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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.
October 26, 2017

No clear path with concussions

Despite the best efforts of officials, both with sanctioning bodies and at scores of tracks around the country, it seems as though it’s been a record year for concussions in Dirt Late Model racing.

A pair of midwesterners — Jay Sale of Edmond, Okla., and Jesse Stovall of Billings, Mo. — were taken out of championship battles after suffering concussions this year. Sale was leading the Sooner Late Model Series when he suffered a concussion on Sept. 9, while Stovall was trying to defend his MORE

October 12, 2017

Our sport's wedge issue

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As the racing season has progressed, the number of drivers I’ve heard complain about the bodies on the current Late Models has grown. Most have registered complaints on deck heights.

There have been general grumblings about the growing use of technology to find more speed in our sport. Like many, I think it would be novel to eliminate some of it, mainly due to the ever-increasing cost that is associated with it. But I’m in agreement with most I’ve talked to when I say that it’s so MORE

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