Johnson City Press Sunday, August 31, 2014
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Pritchett rising through the ranks

Pritchett rising through the ranks

June 11th, 2014 10:42 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Pritchett, 26, will have a chance to work on the first goal of winning this weekend at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

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Coughlin riding a hot streak

Coughlin riding a hot streak

June 11th, 2014 10:41 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The five-time and defending Pro Stock champion is on another big run with three consecutive final-round appearances.

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Tucker trying to get established in Pro Stock ranks

Tucker trying to get established in Pro Stock ranks

June 10th, 2014 7:11 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Shane Tucker has spent much of the last decade becoming one of the biggest Pro Stock drag racing stars in his native Australia, but for the next month, he will be try to make his mark on the U.S. circuit.

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Crampton enjoying wild ride

Crampton enjoying wild ride

June 10th, 2014 7:08 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It has been a whirlwind few weeks for Richie Crampton heading into this weekend's NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

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Truck Series needs major overhaul

Truck Series needs major overhaul

June 10th, 2014 7:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Radical changes need to be made to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, particularly with the schedule.

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Coughlin set to tackle Pro Mod

Coughlin set to tackle Pro Mod

June 9th, 2014 7:04 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Troy Coughlin has a definite opinion where the annual visit to Bristol Dragway ranks on the NHRA circuit. To him, it belongs at the very top.

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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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