Auto racing


Great Lakes Dragaway hosts Packers Super Bowl XXXI reunion party Sept. 2

Published Aug. 30, 2017

For the first time, members of the 1996 Packers team that won Super Bowl XXXI will get together for a reunion party. They'll celebrate with each other and Green Bay fans at Great Lakes Dragaway on Sept. 2, during the annual Time Machine Nationals event over Labor Day weekend.


Milwaukee Talks: Racing commentator David Hobbs

Published June 18, 2011

You may not recognize David Hobbs but if you've lived in Milwaukee long enough - or watch racing on television - you've certainly heard his voice. You might even have purchased a car from him. Hobbs, 72, is a broadcaster with Speed Network. Previously, he did work for CBS and ESPN. He's covered all kinds of racing, from open-wheel to NASCAR and now focusing primarily on Formula One events. His car dealership, David Hobbs Honda, is also a sponsor of the Milwaukee 225.


Begel's 11 ways to improve NASCAR

Published Feb. 22, 2011

He's tackled boxing, mixed martial arts and soccer. So now, with Brett Favre nowhere to be found, Dave Begel sets his sights on NASCAR.


Passion for racing keeps photographer in focus

Published May 31, 2007

For 56 years, Russ Lake has been a fixture on the Wisconsin racing scene and the 71-year-old grandfather shows no signs of slowing down. He'll spend this weekend at the Milwaukee Mile, where he is the official track photographer.


Corner kicks and oil slicks

Published Jan. 26, 2007

Soccer and NASCAR might not seem like compatible sports, but OMC sports columnist Dave Begel thinks that both have problems grabbing the public's attention in a crowded entertainment marketplace.