Kevin Canter doesn’t have to look far to see his toughest competitor most Friday nights at Kingsport Speedway. Hershell Robinette, his 75-year-old grandfather, is likely close by.
Austin Prock has little experience, but plenty of confidence heading into the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals on June 14-16 at Bristol Dragway.
Owner Bobby Hill said a stream of weather issues and a low count of 21 cars Saturday night made it no longer feasible to keep the track going.
The good times and NASCAR milestones keep piling up for Kyle Busch and Joe Gibbs Racing.
Stephen Nasse drove the fastest stock car in the history of Bristol Motor Speedway to victory lane in the Super Late Model race at the Short Track U.S. Nationals on Saturday night.
Mike Skinner overcame an early problem by making a furious charge to the front and won Saturday’s Pro Late Model feature in the Short Track U.S. Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Bristol Motor Speedway is the site of Steve Wallace’s most memorable victory and his scariest crash.
Beyond the thrill of victory, a win in the Short Track U.S. Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway has been a springboard to the higher levels of NASCAR.
Everything was so new for Josh Reeves last season. He had just relocated to the Tri-Cities area and had taken a job with the Abingdon-based Hendrick Motorsports team.
“We’re bringing like 12 buses of people to the Short Track Nationals. It’s going to be a party and, hopefully, a race breaks out sometime over the weekend.”
Martin Truex Jr. overcame an early flat tire after hitting the wall, then survived a wild restart five laps from the end Sunday night to win the Coca-Cola 600 for the second time in four seasons.
On the night Landon Stallard was announced as the new owner of the track, Jensen Ford raced away to victory at Volunteer Speedway.
Simon Pagenaud outdueled Alexander Rossi in a breathtaking, 13-lap sprint to the finish Sunday that delivered an 18th victory in “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” to Roger Penske.
Defending Kingsport Speedway champion Zeke Shell led all 60 laps of Friday night’s Late Model Stock feature for his first win of the year.
Three of the year’s biggest racing events take place Sunday — the Monaco Grand Prix, the Indy 500 and the Coca-Cola 600 — and the local scene will be hopping as well this weekend.