Tuesday November 22 2016, 8:12 PM Legendtorials
Not Only About Turkeys Legendtorial for November 22, 2016 No, Jeff, that title is not referring to you, so settle down. It is referring to the day after tomorrow when most of America will sit down to a big family dinner, featuring, in most cases,...
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Thursday November 10 2016, 7:45 PM Legendtorials
Debunking a NASCAR Myth Legendtorial for November 8, 2016 I will begin this post by stating, unequivocally, I respected Dale Earnhardt, Sr., I loved to watch him drive, and while I didn't always agree with this on-track tactics, I believe what he...
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The Season for Clowns, But They Aren't Funny Legendtorial for November 1, 2016 Let me be clear (love that political phrase which means you had better listen) this is not a "bash NASCAR Legendtorial.  Just want to point out my displeasure at the...
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Tuesday October 25 2016, 7:31 PM Legendtorials
Out For A Sunday Drive Legendtorial for October 25, 2016 When I was much, much younger, like a thousand years ago, a part of our family weekend entertainment, when I wasn't off at a race somewhere with Uncle Bobby, was a Sunday afternoon ride....
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Tuesday October 18 2016, 9:18 PM Legendtorials
Earwax Problems Legendtorial for October 18, 2016 My Daddy always had a severe problem with "earwax" which I inherited.  I also inherited his normal body temperature of 97.5 rather than the usual 98.6.  I did not, however, inherit his amazing...
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Do you Sometimes Wonder Where America Went? Legendtorial for October 4, 2016 No, in spite of the fact that we are only just over a month away from a National Election, the outcome of which will forever change the future of this country, no matter...
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Tuesday September 13 2016, 7:23 PM Legendtorials
My Friend Chase Legendtorial for September 13, 2016 Fact is, I have several friends named Chase. Spelling differs in some instances because of imaginative parents, but each one of my friends so named are good guys.  After all, I only hang around...
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Tuesday September 6 2016, 7:26 PM Legendtorials
Modernizing Tradition?  Huh? Legendtorial for September 6, 2016 There was a special on television (one of many actually) this past week, all about Darlington, The Southern 500, and Labor Day weekend.  The one-hour special narrated by Darius...
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Tuesday August 16 2016, 7:45 PM Legendtorials
Music, Singing and the Past Legendtorial for August 16, 2016 I have always loved to sing, whether good at it or not is for the hearer to judge, but I simply love singing.  When I was in the fifth grade, I was singing at recess, as I always did,...
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A 40-Watt Bulb and Diamonds on Black Velvet Legendtorial for July 19, 2016 A 40-watt light bulb?  Not really.  But looking back on the days of my youth at the many tracks where I attended races on Thursday nights, Friday nights and Saturday...
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Tuesday July 12 2016, 7:50 PM Legendtorials
Short and Meaningful Legendtorial for July 12, 2016 This is not intended in any way, to be a political Legendtorial but is written with the intent to provoke thought of anyone who may be listening now or who will be reading later.  This is a...
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Tuesday July 5 2016, 7:49 PM Legendtorials
For Us It Is Important Legendtorial for July 5, 2016 Preamble:  This is being written on July 4, 2016, which should properly be referenced as "Independence Day".   Two hundred forty years ago, men gathered to sign a Declaration. The signatures...
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Tuesday June 14 2016, 7:58 PM Legendtorials
Tired Legendtorial for June 14, 2016 How many of you have ever seen the movie "Grand Prix"?  John Frankenheimer directed this movie which won three Academy Awards.  I saw the movie when it first came out in the late 1960s at a theater in Norfolk,...
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Tuesday May 31 2016, 8:10 PM Legendtorials
Tempus Fugit Legendtorial for May 31, 2016 Tempus Fugit.  That's Latin for "Time Flies".  Maybe you think I'm really smart because I know that much Latin, but in fairness, that is written on the face of the grandfather clock that has been in our...
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My Name is Not Important - Columbia Speedway Legendtorial for May 10, 2016 This preamble to the Legendtorial tonight is to let you know this was originally written for the program to the second Columbia Speedway RacersReunion held in 2010....
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Which Are You- A Sitter or a Lion? Legendtorial for May 3, 2016 Which are you?  The Roman sitting in the Coliseum, or one of the Christians trying to deal with the lions trying to eat you?  Unless you are some foolhardy adventure seeker, I'm...
