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Why the Bristol Night Race Is One of the Best in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

If there is one NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event that race fans should aspire to attend at least once, the argument could be made that the August night race at Bristol Motor Speedway rivals even the Daytona 500. The Daytona 500 has the edge, of course, because of tradition and the fact that, well, it's Daytona. There are other more prestigious races in NASCAR's top national touring series—the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway immediately come to mind—but there are none that are more fun. For confirmation, just hear what Dale Earnhardt Jr. had to say about it in a Hendrick Motorsports team release previewing the latest Irwin Tools Night Race. "Bristol is a fun racetrack," E...

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