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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. [...]

TJ’s Take: Time to kick back and enjoy the popcorn…

October 19, 2015

I’ve had a lot of questions about my opinion on Sprints on Dirt, the new Great Lakes Super Sprints series, and Michigan Sprint Car Racing overall. The announcement of Barry Marlow’s series has not really changed my opinions at all. [...]

Hammers leading the revival of Millstream Speedway

August 19, 2015

This Sunday UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions will visit Millstream Speedway in Findlay, Ohio for the second time this season. 20 years ago an All Star visit to Millstream would be a normal thing, but for most of the past 20 years except for some short stints of operation Millstream has remained devoid of racing action. For the first time since 2010 that has changed with Randy and Lisa Hammer signing a lease agreement to operate the Speedway in 2014. One year later Millstream has held two events leading into Sunday’s second visit with the All Stars. [...]
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