Archive for March, 2009

Winning feature on Opening Night not always a good sign

March 30, 2009 0 Comments
Winning feature on Opening Night not always a good sign

Race week is finally here. If it seems like an eternity since we last gathered at the Bullring … well, it has been, at least in racing terms. September was a long, long time ago. Sunday evening cannot arrive too soon, and for reasons beyond the excitement of Opening Night. Three of the four Quincy […]

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Until season starts, take some laps with these thoughts

March 24, 2009 12 Comments
Until season starts, take some laps with these thoughts

Ten things to consider as the first green flag on April 5 draws closer at Quincy Raceways: 1. We always hear about how much more powerful those late model UMP power plants are when compared to the IMCA spec engines, yet I find it interesting the fastest lap turned in 2008 belonged to Jason Frankel […]

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It’s time to start discussing drivers of the decade

March 16, 2009 2 Comments
It’s time to start discussing drivers of the decade

Do you realize this is the final year of the decade? It seems like just yesterday we were worrying about that Y2K computer thing. So with the start of the 2009 dirt-track season less than three weeks again, it’s time to start thinking about drivers of the decade at Quincy Raceways. Let’s look at each […]

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Carlin continues his pursuit of hobby stock history

March 10, 2009 0 Comments
Carlin continues his pursuit of hobby stock history

Steve Carlin may someday have a date with destiny, but over the last two years, his efforts to get there have resulted in frustration. Carlin has won more features, heats and overall races the past two years than any other hobby stock driver — and it’s not even close — but has no titles to […]

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Six have chance to join select club at Bullring

March 3, 2009 0 Comments
Six have chance to join select club at Bullring

Six drivers at Quincy Raceways have a chance to join an elite club this season. When the first green flag of the year drops April 5, it will christen the 35th season at the venerable Broadway Bullring. Only seven drivers have won three or more track championships over the past 34 years. Here are the […]

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