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BURNS: Around The Track

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The last time a Ford team won the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship, it wasn't even called the Sprint Cup.…

FENWICK: Spinning Wheels

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Marcos Ambrose is going home. The native Australian is returning to his birth country next year after a successful career racing in NASCAR. It’s difficult to knock Ambrose for his…

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.…

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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

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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

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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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The last time a Ford team won the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship, it wasn't even called the Sprint Cup.…

FENWICK: Spinning Wheels

New Adam Fenwick Mug

Marcos Ambrose is going home. The native Australian is returning to his birth country next year after a successful career racing in NASCAR. It’s difficult to knock Ambrose for his…

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.…

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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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The Mad Dog’s Daytona Speed Test

DAYTONA FLYER: Built by Bob Osiecki, the Mad Dog IV reached a top speed of 181.561 mph with Art Malone behind the wheel at Daytona Int’l Speedway. (Bob Gates Photo Collection)

Seeking publicity for his new race track in 1960, entrepreneur and NASCAR founder Bill France offered $10,000 to anyone who could lap Daytona Int’l Speedway at 180 mph.…

SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems

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It wasn't hard to mine for this week's edition of SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems. Find out which five drivers made the cut after a busy weekend of racing across the…

The King & The People’s Champ

Steve Kinser (left) chats with Dave Darland Tuesday at Kokomo Speedway. (Gary Gasper photo)

Two of the best sprint car drivers of all time spent a little time together prior to Tuesday night’s World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series event at Kokomo Speedway…

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We've got a new No. 1 in the SPEED SPORT Power Rankings this week as Donny Schatz has fallen out of the top spot after more than a month. The…

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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…

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DAYTONA FLYER: Built by Bob Osiecki, the Mad Dog IV reached a top speed of 181.561 mph with Art Malone behind the wheel at Daytona Int’l Speedway. (Bob Gates Photo Collection)

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