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From The Archives: Bell Gets First WoO Victory
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From The Archives: Bell Gets First WoO Victory

From The Archives: Bell Gets First WoO Victory

Christopher Bell has been in the news this week after a torrid drive to a second-place finish in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Circuit of The Americas.
50 Years Ago: March 1974
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50 Years Ago: March 1974

50 Years Ago: March 1974

Failure of a front-suspension part was responsible for the March 22 fatal crash of American racing ace Peter Revson the South African Motor Club said.
Glory Days: Eldora Win Gives Gaerte Title
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Glory Days: Eldora Win Gives Gaerte Title

Glory Days: Eldora Win Gives Gaerte Title

At one point this season, it looked as if Rocky Hodges was going to run off and hide with the All Star Circuit of Champions sprint car title.
GLORY DAYS: Bobby Allen Conquers Bloomington
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GLORY DAYS: Bobby Allen Conquers Bloomington

GLORY DAYS: Bobby Allen Conquers Bloomington

Knoxville Nationals winner Bobby Allen put in a full night at Bloomington (Ind.) Speedway on Friday and when the night was over, Allen stood in victory lane with his sixth All Star Circuit of Champions sprint car victory of the season.
Golden State Racer Bob Scott
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Golden State Racer Bob Scott

Golden State Racer Bob Scott

In the years following World War II, a host of young drivers from California invaded Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
25 Years Ago: February 1999
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25 Years Ago: February 1999

25 Years Ago: February 1999

Bill France Jr. took the first step toward the door in the Benny Kahn Infield Media Center at Daytona Int’l Speedway.
GLORY DAYS: Hines Holds Off Yeley On Cold Ohio Night
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GLORY DAYS: Hines Holds Off Yeley On Cold Ohio Night

GLORY DAYS: Hines Holds Off Yeley On Cold Ohio Night

Defending USAC National Sprint Car Series champion Tracy Hines held off hard-charging J.J. Yeley by less than a car length to win the USAC sprint car feature during the second round of the Mopar Buckeye Nationals at Fremont Speedway.
90 Years: ‘NASCAR Bows To IMSA’
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90 Years: ‘NASCAR Bows To IMSA’

90 Years: ‘NASCAR Bows To IMSA’

IMSA vs. NASCAR, “The Match Race of the Century,” was the way Road Atlanta billed the John Greenwood-Bobby Allison race here Saturday.
Mahoney’s Memories: Terre Haute, 1959
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Mahoney’s Memories: Terre Haute, 1959

Mahoney’s Memories: Terre Haute, 1959

Of all of my memories, this is one of the most vivid. I was a “fan in the stands” when my buddy Fred and I visited the Terre Haute Action Track on Aug. 16, 1959.
GLORY DAYS: Gordon Bids Farewell To USAC
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GLORY DAYS: Gordon Bids Farewell To USAC

GLORY DAYS: Gordon Bids Farewell To USAC

The media and track announcers built it up as the “Farewell Show” for Jeff Gordon, who will move full time to NASCAR racing next season, and USAC racing.