Chairman’s Message

It’s Showtime!

As a former drag racer, I have experienced many times what it’s like to spend a great deal of time preparing for an event. The team and I would spend months preparing for the season, days or weeks preparing for…

Marching Forward

“Life is a series of experiences, each of which makes us bigger, even though it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure…

Great Expectations

May is upon us. It’s a time when our weather is moving well into spring and giving us the first tastes of our upcoming summer. We anticipate summer vacations and activities. It is speed month in Indianapolis, culminating in the…

Great Things Happening

In many ways ASA is experiencing a rebirth and is currently in a whirlwind of positive activity. We’ve reported on the changes in our leadership, structure, new show venue and heightened energy over the past year. We are working to…

Failure, as a Motivator

I’ve lately been working on a new mechanical shop venture for the company I work for. The shop was previously occupied by a tenant whose business was failing. The business was apparently unable to keep up with its rent, utility,…

‘Finding’ Ways to Win

I like motorsports. All kinds, including NASCAR, Indy, muscle cars, street rods, old classics and other collectibles. I’ve always had a special affection for drag racing and dedicated an important part of my life to it. I’ve also learned a…