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This is a collection of some of the best writers and  photographers in the country all with one purpose in mind SPRINT CARS. We have every corner of the U.S. covered here so sit back and check out some of the great columns, race results, & photos. If you have any sprint car news, results, or photos please send them to me.  Thanks, Allan Holland hozehead@earthlink.net

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KO's Indiana Bullring Scene Kevin Oldham 8/21 BillW's Knoxville News Bill Wright 12/2 Hoosier Race Report Danny Burton (IN)11/8
Florida Open Wheel Richard Golardi 10/29 Tri-State Outlook Duane Hancock (OH/IN/MI) 7/27 The West Coast Sprint Car Scene Joseph Terrell 12/1
NARC News Line Jim Allen 10/5 From the Grandstand Ron Rodda (CA) 12/2

A Typical Weekend Pat & Bruce Eckel (IN/IL) 10/25

From Spurs To Slide Jobs Ashley Zimmerman 9/17    

 

Davey Hamilton Jr. won the 40 lap Feature for BG products Platinum 44K Southern Sprint Cars, at 417 Southern Speedway in Punta Gorda, Fl. David Sink & Max Dolder photos

 

Jonathan Beason wins night 1 of the Gateway Dirt Nationals in St Louis MO   Jim DenHamer Photos

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“Turkey Night has basically been number one on the list for our whole team, I’m from California, crewmen Jerome Rodela and Chris Tramel are both from California and (car owner) Tom Malloy is from California. This is the race we’ve been looking at all year and this is the race we’ve been preparing for. This is the biggest race of the year for us.” Logan Seavey winning the 80th USAC Midgets Turkey Night at Ventura CA

“It’s really cool to get my sixth win,We were close here last year, so I’m glad that we could be one spot better and pick up another win.  We got some more points, which is crucial going into Ventura.  But there’s nothing like winning; it’s pretty damn cool.”Buddy Kofoid  winning USAC Midgets at Merced CA Wednesday

“I’ve had a great car all year, but I really think we just finally got a little bit of momentum, This series is so tough; everybody’s so, so close. Just catching a little bit of momentum can change your whole year; it can turn your whole year around, and we’ve seen that here.”Justin Grant winning USAC Midgets at Merced CA Tuesday

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame inductee Gene Marderness has been shooting at Dirt Tracks across America since the 60's. He has tons of great classic shots and we are going to post some here in Gene's Corner.

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4. 19 Brent Marks 1123 11
5. 51/8 Freddie Rahmer 1108 6
6. 39 Chase Dietz 672 3
7. 1 Logan Wagner 654 3
8. 87/27s Alan Krimes 598 2
9. 13 Justin Peck 554 4
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Jonathan Beason wins night 2 &3 of the Gateway Dirt Nationals in St Louis MO   Jim DenHamer Photos

Jonathan Beason wins night 1 of the Gateway Dirt Nationals in St Louis MO   Jim DenHamer Photos

   

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Sunday December 5th 

               

All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.  Walt Disney

   1:30am

RESULTS....

  • Photos)Shots by Jim DenHamer from night 3 of the Gateway Dirt Nationals in St Louis MO are in SpeedShotz  12/5

  • Column)Danny Burton has Chapter 9 of Shifting Gears, his story about a racer.  The 9th chapter is The Conversation... Hoosier Race Report12/5

  • Maddington Toyota Series AU)Andrew Priolo is still the points leader after four rounds of the Maddington Toyota Sprintcar Series are in the books. Priolo limped home a damaged car to 12th place when the third round was contested at the Perth Motorplex on Saturday night - the WA Sprintcar Championship that was won by Jason Kendrick ahead of Robbie Farr and Callum Williamson. Race Results 12/5

  • SSSS)Davey Hamilton Jr. bested a stout field in exciting fashion to capture his first career Southern Sprint Car Shootout Series win at 417 Southern Speedway Saturday night. Hamilton propelled the Kirk Morgan owned Hurricane Chassis to the 40-lap feature victory. Hamilton, who started in ninth position, used patience to methodically work his way to the front of the field and put himself in position to challenge for the lead with less than fifteen laps remaining. Race Results  12/5

  • Gateway Dirt Nationals)St Louis MO...Midgets Night 3  A Feature (30 Laps): 1. 8J-Jonathan Beason[5]; 2. 89-Chris Windom[2]; 3. 2H-Nick Hoffman[4]; 4. 56X-Daniel Robinson[7]; 5. 3N-Jake Neuman[8]; 6. 57B-Ronnie Gardner[11]; 7. 17A-Austin Brown[15]; 8. 75AU-Bryan Stanfill[14]; 9. 22-Sean McClelland[9]; 10. 57-Shane Cottle[13]; 11. 36D-Rylan Gray[17]; 12. 00-Landon Crawley[10]; 13. 10-Chett Gehrke[3]; 14. 88-Terry Babb[20]; 15. 14S-Zach Daum[6]; 16. 5F-Danny Frye III[16]; 17. 17K-Kurt Stellhorn[19]; 18. 24-Landon Simon[18]; 19. 21K-Karter Sarff[1]; 20. 72-Sam Johnson[12] 12/5

PRESS....

  • Brody Roa)Brody Roa wrapped up his 2021 racing season in the USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series’ “80th Annual Turkey Night Grand Prix” at the Ventura Raceway last Saturday night. It will now be five weeks before the veteran driver opens his 2022 campaign at the “36th Chili Bowl Midget Nationals” in Tulsa, Oklahoma in January. 260514768_4362007213853100_3652958071193683506_n.jpg Brody Roa in action in one of Jayson May's cars earlier in 2021. Press Releases 12/5

  • Port Royal Speedway PA)Port Royal Speedway is set to host a jam-packed 39-race schedule during the 2022 racing season featuring 14 different divisions throughout the year. The Weikert's Livestock 410 Sprint Cars will be featured a total of 31 times beginning with the 80th Annual Opening Day presented by Packer's Concessions, LLC. on March 6th at 2:00pm and concluding with a $5000-to-win event on Friday, Oct. 14th as part of the Short Track Super Series event . Central PA12/5

Saturday December 4th 

               

You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans.  Ronald Reagan

   2:00pm

RESULTS....

  • Murray Bridge Speedway AU)1 #S27 Daniel Pestka 2 #S52 Matt Egel 3 #S19 Brad Keller 4 #S63 Ryan Jones 5 #V45 Steve Lines 6 #S20 Glen Sutherland 7 #S33 Mark Caruso 8 #S4 Lisa Walker 9 #S16 Joel Heinrich 10 #VA75 David Donegan 11 #S81 Luke Dillon 12 #S55 Luke Bowey 13 #S96 Brendan Guerin 14 #S12 Chris James 15 #S24 Ricky Maiolo 16 #S93 Mike Fox 12/4

  • Toowoomba Speedway AU)Sprints...1 #7 Lachlan McHugh 2 #17 Luke Oldfield 3 #T22 Jock Goodyer 4 #90 Anthony Lambert 5 #33 Callum Walker 6 #21 Nicholas Whell 7 #Q2 Brent Kratzmann 8 #28 Allan Woods 9 #27 Cody Maroske 10 #Q10 Adam Butler 11 #NQ54 Richard Morgan 12 #66 Ryan Newton 13 #Q54 Randy Morgan 14 #3 Karl Hoffmans 15 #59 Kevin Titman 16 #88 Ryan McNamara 17 #Q22 Sam Bylsma 18 #14 Mark Pholi 19 #75 Darren Jensen 20 #91 Taylor Prosser Midgets...1 #23 Casey O'Connell 2 #99 Brock Dean 3 #17 Rob Stewart 4 #57 Bernard Clarke 5 #36 Cal Whatmore 6 #22 Scott Farmer 7 #81 Brad Dawson 8 #19 Jesse Harris 9 #10 Chris Moor 10 #11 Charlie Brown 11 #37 Lachlan Paulger 12 #14 Kody Stothard 13 #58 Rusty Whittaker 12/4

