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Xfinity Series needs more competition

April 21st, 2015 10:31 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Traditionally, the best race of the BMS spring weekend, the Drive for Diabetes 300, was flat out awful on Saturday.

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Big week for Bristol and other tracks

Big week for Bristol and other tracks

April 14th, 2015 10:26 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It's one of the two biggest racing weekends of the year in the Tri-Cities with the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway scheduled for Sunday.

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Byrd is the word at Volunteer

Byrd is the word at Volunteer

April 7th, 2015 9:57 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jonesborough driver Tim Byrd dominated action in the season-opener for the Sportsman Late Model division at Volunteer Speedway last Saturday night, leading flag-to-flag in the 25-lap feature race at the 4/10-mile dirt track.

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Hamlin now ranks at top of Virginian drivers

Hamlin now ranks at top of Virginian drivers

March 31st, 2015 9:43 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Denny Hamlin has passed such notables as Ricky Rudd, Jeff Burton and Curtis Turner and pulled alongside two-time NASCAR champion Joe Weatherly.

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Kingsport, BMS both host to events this weekend

Kingsport, BMS both host to events this weekend

March 24th, 2015 11:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Bristol Motor Speedway has an open house as part of a Fan Appreciation Day with racing scheduled later in the day at Bristol Dragway, while Kingsport Speedway will have another weekly racing program through the NASCAR All-American Series.

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NASCAR's contenders are established early

NASCAR's contenders are established early

March 10th, 2015 9:50 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kevin Harvick wasted no time establishing himself as a contender to repeat as NASCAR Sprint Cup champion with his victory Sunday in Las Vegas.

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Win shows Johnson one of NASCAR's top drivers

Win shows Johnson one of NASCAR's top drivers

March 3rd, 2015 10:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

With his win in Sunday's Folds of Honor 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Jimmie Johnson captured his 71st career victory, now just five behind Dale Earnhardt for seventh-place on the all-time win list.

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Safety has to be the top priority for NASCAR

Safety has to be the top priority for NASCAR

February 24th, 2015 8:58 pm by Jeff Birchfield

There are always risks when a person decides he or she is going to race cars for a living. Still, what happened with Kyle Busch's accident in the Xfinity Series race at Daytona was inexcusable on behalf of the track and the International Speedway Corporat

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Veteran drivers make statement on opening weekend

Veteran drivers make statement on opening weekend

February 17th, 2015 8:53 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jeff Gordon and Matt Kenseth have established themselves as early favorites to win this year's Daytona 500 based on their performances from last weekend.

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Round track season ready to get started

Round track season ready to get started

February 10th, 2015 9:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The 2015 NASCAR season kicks off this Saturday night with the Sprint Unlimited race at Daytona.

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Sprint Cup title up for grabs more than ever

Sprint Cup title up for grabs more than ever

February 3rd, 2015 10:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

There were no major surprises coming from the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour last week. That doesn't mean the season will be predictable at all.

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