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New car is working out for NASCAR

There have been very few complaints so far about NASCAR's newest race car. They've been fast and stable, and many believe they've produced some of the best racing in years.
NASCAR owner Gene Haas has decisions to make

One reason why industrialist Gene Haas is so successful is he doesn't follow the conventional path.
Chase Elliot's win thrills Dawsonville, Ga.

Patrons around the Dawsonville Pool Room put down their Bully Burgers and hand-cut french fries in time to celebrate the moment Chase Elliott crossed the finish line last Friday with his first Nationwide Series victory.
NASCAR is spreading out the wealth with different winners each week

With six winners after the first six races, the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship field already is filling up.
Denny Hamlin stuck in middle of a balancing act

Denny Hamlin has had to repair his reputation after he pulled out of a March race.
Flat tires in NASCAR are sign of times

Blowouts were a positive testament to NASCAR's new focus on winning in last week's Auto Club 400.
Drivers feel new format raises level of danger

Nothing has pumped more fear into one of NASCAR's biggest daredevils, Brian Vickers, than last Friday's qualifying session at Las Vegas Motor Speed­way.
Hard work is paying off for Funny Car winner DeJoria

Alexis DeJoria isn't the first woman to win in one of drag racing's top series ? Shirley Shahan became the first woman to win a national event in 1966 ? but she might be the first woman rock star of the sport.
Faster tracks yet to see improved racing

If Sunday's race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway was any indication, there's still a lot of work remaining to make cars better for racing on the faster intermediate tracks.
NASCAR ratings plummet despite success of Dale Earnhardt Jr.

After four races this year, NASCAR is trying to figure out why television ratings have fallen at a record pace. Even a fast start by Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn't helping.