Johnson City Press Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Bayne in better position than a year ago

Bayne in better position than a year ago

March 12th, 2014 6:49 pm by Jeff Birchfield

What a difference a year makes. Trevor Bayne ranks second in the NASCAR Nationwide Series point standings heading into Saturday's Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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NASCAR changing qualifying after safety concerns

NASCAR changing qualifying after safety concerns

March 11th, 2014 8:36 pm by AP

Moving swiftly to address driver safety concerns, NASCAR on Tuesday banned cool-down laps and will start allowing teams to hook up cooling units to their engines on pit road.

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Biffle likes his team's short-track improvement

Biffle likes his team's short-track improvement

March 11th, 2014 8:10 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Greg Biffle liked the improvement Roush-Fenway Racing made on the short tracks like Bristol Motor Speedway last season. However, he wasn't happy about the trade-off.

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Reutimann to drive for team from Morristown

Reutimann to drive for team from Morristown

March 11th, 2014 8:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Front Row Motorsports announced Tuesday that David Reutimann will be driving the No. 35 Ford in Sunday's Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Waltrip sees chaos coming to Bristol

Waltrip sees chaos coming to Bristol

March 11th, 2014 8:06 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Few people have the knowledge of racing at BMS as Darrell Waltrip.The three-time NASCAR champion holds the all-time record with 12 Sprint Cup wins at the "World's Fastest Half-Mile," and thinks NASCAR's new rules will make Friday's qualifying a must-see.

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Harvick has one goal in mind

Harvick has one goal in mind

March 10th, 2014 7:24 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Over the past dozen years, Harvick and Childress won 23 races, including the biggest ones in the Sprint Cup Series. They were among the top driver-owner combinations in NASCAR. Yet, they weren't able to accomplish the goal which Harvick wanted the most.

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Talent only part of the equation

Talent only part of the equation

March 10th, 2014 7:22 pm by Jeff Birchfield

No owner in motorsports can match the overall success of Roger Penske.The numbers include 382 major race wins, 436 pole posistions and 25 national championships. So it's no surprise Penske, whose cars have won 10 Sprint Cup races at Bristol Motor Speedway

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Buescher holds his own against Cup guys

Buescher holds his own against Cup guys

March 10th, 2014 7:04 pm by Jeff Birchfield

James Buescher isn't one to complain about the Sprint Cup interlopers who compete in Nationwide races. In fact, he welcomes guys like Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski racing in Saturday's Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 at BMS.

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Byrnes gets support from NASCAR friends fighting illness

Byrnes gets support from NASCAR friends fighting illness

March 9th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Steve Byrnes remembers the moment last August when he heard the diagnosis of throat cancer. As one who doesn't drink alcohol or smoke tobacco, he questioned how he got it, but that came after his initial reaction.

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Keselowski edges Junior on last lap in Las Vegas

Keselowski edges Junior on last lap in Las Vegas

March 9th, 2014 7:59 pm by AP

Dale Earnhardt Jr. knew he probably didn't have enough fuel to finish. Being in Vegas, he decided to gamble anyway.And when Earnhardt's tank went bust on the final lap, Brad Keselowski was right there to clean up.

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