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  1. March Madness, NASCAR style - California

    David Newton

    The road to the Final Four is filled with potholes for the remaining teams in the NCAAs. Just imagine what that road looks like for the championship contenders in the Sprint Cup Series.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2013
  2. Dale Earnhardt Jr. winning at Bristol Motor Speedway is just what...

    David Newton

    How can auto racing possibly compete with the NCAA basketball tournament? Dale Earnhardt Jr. winning at rough-and-tumble Bristol would give NASCAR a fighting chance.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2011
  3. Austin Dillon hoping to do No. 3 proud at Daytona

    David Newton

    For Austin Dillon, having the black No. 3 on the side of his truck in Friday's race on the 10th anniversary of Dale Earnhardt's death is about family, pride and honoring one of his heroes.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2011
  4. If there's one driver in position to challenge defending four-tim...

    David Newton

    If there's one driver in position to challenge defending four-time Cup champ Jimmie Johnson, it's Denny Hamlin. Or Kyle Busch. 2010 is brimming with promise for Joe Gibbs Racing.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2010
  5. Denny Hamlin bummed about bum kneww and a few other extra observa...

    David Newton

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Leftover sights and sounds from Thursday's media day at Daytona International Speedway: • Denny Hamlin is bummed. Doctors have told him he won't be able to play basketball for 18 months because of the torn ACL in his lef...

    Blog | Conversation | February 04, 2010
  6. David Newton: Some serious surprises so far this NASCAR season

    David Newton

    Before every Sprint Cup season, you expect things will go a certain way. You already can throw out the script for 2009.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2009
  7. A new season upon us as Daytona testing set to begin

    David Newton

    OK, offseason's over. That's right race fans, testing at Daytona begins Monday and David Newton has five things worth watching when the fun begins.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2008
  8. Johnson could have teamed with Junior

    David Newton

    If the late Dale Earnhardt had elected to continue running his Busch Series program over adding a third car in Cup, history -- and Jimmie Johnson's career -- could be far different, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2007