COLUMN: Bristol avoided the mess most feared for a dirt race

Bristol Motor Speedway hosted NASCAR’s first Cup Series race since 1970 and by most measures it was a success

Logano takes the checkered flag in a haze of Bristol dirt

Joey Logano won NASCAR's first Cup Series race on dirt since 1970 with an overtime victory at Bristol Motor Speedway

Elliott honors Kulwicki with 1992 championship paint scheme

Chase Elliott will honor the late Alan Kulwicki by driving the Hooters paint scheme Kulwicki used in the 1992 season finale

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Rain swamps Bristol dirt track; NASCAR to try again Monday

NASCAR will try to run its first Cup Series race on dirt since 1970 on Monday after heavy rain swamped Bristol Motor Speedway

Truex routs Bristol field on dirt to win his 1st Truck race

Martin Truex Jr. has won his first career Truck Series race with a dominating run on the dirt at Bristol Motor Speedway

What a Mess: NASCAR worried about first Bristol dirt race

NASCAR made a flurry of procedural changes ahead of its first Cup race on dirt since 1970

Hamilton holds off Verstappen to win tense F1 season-opener

Lewis Hamilton just managed to hold off Max Verstappen to win the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix and clinch the 96th F1 win of his career