Archive for February, 2009

Justin Reed, Matt Bailey two drivers to watch

February 24, 2009 3 Comments
Justin Reed, Matt Bailey two drivers to watch

Five things to think about with the dirt-track season now less than six weeks away: 1. The drive for five: Four different late model drivers have been track champions this decade. That’s one more than any other decade in track history. Champs since 2000 have been Mark Burgtorf, the late Brent Slocum, Lonnie Bailey and […]

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Four drivers have a chance to unseat Long

February 17, 2009 3 Comments
Four drivers have a chance to unseat Long

Realistically, can Michael Long be stopped from another dominating season at Quincy Raceways? Actually, “dominating” is being kind to the modified opposition. “Smothering” might be more accurate. A week ago in this space, I asked if late model legend Mark Burgtorf could be beaten if he ran a full points schedule. It’s more or a […]

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If Burgtorf runs full points schedule, can he be beaten?

February 8, 2009 22 Comments
If Burgtorf runs full points schedule, can he be beaten?

If Mark Burgtorf races every week at Quincy Raceways this year,it could mean for a great points race with defending champ Jason Frankel. Thinking back, ole Doug may have been rather prophetic. "Ole Doug" is Doug Mealy, a good ole boy from the heart of — as he says — "Mi-zur-ah." Ole Doug also is […]

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