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  1. March Madness, NASCAR style - California

    David Newton

    The road to the Final Four is filled with potholes for the remaining teams in the NCAAs. Just imagine what that road looks like for the championship contenders in the Sprint Cup Series.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2013
  2. NASCAR - New NASCAR initiative won't deter start-and-park teams

    David Newton

    NASCAR announced reduced payouts to teams finishing 39th or worse in Sprint Cup races this season. Will as much as $16,000 less a race discourage start-and-park teams? Not very likely.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2013
  3. NASCAR - Who is Brad Keselowski, really?

    David Newton

    Brad Keselowski has the Sprint Cup points lead, but who is he, really? He's comfortable in first place, and with losing a simulation race against a college kid. So, how did he get here?

    Story | Conversation | October 03, 2012
  4. NASCAR - Will Michael Waltrip Racing get a split title?

    David Newton

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- NASCAR finally has entered the wacky world of college football. There could be a split champion in the Sprint Cup Series. For the first time since the sport went to a playoff format in 2004, there is the opportunity for a diffe...

    Blog | Conversation | March 31, 2012
  5. Dale Earnhardt Jr. winning at Bristol Motor Speedway is just what...

    David Newton

    How can auto racing possibly compete with the NCAA basketball tournament? Dale Earnhardt Jr. winning at rough-and-tumble Bristol would give NASCAR a fighting chance.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2011
  6. Ryan Newman still stewing about run-in with Joey Logano at Michig...

    David Newton

    BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Since when does a college education have anything to do with driving a Sprint Cup car? Apparently, Ryan Newman thinks it does. That was the case on Friday at Bristol Motor Speedway when Purdue graduate Newman discussed last week's...

    Blog | Conversation | August 21, 2010
  7. Sprint Cup crown is Jimmie Johnson's to lose after Sunday's win a...

    David Newton

    Jimmie Johnson still trails Mark Martin in the Chase standings, but the defending three-time Cup champ has all the momentum after his fifth win in 16 races at the Monster Mile.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2009
  8. David Newton: Some serious surprises so far this NASCAR season

    David Newton

    Before every Sprint Cup season, you expect things will go a certain way. You already can throw out the script for 2009.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2009
  9. Jimmie Johnson is the Sprint Cup champion, say the Las Vegas odds...

    David Newton

    Jimmie Johnson is the Sprint Cup champion. OK, it hasn't actually happened yet, but Las Vegas oddsmakers are so confident, they've taken the championship proposition off the board, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2008
  10. A new season upon us as Daytona testing set to begin

    David Newton

    OK, offseason's over. That's right race fans, testing at Daytona begins Monday and David Newton has five things worth watching when the fun begins.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2008
  11. Crew chief confident Earnhardt Jr. will rebound

    David Newton

    Richie Gilmore turned to college football legend Lou Holtz to help Dale Earnhardt Jr. get through his worst start since joining the Nextel Cup series full-time in 2000.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2007