Johnson City Press Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Date change draws positive reaction

Date change draws positive reaction

August 23rd, 2014 10:22 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The announced date change of next year's Food City 500 was widely praised at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday.

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Blaney pulls past Busch on restart for Nationwide win

Blaney pulls past Busch on restart for Nationwide win

August 23rd, 2014 12:03 am by Jeff Birchfield

Ryan Blaney bested Kyle Busch on a restart with six laps to go and held off a final charge to win Friday night's Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Harvick captures pole for Night Race

Harvick captures pole for Night Race

August 22nd, 2014 8:33 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kevin Harvick turned the fastest lap ever in a stock car at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday night to earn the pole for tonight's IRWIN Tools Night Race.

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Food City 500 will move to April

Food City 500 will move to April

August 22nd, 2014 7:35 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It's official: The Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway will move to April 19 in 2015.

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Busch looks to add more highlights

Busch looks to add more highlights

August 22nd, 2014 7:32 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kurt Busch has already provided one of the top highlights of the 2014 Sprint Cup season on the short tracks. Now, he wants to add another highlight at Bristol Motor Speedway where he has five wins.

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Whitaker remembered as a tough competitor

Whitaker remembered as a tough competitor

August 22nd, 2014 7:30 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Legendary NASCAR car owner Ed Whitaker died Friday morning in Bristol. He was 76.

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Teague denied entry into Food City 300

Teague denied entry into Food City 300

August 22nd, 2014 6:30 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Johnson City driver Brad Teague was denied the opportunity to compete in Friday night's Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway in a decision that left him and several local sponsors fuming.

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BMS Night Race up there with the best says Punch

BMS Night Race up there with the best says Punch

August 21st, 2014 10:49 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Dr. Jerry Punch understands the slogan, "There's racing and then there's Bristol."

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Jones catching on quickly in Nationwide Series

Jones catching on quickly in Nationwide Series

August 21st, 2014 10:48 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Erik Jones, an 18-year-old from Michigan, is competing in Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday after making NASCAR history last season.

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Keselowski wins delayed Truck race

Keselowski wins delayed Truck race

August 21st, 2014 10:47 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Brad Keselowski passed defending race champion Kyle Busch with 75 laps to go and held off Busch's teammate Darrell Wallace Jr. in the UNOH 200. It was his first Truck Series win in 62 starts.

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