Kingsport Times News Monday, August 31, 2015
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Joe Gibbs on son: Most courageous person I've been around

Joe Gibbs on son: Most courageous person I've been around

March 31st, 2015 11:14 am by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Joe Gibbs Racing announced this week the younger Gibbs, who is the team president, is undergoing treatment for "symptoms impacting areas of brain function." Joe Gibbs says the family has known of the diagnosis for about six months

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Larson sits out Martinsville race after fainting

Larson sits out Martinsville race after fainting

March 30th, 2015 9:33 am by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Kyle Larson watched Sunday's NASCAR race on a laptop in a hospital after failing to get medical clearance to drive after fainting during an autograph session.

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Hamlin ends Toyota drought with fifth Cup victory at Martinsville

Hamlin ends Toyota drought with fifth Cup victory at Martinsville

March 29th, 2015 6:28 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Denny Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and went on to end Toyota's 32-race winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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