Johnson City Press Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Barrett wins in first start at Bristol

Barrett wins in first start at Bristol

August 20th, 2014 11:05 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Tommy Barrett Jr. didn't let a little thing like a lack of experience slow him down in the Bush's Beans 150 for the NASCAR Modified Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Junior Nation has reason to revel

Junior Nation has reason to revel

August 20th, 2014 11:05 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It's already been the best season in a decade for Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. His fans hope the final third of the season can produce his greatest season ever with a championship.

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Gaulding confident about challenge

Gaulding confident about challenge

August 19th, 2014 9:57 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Gray Gaudling, a 16-year-old from Colonial Heights, Virginia, said he's ready to challenge all the stars of the Truck Series as well as Sprint Cup driver Kyle Busch Wednesday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Spring race already the talk at BMS

Spring race already the talk at BMS

August 19th, 2014 9:55 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Today's doubleheader at Bristol Motor Speedway kicks off the region's biggest racing weekend of the year, although much of the focus is already on next spring.

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'Family' reunion: Bristol campgrounds filling up as race looms

'Family' reunion: Bristol campgrounds filling up as race looms - VIDEO

August 19th, 2014 9:55 pm by Staff Report

The Irwin Tools Night Race isn't until Saturday night, but Bristol Motor Speedway's campgrounds are already starting to fill up.

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Bestwick, ESPN ready for one last Bristol race

Bestwick, ESPN ready for one last Bristol race

August 18th, 2014 8:34 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Allen Bestwick, the lead announcer on the ESPN's NASCAR coverage, will tell you, however, there is something different about the crew's last visit to Bristol Motor Speedway, site of this Saturday's IRWIN Tools Night Race.

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Veteran Teague to race in Nationwide event

Veteran Teague to race in Nationwide event

August 18th, 2014 8:32 pm by Jeff Birchfield

At Bristol, Teague has 45 career starts in the three national series and quite a few more on the other short-track circuits.

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Gordon wins at Michigan, Bristol next on tour

Gordon wins at Michigan, Bristol next on tour

August 17th, 2014 10:36 pm by AP

Gordon raced to his third Sprint Cup victory of the year, holding off Kevin Harvick on Sunday for his first win at Michigan International Speedway since 2001.

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Still waiting to hear from Stewart

Still waiting to hear from Stewart

August 16th, 2014 11:11 pm by AP

Plenty of people have weighed in on the tragic events last weekend at a short track in New York. But there's only one person who really knows what happened: Tony Stewart.

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New NASCAR rule aims to keep drivers in cars

New NASCAR rule aims to keep drivers in cars

August 15th, 2014 6:09 pm by AP

NASCAR added a rule Friday barring its drivers from approaching the track or moving cars after accidents.

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