HORSE SHOES Orb, Ruffian and the Triple Crown
I didnt bet on Orb, this years Kentucky Derby winner, but I should have.
I should have noticed Orb was wearing the colors of one if not the greatest fillies of all time: Ruffian.
Then, there would h... Posted on 5/17/13 at 9:46 PM
THE RACING LIFE Vintage Racing Videos
We love to watch vintage race footage! ("Vintage": Any race that's been recorded on VHS tape or previous formats.) This video is from the Jeff Hapala home video collection. It features racing from the... Posted on 4/15/13 at 1:10 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Cooperation fading as session nears end
By Danielle Nordine and Don Davis
Republicans say Gov. Mark Daytons Friday veto of their tax-relief bill threatens cooperation in the few remaining days of the Minnesota legislative session.
You do ... Posted on 5/4/12 at 10:57 PM
ADDICTED TO RUNNING Getting to the END
Time has a way of coloring the past, and mostly, memories of Saturday's adventure race fill in the outlines of a new experience.
Early Saturday, Tim and Denise, two-thirds of Team STD, headed out fro... Posted on 4/30/12 at 11:01 PM
STAFF BLOG THE AREAVOICES COMMUNITY Areavoices Digest #63 - Hockey, concerts, racing and more
The other day I ran into a former co-worker of mine, Scott Sailer from WDAY-TV. He was decked out in a red hoodie with "The Racing Life" emblazoned on the front. (Check it out in this is a photo of hi... Posted on 2/8/12 at 10:47 AM
AUTO RACING: As Tim Lisson advanced through the rounds at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series stop at Brainerd International Raceway two weeks ago, the excitement began to boil over for the rest of the Lisson family back home in Solon Springs.
Roger Penske, the most successful team owner in open-wheel history, has little to show for 40 years of NASCAR. Brad Keselowski, the 28-year-old blue collar antiestablishment Michigan native, could change that for “The Captain” — just as he promised in a passionate speech to Penske four years ago.
Jason Line finished as the runner-up in the NHRA Pro Stock standings after the season finale on Sunday at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, Calif.
Line, a native of Wright and the defending Pro Stock champion, advanced to the quarterfinals on Sunday before getting knocked out after a great jump off the line by Vincent Nobile.
The 73-year-old Carlson, who has been involved with the speedway for 60 years, resigned his position as the Lakehead Racing Association that manages the speedway announced changes at its annual membership meeting.
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