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  1. NASCAR - Denny Hamlin is already done

    Ed Hinton

    The flaw in NASCAR's Chase format is the lack of an elimination system. Some drivers should be put out of their misery. Guess who Ed Hinton thinks that should be after Chicagoland.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2011
  2. Everyman Clint Bowyer is a charging dark horse in NASCAR's Chase ...

    Ed Hinton

    I ran across what might be a monumental question for hard-core NASCAR fans while going over the transcripts of the postrace media conferences at New Hampshire. Would a grassroots champion heal your spirit, bring you back, restore your faith in NASCA...

    Blog | Conversation | September 20, 2010
  3. NASCAR - Transformation of Chase Elliott

    Ed Hinton

    The transformation of Chase Elliott, son of former NASCAR champion Bill Elliott, is unfolding according to plan. At age 18, Chase's journey has been nothing short of ... well, awesome, writes Ed Hinton.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 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 - Chasing Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson might be futile

    Ed Hinton

    There are five drivers in position to win the 2013 Sprint Cup title, but when you talk to two of them, they say realistically it's down to Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  6. NASCAR - Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s grand plan foiled by crash at Talla...

    Ed Hinton

    Jamie McMurray was a sitting duck on the final lap at Talladega, leading a high-speed train of cars with Dale Earnhardt Jr. filling up his rearview. Then a crash froze the field.

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 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's Chase onslaught continues at Texas Motor ...

    Ed Hinton

    Let's not hand the Sprint Cup trophy to Tony Stewart just yet. We tried to give the championship to Denny Hamlin with two races to go in 2010 -- and look what happened.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2011
  9. NASCAR - Clint Bowyer helps make his owner proud

    Ed Hinton

    Go all-out or nothing, the boss said, and Clint Bowyer did just that to nip teammate Jeff Burton at Talladega. Owner Richard Childress should be applauded for giving the fans a show.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2011
  10. NASCAR - Kevin Harvick hot, Kyle Busch not

    Ed Hinton

    They began the Chase tied for the top seed in NASCAR's playoff. Kevin Harvick is still No. 1, but Kyle Busch is in jeopardy at No. 9. Ah, fuel mileage strikes again.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2011
  11. Chad Knaus says he doesn't worry too much about NASCAR penalties,...

    Ed Hinton

    Chad Knaus produces some of the fastest race cars anywhere. NASCAR likes to make sure he does it within the rules. It's that high-stakes game that is the real wild card in this year's Chase.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2009
  12. Juan Pablo Montoya loving his racing life on a little bit of the ...

    Ed Hinton

    LOUDON, N.H. -- The other 11 drivers enter the Chase game-faced. Juan Pablo Montoya comes rollicking in, always running on the edge of laughing. If sheer cool can win a championship, Montoya is a lock. I've never seen a driver enter NASCAR's playoff...

    Blog | Conversation | September 19, 2009
  13. Chase time is Jimmie Johnson's time in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series...

    Ed Hinton

    It happens every autumn: The Yankees make a pennant run. Brett Favre makes another NFL start. And Jimmie Johnson makes his annual push for a Sprint Cup title.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2009
  14. NASCAR's best storyline in '09? A Jimmie Johnson four-peat

    Ed Hinton

    Six stories in the 2009 Chase would resonate in both the motorsports community and the mainstream public. But only one outcome would truly rock NASCAR's world.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2009
  15. Carl Edwards sliced into Jimmie Johnson's Sprint Cup points lead

    Ed Hinton

    Carl Edwards spent the entire race Sunday trying to land a haymaker on Jimmie Johnson's chin. Edwards did his part with a win, but the vagaries of the Chase let JJ up off the canvas, writes Ed Hinton.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2008
  16. NASCAR's Helton on Martinsville Speedway: 'This is where we start...

    Ed Hinton

    What's so special about the tiny Virginia racetrack shaped like a paper clip? It's old, it's odd, and it's got history oozing out of its cracks, writes Ed Hinton.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2008