May 2012 Dirt Late Model

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May 2012 Dirt Late Model


Home At Last
Veteran driver Billy Ogle, Jr. has finally found a home at Blount Motorsports. A one-race opportunity became a full-time ride on the way to the 2011 Southern All-Stars Series Championship. pg. 20

A Lifelong Friendship
California’s Jason Papich & Tony Toste’s construction companies are not the only thing that share the same street. The teammates are not only neighbors, but also long-time friends. pg. 29

Car vs. Driver
Dan Dohlman looks into the evolution of today’s Dirt Late Model and explores the concept of which makes the bigger difference - car or driver? pg. 33

Heart of the Sport
Mississippi’s Leon Henderson may be only in his fourth year of driving, but the business owner and part-time police officer has had his name on the national scene for almost as long. pg. 42

Who Needs Experience?
Joe and Billie Jo Jackson are proving that good ideas sometimes outweigh experience. pg. 49

The Boys of Summer: Part Two
Ashlee Sieveke concludes her two-part story on Rusty Cummings, his family and his enduring legacy. pg. 57

Blast from the Past: Lee Ackerman explains how the Show-Me 100 grew into a Crown Jewel event. pg. 65

TECH: Mark Bush’s second installment on getting the most important corner of your car right. pg. 68

TECH: An inside look at the First Annual Carb Shootout. pg. 71

The Wire pg. 78

New Products pg. 83

Speed Shop pg. 85

Meet The Driver: Pierce McCarter. pg. 87

Advertisers Index pg. 95

Parting View pg. 96

Mike O’Connor [Editor] pg. 7
Chris Stepan pg. 8
Steve Davis pg. 11
Kelley Carlton pg. 12
Ben Shelton pg. 15
Ray Beste pg. 16
Steve Halpainy pg. 19