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1. 27 Greg Hodnett 698 7
2. 48 Danny Dietrich 411 2
3. 21 Brian Montieth 314 2
4. 07 Doug Esh 276 1
5. 19M Brent Marks 274 1
6. 1/5W Lucas Wolfe 247
7. 51 Freddie Rahmer 218 1
8. 87 Alan Krimes 215
9. 69K Lance Dewease 203 3
9. 25 Aaron Ott 203 1

5/23 New Egypt NJ
5/27 Williams Grove
5/28 Lincoln
5/28-30 Port Royal


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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 5/23 BillW's Knoxville News Bill Wright 5/22 Hoosier Race Report Danny Burton (IN) 5/25
Florida Open Wheel Richard Golardi 5/23 Tri-State Outlook Duane Hancock (OH/IN/MI) 5/17 Sprint Car Notes Gaye Carmichael 5/8
Dirt Divas Camisha Miller 1/14

From the Grandstand Ron Rodda (CA) 5/16

A Typical Weekend Pat & Bruce Eckel 5/25

    Central PA News by Brady Hilbert 5/24

Korey Weyant WINS the WAR Series - Sedalia State Fair Speedway -- 5-20-2016 - John Lee High Fly'N Photos

JC Jonathan Cornell WINS Sedalia State Fair Speedway -- 5-20-2016 -- John Lee High Fly'N Photos


Mark Smith won $2,275 with his Lucas Oil ESS win at Outlaw Speedway.



Wayne Johnson won the ASCS Red River Region A Main at Lawton Speedway after a hard fought battle by numerous challengers. - Patrick Grant Photography


Danny Lasoski Wins Battle with Brian Brown for NSL Win at Knoxville!      Danny Howk





Mark Dobmeier won the Silver Cup at Badlands Motor Speedway, Brandon,SD Saturday May 21 2016    Rob Kocak Photos


Kevin Thomas Jr and crew pick up their second Kokomo Speedway Sprint Car Victory in a row and second win of the weekend  Travis Branch

Say What!

"I think I might cry, I've been trying to do this for forever it seems like. I wasn't going to catch Brady (Bacon). We were about equal it seemed like, but we started catching him and I just told myself, 'Okay, just slow down.' I figured as long as I didn't hit the last infield tire, we'd be okay. I told (car owner) Todd (Keen) before the race that the top was going to slow down eventually and the bottom would be where we wanted to be and, thankfully, it worked out in our favor."Scotty Weir winning Gas City IN USAC Sprints

"This track is beautiful, Tod Quiring and everyone who has done this hard work to build this facility, it's an honor to be here. That was a fun race. We're a smaller budget team. To come in and perform like that is a testament to the hard work that goes on behind the scenes." Craig Dollansky winning Jackson MN NSL

“Feels great to get one more of these, I just can’t thank Bonzai and the guys enough for what they do for this team. They work their butt’s off every week and it clearly shows. I have a lot of great sponsors who back this team. Without their help and support, we wouldn’t be here. I just can’t thank them enough.”  said Sheldon Haudenschild winning Lincoln IL All Stars

"This shows what good equipment, good cars and two of the best mechanics around can do, I'm just blessed to drive this thing. This feels great. It's been a long time coming, and I can't thank Don and Linda [Kreitz] and Davey [Brown] enough. These guys prepared over the winter, and we are going to run 30 shows. That suits them, and it suits me. It helps us stay fresh." Lance Dewease winning Williams Grove World of Outlaws Friday

"We want to win everywhere we go, but man when you come to Pennsylvania the fans here are feisty and you hear a lot of swear words directed to you - that's what this is about, This is a free country and I am glad there are people who can voice their opinion that they hate you or love you. Donny Schatz winning Lincoln Speedway WoO

Blake Robertson made it 3 wins in a row after winning the Western RaceSaver feature event at Bakersfield Speedway.


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What's Coming Up
World of Outlaws
5/23 New Egypt NJ
5/27-28 Concord NC
5/30 Lawrenceburg IN

5/27 Crandall TX
5/28 Mesquite TX
5/29 California MO
5/29 Kilgore TX
6/1 Plymouth IN

All Stars
5/27 Attica OH
5/28 Orrville OH

6/1 Plymouth IN

USAC Silver Crown
5/26 Indianapolis IN
5/27 Brownsburg IN

5/27 Wentworth NH
5/28 Bradford VT
5/29 Fair Haven VT

Sprint Invaders
5/29 Burlington IA

5/27 Oshkosh WI
5/29 Maribel WI

5/27 Lima OH
5/28 Waynesfield OH
5/29 Rossburg OH

5/27 Hattiesburg MS
5/28 Byram MS
5/29 Greenville MS
6/2 Eastaboga AL

5/27-28 Salina KS

NSL 360
5/27 Jackson MN
6/2 Fairmont MN

5/28 Perris CA

5/27 Farmington MO
5/28 Knoxville IA
5/29 Des Moines IA

5/29 Fremont OH

5/28 Natural Bridge VA

5/28 Mercer PA
5/29 Fremont OH

Civil War
5/28 Marysville CA
5/29 Chico CA

5/28 Putnamville IN
5/29 Haubstadt IN

5/28 Pevely MO
5/29 Quincy IL

5/27 Ballston Spa NY
5/28 Fonda NY

5/27 Wheelersburg OH

5/29 Crystal MI

5/22 Sun Prarie WI
5/29 Sun Prarie WI

Must See
5/22 Mansfield OH
5/25 Anderson IN

5/28 Selinsgrove PA
5/29 Port Royal PA

5/29-30 Wakeeney KS

5/28 Center Lisle NY
5/29 Vernon NY

5/28 Newberrytown PA

USAC Sprints
5/25 Terre Haute IN

USAC Midgets
5/31 Montpelier IN
6/1 Gas City IN
6/2 Putnamville IN

5/27 Menomonie WI
5/28 Rice Lake WI

5/28 Peoria AZ

5/28 Caney KS





































































Daryn Pittman wins the New Egypt NJ World of Outlaws main Tuesday night.  Bob Yurko Photo


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Wednesday  May 25th 2016

The interesting thing about life is, there is what you think is going to happen, and what actually happens. Mike Myers



  • Parker Price-Miller)Fresh off of a strong showing with the World of Outlaws, Parker Price-Miller and his Agee Motorsports team continued to run well over a three race weekend as the freshly minted 18-year-old driver picked up two second place finishes and an eighth place finish. Press Releases5/25
  • Column)Pat & Bruce Eckel have Gas City and Kokomo IN notes inA Typical Weekend 5/25
  • Millstream Speedway OH)After a successful reopening of Millstream Speedway in 2015, anticipation is high for what is to come next. The 2016 schedule will not disappoint, with a premium on diversity and high-stature events. The opening event is on Sunday, June 12, when the new Ohio Sprint Car Series comes to the half-mile oval, paying $3,000 to the winner. The OSCS will be accompanied by Late Models and a “combination” division of stock cars and trucks that will join every single event on this year’s schedule. Press Releases5/25
  • Paul Pokorski Motorsports)Coming off a weekend in which uncooperative weather kept the Paul Pokorski Motorsports No. 4 sprint car sitting idle in shop, the team was anxious to get back to the track for the second night of Plymouth Dirt Track Racing action at Sheboygan County Fair Park in Plymouth Saturday, May 21.Press Releases5/25
  • Trey Starks)Trey Starks has a change of plans for this weekend thanks to a phone call earlier this week. Starks will stay on the East Coast following Friday's World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series event at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C., where he will drive for Jeff McCall during the Circle K/NOS Energy Drink Outlaw Showdown. Press Releases5/25
  • MyRacePass)MyRacePass has established a new MRP Pro Platinum driver package for Doug Lovegrove. The website - - has pages showcasing his schedule, results, news, sponsors, biography, photos, videos, merchandise and more. Lovegrove, who resides in Waverly, Neb., has been racing sprint cars for 17 years. He was the 2015 IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Nebraska State champion. Press Releases5/25
  • All Stars)For the second time in 2016, the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will make their presence known in northern Ohio, revisiting Attica Raceway Park and Wayne County Speedway for a pair of $5,000-to-win programs. All Stars 5/25
  • J&J Auto Racing)J&J Auto Racing teams grabbed 10 victories and three top-five finishes across eight states and two countries as they drove the McKenzie, Tenn., based chassis manufacturer’s brand to into the winner’s circle. Defending and seven-time World of Outlaws (WoO) Sprint Car Series champion, Donny Schatz, led the effort with two victories. Wade Nygaard, Doug Hammaker, Chris Walraven and Morgan Turpen were repeat visitors to victory lane while Ryan Ruhl, Ryan Hunsinger, Cody Howard and Danny Holtgraver earned their first triumphs of the season. Press Releases5/25
  • King of the West)The fourth annual David Tarter Memorial is coming to Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico next weekend. Friday June 3 features a Winged 410 Sprint Car point race, while Saturday June 4 is round four on the season for the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series. In honor of the late David Tarter the KWS main event on June 4 will be 35-laps & pays $3500-to-win. Kyle Larson Racing has also added $500 to the driver who sets fast time during the night. KoW, JH Wingless, Civil War 5/25
  • 34 Raceway IA)Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with two nights of racing for the fans at 34 Raceway starting with the Fleck Sales $5.00 Fan Appreciation Night on Saturday, May 28. For just $5.00 grandstand admission, fans can get their racing fix filled with the W.T. Gabeline and Sons Trucking 305 Sprints, Ryner Transportation IMCA Modifieds, Casebine Credit Union IMCA Sport Mods, Pepsi IMCA Stock cars, Sonny’s Market 4 Cylinders and the IMRA Midgets. This will be the first appearance at 34 Raceway for the IMRA Midgets this year with the first two events were rained out. Pit gates open at 4:30, Hot Laps at 6:30 with racing to follow. And as always, kids 10 and under are admitted free with paid adult. Press Releases5/25
  • Oswego Speedway NY)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 2016. Last season, the recycling partnership between Oswego Speedway, Novelis, and Scriba Bottle and Can Return surpassed 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 eleven seasons in exchange for race tickets and other Oswego Speedway prizes. Press Releases5/25
  • Attica Raceway Park OH)Fans will have several opportunities to see their favorite division at Attica Raceway Park compete in two feature events in one night. Rain halted the A-mains for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 410 Sprints, Summit Racing Equipment UMP Late Models and Fremont Fence 305 Sprints on May 20 Press Releases5/25
  • USAC/CRA)This Saturday, May 28th, 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 feature 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 or call 951.940.0134. USAC 5/25
  • Robbie Stillwaggon)Robbie Stillwaggon and the Quality Auto Body #89 brought home an 19th place finish on Tuesday night. Stillwaggon who has mainly focused his attention on the 360 ranks and bringing a 2nd United Racing Club Championship home in 2016, brought out his 410 for only the 2nd time this year. Stillwaggon timed 21st fastest in the 32 car field. Starting 6th in the first heat and with the World of Outlaws taking 5 directly to the feature even, Stillwaggon knew he had to gain 1 position to not have to run the B-Main event. Stillwaggon brought home the 89 in the 5th position, automatically transferring to the World of Outlaws feature event. In the feature event, Stillwaggon started in the 17th position, with a 1 lane track for most of the feature, Stillwaggon managed an 19th place finish. Stillwaggon and crew will now turn their attention back to the 360 ranks and a 2 race weekend. Saturday night, Stillwaggon will be looking to defend his Kramer Cup win from last year. The annual event is held in honor of the fallen Kramer Williamson and the race is coveted by every United Racing Club racer. On Sunday the 89 team will tow north to the Port Royal Speedway and they look to be part of the huge Weikert Memorial Weekend. 5/25
  • Davie Franek)Davie "No Panic" Franek loaded up his 410 and headed south to the New Egypt Speedway on Tuesday night. The Franek Auto Sales #28f held its own against some of the best sprint car drivers and cars in the country. Franek timed 20th out of the 32 cars signed into the pit area. With a one grove track, Franek lined up 5th in the 4th heat race. With the World of Outlaws advancing 5 out of the heat races, Franek maintained his position and advanced into the night feature event. Starting 20th in the feature, Franek battled his way up to the 16th position passing the likes of Logan Schuchart (2nd place finisher at Weedsport on Sunday night), Jason Sides, and Lucas Wolfe along the way. Franek will now turn his attention to the 360 ranks this weekend with a double URC racing weekend. Saturday night at the Selinsgrove Speedway will be the annual Kramer Cup Memorial Race, a race that Franek would love to win in honor of the long time URC competitor Kramer Williamson. Sunday night the 28f Franek Auto Sales will head north to the Port Royal Speedway as the United Racing Club is part of the huge 3 day Weikert Memorial Weekend. Franek who holds a 20 point lead over 2nd place Robbie Stillwaggon will look to increase his points lead at 2 tracks that he should be very fast it this weekend. 5/25
  • Cottage Grove Speedway OR)One of the biggest 360 Sprint Car races in the Western United States will get going this weekend at Oregon’s Cottage Grove Speedway. Sprint Car teams from all over the country are expected to make the journey to the historical ¼-mile clay oval for the Marvin Smith Memorial Grove Classic presented by Body Works Salon and Marvin Smith Auto Repair. The racing will be a two day affair beginning on Saturday May 28th and concluding on Sunday the 29th. A special FREE admission is being offered for Ladies eighteen or older on Saturday night. Press Releases5/25



  • World of Outlaws)It wasn't easy, but 2013 World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series champion Daryn Pittman managed to charge his way from the third starting position to claim his fourth Jersey Outlaw Classic win in-a-row on Tuesday night at New Egypt (N.J.) Speedway. Pittman, who won this event in 2013, '14 and '15, secured his fourth win of the season and first since USA Raceway in Tucson, Ariz. on April 18.DIRT/World of Outlaws5/25
  • Column)Danny Burton has Kokomo IN notes in Hoosier Race Report5/25

Tuesday  May 24th 2016

I'll let you be in my dreams if I can be in yours. Bob Dylan



  • Column)New column with Central PA news by Brady Hilbert. Brady's first edition is about Don Kreitz Jr & Lance Dewease. Central PA News 5/24
  • Craig Dollansky)The TKS Motorsports #2KS team and driver Craig Dollansky claimed a big win last Friday night at the Folkens Brothers Trucking Spring Nationals at the newly renovated Jackson Motorplex in Minnesota. The Elk River, Minnesota driver led the distance, and was the class of the field with a high level NSL field assembled. The team followed Friday’s win up with a solid fourth place run in the first NSL race of the season at the Knoxville Raceway in Iowa Saturday. Press Releases5/24
  • Jack Dover)Jack Dover garnered his best finish of the season last Saturday at Junction Motor Speedway, but the result wasn't very satisfying. Dover kicked off the Carpetland Nebraska 360 Sprints event at Junction Motor Speedway by winning a heat race after starting on the outside of the front row. That locked him into the feature redraw, where he pulled the No. 2 to start the main event on the front row. Press Releases5/24
  • Terry McCarl)Second is often called the first loser, especially in racing. But for Terry McCarl and the TMAC Motorsports #24 team, second didn’t suck Saturday night at Badlands Motor Speedway’s Silver Shootout. The Altoona, Iowa driver cashed in 83 silver bars worth just north of $13,700 for his runner-up run. The weekend actually started Friday at the newly renovated Jackson Motorplex in Minnesota, where TMAC registered a top ten run with the NSL. This weekend will find him back at Badlands on Saturday and with the NSL in Des Moines at the Iowa State Fair Speedway Sunday. Press Releases5/24
  • Seth Bergman)Seth Bergman is racking up as many laps as he can at Knoxville Raceway prior to the 360 Knoxville Nationals in August. Bergman made his second appearance of the season at the half-mile oval in Knoxville, Iowa, last Saturday when he kicked off the night by qualifying 13 th quickest. Press Releases5/24
  • Danny Lasoski)Danny Lasoski led Big Game Motorsports to the first clean sweep in National Sprint League history on Saturday at Knoxville Raceway. Lasoski set quick time during qualifying before he charged from sixth to win a heat race. He then maneuvered from eighth to claim the main event, which was the Muddy sponsored team's third win of the season and Lasoski's 109th career triumph at the half-mile oval. Press Releases5/24
  • Jamie Ball)White Lightning Motorsports driver Jamie Ball remains in the hunt for the Sprint Invaders championship as well as the track title at Knoxville Raceway. Ball posted another top-five finish last Wednesday at Iowa State Fair Speedway in Des Moines, Iowa, to maintain the lead in the Sprint Invaders championship standings and he recorded a ninth-place result on Saturday at Knoxville Raceway to stay second in the points. Press Releases5/24
  • Channin Tankersley)Channin Tankersley is looking to accomplish a couple of feats this weekend as he tackles an ASCS Gulf South Region tripleheader. Tankersley, who won the last two ASCS Gulf South Region races to take the lead in the championship standings, enters this weekend looking for three straight feature wins for the first time in his career. He's also hoping to head to the Winner's Circle at each track for the first time. Press Releases5/24
  • Caleb Helms)Caleb Helms registered a pair of 14th-place finishes last weekend with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions. Helms opened the doubleheader on Friday at Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, Ill., where he made his debut by qualifying eighth quickest. That ranked second best in his group and lined him up on the inside of the second row for a heat race. Press Releases5/24
  • Brandon Hanks)Brandon Hanks continued to build his lead in the ASCS Red River Region championship standings thanks to a pair of top-five finishes in Oklahoma last weekend. Hanks holds a 173-point advantage in the standings as he has earned five top fives with the region. Press Releases5/24
  • Zach Blurton)Zach Blurton is excited about the opportunity to race a 360ci sprint car again. Blurton has driven a 305ci sprint all season, but a great opportunity opened up during a huge week of racing that includes 360 competition throughout Memorial Day weekend. Press Releases5/24
  • Harli White was in contention to capture her first win of the season last Saturday at Lawton Speedway, where she led the first seven laps of the ASCS Red River Region main event. "From the get-go I was fast that night," said White, who kicked off the night by driving from third to win a heat race before starting the main event on the outside of the front row. Press Releases5/24
  • Jerrod Hull)Jerrod Hull and the Heartland Trailer Manufacturing/Neal Tire #12 surged from 12th to fifth with the All Stars last Friday at the Lincoln Speedway in Illinois. The Sikeston, Missouri driver made his progress early in the feature on a track that ended up with one-lane conditions. This weekend, the team races with the MOWA series at I-55 Raceway in Pevely, Missouri Saturday and Quincy Raceways in Illinois on Sunday. Press Releases5/24
  • Zac Taylor)Zac Taylor raced against the best midget drivers in the world at the Chili Bowl Nationals in January so when he and car owner Todd Henry showed up at I-76 Speedway on Saturday they were shocked to learn Taylor was considered a "rookie" with the Rocky Mountain Midget Racing Association. Press Releases5/24
  • Ryan Smith)Ryan Smith is happy with his results against the toughest sprint car drivers in the world this past week. However, circumstances thanks to Mother Nature left him asking "what if?" Press Releases5/24
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  • Putnamville IN/SLS Promotions)It has been nearly 20 years since the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series last visited Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville, Indiana — 18 to be exact. That wait will come to an end on Wednesday, June 8 as the series visits the high-banked bullring for the first time since 1988. Press Releases5/24
  • Robbie Price)Checking in at the Ocean Speedway in Watsonville, CA on Friday night, Robbie Price would turn in a strong showing that saw him ultimately finish with a ninth place finish on an extremely slick racing surface. Press Releases5/24
  • CJB Motorsports)Anytime the CJB Motorsports team heads close to their home (which is Carlisle, Pennsylvania) the question is often asked: is this team Posse or Outlaw? With one full time machine touring with the 'Greatest Show on Dirt,' the argument could be made that the team identifies with the traveling band of sprint car warriors. On the other hand, with another machine that's a threat to win each time it hits the track, the argument could be made for a Posse affiliation. Press Releases5/24
  • Dale Blaney)Dale Blaney pieced together a solid weekend with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions, which headed as far west as the schedule presents this season. Blaney and the Mainstream Holdings, Inc., sponsored CH Motorsports team kicked off the competition last Friday at Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, Ill., where Blaney made his debut by qualifying sixth quickest overall. Press Releases5/24
  • Derek Hagar)Derek Hagar powered to a trio of podium finishes last weekend, including his first non-wing sprint car victory of the season. The action began on Friday at Missouri State Fair Speedway in Sedalia, Mo., where Hagar did double duty by driving his winged sprint car in ASCS Warrior Region competition and a non-wing sprint car for David Korte with the WAR Sprint Car Series. Press Releases5/24
  • Bradley Howard)After a long trek through the Midwest with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions, highlighted with visits to central Illinois and southeast Wisconsin, full-time All Star traveler Bradley Howard will return to much familiar territory during Memorial Day weekend, all set to revisit two ovals in the “Buckeye State” for a pair of $5,000-to-win programs. Press Releases5/24
  • Jack Sodeman Jr)After suffering from mechanical failure during feature action at Lernerville Speedway on Friday night, May 20, Jack Sodeman Jr. packed shop and traveled west to the Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio, on Saturday, May 21. The North Jackson, Ohio, native recorded a top-ten finish during his visit to “The Track That Action Built,” finishing eighth during the 25-lap main event after starting sixth. Sodeman kicked-off his first Fremont Speedway start of the season by charging five positions to win his respective heat race, solidifying his spot in the A-main. Press Releases5/24
  • Cody Bova)Cody “Bonzai” Bova will enter a pair of $1,000-to-win programs at Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio, during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, one of which accumulating points toward the JLH General Contractors FAST 305 Series presented by Engine Pro championship. Bova has made one start at Fremont Speedway thus far in 2016, finishing 14th during the FAST 305 Series opener on April 23. The holiday doubleheader will ignite on Saturday evening, May 28, followed by the FAST 305 Series portion of the weekend on Sunday, May 29. Press Releases5/24
  • Perris Auto Speedway CA)The “Southern California Home of Major League Sprint Car Racing,” Perris Auto Speedway, will host one of the longest running and most historic races in west coast open wheel racing when it plays host to the annual Salute to Indy this Saturday night, May 28th. The popular Amsoil USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series will be the main attraction on Saturday and they will be joined by The PAS Senior & Young Gun Sprint Cars and the California Lightning Sprint Cars. Spectator gates will open at 5:00 PM and the first race will begin at 7:00. Press Releases5/24
  • Oswego Speedway NY)Ohio Supermodified veteran and defending International Supermodified Association champion Dave Shullick Jr. will compete in both ends of the Port City 160 ‘Super Spectacle’ on Saturday at Oswego Speedway – driving his Jim Bodnar No. 95 chassis in winged competition, while driving a potent John Nicotra Racing Hawk chassis entry in non-wing action. Press Releases5/24
  • URSS)The 2016 United Rebel Sprint Series will return to Colorado Motorsports Park Saturday night. The 3/8's mile oval hosted several events last season and will host the second of eight races in 2016. The Colorado region is thick with talent, both young guns and seasoned veterans and looks to be ultra-competitive again this season. Press Releases5/24
  • Cottage Grove Speedway OR)The Wingless Sprint Series would visit Cottage Grove Speedway on Saturday May 21st for their second race of the 2016 season. A good group of cars would assemble at the famed ¼-mile clay oval to battle for the trophy. A total of eleven teams would make the journey representing the states of Oregon and Washington.Press Releases5/24
  • Tarlton Motorsports)For the second week in a row, Tommy Tarlton’s night would end with him parking his patent matte black Tarlton Motorsports entry on the Ocean Speedway front stretch as he finished in the third spot after a hard fought 30-lap feature event. Press Releases5/24
  • Donny Schatz)Throughout his career with the World of Outlaws (WoO) Craftsman® Sprint Car Series, Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing (TSR) driver Donny Schatz has found a way to shine when the lights are the brightest. The seven-time and reigning WoO champion has racked up marquee wins over the last 20 years at the best dirt-track facilities in the world, and he’ll look to continue that tradition during a weekend when racing takes center stage in the sporting world. Press Releases5/24



