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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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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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