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No pain or problems for Stewart in Daytona practice

5:42 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

3:56 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.

Stewart on track for return in February at Daytona

4:48 PM, Jan 9, 2014

Tony Stewart said he's ready to resume his driving duties next month at Daytona International Speedway after a leg injury sidelined him for the final 15 Sprint Cup Series races of the 2013 season.

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

2:21 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, according to multiple reports.

Buck replacing Darby as Sprint Cup Series director

12:45 PM, Jan 9, 2014

NASCAR announced on Thursday that Richard Buck is replacing John Darby as managing director of the Sprint Cup Series.

Dillon to drive the No. 3 for RCR in Sprint Cup next season

4:18 PM, Dec 11, 2013

The No. 3 car made famous by the late Dale Earnhardt is returning to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2014.

The Inside Line: Strange but memorable season in Sprint Cup

5:09 PM, Dec 10, 2013

Perhaps the best word to describe the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season is bizarre.

Stewart-Haas, Roush Fenway make changes to teams for 2014

5:32 PM, Nov 19, 2013

Both Stewart-Haas Racing and Roush Fenway Racing announced multiple personnel changes in their competition departments for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series seasons.

Johnson's sixth title in sight but not guaranteed

4:50 AM, Nov 15, 2013

Jimmie Johnson winning his sixth Sprint Cup Series championship is the main "tropic" of conversation this week at Homestead-Miami Speedway -- the site of the season-ending races for all three of NASCAR's national touring series.

This Week in Auto Racing Nov. 15 - 17

4:46 AM, Nov 15, 2013

The 2013 NASCAR season concludes this weekend, with the championships in all three of its national touring series to be decided at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Formula One is at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas for the United States Grand Prix.

This Week in Auto Racing Nov. 8 - 10

2:36 AM, Nov 8, 2013

All three of NASCAR's national touring series are running at Phoenix International Raceway this weekend, culminating with Sunday's ninth round in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

Johnson takes Cup lead with dominating Texas win

7:10 PM, Nov 3, 2013

Jimmie Johnson led 255 of 334 laps for a dominating victory Sunday that put the five-time champion back in the Chase for the Sprint Cup lead with two races left in the season.

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12:36 AM, Sep 21, 2013

NewTown Macon Closes Deal on Capricorn Records Building

Mike Ford, president and CEO of NewTown Macon, says the organization has purchased the old Capricorn Recording Studios property with the help of grant money from the Peyton Anderson Foundation.

6:19 PM, Jan 31, 2011

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3:08 PM, Jan 23, 2013

Danish Company Bringing 250 Jobs to Dublin

A Danish manufacturer of exhaust and emission systems plans to bring 250 jobs to a new factory in Dublin.

7:07 PM, Mar 15, 2012

Nine Charged with Pimping, Prostitution in Perry Sting

While on a mission to find juvenile prostitutes and their pimps, officials instead found four local adult prostitutes and four pimps.

4:06 PM, Aug 15, 2013

NY's Cuomo Proposes Gun, Ammo Clip Restrictions

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing to close loopholes on a state ban on assault weapons and ammunition clips that carry more than 10 bullets in this third State of the State speech.

3:35 PM, Jan 9, 2013

Macon Man Dies After Train-Pickup Collision

Houston County Fire Chief Jimmy Williams says the train and truck collided on the Highway 247 Spur, near the split to Highway 341 in Kathleen

12:13 PM, Mar 4, 2010

Computer Fights Strong Round Against 'Jeopardy' Stars

It was man vs. machine Monday night on "Jeopardy," the first of three consecutive programs pitting an IBM supercomputer against two of Jeopardy's all time geniuses, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter.

12:06 AM, Feb 15, 2011

Opry to Hold Public Funeral for George Jones

A public funeral will be held at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville for country music superstar George Jones, who died Friday at the age of 81.

9:51 AM, Apr 29, 2013

Mercer Hosts College Wrestling Championship

The Macon Convention and Visitors Bureau estimates the event will generate some big bucks for Central Georgia.

6:39 PM, Mar 9, 2011

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