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Adam Fenwick
As SPEED SPORT celebrates its 85th anniversary, I realized I am celebrating an anniversary of my own.
A.J. Foyt (1) shows the way during a championship car field at the DuQuoin (Ill.) State Fairgrounds in 1973.
Throughout SPEED SPORT's 85 years, thousands of photos have appeared in the pages of National Auto Racing News, National Speed Sport News and now SPEED SPORT Magazine.
SPEED SPORT means different things to different people.  Reading the columns in the 85th Anniversary issue, there is no denying it has fed people’s passion for motorsports for the past 85 years. 
Max Verstappen’s wheel-banging victory against Charles Leclerc in Austria will go down in history as far more than just an exciting race.
The question we’ve fielded most often over our years with SPEED SPORT is “How did you get to be a writer with them?”  
Chris Economaki (left) interviews Roger Penske. (NSSN Archives Photo)
No celebration of the 85th anniversary of SPEED SPORT would be complete without remembering Chris Economaki.
Chris Economaki was more than a journalist, more than a broadcaster and more than an editor.
Since 1934, SPEED SPORT has been covering motorsports all over the world. As we celebrate our 85th Anniversary, we decided to take a look back at some important moments in SPEED SPORT history.
Ron Lemasters Jr. Mug
What was going on in the world 85 years ago?
He was the best storyteller who ever walked through a dusty pit area, or sat down in an air-conditioned media center. 

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