Johnson City Press Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Stewart edges Keselowski for pole at Texas

Stewart edges Keselowski for pole at Texas

April 5th, 2014 7:03 pm by AP

Tony Stewart waited right until the end of the final round to attempt his lap and circled the speedway at 195.454 mph to grab the top starting spot for Sunday's race.

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Chase Elliott grabs 1st career Nationwide victory

Chase Elliott grabs 1st career Nationwide victory

April 4th, 2014 11:53 pm by AP

Chase Elliott used a strong move on the outside to pass Kevin Harvick for the lead at Texas Motor Speedway and then sailed away his first career Nationwide Series victory.

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Later date might help Bristol spring race

Later date might help Bristol spring race

April 1st, 2014 7:29 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It's a huge weekend for local racing and with zero percent chance of rain in the forecast for Sunday, it's also a weekend when many local fans will be asking the question, "What if?"

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Power gets third eGolf Tour win

Power gets third eGolf Tour win

April 1st, 2014 7:22 pm by Joe Avento

Seamus Power found himself back atop of the leaderboard last week, and the former East Tennessee State golfer definitely enjoyed the view.

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Busch's victory raises hope for what season can be

Busch's victory raises hope for what season can be

March 31st, 2014 8:46 pm by AP

Six races into the his move to Stewart-Haas, Kurt Busch ended an 83-race winless streak Sunday at Martinsville Speedway and said he's learning that a better approach to being an actual participant in a team pays big dividends.

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Kurt Busch bests Johnson to win at Martinsville

Kurt Busch bests Johnson to win at Martinsville

March 30th, 2014 10:10 pm by AP

Kurt Busch's Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, in some ways, was like his career wrapped into one afternoon.

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Hamlin eager to get back on track at Martinsville

Hamlin eager to get back on track at Martinsville

March 28th, 2014 7:59 pm by AP

Denny Hamlin has been cleared to return this weekend at Martinsville Speedway, where he has won four times, and he took umbrage at the notion that his reputation might have been tarnished when he missed the race.

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Kyle Busch wins pole at Martinsville

Kyle Busch wins pole at Martinsville

March 28th, 2014 7:56 pm by AP

Kyle Busch won his first pole in 19 starts at Martinsville Speedway turning a lap of 99.674 mph Friday on NASCAR's smallest, tightest track.

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Larson dazzles in drive to the front at Fontana

Larson dazzles in drive to the front at Fontana

March 25th, 2014 8:18 pm by Jenna Fryer, AP Auto Racing Writer

Kyle Larson beat Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick on Saturday for his first win in a Nationwide Series race, then seemed to use everything he'd learned from watching the big names all those years to nearly steal Sunday's victory, too.

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Wife of NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty dies

Wife of NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty dies

March 25th, 2014 8:11 pm by AP

Lynda Petty, the wife of NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty, died Tuesday after battling cancer for several years. She was 72.

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