Johnson City Press Monday, October 20, 2014
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Hamlin, Kenseth win qualifying races at Daytona

Hamlin, Kenseth win qualifying races at Daytona

February 20th, 2014 10:49 pm by AP

Joe Gibbs drivers Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth each won one of the two qualifying races for the Daytona 500 on Thursday night.

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Blaney withdraws from Daytona 500

Blaney withdraws from Daytona 500

February 20th, 2014 9:37 pm by AP

Dave Blaney is down to one reason to stay at Daytona International Speedway: His son, Ryan, is racing in the Truck Series.When Ryan's season opener is over Friday, dad will be hitting the road, too.

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Five things to know about Daytona

Five things to know about Daytona

February 19th, 2014 10:36 pm by AP

A seven-car accident in the first full practice of the Daytona 500 sent workers scrambling to repair a section of the grandstand fence and left teams hustling to get backup cars ready

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Hamlin puts injury behind him and focuses on 2014

Hamlin puts injury behind him and focuses on 2014

February 19th, 2014 6:57 pm by AP

Just five months ago, Denny Hamlin could barely get in his race car at his home track in Richmond without first stopping at the care center for treatment on his aching back. His win in last Saturday night's exhibition Sprint Unlimited was a statement for

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Montoya's return to IndyCar slowly coming along

Montoya's return to IndyCar slowly coming along

February 18th, 2014 8:05 pm by AP

Juan Pablo Montoya took a job in IndyCar with Roger Penske because he wanted to win races again. His history showed it wouldnt be a problem. His preseason testing results indicate it might not be so easy.

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Fox making tweaks to revamped NASCAR scoreboard

Fox making tweaks to revamped NASCAR scoreboard

February 18th, 2014 7:59 pm by AP

Fox Sports attempt to modernize the scoring crawl is going back in for repairs.The network ditched the usual rolling leaderboard at the top of the screen for a rectangular box on the right side of the TV screen.

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Kurt Busch has championship hopes in move to SHR

Kurt Busch has championship hopes in move to SHR

February 18th, 2014 7:09 pm by AP

Former rivals, Kurt Busch and Kevin Harvick are the new guys at a suddenly crowded Stewart-Haas Racing shop. The pair, along with owner Tony Stewart, have combined for 95 Cup wins and four championships.

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No. 3 makes emphatic return at Daytona

No. 3 makes emphatic return at Daytona

February 17th, 2014 6:06 pm by AP

Austin Dillon took the iconic No. 3 the number the late Dale Earnhardt drove to 67 wins and six of his seven championships out of pseudo-retirement and put it back atop the scoring tower at Daytona International Speedway.

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New sponsor for Nationwide race at BMS

New sponsor for Nationwide race at BMS

February 13th, 2014 8:42 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Bristol Motor Speedway announced Thursday new sponsorship of its March NASCAR Nationwide Series race to be known as the Drive to Stop Diabetes 300, presented by Lilly Diabetes.

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McGee chronicles areas racing history

McGee chronicles areas racing history

February 13th, 2014 8:41 pm by Jeff Birchfield

David McGees new book is much more than a trip down memory lane. Some fans may remember action from Johnson Citys Sportsman Speedway and a time when Herman The Turtle Beam set a NASCAR record for durability. But the book encompasses so much more.

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