Opinion Blogs Columns Blowback

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

The inaugural season of the “King of the Wing” winged sprint car series concluded in California from Nov. 21-23 at three speedways…

KALWASINSKI: Chicago Chips

Stan Kalwasinski

Gene Crucean has authored the book, Fearless – Dangerous Days in American Open Wheel Racing, Photography during the Era, which covers the fast, and sometimes dangerous, times of the 1940s,…

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

The 19th annual USAC AMSOIL National and CRA Sprint Car Series Budweiser Oval Nationals presented by All Coast Construction at Perris Auto Speedway ran Nov. 6-8…

More Opinion

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…

More Blogs

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

The inaugural season of the “King of the Wing” winged sprint car series concluded in California from Nov. 21-23 at three speedways…

KALWASINSKI: Chicago Chips

Stan Kalwasinski

Gene Crucean has authored the book, Fearless – Dangerous Days in American Open Wheel Racing, Photography during the Era, which covers the fast, and sometimes dangerous, times of the 1940s,…

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

The 19th annual USAC AMSOIL National and CRA Sprint Car Series Budweiser Oval Nationals presented by All Coast Construction at Perris Auto Speedway ran Nov. 6-8…

More Columns

BLOWBACK: Towing The Line On Team Orders

PastedGraphic-2

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

PastedGraphic-2

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?

PastedGraphic-2

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.…

More Blowback


Featured

Marco Andretti’s Split Personality

Marco Andretti at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2014.

Mario Andretti embraced being a public figure and was at ease in conversations with world leaders and fans alike, displaying class and dignity throughout his career. Michael Andretti struggled with…

Turner & Weatherly’s Legendary Antics

Joey Weatherly and Curtis Turner. (ISC Images & Archives Photo)

Off the track, Turner made and lost millions of dollars in timber, sawmills, real estate and various businesses, including promoting race tracks in Roanoke, Va., and Shelby, N.C.…

Vollstedt & Clark’s Riverside Adventure

Jim Clark at the wheel of Rolla Vollstedt's Bryant Special in Riverside, Calif. (Bob Gates Photo Collection)

Many consider Jim Clark the best to ever climbed into a race car. The 1965 Indian­apolis 500 winner and two-time Formula One world champion was respected by his peers on…

SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems

Since it's Thanksgiving week and racing is wrapping up, this week's edition of SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems gives us a chance to show appreciation for five drivers who stood out…

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings Logo

Formula One wrapped up its 2014 season at the impressive Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi on Sunday with Lewis Hamilton capturing his second Formula One crown. Was that enough…

Upcoming Events

shop the SPEED SPORT Store



Racing Nation

WEST

usamap_west

Doss Tops Vegas LM Finale

Jeremy Doss won the 125-lap SPEARS Southwest Tour season finale as The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway closed the…

Nov 23 2014 Read More

MIDWEST

usamap_midwest

Attica Raceway Park Honors Title Winners

Attica Raceway Park crowned four first time track champions during the season-ending banquet on Saturday.…

Nov 23 2014 Read More

NORTHEAST

usamap_northeast

Orange County Fair Becomes Independent

The questions have been answered surrounding the 2015 season at Orange County Fair Speedway.…

Nov 26 2014 Read More

MID-ATLANTIC

usamap_midatlantic

Diamond State 50 Returning In Delaware

A Delaware dirt-track highlight will return next summer. The Diamond State 50 – a marquee event anticipated by fans and…

Nov 25 2014 Read More

SOUTH

usamap_southern

More Qualifiers For Bard Memorial

After a full Friday night of action, 25 drivers had their tickets punched to Sunday's Ryan Bard Memorial Southern Challenges…

Oct 19 2014 Read More

SOUTHEAST

New Memphis Logo

Dirt Will Fly At Memphis Int’l Next Year

Memphis Int'l Raceway will break ground on a 3/10-mile dirt track early next year.…

Nov 26 2014 Read More

PLAINS

usamap_plains

Three IMCA Classes Coming To Longdale

Three IMCA divisions will have a second weekly Oklahoma home next season.…

Nov 25 2014 Read More

Racing History

Joey Weatherly and Curtis Turner. (ISC Images & Archives Photo)

Turner & Weatherly’s Legendary Antics

Off the track, Turner made and lost millions of dollars in timber, sawmills, real estate and various businesses, including promoting…

Nov 27 2014 Read More