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1. 24 Lucas Wolfe 1379 8
2. 27 Greg Hodnett 1273 4
3. 51 Freddie Rahmer 1245 7
4. 48 Danny Dietrich 1204 10
5. 21 Brian Montieth 1014 8
6. 69k Lance Dewease 936 12
7. 39 Anthony Macri 602 1
8. 3z/4 Brock Zearfoss 578 2
9. 39 Cory Haas 538 2
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KO's Indiana Bullring Scene Kevin Oldham 10/8 BillW's Knoxville News Bill Wright 10/6 Hoosier Race Report Danny Burton (IN) 10/15
Florida Open Wheel Richard Golardi 10/12 Tri-State Outlook Duane Hancock (OH/IN/MI) 10/4 Cravin Racin Dana Kuyawa 6/14
Dirt Divas Camisha Miller 4/24

From the Grandstand Ron Rodda (CA 10/15

A Typical Weekend Pat & Bruce Eckel 10/9

Freddie Rahmer won the 410 Sprint Feature at Port Royal Speedway 10-12-2018. Brian Rhoad

Mitchell Faccinto in victory lane after winning the 33rd annual Cotton Classic Fijitsu NARC/King of the West sprint car series main event held at Keller Auto Speedway. (MMRACINGPHOTOS.COM)

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Rico Abreu in victory lane after winning the Sprint Car Challenge Tour Cotton Classic main event at Keller Auto Speedway (M&M Photos)

 

CJ Leary collected a $5,000.00 paycheck Saturday night winning Tri-State Speedway's 30 lap Harvest Cup race. Kent Schmidt and Justin Grant rounded out the podium. David Nearpass Photography

 

Top Three Finishers, (1) Shane Butler, center; (2) Sport Allen, left; (3) Johnny Gilbertson, right. Southern Sprintcar Shootout Series, New Smyrna Speedway, FL, Saturday, October 13, 2018, Richard Golardi photo

Sprint Showdown 410 Sprint Car feature winner is Gerard McIntyre Jr at BAPS Motor Speedway. Dave Giles Photo.

 

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“Terre Haute is a special place. I’ve won a non-wing USAC race here, so it’s cool to come back here and win with the World of Outlaws,” Brad Sweet winning Terre Haute IN WoO

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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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Tulare CA Trophy Cup

10/19
Tulare CA  Winged 360
York Haven PA  PASS
Kokomo IN  Non-Wing 410
Kansas City KS  World of Outlaws
Dundee NY  ESS
Milton FL  USCS
Tulare CA  Winged 360

10/20
Farmington MO Winged 410
Fort Wayne IN  AVSS
Peoria AZ  USAC SW
Dodge City KS  World of Outlaws
Tampa FL  Top Gun
Kokomo IN  Midget
New Egypt NJ  NEWS
Middletown NY  CESA
Perris CA  USAC CRA
Port Royal PA  PASS/URC/305
Inverness FL  SSSSS
Tulare CA Trophy Cup
Grain Valley MO  POWRi
Ventura CA  VRA

10/21
Wayne City IL USAC Midgets

 

 

 

 

Christopher Bell won the World of Outlaw feature Sunday night at Eldora. Mike Campbell Photos www.campbellphoto.com

Christopher Bell and crew celebrate winning the World of Outlaws Sprint race at Eldora Speedway on October 14 (Julia Johnson Photos)

   

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Thursday  October 18th

 

Effort without talent is a depressing situation... but talent without effort is a tragedy. Mike Ditka

7:10pm

PRESS....

  • Joe Trenca)Joe Trenca recorded his 10th top 10 of the season last Saturday when he made his debut at Brockville Ontario Speedway. The Mucci Motorsports driver finished fourth in a Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints heat race before advancing from 12th to seventh place during the 1000 Islands RV Fall Nationals main event. Press Releases10/18

  • Chris Andrews)For Chris Andrews and the Burmeister Racing team, the 2018 racing season was like a roller coaster ride - up one week and down the next. "It seemed like we were just a tick off all season," Andrews said. "We started the year trying some things that simply didn't work out. Then we put a new car together and got a lot better. We just had some strange things happen. I'm ready to put this year behind us and regroup and get organized for 2019." Press Releases10/18

  • Scott Bogucki)Scott Bogucki has likely locked up the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com Rookie of the Year for 2018 as the series has only two races remaining. Bogucki, who hails from McLaren Vale, South Australia, hasn't raced for nearly a month and was looking forward to the ASCS National Tour getting back to action this weekend at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas. However, heavy rains throughout the week prompted officials to cancel the two shows scheduled for Friday and Saturday. Press Releases10/18

  • Kevin Mingus)Although he didn't get to race a lot in 2018 because of mechanical problems and a lot of rainouts, Kevin Mingus feels the last month of racing yielded encouraging results and gives him a ton of confidence heading into 2019, which will be his 10th season of racing and his fourth competing on dirt in a 305ci winged sprint car.Press Releases10/18

  • Ryan Bowers)Ryan Bowers has wrapped up his season with a second-place finish in the Upper Midwest Sprint Car Series championship standings behind the wheel of the No. 5 Kouba Racing winged sprint car. "It was a fun season and I really enjoyed driving for the Kouba Family," he said. "To be a part of their long history of racing, I felt rather privileged. We worked hard all season long and did our best." Press Releases10/18

  • Shane Stewart)The Kyle Larson Racing team and Shane Stewart head to Kansas this upcoming weekend for two nights of racing in The Sunflower State. The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series is set to take on Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., on Friday, followed up by Dodge City (Kan.) Raceway Park on Saturday. Press Releases10/18

Wednesday  October 17th

 

Anybody can jump a motorcycle. The trouble begins when you try to land it. Evel Knievel

7:00pm

PRESS....

  • OCRS)A bitter sweet day looms ahead this Saturday at the Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker Oklahoma for the running of the "Red Dirt Stand Off" as Tuttle's Shayla Waddell will compete as a full-time driver and car owner for the last time in a racing career that has spanned 18-years (2001-2018). Known as "The Princess" for her charismatic charm and good looks, Waddell does not call her last ride for 2018 a permanent retirement as she is leaving the door open for possible appearances in the future. OCRS 10/17

  • USAC)Speed Shift TV will have live, flag-to-flag coverage of the USAC P1 Insurance National Midgets' return to Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Illinois, for the fifth running of the "Jason Leffler Memorial" this Sunday, October 21. The event honors the memory of the late, four-time USAC National champion with a 40-lap finale that offers $10,000 big ones to the winner. It's also the final race for the series in the Midwest this season. USAC 10/17

  • Greg Wilson)Greg Wilson has limited laps at the venues this weekend for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. 'The Greatest Show on Dirt' heads to Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., on Friday for the FVP Platinum Battery Shootout and Dodge City Raceway Park in Dodge City, Kan., on Saturday for the Outlaw Boot Hill Showdown. Press Releases10/17

  • Kerry Madsen)Big Game Motorsports driver Kerry Madsen is slated to climb back into the Muddy sponsored sprint car this weekend during a World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series event. The team will invade Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., on Friday for the FVP Platinum Battery Shootout. It's a track where Madsen has been very successful. Press Releases10/17

  • Shawn Dancer)Weather dictated the schedule for Shawn Dancer last weekend when he decided to stick to tracks closer to home rather than make the trek west. "We headed to I-96 Speedway (in Lake Odessa, Mich.) on Saturday to run our 360 with the Great Lakes Super Sprints," he said. "We did pretty well right out of the box. We went out toward the back for qualifying and ended up third." Press Releases10/17

  • Giovanni Scelzi)Giovanni Scelzi earned his sixth top 10 of the season with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series last Saturday when he made his debut at Terre Haute Action Track. Scelzi and car owner Bernie Stuebgen kicked off the weekend at the half-mile oval in Terre Haute, Ind., by qualifying third quickest out of 32 drivers on Saturday. Scelzi then won a heat race to advance into the dash. Press Releases10/17

  • Len Sammons Productions)Perfect track conditions featuring a multi-groove, dustless, easy-to-pass on surface have enticed Williams Grove Speedway’s 2018 410 Sprint Car champion Lucas Wolfe to file an entry for the East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals being held at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, NJ for the second year. Press Releases10/17

  • USAC CRA)The championship battle for the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series resumes this Saturday, October 20th, at Perris Auto Speedway. Promoted by Don Kazarian, the nineteenth point race will also showcase the PAS Senior Sprint Cars and PAS Young Gun Sprint Cars. The spectator gates at "America's Premier Dirt Track." will open at 5:00pm and racing is scheduled for 7:00pm. For more event information, visit the track’s website at www.perrisautospeedway.com or call 951.940.0134.USAC 10/17

Tuesday  October 16th

       

If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life. Oscar Wilde

10:00pm

PRESS.... 

  • Paul Nienhiser)Though he has competed at the Chili Bowl a couple of times over the course of his career, Paul Nienhiser was finally able to make his outdoor midget debut over the weekend as he competed with Jake Neuman Racing with the POWRi Series at Belle-Clair Speedway where a late mistake would knock him out of the Top-10 as he finished 14th. Press Releases10/16

  • Kevin Swindell/Spencer Bayston)The Kevin Swindell Racing sprint car returned to the track last weekend with Spencer Bayston behind the wheel for the first time in approximately six weeks. "It was a good weekend to get reacclimated," said Bayston, who broke his leg during a crash on Aug. 23. "Our finishes both nights didn't show the speed we had. My main idea for the weekend was to get reacclimated and comfortable being the last time I was in a sprint car I broke my leg and the last time I was in a race car I got upside down and bumped around. It wasn't easy, but it needed to be done. I feel a whole lot better now than I did before we ran on Saturday." Press Releases10/16

  • Kraig Kinser)Kraig Kinser has a pair of races in Kansas on tap this weekend with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. Kinser will compete on Friday at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City during the FVP Platinum Battery Shootout and on Saturday at Dodge City Raceway Park in Dodge City during the Outlaw Boot Hill Showdown. "I want to make some headway to end the year strong," he said. "We want to get some momentum going. I have a little experience at those tracks. They can be high speed and on-the-gas places, but they can get slick, too. We'll go off our notes and try to get a good setup and unload pretty quick." Press Releases10/16

  • Derek Hagar)Derek Hagar has his work cut out for him when the 10th annual USCS Fall Nationals and Flip Flop 54 resumes on Oct. 27. The USCS Series event at Riverside International Speedway began last Friday, when Hagar finished where he started - seventh - in a heat race. Press Releases10/16

  • Jason Sides)Jason Sides will head to one of his best tracks when the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series invades Dodge City Raceway Park this Saturday for the Outlaw Boot Hill Showdown. Sides hasn't raced at the 3/8-mile oval since 2015, when he captured his second career Outlaws win at the track located in Dodge City, Kan. His first triumph came in 2011. Press Releases10/16

  • Robbie Price)Robbie Price will make the nearly 1,100-mile trek south to Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif., for the fifth straight year to compete in the Trophy Cup this weekend. Price will pilot his family owned No. 21P during the 25th edition of the event at the always racy high-banked, third-mile bullring. The event, which benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation, will pay a record $25,000 to the overall champion on Saturday night and carries a record purse of more than $200,000 for the three-night event. Press Releases10/16

  • Dominic Scelzi)Dominic Scelzi produced a pair of top-five finishes last Saturday during the 33 rd annual Cotton Classic. Scelzi and his family owned team competed in both the 410ci and 360ci winged sprint car divisions at Keller Auto Speedway during the marquee event that welcomed more than 50 combined cars between the two classes. Press Releases10/16

  • Channin Tankersley)Channin Tankersley put an exclamation point on his ASCS Gulf South Region championship by winning the season finale last Saturday at Golden Triangle Raceway Park. The win was Tankersley's sixth of the season, which is his most ever in a single season and the most of any driver in an ASCS Gulf South Region season since 2010 according to the ASCS website. Press Releases10/16

  • Brian Brown)Brian Brown highlighted last weekend's doubleheader with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series by setting a new track record before recording a top-10 finish in the feature at Terre Haute Action Track on Friday. "When you go there you're not trying to say, 'Hey, what's the track record? I'm going to break it tonight,'" he said. "Qualifying is so important and track position is so crucial. Our focus was how can we set quick time. We concentrated on that. We were the quickest car hot lapping and in qualifying. It shows how good our engines are with Charlie Garrett." Press Releases10/16

  • ASCS)With rain continuing to fall and no relief in sight, officials with the Devil's Bowl Speedway have made the tough decision to cancel this weekend's 45th Winter Nationals with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by Sawblade.com.ASCS 10/16

4:20pm

RESULTS.... 

  • Kansas City KS/SLS Promotions)Joey Saldana has a number of similar character traits to the late Jason Johnson. First and foremost, Saldana is a family man, just as Johnson was. The native of Brownsburg, Ind., also has a deep competitive fire and passion for the sport of sprint car racing. Both of those were mantras of Johnson’s as well. Saldana is also very humble, just as Johnson was throughout his career. Press Releases10/16

  • KSE Racing)As the season in the USA begins its final few weeks of action, driver’s and teams are still winning races and claiming season long points championships with KSE Racing Products. In California, Mitchell Faccinto and Rico Abreu each took a little cotton out of Hanford, CA as Faccinto won a thrilling KWS Cotton Classic, and Abreu bested the SCCT field. Press Releases10/16

  • Tanner Carrick)Returning to action following a rare weekend off, Tanner Carrick and the Keith Kunz Motorsports team made the trip to Belle-Clair Speedway where the Lincoln, CA driver would overcome a heat race incident and charge through the ‘B’, and ultimately finish eighth in the feature event. Press Releases10/16

  • Parker Price-Miller)With weather and scheduling keeping him out of the seat for three weeks, Parker Price-Miller showed no signs of rust on Sunday night as he traveled to Eldora Speedway to take on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series and came away with a third place finish. Press Releases10/16

  • Shane Golobic)Getting down to the final races with the King of the West Series, Shane Golobic was able to keep pace with Kyle Hirst in his quest for the series championship as he backed last week’s win up with a third place finish on Saturday night in Hanford, CA during the Cotton Classic. “Our night was okay, and again the Tarlton’s provided me with another great car,” Shane Golobic said. “I just needed to be better in the feature event, but I can’t be too upset with another podium finish.” Press Releases10/16

  • Brock Zearfoss)Turning their attention to the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series schedule for the final few weeks of the season, Brock Zearfoss and Destiny Motorsports would have a night Sunday evening that saw them finish 10th at Eldora Speedway. “We seem to be getting better each and every time we visit Eldora Speedway, so to get a Top-10 while still working on our engine program was a really good night,” Brock Zearfoss said. Press Releases10/16

  • Andy Forsberg)Andy Forsberg and F&F Racing would make the trip to Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, CA on Saturday night to take part in the 33rd Annual Cotton Classic with the Sprint Car Challenge Tour on the card. Having an up and down night, Forsberg would close the night out with a 12th place finish. Press Releases10/16

