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  • Rain washes out trucks race at Bristol Speedway

    August 20, 2014

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - Rain washed out NASCAR's Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Wednesday night.The race has been rescheduled for Thursday morning at 10 a.m.Defending race champion Kyle Busch is set to start up front after winning his fourth pole of the season earlier in the day at 124.662 mph. Cole Custer, a 16-year-old rookie driver, qualified second 15.414 (124.484).

  • Gordon has thirst for fun at Delaware brewery

    August 20, 2014

    MILTON, Del. (AP) - Jeff Gordon may as well have been any average sports fan, sliding up to the bar and ordering a beer.But for a guy who has mastered winemaking as well as he has winning races, Gordon needed a remedial course on the finer points of handling a cold one.

  • Tony Stewart skips 3rd race after Ward's death

    August 20, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.Stewart's decision was announced Wednesday and Jeff Burton will once again replace him in the No. 14 Chevrolet. Burton also drove Stewart's car at Michigan last weekend.