Tag: NASCAR

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Performance-driven nonsense driving NASCAR sponsor moves

Tuesday September 12, 2017 will be a day of infamy in NASCAR for many years to come when it comes to sponsorship, dedication and commitment.


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Podcast: Appalachian Chained on NASCAR, Charlottesville

What does Charlottesville have to do with NASCAR and Appalachia? Rod Mullins explores in his Appalachian Chained podcast.


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What does Charlottesville have to do with NASCAR?

A Boston Globe reporter came to Bristol to do some fishing at a NASCAR race, viewing Appalachia through a cheap dollar store pair of sunglasses.


Kyle Busch makes it a sweep at Bristol

Break out the broom; the sweep has been made for the second time at Bristol by Kyle Busch.


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Kyle Busch takes race number two at Xfinity Series Food City 300 at Bristol

Kyle Busch doubled up with a win in the Xfinity Series Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.


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Bass Pro Shops night race qualifying at Bristol

Erik Jones picked up his first career pole in qualifying for the Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday night..


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Kyle Busch headlines Food City 300 qualifying

For the second time in as many days, Kyle Busch is the Pinty’s pole winner for another race.


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Bayne looking for a win at ‘home’ on the high banks of Bristol Motor Speedway

Living ninety minutes or so away in Knoxville, Bristol Motor Speedway is Trevor Bayne’s home track.


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Preview: Food City 300

Virginia native Elliott Sadler certainly knows his way around the high banks of Bristol Motor Speedway.


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Kyle Busch dominates UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway

Kyle Busch took his first step in his quest for “triple dominance” by taking the UNOH 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.


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NASCAR hands out penalties, suspensions prior to the UNOH 200 at BMS

And just like that, the shuffle starts in the points standings before the green flag even fell for the UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway.


‘Sticky stuff’ proves to be a success at Bristol Motor Speedway

It’s all about the “sticky stuff” at the World’s Fastest Half Mile at Bristol Motor Speedway.


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Three races until the playoffs in Camping World Truck Series

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series makes a mid-week stop at The World’s Fastest Half Mile, Bristol Motor Speedway.


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Bristol Motor Speedway roars back to life this week

NASCAR racing action returns to Bristol Motor Speedway this week in the Camping World Truck Series, Xfinity and Monster Energy Cup Series.


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Dale Earnhardt Jr. to make last Bristol Motor Speedway appearance

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s many childhood visits to Bristol Motor Speedway as a kid roaming the pits with his pals have been well-documented.


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Thunder Valley NHRA Spring Nationals Interview: Matt Hagan

Matt Hagan is blessed. The NHRA Funny Car driver who lives in Christiansburg said it was nice to just sleep in his own bed last night.


They don’t call it Thunder Valley for nothing

Situated beside another sports icon, Bristol Motor Speedway, dubbed The Last Great Colosseum, is Thunder Valley, Bristol Dragway.


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Short Track US Nationals dances around rain at Bristol

Rain forced officials at Bristol Motor Speedway to delay the start of the inaugural Short Track US Nationals.


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Youth movement charges to pole at US Nationals at Bristol

Saturday qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway for the Short Track US Nationals saw the youth movement take the spotlight front and center.


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Hot temperatures, slick track greets drivers ahead of Sunday’s Short Track US Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway

Hot temperatures and slick track conditions greeted drivers for the second day of practice and evening qualifiers at Bristol Motor Speedway.


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Bristol Motor Speedway to host inaugural U.S. Nationals of Short Track Racing

Five different sanctioning bodies, six top categories of racing all in one signature event will be hosted at the World’s Fastest Half-Mile as on May 19-21.


Jimmie Johnson takes Food City 500 at Bristol

Jimmie Johnson gave praise to his crew chief Chad Knaus and the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet team for putting together a car that was great on Saturday.


Harrison Burton picks up first win in K&N Series at Bristol

Young Harrison Burton played Saturday’s rained shortened Zombie Auto 125 NASCAR K&N Series race by the numbers.


Bold move pays off for Erik Jones in NASCAR Xfinity Series win at Bristol

Erik Jones reached into his bag of tricks and pulled out a move that would have pleased the racing gods.


Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series: Practice Session Number Two

Saturday’s second round practice session managed to dodge the raindrops but Ricky Stenhouse couldn’t dodge the wall.


