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Lincoln WoO 5/13

Speedway  Motors/Champion Oil Points 5/15
1. 27 Greg Hodnett 557 5
2. 21 Brian Montieth 462 5
3. 48 Danny Dietrich 421 4
4. 19M Brent Marks 372
5. 1/5W Lucas Wolfe 292 1
6. 25 Aaron Ott 231 1
7. 14 Lance Dewease 215 1
8. 87 Alan Krimes 210
9. 11c Cory Haas 192
10. 17B Steve Buckwalter 155 1

5/19 New Egypt NJ WoO
5/22 Williams Grove
5/23 Port Royal
5/23 Lincoln
5/24 Selinsgrove

 

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This is a collection of some of the best writers and photographers in the country all with one purpose in mind SPRINT CARS. We have every corner of the U.S. covered here so sit back and check out some of the great columns, race results, & photos. If you have any sprint car news, results, or photos please send them to me. 
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KO's Indiana Bullring Scene Kevin Oldham 5/17 Sliders Corner Bill Woodside 4/27 Hoosier Race Report Danny Burton (IN) 5/19
Florida Open Wheel Richard Golardi 5/19 Tri-State Outlook Duane Hancock (OH/IN/MI) 5/21 Not Just Another Racing Column Pastor Dudley Balmer 2/28
Dirt Divas Camisha Miller 1/15

From the Grandstand Ron Rodda (CA) 5/12

A Typical Weekend Pat & Bruce Eckel 5/20

BillW's Knoxville News Bill Wright 5/10 Cravin Racin Dana Kuyawa  5/18 Sprint Car Notes Gaye Carmichael 4/18
Wags World Ken Wagner 5/11 Directory Assistance Gordy Killian Runnin The High Groove Paul Kuyawa 5/18

Attica Raceway Park 5-15-15    #39 Jamie Miller 305 sprint feature winner   by action photos

Daryn Pittman wins World of Outlaws New Egypt NJ 5/19/15 by Steve Koletar

 

 

Colby Carter wins at Cottage Grove Speedway OR

 

Young DJ Netto puts together an impressive drive to score his first career King of the West 410 victory at Thunderbowl Raceway on Saturday   Collin Markle

 

 

Ohsweken Speedway May 15 winner 360 Parker Price-Miller    photographs by Dale Calnan - www.ImageFactor.ca

Shane Cottle picks up the Kokomo Speedway Sprint Car Feature win aboard Paul Hazens #57   Travis Branch

Bobby Santos is on the pole for the 67th running of the Little 500 in Anderson, In. Max Dolder photo

  

 

Daryn Pittman wins World of Outlaws New Egypt NJ 5/19/15 by Steve Koletar

Say What!

“On that last restart I could feel Dale shoving me so I just jammed on the brake and then matted it and figured we were okay,” Cap Henry winning Attica OH FAST.

“Greg was setting a pretty good pace. He got a good start on us,You need traffic to be able to get by guys. He was moving all over the place and we were passing some really good cars there.” Donny Schatz winning Williams Grove PA WoO

"I saw Thomas (Meseraull) at the end, and that got me a little nervous knowing he could get a decent run off the bottom, but we got a good enough run and got some good momentum back after a tough weekend at Eldora.Brady Bacon winning Gas City IN USAC Sprints

 

Blake Robertson is all smiles after making it 2 western RaceSaver wins in a row at the Tulare Thunderbowl.

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What's Coming Up

World of Outlaws
5/22 Concord NC
5/25 Lawrenceburg IN

ASCS
5/22 Waco TX
5/22 Corley TX
5/23 Mesquite TX
5/24 Highlands TX
5/24 California MO

NSL
5/22 Jackson MN
5/24 Brandon SD
5/28 Farmington MO

All Stars
5/22 Plymouth IN
5/23-24 Fremont OH

Little 500
5/23 Anderson IN

Nebraska 360
5/23 McCool Junction NE
5/24 Greenwood NE

Badger
5/23-24 Sun Prarie WI

POWRi
5/23-24 Sun Prarie WI

USAC SW
5/23-24 Peoria AZ

ARDC
5/24 Bechtelsville PA

NRA
5/22 Lima OH
5/23 Waynesfield OH
5/24 Rossburg OH

ESS
5/23 Fonda NY
5/24 Vernon NY

URSS
5/24 Wakeeney KS

SOD
5/22 Lima OH
5/23 Waynesfield OH
5/24 Rossburg OH

USAC/CRA
5/23 Perris CA

USAC Silver Crown
5/23 Brownsburg IN

Civil War
5/23 Marysville CA
5/24 Chico CA

WAR
5/23 Moberly MO

KISS
5/22 Bloomington IN
5/24 Haubstadt IN

BOSS
5/23 Mercer PA

MSCS
5/22 Bloomington IN
5/23 Putnamville IN
5/24 Haubstadt IN

OVSCA
5/22 Stewart OH
5/23 Chillicothe OH

Patriots
5/23 Jamestown NY
5/24 Hammett PA

IRA
5/24 Francis Creek WI

UMSS
5/22 St Croix Falls MN
5/23 Rice Lake WI

USCS
5/23 Byrum MS
5/24 Greenville MS
5/25 Atwood TN
5/28 Eastaboga AL

MOWA
5/23 Pevely MO
5/24 Quincy IL

Sprint Invaders
5/24 Burlington IA

CRSA
5/22 Afton NY

 

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Kody Swanson won the Hoosier 100 for USAC Silver Crown cars Thursday night in Indianapolis, In. Max Dolder photo

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Friday May 22nd 2015 

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. F. Scott Fitzgerald

2:00am

RESULTS...

  • Devils Bowl Speedway TX)Rained out Saturday 5/23. 5/22
  • SLS Promotions/Lakeside KS)The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series will once again visit Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City this year as O’Reilly Auto Parts Presents the Outlaws at Lakeside. This year’s edition of the event is set for Saturday, June 6 at the semi-banked, four-tenths-mile.Press Releases5/22
  • USAC)Kody Swanson etched his name in the record books as a two-time "Hoosier Hundred" winner on Thursday night at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, as he distanced himself from the field over the final laps to earn his tenth career Silver Crown Series victory, tying him for ninth on the all-time list with Mike Bliss and Gary Bettenhausen. USAC 5/22

PRESS...

  • Devils Bowl Speedway TX)Rained out Saturday 5/23. 5/22
  • SLS Promotions/Lakeside KS)The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series will once again visit Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City this year as O’Reilly Auto Parts Presents the Outlaws at Lakeside. This year’s edition of the event is set for Saturday, June 6 at the semi-banked, four-tenths-mile.Press Releases5/22
  • Donny Schatz)Reaching new heights and continuing to get better has been the ongoing goal the past few seasons for Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing’s Donny Schatz and the Bad Boy Buggies/Chevrolet Performance team in the rugged World of Outlaws (WoO) Sprint Car Series. The six-time and reigning WoO champion is off to a tremendous start in 2015 and is looking to continue building momentum during one of the biggest weekends in motorsports at a pair of tracks where he’s traditionally been extremely successful. Press Releases5/22
  • Shane Stewart)For the first time in 2015, Larson Marks Racing will compete at what it considers its hometrack, The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The Larson Marks Racing shop is located in Mooresville, N.C., just 20 miles northwest of the track. In this race one year ago, driver Shane Stewart, was involved in an accident on a restart in the feature event that ended the team's night prematurely with a 21st-place finish. Press Releases5/22
  • Taylor Ferns)Indiana is the place to be for open wheel racing in the days leading up to and including Memorial Day. Taylor Ferns will hit the track on Hoosier soil twice in the coming days as she races at a pair of Indiana ovals in winged sprint car events. She will compete with both the All Stars and World of Outlaws in a four-day period aboard the Eco-Mend/Jimmy’s Towing Maxim. Press Releases5/22
  • Team ILP)A handful of Inside Line Promotions drivers captured a top-five finish last weekend. Dale Blaney powered his Mainstream Holdings, Inc., sponsored sprint car to a runner-up result on Friday at Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio. Press Releases5/22
  • SLS Promotions/Greenwood NE)The NAPA Auto Parts Outlaw Showdown at I-80 Speedway on Friday, June 5, accounts for one of just two visits by the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series to the state of Nebraska in 2015. The event will also feature the Malvern Bank SLMR Late Model Series. After a 12-year hiatus, the World of Outlaws returned to the semi-banked four-tenths-mile last season, with Joey Saldana claiming the victory.
  • SLS Promotions/Kokomo IN)Kokomo Speedway in Indiana welcomes the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Wednesday, June 3 for a full night of racing at the always thrilling quarter-mile bullring. The event this season will mark the fourth straight season that the series has visited Kokomo and will be the 24th overall World of Outlaws race at the track, dating back to the series inaugural 1978 season. There have been five different winners in each of the last five World of Outlaws races at Kokomo Speedway.Press Releases5/22
  • Justin Miller)The Arbor Green Contractors, KenJay Fiedler Excavating, In Motion Dance Studio, Meyer Motors, BMG Designs, Glacier Transit and Storage, Richard Wirtz Attorney at Law, Curve In Bar, Bane Nelson, Meyer Farms and R&H Enterprises,Triple X racing Chassis powered by Tiry Engines 360, Afco Shocks, Velocity Wings, and American Racer Tires #15M was victorious in Saturday night's race at the Plymouth Dirt Track. Press Releases5/22
  • Ohsweken Speedway ONT)The 2015 season is underway at Ohsweken Speedway, and our special events are quickly approaching! Ticket orders for all major events at Ohsweken can be made 24/7 online at http://ohswekenspeedway.ticketforce.com 5/22
  • BOSS)After back to back rainouts the last 2 weeks, the Mo Vaughn Transport - Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series will now open its season outside of the buckeye state for the first time in tour history. Mercer Raceway Park in Mercer, Pennsylvania will play host to the traveling stars and cars of the fastest growing sprint car series in the nation this Saturday night. More than 20 drivers representing six states have indicated their intention to tour full time in 2015. Press Releases5/22
  • World of Outlaws)Brad Sweet, the reigning Kevin Grobecht Rookie of the Year recipient, entered 2015 with a new crew chief and a goal to build consistency and success. With 27 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series races in the books, Sweet sits third in the points and has two wins on the year - one at Volusia Speedway Park during DIRTcar Nationals and another at Calistoga Speedway. By any measure, the year has so far been successful for the second year team - especially when considering at this point last year, they sat sixth in the championship standings. DIRT/World of Outlaws 5/22
  • Aaron Reutzel)Knoxville Raceway hasn’t always been particularly kind to Aaron Reutzel. But that could be changing, as Reutzel showed impressive speed in his first 410-ci Sprint Car outing atop the storied -mile clay oval last Saturday. Reutzel and the Shark-powered BC Fundz/Basic One Services No. 87 Triple X Sprint Car team will be back for more 410-ci action at Knoxville on Saturday night, sandwiched between a pair of FVP National Sprint League events at Minnesota’s Jackson Speedway on Friday and then Huset’s Speedway near Sioux Falls, SD, on Sunday. Press Releases5/22
  • ASCS Lucas Oil)Looking to get action back on track, the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real will see three nights of competition across the states of Kansas and Nebraska with events kicking off on Friday, May 29 at the Salina Speedway in Salina, Kan. ASCS 5/22
  • ASCS Gulf South)With heavy rains falling throughout the day, and a forecast calling for more, officials with the Shady Oaks Speedway in Goliad, Texas have made the call to cancel events with the Southern Trailer Works ASCS Gulf South Region presented by Griffith Truck and Equipment scheduled for Saturday, May 23. Track management is currently seeking a date to reschedule the event. The ASCS Gulf South Region is still on schedule to compete at the Heart O’ Texas Speedway in Waco, Texas on Friday, May 22 and Battleground Speedway in Highlands, Texas on Sunday, May 24. Any driver who can win both events will get a $1,000 bonus. 5/22

Thursday May 21st 2015 

Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases. John Adams

1:00pm

PRESS...

  • Shane Golobic)Coming off a strong weekend that saw a pair of 2nd place finishes Fremont, California’s Shane Golobic will look to continue his ultra consistent start to the campaign this Saturday & Sunday in Marysville & Chico. So far in this early season out west few have tallied better results than the 23-year-old San Jose State graduate, who has competed in a number of races across multiple different series throughout California. Press Releases5/21
  • Cory Haas)Despite the recent weekend ending quicker than expected, Cory Haas and the Barshinger ‘11C’ team are set to return to competition this Friday evening, May 22nd. Haas, who made contact with the Williams Grove Speedway turn three guardrail during World of Outlaws qualifying on May 15th resulting in a destroyed race car, will rejoin the ‘Pennsylvania Posse’ for the annual charity event this Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway. Haas will battle for a $4,000 top prize on Friday night, with the feature winner also determining which charity will receive a donation from Williams Grove Speedway. Cory Haas finds himself sixth in the current Williams Grove Speedway track championship chase as he continues to hunt down that first win of 2015. Press Releases5/21
  • OCRS)Due to the recent rain that has fallen on the Caney Valley Speedway this week and the forecast for additional heavy rainfall for the upcoming holiday weekend, the AmeriFlex Hose & Accessories / Oil Capital Racing Series Memorial Day weekend sprint car event for this Saturday night is postponed. Officials from the Caney Valley Speedway and the AmeriFlex / OCRS series will announce a make-up date in the near future. The next event for the roving sprint car warriors will be Saturday night May 30th at the Lawton Speedway in Lawton Oklahoma. Sean McClelland will be looking to score two in a row at Lawton as he took checkers at the historic racetrack on April 25th to best a field of 38 entries. 5/21
  • MSCS/KISS)The next race scheduled to be held at the Tri-State Speedway will be on Sunday May 24th. The King of Indiana Sprint Series will be making its’ single appearance of each season to headline this show. The decision to offer the KISS race as part of the Memorial Weekend Classic was made in 2012. The series has just two remaining stops on a schedule that offers racing at 7 Hoosier dirt tracks. The 30 lap feature will pay $2,500 to win. Press Releases5/21
  • Waynesfield Raceway Park OH)The first must-see sprint car event of the year hits the high banks of Waynesfield Raceway Park in Waynesfield, Ohio this Saturday, May 23. The Howard Johnson Inn of Lima, home of the Waynesfield Raceway Park racers discount, presents the 2015 Memorial Classic featuring the K&L Ready Mix NRA Sprint Invaders and the Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt. Last year’s installment brought a field of over thirty 360-sprint cars representing both series in a battle for bragging rights. Press Releases5/21
  • Alan Krimes)Back to business as usual this weekend for ‘Super’ Alan Krimes. The Denver, Pennsylvania native will make routine visits to the Williams Grove Speedway and Lincoln Speedway this Friday and Saturday, May 22nd & 23rd; ready to continue his hunt for that first win of 2015. The driver of the Wayne Corini, Krimes Racing Engines, VRP Shocks, no. 87 ‘ 410’ sprint car will enter the weekend 8th in the current Hoseheads Central Pennsylvania standings, and second in the Lincoln Speedway track championship chase. Press Releases5/21
  • Max Stambaugh)The upcoming Memorial Day weekend will be packed to the brim for Elida, Ohio native Max Stambaugh. ‘Mad Max’ will enter three separate events at three different Ohio venues during the holiday weekend; all three sanctioned by the K&L Ready Mix NRA ‘360’ Sprint Invaders. Stambaugh, pilot of the Specialized Therapy, Biggies Coast to Coast, Triple JJJ, Tim Hogan's Carpet, Texas Roadhouse, Dale’s Concrete, K & L Ready Mix, Robb Avenue Body Shop, Radio Hospital, no. 6M ‘360’ sprint car, will join the NRA Sprint Invaders at the Limaland Motorsports Park, Waynesfield Raceway Park, and Eldora Speedway during the upcoming weekend.Press Releases5/21
  • Montpelier Motor Speedway IN)The Montpelier Motor Speedway Midgets will return for round #2 this Saturday Night, May 23rd with a near perfect forecast for the Memorial Day Weekend event. The Montpelier Motor Speedway Midget series season opener found a photo finish between Shane Hollingsworth and Chett Gerhke with transponder data declaring Gehrke as the winner. For the Oklahoma native, it was his first career Montpelier feature win at the 112 year old racing facility. The May 23rd Midget race will have major implications on the 2015 series championship chase as all top 10 competitors and Rookie of the Year candidates are within a handful of points of each other. Press Releases5/21
  • Mercer Raceway Park PA)Who could blame track manager Frank Benic and B.O.S.S.-man Aaron Fry if they sing a duet of "Rain, Rain, Go Away" Saturday at Mercer Raceway Park? Both the speedway and the region's premiere non-wing sanctioning body have been hard hit by inclement weather so far in 2015. But, the extended forecast for the holiday weekend is looking favorable for the first of two consecutive Sprint Car specials. And, were that not enough to appease any motorsport enthusiast, Sunday evening the track will host the All American Spring Nationals Pulling Event presented by the All American "Smoker Series" on May 24. The pull will have a rain date of May 25, if needed. Press Releases5/21
  • Team Turner Racing)Jamie Turner and sons Cory and Ryan brought their Team Turner Racing Sprint Cars to three different tracks during the Victoria Day holiday weekend. MAY 15 - OHSWEKEN Jamie, Cory, and Ryan, and the team kicked off the weekend at Ohsweken Speedway, where 22 drivers signed in for the first race of the track's 20th anniversary season. The track was tacky and fast with a treacherous rut in the first turn. Press Releases5/21
  • Column)Duane Hancock has notes from Gas City IN and Fremont OH in Tri-State Outlook 5/21
  • ESS)Good things come to those who wait…has there been truer words? Five weeks after the scheduled opener for the 2015 season with the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) the green flag will finally be waived. Fonda and Utica-Rome Speedways will showcase $2,000 to win A-Mains to kick off the 32nd Anniversary Tour. Press Releases5/21
  • Max Johnston)Explosive Sydney Sprintcar young gun Max Johnston has secured a unique and spectacular driving opportunity overseas. The 21 year old will make his World of Outlaws debut in Canada in July-August after securing a one-off drive with Five Five Motorsports for two rounds. Press Releases5/21
  • RPM Speedway TX)We are proud to launch the new RPMdirt.com website! On the web site you can find several answers to questions that many have had. Parking Spots and Registration answers can be found on the "REGISTER" page. Subjects like: Schedule, Divisions, Track Phone Number and other general topics are still being formulated. Visit http://www.rpmdirt.com for current and future information.5/21
  • King of the West)The fine folks at Kaeding Performance have once again put together the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series nightly contingency program in 2015. Teams that support KWS have the chance to earn nightly awards by displaying the decals handed out. The program is always one of the best when it comes to Sprint Car racing. KoW, JH Wingless, Civil War 5/21
  • DIRTVision)The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to The Dirt Track at Charlotte on Friday, May 22nd for the Circle K/NOS Energy Drink Outlaw Showdown. Catch all of the racing from the comfort of your own home. The LIVE video subscription is only $21.95! Coverage is scheduled to begin at approximately 6:00 PM EST with hot laps. For a complete DIRTVision broadcast schedule, visit www.dirtvision.com. By purchasing the DIRTVision subscription from Charlotte, you will have access to come back and watch the archive anytime at DIRTVision.com. 5/21
  • National Sprint Car Museum)Tonight’s “Sprint Car 101: An Evening with Wayne Johnson” forum at the National Sprint Car Museum will be streamed live at www.ustream.tv/channel/sprintcarhof. The program, which is free and open to the public, will begin promptly at 7 p.m. Central. Museum special events coordinator David Herrmann said today, “We are trying to branch out and reach more people with our live-streaming of events here at the museum. So, if you can’t be in Knoxville tonight, you will still want to catch versatile veteran Wayne Johnson on-line as he talks about his life and his sprint car racing career.”5/21
  • IRA)Have you got so many Memorial Day weekend plans you don’t know what to do? Allow us to help you decide! If you want REAL excitement we can recommend the sound and visual fury of winged 410 outlaw sprints, ripping around a tight quarter-mile clay oval while doing wheelstands at a speed that seemingly defies the laws of physics? Sound fun?!? It is and needs to be seen to be believed! IRA 5/21

Wednesday May 20th 2015 

America's a family. We all yell at each other. It all works out. Louis C. K.

11:00pm

PRESS...

