Johnson City Press Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Johnson tired of same old question

Johnson tired of same old question

June 12th, 2014 8:48 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Allen Johnson has won a NHRA Pro Stock world championship and national events at such places as Gainesville and Pomona. Still, there is no trophy from the Thunder Valley Nationals, the home race which the 54-year-old driver desperately wants to win.

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It's anybody's race this time at Bristol

It's anybody's race this time at Bristol

June 12th, 2014 8:46 pm by Jeff Birchfield

There are no clear-cut favorites for this weekend's Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway although some drivers appear to have a decent shot of hoisting a Wally for winning on Sunday evening.

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Pritchett rising through the ranks

Pritchett rising through the ranks

June 11th, 2014 10:42 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Pritchett, 26, will have a chance to work on the first goal of winning this weekend at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

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Coughlin riding a hot streak

Coughlin riding a hot streak

June 11th, 2014 10:41 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The five-time and defending Pro Stock champion is on another big run with three consecutive final-round appearances.

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Tucker trying to get established in Pro Stock ranks

Tucker trying to get established in Pro Stock ranks

June 10th, 2014 7:11 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Shane Tucker has spent much of the last decade becoming one of the biggest Pro Stock drag racing stars in his native Australia, but for the next month, he will be try to make his mark on the U.S. circuit.

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Crampton enjoying wild ride

Crampton enjoying wild ride

June 10th, 2014 7:08 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It has been a whirlwind few weeks for Richie Crampton heading into this weekend's NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

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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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Coughlin set to tackle Pro Mod

Coughlin set to tackle Pro Mod

June 9th, 2014 7:04 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Troy Coughlin has a definite opinion where the annual visit to Bristol Dragway ranks on the NHRA circuit. To him, it belongs at the very top.

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Force ready to chase new milestone

Force ready to chase new milestone

June 8th, 2014 6:22 pm by Jeff Birchfield

With one milestone accomplished, Courtney Force is ready to go after another this weekend as the NHRA circuit comes to Bristol Dragway for the Thunder Valley Nationals.

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Crafton wins Truck race

Crafton wins Truck race

June 6th, 2014 11:30 pm by AP

Matt Crafton raced to his second NASCAR Camping World Truck victory of the season Friday night, running the final 61 laps at Texas Motor Speedway on one tank of fuel.

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