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Family counselor remembers Allison, Kulwicki

Family counselor remembers Allison, Kulwicki

July 12th, 2013 6:32 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Father Dale Grubba, an Allison family counselor, says “I remember sitting with Davey and he was talking about it was Alan’s year. ... I always remembered that, how life sometimes has things we don’t expect and we don’t get to accomplish the things we want

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Allison’s talent, goodness endure through the years

Allison’s talent, goodness endure through the years

July 11th, 2013 8:11 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Dale Jarrett recalls Davey Allison, who died in a helicopter crash on July 13, 1993 at age 32, as one of the best race car drivers he ever competed against.

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Johnson, Kenseth established as favorites

Johnson, Kenseth established as favorites

July 9th, 2013 8:28 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Halfway through this season, Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth have been the dominant drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

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Caldwell encouraged by BMS ticket sales

Caldwell encouraged by BMS ticket sales

July 2nd, 2013 5:58 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Bristol Motor Speedway general manager Jerry Caldwell looks at the early indicators and is encouraged by ticket sales for next month’s IRWIN Tools Night Race.

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Biffle wants to peak at right time

Biffle wants to peak at right time

June 27th, 2013 7:06 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Greg Biffle, who finished fifth in last year's Sprint Cup points standings after leading earlier in the year, hopes to build on his win at Michigan.

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Broyles leads Washington County sweep

Broyles leads Washington County sweep

June 25th, 2013 6:26 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jerry Broyles led a 1-2-3 sweep of Washington County drivers at Volunteer Speedway in the Pro Late Model feature.

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Johnson picks up third NHRA victory of 2013

Johnson picks up third NHRA victory of 2013

June 23rd, 2013 7:49 pm by Staff Report

Allen Johnson put the disappointment of Thunder Valley behind him by becoming the first Pro Stock driver to win the NHRA New England Nationals at Epping, N.H., on Sunday.

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Woods finds success at Coeburn

Woods finds success at Coeburn

June 18th, 2013 7:28 pm by Jeff Birchfield

A change of venue has done Hayden Woods a world of good. Woods, usually a regular at Kingsport Speedway, won his first-ever Late Model Stock victory on June 8 at Lonesome Pine (Va.) Speedway.

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Legends rock Thunder Valley like old times

Legends rock Thunder Valley like old times

June 17th, 2013 6:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Funny Car legend John Force added to his record as the winningest driver in NHRA history Sunday at the Ford Thunder Valley Nationals, but there was so much more involved.

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Johnson still chasing first Bristol win

Johnson still chasing first Bristol win

June 17th, 2013 12:22 am by Jeff Birchfield

Allen Johnson’s bid for a first NHRA Ford Thunder Valley Nationals title will have to wait another year. The Greeneville driver and defending Pro Stock champion lost to Greg Anderson on a holeshot in Sunday’s quarterfinal round.

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