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April 27, 2017

Ignorance is bliss, right?

Sometimes we take the little things for granted. When your racing includes any kind of travel — even just a 30-mile weekly ride — you have to have somewhat decent equipment to get your car safely to the track and back. It hasn’t always been that way.

I remember my stepdad’s old single-axle trailer that he used in the ’70s. That thing was short and bowed in the middle from the heavy weight of those old ’55 Chevys. Back then I never thought much about getting to the races. You just MORE

April 13, 2017

Tire-rule curveballs


Just when drivers think they have something figured out, a rule comes along that changes what they think they know. Toward the end of last season, a couple of sanctioning bodies and tracks began experimenting with their tire rules. Tire rules in our sport are already about as varied as paint schemes, so naturally, as promoters and series directors began tweaking those tire rules, those little adjustments have been almost as varied.

Last August, officials at Eldora Speedway, which is a MORE

March 30, 2017

Slow down, go fast

I’ve heard a lot of racers — usually old geezers — say that you have to slow down to go fast. Believe it or not, a simple Google search of that phrase actually results in a slew of websites geared toward modern business practices. After a quick read through, you notice that most point to the same thing.

Slowing down relieves stress, eliminates mistakes and in the long run actually helps businesses gain productivity. That’s the overwhelming sentiment of the articles I read.

One website even MORE