Kingsport Times News Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Dillon puts No. 3 on pole for Daytona 500

Dillon puts No. 3 on pole for Daytona 500

February 16th, 2014 3:51 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Austin Dillon won the pole for the season-opening Daytona 500, putting the famed No. 3 Chevrolet back out front in the Sprint Cup Series for the firs time since Dale Earnhardt's fatal accident in 2001.

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Chevy still assessing cause of pace car fire

Chevy still assessing cause of pace car fire

February 16th, 2014 1:30 pm by Associated Press

Chevrolet said Sunday it is still assessing the cause of a fire in the trunk of the pace car at Daytona international Speedway.

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'Captain America' actor grand marshal for Daytona 500

'Captain America' actor grand marshal for Daytona 500

February 16th, 2014 1:18 pm by Associated Press

Actor Chris Evans will serve as grand marshal and give the command to "start your engines" for the Feb. 23 Daytona 500.

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Hamlin wins Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

Hamlin wins Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

February 15th, 2014 11:03 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Denny Hamlin won a race of attrition Saturday night, beating just seven other cars to the finish of the exhibition Sprint Unlimited.

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Pressley to run Hayden Woods Racing in 2014

Pressley to run Hayden Woods Racing in 2014

February 14th, 2014 7:26 pm by Staff Report

Robert Pressley, a former NASCAR star and promoter of Kingsport Speedway, will head up Hayden Woods' Late Model race team in 2014.

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Stewart, undaunted by layoff, returns to racing

Stewart, undaunted by layoff, returns to racing

February 14th, 2014 1:32 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Tony Stewart is 20 pounds lighter and has a titanium rod in his surgically repaired right leg. But when the green flag drops Saturday night at Daytona for his first race since the accident, he believes it will be the same old "Smoke" behind the wheel.

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LPR rejoins NASCAR Whelen All-American Series

LPR rejoins NASCAR Whelen All-American Series

February 12th, 2014 5:16 pm by Staff Report

Lonesome Pine Raceway will regain to NASCAR sanction this season for the first time since 2004 when it rejoins the Whelen All-American Series, creating a two-track, two-state circuit for area drivers and fans.

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Richard Petty doubts Danica Patrick’s ability to win

Richard Petty doubts Danica Patrick’s ability to win

February 11th, 2014 12:04 am by Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Richard Petty says Danica Patrick can only win a Sprint Cup Series race “if everybody else stayed home.”

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Force smashes record with NHRA season-opening win

Force smashes record with NHRA season-opening win

February 10th, 2014 12:00 am by Associated Press

Funny Car legend John Force, 64, won the season-opening NHRA Winternationals on Sunday with a record-setting run.

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Food City and BMS sweeten the deal for ticket holders

Food City and BMS sweeten the deal for ticket holders

February 7th, 2014 7:20 am by Nick Shepherd

Food City will be launching a plus one program, which will allow season ticket holders at BMS to get one free ticket to bring a friend along.

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