Author Archives: Mike Kerchner

Author Archives: Mike Kerchner
Mike Kerchner

50 Years Ago: February 1974

50 Years Ago: February 1974

The energy crisis and a resultant shortage of gasoline had a major impact on the start of the 1974 racing season, as many race distances were shortened, fans were forced to make special arrangements for fuel when traveling to events and the 12 Hours of Sebring was canceled.
Author Archives: Mike Kerchner
Mike Kerchner

Rick Ware: A Diverse Racing Portfolio

Rick Ware: A Diverse Racing Portfolio

Rick Ware may currently have the most diverse portfolio in motorsports, and that’s saying something.
Author Archives: Mike Kerchner
Mike Kerchner

KERCHNER: Friday Morning Heat Race

KERCHNER: Friday Morning Heat Race

Despite the FIA’s efforts to keep us from doing it (turns out we’re in no way affiliated with the Andretti family), we’re back with another edition of the Friday Morning Heat Race.
Author Archives: Mike Kerchner
Mike Kerchner

Florida Speedweeks: What To Watch

Florida Speedweeks: What To Watch

Events such as the Chili Bowl Nationals, Wild West Shootout and Sunshine Nationals may already be in the books by the time the calendar hits February, but most consider Florida Speedweeks the unofficial start of the short-track racing season.
Author Archives: Mike Kerchner
Mike Kerchner

Consistency Is The Key To Winning The WoO Title

Consistency Is The Key To Winning The WoO Title

While Brad Sweet has moved on to racing full time in the High Limit Racing Series that he co-owns with Kyle Larson, he’s left behind a road map to winning the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series championship.
Author Archives: Mike Kerchner
Mike Kerchner

McLaughlin: ‘It’s Been A Different World’

McLaughlin: ‘It’s Been A Different World’

Max McLaughlin has driven a lot of different types of race cars during his racing career, but his transition to dirt late models is like nothing he’s ever experienced.
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Mike Kerchner

WoO Notes: Driver Brands, Engine Packages & Crew Members

WoO Notes: Driver Brands, Engine Packages & Crew Members

Carson Macedo said the team struggled to replace two departing crew members during the offseason and that he believes there is a shortage of crew members wanting to commit to a full season on the road.
Author Archives: Mike Kerchner
Mike Kerchner

WoO LM Notes: Madden Is Still Chasing First Title

WoO LM Notes: Madden Is Still Chasing First Title

Veteran late model driver Chris Madden will chase his first World of Outlaws CASE Construction Late Model Series title this season.