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PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Tissot leads flag-to-flag at Kingsport Speedway earn first win of 2014

PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Tissot leads flag-to-flag at Kingsport Speedway earn first win of 2014 - VIDEO

May 24th, 2014 11:40 am by Jeff Bobo

The final top-five finishers were established fairly early in the race. The only question was whether lapped cars would have an affect on the running order.

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Drivers not panicking near NASCAR's halfway point

Drivers not panicking near NASCAR's halfway point

May 23rd, 2014 12:05 pm by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

Nine drivers have won the first 11 races, with Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano the two-time winners. And each new winner has gleefully talked of locking up a spot to race for a title.

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Active military, retired veterans receive free admission tonight at Kingsport Speedway

Active military, retired veterans receive free admission tonight at Kingsport Speedway

May 23rd, 2014 7:15 am by Staff Report

As part of NASCAR Salutes, Kingsport Speedway is honoring all active military and retired veterans with free admission to Friday night's races.

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Johnson wins first pole of the year at Charlotte

Johnson wins first pole of the year at Charlotte

May 22nd, 2014 10:52 pm by STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer

Jimmie Johnson is hoping he's on the verge of turning around a disappointing season. The six-time Sprint Cup champion won the pole Thursday night for the Coca-Cola 600.

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Bill Elliott leads NASCAR's 2015 Hall of Fame inductee class

Bill Elliott leads NASCAR's 2015 Hall of Fame inductee class

May 22nd, 2014 6:38 am by By Jim Utter, The Charlotte Observer (MCT)

For the first time in its short history, the NASCAR Hall of Fame will induct a five-member class composed entirely of drivers.

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Kurt Busch crashes during Indy 500 practice

Kurt Busch crashes during Indy 500 practice

May 19th, 2014 9:45 pm by Associated Press

Kurt Busch wrecked during Monday's practice at Indianapolis, putting him in a backup car for the open-wheel portion of his historic double this weekend.

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Hedgecock holds on for LM win at The Gap

Hedgecock holds on for LM win at The Gap

May 19th, 2014 5:00 am by Staff Report

Polesitter Cory Hedgecock was one of only two drivers to qualify in the 12-second range for Saturday's 40-lap $2,000 Steel Head Late Model feature at Volunteer Speedway, and that track position proved to be crucial to his victory.

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Finchum sweeps twin Late Model races at LPR

Finchum sweeps twin Late Model races at LPR

May 18th, 2014 7:02 pm by Staff Report

Chad Finchum made a twin killing Saturday night at Lonesome Pine Raceway. Running against the largest field of Late Model Stock Cars in years at LPR, the Knoxville driver dominated both 50-lap twin races, adding two more victories to his haul.

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Carpenter wins second straight Indy 500 pole

Carpenter wins second straight Indy 500 pole

May 18th, 2014 5:45 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Local driver Ed Carpenter has made himself at home on the Indianapolis 500 pole. Carpenter bumped James Hinchcliffe from the top spot, posting a four-lap average of 231.067 mph to win the 500 pole for the second straight year.

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McMurray pulls off surprise win in All-Star race

McMurray pulls off surprise win in All-Star race

May 18th, 2014 12:02 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

CONCORD, N.C. — Jamie McMurray, a 40-1 long shot, had a $1 million payday Saturday night with an upset victory in the Sprint All-Star Race.

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