We got swept up in fundraising, then your webmaster went on vacation for over a week, but better late than never, here is your TBARA race report for the season opener at the newly renamed Full Throttle Speedway.
DATE: May 4, 2013
ADMISSION: For once I genuinely don’t...
It was the first time the USAC Midgets were visiting New Smyrna Speedway during SpeedWeeks, so this was a not miss two nights of racing for me, arctic weather be damned! And hey, our very own Dave Steele was going to be in competition, so how could I not go?
DATES: February 17 & 18,...
It was the last race of the Showtime Sprints Winter Series, money was on the line, Davey Hamilton was flying in, all eyes were on Dave Steele, it was to be a 40-lap feature once again, and you’re damn right I wasn’t going to miss this one.
DATE: January 12, 2013
Better late than never the Sunshine Speedway (I still think of it as Sunshine) race report.
Date: December 15,2012
Location: Sunshine (Showtime) Speedway
Series: Sunshine (Showtime) Speedway Sprint Series
Admission: $30 Pit Pass
Number of Cars:...
Every once in a while someone gets bored and asks if they can help out around here. So a carbon-based life form going by the name of Jim Rouse asked if he could cover the action up at Marion County Speedway for us this past weekend.
Since he was connected to Joe Linebarier (whose mic skills we...
DATE: November 17, 2012
SERIES: Showtime Sprint Series
ADMISSION: $30 for a pit pass.
FOOD GRADE: C-. We ate in the pits and it was a cheese dog for me and a corn dog for my Editor at Speed. My cheese dog was adequate and somewhat overpriced and the corn dog was made right before our eyes yet...
DATE: October 13, 2012
TRACK: East Bay Raceway Park
SERIES: Florida Mini Sprints Association
ADMISSION PRICE: $25 for a pit pass.
CROWD GRADE: C+. For a somewhat regular show, I thought this was a decent sized crowd. It wasn’t packed to the rafters, but it wasn’t bad either.
Date: September 22, 2012
Track: East Bay Raceway Park
Series: Top Gun Sprint Series (combo event with East Bay Sprints)
Admission Price: $30 for pit admission.
Crowd Grade: B. It was a good sized crowd, not packed to the rafters but still a good crowd.
Food Grade: A couple of people...
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