  • Justyn Cox)Taking part in the 33rd Annual Cotton Classic over the weekend, Justyn Cox returned to the seat of the Bates Motorsports No. 42x with the Sprint Car Challenge Tour where he would finish sixth in the feature, and was also at the helm of his family owned No. 31c where he pocketed an 11th place finish with the King of the West Series. Press Releases10/16

  • Willie Croft)Competing with both the Sprint Car Challenge Tour and King of the West Series on Saturday night in Hanford, CA during the Cotton Classic, Willie Croft would finish fifth with the SCCT before rallying to finish sixth with the KWS after an early mishap in the feature event. Press Releases10/16

  • Tony Gualda)Making only his second appearance at Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, CA, Tony Gualda raced his way to a seventh place finish on Saturday night during the Cotton Classic aboard the potent C&M Motorsports No. 7C. “It was a pretty good run, I thought,” Tony Gualda said. “It was only my second time running in Hanford, CA and we did some good things and it has me really looking forward to Trophy Cup this weekend.” Press Releases10/16

  • Kyle Hirst)One week removed from a violent accident at Kern County, Kyle Hrist and Roth Motorsports were back in action in Hanford, CA for the 33rd Annual Cotton Classic where Hirst would charge to a fourth place finish with the Sprint Car Challenge Tour before coming up just short with the King of the West Series as he finished second in that feature event. Press Releases10/16

  • OCRS)With the ending of another racing season, attention now turns to the 2018 AMERI-FLEX / OCRS awards banquet. This years event is set for Saturday night, December 8th. The venue will once again be held at the beautiful facility of the "Signs of the Times" in downtown Sapulpa Oklahoma. Dinner will kick off the evening starting at 6pm with the awards ceremony commencing at 7pm. Press Releases10/16

  • Shane Stewart)The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series wrapped up a weekend in the Midwest on Sunday night. Friday night at Jacksonville (Ill.) Speedway was canceled as a result of rain but the rest of the weekend was completed as scheduled. Stewart earned a 12th-place finish Saturday at Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track and an 11th-place finish at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on Sunday. Press Releases10/16

  • Carolina No Bull Sprints)As you all know at this point , Sprint Cars are not for everyone . However not all Sprint car racing is the same . I'm talking about Winged Sprint Cars some of which have 1350# and 900hp, some that have 350 HP and 1575# with every combination in between . Some are National Series , some are local area Series and some are at a home track every week . What makes the difference as to what Sprint car may or may not be your type of Race car is several facts .       Geographic location being important because what class of car as we previously discussed is in your area that is within your traveling budget .Press Releases10/16

Monday  October 15th

    

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems. Lee Iacocca

11:20pm

RESULTS.... 

  • Column)Danny Burton has Haubstadt IN notes Hoosier Race Report10/15

  • ESS)The 360 Sprint Cars took to the speedway for 25 laps and to no surprise Steve Poirier would jump out into the early race lead over Jeff Cook and Matt Tanner. The race track for the Sprint Cars also became difficult on their right rear tires but Poirier, who claimed his record tying 8th series title in 2018, was mastering the tire game to the best of his ability but a yellow on lap 6 for Shawn Donath would slow the pace for everyone. Race Results   10/15

PRESS.... 

  • ESS)One of the leaders in motorsports safety is Simpson Race Products. The company based in New Braunfels, Texas has been part of the Lucky Giveaway Program since its inception. Each year Simpson provides a top of the line helmet as part of the program as well as many door prizes for the annual awards banquet which includes their popular first aid kits. Press Releases10/15

  • USAC)The USAC P1 Insurance National Midgets will race in the memory of four-time USAC National champion Jason Leffler this Sunday, October 21, at Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Illinois, for the fifth running of the "Jason Leffler Memorial." USAC 10/15

  • Justyn Cox)With Justyn Cox continuing to fill in with Josh Bates Motorsports for an injured Tim Kaeding, Cox Racing has decided to continue to field the familiar No. 31c at this weekend’s 25th Annual Trophy Cup and they have named Wilton, CA driver Matt Peterson as the pilot. Press Releases10/15

  • Knoxville Raceway IA)The 2019 Knoxville Raceway schedule has been released. While the Knoxville Nationals, August 7-10, 2019, continues to be the "Granddaddy of them All," Knoxville Raceway added it's fourth "Nationals" event for 2019: The Corn Belt Nationals non-wing, two-day event on July 5-6. This will also include a July 4 Independence Day party to kick-off the event! Press Releases10/15

  • Kansas City KS/SLS Promotions)The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series returns for the ninth consecutive year to Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas for the FVP Platinum Battery Shootout on Friday, October 19. Last year, Brian Brown scored a very popular win at his home track. For the native of nearby Grain Valley, Mo., it was his first Outlaws win at Lakeside. The FVP Platinum Battery Shootout coincides with the NASCAR weekend at Kansas Speedway, which is less than 10 miles from Lakeside Speedway. This edition of Up to Speed sets the stage for the FVP Platinum Battery Shootout. Press Releases10/15

  • CRASH PAD)Keep it simple with The Right Stuff in your seat. Reduce Spinal Compression Forces in a crash. Sitting on your bare bottom is asking for trouble. Upholstery foam and pour-ins won't do the job. You need the correct compression resistance and space for the best performance. FREE Shipping at www.802solutions.com/crash-pad-products/ 10/15

  • Sammy Swindell)Sammy Swindell will join the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com this weekend when the series invades Devil's Bowl Speedway. The doubleheader marks the third visit of the season to the half-mile oval in Mesquite, Texas, for Swindell and car owner A.G. Rains, who charged from 14th to sixth in March before recording a runner-up result in June. Press Releases10/15

  • Mason Daniel)Mason Daniel continued to further his sprint car education last Saturday when he made his first-ever 410ci start with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series at Terre Haute Action Track. "It was an eye-opener for sure," Daniel said of his first start in the more powerful machine. "I now know that I have a lot to learn to be competitive at that Outlaw level. I'm excited to get better at it and keep improving and just get more laps in it." Press Releases10/15

  • Austen Wheatley)Austen Wheatley is scheduled to wrap up his season this weekend during the 25 th annual Trophy Cup. Wheatley will pilot his family car Thursday through Saturday at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif., during the marquee event. Press Releases10/15

  • Travis Rilat)Travis Rilat is heading to familiar territory this weekend as the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com ventures to Devil's Bowl Speedway. The half-mile oval in Mesquite, Texas, will host the 45th annual Winter Nationals on Friday and Saturday. Press Releases10/15

  • Racin Boys)A pair of short-track racing events will be broadcast via RacinBoys this weekend. Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, welcomes the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com on Friday and Saturday for the 45 th annual Winter Nationals. Meanwhile, the Lucas Oil National Open Wheel 600 Series presented by MyRacePass is heading to Port City Raceway in Tulsa, Okla., this Friday and Saturday for the 19th annual Pete Frazier Memorial presented by Western Flyer Express. Press Releases10/15

  • Trophy Cup)Excitement and buzz is floating through the air as one of the biggest weeks in California Sprint Car racing has arrived, which means only one thing, it’s time for the 25th annual Trophy Cup at Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare. The Rico Abreu Racing Trophy Cup presented by Rudeen Racing is not only known for featuring some of the best racing seen all year long, but it’s also well regarded for being held to benefit one of the truly great organizations around, the Make-A-Wish Foundation. With the Trophy Cup donating $150,000 at last year’s event it brought the total amount of donations up to a staggering $1,570,000 since the event was created back in 1994. Press Releases10/15

  • Rico Abreu)Rico Abreu was a man on a mission Saturday night at Keller Auto Speedway, ultimately snagging his fourth victory of the 2018 season, the second in his home state of California. Press Releases10/15

  • Donny Schatz)Despite ending the weekend without a victory, nine-time and defending World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series champion, Donny Schatz, accomplished the next best feat and scored back-to-back runner-up finishes with the Greatest Show On Dirt, rallying from as far back as 12th to do so. Press Releases10/15

  • David Gravel)Another month in 2018 yielded yet a familiar headline for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. Rain forced the cancellation of a rescheduled event at Jacksonville (Illi.) Speedway on Friday, October 11th. That meant that David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team would open the weekend at the racy Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track on Saturday, October 12th. The #5 car timed in 6th, finished 2nd in his heat race and finished 4th in the Craftsman Club Dash. Press Releases10/15

Sunday  October 14th

    

May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion. Dwight D. Eisenhower

11:45pm

RESULTS.... 

  • Photos)Shots by Nicole Signor from Lincoln Speedway & Pail Arch from Eldora Speedway WoO are in SpeedShotz10/14

  • Selinsgrove Speedway PA)1 #24 Lucas Wolfe 2 #94 Ryan Smith 3 #29 Jason Shultz 4 #17B Steve Buckwalter 5 #5 Dylan Cisney 6 #11 TJ Stutts 7 #67 Justin Whittal 8 #5B Justin Barger 9 #8s Trenton Sheaffer 10 #12 Blane Heimbach 11 #51 Freddie Rahmer 12 #28F Davie Franek 13 #33x Cody Peters 14 #28 Brian Zyck 15 #33W Michael Walter II 10/14

  • RUSH)The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance were part of the 10th annual "Steel City Stampede" this past weekend at Lernerville Speedway featuring the Sweeney RUSH Late Model Touring Series, the Bicknell Racing Products RUSH Sportsman Modified Touring Series, and the Bonnell's Rod Shop RUSH Sprint Car Weekly Series in their season finale events. Race Results   10/14

  • NARC KWS)Mitchell Faccinto pulled off a dramatic last corner pass of King of the West-NARC Fujitsu Sprint Car Series championship point leader Kyle Hirst to score a thrilling Cotton Classic victory at Keller Auto Speedway. King of the West/NARC 10/14

  • World of Outlaws)Christopher Bell pounded the cushion to perfection up against the Eldora Speedway wall to win his fourth career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature, but first of 2018, Sunday evening at the Ohio half-mile. Bell fell as far back as eighth but took the lead on Lap 14 and never looked back. Donny Schatz extended his Series points lead finishing second for a Tony Stewart Racing/Curb-Agajanian Racing one-two punch. Parker Price-Miller, who led the first 13 laps, completed the podium.DIRT/World of Outlaws 10/14

  • MSCS)C.J. Leary won the Harvest Cup signifying the conclusion of the racing season at Tri-State Speedway. It was also the final event in 2018 for both the Hoosier Tire Midwest Sprint Car Series and the Lucas Oil POWRi WAR Sprints. This year’s event was co-sanctioned by the two organizations. Leary quickly moved into the lead on lap three and continued to hold the lead throughout the 30 lap feature. The program was a complete sweep for the Greenwood, IN, driver. Race Results   10/14

  • USAC)Nolan Allison of Greensboro, N.C. won Sunday night's 35-lap "Rodney Cook Classic" at Ace Speedway. The race had been delayed one day after power outages plaqued the facility after Hurricane Michael. Jake Garcia finished second ahed of Jessica Bean, Chris Lamb and Neal Allison. USAC 10/14

PRESS.... 

  • Champion Racing Oil/Stirling Lubricants Central PA Sprint Cars)The 2018 Champion Racing Oil/Stirling Lubricants Central PA Sprint Cars had four shows to run in three days. Port Royal kicked it off with a Friday night show and Freddie Rahmer in victory lane for his 7th series win of the year. Saturday October 13th there were two more shows to complete with both tracks having their final series shows of 2018. On Saturday afternoon Lincoln Speedway found Tim Glatfelter in victory lane for his first career point series win and their final show of the year. Saturday night BAPS Motor Speedway hosted their final point series show with Gerard McIntyre Jr in victory lane for his first Champion Racing Oil/Stirling Lubricants Central PA Sprint Cars win of 2018. Sunday October 14th was the finale of the World Series of Dirt Racing at Selinsgrove Speedway and series point leader Lucas Wolfe taking the win for his 8th of the year. Champion Racing Oil/Stirling Lubricants Central PA Sprints 10/14

  • Column)Ron Rodda has NARC KWS & SCCT notes from Hanford CAFrom the Grandstand 10/14

  • Premier Speedway AU)Hire Australia have become the the 2018-19 winners of the Premier Speedway Premier Club following the Club’s annual Season’s Launch and Premier Club dinner last Friday evening. With a record 174 Premier Club packages featuring 141 different businesses being a part of the draw, Matt Reeves and the entire Hire Australia team will now become the Naming Rights Sponsors of Night 3 of the 2019 Easter Sprintcar Trail, acquiring all the benefits that are associated with a Naming Rights package. Press Releases10/14

  • USCS)For several different reasons, including conflicts with other major events in the area, the USCS North vs. South Challenge on Saturday, October 27th at Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, NC and Sunday, October 28th at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, SC have both been canceled. Those two races are on the 2019 USCS Schedule for Friday, April 5th at Carolina Speedway and Saturday, April 6th at Cherokee Speedway. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause anyone.10/15

  • Port Royal Speedway PA)Open Wheel Madness III for the season is on tap this Saturday, October 20 at 4 pm when the track hosts a World of Outlaws Tune Up event for the 410 sprints, along with the final point show of the season for the Creasy Signs 305 sprints and a special for the URC Sprints paying $2,000 to win. Central PA 10/14

  • Port Royal Speedway PA)Four special awards are in line to be handed out at the upcoming October 27, 51st annual $51,000 to win Tuscarora 50 at Port Royal Speedway. The total of all four awards is worth a minimum of $1,700, thanks to Jeremy Elliott of Sprintcarunlimited.com and fans Jason Bergstresser, Jon Snyder and the Will Gamble family. Elliott will present $500 as the Sprintcarunlimited.com Fast Time Award to the overall fast qualifier in Saturday’s prestigious 51st annual event, sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Series. Central PA 10/14

12:25pm

RESULTS.... 

  • Thunder On The Hill)It was a chilling fall night of racing when Boyertown, PA’s Ryan Watt scored the victory in the twenty-first running of the Modified Traffic Jam, the season finale of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series events at Grandview Speedway Saturday night. Watt has been haunted from winning a Thunder show for years, so how appropriate that his first win came in the Halloween House of Thunder event. Craig Whitmoyer and Kyle Smith claimed victories in the Sportsman and MASS Sprint Car Series events, as part of the thrilling three-division show. Central PA 10/14

  • Murray Bridge Speedway AU)Luke Dillon debuted his brand-new race car in style last night (October 13) at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway as he became the first three-time winner of the prestigious Bill Wigzell Battle of the Bridge. After starting on the outside of the front row Dillon raced past early pace setter Chace Karpenko on lap 5 and from that point he drove a smart race on the bottom groove to put his name into the record books as the winner of the 100th Ultimate Sprintcar Championship A-Main. Press Releases10/14

2:45am

RESULTS.... 

