By Del Duduit For 14 laps, he led the most prestigious race in the world. Zach Veach, a kid I coached in fourth grade basketball, was out in front toward the end of the race. When it was over, he finished in 15th place. But from laps 171 to 184, out of 200, he was… Continue reading A Leader in the Pack
By Del Duduit My former basketball player, and now big-time racer Zach Veach, will zoom around the track this weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He earned a good starting spot on the sixth row and in 17th position as he prepares to make his run at history and kiss the bricks when it’s over.… Continue reading What I’ll Miss About Indy
In honor of what would have been the 104th running of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing this past weekend, I want to re-run a post I published about attending a church service on Race Day in 2017 at the Brickyard. By Del Duduit I have never attended a church service in a garage before. But… Continue reading Church Service Before The Indy 500
By Del Duduit Three years ago, a kid I coached in fourth-grade basketball made it big time in the world of auto racing. Zach Veach qualified for the world-famous Indianapolis 500 – “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” Although his first attempt ended with 45 laps to go when his engine failed on turn three, he… Continue reading Stay Focused at 230 MPH
By Del Duduit I don’t know how I shoved life into the 31 days of May. The past month was a blur. It held all kinds of events, emotions, and circumstances, and it wore me out. But all is good. Let’s recap: The first weekend in May, Angie and I went to Michigan. She attended… Continue reading New York Style Pizza, A Wedding and Two Kidney Stones
By Del Duduit I’m thrilled to have plans to attend the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 this weekend. Although I don’t follow racing as much as other sports, this event is one of the most exciting you will ever attend. The pageantry leading up to the race combined with nearly one million people makes… Continue reading Godspeed this weekend!