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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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Rally cars, monster trucks to invade BMS

July 19th, 2013 10:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It's sure to be a unique show this weekend, as Global Rallycross Series teams with Monster Trucks for the first time at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Old friends recall Bristol battles

Old friends recall Bristol battles

July 16th, 2013 7:31 pm by Jeff Birchfield

From the concrete grandstands to the middle of the action to what they described as the best seats in the house as ESPN analysts, Dale Jarrett and Andy Petree have always loved the action at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Jarrett: BMS should host All-Star race

Jarrett: BMS should host All-Star race

July 16th, 2013 7:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Recently named to the new class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, Jarrett believes the NASCAR All-Star race needs moved away from Charlotte’s mile-and-a-half oval to the short track at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Allison, McReynolds were quite a team

Allison, McReynolds were quite a team

July 13th, 2013 10:44 pm by Jeff Birchfield

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Family counselor remembers Allison, Kulwicki

Family counselor remembers Allison, Kulwicki

July 12th, 2013 6:32 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Father Dale Grubba, an Allison family counselor, says “I remember sitting with Davey and he was talking about it was Alan’s year. ... I always remembered that, how life sometimes has things we don’t expect and we don’t get to accomplish the things we want

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Allison’s talent, goodness endure through the years

Allison’s talent, goodness endure through the years

July 11th, 2013 8:11 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Dale Jarrett recalls Davey Allison, who died in a helicopter crash on July 13, 1993 at age 32, as one of the best race car drivers he ever competed against.

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Johnson, Kenseth established as favorites

Johnson, Kenseth established as favorites

July 9th, 2013 8:28 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Halfway through this season, Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth have been the dominant drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

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Caldwell encouraged by BMS ticket sales

Caldwell encouraged by BMS ticket sales

July 2nd, 2013 5:58 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Bristol Motor Speedway general manager Jerry Caldwell looks at the early indicators and is encouraged by ticket sales for next month’s IRWIN Tools Night Race.

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Biffle wants to peak at right time

Biffle wants to peak at right time

June 27th, 2013 7:06 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Greg Biffle, who finished fifth in last year's Sprint Cup points standings after leading earlier in the year, hopes to build on his win at Michigan.

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