10:30 AM Apr 7, 2015
Lebanon's Kelli Lawson, whose dad Roger Cunningham is co-owner of Highland Rim Speedway, is a racing fan who could talk about the sport night and day. And virtually does. In addition to her weekly track announcing duties, Kelli is part of a new radio show that recently debuted, partnering with talk-show veteran Larry Weakley. The show is broadcast live from the Tilted Kilt sports pub in Hendersonville Tuesday nights from 7-8. It is carried on 1010 WHIN AM, and also on the station's website, increasing its a
"We discuss any and every topic related to Highland Rim racing," Kelli says.
3:30 PM Apr 3, 2015
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he is competing in the ARCA Series, which makes an April 11 stop at his home track of Fairgrounds Speedway
11:30 AM Mar 27, 2015
Mt. Juliet native John Earheart, left, and team owner Mark Noble of Lebanon, hope for another championship run this season at Fairgrounds Speedway.
Last season Earheart and Noble won four of eight races on their way to the division championship
12:30 PM Feb 28, 2015
"Frankly, I'm not sure we'll ever see racing there again," Terrell Davis
8:30 AM Feb 11, 2015
Submitted to The Democrat Chase Johnson of Mt. Juliet is getting ready for another racing season. At age 8, the Mt. Juliet Christian third-grader already has won a quarter-midget championship.
Chase won 11 races, sat on 12 poles and set a track qualifying record on his way to the Junior Honda Series title
9:30 AM Jan 29, 2015
Larry Woody • The Lebanon Democrat The completion of the sale of Nashville Superspeedway drags on, raising questions concerning the track's future.
Hamilton back on track
9:30 AM Jan 16, 2015
Lebanon racer Jeff Young, right, is ready for a new season, along with his sons Randall, left, and Preston, who is the defending Legends Series champion at Fairgrouns Speedway.
The races he lost were to his son Preston, who captured the Legends Series championship at Fairgrounds Speedway
12:30 PM Dec 26, 2014
(George Page • Lebanon Democrat/File) Carl Edwards performs his trademark backflip out of his racecar after winning the final race at Nashville Superspeedway in 2011.
The deadline for finalizing the purchase of Nashville Superspeedway has been extended once again, with the deal now scheduled to be completed by Jan. 26.
12:30 PM Dec 9, 2014
Mt. Juliet resident Roger Cunningham, assisted by daughter Kelli Lawson, appeared at a "Racing for Roger" day at Highland Rim Speedway, where the track co-owner almost lost his life in an August accident.
"I don't remember anything except the machine suddenly starting to topple over, and falling toward the ground," Cunningham says.
1:30 PM Nov 5, 2014
Chase Johnson, a 3rd-grader at Mt. Juliet Christian Academy, collected 11 checkered flags this season in Quarter Midget racing.
At the ripe old age of 8, Chase Johnson recently notched his first racing championship
1:30 PM Oct 15, 2014
"It's hard to see how anything could go wrong, but in racing you never know," says Preston Young
12:30 PM Oct 8, 2014
The veteran Mt. Juliet racer was caught up in another driver's crash that wiped out his car.
10:30 AM Sep 20, 2014
Josh Weston's dream season has suddenly turned into a nightmare. No update on possible Nashville Superspeedway sale
8:00 AM Sep 9, 2014
(Democrat File Photo) Dover Motorsports officials hope the sun doesn’t set on a deal with NeXovation to sell the Nashville Superspeedway in Lebanon.
Dover officials issue deadline to close deal on Lebanon track
12:45 PM Aug 21, 2014
after being injured in an accident Saturday afternoon at Highland Rim Speedway
9:30 AM Jul 23, 2014
Area racer Skip McCord, with daughter Ella, is eager to get back in action.
"I'm looking for sponsorship that will allow me to run the All-American 400," says McCord, referring to Fairgrounds Speedway's premier race that concludes the season
11:30 AM Jul 8, 2014
with two straight victories