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Tony Elliott Comes From the Stands

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Tony Elliott is known as many things around Hawley, Texas, from baseball & football coach, dad to three kids, husband to a popular fourth-grade teacher, but it’s his summer job as track announcer at Abilene Speedway that has him nearly a decade into the world of announcing. Abilene Reporter-News:  Hawley[…]

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Dave Calabro, Voice of Indy 500 and Indy Native

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Dave Calabro skipped a college final exam to take the opportunity of a lifetime and turned it into becoming the voice of the Indianapolis 500 which just recently celebrated its 100th running on Memorial Day weekend. The Butler Collegian:  Butler’s connection to auto racing:  Dave Calabro While names like Andretti,[…]

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Voice of Long Beach Grand Prix Races to Hall of Fame

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Bob Shepard was behind the microphone for over 50 years and dozens of Hall of Famers, but Southern California race fans equate longevity to one man who has been the voice of the Long Beach Grand Prix for nearly 40 years, and he’s being inducted into the Long Beach Motorsports[…]

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Russell Dowd Calls It A Career After 46 Years

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Word out of Connecticut’s Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park is that their long-time track announcer Russell Dowd has announced his retirement.  He was the track’s voice for over 30 years and has spent 46 years behind the microphone. Dowd’s voice was a mainstay in New England racing and beyond as he[…]

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