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Petree remembers Earnhardt, other drivers at BMS

Petree remembers Earnhardt, other drivers at BMS

August 19th, 2013 6:11 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Andy Petree has been to Bristol Motor Speedway in a variety of roles and with a variety of race car drivers. Certainly, one driver who stood out was seven-time NASCAR champion Dale Earnhardt.

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Finchum holds off Shell for Kingsport crown

Finchum holds off Shell for Kingsport crown

August 17th, 2013 8:34 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Chad Finchum edged Johnson City's Zeke Shell to win the season championship at Kingsport Speedway on Friday night.

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Shell has one last chance at Kingsport title

Shell has one last chance at Kingsport title

August 13th, 2013 10:13 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Zeke Shell is down to his final shot at becoming Kingsport Speedway track champion for 2013.

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Elliott leads famous names at BMS test

Elliott leads famous names at BMS test

August 6th, 2013 7:37 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Although second-generation driver Chase Elliott had never been in a Truck Series machine on the high-banked short track, he had plenty of not-so secret weapons during morning testing for the UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Broyles pockets second straight win at Bulls Gap

Broyles pockets second straight win at Bulls Gap

August 5th, 2013 6:27 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jerry Broyles grabbed the lead at the start of this past Saturday night’s Crate Late Model feature at Volunteer Speedway and led the rest of the way for his second straight win at the Bulls Gap dirt track.

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BMS completes major cleanup from Rallycross

BMS completes major cleanup from Rallycross

July 31st, 2013 4:23 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The staff at Bristol Motor Speedway is hard at work getting the track ready for the Aug. 24 IRWIN Tools Night Race after finishing cleanup from the July 20 Global Rallycross event.

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Monteith shows off truck he'll race at BMS

Monteith shows off truck he'll race at BMS

July 29th, 2013 8:13 pm by Jeff Birchfield

BRISTOL — The usually colorful Nate Monteith sported more of a basic look at Bristol Motor Speedway on Monday afternoon. Two days after an announcement he will race in the NASCAR UNOH 200 at Bristol on August 21, the two-time defending Kingsport Speedway

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Dirt track racing takes the spotlight

Dirt track racing takes the spotlight

July 23rd, 2013 5:13 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Dirt track racing will be in the spotlight Wednesday as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races the Midsummer Classic at Eldora (Ohio) Speedway.

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Diverse group makes up GRC field

Diverse group makes up GRC field

July 20th, 2013 8:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Drifting champion, NASCAR driver, Formula One veteran, Hollywood stunt man and TV show host all competed at Saturday's Global Rallycross event at BSM — and that was just two of the drivers.

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Heikkinen bumps way to Bristol win

Heikkinen bumps way to Bristol win

July 20th, 2013 7:58 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Toomas Heikkinen bumped past Ken Block in the first turn to win the first-ever Global Rallycross Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday.

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