And He Wins, USAC Silver Crown Champ Crowned and More

Episode 26 October 12, 2014 Swanson Wins! My friend Kody Swanson from California, now living in Indiana, came through with a win and a championship on the “Moody Mile” at the New York Fairgrounds in Syracuse, New York last Saturday. Swanson swapped the lead with two time Silver Crown champ Bobby East until late in […]

Winding Down the Season and Some Updates

Episode 25 October 5, 2014 I know the racing season is winding down locally as well as nation wide, however, I am gearing up to go to Bogota, Colombia where a County organization known as Neighbors First will return to the area to put the top floor on a church in the neighborhood of Bosa […]

Day Trip To Oxford Plains Speedway

County Folks at OPS Thanks to Dan and Tyler Raymond of Caribou I found some traveling companions and racing enthusiasts who wanted to watch racing at Oxford Plains Speedway some five hours south of home. The decision to go was made the day before when Dan suggested that racing for the year did not have […]

“Loud-In” Loudon!!!

Episode 23 September 22, 2014 Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway I was not planning to go to the NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Loudon, New Hampshire, until one of my former students and friend, Jason Griffeth of the Red Sox called me 2 weeks before the event saying he had a couple of […]

Announcements, Predictions and Results! Phew

Episode 20 September 14, 2014 Austin Theriault makes historic announcement Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault took another giant leap forward in his quest to become a professional race driver in NASCAR when he announced that he will be sponsored by several Maine based companies and government entities at press conferences held Friday in Portland and Bangor. […]

Requiem For A Racetrack? Time will tell….

Episode 20 September 7, 2014 Spud Speedway to change direction in 2015 I wanted to show the condition of the Caribou track after several years of neglect from 2000 until purchased in 2007 by Newburgh’s Greg Veinote. The track underwent massive renovation over the next seven years first by Veinote then by present track owner […]

Labor Day Motorsports Musings

Episode 19 August 31, 2014 More Street Stock Talk I was unable to interview Jon Dixon of Presque Isle last weekend since he needed to leave immediately after the races when he found that his wife’s aunt had passed away that evening. Dixon, who races the Street Stock class at Caribou’s Spud Speedway, agrees with […]

Street Stock Racers Exemplify What Racing is About

Episode 18 August 24, 2014 What I like about local stock car racing. One good thing about blogging is that I get to express my opinion about topics that I find interesting. I have been following the exploits of the four guys in the above photo this season as well as previous seasons. I believe […]