Kingsport Times News Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Gordon wins pole for his final Daytona 500

Gordon wins pole for his final Daytona 500

February 15th, 2015 3:25 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Jeff Gordon, entering his final year as a full-time Sprint Cup driver, won the pole Sunday for the season-opening Daytona 500.

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Wambach to be honorary starter for Daytona 500

Wambach to be honorary starter for Daytona 500

February 15th, 2015 1:02 pm by Associated Press

Soccer star Abby Wambach will serve as an honorary starter for next Sunday's Daytona 500, joining a list of celebrities lined up for The Great American Race.

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Matt Kenseth wins Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

Matt Kenseth wins Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

February 15th, 2015 12:36 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Matt Kenseth's latest victory came in an exhibition race and with only 12 cars running at the end. The circumstances didn't matter to Kenseth.

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Puppies, rings, mullets highlight Daytona 500 media day

Puppies, rings, mullets highlight Daytona 500 media day

February 13th, 2015 9:25 am by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

Daytona 500 media day included lots of talk - about puppy love, wedding rings and a growing mullet - and conversations about four-time champion Jeff Gordon and possibly his final ride in NASCAR'S most prestigious race.

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NASCAR PREVIEW: All eyes on Jeff Gordon finale in No. 24

NASCAR PREVIEW: All eyes on Jeff Gordon finale in No. 24

February 12th, 2015 10:31 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Through driver changes, network shuffles, a new championship format and NASCAR's push to reinvent itself, the one constant for more than two decades has been Jeff Gordon behind the wheel every week of the iconic No. 24.

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Actor Vince Vaughn named grand marshal for Daytona 500

Actor Vince Vaughn named grand marshal for Daytona 500

February 10th, 2015 4:02 pm by Associated Press

Actor Vince Vaughn, who starred in the movies "Wedding Crashers," ''Old School" and "Swingers," will serve as grand marshal for the upcoming Daytona 500.

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NASCAR elevates Helton to vice chairman

NASCAR elevates Helton to vice chairman

February 9th, 2015 5:25 pm by Associated Press

NASCAR has elevated Mike Helton from president to vice chairman, and added Chief Operating Officer Brent Dewar to its board of directors.

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Hagan wins season-opening NHRA Winternationals

Hagan wins season-opening NHRA Winternationals

February 8th, 2015 9:50 pm by Associated Press

Defending Funny Car champion Matt Hagan opened the season with a victory Sunday in the NHRA Winternationals at historic Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

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Brad Keselowski expecting 1st child this NASCAR season

Brad Keselowski expecting 1st child this NASCAR season

February 5th, 2015 9:44 am by Associated Press

Brad Keselowski announced Wednesday on his blog that he and girlfriend Paige White are expecting a daughter. He did not announce a due date, and requested privacy for his unborn child.

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Austin Dillon looks to join 'chaos' in Year 2 in No. 3 car

Austin Dillon looks to join 'chaos' in Year 2 in No. 3 car

February 4th, 2015 9:33 am by STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer

While driving Dale Earnhardt's legendary black No. 3 Chevrolet last season was the experience of a lifetime for Austin Dillon, "nothing crazy happened" in his rookie season.

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