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  1. Young racer Fetcho maintains fast paceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 12 | Lebanon Democrat

    The Wilson Central sophomore turned 15, got his driver's permit, bought his first car, worked at his dad's auto body shop and raced in three divisions at two racetracks. And he's not done yet.


  2. Bill Elliott inducted into NMPA Hall of FameRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 8 | Auto Racing Daily

    Retired NASCAR driver Bill Elliott, the 1988 Winston Cup champion, was inducted into the National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame in Darlington, S.C., on Friday after a nearly unanimous decision among NMPA membership. Elliott's name was on 98 percent of the ballots cast.


  3. #MayoralChatter: The Race Gets Uglier StillRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    David Fox wouldn't take any questions about his new ad on African-American radio stations questioning Megan Barry's faith and her husband's writing Monday. While the mayoral hopeful stood on the sidewalk on Second Avenue surrounded by reporters, his spokesman spoke over their questions, saying they couldn't ask Fox about anything unless it had to do with his endorsement that morning by NASCAR drivers Darrell Waltrip and Sterling Marlin.


  4. Ranking the throwback paint schemes for the Southern 500Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | Sporting News

    NASCAR is getting back to its roots next weekend by bringing its Labor Day race to Darlington for the first time since 2003. Fittingly, its drivers and teams decided to roll out throwback paint schemes for the Southern 500.


  5. Snap Fitness and Hillman Racing Unveil Darlington Throwback Paint SchemeRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2015 | Business Wire

    Marlin's paint scheme ran for the first time in the 2001 Protection One 400, which took place a few weeks after the September 11 terrorist attacks. Chief Marketing Officer Steele Smiley called the design moving and timely for the upcoming Sept.


  6. Grill grabs Saturday Of Speed PLM victory at MontgomeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Augie Grill made his third trip to Montgomery Motor Speedway's victory lane in Saturday night's Pro Late Model feature. Saturday night was no different, as the Hayden, Ala.


  7. Nemechek wins Masters Of The Pros 144 at Lebanon I-44Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    John Hunter Nemechek added a Mercy Masters of the Pros Green Jacket to his trophy room after his victory in the 3rd Annual Mercy Masters of the Pros 144 Saturday for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour at Lebanon I-44 Speedway in Lebanon, Mo. The win not only gave the second generation racer a signature green jacket, similar to the one that is given to the champion of golf's Masters event, put also an $8,000 payday.


  8. Who are the all-time NASCAR greats with the plates?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    Since restrictor plates were introduced in 1988, some racers have been better than others at navigating through the heavy traffic that resulted with equalized speeds. The age of restrictor-plate racing was born in 1988 after a rash of scary crashes encouraged NASCAR to slow the cars to a more reasonable speed at its two biggest tracks: Daytona and Talladega.


  9. The American flag: Notable moments in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Newsday

    The American flag plays an important role in U.S. culture, evoking feelings of deep reverence and pride across the country. The flag has made an appearance at many notable moments throughout history, and has been used as a tool to provoke intense feelings of patriotism.


  10. Austin Dillon gets new crew chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    Richard "Slugger" Labbe will guide the No. 3 team, starting at Sonoma in the June 28 Toyota-Save Mart 350 .


  11. Willie Allen claims third Nashville Pro Late Model victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Willie Allen has claimed victory lane at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville as home territory, as he scored his third Big Machine Records Pro Late Model Challenge Series win in a row and his 20th premier division win at the Nashville, Tenn. raceway.


  12. Teen Fetcho speeds, but only on racetrackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Lebanon Democrat

    It's all perfectly legal -- Dylan does his speeding on racetracks. He started racing go-karts at four, and this season he is competing in the Legends Series at Highland Rim Speedway and Nashville's Fairgrounds Speedway.


  13. Allen holds off Marlin to score Nashville PLM openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville in Nashville, Tenn. kicked off their 58th season of racing Saturday night, as Willie Allen out dueled two time Daytona 500 winner Sterling Marlin to score the win in the Big Machine Records Pro Late Model Challenge Series.


  14. Logano Wins Daytona 500Read the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | WRUF-AM Gainesville

    The newly married man led just 31 laps on the day, but found the lead in a wild last two laps and was able to coast across the finish line due to a green-white-yellow-checkered finish. "There was a lot of anxiety and a lot of nerves before the race," Logano said.


  15. Confident Earnhardt not playing it safe in DuelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Sporting News

    He qualified in the top 10 for the Daytona 500, but his car failed post-qualifying inspection and he has to start at the rear of the field Thursday night in the Budweiser Duel qualifying races. He has a car he believes can win the Daytona 500 for the second consecutive year, so what does he do on Thursday? Does he charge to the front and race hard to try to get a good starting spot for the 500? "I think the goal is to win the race," he said.


  16. Dale Jr.: I have the fastest 500 carRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    Vote: Ultimate Daytona Challenge Dale Earnhardt Jr. may start at the back of the first Duel on Thursday , but don't expect him to stay there too long, according to the driver himself and his spotter, T.J. Majors. "I don't know that anybody here has got a car as quick as ours from what I saw ," Earnhardt said on his "Dale Jr. Download" podcast on Dirty Mo Radio.


  17. 'Big game hunter' McMurray looks for more major victoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 |

    On his wrist was the Rolex he'd won two weeks earlier in the prestigious 24-hour sports car race. McMurray, with just seven career Sprint Cup wins, certainly knows how to pick the right time to win.


  18. Questions? Who has time for questions?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Pocono Record

    I've had people ask me, how do you know what to ask people in an interview? Huh? You know how to ask a question, right? Can questions get confusing? It's never good when the person being interviewed says, “What do you mean?” Teachers know, they've seen that look on a student's face that says, “Is he speaking English?” They say there is no dumb question, but I would question that on principle alone … wouldn't you? I've told some reporters over time that the question isn't as important as the response, as I've gotten my best quotes after asking, “How did you play tonight?” Not much of a question, is it? But when a winning coach excitedly rambles on for 90 seconds or so, sometimes I think, maybe that's not such a dumb question? I learned later in life that there are rhetorical questions – I'm sorry, there are questions that don't ... (more)