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KALWASINSKI: Chicago Chips

Stan Kalwasinski

Bobby Pierce enjoyed a pretty successful weekend at the LaSalle Speedway, taking home $20,000 in prize money, including $15,000 for winning Saturday night’s Thaw Brawl 75-lap dirt track late model…

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

The first and only Venice Grand Prix took place on March 17, 1915. Legendary race car driver Barney Oldfield, at age 37, won that 300.7-mile road race in a Maxwell.…

KALWASINSKI: Chicago Chips

Stan Kalwasinski

Before getting too far along with the new racing season, let’s take a look at the Chicagoland racing scene 10, 20, 30 and 40 years ago.…

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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…

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KALWASINSKI: Chicago Chips

Stan Kalwasinski

Bobby Pierce enjoyed a pretty successful weekend at the LaSalle Speedway, taking home $20,000 in prize money, including $15,000 for winning Saturday night’s Thaw Brawl 75-lap dirt track late model…

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

The first and only Venice Grand Prix took place on March 17, 1915. Legendary race car driver Barney Oldfield, at age 37, won that 300.7-mile road race in a Maxwell.…

KALWASINSKI: Chicago Chips

Stan Kalwasinski

Before getting too far along with the new racing season, let’s take a look at the Chicagoland racing scene 10, 20, 30 and 40 years ago.…

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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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Beaver Dam Ready To Race After Tragedy

Colton VanHierden and Aaron Muhle duel in the Sport Mod division last September at Beaver Dam Raceway. (Bob Cruse photo).

Carolyn Mueller isn't nervous about getting the race season going at Beaver Dam Raceway. It's more anxiety.…

SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems

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A busy weekend of racing across the U.S., coupled with plenty of new winners, means it's time for another edition of SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems. Did your favorite make the…

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It's time for another edition of SPEED SPORT Power Rankings. Who moved up the charts this week, and who fell out? …

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

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SPEED SPORT Top Performers is back! Each Monday we take a look at the five racers who put together the top performances during the previous weekend of racing action. Who…

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Ninety micro sprints were in action Saturday at Delta Speedway.

Female Drivers Star At Delta Speedway

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MIDWEST

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Casebolt Has An Attica Breakthrough

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NORTHEAST

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Brown Wins A Big Gobbler Payday

Jackie Brown Jr.’s Thanksgiving leftovers were worth nearly eight grand.…

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MID-ATLANTIC

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Lynch Rules Lernerville Opener

A rather gloomy morning gave way to crystal clear blue skies and warm temperatures for Opening Night of Fab Four…

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SOUTH

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Taylor Conquers Devil’s Bowl Dirt

Troy Taylor topped the USRA modified headliner Saturday night at Devil’s Bowl Speedway…

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SOUTHEAST

Kres VanDyke won Thursday's late model feature at Kingsport (Tenn.) Speedway. (Randall Perry photo)

Kres VanDyke Shines At Kingsport

With the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, XFINITY Series and K&N Pro Series East in action this weekend at nearby Bristol…

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PLAINS

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Rain Stops Knoxville Opener

Impending rain storms have forced the postponement of Saturday's Pella Motors Season Opener at the Knoxville Raceway…

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Racing History

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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