BRISTOL DRIVER INTROS

Did you miss the driver introductions at Bristol on Saturday night? Kyle Busch was introduced to 160,000 fans as Lesley Gore's "It's my party" blared from the speakers. (Oh, if only that was true.) OK, for real, each driver was introduced to a song of his choosing and was given a chance to say a few words to the crowd. Busch chose "Amazing" by Kanye West. No, I don't think that song will be charting in eastern Tennessee anytime soon. Props to YouTuber Cube11679 for the videos ...

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KYLE BUSCH WINS SHARPIE 500

Kyle Busch kept his Chase hopes alive with a victory over runner-up Mark Martin at the Sharpie 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday. Busch sits just 34 points behind 12th-place Matt Kenseth for the final spot in the Chase. The win was Busch's fourth of the season. Martin had several chances to put the bumper to Busch in the closing laps for the win, but the classy veteran raced Busch clean, as you can see in the video below. Marcos Ambrose finished an impressive third.  ...

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DRIVER ENTRANCE SONGS AT BRISTOL

Each driver will make a personal entrance at the Sharpie 500 on Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway. The songs they have chosen have been posted here. I won't comment on the choices. Jay Busbee and Jeff Gluck already did that quite amusingly. Instead, I will offer a list of which songs each driver would be introduced to if Bristol handed the MC duties over to yours truly and the drivers were given no say in the matter. Let's do this. I've got DJ Jeff Hammond on the ones and twos... Tony ...

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NASCAR DRIVER INTRO SONGS

Jeff Gluck is one of the NASCAR reporters I enjoy following. He writes for Scene Daily. If you're on Twitter, you should subscribe to his feed. The guy Tweets in his sleep. Anyway, Gluck has a story in Scene Daily today about which song each driver has chosen for his entrance at the Sharpie 500 Saturday night in Bristol.      ...

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TIM RICHMOND’S FIVE MOST MEMORABLE MOMENTS

Tim Richmond, who passed away on Aug. 13, 1989, was one of the most colorful drivers to come through the Cup Series. At just 34, his life and career ended far too early. After starting in open-wheel racing, Richmond won 13 Cup races, as well as the hearts of fans. Twenty years to the day after his death, he is remembered for his talent, as well as his charisma. 5. Daytona Speedweeks 1986. This marked the start of Richmond’s brief-but-bright tenure with Hendrick Motorsports. Richmond left R ...

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