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‘Homecoming’ for Cameron Hayley at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Cameron Hayley, driver of the #13 Cabinets by Hayley/Carolina Nut Co. Toyota Tundra - Photo Credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images No one would blame Cameron Hayley for getting homesick. The 19-year-old NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver resides in Sandusky, Ohio where his ThorSport Racing team is based – 1,891.3 miles away from his hometown of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Most of the tracks he races at are even farther away. Distance has not stopped Hayley from chasing his NASCAR dream. Although it’s located on the opposite side of Canada, Hayley will have a homecoming of sorts when he performs in front of his fellow countrymen in Sunday’s Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (1:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1) – the NCWTS’ only road course race of the season. "Not only is this a track I've been ... FULL STORY »

Ty Dillon determined to gain more ground on Chris Buescher at Road America

2015 NXS Ty Dillon (WESCO) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Chris Buescher gambled at Bristol and almost came up big. The key word in the previous sentence: 'Almost.' The 22-year-old Roush Fenway Racing driver took the lead at the .533-mile track after electing not to pit on Lap 192 of ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Soldiers To Top-20 Finish In Final Bristol Start

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 22, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images) BRISTOL, Tenn. – For a split second in Saturday night’s IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, it appeared that Jeff Gordon in his final “Thunder Valley” start could contend for his first win of the 2015 ... FULL STORY »

Clint Bowyer Salvages Fifth Place Finish At Bristol After Brush With Teammate

Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 Cherry 5-hour ENERGY benefiting Special Operations Warrior Foundation Toyota, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 12, 2015 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images BRISTOL, Tenn. – Both Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) cars came to play Saturday night at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, but what no one expected was the two cars to tangle late in the race, sending one to the garage ... FULL STORY »

Speeding Penalty Haunts Kyle Busch At Bristol Motor Speedway

Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell / Getty Images) BRISTOL, Tenn. – Kyle Busch may have had the fastest car at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway Saturday night, but a late-race speeding penalty haunted the Joe Gibbs Racing driver who had to settle for eighth after starting second in ... FULL STORY »

Logano holds off Harvick to defend Bristol night race title

Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 22, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images BRISTOL, Tenn. – With Kevin Harvick hounding him mercilessly for 63 laps, Joey Logano kept his No. 22 Team Penske Ford out front after taking the lead on a Lap 438 restart and held on to win Saturday’s Irwin Tools ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Grateful For Commemorative Honor

Jerry Caldwell, General Manager Bristol Motorspeedway, presents Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, with a commemorative section of the grandstand named "Jeff Gordan Terrace" during a press conference after practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 21, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images Throughout Jeff Gordon’s final season as a full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver, race tracks have been trying to outdo each other in recognition of Gordon’s last visits as a competitor. The honor bestowed by Bristol Motor Speedway—a grandstand terrace ... FULL STORY »



Bruton Smith - Photo Credit:Jim Hunter / NASCAR Public Relations
Bruton Smith returns to race track after battling lymphoma
Posted 08.22.15
BRISTOL, Tenn. – From high in the grandstands at Bristol Motor Speedway, you can see a message in bold letters on top of one of the tents that covers the NASCAR inspection line. The message reads, “Bruton Smith, Class of 2016, NASCAR Hall of Fame, Congratulations Mr. Chairman.” But more ...FULL STORY »
Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 5-hour Energy Toyota, speaks to the media during a press conference prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 21, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer says future plans “didn’t align” with those of former owner
Posted 08.22.15
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Clint Bowyer described his future as “uncertain right now,” but there’s one sure bet you can make about Bowyer’s long-term plans. He won’t be driving for Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates and new partner Rob Kauffman. Earlier in the week, Bowyer and Kauffman, co-owner at Michael ...FULL STORY »
Rob Kauffman (Photo Credit: John Harrelson / Getty Images)
A Business Decision For Rob Kauffman, Too
Posted 08.22.15
For the first time since announcing he would buy an interest in Chip Ganassi Racing, Rob Kauffman laid out his reasons for making the move, one that has the unfortunate consequence of idling the Michael Waltrip Racing organization. It wasn’t personal. It was business. Kauffman said he and co-owner Michael ...FULL STORY »
Daniel Suarez, driver of the #18 Juniper Toyota, celebrates winning a segment of the Dash 4 Cash at the NASCAR XFINITY Series Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 21, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo Credit: Tom Pennington / Getty Images)
Strategy Propels Daniel Suarez To $100,000 Payday At Bristol Motor Speedway
Posted 08.21.15
BRISTOL, Tenn – His performance wasn’t a repeat of April at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, but Daniel Suarez’s fifth place finish in “Thunder Valley” was good enough for the driver of the No. 18 Juniper Toyota Camry to win the fourth round of the XFINITY Dash4Cash $100,000 incentive program. With ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 21, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
Kyle Busch grabs overtime XFINITY win at Bristol
Posted 08.21.15
BRISTOL, Tenn. – When Chris Buescher’s Ford faltered on a green-white-checkered restart on Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch took full advantage, as is his custom. In a Food City 300 that went to two laps of overtime at the .533-mile short track, Busch finished .427 seconds ahead of ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Ground Toyota, poses with Miss Coors Light Amanda Mertz and the Coors Light Pole award after qualifying for pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 21, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
JGR power surge continues with Denny Hamlin on Bristol pole
Posted 08.21.15
BRISTOL, Tenn. – If it’s pole day in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Joe Gibbs Racing must be celebrating. Denny Hamlin powered his No. 11 Toyota around .533-mile Bristol Motor Speedway in 14.602 seconds (131.407 mph) on Friday to win the pole for Saturday’s Irwin Tools Night Race (on NBCSN at ...FULL STORY »
Elliott Sadler (Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt / Getty Images)
Elliott Sadler Still Mum On 2016 XFINITY Series Plans
Posted 08.21.15
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Former Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway winner Elliott Sadler reiterated Friday afternoon that his 2016 NASCAR XFINITY Series plans are not set, despite reports that he’s heading to JR Motorsports next season. “I saw the reports come out just like you did and the report was about ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Signs New Lease For Different New York Office
Posted 08.21.15
BRISTOL, Tenn – The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) will move its New York office early next year, according to Crain’s New York. Currently housed at Park Avenue Tower, at 65 E. 55th St, NASCAR will lease new space at 590 Madison Ave., taking a portion ...FULL STORY »
Regan Smith (Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey / Getty Images)
Regan Smith goes for second straight XFINITY Series win
Posted 08.20.15
Regan Smith defined what it meant to pull a 180 at Mid-Ohio last Saturday. One week after nearly coming to blows with Ty Dillon on pit road at Watkins Glen, Smith found himself smiling and pumping his fist triumphantly in Victory Lane. “This is an incredible feeling, just an awesome ...FULL STORY »


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