Author Archives: Bones Bourcier

Author Archives: Bones Bourcier
Bones Bourcier

BOURCIER: Here Comes The King

BOURCIER: Here Comes The King

Sixty years ago this month, it all began to change for Richard Petty.
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Bones Bourcier

BOURCIER: Cale Yarborough

BOURCIER: Cale Yarborough

There was never anything quiet about the way Cale Yarborough went racing. Win, lose or crash, everyone knew he was there.
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Bones Bourcier

BOURCIER: Ryan, Ken and Dale

BOURCIER: Ryan, Ken and Dale

Nearly 23 years ago, 86 laps into the 2001 Daytona 500, a NASCAR upstart named Kurt Busch rolled out of turn four, in traffic, and eased his car to the right.
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Bones Bourcier

BOURCIER: A Sentimental Song For Dave Darland

BOURCIER: A Sentimental Song For Dave Darland

It was an Indiana evening made for staying inside and doing nothing, but Dave Darland did not have that luxury. He stood in a cold trailer, prepping his helmet.
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Bones Bourcier

BOURCIER: So, You Want To Be A Promoter?

BOURCIER: So, You Want To Be A Promoter?

INDIANAPOLIS — Sixty years ago this month, it all began to change for Richard Petty. He pulled into Daytona Int’l Speedway as the most promising young driver in stock car racing. Three weeks later, he headed north with the Daytona 500 trophy — his first of…
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Bones Bourcier

BOURCIER: Jeff Walker, Race-Driver Whisperer

BOURCIER: Jeff Walker, Race-Driver Whisperer

INDIANAPOLIS — Sixty years ago this month, it all began to change for Richard Petty. He pulled into Daytona Int’l Speedway as the most promising young driver in stock car racing. Three weeks later, he headed north with the Daytona 500 trophy — his first of…
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Bones Bourcier

BOURCIER: Through Fresh, Wide Eyes

BOURCIER: Through Fresh, Wide Eyes

INDIANAPOLIS — Sixty years ago this month, it all began to change for Richard Petty. He pulled into Daytona Int’l Speedway as the most promising young driver in stock car racing. Three weeks later, he headed north with the Daytona 500 trophy — his first of…
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Bones Bourcier

BOURCIER: Blame Technology & Spoiled Fans

BOURCIER: Blame Technology & Spoiled Fans

Technology is ruining automobile racing. There, I said it. That puts me in line with the 4,267 other pundits who scream that sort of thing every day.
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Bones Bourcier

BOURCIER: Indy In May, Where Else Would You Be?

BOURCIER: Indy In May, Where Else Would You Be?

INDIANAPOLIS — Sixty years ago this month, it all began to change for Richard Petty. He pulled into Daytona Int’l Speedway as the most promising young driver in stock car racing. Three weeks later, he headed north with the Daytona 500 trophy — his first of…
Author Archives: Bones Bourcier
Bones Bourcier

Lucy, A.J., And The Life They Built

Lucy, A.J., And The Life They Built

INDIANAPOLIS — Sixty years ago this month, it all began to change for Richard Petty. He pulled into Daytona Int’l Speedway as the most promising young driver in stock car racing. Three weeks later, he headed north with the Daytona 500 trophy — his first of…