About Shawn Courchesne

Shawn Courchesne is an award-winning journalist who has been a sports reporter for 27 years and has covered motorsports professionally since 1995. The New England native spent 19 years as a reporter at the Hartford (CT) Courant, where he primarily covered UConn football & basketball, the NFL, NASCAR and boxing. In 2012 he launched the website, which today is the leading source for New England short track racing news.

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