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Morgan frustrated by lack of support

Morgan frustrated by lack of support

June 10th, 2013 7:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Larry Morgan is proud to be the only NHRA Pro Stock driver scheduled to race a Ford at this weekend’s Ford Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway, but he’s aggravated by a lack of factory support.

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Herbert ready to make comeback

Herbert ready to make comeback

June 10th, 2013 7:00 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Verteran Top Fuel pilot Doug Herbert will make a return to the race track at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway after devoting most of the past five years to a charity founded in memory of his sons.

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Bristol win still eludes Johnson

Bristol win still eludes Johnson

June 4th, 2013 9:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Next weekend's Thunder Valley Nationals is a chance for defending NHRA Pro Stock champion Allen Johnson to pick up his first win on his home track.

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Dover finish helps Bayne in points race

Dover finish helps Bayne in points race

June 4th, 2013 8:51 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Knoxville driver Trevor Bayne matched his best Nationwide Series finish of the season to move from 10th to eighth in the points standings.

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Racer Bloomquist accused of threats against employee

Racer Bloomquist accused of threats against employee

June 4th, 2013 5:44 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Legendary Late Model dirt racer Scott Bloomquist is under investigation by the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Department for allegedly threatening to shoot or drown an employee of his Mooresburg race shop last month.

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Muddy Creek basks in glow of big turnout

Muddy Creek basks in glow of big turnout

June 1st, 2013 11:35 pm by Jeff Birchfield

After a 15-year drought, AMA Pro Racing returned to the Southeast on Saturday at Muddy Creek Raceway and fans responded in a big way.

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Dungey soars at Muddy Creek

Dungey soars at Muddy Creek

June 1st, 2013 11:35 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Defending AMA champion wins inaugural Built Ford Tough Tennessee National.

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Long wait finally over at Muddy Creek

May 31st, 2013 11:33 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Muddy Creek Raceway hosts the Built Ford Tough Tennessee National on Saturday in the first AMA national event int he Southeast in 15 years, and first in Tennessee since 1977.

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Rivalry helps Dungey reach next level

Rivalry helps Dungey reach next level

May 31st, 2013 11:32 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Weekly battles with Ryan Villopoto has helped Tony Dungey compete at highest level of sport

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Osborne happy national race back at Muddy Creek

Osborne happy national race back at Muddy Creek

May 30th, 2013 10:05 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Fresh off his first podium finish in the AMA Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Series, the Abingdon, Va., rider was back at his home track of Muddy Creek Raceway on Thursday to practice for this weekend’s Built Ford Tough Tennessee Nationals.

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