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Busch wins Truck race, 14th Bristol victory

Busch wins Truck race, 14th Bristol victory

August 21st, 2013 9:53 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kyle Busch won the NASCAR Truck Series race Wednesday night at Bristol Motor Speedway for his record 14th overall victory on the high-banked 0.533-mile oval.

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Stefanik rules Modified race at BMS

August 21st, 2013 9:40 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Seven-time NASCAR Whelen Modified Series champion Mike Stefanik scored his series-record 74th career win on Wednesday, passing Todd Szegedy on lap 125 to win the Titan Roof 150 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Bristol always one of Jarrett’s favorite tracks

Bristol always one of Jarrett’s favorite tracks

August 21st, 2013 6:57 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Bristol Motor Speedway was always one of Dale Jarrett’s favorite tracks as a race car driver. He only wishes it was reflected in his driving record.

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Busy week begins for Carrier

Busy week begins for Carrier

August 20th, 2013 7:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Bristol native Chris Carrier will be one of the busiest men in the NASCAR garage this weekend. He will be on the pit box for newcomer Ben Kennedy in Wednesday's UNOH 200, and on Friday, he will be helping the Turner Scott Motorsports team in the Food City

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NASCAR is the family business for Kennedy

NASCAR is the family business for Kennedy

August 20th, 2013 7:01 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Ben Kennedy, the son of International Speedway Chairman Lesa Kennedy and the nephew of NASCAR Chairman Brian France, will make his Camping World Truck Series debut in the UNOH 200.

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Doubleheader kicks off week of racing

Doubleheader kicks off week of racing

August 20th, 2013 6:49 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Races and racing-related activities are scheduled every day from today to Sunday in the area.

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Kahne returns to site of spring win

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

The dream came true for Kasey Kahne in March when he led 109 laps to win the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. He will try for a second straight win in this Saturday’s IRWIN Tools Night Race.

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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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