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OLSON: Legends
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OLSON: Legends

OLSON: Legends

This year, August passed by me like Robert Bell’s sprint car at Oskaloosa, Iowa and it was a month of ups and downs. I started out the month on an incredible high, with the Bob Tattersall memorial sign dedication and unveiling ceremony in Streator, Illinois. Then I…
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OLSON: Old Friends
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OLSON: Old Friends

OLSON: Old Friends

Not too many years after the Great Compression, when I first started racing, there was nothing that could make me miss a race. I thought that if there was a race anywhere or anytime and I had a ride, I was going to be there no matter what else was happening…such as…
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BACON: Unsung Heroes
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BACON: Unsung Heroes

BACON: Unsung Heroes

Racing is a wonderful sport that brings enjoyment and pleasure to countless people around the globe, but I am going to let you in on a little secret. Racing is expensive. Nearly every team has many moving parts and contributors to keep things running up and down the…
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SULLIVAN: The SRX Factor
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SULLIVAN: The SRX Factor

SULLIVAN: The SRX Factor

Moments after Tony Stewart had swept around Kody Swanson to win his second consecutive SRX feature at his Eldora Speedway, the USAC Silver Crown cars hit the track. Even as the big cars circled around the half-mile, building engine heat, the crowd was buzzing. In some…
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AULD: Banner Day At Lernerville
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AULD: Banner Day At Lernerville

AULD: Banner Day At Lernerville

The Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup XXX went off without a hitch at Lernerville Speedway on July 20, with Brad Sweet earning the $25,000 winner’s check and his 14th World of Outlaws victory of the season. However, when it came to the buzz generated by the event, at …
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ARGABRIGHT: Steve Beitler Sells Skagit Speedway
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ARGABRIGHT: Steve Beitler Sells Skagit Speedway

ARGABRIGHT: Steve Beitler Sells Skagit Speedway

September 21 marks the end of an era at Skagit Speedway.After 20 years at the helm, Hall of Fame promoter Steve Beitler will be handing the reins to a new ownership group. Kevin Rudeen, Peter Murphy, and Mike Anderson have purchased the track through a group known …
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HOLLAND: PA Speedweek
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HOLLAND: PA Speedweek

HOLLAND: PA Speedweek

The 31st Annual Red Robin PA Speedweek is in the books, with Danny Dietrich coming out as the 2021 champion. Dietrich won the title without registering a win, with three-time Speedweek winner Brent Marks finishing second. Dietrich was consistent all week, resulting…
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DOTY: Lady Luck
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DOTY: Lady Luck

DOTY: Lady Luck

Sometimes in life you just have to have lady luck on your side.She was definitely on our side for the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series-sanctioned 33rd annual Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic presented by Racing Optics at Attica Raceway Park.In the…
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ARGABRIGHT: Not Yet
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ARGABRIGHT: Not Yet

ARGABRIGHT: Not Yet

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 easily when describing…
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DOTY: Pennsylvania History
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DOTY: Pennsylvania History

DOTY: Pennsylvania History

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 was never much interested in history…
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