September 2012 Dirt Late Model

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September 2012 Dirt Late Model


Adventure Racing
Focus and determination help desribe Curt Spalding, whether it be on the track or at his desk at AllStar Performance. pg. 20

My ‘Firecracker 100’ Notebook
Al Martin III gives readers his notes and observations from Lernerville Speedway that saw Scott Bloomquist come one spot short of a complete weekend sweep. pg. 27

There and Back Again...
Lebannon, Missouri’s Tony Jackson, Jr. already knows the only place he wants to be is on the dirt. pg. 36

Breaking Down Walls
Kari Gasser continues to destroy the gender barrier, first in Modifieds and now in Super Late Models as she continues to make history. pg. 42

It’s ‘Birky Time’ At the Second Annual Silver Dollar Nationals
Brian Birkhofer roared into Victory Lane at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska, dominating the richest paying event in Nebraska history. pg. 48

Help Wanted
Writer Dan Dohlman explores the unique chemistry and teamwork that goes into being a crew chief on the road with some of the biggest names in our sport. pg. 58

Blast from the Past: Lee Ackerman recalls the Jackson 100. pg. 65

TECH: Mark Bush answers your tech questions. pg. 68

TECH: Information on proper cam break-in procedures. pg. 72

The Wire pg. 75

New Products pg. 78

Speed Shop pg. 81

Meet The Driver: Luke Goedert pg. 83

Through the Lens pg. 84

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