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  1. NASCAR - Leave politics at the gate, please - NRA 500

    David Newton

    Let's try to keep all this in perspective, NASCAR Nation. Saturday's NRA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway is just another Sprint Cup race -- one that you likely won't want to miss.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2013
  2. NASCAR - Top-35 rule has run its course

    David Newton

    How would NASCAR Nation react if one of the sport's megastars failed to qualify for a Cup race? That could happen if the league banishes the ever-controversial top-35 rule.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2012
  3. Denny Hamlin to sit out Nationwide race at Daytona with sore back...

    Denny Hamlin sat out two sessions for Saturday night's Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway because of back spasms and decided not to drive in Friday's Nationwide race.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2012
  4. NASCAR turns down Bubba Watson's 'General Lee' car for Pheonix ra...

    Concerned over the negative image of the Confederate flag, NASCAR told PGA star Bubba Watson he cannot drive his "General Lee" show car around Phoenix International Raceway before the March 4 Sprint Cup race.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2012
  5. NASCAR needs more PGA in it

    Terry Blount

    Winning a PGA tournament means a lot more than winning a Sprint Cup race -- monetarily speaking, that is. But it's sure worth a lot more to be bad in Cup than it is in golf. Allow me to explain. Let's compare the purse from last weekend's Auto Club ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 01, 2011
  6. In NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing, less is more

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- I left Knoxville, Tenn., at 11:45 a.m. on Sunday, stopped for lunch about an hour out, took a wrong turn that cost me 10 minutes and approached Asheville, N.C., at about the time the Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedw...

    Blog | Conversation | June 15, 2009
  7. Will Fike's revelation about drug use prompt NASCAR to take actio...

    David Newton

    Will Aaron Fike's revelation that he used heroin on race days prompt NASCAR to reexamine its drug-testing policy? It should, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2008
  8. Injured Sadler's availability to race at Martinsville uncertain

    David Newton

    Elliott Sadler was held out of the start of Friday's practice in the No. 19 car for Gillett Evernham Motorsports after injuring his lower back during his regular workout routine and aggravating it further playing golf.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2008
  9. NASCAR - Denny Hamlin has put 2010 Chase in the rearview

    Ryan McGee

    Remember the 2010 Sprint Cup season? When Denny Hamlin owned a commanding Chase lead with two races to go, only to squander his shot at a title? Well, Hamlin has a message for you: He's over it, writes Ryan McGee.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2014
  10. NASCAR - Chase gets extreme makeover

    Ryan McGee

    This marks the fourth overhaul of stock car racing's postseason since the Chase for the Sprint Cup was introduced in 2004. Which begs the question: Why?

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  11. NASCAR fans' palates turning more sophisticated, at least in Sono...

    David Newton

    Words like bouquet and buttery are becoming as recognized as sway bars and splitters at Sprint Cup races these days. Has NASCAR abandoned its moonshiner roots for a more sophisticated wine-and-cheese crowd? Only in Sonoma, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2008