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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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Four in a row for Harvick at Phoenix

Four in a row for Harvick at Phoenix

March 15th, 2015 8:19 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Defending Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick won his fourth consecutive race at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday with yet another rout of the field.

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Logano uncatchable in Xfinity victory at Phoenix

Logano uncatchable in Xfinity victory at Phoenix

March 14th, 2015 7:20 pm by Associated Press

Joey Logano led all but 24 laps Saturday in a dominating NASCAR Xfinity Series victory at Phoenix International Raceway. It was his first Xfinity win since 2013.

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Harvick takes pole at Phoenix; Busch qualifies eighth in return from suspension

Harvick takes pole at Phoenix; Busch qualifies eighth in return from suspension

March 13th, 2015 9:28 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Kevin Harvick once again showed how dominant he is at Phoenix International Raceway with a pole-winning run Friday at the track he has mastered.

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Head-turning starts for 3 NASCAR Cup Series drivers

Head-turning starts for 3 NASCAR Cup Series drivers

March 13th, 2015 9:49 am by By Jim Utter, The Charlotte Observer (TNS)

Three races in, certain performances - or the lack thereof - have stood out. As the Cup series heads to Phoenix International Raceway this weekend, here's a look at three drivers who are turning heads, for very different reasons

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