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Hall of Fame nominee Neil Bonnett and Jeff Hood, the author the piece below, in 1981.

By Jeff Hood | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

“Everything’s better, with Neil Bonnett on it…”

Nearly four decades later, that goofy jingle still resonates in my mind.

It was a blistering hot and humid Labor Day Monday in 1981 in Darlington, S.C. Stock car racing’s […]

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Bristol Featured Numerous Good Storylines
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – A Kyle Busch victory at Bristol Motor Speedway is nothing new. After all, he’s won at the tough half-mile track in all three of NASCAR’s top three series and swept the Truck-Xfinity-Cup weekend twice.
Overall, the 32-year-old Busch possesses seven Bristol victories in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup […]

Mon, 04/16/18 – 16:56 | Comments Off on Bristol Featured Numerous Good Storylines
Kyle Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Bristol Cup Race
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One week and one day after getting his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season, Kyle Busch got his second. Busch, who won last weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, captured Monday’s rain-delayed event at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Joe Gibbs Racing’s Busch, who led 117 of 500 laps in his No. 18 Camry, took […]

Mon, 04/16/18 – 14:31 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Wins Rain-Delayed Bristol Cup Race
Rossi Wins Street Fight
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Alexander Rossi had a great weekend at home. The California native qualified P1 on Saturday for Sunday’s IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Long Beach, led the morning warmup practice on race day, three of four practices on the weekend and then collected the big trophy in the race itself.
The Andretti Autosport driver led all but […]

Sun, 04/15/18 – 18:10 | Comments Off on Rossi Wins Street Fight
Rains Force Postponement Of Bristol Cup Race
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Persistent rain Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway forced NASCAR to postpone the conclusion of the Food City 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race until Monday.
The race is scheduled to resume at 1 p.m. EDT on lap 205 in Stage 2 with Kyle Larson leading. Rounding out the […]

Sun, 04/15/18 – 17:50 | Comments Off on Rains Force Postponement Of Bristol Cup Race
Ricciardo Wins Chinese F1 Race
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Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull Racing survived an engine fire in practice and a P6 starting position to Sunday’s Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix.
The victory came a week after Ricciardo retired from the race in Bahrain on the second lap with an engine failure.
The win was the Australian driver’s sixth in F1. It came by […]

Sun, 04/15/18 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Ricciardo Wins Chinese F1 Race
Action Express Wins Long Beach
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 Joao Barbosa and Filipe Albuquerque ended a three-year winning streak for Wayne Taylor Racing’s No. 10 Cadillac DPi-V.R. team with an impressive performance that put the No. 5 Cadillac DPi-V.R. team into victory lane for the second time this season.

It was the first career Long Beach win for both drivers and moved the Rolex 24 […]

Sat, 04/14/18 – 19:59 | Comments Off on Action Express Wins Long Beach
Rossi On IndyCar Pole In Long Beach
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Alexander Rossi of Andretti Autosport captured the pole for Sunday’s Long Beach Grand Prix IndyCar Series race on Saturday.
The pole was the second for Rossi in an Indy car, the first coming at the Watkins Glen road course. He went on to win that race.
“Obviously, you go out every single session and believe that you […]

Sat, 04/14/18 – 18:39 | Comments Off on Rossi On IndyCar Pole In Long Beach
Preece’s Investment In Himself Pays Off In Bristol
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By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – A Modified champion and short-track star, Ryan Preece knew he possessed the talent needed to succeed in NASCAR’s top touring series. He simply needed a chance to prove it.
That chance came last year, but only because Preece possessed a strong belief in himself and the passion to […]

Sat, 04/14/18 – 18:19 | Comments Off on Preece’s Investment In Himself Pays Off In Bristol
Preece Wins Bristol Xfinity Race
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Ryan Preece won Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Preece’s led 39 of 300 laps in his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota to collect his first win of the year, the second of his career and his  first in the series at Bristol.
“Words can’t even describe,” Preece said of winning at Bristol. “My mom’s super […]

Sat, 04/14/18 – 17:27 | Comments Off on Preece Wins Bristol Xfinity Race
Haas F1 Drivers Qualify In Top 11 In China
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Haas F1 Team drivers Romain Grosjean and Kevin Magnussen qualified 10th and 11th, respectively, on Saturday for the Chinese Grand Prix. Round 3 of the 21-race FIA Formula One World Championship is scheduled for Sunday on the 3.387-mile/5.451-kilometer/16-turn Shanghai International Circuit.
Grosjean set the fifth-fastest time in Q1 for the American-owned team with a lap of […]

Sat, 04/14/18 – 11:58 | Comments Off on Haas F1 Drivers Qualify In Top 11 In China