Archive for July 19th, 2007

No Doubt

Have we ever had a doubt? I can say with confidence that we have. One of the most challenging things we need to overcome in our lives is our doubt. It comes in many forms; hesitation, uncertainty, reservation, misgiving, distrust, disbelief, and suspicion. Many of these terms we are familiar with without a doubt. How do we remove the doubt from our minds? Greetings in the name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

One of the prerequisites to being a championship race driver is guts, being able to drive the car closer to the edge, faster, than anyone else. To do that requires that you have complete trust in the car, the team that assembled it and the team that is working on it in the pits. Without that trust you cannot go fast. It also requires that you focus on what you need to do as a driver; hit your marks, feel the car, and pay attention to the changing conditions as the race develops. What happens when the driver doubts his car can go as fast as it needs to? What happens when a driver doubts he can drive the car as fast as it needs to?

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Mother Nature Wins Again at Thompson

Thompson, CT — Heavy rains over the entire northeast forced the cancellation of the July 19th Thursday Night Thompson Thunder (TNTT) race program. Rains moved into the area just prior to the time racecars were scheduled to take to the track for practice sessions. A look at local weather radar showed a huge area of rain headed towards the speedway and that was enough to force the hands of track officials to cancel the evening’s races.

Fans will be glad to know that the 50-lap Pro Stock race scheduled for July 19th will be run as part of the full NASCAR Whelen All American Series race program next Thursday, July 26th.

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