Dalman prepares to warm up his no.49T machine on a sunny Saturday night at CMS.
Bellevue, Michigan’s Gregg Dalman views life from a different perspective, his vantage point is always behind a steering wheel. Throughout the week it is an 18-wheeler owned by Martin Transport that serves as Dalman’s window to the world, but on the weekends he trades that view for a much more exciting one; the cockpit of his no.49T 360ci Winged Sprint Car. Continue reading
Tyler Courtney slides his no.23c USAC Sprint Car through turn one during the 23rd annual 4-Crown Nationals at Eldora
There is no doubt that the legendary Eldora Speedway is the ruler by which all dirt track drivers measure themselves. Whether full-fendered or open wheel; Big E plays host to some of the most prestigious events in the world of auto racing. For 23-years one event in particular has been the breakout race for many drivers. That event is the Four Crown Nationals. Continue reading
Matt Pickard sits in line-up awaiting a great night of racing at Crystal Motor Speedway.
In Mid-Michigan Dirt Late Model racing it is hard to miss a hot-pink infused no.115. For two years the car has garnered a lot of attention, and although the number and scheme may be new, the driver behind the wheel has the experience and talent to make the car even more noticeable. Continue reading
Brenten DeYoung pilots the no.7D into place for heat races at Crystal Motor Speedway
Whether it is turning wrenches or turning laps; there is no doubt that Sheridan, Michigan’s Brenten DeYoung is most at home when near the rumble of an engine.
The young driver who will begin his Sr. year at Carson City-Crystal High School in a few weeks has a racing career before age 18 that many would envy in their veteran racing seasons. Continue reading
Birthday boy 3-year-old Eli Fellows cheers on the Street-Stocks as his uncle Ryan Flinn looks over the field from the flag stand at Crystal Motor Speedway.
On Saturday summer nights the quaint lake town of Crystal, Michigan changes from a serene village into a rumbling race town.
Just one block from the town’s main street, Crystal Motor Speedway multiplies the town’s population on race night. The 3/8-mile clay oval plays host to six divisions nightly and focuses on family fun. Whether you are visiting for the first time or you’re your tush is in the grandstands every week you can’t help but feel a part of the speedway when walking in the gate. Continue reading
Craig Mintz awaits the go-ahead to get pushed off for a hot-lap session at Attica Raceway Park
Competition; for some it’s a thrill that breaks the daily routine, but for others like Ohio’s Craig Mintz it is an essential part of existence. The young gun behind the wheel of the Real Geese no.09 Sprinter has lived for the thrill of victory since childhood. Continue reading
Dream weekend at Eldora is always intense and exciting!
In Rossburg, Ohio in early June you can almost feel an intensity in the air around a legendary speedway that sits just off of State Route 118. Combine emotions like pride, passion and determination and you have a dirt late model race that is a nightmare for some and a “Dream” for others. Continue reading
Brad Keselowski waves to fans as he finishes his trip across the “Mighty Mac”. Historical Mackinac Island can be seen in the distance.
When it comes to the state of Michigan, many images come to mind; most notably among them is the Mackinac Bridge. The beauty of engineering intertwined with the splendor of two of the great lakes, an island, and the unspoiled terrain of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula have made the bridge iconic. But, as most of us Michiganders know, the automotive industry and motorsports have their roots deeply planted in Michigan soil. Continue reading
Nate Dussel poses by his no.1 305 Sprinter at Attica Raceway Park.
When it comes to racing at Attica Raceway Park, there is no doubt that the weekly draw is the incredibly competitive 305 Sprint division. With an abundant amount Sprinters coming to do battle on a regular basis, just making the A-Main is a challenge. Winning a feature or a track championship puts any 305 driver in an elite group, a group that in recent years has been led by one man. Back-to-Back Attica 305 champion Nate Dussel is a very formidable foe. The young driver from Bradner, Ohio was raised on dirt and race fumes and his no.1 Sprinter is never too far from victory lane. Continue reading
Homestead Motorsports in Gladwin, Michigan specializes in Chassis distribution, manufacturing and custom set-up assistance.
Typically early April shows the signs of the emergence of race season. Green grass, buds on the trees, and warm breezes. This year for us Michiganders, this is definitely not the case.
Berlin, Winston, and Crystal have all already cancelled their openers while here in Northern Michigan we have snow in the forecast for the foreseeable future. Continue reading