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MX? Really?

It's cool to see so much motocross on NBC in recent weeks. I would, if given a choice,  definitely prefer motocross to "supercross," a marketing term if I ever heard one. Really. I think it's like calling miniature golf "supergolf."…

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Yeah, I'm back. Let's do this now.

Yeah, I need to apologize for not keeping this up. I won't use the excuse of the day (Year? Years?). In fact, I'm going to try to avoid that less-than-favorite subject entirely. After all, what does disease have to do…

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I'm back...

...even though I never went away. But now I'm "on the road again" tot some of my favorite shows, events and swap-meets. Like two old favorites I've signed up for: the Association of Rhode Island Authors' Expo in December and…

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THINGS I'VE MISSED...

Leaving the house; eating out - breakfast, lunch or dinner; swap meets and car shows; motorcycle rides that can head to somewhere; and, of course, racing. Seekonk or Waterford on a Saturday night, Stafford or - say - Lee on…

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Distance Racing?

Of all the sports that might be able to get started again before we're completely back to "normal," you'd think auto racing would be at the top of the list. If the experts figure golfers can keep far enough away…

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September?!?!?!?

I haven't posted to my blog since September? No excuse for that.

I did want to praise Fox Sports for this past Sunday's presentation of Miller High Life 400 race-coverage from 1986. I know Fox Sports-1 had I-racing with…

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Mike Stefanik

Was shocked to learn that driver Mike Stefanik was killed in a crash of a small airplane September 15, one day short of two years after another New England racing legend, Ted Christopher, lost his life in another airplane-accident.

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GO FAST. BE SMART! Is Here!

Yeah, folks, my latest Red Racecar SPEED READER, GO FAST. BE SMART!, has finally been released, completing the three-book SPEED READER  series..

It follows our karting hero, Tyler Means, as he gets the chance to race an actual…

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Go Fast. Be Smart!

The latest entry in my Speed Reader series featuring young racer Jason Merlo continues to present issues prior to publication.

I won't get into the details. It'll only get me ripped again. Just know that the book's been done…

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...On Two Wheels

Yeah, this is how I entertain myself these days.

My oldest bike, the 1972 Yamaha XS2, finally is on the road, after I sorted out the last couple of items on the rebuild-list. This is a vertical twin 650cc…

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Woonsocket Library Appearance

Saturday, June 1, I'll be signing and selling at the Woonsocket, RI, Library.

I know I don't often do appearances at libraries or bookstores. I've found that the kids I want to read my racing books don't go to…

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Indy WAY better than you know what...

I don't know how anyone could watch Sunday's Indy 500 and then NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600 and come away thinking that stock cars provide better racing.

Of course, Indy cars are faster, better-handling, better braking, and - well -  better…