Articles by: Steve Heeb

by / on September 13, 2004 at 4:47 pm / in Drag Racing, Feature Article, Washington

Art and Russ Smith (issue 61)

Art and Russ Smith

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by / on July 31, 2004 at 4:47 pm / in Drag Racing, Feature Article, Washington

Dalrymples and Linders (issue 60)

Family racing with the Dalrymples and Linders

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by / on July 31, 2004 at 4:47 pm / in Feature Article, Stock Cars, Washington

Matt Murphy and Joe Constance (issue 60)

Matt Murphy

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by / on July 31, 2004 at 4:47 pm / in Drag Racing, Feature Article, Washington

Mike Lewis (issue 60)

Mike Lewis at Bremerton Raceway

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by / on June 25, 2004 at 5:42 pm / in Feature Article, Stock Cars, Washington

Tom Hughs and John Salemi (issue 59)

In the Super Stock ranks, two drivers have arrived at the Monroe track from opposite ends of the country. Tom Hughs calls Arlington, Wash., home, but fellow driver John Salemi has made the trip from Nashua, New Hampshire, to take part in the feature.

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by / on June 25, 2004 at 5:37 pm / in Feature Article, Motorsports Industry, Washington

RaceCals (issue 59)

Nestled in the wooded hillside overlooking Flaming Geyser State Park, an array of colorful stickers on the door of an otherwise non-descript garage are the only indication that one has arrived at MJB Screenprint, home of RaceCals. Inside, hundreds-maybe thousands-of stickers cover almost every inch of wall space as a colorful testament to the artistic talent of Andy Benedetti.

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by / on June 25, 2004 at 4:47 pm / in Drag Racing, Feature Article, Washington

Rick Welter (issue 59)

Two years ago, the inspiration for the Quasar Blue with silver flames paint scheme on Rick Welter’s ’67 Belvedere came from a shirt that son Justin was wearing. Welter piloted the “blue car” to the 2003 Pro Bracket title at Bremerton Raceway. Race fans may recall the Port Ludlow racer behind the wheel of another ’67 Belvedere, Savage, as the track’s 2000 Pro bracket champ.

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by / on June 25, 2004 at 4:47 pm / in Feature Article, Other Motorsports, Washington

Russ Rockwell (issue 59)

Tumwater motorcycle racer Russ Rockwell goes by the fitting moniker: Rock. With early wins already at the national event in Phoenix and a West divisional race, Rockwell has rocketed to seventh nationally in the All Harley Drag Race Associations’s Super Gas points chase. Rockell also nabbed a win at Bremerton Raceway’s season opener April 11.

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by / on June 25, 2004 at 4:47 pm / in Drag Racing, Feature Article, Washington

Jody and Toby Lang (issue 59)

Deliberate. Jody Lang sums up his racing philosophy with a single word. His brother Toby would agree, saying that Jody’s attention to detail has led to his consistent success in the Pro and Sportsman brackets at Bremerton. Jody says he’ll race pretty much anything with no electronics. “It’s not the speed,” he emphasizes. “It’s the competition.”

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by / on June 25, 2004 at 4:47 am / in Drag Racing, Feature Article, Washington

Doug Arthur (issue 59)

Doug Arthur and Bill Huntington occasionally bump into each other during the work week. Both are carpenters by trade and sometimes their paths cross. And most weekends, Arthur and Huntington get a chance to meet up in the staging lanes at Arthur’s hometrack Pacific Raceways or at Bremerton Raceway.

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