It was an exciting weekend in Montmorency Co. with the normally serene woods filled with the rumble of engines and hiss of turbo’s. On January 28-29th a county typically void of traffic and containing not a single traffic light was filled to capacity for the 2011 Sno*Drift Rally.
Arena racing is alluring for many reasons, it’s a great winter-time diversion, an opportunity for young drivers to hone their skills and place for some pretty big stars to have fun in little cars.
David Sensiba has been a name long associated with oval track racing. The 2010 arena racing series champion is best known for his successes in ARTGO and ASA, and even though those series’ no longer exist Sensiba is still finding his way into victory lane in various other forms.
Last weekend I had an amazing time at a stock-car race in Grand Rapids, Michigan. I know that it sounds funny, but on January 8th and again on February 5th there is true stock car racing within the confines of the Grand Rapids DeltaPlex.
2011 is officially here and with it brings the promise of another great racing season, the only hard part is waiting for it to arrive. I myself am not really great on patience, so I will be kicking off the 2011 racing season at the end of this month (January 28-29th) on the snow and ice covered back roads of Montmorency County (Michigan).
It’s always amazing how very fast the Christmas season comes upon us; I love the cheerful greetings and hustle and bustle of the holidays.
For young Kody Weisner nothing comes quite as naturally as strapping in behind the wheel of a racecar. The third-generation driver who calls Muskegon, Michigan home has been around the dirt tracks for as long as he can remember, “It’s just one of those things where it’s in the blood”. Continue reading “Kody Weisner & UNOH – A Winning Combination”
MMSHoF is an organization that I am so proud and honored to be part of. As a board member since 2005 I have been able to see firsthand what a great impact the organization has on motorsports in Michigan. Continue reading “MMSHoF – Keeping History Alive.”
The University Of Northwestern Ohio in Lima, Ohio is probably the most unique accredited college in the nation.
It’s not the great praise for academics that this college receives, nor the fact that it was the first university to offer a degree in Automotive High Performance that really set it apart; No, what really makes UNOH stand apart is their awesome speedway and race teams.
There is absolutely no place on earth like Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, and when it comes to the Big E there is no such thing as a normal Saturday night racing program. The action on the big high-banked half-mile is always intense and this past weekend (October 8-9th) was on-the-edge of your seat exciting as the track closed out the 2010 season with the UMP Nationals. Continue reading “UMP Nationals – An Exciting Way To Close-out 2010”
For Leo Pego racing isn’t just a good way to spend a summer weekend, nor could you call it a hobby; instead for the man most call simply “Chief” it is his life’s passion. Continue reading “Leo “Chief” Pego – Entertaining fans for 25-Years”