By Ro Cowan

True speed occurs when the passion of a driver and team become intertwined with a machine built by artists and craftsman. The end result is magic.

It's called racing.

Donny Schatz is a master of true speed. His passion for what he does, where he is and what he has accomplished are evident and inspiring.

Schatz is a six-time World of Outlaw Sprint Car champion. He has won a record eight Knoxville Nationals in nine years. He has won every single one of the crown jewels in dirt racing, at least twice. He is in the midst of a hot streak on the World of Outlaws circuit with 20 wins out of 46 races. Schatz has not finished out of the top two in over a month. Those statistics are simply awe striking and history making.

Schatz is not a newcomer to dirt sprint car racing. He began his career at the age of 14 in a 360 winged sprint car under the careful eye of his father, North Dakota sprint...
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MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 13, 2015) -- Sherry Pollex, a longtime champion of pediatric cancer fundraising through the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation, is taking on another cancer-related mission.

Pollex, who was diagnosed with Stage 3 ovarian cancer 11 months ago, will be on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Wednesday (July 15) on behalf of the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance. She will meet with Senators and Members of the House of Representatives to discuss ovarian cancer funding and advocate for policies ensuring that cancer patients have access to cancer therapy at affordable out-of-pocket costs.
Pollex will advocate for full federal funding of ovarian cancer research and education programs at the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Pollex will also advocate on behalf of a bill called The Cancer Treatment Parity Act that ensures women to have access to...
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Confirming what had been widely discussed this past weekend at Michigan, NASCAR announced on Tuesday it will implement significant changes to the current NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rules package for the July 11 Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway.

Specifically, the rear spoiler will be shortened from six inches to three and a half inches, the front splitter overhang will be shortened by 1 3/4 inches and the splitter extension panel will be decreased from 38 to 25 inches wide.

The net result will be a lower-downforce package that will be offset to some extent by a Goodyear tire combination that provides more mechanical grip than did last year’s Kentucky tire. Because of the time frame for implementation of the new rules package, which at this point is for Kentucky only, Goodyear did not have an opportunity to test a tire combination with NASCAR’s new specifications.

Race teams, however, will have extended practice time on Wednesday, July 8 in order to fine-tune the new...