NSCS: Two for Two; Hamlin Adds Another Pole to Bristol Weekend

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — official series release — Gregory Shamus/Getty Images North America photo — Denny Hamlin took home the Coors Light Pole Award at Bristol Motor Speedway for Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Irwin Tools Night Race (7:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Hamlin took the pole position with a fast lap of 131.407 mph in the final round of qualifying, which …

NSCS: Wood Brothers Making Return To Bristol With Blaney and SKF On-Board

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — official team release — Matthew T. Thacker/NKP photo — Over the years, the Wood Brothers have focused their attention on NASCAR’s biggest, fastest tracks. However, they’ve also run 65 races on the half-mile oval at Bristol Motor Speedway, where Ryan Blaney will drive the No. 21 SKF Ford Fusion in Saturday’s 500-lap IRWIN Tools Night Race. Bristol marks the second of …

NSCS: The Rainbow Returns; Jeff Gordon to Run Throwback Paint Scheme for Bristol Night Race

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NEW YORK — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Hendrick Motorsports image — The rainbow is back for one last ride. Courtesy of AXALTA and unveiled on “CBS This Morning” early Tuesday in New York, Jeff Gordon and Hendrick Motorsports have revealed a throwback paint scheme for Gordon’s final drive at Bristol Motor Speedway on Aug. …

NSCS: Logano Tops All Challengers to Score Third Win of Season in Thunder Valley

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — By Seth Livingstone, NASCAR Wire Service — Jonathan Moore/Getty Images North America photo — Joey Logano believes he has the car, and Team Penske believes they have the team, to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Logano took the lead from Matt Kenseth with 44 laps remaining and scooted to his third Sprint Cup victory of the season in Saturday’s IRWIN …

NSCS: Night Riders Kenseth and Kahne Looking To End Winless Seasons at Bristol

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — official release — Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images photo — Matt Kenseth and Kasey Kahne waged one of the memorable battles from the 2013 season. For nearly 20 laps, two of NASCAR’s marquee talents ran side-by-side, inches apart, navigating Bristol’s high banks in a thrilling show of expertise and competitive desire. Kenseth won that race, like so …

NSCS: Harvick Storms to Bristol Pole with New Track Record

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — staff report — Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images photo — Coming into 2014, Kevin Harvick had six career Coors Light Pole Awards in his trophy case. Now, 23 races into the season, the Stewart Haas Racing driver has nearly doubled that, with five more. Harvick won the Coors Light Pole Award for the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor …

NSCS: Ryan Truex Medically Cleared to Race at Bristol

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BRISTOL, Tenn. – official report — Matt Sullivan Photography/Getty Images North America photo — Ryan Truex, driver of the No. 83 Burger King/Dr Pepper Toyota Camry, has been medically cleared to return action this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Truex was involved in a single-car crash last Saturday during practice at Michigan Int’l Speedway and …