It's one of the fastest and most exciting venues for flat track motorcycle racing in the world...the famous Springfield Mile in Springfield, Ill.
Robert Bell, the Colfax Comet as he's known, used a $600 motor and incredible fan support on Friday night to win a heat race at the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl presented by General Tire, igniting a social media craze to celebrate the low-budget racer's huge accomplishment. After his heat win, the Iowan was still overjoyed with his performance when he talked with SPEED SPORT.
It was a strange day Thursday during the Dakar Rally as one of the race leaders in the car category was involved in an incident with a motorcycle competitor.
Go for a quick ride at the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl presented by General Tire with drivers Andrew Felker and Tyler Thomas as they showcase the skill it takes to race in the world's largest indoor midget event. (Videos courtesy Ross Wece)
Last fall the Empire Super Sprints were in action at the renovated Weedsport Speedway alongside the Super DIRTcar Series. This Thursday, Jan. 12, the 360 winged sprint cars will make their debut on Suzuki Presents SPEED SPORT with Ralph Sheheen, Erin Evernham, and Dan Kapuscinski calling the action! Don't miss it...7 p.m. & 10 p.m. ET only on MAVTV!
The SPEED SPORT News Center was at Joe Gibbs Racing Wednesday afternoon as Carl Edwards announced he was stepping away from NASCAR. Edwards, 37, made the announcement and answered questions before a packed house full of media members and dignitaries, including NASCAR President Mike Helton.
We documented at SPEEDSPORT.com the dream of World of Outlaws videographer Ross Wece to race at this week's Lucas Oil Chili Bowl presented by General Tire. Wece was gracious to share his on-board video experience with us, and you. Nobody said it would be easy...
Sebastien Loeb continued his fine form during the Dakar Rally on Tuesday, taking his third stage victory of the year to take the overall lead of the annual event away from teammate Stephane Peterhansel.
This week on the SPEED SPORT News Center we conclude our exclusive two part interview with eight time World Of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz and give the results from last week's SPEEDSPORT.com online poll.
After two days off, the Dakar Rally returned to action in Bolivia on Monday with a shortened stage as a result of adverse weather conditions.