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Busch extends phenomenal streak with Brickyard win

INDIANAPOLIS — “This is awesome!” Kyle Busch screamed as he crossed the finish line at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and continued a run that has grown from extraordinary to downright other-worldly.

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Friday 07/24/2015
Busch looks to stay hot heading into the Brickyard
Posted: July 24, 2015

Winner of the past two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races and three of the last four events, Kyle Busch will attempt to become the first driver since Jimmie Johnson in 2007 to take the checkered flag in three consecutive races when he gets behind the ...

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Wednesday 07/22/2015
Busch continues march toward Chase with New Hampshire win
Posted: July 22, 2015

LOUDON, N.H.  — The odds in Kyle Busch’s favor made another dramatic surge on Sunday afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

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Friday 07/17/2015
Laws, Ward, Campbell triumph at Wilkesboro Dragway
Posted: July 17, 2015

Mike Laws and his dragster paid a visit to North Carolina’s oldest dragstrip, Wilkesboro Dragway, and it paid off. Laws took the win in the Top ET division. Laws met up with and defeated Auther Whitley in the final round.

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Monday 07/13/2015
Busch masters new aero package in win at Kentucky
Posted: July 13, 2015

SPARTA, Ky.  — Adapting adroitly to a new competition package for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars, Kyle Busch sped to victory in Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, taking a giant step toward the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup w...

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Friday 07/10/2015
Hodges finally reaches winners circle at dragway
Posted: July 10, 2015

After a fourteen year hiatus from racing, Junior Hodges has been a threat to win the Top ET division every week, but has been coming up a little short. That is until Saturday night.

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New Kentucky-specific rules package debuts this weekend
Posted: July 10, 2015

A new aerodynamic rules package designed to lower downforce will be implemented by NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams at Kentucky this weekend.

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Monday 07/06/2015
Earnhardt Jr. prevails at delay-ridden Daytona
Posted: July 06, 2015

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. endured a weekend of rain, a three-hour-plus pre-race delay, and nine caution flags to win the Coke-Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway early Monday morning.

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Friday 07/03/2015
Busch lands in Chase contention as series returns to Daytona
Posted: July 03, 2015

A mere four months have passed since Kyle Busch broke his leg and foot in a NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Daytona International Speedway.

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Countdown to Kickoff

The high school football season is nearly here and we want this BRAND NEW PAGE to be your destination for all the football news and updates you need. All four teams from Wilkes County are set to open their respective seasons up on August 21. East Wilkes will host South Stokes, North Wilkes is hosting West Caldwell, West Wilkes is hosting Mitchell and Wilkes Central is opening its season on the road at North Iredell.