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In the Rearview: Food City 500

In the Rearview: Food City 500

March 17th, 2014 3:50 pm by Dave Ongie

There is no reason, aside from sheer stubbornness, for NASCAR not to give Bristol Motor Speedway, one of its premier venues, the chance to stage two spectacles a year instead of just one. It's in the best interest of the fans and of the sport.

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In the Rearview: Las Vegas

In the Rearview: Las Vegas

March 10th, 2014 1:01 pm by Dave Ongie

We only have three races under the new system to go by, but so far, there has been no shortage of excitement in the final laps as drivers have pulled out all the stops to win. There is no reason to believe that trend won't continue at Bristol.

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IN THE REARVIEW: Phoenix

IN THE REARVIEW: Phoenix

March 3rd, 2014 12:39 pm by Dave Ongie

While nobody had anything for Kevin Harvick on Sunday at Phoenix, all the drivers in the top five drove as if they were chasing a trophy instead of chasing points, and that is just about the best thing that could happen to NASCAR.

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IN THE REARVIEW: Daytona 500

IN THE REARVIEW: Daytona 500

February 24th, 2014 1:02 pm by Dave Ongie

There's no mistaking the fact that NASCAR and Dale Earnhardt Jr. both desperately needed a win Sunday. And on the morning after Earnhardt's stirring triumph under the lights in Daytona, it seems like both parties scored a big one.

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Education reform  plans moving forward

Education reform plans moving forward

February 8th, 2014 9:16 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam doesn’t want to “back up” education reform, instead pressing forward to raise expectations in K-12 and beyond.

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Trains still relevant in 21st century economy

Trains still relevant in 21st century economy

February 1st, 2014 6:44 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Rail service helped create Kingsport in the 20th century and now it sustains the Model City in the 21st century.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Phoenix Chase Race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Phoenix Chase Race

November 11th, 2013 5:48 pm by Dave Ongie

By the time the checkered flag waves in Homestead next Sunday, Matt Kenseth’s best season ever won’t be enough. Jimmie Johnson will almost certainly celebrate his sixth Cup championship.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Texas Chase Race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Texas Chase Race

November 4th, 2013 3:55 pm by Dave Ongie

So I learned two lessons this past week. The first? Don’t write something bad about Richard Childress unless you're girded for wrath. The second? Jimmie Johnson might be the best race car driver in NASCAR history.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Martinsville Chase Race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Martinsville Chase Race

October 28th, 2013 1:02 pm by Dave Ongie

When people talk of the elite car owners in NASCAR, the name Richard Childress is still on the list even though this will be the 19th straight season his team has failed to win a Cup championship.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Talladega Chase race

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Talladega Chase race

October 21st, 2013 12:32 pm by Dave Ongie

Most of you won’t believe this, but I have something in common with Dale Earnhardt Jr. We both hate being beaten to the punch. And yet, it happened to both of us yesterday.

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