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In The News
August 16th, 2014

Making Racing Safer In The Wake Of Kevin Ward’s Death

Last Saturday, 20-year-old Sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. was struck and killed by the car driven by NASCAR’s Tony Stewart. Bill Littlefield speaks with ESPN the Magazine’s Ryan McGee about the dangers inherent in the sport.

Interview
March 15th, 2014

NASCAR’s Brian Vickers Returns To Racing

Brian Vickers will be back on the racetrack this weekend for the Food City 500. His career was briefly derailed due to blood clots. Vickers joins Bill Littlefield to share his story.

Interview
November 2nd, 2013

NASCAR Update With ESPN’s Brant James

ESPN’s Brant James joins Bill for an NASCAR update. James discusses the Sprint Chase for the Cup, the first African-American to win a touring series since 1963, and concussion testing.

In The News
September 14th, 2013

NASCAR Spins Out Into ‘Chase’

NASCAR hit a caution flag on its way to the Chase for the Cup. ESPN’s Brant James joins Bill Littelfield to discuss the Clint Bowyer’s controversial spinout and its impact on NASCAR’s upcoming postseason.

Update
February 26th, 2013

Former Stuntman and NASCAR Team Owner Hal Needham Takes Home An Oscar

The list of well-known actors who have appeared on Only A Game is short … really short. As for Oscar winners, the list was non-existent until now. Before former stuntman, screenwriter and director Hal Needham was awarded an honorary Oscar for his contributions to the film industry, he joined Bill Littlefield on OAG to share some crazy stories.

Feature
February 23rd, 2013
By Yolanda Perdomo

New Exhibit Honors Unheralded NASCAR Great

Fred Lorenzen won the Daytona 500 in 1965, but his very short career — and quiet life off the track — may be why he’s not as famous as other NASCAR drivers from the sport’s Golden Era. As Yolanda Perdomo reports, efforts are underway to get Lorenzen onto the next ballot for the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

In The News
February 23rd, 2013

Danica Patrick Keeps Making History

This week, Danica Patrick became the first female driver in Sprint Cup history to win a pole. ESPN’s Brant James joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the significance of that event.

Feature
June 2nd, 2012
By Scott Graf

Furniture Row: A Racing Crew from the Rockies

This weekend, NASCAR runs its longest race of the year, the Coca-Cola 600, at Charlotte Motor Speedway. But not all NASCAR teams call North Carolina their home. Scott Graf has the story of a team based in the shadows of the Rocky Mountains.

Interview
May 19th, 2012

NASCAR’s Kurt Busch Turns Up The Heat

This week NASCAR issued fines and other penalties to those involved in last Saturday’s melee at Darlington. Driver Kurt Busch was issued the largest fine, but the actions of his motor coach driver inspired the longest probation. Steven Levine of the Sporting News and Rowdy.com joins Bill Littlefield to explain NASCAR’s reasoning.

January 7th, 2012

NASCAR Sponsors Scaling Back Investment

NASCAR teams are having more and more trouble securing sponsors. With the decline in dollars, some teams are cutting jobs and a few are even folding. WFAE’s Scott Graf takes a closer look.

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