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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
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

March 15, 2018

Guest driving roles

Not to bang our own drum, but you have to admit that DirtonDirt.com is pretty dang thorough. With a bevy of information right at your fingertips, the website’s uses are seemingly endless. Obviously it’s super-informative, but there are so many layers of information it’s ridiculous. I love gleaning through the pages of the website each week, as I’m often finding some new way to take advantage of all the information.

For example. While I definitely get out to my share of races during the MORE

March 1, 2018

Lucky and good

Being in the right place at the right time is important. The Turn 1 section of this week’s Quick Time piece by Todd Turner and Andy Savary, points out just how crucial it can be. While talking to Kevin Kovac, Canadian racer Ricky Weiss said that there’s a lot of luck involved in racing. That’s indeed true as well. I wonder how much the two are related though. How many times is one directly relative to the other?

How many times have we been in the wrong place and something happened on the MORE

February 18, 2018

Volusia superlatives


BARBERVILLE, Fla. — Recapping the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park with a list of superlatives from the four World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series programs and one DIRTcar-sanctioned event that were completed at the half-mile track near Daytona Beach (complete Speedweeks coverage):

Best winning driver: Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill., waited until the Saturday’s finale to reach victory lane — a win that made his Rocket Chassis house car team a winner of at MORE