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  1. NASCAR - Race to the Chase gonna get wild - Sonoma

    David Newton

    Parity rules. Points are tight. Emotions are high. In other words, the sprint to the Chase is gonna get crazy. And the fun begins Sunday at Sonoma.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2013
  2. NASCAR - Ford teams in pursuit of performance - Greg Biffle

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Greg Biffle's paint scheme for an upcoming Sprint Cup race at Michigan may be about smiles, but the Roush Fenway Racing driver isn't smiling much these days. Ranked 13th in points, the perennial Chase contender says RFR and Ford ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  3. NASCAR - Brad Keselowski dialed in

    David Newton

    Jimmie Johnson might have five Sprint Cup titles. But Brad Keselowski has a 20-point lead -- and otherworldly social-media savvy -- entering Sunday's Chase finale at Homestead.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2012
  4. NASCAR - Monday Rundown - Points system penalizes Chase contender...

    David Newton

    Jeff Gordon has three straight top-3 finishes in the Chase for the Cup. Matt Kenseth has a victory at Talladega. Then why are their championship hopes all but buried?

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2012
  5. Brad Keselowski cuts back on Nationwide schedule to focus on Chas...

    David Newton

    Sprint Cup points leader Brad Keselowski will cut back on his Nationwide Series schedule the rest of the year to focus on the Chase.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2012
  6. NASCAR - Will Sprint Cup funnyman Clint Bowyer get last laugh?

    David Newton

    Sprint Cup funnyman Clint Bowyer wasn't smiling when NASCAR penalized him 150 points after his 2010 Chase-opening win at New Hampshire. Will Bowyer get the last laugh?

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2012
  7. NASCAR - Tony Stewart, unplugged

    David Newton

    Ready or not, here he comes. Tony Stewart, the brash, bold, blue-collar Sprint Cup champion, is the new face of NASCAR. Like it or not.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2011
  8. NASCAR - Kurt Busch, Jimmie Johnson back with a vengeance

    David Newton

    Two NASCAR champions got back in to Chase contention with a 1-2 finish at Dover. Truth is, winner Kurt Busch and Jimmie Johnson weren't out of it to begin with.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2011
  9. Bruton Smith chimes in on NASCAR's proposed points system and the...

    David Newton

    CONCORD, N.C. -- It wouldn't be a NASCAR media tour without a few suggestions or rants from Bruton Smith, and on Tuesday he gave us a couple of good ones to chew on. When asked what he thinks of the proposed 43-1 points system NASCAR chairman Brian ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 25, 2011
  10. Official: Denny Hamlin will battle fuel mileage in finale

    David Newton

    Sprint Cup points leader Denny Hamlin will be at a disadvantage if Sunday's Chase finale comes down to fuel mileage, the senior vice president for race operations at Joe Gibbs Racing said on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2010
  11. Five reasons why Jimmie Johnson will win NASCAR Sprint Cup title

    David Newton

    Don't underestimate the power of long hair. Or the power of stinky diapers. But what do flowing locks and dirty drawers have to do with the 2010 Cup title? Plenty.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2010
  12. Jimmie Johnson's pit crew tripped at Texas Motor Speedway, leavin...

    David Newton

    The 48 crew let down four-time defending champ Jimmie Johnson at Texas. The big question: Will Sunday's benching make Chad Knaus & Co. stronger, or will it tear them apart?

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2010
  13. Clint Bowyer's 150-point deduction upheld

    David Newton

    NASCAR's chief appellate officer has upheld the 150-point deduction against Clint Bowyer while reducing part of the penalty against Richard Childress Racing.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2010
  14. NASCAR penalizes Clint Bowyer 150 points after car fails inspecti...

    David Newton

    Clint Bowyer's run at the Sprint Cup championship took a serious hit Wednesday as NASCAR penalized him 150 points because the car that won the Chase opener at New Hampshire didn't meet specifications.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2010
  15. Just making the Chase won't be good enough for Brian Vickers, Sco...

    David Newton

    Just making the Chase in 2010 won't be good enough for Brian Vickers and Red Bull Racing. Been there, done that.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2010
  16. Here's a thought: Why not reward the regular-season champ with a ...

    David Newton

    Here's a thought: Why not reward the regular-season champ with a 50-point bonus at the start of the Chase? History says the points leader heading into the playoff could use a little help.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2009