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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  My Pennsylvania land line 570-788-5446 is being eliminated. Please use cell phone 570-233-5438 for any phone calls or texts.

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A Typical Weekend Pat & Bruce Eckel (IN/IL) 10/23 BillW's Knoxville News Bill Wright 11/4 Hoosier Race Report Danny Burton (IN)1/25
Florida Open Wheel Richard Golardi 2/7 Tri-State Outlook Duane Hancock (OH/IN/MI) 9/1

NARC News Line Jim Allen 1/18 

From Spurs To Slide Jobs Ashley Zimmerman 1/4 From the Grandstand Ron Rodda (CA) 12/2  

Michael Stewart (second from left) won his first Sprintcar A Main at Eastern Creek Speedway on February 4, defeating Warren Ferguson (right) and Mick Saller (left). Gary Reid photo.

The Southwest Region for Western Midget Racing kicked off on Saturday night at Adobe Mountain Speedway in Glendale, Ariz., with Dustin Cormany of Peoria, Ariz. topping a strong 21-car turnout for his first-career WMR feature win.

Justin Peck's Tom Buch Racing #13 ready for Florida 2023

Parker Price-Miller Chalk Stix 9p ready for 2023

 


Mark Smith driving for Terry Witherspoon won the USCS main at Hendry County FL Friday. It was the 900th feature event for USCS. Davie Franek won the USCS feature Saturday Paul Arch Photos

Say What!

“I had a really good NAPA Auto Parts car here tonight. We were a little tight at first, but that’s a good thing..we had a lot of traction, Hats off to this team. They showed up and were ready to go. Super thrilled to have my daughter with me in victory lane here tonight, and glad to get a win for our new car chief, Tye Wolfgang. We came into tonight super relaxed and not afraid to try some things…it paid off.” Brad Sweet, driver of the Kasey Kahne Racing/NAPA Auto Parts/No. 49, said in Volusia Speedway Park All Stars victory lane

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.

Shane Carson Jacksonville Speedway Florida 1983   Click image for larger view



 

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Feb. 7 Volusia Speedway Park All Stars Top 3 - 2nd Logan Schuchart 1st Brad Sweet 3rd David Gravel   Hosehead & Paul Arch Photos

        

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Tuesday February 7th

                                               

The greatest conflicts are not between two people but between one person and himself.  Garth Brooks

    11:50pm

RESULTS....

  • All Stars)For the sixth time in his career, and for the third time in DIRTcar Nationals competition at Volusia Speedway Park, Grass Valley, California’s Brad Sweet is a Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 main event winner, doing so during night one of the Classic Ink USA Southern Swing presented by Elliott’s Custom Trailers and Carts. The four-time World of Outlaws champion, who secured a $6,000 payday for his Tuesday night effort, is officially the first sprint car winner on American soil for 2023. All Stars 2/7

6:00pm

PRESS....

  • Photos)Pit Shots from Tuesday night at Volusia Speedway Park FL Tezos All Stars are in SpeedShotz 2/7

  • Column)Article and Photos from Richard Golardi: "The Future of the 360 Sprint Car Winternationals: Discussion with Pete Walton"Florida Open Wheel2/7

  • World of Outlaws)After 97 agonizing days away from the racetrack, the off-season is finally over and the 2023 season begins this week for the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series. For the 19th consecutive year, The Greatest Show on Dirt opens the most grueling campaign in dirt racing at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, FL for the 52nd Federated Auto Parts DIRTcar Nationals.World of Outlaws 2/7

  • USAC)The launch of a new racing season is an occasion that unites us all. It’s an event that presents us with a steady stream of furious action following months of wintertime doldrums in which we hibernated and waited. The on-track action of USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship racing is a drama without comparison, punctuated by rhythms and movement that exhilarate the senses. USAC 2/7

  • Jordon Mallett)Jordon Mallett pocketed his first two top 10s of the season during his second week of a kickoff to the 2023 campaign in 'The Sunshine State.' Mallett advanced from the seventh row to finish sixth and ninth, respectively, last weekend at Hendry County Motorsports Park during a USCS Series doubleheader. Press Releases 2/7

10:00am

PRESS....

  • DIRTCar Nationals)The 410 winged sprint car sea son starts tonight at Volusia Speedway Park FL. Watch tonight and Wednesday night Tezos All Stars on www.FLOracing.com The NOS World of Outlaws will be live on www.DIRTVision.com Thursday -Saturday. Photos from all 5 nights will be here in  SpeedShotz  2/7

  • ASCS)Kicking off the first of 200 nights across the American Sprint Car Series, the first race of the 2023 season will be at Central Arizona Raceway with the ASCS Arizona Non-Wing Sprints taking on the high-banked, three-eighths-mile oval on Saturday, February 11 at 6:00 P.M. (MT). ASCS 2/7

  • World of Outlaws)The biggest two-wheel event in Florida will collide with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars when the Series returns to Volusia Speedway Park, Sunday-Monday, March 5-6.World of Outlaws 2/7

  • SSSS)BG Products Southern Sprint Car Shootout Series and Showtime Speedway officials today announced that the series has been added to the February 18 ‘11th annual World Outlaw Figure 8 Finals’. The winged sprint cars will share the spotlight with the Late Model Figure 8’s in what is annually Showtime Speedway’s biggest night of the year. Press Releases 2/7

  • Austin Torgerson)While Ashton Torgerson continues to heal up, Austin Torgerson took over driving duties in the Rowdy Energy No. 02, and he kicked his season off on Saturday night at Adobe Mountain Speedway in Arizona. With 40 cars checked in to kick off the 2023 season, Torgerson timed the Rowdy Energy No. 02 entry in third quickest in his qualifying group. Press Releases 2/7

Monday February 6th

                                               

You just can't beat the person who never gives up. Babe Ruth

    12:00pm

PRESS....

  • Michael Stewart)BOHUD Racing might be one of the country’s newest 410 Sprintcar teams, but on Saturday night at Eastern Creek Speedway they cast aside this label and their driver Michael Stewart scored the feature-race winning honours. After stepping into the 410 Sprintcar game at the beginning of this season, the Bohud Racing team have enjoyed an encouraging 2022-23 season campaign, but one that hasn’t been without its challenges – which included a driver switch late last year. Press Releases 2/6

  • World of Outlaws)Multi-Platinum band Whiskey Myers is bringing its rock ‘n’ roll energy back to the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series in 2023 in multiple ways. The band will continue to be the presenting sponsor of Johnny Gibson’s famous “4-Wide Salute to the Fans” at all World of Outlaws Sprint Car races and will now also be a part of the Series’ contingency program for drivers.World of Outlaws 2/6

  • AFCS)Attica Raceway Park, Fremont Speedway and the Attica Fremont Championship Series have agreed on updates to the rules and tire packages for the 410 and 305 sprint teams in 2023. Former Fremont promoter Rich Farmer, who owns a 410 sprint team and has owned 305 sprint teams, has been retained to conduct technical inspections of sprint cars in 2023. Press Releases 2/6

  • Xtreme Outlaw)Dirt Midgets will race around Doe Run Raceway for the first time in the track’s 29-year history when the Xtreme Outlaw Midget Series presented by Toyota makes its debut there on Friday, July 21. World of Outlaws 2/6

  • Donny Schatz)With the 2023 racing season commencing this week, Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing (TSR) is pleased to announce its partner line-up and unveil two all-new looks for 10-Time World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series (WoO) champion, Donny Schatz. Kicking-off this year’s campaign with the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park (VSP) in Barberville, Fla., on Feb. 7 – 11, Schatz and the No. 15 team will begin its chase of an 11th WoO Sprint Car Series title. Press Releases 2/6

  • Brian Brown)Just in time for the new season to commence, Higginsville, Missouri, native Brian Brown is pleased to welcome HAWK® to the Brian Brown Racing family, now an associate partner through the 2023 season. The newly developed partnership will make its official debut in Volusia Speedway Park’s annual DIRTcar Nationals on Tuesday through Saturday, February 7-11. Press Releases 2/6

Saturday February 4th

                                               

The global importance of the Middle East is that it keeps the Far East and the Near East from encroaching on each other.  Dan Quayle

    11:30pm

RESULTS....

