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Darlington throwback included successful return to old school racing

...success.By taking a big step back, NASCAR took a bigger step toward the future."When you watch David Pear son's car run around here the other day and you go back and watch some of those old races, we weren't racing aerodynamic devices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-09-07/darlington-throwback-inclu
Juan Pablo Montoya has rough qualifying session for IndyCar race at Pocono

...had two NASCAR weekends on the schedule for decades.NHRA: IN Brainerd, Minn., Jack Beckman had the quickest Funny Car run in NHRA history for the third straight event Saturday, powering his Dodge Charger to a 3.901-second pass in qualifying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-22/juan-pablo-montoya-h
VW scandal fuels French debate on whether to dump diesel, as polluted Paris bans cars for day

...capital's image.But a nationwide crackdown on diesel remains taboo. And elsewhere in Europe ? where the majority of cars run on diesel engines versus just one-seventh worldwide ? few are raising the alarm."We must stop lying to the French...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-27/vw-scandal-fuels-french-de
Clint Bowyer still pursuing Chase amid questions about future

...given everything that's happened this week this was certainly what we needed as a group, as an organization to have two cars run in the top-five," Bowyer said. "Sick with what happened with (Ragan). David has done such a good job of stepping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-08-23/clint-bowyer-still-pursuin
2 bodies recovered from Keg Creek

...according to Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris.About 4 a.m. Sunday, a fisherman called 911 after seeing a car run off at the former Keg Creek bridge crossing and plunge into the water. The bridge is being replaced by the Georgia Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-03/2-bodies-recovered-keg-creek
Keg Creek victim identified

...Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris.At about 3:49 a.m. on Sunday, a fisherman called 911 after seeing a car run off the Keg Creek bridge and plunge into the water. The bridge has been demolished and is being replaced by the Georgia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-03/keg-creek-victim-identified
Students do restoration work on old rides

...museum, it was already preserved. But "there was no manual, no book, no resource that we could lean on to make this car run," said instructor Shaun Hack.So the budding technicians stuck to the basics: fuel, air, compression, spark. They...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-07-03/students-do-restoration-work-
Jeff Gordon's on the pole at Talladega

...so he could use the slipstream to gain momentum behind a big pack of cars.The sanctioning body went back to single-car runs at Talladega.This time, Gordon didn't need any help."I am so proud of this pole because we got the pole in Daytona...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-02/jeff-gordons-pole-talladeg
Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson win duels at Daytona

...this race car is."We've and fast cars in single-car runs that don't draft well and we've had cars that draft well but run slow in single-car runs. This car is fast no matter what.Earnhardt was forced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-19/dale-earnhardt-jr-jimmie-j
Change in approach key to Jimmie Johnson's success at Brickyard

...more nervous than I have been in a while for qualifying," Harvick said. "Just wasn't really expecting to have the car run that fast."Jeff Gordon, who won the inaugural Brickyard 400 in 1994, will start second.Gordon has three wins at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-26/change-approach-key-jimmie