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  • Langley Speedway driver Vaughan Crittenden and mom Jenny fight breast cancer at track with Pink Project

    Langley Speedway driver Vaughan Crittenden and mom Jenny fight breast cancer at track with Pink Project
    Jenny Crittenden is a type A personality, the kind who fills in her planning calendar months in advance. So watching her brother Troy go through rounds of chemotherapy as he successfully battled colon cancer in 2011 brought on a feeling of “helplessness” she rarely experiences.
  • Jimmie Johnson is the new NASCAR king, now and possibly for all time

    Jimmie Johnson is the new NASCAR king, now and possibly for all time
    HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Donovan McNabb is right. Jimmie Johnson is not an athlete. He is much more than that. He is one of the most dominant competitors in sports over the last decade. He's in hoity-toity company with Tiger Woods, Roger Federer,...

    Can Patrick finish in top 10 in Cup series?

    There's not a chance George Diaz Orlando Sentinel Stop dreaming. Not going to happen. Winning the pole for the Daytona 500 is a nice bump for Danica Patrick on the NASCAR radar screen, but let's not get carried away with giddy expectations. Anybody...

    The Backstretch Blog: Good, Bad and Pretty

    The Backstretch Blog: Good, Bad and Pretty
    On Sunday Danica Patrick became the first woman to lead the Daytona 500 under green and the highest finishing woman (8th). "I'm honored.  But, again, these are things that just happen along the way," said Patrick. "I'm on the quest to be the best driver,...

    Johnson wins for record 8th time at Dover; Bowyer finishes 10th

    Johnson wins for record 8th time at Dover; Bowyer finishes 10th
    Jimmie Johnson held off teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. down the stretch to win for a record eighth time at Dover International Speedway.     Johnson had shared the mark of seven wins on the concrete mile with Bobby Allison and Richard Petty. Led by Johnson,...