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HEDGER: The Long Look

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Those who follow NASCAR have certainly heard that the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2016 will include track owner O. Bruton Smith and drivers Curtis Turner, Terry Labonte, Jerry…

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

Southern California has a new 410 sprint car classic. It has become an instant must see race for open-wheel racing fans. …

BURNS: Burning Rubber

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It's been seven years since H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler Jr. was an official part of Charlotte Motor Speedway, but in many ways, he'll always be part of the track.…

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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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HEDGER: The Long Look

a2aa5Hedger_Ron

Those who follow NASCAR have certainly heard that the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2016 will include track owner O. Bruton Smith and drivers Curtis Turner, Terry Labonte, Jerry…

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

Southern California has a new 410 sprint car classic. It has become an instant must see race for open-wheel racing fans. …

BURNS: Burning Rubber

Burns

It's been seven years since H.A. "Humpy" Wheeler Jr. was an official part of Charlotte Motor Speedway, but in many ways, he'll always be part of the track.…

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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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Memorial Day weekend is now in the rear view, but as we continue to honor our fallen heroes we also honor five drivers who stood above the rest this weekend.…

Earnhardt Stays Strong On 1.5-Mile Tracks

Dale Earnhardt Jr. recorded his fourth third-place finish of the season on 1.5-mile tracks Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. (HHP/Rusty Jarrett photo)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. hasn't won on a 1.5-mile track this season, but he came close again on Sunday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway.…

Epic Charge: Montoya Claims 99th Indy 500

Juan Pablo Montoya celebrates in victory lane after winning the 99th Indianapolis 500 on Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Al Steinberg Photo)

Juan Pablo Montoya has won the 99th Indianapolis 500, his second career victory in the historic event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.…

The Talking Is Over, Time To Race In Indy

Scott Dixon (9) will start from the pole during Sunday's 99th Indianapolis 500. (IndyCar Photo)

A tumultuous month of May at Indianapolis Motor Speedway has brought the story to this point – race day for the 99th Indianapolis 500.…

99th Indianapolis 500 Starting Lineup

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The starting lineup for the 99th running of the Indianapolis 500, scheduled for May 24, 2015 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.…

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Johnson Claims Canyon Salute To Indy

R.J. Johnson racked up another Salute to Indy triumph by racing to victory lane in Sunday night’s 30-lap USAC Southwest…

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Schrader Masters Macon Modifieds

Macon Speedway continued its longstanding tradition of presenting dirt track racing on Memorial Day and drivers near and far from…

May 26 2015 Read More

NORTHEAST

Matt Sheppard won Monday night's Victoria 200 modified race at New York's Utica-Rome Speedway. (Dave Dalesdandro photo)

Sheppard Rules $10,000 Victoria 200

The second night of Victoria 200 weekend at Utica-Rome Speedway saw Matt Sheppard win the $10,000 payday after a dominant…

May 26 2015 Read More

MID-ATLANTIC

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Thunder On The Hill Opens At Grandview

Sunday night at the Grandview Speedway the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series opened their 26th season…

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SOUTH

Scottie McDonald triumphed on Friday at Golden Triangle. (RonSkinnerPhotos.com photo)

McDonald Tames Golden Triangle

With 27 drivers taking on the one-third mile Golden Triangle Raceway Park, Scottie McDonald posted his third career ASCS Gulf…

May 2 2015 Read More

SOUTHEAST

The winner of the first Modified race, Tim Brown, smiles in Winner’s Circle.
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Brown Chasing Bowman Gray History

Tim Brown has had his ups and downs in 2015 as he dials in a new car. Saturday night was…

May 24 2015 Read More

PLAINS

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Shuman Up To Randolph County Challenge

Taking over the lead for good on lap 21, Casey Shuman picked up the win at Randolph County Raceway in…

May 24 2015 Read More

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.)…

Apr 2 2015 Read More