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Great Lakes Edition: All Sprint Car Weekend Coming Up at I-96

One of my favorite racing weekends from the 2019 season was the first appearance of the American Sprint Car Series National Tour at I-96 Speedway. That weekend was circled on my 2020 calendar to cover because of the proximity and to see a series that had only made one previous appearance in Michigan would be received by the race fans. […]

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Great Lakes Edition: Tylar Rankin Finally Breaks Through to Victory Lane

Fourth generation race car driver Tylar Rankin from Coldwater, Michigan made headlines last week picking up the feature win with the Sprints on Dirt series at Butler Motor Speedway on Saturday. When you look at Tylar Rankin’s career statistics to date you will not find a long list of wins. Instead you will find a winding road with a little success in some higher profile moments with the potential of more wins in the future. […]

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Great Lakes Edition: Let the Season Begin!

The traditional start to the sprint car racing season in Michigan takes place Saturday at Crystal Motor Speedway when the Lane Automotive Sprints on Dirt visits Crystal Motor Speedway for the first of three appearances in 2019. […]

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T.J.’s Notebook from the Joker’s Wild

Eldora Speedway has changed significantly over my lifetime. Everything from the amenities to the race track itself has evolved over the 30+ years I’ve been venturing to Eldora. Even with all the changes I tend to be a creature of habit. I often order the same food, watch from the same locations, and park in the same spots. […]