Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

Off to the races

PBHS students enjoy racing


August 23, 2018

Zach Spadt

ZACH SPADT/Pine Bluffs Post Tegun Hitner straps into his race car at HiWay 92 Raceway Park east of Gering, Neb. Saturday. Hitner, along with Jesse and Doug Fornstrom, competes in motorsports.

GERING, Neb. - Cousins Jesse and Doug Fornstrom are toiling away, making final repairs to their race cars for an evening of competition at HiWay92 Raceway Park in western Nebraska.

The 17-year-old Pine Bluffs High School students are well-aware that the majority of the people they'll be up against have been doing this longer than they've been alive.

But they don't seem to mind.

"Our cars are good enough and the people who help us know we can compete with the guys who have been doing it for 30 years - and we've been doing it for two," says Doug. "They've been doing it for so long. We'll h...

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