The Oberhofers have come a long way from cleaning parts in the Kalitta pits and even further from the days of racing their Big Wheel tricycles — complete with garbage bags rigged as parachutes — up and down the streets of their New Jersey neighborhood.
Most college-age students wait until after they’ve graduated to put their degrees to use, utilizing their university years for socializing, partying and self-discovery before testing the waters and trying to find their niche in the “real world.”
The Speedway Motorsports, Inc. family and its leader, O. Bruton Smith, have long been known for being innovative, if not over-the-top, when it comes to revolutionizing the fan experience at the company’s eight facilities, but no more so than at SMI’s flagship superspeedway outside of Charlotte, N.C.
Mar 24 2011 | Posted in Columns
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Dierks Bentley Performance Highlights 2011 Sprint All-Star Race
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It is a heart-warming tale worthy of a Hallmark movie: a man down on his luck who returns to his roots only to experience the greatest success, both personally and professionally, in his lifetime.
There was a time when Brian Vickers wondered if he would ever race again.
The phrase “like father, like daughter” isn’t quite as common as “like father, like son,” but for Johanna Long, the expression fits.
A surprise reunion of two beloved drivers brings back forgotten memories and feelings of nostalgia.
Jan 28 2011 | Posted in Blogs
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