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  1. Jeff Gordon: The drive for fiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | NASCAR Winston Cup Scene

    In just his third full season in the series, back-to-back victories at Daytona and New Hampshire in July enabled Gordon to catch and pass Sterling Marlin and take the points lead, which he held for the remainder of the season a Led by as much as 309 points during season's second half, under the old points system a Finished 32nd in season-ending race at Atlanta Motor Speedway to clinch the title, edging Dale Earnhardt by 34 points a A year after scoring his first two NASCAR premier series wins, Gordon led the series with seven victories a also had 17 top-five and 23 top-10 finishes, as well as career-best eight poles.


  2. 48th Annual Snowball Derby in Pensacola, Florida, Shaping Up to be One of the Largest in HistoryRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 17 | PRWeb

    Visit Pensacola and Five Flags Speedway welcome big names in NASCAR and more than 10,000 racing fans to the Snowball Derby Super Late Model race in December They come from small towns, big cities and different countries with the dream of winning the nation's most prestigious short track race and celebrating victory by kissing the coveted Tom Dawson trophy. Dozens of drivers are preparing for the 48th Annual Snowball Derby, but only 36 will make the cut and compete in the 300-lap race.


  3. Local driver sweeps Rookie of Year honorsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 11 | Lebanon Democrat

    Dylan, pulling double-duty at Nashville's Fairgrounds Speedway and Highland Rim Speedway this season, won Rookie of the Year at both tracks. Dylan claimed top rookie honors in Fairgrounds Speedway's Legends Series, and also captured the Rookie of the Year award in Highland Rim Speedway's premier Late Model Division.


  4. McKinney: Quick HitterRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2015 | Thomasville Times

    On Oct. 13, 2002, Jamie McMurray struck a blow for substitutes everywhere. McMurray, filling in for the injured Sterling Marlin, held off Bobby Labonte to win in just his second career big-league start.


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

    Sep 12, 2015 | 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.


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

    Sep 8, 2015 | 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.


  7. #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.


  8. 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.


  9. 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.


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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.


  13. 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.


  14. 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 .


  15. 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.


  16. 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.


  17. 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.