Last year, Mark Wertz spent less time in the cockpit than he had in previous years.  His primary job was that of crew chief for Connor Hall, who competed for the track championship at Langley Speedway and won the venue’s biggest race, the Hampton Heat 200.   Needless to say, it raised a few eyebrows […]

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When Langley Speedway (VA) officials announced their plans to reopen the track’s gates in April, it meant that not only would the track be open, but the annual Hampton Heat 200 would return after a hiatus in 2016.  The return of the prestigious Late Model Stock Car race is much to the joy of fans […]

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After sitting dormant for a year, racing fans in the Southeastern Virginia area are ready for the gates to reopen at the historic Langley Speedway (VA) in Hampton, Virginia. That will happen this Saturday when the track opens for its NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season opener.   Without racing at Langley, race fans weren’t the […]

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There are many unknowns regarding the new GM (Chevrolet) “spec engine” that has been approved for competition at a handful of tracks, most notably Motor Mile Speedway.  What is known is that it is fast and it is already a hit among Late Model Stock Car racers.   The new “spec engine”, officially called the […]

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Concussions in sports are commonplace in American sporting culture, but recently concussions in motorsports have become a more widely talked about issue.  The talk surrounding concussions in motorsports gained steam when NASCAR’s most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., missed the second half of the NASCAR Cup Series season due to repeated concussions. However, the threat […]

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