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Trackchasing – too competitive?

Is Trackchasing too competitive?  What is competitive?     Editor’s note:  I wrote this piece in 2007.  From what I can tell I wouldn’t have written it any differently now in 2014.  Trackchasing numbers are still way down compared to the hobby’s heyday.  That’s probably never going to change.  I’ll tell you why below. I must say that it pains…

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2011 – Present…will it never end?

    2011 – 113 tracks   1613 Senator Bob Martin Eastern Agricultural Center Williamston North Carolina United States January 7, 2011 INDOOR-DO 1614 Richmond Coliseum Richmond Virginia United States January 8, 2011 INDOOR-PO     1615 Puffers Pond Ice Track Vernon Vermont United States January 9, 2011 ICE-O 1616 Puffers Pond Ice Track Vernon Vermont United States January 9,…

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2006-2010…the big years

    2006 – 147 tracks    992 Watermelon Capital Speedway Cordele Georgia United States January 14, 2006 PO 993 Cross Roads Motorplex Jasper Florida United States January 15, 2006 PO 994 Norfolk Scope Arena Norfolk Virginia United States January 20, 2006 INDOOR-PO 995 Qualcomm Stadium Mission Valley California United States January 21, 2006 DO 996 Forster Livestock Pavilion Salem…

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2001-2005…the beginning of trackchasing

    2001 – 80 tracks     Carol, Kristy and Jim – Christmas Eve somewhere in the Caribbean.     467 Laughlin Events Venue Laughlin Nevada United States January 21, 2001 DRC 468 Circuit Jacques Rainville Vanier Quebec Canada February 11, 2001 ICE-RC 469 Lac Morin Ice Track Mont Carmel Quebec Canada February 11, 2001 ICE-O 470 Pauline Davis…

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1996-2000…the end of racechasing

  1996 – 29 tracks     268 USA International Speedway Lakeland Florida United States February 11, 1996 PO 269 St. Augustine Speedway St. Augustine Florida United States February 13, 1996 DO 270 Tri-City Speedway Granite City Illinois United States May 11, 1996 OUTER-DO 271 Tri-State Speedway Haubstadt Indiana United States May 12, 1996 DO 272 Altamont Raceway Park Tracy…

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1986-95…the family years

  1986 – 8 tracks       157 Martinsville Speedway Martinsville Virginia United States April 26, 1986 PO 158 311 Speedway Madison North Carolina United States April 26, 1986 DO 159 Columbus Motor Speedway Columbus Ohio United States June 10, 1986 PO 160 Riverside Speedway Cottage Grove Oregon United States June 28, 1986 DO 161 Oxford Plains Speedway Oxford…

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1949-1985…the first 150 or so

    Pre-1980 – 71 tracks     1 Peoria Speedway – Mt. Hawley Peoria Illinois United States Pre-1980 (circa 1955) DO       2 Peoria Speedway – Farmington Road Peoria Illinois United States Pre-1980 (1965) DO 3 Davenport Speedway Davenport Iowa United States Pre-1980 INNER-DO 4 Davenport Speedway Davenport Iowa United States Pre-1980 OUTER-DO 5 Sterling Speedbowl Sterling…

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Highlights and Definitions

Lists.Lists!  Where would a trackchaser be without his or her list?  I’m glad you stopped by this section of my website.  It’s chock full of what else?  LISTS!  However, I think you’re going to love the photos that accompany the listing of tracks that I’ve attended.  You’ll see the friends and family that have accompanied me on so many trips. …

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Merry Christmas 2016!

2016 SEASON’S GREETINGS     Here’s wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and the happiest of holidays.                HAPPY HOLIDAYS!                               December 2016          Time value of age! I’ve invented a new phrase. Don’t believe me? Google it. You won’t find this phrase anywhere. If you can’t believe what you read on the internet, then what…

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Interstate Speedway

Greetings from Sheridan, Wyoming From the travels and adventures of the “World’s #1 Trackchaser”  Interstate Speedway – Lifetime track #16 The Interstate Speedway is officially listed as my 16th lifetime racetrack to see.  Interstate was part of my “group of 71”.  What does that mean?  Prior to 1980 I did not record official dates of my track visits.  Therefore, for those…

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