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Monteith shows off truck he'll race at BMS

Monteith shows off truck he'll race at BMS

July 29th, 2013 8:13 pm by Jeff Birchfield

BRISTOL — The usually colorful Nate Monteith sported more of a basic look at Bristol Motor Speedway on Monday afternoon. Two days after an announcement he will race in the NASCAR UNOH 200 at Bristol on August 21, the two-time defending Kingsport Speedway

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Dirt track racing takes the spotlight

Dirt track racing takes the spotlight

July 23rd, 2013 5:13 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Dirt track racing will be in the spotlight Wednesday as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races the Midsummer Classic at Eldora (Ohio) Speedway.

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Diverse group makes up GRC field

Diverse group makes up GRC field

July 20th, 2013 8:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Drifting champion, NASCAR driver, Formula One veteran, Hollywood stunt man and TV show host all competed at Saturday's Global Rallycross event at BSM — and that was just two of the drivers.

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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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