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BYRD: Cut Tire Ends Promising Irwindale Run
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BYRD: Cut Tire Ends Promising Irwindale Run

BYRD: Cut Tire Ends Promising Irwindale Run

Editor’s Note: Nathan Byrd is a 21-year-old racer who is embarking upon an intense racing schedule that will see him race in more than 10 different series and multiple forms of race cars, including sprint cars, asphalt late models, formula cars and midgets. SPEED SPORT…
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FENWICK: Hemric Putting Late Model Racing On Hold
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FENWICK: Hemric Putting Late Model Racing On Hold

FENWICK: Hemric Putting Late Model Racing On Hold

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Daniel Hemric loves short-track racing.The Joe Gibbs Racing NASCAR Xfinity Series driver made a name for himself on short tracks across the Southeast long before he got his opportunity to race in NASCAR.He first landed in the public eye when he won…
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ARGABRIGHT: Two Tracks Working Together
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ARGABRIGHT: Two Tracks Working Together

ARGABRIGHT: Two Tracks Working Together

INDIANAPOLIS — Teamwork generally is best.Indiana’s Anderson and Winchester Speedways have forged a unique relationship for this season, joining forces to promote a couple of events by putting up a bonus to the driver who can win both.The Hoosier Double Down incentive…
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KERCHNER: 30 Years Of Racing Memories
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KERCHNER: 30 Years Of Racing Memories

KERCHNER: 30 Years Of Racing Memories

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Thirty years.That’s exactly how long this writer has reported on motorsports for the SPEED SPORT brand. In June 1991 with a Chevrolet Chevette loaded to the gills, I left my native Ohio for New Jersey to join the SPEED SPORT staff led by Chris Economaki…
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WALTZ: Excess Dust & Flying Race Cars
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WALTZ: Excess Dust & Flying Race Cars

WALTZ: Excess Dust & Flying Race Cars

HARRISBURG, N.C. — Extremely disappointed when the new clay racing surface at The Dirt Track at Charlotte produced billowing clouds of dust during last fall’s season finales for the World of Outlaws sprint cars and late models, track officials have been working diligently…
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LEMASTERS: For The Love Of Paint Schemes
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LEMASTERS: For The Love Of Paint Schemes

LEMASTERS: For The Love Of Paint Schemes

CONCORD, N.C. — As I write this, the annual spring pilgrimage to Darlington (S.C.) Raceway is in full song. This is important, and I think you know why.NASCAR, and motorsports in general, is a sport that has a rich and varied history and, in an attempt to keep that…
SEELMAN: Racers Helping Racers (And Writers!)
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SEELMAN: Racers Helping Racers (And Writers!)

SEELMAN: Racers Helping Racers (And Writers!)

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – This writer found enough excitement for one year packed into a 12-hour span following the conclusion of the opening night of Indiana Midget Week on Thursday.Lost car keys are one thing, but lost car keys in the dark, within a relatively vast – and…
BYRD: A Win & A Flip During A Busy Week
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BYRD: A Win & A Flip During A Busy Week

BYRD: A Win & A Flip During A Busy Week

CLERMONT, Ind. — Last week was an insanely busy week that started at New Jersey Motorsports Park and ended at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indiana.It started really positive as I was able to get a win with the Skip Barber Race Series at New Jersey Motorsports Park. I was third…
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BOURCIER: Bobby Unser Was Pure 500
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BOURCIER: Bobby Unser Was Pure 500

BOURCIER: Bobby Unser Was Pure 500

INDIANAPOLIS — For the rest of time, he will be remembered best for two things: His mastery of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and a towering confidence that showed in his driving, his walk and his talk.But in 1963, when he first found out he’d be racing at Indy, Bobby…
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SHEHEEN: A Trip Through Indy’s History
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SHEHEEN: A Trip Through Indy’s History

SHEHEEN: A Trip Through Indy’s History

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — We had the opportunity to take in the GMR Grand Prix for the first time at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and it was tremendous to see fans back at the world’s most famous race course.It was great to spend time with two of the sport’s living legends…
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