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FENWICK: Spinning Wheels

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Brennan Poole continues to make the most of every opportunity he receives.…

BURNS: Around The Track

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The last time a Ford team won the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship, it wasn't even called the Sprint Cup.…

FENWICK: Spinning Wheels

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Marcos Ambrose is going home. The native Australian is returning to his birth country next year after a successful career racing in NASCAR. It’s difficult to knock Ambrose for his…

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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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FENWICK: Spinning Wheels

New Adam Fenwick Mug

Brennan Poole continues to make the most of every opportunity he receives.…

BURNS: Around The Track

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The last time a Ford team won the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship, it wasn't even called the Sprint Cup.…

FENWICK: Spinning Wheels

New Adam Fenwick Mug

Marcos Ambrose is going home. The native Australian is returning to his birth country next year after a successful career racing in NASCAR. It’s difficult to knock Ambrose for his…

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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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Doug Yates Reacts To NASCAR’s 2015 Rules

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NASCAR teams are used to rule changing nearly every off-season, so when NASCAR announced its 2015 competition package Tuesday afternoon it was no surprise to see a bevy of changes.…

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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Darrell Lanigan, Lewis Hamilton and Donny Schatz made convincing arguments to claim the No. 1 spot in this week's SPEED SPORT Power Rankings, but which one earned top honors? Click…

DeGrand Dishes On Open-Wheel Success

Tristan DeGrand had a lot to celebrate in 2014. (Toyo Tires F1600 Championship photo)

Tristan DeGrand captured the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship over the weekend, an impressive accomplishment for an 18-year-old racer following an outstanding season competing in Canada’s leading junior open-wheel racing series.…

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

There were a bevy of amazing performances over the weekend in the racing world, but only five drivers have the honor of being called SPEED SPORT Top Performers this week.…

The Mad Dog’s Daytona Speed Test

DAYTONA FLYER: Built by Bob Osiecki, the Mad Dog IV reached a top speed of 181.561 mph with Art Malone behind the wheel at Daytona Int’l Speedway. (Bob Gates Photo Collection)

Seeking publicity for his new race track in 1960, entrepreneur and NASCAR founder Bill France offered $10,000 to anyone who could lap Daytona Int’l Speedway at 180 mph.…

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