  • Austin McCarl)It has been a good start to the season for Austin McCarl in his #17A. He has three events in the books the last two weeks and has failed to finish outside the top fourteen. In a pair of NSL races and a Knoxville weekly show, he has also qualified in the top nine each time. This Memorial Day weekend will be a busy one that sees him in Jackson, Minnesota for the Folkens Bros. Trucking Spring Nationals on Friday with the FVP National Sprint League, in Knoxville on Saturday, and with the NSL again Sunday at Huset’s Speedway in Brandon, South Dakota. Press Releases5/20
  • Williams Grove Speedway PA)Williams Grove Speedway’s Saturday Night Series returns to action this week. The third event in the 16-race series will occur on the famed clay half-mile oval. Blazer’s Body Super Sportsman, Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models and Aquafun Pools Street Stocks will be in action. Press Releases5/20
  • Winter Heat)The inaugural Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown proved to be an immediate success on the track at Cocopah Speedway last January. Meanwhile, the event was an achievement away from the 3/8-mile oval as well. A recent study by the Yuma County Chamber of Commerce showed that the local economy was boosted by $2.4 million during the five-race, nine-day event throughout the first two weeks of this year. That was approximately a quarter of the track's $10.1 million annual effect on the local community. Press Releases5/20
  • Travis Rilat)Travis Rilat is set to tackle two tracks in different states this weekend. Rilat will compete on Saturday at Skagit Speedway in Alger, Wash., with Richard Saumure before returning home to Texas for Sunday's ASCS Gulf South Region event at Battleground Speedway in Highlands for the 13th annual Memorial Day Classic. Press Releases5/20
  • Racin Boys)The RacinBoys Broadcasting Network will showcase a pair of upcoming Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour events via Pay-Per-View. RacinBoys will offer live video of the premier 360ci sprint car series on Saturday, May 30, at Eagle Raceway in Eagle, Neb., during the Hinchman Racewear Eagle Nationals and on Sunday, May 31, at Belleville High Banks in Belleville, Kan. Press Releases5/20
  • TBJ Promotions)Jack Dover is eager to start a new streak after his six-year span of at least one Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour feature win was snapped last season. The best opportunity for the Nebraska native is at Eagle Raceway in Eagle, Neb., which hosts the premier 360ci sprint car series on Saturday, May 30, for the Hinchman Racewear Eagle Nationals. Press Releases5/20
  • Downforce Designs)Downforce Designs continues to grow into a leader within the apparel industry. The Washington state based company recently completed apparel for World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series driver Paul McMahan, UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions competitor Chad Kemenah and Seven-Time Defending IRA Outlaw Sprint Series champion Bill Balog among others. Press Releases5/20
  • Shane Stewart)Shane Stewart and Larson Marks Racing team ended their four-race East Coast swing with two top-five and four top-10 finishes in what is considered one of the season's toughest weeks of competition. "To get through Pennsylvania with four top-10 finishes in four starts is a great testament to how hard Scotty (Martin) and Andrew (Seamans) are working," said Stewart. "We're hanging in there and remaining consistently inside the top five and top 10. Hoping that those start transferring into more wins, too." Press Releases5/20
  • Wayne Johnson)A new chassis/motor combination proved lethal for Wayne Johnson and the #77x team at Knoxville Raceway in Iowa on Saturday. The Knoxville, Iowa driver took the 360 victory, the 11th in his career at Knoxville, aboard a Cool Chassis powered by Fisher Racing Engines. This weekend will find Wayne racing a 410 at the Folkens Bros. Trucking Spring Nationals at Jackson Speedway in Minnesota on Friday, and at Knoxville on Saturday. Press Releases5/20
  • Civil War)Memorial Day weekend has morphed into a marquee date for the Civil War Series presented by Flowmaster. The holiday week is upon us, and the 16th Annual Mel Hall Memorial will offer drivers a minimum of $3,000 to win on Saturday night at the Marysville Raceway, before the Silver Dollar Fair Race on Sunday night showcases the series in front of a capacity crowd. KoW, JH Wingless, Civil War 5/20
  • Don Droud Jr)The second time out for the TKS Motorsports #2KS team and Don Droud Jr. went very well. After charging to second in the B, the Lincoln, Nebraska driver came from the back of the feature field to finish sixth. That earned the team hard-charger honors in the 410 class. They will be back at it this Saturday night at Knoxville. Press Releases5/20
  • Pitstop USA)The first round of the Pit Stop USA Sprint Car Shootout is fast approaching with the first of the four events scheduled for June 6th at Petaluma Speedway. The Pit Stop USA Sprint Car Shootout for the Winged 360 Sprint Car Division will consist of four events with the winner of each main event taking home $2000. The driver with the most points over the four Pit Stop USA Sprint Car Shootout events will receive $1000 for the Pit Stop USA Sprint Car Shootout Championship. All Pit Stop USA Sprint Car Shootout events will also award regular Pit Stop USA Sprint Car Series 2015 championship points. Press Releases5/20
  • Hoosier Hundred)A.J. Foyt, Parnelli Jones, Mario Andretti, Al Unser, Pancho Carter, Gary Bettenhausen, Jack Hewitt, and many more greats are former winners of the historic Hoosier Hundred at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Thursday night, May 21, another name will enter the history books. It won’t be easy, as the list is filled with 34 strong competitors looking to find victory lane. Press Releases5/20
  • Perris Auto Speedway CA)Before the start of the USAC/CRA Sprint Car season, nobody could have predicted that Chino, California native Richard Vander Weerd would have been the hottest driver in the series. Heck, Vander Weerd himself would not have believed it. However, heading into this Saturday’s annual “Salute to Indy” at Perris Auto Speedway, he is indeed the hottest driver on the circuit and is one of the pre-race favorites for the annual classic. Press Releases5/20
  • Chad Kemenah)Chad Kemenah made the trip to the Weedsport Speedway in Weedsport, NY on Sunday to race with the World of Outlaws. The 2006 Outlaw Rookie of the Year is focusing on the All Star Circuit of Champions this season but whenever the team has a chance to race with the Outlaws the Hunter Racing No.10H will take advantage of it. Press Releases5/20
  • Joey Saldana)Joey Saldana and the Motter Equipment HE&M Saw Beltline Body Shop team are looking forward to defending last year’s World of Outlaws victory at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Friday, May 22. Saldana dominated competition during last year’s event, winning his heat, the dash, and then scored a wire-to-wire victory, notching his fourth career win at The Dirt Track. Press Releases5/20
  • FAST)It was a ‘clean sweep’ for Cap Henry and Genzman Racing during the recent weekend; winning Fremont/Attica Sprint Title or F.A.S.T. main events at Attica Raceway Park and Fremont Speedway. Henry, who now joins Dean Jacobs as a two-time F.A.S.T. ‘410’ Championship Series main event winner in 2015, climbed from fourth to second in the current F.A.S.T. standings after his impressive weekend; continuing his chase towards the $10,000 F.A.S.T. championship. Henry claimed victories at Attica and Fremont on Friday and Saturday, May 15th & 16th. Press Releases5/20
  • Robbie Stillwagon)In their only appearance in the state of New Jersey, Robbie Stillwaggon (Burlington NJ) and the 89 Quality Auto Body race team took their 410 sprint car and headed to New Egypt Speedway to compete with the famed World of Outlaws national traveling group. Press Releases5/20
  • Grandview Speedway PA)T.P. Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified racers, those who have not won so far this season, will be looking to add their name to the growing list of this year’s winners on Saturday night at Grandview Speedway. The 358 Modifieds have had five different winners out of the six events run so far this season showing that competition is very tough on the clay oval. In addition to the Modifieds the highly competitive BRC Late Models will be in action along with the action packed Sportsman stock cars. Press Releases5/20
  • WST)Todd Zeitler is looking forward to spending two nights with the Western Sprint Tour this weekend. The Medford native will take on the best 360 pilots of the Pacific Northwest region at Southern Oregon Speedway on Saturday May 23rd and Sunday the 24th at Cottage Grove. The Zeitler Brothers Chassis/Tom White Trucking/Brent's Custom Trucks/M.J. Bryer Truck Repair/Pacific Truck Centers #2Z Zeitler has made a couple of starts this year after the team had been dormant since July of 2012. Press Releases5/20
  • USAC)Wednesday night's 45th "Tony Hulman Classic" AMSOIL USAC National Sprint race at the Terre Haute Action Track has been cancelled due to rain and wet grounds. The "Tony Hulman Classic" name will be assigned to a future 2015 Terre Haute event to be announced later.5/20

1:15pm

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  • Photos)Shots by Steve Koletar from Daryn Pittman's World of Outlaws win at New Egypt NJ last night are in SpeedShotz5/20
  • URSS)The United Rebels Sprint Series take to the 3/8’s mile oval at the Wakeeney Speedway Sunday, May 24th for the first of four URSS Sanctioned events at the Trego County Fairgrounds in the 2015 racing season. With only one race in the record books in the 2015 racing season thanks to Mother Nature, the Rebels are eager to return to the track to give fans some great side by side racing action. Coming off of his first URSS event win 2014 URSS Kansas Region Rookie of the Year Jed Werner will look to make it two in a row.Press Releases5/20
  • Badger)The 69th season of midget auto racing kicks off this weekend at Angell Park Speedway with a Saturday-Sunday doubleheader on May 24-25. The events are the first of the nine race season at the popular1/3-mile caly oval. The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget and The Zimbrick Chevrolet of Sun Prairie/Mid-State Equipment Badger Midget Racing Series will co-sanction The "13th annual Sue Thiel Memorial". Press Releases5/20
  • Chase Dietz)Chase Dietz and Troy Godfrey are pleased to announce that they will be donating over $1,000 towards the Heather Baker Foundation. Dietz, who pilots the Troy Godfrey owned no. 5 ‘358’ sprint car at each and every ‘358/360’ event at the Williams Grove Speedway, recently earned a runner-up finish at ‘The Grove’ in the Godfrey ride, and will be donating all of the car’s earnings towards the mentioned charity. With the help of outside donors such as Barry Shearer Welding and Michael Fissel, Dietz and Godfrey were able to push their donation up over $1,000.Press Releases5/20
  • Brock Zearfoss)After missing a weekend of competition due to work commitments and Mother Nature, Brock Zearfoss will move ahead and set his viewfinder on a pair of ‘410’ events in central Pennsylvania this Saturday and Sunday, May 23rd & 24th. ‘The Jonestown Jet’ will visit the Port Royal Speedway and Selinsgrove Speedway this weekend; kicking things off with the $5,000-to-win ‘Fallen Heroes Championship’ at the Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pennsylvania on Saturday, May 23rd. Zearfoss has been a regular at ‘The Speed Palace’ all season long, and recently earned a top-ten finish with the All Star Circuit of Champions during the ‘Bob Weikert Memorial.’ Press Releases5/20
  • USAC)This Saturday and Sunday, the popular USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars will return to Peoria’s Canyon Speedway Park for the “4th Annual Salute to Indy.” Promoted by Kevin Montgomery, the two nights of action will also feature Mini Sprints, AZ Differential Pure Stocks, AMA Modlites, and Renegades. In addition, there will be an open practice session for all divisions on Friday from 6pm to 9pm. The Front Gates will open at 5:00pm with Racing scheduled to begin at 7:00pm on both nights. USAC 5/20
  • USAC)This Saturday, May 23rd, the Amsoil USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series will battle at Don Kazarian’s Perris Auto Speedway for the annual “Salute to Indy.” “The Power of Purple Night” benefiting the City of Perris Relay For Life and the American Cancer Society will also showcase the PAS Senior Sprint Cars, PAS Young Gun Sprint Cars, and the California Lightning Sprints. Located on the Lake Perris Fairgrounds in Perris, California, 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 5/20
  • USAC)Leading all 30 laps, “Chargin” Charles Davis Jr. of Buckeye, Arizona earned his first USAC SouthWest Sprint Car win of the year. For Davis, the $1,500 victory at Queen Creek’s Arizona Speedway was his eleventh career series triumph. Matt Rossi, Josh Pelkey, high point driver R.J. Johnson, and Chris Bonneau rounded out the top-five drivers.USAC 5/20
  • All Stars)The University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions will get back to action with a huge triple-header this weekend. It begins Friday, May 22 when the series invades the three-eighths mile banked dirt oval of Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth, Ind., for the Earl Gaerte Classic. It marks the first time in the track’s history that 410 cubic inch powered winged sprint cars will compete at “The Playground of Power.” It also marks the first ever appearance at the track for the All Stars. All Stars 5/20
  • Scotty Thiel)Unpredictable weather turned for the better as the skies stayed clear Saturday night at the Wilmot Raceway in Wilmot, Wisconsin. Scotty and the Scott Thiel Motorsports team were ready to take on the 32 car field that showed up for the Bumper to Bumper IRA event. Press Releases5/20

Tuesday May 19th 2015 

Some things I think are very conservative, or very liberal. I think when someone falls into one category for everything, I'm very suspicious. It doesn't make sense to me that you'd have the same solution to every issue. Louis C. K.

11:45pm

RESULTS...

  • World of Outlaws)When it comes to New Egypt Speedway, one World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series driver stands out among the rest. On Tuesday night, Daryn Pittman again proved he is the man to beat at New Egypt as he scored his third win in the last three series appearances there. Through the 30 lap Jersey Outlaw Showdown feature Pittman battled through traffic and held off Shane Stewart and ultimately Donny Schatz. DIRT/World of Outlaws 5/19
  • Column)Danny Burton has Kokomo Sunday notes in Hoosier Race Report5/19
  • Column)"1985 Little 500 - The Year of the Floridians" by Richard Golardi in Florida Open Wheel 5/19
  • Column)Pat & Bruce Eckel have 3 straight nights in Indiana in A Typical Weekend5/19

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  • Lernerville Speedway PA)Tomson Scrap Metal is the new owner of Lernerville Speedway in Buffalo Township. The Brackenridge company bought the track from World Racing Group, which has owned and operated the facility since 2005. Gary Risch Jr., Lernerville manager, said he doesn't expect much to change.  http://triblive.com/ 5/19
  • USAC)After running second last year, “Hollywood” Danny Faria Jr. of Tipton, California added the “Chris & Brian Faria Memorial” to his resume. Culminating a twenty-two year quest, Faria honored his late brothers in perhaps the most emotional victory lane in USAC West Coast Sprint history. Claiming his first series win at Tulare’s Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway, “Hollywood” was followed by Bernal, “Shifter” Landon Hurst, Troy Rutherford, and Tristan Guardino. USAC 5/19
  • Joey Saldana)The fifth night of racing in seven days for the World of Outlaws sprint cars culminated tonight at the 7/16-mile New Egypt Speedway. The evening was off to a great start for the Motter Equipment HE&M Saw Beltline Body Shop team in time trials. Joey Saldana whipped the 71M around the track in 13.317 seconds, setting a new track record and solidifying the No. 1 qualifying spot, his third quick time this season. Press Releases5/19
  • RMMRA)It is a 12 round fight but we have to give round 1 to mother nature. Unfortunately, with constant rain the week prior to the RMMRA season opener, it did not take much to cancel the event. The RMMRA would like to thank Butch Speicher at I-76 Speedway for his hard work throughout the week to prepare an awesome race track. The track conditions on Saturday were shaping up to be a fast start to the season however a late afternoon storm halted the program. 17 cars checked into the pit area for the season opener, including 3 Rookies. The Next stop for the RMMRA is Lamar Speedway in Lamar, Colorado for a doubleheader May 29th and 30th. 5/19
  • J&J Auto Racing)The winning continued for J&J Auto Racing teams last weekend at dirt tracks across the United States. Donny Schatz picked up two more wins with the World of Outlaws and Cap Henry swept the weekend in Ohio. Jared Hortsman and Matt Hope where also J&J winners last weekend. while Matt Moro won the previous week at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Press Releases5/19
  • Terry McCarl)Racing at Knoxville Raceway last Saturday night was a game day decision for Terry McCarl. The Altoona, Iowa driver made it through the night with flying colors and a fourth place finish. The week before, of course, saw him fracture his L4 vertebrae in a scary crash. Plans are for the TMAC Motorsports #24 to be back at Knoxville Saturday, and at FVP National Sprint League shows at Jackson Speedway in Minnesota on Friday, and Huset’s Speedway near Brandon, South Dakota on Sunday. Press Releases5/19
  • NW Focus Midgets)Great night of racing at Grays Harbor Raceway, Tristin Thomas of Burlington, WA breaks the 2 race win streak set by Garrett Thomas of McCleary, WA. This is a first time win for Tristin "The Piston" Thomas at the 3/8 Grays Harbor Raceway dirt track, Tristin has set the Elma Auto Racing Hall of Fame Fast time for the 5th time this season in the #9T Mytrafficman.net/Superior Auto Triple X Focus Midget. Finishing behind T. Thomas in the main was Mike Vollbrecht, Nick Evans, Nik Larson, Lee St. Paul, Doug Davidson, Garrett Thomas, Thomas Walker, Kenze Thomas and Ray Stebbins. Todd Hartman DNS. None of the Thomas' are related :) Heat race wins go to Nick Evans, Garrett Thomas SpeedMart Hard Charger - Mike "Tornado" Vollbrecht (+5), JOES Racing Move of the Night - "Bad News" Nick Evans, Highline Performance Pick - Nik "The Dude" Larson, Cedar Ridge Performance Rookie of the Race - Nik Larson, Elma Lanes highest pill pick - Garrett Thomas. Next race: Presented by Fun Time Promotions at Grays Harbor Raceway on Saturday 5/23. Thank you for following us - Northwest Focus Midget Series, Carla Stewart, Director 5/19
  • Channin Tankersley)Channin Tankersley's goal for this weekend's ASCS Gulf South Region tripleheader is simple. "I just want to finish the races," he said. "We've ran into a lot of bad luck early this season, but if we had finished every race I think we would have had a top five each time. We have the speed. We just need to have three smooth nights." Press Releases5/19
  • Brandon Hanks)Brandon Hanks will make his debut with a new team this weekend during an ASCS Red River Region doubleheader. Hanks is set to compete on Friday at Timberline Speedway in Corley, Texas, and Saturday at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, in the David Smith Racing, J-R1 chassis No. 84. Press Releases5/19
  • Tracy Hines)Outside of Indiana Sprint Week and Indiana Midget Week, the week leading up to Memorial Day is the busiest and filled with the most historic short track open wheel races in the state of Indiana. Tracy Hines has been competing in the Tony Hulman Classic and Hoosier Hundred for most of his career. The veteran driver will race in both tradition-laden events again this week, as well as the Day Before the 500, which will feature the Traxxas USAC Silver Crown Series. Press Releases5/19
  • Derek Hagar)Derek Hagar is heading into a tripleheader this weekend in search of his first victory of the season. Hagar, who has only been able to race seven times this season, will make his debut at Timberline Speedway in Corley, Texas, on Friday with the ASCS Red River Region before tackling a pair of USCS races on Saturday at Jackson Motor Speedway in Jackson, Miss., and Sunday at Greenville Speedway in Greenville, Miss. Press Releases5/19
  • KSE Racing Products)With racing going on from coast to coast, perhaps one of the biggest wins came at the Knoxville Raceway where history was made with the help of KSE Racing Products. Saturday night during 305ci competition, McKenna Haase made history at the Knoxville Raceway as she became the first female to ever celebrate a victory at the historic speedway, and KSE is proud she chose to utilize our power steering products. Press Releases5/19
  • White Lightning Motorsports)White Lightning Motorsports drivers Jamie Ball and Devin Kline both ran into misfortune last Saturday at Knoxville Raceway. Ball kicked off the event by qualifying third quickest in the 360ci class, which was his best performance at the half-mile oval since the final race of the 2013 season. Press Releases5/19
  • Jarrett Soares)Though he is not up front contending for wins, Jarrett Soares is setting goals for himself, and measuring his nights against those goals. Saturday night at the Thunderbowl Raceway, Soares didn’t time in where he had hoped, but was able to make all 30-laps in the feature event and finish in the 15th spot. Press Releases5/19
  • Josh Schneiderman)Josh Schneiderman and the Deuce Motorsports #49 team charged from 21st to 11th in last Saturday’s feature at Knoxville. This Memorial Day weekend will prove to be a busy one, as the team has three races planned. On Friday, they head to the Folkens Bros. Trucking Spring Nationals at the Jackson Speedway in Minnesota with the FVP National Sprint League. On Saturday, they will be back in Knoxville, before competing in Josh’s hometown of West Burlington, Iowa with the Sprint Invaders on Sunday. Press Releases5/19
  • NCRA)Mother Nature willing, the National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products sprint car division will look to get race number two on the 2015 race season in the books as they make their first and only appearance of the season at Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, Nebraska this coming Saturday night, May 23. They will be joined by the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 sprint car series. Press Releases5/19
  • USAC)The USAC Silver Crown Championship returns to Lucas Oil Raceway to headline the traditional "Night Before the 500" along with the USF200 and PRO MAZDA Series on Saturday May 23rd. The Schedule of activities for the event has been shifted around so race fans can enjoy all what Indianapolis has tho offer on Indy 500 Race Weekend. Fans can get a full day of racing action at Lucas Oil Raceway starting at 8:00 am with Practice for all three Series, followed by Qualifying at 10am and racing action at 12:00 noon!5/19
  • NSL)Huset’s Speedway in Brandon, South Dakota has been no different than any other track in that Mother Nature has played a big part in 2015. 410 sprint cars have yet to make an appearance at the “Home of the Professionals”, but that will change in a big way this Sunday night, May 24 as Bargain Barn Tire Center presents the FVP National Sprint League! National Sprint League 5/19
  • Lake Odessa MI/SLS Promotions)I-96 Speedway in Lake Odessa, Michigan has been a staple on the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series calendar every year since 2007. Prior that that, the series raced at the then-half-mile a handful of times, dating back to 1995. Now an action-packed three-eighths-mile, the oval will mark one of just two stops in Michigan this season for the series. Press Releases5/19
  • Dakota Hendrickson)Taking the wheel of the VanDyke No. 5h at the Knoxville Raceway on Saturday night, Dakota Hendrickson had a tough night that saw him finish in the 21st position. “It was not the night we wanted,” Hendrickson said. “We just seemed to be off all night, and really struggled.” Press Releases5/19
  • Ian Madsen)One week after a disappointing 10th place finish during the Knoxville Raceway opener, Ian Madsen and his KCP Racing team came back in a big way on Saturday night as the 2014 Track Champion finished in the third spot. “We were all very pleased with how our night went,” Madsen said. “With how competitive it is weekly at Knoxville it was a huge point haul for us.” Press Releases5/19
  • Robbie Price)Though it was a admittedly a rough night on Saturday night in Alger, WA, Robbie Price kept his nose down, and worked his way to a ninth place finish when the checkered flag flew. “It was just one thing after another it seemed on Saturday night,” Price said. We didn’t time in great and then chased it all night.” Press Releases5/19
  • Jace Vander Weerd)Jace Vander Weerd and his Vander Weerd Racing team were in action on Saturday night at the Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, CA for the Faria Memorial, and Vander Weerd was able to finish in the ninth spot, on an unusually rough and hooked up racing surface. Press Releases5/19
  • Justin Sanders)Justin Sanders nearly swept the weekend for a second consecutive week. Following his third straight win at the Ocean Speedway on Friday night, Sanders did all he could on Saturday night at the Marysville Raceway but came up just short as he finished in the second spot. Press Releases5/19
  • Joe Stornetta)Saturday night at the Petaluma Speedway, Joe Stornetta made a cameo aboard the Lathrop Special No. 9n winged car as he helped the team shake their car down. “I appreciate the Lathrop’s giving me the chance to drive their car for the night as they needed to shake some things out,” Stornetta said. “Though we had some issues, it was a fun night for sure.” Press Releases5/19
  • Ryan Bernal)Ryan Bernal and his Mike Phulps Motorsports team were in action at the Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, CA with both the King of the West Series, and the USAC West Coast 360’s, and although mechanical troubled their winged efforts, Bernal was able to hang to a second place finish during the USAC feature. Press Releases5/19
  • ESS)The nightly sponsorship line up for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) just got bolstered with the addition of 911 Restoration of Syracuse. A cash bonus will be given to each 9th and 11th place finisher during all the ESS full point shows. Pat LaPage is the man behind 911 Restoration and he is also a big fan of ESS over the years. He has done sponsorship programs with the club before, also moonlighted as the DJ for the annual ESS awards banquet and this year along with the tour sponsorship he will be backing the #99 of 2014 ESS Rookie of the Year, Tim Axton. Press Releases5/19
  • Plymouth Speedway IN)The Memorial Day weekend is set to be the biggest weekend of racing in the history of Plymouth Speedway. A wealth of experienced dirt track drivers in the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions (ASCoC) invade the Playground of Power for the first time in the Earl Gaerte Classic on Friday night. Twenty-time World of Outlaw Champion Steve Kinser will wheel his 410 Winged Sprint around the dirt oval along with Dale Blaney, James McFadden, Rico Abreu, Byron Reed, Danny Holtgraver, Cap Henry, Greg Wilson, Tim Shaffer, and more. Dale Blaney currently leads the points in the series. Press Releases5/19
  • Atomic Speedway OH)Saturday, May 23 Atomic Speedway will host its fourth annual "Hall of Fame Night" and HOF induction ceremonies. On the racing card are Pine Tree Towing and Recovery Outlaw 410 Sprints, 803fire.com Late Models, Precision Grading Modifieds, and C & M Racing Sport Mods. Press Releases5/19
  • Ohsweken Speedway ONT)Ohsweken Speedway’s 20th season of racing continues this Friday, May 22 with the second round of the track's 2015 weekly racing series. The Corr/Pak Merchandising 360 Sprint Car, Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Car, Affordable Towing & Recovery Thunder Stock, HRW Automotive Mini Stock, & Gale’s Auto Aftermarket Bomber divisions will all be part of the show. Press Releases5/19
  • Dale Blaney)Dale Blaney will return to UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions action this weekend following a pair of top 10s in Ohio. Blaney and the CH Motorsports team backed by Mainstream Holdings, Inc., will compete this Friday at Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth, Ind., before wrapping up the weekend on Saturday and Sunday at Fremont Speedway. Press Releases5/19
  • Caleb Helm)Caleb Helms will venture to a pair of tracks this weekend with the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions. Helms, who ranks 13th in the championship standings - only 44 points out of the top 10 - will make his debut at Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth, Ind., on Friday before racing on Saturday and Sunday at Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio. Press Releases5/19
  • Joe Trenca)Joe Trenca's World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series career debut in his home state didn't go as he hoped last Sunday at Weedsport Speedway during the Empire State Challenge. "In hot laps I had something up with the throttle," he said. "It was very hard. It screwed me up in hot laps and I didn't get any good laps. We got it fixed for qualifying, but we drew a bad number so we were behind all night." Press Releases5/19
  • Jack Dover)Plan B turned into a good night for Jack Dover, who tackled Knoxville Raceway last Saturday following a pair of Midwest rainouts. "It's always good to get laps at Knoxville throughout the year to prepare for the Nationals," he said. "I felt like there were definite areas we could improve, but overall we had a solid performance for our first time there this year." Press Releases5/19
  • Waynesfield Raceway Park OH)The Buckeye Machine Non Wings have been added to the Saturday, May 23 race program. In addition to the Non Wings, the NRA Sprint Invaders & Sprints on Dirt will be in attendance with Waynesfield's very own Block Insurance Tough Trucks and Indian Lake Outfitter Compacts. 5/19
  • Canyon Speedway Park AZ)Two big nights of racing action are on tap for Canyon Speedway Park as the track hosts the Fourth Annual Salute to Indy on Saturday and Sunday. The USAC Southwest Sprint Cars will headline both nights of fierce competition atop the 1/3-mile clay oval with Micro Sprints, Arizona Differential Pure Stocks, Scottsdale Muffler & Automotive Renegades and AMA Mod Lites in action as well. Press Releases5/19
  • WST)Reece Goetz missed out on the first race with the Western Sprint Tour back in late April at Cottage Grove but he plans to venture to the state of Oregon for the Memorial Day Weekend Doubleheader and catch a couple of races with the WST. The weekend kicks off at Southern Oregon Speedway on Saturday May 23rd and concludes on Sunday the 24th at Cottage Grove. Press Releases5/19
  • Perris Auto Speedway CA)Most 16-year-olds are happy with their rides whether it is a brand new beauty with the sticker off of the showroom floor, a family hand me down or a reclamation from the junkyard. Lake Elsinore’s Parker Colston is no different and he will be happy to show off his 800 horsepower USAC/CRA Sprint Car in this Saturday’s annual 40-lap “Salute to Indy” at Perris Auto Speedway. It will be his first ever appearance in the prestigious race. Press Releases5/19
  • Tommy Tarlton)Returning to the racy Ocean Speedway on Friday night, Tommy Tarlton would be part of an exciting battle for the race win, that would ultimately see him cross the stripe third in what was a drag race to the checkered. “We didn’t get the win, but we were all pleased with how things went,” Tarlton said. “It got off to a slow start, but we really got the car working.” Press Releases5/19
  • Oswego Speedway NY)Oswego Speedway and AsphaltVision announced its 2015 online streaming schedule on Tuesday, which will begin with this weekend’s Port City 160 ‘Super Spectacle’ featuring the ISMA Supermodifieds and Oswego’s Novelis Supermodifieds on the same track, same night for the first time in over ten years. Press Releases5/19

