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September 24, 2015

Cutting edge tools


I have a love/hate relationship with the evolution of Dirt Late Model racing. On one hand, I’m not a huge fan of the cookie-cutter style bodies these cars have nowadays. I like the old wedge cars and appreciate the guys who add a little bit of innovation to their creations.

I realize we couldn’t keep going with the big cheese wedges and something had to be done, but if we made that change to save money on engines, I’m not seeing it. I wasn’t a fan of the small-bodied cars either, the ones MORE

August 27, 2015

Fast tracks to nowhere

Despite living in a pretty rural place, I get a lot of questions about my race car and the races I attend. I’ve found that most people are truly interested in what’s going on. Perhaps that’s just a byproduct of a small town. I’ve lived in Lynchburg, Tenn., for more than 12 years and before anyone knew my name, I was that guy who lived by the park with the race cars in the driveway.

There have been a handful of times where we have had three or four race cars sitting around, either covered MORE

July 16, 2015

Shakespearean success

Jim DenHamer

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”

Oh that Willie. He certainly had a way with words. It’s doubtful, however, that upon reflection of their recent accomplishments, neither Bobby Pierce nor Jonathan Davenport will conjure up any of William Shakespeare’s prose.

Both Davenport and Pierce (pictured with his father) have raced their way into the history books with a pair of noted achievements in the last six weeks. Davenport — arguably the sports hottest driver after sweeping a MORE