Among other things, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in our great land. It’s a time to spread the word about what to look for, when and how you should get an exam and many other facts about this dreaded but treatable disease. For my part, Breast Cancer has had a deep and personal impact on my life and by affecting people that I love and respect. So every year during the month of October I have always asked the racers that were coming to any event I was involved in to show MORE
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- Todd TurnerTodd lives in Louisville, Ky., and serves as managing editor for DirtonDirt.com
- Dave ArgabrightDave lives in Fishers, Ind., and has been an auto racing broadcaster and writer for more than 30 years.
- Dustin JarrettDustin lives in Ada, Ohio, and is the announcer at the legendary Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.
- Robert HolmanRobert 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.
- Joshua JoinerJoshua lives in Columbia, S.C., and joined the DirtonDirt.com staff as a writer in November 2010.
- Kelley CarltonKelley Carlton lives in Woodruff, S.C., and is director of the Ultimate Super Late Model Series and Fastrak Racing Series. He also operates a marketing, public relations and event management firm.
- Mike SullivanMike Sullivan lives in Campbellsville, Ky., and has been a long-time, avid follower of Dirt Late Model racing
- Michael RigsbyMichael lives in Orland Park, Ill., and serves as videographer for DirtonDirt.com
Please indulge me for a while if you will. This blog is intended to show praise and allow me to brag on someone very important to me. For the better part of 20 years, I have been very fortunate to have the opportunity to work racing events with many guys that I include among my closest friends. Because of my full time profession in EMS, I tend to recruit guys from EMS and the fire service to work with me at racing events. And I must say that there have been so many times that we have been called MORE
A few nights back I was kicked back watching television when I stumbled across a documentary on HBO about the late comedian Richard Pryor. I have always enjoyed standup comedy and Richard Pryor is high up on my list of favorite comedians.
The documentary wound through Pryor’s at-times troubled life. Throughout the show there were short clips from many of Pryor’s various standup specials. I was drifting in and out of watching, maybe even dozing a bit, when the clip came on where Pryor was MORE
The shadows have grown longer, and summer has begun to run away. The deep green of the Ohio cornfields have started their transition to brown, and after a summer at play children fill area schoolyards. | Complete World 100 coverage
It is September, and once again the eyes of the world turn to Eldora Speedway. It is that magical weekend when it isn’t just another race, just another day, just another moment. It’s the World 100, the greatest and most significant weekend of the year for Dirt Late MORE
Sometimes there are signs that are just too obvious to ignore.
To most folks — especially normal ones — the song “C’mon N’ Ride It (The Train)” by the Quad City DJ’s would draw little reaction, short of changing the radio station. But thanks to Sirius XM Radio’s 90s on 9 channel, I frequently hear one-hit wonders like that one, which peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart after its release in 1996.
Ah, 1996. That was a good year. And just like those catchy new Target MORE