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Nowling Is A Big Man With A Big Heart

GIBSONTON, Fla. Captain Jack strides across the wooden porch, the boards creaking as he gestures. This is his place, 10 acres of Florida retreat,...

HEDGER: The Long Look

It might be due to our involvement with the Saratoga Automobile Museum, where I’m currently developing an extensive NASCAR oriented main gallery exhibit for a June opening

HEDGER: Silver Crown Brings High Water Mark At Oswego

OSWEGO, N.Y. Nothing makes a promoter any happier than grandstands bursting with fans.  So even though NASCAR star Kasey Kahne was the promoter of...

HEDGER: Trading In Writer’s Notebook For Racing Helmet

MALTA, N.Y. As John Cahill and I pushed his Edmunds cageless midget across the pit area at the recently paved Albany-Saratoga Speedway, I asked if...

O’LEARY: Hoosier Pit Pass

A new book has come out within the last month and it is pretty good. No, it is really good.

Daron Clayton Is One Exciting Performer

STANFORD, Ind. During each off-season, the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame bestows Wild Card awards on drivers in the three sprint-car categories it honors....

BURNS: Around The Track

The first thing I remember are the lights. If you were at the 1992 Winston, NASCAR’s first superspeedway night race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, you know what I’m talking about.

HEDGER: ‘Kramer’ Theory Lives During Super DIRT Week

Devoted fans of the “Seinfeld” television series will recall the episode where Jerry’s friend, Kramer, offered his “even-steven” theory.

How About Some Weather Proofing For Drag Strips?

JOLIET, Ill. One of the classic comedic lines from “The Andy Griffith Show” came from the loveable Barney Fife character: “Take Alexander Graham Bell —...

People Give Winternationals Timeless Quality

POMONA, Calif. Winternationals come. Winternationals go. The thread that’s woven through the durable fabric of it all, of this National Hot Rod Ass’n spectacle...

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