As PC came in, nicknames swept beyond the outfield, out of the jukebox, even the ballot box

As it happens, the seven-footer resents being called Stretch, the anorexic loathes the name Twiggy, and imagine the consternation of the awards-show host and recipient when the announcement comes: “It goes to Blind Lemon Jefferson.” … More As PC came in, nicknames swept beyond the outfield, out of the jukebox, even the ballot box

Alpinestars track duds separate ‘highly civilized beings’ from the everyday schlub on his Fat Boy

  “Nature, of course, ordains that human beings be completed by clothing, not left bare in their own insufficient skins,” writes Ann Hollander in Sex and Suits: The Evolution of Modern Dress.  When recently undertaking Jason Pridmore’s Star School, I sure couldn’t risk being left bare in my own insufficient skin. And I didn’t want to… More Alpinestars track duds separate ‘highly civilized beings’ from the everyday schlub on his Fat Boy

A diploma, and some milling around during Jason Pridmore’s Star School

By Ronald Ahrens My experience at Jason Pridmore’s Star School on Dec. 20 and 21 significantly benefited my motorcycling skills. The classroom lessons were perfectly straightforward. Applying theory to practice during track time at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway was equally so. While I’m a fully satisfied customer as far as the school’s curriculum goes, this is… More A diploma, and some milling around during Jason Pridmore’s Star School

How I strapped myself to the mast and survived the ‘boiling surf’ of motorcycle racing school

Sixteen months ago, you say motorcycle racing school’s in my future, I spit in your eye. Track riding? That’s for crazy people who care naught for life and limb. And besides, I’m not good enough. But a couple of things happen, and here I am on a recent Saturday night, eating a cold turkey sandwich… More How I strapped myself to the mast and survived the ‘boiling surf’ of motorcycle racing school

In second NASCAR Nationwide race, Dakoda Armstrong comes home 15th, but not unfettered, at Auto Club Speedway

On March 23, 2013, making his second-ever start in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, Dakoda Armstrong finished 15th in the Royal Purple 300 at Auto Club Speedway. Q. Fifteenth position—pretty good for your second race. A. Yeah, I mean, we were better than that, but we were struggling on restarts there. I think we restarted ninth… More In second NASCAR Nationwide race, Dakoda Armstrong comes home 15th, but not unfettered, at Auto Club Speedway