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Brad Keselowski is pretty angry with NASCAR these days. After another top-10 finish in Texas, the defending Sprint Cup champion says what he's seen lately has him questioning everything he believes in. He's not happy about it. Before...
Eyewitness SportsLast weekend Kansas native Clint Bowyer came so close to adding a really nice clock to his trophy collection. He would have to second with a pretty beat up race car at Martinsville. "Disappointed for sure," said Bowyer. "We had a fast car all weekend...
WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterBefore NASCAR invaded the small track this weekend, all eyes were on what's quickly become a barbeque favorite. "(The) pulled pork. (The) Brisket sandwiches, the brisket melts in your mouth. Fantastic," says Diane Cardwell, a customer from Craig...
Tags: NASCAR, Beef Brisket
Excluding Rick Pitino, Jimmie Johnson just may be the King of the World right now. He won his eighth race at Martinsville last Sunday, holding off Clint Bowyer and Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon. He leads defending champion Brad...
Tags: Firearms, Politics, Penske Racing, Auto Racing, Elections
WDBJ7 ReporterGetting behind the wheel is a learning experience for all drivers but as we age the drive can become challenging. Friday older drivers in Martinsville took a refresher course on the rules of the road. Instructors say watch out for the blind spots...
WDBJ7 ReporterA city councilwoman says a quilt made by a group of students should not be allowed to hang in the Martinsville City administration building. She says the quilt is offensive to African Americans. But the students who made it say it showcases what...
Tags: Politics, NAACP, Government, Education, Teaching and Learning
Brandon Gdovic will get a vacation day Thursday. Well, not really, because he’ll be driving in the K&N Pro Series East’s Blue Ox 100 at Richmond International Raceway. But race days feel almost like a vacation for Gdovic, a 21-year-old York...
AP Sports WriterJimmie Johnson pulled away on a restart with eight laps to go and won the NASCAR Spring Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday. It was his eighth career victory on the shortest track the series races. Only Richard Petty with 15, and Darrell...
Tags: Clint Bowyer, NASCAR, Richard Petty, Kyle Busch, Auto Racing
ReporterHenry Co. Tickets were selling fast at the STP Gas Booster 500. It was a packed house at the Martinsville Speedway. Racing fans stood in the ticket line; even after the drivers names were announced. They say they were ready for the excitement....
Tags: Services and Shopping, Auto Racing
WDBJ7 ReporterHis friends call him Dink. "I'm a pack rat. Known to be," said Dink Gardner. He's got a story or two. "I love to tell people I was in a motorized vehicle, driving it and had Mr. Earnhardt saying, 'slow this thing down,'" Gardner said. Most of the time...
Tags: Lifestyle and Leisure, NASCAR, Auto Racing, Hobbies
Eyewitness SportsIt was 49 years ago that NASCAR denied Wendell Scott what he earned the first time. If you are not familiar with the legacy of Scott, he was the first African American driver (and to date the only) to win a NASCAR race. it was 1964. The south was...
Tags: Stock Car Racing, NASCAR, Auto Racing
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