BILL W

  • Weekend Notes!

    Weekend Notes!

    Wednesday, April 28, 2021

    (Bill W) April 28, 2021, Monroe, IA – The weekend in sprint cars was an eventful one!  At Knoxville, the 360 class ballooned to 37 with several ASCS National visitors.  Scott Bogucki vied for the win, but bowed out with mechanical problems.  Josh Higday had it going, however, and drove the more »

  • Weekend Notes!

    Weekend Notes!

    Wednesday, April 28, 2021

    (Bill W) April 28, 2021, Monroe, IA – The weekend in sprint cars was an eventful one!  At Knoxville, the 360 class ballooned to 37 with several ASCS National visitors.  Scott Bogucki vied for the win, but bowed out with mechanical problems.  Josh Higday had it going, however, and drove the more »

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  • Notes from the Weekend in PA/Finale for Midwest Thunder Sprints Saturday!

    Notes from the Weekend in PA/Finale for Midwest Thunder Sprints Saturday!

    Thursday, October 15, 2020

    (Bill W) October 15, 2020, Monroe, IA – Pennsylvania is a calling to any sprint car fan, and I’m no different.  COVID-19 has put a damper on the traveling this season, but we try to get at least one trip in to central PA every year, and last weekend seemed to more »

  • Notes from the Weekend in PA/Finale for Midwest Thunder Sprints Saturday!

    Notes from the Weekend in PA/Finale for Midwest Thunder Sprints Saturday!

    Thursday, October 15, 2020

    (Bill W) October 15, 2020, Monroe, IA – Pennsylvania is a calling to any sprint car fan, and I’m no different.  COVID-19 has put a damper on the traveling this season, but we try to get at least one trip in to central PA every year, and last weekend seemed to more »

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  • What

    What's Bugging You?

    Wednesday, September 16, 2020

    (Bill W) September 16, 2020, Monroe, IA – This week, a guest columnist who chooses to be anonymous chimes in on several things that we all may be passionate about (I agree strongly on the PPV speed cameras).   What’s Bugging Me?   Listen, can we be more »

  • What

    What's Bugging You?

    Wednesday, September 16, 2020

    (Bill W) September 16, 2020, Monroe, IA – This week, a guest columnist who chooses to be anonymous chimes in on several things that we all may be passionate about (I agree strongly on the PPV speed cameras).   What’s Bugging Me?   Listen, can we be more »

  • Weighing in On Larson!

    Weighing in On Larson!

    Wednesday, August 19, 2020

    (Bill W) August 19, 2020, Monroe, IA – I’ve avoided it as best I can.  The comparisons of Kyle Larson’s season to some of our legends in the past started about as soon as he left NASCAR and started annihilating the open wheel competition.    I normally avoid more »

  • Weighing in On Larson!

    Weighing in On Larson!

    Wednesday, August 19, 2020

    (Bill W) August 19, 2020, Monroe, IA – I’ve avoided it as best I can.  The comparisons of Kyle Larson’s season to some of our legends in the past started about as soon as he left NASCAR and started annihilating the open wheel competition.    I normally avoid more »

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  • Huset

    Huset's Returns!

    Wednesday, August 5, 2020

    (Bill W) August 5, 2020, Monroe, IA – In 1954, Til Huset carved out a racetrack in the Split Rock Creek Valley south of Brandon, South Dakota.  Nearby Soo Speedway was booming at the time, and Til tried everything to keep it going.  He tried afternoons, put lights in, tried different more »

  • Huset

    Huset's Returns!

    Wednesday, August 5, 2020

    (Bill W) August 5, 2020, Monroe, IA – In 1954, Til Huset carved out a racetrack in the Split Rock Creek Valley south of Brandon, South Dakota.  Nearby Soo Speedway was booming at the time, and Til tried everything to keep it going.  He tried afternoons, put lights in, tried different more »

  • MOWA

    MOWA's Tenth Year/All Stars Invade!