  • USCS)Davey "No Panic" Franek from Wantage, NJ led wire-to-wire in the 30-lap USCS Snow-Free Sprint Car Winternationls final at Hendry County Motorsports Park on Saturday night to collect the $3000 top prize.USCS 2/4

  • Western Midget)The Southwest Region for Western Midget Racing kicked off on Saturday night at Adobe Mountain Speedway in Glendale, Ariz., with Dustin Cormany of Peoria, Ariz. topping a strong 21-car turnout for his first-career WMR feature win. Race Results 2/4

  • Photos)Shots by Paul Arch from 2  nights of Hendry County FL USCS are in  SpeedShotz 2/4

12:00pm

PRESS....

  • Murray Bridge Speedway AU)1 #S27 Daniel Pestka 2 #NS4 Ian Madsen 3 #S10 Steven Caruso 4 #S38 Lachlan McDonough 5 #S14 Brendan Quinn 6 #S63 Ryan Jones 7 #S11 Scott Enderl 8 #S3 Ben Morris 9 #S16 Joel Heinrich 10 #S4 Lisa Walker 11 #NT52 Jason Bolitho 12 #S57 Robert Heard 13 #S93 Brent Fox 14 #NQ7 Lachlan McHugh 15 #N46 Stacey Galliford 16 #S52 Matt Egel 17 #S7 Hayden Pitt 18 #S81 Luke Dillon 19 #S78 Keke Falland 20 #S97 Marcus Dumesny 2/4

  • Eastern Creek Speedway AU)1 #NS14 Michael Stewart 2 #N32 Warren Ferguson 3 #N56 Michael Saller 4 #N71 Kyle Mock 5 #Q7 Aaron Kelly 6 #NS3 Kaidon Brown 7 #N16 Daniel Sayre 8 #N88 Jimmy Matchett 9 #N20 Troy Little 10 #N24 Blake Skipper 11 #NS42 Zac Pacchiarotta 12 #NS96 Brett Hobson 13 #N14 Ashton Mineeff 14 #NS57 Brendan Scorgie 15 #N53 Alex Attard 16 #N52 Mark Attard 17 #N61 Ben Matchett 18 #N41 Jeff Lawler 19 #N3 Luke Sayre 20 #NQ41 Richie Robb 21 #N89 Lachlan Caunt 22 #NS97 Luke Geering 23 #N15 Luke Thomas 24 #N95 Daniel Needham 2/4

  • Heartland Raceway AU)Eureka Series...1 #V83 Chris Solomon 2 #V2 Jordan Rae 3 #V60 Jordyn Charge 4 #V77 Brayden Parr 5 #VA36 Ashley Cook 6 #T7 Tim Hutchins 7 #T33 Brody Appleby 8 #N48 Jackson Delamont 9 #VA29 Terry Rankin 10 #N55 Jessie Attard 11 #V75 Mitchell Smith 12 #D7 Matthew Reed 13 #N40 Chris Mcinerney 14 #V15 David Dennison 15 #V36 Daniel Reinhardt 16 #VA22 Leigh Mugavin 17 #V78 Chris Campbell 18 #V63 Kevin Reeves 19 #V64 David Aldersley 2/4

  • IRA)From 1999 to 2019, the Bumper To Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprints headlined the Friday night portion of the Northern Nationals in Superior, WI at Gondik Law Speedway.IRA 2/4

     

Friday February 3rd

2023 J&S Classics Central PA Sprints Cars Presented by Hoseheads Product Sponsors

                                                                                        

                

Scientists dream about doing great things. Engineers do them.  James A. Michener

    11:45pm

RESULTS....

  • USCS)Hendry County Motorsports Park FL...Feature (25 Laps): 1. 43-Mark Smith[2]; 2. 10C-Paulie Colagiovanni[1]; 3. 28F-Davie Franek[3]; 4. 44-Chris Martin[6]; 5. 28-Jordan Poirier[4]; 6. 14-Jordon Mallett[14]; 7. 4-Danny Smith[10]; 8. 12-Corbin Gurley[8]; 9. 9M-Liam Martin[7]; 10. 21-Gavan Boschele[15]; 11. 23-Lance Moss[11]; 12. 10-Terry Gray[12]; 13. 28W-Jeff Willingham[13]; 14. 5D-Jacob Dykstra[5]; 15. 15-Garrett Green[19]; 16. 20C-Steve Diamond Jr[17]; 17. 77-Tyeller Powless[20]; 18. (DNF) 3G-Todd Gracey[9]; 19. (DNF) 1C-Brenham Crouch[16]; 20. (DNS) 96S-Brandon Sampson; 21. (DNS) 11-Cory Spencer USCS 2/3

PRESS....

  • J&S Classics Central PA Sprints Cars Presented by Hoseheads 2023 season begins with some new sponsors. After the sale of Champion Brands to PLZ, Jim and Sandy Kline graciously agreed to become the title sponsor for 2023 with their new business J&S Classics. They have been involved in Central PA sprint car racing for many years as owners and sponsors and were associate sponsors in this series. Now their name will be in every victory lane in Central PA. Three new associate sponsors have also come on board with C&D Rigging in Grantville PA, Durst Inc in Lincoln NE & Orange Crate Brewing Company in Syracuse NY.J&S Classics Central PA Sprints  2/3

  • Lincoln Speedway PA)The 2023 racing season is set to kick-off in Central PA with Lincoln Speedway’s Ice Breaker Weekend later this month. Race fans across the country and around the globe can catch the action in the pigeon hills 11 times in 2023, including the season opener weekend on February 25 & 26. A full list of streaming dates is listed below. Fans can stream the 11 races from Lincoln Speedway with the FloSports subscription that gives you access to more than 2,800 live racing events, as well as every sport covered by FloSports. Central PA 2/3

  • Justin Whittall)New Jersey’s own Justin Whittall is ready to get back in the seat, and what better event to do so than Lincoln Speedway’s annual Icebreaker 30. Expanded an extra day in 2023, Central Pennsylvania’s lid lifter will feature back-to-back afternoon programs awarding $5,000 each, officially igniting another year of high-paced open wheel competition in Pennsylvania Posse Country. Press Releases 2/3

  • Volusia Speedway Park FL)After a successful inaugural Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout at Volusia Speedway Park, the event is expanding in 2024 to a high-paying three-day spectacular, Jan. 25-27. Set to feature the best 360 Sprint Car drivers around the country, and beyond, the event will boast a more than $65,000 overall purse, paying $2,500 to win on Thursday and Friday, and then award a massive $10,000 payday on Saturday. World of Outlaws 2/3

  • USAC)Since 1959, the United States Auto Club Benevolent Foundation has provided financial aid to the families of auto racing participants with ties to USAC who have been injured or are in need of assistance. In 2023, a new chapter begins with the rebranding of the USAC Benevolent Foundation to what will now be known as USAC RACEAID. Though the name has changed, the mission remains the same. USAC 2/3

  • USAC)Jadon Rogers ascended to the rank of first-time USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship feature winner during the 2022 season. Now, in 2023, the Worthington, Ind. native and 2020 series Rookie of the Year becomes a hired gun as the wheelman of the Baldwin-Fox Racing No. 5 entering the USAC racing season, which begins in Florida with a full week of action in mid-February. USAC 2/3

  • Len Sammons Productions)The level of competition for the East Coast Dirt Nationals 600 Micro Sprint race increased dramatically Monday with the receipt by Indoor Auto Racing Series officials of a three car team from Hummer Motorsports. Bob Hummer, Jr., whose Belvidere, NJ-based team has fielded cars nationally, will have Billy Pauch, Jr., Alex Bright, and Kyle Spence in the seats of his three state-of-the-art cars on February 24-25 inside CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, NJ for the two day BELFOR Property Restoration races. Press Releases 2/3

  • Ohsweken Speedway ONT)Ohsweken Speedway officials are excited to announce an action-packed 2023 schedule. The track’s 26th season of racing features the return of the NASCAR Pinty’s Series, plus the Canadian Sprint Car Nationals, Canadian Crate Sprint Nationals, and much more. The schedule is anchored by the track’s four Friday Night Excitement divisions, including the 360 Sprint Cars, Crate Sprint Cars, Thunder Stocks, and Mini Stocks. Press Releases 2/3

Thursday February 2nd

                                                          

When you do bad things, bad things happen to you.  Farrah Fawcett

 7:30pm

PRESS....

