SpeedwayMedia.com http://www.speedwaymedia.com Online Resource for Motorsports Information Fri, 17 Aug 2018 05:52:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Regular Season Champion Johnny Sauter Fends off Stewart Friesen in Closing Laps at Bristol http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/regular-season-champion-johnny-sauter-fends-off-stewart-friesen-in-closing-laps-at-bristol/ http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/regular-season-champion-johnny-sauter-fends-off-stewart-friesen-in-closing-laps-at-bristol/#respond Fri, 17 Aug 2018 02:45:46 +0000 http://www.speedwaymedia.com/?p=138833 All Johnny Sauter had to do was start the UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway in order to become the regular series season champion. However, he wanted more and did more as he earned his fifth win of the season after fending off his GMS Racing ally, Stewart Friesen.]]> http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/regular-season-champion-johnny-sauter-fends-off-stewart-friesen-in-closing-laps-at-bristol/feed/ 0 Stewart Friesen Comes Up One Spot Short but is Locked into the Playoffs http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/stewart-friesen-comes-up-one-spot-short-but-is-locked-into-the-playoffs/ http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/stewart-friesen-comes-up-one-spot-short-but-is-locked-into-the-playoffs/#respond Fri, 17 Aug 2018 02:29:37 +0000 http://www.speedwaymedia.com/?p=138835 The No. 52 of Stewart Friesen and the Halmar Racing team can breathe a little easier now knowing they have a shot to win the championship this year after finishing second in the UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway.]]> http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/stewart-friesen-comes-up-one-spot-short-but-is-locked-into-the-playoffs/feed/ 0 Parker Kligerman Earns Top Five Finish http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/parker-kligerman-earns-top-five-finish/ http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/parker-kligerman-earns-top-five-finish/#respond Fri, 17 Aug 2018 02:20:01 +0000 http://www.speedwaymedia.com/?p=138837 It's the little team that could in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Parker Kligerman and the No. 75 Henderson Motorsports team run when they can and when they do, they run up front and sometimes have a shot at the win. Bristol looked like the place where it could happen.]]> http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/parker-kligerman-earns-top-five-finish/feed/ 0 Toyota, Bass Pro Shops Team up for Sweepstakes to Benefit the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/toyota-bass-pro-shops-team-up-for-sweepstakes-to-benefit-the-martin-truex-jr-foundation/ http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/toyota-bass-pro-shops-team-up-for-sweepstakes-to-benefit-the-martin-truex-jr-foundation/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 23:56:23 +0000 http://www.speedwaymedia.com/?p=138825 The Martin Truex Jr. Foundation has created a sweepstakes where one lucky winner will receive a 2018 Toyota Tundra and Bass TRACKER® Heritage Edition Boat.]]> http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/toyota-bass-pro-shops-team-up-for-sweepstakes-to-benefit-the-martin-truex-jr-foundation/feed/ 0 CHEVY INDYCAR AT POCONO: Team Chevy Advance – Chevrolet Aims for Third Win in a Row at Pocono http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/chevy-indycar-at-pocono-team-chevy-advance-chevrolet-aims-for-third-win-in-a-row-at-pocono/ http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/chevy-indycar-at-pocono-team-chevy-advance-chevrolet-aims-for-third-win-in-a-row-at-pocono/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:10:21 +0000 http://www.speedwaymedia.com/?p=138823 Past success at a racetrack is a tangible motivator for Verizon IndyCar Series (VICS) drivers. More intrinsic, though no less significant, is a driver’s perceptions of the venue – “their enjoyability factor,” according to Will Power.]]> http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/chevy-indycar-at-pocono-team-chevy-advance-chevrolet-aims-for-third-win-in-a-row-at-pocono/feed/ 0 Toyota NASCAR Christopher Bell Quotes http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/toyota-nascar-christopher-bell-quotes-2/ http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/toyota-nascar-christopher-bell-quotes-2/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:46:54 +0000 http://www.speedwaymedia.com/?p=138820 CHRISTOPHER BELL, No. 20 Rheem Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing - What do you think about racing at Bristol Motor Speedway? “For me, I love Bristol – it's one of my favorite race tracks that we go to throughout the course of the year. I haven’t had any success here, but it’s always a really fun race track and driving for Joe Gibbs Racing, I’ve got really fast race cars. Hopefully, we can turn that around this weekend.”]]