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  • Denny Hamlin wins second straight pole at the Monster Mile; Bowyer starts 15th

    Denny Hamlin wins second straight pole at the Monster Mile; Bowyer starts 15th
    A broken back hasn't slowed Denny Hamlin down, as his competitors in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series learned once again during Friday's qualifying session for Sunday's FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway. Sidelined for five...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Johnson continues to re-write the history books

    The Backstretch Blog: Johnson continues to re-write the history books
    So five-time is now a four-time All-Star race winner. I know NASCAR fans don't want to hear it, but Jimmie Johnson is truly one of the best NASCAR drivers, no just of our generation, but of all-time. His numbers are truely stunning. But don't ask Jimmie...
  • 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbird set to auction for $500K

    1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbird set to auction for $500K
    A 1970 Plymouth Road Runner Superbird, a car auctioneers are calling "the perfect storm of muscle cars," is expected to bring between $400,00 and $500,000 when it hits the auction block later this month. Chrysler designed the Superbird to entice...
  • NASCAR back at dirt track for 1st time since '70

    NASCAR back at dirt track for 1st time since '70
    Time to attach the mud flaps.     NASCAR is set for an off-road detour through the dirt.     The Truck Series is headed for the Eldora Speedway half-mile dirt track for a one-night only special designed to reconnect NASCAR with its early roots and...
  • Austin Dillon wins on dirt at Eldora

    Austin Dillon wins on dirt at Eldora
    Austin Dillon left the rest of the field in his dust to win NASCAR's return to dirt racing in the Truck Series races at Eldora Speedway.     Dillon pulled away in the green-white-checkered finish Wednesday night to complete a thrilling return to the muck...
  • Jimmie Johnson wins his sixth Sprint Cup championship

    Jimmie Johnson wins his sixth Sprint Cup championship
    HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Jimmie Johnson began the 2013 NASCAR season celebrating a victory at the Daytona 500, accidentally tearing up his car during a celebratory burnout. He finished the season in celebratory mode again at Homestead on Sunday,...
  • 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,...
  • Postal Service Stamps Celebrate American Muscle Cars

     
    America's romance with classic muscle cars is rooted in a desire to push the envelope. With the U.S. Postal Service's new "Muscle Cars (Forever)" stamp series ??? on sale now ??? people can celebrate that nostalgic notion on an envelope.......
  • Disney World guests get behind the wheel at Exotic Driving Experience

    Disney World guests get behind the wheel at Exotic Driving Experience
    A few years ago, I received a speeding ticket on the Interstate 4 off ramp for Disney's Animal Kingdom. Although I was going above the freakishly low posted limit, it all seemed unnecessary as there were no other cars in the vicinity except for the...
  • NASCAR driver Adam Petty's legacy lives on in memory, camp

    NASCAR driver Adam Petty's legacy lives on in memory, camp
    When more than 175 motorcyclists participating in the Kyle Petty Charity Ride stopped at Krispy Kreme in Hampton on Wednesday, Adam Petty was on the minds of many. The approaching anniversary of Adam's death during an accident in a Nationwide Series...
  • L.A. Auto Show: Fiat unveils trio of new models

    L.A. Auto Show: Fiat unveils trio of new models
    Fiat's little family of urban runabouts suddenly got a lot bigger at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show. The Italian automaker used its Wednesday news conference to unveil three new versions of its 500: the four-door 500L, the all-electric 500e and a...