  • Tommy Dunkel)For Southern California racing aficionado Tommy Dunkel, the month of January was an extension of Christmas. To start the year, the Menifee, California racer took part in the world-famous Chili Bowl Midget Nationals in Tulsa, Oklahoma for the very first time. If that wasn’t enough, he became the car owner of the USAC/CRA Sprint Car team that features star driver Brody Roa. The new owner/driver combo swept to victory in two races in Arizona at the end of the month. Press Releases 2/2

  • USAC)Guts & Glory, The USAC National Midget Championship 1956-2022, the most comprehensive reference ever produced on the USAC National Midget Series, is now on sale! The new 330-page hardcover book illustrates the key moments, stories and memories amassed over nearly the past seven decades in stunning images and words. USAC 2/2

  • Brian Brown)Five-time and defending Knoxville Raceway 410 sprint car track champion Brian Brown has officially joined forces with MTN DEW for the 2023 season. The Higginsville, Missouri, native and popular PepsiCo soft drink brand are coming together to promote MTN DEW Overdrive, the new citrusy MTN DEW flavor available exclusively at Casey’s. Press Releases 2/2

Wednesday February 1st

                                                          

I've been through so much in my life. I've seen so much. I know how fast things can change. I know someone can be here one minute and gone the next.  Lisa Marie Presley

 8:30pm

PRESS....

  • ASCS Frontier)Making rounds between Big Sky Speedway, Electric City Speedway, and Gallatin Speedway, the Brodix ASCS Frontier Region will continue to centralize racing around Montana with 18 dates confirmed, one still to be announced, and a lineup of special events working in conjunction with events across the Pacific Northwest. ASCS 2/1

  • Brady Bacon)Brady Bacon and the Hoffman Auto Racing / Dynamics Inc. team are once again set to chase the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship in 2023. Bacon will be chasing after a record-tying fifth career series championship, a mark that only Levi Jones has previously accomplished in the 67-year history of USAC National Sprint Car racing. Press Releases 2/1

  • Column)Danny Burton has chapter 57 of his story about a racer "Chicken Dinner" Hoosier Race Report 2/1

  • Ashton Torgerson)Getting into the month of February, and with racing starting to get going in various regions of the country, Ashton Torgerson’s recovery from a violent Chili Bowl accident continue. Going into his recent checkup last week, Torgerson’s doctors are pleased with his recovery, but do note he still has some healing to do. Hoping to get cleared to race at some point in February, Torgerson is scheduled for another checkup at the end of the month before any clearance can be issues meaning he won’t be cleared to return to racing until March at the soonest. Press Releases 2/1

  • David Gravel)Big Game Motorsports begins the 2023 campaign next week in Florida, where David Gravel returns to pilot the No. 2 sprint car on the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series trail for the third straight year. Press Releases 2/1

  • Sprintcar All Stars)The Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers All Star Series is heading to Blue Ribbon Raceway this Saturday night and teams will be racing for $2K to win. Press Releases 2/1

Tuesday January 31st

                                                          

I'm not concerned with your liking or disliking me... All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.  Jackie Robinson

 8:30pm

PRESS....

  • POWRi)Expanding while evolving to meet the demand for cost-effective and competitive sprint car racing throughout the Show-Me State, the POWRi 305 Sprint Series will debut with an eager twenty-eight event schedule in 2023. Press Releases 1/31

  • Brody Roa)Three weeks ago, veteran sprint car racer Brody Roa did not know if he would be racing at this past weekend’s USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series 24th season-opening weekend at the Cocopah Speedway. In a career-changing move one week later, Roa joined forces with Inland Rigging’s Tommy and Christy Dunkel. That move paid immediate dividends as he not only made the opener, but also scored wins in both main events on the Arizona oval. The victories were his 14th and 15th in USAC/CRA competition which places him fifth on the series all-time win list. thumbnail2.jpg Holding his daughter Addison, Roa talks to fans after sweeping the USAC/CRA weekend. Roa family photo. Press Releases 1/31

  • Xtreme Outlaw)New season, same goal for Zach Daum. The inaugural Xtreme Outlaw Midget Series presented by Toyota champion will return to the national tour in 2023 to defend his title with a new car and team combination he’s built himself.World of Outlaws 1/31

  • RPM Workshops)The 50th Annual RPM@Daytona Workshops will celebrate it’s Golden Anniversary at the Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach Shores, Florida, February 12th, 13th and 14th. Registration for the 50th Annual RPM@Daytona Workshops are now open. Registration online can be completed here; https://www.myracepass.com/events/433632/tickets/ or the form located here (www.promotersnewsletter.com/daytona-apply-offline/) may be filled out and returned to RPM via fax (716.685.0923) or e-mail: info@racingpromomonthly.com. This and more information can be found at www.promotersnewsletter.com. There is no “late registration” fee and registrations may be completed “at the door”. Press Releases 1/31

  • Spencer Bayston)After what proved to be a successful venture since joining CJB Motorsports and Spencer Bayston at the midpoint of the 2022 World of Outlaws season, TrueTimber Camo, the world’s best-selling camo brand, will return to the Carlisle, Pennsylvania-based motorsports program in 2023, continuing a combined quest in not only introducing TrueTimber Camo’s variety and selection to sprint car fans from coast to coast, but ultimately track down a World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series championship. Press Releases 1/31

  • Jack Dover)The 2023 season will feature a major change for Jack Dover, who shifts his primary focus to a new role. Dover has teamed with up-and-coming driver Tim Estenson, who has relocated his family race team to Dover's home state of Nebraska. Dover will serve as the crew chief throughout the team's 90-plus race schedule of 410ci and 360ci winged sprint car events. Press Releases 1/31

  • Joey Amantea)Joey Amantea has lofty expectations following a career-best campaign last year. Amantea and his family owned team will return to full-time competition with the Rapid Tire USAC East Coast Sprint Cars, aiming for a first career championship after posting his first-ever non-wing sprint car feature victory and a fourth-place finish in the championship standings last season. Press Releases 1/31

  • Western Midget Racing)The new Southwest Region of Western Midget Racing fires off for its inaugural championship chase on Saturday night from the Adobe Mountain Speedway in Glendale, Ariz. The one-fifth mile dirt track hosts its first of seven appearances for WMR in 2023, part of a 13-race slate for the drivers in the Southwest championship. Press Releases 1/31

  • POWRi)Striving to provide outstanding stand-alone racing action while adding to the National Midget scene, the POWRi West Midget League readies for 2023 with a twenty-event schedule planned from March until October throughout Oklahoma and Missouri.Press Releases 1/31

Monday January 30th

                                                          

I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made. Franklin D. Roosevelt

 7:30pm

PRESS....

