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Stewart ready to race, but still not 100 percent

Stewart ready to race, but still not 100 percent

January 27th, 2014 9:49 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Tony Stewart is ready to go back racing, even though the three-time NASCAR champion admits he’s physically not back to 100 percent after breaking his leg in a race in August.

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New Stewart-Haas members insist team will thrive

New Stewart-Haas members insist team will thrive

January 27th, 2014 9:49 pm by Jeff Birchfield

How long can the four drivers at Stewart-Haas Racing get along before it all blows up? It was the first question asked in a press conference at the 32nd annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Media Tour.

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Herbert has special cause for Bristol visit

Herbert has special cause for Bristol visit

January 21st, 2014 7:25 pm by Staff Report

After his two young sons, Jon and James, died in a highway accident in 2008, Doug Herbert started a teen-safe driving program to prevent other families from such heartbreak. Herbert is bringing that program to Bristol Dragway on Feb. 1-2.

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Six major storylines for the NASCAR season

Six major storylines for the NASCAR season

January 12th, 2014 9:50 pm by Jeff Birchfield

This proves to be a pivotal season for NASCAR as Jimmie Johnson chases history, Tony Stewart comes back from injury and the No. 3 returns to Sprint Cup competition.

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Jonesborough youth wins at Daytona

Jonesborough youth wins at Daytona

December 29th, 2013 7:04 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The nine-year-old from Jonesborough, won the World Karting Association 8-12 year-old Jr. Pro Heavy World Championship race at the Daytona Flat Track outside of the Daytona International Speedway.

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For most part, Sprint Cup field set for 2014

For most part, Sprint Cup field set for 2014

December 21st, 2013 6:15 pm by Jeff Birchfield

There will be a different look to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series when cars take to the track at Daytona in February. Rookie Austin Dillon bringing back the No. 3 Chevrolet to Sprint Cup competiton highlights the changes.

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Crash doesn't keep Hobbs out

Crash doesn't keep Hobbs out

December 5th, 2013 7:34 pm by Jeff Birchfield

As for Hobbs, he came back from the September accident just a few weeks later more determined than ever. It resulted in no less than three Mega Series championships.

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Jimmie Johnson wins 6th NASCAR championship

Jimmie Johnson wins 6th NASCAR championship

November 17th, 2013 7:31 pm by Associated Press

Back on top with only two NASCAR greats left to catch, Jimmie Johnson won his sixth championship in eight years Sunday and staked his claim as one of the most dominant competitors in sports history.

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Six things overshadowed in drive for six

Six things overshadowed in drive for six

November 12th, 2013 10:45 pm by Jeff Birchfield

There were six major storylines overshadowed by Jimmie Johnson’s drive for a sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup championship and the trouble by nearest challenger Matt Kenseth this past weekend at Phoenix.

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NASCAR driver says he has multiple sclerosis

NASCAR driver says he has multiple sclerosis

November 12th, 2013 11:12 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

"There are currently no symptoms and I'm committed to continuing to take the best care of my body as possible" — Trevor Bayne.

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