Flashback Friday: Oh No, Let It Snow; Wintry Weather Interrupts Busch Series Race at Bristol

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — Story by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Mark Humphrey/AP photo — Bristol Motor Speedway’s spring NASCAR dates have hovered around March and April since the .533-mile track opened in 1961. A possible downside to running early in the season in Tennessee is the chance of inclement weather putting a damper on things. Most of …

Rear-View Mirror: The 2002 NAPA Auto Parts 500 at California Speedway; Johnson Grabs First Cup Win

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FONTANA, Calif. — Column by Race Chaser Online Correspondent Ethan Butler — NASCAR photo — When the NASCAR Winston Cup series pulled in to California Speedway (now Auto Club Speedway) for the 10th race of the 2002 season, everyone had their eyes on the veterans: Jeff Gordon, Dale Jarrett, Rusty Wallace and the like. No one expected a rookie to …

Throwback Thursday: Roulo Brothers “Go Green” to Dominate at Nashville Fairgrounds in 1992

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TOLEDO, Ohio – official series release by Don Radebaugh — ARCA Archives photo — Roulo Brothers Racing goes way back with the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards tour — back to the mid-1980s when they first showed up on the scene. It didn’t take the Midlothian, Illinois-based rookie team long to find Victory Lane, taking its first win at …

Throwback Thursday: Tom Scully Jr. Holds Off PASS Tour Best For Seekonk Cirelli Foods 150 Win

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SEEKONK, Mass. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — PASS photos — Tom Scully Jr. has won a lot of Pro Stock races in his career at Seekonk Speedway. He has scored wins in the season opener, wins at the annual 100 lap D.A.V. Fall Classic and wins in the middle of a tough regular …

Throwback Thursday: Sliced Bread; Logano Becomes Youngest-Ever Winner on NNS Circuit

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SPARTA, Ky. — Story by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Andy Lyons/Getty Images photo — A young Joey Logano broke into NASCAR’s top-three series with his Nationwide (now XFINITY) series debut on May 31 at the Dover International Speedway, less than a week after his 18th birthday. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver took over the No. 20 …

Throwback Thursday: 1968 Firecracker 400 — Won By Cale Yarborough, An Adventure For Kenny Martin

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — official team release — Wood Brothers photo — The Wood Brothers, Ryan Blaney and the Motorcraft/Quick Lane team return to Daytona International Speedway this weekend for the Coke Zero 400, a race the Woods have won eight times. The Woods also have five victories in the Daytona 500, and every one of those Daytona victories has …

Throwback Thursday: Dale Earnhardt Picks Up Lone Road Course Win at Sears Point

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SONOMA, Calif. — Story by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Getty Images photo — The Daytona 500, Coca-Cola 600 Brickyard 400 Southern 5oo: four big races that seven-time NASCAR Cup champion Dale Earnhardt won in his illustrious  27-year career. But one event that was missing on Earnhardt’s convincing resume; a victory on a road course. He came …

Throwback Thursday: 14 ARCA Races at Chicagoland Have Produced 14 Different Winners

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JOLIET, Ill. — Story by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — ARCA photo — The ARCA Racing Series will make its 15th trip to the 1.5 mile Chicagoland Speedway on Father’s Day Weekend. For the last four years, ARCA has run in conjunction with the NASCAR XFINITY Series, and before that with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. …

Throwback Thursday: The 24 Hours of Le Mans — The Race That Dale Earnhardt Dreamed Of

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As the 2015 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans prepares to kick off this weekend in France, Race Chaser Online offers this look back on a driver who never got the chance to compete in the legendary endurance classic — but once dreamed he could have seized the opportunity. LE MANS, France — official release — General Motors …

Throwback Thursday: Little E Gets Job Done; Becomes First Rookie to Win All-Star Race

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The following story is part of Race Chaser Online’s special ‘Month of May’ series both building up to Memorial Day weekend’s runnings of the Monaco Grand Prix, Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600 and paying tribute to several special dates during the month along the way. CONCORD, N.C. — Story by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — AP/Chuck Burton …

Throwback Thursday: Barrett Banks $10,000 at Seekonk; Cabral and Stergios Score Boston Louie Classic Wins

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SEEKONK, Mass. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Seekonk Speedway photo — For the tenth time in Seekonk Speedway history, the Action Track of the East opened for mid-week racing — open wheel style — on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The stage was set with a purse of over $30,000 up on the line …