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Athlete’s Voices: Dina Parise, Episode 8. The Thrill of Competition, the Agony of Defeat….

Me and Katie has partnered with some local athlete’s to develop this great column titled, Athlete’s Voices. In this column, some of your favorite local athletes will share their lives with you, both on and off the playing surface. Each athlete will post a blog, once a month, updating you on their latest happenings. Today’s post is by Dina More...

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By Philip Mathew On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Forgeois Drives ADHD to the Fore

If someone were to approach 18-year-old Luca Forgeois outside of the circuits which comprise the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, he would be another kid.  A lover of pretzel M&Ms, high fashion More...

By Guest On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Athlete’s Voices: Dina Parise, Episode 7. Being Social: The good the bad, the obnoxious?

This blog post is part of a series we call Athlete’s Voices. Each month, a local athlete posts a blog to keep their fans up to date on their lives. Today’s post is from Dina Parise of Dina Parise Racing. Social More...

By Jackie Daly On Friday, January 17th, 2014

Local Race Car Drive, Luca Forgeois, Promotes Health and Fitness at NYC Event

Luca, right, talking with guests at the event. (Photo by Jackie Daly)   Luca Forgeois, current senior at Bay Ridge Prep, is not content staying in one place too long. Aside from being a championship race car More...

By Guest On Friday, December 20th, 2013

Athlete’s Voices: Dina Parise, Episode 6. Can you CTS-V Me Now?

Growing up on Long Island, New York in an Italian family always had its advantages. There was the fact that a ‘rite of passage’ as a young woman in an Italian family was learning how to ‘perfect’ the family More...

Dina in the General Lee car. (Used with permission from Dina Parise)
By Guest On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Athlete’s Voices: Dina Parise, Episode 5. From the General Lee to Monday Morning Quarterbacks!

This is the Athlete’s Voices column in which local star athletes provide guest posts updating their fans on what they have been up to. Today’s post is from Pro Mod Drag Racing star, Dina Parise. Dina More...

By Guest On Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Athlete’s Voices: Dina Parise, Episode 4. Give Them What They Want

Dina Parise Being a ‘sports’ personality with an entertainment background (Ice Capades), I have a tendency to look at what ‘we’ do from every angle. Drag Racing compares to any other sport to a fan from More...

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By Amy Spivey On Thursday, August 29th, 2013


Everyone in Stewart-Haas Racing’s public relations department deserves a raise. Just when they thought Tony Stewart’s sprint car accident was about as much as the organization could handle, Gene Haas decided More...

By Guest On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
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Athlete’s Voices: Dina Parise, Episode 3: Personality VS. Performance the Bottom Line….

Now, don’t let the title fool you. I’m not implying that personality should override performance any day. I have to be on my game at all times. Drag Racing is an exhilarating, yet dangerous sport. But I think More...

Tony Stewart at Daytona earlier this year. (Credit: Tony Renna/AP)
By Amy Spivey On Friday, August 9th, 2013

Accident Shouldn’t Keep Stewart From Racing Outside of Nascar

Tony Stewart at Daytona earlier this year. (Credit: Tony Renna/AP) Few drivers have the credentials that Tony Stewart does. Name a vehicle with four wheels and a motor and odds are Stewart has not only driven it, More...