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Sprint Car Hall of Famers
For those who have dedicated their lives to the sport of sprint car racing, there is no greater honor than induction into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame.
This year marks the 59th running of the NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals at Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway. SPEED SPORT, one of the few motorsports properties with a longer history than the Nationals, has covered every one of them.
Keith Waltz Mug
As we celebrate the 85th anniversary of the SPEED SPORT brand, join me on a stroll down memory lane.
Keeping Things Norman
Intensity, pressure and butterflies are some of the words sprint car drivers use when describing what it’s like to strap in at the Knoxville Nationals.
Joe Gaerte
From engine builder to driver to car owner to crew chief, Joe Gaerte has done it all when it comes to sprint car racing during the last 30 years.
Brad Sweet (Adam Fenwick Photo)
It seems like only yesterday that a baby-faced, sprint car sensation from Grass Valley, Calif., arrived in the Midwest in hopes of securing a first-class ticket on the express train from the bullrings of USAC to the superspeedways of NASCAR.
Weekly Racing At Knoxville
It is a beautiful June Saturday in Knoxville, Iowa. A couple from Oregon steps out of their car and approaches the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum.
Ralph Sheheen Mug
Eighty-five years is a long period of time. There are not a lot of things in racing older than SPEED SPORT.
Craig Dollansky (Ken Berry Photo)
Those who dedicate their lives to piloting race cars often have a difficult wake-up call when the alarm goes off signaling the end of a career.
Bergen Herald National Auto Racing News Logo
This is the editorial column authored by William Kay in the first issue of National Auto Racing News - now known as SPEED SPORT - on Aug. 16, 1934.

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