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Thorson Makes A Move To Winged Sprints

Tanner Thorson won Friday's POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series feature at Lincoln Speedway. (POWRi Photo)

Tanner Thorson hoped he could make a move to the sprint car ranks before too much time passed. His dream has already become a reality.

VIDEO: An Inside Look At Modified Karts

VIDEO: An Inside Look At Modified Karts

Check out video of Rallycross driver Mitchell DeJong discussing how to succeed in modified karts before moving up the off-road ladder.

Irvan: Road To NASCAR Success Has Changed

Ernie Irvan's return to his home state of California in 1994 for a run at Sonoma was a success. He won the pole and dominated the race, never being passed.(Photo by RacingOne/Getty Images)

Ernie Irvan got his start in NASCAR Winston Cup competition with one car, some helpful friends and Dale Earnhardt’s name.

NASCAR Salutes Touring Series Champions

Seven NASCAR touring series champions were honored in the Crown Ballroom at the Charlotte (N.C.) Convention Center on Saturday. (NASCAR photo)

Andy Seuss smiled, pointed his fist and his NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour championship ring toward his team’s table and spoke Saturday night about achieving a dream.

BURNS: Around The Track

BURNS: Around The Track

Ben Rhodes could hardly contain his excitement when something so incredible happened to the 17-year-old driver’s racing career.

Drivers & Stars Turn Out At Stocks For Tots

NASCAR Sprint Cup star Ryan Newman (right) signs an autograph for a fan during the Stocks for Tots charity event in Mooresville, N.C. on Tuesday. (Aaron Burns photo)

Don Miller had a simple goal in mind when he helped host the first Stocks for Tots charity event in Mooresville, N.C. in 1990.

Hornish Encouraged By Charlotte Tire Test

Sam Hornish Jr. who nearly took home the 2013 Nationwide Series championship will drive in seven races in 2014 for Joe Gibbs Racing. (Photo: HHP/Alan Marler)

It took a while for Sam Hornish Jr.’s first official NASCAR Sprint Cup Series test with Richard Petty Motorsports to get going on Tuesday, but Hornish made the most of his short time on the track.

Ambrose Looks Back On NASCAR Tenure

Marcos Ambrose won twice in six years as a full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver. (NASCAR photo)

Marcos Ambrose came to the United States nine years ago with a backpack, a duffel bag and dreams of being a NASCAR Sprint Cup winner.

Hamilton Claims Second F-1 Title In Style

Lewis Hamilton celebrated his second Formula One World Championship in 2014. (Mercedes photo)

Not even missing out on the pole to Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in a double-points Formula One finale could stop Lewis Hamilton from winning both the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and his second F-1 World Championship on Sunday.

Decker Recounts Charge To DIRTcar Title

Billy Decker celebrates his second-straight Super DIRTcar Series victory Thursday night at Weedsport (N.Y.) Speedway. (Dave Dalesandro/RPW Photo)

Billy Decker’s celebration after winning the Super DIRTcar Series championship on Nov. 8 at The Dirt Track At Charlotte took a few minutes to get going. He didn’t even know he won the title when he crossed the finish line.


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