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Harvick cruises to Xfinity Series win at Fontana

Harvick cruises to Xfinity Series win at Fontana

March 21st, 2015 9:33 pm by GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer

Streaking Kevin Harvick earned the second Xfinity Series win of his phenomenal season Saturday, easily holding off Brendan Gaughan at Auto Club Speedway.

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Robbie Allison wins in stock car debut at Kingsport

Robbie Allison wins in stock car debut at Kingsport

March 21st, 2015 7:09 pm by Jeff birchfield, NET News Service

With his famous grandfather watching from the press box, Robbie Allison won in his stock car racing debut on Saturday afternoon at Kingsport Speedway.

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Kurt Busch takes pole at Fontana

Kurt Busch takes pole at Fontana

March 20th, 2015 10:46 pm by GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer

Kurt Busch's comeback from his season-opening suspension is gathering speed. Busch won the pole for Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Auto Club Speedway, turning a lap of 185.142 mph to edge Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kevin Harvick.

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Talladega to add more SAFER barriers before NASCAR race

Talladega to add more SAFER barriers before NASCAR race

March 20th, 2015 9:56 am by Associated Press

Talladega chairman Grant Lynch says the decision comes after an extensive safety review by track owner International Speedway Corp., NASCAR and ARCA.

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Kingsport Speedway set to kick off 2015 season

Kingsport Speedway set to kick off 2015 season

March 19th, 2015 8:16 pm by Dave Ongie

Racing is scheduled to return to the Model City on Saturday with a full slate of NASCAR Whelen All-American Series action on tap.

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Driver Jamie Dick diagnosed with diabetes after Phoenix race

Driver Jamie Dick diagnosed with diabetes after Phoenix race

March 18th, 2015 9:44 am by Associated Press

NASCAR driver Jamie Dick has been diagnosed with diabetes after reporting dizziness and fatigue at Phoenix International Raceway.

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BMS official named commissioner of Tennessee tourism development

BMS official named commissioner of Tennessee tourism development

March 17th, 2015 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam named Kevin Triplett as commissioner of the Department of Tourist Development. Triplett, 49, is vice president of public affairs for Bristol Motor Speedway.

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As Harvick soars, it's not clear who can stop the champion

As Harvick soars, it's not clear who can stop the champion

March 17th, 2015 9:13 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

To the surprise of none, Kevin Harvick won at Phoenix. Now in a zone not seen in NASCAR in several years, Harvick and crew chief Rodney Childers head to California amid a looming question: Can anyone stop the No. 4 team?

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Kurt Busch earns strong finish in return to racing

Kurt Busch earns strong finish in return to racing

March 16th, 2015 9:41 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Kurt Busch made his season debut Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway, where he finished fifth in his first race since his NASCAR suspension ended earlier this week.

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NASCAR's TV deal helps BMS overcome attendance downturn

NASCAR's TV deal helps BMS overcome attendance downturn

March 16th, 2015 8:50 am by Hank Hayes

NASCAR and Bristol Motor Speedway aren't having sellout crowds like they did in the past, but they do have a saving benefactor. BMS Speedway Motorsports Inc., is participating in a new 10-year, $8.2 billion TV deal.

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