Johnson City Press Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Force ready to chase new milestone

Force ready to chase new milestone

June 8th, 2014 6:22 pm by Jeff Birchfield

With one milestone accomplished, Courtney Force is ready to go after another this weekend as the NHRA circuit comes to Bristol Dragway for the Thunder Valley Nationals.

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Crafton wins Truck race

Crafton wins Truck race

June 6th, 2014 11:30 pm by AP

Matt Crafton raced to his second NASCAR Camping World Truck victory of the season Friday night, running the final 61 laps at Texas Motor Speedway on one tank of fuel.

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Hamlin wins pole at Pocono Raceway

Hamlin wins pole at Pocono Raceway

June 6th, 2014 10:50 pm by AP

Denny Hamlin won the pole the first time he ever raced at Pocono Raceway. Eight years later, Hamlin still had the speed in the No. 11 Toyota to take the top spot at the triangle track.

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Hagan enjoys all kinds of racing

Hagan enjoys all kinds of racing

June 4th, 2014 6:44 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Whether it's the Dodge Funny Car he blasts down Bristol Dragway at 320 mph or if it's a kayak going down Beaver Creek, the NHRA racer, who looks more like an NFL linebacker, makes the most of every opportunity.

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Johnson headlines test session at Bristol Dragway

Johnson headlines test session at Bristol Dragway

June 3rd, 2014 7:24 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Six drivers and teams participated in testing at Bristol Dragway on Tuesday, some 10 days before the start of the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.

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Johnson builds on track record with ninth Dover win

Johnson builds on track record with ninth Dover win

June 1st, 2014 10:57 pm by AP

Jimmie Johnson handled the pothole at Dover the same way he disposed of a rough patch to start the season.He won.

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Busch 2 for 2 at Dover with Nationwide win

Busch 2 for 2 at Dover with Nationwide win

May 31st, 2014 8:02 pm by AP

Kyle Busch raced to his second victory of the weekend at Dover, taking the checkered flag Saturday in the Nationwide Series race to set himself up for a tripleheader sweep.

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Local drivers gets their thrills at NOPI Nationals

Local drivers gets their thrills at NOPI Nationals

May 31st, 2014 7:56 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The NOPI Nationals at Bristol Dragway gave local racers Rick Whitaker and Joey Street another opportunity to live out their passion.

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Keselowski wins pole at Dover

Keselowski wins pole at Dover

May 30th, 2014 9:10 pm by AP

Brad Keselowski is getting used to racing out front, turning a track-record lap of 164.444 mph to win the pole at Dover International Speedway.

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Another Truck Series win for Busch

Another Truck Series win for Busch

May 30th, 2014 9:07 pm by AP

Kyle Busch made it 4 for 4 in the Truck Series, dominating again to win at Dover International Speedway. He was again the class of the field on Friday and now has a checkered flag at Dover to go along with ones from Daytona, Kansas and Charlotte.

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