Johnson City Press Sunday, October 26, 2014
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Hamlin shooting for Daytona sweep

Hamlin shooting for Daytona sweep

February 22nd, 2014 11:47 pm by AP

Denny Hamlin almost couldn't help himself at the start of his Daytona 500 qualifying race, when his anxiously tried to charge to the front and shake out all the cobwebs and frustration from his injury-plagued season a year ago.

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For Petty, it's still good to be The King

For Petty, it's still good to be The King

February 21st, 2014 11:12 pm by AP

The King was holding court, trying to explain why the words of a driver who has been retired since 1992 carry as much weight today as they did back in the day when Winston was the name of the Cup game.His audience interrupted, wanting instead to drain Ric

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Busch wins Truck Series season opener at Daytona

Busch wins Truck Series season opener at Daytona

February 21st, 2014 11:05 pm by AP

Kyle Busch used a perfectly timed pass to edge Timothy Peters in the final few feet to win the NASCAR Truck Series season opener Friday night at Daytona International Speedway.

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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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