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KERCHNER: The Heat Race

Mike Kerchner

With the echo of fireworks still ringing in our ears, we move toward the second half of the racing season.…

RODDA: NorCal Notes

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It had been 10 years since visiting Wisconsin. That trend changed when the Cheesehead Triple Crown offered not only four races within a small footprint, but two of the tracks would be…

BURNS: Burning Rubber

Burns

McLaren and Honda were supposed to renew a dominant Formula One partnership this year. So, what went wrong?…

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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…

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KERCHNER: The Heat Race

Mike Kerchner

With the echo of fireworks still ringing in our ears, we move toward the second half of the racing season.…

RODDA: NorCal Notes

Ron Rodda photo

It had been 10 years since visiting Wisconsin. That trend changed when the Cheesehead Triple Crown offered not only four races within a small footprint, but two of the tracks would be…

BURNS: Burning Rubber

Burns

McLaren and Honda were supposed to renew a dominant Formula One partnership this year. So, what went wrong?…

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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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SPEED SPORT Top Performers

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

Independence Day weekend always proves to be one of the busiest racing weekends of the season. With plenty of racers to choose from, which five made the SPEED SPORT Top…

SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems

This week's edition of SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems highlights five drivers whose performances over the past seven days deserved an extra look. …

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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As we gear up for Fourth of July weekend, check out this week's edition of SPEED SPORT Power Rankings. Did a new driver move to the top? …

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

Mother Nature tried to play spoiler at race tracks all over the country last weekend, but she couldn't stop racing everywhere. Which drivers avoided the rain drops and found their…

Schatz Chasing Down No. 200

Donny Schatz is one win shy of his 200th career World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory. (Mark Funderburk Photo)

Lately, Donny Schatz being considered in a slump just didn't sound possible.…

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Cody McPherson was the  PC Works DIRTcar Sportsman feature winner Sunday at New Humberstone Speedway. (Soft Touch Images Photo)

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Scottie McDonald triumphed on Friday at Golden Triangle. (RonSkinnerPhotos.com photo)

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Zeke Shell (pictured) and Kris VanDyke split a pair of late model features on Friday night at Kingsport Speedway. (Kingsport Speedway Photo)

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Terry McCarl won Saturday's FVP National Sprint League feature at Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway. (C.D. Nelson photo)

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The field rolls towards the green flag prior to the start of the Northern 300 at Trenton (N.J.) Speedway on July 9, 1967. (Chris Economaki Photo)

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