The winner of the 12th running of the Daytona 500, which took place Feb. 22, 1970, at Daytona Int’l Speedway, was a driver few could have predicted.
A CHARGER: A vintage photo of Juan Manuel Fangio while driving a Mercedes road-racing machine. (NSSN Archives Photo) In recent years, the Lords of...
“When I started racing,” recalled Danny Oakes during an interview prior to his death, “my mother told me, ‘Danny, you’re going to get killed in those damn race cars, just like all the rest of ’em.’"
Born Byron W. Hinkley in Elba, Neb., Oct. 28, 1898, Hinkley would come to be known as “Speed” on the California dirt tracks he...
A one-woman crusade by an Orange, Calif., sports car driver has breathed a little life into Ontario Motor Speedway and raised hopes that the moribund racing facility may still survive.
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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.
If performance is measured from zero to 60, Speedway Motors is just hitting its stride
If producing great racing and graduating drivers to higher levels is the yardstick, then the supermodified group known as the Canadian American Modified Racing...
It was May 30, 1964, at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the crowd of more than 300,000 was stunned.