Springing into 2017 At CMS

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The CMS Safety Crew and Street Stock drivers get ready to tackle the 2017 racing season

Sunshine, blue skies, and 80º is the epitome of a wonderful summer day, but when that day comes in April and you find yourself at one of Michigan’s premier race tracks…its pure perfection.

On April 15th Crystal Motor Speedway opened the doors on the 2017 racing season and not only was the weather incredible, the racing action was nothing short of impressive.

 

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Paul Grosnickle: Still Living His Childhood Dream

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Paul “Smokey” Grosnickle is a strong competitor in the Pro Truck division at Crystal Motor Speedway

With two feature victories and six top-five finishes under his belt so far in the 2016 season, Paul Grosnickle has proven that his #28 Pro-Truck is one to contend  with at Crystal Motor Speedway. Continue reading

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Racing Into The 2016 Season

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DeLayna got her first taste of being behind the wheel at Crystal Motor Speedway’s opener thanks to Paul “Smokey” Grosnickle

With temperatures ping-ponging all over the board, the Michigan tracks that have opened their doors for the 2016 have definitely had to deal with a multitude of struggles, but there is certainly no doubt that Crystal Motor Speedway had an absolutely beautiful weekend for their season opener back on April 16th. Continue reading

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Welcome 2016!!!

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DeLayna Jennifer Dubie joined our family and the racing community on April 5th, 2015.

2015 was a year filled with change and excitement for my family and me.   On Easter Sunday (April 5th) my husband and I welcomed a beautiful baby girl into the world.   DeLayna Jennifer Dubie changed our world and our priorities. My laptop time was replaced with feedings and diapers and smiles and giggles so to all those who are reading this…THANK YOU!   Thank you for sticking with me despite the year-long hiatus. Continue reading

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Spring is Here!

The calendar shows that spring has officially sprung, and although us in the northern states still show forecasts of below freezing temperatures and even some snow; it is a sign that warmer weather is on the horizon and with it will come the start of the 2015 racing season. Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!!!

cool santa14-1Wishing you all a very merry Christmas filled with friends, family and the wonder of God’s love.

As the green flag flies over 2015, I look forward to an exciting year ahead and sharing more stories with each of you.

Thank you all for reading and God bless!

-Darcie

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Eldora 4-Crown: Watching Racing Royalty

Eldora Speedway has always been home to exciting USAC Sprint Car racing action

Eldora Speedway has always been home to exciting USAC Sprint Car racing action

Since 1954 drivers have viewed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio as the ruler by which to gauge their success and adaptability.

For sixty years the “Big E” has played host to the biggest names in auto racing.   Drivers like AJ Foyt tackled the ½-mile high banks, and now in 2014 names like Andretti (Aldo’s grandson Jarett is a USAC regular) are still trying to master the track. Continue reading

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History In The Making: The National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame at Florence

2014 NDLMHoF Inductee; Bob Kosisiki's restored no.30 machine was one of many cars on display during the North/South 100

2014 NDLMHoF Inductee; Bob Kosisiki’s restored no.30 machine was one of many cars on display during the North/South 100

Tucked into the hills and narrow winding roads of northeast Kentucky sits one of the fastest and toughest dirt tracks in the nation; Florence Speedway.    The Walton, Kentucky track has been considered one of the toughest to tame by many of dirt Late Model racings fiercest competitors.  Because of its reputation, Florence is also the perfectly fitting home of the National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame. Continue reading

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UMP Summer Nationals: The Icing on The “Birthday” Cake!

Oakshade Raceway in Wauseon, Ohio is a hotbed of UMP DirtCar Saturday night excitement

In the middle of northern Ohio’s serene farmland; Oakshade Raceway looks as unassuming as its name suggests.  Looks are very deceiving though as the 3/8-mile semi-banked oval is a wicked-fast track where the Midwest’s best drivers come to play. Continue reading

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Livin’ The Dream at Eldora

Excitement & expectations are high at "The Dream" at Eldora.

Excitement & expectations are high at “The Dream” at Eldora.

Every June, a serene rural landscape in northern Ohio metamorphosis into a metropolis of sorts; almost overnight flat fields become campgrounds with thousands of American and racing flags flaying proudly, and all for one racing event.

The Dirt Late Model Dream at Eldora is a crown jewel event and truly the dream of any dirt late model competitor and with $100,000 awarded to the winner of the 100-lap main event on Saturday night it is no small wonder. Continue reading

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