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The Mad Dog’s Daytona Speed Test

DAYTONA FLYER: Built by Bob Osiecki, the Mad Dog IV reached a top speed of 181.561 mph with Art Malone behind the wheel at Daytona Int’l Speedway. (Bob Gates Photo Collection)

Seeking publicity for his new race track in 1960, entrepreneur and NASCAR founder Bill France offered $10,000 to anyone who could lap Daytona Int’l Speedway at 180 mph.

SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems

It wasn’t hard to mine for this week’s edition of SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems. Find out which five drivers made the cut after a busy weekend of racing across the world.

The King & The People’s Champ

Steve Kinser (left) chats with Dave Darland Tuesday at Kokomo Speedway. (Gary Gasper photo)

Two of the best sprint car drivers of all time spent a little time together prior to Tuesday night’s World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series event at Kokomo Speedway

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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We’ve got a new No. 1 in the SPEED SPORT Power Rankings this week as Donny Schatz has fallen out of the top spot after more than a month. The question now is who has taken over the No. 1 position?

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

The final push towards championships in several major auto racing series around the country began last weekend, with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series leading the charge at Chicagoland Speedway. Which drivers did enough to be called SPEED SPORT Top Performers?

SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems

Five drivers stood out in a crowd over the weekend. Find out which five cracked the list of this week’s SPEED SPORT Hidden Gems.

New Cup Team Still Getting Up To Speed

Clay Rogers practices the Beard Motorsports Sprint Cup car at Richmond Int'l Raceway. (HHP/Harold Hinson photo)

Since Clay Rogers was 8 years old, he has dreamed of the day he would make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut

Gardner Tops 200 MPH At Bonneville

Damion Gardner celebrates after becoming the first driver to surpass the 200 mph mark in a specially built sprint car at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats.  (Doug Allen photo)

Damion Gardner saw nearly two years of dreams and hard work come to fruition when he broke the 200 mph barrier not once, but two times in a sprint car at the Bonneville Salt Flats on Monday.

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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An eventful weekend of racing produced many candidates for this week’s edition of SPEED SPORT Power Rankings. Who made the cut and who didn’t?

Bell Makes Asphalt Late Model Debut

Christopher Bell made his asphalt late model debut on Saturday night at Hickory Motor Speedway. (Sherri Stearns Photo)

Christopher Bell is trying something new these days.

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