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Las Vegas the first test for NASCAR's new rules package

2:08 PM, Mar 7, 2014

This weekend's Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will be the first of 11 events contested on 1.5-mile racetracks this season.

This Week in Auto Racing March 7 - 9

1:45 PM, Mar 7, 2014

It's the third race of the season for both the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

No pain or problems for Stewart in Daytona practice

5:44 AM, Feb 15, 2014

After being sidelined for more than six months due to a leg injury, Tony Stewart's long-awaited return to racing occurred on Friday when he ran a total of 50 laps during practice at Daytona International Speedway.

The Inside Line: Plenty of changes for the 2014 Sprint Cup season

5:30 PM, Feb 14, 2014

The 2014 Sprint Cup Series season has arrived and with it a host of competition changes that should make this a rather amazing year in NASCAR's top racing circuit.

Stewart ready for return at Daytona after leg injury

3:49 PM, Feb 13, 2014

Tony Stewart is eager to get back in the race car and has no plans for a relief driver this weekend at Daytona International Speedway.

Patrick ignoring Petty's comments about not winning a race

12:48 PM, Feb 13, 2014

Danica Patrick is shrugging off comments that NASCAR legend Richard Petty recently made about her not having a chance to win a Sprint Cup Series race.

Sorenson lands ride with Tommy Baldwin Racing

3:16 PM, Feb 4, 2014

Reed Sorenson will drive the No. 36 Chevrolet for Tommy Baldwin Racing full-time in the Sprint Cup Series in 2014, the team announced on Tuesday.

NASCAR revamps its penalty structure, appeals process

2:37 PM, Feb 4, 2014

NASCAR has made substantial enhancements to its penalty structure and appeals process, which goes into effect for the 2014 season.

NASCAR expands Chase field, includes elimination rounds

2:17 PM, Jan 30, 2014

NASCAR unveiled on Thursday sweeping changes to its Chase for the Sprint Cup championship format in 2014, expanding the field of drivers/teams from 12 to 16 and including a series of elimination rounds to determine its champion.

NASCAR alters qualifying format for its top three series

6:22 PM, Jan 22, 2014

NASCAR announced a radical change to its qualifying format for the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series on Wednesday, making it similar to knockout qualifying used for Formula One and IndyCar Series road/street course races.

Almirola, sponsor Smithfield extend contracts with RPM

3:05 PM, Jan 15, 2014

Driver Aric Almirola and sponsor Smithfield Foods have signed three-year contract extensions with Richard Petty Motorsports, the team announced on Wednesday.

Swan Racing adds investor for its two-car team in 2014

3:51 PM, Jan 13, 2014

Swan Racing announced on Monday that Iowa businessman Anthony Marlowe has joined its two-car Sprint Cup Series team as a minority owner.

Earnhardt Jr. supports Letarte's decision to depart team

3:57 PM, Jan 10, 2014

Dale Earnhardt Jr. said it was a "huge shock" when he first learned of crew chief Steve Letarte's plans to depart his No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports team at the end of the 2014 season and join NBC Sports for its coverage of NASCAR next year.

Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chief Letarte to join NBC in 2015

5:24 PM, Jan 9, 2014

Crew chief Steve Letarte will leave Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports team at the conclusion of the 2014 Sprint Cup Series season and join NBC Sports for its coverage of NASCAR next year.

Top 10 Farmers Markets in Metro Atlanta

We've compiled a list of the Top 10 Farmers Markets in Metro Atlanta for foodies, organic food enthusiasts and people looking for something to do.

7:59 AM, Apr 16, 2011

Making Cell Phone Call Forces AirTran Flight Back to Terminal

An AirTran Passenger continuing a cell phone call during taxi for takeoff forces plane back to gate

7:13 PM, Nov 19, 2009

Teen charged as adult in death of boyfriend during sex

Jessica Burlew, 16, is charged with strangling 43-year-old Jason Ash to death with an electrical wire during sex.

8:42 AM, Jan 23, 2014

Petition wants Stone Mt. Confederate carving removed

An Atlanta man calls the famous Confederate memorial carving on Stone Mountain "antiquated and embarrassing."

7:41 PM, Apr 30, 2013

Georgia Aquarium Welcomes Belugas, Mermaids

Thoughout the month of December, a school of mermaids will perform in the aquarium's Ocean Voyager exhibit. They're from Florida's Weeki Wachee Spring State Park.

6:19 PM, Dec 2, 2010

Atlanta woman, three others overdue on Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier National Park sent rangers Tuesday to check trails near the Paradise visitors' center that might be used by two campers and two climbers overdue during a severe storm that is dropping 2-to-3 feet of fresh snow.

5:48 PM, Jan 17, 2012

The Bluff: Atlanta's forgotten community

An astonishing number of home vacancies -- more than half -- has turned what should have been prime real estate into crime real estate.
Welcome to the Bluff on English Avenue.

8:04 AM, Nov 3, 2011

Chef Mike LaSage

It's BBQ time!

2:37 PM, Jul 23, 2014

Woodstock police looking for missing man

Police in Woodstock are looking for a missing man they said was last seen on Sunday evening at his home.

3:04 PM, Sep 24, 2013

Shocker: Batman Dies!

If the rumor mill is correct (and by rumor mill we mean the DC Comics marketing department) Bruce Wayne will be killed in an upcoming Batman comic. And it won't be pretty.

8:25 PM, Nov 25, 2008
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