Austin Wonch: Enjoying Every Moment

IMCA Modified Standout Austin Wonch poses next to his #98 at Crystal Motor Speedway.

Living only 4-minutes away from one of Michigan’s premier dirt tracks, Crystal, Michigan’s Austin Wonch is never too far from racing action, and there is no place he would rather be.

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Kids Korner – Crystal Motor Speedway Is The Gem of Michigan

DeLayna cheers as the checkered flag flies for the Michigan Traditional Sprint heat race at the Great Lakes Nationals

I really enjoyed my visit to Crystal Motor Speedway, It was my first time ever going into the pits at an oval track, holy cow they had a lot of cars.

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Gunnar Buhr: Setting His Sights On Success

“Dirt bike racing is going to be a part of my life forever”

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Gunnar Buhr rides his no.206 at the Evergreen Sprint Enduro (Jennifer Buhr Photo)

For 18-year old Gunnar Buhr, dirt bike racing isn’t just a sport it is a way of life.  The Gaylord, Michigan native doesn’t recall a time when he didn’t feel comfortable atop the seat of a KTM.   Even though Buhr doesn’t remember life before dirt bike racing, he also can’t imagine a life without it.

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Back On Track

DeLayna & I at Corrigan Oil “Spartan” Speedway in 2021

The most wonderful thing about family is that no matter how far you go or how long you are gone you can always count on the fact that you can come home to them.    When it comes to racing, that is exactly what we all are; one giant family.   A family that for me has fostered the best friendships and support.

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Kid’s Korner – Corrigan Oil “Spartan” Speedway (DeLayna’s Debut)

I had fun at Corrigan Oil Speedway.

DeLayna Dubie (Age 6) Takes notes for this, her writing debut at Corrigan Oil “Spartan” Speedway’s Wild Child 100 on July 2nd, 2021.

They have good bathrooms and nice stands.

It was good meeting Mert & Carol, Matt, Marty, Rochelle & Brad, and Tracey.

The Wild Child 100 was a good race.

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Family Fun At Merritt Speedway

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Located halfway between Houghton Lake and Lake City, Michigan on M-55; Merritt Speedway is a great place for family fun

Even though the temperatures are beginning to cool off, the racing scene in Michigan is definitely heating up.

Throughout the state there are several late-season specials on tap over the next few weekends, and although it’s nearly September already there is still plenty of time to check out a few races at places like Merritt Speedway in Merritt, Michigan before the book closes on the 2019 racing season. Continue reading “Family Fun At Merritt Speedway”

2017 Racing Season: The Last Call

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Chad Kemenah wheeled his no.10H through turn 3 at Eldora during the “Last Call For Methanol”. Clinching the 2017 All-Star title

Whether visiting for a crown jewel event or one of the other amazing shows that the “Big E” hosts, Eldora Speedway is never a disappointment.

With the leaves changing colors and temperatures dipping lower and lower; my family and I simply couldn’t resist taking “The Last Call For Methanol”. Continue reading “2017 Racing Season: The Last Call”

Racing North: A Visit To Onaway Speedway

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ABC Division Heat Race Action at Onaway Speedway on 7/22/2017

In a time where beloved racetracks across the nation are shutting their doors; one speedway nestled in the vacation countryside of northern Michigan has had a resurrection.

Over the winter months Mike Sturgill (A Semi-Truck Rodeo Competitor) and Billie Morrell purchased the struggling Onaway Speedway located off M-68 in the tip of the mitt of Michigan. Continue reading “Racing North: A Visit To Onaway Speedway”