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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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BUFFENBARGER: Historic Venues
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BUFFENBARGER: Historic Venues

BUFFENBARGER: Historic Venues

Historic venues in any sport are viewed by fans and competitors with a certain reverence. The opportunity to watch or compete on the same grounds as legendary athletes before them draws a certain alure. One of those historic venues in our sport, is the Terre Haute (…
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ARGABRIGHT: “Galen”
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ARGABRIGHT: “Galen”

ARGABRIGHT: “Galen”

Galen Fox is fighting back.March 17 was a typical day, and Galen was busy in the engine shop. He spent much of the afternoon working on pistons and rings, spending time at the mill and the lathe. He took time to chop some wood for the stove and was generally up and…
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SULLIVAN: Things Have Changed
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SULLIVAN: Things Have Changed

SULLIVAN: Things Have Changed

The early morning text that we had lost Kevin Olson was sobering to say the least.I first really spent time with K.O. during the Belleville Midget Nationals in the 1980s when he terrorized the lounge of the Bell-Villa Motel armed with stink bombs and quips.In that …
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BACON: The Action Track
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BACON: The Action Track

BACON: The Action Track

As we approach the beginning of what I would call the “regular season” in open-wheel racing, there are many things to be excited about. New series, bigger events, bigger purses and the anticipation of how new team combinations will fair against the established competition…
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HOLLAND: A Busy Season
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HOLLAND: A Busy Season

HOLLAND: A Busy Season

It’s always been a short off season in Central Pennsylvania sprint car racing. Some parts of the country tracks are open for four or five months and then they are done.The Central PA season concludes at BAPS Motor Speedway the second week of November and opens again…
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BUFFENBARGER: 34 Years At Attica
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BUFFENBARGER: 34 Years At Attica

BUFFENBARGER: 34 Years At Attica

For the 34th time in history Ohio’s Attica Raceway Park fired off sprint cars in the cool March air.It seems difficult to imagine that much time has passed since Attica first opened its gates in 1988. Compared to several of the tracks that feature sprint car racing…
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ARGABRIGHT:  John Sawyer
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ARGABRIGHT: John Sawyer

ARGABRIGHT: John Sawyer

John Sawyer says hello.He’s living in Sarasota, Fla., these days, enjoying life and spending his time reading and keeping in touch with longtime cohorts. Too many of which, he laments, are leaving us. Most recently, for example, Roger Rager and Kevin Olson.Losing friends…
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RICHIE MURRAY: Out Of Gas
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RICHIE MURRAY: Out Of Gas

RICHIE MURRAY: Out Of Gas

Pushing a car for a mile-plus on a busy California highway is one of those activities most people would much rather forget.But when that memory involves a pair of Hall of Famers and yourself, that’s one that never exits your memory bank.Whether we’d like to admit it…
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SULLIVAN: Insurance
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SULLIVAN: Insurance

SULLIVAN: Insurance

I peered into my work mailbox and when I spied a thick white envelope, I nearly groaned out loud. The calendar told the story, it was time for open enrollment and I was again tasked with selecting from a menu of insurance options. Let’s be clear. I’m a lucky man to…
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