SPEED SPORT’s Greatest Newsmakers

SPEED SPORT has featured some of the greatest newsworthy figures in racing over the years.

Over 85 years in motorsports, the pages of National Speed Sport News and SPEED SPORT Magazine have told the tales of thousands upon thousands of drivers and teams.

While many fade away with the passage of time, there are those few whose legacies transcend the generations and remain “newsmakers” for years, and even decades, to come.

We’ve compiled a dozen of those famed names in the Newsmaker category, who ruled the headlines during their eras in auto racing. Click on to find out who they are!