Gregg Dalman: A New View For 2014

Dalman prepares to warm up his no.49T machine on a sunny Saturday night at CMS.
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 “Gregg Dalman: A New View For 2014”

Craig Mintz: Driven to Win!

Craig Mintz awaits the  go-ahead to get pushed off for a hot-lap session at Attica Raceway Park
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 “Craig Mintz: Driven to Win!”

Nate Dussel… All About Being No.1

Nate Dussel poses by his no.1 305 Sprinter at Attica Raceway Park.
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 “Nate Dussel… All About Being No.1”

Tim Shaffer: An All Star Gearing Up for 2013

Tim Shaffer brings his no.83 machine into the pits after a hotlap session at Eldora Speedway
Tim Shaffer brings his CH Motorsports no.83 machine into the pits after a hotlap session at Eldora Speedway

Nearly 30-years ago a fresh faced 16-year-old from Pennsylvania realized his childhood dream when he buckled into a sprint car at Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio.   Those first laps Tim Shaffer took were a fun trip, something unlike what he had done before behind the wheel of the go-kart he raced at age 9, and certainly not like the motorcycles and 3-wheelers he had been in competition with for the prior 3-years.   What was a new and exciting challenge for the youngster who grew up watching sprinters turned out to be the start of a new era in Sprint Car racing. Continue reading “Tim Shaffer: An All Star Gearing Up for 2013”