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KERCHNER: The Heat Race

Mike Kerchner

With Food Lion Weather Emergencies declared throughout the state of North Carolina for a “wintery mix” that may, or may not, impact the Tar Heel state over the President’s Day…

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.…

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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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KERCHNER: The Heat Race

Mike Kerchner

With Food Lion Weather Emergencies declared throughout the state of North Carolina for a “wintery mix” that may, or may not, impact the Tar Heel state over the President’s Day…

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.…

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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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Elliott Makes History With Daytona 500 Pole

Chase Elliott will start from the pole in his first Daytona 500 next Sunday at Daytona Int'l Speedway. (Dave Moulthrop Photo)

It’s just like old times – an Elliott is on the pole for the Daytona 500.…

SPEED SPORT To Televise Races From Volusia

SPEED SPORT has partnered with DIRTVision.com and DirtonDirt.com to televise several DIRTcar Nationals events, including the Super DIRTcar Series opener from Volusia Speedway Park. (Hein Brothers Photo)

SPEED SPORT will partner with DIRTVision.com and DirtonDirt.com to bring their streaming online coverage of the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park to national television.…

MAGAZINE: Kevin Swindell Is #FAMILYSTRONG

Kevin Swindell currently leads the National Midget Driver of the Year standings. (Frank Smith photo)

Kevin Swindell has tackled rehabilitation with the same aggressiveness he raced with. In the six-plus months he has lived in Louisville — he spent four weeks residing in the rehabilitation…

Schatz Leads AARWBA All-America Team

Donny Schatz has been busy racing, and winning, in Australia this winter. (John DaDalt Photo)

The American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Ass'n announced its All-America Team for last season on Friday, with World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz among the…

MAGAZINE: Biffle Still ‘Jacked’ Up To Race

Greg Biffle may be the elder statesman of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, but he still enjoys climbing behind the wheel every single week. (HHP/Ashley Dickerson Photo)

Greg Biffle could have left Roush Fenway after 2014 to join another team, but something kept him at Roush. He signed an extension in July 2014 to stay with the…

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The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a regulation to prohibit the conversion of vehicles originally designed for on-road use into race cars. (Adam Fenwick photo)

EPA Could Put Brakes On Grassroots Racing

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Todd McCoin was second in Lucas Cattle Company ULMA national points last season. (Chris Bork Photo)

McCoin Raising The Bar For ULMA

Like a lot of talented drivers, Todd McCoin used to dream of competing at the highest level of dirt…

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The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a regulation to prohibit the conversion of vehicles originally designed for on-road use into race cars. (Adam Fenwick photo)

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Carlton Is Richmond’s Top Dog

Back in action after a one-race suspension, Cody Carlton snagged the lead on lap 45 and scored his eighth…

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The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a regulation to prohibit the conversion of vehicles originally designed for on-road use into race cars. (Adam Fenwick photo)

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Ty Majeski won Saturday's 35-lap super late model feature as part of the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing at New Smyrna Speedway. (NASCAR Photo)

Majeski Closes The New Smyrna Deal

Ty Majeski had to settle for second behind Steven Wallace on opening night of the 50th annual World Series of…

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The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a regulation to prohibit the conversion of vehicles originally designed for on-road use into race cars. (Adam Fenwick photo)

EPA Could Put Brakes On Grassroots Racing

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Torn From The Headlines: Feb. 10, 1988

You take the high road or no road at all in the Daytona 500. Some of the 42 competitors who…

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