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Drivers take opposing views on holding grudges

Drivers take opposing views on holding grudges

January 27th, 2015 10:33 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Are NASCAR drivers really that bad to hold grudges long after a race? It depends on whom you ask.

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Stewart doesn't want to look back

Stewart doesn't want to look back

January 27th, 2015 10:31 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Tony Stewart doesn't want to reflect on the last 18 months after coming off the toughest period of his life.

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Gibbs never thought of deflating footballs

Gibbs never thought of deflating footballs

January 26th, 2015 8:15 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Asked if he knew anybody who blatanly cheated when he was in the league, Gibbs responded, "That's not for me to say or comment on."

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France remains optimistic about NASCAR during tough times

France remains optimistic about NASCAR during tough times

January 26th, 2015 8:11 pm by Jeff Birchfield

A challenge has always been attracting new NASCAR fans while keeping the core fans engaged. France believes it's possible to do both without having real conflict.

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Gordon, pit stops sure to be hot topics of tour

Gordon, pit stops sure to be hot topics of tour

January 25th, 2015 8:30 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The announcement that 2015 would be Jeff Gordon's final full-time season is usually the type of big news held for the annual tour, which has led some experts to believe a major announcement about the future of defening Xifinity Series champion Chase Ellio

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Gordon's announcement will mark the end of an era

Gordon's announcement will mark the end of an era

January 22nd, 2015 5:13 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Once the guy who ushered in a new era of NASCAR racing, Jeff Gordon announced Thursday that his own era would be entering its final laps.

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Jeff Gordon to retire as full-time driver after 2015 NASCAR season

Jeff Gordon to retire as full-time driver after 2015 NASCAR season

January 22nd, 2015 10:52 am by Associated Press

Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon says he will retire as a full-time driver after 2015 season.

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Force will run Chevy this season

Force will run Chevy this season

January 15th, 2015 10:34 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The biggest name in drag racing will be driving a Chevrolet this season. John Force, the 16-time NHRA Funny Car World Champion, had signed a multi-year with the Bowtie brand.

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Scalf recalls tenure at BMS in new book

Scalf recalls tenure at BMS in new book

January 3rd, 2015 10:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Former BMS general manager Ron Scalf opens up about those and other experiences in a new book titled "Bristol Motor Speedway, Racin' The Way It Was. My 10 Years at the World's Fastest Half Mile NASCAR Track."

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Move to April paying off for Bristol Motor Speedway

Move to April paying off for Bristol Motor Speedway

December 23rd, 2014 5:31 pm by Jeff Birchfield

According to Bristol Motor Speedway general manager Jerry Caldwell, the announced date change of the Food City 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race from March to April 19 is paying off in a big way at the ticket window.

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