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Front Row Motorsports 2015 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Previews

Front Row Motorsports Logo Brett Moffitt | No. 34 NO ESCAPE Ford "Bristol's tough. It's tough to pass. Everyone thinks because it's a short track it should be easier. But being right up against the wall, it's not. The big thing there is going to be qualifying decent and to keep pace at the beginning of the race until the groove does move up to the top, which I'm guessing won't take long. "Five hundred laps is a lot of laps. You can go 500 miles at some tracks and it feels like you're in the car for an hour. Where you can go 500 laps at Bristol and it feels like you've been in there all day by the end of the race. There's no ... FULL STORY »

Jones cruises to victory in Canada, takes NCWTS points lead
By NASCAR Wire Service

Erik Jones, driver of the #4 Toyota Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on August 30, 2015 in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images BOWMANVILLE, Ontario - Two weeks ago in the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Alex Tagliani got turned out of the lead by Regan Smith and lost his shot at a win. Today in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Tagliani had a chance to be the one doing the turning. Heading into Turn 5B on the final lap, Tagliani says he was in a position to push Erik Jones aside and claim victory for himself. But he didn’t. Instead, Tagliani held back as Jones cruised to his second win of the season and vaulted to the top of the NCWTS point standings. “If I would have stayed where I was he ... FULL STORY »

Dale Earnhardt Jr 2015 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, left, looks over data with a crew member in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Axalta "We Paint Winners" 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 5, 2015 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet SS / Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hometown: Kannapolis, North Carolina Age: 40 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 3rd in standings 23 starts 2 wins 0 pole positions 11 top-five finishes 14 top-10 finishes 204 laps led Career 564 starts 25 wins 13 pole positions 138 top-five finishes 238 top-10 finishes 8,051 ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch – The Candy Man Can

2015 NSCS Driver, Kyle Busch (Skittles) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, North Carolina (Aug. 19, 2015) – The song “The Candy Man (Can)” first appeared in the 1971 movie classic “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” Kyle Busch, driver of the No. 18 Skittles Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), is ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick – Redemption at Bristol

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser/Jimmy John's Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (Aug. 19, 2015) – Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Budweiser/Jimmy John’s Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), is looking for redemption Saturday night in the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. The defending ... FULL STORY »

Bristol Energy Spikes Inspiration For Martin Truex Jr.

2015 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row) - Photo Credit: Steeter Lecka/Getty Images DENVER, Colo. (Aug. 19, 2015) -- When a high-level racecar driver doesn’t have a history of strong results at a certain track that usually means either a dislike or aloofness towards the facility. Well, when it comes to Martin Truex Jr. ... FULL STORY »

MWR & Bowyer Agree to Separate at Season’s End

Michael Waltrip Racing Logo Organization will not field full-time cars in 2016 CORNELIUS, N.C. - Michael Waltrip Racing and Clint Bowyer have mutually agreed to separate at the conclusion of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Bowyer, currently 16th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase standings, ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's Pro Services) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images No. 48 Lowe's ProServices Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 6th in standings 23 starts 4 wins 0 pole positions 10 top-five finishes 15 top-10 finishes 467 laps led Career 494 starts 74 wins 33 pole positions 203 top-five finishes 307 top-10 finishes 17,618 laps ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS No. 24 Axalta "Rainbow" Chevrolet SS
Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview
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No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 44 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 13th in standings 23 starts 0 wins 3 pole positions 3 top-five finishes 12 top-10 finishes 167 laps led Career 784 starts 92 wins 80 pole positions 323 top-five finishes 466 top-10 finishes 24,831 laps led Track Career  45 starts 5 wins 5 pole positions 17 top-five finishes 25 top-10 finishes 2,730 laps led ​RAINBOW RETURN: ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Great Clips) - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Kasey Kahne 2015 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview
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No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS / Kasey Kahne Driver: Kasey Kahne Hometown: Enumclaw, Washington Age: 35 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina ​ ​ 2015 Season 17th in standings 23 starts 0 wins 1 pole position 2 top-five finishes 6 top-10 finishes 46 laps led Career 419 starts 17 wins 27 pole positions 85 top-five finishes 152 top-10 finishes 4,587 laps led Track Career  23 starts 1 win 1 pole position 5 top-five finishes 10 top-10 finishes 512 laps led THE ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview
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BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY (0.533-MILE SPEEDWAY) LOCATION: BRISTOL, TENNESSEE EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 24 OF 36) TUNE IN: 7:30 P.M. ET, SATURDAY, AUG. 22 (NBCSN/PRN/SIRIUSXM) HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT BRISTOL: In 63 Cup events at Bristol, Hendrick Motorsports has 10 wins, 11 pole positions, 51 top-five finishes and 92 top-10s. Gordon is tied for ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Josh Wise - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Josh Wise 2015 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview
no responses - Posted 08.18.15
Josh Wise No.32 VisoneRv.Com Ford Race Advance 55th Annual IRWIN Tools "Night Race" at Bristol Motor Speedway News and Notes: Heading into Saturday Night's IRWIN Tools Night Race, Wise will be looking to make his 122nd career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start, and his eighth at the "Last Great Coliseum". This ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Driver Clint Bowyer (5-hour Energy)
Clint Bowyer – Breaks Needed
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<strong>CORNELIUS, N. C. –  Brakes will be needed this weekend as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to one of the shortest tracks on the circuit, Bristol Motor Speedway. Clint Bowyer also could use a break after having one of the fastest cars last weekend at Michigan International Speedway, only ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Justin Allgaier (BRANDT) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Justin Allgaier 2015 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview
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Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Bristol Motor Speedway IRWIN Tools Night Race | August 22, 2015 High-Banking at Bristol...Justin Allgaier returns to Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) for Saturday night's IRWIN Tools Night Race. BMS is the site of his best career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series finish. Allgaier accomplished ...FULL STORY »
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Kurt Busch Goes for a Different Kind of Repeat Win
no responses - Posted 08.18.15
Richmond’s April race winner spends the day with Passages Rock and River campers on historic James River With a Richmond win already on his 2015 resume, Kurt Busch tried to sneak a second checkered flag in before the rest of the NASCAR field returns in September. That was, until a couple ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Trevor Bayne - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Homecoming Weekend for Bayne
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CONCORD, N.C. (Aug. 18, 2015) – This weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway will be a homecoming for the driver of the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion Trevor Bayne. Bayne, who hails from Knoxville, Tenn., calls the .533-mile short track home. “I love Bristol,” said Bayne. “I remember going there as a ...FULL STORY »


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