Kyle’s Corner: My Connection Between NASCAR and 3 Doors Down

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SCRANTON, Pa. — Column and photo by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — I had never heard of the rock band 3 Doors Down until coming across an August 2003 issue of NASCAR Illustrated. On the front cover was Dale Earnhardt Jr., Tony Stewart and members from the band. Hopefully, somewhere buried in my house is the issue …

Kyle’s Corner Blog: I Don’t Want A Lot This Christmas

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Blog and photo by Race Chaser Online Associate Kyle Magda — Everyone is begging for the next new technological thing, and I just sit here wanting to have a warm house and food on the table.  The nights are starting to get colder and hot chocolate is becoming the norm with breakfast in the morning. But, …

Kyle’s Corner Blog: Magda’s Moments from the 2014 Racing Season

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Blog and photo by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — The 2014 racing season has come to an end. For me, it started back in late April at Evergreen Raceway Park with their opening weekend and closed last Saturday at Wall Stadium Speedway in New Jersey with Turkey Derby XLI. NASCAR, IndyCar, and short-track racing were all …

Kyle’s Corner Blog: Sprint Cup Power Rankings — When Homestead Smoke Cleared; Kevin Harvick Landed On Top

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Blog by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Patrick Smith/Getty Images North America photo — Kevin Harvick can add another title to his 15-year  NASCAR career: Sprint Cup Series champion. Nicknamed “The Closer,” Harvick finished off the best season of his Sprint Cup Series career with a win in the finale at the Homestead-Miami Speedway and finishing …

Kyle’s Corner Blog: At the End of the Day, We’re All Human

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Blog by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Joseph Wolkin photo — Race weekend in the media center: jam-packed and people hustling and bustling to go find stories.  Then, it’s back to the laptop to get the most recent news out there. After the day concludes, it’s time sit back, relax and find a place …