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KALWASINSKI: Chicago Chips

Stan Kalwasinski

Before getting too far into the new year, let’s take a look back at the Chicago area racing scene 25 and 50 years ago…

HEDGER: The Long Look

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Entries for our annual SuperFans contest are rolling in even without our traditional late-season call for race totals and comments, another indication of just how dedicated America’s hard-core race fans…

RODDA: NorCal Notes

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The second half of the Wild West Shootout six-race series saw more of the same, which in this case is a good thing.…

RODDA: NorCal Notes

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The 2016 version of the Wild West Shootout opened at USA Raceway on Jan. 9 with a record car count, setting another record in the process that was not positive.…

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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 Chips

Stan Kalwasinski

Before getting too far into the new year, let’s take a look back at the Chicago area racing scene 25 and 50 years ago…

HEDGER: The Long Look

Hedger_Ron

Entries for our annual SuperFans contest are rolling in even without our traditional late-season call for race totals and comments, another indication of just how dedicated America’s hard-core race fans…

RODDA: NorCal Notes

Ron Rodda photo

The second half of the Wild West Shootout six-race series saw more of the same, which in this case is a good thing.…

RODDA: NorCal Notes

Ron Rodda photo

The 2016 version of the Wild West Shootout opened at USA Raceway on Jan. 9 with a record car count, setting another record in the process that was not positive.…

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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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MAGAZINE: Biffle Still ‘Jacked’ Up To Race

Greg Biffle may be the elder statesman of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, but he still enjoys climbing behind the wheel every single week. (HHP/Ashley Dickerson Photo)

Greg Biffle could have left Roush Fenway after 2014 to join another team, but something kept him at Roush. He signed an extension in July 2014 to stay with the…

Q&A: Schatz Ready For Outlaw Opener

Donny Schatz is coming off of an incredible 2015 season that include 31 victories and another World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series title. (Frank Smith Photo)

Donny Schatz had what amounted to a dream season last year.…

SPEED SPORT Tweets Of The Week

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We're back with the second edition of SPEED SPORT Tweets of the Week! We've search the wide world of Twitter for some of the most interesting racing related tweets from…

MAGAZINE: The Legend Of Lealand

Lealand McSpadden's lengthy career included victories in the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals, the Hulman Hundred and the Belleville Midget Nationals. (NSSN Archives Photo)

He would roar into town like a force of nature, winning races in an exciting and wide-open style. Lealand McSpadden was something like a storm front, causing one to pause,…

Return Of Top Fuel Among Plans For IHRA

The IHRA is planning to re-introduce the Top Fuel class as its premier class in 2017. (IHRA Photo)

The addition of Mike Dunn as president of the International Hot Rod Ass’n is just one step in a larger plan to restructure the once-prominent drag racing sanctioning body.…

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The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a regulation to prohibit the conversion of vehicles originally designed for on-road use into race cars. (Adam Fenwick photo)

EPA Could Put Brakes On Grassroots Racing

If the Environmental Protection Agency has its way, many grassroots racers will be facing some large hurdles in their quests…

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Todd McCoin was second in Lucas Cattle Company ULMA national points last season. (Chris Bork Photo)

McCoin Raising The Bar For ULMA

Like a lot of talented drivers, Todd McCoin used to dream of competing at the highest level of dirt…

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The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a regulation to prohibit the conversion of vehicles originally designed for on-road use into race cars. (Adam Fenwick photo)

EPA Could Put Brakes On Grassroots Racing

If the Environmental Protection Agency has its way, many grassroots racers will be facing some large hurdles in their quests…

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MID-ATLANTIC

The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a regulation to prohibit the conversion of vehicles originally designed for on-road use into race cars. (Adam Fenwick photo)

EPA Could Put Brakes On Grassroots Racing

If the Environmental Protection Agency has its way, many grassroots racers will be facing some large hurdles in their quests…

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The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a regulation to prohibit the conversion of vehicles originally designed for on-road use into race cars. (Adam Fenwick photo)

EPA Could Put Brakes On Grassroots Racing

If the Environmental Protection Agency has its way, many grassroots racers will be facing some large hurdles in their quests…

Feb 9 2016 Read More

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The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a regulation to prohibit the conversion of vehicles originally designed for on-road use into race cars. (Adam Fenwick photo)

EPA Could Put Brakes On Grassroots Racing

If the Environmental Protection Agency has its way, many grassroots racers will be facing some large hurdles in their quests…

Feb 9 2016 Read More

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The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a regulation to prohibit the conversion of vehicles originally designed for on-road use into race cars. (Adam Fenwick photo)

EPA Could Put Brakes On Grassroots Racing

If the Environmental Protection Agency has its way, many grassroots racers will be facing some large hurdles in their quests…

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Torn From The Headlines: Feb. 10, 1988

You take the high road or no road at all in the Daytona 500. Some of the 42 competitors who…

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