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Bullins Excited To Work With Wood Brothers

Jeremy Bullins, second from right, is ready to get started with Wood Brothers Racing. (WBR photo)

When Wood Brothers Racing picked Ryan Blaney in August as the new driver for the Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion, they knew they were getting a young driver with NASCAR race wins and championships already on his resume. The rest of the package arrived with the Christmastime announcement that Jeremy Bullins, a young crew chief with championship credentials of his own, would lead the way for the iconic No. 21.

Chili Bowl 1989: Swindell Scores The Win

THIRD TIME'S A CHARM: Sammy Swindell poses in victory lane after going wire to wire for the win in the third annual Chili Bowl Midget Nationals at Tulsa (Okla.) Expo Center Saturday night. (Tom Davey Photo)

A crowd of more than 3,000 was on hand to see sprint-car star Sammy Swindell dominate the third annual Original Chili Bowl Midget Nationals on Expo Square’s indoor quarter-mile dirt track Saturday night.

In celebration of the Silver Anniversary of this prestigious indoor midget race, will be publishing the race reports that appeared in the pages of National Speed Sport News for the first 24 runnings of the event.

Beginning with the inaugural event in 1987, race recaps will be posted on a daily basis from Dec. 18 through Jan. 10.

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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It’s a new year, which means its time for a new edition of the SPEED SPORT Power Rankings! The Monster Energy AMA Supercross season has already begun and action has been intense during the Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown in Arizona, but did anyone do enough to move up the SPEED SPORT Power Rankings?

Reinhardt: 354 & Still Counting

Bernie Reinhardt at Thunderhill Raceway in Wisconsin. (Dan Lewis Photo)

Bernie Reinhardt just went to the race track because it was something he loved to do. It’s also his identity to so many people, family and friends.

Millsaps Is Healthy & Ready To Ride

Davi Millsaps (18) is ready to hit the track again after missing the entire 2014 racing season due to injury. (Kawasaki Photo)

Davi Millsaps would have been excused if he had decided to retire after last season. After 10 up-and-down seasons in professional motocross and Supercross, the grind had taken its toll on his body.

Bobby Grim’s Amazing Racing Career

Bobby Grim (Bob Gates Archives Photo)

Curly-haired Bobby Grim charged out of Coal City, Ind., to become one of the best short-track drivers this country has ever produced.

TOP TEN: Stories of 2014


National Speed Sport News traditionally counts down the top 10 stories of the motorsports season, and this year is no different. Our staff considered not only stories that impacted the motorsports world during the last year, but also considered what impact those stories may have on the future of the sport.

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.

Harkey’s Lifetime Of Colorful Adventures

Bob Harkey awaits the start of the 1973 Indianapolis 500 with his blown engine. (Bob Gates Photo Collection)

Six-time Indianapolis 500 starter Bob Harkey has accumulated a lifetime of colorful adventures and 83 years of unforgettable tales to document them.

SPEED SPORT Power Rankings

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Marc Marquez kept up his winning ways over the weekend by capturing Saturday’s Superprestigio flat-track race on dirt in Spain. Was the two-time MotoGP champion’s victory enough to vault Lewis Hamilton in SPEED SPORT Power Rankings?


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