Kingsport Times News Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Wise's fans look to unseat Earnhardt

Wise's fans look to unseat Earnhardt

July 5th, 2014 7:00 pm by Associated Press

Fans of Josh Wise now have Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s 11-year reign as NASCAR's most popular driver directly in their sights. Voting opened Saturday for the award, which is sponsored by Sprint and the National Motorsports Press Association.

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Gilliland survives 'uncontrolled chaos' to earn Daytona pole

Gilliland survives 'uncontrolled chaos' to earn Daytona pole

July 4th, 2014 10:28 pm by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

David Gilliland might have summed up Daytona qualifying best."It's uncontrolled chaos out there," Gilliland said Friday after landing the pole in a rain-shortened and somewhat hairy session that set the field for the Coke Zero 400 on Saturday night at Day

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Kingsport Speedway, Lonesome Pine Raceway gear up for Independence Clash

Kingsport Speedway, Lonesome Pine Raceway gear up for Independence Clash

July 3rd, 2014 9:16 pm by Dave Ongie

Both venues will hold a 125-lap Late Model Stock Car race with $2,000 going to the winner of each event. The Clash will begin Friday night at Kingsport Speedway and then head to Lonesome Pine Raceway on Saturday.

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Rain washes out much of practice at Daytona

Rain washes out much of practice at Daytona

July 3rd, 2014 8:12 pm by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

Inclement weather washed out much of Sprint Cup practice Thursday at Daytona International Speedway. Bad weather is fairly typical for the July race at Daytona, and teams seemed prepared for it.

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Win stokes Brad Keselowski's fire for another Sprint Cup title

Win stokes Brad Keselowski's fire for another Sprint Cup title

July 1st, 2014 1:31 pm by By Jim Utter, The Charlotte Observer (MCT)

Keselowski dominated Saturday night's Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway from the start, leading a race-high 199 of 267 laps on his way to his second series win of the season.

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Keselowski wins for second time at Kentucky Speedway

Keselowski wins for second time at Kentucky Speedway

June 29th, 2014 12:30 am by GARY B. GRAVES, AP Sports Writer

SPARTA, Ky. — Brad Keselowski showed early and often that his No. 2 Ford was the best car at Kentucky Speedway, dominating the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Saturday night to become the track's first repeat winner.

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Roczen wins at Muddy Creek

Roczen wins at Muddy Creek

June 28th, 2014 6:43 pm by Associated Press

Ken Roczen won the Red Bull Tennessee National on Saturday at Muddy Creek for his third Lucas Oil Pro Motocross victory in the first five events of the season. The German Red Bull KTM rider finished second in the first 450 Class moto and won the second.

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Rules changes designed to level playing field at Kingsport, LPR

Rules changes designed to level playing field at Kingsport, LPR

June 28th, 2014 11:00 am by Dave Ongie

The haves and the have-nots in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model division at Kingsport Speedway have been easy to identify so far this season, and that dilemma led track officials to tinker with the rules once again this week.

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Photo Gallery: Kingsport Speedway, the Roots of Racing.

June 27th, 2014 9:23 pm by Ned Jilton

Kingsport Speedway is one of the local short-tracks where many drivers get their start and some build careers. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Keselowski tops Cup qualifying on record-breaking day at Kentucky

Keselowski tops Cup qualifying on record-breaking day at Kentucky

June 27th, 2014 8:13 pm by Associated Press

Brad Keselowski posted a track-record speed of 188.791 mph in a Ford to win the pole for Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway.

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