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Darlington Raceway gets Labor Day weekend race back in 2015

...demanding racetrack, not only for the driver but for the race car. You think about the loads these things are on, there's...on, and as a driver you don't get a break inside the race car, either."Kyle Petty once said racing at Bristol is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-27/darlington-raceway-gets-la
Returning to track remains 'lowest priority' for grieving Tony Stewart

...no timetable on when Tony Stewart will get back into a race car.The three-time NASCAR champion has skipped two races...and dismissed it as implausible that any professional race car driver would intentionally run someone over."It would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-18/returning-track-remains-lo
NASCAR driver draws big crowd to new bargain store in Aiken

...Plaza, the 14-year Sprint Cup driver met fans and signed his autograph on shirts, hats, posters, model race cars, pieces of real race cars ? and even a Budweiser beer can.Harvick, a regular at Ollie's grand openings, drew a crowd of more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-06/nascar-driv
NASCAR adds rule on exiting cars after crashes

...death underscored the dangers of being on foot near moving race cars.Johnson said the risk may be higher on dirt tracks...it will change a driver's mind as they get out of the race car. But it would be nice for the rest of the field to know...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-15/nascar-adds-rule-exiting-c
Jeff Gordon shatters track record en route to Michigan pole

...It has (to do with) what we've been doing to the race cars to go faster." UNCERTAIN FUTURE: Tony Stewart is skipping...grieving ? made the decision he's not ready to get in the race car and will take it week by week."Jeff Burton will drive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-15/jeff-gordon-shatters-track
Fryer: Tony Stewart will always stay true to dirt-track roots

...quick-tempered, retaliatory reputation.But Stewart would never intentionally try to hit another human being with his race car. He might lose his temper and shove a driver or throw a helmet or spin a rival on the track, but Stewart doesn't run over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-11/fryer-tony-stewart-will-al
Dale Earnhardt Jr. finds balance in life

...has learned to embrace life.He's found the simple keys to happiness, and none of them have anything to do with his race car.So what makes Earnhardt tick? His girlfriend Amy Reimann. His beloved Washington Redskins. Spending time with his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-06/dale-earnhardt-jr-finds-ba
Shepherd-Logano dustup shows NASCAR needs to consider age rule

...Shepherd last ran a full Sprint Cup season, and his last national series victory was in 1993.He can still probably wheel a race car better than most of us, but that doesn't mean the 72-year-old should be racing against the very best drivers in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-14/shepherd-logano-dustup-sho
Rants & Raves

...soldiers were being killed and maimed in wars should not wish to jump back into Iraq again. RIVER WATCH PARKWAY is a race-car circuit, and everyone but the would-be NASCAR drivers in Columbia County should be in the right lane. The Richmond...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-01/rants-raves
Jeff Gordon triumphs at Brickyard

...To just see everybody standing and cheering, that's awesome," he said. "That sends a chill up your spine as a race car driver in a race that is so important to you, yet you have so many fans out there supporting you at the same time. This...

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