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”

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.

Continue reading “Springing into 2017 At CMS”

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 “Racing Into The 2016 Season”

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 “Welcome 2016!!!”

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 “Eldora 4-Crown: Watching Racing Royalty”

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