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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
Drivers set sights on major payday in Sprint All-Star race

...The twist this year is that pole qualifying will be tonight, two hours before the race. It will consist of single-car runs of three laps with a mandatory four-tire pit stop.The race is 90 laps, broken down over four 20-lap segments and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-05-16/drivers-set-sights-major-p
Brendan Gaughan prevails in Nationwide race at rainy Road America

...for them. We have to definitely be on our A game and attack each round."Hight sped to the first three-second Funny Car run in track history Friday with a 3.998 at 321.58 in a Ford Mustang and it held through Saturday's two qualifying sessions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-21/brendan-gaughan-prevails-n
South Carolina propane company plans to expand into Augusta

...Propane has six such facilities across South Carolina."One thing we're really into is auto-gas, which is making cars run on propane," he said. "That is kind of the intention behind this, is to really grow the auto-gas market in Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-03-31/south-carol
NASCAR drivers, crews shaking off rust at Daytona

...traffic."What we did years ago was you'd come down here and literally spend two-and-a-half days in single-car runs, getting the car to run fast by itself," Jamie McMurray said. "It seems like teams aren't working on single-car...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-01-08/nascar-drivers-crews-shaki
New car setups present challenge in NASCAR

...withdrawn from the sport.The track opens at 9 a.m. all three days. NASCAR will restrict the morning sessions to single-car runs, and then open the 2.5-mile raceway to multi-car drafts in the afternoon.NASCAR didn't release the specifications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-01-09/new-car-setups-present-cha
NASCAR teams take it easy in testing at Daytona

...get cars ready for drivers Jamie McMurray and Juan Pablo Montoya.Thursday's morning block was dedicated to single-car runs to get ready for pole qualifying on Feb. 17. The afternoon session was supposed to involved large drafts to help everyone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-01-10/nascar-teams-take-it-easy-
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. still adjusting to Sprint Cup Series

...The two drivers are on different teams, so technical questions about how to set the car up or adjustments to how the car run aren't allowed. Instead, any conversations about business don't get all that specific, Stenhouse said Tuesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-04-09/ricky-stenhouse-jr-still-a
Across the region

...was sentenced to five years, three months in prison, followed by three years supervised release.3 men killed when car runs off roadCHESTER, S.C. - South Carolina state troopers say three men have died after the car they were in ran off a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-05-06/across-region
Chase for the Sprint Cup leader Matt Kenseth is relaxed before race at dangerous Talladega

...a best-lap speed of 202.000 mph. Jeff Burton was second at 201.987.The second session featured more single-car runs with Jimmie Johnson running the quickest lap at 195.936 mph. Josh Wise was second at 195.884 and Denny Hamlin was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-10-18/chase-sprint-cup-leader-ma