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  1. NASCAR - Carl Edwards holds off hero for gratifying win

    Joe Breeze

    Carl Edwards' victory at Sonoma was gratifying for just about everyone at Roush Fenway Racing, but the most so for Edwards, who held off one of his NASCAR heroes to do it, Joe Breeze writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2014
  2. NASCAR - Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn remember Dale Earnhardt - Doo...

    Marty Smith

    Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn were larger-than-life stars in the music business. Their friendships with Dale Earnhardt meant much to them then, and even more now, writes Marty Smith.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  3. Kentucky's Office of Highway Safety to sponsor Nationwide Series ...

    Kentucky's Office of Highway Safety will be the title sponsor for Kentucky Speedway's June 27 NASCAR Nationwide Series race.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2014
  4. NASCAR - Chase Elliott masters Darlington on first try

    Ed Hinton

    DARLINGTON, S.C. -- This makes the 40th year I have come here covering races. Never have I seen anyone drive old Darlington Raceway better than Chase Elliott did Friday night. Not David Pearson, the all-time winner here with 10 victories; not Dale ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 12, 2014
  5. Darlington Raceway signs sponsor for Nationwide Series race

    Darlington Raceway has partnered with Sport Clips Haircuts to sponsor the track's NASCAR Nationwide Series race through 2016.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  6. NASCAR -- Brad Keselowski relishes triple-duty weekends at Kentuc...

    Brad Keselowski

    Brad Keselowski relishes triple-duty weekends at Kentucky Speedway.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2013
  7. Steve O'Donnell -- Air Titan allowed for restart, David Ragan win...

    David Newton

    Unlikely hero David Ragan likely wouldn't have won Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway were it not for Air Titan.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2013
  8. Wacky IndyCar season is just beginning

    John Oreovicz

    Feeling a little out of sorts? Sato is leading the points. Hinchcliffe has two wins. And Power and Franchitti are struggling mightily. Folks, this wacky IndyCar season is just beginning.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2013
  9. NASCAR - Storytellers make Hall of Fame special

    David Newton

    With only two living members -- Rusty Wallace and Leonard Wood -- in its 2013 class, some worry the Hall of Fame lacks luster. But as Friday showed, great storytellers make it special.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2013
  10. NASCAR - Richard Ben Cramer - a hero missed

    Ryan McGee

    Richard Ben Cramer was a Pulitzer Prize winner. He was a revered biographer whose expertise stretched from baseball to politics. He also was the hero of one Ryan McGee.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2013
  11. Longtime F1 medical chief Sid Watkins dies at 84

    Sid Watkins, the former Formula One medical chief credited with saving the lives of several race drivers and introducing major safety improvements in the series, has died. He was 84.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2012
  12. NASCAR - Cotton Owens was David Pearson's hero

    David Newton

    Cotton Owens couldn't really speak last month when he was named to the NASCAR Hall of Fame's class of 2013. He couldn't move the right side of his body. But he knew he'd been selected. Oh, he knew. "Oh, yeah," fellow Hall of Fame member and Spart...

    Blog | Conversation | June 07, 2012
  13. 5 heroes vie for naming of NASCAR race

    Playbook Sounds

    Five unsung heroes who make a difference in their communities have been chosen as finalists to have a NASCAR race named after them. The race weekend of July 29, officially titled Crown Royal Presents the "Your Hero's Name Here" 400 at the Brickyard P...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  14. IndyCar - Stars ready to be made in Indy 500

    Terry Blount

    The super celebrity has gone to NASCAR. The defending champion was tragically taken from us. But Indy makes stars -- not the other way around -- and there's plenty of potential this year.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2012
  15. Jimmie Johnson helps Travis Pastrana prep

    Patrick Dorsey

    Extreme athlete Travis Pastrana is making the transition from tricks to the track, starting in Friday night's Nationwide Series race (ESPN2, 7 p.m. ET). But does the X Games hero have what it takes to be a NASCAR champion? Pastrana and friend/fel...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  16. Crown Royal becomes Brickyard 400 title sponsor

    Crown Royal wants to take its shot in a new NASCAR venue.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2011