Dave Steele already has a reputation for being a great driver â€“ and itâ€™s a reputation thatâ€™s well earned. The midget car driver already more wins than any other driver when it comes to USAC competitions held at the Phoenix International Raceway. Steele has as many as 8 PIR wins under his belt.
Eighteen-year-old racing phenomenon Joey Logano is about to take one of the biggest steps of his career â€“ racing in the 2009 Sprint Cup Series in the No. 20 Home Depot Camry as part of the Joe Gibbs Racing team. Logano is already quite used to racing with people who are much older than he is and he is looking forward to the challenge.
Hayward and San Leandro are certainly no strangers to the auto racing scene. This small corner of East Bay has been burning rubber on the racetrack for more than fifty years. While people continue to cram themselves into speedways around the country few people give much thought to the history of this legendary sport.
Berlin Racewayâ€™s 58th season is set to begin on Saturday night at the .438-mile oval race track, which is located in Marne, Michigan. Raceway officials are expecting this years racing season to be bigger and better than ever before, with drivers arriving from both local divisions and visiting traveling series, a corresponding car count increase and subsequently more fans making their way to see all the great racing action from the stands. Already all five of Berlinâ€™s local racing divisions are jam-packed with competitors and the resulting action should be great.
If you are a racing fan you likely already know all about midget car racing. Many racing car drivers start out their professional careers with midget cars or at least quarter midget cars and this form of race car driving can be exciting. Of course, it does not quite have the sponsorship or coverage of NASCAR or F1 events, but it certainly does have a large following of fans and racers of all ages.