12:45pm

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  • Joe Hunt Wingless)The Wingless Series Presented by Joe Hunt Magnetos rain date that was originally scheduled to take place this Saturday, May 23rd at the Petaluma Speedway has been pushed back to July 18th, still at the Petaluma Speedway. KoW, JH Wingless, Civil War 5/19
  • Lance Dewease)The World of Outlaws invaded Pennsylvania this week and the Dietz Motorsports team was ready for a good three nights of racing, but that was not how the week panned out. Starting at Lincoln Speedway on Wednesday night, LD timed in 18th, just missing the heat inversion. He started fifth in the second heat, but did not make his way into an A-Main transfer spot. The Dietz Motorsports #14 started third in the B-Main and LD steered it into the top spot to claim a transfer spot and regain his time. Press Releases5/19
  • Brad Loyet)With the weather as unpredictable as possible, the Loyet Motorsports/Vacuworx Global #o5 team played it safe last weekend. Their Friday plans were washed away in Jacksonville, Illinois, and a sketchy forecast for Wilmot, Wisconsin kept them from making that trek as well. So, they stayed closer to home at the St. Francois County Raceway near Farmington, Missouri Saturday. The result was a second place finish, and a few more laps before the FVP National Sprint League visits the unique 3/8-mile oval on May 28. This weekend, the Sunset Hills, Missouri driver goes down the road to run I-55 Raceway in Pevely, Missouri on Saturday, and Quincy Raceways in Quincy, Illinois Sunday with the MOWA series. Press Releases5/19
  • Penn Live)Donny Schatz marches on, Roth team struggles, more national Sprint Car highlights http://www.pennlive.com/ 5/19
  • Mitch Brown)Mitch Brown got his local racing season off to an impressive start this past Victoria Holiday weekend with a win and two third place finishes at three different tracks around the Province. The veteran competitor began his weekend schedule at Ohsweken Speedway on Friday night with a win in his Sprint Car qualifier then chased Parker Price-Miller of Kokomo, Indiana and Keith Dempster of Alton, ON to the checkered flag in the 20-lap Corr/Pak Merchandising 360 Sprint Car A-Main. Press Releases5/19
  • SOS)Last Friday night Mother Nature rained on our Parade once more.. Dangit, I think we have as many rainouts this Season as we have Shows in?? We would like to thank all of the Personnel at Northwest Florida Speedway for all of their efforts of scrapping the tracks top layer off, in the rain I might add, and trying everything in their power to pull off the show.. Press Releases5/19
  • Champion Oil)Champion Oil has announced its new distributor program that allows engine builders to offer the complete line of Champion products to their customers. “Champion’s motor oils for passenger, racing, collector and vintage cars, as well as diesel applications, and our hydraulic and gear oils, greases, additives, chemicals and aerosols can be packaged to meet each engine builder’s unique needs. We can start wherever the engine builder wants and help build a small pipeline of inventory,” explains Champion spokesperson Karl Dedolph III. “We will offer, upon request, a suggestion of inventory specifically designed for their particular market and offer resources designed to help them build mixed inventories to maximize pricing and freight costs. Press Releases5/19
  • OCRS)AmeriFlex Hose & Accessories presents round number six of the Oil Capital Racing Series 2015 sprint car season as the central plains tour moves to the Caney Valley Speedway this Saturday night for a Memorial Day holiday event paying the winner an extra 4,000 bits making for a total take of 16,000 bits. OCRS 5/19
  • Danny Holtgraver)After spending four days in central Pennsylvania racing with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and the ‘Pennsylvania Posse,’ Danny Holtgraver and Phoenix Racing will turn their attention back towards All Star Circuit of Champions competition as they prepare to rejoin ‘America’s Series’ for three events over Memorial Day weekend. Holtgraver, driver of the Phoenix Racing, Bonnell’s Rod Shop, DKW Transport, Auto Electric of Jupiter, Florida, Southern Pacific Farms, no. 59 ‘410’ sprint car, will join the All Star Circuit of Champions in Indiana and Ohio during the upcoming holiday weekend. The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native will enter the three-race weekend currently sixth in the All Star standings. Press Releases5/19

Monday May 18th 2015 

I think you have to try and fail, because failure gets you closer to what you're good at. Louis C. K.

10:20pm

RESULTS...

  • St Francois County Raceway MO)Well, take that Mother Nature! She put up a good fight, but we WON!!!!!!!! As most of the area tracks had to cancel Friday and Saturday night due to rain, Brian and the crew at SFCR put in overtime and beat Mother Nature. It isn’t often that you can say you beat Mother Nature she pretty much rules the roost, so when a Race Promoter is able to get one in, it is a celebration. Race Results 5/18
  • Antioch Speedway CA)Young drivers Jake Haulot of Cotati and UC Davis student Kyle Bakkie shared the sprint car winner’s circle Saturday night at Antioch Speedway. Haulot led start to finish in the Northern All Stars Winged 360 Sprint Car division, with veteran driver Art McCarthy of San Jose chasing. A long time driver also chased Bakkie, as Roy Fisher finished second in the Econo 360 Sprint Car division. Race Results 5/18
  • NWWT)The Northwest Wingless Tour would be in action for the second time in 2015 on Saturday May 16th. The race would be held in Elma, Washington at Grays Harbor Raceway and is the second different venue the tour has visited this year. A total of nine entries would be in attendance and a good show would be put on display for the crowd in attendance. Race Results 5/18
  • Ohsweken Speedway ONT)Parker Price-Miller found Ohsweken Speedway to his liking on Friday night. The 16 year old from Indiana drove to his first Ohsweken win in his first visit to the track. Jim Huppunen led the first lap of the 25 lap 360 Sprint Car feature before Keith Dempster took over the top spot. Huppunen and Mitch Brown fought over the 2nd position while 6th starter Price-Miller moved up behind them. Price-Miller moved around the outside of both drivers in the same corner on lap 5, then set sail after DempsterRace Results 5/18
  • Cottage Grove Speedway OR)In the Clark Printing Extreme Sprints Sutherlin's Cooper Desbiens was fast right off the bat. The teenager, driving his J.H. Desbiens Construction/BC Motorsports/Budget Lumber #4D XXX, would lead the first couple of laps before being passed by Orion Redmond, of Roseburg, on lap three. Redmond, piloting the Redmond Trucking/Umpqua Sand & Gravel/Double R Powdercoating #12 J&J, cruised right along for quite some time but before too long would receive some pressure. Race Results 5/18

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  • Kerry Madsen)Sunday night at the Weedspsort Speedway, Kerry Madsen closed his weekend out by charging his way to an exciting second place finish. “We had a mediocre couple of nights, so it was good to end our week on Sunday with a great run,” Madsen said. “These boys have been working so hard on the car, I am happy to deliver on my end.” Press Releases5/18
  • David Gravel)Hitting the eastern region over the last week, David Gravel and his Destiny Motorsports continue to mesh and get comfortable with each other as they recorded finishes of 11th, 13th and 16th. “We want to finish better, but we did some good things over the last week, and I need to take advantage of some front row starting positions in heat race,” Gravel said. Press Releases5/18
  • Column)Paul Kuyawa has some Wisconsin notes and more in Runnin The High Groove5/18
  • NSL)Big money is on the line for the FVP National Sprint League this Friday night at the 8th Annual Folkens Bros. Trucking Spring Sprint Car Nationals at Jackson Speedway in Jackson, Minnesota. For starters, the winner’s share will total $10,000 with $5,000 going to second. More cash will be sprinkled throughout not only the night’s program for the NSL, but also for the Danny Williams Memorial featuring the Last Deck 360 sprint cars ($1200 to win) and the Bohls Small Engine and Marine Sport Mods ($600 to win). Even fan giveaways will total over $1000! National Sprint League 5/18
  • Justyn Cox)Returning to action at the Placerville Speedway on Saturday night, Justyn Cox avoided a near disaster on the 21st lap while running fourth, that saw him slip back and finish in the 11th spot when the dust settled on the event. “We have a really good car at Placerville now, and it’s a huge testament to how hard this team has worked,” Cox added. “We will be back in a couple of weeks, and I am really looking forward to it.” Press Releases5/18
  • Richard Vander Weerd)Heading to the Thunderbowl Raceway on Saturday night after a huge win at the Ventura Raceway a week prior, Richard Vander Weerd would endure a frustrating night, that ultimately saw mechanical woes end his night a lap early. “Saturday night was a night that I would like to put behind me as fast as possible,” Richard Vander Weerd admitted. Press Releases5/18
  • Andy Gregg)An extremely slick track greeted Andy Gregg and his Russell Motorsports team on Saturday night in Placerville, CA, and after a pair of sixth place finishes, Gregg and company earned a third place finish, marking their first podium of the year. Press Releases5/18
  • Sean Becker)With an opening in his schedule, as well as an opening in the Monhoff Racing No. 35 for the night, Sean Becker climbed back aboard the familiar car for a night of racing at the Placerville Speedway, and had a very strong run going, until a flat tire under a late yellow forced him to the work area. Press Releases5/18
  • Jason Statler)Getting back to racing after taking last week off, Jason Statler and his DF Rios Motorsports team headed south to the Thunderbowl in Tulare, CA where gremlins hounded them all night, with Statler’s night coming to a close just eight laps into the feature event. “It was just a tough night all around,” Statler said. “Aside from our heat race, we seemed to chase something every time we hit the track.” Press Releases5/18
  • Brian Brown)The first couple of events at the Knoxville Raceway have been tough for Brian Brown and the Casey’s General Stores/FVP #21 team. After their crash on May 9, they were anxious to get back at it. A spin in the feature meant going to the back on Saturday, however, and the Grain Valley, Missouri driver would checker ninth. This weekend finds a trio of events. Friday the FVP National Sprint League will be at the $10,000 to win Folkens Bros. Trucking Spring Nationals. On Saturday, Brian will return to Knoxville, before another NSL event on Sunday at Huset’s Speedway near Brandon, South Dakota. Press Releases5/18
  • Kyle Hirst)Returning back to his native California, and to the seat of the Roth Motorsports No. 83JR machine, Kyle Hirst hit the Thunderbowl Raceway on Saturday night and scored a fourth place finish. “It was great to get back to California, and work with the Roth Motorsports California team again,” Hirst said. “We had some great speed, and I was happy to get a fourth place finish.” Press Releases5/18
  • Jonathan Allard)Jonathan Allard and his Tri-C Motorsports team had quite an eventful night on Saturday night that culminated with a seventh place finish with the King of the West Series. “We had some mechanical issues early, and then got hooked to another car in the feature, and ended up coming from the back to finish seventh,” Allard said. Press Releases5/18
  • Shawn Wright)Though he was not pleased with the way he timed in, Shawn Wright was able to use patience on Saturday night, as he worked from his 21st starting spot to score a 12th place finish with the King of the West Series at the Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, CA. Press Releases5/18
  • Mason Moore)Heading South to hit the Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, CA with the King of the West Series, the uncharacteristically rough and choppy track conditions did not sit well with Moore as he hung on to finish 13th on Saturday night. “We have had better nights, that is for sure,” Moore said. “The track was pretty rough, and I really just did not handle it well.” Press Releases5/18
  • Willie Croft)Getting back to the Thunderbowl Raceway after a tough trip back in March, Willie Croft put a frustrating string of races behind him, as he picked up a fifth place finish with the King of the West Series on Saturday night. “It was great to get back to Tulare, and have a good run,” Croft said. “It is feast or famine it seems at the track, and it was nice to have a good run after a couple of tough races the last few weeks.” Press Releases5/18
  • DJ Netto)Coming close on a few different occasions, DJ Netto broke through on Saturday night and scored his first ever King of the West Series feature at the Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, CA. “It has been a long time coming, but it feels great to finally get that win,” Netto said. “My guys have been working hard all year, and we have been coming on strong as of late, and this is proof of that.” Press Releases5/18
  • Parker Price-Miller)Teaming up with Hill’s Racing and spending his weekend North of the boarder, ‘The Law Firm’ Parker Price-Miller picked up two feature event wins, and a second place finish in his three starts. “It was a great weekend, and I have to thank everyone involved for all of their hard work,” Price-Miller said. Friday night, Price-Miller and company were in action at the Ohsweken Speedway, where Price-Miller would start fifth in his heat race, and work his way to a second place finish. Press Releases5/18
  • Greg DeCaires)In his 25th year of racing, Greg DeCaires is not showing any signs of slowing down as the Elk Grove, CA raced his way to his second win of the 2015 season, marking his fifth consecutive podium finish, on Saturday night at the Placerville Speedway. Press Releases5/18
  • Brady Bacon)After a rough weekend of double duty at the Eldora Speedway May 8 and 9, Brady Bacon scored USAC win #3 of the season with the Hoffman Racing #69 at the Gas City Speedway in Indiana Friday. The Broken Arrow, Oklahoma native can consider that a calm before the storm, as he plans on six races in six nights starting Wednesday. The “Tony Hulman Classic” awaits the USAC sprint cars on Wednesday at the Terre Haute Action Track. Brady’s first Silver Crown start of the season will be Thursday aboard the Paul Martens #48 in the “Hoosier Hundred” at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis. Press Releases5/18
  • Trey Starks)Trey Starks has endured a bout with heartache the past couple of days following a tough second-place finish at Skagit Speedway last Saturday. "I hate finishing second," he said. "I'd rather finish 10th than second. Last Saturday was a heartbreaker. It was a shot right to the heart." Press Releases5/18
  • Racin Boys)The RacinBoys Broadcasting Network will offer free, live audio of three Midwest racing series events this weekend. RacinBoys will showcase the Impact Signs, Awnings and Wraps WAR Sprints on Saturday at Randolph County Raceway in Moberly, Mo., the United Rebel Sprint Series on Sunday at WaKeeney Speedway in WaKeeney, Kan., and the Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region on Sunday at Double-X Speedway in California, Mo., for the Tribute to Jesse Hockett. Press Releases5/18
  • ASCS Warriors)Jesse Hockett had a habit of dropping to the tail of the A-Feature at the Double X Speedway in California, Mo. and racing to the front. It was part of what made Sunday’s so special at the quarter-mile oval. ASCS 5/18
  • Jason Sides)The pill draw played a key role last weekend for Jason Sides. Sides didn't draw within the top 30 during three World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series events in the Northeast, where the competition was as challenging as the track conditions. Press Releases5/18
  • Big Game Motorsports)After following the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series trail for five days, racing in areas of central Pennsylvania and New York, Brent Marks Racing will have an opportunity to enjoy one night off before returning to competition with ‘The Greatest Show on Dirt’ this Tuesday night, May 19th at the New Egypt Speedway in New Egypt, New Jersey. Marks will join the World of Outlaws in New Jersey for the ‘Jersey Outlaw Classic;’ officially launching a second consecutive busy week on the road with the World of Outlaws and ‘Pennsylvania Posse.’ Press Releases5/18
  • Brent Marks)After following the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series trail for five days, racing in areas of central Pennsylvania and New York, Brent Marks Racing will have an opportunity to enjoy one night off before returning to competition with ‘The Greatest Show on Dirt’ this Tuesday night, May 19th at the New Egypt Speedway in New Egypt, New Jersey. Marks will join the World of Outlaws in New Jersey for the ‘Jersey Outlaw Classic;’ officially launching a second consecutive busy week on the road with the World of Outlaws and ‘Pennsylvania Posse.’ Press Releases5/18
  • Chase Johnson)The bad luck theme reemerged for Chase Johnson on Saturday at Thunderbowl Raceway. Johnson drove the Shawn and Cyndi Thomas owned sprint car into the top 10 early in the Chris and Brian Faria Memorial main event with the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series before being caught up in a wreck. Press Releases5/18
  • ASCS Red River)The American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Red River Region presented by Smiley’s Racing Products will hit the road for the “Lone Star State” this weekend with a pair of nights starting Friday, May 22 at the Timberline Speedway in Corley, Texas followed by the Devil’s Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas on Saturday, May 23. ASCS 5/18
  • Ryan Smith)Ryan Smith registered his first podium finish of the season with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series last Wednesday during the Gettysburg Clash. Smith faced the lucky No. 3 throughout the event at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pa., where he qualified third quickest before finishing third in his heat race, the dash and the main event. Press Releases5/18
  • Tony Bruce Jr)Tony Bruce Jr. garnered his fourth top five of the season on Friday at Lubbock Speedway during an ASCS Red River Region event. "We went down and spent all week with Billy Briley of Briley Trucking and Scott Brown of Lubbock Wrecker Service," he said. "It was a good time. We were able to hang out with people who support us and have a solid run." Press Releases5/18
  • Dominic Scelzi)Dominic Scelzi considers himself fortunate following a sour outing last Saturday at Thunderbowl Raceway. Scelzi struggled throughout the night and even got upside down in the Chris and Brian Faria Memorial feature, but his Roth Motorsports backed team never gave up during the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series event. Press Releases5/18
  • USAC)An expanded lineup of cars and drivers for next Thursday night's "Hoosier Hundred" USAC Silver Crown race at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis features several race "rookies" and some new driver-car combinations for 2015. One of America's most revered traditions unfolds on the one-mile dirt oval with a 100-mile race expected to be pivotal in the early battle for USAC's Silver Crown championship. The race dates back to 1953 and remains an event near and dear to the hearts of participants and race fans alike. USAC 5/18
  • Knoxville Raceway IA)Saturday night was one for the record books at Knoxville Raceway, with McKenna Haase claiming the first female feature win in a sprint car at the track. Haase, who races in the 305 class, is in her second year of competing at Knoxville Raceway. Press Releases5/18
  • Allentown PA)The roar of engines will take over the new PPL Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania on Saturday, January 2, 2016 when the first annual Allentown Indoor Auto Race will be held. The event, promoted by Len Sammons Motorsports Productions (LSMP), will be part of a three race indoor series that includes the wildly popular annual event in Atlantic City, NJ on January 29 & 30 at Boardwalk Hall and in Trenton, NJ on February 27 & 28 at the Sun National Bank Center. Press Releases5/18
  • ASCS Gulf South)Three nice paydays are on tap this Memorial Day Weekend as the Southern Trailer Works ASCS Gulf South Region presented by Griffith Truck and Equipment takes on a trio of tracks with each night offering the winner a $3,000 check. Starting at the Heart O’ Texas Speedway in Waco on Friday, May 22 the south Texas tour heads for the Shady Oaks Speedway in Goliad, Texas on Saturday, May 23 with the three day swing coming to a close at the Battleground Speedway in Highlands, Texas on Sunday, May 24. ASCS 5/18
  • Triple X Race Co)Wet weather all across the US and Canada did not slow down drivers in XXX chassis, as Team XXX drivers visited victory lane all across the dry portions of North America this past week. Greg Hodnett led off the winning on Wednesday by beating the World of Outlaws at Lincoln Speedway in PA. Brady Bacon toppled the USAC National Tour at Gas City in Indiana on Friday night. Colton Heat grabbed his first win of the year at Skagit Speedway in Washington on Saturday night and just a couple hours down the road, Tristin Thomas was a midget winner at Grays Harbor Raceway. Press Releases5/18

