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George Diaz

Columnist En FuegoWriter

George is a Sports Columnist for The Orlando Sentinel and NASCAR writer for Tribune Co.

He also writes occasional op-ed columns for Editorial Page. He is an advocate for foster kids/Alzheimer's Disease. And he loves Boxers (the dog).

Recent Articles

  • Earnhardt is in a precarious position in Sprint Cup competition

    Earnhardt is in a precarious position in Sprint Cup competition

    Meet Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chase Bubble Boy. Earnhardt is slotted at No. 14 in the Chase grid (and 13th in points)  —   for the field of 16 drivers competing for the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup championship   —  with eight races left before the field is set, but there are complications. Any top 30 driver...

  • Brad Keselowski dominates during win at Daytona in Coke Zero 400

    Brad Keselowski dominates during win at Daytona in Coke Zero 400

    Brad Keselowski scored his first victory at Daytona after 15 previous tries with a basic strategy. Take the fastest car to the front and dare everybody else to catch him. Nobody did as Keselowski won Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400 moments after one of the challengers, Kurt Busch, spun out on the...

  • Win at Sonoma is good news for Tony Stewart and for NASCAR

    Win at Sonoma is good news for Tony Stewart and for NASCAR

    Tony Stewart begins his NASCAR farewell tour in Daytona Beach, Fla.,  this weekend. Forget whatever has happened between February and now. Stewart, like everybody else, is trying to move on from the circumstances — aka #Stinkeroocity — that preceded his game-changing victory at California’s Sonoma...

  • Upcoming NASCAR races could cause chaos

    Upcoming NASCAR races could cause chaos

    Welcome to the 2016 Wild Card Chase Scramble. Sonoma Raceway on Sunday. Daytona International Speedway the following Saturday night. A road-course race and a restrictor-plate race, two juicy elements that can shake up the predictable grid of 16 drivers who will qualify for the postseason to make...

  • Will Ryan Newman be moving after deal with Richard Childress Racing ends?

    Will Ryan Newman be moving after deal with Richard Childress Racing ends?

    Ryan Newman has felt the friends-and-family squeeze before — at the end of the 2013 season, to be precise. Kevin Harvick — best buds with Tony Stewart — was a Stewart-Haas Racing add-on for the 2014 season. Somebody needed to go. That would be Newman. "There are a lot of things to be considered,...

  • Formula One driver Romain Grosjean could cross over to NASCAR this summer

    Formula One driver Romain Grosjean could cross over to NASCAR this summer

    Formula One and NASCAR rarely intersect, but there's potential brewing with Romain Grosjean, who could cross over this summer. Stewart-Haas Racing has plans to get him a ride. He currently drives in F1 under the Haas banner. "We may give it a go. I think it would be really cool," Joe Custer, chief...

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