  • Sprintcar All Stars AU)Blue Ribbon Raceway 1 #V40 Rusty Hickman 2 #V34 Brenten Farrer 3 #D7 Mathew Reed 4 #V73 Charles Hunter 5 #D26 Todd Moule 6 #V78 Chris Campbell 7 #V7 Paul Solomon 8 #VA 9 Brad Warren 9 #V39 Brett Smith 10 #V29 Michael Tancredi 11 #VA84 Todd Hobson 12 #V43 Corey Sandow 13 #V76 Adam Cullinger 14 #D21 Zac Farrer 15 #V46 Jordan Abbott 16 #SA51 Jay Brown 17 #V47 Jeremy Kupsch 18 #V60 Jordyn Charge 19 #VA91 Daniel Scott 20 #VA10 Steven Loader 12/4

  • Gulf Western Independent Oils Raceway AU)1 #T 55 Jamie Bricknell 2 #T 35 Adrian Redpath 3 #T 48 Nick Penno 4 #T 53 Jack Crossin 5 #T 17 Jason Dawkins 6 #T 6 Adam Garwood 7 #T 33 Brody Appleby 8 #T 16 Adam Alexander 9 #T 9 Chris Johns 10 #T 20 Tony Clasener 11 #T 5 Mahtia Bissett 12 #T 8 Tate Frost 13 #T 15 Ethan Wyllie 12/4

  • Blue Ribbon Raceway AU)Vic Wingless....1 #N25 Marshall Blyton 2 #V43 Daniel Storer 3 #N5 Mark Blyton 4 #V33 Luke Storer 5 #V95 Geoff Cook 6 #VX89 Christopher Temby 7 #V97 Blake Walsh 8 #VX34 Adin Robertson 9 #V60 Steven Hateley 10 #VX43 Ben Kirby 11 #VX41 Aaron Kennett 12 #V93 Travis Millar 13 #VX27 Bree Hall 14 #VX40 Jemery Pearson 15 #V45 Bhoe Paterson 16 #V18 Jade Moule 17 #VX79 Clint Baker 18 #VX96 Hayden Glare 19 #VX44 Glen Harris 20 #V11 Matthew Symons 12/4

  • Simpson Speedway AU)Midgets...1 #V97 Kaidon Brown 2 #V10m Caleb Mills 3 #V71 Domain Ramsay 4 #39V Nick Parker 5 #S57 Robert Heard 6 #V22 Joe Lostitch 7 #N15 DJ Raw 8 #V25 Matt Papa 9 #V72 Damien Bishop 10 #V11 Louis Rodrigues 11 #S18 Todd Wigzell 12 #V17 Mitch Whiting 13 #V10 Travis Mills 12/4

  • Maddington Toyota Series AU)Jason Kendrick has etched his name into the record books by winning his third WA Sprintcar Championship at the Perth Motorplex on Saturday night. Kendrick had previously won the event in 2011-12 and again in 2014-15 and was all smiles after winning the 60th running of the time-honoured event, crossing the line ahead of Queenslander Robbie Farr and defending Maddington Toyota Sprintcar Series champion Callum Williamson. Race Results 12/4

  • CRASH PAD) Can things get any crazier in this Country’s economy? I hope not!! We at Crash Pad are experiencing all the inflationary pressures and supply chain issues that all other businesses are. As we’ve re-stocked our materials, we’ve had some vendors raise their price a second time before we could even print the purchase order!! “Come on man” . . . . in the words of someone known for quotable quotes. So, just a ‘heads up’ notice that Crash Pad will be applying a price increase in early 2022. Details forthcoming. That means that NOW is the time to get your Crash Pad seat insert to Reduce Your Risk of Spinal Injury during next season – at 2021 pricing. Heck, I’ve even taken my Crash Pad out of my Sprinter and put it in my office chair to help Reduce the Risk of Sticker Shock Injury when I call one of our vendors!! Buy online at www.crashpadus.com or call 717-235-7250. Wait for the outgoing message and leave a voicemail if I can’t answer quickly. 12/4

Friday December 3rd 

               

It's all part of my journey - I've done a lot of stupid things, but you learn by your mistakes.  Ozzy Osbourne

   11:00pm

PRESS....

  • Photos)Shots by Jim DenHamer from night 2 of the Gateway Dirt Nationals in St Louis MO are in SpeedShotz  12/3

  • Gateway Dirt Nationals)St Louis MO...Midgets Night 2  A Feature (20 Laps): 1. 8J-Jonathan Beason[2]; 2. 14S-Zach Daum[4]; 3. 2H-Nick Hoffman[3]; 4. 3N-Jake Neuman[6]; 5. 10-Chett Gehrke[11]; 6. 89-Chris Windom[7]; 7. 22-Sean McClelland[13]; 8. 57B-Ronnie Gardner[18]; 9. 75AU-Bryan Stanfill[15]; 10. 56X-Daniel Robinson[8]; 11. 17A-Austin Brown[14]; 12. 5F-Danny Frye III[16]; 13. 00-Landon Crawley[9]; 14. 57-Shane Cottle[5]; 15. 17K-Kurt Stellhorn[17]; 16. 21K-Karter Sarff[1]; 17. 36D-Rylan Gray[12]; 18. 24-Landon Simon[10]; 19. 72-Sam Johnson[19]; 20. (DNS) 88-Terry Babb 12/3

  • Premier Speedway AU)With the dawn of the 2021-22 Premier Speedway season upon us, the Premier Speedway Club would like to acknowledge and thank Adrian and Kim Parr and Family, and everyone associated with Parr Motorsports for their amazing support as Naming Rights partners of the Premier Speedway Track Premiership since the 2011-12 season. Press Releases 12/3

  • Lernerville Speedway PA)Officials with Lernerville Speedway and the All Star Circuit of Champions, are proud to announce that the ASCoC Sprint Cars will return to ‘The Action Track’ for two big events during the upcoming 2022 season. The ASCoC Sprints will make their first trip to Lernerville Speedway on Friday, April 29, 2022, in an event that will feature a $6,000 to-win purse. The event will be the first time the All Stars have been in action at Lernerville since the 2019 season as the Covid-19 pandemic scratched their 2020 visit and mother nature washed away their scheduled appearance in 2021. Press Releases 12/3

Thursday December 2nd 

               

I am not interested in the past, except as the road to the future.  Gianni Versace

   11:50pm

RESULTS....

  • Gateway Dirt Nationals)St Louis MO...Midgets  A Feature 1 (20 Laps): 1. 8J-Jonathan Beason[5]; 2. 2H-Nick Hoffman[2]; 3. 3N-Jake Neuman[1]; 4. 21K-Karter Sarff[11]; 5. 14S-Zach Daum[3]; 6. 56X-Daniel Robinson[9]; 7. 00-Landon Crawley[6]; 8. 72-Sam Johnson[10]; 9. 57-Shane Cottle[8]; 10. 22-Sean McClelland[13]; 11. 10-Chett Gehrke[7]; 12. 57B-Ronnie Gardner[14]; 13. 36D-Rylan Gray[15]; 14. 24-Landon Simon[17]; 15. 75AU-Bryan Stanfill[16]; 16. 5F-Danny Frye III[18]; 17. 88-Terry Babb[12]; 18. 89-Chris Windom[4]; 19. 17A-Austin Brown[19]; 20. 17K-Kurt Stellhorn[20] 12/2

  • Column)Ron Rodda has USAC Midgets and Placerville Speedway From the Grandstand12/2

  • Photos)Shots by Jim DenHamer from night 1 of the Gateway Dirt Nationals in St Louis MO are in SpeedShotz  12/2

  • Bandits Outlaw)19 race nights, 9 track venues, 4 new track partners, and 4 multiday specials, headline the 2022 Bandits Outlaw Sprint Series schedule! A special thank you to Nathan Moore and area promoters, who worked diligently, alongside us, to help identify the best-cleanest dates possible! I also want to THANK our 'familiar favorites', LoneStar Speedway, KENNEDALE SPEEDWAY PARK, HOT Speedway, 67 Speedway of Texarkana, and Texas Dirt Track for partnering with us again in 2022! Press Releases 12/2

 9:00pm

PRESS....

