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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — If you’re looking for the most comprehensive rundown of the weekend in motorsports, including a look at NASCAR’s marathon night in Bristol, Scott Dixon’s Long Beach breakthrough and Ryan Dungey’s seventh heaven status in Monster Energy AMA Supercross, Speed77 Radio’s Motorsports Madness has all of …

NSCS: Hendrick Motorsports Pit Crew Struggles Cost Earnhardt Jr. Again at Bristol

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BRISTOL, Tenn. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Report by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza —  Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images North America photo — It was clear during Sunday evening’s Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up to Cancer that Dale Earnhardt Jr. was not going to give up the fight for glory — even when …

NSCS: Stenhouse Satisfied With Fourth Place Finish, But Leaves Bristol Looking for More

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BRISTOL, Tenn. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Jared Tilton/Getty Images North America photo – It has been a roller-coaster start to the the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season for two-time NASCAR XFINITY Series champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Following three finishes inside the top-15 and four results outside the top-25 in …

NSCS: It’s Kenseth the Conqueror at Bristol; Tames Thunder Valley for First Cup Win Since 2013

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — Recap by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North America photo — After more than nine hours, three red flags, fog, rain and everything in between — Matt Kenseth ended his bout inside “Racing’s Last Great Coliseum” exactly where he started it. Position number one. Kenseth survived a marathon afternoon (and night) after …

NSCS: Rain Delay Puts Sprint Cup Action at Bristol On Hold

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — NASCAR photo — NASCAR hasn’t missed Mother Nature, but she has still come back to play so far on Sunday afternoon at Bristol Motor Speedway. After Matt Kenseth led the field to the green flag and started Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 in Support …

NSCS: Kurt Busch Tops Final Cup Practice in Search of Sixth Win in Thunder Valley

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — official report — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images North America photo — Kurt Busch secured his spot at the top of the leaderboard Saturday in final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice at Bristol Motor Speedway. Busch, a five-time Bristol winner driving the Stewart-Haas Racing No. 41 Chevrolet, clocked a fast lap of 127.554 mph on the .533-mile track in final prep for Sunday’s Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up …

NSCS: Still Rolling; Former Bristol Winner Kahne Tops Cup Series’ Opening Saturday Practice

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — official report — NASCAR photo — Kasey Kahne continued a steady show of speed Saturday morning at Bristol Motor Speedway, topping the charts during a busy second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice. Kahne, who also set the pace in Friday’s opening practice and will start eighth in  Sunday’s Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up To Cancer (1 p.m. ET, FOX), turned in a fast …

NSCS: Short Track Stars; JGR Proves Martinsville Success Was No Fluke With Early Speed at Bristol

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BRISTOL, Tenn. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Ronald Martinez/Getty Images North America photo – Three weeks ago, Joe Gibbs Racing was struggling to find success in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. After the end of the Western Swing, the team was sitting winless and had just two of their four drivers on the …

NSCS: Top Dog; Matt Kenseth Claims Coors Light Pole Award for Food City 500 at Bristol

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North America photo — Matt Kenseth committed the equivalent of high-speed robbery during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Qualifying on Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway. Kenseth rocketed out early in the final round of knockout qualifying and laid down a blistering lap of …

NSCS: Kahne Do; Hendrick Motorsports No. 5 Chevrolet Paces Opening Cup Practice at Bristol

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — official series release — NASCAR photo — Kasey Kahne rose to the top of the early leaderboard Friday afternoon in opening NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice at Bristol Motor Speedway. Kahne, driving the Hendrick Motorsports No. 5 Chevrolet, turned a fast lap of 128.168 mph on the high-banked, 0.533-mile oval. Kahne’s lap was significantly below the track record of 131.362 mph set by Kevin Harvick in Coors Light Pole Qualifying last …

NSCS: Tweaker Energy Shot Teams Up With Whitt and Front Row Motorsports for Bristol

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STATESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — Front Row Motorsports photo — Cole Whitt and Front Row Motorsports’ No. 35 team will have a jolt of new support for this weekend’s Food City 500 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway as Tweaker Energy Shot joins the team as primary sponsor of the No. 35 Ford Fusion. The company will also be the …

NSCS: Bristol Cup Race Renamed in Honor of FOX Sports NASCAR Personality Steve Byrnes

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — official network release — FOX Sports photo — In recognition of FOX Sports broadcaster Steve Byrnes’ courageous and ongoing battle with head-and-neck cancer, FOX Sports, in coordination with Bristol Motor Speedway, Speedway Motorsports Inc. (SMI), Stand Up To Cancer and NASCAR, is naming the April 19 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race from Bristol the Food City 500 …