Kingsport Times News Saturday, August 29, 2015
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Logano uses restart to win truck race at Martinsville

Logano uses restart to win truck race at Martinsville

March 28th, 2015 7:11 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Joey Logano passed Matt Crafton entering the first turn at the start of a two-lap sprint to the finish and won an exciting NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday.

Comments
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Penske to NASCAR team: No manipulating tires

Penske to NASCAR team: No manipulating tires

March 28th, 2015 1:50 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

There is rampant industry speculation that some NASCAR crews are drilling tiny holes in tires to allow air to escape during a race, a process known as "bleeding," and NASCAR has confiscated tires the last two weeks.

Comments
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Logano wins Martinsville pole; Elliott to start 27th in Cup debut

Logano wins Martinsville pole; Elliott to start 27th in Cup debut

March 27th, 2015 8:42 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Daytona 500 champion Joey Logano won the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway, and Chase Elliott earned the right to make his debut in the series by qualifying 27th.

Comments
Sports NASCAR/Racing
Elliott heads to Martinsville to attempt 1st Sprint Cup race

Elliott heads to Martinsville to attempt 1st Sprint Cup race

March 27th, 2015 8:46 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Of all the places Hendrick Motorsports could have picked for Chase Elliott's first Sprint Cup Series race, the organization landed on historic Martinsville Speedway.

Comments
Sports NASCAR/Racing
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.

Comments
Sports NASCAR/Racing
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.

Comments
Sports NASCAR/Racing
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.

Comments
Sports NASCAR/Racing
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.

Comments
Sports NASCAR/Racing
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.

Comments
Photos NASCAR/Racing

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.

Comments