America's Foremost Motorsports Journalist Has Passed Away

Chris Economaki, the man frequently called the "dean of American motorsports journalism," has passed away at age 91. Economaki had been in racing journalism since he was 14, and was at the helm of National Speed Sport News for nearly 60 years. » 9/28/12 10:00am 9/28/12 10:00am

It Was All Part of the Fun

Chris Economaki slugged it out as an announcer for racetracks across the country before he took the helm of Speed Sport News, or wore the yellow jacket for Wide World of Sports. In the '50s Economaki had followed the promotional efforts of Sam Nunis to Sioux Falls, where he saw a bunch of guys unloading a… » 7/04/07 4:00pm 7/04/07 4:00pm

Great Achievements in Motorsport: AJ Foyt Interview


While there may or may not have been any more Elvis, Beatles, or the Rolling Stones in 1977, it was certainly the year that AJ Foyt won his fourth Indy 500. Tune in as Jim McKay, Jackie Stewart, and Chris Economaki don the mustard yellow sports jackets to bring you the constant variety of sport, then say so long… » 6/07/07 2:00pm 6/07/07 2:00pm