It has been many years since I was just a young pup cheering on the “Dude” Danny Lasoski from the grandstands at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa. I grew up on this stuff. My dresser in my room was covered with die cast cars of all my favorite Outlaws. Don’t you for one second think that I kept them in their package for value, I got my value from racing them in imaginary races on the kitchen table. Needless to say the “Dude” took home many wins on that table top. Read more
It has been a long winter. I have been sitting around in my long johns waiting for the race season to begin, and finally it has arrived. Granite City Speedway was alive again! This is my first year as the official track photographer, which means I actually have responsibility. I will do everything possible to bring you all great photos week after week.
For the last couple weekends the rain has rained supreme (mind my pun), but tonight the racing gods shined down upon Granite City Speedway. With weather threatening the track yet again, instead of rain we were blessed with a beautiful night at the track.
As I pulled in to Granite City Speedway the rain had already started. It was light but persistent. The drivers were ready to go as well as the fans for the nights Mod Four Special, but the track wasn’t so ready. Read more
The races were amazing! Some of the best racing I have seen in a long time. I was excited to get home and revisit the photos until I got home and was smacked with a hardcore fever. I decided to pack in early and hit the sack. As I lay in bed with a multitude of discomforts, the worst thing that hit me was the fact that I couldn’t sleep. My brain was on hyper drive. I call it “fever brain”. Read more