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NASCAR driver Christopher Bell made history at the Chili Bowl on Saturday night. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Ashley R Dickerson)

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Christopher Bell added his name to an exclusive event victory list _ and the not-so-elite flip car count _ when the Oklahoma native claimed his third consecutive Golden Driller trophy Saturday night capping the 33rd annual […]

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Kurt Busch Kicks Back At Bristol Track
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Kurt Busch readily admits that ever since Bristol Motor Speedway was resurfaced and its banking changed in 2007 that it has “kicked my butt”, but in Saturday’s Night Race the NASCAR champion kicked back.
Busch conquered the tough short track by leading the final 24 laps in one […]

Sun, 08/19/18 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Kicks Back At Bristol Track
Torrences Are Tops In Brainerd
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Billy Torrence made the most of a weekend off from the family-owned pipeline business Saturday, leading Team Capco to a Top Fuel qualifying sweep for the 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway in Minnesota.
On the last of his four qualifying runs, the 60-year-old Torrence drove through the 1,000-foot course in 3.784-seconds […]

Sun, 08/19/18 – 7:50 | Comments Off on Torrences Are Tops In Brainerd
Power Earns Landmark Pole
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As much success as he’s realized during an outstanding open-wheel racing career, Australian Will Power still had difficulty Saturday accepting his latest accomplishment, when his name was placed alongside that of Texan A.J. Foyt Jr. on Indy car’s all-time pole positions list.
That’s where Power sits after claiming the Verizon P1 Award in qualifying Saturday for […]

Sun, 08/19/18 – 7:43 | Comments Off on Power Earns Landmark Pole
The Other Busch Gets Victory In Bristol
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kurt Busch entered Saturday night’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway as the best driver in the series to not have won a race in 2018. He left Bristol sans the “not have won” tag.
Busch took the lead on a restart with 23 laps to go, held off pole-sitter Kyle Larson […]

Sat, 08/18/18 – 22:27 | Comments Off on The Other Busch Gets Victory In Bristol
Larson Earns Xfinity Win In Bristol
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Kyle Larson won the Food City 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway, collecting his first victory at the .533-mile high-banked concrete short track.
The victory came in overtime.
“It feels really, really cool to win here finally at Bristol,” said Larson, who won for the fourth time in six starts this season and the […]

Sat, 08/18/18 – 8:29 | Comments Off on Larson Earns Xfinity Win In Bristol
Q and A: Dixon Can’t Get Enough
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Chip Ganassi Racing’s longest-tenured driver will continue to add to that legacy, apparently well past his 40th birthday.
Scott Dixon, a four-time Verizon IndyCar Series champion and current point-leader, has signed a “multi-year” contract extension that will see the 38-year-old Kiwi compete with CGR for a record 18th season in 2019 in […]

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Brown On Early Top Fuel Pole In Brainerd
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Antron Brown continued his late-season resurgence Friday, emerging as provisional pole-winner in Top Fuel after the first two of four rounds of time trials at the 37th annual NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway in Minnesota.
Brown won the most recent national event at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Wash., where NHRA’s summertime three-race Western Swing concluded. […]

Sat, 08/18/18 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Brown On Early Top Fuel Pole In Brainerd
Truex’s Future Will Depend On Dough
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Defending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. said Friday that sponsorship was the key to his remaining at Furniture Row Racing in 2019.
5-hour ENERGY, a co-primary sponsor on Truex’s Toyota with Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats for 30 Cup races this year, announced last month it was leaving the […]

Fri, 08/17/18 – 17:28 | Comments Off on Truex’s Future Will Depend On Dough
Kasey Kahne Will Walk Back Into Sprinting
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Kasey Kahne said Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway that  he could no longer give 100 percent to a full-time NASCAR schedule and it wasn’t fair for him to continue, but he might run 40 to 50 Sprint Car races in 2019.
“You can do 40 or 50 (Sprint […]

Fri, 08/17/18 – 14:06 | Comments Off on Kasey Kahne Will Walk Back Into Sprinting
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Johnny Sauter picked up his series-best fifth NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory of the season Thursday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Thanks to Sauter’s win, Matt Crafton grabbed the eighth and final spot in the NCWTS Playoff on points. Also advancing to the Playoff were race runner-up Stewart Friesen and Grant Enfinger, who clinched the sixth […]

Fri, 08/17/18 – 7:07 | Comments Off on Sauter Adds Another Truck Win