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  1. NASCAR - Brickyard race in need of drama boost

    Terry Blount

    Of course the annual Sprint Cup race at the Brickyard is still a big deal, but the race hasn't provided a lot of thrills in recent seasons. That could all change Sunday if the right forces come together.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2013
  2. NASCAR - Let the real fun begin

    Terry Blount

    The top storylines to watch from now to Homestead? The championship battle brewing between Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth is a biggie. Our guy Terry Blount has five more.

    Blog | Conversation | July 18, 2013
  3. Rain postpones Kentucky Sprint Cup race to Sunday

    Terry Blount

    Rain Saturday night forced NASCAR officials to postpone the Sprint Cup race at Kentucky Speedway until Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2013
  4. Danica Patrick laughs off critical comments from Kyle Petty

    Terry Blount

    Danica Patrick laughed off comments made by TV analyst Kyle Petty, who said she's a "marketing machine" and "not a race car driver."

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2013
  5. Drivers liking Kentucky Speedway's rough edges

    Terry Blount

    SPARTA, Ky. -- Churchill Downs might be a little dirtier, and it's ancient compared to Bluegrass State neighbor Kentucky Speedway. But the 1.5-mile oval is downright gnarly compared to most racetracks in NASCAR. And that's just how most drivers like ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 27, 2013
  6. NASCAR - Martin Truex Jr. ends winless skid - Sprint Cup

    Terry Blount

    Martin Truex Jr. hadn't won a Sprint Cup race in 218 tries. He'd heard the whispers: Did he belong? Truex answered that in a big way Sunday with a runaway victory at Sonoma.

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2013
  7. Karsyn Elledge is ready to take next step in racing career

    Terry Blount

    SONOMA , Calif. -- Meet the newest member of the Earnhardt racing family -- 12-year-old Karsyn Elledge. Karsyn is the daughter of Kelley Earnhardt Miller, who is the daughter of Dale Earnhardt and the GM of the JR Motorsports Nationwide Series team...

    Blog | Conversation | June 22, 2013
  8. NASCAR - Drivers, families, love Sonoma's dual nature

    Terry Blount

    NASCAR drivers and their families love coming to Sonoma, Calif., because it's almost like a mini vacation for many. Then of course, all hell breaks loose on Sunday, Terry Blount writes.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2013
  9. NASCAR - Strange season could get even stranger

    Terry Blount

    We've had a woman on the Daytona 500 pole, car parts injuring spectators and TV cable lines falling from the sky. Can the season get any more unusual? Oh, you bet it can.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  10. NASCAR - Kyle Busch's pit crew comes up big at Texas

    Terry Blount

    Kyle Busch always has had the talent to win a Sprint Cup championship. Now he has the supporting cast, a phenomenal pit crew that pushed him to a weekend sweep Saturday night at Texas.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2013
  11. Joey Logano's Ford fails pre-race inspection, barely makes race s...

    Terry Blount

    Joey Logano barely made it to the track Saturday night for the start of the Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway after his car failed a pre-race inspection and had more problems on a second inspection moments before the race began.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2013
  12. Dale Earnhardt Jr. defends Jimmie Johnson for late pass at Martin...

    Terry Blount

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. defended teammate Jimmie Johnson's decision last weekend to lap him under caution after Earnhardt spun on the track at Martinsville.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  13. NASCAR - Sprint Cup needs to get momentum back after layoff

    Terry Blount

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. has the points lead? Tempers are flaring everywhere? We'll see if NASCAR can up the immense momentum built in California at always-anticipated Martinsville.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2013
  14. NASCAR - Gen-6 faces major test at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

    Terry Blount

    What NASCAR needs most is a week when actual racing tops off-the-track controversy. If the Sprint Cup race in Las Vegas can deliver that Sunday, everyone wins.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2013
  15. NASCAR - The real Sprint Cup season begins at Phoenix Internation...

    Terry Blount

    Time to put all the off-the-track drama in the rearview. We've got a Cup race to run Sunday on the tricky 1-mile oval in the desert that separates the pretenders from the contenders.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2013
  16. NASCAR - Dale Earnhardt Jr., Danica Patrick earn respect at the D...

    Terry Blount

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. wants to show he can contend for the Cup title. Danica Patrick wants to show she can race competitively with NASCAR's best drivers. Mission accomplished.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2013