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World is speeding past America on high-speed trains

...private company, the Texas Central High Speed Railway, is soliciting $10 billion to $12 billion to build a 240-mile track that would whisk travelers between Houston and the Dallas-Fort Worth area in 90 minutes or less. That compares with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-26/world-speeding-past-americ
Richard Petty has idea on how to bring more competition back into NASCAR

...certainly didn't go away.There were 22 official lead changes among nine drivers in the 600-mile marathon at the 1.5-mile track. In reality, there were only nine in 400 laps under green-flag conditions, and none in the final 21 laps.While...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-27/richard-petty-has-idea-how
Juan's World! Montoya beats Power for second Indy 500 win

...as Montoya headed to grab his bottle of milk. Later, as Montoya began the traditional victory lap around the 2.5-mile track in a convertible, Ganassi stopped the car to give Montoya a hug, smile and thumbs up."We're still good friends...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-24/juans-world-montoya-beats-po
Edwards gets Coke 600 win on gas fumes

...calls and our race cars," he said. Johnson and Kevin Harvick had combined to win the past seven races on 1.5-mile tracks.Denny Hamlin beat Truex off pit road by six inches at Lap 331. He stayed out front for the next 32 laps before making...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-24/edwards-gets-coke-600-win-
Three Sprint Cup drivers starting to separate themselves from the pack

...figured something out for the 1½-mile tracks, they should be dominant in Saturday...races ? eight of them on 1½-mile tracks. More importantly, they also...Keselowski also have won on 1½-mile tracks."I think the Sprint Cup Series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-08/three-sprint-cup-drivers-s
Coca-Cola 600 hinges on who takes advantage of 'aero-push'

...away to collectively win the past seven races on 1.5-mile tracks.Johnson leads all drivers with seven career wins at...13th."As you look at the results, like the 1.5-mile track have been really good for us," Harvick said. "When...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-22/coca-cola-600-hinges-who-t
Kurt Busch captures pole at Texas

...Texas.Busch edged defending series champion Kevin Harvick with a run of 193.847 mph on the high-banked 1 1/2-mile track Friday.The Duck Commander 500 is Saturday night.It's the second pole of the season for Busch, who also took the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-10/kurt-busch-captures-pole-t
Standardbred Harness Races return to McGhees' Mile in Aiken

...the event is back in Aiken for the first time since 2003 when gates open Saturday.The races will be held at McGhees' Mile Track on Banks Mill Road. Gates open at 9 a.m. with a noon post time. There will be eight races during the day.Harness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-23/standardbred-harness-races-return
Kevin Harvick is not taking anything for granted

...30th, is even below a handful of drivers who have missed races. The new NASCAR rules package will be used on a 2-mile track for the first time Sunday, and the three-time series champion's team has another chance to figure it out.ROUGH...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-21/kevin-harvick-not-taking-a
Swede Frida Hansdotter dominates women's World Cup slalom field

...run on the classic Lauberhorn slope.Miller, who underwent back surgery in November, finished the quirky 2.75-mile track with the best time of the in-form U.S. team, which has won the past two men's downhills.Travis Ganong, who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-13/swede-frida-hansdott