STAFF BLOG HORSE SHOES Orb, Ruffian and the Triple Crown
I didnt bet on Orb, this years Kentucky Derby winner, but I should have.
I should have noticed Orb was wearing the colors of one if not the greatest fillies of all time: Ruffian.
Then, there would h... Posted on 5/17/13 at 10:46 PM
STAFF BLOG STAYING INFORUM-ED 20 years ago, speedway was the place to be
Every young sportswriter has dreams of covering major league baseball, the NFL and major college football. Around these parts, as a 22-year-old intern at The Forum, the summer auto racing beat was the... Posted on 5/6/13 at 12:28 PM
THE RACING LIFE Vintage Racing Videos
We love to watch vintage race footage! ("Vintage": Any race that's been recorded on VHS tape or previous formats.) This video is from the Jeff Hapala home video collection. It features racing from the... Posted on 4/15/13 at 2:10 PM
RED RIVER KART CLUB Done For The Season
Unfortunately, we have to cancel the races for Saturday, April 6 due to aschedulingconflict with the race facilities. With that said, the 2012/2013 RRKC Winter Dirt Track Series is complete for the se... Posted on 4/2/13 at 8:16 PM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Drag Racing in Jamestown
This is what it looks like to be part of a drag race.
Today, I got to experience a little bit of the adrenaline rush and speed of a real drag race when Bob Baumann of Jamestown took me for a ride-a... Posted on 7/29/12 at 5:04 PM
CONCORD, N.C. — Mark Martin received a piece of advice very early in his career from Dick Trickle that he's never forgotten. “He was the one that told me, and this is kind of corny, but it isn't when you're 18 or 19 years old — he told me ‘In order to finish first, first you must finish,’” Martin said. “That stuck with me always.”
Glyndon, Minn. - The Buffalo River Race Park is 59 years old and still running strong. With West Fargo’s Red River Valley Speedway shut down this summer, and possibly the future, there’s no reason to see the track in Glyndon slowing down any time soon.
West Fargo - A slight fog calmly creeps over the track at the Red River Valley Speedway as it sits quietly in the rain. It was almost as if the exhaust from races past was unable to let go. Lights point toward an empty track, and speakers aim at empty grandstands.
FONTANA, Calif. – Kyle Busch earned Joe Gibbs Racing’s ninth consecutive Nationwide Series victory at Fontana on Saturday, comfortably beating Sam Hornish Jr. for his third win in five races this season.
LAS VEGAS – Matt Kenseth decided not to replace any tires during the final pit stop under caution, and the calculated risk put him in the lead.
Kenseth knows a bit about risk after his offseason move to Joe Gibbs Racing, and this latest gamble paid off with his third victory in Vegas.
FARGO — It has been nearly a decade since high-stakes horse racing gamblers bailed out of North Dakota amid a federal investigation, taking with them much of the money the state's horse owners and breeders thought would help develop their industry.
Dave Kolpack, Associated Press
, January 16, 2013
LAS VEGAS — Dale Earnhardt Jr. has tied Bill Elliott's record of 10 consecutive wins as NASCAR's most popular driver. Earnhardt won the award Thursday at the Myers Brothers Luncheon at The Encore at Wynn.
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