  • WSNT)For only the second occasion in the history of the Northern Territory Wingless Sprint Title, Arunga Park Speedway in Alice Springs will play host to the 2022 running of the event. After being unable to host last season’s running of the Northern Territory Title, due to a late change that saw the event moved to nearby Tennant Creek Speedway at the 11th hour, Arunga Park Speedway is looking forward to having the Northern Territory Title as part of their two-night ANZAC Day Challenge on the Saturday and Sunday night of April 23 and 24. Press Releases 12/2

  • USAC)Justin Grant’s $20,000 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature victory at California’s Placerville Speedway in November paid off in more ways than one. The Ione, California native charged from seventh to first en route to his victory that night, which moved him to the top of the board for good in the ProSource Passing Master standings. USAC 12/2

  • USAC)Clauson Marshall Newman Racing, Driven2SaveLives, an Indiana Donor Network Program, and Emerson Axsom have teamed up to compete for the 2022 USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship in the Driven2SaveLives #47BC sprint car. USAC 12/2

  • Midwest Thunder)A busy and consistent season put Fresno, California’s Gio Scelzi atop the Midwest Thunder Sprint Series presented by www.OpenWheel101.com standings in 2021. He finished up the season in the Midwest with a big victory against the World of Outlaws at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. Grain Valley, Missouri’s Brian Brown matched his career best standing with the series by finishing second (he was also second in 2018). South Dakota’s Justin Henderson finished a career-best third in the standings, ahead of Missouri’s Ayrton Gennetten and Iowa’s Austin McCarl. Four-time champ, Kerry Madsen, Parker Price-Miller, Carson McCarl, Matt Juhl and Rico Abreu rounded out the top ten. BillW's Knoxville News 12/2

  • Rumble In Ft Wayne)Coming on the heels of similar announcements for the Midget and North Baltimore Custom Cuts winged 600cc Midgets, a best appearing car award has been announced for the LiUNA (Laborer’s International Union of North America) non-winged 600cc Midgets at this year’s 23rd Rumble in Fort Wayne. NAPA Auto Parts of Bryan, Ohio has posted a $250 cash award that will be presented to the best appearing car in that division, as voted upon by the fans through a charity component throughout the weekend of the event, December 17 and 18. Press Releases 12/2

Wednesday December 1st 

                                     

There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything - millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace.  Richard Pryor

   7:00pm

PRESS....

  • Column)Joseph Terrell has his next column looking back at the 2021 California sprint car season and how two drivers winning 20 races in the state is no small task considering the talent level.The West Coast Sprint Car Scene 12/1

  • John Padjen)It is with a heavy heart that I announce to the public that long time racing promoter John Padjen passed away the morning. Padjen was 87 years old. Padjen had a bigger than life personality that catapulted him into being one the best West Coast racing promoters of all-time. Press Releases 12/1

  • USAC)When posed the question prior to the start of his 2021 season of whether anything less than a USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship would be a disappointment, Buddy Kofoid showed no hesitation in unequivocally acknowledging that fact. After capturing Rookie of the Year honors in 2020, the Penngrove, Calif. driver elevated his game even more the following year, scoring the series title in his second full season of competition on the strength of six victories in a campaign that saw its share of triumphs and tribulations, including an injury that very easily could’ve derailed what became the 19-year-old driver’s destiny. USAC 12/1

  • Knoxville Raceway IA)FOUR-DAY TICKET PACKAGES AVAILABLE NOW! Make your plans for August 2022 now! Four-day ticket packages for the 61st NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's on August 10-13 are now available. The greatest week of the summer will continue to feature the top sprint car drivers in the world battling for more than $1 million in prize money, plus concerts, charity events, autograph sessions, parties, live Winged Nation shows and more! Don't miss a day of the fun. Buy your four-day ticket packages today! Ticket prices range from $189 to $214 depending on row choice and can be purchased by calling the ticket office at 641-842-5431. We are experiencing a high volume of calls. If your call cannot be answered, please leave a voice message and a ticket agent will return your call. 12/1

  • Tanner Carrick)Tanner Carrick brought his 2021 season to an end over the Thanksgiving Holiday week by staying very active as he competed in three USAC National Midget events as well as a pair of winged 360 races. “It was a busy week, but a great way to end our season,” Tanner Carrick said. “I have to thank the entire Keith Kunz Motorsports team for the opportunity to run out West, as well as my Carrick Motorsports guys for their continued hard work day in and day out.” Press Releases 12/1

  • Western PA Speedweek)Western Pennsylvania’s best sprint car drivers will battle it out again for five straight nights of unsanctioned racing in 2022 as they all fight for the coveted speedweek crown. Speedweek action will be on display on consecutive nights from Wednesday, June 1st through Sunday, June 5th at Michael’s Mercer Raceway (Mercer, PA), Thunder Mountain Speedway (Brookville, PA), Lernerville Speedway (Sarver, PA), Sharon Speedway (Hartford, OH) and Tri City Raceway Park (Franklin, PA). Press Releases 12/1

  • Rumble In Ft Wayne)Economy Auto Parts and Coe Heating & Air Conditioning have inked their names to the growing list of sponsors for the December 17 and 18 Rumble in Fort Wayne presented by Jason Dietsch Trailer Sales. Staged inside of the massive Allen County War Memorial Coliseum & Expo Center on a purpose-built 1/6 mile concrete oval, this will be the 23rd running of the multi-division event. Press Releases 12/1

  • Austin McCarl)Getting four races in over the last week, Austin McCarl had a wild stretch to close his 2021 season out with Country Builders Racing. “In Merced, we had a fast car, I just couldn’t get qualified well either night and it resulted in a couple of 11th place finishes, including one fun run through the field,” Austin McCarl said. “Arizona, we had some horrible luck, but I really feel like we had a car that was capable of picking up a win.” Press Releases 12/1

  • Sprintcar All Stars AU)“Finally we are about to kick off the 15th season of the Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers All Star Series this Sat night – Dec 4th. I can’t wait to see all our old teams, meet our new teams and be back at Blue Ribbon Raceway again for our opening night. Unfortunately we lost our first 2 rounds but everything looks good for this Saturday. Press Releases 12/1

Tuesday November 30th 

                              

Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.  Winston Churchill

   9:00pm

PRESS....

  • Joel Myers Jr)Traveling to Arizona Speedway to closeout his 2021 season, and take part in the track’s final event ever, Joel Myers Jr would impress during the Copper Classic as he ran fourth on Friday night and hard charged his way to an eighth-place finish in Saturday’s feature after coming from the tail end of the ‘B’ earlier in the night. Press Releases 11/30

  • Attica Raceway Park OH)When the World of Outlaw NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series invades Attica Raceway Park on Tuesday July 12 for the 34th Annual Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic Presented by Racing Optics, the competitors will be battling for the largest payday in the event’s history - $15,000 to the winner! Press Releases 11/30

  • Len Sammons Productions)In just five weeks, the 2022 Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP will take the green flag inside Allentown, PA’s PPL Center.   The race weekend is set for Friday and Saturday, January 7-8, 2022. The races in Allentown will be the first since 2020 when Covid-19 forced the stoppage of the season finale at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY. Press Releases 11/30

  • Cook Motorsports)Making the trip from Washington to California to get two final races in for the 2021 season, Cook Motorsports linked up with Jayson Bright to compete in the Merced 360’s portion of the track’s annual Midget Madness event. Press Releases 11/30

10:45am

PRESS....

  • Column)Danny Burton has Chapter 8 of Shifting Gears, his story about a racer.  The 8th chapter is Weekly Routine... Hoosier Race Report11/30

  • Premier Speedway AU)The Premier Speedway Club, Warrnambool is excited to announce that tickets via the Club’s new ticketing partnership with Trybooking, will be available for all events up to and including the 49th South West Conveyancing Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic will be on-line via the Club’s website from 10am Eastern Daylight-Saving Time (7am WA, 9.30am SA) on Wednesday December 1, 2021. Press Releases 11/30

  • Chili  Bowl)With entries rolling in, the traditional benchmark of 100 contenders has been exceeded, allowing for the first glimpse of Golden Driller hopefuls who will call Tulsa home during the 36th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl National presented by General Tire. ASCS 11/30

Monday November 29th 

                                           Anthony Macri 2021 Series Champion  

The roar of the crowd has always been the sweetest music. It's intoxicating.  Vin Scully

   8:45pm

PRESS....