  • ASCS Gulf South)10/13/2018 at Golden Triangle Raceway Park ASCS Gulf South Region A Feature (41 Laps): 1. 17-Channin Tankersley, [1]; 2. 52-Blake Hahn, [5]; 3. 99-Skylar Gee, [8]; 4. 0-Eric Baldaccini, [10]; 5. 2X-Tucker Doughty, [4]; 6. 8-Bruce Crockett, [7]; 7. 48-Cody Stacy, [15]; 8. 23J-Lindell (Jr.) Jenkins, [9]; 9. 121-Todd Bliss, [16]; 10. 51-Caleb Martin, [14]; 11. 02-Harry Yerrington, [13]; 12. 21-Koty Adams, [3]; 13. 1-Ray Allen Kulhanek, [2]; 14. 17G-Cody Tankersley, [12]; 15. 7-Dustyn Welch, [11]; 16. 15T-Marcus Thomas, [6]; 17. 30-Johnnie Wasson, [17] ASCS10/14

  • Petaluma Speedway CA)wingless sprints...1 #98 Geoff Ensign 2 #26 Billy Aton 3 #1 Terry Schank Jr. 4 #17x Bruno Bianchi 5 #57n Dennis Furia Jr. 6 #24n Nick Larson 7 #32b Eden McCormick 8 #77s Ryon Siverling 9 #36 Bob Newberry 10 #92z Scott Chapeta 11 #18 Jake Haulot 12 #73x Keith Calvino 13 #5150 Chet Wilson 14 #42 Tony Bernard 15 #11h Matthew Haulot 10/14

  • ESS)Brockville ONT....1 #28f Steve Poirier 2 #10 Jeff Cook 3 #87 Jason Barney 4 #90 Matt Tanner 5 #36 Matt Billings 6 #11J Chris Jones 7 #98 Joe Trenca 8 #99L Larry Wight 9 #42w Ricky Wilson 10 #1c Alex Vigneault 11 #123 Yan Bilodeau 12 #3 Denny Peebles 13 #2 Dave Axton 14 #53 Shawn Donath 15 #28L Jordan Poirier 16 #76 Sean Durand 17 #10h Kelly Hebing 18 #61 Parker Evans 19 #16L Roger Levesque 20 #54J Steve Hutchinson 21 #98p Paul Pekkonen 22 #23 Tyler Cartier 23 #88c Chad Miller 24 #3g Dale Gosslin 10/14

  • MSCS)CJ Leary collected a $5,000.00 paycheck Saturday night winning Tri-State Speedway's 30 lap Harvest Cup race. Kent Schmidt and Justin Grant rounded out the podium.10/14

  • SSSS)Top Three Finishers, (1) Shane Butler,  (2) Sport Allen,  (3) Johnny Gilbertson,  Southern Sprintcar Shootout Series, New Smyrna Speedway, FL, Saturday, October 13, 2018, 10/14

  • NARC KWS)Hanford CA...1 #37 Mitchell Faccinto 2 #83 Kyle Hirst 3 #21X Shane Golobic 4 #88N DJ Netto 5 #41S Dominic Scelzi 6 #29 Willie Croft 7 #28 Nathan Rolfe 8 #16A Colby Copeland 9 #68 Chase Johnson 10 #00 Jason Statler 11 #31C Justyn Cox 12 #88V Jace Vanderweerd 13 #57 Dustin Golobic 14 #98 Sean Watts 15 #18 Jenna Fraizer 16 #0 Bud Kaeding 17 #5H Cole Macedo 18 #2R Richard Brace 19 #3 Craig Stidham 20 #45 Gary Paulson 21 #91RI Eli Deshaies 10/14

  • Keller Auto Speedway CA)Racesaver...1 #7Z Zane Blanchard 2 #99 Rob Solomon 3 #67D Steven Tiner 4 #67G Grant Duinkerken 5 #38 Kyle Rasmussen 6 #11 Blaine Fagundes 7 #9S Rick Bray 8 #12 Jacob Pacheco 9 #18X Grant Champlin 10 #35 Albert Pombo 11 #64C Benjamin Catron 12 #31H Phil Heynen 13 #2 Brooklyn Holland 14 #22 mike schott 15 #75 Brendan Warmerdam 16 #45 Monty Ferriera 17 #5S Mauro Simone 18 #87 Tim Sherman 10/14

  • SCCT)Hanford CA....1 #24 Rico Abreu 2 #17W Shane Golobic 3 #41S Dominic Scelzi 4 #83 Kyle Hirst 5 #29 Willie Croft 6 #42X Justyn Cox 7 #7C Tony Gualda 8 #3C DJ Netto 9 #56 Justin Sanders 10 #75 Sean Becker 11 #5C Colby Copeland 12 #X1 Andy Forsberg 13 #33W Tucker Worth 14 #10 Mathew Moles 15 #53 Michael Pombo 16 #88A Joey Ancona 17 #67V Danny Faria 18 #17 Bud Kaeding 19 #99T Tanner Boul 20 #9S Landon Hurst 21 #94 Steven Tiner 22 #6C Travis Coelho 23 #24R Jac Haudenschild 24 #12P Scott Parker 10/14

Saturday  October 13th

    

A man sees what he wants to see, And disregards the rest. Paul Simon

11:50pm

RESULTS.... 

  • Selinsgrove Speedway PA)360..1 #10X Ryan Smith 2 #7 Steve Buckwalter 3 #28F Davie Franek 4 #29 Jason Shultz 5 #77 Derek Locke 6 #3z Ryan Taylor 7 #66 Ryan Kissinger 8 #33w Michael Walter II 9 #35 Chad Layton 10 #49 Mallie Shuster 11 #9 Ryan Linder 12 #11 Jim Shuster 13 #1 Scott Flammer 14 #71 Charlie Anderson 10/13

  • World of Outlaws)Brad Sweet’s added another page to his unforgettable 2018 season with a flag-to-flag victory at the historic Terre Haute Action Track, his ninth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory of the year. Donny Schatz charged from 12th to second, getting by Tim Shaffer, who completed the podium, on the Green-White-Checkered finish. DIRT/World of Outlaws10/13

  • BAPS Motor Speedway PA)1 #07 Gerard McIntyre 2 #35 Tyler Esh 3 #24 Lucas Wolfe 4 #99M Kyle Moody 5 #44 Trey Starks 6 #49H Bradley Howard 7 #33 Jared Esh 8 #48 Danny Dietrich 9 #5T Tyler Reeser 10 #11T TJ Stutts 11 #5B Justin Barger 12 #3B Randy Baughman 13 #91F Anthony Fiore 14 #10 Joe Kata 15 #4 Dwight Leppo 16 #11 Greg Plank 17 #2W Glenndon Forsythe 18 #23 Todd Zinn 19 #7 Trey Hivner 20 #7K Dan Shetler 21 #5 Dylan Cisney 22 #39M Anthony Macri 23 #51 Freddie Rahmer 10/13

  • BAPS Motor Speedway PA)358...1 #1J Kevin Nouse 2 #77K Steven Kisamore 3 #19 Troy Wagaman Jr 4 #19S Steven Drevicki 5 #44 Dylan Norris 6 #00 Chris Frank 7 #66H Doug Hammaker 8 #38D Kyle Denmyer 9 #66A Cody Fletcher 10 #66 Jeff Halligan 11 #3 Jeff Paulson 12 #67 Ken Duke Jr 13 #80 Rodney Westhafer 14 #13S Jon Stewart 15 #5A Zachary Allman 16 #41B Tyler Ross 17 #6M Hank Donovan Jr 18 #32 Gregg Foster 19 #2D Arron Spahr 20 #80M Dan Richcreek 358 make up feature 1 #66H Doug Hammaker 2 #1J Kevin Nouse 3 #19S Steven Drevicki 4 #19 Troy Wagaman Jr 5 #80 Rodney Westhafer 6 #44 Dylan Norris 7 #38D Kyle Denmyer 8 #66 Cody Fletcher 9 #00 Chris Frank 10 #66A Cody Fletcher 11 #32 Gregg Foster 12 #67 Ken Duke Jr 13 #41B Tyler Ross 14 #19D Wyatt Hinkle 15 #6M Hank Donovan Jr 16 #5A Zachary Allman 17 #41 Brian Carber 18 #80M Dan Richcreek 10/13

  • POWRi)Logan Seavey added himself to the winner's list of the Charlene Meents Memorial, taking the 14th annual with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League at Belle-Clair Speedway and adding his name alongside some of the best in the business. Seavey's Meents Memorial victory is his sixth of 2018 with POWRi, tying him with current League point leader Tucker Klaasmeyer.Race Results   10/13

  • Montpelier Motor Speedway IN)BOSS...1 #18H Dallas Hewitt 2 #G1 Clinton Boyles 3 #6 Bill Rose 4 #00 Thomas Meseraull 5 #41 Cole Ketcham 6 #9 Scotty Weir 7 #52 Isaac Chapple 8 #42 Ty Tilton 9 #24L Lee Underwood 10 #9N Luke Hall 11 #9G Cody Gardner 12 #16K Joe Ligouri 13 #24P Nick Bilbee 14 #24M Nate McMillan 15 #2DI Dustin Ingle 16 #78 Adam Byrkett 17 #97X Tyler Hewitt 18 #14W Chad Wilson 19 #53 Steve Little 20 #77C Kory Crabtree 21 #76 JJ Hughes 22 #1H Korbyn Hayslett 23 #87 Paul Dues 24 #44F Michael Fischesser 25 #19 Matt Cooley 10/13

  • Lincoln Speedway PA)Lincoln Speedway closed out it’s 2018 season Saturday afternoon with a remarkable racing program which saw: Two drivers claim first-ever wins at the Pigeon Hills oval; A driver pick-up his second-career Lincoln win after a nine-year winless drought; and another driver crowned a champion. And all this under sunny, but chilly, Autumn skies for the running of the 30th Annual Hank Gentzler Memorial/Pancho’s Manufacturers Appreciation race. Just another day of racing at the Fabulous Lincoln Speedway. Central PA 10/13

  • Lernerville Speedway PA)305 sprints...1 #29B Robbie Bartchy 2 #4J Jacob Gomola 3 #12J Jonathon Jones 4 #19 Alfred Galeridge 5 #6x Brad Mellott 6 #26 Ryan Lynn 7 #6 Tyler Denochik 8 #00s Randy Sterling 9 #34 Glenn Noland 10 #88 Greg Dobrosky 11 #x7 Andy Cavanaugh 12 #80J Kyle Colwell 13 #37 Pete Landram 14 #41 Matthew Gardina 15 #7 Richard Lawson 16 #21 Chad Hill 10/13

  • Lernerville Speedway PA)RUSH Wingless...1 #87R Chad Ruhlman 2 #49 Brian Ruhlman 3 #27M Zach Morrow 4 #36 Shawn Smith 5 #27H Brandon Hawkins 6 #4J John Mollick 7 #56 Steve Cousins 8 #27 Dave Hawkins 9 #8B Brian Woodhall 10 #72B Jim Kurpakus 11 #37 Scott Hawkins 10/13

  • Lernerville Speedway PA)1 #11 Carl Bowser 2 #2 A.J. Flick 3 #23J Jack Sodeman Jr 4 #2L Sye Lynch 5 #33x Michael Bauer 6 #51 John Garvin Jr 7 #40 George Hobaugh 8 #8 Jordan Ryan 9 #08 Dan Kuriger 10 #13 Brandon Matus 11 #22 Brandon Spithaler 12 #33 Brent Matus 13 #70 Henry Malcuit 14 #1R Gale Ruth 15 #08F Andy Feil 16 #44L Pete Landram 17 #38 Dennis Wagner 18 #91 Sadie Siegel 19 #4K Bill Kiley 20 #24 Jeremy Hill 21 #154 Shamus O'Donnell 22 #76 Davey Jones 23 #23c Jerry Hairhoger 24 #20B Cody Bova 25 #G1 Mike Miller 10/13

  • GLSS)I-96 Speedway MI....1 #17 Jared Horstman 2 #47X Dylan Westbrook 3 #28 Phil Gressman 4 #16 Ryan Ruhl 5 #2M Dustin Daggett 6 #16B Ricky Peterson 7 #51 Max Stambaugh 8 #49T Gregg Dalman 9 #2 Kyle Sauder 10 #7B Trevor Berry 11 #24 Kobe Allison 12 #11R Chase Ridenour 13 #27X Jared Lamberson 14 #35 Ronnie Blair 15 #18 Josh Shantz 16 #27 Brad Lamberson 17 #10S Jay Steinebach 18 #84 Kyle Poortenga 19 #89 Chris Pobanz 20 #49 Shawn Dancer 10/13

PRESS.... 

  • USCS)Due to the 100% chance of rain looking to be correct for late this afternoon and tonight. The USCS Fall Nationals FINALS at Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, AR have been rescheduled for Saturday, October 27th...further details will be posted this evening. Very sorry for this inconvenience, but, we unfortunately can't control the weather.10/13

  • ProCart LLC would like to remind all racers about the Harrisburg,PA flea market being held on November 10th.Call ahead of time to order your sprint car bumpers and we will deliver to the flea market.FREE SHIPPING!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Stainless or Powder Coated.We can have them ready for you. Nathan Gramley 717-250-1448 Daryl Stimeling 717 250-9702 Thank You, ProCart LLC 10/13

  • Josh Schneiderman)Josh Schneiderman and the Deuce Motorsports team closed out their season two weeks ago at the Sprint Invaders “Fall Haul” at 34 Raceway with a top five on night one, before a rough outing on the final night. As Josh settles into the offseason, he took a bit of time to look back at his final two nights on the track and how the season went. Press Releases10/13

  • IRA)The Interstate Racing Association (IRA) is extremely proud to announce that long time series title sponsor the Auto-Wares Group and their Bumper To Bumper brand have agreed to another three year contract extension. This partnership will be moving into it’s 18th year in 2019, and is unquestionably one of the longest relationships in all of motorsports. Bumper To Bumper Auto Parts Stores, and Service Centers are fixtures in much of IRA’s schedule territory, especially in Wisconsin and northern Illinois. The Bumper To Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series just completed yet another extremely successful season in 2018 averaging over 28 cars per event, and crowning Jake Blackhurst as series champion, as the young Illinois driver topped fellow young charger Scotty Thiel by just 7 points in a great season long point battle. IRA scheduled events in WI, IL, IA, and MN in 2018. Check out irasprints.com for series info, and MyBumpertoBumperStore.com for locations and online shopping with local pickup. 10/13

Friday  October 12th

 

I hate small towns because once you've seen the cannon in the park there's nothing else to do. Lenny Bruce

11:50pm

RESULTS.... 

  • USCS)USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour USCS Fall Nationals and USCS Flip Flop 54 preliminary night results at Riverside Speedway on Friday 10-12-2018:  K&N Filters Pole Scramble for USCS winged sprint cars - (15 Laps) 1. 88-Howard Moore[4] ; 2. 14-Jordon Mallett[2] ; 3. 26-Marshall Skinner[1] ; 4. 51b-Joe Miller[6] ; 5. 10m-Morgan Turpen[7] ; 6. 4-Danny Smith[3] ; 7. 17w-Harli White[8] ; 8. 121-Jan Howard[5] USCS10/12

  • Port Royal Speedway PA)Freddie Rahmer and Ryan Watt won the Speed Showcase main events for 410 sprints and Short Track Super Series modifieds on Friday night at Port Royal Speedway. For Rahmer, the win was his second in a row, worth $4,000, after he also took The Night Before The Tuscarora 50 in September. Central PA 10/12

PRESS.... 

