Racing History

Tragedy Defined 1993 NASCAR Season

The 1993 NASCAR Cup Series season was filled with incredible highs and unimaginable lows and there were many storylines to follow.

A Look Back: The Silver Fox

Quiet and soft spoken, David Gene Pearson kept many of his thoughts to himself, especially those regarding race strategy and the race cars he drove.

Colorful & Adventurous Art Sparks

Auto racing has long been populated by colorful, eccentric and adventuresome figures. Arthur Sutton Sparks was one.

The Amazing Career Of Pop Dreyer

Few in this nation’s extensive motorsports history have impacted as many disciplines as Floyd “Pop” Dreyer.

Black Thursday Saw Racers Arrested In Drug Ring

IN THE NEWS: The above headline appeared on the Feb. 18, 1982, issue of National Speed Sport News. (NSSN Archives)Feb. 18, 1982, was identified...

Elliott’s Talladega Speed Record Stands Test Of Time

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.

Martinsville Crash Claims Legendary Richie Evans

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.

LOOK BACK: TMC Transportation In Motorsports

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.

Santa Fe Speedway Had Long History In Chicago

STOCKER: Santa Fe Speedway star Bill Van Allen used a Studebaker Lark to capture the track's late-model title in 1963. (Vince Mayer Photo) Perhaps...

Modifieds Had Their Day At Daytona Int’l Speedway

DAYTONA DASHER: Richie Evans and his No. 61 Dewitt Camaro dominated modified racing at Daytona Int'l Speedway. (NSSN Archives Photo) Modified coupes were an integral...

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