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.
American road racing entered a new era on Oct. 12, 1936, when Italian Tazio Nuvolari won the new George Vanderbilt Cup during the grand opening of Roosevelt Raceway on New York’s Long Island.
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One of stock-car racing’s most popular drivers, Terry Labonte began competing in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series in 1978.
Yoo-hoo. He’s over here. Sitting behind that crowd of reporters, where he's been on Sunday afternoons after races most of the year. As a matter of fact, six of the eight afternoons that NASCAR’s major league drivers have buckled themselves in and gone racing, Dale Earnhardt has entered the confessional.
For NASCAR fans during the 1970s and ’80s, news from California’s Riverside Int’l Raceway in January meant a new season was soon to begin.
“Air is free” was Gary Balough’s summation of the radical modified stock car he drove to victory in the 1980 Schaefer 200 at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, N.Y.
Don Davis, the newly crowned California Racing Ass’n champion, dominated the 40-lap USAC sprint-car feature Sunday at the Rodeo Grounds in Clovis, Calif. It is believed to be the first time since the pre-war days of Jimmie Wilburn that an “outlaw” driver beat the big leaguers in his first time out.
CAROLINA CHARGER: Ralph Earnhardt was one of the stock-car racers from the 1950s and 1960s known in the South as the Carolina Posse. (NSSN...
'SPACE-AGE' RACING: The STP crew pushes Andy Granatelli's turbine-powered STP Paxton through the pits at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1967. (Chris Economaki Photo)On March...
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