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  1. Why isn't Jimmie Johnson the most popular man in NASCAR?

    David Newton

    Jimmie Johnson is on the cusp of staking claim to being one of the greatest drivers in NASCAR history, so why isn't he revered? The man who holds that "greatest" title thinks the problem is you.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2009
  2. Morgan Shepherd lays off almost all of Nationwide team

    David Newton

    A mechanical failure in the back of Morgan Shepherd's familiar No. 89 Nationwide Series car may have ended the career of the 67-year-old driver.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2009
  3. Jimmie Johnson: Changes to Talladega can control racing

    David Newton

    Three-time defending NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson believes the only way to control the racing at Talladega Superspeedway is through a radical transformation of the racetrack.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2009
  4. NASCAR - No fenders, no problem for Brad Keselowski in Ferrari F1...

    David Newton

    Brad Keselowski got the chance to stretch his legs in an F1 simulator at the Penske Ferrari dealership in Vegas. How'd the reigning Sprint Cup champion do? One word: Wow.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2012
  5. Diet Mountain Dew to sponsor Dale Earnhardt Jr. in fewer races ne...

    David Newton

    Diet Mountain Dew will be on Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Sprint Cup car fewer races in 2013, but NASCAR's most popular driver is having no problem luring new sponsors.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2012
  6. Goodyear, NASCAR monitor tire blistering as speeds increase at Mi...

    David Newton

    NASCAR and Goodyear officials are monitoring a potential problem with tire blistering created by higher-than-expected speeds on the newly-repaved Michigan International Speedway.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2012
  7. NASCAR - Eyes on Danica as Daytona test looms

    David Newton

    There's fuel injection to try out, team chemistry to work on and problems galore to solve. But you can bet Danica Patrick will be the most popular topic at this week's test session at Daytona.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2012
  8. Joe Gibbs Racing officials concerned with multiple engine issues

    David Newton

    Joe Gibbs Racing officials are scrambling to uncover the cause of an unusually high number of engine issues during the first five races of the Sprint Cup season.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2011
  9. Hendrick Motorsports concerned that axle problem could be more wi...

    David Newton

    There is some concern at Hendrick Motorsports that the broken axle that left Dale Earnhardt Jr. with a 32nd-place finish on Sunday at Auto Club Speedway could be a more widespread problem.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2010
  10. Will Baby JJ be distraction for Jimmie Johnson?

    David Newton

    Team owners and drivers have been searching for the past four years for ways to stop Jimmie Johnson's domination of the Sprint Cup Series. Nothing has worked. No sound solution to what some perceive as a problem for the sport has been found. Until...

    Blog | Conversation | January 07, 2010
  11. No Dale Earnhardt Jr., no problem for NASCAR's Chase for the Spri...

    David Newton

    There was a time when Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s missing the Chase sent panic through NASCAR. The Chase has grown bigger than any one driver, but there's still some hand-wringing going on.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2009
  12. Jeff Gordon says back problems could force early retirement

    David Newton

    Four-time Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon said his career could be shortened if back problems that have grown progressively worse don't improve.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2009
  13. TRD president Lee White: Toyota's problems differed from Roush Fe...

    David Newton

    The president of Toyota Racing Development says the engine failures incurred by the three Roush Fenway Racing teams during Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway were unrelated to the problems five Toyota teams experienced on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2009
  14. Like any big business, NASCAR not immune from big problems

    David Newton

    Big business and big problems sometimes go hand in hand in 2008 corporate America. And NASCAR has a potential doozy on its hands with the $225 million lawsuit alleging sexual and racial harassment, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2008
  15. HMS cars to start at back of qualifying races due to engine issue...

    David Newton

    All four Hendrick Motorsports cars will start in the back of the field in Thursday's 150-mile qualifying races after engine changes were made because of what officials described as an epidemic of bad lifters.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2008
  16. Rick Hendrick's life full of high, lows, and ultimately, class

    David Newton

    Through the highs of championships and billion-dollar businesses to the lows of sickness, family tragedy and legal problems, Rick Hendrick has always kept at least one thing intact, according to those who know him best: class, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2007