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  1. NASCAR eliminates multi-radio communication to cut into tandem ra...

    David Newton

    NASCAR has mandated that drivers and spotters will not be allowed to communicate with other drivers over their in-car radios in an ongoing effort to eliminate tandem racing at restrictor plate tracks.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2012
  2. Random thoughts from Daytona testing

    David Newton

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- What we have learned from testing at Daytona International Speedway so far: • There's a lot of stand-around time for drivers and crew members because there's little they can actually do to the cars on the new surfac...

    Blog | Conversation | January 20, 2011
  3. Strong speed numbers at Daytona testing good news for Toyota

    David Newton

    Why was Lee White smiling? The GM of Toyota Racing Development liked what he saw this week at Daytona testing: his manufacturer dominating the speed charts.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2008
  4. Drivers tackle the boredom -- and the Car of Tomorrow -- at Dayto...

    David Newton

    Daytona testing a cure for insomnia? Not quite. NASCAR's annual rite of winter is often a drag for the drivers, but the results can be invaluable, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2008
  5. A new season upon us as Daytona testing set to begin

    David Newton

    OK, offseason's over. That's right race fans, testing at Daytona begins Monday and David Newton has five things worth watching when the fun begins.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2008
  6. Toyota teams looked solid in open round of testing

    David Newton

    Not that anyone expected the cars to catch fire, but Toyota drivers and teams were excited about their new car's performance at Daytona testing, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2007
  7. NASCAR looks to make neurological baseline test mandatory

    David Newton

    NASCAR is on pace to make neurological baseline testing, used to determine if there is a loss of function after a head injury, a mandatory part of the preseason physical by 2014.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2013
  8. Kyle Busch signs multiyear deal to stay with Joe Gibbs Racing -- ...

    David Newton

    Kyle Busch signed a multiyear deal with Joe Gibbs Racing in December, a source close to the situation confirmed to ESPN on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2013
  9. Twelve cars testing at Daytona International Speedway caught in c...

    David Newton

    Preseason Thunder testing at Daytona International Speedway ended a day early for about a third of the 35 teams participating after a Friday crash involving 12 cars in a pack.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2013
  10. Quiet first day of NASCAR testing at Daytona

    David Newton

    NASCAR officials declared Day 1 of preseason testing at Daytona International Speedway uneventful, which they translate to successful.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2013
  11. NASCAR schedules Daytona test for Nov. 15 to address drafting

    David Newton

    NASCAR has scheduled a special test for next Tuesday at Daytona International Speedway to find ways to eliminate the two-car drafting that has become prevalent at restrictor-plate tracks.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2011
  12. NASCAR to move forward with fuel injection tests, starting July 7...

    David Newton

    NASCAR will allow Sprint Cup teams to bring a second car to test fuel injection for the first time on July 7 at Kentucky Motor Speedway with plans to fully implement the new system at the 2012 Daytona 500.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2011
  13. Daytona's options to fix pothole, possible repaving face obstacle...

    David Newton

    Engineers from North American Testing Corporation are scrambling to find a solution to repair the pothole that caused more than a two-hour delay in Sunday's Daytona 500 so there won't be a major interruption with upcoming events.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2010
  14. Drivers react to Jeremy Mayfield news with a combination of conce...

    David Newton

    Jeff Gordon was among drivers who said they wouldn't want to race on the same track with a driver who failed a drug test. He'll likely get to make that choice next week.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2009
  15. Kasey Kahne on NASCAR drug tests: 'A process now'

    David Newton

    Sprint Cup driver Kasey Kahne says NASCAR has stepped up its drug testing procedure since the suspension of Jeremy Mayfield.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2009
  16. All NASCAR drivers clear first drug tests; some crew fail

    David Newton

    All drivers in the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Nationwide Truck Series passed the first round of drug testing under NASCAR's new policy, officials said on Thursday, but that wasn't the case for crew members.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2009