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  1. NASCAR - Jimmie Johnson roars to life - Coca-Cola 600

    David Newton

    Jimmie Johnson winning the Coca-Cola 600 to end a season-long victory drought was not the most compelling storyline Sunday. But it was the most predictable, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2014
  2. Daytona 500 -- Danica Patrick's body weight not a plus in driver'...

    David Newton

    The question of whether Danica Patrick's weight -- or lack of it compared to fellow Sprint Cup competitors -- gave her a competitive advantage in Sunday's 500 qualifying came up on Wednesday. The simple answer is: maybe, but probably not.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2013
  3. NASCAR -- Danica Patrick ups the fun at Stewart-Haas Racing

    David Newton

    Danica Patrick has the pole for the Daytona 500, and teammate Ryan Newman is looking good, as is team owner Tony Stewart. These are very good times at Stewart-Haas Racing.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2013
  4. Report -- Roger Penske's sons arrested in Nantucket

    David Newton

    Two sons of NASCAR and IndyCar team owner Roger Penske were arrested Thursday for an alleged break-in at the Nantucket Yacht Club.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  5. Tony Eury Jr. says drivers hate losing to Danica Patrick

    David Newton

    The crew chief for Danica Patrick believes the Nationwide Series driver is being put in bad situations because competitors don't like losing to a woman.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2012
  6. NASCAR - Danica Patrick is just a good driver

    David Newton

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- It may be time to stop referring to Danica Patrick as a female driver. Pole-winning driver will suffice. Period. But you can bet most of the headlines will have the word female or woman somewhere in it after Patrick's pole-w...

    Blog | Conversation | February 24, 2012
  7. NASCAR - Danica Patrick happy to be honey and honey badger

    David Newton

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Having been born and raised in the deep South, referring to a woman as honey seems as natural as eating grits and fried green tomatoes. But in considering a line to accompany my Thursday column on Danica Patrick, I refrained f...

    Blog | Conversation | January 13, 2012
  8. NASCAR - Tony Stewart stirs the pot in Miami

    David Newton

    Tony Stewart won the war of words with Carl Edwards in Miami on Thursday, showing the NASCAR media -- and the world -- why he'll be the one to beat at Homestead.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2011
  9. NASCAR - Jack Roush chasing dreams

    David Newton

    Intense. Driven. Passionate. Loyal. Jack Roush is all of these things. He also could be a three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion before the week is over.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2011
  10. NASCAR - Dale Earnhardt Jr. sad to see season ending

    David Newton

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. has been popular for years, and he was again Tuesday at a NASCAR Hall of Fame function. But that's nothing new. What is new? How happy he is with his team's direction.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2011
  11. Jeff Gordon vs. Jeff Burton: Round 2 at Texas Motor Speedway?

    David Newton

    Cool heads did not prevail when NASCAR elder statesmen Jeff Gordon and Jeff Burton got into a shoving match last fall at Texas.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2011
  12. Danica Patrick 'disappointed' at Bristol Motor Speedway

    David Newton

    BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Two good things happened for the women's movement in NASCAR on Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway. Danica Patrick was running a respectable 17th in her final Nationwide Series race before taking a 2.5-month hiatus to resume her...

    Blog | Conversation | March 19, 2011
  13. The Dale Earnhardt Hall of Fame Edition Camaro is one cool ride

    David Newton

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- As I pulled up to the corner of Sixth and Trade after a musical Thursday evening on Speed Street, two women on the sidewalk turned their heads and shouted, "Wow!" One quickly fumbled through her purse, pulling out a camera and snap...

    Blog | Conversation | May 28, 2010
  14. Pre-wedding salon visit just what fiancée ordered

    David Newton

    CONCORD, N.C. -- I probably shouldn't admit this, but I had a facial on Tuesday. Yes, it was quite embarrassing when the woman told me to take off my top -- doesn't she know men wear shirts, not tops? -- and put on a robe that was more like a terry-...

    Blog | Conversation | December 10, 2008
  15. NASCAR still searching for its Danica Patrick

    David Newton

    Danica Patrick's historic victory in Japan last week was a major triumph for the publicity-starved IndyCar Series. If only NASCAR could discover its version of Danica, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2008
  16. Edwards gets high marks for his post-victory backflip

    David Newton

    We asked some of the top gymnastics coaches in the country to critique Carl Edwards' signature backflip. He passed with flying colors, writes David Newton.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2008