The Racing Legacy of Kenny Rogers

By Walter Elliott Scores of competitive sprint car chassis and film clips of closed Southern short track ovals may be indirect and perhaps unintended legacies of the late vocalist Kenny Rogers, who died at his Georgia home on March 20, 2020. Kenneth Roy Rogers’...

Do You Have a Kirk Douglas Trophy in Your Attic?

By Walter Elliott Racers, locals and their descendants in and around Syracuse, New York, might be scouring their attics and basements for materials on a 1955 “Kirk Douglas Trophy” promotional road rally in the city since the passing on February 5 of the...

CSS Staff in the News

CarShowSafari.com’s Motorsports Editor Bob Marlow has been nominated for this year’s Junie Dunlavey Memorial Spirit of the Sport Award by the Eastern Motorsports Press Association (EMPA). EMPA, founded in the early 1970s, is comprised of racing writers and...

Simone Museum Honors a Racing Legend

By Walter Elliott An estimated 110 people learned about Tazio Nuvolari and got a close look at four of the pre-World War II cars he drove or replicas thereof at the Simone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia on Monday, September 28, 2019. Visitors, for about...

The Rise & Fall of Automobile Racing at Dorney Park

by Paul Weisel In 1860, Solomon Dorney developed a fish hatchery on his land southwest of Allentown, Pennsylvania, and began to hold weekend fishing contests.  He later added picnic groves, a swimming pool, and a few playground rides for families who spent the day...
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