  • ASCS Elite)The first schedule to drop for the 2022 season with the American Sprint Car Series will be of the wingless variety with Colorado-based ASCS Elite Non-Wing North set for 15 events between April and September. ASCS 11/29

  • Brock Zearfoss)The “Jonestown Jet” Brock Zearfoss and car owner, Clayton Snow, proved to be almost unstoppable in Arizona Speedway’s annual Copper Classic, not only capping the ASCS Southwest Region doubleheader with a pair of podium finishes, but scoring a victory in the process. Impressive, nonetheless, Zearfoss’ Copper Classic finale triumph, resulting in a $7,500 payday, was accomplished without a nose wing, as it was lost during incidental contact with a slowing lapped car. Despite the ensuing chaos, Zearfoss was able to maintain control and not stop resulting in his position being maintained. Press Releases 11/29

  • USCS)The United Sprint Car Series (USCS) Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters winged sprint cars are set to kick off their 2022, sixty-four event, 26th anniversary season with the 5th annual USCS Winter Heat mini-series that consists of twelve races at six different venues 0ver six weekends in four Southern states from Friday, February 4th through Saturday, March 19th.USCS 11/29

  • Grafton Speedway AU)Unfortunately, last Saturday night's race meeting, which was going to be highlighted by the return of the Sprintcars, at Hessions Auto Parts Grafton Speedway has been postponed to the Saturday night of December 11.11/29

  • Rumble In Ft Wayne)Recognized as one of the foremost engine builders in the Quarter Midget industry, Baker Racing Engines has joined forces with the Rumble in Fort Wayne presented by Jason Dietsch Trailer Sales. With support from Baker, each pre-entered Quarter Midget driver into the December 17 and 18 Rumble will be receiving a rebate towards their pit pass fee. Press Releases 11/29

Sunday November 28th 

                                      You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.  Abraham Lincoln

   1:45am

RESULTS....

  • ASCS SW)Collecting $7,500 on Saturday night, Pennsylvania’s Brock Zearfoss dropped jaws after surviving a near-disastrous moment in traffic to win the final race at Arizona Speedway without a Nose Wing. The win is the first time Brock has topped the ASCS Southwest Region and is his first ASCS sanctioned victory. ASCS 11/28

  • USAC)Logan Seavey knows how to close the curtain, fade to black and roll credits in style. On Saturday night, Seavey slammed the door on the 2021 USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship campaign with a monumental score in Saturday’s 80th running of the 98-lap ARP Turkey Night Grand Prix. The season closing victory with the series at southern California’s Ventura Raceway allowed Seavey to become the first driver to win the season finales on dirt for all three of USAC’s National divisions. USAC11/28

  • POWRi)Wrapping up the 2021 racing season at the fan-favorite annual Turkey Bowl at Vado Speedway Park, the Lucas Oil POWRi New Mexico Motor Racing Association would see a two-day show full of excitement and on-track action aplenty with Mother Nature thwarting the trackside battles on Night One setting the stage for double the feature fun on Saturday. Racing two features in one night would find rookie-of-the-year winner Caleb Stelzig notched his second career victory in the first feature as Spencer Hill solidified his third win of the season to wrap up the 2021 season on Night Two. Race Results11/28

  • POWRi)Capping off the season of outstanding racing action at the picturesque Vado Speedway Park, the Lucas Oil POWRi Vado Super Sprints would partake in the Annual Turkey Bowl as racers from all over the region flocked to the premiere event. With two separate shows over the weekend the newly crowned 2021 series champion, Lorne Wofford would earn the checkers on night one with Caleb Saiz capturing the feature win on the final night of seasonal racing. Race Results11/28

  • ASCS Desert)Collecting his second win of the weekend and a $2,000 check for his efforts, Tye Mihocko, swept the Copper Classic at Arizona Speedway with the San Tan Ford ASCS Desert Non-Wing Series. ASCS 11/28

Saturday November 27th 

                                      My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I'm happy. I can't figure it out. What am I doing right?  Charles M. Schulz

   11:30pm

RESULTS....

  • USAC)Using a borrowed engine, A.J. Bender (San Diego, CA) raced to victory in Saturday’s USAC West Coast Sprint Car portion of the “80th Turkey Night Grand Prix” at Ventura Raceway. Racing the family owned #21B K&R Motorsports / Schweitzer Racing DRC, the regular competitor with the USAC/CRA 410s and California Lightning Sprints earned $3,000 for his efforts. Ryan Bernal, Carson Macedo, top qualifier Troy Rutherford, and Chase Randall rounded out the top-five drivers.USAC  11/27

  • Vado Speed Park NM)POWRi 360 Non-Wing A Feature 1 (25 Laps): 1. 7D7-Spencer Hill[2]; 2. 9X-Randy Nelson[6]; 3. 24-Robert Marfia[8]; 4. 44-Jason Howell[7]; 5. 77-Colt Treharn[1]; 6. 20-Shon Deskins[14]; 7. 0-JR Bonesteel[10]; 8. 86-Zac Taylor[9]; 9. 7X-Troy Treharn[5]; 10. 50X-Jerry Higginbotham[11]; 11. 10-Gary Guinn[12]; 12. 21-Caleb Stelzig[4]; 13. (DNF) 1HA-Caleb Saiz[3]; 14. (DNF) 92T-Tim Shallenberger[13]; 15. (DNF) 5-Robert Herrera[18]; 16. (DNS) 23-Craig Stringfellow; 17. (DNS) 18-Asa Kesterson; 18. (DNS) 29-Dustin Cormany; 19. (DNS) 41-Devon Amos; 20. (DNS) 4-David Dykes  POWRi 305 Winged A Feature 1 (25 Laps): 1. 1HA-Caleb Saiz[1]; 2. 6-Jett Carney[2]; 3. 18-Lorne Wofford[7]; 4. 22-Justin Lasiter[8]; 5. 22B-Jesse Baker[11]; 6. 9-Robert Herrera[17]; 7. 40X-Mike Archuleta[5]; 8. 66-Fred Holz[4]; 9. 0C-Charlie Graham[10]; 10. 65-Richard Wilbee[3]; 11. 16-Conner Thomas[9]; 12. 2WILD-Ricky Holden[13]; 13. 81-Devon Jobin[16]; 14. 5-Jerill Higginbotham[6]; 15. (DNF) 23Z-Zachary Hanes[12]; 16. (DNF) 99-Johnathon O'Brien[18]; 17. (DNF) 21-Walton Kyle Jr[14]; 18. (DNS) 131-Royal Jones 11/27

  • Manjump Speedway AU)Limited Sprints 1 #WA1 Michael Keen 2 #51 Tim King 3 #26 Glenn Dickinson 4 #43 Anthony Gaudio 5 #47 Alex Williams 6 #41 Blake Jackson 7 #33 Trystan Caley 8 #8 Gavin Davis 9 #75 Mike Hanlon 10 #69 Brendon Condren 11 #91 Brad Warwick 12 #44 Brendon Dickinson 13 #77 Joel Ettridge 14 #71 Stephanie Hanlon 15 #11 Jack McDiarmid 16 #46 Tony Pracilio 17 #4 Craig Bottrell 18 #90 Brooke Newson 19 #112 Clayton Dickinson 11/27

  • Archerfield Speedway AU) 1 #7 Lachlan McHugh 2 #07 Aaron Kelly 3 #91 Taylor Prosser 4 #Q2 Brent Kratzmann 5 #59 Kevin Titman 6 #17 Luke Oldfield 7 #Q10 Adam Butler 8 #27 Cody Maroske 9 #88 Ryan McNamara 10 #32 Mitch Gowland 11 #44 Dan Murray 12 #3 Karl Hoffmans 13 #60 Dan Moes 14 #42 Kristy Bonsey 15 #NQ10 Jy Corbet 16 #51 Tim Farrell 17 #NQ2 Andrew Baumber 18 #66 Ryan Newton 19 #85 Nelson Reddacliff 11/27

