Kingsport Times News Friday, April 18, 2014
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Logano breaks qualifying record, but Kyle Busch wins Martinsville pole

Logano breaks qualifying record, but Kyle Busch wins Martinsville pole

March 28th, 2014 7:42 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

For the first time in 19 career starts, Kyle Busch earned the pole position for Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway, NASCAR's smallest, tightest track.

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Fontaine and JPF Motorsports ready to make NASCAR Whelen All-American Series debut at Kingsport Speedway

Fontaine and JPF Motorsports ready to make NASCAR Whelen All-American Series debut at Kingsport Speedway

March 26th, 2014 11:37 pm by Robert Walden, JPF Motorsports

To say that Justin Fontaine is excited about making his NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing debut this weekend at Kingsport Speedway would be an understatement.

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ATV Motocross championship coming to Muddy Creek Raceway

ATV Motocross championship coming to Muddy Creek Raceway

March 26th, 2014 6:44 pm by Contributed by Brandon Short

On Saturday, April 5th, and Sunday, April 6th, Muddy Creek Raceway, located in Blountville, will host the second round of the 2014 season.

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Hamlin OK to drive after piece of metal removed from eye

Hamlin OK to drive after piece of metal removed from eye

March 26th, 2014 4:32 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

A small piece of metal in his eye, and not a sinus infection, caused Denny Hamlin to miss last week's race at California.

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Franchitti to drive pace car for Indy 500

Franchitti to drive pace car for Indy 500

March 25th, 2014 10:35 pm by Associated Press

Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti, forced to retire in November because of injuries suffered in an IndyCar crash, will drive the pace car in the 98th running of the Indy 500 in May.

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Lynda Petty, wife of The King, dies at 72

Lynda Petty, wife of The King, dies at 72

March 25th, 2014 6:19 pm by Staff Report

Lynda Petty, the wife of NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty, died Tuesday after a battle with cancer. She was 72.

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In the Rearview: Fontana

In the Rearview: Fontana

March 24th, 2014 2:01 pm by Dave Ongie

When it comes to sports entertainment, NASCAR is at the top of the heap. I'm not insinuating that races are fixed like pro wrestling matches, but as NASCAR CEO Brian France said: "Sometimes you have to evolve things."

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Kyle Busch wins in wild finish at Fontana

Kyle Busch wins in wild finish at Fontana

March 23rd, 2014 7:40 pm by GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer

FONTANA, Calif. — Kyle Busch won at Fontana for the second straight year Sunday, holding off Kyle Larson, Tony Stewart and his older brother Kurt on a frantic two-lap sprint to the finish.

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Hamlin scratched at Fontana with sinus infection

Hamlin scratched at Fontana with sinus infection

March 23rd, 2014 3:26 pm by GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer

Denny Hamlin will miss Sunday's NASCAR race at Fontana because of a sinus infection. Hamlin was ruled out of his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota about 30 minutes before the start at the track where he crashed on the final lap of last year's race.

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Larson, 21, drives to first Nationwide Series win

Larson, 21, drives to first Nationwide Series win

March 22nd, 2014 9:50 pm by GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer

Kyle Larson won his first Nationwide Series race Saturday, holding off Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch in a thrilling finish at Fontana. The 21-year-old Larson became the first California native to win a Nationwide race at the 2-mile oval.

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