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  1. NASCAR - Tony Stewart deserves Chase lead

    Terry Blount

    It's the age-old question in NASCAR: Should consistency trump winning, especially in the Chase for the Cup? Terry Blount's answer: a resounding "No!"

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2011
  2. NASCAR - Chase standings crowded at the top

    Terry Blount

    This ain't your daddy's Chase, NASCAR Nation. Under the league's new points system, parity rules in the 2011 Sprint Cup playoff, with the top nine drivers separated by only 19 points.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2011
  3. Johnson wins convincingly to lock up top spot to start the Chase

    Terry Blount

    Team owner Rick Hendrick was feeling the heat of not winning in 10 races. Defending champion Jimmie Johnson fought through the heat at California Speedway to win and assure he will start the Chase in the top spot, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2007
  4. NASCAR - Let the No. 55 and No. 51 have a Chase shot

    Terry Blount

    I'm officially lobbying for a NASCAR rule change. OK, maybe it's unofficial, but you're welcome to join. After four races, two cars rank in the top 10 in the owner standings, but they aren't Chase eligible. For the No. 55 Toyota and the No. 51 Chev...

    Blog | Conversation | March 21, 2013
  5. NASCAR - Is Chase already down to Brad Keselowski vs. Jimmie John...

    Terry Blount

    The current standings will tell you any of the 12 drivers in the Chase still have a shot at the title. History will tell you we're already down to Brad Keselowski vs. Jimmie Johnson.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2012
  6. NASCAR - Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski in uncharted territory

    Terry Blount

    Can five-time defending Cup champ Jimmie Johnson right the ship? Can young gun Brad Keselowski stay in title contention? The short answers: yes and yes.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2011
  7. From Dale Earnhardt Jr. to Paul Menard, the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cu...

    Terry Blount

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. in third place? Paul Menard a Chase contender? Jeff Burton not? The 2011 NASCAR season has produced its share of surprises.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2011
  8. Terry Blount: Is a non-Chaser (David Reutimann) retaliating again...

    Terry Blount

    Kyle Busch and crew did an amazing job keeping him in Chase contention after David Reutimann -- a non-Chaser -- did everything he could to take him out. Has "have at it boys" gone too far?

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2010
  9. Tony Stewart's got his ol' swagger back after winning Sunday's Sp...

    Terry Blount

    Beware, Chase contenders. Tony Stewart's got his swagger back. The man who dominated the regular season is his usual self again after winning Sunday's playoff race at Kansas.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2009
  10. Where's the drama? Well, you won't find it in the Chase for the S...

    Terry Blount

    The Chase was supposed to add a little playoff buzz during NASCAR's stretch run to Homestead-Miami. Someone forget to tell that to Jimmie Johnson, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2008
  11. Some Chase pretenders, some contenders and some it's hard to say

    Terry Blount

    The object in Sprint Cup racing is to win the title. But first you have to make the Chase, and Terry Blount breaks down the realistic chances of the top 15 drivers in the standings to do just that.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2008
  12. Chase may save the day for NASCAR, fans, for another season

    Terry Blount

    It's time to get down to brass tacks in Sprint Cup, and Kyle Busch is obviously wielding the hammer. How does Race to the Chase 2008 shape up? It looks like nine drivers will slug it out for the final six spots, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2008
  13. Jockeying for a Chase spot starting to get serious

    Terry Blount

    The point in the Sprint Cup Series is to win the title. But first, one has to make the 12-driver Chase, and that picture is starting to gain focus, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2008
  14. Who's up, who's down

    Terry Blount

    Three months before the Chase is a good point to see who's up and who is down compared to one year ago. A few of the names may surprise you. The biggest gain in the Cup standings is Brian Vickers, up 23 spots from where he was after 15 races last ye...

    Blog | Conversation | June 19, 2008
  15. Wins matter, and some of NASCAR's biggest names still 0-for-'08

    Terry Blount

    There still isn't enough of a premium put on winning in the points standings, but starting the Chase in a hole is something no driver wants. Some of NASCAR's biggest names are still 0-for-'08, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2008
  16. A quarter of the season is in the books, and it has revealed plen...

    Terry Blount

    Jeff Gordon is struggling. Ol' man Jeff Burton is not. Dale Earnhardt Jr. is elated, but so is Kyle Busch, the man Junior replaced. Just another wild and wacky season in Sprint Cup, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2008