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  1. Sprint Cup driver Joey Logano says NASCAR is safer than NFL

    Michael Rothstein

    NASCAR driver Joey Logano visited Detroit Lions practice on Tuesday and said he felt his sport was safer than football.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2014
  2. NASCAR Sprint Cup teams scramble at Michigan to adjust for tires

    David Newton

    Sprint Cup teams were scrambling Saturday after a last-minute decision to swap left-side tires for Sunday's race at newly-repaved Michigan International Speedway was made to avoid blowouts and another catastrophe like the one at Indianapolis in 2008.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2012
  3. Goodyear, NASCAR monitor tire blistering as speeds increase at Mi...

    David Newton

    NASCAR and Goodyear officials are monitoring a potential problem with tire blistering created by higher-than-expected speeds on the newly-repaved Michigan International Speedway.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2012
  4. Sources: NASCAR to unveil new plan for starting order if qualifyi...

    David Newton

    Multiple sources said after Monday meetings with NASCAR that plans are in place to set the qualifying order based on practice speeds and the starting order based on practice speeds if qualifying is rained out.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2011
  5. NASCAR concerned about high speeds at Talladega

    Terry Blount

    Two drivers exceeded 201 mph in the first Sprint Cup practice, causing concern by NASCAR officials.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2010
  6. NASCAR might lower speeds after laps near 200 mph

    Terry Blount

    NASCAR officials were considering whether changes would ber needed this weekend after Nextel Cup drivers posted speeds approaching 200 mph in both practice sessions Friday.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2007
  7. NASCAR slows speeds at Talladega with plate change

    NASCAR will use smaller restrictor plates Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway to cut back speeds that approached 200 mph during practice sessions on the freshly paved track.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2006
  8. Dokken hospitalized after practice crash

    Michael Dokken crashed during practice for the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series on Friday, and was taken to a hospital by helicopter.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2003
  9. Record speeds posted at Indy

    Tony Stewart and Bobby Labonte took Chevrolets for test drives Monday at Indianapolis.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2002