  • Carrick Speedway AU) 1 #T 6 Adam Garwood 2 #T 10 Luke Redpath 3 #T 17 Jason Dawkins 4 #T 55 Jamie Bricknell 5 #T 20 Tony Clasener 6 #T 35 Adrian Redpath 7 #T 53 Jack Crossin 8 #T 33 Brody Appleby 9 #T 48 Nick Penno 10 #T 21 Ashley Cleary 11 #T 5 Mahtia Bissett 12 #T 9 Chris Johns 13 #T 8 Tate Frost 14 #T 15 Ethan Wyllie 15 #T 16 Adam Alexander 11/27

  • Borderline Speedway AU) 1 #S 52 Matt Egel 2 #S 81 Luke Dillon 3 #S 63 Ryan Jones 4 #V 88 Grant Stansfield 5 #V 90 Corey McCullagh 6 #S 4 Lisa Walker 7 #S 27 Daniel Pestka 8 #V 45 Steven Lines 9 #S 13 Brock Hallett 10 #S 7 Hayden Pitt 11 #S 97 David Murcott 12 #V 48 Adam King 13 #NT 27 Luke Weel 14 #S 33 Mark Caruso 15 #S 70 Max Vidau 16 #S 24 Ricky Maiolo 17 #S 98 Ryan Alexander 18 #V 7 Paul Solomon 19 #V 36 Ash Cook 20 #S 11 Scott Enderl 11/27

  • Bandits Outlaw)*VIVA LAS VEGAS* See you soon, Las Vegas! The ‘Bandits Outlaw Sprint Series’ will headline the Las Vegas Dirt Nationals, at the Las Vegas Dirt Track, January 19-22. Open practice on Wednesday 1/19, with FULL-complete shows on Thursday 1/20, Friday 1/21, and Saturday 1/22. Over $44,000 in purse money up for grabs, over three nights of racing, with Saturday's event paying $5,000 to win and $500 to start. Registration is NOW OPEN! For your convenience, BOSS rules are pinned to the Bandits Outlaw Sprint Series page! Race and event info here; https://racexr.com/events/las-vegas-dirt-nationals/  11/27

2:00am

RESULTS....

  • USAC)Cannon McIntosh led all challengers as the fastest driver in Friday night’s USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship practice at California’s Ventura Raceway. The Bixby, Okla. native timed in with an 11.827 second lap in his Dave Mac Motorsports/DriveWFX.com – D.A. McIntosh – Smith Titanium/Spike/Speedway Toyota around the 1/5-mile dirt oval during the session, which was the final tune-up prior the 80th running of the ARP Turkey Night Grand Prix at Ventura on Saturday, November 27. USAC 11/27

  • Vado Speedway Park NM)Lucas Oil POWRi 305 Winged Sprint Cars A Feature 1 (25 Laps): 1. 18-Lorne Wofford[1]; 2. 40X-Mike Archuleta[3]; 3. 131-Royal Jones[2]; 4. 1HA-Caleb Saiz[8]; 5. 6-Jett Carney[9]; 6. 22-Justin Lasiter[16]; 7. 22B-Jesse Baker[5]; 8. 97-Derek DeMartino[12]; 9. 16-Conner Thomas[7]; 10. 2WILD-Ricky Holden[6]; 11. 9-Robert Herrera[15]; 12. 0C-Charlie Graham[11]; 13. 65-Richard Wilbee[10]; 14. 66-Fred Holz[14]; 15. 99-Johnathon O'Brien[4]; 16. 5-Jerill Higginbotham[13]; 17. (DNF) 21-Walton Kyle Jr[18]; 18. (DNS) 1I-Daniel Blaeser; 19. (DNS) 23Z-Zachary Hanes 11/27

  • ASCS)His third race in a row in Arizona this month, and just as many trips to Victory Lane, Sam Hafertepe, Jr. found his way to the top with the ASCS Southwest Region during Friday night’s Copper Classic A-Feature. ASCS 11/27

  • ASCS Desert)Getting his second win with the San Tan Ford ASCS Desert Non-Wing Series, Tye Mihocko captured Friday’s $1,000 to win preliminary A-Feature in the sixth running of the Copper Classic at Arizona Speedway. ASCS 11/27

  • Antioch Speedway CA)Wingless Sprint A Feature 1 (30 Laps): 1. 33-DJ Johnson[5]; 2. 56-Shawn Arriaga[3]; 3. 32-Jimmy Christian[6]; 4. 7EJ-Josh Young[2]; 5. 50-Tony Bernard[4]; 6. 18-Josh Gillis[7]; 7. 48-Rick Brophy[9]; 8. 36-Bob Newberry[1]; 9. 5-Chris Geilfuss[10]; 10. 3-Ricky Brophy[11]; 11. (DNS) 27-Steve Maionchi; 12. (DNS) 63-Dylan Newberry Winged 360 Sprint A Feature 1 (20 Laps): 1. 5A-Daniel Whitley[2]; 2. 49-Mike Monahan[1]; 3. 77-Ryan Lippincott[3]; 4. 5V-Wyatt VanLare[4]; 5. (DNS) 12-Steel Powell 11/27

Friday November 26th 

                                      Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia.  Charles M. Schulz

   3:00pm

PRESS....

  • Column)Danny Burton has Chapter 7 of Shifting Gears, his story about a racer.  The 7th chapter is Nora... Hoosier Race Report11/26

  • CRASH PAD) Whether your choice of hunting season armament is archery, musket, or rifle, your aim and shot will always be right on target when you’re looking to bag a Crash Pad! The Crash Pad helps to Reduce Your Risk of Spinal Injury when you are racing in the summer . . . . and can make your hunting blind more comfortable when waiting for the big rack to walk right in front of your sights during hunting season! Now how’s that for a two for one deal on Black Friday?!?! Visit www.crashpadus.com or call 717-235-7250. Order online or direct your questions to me! Leave your name and number voicemail if I’m off to stock the freezer! 11/26

  • History of Knoxville Raceway)Buy the book, The History of Knoxville Raceway and the Marion Co Fairgrounds now for $40 with FREE SHIPPING if you order online at http://knoxvillenationalsbook.com! Learn about our origins of and the earliest pieces of history from Track Historian, Bob Wilson!11/26

  • USAC)Each year, the Turkey Night Grand Prix presents a massively talented crop of drivers from top to bottom, and this year, there’s 22 of them with varying degrees of experience and racing backgrounds. Among them are the Rookies who arrive to stake their claim and make their initial mark on this great race featuring USAC’s NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship, which will take place for the 80th time this Saturday night, November 27, at California’s Ventura Raceway. USAC 11/26

  • USCS)Byhalia Mississippi's, Dale Howard forged his way to his second USCS Mid-South Thunder Tour regional series Championship in-a-row during the 25th Anniversary and 2021 season. USCS 11/26

  • USCS)2015 National Sprint Car Hall of Fame inductee, Danny Smith from Chillicothe, Ohio will wear the 2021 United Sprint Car Series crown as the USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters National Champion. USCS 11/26

Thursday November 25th 

                                       Happy Thanksgiving

It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.  Theodore Roosevelt

   1:00am

RESULTS....

  • USAC)In crunch time, you’ve got to deliver the goods if you want to reap the awards. Buddy Kofoid brought the hammer and nail to California’s Merced Speedway on Wednesday night and, ultimately, arrived one step closer to sealing up the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship in the penultimate round of the series. USAC 11/25

  • Merced Speedway CA)Kyle Larson sweeps the Winged 360 Sprint Cars portion of Merced   Feature Finish: 1.Kyle Larson 2.Tanner Carrick 3. DJ Netto 4.Cole Macedo 5.Chase Randall 6.Chase Johnson 7. Blake Carrick 8.Joey Ancona 9.Justyn Cox 10.Austin McCarl 11. Chase Elliott  12.John Michael Bunch  13. Mitchel Moles 14.Daniel Whitley 15.Ryan Lippincott 16.Evan Burrola 17.Colby Copeland 18.Steel Powell 19.Ryan Timms 20.Eric Humphries 21. Keith Day Jr  22.Jayson Bright 23.Travis Reber 24.Dawson Hammes 11/25

Wednesday November 24th 

                                       Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.  Dale Carnegie

   10:00pm

PRESS....

