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Brogdon ready to challenge mega teams

Brogdon ready to challenge mega teams

June 12th, 2013 10:26 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Rodger Brogdon is still best known to drag racing fans for his wild wreck at St. Louis in 2005, where he was upside down at 205 mph. The 46-year-old Texan believes it’s time to be known for something else -- the NHRA Pro Stock driver ready to challenge t

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Heavy workload doesn't slow down Pedregon

Heavy workload doesn't slow down Pedregon

June 12th, 2013 10:20 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Cruz Pedregon’s role with his drag racing team sounds much like the old phrase of chief cook and bottle washer. As the driver, crew chief and team owner, Pedregon does a little bit of everything for the Snap-On Tools Toyota team. Despite the heavy worklo

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Gray’s final season shaping up as best of his career

Gray’s final season shaping up as best of his career

June 11th, 2013 9:16 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Veteran Funny Car driver Johnny Gray has a career-best three wins heading into the Ford Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

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Shell dominant in latest win at Kingsport

Shell dominant in latest win at Kingsport

June 11th, 2013 9:14 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Johnson City driver Zeke Shell led flag-to-flag in the 60-lap Late Model Stock feature at Kingsport Speedway for his third win of the season.

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Morgan frustrated by lack of support

Morgan frustrated by lack of support

June 10th, 2013 7:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Larry Morgan is proud to be the only NHRA Pro Stock driver scheduled to race a Ford at this weekend’s Ford Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway, but he’s aggravated by a lack of factory support.

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Herbert ready to make comeback

Herbert ready to make comeback

June 10th, 2013 7:00 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Verteran Top Fuel pilot Doug Herbert will make a return to the race track at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway after devoting most of the past five years to a charity founded in memory of his sons.

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Bristol win still eludes Johnson

Bristol win still eludes Johnson

June 4th, 2013 9:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Next weekend's Thunder Valley Nationals is a chance for defending NHRA Pro Stock champion Allen Johnson to pick up his first win on his home track.

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Dover finish helps Bayne in points race

Dover finish helps Bayne in points race

June 4th, 2013 8:51 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Knoxville driver Trevor Bayne matched his best Nationwide Series finish of the season to move from 10th to eighth in the points standings.

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Racer Bloomquist accused of threats against employee

Racer Bloomquist accused of threats against employee

June 4th, 2013 5:44 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Legendary Late Model dirt racer Scott Bloomquist is under investigation by the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Department for allegedly threatening to shoot or drown an employee of his Mooresburg race shop last month.

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Muddy Creek basks in glow of big turnout

Muddy Creek basks in glow of big turnout

June 1st, 2013 11:35 pm by Jeff Birchfield

After a 15-year drought, AMA Pro Racing returned to the Southeast on Saturday at Muddy Creek Raceway and fans responded in a big way.

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