Canadian Promoter Bob Slack, 88

Legendary Canadian race track promoter W.R. “Bob” Slack died Monday afternoon at Juravinski Hospital. He was 88

Coby Ready For Open Wheel Wednesday

Doug Coby, of Milford, Conn., will head to the Tri-Track Open Modified Series season opener at Seekonk Speedway on June 28 with a vengeance.

COLUMNS

FROST: Sponsor Loyalty Key In Racing

In this month’s edition of Business of Speed, we will explore an important variable affecting a company’s decision to be involved in motorsports.

RODDA: A Midwestern Racing Road Trip

When traveling the Midwest one necessity is to be flexible. Racing plans are always tentative based on weather, and three changes in track choices have occurred this year.

WADE: From Burgers To Top Fuel

With a cheery spring in her step and a perky greeting for her customers at Tony’s Deli in Anaheim, Calif., just across the freeway and a couple of miles from Disneyland, the young server hustles to deliver a Big Mikey and a Sheepherder.

RACING NATION

Mayer Eyes Title After Summer Shootout Victory

Despite only being 13 years old, Sam Mayer has already spent most of his life in a race car with his sights set on a Bojangles’ Summer Shootout championship this summer at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Cornell Leads The Way At Double-X

It was the "Battle of the Badges" version of Sunday Night Thunder at Double-X Speedway

Dave McManus Rules Spartan Modifieds

Dave McManus started on the pole of the 75-lap modified feature event, would lose the lead on two occasions, but fought back to claim the commanding victory Sunday at Spartan Speedway

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RACING HISTORY

Dan Gurney’s Proudest Moment

During a career of diverse and remarkable achievement, Dan Gurney’s proudest moment, and perhaps his most significant victory, came 50 years ago when he won the 1967 Belgium Grand Prix in a car of his own design and construction.

Wilbur Shaw: 80 Years Later

Wilbur Shaw was a small town Indiana boy who grew up wanting nothing more than to become a professional race car driver. He became a great one.

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