  • Richard Vander Weerd)With a rare off weekend in his USAC Sprint Car schedule, Richard Vander Weerd made the trip to the Ventura Raceway on Saturday night to battle with the USAC Western States Midgets aboard the always Mike Sala owned midget where he would rally to finish eighth in the feature event. Press Releases5/24
  • Tim Kaeding)Though a little unorthodox, Tim Kaeding and his Lunstra Motorsports team picked up their first win of the season on Sunday night at the Badlands Motor Speedway after the on track winner was disqualified, one night after running third in the Silver Shootout. Press Releases5/24
  • Kerry Madsen)Competing with the NSL at the Jackson Motorplex, and at the Badlands Motor Speedway in the Silver Shootout over the weekend, Kerry Madsen would finish fourth at the Jackson Nationals on Friday and would have a strong run going at Badlands until a spinning lapped car made contact with him. Press Releases5/24
  • OCRS)The Caney Valley Speedway always produces some exciting racing when the Ameri-Flex / OCRS winged spirit cars take to the quarter mile oval and that could very well be the case again this Saturday. OCRS 5/24
  • Lake Odessa MI/SLS Promotions)The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series returns to I-96 Speedway in Lake Odessa, Michigan for the 10th straight year on Saturday, June 4 for the Rumble in Michigan. The series visited the now-three-eighths-mile, which was a half-mile for many years, for the first time in 1995. The Rumble in Michigan marks one of just two races for the series in the “Great Lakes State” in 2016. Press Releases5/24
  • Antioch Speedway CA)The Northern All Stars Winged 360 Sprint Cars returned to Antioch Speedway for their third appearance Saturday night. It rained all around Antioch, but the track remained untouched by the weather. It was Watsonville competitor Koen Shaw scoring the victory in the 25 lap Main Event. Shaw became the third different winner in three events, joining Art McCarthy and Billy Aton. Press Releases5/24
  • Tri State Speedway IN)Tri-State Speedway will present its annual “Memorial Weekend Classic” on Sunday night May 29th. The Hoosier Tire Midwest Sprint Car Series will headline a program including the United Midwestern Promoters Open Wheel Modifieds and the Midwest Mini-Sprint Association. With the combined effort, the three classes of race cars will provide the first triple header of the season at the 1/4 mile oval. Press Releases5/24
  • Oswego Speedway NY)For the second consecutive season the ISMA Supermodifieds and Novelis Supermodifieds will take on the famed Oswego Speedway on the same night as a part of the Port City 160 ‘Super Spectacle’ presented by Corr/Pak Merchandising and Shea Concrete this Saturday, May 28. Press Releases5/24
  • Hoosier Hundred)The 62nd Hoosier Hundred Thursday night is shaping up to be one of the most competitive events in recent history, with a number of pilots having a fair shot at first prize. The legendary USAC Silver Crown Series event on the Indiana State Fair Mile has seen legends such as Foyt, Unser, Andretti, Bettenhausen and Hewitt grace victory lane. With a pre-entry list that tentatively is well over 30 machines, a number of drivers look to add their name to the Indiana mile history book. Press Releases5/24
  • Valvoline Raceway AU)The 2016/2017 Australian Sprintcar Championship is headed to Sydney’s Valvoline Raceway, and plans are well underway to make the 55th running of the time honoured affair one of the most memorable ever. Thursday January 26 (Australia Day), Friday January 27 and Saturday January 28 are the dates. Press Releases5/24
  • Northline Speedway AU)Darwin’s Roller Door Services NT Northline Speedway second race meeting of the 2016 season last Saturday night saw rookie Sprintcar driver Chris Harrison upset the field and charge to victory. Press Releases5/24

Monday  May 23rd 2016

Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so? There's a support group for that. It's called everybody, and they meet at the bar. Drew Carey



  • Column)Danny Burton has Lincoln Park Speedway IN notes in Hoosier Race Report 5/23
  • TJ Michael)T.J. Michael’s rookie campaign with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions continued on Friday and Saturday, May 20-21, in two separate areas of the Midwest, both of which new to Michael. The Plano, Texas, native visited Lincoln Speedway and Lincoln, Illinois, and Wilmot Raceway in Wilmot, Wisconsin, during his recent weekend road trip, earning a pair of main event starts, a B-main victory, and enough points to maintain the fifth position in the current championship standings. The “Texas Traveler” finished 18th at Lincoln Speedway and 22nd at Wilmot Raceway. Press Releases5/23
  • Column)"Jim Hanks Interview – Looking Ahead and Analyzing the Alliances"by Richard Golardi Florida Open Wheel5/23
  • Brock Zearfoss)For the first time since October, Brock Zearfoss joined the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series at Williams Grove Speedway, working to outperform the “Greatest Show On Dirt” during their first appearance of the 2016 season. Unfortunately, the evening ended quicker than expected, finishing tenth during the “Last Chance Showdown,” ultimately missing the main event on Friday, May 20. Despite the disappointment and frustration, the “Jonestown Jet” will work to set those feelings aside and rebound during his mega-Memorial Day weekend agenda. Press Releases5/23
  • Danny Holtgraver)For the first time in 2016, “Downtown” Danny Holtgraver earned his place in Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions victory lane, winning the IRA/All Star Sprint Challenge at Wilmot Raceway in Wilmot, Wisconsin, on Saturday, May 21. The Pittsburgh native started on the outside of the front row on Saturday night, eventually holding off charges by Sheldon Haudenschild and Dale Blaney during the 35-lapper. The $5,000 victory, his third consecutive podium finish during All Star competition which includes a runner-up finish at Lernerville and a third place finish at Lincoln (Ill.) Speedway, was Holtgraver’s tenth career win with the traveling series, his first in the state of Wisconsin and his first since 2014. Press Releases5/23
  • Danny Dietrich)Danny Dietrich joined the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series on three separate occasions during the recent weekend, racing at three different facilities in two states, all of which over the course of four days. When the weekend dust settled, the Gettysburg native scored two consecutive top-five finishes against the “Greatest Show On Dirt,” beginning with a runner-up performance at the Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown on Thursday, May 19. Press Releases5/23
  • ASCS Gulf South)Memorial Day Weekend is an especially busy one for the Griffith Truck and Equipment ASCS Gulf South Region presented by Southern Trailer Works, as the 14th annual Memorial Day Classic streaks across the state of Texas with stops the RPM Speedway in Crandall, Texas on Friday, May 27. The Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas on Saturday, May 28. And finally, the high-banked Lone Star Speedway in Kilgore, Texas on Sunday, May 29. ASCS 5/23
  • Brian Brown)The features have been nothing short of electric at Knoxville Raceway this season, and Saturday was no exception. Brian Brown and the Casey’s General Stores/FVP #21 team set out for two wins in a row at the “Sprint Car Capital of the World”, but they fell one spot short on the podium in the first National Sprint League event of the season at Knoxville. Nonetheless, it was another strong performance turned in by the Grain Valley, Missouri driver. Brian and the team did have their podium streak of eight straight podium streaks snapped Friday at the newly renovated Jackson Motorplex after a tip over. This week, they plan on Knoxville NSL action again Saturday, and going with the series to the Iowa State Fair Speedway in Des Moines on Sunday. Press Releases5/23
  • National Sprint League)The National Sprint League has another doubleheader on tap for this weekend. The series is returning to Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on Saturday for its second straight event at the half-mile oval before venturing to Iowa State Fair Speedway in Des Moines, Iowa, on Sunday for the only time this season. National Sprint League 5/23
  • EMMR)The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing willhave a display this Friday, May 27, at the Williams Grove Speedway. Several vintage racing cars will be ondisplay in the Williams Grove infield area. Fans will have the opportunity to take photographs of the racingmachinery. The museum will bring their display to PortRoyal Speedway on Saturday, June 11. Port Royal Speedway officials are providing track time to participating vintagerace cars. Press Releases5/23
  • Mark Dobmeier)Mark Dobmeier and the Jimco Racing/Polaris #13 team hit Chuck Brennan’s vein of silver Saturday night at Badlands Motor Speedway near Brandon, South Dakota. Their win of the Silver Shootout at the former Huset’s Speedway paid just over $27,000 in silver bars. The Grand Forks, North Dakota driver had to work for his win, and it followed a run from 13th to seventh in the season opener at another renovated facility, the Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minnesota. Press Releases5/23
  • Ian Madsen)Ian Madsen and his KCP Racing team put together a very strong weekend of racing that saw Madsen and company record their second win of the season. “It was an awesome weekend of racing for this team,” Madsen said. “We had great speed all three nights and were able to secure another win.” Press Releases5/23
  • Dirt Classic)In today’s world we often find ourselves trying to predict anything and everything. As a sports fan we often try to predict who our team is going to draft, as a racer or race fan we often find ourselves trying to determine what the weather is going to do on a weekly basis. Race fans are also always trying to figure out what drivers are going to be at their local track on any given night, which in this sport is sometimes rather difficult. Central PA 5/23
  • Selinsgrove Speedway PA)Selinsgrove Speedway will present the Third Annual Selinsgrove Ford/United Racing Club Kramer Cup at 7 p.m. this Saturday, May 28, to honor the memory of sprint car racing legend Kramer Williamson of Palmyra. The 30-lap 360 sprint car race will pay $2,573 to win and $273 to start. Williamson succumbed to injuries he sustained in a sprint car racing accident at the Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown in August of 2013. The tribute race will mark the second event of the season at Selinsgrove Speedway sanctioned by the United Racing Club 360 sprint car contingent. Central PA 5/23
  • Brady Bacon)Brady Bacon and the Hoffman Racing #69 team are on quite a roll in the USAC National Sprint Car Series right now. The Broken Arrow, Oklahoma driver has posted three second place finishes in a row in USAC competition, and has finished in the top five, five straight times and in six out of the last seven outings. Press Releases5/23
  • IMCA)Good things are in store this season for IMCA EMI RaceSaver Sprint Car drivers and fans of the winged division at Badlands Motor Speedway. The sanctioned division returns to weekly shows at the much-renovated dirt facility in Brandon. Opening night is Saturday, May 28. Press Releases5/23
  • NCRA/NSL)Current series point leader Don Droud, Jr. will lead the National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products/ National Sprint League 360-ci sprint car series into a huge Memorial Weekend double-header this Friday and Saturday night. Press Releases5/23
  • Scotty Thiel)Sunday was the first stop at Angell Park Speedway for the IRA Outlaw Sprints along with the first win of the season for Scotty Thiel and his Scott Thiel Motorsports #64 race team! Thiel was victorious after starting out in the 7th position and charged his way forward to pick up his first win of the 2016 season! The team was on a momentum swing after Scotty charged his way through the field on Saturday night at Wilmot Raceway as he started out in 22nd and would finish in the 9th position in the A-main event! Press Releases5/23
  • Tommy Bryant)The beauty of dirt track racing is the variety of the size and shape of the tracks. For sprint car driver Tommy Bryant the challenge of the different driving styles it takes to tackle these conditions is exciting. Bryant and his sponsored Cooper Motorsports team will face unique race tracks this coming weekend during three nights of ASCS Gulf South Region competition in Texas. Press Releases5/23
  • Trey Starks)Trey Starks continued his strong performance inside the Jeff McCall owned sprint car last weekend in Central Pennsylvania, where the team faced the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series and the vaunted Pennsylvania Posse. Press Releases5/23
  • Andee Beierle)Andee Beierle took a break from her educational grind to strap into a 360ci sprint car for the first time in her racing career last Sunday when she debuted with BDM Motorsports at Badlands Motor Speedway. Press Releases5/23
  • Andy Forsberg)Losing a heartbreaker at the Petaluma Speedway one week ago, Andy Forsberg and his C&M Motorsports team came back strong on Saturday night as Forsberg had his elbows up on a heavy and fast Petaluma Speedway en route to his fifth win of the 2016 season. Press Releases5/23
  • Indy Race Parts would like to congratulate this weekends winners: Craig Dollansky, Tanner Thorson, Sheldon Haudenschild, Kevin Thomas Jr., Spencer Bayston, Carson Macedo, Don Droud Jr., Jeff Bland and everyone else that supports Indy Race Parts. If you need any New or Used Sprint Car, Midget, 600 or QRC parts we are your one stop shop. Call 317.244.9437 or view our website for more info or find us on Twitter, @indyraceparts.5/23
  • Civil War)Returning to action for this first time since the series’ thrilling opening event back in March, the Civil War Series presented by Flowmaster is set for the annual North State Double as the series takes part in the 17th Annual Mel Hall Memorial at the Marysville Raceway on Saturday night before the always popular Silver Dollar Fair Race at the Silver Dollar Speedway on Sunday night. KoW, JH Wingless, Civil War 5/23
  • Justin Miller)The Arbor Green Contractors, KenJay Fiedler Excavating, In Motion Dance Studio, Dooley & Associates, Meyer Motors, BMG Designs, Glacier Transit and Storage, Richard Wirtz Attorney at Law, CJ Salon, Curve In Bar, Bane Nelson, L’BRI PURE n’ NATURAL-Camisha Miller and R&H Enterprises, Maxim Chassis powered by Tiry Engines 360, Afco Shocks and American Racer Tires, Miller Family Motorsports (MFM) #15M took to the track this past Saturday at the Plymouth Dirt Track (PDTR). Miller pushed off in the 6th starting spot for heat race two of the night. After 10 laps Miller would cross the finish line in the 5th spot and transfer to the night’s 25 lap A-main event. After several changes were made to the #15M, Miller rolled trackside for the nights A-main event. Miller worked the bottom groove of the race track and it proved to be beneficial as he brought home a 12th place finish. The MFM team will be back in action on Saturday evening at the Plymouth Dirt Track. For more information on the team and driver, visit: 5/23
  • Dominic Scelzi)Dominic Scelzi is about to embark upon one of his biggest dreams, which is to chase races across the Midwest and in the East throughout the summer. Scelzi and his Roth Motorsports backed team will leave on Wednesday to head east to spend the next three months on the road. Scelzi is scheduled to stay on the road, tackling events with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series, Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions and National Sprint League, through the 56th annual 5-Hour Energy Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Store at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, Aug. 10-13. Press Releases5/23
  • Jason Sides)Jason Sides wrapped up his first weekend of the season in the Northeast with a top-10 finish on Sunday at Weedsport Speedway during the Empire State Challenge. Sides kicked off the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series event by qualifying 19th quickest. He then advanced from seventh to fifth place in a heat race to start the main event on the inside of the seventh row. Press Releases5/23
  • NSL 360)The National Sprint League 360 NCRA/NSL Region is showcasing a doubleheader in Kansas this weekend. Salina Speedway in Salina will host its lone region event of the season on Friday before 81 Speedway in Park City welcomes the region back for its fourth time this season on Saturday. National Sprint League 5/23
  • NSL 360)A very successful opening weekend gives Jackson Motorplex plenty of momentum entering this weekend's doubleheader. The upgraded facility will host the Last-Deck® 360 Sprint Cars featuring the National Sprint League 360 Tri-State Region, the Heartland Racing Association non-wing sprints and Liquid Nitro IMCA 305 Sprint Cars on Friday before Saturday's weekly IMCA program. National Sprint League 5/23
  • Tony Bruce Jr)Tony Bruce Jr. will return to action this weekend with the National Sprint League 360 NCRA/NSL Region, which is hosting a doubleheader in Kansas. Bruce Jr. will pilot a sprint car for Danny King on Friday at Salina Speedway in Salina and Saturday at 81 Speedway in Park City. Press Releases5/23
  • Giovanni Scelzi)Giovanni Scelzi enjoyed a dominating performance on Friday at Plaza Park Raceway, where he swept the night to score his second straight micro sprint victory. "I feel like we've been good the last year and haven't had the good finishes," he said. "Now we haven't lost a race with this new motor yet so that's pretty cool." Press Releases5/23



  • Plymouth Dirt Track WI)Shane Wenninger (Kewaskum) and Doug Wondra (Oakfield) made up the front row of the Aldag –Honald Mechanical Sprints. Wenninger snuck out to an early lead over Lance Fassbender (Burnett). Jim Melis (Glenbeulah) worked on Wondra for fourth. Donny Goeden (Kewaskum) went outside Kurt Davis (West Allis) for tenth. Randy Walters (Cascade) and Will Gerrites (Waupun) collided but manage to keep racing. Race Results 5/23
  • IRA Sprints)Scotty Thiel had been stymied in his effort to return to victory lane since his rookie season two years ago. It hasn’t been pace, which has kept the Sheboygan, Wisconsin native from reaching the winner’s as he had scored nearly a half dozen runner-up finishes since his first career Bumper to Bumper IRA Sprint win at Beaver Dam in August of 2014. Rather if had been a bit of misfortune that would see wins elude him. IRA 5/23
  • Badger)Billy Balog won “The 70th Opening Night at Angell Park Speedway” 20-lap Mid-State Equipment /Zimbrick Chevrolet of Sun Prairie Badger Midget Series feature, Sunday Night. The event kicked off the 80th year of sanctioning midget auto racing for the organization, oldest in the country. David Budres paced the initial lap before Brandon Waelti moved into the lead.Race Results 5/23


