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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Bristol Motor Speedway’s spring races have been moved next year to April 18-19, hopefully, signaling an end to the snow and extremely cold weather that has plagued the track’s March date, it was announced Friday.
That, however, won’t be the only change on the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule. Two others are expected [...]

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Johnson Gets His First Victory At Bristol
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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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 [...]

Sun, 03/21/10 – 15:40 | Comments Off
Flag to Flag: Bristol
Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
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Watching the Food City 500?
Nick Bromberg is.
Join him here as he live chats the race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Sun, 03/21/10 – 13:56 | Comments Off
Meyers Wins, Leads Series
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Jason Meyers not only picked up his third World of Outlaws win of the year Saturday but also took the lead in the series championship standings.
Meyers won the finale of Kasey’s King of Bulls Gap Presented By Budweiser at the blazing fast and ultra high-banked Volunteer Speedway.
Meyers opened the two-day event which was co-sanctioned with [...]

Sun, 03/21/10 – 9:47 | Comments Off
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 [...]

Sun, 03/21/10 – 8:51 | Comments Off
Race Day: Bigger Real Estate Squabbles On Tap?
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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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 [...]

Sun, 03/21/10 – 8:13 | Comments Off
Bourdais Spins, Rival Peugeot Wins at Sebring
Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Sebring, Fla. – It was fitting that an armadillo ambled onto the track shortly after sunset during the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring – and then safely made it to the other side of the wide expanse of concrete at Turn 17. This was one wacky race, although typical of the difficult conditions that [...]

Sun, 03/21/10 – 0:04 | 2 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 [...]

Sat, 03/20/10 – 18:34 | 10 Comments
Allgaier Captures First Nationwide Victory
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Justin Allgaier held off Penske Racing teammate Brad Keselowski to win the Scotts Turf Builder 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday.
The victory was the first of Allgaier’s Nationwide Series career.
“Couldn’t be happier to be here. Unbelievable,” Allgaier said. “I hope this is the first of many.”
Keselowski, who had won the pole for the [...]

Sat, 03/20/10 – 16:08 | One Comment
Peugeot Looking Good At Sebring
Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Sebring, Fla. – The high-tech cars are often considered the stars in sports car racing. Judging by a circuit packed with all manner of vehicles and fans on foot, the phenomenal Peugeot 908 HDi’s continue to draw a crowd despite the absence of Audi from the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring for the first [...]

Sat, 03/20/10 – 15:39 | 3 Comments
Fantasy Racing: Bristol
Nick Bromberg | Senior Writer
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Food City 500
Bristol Motor Speedway
Sunday March 21, 1PM ET, Fox
Race Facts: Bristol’s two pit roads are considered one under caution, but are separate during green. That tends to bite drivers in the butt, so odds are someone will get the rules confused on Sunday… The1971 race didn’t have any cautions. The first 50 laps Sunday [...]

Sat, 03/20/10 – 11:06 | One Comment