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By: Alison Bowler
Few American racing drivers compete in the World Formula 1 championships most prefer to drive in the homegrown NASCAR type races. There are a few notable exceptions such as Dan Gurney and Phil Hill. The first American driver to win the world championship and the...
The appeal of dirt track racing
By: Anthony Leek
Throughout many parts of the United States and Canada, Oval Dirt Track Racing has a long and deep rooted history. In the Midwest in particular, over seventy years of racing on dirt tracks has developed into generations of families getting and staying involved over the...
Auto racing: Different car classes
By: Anthony Leek
In Auto Racing, there are hundreds of different classes throughout the world. Those classes can be put into categories of their sanctioning bodies, organizations that have a common set of rules for each class at a number of different racing venues. For instance, in NASCAR...
Should Nascar Superspeedways be Banned
By: michiemac
I do not even understand why anyone would ban a race. These races are a part of history. The towns that races travel to bring in great revenue. The fans come and support one of the best sproting events ever invented, and the drivers are...
By: Lynette Alice
Born February 27th of 1910 in Cincinnatti, Eyland Theodore Von Horn went on to become both a tragedy and a legend during his racing career. A legend in that he compiled the best ten year streak of finishes in Indianapolis 500 history, a tragedy in...
By: Royce Radcliffe
Superkarts are racing's model of efficiency. They are basically souped up go-karts which are so well crafted that on average they outperform larger, more powerful models. They have their own special leagues and have carved out a definitive niche in the world of racing.Superkarts...
By: Sherry Law
Don't make the mistake of thinking of these critters as just over-sized go-carts. They have about as much in common with your garden variety go-cart as a chimp does with Einstein. Using the gearbox and engines from a motorcycle and 4-wheel disc brakes, these unique...
A guide to drag racing
By: Jaimela King
The NHRA Powerade Series tour, passes through twenty US cities giving fans plenty of opportunities to witness the speed, spectacle and and creative engineering displayed at these events. Drag racing involves two vehicles - cars or motorcycles - competing against each other on a straight...
By: Cicely Richard
Growing up in a rural area, I've ridden in a variety of recreation machines. I'll never forget going over bumpy ground in my friend's go-cart. Although I wasn't overly adventurous, I think of the times I could have killed myself on that thing. Adults now...
Biographies: David Purley
By: Jaimela King
David Purley was running his MARCH 731GS at the Dutch GP in Zandvoort in 1973, close to another competitor named Roger Williamson. The left tire on Roger's car exploded while they were doing the eight lap, having just negotiated the left right flick. The March...

 

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