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KERCHNER: The Heat Race

Mike Kerchner

Warm weather, military fighter planes, scenic views, great racing and lettuce. Cocopah Speedway has it all.…

KALWASINSKI: Chicago Chips

Stan Kalwasinski

With the New Year upon us, let’s do a review of track and association champions from in and around the Chicagoland area.…

HEDGER: The Long Look

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With Santa’s sleigh back in the shop awaiting adjustments to meet the 2015 rule changes and New Year’s celebrations marking the start of another season, it’s time to look back…

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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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KERCHNER: The Heat Race

Mike Kerchner

Warm weather, military fighter planes, scenic views, great racing and lettuce. Cocopah Speedway has it all.…

KALWASINSKI: Chicago Chips

Stan Kalwasinski

With the New Year upon us, let’s do a review of track and association champions from in and around the Chicagoland area.…

HEDGER: The Long Look

Hedger_Ron

With Santa’s sleigh back in the shop awaiting adjustments to meet the 2015 rule changes and New Year’s celebrations marking the start of another season, it’s time to look back…

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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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Evernham Looks Back On Gordon’s Career

Ray Evernham (right) led Jeff Gordon to three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships during his time with Hendrick Motorsports. (HHP/Alan Marler Photo)

Ray Evernham can still recall the first time he met the wiry kid from Pittsboro, Ind., who looked like he was 14 years old even after he'd already turned 19.…

PHOTOS: Jeff Gordon Through The Years

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With Jeff Gordon announcing 2015 would be his final full-time season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, SPEED SPORT decided to take a look back at his lengthy racing career.…

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After one crazy week of racing in Tulsa, Okla., Rico Abreu was the king of the mountain as he captured the 2015 running of the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget…

VLRA Set To Honor Curtis Turner

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One of the six awards being given at Victory Lane Racing Ass'n Awards Banquet on Feb. 17 is the Pioneer In Racing Award, and there is no one who fits…

Lorenzen’s Brief But Fantastic Career

Fred Lorenzen will join the NASCAR Hall of Fame later this month. (NASCAR Photo)

Fred Lorenzen’s NASCAR career was brief, just 158 premier series starts over slightly more than a decade.…

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Brady Bacon won Friday night's Winter Challenge at Arizona's Canyon Speedway Park. (TWC photo)

Winter Challenge Belongs To Bacon

This year’s edition of the E&K Winter Challenge opened in much the same fashion as last year’s Winter Challenge with…

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Eldora Honors 2014 Track Champions

More than 400 drivers, crew members and fans gathered inside the Eldora Ballroom Saturday evening to bring an official close…

Jan 25 2015 Read More

NORTHEAST

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NYSSCA Puts Bow On 2014 Racing Season

The annual blending of drivers, owners, crew members, media, and fans from 10 race tracks and venues of the New…

Jan 26 2015 Read More

MID-ATLANTIC

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Carlton Does The Arena Racing Double

Cody Carlton moved out front on lap 24 and sailed to victory in the 50-lap Insurance Doctor Top Dog race,…

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SOUTH

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Boyd’s Speedway Preps For Cabin Fever 40

The annual Cabin Fever 40 for Super Late Models will open up a busy season for the Boyd’s Speedway located…

Jan 20 2015 Read More

SOUTHEAST

Bobby Good (27) was declared the winner of Saturday's Pete Orr Memorial 100 when Dalton Sargeant was disqualified in post-race tech at New Smyrna Speedway. (NASCAR Photo)

A Good Florida Night For Bobby Good

Bobby Good was disappointed he came up short Saturday night.…

Jan 25 2015 Read More

PLAINS

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OKC Racers Reunion This Sunday

Fans of the former Fairgrounds Speedway in Oklahoma City will get the chance to see some of their favorite veterans…

Jan 23 2015 Read More

Racing History

Wendell Scott is the only African-American driver to win a NASCAR Grand National (Sprint Cup) event. (NASCAR Photo)

Scott Was A NASCAR Trailblazer

During a 13-year premier series career, Wendell Scott likely never considered he was making NASCAR history. The Virginian’s sole concern…

Jan 25 2015 Read More