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OURSLER: The Rambling Road

If the Grand-Am’s Rolex season opening 24 Hour at Daytona was a Ford show, round two at Barber Motorsport Park just outside of Birmingham, Alabama, was a Corvette Daytona Prototype benefit

Gabriel’s ‘Electric Tones’ Put Flare Into Race Experience

CHICAGO Bringing excitement to every race he ever announced, Jan Gabriel, perhaps having the most recognized voice in the history of Chicago-area motorsports, passed away...

MARTIN: It Could Be Helio’s Swan Song Season

Shortly after the Fourth of July, the racing world learned that three-time Indianapolis 500 winner may not return to the Verizon Indy­Car Series full time next year.

ECONOMAKI: NASCAR’s Brass Was Prominent At Banquets

NASCAR’s brass was out in full force at the weekend’s NASCAR Whelen All-American and Touring Series banquets at the Crown Ballroom at the Charlotte Convention Center. NASCAR President Mike Helton stressed the sanctioning body’s support of weekly racing in presenting a championship ring to national titlist Keith Rocco.

ARGABRIGHT: Rejuvenated Paul McMahan

The black-and-red No. 13 sprint car eased off the track on a sweltering Illinois Saturday evening at Route 66 Speedway, and someone nearby spoke up.

KERCHNER: Hello-Goodbye In The Racing World

The talking heads on FOX’s coverage of NASCAR racing are obsessed with “comers and goers.” We’re going to take a different approach.

LONDON: The Racing Journal

A.J. Foyt celebrated his 79th birthday the other day. I wonder if he has mellowed? Go ahead, you ask him.

NHRA, Firebird Int’l Raceway Need To Start Explaining

SEATTLE Ricky Ricardo often told scheming wife Lucy, “You’ve got some ‘splainin’ to do.” That was the sentiment directed at the National Hot Rod Ass’n, Firebird...

FENWICK: A Special Admiration For Cars & Men

Long ago Tony Stewart acknowledged his admiration for four-time Indianapolis 500 winner and racing legend A.J. Foyt.

FLETCHER: The Good & Bad Sides Of Racing

EAST LEROY, Mich. I frowned upon hearing the car count was pushing 200. Not that I didn’t want Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway promoter Jim O’Connor to have a successful event, I just didn’t want to be at the race track all night.

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