Teenage Aroostook County snowmobile racer, Jesse Taggett, got it in his head that he had the “need for speed” .He and his father Rick made the 5 1/2 hour trip to Radar Runs at Bald Mountain Camps in Rangeley, Maine. Results are found in this episode of UpNorth Motorsports.
Snowmobile racing engines will once again roar in the County as Tame the Track Tour Snowmobile Racing invades Houlton, Maine March 13, 2021. In addition, I go behind the scenes with the Daytona 500 winner Michael McDowell for a look at how his family made a huge difference in the life of a Chinese orphan.
Watching the Daytona 500 with a six hour rain delay. Tire specialist, Wesley “Weeder” Weed, not only helped winners at New Smyrna Speedway, but displayed his versatility aiding a rookie team in the IMSA Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona.
The frontstretch Daytona design is performed by Aroostook County native Jason Griffeth. Griffeth and his crew begin the busy race season with SpeedWeeks and continue throughout the year. My Daytona 500 picks are included.