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Aug 23
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Matt Kenseth (third) registered a top-five finish in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Bristol Motor Speedway behind race-winner Joey Logano and runner-up Brad Keselowski. Kenseth started 16th and led the field twice for 62 laps (of 500) en route to his ninth top-five finish of the season.  He has recorded 19 top-10 finishes in 30 career starts at Bristol. Clint Bowyer (17th) also recorded a top-20 result at the half-mile Tennessee bullring. Kenseth is currently fifth in the unofficial NSCS point standings, 94 points behind leader Jeff Gordon.  Camry drivers Bowyer (10th), Kyle Busch (17th), Brian Vickers (19th) and Hamlin (20th) are also in the top-20 in the point standings following Bristol.  MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Finishing ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Results & Point Standings

Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, leads Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Wurth Ford, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 23, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images It was Saturday night short track racing at Bristol Motor Speedway for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) and it was Joey Logano prevailing over his fellow Team Penske teammate, Brad Keselowski - by 0.390 seconds - to win the ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR And ESPN Collaborate To Rally Fans Behind Their Favorite Driver For The Launch Of The 2014 Chase For The NASCAR Sprint Cup

ESPN NASCAR Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 23, 2014) –- NASCAR today will unveil the biggest, most engaging marketing campaign in the history of the sport to promote the all new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™. At the heart of the effort is ... FULL STORY »

Stout restart gives Ryan Blaney Nationwide Series win at Bristol

Ryan Blaney, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 22, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images BRISTOL, Tenn. – Ryan Blaney swept past Kyle Busch on a restart with seven laps to go and held on to win Friday night’s rain-delayed Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.Until the final restart, Busch appeared dominant and on ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick Wins Pole at Bristol and Puts Chevrolet SS in Top Starting Spot for Third Consecutive Race

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's Chevrolet, poses with his wife DeLana, son Keelan, and the pole award after qualifying fastest for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 22, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images Six Team Chevy Drivers Earn Top-12 Starting Positions BRISTOL, Tenn. – Chevrolet took its third straight pole and will occupy the front row for Saturday night’s IRWIN Tools Night race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Food City 300 Race Results & Point Standings

Ryan Blaney, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 22, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images After almost an hour delay due to rain on Friday night, the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Food City 300 got underway at Bristol Motor Speedway. And, at the end, it was Ryan Blaney holding off last year's winner, Kyle Busch, ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Post-Qualifying Recaps

Team Chevy Logo KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 JIMMY JOHN’S CHEVROLET SS – POLE WINNER YOU ARE THE TRACK RECORD HOLDER AT BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY HOW DOES THAT FEEL? “It feels great.  Just have to thank everybody on our Jimmy John’s team for really everything they ... FULL STORY »



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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 08.22.14
ARIC ALMIROLA – No. 43 STP Ford Fusion – “I screwed up and that’s all there is to it.  We have probably the best race car I’ve ever had at Bristol and I screwed up and hit the fence.” BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Wurth Ford Fusion – “I thought we might have had ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 08.22.14
KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 Doublemint Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position:  4th How was the car in qualifying? "The Doublemint Camry is good -- it's not great.  It's not where I want it to be yet.  It doesn't show the speed that some other guys are able to post here.  I don't know if ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick on track at Bristol Motor Speedway in the No. 4 Jimmy Johns Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Starting Lineup
Posted 08.22.14
Kevin Harvick, with a new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) qualifying track record speed of 131.362mph at Bristol Motor Speedway, captured the pole for Saturday night's IRWIN Tools Night Race. Harvick, who broke the previous qualifying track record speed of 129.991mph - that was set by Denny Hamlin this past March, ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Michael McDowell - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Q&A with Michael McDowell
Posted 08.22.14
Michael McDowell, driver of the No. 95 Leavine Family Racing Ford Fusion, introduced Thrivent Financial as a sponsor before Friday’s qualifying session at Bristol Motor Speedway.  McDowell also answered questions from the media about this weekend’s Irwin Tools Night Race.  MICHAEL MCDOWELL – No. 95 Leavine Family Racing Ford Fusion – THE LAST ...FULL STORY »
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Posted 08.22.14
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 17-19. Since 2005, the Food City 500 has been held ...FULL STORY »
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2015 NASCAR Schedule to be Announced Tuesday at 5 P.M. ET on NASCAR AMERICA on NBCSN
Posted 08.22.14
Special 60-Minute Edition of NASCAR AMERICA To Present 2015 Schedule and Provide In-Depth Analysis of The Announcement Collection of Drivers, Team Owners and NASCAR Officials To Discuss 2015 Schedule Stamford, Conn. - August 22, 2014 - As was announced today by NASCAR, the 2015 NASCAR season schedule will be officially presented on Tuesday, August 26 at 5 p.m. ET on ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Kyle Busch on track in the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NNS Food City 300 Starting Lineup
Posted 08.22.14
Kyle Busch, with a qualifying lap speed of 125.142mph, captured the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) pole Friday afternoon for this evening's Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway. This was Busch's fifth series pole of the season, his forty-first series career pole and his fourth series pole at Bristol Motor ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Q&A with Austin Dillon
Posted 08.22.14
AUSTIN DILLON, NO. 3 DOW GREAT STUFF CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Bristol Motor Speedway and discussed his opportunity to make this year’s Chase as a rookie, his continuation of dirt racing and many other topics.  TALK ABOUT YOUR MINDSET HERE THIS WEEKEND AT BRISTOL: “It’s to have ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Joey Logano on track in the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Q&A with Joey Logano
Posted 08.22.14
Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion, has clinched a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with two victories this season.  He answered questions from the media before Friday’s qualifying session at Bristol Motor Speedway.  JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion – HOW IS YOUR CAR AND ...FULL STORY »


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