Johnson City Press Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Kurt Busch has championship hopes in move to SHR

Kurt Busch has championship hopes in move to SHR

February 18th, 2014 7:09 pm by AP

Former rivals, Kurt Busch and Kevin Harvick are the new guys at a suddenly crowded Stewart-Haas Racing shop. The pair, along with owner Tony Stewart, have combined for 95 Cup wins and four championships.

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No. 3 makes emphatic return at Daytona

No. 3 makes emphatic return at Daytona

February 17th, 2014 6:06 pm by AP

Austin Dillon took the iconic No. 3 the number the late Dale Earnhardt drove to 67 wins and six of his seven championships out of pseudo-retirement and put it back atop the scoring tower at Daytona International Speedway.

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New sponsor for Nationwide race at BMS

New sponsor for Nationwide race at BMS

February 13th, 2014 8:42 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Bristol Motor Speedway announced Thursday new sponsorship of its March NASCAR Nationwide Series race to be known as the Drive to Stop Diabetes 300, presented by Lilly Diabetes.

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McGee chronicles areas racing history

McGee chronicles areas racing history

February 13th, 2014 8:41 pm by Jeff Birchfield

David McGees new book is much more than a trip down memory lane. Some fans may remember action from Johnson Citys Sportsman Speedway and a time when Herman The Turtle Beam set a NASCAR record for durability. But the book encompasses so much more.

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Edwards gets some NFL-style training

Edwards gets some NFL-style training

February 11th, 2014 6:51 pm by Jeff Birchfield

When Carl Edwards agreed to participate in a football skills exhibition for a Bristol Motor Speedway appearance, the NASCAR driver had no idea he would receive personal instruction from a former NFL defensive back.

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Food City to extend BMS sponsorship

Food City to extend BMS sponsorship

February 6th, 2014 8:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Officials from Food City and Bristol Motor Speedway announced a five-year extension of the grocery chain’s sponsorship of the March NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race during a Thursday morning press conference.

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Keselowski figures he drove better than last season’s results

Keselowski figures he drove better than last season’s results

January 31st, 2014 8:57 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Brad Keselowski said he actually drove better last season than his championship year of 2012. The numbers tell another story with only one win and a 14th-place finish in the series points.

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Unusual goal tops Gordon’s wish list

Unusual goal tops Gordon’s wish list

January 31st, 2014 8:55 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It’s not the Daytona 500, the Brickyard 400, the Coca-Cola 600 or the Bristol night race. Gordon would still love to win one of those elite events, but he starts his wish list with a newer race on the Sprint Cup Series schedule.

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If Super Bowl weather cooperates, Gibbs says he’s going with Broncos

If Super Bowl weather cooperates, Gibbs says he’s going with Broncos

January 31st, 2014 8:54 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Three-time Super Bowl winning coach Joe Gibbs likes the Denver Broncos in Sunday’s big game, that is provided the weather cooperates.

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Waltrip team trying to move on

Waltrip team trying to move on

January 30th, 2014 7:52 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The key figures at Michael Waltrip Racing are banking that performance will put the most publicized cheating scandal in NASCAR history behind them.

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