Racing History

Steve Kinser

Torn From The Headlines: Oct. 25, 2000

Steve Kinser clinched the Pennzoil World of Outlaws championship in convincing style, winning Saturday night's Lone Star Classic at Houston Raceway Park.
North Wilkesboro

Torn From The Headlines: Oct. 18, 1989

It may become the million dollar wreck. Three remaining races will tell.
Jan Opperman

Torn From The Headlines: Oct. 13, 1971

Jan Opperman, winner of the Nationals at Knoxville, Iowa, is back on top of the sprint car world after winning the tragedy-marred Western U.S. Championships at Manzanita Speedway.

Torn From The Headlines: Oct. 5, 2005

It was only his second ARCA RE/MAX Series start, but Kraig Kinser was the class of the field Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway, leading 83 of 113 laps en route to winning the Food World 300.

Torn From The Headlines: Sept. 30, 1998

The only things hotter than the sun at Martinsville Speedway were Ricky Rudd’s backside and his Tide Ford Taurus.

Torn From The Headlines: Sept. 25, 1996

For most of this season, Tony Stewart has been in a situation similar to dating two girls at the same time.

Torn From The Headlines: Sept. 16, 1953

Paul Goldsmith, expert motorcycle racer from St. Clair Shores, Mich., switched to a four wheeled mount Sunday afternoon and came home the winner in the first annual “Detroit Open,” a late model stock car race open to feature winners and record holders from various stock car circuits.

Torn From The Headlines: Sept. 1, 1976

Cale Yarborough took another step toward his first Winston Cup NASCAR championship Sunday with a runaway victory in the Volunteer 400.

Torn From The Headlines: Aug. 25, 2004

Veteran NASCAR Featherlite Modified Series competitor Tom Baldwin was killed in a crash Thursday night at Thompson Speedway. He was 57.

Torn From The Headlines: Aug. 20, 1986

Mario Andretti ended 14 years of frustration at Pocono Int’l Raceway Sunday with a one-lap victory over runner-up Kevin Cogan to win the Domino’s Pizza 500 CART PPG Indy Car race. An appreciative home crowd cheered him on, one that included his boss actor Paul Newman and actress Marsha Mason.

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