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KALWASINSKI: Chicago Chips

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The Rockford area was the scene of local racing activity this past weekend. Saturday saw the Illinois Stock Car Hall of Fame hold its third annual induction ceremonies banquet, while…

CONWAY: A Long Beach Victory

Mike Conway

I’m still trying to take in the fact that we just won the 40th annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach…

KERCHNER: Marty Little Loved Racing

Mike Kerchner

Marty Little loved auto racing. He spent most of his life involved in the sport in one way or another…

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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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KALWASINSKI: Chicago Chips

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The Rockford area was the scene of local racing activity this past weekend. Saturday saw the Illinois Stock Car Hall of Fame hold its third annual induction ceremonies banquet, while…

CONWAY: A Long Beach Victory

Mike Conway

I’m still trying to take in the fact that we just won the 40th annual Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach…

KERCHNER: Marty Little Loved Racing

Mike Kerchner

Marty Little loved auto racing. He spent most of his life involved in the sport in one way or another…

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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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Allen Remembers The Early WoO Years

Bobby Allen (left) is interviewed by the late Ted Johnson during a pre-World of Outlaws sprint car show at Lincoln Speedway in Hanover, Pa. in 1977. The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series is going back to the site of its first race, Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, this weekend. The series' first official race was held at Devil's Bowl in 1978. (Lee Greenawalt photo)

A great deal has changed and a great deal hasn’t changed since 1978 when the first World of Outlaws sprint car show ever was staged at Devil's Bowl Speedway in…

Elliott Takes NW Foes To School

Chase Elliott in victory lane after winning the O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas.  (HHP photo/Alan Marler)

Any doubt that Chase Elliott was a chip off the old block was erased years ago when as a teenager he won countless asphalt late model races.…

Ganassi & Penske Battle Isn’t Just On Track

Scott Dixon won the 2013 Verizon IndyCar Series championship for Chip Ganassi Racing. (IndyCar Photo)

It was the first official day on the race track for the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series, but the real action was the verbal jabs being exchanged between Team Penske and…

Eldora Named My Favorite Track Again

Eldora Is Your Favorite Track!

For the third consecutive year, Ohio’s Eldora Speedway has been named “My Favorite Track” by readers of National Speed Sport News and SPEED SPORT Magazine.…

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$20,000 For Evergreen’s Summer Showdown

Evergreen Speedway will award the winner of the third annual Summer Showdown 200-lap event for super late models on June…

Apr 17 2014 Read More

MIDWEST

Jeff Holtz and Jeremy Spoonmore (95) are holding on after getting shoved into each other during the Mid American Stock Car Series 50 lapper at the Rockford (Ill.) Speedway.  With 29 laps completed, rains caused the event to be called with Holtz declared the winner. (Stan Kalwasinski Photo)

Showers Stop Spring Classic Early

Due to persistent afternoon showers which set in just past halfway of the Mid-American Stock Car Series 50 lap feature…

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NORTHEAST

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Nicotra Team Preps For Oswego Campaign

John Nicotra Racing is ready for its eighth season racing supermodifieds at Oswego Speedway with drivers Otto Sitterly, Davey Hamilton…

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MID-ATLANTIC

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Spring Classic Belongs To Kreitz

Donnie Kreitz took the victory in the fifth annual Sprint Car Spring Classic at the Susquehanna Speedway Park on Sunday…

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SOUTH

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Jackson Motor Speedway Event Postponed

Severe overnight storms with heavy rain have forced the cancellation of tonight's Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned Southern 50…

Apr 4 2014 Read More

SOUTHEAST

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Lamb & Hunter Split Ace Features

Chris Lamb and Scott Hunter split a pair of HPD USAC Eastern Midget Series features Saturday night at Ace Speedway.…

Apr 13 2014 Read More

PLAINS

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AtoZ Takes Over Park Jefferson Speedway

AtoZ Promotions LLC has agreed to lease terms to promote the 2014 season of racing at the Park Jefferson Speedway.…

Apr 17 2014 Read More

Racing History

Alvin (Al) Fredenberg

Fredenberg 50 Memorial Returns Sunday

The Fredenberg 50 Memorial midget race sanctioned by the Badger Midget Area Racing Ass’n will be held for the first…

Jul 29 2013 Read More