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Johnson debuts new car in style

Johnson debuts new car in style

March 17th, 2014 6:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Allen Johnson drove a new Dodge Dart body style to the Pro Stock win Sunday in the NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.

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BMS game already has its benefits

BMS game already has its benefits

March 16th, 2014 10:58 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Although the game is more than two years away, the University of Tennessee and Virginia Tech football programs are already reaping the benefits of the "Battle at Bristol."

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Weather takes toll on attendance at BMS

Weather takes toll on attendance at BMS

March 16th, 2014 10:57 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Wet weather hurt the crowds for Sunday's race with the stands less than a quarter-full for most of the day, and around 10 percent capacity as the race went into the night.

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Edwards get third Sprint Cup win at BMS

Edwards get third Sprint Cup win at BMS

March 16th, 2014 10:55 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Carl Edwards jumped out quickly on a lap 460 restart as he saw fellow Ford drivers Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Aric Almirola battle side-by-side behind him. It allowed Edwards to pull out to a big lead and cruise to victory in the Food City 500.

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Update: Track prepped to begin Bristol race

Update: Track prepped to begin Bristol race

March 16th, 2014 1:03 pm by Contributed

The drying process was underway mid-afternoon.

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Weather a concern for Food City 500

Weather a concern for Food City 500

March 15th, 2014 8:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It means the Food City 500 could be pushed back to later in the day or even to Monday.

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Johnson just wants to survive Bristol

Johnson just wants to survive Bristol

March 15th, 2014 8:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Yet when it comes to today's Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, the six-time NASCAR champion has less ambitious goals.

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Front row favorites in Food City 500

Front row favorites in Food City 500 premium content

March 15th, 2014 7:46 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Denny Hamlin in the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota starts from the pole after turning a track record lap of 129.991 mph in Friday qualifying.

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Busch earns Nationwide win at Bristol

Busch earns Nationwide win at Bristol

March 15th, 2014 7:44 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Busch also added to Bristol track records with his seventh Nationwide victory and his 16th win in NASCAR's three national series at the .533-mile oval.

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Cup veterans continue to rule Nationwide races

March 15th, 2014 7:43 pm by Jeff Birchfield

When it comes to Nationwide Series races at the "World's Fastest Half-Mile," Bristol Motor Speedway remains the playground of Sprint Cup Series veterans.

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