The closest NASCAR Sprint Cup Series track is more than 400 miles away, the Chicagoland Speedway, but there’s plenty of racing excitement to be had at one small Minnesota town.
Elko Speedway is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The track has attracted racing legends like Jeff Gordon in years past. There will be dueling monster trucks, school bus racing, bull rides and a petting zoo for kids Saturday night at the “Eve of Destruction.”
“Register now for this one-of-a-kind event and help raise money for families and individuals transitioning out of homelessness and poverty! All proceeds benefit Bridging. Prizes are awarded for the fastest team, most money raised for Bucks for Bridging, and the best costumes!”
Minnesota cyclists are trying to save an aging track that’s in need of repair. The National Sports Center Velodrome has hosted several national championships, along with the 1992 Olympic trials. But the years have taken their toll on the outdoor track. When it first opened, engineers estimated it would last about 20 years in Minnesota’s harsh climate. That was 25 years ago.
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At a time when most drivers become more cautious and more attentive to their brakes, there are others who prefer to hit the gas. They’re the ones who create race tracks on frozen lakes so they can take slippery turns over and over again.
Reigning Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn has crashed while training ahead of her return to racing following major knee surgery.
Celebrating a resurgence of racing, Canterbury Park wrapped up one of its most successful seasons in its colorful history. Over the course of 69 days, attendance and handle, which is the amount of money bet on Canterbury races, rose to the highest levels since 1995.
In the simple beauty of the winter woods is heard a chorus of canines. Sharp barks and harmonious howls signal a kennel of sled dogs nearby and ready to run.
Warm temperatures and last night’s rain didn’t make ideal conditions for the World Cup ice boating competition on Lake Pepin Wednesday. But racers from eight different countries say they’re happy to find any good piece of ice this winter.
Interested in fighting off opponents while skating 40 mph downhill on an ice-coated race track outside the Cathedral in St. Paul?
When we think about pumpkins, most of us think about Halloween. But when these next people think about pumpkins, they think about boats — they grow ’em that big.
The biggest story at JR Motorsports wasn’t Danica Patrick this weekend. Well, not directly.
Shortly before the green flag at Richmond International Raceway for the Nationwide series race, news broke that longtime competition director – and sometimes crew chief – Tony Eury Sr. had left the company.
For the last time on the circuit, Danica Patrick turned her first laps at a track. Atlanta Motor Speedway is a “cookie cutter” 1.5 mile track, similar to Texas and Charlotte, tracks where Patrick has already been.
The spring Bristol Motor Speedway was not the same as the Bristol Motor Speedway the drivers came to this past weekend. After uneventful racing in the Spring, track owner Bruton Smith took bulldozers to the track and ground the top of the track, creating a whole new Bristol.
The last time Danica Patrick was at a road course, she ran one of the best races of the season. A last lap punt into the gravel by Jacques Villeneuve ended her run and caused a stir in the racing world. Villeneuve didn’t take responsibility but his actions resulted in an apology from Penske Racing and many fans and members of the community wondered if he should be allowed to continue to race.
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In a rare occasion, Danica Patrick wasn’t in the spotlight during pre-race media availability. Thanks to a rare road course weekend, JR Motorsports brought in road course “ringer” Ron Fellows, even making a contest on Twitter out of his appearance, calling it #Fellows5.
Before Saturday’s race, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. had won the last three races at Iowa Speedway. Even when his engine blew and he was wrecking with teammate Carl Edwards, he still came to the checkered flag first to keep his wining streak alive.
When Danica Patrick announced she was leaving IndyCar, she was also leaving all the IndyCar tracks that went along with the series. She made it known Indianapolis Motor Speedway would always be in her heart and she would one day go back – and win.
When the NASCAR Nationwide Series pulled into Chicagoland Speedway, Danica Patrick was at home. Literally. The Roscoe, Ill., native calls Chicago home and a win at the track nestled just outside the city would be extra special.
Danica Patrick came to New Hampshire bruised – literally and figuratively – after a bad weekend at Daytona.
Danica Patrick had a fast car. Danica Patrick had confidence. Danica Patrick was the one to beat. But at Daytona, nothing is guaranteed, especially a win.
Summer is the season of the runner. You see them on the street, on a path and around a lake. There are a select few, however, who follow a completely different route.
Extreme temperatures and intense heat have forced all live racing and Fourth of July festivities to be canceled at Canterbury Park.