  • The Speedway Motors/Champion Racing Oil Central PA Sprint Cars had the Gettysburg Clash scheduled with the World of Outlaws for Wednesday night May 18th at Lincoln Speedway. After making a solid attempt by the track the rain won out and the show was moved to the next day Thursday May 19th. Speedway Motors/Champion Racing Oil Central PA 5/23
  • Patriot Sprints)The Patriot Sprint Tour will visit the eastern side of New York State this Memorial Day weekend as the A-Verdi Storage Containers & M.E.M. American Tour rolls into the Albany Saratoga Speedway in Malta, NY and the Fonda Speedway in Fultonville, NY on May 27 & 28. This is the first time the series returns to the ‘Great Race Place’ since May of 2009, where Jason Barney scored the victory.Press Releases5/23
  • KSE Racing Products)Over the weekend, a ton of drivers using KSE Racing Products were able to pick up wins, but only one of our winners was paid in silver bars for his efforts. Checking in at the Badlands Speedway for the first race under the track’s new ownership, Mark Dobmeier had a great night that saw him pick up the big win. The unique event offered their payout in Silver bars, and Dobmeier would leave the track with nearly $30,000 worth of Silver. Dobmeier wasn’t just the only driver to have success with KSE Racing Products at Badlands, as Terry McCarl, Tim Kaeding, Justin Henderson, and Brad Loyet made it a Top-Five sweep. Press Releases5/23
  • Shane Stewart)Over the course of the last four days, Larson Marks Racing competed three times in the Northeast against the Pennsylvania Posse. Shane Stewart finished 23rd on Thursday night at Lincoln Speedway, but rebounded for two toP-10 finishes on Friday and Sunday. Press Releases5/23



  • Photos)Weekend winners are inSpeedShotz 5/23
  • IRA Sprints)Sun Prarie WI...64 Scotty Thiel  2 Parker Price-Miller 65 Jordan Goldesberry 5j Jeremy Schultz 2w Scott Neitzel 17b Bill Balog 99x Carson Macedo 94r Robbie Pribnow 73 Ben Schmidt 85m Steve Meyer 5/23
  • Double X Speedway MO)Randy Martin made his first visit to Double-X Speedway Sunday night one for the books as he parked his #14 winged sprint car in victory lane for a slightly emotional and crowd pleasing feature win.Race Results 5/23
  • SSO)Twenty-three-year-old Michelle Melton made her first appearance at Southern Oklahoma Speedway a memorable one as the Flower Mound, Texas driver took the lead at the start and never looked back to claim her first career Sprint Series of Oklahoma IMCA Racesaver sprint car victory Friday night in Ardmore, Oklahoma in that series portion of the tracks second “Fast 5 Friday” event of the season. Race Results 5/23
  • OCRS)Zach Chappell only led the final half straightaway in Saturday night’s Ameri-Flex / Oil Capital Racing Series feature at Longdale Speedway. But it was enough to snatch what appeared to be a victory for race-long leader Cameron Hagin. OCRS 5/23
  • Column)Kevin Oldham has the latest edition of KO's Indiana Bullring Scene, discussing the previous weekend’s King of the Midwest and King of Kokomo contests at Lawrenceburg and Kokomo Speedway. 5/23
  • Column)Danny Burton has Gas City IN USAC notes in Hoosier Race Report 5/23
  • World of Outlaws)Logan Schuchart led a race high 30 laps but fell victim to a hard-charging Donny Schatz, who climbed from the ninth starting position to take the lead and score the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series victory in the Empire State Challenge at Weedsport Speedway on Sunday night. DIRT/World of Outlaws5/23
  • Badlands Motor Speedway SD)5/22...360 sprints...#3 Tim Kaeding #1H Justin Henderson #2L Logan Forler #09 Matt Juhl #11X Gregg Bakker #14J Jordan Riggins #14 Jody Rosenboom #10J Justin Jacobsma #5 Eric Lutz #2D Dusty Ballenger #1 Justin Glaser #41A Andee Beierle #12 Brock Dump #4 Cody Hansen #55 Aaron Reutzel #3Z Donovan Peterson #17B Ryan Bickett #23 Seth Bergman #25 Dylan Peterson #12S Troy Schreurs #13MJ Brandon Halverson 5/23
  • Buffalo River Race Park ND)5/22...NOSA...#9N Wade Nygaard #8 Casey Mack #21K Lou Kennedy Jr. #10T Bobby Martin #92 Mitch Mack #20A Jordan Adams #99 Jordan Graham #27 Chris Ranten #26 Blake Egeland #8B Jack Croaker #13T Ty Hanten #7 Trent Stengl #35 Brenden Wilde #6 Zach Wilde #91M Jackson Moffett #22 Tanner Wisk #40 Lawrence Veralrud #2A Austin Pierce #20K Thomas Kennedy #14 Tom Egeland #0 Nick Omdahl #25 Cory Mack #24 Jon Sorenson #8H Jade Hastings 5/23
  • SOD)Doug Zimmerman led 99.5% of the race, but Fremont, Ohio’s Brian Smith pulled off a dramatic finish line win in the Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt presented by ARP WWIII feature at Butler Speedway Saturday night. Race Results 5/23
  • Must See Racing)Brian Gerster completed a weekend sweep of Must See Racing action on Sunday afternoon at Spitzer Motor Speedway of Mansfield, using a three-wide maneuver to catapult himself from third to first in the opening corner of the 30-lap A-Main and never looking back from there. Race Results 5/23
  • SOS)For the third straight year Mitch Brown started the Southern Ontario Sprints season in victory lane. He led from green to checkers to capture the win over Dain Naida and Rick Wilson at Brighton Speedway. Race Results 5/23
  • Ocean Speedway CA)Two-time Ocean Sprints champion Shane Golobic of Fremont left nothing on the table this past Friday night, executing some pinpoint & precision based late-race moves en route to his second Taco Bravo Winged 360 victory of the season at Ocean Speedway. Race Results 5/23
  • Lincoln Park Speedway IN)A deep orange, full moon rose over Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night and with it came several first time winners. After a two-week hiatus due to rain, the Putnamville oval roared back to life Saturday night with Jeff Bland Jr. capturing the sprint car A-main from the pole.Race Results 5/23
  • Devils Bowl Speedway TX)IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars A-Main -- 1. Robert Vetter, Wolfe City; 2. Martin Edwards, Mesquite; 3. Dalton Stevens, Scurry; 4. Tucker Doughty, Heath; 5. Larry Long, Crandall; 6. Steve McMackin, Greenville; 7. Russell Shoulders, Forney; Heat 1 -- 1. Robert Vetter, Wolfe City; 2. Martin Edwards, Mesquite; 3. Steve McMackin, Greenville; 4. Austin Mundie, Combine. Heat 2 -- 1. Russell Shoulders, Forney; 2. Larry Long, Crandall; 3. Tucker Doughty, Heath; 4. Dalton Stevens,5/23


  • Valvoline Raceway AU)Oklahoma lady Sprintcar racer Harli White will head to Australia this summer to compete in selected USC events at Valvoline Raceway Sydney with the possibility of USC QLD and USC SA events as well. The promotable hard charging ASCS 360ci racer from Lindsay Oklahoma will hook up with Sydney car owner and Motoradco proprietor Paul Stirton to wheel the #10 A-One Charge Air Coolers Maxim from early December. Press Releases5/23
  • Dave Blaney)Dave Blaney and the Motter Equipment Mohawk Northeast Beltline Body Shop 71M team were back at Weedsport Speedway tonight with the World of Outlaws for the Empire State Challenge. The Speedway, purchased by Blaney’s friend and 71M sponsor Al Heinke in 2014, has undergone a complete makeover. Press Releases5/23

Sunday  May 22nd 2016

Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth. Arthur Conan Doyle



  • UMSS TSCS)On an absolutely fantastic spring evening for the Chase Viebrock Benefit Night at the Cedar Lake Speedway, veteran Deer Park racer Rick Kobs continued to his own "benefit" with his fourth UMSS Traditional Sprint Car Series victory in five nights at the western Wisconsin dirt oval and his fifth over all win in eight races for the popular wingless series this season. Another driver with tons of laps of racing experience, Jimmy Kouba of Byron, Minnesota, made it close on the final lap with the margin of victory less than a car length at the checkers.Race Results 5/22
  • Oswego Speedway NY)Oswego Speedway’s Road to the Championship continued on Saturday night with Liverpool, NY driver Kody Graham snaring the lead from Joe Gosek on lap 14 to eventually pull away to his fifth career Novelis Supermodified victory at Oswego, and the first for an independent front end machine since 2007, on Best Western PLUS/Quality Inn and Suites Riverfront Fan Appreciation Night. Race Results 5/22
  • ESS)Mark Smith has figured out the New York slick track and that could be trouble for the rest of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint (ESS) campaigners. The Sunbury, Pa., driver has been known for his success on the Pennsylvania Sprint Car Circuit and now he’s starting to make a name for himself in New York as well. Race Results 5/22
  • All Stars)With television cameras rolling, “Downtown” Danny Holtgraver earned his first Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions victory of the 2016 season on Saturday night, capturing the IRA/All Star Sprint Challenge at Wilmot Raceway in Wilmot, Wisconsin, over Sheldon Haudenschild and Dale Blaney. For Holtgraver, the $5,000 victory ended a recent dry spell for the Pittsburgh native during Arctic Cat All Star competition, his first trip to victory lane with the series since 2014.All Stars 5/22
  • POWRi)Spencer Bayston of Lebanon, Indiana finally broke through to claim his first POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series victory in 2016 and his first with new team, Keith Kunz Curb-Agajanian Motorsports. After three third place finishes in a row, including both nights of the Missouri Mid-State Midget Nationals and Friday night's show at Fayette County Speedway, Bayston took the checkers leading every circuit of the 30 lap main event at Macon Speedway. Race Results 5/22
  • Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series)This week the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series took center stage at Trail Way Speedway as they hosted round 4 of the 8 race series. 22 cars jammed the pits, the highest car count in many years at the Hanover bullring for the 1st of 2 races in the KING series. Point leader Kevin Nouse and 2nd place in points Adrian Shaffer both in attendence looking for the $2,000 top prize and the honor of being called the King of the 358 division. Central PA 5/2
  • USAC)Just a mere month after combining forces, Kevin Thomas, Jr. and the 4J Motorsports team found USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship victory lane Saturday night at Brownstown Speedway, leading wire-to-wire in a caution-free affair at the series' first visit to the southern Indiana quarter-mile d2irt oval since 2011. USAC 5/22


  • Ohsweken Speedway ONT)Ohsweken Speedway officials are pleased to announce that NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne will compete in two events at the track this season. Kahne will compete in the Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Car division at the Burger Barn Northern Crate Nationals on Monday, July 25, and in the Arrow Express Six Nations Showdown featuring the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series on Tuesday, July 26. Press Releases5/22
  • Port Royal Speedway PA)May 28, 29 & 30 Port Royal Speedway Weikert Memorial Weekend By The Numbers Central PA 5/22
  • Port Royal Speedway PA)As part of this weekend’s three-day Bob Weikert Memorial Sprint Car Spectacular at Port Royal Speedway sponsored by Packer’s Concessions, the oval will present the Fallen Heroes Championships for 410 sprints and super late models on Saturday night, May 28 at 7 pm. The three-day Weikert Memorial runs May 28 – May 30 at the oval. Central PA 5/22
  • Williams Grove Speedway PA)Williams Grove Speedway will present another 2016 Diamond Series event for the Lawrence Chevrolet Sprint Cars coming up this Friday night, May 27 at 8 pm. Joining the 410 sprint cars on the card will be the PASS/IMCA 305 sprint cars. The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints will compete for $4,000 to win to go along with an increased purse elsewhere. Central PA 5/22
  • Mitch Brown Racing)Mitch and Jake Brown have been as close as brothers can possible be while growing up in Brantford, with the older sibling Mitch enjoying most of the limelight stemming from his success in 360 Sprint Car racing. Jake Brown followed Mitch into the oval track sport in 2010 and this year moved up to join his brother in the 360 Sprint Car ranks with the hopes of placing well in this winged open-wheel division and perhaps even winning a race or two. Press Releases5/22



