Johnson City Press Monday, October 20, 2014
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Busch the man to beat at Bristol

Busch the man to beat at Bristol

March 13th, 2014 6:40 pm by Staff Report

Busch, just 28 years old, passed Darrell Waltrip for the all-time track record with 15 wins last season although he does trail Waltrip 12-5 in Sprint Cup Series victories.

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Kahne set to defend Food City 500 crown

Kahne set to defend Food City 500 crown

March 13th, 2014 6:37 pm by Jeff Birchfield

While he still smiles about winning last year's Food City 500, Kasey Kahne can just as easily recall a number of races which got away.

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NASCAR chief sits down with local media

NASCAR chief sits down with local media

March 12th, 2014 9:33 pm by Jeff Birchfield

In a nearly 45-minute interview session, Helton, a Bristol native who attended John Battle High School and King College, sometimes waxed nostalgic about the area and other times addressed some of the issues facing NASCAR today.

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Bristol was the breakout for Larson

Bristol was the breakout for Larson

March 12th, 2014 6:51 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It was the moment when Kyle Larson lived up to the hype. Coming to the checkered flag for the Nationwide Series race at Bristol, this 20-year-old rookie was battling one of the biggest stars in NASCAR for the victory.

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Logano living up to promise

Logano living up to promise

March 12th, 2014 6:50 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Joey Logano believes he finally gets it. The 23-year-old driver is coming off his best Sprint Cup season ever, making the Chase for the first time and finishing eighth in the point standings.

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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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