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Some Good Thoughts About Racing People

Episode #69 August 23, 2015 Why I Like Racing (Some Positive Thoughts) Please do not take this the wrong way. I am not into self aggrandizement! I do love to give any trophies I win to youngsters. Believe it or not I can remember when I was young. If anyone older paid attention to me […]

Canadian Pockets $2500 With Win at Spud Speedway 150

Episode 68 August 16, 2015 Canadian Driver Wins Spud Speedway’s Powerhouse 150 Driving like he was on rails during the second half of the Spud Speedway 150, New Brunswick’s Greg Fahey lapped the entire field with the exception of second place Ben Rowe and third place Nick Jenkins. The 15 year veteran racer at Speedway […]

WAR Won!

Episode 67 August 9, 2015 WAR Wins The 15 year old Ellsworth High School student won his first Pro-Stock race of his career Saturday evening at Wiscasset Speedway. The Boss Hog 100 tested the youngster as he made his way through the field to hold a dominant position at race end. Crew chief/Grandfather  Bobby Alexander […]

Racing, Racing, Racing

Episode 66 August 2, 2015 First Northern Maine Street Stock 100 Won By Stockton Springs’ Dwayne Seekins Spud Speedway played host to the first Northern Maine Street Stock 100 Sunday afternoon. The winner Dwayne Seekins took home the $1500 first prize and a spot in the Ikey Dorr Memorial race later this season. Racers and […]

Motorsports Action Galore Despite Rain in Northern Maine

Episode 65 July 26, 2015 Aroostook County’s Huge Motorsports Weekend Central Aroostook County was host to several motorsports events including a car show at the Northern Maine Fair, truck and tractor pulls at the Fair, and the 7th Annual Loring Timing Association “Maine Event” at the former Loring Air Force Base in Limestone. First the […]

Rally Ho and Racing in Tater Land

Episode 64 July 19, 2015         Huge Names Compete at New England Forest Rally in Maine Many know the name, Ken Block, Travis Pastrana, and David Higgins who raced in Rally America’s New England Forest Rally this past weekend. You can read all about the results on the bangordailynews.com sports page. What […]

Drivers need to spend time interacting with fans

Episode 63 July 14, 2015 Important Job For Drivers! One of the most important task; or as I prefer to call it, opportunity, is for a driver to put on their clean uniform and a big smile as fans flood onto the racing surface during a Fan Appreciation Day. An opportunity because one never knows […]

More News About Young Racers

Episode 62 July 5, 2015 More Young Racers Beginning Stock Car Racing Experience Logan Johnson of Washburn joined a growing list of entry-level racers at Spud Speedway’s Enduro class. There were enough race cars that two heat races were run to accommodate the cars. Johnson, with the help of Donald Rideout of RTM Racing and […]

More Future Motorsports Stars?

Episode 61 June 28, 2015 Youngsters Developing at Spud Speedway In what had to be the closest race finish at Spud Speedway since opening the newly constructed kart track three years ago, nine-year old Bryan Searles held on to hold off hard charging Brayden Thibodeau in the Junior Champ Kart feature race. Searles led the […]

My Gray Craftsman Toolbox

Thoughts About This Disorder I Acquired In 1971 I was a freshman in college, the University of Maine at Orono, when I decided to make a radical decision. The radical decision was whether to purchase my very own tools and a toolbox. I am very frugal and debated with myself; do I or do I […]