Johnson City Press Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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What should we expect at Talladega?

What should we expect at Talladega?

October 14th, 2014 9:46 pm by Jeff Birchfield

With one NASCAR Sprint Cup race to go before the Chase field is sliced from 12 drivers to eight, what should one expect this Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway? Honestly, I don't know.

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Junior determined to win Talladega

Junior determined to win Talladega

October 14th, 2014 9:43 pm by AP

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has no issues with NASCAR's championship format, even as he heads to Talladega Superspeedway on the brink of elimination.

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NASCAR battle: Tempers flare as title hopes fade

NASCAR battle: Tempers flare as title hopes fade

October 12th, 2014 10:55 pm by AP

Matt Kenseth, usually so calm and composed, lost his cool and attacked Brad Keselowski at Charlotte Motor Speedway. If Kenseth is fighting, then tempers are certainly running quite high.

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Harvick moves into 3rd round with win at Charlotte

Harvick moves into 3rd round with win at Charlotte

October 11th, 2014 11:31 pm by AP

- Kevin Harvick earned an automatic berth into the third round of NASCAR's championship race by winning Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

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Johnson calls Charlotte race a virtual must-win

Johnson calls Charlotte race a virtual must-win

October 8th, 2014 10:13 pm by AP

Jimmie Johnson is treating Charlotte as a must-win race. The alternative for the six-time Sprint Cup Series champion is leaving it all up to the chaotic, utterly unpredictable Talladega Superspeedway where a driver's fate can careen out of his hands in an

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Next two races first real test for new Chase

Next two races first real test for new Chase

October 7th, 2014 10:35 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The next two weekends at Charlotte at Talladega present the first real test of the new NASCAR "Chase for the Sprint Cup" playoffs. Up until now, the best performing drivers have been rewarded by making the Chase and advancing to the next round.

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Harvick breaks own record for pole at Kansas

Harvick breaks own record for pole at Kansas

October 3rd, 2014 8:32 pm by AP

Kevin Harvick shattered his own track record and won the pole to start the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship Sunday.

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Casteel still finds joy in going fast

Casteel still finds joy in going fast

October 1st, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Johnson City driver Danny Casteel recently completed his 45th season behind the wheel with a seventh-place finish in the Street Stock division point standings at Kingsport Speedway. While he has never had the resources to compete for track championships,

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Drivers worried about next round of NASCAR's Chase

Drivers worried about next round of NASCAR's Chase

October 1st, 2014 9:53 pm by AP

Drivers have been fretting for weeks about the second round of NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, the three-race stretch that begins Sunday at Kansas Speedway ends on Oct. 19 at Talladega Superspeedway, where four drivers will be booted from

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Teams, fans navigating new format

Teams, fans navigating new format

September 30th, 2014 9:48 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Three races down and they've hit the reset button. Many people have asked about NASCAR's new championship format so hopefully this will make things as simple as possible.

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