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Wednesday, Oct. 16: IndyCar in Milwaukee, passings and ‘Rush’

As IndyCar gears up for its season finale and title decider Saturday night with the 500-miler from California Speedway, we have a few Indy-related tidbits, some sad passings to report — and we finally got to the cinema to see … Continue reading

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Tuesday, Sept. 24: Runoffs, Days 2-3, and the end of the local season (again)

With the checkered flag falling at about 5:38 p.m. last Sunday, Sept. 22 (on arguably the best race of the weekend, too) at Road America in Elkhart Lake, the Sports Car Club of America National Championship Runoffs came to a … Continue reading

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Friday, Sept. 20: Runoffs, Day 1

The first day of racing at the Sports Car Club of America National Championship Runoffs at Road America in Elkhart Lake started off wet, the the weather cleared and the racing was pretty good, with some interesting results in the … Continue reading

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Thursday, Sept. 19: Runoffs!

Road America in Elkhart Lake hosts probably the last major racing weekend of the year around these parts with the Sports Car Club of America’s 50th annual National Championship Runoffs, running through Sunday. And if you haven’t been to the … Continue reading

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Saturday, Sept. 14: Chasing down NASCAR

Twenty-four hours from now, the first race in NASCAR’s 10-race Chase for the Cup championship system will be in the books. We’ll take a look at how we think the Chase will shake out, now that the smoke has cleared … Continue reading

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Thursday, Sept. 5: Elkhart Lake Vintage Festival, WIR’s Eve of Destruction

Most local short-track motorsports has gone quiet for the year, but a couple of bigger regional and national events are still on tap in the area, starting this weekend with the Vintage Sports Car Drivers Association’s Elkhart Lake Vintage Festival XXVIII … Continue reading

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Friday, Aug. 30: More Road America vintage pics

While last month’s The Hawk with Brian Redman vintage car races at Road America in Elkhart Lake didn’t necessarily have a strong focus, like three years ago with the Mark Donohue tribute — the Corvette 60th anniversary celebration just gathered … Continue reading

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Thursday, Aug. 8: A road racing bonanza at Road America

It’s not exactly the same as “professional” sports car racing in America will be next year, when the rival American Le Mans Series and Grand-Am Rolex Series are racing as one, but you can make a pretty direct comparison and … Continue reading

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Thursday, Aug. 1: Prancing Horses galore at Road America

Just giving a special shout to our readers who loved the Ferrari photos in our July 26 post, are bringing their Prancing Horse banners to Elkhart Lake for the American Le Mans Series/Grand-Am orgy of road racing the weekend after … Continue reading

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Friday, July 26: Road America vintage photos, first wave

Finally had more than a few minutes to sort through the hundreds of photographs we returned with from last weekend’s The Hawk with Brian Redman vintage car races at Road America in Elkhart Lake, and here’s a quick look at … Continue reading

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