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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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Stewart to skip Michigan race

Stewart to skip Michigan race

August 14th, 2014 8:23 pm by AP

Tony Stewart will not race Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, skipping a second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup race since striking and killing a driver in a dirt-track race at a small New York track.

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Mourners gather for driver killed by Tony Stewart's car

Mourners gather for driver killed by Tony Stewart's car

August 14th, 2014 11:55 am by MARY ESCH, Associated Press

Kevin Ward Jr.'s casket, decorated with orange and white flowers, was carried into South Lewis Senior High School about an hour before services were to begin. Ward, a 2012 graduate, lived in nearby Port Leyden.

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Should Tony Stewart face criminal charges in racetrack death?

Should Tony Stewart face criminal charges in racetrack death?

August 13th, 2014 12:36 pm by JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer

"The question over whether someone was reckless is a factual one, and one a prosecutor might let a jury decide" - Corey Rayburn Yung of the Kansas University School of Law.

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Stewart's plans remain in question

Stewart's plans remain in question

August 12th, 2014 11:52 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Stewart missed last Sunday's NASCAR race at Watkins Glen, New York in the wake of a sprint car accident that killed on-foot driver Kevin Ward Jr.

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