By AMANDA VINCENT Add Charlotte (Ten.) Motor Speedway and Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway to the growing list of tracks opening campground facilities, free of charge to Hurricane Irma evacuees. As previously reported, Atlanta Motor Speedway and Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway also are offering free camping to hurricane evacuees. Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Bruton Smith’s Speedway Motorsports Inc., through Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway, lost in its bid to operate Fairgrounds Speedway near downtown Nashville, Ten. Metro Nashville, owner of Fairgrounds Speedway has opted...Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Speedway Motorsports Inc., through its Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway, has submitted a bid to operate Fairgrounds Speedway in Nashville, according to a report from Nashville newspaper, The Tennessean. Tony Formosa, who has operated the track for several years, also submitted a bid to continue as track operator. “We can confirm that Bristol [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT With his win of the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway back on Aug. 19, Kyle Busch joined the ranks of 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series multi-race winners, as it was his second win of the season. He’s one of 14 winners, 13 drivers with wins [...]
BASS PRO SHOPS NRA NIGHT RACE, SATURDAY — 6:51:55 P.M., 40 MINUTES UNTIL LAP 1/500 The DJ keeps playing the wrong music. The Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway is the one NASCAR event a year where drivers can choose the song that accompanies their pre-race introductions. Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR issued fines to three crew chiefs — one in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and two in the Camping World Truck Series — for lug-nut issues after races at Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway, detailed on the sanctioning body’s weekly penalty report, released Wednesday. In the Cup Series, Scott Graves was [...]
Earnhardt was not happy with Stenhouse during the race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
By AMANDA VINCENT Four races remain in the NASCAR Xfinity Series regular season, beginning with Sunday’s Johnsonville 180 at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis., the last of three road-course races of the 2017 season and the only NASCAR national-level race of the upcoming weekend. Races also remain at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway, Richmond (Va.) Racing [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Two races remain in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular season as the series heads into an off-weekend. With the UNOH 200 at Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway on Aug. 16 being the first part of Kyle Busch’s Bristol sweep, the Truck Series standings still include exactly five championship-eligible drivers with race [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT In the days since Saturday night’s running the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series event at Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway a hot topic of conversation, even some debate, is the feasibility of a “cone rule” in NASCAR at short track races to prevent the type of gamesmanship [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT One of the highlights of pre-race ceremonies prior to Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races is driver introductions. Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway has added a twist to its driver intros in recent years with drivers picking songs to be introduced to. Chosen songs may reflect a driver’s personality, his/her taste in music, [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT On Sunday, following the NASCAR race weekend at Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway, the sanctioning body released a statement from new NASCAR President Brent Dewar regarding the recent outbreak of violence between groups of protestors on opposing sides of a Confederate statue issue in Charlottesville, Va., that resulted in one death and several [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Kyle Busch capped off the three-race Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway sweep Saturday night, winning the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series event, adding to his Camping World Truck Series win there Wednesday night and Xfinity Series win there Friday night. He’s the only driver to complete the [...]
Kyle Busch completes sweep, wins Cup Series race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway. Erik Jones made Kyle Busch work for it, but when the Bass Pro Shops/NRA Night Race concluded Busch simply was too good and able to hold on toShow More Summary
It's Bristol Motor Speedway and Kyle Busch practically owns the place. Busch swept the weekend for the second time in his career by winning the Monster Energy Cup Series race Saturday night. He also won in the Truck Series on Wednesday night and the Xfintiy Series on Friday night. He's the only...
By AMANDA VINCENT Eight Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series teams were each docked 15 minutes of practice time Friday at Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway in the last of two practice sessions for Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race, according to a report from NBC Sports. The penalties were the result of inspection issues the [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Dale Earnhardt Jr. made his first NASCAR Xfinity Series start of 2017 on Friday night in the Food City 300 at Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway. His Friday evening on the high banks was filled with ups and downs, finally ending in the infield care center, receiving treatment for dehydration, according to a [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Erik Jones claimed his first-career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series pole on Friday, turning in a 14.981-second/128.082 mph lap in the third and final round of qualifying at Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway to claim the top starting spot for Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race. “It’s cool any time you get [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Kyle Busch claimed his second win of the Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway race week Friday night in the Food City 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race, and his most recent win somewhat mirrored his win in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race there Wednesday. Like in the Truck Series race, Busch started [...]
Kyle Busch continued his domination at Bristol Motor Speedway with a victory Friday night in the Xfinity Series race. The win was the 19th national series victory at Bristol for Busch, who also won the Truck Series race Wednesday night. And just like that win, Busch had to overcome a speeding...