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It’s snowing like mad in New York and racers are packing up for the annual migration to Florida for Speedweeks, the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park and the Winter Dirt Games at Bubba Raceway Park
Ray Evernham has been after us for years to come by and see his collection of vintage race cars and this year we finally made it.
Another NASCAR Hall of Fame vote is in the books and, as always, whittling the 20 candidates down to the “final five” was extremely difficult
We’ve run into SuperFans Ben Trask, Harold Brossman and Bruce and Pat Eckel at the Speedweeks races and all were wondering about the amateur or “ticket buyers” finish.
Before the formal presentations begin at the Nov. 26 “Lost Speedways” program, Saratoga Automobile Museum visitors can enjoy a variety of memorabilia other fans and racers have brought to share

HEDGER: The Long Look

The buzz in the local racing world as the season winds down has centered on two things: track championships and Super DIRT Week at Oswego
We visited the famed Thunder Road Int’l Speedbowl to present co-owner/promoter Tom Curley with his well-deserved Eastern Motorsport Press Ass’n Hall of Fame statue
Bud Moore had a long career as a car owner, using “country boy” skills honed to perfection to win 63 races and back-to-back NASCAR Grand National championships with Joe Weatherly, plus a Trans-Am title with Parnelli Jones.
The checkered flag has officially waved on SuperFans 2015, as we’re now ready to review the season summaries of those dedicated ticket buyers who didn’t quite make the elite top five in our Amateur division rundown.
As promised, we’re back with part two of SuperFans 2015, a rundown of the top-five standings in the Amateur, or ticket buying, segment of our yearly look at who goes to the most races across America each season.

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