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De la Bastide: Racing season tips off with New Year’s Day Bash
Weather permitting the 2013 racing season in central Indiana will begin on New Year’s Day.
Anderson Speedway will be hosting the annual New Year’s Day Bash with racing action set to begin at 1 p.m. I always recommend that people dress like they’re attending a Chicago Bears game at Soldier Field in December.
MARTINO: Deer hunting needs mystery
I was sitting high up in a stately oak, its branches extended out like the arms of a coddling mother. In the darkness, a gentle breeze rustled the leaves not yet ready to make their descent to the forest floor.
MARTINO: Area hunters come across unexpected find
It’s something we’ve all heard about but few have ever seen in person, or ever will. It’s no secret that during the deer breeding season, adult bucks will sometimes fight each other.
MARTINO: Ryan pursues his passions in spite of injury
It can happen in the blink of an eye. We refuse to think about it, but the truth remains. Without a moment’s notice, the rest of our life can change in a split second, sometimes through no fault of our own.
de la Bastide: Bernard’s departure leaves IndyCar Series in turmoil
The timing of the ousting of Randy Bernard as CEO of IndyCar couldn’t have been worst for teams and tracks looking to sign 2013 sponsorship packages.
Common traits put top hunters ahead of pack
We all know them. Those people who seem to collect trophy deer almost every season. They say roughly 75 percent of all big-game animals are taken by only 10 percent of the bowhunters. I am not sure if this is true, but what I do know is there are people who seem to take trophy animals on a consistent basis.
de la Bastide: Chase wild-card spots are up for grabs
With the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heading to Richmond this weekend for the final race of its “regular season,” it is crunch time for drivers still hoping to make the 10-race Chase for the Championship.
de la Bastide: U.S. Nationals set for this weekend
The last big racing event of the year in Indianapolis will take place this weekend with the NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway.
Bowman: Thoughts, ramblings from Smackdown
Kudos to all involved who helped make the first running of the Sprint Car Smackdown for the USAC Amsoil National Sprint Car Series the happening that it was. As it turned out, it looks like it was the first of many more to come in the future.
MARTINO: Urban trails provide unique experiences
For most people, the concept of hiking conjures up visions of dirt paths, rocky trails and scenic mountain passes. But what about our very own unique urban landscapes, historic buildings, side streets and old railways?
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