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Salt Preservation: Portion of Bonneville Salt Flats resurfaced

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An estimated 2,000 tons of salt were successfully deposited on the mud surface at the end of the access road to the Bonneville Salt Flats. More »

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Auto racing’s history on display at Pennsylvania’s EMMR

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  Story and photos by Ron Kowalke For anyone interested in getting up to speed on the history of auto racing in America, there’s no better place to learn than the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing (EMMR). The museum, located … More »

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Henry Ford’s ‘Sweepstakes’ rides again

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Need your racing fix in the off season? Check this out! NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Carl Edwards takes the ride of a lifetime as he gets behind the wheel of Henry Ford’s first and only race car, Sweepstakes. More »

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Celebrating 110 years of British motor car history at Sunbeam Studios

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  A dozen pre-war motor cars with a combined age of over 1,000 years returned home on Sept. 8 to the place they were made, at Sunbeam Studios, Ladbroke Hall, in North Kensington. The first purpose-built car factory and showroom … More »

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Going Green: Colorful Miller 8 bucked racing superstitions

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William Miller of Frankfort, Ind., took to the track in his green, vintage Indy racer during the Harry A. Miller Club’s “Millers at Milwaukee” meet on July 12-13 in Milwaukee, Wis. More »

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Don’t miss Corvette Racing Legends at the Simeone Museum

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The Simeone Automotive Museum will present a special “Corvette Racing Legends” event this weekend – on Nov. 16-17. Guest of honor for the event will be Doug Fehan, GM’s Corvette Racing manager. Joining Fehan in the Saturday discussion will be … More »

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John Fitch, legendary racer and safety advocate, dies

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John Cooper Fitch, a legendary racer and a pioneer in automotive safety, died of cancer Oct. 31 at his home in Connecticut at the age of 95. More »

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Chevelle puzzle solved: Race car comes full circle

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Heinke Trapp was just 7 years old when his father purchased a pair of 1970 Chevrolet LS-6 Chevelles to help promote Quality Chevrolet (now Trapp Chevrolet), his dealership in Houma, La. After a few years of racing, this white one was sold and thought gone forever. But then, to Trapp’s amazement, it resurfaced a few years ago. More »

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Tribute roast set for Linda Vaughn, the ‘First Lady of Motorsports’

Linda Vaughan with Steve Davis of the Barrett-Jackson auction company. (John Gunnell photo)

By John Gunnell Linda Vaughn — who is best known as the “First Lady of Motorsports” — will be roasted by racing and performance personalities at the end of August. Set for Aug. 29 at the Sports Castle — the … More »

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