ARCA Midwest Tour Director Mike Lemke, 62

Mike “Lumpy” Lemke, the original and only tech director for the ARCA Midwest Tour, died early Sunday morning following a brief illness.

Tomac Stars As Supercross Hits Tampa

Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, took over Raymond James Stadium for the first time in 19 years for round eight of the season in front of 42,411 fans

COLUMNS

PAUCH: Your Favorite Driver Reflects Your Personality

I guess you could say I didn’t have much of a choice in picking my favorite race car driver. I was born idolizing my father (Billy Pauch).

FROST: eSports Are Driving Big Spending

One of the hottest entertainment trends is eSports. This month we will take a look at the business and how motorsports fits into this economic sector.

HEDGER: 2017 SuperFans, Part 2

With order restored to victory lane following our rundown of the top finishers in the 2017 SuperFans contest, we’re ready to take a look at the second five finishers.

RACING NATION

Landon Brooks Tops Delta Karts

Landon Brooks led all 25 laps for the $750 Open Outlaw Kart feature during Saturday’s Delta Kart Showdown at Stockton’s Delta Speedway

Promoter & Track Owner Russell Hackett, 76

Racing promoter and track owner Russell Harrison Hackett, 76, died Friday at the Randolph Hospice House in Asheboro, N.C.

Road America Extends Partnerships With Multiple Brands

Road America officials have announced an extended five-year partnership with Lakeside Pepsi Cola as the exclusive provider of carbonated beverages and select non-carbonated beverages served at Road America.

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RACING HISTORY

Remembering Dale Earnhardt’s Daytona 500 Victory

Twenty years of trying, 59 successive races of sheer frustration, and countless questions of when ... when? When is over for Dale Earnhardt. The seven-time Winston Cup champion has won the Daytona 500.

The 1988 Daytona 500

Thirty years ago — on Valentine’s Day 1988 — a capacity crowd of 160,000 at Daytona Int’l Speedway and millions of fans watching on television saw a Hollywood-style finish to the Daytona 500.

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