SPEED SPORT Magazine- Back Issue

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April, 2017

The April issue of SPEED SPORT Magazine salutes America’s short tracks. We highlight tracks from coast to coast, including interesting facts and figures, while profiling Lucas Oil Speedway, Bob Sargent’s Track Enterprises and we examine the recent explosion in popularity of dirt track racing. As well, we profile racing teacher Morgan Turpen and sprint car team owner Mike Heffner among others. Columnists include Ron Lemasters, Keith Waltz, Mike Kerchner, Bones Bourcier, Bruce Martin, Susan Wade, Adam Fenwick, Dave Argabright and Ralph Sheheen.  

May 2017

SPEED SPORT’s annual Indianapolis 500 issue features Alexander Rossi on the covering while investigating the importance of race strategists to the outcome of the world’s biggest race. We also look at the reign of the multi-car team in IndyCar racing and take a look back at two of A.J. Foyt’s biggest victories in 1967 and 1977. Ed Carpenter, Conor Daly and Juan Pablo Montoya are also profiled. We also look at the beer & barbecue persona of NASCAR veteran Clint Bowyer. Columnists include Ron Lemasters, Keith Waltz, Mike Kerchner, Bones Bourcier, Bruce Martin, Susan Wade, Adam Fenwick, Dave Argabright and Ralph Sheheen. 

June, 2017

The undisputed King of stock car racing, Richard Petty, turns 80 on July 2. SPEED SPORT takes a look back at his amazing career and how he became “The King.” We also take our annual look at dirt late model racing with profiles on drivers including Bobby Pierce, Earl Pearson Jr. and Ray Cook. We also recap the 101st Indianapolis 500 and look ahead to the 35th running of Ohio Speedweek. Columnists include Ron Lemasters, Keith Waltz, Mike Kerchner, Bones Bourcier, Bruce Martin, Susan Wade, Adam Fenwick, Dave Argabright and Ralph Sheheen. 

July, 2017

The hottest driver in all of motorsports during the month of June, Kyle Larson is featured on the cover of the July issue of SPEED SPORT Magazine. Larson tells SPEED SPORT how his NASCAR career is hitting the marks and shares his passion for open-wheel racing. We also examine the state of the Camping World Truck Series and look at what Monster Energy has brought to the NASCAR Cup Series. In addition, we profile motorcycle racers Jonathan Rea, Ken Roczen and Brandon Robinson, along with feature stories on Pocono Raceway, asphalt racing in Texas and USAC Silver Crown Series champion Chris Windom. Columnists include Ron Lemasters, Keith Waltz, Mike Kerchner, Bones Bourcier, Bruce Martin, Ron Hedger, Susan Wade, Adam Fenwick, Dave Argabright and Ralph Sheheen. 

2016: Issues

January 2016

Few would argue Mario Andretti’s place among the greatest race car drivers of all time. The legendary driver is featured on the cover of the January issue of SPEED SPORT Magazine and inside reveals insight to his amazing life from a refugee camp to Indianapolis, Daytona and places in between. Andretti also offers his views on today’s racing and racers. Also featured in this issue are legendary road racer Bob Bondurant, sprint car Hall of Famer Lealand McSpadden, motocross and off-road competitor Ricky Johnson and American road racer Townsend Bell. Also, learn more about the Daytona debut of the new Ford GT40 race car. Columnists include Ron Lemasters, Keith Waltz, Mike Kerchner, Bruce Martin, Susan Wade, Adam Fenwick, Aaron Burns, Dave Argabright and Ralph Sheheen.

 February 2016

Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart is kicking off his final season in the series with an attempt to win one NASCAR race that has eluded him — the Daytona 500. Stewart is featured on the February issue of SPEED SPORT Magazine and inside readers will find photos recapping his career and a feature on the 45-year-old driver, which includes Stewart’s thoughts on his plans to go dirt track racing following his NASCAR exit. Also featured in this issue are NASCAR elder statesman Greg Biffle, XFINITY Series champion Chris Buescher and ARCA driver Bo LeMastus. Writer Larry Lawrence explains how Daytona Bike Week became Daytona Bike Week new NHRA President Peter Clifford lays out his plans for the growth of drag racing. Columnists in this issue include Ron Lemasters, Keith Waltz, Mike Kerchner, Bruce Martin, Susan Wade, Adam Fenwick, Aaron Burns, Dave Argabright and Ralph Sheheen.

