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  1. Ford extends Homestead-Miami Speedway deal through 2019

    Ford Motor Co. is extending its sponsorship agreement with Homestead-Miami Speedway at least through 2019, and track president Matt Becherer is optimistic the venue will remain the host of NASCAR's final weekend for the foreseeable future.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2014
  2. NASCAR - Justin Allgaier building momentum - Nationwide

    Brant James

    Justin Allgaier and his team haven't had the kind of Nationwide Series season they were hoping for so far. But finding themselves in second place and gaining ground has them optimistic.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2013
  3. Danica Patrick to start in back of field at Coca-Cola 600

    David Newton

    Danica Patrick wasn't optimistic about her chances in Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 before the weekend, and now she will start from the back.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2013
  4. Joe Gibbs Racing confident in Kyle Busch returning

    David Newton

    The president of Joe Gibbs Racing is optimistic the organization will sign Sprint Cup driver Kyle Busch to an extension.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2012
  5. After stuck throttle, Jeff Gordon renews Chase hopes

    David Newton

    The mustache is gone, but Jeff Gordon still is optimistic about his title chances that were thwarted by a stuck throttle in Sunday's Chase opener at Chicagoland Speedway.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2012
  6. NASCAR - media tour musings

    Terry Blount

    So, what did we learn from the 2012 NASCAR media tour? Danica is all in, Brad K. is the new leader at Penske, Chip is far from satisfied and Harvick is extra Happy.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2012
  7. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a look at the top Tuesday morning headlines from around the division. Although there still is a lot of work ahead, New Orleans general manager Mickey Loomis sounded optimistic the Saints can keep potential free agents Drew Brees, Carl Nic...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  8. Formula One's Bernie Ecclestone reiterates deadline, doubts over ...

    Formula One's boss isn't optimistic about the U.S. Grand Prix taking place next year and has set a Wednesday deadline for American organizers to guarantee its long-term financial backing.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2011
  9. Red Bull Team Racing GM Jay Frye says he hopes to line up investo...

    Terry Blount

    Jay Frye, vice president and general manager for Red Bull Team Racing, said Tuesday he is optimistic that he can line up investors to keep the organization intact for the 2012 season.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2011
  10. With Greg Biffle signed, Roush Fenway turns attention to keeping ...

    David Newton

    With Greg Biffle now signed to a new three-year contract, Roush Fenway Racing will turn its focus to retaining Sprint Cup points leader Carl Edwards.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2011
  11. Thanks to Randy Bernard, the IndyCar Series is brimming with prom...

    John Oreovicz

    From the arrival of new IndyCar Series boss Randy Bernard to the thought of not penning one more Danica Patrick story in 2010, John Oreovicz is thankful for many, many things.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2010
  12. Dale Earnhardt Jr. not optimistic of positive outlook heading int...

    David Newton

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn't optimistic that any one thing can happen over the final five races that will give him a positive outlook heading into the 2011 Sprint Cup season.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2010
  13. Danica Patrick supports drivers association in IndyCar

    Danica Patrick is optimistic that the formation of a drivers association in IndyCar racing will give competitors a stronger voice in the sport.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2010
  14. Inside The Hauler: Kasey Kahne insists he isn't lost, even if he ...

    David Newton

    Kasey Kahne still doesn't know where he will drive in 2011, but he says that won't affect him. Why the positive attitude? He figures future owner Rick Hendrick will work it out and current owner Richard Petty still deserves his best.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2010
  15. Felipe Massa optimistic on eve of return to Sao Paulo

    Ferrari driver Felipe Massa is on the mend with only some swelling near his left eye and will fly home to Brazil on Monday nine days after fracturing his skull in a high-speed crash in Hungary.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2009
  16. Changes in store for IndyCar Series

    John Oreovicz

    The Indy cars will look and sound pretty much the same as they have all season for this weekend's Meijer Indy 300 at Kentucky Speedway. But Indy Racing League officials are cautiously optimistic that subtle changes to the aerodynamic specification of...

    Blog | Conversation | July 31, 2009