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NASCAR Cup: Bristol Motor Speedway race start time moved up an hour

NASCAR Cup: Bristol Motor Speedway race start time moved up an hour

By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR has modified its schedule at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, moving the scheduled start of the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series up an hour. Instead of the previously-scheduled 7:46 p.m. ET green flag Saturday, NASCAR hops to get the race underway at 6:46 p.m. The change is a result of
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NASCAR Truck: 2018 playoff field set

NASCAR Truck: 2018 playoff field set

By AMANDA VINCENT Thursday night’s UNOH 200 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway closed the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. Johnny Sauter celebrated in victory lane, not only his series-leading fifth win of the season and first of his career at Bristol, but also his status as Truck Series regular-season champion. Also, the eight-driver playoff lineup was solidified. "What a way
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NASCAR Truck: Johnny Sauter wins at Bristol, claims regular season title

NASCAR Truck: Johnny Sauter wins at Bristol, claims regular season title

By AMANDA VINCENT Johnny Sauter was a winner twice over at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway on Thursday night. When he took the green flag, he clinched the honor of 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular-season champion. When he took the checkered flag, he was up front for the win of the UNOH 200. It was his first-career win at Bristol
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NASCAR Xfinity: Kaulig Racing to field second car at Indy

NASCAR Xfinity: Kaulig Racing to field second car at Indy

By AMANDA VINCENT Kaulig Racing driver Ryan Truex will have a teammate for the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sept. 8. The team will field a second car, the No. 10, for the first time at Indianapolis, team owner Matt Kaulig confirmed to NBC Sports, according to a report Wednesday. The driver of the No. 10 for
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NASCAR Cup: Dale Earnhardt Jr. to drive Brickyard 400 pace car

NASCAR Cup: Dale Earnhardt Jr. to drive Brickyard 400 pace car

By AMANDA VINCENT Dale Earnhardt Jr. maybe retired as a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver, but he’ll lead the field to the green flag for the Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard on Sept. 9 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. On Wednesday, IMS announced Earnhardt as the pace car driver for the 2018 edition of the NASCAR Cup Series race
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NASCAR should adopt two-day schedules as the norm

NASCAR should adopt two-day schedules as the norm

After two-consecutive Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race weekends with an abbreviated, two-day schedule, the second and third weekends with such a schedule in 2018, the series returns to its traditional three-day schedule this weekend. With the traditional, longer schedule comes an extra (third) practice session and two extra trips through inspection. After seeing the abbreviated schedule in play for three race weekends, so far, this season, I think it should become the norm.

Under that schedule, a practice is eliminated. Are three practices really necessary? No, I don’t think so. I’m pretty sure two nearly hour-long practices are sufficient for drivers who are touted to be some of the best racers in the world. There are a few exceptions, though. I’m all for a third practice session on initial trips to tracks that have been repaved or reconfigured. But [...]

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NASCAR Cup: Bristol Motor Speedway race start time moved up an hour

NASCAR Cup: Bristol Motor Speedway race start time moved up an hour

By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR has modified its schedule at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, moving the scheduled start of the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race for the…

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NASCAR Cup: Bristol Motor Speedway race start time moved up an hour

NASCAR Cup: Bristol Motor Speedway race start time moved up an hour

By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR has modified its schedule at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, moving the scheduled start of the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race for the…

Blog by Amanda Vincent

NASCAR should adopt two-day schedules as the norm

NASCAR should adopt two-day schedules as the norm

After two-consecutive Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race weekends with an abbreviated, two-day schedule, the second and third weekends with such a schedule in 2018, the series…

Blog by Amanda Vincent

NASCAR should adopt two-day schedules as the norm

NASCAR should adopt two-day schedules as the norm

After two-consecutive Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race weekends with an abbreviated, two-day schedule, the second and third weekends with such a schedule in 2018, the series…