July 16, 2012
Once upon a time, entry level stock car divisions at local bullrings across the country were filled with the glorious growl of American V8 engines.
SHORT TRACK: The Great Helmet Scam
July 1, 2012
The majority of auto racing sanctioning bodies mandate safety equipment for drivers. Like all regulations, these mandates have become increasingly burdensome over time.
SHORT TRACK: Super Cup Ansel’s Tire Super 50 Review
June 15, 2012
If you were hoping for a wild victory celebration in this column, well… so was I. But the Pack Motorsports/Boschett Timepieces/McGunegill Engines Special had a lousy night at Motordrome Speedway in Pennsylvania this past weekend despite the best efforts of my fantastic crew. We’ll get to that in a minute.
I have a quick story for you first.
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As racetracks across the country continue to close, I sometimes wonder if Americans realize what they’re missing.Read More
SHORT TRACK: 2012 Hoosier Hundred Review
May 26, 2012
On Friday night at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, several thousand die-hard race fans got a glimpse of what real auto racing is supposed to look like. The 59th running of the Hoosier Hundred was held on the appropriately named “Track of Champions,” the historic one-mile dirt oval where Barney Oldfield drove a mile in less than a minute for the first time in history on June 19, 1903.Read More
SHORT TRACK: Hoosier Hundred Still Reigns Supreme
May 23, 2012
I would like to invite you to attend an auto race with me this weekend. But first, let me tell you a quick story.
It was 11 o’clock on a Saturday morning and I was tired of job hunting. Since graduating from college the previous spring my time was consumed with courting my lovely bride-to-be and finding a job. But thank goodness, this particular Saturday was set aside for fun.Read More