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Johnson just wants to survive Bristol

Johnson just wants to survive Bristol

March 15th, 2014 8:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Yet when it comes to today's Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, the six-time NASCAR champion has less ambitious goals.

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Front row favorites in Food City 500

Front row favorites in Food City 500 premium content

March 15th, 2014 7:46 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Denny Hamlin in the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota starts from the pole after turning a track record lap of 129.991 mph in Friday qualifying.

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Busch earns Nationwide win at Bristol

Busch earns Nationwide win at Bristol

March 15th, 2014 7:44 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Busch also added to Bristol track records with his seventh Nationwide victory and his 16th win in NASCAR's three national series at the .533-mile oval.

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Cup veterans continue to rule Nationwide races

March 15th, 2014 7:43 pm by Jeff Birchfield

When it comes to Nationwide Series races at the "World's Fastest Half-Mile," Bristol Motor Speedway remains the playground of Sprint Cup Series veterans.

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Family Race Night at BMS

March 15th, 2014 11:42 am by Dave Boyd

Fans flocked to Bristol Motor Speedway for the annual event.

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A Leg Up: Injured Cloudland player stands for first time since injury

A Leg Up: Injured Cloudland player stands for first time since injury

March 15th, 2014 10:45 am by Douglas Fritz

With tears in her eyes, the 17-year-old senior took a big step, figuratively, in the road to recovery: Haley Johnson stood on her own.

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Greeneville can't stop Holt, East Nashville

Greeneville can't stop Holt, East Nashville

March 14th, 2014 10:12 pm by Trey Williams

Greeneville's three-point halftime lead left Terry Holt and East Nashville in a foul mood. After sitting most of the first half due to foul trouble, Holt scored 11 of his 15 points while helping the Eagles to a 57-38 victory in a Class AA semifinal Friday

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Vols advance to SEC semifinals; No. 1 Gators next

Vols advance to SEC semifinals; No. 1 Gators next

March 14th, 2014 10:04 pm by the Associated Press

Jarnell Stokes scored 22 points, matching his season high, and Tennessee beat South Carolina 59-44 on Friday in the SEC tournament quarterfinals, adding a strong defensive effort to the Vols' NCAA tournament hopes.

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Hampton falls to Memphis Mitchell

Hampton falls to Memphis Mitchell

March 14th, 2014 8:50 pm by Trey Williams

If Memphis Mitchell had a weakness to exploit, Hampton left Friday's state semifinal still searching for it. The athletic Tigers stalked the Bulldogs seemingly every step of a 57-44 victory to advance to the Class A state championship.

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Hamlin captures Bristol pole

Hamlin captures Bristol pole

March 14th, 2014 7:20 pm by Jeff Birchfield

NASCAR's new knockout qualfying at Bristol Motor Speedway didn't produce the mayhem predicted on Friday afternoon.It also didn't hurt Denny Hamlin's overall speed.

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