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  1. NASCAR - More to Kurt Busch than road rage

    David Newton

    It can be hard to outrun your reputation. Just ask Kurt Busch, who is the fun-loving prankster one week and the devil with a helmet the next. But is that accurate?

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2012
  2. NASCAR - Give Bruton Smith credit for trying at Bristol

    David Newton

    Bruton Smith announced the changes he intends to make at Bristol Motor Speedway to improve racing. Did he listen to fans? Absolutely. Will it work? We'll find out in August.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2012
  3. NASCAR - NASCAR shrine welcomes five more

    David Newton

    The NASCAR Hall of Fame was made for times like these. Friday's induction ceremony was a rousing trip down memory lane and one grand ol' celebration all wrapped into one.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2012
  4. NASCAR - Darrell Waltrip beat himself in 1979 title chase

    David Newton

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- What better person to judge what NASCAR statisticians call the third-closest finale in Sprint Cup history than the driver who was involved in the closest. But first, let's revisit the closest. "I was determined to dethrone The Ki...

    Blog | Conversation | November 19, 2011
  5. Darrell Waltrip, Cale Yarborough, Dale Inman, Richie Evans and Gl...

    David Newton

    The selection of NASCAR's third Hall of Fame class -- Waltrip, Yarborough, Inman, Evans and Wood -- lacked much of the drama that surrounded the first two classes. Exactly as it should be.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2011
  6. Jim Hunter's passing marks loss of a true NASCAR great

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Whenever I had a concern about something in NASCAR I took it to Jim Hunter. Such was the case a few weeks ago when Cale Yarborough and Darrell Waltrip were left out of the second Hall of Fame class. I felt it was political. I f...

    Blog | Conversation | October 30, 2010
  7. Before They Were Stars: Michael Waltrip

    David Newton

    Michael Waltrip is a two-time Daytona 500 winner, a NASCAR team owner and a popular television personality. Know how he got his start? Flipping burgers at Wendy's.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2010
  8. Darrell Waltrip has an opinion, and as usual he is willing to sha...

    David Newton

    CONCORD, N.C. -- Darrell Waltrip, as usually the case, was on a roll Monday at the unveiling of his No. 11 Mountain Dew Buick that will be on display when the NASCAR Hall of Fame opens on May 11. Here are some of the highlights: • The dr...

    Blog | Conversation | March 24, 2010
  9. Jimmie Johnson is winning so much that you have to wonder whether...

    David Newton

    It may be going too far to say Jimmie Johnson and the rest of the No. 48 team are winning so much that they've gotten into everyone else's heads. But ask around, and it may not be so far-fetched.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2010
  10. Rick Hendrick shares his life never before in the new film "Toget...

    David Newton

    From a bout with leukemia to the death of his son to his eight Sprint Cup titles, Rick Hendrick shares his life like never before in the new film "Together: The Hendrick Motorsports Story."

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2009
  11. Drivers and crew chiefs often argue like husbands and wives

    David Newton

    The heated exchange between Carl Edwards and Bob Osborne Sunday at Pocono wasn't the first between a driver and crew chief ... and it won't be the last, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2008
  12. Kyle Busch on the kind of tear few drivers have known

    David Newton

    Kyle Busch has been on a great run this season, everyone knows that. Just how good? He's on pace to keep company with the likes of Petty, Earnhardt, Waltrip, Pearson, Yarborough and Gordon, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2008
  13. Waltrip docked 100 points; crew chief will be fired

    David Newton

    David Hyder, the crew chief for Michael Waltrip, has been suspended indefinitely for infractions discovered on the No. 55 Toyota during Sunday's post-qualifying inspection for the Daytona 500.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2007