Racing History

Weatherly Pieces Together Rides En Route To 1963 Title

IN THE SEAT: Joe Weatherly won the 1963 NASCAR championship driving five different makes in the process. (NASCAR Archives Photo) Joe Weatherly won the...

NASCAR’s Cup Series Makes ts Final N. Wilkesboro Run

It was only fitting that the final NASCAR Winston Cup event at North Wilkesboro Speedway was one of the most competitive races in the...

Torn From The Headlines – Jan. 20, 2010

SIGNAGE: Mario Andretti poses with a fan and his sign of encouragement during qualifying for the 1968 Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Chris...

Hamilton Drove Petty Car To Surprising Daytona Victory

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.

Chili Bowl 2013: Four Score For Swindell

It took 25 years for a driver to win back to back Lucas Oil Chili Bowl National titles
The inaugural event took place December 30, 1962 with the “Shake, Rattle and Run” ’57 Chevy entry being one of the fastest cars that day. (Wayne Bryant Photo)

Indoor Drag Racing In Chicago

The indoor drag races at Chicago’s International Amphitheatre during the 1960s were a unique series of events with no known indoor drag racing having taken place before or since.

Chili Bowl 2008: Demonized

The 25th annual Chili Bowl Nationals will be held Jan. 11-15 at the QuickTrip Center’s Tulsa Expo Raceway. In celebration of the Silver Anniversary of this prestigious indoor midget race, www.nationalspeedsportnews.com will be publishing the race reports that appeared in the pages of National Speed Sport News for the first 24 runnings of the event. Beginning with the inaugural event in 1987, race recaps will be posted on a daily basis from Dec. 18 through Jan. 10.

Chili Bowl 1991: McSpadden Holds Off Swindell For Golden Driller

The 25th annual Chili Bowl Nationals will be held Jan. 11-15 at the QuickTrip Center’s Tulsa Expo Raceway. In celebration of the Silver Anniversary of this prestigious indoor midget race, www.nationalspeedsportnews.com will be publishing the race reports that appeared in the pages of National Speed Sport News for the first 24 runnings of the event. Beginning with the inaugural event in 1987, race recaps will be posted on a daily basis from Dec. 18 through Jan. 10.

Jody Deery’s Racing Role Will Be Felt For Generations

Stories Of People Who Make A Living In Motorsports BY JODY DEERY Guest Columnist Jody Deery is still active in the operation of Rockford Speedway after more...

Jacky Ickx: The Forgotten Race

The men and machines associated with speed take many forms, cross many oceans and come in numerous nationalities. Dan Gurney, Mario Andretti, A.J. Foyt, Jim Clark, all champion drivers who excelled in various forms of motorsport. They tested themselves against the best in the world and won.

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