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  • Kevin Kovac
    A convert from big-block modified racing, Kevin is a senior writer and editor with DirtonDirt.com. He lives in Ephrata, Pa.
  • Todd Turner
    Todd lives in Louisville, Ky., and serves as managing editor for DirtonDirt.com.
  • Dave Argabright
    Dave lives in Fishers, Ind., and has been an auto racing broadcaster and writer for more than 30 years.
  • Dustin Jarrett
    Dustin lives in Ada, Ohio, and is the announcer at the legendary Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.
  • Robert Holman
    Robert lives in Lynchburg, Tenn., and is the editor & publisher of the Moore County News. Along with operating Jimmy Gray Motorsports, he's covered Dirt Late Model racing since 1990.
  • Kelley Carlton
    Kelley Carlton lives in Woodruff, S.C., and is series director of the National Dirt Racing League. He also operates a marketing, public relations and event management firm.
  • Michael Rigsby
    Michael lives in Bloomington, Ill., and serves as CEO and videographer for DirtonDirt.com
Todd Turner Dave Argabright Kevin Kovac Robert Holman Kelley Carlton
February 22, 2015

Volusia superlatives


BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Recapping the 44th annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park with a list of superlatives from two UMP DIRTcar-sanctioned events and three World of Outlaws Late Model Series shows at the half-mile oval (complete Speedweeks coverage):

Best driver: Without a doubt, it was Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga. The superlatives surrounding the 39-year-old driver’s 2015 DIRTcar Nationals performance could fill a volume all its own, but the basic fact is this: he won four of the MORE

February 16, 2015

Ocala superlatives

Heath Lawson

OCALA, Fla. — Recapping the fourth annual Bubba Army Winternationals at Bubba Raceway Park with a list of superlatives from one UMP DIRTcar-sanctioned event and two World of Outlaws Late Model Series shows at the 3/8-mile trioval (complete Speedweeks coverage):

Best driver: Josh Richards, of course. Proving that he didn’t lose a step while sitting out most of the 2014 season with nerve problems in his hands, the 26-year-old star from Shinnston, W.Va., contended for victory in all three races. MORE

February 15, 2015

East Bay superlatives


GIBSONTON, Fla. — Recapping the 39th annual Winternationals at East Bay Raceway with a list of superlatives from six Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series events at the third-mile oval near Tampa (complete Speedweeks coverage):

Best driver: Who else? Winningest Winternationals driver Billy Moyer of Batesville, Ark., who won three races and posted five top-five finishes, increasing his East Bay victory total to 36. He owns an unprecedented six multiple-victory weeks at East Bay: 1986, ’90, ’91, MORE

February 8, 2015

Golden Isles superlatives


Recapping the Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing at Golden Isles Speedway with a list of superlatives from the three Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series programs at the 4/10-mile oval near Brunswick, Ga. (complete Speedweeks coverage):

Fastest driver: Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, Ga., who three times set fast time and — provided his car wasn’t overheating or leaning on a broken right-front suspension — clearly was the driver to beat all weekend. Nevertheless, he didn’t find glory until MORE

February 3, 2015

Escape from winter


It’s a harsh reality.

Racers throughout middle America and the Northeast have noticed something that happens with unfailing consistency: winter. By February much of the nation is locked into a deep freeze, making outdoor racing an impossible notion. | Complete Speedweeks coverage

There was a time when racers spent the winter indoors, leisurely working on their stuff and counting the days until spring. The idea of racing in February was farfetched to say the least, so competitors and fans simply MORE