Author Archives: Meghan Walker

IHRA Northern Nationals

DON: Bev and I were looking for a different angle for this race, and with great photo access, we got it - wheels up action. In the past I would have only watched the Super Stock cars, but now a days … Continue reading
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ASA Meijer 250

DON: ASA gets "it" - They understand they're in the entertainment business, not the racing business. They've come a long way since I last saw an ASA event. They now have big time TV coverage and put on a great show … Continue reading
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All American Soap Box Derby

DON: This is not your fathers soap box. These aerodynamic cars have come a long way from the early days of soap box racing. I never realized all the science and skill that went into a fast soap box. The cars … Continue reading
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HPV – Human Powered Vehicle Race Cheddar Challenge – Kenosha, WI

DON: You went to a bicycle race? Yep! Don't roll your eyes at me or I'll sick the "Great White" on you. These racers could teach auto racers a ton about aerodynamics, friction and fitness. I loved the track, it was … Continue reading
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Motor City Nationals Milan Mi

RRT: Burnouts, Burndowns and Sunburns. We saw it all at the inaugural IHRA Motor City Nationals in Milan Michigan. It was typical Michigan weather; Friday was cold, wet and windy; the rest of the weekend was HOT and sunny. What do … Continue reading
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National Muscle Car Association Martin Mi

National Muscle Car Association: To hot-rodders and drag racing fans around the world, nothing says muscle car and automotive high performance like Michigan. Nestled in amongst the Great Lakes, this Midwestern state is the home of the “big three” auto manufacturers, … Continue reading
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Achtung! – Don’t Try This at Home

When Alois Ruf, owner of Ruf Automobile, invited me to Germany to attempt 200mph (322kmh) on the Autobahn in his historic Yellowbird, I was skeptical. Okay, the Yellowbird is capable of such speeds–it was the first production car to shatter … Continue reading

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Bonneville Salt Flats

THE BONNEVILLE EXPERIENCE By Greg Stokes   Bonneville Salt Flats - the home of land speed racing that has been home to hot rodders for over fifty years. Bonneville Salt Flats has filled the history books globally with the likes … Continue reading
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200 MPH IN AN INDY CAR

It took seven months to secure another attempt at 200 mph after failing at California Speedway in February 2002. Brayton Racing, fully committed to giving me a second try, ran out of sponsorship money by mid-season, so I had to … Continue reading
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