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Fri 27 May 2005
When Duane "Pappy" Carter Sr. first raced at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1947, he had no idea his offspring would still be hurtling across the famous yard of bricks nearly six decades later. Though the 11-time Indy 500 starter and...
Wed 17 Nov 2004
From his first tentative shakedown laps Wednesday, both the local veterans and visiting USAC contingent whispered Charles Davis, Jr. would prove one to watch. The SCRA points runner-up made good on those predictions by dominating the second leg of...
Sun 14 Nov 2004
After torrential rains flooded various parts of the island of Oahu over the past two weeks, the sun finally emerged in time to greet USAC's Southwest Sprint Car drivers upon their encore visit to the 50th State. Eight mainland drivers, including...
Sat 24 Apr 2004
Character actor Chris McDonald may be best known for his roles as the arrogant golfer Shooter McGavin in "Happy Gilmore" and the meteorologist in "the Perfect Storm," but he added another impressive role to his long list of credits last Saturday...
Fri 16 Apr 2004
Not long ago, Rocky Moran, Jr. figured he would spend the Long Beach Grand Prix weekend entertaining a sizable group of business clients at his home track and overseeing a booth on the trade show floor. Now, he finds himself cramming an actual...
Tue 24 Feb 2004
John DeSoto had earned considerable recognition over the decades for his prowess on a motorcycle, but for the most part that originated from abroad rather than from the local community in his native Hawaii. That finally changed this past Tuesday...
Thu 20 Nov 2003
You may not expect a five-time local track champion and current points leader getting choked up over an umpteenth win on his home turf. But that's exactly what Dean Freitas did after beating the USAC boys Sunday morning in the rain-delayed...
Mon 17 Nov 2003
The inaugural USAC Hawaiian Sprint Car Classic kicked off its doubleheader Friday night at Hawaii Motor Speedway, with yellow flags galore punctuating the evening from the first heat race on. As the bus transporting the visiting Southwest Sprint...
Who says it never rains in Hawaii? The USAC visitors painfully learned the fallacy of that notion Saturday night as intermittent but substantial showers greeted the normally arid plains of Central Oahu. At 9:00 pm, shortly before the scheduled...
Sun 16 Nov 2003
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