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Robert Holman

Robert lives in Lynchburg, Tenn., and is DirtonDirt.com's weekend editor. He also operates Jimmy Gray Motorsports, a Middle Tennessee team.
March 4, 2021

Remembering Mike Head

Robert Holman

There are a handful of quotes from drivers that stuck with me through the years. Naturally, some of the best have come from the biggest stars, like Scott Bloomquist. But there have been others, more obscure and less publicized, that I won’t likely forget. Mike Head once said that his hot and cold racing fortunes were like going from the outhouse to the penthouse — and vice versa. I remember him saying that in 1993 during driver introductions at Chickasaw Speedway in Okolona, Miss., and for MORE

February 18, 2021

Heartwarming Winterfest

Mark Bochiardy

If you’re experiencing the winter doldrums, I promise you’re not alone. For the first time in five years, I didn’t go to any Georgia-Florida Speedweeks events. As short as our offseason is nowadays — and as welcome as the month-long recess can be following those mid-November races — I can’t help but look forward to Speedweeks with a bit of giddiness.

The chance to escape the wacky Tennessee weather for a week or so while getting the racing season started is always a welcome respite MORE

February 4, 2021

A most humbling sport

If I had a dollar for every time a race car driver mentioned that racing was a humbling sport ... well, I’d have a lot of dollars.

Nearly each and every driver, from the top level down to the local ranks, would probably agree that Dirt Late Model racing can be among the most gratifying, yet frustrating of endeavors.

I’ve heard Brian Shirley say it. And Jonathan Davenport. And Chris Madden, too. If you’re a driver and don’t think this sport can humble you, then you haven’t been at it long MORE

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