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  1. Jim Brown -- NFL trails NASCAR in safety efforts

    Terry Blount

    Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown, attending the NASCAR race at Pocono on Sunday, said the NFL has a ways to go to catch up with NASCAR in terms of safety improvements for the sport.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2013
  2. NASCAR - Baseball Hall of Fame voting system needs tuneup, NASCAR...

    Terry Blount

    The NASCAR voters are newbies in the process of picking inductees for its Hall of Fame, but the baseball writers could learn a thing or two from them these days about selecting new members. No one was deemed worthy of selection into the Baseball Hal...

    Blog | Conversation | January 10, 2013
  3. NHRA innovator Bill 'Grumpy' Jenkins dead at 81

    Terry Blount

    Bill "Grumpy" Jenkins, who helped build the NHRA Pro Stock class with his innovations of the internal combustion engine, died Thursday. He was 81

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2012
  4. NASCAR Hall of Fame voters clearly agreed to disagree on the clas...

    Terry Blount

    Here's something we all can agree on about Wednesday's NASCAR Hall of Fame vote: The voters agree to disagree. Man, do they ever. Four of the five new inductees to the NASCAR Hall of Fame -- Bobby Allison, Lee Petty, Ned Jarrett and Bud Moore -- re...

    Blog | Conversation | October 13, 2010
  5. NASCAR Hall of Fame's second class has so many worthy candidates ...

    Terry Blount

    You can expect David Pearson to make the NASCAR Hall of Fame's second class, and probably Cale Yarborough, too. But deciding who gets in and who doesn't is just as hard this year as last.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2010
  6. David Pearson, Cale Yarborough, Dale Inman, Raymond Parks and Lee...

    Terry Blount

    So who are the next five? The prestigious First Five will be inducted into NASCAR's shiny new Hall of Fame on Sunday afternoon, but let's look ahead to 2011 and the candidates for the next class. Nominations are made this summer and voting takes pl...

    Blog | Conversation | May 20, 2010
  7. Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Mark Martin and Rick Hendrick are fu...

    Terry Blount

    "Will I get in someday?" That question probably ran through the minds of at least a few people in attendance for Tuesday's glorious grand opening of the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Some of them don't have to worry. Some aren't so sure. And some don't have...

    Blog | Conversation | May 12, 2010
  8. Only in Texas would an archenemy like Joe Gibbs be eagerly welcom...

    Terry Blount

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Now who would ever have thought Joe Gibbs would be inducted into any hall of fame in Texas? Or Robert Yates, either, who is attending his first Sprint Cup race since his retirement as a longtime team owner? Jeff Gordon and Ma...

    Blog | Conversation | April 15, 2010
  9. If Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt and Bill France Sr. aren't inclu...

    Terry Blount

    If Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt and Bill France Sr. aren't included in the NASCAR Hall of Fame's inaugural class, there should be an investigation.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2009
  10. Mention some potential nominees for the new NASCAR Hall of Fame a...

    Terry Blount

    The NASCAR Hall of Fame is guaranteed to have a heck of an inaugural class next May, no matter the names of the 25 nominees. Some readers have strong opinions on who gets in, but fear not: Your voices will be heard.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2009
  11. Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt, Bill France Sr. shoo-ins for NASCA...

    Terry Blount

    The King, the Intimidator and Bill France Sr. are considered shoo-ins to make the first class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame. But naming all 25 nominees? That's another story.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2009
  12. Hall of Fame Racing still chasing sponsors

    Terry Blount

    Hall of Fame Racing is close to signing another primary sponsor and trying to form an alliance with Roush Fenway Racing that would allow the No. 96 car to race full-time in the Sprint Cup series this season, sources confirmed Tuesday. Tom Garfinkel,...

    Blog | Conversation | January 06, 2009
  13. Donnie Allison one of five to make up Talladega's class of '09

    Terry Blount

    Donnie Allison was one of five people named to make up the Talladega International Motorsports Hall of Fame class of 2009, inductees, which was announced Friday.

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2008
  14. France Sr. and Jr., Petty and Earnhardt shoo-ins for first Hall c...

    Terry Blount

    Let's get the argument started. Who's worthy of a NASCAR Hall of Fame nod when the inaugural class is inducted in 2010? Four names are no-brainers, writes Terry Blount. It's the fifth one that'll stir some controversy.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2007
  15. New owners of Hall of Fame Racing to continue partnership with Gi...

    Terry Blount

    Hall of Fame Racing will continue its partnership with Joe Gibbs Racing and follow its switch from Chevrolet to Toyota in 2008, the teams announced Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2007
  16. HFR undecided about following Gibbs Racing to Toyota

    Terry Blount

    Philippe Lopez, the general manager for Hall of Fame Racing, said the team has not made a decision about whether it will follow JGR to Toyota.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2007