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Dirt-Track Racing Is Gaining Momentum As We Speak

Stories Of People Who Make A Living In Motorsports By Roger Slack Guest Columnist Roger Slack is Director of Events at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. Born To Promote: Slack’s...

Clark Is More Than A GM, He’s City Manager At AMS

Stories Of People Who Make A Living In Motorsports BY ED CLARK Guest Columnist Ed Clark is president and general manager of Atlanta Motor Speedway. Fast Fact: Clark...
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LOOKING BACK: Saldana Is An Ironman

SPEED SPORT has been reporting on and covering motorsports happenings from all over the world for 85 years.

LOOKING BACK: Hodnett Is National Open Star

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.

Torn From The Headlines – Oct. 13, 2010

A.J. Foyt, 25, of Houston, Texas, held off Jim Hurtubise to win the Ted Horn-Bill Schindler Memorial Sunday at Pennsylvania’s Williams Grove Speedway. Hurtubise challenged Foyt throughout the 50-lap feature, but fell a car length short at the checkered flag. With the victory, Foyt clinched the U.S. Auto Club’s Eastern sprint-car championship.
LOOKING BACK: Christopher Bell's

LOOKING BACK: Christopher Bell’s First USAC Win

Christopher Bell may be a present-day star in the NASCAR Cup Series, but his journey to the top began with a victory in 2013 at Lincoln Park Speedway.

Race On Daytona Beach Started The Momentum For Stock Cars

DIGGING DEEP: A large crowd lines the beach course as cars bounce through the rutted track during the 1936 race on the beach at...

Torn From The Headlines – May 5, 2010

TALENTED DUO: Noted car owner and mechanic Banjo Matthews (right) leans in to chat with driver Donnie Allison prior to a 1968 NASCAR Grand...

Auto Racing’s Worst Tragedy Plagues 1955 Le Mans Enduro

A BAD DAY: The cover of the June 15, 1955, issue of National Speed Sport News captured the tragedy at Le Mans. (NSSN Archives...

Trying To Take Command Of The Los Angeles Market

Stories Of People Who Make A Living In Motorsports BY GILLIAN ZUCKER Guest Columnist Gillian Zucker was named president of California Speedway in June of 2005. She...

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