Lessons Learned at Martinsville

RIDGEWAY, VA :: Every year, during the MDCU 300 at Martinsville Speedway ,the drivers, team owners, officials, track staff and fans all learn something new.  Here are a few...

What Bowman Gray Has Right

So I read Shawn Courchesne’s article about Bowman Gray Stadium in which he calls the Madhouse a “circus” and says it’s not the solution to short track racing’s problems. ...

Stricklin: Don’t Sacrifice Anything When it Comes to Safety

MOUNT ULLA, NC :: I read Andy Marquis' article and it really hit home with me. Being an avid Twitter user, I retweeted the article, and of course, there was...

Langley Austin's Analyze This — February 2nd

Commentary by: Langley Austin ~ [email protected] Wilkesboro, NC(February 2, 2011) -- The UARA-STARS Series final two dates have caused some buzz in the Late Model Stock Car world and today...

Everlasting Memories in 2013

COPPER HILL, VA :: After 47 races at 15 different tracks and over 11,000 miles on the travel log, 2013 brought everlasting memories and new experiences. Before this year, I...

2014 MDCU 300: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

RIDGEWAY, VA :: Another installment of Late Model Stock Car racing’s greatest race is in the books and, as we come to expect from the MDCU 300, the race...

Rob's Ramblings — March 17th

Story by: Rob Staley ~ [email protected] Danville, VA ~ Any fan who thought local racing was dead hasn't looked at the entry lists for some of the upcoming races. Take South...

Marquis: Challenge of Social Media and Racing’s Future

Imagine for a second that you are eating at a restaurant and your food is under-cooked. There are several options available for addressing this problem: Inform the waiter or waitress so...

Rob's Ramblings — May 20th

Commentary by: Rob Staley -- [email protected] Danville, VA(May 20, 2009) -- An emotional win by Rodney Cook was certainly the highlight of a very lean racing weekend. His win at Ace...

Rob’s Ramblings — June 2nd

Commentary by: Rob Staley [email protected] Danville, VA(June 2, 2009) -- I don't know who's responsible, but the decision to drop the Grand Stocks from the UARA event at Orange County...