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  • Photos)Weekend photos are in SpeedShotz 5/18
  • Mark Dobmeier)The first win for the Jimco Motorsports #13 came in a familiar place for driver Mark Dobmeier. He passed Dusty Zomer in lapped traffic on Friday night to record his 108th career win at the River Cities Speedway in his hometown of Grand Forks, North Dakota. Weather played havoc on the team’s plans to run three times last weekend, but they will try it again this week. Press Releases5/18
  • Plymouth Dirt Track WI)Spectators were in for an eventful evening at Plymouth Dirt Track. No clue they were about to witness extremely fast and tacky track, broken track records, unusual Sprint B-Main and a feature won by Fog. Press Releases5/18
  • Column)Dana Kuyawa talks about this years Little 500 in Cravin Racin 5/18
  • Chad Boespflug)Confirmed over the weekend Chad will be returning back to his grass roots of California this Saturday May 23rd. Chad is scheduled to climb behind the wheel of the Cheney Racing #42. For the first time together they will compete in the AMSOIL USAC CRA "Salute to Indy" Event at Perris Auto Speedway. Chad's last outing at Perris Auto Speedway this past fall earned him the hard charger award at the prestigious Oval Nationals USAC National Series Event. When asked about the opportunity to head "home" back to California where he has had much success prior to relocating to Indiana he replied, "I always look forward to racing back on the west coast any chance I can get. After leaving where I was at, I had heard that Dwight was looking for a driver so I gave him a call. I've kept in contact with Dwight over the years since I've been in Indy on and off. He was just another competitive car owner from back home, but now I have the opportunity to race for him." Follow along to the Chad Boespflug Racing Facebook Fan Page for the latest news and results for his trip out west. 5/18
  • USAC)Thursday night's "Hoosier Hundred" and Saturday afternoon's "Day Before the 500" will be pivotal in the early battle for USAC's 2015 Silver Crown Championship. Thursday's 100-mile race at the Indiana State Fairgrounds has tradition dating back to 1953, while Saturday's 100-lap race at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis sports a new timetable for a tradition dating back to 1946. USAC 5/18
  • USAC)The torrid battle for the 2015 AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car title resumes this Saturday night as Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway salutes the Indianapolis 500 with its annual "Salute to Indy." USAC 5/18
  • USAC)Wednesday's "Tony Hulman Classic" at the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track marks the 45th running of one of America's most traditional motorsports events. Debuting in 1971, the event has been a signature race for USAC's AMSOIL National Sprint Car participants. USAC 5/18
  • USAC)USAC's Southwest Sprint cars invade Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Ariz. this weekend for the 4th Annual "Salute to Indy." Races are scheduled both Saturday and Sunday nights at the one-third mile dirt oval which will be celebrating 30 years this June. USAC 5/18
  • Ohsweken Speedway ONT)Ohsweken Speedway officials are proud to announce that Renway Energy will return as the official fuel supplier for the track in 2015, and will be the presenting sponsor of the Corr/Pak Merchandising 360 Sprint Cars versus Patriot Sprint Tour event on Friday, June 19. Press Releases5/18
  • Oswego Speedway NY)One of the most highly anticipated events in recent memory at Oswego Speedway will take place on Saturday night with the running of the Port City 160 ‘Super Spectacle’ presented by Corr/Pak Merchandising and Shea Concrete Products, featuring the Novelis Supermodified Jim Shampine Memorial, the ISMA Supermodified Jack Murphy Memorial, and the Pathfinder Bank SBS Tony White Memorial. Press Releases5/18
  • Thunder On The Hill)The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series kicks-off this Sunday, May 24 at 7:30 PM, at the Grandview Speedway 1/3 mile dirt track, with a fan-favorite features only event with five divisions competing in 25 lap main events. The ARDC Non-Wing Midgets, Sportsman, TSRS Sprint Cars and the Legends cars complete a jam-packed line-up headlined by a $3,000-to-win NASCAR 358 Modified feature event. Press Releases5/18
  • TJ Michael)For the third time already in 2015, T.J. Michael secured a victory during ‘305’ sprint car main event action. The Plano, Texas native, who commutes between Texas and Ohio each and every week to compete in open wheel competition, secured his third win of the season during a Fremont/Attica Sprint Title (F.A.S.T.) program on Saturday evening, May 16th at the Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio. It was Michael’s first F.A.S.T. victory of the season, and his first win at Fremont Speedway in 2015. ‘The Texas Traveler’ rallied from a third row starting position to win on Saturday night; holding off F.A.S.T. regulars Alvin Roepke and Jordan Ryan. Press Releases5/18

Sunday May 17th 2015 

“Whenever I feel the need to exercise, I lie down until it goes away.” ― Paul Terry

11:50pm

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  • Kokomo Speedway IN)1 2 57H Shane Cottle 2 5 17RW Kevin Thomas Jr 3 1 29 Logan Jarrett 4 8 40 Justin Grant 5 4 30 Cj Leary 6 3 11W Dave Darland 7 10 10E Jerry Coons 8 6 2X Casey Shuman 9 7 18A Jarett Andretti 10 9 17M Max Mcghee 11 11 21H Travis Hery 12 13 66J Josh Spencer 13 14 75 Lee Dakus 14 18 17 Mike Gass 15 17 77S Dustin Smith 16 16 58 Jamie Fredrickson 17 15 41K Cole Ketcham 18 19 16R Lynsey Liguori 19 20 97X Tyler Hewitt 20 22 12G Chris Gurley 21 21 5M Matt Mcdonald 22 12 42 Conner Donnelson 5/17
  • World of Outlaws)It had been 22 years since the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series last made an appearance at Weedsport Speedway but Donny Schatz looked like an old pro at the track as he scored his 10th World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season in dominant fashion on Sunday night. It was the second series win in a row for Schatz, who picked up win number nine at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, and his fourth win in the last five races. DIRT/World of Outlaws 5/17
  • VSS)Showers came early to delay the start of the races by a few minutes and then about five minutes after the races were over thunderstorms closed out the evening but Tom Humphries was able to take the second win of the year in between. Glenn Worrell and Brian Lawson had heat wins before it was off to the feature on a hurry up event race night. Chris Ware and Bill Rice took off and lead early as the field shuffled positions some on the way to the front.  Race Results 5/17
  • King of the West)After coming close multiple times last season Hanford’s DJ Netto finally had it all come together on Saturday night at the Thunderbowl Raceway, charging to his first ever King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series victory in the 22nd annual Chris & Brian Faria Memorial. KoW, JH Wingless, Civil War 5/17
  • USAC)USAC DMA MIDGET RACE RESULTS: May 16, 2015 - Bradford, Vermont - Bear Ridge Speedway FEATURE: (25 laps) 1. Kenny Johnson, 2. Adam Pierson, 3. Scott Holcomb, 4. Josh Sunn, 5. Vince Lucca, 6. Ray Miller, 7. Jeff Horn, 8. Dean Christensen, 9. Adam Whitney, 10. Kevin ChaffeeUSAC 5/17
  • Plymouth Speedway IN)It was a record setting night Saturday at Plymouth Speedway with the largest car count since the track turned to dirt. The drivers didn’t disappoint as six features graced the new competitive surface. The Sprints on Dirt Series (SODS) appeared for the first time this season with a dominant Jared Horstman taking charge early in the feature. He was able to pass Ryan Ruhl who had a bobble coming out of the fourth turn on lap 3. Meanwhile, Ruhl and Dustin Daggett battled for second place. Lapped traffic helped close the gap for a charging Daggett, but he couldn’t make the pass before the end of the feature. Ruhl was able to claim the second podium spot while Daggett was third. Race Results 5/17

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  • Husets Speedway SD)Races were rained out Sunday night. 5/17
  • The Speedway Motors/Champion Racing Oil Central PA Sprint Cars had three shows scheduled for the week with the World of Outlaws. The Wednesday May 13th show at Lincoln Speedway went to Speedway Motors/Champion Racing Oil Central PA Sprint Cars point leader Greg Hodnett. Friday night May 15th the show moved to Williams Grove Speedway where Greg Hodnett battled with World of Outlaws point leader Donny Schatz with Donny coming away with the victory. The Saturday night May 16th show at Williams Grove Speedway was rained out.Speedway Motors/Champion Racing Oil Central PA 5/17
  • POWRi)The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series will make their annual Memorial Day Weekend appearance at the famed 1/3rd mile Fireman's Angell Park Speedway for the Thiel Memorial on Saturday, May 23rd and Sunday, May 24th. Both nights of the Thiel Memorial will be run as two completely separate events, with no cars getting locked into the Sunday feature from the Saturday event. Friday's show will be the standard POWRi payout, while Sunday's finale will pay $3000 to WIN and $300 to start (both payouts can be found under the "DOWNLOADS" section on powri.com). Press Releases5/17
  • Selinsgrove Speedway PA)Selinsgrove Speedway will honor the memory of one of Pennsylvania’s greatest open wheel racers with the running of the Ray Tilley Classic for 410 sprint cars at 7 p.m. Sunday, May 24. The 30-lap tribute race sponsored by Icon Legacy Custom Modular Homes will pay $5,000 to win out of the $23,000-plus purse. Central PA 5/17
  • Joey Saldana)The World of Outlaws rolled into Weedsport Speedway tonight for the first time in 22 years. There was some nostalgia attached to this track for Motter Motorsports crew chief Randy Wolfe, who, as a rookie, won his first sprint car race at this track in 1976. Press Releases5/17
  • Williams Grove Speedway PA)Williams Grove Speedway will present the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints and the PASS 305 sprints in a charitable racing event coming up this Friday night, May 22 at 7:30 pm. The winner of the 410 sprint car feature will be allowed to elect a charity of his choice to which a like amount to the Williams Grove portion of the 50/50 tickets sales on the night will be given. Central PA 5/17
  • Port Royal Speedway PA)Port Royal Speedway swings into action this Saturday night, May 23 at 7 pm with a big holiday weekend program of racing as the Fallen Heroes Championships Triple 25s are spun off for 410 sprints, super late models and River Valley Builders 305 sprints. Central PA 5/17

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  • USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: May 16, 2015 – Queen Creek, Arizona – Arizona Speedway FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Charles Davis Jr., 2. Matt Rossi, 3. Josh Pelkey, 4. R.J. Johnson, 5. Chris Bonneau, 6. Stevie Sussex, 7. Josh Shipley, 8. Tye Mihocko, 9. Mike Colegrove, 10. Mike BonneauUSAC 5/17
  • USAC HPD WESTERN MIDGET RACE RESULTS: May 16, 2015 - Lemoore, California - Lemoore Raceway  FEATURE: (25 laps) 1. Shawn Buckley, 2. Cody Jessop, 3. Ashley Hazelton, 4. Ron Hazelton, 5. Jet Davison, 6. Robert Dalby, 7. Jesse Love IV, 8. John Gerber, 9. Antonia Bosacci, 10. Tom Paterson.USAC 5/17
  • Antioch Speedway CA)Making his moving in traffic as leader Roy Fisher was slowed by a lapped car, point leader Kyle Bakkie went on to win the 20 lap Northern All Stars Wingless Spec Sprint Main Event Saturday night at Antioch Speedway. Jake Haulot impressed with a flag to flag run to victory in the 20 lap Winged 360 Sprint Car Main Event.Race Results 5/17
  • IRA)For the fans at Wilmot Raceway, the seats purchased with an admission ticket were barely used. With the intense on track action, there was barely time to sit down as eventual winner Jeremy Schultz found himself in the thick of battle throughout the 30 lap A-main contest. IRA 5/17
  • Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade)This past Friday night the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade saw Trail Way Speedway host the series for their only race of the weekend. The $1,200 to win double points race saw Brad McClelland pick up his 2nd win of the season and climb to 2nd in the series standings after starting 11th in the 18 car field..Central PA 5/17

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  • ESS)While that might be an unusual title or a weird PR tactic, it is indeed true. While mother nature has been a big thorn in the side for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint 32nd Anniversary Tour it does come with benefits.  Press Releases5/17
  • Patriot Sprints)Since 2008, the arrival of Memorial Day Weekend has meant it is time for the Patriot Sprint Tour to travel west for a doubleheader. The tradition continues this weekend at two traditional venues.On Saturday, the Patriot Sprint Tour America Series travels back to the Stateline Speedway, site of the first ever Patriot race back in 2003. The PST, and sprint cars in general, have not been to the 1/3-mile oval just south of Jamestown, NY since 2012 but are ready to return to the facility under new management. In anticipation of the event, the new Stateline Leadership will pay $2,000-to-Win the event along with host camping for the weekend.  Press Releases5/17

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  • Column)KO Has his story from Eldora USAC/WoO in KO's Indiana Bullring Scene5/17
  • Skagit Speedway WA)It was fantastic night of racing at Skagit Speedway on Saturday night for the 5th round of the Dwayne Lane’s Family of Auto Centers Racing Series. Colton Heat thrilled the crowd with a last lap pass for the win in the 360 Sprint division. He was joined by Lance Sargent, Mark Carrell and Freddie Vela in victory lane.
  • Placerville Speedway CA)360 sprints...#4sa Greg DeCaires #33T Jimmy Trulli #14R Andy Gregg #5 Kirt Organ #10 Logan Seavey #20J James Sweeney #77 Mike Benson #88 Koen Shaw #93 Stephen Ingraham #98 Chris Masters #31c Justyn Cox #21x Michael Ing #35 Sean Becker #x1 Justin Bradway #67 Gus Carcione #85 CJ Humphreys #25 Justin Johnson #45 Jake Morgan #2 Cody Spencer 5/17
  • Thunderbowl Raceway CA)King of the West...#88N DJ Netto #22 Shane Golobic #3 Craig Stidham #83JR Kyle Hirst #29 Willie Croft #69 Brent Kaeding #3C Jonathan Allard #00JR Cory Eliason #25 Bobby McMahon #88 Tanner Thorson #69C Chad Compton #99 Shawn Wright #22M Mason Moore #12X Scott Parker #12 Steven Soares #09S Geoffrey Strole #41 Dominic Scelzi #0 Bud Kaeding #68 Chase Johnson #37 Mitchell Facinto #00 Jason Statler #21X Carson Macedo 5/17
  • Marysville Raceway CA)360 sprints....#9L Cody Lamar #18 Justin Sanders #88 Brad Bumgarner #2B Jeremy Burt #57 Billy Butler #21 Colby Wiesz #21H Jeremy Hawes #97 Cortney Dozier #95 Brandon Dozier #16 Jimmy Steward #9 Peter Paulson #71L Korey Lovell #28P Jeremy Phillips Jr. #49 Mike Monahan #81 Kevin Lovell #38N Mark Tabor Jr.5/17
  • IRA Sprints)Wilmot WI...5j Jeremy Schultz 35 Ben Schmidt 5/17
  • SOD)Plymouth Speedway IN....Horstman, Ruhl, Daggett, Dancer, Dalman, Karazim, Tevnessen, Dobie, Hannagan. 5/17
  • Knoxville Raceway IA)Justin Henderson had no peer in driving the BDS Motorsports #1 to victory in 410 action at the Knoxville Raceway on Saturday. His seventh career win was worth $3,000. McKenna Haase made history in the 305 class as she became the first female feature winner in a sprint car at the historic Knoxville Raceway. Wayne Johnson scored his 11th career win in the 360 class. Race Results 5/17
  • USAC)USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: May 16, 2015 – Tulare, California – Thunderbowl Raceway – “Chris & Brian Faria Memorial” FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Danny Faria Jr., 2. Ryan Bernal, 3. Landon Hurst, 4. Troy Rutherford, 5. Tristan Guardino, 6. D.J.Johnson, 7. Matt Mitchell, 8. Jeff Sibley, 9. Jace Vander Weerd, 10. Cody MajorsUSAC 5/17
  • East Bay Raceway FL)At East Bay Raceway on Saturday night it was Danny Martin, Jr. in the Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints,Race Results 5/17
  • FAST)Despite Mother Nature being a threat for a second consecutive night and claiming action in all parts of the country, the Fremont/Attica Sprint Title program at Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio went on as scheduled. ‘The Track That Action Built’ hosted 31 F.A.S.T. ‘410’ Championship Series sprint cars and 22 F.A.S.T. ‘305’ Championship Series sprint cars on Saturday night. It was night #6 of the 2015 F.A.S.T. ‘410’ championship chase and night #4 of the F.A.S.T. ‘305’ championship chase. Race Results 5/17
  • Column)Danny Burton has Gas City notes in Hoosier Race Report5/17
  • Valvoline Raceway AU)Results from Saturday 16th May 2015 SPEEDCAR 50 Lapper. A MAIN: (50 laps – With Starting Positions) 1. Nathan Smee (20), 2. Adam Clarke (19), 3. Matt Jackson (21), 4. Mark Brown (13), 5. Nicholas Rowe (8), 6. Aidan Corish (6), 7. Troy Jenkins (12), 8. Darren Jenkins (14), 9. Michael Pickens (18), 10. Michael Stewart (15), 11. Braydan Willmington (7), 12. Dean Meadows (5), 13. Anthony Collins (1), 14. Jason Bell (2), 15. Andy Hassan (3), 16. Troy Jordan (4), (DNF) Kaiden Manders (16), (DNF) Jaime McKinlay (11), (DNF) Matt Hunter (10), (DNF) Anthony Chaffey (22) (DNF) Matt Smith (17), (DNF) Ben Hall (9), (DNF) Glen Shaw (24), (DNF) James Thompson (23). NT. A MAIN LAP LEADERS: Laps 1 - 4 Jason Bell, Laps 5 – 6 Anthony Collins, Laps 7 – 9 Nicholas Rowe, Laps 10 – 20 Darren Jenkins, Laps 21 – 36 Nathan Smee, Laps 37 – 40 Adam Clarke, Laps 41 – 50 Nathan Smee. FASTEST LAP: Lap 22, Nathan Smee 15.784 HARD CHARGER: Nathan Smee. 5/17

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  • Selinsgrove Speedway PA)ESS rained out Saturday. 5/17
  • World of Outlaws)The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Morgan Cup event at Williams Grove Speedway on Saturday night has been canceled due to heavy rain. In the battle between the Outlaws and Posse, the coveted Morgan Cup trophy will be awarded to the winner of the Saturday night feature during Summer Nationals at Williams Grove Speedway on July 25. Anyone who purchased tickets for Saturday night's event can visit http://www.williamsgrove.com/images/raincheckpolicy.jpg for more information on the rain check policy at the track. The rainout is just the second of the World of Outlaws season. The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to action tomorrow night at Weedsport (N.Y.) Speedway. Great tickets remain. For more information visit, http://woosprint.com/empire-state-challenge. 5/17
  • Mercer Raceway Park PA)Rainy weather once again forced Mercer Raceway Park to cancel the Saturday Night Live! racing program set for May 16, but that will simply whet everyone's appetite for a double helping of motorsports fun on May 23 and 24. The Mo Vaughn Transport Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series will headline the action on the oval on Saturday, May 23. Then, the attentions will turn to the pulling pit for the All American Spring Nationals Pulling Event presented by the All American "Smoker Series" on May 24. The pull will have a rain date of May 25, if needed.
  • ASCS Red River)The Edwards’ family tried, but unfortunately Mother Nature has put an end to events at the Lawton Speedway on Saturday, May 16 with the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Red River Region presented by Smiley’s Racing Products. A make-up event will be announced as soon as suitable date is found. The American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Red River Region presented by Smiley’s Racing Products competes next at the Timberline Speedway in Corley, Texas on Friday, May 22 and the Devil’s Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas on Saturday, May 23. For continued updates on the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Red River Region presented by Smiley’s Racing Products, log onto http://www.ascsracing.com. 5/17
  • USCS)USCS Outlaw sprint cars, Mississippi State Series Super Late Models and K&N Filters USCS Outlaw Modifieds headline the “Sunday Speed Spectacular” at Greenville Speedway on Sunday (May 24th) USCS 5/17

Saturday May 16th 2015 

“If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.” ― Albert Einstein

3:00pm

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  • Weather)Mercer Raceway Park PA, Wayne County Speedway OH, Eldora Speedway OH, Sharon Speedway OH, Lincoln Park Speedway IN, UMSS Brainerd MN, Atomic Speedway OH are all rained out tonight. 5/16
  • USCS)The United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters winged sprint cars headline the 17th annual Ival Cooper Memorial Race at Jackson Motor Speedway in Byram, Mississippi on Saturday, May 23rd. The historic track’s speed spectacular honors the legendary Southern Modified and Super Modified race car driver Ival Cooper who hailed from Jackson, Mississippi. It will be the second straight year that the United Sprint Car Series has served as headliners for the event that also features the K&N Filters USCS Outlaw Modifieds and Stock Car Racing. USCS 5/16
  • USCS)The United Sprint Car Series www.uscsracing.com 19th Anniversary Outlaw Thunder Tour has slightly revised it's 10th Annual USCS Sprint Speedweek (2015) as follows. The Speedweek 2015 opener will still be on Saturday, May 23rd at the famed Jackson Motor Speedway in Byram, Mississippi.
  • CRASH PAD - is designed to Reduce the Risk of Spinal Injury in crashes. Compression Fractures, Broken Back and Broken Neck can happen to anyone. These injuries to the neck and back have sidelined many racers. The CRASH PAD is available for your seat with The Right Stuff to give you the necessary space and Compression Resistance to absorb your high speed, seat bottom impact forces. Go to www.802solutions.com to get the details of how this works.5/16
  • Weather)KISS Lawrenceburg IN, Twin Cities IN, NE 360 Park Jefferson SD, Pittsburgh PA Motor Speedway, Paragon IN, OCRS Salina OK, OVSCA Washington WV, POWRi Macon IL all canceled due to rain. 5/16
  • SOS)Rained out Friday at Baker FL. 5/16

RESULTS...

