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  1. NASCAR - Hall of Fame class of '12 a great one

    Ed Hinton

    Darrell Waltrip. Cale Yarborough. Dale Inman. Glen Wood. Richie Evans. These five men helped shape the face of NASCAR ... and made a lasting impression on longtime beat writer Ed Hinton.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2012
  2. NASCAR's made friends with a few presidents; is Barack Obama next...

    Ed Hinton

    NASCAR has always been seen as a Republican's playground, but the truth is the sport has played both sides of the political fence quite well. Wednesday's visit to the White house will be the latest chapter in a long and storied history.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2009
  3. NASCAR - Austin Dillon belongs in the 3

    Ed Hinton

    There was a time in NASCAR the No. 3 didn't mean all that much. Now, it means a lot. Austin Dillon is going to carry it to the pole of the Daytona 500 on Sunday. And that is how it should be.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  4. NASCAR ups the ante with offseason overhaul

    Ed Hinton

    NASCAR is going all-in with sweeping changes to the Chase, qualifying format and penalty system. The big question: Was the league's offseason overhaul a good bet -- or a foolish one?

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2014
  5. NASCAR - Sport doing a lot of things right these days

    Ed Hinton

    It always seems like NASCAR is in hot water one way or another, and the truth is, the sport hasn't dealt with that well at times. Now is not one of those times.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2013
  6. NASCAR - With "Gen 6" cars upon us, a look back at previous Cup c...

    Ed Hinton

    The previous five generations of NASCAR Cup cars had their day, and now it's time for "Gen 6" to debut. It's time to rate the past and look ahead to the future.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2013
  7. NASCAR - The Chase is here to stay, and that's a good thing

    Ed Hinton

    When the 2011 Chase began, few would have picked Tony Stewart to win the championship. When he did, it just showed that the new (now old) way was the best way for NASCAR.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2012
  8. NASCAR - Tony Stewart just getting warmed up

    Ed Hinton

    After 17 years of turbulence in Indy cars and NASCAR, after three Cup titles, after 46 visits to Victory Lane, could it be that Tony Stewart is peaking now?

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2012
  9. 11 vs. 43 - Which number means more in NASCAR lore?

    Ed Hinton

    Denny Hamlin's win at Phoenix moved No. 11 into a tie with No. 43 for all-time wins in the Cup series. That begs Ed Hinton to ask: Which number means more in NASCAR lore?

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2012
  10. NASCAR - Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus get second wind

    Ed Hinton

    In hindsight, the 48 team not winning a sixth straight Cup championship could have been the best thing -- at least for Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2012
  11. NASCAR - Brad Keselowski the 2012 champion?

    Ed Hinton

    Sure, you can watch every race as the NASCAR season unfolds -- and Brad Keselowski takes the Cup title -- but if you want to know what will happen now, our man has answers.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2012
  12. NASCAR - Tony Stewart puts hammer down on Carl Edwards

    Ed Hinton

    Title contender Tony Stewart began his verbal onslaught on Carl Edwards long before championship weekend. Will it ever end?

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2011
  13. NASCAR - Ken Squier still worth listening to for NASCAR

    Ed Hinton

    Ken Squier still has the voice that made him the best announcer in racing. Now in a very busy "retirement" in Vermont, everyone around NASCAR should listen to him again.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2011
  14. NASCAR's 'have at it' mantra for drivers is rousing success so fa...

    Ed Hinton

    As the drivers take their annual break before the Brickyard, they can look back and see that "have at it, boys" was not just NASCAR lip service. Now are they really ready to let it rip?

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2010
  15. Don't expect any changes for the Sprint Cup for the foreseeable f...

    Ed Hinton

    For NASCAR fans hoping changes are coming to the Sprint Cup car -- aka Contraption Of Turmoil -- you can keep on waiting. The league seems convinced the car is not a problem.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2009
  16. 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