Randy Tiner, who is deaf, raced sprint cars in
California, as a member of a racing team owned
by his family. He is no longer racing cars,
but during his peak years in the 1980’s and
1990’s he was considered a legend among
sprint car fans. They came to watch him
race. A fan said he just pushes on the gas,
full steam ahead with no regard for
strategy and careful racing. For his career
he won seven major races, finished second
in 1998 among national sprint car drivers,
as well as with other honors.

Among these fans he was nicknamed “The