21st Annual New England Speed Meeting “Gathering of the Faithful”

This Meeting is for All Types of Vintage Speed 4’s, 6’s, 8’s, Flatheads, Nailheads, Hemi’s, Dragsters, Gassers, Stock Cars, Sprint Cars, Midgets & Vintage Motorcycles

Whatever Happened To NASCAR Cup Driver Lake Speed?

Lake Speed has got to be one of the coolest names for a race car driver ever.  Some of you may remember him driving the “Cartoon Network” car, or perhaps the “SPAM” car back in the 1980s-1990s.  What happened to him after he stopped racing stock cars?

Dr Pepper & 23XI Racing’s SPEED Institute Announce 2022 Tuition Award Recipients

Mooresville, N.C. (Jun 17, 2022) — Dr Pepper and 23XI Racing today announced the 23 recipients of the 2022 SPEED Institute Tuition Program. The annual program is designed to provide tuition support and opportunities for students seeking to work in motorsports in a variety of fields, including marketing, communications, human resources, finance, engineering and trade disciplines.

New Zealand Truck Racing Team Sticks With Allison Transmission For Land Speed Record Attempts

AUCKLAND – Dave West Motorsport, a race team competing in the New Zealand Supertruck Racing Championships, is building a custom Freightliner M2 Supertruck with an Allison 4500 Series™ fully automatic transmission as part of an attempt on the New Zealand and World land speed records for heavy trucks over both 0-500 metres and 0-1,000 metres.

North East Race Cars and Speed Returns to Stafford Speedway’s Contingency Program

(Stafford Springs, CT)—For the second consecutive season, Northeast Race Cars and Speed will be a presenting sponsor in Stafford Motor Speedway’s contingency program.  Northeast Race Cars will present a weekly $150 bonus to each SK Modified® feature winner and will also have their parts trailer on hand in the paddock to offer Stafford teams trackside parts and service.

Dr Pepper And 23XI Racing Speed Institute Announce Return Of Tuition Program

Mooresville, N.C. (March 31, 2022)—Dr Pepper and 23XI Racing announced today the return of the Dr Pepper and 23XI SPEED Institute Tuition Program for 2022. The tuition program provides $5,000 each to 23 college students pursuing their interest in a career in the motorsports industry. Two tuition recipients will also receive an internship in their field with 23XI through the 23XI SPEED Institute. 

Larson, Bowman qualify on the DAYTONA 500 front row; Villeneuve, Gragson get in on speed (qualifying results)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Reigning NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Larson has started 2022 off the way he ended 2021 – out front. The 29-year-old Hendrick Motorsports driver won the pole position for Sunday’s Daytona 500 season-opener with a lap of 181.159 mph in the No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet Wednesday night at Daytona International Speedway.

Winged Mad Dog IV Returns to Daytona Where It Shattered Speed Record

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Bob Osiecki’s winged wonder Mad Dog IV, which shattered the international closed-course speed record at Daytona International Speedway in 1961, now calls the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America home. The unusual looking machine was designed (with a little help from Georgia Tech) and built by Bob Osiecki, who hired drag racer Art Malone to wheel it to a record lap of 181.561 mph.