May 2020 Dirt Monthly - Free Online Access Only

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May  2020 Dirt Monthly - Free Online Access Only

THE FULL MAY 2020 ISSUE IS AVAILABLE FREE ONLINE AT www.dirtmonthly.com

 

Columns
8 Mike O’Connor (Editor)
10 Kelley Carlton
12 Cyndi Stiffler
13Todd Heintzelman
14 Justin Zoch (Editor)
15 Bob Mays

 

Hot Laps
16 Pit Pass and Industry News
17 Monthly Milestones
18 Local Heroes
19 Musings From A Racer
20Gearhead

 

22
Intro to iRacing
We explore the world of iRacing through an extensive interview with iRacing pro Billy Rowlee and a chat with the principals that bring iRacing to everyone’s living rooms.

 

Late Models
36
Still Trying
Veteran Pennsylvania campaigner Boom Briggs has persevered through a series of physical and personal setbacks and never lost sight of his goal to win on the national stage.

 

42
Where he Wants to Be
Ashton Winger is the son of veteran Dirt Late Model Crew Chief and Shock Specialist Gary Winger. At a young age he is forging his own career in the sport as a driver.

 

48
Tea Time
Eric Pollard has become a serious threat to win on the Iowa Late Model scene. Read about his journey, which included a stint racing in England.

 

Modifieds
56
Pretty Good
Micheal Long describes himself as a pretty good racer. As we find out in his story, that's a humble understatement.

 

64
Doctor Traveler
Nevada Chiropractor and racer Wade Taylor has taken extreme measures to up his game by repeatedly traveling thousands of miles to the heart of IMCA Modified country to compete.
70
Late Bloomer
Indiana's Ryan Cripe was an unexpected name that consistently showed up in the box scores from 2020 Speed Weeks. Find out how this late bloomer has seriously blossomed as a racer.

 


Open Wheel
76
What’s New 2020?
The season was just launching in March when everything changed. Bill Wright has a roundup of all of the newsfor 2020 in an ever-changing Sprint Car landscape.

 

82
Branching Out
Dylan Cisney grew up in Port Royal, Pennsylvania, and that track will always be home to him. These days, though, he’s racing more often and at more tracks in order to improve his program.

 

88
Scruffy
Bobby Allen is a legend in our sport and we check in with him as his grandkids, Logan Schuchart and Jacob Allen, continue their rise with the World of Outlaws and their family team.

 

94
A Purple Heart Promoting Hope
Nick Guernsey is a decorated American war hero who uses his story, and his Sprint Car, to spread a message of hope for other military veterans.

 

Weekend Warriors
100
Dominator 1
The first of two stories on two of IMCA's all-time most dominant racers. First up is Hobby Stock legend Shannon Anderson.

 

106
Dominator 2
The second of two stories on IMCA's all-time most dominant racers. Second up Stock Car legend Mike Nichols.

 


Departments

 

110Ask Mark Tech Tips
112 The Northeast Dirt
114 The Inside Track
116 Beyond the Dirt
118Five Minutes With…
120 Where Are They Now?
122 Backtracking With Jim Volgarino
126 Blast From the Past
128 Competition Archives
130 Speedshop
132 New Products
136 Salute to the Shooter
140 Through the Lens
146 Advertiser Index