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Semi-Monthly
Racing Commentary
with
LEW BOYD

Email Lew at lewboyd@coastal181.com

.:: TEAROFFS SUBJECT INDEX ::.

| AIRPLANES | DRAG RACING | DRIVING/RACING | DRIVERS |

| EAST COAST-STYLE MODIFIEDS | HILL CLIMBS | INDY |

| LAND SPEED | LATE MODELS/TRUCKS | MEDIA | MIDGETS |

| MIDWEST-STYLE MODIFIEDS | MOTORCYLES | MUSEUMS |

| NASCAR/SUPERSPEEDWAY | NICKNAMES |

| OWNERS/BUILDERS/FAMILY | PROMOTERS | COOL QUOTATIONS |

| RACES | ROAD RACING | SHORT TRACK - MISCELLANEOUS |

| SHOWS | SPRINT CARS | STARTERS | SUPERMODIFIEDS |

| TRACKS |


AIRPLANES

8/16/12 - A Racer at Heart - Harriet Quimby

DRAG RACING

2/18/12 - OJ McKenney and the Freedom Machine

DRIVING/RACING

9/15/07 - Too Many Officials

11/1/07 - Tightly In - Or Easily Out? - Cockpit Safety

12/21/07 - When Starters Couldn't See - Flagstand Vision

1/7/08 - When Drivers Can't See - Cockpit Vision

8/15/09 - Facial Exposure - Helmet Safety

7/31/09 - Dying in the Pits

11/1/09 - In The Zone

4/22/09 - The Son of Hard Luck - Accessible Racing
Experience for the Handicapped

2/20/13 - Racin' Wrecked

DRIVERS

7/15/07  -  Red Farmer

8/1/07 - Armond Holley

8/15/07 - Being Dale Junior

9/1/07 - The Look of a Real Driver - Rich Vogler

10/15/07 - That First Race - Dave Dion

11/15/07 - Tough Drivers - Eddie Casterline

12/1/07 - Ride Along with Erica - Erica Santos

1/25/08 - That Frankie - Frankie Schneider

2/14/08 - Doug Wolfgang

3/26/08 - Carl and Corey - Carl Edwards and Corey Dripps

4/15/08 - Thinking About Rene Charland

5/1/08 - Bobby's Blues - Bobby Santos III

5/20/08 - The Spirit of a Racer - Al Powell

6/5/08 - Boomer Role Model - John Richards

6/18/08 - The Night Buzz Was Worried - Buzz Rose

7/7/08 - McUnderdog - Eddie MacDonald

8/6/08 - Wallace on Wednesdays - Dirt Trackin’ Kenny - Kenny Wallace

9/1/08 - One Night at The Park - Les Ley

9/20/08 - Joey's Dad - Joey Logano

11/11/08 - That Rick Ferkel

11/24/08 - Remembering Chuck Amati - by Joyce Standridge

12/16/08 - Wimble Power, Will Power - Bill Wimble

1/30/09 - Steve - Steve Arpin

2/11/09 - Peter at the Park - Peter Fiandaca at Riverside Park

3/18/09 - About That Mike Spaulding

6/18/09 - Catching Up With Brad Doty

9/4/09 - South Dakota Chris - Chris Prussman

10/19/09 - Rough Week in the Midwest - Rick Standridge, Mike Spaulding

11/15/09 - Ernie's Excellent Chase - Ernie Gahan

11/29/09 - Once More for Ernie - Ernie Gahan

12/28/09 - The Flying Finn and The All American Boy
- Reino Tulonen & Pete Salvatore

