Category archives for: Torn From The Headlines

Torn From The Headlines: May 20, 1998

Pages from May 20 1998

It was a great day for the state of Texas during Saturday’s Indianapolis 500 pole qualifications as Billy Boat won the pole for team owner A.J. Foyt of Houston.

Torn From The Headlines: May 11, 2004

Pages from May 11 2005

Old tires cost Greg Biffle a chance at victory last month. New tires assured him of one Saturday night.

Torn From The Headlines: May 5, 1949

Pages from May 04 1949

Frank Luptow made it eight feature wins to his credit as he bowed his farewell to the fans at Tampa Speedway Park in preparation for the summer circuit of northern racing.

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.

Torn From The Headlines: April 23, 1975

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Constantly looking for ways to better dirt-track racing for fans and competitors alike, Lindy Vicari, promoter and president of the Reading Fairgrounds, is currently experimenting with another revolutionary move in track maintenance.

Torn From The Headlines: April 16, 1952

Pages from April 16 1952

Buck Baker and his No. 89 Hudson Hornet turned in another thrilling expose of driving prowess by walking off with the 200-lap, 100-mile NASCAR Grand National Strictly Stock Classic here on the fast, hard half-mile clay oval as the 1952 Stock Car season opened at the Columbia oval.

Torn From The Headlines: April 7, 2004

Danny Lasoski led every lap of the IROC event at Texas Motor Speedway in 2004. (Harold Hinson Photo)

Danny Lasoski scored one for the short-track racers of America as he became the second World of Outlaws driver to win in the Crown Royal International Race of Champions.

Torn From The Headlines: April 3, 1991

Pages from April 03 1991

Local promoter Ralph Sanchez is in hopes of putting together an acceptable proposal to build a new permanent race facility — including a road course and an oval — in the South Florida area. The complex would not only be the new home for the Nissan-backed Miami Camel GT race, but would provide year-round testing facilities.

Torn From The Headlines: March 23, 1977

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USAC national champion Gordon Johncock “drove it flat-out and resisted a temptation to put my foot on the brake” as he made Indianapolis Motor Speedway history Saturday with the first 200-mph lap.

Torn From The Headlines: March 17, 1954

Pages from March 17 1954

Cotton Owens, of Spartanburg, S.C., was listed as the winner of Sunday afternoon’s thrilling modified stock car race at Harris Speedway here, but a final decision on the outcome will have to await a ruling by NASCAR, the sanctioning body.

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