Kingsport Times News Friday, December 19, 2014
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Schumacher stable, still in induced coma

Schumacher stable, still in induced coma

January 17th, 2014 3:29 pm by Associated Press

Michael Schumacher remains in stable condition following a skiing accident that left the Formula One great with severe head injuries and in a coma since Dec. 29, his manager said on Friday.

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Kingsport Speedway meet and greet is Saturday

Kingsport Speedway meet and greet is Saturday

January 17th, 2014 2:10 pm by Staff Report

The new management at Kingsport Speedway is holding a meet and greet Saturday at noon at the racetrack. Drivers, crew members and fans are invited to meet the new management and discuss the upcoming racing season.

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Petty signs 3-year extension with Smithfield Food

Petty signs 3-year extension with Smithfield Food

January 15th, 2014 12:50 pm by Associated Press

Richard Petty Motorsports has reached a three-year contract extension with Smithfield Foods Inc. as primary sponsor for Aric Almirola for 29 races through the 2016 season.

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LPR will be in action in 2014

LPR will be in action in 2014

January 13th, 2014 8:24 pm by Staff Report

Despite rumors to the contrary, Lonesome Pine Raceway will be in action in 2014, LPR spokesperson Chase Brashears announced Monday.

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Swan Racing adds investor to two-car team

Swan Racing adds investor to two-car team

January 13th, 2014 2:33 pm by Associated Press

Swan Racing, which will field two full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup entries in the upcoming season, has added a new investor to its race team: Iowa businessman Anthony Marlowe.

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NASCAR Whelen All-American Series returning to Kingsport Speedway

NASCAR Whelen All-American Series returning to Kingsport Speedway

January 11th, 2014 6:41 pm by Staff Report

The NASCAR Whelen All-American Series will return to Kingsport Speedway in 2014. “NASCAR sanctioning brings great opportunities to our racers,” Karen Tunnell said. “We are proud to continue under the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series banner.”

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Earnhardt losing crew chief to broadcast booth after this season

Earnhardt losing crew chief to broadcast booth after this season

January 10th, 2014 4:02 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is admittedly scared by the daunting task of replacing crew chief Steve Letarte, who was formally introduced Friday as a member of NBC Sports Group's broadcast booth for its NASCAR coverage beginning in 2015.

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Stewart vows to do job 100 percent upon return

Stewart vows to do job 100 percent upon return

January 10th, 2014 7:24 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

The three-time NASCAR champion has only been in a race car once, for a seat fitting, since breaking his right leg Aug. 5 in a sprint car accident.

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Mayfield convicted on drug, stolen goods charges

Mayfield convicted on drug, stolen goods charges

January 7th, 2014 3:35 pm by Associated Press

Former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield was convicted on charges of possession of stolen goods and drug paraphernalia Monday in Catawba County Court.

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Kingsport Speedway under new management

Kingsport Speedway under new management

January 6th, 2014 8:12 pm by Staff Report

Former NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Robert Pressley has moved on from his role as track promoter following a successful three-year stint.

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