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  1. As the American open-wheel war dragged on, CART ultimately implod...

    Ed Hinton

    Tony George succeeded in killing CART as the American open-wheel war dragged to its conclusion, but the win was costly for him, his speedway and the IRL. One question still resonates: Could it all have been avoided?

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2010
  2. American open-wheel racing fell further into depression by the en...

    Ed Hinton

    By 1999, the American open-wheel split was dragging down both sides as the IRL and CART could not settle their differences. Worse, the fatalities were starting to mount ... on both sides of the fence.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2010
  3. CART said it had the "cars and stars" of Indy racing while the IR...

    Ed Hinton

    In 1996, CART said it had the "cars and stars" of Indy racing while the IRL had the Indy 500 itself. What both were losing was the racing fan's patience -- and NASCAR was ready.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2010
  4. What is the aftermath of the American open-wheel civil war 15 yea...

    Ed Hinton

    The 94th Indy 500 looms, still one of the biggest events in the world. What looms over the 500 and Indy racing? Ed Hinton writes honor, pride, greed and open warfare for control have left a lone winner: NASCAR.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2010
  5. NASCAR - Austin Dillon's Truck title an important moment

    Ed Hinton

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- The Trucks series needed this. Badly. Just when you thought NASCAR's third-tier division was fading, here's Austin Dillon to revive it, and make it what it should be: a developmental springboard for young drivers on their way up. ...

    Blog | Conversation | November 19, 2011
  6. Ty and Austin Dillon still on the rise with grandpa Richard Child...

    Ed Hinton

    Ty Dillon is doing well in ARCA, while older brother Austin Dillon is running well in the Camping World Truck Series. If they keep going like this, grandpa Richard Childress will be spending a lot more money.

    Story | Conversation | April 21, 2011
  7. Kenseth's run-in with Gordon paves way for Hamlin

    Ed Hinton

    Denny Hamlin drove his heart out to get the Cup victory Monday at Martinsville Speedway. But give some credit to Matt Kenseth, whose run-in with Jeff Gordon opened the door.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 29, 2010
  8. Johnson puts perspective on the past and present

    Ed Hinton

    It seemed just like old times Sunday when Jeff Gordon was dominating and there was nothing anyone could do about it. Then Jimmie Johnson and crew put everybody back in the present.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 01, 2010
  9. RCR drivers come out of the gate swingin'

    Ed Hinton

    What have we learned after two races in the Sprint Cup Series? With Kevin Harvick leading the charge, Richard Childress Racing is back in a big way.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | February 21, 2010
  10. Martinsville offers high-octane made-for-TV racing

    Ed Hinton

    Strange things can happen when you race 3,400-pound cars on two parallel drag strips connected by hairpin turns. Which makes Martinsville Speedway must-see TV on the Cup tour.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 24, 2009
  11. Gordon's runner-up effort lost in Stewart's hoopla

    Ed Hinton

    What did we learn from Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Kansas? Tony Stewart hasn't lost a thing ... and neither has Jeff Gordon.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 04, 2009
  12. Finally, some breathing room for Martin

    Ed Hinton

    What will 2009 ultimately bring for Mark Martin? His greatest triumph ... or his greatest disappointment? We've got 10 weeks to find out.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 12, 2009
  13. Bristol finish shows why Martin sleeps easily at night

    Ed Hinton

    Mark Martin would rather win fair and square or not win at all. The classiest racer in NASCAR proved that again Saturday night at Bristol by not punting Kyle Busch late in the Sharpie 500.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 23, 2009
  14. Stewart growing into the owner's role quickly

    Ed Hinton

    Tony Stewart's quality as a driver has never been in question. The way he handled his All-Star Race win Saturday shows his chops as an owner aren't bad either.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 18, 2009