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  1. NASCAR - Hendrick Motorsports gang just enjoying the ride

    David Newton

    Mr. H tossing out one-liners? Chad Knaus looking cool and relaxed? A little warning for all Sprint Cup drivers not in the Hendrick Motorsports stable: Be afraid.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2013
  2. Bruton Smith chimes in on NASCAR's proposed points system and the...

    David Newton

    CONCORD, N.C. -- It wouldn't be a NASCAR media tour without a few suggestions or rants from Bruton Smith, and on Tuesday he gave us a couple of good ones to chew on. When asked what he thinks of the proposed 43-1 points system NASCAR chairman Brian ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 25, 2011
  3. Gordon, McMurray and the Hall of Fame

    David Newton

    CONCORD, N.C. -- Some closing thoughts on the 2009 NASCAR media tour: • Kudos to Jeff Gordon, who says he's saved $100,000 by flying commercial during the offseason. His best deal came on a trip from New York City to Charlotte, N.C., when he p...

    Blog | Conversation | January 22, 2009
  4. Facial hair and waistlines talk of the tour

    David Newton

    CONCORD, N.C. -- Mark Martin was preparing to begin his group interview session during Wednesday's third day of the NASCAR media tour when team owner Rick Hendrick slipped a piece of cheesecake covered in whipped cream on the table next to him. "I'm...

    Blog | Conversation | January 21, 2009
  5. David Newton: Expectations sky-high at Stewart-Haas Racing

    David Newton

    Why all the excitement at Stewart-Haas Racing? Because the new owner in town has folks believing this team can win, and win quickly, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2009
  6. So far, so good for surging Vickers and Team Red Bull

    David Newton

    Can you say "Top 35"? Brian Vickers certainly can. He's one of 2008's early surprises, sittin' pretty at ninth in the Sprint Cup standings, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2008
  7. Roush Fenway Racing must trim stable of drivers from five to four...

    David Newton

    Jack Roush has at least one more year to decide which of his five drivers will be let go under the cap rule mandated by NASCAR, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2008
  8. NASCAR - Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt Jr. reign supreme

    David Newton

    It's not often you see a seven-time Cup champion on the same stage with a son of a seven-time champ. But Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt Jr. have more in common than you think.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  9. NASCAR - Kevin Harvick and wife DeLana expecting

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The biggest news of the 2012 Sprint Media Tour wasn't that Danica Patrick will run the Coca-Cola 600 or the unveiling of the 2013 Ford Fusion. It wasn't that NASCAR has eliminated secret fines -- as far as we know -- or that Wal-Ma...

    Blog | Conversation | January 26, 2012
  10. Brad Keselowski extension with Penske Racing is for two years, wi...

    David Newton

    Brad Keselowski's extension with Penske Racing is for two years, with an organization option for a third year in 2015, team officials confirmed Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2012
  11. Trevor Bayne says he had Lyme disease, not feeling aftereffects

    David Newton

    Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne says there are no aftereffects from Lyme disease, which sidelined him for two months last season.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2012
  12. NASCAR - Joe Gibbs likes what he sees in Tim Tebow

    David Newton

    CONCORD, N.C. -- Tim Tebow doesn't have anything to do with NASCAR or the Sprint Media Tour, but he's made an impression on one team owner. "I love Tebow," said Joe Gibbs, the owner of Joe Gibbs Racing and former head coach of the Washington Redskin...

    Blog | Conversation | January 23, 2012
  13. 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
  14. It's not easy being Dale Earnhardt Jr.

    David Newton

    NASCAR's most popular driver also is NASCAR's most misunderstood driver. Behind that rock-star reputation, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is just one of the guys. No ... really.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2010
  15. It's time to bring back Dale Earnhardt's famed black No. 3 to the...

    David Newton

    CONCORD, N.C. -- Day 2 of NASCAR's preseason Sprint Media Tour began with the unveiling of a black No. 3 truck that Austin Dillon will drive full time for Richard Childress Racing. Next was a visit with Richard Petty Motorsports, where we saw the ne...

    Blog | Conversation | January 19, 2010
  16. Word is NASCAR plans to be a kinder, gentler governing body in 20...

    David Newton

    Word is NASCAR plans to be a kinder, gentler governing body in 2010 and will let drivers police the garage just like in the old days. In other words, brace yourselves.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2010