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  1. NHRA -- John Force mulling Top Fuel, cites new sponsorship

    Terry Blount

    NHRA legend John Force, an iconic, 15-time Funny Car champion, might end his career in a Top Fuel dragster because of sponsorship changes coming to his organization.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2013
  2. NRA flap has NASCAR scrutinizing sponsors

    Terry Blount

    NASCAR plans to become more involved in race sponsorship decisions by speedways in light of the continuing controversy surrounding the National Rifle Association sponsorship of the Sprint Cup race Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2013
  3. NASCAR - Drivers feeling the sponsorship pinch

    Terry Blount

    We hear this question a lot from fans: Where will (insert driver's name) end up next season? The better question is: Where can he go? Options are limited.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2012
  4. NHRA unveils 2013 schedule, new series name

    Terry Blount

    The NHRA will increase from 23 to 24 events in 2013, along with a new series name to go with a renewed title sponsorship agreement for Coca-Cola.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2012
  5. National Guard extends Dale Earnhardt Jr. No. 88 car sponsorship ...

    Terry Blount

    The Army National Guard will continue as the primary sponsor for Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the No. 88 Chevrolet through the 2013 season, Hendrick Motorsports announced Friday.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2012
  6. Army officials in process of signing contract extension with Don ...

    Terry Blount

    Army officials are in the process of signing a contract extension with Don Schumacher Racing through 2013 to continue the long-running sponsorship of the Top Fuel dragster for seven-time NHRA champion Tony Schumacher.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  7. Rusty Wallace shuts down two-car Nationwide Series team

    Terry Blount

    Former Sprint Cup champion Rusty Wallace is shutting down the on-track activities of his two-car Nationwide Series team, a move that Wallace says is temporary due to a decrease in sponsorship.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2012
  8. GoDaddy.com says sale to KKR won't affect sponsorship deal with D...

    Terry Blount

    A spokesperson for GoDaddy.com said Saturday that the company's sale to the KKR investment firm will not change GoDaddy's status as a primary sponsor for Danica Patrick's racing career.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2011
  9. Terry Blount: It might be time to give Paul Menard credit as a re...

    Terry Blount

    No matter what Paul Menard does, the whispers will remain that he gets his ride because his wealthy father brings sponsorship. That's too bad because Menard is starting to look pretty good.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2010
  10. The Fort Hood tragedy looms large at Texas Motor Speedway

    Terry Blount

    There is a kinship between racers and soldiers that runs deeper than sponsorship dollars. That much was evident Friday at Texas Motor Speedway, where NASCAR Nation remembered the fallen at Fort Hood.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2009
  11. Dale Earnhardt Jr. disappointed the No. 8 car was shut down

    Terry Blount

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. said he's disappointed that the No. 8 Chevrolet was shut down, but he understands why it happened.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2009
  12. Kenny Bernstein Racing, NHRA to lose Budweiser as sponsor

    Terry Blount

    The longest running sponsorship in auto racing will come to a close when Budweiser ends its 30-year relationship with Kenny Bernstein Racing's NHRA team after the 2009 season.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2009
  13. Yates Racing terminates relationship with David Gilliland

    Terry Blount

    Yates Racing has terminated its relationship with driver David Gilliland, the team announced Friday at Auto Club Speedway.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2009
  14. Dale Earnhardt Jr. says his late father would have been able to h...

    Terry Blount

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. said he hopes good things come out of the merger between Dale Earnhardt Inc. and Chip Ganassi Racing, but he isn't sure a merger would have been necessary if his father was still alive and running DEI.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2008
  15. NASCAR negotiating with Camping World for truck series sponsorshi...

    Terry Blount

    NASCAR officials confirmed Friday that Camping World is negotiating to become the new title sponsor of the truck series next season, replacing Craftsman Tools.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2008
  16. Sponsorships getting harder to come by as economic downturn threa...

    Terry Blount

    Cup team sponsorships are hard enough to get in good economic times. If the economy does hit a recession, the implications for NASCAR are serious, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2008