You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Motor Racing

  • Johnson not used to being in middle
    LOUDON, N.H. - Six-time Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson finds himself in a somewhat foreign role these days: Just one of the guys. “We haven’t been the dominant car.
  • Gaughan holds off rookies for victory
    Brendan Gaughan surged past rookies Chase Elliott and Ty Dillon in a wild three-wide run after a final restart for a hard-earned victory in Saturday night’s 300-mile Nationwide Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
  • Dreams of running to glory
    Whatever U.S. Olympic runner Shalane Flanagan can do, Makenzie “Big Mak” Kolvoord says she can do, too. Her dreams are of Olympic gold medals and world records, and breaking all of Flanagan’s records.

Baer Field Speedway cancels weekend events

Because of nearly 4 inches of rain falling at the track this week, and more expected in the next two days, Baer Field Speedway has canceled its racing for this weekend.

"Our overflow parking lot is totally flooded and we have standing water in several different areas on the property," promoter Jon Raney said in a statement.

"We just don't see any hop

Friday night's drag races will be canceled for the fifth straight week, and Saturday's debut of the Xtreme Sprint Series also is off, the statement said. A makeup date for the sprint series event is being sought.

The speedway plans to resume stock car racing May 24.