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Head for the hills: When racing  ends, avid hunter Bowyer makes beeline for the mountains

Head for the hills: When racing ends, avid hunter Bowyer makes beeline for the mountains

March 14th, 2014 8:55 pm by George Thwaites

When the 2013 NASCAR season finally drew to a close for Clint Bowyer, the No. 15 Toyota driver knew exactly how to put his racing-related headaches in the rearview mirror. He just needed to spend lots of quality time freezing his butt off in a tree.

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Knockout blow: Hamlin breaks BMS record with pole-winning run

Knockout blow: Hamlin breaks BMS record with pole-winning run

March 14th, 2014 7:10 pm by Dave Ongie

NASCAR Sprint Cup qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday was supposed to be a frantic free-for-all. Instead, Denny Hamlin won the pole the old-fashioned way.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Friday, March 14 at Bristol Motor Speedway

March 14th, 2014 6:50 pm by Jonathan McCoy

Pictures from Friday's NASCAR action out at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn.

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Bristol notes: Kyle Busch doesn't have to look far to find motivation to race

Bristol notes: Kyle Busch doesn't have to look far to find motivation to race

March 14th, 2014 4:30 pm by Dave Ongie

Kyle Busch never needs much motivation to climb inside a race car. Whatever the model and wherever it's running, Busch is always in his element when he's on an oval hitting his marks and clicking off laps.

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Little time for Wolfe, Keselowski to celebrate with Bristol up next

Little time for Wolfe, Keselowski to celebrate with Bristol up next

March 13th, 2014 9:19 pm by Dave Ongie

In the ultra-competitive world of NASCAR Sprint Cup racing, that truism is what keeps crew chiefs like Paul Wolfe tossing and turning at night.

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For former Bristol resident Simms, sponsoring race at BMS feels like coming home

For former Bristol resident Simms, sponsoring race at BMS feels like coming home

March 12th, 2014 10:02 pm by Nick Shepherd

A local man has come full circle with Bristol Motor Speedway: from fan to sponsor. A company owned by Donald Simms, who moved to Bristol in 1977 when he was still in junior high school, is sponsoring Saturday's K&N Series race at BMS.

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The last laps? Lingering effects of 2012 Talladega crash may prompt local driver to retire at end of season

The last laps? Lingering effects of 2012 Talladega crash may prompt local driver to retire at end of season

March 12th, 2014 9:32 am by Jeff Bobo

Eric McClure won't end his racing career with the championships, race wins and other accolades that racecar drivers dream of, but he has done one thing better than any other driver in his era.

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Fast cars equal big business for region's hospitality industry

Fast cars equal big business for region's hospitality industry

March 11th, 2014 11:39 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

As the high-banked oval of Bristol Motor Speedway churns to life, hundreds of thousands of fans, drivers and support staff will flock to the Tri-Cities this week, bringing millions of dollars rolling into the local economy from race-related tourism.

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NASCAR alters qualifying after safety concerns

NASCAR alters qualifying after safety concerns

March 11th, 2014 8:22 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Moving swiftly to address driver safety concerns, NASCAR on Tuesday banned cool-down laps and will start allowing teams to hook up cooling units to their engines on pit road - the first major changes to the popular new knockout qualifying format.

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Traffic routes for BMS race week

Traffic routes for BMS race week

March 11th, 2014 1:58 pm by Nick Shepherd

Bristol Motor Speedway is gearing up for the spring races coming up later this week. And all those race fans pouring into the area bring lots of traffic.

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