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NASCAR and Brian France Make Headlines Legendtorial for April 26, 2016 I had the occasion to spend this past weekend with Ann's sister and brother-in-law in their home in Asheville, N.C.  This is more than a rare opportunity for us as we visit...
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Maybe It Only Matters to Me - Pioneers Legendtorial for April 5, 2016 Maybe it only matters to me and no one else, that the early pioneers of this sport we love are honored through our memories of their accomplishments.  Not all of these pioneers...
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Tuesday March 29 2016, 8:03 PM Legendtorials
By the Numbers Legendtorial for March 29, 2016 Can you believe it has been 89 days since we welcomed the year of 2016.  Truly a year to go down in history as one of the most bizarre ever recorded in American Politics.  Without getting political...
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Tuesday March 15 2016, 7:11 PM Legendtorials
Well, Is the Racing Better? Legendtorial for March 15, 2016 I am sorry I could not be with you all tonight. There are some, I know, are jumping for joy that there is no Legend to kick around this Tuesday. But, have no fear (those of you who enjoy...
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Tuesday March 1 2016, 7:29 PM Legendtorials
Atlanta Remembered Legendtorial for March 1, 2016 Tonight I won't talk about remembering Atlanta before that damn Yankee, William T. Sherman, destroyed most of it. That's sort of ancient history although some folks still do not enjoy the cartoon...
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Tuesday February 23 2016, 8:19 PM Legendtorials
The Passion of a Race Fan Legendtorial for February 23, 2016 After all my years in and around NASCAR racing, I am convinced there is no great passion or any fan of any sport than that of race fans. Back in my early days, it was sort of split...
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Tuesday February 16 2016, 8:05 PM Legendtorials
Tis the Season Legendtorial for February 16, 2016 Yes, I know the title for tonight's Legendtorial, the first of this New Year, is somewhat ambiguous. By that, I mean some will wonder if I am talking about racing season, the political season, or,...
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Tuesday December 22 2015, 7:37 PM Legendtorials
Sounds of the Season Legendtorial for December 22, 2015 As many of you know, and much to Bopper's chagrin, I am someone who loves music and even fancies himself a singer at times. Never really learned to play an instrument although my Mother once...
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Tuesday December 15 2015, 7:58 PM Legendtorials
Faster than a Speeding Bullet Legendtorial for December 15, 2015 No, we are not talking about Superman (speeding bullet) tonight, although that was, once upon a time, one of my favorite television shows. I liked the first couple of the movies...
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Tuesday December 1 2015, 7:42 PM Legendtorials
Christmas Is for Children? Legendtorial for December 1, 2015 The title of tonight's rendering from the land of the Lair is actually a rhetorical question and not a statement of fact as alleged in a popular Yuletide song. I phrased that as a...
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Tuesday November 24 2015, 7:43 PM Legendtorials
Jeff Gordon:  It Started With a Candy Bar Legendtorial for November 24, 2015 The first time I ever saw Jeff Gordon in person, at least that I recall, he was wearing a white cap with "Baby Ruth" emblazoned on the front in red.  I think it was the...
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Tuesday November 17 2015, 8:17 PM Legendtorials
Kool-Aid to Replace Sprint Legendtorial for November 17, 2015 To see the things going on in the world today, such as events in Paris last week, makes my efforts of writing for this show every week so inconsequential.  Add to Paris the fact that...
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Tuesday November 10 2015, 8:10 PM Legendtorials
Words:  Quantity or Quality? Legendtorial for November 10, 2015   I almost entitled this Legendtorial "The Sun Will Come out Tomorrow" which many of you know is a big song from the Broadway Musical, Annie.  But living in London, South Carolina,...
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Wait for it...Wait for it...You Know It's Coming Legendtorial for November 3, 2015   Let's begin the night with a reminder about this coming Saturday's RacersReunion adventure to Mooresville, NC. We will meet at the North Carolina Auto Racing...
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And You Have the Audacity to Call This Two Hours a 'Goat Rodeo'? Legendtorial for October 27, 2015 Seriously, folks, from what I understand about a "Goat Rodeo" it is a messed up comedy of errors, or maybe more accurately, F.U.B.A.R., the acronym...
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The Oval Office is of Little Importance Legendtorial for October 20, 2015   Yes, the "oval office" is of little importance in the world of today's NASCAR Cup racing. For the purposes of this Legendtorial, let us use the analogy that the "oval...
