Articles by: Steve Heeb

Reece Goetz (issue 100)
by / on November 26, 2011 at 4:48 am / in Feature Article, Open Wheels, Washington

Reece Goetz (issue 100)

The 2011 season will go down as the year that 16-year-old Reece Goetz dominated the standings in the Midget ranks. Between April and September the young driver out of Snohomish, Wash., competed at Northwest dirt tracks Deming, Grays Harbor, Skagit, Cottage Grove, and on the asphalt at Evergreen Speedway.

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Linda Smith (issue 100)
by / on November 26, 2011 at 4:47 am / in Feature Article, Other Motorsports, Washington

Linda Smith (issue 100)

The trip from Lake Tapps, Wash., to Puyallup is but a few miles. But for Linda Smith and her pair of ’58 Impalas, showing up at the Goodguys Pacific Northwest Nationals this summer marked the end of a very long journey. It was the first time the vintage Chevies had seen daylight since Linda’s husband David passed away in 2003.

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Rob Boardway (issue 99)
by / on September 26, 2011 at 4:47 pm / in Drag Racing, Feature Article, Washington

Rob Boardway (issue 99)

Rob has logged three seasons of drag racing, but his involvement with the racing industry dates back to the mid-’90s. “I went to see my first race at the Goodguys Drags in 1995 and I was hooked,” he recalls of being a spectator at Pacific Raceways, then Seattle International Raceway. “I just couldn’t resist.” A few years later he would be looking from the driver’s seat.

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Chuck Russell (issue 99)
by / on September 26, 2011 at 4:47 pm / in Feature Article, Other Motorsports, Washington

Chuck Russell (issue 99)

Before Chuck Russell attended the final day of the 2000 Goodguys show in Puyallup, his wife Karla asked if they would ever get a street rod of their own. “I told her that something would find us,” Chuck recalls.

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360 Nationals at Skagit (issue 99)
by / on September 26, 2011 at 5:42 am / in Feature Article, Open Wheels, Washington

360 Nationals at Skagit (issue 99)

3600 Nationals photos by Robert Hunter, Lisa Swanberg, Jerry Nelson and Steve Heeb

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Daffodil Cup (issue 99)
by / on September 26, 2011 at 5:39 am / in Feature Article, Open Wheels, Washington

Daffodil Cup (issue 99)

Daffodil Cup photos by Robert Hunter, Ken Keating, Scott Cedergreen, Barrie Goodwin and Wildlight Photography

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Dave and Larry Keller (issue 98)
by / on August 25, 2011 at 4:47 pm / in Feature Article, Street Rods, Washington

Dave and Larry Keller (issue 98)

Dave and Larry Keller

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Jerry Lee and Mike Mejer (issue 98)
by / on August 15, 2011 at 4:47 pm / in Feature Article, Other Motorsports, Washington

Jerry Lee and Mike Mejer (issue 98)

Autocross Corvettes: Jerry Lee and Mike Mejer

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Goodguys Show 2011 (issue 98)
by / on August 5, 2011 at 4:47 pm / in Photopage, Street Rods, Washington

Goodguys Show 2011 (issue 98)

Goodguys Show in Puyallup; 2011

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Tim Minister (issue 97)
by / on July 26, 2011 at 4:47 pm / in Feature Article, Stock Cars, Washington

Tim Minister (issue 97)

Long before Tim Minister of Eatonville, Wash., began turning laps in a Super Late Model at Evergreen Speedway, he already had made multiple laps across the country. “I was in a military family so we moved all over the place,” he says of his childhood while his father Bob Minister served in the US Navy. “He was stationed at California, Idaho, Virginia, Idaho, Virginia and then Washington.”

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