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March 6, 2014

Lower-cost alternative?


For the longest, I have been a proponent of a cheaper form of racing. I’ve considered Crate racing and I’ve urged promoters to come up with a true economy engine for Late Models.

I’m happy to say that I received a lot of feedback from both of those blogs, both through this website and from folks at my local tracks. It’s always nice to get feedback from people you see every weekend, yet never realized they were DirtonDirt subscribers who followed along with my sometimes senseless babble. MORE

December 23, 2013

Moments of clarity

Every Christmas I look forward to watching the holiday classics on television. I rarely watch one from reel to reel anymore. The madness that is the holidays often prevents that.

Instead, I’ll typically catch one in the middle and watch it until the end, or catch one from the start and watch it through my favorite scene — or until it’s time to roll out the door and tackle another chore.

I love “Christmas Vacation” and it’s multitude of unforgettable quotes, and I still get a laugh out MORE

November 21, 2013

Why skimp on safety?


Lately there’s been a lot made about the safety of drivers in our sport, especially since the grinding crash that involved Hall of Famer Billy Moyer at the World Finals in Charlotte a few weeks ago. That’s the way it usually works: race hard until someone gets hurt.

We typically look at things after the fact. It’s human nature.

It’s been well-documented that Moyer’s wreck puts him on a list in 2013 that includes high-profile drivers like Don O’Neal, Josh McGuire and Austin Hubbard. All MORE