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FOGARTY: The GT Learning Curve

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This is Jon Fogarty, driver of the GAINSCO “Red Dragon” McLaren 650S in the Pirelli World Challenge.…

RODDA: NorCal Notes

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It was the sixth year for the Wild West IMCA Modified Shootout but my first time taking in part of the eight-day series. Seven races in eight nights is a…

HEDGER: The Long Look

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As we make our rounds of area speedways, we get the same question over and over: “What’s the deal with Super DIRT Week?” …

KENNEDY: California Coast

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The June 4 USAC Western States Midget Series race at the third-mile clay Bakersfield Speedway had 20 entrants…

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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…

LONDON: Remembering Bruno Brackey

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It’s easy to call just about anybody a “legend.”…

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FOGARTY: The GT Learning Curve

2016 Fogarty head shot

This is Jon Fogarty, driver of the GAINSCO “Red Dragon” McLaren 650S in the Pirelli World Challenge.…

RODDA: NorCal Notes

Ron Rodda photo

It was the sixth year for the Wild West IMCA Modified Shootout but my first time taking in part of the eight-day series. Seven races in eight nights is a…

HEDGER: The Long Look

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As we make our rounds of area speedways, we get the same question over and over: “What’s the deal with Super DIRT Week?” …

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

The June 4 USAC Western States Midget Series race at the third-mile clay Bakersfield Speedway had 20 entrants…

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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.…

BLOWBACK: Eldora Likes & Dislikes

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Many of our Facebook fans took the opportunity to comment on last night’s Mudsummer Classic NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Eldora Speedway…

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MAGAZINE: Dumas’ Race To The Clouds

Romain Dumas is hoping for continued success during the Pikes Peak Int'l Hill Climb this year. (Red Bull Photo)

Romain Dumas has two class wins and one overall victory at the Pikes Peak Int’l Hill Climb, matching his record at Le Mans. In fact, he will jet to Colorado…

SPEED SPORT Photo Of The Week

Kyle Larson signs an autograph for a young fan during Ohio Sprint Speedweek. (Todd Ridgeway Photo)

It's time once again to recognize one of our great photography contributors by selecting the SPEED SPORT Photo of the Week.…

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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It's Tuesday, which means its time for another edition of the SPEED SPORT Power Rankings. Was anyone able to knock Bryan Clauson off the top of the Power Rankings? …

Torn From The Headlines: June 24, 1953

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Pacing himself to an almost incredible degree, Dick Rathmann of Daytona Beach, Florida, and Alhambra, Calif., took the lead on the very first lap of today's International 200 lap stock…

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

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We're back with another edition of SPEED SPORT Top Performers. This week our list goes international as we feature a winning team from the historic 24 Hours of Le Mans.…

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Jim Thirkettle Was Ferocious But Fair

For more than two decades, from the early 1970s through the 1990s, few drivers did it any better or with…

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MIDWEST

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Elliott Opts Out Of Slinger Nationals

Due to sponsor commitment, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Chase Elliott will be unable to compete in the 37th annual…

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PA Speedweek Opener A Wash

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School Bus Battle Highlights Summer Shootout

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Luke Cranston won the sprint car feature Saturday at Dodge City Raceway Park. (DCRP Photo)

Cranston Sprints To Dodge City Trophy

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Torn From The Headlines: June 24, 1953

Pacing himself to an almost incredible degree, Dick Rathmann of Daytona Beach, Florida, and Alhambra, Calif., took the lead on…

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