Written by Monte Dutton Wed, 2016-02-10 08:53
Did you know the Sprint Unlimited is Saturday night?
No, not the latest payment plan. The stock car all-star race. Swimming pools. Movie stars. Y'all come back, y'hear?
I went to the grocery store. I attended the jayvee basketball games at the local high school Monday night. I went to the post office. And the hardware store. And, in tribute to contradictions in terms everywhere, a Subway salad.
Written by Monte Dutton Fri, 2016-02-05 14:21
I doubt anyone is reading this column from the summit of Mt. Everest, or the Marianas Atoll, or the Sargasso Sea, and assuming this to be the case, I'm going to assume you know the Super Bowl is this Sunday.
With the exception of various and sundry NASCAR drivers, owners, crew chiefs, spotters, PR reps and media members jockeying for position in the pecking order of who loves the Carolina Panthers the most, the racing scene is pretty dead around here this week. Of course, there is one team, Furniture Row Racing, in Denver, so the Broncos have roughly as many adherents as Martin O'Malley in the Iowa Caucus.
Written by Tom Higgins Mon, 2016-02-01 09:46
Through the combination of luck and longevity as a journalist starting in 1957, I was able to cover each of Saturday’s inductees into the NASCAR Hall Of Fame in Charlotte. The five men—promoter/track owner Bruton Smith and drivers Bobby Isaac, Terry Labonte, Curtis Turner and Jerry Cook—had storied, colorful careers.