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Fox Sports NASCAR announcer Byrnes passes at 56

Fox Sports NASCAR announcer Byrnes passes at 56

April 21st, 2015 2:40 pm by Staff Report

Longtime Fox Sports announcer Steve Byrnes died Tuesday following a battle with cancer. Fox Sports made the announcement just two days after the running of the Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes at BMS.

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New format means injured drivers no longer must race

New format means injured drivers no longer must race

April 21st, 2015 9:59 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

There was a time in NASCAR when skipping a race because of illness or injury was simply not considered. Rather than sit out with swollen eyes, Ricky Rudd used tape to keep them open. Richard Petty ran three races hiding a broken neck

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Coming full circle

Coming full circle

April 20th, 2015 8:00 am by Dave Ongie

Life is a lot like stock car racing in the sense that things always seem to come full circle. And so it is for me as I prepare to head back to the Johnson City Press where my career got started.

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Kenseth takes checkered flag at waterlogged BMS

Kenseth takes checkered flag at waterlogged BMS

April 19th, 2015 11:54 pm by Dave Ongie

BRISTOL, Tenn. - There's something about the bright lights at Bristol Motor Speedway that bring out the best in Matt Kenseth.

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Cook captures Carolina Clash victory at The Gap

Cook captures Carolina Clash victory at The Gap

April 19th, 2015 9:30 pm by Staff Report

A good crowd and a total of 75 Late Models were on hand for Saturday night's 14th annual Spring Thaw Late Model Mania event at Volunteer Speedway.

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Bristol remains major challenge for 6-time Cup champ Johnson

Bristol remains major challenge for 6-time Cup champ Johnson

April 19th, 2015 1:00 am by Dave Ongie

Jimmie Johnson has been nothing short of dominant during his 14-year NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career, winning a mind-boggling six titles and 72 races. But that dominance hasn't extended to Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Logano uncatchable from first lap to finish in Bristol Xfinity race

Logano uncatchable from first lap to finish in Bristol Xfinity race

April 18th, 2015 4:48 pm by Dave Ongie

Joey Logano became the first driver to lead every lap of a NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday when he thoroughly dominated the field to win the Drive to Stop Diabetes 300.

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Xfinity driver Wallace right at home at Bristol bullring

Xfinity driver Wallace right at home at Bristol bullring

April 18th, 2015 7:25 am by Dave Ongie

The 21-year-old they call "Bubba" started his racing career in Bandolero and Legends cars at the age of 9, and it wasn't long before he was ready to move on up to a full-fledged stock car.

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