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HEDGER: The Long Look

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Bud Moore had a long career as a car owner, using “country boy” skills honed to perfection to win 63 races and back-to-back NASCAR Grand National championships with Joe Weatherly,…

DOLACK: A Driver’s Dream Race

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It was hard to know if all of the teams on pit road were congratulating Martin Truex Jr. on his way to victory lane after winning Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600…

KALWASINSKI: Chicago’s Indy Influence

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With the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 set for tomorrow, here are a few names from the Chicago/northwest Indiana areas that have been part of the racing classic at…

HEDGER: The Long Look

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Another NASCAR Hall of Fame vote is in the books, one that we found to be quite satisfying. …

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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

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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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HEDGER: The Long Look

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Bud Moore had a long career as a car owner, using “country boy” skills honed to perfection to win 63 races and back-to-back NASCAR Grand National championships with Joe Weatherly,…

DOLACK: A Driver’s Dream Race

dolack

It was hard to know if all of the teams on pit road were congratulating Martin Truex Jr. on his way to victory lane after winning Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600…

KALWASINSKI: Chicago’s Indy Influence

Stan Kalwasinski

With the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 set for tomorrow, here are a few names from the Chicago/northwest Indiana areas that have been part of the racing classic at…

HEDGER: The Long Look

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Another NASCAR Hall of Fame vote is in the books, one that we found to be quite satisfying. …

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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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SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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Memorial Day weekend has come and gone and with three of the biggest races in the world in the rear view mirror, who sits atop the SPEED SPORT Power Rankings?…

Torn From The Headlines: June 2, 1982

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Gordon Johncock nipped Rick Mears by the eyelash-flicker margin of 16/100ths of a second Sunday to win the closest race in Indianapolis 500-Mile Race history at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.…

Rossi’s Winding Path To Indy 500 Glory

Alexander Rossi won the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway using a fuel mileage strategy. (Don Figler Photo)

Alexander Rossi's path to victory in the 100th Indianapolis 500 included two bad pit stops that buried him deep in the field.…

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

After a busy Memorial Day weekend, its time to take a look at five drivers who have earned the title of SPEED SPORT Top Performer. Who made the list this…

Truex Is A Coca-Cola 600 Record Setter

Martin Truex Jr. celebrates with a burnout after a dominating victory in Sunday's Coca-Cola 600. (HHP/Tim Parks Photo)

Nothing was going to stop Martin Truex Jr. Sunday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway.…

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Torn From The Headlines: June 2, 1982

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