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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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No one talking about points early in year

No one talking about points early in year

March 25th, 2014 7:25 pm by Jeff Birchfield

There have been five different winners over the first five races, and it seems no one is talking about points. That was NASCAR's intention when the new championship system was unveiled at the annual Sprint Media Tour in January.

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Stenhouse shines on track with 2nd-place finish

Stenhouse shines on track with 2nd-place finish

March 18th, 2014 6:14 pm by AP

Ricky Stenhouse got some air time after a commercial break during Sunday's long rain delay at BMS, and then even more in the closing laps of Sunday night's race when he grabbed a career-best second-place finish.

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Edwards wins problem-filled day at Bristol

Edwards wins problem-filled day at Bristol

March 17th, 2014 6:22 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Between race winner Carl Edwards and NASCAR vice president of competiton Robin Pemberton, it was hard to tell who was happier at the end of Sunday's Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Johnson debuts new car in style

Johnson debuts new car in style

March 17th, 2014 6:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Allen Johnson drove a new Dodge Dart body style to the Pro Stock win Sunday in the NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.

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BMS game already has its benefits

BMS game already has its benefits

March 16th, 2014 10:58 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Although the game is more than two years away, the University of Tennessee and Virginia Tech football programs are already reaping the benefits of the "Battle at Bristol."

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