Johnson City Press Thursday, May 28, 2015
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Plans announced for Petty Charity Ride

Plans announced for Petty Charity Ride

March 9th, 2015 10:36 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kyle Petty and his buddies will be touring the countryside again on their motorcycles for a good cause.

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Odds-on favorite Harvick wins in Vegas

Odds-on favorite Harvick wins in Vegas

March 8th, 2015 10:40 pm by AP

Defending NASCAR champion Kevin Harvick raced to his first victory of the season Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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Gordon wins Vegas pole for first time in last race at track

Gordon wins Vegas pole for first time in last race at track

March 6th, 2015 10:42 pm by AP

Jeff Gordon, preparing for his final start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, won the pole for Sunday's race - his first career pole at the track.

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Prosecutors say Busch won't face any criminal charges

Prosecutors say Busch won't face any criminal charges

March 5th, 2015 7:50 pm by AP

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will not face criminal charges over claims by his ex-girlfriend that he smashed her head into a bedroom wall and choked her, Delaware prosecutors said Thursday.

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Win shows Johnson one of NASCAR's top drivers

Win shows Johnson one of NASCAR's top drivers

March 3rd, 2015 10:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

With his win in Sunday's Folds of Honor 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Jimmie Johnson captured his 71st career victory, now just five behind Dale Earnhardt for seventh-place on the all-time win list.

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Johnson drives away from field to win at Atlanta

Johnson drives away from field to win at Atlanta

March 1st, 2015 10:49 pm by AP

It was the 71st victory of Johnson's career, and his fourth at the 1.54-mile trioval south of Atlanta. It also gives him an almost-certain spot in the season-ending Chase, going for a title that would tie him with Richard Petty and the late Dale Earnhardt

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Trent ready to get back on track at Kingsport

Trent ready to get back on track at Kingsport

February 28th, 2015 9:29 pm by Jeff Birchfield

If Joey Trent's race car runs as good as it looks, his competitors at Kingsport Speedway might be in for a heap of trouble this season.

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Logano follows Daytona win with Atlanta pole

Logano follows Daytona win with Atlanta pole

February 27th, 2015 10:54 pm by AP

Joey Logano is on quite a roll, following up his victory in the Daytona 500 by taking the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Busch crash leads to additional barriers

Busch crash leads to additional barriers

February 24th, 2015 9:03 pm by AP

International Speedway Corp. is developing a plan for the installation of additional SAFER barriers at Daytona and Talladega, and will review the safety standards at its other racetracks.

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Safety has to be the top priority for NASCAR

Safety has to be the top priority for NASCAR

February 24th, 2015 8:58 pm by Jeff Birchfield

There are always risks when a person decides he or she is going to race cars for a living. Still, what happened with Kyle Busch's accident in the Xfinity Series race at Daytona was inexcusable on behalf of the track and the International Speedway Corporat

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