Posts Tagged: Sprint Car Racing

20 for 2020: These Alaska athletes brought their best this year

December 29, 2020

With 2020 in our rearview, let’s look back on the top 20 Alaska athletes from this year. Here is the list for our 20 for 2020. They represent the best of the best from The Last Frontier. History makers, record setters, world champions and more. From the ski trails to the track and the hardwood… Read more »

Sprint car champ Balog named Alaska Athlete of the Week

October 5, 2020

North Pole sprint car driver Bill Balog is the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame Alaska Athlete of the week after being crowned king of the Interstate Racing Association’s sprint car points series for a record 10th time. Known as the ‘North Pole Nightmare’, Balog took sole possession of the Upper Midwest racing league all-time record for… Read more »

Balog drives to record 10th IRA sprint car series championship

October 1, 2020

North Pole’s Bill Balog was crowned king of the Interstate Racing Association’s sprint car points series for a record 10th time, living up to his ‘North Pole Nightmare’ nickname for competitors in the Upper Midwest racing league. Balog took sole possession of the IRA’s all-time record for most series titles, passing nine-time champion Joe Roe…. Read more »