  • IRA Sprints)For the past several years when the Arctic Cat All Stars and the Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprints gather at Wilmot Raceway for a showdown, Dale Blaney has typically been the biggest benefactor. In fact, in the four prior meetings Blaney has planted the banner for the All Stars in victory lane. IRA 5/22
  • USAC)USAC WESTERN HPD MIDGET RACE RESULTS: May 21, 2016 - Las Vegas, Nevada - Las Vegas Motor Speedway Bullring - Military & Veterans Appreciation Night  FEATURE: (35 laps) 1. Toni Breidinger, 2. Annie Breidinger, 3. Tommy McCarthy, 4. Jesse Love IV, 5. Jeff Kelley, 6. Blake Brannon. NTUSAC 5/22
  • USAC)USAC MIDWEST THUNDER MIDGET SERIES RACE RESULTS: May 21, 2016 - Montpelier, Indiana - Montpelier Motor Speedway ALSO AT THE TRACK: Bill Durham (#94 Durham). FEATURE: (20 laps) 1. Gage Etgen (#99 Etgen), 2. Corey Bedwell (#11 Bedwell), 3. Alex Watson (#41 Watson), 4. Gunnar Lucius (#22 Lucius), 5. Nick Daugherty (#44 Coleman), 6. Aaron Leffel (#11T Taylor), 7. Cory Guingrich (#2 Guingrich), 8. Tommy Bigelow (#2B Bigelow), 9. Jon Watson (#29 Watson), 10. Taylor Cox (#7x Cox), 11. Mike Hessel (#7M Hessel), 12. Jim Jones (#97 Jones).USAC 5/22
  • USAC)USAC IMRA MIDGET SERIES RACE RESULTS: May 21, 2016 - Canton, Illinois - Spoon River Speedway - "Randy Test Memorial"  FEATURE: (20 laps) 1. Andy Baugh, 2. Gedd Ross, 3. Jeff Mallonee, 4. Hunter Lane, 5. Austin Archdale, 6. Mitchell Davis, 7. Brent Burrows, 8. Jacob Sollenberger, 9. Bart Andrews, 10. Dillon MorleyUSAC 5/22
  • USAC)USAC WESTERN STATES MIDGET SERIES RACE RESULTS: May 21, 2016 – Ventura, California – Ventura Raceway FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Ronnie Gardner, 2. Cory Elliott, 3. Franki Guerrini, 4. Michael Faccinto, 5. Troy Rutherford, 6. Jerome Rodela, 7. Tyler Dolacki, 8. Richard Vander Weerd, 9. Robert Dalby, 10. Robby JosettUSAC 5/22
  • ASCS SOS)ASCS Southern Outlaw Sprints A Feature 1 (25 Laps): 1. 10M-Morgan Turpen[2]; 2. 26-Marshall Skinner[5]; 3. 01-Shane Morgan[4]; 4. 4M-Michael Miller[6]; 5. 10-Terry Gray[3]; 6. 29-Kyle Amerson[8]; 7. 09-Timmy Thrash[7]; 8. 38-Ryan Moore[10]; 9. 20-Casey Hinds[11]; 10. 1A-Lee Moore[1]; 11. 1S-Joey Schmidt[13]; 12. 83-Blake Carrier[9]; 13. 59-Kevin Newton[16]; 14. 88-Brandon Blenden[15]; 15. 29S-Rusty Sanford[12]; 16. 00-Tristan Lee[14]5/22
  • Paragon Speedway IN)1 1 22S Jake Scott 2 6 11B Travis Berryhill 3 4 17C Josh Cunningham 4 5 35 Chris Babcock 5 2 26 Pat Giddens 6 20 10G Aric Gentry 7 8 P8 Andrew Prather 8 9 77 Hunter O Neal 9 12 12K Dylan Shaw 10 16 33 Ben Mcmurray 11 3 23 Jensen Scott 12 7 51 Brent Turner 13 10 72 Randy Johnson 14 14 11 David Applegate 15 13 44 Glenn Scott 16 18 51H Steve Hair 17 15 45K Ben Knight 18 11 46 Anthony Leohr 19 21 22 Brandon Spencer 20 17 71N Wayne Newlin 21 19 87 Dave Gross 5/22
  • POWRi)Macon IL...Spencer Bayston, Justin Peck, Colton Cottle, Terry Babb, Matt Ponder, Dayne Kingshott, Ryan Robinson, Holly Shelton, Brayton Lynch, Kyle Schuett. 5/22
  • Photos)Weekend winners are inSpeedShotz 5/22
  • Must See Racing)Brian Gerster took back the reins of the Must See Racing Sprint Car Series from reigning champion and two-time season winner Jimmy McCune on Saturday night, turning in a stunning performance in the series’ inaugural visit to Shady Bowl Speedway.  Race Results 5/22
  • Badlands Motor Speedway SD)Silver Shootout  #13 Mark Dobmeier #24 Terry McCarl #3 Tim Kaeding #12 Lynton Jeffrey #17BX Bill Balog #55 Aaron Reutzel #2L Logan Forler #9X Paul Nienhiser #7X Kaley Gharst #17B Ryan Bickett #17A Austin McCarl #19 Paige Polyak #8H Jade Hastings #9N Wade Nygaard #09 Matt Juhl #25 Dylan Peterson #429 Robby Wolfgang #29 Kerry Madsen #82 Dusty Zomer #2A Austin Pierce #4 Cody Hansen #25M Cory Mack #05 Brad Loyet 5/22
  • St Francois County Raceway MO) Joey Montgomery  Tommy Worley Jr  Kent Buckley 5/22
  • Dodge City Raceway Park KS)Saturday night’s 20-lap Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Car feature boiled down to a tense duel between the defending track champion and the current points leader atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval. When the checkered flag finally flew on the full moon event, it was current points leader Taylor Velasquez getting the better of reigning champ Luke Cranston on a lap 14 restart to capture his first win of the year aboard the Bearcat Well Service/Fronk Oil Company No. 21x Sprint Car. Race Results 5/22
  • Nebraska 360 Sprints) McCool Junction NE...A Feature 1 1 2 Don Droud Jr 2 3 13V Seth Brahmer 3 2 53 Jack Dover 4 5 81 Stu Snyder 5 7 35L Cody Ledger 6 4 18 Ryan Roberts 7 6 82 Jordan Boston 8 10 77 John Klabunde 9 8 3 Billy Alley 10 11 4X Jason Danley 11 9 41P Tadd Holliman 12 12 52 Nick Bryan 13 13 17B Jason Becker 14 14 66 Derek Seger 15 16 14 Joey Danley 16 15 8B Bobby Becker  5/22
  • Petaluma Speedway CA)#7c Andy Forsberg #43 Bradley Terrell #77 Mike Benson #1 Billy Butler #29r Riley Matson #4s Buddy Kofoid #7n Zack Lynskey #5 Kirt Organ #10x Roberto Kirby #7h Jake Haulot #52 David Lindt #12j John Clark #24 Justin Henry #101 Shane Myhre #4r Anthony Restad #55 Marissa Polizzi #91ri Eli Deshaies #11k Kenny Drew #63 Geoff Ensign #57b Bobby Butler #9 DJ Freitas 5/22
  • SOS)Brighton ONT...#10b Mitch Brown #17x Dain Naida #42w Rick Wilson #0 Glenn Styres #91 Ryan Turner #11 Jamie Turner #97 Cory Turner #77x Alex Hill #11j Chris Jones #47x Dylan Westbrook #98 Paul Pekkonen #110 Jake Brown #15aw April Wilson #66 Frank Baranowski #15 Mike Ferrell #01 Kyle Fraser #25 Warren Mahoney #71s Shawn Sliter 5/22
  • All Stars/IRA)Wilmot WI...#70 Danny Holtgraver #93 Sheldon Haudenschild #1 Dale Blaney #48 Brandon Wimmer #60 Kory Crabtree #21 Cap Henry #10H Chad Kemenah #2 Parker Price-Miller #64 Scotty Thiel #11K Kraig Kinser #5J Jeremy Schultz #2W Scotty Neitzel #81 Lee Jacobs #40 Caleb Helms #19 Todd Daun #7C Caleb Armstrong #99 Kyle Martin #14AJ Wayne Modjeski #10V Matt Vandervere #1M Phillip Mock #68 Dave Uttech #8M TJ Michael #65 Jordan Goldesberry #1MM Jim Moughan 5/22
  • ASCS Red River)Look up awesome in the Dictionary, and you'll find the race between Wayne Johnson and Blake Hahn at the Lawton Speedway on May 21, 2016 has been added to the definition, as the rising star was schooled by the veteran in the closing laps to pocket the night's $2,000 winner's check with the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Red River Region presented by Smiley's Racing Products. ASCS 5/22
  • East Bay Raceway Park FL)Eagle Jet Top Gun Sprints (25-laps) 1. 3A AJ Maddox 2. 22 Johnny Gilbertson 3. 82 Matt Kurtz 4. 83 Mark Ruel, Jr. 5. 28 Garrett Green 6. 88 Sport Allen 7. G6 Brandon Grubaugh 8. 3K Guy Bos 9. 3 Dennis Misuraca 10. 96 Nikki Voisey 11. 55 Kurt Taylor 12. 17c Aileen Collins-Love 13. 1* Tim George 14. 19 Keith Butler 15. Joe Zuczek 5/22
  • Ohsweken Speedway ONT)Two pairs of teammates raced at the front for much of the 360 Sprint Car feature, with Dylan Westbrook pacing the field for the first 18 laps ahead of Mitch Brown, Jake Brown, and Glenn Styres. Mitch passed brother Jake with 3 laps left in the race and attempted to steal the win away from Westbrook, but both spun after contact in turn three. The result was a yellow flag, and a two lap dash to the finish, which saw the field jumbled up after spins by Styres and Jamie Turner, who had restarted with a flat left front tire. Race Results 5/22
  • Oswego Speedway NY)Novelis Supermodifieds (50-laps): 1. 21 - Kody Graham, 2. 02 - Brandon Bellinger, 3. 7 - Otto Sitterly, 4. 68 - Michael Barnes, 5. 5 - Tim Devendorf, 6. 15 - Michael Muldoon, 7. 01 - Dan Connors Jr., 8. 50 - Dave Gruel, 9. 11 - Aric Iosue, 10. 55 - Keith Shampine, 11. 12 - Pat Lavery, 12. 70 - Dave McKnight, 13. 56 - Hal LaTulip, 14. 83 - Lou LeVea Jr., 15. 24 - Jerry Curran, 16. 00 - Joe Gosek, 17. 52 - Dave Danzer, 18. 05 - Jeff Abold, 19. 14 - Kreig Heroth Race Results 5/22
  • Knoxville Raceway IA)Danny Lasoski wrestled a late race lead from Brooke Tatnell, and held off his nephew Brian Brown to claim a $5,000 National Sprint League win Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway. The win was the Dover, Missouri pilot’s 109th at the famous half-mile in front of a large crowd on Town Crier Night. Clint Garner won the 23rd 360 feature of his career at Knoxville, tying him for second with John Kearney on the all-time winner’s list. Chris Walraven claimed his second 305 feature win of the season. BillW's Knoxville News 5/22
  • National Sprint League)Danny Lasoski swept the National Sprint League's season debut at Knoxville Raceway on Saturday. Lasoski, who is the defending National Sprint League and Knoxville Raceway champion, put his knowledge and experience at the half-mile oval to use as he set quick time during qualifying, charged from sixth to win a heat race and maneuvered from eighth to capture the 25-lap main event. National Sprint League 5/22
  • USAC)USAC AMSOIL SPRINT CAR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RACE RESULTS: May 21, 2016 - Brownstown, Indiana - Brownstown Speedway FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Kevin Thomas Jr., 2. Brady Bacon, 3. Dave Darland, 4. Thomas Meseraull, 5. C.J. Leary, 6. Brady Short, 7. Robert Ballou, 8. Aaron Farney, 9. Tyler Courtney, 10. Kyle CumminsUSAC 5/22
  • Marysville RacewayCA)#97 Cortney Dozier #9L Cody Lamar #28P Jeremy Phillips #2B Jeremy Burt #88 Brad Bumgarner #2 Cody Spencer #49 Mike Monahan #18 Tyler Seavey #98 Rowdy McClenon #21H Jeremy Hawes #64 Rod Fauver #71L Korey Lovell #4X Raquel Hall #71C Jeff Culver Riverside Int Speedway AR) 1 88R Cody Gardner 2 2 47 Dale Howard 3 12 3 A.G. Rains 4 10 91A Ernie Ainsworth 5 7 6D Dakota Gaines 6 4 39 Brad Bowden 7 5 99 Blake Jenkins 8 6 59J Jim Bowden 9 3 67 Hayden Martin 10 8 11B Tyler Horn 11 9 7 Doug Hamik 12 11 91 Steve Russell 5/22
  • Lawrenceburg Speedway IN) 1 4 89 Shawn Westerfeld 2 5 18 Jarett Andretti 3 12 5J Joss Moffatt 4 9 16 Dallas Hewitt 5 3 04 Drew Abel 6 7 4J Justin Owen 7 6 4 Michael Fischesser 8 15 32 Garrett Abrams 9 11 74 Tony Main 10 19 14W Chad Wilson 11 10 71B Braxton Cummings 12 14 20 Steve Thomas 13 18 53 Steve Little 14 17 14F Aaron Fry 15 16 3 Kyle Wissmiller 16 13 59J Kirk Jeffries 17 22 71 Bub Cummings 18 2 22W Mike Weber 19 21 15 Cody Clarkson 20 20 96 Riley Vanhise 21 8 46 Cody Gardner 22 1 44 Dickie Gaines 23 23 2DI Dustin Ingle 5/22
  • 34 Raceway IA)305 sprints... 1 8 50P Harold Pohren 2 4 7A Jarrod Schneiderman 3 1 81 Tanner Gebhardt 4 18 27 John Schulz 5 3 21E Evan Epperson 6 10 83 Dave Getchell 7 5 58 Andy Krieger 8 9 17 Shane Quam 9 12 16C Dustin Clark 10 2 9 Daniel Bergquist 11 11 16HD Donnie Steward 12 15 13 Brayden Gaylord 13 14 7 Nick Guernsey 14 13 63 Travis Howard 15 7 71 Nathan Murders 16 6 61 Dillan Roth 17 16 38 Mike Dapra 18 17 21 Brandyn Martin 19 19 31 Austin Sears 5/22
  • Fremont Speedway OH)Wooster, Ohio’s Broc Martin watched a huge lead wiped out late in the 410 sprint feature at Fremont Speedway. But, he got a tremendous restart, hit his marks and went on to dominate for his second career win on Root’s Poultry Night. Race Results 5/22
  • UMSS Traditional Sprints)Cedar Lake WI... #81 Rick Kobs #2K Jimmy Kouba #11 James Giossi #6 Jake Kouba #14 Cam Schafer #87 Mike Meuller #16 Anna Kouba #7B Scott Brandt #22S Jason Schill #3K Jeremy Kerzman #69S Jon Lewerer #12W Kyle Wehking #99 Bryan Roach #12 Johnny Parsons #21J Jori Hughes #29 Hunter Custer #90 Tony Klose #N1 Ty Sampair #1 Jeff Pellersels #24 Brian VanMeveren #22 Jeff Pellersels #1DOC Jeff Pellersels #12X Blake Anderson 5/22


  • OSCS)Rained out Saturday at Atomic Speedway OH. 5/22
  • VSS)Virginia Sprint Series  Race #7 Saturday May 21st 2016  IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Series  Eastside Speedway Waynesboro,Va. All weekend rain was in the area causing Eastside Speedway to call the races off in the early afternoon. Next week its back to Natural Bridge Speedway on Saturday night May 28th.5/22
  • World of Outlaws)The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series will continue their push through the northeast as they compete in a rare Sunday showdown on May 22 at Weedsport (N.Y.) Speedway. Following action in upstate New York, the series will move south to New Jersey for the Jersey Outlaw Classic at New Egypt (N.J.) Speedway on Tuesday, May 24.DIRT/World of Outlaws5/22
  • NSL 360 Big Horn)The inaugural weekend for the National Sprint League 360 Big Horn Region has officially been washed out. An afternoon storm forced series officials to cancel Saturday's event at Billings Motorsports Park, which had picked up the show following inclement weather at Electric City Speedway in Great Falls, Mont., where a doubleheader was originally scheduled for the weekend. National Sprint League 5/22
  • Stockton Dirt Track CA)The King of the West/Hunt Wingless Sprints show was rained out Saturday. 5/22

Saturday  May 21st 2016

The 50-50-90 rule: Anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right, there's a 90% probability you'll get it wrong. Andy Rooney



  • UMSS TSCS)When the UMSS Traditional sprint cars make their annual visit to the Granite City Speedway, it is a common occurrence to see Mike Mueller of Stacy, Minnesota sitting in Rock Auto Victory Lane at the end of the feature event. For the third time in his four appearances with his #87 Traditional sprint car, Mike Mueller celebrated a victory at the Sauk Rapids track in what proved to be another entertaining race for this popular division.  Race Results 5/21
  • Column)BillW has notes from Lincoln IL Al Stars & POWRi Midgets in BillW's Knoxville News5/21
  • Williams Grove Speedway PA)Lance Dewease blasted by Greg Hodnett in turn three for the lead and then dominated the remaining 16 laps to win the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series feature Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway. Dewease, of Fayetteville, earned $8,000 for his second straight Grove win driving for Donnie Kreitz. It was his 83rd career Grove win. Central PA 5/21
  • SOD)Ryan Ruhl kicked off the 2016 Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt presented by ARP season with a spectacular, rim riding display in route to a dominating feature win Friday night at Hartford Motor Speedway. Ruhl from Coldwater, Michigan started on the front row and drove away just inches from Hartford’s unforgiving concrete wall every lap in route to the victory. Race Results 5/21
  • USAC)In an epic side-by-side duel for the ages that lasted the entire second half of the feature, Scotty Weir was the ultimate gunslinger, outgunning Brady Bacon in the final pair of laps to claim his long-awaited first career USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victory Friday night at Gas City I-69 Speedway's "May Meltdown." USAC 5/21
  • POWRi)In the first time that POWRi has ran a race at Fayette County Speedway since 2012, the high-banked ¼ mile produced two first time winners. Carson Macedo took the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series win, while veteran Shelby Bosie earned his first-career POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series victory. Race Results 5/21
  • Photos)More Paul Arch photos fromWilliams Grove Speedway World of Outlaws Friday 5/20 are in SpeedShotz. 5/21
  • Photos)Mark Funderburk Lincoln IL All Stars & Bill Weir Gas City USAC photos are in SpeedShotz5/21


  • Selinsgrove Speedway PA)For the third week in a row, Selinsgrove Speedway officials were forced to cancel the racing program scheduled for Saturday night due to inclement weather. With numerous teams and fans traveling from outside of Pennsylvania as part of the Empire Super Sprint contingent scheduled to compete at Selinsgrove, the announcement was made at 12 p.m. Saturday as a courtesy. The cancellation also knocked out the second event in the six-race Port Royal/Selinsgrove Moon Shine Camo Route 35 Super Late Model Challenge Series. Central PA 5/21
  • Susquehanna Speedway PA)For the second time in as many weeks, rain has forced Susquehanna Speedway management to cancel another Saturday night racing program. It marked the third cancellation this season for the York Haven track. Up next on the schedule will be the Bud Bricker Nationals presented by Blazers Body Shop on Saturday, May 28th as the Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman take center stage for their biggest race of the early season. Time trials will set the starting lineups for the Super Sportsman as they vie for the $2,000 top prize. Joining the Super Sportsman will be the ARDC Midgets and Street Stocks. .Pits open at 4PM with grandstands opening at 5PM and Racing beginning at 7PM. There will also be another Test and Tune on Wednesday, May 25th beginning at 6PM. Fans are reminded to check out for the latest news and results.  5/21
  • Jackson MN/SLS Promotions)Tickets are now on sale for Mayhem at the Motorplex, featuring the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series and FVP National Sprint League at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minnesota, on Friday, June 24 and can be purchased online at or by calling SLS Promotions at 815-344-2023.
  • World of Outlaws)Moisture moved in early on Saturday morning forcing World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series to cancel today's action at Williams Grove Speedway. The annual battle between the Outlaws and Pennsylvania Posse for the prestigious Morgan Cup will move to the final night of the Champion Oil Summer Nationals on Saturday, July 23. DIRT/World of Outlaws5/21
  • Wayne County Speedway OH)For the second week in a row, overnight and pre dawn showers that continued until noon and with the forecast for more scattered showers throughout the day, promoters Jason and Kristin Flory cancelled the evenings races. At this time both the Rick’s Truck and Equipment Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS) and the Ohio Valley Sprint Car Association (OVSCA) scheduled to be in action, will not be rescheduled.Press Releases5/21
  • Hoosier Hundred)A historic racing venue in existence for 113 years and a historic motor race held on the same facility for the last 63 years are bound to produce competitors with family ties. Such is the case for the Hoosier Hundred held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds as third generation racing drivers are beginning to make names for themselves in a series whose ancestry dates back to the very beginning of motor sports, the USAC Silver Crown Series. Press Releases5/21
  • Mercer Raceway Park PA)A cold and steady rain settled in over Mercer Raceway Park during the night and continued throughout the day, leading to the fourth consecutive cancellation of racing. The Rick's Truck & Equipment Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series heads to the speedway on May 28, along with several other classes.Press Releases5/21
  • Riverside Int Speedway AR)NO PIT PARKING UNTIL 4:30 - PIT GATES OPEN AT 4:30. PIT RESERVED PARKING IS IN EFFECT - TRACK LOOKS GREAT!!! RACING TONIGHT, 5/21/16 - Pancho's 360 WS, Memphis Audio Car 305 WS, Pull A Part Late Model, G & S Electric Modified, Parts Plus Riverside STOCK Gates Open at 6; Time Trials at 6:30; Races at 7:30. General Admission $12 for 12 and over; Children 6-11 $5; 5 and under Free. Pit Passes $25 Riverside International Speedway accepts CASH ONLY- NO checks or credit cards 5/21



  • Jackson Motorplex MN)Craig Dollansky dominated the Spirit Lake Silver & Gold NSL 410 Sprint Cars portion of the Folkens Brothers Trucking Spring Nationals on Friday at Jackson Motorplex, where he claimed the $10,000 top prize and the National Sprint League points lead following a strong performance during the season-opening event at the recently renovated facility.
  • National Sprint League)Jackson MN...#2KS Craig Dollansky #2 Danny Lasoski #18 Ian Madsen #29 Kerry Madsen #17B Bill Balog #12 Lynton Jeffrey #13 Mark Dobmeier #56N Davey Heskin #19P Paige Polyak #24 Terry McCarl #55L Aaron Reutzel #55 Brooke Tatnell #3 Tim Kaeding #7 Kaley Gharst #7W Tasker Phillips #35 Skylar Prochaska #17A Austin McCarl #09 Matt Juhl #19L Rob Caho #19W Bob Weuve #9 Jared Goerges #21 Brian Brown #16 Travis Whitney #10 Dakota Hendrickson #14 Jody Rosenboom #25 Dylan Peterson 5/21
  • NSL 360)Jackson MN...#20 Casey Friedrichsen #35 Skylar Prochaska #4J Lee Grosz #7 Kaley Gharst #44 Chris Martin #75C Casey Heser #11X Gregg Bakker #2H Bill Boles #2 Derrik Lusk #33 James Broty #21 Devin Friedrichsen #13MJ Brandon Halverson #32 Matt Juhl #42 Kevin Flowers #2K Kevin Ingle #97 Alan Gilbertson #10J Justin Jacobsma #29 Brandon Stevenson #1 Dean Brown #2D Dusty Ballenger #20G Chris Graf #64 Brandon Bosma 5/21
  • WAR)Moving from his third starting spot into the lead on the opening lap, Korey Weyant picked up the Boss Chassis WAR Series win at the Missouri State Fair Speedway on Friday night. Weyant moved past polesitter Riley Kreisel and second starting Clinton Boyles on lap one and set a torrid pace on the fast half-mile. Fellow Illinois driver Shane Cockrum also showed muscle early as he worked his way into second. Lap by lap, Weyant extended his lead as he hit heavy lapped traffic around lap ten. Race Results 5/21
  • ASCS Warrior)5/20/2016 at Missouri State Fair Speedway A Feature (25 Laps): 1. 28-Jonathan Cornell[1]; 2. 9JR-Derek Hagar[4]; 3. 05-Brad Loyet[7]; 4. 14-Randy Martin[6]; 5. 14K-Kyle Bellm[3]; 6. 33-Austin Alumbaugh[12]; 7. 34-Corey Nelson[2]; 8. 4-Evan Martin[9]; 9. 51-Mitchell Moore[10]; 10. 27-Danny Thoman[8]; 11. 5-Matt Close[16]; 12. 75E-Broc Elliott[18]; 13. 41-Scott Comstock[13]; 14. 24C-Lanny Carpenter[14]; 15. 8X-John Manley[17]; 16. 8-Tyler Blank[15]; 17. 81A-Chris Morgan[5]; 18. 65-Trevor (T.J.) Muths[20]; 19. 86-Tyler Thomas[11]; (DNS) 38-Cody Baker  ASCS 5/21
  • ASCS Red River)Mother Nature tried her best, but the crew of the Creek County Speedway was able to get the show on the road Friday night, and it was Blake Hahn who came out on top at the quick quarter-mile with the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Red River Region presented by Smiley’s Racing Products. ASCS 5/21
  • Ocean Speedway CA)#22 Shane Golobic #2 Brad Furr Racing #21 Tommy Tarlton #4S Buddy Kofoid #88N DJ Netto #72W Kurt Nelson #92 Kyler Dash Man Shaw #88 Koen Shaw #21P Robby Price #92N Andy Forsberg #8 Jermey Chisum #25Z Jason Chisum #58M Matt Barber #9J Dustin Golobic #33 Lucas Ashe #91C Shawn Conde #17 Justin Sanders #99 Tony Gualda #10 Anthony Simone #6 Jimmy Christian #5 Colin Markle #58 Jerry Bonnema #73 Craig Frandsen 5/21
  • Trail Way Speedway PA)This is the hardest place to race in Pennsylvania. Anyone who doesn’t believe it can come down here.” So said Doug Hammaker after making it look easy in scoring his second win of the season in the Insinger Performance Fuels Sprint Championship for “358” sprint cars at Trail-Way Speedway Friday night.Central PA 5/21


  • Placerville Speedway CA)Due to heavy rainfall and an unfavorable weekend forecast, Placerville Speedway has been forced to cancel Saturday night's Red Hawk Casino Championship Series race. "Unfortunately, with the amount of rain we've received, the amount of rain we are expecting, and the cold temperatures in the forecast, we feel it is best to call the event now and allow people to make other plans for the evening ", track promoter Scott Russell said.Press Releases5/21

Friday  May 20th 2016

I'm going to take full advantage of whatever time I've got on this earth. I'm going to get my money's worth. You can bet your butt on that. Tony Stewart