  • Brody Roa)Brody Roa scored his third win in five starts in Jason May’s #8M when he bested the open comp Sprint Car field at the Kern County Raceway Park on November 15th. The race was a shakedown for May’s new car that Roa will be driving when Agajanian Promotions presents the “80th Annual Turkey Night Grand Prix'' this Friday and Saturday at the Ventura Raceway. Roa, who lives in Garden Grove, California, and May first joined forces on Labor Day Weekend in 2020. The pairing clicked right away and won the historic first ever Central Arizona Sprint Car Series main event at the Central Arizona Speedway. This year, the likeable 30-year-old driver and May have continued their successful partnership. In five races together in 2021, they have three wins, one third place finish and a fifth. Press Releases 11/24

  • NARC KWS)If you’ve heard any of Dominic Scelzi’s more than 20 victory lane interviews from 2021, then you’ve undoubtedly heard him offer gratitude to crew chief, Jimmy Carr.https://narc410.com/11/24

  • ASCS)Gearing up for the 2022 season, the rules that govern the American Sprint Car Series have been posted. Only changing small parts of the overall rules, the changes include: Newly announced format for the National Tour with adjusted Qualifying point structure. Work area time adjusted to 60 seconds. Final specs regarding the OPTIONAL Aluminum Block. ASCS 11/24

  • ASCS)The final weekend of the season for the ASCS Southwest Region and the San Tan Ford ASCS Desert Non-Wing Series is this Friday, November 26, and Saturday, November 27 with the sixth running of the Copper Classic at Arizona Speedway. Set to be the final round of action ever contested at the Queen Creek oval, the final run will feature a season-ending $7,500 payday for the ASCS Southwest Region and a $2,000 top prize for the ASCS Desert Non-Wing Series on Saturday night. Friday’s prelim will pay $2,000 to wings, and $1,000 to Non-Wing. ASCS 11/24

1:00am

RESULTS....

  • Merced Speedway CA)Kyle Larson wins the Winged 360 Sprint Car Feature on Night One of Midget Madness at Merced Speedway CA. Feature Finish: 1.Kyle Larson 2.Colby Copeland 3.Chase Randall 4.Blake Carrick 5.Corey Day 6.Cole Macedo 7.Chase Johnson 8.Justyn Cox 9.DJ Netto 10.Mitchel Moles 11.Austin McCarl 12.K Montgomery 13.Joey Ancona 14.Bunch 15.Jayson Bright 16.Tucker Worth  17.Whitley  18. Chase Elliott  19.Powell  20.Hammes  21.Ryan Timms 22.Reber 23.Carrick Tanner  24. Jodie Robinson 11/24

  • USAC)Throughout the month of November, Justin Grant has repeatedly shown how the west is won. Traveling south, east and north throughout the first 31 races on the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship schedule this season, the Ione, Calif. driver managed just one single victory. In the past seven races, Grant has quadrupled his total to four wins on the season, including three of the last seven, and each of the last two. USAC  11/24

Tuesday November 23rd 

                               The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.  Henry David Thoreau

   5:00pm

PRESS....

  • USAC)The “80th Running of the Turkey Night Grand Prix” starts this Friday, November 26th, with two nights of action featuring the NOS Energy Drink USAC National Midgets and the USAC West Coast 360 Sprint Cars. The event will begin with a special non-point program for the 360 Sprints, capped off with a 10-car, $1,200-to-win dash and the midgets will have several practice sessions on Friday. On the following night, the sprint cars will return for their non-point semi-main and the $3,000-to-win main event, along with the complete midget show.USAC 11/23

  • USAC)The 35th edition of Indiana Sprint Week has expanded to eight events over a nine-night span between July 22-30, 2022, featuring seven familiar Hoosier-state venues and a first-time host on the annual USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship summer tour. Gas City, Kokomo, Lawrenceburg, Terre Haute, Lincoln Park, Bloomington and Tri-State will be joined by Circle City Raceway in Indianapolis, Ind. in making 2022 tied for the largest ever Indiana Sprint Week slate. An eight-race schedule has also taken place in 2007 and 2019. USAC 11/23

  • Austin Williams)Huntington Beach, California based Moose Racing and its driver Austin Williams closed another successful season at the Arizona Speedway’s “54th Annual Western World Championship.” When all was said and done for the season, owners Tom and Lauri Sertich finished third in owner points in the 17-year-old USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series. Williams finished third in the driver standings. Sadly, the trek across the desert for the Moose crew marked the last time it would head to the speed plant located south of Phoenix. The track will close at the end of November and the property will be developed. Strong rumors persist that the promoter already has a new site that will be ready to go in 2022. Press Releases 11/23

  • Jeremy Campbell)Jeremy Campbell officially clinched the 2021 ASCS Sooner Region Championship after signing into the draw at the season's final event this past weekend at Caney Speedway. It's a season that's been driven by consistent finishes at the tracks that prove most difficult for the team, the little tracks sprinkled across Southern Kansas and North East Oklahoma, Creek Country, Caney Valley, Tulsa Speedway and the likes. Press Releases 11/23

  • Marshall Skinner)Marshall Skinner enjoyed one of his most successful racing seasons in recent memory this year. The veteran sprint car driver posted six feature wins, including a pair of special event triumphs, while ending a four-year winless drought. "I really couldn't have asked for a much better season," Skinner said while reflecting on his 31st year behind the wheel of a sprint car. "Everything just clicked this year. We were fast almost every weekend. We were fast early in the year. After we won our first race at Legit Speedway Park (on June 5), it gave me confidence and started the momentum that carried us through the year. Press Releases 11/23

  • Brian Brown)Brian Brown Racing will continue its long-standing partnership with FVP and Factory Motor Parts into the 2022 season and beyond. Factory Motor Parts and FVP have been an integral part of the growth of Brian Brown Racing and have served as a team partner since 2008. That partnership remains strong after a multiple-year extension was recently signed. Press Releases 11/23

  • Jackson Motorplex MN)A dozen dates highlight the current Jackson Motorplex racing schedule for the 2022 campaign. The division with the most nights on track is the 410ci winged sprint cars, which visit Jackson Motorplex for a pair of marquee events encompassing a total of five nights. The Border Battle runs June 17-18 and welcomes the Wyffels Hybrids RaceSaver Sprint Cars as the support class during the opening night. Press Releases 11/23

  • Derek Hagar)Derek Hagar hit the eight-win mark in 2021 for the eighth time in the last nine years. "We tried the 410 deal and it's hard to get wins with that competition," he said. "You really learn a lot and it helps going back to the 360. We missed some good shows in the Midsouth where we could have been contenders, but going to Eldora and Knoxville and running the 410 races brings your program up. We had a good season and were able to finish it out strong with a couple of wins and some good top-five finishes."Press Releases 11/23

  • USAC)Two past winners highlight the 50-plus car USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget entry list for the 80th running of the ARP Turkey Night Grand Prix on Saturday night, November 27, at southern California’s Ventura Raceway. The new NASCAR Cup Series champion, Kyle Larson (Elk Grove, Calif.), has won the TNGP on three occasions in his career, the two most recent of which came at Ventura in 2016 and 2019. He scored his first win in the event in 2012 at Perris, Calif., and with one more victory this weekend, would become just the second driver to win the race at least four times. Ron Shuman has won the event a record eight times. USAC 11/23

Monday November 22nd 

  How can anyone govern a nation that has two hundred and forty-six different kinds of cheese?  Charles de Gaulle

   11:45pm

PRESS....