> http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/toyota-nascar-christopher-bell-quotes-2/feed/ 0 Rick Ware Racing welcomes JACOB Companies for remainder of 2018 Cup season http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/rick-ware-racing-welcomes-jacob-companies-for-remainder-of-2018-cup-season-2/ http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/rick-ware-racing-welcomes-jacob-companies-for-remainder-of-2018-cup-season-2/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:00:11 +0000 http://www.speedwaymedia.com/?p=138812 Officials from Rick Ware Racing (RWR) announced today that Monarch Token, the world’s dominant cryptocurrency wallet has partnered with Trading View to support Rick Ware Racing’s No. 51 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.]]> http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/rick-ware-racing-welcomes-jacob-companies-for-remainder-of-2018-cup-season-2/feed/ 0 BUSH’S BEANS® INKS MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP RENEWAL WITH JTG DAUGHERTY RACING http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/bushs-beans-inks-multi-year-partnership-renewal-with-jtg-daugherty-racing/ http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/bushs-beans-inks-multi-year-partnership-renewal-with-jtg-daugherty-racing/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:27:13 +0000 http://www.speedwaymedia.com/?p=138810 As one of the longest standing partners with JTG Daugherty Racing, BUSH’S Beans has signed a multi-year partnership renewal with the race team as a primary partner on the No. 37 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, and an associate partner on both the No. 37 and the No. 47 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.]]> http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/bushs-beans-inks-multi-year-partnership-renewal-with-jtg-daugherty-racing/feed/ 0 Kasey Kahne reveals 2018 will be his last full-time season http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/kasey-kahne-reveals-2018-will-be-his-last-full-time-season/ http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/kasey-kahne-reveals-2018-will-be-his-last-full-time-season/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:10:41 +0000 http://www.speedwaymedia.com/?p=138815 Staff Report | NASCAR.com Fifteen-year premier series veteran Kasey Kahne revealed that 2018 will be his last full-time season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Kahne, 38, currently drives the No. 95 Chevrolet for Leavine Family Racing. “I’ve thought about this decision for many months, if not longer,” Kahne wrote on his Twitter account. […]]]> http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/16/kasey-kahne-reveals-2018-will-be-his-last-full-time-season/feed/ 0 Full race schedule for Bristol http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/full-race-schedule-for-bristol/ http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/full-race-schedule-for-bristol/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 03:46:54 +0000 http://www.speedwaymedia.com/?p=138803 The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will all be at Bristol Motor Speedway for tripleheader action. Check out the full schedule below, which is subject to change.]]> http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/full-race-schedule-for-bristol/feed/ 0 Hot 20 – Bristol is not over-hyped, but a lot is http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/hot-20-bristol-is-not-over-hyped-but-a-lot-is/ http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/hot-20-bristol-is-not-over-hyped-but-a-lot-is/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:43:12 +0000 http://www.speedwaymedia.com/?p=138786 Sometimes the news can be a little over-hyped. For example, no matter what you might hear, Kyle Busch is going to claim the bonus for the most points garnered by the time they leave Indianapolis. Kevin Harvick would need to close the gap by 21 points in each of the remaining three events to change that, and that is not going to happen. It is a done deal. ]]> http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/hot-20-bristol-is-not-over-hyped-but-a-lot-is/feed/ 0 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Preview-Bristol http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/nascar-camping-world-truck-series-preview-bristol-2/ http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/nascar-camping-world-truck-series-preview-bristol-2/#respond Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:35:00 +0000 http://www.speedwaymedia.com/?p=138789 The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series makes their final stop at Bristol Motor Speedway before the playoffs begin next weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. While one driver will be crowned regular season champion, three other drivers currently sit on the bubble of making/not making the playoffs.]]> http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/nascar-camping-world-truck-series-preview-bristol-2/feed/ 0 Menard Looking Forward To Racing Under The Lights At Bristol http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/menard-looking-forward-to-racing-under-the-lights-at-bristol/ http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/menard-looking-forward-to-racing-under-the-lights-at-bristol/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 21:33:44 +0000 http://www.speedwaymedia.com/?p=138783 Paul Menard and the No. 21 Menard/Knauf Ford teams are gearing up for one of the signature events of the Monster Energy Cup Series schedule – the night race at Bristol Motor Speedway.]]