1/21/10 -  Shane's Sensational '78 - Shane Carson

 2/8/10 - Roger The Remarkable - Roger Treichler

2/21/10 - Miracles of the Rock - Richard Burton

3/22/10 - Davey! - Davey Hamilton

4/11/10 - The Song of the Fifties - Pete Corey

4/27/10 - Catching Up With Steve Arpin

5/15/10 - Bluebird - Jerry Coons

5/28/10 - The Monk and Matty D. Lou Lazzarro & Matt DeLorenzo

6/16/10 - Racin' Kid, Racin' Dad - Ed and Austin Wolf

7/7/10 - The Wins are Gustin - Ryan Gustin

8/6/10 - Adrian and the Deep Water - Adrian Flath

 8/30/11 - Sideways and the Dzus Queen - Blake Shepard

11/21/10 - Mutt and the Brutal Ballet - Arin Mcintosh

12/31/10 - Powerful Passion - Buzz Rose, Jim McElreath

1/15/11 - Reconsidering Generalizations - Denny Zimmerman

1/28/11 - Doc's Beard - Doc MacKenzie

2/10/11 - They Call Him 1/4ley - Dale Quarterly

3/23/11 - Thinking of Gene Bergin

6/2/11 - Irv and the Hall of Fame - Irv Taylor

6/30/11 - Quick to Quickest - Jim “Mr. Magoo” Maguire

7/14/11 - So Here's What Jack Says - Jack Soderman

8/16/11 - Totally Fast - Jason Meyers

9/14/11 - About J.R. Hildebrand - and that Last Lap

11/7/11 - Route 169 South, Algona - Daryl Arend

12/4/11 - Bob Jepson, the Land Speed Racer Next Door

1/31/12 - Jon's Joy - Jon Backlund

2/18/12 - OJ McKenney and the Freedom Machine

3/18/12 - The Kid Who Says Thanks - Brian Sherwood

4/4/12 - Eastbound, Somewhere in Texas - Austin Hubbard

5/17/12 - Scotty and the Super Moon - Scott Viets

6/1/12 - Memorial Days - Hully Bunn

6/28/12 - Beef - Tommy Hager

8/2/12 - Andy Does Dixie - Andy Seuss

9/25/12 - Fast Fitchburgers - Ronnie Bouchard

10/29/12 - Horn Attack - Jeff & Mike Horn

10/12/12 - Kenny Does Daytona - Ken Schraeder

11/20/12 - Being Tough - Jeff & Linda Bloom

1/15/13 - The Top Cat of Memphis - Hooker Hood

4/23/13 - Racing North of the Bridge - Bob Bushley and the P-38s - Homer Drew

5/8/13 - Ray and the Record Book - Ray Miller


6/5/13 - Corky Cookman

7/8/13 - Four Characters and a Cookie - Kenny Schrader,
Bentley Warren, Dick Trickle, and Rick Standridge

9/7/12 - Speed Rico - Rico Abreau

10/7/13 - Joy In Racing - Dave Dion, Ken Shoemaker, Rene Charland,
Bentley Warren, and Doug Heveron

11/10/13 - Sharp Guy - Bob Sharp

2/10/14 - In The Moment with Jessica Zemken

2/25/14 - In The Southlands with Bugsy Stevens

4/17/14 - Being Eddie MacDonald

5/11/14 - Inner Tough - Lew Boyd & Brad Keselowski

7/7/14 - George and Art's Sweet Sorrow

9/3/14 - The Lindsay Flash - Harli White

3/25/15 - Putt Mossman – Character for the Ages

4/22/15 - Billy Betteridge - The Improbable Superstar

5/28/15 - How I Won The Little 500 in the Emergency Room - Wayne Reutimann

7-7-15 - Rickey's Resilience - Rickey Hooker

7-31-15 - RWhen Characters Could Race - Al Crockett

9-3-15 - The Road East - Justin Grant

10-14-15 - Twenty Minutes at the 'Cuse - Richie Tobias & Jason Grant

2-18-16 - Bentley

1-30-17 - Gary Balough Induction

2-23-17 - The Man Who Took The Union Down - Will Cagle

5-1-17 - VOICE OF EXPERIENCE: Wes Moody

5-30-17 - VOICE OF EXPERIENCE: Bobby Brack

6-29-17 - VOICE OF EXPERIENCE: Rick Eckert

EAST COAST-STYLE MODIFIEDS

1/25/08 - That Frankie - Frankie Schneider

4/15/08 - Thinking About Rene Charland

5/1/08 - Bobby's Blues - Bobby Santos III

5/20/08 - The Spirit of a Racer - Al Powell

9/1/08 - One Night at The Park - Les Ley

12/16/08 - Wimble Power, Will Power - Bill Wimble

2/11/09 - Peter at the Park - Peter Fiandaca at Riverside Park

11/15/09 - Ernie's Excellent Chase - Ernie Gahan

11/29/09 - Once More for Ernie - Ernie Gahan

12/28/09 - The Flying Finn and The All American Boy
- Reino Tulonen & Pete Salvatore

12/28/09 - The Flying Finn and The All American Boy
- Reino Tulonen & Pete Salvatore

