Playing with the big boys

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(Above) Getting ready to go out onto the track for practice: in red, Dave Elliot (#5), in white, me (#25). In the yellow...

Getting my feet wet in buzz-bomb karts

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After completing the Jim Russell school in the summer of 1975, my attention turned to college — but I was still so fixated on...

Kart racing returns to the capital

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A friend recently described a photograph as a return ticket to a moment otherwise gone. When I posted several photos of karting days-gone-by on...

Racing School: the best $1,200 I ever spent

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One of a series of posts about the racing antics we got up to before arriving in competitive karting. Check the overview for...
Slaloming and ice racing

Ice racing and slaloming – and a championship!

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One of a series of posts about the racing antics we got up to before arriving in competitive karting. Check the overview for...
Radio-controlled racing cars in Ottawa, circa 1972

Radio-controlled racing cars and … a curb

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One of a series of posts about the racing antics we got up to before arriving in competitive karting. Check the overview for...

Finally, a taste of real racing

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One of a series of posts about the racing antics we got up to before arriving in competitive karting. Check the overview for...
my home slot car track for little electric projectiles. They were fast!

A passion for racing little electric projectiles

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One of a series of posts about the racing antics we got up to before arriving in competitive karting. Check the overview for...

It’s just a soap box — what could possibly go wrong?

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As racers know, racing is racing.  Back when racing contracts used to allow it, drivers would compete in more than one series at a time. ...

Chapter 1: The road to racing

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I have a ton of photographs from karting days in the '70s and early '80s. Recently, I put some of them up on...
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