 March 2016

 Have you ever wondered about the challenges faced by sports car drivers when racing in the rain? It’s more than rain tires and windshield wipers. SPEED SPORT Magazine explores the art of racing in the rain in its March issue featuring the famed Corvette sports car splashing through the rain on the cover. The Haas F1 team begins its first Formula One season in March. SPEED SPORT explores how the team was built. Also featured in this issue focused on sports car racing are drivers Ryan Briscoe and Scott Pruett as well as single-make racing series that have become popular in road racing circles. As open-wheel racer Kevin Swindell continues to recover from injuries suffered in a crash last August, writer Shawn Miller details his recovery and the unique support system that has helped him through a difficult time. Columnists in this issue include Ron Lemasters, Keith Waltz, Mike Kerchner, Mandee Pauch, Bruce Martin, Susan Wade, Adam Fenwick, Aaron Burns, Dave Argabright and Ralph Sheheen.

 April 2016

Five-for-five! For the fifth consecutive year readers of SPEED SPORT Magazine and SPEEDSPORT.com have selected Ohio’s Eldora Speedway as their favorite track. While Eldora is featured on the cover, inside the magazine readers will learn about the promise track owner Tony Stewart and his team have kept to track founder Earl Baltes. Other tracks featured in the My Favorite Track issue of SPEED SPORT include New York’s Weedsport Speedway, Virginia Int’l Raceway, Gateway Motorsports Park and Phoenix Int’l Raceway. In March SPEED SPORT profiled Kevin Swindell’s recovery from devastating injuries suffered last month. This month we look at what role Swindell is playing in the pursuit of safer race cars. SPEED SPORT also examines the growing world of winged pavement sprint car racing and profile’s Robby Gordon’s Stadium Super Truck Series. Columnists in this issue include Ron Lemasters, Keith Waltz, Mike Kerchner, Mandee Pauch, Bruce Martin, Susan Wade, Adam Fenwick, Aaron Burns, Dave Argabright and Ralph Sheheen.

 May 2016

The 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 will be May 29 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The long, glorious history of The Greatest Spectacle in Racing is featured on the cover of the May issue of SPEED SPORT Magazine and recapped in detail within its pages.

SPEED SPORT asks the legends of the Indianapolis 500 what the event means to them. The answers are revealing. SPEED SPORT also takes a look at the traditions that made the Indianapolis 500 what it is, while also counting down 100 facts from Indianapolis 500 history. Turning away from Indianapolis, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Chase Elliott is profiled, while we also introduce readers to New York’s Bellinger family and recognize the 50-year celebration of the Trans-Am Series.

Columnists in this issue include Ron Lemasters, Keith Waltz, Mike Kerchner, Mandee Pauch, Bruce Martin, Susan Wade, Adam Fenwick, Todd Heintzelman, Steve Arpin Dave Argabright and Ralph Sheheen.

 June 2016

Josh Richards, known in the dirt late model racing world as “Kid Rocket” graces the cover of the June issue of SPEED SPORT Magazine, which focuses on dirt-track, stock car racing. Readers will get insight into how Richards approaches each race he drives in the No. 1 Rocket chassis. Also featured are late model drivers Darrell Lanigan, Mike Marlar and Kevin Weaver. Popular former sprint car driver Brad Doty tells SPEED SPORT about his life perspective and Romain Dumas discusses his quest to win the Race To The Clouds a second time. In addition, read about the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. Columnists in this issue include Ron Lemasters, Keith Waltz, Mike Kerchner, Mandee Pauch, Bruce Martin, Susan Wade, Adam Fenwick, Steve Arpin Dave Argabright and Ralph Sheheen.

