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RODDA: NorCal Notes

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A recent trip to the southern part of the Central Valley was to enjoy an evening at Plaza Park Raceway in Visalia, also known as Keller Auto Speedway at Plaza…

KERCHNER: Remembering Buddy Baker

Mike Kerchner

Buddy Baker met thousands of fans during his more than 50 years visiting race tracks across the country.…

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.…

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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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RODDA: NorCal Notes

Ron Rodda photo

A recent trip to the southern part of the Central Valley was to enjoy an evening at Plaza Park Raceway in Visalia, also known as Keller Auto Speedway at Plaza…

KERCHNER: Remembering Buddy Baker

Mike Kerchner

Buddy Baker met thousands of fans during his more than 50 years visiting race tracks across the country.…

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.…

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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 Hidden Gems

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Five drivers who raced their way into victory lane over the past week have also earned a nod in this week's edition of SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems. Check out which…

PHOTOS: Justin Wilson Through The Years

Justin Wilson in 2004 with MiJack/Conquest Racing (IndyCar Photo)

Justin Wilson died Monday evening from a head injury suffered at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pa. Check out this photo gallery highlighting Wilson's racing career.…

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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Last week Donny Schatz stood atop the SPEED SPORT Power Rankings thanks to his victory in the 55th FVP Knoxville Nationals. Was anyone able to knock him from the top…

Pierce Shows Potential In Stock Cars

Bobby Pierce discusses his third-place finish on Aug. 15 at Hickory Motor Speedway. (Aaron Burns photo)

Bobby Pierce climbed out of his blue-and-yellow No. 88 Speedco Chevrolet late model, and managed a smile.…

Justin Wilson Succumbs To Head Injury

Justin Wilson died Monday evening from a head injury suffered during Sunday's Verizon IndyCar Series event at Pocono Raceway. (Dave Moulthrop Photo)

Veteran Verizon IndyCar Series driver Justin Wilson has died from injuries suffered in a crash during Sunday’s ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway.…

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J&S Steel Modified winner Leon Gonyo in victory lane with Lauren Wescoat, NASCAR Senior Manager, Weekly Racing Operations, at Airborne Park Speedway. (Dave Brown photo)

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Gene Weaver won Saturday's modified feature at Route 66 Motor Speedway in Amarillo, Texas. (Boyd Adams photo)

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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

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