• The Next Wave: Who Are the Valley’s Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs?

    By Jana K. Hoffman Photo by Kenneth P. Volpe | It was an intense game of Beirut at Lehigh University that brought Cooper and McCreary together. That’s what they say, anyway. All jokes aside, the success that these two have experienced over the last year has certainly sped by at more than 45 mph. While […]

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  • Kart racing: Have a blast driving fast!

    By: Diana Morse | Special to the Morning Call As racing champion Mario Andretti says: “If everything seems under control, you’re just not going fast enough.” Andretti learned that lesson on the NASCAR and Formula One speedways of the world. But the principle holds true on more modest racing tracks, even the new Lehigh Valley […]

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  • Mountain Laurel gala, raceway opening

    By Diana Morse | Special to The Morning Call August 26, 2007 LET THE KART RACING BEGIN! The remarks were corny, but the sentiments were sincere. “I’ll steal the line I used from the Velodrome re-naming ceremony held last week [Friday, Aug. 10],” stated Ellen Kern of State Rep. Pat Browne’s office during remarks Saturday […]

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  • Lehigh Valley Grand Prix Developing Indoor Race Track

    By Amy Leap | Business Journal Staff Mike McCreary is a young man with a plan for a quarter-mile road course for indoor kart racing, and he intends to see it through. “The city of Allentown had a big empty space that needed to be filled, and I came to them with a unique opportunity […]

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  • Lehigh Student Zooms Into Business

    By Beth Orenstein | Business Journal Correspondent Mike McCreary isn’t waiting until he graduates from Lehigh University, where he is majoring in marketing and entrepreneurship, to start his first business. With one course to go, he’s starting construction on the Lehigh Valley Grand Prix, an indoor karting facility, on S. 10th St., Allentown. The 48,000-square-foot […]

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