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  1. NASCAR - Don't blame Joey Logano for Denny Hamlin's injury - SAFE...

    Terry Blount

    If you're blaming Joey Logano for Denny Hamlin's broken back, you need to think again. Hamlin has an L1 compression fracture now because he hit a concrete wall head-on that didn't have the SAFER barrier in front of it. It's absolutely inexcusable...

    Blog | Conversation | March 25, 2013
  2. NASCAR - Extreme fun for Jimmie Johnson, California style

    Terry Blount

    LAS VEGAS -- Radical, man. That about sums it up for Jimmie Johnson and four extreme athletes who managed to do more sports craziness in one day than most people will do in a lifetime. This wasn't your typical Monday at the office. In fact, it pr...

    Blog | Conversation | March 13, 2013
  3. Danica Patrick not injured after hard wreck at Phoenix

    Terry Blount

    Danica Patrick walked away unhurt after a vicious crash into the frontstretch wall after her No. 10 Chevrolet blew a right front tire during the Sprint Cup race Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2013
  4. Mike Austin should be one happy man after bad NHRA crash

    Terry Blount

    POMONA, Calif. -- Just call Mike Austin the luckiest man in California on Saturday. Austin walked away unhurt from a terrifying crash during the O'Reilly Auto Parts Winternationals, where his Top Alcohol Dragster flew over the retaining wall in the ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 11, 2012
  5. SAFER barriers have all but eliminated serious injuries in NASCAR...

    Terry Blount

    In a perfect world, a SAFER barrier would exist on every concrete wall at every racetrack on the NASCAR circuit. But it isn't that simple. The pursuit of perfection will have to do.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2011
  6. Trevor Bayne wreck put backup car in play at Phoenix

    Terry Blount

    Trevor Bayne slid into the Turn 3 wall in the first practice session at Phoenix International Raceway. The No. 21 Ford suffered major damage to the right front quarter panel, so Bayne will go to a back-up car.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2011
  7. Tony Stewart wrecks car during NASCAR Sprint Cup Pocono practice

    Terry Blount

    NASCAR points leader Tony Stewart wrecked his car during practice at Pocono Raceway and had to go to a backup car.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2009
  8. Kyle Busch paid the price for trying to block Tony Stewart

    Terry Blount

    Sorry, Kyle, but you're wrong, 100 percent wrong. On Thursday, Kyle Busch blamed Tony Stewart for the last-lap wreck at Daytona last weekend that caused Busch to slam the outside wall before two collisions with other cars. Busch said Stewart dumped...

    Blog | Conversation | July 09, 2009
  9. The idea is to play it cool heading into Talladega

    Terry Blount

    Now it's time to play defense. No wild banzai moves this weekend. Not at Talladega, the track that can bite you faster than an angry cobra, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2008
  10. Newman, George find common ground

    Terry Blount

    INDIANAPOLIS -- You-know-where won't freeze over, but it was a surreal sight when Paul Newman and Tony George shook hands and praised each other Saturday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The thought of that happening five years ago was about as l...

    Blog | Conversation | May 10, 2008
  11. Burton: All share blame for concerns highlighted by Gordon wreck

    Terry Blount

    Sprint Cup driver Jeff Burton called it "inexcusable" when asked about the scary impact Jeff Gordon had with an unprotected portion of the wall last weekend in the UAW-Dodge 400 at Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2008
  12. Gordon, Johnson, Stewart stumbling out of the gate

    Terry Blount

    Don't worry about slumping Jeff, Jimmie and Tony. They'll be fine ... as soon as they get their cars dialed in and stop crashing into cement walls, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2008
  13. Bowyer hits Sorenson, then wall in final practice session

    Terry Blount

    Happy Hour was mostly uneventful Saturday at Daytona International Speedway -- unless you're Clint Bowyer, writes Terry Blount.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2008
  14. Kyle Busch left fuming, Earnhardt apologizing after early acciden...

    Terry Blount

    Kyle Busch was fuming and Dale Earnhardt Jr. was apologizing after a Lap 29 wreck took Busch out of the LifeLock 400.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2007
  15. Car switch forces Johnson to start Lifelong 400 from back row

    Terry Blount

    One tiny mistake in Happy Hour Saturday moved Jimmie Johnson from the pole to the back row for Sunday's Lifelock 400.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2007
  16. Martin, Sadler to start in back for USG Sheetrock 400

    Terry Blount

    Mark Martin and Elliott Sadler will race Sunday in backup cars after wrecking in practice Saturday at Chicagoland Speedway.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2007