  • USAC)Rain & cold temps have forced cancellation of tonight's USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Wabash Clash at Terre Haute IN. The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car race for Saturday is still scheduled to be run. 10/12

  • Tyler Courtney)The Terre Haute Action Track has been good for Tyler Courtney and the Clauson-Marshall-Newman Racing Priority Aviation No. 7bc USAC Sprint Car team in 2018. Already with two wins atop the storied half-mile clay oval this season, “Sunshine” will try to run his overall win total to 14 in Friday night’s Amsoil USAC National Sprint Car “Wabash Clash”. Press Releases10/12

  • World of Outlaws)After consistent precipitation throughout the early morning and afternoon, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series and Jacksonville Speedway have made the decision to cancel tonight’s event at the Illinois facility. The event will not be made up in 2018, but the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series has every intention of returning to Jacksonville Speedway in 2019 with details to be announced in the upcoming weeks. Advanced ticket holders with questions should be directed to Jacksonville Speedway early next week. Stay tuned to Jacksonville Speedway social media accounts and website for all information. The Outlaws return to action tomorrow evening in Indiana at the Terre Haute Action Track. Prior to the race, the top five in Series points will appear at the Terre Haute Sears store from 12pm-1pm for an autograph signing open to the public. As always, catch every lap LIVE from Terre Haute on DIRTVision.com!10/12

  • Greg Hodnett Tribute shirts and decals will be available this weekend at Lincoln Speedway and BAPS Speedway on Saturday. We will be set up at the west gate near the restrooms at Lincoln beginning at 11am and then will be set up at the entrance to BAPS around 4pm later Saturday afternoon. Depending on inventory following these two races, we will be at Selinsgrove Speedway Sunday inside the main gate beginning at 11am. Please stop by and pick up your shirt and decal this weekend. 10/12

  • Column)Article from Richard Golardi: “Little 500 Warmup Race” is Back in Florida in 2019"Florida Open Wheel 10/12

Thursday  October 11th

 

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. Eleanor Roosevelt

11:00pm

PRESS.... 

  • NCRA)This Saturday nights regularly scheduled National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products sprint car season finale slated for 81 Speedway in Park City has been postponed due to the over five inches of rain, that fell earlier in the week, and the forecast for more rain over the weekend. The 29th season finale for the series 360-ci sprint car division has been rescheduled for Saturday night, October 27, at 81 Speedway. Current series schedule, results, point standings and more can be found on the series official website www.racencra.com with daily updates on their official facebook page: NCRA Racing Series. Inquires on all-things NCRA as well as scheduling an event for the 2019 race season can be accomplished by calling (316) 755-1781.10/11

  • Column)Article from Richard Golardi: "The Florida Superspeedway That Never Happened (Fortunately)"Florida Open Wheel 10/11

  • Matt Covington)Matt Covington’s Short Track Nationals run was derailed with a flat right rear during the qualifier on Saturday. This event caused Covington to start mid-pack in the B-main, where he ended up missing the final transfer into the big show by one spot. Press Releases10/11

  • OCRS)Heavy rain on Tuesday and the forecast for more rain has forced the cancellation of this Saturday's Ameri-Flex / OCRS show at the Caney Valley Speedway in Caney Kansas. This event will not be made up. NOTE: As of this notice, racing is still on for Sunday's 2nd Annual Salute to State Fair Speedway at Red Dirt Raceway. Check back for additional updates as we will report on that events status as details warrant. 10/11

  • Trophy Cup)With the 25th Annual Trophy Cup racing next week at Tulare Thunderbowl Raceway, a number of entry updates were expected. A record number of changes have occurred with recently confirmed drivers now part of the 101 entries. Teenage brothers from Lincoln, CA, Blake and Tanner Carrick, will be racing the Rod Tiner 83sa and Brent Kaeding 69 cars respectively. BK’s entry became available when Freddie Rahmer Jr. decided to not make the trip from Pennsylvania. Press Releases10/11

  • Brian Brown)Brian Brown recorded a trio of top-10 finishes last weekend during the final stop of his month-long visit to Central Pennsylvania. Brown opened the action on Friday at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa., by advancing from fifth to third place during the Al Hamilton Tribute/Dirt Classic Qualifier that had been postponed by weather a couple of weeks ago. The third-place result was Brown's career-best finish at the famed half-mile oval. Press Releases10/11

  • Harli White)Harli White had a strong performance last weekend during the 31st annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals at I-30 Speedway. White made the A Main during both nights of the ASCS Mid-South Region event out of a field of more than 80 competitors. She then finished the doubleheader by posting her career-best Short Track Nationals result, which tied her best-ever finish at the track. Press Releases10/11

  • Seth Bergman)Seth Bergman captured the Hard Charger Award for passing the most cars during the main event last Saturday at I-30 Speedway, which hosted the 31st annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals. The ASCS Mid-South Region doubleheader began on Friday with Bergman maneuvering from sixth to second place in a heat race before a fourth-place finish in a qualifier ranked him 11th in overall points out of more than 80 competitors. That lined him up on the inside of the sixth row for the A Main. Press Releases10/11

  • Marshall Skinner)Marshall Skinner enjoyed a pair of successful nights of competition during the 31 st annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals last weekend at I-30 Speedway. Skinner qualified for the A Main on both Friday night and Saturday night at the prestigious ASCS Mid-South Region event, which showcased more than 70 cars each night. Press Releases10/11

  • Trey Starks)Trey Starks capped last weekend by scoring a sixth-place result during the Dirt Classic at Lincoln Speedway. The Gobrecht Motorsports driver qualified second quickest despite going out last in time trials. He then won the first heat race from the pole before maneuvering from eighth to fourth place in the second heat race. That ranked him first in overall points and garnered the pole position for the main event. Press Releases10/11

2:00pm

PRESS.... 

  • World of Outlaws)After a three-year hiatus, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will make its awaited return to Dodge City Raceway Park in Kansas on Saturday, October 20. Last year’s Boot Hill Showdown was lost to Mother Nature, but The Greatest Show on Dirt will return to the semi-banked 3/8 mile in 2018. DIRT/World of Outlaws 10/11

  • USAC)Four-time USAC Silver Crown champion Kody Swanson has signed with Nolen Racing to run the full 2019 USAC Silver Crown schedule. Kingsburg, California's Swanson, who set the all-time Silver Crown wins record with his 24th victory last August at Salem (Ind.) Speedway, became a free agent following the closure of DePalma Motorsports earlier this week, whom he had raced for since the 2013 season and had accumulated 21 career wins with. USAC 10/11

  • USCS)At least $8.000 is up for grabs when the United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters invades the historic Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Arkansas on Friday and Saturday, October 12th and 13th for the 10th annual USCS “Flip Flop 50” Sprint Car Shootout when FireAde presents the $60,000 USCS Fall Nationals 2018. The two-day racing event serves as the 2018 season finale for Riverside International Speedway. The unique fan favorite “Flip Flop 50” racing event has actually been renamed the “Flip Flop 54” for this season’s event as a tribute to Memphis native and sprint car driving great, 49-year-old Greg Hodnett who lost his life on September 20th in a sprint car racing accident in Pennsylvania. USAC 10/11

  • Shane Stewart)The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series takes on three different tracks in three different midwestern states this weekend. Shane Stewart and Kyle Larson Racing will kick it all off Friday night at Jacksonville (Ill.) Speedway, followed up by the Wabash Clash at Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track on Saturday and round it out with the #LastCallForThemAll at the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio on Sunday. Press Releases10/11

Wednesday  October 10th

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Life deals you a lot lessons, some people learn from it, some people don't. Brett Favre

9:30pm

PRESS.... 

  • Sammy Swindell)There has been a change of plans this weekend for Sammy Swindell. Work commitments will keep Thone Motorsports from racing so Swindell will team back up with A.G. Rains to invade Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark., this Friday and Saturday for a USCS Series event. Press Releases10/10

  • Shawn Dancer)Shawn Dancer last raced in late September at Eldora Speedway during the 4-Crown Nationals, which showcased a doubleheader with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Cars and the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions. Press Releases10/10

  • Derek Hagar)Last weekend was a tale of two drastically different results for Derek Hagar during the 31st annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals at I-30 Speedway. Hagar drew a high number during the pill draw each night to open the ASCS Mid-South Region show. On Friday he rallied from seventh to second place in a heat race before charging from fifth to second place in a qualifier. That ranked him second in overall points out of more than 80 competitors and lined him up on the outside of the front row for the main event. Press Releases10/10

  • Joe Trenca)Joe Trenca is heading to Canada to tackle the 1000 Islands RV Fall Nationals this Saturday. The Mucci Motorsports driver will make his debut at Brockville Ontario Speedway in Brockville, Ontario, during the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints event. Press Releases10/10

  • Mason Daniel)Mason Daniel will make his debut with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series on Saturday at the famed Terre Haute Action Track in Terre Haute, Ind., during the running of the Wabash Clash. The race will also mark his first-ever start in a 410ci winged sprint car. Daniel was scheduled to race a 410 sprint car earlier this season, but rain interrupted those plans. Press Releases10/10

  • Dominic Scelzi)Dominic Scelzi charged into Victory Lane only three races into his return from a fracture in his leg. Scelzi kicked off the special night last Friday at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville, Calif., by qualifying second quickest out of 21 competitors. He then advanced from fourth to third place in a heat race to lock into the dash. Press Releases10/10

  • Kansas City KS/SLS Promotions)The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will visit Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas for the ninth consecutive year on Friday, October 19 for the running of the FVP Platinum Battery Shootout. The event will again coincide with the NASCAR weekend at Kansas Speedway, which is less than 10 miles from Lakeside Speedway. Press Releases10/10

  • RUSH)The 2018 racing season for the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model and the Sportsman Modified Touring Series powered by Pace Performance along with the RUSH Sprint Cars will come to a close this weekend (October 11-13) at Lernerville Speedway for the "Steel City Stampede". The RUSH Late Models will compete in a Sweeney Marquee Tour event, while the RUSH Sportsman Modifieds will battle in a Bicknell Racing Products Touring Series event, and the RUSH Sprint Cars in a Bonnell's Rod Shop Weekly Series special. Though not in competition, the RUSH Pro Stock "Manufacturers Night" presented by MSD Performance will take place in the registration tent at 2 p.m. for Lernerville racers. Press Releases10/10

  • KSE Racing Products)Big money races continue to dominate the early Fall, and with big money on the line, Tim Shaffer again led the way for KSE Racing Products as he won the Dirt Classic 5 at Lincoln Speedway. Going toe to toe with Lance Dewease, Shaffer was able to use his KSE Racing Products to get by the freshly minted Hall of Fame driver to score his first Dirt Classic triumph and pocket the $27,000 that was up for grabs. Press Releases10/10

  • Shane Hopkins)Getting the call to return to the seat of the M&S Motorsports No. 27 car on Saturday night, Shane Hopkins made a trip to Petaluma Speedway for Adobe Cup VII where a strong night would get cut short as a lap seven incident would end his night. Press Releases10/10

  • Murray Bridge Speedway AU)After a long off season, the first Sprintcar race of the 2018/19 Murray Machining and Sheds Speedway season will take place this Saturday night with the Annual Bill Wigzell Battle of the Bridge. For several years now the “Wigzell Race”, that honours former Australian and Classic Champion Bill Wigzell OAM, has become the traditional South Australian Sprintcar season opener and this year it will double as Round 1 of the Shadetec Ultimate Sprintcar Championship SA. Press Releases10/10

  • USAC)The USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars' final Midwest race of the season will be LIVE on Speed Shift TV this Friday, October 12, from the Terre Haute Action Track! The "Wabash Clash" will feature a class field of top guns, three of which are entangled in a tight championship race separated by only 62 points. Cullman, Alabama's Kevin Thomas, Jr. leads the standings. Indianapolis, Indiana's Tyler Courtney, second in the standings, has won twice already at Terre Haute this season and is aiming to become the first driver since Levi Jones in 2005 to win three at Terre Haute in a single season.USAC 10/10

  • USAC)The Terre Haute Action Track is complete with legends. But, perhaps even more so, it's those drivers who make the Terre Haute Action Track a legend itself. After all, the drivers who've won on the Terre Haute half-mile make up the top-16 on the list of all-time USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car winners. That inherently means that these drivers get the job done pretty much anywhere they go regardless of the track and it's the racing heroes who've made the Action Track spectacular over the past six decades. USAC 10/10

  • World of Outlaws)The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series 40th Anniversary Season is coming to an end, but not before one final trip to the Midwest starting Friday, October 19 at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, KS with the running of the FVP Platinum Battery Shootout. Last year’s FVP Platinum Battery Shootout was exactly that, a shootout. DIRT/World of Outlaws 10/10

  • Channin Tankersley)Channin Tankersley is seeking to capture his third ASCS Gulf South Region championship in the last five years during the season finale this Saturday. The last three ASCS Gulf South Region races have rained out, including the scheduled season finale twice. With a nice forecast predicted, Tankersley and Old School Racing will venture to Golden Triangle Raceway Park in Beaumont, Texas, in search of becoming only the second driver in region history to win at least three championships. Tankersley only has to take a green flag to accrue enough points to clinch the title. Press Releases10/10

  • WPSCS)After talking with 410ci winged sprint car race teams around the Eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania area, Steven Pocock has transformed his former series into a new entity - the Western Pennsylvania Sprint Car Series. The move comes after just a few shows in his first year of promoting the Ohio Sprint Car Series. Press Releases10/10

  • Racin Boys)RacinBoys is pleased to announce it will continue its partnership with Lucas Oil Products in 2019. Founded in 1989, Lucas Oil is a manufacturer and distributor of automotive and racing oil, additives and lubricants. Lucas Oil has long been directly involved in the American racing industry through multiple vehicle sponsorships and racing event promotions at all levels. Press Releases10/10

Tuesday  October 9th

Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans. John Lennon

11:50pm

PRESS.... 

