Archive for the ‘RACE STORIES – 2018’ Category

DOMINO

Posted: 3rd August 2019 by GoGo in RACE STORIES - 2018

My knuckles cry all day now, especially reaching into my pockets. My right leg stays bent when I walk, it can’t straighten or kneel. My foot turned black last night, I’m swollen all over, my lower back took a shot, and somehow a hundred hammers beat my knees in my sleep. Other than that I’m […]

A week before 2019 AFM round-1, I got a call from a friend who I first met at a racetrack, crouched in my pit.  He’d come out of no place that day, offering to help.  I was shy about accepting.  I knew who he’d helped before, and I feared I could never live up to […]

THE LONG ROAD HOME

Posted: 23rd April 2018 by GoGo in RACE STORIES - 2018

I interviewed the soul of a weather-torn showman at Vanson Leathers last year. His name was Rhett Rotten, he wore a cap everywhere he went, and his eyes looked back at me in a way that suggested there was more to his story than his words might tell. He struggled as he sat there on […]