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KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

The first and only Venice Grand Prix took place on March 17, 1915. Legendary race car driver Barney Oldfield, at age 37, won that 300.7-mile road race in a Maxwell.…

KALWASINSKI: Chicago Chips

Stan Kalwasinski

Before getting too far along with the new racing season, let’s take a look at the Chicagoland racing scene 10, 20, 30 and 40 years ago.…

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

The AMSOIL USAC-CRA Sprint Car Series season opened its 26-race season March 7 at Perris Auto Speedway.…

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KERCHNER: Friday Morning Heat Race

Mike Kerchner

With nearly 60 entries and 18 manufacturers entered Saturday’s 12 Hours of Sebring is shaping up to be a beauty of a race, but someone explain to us why these…

KERCHNER: Friday Morning Heat Race

Mike Kerchner

Lynyrd Skynyrd is playing a pre-race concert prior to the Labor Day weekend Sept. 4 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. We’ve long wondered why the Southern…

KERCHNER: Friday Morning Heat Race

Mike Kerchner

Having made more than a few visits to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course during our childhood and young adult years, we were slightly saddened by the news Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course…

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KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

The first and only Venice Grand Prix took place on March 17, 1915. Legendary race car driver Barney Oldfield, at age 37, won that 300.7-mile road race in a Maxwell.…

KALWASINSKI: Chicago Chips

Stan Kalwasinski

Before getting too far along with the new racing season, let’s take a look at the Chicagoland racing scene 10, 20, 30 and 40 years ago.…

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

The AMSOIL USAC-CRA Sprint Car Series season opened its 26-race season March 7 at Perris Auto Speedway.…

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BLOWBACK: Towing The Line On Team Orders

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Team orders are nothing new in auto racing. They’ve been part of Formula One racing for decades, but when they crept into NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing during the regular…

BLOWBACK: So Long, Old Friend

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We’re all losing an old friend today. With great memories and tremendous respect we say goodbye to SPEED and SPEED.com.…

BLOWBACK: Should Smoke Race Sprint Cars?

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Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart broke his right tibia and fibula in a sprint car crash last night at Southern Iowa Speedway.…

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Q&A With IMSA President Scott Atherton

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The big news from last weekend in the world of sports car racing was the 63rd running of the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring, the second race in the…

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Kevin Harvick continues to be the hottest driver in NASCAR after nearly sweeping the West Coast Swing. Was his impressive performance out West enough to catapult him to the top…

Another Allison Reaches Victory Lane

Robbie Allison drove this Duke Bare-owned No. 52 Chevrolet to victory in his stock car debut on Saturday at Kingsport (Tenn.) Speedway. (Drew Hierwarter photo)

Maybe it was fate that got Robbie Allison to try stock car racing. He grew up around it, but had never driven in a stock car race until Saturday at…

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The on-track racing action heated up throughout the country and beyond last week, but whose early-season success vaulted them into the SPEED SPORT Power Rankings?…

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The SPEED SPORT Power Rankings are kicking into high gear just as racing season does the same. Kevin Harvick, Ryan Dungey and Ryan Villopoto were big winners this week, but…

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MIDWEST

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HMP Schedules Speedfest For October

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Mario Andretti (1) and  Don Branson started on the front row for the USAC Champ Car Langhorne 100 on June 12, 1966. (Chris Economaki Photo)

PHOTOS: USAC At Langhorne June 1966

Check out this classic photo gallery shot by our own Chris Economaki during a USAC Champ Car event held at…

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