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  1. Bruton Smith looks to bring back second race to Atlanta, but not ...

    David Newton

    Bruton Smith, the chairman of Speedway Motorsports Inc. hasn't given up on the idea of having two Sprint Cup races at Atlanta Motor Speedway again one day.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2010
  2. Rick Hendrick: No plans to split Dale Earnhardt Jr., crew chief L...

    David Newton

    The owner of Hendrick Motorsports has no plan to separate Dale Earnhardt Jr. from crew chief Lance McGrew going into the Chase or next season.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2010
  3. Kyle Busch: It's low for Todd Bodine to call me dirty

    David Newton

    When Todd Bodine used that to reference the way he raced him in Friday night's Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway, Kyle Busch went to Victory Lane to confront the series leader.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2010
  4. Goodyear gets a grip in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series

    David Newton

    We interrupt our coverage of the Brad Keselowski-Carl Edwards feud to bring you an important update on ... tires. Congratulations, Goodyear, for removing that bull's-eye from your back.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2010
  5. What Carl Edwards did to Brad Keselowski at Atlanta wasn't what N...

    David Newton

    NASCAR told its drivers in the offseason to "have at it" on the track this year. What Carl Edwards did to Brad Keselowski at Atlanta -- clear retaliation for an earlier crash -- was over the top, and should end in a suspension.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2010
  6. Kurt Busch won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta, but ...

    David Newton

    Brad Keselowski got his bell rung when he landed upside down going 190 mph. Carl Edwards got parked by NASCAR. Steve Addington got revenge. Oh, and Kurt Busch got a Cup win at Atlanta.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2010
  7. Jimmie Johnson shows no signs of letting up soon, so it's up to h...

    David Newton

    As in all sports, you have to beat the best to be the best in NASCAR. So if Jimmie Johnson isn't going to let up, what can the other drivers do about it? Step up. And many want to.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2010
  8. Toyota Racing Development president says Denny Hamlin is wrong ab...

    David Newton

    The president of Toyota Racing Development doesn't agree with Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin that the Toyota Sprint Cup engine is behind other manufacturers in terms of power and reliability.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2010
  9. NASCAR rethinking testing policy?

    David Newton

    HAMPTON, Ga. -- To lighten the financial burden on teams, NASCAR may reduce even further the number of tests it proposed to Sprint Cup crew chiefs earlier this year. The governing body originally floated the idea of having open testing at all tracks...

    Blog | Conversation | October 26, 2008
  10. Forget Jimmie Johnson: The real Chase battle is for second place

    David Newton

    Know what you get when you take Jimmie Johnson out of the Chase equation? One heckuva race for the Sprint Cup title, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2008
  11. Why watch the Atlanta race on a busy weekend? The drivers will te...

    David Newton

    The World Series is on, and so are a bunch of NFL games. Why watch Sunday's Cup race at Atlanta? We'll let the drivers make their case, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2008
  12. Busch says new tire lost grip after eight laps in test, but says ...

    David Newton

    Tony Stewart was frustrated because Goodyear's harder-than-normal compound that made handling near impossible at Atlanta in the spring. Kyle Busch doesn't believe the softer compound that will be used in Sunday's race will make a huge difference.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2008
  13. Carl Edwards hardly giving up on Sprint Cup title

    David Newton

    Carl Edwards believes he's misunderstood, and so do a lot of the people around him. Things that aren't in question? His relentless drive for success and his sincerity when he says he still has a shot at the title, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2008
  14. Red Bull Racing fires supervisor after Brian Vickers docked 150 p...

    David Newton

    Red Bull Racing has fired a supervisor and reprimanded several other employees for their involvement in the violation that resulted in major points penalties and suspensions for Brian Vickers' team, general manager Jay Frye said on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2008
  15. Burton on missing lid: 'Typically things don't fall off the cars'...

    David Newton

    There is a growing perception in the Sprint Cup garage that the oil tank lid in Carl Edwards' car didn't come off accidentally last weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2008
  16. So far, so good for surging Vickers and Team Red Bull

    David Newton

    Can you say "Top 35"? Brian Vickers certainly can. He's one of 2008's early surprises, sittin' pretty at ninth in the Sprint Cup standings, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2008