Chicago Midget Racer Jerry Matter, 85

A midget racer for some nine years with the United Auto Racing Ass'n midget group, Jerry Matter passed away at his home in Nauvoo, Ill., on Jan. 25 at the age of 85.

Mason Massey Joins B.J. McLeod Motorsports

B.J. McLeod Motorsports has announced the addition of Mason Massey to the team's NASCAR Xfinity Series program.

COLUMNS

KENNEDY: A Night Of Destruction At Irwindale

Irwindale Speedway opened its 21st season Saturday with the first of seven scheduled Night of Destruction events.

FROST: There’s Optimism On All Fronts

The new year, new decade and new racing season bring optimism on all fronts.  

RODDA: Wild West Shootout Doesn’t Disappoint

The recently-completed six-race series at Arizona Speedway, labeled the Wild West Shootout, had another successful year with very consistent car counts and large crowds.

RACING NATION

Chicago Midget Racer Jerry Matter, 85

A midget racer for some nine years with the United Auto Racing Ass'n midget group, Jerry Matter passed away at his home in Nauvoo, Ill., on Jan. 25 at the age of 85.

21 Events For Gas City I-69 Speedway

From sprint cars to monster trucks, tractors and everything in between, a diversified, 21-event schedule is set for Gas City I-69 Speedway’s 2020 season.

Baca Hangs On For Canyon IMCA Victory

Chaz Baca had to hold off one of the top IMCA modified drivers for his $1,250 win during the second day of Canyon Speedway Park’s Winter Challenge Series.

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RACING HISTORY

Unheralded Racer Cliff Griffith

Look through the Indianapolis 500 entry lists of the 1950s and ’60s and you’ll find driver after driver who has been all but forgotten.

Crosley Stock Car Racing

Back in the early 1950s, Crosley stock car racing became part of the weekly motorsports schedule in the “Windy City” region.  

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