    Wednesday, July 29, 2020

    (Bill W) July 29, 2020, Monroe, IA – Among the strange occurrences in 2020 has been the racing schedule.  This marks the tenth year of the existence of the Midwest Open Wheel Association (MOWA) 410 sprint car series.  In Illinois, racing has been scarce compared to the states it borders, but more »

  • MOWA

    MOWA's Tenth Year/All Stars Invade!

    Wednesday, July 29, 2020

    (Bill W) July 29, 2020, Monroe, IA – Among the strange occurrences in 2020 has been the racing schedule.  This marks the tenth year of the existence of the Midwest Open Wheel Association (MOWA) 410 sprint car series.  In Illinois, racing has been scarce compared to the states it borders, but more »

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  • Return to Hockett

    Return to Hockett's ATM!

    Wednesday, July 22, 2020

    Return to Hockett’s ATM!   (Bill W) July 22, 2020, Monroe, IA – Last Friday the ASCS visited US36 Raceway near Osborn, Missouri.  Personally, the stars aligned to make my first visit there with lovely wife Ellen for the first time in several years for the former and the more »

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    Return to Hockett's ATM!

    Wednesday, July 22, 2020

    Return to Hockett’s ATM!   (Bill W) July 22, 2020, Monroe, IA – Last Friday the ASCS visited US36 Raceway near Osborn, Missouri.  Personally, the stars aligned to make my first visit there with lovely wife Ellen for the first time in several years for the former and the more »

  • Le Mans, Daytona, Indianapolis, Knoxville?

    Le Mans, Daytona, Indianapolis, Knoxville?

    Wednesday, July 15, 2020

    (Bill W) July 15, 2020, Monroe, IA – Who has run at Le Mans, Daytona, Indianapolis and Knoxville?  USAC stock car fans may come up with co-racer of the 20th century, AJ Foyt.  The four-time Indy 500 champion, 1972 Daytona 500 winner, and 1967 24 Hours of Le Mans winner with more »

  • Le Mans, Daytona, Indianapolis, Knoxville?

    Le Mans, Daytona, Indianapolis, Knoxville?

    Wednesday, July 15, 2020

    (Bill W) July 15, 2020, Monroe, IA – Who has run at Le Mans, Daytona, Indianapolis and Knoxville?  USAC stock car fans may come up with co-racer of the 20th century, AJ Foyt.  The four-time Indy 500 champion, 1972 Daytona 500 winner, and 1967 24 Hours of Le Mans winner with more »

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  • Corny!

    Corny!

    Wednesday, July 8, 2020

    (Bill W) June 30, 2020, Monroe, IA – Over fifty entries have come in already for this weekend’s 2nd Annual Corn Belt Nationals.  There are many first timers at Knoxville again, which is always interesting.  Some take to the track right away, and well…some don’t.    Brady Bacon’s more »

  • Corny!

    Corny!

    Wednesday, July 8, 2020

    (Bill W) June 30, 2020, Monroe, IA – Over fifty entries have come in already for this weekend’s 2nd Annual Corn Belt Nationals.  There are many first timers at Knoxville again, which is always interesting.  Some take to the track right away, and well…some don’t.    Brady Bacon’s more »

  • Strange Times!

    Strange Times!

    Tuesday, June 30, 2020

    (Bill W) June 30, 2020, Monroe, IA – As if the year wasn’t surreal enough, race fans received the one-two punch of the King’s Royal at Eldora and the Knoxville Nationals being canceled in consecutive days.  July and August will just not be the same.  We’ll have to find our racing more »

  • Strange Times!

    Strange Times!

    Tuesday, June 30, 2020

    (Bill W) June 30, 2020, Monroe, IA – As if the year wasn’t surreal enough, race fans received the one-two punch of the King’s Royal at Eldora and the Knoxville Nationals being canceled in consecutive days.  July and August will just not be the same.  We’ll have to find our racing more »

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