All posts by Tom Hale

Tom Hale

About Tom Hale

For the past 14 years, Tom has written freelance for the Bangor Daily sports covering motorsports in Maine.

Pathways to A Career in Motorsports Part 1

Episode 34 December 14, 2014 As a former educator and motorsports enthusiast since the age of about 12, some 60 years ago, since I started as a Bangor Daily News blogger some 33 episodes ago, I have wanted to write a series of articles which focus on possible motorsports career pathways which may inspire others. […]

Making A Living in Motorsports in Northern Maine

Episode 29 November 2, 2014 Making a living in motorsports anywhere in the USA is tough. Making a living at it in Northern Maine is extremely rare. A small population and low expendable income cannot support that type of business. Yet Jason Theriault, doing business as JRT Customs, in Caribou is making his mark as […]

Pastor Doug

Episode 28a October 27, 2014 Episode 28a will be later this week, maybe today. I am in Westbrook attending the funeral of our church’s and my children’s former Youth Pastor. Pastor Doug Loftis was only 50 years old when he died ten months after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Pastor Doug passed away on Wednesday […]

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 […]