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Texting, driving lead to drug arrest, police say

...methamphetamine possession.A Richmond County deputy said he saw Susan Ballard Jones, 50, of Martinez, driving less than one car length from the vehicle in front of her on Pine Needle Road and doing something in the car that was distracting her.During...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-04/texting-drivng-lead-dr
Moore: Intact windshield is joy to behold

...interstate, I merely thought, "Rude!" and kept going. No more, my friends.Now I slow down and get a few more car lengths between us. I move to a vacant lane if it means not following some careless jerk. I am like the bullfighter who got...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-07/intact-windshield-joy-behold
Ryan Hunter-Reay captures Indianapolis 500

...Hunter-Reay used the entire track to keep Castroneves in his rearview mirror. He nipped him at the line by less than half a car length, denying his Brazilian rival a chance at history Sunday and becoming the first American in eight years to win the Indy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-25/ryan-hunter-reay-cap
Jeff Gordon triumphs at Brickyard

...Larson in seventh, Kevin Harvick in eighth, Dale Earnhardt Jr. in ninth and Austin Dillon in 10th.Gordon was 10 car lengths behind Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kasey Kahne when a caution came out for Ryan Truex's disabled car with 21 laps...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-27/jeff-gordon-triumphs-brick
Rants & Raves

...the golf cart. What a waste of resources! A RANT FOR tailgaters. The law states that you should leave at least one car length for every 10 miles per hour you are traveling. You riding my bumper will not make me close that gap. I refuse to break...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-15/rants-raves
Teammates in NASCAR continue to struggle with team orders

...radio to crew chief Jimmy Fennig. Biffle had a 25-car-length lead when a piece of paper clogged Edwards' grille...lead to help get paper off his grille.If it's six-car lengths or five, no problem. We all understand that. But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-06-26/teammates-nascar-continue-
Jimmie Johnson pulls off Daytona sweep

...I don't know if I made a bad move tonight. Really proud of that."Johnson led the final 32 laps. He was three car lengths ahead of Tony Stewart, who was trying to win the 400-mile for the fifth time.Kevin Harvick was third, Clint Bowyer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-07-06/jimmie-johnson-pulls-daytona-swee
Joey Logano posts Nationwide win at Chicagoland

...started falling off, it was too late for me to do enough," Hornish said. "Ran him down, only finished a couple car lengths behind him, but really good day for the Penske organization."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-07-21/joey-logano-posts-nationwi
Johnson, Hendrick continue to dominate at Martinsville

...Bowyer starting second and Gordon was third. Johnson easily beat them to the first turn and pulled away to a three car-length victory.In the process, Johnson led a career-high 346 laps. While everyone else was surprised, Hendrick wasn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-04-08/johnson-hendrick-continue-
Jimmie Johnson cruises to win at Martinsville

...400 mph. He maintained his overpowering presence Sunday, leading a career-high 346 of 500 laps to finish three car lengths ahead of Clint Bowyer.Johnson was never worse than sixth at the half-mile track. While the victory was his eighth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2013-04-07/jimmie-johnson-cruises-win