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RODDA: NorCal Notes

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Week two of our trip through the Midwest was not as smooth with weather creating issues. A schedule change and one shortened race program resulted…

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

Comic and former NBC “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno, 66, began the second year of his CNBC Network TV one-hour show “Jay Leno's Garage” on June 29. …

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

July 4 weekend racing is perhaps the best of the season at both renowned Southern California speedways — the half-mile clay Perris Auto Speedway in Riverside County and the paved…

RODDA: NorCal Notes

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Nineteen of the last 20 years we have driven to the Midwest for an annual racing adventure. A few years back a shorter trip to Oregon/Washington was the result…

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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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RODDA: NorCal Notes

Ron Rodda photo

Week two of our trip through the Midwest was not as smooth with weather creating issues. A schedule change and one shortened race program resulted…

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

Comic and former NBC “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno, 66, began the second year of his CNBC Network TV one-hour show “Jay Leno's Garage” on June 29. …

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

July 4 weekend racing is perhaps the best of the season at both renowned Southern California speedways — the half-mile clay Perris Auto Speedway in Riverside County and the paved…

RODDA: NorCal Notes

Ron Rodda photo

Nineteen of the last 20 years we have driven to the Midwest for an annual racing adventure. A few years back a shorter trip to Oregon/Washington was the result…

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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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Gordon Getting Himself Back Up To Speed

The car may have Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s name on it, but it was Jeff Gordon in the No. 88 Chevrolet on Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Eric Schwarzkopf Photo)

Entering Friday, Jeff Gordon had not been in a race car since the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway last November.…

Stewart Focused Ahead Of Final Brickyard 400

Tony Stewart is all business as he prepares for his final Brickyard 400 on Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Eric Schwarzkopf Photo)

For a driver that loves his moments of privacy, Tony Stewart still knows how to capture the attention.…

Gordon Talks Unexpected Indy Return

Jeff Gordon (left) was joined by Rick Hendrick during a press conference Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to discuss his unexpected return to Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (NASCAR Photo)

Only in NASCAR can a driver get a second chance to win their final Brickyard 400.…

SPEED SPORT Photo Of The Week

A packed house was on hand to watch the Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway Saturday night. (Julia Johnson Photo)

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

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Noll & Fite Headline At Canyon Oval

Jason Noll and Dana Fite were among the headliners by taking wins in Saturday night’s Mid-Summer Classic atop the third-mile…

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MIDWEST

Jon Sheets made his debut in a Late Model a winning one Saturday night, leading all the way in the 25-lap feature at Lucas Oil Speedway. (Chris Bork photo)

Sheets Makes Winning Late Model Debut

Jon Sheets turned the night's featured event at Lucas Oil Speedway into a runaway, scoring a flag-to-flag victory in…

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First Timers Lead Lancaster Winners

Lancaster National Speedway celebrated Christmas in July Saturday, complete with an appearance by Santa Claus and bicycle giveaway for children.…

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MID-ATLANTIC

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Bauer Logs First 410 Sprint Win

Michael Bauer logged his first career 4 Your Car Connection 410 Sprint Car victory at Mercer Raceway Park on Saturday…

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Shouse Gets Another One At RPM

Andy Shouse grabbed another RaceSaver Sprint Car Series victory Friday night at RPM Speedway…

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Black Building On Summer Shootout Success

Jordan Black went from quarter midget racing to the quarter-mile at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the Bojangles’ Summer Shootout series,…

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Taylor Velasquez scored a rebound victory in sprint car action Saturday at Dodge City Raceway Park. (DCRP Photo)

Velasquez Rebounds In Dodge City Sprint

After surrendering the Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Car points lead during the recent Boothill Showdown, Taylor Velasquez rebounded by…

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Torn From The Headlines: July 20, 1988

While Pro Stock drag racer Bob Glidden was in Englishtown, N.J. Friday qualifying for the NHRA's Summernationals, lawyers were filing…

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