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Harvick wins pole at Atlanta; Stewart 12th

August 29th, 2014 9:25 pm by CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer

Kevin Harvick, in his first season with Stewart-Haas Racing, turned a fast lap of 190.398 mph Friday night to win the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Stewart: Ward's death will affect me forever

Stewart: Ward's death will affect me forever

August 29th, 2014 2:48 pm by PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Writer

NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track Friday for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint race three weeks ago.

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Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

August 28th, 2014 5:43 pm by Associated Press

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

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NASCAR releases 2015 schedule; BMS gets April date

NASCAR releases 2015 schedule; BMS gets April date

August 26th, 2014 6:35 pm by staff and wire reports

NASCAR made officially official on Tuesday what was announced this past weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway. The spring race at the World's Fastest Half-Mile is moving to April next year, ending an almost decade-long span of March dates.

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PHOTO GALLERY: IRWIN Tools Night Race

August 24th, 2014 6:54 am by Jonathan McCoy

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Logano tools up, wins big at BMS

Logano tools up, wins big at BMS

August 24th, 2014 12:48 am by Dave Ongie

The one-time phenom emerged as a legitimate contender for the NASCAR Sprint Cup title with his win in the IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Blaney takes Nationwide win at BMS

Blaney takes Nationwide win at BMS

August 23rd, 2014 2:05 am by Dave Ongie

Ryan Blaney darted past Kyle Busch on Friday night at Bristol Motor Speedway and held off the Sprint Cup veteran for the final six laps to win his second career Nationwide Series race.

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Former NASCAR owner Whitaker dies at 76

Former NASCAR owner Whitaker dies at 76

August 22nd, 2014 9:17 pm by JEFF BIRCHFIELD, NET NEWS SERVICE

Legendary NASCAR car owner Ed Whitaker died Friday morning in Bristol. He was 76.

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Harvick tops qualifying record at BMS

Harvick tops qualifying record at BMS

August 22nd, 2014 8:38 pm by Dave Ongie

Carl Edwards described Friday's qualifying session at Bristol Motor Speedway for Saturday night's Sprint Cup race as "screaming fast." By the time everything was said and done, Kevin Harvick's No. 4 Chevy had shouted down the competition.

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NASCAR confirms 2015 Food City 500 will be run on April 19

NASCAR confirms 2015 Food City 500 will be run on April 19

August 22nd, 2014 5:53 pm by Dave Ongie

NASCAR vice president of competition Robin Pemberton and Bristol Motor Speedway general manager Jerry Caldwell confirmed a change to Bristol Motor Speedway's spring race date on Friday.

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