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  1. NBC signs 10-year deal with NASCAR, replaces ESPN

    David Newton

    ESPN's eight-year run of broadcasting NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series races will end after the 2014 season.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2013
  2. NASCAR's Brian France doesn't back moving Charlotte race to Las V...

    David Newton

    NASCAR chairman Brian France is not in favor of moving a Sprint Cup race from Charlotte Motor Speedway to Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2013
  3. NASCAR chairman Brian France happy with current state of NASCAR

    David Newton

    Aside from Denny Hamlin suffering an injury that likely will keep him out of competition for six weeks, Sunday's race at Auto Club Speedway is just what NASCAR chairman Brian France wants the sport to look like.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2013
  4. Denny Hamlin says NASCAR 'overreacted' in fining him for Gen-6 co...

    David Newton

    Although he's out $25,000, Denny Hamlin declared himself the winner over NASCAR in the battle of public opinion.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2013
  5. Brad Keselowski OK with being 'bad guy' but admits his comments n...

    David Newton

    Outspoken driver Brad Keselowski says he will try to be less controversial following meeting with NASCAR brass.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2013
  6. Brad Keselowski has meeting with NASCAR chairman about comments t...

    David Newton

    Reigning Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski earned an early trip to NASCAR principal's office for recent comments in the media.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2013
  7. Jeremy Mayfield willing to do 'whatever it takes' to return to NA...

    David Newton

    Suspended Sprint Cup driver Jeremy Mayfield is ready to do "whatever it takes," including drug rehabilitation, to get re-instated into NASCAR.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2013
  8. Jeremy Mayfield pleads case to NASCAR chief on radio

    David Newton

    Suspended Sprint Cup driver Jeremy Mayfield wants to return to racing, and he let NASCAR chairman Brian France know that in a most unusual way.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2013
  9. NASCAR not backing off 'boys have at it' credo, chairman Brian Fr...

    David Newton

    NASCAR says there was no intent to squelch the "boys have at" mentality the sport sought to recapture a few years ago with heavy penalties levied last weekend at Phoenix.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2012
  10. Chairman Brian France aims to improve competition

    David Newton

    NASCAR is "repurposing" its Research and Development Center to address aerodynamics and other issues that have impacted the quality of racing, particularly at 1.5 tracks in the Sprint Cup Series.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2012
  11. NASCAR - Wendell Scott nominated for Hall of Fame class of 2013

    David Newton

    The NASCAR Hall of Fame nominating committee got it right Wednesday by making Wendell Scott one of five first-time nominees for the class of 2013. But what about the other four?

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2012
  12. Dr. Joseph Mattioli, Pocono Raceway founder dies at 86

    David Newton

    NASCAR officials say that Pocono Raceway founder and chairman Dr. Joseph Mattioli has died. He was at 86.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2012
  13. No more unannounced fines, NASCAR announces

    David Newton

    NASCAR will no longer fine its teams and drivers without making the fines public, the governing body announced Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2012
  14. 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
  15. Dale Earnhardt Jr. no All-Star Race shoo-in

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Kasey Kahne seemed shocked when he was told NASCAR's most popular driver isn't guaranteed a spot in the May Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. "He's not in?" Kahne asked of Dale Earnhardt Jr. during a Wednesday news...

    Blog | Conversation | March 09, 2011
  16. NASCAR chairman Brian France announces new points system

    David Newton

    NASCAR chairman Brian France announced on Wednesday a new points system for its top three series that officials say will make the sport simpler for fans to follow.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2011