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  1. NASCAR - Danica Patrick and Kurt Busch looking to defy history

    David Newton

    Kurt Busch could win the Indy 500. Danica Patrick could win the Coca-Cola 600. Which is more likely? It might be a tougher equation than you think, David Newton writes.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2014
  2. Roger Penske says he won't renege on Indy 500 offer for Tony Stew...

    David Newton

    Team owner Roger Penske wasn't happy with Tony Stewart's comments about one of his drivers Sunday, but not enough to rescind his offer to one day put the three-time Sprint Cup champion in the Indianapolis 500.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2013
  3. Tony Stewart hasn't shut door on Roger Penske Indy offer

    David Newton

    Tony Stewart is open to running the Indianapolis 500 for Roger Penske, sometime after this season.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2013
  4. Danica Patrick confirms she won't run in 2013 Indianapolis 500

    David Newton

    Danica Patrick confirmed on Thursday that she will not participate in the 2013 Indianapolis 500, but she didn't rule out future ones.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2013
  5. NASCAR - Sam Hornish Jr. looking for old Brickyard magic

    David Newton

    Sam Hornish Jr. will be introduced as the 2006 Indy 500 winner Sunday. It would be helpful to his career if he can truly compete for the title of 2012 Brickyard 400 winner.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2012
  6. Danica Patrick to race Coca-Cola 600, skip Indianapolis 500

    David Newton

    Danica Patrick has added the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway to her 2012 Sprint Cup schedule, eliminating any possibility she will run in the Indianapolis 500.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2012
  7. NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. almost upstaged the Indianapolis 500

    David Newton

    About the only way the Coca-Cola 600 could have upstaged the 100th anniversary of the Indy 500 was for Dale Earnhardt Jr. to celebrate in Victory Lane. Too bad Junior ran out of gas.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2011
  8. Sam Hornish Jr. is happy in NASCAR but realizes he can't rest on ...

    David Newton

    Sam Hornish Jr. is still trying to make his way as a NASCAR driver. That sits just fine with the 2006 Indy 500 winner, and so does the reality that that win means little -- on the track -- to his competitors.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2010
  9. An Indy 500 weekend double by Danica Patrick would be a boon for ...

    David Newton

    CONCORD, N.C. -- Marcus Smith was finishing a chicken quesadilla at the Speedway Club atop Lowe's Motor Speedway on Tuesday afternoon when the conversation turned to Danica Patrick. The president of LMS was asked what it would mean to NASCAR if the ...

    Blog | Conversation | October 06, 2009
  10. Brickyard winners not just paying lip service with traditional po...

    David Newton

    It's all about the milk at the Indy 500. The Allstate 400? It's all about the kiss. With apologies to Snow White, the most meaningful smooch happens this time every year at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2008
  11. Grand-Am Series finding a niche in so-called country club circuit...

    David Newton

    Series boss Roger Edmondson calls it the "best road racing on the planet." Former Indy 500 rookie of the year Scott Pruett says it is some of the best racing, period. Welcome to Grand American Road Racing, NASCAR style.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2008
  12. Montoya nearly pulls off impossible at the Brickyard

    David Newton

    Juan Pablo Montoya made headlines by winning the 2000 Indy 500. Seven years later, he almost won again at the historic track -- but this time in a stock car, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2007
  13. NASCAR - Jimmie Johnson roars to life - Coca-Cola 600

    David Newton

    Jimmie Johnson winning the Coca-Cola 600 to end a season-long victory drought was not the most compelling storyline Sunday. But it was the most predictable, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2014
  14. Panthers mailbag: Post-draft prediction

    David Newton

    It's Memorial Day weekend and most of the sports world will be focused on the Indianapolis 500 and NBA playoffs, but that doesn't mean you don't have questions about the Carolina Panthers. The team has a long weekend off before returning Tuesday t...

    Blog | May 24, 2014
  15. NASCAR - Best drivers in the world? It's relative - Indianapolis ...

    David Newton

    Jimmie Johnson is a five-time Sprint Cup champion. So it stands to reason the surefire Hall of Famer would hold his own in, say, the Indianapolis 500, right? It's not that simple.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2013
  16. NASCAR - Danica Patrick and Brooklyn Decker share spotlight at Co...

    David Newton

    CONCORD, N.C. -- The Indianapolis 500 was drawing to an end on Sunday and Danica Patrick was standing in Victory Lane at Charlotte Motor Speedway with supermodel/actress Brooklyn Decker. If Patrick's mind was on the IndyCar Series she left after las...

    Blog | Conversation | May 27, 2012