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  1. NASCAR - Beatin' and bangin' ain't boring

    Ed Hinton

    NASCAR Nation has whimpered and groaned: The racing, they complain, has become boring. Well, Ed Hinton's got some advice for you: Get used to it.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2012
  2. NASCAR - Jeff Byrd had fans' best interest at heart before Bristo...

    Ed Hinton

    The moment confirmation came out Wednesday that Bristol Motor Speedway will indeed bow to fans and -- how do you put this? -- re-reconfigure the track, I thought immediately of the best friend NASCAR fans ever had, the late Jeff Byrd. No one on this...

    Blog | Conversation | March 28, 2012
  3. Kyle Busch gets last laugh at Bristol Motor Speedway

    Ed Hinton

    They booed him loud and often Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway. But Kyle Busch got the last laugh, sweeping another NASCAR weekend in Thunder Valley.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2011
  4. AJ Allmendinger says call him Dinger ... please

    Ed Hinton

    BRISTOL, Tenn. -- You can call him Dinger. In fact, please do. It's something of a symbol of his acceptance in NASCAR, by both competitors and fans. Besides, "I like it because I can't pronounce my own last name," AJ Allmendinger said Friday, during...

    Blog | Conversation | March 19, 2011
  5. The Jeff Byrd 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway bears the name of one...

    Ed Hinton

    Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway -- the Jeff Byrd 500 -- bears the name of one of the great nurturers and builders of NASCAR. Yes, JayByrd is sorely missed.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2011
  6. Bristol finish shows why Martin sleeps easily at night

    Ed Hinton

    Mark Martin would rather win fair and square or not win at all. The classiest racer in NASCAR proved that again Saturday night at Bristol by not punting Kyle Busch late in the Sharpie 500.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 23, 2009
  7. Ed Hinton: Rough Nationwide Series start for owner-driver Marc Da...

    Ed Hinton

    A rough welcome to Bristol Motor Speedway left 18-year-old Marc Davis short of his goal of a top-20 finish Saturday in his debut as the first African-American owner-driver in a major NASCAR race since Wendell Scott retired in 1973. But, considering ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 21, 2009
  8. Ed Hinton: Marc Davis finally gets family team campaign started

    Ed Hinton

    I'm unabashedly pumped for Marc Davis in Friday afternoon's Nationwide Series practice sessions at Bristol. The two sessions are critical to his taking his next career step and making a little history in the process. "We definitely need to get goo...

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2009
  9. Ed Hinton: Race … and they will come

    Ed Hinton

    Ever wish you could see Junior Johnson and Cale Yarborough rub fenders just one more time? Well, you're in for a treat Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2009
  10. Edwards brings Bristol crowd to its feet with postrace spinout of...

    Ed Hinton

    Carl Edwards tried and tried, but couldn't pass Kyle Busch. So, he bumped him from behind, drove underneath him and cruised to victory at Bristol Motor Speedway. Kyle? He's not a happy camper, writes Ed Hinton.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2008