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HEDGER: The Long Look

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Another NASCAR Hall of Fame vote is in the books, one that we found to be quite satisfying. …

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

The AMA GNC Flat Track Motorcycle racing circuit ran race five of a 14-race season May 21 at the one-mile Cal Expo Fairgrounds in Sacramento…

KENNEDY: California Coast

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Versatile Ryan Partridge is branching out this season. He is racing both stock cars and modifieds in a pair of competitive, respected touring series. …

RODDA: NorCal Notes

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It is great to see it back. The Northern California modified class again has a touring series to showcase its drivers…

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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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HEDGER: The Long Look

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Another NASCAR Hall of Fame vote is in the books, one that we found to be quite satisfying. …

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

The AMA GNC Flat Track Motorcycle racing circuit ran race five of a 14-race season May 21 at the one-mile Cal Expo Fairgrounds in Sacramento…

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

Versatile Ryan Partridge is branching out this season. He is racing both stock cars and modifieds in a pair of competitive, respected touring series. …

RODDA: NorCal Notes

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It is great to see it back. The Northern California modified class again has a touring series to showcase its drivers…

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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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Indy 500 Memories: Jim Nabors

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Mr. (Tony) Hulman came over in the stands to say hello to Mr. Bill Harrah (of Harrah’s Casinos) and he recognized me. He’d seen my show in Lake Tahoe. He…

INDY: 1985, Sullivan Spins & Wins

Danny Sullivan spun yet still managed to win the 1985 Indianapolis 500. (IMS Photo)

One of the most memorable Indianapolis 500s was the 1985 affair, which saw Danny Sullivan spin while battling for the lead, yet battle back to claim the victory.…

Rahal’s Indy Moment, 30 Years Later

Bobby Rahal in victory lane at the 1986 Indianapolis 500. (IMS photo)

When the fans arrived for the 70th Indianapolis 500 on May 25, 1986 it was pouring at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway…

Indy 500 Memories: Tony Kanaan

Tony Kanaan celebrates his victory in the 2013 Indianapolis 500. (IMS Photo)

My best memory of the Indy 500 is, obviously, when I won. But, not just because of the win.…

SPEED SPORT Photo Of The Week

James Hinchcliffe celebrates after winning the pole for the 100th Indianapolis 500. (Al Steinberg 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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White Gambles And Wins In Vegas

Linny White’s Las Vegas gamble paid off at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday night.…

May 22 2016 Read More

MIDWEST

Randy Martin celebrates after winning Sunday's winged sprint car feature at Double-X Speedway. (Carol Wirts Photo)

Martin Rolls To Double-X Victory

Randy Martin made his first visit to Double-X Speedway Sunday night one for the books as he parked his No.…

May 23 2016 Read More

NORTHEAST

The winged ISMA Supermodifieds will open their season this Saturday night at Oswego Speedway as a part of the Port City 'Super Spectacle'. (Bill Taylor Photo)

Super Spectacle Next At Oswego

For the second consecutive season the International Supermodified Ass'n and Novelis Supermodifieds will take on the famed Oswego Speedway on…

May 24 2016 Read More

MID-ATLANTIC

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Hammaker Knows The Trail-Way

Doug Hammaker made it look easy on Friday night as he scored his second victory of the season in the…

May 21 2016 Read More

SOUTH

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Vetter Sings Winning Note

Robert Vetter sped to victory in the IMCA RaceSaver sprint car feature Friday night at RPM Speedway…

Apr 16 2016 Read More

SOUTHEAST

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Maddox Leads East Bay Winners

A.J. Maddox held off all challengers to win the Eagle jet Top Gun Sprint feature on Saturday night at East…

May 22 2016 Read More

PLAINS

Taylor Velasquez outran Luke Cranston to win the 410 sprint car feature at Dodge City Raceway Park. (DCRP Photo)

Velasquez Over Cranston At Dodge City

Saturday night’s 20-lap Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Car feature boiled down to a tense duel between the defending track…

May 22 2016 Read More

Racing History

Danny Sullivan spun yet still managed to win the 1985 Indianapolis 500. (IMS Photo)

INDY: 1985, Sullivan Spins & Wins

One of the most memorable Indianapolis 500s was the 1985 affair, which saw Danny Sullivan spin while battling for the…

May 26 2016 Read More