Dave is a writer and broadcaster living in Fishers, Indiana. He has been a feature writer specializing in motorsports and automobiles since 1980 for publications including NATIONAL SPEED SPORT NEWS, Sprint Car and Midget Magazine, Road & Track, and Car & Driver.
Dave's broadcast work has been featured on Speed TV, Versus, MustSeeRacing, CBS Sports, TNN, ESPN, and the Indianapolis 500 Radio Network. His professional honors include the "Outstanding Contribution to the Sport" award from the National Sprint Car Poll, the "Frank Blunk Award for Journalism" from the Eastern Motorsports Press Assn., the AARWBA "Bloys Britt Writing Award," the "Dymag Award of Journalism Excellence," the "Gene Powlen Fan Appreciation Award," and the Hoosier Auto Racing Fans (HARF) "Media Member of the Year" award. He is a six-time recipient of the "Media Member of the Year" award from the National Sprint Car Poll.
Dave is a member of the HARF Hall of Fame, the Dayton Auto Racing Fans (DARF) Hall of Fame, the Little 500 Hall of Fame and the Natl. Assn. of Auto Racing Fan Clubs Hall of Fame. Dave has authored hundreds of auto racing columns and short stories, and he and his wife Sherry have four children: Joe, Jake, Amanda, and Chad.
Dave's latest books are now available in time for Christmas. Some copies will be available with the chance to have them autographed...
Sprint Car Showdown is the third book in the highly-followed Jimmy Wilson saga. This book covers Jimmy and the Ellison Special through their third-and highly eventful-season on the USAC trail. The entire cast is here: Jimmy, Harvey, Slim, Sonny, Bobby, Steve Graffan, and a few new characters. Each page is filled with dramatic racing action.
The popular and long-running "Best of Times" fictional series in Sprint Car & Midget Magazine is the basis of this edition, thrilling readers with the cheers and tears of sprint car racing in the 1970s.
Rex Robbins and ASA...The story of their rise to prominence.... Let's Go Racing!
Along the way ASA forever altered the short track racing landscape. Rex finally opens up to share the stories behind the story...insightful, illuminating, poignant, and sometimes downright hilarious. Trickle, Senneker, Eddy, and more...