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BURNS: Burning Rubber

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After beginning the Formula One season well off the pace, McLaren Honda seem to have finally righted the ship – to some extent.…

KING: Coming In Clutch

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As Red Bull Global Rallycross makes its way to Detroit, Mich., for the second of four doubleheaders this season, teams face the challenge of preparing for yet another set of…

HEDGER: The Long Look

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Racers are, by nature, extremely competitive. No matter what division they compete in or whether they tour or concentrate on a hometown speedway, they want the fastest and neatest car,…

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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: Burning Rubber

Burns

After beginning the Formula One season well off the pace, McLaren Honda seem to have finally righted the ship – to some extent.…

KING: Coming In Clutch

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As Red Bull Global Rallycross makes its way to Detroit, Mich., for the second of four doubleheaders this season, teams face the challenge of preparing for yet another set of…

HEDGER: The Long Look

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Racers are, by nature, extremely competitive. No matter what division they compete in or whether they tour or concentrate on a hometown speedway, they want the fastest and neatest car,…

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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 Power Rankings

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Kyle Busch is on a tear! Two more wins moved him up the ladder in SPEED SPORT Power Rankings, but was it enough to give him the top spot?…

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

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The summer months are here and with the hot summer sun comes those drivers who find a way to kick things into overdrive. Who are the SPEED SPORT Top Performers…

Gordon’s Brickyard Swan Song A Tough One

Jeff Gordon crashed after an early restart and finished 42nd on Sunday. (HHP/Rusty Jarrett photo)

As Brickyard 400 winner Kyle Busch was driving down the frontstretch accepting the cheers and accolades for finally winning one of NASCAR’s biggest races, the driver whose career was defined…

Burton Seeks Second-Half Improvement

Burton made it to Sprint Cup having raced only twice in XFINITY Series competition. (HHP/Harold Hinson photo)

Jeb Burton figured he'd face some uphill battles in his rookie season on the NASCAR Sprint Cup tour. He just didn't know it would be this tough.…

SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems

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Five drivers made a tough cut for this week's SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems. Which drivers from which series qualified?…

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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.)…

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