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  1. NASCAR - The sport could use a youth movement - Pocono

    David Newton

    Jeff Gordon will celebrate his 42nd birthday Sunday at Pocono Raceway. Good for him, because the four-time Cup champ remains relevant. But maybe not so good for NASCAR.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2013
  2. NASCAR - Tony Stewart risking much with frantic schedule

    David Newton

    Tony Stewart loves to race. But as a team owner and Sprint Cup driver, is it wise for the three-time champion to risk his health -- and his team's -- at far-flung dirt tracks?

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2013
  3. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Brad Keselowski impressed after testing new 2...

    David Newton

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. could become a bigger threat to win his first Sprint Cup championship with the new 2013 car, while Brad Keselowski and Penske Racing also could be even stronger with the new car and a new manufacturer.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  4. Dale Earnhardt Jr. voted NASCAR's most popular driver

    David Newton

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. didn't win the championship he thought was possible midway through the 2012 Sprint Cup season, but that didn't impact his popularity.

    Story | Conversation | November 29, 2012
  5. NASCAR - Brad Keselowski just drinking it in

    David Newton

    The buzz Brad Keselowski enjoyed after winning his first Sprint Cup championship has subsided. But the buzz Brad K has brought to NASCAR is just beginning.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2012
  6. Brad Keselowski moves to front for Chase finale after Joey Logano...

    David Newton

    Point leader Brad Keselowski will move onto the front row of Sunday's Sprint Cup finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway thanks to a wreck during Saturday's first practice.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2012
  7. Chicagoland Speedway to host NASCAR Chase opener again in 2013

    David Newton

    NASCAR will open the Chase for the Sprint Cup at Chicagoland Speedway for the third consecutive year in 2013.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2012
  8. Martin Truex Jr. accidentally runs into Brad Keselowski in garage...

    David Newton

    Martin Truex Jr. almost damaged his championship hopes before the Chase began.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2012
  9. NASCAR docks Tony Stewart 6 championship points; Austin Dillon lo...

    David Newton

    NASCAR came down heavy on Tuesday with penalties on defending Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart and Nationwide Series championship contender Austin Dillon for violations discovered last weekend at Daytona International Speedway.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  10. NASCAR - Dale Earnhardt Jr. a Sprint Cup championship contender

    David Newton

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. waited four long years to hoist a trophy in Victory Lane at a NASCAR points race. Now, Junior, about that 2012 Sprint Cup championship ...

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2012
  11. NASCAR - Team loyalty adds to Chase intrigue

    David Newton

    They're referred to as team expectations in NASCAR circles. Outsiders call them team orders, and they could help decide who wins the 2011 Sprint Cup championship. Or not.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2011
  12. NASCAR - Dale Earnhardt Jr. in Sprint Cup title hunt

    David Newton

    Where's Junior? He's in the Chase, and NASCAR's most popular driver has a shot to run for the championship. Seriously.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2011
  13. NASCAR- Kyle Busch odds-on favorite in Chase for the Sprint Cup

    David Newton

    The odds are in and the favorite to win the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup championship is ... Kyle Busch. Hot off the press from sports publicist Jimmy Shapiro are the odds for the 10-race Chase that begins Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway. Busch, who begin...

    Blog | Conversation | September 12, 2011
  14. NASCAR - Can Danica Patrick trump Dale Earnhardt Jr. in popularit...

    David Newton

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been NASCAR's most popular driver eight years running. How long before his newest full-time employee, Danica Patrick, steals the crown?

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2011
  15. Richard Petty, The King of NASCAR, chimes in on the great points ...

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- If you want a king's perspective on the new points system NASCAR is considering for the 2011 season, read on. Richard Petty, otherwise known as The King of NASCAR, won seven championships under five points systems. If anybody is a...

    Blog | Conversation | January 26, 2011
  16. NASCAR warns Chase teams against team orders affecting title

    David Newton

    NASCAR officials met with owners of the three drivers competing for the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship on Sunday morning to make it clear teammates and team orders that could influence the outcome would not be tolerated.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2010