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  1. Most prolific race winners of 2009 not yet locks for Chase

    John Schwarb

    Standing in Victory Lane is every Sprint Cup driver's dream. Kyle Busch and Mark Martin have lived the dream often in 2009. But will they make the Chase?

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 25, 2009
  2. Concrete surface the star of the show at Dover

    John Schwarb

    They don't call it the Monster Mile for nothing. Dover International Speedway is a high-banked concrete cauldron that demands every driver's attention.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 28, 2009
  3. It's turning into a very good year for Indy 500 pole-winner Helio...

    John Schwarb

    With serious public trouble behind him and the pole position for the Indy 500 before him, it's looking like a very special year for the effervescent Helio Castroneves.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2009
  4. Drivers earn their stripes at Darlington

    John Schwarb

    There are no fluke winners at Darlington Raceway. That's why the track's all-time wins leaders are named Pearson, Earnhardt, Gordon, Yarborough and Allison.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 06, 2009
  5. New rules create new headaches for Truck teams

    John Schwarb

    NASCAR's intent was all good when it implemented radical cost-saving rules in the Truck Series. Too bad "good" can't describe the racing action at Auto Club Speedway.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 25, 2009
  6. Daytona preview: 500 victory doesn't guarantee success rest of th...

    John Schwarb

    Here's some bad news for Sunday's Daytona 500 winner: The last two drivers to hoist the Harley J. Earl trophy haven't won a points race since.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 12, 2009
  7. John Schwarb: King of the Outlaws ... still

    John Schwarb

    NASCAR has its "King." Well, so does the World of Outlaws. You may have heard of Steve Kinser. You know, the 20-time WoO champion who's still going strong at 54.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2009
  8. John Schwarb: Toolboxes no longer awarded in Truck series, so wha...

    John Schwarb

    As much as any trophy, the Craftsman toolbox awarded in Victory Lane was coveted by Truck Series winners. And while a a fine tradition ends next season, drivers have some ideas for new title sponsor Camping World, writes John Schwarb.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2008
  9. Chasers gladly put Talladega in their rearview mirrors

    John Schwarb

    The best elixir for a rough week at Talladega? A Chase date at ol' familiar Lowe's Motor Speedway is not a bad pick-me-up, writes John Schwarb.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 09, 2008
  10. Superbike standout Spies hopes to squeeze into MotoGP paddock in ...

    John Schwarb

    Give Ben Spies a helmet and two wheels, then watch him go. The three-time AMA Superbike champ tried his hand Sunday in MotoGP. The result? An impressive sixth-place showing in the inaugural Indianapolis Grand Prix, writes John Schwarb.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 17, 2008
  11. Top Fuel standards continue to fall to Schumacher at Big Go

    John Schwarb

    Is it the tuner or is it the driver? Whatever it is, Tony Schumacher's record-setting Top Fuel run in the Alan Johnson-tuned U.S. Army dragster continued at the U.S. Nationals. And there's plenty of credit to go around, writes John Schwarb.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2008
  12. Even-keeled Benson finds himself in unfamiliar terrain: in first ...

    John Schwarb

    What's more dangerous than a truck driver with talent? A top-shelf trucker driving with a ton of confidence, writes John Schwarb.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 25, 2008
  13. Love it or hate it, Pocono Raceway a major player in Chase for th...

    John Schwarb

    Pocono Raceway is the Rodney Dangerfield of the Sprint Cup circuit. It gets no respect, John Schwarb writes.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 05, 2008
  14. Dover's 400-lap sprint keeps Cup drivers on the edge of their sea...

    John Schwarb

    How do you tame the Monster Mile? "You just have to attack it," advises four-time Dover winner Mark Martin. "You just drive like an animal."

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 29, 2008
  15. New track surface, same old fears await Chase contenders at Darli...

    John Schwarb

    Darlington Raceway will be the star of the show Saturday night when the Cup Series spotlight turns to the Lady in Black, writes John Schwarb.

    SpecialFeature | May 09, 2008
  16. Remember Sarah Fisher?

    John Schwarb

    INDIANAPOLIS -- She was the first woman to win a pole in the IndyCar Series, the first to record a podium finish and is a three-time most popular driver award winner. But the new era of American open-wheel racing kicked off without Sarah Fisher. Th...

    Blog | Conversation | April 08, 2008