Tag: Mr. Murphy

Mr. Murphy just canceled your race — now what?

Mr. Murphy loves rain. Rain is great at getting your race canceled. Let’s face it, health and weather are both unpredictable forces. As a race promoter, you will have to deal with both at least once in your life. And chances are it will be more than once. If you ask five people what the...

/ October 5, 2021

Doom on you if you ignore these principles and kill a racer

Do not leave yourself open to risk by applying the principles of always having an approved permit and a quality liability insurance policy.

/ May 19, 2017

Strategies for beating Mr. Murphy and his immutable laws of racing

Race promoters have tried many strategies to beat Mr. Murphy and his wheel of woe. Those few that have survived, found that the strategies that work come with a price. I think that price that is just too high for most new race promoters to pay AND manage to stay in business. That is why...

/ January 17, 2017

Mr. Murphy and your need for a pre-race checklist

Someone famous once said, “I love the smell of my racing checklist in the morning. It smells like… VICTORY!” Okay, I know what you’re saying. Robert Duvall didn’t say that about racing. But he could of! Meanwhile, you’re tucked into your warm bed, dreaming of fat registration dollars, sold out venues, and… BOOM! What? Did...

/ September 4, 2016