 2/8/10 - Roger The Remarkable - Roger Treichler

4/11/10 - The Song of the Fifties - Pete Corey

5/28/10 - The Monk and Matty D. Lou Lazzarro & Matt DeLorenzo

3/23/11 - Thinking of Gene Bergin

6/2/11 - Irv and the Hall of Fame - Irv Taylor

9/30/11 - Saturday Folk at New Hampshire

10/19/11 - Otto Does the 'Cuse

8/2/11 - Perrotte at Plattsburgh - Mike Perrotte

3/18/12 - The Kid Who Says Thanks - Brian Sherwood

5/4/12 - Sizzler Reflections 1972/2012 - Stafford Springs, CT

6/1/12 - Memorial Days - Hully Bunn

6/28/12 - Beef - Tommy Hager

8/2/12 - Andy Does Dixie - Andy Seuss

6/5/13 - Corky Cookman

2/25/14 - In The Southlands with Bugsy Stevens

7/7/14 - George and Art's Sweet Sorrow

8/7/14 - Two Lucky Guys and Their Modifieds

HILL CLIMBS

3/3/12 - Cook's Quick! - Todd Cook

6/16/11 - Climb to the Clouds - Mt. Washington, NH

INDY

9/14/11 - About J.R. Hildebrand - and that Last Lap

1/28/11 - Doc's Beard - Doc MacKenzie

3/22/10 - Davey! - Davey Hamilton

LAND SPEED

12/4/11 - Bob Jepson, the Land Speed Racer Next Door

LATE MODELS/TRUCKS

7/15/07  -  Red Farmer

7/7/08 - McUnderdog - Eddie MacDonald

10/19/09 - Rough Week in the Midwest - Rick Standridge, Mike Spaulding

2/10/11 - They Call Him 1/4ley - Dale Quarterly

9/30/11 - Saturday Folk at New Hampshire

2/21/10 - Miracles of the Rock - Richard Burton

4/4/12 - Eastbound, Somewhere in Texas - Austin Hubbard

6/12/12 - Prelude to the Dream - Eldora Speedway

MEDIA

9/14/10 - Push Refresh for Speedway Illustrated

MIDGETS

8/1/07 - Armond Holley

11/15/07 - Tough Drivers - Eddie Casterline

12/1/07 - Ride Along with Erica - Erica Santos

5/15/10 - Bluebird - Jerry Coons

1/15/11 - Reconsidering Generalizations - Denny Zimmerman

1/31/12 - Jon's Joy - Jon Backlund

5/17/12 - Scotty and the Super Moon - Scott Viets

9/5/12 - Alvah and Diego - Jeep Colkitt & Dee Toran

10/29/12 - Horn Attack - Jeff & Mike Horn

1/23/14 - On The Plane From Tulsa - The Chili Bowl

3/25/15 - Putt Mossman – Character for the Ages

4/22/15 - Billy Betteridge - The Improbable Superstar

MIDWEST-STYLE MODIFIEDS

8/6/08 - Wallace on Wednesdays - Dirt Trackin’ Kenny - Kenny Wallace

3/18/09 - About That Mike Spaulding

9/4/09 - South Dakota Chris - Chris Prussman

10/19/09 - Rough Week in the Midwest - Rick Standridge, Mike Spaulding

7/7/10 - The Wins are Gustin - Ryan Gustin

6/16/10 - Racin' Kid, Racin' Dad - Ed and Austin Wolf

MOTORCYLES

1/29/13 - The Call of the Wall - The "Wall of Death"

