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Stewart-Haas and JTG Daugherty take eNASCAR Heat wins at Bristol

After the third event of the season in the eNASCAR Heat Pro League there are now six different winners in six races.

Jimmie Johnson: “I feel like we’ve stopped the bleeding”

After scoring his first back-to-back top-10 finishes since last fall, Jimmie Johnson feels his team continues to make positive strides in improving performance and scoring a victory.

Michael Annett finally feels like a contributor at JR Motorsports

Michael Annett has been a driver for JR Motorsports since 2017 but until this season he hadn’t felt like a contributor.

Dejected Darrell Wallace Jr. confused by loss of pace after leading

Richard Petty Motorsports’ Darrell Wallace Jr. led his first NASCAR Cup series laps at Bristol (Tenn.) Speedway and says he was devastated and "blindsided" by falling down to 16th at the checkered flag.

Bristol NASCAR Truck race date adjusted for triple-header weekend

The Camping World Truck Series race previously scheduled for August 15th at Bristol Motor Speedway has been moved from Wednesday to Thursday.

Johnson and Bowman score top fives in strong showing at Bristol

Hendrick Motorsports left Bristol Motor Speedway with season-high results for both Jimmie Johnson and Alex Bowman.

Kyle Larson ends up second (again) to Kyle Busch at Bristol

Kyle Larson led a race-high 200 of 500 laps of the weather-delayed event but came home second to Kyle Busch again at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.

Stenhouse hopes Bristol performance "kick starts" rest of season

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was finally able to match the result with performance Monday at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.

Kyle Busch moves Larson to win thrilling Bristol Cup race

After a lengthy delay, Kyle Busch made it two in a row in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

Keselowski wins Stage 2 Bristol after moving Larson

Brad Keselowski nudged Kyle Larson out of the way and moved into the lead with five laps remaining to come away with the rain-delayed Stage 2 victory at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.

Bristol Cup race halted and postponed due to rain

Kyle Larson leads the way at Bristol after 204 laps of racing, but the race will not finish today.

Ryan Preece: “If you want it bad enough, you’ll find a way"

Ryan Preece has two wins in seven NASCAR Xfinity Series starts with Joe Gibbs Racing and hasn’t finished worse than ninth.

Keselowski wins chaotic first stage; Blaney wrecks out of the lead

Brad Keselowski came away with the Stage 1 victory as another top contender for the win at Bristol saw his race end early.

NASCAR admits officiating mistake after Xfinity Series race

NASCAR officials have reinstated driver Daniel Hemric and Richard Childress Racing to eligibility in the Dash4Cash promotion next week at Richmond, Va.

Rookie Alex Labbe scores best finish to date in 2018 at Bristol

Defending NASCAR Pinty’s Series champion qualifies 16th and finishes 11th in first Xfinity Series start at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.

David Ragan tops final practice at Bristol; Kurt Busch crashes

Front Row Motorsports continued its strong weekend performance in Saturday’s final Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.

D.J. Kennington and Gaunt Brothers honor Humboldt junior hockey team

Canadian NASCAR Pinty’s Series driver D.J. Kennington and team owner Marty Gaunt try and honor the town of Humboldt after the tragic events with its junior hockey league team this weekend at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.

Five things to watch in Saturday's Xfinity race at Bristol

The NASCAR Xfinity Series returns to action on Saturday at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, which will be the first of four with the $100,000 Dash4Cash bonus on the line.

Brothers Kyle and Kurt Busch claim front row for Bristol Cup race

For the third time since both joined the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, the Busch brothers will lead the field to green.

Ryan Blaney leads Cup practice at Bristol; Harvick wrecks

Ryan Blaney led the way in Friday’s sole Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice session at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.

Kenseth: "We have a little bit of momentum" to make NASCAR playoffs

Playoffs or no playoffs, Matt Kenseth feels good about his chances to win races before the end of the 2017 season.

Erik Jones comes one position short of first Cup win at Bristol

With his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series pole in his pocket, Erik Jones looked to Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops Night Race to add his first series victory and a trip to the playoffs.

Kyle Busch completes Bristol hat trick with Cup win

Kyle Busch completed the Bristol Motor Speedway sweep on Saturday night.

Kenseth takes Stage 2 win at Bristol

Matt Kenseth picked up his third stage win of 2017 on Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Kyle Busch wins Stage 1 at Bristol with last-lap pass on Larson

Kyle Busch scored his 10th stage win in 2017 with a bump-and-run on Kyle Larson on the final circuit of the first segment at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday.

Kurt Busch celebrates his 600th Cup start at Bristol

Kurt Busch has enjoyed a storied career in the Monster Energy Cup Series.

