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Tony Stewart to return to competition Sunday Video included

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Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus after his car struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race. More>>

Spring BMS race set for April 2015 Video included

Since 2005, the Food City 500 has been held in March. More>>

Blaney beats Busch on re-start to win race

Blaney wins Food City 300; Harvick on Sprint pole Video included

Ryan Blaney bolted past Kyle Busch on a restart with six laps remaining and won the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday night for his second career victory. Blaney's victory was a surprise after Busch, seeking to become the first driver ever to win four consecutive races in the series on the 0.533-mile oval, had dominated, especially on restarts. Battling at various times against the youngest and brightest stars in the series, Busch generally made quick work of t... More>>

Bristol Motor Speedway GM comments on the passing of Ed Whitaker

Bristol, Va. native and former NASCAR Nationwide Series car owner Ed Whitaker passed away this morning at the age of 76.Despite never fielding a team for a full-season schedule, Whitaker-built cars won 28 times in 246 career Nationwide Series races, a ratio of more than one in every 10 races they entered.The list of distinguished drivers who drove for Whitaker is long and includes: Davey Allison, Dale Earnhardt, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Harry Gant, Jimmy Hensley, Alan Kulwicki, Butch Lindley, Mar... More>>

Keselowski wins truck race

UNOH 200 truck race at BMS Video included

After a huge down pour Wednesday night the UNOH 200 was washed out. They were back at the track Thursday and so was news channel 11 sports Jake Young who recaps the Camping World truck series race. More>>

Trucks schedule to race on Thursday morning

Rain washes out trucks race at Bristol Speedway

Rain washed out NASCAR's Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Wednesday night. The race has been rescheduled for Thursday morning at 10 a.m. Defending race champion Kyle Busch is set to start up front after winning his fourth pole of the season earlier in the day at 124.662 mph. Cole Custer, a 16-year-old rookie driver, qualified second 15.414 (124.484).AP More>>

NASCAR will announce 2015 schedule soon

2015 Bristol Spring race moving to April

Tri-Cities.com is reporting Monday night the date for the 2015 NASCAR spring sprint cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway will be moved to April 19th. Track officials have expressed in the past they would rather be a little later in the year because colder temperatures in March have taken its toll on attendance. NASCAR officials are expected to officially announce the full 2015 Sprint Cup schedule soon More>>

Dierks Bentley to rock Bristol Motor Speedway

Country superstar Dierks Bentley will rock Bristol Motor Speedway during August race week.
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Dillon worked out with head coach Butch Jones

NASCAR driver Austin Dillon on Tennessee campus Video included

NASCAR Crew Chief and Tennessee Volunteer Fan Gil Martin relies on Vol Nation to fire up his Rookie Sprint Cup Series Driver Austin Dillon for Bristol Motor Speedway’s IRWIN Tools Night Race. Dillon, driver of the No. 3 for Richard Childress Racing, is on the bubble to make the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase for the Championship. He will spent Thursday morning touring the Anderson Training Center and Neyland Stadium on the University of Tennessee campus with Vols head coach Butch Jones. More>>

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