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KALWASINSKI: Chicago Chips

Stan Kalwasinski

Before getting too far into the new year, let’s take a look back at the Chicago area racing scene 25 and 50 years ago…

HEDGER: The Long Look

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Entries for our annual SuperFans contest are rolling in even without our traditional late-season call for race totals and comments, another indication of just how dedicated America’s hard-core race fans…

RODDA: NorCal Notes

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The second half of the Wild West Shootout six-race series saw more of the same, which in this case is a good thing.…

RODDA: NorCal Notes

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The 2016 version of the Wild West Shootout opened at USA Raceway on Jan. 9 with a record car count, setting another record in the process that was not positive.…

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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…

LONDON: Remembering Bruno Brackey

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It’s easy to call just about anybody a “legend.”…

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KALWASINSKI: Chicago Chips

Stan Kalwasinski

Before getting too far into the new year, let’s take a look back at the Chicago area racing scene 25 and 50 years ago…

HEDGER: The Long Look

Hedger_Ron

Entries for our annual SuperFans contest are rolling in even without our traditional late-season call for race totals and comments, another indication of just how dedicated America’s hard-core race fans…

RODDA: NorCal Notes

Ron Rodda photo

The second half of the Wild West Shootout six-race series saw more of the same, which in this case is a good thing.…

RODDA: NorCal Notes

Ron Rodda photo

The 2016 version of the Wild West Shootout opened at USA Raceway on Jan. 9 with a record car count, setting another record in the process that was not positive.…

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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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CAR OF THE WEEK: Kinser’s 2010 Sprint Car

Steve Kinser notched his record seventh Kings Royal triumph in July at Eldora Speedway. (Randy Crist Photo)

For the first installment of SPEED SPORT's Car Of The Week feature, we thought it best to highlight a ride fit for a King – driven by The King.…

Tony Stewart Will Miss Start Of Season

Tony Stewart will miss the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season as a result of a back injury. (HHP/Gregg Ellman Photo)

Tony Stewart will miss the start of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season after suffering a burst fracture of the L1 vertebra in an all-terrain vehicle accident in California…

SPEED SPORT Tweets Of The Week

Tweets of the Week

Today we're debuting a brand new feature here at SPEED SPORT titled Tweets of the Week! Each week we'll search the popular social media website Twitter for the most interesting…

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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The SPEED SPORT Power Rankings saw a big shake up this week as several drivers who have been inactive thus far in 2015 have fallen out out of the rankings.…

SPEED SPORT Photo Of The Week

Shawn Murray walked away from this amazing sprint car crash on Saturday night at East Bay Raceway Park. R.E. Wing captured this photo, which has been named the first SPEED SPORT Photo of the Week. (R.E. Wing Photo)

Every week photographers from all around the country submit amazing photos to SPEED SPORT, so many that sometimes we aren't able to use them all.…

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LOOKING BACK: 1992 Hooters 500

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