  • USAC)At the beginning of the previous season, Taylor Reimer’s pinned tweet on Twitter read, “I will win a midget race in 2022.” She lived up to her word during the year, scoring her first career midget victory in May of 2022. Now, in 2023, the Bixby, Okla. native has elevated her goals to reach even greater heights. “I’m going to win several this year, not just one,” Reimer adamantly stated. USAC 1/30

  • USAC)For the larger part of the past decade, Justin Grant has stepped into each and every USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship season pondering if this was going to finally be the year he broke through and overcame the hurdle that had separated him from the series driving title. The Ione, Calif. native is now on the other side of that equation. He and TOPP Motorsports enter the year as the combination everybody’s chasing in 2023, jumping into the fray as the defending champions. USAC 1/30

  • Clinton County Speedway PA)The Clinton County Fair Association is pleased to announce the tentative schedule for the 2023 racing season at the 1/3 mile oval. The season will feature 26 events with a weekly division headlined by the RaceSaver Sprint Cars or the Limited Late Models. There are also several special events that complement the 35th Anniversary Season. Press Releases 1/30

  • Spencer Bayston)Carlisle, Pennsylvania’s CJB Motorsports and 2022 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year award winner, Spencer Bayston, are pleased to welcome Rothco as a primary partner for the 2023 season, set to make their official debut during the World of Outlaws lid lifter at Volusia Speedway Park in DeLeon Springs, Florida, on Thursday, February 9. Press Releases 1/30

  • Ryan Timms)Taking advantage of a USCS Race at Volusia Speedway Park to get laps at the high speed ˝ mile prior to the impending World of Outlaws Series and All Star Circuit of Champions events, Ryan Timms exceeded personal expectations as he picked up a dominating win on Friday night before charging from 17th to fifth during Saturday’s finale. Press Releases 1/30

  • All Stars)With heavy precipitation already saturating Senoia Raceway, and an extended forecast predicating periods of off and on rain throughout the next five days, Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 and Senoia Raceway officials were left with no choice but to cancel the weekend’s two-day All Star Southern Swing opener scheduled for Friday and Saturday, February 3-4. The event will not be made up. All Stars 1/30

  • PASS)In 2023, the River Valley Builders Pennsylvania Sprint Series will celebrate 25 years of the best economy sprint car racing, beginning with a booth at the annual Racing Xtravaganza show Friday and Saturday (Feb. 3-4) in York. The season’s first race is scheduled for Saturday, April 1, at Selinsgrove Speedway. Press Releases 1/30

  • ASCS)Keeping wingless racing alive at the Central Arizona Raceway, new promoter Brad Whitfield will feature the ASCS Arizona Non-Wing Sprint Cars on a regular basis at the high-banked, three-eighths-mile oval in 2023. ASCS 1/30

Sunday January 29th

                                               Dirt Track History
                               

A woman drove me to drink and I didn't even have the decency to thank her.  W. C. Fields

 3:30pm

PRESS....

  • Attica Raceway Park OH)The 2023 race season at Attica Raceway Park will feature not only some of the best touring series in the country but the weekly competition will see an increase in pay-out money. The 24 scheduled events at “Ohio’s Finest Racing” speedplant will pay out over $720,000 in feature money in 2023. It all kicks off Friday, March 17 (rain date of March 18). Press Releases 1/29

  • CRASH PAD)My calendar says February is just around the corner. That means racing season for most of the Country is getting very close. Preparations need to swing into high gear. That includes updating and completing all your safety equipment. Be sure to include consideration of adding a Crash Pad seat insert if you haven’t already. Reduce Your Risk of Spinal Injury with The Right Stuff, 812SAM, that is the shock absorbing material that is the heart of The Crash Pad. Learn more at www.crashpadus.com or call Denny at 717-235-7250 (leave a voicemail if I can’t answer). 1/29

RESULTS....

  • Len Sammons Productions)Anthony Sesely Becomes First Four-Time NAPA Auto Parts Atlantic City Indoor Race Gambler’s Classic Winner; Logan Crisafulli, Erick Rudolph, Danny Spellmon Race To Champ Kart, 600 Micro, Slingshot Feature Checkered Flags; Sesely Is TQ TC Cup Points Champion Race Results 1/29

  • Premier Speedway AU)Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic Final...1 #Q5 Brock Hallett 2 #V25 Sheldon Haudenschild 3 #NQ7 Lachie McHugh 4 #T22 Jock Goodyer 5 #D5 James McFadden 6 #T62 Tate Frost 7 #W26 Cory Eliason 8 #W2 Kerry Madsen 9 #USA56 Aaron Reutzel 10 #V35 Jamie Veal 11 #N99 Carson Macedo 12 #W49 Brad Sweet 13 #A1 Marcus Dumesny 14 #NS4 Ian Madsen 15 #W17 Tyler Courtney 16 #W95 Brock Zearfoss 17 #S52 Mat Egel 18 #VA25 Jack Lee 19 #Q83 Steve Lines 20 #S63 Ryan Jones 21 #V90 Corey McCullagh 22 #T14 Cole Macedo 23 #V6 Cameron Waters 24 #USA9 Chase Randall 25 #Q17 Luke Oldfield 26 #Q54 Randy Morgan  Night 2...1 #D5 James McFadden 2 #V25 Sheldon Haudenschild 3 #NS4 Ian Madsen 4 #V35 Jamie Veal 5 #A1 Marcus Dumesny 6 #N99 Carson Macedo 7 #V45 Rusty Hickman 8 #W26 Cory Eliason 9 #Q66 Ryan Newton 10 #VA15 Jye Okeeffe 11 #S52 Mat Egel 12 #V90 Corey McCullagh 13 #S14 Brendan Quinn 14 #S63 Ryan Jones 15 #S27 Daniel Pestka 16 #T77 Brooke Tatnell 17 #Q54 Randy Morgan 18 #NT25 Will Carroll 19 #V8 Bobby Daly 20 #V72 Jacob Smith 21 #N55 Jessie Attard 22 #USA56 Aaron Reutzel 23 #V37 Grant Anderson 24 #NQ10 Jy Corbet 1/29

Saturday January 28th

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Contrariwise, if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn't, it ain't. That's logic.  Lewis Carroll

 11:30pm

RESULTS....

  • USAC)Taking advantage of a Chase Johnson miscue, “The Pride of Garden Grove” Brody Roa (Garden Grove, CA) led the final two laps to win back to back nights at Cocopah Speedway. Piloting Tom and Christy Dunkel’s #17R Inland Rigging / Dunkel Farms DRC, Roa earned the fifteenth AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car win of his career over Johnson, Sterling Cling, “The Cadillac” Cody Williams, and R.J. Johnson.USAC 1/28

  • USCS)Volusia Speedway Park FL...Feature (30 Laps): 1. 14C-Tyler Clem[1]; 2. 28F-Davie Franek[3]; 3. 17JR-Ricky Stenhouse Jr[2]; 4. 20-Anthony Macri[7]; 5. 5T-Ryan Timms[17]; 6. 47X-Dylan Westbrook[8]; 7. 28-Jordan Poirier[5]; 8. 10C-Paulie Colagiovanni[21]; 9. 7-Devon Borden[6]; 10. 9M-Liam Martin[4]; 11. 1C-Brenham Crouch[12]; 12. 24-Danny Martin Jr[19]; 13. 44-Chris Martin[16]; 14. 63-Josh Weller[22]; 15. 47-Eric Riggins Jr[14]; 16. 23R-Ryan Roberts[13]; 17. 23-Lance Moss[20]; 18. (DNF) 21-Gavan Boschele[15]; 19. (DNF) 0-Glenn Styres[9]; 20. (DNF) 15-Garrett Green[10]; 21. (DNF) G6-Brandon Grubaugh[24]; 22. (DNF) 10-Terry Gray[23]; 23. (DNF) 28W-Jeff Willingham[25]; 24. (DNF) 197-Ryan Harrison[18]; 25. (DNS) 3-AJ MaddoxUSCS 1/28

10:30pm

RESULTS....

  • USAC)Taking the lead from Tommy “Thunder” Malcolm on lap nineteen, “The Pride of Garden Grove” Brody Roa (Garden Grove, CA) led the rest of the way to capture the opening night for the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series at Cocopah Speedway. Piloting Tom and Christy Dunkel’s #17R Inland Rigging / Dunkel Farms DRC, Roa earned the fourteenth series win of his career and the first for his brand new car owners in their first ever USAC/CRA event. “KTJ” Kevin Thomas Jr., Malcolm, “The Cadillac” Cody Williams, and “Chargin” Charles Davis Jr. followed Brody to the checkered flag. USAC 1/28

PRESS....

