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  • Kevin Kovac
    A convert from big-block modified racing, Kevin is a senior writer and editor with DirtonDirt.com. He lives in Ephrata, Pa.
  • Todd Turner
    Todd lives in Louisville, Ky., and serves as managing editor for DirtonDirt.com.
  • Dave Argabright
    Dave lives in Fishers, Ind., and has been an auto racing broadcaster and writer for more than 30 years.
  • Dustin Jarrett
    Dustin lives in Ada, Ohio, and is the announcer at the legendary Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.
  • Robert Holman
    Robert lives in Lynchburg, Tenn., and is DirtonDirt.com's weekend editor. He also operates Jimmy Gray Motorsports, a Middle Tennessee team.
  • Kelley Carlton
    Kelley Carlton lives in Woodruff, S.C., and is the director of the Ultimate Super Late Model Series. He also operates a marketing, public relations and event management firm.
  • Michael Rigsby
    Michael lives in Bloomington, Ill., and serves as CEO and videographer for DirtonDirt.com
Todd Turner Dave Argabright Kevin Kovac Robert Holman Kelley Carlton
June 7, 2018

Precursor to a Dream


Country music singers have the stage at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. If you’re an aspiring stage actor, then New York City and the bright lights of Broadway are the crème de la crème. Open-wheel racers long to drink milk in victory lane at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, while stock car racers generally call Daytona International Speedway their mecca. | Complete Dream coverage

For Dirt Late Model racers, there’s no bigger stage than Eldora Speedway. And there are no brighter lights MORE

May 17, 2018

Time to start packing

It’s not quite summer, but it is the middle of May, which means the end of the school year is almost here. That also means if you haven’t already, it’s time to start planning a good ol’ fashioned road trip. If you have kids involved in any kind of high school sports like I do, it’s not that easy anymore.

Between AAU basketball season winding down and the beginning of high school basketball practice, which includes drills and afternoon workouts through the end of the month and then three MORE

May 3, 2018

Bargain hunting


I read classified ads a lot. Specifically, racing classifieds. It's amazing how much stuff is out there for sale. Searching sites like RacingJunk.com to the numerous Facebook pages and groups that keep popping up, you can literally spend days combing through the ads for used — and sometimes new — race cars and race car parts.

I'm amazed at the actual volume of stuff that racers go through each year. The turnover rate is actually pretty phenomenal, which, on some levels is a good thing MORE

April 19, 2018

Evaluating purses


It doesn’t matter what division you chose to compete in, racing is tough. It’s competitive. That’s one of the things that I like about it.

Anyone who’s ever played stick-and-ball sports knows that the competition is one if the driving factors. It fuels you. I like competing against myself almost as much as I like to compete against others and racing lets you do that, for better or worse. If you’re running bad, you can keep battling to see if you can make improvements and turn the MORE

April 5, 2018

Long lost tracks

Nick Nicholson

I’ve often said that I’m not a track counter. But that doesn’t mean I don’t know how many tracks I’ve been to since attending my first race 42 years ago — 109 in 18 states, including 21 in my native Tennessee.

I’m well aware that there are plenty of people out there who can top that. Veteran announcer and DirtonDirt.com contributor Dustin Jarrett is among them. Jarrett, who is famous for seeking out new tracks, has surpassed the 200 mark. Just last weekend he went to yet another MORE