Articles by: Steve Heeb

RPM Workshops (issue 101)
by / on June 20, 2012 at 4:47 pm / in Feature Article, Motorsports Industry

RPM Workshops (issue 101)

To some promoters, RPM’s annual gathering inReno,Nev., is a good way to wrap up the season. To others, it is more about jump starting preparations for the coming season. Either way, the workshops put on by Race Promotion Monthly are a great way to exchange ideas and learn from the experiences of other promoters from all over the country.

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Issue 101 shipped
by / on June 19, 2012 at 9:45 am / in Uncategorized

Issue 101 shipped

The June 2012 edition (issue 101) has been shipped and has already been delivered to subscribers. Now the real work begins! The website is up and running, but is painfully empty at the moment. I will be working to re-populate the site with articles and items from past issues, but this will take some time. For the time being, I […]

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David Wakefield (issue 100)
by / on November 26, 2011 at 4:47 pm / in Drag Racing, Feature Article, Washington

David Wakefield (issue 100)

David Wakefield has been watching racing since 1991 with family friends Howard Johnson and his son Mark. “I’ve known Mark since we played t-ball together,” David recalls. “When Mark turned 16 Howard got back into racing. Being a best friend I helped out however I could.” David eventually bought a blue ’71 Chevelle from Howard and began sportsman drag racing in 1994.

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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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