  • Premier Speedway AU)Following a drivers meeting, considering pending weather and condition of the surface, the decision has been made to abandon tonights proceedings. We aim to resume tonights program tomorrow afternoon at 3pm.Stay tuned to our socials for updates.1/28

  • ASCS Elite)Taking on a 20-night slate in 2023, the ASCS Elite Non-Wing Series presented by Abilene Powder Coating will feature events in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma. ASCS 1/28

  • World of Outlaws)After back-to-back championship runner-up efforts in their first two years together, David Gravel and Big Game Motorsports are confident the third time is the charm as they return to pursue their first World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series title in 2023. In 2022, the Tod Quiring-owned operation was closer than ever to reaching the mountaintop with Gravel taking the tight fight all the way down to the 69th and final race at World Finals. With Ohioan Cody Jacobs returning to his crew chief role, all major sponsors back on board, and Gravel more hungry than ever behind the wheel, the #2 is determined to finish #1 this season. World of Outlaws 1/28

  • Jacob Allen)Low-E returns as an associate sponsor for Jacob Allen and Shark Racing for 2023 season. The partnership began last May with the World of Outlaws Gettysburg Clash at Lincoln Speedway. What a great beginning. This season, Low-E Reflective Insulation will be represented on the nose wing again of the Shark Racing 1a at every World of Outlaws race in 2023. The staff from the New Oxford based Insulation Solution provider for the past 25 years is excited to have Jacob race a “Low-E Reflective Insulation” schemed car in eight races this year beginning with the final two rounds of the Low-E Reflective Insulation FL to PA Spring Showdown at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, March 17 and Lincoln Speedway, Saturday March 18. Press Releases 1/28

  • USAC)Mitchel Moles took the USAC world by storm a year ago with five feature wins across the AMSOIL National Sprint Car and NOS Energy Drink National Midget divisions. Now the 23-year-old Raisin City, Calif. native tackles the challenge of the big cars in 2023, teaming with Wisconsin-based car owner Hans Lein and crew chief Greg Nelson to compete on all the dirt races throughout the USAC Silver Crown season. USAC 1/28

Friday January 27th

                                              

One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.  Lewis Carroll

 10:30pm

RESULTS....

  • USCS)Young gun, 16-year-old Ryan Tinms from Oklahoma City, raced from inside the second row into the USCS Victory Lane at Volusia Speedway Park on Friday night in the Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout United Sprint Car Series 2023 season-opener. Timms bested a 39-car field of entries that included some of the bested winged sprint car drivers in North America and beyond from seventeen United States, Canada, and Great Britain to collect the $3000 paycheck in the weekend's 25-lap preliminary.USCS 1/27

  • Premier Speedway AU)Classic Night 1...1 #T62 Tate Frost 2 #NQ7 Lachie McHugh 3 #Q5 Brock Hallett 4 #W49 Brad Sweet 5 #T22 Jock Goodyer 6 #Q83 Steve Lines 7 #T14 Cole Macedo 8 #W2 Kerry Madsen 9 #V44 Darren Mollenouyux 10 #V98 Peter Doukas 11 #VA25 Jack Lee 12 #S38 Lachlan McDonough 13 #N48 Jackson Delamont 14 #V2 Jordan Rae 15 #N57 Matthew Dumesny 16 #V68 Brett Milburn 17 #S98 Chad Ely 18 #S96 Brendan Guerin 19 #D26 Todd Moule 20 #USA9 Chase Randall 21 #W17 Tyler Courtney 22 #W95 Brock Zearfoss 23 #Q17 Luke Oldfield 24 #USA 1 Justin Sanders 1/27

11:30am

PRESS....

  • ASCS AZ)Keeping wingless racing alive at the Central Arizona Raceway, new promoter Brad Whitfield will feature the ASCS Arizona Non-Wing Sprint Cars on a regular basis at the high-banked, three-eighths-mile oval in 2023. Racing February through November, the wingless tour be featured in rotation with other weekly divisions, with ten events lining the 2023 lineup. ASCS 1/27

  • ASCS NP)Moving around four tracks in South Dakota and Wyoming in 2023, the ASCS Northern Plains region is slated to see action 11 times from May through September.ASCS 1/27

  • Len Sammons Productions)Ryan Flores registered an 8.059 clocking in Thursday night TQ Midget practice which stood as the fastest time among the 52 TQ teams that took to the Boardwalk Hall track in the five-hour session. The Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP officially takes the green flag this weekend at the famous Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, where two Gambler’s Classic winner’s trophies and the TC Cup Championship award will be presented. Press Releases 1/27

  • Grant Sexton)2021 POWRi Southwest Lightning Sprint Car Series champion Grant Sexton has his eyes set on another title in 2023. The teenage racer will open his first full season of 410 sprint car racing and his campaign for “Rookie of the Year” when the USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series visits Arizona’s Cocopah Speedway this Friday and Saturday, January 27th and 28th. It will be his first ever time racing at the track known as the “Diamond in the Desert.”Press Releases 1/27

  • USAC)Championship driver Logan Seavey and championship entrant 2B Racing / Benic Enterprises have joined forces to compete as one on the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship circuit in 2023. Seavey, the 2018 USAC National Midget driving titlist, has partnered with Benic, the 2005 USAC National Sprint Car entrant champ, to contest the series this coming season in the No. 2B, which carries primary sponsorship from Honest Abe Roofing, America’s Reliable Roofer, and the Newton family. Seavey possesses eight career USAC National Sprint Car feature wins while the 2B Racing team ranks 14th in all-time series feature victories with 31 scores. USAC 1/27

  • USCS)USCS Sprint Cars at Volusia LIVE! Friday 1/27 and Saturday 1/28 on DIRTVision   Just in the rare instance that you can't make it to Volusia Speedway Park for the Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout on Friday and Saturday, January 27th and 28th featuring the United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour winged sprint cars, you can view both nights of action via LIVE STREAM on DirtVision. For details on how to receive the LIVE STREAM please visit www.dirtvision.com 1/27

Thursday January 26th

                                              

A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be.  Wayne Gretzky

 9:00pm

PRESS....

  • World of Outlaws)The "Rour for 4" is complete and now the "Drive for 5" is on for Brad Sweet and Kasey Kahne Racing. After announcing a multi-year extension to keep loyal partner NAPA Auto Parts on the #49, the four-time and reigning World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series champions announced today their intentions to return full-time in pursuit of a fifth consecutive title with The Greatest Show on Dirt in 2023. World of Outlaws 1/26

  • Placerville Speedway CA)Attention Placerville Speedway competitors. The 2023 track rules are now available on the website by visiting https://www.placervillespeedway.com/track-rules Please advise that all four divisions (Winged Sprints, Ltd. Late Models, Pure Stocks and Mini Trucks) have had various adjustments to the rules, so please take a look and see what has been updated for your specific class. We know a lot of work goes on during the off-season and can’t wait to see everyone back on track in less than two months. Here’s to a great 58th season of competition at Placerville Speedway! Russell Motorsports Inc. 1/26

  • USAC)There’s no doubt about it. Jake Swanson finished last season as one of the hottest drivers on the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship tour. Now, the Anaheim, Calif. native aims to carry his substantial momentum into 2023 as he goes full-time with the series in the driver’s seat of Team AZ Racing’s No. 21AZ. USAC 1/26

  • USAC)Fresh off a stellar first season in which he captured USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship Rookie of the Year honors, Emerson Axsom is primed to compete for a season championship in 2023 during his first full season run with Clauson Marshall Racing. USAC 1/26

  • USAC)USAC has announced a number of rule updates and enforcements to be implemented beginning with the 2023 season for USAC’s Silver Crown National Championship, AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship and NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship. Rule updates were discussed and voted upon by USAC competitors during the annual competition meetings held on December 12, 2022, at USAC headquarters in Indianapolis, Ind.USAC 1/26

  • ASCS Sooner)Looking to the 19th season of competition, the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Sooner Region presented by Smiley’s Racing Products is slated for 21 events in Oklahoma, Missouri, and Kansas. Keeping the bulk of the racing in the “Sooner State”, 16 dates will stay inside Oklahoma borders. Oklahoma tracks include Arrowhead Speedway (1 night), Creek County Speedway (7 nights), Elk City Motorsports Park (1 night), Longdale Speedway (3 nights), Salina Highbanks Speedway (1 night), and Thunderbird Speedway (3 nights). ASCS

  • Column)Article and Photo from Richard Golardi: "Speedweeks National Series Sprint Car Racing Begins and “Race Village” Florida Open Wheel1/26

11:30am

PRESS....

