Johnson City Press Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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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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McClure to attempt Daytona qualifying

McClure to attempt Daytona qualifying

January 29th, 2014 7:26 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Eric McClure has one major dream to fulfill before he called it quits on the NASCAR circuit. The 35-year-old Chilhowie, Va., driver will have a chance to fulfill that dream next month when he tries to make the Daytona 500.

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Bayne doing OK for now

Bayne doing OK for now

January 29th, 2014 7:23 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Three months after revealing he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Trevor Bayne is feeling just fine, saying the news hasn’t showed him down, especially when it comes to getting ready for the NASCAR season.

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Champ doesn’t see points change as reason to panic

Champ doesn’t see points change as reason to panic

January 28th, 2014 7:20 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jimmie Johnson doesn’t feel he’s to blame for stock car’s declining attendance in recent years, and he doesn’t see proposed changes to the points system as NASCAR trying to prevent him from winning a seventh Sprint Cup title.

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Dillon excited to be racing famous car

Dillon excited to be racing famous car

January 28th, 2014 6:24 pm by Jeff Birchfield

In three weeks, the No. 3 Chevrolet will return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for the first time in 13 years when car owner Richard Childress' grandson Austin Dillon will take the wheel at the Daytona 500.

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Patrick feeling pressure to perform

Patrick feeling pressure to perform

January 28th, 2014 6:24 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Starting her second full season in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series and third season overall, Danica Patrick admitted the pressure comes from all directions on Tuesday at the 32nd annual NASCAR Sprint Media Tour.

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