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50 Years Of Oktoberfest

50 Years Of Oktoberfest

Race fans from across the country will gather at Wisconsin’s La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway next month for the 50th running of Oktoberfest, one of America’s premier short-track events.
Anyone who races has to enjoy it.  Otherwise the never-ending work and time spent going down the highway wouldn’t be worth it.
Sterling Marlin
While Clifton “Coo Coo” Marlin was known as one of the most successful independent drivers during his 14-year NASCAR career, his son Sterling’s claim to fame included a long and rewarding driving career highlighted by Daytona 500 victories in 1994 and ’95. 
Cacklefest Push-Starts
Larry Dixon had just lost by one-thousandth of a second to Mike Dunn in the Top Fuel semifinals of the 2001 NHRA Winternationals at California’s Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, and he was perturbed.
Bruce Martin
As auto racing enters the third decade of the 21st century, it continues to struggle with its place in an ever-changing sporting landscape. 

NHRA’s New Class System

With the rising cost of drag racing inspiring creative scheduling, the NHRA has used a rotating system to showcase a variety of popular part-time classes.
Ron Lemasters Jr.
There’s a question that’s been asked since the first day there were enough cars to race: Is auto racing a contact sport, or is it not?
Richard “Slugger” Labbe was a longtime fixture in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage area, but more than 30 years on the road every weekend took a toll on the Maine native.
Adam Fenwick
Justin Haley was the surprise winner of the Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona Int’l Speedway in July.
Dick Jordan (John Mahoney Photo)
Richard M. “Dick” Jordan, a longtime United States Auto Club vice president, and the club’s longest serving and most loyal employee, died Aug. 9 at the age of 74 following a battle with pancreatic cancer. 

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