  • Williams Grove Speedway PA)Lance Dewease blasted by Greg Hodnett in turn three for the lead and then dominated the remaining 16 laps to win the Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series feature Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway. Dewease, of Fayetteville, earned $8,000 for his second straight Grove win driving for Donnie Kreitz. It was his 83rd career Grove win. Central PA 5/20
  • Photos)Paul Arch & Kris Keath Williams Grove Speedway World of Outlaws photos from Friday 5/20 are in SpeedShotz. 5/20
  • POWRi)Brownstown IL, Carson Macedo, Zach Daum, Spencer Bayston, Andrew Felker, Justin Peck, Austin Brown, Jake Neuman, Kyle Schuett, Ryan Robinson, Tanner Thorson. 5/20
  • All Stars)For the second time in as many starts, Wooster, Ohio’s Sheldon Haudenschild earned a trip to Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions victory lane, this time during a first ever appearance at the Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, Illinois. Haudenschild took advantage of a lap-17 restart to earn his position at the front of the field, driving around pole sitter Parker Price-Miller on a rubbered-up racing surface to clinch a second consecutive, $5,000, Arctic Cat All Star payday. All Stars 5/20
  • Iowa State Fair Speedway)305 sprints...1 4 100 Clint Benson 2 9 2M Matt Moro 3 8 4L Mike Houseman 4 6 14J Michael Johnston 5 2 55KC Robert Hildreth 6 5 81E Eric Bridger 7 7 11B Ben Woods 8 3 12K Koddy Hildreth 9 1 71 Brandon Worthington 10 14 3TJ Joel Thorpe 11 11 53 Greg Black 12 10 81 Austin Johnson 13 12 48 Tyler Thompson 14 13 24N Nathan Mills 5/20
  • ARDC)Brett Arndt notched his second win of the ARDC season and first at Big Diamond with a thrilling last lap pass of Trevor Kobylardz. The Steward racing number 33 of Danny Stratton and the Hyper racing number 4 of Ryan Greth lead the field to the green with Stratton jumping out to the early lead. Stratton looked strong in the early stages until Trevor Kobylardz showed him a nose going into turn one of lap five. Contact between the leaders sent Stratton spinning into the infield coming out of turn four bringing out the yellow flag and giving Kobylardz the race lead.Race Results 5/21
  • Lernerville Speedway PA)AJ Flick also had to make a pass of an early leader in the form of Adam Kekich and the two battled wheel-to-wheel for a few laps before Flick pulled away slightly. The action heated up quickly behind him and the attrition claimed multiple cars as Flick cruised to his first win of the season.  Race Results 5/21
  • World of Outlaws)Williams Grove Speedway PA...A-Main Finish 1-10: 69K-Lance Dewease, 27-Hodnett, 15-Schatz, 9-Pittman, 48-Dietrich, 83-Saldana, 07-Esh, 2-Stewart, 94-Smith, 23T-Stutts, 25-Ott, 11C-Haas, 21-Montieth, 1Z-Wolfe, 19M-Marks, 3-Cannon, 7S-Sides, 1S-Schuchart, 1-Swindell, 51S-S.Smith,: 5-Gravel, 41-Johnson, 49-Sweet, 13-Shaffer DIRT/World of Outlaws5/20
  • SOD)Hartford MI...#16 Ryan Ruhl #2t Brian Smith #0 Steve Irwin 5/20
  • River Cities Speedway ND)1 82 Dusty Zomer 2 0 Nick Omdahl 3 99 Jordan Graham 4 8H Jade Hastings 5 8 Casey Mack 6 92 Mitch Mack 7 51 Alex Larson 8 13T Ty Hanten 9 9N Wade Nygaard 10 2A Austin Pierce 11 20A Jordan Adams 12 8B Jack Croaker 13 35 Brenden Wilde 14 27 Chris Ranten 15 10TR Bob Martin 16 91M Jackson Moffett 17 14 Tom Egeland 18 7 Trent Stengl 19 31 Shane Roemeling 20 33 Murray Temple 21 24 Jon Sorenson 22 22 Tanner Wisk 5/20
  • Ohsweken Speedway ONT)1 4 1-10 Jake Brown 2 8 00 Dane Lorenc 3 3 91 Ryan Turner 4 17 97 Cory Turner 5 11 5D Dave Dykstra 6 19 17X Dain Naida 7 14 0 Glenn Styres 8 6 10 Mitch Brown 9 1 47X Dylan Westbrook 10 18 77X Alex Hill 11 15 14H Jim Huppunen 12 7 49 Todd Hoddick 13 21 27Z Stan Zanchin 14 20 6 Curtis Gartly 15 5 11 Jamie Turner 16 13 2 Lee Winger 17 9 81 Derek Jonathan 18 16 9 Steve Lyons 19 12 38 Tyler Hendricks 20 10 5C Conor Mahoney 21 2 7M Justin Martin 5/20
  • USAC)USAC AMSOIL SPRINT CAR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RACE RESULTS: May 20, 2016 - Gas City, Indiana - Gas City I-69 Speedway - "May Meltdown" FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Scotty Weir, 2. Brady Bacon, 3. Kevin Thomas Jr., 4. Max McGhee, 5. Tyler Courtney, 6. Colten Cottle, 7. Kyle Cummins, 8. C.J. Leary, 9. Chris Windom, 10. Dave Darland.USAC 5/20
  • Limaland Motorsports Park OH)When the night began, it looked like another great night of racing on tap for the fans of Limaland Motorsports Park. The track was in great shape and the weather looked like it was going to hold out. In the end, the rains got too heavy and the plug was forced to be pulled after heat races began.Your ticket stub is redeemable for any regular show for the remainder of the 2016 season. Check for details on the rescheduling of the Steve Brown Memorial. Limaland Motorsports Park is back in action next Friday night May 27th, as Anheuser Busch Sales of Lima presents the 17th Annual Memorial Cup, featuring the K&L Ready Mix NRA Sprint Invaders raing for a top prize of $2000, the K&N Filters UMP Modifieds racing for $1000 to win, and the Bud Thunderstocks racing for $600 to win. Check for details on this all the racing at Limaland Motorsports Park. 5/20
  • Attica Raceway Park OH)With the last B-main of the evening on the track the skies opened up forcing the cancellation of racing at Attica Raceway Park on Edward Jones of Clyde/Mike Neill Financial Services Night. The A-main features for the O’Reilly Auto Parts 410 Sprints; Fremont Fence 305 Sprints; and the B-main and A-main for the Summit Racing Equipment UMP Late Models will be made up at later dates. “We will take a look at our schedule and make each division’s make-up features on separate nights,” said Rex LeJeune, Director of Operations at ARP. Attica Raceway Park will be back in action Friday, May 27 with Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions making their second appearance of the season as will the Sunoco American Late Model Series. The 305 sprints are also on the racing card. For more information go to, follow the track on Twitter at and Facebook at 5/20



  • Photos)Paul Arch & Steve Koletar Lincoln Speedway World of Outlaws photos from Thursday 5/19 are in SpeedShotz. 5/20
  • IMCA)IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National Point Standings Through May 19 IMCA EMI RaceSaver Sprint Cars – 1. Robert Vetter, Wolfe City, Texas, 507; 2. Michelle Mel­ton, Flower Mound, Texas, 478; 3. Chase Parson, Abilene, Texas, 445; 4. Marcus Thomas, Cor­sicana, Texas, 434; 5. Andy Shouse, Mustang, Okla., 426; 6. John Ricketts, Burleson, Texas, 405; 7. Logan Scherb, Decatur, Texas, 356; 8. Raven Culp, Mesquite, Texas, 352; 9. Bryan De­brick, Irving, Texas, 345; 10. Clint Benson, Papillion, Neb., 342 Press Releases5/20
  • NSL 360 Big Horn)Overnight rain has forced National Sprint League 360 Big Horn Region and Electric City Speedway officials to cancel Friday's race. With additional inclement weather projected at the 3/8-mile track in Great Falls, Mont., the NSL 360 Big Horn Region has shifted Saturday's event to Billings Motorsports Park in Billings, Mont. National Sprint League 5/20
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  • MSCS)The Hoosier Tire Midwest Sprint Car Series will be racing two times during the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend holiday. Racing gets underway on Saturday evening May 28th at the Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville, IN. Action will continue Sunday night May 29th at the Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, IN. It is the first of four weekends scheduled for this season that offers back to back MSCS non-wing sprint car races. The timing is perfect for those planning a holiday centered around dirt track racing.Press Releases5/20
  • Dodge City Raceway Park KS)Up for grabs. It’s the only way to describe the 2016 Dodge City Raceway Park championship chases with the initial four nights of the season in the books. With ties for the lead in two divisions, the only current lead exceeding single digits is Michael Pepper’s 13-point Stock Car advantage. Press Releases5/20
  • WMRA)The Washington Midget Racing Association would make their first visit to Canada of 2016 on Saturday May 14th. The venue would be the famed Aggasiz Speedway in the province of British Columbia. A total of seven entries would be in attendance with four representing B.C. and three from Washington. Press Releases5/20
  • WSS)The inaugural season of the Wingless Sprint Series continues this Saturday May 21st at Cottage Grove Speedway. It will be the first time the tour has been in action since May 7th at Madras. It is also the first visit to CGS which has hosted several different sanctioning bodies over the years. Press Releases5/20
  • RPM Speedway TX)Rained out Friday 5/20

Thursday  May 19th 2016

We tried not to age, but time had its rage. Pete Townshend



  • World of Outlaws)Seven-time World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz managed to do something that only one other series driver has been able to do since 1997: out-muscle the Pennsylvania Posse on their home turf and claim the Gettysburg Clash at Lincoln Speedway. Schatz's victory, his sixth of the season, gives the Outlaw drivers the upper hand as the annual feud over sprint car supremacy has officially kicked-off.  DIRT/World of Outlaws5/19


  • Must See Racing)Defending Must See Racing Sprint Car Series (MSRSCS) champion Jimmy McCune is leading a talented contingent of winged sprint car stars to two brand new race tracks, as the series embarks on their second weekend of competition in 2016 this Saturday and Sunday, May 21-22. Press Releases5/19
  • Aaron Reutzel)It was just a matter of time until reigning Lucas Oil ASCS National champion Aaron Reutzel broke through for his first series win of 2016. Reutzel finally got that first series win of the year out of the way by racing to victory lane in last Saturday night’s Texas World Dirt Track Championship finale at Fort Worth’s Texas Motor Speedway aboard the Shark-powered Dissolvalloy Downhole Revolution/BC Fundz No. 87 Triple-X Sprint Car. Press Releases5/19
  • NSCHOF)Davey Heskin of St. Michael, Minnesota, and Josh Schneiderman of West Burlington, Iowa, will headline this Saturday afternoon’s “Sprint Car 101” at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum. The program will be held on the second floor of the museum from 2 until 3 p.m. this Saturday, May 21. That night will be the National Sprint League’s first visit to the ‘Sprint Car Capital of the World’ this season. Veteran journalist Bill Wright will spend the hour interviewing both Knoxville Raceway regulars. Press Releases5/19
  • Kyle Bellm)Kyle Bellm sets his sights on Friday’s ASCS Warrior Region event at Sedalia’s Missouri State Fair Speedway after grinding through a pair of Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour nights at Fort Worth’s Texas Motor Speedway last weekend. Press Releases5/19
  • Dodge City Raceway Park KS)There will be more than the high-octane championship chase action on the track at Dodge City Raceway Park on Saturday night. Saturday’s event also features the Dodge City “Dodge Daytona” Roundup car show at the 3/8-mile clay oval. Press Releases5/19
  • Winged Nation)MRN’s “Winged Nation” will help Kasey Kahne Racing (KKR) celebrate its annual Fan Day with a remote broadcast from the team’s Mooresville, N.C.-based headquarters on Thursday, May 26. Motor Racing Network’s Steve Post and guest co-host Ashley Stremme will welcome Kahne, and sprint car drivers Daryn Pittman and Brad Sweet during a special airing of the show from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (ET). Press Releases5/19
  • USAC)USAC's Silver Crown Championship Series showcases the nation's top open-wheel drivers in back-to-back spectaculars this week as the nation's racing capital welcomes race fans from around the world for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. USAC 5/19
  • Team ILP)Inside Line Promotions drivers Zac Taylor, Derek Hagar and Chase Johnson scored feature victories last weekend. Taylor garnered his second straight winged sprint car triumph during a race on Friday at Lamar Speedway in Lamar, Colo. He also placed second on Saturday at El Paso County Raceway in Calhan, Colo. Press Releases5/19
  • Seth Bergman)Seth Bergman will tackle a pair of upper Midwest tracks this weekend. Bergman is headed to Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, to compete on Saturday before venturing to Badlands Motor Speedway in Brandon, S.D., on Sunday for the season opener at the high-banked track. Press Releases5/19
  • POWRi)This Friday, May 20th the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series and POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series will make the annual trip to Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, Illinois.Press Releases5/19
  • DJ Netto)Following a frustrating weekend at both the Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, CA and the Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, CA, DJ Netto is looking forward to returning to action this weekend at the Stockton Dirt Track with the King of the West Series. Press Releases5/19
  • Shane Stewart)Shane Stewart and Larson Marks Racing start their five-race stint in the Northeast for some exciting competition against the Pennsylvania Posse. The World of Outlaw Craftsman Sprint Car Series will be at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Penn. tonight, Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Penn. on Friday and Saturday for the Morgan Cup, and at Weedsport (N.Y.) Speedway on Sunday. Press Releases5/19



  • Column)BillW has 305 notes from Iowa State Fair Speedway in BillW's Knoxville News5/19
  • Sprint Invaders)Ian Madsen was the class of the field Wednesday night with the Sprint Invaders at the Iowa State Fair Speedway in Des Moines. The St. Mary’s, New South Wales, Australia driver swept the night’s events by winning his heat, the Dash and the $1,500 feature in the KCP Racing #18. It was his second career Sprint Invaders win. His previous victory also came in Des Moines. Race Results 5/19
  • Column)Pat & Bruce Eckel have 3 nights of Indiana racing in A Typical Weekend5/19
  • Photos)Paul Arch Lincoln Speedway World of Outlaws photos from Wednesday 5/18 before the rain are in SpeedShotz. The show was postponed until tonight Thursday 5/19


  • Jackson MN/SLS Promotions)Discount General Admission tickets for Mayhem at the Motorplex, featuring the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series and FVP National Sprint League at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., on Friday, June 24 are now available for purchase at O’Reilly Auto Parts stores. Each General Admission ticket purchased at an O’Reilly Auto Parts location will feature a special $5 discount. Tickets buyers will exchange their O’Reilly receipt for tickets at the Main Grandstand ticket booth on race day. Press Releases5/19
  • Beaver Dam WI/SLS Promotions)Discount General Admission tickets for the Seventh Annual Jim “JB” Boyd Memorial presented by Karavan Trailers, featuring the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series at Beaver Dam Raceway in Beaver Dam, Wisc, on Saturday, June 25 are now available for purchase at O’Reilly Auto Parts stores. Press Releases5/19
  • OCRS)This weeks Ameri-Flex Challenge update look very similar to last weeks report with just a twist here in there. The lone new car owner to move onto the Top-12 in Ameri-Flex Challenge points is Casey Wills. This is a return to the Top-12 for Wills as he was out of the automatic lock-in position after missing an event recently. OCRS 5/19
  • Placerville Speedway CA)Placerville Speedway and Thompson's Auto Group proudly present the annual "Fan Appreciation" Race Car Show, this Saturday night, May 21st. The highly anticipated event precedes the seventh round of the 2016 Placerville Speedway Red Hawk Casino Championship Series at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds. In their first season promoting Placerville Speedway, Scott Russell and Kami Arnold have been looking forward to this event all season.Press Releases5/19
  • Oswego Speedway NY)Twenty years ago today – May 19, 1996 – Oswego, NY Supermodified veteran Joe Gosek officially qualified for the 80th running of the Indianapolis 500 at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Press Releases5/19
  • Team Turner Racing)While they've already been on the track a few times this year, Jamie Turner and sons Cory and Ryan are ready to get into the meat of their 2016 racing schedule this weekend. Two championship chases start this weekend for the team; Ohsweken Speedway's weekly 360 Sprint Car program kicks off on Friday, May 20, and the Southern Ontario Sprints series begins on Saturday, May 21 at Brighton Speedway. Press Releases5/19
  • ESS)The first two-race weekend for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) will be held this weekend with a Friday night visit to the Outlaw Speedway and then on Saturday for the annual Mach 1 Chassis Shootout at the Selinsgrove Speedway Press Releases5/19
  • Mercer Raceway Park PA)If at first you don't succeed, try, try, again. Well, this Saturday Mercer Raceway Park will do just that. After suffering three consecutive rainouts--including the annual visit of the Arctic Cat All Stars Circuit of Champions--the racers will attempt to complete a Saturday Night Live! racing program on May 21. "We are hoping that the forecast will be favorable," said track owner Bill Altman. "Everybody wants to see a good race!" Press Releases5/19
  • Northline Speedway AU)Six classes are set to deliver another big night of racing at Darwin’s Roller Door Services NT Northline Speedway this Saturday night. Last meeting’s unfortunate rain-out of the Open Sprintcars feature race left highest point scorers Steven Ling and Simon Spitzbarth unable to battle it out for the overall victory, after each picking up a heat-race win earlier in the night. They will be eager to mirror their previous performances and will hope for a chance to capitalise on them in the feature race. Troy David, David Ling, Keith Phelps and rookie Chris Harrison will also be looking to contend for front-running spots. Press Releases5/19
  • Michael Keen)The Sprintcar Association of Western Australia’s annual presentation night on Saturday night saw Bunbury’s Michael Keen take home six trophies, after what has been a stellar debut season in 360 Sprintcars. An elated Keen was presented with the Western Australian 360 Sprintcar Title trophy off the back of his recent victory at the Perth Motorplex. Press Releases5/19

Wednesday  May 18th 2016

Fans don't boo nobodies. Reggie Jackson



  • World of Outlaws)The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series Gettysburg Clash at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pa. has been postponed to Thursday, May 19 due to persistent rain throughout the day and night on Wednesday. Fans that purchased grandstand tickets will be able to redeem their tickets for reentry at the track on Thursday, while fans that purchased pit passes and received a pit band are asked to keep their bands on for tomorrow night to gain reentry into the pits. Thursday's action starts with the track gates opening at 3 p.m., followed by the grandstand gates at 4 p.m., with racing action kicking off at 7:30 p.m.DIRT/World of Outlaws 5/18
  • Lincoln Speedway PA)Rain has postponed tonight's World of Outlaws Gettysburg Clash. We will come back tomorrow and try over again 5/18
  • Wayne Johnson)Wayne Johnson and the Two-C Racing team made some strides in Texas last weekend. The Oklahoma City driver looked to be headed for the podium at Texas Motor Speedway south of Fort Worth on Friday night before being taken out and suffering a DNF. Saturday, he would finish eighth in the finale at TMS. The team is readying for more 360 action this weekend. Press Releases5/18
  • Fremont Speedway OH)The next month of racing at Fremont Speedway will certainly live up to “The Track That Action Built” moniker. “The next six events will be off the chart as far as entertainment and excitement are concerned,” said Rich Farmer, Promoter of Fremont Speedway. “There’s something special and different during each show for fans of all ages.” Press Releases5/18
  • Badger)The most diversified schedule in the seventy-year history of Angell Park Speedway begins Sunday Night May 22. The events are the first of the eleven-race season at the popular 1/3-mile clay oval. “The 70th Opening Night at Angell Park Speedway” will feature the IRA Bumper to Bumper Outlaw Sprint Car Series, Mid-State Equipment / Zimbrick Chevrolet of Sun Prairie Badger Midget Racing Series and Badger 600 Micro Series presented by My Race Pass. Grandstands open at 4:30 pm with practice and qualifying beginning at 6:00 pm, with racing to follow.Press Releases5/18



