Kingsport Times News Friday, October 24, 2014
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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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Kwasniewski, 18, wins Daytona Nationwide pole

Kwasniewski, 18, wins Daytona Nationwide pole

February 21st, 2014 7:15 pm by Staff Report

Eighteen-year-old Dylan Kwasniewski won the pole for his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut - the first rookie since Rusty Wallace in 1985 to take the pole at Daytona International Speedway - on Friday.

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At 64, Force still Funny Car's driving force

At 64, Force still Funny Car's driving force

February 21st, 2014 6:00 pm by JOHN MARSHALL, AP Sports Writer

"People joke about my age and senior discounts at Marie Callender and all that, but I put on this firesuit and I'm 24 years old again - Superman," said 64-year-old Funny Car legend John Force.

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Muddy Creek Raceway to come to life March 1

Muddy Creek Raceway to come to life March 1

February 21st, 2014 2:20 pm by Staff Report

March will roar in like a lion at Muddy Creek Raceway. The first event of the 2014 THOR United States Mega Series campaign will take place March 1-2.

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Denny Hamlin continues Daytona dominance at Budweiser Duels

Denny Hamlin continues Daytona dominance at Budweiser Duels

February 21st, 2014 6:32 am by By George Diaz, Orlando Sentinel (MCT)

Denny Hamlin won a wild Budweiser Duel at Daytona International Speedway Thursday night, not long after teammate Matt Kenseth won the first sprint race that sets the starting grid for the Daytona 500.

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Fox making tweaks to revamped NASCAR scoreboard

Fox making tweaks to revamped NASCAR scoreboard

February 19th, 2014 2:24 pm by Associated Press

Fox Sports' attempt to modernize the scoring crawl is going back in for repairs. The network ditched the usual rolling leaderboard at the top of the screen for a rectangular box on the right side of the TV screen.

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Kurt Busch has championship hopes in move to SHR

Kurt Busch has championship hopes in move to SHR

February 19th, 2014 6:59 am by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Busch was covertly courted by co-owner Gene Haas, the often overlooked "H'' in SHR, to round out a dream team of drivers that already included Stewart, a three-time Cup champion, and one of NASCAR's most popular stars in Danica Patrick.

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Kingsport native believes he has truck, crew chief, desire to win again at Daytona

Kingsport native believes he has truck, crew chief, desire to win again at Daytona

February 16th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

John King believes he has the components needed to repeat his 2012 winning performance at Daytona International Speedway, including experience, a top-notch crew chief, a fast truck and a burning desire to win.

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