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ARGABRIGHT: Not Yet

ARGABRIGHT: Not Yet

Dave Argabright
July 22, 2021 The performance of Kyle Larson over the past couple of seasons has been spectacular, to say the least. Sprint cars, midgets, dirt late models, NASCAR…Larson has the Midas touch and the steering wheel turns golden at his command. Superlatives come…
DOTY: Pennsylvania History

DOTY: Pennsylvania History

Brad Doty
July 20, 2021 I was invited to speak at the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing, which is located at the historic Latimore Valley Fairgrounds and race track in York Springs, Pennsylvania. But what isn’t historic when it comes to things in Pennsylvania? I…
AULD: Jason Sides Battles A Chevy Pickup

AULD: Jason Sides Battles A Chevy Pickup

Doug Auld
July 18, 2021 “He came up behind us a couple of times. I thought he was getting close. And then he fell way back, and then the next thing you know he’s getting close again, and he hit us.” Jason Sides recalls the…
ARGABRIGHT: Bill Lipkey

ARGABRIGHT: Bill Lipkey

Dave Argabright
June 24, 2021 The other day, a story about how racing promoters deal with the media caught my eye, and within a paragraph or two Bill Lipkey came lumbering into my mind. Bill was already an Indiana institution when I began covering racing…
OLSON: The Ghost of Gomer

OLSON: The Ghost of Gomer

Kevin Olson
June 23, 2021 For as long as I can remember – which is usually right around six days, two hours, and 41 minutes – May 1 has been almost as big as Christmas. Back when I was a kid, I had to walk…
SULLIVAN: Good News From The East

SULLIVAN: Good News From The East

Pat Sullivan
June 21, 2021 As Levi Jones was set to depart Speedway, Ind., and head to Pennsylvania, it was in less than ideal circumstances. I don’t know about Jones, but I instinctively looked at every corner on Main Street fully expecting The Weather Channel’s…
HOLLAND: The Bloomsburg Revival

HOLLAND: The Bloomsburg Revival

Allan Holland
June 18, 2021 The Bloomsburg Fair in Pennsylvania has been taking place for 166 years. The fair started way back in 1855, which was even before the Civil War. I have been attending the fair since I was a kid in the 1950’s.…
AULD: Midget Racing Isn’t A Contact Sport

AULD: Midget Racing Isn’t A Contact Sport

Doug Auld
June 17, 2021 How did midget racing become a full contact sport? To anyone watching over the years, the shift has been obvious, and more and more drivers are openly expressing concerns as well. It was always understood that “rubbin’ is racing” and…
DOTY: Attica Raceway Park

DOTY: Attica Raceway Park

Brad Doty
June 16, 2021 The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series recently ran at Attica Raceway Park. With the WoO-sanctioned Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic presented by Racing Optics coming up on July 13, this year will mark the first time…
BACON: The Little 500

BACON: The Little 500

Brady Bacon
June 15, 2021 This year I was able to experience my first Anderson Speedway Little 500. It was one of the most unique events I have ever been a part of and had an atmosphere all of its own. This year marked the…
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