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Johnson adds to impressive Denver record

Johnson adds to impressive Denver record

July 21st, 2014 6:47 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The Greeneville driver won the Pro Stock class at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals for a third straight year Sunday at Bandimere Speedway.

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Keselowski rival to Wallace as Penske's best

Keselowski rival to Wallace as Penske's best

July 15th, 2014 9:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Look out Rusty Wallace, Brad Keselowski is closing in as Roger Penske's top NASCAR driver.

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Gaughan ready  to dive into action

Gaughan ready to dive into action

July 8th, 2014 7:36 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Swimming with the sharks is less dangerous than racing the sharks in the Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway. That was a tagline given to NASCAR driver Brendan Gaughan before he spoke to visitors to the Tennessee Aquarium on Tuesday.

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Almirola latest surprise winner at Daytona

Almirola latest surprise winner at Daytona

July 8th, 2014 7:34 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Upon examination, Aric Almirola's surprising win in Sunday's Coke Zero 400 wasn't that much of a surprise.

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Nine top NASCAR team owners form Race Team Alliance

Nine top NASCAR team owners form Race Team Alliance

July 7th, 2014 4:17 pm by AP

The goals of the RTA include lowering costs for NASCAR teams and creating one voice on issues facing the teams. Kauffman insisted the RTA is not a union.

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Almirola puts No. 43 back in victory lane

Almirola puts No. 43 back in victory lane

July 6th, 2014 9:58 pm by AP

Almirola won the rain-delayed and rain-shortened NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, putting Petty's famed blue car back on top for the first time since 1999.

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Gilliland lands pole at Daytona

Gilliland lands pole at Daytona

July 4th, 2014 7:19 pm by AP

David Gilliland won the pole for the Sprint Cup race Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway after rain shortened qualifying.

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Widener, Bise enjoy life together in the fast lane

Widener, Bise enjoy life together in the fast lane

July 4th, 2014 7:17 pm by Jeff Birchfield

What's the perfect date night? For the Elizabethton couple of Carl Widener and Candis Bise, the answer is easy. Their perfect date night is rocketing down the drag strip at Thunder Valley.

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Shell's talk, hard racing causes stir

Shell's talk, hard racing causes stir

July 1st, 2014 11:01 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Zeke Shell has given the local racing community plenty to talk about this week.

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Keselowski wins for 2nd time at Kentucky Speedway

Keselowski wins for 2nd time at Kentucky Speedway

June 28th, 2014 11:03 pm by AP

Brad Keselowski dominated the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Saturday night to become Kentucky Speedway's first repeat winner.

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