Johnson City Press Sunday, July 5, 2015
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BMS economic impact is huge to the region

BMS economic impact is huge to the region

March 11th, 2015 3:27 pm by Jeff Birchfield

According to the study, the venue brings $417,166, 548 directly to the area. The result of the indirect impact is $1.4 billion.

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NASCAR's contenders are established early

NASCAR's contenders are established early

March 10th, 2015 9:50 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kevin Harvick wasted no time establishing himself as a contender to repeat as NASCAR Sprint Cup champion with his victory Sunday in Las Vegas.

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Plans announced for Petty Charity Ride

Plans announced for Petty Charity Ride

March 9th, 2015 10:36 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kyle Petty and his buddies will be touring the countryside again on their motorcycles for a good cause.

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Odds-on favorite Harvick wins in Vegas

Odds-on favorite Harvick wins in Vegas

March 8th, 2015 10:40 pm by AP

Defending NASCAR champion Kevin Harvick raced to his first victory of the season Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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Gordon wins Vegas pole for first time in last race at track

Gordon wins Vegas pole for first time in last race at track

March 6th, 2015 10:42 pm by AP

Jeff Gordon, preparing for his final start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, won the pole for Sunday's race - his first career pole at the track.

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Prosecutors say Busch won't face any criminal charges

Prosecutors say Busch won't face any criminal charges

March 5th, 2015 7:50 pm by AP

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will not face criminal charges over claims by his ex-girlfriend that he smashed her head into a bedroom wall and choked her, Delaware prosecutors said Thursday.

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Win shows Johnson one of NASCAR's top drivers

Win shows Johnson one of NASCAR's top drivers

March 3rd, 2015 10:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

With his win in Sunday's Folds of Honor 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Jimmie Johnson captured his 71st career victory, now just five behind Dale Earnhardt for seventh-place on the all-time win list.

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Johnson drives away from field to win at Atlanta

Johnson drives away from field to win at Atlanta

March 1st, 2015 10:49 pm by AP

It was the 71st victory of Johnson's career, and his fourth at the 1.54-mile trioval south of Atlanta. It also gives him an almost-certain spot in the season-ending Chase, going for a title that would tie him with Richard Petty and the late Dale Earnhardt

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Trent ready to get back on track at Kingsport

Trent ready to get back on track at Kingsport

February 28th, 2015 9:29 pm by Jeff Birchfield

If Joey Trent's race car runs as good as it looks, his competitors at Kingsport Speedway might be in for a heap of trouble this season.

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Logano follows Daytona win with Atlanta pole

Logano follows Daytona win with Atlanta pole

February 27th, 2015 10:54 pm by AP

Joey Logano is on quite a roll, following up his victory in the Daytona 500 by taking the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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