Johnson City Press Monday, December 22, 2014
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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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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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