  • Column)Pat & Bruce Eckel have their column from a rain shortened weekend with racing at Jacksonville featuring MOWA sprints and WAR sprints and a rainout at Kokomo with All Stars and WAR. A Typical Weekend10/9

  • Ian Madsen)As the World of Outlaws crashed the Super Dirt Week party on Saturday night at Fulton Speedway, Ian Madsen would have another strong night during his first full season on the road as he captured his 30th Top-10 finish of the season by way of his seventh place result. Press Releases10/9

  • Andy Forsberg)Traveling to Petaluma Speedway on Saturday night to take part in Adobe Cup VII, Andy Forsberg and the F&F Racing team would work forward from their 12th starting position to finish eighth in the feature event. “They ran the two heat format on Saturday night and we just barely snuck into the feature event out of heat races,” Andy Forsberg said. “We kind of struggled with balance each time we hit the track and it made for a little bit of a tough night, but still nice to get a Top-10.” Press Releases10/9

  • Justyn Cox)Forced to make a late week change of plans, Justyn Cox and the Cox Racing team pointed their rig towards Petaluma Speedway for Adobe Cup VII where the Clarksburg, CA driver would continue his strong Fall as he picked up a fourth place finish on Saturday night. Press Releases10/9

  • Kyle Hirst)Getting back to his title hunt with the King of the West Series on Saturday night in Bakersfield, CA, Kyle Hirst would take a tough tumble on race’s opening lap that has tightened the series championship hunt with just two races to go. Press Releases10/9

  • Paul Nienhiser)Venturing to Jacksonville Speedway on Friday night to battle with the both the WAR Non-Win Sprint Cars and the MOWA winged series, Paul Nienhiser would eventually park the non-wing car following heat races before battling for the MOWA win and settling for a fourth place finish. Press Releases10/9

  • Willie Croft)Making his second and final start of the season at Kern County Raceway Park on Saturday night, Willie Croft found himself in the same spot he was back in April; battling with Shane Golobic for the win and ending up with a second place finish. Press Releases10/9

  • Sprintcar All Stars AU)Saturday November 3 will kick off the season for the Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers All Star Series and what a way to start the season with the 3rd running of the Col Beasley Classic incorporated with RD 1. Press Releases10/9

  • Oswego Speedway NY)With only one Supermodified event remaining in the northeast this season before the dreaded snow and cold hits, a handful of Oswego Speedway’s weekly competitors will be joining the stout field of ISMA Supermodifieds set to compete at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park’s ‘World Series’ this weekend. Press Releases10/9

  • USAC)DePalma Motorsports, one of the most iconic and successful teams in the history of the USAC Silver Crown series, is riding into the sunset on top of their game, announcing that their 2018 championship season was the last for the Lima, Ohio-based team. It concludes a magical five-year run with Kody Swanson of Kingsburg, Calif. DePalma Motorsports itself won the Silver Crown owner title each year they had Swanson as their full-time driver between 2014 and 2018. Swanson himself won Silver Crown driving titles in the DePalma No. 63 in 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018. USAC 10/9

  • Greg Wilson)Greg Wilson has a busy weekend on tap as he'll race in three different states during a three-day stretch with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. Wilson and his Hercules Tires, DNC Hydraulics, Ohio Logistics and Gear Alloy Wheels supported team will compete on Friday at Jacksonville Speedway in Jacksonville, Ill.; on Saturday at Terre Haute Action Track in Terre Haute, Ind., during the Wabash Clash; and on Sunday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, during the Last Call for Them All. Press Releases10/9

  • Kraig Kinser)Kraig Kinser picked up his first dash victory of the season last Saturday at Fulton Speedway. "It was a good night," he said. "We had an early number for qualifying and qualified good. Then we ran well in the heat race and the dash." Press Releases10/9

  • Jordon Mallett)Jordon Mallett turned in a pair of strong performances last weekend during the 31 st annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals at I-30 Speedway in his home state of Arkansas. The defending USCS Series champion finished fifth on the first night of the event and followed that up with a sixth-place showing during the finale. Both nights were sanctioned by the Mid-South Region and more than 80 cars were in attendance. Press Releases10/9

  • Giovanni Scelzi)Giovanni Scelzi is scheduled to make his final starts of the season in the Midwest this weekend. Scelzi and car owner Bernie Stuebgen will race on Saturday at Terre Haute Action Track in Terre Haute, Ind., during the Wabash Clash and on Sunday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, during the Last Call for Them All with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. Press Releases10/9

  • Jason Sides)Jason Sides took a step in the right direction on Saturday night at Fulton Speedway. "We qualified well, which is the biggest thing that will impact your night," he said. "If you can get qualified in a spot where you're starting on the front row of a heat race then you can compete for a spot in the dash. If you make the dash then you're guaranteed a great starting spot in the feature." Press Releases10/9

  • Tony Bruce Jr)Tony Bruce Jr. was on pace for a pair of top-10 results during the 31st annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals before misfortune struck in the finale of the ASCS Mid-South Region event at I-30 Speedway on Saturday. "It was a great weekend other than the DNF on Saturday," he said. "We started out strong and we raced well all weekend. Any time there are 80 cars in the pits and you can compete for top fives and top 10s it's a good showing." Press Releases10/9

  • Alex Hill)Alex Hill experienced a competitive weekend during the 31st annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals at I-30 Speedway. The 18-year-old's weekend concluded with her finishing just one position shy of qualifying for her first Short Track Nationals main event during Saturday night's ASCS Mid-South Region finale. "We had a pretty decent weekend, especially on Saturday," she said. "It was disappointing that we were just one spot from making the main event since that was our goal. But it felt good to be competitive against a large field of cars in one of our biggest races of the year." Press Releases10/9

  • Robbie Price)Robbie Price made the long trek to I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., last weekend to compete in the 31st annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals. Driving the No. 1 for Casey Minks, the Canadian was part of a stout 80-plus car field during the prestigious event at the quarter-mile bullring. Press Releases10/9

  • Jackson Motorplex MN)Jackson Motorplex officials would like to congratulate Shane Fick and Alex Schriever for earning track championships this season. Fick edged both 2017 track champion Kaleb Johnson and Elliot Amdahl by only one point to claim the Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids title in one of the closest battles in track history. Jacob Hughes finished fourth and was only five points out of the top spot while Brandon Bosma ended fifth - only seven points behind Fick. Press Releases10/9

  • Brody Roa)The great season for USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series point leader Brody Roa continued when he posted a second and third place finish in the two-night Hall of Fame Classic at the Arizona Speedway on September 28th and 29th. The finishes see him carrying a 30-point lead heading into the next race at Perris Auto Speedway on October 20th. Press Releases10/9

  • Shane Golobic)Climbing back aboard the Tarlton Motorsports No. 21x machine for the first time since a second place run back in late July, Shane Golobic was one spot better on Saturday night at Kern County Raceway Park as he completed the season sweep at the Bakersfield, CA speed plant and pulled within 13 digits of the series point lead with just two races remaining. Press Releases10/9

  • SCCT)With the season winding down the Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford and Abreu Vineyards travels south to Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford for the 33rd annual Penny Newman Grain Cotton Classic this Saturday October 13. Press Releases10/9

  • USAC)One of the most fun things for a stat geek to look up is, you guessed it, stats. One of the more interesting stats for a fan of USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car racing and an appreciation of its history is the list of career feature wins. As we ride into a venue that has played a large part of that history, Indiana's Terre Haute Haute Action Track, this Friday, October 12 for the "Wabash Clash," one aspect of the list that has been quite noticeable this year is the rise of a few of the series' young stars up the rankings and compare how they stack up with those who came before them. USAC 10/9

  • Len Sammons Productions)NASCAR Hall of Famer Ray Evernham will be a big part of the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2019 Trade and Race Car show, the 34th annual edition, taking place at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA January 18-20, 2019. Evernham is best known for his work with Hendrick Motorsports and as crew chief for Jeff Gordon which led the team to three NASCAR Cup Series championships and 47 wins during their time together. However Evernham has also been a NASCAR Cup car owner, a race car driver, author, car builder, father, husband, TV and radio personality and an automotive genius. Press Releases10/9

Monday  October 8th

Eventually stardom is going to go away from me. It goes away from everybody and all you have in the end is to be able to look back and like the choices you made. Matt Damon

11:45pm

PRESS.... 

  • Column)KO has the second half of September summarized, with in-depth coverage of Eldora’s Four Crown Nationals, Kokomo’s Sprint Car Smackdown, Gas City’s James Dean Classic, and Lawrenceburg’s Fall Nationals.KO's Indiana Bullring Scene 10/8

  • David Gravel)October opened with a strong run at Fulton (N.Y.) Speedway for CJB Motorsports and driver David Gravel. Taking part in the event, which was a scheduled during the annual NAPA SuperDIRT week, the Big Game Treestands, J.R.C. Transportation Inc., C&S Lawn & Landscape #5 machine timed in 10th, finished 4th in the first heat race and started the feature in 10th. Press Releases10/8

  • USAC)The fourth running of the "Junior Knepper 55" returns to the USAC Midget calendar on Saturday, December 15 indoors at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. Though the special event carries no points toward the season championship, it has quickly become one of the most coveted races to win. Boasting large car counts and a star-studded field, the "Knepper 55" has already produced its share of memorable moments on the 1/6-mile dirt track located inside the building adjacent to the famed Du Quoin State Fairgrounds one-mile dirt oval. USAC 10/8

  • Photos)Shots by Nicole Signor KMM from the Dirt Classic at Lincoln Speedway & CRSA at Thunder Mountain NY are in SpeedShotz10/8

  • Rico Abreu)Rico Abreu’s weekend off did absolutely no harm to the St. Helena, Calif., native, eventually getting back behind the wheel of a sprint car on Friday, October 5, for the Short Track Championships at Jacksonville (Ill.) Speedway. The decision to join the MOWA Sprint Car Series proved beneficial, ultimately earning his third victory of the 2018 season, his first under the MOWA banner, by utilizing a late-race restart to drive around three competitors in one corner to take command. The winning move occurred with just five circuits remaining, diamonding off of turn two to do so. Press Releases10/8

  • Champion Racing Oil/Stirling Lubricants Central PA Sprint Cars)The 2018 Champion Racing Oil/Stirling Lubricants Central PA Sprint Cars ran three features in two nights this past weekend. Williams Grove Speedway closed out their 2018 season with Lance Dewease winning the rain delayed Al Hamilton Tribute feature and Lucas Wolfe winning the the final and last race of the year at "The Grove". The Dirt Classic was run at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night with Tim Shaffer in the Demyan-Rudzik #49 taking the $27,000 victory.Champion Racing Oil/Stirling Lubricants Central PA Sprints 10/8

  • Tony Stewart)Despite losing a battle to Mother Nature on Saturday during his visit to Kokomo Speedway for the 2018 Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 finale, Tony Stewart’s recent weekend did feature success. In fact, Smoke, driver of the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing/Rush Truck Centers/Textron Off Road/Ford Performance/Curb Records/Sage Fruit/No. 14 sprint car, earned his 25th top-five performance of the year on Friday night during a trip to northern Illinois, joining the MOWA Sprint Car Series for the Short Track Championships on October 5. Press Releases10/8

  • Donny Schatz)In conjunction with New York’s annual Super DIRT Week, Fargo, North Dakota’s Donny Schatz continued his 2018 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series campaign with a one-night stop at Fulton Speedway on Saturday, October 6, officially kicking off a busy October schedule for the Greatest Show On Dirt that includes events in six states across four weekends. Press Releases10/8

  • BAPS Motor Speedway PA)Saturday, Oct 13th Sprintcarunlimited.com Final Showdown 410s & 358 Sprints plus Make-up Summer Series 358 Sprint Feature! Saturday, Oct 13th Details: Pits $27 Grandstands: $12 Pit Gates Open @ 3:30p Grandstands Open @4p 10/8

  • USAC)The Midwest season finale for the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars can be a bittersweet symphony. So much good racing, yet so little time remains to witness it as the clock winds down on 2018. But, as it is with racing and stick and ball sports, when time runs short in a close battle, the pressure and intensity increase, which rises the crowd to its feet to see who's up to the challenge and who will succeed. This Friday, October 12, the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car points battle comes to a head at the Hoosier State's lone half-mile dirt oval, the Terre Haute Action Track, for the "Wabash Clash" with the top-three in the standings separated by a mere 62 markers. USAC 10/8

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  • NCRA)With inclement weather cancelling the next-to-last event of the season this past weekend, it all comes down to this coming Saturday night as the National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products sprint car division closes out their 29th consecutive season at 81 Speedway in Park City. Press Releases10/8

  • Jason Johnson Racing)As the racing season winds down for the 2018 season, the fire still burns deeply in Bobbi Johnson and Philip Dietz to end the season on a high note for the late Jason Johnson and each of their dedicated sponsorship partners. We have been so grateful to have Carson Macedo sit in the seat of the Jason Johnson Racing (JJR) #41 Mesilla Valley Transportation (MVT) Maxim for some races since starting at Knoxville Raceway in August and most recently at Williams Grove Speedway. http://jasonjohnsonracing.com/10/8

  • Dominic Scelzi)After sitting out nearly the entire month of September due to injury, Dominic Scelzi has shown now sings of rust in his return to racing as he was able to pocket his second career Ocean Sprints pres. by Taco Bravo feature event win in just his second weekend back in action. Friday night marked the season finale at Ocean Speedway, and when the final green flag of the season dropped, it was local favorite Kurt Nelson getting out to the early lead with Brad Furr and Jeremy Chisum giving chase. Press Releases10/8

  • Shane Stewart)The World of Outlaws wrapped up the final race of the season in the Empire State this past Saturday night at Fulton (N.Y.) Speedway. Shane Stewart and his Kyle Larson Racing team put together a strong night and tallied a solid top-five finish at the 1/3-mile, high-banked circuit. Press Releases10/8

  • Chad Kemenah)Chad Kemenah and the Hunter Racing Team will be going in different directions for the 2019 season and Six Time Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Champion will be seeking a ride. “I have to thank Rob and Rita Hunter for the past four seasons of racing, they have provided my brother and I with a tremendous opportunity,” said Kemenah. “During the past four seasons our entire race team accomplished a lot with two All Star Championships, Rob and Rita’s first World of Outlaws win at Fremont Speedway, and two top ten finishes at the Knoxville Nationals.” Press Releases10/8

  • Premier Speedway AU)The 2019 South West Conveyancing Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic entry forms may have only just become available to potential participants, but it hasn’t stopped two of 2018’s A-Main qualifiers from nominating nice and early. Having produced a career best qualifying night performance, which resulted in a sound 4th place finish, Peter Doukas not only made the Sunday night A-Main but also found himself in the privileged position of starting on the front row of a race he has grown up watching. Press Releases10/8

  • NARC KWS)Shane Golobic outdueled Willie Croft at the Dirt Track at Kern County Raceway Park and went on to earn his fourth King of the West-NARC Fujitsu Sprint Car Series 30-lap feature event of the season. King of the West/NARC 10/8

  • MSCS)Tri-State Speedway will present the HARVEST CUP on Saturday October 13th. This will be the final race of the season at the speedway. This year the event will welcome racers representing four different organizations. The 410 Hoosier Tire MSCS Sprint Car Series will share the spotlight with the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Wildcard Sprint Car Series in a co-sanctioned event. Press Releases10/8

  • Thunder on the Hill)The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill finale will take place at the Grandview Speedway on Saturday night, October 13. A Spooktacular event returns to the "haunted hill" with the 21st running of the Modified Traffic Jam, a 40 lap feature event paying $5,000 to win, $1,000 for tenth-place and $500 to start the twenty-four car starting field for all who pre-enter. The Sportsman and MASS Sprint Cars will also be a part of this Triple Thunder Thriller event with pit gates opening at 2:30 PM, general admission tickets go on sale at 4 PM with the green flag falling on heat race qualifying at 6 PM. Central PA 10/8

  • Port Royal Speedway PA)Port Royal Speedway will return to action this Friday night, October 12 at 7 pm with a rare Friday night show, with the Speed Showcase featuring the return of mighty modifieds to the track for the first time in some 30 years along with a 410 sprint car special. The Short Track Super Series for big and small block mods will invade the track on Friday night, matching up some of the best drivers in both classes, all in one big show offering a $5,000 to win 40-lap feature event. Central PA 10/8

  • Williams Grove Speedway PA)Williams Grove Speedway closed its 2018 season on Friday night, October 5 by crowning champions in the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint car division and handing out special awards. Lucas Wolfe garnered the 2018 driver track championship aboard the Mike Barshinger No. 24. Wolfe scored the season ending sprint car feature on Friday night and also won the season lidlifter at the track on March 11. He also took a win in June. The title is a first for the Mechanicsburg pilot as well as for Barshinger. Central PA 10/8

Sunday  October 7th

As I get older, I have a different look on life. I just try to be a little more tolerant and a little bit more centered about what's going on around me and not so emotional. John Mellencamp

1:40pm

RESULTS.... 

