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  1. NASCAR - Carl Edwards knows the monster can get you

    Terry Blount

    Carl Edwards has met the monster at Dover International Speedway and had the mangled car to prove it. The Monster Mile may not be the toughest track in NASCAR, but it's close.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2012
  2. Danica Patrick has another positive day at Texas -- NASCAR

    Terry Blount

    Danica Patrick kept up a pretty impressive streak with an 11th-place finish Saturday at Texas. What streak? Every time she comes back to a track, she improves her finish over the last time she was there.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2011
  3. NASCAR - Talladega the wild card in Chase for Cup

    Terry Blount

    The death of Dan Wheldon in a violent crash at Las Vegas will loom large for Sprint Cup drivers this week at Talladega, an unnerving, high-speed challenge in its own right.

    Story | Conversation | October 19, 2011
  4. Kasey Kahne joins Brian Vickers at Red Bull Racing

    Terry Blount

    2010 was supposed to be a breakout season for Team Red Bull. Breakup season was more like it. But Scott Speed is gone, Brian Vickers is healthy and Kasey Kahne is ... well, Kasey Kahne.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2011
  5. Chalk up Texas as another learning experience for Danica Patrick

    Terry Blount

    Danica Patrick may have hoped that open-wheel success at Texas Motor Speedway would translate to a good run in a Nationwide Series car Saturday. What she got was another lesson in hard knocks.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2010
  6. The last Chase race at Auto Club Speedway -- for now at least -- ...

    Terry Blount

    FONTANA, Calif. -- If you didn't know about this Sprint Cup race changing from 500 miles to 400 miles, don't feel bad. Some of the drivers didn't know until they arrived at Auto Club Speedway. Ryan Newman was caught off guard when asked Friday if hi...

    Blog | Conversation | October 09, 2010
  7. NASCAR president Mike Helton's taking on Dale Earnhardt Jr. an in...

    Terry Blount

    One unwritten rule in NASCAR has been don't take on the sport's most popular driver -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. President Mike Helton must have missed the memo in the debate over the new car.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2009
  8. NASCAR blog from Daytona

    Terry Blount

    NASCAR blog from Daytona

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2009
  9. Bowyer handily holds off Kahne, Ragan for final Chase spot

    Terry Blount

    Clint Bowyer held on to make the Chase, and even starts it in a tie for fourth. David Ragan and Kasey Kahne were Sunday's big losers at Richmond. The real question left? Will anyone challenge the power trio of Busch, Edwards and Johnson, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2008
  10. The Biff, The Carl have Rowdy in their sights

    Terry Blount

    Kyle Busch may be the most dominant driver in Sprint Cup these days, but look who's creeping up the standings. Roush Fenway stars Greg Biffle and Carl Edwards are making noise, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2008
  11. Johnson looking to hit NASCAR 4-for-4 at Vegas

    Terry Blount

    Jimmie Johnson has learned not to put too much pressure on himself, but the chance to win his fourth straight race in Las Vegas has him looking forward to the challenge, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2008
  12. What's an All-Star race without the All-Stars?

    Terry Blount

    The Nextel All-Star Challenge could be one of the most exciting all-star attractions in sports, writes Terry Blount. What's missing? Rotating venues, a simpler format ... and some of the All-Stars.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2007
  13. Tight Martinsville may be bigger challenge

    Terry Blount

    Teams and drivers got to practice at Bristol with the Car of Tomorrow, and that helped them learn what to expect. Martinsville is up this week, and with no testing done there, things could get wild. Terry Blount's Blitz

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2007
  14. Online petition challenges NHRA's playoff system

    Terry Blount

    Not everybody likes the new playoff format the NHRA will run with in 2007. Some naysayers have even started an online petition, but there's no way the NHRA changes its mind. In fact the playoff system could be a boon, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2007