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  1. NASCAR dodges points controversy

    Terry Blount

    NASCAR won the lottery with the final race of its dreams Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, a championship fight that came down to a dead heat in the standings when Tony Stewart won the race and Carl Edwards finished second. As incredible as it was...

    Blog | Conversation | November 23, 2011
  2. NASCAR - Clint Bowyer is more than happy to be joining Michael Wa...

    Terry Blount

    Clint Bowyer once famously said Michael Waltrip was the "worst driver in NASCAR." Now Waltrip is going to be his boss. Surprised? Don't be, it's just a racing thing.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2011
  3. NASCAR - Denny Hamlin, Paul Menard and David Ragan feeling wild-c...

    Terry Blount

    David Ragan, Paul Menard and Denny Hamlin each have a win this season, but only one of them would make the Chase now. The wild-card Chase format really has put the emphasis on winning.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2011
  4. It's an uneasy time for drivers on the Chase bubble, such as Matt...

    Terry Blount

    Matt Kenseth is the last driver in the Chase -- for now. But there are four races left and no fewer than 10 drivers vying for what appear to be no more than six open spots in the 12-man playoff.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2009
  5. Eury willing to take the heat for missed call at Watkins Glen

    Terry Blount

    NASCAR crew chiefs make tough calls every week. Sometimes they're the right ones. When you blow one for Dale Earnhardt Jr. -- as Tony Eury Jr. did Sunday -- you have some explaining to do, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2008
  6. Beat the California heat? Don't race there Labor Day weekend

    Terry Blount

    Who doesn't want to while away a holiday weekend in the sweltering conditions of Southern California? Apparently tens of thousands. NASCAR needs to move the Labor Day weekend race, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2007
  7. Johnson wins convincingly to lock up top spot to start the Chase

    Terry Blount

    Team owner Rick Hendrick was feeling the heat of not winning in 10 races. Defending champion Jimmie Johnson fought through the heat at California Speedway to win and assure he will start the Chase in the top spot, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2007
  8. Stifling heat in California

    Terry Blount

    As of 1 p.m. PT Saturday, the temperature at California Speedway was 110 degrees. I don't think this is what NASCAR had in mind when it moved the Labor Day weekend race to Southern California. For the record, it was 85 degrees and cloudy at Darling...

    Blog | Conversation | September 01, 2007