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KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

A mid-April Spring Classic brought the only visit of the year to the Irwindale Speedway half-mile by the touring NASCAR K&N Pro Series West.…

KALWASINSKI: Chicago Chips

Stan Kalwasinski

The Illinois Stock Car Hall of Fame held its reception and banquet in the Rockford area on Saturday, April 11.…

KALWASINSKI: Chicago Chips

Stan Kalwasinski

Bobby Pierce enjoyed a pretty successful weekend at the LaSalle Speedway, taking home $20,000 in prize money, including $15,000 for winning Saturday night’s Thaw Brawl 75-lap dirt track late model…

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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

A mid-April Spring Classic brought the only visit of the year to the Irwindale Speedway half-mile by the touring NASCAR K&N Pro Series West.…

KALWASINSKI: Chicago Chips

Stan Kalwasinski

The Illinois Stock Car Hall of Fame held its reception and banquet in the Rockford area on Saturday, April 11.…

KALWASINSKI: Chicago Chips

Stan Kalwasinski

Bobby Pierce enjoyed a pretty successful weekend at the LaSalle Speedway, taking home $20,000 in prize money, including $15,000 for winning Saturday night’s Thaw Brawl 75-lap dirt track late model…

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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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Gallagher Slings Dirt In His Spare Time

Spencer Gallagher's foray into dirt racing has been enjoyable and educational, the driver told SPEED SPORT. (HHP/Alan Marler photo)

Spencer Gallagher knew two things straightaway from the first time he climbed in a dirt car: He loved it, and he had a lot to learn.…

SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems

Another eventful week of racing produced many unsung heroes. Which five drivers made the cut for this week's SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems?…

10 Years Have Flown By For Hight

This weekend marks the 10th anniversary of Robet Hight's first NHRA Funny Car victory. (JFR Photo)

It seems like just yesterday that 45-year-old Robert Hight was celebrating his first NHRA Funny Car victory at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas.…

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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The racing action was hot and heavy all over the United States this weekend despite Mother Nature's best efforts to interfere. Did any new names make their way into the…

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

It's Monday, which means its time for another edition of SPEED SPORT Top Performers. Each week we recognize five drivers who found victory lane in impressive fashion. Which drivers were…

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Big Rigs Score Big In Las Vegas’ Bullring

Through a haze of diesel smoke and a melody of blaring horns, Las Vegas’ introduction to the spectacle that is…

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MIDWEST

Kyle Sauder (83) battles Hud Horton during Friday's NRA Sprint Invaders feature at Limaland Motorsports Park. (Mike Campbell Photo)

Kyle Sauder Ends Lengthy Drought

A cool night for the Spring Fling at Limaland Motorsports Park produced some hot and fast action on the high-banked…

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Racers Invade Thompson’s Road Course

After two full days of racing at the 1.7 mile road course at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, the inaugural victors…

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Lynch Scores Again At Lernerville

The hardiest of the hardy were present in the stands and in the pits Friday night at Lernerville Speedway as…

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SOUTH

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Taylor Conquers Devil’s Bowl Dirt

Troy Taylor topped the USRA modified headliner Saturday night at Devil’s Bowl Speedway…

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Bernhardt Drives To East Bay Victory

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PLAINS

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Rain Stops Knoxville Opener

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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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