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Huge Field To Honor Midget Legends At Chili Bowl
Monday, Jan 9, 2017 – 17:53 | Comments Off on Huge Field To Honor Midget Legends At Chili Bowl
Huge Field To Honor Midget Legends At Chili Bowl

By Len Hayward  | Correspondent
RacinToday.com
The Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals will take the green flag on Tuesday for its annual five-day extravaganza in Tulsa, Okla. that will feature the best midget racing of the season, but also with honors and tributes to two of its favorite sons.
This year’s event, the 31st, will be the […]

Rico Abreu Leads Red Hot Chili Bowl Field
Tuesday, Jan 12, 2016 – 9:14 | Comments Off on Rico Abreu Leads Red Hot Chili Bowl Field
Rico Abreu Leads Red Hot Chili Bowl Field

By Len Hayward | Senior Correspondent
RacinToday.com
TULSA, Okla. – Rico Abreu feels no pressure in attempting to defend his title during the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals.
Sounds simple but that’s the level of confidence the Rutherford, Calif., driver has right now. His win at the Chili Bowl in 2015 helped turn Abreu into a national […]

NASCAR’s Jimmy Elledge To Dip Into Chili Bowl
Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 – 12:31 | One Comment
NASCAR’s Jimmy Elledge To Dip Into Chili Bowl

By Len Hayward | Senior Correspondent
RacinToday.com
TULSA, Okla.  – Jimmy Elledge’s experience driving a Midget is vastly different than his time spent working as a crew chief and mechanic in NASCAR’s top series.
 That hasn’t stopped the Sprint Cup Series veteran – who is semi-retired but will still work some events in 2014 for Phoenix Racing – […]

Jim Hall’s Fingerprints Are All Over Racing Today
Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013 – 13:55 | One Comment
Jim Hall’s Fingerprints Are All Over Racing Today

By Len Hayward | Correpondent
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – It’s been more than a decade since an open-wheel car owned by Jim Hall has occupied space in an IndyCar Series garage.
But even as the cars have changed over the years, the innovations that the now 77-year old Hall and his team manufactured during the 1960s through […]

Dirt Track Diary: Engine Skips And Near Misses
Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 – 7:20 | Comments Off on Dirt Track Diary: Engine Skips And Near Misses
Dirt Track Diary: Engine Skips And Near Misses

By Clint Smith
Special to RacinToday.com
(Editor’s note: Veteran dirt racer Clint “Cat Daddy” Smith of Senoia, Ga., has been racing and winning since 1981. He has more than 200 feature wins to his credit. Before he started driving, he worked on the car driven by his father, legendary racer and car-builder Roscoe Smith.
Clint Smith currently competes […]

Dirt Track Diary: Finally, A Victory
Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012 – 13:52 | Comments Off on Dirt Track Diary: Finally, A Victory
Dirt Track Diary: Finally, A Victory

By Clint Smith
Special to RacinToday.com
Editor’s note: Veteran dirt racer Clint “Cat Daddy” Smith of Senoia, Ga., has been racing and winning since 1981. He has more than 200 feature wins to his credit. Before he started driving, he worked on the car driven by his father, legendary racer and car-builder Roscoe Smith.
Clint Smith currently competes […]

Dirt Track Diary: On The Road With ‘Cat Daddy’
Wednesday, Jul 18, 2012 – 19:28 | 2 Comments
Dirt Track Diary: On The Road With ‘Cat Daddy’

By Clint Smith
Special to RacinToday.com
Editor’s note: Veteran dirt racer Clint “Cat Daddy” Smith of Senoia, Ga., has been racing and winning since 1981. He has more than 200 feature wins to his credit. Before he started driving, he worked on the car driven by his father, legendary racer and car-builder Roscoe Smith.
Clint Smith currently […]

Power Surges In Baltimore, Points
Sunday, Sep 4, 2011 – 17:42 | Comments Off on Power Surges In Baltimore, Points
Power Surges In Baltimore, Points

By Venkat G. Gopalakrishnan
Special to RacinToday.com
BALTIMORE , Md.– The inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix may have gone off script with a largely uneventful race, but it stayed true to form with Will Power getting a victory.
Polesitter Power finished ahead of second-place Oriol Servia of Newman/Haas Racing by 10.209 seconds to get the victory, which was Power’s sixth of […]

Baltimore Circuit Features Bumps and Landmarks
Saturday, Sep 3, 2011 – 16:54 | Comments Off on Baltimore Circuit Features Bumps and Landmarks
Baltimore Circuit Features Bumps and Landmarks

By Venkat G. Gopalakrishnan
Special to RacinToday.com
When you think of Baltimore, you think of crab cakes, Inner Harbor, the aquarium, the Orioles, the Ravens…and IndyCars? This Labor Day weekend the IZOD IndyCar Series is making its debut on the Streets of Baltimore for the Baltimore Grand Prix.
The 2.04-mile temporary street circuit winds through downtown, passing such […]

Kallmann: Sun Sets On The Mile
Friday, Dec 18, 2009 – 8:01 | 6 Comments
Kallmann: Sun Sets On The Mile

Editor’s Note: Dave Kallmann is the long-time auto-racing beat writer for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. He agreed to write an obit column about the oldest continuously operating track in America for RacinToday.com.

By Dave Kallmann | Guest Columnist
RacinToday.com
Milwaukee, Wis. – You can’t feel sad for a racetrack.
It has no heart. It’s really nothing more than asphalt […]