Five drivers who need a win and could get it at Bristol

Don’t expect Chase Elliott or the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports team to roll the dice on Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Rookie Erik Jones captures first Cup pole at Bristol

Erik Jones earned his first career Monster Energy Cup Series pole with a lap of 128.082mph at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday.

Ryan Blaney tops final NASCAR Cup practice at Bristol

Ryan Blaney was fastest in Happy Hour at Bristol Motor Speedway with a lap of 128.544mph.

Denny Hamlin leads first NASCAR Cup practice at Bristol

Denny Hamlin’s girlfriend delivered the couple’s second child — Molly Gold — on Tuesday, while the driver delivered the top single-lap speed of 129.230mph in first practice at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. - "What in the hell is going on in this world?"

Dale Earnhardt Jr. weighed in on the tragedy in Charlottesville, Virginia on Thursday.

Kyle Busch dominates Bristol Truck race from pole

Kyle Busch dominated Wednesday night's UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway for his 49th career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory.

Five things to watch for in Wednesday's Bristol Truck race

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series returns to action on Wednesday night at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, with three races remaining before the eight-driver playoff field is set.

Truex could clinch regular season NASCAR Cup title at Bristol

Martin Truex Jr.’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship aspirations are already looking good but on Saturday night at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway they can get even better.

Second generation racer Landon Huffman to make Truck debut

Landon Huffman will have his Camping World Truck Series coming out party at Bristol Motor Speedway in the UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Aug. 16th.

Larson put on a show at Bristol, but victory eluded him

Jimmie Johnson won the Food City 500, but no one put on a show at Bristol Motor Speedway with the same flair as Kyle Larson.

Bowyer comes close to victory: “Damn it – I about had one!”

Clint Bowyer is growing more and more conflicted … and that’s a good thing.

Jimmie Johnson goes back-to-back with Bristol win

The rain-delayed Food City 500 was worth the wait for Jimmie Johnson at Bristol Motor Speedway on Monday.

Dale Jr. wrecks at Bristol: "That ain’t no way to run anywhere"

It was another bad finish – exactly what Dale Earnhardt Jr. did not need.

Truex takes Stage 2 win at Bristol

Martin Truex Jr. led 47 laps en route the Stage 2 victory and his fifth stage win of 2017.

Kyle Larson wins first stage of Bristol Cup race

Kyle Larson dominated the first stage of the Food City 500.

Analysis: Are Bristol's changes fair to all and does it really matter?

Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway efforts to improve the lower groove of its racing surface this weekend has brought up an interesting conundrum.

A new winner could come out of Bristol

The top five Monster Energy Cup drivers with the Best 10 Consecutive Lap Averages in Happy Hour at Bristol Motor Speedway have yet to win on NASCAR’s top tour in 2017.

Bristol Cup race will be postponed due to heavy rain

Persistent heavy rain finally won the day at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway on Sunday, postponing the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race until Monday afternoon.

Fight breaks out during red flag of NASCAR Xfinity race

NASCAR Xfinity Series drivers Ross Chastain and Jeremy Clements will have to visit with NASCAR officials following their involvement in a fight during a red-flag stoppage of Saturday’s race.

Kyle Busch tops final practice at Bristol after close call

Kyle Busch topped both Monster Energy Cup practices at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday.

Five things to watch for in Saturday's Xfinity race

The NASCAR Xfinity Series returns to action on Saturday at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway for the series’ seventh race of the season and the second “Dash4Cash” race of the year.

Kyle Busch fastest in Saturday's first Cup practice

Kyle Busch, whose most recent Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway came in 2011, was fastest in Saturday’s practice session.

Erik Jones leads Friday practice at Bristol

Double duty paid off for Erik Jones on Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway.

NASCAR Cup qualifying rained out at Bristol, Larson on pole

Rained out qualifying has given Kyle Larson the pole in a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race for the second time this season.

Will Hendrick build on Texas success at Bristol?

Jimmie Johnson’s triumph at Texas Motor Speedway signaled a sea change for Hendrick Motorsports after a slow start to 2017.

Does victory await Clint Bowyer at Bristol this weekend?

The Clint Bowyer revival tour makes its latest stop at Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend.

Stenhouse drives Bryan Clauson tribute car to career-best finish

You could see the disappointment in Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s face as he was being interviewed immediately following Sunday’s rain-delayed Sprint Cup race at Bristol, Tenn.

Hamlin overcomes issues to be the Top Toyota at Bristol

Denny Hamlin didn’t have the best car at Bristol Motor Speedway.