NASCAR driver profile: Jimmie Johnson
By: Hannah Rice Myers
Ask any race car driver on any given day why they love to race and they will tell you that it's something that you're born with. It's a passion that you either have or you don't, a passion that never dies. There is one thing...
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...
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...
NASCAR biographies: Terry Labonte
By: Meg A Wright
Born November 16, 1956, Terrance Lee Labonte's was quickly introduced to racing by his father who enjoyed working on them as a hobby.At only 7 years of age, Labonte began racing in quarter-midgets. By the time he was nine, he already had a national...
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...
NASCAR driver profile: Jimmie Johnson
By: Cicely Richard
Jimmie Johnson represents the new generation of auto racers who are drawing new fans to the sport. Like many of his contemporaries, he was introduced to the world of racing at a young age. From those early beginnings, he has risen to become a popular...
NASCAR driver profile: Tony Stewart
By: Dena White
Name a race, pick a car, choose a venue and Tony Stewart has won them all. From the first time he put his go-kart on the track at Westport, Indiana in 1978, to becoming the driver of the #20 Home Depot Camry, owned by Joe...
NASCAR legends: Cale Yarborough
By: Cicely Richard
William Caleb Yarborough was born on March 27, 1940 in Timmonsville, South Carolina, to a tobacco farmer. Yarborough was the first stock car driver to win three consecutive NASCAR championships, a record that still stands today. Because of his overall record of 83 wins, he's...
NASCAR driver profile: Kasey Kahne
By: Cicely Richard
Kasey Kahne, handpicked by owner Ray Evernham, is changing the image of NASCAR. Not since the emergence of Jeff Gordon has someone become the sex symbol of auto racing. His good looks have drawn a legion of female fans to the sport. But, the 2004...

 

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