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Richard Petty has idea on how to bring more competition back into NASCAR

...the last seven, eight years they got into the downforce deal," Petty said. "I think they looked at Indy cars, sports cars, formula cars. Everybody's going downforce, downforce. So NASCAR got caught in a trap. When they did that, they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-05-27/richard-petty-has-idea-how
Hinchcliffe out of ICU after crash

...and finished as high as fifth in 2007 and again in 2012.The 33-year-old Australian has competed in a couple of sports car races this season.With Hinchcliffe out indefinitely, Schmidt is looking for a driver who can stay in the car for a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-20/hinchcliffe-out-icu-
NASCAR 'modernizing' with digital dashboards

...four-wheel motorsports around the world, our cockpits are pretty tame compared to an F-1 steering wheel or even the sports car stuff I've driven," he said. "They've got more knobs and switches that I even know what to do with."So, I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-04-22/nascar-modernizing-digital
Ian Poulter | The Masters

...green fees at his local English muni. He?s got a wife and four healthy children. He has a garage full of exotic sports cars. He?s ... Poulter hopes best Masters finish bodes well for future Posted: 04/09/12 Ian Poulter kept...

http://www.augusta.com/masters/players/bios/Ian_Poulter.shtml
On The Money: When new cars are unveiled, prices can fall on old models

...new features or styling changes.Last week in New York, Honda unveiled a new Civic compact that looks like a European sports car, and Chevrolet showed off a new Malibu midsize car that looks like a coupe, with more legroom better gas mileage and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-10/money-when-new-cars-are-un
Red-hot Kevin Harvick earns second Xfinity Series win of the season

...Sebring.Before the race, officials from the International Motor Sports Association and the Automobile Club l'Ouest announced a six-year extension of their strategic alliance to advance sports car racing in North America and around the world.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-21/red-hot-kevin-harvick-earn
Nissan adds features, Nismo enhancements to its affordable sports car, the 370Z

...was the executive who renamed the sports car Nissan exported to the United States...wasn't an appealing name for a sports car in America. The new name, the company's...sport coupe remains an affordable sports car. Today's Z car ? now called the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-02-26/nissan-adds-features-nismo-en
Chip Ganassi deflects spotlight to the people behind his powerhouse race teams

...execution required to win the 24-hour sports car race at the Daytona International...win was Ganassi's sixth in the sports car marathon in the past nine years...winningest car owner in the most-iconic sports car race in the U.S. He had two teams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-01-28/chip-ganassi-deflects-spot
What Is It?

...the primer-color wheels to allow skidding around pylons when competing against bug-eyed Sprites and other small sports cars. My Dauphine was a lot of fun for not a lot of bucks, but when I was reassigned Stateside, the California freeways were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-01-15/what-it
NASCAR's storylines waiting on Daytona 500 in February

...but that won't make the transition to Greg Ives any easier.Letarte quit the team to join NBC's coverage of the sport. Car owner Rick Hendrick waited six months into the season to pick Ives for what many believe is the toughest job in the sport...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-01-14/burning-questions