Race Weekend Central

Driven to the Past: Little 500 the Most Frightening Race on the Planet

I hope all you stock car fans won’t get too mad at me for slipping into another memory about open-wheel racing, but I like all types of racing and I’ve been privileged to see some fantastic events. They hold a sprint car race at the Anderson Speedway in Anderson, Ind. on the night before the …

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Driven to the Past: Just Thinkin’ & Rememberin’

I’m tired of hearing all these technical explanations about engine failures. It was much better when the driver and crew chief just said, “It blew up.” Besides, all of these technical terms are ignoring the real reason that the cars run. We suspected the truth back in the day, but I never heard it explained …

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