Here we are at the 10 year anniversary of the 911 attack. It has been a difficult 10 years with great loss of life. As I think of this anniversary, I must first think of the families that lost loved ones. O Lord would You provide them comfort as this weekend comes upon us? Second,
Have you heard a driver say, “We made a statement” meaning they had a great race or there are things coming that are going to be big. I have heard that after a win in different sports, as if it is a turning point or a stake in the ground. (Remember the “Drive a Stake”
We said goodbye to a faithful friend last night, Bob Schmelzer. Bob meant a lot to a lot of people and you could hear that echoed. I want to reiterate some of what I said and a little more of what I was thinking about. Many of us got to enjoy Bob giving us a
We were sitting around in a church leadership meeting Thursday and one of the guys who farms asked for us to pray for rain and I said that would be great except not tomorrow as there is a big charity event at the track. We decided we would pray for rain at his farm and
It is in sadness I write with the passing of Bob Schmelzer. He was always fun to talk with and hang around with. He seemed to know everyone and was at his best with young OTC students teaching them the do’s and don’t’s at the gate. He was a wealth of racing insight and information
Shocking news continues as a helicopter went down in Afghanistan with what sounds like over 30 dead. Sonny C had an issue at the track and we are praying for him. We continue to pray for Bob S and also Don L. Plus the young man injured in the plane crash earlier in the week.