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Eldora Founder Earl Baltes Dies At 93

Eldora Speedway founder Earl Baltes has died at the age of 93. (Joe Secka Photo)

The man who built Eldora Speedway has died. Earl Baltes, who built the half-mile Ohio oval in 1954 and grew the track into a short-track racing juggernaut before selling it to Tony Stewart following the 2004 season, died Monday morning at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. He was 93 years old.

Oswego Hall Of Famer Thompson Dies

Ed Thompson

Oswego Speedway Hall of Fame member Ed Thompson passed away in the comfort of his own home, with family and friends by his side, early Friday morning.

Car Crash Claims Midget Vet Fiscus

Randy Fiscus in 1999 during Badger Midget Series competition.

Randy Fiscus, a long-time competitor with the Badger Midget Series, died Friday night as a result of an automobile accident in Madison. He was 51 years old.

Ron Lemasters Sr., 76

Ron Lemasters Sr.

Ron Lemasters Sr., a longtime contributor to National Speed Sport News, passed away March 9 at Ball Memorial Hospital here after a sudden illness. He was 76.

Champion Sets Elite Racer Program Details

Champion Racing Oil Logo

Champion Racing Oil has announced the details for their 2015 “ELITE RACER” Program, providing support for participants in almost every recognized sanctioned racing event in North America and Canada.

Jiffy-tite Carb Kit Offers Cleaner Solution

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Changing over carburetor lines can be time consuming and messy, but Jiffy-tite is hoping to help cut down on time and eliminate spills with its quick-connect carburetor kit.

Simpson Warns Of Counterfeit Products

Simpson Warns Of Counterfeit Products

Simpson Performance Products has obtained counterfeit devices and are currently investigating where they came from and how they were created.

Simpson Introduces New HANS Devices

HANS III Front Quarter print

Simpson has introduced two new head and neck restraints just in time for the 2015 racing season.

Ralph Sheheen Named Top Media Member

Sheheen, Ralph

SPEED SPORT Magazine Publisher Ralph Sheheen has been named the Media Member of the Year by the North American 410 Sprint Car Poll.

Fredrickson Named COO Of Lucas Oil

(From left) Lucas Oil's Tom Fredrickson, Forrest Lucas and Bob Patison.

Tom Fredrickson has been named chief operating officer at Lucas Oil Products Inc.

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