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INDY TRADITIONS: ‘Back Home Again’

Jim Nabors is the most famous person to perform 'Back Home Again In Indiana' prior to the Indianapolis 500. (Ginny Heithaus Photo)

Known by most as “Back Home Again in Indiana,” the name of the song is simply “Indiana.” It was composed by Ballard MacDonald and James F. Hanley. MacDonald was from Portland, Ore., but Hanley was born in Rensselaer, Ind.

Brown Off To Hot Start At Lucas Oil Oval

Derek Brown

Late short-track racing champion Larry Phillips often said there was nothing better than a good-handling race car. Derek Brown can identify

SPEED SPORT Photo Of The Week

Tim Shaffer has a little fun with the camera before heading out on track for the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions event at Port Royal Speedway last week. (Dan DeMarco Photo)

It’s time once again to recognize one of our great photography contributors by selecting the SPEED SPORT Photo of the Week.

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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Several drivers continued hot streaks last weekend in multiple forms of motorsport, but was anyone able to knock Ryan Dungey off the top of the SPEED SPORT Power Rankings?

Torn From The Headlines: April 29, 1987

Pages from April 29 1987

Yoo-hoo. He’s over here. Sitting behind that crowd of reporters, where he’s been on Sunday afternoons after races most of the year. As a matter of fact, six of the eight afternoons that NASCAR’s major league drivers have buckled themselves in and gone racing, Dale Earnhardt has entered the confessional.

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

SPEED SPORT Top Performers

SPEED SPORT Top Performers is back to look at the top performers in racing from the most recent weekend. Who made our list this week?

Two Wilkersons On Track At zMAX

Tim Wilkerson will be joined by his son Daniel Wilkerson in the NHRA Funny Car class this weekend during the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway. (NHRA Photo)

It’s been nearly three years since 28-year-old Daniel Wilkerson climbed behind the wheel of an NHRA Funny Car during a NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.

SPEED SPORT Photo Of The Week

Jimmy Mars kicks up some dirt during hot laps for the Corn Belt Clash Late Model Series event at Davenport Speedway in Iowa. (Mike Ruefer Photo)

It’s time once again to recognize one of our great photography contributors by selecting the SPEED SPORT Photo of the Week.

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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A packed weekend of racing means dozens of different race winners from all over the United States. How many of them made enough of an impact to appear on the SPEED SPORT Power Rankings?

MAGAZINE: Wings Over Pavement

Asphalt winged sprint car racing continues to grow in popularity around the United States. (Chris Seelman Photo)

Sprint car racing is one of the most popular forms of grassroots motorsports in the United States. A subset of that style of racing is winged sprint car racing on pavement.

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