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Tuesday October 13 2015, 8:03 PM Legendtorials
I Am Somewhat Shocked - Big Bill Legendtorial for October 13, 2015   Before we get into the Legendtorial tonight...I Am Somewhat Shocked - Big Bill, I want to make sure all the listeners, and those who may read this later, know of a great event...
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Tuesday September 29 2015, 7:53 PM Legendtorials
Winners and Losers and NASCAR Legendtorial for September 29, 2015 I would like to begin tonight by thanking all those folks who were able to attend the events in Hillsborough, North Carolina over the weekend.  As we all know, I had planned to be...
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Tuesday September 22 2015, 7:45 PM Legendtorials
Things My Mother Enjoyed Telling About Me Legendtorial for September 22, 2015   About the time, I was turning 10 years old; my Mother developed this deep need to talk about my days as a young person, a very young person.  Among the stories she...
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Tuesday September 15 2015, 7:58 AM Legendtorials
Augusta International Raceway Preservation Society (AIRPS) Legendtorial for September 15, 2015   As I sit down at the keyboard to write the Legendtorial this Sunday morning, so many thoughts and memories of the weekend are running through my head...
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Throwback? Return to Greatness?! Southern 500 Legendtorial for September 8, 2015   I had planned on waiting until after The Southern 500 to write this Legendtorial, but as it is 2:00 p.m. on a Sunday afternoon and the skies and weather forecast...
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Tuesday September 1 2015, 7:29 PM Legendtorials
Appalachian America and Labor Day Legendtorial for September 1, 2015   In this Legentorial we ask the question, What does Labor Day mean to you? Last week during the show, Jeff mentioned that he was now known as an "Appalachian American” by...
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How Much Longer Legendtorial for August 25, 2015   During my recent trip to the NASCAR Hall of Fame, I realized just how little I care about current NASCAR. I truly have enjoyed every visit to the Hall, but, I'll get to that later.  On June 23 of...
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Tuesday August 18 2015, 6:46 PM Legendtorials
Buddy Baker The Gentle Giant Legendtorial for August 18, 2015 We lost Buddy Baker The Gentle Giant.  Since learning that he had cancer, we knew it was coming, but the words still came with a sting. Since the death of Elzie Wylie Baker, Jr.,...
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Tuesday August 11 2015, 7:45 PM Legendtorials
It Was What It Was Legendtorial for August 11, 2015 In this Legendtorial, we're going to talk about the long-awaited return of Pennsboro Speedway.  But first...remember last year when I did a Legendtorial about the two most popular phrases in...
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Tuesday August 4 2015, 8:03 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for August 4, 2015 The End Is Near Some time ago, in fact years back I believe, there was a picture made famous worldwide. If memory serves (and that is doubtful at best), the picture was taken in Times Square in New York. A man,...
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Tuesday July 28 2015, 8:27 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for July 28, 2015 This week's Legendtorial asks, Are We Having Fun.  Just before last week's show was to begin, I asked Jeff to mute the studio microphones so I could let tell him something I would prefer not being made public for...
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Tuesday July 21 2015, 7:56 PM Legendtorials
Friday Night Lights Legendtorial for July 21, 2015 No, no, this has nothing to do with the book, movie, or television series about High School Football in Texas. You know about High School Football in Texas, right? More Holy that Joel Osteen's...
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Tuesday July 14 2015, 8:19 PM Legendtorials
It's History Legendtorial for July 14, 2015 As we mentioned last week, being a man of "advanced age" has changed some of my priorities and activities.  For example, I never, ever considered myself any type of gardener whatsoever.  The first year...
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Tuesday July 7 2015, 7:49 PM Legendtorials
How Do I Accurately Title This? Legendtorial for July 7, 2015 Folks, I guess you're going to have to come up with what you feel is the appropriate title for this Legendtorial.  I am at a loss as to what words I can properly use in this now crazy...
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Tuesday June 30 2015, 7:50 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for June 30, 2015 The Legendtorial for tonight is sort of mish-mosh of observations over the past couple of weeks and things I just want to get off my chest.  No, I'm not going to get involved in all the political goings-on that are...
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Tuesday June 23 2015, 8:00 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for June 23, 2015 Pass It On Down the Line It's still early, by some standards, on a Sunday morning.  This particular Sunday morning is significant for others in that it is celebrated as "Fathers' Day".  Last month it was Mothers'...
