© Matthew Jonas 2010/Evergreen Newspapers 2010
After several hours I was tired, covered in oil and smelled like burnt rubber. I have to admit, it was a pretty good time. The 2010 Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals came to Bandimere Speedway last weekend. We have covered it in the past but not for some time. This year, with the help of an enthusiastic new sports editor, we decided to go all out and cover the entire weekend. Well, at least he did. With 4 other papers to shoot for and numerous weekend assignments I only managed to make it to the finals on Sunday. Even one day was a lot of work and with an average track temperature of 115 degrees the conditions were not exactly comfortable to work in.