3/25/15 - Putt Mossman – Character for the Ages

MUSEUMS

3/24/13 - ON O’NEILL AVENUE: Visiting the Marty Himes Museum

NASCAR/SUPERSPEEDWAY

8/15/07 - Being Dale Junior

10/15/07 - That First Race - Dave Dion

1/30/09 - Steve - Steve Arpin

2/21/11 - Dinner in Daytona - Bobby Allison, Johnny Allen, Ralph Liguori

9/25/12 - Fast Fitchburgers - Ronnie Bouchard

10/12/12 - Kenny Does Daytona - Ken Schraeder

NICKNAMES

10/1/07 - What's in a Name

OWNERS/BUILDERS/FAMILY

9/20/08 - Joey's Dad - Joey Logano

10/6/08 - Fifty Second Classic - Skip and Lois Matczak

9/28/10 - Maybe Marty - Marty Harty

11/7/11 - Route 169 South, Algona - Daryl Arend

11/22/11 - Present Payoff, Future Payoff - Bob Bahre

4/23/13 - Racing North of the Bridge - Bob Bushley and the P-38s

7/7/14 - George and Art's Sweet Sorrow

PROMOTERS

12/19/10 - Tearoff at Yuletide - Oscar Ridlon

8/2/11 - Perrotte at Plattsburgh - Mike Perrotte

11/22/11 - Present Payoff, Future Payoff - Bob Bahre

7/14/12 - Charlie - Charlie Elliot

3/25/14 - Matty D and the Track of Champions

COOL QUOTATIONS

1/4/09 - Racer Speak

12/31/11 - A Hundred Tearoffs

RACES

9/20/08 - Joey's Dad - Joey Logano

10/19/11 - Otto Does the 'Cuse - Syracuse, NY

5/4/12 - Sizzler Reflections 1972/2012 - Stafford Speedway, CT

6/12/12 - Prelude to the Dream - Eldora Speedway

ROAD RACING

4/21/11 - Pruett's Perspective - Scott Pruett

6/9/14 - The Ring and Its Ringmasters

 SHORT TRACK - MISCELLANEOUS

2/15/15 - On Golden Ice

4/3/09 - Racin' In The Attic - Gordon Ross photo collection

5/6/09 - Back Up In The Attic - more rare photos

5/20/09 - Big Boys in The Attic  - rare photos of legends

8/9/13 - Art That Races

SHOWS

3/8/10 - Restart! - The Racer's Expo, Marlborough, MA

12/6/10 - Indy in December - IMIS Show

SPRINT CARS

9/1/07 - The Look of a Real Driver - Rich Vogler

2/14/08 - Doug Wolfgang

6/5/08 - Boomer Role Model - John Richards

6/18/08 - The Night Buzz Was Worried - Buzz Rose

11/11/08 - That Rick Ferkel

11/24/08 - Remembering Chuck Amati - by Joyce Standridge

6/18/09 - Catching Up With Brad Doty

1/21/10 -  Shane's Sensational '78 - Shane Carson

8/6/10 - Adrian and the Deep Water - Adrian Flath

11/21/10 - Mutt and the Brutal Ballet - Arin Mcintosh

12/31/10 - Powerful Passion - Buzz Rose, Jim McElreath

3/8/11 - Sprint Car World Record?

5/18/11 - Makin' MOWA

6/30/11 - Quick to Quickest - Jim “Mr. Magoo” Maguire

7/14/11 - So Here's What Jack Says - Jack Soderman

8/16/11 - Totally Fast - Jason Meyers

11/7/11 - Route 169 South, Algona - Daryl Arend

1/15/13 - The Top Cat of Memphis - Hooker Hood

9/3/14 - The Lindsay Flash - Harli White


5/28/15 - How I Won The Little 500 in the Emergency Room - Wayne Reutimann

7-7-15 - Rickey's Resilience - Rickey Hooker

9-3-15 - The Road East - Justin Grant

10-14-15 - Twenty Minutes at the 'Cuse - Richie Tobias & Jason Grant

STARTERS

12/21/07 - When Starters Couldn't See - flagstand vision

7/19/08 - Star(ter) of the Show - importance of good flaggers

SUPERMODIFIEDS

8/1/07 - Armond Holley

8/20/08 - Transitional Technology - early supermodifieds

10/24/08 - Beyond Bionic - Bentley Warren

3/3/09 - Dick Berggren's First Win - (you had to be there!)

7/9/09 - Barn Rat's Last Race - Bob Devaney

10/1/09 - Common Starts, Uncommon Comebacks - Paul Richardson, Jim Cheney

8/23/10 - An Ode to Senior Supers

10/13/10 - Anatomy of an Accident - Lee Allard

10/29/10 - The Johnny Bensons and Their Supers

4/4/11 - Winter of Discontent - Vern Romanowski

12/19/11 - Some Cars - Bobby Witkum

12/27/12 - Ollie Silva - Winning Without Words

4/8/13 - Supers Over Time - The Team from Tewksbury

2-18-16 - Bentley

TRACKS

3/4/08 - A Cool Track with Cool Racers - West Liberty, Iowa

12/12/09 - Hello Wall - Hitting the Fence

7/20/10 - Holdout in Yuppieville - Hudson (NH) Speedway

5/4/11 - The Running of the Racers - Thunder Road, VT

10/19/11 - Otto Does the 'Cuse - Syracuse, NY

1/16/12 - Dinner with Tony - Tony Stewart at NHMS, NH

4/18/12 - Race Tracks in Rehab - Rockingham, NC

5/4/12 - Sizzler Reflections 1972/2012 - Stafford Speedway, CT

7/14/12 - Charlie - Charlie Elliot


© 2007-15 Lew Boyd, Coastal 181

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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