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BURNS: Around The Track

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Ben Rhodes could hardly contain his excitement when something so incredible happened to the 17-year-old driver's racing career.…

KENNEDY: California Coast

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Rising superstar Christopher Bell won the 74th running of the prestigious USAC Honda National and Western Midget Series Turkey Night Grand Prix Nov. 27 at Perris Auto Speedway.…

FENWICK: Spinning Wheels

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This weekend is the race super late model competitors all over the country have been waiting for.…

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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…

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BURNS: Around The Track

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Ben Rhodes could hardly contain his excitement when something so incredible happened to the 17-year-old driver's racing career.…

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

Rising superstar Christopher Bell won the 74th running of the prestigious USAC Honda National and Western Midget Series Turkey Night Grand Prix Nov. 27 at Perris Auto Speedway.…

FENWICK: Spinning Wheels

New Adam Fenwick Mug

This weekend is the race super late model competitors all over the country have been waiting for.…

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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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Irvan: Road To NASCAR Success Has Changed

Ernie Irvan's return to his home state of California in 1994 for a run at Sonoma was a success. He won the pole and dominated the race, never being passed.(Photo by RacingOne/Getty Images)

Ernie Irvan got his start in NASCAR Winston Cup competition with one car, some helpful friends and Dale Earnhardt’s name.…

Harkey’s Lifetime Of Colorful Adventures

Bob Harkey awaits the start of the 1973 Indianapolis 500 with his blown engine. (Bob Gates Photo Collection)

Six-time Indianapolis 500 starter Bob Harkey has accumulated a lifetime of colorful adventures and 83 years of unforgettable tales to document them. …

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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Marc Marquez kept up his winning ways over the weekend by capturing Saturday's Superprestigio flat-track race on dirt in Spain. Was the two-time MotoGP champion's victory enough to vault Lewis…

Top Performers Of 2014, Part Three

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This week in part three of a special series of SPEED SPORT Top Performers, we’re going to take a look at five more drivers from various forms of auto racing…

Foyt’s Famous Hut Hundred Victory

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From his native Texas to Daytona, Indianapolis and Le Mans, A.J. Foyt won hundreds of races during his career, but one of his most famous came in the 10th annual…

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Stockton Dirt Track Sets Season Schedule

Entering its third season of operation in 2015, the Stockton Dirt Track located on the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds has…

Dec 20 2014 Read More

MIDWEST

Tanner Swanson (11) races under Ryan Newman during Thursday's USAC Silver Crown Series event at Lucas Oil Raceway. (Dave Heithaus Photo)

Lucas Oil Raceway Expands Oval Schedule

Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis announced plans on Wednesday to expand its schedule on the 0.686-mile oval in 2015 with…

Dec 10 2014 Read More

NORTHEAST

Anthony Losurdo, pictured in Oswego Speedway's Turning Stone Resort Casino Victory Lane after winning his first Small Block feature last June, will be joining Four Sevens Motorsports in 2015. (Bill Taylor Photo)

Losurdo Lands New Oswego Seat

Four Sevens Motorsports announced this week that 2014 Pathfinder Bank Small Block Super Most Improved Driver Anthony Losurdo will join…

Dec 22 2014 Read More

MID-ATLANTIC

ROUND AND ROUND: Ray Sweinhart (00) and track champion Wade Hendrickson fight for position during the Charlie Bray Memorial at Bridgeport (N.J.) Speedway. (Steve Peters Photo)

Bridgeport Preps For ‘South Jersey Shootout’

The spacious and state-of-the-art Bridgeport Speedway is set to play its part in history next April.…

Dec 21 2014 Read More

SOUTH

Steve Whiteaker Jr. celebrates his win at South Texas Speedway on Saturday. (Ron Skinner photo)

Whiteaker Dominates At Home Track In Texas

Hometown favorite Steve Whiteaker Jr. took home the big money in Saturday's South Texas Shootout after scoring the victory in…

Dec 7 2014 Read More

SOUTHEAST

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Hialeah Legends To Host Another Reunion

Hialeah Speedway closed its doors for the final time in August of 2005.…

Dec 21 2014 Read More

PLAINS

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Two Nights of Racing At ‘Battle At The Barn’

The Jacobson Building located at the Iowa State Fairgrounds will roar to life on Jan. 23-24 with The Casey’s General…

Dec 19 2014 Read More

Racing History

Bob Harkey awaits the start of the 1973 Indianapolis 500 with his blown engine. (Bob Gates Photo Collection)

Harkey’s Lifetime Of Colorful Adventures

Six-time Indianapolis 500 starter Bob Harkey has accumulated a lifetime of colorful adventures and 83 years of unforgettable tales to…

Dec 18 2014 Read More