By Kimberly Hood
For Robert Burris, racing is a way of life.
Living within view of the 411 Speedway, Burris' house has nearly become an extension of the track with his cars and those of fellow racers stored in or around his garage, sometimes as many as six or seven. On any given day he or a friend is likely doing some kind of mechanical work to one of the cars, and on Saturday night the house and yard are alive with drivers and fans, playing host to 30 or more post-race guests.
Burris began track racing eight years ago after moving from Sevierville to Seymour in 2000. He had been involved in drag racing previously, but said as soon as he ventured over to the Speedway and got on the track, he was hooked.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.