  • Donny Schatz)There is always a great debate when it comes to rivalries in sports. Who gets more passionate about the rivalry? Is it the competitors themselves or is it the fans? There are rivalries within the rugged World of Outlaws (WoO) Craftsman® Sprint Car Series that spark great conversations, but the loudest banter comes three times each season when the traveling Sprint car stars venture to The Keystone State for their annual battles with the “Pennsylvania Posse.” Press Releases5/18
  • Danny Lasoski)Danny Lasoski has high expectations for this weekend when Big Game Motorsports will compete in a pair of National Sprint League events. The Muddy sponsored team is slated to head to Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., on Friday for the $10,000-to-win Folkens Brothers Trucking Spring Nationals, which is the season-opening event at the recently renovated track. Press Releases5/18
  • Oswego Speedway NY)Ever since it arrived on the scene, the Canale Insurance and Accounting 2-seat Supermodified has been doing Ride with the Legends every International Classic Weekend. Some of the top drivers in Supermodified racing have given rides to people who want to know the thrill of being in a real race car, with a top notch driver behind the wheel. Press Releases5/18
  • SOD)Engine Pro Sprints On Dirt presented by ARP is heading toward our season opener at Hartford Speedway Friday night with a full head of steam. We are confident that we will finally get our new unlimited format off the ground after two rain outs at Crystal Motor Speedway. Then on Saturday, SOD will race at Butler Motor Speedway. We are excited to share with you the fact that in just over three days, more than 30,000 people have viewed SOD’s Facebook event post for Hartford. If anyone ever had any doubt about the level of interest in SOD 2016, this answers the question. Reaching 30,000 people did create a little problem for us. We wanted to be sure we shared our sponsor partnerships with everyone viewing our post, so we created an event photo for Hartford that includes all of our sponsor partners’ logos. Since Facebook limits event photo size and we have so many, the images are not as big as we would like, but we did what we could. For more information, go to or
  • USAC)This Saturday, May 21st, the USAC Western States Midgets will return to Jim Naylor's Ventura Raceway. Located on the Ventura County Fairgrounds, the third point race will also showcase Dwarf Cars, IMCA Modifieds, Hobby Stocks, Focus Midgets, and Go-Karts. The Pit Gates will open at Noon, the Front Gates will open at 3:00pm, with Racing scheduled for 5:30pm at “The Best Little Dirt Track in America.”USAC 5/18
  • Caleb Helms)Caleb Helms is heading west this weekend for an Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions doubleheader. Helms will make his debut at Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, Ill., on Friday before he makes only his second career start at Wilmot Raceway in Wilmot, Wis., on Saturday. Press Releases5/18
  • Harli White)Harli White earned her career-best Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour result last Saturday during the Texas World Dirt Track Championships to cap a successful weekend at Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track. Press Releases5/18
  • Joe Hunt Wingless)With Mother Nature washing out the scheduled season opener for the Wingless Sprint Car Series presented by Joey Hunt Magnetos, on two separate occasions so far, the series will officially kick the 2016 season off Saturday night at the Stockton Dirt Track as they share the track with the King of the West 410ci Sprint Car Series. KoW, JH Wingless, Civil War 5/18
  • Richard Vander Weerd)Competing aboard both a winged an non winged sprint car over the weekend, Richard Vander Weerd had a tough weekend in both cars, but was able to fight his way to a sixth place finish on Saturday night. “Friday night I was relearning how to drive a winged car and we definitely struggled, and on Saturday night in the non wing car we had issues in our heat that put us at the rear of the feature, and on a pretty tricky track we were able to work our way up to sixth,” Vander Weerd said. Press Releases5/18
  • KSE Racing Products)From California to Pennsylvania and in both winged and non winged sprint cars wins came in bunches for drivers and team choosing to use KSE Racing Products. Out west, Jonathan Allard and Willie Croft each found victory lane during big time races. Allard picked up the Bill Brownell Memorial at the Silver Dollar Speedway on Friday night, while Willie Croft cashed in at the Thunderbowl Raceway on Saturday night during the King of the West Series’ Faria Memorial. Press Releases5/18
  • J&J Auto Racing)J&J Auto Racing team’s winning ways continued last week as they marched across four states and earned as many victories for the McKenzie, Tenn., based chassis manufacturer’s brand. Scoring wins for J&J were Sam Hafertepe, Jr., Wade Nygaard, Derek Hagar and Tyler Drueke. In a very young 2016 campaign, J&J Auto Racing teams have earned 49 victories to-date. Press Releases5/18
  • CJB Motorsports)David Gravel knew there would be some added pressure as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series rolled into Tri-State Speedway near Haubstadt, Ind. The CJB Motorsports team that Gravel drives for visited victory lane at the famous bullring in 2014 and 2015. It was up to the Watertown, Conn. driver to take the streak to three years running. Mission accomplished. Press Releases5/18
  • ASCS SOS)The first of three trips to the Southern Raceway in Milton, Fl. in 2016 is on tap this Saturday, May 21, as the Lucas Oil ASCS Southern Outlaw Sprints headline Military Appreciation Night at the three-eighths mile oval.ASCS 5/18
  • 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 series return to the Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla. on Friday, May 20, followed by the season's first visit to the Lawton Speedway in Lawton, Okla. on Saturday, May 21. ASCS 5/18
  • ASCS Warrior)A Friday night under the lights at the "Historic Half-Mile" Missouri State Fair Speedway is on tap this week as the Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region presented by Impact Signs, Awnings, and Wraps joins up with the BOSS Chassis Wingless Auto Racing Series for an one night, open wheel spectacular with the Putnam Chevrolet Salute to Veterans Night on Friday, May 20 in Sedalia, Mo.ASCS 5/18
  • All Stars)Open wheel fans from across the Midwest will now have the privilege to experience the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions from the comfort of their own living room. Series officials are pleased to announce the addition of a television schedule, broadcast on a tape-delayed basis, that will feature six Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions events from six different race tracks in three states. Race enthusiasts located in areas outside of Arctic Cat All Star scheduled territory will now have the opportunity to join in on the action, with the first scheduled broadcast set to feature competition from the Wilmot Raceway in Wilmot, Wisconsin. All Stars 5/18
  • Robert Stout)Robert Stout, a two-time National Champion in sports car racing and reigning King of the Wing Rookie of the Year, will compete against the best of the USAC Silver Crown series competitors Friday night May 27th at Lucas Oil Raceway in the "Carb Night Classic...The Race Before the 500". Press Releases5/18

Tuesday  May 17th 2016

To me, rock music was never meant to be safe. I think there needs to be an element of intrigue, mystery, subversiveness. Your parents should hate it. Trent Reznor



  • Column)Duane Hancock has notes from Plymouth and Kokomo Indiana inTri-State Outlook 5/17
  • Craig Dollansky)The progression continued for the TKS Motorsports #2KS team and driver Craig Dollansky last Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway in Iowa. The Elk River, Minnesota driver stormed from row five to finish third in the 20-lap feature event. This weekend, the team heads for the newly remodeled Jackson Motorplex and the $10,000 to win Folkens Brothers Trucking Spring Nationals in Minnesota on Friday. They’ll return for the first $5,000 to win National Sprint League event at Knoxville Saturday.Press Releases5/17
  • DIRTVision)Lincoln Speedway, Williams Grove Speedway Shows LIVE on DIRTVision! The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series invades Pennsylvania to face the PA Posse for the first time this season and it's LIVE on DIRTVision! Round One is set to take place at Lincoln Speedway for the Gettysburg Clash, May 18th. The live video package is only $21.95! Rounds Two and Three head to Williams Grove Speedway on May 20th and 21st with the Morgan Cup on the line. Catch both nights of racing for $44.99! Live video coverage from Lincoln Speedway is scheduled to begin at approximately 6:30 PM ET on Wednesday, May 18th. Live coverage of Williams Grove Speedway is set to start at 7 PM ET on May 20th and 21st. For a complete DIRTVision broadcast schedule, visit Sign up now at! 5/17
  • Patrick Dills)There's not much worse for a sprint car driver than to hear strange sounds coming from the engine. That's exactly what Patrick Dills experienced last Friday at Cottage Grove Speedway. The night began with Dills timing in second quickest in qualifying before rallying from fourth to second place in a heat race. He then placed third in the dash. Press Releases5/17
  • Terry McCarl)Terry McCarl and the TMAC Motorsports #24 team will follow up a pair of shows last weekend with the World of Outlaws in Indiana with two big events this Friday and Saturday night. Friday, the Altoona, Iowa driver will attempt to repeat his winning performance a year ago at the new Jackson Motorplex’s Folkens Brothers Spring Nationals in Minnesota. Saturday, Badlands Motor Speedway opens in Brandon, South Dakota with the Silver Shootout, featuring a large payout in silver bars including 166 10 oz. bars for the winner. Press Releases5/17
  • Jarrett Soares)The Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, CA can often eat up young drivers, and even veterans for that fact. Saturday night, Jarrett Soares had a respectable night at the tricky track as he picked up a 14th place finish with the King of the West Series during the Faria Memorial. Press Releases5/17
  • Tim Kaeding)Tim Kaeding and his Lunstra Motorsports team simply put on a show on Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway. Following a dismal qualifying effort, Kaeding had his elbows up in the feature event as he clawed his way from his 17th starting position to finish in the fourth on. Press Releases5/17
  • Ian Madsen)Going double duty on Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway, Ian Madsen and his KCP Racing team had another strong night that saw Madsen finish third in the 360ci race before a sixth place effort in the 410ci race. Press Releases5/17
  • Parker Price-Miller)Parker Price-Miller and Agee Motorsports went toe-to-toe with the World of Outlaws in his home state of Indiana as the Kokomo, IN driver finished third on Saturday night at the Tri-State Speedway. Press Releases5/17
  • Joey Saldana)Racing in his home state of Indiana over the weekend with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series, Joey Saldana would pick up a fifth place finish on Friday night at Plymouth Speedway and then back it up with a Top-10 effort on Saturday night at the Tri-State Speedway. Press Releases5/17
  • Paul McMahan)A frustrating weekend in Indiana has Paul McMahan and his Destiny Motorsports poised to redeem themselves with the World Of Outlaws this week as the series is set to take on the ultra tough PA Posse. “We just struggled all weekend in Indiana after wrecking last week at Eldora, and it really made for a tough weekend,” Paul McMahan said. “The boys went to work and hopefully we can come out strong this week in PA, we know their guys are pretty good on their home turf.” Press Releases5/17
  • Kerry Madsen)Heading into the state of Indiana with the World of Outlaws over the weekend fresh off of his big weekend sweep at the Eldora Speedway, Kerry Madsen and his Keneric Racing team turned in another solid weekend with ‘The Greatest Show on Dirt’ as they recorded a pair of Top-10s. Press Releases5/17
  • FAST)Despite Mother Nature’s attempt to wreak havoc on the entire FAST Series weekend in northwest Ohio, competition continued, this time with a visit to Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio. It was the first FAST Series program of the 2016 season in Attica, with previously scheduled stops all halted due to Mother Nature. Press Releases5/17
  • SOS)The 21st season of Southern Ontario Sprints series racing begins this Saturday, May 21 when the tour heads to Brighton Speedway. NOCO Fuels, Mix 97, and Sanderson Tire & Automotive present the first of 6 scheduled SOS visits this season to the 1/3 mile oval located on the shores of Lake Ontario. The SOS tour has raced at Brighton 96 times since 1997, with Rick Wilson’s 22 wins topping the all-time list at the Northumberland County track. Glenn Styres scored 2 Brighton wins last season, while Cory Turner, Charlie Sandercock, Rick Wilson, and Mitch Brown also claimed wins at Brighton in 2015. Press Releases5/17
  • Port Royal Speedway PA)Thanks to Greencastle Livestock Market of Greencastle, Pa., the Sunday, May 29 URC sprint car program at Port Royal Speedway as part of Weikert Memorial Weekend will now pay $3,000 to win! Greencastle Livestock Market made the announcement Tuesday afternoon and not only does the winner’s share jump from $2,000 to $3,000, but the amount to take the green flag has been increased as well, bumping to a healthy $250.  Central PA 5/17
  • Joe Trenca)Joe Trenca is itching for his first top 10 of the season as he returns to action this weekend. Trenca and Mucci Motorsports will compete on Saturday at Selinsgrove Speedway in Selinsgrove, Pa., with the Empire Super Sprints and on Sunday at Weedsport Speedway in Weedsport, N.Y., for the Empire State Challenge with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. Press Releases5/17
  • Brandon Hanks)The Texas World Dirt Track Championships was a frustrating experience for Brandon Hanks, who faced mechanical woes throughout the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour event at Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track. "It was a disaster," he said. "We fought engine issues throughout the whole weekend. We were so distracted with engines we never got to work on the car." Press Releases5/17
  • Derek Hagar)Derek Hagar was on a mission last Saturday during the Hooker Hood Classic at Riverside International Speedway. Hagar opened the $3,000-to-win event by winning the dash, which was lined up by a random draw and paid $400 to win. He then charged from last - seventh - to win a heat race with a last-lap pass. Press Releases5/17
  • Channin Tankersley)Channin Tankersley garnered a pair of top-15 finishes during the Texas World Dirt Track Championships last weekend. The Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour doubleheader at Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track began with Tankersley advancing from sixth to fourth place in a heat race before he won a qualifier from the pole position. That ranked him eighth in overall points to start the 20-lap main event on the outside of the fourth row. Press Releases5/17
  • Jamie Ball)Jamie Ball's strong start to the season continued last Saturday at Knoxville Raceway, where he picked up his second straight runner-up result. "It was another great week," he said. "We timed in real well and did enough in the heat race to get in the inversion. That's the name of the game at Knoxville." Press Releases5/17
  • Dodge City Raceway Park KS)Championship chase action resumes in full force with all five Dodge City Raceway Park divisions in action this Saturday night atop the 3/8-mile clay oval in Southwest Kansas. The popular Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars headline the card that fires off at 7:30 p.m. as they return to action for the first time since April 23. The DCRP Sprint Cars will be joined on the card by the IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks. Press Releases5/17
  • Ryan Smith)When the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series invades Central Pennsylvania EVERYONE, from fans to race teams to the tough Pennsylvania Posse drivers, well, to say the intensity picks up is a vast understatement. Press Releases5/17
  • Dominic Scelzi)Last weekend featured a couple of circumstances that kept Dominic Scelzi from potential top-five finishes. The action began on Friday in a 360ci sprint car at Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, Calif., where Scelzi qualified second quickest and advanced from fourth to third place in a heat race and from seventh to sixth place in the dash to start the main event on the outside of the third row. Press Releases5/17
  • World of Outlaws)This week the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will wage war with the Pennsylvania Posse on their home turf when the series travels to Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pa. for the Gettysburg Clash on Wednesday, May 18, and then the Morgan Cup weekend at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa. on Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21.DIRT/World of Outlaws 5/17
  • Jack Dover)Jack Dover will return to action this weekend with a Midwest doubleheader. Dover is set to kick the weekend off on Saturday at Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, Neb., with the Carpetland Nebraska 360 Sprints. He has won at least one race per season at the track since 2012 and has been to Victory Lane four times in his last seven races there. Press Releases5/17
  • Dale Blaney)Dale Blaney pocketed his 19th top-10 finish of the season last Friday at Lernerville Speedway. However, it was anything but routine for the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions points leader. Press Releases5/17
  • Josh Baughman)Josh Baughman registered a pair of top-10 finishes last weekend during the Texas World Dirt Track Championships at Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track. "I felt like we did what we could given the track conditions," he said. "We had a lot of speed. Early in the night we tried to put ourselves in a great position." Press Releases5/17
  • Travis Rilat will make his season debut driving for Richard Saumure this weekend in Montana at the inaugural National Sprint League 360 Big Horn Region event. Electric City Speedway in Great Falls will host the doubleheader with races on Friday and Saturday. Press Releases5/17
  • Cody Bova)Cody Bova’s rookie campaign on the JLH General Contractors FAST 305 Series presented by Engine Pro trail has been a learning experience. The Struthers, Ohio, native has made two starts with the series in 2016, qualifying for one main event which resulted in a 14th place performance at Fremont Speedway. Despite the tough start, Bova will remain optimistic, searching for a fresh start on Saturday at Mercer Raceway Park. Press Releases5/17
  • Jack Sodeman Jr)Second generation racer Jack Sodeman Jr. led the local charge against the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions on Friday night, May 13, at Lernerville Speedway, finishing 15th at the final checkers against a stout field of local and regional talent. Sodeman, a former wing and non-wing main event winner at the Sarver, Pennsylvania, oval, finished higher than any other “local” contender during the 30-lap, $5,000-to-win, main event, setting a positive tone for the rest of the 2016 season. The lone All Star appearance of the 2016 season at Lernerville Speedway attracted 41 entries. Press Releases5/17
  • Danny Holtgraver)For the second time in 2016, “Downtown” Danny Holtgraver scored a podium finish with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions, this time at home in front of his family and friends. Holtgraver, a full-time traveler on the Arctic Cat All Star trail with Pete Grove’s Premier Motorsports, finished second on Friday night, May 13, at Lernerville Speedway, advancing from a third row starting position during the 30-lap, $5,000-to-win, main event. A second place finish during heat race competition solidified Holtgraver’s main event appearance, eventually finishing fifth in the Arctic Cat All Star dash. The Pittsburgh native is now eighth in the Arctic Cat All Star standings, accumulating two top-five/three top-ten finishes thus far in 2016. Press Releases5/17
  • Tommy Tarlton)Though his results haven’t shown how much speed he has had over the last few weeks, Tommy Tarlton continued to show his strength on Friday night as he picked up a third place finish at the Ocean Speedway. “It was a good night for the Tarlton Motorsports team,” Tommy Tarlton said. “Paul Baines and the guys have given me a good car all year long, so it is nice to finally get a finish that shows how good we have been.” Press Releases5/17
  • King of the West)The King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series is ready to invade the centrally located Stockton Dirt Track for the first time in 2016 this Saturday night May 21 for the Salute to LeRoy Van Conett. KoW, JH Wingless, Civil War 5/17
  • Triple X Race Co)A big winning weekend is in the books for Triple X Race Components, with 16 different drivers winning 17 races in XXX chassis over the second weekend of May. Whether it was Sprint Car, 600 or Midget, XXX chassis blazed a path to victory lane from PA to CA and nearly every point in between. Congratulations go out to Aaron Reutzel who beat the ASCS National Tour in TX, Greg Hodnett and Scott Lutz in PA, Sheldon Haudenschild with the All Stars at Lernerville, Colton Heath and Tristin Thomas in WA, Blake Robertson and Sean Becker in CA, Kyle Ezell in OK, Andy Shouse twice in 305 action in TX, Cody Baker non wing in MO, Chris Andrews over the FAST series at Attica, Zac Taylor in CO, Kormick Linner in his 600 in NE, Nathan Pronger in his 600 in AU and Nathan Skaggs in his XXX chassis over the OVSCA. This list can grow even bigger – all its missing is your team! Find out more about Triple X Race Components and XXX chassis at Triple X Race Components – Race Hard! 5/17



  • OCRS)For the third consecutive year, the wild n’ wicked sprint cars of the Ameri-Flex / OCRS sprint car series head to the Longdale Speedway. This special event will take place this Saturday night at one of the finest facilities in the region. The Ameri-Flex / OCRS sprint cars will be the fastest class of cars to hit the 3/8-mile oval track during the 2016 season. If you like speed, this Saturday night is your cup of tea.OCRS 5/17
  • Column)Danny Burton has notes from Kokomo IN in Hoosier Race Report5/17
  • IRA Sprints)A busy weekend lies ahead for the Bumper to Bumper IRA Sprint Series teams as back to back race nights will provide plenty of challenges to those participating this year in the running of the 50th Anniversary season for the series. Fans will witness two days of some of the best open wheel racing anywhere, and its' taking place right here in Wisconsin. On Saturday night May 21st the stars of the Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprints will be challenged by Tony Stewart's Arctic Cat All Star Curcuit Of Champions. IRA 5/17
  • Ocean Speedway CA)With three different winners in the first three races of 2016 the Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo will look to make it four-for-four this Friday evening at Watsonville’s Ocean Speedway. The show on Friday will also be the only Sprint Car event running in California and is the final night of racing before the Ocean Sprints get a couple weekends off. Following this Friday’s round the Winged 360 Sprints won’t compete in Watsonville again until Friday June 10. Along with our track regulars a few added entrants are expected to tackle the quarter-mile this week. Press Releases5/17
  • Oswego Speedway NY)There were several stories coming out of Oswego Speedway’s 66th annual season opener this past Saturday and two of them revolved around up and coming drivers Aric Iosue and Jesse Bearup. Iosue, a sophomore driver in the Novelis Supermodified ranks wheeling car No. 11, earned Oswego’s Rookie of the Year honors in 2015, scoring one top ten finish during the ’15 campaign. Press Releases5/17

Monday  May 16th 2016

I want people to talk to one another no matter what their difference of opinion might be. Studs Terkel



