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Mar 12
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Bush’s Beans Expands Partnership with Bristol Motor Speedway

Bristol Motor Speedway Logo BRISTOL, TENN. (March 12, 2015) - Bush Brothers & Company, based in East Tennessee, has expanded their partnership with Bristol Motor Speedway. In addition to renewing their Aug. 19, Bush’s Beans 150 Whelen Modified Series race entitlement, they become the sponsor of Bush’s Beans Pole Day, April 17, 2015, in support of the Food City 500 race weekend. “Bristol is our home track and it only made sense to expand our partnership with Bush’s Beans Pole Day during the Food City 500 weekend.” said Michael Morris, senior marketing manager, Bush Brothers & Company. “We had such a positive response to our August sponsored race we wanted to build on that excitement for April.” Advance tickets for Bush’s Beans Pole Day, Friday, April ... FULL STORY »

Two of Comcast’s Premier Brands – Comcast Business & XFINITY – Sponsor Carl Edwards and Joe Gibbs Racing in 2015

Comcast Business Carl Edwards Rendering Comcast Business to be primary paint scheme during KOBALT 400 in Las Vegas and Food City 500 in Bristol; XFINITY to be primary during Sylvania 300 in New Hampshire and Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 in Martinsville PHILADELPHIA – March 2, 2015 ... FULL STORY »

Old Crow Medicine Show Headlines the AutoTrader Pre-Race Concert at BMS

Old Crow Medicine Show BRISTOL, TENN., Feb. 13, 2015 - Hot on the heels of collecting their second Grammy, Old Crow Medicine Show isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. In fact, when Old Crow visits Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS), the World’s Fastest Half-Mile, on April ... FULL STORY »

#ITSAPRILBABY!

Food City 500 Logo Bristol Motor Speedway Announces New April 19, 2015 Race Date for the Food City 500 BRISTOL, Tenn. (August 22, 2014) – Fans of Bristol Motor Speedway have been heard. After considerable fan feedback, Bristol Motor Speedway announced Friday the 2015 Food City 500 weekend will move toApril ... FULL STORY »

Don’t read too much into four different winners in the first four Sprint Cup races

Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Kellogg's / Frosted Flakes Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after taking the checkered flag under caution to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 16, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Before we travel too far down the path of wrong thinking, there's one thing followers of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing should understand -- namely, that there is little statistical significance to the fact that four different drivers have won ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards Wins At Rain-Plagued Bristol Motor Speedway

Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Kellogg's/Frosted Flakes Ford, celebrates with a backflip after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 16, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images Despite a mysterious caution with two laps to go, Mother Nature reared a downpour that saved Carl Edwards late-race dominance from being evaporated at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, allowing him to win Sunday’s Food City 500. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Edwards’s teammate ... FULL STORY »

Mears and GEICO Team Perservere Through Issue at Bristol

2014 NSCS Driver Casey Mears (GEICO) - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images BRISTOL, TN (March 16, 2014) - Coming into the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway tied for 16thin the point standings, Casey Mears and the #13 GEICO team looked to rebound from a challenging weekend in Las Vegas.  They got off ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith\Getty Images
Truex Jr. Has Strong Run Until Taking a Bristol Hit
Posted 03.16.14
BRISTOL, Tenn. (March 16, 2014) – A late-race hit spoiled a solid run by Martin Truex Jr. in Sunday’s rain-delayed Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. As the race was winding down, Truex’s No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet got clipped on the right rear, which triggered a chain ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Food City 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 03.16.14
Carl Edwards captured the 22nd NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win of his career with today’s victory. Today’s win is Ford’s 620th all-time series victory and the 134th for Roush Fenway Racing. Edwards’ third Bristol win ties him with Fred Lorenzen and Kurt Busch, who each won three times at this track for Ford. This marks ...FULL STORY »
Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, races Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the #17 Nationwide Insurance Ford, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 16, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Chevrolet SS Driver Tony Stewart Earns Best Finish of Season at Bristol
Posted 03.16.14
Stewart Finishes Fourth in Rain Marred Food City 500 BRISTOL, Tenn. (March 16, 2014) – In a race plagued by inclement weather for the entire day and into the evening, the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway was shortened by 2.5 laps when the skies opened-up again and forced Round 4 of ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Food City 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 03.16.14
Denny Hamlin (sixth) was the highest-finishing Toyota in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Bristol Motor Speedway that was won by Carl Edwards after two delays for rain throughout the event. Hamlin started the race from the pole and led a total of four laps (of 503) at the ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Kellogg's/Frosted Flakes Ford, celebrates with a backflip after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 16, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Food City 500 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 03.16.14
Rain delayed the initial start (by two hours) of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Food City 500 Sunday afternoon, and then again it forced a red-flag (with 375 laps remaining) halting the race for over 3-hours. The rain would then remain scarce until it would once again appear ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Casey Mears (GEICO) in car - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Food City 500 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 03.15.14
During the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Food City 500 practice session on Saturday, it was Casey Mears, with a lap speed of 125.906 m.p.h., showing the quickest way around Bristol Motor Speedway. Matt Kenseth put up the second quickest lap speed of 125.815 m.p.h., followed by Carl Edwards (125.683 ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Kellogg's / Frosted Flakes Ford Ford, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 15, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Food City 500 Q&A with Driver Carl Edwards
Posted 03.15.14
Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes Ford Fusion, qualified 12th for Sunday’s scheduled Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.  In the first three races of the season, Edwards has finishes of 17th (Daytona), 8th (Phoenix), and 5th (Las Vegas).  He spoke about his start and other topics after today’s first practice ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Newman drives the #31 QuickenLoansBillionDollarBracketChallenge Chevrolet during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Food City 500 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 03.15.14
Saturday morning at Bristol Motor Speedway, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver, Ryan Newman, with a lap speed of 127.081 m.p.h., was the quickest during the second NSCS Food City 500 practice session. Kevin Harvick was second quickest in the session with a lap speed of 126.863 m.p.h., and he was ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Food City 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 03.14.14
JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion – HOW DID YOUR STRATEGY WORK OUT AT THE END?  “Not good enough (laughing).  I feel like we did what we were supposed to do to be able to go out there and give it a shot for the pole.  Really and honestly Brad’s car has ...FULL STORY »


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