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Hamlin tears ACL playing hoops
Web-posted 01/25/10
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Denny Hamlin has a torn knee ligament and won't have surgery to repair it until after the upcoming NASCAR season.
NASCAR 's changes should bring back the excitement
Web-posted 01/22/10
NASCAR will allow drivers to "have at it" during February's Daytona 500. The sanctioning body will eliminate the no-bumping rule at Daytona International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway, a move widely applauded to help return stock car racing back to its rough-and-tumble roots.
New season means a fresh start for many
Web-posted 01/21/10
When the new racing season starts, Kasey Kahne and Elliott Sadler will have new cars; Jamie McMurray and Martin Truex Jr. will have new teams; Kurt Busch and David Ragan will have new crew chiefs; Matt Kenseth will have a new sponsor; and Dale Jr. will have a new beard.
Sport is lending hand to victims
Web-posted 01/21/10
Hendrick Motorsports has added a second airplane to the Haitian earthquake relief effort, with both planes making daily flights into the devastated nation.
NASCAR truck series returning to Darlington
Web-posted 01/21/10
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Chris Browning is hoping the return of NASCAR's truck series to Darlington Raceway this summer will lead to a longer run than the last time.
Newsmaker: Mike Helton
Web-posted 01/21/10
The Sprint Cup Series will return to racing with a bunch of new rules and seemingly a new attitude as NASCAR reaches out to its fans.
Bar set high for Hamlin in 2010
Web-posted 01/19/10
CONCORD, N.C. --- The buzz surrounding Denny Hamlin started months before he took the checkered flag on last season's finale. What was a murmur, though, suddenly became a roar.
ESPN to get most of ABC's Sprint Cup races
Web-posted 01/14/10
ESPN is shifting the bulk of its Chase for the Sprint Cup championship coverage to its cable network this season, taking 14 of the 17 NASCAR races it shares with partner ABC.
Offseason allows drivers to be more charitable with their time
Web-posted 01/13/10
DAYTONA BEACH - Although he hasn't been anywhere near his race car, Dale Earnhardt Jr. hasn't slowed down in the past couple weeks. Like a lot of other NASCAR drivers, he's been making appearances to reconnect with his fans and raise money for charities.
RPM moves forward while merger drags on
Web-posted 01/13/10
The merger between Richard Petty Motorsports and Yates Racing still isn't done. The team hasn't moved into its new shop, but they've proceeded with their conversion from Dodge to Ford. Despite all the unfinished business, Kasey Kahne hasn't noticed much of a difference.
Racing newsmaker: Greg Biffle
Web-posted 01/13/10
Greg Biffle was winless for the first time in seven fulltime seasons in the Sprint Cup Series last year. The driver of the No. 16 Ford talked about the disappointment of not winning and how his team expects to turn things around this year during a recent national telephone conference call.
Souvenir sales take big hit
Web-posted 01/07/10
Dale Earnhardt Jr. continues to be an overwhelming success in souvenir sales, but even he might not able to keep that industry from collapsing.
Schools receive champ 's donation
Web-posted 01/07/10
Four-time defending Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson made sure 27 schools in California, North Carolina and Oklahoma had a nice Christmas by donating $922,000 to help with educational programs.

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