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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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Bayne still has hopes for Nationwide title

Bayne still has hopes for Nationwide title

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

Trevor Bayne is currently sixth in the Nationwide Series point standings. He trails Chase Elliott by 52 points entering tonight's Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Stewart will skip Cup race

Stewart will skip Cup race

August 20th, 2014 11:10 pm by AP

Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.

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Truck race postponed

Truck race postponed

August 20th, 2014 11:06 pm by Staff Report

The UNOH 200 NASCAR Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway was postponed Wednesday night due to rain.

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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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