  • Borderline Speedway AU)1 #D5 James McFadden 2 #T22 Jock Goodyer 3 #V35 Jamie Veal 4 #Q5 Brock Hallett 5 #Q83 Steven Lines 6 #USA25 Sheldon Haudenschild 7 #S81 Luke Dillon 8 #S52 Matt Egel 9 #A1 Marcus Dumesny 10 #VA15 Jye Okeeffe 11 #W95 Brock Zearfoss 12 #V45 Rusty Hickman 13 #NQ7 Lachlan McHugh 14 #W2 Kerry Madsen 15 #N57 Matthew Dumesny 16 #W3 Callum Williamson 17 #S27 Daniel Pestka 18 #W17 Tyler Courtney 19 #Q27 Cody Maroske 20 #V11 Grant Anderson 1/26

  • USAC)Entering his third full season of USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship racing, Bryant Wiedeman has found a change of scenery for the 2023 campaign. The Colby, Kan. racer has teamed up with North Carolina-based CB Industries for the upcoming season slate after competing for Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports since 2020. Currently a 17-year-old high school junior at his hometown Colby High School, Wiedeman was among the most improved drivers on the USAC National Midget circuit in 2022, making all 32 feature starts while accumulating seven top-fives, 19 top-tens and tallying a career-best fourth place finish in the point standings.USAC 1/26

  • USAC)Legends of Racing, a series of documentaries highlighting the sagas of auto racing’s greatest drivers and personalities, will premiere on Tuesday, January 31 at 7 p.m. ET, exclusively on FloRacing. A FloSports Studios original, in association with the United States Auto Club (USAC), the first of many installments in the Legends of Racing series spotlights the triumph and tragedy of the Bettenhausen family and their pursuit of racing immortality on the rough and tumble AAA and USAC circuits en route to the Indianapolis 500. USAC 1/26

  • Andy Forsberg)Joining forces with longtime sponsor Pacific Highway Rentals and forming PHR Racing in 2022, Andy Forsberg was able to claim his ninth Placerville Speedway track championship and his first Sprint Car Challenge Tour Title. In 2023, the team will be back together as their schedule will look a little different than it has in years past, and Forsberg is also pleased to announce longtime partner, Red Line Oil, returning to the team. Press Releases 1/26

Wednesday January 25th

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The only time that I am really truly happy - when I feel at my best - is when I'm on the stage.  Etta James

 2:30pm

PRESS....

 

  • Wilmot Raceway WI)The Kenosha County Fair’s Wilmot Raceway will have a new look to go with their exciting schedule. The third-mile clay oval will have completed a major offseason project when the gates open on opening night May 6th, as new aluminum bleachers will have been installed. The new bleachers were constructed in a manner that has the entire bleacher elevated on risers, and the entire bleacher comes with seat backs. The schedule itself has a great mix of specials, and is the only track in the region that hosts dates with the World of Outlaw, All Star, IRA, USAC, and MSA Sprint cars, plus Dirt King Late Models, and Badger Midgets too. Press Releases 1/25

  • ASCS)For the 2023 season, the rules that govern the American Sprint Car Series will only see updates to run of show and format. Car and Engine rules will remain the same. Rule updates are for National Tour events. Regional event format and run of show will remain otherwise unchanged except for the placement of lapped cars under cautions and red flags. ASCS 1/25

  • USAC)In terms of single-season feature starts, top-fives, top-tens and final points ranking, 2022 was a career year for veteran Matt Westfall on the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship tour. Now, the Pleasant Hill, Ohio driver is eager to best his performance in 2023 as he goes full-time with the series as the driver of the Ohio-based Ray Marshall Motorsports No. 33m. USAC 1/25

  • Column)Danny Burton has Chapter 57 "Chicken Dinner" of his story about a racer. Hoosier Race Report 1/25

  • Bill Balog)Bill Balog and B Squared Motorsports will kick off their inaugural season partnering with Ozzie Motorsports at the 2023 DIRTcar Nationals, the 52nd Anniversary of Volusia Speedway Park’s showcase event, a two-week extravaganza of DIRTcar racing featuring the nation’s premier short-track racing divisions. After ten IRA Sprint Car Series Championships and two years competing with the Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions tour the newly formed team will look for Bill Balog’s fourth career ASCoC victory Tuesday, February 7th and Wednesday, February 8th. The team will continue the five day race run clashing with the The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars Thursday, February 9th through Saturday, February 11th in the Anderson’s Maple Syrup and Gibbsville Cheese backed 17B sprint car. Press Releases 1/25

  • SpeedSport)Tarlton Team Sets ‘Outlaw’ Slate With Cole Macedohttps://www.speedsport.com/ 1/25

  • SpeedSport)Justin Peck: ‘We’re Going To Try To Run 100 Races’https://www.speedsport.com/ 1/25

  • Frontrow Challenge)For the past 27 years, the Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, IA has played host to one of the most anticipated events of the year; the Sage Fruit Front Row Challenge. Off and running in 2023, the 28th installment of the event is slated for August 7th, and tickets are now on sale. Press Releases 1/25

  • USCS)The 6th Annual USCS Winter Heat Series for the United Sprint Car Series winged sprint cars kicks off this Friday and Saturday nights January 27th and 28th at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida. The event features some of the top winged sprint car drivers in North America battling for their share of a $60,000+ purse in the inaugural Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout with $3000 going to Friday night's winner and $5000 up for grabs to the driver who reaches the Volusia Speedway Park as the victor on Saturday night. USCS 1/25

5:30am

PRESS....

  • Len Sammons Productions)The Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP Racing Fuels heads to the famous Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City this weekend, January 27 and 28. The 20th annual event sponsored by NAPA Auto Parts features a “Double Down” format consisting of not one, but two Gambler’s Classic TQ Midget 40 lap main events. Press Releases 1/25

  • SCCT)After releasing our rules package for the 2023 season, we had open conversations with many drivers and owners regarding ideas, opinions, and concerns. We appreciate the open dialog with all teams and thought this is what we would have had at the competition meeting held in December. However, only 3 teams were in attendance. Many of you may not be aware, but aluminum blocks were run in the state of California last season at a variety of tracks. We felt the need to put some guidelines in place, which is why it was added to our 2023 rules. Press Releases 1/25

  • World of Outlaws)After a standout debut season with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series, Spencer Bayston is back in the CJB Motorsports, TrueTimber #5 full-time with more improvement, more wins, and more experience on his mind.World of Outlaws 1/25

  • Brody Roa)When the USAC/CRA Sprint Cars Series kicks off its 24th season of racing at Brad Whitfield’s Cocopah Speedway this Friday and Saturday, January 27th and 28th, longtime fans are going to be in for a big surprise. When the first green flag flies to begin the new campaign, veteran racer Brody Roa will not be in his familiar bright green #91R. For 2023, Roa’s BR Performance is joining forces with Tom and Christy Dunkel and he will steer a white #17R throughout the year.

