Derrick McGrew Jr. is a 12-year-old kid from Ballston Spa and for the most part, he does what normal everyday kids do. He eats ice cream, he plays video games, and watches the NBA. Most kids his age are curious enough about driving to dabble in some go-karts or even brave enough to sit behind the wheel of mom and dad's car- but not dare drive it.
The 2018 Saratoga Racing meet begins Friday and even more for the most die hard of racing fans, the excitement of the track extends far beyond the racing. There's plenty to take in and soak up in July and August is never short on people watching, fashion, celebrity sightings, and good ol' Saratoga Springs charm. This weekend however, many eyes will be on a certain thoroughbred who's turning head
Sad news to report today as the racing community mourns the loss of one it's biggest and most decorated stars. Walter “Bud” Moore Jr., a decorated member of America’s “Greatest Generation” who went on to win NASCAR championships as car owner and crew chief, has died at the age of 92.
If you're like me, as a kid, a weekend didn't go by without turning on the Nintendo 64 and racing your friends in Mario Kart. Now, you can race on a similar course in person and you don't have to dust off the old console!