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Aug 25
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Matt Kenseth Holds Off Kasey Kahne For Bristol Win

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates with the trophy in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 53rd Annual IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 24, 2013 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Matt Kenseth denied Kasey Kahne a season-sweep at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway Saturday night, claiming his fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win of the season in the 53rd annual IRWIN Tools Night Race. Kenseth overcame a pit road penalty on lap 259 for speeding and then stayed out during the final 164 laps of the event to earn his third victory at the “World’s Fastest Half-Mile.” Kasey Kahne notched his fourth second-place finish of the season and was the leading Hendrick Motorsports driver with just two races remaining for the start of the “Chase.” Kenseth’s latest triumph matches a career-best. In 2002, driving for Roush Fenway Racing, the 41-year old also was victorious five times. "It's this race team that's won the races, ... FULL STORY »

Granny Grump: Bristol, TP, Wide Smilin’, Denny Boy And Other Stuff

Granny Grump Hello loyal readers and other folks. Hope ya all enjoyed your race weekend like Duck and I surely did. We had ourselves a real good woohooin' 3 days. Yessirree we did then when I went to write my race report ... FULL STORY »

Granny Grump: Bristol, Curly Sadler, G/B Brad, JR, Jeffie And Other Stuff

Granny Grump Well hello again loyal readers and other folks. I'm getting' a late start to this weeks's race report but I had a bad night with Duck. That boy had some kind of un-natural reaction to Sunday's Cup race result for ... FULL STORY »

Elliott Sadler Steals The Show In Thunder Valley

Elliott Sadler celebrates in Bristol Motor Speedway Victory Lane on Saturday after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Ford EcoBoost 300 in Bristol, Tenn. - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR It was looking like in an uncharacteristically clean Ford EcoBoost 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway, where the Roush Fenway Racing duo of Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Trevor Bayne would be battling for the trophy. But, a gutsy call by crew ... FULL STORY »

Jennifer Jo Cobb Stands For What She Believes; Walks Away Before Start Of Bristol Event

Jennifer Jo Cobb (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images) On Saturday morning you could see the intensity in Jennifer Jo Cobb’s eyes. Not only is she a rookie in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, but she is busting her tail to make a statement in NASCAR. The intensity builds on ... FULL STORY »



Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates with the trophy in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 53rd Annual IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 24, 2013 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth Holds Off Kasey Kahne For Bristol Win
Posted 08.25.13
Matt Kenseth denied Kasey Kahne a season-sweep at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway Saturday night, claiming his fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win of the season in the 53rd annual IRWIN Tools Night Race. Kenseth overcame a pit road penalty on lap 259 for speeding and then stayed out during the final ...FULL STORY »
Granny Grump
Granny Grump: Bristol, TP, Wide Smilin’, Denny Boy And Other Stuff
Posted 08.28.12
Hello loyal readers and other folks. Hope ya all enjoyed your race weekend like Duck and I surely did. We had ourselves a real good woohooin' 3 days. Yessirree we did then when I went to write my race report yesterday my dadgum computer went all crazy like. I called ...FULL STORY »
Granny Grump
Granny Grump: Bristol, Curly Sadler, G/B Brad, JR, Jeffie And Other Stuff
Posted 03.19.12
Well hello again loyal readers and other folks. I'm getting' a late start to this weeks's race report but I had a bad night with Duck. That boy had some kind of un-natural reaction to Sunday's Cup race result for Flippin' Carl. Now I know he truly does idolize that ...FULL STORY »
Elliott Sadler celebrates in Bristol Motor Speedway Victory Lane on Saturday after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Ford EcoBoost 300 in Bristol, Tenn. - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR
Elliott Sadler Steals The Show In Thunder Valley
Posted 03.17.12
It was looking like in an uncharacteristically clean Ford EcoBoost 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway, where the Roush Fenway Racing duo of Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Trevor Bayne would be battling for the trophy. But, a gutsy call by crew chief Luke Lambert to keep his driver on the racetrack ...FULL STORY »
Jennifer Jo Cobb (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Jennifer Jo Cobb Stands For What She Believes; Walks Away Before Start Of Bristol Event
Posted 03.19.11
On Saturday morning you could see the intensity in Jennifer Jo Cobb’s eyes. Not only is she a rookie in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, but she is busting her tail to make a statement in NASCAR. The intensity builds on what she has called a less than stellar season. Still, ...FULL STORY »


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