  • I-30 Speedway AR)Blake Hahn is seemingly developing quite a penchant for big events. Saturday night, Hahn reeled in the $10,041 lion’s share by topping one of the crown jewels of 360-ci Sprint Car racing with a triumph in the 31st Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires atop the high-banked ¼-mile I-30 Speedway clay oval. The Sapulpa, OK, native battled past early pacesetter Howard More on the 13th circuit and led the rest of the way in the 41-lapper aboard the Smiley’s Racing Products/Griffith Truck & Equipment No. 52 entry to become the 18th different winner in the storied history of the Short Track Nationals. Hahn took the checkered flag ahead of Friday night winner Sam Hafertepe, Jr., of Sunnyvale, TX, and Memphis shoe Moore.  Race Results 10/7

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  • Selinsgrove Speedway PA)With a successful formula that produces large car counts, big crowds, and spectacular racing at Action Track USA in Kutztown, Pa., race organizers Rich Tobias and Doug Rose are now embarking on a new venture. It's a huge undertaking, and it is ready to green on October 12, 13, & 14 at Selinsgrove Speedway and Selinsgrove Raceway Park. It's the inaugural World Series of Dirt Racing; a ten-division extravaganza featuring almost every type of racecar that competes on clay. More than $100,000 will be paid out over the three-days of motorized mayhem, and those dollars are enticing many of the biggest names in the region's dirt track world to enter the first-of-its-kind event in Selinsgrove. Central PA 10/7

  • All Stars)Unfortunately, heavily saturated grounds from the precipitation received on Saturday evening has forced Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 and Kokomo Speedway officials to cancel the #GYATKExtravaganza/All Star season finale at ‘Indiana’s Baddest Bullring.’ Track officials were expecting the facility to dry during the overnight hours and into Sunday morning, but the amount of rain received was too much to withstand. The event will not be rescheduled. With all events concluded, Clute, Texas’ Aaron Reutzel, a nine-time winner during All Star Circuit of Champions competition, will be crowned the 2018 All Star Driver Champion. The title is a first-ever for the Texan, ending his 2018 campaign with a lavish 30 top ten finishes in 41 feature starts, 21 of them within the top five. Reutzel’s ninth and final victory occurred on the highbanks of Eldora Speedway during 4-Crown Nationals weekend. All Stars 10/7

  • OCRS)Overnight rain and more on the way today has forced Red Dirt Raceway officials to pull the plug on the 2nd Annual Salute to State Fair Speedway event that was to take place this afternoon featuring the AMERI-FLEX / OCRS sprint cars. The make-up date is next week, Sunday October 14th. As was previously scheduled for today, the raceway will have vintage race cars from the glory days on display for fans to view at 2pm with racing starting at 4pm. Sport mods and non wing micros also remain on the program card therefore, other than changing to next Sunday, everything else regarding the event remains the same. OCRS 10/7

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RESULTS.... 

  • CRSA)The SuperGen Products with Champion Power Equipment CRSA Sprint Car Series made their way up the mountain to the very racy Thunder Mountain Speedway Friday evening. The event was part of Brett Deyos Short Track Super Nationals. Race Results 10/7

  • ASCS Mid South)I-30 Speedway Short Track Nationals...10/6/2018 at I-30 Speedway ASCS Mid-South Region A Feature 1 (27 Laps): 1. 52-Blake Hahn, [4]; 2. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr, [7]; 3. 40-Howard Moore, [1]; 4. 23-Seth Bergman, [14]; 5. 51B-Joe B. Miller, [2]; 6. 14-Jordon Mallett, [8]; 7. 17W-Harli White, [9]; 8. 99-Skylar Gee, [16]; 9. 88R-Cody Gardner, [18]; 10. 47X-Dylan Westbrook, [12]; 11. 45X-Johnny Herrera, [5]; 12. 1X-Tim Crawley, [3]; 13. J2-John Carney II, [15]; 14. 21X-Carson Short, [17]; 15. 26-Marshall Skinner, [11]; 16. 10M-Morgan Turpen, [13]; 17. 21A-Koty Adams, [20]; 18. 44M-Chris Martin, [19]; 19. 86-Tony Bruce Jr, [6]; 20. 91A-Ernie Ainsworth, [21]; 21. 8Z-Zach Pringle, [10] ASCS10/7

  • ASCS SW)Colton Hardy added another victory to his resume this past Saturday night, scoring his sixth win of the year with the ASCS Southwest Region. The 11th time in his career that Hardy has topped the ASCS Southwest Region, the driver of the Bandit Racing No. 74 has re-assumed the points lead as well, with the top four in tour standings separated by 32 markers.ASCS10/7

  • Petaluma Speedway CA)1 #3c Tanner Thorson 2 #93 Kalib Henry 3 #88n Sean Becker 4 #31c Justyn Cox 5 #7h Jake Haulot 6 #56 Justin Sanders 7 #26 Billy Aton 8 #x1 Andy Forsberg 9 #38 Colby Johnson 10 #32 Norm Johns 11 #1d DJ Freitas 12 #9n Chase Majdic 13 #49 Mike Monahan 14 #6 Will Fatu 15 #99 Wayne Katen 16 #101 Klint Simpson 17 #27x Shane Hopkins 18 #12j John Clark 19 #43 Bradley Terrell 20 #63 Geoff Ensign 21 #1s Nathan Schank 22 #52 David Lindt 10/7

  • USAC WC Sprints)USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: October 6, 2018 – Santa Maria, California – Santa Maria Raceway – “Championship Night” – co-sanctioned with Santa Maria 360 Sprints WOODLAND AUTO DISPLAY  FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Ryan Timmons, 2. Tristan Guardino, 3. Trent Carter, 4. Danny Faria Jr., 5. Steve Hix, 6. Sterling Cling, 7. Kyler Shaw, 8. Koen Shaw, 9. Britton Bock, 10. Shannon McQueen USAC10/7

  • USAC WC Midgets)LIGHT UP THE WORLD USAC WESTERN STATES MIDGET SERIES PRESENTED BY CBD LIVING WATER RACE RESULTS: October 6, 2018 – Santa Maria, California – Santa Maria Raceway FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Michael Faccinto, 2. Alex Schutte, 3. Maria Cofer, 4. Cody Swanson, 5. Jake Swanson, 6. Robert Dalby, 7. Frankie Guerrini, 8. David Prickett, 9. C.J. Sarna, 10. Michelle DeckerUSAC 10/7

  • NARC KWS)Bakersfield CA...1 #21X SHANE GOLOBIC 2 #29 WILLIE CROFT 3 #37 MITCHELL FACCINTO 4 #88N DJ NETTO 5 #68 CHASE JOHNSON 6 #3 CRAIG STIDHAM 7 #41S DOMINIC SCELZI 8 #10 MATTHEW MOLES 9 #0 BUD KAEDING 10 #88V JACE VANDERWEERD 11 #5H COLE MACEDO 12 #00 JASON STATLER 13 #98 SEAN WATTS 14 #28 NATHAN ROLFE 15 #18 JENNA FRAIZER 16 #57 DUSTIN GOLOBIC 17 #16A COLBY COPELAND 18 #83 KYLE HIRST 10/7

  • Atomic Speedway OH)Cole Duncan was the winner over Todd Kane & Max Stambaugh. Danny Smith is the 2018 track champion. 10/7

Saturday  October 6th

When you're in the back of the pack, you can gamble a little bit more. Michael Andretti

10:30pm

RESULTS.... 

  • Photos)Shots by Kris Keath from the Dirt Classic at Lincoln Speedway are in SpeedShotz10/6

  • Column)Danny Burton has Kokomo IN rain Hoosier Race Report10/6

  • Port Royal Speedway PA)A field of 136 race cars did battle at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night in the annual Blue Collar Classic featuring the Keystone RaceSaver 305 sprint cars. Darren Miller of Mount Joy won the biggest race of his career by taking the 305 sprint car main after inheriting the lead on the final lap when a crash took out Kyle Smith.Central PA 10/6

  • Lincoln Speedway PA)Dirt Classic....Feature Finish: 1. 49X-Tim Shaffer ($27,000); 2. 37-J.J. Grasso; 3. 69K-Lance Dewease; 4. 48-Danny Dietrich; 5. 16-Matt Campbell; 6. 44-Trey Starks; 7. 21B-Brian Brown; 8. 11-T.J. Stutts; 9. 1X-Chad Trout; 10. 24-Lucas Wolfe; 11. 39M-Anthony Macri; 12. 88-Brandon Rahmer; 13. 15-Adam Wilt; 14. 87-Alan Krimes; 15. 99M-Kyle Moody; 16. 07-Gerard McIntyre, Jr.; 17. 1*-Tim Wagaman; 18. 4R-Chase Dietz (DNF); 19. 69-Tim Glatfelter (DNF); 20. 29-Dan Shetler (DNF); 21. 21-Brian Montieth (DNF); 22. 39-Cory Haas (DNF); 23. 51-Freddie Rahmer (DNF); 24. 5-Tyler Ross (DNF). No Time. Lap Leaders: Laps 1-34: 69K-Lance Dewease; Laps 35-40: 49X-Tim Shaffer. 10/6

  • World of Outlaws)Logan Schuchart dominated all 30 laps to win Saturday Night at Fulton Speedway as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series invaded Super DIRT Week in New York. Sheldon Haudenschild charged late to second with Donny Schatz completing the podium. Kraig Kinser won the Sears Craftsman Dash, earning the pole for the 30-lap affair, in search of his first win of the season, alongside Schuchart. DIRT/World of Outlaws10/6

  • All Stars)Heavy precipitation forced Kokomo Speedway and Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 officials to postpone the #GYATKExtravaganza / All Star finale set for Saturday evening to Sunday, October 7. A strong band of severe weather invaded the Kokomo-area just after 5 p.m. leaving the entire facility completely saturated. Gates are scheduled to open at 3 p.m. on Sunday afternoon with a start time set at 5:30 p.m. Fans are encouraged to stay alert on social media for any other updates.10/6

  • POWRi West)Cancelled Saturday due to rain at Oklahoma City 10/6

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  • Photos)More Mark Funderburk MOWA/POWRi WAR shots from Jacksonville IL & Steve Koletar shots from Williams Grove PA are in SpeedShotz10/6

  • Column)BillW has notes from night 1 of the Short Track Nationals BillW's Knoxville News 10/6

  • OCRS)Impending rain fall forecasted for the region has established the need to cancel the AMERI-FLEX / OCRS sprint car event scheduled for Enid Speedway tonight. As of 9:45 am, The speedway has not called off their regular classes of the program. A decision whether to not to race those classes will be made around noon CST. Visit the speedway's Facebook page for the latest updates at: Enid Speedway Facebook Page No make-up date for the sprint cars has been established at this time. OCRS 10/6

  • Waynesfield Raceway Park OH)Tonight’s Fall Spectacular has been CANCELED! Due to pouring rain yesterday, continuous rain into today, & a forecast projected for more storms throughout the day, officials have made the decision to cancel tonight’s event! We apologize & thank you all for your support!10/6

  • MOWA)Rained out tonight at Jacksonville IL. 10/6

  • USAC WSO)Bratt Wilson of Sapulpa, Okla. is the 2018 USAC Wingless Sprnts Oklahoma Champion following a nail-biting finish in the series finale Friday night at Red Dirt Raceway. Wilson finished 10th in the 25-lap feature but it was good enough to edge Cameron Hagin by four points and Danny Smith by 12 in the final tally. Smith, of Sapulpa, won the feature over Johnny Kent, Hagin, Ty Hulsey and Tim Kent.USAC 10/6

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  • Photos)Jim DenHamer & Mark Funderburk MOWA/POWRi WAR shots from Jacksonville IL, Joe Orth & TWC Photos from Little Rock AR & Kris Keath shots from Williams Grove PA are in SpeedShotz10/6

  • I-30 Speedway AR)Current Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour points leader Sam Hafertepe, Jr., kicked off the 31st Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires by wiring the field in Friday night’s 27-lap preliminary feature atop the high-banked ¼-mile I-30 Speedway clay oval. The Sunnyvale, TX, shoe fended off a pair of Derek Hagar sliders for the point just past midway and went on to take the $2,527 winner’s share by eight car-lengths aboard the Fisher-powered Townline Variety/Heidbreder Foundation Service No. 15h J&J.

