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Crafton wins rain-delayed Truck Series race at Martinsville

Crafton wins rain-delayed Truck Series race at Martinsville

March 30th, 2014 10:24 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Matt Crafton grabbed the lead for the first time with 47 laps to go and held on to win the rain-delayed Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday night for his fourth career victory.

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Kurt Busch ends winless streak with victory at Martinsville

Kurt Busch ends winless streak with victory at Martinsville

March 30th, 2014 6:21 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Kurt Busch passed Martinsville master Jimmie Johnson for the lead with 10 laps to go Sunday and held off the eight-time winner to win at Martinsville Speedway for the first time since October 2002.

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Hamilton leads 1-2 Mercedes finish at Malaysian GP

Hamilton leads 1-2 Mercedes finish at Malaysian GP

March 30th, 2014 12:07 pm by CHRIS LINES, AP Auto Racing Writer

Lewis Hamilton broke his drought at Formula One's Malaysian Grand Prix and led a 1-2 finish for the Mercedes team on Sunday.

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Truck race rained out at Martinsville; twin bill Sunday

Truck race rained out at Martinsville; twin bill Sunday

March 29th, 2014 6:46 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway was rained out Saturday and will be made up as part of a rare doubleheader at the track Sunday.

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Logano breaks qualifying record, but Kyle Busch wins Martinsville pole

Logano breaks qualifying record, but Kyle Busch wins Martinsville pole

March 28th, 2014 7:42 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

For the first time in 19 career starts, Kyle Busch earned the pole position for Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway, NASCAR's smallest, tightest track.

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Fontaine and JPF Motorsports ready to make NASCAR Whelen All-American Series debut at Kingsport Speedway

Fontaine and JPF Motorsports ready to make NASCAR Whelen All-American Series debut at Kingsport Speedway

March 26th, 2014 11:37 pm by Robert Walden, JPF Motorsports

To say that Justin Fontaine is excited about making his NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing debut this weekend at Kingsport Speedway would be an understatement.

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ATV Motocross championship coming to Muddy Creek Raceway

ATV Motocross championship coming to Muddy Creek Raceway

March 26th, 2014 6:44 pm by Contributed by Brandon Short

On Saturday, April 5th, and Sunday, April 6th, Muddy Creek Raceway, located in Blountville, will host the second round of the 2014 season.

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Hamlin OK to drive after piece of metal removed from eye

Hamlin OK to drive after piece of metal removed from eye

March 26th, 2014 4:32 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

A small piece of metal in his eye, and not a sinus infection, caused Denny Hamlin to miss last week's race at California.

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Franchitti to drive pace car for Indy 500

Franchitti to drive pace car for Indy 500

March 25th, 2014 10:35 pm by Associated Press

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti, forced to retire in November because of injuries suffered in an IndyCar crash, will drive the pace car in the 98th running of the Indy 500 in May.

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Lynda Petty, wife of The King, dies at 72

Lynda Petty, wife of The King, dies at 72

March 25th, 2014 6:19 pm by Staff Report

Lynda Petty, the wife of NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty, died Tuesday after a battle with cancer. She was 72.

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