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  1. NASCAR - Hall of Fame class of '12 a great one

    Ed Hinton

    Darrell Waltrip. Cale Yarborough. Dale Inman. Glen Wood. Richie Evans. These five men helped shape the face of NASCAR ... and made a lasting impression on longtime beat writer Ed Hinton.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2012
  2. NASCAR fans unite for Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway

    Ed Hinton

    You think race fans don't have clout anymore? The Tennessean, Nashville's primary newspaper, reported this week that more than 1,000 people turned out, spoke their minds for more than three hours and got the city's Metro Council to hold off on demol...

    Blog | Conversation | January 21, 2011
  3. Ten ways to jump-start NASCAR Nation

    Ed Hinton

    Darrell Waltrip for commissioner of NASCAR? How about Dale Earnhardt Jr.? Would that get your blood pumping, NASCAR Nation?

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2011
  4. Sterling Marlin and Darrell Waltrip are trying to save old Nashvi...

    Ed Hinton

    There's a fight going on right now in Davidson County, Tenn., that could provide a monumental turnaround in the decades-long displacement of American auto racing's most endangered species: short tracks. Godspeed, Sterling Marlin and Darrell Waltrip,...

    Blog | Conversation | January 14, 2011
  5. Tim Richmond lived fast, died young and an era -- good or bad -- ...

    Ed Hinton

    Tim Richmond wasn't the best driver, but he may have been the most fun. He succumbed to AIDS 20 years ago with little acknowledgment. It was the end of a wild life ... and the party in NASCAR.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2009
  6. NASCAR was built on great rivalries, but a lack of them now is hu...

    Ed Hinton

    Any decent English teacher will tell you conflict makes the story. The fact that NASCAR has forgotten this -- and has proved it by squelching rivalries -- is at the root of the sport's problem.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2009
  7. Junior Johnson's kid cut from same mold?

    Ed Hinton

    I haven't heard this much excitement in Junior Johnson's voice since Dale Earnhardt stuck Darrell Waltrip in the fence at Richmond in 1986. And that time, it was anger. This time it was joy, glee and enormous fatherly pride in his son, Robert, 15, w...

    Blog | Conversation | May 06, 2009
  8. Commissioner Darrell Waltrip would get NASCAR back on the right t...

    Ed Hinton

    Fix NASCAR? Ed Hinton has a few ideas: Hire Darrell Waltrip as commissioner, shorten the season, trim the fat, overhaul the Chase and bring back the passion.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2008
  9. Kyle Busch is unique, but he's more Jaws than Intimidator

    Ed Hinton

    Kyle Busch comparisons fly and the one being made most often is to Dale Earnhardt. Busch may be intimidating but he isn't like the Intimidator. No, writes Ed Hinton, Kyle Busch is Darrell Waltrip in his prime, and DW in his prime was a sight to behold.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2008