Kingsport Times News Sunday, August 2, 2015
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NASCAR issues penalties to No. 33 Cup team, Xfinity team

NASCAR issues penalties to No. 33 Cup team, Xfinity team

March 26th, 2015 9:30 am by Associated Press

The sanctioning body fined Slugger Labbe $50,000, suspended him the next three races and placed him on probation until Dec. 31. Car owner Joe Falk was docked 25 owner points.

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Martinsville to erect tire barriers for NASCAR race

Martinsville to erect tire barriers for NASCAR race

March 25th, 2015 9:39 am by Associated Press

International Speedway Corp. said Monday the tire barriers will be installed at the end of the backstretch of the .526-mile oval. The barriers will be in place in time for Sprint Cup practice and qualifying on Friday.

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COLUMN: NASCAR fans are buzzing over debris cautions

COLUMN: NASCAR fans are buzzing over debris cautions

March 24th, 2015 9:40 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

And for all the transparency that NASCAR is now promoting, there was no explanation available Monday that would satisfy conspiracy theorists convinced the sanctioning body is able and willing to manipulate races.

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Keselowski holds off Harvick for Fontana win

Keselowski holds off Harvick for Fontana win

March 22nd, 2015 8:02 pm by GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer

Brad Keselowski roared past Kurt Busch on the final lap and held off streaking Kevin Harvick to win at Fontana on Sunday, earning his first NASCAR victory of the season in a wild finish.

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Vickers to be out of MWR seat for three months

Vickers to be out of MWR seat for three months

March 22nd, 2015 6:52 pm by GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer

Brian Vickers will be sidelined for at least three months while taking blood thinners to treat clots in his lungs, but the NASCAR driver still hopes to resume his racing career after his latest medical setback.

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A view from the mezzanine: Photos from Kingsport Speedway's opening day

March 22nd, 2015 2:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of the best places to watch a race at Kingsport Speedway is the mazzanine parking high above turns three and four. It's where spectators can drop the tailgate, fire up the grill, and turn a day at the races into a picnic.

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Drivers go at it again at Kingsport

Drivers go at it again at Kingsport

March 22nd, 2015 6:55 am by Jeff birchfield, NET News Service

Late Model Stock driver Chad Finchum broke the Kingsport Speedway track record in his No. 19 Ford and dominated Saturday's action over the 60-lap race, but it was the action in the pits afterward that grabbed the crowd's attention.

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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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