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MAGAZINE: A New Challenge For Fellows

Ron Fellows hasn't raced since 2014, but motorsports is still an important part of his life. (Michael Levitt/LAT Photo)

At age 56, Fellows’ professional racing days are behind him — he says his final full season was in 2008 and his last race was in 2014 — but motorsports is still a major part of his life.

MAGAZINE: Life After Sprint Cup

Former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year Kevin Conway has created a successful road racing career for himself.

But with sponsorship dollars running short, Conway decided to change directions following the 2011 season.

MAGAZINE: From County Fairs To Daytona

Ken Squier (left) chats with Carl “Bugs” Stevens. (NASCAR Photo)

There are a handful of motorsports legends who achieved iconic status without risking their lives at every turn. Broadcaster Ken Squier is among that select group.

A Different Road Lies Ahead

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Steve Kinser and Dana Snyder were married in April 1982 and for 32 years they have been on one of the most amazing journeys in auto racing history. And that journey has included raising three children — Stevie, Kraig and Kurt — while crisscrossing the country countless times.

Discover Loretta Lynn’s Amateur Nationals

The top amateur motocross stars annually invade Loretta Lynn's Ranch for the Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motorcross Championship. (Simon Cudby Photo)

Produced by MX Sports, the Red Bull AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship is the culmination of a five-month process to crown 36 amateur national motocross champions. The national qualifying program consists of 50 Area Qualifiers (February through May) and 12 Regional Championships (June), hosted at select motocross facilities across the country.

Getting To Know Kyle Larson

Kyle Larson is one of today's hottest up and coming NASCAR stars. (David E. Heithaus Photo)

Kyle Larson is often compared to legends such as A.J. Foyt and Mario Andretti, and it’s not unusual for him be mentioned in the same sentence with Tony Stewart and Jeff Gordon.

Planning The Mudsummer Classic

Eldora Speedway is expected to be packed for the inaugural NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Mudsummer Classic next month. (Julia Johnson Photo)

The July 24 Mudsummer Classic at Ohio’s Eldora Speedway may be one of the most anticipated races of the 2013 season.

Swindell Chases The TItle

Sammy Swindell didn't expect to compete for the 2012 World of Outlaws title, but he finds himself in the think of the title chase. (Ken Simon Photo)

Sammy Swindell didn’t plan to challenge for the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series championship, but leads the series in victories and is in the championship.

Looking Back — May 5, 2011

Rodger Ward and mechanic A.J. Watson chat before the start of a 1961 championship car race at New Jersey's Trenton Speedway (Chris Economaki photo)

Fred Lorenzen out fought Curtis Turner to win the Rebel 300 at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway Saturday in a death-defying slugfest that decided one of the most exciting stock-car races of all time. “He bumped me 50 times and I bumped him 50 times on the last 39 laps,” Lorenzen said. While Turner promised, “I definitely will retaliate the next time we meet.”

Looking Back — April 28, 2011

Bobby Allison makes a pit stop at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway in 1970. (Chris Economaki photo)

Fred “Jiggs” Peters, the old pro from Neshanic Station, N.J., gave up sharpening lawn mowers just long enough Sunday to win the 100-mile ARDC-USAC midget race on the one-mile circular dirt speedway in Langhorne, Pa. Peters, going non-stop in the Ken Brenn Offy, established a track record of 98.041 mph, completing the century grind in 1 hour, 1 minute and 11.92 seconds


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