  • Column)Danny Burton has Chapter 6 of Shifting Gears, his story about a racer.  The 6th chapter is Hospital... Hoosier Race Report11/22

  • World of Outlaws)After a highly-successful rookie season, James McFadden has announced he's coming back for more. The Alice Springs, NT, AUS native will transition from the Kasey Kahne Racing #9 and drive the Roth Motorsports #83 full-time with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series in 2022. World of Outlaws 11/22

  • Brock Zearfoss)Fresh off of his rookie campaign with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, Jonestown, Pennsylvania’s Brock Zearfoss will head back to work immediately, setting his destination for Queen Creek, Arizona, where the “Jonestown Jet” will drive Clayton Snow’s familiar No. 7 in Arizona Speedway’s 6th Annual Copper Classic on November 26-27. Press Releases 11/22

  • PPB Motorsports 2022)Penn National Speedway, once one of the most successful short tracks, will be remembered at the Pioneer Pole Buildings 37th annual Motorsports Race Car and Trade Show presented by Sunoco Race Fuels and Distributed by Insinger Performance. The two-day 2022 event returns to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA for a 12th year on Friday and Saturday, January 21-22. Press Releases 11/22

  • Roth Motorsports/James McFadden)Working hard in preparations for the 2022 season ahead, Roth Motorsports has named 2021 World of Outlaws Rookie of the Year, James McFadden as its driver on the World of Outlaws tour for the season ahead, and his long-time Crew Chief, Justin Adams will follow suit. Press Releases 11/22

  • USAC)Following a year’s absence from the ARP Turkey Night Grand Prix, USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget racing’s greatest tradition returns in 2021 for its 80th edition with a brand-new date of Saturday night, November 27, at southern California’s Ventura Raceway. USAC 11/22

  • USAC)For Thomas Meseraull and Tanner Thorson, Merced Speedway was a home away home to conclude the series’ season one year ago. While he is a native Californian, Meseraull’s first visit to the quarter-mile dirt oval came during his victorious performance in the penultimate round of the 2020 USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship. USAC 11/22

2:00pm

PRESS....

  • Column)Joseph Terrell has his next column looking at the exciting news that SLC promotions will be taking over Silver Dollar Speedway and what it might mean for 410 sprint car racing on the west coast.The West Coast Sprint Car Scene 11/22

  • Patriot Sprints)The final event of the 2021 Patriot Sprint Tour season will occur on Saturday, December 11 at the Vernon Downs Resort & Casino in Vernon, NY. Jordan Thomas will be accepting his first career series championship as he edged out 2019 PST champion, Davie Franek by just four points. As part of his championship run, the Harding, PA native picked up two wins during the 2021 season, with his first coming on August 28th at the Land of Legends Raceway, and second on October 22nd as part of the season finale Dutch Hoag Memorial weekend at Outlaw Speedway. Press Releases 11/22

  • Maddington Toyota Series AU)After three rounds we have a new points leader in the 2021-22 Maddington Toyota Sprintcar Series Championship. Second-generation sprintcar Andrew Priolo has had a very solid start to the season and as a result he leads the chase on 552 points. Priolo started his current campaign with an 11th on the opening night of the season after starting from P15. Press Releases 11/22

  • USAC)Kody Swanson has announced a partnership with Tim Bertrand and Bertrand Motorsports to compete in all four races with the 2022 Pavement Midget Series at Brownsburg, Indiana’s Lucas Oil Raceway. The dynamic duo of Swanson and Bertrand own an impressive 186 open wheel wins and a combined 22 championships across the midget, sprint car and Silver Crown ranks. USAC 11/22

  • USAC)USAC’s annual competition meetings will take place on Wednesday, December 1 at USAC headquarters, located at 4910 W 16th Street in Indianapolis, Indiana. Three separate meetings will take place during the day for each of the three National divisions of USAC. **Silver Crown: 10am ET **AMSOIL National Sprint Car: 1pm ET **NOS Energy Drink National Midget: 3pm ET For those unable to attend the meeting in-person, a phone-in option will also be available by calling (712) 770-4695 - Access code: 669301. 11/22

  • POWRi)Honoring the achievements and commitment of outstanding competitors in a grueling season of on-track excitement, the 2021 POWRi & Lake Ozark Speedway Championship Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, January 22, 2022, at the Margaritaville Lake Resort in Osage Beach, Missouri. The evening will kick off at 5:30 PM with a social cocktail hour followed by dinner and the awards ceremony. Press Releases 11/22

  • POWRi)Finding footing on their first season of sanctioned competition, the POWRi Desert Wing Sprint League would battle intensely in eight events with six different drivers gaining feature wins. Using a late-season surge in points by way of back-to-back series wins Josh Grady would earn the inaugural championship title. Press Releases 11/22

  • POWRi)Progressing open-wheel racing at every level of competition, the Lucas Oil POWRi Super Sprint division would continue to see growth in numbers of entries as well as sanctioned tracks with outstanding action aplenty. Keeping the chase for championship close at all venues would add to the excitement as Charlie Graham, Randy Martin, and Lorne Wofford all gained seasonal honors within POWRi Super Sprint racing. Press Releases 11/22

Sunday November 21st 

                                  If you wouldn't write it and sign it, don't say it.  Earl Wilson

   12:00pm

PRESS....

  • Column)Danny Burton has Chapter 5 of Shifting Gears, his story about a racer.  The 5th chapter is Daytona... Hoosier Race Report11/21

  • Knoxville Raceway IA)Knoxville Raceway drivers, owners, officials and fans gathered Saturday night at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Altoona, Iowa. Over 600 guests witnessed over $250,000 in cash and contingencies handed out in an event emceed by track announcers Tony Bokhoven and Kris Krug. The contingency package as headlined by a giveaway of ten chassis. Each owner in all three sprint car classes was awarded a contingency (see prize list with winners below). The Knoxville Raceway Charitable Organization (KRCO) again will provide insurance for all 2019 Knoxville point eligible drivers. Drivers also received a $1,500 gift certificate from KRCO for safety equipment purchased at Jocko’s Race Parts. BillW's Knoxville News 11/21

1:45am

RESULTS....

  • USAC)“This is where I grew up; this is where I fell in love with racing; this is the place where I decided I wanted to be a racecar driver.” Justin Grant fondly remembers those days of yesteryear at California’s Placerville Speedway which set the course for his life’s journey in the arena of auto racing – a path which has taken him from a teenage upstart BCRA Midget champion in 2007 to a USAC Silver Crown titlist in 2020 and as one of today’s biggest USAC stars.USAC 11/21

  • ASCS)Collecting his second win of the weekend, Sam Hafertepe, Jr. made it a sweep of the Keith Bryan Memorial at Cocopah Speedway with the ASCS Southwest Region. Non-stop for 25 laps, Sam took the green from the right of the second row. Third the opening eight rotations, traffic was in play quickly, with the No. 15h taking second away from J.J. Hickle on Lap 9. Chasing the Verville No. 01 driven by Canada’s Skylar Gee, the pair were nearly inseparable as they worked the back of the field.ASCS 11/21

Saturday November 20th 

                     Every generation inherits a world it never made; and, as it does so, it automatically becomes the trustee of that world for those who come after. In due course, each generation makes its own accounting to its children. Robert Kennedy

   11:00pm

RESULTS....

  • ASCS)Caney Valley Speedway has been less than forgiving to Broken Arrow's Noah Harris in the past, but that changed Saturday night when Harris finally broke into Victory Lane with the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Sooner Region presented by Smiley’s Racing Products. ASCS11/20

  • Circle City Raceway IN)What lies in store for the second year of Indianapolis’ Circle City Raceway is beginning to take shape with the announcement today of the track’s 2022 schedule of events, with emphasis being placed on showcasing Non-Winged 410 Sprint Cars and having a strong open-wheel calendar. The 2022 season of racing will primarily happen on Sunday evenings at the Marion County Fairgrounds bullring. Press Releases 11/20

  • DIRTVision)Volusia Speedway Park has evolved into one of the top state-of-the-art dirt tracks in the country and in 2022 race fans will get to experience the World’s Fastest Half-Mile from anywhere live on DIRTVision. World of Outlaws 11/20

  • Silver Dollar Speedway CA)2021 NASCAR Cup Series Champion Kyle Larson and three-time World of Outlaw NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Champion Brad Sweet have teamed up to become the new promoters of Silver Dollar Speedway—the historic dirt track in Chico, California. The Northern California natives, with a combined 14 sprint car victories at the track less than two hours from their childhood hometowns, formally signed a deal with Silver Dollar Fairgrounds this week. Press Releases 11/20

2:00pm

RESULTS....

