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NASCAR tracks unite, ask fans not to fly Confederate flag

NASCAR tracks unite, ask fans not to fly Confederate flag

July 2nd, 2015 5:13 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

The facilities vowed to have the most "welcoming environments in all of sports and entertainment."

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Night race is truly an international event

Night race is truly an international event

June 30th, 2015 9:18 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Bristol Motor Speedway released the results of research about the 2014 IRWIN Tools Night Race on Monday and it showed the track hosted visitors from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and 25 foreign countries.

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Gordon to run retro paint scheme at Bristol

Gordon to run retro paint scheme at Bristol

June 30th, 2015 9:16 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon announced Tuesday on CBS This Morning that his No. 24 Chevrolet will have a retro rainbow-colored paint scheme for the IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 22.

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Drivers get ready to turn left and right

Drivers get ready to turn left and right

June 23rd, 2015 9:50 pm by Jeff Birchfield

One of the Sprint Cup Series' two visits to the road courses each year takes place this Sunday at Sonoma Raceway.

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Schumacher flexes his muscles in Bristol

Schumacher flexes his muscles in Bristol

June 21st, 2015 11:16 pm by Dave Ongie

Tony Schumacher gave the world a glimpse of his past dominance under the lights at Bristol Dragway during qualifying for the Thunder Valley Nationals.

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Home again not so sweet for Johnson

Home again not so sweet for Johnson

June 21st, 2015 11:10 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Allen Johnson's struggles at his home race continued Sunday in the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway as Erica Enders went on to win the Pro Stock division.

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Hagan wins NHRA title at home track

Hagan wins NHRA title at home track

June 21st, 2015 11:05 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Two-time and defending Funny Car world champion Matt Hagan won his home race at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Sunday at Bristol Dragway.

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Force, Schumacher set records to lead Nitros

Force, Schumacher set records to lead Nitros

June 20th, 2015 11:25 pm by Jeff Birchfield

With rain delays pushing back Saturday qualifying until conditions were ideal, John Force and Tony Schumacher set track records in the Nitro classes at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

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Enders pulls away to lead Pro Stock

Enders pulls away to lead Pro Stock

June 20th, 2015 11:20 pm by Dave Ongie

When Erica Enders pulled up to the starting line for her fourth and final qualifying effort at Bristol Dragway on Saturday night, there was no margin for error. But that didn't matter much to Enders, who laid down a flawless pass to secure the 16th pole o

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PHOTO GALLERY: NHRA Nitro Alley

June 20th, 2015 5:00 pm by Dave Ongie

Photos from the pit area of the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals on Saturday at Bristol Dragway.

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