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Busch recalls crash, talks about return

Busch recalls crash, talks about return

April 15th, 2015 10:09 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kyle Busch recalled Wednesday the crash on the last lap of the Xfinity Series race at Daytona in February when his No. 54 Toyota slammed into a concrete wall and how he immediately knew his leg was broken.

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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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Steady Kenseth among FC 500 favorites

Steady Kenseth among FC 500 favorites

April 14th, 2015 10:25 pm by Jeff Birchfield

While the old saying is slow and steady wins the race, it's often fast and steady which wins in NASCAR.

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McMurray looking for another big-game trophy

McMurray looking for another big-game trophy

April 14th, 2015 10:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Car owner Chip Ganassi has nicknamed Jamie McMurray the "Big Game Hunter" after wins in some of the world's biggest auto races.

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Patrick showing progress in Cup Series

Patrick showing progress in Cup Series

April 13th, 2015 11:29 pm by Jeff Birchfield

If the NASCAR season ended today, Danica Patrick would be just one point out of the "Chase for the Cup" playoffs.

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Allmendinger ready for short-track challenge

Allmendinger ready for short-track challenge

April 12th, 2015 11:09 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Although the 33-year-old California native didn't grow up racing stock cars or even racing on the short tracks, he feels as confident as anyone after doing it for nearly a decade in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

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Johnson grabs 5th Texas win

Johnson grabs 5th Texas win

April 11th, 2015 11:39 pm by Staff Report

Coming out of the pits in sixth position with 22 laps to go, the six-time NASCAR champion passed Jamie McMurray just eight laps to win the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night.

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Johnson City's Brown gives Husqvarna first Endurocross win

Johnson City's Brown gives Husqvarna first Endurocross win

April 10th, 2015 10:48 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Racing for a brand better known for its chain saws than motorcycles, Mike Brown cut the competition down to size at the latest GEICO Endurocross Series race in Salt Lake City.

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Kurt Busch edges teammate Harvick for 1st pole in Texas

Kurt Busch edges teammate Harvick for 1st pole in Texas

April 10th, 2015 10:39 pm by AP

Kurt Busch is on the pole for the second time in four races since his reinstatement from a suspension for allegedly assaulting his former girlfriend.

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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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