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KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

Versatile Ryan Partridge is branching out this season. He is racing both stock cars and modifieds in a pair of competitive, respected touring series. …

RODDA: NorCal Notes

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It is great to see it back. The Northern California modified class again has a touring series to showcase its drivers…

HEDGER: The Long Look

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During a three-week span, we’ve lost two of the most respected and successful drivers to ever grace the speedways of the Empire State. First two-time NASCAR National Sportsman champion…

RODDA: The Future Of Winter Heat?

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A recent conversation with Rico Abreu showed how confused the situation is regarding Winter Heat at Cocopah Speedway in Somerton, Ariz.…

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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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KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

Versatile Ryan Partridge is branching out this season. He is racing both stock cars and modifieds in a pair of competitive, respected touring series. …

RODDA: NorCal Notes

Ron Rodda photo

It is great to see it back. The Northern California modified class again has a touring series to showcase its drivers…

HEDGER: The Long Look

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During a three-week span, we’ve lost two of the most respected and successful drivers to ever grace the speedways of the Empire State. First two-time NASCAR National Sportsman champion…

RODDA: The Future Of Winter Heat?

Ron Rodda photo

A recent conversation with Rico Abreu showed how confused the situation is regarding Winter Heat at Cocopah Speedway in Somerton, Ariz.…

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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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The Silver Fox Was The 600 Master

David Pearson (21) led 230 of 400 laps in the 1976 Coca-Cola 600, and sped to the victory over fellow NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Richard Petty. (CMS Archives Photo)

During the 1970s, epic on-track battles were status quo for NASCAR Hall of Famers David Pearson and Richard Petty; however, it was the three-time champion Pearson who owned the deed…

Indy 500 Memories: A.J. Foyt

A.J. Foyt during the 1977 Indianapolis 500. (IMS Photo)

When I was a little kid working in my daddy’s shop in Houston I would listen to the race on the radio. I’d think, ‘Boy, I would really like to…

Torn From The Headlines: May 23, 1973

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The Illini State, with more than a half hundred operating race tracks, speedways and fairgrounds and a long history of auto racing activity, may soon join Rhode Island as the…

SPEED SPORT Point-Counterpoint

Kyle Larson (42) battles Joey Logano during the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race. (HHP/Alan Marler Photo)

Editor’s Note: Sports fans love to debate hot topics and compare their opinions to those of the so-called experts. In the spirit of that we bring you the first installment…

INDY TRADITIONS: Pace Car

The pace car made its debut during the inaugural Indianapolis 500 in 1911. (IMS Photo)

The concept of a pace car is one of many things first developed at the Indy 500 and it was created for the inaugural running of the race in 1911.…

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White Gambles And Wins In Vegas

Linny White’s Las Vegas gamble paid off at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday night.…

May 22 2016 Read More

MIDWEST

Randy Martin celebrates after winning Sunday's winged sprint car feature at Double-X Speedway. (Carol Wirts Photo)

Martin Rolls To Double-X Victory

Randy Martin made his first visit to Double-X Speedway Sunday night one for the books as he parked his No.…

May 23 2016 Read More

NORTHEAST

The winged ISMA Supermodifieds will open their season this Saturday night at Oswego Speedway as a part of the Port City 'Super Spectacle'. (Bill Taylor Photo)

Super Spectacle Next At Oswego

For the second consecutive season the International Supermodified Ass'n and Novelis Supermodifieds will take on the famed Oswego Speedway on…

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MID-ATLANTIC

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Hammaker Knows The Trail-Way

Doug Hammaker made it look easy on Friday night as he scored his second victory of the season in the…

May 21 2016 Read More

SOUTH

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Vetter Sings Winning Note

Robert Vetter sped to victory in the IMCA RaceSaver sprint car feature Friday night at RPM Speedway…

Apr 16 2016 Read More

SOUTHEAST

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Maddox Leads East Bay Winners

A.J. Maddox held off all challengers to win the Eagle jet Top Gun Sprint feature on Saturday night at East…

May 22 2016 Read More

PLAINS

Taylor Velasquez outran Luke Cranston to win the 410 sprint car feature at Dodge City Raceway Park. (DCRP Photo)

Velasquez Over Cranston At Dodge City

Saturday night’s 20-lap Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Car feature boiled down to a tense duel between the defending track…

May 22 2016 Read More

Racing History

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Torn From The Headlines: May 23, 1973

The Illini State, with more than a half hundred operating race tracks, speedways and fairgrounds and a long history of…

May 23 2016 Read More