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Tuesday June 16 2015, 7:41 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for June 16, 2015 Writer's Block This has been one of those weeks when racing really took a back seat to other things going on in my life.  Last week I had the pleasure of teaching music to 74 kids, ages 4 to 12, at our church's...
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Legendtorial for June 9, 2015 Bring me the Broomstick of the Wicked Witch of the West I don't remember how old I was when I first saw The Wizard of Oz, but I do recall that I was totally enthralled by the movie from the beginning.  I have...
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Legendtorial for May 26, 2015 Six Hundred Memories Calm down Jeff.  I mean memories of some of the World 600s, NOT actually a count of 600 memories.  Not going to be that wordy tonight so don't go trying to mute me or otherwise prevent me from...
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Legendtorial for May 19, 2015 Highway Mile Markers On a hot July afternoon in 1958, three guys, Dale, Red and Richard, left Level Cross, North Carolina towing a 1957 Oldsmobile convertible to a half-mile dirt track in Columbia, South Carolina....
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Tuesday May 12 2015, 8:02 PM Legendtorials
Members Only Legendtorial for May 12, 2015 Perhaps some of you will remember when the "Members Only" windbreaker type jackets were popular with the younger set back in the late 80s.  Those jackets came in many different colors and were the choice...
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Tuesday April 28 2015, 7:54 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for April 28, 2015 Buttons I am probably the least technically minded person involved with this website, or, for that matter, anywhere in the racing world.  My understanding of computers and technical instruments barely exceeds that...
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Tuesday April 14 2015, 8:11 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for April 14, 2015 Profit and Loss Anyone who operates their own business is well aware of the "profit and loss" term.  When I took bookkeeping in school (and by the way, did you know bookkeeping is the only word in the English...
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Tuesday April 7 2015, 7:48 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for April 7, 2015 One More Time It's Sunday night.  At least it is when I am writing this although it will be Tuesday night when you hear it and, perhaps, even later when you read it.  Easter has been a beautiful day in Columbia,...
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Tuesday March 31 2015, 8:07 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for March 31, 2015 Chicken Wars I'm sure I'm not the only one who detests the television commercials we have to endure to watch any program.  I really thought FOX was the worst with their constant interruptions of racing action to...
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Tuesday March 24 2015, 7:42 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for March 24, 2015 Raindrops on Roses The  year of 1965 was the year NASCAR, Big Bill France in particular, decided that the Plymouths and Dodges would not be allowed to run the 426 Cubic Inch Hemi because, flatly stated, the Hemi...
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Tuesday March 17 2015, 7:42 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for March 17, 2015 Philosophically Speaking In some of the reading I have done lately, I came across a quote from Aristotle that touched a chord in me.  Aristotle, as most of you know, was a Greek philosopher, scientist, and...
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Maybe I should have entitled this Legendtorial something like "Come On Perry, Lois and Jimmy, really?”  I am referring to the early 1950s television show "Superman" starring George Reeves as the Man of Steel,” a visitor from another planet who...
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Tuesday March 3 2015, 8:06 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for March 3, 2015 Comedy or Drama? I'm sure most of you have seen the "masks for theater" as they have allegedly been around since the days of early Greek Theater.  You know what I mean, the mask with the smile and the mask with the...
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Legendtorial for February 24, 2015 North Bound I-95, Daytona in the Mirrors Like most race fans, I am one that anticipates the Speed weeks in Daytona with excitement and a bit of trepidation for the safety of the drivers.  I also wait, at the end...
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Tuesday February 17 2015, 7:45 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for February 17, 2015 Ol' Mel Was Right Back in the mid eighties, I think it was, Mel Tillis, you know, the sssstudering ccccountry music star, had a song out entitled "It's a Long, Long Way to Daytona".  The tune was catchy and the...
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Tuesday February 10 2015, 7:37 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for February 10, 2015 An Open Letter to D.W. This past week, right after the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., I began to receive e-mails from folks who know of my history with D.W. a/k/a "Jaws".   Several of those...
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Tuesday February 3 2015, 7:41 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for February 3, 2015 If not Stock Car Racing, Then What It is early on Sunday morning, February 1, 2015, and I'm fighting what is apparently just enough of a cold to be aggravating.  Guess I'll miss church and stay in today and get...
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Tuesday January 27 2015, 7:36 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for January 27, 2015 What Now? Ann and I were vacationing in Tennessee back in 1991, and had spent the day at Dollywood.  Had quite an adventure that day as Dollywood was so enjoyable for a country music fan like me.  Well, that and...
