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  1. NASCAR - Aric Almirola puts 43 car back in Victory Lane at Dayton...

    Ed Hinton

    Almost 30 years to the day after Richard Petty drove the famed No. 43 to his 200th Cup win at Daytona, Aric Almirola drove the 43 to his first, writes Ed Hinton.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2014
  2. NASCAR - Chase Elliott masters Darlington on first try

    Ed Hinton

    DARLINGTON, S.C. -- This makes the 40th year I have come here covering races. Never have I seen anyone drive old Darlington Raceway better than Chase Elliott did Friday night. Not David Pearson, the all-time winner here with 10 victories; not Dale ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 12, 2014
  3. Racing, NASCAR - Michael Schumacher's lingering coma just latest ...

    Ed Hinton

    I stand reminded once again that there is a fate worse than death. I have seen people suffer it too often. The memory is a gloom unlike any other. John F. Burns, London bureau chief of The New York Times, has in my mind produced the most profound bo...

    Blog | Conversation | March 01, 2014
  4. NASCAR - Tony Stewart went too far with Richard Petty remarks

    Ed Hinton

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- We're still concerned about Tony Stewart's mending leg, but clearly his mouth is back to 100 percent -- running wide open, set up real loose, so that the rear end is hanging out. So Smoke wants to set up a match race between Ri...

    Blog | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  5. 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
  6. NASCAR: Six legends get the point of Chase changes

    Ed Hinton

    NASCAR has changed the way a driver earns the big trophy ... again. Qualifying will be different, too. What do Humpy Wheeler, Richard Petty, David Pearson, Cale Yarborough, Junior Johnson and Bobby Allison think? Get ready for a surprise.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  7. NASCAR - Richard Petty says Jimmie Johnson may win as many as 10 ...

    Ed Hinton

    Richard Petty is happy his 200 wins is likely an unassailable record, because he figures Jimmie Johnson is about to win his sixth championship and will soon pass The King and Dale Earnhardt, who have seven apiece.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2013
  8. Daytona 500 - The roulette wheel that is Daytona - NASCAR

    Ed Hinton

    Is there a bigger crapshoot in all of motorsports than the Great American Race at Daytona? Hang on to your hats, folks. It's gonna be one wild ride.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2013
  9. NASCAR - Jeff Gordon vs. Clint Bowyer battle part of long traditi...

    Ed Hinton

    Fights like the one last week between the crews of Clint Bowyer and Jeff Gordon aren't an everyday occurrence in NASCAR, but when they happen, they sure can be memorable.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  10. NASCAR - Martinsville a stiff test for Brad Keselowski and Paul W...

    Ed Hinton

    Are Brad Keselowski and Paul Wolfe really the new Jimmie and Chad? What's in store at Martinsville? Does the Chase points system need an overhaul? Ed Hinton wonders ...

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2012
  11. NASCAR - Ailing racers can't afford not to race

    Ed Hinton

    One way to ensure racers don't get behind the wheel when they're seriously ill or injured: Allow substitute drivers to accumulate points on their behalf.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2012
  12. NASCAR - '92 Atlanta race turns monumental

    Ed Hinton

    On Nov. 15, 1992, when Alan Kulwicki celebrated the championship that would ultimately cost him his life, little did we know how profound that race at Atlanta would become.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2012
  13. NASCAR - Monday Rundown - Jeff Gordon back in Chase picture

    Ed Hinton

    After all the rotten luck in 2012, the missteps and the mechanical breakdowns, Jeff Gordon -- the senior statesman of NASCAR -- is back in the game.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2012
  14. 11 vs. 43 - Which number means more in NASCAR lore?

    Ed Hinton

    Denny Hamlin's win at Phoenix moved No. 11 into a tie with No. 43 for all-time wins in the Cup series. That begs Ed Hinton to ask: Which number means more in NASCAR lore?

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2012
  15. NASCAR - Benny Phillips' death leaves void

    Ed Hinton

    Benny Phillips was the grit and the guts of the NASCAR media corps for more than 40 years. It was he who dubbed Darlington Raceway "The Lady in Black." He was the writer Richard Petty trusted most down through the decades. He co-authored Dale Earnha...

    Blog | Conversation | January 26, 2012
  16. NASCAR - Hall of Fame class of '12 a great one

    Ed Hinton

    Darrell Waltrip. Cale Yarborough. Dale Inman. Glen Wood. Richie Evans. These five men helped shape the face of NASCAR ... and made a lasting impression on longtime beat writer Ed Hinton.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2012