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  1. IndyCar - Leaving ovals will hurt IndyCar

    Terry Blount

    Las Vegas Motor Speedway didn't kill Dan Wheldon, a complicated set of factors did. The IndyCar Series is leaving the track -- at least for 2012 -- and that's not the right move.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2011
  2. NASCAR - Brian France says the line is clear

    Terry Blount

    NASCAR chief Brian France says the line not to cross -- on the racetrack and off of it -- is as clear as day. So what's the problem? Plenty, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2011
  3. Kentucky Speedway deserves a second chance

    Terry Blount

    The bad news? The traffic debacle at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night was only part of the problem. The good news? All of the concerns can be fixed in time for the 2012 Cup race in Sparta.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2011
  4. Michigan a tricky place, but Jack Roush's boys have the edge

    Terry Blount

    Jimmie Johnson's never won at Michigan, but he's come close. What's the problem? Fuel mileage has bitten him more than once, and those Roush boys are charging hard.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2011
  5. The reported changes to NASCAR's points system are only a half-st...

    Terry Blount

    Here's the point: Any change in the current NASCAR points system should emphasize winning. If the reports on the possible changes are true, the new plan only goes halfway to fixing the problem. The Associated Press reported Monday that NASCAR soon ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 18, 2011
  6. Joey Logano's Ford fails pre-race inspection, barely makes race s...

    Terry Blount

    Joey Logano barely made it to the track Saturday night for the start of the Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway after his car failed a pre-race inspection and had more problems on a second inspection moments before the race began.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2013
  7. Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch change car engines

    Terry Blount

    The Joe Gibbs Racing cars of Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch had to change engines and start Sunday's Sprint Cup race at the back of the field, but Toyota officials said the motor problems were unrelated.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2013
  8. NASCAR - Denny Hamlin and Darian Grubb are Sprint Cup's new dynam...

    Terry Blount

    It didn't take championship crew chief Darian Grubb long to get back to Victory Lane. Denny Hamlin saw to that Sunday at Phoenix.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2012
  9. Kentucky Speedway spends $10 million to smooth over traffic issue...

    Terry Blount

    The chairman of Speedway Motorsports Inc. says he's spent more than $10 million over the last six months on major improvements to alleviate the enormous traffic problems most fans experienced at the inaugural Sprint Cup race last July.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2012
  10. NASCAR - Kyle Busch rowdy no more

    Terry Blount

    Remember the old Kyle Busch? The guy with the all-world driving skills and an attitude to match? Well, that guy is gone. And that's bad news for every driver not named Kyle Busch.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2011
  11. NASCAR president vows to fix Kentucky traffic woes

    Terry Blount

    NASCAR president Mike Helton called the traffic gridlock at the inaugural Sprint Cup Series at Kentucky a "very serious issue" that must be corrected.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2011
  12. Kentucky Speedway offering ticket exchange to delayed fans that m...

    Terry Blount

    Kentucky Speedway and parent company Speedway Motorsports Inc. offered apologies Monday, along with a future ticket exchange, because of the excessive traffic problems Saturday prior and after the track's inaugural Sprint Cup race.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2011
  13. NASCAR's new points system fails to impress

    Terry Blount

    NASCAR unveiled its new points system Wednesday, as expected. Problem is, the new format has similar flaws to the old one: Winning takes a backseat to consistency.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2011
  14. Jeff Burton, Kevin Harvick overcome Martinsville problems at meet...

    Terry Blount

    Teammates Jeff Burton and Kevin Harvick, who were angry with each other during the Sprint Cup race at Martinsville last weekend, said they are OK after a meeting on Tuesday to clear the air.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2010
  15. The Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway took center stag...

    Terry Blount

    The thousands upon thousands of race fans who didn't show up for Sunday's Brickyard 400 missed one heckuva show. Maybe the best Brickyard ever.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2010
  16. Danica Patrick may have bigger problems than a subpar car for the...

    Terry Blount

    Danica Patrick might have bigger problems than a subpar car for the Indy 500. If she doesn't deliver real on-track results soon, is irrelevance far away?

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2010