  • USAC)USAC HPD WESTERN MIDGET RACE RESULTS: May 15, 2015 - Visalia, California - Keller Auto Raceway at Plaza Park.  FEATURE: (25 laps) 1. David Prickett, 2. Shawn Buckley, 3. Cody Jessop, 4. Ron Hazelton, 5. Tom Paterson, 6. Jesse Love IV, 7. Antonia Bosacci, 8. Robert Dalby, 9. Jet Davison, 10. Ashley Hazelton. NT USAC 5/16
  • Penn Live)Donny Schatz stalks and passes Greg Hodnett for Williams Grove World of Outlaws victoryhttp://www.pennlive.com/ 5/16
  • Patriot Sprints)On a night that started off wet and looked like that passing would be held to a minimum, Jared Zimbardi opened up new lanes and plenty of eyes as he stole the show and made a rain-delayed event worth it for not just him, but for the fans as well. Race Results 5/16
  • URC)Whoever said quantity is better than quality was obviously not at Georgetown Speedway on Friday Night for the United Racing Club's visit to the fast 1/2 mile speedway. Seventeen of the best 360 sprint car drivers the area has to offer assembled into the pit area for the $2,000 to win event. URC 5/16
  • Valvoline Raceway AU)Nathan Smee and David Doherty were jubilant winners of the Speedcar 50 Lapper and Late Model Easternapolis respectively tonight at Valvoline Raceway. Despite chilly conditions a good crowd came out to enjoy some truly memorable racing and some real highwire acts of heroism on track with Doherty recording his third main event win of the season in clinching the biggest win to date of his career in the Easternapolis. Race Results 5/16
  • Spartan Speedway MI)With five classes on the card at Spartan Speedway, some new faces would emerge in Victory lane. Jimmy McCune from Toledo, OH would lead that group of new winners with his victory in the Sawyers Chevrolet Spartan Sprint car division. Race Results 5/16
  • OCRS)Robert Sellers became the first repeat winner of the 2015 AmeriFlex Hose and Accessories Oil Capital Racing Series season with a hard fought win at Flint Creek Speedway on Friday. OCRS 5/16

3:00am

RESULTS...

  • Photos)Lots of shots by Kris Keath & Paul Arch from Williams Grove Speedway World of Outlaws are in SpeedShotz5/16
  • Marysville Raceway Park CA)1 5 17 Justin Sanders 2 3 22 Shane Golobic 3 2 21 Tommy Tarlton 4 6 0 Bud Kaeding 5 4 79 Heath Duinkerken 6 1 2 Brad Furr 7 12 72W Kurt Nelson 8 14 33E Evan Suggs 9 9 92SH Andy Forsberg 10 13 3T Nicholas Ringo 11 10 88 Koen Shaw 12 15 7H Jake Haulot 13 8 12 Scott Parker 14 16 8 Jermey Chisum 15 19 9J Dustin Golobic 16 7 92 Kyler Shaw 17 17 25Z Jason Chisum 18 11 10 Anthony Simone 19 18 55 Danny Malfatti 20 20 7 Nick Ringo, Jr 21 22 23 Ken Fredenburg 22 21 58 Jerry Bonnema 5/16
  • Attica Raceway Park OH)Cap Henry has had a fast sprint car all season. For one reason or another – bad qualifying run or bad pill draw or some other little problem saw him have to pass a lot of cars during a night of racing only to be kept from victory lane. Race Results 5/16
  • Williams Grove Speedway PA)The World of Outlaws and the Williams Grove Speedway point leaders raced it out on Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway with Donny Schatz getting the upper hand over Greg Hodnett to take the victory in the 25-lap sprint car feature worth $8,000. Schatz, the current outlaws point leader, started on the pole flanked by Hodnett, the current Williams Grove point leader. Central PA 5/16
  • ASCS Red River)For the fourth time in 2015, and second time with the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Red River Region presented by Smiley’s Racing Products, Washington’s Seth Bergman parked the Oil Field Equipment and Manufacturing No. 23 in Victory Lane; topping action at the Lubbock Speedway. ASCS 5/16
  • Patriot Sprints)Jared Zimbardi wins Dundee NY over Drum, Howland, Barger, Barney, Wickham, Reakes, Kreutter, Tanner, Habeck, Graves. 5/16
  • URC)Davie Franek won the URC feature at Georgetown DE Friday. 5/16
  • FAST)Despite Mother Nature’s attempt to spoil the evening with a late afternoon shower, Fremont/Attica Sprint Title (F.A.S.T.) competition went on as scheduled at the Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio on Friday evening, May 15th. The Kistler Racing Products Fremont/Attica Sprint Title ‘410’ Championship Series presented by KS Sales & Service and the JLH General Contractors Fremont/Attica Sprint Title ‘305’ Championship Series presented by Engine Pro were both on hand Friday night at the Attica bullring. 29 F.A.S.T. ‘410’ sprint cars and 24 F.A.S.T. ‘305’ sprint cars were on hand officially. Race Results 5/16
  • USAC)AMSOIL USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: May 15, 2015 - Gas City, Indiana - Gas City I-69 Speedway - "May Meltdown" FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Brady Bacon, 2. Thomas Meseraull, 3. Dave Darland, 4. Jon Stanbrough, 5. C.J. Leary, 6. Robert Ballou, 7. Chase Stockon, 8. Tracy Hines, 9. Shane Cottle, 10. Kevin Thomas, Jr.USAC 5/16
  • World of Outlaws)Two nights after Greg Hodnett scored a win for the Pennsylvania Posse at Lincoln Speedway, the Outlaws fired back as Donny Schatz won at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night. For Schatz, the win was the ninth World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of his 2015 season and his 19th career win at Williams Grove. "It's always awesome to win at Williams Grove," said Schatz, who fortuitously picked up the win on May 5, 2015 or 5/15/15. "To come to a place and everyone is so fiery, whether it's the racers, the fans, the car owners - man, that's what a guy lives off of. The intensity and the competitiveness of the sport, you don't get that anywhere else. Here is probably the finest place for that. I just enjoy being part of that."  DIRT/World of Outlaws 5/16
  • Trail Way Speedway PA)1 11 6R Brad Mc Clelland 2 6 16 Matt Campbell 3 4 45H Jeffrey Halligan 4 5 66 Doug Hammaker 5 8 4 Dwight Leppo 6 1 30 Seth Kearchner 7 10 77 David Holbrook 8 12 89 Ashley Cappetta 9 15 10 Zach Euculano 10 16 15 Lucas Montgomery 11 13 47 Michael Hamer 12 18 6S William Sherman 13 2 18F Dylan Welsh 14 14 9R Ryan Hansen 15 3 66A Cody Fletcher 16 17 19D Wyatt Hinkle 17 7 19Z Isaac Sneeringer 18 9 71M Bill Stine 5/16
  • Lernerville Speedway PA)#08 Dan Kuriger #2 A.J. Flick #13 Brandon Matus #56 Ralph Spithaler #22 Brandon Spithaler #33 Brent Matus #7K Dan Shetler #16 Jim Morris #22R Ryan Fredericks #27M Zach Morrow #76 Davey Jones #4K Bill Kiley #C1 Clay Riney #10 Carl Bowser #2L Ed Lynch #5 Sye Lynch #11 Scott Priester 5/16
  • Ohsweken Speedway ONT)#77x Parker Price-Miller #5 Keith Dempster #10b Mitch Brown #77 Dain Naida #00 Dane Lorenc #0 Glenn Styres #49 Todd Hoddick #5c Connor Mahoney #7m Justin Martin #11 Jamie Turner #81 Derek Johnathon #91 Ryan Turner* #38 Tyler Hendricks #19 Cory Turner #2 Lee Winger #11z Zach Zumpe #69 Kris Roots #14H Jim Huppunen #43 Scott Sherk 5/16
  • River Cities Speedway ND)#13 Mark Dobmeier #82 Dusty Zomer #2A Austin Pierce #8 Casey Mack #20A Jordan Adams #0 Nick Omdahl #13T Ty Hanten #27 Chris Ranten #26 Blake Egeland #1K Chris Shirek #6N Greg Nikitenko #8H Jade Hastings #7 Trent Stengl #10T Bobby Martin #99 Jordan Graham #35 Brenden Wilde #6 Zach Wilde #14 Tom Egeland #20L Dusty Lawson #92 Mitch Mack #20K Thomas Kennedy #8B Jack Croaker #91M Jackson Moffett #9N Wade Nygaard5/16

PRESS...

  • POWRi)The POWRi event scheduled Friday, May 15th in Brownstown, Illinois was cancelled.5/16
  • Joey Saldana)The first night of Morgan Cup competition, World of Outlaws vs. Pennsylvania Posse drivers, kicked off tonight at Williams Grove Speedway. In preliminary action, Joey Saldana drove the Motter Equipment HE&M Saw Beltline Body Shop 71M to the No. 12 qualifying position with a 16.859-second lap. Press Releases5/16

 

Friday May 15th 2015 

“The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits.” ― Alexandre Dumas-fils

4:20pm

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  • Rapid Speedway IA)Races are rained out tonight. 5/15
  • Limaland Motorsports Park OH)The races at Limaland Motorsports Park on 5/15/2015 are cancelled due to weather. 5/15
  • Devils Bowl Speedway TX)We have rained out for tomorrow May 16th.5/15
  • Riverside Int Speedway AR)Due to so many fans and drivers coming from out of town, we felt it was necessary to cancel events for this weekend due to the predicted weather forecast. We did not want to wait until last minute to notify out of town people. The HHC legends celebration has been moved to June 5 and the HHC race has been changed to June 6. Our next race is May 23.5/15
  • Taylor Ferns)A few things have changed since the last time Taylor Ferns raced at Plymouth Speedway in Indiana. First, the track is now dirt, and measures three-eighths-of-a-mile, versus the former half-mile paved configuration. Also, Ferns ran a midget in that event three years ago, and now races a winged sprint car. She will return to Plymouth this weekend to compete with the Sprints on Dirt aboard the Eco-Mend/Jimmy’s Towing Maxim. Press Releases5/15
  • Shane Stewart)LMR VS. POSSE: Driver Shane Stewart finished fifth in Wednesday's World of Outlaws race at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Penn. The race kicked-off this week's five-race bout with the Pennsylvania Posse. STEWART AT THE GROVE: Stewart and the Larson Marks Racing team competed in seven races last season at the famed Williams Grove Speedway. In those seven races, the team earned one top-five finish and five top-10s. Press Releases5/15
  • All Stars)The All Star Circuit of Champions announced today partnerships with several corporations for the 2015 campaign, including the extension of their relationship with the University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH), which will continue to be the Series’ title sponsor for the third consecutive year. All Stars 5/15
  • Sprintcar All Stars AU)The Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers All Star Series is very pleased to announce their proposed schedule for the oncoming season. Press Releases5/15
  • Calistoga Speedway CA)Arizona sprint car legend Lealand McSpadden, known as The Tempe Tornado, will serve as the Grand Marshall for the upcoming 8th Annual Louie Vermeil Classic at Calistoga Speedway. McSpadden will oversee a large field of highly touted USAC/CRA Sprint Cars and Midget drivers from all over the world. Press Releases5/15
  • Column)Duane Hancock has notes from Eldora Speedway USAC/WoO in Tri-State Outlook 5/15
  • MSCS)The upcoming Memorial Day Holiday will again this year offer a complete weekend of racing involving the Hoosier Tire Midwest Sprint Car Series. There will be three nights of 410 non-wing sprint car racing action in a row. It is the only weekend this season with back to back to back MSCS races scheduled. Action begins on Friday night at the Bloomington Speedway. Racing continues Saturday at the Lincoln Park Speedway and concludes Sunday night at the Tri-State Speedway.Press Releases5/15

8:40am

PRESS...

  • Column)Ken Wagner is back with a column from Ventura CA USAC/CRA in Wags 5/15
  • Photos)Shots by Loren Carman, Paul Arch & Steve Koletar from Lincoln Speedway World of Outlaws are in SpeedShotz5/15
  • Ryan Litt)Ryan Litt and his BS&B Radiator racing team started their 2015 season on the road at Berlin Raceway earlier this month, and now they're ready for a home race at Delaware Speedway on Friday. The team started their season on May 2 with a winged Sprint Car event at Berlin Raceway near Grand Rapids, Michigan. Ryan earned a starting spot on the outside of the front row for the 30 lap Must See Racing Sprint Car series "Tom Bigelow Classic", but was forced to the sidelines with mechanical issues. Press Releases5/15
  • Peter Murphy Classic)Plans for the 2015 Peter Murphy Classic at the Tulare Thunderbowl on Saturday night, July 25 are progressing along beautifully with an exciting announcement over the weekend. The Tachi Palace is now the official Accommodation and Entertainment Hub for the event. Press Releases5/15
  • Aaron Reutzel)Playing the weather. That’s all that can be done this time of year. After squeezing in his National Sprint League debut at Nebraska’s Eagle Raceway between a pair of Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour rainouts last weekend at Kansas City’s Lakeside Speedway and Little Rock’s I-30 Speedway, Reutzel and the Shark-powered BC Fundz/Basic One Services No. 87 Triple X Sprint Car team will try their hand at Knoxville Raceway on Saturday. Press Releases5/15
  • Dodge City Raceway Park KS)Following a wild weekend of weather that washed out last weekend’s scheduled event at Dodge City Raceway Park, next up on the slate of events atop the 3/8-mile clay oval in southwest Kansas is the high-powered NCRA Sprint Cars on Saturday night, May 30. Press Releases5/15
  • RPM Speedway TX)We are proud to release our new logo and web address for the new RPM Speedway! With several versions of the "rpm speedway of texas/tx" for web addresses. We have decided to go with a whole new simple and different direction. View our NEW logo and NEW web address below! OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF THE NEW RPM SPEEDWAY http://www.rpmdirt.com 5/15
  • Triple X Race Co)The top three spots with the premier winged sprint car series in the world belonged to XXX chassis on Wednesday night at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, PA. With the World of Outlaws rolling into town to compete at the fast 3/8 mile oval, Greg Hodnett led an all Posse – all XXX chassis podium sweep of the night, leading all 35 laps of the main event in the Heffner Racing #27 XXX. Stevie Smith and Ryan Smith joined Hodnett in victory lane, giving XXX chassis a 1-2-3 finish. Triple X Race Components congratulates the guys at Heffner Racing, as well as Rahmer Racing and Warko Racing on their fantastic nights on Wednesday and wishes them and all of our teams continued success at Williams Grove on Friday and Saturday night.Press Releases5/15
  • ASCS Frontier)With near frigid temperatures and continued rain in the forecast, events at the Electric City Speedway on Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16 with the ASCS Frontier Region have been cancelled. This marks the second week that the 2015 season opener has been delayed due to cold and rain. There is no word yet on whether or not the race will be rescheduled. The Frontier Region will try to get the season rolling at BMP Speedway on Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30. The race dates were added after the original season opener was called off on May 8 and 9. For continued updates on the ASCS Frontier Region, log onto http://www.ascsracing.com. 5/15
  • WST)The Western Sprint Tour will be back in action after around a month off for their second and third races of the 2015 season. Although Mother Nature allowed just on race on opening weekend at Cottage Grove Speedway, on Friday April 24th, the racing was first class with Trey Starks taking home the big win. On Saturday May 23rd the WST will head to Southern Oregon Speedway and wrap things up the following night on Sunday the 24th at Cottage Grove. Press Releases5/15
  • NSL)With rain and a forecast for more Thursday night and Friday, the "Sprints Gone Wild" event at Jacksonville Speedway in Illinois scheduled for Friday, May 15 has been postponed. Officials are discussing a rain date for the event. FVP National Sprint League Stay tuned for the latest news from the FVP National Sprint League at www.NationalSprintLeague.com, or on our Facebook or Twitter accounts! For team membership information, you can e-mail Bill Wright at sprntcar@hotmail.com, or download the forms on our website! Follow the FVP National Sprint League on… Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NSLSeries Twitter: @NSLSeries Website: www.NationalSprintLeague.com 5/15
  • Tracy Hines)In baseball terms, Tracy Hines batted .500 last season at Gas City I-69 Speedway in his home state of Indiana with the Amsoil USAC National Sprint Car Series. He was victorious at the always racy bullring in the spring and finished fourth at the track during Indiana Sprint Week. He looks to continue his recent surge at Gas City this weekend, as the Amsoil USAC National Sprint Car Series makes their first of two visits in 2015 to the venue in Northeast Indiana. Press Releases5/15
  • World of Outlaws)Historic Williams Grove Speedway welcomes the World of Outlaws Sprint Car series tomorrow and Saturday nights as the Outlaws battle the Pennsylvania Posse for the right to take home the coveted Morgan Cup. Since 2011 the sterling silver trophy has been in Outlaw hands. Daryn Pittman, Donny Schatz and Steve Kinser have all claimed the trophy on behalf of the touring drivers. As the Posse tries to change the trend of recent history, two of Pennsylvania's own, Greg Hodnett and Danny Dietrich, sound off on the competition, the Morgan Cup and their momentum heading into the weekend. DIRT/World of Outlaws 5/15
  • Team ILP)A pair of Inside Line Promotions drivers earned a trip to Victory Lane last weekend. Big Game Motorsports pilot Danny Lasoski and White Lightning Motorsports competitor Devin Kline both powered to wins at the famed Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on Saturday. It marked Lasoski's third win of the season and Kline's third career trip to the Winner's Circle. Press Releases5/15
  • Jack Dover)Jack Dover is amped to head to a pair of tracks with the Midwest Sprint Touring Series this weekend. Dover will compete on Friday at Rapid Speedway in Rock Rapids, Iowa, and on Saturday at Park Jefferson International Speedway in Jefferson, S.D., where the event is co-sanctioned with the Carpetland Nebraska 360 Sprints. Press Releases5/15
  • SLS Promotions/Lake Odessa MI)The NAPA Auto Parts Rumble in Michigan at I-96 Speedway in Lake Odessa, Mich., for the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is right around the corner on Saturday, May 30. The event will mark the ninth consecutive year that the series has raced at the venue and the 15th time overall, dating back to 1995. Craig Dollansky is the winningest active driver at the track with a pair of victories. He won on the old half-mile configuration as well as the now-three-eighths-mile version. Joey Saldana won his first career World of Outlaws race at I-96 Speedway in 1995, while Paul McMahan and Jason Sides are also former winners at the track. As one of the most competitive seasons in series history continues, here are a few numbers to ponder leading up to the NAPA Auto parts Rumble in Michigan. Press Releases5/15

Thursday May 14th 2015 

“Just when you think it can't get any worse, it can. And just when you think it can't get any better, it can.” ― Nicholas Sparks

12:20pm

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  • Indy Race Parts would like to congratulate Richard Vander Weerd, Robert Ballou and everyone else that supports Indy Race Parts. If you need any New or Used Sprint Car, Midget, or 600 parts we are your one stop shop. Call 317.244.9437 or view our website www.indyraceparts.com for more info or find us on Twitter, @indyraceparts.5/14
  • Oswego Speedway ONT)The Oswego Speedway and Novelis, the series sponsor of the famed Supermodified division, are proud to announce the return of the popular ‘Novelis Fan Can Chase’ in 2015.This season, the recycling partnership between Oswego Speedway, Novelis, and Scriba Lane Redemption will surpass the one million mark in recyclable cans thanks to the generous race fans that have donated an average of over 100,000 cans for each of the past ten seasons in exchange for race tickets and other Oswego Speedway prizes. Press Releases5/14
  • Ohsweken Speedway ONT)Ohsweken Speedway's 20th annual Opening Night presented by 98.9 myFM will take the green flag on Friday, May 15 at 7:30pm, with large fields expected in all of the regular Friday night divisions. The opening event of Ohsweken's season will include the Corr/Pak Merchandising 360 Sprint Cars, Strickland's GMC Crate Sprint Cars, Affordable Towing & Recovery Thunder Stocks, HRW Automotive Mini Stocks, and Gale's Auto Aftermarket Bombers. Press Releases5/14
  • Waynesfield Raceway Park OH)After heavy rains washed out racing action last Saturday night, Waynesfield Raceway Park in Waynesfield, Ohio is ready to get racing back on the racetrack. Another full program of racing including the Buckeye Machine Non Wings, Post Agri Service UMP Modifieds, Performance Powder Coating AMSA Mini Sprints, Block Insurance Tough Trucks, and the Indian Lake Outfitter Compacts are on the agenda for the second night of the 2015 season. Pit gates open at 4PM; grandstands at 5PM. Hot laps get underway at 6PM with racing action directly following at 7PM. Adult general admission is just $12. Children 11 to 15 years of age are admitted for just $6 with everyone under the age of five FREE. Pit passes are available for $25. Press Releases5/14
  • Valvoline Raceway AU)Nathan Smee and car owner Mark Cooper are preparing for another all out assault on the global Speedcar (midget) scene with a blitzkrieg attack throughout the American Midwest later this month and into June. Smee will drive for third time in four years in the Indiana “Midgetweek” schedule, the POWRi Series in Illinois and a USAC double-header weekend in Indiana.

2:00am

RESULTS...

