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Great Lakes Edition: Home Game

June 2, 2016

Since the ASCS Lucas Oil Sprint Car tour presented by MAVtv and the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series schedules were announced I had this weekend circled on my calendar. Amidst an extraordinarily busy time in the region for sprint car racing the stars lined up properly for ASCS to appear at Hartford Motor Speedway on Friday night and the World of Outlaws Saturday at I-96 Speedway. [...]

T.J’s Notebook from the 2016 Pay Less Little 500

May 29, 2016

Kody Swanson's road to becoming the first California driver to win the event did not come easy. Swanson ended up having a very eventful evening involving lapped traffic, spinning out, front end damage, and holding off one of the most decorated sprint car drivers in route to the victory. [...]

Great Lakes Edition: looking forward to 2016

February 10, 2016

T.J. lists the shows he is looking forward to the most locally during the 2016 season along with a list of open wheel dates that have been announced so far for the upcoming season in the Great Lakes State... [...]

T.J.’s Notebook: Australian teams grind between Brisbane and Sydney

January 11, 2016

Several sprint car teams in Australia over the weekend put their dedication to the test competing at Archerfield Speedway Saturday and Brisbane and Valvoline Raceway near Sydney on Sunday. This might seem like a typical two day weekend for most race teams. The difference in this case is Archerfield and Sydney Speedways are separated by 913 Kilometers (567 miles). [...]

T.J.’s Notebook: Breaking down the schedules

December 10, 2015

The Performance Racing Industry trade show is filled with cool cars, seminars, vendors, and great nightlife. That’s all fun, but the one thing I look forward to every year are schedules. Opening day of PRI has become Christmas Morning for racing fans ready to officially unwrap schedules from some of their favorite National and Regional touring series. Thursday was no different with six schedules being released. [...]

T.J.’s Afternoon Notebook: Doty Classic comes full circle

November 3, 2015

For Attica Raceway Park promoter John Bores and General Manager Rex LeJeune today’s announcement of the Brad Doty Classic returning to Attica in 2016 is having a whirlwind of events coming full circle. Bores and LeJeune took over at Attica right after the announcement that the Doty Classic was moving to Limaland Motorsports Park in the midst of some uncertainty over the future at the 1/3-mile oval in the sleepy town of Attica, Ohio. Over the past 10 years of hard work and paying attention to minute details the return of the Doty Classic is a product of their effort. [...]
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