McDougald: Summer Showdown Bound

You read that right, I'm actually going to race! And wouldn't you know it, I picked the biggest, craziest, most difficult race of them all! My crew loves me! As I mentioned previously, the last time I was in the car was almost a year...

Opinion: The System Is Broken

Henry Ford once said “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again.” Racers that compete in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series might feel that moto should in fact be the creed of NASCAR, track owners and the rule they compete under per their license agreement. Car...

Latham: The Short Arm

So much crap going on in this world, it’s enough to make you sick. People killing each other, violent protest, murders just for the sake of killing someone. It’s in the news every day. And the people that are supposed to protect us from...

McDougald: Raceday, New Drivers & Lack Of Respect

So my last post I mentioned that I had parked my car until we sort out some crew issues. But that doesn’t mean I’m done. I’ve spent the last six or seven years (maybe longer) handling spotter duties for my brother when he is...

The Evolution of Lee Pulliam

For the longest time, Lee Pulliam was quiet and reserved.  A religious man at heart, Pulliam never truly wore his emotions on his sleeve.  That sure has changed over the last couple years and it is great for Late Model Stock Car racing. The Northeast...

McDougald: Social Media, What’s the Point?

By now I'm sure you get the idea that I enjoy Social Media. There are times where I look forward to it, times where I really get into it. Then there are times where I want to just turn it all off. I recently wrote...

Rogers: CARS Tour Lives Up to the Hype

After many weeks of promotion, countless driver stories, awesome racing and the wrap up of the day’s events, the jury is out. Fans approve and I, who was skeptical of the series from the beginning, was in the center of it all and left thrilled...

CARS Tour Delivers With Dramatic Debut

The CARS Tour’s inaugural event, the X-1R Performance Procucts 300 at Southern National Motorsports Park, was a highly anticipated spectacle, touted as an event that would parallel with the biggest and best races in short track racing. It would have been easy for the event...

Notebook: Matt McCall Happy, David Gilliland Proud

Matt McCall is in his sixth race as a crew chief for former Daytona 500 champion Jamie McMurray and he is enjoying it. While McCall would love to get in a Late Model, something that will likely happen in the Jerry Moody Memorial race at...

Excitement on the Eve of Short Track Racing’s Perfect Storm

Saturday’s X-1R Performance Products 300 will be the true dawn of the CARS Tour era and, with it, an atmosphere that seemingly combines Martinsville with Winchester.  Something special is about to happen at the high banks of Southern National Motorsports Park. Motorsports writers have dreamed...