Living the Dream at Eldora

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Mason Zeigler and many more of the nations best Dirt Late Model drivers prepared to take to the track for the 23rd running of “The Dream”

It was a definitely a Dream weekend at Eldora Speedway on June 8th-10th with the 23rd running of the $100,000 to win annual event.

Eldora Speedway is notoriously too tough to tame; a big banked half-mile the track is definitely wicked fast. Continue reading “Living the Dream at Eldora”

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!!!”

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

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”

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