Kingsport Times News Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Earnhardt going fast and furious on Twitter

Earnhardt going fast and furious on Twitter

February 28th, 2014 3:06 pm by JOHN MARSHALL, AP Sports Writer

NASCAR's most popular driver won the sport's biggest race last weekend. It may not have been the most exciting news of the week, at least when it comes to fans of Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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Stewart confident about leg heading into Phoenix

Stewart confident about leg heading into Phoenix

February 27th, 2014 1:34 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Tony Stewart does not consider the Daytona 500 a disaster, despite the engine problems that spoiled his return from a broken right leg.

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. takes Daytona victory lap on 'Letterman,' other shows

Dale Earnhardt Jr. takes Daytona victory lap on 'Letterman,' other shows

February 26th, 2014 9:21 am by By George Diaz, Orlando Sentinel (MCT)

The media blitz has been a bit of a magical mystery tour for Earnhardt, who has had little time for anything else other than celebrating and answering questions since winning the Daytona 500 late Sunday night.

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IN THE REARVIEW: Daytona 500

IN THE REARVIEW: Daytona 500

February 24th, 2014 1:02 pm by Dave Ongie

There's no mistaking the fact that NASCAR and Dale Earnhardt Jr. both desperately needed a win Sunday. And on the morning after Earnhardt's stirring triumph under the lights in Daytona, it seems like both parties scored a big one.

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UPDATE: Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins second Daytona 500

UPDATE: Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins second Daytona 500

February 23rd, 2014 11:46 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Through rain and wrecks, Dale Earnhardt Jr. ended the only drought that mattered. NASCAR's most popular driver won the Daytona 500 for the second time, a decade after his first victory in the "Great American Race."

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Update: Delays now common in Daytona 500

Update: Delays now common in Daytona 500

February 23rd, 2014 4:04 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Daytona could use a dome. From rain, potholes, soap and fire, the Daytona 500 has had all sorts of delays the last five years.

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For Kingsport's Denny Darnell, racing's roads all lead to Daytona

For Kingsport's Denny Darnell, racing's roads all lead to Daytona

February 23rd, 2014 8:52 am by Dave Ongie

Denny Darnell has worn plenty of hats over the course of his career in motorsports. After getting his start as a sports writer at the Times-News, the Kingsport resident embarked on a long and winding road through the sport of auto racing.

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Regan Smith wins Nationwide opener at Daytona

Regan Smith wins Nationwide opener at Daytona

February 22nd, 2014 6:12 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Regan Smith had the checkered flag in sight at Daytona a year ago and a freight train of cars in his rearview mirror. He moved high to throw a block on Brad Keselowski and it backfired badly.

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NASCAR considers limiting drivers' double duty

NASCAR considers limiting drivers' double duty

February 22nd, 2014 3:13 pm by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

NASCAR said Saturday it is looking at potentially limiting the number of second- and third-tier event Sprint Cup regulars can run during the season. Officials have already talked about a potential rules adjustments.

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Kyle Busch edges Peters to claim Truck win at Daytona

Kyle Busch edges Peters to claim Truck win at Daytona

February 22nd, 2014 12:13 am by Associated Press

Busch used a perfectly timed pass to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season opener Friday night, becoming the first driver to win an ARCA race, a truck race, a Nationwide Series race and a Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway.

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