Johnson City Press Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Edwards gets some NFL-style training

Edwards gets some NFL-style training

February 11th, 2014 6:51 pm by Jeff Birchfield

When Carl Edwards agreed to participate in a football skills exhibition for a Bristol Motor Speedway appearance, the NASCAR driver had no idea he would receive personal instruction from a former NFL defensive back.

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Food City to extend BMS sponsorship

Food City to extend BMS sponsorship

February 6th, 2014 8:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Officials from Food City and Bristol Motor Speedway announced a five-year extension of the grocery chain’s sponsorship of the March NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race during a Thursday morning press conference.

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Keselowski figures he drove better than last season’s results

Keselowski figures he drove better than last season’s results

January 31st, 2014 8:57 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Brad Keselowski said he actually drove better last season than his championship year of 2012. The numbers tell another story with only one win and a 14th-place finish in the series points.

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Unusual goal tops Gordon’s wish list

Unusual goal tops Gordon’s wish list

January 31st, 2014 8:55 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It’s not the Daytona 500, the Brickyard 400, the Coca-Cola 600 or the Bristol night race. Gordon would still love to win one of those elite events, but he starts his wish list with a newer race on the Sprint Cup Series schedule.

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If Super Bowl weather cooperates, Gibbs says he’s going with Broncos

If Super Bowl weather cooperates, Gibbs says he’s going with Broncos

January 31st, 2014 8:54 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Three-time Super Bowl winning coach Joe Gibbs likes the Denver Broncos in Sunday’s big game, that is provided the weather cooperates.

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Waltrip team trying to move on

Waltrip team trying to move on

January 30th, 2014 7:52 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The key figures at Michael Waltrip Racing are banking that performance will put the most publicized cheating scandal in NASCAR history behind them.

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Kenseth looks to build on career year

Kenseth looks to build on career year

January 30th, 2014 7:50 pm by Staff Report

The 41-year-old veteran led the Sprint Cup Series with a career-best seven wins.

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NASCAR overhauls Chase format

NASCAR overhauls Chase format

January 30th, 2014 7:48 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The new format mplements a round-by-round advancement which goes from 16 down to four drivers for a winner-take-all championship at the final race of the season.

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Families highlight NASCAR Hall of Fame ceremonies

Families highlight NASCAR Hall of Fame ceremonies

January 29th, 2014 9:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Dale Jarrett became part of the second father-son combination to be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, and Maurice Petty became the fourth member of his family-owned team so honored.

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Junior thinks this is his year

Junior thinks this is his year

January 29th, 2014 7:27 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Coming off a fifth-place finish in the season-ending points, Dale Earnhardt Jr. believes this is the year he’s ready to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship.

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