  • ASCS Mid South)I-30 Speedway AR Short Track Nationals night 1...A Feature 1 (27 Laps): 1. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr, [1]; 2. 9JR-Derek Hagar, [2]; 3. 1X-Tim Crawley, [6]; 4. 52-Blake Hahn, [3]; 5. 14-Jordon Mallett, [7]; 6. 86-Tony Bruce Jr, [4]; 7. 99B-Brady Bacon, [16]; 8. 11G-Mike Goodman, [8]; 9. 10M-Morgan Turpen, [10]; 10. 47X-Dylan Westbrook, [14]; 11. 23-Seth Bergman, [11]; 12. 95X-Matt Covington, [15]; 13. 5J-Jamie Ball, [12]; 14. 44M-Chris Martin, [5]; 15. 99-Skylar Gee, [17]; 16. 51B-Joe B. Miller, [19]; 17. 21A-Koty Adams, [13]; 18. 26-Marshall Skinner, [20]; 19. 17W-Harli White, [9]; 20. 21X-Carson Short, [18] ASCS10/6

  • POWRi WAR)Jacksonville IL...1 #24 Landon Simon 2 #00 Thomas Meseraull 3 #36d Dave Darland 4 #6 Mario Clouser 5 #5d Zach Daum 6 #99 Korey Weyant 7 #5c Colten Cottle 8 #22s Slater Helt 9 #1 Mitch Wissmiller 10 #65b Quinton Benson 11 #78 Rob Cano Jr 12 #n2 Nic Harris 13 #12 Wesley Smith 14 #65 Chris Parkinson 15 #38 Chet Williams 16 #16 Anthony Nicholson 17 #77k Katlynn Leer 18 #45 Adam Wilfong 19 #88 Terry Babb 20 #56 Mitchell Davis 21 #24x Kyle Simon 22 #52f Logan Faucon 10/6

  • MOWA)Jacksonville IL...1 #24 Rico Abreu 2 #29 Joey Moughan 3 #5X Justin Peck 4 #9X Paul Nienhiser 5 #14 Tony Stewart 6 #50 Bill Balog 7 #12 Robert Ballou 8 #67 Ryan Robinson 9 #79J Jacob Patton  10 #97 Austin ODell 11 #44 Cory Bruns 12 #01 Justin Standridge 13 #85 Mike Terry Jr 14 #65 Jordan Goldesberry 15 #9T Dylan Tuxhorn 16 #97M Brinton Marvel 17 #10S Jeremy Standridge 18 #53 Brayden Fox 19 #83 Bret Tripplett 20 #27 Tucker Klaasmeyer 21 #47 Terry Babb 22 #15M Jason Keith 10/6

  • Ocean Speedway CA)Ocean Sprints...1 #41S Dominic Scelzi 2 #17 Justin Sanders 3 #2 Brad Furr 4 #0 Bud Kaeding 5 #72W Kurt Nelson 6 #4S Michael Kofoid 7 #2K Kyle Offill 8 #8 Jeremy Chisum 9 #25Z Jason Chisum 10 #67V Danny Faria 11 #33W Tucker Worth 12 #88 Koen Shaw 13 #67 Vaughn Schott 14 #58 Evan Bonnema 15 #7H Jake Haulot 16 #2N James Ringo 17 #72JR Bradley Dillard 18 #1S Nathan Schank 19 #99 Wayne Katen 20 #07 Richard Fajardo 10/6

  • Williams Grove Speedway PA)Lance Dewease and Lucas Wolfe split a pair of 410 sprint car mains held at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night to lower the curtain on the 2018 racing season at the oval. Dewease’s win came in the make-up Al Hamilton Tribute/Dirt Classic Qualifier and was worth $5,077 for the 30-lap win. Wolfe wired the field in the regularly scheduled 410 sprint main to score a $3,800 payday. New England driver Kyle Smith took the checkers in the Keystone RaceSaver feature for 305 sprints to end the night and the year.Central PA 10/6

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  • FAST/BOSS)When the FAST 410 Championship Series embarks on it's 11th season in 2019 it will do so under new ownership. Aaron Fry, who created the Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS) in 2011, has assumed ownership of the FAST organization. FAST began in 2009 under Bryan Autullo, Scott Porter and Chris Kettman, sprint car fans who wanted to bring more recognition and funds to the teams that raced weekly at Attica Raceway Park and Fremont Speedway – thus the FAST acronym stood for Fremont Attica Sprint Title. Fremont Speedway Promoter Rich Farmer took over the FAST series in 2014 and expanded it to include a few other tracks and changed the name to simply FAST Championship Series. Press Releases10/6

  • US 36 Raceway MO)Due to heavy rains and wet conditions US 36 Raceway has no option but to cancel Saturday Night 10/6/2018 racing action. Every effort was made to race but Mother Nature just wouldn't cooperate. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused but we wanted to get the word out early for those traveling that we are cancelled.10/6

  • Stockton Dirt Track CA)For the first time opening night of "Tribute to Gary Patterson" weekend on Friday November 2nd at the Stockton Dirt Track will feature Winged 360 Sprint Cars! The non-sanctioned Winged 360 portion will pay out a Sprint Car Challenge Tour purse of $2500-to-win and $400-to-start the feature. Also competing on opening night is the C&H Veteran Ent. presents Hunt Magnetos Wingless Tour and Dwarf Cars. Saturday November 3rd will then be the 35th annual Tribute to GP featuring championship night for the King of the West-NARC 410 Sprint Cars and the Sprint Car Challenge Tour. Plenty of camping will be available for the double header. During the day on Saturday there will be a live band and car show, with driver autographs and more going on. The Stockton Dirt Track is a lightning fast 4/10-mile clay oval located on the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds in Stockton, California. The physical address is 1658 S Airport Way, Stockton, CA 95206. Be sure to like us on Facebook athttps://www.facebook.com/stocktondirt & follow along on Twitter https://twitter.com/StocktonDirt 10/6

  • Perris Auto Speedway CA)One of sprint car racings biggest fans and supporters, Mike Grosswendt, has been named Grand Marshal of the 23rd Annual Budweiser Oval Nationals Presented by All Coast Construction at Perris Auto Speedway. The race, which is an annual showdown between the USAC National and CRA Sprint Cars, takes place on November 8th, 9th and 10th and features a purse of more than $131,000.00. Press Releases10/6

  • ASCS Warrior)Weekend rained out at Lake Ozark MO on Friday and US 36 Raceway MO on Saturday. 10/6

Friday  October 5th

If you work just for money, you'll never make it, but if you love what you're doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours. Ray Kroc

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  • Thunder On The Hill)Trick or Treat, a Halloween Parade, Ghostly Ghouls and the MODS at the MADHOUSE make up a big night of Spooktacular racing on the “haunted hill” of Grandview Speedway Saturday night, October 13 for the finale of the 29th season of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series. The 358 Modifieds/Big Block modifieds will battle in the 21st running of the Traffic Jam, a 40 lap feature paying $5,000 to win, $1,000 for tenth and $500 to take the green for pre-entries of the 40 lap feature. The Sportsman and MASS Sprint cars will also be on the program that starts promptly at 6 PM. Press Releases10/5

  • Aaron Reutzel)Aaron Reutzel and the Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports No. 87 Sprint Car team are just one night removed from capturing the 2018 All Star Circuit of Champions title. The pursuit that kicked off in February all comes down to Saturday night’s series finale at Indiana’s Kokomo Speedway. If weather proves necessary, a Sunday rain date is available. Press Releases10/5

  • Brady Bacon)Brady Bacon returns to some familiar territory this weekend after an extended absence as a washed out USAC weekend alters the course to Little Rock, Arkansas, for the 31st running of the COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires at I-30 Speedway. Press Releases10/5

  • Greg Hodnett Memorial shirts and decals will be available at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night. We will be set up in turn one in the old thundercar pit area where fans can access us. Please stop out and help us keep Greg's memory alive. We will be open from the time gates open until we sell out. 10/5

  • Austin McCarl)The season is done for the TKS Motorsports team and Austin McCarl, though the list of accomplishments is long. In only their second full year working together, Austin McCarl and the Troy & Tammy Renfro-owned team finished atop the podium, claiming the 2018 Knoxville Raceway Track Championship in the 410 division, as well as scoring four wins at the famed half-mile. Press Releases10/5

  • Shane Stewart)As the season winds down, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series is set for their last start of the season in the Empire State this weekend. Kyle Larson Racing and Shane Stewart will make their one and only start of 2018 at Fulton (N.Y.) Speedway Saturday night. Press Releases10/5

  • Fremont Speedway OH/FAST)Fremont Speedway and the FAST Championship Series will hold an awards banquet to hand out point fund money on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Neely Center on the campus of Terra State Community College in Fremont. The top 10 in points in the Fort Ball Pizza Palace 410 Sprints; Fremont Federal Credit Union 305 Sprints; Burmeister Trophy Dirt Trucks; and McCullough Industries Limited Late Models will recieve awards as will the top 10 in the All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads FAST 410 Championship Series Presented by Ohio Logistics and the JLH General Contractor FAST 305 Championship Series Presented by Engine Pro. Press Releases10/5

Thursday  October 4th

I am not liked as a President by the politicians in office, in the press, or in Congress. But I am content to abide the judgment the sober second thought of the people. Rutherford B. Hayes

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  • Eldora Speedway OH)Eldora Speedway officials today confirmed the gate and start times for the re-scheduled World 100 on Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13 as well as the 65th Season Finale featuring the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series on Sunday, October 14. Press Releases10/4

  • USAC)Ongoing precipitation and a forecast for substantial additional rainfall has forced the cancellation of both of this weekend's USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car races, Friday, October 5 at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo. and the Saturday, October 6 event at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kans. The series now continues Friday, October 12, with the "Wabash Clash" at Indiana's Terre Haute Action Track for the Midwest finale on the famed half-mile at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds. The series points race is tight with Cullman, Alabama's Kevin Thomas, Jr. currently holding a 34-point lead over Indianapolis, Indiana's Tyler Courtney. Reigning series champ Chris Windom of Canton, Ill. resides third in the standings, 62 out of the lead.10/4

  • Team ILP)Inside Line Promotions clients Giovanni Scelzi and Seth Bergman each scored a feature victory last weekend. Scelzi became the youngest winner in World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series and Williams Grove Speedway history when he garnered a triumph on Friday during the opening night of the National Open at the half-mile oval in Mechanicsburg, Pa. Press Releases10/4

  • Robert Ballou)Getting back to his roots over the weekend, Robert Ballou traveled to Montpelier Speedway to do a little BOSS winged racing, the discipline in which his career started back in California. Making limited winged starts over the year, Ballou showed good speed on Saturday night, Ballou would close the night out with a fifth place finish. Press Releases10/4

  • Seth Bergman)Seth Bergman hit the double-digit win mark on Sunday when he claimed the 360 Fall Haul at 34 Raceway. The Sprint Invaders triumph was his 10th victory of the season and it marked the third time since 2014 he's scored at least 10 trips to Victory Lane. "We run a lot of races throughout the year and expect to win," he said. "I've won double-digit races before. The next step is I want to hit 20 wins. We've never had 20 wins in a season so that would be the next goal." Press Releases10/4

  • Willie Croft)After an extended schedule break in King of the West Series action, Willie Croft is geared up to return to action with the 410ci series when things resume Saturday night at Kern County Raceway Park in Bakersfield, CA. Press Releases10/4

  • DHR Suspension)DHR Suspension captured its first international victory of the year last Saturday when Jamie Veal won the Lord Mayor's Gold Cup at Valvoline Raceway in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. A pair of local drivers were also victorious that night as Eddie Gallagher claimed the 305ci winged sprint car main event and Lance O'Brien earned the stock cars triumph at Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark. Press Releases10/4

  • King Racing Products)In just 63 days the motorsports industry will gather to see the latest and greatest new products at the PRI trade show in Indianapolis Indiana. King Racing Products is putting the finishing touches on its new products that you will want to make sure see. King Racing Products will also have their 2019 catalog available during the trade show If you’re planning on attending make sure to stop by King Racing Products booth #1909 and grab a catalog & check out their new products. Racer Designed & Outlaw Proven www.kingracingproducts.com 10/4

  • Column)Duane Hancock has notes from Kokomo, Gas City & Montpelier INTri-State Outlook 10/4

  • USAC WC)The Light Up The World USAC Western States Midget Series presented by CBD Living Water is back in action this Saturday, October 6th at Santa Maria Raceway. Promoted by Nick Duggan, the ninth point race will also showcase the USAC West Coast vs Santa Maria 360 Sprint Cars, Sport Mods, Hobby Stocks, American Stocks, NMRA TQ Midgets, and Mini Dwarfs. Located in Nipomo, California, the front gates at "The West's Best Short Track" will open at 4:00pm and racing will begin at 5:30pm. For more information, visit the track’s website at www.santamariaraceway.com or call 310.493.4900.USAC 10/4

Wednesday  October 3rd

        An official GoFundMe page has been set up at https://www.gofundme.com/hodnett27.Memorial shirts and decals are in the works and will be available to order online. All official information will be posted on www.greghodnettmotorsports.com. A guestbook has also been set up on the website for fans to leave any memories they would like for the family.

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  • Greg Wilson)Greg Wilson is excited for this Saturday's World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series show in New York. Wilson and his Hercules Tires, DNC Hydraulics, Ohio Logistics and Gear Alloy Wheels backed team will compete at Fulton Speedway in Fulton, where he has improved his feature finish each of the last two years.  Press Releases10/3

  • Derek Hagar)Derek Hagar has been dreaming about becoming a Short Track Nationals champion. It's arguably the biggest event of the season for the Arkansas native and it's a title that has evaded him thus far in his career. The next opportunity to capture the crown is this Friday and Saturday when I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., hosts the 31st annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals with the ASCS Mid-South Region.  Press Releases10/3

  • Joe Trenca)Joe Trenca is hopeful familiar surroundings will have a positive impact this Saturday when the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series visits one of his home tracks. The Mucci Motorsports driver will face 'The Greatest Show on Dirt' at Fulton Speedway in Fulton, N.Y., which is a short drive from his shop.  Press Releases10/3

  • RJ Johnson)R.J. Johnson is excited to announce his racing plan for next season is to partner with veteran car owner Mike VanderEcken. "I moved here from Florida about 10 years ago," Johnson said. "Since I was 16-years-old I raced with my parents. I took over financially three or four years ago, but they were still involved. They want to do some other stuff and they deserve to do that. I needed to partner with someone to keep going and Mike VanderEcken is perfect. We're going to join up and race together. Next year will be his 30th year of racing."  Press Releases10/3

  • Ian Madsen)Ian Madsen and KCP Racing are pointed towards Fulton Speedway on Saturday night after scoring 13th and 19th place finishes at Williams Grove Speedway during the National Open this past weekend.  Press Releases10/3

  • Pokorski Motorsports)Paul Pokorski and his Pokorski Motorsports team completed a season highlighted by remarkable consistency by tallying an 11th-place showing in the Plymouth Dirt Track Racing-Midwest Sprint Car Association 360 Sprint Car season finale at the Sheboygan County Fairgrounds in Plymouth, Wis. on Saturday, Sept. 29.  Press Releases10/3

  • PRI Show)Motorsports legends Al Unser Sr. and Al Unser Jr. will help kick off the world’s premier event for motorsports professionals by headlining the Grand Opening Breakfast presented by MAVTV at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show on Thursday, December 6, 2018, in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Press Releases10/3

  • Column)Pat & Bruce Eckel have their final night of racing during the past weekend which was the Fall Nationals at Lawrenceburg Speedway for USAC sprints. A Typical Weekend 10/2

  • USAC WC)After a break in the schedule, the USAC West Coast Sprint Cars will return to Santa Maria Raceway this Saturday, October 6th. Promoted by Nick Duggan, the “Championship Night” is co-sanctioned with the Santa Maria 360 Sprints and will also feature the Light Up The World USAC Western States Midgets presented by CBD Living Water, Sport Mods, Hobby Stocks, American Stocks, NMRA TQ Midgets, and Mini Dwarfs. Located in Nipomo, California, the front gates at "The West's Best Short Track" will open at 4:00pm and racing will begin at 5:30pm. For more information, visit the track’s website at www.santamariaraceway.com or call 310.493.4900.USAC 10/3

