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  1. What are the best and worst NSACAR races to go to?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Sporting News

    Understand that the top level of NASCAR racing is the Cup series, currently sponsored by Sprint. The next level down, currently sponsored by Nationwide, is considered a developmental series, although many Cup series drivers race the Nationwide races to get a feel for the track and stay sharp.

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  2. Erik Jones answers the callRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Motorsport.com

    Erik Jones thought his biggest decision on Sunday afternoon would be when to take a nap during the rain-delayed Sprint Cup race. Then his phone buzzed with a text from the No.

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  3. Fuel & Tires: Kenseth rain dances in Bristol, Dixon takes Long Beach, Hamilton wins againRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Janesville Gazette

    As expected, rain played a big part in Sunday's Food City 500 In Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up to Cancer at the Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. It took nearly nine hours, four rain delays and eleven extra laps for Cambridge native Matt Kenseth to take the win and snap a 51-race winless streak.

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  4. Kenseth wins in the rainRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Fort Francis Times

    BRISTOL, Tenn.-After four rain delays and 11 extra laps, Matt Kenseth finally drove to victory lane. It took him nine hours to get there yesterday at a water-logged Bristol Motor Speedway.

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  5. Weekend Top Five: BristolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    Look back at the top five moments from the race weekend as Joey Logano dominates the XFINITY Series race and Matt Kenseth breaks a 51-winless streak after 511 laps, the longest race in Bristol Motor Speedway history.

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  6. O'Donnell discusses red flags at BristolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    NASCAR Executive Vice President Steve O'Donnell talks about the late red flag at Bristol Motor Speedway and what factors NASCAR evaluates while cars are running laps under caution for rain.

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  7. NASCAR address short-track swing, 2016 scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    As NASCAR prepares for its third short-track race in four weeks at Richmond International Raceway , NASCAR Executive Vice President and Chief Racing Development Officer Steve O'Donnell talked with SiriusXM NASCAR Radio about whether NASCAR would ever run the three races consecutively, similar to the NASCAR Goes West swing. "The difference when you look out west is you've got a little bit more space in between with Vegas, Phoenix and California," O'Donnell said.

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  8. Bristol Winners & Losers: Victory comes at right time for Matt KensethRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Sporting News

    We knew going into Sunday's Food City 500 that racing at Bristol would test the patience, skills and mental capacity of the drivers. Not only was the race your typical event at Bristol Motor Speedway , the weather also played a huge factor in what turned into an all-day affair.

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  9. Kenseth Wins Rain-Delayed Food City 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | WCOH-AM Newnan

    It took about nine hours and 11 extra laps but Matt Kenseth took the checkered flag in the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. The race started nearly an hour-and-a-half late because of rain and was stopped three more times, including one delay that lasted almost four hours.

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  10. MLB Power RankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | ESPN

    Court documents in Texas show that Angels slugger Josh Hamilton is in the process of getting divorced from his wife, Katie. Will Jameis Winston be an elite NFL quarterback? Not according to QBASE, Football Outsiders' quarterback projection system which examines the potential careers of several QBs in the 2015 class.

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  11. Matt Kenseth, Food City 500 burnout celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Matt Kenseth snapped a 51-race winless streak Sunday night by winning the rain-delayed Food City 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Kenseth last took the checkered flag in September 2013 in New Hampshire, when he earned his second consecutive victory and third in five races.

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  12. La. Tech stock car to run at Talladega in ARCA series raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The News-Star

    The car will once again showcase Louisiana Tech's colors and logos with driver and pit crew wearing specially-designed race gear adorned with official Tech logos and imagery. La. Tech stock car to run at Talladega in ARCA series race The car will once again showcase Louisiana Tech's colors and logos with driver and pit crew wearing specially-designed race gear adorned with official Tech logos and imagery.

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  13. Matt Kenseth ends 51-race dry spell in heavy rain at BristolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Examiner.com

    Polesitter Matt Kenseth broke a 51-race losing streak to win the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway , after surviving 4 red flags due to rain and a mass car crash started by runner-up Jimmie Johnson, one of a number of drivers involved in 11 cautions that saw several cars wrecked, but no drivers injured. Johnson travails began when he was shoved into the wall by Kurt Busch, which cost him a lap and damaged the rear of his car after running in the top 10. They then continued after he lost patience with rookie Jeb Burton, tapped the back of his car and sent Burton spinning.

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  14. NASCAR: Erik Jones gets the surprise call of a lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Examiner.com

    NASCAR driver Erik Jones was ready to relax on his couch in North Carolina and watch some Sprint Cup racing Sunday. That didn't happen.

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  15. NASCAR Race Ends Just In Time For Bristol To Get Pounded With RainRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Jalopnik

    NASCAR apparently timed today's Sprint Cup Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up to Cancer just right. It's been delayed and red flagged for rain throughout the day, but Bristol is about to get thoroughly pounded with thunderstorms right about... now.

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  16. NASCAR: Danica Patrick stages record breaking performance at BristolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Examiner.com

    Danica Patrick has always been someone who is not afraid to jump a few hurdles. The Stewart-Haas Racing driver had to do just that on several occasions Sunday night during the rain-delayed marathon that was the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway .

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  17. New No. 34 driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    Sorenson will be the fifth driver to run the car in 2015. David Ragan , who entered the season as the primary driver for the ride, took over the No.

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  18. Nap interrupted: Byron teen Erik Jones makes surprising NASCAR Sprint Cup debut for Joe...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | MLive.com

    Byron native Erik Jones was chilling out on his couch in North Carolina Sunday, kicking around the idea of taking a nap when the 18-year old stock car racing standout got a text. The message came from a Joe Gibbs Racing crew member, telling him to get ready - Gibbs' NASCAR Sprint Cup team needed his services at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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  19. Matt KensethRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Sports Network

    Matt Kenseth's lengthy drought in the Sprint Cup Series ended on a rain-soaked day and night at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday. Kenseth snapped his 51-race winless streak in the series after holding off Jimmie Johnson in a green-white-checkered finish in the Food City 500, a race that featured several rain delays and numerous cautions for accidents.

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  20. What you need to know: MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Channel3000

    The first shooting happened around 1 a.m. at 603 State St. when a 25-year-old woman was hit by gunfire inside State Street Brats, officials said. The second incident happened just after 1 a.m. in the 3700 block of East Karstens Drive.

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