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1992: Rain Left Darrell Waltrip Dancing

Davey Allison headed to Darlington (S.C.) Raceway on Sept. 6, 1992, with an opportunity to win the Winston Million bonus.

LOOK BACK: No. 10 For Schatz At Knoxville

When the big money was on the line Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway, Donny Schatz held off Kyle Larson’s last-lap challenge to win Knoxville Nationals for a 10th time.

Cuban Rebels Kidnap Juan Manuel Fangio

Juan Manuel FangioIn one of the most unusual events in auto-racing history, men identified as “rebel gunmen” kidnapped five-time World Driving Champion Juan Manuel...

Torn From The Headlines – May 26, 2010

LEAVING: A.J. Foyt pulls away from the pits after making a stop en route to winning the 1967 Indianapolis 500. It was his third...

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...

Torn From The Headlines – Sept. 15, 2010

50 Years Ago - September 14, 1960 Billy Spade clinched the modified stock-car championship by finishing second to Jackie Reinhard in the 25-lap headliner Friday...

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...

General Motors Committed To ‘Racing To Win’ In ’08, Beyond

Stories Of People Who Make A Living In Motorsports BY MARK KENT Guest Columnist Mark Kent is the director of racing for General Motors. General Motors has had...

Carolina Posse Was Feared Throughout The Southeast

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...

Earnhardt Ties Petty With Seventh NASCAR Championship

Even though there were still two races remaining, the 1994 NASCAR Winston Cup season ended for thousands of stock-car fans on Oct. 23 when Dale Earnhardt clinched his seventh series championship by winning the AC Delco 500 at North Carolina Motor Speedway.

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