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Articles tagged ‘Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway’

Mar 16
Sunday

Kyle Larson Gets First NASCAR Pole Award and a Second-Place Finish at Bristol

No. 42 Cartwheel Chevrolet Camaro (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images) BRISTOL, Tenn. (March 16, 2014) - Returning to his short-track racing roots, Kyle Larson made his third-career start at Bristol Motor Speedway during Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race. Larson and his Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) team flew through the weekend's two practice sessions with undeniable speed and placed the No. 42 Cartwheel by Target Chevrolet at the front of the pack for the Drive To Stop Diabetes 300. In what seemed like a repeat of last year's show, Larson battled NASCAR veterans throughout the race and ultimately crossed the finish line in second place. Larson, the 2013 NNS Sunoco Rookie of the Year, and his TSM team unloaded chassis TSM-406 in Thunder Valley, the same car he raced just ... FULL STORY »

Dylan Kwasniewski Fights, Brings Home Top-15 Finish at Bristol Motor Speedway

Dylan Kwasniewski (Photo Credit: Nick Laham / Getty Images) Bristol, Tenn. (March 16, 2014) - The NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) made its first stop of the 2014 season this weekend at the famed 0.533-mile Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) for the Drive To Stop Diabetes 300. Dylan Kwasniewski and ... FULL STORY »

James Buescher Comes Home 13th at Bristol Motor Speedway

James Buscher (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images) BRISTOL, Tenn. (March 16, 2014) - Shortly before qualifying started for the Drive to Stop Diabetes 300, the RAB Racing No. 99 Rheem team noticed something was a miss in their motor. The Rheem team got approval from NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Jamie Dick 2014 NNS Drive To Stop Diabetes 300 Post Race Report

2014 NNS Driver Jamie Dick (Viva Auto Group) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Heading into the Drive To Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway Jamie Dick and his No.55 Viva Auto Group Chevrolet team were poised to get a good finish. After qualifying a disappointing 37th, Jamie had confidence in his ... FULL STORY »

Ceasefire holding at site of Denny Hamlin – Joey Logano uprising

NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Freight) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Denny Hamlin's injured back has returned to normal, but the fracture between him and former teammate Joey Logano created a rift that might never completely heal. Although it was a crash on the final lap of the ... FULL STORY »

Rookie Contender Chris Buescher Finishes 15th in Bristol

Chris Buescher (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images) BRISTOL, Tenn. (Mar.15, 2014) – After a season best finish of seventh at Bristol Motor Speedway in 2013, Chris Buescher headed to the World’s Fastest Half Mile with high hopes. The rookie of the year contender began the day ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Reed Finishes 31st in Bristol After a Late-Race Accident

2014 NNS Driver Ryan Reed (ADA Drive to Stop Diabetes presented by Lilly Diabetes) - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images BRISTOL, Tenn. (March 15, 2014) – The NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) took to the half-mile bullring of Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon. Roush Fenway Racing (RFR) rookie, Ryan Reed ran in the top-15 for most of the ... FULL STORY »



Brian Scott (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/ / Getty Images)
Brian Scott Finishes 14th at Bristol Motor Speedway
Posted 03.15.14
Brian Scott and his No. 2 Shore Lodge Chevrolet Camaro qualified fourth for the Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Scott reported early on in the 300-lap event that he was battling tight conditions. The team made chassis adjustments to the No. 2 Richard Childress Racing Camaro ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Ty Dillon - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Ty Dillon Finishes Sixth in Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway
Posted 03.15.14
Ty Dillon drove Richard Childress Racing's No. 3 Yuengling Light Lager Chevrolet Camaro to a sixth-place finish at Bristol Motor Speedway, after qualifying ninth. Dillon was the first Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate to cross the checkered flag, after picking up two spots on the race's final restart on ...FULL STORY »
No. 33 OKUMA America Chevrolet Camaro (Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth / Getty Images)
Cale Conley Impresses in Nationwide Series Debut at Bristol Motor Speedway
Posted 03.15.14
Cale Conley turned in an impressive performance in his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut for Richard Childress Racing with an 11th-place finish in Saturday afternoon's running of the Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway. Conley took the green flag from the 12th position and showed consistency and patience en route ...FULL STORY »
Brendan Gaughan (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images)
Brendan Gaughan Battles His Way to a Sixth-Place Finish at Thunder Valley
Posted 03.15.14
Brendan Gaughan drove the No. 62 El Cortez Hotel & Casino / South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Camaro to a seventh-place finish in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Starting from the 20th position in the Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 presented by Lilly Diabetes, it ...FULL STORY »
Landon Cassill (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images North America)
Landon Cassill Pointing To Top-10
Posted 03.15.14
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Landon Cassill reached a key milestone for the JD Motorsports with Gary Keller team Saturday, finishing a strong 12th in the Drive To Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway and moving into 10th place in Nationwide Series driver points. In 12th, Cassill was the last car on ...FULL STORY »
Jeffrey Earnhardt (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images)
Jeffrey Earnhardt Hangs On For 32nd At Bristol Motor Speedway
Posted 03.15.14
BRISTOL, Tenn. – After a tough start, Jeffrey Earnhardt pushed on to a 32nd-place finish in Saturday’s Drive To Stop Diabetes 300 Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Earnhardt qualified 17th and appeared to have a good car for the 300-lap race, the fourth event of the Nationwide season. ...FULL STORY »
Eddie MacDonald celebrates in Victory Lane Saturday following the PittLite 125 after he scored his seventh career NASCAR K&N Pro Series East win at Bristol Motor Speedway. (Photo Credit: Getty Images for NASCAR)
Better Late For Eddie MacDonald At Bristol Motor Speedway
Posted 03.15.14
Green-White-Checkered Pass Nets NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Win For Mass. Driver BRISTOL, Tenn. (March 15, 2014) – Veteran Eddie MacDonald showed a little late-race mastery Saturday afternoon and brought home the winning trophy from Bristol Motor Speedway. The 33-year-old driver from Rowley, Mass., took the lead on a green-white-checkered ...FULL STORY »
Eddie MacDonald Wins At Bristol Motor Speedway (Photo Credit: Mike Holtsclaw / Speedway Media)
Eddie MacDonald Prevails In PittLite 125
Posted 03.15.14
BRISTOL, Tenn. (Saturday, March 15, 2014) -- Chaos and carnage reigned inside the Last Great Colosseum in Saturday’s PittLite 125 as the K&N East Series warriors battled for Bristol victory. In an event that saw six cautions and a green-white-checker finish, it was Massachusetts-native Eddie MacDonald who prevailed after contact ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Drive To Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 15, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Kyle Busch Earns Record Win At Bristol Motor Speedway In Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 presented by Lilly Diabetes
Posted 03.15.14
Notching a record number of national series wins at a single track, Kyle Busch made his 16th trip to Bristol’s victory lane following Saturday’s Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 presented by Lilly Diabetes. “I definitely like coming to Bristol – I always have,” said Busch. “The first couple of times here ...FULL STORY »


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