Throughout the 1980s, Bobby Davis Jr. was transformed from a teenaged sprint car phenom to one of the most accomplished drivers in the nation.
Bristol Motor Speedway and the Hav-A-Tampa Dirt Racing Series made history in 2000. Twenty years ago this June to be exact.
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Like many in America, race fans are spending more time on social media while maintaining social distance to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
The sprint-car racing world changed on Sept. 11, 1976, when Jan Opperman suffered a closed head injury during the Hoosier Hundred USAC Dirt Track...
In terms of sheer speed, the man who stands on the top of the mountain in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is still Bill Elliott.
Jan Opperman was one of the most colorful characters in the history of auto racing.
“I know the reputation the Novis had,” three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Unser said about, perhaps, the most iconic cars in Indianapolis Motor Speedway history.
Richie Evans, one of the most successful short-track racers in history, was killed Oct. 24, 1985, while practicing for a NASCAR modified race at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.
I picked up race-car fever in 1960. Having grown up three blocks from the Indiana State Fairgrounds, I fell in love with the championship dirt cars that ran there every September in the Hoosier Hundred.
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