  • CRSA)Fonda NY...5/13...1 3p Josh Pienizak 2 1hd Cory Sparks 3 07 Brett Jaycox 4 1r Christian Rumsey 5 17 John Matrafailo 6 30 Scott Goodrich 7 4s Kyle Smith 8 29 Dalton Herrick 9 3a Warren Alexson 10 1 Brian Krummel 11 27j Jami Russell 12 10 Joe Kata 13 24 Chad King 14 c88 Chad Miller 15 91 Dan Hennessey 16 83 Dustin Purdy 17 1q Thomas Radivoy 18 25w Dana Wagner 19 99 Mike Kiser 20 41j Josh Flint 5/14
  • Lincoln Speedway PA)Greg Hodnett almost made it look easy. Hodnett set fast time over the 47-car field in time trials. Finished second in his heat. Led all six laps of the Dash to start on the pole of the 35-lap Gettysburg Clash. And then finished off his night by leading all 35-laps of the highly anticipated rematch against the World of Outlaws to pick up his 14th career Outlaw win and the $10,000 winners check that went with it. Central PA 5/14
  • World of Outlaws)A dominant Greg Hodnett led an all Pennsylvania Posse sweep of the podium at Lincoln Speedway on Wednesday night. Hodnett held off Stevie Smith through a caution plaugged first half to score his first first World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series feature of the season. Ryan Smith, an Outlaws winner for the first time last year at Port Royal, battled Smith late for second but was unable to get around the veteran driver. DIRT/World of Outlaws  5/14

PRESS...

  • IRA)Wilmot Raceway, considered the southern home track of the Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprints, will host the first of it’s five IRA events this season, this coming Saturday evening, May 16th. The modestly banked third-mile clay oval located at the Kenosha County Fairgrounds in Wilmot, Wisconsin is the birthplace of the IRA sprints, which hosted their first contest over 50 years ago. IRA5/14
  • Mercer Raceway Park PA)Mercer Raceway Park will host the Twin State Auto Racing Fan Club for a Saturday Night Live! racing program on May 16, 2015. Every member in good standing will be admitted for free for this final tune-up before the two end-of-month Sprint Car specials.Press Releases5/14
  • Column)Richard Golardi has notes from Volusia Speedway Top Gun Sprints in Florida Open Wheel5/14
  • USAC)After a break in the schedule, the USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series will return to action this Saturday, May 16th, at Tulare’s Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway. Promoted by Steve Faria, the “Chris & Brian Faria Memorial” will also showcase the winged King of the West and Western RaceSaver Sprint Cars. The front gates will open at 4:00pm, time trials will begin at 6:00pm, with racing scheduled for 7:00pm. For more event information, visit the track’s website at www.tularethunderbowl.com or call 559.688.0909.
  • Joey Saldana)The Gettysburg Clash at Lincoln Speedway tonight launched a three-race grudge match between the World of Outlaws and the Pennsylvania Posse. It was also the first of five races in seven days in three states. Joey Saldana, who was 36th out of 47 drivers to take to the track for time trials, drove the Motter Equipment HE&M Saw Beltline Body Shop 71M to the No. 20 qualifying spot with a best lap of 13.338 seconds. Press Releases5/14

Wednesday May 13th 2015 

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. Milton Berle

9:50pm

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  • Kaley Gharst)When the FVP National Sprint League ventures to the Jacksonville Speedway in Illinois this Friday night, Kaley Gharst will be racing at a place where he has graced Victory Lane. The Mike Sandvig #7 team is hoping to repeat that in this week’s event that pits the NSL vs. the MOWA series. The team is hoping a couple of mechanical issues they experienced last weekend will be left behind. Press Releases5/13
  • Don Droud Jr)It was a fresh start for driver Don Droud Jr. and the newly formed TKS Motorsports #2KS led by Troy Renfro. After three consecutive rainouts, Knoxville Raceway finally got their opener in. It was also a FVP National Sprint League event bringing 38 stout 410 sprint cars to the infield. Press Releases5/13
  • Matt Wood Racing)Matt Wood Racing #17w driver Bryan Clauson is competing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway until Memorial Day in the Jonathan Byrd’s Racing #88. In his stead, Sioux Falls, South Dakota’s Justin Henderson will drive for the team in the next three FVP National Sprint League events. Press Releases5/13
  • Donny Schatz)The history behind the World of Outlaws (WoO) Sprint Car Series has deep roots and, after nearly 40 years of making stops at dirt tracks across the country, “The Greatest Show on Dirt” still has rivalries just as hostile. The leader of today’s modern era Outlaws is Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing’s Donny Schatz and, this week, he leads the Outlaws into Central Pennsylvania where the local contingent of racers, recognized as the Pennsylvania Posse, are hoping to slow down his incredible start to the 2015 WoO campaign. Press Releases5/13
  • Wayne Johnson)Wayne Johnson found himself on the podium at Knoxville Raceway with the FVP National Sprint League on Saturday. The third place finish put him on the podium in a 410 at Knoxville for the first time since last July. The Knoxville start occurred due to a pair of ASCS National Series rainouts at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City on Thursday and the I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Arkansas on Saturday. The Wayne Johnson Racing #77x team will spend this weekend at the “Sprint Car Capital of the World” racing their 360 in preparation for the 360 Nationals in August. Press Releases5/13
  • Hendricks Racing)Tyler Hendricks, his father Scott Hendricks, and the Hendricks Racing team are ready to go 360 Sprint Car racing when Ohsweken Speedway's 20th season begins this Friday night! Tyler was a rookie to both dirt tracks and Sprint Cars in 2014, as he competed in the inaugural season of racing for Ohsweken's Crate Sprint Car division. The former asphalt ace will be a rookie again in 2015, as the team has made the jump to the 360 Sprint Car division at the Brantford-area track. Press Releases5/13
  • Atomic Speedway OH)Saturday, May 16 Atomic Speedway will hold its first Fan Appreciation Night for just a Five dollar general admission for all race fans. Event organizers urge fans to bring a carload of new fans out for this amazing deal that features four exciting classes of race cars for one low admission price. Press Releases5/13
  • Tyler Thomas)Tyler Thomas will drive the American Racing Custom Wheels Spike-Esslinger in the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series at quarter-mile Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Ill., Friday (May 15) and at the one-fifth mile Macon (Ill.) Speedway on Saturday. Press Releases5/13
  • Thunderbowl Raceway CA)An extremely close point battle has developed after the first three King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series races of the season, with a trio of drivers separated by just one-marker at the top of the standings. Lemoore, CA’s Carson Macedo heads into the Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway atop the points, in what is his first full season with the series. Press Releases5/13
  • J&J Auto Racing)J&J Auto Racing drivers and teams made it another successful week by racing to victories all across the United States and in western Australia. Donny Schatz swept the World of Outlaws weekend at Eldora. Nick Snyder and Eric Riggins, Jr., scored USCS wins. Lee Grosz made it two in a row with the MSTS. Carl Bowser and Eric Williams were J&J winners in western Pennsylvania and Luch Monte came home with the victory at Perth Motorplex in western Australia. Press Releases5/13

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  • Josh Schneiderman)A busy week saw driver Josh Schneiderman and the Deuce Motorsports #49 team compete at three events. An eighth place finish (without brakes) with the Sprint Invaders at the Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, was followed by a pair of FVP National Sprint League events. The week saw perseverance both on the track and on the interstate! Press Releases5/13
  • Terry McCarl)Terry McCarl is on the mend after a nasty crash last Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway. The Altoona, Iowa driver was in a prone position when he was hit by another car. A fractured vertebrae was the diagnosis, but TMAC fells blessed that it wasn’t worse and he’s feeling better than expected and hopes to be racing again soon. The TMAC Motorsports #24 will be at the Jacksonville Speedway in Illinois this Friday night for the FVP National Sprint League vs. MOWA “Sprints Gone Wild” event. If TMAC can’t be behind the wheel, then his son Austin will be. Press Releases5/13
  • KSE Racing Products)The biggest stars, and the best cars continue to shine with KSE Racing Products, and with a very bust weekend in the rear view mirror, KSE Racing Products salutes those that scored victories. Press Releases5/13
  • CRASH PAD) Stuff Happens and the Right Stuff in the CRASH PAD is the Best material to Reduce the Risk of Compression Fractures, Broken Back or Broken Neck. These spinal injuries are too serious to ignore. Be Smart, Be prepared with this simple seat insert. Find more info, a long list of Dealers and Secure Online Ordering at www.802solutions.com.5/13
  • USAC)Two of USAC's greatest champions, Rickey Hood of Phoenix, Ariz. and Brian Tyler of Mount Pleasant, N.C., will make their return to the USAC Silver Crown Championship Series to compete in next week's "Hoosier Hundred" at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis. USAC5/13
  • Penn Live)World of Outlaws come to central Pennsylvania: 5 questions for fans to ponder as the series heads east http://www.pennlive.com/5/13
  • BOSS)Following a disappointing rainout at Fremont Speedway this past Saturday, the Mo Vaughn Transport / Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series is now set to open the 2015 season at Jason and Kristin Flory's Wayne County Speedway near Orrville, Ohio. Twenty-eight wingless warriors were signed in for battle on Saturday despite the fact there were many other tracks running in the Ohio / Indiana area. Series and track officials expect another fine field to be on hand with drivers from six states indicating their intentions to compete. Press Releases5/13
  • FAST)The 2015 Fremont/Attica Sprint Title Championship Series season will resume with F.A.S.T. ‘410’ and ‘305’ competition this Friday and Saturday, May 15th & 16th at Attica Raceway Park and Fremont Speedway. Each of the F.A.S.T. banners will be represented on both nights during the upcoming weekend; completing rounds five and six of the F.A.S.T. ‘410’ Championship Series, and rounds three and four of the F.A.S.T. ‘305’ Championship Series. Press Releases5/13
  • ESS)With the opening weekend at Can-Am and Mohawk being weathered out, the 32nd Anniversary Tour for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) kicks off this Saturday at the famed Selinsgrove Speedway. It’s billed as the Mach 1 Shootout and pays a hefty $3,000 to win with $400 just to take the green. Press Releases5/13
  • Racing Xtravaganza)As the countdown to the Racing Xtravaganza Car Show continues, another sponsor has thrown its support towards the revamping of the winter racing show. Jaime Herbst of ServiceMaster Clean has come on board to sponsor the People’s Choice Award for the fan-voted best appearing car. “A lot of hard work is going into making this an exciting show,” Herbst commented about Scott Gobrecht’s recent acquisition of the show. Press Releases5/13
  • SANSW)Around 130 people gathered at the Merrylands RSL Club for the annul presentation night for the Sprintcar Association of NSW. There was plenty to be pleased about after one of the most successful and harmonious seasons in years coupled with big plans for season 2015/16 announced by the club’s home track, Valvoline Raceway. Press Releases5/13
  • USCS)The United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters winged sprint cars invade Talladega Short Track for the USCS “THUNDER THURSDAY” week-night SPECIAL event on THURSDAY, May 28th. The weeknight special event serves as Round Four of the 10th annual USCS Sprint Car Speedweek. The action packed racing card is a literal "Smorgasbord of Speed" featuring plenty of high speed action at one of the South's most popular racing venues as drivers in five popular divisions will be seeking a visit to the www.rockauto.com USCS victory lane. USCS 5/13

Tuesday May 12th 2015 

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.” ― Kurt Vonnegut

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  • Lernerville Speedway PA)On a summer-like night, Fab Four Racing Fueled by Turner�s Premium Iced Teas returned to the Lernerville Speedway. A quick and racy surface provided plenty of action throughout the evening. Mighty Mat Williamson earned a hard fought victory over Brian Swartzlander in the Diehl Automotive DIRTcar Northeast Modifieds. Carl Bowser cruised to victory in the Peoples TWP DIRTcar Sprints and then chugged the Turners Teas in Victory Lane, while Russ King and Corey McPherson each recorded their second victories of the season. Press Releases5/12
  • Ohsweken Speedway ONT)Ohsweken Speedway officials are proud to announce the return of McDonald's Restaurants of Brantford & Paris as marketing partners for the 2015 season, and presenting sponsor of the Sportsman Shootout event on Friday, June 26. Press Releases5/12
  • Craig Dollansky)Craig Dollansky returned to competition this past weekend with the World of Outlaws as he joined forces with the legendary Roth Motorsports team beginning at the ultra-fast Eldora Speedway on Friday. Set to go with 39 drivers on hand at the -mile, the night began with Dollansky timing in 29th fastest in qualifying. In an early hole, the Roth Enterprises KPC Chassis entry started outside row four in heat competition and gained one spot and was forced to run the B-Main. Press Releases5/12
  • Column)Ron Rodda has notes from Chico and Marysville CA in From the Grandstand5/12
  • USAC)In one of the closest finishes in Amsoil USAC/CRA Sprint Car history, Richard Vander Weerd of Visalia, California emerged victorious at Ventura Raceway. Besting Matt Mitchell in a photo finish, Vander Weerd’s 40-lap, $5,000 “All Coast Challenge” triumph was his third win of the campaign. Mitchell, Austin Williams, Brody Roa, and Ronnie Gardner chased Richard to the checkered flags. USAC5/12
  • USAC)The USAC Silver Crown Championship returns to Lucas Oil Raceway to headline the traditional "Night Before the 500" along with the USF200 and PRO MAZDA Series on Saturday May 23rd. The Schedule of activities for the event has been shifted around so race fans can enjoy all what Indianapolis has tho offer on Indy 500 Race Weekend. Fans can get a full day of racing action at Lucas Oil Raceway starting at 8:00 am with Practice for all three Series, followed by Qualifying at 10am and racing action at 12:00 noon! USACNATION can get $5:00 off advance ticket purchases by using the Promo Code "USACNATION" 5/12
  • White Lightning Motorsports)White Lightning Motorsports drivers Jamie Ball and Devin Kline powered to a pair of victories last week. "It was a great week for our team," Ball said. "It's nice for both of us to get a win early this season. We know we've got the cars capable of winning so now it comes down to executing and taking advantage of opportunities each race." Press Releases5/12
  • Joe Trenca)Joe Trenca has been dreaming about this weekend for as long as he can remember. Trenca is set to make his World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series career debut on Sunday at Weedsport Speedway in Weedsport, N.Y. Press Releases5/12
  • Chase Dietz)Chase Dietz will make his World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series debut tomorrow evening - Wednesday, May 13th - at the Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pennsylvania behind the wheel of the Scott Gobrecht owned, Golf Cart Services, Bad Boy Buggies, ServiceMaster Clean Janitorial Service of York and Lancaster, no. 44 sprint car. The annual ‘Gettysburg Clash’ featuring ‘The Greatest Show on Dirt’ will headline the Pigeon Hills venue on Wednesday night; welcoming the nation’s finest traveling sprint car drivers into ‘Pennsylvania Posse’ country for the first time in 2015. Press Releases5/12
  • Dale Blaney)Dale Blaney highlighted last weekend's World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series doubleheader at Eldora Speedway with a seventh-place result on Friday. "The first night went ok," he said. "We put ourselves in a good position. The start of the heat race is so crucial. I just didn't get the best start." Press Releases5/12
  • Andee Beierle)Andee Beierle is seeking an engine after her weekend debut in a 410ci went up in smoke. Beierle is without an engine following mechanical problems that sidelined her on Saturday at Knoxville Raceway during the first-ever FVP National Sprint League event at the half-mile oval. Press Releases5/12
  • Derek Hagar)Derek Hagar is hungry for his first career Hooker Hood Classic victory. It's one of the marquee races at Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark., and has been circled on his calendar. The date comes this Saturday at the quarter-mile bullring, where Hagar has won five times since 2011. Press Releases5/12
  • Chad Boespflug)Monday evening Chad made the decision to resign from the Kenny and Margo Baldwin Owned, Baldwin Brothers Racing #5. Numerous factors went into Chad's decision to step away from the team. A few scheduling commitments weren't fulfilled that included appearances to Amsoil USAC National races that sponsors of Chad's were anticipating their participation. Overall the team and owner were not meshing as well as had hoped. When asked about his decision Chad replied, "I am thankful for the opportunities they gave me and for everything they did. Things just weren't working out, and I wasn't having fun anymore, but I wish them the best." Press Releases5/12
  • TJ Michael)After earning a pair of top-ten finishes during the most recent weekend, including a third place finish during the ‘Engine Builders Challenge’ at Attica Raceway Park, Texas native T.J. Michael will move ahead and prepare for another full weekend of ‘410’ and ‘305’ sprint car competition back in northwestern Ohio. Michael will join the Fremont/Attica Sprint Title (F.A.S.T.) Championship Series this Friday and Saturday; planning to focus solely on ‘410’ competition on Friday night, followed by a double-duty plan of attack on Saturday. Press Releases5/12

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  • POWRi)The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series and POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series will head to Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Illinois on Friday, May 15th. Rained out in 2014, previous winners in the National Midgets at Fayette County Speedway include Brett Anderson (2012) and Michael Pickens (2011). In Outlaw Micros, previous winners include Andrew Felker (2012) and Trent Beckinger (2011). Always a fan and driver favorite, POWRi's solo appearance for 2015 at the high-banked mile is one not to miss! Press Releases5/12
  • Lance Dewease)A decent pill draw had LD sitting to go out for time trials in 16th at Friday night's World of Outlaws "Tune Up" at Williams Grove Speedway. But by the time he made it onto the track, it had already begun to drop off and 17th is where he timed in. He was slated to start sixth in his heat, where he flew to third in one lap. Press Releases5/12
  • Mark Dobmeier)The level of competition was tough, but “Dynamite” Mark Dobmeier and the Jimco Motorsports #13 team was on their game last weekend. In two FVP National Sprint League events, they came home with a fourth and sixth place finish at Eagle Raceway in Nebraska and Knoxville Raceway in Iowa respectively. As the new team continues to jell, the NSL heads to Jacksonville Speedway in Illinois this Friday night for the $5,000 to win “Sprints Gone Wild” event. On Saturday, the team will head to Knoxville, before Huset’s Speedway near Brandon, South Dakota tries to get their opener in on Sunday. Press Releases5/12
  • Shane Stewart)Shane Stewart and Larson Marks Racing team returned to Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio where they earned their first-career win as a team last season. Stewart earned a runner-up finish on Friday night and appeared to be destined for a third-place finish on Saturday before a shredded left rear tire stopped their run with just two laps remaining. Press Releases5/12
  • Russ Hall)Russ Hall didn’t wait long to register his first win of the season. Last Saturday night, he picked up a victory in the 360 class at the season opener for the Knoxville Raceway. The win was the Pleasant Hill, Iowa driver’s third at the “Sprint Car Capital of the World”. After a Wednesday night crash at the Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Russ didn’t even think he could get the Skillz Motorsports #29 to the track three days later. This Friday night will see Russ in 410 competition at the “Sprints Gone Wild” event featuring the FVP National Sprint League vs. the MOWA series at Jacksonville Speedway in Illinois aboard the Northrop Racing #83. He will be back in Knoxville on Saturday. Press Releases5/12
  • Morgan Turpen)Morgan Turpen continued her streak of impressive runs by capturing another pair of top 5s in South Carolina and Georgia this past weekend. “I knew that when they sopped the race track before the feature I would be a sitting duck starting on the pole,” Morgan said on Friday night after the feature at Travelers Rest Speedway. “It ended up just being a track where anyone was fast, wheel spinning and junk. I can’t believe they messed up the good, racy, race track they had,” she explained in frustration. Press Releases5/12
  • King of the West)The traveling King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series invades the Central Valley for the first time in 2015 this Saturday night, with the annual Chris & Brian Faria Memorial on tap at the Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare. Competing alongside KWS for the first time this year will be the always exciting USAC West Coast Wingless 360 Sprints. KoW, JH Wingless, Civil War 5/12
  • Brent Marks)After canceling their recent Eldora Speedway trip due to poor weather forecasts, Brent Marks Racing will finally have the opportunity to join the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. Brent Marks, pilot of the Brent Marks Racing, BAPS Auto Paint & Supplies, Creekside Auto Sales, Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel, Diamond Toyota, no. 19M ‘410’ sprint car, will go head-to-head with ‘The Greatest Show on Dirt’ this Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday for four complete programs in Pennsylvania and New York. ‘The Myerstown Missile’ has been one of the most consistent drivers in central Pennsylvania in 2015 and looks forward to using that momentum this week when the ‘Outlaws’ invade. Press Releases5/12
  • Carl Bowser)In only their third race of the season, Carl Bowser and the CBR #10 team were able to celebrate their first win in 2015 on Friday, May 8th at Lernerville Speedway. The victory is Bowser’s 22nd career victory and 15th at the ‘Action Track’. Press Releases5/12
  • Nebraska 360 Sprints)The roar of 700 horsepower Sprint Cars returns to Park Jefferson Speedway this Saturday Night. Park Jefferson has historically been host to the North/South Sprint Shootout presented by the Days Inn of North Sioux City, and will see that event occur again on Saturday as the drivers of the Midwest Sprint Touring Series based in South Dakota and Minnesota come south to tackle the Nebraska 360 Sprint Car Series. Over 25 of the top race teams from the region will come to do battle on the black gumbo of Park Jefferson Speedway. Press Releases5/12
  • Attica Raceway Park OH)When the World of Outlaws Sprint Series invades Attica Raceway Park on Friday, May 29th not only will the Attica stars be gunning for the $10,000 top prize in the 40 lap Kistler Engines Classic they will also be racing for some big bonus money. Press Releases5/12
  • ASCS Frontier)After bitter cold and rain put an end to the original opening weekend for the 2015 season with the ASCS Frontier Region, the North’s finest Sprint Car drivers will make the trip to the Electric City Speedway in Great Falls, Mont. for a double-header in the Montana Sprint Car Shootout. ASCS 5/12
  • Bloomington Speedway IN)The Josh Burton Memorial continues to grow in stature at Bloomington Speedway. From a humble celebration of the popular young racer in its first iteration, it has become one of the most attended races of the year at the historic oval. This year’s event will be no exception. Press Releases5/12
  • Hoosier Hundred)The prestige of the Hoosier Hundred and the history of USAC’s Silver Crown Series are luring former drivers and car owners out of retirement for the annual 100-mile event before the 99th Indianapolis 500. A popular former driver and car owner have teamed to make a formidable combination for the May 21 event at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, while another former car owner is said to be teaming with a two-time Hoosier Hundred winner for an assault on the series. Press Releases5/12
  • ASCS Red River)The American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Red River Region presented by Smiley’s Racing Products returns to action this weekend with the season’s only appearance at the Lubbock Speedway in Lubbock, Texas on Friday, May 15 and first of three dates at the Lawton Speedway in Lawton, Okla. on Saturday, May 16. ASCS 5/12

