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HOLLAND: Bloomsburg
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HOLLAND: Bloomsburg

HOLLAND: Bloomsburg

The closest dirt track that runs sprint cars to my Drums, Pa., address used to be Big Diamond Speedway in Minersville. However, since they built a dirt track inside the horse track at Bloomsburg Fairgrounds, I have a much closer dirt track to my residence. Bloomsburg…
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ARGABRIGHT: Special & Meaningful
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ARGABRIGHT: Special & Meaningful

ARGABRIGHT: Special & Meaningful

After all these years, Bob Frey came home to a town where he’d never been.He seemed genuinely surprised; that’s hard to figure when a guy is one of the all-time great sprint car racers on pavement. But as Frey was inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame …
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SULLIVAN: Civility
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SULLIVAN: Civility

SULLIVAN: Civility

I have been an educator for three and a half decades so I can speak with some authority about how one can end their college career prematurely. There are obvious precipitants like simply failing or not attending class. Those are easy ones. In my field which trains …
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BACON: Work Together
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BACON: Work Together

BACON: Work Together

The open-wheel, dirt-track community is finding itself in an atmosphere that has never been experienced in the past. A combination of several factors will, in my opinion, challenge the industry like never before throughout the remainder of this season. Extremely high…
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HOLLAND: Statistics
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HOLLAND: Statistics

HOLLAND: Statistics

When I was a child growing up during the early 1960s my best friend lived two houses down from me. He was a year younger and everything we did, whether it was baseball in the yard or basically any kind of game, he compiled statistics. He had it all written down and…
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BUFFENBARGER: Business Side
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BUFFENBARGER: Business Side

BUFFENBARGER: Business Side

When reading through this year’s induction class for the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame, one name that stands out is Tony Stewart. Stewart’s credentials driving in the United States Auto Club alone being the first to win the midget, sprint car and Silver Crown championships…
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ARGABRIGHT: Tires & More Tires
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ARGABRIGHT: Tires & More Tires

ARGABRIGHT: Tires & More Tires

So now it’s tires.After all the disruptions of the past two years, today we find ourselves in a crisis with racing tires. Costs are up — nearly $300 for a right rear, in many cases. Even worse, there is a shortage. Events are being cancelled because the supply of tires…
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SULLIVAN: Unvarnished Truth
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SULLIVAN: Unvarnished Truth

SULLIVAN: Unvarnished Truth

The great thing about heading into this spring and summer is the sense that at least some of the darkness that has enveloped us is slowly receding. It would suggest that nostalgia will reign supreme, and folks will long for the familiar and have a keen appreciation…
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BACON: Tire Issues
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BACON: Tire Issues

BACON: Tire Issues

Coming out of the Florida Swing, easily the hottest topic in open-wheel racing was tires.Whether it be about supply, quality, price or controversy over tire samples and testing, opinions are plentiful. For a fan on the outside looking in, and even for many active teams…
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HOLLAND: Speed Sport
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HOLLAND: Speed Sport

HOLLAND: Speed Sport

Anyone reading this right now is either holding SprintCar & Midget magazine in their hands or reading the magazine content online at Sprintcarandmidget.com. If you have the magazine in your hands, then you are reading the new version with one side SPEED SPORT and…
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