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Aug 20
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First Campers Have Arrived For Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Oral-B USA 500 NASCAR Night Race Weekend

A fan watches practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 31, 2013 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images HAMPTON, Ga. (August 20, 2014) – The first campers have arrived for the Oral-B USA 500 weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, nine days before NASCAR Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series haulers enter the Speedway for the event. All of the Speedway’s exterior campgrounds open Saturday, Aug. 23 for both tent and RV units. Infield and trackside terrace spaces open to guests on Thursday, Aug. 28 at 2 p.m. A limited number of camping spaces in all campgrounds are available for the Labor Day Weekend of NASCAR night racing for visitors with either tent camping or RV units. In addition to coveted spaces in Atlanta Motor Speedway’s infield, campground spots outside the track within easy walking distance to Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Fan Zone and Grandstands are ... FULL STORY »

Clint Bowyer – Eyes on the Prize

Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on June 20, 2014 in Sonoma, California. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. —  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pulls into Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend. The “Colosseum,” as the .533-mile high-banked concrete oval is nicknamed, has produced some epic battles and post-event fireworks. With three races to go before the field for ... FULL STORY »

Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview

2014 NSCS Chip Ganassi Racing Drivers Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Irwin Tools Night Race – 500 laps/266.5 miles – #ITNR Track: Bristol Motor Speedway (0.533 mile oval short track) – @BMSupdates Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 McDonald’s Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet ... FULL STORY »

2014 NCWTS UNOH 200 at Bristol Starting Lineup

2014 NCWTS Driver Kyle Busch in the No. 51 Dollar General Toyota Tundra - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Early Wednesday evening, Kyle Busch, with a qualifying lap speed of 124.662mph, captured the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) pole at Bristol Motor Speedway for this evening's UNOH 200. Haas Automation development driver, Cole Custer, will start on the outside ... FULL STORY »

Stewart To Sit Out Bristol; Burton To Return as Interim Driver for No. 14 Team

2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Burton (Stewart-Haas Racing) - Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Aug. 20, 2014) – Tony Stewart has decided not to compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event this weekend at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. Veteran driver Jeff Burton, a winner of 21 Sprint Cup races, will pilot the ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR’s Kevin Harvick & RIR Visit Military at Ft. Eustis Army Base

Richmond International Raceway Logo Chase Driver Reflects on Appreciation for the Military & What to Expect at RIR in September You would be hard pressed to find a sport more in touch with its military fan base than NASCAR, and that bond was evident today ... FULL STORY »

Michael Annett 2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett (Pilot/Flying J) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. (August 20, 2014) - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett will make his second visit this season to the treacherous half-mile Bristol Motor Speedway this Saturday night for one of the most exciting events on the NASCAR calendar. Annett, in his ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Jimmy Johns) - Photo Credit: Rober Laberge/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick – Bonus Points at Bristol
Posted 08.20.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (August 20, 2014) – When Kevin Harvick’s No. 4 Jimmy John’s team for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) unloads its Chevrolet SS for Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, there is one goal in mind: winning to secure bonus points for the Chase ...FULL STORY »
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Auto-Owners Insurance Joins HScott Motorsports For Multiple Races
Posted 08.20.14
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (August 20, 2014) - HScott Motorsports is pleased to announce that Auto-Owners Insurance will sponsor the No. 51 Chevrolet SS driven by Justin Allgaier in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) and Martinsville Speedway (Martinsville). The two-race sponsorship marks the first time Auto-Owners ...FULL STORY »
Darrell Wallace Jr. (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images)
2014 NCWTS UNOH 200 at Bristol Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 08.20.14
Wednesday morning rain at Bristol Motor Speedway turned what was suppose to have been two separate NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) practice sessions into one. And, at the end of the final UNOH 200 practice session - with a lap speed of 125.264mph - it was Darrell Wallace, Jr., at the ...FULL STORY »
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Leavine Family Racing Brings New Sponsor and Strong Outlook to Bristol
Posted 08.20.14
Thrivent Financial Joins LFR as Primary Sponsor of the No. 95 CONCORD, N.C. (August 20, 2014) – Not only is it one of the most anticipated races of the season for NASCAR race fans, but Leavine Family Racing and Michael McDowell, driver of the No. 95 Thrivent Financial Ford Fusion, are ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row) - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Truex Jr. Looking for More Bristol Success While Driving for a Special Cause in a World Vision Paint Scheme
Posted 08.20.14
DENVER (Aug. 20, 2014) – The summer night race at Bristol Motor Speedway has both the drivers and fans feeling a little giddy about the world’s fastest half-mile oval. Furniture Row Racing driver Martin Truex Jr. is no exception. The 34-year-old New Jersey native scored his first career NASCAR victory when ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2014 Bristol Motor Speedway NASCAR August Tire Fast Facts
Posted 08.20.14
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTESNASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 24 – Irwin Tools Night RaceNASCAR Nationwide Series -- Race No. 23 – Food City 300NASCAR Camping World Truck Series -- Race No. 13 – UNOH 200Bristol Motor Speedway (0.533-mile oval) – Bristol, Tenn.Fast Facts for August 20-23, 2014Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose (DeWALT) - Photo Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images
Ambrose Feels Bristol Is An Opportunity
Posted 08.19.14
Team Finished Fifth in March If there is a track where Marcos Ambrose feels he can put himself into The Chase in the remaining races, Bristol Motor Speedway is one of them. Ambrose has six Top-10 and three Top-Five finishes at the half-mile oval and finished fifth at the track in ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola on track in the No. 43 STP Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
#ChaseBound, Almirola and No. 43 Team Return to Bristol Confident in a Top Finish
Posted 08.19.14
STP Returns to the No. 43 and Celebrates First Entry into The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Aric Almirola and the No. 43 team, now #ChaseBound, return to Bristol Motor Speedway confident in a top finish. The team contended for the lead late in the race earlier this season and scored ...FULL STORY »
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Chevy Reigns Supreme at the ‘World’s Last Great Coliseum’
Posted 08.19.14
The Chase Heats Up As Chevy Goes for Five Straight Wins at Bristol DETROIT - (August 19, 2014) – From a famous flat 2.0-mile track to a ‘Tricky Triangle’ to turning left and right and then competing in the backyard of Chevrolet’s headquarters; the past four weeks have presented a variety of ...FULL STORY »


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