Monday May 11th 2015 

“Reality continues to ruin my life.” ― Bill Watterson

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  • Joey Saldana)If you’re a binge racing fan then the World of Outlaws has a schedule that is right in your wheelhouse. Beginning Wed. May 13, the Outlaws have scheduled five nights of racing in seven days. The races, all on the East Coast, are home turf for the three Motter Equipment HE&M Saw Beltline Body Shop crew members who hail from Pennsylvania. Press Releases5/11
  • All Stars)The University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions will get back to action with a huge triple-header weekend of racing May 22-24.   It all begins Friday, May 22 when the series invades the three-eighths mile banked dirt oval of Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth, Ind., for the Earl Gaerte Classic. It marks the first time in the track’s history that 410 cubic inch powered winged sprint cars will compete at “The Playground of Power.” It also marks the first ever appearance at the track for the All Stars All Stars 5/11
  • Chase Karpenko)Chace Karpenko is the first to admit that his return to Sprintcar racing in last Saturday night’s 2015 season opener at Darwin’s Northline Speedway was far from easy, but he was pleased with the fact that he was able to end the night with a feature-race podium result.Press Releases5/11
  • Brock Zearfoss)The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series will be making their first trek through central Pennsylvania this week; accompanied by some of the best sprint car drivers and teams in the country. Brock Zearfoss will join in on the siege against ‘The Greatest Show on Dirt’ this Friday and Saturday, May 15th & 16th at the Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. The ‘Outlaws’ will face off against the ‘Pennsylvania Posse’ for two complete shows on Friday and Saturday night; highlighted with ‘The Morgan Cup’ on Saturday. Press Releases5/11
  • David Gravel)David Gravel and his Destiny Motorsports team had a nice 11th place finish at the Eldora Speedway on Friday night before an early issue under the hood of their car on Saturday night sidelined the team early in the feature event. Press Releases5/11
  • Kerry Madsen)Kerry Madsen and his Keneric Racing/American Racing team put a frustrating week behind them as they invaded the Eldora Speedway on Friday and Saturday night, and had two strong runs resulting in fifth and sixth place finishes. Press Releases5/11
  • Craig Dollansky)Though their first weekend together did not produce results they were happy with, both Craig Dollansky and his Roth Motorsports team are pleased with the progress they made in two nights of racing and are looking forward to three nights of racing this week in Pennsylvania. Press Releases5/11
  • Robbie Price)Taking to the high-speed 3/8 mile, Gray’s Harbor Raceway in Elma, WA, Robbie Price overcame a late flat tire to pick up a sixth place finish on Saturday night. “Overall it was a pretty good night for us,” Price said. “We had Willie Kahne with us as we experimented with some new FK Twin Tube shocks, and we thank him a ton for taking the time to do so.” Press Releases5/11
  • Tim Kaeding)In just a handful of starts together in 2015, Tim Kaeding and the Lunstra Motorsports team are proving to be a potent combination, as the San Jose, CA picked up two Top-5 finishes with the National Sprint League over the weekend. Press Releases5/11
  • Dakota Hendrickson)Dakota Hendrickson and his Van Dyke Motorsports team were able to get a trio of shows in last week, as Hendrickson finished 15th on Wednesday night in Oskaloosa, IA, 21st at the Eagle Raceway with the NSL, and 13th during the Knoxville Raceway 360ci opener on Saturday night. Press Releases5/11
  • Ian Madsen)With Mother Nature stepping aside and letting the KCP Racing get a couple of races in last week, Ian Madsen would finish 13th on Friday night at the Eagle Raceway, before finishing 10th on Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway. Press Releases5/11
  • National Sprint League)The FVP National Sprint League and the Neal Tire & Auto Service Midwest Open Wheel Association (MOWA) square off this Friday night, May 15 at “America’s Baddest Bullring”, the Jacksonville Speedway in Jacksonville, Illinois. The “Sprints Gone Wild” event will not only see the best of the two series squaring off, it will also see a pair of Hall of Famers in the house as “The King” Steve Kinser and Danny Smith are just two of the invaders expected to vie for the $5,000 top prize! National Sprint League 5/11
  • Ryan Smith)Ryan Smith has been eagerly awaiting the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series return to Central Pennsylvania. The moment will arrive this week as the premier sprint car series will face Smith and the PA Posse on Wednesday at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown for the Gettysburg Clash before races on Friday and Saturday at Williams Grove Speedway during the Morgan Cup. Press Releases5/11
  • Dominic Scelzi)Dominic Scelzi powered to his best career result at Petaluma Speedway on Saturday with the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series. Scelzi's third-place finish also marked his third consecutive podium and it places him tied for second place in the championship standings - only one point behind the leader. Press Releases5/11
  • Greg Decaires)2014 Placerville Speedway Champion, Greg DeCaires is proving to be a strong contender for the 2015 track championship, as he picked up his fourth straight podium finish on Saturday night, as he came across the finish line second. Press Releases5/11
  • World of Outlaws)This week the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series heads east into Central Pennsylvania where the opening shots in the 2015 battle between the Outlaws and the Posse will be fired. DIRT/World of Outlaws 5/11
  • Matt Peterson)Matt Peterson has no trouble moving forward, and on Saturday night at the Placerville Speedway who proved that as he finished 10th after going to the back on two separate occasions. “We didn’t have a bad night by any means, we just had some bad luck, but fortunately Brian Cannon and all of my guys gave me a great car, worked hard, and we escaped with a 10th place finish,” Matt Peterson said. Press Releases5/11
  • Andy Gregg)A whirlwind week for Andy Gregg culminated with the Placerville, CA driver charging from 20th to sixth on Saturday night at the Placerville Speedway, his second consecutive hard charge at the high-banked quarter mile speedway. “It was a crazy week, and I have to thank the family, and friends, who stepped up and helped our personally, and with the race team,” Gregg said. “Willie Croft came up huge and allowed us to borrow an engine, and our entire team thanks him tremendously.” Press Releases5/11
  • Column)Pat & Bruce Eckel have notes from Bloomington IN A Typical Weekend 5/11

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  • DIRTVision)Don't miss complete coverage of this week's World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series races! First up is the Gettysburg Clash at Lincoln Speedway on May 13th! For only $21.95, you can watch all of the racing action from the comfort of your own home! Coverage begins at approximately 7:00 PM EST with hot laps. DIRT/World of Outlaws 5/11
  • Brad Loyet)Winning the Eagle Nationals in 2014 was big for Brad Loyet and the Loyet Motorsports/Vacuworx Global #o5 team, but Friday’s FVP National Sprint League win at Eagle Raceway was just as nice. The Sunset Hills, Missouri driver exchanged the lead with Brian Brown a pair of times late in the going, but surged to a thrilling win on the 1/3-mile high-banked oval. It was a roller coaster weekend, however, as Brad was involved in a scary accident at Knoxville on Saturday. That ruined any chances of him taking home the $20,000 bonus from Phil Durst of Durst Motorplex for a sweep of the weekend. Press Releases5/11
  • Sean Becker)Sean Becker and his Menne Motorsports team turned in another strong performance at the Silver Dollar Speedway on Friday night, as Becker would finish in the second spot, before a forgettable night with the Monhoff Motorsports team at the Placerville Speedway on Saturday night. Press Releases5/11
  • Mason Moore)A pair of 410ci events were on tap for Mason Moore over the weekend, as he picked up a sixth place finish on Friday night before limping to a 13th place finish on Saturday night with the King of the West Series in Petaluma, CA. “Friday night we had good speed, but the track was tricky to pass on, and on Saturday night we were good all night, until getting caught up in wreck that was in front of us,” Moore said. Press Releases5/11
  • Chase Johnson)Chase Johnson was on the path of powering to his first career top five with the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series last Saturday before bad luck returned. Johnson had driven the Shawn and Cyndi Thomas owned sprint car to just outside the top five approximately two thirds of the way through the main event at Petaluma Speedway when a steering problem forced him to the pits early. Press Releases5/11
  • Jarrett Soares)A week after failing to make the feature event at the Bradway Memorial, Jarrett Soares returned to action with the King of the West Series at the Petaluma Speedway and worked his way forward from his 19th starting position to finish 14th. Press Releases5/11
  • Willie Croft)Looking to pick up his third consecutive win at the Petaluma Speedway with the King of the West Series on Saturday night, Willie Croft’s night would come to a violent end, as contact on the seventh lap would send his machine upside down. Press Releases5/11
  • Brian Brown)There was a time when Brian Brown and the Casey’s General Stores/FVP #21 did not relish their trips to Eagle Raceway in Nebraska. That is a thing of the past, as the Grain Valley, Missouri driver had another great finish at the 1/3-mile high-banked oval. The second place run in a FVP National Sprint League thriller preceded a tough night Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Iowa. Things started well for you on Friday at Eagle with quick time. Press Releases5/11
  • Kyle Larson Racing)The most lucrative one-night event in Outlaw Kart racing history will take place on Tuesday, September 8 at Cycleland Speedway in Chico, Calif. The Outlaw Kart Showcase, presented by Kyle Larson Racing, will offer a $20,000 purse in the Outlaw Kart Open Division with a staggering $5,000 going to the overall high point earner during the night. The Outlaw Kart Showcase will also host a night of racing for the Box Stock division and the 250 Outlaw Karts. Press Releases5/11
  • Jace Vander Weerd)Taking on the USAC/CRA Series at the Ventura Raceway on Saturday night during the All Coast Challenge, Jace Vander Weerd put together a very strong night that ultimately saw him cross the stripe with a 12th place finish. Press Releases5/11
  • Richard Vander Weerd)With a frustrating night of winged racing in his rear view mirror, Richard Vander Weerd thrilled the Ventura Raceway on Saturday night as he made a last lap, last corner pass to win the USAC/CRA All Coast Challenge. “Saturday night definitely made up for a disappointing night on Friday, and I have to thank this team for all of their hard work,” Richard Vander Weerd said. Press Releases5/11
  • Jason Sides)Jason Sides continued his hot streak by recording a pair of top 10s last weekend at Eldora Speedway with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. That gives him four straight top 10s and nine top 10s in 11 races since the beginning of April. It also marked the first time since 2010 that Sides has earned multiple top 10s at the famed half-mile oval. Press Releases5/11
  • Danny Lasoski)Big Game Motorsports powered to its first victory of the season on Saturday at Knoxville Raceway. The win came during the first career FVP National Sprint League event at the half-mile oval and it gives driver Danny Lasoski a 108-point lead in the championship standings after three races. Press Releases5/11
  • TBJ Promotions)The Hinchman Racewear Eagle Nationals is a marquee event on the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour schedule and for good reason. The legendary race, which is slated for Saturday, May 30, at Eagle Raceway in Eagle, Neb., has featured five different winners in six features while under the tutelage of TBJ Promotions since 2010. Press Releases5/11
  • USAC)The 2015 "Day Before the 500" will sport a new look and feel this year as Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, located in nearby Brownsburg, Ind., hosts one of America's most traditional motorsports events May 23. USAC5/11
  • USAC)The innovative International Intercollegiate evGrandPrix unfolds this week at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the result of a joint venture with USAC and Purdue University as the event enters its fifth year. USAC5/11
  • USAC)USAC's Western HPD Midget series resumes this weekend with races at Visalia and Lemoore, Calif. USAC5/11
  • USAC)R.J. Johnson goes for an unprecedented fifth consecutive USAC Southwest Sprint Car Series victory this Saturday when the series visits Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz. Johnson now has 24 series wins to his credit, including an April 18 win at Queen Creek. He also won three times at Arizona Speedway in 2013. USAC5/11
  • USAC)Robert Ballou of Rocklin, Calif. vaulted into a two-point lead over Chase Stockon in the new AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car standings after winning Friday night's 30-lap feature at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio and taking fifth in Saturday night's "Don Branson/Jud Larson Classic" 30-lapper. USAC5/11
  • USAC)Richard Vander Weerd of Visalia, Calif. passed Matt Mitchell coming off turn four on the final lap to win Saturday night's "All Coast Challenge" AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint race at Ventura (Calif.) Raceway. (Scott Sheldon Photo) Mike Spencer is back atop the standings in the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car series and takes a six-point lead over defending series champion Damion Gardner into the May 23 "Salute to Indy" at Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway. USAC5/11
  • NWWT)The Northwest Wingless Tour would open up their 2015 campaign at Cottage Grove Speedway on Saturday May 9th. Thirteen cars from the states of Oregon and Washington would be in attendance. Some great racing would take place at the historic 1/4-mile clay oval. Press Releases5/11
  • Tommy Tarlton)Tommy Tarlton continues to run very well at the Ocean Speedway, and on Friday night, he picked up his fourth top five of the year at the Santa Cruz County Fairground facility. Press Releases5/11
  • Ocean Speedway CA)When it comes to Sprint Car drivers on a roll in Northern California, there are few that can be listed above current Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo point leader Justin Sanders, who will look for his third straight Ocean Speedway victory on Friday. Press Releases5/11
  • Triple X Race Co)The first tussle between the World of Outlaws and the PA Posse is coming this week, and Team XXX drivers are ready to take the top prize. Posse drivers Brian Montieth and Greg Hodnett both took feature wins in their XXX chassis this weekend while Team XXX outlaw drivers Kraig Kinser, Logan Schuhart and Jacob Allen look to take big money wins on Pennsylvania soil. Triple X Race Components wishes all of our drivers and teams the best of luck this week and congratulates our other feature winners from the weekend including Chase Viebrock and Kyle Miller who won without wings, Nathan Skaggs who dominated the OVSCA and Jeff Halligan who was the 358 winner at Lincoln Speedway.Press Releases5/11
  • Danny Holtgraver)Danny Holtgraver and Phoenix Racing will continue down the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series trail with a trio of events in central Pennsylvania; beginning this Wednesday evening, May 13th. Holtgraver, driver of the Phoenix Racing, Bonnell’s Rod Shop, DKW Transport, Auto Electric of Jupiter, Florida, Southern Pacific Farms, no. 59 ‘410’ sprint car, will join ‘The Greatest Show on Dirt’ at the Lincoln Speedway and Williams Grove Speedway over a four day time period; the first Pennsylvania swing of the 2015 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series campaign. Press Releases5/11

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  • Ryan Bernal)With tremendous success in non-winged sprint cars, Ryan Bernal was final able to do a wing dance on Friday night, as the Hollister, CA driver parked his Mike Phulps Motorsports No. 56 machine in victory lane a the Keller Auto Speedway as he earned his first career winged sprint car victory. Press Releases5/11
  • DJ Netto)Finishing second at the Kings Speedway in Hanford, CA on Friday night, DJ Netto would battle back to finish sixth with the King of the West Series at the Petaluma Speedway on Saturday night after getting caught up in an early wreck. Press Releases5/11
  • Steven Tiner)Though he lost his nose wing on the first lap of the 30-lap race on Friday night in Hanford, CA, Steven Tiner did all he could to pocket a seventh place finish. Press Releases5/11
  • Justin Sanders)If you have not been paying attention to Justin Sanders thus far in 2015, it just might be time you start. Sanders picked up his fourth and fifth wins of the season over the weekend as he won at the Ocean Speedway on Friday night for the second consecutive week, before charging from 14th on Saturday to pick up his third win of the year at the Marysville Raceway. Press Releases5/11
  • Jonathan Allard)Slowly getting things going in the right direction in 2015, Jonathan Allard and his Tri-C Motorsports team picked up their first win of the season on Friday night after a spirited battle for the race’s top spot. Press Releases5/11
  • Kick-It)The Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation announced plans for the fourth-annual Tony Stewart Kick-It Cup and third Weld Racing Go-Kart Spectacular at the 2015 FVP Knoxville (Iowa) Nationals. To honor Jeff Gordon's long and illustrious racing career, which included winged and non-winged sprints from 1985 to 1990, the week's events will be old-school with a reference to the 1980s. Press Releases5/11
  • Ohsweken Speedway ONT)Ohsweken Speedway officials are proud to announce the return of Burger Barn as a major sponsor at the track, and title sponsor of the Northern Summer Nationals and Night Before the Nationals. Press Releases5/11
  • Toowomba Speedway AU)Toowoomba Speedway is proud to welcome Bennie Bishop on board as Operations and Events Manager, effective immediately. Signing the versatile and multi-talented 42 year old is major shot in the arm that further reinforces the exciting future for the new era at Toowoomba Speedway with the new management and lease ownership structure. Press Releases5/11
  • OCRS)The sprint cars of the AmeriFlex Hose & Accessories / Oil Capital Racing Series will embark on the first of six scheduled weekend doubleheaders this Friday and Saturday in what will be two completely different venues for drivers to adapt to. OCRS 5/11
  • ESS)For the second consecutive season, Trenton, NJ’s Bitner Automotive will be rewarding some of the fastest 360 sprint car drivers in ranks of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS). It’s known as the Bitner Automotive Blistering Fast Time. Press Releases5/11

Sunday May 10th 2015 

“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

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  • The Speedway Motors/Champion Racing Oil Central PA Sprint Cars fired off Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway and Brian Montieth came away with his 5th point series feature win of the year in the Outlaw Tuneup.  It made two wins in a row for Brian at Williams Grove. Saturday night at Lincoln Speedway Danny Dietrich took the win with Brian Montieth in 2nd. Up at Port Royal Speedway point leader Greg Hodnett won his 4th series feature of 2015. They are the top 3 in points and they took all three weekend features.Speedway Motors/Champion Racing Oil Central PA 5/10
  • Antioch Speedway CA)The popular Winged 360 Sprint Cars return to Antioch Speedway for their third of eight scheduled appearances. When they return to the track, they bring with them an amazing 11 race streak in which there have been no repeat winners. Press Releases5/10
  • Antioch Speedway CA)Antioch Speedway promoter John Soares Jr. was at the forefront of the creation of a popular form of Sprint Car racing. Seeking to create a class of Sprint Car that would appeal to Stock Car racers and the kids coming up from Micro Sprints, Soares decided to make it happen. Back in 1998, he put Don O'Keefe Jr. and Don Martin II to the task of creating a new rules set and building what became the Wingless Spec Sprint division. Press Releases5/10
  • Adam Kekich)Last weekend the All Star Circuit of Champions rolled into Mercer Raceway Park, Coming off a win in their last appearance at the Mercer bullring, the Bonnell's Rod Shop race team was anxious to get back on track. The night started strong with a 10th quick qualifying lap. Adam piloted the 5K to a 4th place finish in his heat race putting him in the A Main. Starting 15th in the main event, Adam got to work battling on a slick racing surface. With about 10 laps remaining, he felt like he lost the car and dropped back to finish 21st. After the race, the team discovered a broken pan hard bar.. This weekend found the team back at Mercer for a regular night of racing. Adam lined up for the first heat race at the tail in 9th place, and raced his way up to a 3rd place finish. He went on to start the feature in 12th position worked is way forward to finish 7th.5/10
  • Florida Open Wheel)Link for race video from Richard Golardi: https://youtu.be/RB3FEZk1zGI "YouTube video - Top Gun Sprint Series at Volusia Speedway Park, Feature Race, 5-9-2015"5/10
  • Tony Bruce Jr)Rain forced Tony Bruce Jr. and the One 8 Motorsports team to enact Plan B last weekend. Knoxville Raceway became the host for Bruce Jr. for the first time this season on Saturday following Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour rainouts on Thursday at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., during the McCarthy Auto Group KC Klassic and on Saturday at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark. Press Releases5/10
  • Henry Van Dam)Saturday night was chalked up as a learning experience for Henry Van Dam, whose night ended in a crash at Grays Harbor Raceway. "It was one of those nights where you learned what not to do," he said. "Sometimes you need those nights." Press Releases5/10
  • Port Royal Speedway PA)After a week off for Spring Break on May 16, Port Royal Speedway will return to action with a huge holiday weekend program of racing on Saturday, May 23 at 7 pm with Triple 25-lap features as the Fallen Heroes Championships are run. The 410 sprints, super late models and River Valley Builders 305 sprints will all compete in 25-lap mains with increased purses, meant to honor the five drivers in speedway history who lost their lives in a racing accident at the track. Central PA5/10
  • Williams Grove Speedway PA)The World of Outlaws will invade Williams Grove Speedway this Friday and Saturday night, May 15 and 16, at 7:30 pm. The invasion by the traveling band will be the first of three clashes between the outlaws and the Pennsylvania Posse this year. On Friday night, the 25-lap sprint car winner will receive $8,000 while Saturday’s champion of a 30-lap feature will walk away with $12,000 plus another $5,000 for being crowned the 2015 Morgan Cup champion. Central PA5/10
  • Racing Fans Direct)Our plans are changed for 2015 , but our aim as always is make it affordable , and for our 2016 Tour to the Knoxville Nationals , you will have your choice of different payment plans , that will fit all budgets . Fees or costs will be released soon .This tour to the Nationals can be accessed from anywhere in the USA or overseas and I guarantee this tour will save you money when traveling with RFD . Press Releases5/10
  • NCRA) Latest update on the 2015 National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products sprint car schedule finds a reminder that the next event slated will be held on Saturday night, May 23m at Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, Nebraska. The tour will be joined by the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 sprint car series. The tour will end the month of May one week later (30th) at Dodge City Raceway Park in Dodge City, Kansas. Pit gates for the Junction Motor Speedway event open at 4:00 PM; grandstands at 5:00 PM; with racing slated for a 7:00 PM start time. Adult general admission is $20 while students 6-12 get in for 5; Kids ages 5 and under get admitted free into the grandstands. Pit passes are $30 (for all non-NASCAR members.) Junction Motor Speedway is located five miles south of York I-80/Hwy 81 Interchange at McCool Junction, Nebraska. For more information call (402) 773-5538 ext 4 or visit www.junctionmotorspeedway.com. For more information on this and any other NCRA sanctioned event, please call the series office (316) 755-1781. 5/10

