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  1. Kiper Mock Draft 1.0: Carolina Panthers

    David Newton

    The Carolina Panthers have the 28th pick of the 2014 NFL draft, and Sunday's 23-10 loss to San Francisco in the NFC divisional playoffs made it obvious which way they need to go. Wide receiver. If Cam Newton is going to be your franchise quarte...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  2. Junior: Credit DEI crew

    David Newton

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- From when he first met Jeff Gordon to what it meant to win the 2004 Daytona 500 to what it was like living with his dad before he won the "Great American Race" 10 years ago, Dale Earnhardt Jr. spent a lot of time on Monday talking ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 28, 2008
  3. Camels, T-shirts and cops

    David Newton

    CONCORD, N.C. -- Wednesday's visit to Hendrick Motorsports was by far the most bizarre in three days of the Sprint Cup media tour. It began with a local police officer pulling over the No. 83 Team Red Bull show car at the entrance of Rick Hendrick's...

    Blog | Conversation | January 23, 2008
  4. Kurt Busch's garage stall haul

    David Newton

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- At the far end of the garage at Daytona International Speedway -- where next month obscure Sprint Cup teams fighting for a spot in the Daytona 500 will unload -- sits a Penske Racing test hauler. Not far away is the No. 2 Pens...

    Blog | Conversation | January 07, 2008
  5. A special hat for a special son

    David Newton

    CONCORD, N.C. -- Kyle Petty hopped on the trunk of his No. 45 Sprint Cup car during a recent commercial shoot and began telling a story about his hat. Actually, it was about the love of a father for a son. Those huddled around the son of seven-time...

    Blog | Conversation | December 18, 2007
  6. Helicopters and Penske's plans

    David Newton

    AVONDALE, Ariz. -- "Oh, s---!" came a voice from the back of the helicopter. That was the reaction from a fellow reporter who realized I was in the co-pilot's seat of the helicopter that flew us on Saturday night from Phoenix International Racewa...

    Blog | Conversation | November 11, 2007
  7. Don't pity Chevrolet

    David Newton

    HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. -- Poor Chevrolet. The manufacturer lost its second-best organization -- and some might say the best with three titles in the 2000s -- behind Hendrick Motorsports when Joe Gibbs Racing announced it was making the switch to Toyota ...

    Blog | Conversation | September 06, 2007
  8. Three-wide racin' at Bristol?

    David Newton

    CONCORD, N.C. -- Jeff Gordon looked at the television screen during a lull between picks in Wednesday night's Fantasy Football League draft in a suite at Lowe's Motor Speedway. "They either improved it or ruined it," he said of Bristol Motor Speedwa...

    Blog | Conversation | August 23, 2007
  9. Sexy NASCAR stars snubbed?

    David Newton

    Once again the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series gets no respect. In an America Online pole of the Hottest Men in Sports only Kasey Kahne and Carl Edwards made the field for this elite tournament. Both were eliminated in the first round, meaning nobody with ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 17, 2007
  10. Want a chunk of Darlington?

    David Newton

    It won't be like getting a piece of the parquet floor from the old Boston Garden or one of the original seats from Yankee Stadium. But if you're a stock car racing fan, it's about as close as you can get. Darlington Raceway, NASCAR's oldest Super...

    Blog | Conversation | August 16, 2007
  11. Kennedy will be missed by many

    David Newton

    JOLIET, Ill. -- Dr. Bruce Kennedy didn't have a title in NASCAR and he wasn't somebody that stood out in the garage on race weekends like this one at Chicagoland Speedway. But the husband of NASCAR board member and International Speedway Corporation...

    Blog | Conversation | July 15, 2007
  12. Joe Gibbs the mediator?

    David Newton

    JOILIET, Ill. -- Joe Gibbs isn't often seen at the track on Saturdays, but he certainly seemed to be on a mission at Chicagoland Speedway. The owner of Joe Gibbs Racing walked straight from the motorcoach lot to Denny Hamlin's hauler about 15 minute...

    Blog | Conversation | July 15, 2007
  13. Joe Gibbs the mediator?

    David Newton

    JOILIET, Ill. -- Joe Gibbs isn't often seen at the track on Saturdays, but he certainly seemed to be on a mission at Chicagoland Speedway. The owner of Joe Gibbs Racing walked straight from the motorcoach lot to Denny Hamlin's hauler about 15 minute...

    Blog | Conversation | July 14, 2007
  14. Wake boarding with The Biff

    David Newton

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- "Hey Biff! You going to get into the water or not?" Greg Biffle was riding in the back of a wakeboard boat on Lake Lloyd between Saturday's Busch Series and Nextel Cup races at Daytona International Speedway, watching some of ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 07, 2007
  15. Gordon bows to Andretti, Foyt

    David Newton

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Jeff Gordon looked over at an adjacent table where Mario Andretti and A.J. Foyt were holding court. Although all were at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday as past winners of the Daytona 500, Gordon didn't feel worthy ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 05, 2007
  16. The human touch

    David Newton

    SONOMA, Calif. -- A woman wearing a backpack walked up Saturday as I stood outside of Jeff Gordon's hauler waiting for team owner Rick Hendrick to talk about the penalties levied against his two Nextel Cup teams. "Can I touch it?" she asked. "Excus...

    Blog | Conversation | June 24, 2007