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NASCAR could get stuck with another one-win champ

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NASCAR could get stuck with another one-win champ

October 21st, 2014 9:57 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Will justice be served in NASCAR's "Chase for the Sprint Cup" championship? To this point, it has been to a certain extent.

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What should we expect at Talladega?

What should we expect at Talladega?

October 14th, 2014 9:46 pm by Jeff Birchfield

With one NASCAR Sprint Cup race to go before the Chase field is sliced from 12 drivers to eight, what should one expect this Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway? Honestly, I don't know.

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Next two races first real test for new Chase

Next two races first real test for new Chase

October 7th, 2014 10:35 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The next two weekends at Charlotte at Talladega present the first real test of the new NASCAR "Chase for the Sprint Cup" playoffs. Up until now, the best performing drivers have been rewarded by making the Chase and advancing to the next round.

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Teams, fans navigating new format

Teams, fans navigating new format

September 30th, 2014 9:48 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Three races down and they've hit the reset button. Many people have asked about NASCAR's new championship format so hopefully this will make things as simple as possible.

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Readers, your input is needed

Readers, your input is needed

September 29th, 2014 6:48 am by Jeff Birchfield

Readers can share their thoughts with letters to the editor and with online comments, but I want to expand on that.

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Champions crowned at local tracks

Champions crowned at local tracks

September 23rd, 2014 9:22 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kres VanDyke captured both Kingsport Speedway and Tennessee State NASCAR All-American Series championships with his win at Kingsport Speedway last Friday night.

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Elliott looks like man to beat in Nationwide

Elliott looks like man to beat in Nationwide

September 16th, 2014 9:19 pm by Jeff Birchfield

While the major focus is on NASCAR's "Chase for the Sprint Cup," a teenager appears to be the man to beat in the Nationwide Series.

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Keselowski has good chance to win another crown

Keselowski has good chance to win another crown

September 9th, 2014 9:26 pm by Jeff Birchfield

While the National Football League opened its season this past weekend, the playoffs are set to begin in both NASCAR and the NHRA.

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Plenty of local racing on tap

Plenty of local racing on tap

September 9th, 2014 9:17 pm by Jeff Birchfield

On the track, on the dragstrip and on the water, there is plenty of racing scheduled in the local area this weekend.

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Time is now for making the Chase

Time is now for making the Chase

September 2nd, 2014 10:31 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Will desperate times call for desperate measures? It's the question with one race left in the "Countdown to the Chase" for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

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Same old, same old from Kyle Busch

Same old, same old from Kyle Busch

August 26th, 2014 10:39 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It seems every year we're told about the new, more mature Kyle Busch. At some point of every season, we see it's still the same old, same old from Kyle Busch. It happened this past weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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