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NASCAR Stat Sheet: Kyle Larson’s Pick-Six Intercepts Potential Harvick Win

A pack, including Kyle Larson, of NASCAR Cup Series drivers racing at Bristol Motor Speedway, September 2021. Photo: NKP

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Larson Headlines Bristol Weekend Renaissance Bristol Motor Speedway has a rich history of, shall we say, drivers seeing things from a different perspective. The track marketed these dust-ups with remarkable success and became a fan favorite for the same reason crowds throughout history loved the guillotine: It was a macabre spectacle. The blade had dulled …

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Stock Car Scoop: Dissecting The Kevin Harvick-Chase Elliott Feud. What’s Your Take?

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The NASCAR Cup Series went to Bristol Motor Speedway for the final race of the Round of 16 on Saturday (Sept. 18), and amid the mayhem tempers flared during and after the race between Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvick. Who was in the right and will their feud continue heading to Sin City next week? …

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The Big 6: Questions Answered After the Bristol Night Race

Kyle Larson leads the pack in the 2021 Bristol night race. (Photo: NKP)

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Kyle Larson took the lead away from Kevin Harvick in the closing laps and held on to win at Bristol Motor Speedway Saturday (Sept. 18). Lapped traffic was a factor all night, allowing cars in second place to close in on the leader. Such was the case near the end of the race; Larson went to the bottom and then back up the track, squeezing Harvick a bit. The No. 5 of Hendrick Motorsports then slid up in front of Harvick, preventing the No. 4 from getting another run on Larson.

The Underdog House: NASCAR Gladiator Erik Jones Scores Bristol Top 10

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The Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race Sept. 18 displayed various storylines throughout the night. Heavyweight drivers battled all night, desperate playoff drivers wrung out every last drop of effort to make the Round of 12, and a confrontation between Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvick took center stage on a captivating evening at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Up to Speed: Concrete Bristol Needs 2 Cup Dates

Kevin Harvick fights with Chase Elliott at Bristol Motor Speedway. (Photo: NKP)

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Bristol Motor Speedway rarely disappoints. NASCAR’s top three touring series took on the high banks of Thunder Valley this weekend, where fans were treated to three fantastic races. Thursday night’s (Sept. 16) Camping World Truck Series event may have been plagued by a lot of yellow flags, but the competition was close and the action …

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Rodney Childers Re-Signs With Stewart-Haas

Rodney Childers and Kevin Harvick look on in 2019 Cup Michigan race. Photo: NKP

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Rodney Childers will stay with Stewart-Haas Racing, re-signing with the team “for years to come,” as he posted on Twitter Sunday (Sept. 19). The longtime crew chief of 2014 NASCAR Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick said he re-signed last Wednesday. “Been thinking all day, there is always a lot of things I could complain about,” …

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Thinkin’ Out Loud: 2021 Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol

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What happened? Kyle Larson won the Bass Pro Shops Night Race at Bristol on Saturday night (Sept. 18) after a wildly chaotic final few laps, both for the win and the final playoff spot. Kevin Harvick, William Byron, Ryan Blaney and Alex Bowman rounded out the top-five finishers. A burnout for the books. 🔥@KyleLarsonRacin | …

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Bristol Elimination Race Sends 4 Playoff Drivers Packing

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Kyle Larson’s Saturday (Sept. 18) night consisted of burning his tires down on the frontstretch at Bristol Motor Speedway. For 11 of his fellow competitors, it was time to move on to the next round of the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs. For Aric Almirola, Kurt Busch, Michael McDowell and Tyler Reddick, it was time to …

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Kevin Harvick & Chase Elliott Rub Fenders, Exchange Insults at Bristol

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There were fenders rubbed, fingers pointed and helmets slammed. After all that and 500 laps at Bristol Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick was blunt. “God damn, I’m ready to rip somebody’s freaking head off,” he said. As Kyle Larson celebrated a win in Saturday night’s (Sept. 18) Bass Pro Shops Night Race, tensions flared on pit …

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