  • USAC)Just prior to the kickoff of his sophomore season on the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship trail, Mitchel Moles is taking a weeklong hunting expedition. Throughout the 2023 season, the Raisin City, Calif. native will find himself on the hunt for a championship as he tackles the full series schedule for the first time aboard the Reinbold-Underwood Motorsports No. 19AZ. USAC 1/25

  • USAC)Fresh off his first career Chili Bowl Nationals victory a week-and-a-half ago, Logan Seavey has announced his intentions to compete full-time with the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship in 2023 behind the wheel for Abacus Racing. Seavey (Sutter, Calif.), the 2018 USAC National Midget champion, will pilot the No. 57 for the Indianapolis, Ind. based entrant. It marks the first time the team, formed in 2021, will make a full-season points run in a national series. USAC 1/25

  • Thunder On The Hill)For thirty-one of the past thirty-three years, NAPA Auto Parts was the lead sponsor of the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series, and their flags will proudly wave again when this highly unique and successful series returns to the Grandview Speedway in 2023. The continuation of this partnership comes down to taking care of your sponsors and ensuring they are getting the maximum exposure and customer contacts. We were thrilled to hear from NAPA Representative John Hanlon that NAPA was returning for still another season of Thunder on the Hill events at Grandview Speedway. Press Releases 1/25

  • Tony Stewart Racing)The MadJax XSeries golf cart brand has reached a sponsorship agreement with Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing (TSR) and 10-Time World of Outlaws (WoO) NOS Energy Sprint Car Series Champion Donny Schatz for the 2023 season. MadJax, a subsidiary of Nivel Parts & Manufacturing, is an innovative leader with a long history in the golf cart parts and accessories market. Press Releases 1/25

Monday January 23rd

                              

There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven't yet met.  William Butler Yeats

  10:30pm

PRESS....

  • Volusia Speedway Park FL)History will be made at Volusia Speedway Park with the inaugural Germfree Southern Sprint Car Shootout, Jan. 26-28, and some of the biggest names in Sprint Car racing are set to join the field. The event will mark the United Sprint Car Series’ first time back at Volusia in 18 years and give fans the chance to see Sprint Car racing at the track for the first time in January since 1987.World of Outlaws 1/23

  • World of Outlaws)Remaining a constant with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series, Brock Zearfoss is set to bring the Moose's LZ Bar & Grill #3Z back on tour for a third consecutive season in 2023. The Jonestown, PA native is more confident than ever entering year three with new sponsors - Milton Hershey School and A.Lane Living - joining his program, a schedule allowing him to race close to home more often, and lofty, but realistic goals in mind for his family-owned operation.World of Outlaws 1/23

  • Xtreme Outlaw)After a career-best run at the 2023 Chili Bowl Nationals, Kyle Jones and the No. 7U Trifecta Motorsports team are committed to chasing the 2023 Xtreme Outlaw Midget Series presented by Toyota championship. Jones and car owner Steve Carbone are currently in their fifth year of partnership, and already have some goals set for the 35-race slate. World of Outlaws 1/23

  • Fremont Speedway OH)Fremont Speedway will once again showcase a diversified schedule as “The Track That Action Built” prepares for its 72nd anniversary season. The action kicks off Saturday, April 15 on Johnny Auxter Opening Night, paying tribute to the hall-of-famer who competed at the track in 1951 and attended racing at the Sandusky County Fairground oval through the 2022 season. “We put together a diverse schedule that includes some great paying events. None of this would be possible without the race teams, our loyal fans and or fantastic marketing partners,” said Ryan Schiets of the Fremont Speedway Committee. Press Releases 1/23

  • Must See Racing)When the 2023 Must See Racing Sprint Series presented by Engine Pro schedule kicks off this Spring, it will mark Must See Racing’s 14th consecutive season of sanctioning winged asphalt 410 sprint car racing in the Midwest and Southeast. A new season brings new wrinkles. But in MSR’s case, the series will still offer edge of your seat racing and high-speed action. Whenever MSR comes to town, track records usually fall. The series bills itself as having “The fastest Short Track Cars in the World”. Press Releases 1/23

  • Smileys Racing Products)Smiley’s Racing Products has combined the Pre-Season Sale and Annual Swap Meet for ONE SUPER SATURDAY – JAN. 28, 2023! It’s their Biggest Annual Event!! Smiley’s is offering “deep discounts” to help racing teams “gear up” for the 2023 racing season. Almost Everything is on Sale! Press Releases 1/23

Sunday January 22nd

                              

You figure that time could heal all wounds, but some people just really hold a crazy grudge.  Steven Adler

  10:00pm

PRESS....

  • Sprintcar All Stars AU)In front of a record crowd at Heytesbury Stockfeeds Simpson Speedway USA25 Sheldon Haudenschild became the 13th winner of the Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers All Star Challenge. The crowd had come with high expectations and weren’t disappointed. Race Results 1/22

  • CRSA)The “Future Stars of Sprint Cars” the Super Gen Products CRSA Sprints proudly announce an expanded 20-race schedule entering their eighteenth season of competition in 2023. CRSA Sprints competitors have seen steady growth in the last three seasons of competition, seeing car counts grow to record numbers as well as an expanded schedule from 13 (2019) to 16 in (2021 and 2022) to now 20 events for this upcoming season. The CRSA Sprints ran just four events in 2020 during a COVID-19 affected season. Press Releases 1/22

  • Len Sammons Productions)Day Two of the 2023 Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2023 show Saturday featured a guest appearance by NASCAR Cup driver Ryan Preece, the presentation of Best Booth Awards by the newly crowned Aqua Duck Water Transport Ms. Motorsports 2023 Lindsey Garl, and a rousing Roundtable stage discussion among Billy Pauch and many of his former car owners. Press Releases 1/22

  • RUSH)While the 2023 racing season is only a few months away, Hovis Auto & Truck Supply RUSH Racing Series presented by Born2Run Lubricants Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone put a final wrap on the 2022 racing season with the annual awards banquet and dinner on Saturday night at the Gatherings Banquet & Event Center. Press Releases 1/22

Saturday January 21st

                              It would take me three or four lifetimes to do everything I want. I'm a Brooklyn boy who learned to hustle, and I have to do something every day or I get the guilties.  Wolfman Jack

  11:45pm

RESULTS....

  • Top Gun)East Bay Raceway Park FL...A Feature 1 (27 Laps): 1. 21-Justin Webster[2]; 2. 82-Garrett Green[1]; 3. 20C-Steve Diamond Jr[3]; 4. 41-Luke Hill[5]; 5. G6-Brandon Grubaugh[9]; 6. 14-Danny Jones[13]; 7. 6S-Robbie Smith[17]; 8. 14C-Tyler Clem[6]; 9. 11B-Billy Bridges[7]; 10. 26-Jeff Bye[15]; 11. 12-David Kelley[4]; 12. 97-Dustin Burtron[14]; 13. 38-Tyler Orzechowski[18]; 14. 99-Tyler Porter[22]; 15. 11-Trey Meredith[11]; 16. 17C-Aileen Collins Love[12]; 17. 50-Joe Zuczek[10]; 18. 4-Scott Baldwin[20]; 19. 17-Owen Dimm[16]; 20. 2M-Bryan Riddle[21]; 21. 2R-Lucas Rodriguez[19]; 22. 32-Andrew Griffin[8]; 23. (DNS) 15-Andy Cobb; 24. (DNS) 10TRB-Bob Martin 1/21

  • PPB Motorsports)NASCAR Cup Stewart-Haas Racing Fan Favorite Ryan Preece Meets Fans At Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2023 Show On Day Two, Best Booth Awards Presented, Billy Pauch Car Owners Swap Stories, Memories On Stage; Dates Set For 2024 PPB Motorsports Show  Press Releases 1/21

1:00pm

RESULTS....

