Catchfence


Articles tagged ‘Thunder Valley’

Aug 25
Sunday

Despite Bristol Setback, Busch Still in Chase Hunt

Kurt Busch, driver of the #78 Furniture Row / Sealy Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 53rd Annual IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 24, 2013 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images BRISTOL, Tenn. (Aug. 24, 2013) – When the sheet metal carnage and dust settled at Bristol Motor Speedway Saturday night the outcome wasn’t as devastating in terms of Chase points for Kurt Busch, who finished 31st due to a part failure early in the Irwin Tools Night Race. While leading the race, Busch reported a vibration problem and was forced to make an unscheduled pit stop on Lap 77 of 500. He took four fresh tires but the problem persisted and was left with no other option but to bring his Furniture Row/Sealy Chevrolet behind the wall to replace the damaged hub in the right rear wheel assembly. When Busch returned to action on the .533-mile oval, he was 27 laps down ... FULL STORY »

Kasey Kahne Leads the Charge for Chevrolet with Second-Place Finish

Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, and Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, race during 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 Five Team Chevy Drivers End the Night in the Top-Ten BRISTOL, TN – August 24, 2013 – With a hard fought effort to earn back-to-back victories at Bristol Motor Speedway, Kasey Kahne, scored his fourth second-place finish of the 2013 season in ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Matt Kenseth took the checkered flag in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Tennessee's Bristol Motor Speedway -- his fifth win of the season. Kenseth started fifth and led the field twice for a race-high 149 laps (of ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch Finishes 11th at Bristol

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Doublemint Toyota, races the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 53rd Annual IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 24, 2013 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images No. 18 Doublemint Toyota Driver Misses Weekend Sweep at ‘Thunder Valley’ Date: Aug. 24, 2013 Event: Irwin Tools Night Race (Round 24 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway (.533-mile oval) Start/Finish: 43rd/11th (Running, completed 500 of 500 laps Point Standing: ... FULL STORY »

Richard Childress Racing 2013 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Recaps

Richard Childress Racing Logo IRWIN Tools Night Race NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bristol Motor Speedway August 24, 2013 Race Highlights: Richard Childress Racing teammates finished sixth (Paul Menard), 13th (Jeff Burton) and 34th (Kevin Harvick) in the IRWIN Tools Night Race. Following the event at Bristol Motor ... FULL STORY »

Patrick Finishes 26th At Bristol

2013 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images GoDaddy Driver Continues Sprint Cup Series Education Date: Aug. 24, 2013 Event: Irwin Tools Night Race (Round 24 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway (.533-mile oval) Start/Finish: 22nd/26th (Running, completed 493 of 500 laps) Point Standing: 27th (436 points, 385 ... FULL STORY »

Martin Rallies for Top-20 at Bristol

2013 NSCS Driver Mark Martin (No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Interim Driver of Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevy Overcomes Early-Race Adversity Date: Aug. 24, 2013 Event: Irwin Tools Night Race (Round 24 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway (.533-mile oval) Start/Finish: 11th/20th (Running, completed 497 of 500 laps) No. 14 ... FULL STORY »



Team Chevy Logo
Team Chevy 2013 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Recaps
Posted 08.25.13
KASEY KAHNE, NO. 5 FARMERS INSURANCE CHEVROLET SS – FINISHED SECOND ON HIS RUN: “We had a really good Farmers Insurance Chevrolet. We were fast. Kenny (Francis, crew chief) made a great call to get the tires and not worry about fuel and I just didn’t get it done. I didn’t win. ...FULL STORY »
Ford Racing Logo
Ford Racing 2013 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Recaps
Posted 08.25.13
CARL EDWARDS – No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion – WE HEARD IT WAS THE ENGINE. HOW MUCH WARNING DID YOU HAVE? “I didn’t have any warning. I’ve just got to thank all the guys. That’s the most fun I’ve had in a race car in a long time. Jimmy did ...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 »
Matt Kenseth (No. 20 Dollar General Toyota) Holds Off Kasey Kahne (No. 5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet) by 0.188 seconds to win the NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
2013 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Results
Posted 08.25.13
The battle to win Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, came down to Matt Kenseth holding off Kasey Kahne by 0.188 seconds to capture his fifth series win of the 2013 season. Kenseth, who led the most laps - 149 out of ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrtates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Food City 250 at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 23, 2013 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
2013 NNS Food City 250 Race Results
Posted 08.23.13
It was another dominate performance by Kyle Busch Friday night during the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Food City 250, as he started from the pole and goes on to lead 228 laps (out of 250) and ending in victory lane at Bristol Motor Speedway. Busch, who won here Wednesday night in ...FULL STORY »
Toyota Racing Logo
Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 08.23.13
DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Freight Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position: 1st How did the car handle in qualifying? "We felt like we had a pretty good handle on our car during practice and for whatever reason when that small rain storm came, it obviously changed the race ...FULL STORY »
Ford Racing Logo
Ford Racing 2013 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 08.23.13
CASEY MEARS – No. 13 Geico Ford Fusion – “I think more than anything just going out first was tough because the rubber, for some reason, it did it in practice too, the rubber is really built up and when it sits in the sun it just gets a little greasy.   After ...FULL STORY »
Chevy Bowtie Symbol
Team Chevy 2013 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 08.23.13
KURT BUSCH, NO. 78 FURNITURE ROW RACING/SEALY CHEVROLET SS – QUALIFIED SECOND TALK ABOUT THAT LAP: “Yeah pretty eventful.  They had to fix all the damage that I gave the car through practice.  Things get bent and things that you measure show straight and then when you get over to that big ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Ground Toyota, poses with Miss Coors Light Rachel Rupert and the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 23, 2013 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/NASCAR via Getty Images
2013 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Starting Lineup
Posted 08.23.13
Denny Hamlin, with a qualifying lap speed of 128.969 mph, captured the Coors Light Pole Award Friday evening for the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. This was Hamlin's fourth series pole of the 2013 season, his sixteenth series career pole and his ...FULL STORY »


© 2011-2012 Catchfence. All rights reserved.

Catchfence.com is a member of the Citizen Journalist Media Corps created by NASCAR®.
NASCAR® is a registered trademark owned by National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc.
The Official NASCAR® website is NASCAR® ONLINE(sm) at www.nascar.com