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  1. Daytona 500 - Jimmie Johnson goes from under the radar to big win...

    Ed Hinton

    Jimmie Johnson wasn't the talk of Speedweeks -- Danica Patrick was. And while Patrick acquitted herself well, Johnson is hauling home the Daytona 500 hardware.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2013
  2. Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. team up for a big Talladega...

    Ed Hinton

    If you weren't thrilled by the finish -- and ultimately Jimmie Johnson's win thanks to teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. -- at Talladega on Sunday, then you never will like NASCAR.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2011
  3. Mark Martin faces the inevitable: finishing second in the Sprint ...

    Ed Hinton

    The math says Mark Martin is still in contention for his first Sprint Cup championship. The reality? The best Martin likely can do is finish second -- for the fifth time in his career.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2009
  4. Jimmie Johnson all but locked up his fourth straight title at Tal...

    Ed Hinton

    Jamie McMurray won the race Sunday at Talladega, and Jimmie Johnson won the title. Oh, not officially for Johnson, not yet. But it will take a miracle to catch him now.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2009
  5. Is Sunday's Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway -- the world's la...

    Ed Hinton

    Still think Sunday's Cup race at Talladega -- the world's largest roulette wheel -- is the Chase field's best chance to derail three-time defending champ Jimmie Johnson? You kiddin'?

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2009
  6. Juan Pablo Montoya and Mark Martin saw their Chase hopes falter w...

    Ed Hinton

    Juan Pablo Montoya and Mark Martin have been big buddies this season. One bump on the track Saturday night put Martin in a Chase hole and may have Montoya all but out.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2009
  7. NASCAR's playing midseason cat and mouse with dominant teams is n...

    Ed Hinton

    NASCAR doesn't like dominance lest it stink up the show. And one thing The Strange Case of the 5 and the 48 clearly demonstrates: The show still trumps sport.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2009
  8. Jeff Gordon not troubled by slow Chase start in his quest for a f...

    Ed Hinton

    No, Jeff Gordon's not off to the start he wanted two races into the Chase. But the four-time champion, now 38, might just have a little "Wonder Boy" left in him yet.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2009
  9. Drivers such as Ron Hornaday Jr. and Mark Martin used to be too y...

    Ed Hinton

    Mark Martin and Ron Hornaday Jr. used to be too young, now they're too old. But baby boomers tend to make their own rules, so maybe that's why they're running up front.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2009
  10. Mark Martin, the cleanest, fairest racer in all the land, suddenl...

    Ed Hinton

    What's this? Mark Martin, the cleanest, fairest racer in all the land, suddenly embroiled in controversy after his Chase-opening victory at New Hampshire? Hardly.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2009
  11. NASCAR's best storyline in '09? A Jimmie Johnson four-peat

    Ed Hinton

    Six stories in the 2009 Chase would resonate in both the motorsports community and the mainstream public. But only one outcome would truly rock NASCAR's world.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2009
  12. Finally, some breathing room for Martin

    Ed Hinton

    What will 2009 ultimately bring for Mark Martin? His greatest triumph ... or his greatest disappointment? We've got 10 weeks to find out.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 12, 2009
  13. Atlanta has stood the test of time, and now it may stand in as th...

    Ed Hinton

    You want a great reason to watch Sunday's race at Atlanta? It may just be the best Chase preview we could have.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2009
  14. Bristol finish shows why Martin sleeps easily at night

    Ed Hinton

    Mark Martin would rather win fair and square or not win at all. The classiest racer in NASCAR proved that again Saturday night at Bristol by not punting Kyle Busch late in the Sharpie 500.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 23, 2009
  15. Signing 50-year-old Mark Martin might be one of the smartest thin...

    Ed Hinton

    Bringing Mark Martin into Hendrick Motorsports at age 50 might not have made a lot of sense to some. But it made sense to Rick Hendrick and, as usual, he was right.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2009
  16. Juan Pablo Montoya opens the door for Jimmie Johnson at the Brick...

    Ed Hinton

    Would Jimmie Johnson have had enough to run down Juan Pablo Montoya had JPM not been penalized for speeding on pit road? "I don't have a clue," JJ said. "I do know I have the trophy."

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2009