Eric Angeledes (sneak peek)

Eric Angeledes (sneak peek)

Watch for a feature article on Outlaw Compacts driver Eric Angeledes in the upcoming 20th Anniversary special edition of Inside Track. The full article will be available on the Inside Track website once our subscribers have had a chance to receive their copies.

Leo Ward (sneak peek)

Leo Ward (sneak peek)

Watch for a feature article on Dwarf Car driver Leo Ward in the upcoming 20th Anniversary special edition of Inside Track. The full article will be available on the Inside Track website once our subscribers have had a chance to receive their copies.

NASCAR K&N West Series at Evergreen

NASCAR K&N West Series at Evergreen

NASCAR’s Pro Series West returned to the Northwest for a 150-lap race Aug. 16 at Evergreen Speedway. With a lead switch on the very last lap, California driver David Mayhew piloted the 17 car to victory. Here are some photos of the cars that competed, but watch for even more in the upcoming issue of Inside Track.   

Inside Track issue 107 (July-August 2014)

Inside Track issue 107 (July-August 2014)

Browse through Inside Track’s July-August 2014 edition (Issue 107) with links to some of the items from this issue. You can purchase back issues of this issue on this page as well.

Mike Steltz (issue 107)

Mike Steltz (issue 107)

Mike was inspired to build a street rod for himself and after bolting a 327-cid motor in his Chevy short box pickup, the tickets came almost as fast as his truck. His first race car for Figure 8 competition was a Nova like he had helped the Hamlin team build earlier. He piloted the Nova to the 1992 F-8 Nationals championship.

James and John Blackwell (issue 107)

James and John Blackwell (issue 107)

When their Argo JM-5 was delivered it was the first Argo Atlantic car racing in America, and James piloted it to victory in its first outing, winning the 1981 SCCA National at Portland International Raceway.

CJ Hawley (Issue 107)

CJ Hawley (Issue 107)

Clyde Fought Sr. passed on a legacy of racing that has lasted through the generations. In 1992, Clyde had several sprint cars brought up from Nevada and spread among his sons and grandsons to race in Ephrata. Tricia says there was no doubt that son CJ would follow into racing as his great-grandfather had done so many years earlier.

Norm Braedt (issue 107)

Norm Braedt (issue 107)

It took a truck to help Norm Braedt find the path from Tacoma to Bremerton Raceway. “I had been building cars all my life,” he recalls. “Then I built a ’68 Chevy with a performance motor so I brought it out to the dragstrip.” Four decades later, Norm has had the chance to rack up his own seat time at Northwest dragstrips, including Bremerton, Pacific Raceways, Yakima, Spokane, Boise, Woodburn and Shelton.

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by / on July 16, 2014 at 4:17 pm / in Canada, Feature Article, Open Wheels

Robbie Price (issue 107)

Son of a stock car racer himself, Wilroc veteran Randy Price began racing at Western Speedway at the age 16. By the time his son Robbie turned 16 the third-generation driver already had kicked off his eighth season. “I asked him if he wanted to race and he said yes,” Randy recalls. “I can’t stop him now – it’s all he talks about. He lives for racing.”

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by / on July 6, 2014 at 1:54 pm / in announcements, Other Motorsports, Washington

Historics at Pacific Raceways

Vintage racing hit the course at Pacific Raceways as the SOVREN group hosted the 26th Annual Pacific Northwest Historic Vintage Races. Here are some of the exotic vintage racers. Watch for more in an upcoming issue of Inside Track.    

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by / on June 29, 2014 at 10:02 pm / in announcements, Stock Cars, Washington

Summer Showdown at Evergreen Speedway 2014

Evergreen Speedway wrapped up June with the Summer Showdown as the Pro-4 and Super Late Models competed on the 5/8-mile oval.   Here are some (not quite all) of the Late models that filled the pits on Saturday…   … and here are the Pro-4 entries.

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by / on June 26, 2014 at 5:26 pm / in Back Issues

Inside Track issue 106 (June 2014)

Browse through Inside Track’s May 2014 edition (Issue 105) with links to some of the items from this issue. You can purchase back issues of this issue on this page as well.

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by / on June 16, 2014 at 11:52 pm / in Feature Article, Other Motorsports, Washington

Steever’s classic Chevies (issue 106)

Dennis Steever graduated from Puyallup High School in 1967, just a year ahead of wife Teri. The South Hill couple was back at their old high school for the 2014 Viking Motorsport Car show with son Tracy, who graduated in nearby Rogers High School’s Class of ’87. “Cars have been a passion since high school,” Dennis reflects on their time at PHS. “When I met my wife she had a ’55 4 door and I had a ’55 sedan.”

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by / on June 15, 2014 at 11:59 pm / in Feature Article, Other Motorsports, Washington

Justin Hart (issue 106)

Justin Hart has been banging around demolition derby for 10 years, though he says that should not have come as a shock to his parents. “They were taking me to the races ever since I was 2,” The driver from Kelso, Wash., explains. “They were surprised for some reason that I started racing.”

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by / on June 13, 2014 at 6:29 pm / in Drag Racing, Feature Article, Washington

Jeff Grubbs (issue 106)

Jeff Grubbs took up drag racing steadily in 2007, fielding a ’67 Camaro at Pacific Raceways.

“I’d always been into hot rods and wanted to go fast,” the Olympia driver says. “I used to street race back when I went to Olympia High School. The drag strip is safer and I didn’t want to get into any more trouble.”

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by / on June 7, 2014 at 11:15 pm / in announcements, Washington

60th Anniversary celebration at Evergreen (June 7, 2014)

There was a lot going on at Evergreen Speedway this weekend as the track celebrated its 60th Anniversary. Here is a healthy serving of the festivities as well as the competitors in the night’s racing program featuring the Stinger 8s, NW Outlaw Fig 8s, Mini Stocks and Super Late Models. Watch for even more featured in an upcoming issue of Inside Track.

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by / on May 22, 2014 at 11:20 am / in Feature Article, Stock Cars, Washington

Scott Burby at Evergreen Speedway (issue 106)

Born and raised in Clearview, Wash., Scott Burby took up racing at nearby Evergreen Speedway in 2011. “I always wanted to race since my days at Cascade High School,” he says. “I just decided to do it.”

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by / on May 6, 2014 at 3:03 pm / in Back Issues

Inside Track issue 105 (May 2014)

Browse through Inside Track’s May 2014 edition (Issue 105) with links to some of the items from this issue. You can purchase back issues of this issue on this page as well.

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