  • Column)Kevin Oldham has previous weekend’s KISS events at Gas City and Kokomo. KO's Indiana Bullring Scene5/10
  • VSS)Virginia Sprint Series Race #4 Saturday May 9th 2015 IMCA RaceSaver Mid-Atlantic Division Shenandoah Speedway Shenandoah, Va.  Anthony Linkenhoker used his smooth style to move up front and take his first win ever at Shenandoah Speedway. Heats on a warm spring evening saw Bill Rice and Brian Lawson take wins before it was off to the feature. Chris Ware and Bill Rice paced the field to green with Ware out first by a nose but Rice came back to lead the lap as problems hit in turn one. Brian Lawson pushed up in to Tom Humphries blocking the track and taking French Grimes with them. On the restart Rice lead with Ware in second as Linkenhoker followed. Linkenhoker went around Ware and was off after Rice. On lap ten Linkenhoker went under Rice and to the lead where he would stay for his first win at Shenandoah as Ware stayed close. At the line it was Anthony Linkenhoker, Chris Ware, Charlie Ware, Jerald Harris, Ron Moyers, Andrew Wrotten, Bill Rice, Brian Lawson, Tom Humphries, French Grimes and Tony Harris. Next Week it’s back to the dirt at Eastside Speedway in Waynesboro, Va. on Saturday night May 16th 5/10
  • USCS)19-year-old sprint car hot shoe Eric Riggins, Jr. from Charlotte, N.C. now has three United Sprint Car Series (USCS) presented by K&N Filters main event wins in 2015, after he blew by eleven-time and defending series champion Terry Gray on lap 22 of the 30-lap “Night of the Wings” main event at North Georgia Speedway and led the final nine laps en route to www.rockauto.com USCS Victory Lane. USCS 5/10
  • Selinsgrove Speedway PA)The Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint Tour (ESS) will return to Selinsgrove Speedway this Saturday, May 16, for a $3,000-to-win, 25-lap main event for 358-360 sprint cars sponsored by Mach 1 Chassis. Track gates will open at 5 p.m. with racing slated to start at 7 p.m. Central PA5/10

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  • Plymouth Dirt Track WI)360 Sprints pushed off for the 25 lap feature event with Ken Jay Fiedler back after motor issues last week and John Krebsbach setting the pace. Krebsbach pulled out to an early lead overTim Haddytight behind while Fiedler slowly fell back.Many drivers were flying on the high side merely missing the turn 4 wall. Race Results 5/10
  • Patriots)Bryan Howland started from the Pole Position Saturday Night, but he had to wait until the white flag was in the air that he saw the lead, which was just fine with him as he was able to park in Victory Lane. Howland, 28, of Auburn, NY, made a late-race pass on New Jersey’s Robbie Stillwaggon to score his third-career win at the Woodhull Raceway. The four-time Patriot Sprint Tour Champion always has a good car when the series travels to the high banks, but on a hot spring night, he needed to scrap his plans to score the win. Race Results 5/10
  • King of the West)Despite a number of double file restarts in the main event on Saturday at Petaluma Speedway nobody could catch the fast moving Bud Kaeding, who started from the front row and led all 30-laps for his second straight King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series victory. KoW, JH Wingless, Civil War 5/10
  • Keller Auto Speedway CA)Racing returned to the “King of the Dirt Tracks” on Friday night, and a stellar crowd on hand saw non-wing ace, Ryan Bernal break through and grab his first career winged sprint car win during the Duinkerken Farms King of Kings feature event, while Ricky Childress, Jr scored his second consecutive win with the RaceChic IMCA Sport Mod’s, and Bryan Burnes was dominant during the McAlister’s Auto IMCA Mod feature event. Race Results 5/10

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  • Photos)More Saturday photos from around the country are in SpeedShotz 5/10
  • 34 Raceway IA)305 sprints...1 6 1 Jayson Ditsworth 2 4 61 Dillan Roth 3 3 7 Nick Guernsey 4 8 40C Cody Wehrle 5 9 27 John Schulz 6 2 21 Brandyn Martin 7 7 83 Dave Getchell 8 13 21E Evan Epperson 9 10 36 Justin Newberry 10 1 87 Heath Bundy 11 11 71 Nathan Murders 12 5 58 Andy Krieger 13 12 17 Shane Quam 5/10
  • I-90 Speedway SD)Front row starter Lee Grosz cruised with open race track, through back markers and through rain to earn his second Midwest Sprint Touring Series win on Coffee Cup Night at I-90 Speedway. Grosz held off pole sitter Troy Schreurs and enjoyed a comfortable lead for much of the event. Rain began to fall eight laps into the 25 lap event. "Sometimes it pushes the front end pretty good so I stayed on the bottom because I knew there wasn't much going on up top," Grosz said in describing his handling of the race and rain.Race Results 5/10
  • ARDC)Brett Wanner of Shoemakersville, PA picked up the win in the twenty lap American Racing Drivers Club (ARDC) feature on the Bridgeport Speedway quarter mile on Friday night. Wanner became the fourth different driver in four races to capture a win in 2015 ARDC competition. Race Results 5/10
  • Williams Grove Speedway PA)Dominating is the proper word describing Scott Geesey’s performance in the first two weeks of Williams Grove Speedway’s Saturday Night Series Blazer’s Body Shop Super Sportsman shows. The driver from Wellsville roared to the feature win on opening night. This week he returns and scores an easy victory. Central PA5/10
  • Susquehanna Speedway Park PA)IMCA PA Sprint Series Feature (20 laps): 1. Ken Duke; 2. Zach Newbin; 3. Brandt Cook; 4. Darren Miller; 5. Stephanie Stevens; 6. Donnie Hendershot; 7. Erin Statler; 8. Tyler Lebo; 9. Randy Kaylor; 10. Tylor Cochran; 11. John Martin II; 12. Alex Potosky; 13. Cody Hockenberry; 14. Dave Graber; 15. Jay Krout; 16. Steve Storrie; 17. Judi Bates; 18. Colby Dice; 19. John Bordlemay; DNS – Drew Ritchey; Kyle Lloyd; Tyler Brown. FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Storrie (1-17); Duke (18-20). HEAT RACE WINNERS: Cook; Storrie and Dice. 5/10
  • Selinsgrove Speedway PA)Eric Tomecek of Abbottstown thrilled the huge crowd that was on hand Saturday at Selinsgrove Speedway for the Max Media Pack The Track Night with a convincing victory in the 25-lap 360 sprint car feature. The $2,000 win in the Central Builders Supply Company No. 1W was Tomecek’s first since May 4, 2013, at the track. He became the third different winner in five races in 360 sprint car competition. Central PA5/10
  • IRA)It had been some time in the making, but the Rhine Auto Motorsports team, and it’s driver Ben Schmidt had been destined for victory lane, it was simply a matter of when, and if their luck would hold. Snake bit on several occasions the past couple seasons, Schmidt avoided mechanical issues, and outran Phillip Mock, and a hard charging Blake Nimee to earn his first career victory with the Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprints. Aside from an initial red flag incident the 30 lap main event clicked off 30 laps in rapid fashion running from green to checker. IRA 5/10
  • Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade)This weekend the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade got beautiful weather to run all three of their scheduled point series races in. Friday night saw Dwight Leppo set a new track record in the 25 lap feature event at Trail Way Speedway becoming the 1st driver to ever run a sub 6 min feature.Central PA5/10
  • National Sprint League)Danny Lasoski scored victory #102 at the Knoxville Raceway, but it still was a historic first. Saturday’s event marked the first ever visit for the FVP National Sprint League at the “Sprint Car Capital of the World”, Knoxville Raceway. The night also served as the first eligibility race for the DeBerg Concrete $25,000 to win Triple Crown Challenge, in which drivers must win at Knoxville, Huset’s Speedway in Brandon, South Dakota, and at the Jackson Nationals in Minnesota on September 5. National Sprint League 5/10

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  • Husets Speedway SD)Races are rained out Sunday 5/10
  • Wayne County Speedway OH)A quick but powerful wall of rain and wind hit Wayne County Speedway just as the second heat of Lias Tire Late Model race took the checkered flag and interrupted the program. Following a little more than an hour of track reprep, and with about 20 minutes from being able to go back to racing, Jason Flory and his track crew lost out when another shower hit the race track and ended any chance of the show getting completed. Press Releases5/10
  • ND TECH SHOCK DYNOS) Great job by Otto Sitterly and the entire Nicotra Racing Team on winning the opening night feature for the fifth time at Oswego Speedway. Otto uses his dyno to tune his shocks to perfection. Another congratulations goes out to Mike Bond, as he set quick time and won his heat race in the highly competitive SBS division at Oswego. Mike uses custom valved Bilstein Shocks by Heckman Motorsports/ND Tech. Thanks to both of you for a great effort.5/10

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  • ASCS SW)The last time Bob Ream, Jr. strapped into his Service Launch No. 8 at the Arizona Speedway, he found himself sitting outside the first turn after a nearly straight-a-way long flip at the start of the A-Feature with the ASCS Southwest Region. ASCS 5/10
  • Placerville Speedway CA)#33T Jimmy Trulli #4sa Greg DeCaires #5 Kurt Organ #21 Colby Weisz #77 Mike Benson #14R Andy Gregg #57 Billy Butler #45 Jake Morgan #5x Max Adams #P37 Matt Peterson #10 Logan Seavey #85 CJ Humphreys #7n Zack Lynskey #57B Bobby Butler #88 Koen Shaw #35 Sean Becker #58 Matt Barber #20J James Sweeney #25 Justin Johnson #1r Ryan Robinson 5/10
  • USAC/CRA)AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: May 9, 2015 – Ventura, California – Ventura Raceway – “All Coast Challenge” FEATURE: (40 laps) 1. Richard Vander Weerd, 2. Matt Mitchell, 3. Austin Williams, 4. Brody Roa, 5. Ronnie Gardner, 6. Greg Taylor, 7. Mike Spencer, 8. Jake Swanson, 9. Troy Rutherford, 10. Damion GardnerUSAC5/10
  • Penn Live)Greg Hodnett in the right spot at the right time, claims Port Royal Sprint Car main http://www.pennlive.com/ 5/10
  • Skagit Speedway WA)Youth was served at Skagit Speedway on Saturday night during the fourth round of the Dwayne Lane’s Family of Auto Centers Racing Series. Nate Vaughn found victory lane in his fourth time in a Sprint Car in the 410 division while Jake Helsel made it two wins in two total nights of sprint car racing with the Sportsman Sprints.Race Results 5/10
  • Eldora Speedway OH)Donny Schatz swept the ‘Mother of All Sprint Car Weekends’ by winning both Friday and Saturday’s World of Outlaws (WoO) Sprint Car races and Justin Grant made a last lap pass to win the United States Auto Club (USAC) Sprint Car race at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. It was Schatz’s eighth World of Outlaws victory in 2015 as he led all 30 laps after starting from the pole. Race Results 5/10
  • Marysville Raceway CA)#18 Justin Sanders #22 Garen Linder #9L Cody Lamar #7H Jake Haulot #2B Jeremy Burt #6W Billy Wallace #14H Heath Hall #97 Cortney Dozier #49 Mike Monahan #88 Brad Bumgarner #22X Gary Burdick #16 Jimmy Steward #7N Dyllan Ogden #81 Kevin Lovell #60 Scott Clough #9 Peter Paulson #21H Jeremy Hawes #71L Korey Lovell #3F William Fielding #8 Jim Richardson #95 Brandon Dozier #7B Brent Dothage 5/10
  • Knoxville Raceway IA)Danny Lasoski scored victory #102 at the Knoxville Raceway, but it still was a historic first. Saturday’s event marked the first ever visit for the FVP National Sprint League at the “Sprint Car Capital of the World”, Knoxville Raceway. Ninety-eight sprint cars were in attendance for what served as a season opener at the Knoxville Raceway after three straight weeks of rainouts. Russ Hall took a popular win in the 360 class, and Devin Kline took the opener with the 305 class in a feature that honored the late Brian Hetrick. BillW's Knoxville News 5/10
  • Grays Harbor Raceway WA)1 18 Jason Solwold 2 33 Colton Heath 3 55 Trey Starks 4 7N Jared Peterson 5 3 JJ Hickle 6 9 Jayme Barnes 7 17 Cam Smith 8 9R Reese Goetz 9 0J Jay Cole 10 42 Devin Madonia 11 22R Mike Romig 12 21 Robby Price 13 15 Dan Dunlap 14 91 Chase Goetz 15 12t Nick Thornhill Evan Margenson Henry Van Dam Jason Reed Jared Ridge 5/10
  • OVSCA)Brushcreek Motorsports Complex OH....Nathan Skaggs, Ryan Broughton, Cole Duncan, Danny Smith, Jimmy Stinson, Ron Blair, Josh Davis, Wes McGlumphy, Jin Nier, Sam Ashworth. 5/10
  • Port Royal Speedway PA)Greg Hodnett became the third and final leader of the 25-lap 410 sprint car feature at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night to record his second oval win of the season worth $3,200 in what was an eventful feature. Central PA5/10
  • Pittsburghs PA Motor Speedway)RaceSaver Sprints...1 4J Jake Gomola 2 37 Hunter McCracken 3 29 Rob Bartchey 4 71 Nicole Walker 5 55 Ralph Engle Jr 6 30 Marcus Defreitas 7 34E Eliah Omwake 8 30S Donald Sotosky 9 15 Ed Mesaros 10 55h Brian Haney 11 17K Steve Kenawell 5/10
  • Eagle Raceway NE)IMCA Sprints...1 3 91 Adam Gullion 2 10 35 Trevor Grossenbacher 3 6 1 Doug Lovegrove 4 14 18 Terry Richards 5 9 4X Jason Danley 6 5 13 Eric Reichwaldt 7 11 5X Jason Martin 8 19 14 Joey Danley 9 7 100 Clint Benson 10 1 14G Gene Ackland 11 2 77D Keith Dragoo 12 16 20P Shon Pointer 13 15 57 Tj Artz 14 17 1R Matt Richards 15 18 1BX Toby Chapman 16 4 1B Brandon Horton 17 8 51 Mike Boston 18 20 0 Chase Weiler 19 12 12 Tyler Drueke 20 13 93 Ryan King 5/10
  • I-90 Speedway SD)1 2 4J Lee Grosz 2 1 12 Troy Schreurs 3 3 14 Jody Rosenboom 4 6 17b Ryan Bickett 5 8 6 Eric Lutz Sioux 6 12 11X Gregg Bakker 7 11 12X Brock Dump 8 10 2D Dusty Ballenger 9 13 13JM Jordan Martens 10 19 4 Cody Hansen 11 20 101 Chuck Mcgillivray 12 14 10 Dale Furby 13 16 70 Ben Waxdahl 14 15 3Z Matt Ziebarth 15 18 64 Jake Erickson 16 17 15 Joe Riedel 17 5 11J Jordan Nordstrom 18 4 42 Kevin Flowers 19 7 75 Tommy Barber 20 9 1 Justin Glaser 21 21 12L John Lambertz 5/10
  • King of the West)Petaluma Speedway CA....#0 Bud Kaeding #21X Carson Macedo #41 Dominic Scelzi #22 Shane Golobic #7C Andy Forsberg #88N DJ Netto #25 Bobby McMahan #69 Brent Kaeding #5V Colby Copeland #69C Chad Compton #13 Rowdy Mc Clenon #37 Mitchell Faccinto #22M Mason Moore #7H JoJo Helberg #12 Jarrett Soares #3B Bill Cornwell #9N Riley Matson #94 Gordon Rodgers #91RI Eli Deshaies #3C Jonathan Allard #68 Chase Johnson #29 Willie Croft #09S Geoffrey Strole 5/10
  • New Egypt Speedway NJ)305 sprints...#18 Tim Tanner #47 Adam Carberry #96 Gabe Fox #14 Karl Freyer #28 Tommy Carberry Jr #9L Joe Lord #202 Mark Bitner #9S Rick Stief #99 Stefanie Palmai #70 Ed Wagner #71 Chris Allen Jr. #12B Brad Franks #5Z Kody Kinser #23 Sam Lieberman #24 Mike Haggenbottom #10 Bob DeVault #44 David Brown Jr. #15B Bryant Davis #77J Jeff Geiges #12 Joe Kay #17C Keith Andersen #9B Brandon Poff #54 Pat Uselis #0 Harris Kohen 5/10
  • Top Gun)Volusia Speedway FL....#24 Danny Martin Jr. #82 Matt Kurtz #G6 Brandon Grubaugh #3A Aj Maddox #38 Tony Agin #22 Aj Parrish #16 Ben Fritz #52 Shane Kreidler #20 Frank Carlsson #11 Brett O'Donnell #02 Gene Lasker #5 Hayden Campbell #83 Mark Ruel #28 Garrett Green #00 Harley Zimmerman #19 Keith Butler #1 Dave Thomas 5/10
  • Lincoln Speedway PA)“Bring on the Outlaws next week!” So exclaimed Danny Dietrich after claiming his first Lincoln win of the season in the 25-lap Prospect Metal and Used Auto Parts Night feature event at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night. For the second straight week, Dietrich and points leader Brian Montieth thrilled the crowd with another wild ride through lapped traffic through the first 22 non-stop laps. But this time, it was Dietrich turning the tables on Montieth to score his 24th career Lincoln win. Central PA5/10
  • Mercer Raceway Park PA)On Pittsburgh Circle Track Club night at Mercer Raceway Park, a pair of defending divisional champions, Eric "Turkey" WIlliams (4 Your Car Connection and World of Wheels 410 Sprints) and Jimmy Holden (Approved Toilet Rentals 358 Modifieds) went to victory lane. Race Results 5/10
  • Selinsgrove Speedway PA)#1W Eric Tomecek #19 Colby Womer #77 Derek Locke #23 TJ Stutts #49s Mallie Shuster #28F Davie Franek #66 Ryan Kissinger #39 Eric Parker #3A Kevin Albert #C4 Jim Shuster #99K Cody Keller #33w Michael Walter II #1 Mark Smith #29 Jason Shultz #47 Bill Unglert #29S Derek Steward 5/10
  • World of Outlaws)Donny Schatz put together another dominant performance at Eldora Speedway on Saturday night as he scored his second World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series win in a row, sweeping the 'Mother of All Sprint Car Weekends.' A caution with two to go shook-up the field as then third-place Shane Stewart had a tire go down. Paul McMahan moved into third with Gary Taylor running second behind Schatz. It was the best ever Outlaws finish for Taylor. DIRT/World of Outlaws5/10
  • Lawrenceburg Speedway IN)1 4 18X Thomas Meseraull 2 1 5J Joss Moffatt 3 2 18 Jarett Andretti 4 8 17N Nick Bilbee 5 3 17R Kyle Robbins 6 6 9 Jordan Kinser 7 10 32 Garrett Abrams 8 7 89 Shawn Westerfeld 9 5 26 Justin Owen 10 11 26X Pat Giddens 11 14 51 Steve Bixler 12 9 7X Evan Gindling 13 12 51G Todd Gnat 14 13 42 John Race 15 15 3 Jake Simmons 5/10
  • IRA)Beaver Dam WI....A finish: 35 Ben Schmidt 1m Phillip Mock 79 Blake Nimee 44 Jason Johnson 6r Bill Rose 65 Jordan Goldesberry 85m Steve Mayer 4b Scott Biertzer 99 Kyle Marten 64 Scotty Thiel 5/10
  • Patriots)Woodhull NY...Bryan Howland wins over Robbie Stillwaggon, Donath, Barger, Kelleher, Zimbardi, Reakes, Drum, Cook Ry. Stillwaggon, Tanner, Wickham C.Hebing. 5/10
  • Oswego Speedway NY)Oswego Speedway Oswego, NY Saturday, May 9th, 2015 65th annual Opening Night presented by Planet Fitness/Mitchell's Speedway Press BOX SCORE: Novelis Supermodifieds Novelis Supermodified Kick-Off (50-laps): 1. 7 - Otto Sitterly, 2. 47 - Bob Bond, 3. 00 - Joe Gosek, 4. 91 - Bobby Santos, 5. 50 - Dave Gruel, 6. 05 - Jeff Abold, 7. 55 - Keith Shampine, 8. 26 - Shaun Gosselin, 9. 52 - Dave Danzer, 10. 22 - Pat Lavery, 11. 21 - Kody Graham, 12. 51 - Michael Muldoon, 13. 11 - Aric Iosue, 14. 83 - Lou LeVea Jr, 15. 0 - Tim Snyder, 16. 01 - Dan Connors, 17. 79 - Brian Sobus, 18. 96 - Lou LeVea Sr, 19. 6 - Davey Hamilton, 20. 02 - Brandon Bellinger, 21. 9 - Stephen Gioia III, 22. 06 - Dave Cliff, 23. 56 - Hal LaTulip Race Results 5/10
  • St Croix Valley Raceway WI)Clean sweeps were the order of the evening at St. Croix Valley Raceway’s season opener on Friday night, with drivers in five divisions taking home victories in both their heat and feature races. The Valley celebrated Mother’s Day with its Moms Rock night featuring giveaways and specials for all of the moms in attendance and blistering racing action in all six regular classes. Race Results 5/10
  • USAC)AMSOIL USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: May 9, 2015 - Rossburg, Ohio - Eldora Speedway - "Mother of All Sprint Car Weekends" - "Don Branson/Jud Larson Classic" FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Justin Grant, 2. C.J. Leary, 3. Tracy Hines, 4. Aaron Farney, 5. Robert Ballou, 6. Dave Darland, 7. Jon Stanbrough, 8. Brady Bacon, 9. Chase Stockon, 10. Kevin Thomas JrUSAC5/10

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  • Joey Saldana)Heavy rain forced the delay of the final night of “The Mother of all Sprint Car Weekends” at Eldora Speedway tonight. Patience paid off and racing got underway after 8 p.m. with the USAC non-wing Sprint Cars and World of Outlaws winged Sprint Cars. Press Releases5/10
  • Fremont Speedway OH)Just as the second set of hot laps were hitting the track the rains came at Fremont Speedway on Smith Family Foods Night. The track crew tried to wait it out but just as the equipment hit the track another rain storm struck, forcing the cancellation of the Mo Vaughn Transportation Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS) season opener. The BOSS event drew 28 non-wing sprint cars – the largest field of traditional sprints in Ohio. The series will return to Fremont Speedway for the $5,000-to-win Mike Hensel Memorial on Aug. 15 and again on Oct. 3. Fremont Speedway will return to racing Saturday, May 16 on Roots Poultry Night. It’s the Race into Summer event – every school in Sandusky County was given free tickets to the night’s racing. It is a Kistler Racing Products Fremont Attica Sprint Title (FAST) Championship Series point race for the 410 sprints and a JLH General Contractor 305 FAST point race. The dirt trucks and 602 late models will also be in action. For more information go to www.fremontohspeedway.com 5/10
  • ElliottBrand)Steve Elliott launched a new ElliottBrand Web Designs website. Be sure to check it out at www.elliottbrand.com 5/10
  • Column)Danny Burton has Bloomington notes in Hoosier Race Report5/10
  • Waynesfield Raceway Park OH)Races were rained out Saturday. 5/10
  • St Francois County Raceway MO)Races were rained out Saturday. 5/10
  • Lincoln Park Speedway IN)Races were rained out Saturday. 5/10

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