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Wednesday January 21 2015, 8:16 AM Legendtorials
Legentorial for January 20, 2015 Objects in the Mirror   Most of you will immediately think of the words following this warning on your passengers' side auto mirror "are closer than they appear".  I'm not sure when exactly they started putting...
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Tuesday January 13 2015, 7:45 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for January 13, 2015 Let's Get it Right in the Blame Game We start out our Legendtorial today with a sincere "Thank you" to all the folks who turned out this past Saturday to tour the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte.  Our little...
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Tuesday January 6 2015, 7:51 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for January 6, 2015 Tempus Fugit My wife, Ann, has an affection for clocks, and there hasn't been a Christmas in 31 years of married life that I haven't given her a clock or a watch of some sort.  This year was no different.  She...
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Tuesday December 23 2014, 7:40 PM Legendtorials
Christmas Magic Legendtorial for December 23, 2014   During this time of year Ann and I watch a lot of those Hallmark Christmas movies, which, by the way, they start showing on October 31st.  Almost all the movies have this happy ending, wrapping...
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Tuesday December 16 2014, 7:48 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for December 16, 2014 Fitting In I read about it, I see it quite often right in front of me, and it is discussed in many a written piece on teenagers specifically.  The "it" is fitting in.  Being a part of a certain group and being...
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Tuesday December 2 2014, 7:58 PM Legendtorials
The Christmas List Legendtorial for December 2, 2014 How many of you have made your wish list for Christmas gifts this year?  Do you even make lists these days?  I know my grandsons do and usually have the lists ready by Thanksgiving Day.  I have...
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Wednesday November 26 2014, 6:52 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for November 25, 2014 The Suggestion Box I have only worked one place in my lifetime where we had a “Suggestion Box” which was put up by the Department Manager.  This box was in the break room where everyone in the building would go...
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Tuesday November 18 2014, 7:52 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for November 18, 2014 Glad I Took that Call Before we talk about my conversation with a long time friend, I want to take a minute to congratulate Matt Crafton for his championship in the Camping World Truck series.  It was Matt’s...
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Tuesday November 11 2014, 7:46 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for November 11, 2014 He's Only a Kid Before we get to the main topic of the Legendtorial tonight, let’s talk for just a minute about this “Final Four” heading into Homestead this Sunday. The show in Phoenix this past Sunday decided...
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Tuesday November 4 2014, 7:48 PM Legendtorials
Legentorial for November 4, 2014 The Eye of the Beholder When I first decided on the title for this Legendtorial, about 7:00 a.m. Monday morning, I assumed the quote of “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” to be one of those infamous quotes...
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Tuesday October 21 2014, 7:59 PM Legendtorials
Acronyms Legendtorial for October 21, 2014 I am assuming, rightly so I hope, that everyone listening knows what an acronym is. Not to insinuate lack of knowledge of the part of any listener, but in as much as Webster’s On-line Dictionary refused...
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Legendtorial for October 7, 2014 Rex White – NASCAR Hall of Fame Worthy? Rex White. NASCAR Hall of Fame.  That man, and that entity are now said in the same breath as Rex White will be inducted into the prestigious Hall of Fame in January.  So,...
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Legendtorial for September 30, 2014 8th Annual Occoneechee Orange Speedway RacersReunion   I have to admit that there have been many times over the past year or so that I have considered giving up this weekly portion of “Racing Through History”,...
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Tuesday September 16 2014, 7:49 PM Legendtorials
If I had a Nickel Legendtorial for September 16, 2014 Remember last year when the commercial for the "Official Race Fuel" for NASCAR would run that commercial with all the drivers lamenting "If I had a nickel for every time…….(fill in the...
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Legendtorial for September 9, 2104 Short Tracks, Now and Then and Throw in a Roadcourse First things first, tonight.  Let’s get this past weekend behind us with both the Nationwide, soon to be Xfinity, or X-lax, or X Racing, whatever. I watched...
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Tuesday September 2 2014, 8:07 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for September 2, 2014 May I Borrow Your Pencil Almost everyone who has been around the sport of NASCAR for more than a week already knows that there are NO NASCAR rules written in stone, nor are the rules which are written in the...
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Tuesday August 26 2014, 9:27 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for August 26, 2014 Pampers and Pacifiers Sometimes I wonder about this sport we call NASCAR racing and where it is going. I look at young up and comers like Chase Elliott, Ryan Blaney, Kyle Larson, those three the better known of an...
