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RODDA: NorCal Notes

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It had been 10 years since visiting Wisconsin. That trend changed when the Cheesehead Triple Crown offered not only four races within a small footprint, but two of the tracks would be…

BURNS: Burning Rubber

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McLaren and Honda were supposed to renew a dominant Formula One partnership this year. So, what went wrong?…

RODDA: NorCal Notes

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Every year but one since 1989, a Midwest trip has been part of each season. That one year was a Northwest trip instead for ASCS racing as well as…

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KERCHNER: Friday Morning Heat Race

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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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RODDA: NorCal Notes

Ron Rodda photo

It had been 10 years since visiting Wisconsin. That trend changed when the Cheesehead Triple Crown offered not only four races within a small footprint, but two of the tracks would be…

BURNS: Burning Rubber

Burns

McLaren and Honda were supposed to renew a dominant Formula One partnership this year. So, what went wrong?…

RODDA: NorCal Notes

Ron Rodda photo

Every year but one since 1989, a Midwest trip has been part of each season. That one year was a Northwest trip instead for ASCS racing as well as…

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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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SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems

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This week's edition of SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems highlights five drivers whose performances over the past seven days deserved an extra look. …

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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As we gear up for Fourth of July weekend, check out this week's edition of SPEED SPORT Power Rankings. Did a new driver move to the top? …

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

Mother Nature tried to play spoiler at race tracks all over the country last weekend, but she couldn't stop racing everywhere. Which drivers avoided the rain drops and found their…

Schatz Chasing Down No. 200

Donny Schatz is one win shy of his 200th career World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory. (Mark Funderburk Photo)

Lately, Donny Schatz being considered in a slump just didn't sound possible.…

O’Connell Still Enjoying His Chosen Career

Johnny O'Connell has enjoyed a successful road racing career and its far from over. (Al Steinberg Photo)

Johnny O'Connell believes he was reincarnated to be a race car driver.…

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MIDWEST

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Michigan HoF Confirms 2015 Inductees

The Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame has announced the class of 2015.…

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NORTHEAST

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Brackett Pads Oxford Championship Lead

Timmy Brackett padded his slim lead atop the Budweiser Championship Series Super Late Model standings Friday night, posting an impressive…

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MID-ATLANTIC

Doug Esh (07) held off Brian Montieth to win Friday night's Mitch Smith Memorial at Pennsylvania's Williams Grove Speedway. (Julia Johnson photo)

Esh Banks $10,000 At Williams Grove

Doug Esh held off Brian Montieth and Brock Zearfoss to win the prestigious Mitch Smith Memorial for sprint cars at…

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SOUTH

Scottie McDonald triumphed on Friday at Golden Triangle. (RonSkinnerPhotos.com photo)

McDonald Tames Golden Triangle

With 27 drivers taking on the one-third mile Golden Triangle Raceway Park, Scottie McDonald posted his third career ASCS Gulf…

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SOUTHEAST

Zeke Shell (pictured) and Kris VanDyke split a pair of late model features on Friday night at Kingsport Speedway. (Kingsport Speedway Photo)

VanDyke & Shell Split Kingsport Twins

With heavy rain falling at times during the day on Friday, followed by scattered showers at night around Northeast Tennessee…

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PLAINS

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Irvine Leads Marshalltown Winners

After Mother Nature won last week it was back to normal business at the Marshalltown Speedway for Karl Performance and…

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Racing History

The field rolls towards the green flag prior to the start of the Northern 300 at Trenton (N.J.) Speedway on July 9, 1967. (Chris Economaki Photo)

PHOTOS: NASCAR At Trenton In 1967

Check out this classic photo gallery taken by our own Chris Economaki from the NASCAR event held at Trenton (N.J.)…

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