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FOGARTY: The GT Learning Curve

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This is Jon Fogarty, driver of the GAINSCO “Red Dragon” McLaren 650S in the Pirelli World Challenge.…

RODDA: NorCal Notes

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It was the sixth year for the Wild West IMCA Modified Shootout but my first time taking in part of the eight-day series. Seven races in eight nights is a…

HEDGER: The Long Look

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As we make our rounds of area speedways, we get the same question over and over: “What’s the deal with Super DIRT Week?” …

KENNEDY: California Coast

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The June 4 USAC Western States Midget Series race at the third-mile clay Bakersfield Speedway had 20 entrants…

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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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FOGARTY: The GT Learning Curve

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This is Jon Fogarty, driver of the GAINSCO “Red Dragon” McLaren 650S in the Pirelli World Challenge.…

RODDA: NorCal Notes

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It was the sixth year for the Wild West IMCA Modified Shootout but my first time taking in part of the eight-day series. Seven races in eight nights is a…

HEDGER: The Long Look

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As we make our rounds of area speedways, we get the same question over and over: “What’s the deal with Super DIRT Week?” …

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

The June 4 USAC Western States Midget Series race at the third-mile clay Bakersfield Speedway had 20 entrants…

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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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Carmichael Welcomes MSHFA To Daytona

The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America will open to the public at Daytona Int'l Speedway this Sunday. (J.H. Leale Photo)

Supercross racing legend Ricky Carmichael loves everything about the state of Florida and now he has one more thing to add to that list.…

SPEED SPORT Photo Of The Week

Jamie Veal loses his left-rear wheel moments before flipping his car during an Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions race last week at Wayne County Speedway. (Todd Ridgeway Photo)

It's time once again to recognize one of our great photography contributors by selecting the SPEED SPORT Photo of the Week.…

MAGAZINE: Remembering ‘Boston Louie’

The Boston Louie Memorial will be run for the 20th time later this month. (Dick Ayers Photo)

It's difficult to fathom that Wednesday, June 29 will mark the 20th running of the Boston Louie Seymour Memorial at Seekonk (Mass.) Speedway. There will be people attending the race…

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After a week full of racing all over the world, there is a new name atop the SPEED SPORT Power Rankings! Who displaced Bryan Clauson for the top spot this…

Torn From The Headlines: June 27, 1979

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“The object of winning a 500-mile race is to be there at the end of the day,” is a phrase often heard from A.J. Foyt.…

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Brandon Carey won the Super 600 Summer Sizzler on Friday at Delta Speedway. (ThatPictureGuy.net Photo)

Carey Outlasts Delta Super 600 Foes

Brandon Carey outlasted a stacked field to win the Super 600 feature on Friday night at Delta Speedway.…

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MIDWEST

Chris Smyser (25) outdueled Aaron Marrant (1) for the featured ALPS Food Store ULMA Late Model victory Thursday night at Lucas Oil Speedway. (Chris Bork photo)

Smyser Commands Wheatland Late Models

Chris Smyser took command early and went on to hold off division point leader Aaron Marrant for the featured ALPS…

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NORTHEAST

John Donahue won Thursday's late model feature at Thunder Road int'l Speedbowl.

Donahue Slays Thunder Road Dragon

John Donahue held off a furious charge from Scott Dragon and claimed a photo-finish victory in the 50-lap late model…

Jul 1 2016 Read More

MID-ATLANTIC

Lance Dewease won Thursday night's Pennsylvania Speedweek feature at Port Royal Speedway. (Dan Demarco photo)

Dewease Banks $7,000 Port Royal Prize

Lance Dewease drove the Don Kreitz No. 69K sprint car to the $7,000 PA Speedweek victory at Port Royal Speedway…

Jul 1 2016 Read More

SOUTH

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Grmela Sets Devil’s Bowl Pace

Eddie Grmela took top honors in the Texas Winged Modified feature that headlined Saturday’s racing at Devil’s Bowl Speedway…

Jun 26 2016 Read More

SOUTHEAST

Champ the Cheetah from the NASCAR Hall of Fame won a wild Mascot Mania go-kart race during Tuesday night's Bojangles' Summer Shootout action on the frontstretch quarter-mile at Charlotte Motor Speedway. (CMS/John Davison photo)

Fireworks And Fur Fly At The Shootout

Fireworks illuminated the night sky and mascots dueled on the track below it as Charlotte Motor Speedway hosted the area’s…

Jun 29 2016 Read More

PLAINS

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Davenport Jewels Belong To Kay

Justin Kay wowed the crowd Thursday night at the Davenport Speedway by winning both the Late Model and Modified features…

Jul 1 2016 Read More

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Pages from June 27 1979

Torn From The Headlines: June 27, 1979

“The object of winning a 500-mile race is to be there at the end of the day,” is a phrase…

Jun 27 2016 Read More