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BURNS: Around The Track

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If NASCAR ever released an official soundtrack, the theme to ESPN SpeedWorld would have to be on it.…

FUZI: Pitside Chatter

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When you take a look at the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series roster, the names of several of dirt late model racing's best are immediately apparent.…

BURNS: Around The Track

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The most dramatic moment of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' stop at Charlotte Motor Speedway didn't even come during the race.…

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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

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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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BURNS: Around The Track

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If NASCAR ever released an official soundtrack, the theme to ESPN SpeedWorld would have to be on it.…

FUZI: Pitside Chatter

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When you take a look at the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series roster, the names of several of dirt late model racing's best are immediately apparent.…

BURNS: Around The Track

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The most dramatic moment of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' stop at Charlotte Motor Speedway didn't even come during the race.…

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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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Ralph Earnhardt’s First Grand National Start

Ralph Earnhardt is seen taking the checkered flag to finish second at Hickory Motor Speedway in 1956 during his first NACAR Grand National start. (Don Hunter/Smyle Media Photo)

Ralph Earnhardt’s aggressive but smooth driving style made him a crowd favorite throughout the Southeast during his career. His natural ability to master the treacherous and dusty dirt tracks which…

SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems

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The weather is cooling down across the country, but racing action heated up over the weekend. Check out five drivers who deserve an extra nod for their success in this…

Charlotte’s Dirt Track Gets New Surface

The Dirt Track at Charlotte has gotten a new clay surface just in time for the World of Outlaws World Finals in early November. (CMS Photo)

Racers planning to compete during the World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte next month will be greeted by a new racing surface at the four-tenths-mile…

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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Championship battles are tightening, and so are the battles to stay in the top 10 of SPEED SPORT Power Rankings. Who did enough to stay, and who came up big…

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

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A weekend full of racing left some drivers wanting while others got to celebrate in victory lane. Which drivers did enough to earn a spot on the SPEED SPORT Top…

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Ralph Earnhardt is seen taking the checkered flag to finish second at Hickory Motor Speedway in 1956 during his first NACAR Grand National start. (Don Hunter/Smyle Media Photo)

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