Fun Under Control

Photos by Carolyn Van Houten/The Herald
Mike Olson of Dubois, left, and Brian Burnett of Jasper raced their short-course trucks at B.J.’s Electronics Riverside Raceway in Jasper on Wednesday. “It is an addicting hobby,” Olson said. The trucks are capable of hitting 60 mph. Olson and Burnett occasionally race their trucks in competitions but typically pilot them just for fun.

 


Brian Burnett of Jasper prepared one of his seven short-course trucks to race at B.J.’s Electronics Riverside Raceway in Jasper on Wednesday.

 

Mike Olson of Dubois, left, raced short-course trucks with Brian Burnett of Jasper at B.J.’s Electronics Riverside Raceway in Jasper on Wednesday.

 




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