Kingsport Times News Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Stewart says crash was '100 percent' accident

Stewart says crash was '100 percent' accident

September 26th, 2014 9:34 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

He didn't care about racing. He didn't want to talk to anyone, let alone face his family, friends or other drivers. Stewart's grief over the death of Kevin Ward Jr. was overwhelming, and he couldn't find his way out of the fog.

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Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

September 24th, 2014 3:04 pm by JENNA FRYER and CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

A grand jury has decided against charging NASCAR star Tony Stewart in the August death of another driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.

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NASCAR sets testing ban that includes Daytona 500

NASCAR sets testing ban that includes Daytona 500

September 23rd, 2014 6:30 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NASCAR announced a new rules package Tuesday that will ban all private testing in 2015, including the annual Daytona 500 test, and levy the stiffest penalty possible on any team caught conducting its own sessions.

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Church Hill native named NASCAR Director of Weekly Racing

Church Hill native named NASCAR Director of Weekly Racing

September 23rd, 2014 11:51 am by Tom Bryant, NASCAR.com

With a resume featuring more than 40 years in motorsports, Kenny Hunley is well acquainted with NASCAR's short-track racing program. This week, he was named the new NASCAR Director of Weekly Racing.

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VanDyke races to Kingsport Speedway, Tennessee state titles

VanDyke races to Kingsport Speedway, Tennessee state titles

September 22nd, 2014 11:00 am by Staff Report

Kres VanDyke started and ended the season with a Late Model Stock car win at Kingsport Speedway. The latter victory brought him more than a winner's trophy.

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Finchum takes Late Model title at LPR

Finchum takes Late Model title at LPR

September 22nd, 2014 1:22 am by Staff Report

Chad Finchum made the most of the return of NASCAR racing to Lonesome Pine Raceway. The Knoxville driver wrapped up the Late Model Stock track championship on Saturday night with a pair of top-five twin finishes in the season finale.

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Logano wins at New Hampshire in second Chase race

Logano wins at New Hampshire in second Chase race

September 21st, 2014 6:44 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Joey Logano pulled away on the restart to win a green-white-checkered finish Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and advance to the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

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'DWTS' contestant Waltrip balances racing with dancing

'DWTS' contestant Waltrip balances racing with dancing

September 21st, 2014 3:49 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

For NASCAR's Michael Waltrip, "Dancing With The Stars" has been a whirlwind experience and he hopes to still be kicking it on the show by the time he races again next month at Talladega.

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Custer, 16, youngest winner in national NASCAR series

Custer, 16, youngest winner in national NASCAR series

September 20th, 2014 3:46 pm by Associated Press

Sixteen-year-old Cole Custer became the youngest driver ever to win a NASCAR national series race when he took the checkered flag Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in just his seventh truck series start.

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Keselowski wins Sprint Cup pole at New Hampshire

Keselowski wins Sprint Cup pole at New Hampshire

September 19th, 2014 11:29 pm by Associated Press

Keselowski is coming off consecutive victories at Richmond and the Chase for the Sprint Cup opener last week at Chicagoland. He swept the Cup and Nationwide races at New Hampshire in July.

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