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Legendtorial for August 19, 2014 We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby Actually, that line is probably best known from the advertisements on television some years ago when a cigarette manufacturer was seeking to promote its product to the feminine gender....
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Tuesday August 12 2014, 8:56 PM Legendtorials
Back, way back, when Jeff hung the title on me, or more specifically his computer did, I was hesitant to accept the mantle as “The Legend”.  After consideration that it could possibly be a good thing for the website, I agreed and, in my limited...
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Tuesday August 5 2014, 9:49 PM Legendtorials
Legendtorial for August 5, 2014 Autographs This past week there was a video on a Social Media Site that stirred a tremendous number of comments.  The video was taken at Indy and involved two of the sport’s top drivers and a fan.  The scene was...
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Legentorial for July 29, 2014 A Dirt Track, a Short Track, and a Rectangle with Rounded Corners Yes Sir, race fans, last week was the week almost anyone who likes to watch a stock car compete on a race track could have a field day.  That “Yes...
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Legendtorial for July 22, 2014 Danger, Danger Will Robinson Maybe some of you folks remember the three season space fantasy on one of the major television networks back in the days when we received on three television channels, or if you lived in...
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Tuesday July 15 2014, 8:50 PM Legendtorials
If a Tree Fell Legendtorial for July 15, 2014 We have all heard the saying, or more specifically the question, “If a tree fell in the forest and there was no one around to hear it, would it make a sound?”  I’m not sure I have a sure answer to...
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Tuesday July 8 2014, 9:41 PM Legendtorials
Yes it was Nice to See Legendtorial for July 8, 2014 I watched the Nationwide race last Friday night and it was a good race.  Kasey Kahne won the shoot out and the only time he led was to the last 10 feet or so to the finish line.  Pretty good...
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Tuesday July 1 2014, 9:21 PM Legendtorials
The Fault, Dear Brutus… Legendtorial for July 1, 1014 Actually, the full quote, from the William Shakespeare play, “Julius Caesar”, Act 1, Scene Two, is “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars but in ourselves”.  Good old Cassius was trying...
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Tuesday June 24 2014, 8:25 PM Legendtorials
Tomorrow is Yesterday Legendtorial for June 24, 2014 Any of you who may be now, or once was a “Trekkie” may recognize the title of this Legendtorial as also being the title of one of the episodes of the original Star Trek series from the 1960s....
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Tuesday June 17 2014, 8:47 PM Legendtorials
Songs, Time and Race Drivers Legendtorial for June 17, 2014 Jim Croce, one of my favorite singers from back in the day, had a number of songs I really liked.  One was “Time in a Bottle” which they played at my son’s High School Graduation and it...
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A Walk on the Red Carpet Legendtorial for June 10, 2014 I don’t know how many of you watch those award shows that seem to inundate television these days.  There are awards for the best of Hollywood, Broadway, Television, and all variety of music....
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The Great Sphinx of Giza and Native Americans Legendtorial for June 3, 2014 Ok, here we go again with the Legend off on a tangent for a Legendtorial theme.  But hang with me here and see if you agree. Did you know that the Great Sphinx of Giza,...
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Friday May 30 2014, 11:49 AM Legendtorials
From the Podium Legendtorial for May 27, 2014 As the current commercial for Chevrolet reminds us, sometimes far too often during a race telecast, May is a month full of special events. Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, unofficial start of summer, and,...
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Tuesday May 27 2014, 8:56 AM Legendtorials
Practically Perfect Legendtorial for May 6, 2014 If any of you have ever seen the Disney Movie "Mary Poppins", you may remember when Mary pulls out the tape measure to measure the kids and instead of giving us a height in feet and inches, it...
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I'll Never Hitch a Ride in the Blimp Legendtorial for April 29, 2014 I can't recall exactly the first time I ever saw the Goodyear Blimp in the sky.  I'm pretty sure it was for the Daytona 500 in 1962 or 1963, maybe even 1964, but it was an...
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The rear view or the windshield? Legendtorial for April 22, 2014   How many times have you heard commentators during a race, mostly at Daytona or Talladega, talk about driving with the rear view mirror as much as the windshield?  In those...
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He did, he didn't, and who really cares anyway Legendtorial for April 15, 2014   Oh yes, I know that last week I talked about the then upcoming Darlington weekend, and bemoaned the fact that tradition had fallen by the wayside when Darlington...
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