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Articles tagged ‘Thunder Valley’

Aug 20
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2014 NCWTS UNOH 200 at Bristol Final Practice Session Speeds

Darrell Wallace Jr. (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images) 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 top of the speed chart. Wallace's Kyle Busch Motorsports boss and fellow teammate, Kyle Busch. was second quickest with a lap speed of 124.930mph, and they were followed by series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Gray Gaulding (123.970mph) who was third, Ron Hornaday (123.881) fourth and Cole Custer (123.857) was fifth. Rounding out the top-ten quickest drivers in the "Happy Hour" (final) practice were Brandon Jones (123.786mph) who was sixth, Timothy ... FULL STORY »

Ambrose Feels Bristol Is An Opportunity

2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose (DeWALT) - Photo Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

#ChaseBound, Almirola and No. 43 Team Return to Bristol Confident in a Top Finish

2014 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola on track in the No. 43 STP Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Chevy Reigns Supreme at the ‘World’s Last Great Coliseum’

Team Chevy Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier (BRANDT) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Bristol Motor Speedway IRWIN Tools Night Race | August 23, 2014 Back to Bristol...Justin Allgaier will make his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) this Saturday night. He finished 17th ... FULL STORY »

Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr drives through the garage are in the No. 17 Ford EcoBoost Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – IRWIN Tools Night Race Advance Team: No. 17 Ford Ecoboost Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK- 888 – last raced at Bristol – finished second Backup Chassis: RK-877 – last raced at Loudon – finished ninth ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse at Bristol o   Stenhouse has ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch Looking for a ‘Fresh’ Start at Bristol

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Doublemint Toyota, sits in his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 23, 2013 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 19, 2014) – When the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to the half-mile bullring at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, many naturally look to Kyle Busch as the driver to beat in northeast Tennessee’s “Thunder Valley.” Busch has five Sprint ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle (3M) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview
Posted 08.19.14
Greg Biffle – Bristol Advance Team: No. 16 3M Hire Our Heroes Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-896  Last ran Pocono – finished 5th Backup Chassis: RK-879  Last ran Las Vegas – finished 22nd ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Bristol    o   Biffle has 23 Sprint Cup Series starts at Bristol, earning six top-five and 12 top-10 finishes.  ...FULL STORY »
Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy Chevrolet, right, talks with her crew chief Tony Gibson in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 26, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Danica Patrick – It’s Bristol Baby!
Posted 08.19.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Aug. 19, 2014) – Danica Patrick, crew chief Tony Gibson and the GoDaddy team have already worked a full day at the track this work week. After three days of racing at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, they returned Monday to the 2-mile oval with nine other cars for ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 9, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – Time To Add Another Win to the Bristol Highlight Reel
Posted 08.19.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Aug. 19, 2014) – It’s difficult not to think of Kurt Busch when talking about Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. Over the years, the driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) has crafted quite the highlight reel when it comes to racing and ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver David Gilliland (Long John Silver's) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
‘You’re On It for Each and Every Lap, for 500 of ‘em’
Posted 08.19.14
Gilliland Loves Bristol Spectacle, MDS Scheme Goes Tennessee Orange STATESVILLE, AUGUST 19, 2014 - David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 MDS Transport Ford, comments on racing at Bristol Motor Speedway: "The Bristol night race is always a blast. It's one of those bucket-list events that a lot of NASCAR fans have. ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No 34 DockSide Logistics Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Ragan Takes Dockside Logistics ‘Armor’ for Bristol Bumper Tag
Posted 08.19.14
No. 34 Team always Has a Fast Ford at Bump-and-Bang Short Track STATESVILLE, AUGUST 19, 2014 - David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Dockside Logistics Ford, comments on racing at Bristol Motor Speedway: "Bristol has changed a little the last couple of races. The guys who can run the bottom, they ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman (Caterpillar) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview
Posted 08.19.14
Ryan Newman No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Caterpillar Chevrolet SS at Bristol Motor Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 467 in Saturday night's 500-lap event at Bristol Motor Speedway. This chassis was utilized earlier this season at Charlotte Motor Speedway where Newman qualified 42nd and finished 15th. Newman at the World's ...FULL STORY »
Paul Menard (Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth / Getty Images)
Paul Menard 2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview
Posted 08.19.14
Paul Menard No. 27 Serta/Menards Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet  This Week's Serta / Menards Chevrolet at Bristol Motor Speedway ... Paul Menard will pilot chassis No. 466 in the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. This No. 27 Chevrolet SS was utilized earlier this year at Kansas Speedway and Dover ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview
Posted 08.19.14
Austin Dillon No. 3 GREAT STUFF Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Great Stuff Chevrolet at Bristol Motor Speedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 457 in the Irwin Tools Night Race. This is the same Chevrolet SS Dillon drove to a 17th-place finish at Pocono Raceway in June, a 19th-place ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing 2014 NSCS IRWIN Tool Night Race Preview
Posted 08.19.14
Richard Childress Racing  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes  Event: Irwin Tools Night Race Date: Sunday, August 19, 2014 Location: Bristol Motor Speedway Richard Childress Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Bristol Motor Speedway ... In 146 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at Bristol Motor Speedway, Richard Childress Racing boasts nine wins - seven ...FULL STORY »


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