  • Hills Racing Team)The Hill's Racing Team is looking forward to Sprint Car racing close to home this weekend, with visits to Ohsweken Speedway and Brighton Speedway on their schedule. Mother Nature again interfered with the plans of Alex Hill and her #77x team. Their original plan was to race at Lima, Ohio last Friday, and Crystal, Michigan last Saturday. A school obligation kept her home from Lima, while rain and cold weather postponed Crystal again, where teammate Dain Naida was also planning to be with his #17x.Press Releases5/16
  • Ohsweken Speedway ONT)It's finally here; Ohsweken Speedway's 21st annual Season Opener presented by Ackland Insurance will take the green flag this Friday, May 20 at 7:30pm! Large fields are expected this season in all of the regular Friday night divisions, including the Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 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 Releases5/16
  • Column)"Troy DeCaire Takes First Southern Sprintcars Win at New Smyrna"by Richard Golardi Florida Open Wheel5/16
  • Port Royal Speedway PA)Tentative plans have just been finalized and announced for pay-per-view live streaming of the upcoming three-day Bob Weikert Memorial Sprint Car Spectacular at Port Royal Speedway on May 28, 29 and 30. There of course will be no substitute for attending in person but the three-day Port Royal sprinting special in honor of Weikert will be hosted on for those who just can’t attend. The shows will be interspersed with vintage film and video clips of Port Royal action from days and years gone by as well as of event honoree, the late Bob Weikert as well as his famous No. 29 sprint cars. Central PA 5/16
  • Lucas Oil Raceway IN)The much anticipated and newly named, USAC's "The Week Of Indy" is coming up next week, leading up to the 100th running of the Indy 500. It begins on Wednesday, May 25 at the Terre Haute Action Track, then the Hoosier Hundred at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on Thursday, before the finale at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indy on Friday, known as the Carb Night Classic, "The Race Before The 500".Press Releases5/16
  • Hoosier Hundred)Automobiles and racing have a long standing history in Indianapolis and that is no different at the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event center. Events for the car enthusiast like Dana Mecum’s 29th Original Spring Classic Auction, and The Hoosier Hundred for the racing fanatic can all be enjoyed at the State Fairgrounds this May. Press Releases5/16
  • Terre Haute Action Track IN)The much anticipated and newly named, USAC's "The Week Of Indy" is coming up next week, leading up to the 100th running of the Indy 500. It all begins with the annual Tony Hulman Classic at the Terre Haute Action Track for the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars and the Scott's Custom Colors UMP Modifieds. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, May 25.Press Releases5/16
  • Florida Open Wheel)Link for race video from Richard Golardi: YouTube video - "Southern Sprintcar Shootout Series, Feature Race, New Smyrna Speedway, 5-14-2016" 5/16
  • Bradley Howard)After a recent visit to Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania, on Friday evening, May 13, resulting in mechanical issues and a short-lived main event, Bradley Howard will switch his focus and begin preparations for an Arctic Cat All Star road trip that expands into Illinois and Wisconsin.
  • Danny Dietrich)The 2016 season has been a roller coaster ride for Gettysburg’s Danny Dietrich, experiencing ultimate highs and unpredicted lows during the first few months. Despite what results read, the slate will be wiped clean beginning Wednesday evening, starting fresh for the upcoming World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series invasion. Press Releases5/16
  • TJ Michael)The “Texas Traveler” T.J. Michael continued his impressive rookie season with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions on Friday evening, May 13, at the Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania, charging from 25th on the main event grid to finish 13th, earning a “Hard Charger Award” for the second time in the last month. Michael, pilot of the Michael Motorsports, Advanced Cast Stone, Fremont Fence Company, Kear’s Speed Shop, Shell Shock, Hinchman Suits, Snap-On, Kistler Racing Engines, No. 8M, is currently fifth in the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions standings, leading all series rookies thus far in 2016. Press Releases5/16
  • Chase Dietz)After just three starts since returning to competition in Central Pennsylvania, Chase Dietz is back on the podium. The York, Pennsylvania, native earned his first podium finish of the 2016 season on Saturday night, May 14, at the Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pennsylvania, crossing under the final checkers third in the BAPS Night running order behind Stevie Smith and Greg Hodnett.Press Releases5/16
  • Brent Marks)Brent Marks highlighted his recent weekend in Central Pennsylvania with a pair of top-ten finishes, recording a seventh and eighth place finish during feature competition. The Myerstown, Pennsylvania, native finished eighth during the “Outlaw Tune-Up” at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, May 13, followed by a seventh place finish during the $5,000-to-win, BAPS Night program at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, May 14. Press Releases5/16
  • Brock Zearfoss)For the first time in 2016, the “Jonestown Jet” Brock Zearfoss will join the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series in Central Pennsylvania, aiming to score not only a career first main event victory with the national travelers, but help keep the Morgan Cup at Williams Grove Speedway. Press Releases5/16
  • Eastern Storm)Three abreast racing, a few slide jobs, a wheelie or two and an occasional bounce off the outside guardrail is just the norm when the USAC non-wing sprints invade Grandview Speedway, and it all takes place on Tuesday night, June 7. Joined by the 358 NASCAR Modifieds, the AMSOIL Non-Wing USAC Sprint cars will open the Eastern Storm on the high-banked one-third mile oval. This event is part of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series at Grandview and presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings. Central PA 5/16
  • GF1 Chassis)It was a great weekend for GF1 teams. The Friday night World of Outlaw show at Plymouth was dominated by GF1 teams, with Brad Sweet earning his 6th win of the season with teammate Daryn Pittman in 2nd and David Gravel in 3rd, for a complete GF1 Podium Sweep. Cory Eliason earned his first W of the year at Keller Auto Speedway after starting 18th and David Gravel dominated Saturday night in Haubstadt, earning quick time and leading all 40 laps of the feature. #gf1wins 5/16
  • Selinsgrove Speedway PA)Selinsgrove Speedway will present a special racing card this Saturday, May 21, at 7 p.m. featuring $2,000-to-win main events for the 360 sprint cars and super late models. The pro stocks will round out a three-division racing card. Gates will open at 5 p.m. The Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints will headline a full-points race for the series and the speedway with a 25-lap Mach 1 Chassis Sprint Car Shootout paying $2,000 to win and $400 to start out of a $13,600 purse. Central PA 5/16
  • NSL 360 Big Horn)The NSL 360 Big Horn Region will make its debut this weekend at Electric City Speedway. The 3/8-mile oval in Great Falls, Mont., will host nine races this year beginning this Friday and Saturday. National Sprint League 5/16
  • Ray Allen Kulhanek)Ray Allen Kulhanek had a top-10 car throughout the Texas World Dirt Track Championships last weekend at Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track. "We were fast all weekend," he said. "We laid down pretty good laps every time we went out." Press Releases5/16
  • Steven Tiner)Though his night didn’t end in victory lane, Steven Tiner was still pleased with how his racecar felt as he picked up a seventh place finish on Friday night in Hanford, CA after going to the tail during the feature event. Press Releases5/16
  • Andee Beierle)Andee Beierle is teaming up with Bryan and Dave Sundby and the BDS Motorsports team to tackle Badlands Motor Speedway in Brandon, S.D., in 2016. BDS Motorsports is a championship winning 360ci and 410ci sprint car team based in Newton, Iowa. The team earned the 2014 and 2015 360 owner championship at Knoxville Raceway. Press Releases5/16
  • Brian Brown)It has been a while since Brian Brown has taken the checkered flag in a 410 at Knoxville, but he got it done in the Casey’s General Stores/FVP #21 last Saturday night! A late race pass of Brooke Tatnell meant win #31 for the Grain Valley, Missouri driver at Knoxville. It also was the team’s eighth straight podium finish. Their run will be challenged again this weekend, as the National Sprint League is back in action for a pair of shows. On Friday night, the Folkens Brothers Trucking Spring Nationals will open the new Jackson Motorplex before the NSL makes their first appearance of the year at Knoxville Saturday. Press Releases5/16
  • Greg DeCaires)Rebounding from a frustrating night at the Placerville Speedway one week ago, Greg DeCaires and his Dale Miller Motorsports team overcame a bit of adversity during Saturday night’s event to finish in the fourth spot. Getting his night started off great, DeCaires would time the Dale Miller Plumbing and Septic/Thompson’s Auto Center/RedHawk Casino backed No. 4SA machine in quickest during the night’s qualifying session. Press Releases5/16
  • Matt Peterson)Enduring a tough night at the track just one week ago, Matt Peterson returned to action on Saturday night and put together a nice night that saw him finish in the eighth spot at the Placerville Speedway. Press Releases5/16
  • Jason Sides)Jason Sides has a busy week on tap with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. Sides heads east to face the vaunted Pennsylvania Posse starting on Wednesday at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pa., for the Gettysburg Clash. Sides hasn't made the feature during the event in the past three years. Press Releases5/16
  • Chase Johnson)Saturday was an emotional night for Chase Johnson, who captured his first sprint car feature victory since a devastating accident in March 2013 that claimed the life of his cousin, Marcus Johnson, as well as Dale Wondergem. Press Releases5/16
  • Mason Moore)Mason Moore had quite an eventful weekend. After battling issues aboard his Mason Moore Racing No. 22 machine on Friday night at the Silver Dollar Speedway, Moore would lead 24 of 25 laps on Saturday night at the Placerville Speedway only to see his second win of the season snatched away on the race’s final lap. Press Releases5/16
  • Trey Starks)Trey Starks came close to registering his third triumph of the season last Saturday at Grays Harbor Raceway, where a flat tire in the closing laps relegated him to an 11th-place result. Press Releases5/16
  • Seth Nunes)Following a weekend of rain, Seth Nunes returned to the helm of the potent Van Lare Motorsports No. 5v machine on Friday and Saturday night where he finished fifth at the Silver Dollar Speedway on Friday night before issues knocked him out of a potential Top-Five on Saturday night at the Petaluma Speedway. Press Releases5/16
  • Zac Taylor)Zac Taylor helped his parents celebrate their wedding anniversary with a great weekend of racing. Taylor picked up his second win of the season in the Colorado Alliance Tour (CAT) 305 Sprint Cars at Lamar Speedway in Lamar, Colo., on Friday and he followed that up with a second-place run at El Paso County Raceway on Saturday. Press Releases5/16
  • Scotty Thiel)It was a short night at Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth, Indiana with the World of Outlaws for Scotty and the STM #64 team as they blew a steering gear in the heat race event and would not be able to rejoin the rest of the night as the program was rushed through to get the show in before the rain storm came. That led the team to prepare for a cold Saturday night at Beaver Dam Raceway in Beaver Dam, WI with the IRA Sprint Car Series. After a solid performance all night long, Scotty managed to capture his first podium of the season with a 3rd place performance in the main event! Press Releases5/16
  • Johnny Herrera)Johnny Herrera is riding a hot streak right now during Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour competition. Herrera capitalized on a pair of podium finishes last weekend during the Texas World Dirt Track Championships at Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track to extend his lead in the ASCS National Tour championship standings. Press Releases5/16
  • Indy Race Parts would like to congratulate this weekends winners: Kevin Thomas Jr/Jeremy Ottinger at Kokomo Speedway, Jon Stanbrough at Lawrenceburg Speedway, Sheldon Haudenschild at Lernerville Speedway, Bryan Clauson/Dooling at Plymouth Speedway and everyone else that supports Indy Race Parts. If you need any New or Used Sprint Car, Midget, 600 or QRC parts we are your one stop shop. Call 317.244.9437 or view our website for more info or find us on Twitter, @indyraceparts.5/16
  • Josh Schneiderman)Josh Schneiderman and the Deuce Motorsports #49 team took another step in the right direction last Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway. An improved qualifying lap moved the West Burlington, Iowa driver forward in both the heat and the feature. He will practice with a few other teams this Friday night at Knoxville to tune up for another 410 round on Saturday, when the National Sprint League makes their first appearance of the year and the purse gets a big bump! Press Releases5/16
  • Tommy Bryant)Tommy Bryant isn't satisfied with the results last weekend during the Texas World Dirt Track Championships despite making the feature both nights against a stacked field of Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour competitors at Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track. Press Releases5/16
  • Henry Van Dam)Henry Van Dam bounced back from an early miscue to pick up a top-five finish on Saturday at Grays Harbor Raceway. The night began with Van Dam qualifying fifth quickest around the 3/8-mile oval, which was recently resurfaced. Press Releases5/16
  • Jeremy Campbell)Jeremy Campbell and the 10c machine returned to The Dirt Track at Texas Motor Speedway this past weekend for the first time in almost 10 years. Campbell had raced there previously with the World of Outlaws, but this marked his first visit to the track in the 360 division. Press Releases5/16
  • Giovanni Scelzi)Giovanni Scelzi was oh so close to earning his first career sprint car victory last Friday at Keller Auto Speedway. Scelzi, who was driving for Roth Motorsports, led 20 of the first 24 laps and he was in the lead with six laps remaining when a caution bunched the field together. Press Releases5/16
  • National Sprint League)The 9th annual Folkens Brothers Trucking Spring Nationals is on tap this Friday at Jackson Motorplex, which will showcase its recently renovated facility during the season-opening event. The half-mile oval is presenting a $10,000-to-win feature for the Spirit Lake Silver & Gold NSL 410 Sprint Cars with extra money added to the purses for the Last-Deck® 360 Sprint Cars, which features the NSL 360 Tri-State Region, and Liquid Nitro IMCA 305 sprints as well. National Sprint League 5/16
  • Colby Copeland)The Arizona based Bandit Racing team made the tow to central California over the weekend for a weekend of racing with Colby Copeland, and the results were again strong as Copeland picked up a second place finish on Friday night at the Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, CA before picking up a second place finish on Saturday night in Tulare, CA with the King of the West Series. Press Releases5/16
  • Justyn Cox)Making the long tow to the Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, CA, Justyn Cox endured a wild night of racing that ultimately saw him finish in the 13th spot on Saturday night. Press Releases5/16
  • Kyle Hirst)Climbing back aboard the Tarlton Motorsports No. 21x machine for the first time since claiming the Bradway Memorial, Kyle Hirst rebounded from an early incident on Saturday night to finish sixth at the Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, CA. Press Releases5/16
  • Sam Hafertepe Jr)Sam Hafetepe Jr. went back to the basics to record his first win of the season last Friday night with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Series at Texas Motor Speedway north of Fort Worth. The Sunnyvale, Texas native added another podium finish in Saturday night’s finale and finds himself second in the series’ standings. Sam will take this weekend off to prepare for a busy June and July. Press Releases5/16
  • Andy Forsberg)Attacking the Petaluma Speedway on Saturday night during the second PitStopUSA Shootout race, Andy Forsberg and the C&M Motorsports would come up just a few laps short of victory as the Auburn, CA would settle for second at the stripe. Press Releases5/16
  • Robbie Price)After dabbling on the pavement towards the end of the 2015 season, Robbie Price was able to put a last minute deal together to run the complete Royal Purple NSRA season in 2016 and during the series’ season opener on Saturday night, Price battled back from a slow start to earn his first win of the year. Press Releases5/16
  • Jonathan Allard)During his tenure with the Tri-C Motorsports team the month of May has equated to wins for Jonathan Allard and that remained true on Friday night as the Chico, CA native picked up his first win of the year with his Tri-C Motorsports team in convincing fashion during the 9th Annual Bill Brownell Memorial. Press Releases5/16
  • Willie Croft)Returning to the Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, CA for the first time since his podium run with the World of Outlaws back in early March, Willie Croft was two spots better on Saturday night as he picked up his fourth win of the 2016 season, and first KWS win of the year. Press Releases5/16
  • SSO)Current point leader Andy Shouse leads the Sprint Series of Oklahoma IMCA Racesaver Sprint Series to Southern Oklahoma Speedway in Ardmore, Oklahoma this coming Friday night, May 20, as they are once again part of the tracks “Fast 5 Friday” series. Press Releases5/16
  • Shane Stewart)This past weekend, the Larson Marks Racing team completed two nights of racing in the Hoosier state. Shane Stewart finished 15th in the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series inaugural trip to Plymouth (Ind.) Speedway Friday night and earned a top-10 finish at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Ind. on Saturday night. Press Releases5/16
  • Southern Oklahoma Speedway)A huge double-header weekend of racing a wait racers and fans as Southern Oklahoma Speedway in Ardmore, Oklahoma is set for the second of four “Fast 5 Friday” events this Friday night (May 20) followed by regular weekly race action on Saturday night.Press Releases5/16



  • Brady Bacon)Brady Bacon has been circling the World of Outlaws date at Tri-State Speedway near Haubstadt, Indiana for some time. A few years ago, a mechanical gremlin cost him a win on the bullring with the WoO. Last Saturday night, he was close again, storming from fifth to challenge for the lead late in the going. The Broken Arrow, Oklahoma driver would have to settle for second. Friday night, he lost a motor when seemingly moving into another top five finish with the WoO at Plymouth Speedway in Indiana. Press Releases5/16
  • Column)Ron Rodda has Tulare CA King of the West notes in From the Grandstand 5/16
  • Column)Danny Burton has Lawrenceburg IN notes in Hoosier Race Report5/16
  • The Speedway Motors/Champion Racing Oil Central PA Sprint Cars had an outlaw tune-up at Williams Grove Speedway Friday night. Rain came through earlier in the day but cleared out in time for the show. Lance Dewease fresh off his Sunday night win five days earlier showed everyone he had the car to beat and took his 2nd win of the year.  Rain returned on Saturday to cancel action at Port Royal Speedway. Lincoln Speedway waited out the weather and completed their show with Greg Hodnett getting his 7th series win of the season.Speedway Motors/Champion Racing Oil Central PA 5/16
  • Kevin Darling)Kevin Darling and the Ken Darling and Sons Sewer Contractor 9D headed to Georgetown Speedway this past Sunday night. Darling started in the 5th position in heat race #3. Darling who had trouble with the tricky surface finished in the 4th position transferring to the nightly A Main. Darling who lined up in the 12th position was on the move in the nightly feature event picking off cars left and right. Darling brought home the 8th position. This was the 2nd URC race for Darling in the 2016 season who will be running a limited schedule. Darling who has made the most of his limited schedule also brought home an 8th place finish after starting 17th at Bridgeport Speedway. Darling will now focus on getting the 9D ready for the rescheduled Delaware International Speedway race from May 7th. Press Releases5/16
  • Davie Franek)Davie Franek continued his early season dominance when the United Racing Club made its first visit to the Georgetown Speedway. Franek who has been just on fire this year has already won at Bridgeport Speedway and Orange County Speedway and if not for a rain shortened Jack Dunn Memorial Race at Selinsgrove Speedway Franek might have been perfect on the 2016 racing season. Press Releases5/16
  • Curt Michael)Curt Michael is in search of his 10th URC Championship, and Sunday night Michael and the GEI Enterprises, Valley Forge Inc #5g headed to the Georgetown Speedway. Michael who started 4th in the first heat race climbed up to the 2nd position and was pressuring heat race winner Michael Haggenbottom when he ran out of time to complete the pass for the lead. Press Releases5/16
  • Brett Michalski continued his learning curve this weekend at the Georgetown Speedway in Delaware. Michalski who has never raced at the Delaware facility qualified through his heat race finishing in the 4th position. Michalski lined up in the 10th position for the nightly feature event. Michalski battled other rookie Adam Carberry, URC veteran Michael Haggenbottom and Jimmy Stitzel throughout the feature event brought home the JR Michalski Heating and Cooling #73B in the 11th position. Michalski and crew will now prep for next weekend when the town south again, this time to Delaware International Speedway for the rescheduled May 7th event. Michalski will be looking to crack that very difficult top 10 at the half mile facility. 5/16
  • Robbie Stillwaggon)Robbie Stillwaggon and the Quality Auto Body 89 URC Sprint Car team brought home the runner up spot Sunday night at the Georgetown Speedway.  Stillwaggon who has consistently finished in the top 5 all season continued the string of top runs on Sunday night. Press Releases5/16
  • Oswego Speedway NY)Oswego Speedway will be back in action this Saturday, May 21 with the first of three fan appreciation specials, this week featuring just $10 adult general admission presented by Best Western PLUS/Quality Inn and Suites Riverfront of Oswego. Press Releases5/16
  • IRA Sprints)Wisconsin sprint car fans, a great combo doubleheader is on tap this weekend May 21-22 for the Bumper To Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series. Saturday has the IRA hosting the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions at Wilmot Raceway in the 5th annual IRA / ALL STAR CHALLENGE. A field of near 40 is expected in what has become one of the premier annual events in the region. Then Sunday the IRA takes the short ride over to Angell Park Speedway in Sun Prairie for the first of 6 scheduled Sunday Bumper To Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series headlined events at the historic oval. Both tracks have provided some ultra-competitive and dramatic sprint car action so come join us in Wisconsin for the one of the biggest sprint car weekends of the year. 5/16
  • Patriot Sprints)With rain already winning three of the first five Patriot Sprint Tour events, PST management and track owners from the Five Mile Point Speedway, Outlaw Speedway, and Woodhull Raceway are all working together to reschedule these events that were lost.Press Releases5/16


