Verdegan’s Views Blog

  • Creating new race fans

    - Sep 14, 2016
    By Joe Verdegan Contributing Writer Just what does the future hold for weekly, short track racing in Wisconsin? Yes, I realize this is a loaded question. It can go in many, many different directions with many...
  • Plenty going on in local racing

    - Jul 29, 2016
    By Joe Verdegan Contributing Writer (Editor’s Note: This column appeared in the June 2016 issue of Full Throttle Magazine.) When is the last time the Super Late Model class has had five legitimate rookie-of-the-year candidates at...
  • Seymour changes 

    - Jul 22, 2016
    To say there have been “wholesale changes”  to Seymour’s weekly, Sunday night program is an understatement. Gone after 32 years is N.E.W. DIRT, the club that was officially formed after the 1983 racing season to operate the races...
  • Early ramblings

    - Jun 11, 2015
    By Joe Verdegan Contributing Writer It feels good to be “back in the saddle” again so to speak. The offseason can be very long or very short, contingent upon how you look at things. Among the projects...