  • Toowomba Speedway AU)1 #T22 Jock Goodyer 2 #88 Ryan McNamara 3 #27 Cody Maroske 4 #21 Nicholas Whell 5 #91 Taylor Prosser 6 #Q2 Brent Kratzmann 7 #33 Callum Walker 8 #3 Karl Hoffmans 9 #NQ54 Richard Morgan 10 #51 Tim Farrell 11 #18 Scott Genrich 12 #94 Brett Minnett 13 #84 Steven Greer 14 #17 Luke Oldfield 15 #7 Lachlan McHugh 16 #90 Anthony Lambert 17 #Q54 Randy Morgan 18 #D2 Ben Atkinson 19 #16 Bryan Mann 20 #66 Ryan Newton Midgets...1 #58 Rusty Whittaker 2 #22 Scott Farmer 3 #43 Brendan Palmer 4 #88 Scott Jeynes 5 #19 Jesse Harris 6 #81 Brad Dawson 7 #57 Bernard Clarke 8 #26 Drew Fenton 9 #11 Charlie Brown 10 #89 Jayden Peacock 11 #17 Rob Stewart 12 #14 Kody Stothard 13 #18 Nathan Mathers 14 #13 Tony Stephen 15 #41 John Murdie 11/20

  • Maddington Toyota Series)For the second time in three outings, Jason Kendrick has stood on the top step after a feature race in the Maddington Toyota Sprintcar Series. Kendrick stole the lead from defending series champion Callum Williamson in the dying stages of the City of Kwinana Cup at the Perth Motorplex on Saturday night, while Williamson held on for second over Northern Territory driver Chace Karpenko.Race Results 11/20

  • Vic Wingless)Wahgunyah Speedway AU...1 #V83 Todd Hobson 2 #N13 Scott Fitzgerald 3 #V51 Jordan Nicholas 4 #N61 Peter Granger 5 #NX26 Bradley McCarthy 6 #N20 Troy Little 7 #NX9 Andrew Seery 8 #V75 Michael Conlan 9 #VX41 Aaron Kennett 10 #V6 Sean Fitzpatrick 11 #N87 Matthew Thacker 12 #NX87 Peter Thacker 13 #V22 Craig McDonald 11/20

2:45am

RESULTS....

  • USAC)It was only a matter of time before Kyle Larson found his way back to USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship victory lane at California’s Placerville Speedway. Following the 2019 Hangtown 100 winner’s sixth-place finish in Thursday’s opener, the Elk Grove, Calif. native reacclimated himself to the track of his youth, where he honed his racing skills as a young phenom more than a decade earlier. USAC11/20

  • ASCS SW)Besting a field of 33 on Friday night, Sam Hafertepe, Jr. won every time he was on track with the ASCS Southwest Region at Cocopah Speedway. The opening night of the Keith Bryan Memorial, the win is Sam’s second with the Arizona-based tour. Stretching his lead to 2.915-seconds over the opening 16 laps before the caution lights shown around the three-eights mile oval, the restart saw Sam again pull away. ASCS 11/20

  • Chili Bowl)Officials with the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire have adjusted the age requirement that has long governed participation in the world's largest indoor Midget event. Starting with the 2022 event, the requirement of a driver being 16 years old will no longer be enforced but will instead be modified to accommodate the increasingly youthful field. ASCS 11/20

Friday November 19th 

                     As long as people will accept crap, it will be financially profitable to dispense it. Dick Cavett

   5:00pm

PRESS....

  • Williams Grove Speedway PA)The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars will again be featured in a total of 31 events coming up at Williams Grove Speedway during the 2022 racing season. The 2022 season opener is set for Sunday afternoon, March 13 at 2 pm, offering both the 410 sprints and the first-ever appearance at the track by the wingless super sportsman. Central PA 11/19

  • Must See Racing)Jarred Romick has never witnessed a Must See Racing Sprint Series presented by Engine Pro event in person. But that will change in 2022 thanks to winning the recent Must See Racing schedule contest. MSR announced last month a promotion to get fans, drivers, and crews involved in the 2022 schedule before it was released earlier this week. A ballot of twelve events was listed and it was up to the contestant entrants to fill in the blanks and guess where and when the series would be racing. Press Releases 11/19

  • Sprintcar All Stars AU)Flocon Engineering continue their support of the Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers All Star Series and have locked in naming rights for the Mildura Masters. This is a $3000 bonus for the winner. “This is a revamped version of the Flocon King of the River we used to hold but with Covid restrictions last season we had to alter it.Press Releases 11/19

  • Pokorski Motorsports)The 2021 racing season marked the final go-around for the “original” version of the Pokorski Motorsports team, which was headed up for 29 consecutive seasons by driver Paul Pokorski and his wife, Lynn, since its inception as an Eastern Wisconsin Stock Car Winged Super Modified team in 1993. Press Releases 11/19

1:00am

RESULTS....

  • USAC)At just 15 years, 3 months and 12 days old, Ryan Timms made history Thursday on night one of the Elk Grove Ford Hangtown 100 at California’s Placerville Speedway by becoming the youngest feature winner in the history of the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship. The Oklahoma City, Okla. native rewrote the record books just a mere five months after Corey Day’s triumph during Indiana Midget Week at Circle City Raceway, which he accomplished at 15 years, 6 months and 12 days old. USAC11/19

Thursday November 18th 

                                  It's a very sobering feeling to be up in space and realize that one's safety factor was determined by the lowest bidder on a government contract. Alan Shepard

  4:00pm

PRESS....

  • All Stars)The 2022 FloRacing All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 season is set to get under way in less than three months, kicking off what is set to be another highly competitive and action-packed campaign for the country’s original touring winged sprint car series. Additionally, the All Stars will upgrade its year end points to a record setting $345,000, representing an increase of nearly 35% from 2021. All Stars 11/18

  • ASCS)Getting down to the final run of the 2021 season, the ASCS Southwest Region has four nights of racing left this year, and two of those will be this Friday, November 19, and Saturday, November 20 at Cocopah Speedway. Located just south of Yuma, Ariz., this weekend’s showdown is the inaugural Keith Bryan Memorial and features $2,000 to win A-Features both nights plus a plethora of extra cash and prizes up for grabs, including: ASCS 11/18

  • USAC)Placerville Speedway is the home to some of Kyle Larson’s most cherished racing moments. It’s the place he made his first sprint car start. It’s the place he won his first sprint car race. It’s the place he describes as his “home track.” It’s also the place the Elk Grove, Calif. native will be competing at for three-straight nights of USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship racing this coming weekend, Thursday-Friday-Saturday, November 18-19-20, during the second running of the Elk Grove Ford Hangtown 100. USAC 11/18

Wednesday November 17th 

     I've been to the Leaning Tower of Pisa. It's a tower, and it's leaning. You look at it, but nothing happens, so then you look for someplace to get a sandwich.  Danny DeVito

  12:30pm

PRESS....

  • David Gravel)To say that Big Game Motorsports and David Gravel gelled in the first year together is an understatement. Gravel finished a career-best second in the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series championship standings. Additionally, Gravel's 11 feature triumphs during World of Outlaws competition are the third most in a single season in his career. Press Releases 11/17

  • POWRi/410)Continuing to strive to provide top-notch racing divisions that are dedicated for drivers to have a common set of rules and guidelines to match their progress through our sports racing divisions, Performance Open-Wheel Racing Inc. (POWRi) is excited to announce the development of a 410-Wing Outlaw Sprint League hitting tracks in 2022, a Missouri Valley based series running a projected 20-35 events in the Heartland of America with a home base of racing operations at Lake Ozark Speedway. Press Releases 11/17

  • URSS)Mattox-Gorby Promotions is taking another step forward in solidifying the Midwest as a hub for 305ci winged sprint car racing. Terry Mattox and Kerry Gorby have purchased the United Rebel Sprint Series. While the series will stand alone, there will be crossover events with the Oil Capital Racing Series - also owned by Mattox-Gorby Promotions. Press Releases 11/17

  • Roger Crockett)Roger Crockett gives the 2021 season a 'B' grade. Crockett fit racing in when his business allowed and he enjoyed success in both the 410ci and 360ci winged sprint car ranks, amassing a trio of feature victories, 10 top fives and 15 top 10s during only 28 starts. Press Releases 11/17

 

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