Tag Archives: Kenny Smith

Fanview: August 30, 2016

By Joe Torosian “It’s the most wonderful time of the year With the helmets knocking And everyone talking you’ll be in good cheer It’s the most wonderful time of the year There’ll be coaches for roasting Sportswriters for toasting And complaining ‘bout the quarterback’s poor throws There’ll be scary locker room stories And tales of […]

The Peterson Principle 1/30/12

They don’t believe in playing defense in the Pro Bowl. It’s either that or the Lakers-T-Wolves. Wow what a bad Sunday night for sports.

“The Mid Valley Classic”: History of the Game: Arroyo vs. Temple City

—First of Three Parts: History of the Game (Tues.), By the Numbers (Weds.), and Stars & Plays (Thurs.)— (What is now called the “Mid Valley Classic” started way back when these schools were young, 1956, and very slowly turned into one of the best opening night features around. What follows is a recap of every […]

Fanview Lite: September 3, 2011

Good Afternoon! Oh, I have always been a Bonita Bearcat fan!

Fanview Lite: June 5, 2010

T-Minus-96 Days until “The Mid Valley Classic” Good Afternoon!

Johnson Jr. wins Second in a Row

(Irwindale) – On Armed Forces Day at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale an estimated crowd of 2,300 fans saw an all half-mile show and the exciting Pick Your Part Outlaw Figure-8’s and Demolition Derby. KING TACO SUPER TRUCKS TROPHY DASH – 4 Laps Kenny Smith took the lead on the second lap of four to win […]

Wild Super Late Model Finish at Irwindale

By Tim Kennedy (Irwindale) – Six Toyota Speedway at Irwindale main events Saturday had three races on the half-mile, a pair on the third-mile and a train race on the Figure 8 course. All moms were admitted free for Mother’s Day; about 1,800 persons watched in person despite the NASCAR Sprint Cup Darlington 500 being […]

Rookie Rod Johnson Jr. Wins First Late Model Feature

By Tim Kennedy (Irwindale) – About 2,000 spectators watched a night of first-time 2010 and first-time ever winners in a five-division Toyota Speedway at Irwindale program Saturday night. They also watched an auto soccer final event.

Vision Airlines Team Flies to Nascar SLM Twin- 40 Lap Wins

By Tim Kennedy (Irwindale) – First-time victories are exciting for both racers and fans. The Las Vegas-based Vision Airlines Super Late Model Ford-bodied team enjoyed that feeling twice Saturday night with a pair of young Las Vegas drivers–Justin Johnson, 24, and Dusty Davis, 17–during NASCAR Whelen All-American Racing Series Toyota Speedway at Irwindale.

Six Divisions, Seven Main Events at Irwindale

By Tim Kennedy (Irwindale) – Week four of 2010 Toyota Speedway at Irwindale point racing Saturday had six sponsored series and seven main events in front of about 2,000 spectators. The featured NASCAR Auto Club Late Model 50-lap race went to reigning series champion Nick Joanides, who was not suppose to race Saturday because of […]