  • Photos)Shots by Steve Koletar from the PPB Motorsports show in Oaks PA are in SpeedShotz  1/21

  • Murray Bridge Speedway AU)Wingless Sprints...1 #S23 Jack McCarthy 2 #S36 Ryan Alexander 3 #S91 Brent Fox 4 #S26 Rylan Furler 5 #S5 Joel Chadwick 6 #S20 Harley Alexander 7 #S8 Darryl Sloan 8 #S27 Mitchell Rigney 9 #S1 Tyson Martin 10 #S55 Robert Heard 11 #S15 Hayden Vickers 12 #S19 Michael Spoljaric 13 #S6 Tyson Newton 14 #S49 Darryl Knuckey 15 #S41 Bronson Mauro 16 #S18 Jenna Kervers 17 #S33 Brad Evans 18 #S10 William Caruso 19 #S14 Matthew Tyler 20 #S50 Jordon Bolitho 1/21

  • Toowoomba Speedway AU)1 #Q27 Cody Maroske 2 #NS4 Ian Madsen 3 #Q5 Brock Hallett 4 #T22 Jock Goodyer 5 #N99 Carson Macedo 6 #N55 Jessie Attard 7 #D2 Ben Atkinson Jr 8 #T77 Brooke Tatnell 9 #Q83 Steven Lines 10 #Q17 Luke Oldfield 11 #USA56 Aaron Reutzel 12 #USA1 Justin Sanders 13 #NQ7 Lachlan McHugh 14 #Q66 Ryan Newton 15 #Q90 Anthony Lambert 16 #N57 Matt Dumesny 17 #N92 Sam Walsh 18 #Q91 Taylor Prosser 19 #NQ10 Jy Corbet 20 #Q59 Kevin Titman 1/21

  • Simpson Speedway AU)All Stars...1 #USA25 Sheldon Haudenschild 2 #USA9 Chase Randall 3 #V11 Grant Anderson 4 #V83 Chris Solomon 5 #V18 Chris Temby 6 #V7 Paul Solomon 7 #S33 Mark Caruso 8 #SA24 Ricky Maiolo 9 #V68 Brett Milburn 10 #S37 Terry Kelly 11 #V1 Brenten Farrer 12 #D26 Todd Moule 13 #V44 James Mcfadden 14 #D7 Matthew Reed 15 #V29 Michael Tancredi 16 #VA91 Daniel Scott 17 #V45 Rusty Hickman 18 #SA14 Brendan Quinn 19 #V78 Chris Campbell 20 #V73 Charles Hunter 1/21

  • Perth Motorplex AU)1 #US17 Tyler Courtney 2 #3 Callum Williamson 3 #77w David Priolo 4 #25 Taylor Milling 5 #US26 Cory Eliason 6 #2w Kerry Madsen 7 #2 Dayne Kingshott 8 #11 Jason Kendrick 9 #S51 Luke Dillon 10 #14 Jason Pryde 11 #8 Andrew Priolo 12 #77 Bradley Maiolo 13 #94 Matthew Cross 14 #79 Kris Coyle 15 #9 AJ Nash 16 #US95 Brock Zearfoss 17 #80 James Inglis 18 #65 Russell Taylor 19 #97w Ken Sartori 20 #44 Ryan Lancaster 21 #14w Robbie Farr 22 #22 Daniel Harding 23 #19 Trent Pigdon 24 #67 Jaydee Dack 25 #16 Nathan Swan Speedcars 1 #NZ4 Michael Pickens 2 #4 Kaiden Manders 3 #7 Tom Payet 4 #17 Daniel Harding 5 #52 Lee Redmond 6 #51 Beau Doyle 7 #9 Vaughan Manders 8 #95 Lee Austen 9 #71 Daniel Golding 10 #76 Patrick Watson 11 #89 Cory Smith 12 #88 Matt Watkins 13 #73 Declan Minchin 14 #30 Aron Sharp 15 #75 Joel Watson 16 #23 Glen Mears 17 #97 Gary Mann   1/21

PRESS....

  • Chuck Wilson)Charles A. Wilson, 71, of Perrysburg, Ohio, passed away peacefully on Thursday January 19, 2023 in his home. Chuck was born November 27, 1951 in Toledo, Ohio to Kenneth and Margaret (Watterson) Wilson. On April 12, 1992, Chuck married Christine Pifer. Chuck worked in automotive aftermarket sales for over 40 years; recently with Ft. Meigs Auto and Schrader Tire & Oil. However, Chuck would tell you his true profession was being a racecar driver. He spent 45 years racing throughout the United States where he amassed a total of 55 feature wins and numerous championships.https://www.egglestonmeinert.com/1/21

  • Tulsa King)Check out "Tulsa King" The Story of Winning a Fifth Golden Driller. Well made and detailed documentary   https://youtu.be/09iwuc__nUs 1/21

  • FloRacing)National Sprint Car Hall of Fame member Jack Hewitt and his wife lost their van in a highway fire on their way home from the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl.https://www.floracing.com 1/21

Friday January 20th

                              Youth is incredible because you really do feel invincible. Paul Stanley                        

  11:30pm

RESULTS....

  • Top Gun)East Bay Raceway Park FL...A Feature 1 (25 Laps) 1. 20C-Steve Diamond Jr[8]; 2. 14C-Tyler Clem[6]; 3. 82-Garrett Green[14]; 4. 32-Andrew Griffin[5]; 5. 14-Danny Jones[4]; 6. 11B-Billy Bridges[1]; 7. 41-Luke Hill[7]; 8. 6S-Robbie Smith[2]; 9. 10TRB-Bob Martin[16]; 10. 17-Owen Dimm[9]; 11. 50-Joe Zuczek[11]; 12. 97-Dustin Burtron[15]; 13. 38-Tyler Orzechowski[12]; 14. 2R-Lucas Rodriguez[22]; 15. 11-Trey Meredith[10]; 16. 15-Andy Cobb[13]; 17. 99-Tyler Porter[21]; 18. 4-Scott Baldwin[19]; 19. 21-Justin Webster[3]; 20. 89-Billy Boyd Jr[18]; 21. G6-Brandon Grubaugh[17]; 22. 2M-Bryan Riddle[20]; 23. (DNS) 91-Kyle Connery 1/20

  • Toowoomba Speedway AU)1 #Q27 Cody Maroske 2 #N99 Carson Macedo 3 #Q5 Brock Hallett 4 #T22 Jock Goodyer 5 #NQ7 Lachlan McHugh 6 #NS4 Ian Madsen 7 #USA1 Justin Sanders 8 #Q66 Ryan Newton 9 #USA56 Aaron Reutzel 10 #Q83 Steven Lines 11 #NQ10 Jy Corbet 12 #N55 Jessie Attard 13 #Q17 Luke Oldfield 14 #N57 Matt Dumesny 15 #T77 Brooke Tatnell 16 #T14 Cole Macedo 17 #D2 Ben Atkinson Jnr 18 #Q91 Taylor Prosser 19 #Q90 Anthony Lambert 20 #A1 Marcus Dumesny 1/20

2:00pm

PRESS...

  • World of Outlaws)Kasey Kahne's legacy with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will continue growing in 2023 as he returns to full-time competition with The Greatest Show on Dirt. World of Outlaws 1/20

  • World of Outlaws)Giovanni Scelzi, one of the most prominent rising stars in Sprint Car racing, is set to join the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series full-time in 2023. The Fresno, CA driver, son of drag racing legend Gary Scelzi, will run his first full World of Outlaws tour this year with KCP Racing, which is making its first full-time return since 2019.World of Outlaws 1/20

  • SCCT)With the season roughly two months away the Elk Grove Ford Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Abreu Vineyards has announced several technical and general rules updates for the fast-approaching campaign. Some of the pertinent rule updates and modifications for this season include the implementation of fire suppression systems, along with an update to the weight rule, tires, aluminum block engines, double file restarts and guaranteed time in the work area. Traction control devices as always, are prohibited, and will present a stiff penalty if found. Press Releases 1/20

  • Briggs Danner)Briggs Danner is joining #39 Hogue Racing for 2023 in both 410 & 360 wing and non-wing racing. 1/20

  • RPM Workshops)The nomination ballot has been set for the 47th Annual Auto Racing Promoter of the Year, regional Auto Racing Promoter’s of the Year and the RPM Outstanding Event of the Year and is released below. Voting begins today and will run through midnight on Wednesday, February 1st, 2023 to determine all award winners. Press Releases 1/20

  • MSCS)2023 Midwest Sprint Car Series Schedule Press Releases 1/20

  • Sprintcar All Srars AU)With just over 24 hours till the winner of the Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers All Star Challenge is decided and the anticipation builds for the event we need to take bit of time out. Press Releases 1/20

                              

 

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