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Drivers get ready to turn left and right

June 23rd, 2015 9:50 pm by Jeff Birchfield

One of the Sprint Cup Series' two visits to the road courses each year takes place this Sunday at Sonoma Raceway.

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Night race is truly an international event

Night race is truly an international event

June 30th, 2015 9:18 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Bristol Motor Speedway released the results of research about the 2014 IRWIN Tools Night Race on Monday and it showed the track hosted visitors from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and 25 foreign countries.

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Funny Car feud dominates pre-race talk

Funny Car feud dominates pre-race talk

June 18th, 2015 7:40 pm by Jeff Birchfield

As it is so often the case, the major storyline in drag racing revolves around John Force coming into this weekend's NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

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Old favorites come into Bristol as recent winners

Old favorites come into Bristol as recent winners

June 16th, 2015 8:42 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Three of the most successful drivers in NHRA history come into this weekend's NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway as the most recent winners on the Mello Yello Drag Racing tour.

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Kingsport racers high in national rankings

Kingsport racers high in national rankings

June 9th, 2015 10:17 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kingsport Speedway's reputation as one of the nation's best short tracks is further enhanced by the latest NASCAR Weekly All-American Series official rankings.

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Big weekend planned for Muddy Creek

Big weekend planned for Muddy Creek

June 2nd, 2015 9:26 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Muddy Creek Raceway hosts the third annual AMA Red Bull Tennessee National, billed as the biggest motocross race in the entire Southeast, this Saturday.

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Labonte chassis wins at Volunteer

Labonte chassis wins at Volunteer

May 26th, 2015 9:37 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Just three days after Terry Labonte was named as part of the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2016, the Longhorn chassis built by the company which he and his brother Bobby own found its way to victory lane at Volunteer Speedway.

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Get ready for racing's big weekend

May 19th, 2015 10:22 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Sunday is the biggest racing date on the calendar with the Monaco Grand Prix in the morning, the Indianapolis 500 in the afternoon and the Coca-Cola 600 running that evening and well into the night.

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Jonesborough drivers take top spots at Volunteer

Jonesborough drivers take top spots at Volunteer

May 12th, 2015 9:55 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Tim Byrd won for the second time this season at Volunteer Speedway last Saturday night and it was the third time in four races, his No. 24 Chevrolet has been in victory lane.

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Some surprises after season's first 10 races

Some surprises after season's first 10 races

May 5th, 2015 10:41 pm by Jeff Birchfield

For all of the predictable moments, there have been some major surprises and a couple more results which are not as surprising when you give them further examination.

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Could a Tennessean be a winner at Indy this time?

Could a Tennessean be a winner at Indy this time?

April 28th, 2015 10:30 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The answer is yes based on this past weekend's results as well as recent history.

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