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Darlington's iconic Southern 500 to feature throwback paint schemes

August 26th, 2015 11:27 pm by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

DARLINGTON, S.C. - The Southern 500 will have a familiar feel, and not just because the race has returned to Labor Day weekend.

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Stewart's lawyer moves wrongful death case to federal court

Stewart's lawyer moves wrongful death case to federal court

August 25th, 2015 7:55 pm by Associated Press

The parents of Kevin Ward Jr., killed by NASCAR star Tony Stewart's car on a western New York dirt track in August 2014, are seeking unspecified monetary damages.

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IndyCar driver Wilson dies of head injury

IndyCar driver Wilson dies of head injury

August 24th, 2015 9:17 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

IndyCar driver Justin Wilson has died from a head injury suffered when a piece of debris struck him at Pocono Raceway. He was 37.

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Update: IndyCar's Wilson in coma, critical condition after crash at Pocono

Update: IndyCar's Wilson in coma, critical condition after crash at Pocono

August 23rd, 2015 8:45 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

IndyCar driver Justin Wilson was in a coma and in critical condition after sustaining a head injury when he was hit by a large piece of debris that broke off a car in the crash-filled race at Pocono Raceway.

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Photo Gallery: Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway

Photo Gallery: Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway

August 23rd, 2015 1:12 am by Jonathan McCoy

Pictures from Saturday's action in and around Bristol Motor Speedway during NASCAR's annual August stop for the Irwin Tools Night Race.

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Logano wins second straight night race at BMS

Logano wins second straight night race at BMS

August 22nd, 2015 11:40 pm by Associated Press

Joey Logano spoiled what was expected to be a rout by Joe Gibbs Racing at Bristol Motor Speedway. There are two more races before the playoffs begin.

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Another Bristol race, another Kyle Busch win

Another Bristol race, another Kyle Busch win

August 22nd, 2015 3:37 am by Associated Press

Chris Buescher ran out of gas on the restart of a two-lap overtime sprint to the finish Friday night, and Kyle Busch found a way to win yet another NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Photo Gallery: 2015 Food City 300 at BMS

August 21st, 2015 11:00 pm by Jonathan McCoy

Pictures from Friday night's NASCAR Xfinity Series Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn. Kyle Busch won the race, his 17th victory at the World's Fastest Half-Mile.

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Hamlin leads Toyota sweep in Bristol qualifying

Hamlin leads Toyota sweep in Bristol qualifying

August 21st, 2015 7:51 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Denny Hamlin broke the track record in leading a Toyota sweep of the first two rows in qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway. Hamlin turned a lap Friday at 131.407 mph to eclipse the mark of 131.362 mph set last August.

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BMS creates Jeff Gordon Terrace

August 21st, 2015 7:00 pm by Staff Report

To commemorate the four-time champion's final appearance at Bristol as a full-time Sprint Cup Series driver, Bristol Motor Speedway announced Friday it is naming a portion of the racetrack the Jeff Gordon Terrace.

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Bristol's youngest winner ever returns as Cup rookie with small team

Bristol's youngest winner ever returns as Cup rookie with small team

August 21st, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

At the age of 16 Matt DiBenedetto became the youngest driver ever to win a race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Seven years later, DiBenedetto still holds the record as Bristol's youngest winner ever.

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