Kingsport Times News Friday, October 31, 2014
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Nabors back home in Indiana to say farewell

Nabors back home in Indiana to say farewell

May 24th, 2014 2:19 pm by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer

Jim Nabors, the actor who endearingly portrayed Gomer Pyle and whose rich baritone voice has provided the Indy 500 soundtrack for more than four decades, will perform "Back Home Again in Indiana" on Sunday for the last time.

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Bayne to drive No. 6 for Roush Fenway in 2015

Bayne to drive No. 6 for Roush Fenway in 2015

May 24th, 2014 2:01 pm by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

Former Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne and Roush Fenway Racing are bringing the No. 6 car back to Sprint Cup full time next season.

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Back spasms force Gordon to cut short practice

Back spasms force Gordon to cut short practice

May 24th, 2014 1:36 pm by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

Sprint Cup points leader Jeff Gordon cut short his practice because of back spasms and the No. 24 team put Regan Smith on standby should the four-time champion not be able to run the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday night.

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PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Tissot leads flag-to-flag at Kingsport Speedway earn first win of 2014

PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Tissot leads flag-to-flag at Kingsport Speedway earn first win of 2014 - VIDEO

May 24th, 2014 11:40 am by Jeff Bobo

The final top-five finishers were established fairly early in the race. The only question was whether lapped cars would have an affect on the running order.

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Drivers not panicking near NASCAR's halfway point

Drivers not panicking near NASCAR's halfway point

May 23rd, 2014 12:05 pm by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

Nine drivers have won the first 11 races, with Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano the two-time winners. And each new winner has gleefully talked of locking up a spot to race for a title.

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Active military, retired veterans receive free admission tonight at Kingsport Speedway

Active military, retired veterans receive free admission tonight at Kingsport Speedway

May 23rd, 2014 7:15 am by Staff Report

As part of NASCAR Salutes, Kingsport Speedway is honoring all active military and retired veterans with free admission to Friday night's races.

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Johnson wins first pole of the year at Charlotte

Johnson wins first pole of the year at Charlotte

May 22nd, 2014 10:52 pm by STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer

Jimmie Johnson is hoping he's on the verge of turning around a disappointing season. The six-time Sprint Cup champion won the pole Thursday night for the Coca-Cola 600.

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Bill Elliott leads NASCAR's 2015 Hall of Fame inductee class

Bill Elliott leads NASCAR's 2015 Hall of Fame inductee class

May 22nd, 2014 6:38 am by By Jim Utter, The Charlotte Observer (MCT)

For the first time in its short history, the NASCAR Hall of Fame will induct a five-member class composed entirely of drivers.

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Kurt Busch crashes during Indy 500 practice

Kurt Busch crashes during Indy 500 practice

May 19th, 2014 9:45 pm by Associated Press

Kurt Busch wrecked during Monday's practice at Indianapolis, putting him in a backup car for the open-wheel portion of his historic double this weekend.

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Hedgecock holds on for LM win at The Gap

Hedgecock holds on for LM win at The Gap

May 19th, 2014 5:00 am by Staff Report

Polesitter Cory Hedgecock was one of only two drivers to qualify in the 12-second range for Saturday's 40-lap $2,000 Steel Head Late Model feature at Volunteer Speedway, and that track position proved to be crucial to his victory.

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