Johnson City Press Sunday, July 5, 2015
Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
Some surprises after season's first 10 races

Some surprises after season's first 10 races

May 5th, 2015 10:41 pm by Jeff Birchfield

For all of the predictable moments, there have been some major surprises and a couple more results which are not as surprising when you give them further examination.

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
Could a Tennessean be a winner at Indy this time?

Could a Tennessean be a winner at Indy this time?

April 28th, 2015 10:30 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The answer is yes based on this past weekend's results as well as recent history.

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Xfinity Series needs more competition

Xfinity Series needs more competition

April 21st, 2015 10:31 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Traditionally, the best race of the BMS spring weekend, the Drive for Diabetes 300, was flat out awful on Saturday.

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Big week for Bristol and other tracks

Big week for Bristol and other tracks

April 14th, 2015 10:26 pm by Jeff Birchfield

It's one of the two biggest racing weekends of the year in the Tri-Cities with the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway scheduled for Sunday.

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Byrd is the word at Volunteer

Byrd is the word at Volunteer

April 7th, 2015 9:57 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jonesborough driver Tim Byrd dominated action in the season-opener for the Sportsman Late Model division at Volunteer Speedway last Saturday night, leading flag-to-flag in the 25-lap feature race at the 4/10-mile dirt track.

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Hamlin now ranks at top of Virginian drivers

Hamlin now ranks at top of Virginian drivers

March 31st, 2015 9:43 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Denny Hamlin has passed such notables as Ricky Rudd, Jeff Burton and Curtis Turner and pulled alongside two-time NASCAR champion Joe Weatherly.

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Kingsport, BMS both host to events this weekend

Kingsport, BMS both host to events this weekend

March 24th, 2015 11:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Bristol Motor Speedway has an open house as part of a Fan Appreciation Day with racing scheduled later in the day at Bristol Dragway, while Kingsport Speedway will have another weekly racing program through the NASCAR All-American Series.

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Sports Sports Columns Douglas Fritz
Going head to head with the 'experts'

Going head to head with the 'experts'

March 19th, 2015 9:53 pm by Douglas Fritz

One of the fun things about Rotisserie baseball is the "experts" don't always get it right. If they did, drafting a team wouldn't be much fun.

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NASCAR's contenders are established early

NASCAR's contenders are established early

March 10th, 2015 9:50 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kevin Harvick wasted no time establishing himself as a contender to repeat as NASCAR Sprint Cup champion with his victory Sunday in Las Vegas.

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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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