Racing History

Torn From The Headlines – July 21, 2010

THE TROPICS: National Speed Sport News Editor Chris Economaki attended auto races all around the world. He snapped this shot during the World Formula...

Memorable Racers Are Still Making Memorable Moments

Stories Of People Who Make A Living In Motorsports BY RON DRAGER Guest Columnist Ron Drager’s grandfather founded ARCA in 1953 and today Drager is the president...

LOOKING BACK: Clauson’s Belleville Sweep

SPEED SPORT has been reporting on and covering motorsports happenings from all over the world for 85 years, so we thought it would be fun to take a look back in the archives to see what happened 10, 25 and 50 years ago each week.

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...

Torn From The Headlines: March 3, 1993

Indy Car teams won’t have to worry about a Japanese invader — at least in the near future.

Torn From The Headlines: Sept. 1, 1976

Cale Yarborough took another step toward his first Winston Cup NASCAR championship Sunday with a runaway victory in the Volunteer 400.

KNOXVILLE 2009: Four-Straight For Schatz

The 49th annual SuperClean Knoxville Nationals ran an extra 10 laps this year and that was a good thing for Donny Schatz.

LOOK BACK: No. 12 For Steve Kinser

Tyler Walker performs his cartwheel-back flip-round offs and P.J. Chesson celebrates victories by turning doughnuts and climbing the fence on the front straightaway.

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...

Torn From The Headlines – March 3, 2010

AMERICAN HERO: Dan Gurney sits in his Olsonite Eagle Indy car during practice for the 1968 Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (Chris Economaki...

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