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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. …

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

The AMA GNC Flat Track Motorcycle racing circuit ran race five of a 14-race season May 21 at the one-mile Cal Expo Fairgrounds in Sacramento…

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. …

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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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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

a2aa5Hedger_Ron

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

KENNEDY: California Coast

Tim-Kennedy

The AMA GNC Flat Track Motorcycle racing circuit ran race five of a 14-race season May 21 at the one-mile Cal Expo Fairgrounds in Sacramento…

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. …

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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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Grandeur & Glory Awaits 100th Indy 500

On Sunday one driver will celebrate at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and 32 more will leave heartbroken after the 100th Indianapolis 500. (IndyCar Photo)

After decades of bitter acrimony and controversy over the direction of the sport, Sunday’s 100th Indianapolis 500 will restore the race in all of its grandeur and glory. …

LIST: Indianapolis 500 Race Winners

Juan Pablo Montoya celebrates in victory lane after winning the 99th Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Al Steinberg Photo)

Sunday marks the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.…

Indy 500 Memories: Bobby Unser

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The chance to drive Andy Granatelli’s Novi at Indianapolis in 1963 was the best single thing that ever happened to my career.…

Indy 500 Memories: Parnelli Jones

Parnelli Jones celebrates his victory in the 1963 Indianapolis 500. (IMS Photo)

When you’re coming up through racing, Indianapolis is your ultimate goal. I had always listened to it on the radio and finally got an opportunity to be part of it.…

Indy 500 Memories: Jim Nabors

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Mr. (Tony) Hulman came over in the stands to say hello to Mr. Bill Harrah (of Harrah’s Casinos) and he recognized me. He’d seen my show in Lake Tahoe. He…

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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.…

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Parish Shines In Spartan Modified Go

With a dismal weather forecast all week, the rain never made an appearance at Spartan Speedway to dampen the racing…

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NORTHEAST

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Lichty Rules Oswego ISMA Opener

Mike Lichty took home the big paycheck during the International Supermodified Ass'n season opening Jack Murphy Memorial Saturday at Oswego…

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Lucas Wolfe won Friday night's sprint car feature at Pennsylvania's Williams Grove Speedway. (Dan Demarco photo)

Wolfe Howls At Williams Grove

Lucas Wolfe wired the field from the pole to take the $4,000 victory in Friday night’s Diamond Series event for…

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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…

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Kres VanDyke (15) battles Zeke Shell at Kingsport (Tenn.) Speedway.

VanDyke Prevails At Kingsport

Kres VanDyke withstood pressure from Zeke Shell lap after lap to win Friday night’s NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model…

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Elliott Takes Marshalltown Cash

Eric Elliott went home with his first modified win Marshalltown Speedway on Friday night.…

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Danny Sullivan spun yet still managed to win the 1985 Indianapolis 500. (IMS Photo)

INDY: 1985, Sullivan Spins & Wins

One of the most memorable Indianapolis 500s was the 1985 affair, which saw Danny Sullivan spin while battling for the…

May 26 2016 Read More