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  1. AJ Allmendinger to replace Bobby Labonte in 5 possible races

    Terry Blount

    AJ Allmendinger will replace Bobby Labonte as the No. 47 Toyota for the Sprint Cup race next weekend at Michigan International Speedway, along with the Watkins Glen road course on Aug. 11 and possibly three other races this season.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2013
  2. NASCAR - Five things about Sonoma

    Terry Blount

    Before taking that first sip of Merlot this weekend, here are five interesting thoughts to ponder as NASCAR heads to the road course at Sonoma: 1. Biggest misnomer: Road-course ringers. The term insinuates that you are the hired gun who can win, but...

    Blog | Conversation | June 21, 2012
  3. Terry Blount: Was that the real Jeff Gordon beating and banging c...

    Terry Blount

    Was that the real Jeff Gordon beating and banging cars all over the Sonoma road course two months ago, or will we see a return to civility Sunday at Watkins Glen? Stay tuned.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2010
  4. Jeff Burton says aggressive racing at Sonoma was 'unacceptable'

    Terry Blount

    Jeff Burton called last week's banging wreckfest at Sonoma, Calif., "ridiculous" and said drivers need to start showing each other more respect.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2010
  5. Max Papis says Sprint Cup drivers are as good as they get

    Terry Blount

    Take it from someone who knows. Max Papis says Sprint Cup drivers are as good as any racers in the world. That was his conclusion after finishing eighth Monday on the road course in Watkins Glen, N.Y. "These guys are definitely the best of the best...

    Blog | Conversation | August 10, 2009
  6. Sprint Cup Series drivers are anxious over the restart rule at In...

    Terry Blount

    You thought double-file restarts on an oval track would be exciting. Now add the hills, dips, U-turns and hairpins of Infineon Raceway. No wonder the Cup drivers are worried.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2009
  7. Labonte taken to hospital after nine-car wreck at Watkins Glen

    Terry Blount

    One of the worst road-course crashes in years brought out a red flag with eight laps to go Sunday in the Centurion Boats at The Glen Sprint Cup race Sunday at Watkins Glen International.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2008
  8. Kyle Busch continues to defy description in Nationwide Series

    Terry Blount

    After another victory -- his third straight -- on three completely different kinds of tracks, one question begs to be answered, writes Terry Blount. Is there anything Kyle Busch can't drive to Victory Lane in the Nationwide Series?

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2008
  9. Montreal road race a defining moment for Ambrose, Carpentier

    Terry Blount

    Neither Marcos Ambrose nor Patrick Carpentier won the Nationwide road course race at Montreal in 2007, but they made headlines, and that was good enough, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2008
  10. Sprint Cup bullies, road-course ringers brace for Corona Mexico 2...

    Terry Blount

    Sunday's Nationwide Series race in Mexico City will feature a little bit of everything: Sprint Cup bullies, road course ringers and 70,000 'absolutely rabid' fans expecting one heckuva show, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2008
  11. The Glen should be a blast

    Terry Blount

    Watkins Glen this weekend has more plot lines than a TV soap opera during sweeps month. The usual story going into the New York road course race is whether one of the unrelated Gordons -- Jeff or Robby -- can beat Tony Stewart. But this event has i...

    Blog | Conversation | August 08, 2007
  12. Montoya ending Busch run

    Terry Blount

    Juan Pablo Montoya will not attempt to win NASCAR's version of the road racing Triple Crown -- winning three road-course races in three countries in the same year. No one ever had an opportunity to do that in the past, but it isn't part of the plan...

    Blog | Conversation | August 02, 2007
  13. Montoya makes history with stunning, smooth, Sonoma victory

    Terry Blount

    A real road-course master came through with a stunning victory in Sonoma, writes Terry Blount. Juan Pablo Montoya won his first Nextel Cup race on Sunday, demonstrating his skill -- and decision to come to NASCAR -- was not wasted.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2007
  14. Heading into qualifying, Montoya has impressive time

    Terry Blount

    Juan Pablo Montoya proved Friday he doesn't need an open-wheel car to post fast laps on a road course.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2007
  15. IndyCar - Marco Andretti-Graham Rahal rivalry would do wonders

    Terry Blount

    INDIANAPOLIS -- IndyCar Series boss Randy Bernard held court with the media Friday morning and has a plan for future success that follows these points: • Prop up current road and street courses to make sure they are profitable. •&n...

    Blog | Conversation | May 25, 2012
  16. TMS promoter Gossage says IRL should stick to bread-and-butter ov...

    Terry Blount

    Texas Motor Speedway boss Eddie Gossage has one piece of advice for the unified IndyCar Series: Stay away from the road courses -- or pay the price, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2008