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  1. Is Jimmie Johnson the best NASCAR driver ever?

    Marty Smith

    Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt and David Pearson are widely regarded as the best drivers in NASCAR history. Jimmie Johnson, writes Marty Smith, just may be the best ever.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2009
  2. Transcript: Sitting down with Tony Stewart

    Marty Smith

    Tony Stewart transcript.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2008
  3. I didn't necessarily sign up for this

    Marty Smith

    CONCORD, N.C -- It's 10:03 a.m. Sunday before the Coca-Cola 600. I'm standing in front of a camera at the entrance to pit lane at Lowe's Motor Speedway, one minute from live air on NASCAR Now. It's a glorious day, and the wind is picking up. Dramat...

    Blog | Conversation | May 25, 2008
  4. NASCAR - for Sprint, Unlimited race sponsorship a no-brainer

    Marty Smith

    Sponsoring the season-opening exhibition race was something Sprint jumped on quickly. Why? It now has an ownership stake in the beginning, middle and end of the NASCAR season

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  5. Travis Pastrana would be just the guy to help revitalize NASCAR

    Marty Smith

    This is an account of a month-long rambling thought process. I love NASCAR racing and I want it to flourish. But right now it's not. Here's why I believe one racer with unparalleled commercial appeal can help. NASCAR needs Travis Pastrana. It was a...

    Blog | Conversation | November 05, 2010
  6. Marty Smith's Door-To-Door: What a difference a year is making fo...

    Marty Smith

    Winning solves everything in NASCAR, just ask Aric Almirola. He couldn't catch a break a year ago in his attempt to get a full-time ride. But he's won twice in the Camping World Truck Series this season, and now his phone is ringing again.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2010
  7. Now driving for upstart TRG Motorsports, 2000 Sprint Cup champ Bo...

    Marty Smith

    Between 1995 and 2003, few NASCAR racers enjoyed the success Bobby Labonte experienced. Now driving for upstart TRG Motorsports, the 2000 Cup champ isn't convinced his best days are behind him.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2010
  8. What NASCAR needs now is some bad-boy attitude

    Marty Smith

    What built NASCAR -- a rough-and-tumble attitude from the drivers -- hardly exists today. Whether it's the money or the sponsors or something else, this sport needs badasses again.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2009
  9. Tony Stewart the owner and driver is a far cry from the man who s...

    Marty Smith

    Tony Stewart stormed -- nearly literally -- onto the NASCAR stage 11 years ago. How different is he now as an owner and driver from how he was then? His home in Indiana holds some clues.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2009
  10. Door-To-Door: Room for improvement in NASCAR's Sprint Cup

    Marty Smith

    There's nothing wrong with the product NASCAR is putting on the racetrack. The Sprint Cup schedule? Now, that's a different story.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2009
  11. Biffle among those who see beauty of part-time driver schedule

    Marty Smith

    Greg Biffle wants to race six or seven more years with Roush Fenway Racing but he certainly likes what he sees in Mark Martin's part-time gig at Dale Earnhardt Inc., writes Marty Smith.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2007
  12. Montoya's faithful followers now NASCAR fans, too

    Marty Smith

    They loved him in CART. They followed him in Formula One. And now they adore him in NASCAR Nextel Cup. Where Juan Pablo Montoya goes, so go his fans, Marty Smith writes in Door-To-Door.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2007
  13. From small screen to the big time for McCumbee

    Marty Smith

    Chad McCumbee portrayed Dale Earnhardt Jr. in a made-for-TV movie in 2004. This weekend, he'll make his Nextel Cup Series debut driving for Kyle Petty in the Pocono 500.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2007