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Johnson Gets His First Victory At Bristol
Sunday, 21 Mar, 2010 – 15:40 | Comments Off on Johnson Gets His First Victory At Bristol
Johnson Gets His First Victory At Bristol

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Jimmie Johnson’s war on career hurdles continued Sunday as he got his first-ever Sprint Cup victory at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The victory came on Johnson’s 17th attempt at the .533-mile bull ring. By normal standards, that is not a long time. By Johnson’s, it seemed like forever.
“Yes, it has been one […]

Flag to Flag: Bristol
Sunday, 21 Mar, 2010 – 13:56 | Comments Off on Flag to Flag: Bristol
Flag to Flag: Bristol

Watching the Food City 500?
Nick Bromberg is.
Join him here as he live chats the race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Race Day Q and A: With Roger Penske
Sunday, 21 Mar, 2010 – 8:51 | Comments Off on Race Day Q and A: With Roger Penske
Race Day Q and A: With Roger Penske

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Roger Penske is one of the winningest and most respected team owners in all of motor sports.
One of his current Sprint Cup drivers, Brad Keselowski, has been at the center of NASCAR’s major current controversy – a late-race crash at Atlanta two weeks ago in which Keselowski’s car was hit from behind by that of […]

Race Day: Bigger Real Estate Squabbles On Tap?
Sunday, 21 Mar, 2010 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Race Day: Bigger Real Estate Squabbles On Tap?
Race Day: Bigger Real Estate Squabbles On Tap?

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Safety and excitement tend to be mutually exclusive concepts when it comes to racing. Unlike love and marriage, it just seems that when it comes to safety and excitement, you can’t have one with the other.
In today’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, that theory will be tested as […]

Ugly Wreck Mars Legends Race
Saturday, 20 Mar, 2010 – 18:34 | 10 Comments
Ugly Wreck Mars Legends Race

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A scary crash in a race for retired NASCAR drivers at Bristol Motor Speedway Saturday afternoon resulted in unspecified injuries to Larry Pearson and Charlie Glotzbach.
Both were knocked unconscious in the crash and were transported to a hospital.
Pearson and Glotzbach were injured when Glotzbach’s car slammed into the driver-side door of Pearson’s car as Pearson […]

NASCAR Meets With Combatants
Saturday, 20 Mar, 2010 – 9:45 | One Comment
NASCAR Meets With Combatants

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NASCAR met with drivers Carl Edwards, Brad Keselowski and their team owners on Saturday morning to talk about their on-going feud.
Afterward some of those involved talked about the meeting.
Edwards said the meeting went well.
“I think the biggest thing coming out of that meeting is that now, I think, Brad and I understand one another […]

Pedley: Is Bad Brad Becoming A Garage-Area Outsider?
Saturday, 20 Mar, 2010 – 8:37 | Comments Off on Pedley: Is Bad Brad Becoming A Garage-Area Outsider?
Pedley: Is Bad Brad Becoming A Garage-Area Outsider?

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Apparently it is not just Carl Edwards who has cancelled his membership in the Brad Keselowski fan club. Judging from comments issued by other drivers at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend, Bad Brad may not exactly be walking among friends as he roams the garages these days.
Jimmie Johnson, for example, […]

Minter: Stewart Is On A Media Room Tear
Saturday, 20 Mar, 2010 – 6:52 | 9 Comments
Minter: Stewart Is On A Media Room Tear

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Bristol, Tenn. – Tony Stewart, the driver who seems to have interpreted NASCAR’s directive to “Have at it” as instructions to launch a season-long string of insults aimed at the print media, was back at it on Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Quite ironically, the one reporter he seemed to have […]

Logano On Cup Pole at Bristol
Friday, 19 Mar, 2010 – 16:06 | Comments Off on Logano On Cup Pole at Bristol
Logano On Cup Pole at Bristol

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Joey Logano, beginning his second full season in Sprint Cup, won the pole for the Food City 500 on Friday afternoon at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Logano ran at lap 124.630 mph in his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota to take his first Sprint Cup pole.
“We have a really fast Home Depot Toyota, for sure,” Logano said. “We […]

Cup Notes: A Softening Ticket?
Friday, 19 Mar, 2010 – 15:16 | Comments Off on Cup Notes: A Softening Ticket?
Cup Notes: A Softening Ticket?

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Bristol, Tenn. – Even mighty Bristol Motor Speedway is feeling the wrath of the Great Recession.
Thunder Valley has long been considered the toughest ticket in NASCAR. But Sunday’s Food City 500 isn’t sold out.
Veteran driver Jeff Burton admitted on Friday that the sport is in the midst of the worst economic climate […]