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  1. NASCAR - Memories covering Firecracker 400 40 years ago come floo...

    Ed Hinton

    It's been 40 years since a confused kid showed up at Daytona to cover his first NASCAR race, a Firecracker 400 for the ages. Covering one last race there will be tough, writes Ed Hinton.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2014
  2. NASCAR - Steve Letarte is the mastermind behind the restoration o...

    Ed Hinton

    The mastermind behind the restoration of Dale Earnhardt Jr.? That would be crew chief extraordinaire Steve Letarte, writes Ed Hinton.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2014
  3. IndyCar - Crashes marred 1992 Indianapolis 500

    Ed Hinton

    Ed Hinton wouldn't call the crash-filled 1992 Indianapolis 500 the most memorable race at Indy he's ever covered. But he would call it the damnedest.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2014
  4. NASCAR - Clint Bowyer spin adds to Chase drama

    Ed Hinton

    Carl Edwards won the regular-season finale Saturday night at Richmond. But much of the postrace buzz -- did Clint Bowyer intentionally spin to help a teammate? -- had little to do with Victory Lane.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2013
  5. NASCAR - Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano present a united front

    Ed Hinton

    Joey Logano is on the verge of making his first Chase. Defending Cup champion Brad Keselowski is on the verge of elimination. But their goal remains unchanged: a title for Penske Racing.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2013
  6. NASCAR - Would a title for Jeff Gordon be the best feel-good Chas...

    Ed Hinton

    Every Chase driver has a story, but only one driver's 2012 chapter ends with a championship. In our man's opinion, some stories would be better than others.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2012
  7. NASCAR - Kevin Harvick hot, Kyle Busch not

    Ed Hinton

    They began the Chase tied for the top seed in NASCAR's playoff. Kevin Harvick is still No. 1, but Kyle Busch is in jeopardy at No. 9. Ah, fuel mileage strikes again.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2011
  8. Kevin Harvick's best shot at reeling in Jimmie Johnson and Denny ...

    Ed Hinton

    If Kevin Harvick is to make a move on the two-headed Chase monster that is Jimmie Johnson and Denny Hamlin, it'll happen Sunday at Talladega. Bank on it.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2010
  9. Remembering the brilliance of Suitcase Jake Elder

    Ed Hinton

    There were just three of us in the late Ralph Earnhardt's old garage, out behind the house in Kannapolis, N.C. Dale Earnhardt and I were standing, having just breezed in from one of our around-town pickup truck cruises of the time. Jake Elder was sq...

    Blog | Conversation | February 26, 2010
  10. Don't expect any changes for the Sprint Cup for the foreseeable f...

    Ed Hinton

    For NASCAR fans hoping changes are coming to the Sprint Cup car -- aka Contraption Of Turmoil -- you can keep on waiting. The league seems convinced the car is not a problem.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2009
  11. Kasey Kahne bolsters his Sprint Cup Chase chances

    Ed Hinton

    Don't call Kasey Kahne a bubble boy any longer. Kahne jumped five spots in the standings -- and solidified his Chase hopes -- after winning under the lights Saturday at Atlanta.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2009
  12. Tony Stewart's popularity is on the rise, while Dale Earnhardt Jr...

    Ed Hinton

    Could it be? Could Dale Earnhardt Jr. be in jeopardy of losing his long-standing title as NASCAR's most popular driver to Tony Stewart? Merchandise sales say ... maybe.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2009
  13. Ed Hinton: Don't call Jeff Gordon a multitasker

    Ed Hinton

    No, Jeff Gordon is not "thinking about it." The distractions in life that often befall racing's greatest have not derailed the multimillionaire husband of Ingrid Vandebosch and father of Ella Sofia.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2009
  14. Lucky or good? Johnson's got a little bit of both going

    Ed Hinton

    Jimmie Johnson seems to be on an unstoppable roll as he heads to Charlotte in pursuit of his third consecutive Cup title. But is he lucky or good? Ed Hinton explores.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2008
  15. Struggling Gordon a casualty of bad pit stops, bad timing

    Ed Hinton

    The best part of Jeff Gordon's disastrous day at Michigan International Speedway? Moving forward, it's "go all out" or go home for the No. 24 team.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2008