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Welcome to TJSlideways 3.0!

October 28, 2009

If you are a regular reader of you may have noticed some changes we implemented. Welcome to what I refer to as “TJSlideways 3.0”. [...]

TJ’s Notes and Quotes from Rumble in the Expo 2002

December 29, 2002

Mike Fedorcak became the first driver to win midget features at both the Memorial Coliseum and Exposition Center in Fort Wayne after his victory on Friday night. Fedorcak may limit his racing now to the confines of indoor arenas, but he is still a threat to win every time he straps in a car. Fedorcak uses the indoor races as motivation to keep in shape all year. [...]

World Series Sprintcars Vs The Parramatta Posse?

December 12, 2002

Saturday morning while most people in America will be sleeping (or out partying) the Australian version of sprint car civil war will be taking place at Parramatta City Raceway as the World Sprintcar Series takes on the strongest weekly program of sprint cars in the land Down Under. [...]

Quickie Version of the Labor Day Weekend 2002

September 6, 2002

When a person goes to races as long as I have in my short lifetime only a few weekends really stand out amongst the others. I have a feeling down the road this past Labor Day weekend will be one of those as I took in four different tracks in four nights. During those four events I saw Late Models (I'm not proud), AVSS, USAC Midgets, All Star Sprints, and 305 sprints. [...]

Notes and Quotes Fit For a King (Joey the XIXth that is)

July 20, 2002

Joey Saldana scored the biggest win of his career on Saturday at the 19th annual Kings Royal at the Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. Joey is now the ninth different driver to wear the crown. Saldana's previous best finish was a fourth place during his previous eight starts. [...]

One Can Really Go Home Again

June 15, 2002

Two weeks ago Friday night rolled around and I ended up getting out of work quite a bit later than I had originally planned. After figuring out how much time I had vs. how much time it would take to drive to my original destination, I called my Dad and told him I was going to Ionia Raceway Park this week. This trip was not for a sprint car race, but mainly to check out what is going on at the track I call home. [...]

DRC Indy Makes a Huge Splash at Hartford

June 8, 2002

Imagine pouring your heart and soul into designing and building your very first race car and having a future NASCAR star drive it into victory lane the first night out of the box. Joe Devin could never imagine in his wildest dreams a debut for the new DRC chassis as took place at Hartford Speedway Park during the All Star Circuit of Champions event. Kahne drove the new car to victory in it's very first outing lapped up to the eighth place car. [...]

It’s Just Gas City, and Gas City Rocks!

June 1, 2002

After driving through clouds dark enough to make myself think, "This has to be one of the dumbest things I have ever done", the trip was made worthwhile as the rain held off so I could see another instant classic at the Gas City I-69 Speedway. The stellar field of cars put on one whale of a show from the heat races all the way to the feature event. [...]
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