 July 2016

Reigning MotoGP world champion Jorge Lorenzo graces the cover of SPEED SPORT Magazine’s annual salute to motorcycle racing issue. Inside readers will learn about Lorenzo’s whirlwind trip to the top of the bike racing world. SPEED SPORT also takes a look at the rising form of flat-track motorcycle racing known as Super Hooligan racing. American Superbike racer Nicky Hayden, flat-tracker Sammy Halbert and the Graves Yamaha racing team are also among the motorcycle racing features in this issue. SPEED SPORT also profiles Doug Fehan, the man behind the successful Corvette Racing road racing program and profiles dirt-track racers Robert Ballou and Justin Sanders. Columnists in this issue include Ron Lemasters, Keith Waltz, Mike Kerchner, Mandee Pauch, Bruce Martin, Susan Wade, Adam Fenwick, Dave Argabright and Ralph Sheheen.

 August 2016

Which 24 drivers are the best in the history of the Knoxville Nationals? Find out in the August issue of SPEED SPORT Magazine as our experts picked the Ultimate Knoxville Nationals A-Main field. As this issue pays tribute to sprint car racing’s biggest event, four-time Nationals winner Danny Lasoski is featured on the cover and the 57-year-old driver is profiled within the pages of the 82-year-old motorsports publication. Also featured are sprint car racers Chad Kemenah, Doug Wolfgang and Dave Blaney. SPEED SPORT profiles the legendary Peoria TT motorcycle race and readers get the chance to catch up with NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne. This month’s featured columnist is NASCAR champion and Eldora Speedway owner Tony Stewart, who shares his thoughts on tire soaking. Other columnists include Ron Lemasters, Keith Waltz, Mike Kerchner, Bruce Martin, Susan Wade, Todd Heintzelman, Adam Fenwick, Dave Argabright and Ralph Sheheen.

 September 2016

Jason Johnson pulled one of the most surprising upsets in the 56-year history of the Knoxville Nationals, the world’s biggest sprint car race. Johnson is featured on the September issue of SPEED SPORT Magazine, while many sprint car racing supporters take the opportunity to congratulate Johnson on his landmark victory. We also memorialize open-wheel racer Bryan Clauson, who lost his life in a crash in early August. In addition, the September issue focuses on drag racing. We explore John Force’s drag racing legacy and we ask Funny Car drivers what is so cool about driving one of these nitro-breathing beasts. We also profile Leah Pritchett, Kenny Bernstein, sprint car racer Mark Smith and Formula One champion Jacques Villeneuve. Popular motorsports columnist Bones Bourcier makes his SPEED SPORT Magazine debut. Other columnists include Ron Lemasters, Keith Waltz, Mike Kerchner, Bruce Martin, Susan Wade, Adam Fenwick, Dave Argabright and Ralph Sheheen.

 October 2016

The Ford GT had a triumphant return to sports car racing this summer, winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans in its debut at the Sarthe Circuit. Find out how this record-breaking car went from the drawing board to the race track and on to victory lane. SPEED SPORT Magazine examines several safety issues in motorsports, including how to know when to replace safety equipment, the rapidly changing scene in sprint car safety, the electronic shutoff system used in NHRA competition, SAFER barriers and steering wheels. Sprint car racer David Gravel and IndyCar Series team owner Dale Coyne are among those profiled in this issue. Columnists include Bones Bourcier, Ron Lemasters, Keith Waltz, Mike Kerchner, Bruce Martin, Susan Wade, Adam Fenwick, Dave Argabright and Ralph Sheheen.

 November 2016

The November issue of SPEED SPORT Magazine pays tribute to the late Bryan Clauson, while detailing how his Circular Insanity Tour captivated racers and fans alike as he pursued racing 200 times this year. Clauson is featured on the cover and in a three-page story written by Bones Bourcier. Also in this issue, SPEED SPORT examines Dan Gurney’s place in racing history and profiles new-era racers Bryce Menzies, Chase Briscoe and Greg Wilson. In addition, Doug Kalitta explains how driving sprint cars prepared him for Top Fuel dragsters and NASCAR racers Ryan Sieg and Jeremy Clements discuss racing on a budget. Columnists include Bones Bourcier, Ron Lemasters, Keith Waltz, Mike Kerchner, Bruce Martin, Susan Wade, Adam Fenwick, Dave Argabright and Ralph Sheheen.