> http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/menard-looking-forward-to-racing-under-the-lights-at-bristol/feed/ 0 Chase Briscoe – Bristol Advance http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/chase-briscoe-bristol-advance/ http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/chase-briscoe-bristol-advance/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 19:49:57 +0000 http://www.speedwaymedia.com/?p=138781 Briscoe on Bristol “Bristol is always a special place, there is so much history there and it’s such a cool atmosphere. On top of all that, getting to run under the lights there is always cool. Hopefully, we can stay out of the chaos and end the night up front.”]]> http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/chase-briscoe-bristol-advance/feed/ 0 Dale Jr. To Drive Camaro ZL1 Pace Car at Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/dale-jr-to-drive-camaro-zl1-pace-car-at-big-machine-vodka-400-at-the-brickyard/ http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/dale-jr-to-drive-camaro-zl1-pace-car-at-big-machine-vodka-400-at-the-brickyard/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:27:59 +0000 http://www.speedwaymedia.com/?p=138778 NASCAR icon Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Pace Car to lead the field to the start of the 25th Running of the Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Powered by Florida Georgia Line on Sunday, Sept. 9 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.]]> http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/dale-jr-to-drive-camaro-zl1-pace-car-at-big-machine-vodka-400-at-the-brickyard/feed/ 0 Ryan Reed – Bristol Advance http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/ryan-reed-bristol-advance-11/ http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/ryan-reed-bristol-advance-11/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:11:23 +0000 http://www.speedwaymedia.com/?p=138776 Ryan Reed was poised to earn his career best finish at Bristol Motor Speedway before a tire went flat on his No. 16 Drive Down A1C Lilly Diabetes Ford with only 12 laps remaining. Bristol has been Reed’s nemesis, but he was able to earn his best qualifying effort at the .0533-mile track of 12th and had a top-10 finish in his sights.]]> http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/ryan-reed-bristol-advance-11/feed/ 0 Chad Finley and team ready for Bristol Truck Series debut http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/chad-finley-and-team-ready-for-bristol-truck-series-debut/ http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/chad-finley-and-team-ready-for-bristol-truck-series-debut/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:26:53 +0000 http://www.speedwaymedia.com/?p=138748 Still reaping the benefits of their strong NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) performance in June at Gateway (Ill.) Motorsports Park, Chad Finley and his Chad Finley Racing (CFR) head to Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) hoping to produce back-to-back top-10 finishes in Thursday night’s UNOH 200.]]> http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/chad-finley-and-team-ready-for-bristol-truck-series-debut/feed/ 0 Justin Fontaine – UNOH 200 Race Advance http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/justin-fontaine-unoh-200-race-advance/ http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/justin-fontaine-unoh-200-race-advance/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:15:25 +0000 http://www.speedwaymedia.com/?p=138773 Fontaine on Racing at Bristol: “It’s going to be an exciting race,” said Fontaine. “You’re going to have a lot of drivers on different agendas. From those focused on making it into the Playoffs, to those who are having an opportunity to showcase their ability and for us, it’s a chance for us to get some momentum on our side – while also looking at opportunities to pull off an upset.]]> http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/justin-fontaine-unoh-200-race-advance/feed/ 0 Austin Wayne Self – UNOH 200 Race Advance http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/austin-wayne-self-unoh-200-race-advance/ http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/austin-wayne-self-unoh-200-race-advance/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:14:33 +0000 http://www.speedwaymedia.com/?p=138770 Self on Racing at Bristol: “I feel really good heading to Bristol,” said Self. “Over the last couple of weeks, I think everyone at the track has seen dramatic improvements from our Niece Motorsports team. And I don’t expect anything less this week at Bristol.]]> http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/austin-wayne-self-unoh-200-race-advance/feed/ 0 JR Motorsports — NXS Bristol II Preview http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/jr-motorsports-nxs-bristol-ii-preview/ http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/jr-motorsports-nxs-bristol-ii-preview/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:13:03 +0000 http://www.speedwaymedia.com/?p=138764 Following his strong run at Mid-Ohio, Elliott Sadler returned to second in the NASCAR Xfinity Series point standings – just 17 markers outside of first.]]> http://www.speedwaymedia.com/2018/08/15/jr-motorsports-nxs-bristol-ii-preview/feed/ 0