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BURNS: Around The Track

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In order for Will Power to finally claim a Verizon IndyCar Series championship, he had to drive like someone other than Will Power.…

LONDON: The Racing Journal

Gary London

A quarter of a century ago, the Richmond (Va.) Fairgrounds was reconfigured into a three-quarter-mile track and became Richmond Int'l Raceway. For many years, it hosted very competitive NASCAR races…

FENWICK: Spinning Wheels

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With the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup set to begin this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway, we thought it appropriate to break down the 16 drivers who will be fighting…

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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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BURNS: Around The Track

burns

In order for Will Power to finally claim a Verizon IndyCar Series championship, he had to drive like someone other than Will Power.…

LONDON: The Racing Journal

Gary London

A quarter of a century ago, the Richmond (Va.) Fairgrounds was reconfigured into a three-quarter-mile track and became Richmond Int'l Raceway. For many years, it hosted very competitive NASCAR races…

FENWICK: Spinning Wheels

New Adam Fenwick Mug

With the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup set to begin this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway, we thought it appropriate to break down the 16 drivers who will be fighting…

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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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SPEED SPORT Top Performers

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The final push towards championships in several major auto racing series around the country began last weekend, with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series leading the charge at Chicagoland Speedway. Which…

SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems

Five drivers stood out in a crowd over the weekend. Find out which five cracked the list of this week’s SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems.…

New Cup Team Still Getting Up To Speed

Clay Rogers practices the Beard Motorsports Sprint Cup car at Richmond Int'l Raceway. (HHP/Harold Hinson photo)

Since Clay Rogers was 8 years old, he has dreamed of the day he would make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut…

Gardner Tops 200 MPH At Bonneville

Damion Gardner celebrates after becoming the first driver to surpass the 200 mph mark in a specially built sprint car at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats.  (Doug Allen photo)

Damion Gardner saw nearly two years of dreams and hard work come to fruition when he broke the 200 mph barrier not once, but two times in a sprint car…

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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An eventful weekend of racing produced many candidates for this week's edition of SPEED SPORT Power Rankings. Who made the cut and who didn't?…

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