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Morgan the money man at Kingsport Speedway

Morgan the money man at Kingsport Speedway

August 25th, 2013 5:40 pm by Jeff Birchfield

This J.P. Morgan is a titan on the race track instead of a titan of industry. Morgan drove past Caleb Holman on lap 150 and led the rest of the way to win Sunday’s X-1R Lubricants 250 for the CARS Pro Cup Series at Kingsport Speedway.

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Kenseth holds off Kahne for BMS win

Kenseth holds off Kahne for BMS win

August 24th, 2013 11:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Matt Kenseth led the final 126 laps, but spent the final 15 circuits around the .533-mile oval holding off Kahne’s No. 5 Chevrolet to win the IRWIN Tools Night Race on Saturday at BMS.

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Gibbs team continues to dominate night race

Gibbs team continues to dominate night race

August 24th, 2013 11:08 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Matt Kenseth’s close victory over Kasey Kahne on Saturday night was the organization’s second straight win in the event and its fourth in the last five years.

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Bristol has special aura even for media

Bristol has special aura even for media

August 24th, 2013 6:48 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Even to the national press members who cover NASCAR on a weekly basis, no place is like the high-banked short track nicknamed, ‘The Last Great Coliseum.”

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Busch dominates Food City 250

Busch dominates Food City 250

August 23rd, 2013 10:05 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kyle Busch continued his record-setting week at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday night, leading 228 laps to win the Food City 250 for his sixth career Nationwide Series win.

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Early favorites have to start from back

Early favorites have to start from back

August 23rd, 2013 7:51 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Earlier this week, Kyle Busch and Jimmie Johnson were listed as co-favorites to win tonight’s IRWIN Tools Night Race. That changed late Friday afternoon.

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Hamlin wins pole for Night Race

Hamlin wins pole for Night Race

August 23rd, 2013 7:34 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Denny Hamlin won the pole position for the IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway after teammate Kyle Busch spun twice during qualifying.

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Martin has big shoes to fill in Stewart car

Martin has big shoes to fill in Stewart car

August 23rd, 2013 7:18 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Tony Stewart, who has been sidelined since breaking his leg in a sprint car crash on Aug. 6, was glad Mark Martin accepted an offer to drive his No. 14 Chevrolet in tonight’s IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway and even happier for his compan

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Bayne’s plans all set for ’14

Bayne’s plans all set for ’14

August 23rd, 2013 7:17 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Trevor Bayne hopes an announcement earlier this week will finally give some stability to his racing career.

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ESPN’s Little all about racing

ESPN’s Little all about racing

August 23rd, 2013 11:25 am by Jeff Birchfield

Over the years, ESPN motorsports reporters have proven to be versatile in covering other sports. Jamie Little isn’t interested in following that path. The former FHM magazine cover girl explains how she’s much like another colleague.

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