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  1. NASCAR - A lot to watch at Michigan

    Mark Ashenfelter

    Will Jimmie Johnson stop his summer swoon? Will Jeff Gordon roll from the pole? What do we really know with four races left before the Chase? There's a lot of intrigue heading into the Pure Michigan 400.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2014
  2. No timetable for Tony Stewart's return to racecar

    Mark Ashenfelter

    Tony Stewart is still grieving over the accident that killed Kevin Ward Jr. last Saturday and there remains no timetable for his return to the Sprint Cup Series, a Stewart-Haas Racing executive said Friday morning.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2014
  3. Depressed economy forces Earnhardt's hand at JR Motorsports

    Mark Ashenfelter

    Not even NASCAR's most popular driver is immune to the pressures facing our economy today. Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced recently that JR Motorsports has laid off a number of employees and will field only one full-time Nationwide Series team in 2009.

    SpecialFeature | November 04, 2008
  4. Masters of the draft will have clear advantage at draft-happy Day...

    Mark Ashenfelter

    The biggest test facing Nationwide-only drivers this week at Daytona? It's called the draft, something Cup regulars Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick know a little something about, writes Mark Ashenfelter.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2008
  5. JR Motorsports to field three entries at Lowe's Motor Speedway

    Mark Ashenfelter

    Can the three cars JR Motorsports fields at Lowe's Motor Speedway stop Denny Hamlin and streaking Joe Gibbs Racing? Stay tuned, writes Mark Ashenfelter.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2008
  6. Penske: Hornish drives 'masterful race' at Daytona

    Mark Ashenfelter

    Sam Hornish Jr.'s 15th-place finish in the Daytona 500 was a thing of beauty in team owner Roger Penske's eyes, writes Mark Ashenfelter.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2008
  7. Harvick will have plenty of competition in 2008 opener at Daytona...

    Mark Ashenfelter

    Kevin Harvick won the Nationwide Series opener at Daytona in 2007, but he'll be hard-pressed to repeat in '08, especially with a red-hot Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the field, writes Mark Ashenfelter.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2008
  8. With Junior out of the picture, focus at DEI turns to Truex

    Mark Ashenfelter

    Martin Truex Jr. drove in Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s shadow in 2007. No longer. Now that Junior's out of the DEI picture, writes Mark Ashenfelter, all eyes are on Truex.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2008
  9. Sorenson driving in shadows of Montoya, Franchitti at Chip Ganass...

    Mark Ashenfelter

    Reed Sorenson is the "veteran" in the Chip Ganassi Racing stable, but he's also the only driver on his team not to have won the Indy 500, writes Mark Ashenfelter.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2008
  10. No reservations required when your vacation sidekick is Dale Jr.

    Mark Ashenfelter

    Marcos Ambrose caused quite a stir when he showed up in his home country of Australia with Dale Earnhardt Jr. in tow. Ambrose is hoping to cause just as much excitement in next year's Nationwide Series.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2007
  11. Kevin and DeLana Harvick add truck title to growing list of accom...

    Mark Ashenfelter

    Ron Hornaday Jr. driving for Kevin and DeLana Harvick is a match made in race-truck heaven, writes Mark Ashenfelter.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2007
  12. Hamilton anxious to put forgettable 2007 season behind him

    Mark Ashenfelter

    2007 was a year to forget for Bobby Hamilton Jr. He lost his father to cancer in January, then limped to a sixth-place finish in the Busch standings. And 2008? It can't get much worse, writes Mark Ashenfelter.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2007
  13. Just making Chase not good enough for Truex

    Mark Ashenfelter

    Martin Truex Jr. began the Chase with sky-high expectations. How could things go so wrong so quickly?

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2007
  14. All bets are off when Talladega enters the picture

    Mark Ashenfelter

    A good season can turn bad in a hurry if things go awry at Talladega. The crown jewel of Alabama has a mind of its own, writes Mark Ashenfelter.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2007
  15. Hamilton chasing Leffler for unrecognized Busch-only title

    Mark Ashenfelter

    Bobby Hamilton Jr. has no shot at the Busch title in 2007, but he still has something to race for: bragging rights for drivers who don't race Cup, writes Mark Ashenfelter.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2007
  16. Keselowski hoping to impress star-studded field at Michigan

    Mark Ashenfelter

    Brad Keselowski gets another chance to impress car owner Dale Earnhardt Jr. in Saturday's Busch Series race at Michigan, writes Mark Ashenfelter.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2007