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.
MILLION-DOLLAR MAN: Donnie Moran won the Eldora Million dirt-late-model race June 9, 2000. (NSSN Archives Photo)Donnie Moran claimed the richest prize in short-track racing...
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.
While TMC Transportation announced its sponsorship of JR Motorsports and driver Michael Annett on Thursday, it’s certainly not the first time the company has been involved in motorsports.
Junkyard owner Herb Harvey built a dirt track next to a swamp in Lemon Township, north of Tunkhannock, Pa., and having no false modesty, named it after himself.
Born at a time when hard work and determination was a man’s currency, LeeRoy Yarbrough earned it. Like many youngsters who dreamed of driving fast cars for a living, he sharpened his skills on the short tracks in and around his hometown of Jacksonville, Fla.
Ed Elisian was, perhaps, one of the most star-crossed drivers in the history of American racing.
Before getting too far along into the new racing season, let’s take a look back at Chicago area racing – 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 years ago.
On a crisp winter day, we visited the site in West Sacramento, Calif., that was once West Capital Raceway.
Danny Caruthers took the ultra-competitive USAC national midget championship circuit by storm one glorious summer — and then suddenly was gone.
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