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Great Lakes Edition: Wish List for 2017

With the 2016 season completed in the state of Michigan I am already looking forward to next season. With that in mind I comprised a short “wish list” of things I would enjoy seeing in 2017. Some of these might be far fetched, but others seem reasonable. Hopefully we get to see some of them next summer. […]

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Great Lakes Edition: The Best of 2016

The 2016 sprint car season is complete for the state of Michigan. In honor of finishing off another season there are a few tracks, events, and people we want to highlight for what I feel were the most outstanding performances this year. […]

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Double dip is worth the effort for Michigan teams

Friday night at Hartford Speedway at least three Michigan teams will attempt to compete in both the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions and Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt presented by ARP events at Hartford Speedway. As of Wednesday drivers Chase Ridenour, Dustin Daggett, and Ryan Ruhl and their race teams plan on fielding separate cars to compete in both classes. […]

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The Twilight Zone Racing Season Continues

Last Thursday if someone would have told me the Little 500 would rain out, the leader of the Indy 500 would lose the race after hitting the wall coming off turn four on the final lap, and that I-96 Speedway’s World of Outlaws show would drag out until after midnight after a feature full of massive accidents I would have bet against that trifecta occurring. […]

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2011 Great Lakes Open Wheel Preview

By T.J. Buffenbarger Wyoming, MI — This weekend kicks off a busy spring, summer, and fall of great open wheel racing in Michigan. As of this article 74 short track open wheel programs scheduled for […]

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Butler Looks to Shake Up Schedule with Bigger Programs in 2011

Open wheel fans in the Great Lakes region wishing they could see some bigger open wheel programs closer to home should be able to rejoice for 2011. Denny Donaldson is working together with Butler Motor Speedway promoter Bob Garrett to bring back some more visible programs to the speedway including the All Star Circuit of Champions and an early season midget car program. […]

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Big Weekend for Michigan Open Wheel Racing

Opening weekend is a very appropriate phrase for fans of open wheel racing in Michigan this weekend as weekly programs at Spartan and Butler Speedways begin along with the Engine Pro ASCS Sprints on Dirt presented by ARP lid lifter at Crystal Motor Speedway Friday and Saturday. If the weather is nice Great Lakes area open wheel fans will have plenty of racing to choose from. […]