Fitzgerald Glider Kits 300 NASCAR XFinity Series Race Qualifying

Kyle Larson all but blistered the tires on his Xfinity series ENEOS Chevrolet as he set the BMS track record with a 14.992 lap and a speed of 127.988 mph.


Preview: Fitzgerald Glider 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series at Bristol

The World’s Fastest Half Mile will play host to the second round of the XFinity Series Dash 4 Cash Program this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway.


Rookie leads practice through delays at Bristol

Erik Jones outpaced fellow Toyota driver Kyle Busch with a lap of 127.843 mph on Friday afternoon for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Food City 500 race.


Food City 500/Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying washed out

Friday’s Bush Pole Day for Sunday’s running of the Food City 500 / Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race will be set by championship points.


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Chesterfield native Denny Hamlin wins Daytona 500

Denny Hamlin, driver of the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota and Chesterfield County native, took the checkered flag in the Daytona 500.


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Military Appreciation Program returns to Richmond International Raceway

The men and women of the United States Military are some of the most caring and selfless people out there.


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Dash 4 Cash brings excitement to Richmond International Raceway

The NASCAR XFINITY Series Dash 4 Cash is bringing something new and exciting to Richmond International Raceway on Saturday, April 23.


O. Bruton Smith inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame

Speedway Motorsports, Inc. founder and Executive Chairman O. Bruton Smith was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame Saturday.


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Richmond: Tickets for April 22-24 NASCAR race weekend on sale

Tickets for the April 22-24 NASCAR race weekend at Richmond International Raceway, including the first scheduled Sunday day race since 1997, are on sale.


Richmond International Raceway honors NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon

This weekend, the NASCAR community will crown the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion and start looking ahead to what the 2016 NASCAR season will bring.


Sunday racing returns to Richmond International Raceway in April

NASCAR fans will be able to experience the best of both worlds at RIR in 2016 – a return of day racing on Sunday, April 24 and the 25th anniversary of The Night Race on Saturday, September 10.


Matt Kenseth wins Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at RIR

Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota, scored his fourth win of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season at the Federated Auto Parts 400 “under the lights” at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday.


Chase Elliott wins Virginia529 College Savings Plan 250 NASCAR XFINITY Race

Chase Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, took home his first checkered flag of the XFINITY series season at RIR Friday, winning the 2015 Virginia529 College Savings 250.


Richmond International Raceway and Virginia529 partner to honor America before Friday night’s race

Richmond International Raceway and Virginia529 are proud to partner with several groups to recognize the acts of heroism displayed by first responders, military members and United States citizens on Sept. 11, 2001.


Richmond International Raceway goes gold to honor Jeff Gordon and support childhood cancer awareness

September is national Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and patients, families, researchers and charities, including the Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation and Richmond International Raceway, are rallying to bring awareness and raise funds for childhood cancer research, treatment, patient support and survivorship issues.


When the smoke clears at Richmond International Raceway, the party begins

From Top Gear, to NBC and now to the Richmond International Raceway stage; entertaining and engaging NASCAR reporter Rutledge Wood will join Richmond International Raceway on September 12th as host of the Second Annual Post-Race Party, presented by Outback.


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Snag a piece of history at Richmond International Raceway

In September Richmond International Raceway ticketholders will have the chance to meet some of its stars at RIR’s NASCAR XFINITY Series autograph session.


‘Jeff’s Last Ride’ campaign pays tribute to Jeff Gordon at Charlotte Motor Speedway

As Jeff Gordon prepares to make his final start at Charlotte Motor Speedway during the Bank of America 500 on Oct. 10, speedway officials are rolling out a multifaceted campaign to mark the milestone in a fashion fitting the future NASCAR Hall of Famer.


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Kurt Busch goes for a different kind of repeat win in Richmond

With a Richmond win already on his 2015 resume, Kurt Busch tried to sneak a second checkered flag in before the rest of the NASCAR field returns in September. That was, until a couple of campers had something to say about it.


Richmond International Raceway, University of Northwestern Ohio bring NASCAR K&N Pro Series to fall weekend

The NASCAR K&N Pro Series is where young guns battle every week to prove they have what it takes to race in the big leagues. From hometown locals to seasoned veterans, this series has excitement at every turn.