  • USAC)Friday's USAC Wingless Sprints Oklahoma finale at Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla. will showcase the battle for series supremacy between three primary drivers. Point leader Brett Wilson has a 29-point lead over Cameron Hagin and a 52-point lead over Danny Smith as those three are expected to fight for the crown Friday. USAC 10/3

  • USAC)Jessica Bean leads the USAC Eastern Speed2 Midgets to this Saturday night's race at Orange County Speedway in Durham, N.C. She enjoys a 29-point lead over Nolan Allison entering the race. Mitchell Davis of Auburn, Ill. won Sunday night's Engler USAC IMRA Speed2 Midget finale at Spoon River Speedway in Canton, Ill., while Andy Baugh of Mason City, Ill. laid claim to the 2018 series championship. Trailing Mitchell Sunday were Sean Murphy, Brent Burrows, Tyler Roth and Daltyn England. Karter Sarff led the first 14 laps before Davis led the final six. USAC 10/3

  • SOD)The 2018 Engine Pro Sprints On Dirt presented by ARP Awards Banquet will take place at the Battle Creek (MI) Holiday Inn on Saturday, October 27th.  The season championship point fund will be distributed to the top 12 finishers in points who attend the banquet, as well as mini point funds and contingency cash and awards.   Press Releases10/3

  • POWRi West)The Lucas Oil POWRi West Midget League presented by Executive Concrete NWA makes its final stop of the season atop Oklahoma City’s 1/5-mile clay oval I-44 Riverside Speedway at this Saturday night’s “Twister Nationals”. Saturday’s card that goes green at 7:00 p.m. marks the sixth event of the year at I-44 Riverside Speedway for the POWRi West Midgets after last month’s card fell victim to Mother Nature.  Press Releases10/3

  • Column)"Notes from Showtime Speedway, September 29, 2018" byRichard Golardi Florida Open Wheel10/3

  • CRSA)The SuperGen Products with Champion Power Equipment CRSA Sprint Car Series returns to action on October 5th at the Thunder Mountain Speedway for the season finale. The event will see the two drivers battle it out for the points title and other battle it out for their final positions.  Press Releases10/3

  • All Stars)The 2018 Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 Driver Championship, as well as the 2018 All Star Owner Championship, will be decided at ‘Indiana’s Baddest Bullring’ - Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Ind., on Saturday, October 6. All Stars 10/3

  • Must See Racing)The Must See Racing Sprint Car Series has announced a renewal of its partnership with Specialty Tires of America and its American Racer brand. Under the new agreement, American Racer will continue to be the official tire of Must See Racing. The relationship between the two sides dates back to the series’ inaugural season in 2010 and will cross the 10-year milestone at the end of the upcoming year.  Press Releases10/3

  • USAC CRA)Securing the lead from R.J. Johnson on lap seventeen, “The Demon” Damion Gardner (Concord, CA) streaked to last Saturday’s “Hall of Fame Classic” victory at Arizona Speedway. Racing Mark Alexander’s #4 Trench Shoring / Weld Racing Spike, Gardner earned his fifth AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car triumph over Logan Seavey, hard charger Brody Roa, Johnson, and Friday night winner Jake Swanson.USAC 10/3

Tuesday  October 2nd

    The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made. Groucho Marx

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  • ESS)Tonight's event Utica Rome Speedway NY has been cancelled due to rain.10/2

  • Len Sammons Productions)The Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP Racing Fuels will make its debut at The New York State Fairgrounds Exposition Center in Syracuse, NY on Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9, 2019. The Syracuse program will include two complete programs with qualifying and feature events for the Three Quarter (TQ) Midgets, Slingshots and Champ Karts both on Friday and Saturday nights. Press Releases10/2

  • I-30 Speedway AR)I-30 Speedway’s always greatly-anticipated Short Track Nationals is upon us once again as the prestigious event takes place for the 31st time this weekend. With the entry list already at 56 with more expected, racers from throughout will converge upon Little Rock’s I-30 Speedway for the 31st Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires that takes place this Thursday through Saturday, October 4-6. Following a Test ‘N Tune session on Thursday night, October 4, a $2,527-to-win preliminary event on Friday night will precede the Saturday, October 6, $10,041-to-win STN championship finale. Press Releases10/2

  • ISCS)All roads led to Coos Bay Speedway on Saturday, September 29th, for the Interstate Sprint Car Series. The “Clay By The Bay Of The West” hosted the final leg to the 2018 campaign for the group and an impressive twenty-nine entries filled the pit area. The American states of Oregon, Washington, and California were represented along with the Australian state of New South Wales. Press Releases10/2

  • Terry McCarl)TMAC wrapped up the races he will run in the state of Iowa last weekend, scoring two podium finishes in the Scott Bonar-owned Midland Performance #50 with the Sprint Invaders at 34 Raceway during the inaugural “Fall Haul.” Next on the schedule for McCarl will be a trip west to jump in the Offill family-owned #88 to take on a stout field at one of the premier 360 events in the country, the Trophy Cup. Press Releases10/2

  • Harli White)Harli White is down to only of handful of races remaining this season and her final visit of the year to Arkansas will be this weekend for the 31st annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals. White will invade I-30 Speedway in Little Rock on Friday and Saturday for the marquee event. Press Releases10/2

  • Dominic Scelzi)Dominic Scelzi's return to racing yielded a pair of podium finishes last weekend at Silver Dollar Speedway, which showcased more than 50 drivers during the Fall Nationals. Scelzi, who had been sidelined for approximately a month because of a fracture in his leg, produced a third-place run on Friday before charging from 21st to second on Saturday at the quarter-mile oval. Press Releases10/2

  • Kraig Kinser)Kraig Kinser is 4-for-4 in earning top-10 results at Fulton Speedway entering a World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series show at the oval in Fulton, N.Y., this Saturday. Kinser recorded an eighth-place result during his debut in 2005 before netting a career-best fourth-place finish in 2010. He added an eighth-place run in 2014 and was seventh last year. Press Releases10/2

  • Channin Tankersley)Channin Tankersley plans to return to action this Friday and Saturday at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., during the 31st annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals with the ASCS Mid-South Region. "I'm honestly just hoping for a smooth weekend," he said. "We've started strong at the Short Track Nationals during previous years only to be caught up in a crash. There's a lot of great competition there and it's a small track so there's bound to be some crashes. I just hope we can make it through this year's event without being involved in any." Press Releases10/2

  • Alex Hill)Alex Hill is looking forward to tackling the 31st annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals this weekend at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., with the ASCS Mid-South Region. Hill suffered misfortune during the event for two consecutive years prior to not competing in it last year. Press Releases10/2

  • Jack Dover)Last weekend Mother Nature intervened when Jack Dover planned on doing double duty at his home track. This Saturday Dover will travel to Missouri and will attempt to race both 360ci and 305ci winged sprint cars at U.S. 36 Raceway in Osborn. It will mark the season finale for the ASCS Warrior Region. Press Releases10/2

  • Trey Starks)Trey Starks highlighted the Champion Racing Oil National Open with a sixth-place run last Friday at Williams Grove Speedway, where he garnered his career-best result with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. The Gobrecht Motorsports driver qualified fourth quickest in his group, which earned a front row starting position in a heat race. Press Releases10/2

  • Kerry Madsen)Big Game Motorsports will take one more weekend off before finishing the season strong by partaking in the final nine World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series races. The Muddy sponsored team is preparing for the final stretch of the year, which features trips to six different states during a four-weekend span. Press Releases10/2

  • Giovanni Scelzi)Giovanni Scelzi has accomplished a lot of amazing feats during his young career, but his performance last weekend rises to the top. Scelzi, who is a couple of months shy of his 17th birthday, became the youngest winner in World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series and Williams Grove Speedway history on Friday when he won the opening night of the Champion Racing Oil National Open. Press Releases10/2

  • Brian Brown)Brian Brown recorded a pair of top-10 finishes during the Champion Racing Oil National Open last weekend at Williams Grove Speedway. Approximately 50 drivers invaded the half-mile oval during the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series doubleheader. The action began on Friday with Brown qualifying eighth quickest in his group. He then advanced from third to second place in a heat race to make a dash. Press Releases10/2

  • Brock Zearfoss)In one of the biggest races in Central PA, Brock Zearfoss and Destiny Motorsports went toe-to-toe with the hottest team in the state during the National Open on Saturday night until incident contact ended the team’s night while battling for the lead at Williams Grove Speedway. Press Releases10/2

  • Bubba DeCaires)Traveling to Chico, CA to take part in the Fall Nationals, Tribute to Stephen Allard over the weekend, Bubba DeCaires returned to the seat of the Dale Miller Motorsports entry to close out his rookie season aboard the potent No. 4SA machine. Press Releases10/2

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  • Shane Hopkins)Saturday night, Shane Hopkins took part in the 26th Annual Fall Nationals, Tribute to Stephen Allard aboard the Mike Dodds Motorsports No. 27 machine. Having some gremlins in his first night, Hopkins would finish 10th in the ‘B’. “I want to thank Mike Dodds for the opportunity to run his car at a race that means a lot to me,” Shane Hopkins said. “We had some bad luck early that put us in a hole, but we fought hard and ended up 10th in the ‘B’.” Press Releases10/2

  • Tanner Carrick)Looking to pick up another win at Silver Dollar Speedway to close the track’s 2018 campaign out, Tanner Carrick took part in the 26th Annual Fall Nationals over the weekend but bad luck would hamper results during both nights of action. “It was kind of a frustrating weekend, because we had some awesome speed during both nights,” Tanner Carrick said. “Unfortunately some bad luck in both features led to two ‘DNF’s.” Press Releases10/2

  • Cole Macedo)Coming oh so close to his first career win on numerous occasions in 2018, Cole Macedo was able to get over the hump and score that elusive win on Saturday night at Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, CA. “It feels great to finally get this car into victory lane,” Cole Macedo said. “I am happy for this team, they give me a great car every night and they all deserve this.” Press Releases10/2

  • Lucas Ashe)Taking part in the 26th Annual Fall Nationals at Silver Dollar Speedway over the weekend, Lucas Ashe would run the alphabet on Friday night before racing his way directly into the feature event out of heat race action on Saturday night. “With over 50 cars there both nights it was a huge accomplishment to race into the feature both nights,” Ashe said. “Steven Tiner helped us out on Friday night and everything went really well and we came from the ‘C’ to the ‘A’, and on Saturday night we had various people lending us help and we were able to charge form 9th to third in our heat and make the show a little easier.” Press Releases10/2

  • Tony Gualda)Saturday night, Tony Gualda and C&M Motorsports made the trip to Chico, CA’s Silver Dollar Speedway to take part in the 26th Annual Fall Nationals, Tribute To Stephen Allard to end the 2018 season at the Silver Dollar Fair Grounds. Leading laps early in the race, Gualda would find himself hanging on for dear life with a broken shock late in the race as he scored an eighth place finish. Press Releases10/2

  • Andy Forsberg)2018 Silver Dollar Speedway Track Champion, Andy Forsberg, closed the track’s 2018 season on Saturday night with a fourth place finish during the Fall Nationals, Tribute to Stephen Allard aboard the F&F Racing No. x1. “Friday night I couldn’t figure out to keep our car on the track in the feature, but on Saturday night I remembered what I was doing and it we a pretty good night that saw us close the SDS season out with a fourth place finish,” Andy Forsberg said. Press Releases10/2

  • Justyn Cox)Continuing to stay extremely hot, Justyn Cox flirted with a win at the Fall Nationals finale before settling for a third place finish which marked his fourth consecutive podium finish. “It has been a fun run lately. We have landed on the podium in the Van Dyke car, the Bates car, and now our car the last three straight weeks so that’s pretty cool,” Justyn Cox said. Press Releases10/2

  • Kyle Hirst)Taking part in the final event of the year at Silver Dollar Speedway, Kyle Hirst and Roth Motorsports put a tough Friday night behind them as they bounced back to win the Fall Nationals finale in thrilling fashion on Saturday night. “I hate that Sean Becker and I banged wheels there with a few laps to go racing for the lead, it definitely takes some of the fun out of this, but hats off to my guys for giving me a great car,” Kyle Hirst said. Press Releases10/2

  • Jeremy Campbell)With the 2018 weekly series at 81 Speedway coming to a close, Jeremy Campbell and the #10c team clinched their 8th track championship in 9 seasons this past weekend. With three wins over the regular season, and continued long lines at autograph sessions, plus the much loved victory donuts, Campbell continues to be a crowd favorite! “We love racing here and are really grateful to have a track continuing to support sprint cars and fans that keep coming back for more,” said Campbell. “We are 100% focused on these next two NCRA events and winning the NCRA Championship as well!” Press Releases10/2

  • OCRS)The 2018 racing season is winding down leaving race fans with their last few opportunities to catch the AMERI-FLEX / OCRS sprint cars in action before the curtain comes down for good. This weekend provides fans with a double shot of thrilling dirt slinging entertainment as events will take place this Saturday and Sunday. In addition to the champ sprint teams that make up the series, all Racesaver legal 305 sprints are invited to run this weekend providing those teams utilize the AMERI-FLEX / OCRS legal wings. OCRS 10/2

  • Miller Family Motorsports)The Miller Family Motorsports teams were back in action again for the final night of the 2018 season at the Plymouth Dirt Track (PDTR) this past Saturday night! Adam & Justin started the night out in the same heat race. Adam started 4th and would finish 3rd; Justin started 7th & finished 5th. Both brothers secured starting spots in the final A-main event of the season. Justin continued to stay focused on the points chase and would enter the A-main 23 points out of winning the championship at PDTR. Press Releases10/2

  • USAC)The season-opening kickoff to USAC's 2019 National calendar has expanded with the addition of USAC Midget National Championship racing to the February festivities at Bubba Raceway Park along with the annual appearance by the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship. "Winter Dirt Games has annually been one of the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars' greatest traditions over the past decade," said Levi Jones, USAC Series Coordinator. "The addition of USAC National Midgets to the event adds makes it even that much bigger. This is truly going to be a can't-miss event, and what a way it will be to open up the 2019 USAC season!" USAC 10/2

  • Perris Auto Speedway CA)Perris Auto Speedway promoter Don Kazarian has announced an increased purse for the west coast’s premier sprint car race, the 23rd Annual Budweiser Oval Nationals Presented by All Coast Construction. The race will take place on November 8th, 9th and 10th at the famous Riverside County half-mile clay oval. While first place prize money for the Saturday A Main will remain at $25,000.00, second place has increased from $10,000.00 to $15,000.00 and third place has increased from $5,000.00 to $10,000.00. In addition, the money to start the race has increased from $500.00 to $1,000.00. The Thursday and Friday A Mains will pay $5,000.00 to win and $500.00 to start. The total purse for the three-day show is a whopping $131,380.00.Press Releases10/2

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