Johnson City Press Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Todd looking to catch top runners at Thunder Valley

Todd looking to catch top runners at Thunder Valley

June 17th, 2015 9:31 pm by Jeff Birchfield

J.R. Todd is well aware of his toughest competition coming into this weekend's NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. In fact, it's the same teams which his team dueled with at the end of last season when he finished as the Top Fuel division r

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Defending Funny Car champ enjoys slower pace of life off the track

Defending Funny Car champ enjoys slower pace of life off the track

June 16th, 2015 8:43 pm by Jeff Birchfield

After going over 300 mph in his NHRA Funny Car, Matt Hagan likes to slow down - way down - to 6 or 7 mph on his tractor and cut hay on the 500-acre spread which he calls home in Montgomery County, Virginia.

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Old favorites come into Bristol as recent winners

Old favorites come into Bristol as recent winners

June 16th, 2015 8:42 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Three of the most successful drivers in NHRA history come into this weekend's NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway as the most recent winners on the Mello Yello Drag Racing tour.

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Johnson City's Brown adds third XGames gold

Johnson City's Brown adds third XGames gold

June 11th, 2015 9:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Age is only a number for Mike Brown. The 43-year-old Johnson City rider added to his competitive legacy with his third XGames gold medal in the Enduro X competition last Friday night in Austin, Texas.

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Kingsport racers high in national rankings

Kingsport racers high in national rankings

June 9th, 2015 10:17 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kingsport Speedway's reputation as one of the nation's best short tracks is further enhanced by the latest NASCAR Weekly All-American Series official rankings.

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Tankersley becomes first local winner of JC Omnium

Tankersley becomes first local winner of JC Omnium

June 7th, 2015 9:14 pm by Jeff Birchfield

While the 20-year-old from Erwin captured the overall title, another local, Jordan Lewis of Gray, was the winner of Sunday's Category 3 race in downtown Johnson City.

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Muddy Creek (start of 450 race)

June 6th, 2015 9:47 pm by Jeff Birchfield

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