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T.J.’s Weekend Notebook: Week of the Weird

By T.J. Buffenbarger Between rain, races held at alternate locations with 24-hours’ notice, and unusual accidents last week the 2019 Ohio Sprint Speedweek will be remembered for a long time. The past couple of years […]

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T.J.’s Notebook: Prioritizing in the Rain

Every spring there are at least a couple of weeks where a large portion of the races around the country are cancelled due to weather. This is not only problematic to fans, race teams, and track operators. It’s very problematic to us. Having a business that is based on racing news and not having any results during a busy time of year is a challenge I’ve been tackling for over 20 years. […]

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T.J.’s Notebook: Monday Chili Bowl Preview

By T.J. Buffenbarger With continued growth that seems to defy any kind of logic that applies to motorsports the Chili Bowl Nationals kicks off today with the first preliminary program on Monday in the 33-year […]

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T.J.’s Notebook: The Canadian Nationals Wasn’t Supposed to Happen

Early in 2018 Ohsweken Speedway owner Glenn Styres and general manager Clinton Geoffrey were making places for the upcoming 2018 racing season. When news came that Ohsweken would be losing access to most of the land they were using to park cars and campers for the 2018 season it put the future of the Canadian Sprint Car Nationals and the track’s World of Outlaws series dates in doubt. […]

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T.J.’s Notebook: Royal Wrap-Up

By T.J. Buffenbarger The best teams I have witnessed in sprint car racing have a combination of preparation and talent that puts them in situations to capitalize on opportunities when everything is not going according […]