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  1. NASCAR - Reminders of plane crash tragedy always present for Rick...

    Marty Smith

    There were 10 dead, his only son among them. Rick Hendrick lost the heart of his race team -- and in many ways his heart -- in a plane crash on Bull Mountain outside Martinsville, Virginia, 10 years ago. The pain remains. The triumphs in its aftermath are still building.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2014
  2. Tony Stewart to return to NASCAR after three-week hiatus after st...

    Tony Stewart expressed sorrow in his first public comments since he struck and killed driver Kevin Ward Jr. earlier this month in upstate New York.

    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  3. Kevin Ward Jr. tragedy rocks young driver's hometown

    Brant James

    The Ward family business in Lyons Falls, N.Y., was a museum-in-making for young son Kevin Ward Jr. On Saturday night, it became a memorial, writes Brant James.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014
  4. Crowds honor Ayrton Senna, Roland Ratzenberger 20 years after tra...

    The crowd resembled the kind of gathering normally reserved for a Formula One podium celebration.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2014
  5. Memorial held in Imola for Ayrton Senna, Roland Ratzenberger on 2...

    Fans and family members are gathering this week to pay their respects to former Formula One drivers Ayrton Senna and Roland Ratzenberger on the 20th anniversary of their deaths.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2014
  6. NASCAR - It was a wild Nationwide Series season from start to fin...

    Brant James

    From near-tragedy at the beginning to near-travesty at the finish, the Nationwide Series proved again in 2013 that NASCAR's second-tier national touring series is never boring.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2013
  7. Jeff Gordon leading charge for NASCAR safety revolution - ESPN Th...

    Ryan McGee

    In ESPN The Magazine, Ryan McGee writes about how although Jeff Gordon thankfully walked away from his most recent crash, it might take more than a near tragedy for NASCAR to reignite racing's safety revolution.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2013
  8. NASCAR blog - Sam Hornish Jr. writes about racing at his home tra...

    Sam Hornish Jr.

    Sam Hornish Jr. considers Michigan International Speedway his home track. It's a special place. But last week's visit to MIS was memorable for all the wrong reasons.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2013
  9. espnW -- Adam Scott, Matt Hasselbeck, Chandler Harnish, Gabby Dou...

    D'Arcy Maine

    Before we get to the funny stuff from Adam Scott, Chandler Harnish and Gabby Douglas during this somber week, The Buzz That Was leads off with an emotional national anthem by the fans in Boston.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  10. 2012 New York City Marathon -- Decision to run or not is not an e...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Some NYC Marathon entrants think it's even more important to run this year. Some can't bring themselves to take part. Bonnie D. Ford shares two representative stories.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2012
  11. Carl Edwards says NASCAR fans should heed weather warnings

    David Newton

    Carl Edwards isn't sure more stringent policies by Pocono Raceway or NASCAR would have helped avoid the tragedy that left one fan dead and nine others injured when lightning struck following Sunday's Sprint Cup race.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2012
  12. NASCAR, tracks evaluating severe weather policy

    David Newton

    NASCAR and Pocono Raceway officials are investigating whether there is a need for policy changes as they relate to emergency reaction to weather-related events following Sunday's tragedy at the 2.5-mile track.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  13. NASCAR - Turn 4 - Burning questions as the Sprint Cup Series head...

    Could the tragedy at Pocono have been prevented? Should the regular-season leader get a Chase bonus? Who'll win at Watkins Glen? Which bubble boys are in trouble?

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  14. Canada's Nik Zoricic dies in crash during World Cup skicross race...

    Canadian racer Nik Zoricic died from head injuries after crashing in a World Cup skicross event on Saturday, the International Ski Federation said.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2012
  15. espnW -- Memories of triumph, tragedy for Danica Patrick at Las V...

    Brant James

    There are memories of triumph and tragedy for Danica Patrick at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. On Friday, at least, it was hard for her not to reflect on the passing of Dan Wheldon.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2012
  16. IndyCar Series - IndyCar observers should be thankful

    John Oreovicz

    IndyCar Series fans witnessed a terrible tragedy in October, but there is still much to be thankful for. Our man has his list, including what a pleasure it is to see drivers such as Dario Franchitti in his prime.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2011