Johnson City Press Thursday, October 2, 2014
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BMS waiting for word on FC 500 date

BMS waiting for word on FC 500 date

August 5th, 2014 8:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The fans have spoken and Bristol Motor Speedway general manager Jerry Caldwell hopes that NASCAR has listened to their requests.

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Points still a key in winning NASCAR championship

Points still a key in winning NASCAR championship

July 29th, 2014 11:12 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It seems the biggest misconception race fans have about NASCAR's new championship system is that points don't matter.

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Big names are at head of the class

Big names are at head of the class

July 22nd, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Although Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick have had the fastest cars often during the first part of the NASCAR Sprint Cup season, Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr. have been the class of the field so far.

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Keselowski rival to Wallace as Penske's best

Keselowski rival to Wallace as Penske's best

July 15th, 2014 9:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Look out Rusty Wallace, Brad Keselowski is closing in as Roger Penske's top NASCAR driver.

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Presence of road ringers barely felt

Presence of road ringers barely felt

June 24th, 2014 10:36 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Road ringers barely made a whimper in Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway.

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Area's next big event at Muddy Creek

Area's next big event at Muddy Creek

June 17th, 2014 9:57 pm by Jeff Birchfield

On the heels of the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway last weekend, the Red Bull Tennessee National for the AMA Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Series is set for Muddy Creek Raceway on Saturday, June 28.

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Truck Series needs major overhaul

Truck Series needs major overhaul

June 10th, 2014 7:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Radical changes need to be made to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, particularly with the schedule.

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X Games will have local flavor

X Games will have local flavor

May 27th, 2014 8:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Mike Brown will look to pick up his third X Games gold medal on June 5-8 in Austin, Texas. Justin Matney will try to win his first X Games medal of any color that same weekend.

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Tennis, track area's top performers

Tennis, track area's top performers

May 24th, 2014 7:18 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Northeast Tennessee athletes racked up on the track and on the tennis courts at the TSSAA Spring Fling State Championships.

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Kenseth not ready to panic

Kenseth not ready to panic

May 20th, 2014 6:28 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Matt Kenseth knows you can never take anything for granted when it comes to NASCAR.

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