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Torn From The Headlines – Aug. 18, 2010

50 Years Ago - August 17, 1960 Colorful Allen Heath, known to West Coast race fans as the “Seattle Screwball,” claimed his third-straight California Racing...

TFTH: Kinser & Lasoski Return To The Outlaws

After a season of unrest, the world of winged 410 sprint car racing made a giant leap Friday with the return of championship drivers Steve Kinser and Danny Lasoski to the World of Outlaws Sprint Series.

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: Owens Lives The Dream

SPEED SPORT has been reporting on and covering motorsports happenings from all over the world for 85 years.
Rain helped the Peugeot team win the 2009 Petit Le Mans.

LOOKING BACK: Rain Rules The Petit Le Mans

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.

PHOTOS: USAC At Winchester May 1968

Check out this classic photo gallery shot by our own Chris Economaki during a USAC sprint car event held at Winchester (Ind.) Speedway on May 5, 1968.

Torn From The Headlines: May 20, 1998

It was a great day for the state of Texas during Saturday’s Indianapolis 500 pole qualifications as Billy Boat won the pole for team owner A.J. Foyt of Houston.

Torn From The Headlines: June 11, 1969

Art Pollard, 42 years young, survived a first lap crash Sunday, got into another car and won his first national championship ever at a record breaking 112.-157 miles per hour before a record crowd of 41 789 at State Fair Park.

LOOK BACK: Delay Can’t Stop Blaney In Knoxville

Lightning lit up the sky, rain pelted the track and tornadoes were nearby. All the weather postponed the 37th annual Amoco Knoxville Nationals Championship feature races one day.

Torn From The Headlines – Feb. 3, 2010

THE GRID: Eventual winner Cale Yarborough in the Wood Brothers No. 21 and Lee Roy Yarbrough in a Junior Johnson-prepared machine shared the front...

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