Keith Waltz

WALTZ: What Exactly Is An Encumbered Finish?

What the hell is an encumbered finish? According to NASCAR officials, it’s when the race-winning car has three or more missing lug nuts or fails the post-race laser inspection by a “significant” amount.

KERCHNER: DIRTcar’s New Gathering Of Clans

Call it the Back Gate Nationals. Call it anything you like for that matter, the inaugural DirtOne World Short Track Championship made quite a splash in the grassroots racing industry.

KENNEDY: Back In Time To Bakersfield Speedway

I recently made a sentimental journey back in time to a speedway I had not visited in 18 years.

ARGABRIGHT: Saving The Boyle Legacy

It was a long time ago, but I still remember the navigation process for a few dozen trips: turn the big steering wheel smoothly and guide the semi-truck off the I-65 expressway just north of downtown Indianapolis, wheeling west on 16th Street.

LEMASTERS: Observations From An Interesting Year

As we move ever closer to the end of the season, several observations come to mind.

FENWICK: Solving The Southern Modified Problem

There is a serious problem with modified racing in the Southeast and it needs to be fixed while the situation remains solvable.

MARTIN: Once Rivals, Penske & Menard Work Together

During the days of the “split” in Indy car racing, Roger Penske and John Menard played significant roles on opposite sides of the fence.

KERCHNER: Cast Your Racing Ballots!

We’ve given everyone a couple days to recover from Election Day, and now it’s time to make some more difficult choices.

KENNEDY: USAC-CRA Heads Back To Perris

The Oct. 15 AMSOIL USAC-CRA 410 sprint car race was the 19th race of the season for the series and ninth at Perris Auto Speedway. It had a field of 26

KENNEDY: Catching Some Sidecar Action

The AMA 1,000cc Sidecar National Championship was held earlier this month at Costa Mesa Speedway