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1. 150 Facts About Kansas City 150 Facts About Kansas City 2000 List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.

2. At KCI Sunday: Knievel Tops at Talking, Too At KCI Sunday: Knievel Tops at Talking, Too April/24/1974 Photo and biographical article about Evel Knievel, "the famed jumper of motorcycles," planning to "soar from ramp-to-ramp over the cabs of 10 huge trucks Sunday afternoon at Kansas City International Raceway,...

3. Auto Speedway Built under Difficulties Auto Speedway Built under Difficulties November//1922 Story with drawings and photos about the construction of a new speedway for car races.

4. Autoparade to Open Speedway September 16 Autoparade to Open Speedway September 16 August/29/1922 Announcement of the opening of Kansas City's new (in 1922) automobile racetrack at 91st and Holmes Roads, costing $500,000 and to be attended by 60,000 people.

5. Do You Remember the Kansas City Speedway? Do You Remember the Kansas City Speedway? April 9, 1973 The Kansas City Speedway was built by Jack Prince and Art Pillsbury at 94th and Holmes Road. The floor of the track was made of 2 x 4's laid on edge; over a million feet of lumber were used. It was 1.25...

6. Elm Ridge Track Racing Events Elm Ridge Track Racing Events March 22, 1905 This booklet features the program of October 17, 1908 for 11 races, including ladies, motorcycle, and special challenge competitions held at Elm Ridge track in Kansas City. Features member roster and committees...

7. Flawless Work by Evel Knievel Flawless Work by Evel Knievel April/29/1974 Photos and biographical article about Evel Knievel and his successful motorcycle jump over 10 trucks at Kansas City International Raceway in front of 10,000 fans.

8. Horse Racing Preceded Casino in Riverside Horse Racing Preceded Casino in Riverside September-December 2013

9. Journal-Post Old Car Run Journal-Post Old Car Run circa 1930s Man and woman sitting in an early-model automobile and dressed in early twentieth-century clothes. The man appears to be wearing a fake mustache. A sign on the cars reads "Journal-Post Old Car Run 83."...

10. K. C.'s Wooden Race Track Passed into Oblivion 61 Years Ago K. C.'s Wooden Race Track Passed into Oblivion 61 Years Ago July/3/1985 Article with photos and history of the site of only four races in two years at 94th and Holmes Road, the last being on July 4, 1924.

11. Kansas City. ..The Way We Were Kansas City. ..The Way We Were //1981 Two large photos of the Kansas City Speedway at 94th and Holmes Road in 1923, the site of that year's national championship.

12. Kansas City Centennial Souvenir Program Kansas City Centennial Souvenir Program 1950 History of the Greenlease Motor Company, founded in 1909 by Robert Greenlease, Sr., "forty-two years a Cadillac dealer," coming to Kansas City about the turn of the century "[f]rom a farm near Slater,...

13. Kansas City Speedway Racing--The Greatest Thrill of All! Kansas City Speedway Racing--The Greatest Thrill of All! July/30/1922 Full page ad with a large illustration of the Kansas City Speedway for its grand opening in 1922, headed by general manager E. E. Peake in the Gloyd Building.

14. Kansas City's Weekend Racers Kansas City's Weekend Racers June//1982 Sports Car Club of America racers Bob Burrows, Wally Erickson, Pat di Natale, and Steve Eberman profiled in local racing league.

15. Kansas City's Wheel Man Has Fatal Heart Attack Kansas City's Wheel Man Has Fatal Heart Attack August 5, 2008 Greg Weld, a Kansas City-born driver and auto-racing entrepreneur, died August 4, 2008, at the age of 64. He started his career as a race driver beginning in the U.S. Auto Club sprint cars series in the...

16. Kansas City, Ks: Land of Expansion Opportunities Kansas City, Ks: Land of Expansion Opportunities October//1999 Special section of the magazine about development opportunities opening related to the Kansas International Speedway in the western part of Wyandotte County and downtown Kansas City, Kansas.

17. Kansas Speedway Kansas Speedway Photos, illustrations, maps, and information on the Kansas Speedway, an automobile racetrack in western Wyandotte County, Kansas (part of the unified government with the city of Kansas City, Kansas) opened...

18. Kansas Speedway Adding 1,500 Seats Kansas Speedway Adding 1,500 Seats December 1, 2004 More than 1,500 new seats are being added to the Kansas Speedway facility in Wyandotte County which will bring the seating capacity to about 82,000. Also new concession and restroom facilities will be...

19. Masten Gregory: Totally Fearless Masten Gregory: Totally Fearless 2004 Biography of Masten Gregory, a legendary racecar driver also known as "The Kansas City Flash." During his career, Gregory was known for his courageous, aggressive driving style. The author speculates that...

20. Mud, Sweat and Tires Mud, Sweat and Tires March 22, 2006 In the column "Castle's View," the author remembers his fascination with Olympic Stadium and stock car racing. The stadium was located on the north side of Truman Road, just west of where I-435 would be...