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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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Talladega to add more SAFER barriers before NASCAR race

Talladega to add more SAFER barriers before NASCAR race

March 20th, 2015 9:56 am by Associated Press

Talladega chairman Grant Lynch says the decision comes after an extensive safety review by track owner International Speedway Corp., NASCAR and ARCA.

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Kingsport Speedway set to kick off 2015 season

Kingsport Speedway set to kick off 2015 season

March 19th, 2015 8:16 pm by Dave Ongie

Racing is scheduled to return to the Model City on Saturday with a full slate of NASCAR Whelen All-American Series action on tap.

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Driver Jamie Dick diagnosed with diabetes after Phoenix race

Driver Jamie Dick diagnosed with diabetes after Phoenix race

March 18th, 2015 9:44 am by Associated Press

NASCAR driver Jamie Dick has been diagnosed with diabetes after reporting dizziness and fatigue at Phoenix International Raceway.

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BMS official named commissioner of Tennessee tourism development

BMS official named commissioner of Tennessee tourism development

March 17th, 2015 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam named Kevin Triplett as commissioner of the Department of Tourist Development. Triplett, 49, is vice president of public affairs for Bristol Motor Speedway.

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