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Aug 21

Carl Edwards 2013 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview

2013 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Fastenal) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Carl Edwards – Irwin Tools Night Race Team: No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis:       RK- 802 last ran at Dover Backup Chassis: RK – 826 last ran at Texas                               ADVANCE NOTES ·         Edwards at Bristol In 18 starts at the 0.533-mile bullring, Edwards has two wins, four top-five, seven top-10 finishes and two poles. His average start is 18.5, and his average finish is 14.6.  Edwards has completed 8583 of 9013 (95%) laps attempted at Bristol. ·         In the Loop According to NASCAR’s Loop Statistics compiled over the last 18 races at Bristol, Edwards has turned 292 of the track’s fastest laps which is tenth highest, spent 5,208 laps in the top 15 (eighth highest) ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick – Bristol.Night.Race

2013 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick ( - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Aug. 21, 2013) – Certain races are circled on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule each year including Daytona, Indianapolis and Darlington, among others. Say the words “Bristol Night Race,” and drivers, crew members and fans immediately think of ... FULL STORY »

2013 NCWTS UNOH 200 Final Practice Session Speeds

Kyle Busch, driver of the #51 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra on Track - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images At the end of the final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) UNOH 200 practice session, it was Kyle Busch with a lap speed of 124.178 mph, on top of the speed chart Wednesday afternoon at Bristol Motor Speedway. Second fastest ... FULL STORY »

Brian Vickers 2013 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview

Brian Vickers, driver of the #55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota, sits in his car - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images rian VickersCORNELIUS, N.C. — In some respects the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season begins Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway for Brian Vickers and the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine. That’s perfect with Vickers. He finished fifth and fourth in the spring and summer ... FULL STORY »

2013 NCWTS UNOH 200 First Practice Session Speeds

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Darrell Wallace, Jr., with a lap speed of 124.387 mph, was the quickest Wednesday morning during the first UNOH 200 practice session at Bristol Motor Speedway. Chase Elliott, ... FULL STORY »

Almirola Looks Forward to Racing Under the Lights at Bristol

2013 Aric Almirola - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images Hopes to Introduce New Sponsor, RainEater Wiper Blades, to Victory Lane CONCORD, N.C. (August 20, 2013) - Aric Almirola will head to Tennessee to compete in the famed-Bristol night race this weekend. With a new sponsor on the hood and the ... FULL STORY »

Martin Truex Jr 2013 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview

Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #56 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. —  No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota driver Martin Truex Jr. plans to continue Michael Waltrip Racing’s success at Bristol Motor Speedway when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races on Saturdaynight. MWR’s three drivers own the best average finish in ... FULL STORY »

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RainEater Wiper Blades Joins Famed No. 43 at Bristol
Posted 08.21.13
Partnership Allows Fans to Wipe Away Bad Weather Conditions, Bring Smiles to Campers of Victory Junction CONCORD, N.C. (August 19, 2013) - The newest partner of Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) is proving they are not afraid of any element. Rain, snow, sleet or even 42 other machines at the Bristol Motor ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson Climbs into the No. 48 Lowe's "Dover White" Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson – Breaks Needed
Posted 08.21.13
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 20, 2013) –  If Jimmie Johnson, driver of the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet SS, was thinking he’d get a break after a rough weekend at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn that included a practice wreck that brought out the backup car and a race day that ended ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2013 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview
Posted 08.21.13
Ricky Stenhouse Jr – IRWIN Tools Race Night Advance Team: No. 17 Nationwide Insurance Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Scott Graves Primary Chassis: RK- 791 – last raced Kentucky – finished 17th Backup Chassis: RK-801 – chassis for the No. 99 in 2012 ADVANCE NOTES ·         Stenhouse at Bristol o   Stenhouse made his first Sprint Cup start at the World’s Fastest Half-Mile in March, ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Bobby Labonte (Busch's Beans) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Bobby Labonte 2013 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview
Posted 08.20.13
BOBBY LABONTE NO. 47 BUSH'S® BEANS TOYOTA CAMRY BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY PREVIEW Track: Bristol Motor Speedway Event: Irwin Tools Night Race Date: Saturday, August 24 at 7:30 p.m. ET TV/Radio: ESPN / MRN Radio / SiriusXM BOBBY LABONTE NOTES: In 41 starts at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bobby Labonte has three top-five and 10 top-10 finishes and ...FULL STORY »
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Jamie McMurray & Juan Pablo Montoya 2013 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Previews
Posted 08.20.13
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes  RACE SETUP  Race: Irwin Tools Night Race Drivers: @jamiemcmurray @jpmontoya Cars: No. 1 McDonald`s Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Track: Bristol Motor Speedway TV: ABC (7:30 p.m. ET) Social: @EGRTeams #TeamGanassi #TeamTarget I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT Montoya to Receive an Award: The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) announced the ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General)
Matt Kenseth 2013 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview
Posted 08.20.13
Matt Kenseth/No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH TIME:  This week Citizen Eco-Drive introduces the Matt Kenseth Limited Edition Primo. Each box set features interchangeable genuine leather straps and a unique case back with the signature and racing ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch in the No. 18 Doublemint Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Kyle Busch Shooting for a Triple-Double
Posted 08.20.13
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 20, 2013) – In basketball, a triple-double is the accumulation of a double-digit totals in three of the five statistical categories in a game. The most common triple-double combination is double-digit points, rebounds, and assists. When it comes to NASCAR, Kyle Busch has single-handedly made doubles and triples a ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2013 IRWIN Tools Night Race Previews
Posted 08.20.13
TEAM CHEVY ADVANCE IRWIN TOOLS NIGHT RACE BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY BRISTOL, TENNESSEE AUGUST 24, 2013 DID YOU KNOW? The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and High Country and the GMC Sierra and Sierra Denali1500 are the first pickup trucks to receive the highest possible five-star Overall Vehicle Score for safety since the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration changed its New Car Assessment Program for the 2011 ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer in garage - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer 2013 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview
Posted 08.20.13
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota Camry driver Clint Bowyer heads to Bristol Motor Speedway for this weekend’s 500-lap NASCAR Sprint Cup race with a 113 point lead over 11th place in the championship standings with three races remaining before the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Bowyer ...FULL STORY »

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