Demand isn't meeting supply in NASCAR because of two-race tracks

...Speedway, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Watkins Glen International, Darlington Raceway, Kentucky Speedway, Chicagoland Speedway, Sonoma Raceway and Indianapolis Motor Speedway.A racetrack can concentrate its efforts on a single race while local fans can do the...

Ganassi cars strong in Sonoma qualifying

SONOMA, Calif. - Jamie McMurray took the time...teammate Kyle Larson learn the road course at Sonoma Raceway.The payoff for working together...McMurray, 10th of his career, and third at Sonoma. McMurray also started from the pole last...

Late pass helps lead Scott Dixon to IndyCar Series win at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. - Scott Dixon passed Mike Conway with three laps to go at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, earning a dramatic IndyCar victory and muddying the overall title race.Series leader Will Power finished ninth after a ferocious last-lap push...

Wine Time: FEL Chardonnay 2013, Anderson Valley

...Chardonnay, and Pinot Gris grown in the Anderson Valley and on the Sonoma Coast. These regions are known for producing wines of bright...as the single-vineyard wines from Anderson Valley and the Sonoma Coast.GOES WITH: My wife, Teri, and I had this with steamed...

McMurray takes pole for Sonoma road race

SONOMA, Calif. - As Jamie McMurray turned a corner...with a string of solid finishes, he picked Sonoma Raceway as an upcoming track he was looking...McMurray has just one top-10 finish at Sonoma.But he showed his comfort level on the...

Martin Truex Jr. ends drought with win at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. - The post-race party was a...with an easy victory on the road course at Sonoma Raceway. It was only the second win of...year in a row after Clint Bowyer won at Sonoma last season.Overwhelmed with emotion as...

Raise those zins, sauvs in toast to Sonoma

...designation you'll find on bottles of wine from Sonoma County is just that - Sonoma County - meaning that the grapes for the wine could...Valley, Russian River Valley, Dry Creek Valley and Sonoma Valley. Smaller appellations (to use the French...

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Not all wines as memorable as Sonoma's storied past

...Vallejo's vineyard in neighboring Sonoma County; hence, we might say that the Napa Valley wine industry is based on Sonoma vines. In 1835, Vallejo had taken...vineyard of the Franciscan mission at Sonoma, an act that could, without being...

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Wine Time: WG Sonoma Zinfandel Monte Rosso Vineyard 2010, Sonoma Valley

...put their limited releases under the WG Sonoma label. Wine Guerrilla focuses on Zinfandel...especially old vine Zins grown around Sonoma. Their regular wines sell for about $20 and those under the WG Sonoma label for $35-$40.The extra cost...

Sonoma takes over as track where tempers flare

SONOMA, Calif. - It used to be that short tracks...now shifted to road courses, specifically Sonoma, where more than a few drivers will likely...out the window when the series shifts to Sonoma."It just seems like people don't give...