  • Ocean Speedway CA)Returning to the Ocean Speedway on Friday night Watsonville’s Justin Sanders proceeded to put on a masterful drive through lapped traffic and scored his first victory of the season with the Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo. Race Results5/16
  • Double X Speedway MO)The third night of Sunday Night Thunder 2016 is in the books and saw some new winners gracing victory lane and some familiar faces as well. Jonathan Cornell continued his mastery of the 1/4 mile clay by claiming his second victory of the season in the Winged Sprint Car division.  Race Results5/16

Sunday  May 15th 2016

A newspaper is the lowest thing there is. Richard J. Daley



  • Photos)Weekend winners are inSpeedShotz 5/15
  • Column)KO has news, notes, and commentary surrounding Eldora Speedway’s Let’s Race Two in  KO's Indiana Bullring Scene 5/15
  • URC)To say Davie Franek is on a roll is an understatement right now. Franek who started on the outside pole of the Sunday night B&G Auto Body sponsored United Racing Club event at Georgetown Speedway lead all 25 laps and continued his dominance in the early 2016 racing season. URC 5/15
  • Kokomo Speedway IN)1 2 4J Kevin Thomas Jr 2 3 5W Chris Windom 3 7 63 Bryan Clauson 4 5 23C Tyler Courtney 5 11 57H Shane Cottle 6 6 34 Brent Beauchamp 7 14 1 Robert Ballou 8 1 18A Jarett Andretti 9 4 17GP Cj Leary 10 17 41F Chad Boespflug 11 12 42G Aj Hopkins 12 13 97X Tyler Hewitt 13 16 39 Matt Goodnight 14 15 66J Josh Spencer 15 19 23K Brian Karraker 16 18 21H Travis Hery 17 10 10E Jerry Coons 18 20 24 Landon Simon 19 8 11X Dave Darland 20 9 71P Justin Grant 5/15
  • King of the West)After coming oh-so-close to a King of the West 410 Series win at the Thunderbowl Raceway in the past Sacramento’s Willie Croft was able to finally check it off his resume Saturday night, by claiming the 30-lap Chris & Brian Faria Memorial. The victory was also sweet redemption for Croft, who was taken out in lapped traffic while leading the KWS season-opener in Placerville. It marked his seventh career series triumph, moving him into a tie for 16th on the all-time list with Jimmy Sills, Kyle Larson, Greg Decaires & Randy Hannagan. KoW, JH Wingless, Civil War 5/15
  • Marysville Raceway CA)Nothing was going to deny Colfax driver Colby Wiesz his 56th feature event win at Marysville, not even a blackout. Around 8 pm the fourth turn lights would not come on. The staff worked for an hour to get the lights back on. For Wiesz, thankfully they did because he thrilled the fans at Marysville Raceway Saturday when he passed Jeremy Burt in the final turn on the final lap. Burt had been the driver to beat for the majority of the race but lapped traffic proved to be his downfall. Race Results5/15
  • Tri State Speedway IN)David Gravel won the 40 lap World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car feature Saturday night at the Tri-State Speedway. It was his second win of the 2016 campaign and first ever win at the Class Track. Gravel led every lap. He proved in qualifications for the 30 drivers that he had the fastest car. Race Results5/15
  • USCS)For the second night in a row, Danny Martin, Jr. raced from the K&N Filters Pole Position starting spot into the USCS Victory Lane in the 20-lap USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters main event on Saturday night before the largest crowd in track history and a capacity crowd at Needmore Speedway. The win ran Martin’s career win total to 26 victories in USCS competition. USCS 5/15
  • VSS) A rain delay on April 30th after the trophy dash meant a changeup format was put in to play as the sprinters hit the track for twin twenty lap features this week. Rain moved through in the afternoon but was early enough for the track to be ready on time but it left behind cool temps and winds up to forty miles an hour. The first feature had Glenn Worrell and Tony Harris on the front row with Harris out first. Bill Rice was strong up high right behind them and got Worrell first and Harris on lap six but Anthony Linkenhoker was coming on hard as well. Linkenhoker was in second by lap ten and in the lead for good two laps later as Worrell was pressing Rice as laps ran out Race Results5/15
  • OCRS)Sheldon Barksdale is having a season to remember racing with the Ameri-Flex Hose and Accessories / Oil Capital Racing Series. The Norman, Okla. native won his second straight and third Ameri-Flex / OCRS sprint car main event of the season Saturday at the Salina Highbanks Speedway. OCRS 5/15


  • Thunder On The Hill)With $5,000 on the line to win, $1,000 for tenth and $500 to start the 40 lap Big Block VS 358 Modified feature event, it’s very possible that a first time winner could emerge on Sunday night, May 29 when the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series opens the 2016 season at the Grandview Speedway. Gates will open at 5 PM with race time set for 7:30 PM for the Triple Thunder Thriller program that will showcase the Big Block VS 358 Modified Challenge, the sportsman and TSRS Sprints. This big night of race is presented by Pioneer Pole Buildings. Press Releases5/15
  • Port Royal Speedway PA)While Port Royal Speedway is silent on May 21 for Spring Break, work continues prepping for the upcoming three-day Bob Weikert Memorial Sprint Car Spectacular at the track on May 28, 29 and 30. In the last few days, another $1,000 was added to the three-day total purse amount of now $111,000 as the Monday sprint car winner’s share was boosted to $5,000 for the 25-lap affair. Central PA 5/15
  • Williams Grove Speedway PA)Williams Grove Speedway will present the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series this Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21 with time trials getting underway both nights at 7:30 pm. Central PA 5/15
  • National Sprint League)The National Sprint League returns to action this weekend as the series makes its season debut at the two tracks that are on the 2016 schedule the most. Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., hosts its first of nine events on Friday night when the $10,000-to-win Folkens Brothers Trucking Spring Nationals opens the season at the recently renovated half-mile track. A record 30 sprint cars will start the main event. National Sprint League 5/15



  • Placerville Speedway CA)A packed house was treated to an impressive driving display to conclude the sixth scheduled event of the Red Hawk Casino Championship point season. 20 Thompson's Auto Group 360 Sprint Cars were on hand for the evening. Justin Johnson of Shingle Springs sat on the pole of the 25 lap feature event, but it was current Placerville Speedway points leader Mason Moore of Princeton who got the jump into turn 1. Johnson fell in line in second, while Sean Becker moved from his fifth starting spot to 3rd, with Logan Seavey 4th. Action was slowed on lap 5 for Roseville’s Scott Hall who jumped the cushion in turn 1 and came to a stop.Race Results5/15
  • Oswego Speedway NY)Despite cold and windy conditions and a rain delay of nearly five hours, Mexico, NY driver Michael Barnes, known as “The Hustler”, wheeled the Syrell Racing No. 68 Novelis Supermodified to his eighth career Oswego Supermodified main event win on Saturday, his first ever score on opening night. Race Results5/15
  • TSCS)Despite temperatures and windy conditions that felt much more like March weather than May, a huge crowd descended upon the Cedar Lake Speedway for the 12th Annual School Bus Night at the popular western Wisconsin dirt oval. For the first time at this event, the UMSS Traditional Sprint Car Series was part of the program and drew a field of 19 cars.Race Results5/15
  • I-35 Speedway MO)Casey Shuman’s WAR Non-Wing Sprints would tackle the fast smooth race track and see veteran driver Chris Parkinson #65 lead every lap and take the checkers tying the record for most wins in the series. Steve Thomas #20 would make a gallant charge to the front and come up a little short settling for second. Ryan Kitchen #21 was in the battle all feature finishing third with Clint Boyles #77 placing fourth. The #12 of Cameron Key would round out the nights top five.5/15
  • Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's)On Friday night the Capitol Renegade KING of the 358's Series moved to the historic Williams Grove Speedway for round number 3 of the 8 race series. Adrian Shaffer would become the 3rd different winner in 3 King Series races leading all 20 laps. Central PA 5/15
  • World of Outlaws)David Gravel utilized his speed, and a touch of luck, Saturday night as he clawed his way around pole-sitter Kerry Madsen on the opening lap of the feature, then held off another non-Outlaw, Brady Bacon, in the closing laps to score his second World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series victory of the season at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Ind.DIRT/World of Outlaws 5/15
  • ASCS SW)For the first time in his career, Arizona's Stevie Sussex parked in Victory Lane with the Carlyle Tools ASCS Southwest Region. Sussex got the job done at the Arizona Speedway. Sussex in the 42nd driver to win a Carlyle Tools ASCS Southwest Regional event. ASCS 5/15
  • ASCS Lucas Oil)An emotional victory turns around a lack luster start to his Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network title defense as Aaron Reutzel captured his first National Tour victory of 2016 at the Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track for his first Texas World Dirt Track Championship win. ASCS 5/15
  • IRA Sprints)Bill Balog, a seven-time Bumper to Bumper IRA Sprint series champion, and a transplant of North pole, Alaska found himself in victory lane after a dominating performance on a very cold night at Beaver Dam Raceway. The chilled fans witnessed Balog dominate the 30 lap A-main to become the first repeat winner of the 2016 season for the Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprints, the victory was his 78th career A-main win in IRA competition. IRA 5/15


  • Susquehanna Speedway PA)Despite pressing forward after early afternoon rain, Susquehanna Speedway was forced to cancel Saturday night’s Tyson Fence Night after more heavy rain hit the York Haven facility around 6PM. It was the second rainout of the 2016 racing season. Thirty-two Precise Racing 358 Late Models, 28 Credit Connection Auto Sales Super Sportsman and 12 Xtreme Stocks had signed in for the three division show. Susquehanna Speedway returns to action Saturday, May 21st with a five division racing card consisting of Xtreme Stocks, Street Stocks, ServiceMaster Clean Central PA Legends, Road Warriors and the Classic Car Series/ .Pits open at 4PM with grandstands opening at 5PM and Racing beginning at 7PM. Fans are reminded to check out and Susquehanna Speedway on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and results. 5/15



  • Devils Bowl Speedway TX)IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars A-Main -- 1. Andy Shouse, Mustang, Okla.; 2. Dalton Stevens, Scurry; 3. Larry Long, Crandall; 4. Austin Mundie, Combine; 5. Martin Edwards, Mesquite; 6. Chris Kelly, Moore, Okla.; 7. Robert Vetter, Wolfe City; 8. Larry Howery, Hearne; 9. CJ Hulsey, El Paso; 10. Steve McMackin, Greenville; 11. Russell Shoulders, Forney. Heat 1 -- 1. Larry Long, Crandall; 2. Austin Mundie, Combine; 3. Martin Edwards, Mesquite; 4. CJ Hulsey, El Paso; 5. Larry Howery, Hearne; 6. Russell Shoulders, Forney. Heat 2 -- 1. Dalton Stevens, Scurry; 2. Steve McMackin, Greenville; 3. Andy Shouse, Mustang, Okla.; 4. Chris Kelly, Moore, Okla.; 5. Robert Vetter, Wolfe City. 5/15
  • Top Gun Sprints)Volusia Speedway FL...#83 Mark Ruel #82 Matt Kurtz #3A AJ Maddox #28 Garrett Greene #3 Dennis Misuraca #11 Brett O'Donnell #02 Gene Lasker #45 Brandon Denton #17c Aileen Collins-Love #01 Anthony D'Alessio #1 Dave Thomas #5 Hayden Campbell5/15
  • Thunderbowl Raceway CA)King of the West...#29 Willie Croft #18W Colby Copeland #22 Shane Golobic #0 Bud Kaeding #3C Jonathan Allard #21X Kyle Hirst #88N DJ Netto #00JR Cory Eliason #69 Brent Racing #37 Mitchell Faccinto5/15
  • Placerville Speedway CA)#35 Sean Becker #x1 Mason Moore #25 Justin Johnson #4sa Greg DeCaires #10 Logan Seavey #33t Jimmy Trulli #5 Kirt Organ #P37 Matt Peterson #77 Mike Benson #45 Jake Morgan #88 Koen Shaw #4s Michael Kofoid #98 Chris Masters #85 C.J. Humphreys #58 Matt Barber #2 Cody Spencer #54 Bill Hopper #14 Adam Walters #16 Andy Gregg #56 Scott Hall5/15
  • Marysville Raceway CA)#21 Colby Wiesz #2B Jeremy Burt #18 Tyler Seavey #97 Cortney Dozier #9L Cody Lamar #19 Keith Bloom #21H Jeremy Hawes #71L Korey Lovell #49 Mike Monahan #3F William Fielding #88 Brad Bumgarner #14H Heath Hall #15 Pat Harvey Jr. #28P Jeremy Phillips #95 Brandon Dozier #7N Dyllan Ogden #8 Jim Richardson #60 Scott Clough #25F Colton Filkill #4X Raquel Hall 5/15
  • Lawrenceburg Speedway IN)1 1 81 Jon Stanbrough 2 8 3R Kyle Cummins 3 2 89 Shawn Westerfeld 4 5 57 Shane Cottle 5 12 17GP Cj Leary 6 4 5 Chris Windom 7 6 4JJ Kevin Thomas, Jr. 8 9 17 Nick Bilbee 9 10 4 Michael Fischesser 10 11 18 Jarett Andretti 11 18 44 Dickie Gaines 12 7 5J Joss Moffatt 13 3 24 Landon Simon 14 15 24P Shane Cockrum 15 13 24X Thomas Meseraull 16 20 11 Dave Darland 17 19 16 Dallas Hewitt 18 16 39 Matt Goodnight 19 14 41 Chad Boespflug 20 17 21 Travis Hery 5/15
  • Riverside Int SpeedwayAR)1 1 9JR Derek Hagar 2 2 88 Tim Crawley 3 5 39 Brad Bowden 4 3 23B Brian Bell 5 10 3 A.g. Rains 6 8 42 Andy Mcelhannon 7 4 40 Howard Moore 8 6 C4 Casey Rowland 9 7 47 Dale Howard 10 14 12 Dalton Davis 11 13 6D Dakota Gaines 12 15 01 Michael Jones 13 16 26S Marshall Skinner 14 18 22 Kevin Kilpatrick 15 11 2K Brandon Kilpatrick 16 9 25 Ray Bugg 17 12 88R Cody Gardner 18 17 8Z Zach Pringle 19 20 1 Eddie Gallagher 20 19 44 Ronny Howard 5/15
  • NSRA)While mother nature reigned supreme at several race tracks in the Pacific Northwest the Royal Purple NSRA Sprints Cars managed to get their season started on Saturday May 14th at Ephrata Raceway Park. The central Washington ¼-mile paved oval would host the Rebel Jackson Memorial honoring Northwest racing icon Rebel Jackson and it was the first time the NSRA had visited Ephrata since 2011. Fourteen teams made the trip representing the states of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho as well as the Canadian province of British Columbia. Race Results5/15
  • Column)Danny Burton has notes from Bloomington IN in Hoosier Race Report 5/15
  • WAR)Taking the lead at the drop of the green flag, Chris Parkinson scored a dominant win with the Boss Chassis WAR Series at I-35 Speedway on Saturday night as he led all 25 laps. Parkinson beat fellow front-row starter Rob Caho Jr. down the frontstretch and would lead lap one before action was halted for a Mike Dapra spin. Dapra would spin again before another lap was completed ending his evening. Once green, Parkinson set a torrid pace as Steve Thomas, Ryan Kitchen, Caho Jr, and Clinton Boyles battled for position behind him. Race Results5/15
  • Skagit Speedway WA)Mother Nature and 19 other Sportsman Sprint cars tried to interrupt the Bundy family birthday celebration on Saturday night, but none could deny James Bundy a trip to victory lane on Saturday night at Skagit Speedway. The 25 year old Marysville, WA driver parker the Bullet Racing #57 in victory lane on his Grandpa / Car Owner Jerry Bundy’s 70th birthday to score an emotional win on a night delayed by a 20 minute rain shower. Race Results5/15



  • Petaluma Speedway CA)#24c Chase Johnson #7c Andy Forsberg #63 Geoff Ensign #11k Kenny Drew #24b Klint Simpson #10x Roberto Kirby #43 Bradley Terrell #12j John Clark #4r Anthony Restad #2m Aaron Miller #5v Seth Nunes #9 DJ Freitas #72w Kurt Nelson #24 Justin Henry #42 Chase Majdic #52 David Lindt #29r Riley Matson #7h Jake Haulot5/15
  • USAC)USAC EASTERN MIDGET RACE RESULTS: May 14, 2016 - Shenandoah, Virginia - Shenandoah Speedway FEATURE: (35 laps) 1. Sam Hatfield, 2. Jake Nelke, 3. Andrew Layser, 4. Jessica Bean, 5. Kyle Resco, 6. George Kurtz, 7. Peter Hathaway, 8. Famous Rhodes II, 9. Eric Lewis, 10. Timmy Tyrrell.
  • USAC WC)USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: May 14, 2016 – Tulare, California – Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway – “Chris & Brian Faria Memorial” FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Austin Liggett, 2. Trey Marcham, 3. Brody Roa, 4. Ryan Timmons, 5. D.J. Johnson, 6. Richard Vander Weerd, 7. Tristan Guardino, 8. Danny Faria Jr., 9. Kyle Smith, 10. Ricky KirkbrideUSAC 5/15
  • ASCS Lucas Oil)Ft Worth TX...Protect the Harvest A-Feature (30 Laps) A Feature (30 Laps): 1. 87-Aaron Reutzel[7]; 2. 45X-Johnny Herrera[3]; 3. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr[1]; 4. 52-Blake Hahn[4]; 5. 95-Matt Covington[5]; 6. 17W-Harli White[9]; 7. 2L-Logan Forler[2]; 8. 2C-Wayne Johnson[6]; 9. 23-Seth Bergman[11]; 10. 17-Josh Baughman[10]; 11. 21T-Ray Allen Kulhanek[17]; 12. 28-Tommy Bryant[16]; 13. 02-Brandon Long[8]; 14. 29-Travis Rilat[18]; 15. 14-Channin Tankersley[19]; 16. 14K-Kyle Bellm[20]; 17. 11M-Jason McDougal[15]; 18. 91-Steven Russell[12]; 19. (DNF) 7-Kevin Ramey[21]; 20. (DNF) 05-Brad Loyet[13]; 21. (DNF) 26M-Fred Mattox[23]; 22. (DNF) 2X-Tucker Doughty[14]; 23. (DNF) 10C-Jeremy Campbell[22] Lap Leader(s): Johnny Herrera 1-8; Aaron Reutzel 9-30 5/15
  • Knoxville Raceway IA)Brian Brown heated things up on a cool night with a late pass to net his 31st career 410 feature win on McKay Insurance/Nationwide Night at Knoxville Raceway Saturday. The Grain Valley, Missouri driver snagged $3,000 for his win in the Brian Brown Racing Caseys General Stores/FVP #21. Justin Henderson grabbed his seventh career win in the 360 class, climbing from a starting spot in row five in the BDS Motorsports #1. BillW's Knoxville News 5/15
  • Lincoln Speedway PA)Central Pennsylvania “410” sprint car points leader Greg Hodnett took advantage of a unique qualifying format to advance nine spots before the race event started and score the win in the 25-lap BAPS Night feature at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night. Central PA 5/15
  • World of Outlaws)Haubstadt IN...A-Main - (40 Laps) - 1. 5-David Gravel [2][$10,000]; 2. 99-Brady Bacon [5][$5,500]; 3. 2X-Parker Price-Miller [4][$3,200]; 4. 15-Donny Schatz [3][$2,800]; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen [1][$2,500]; 6. 49-Brad Sweet [6][$2,300]; 7. 11K-Kraig Kinser [7][$2,200]; 8. 83-Joey Saldana [10][$2,100]; 9. 24-Terry McCarl [15][$2,050]; 10. 2-Shane Stewart [14][$2,000]; 11. W20-Greg Wilson [9][$1,500]; 12. 7X-Critter Malone [13][$1,200]; 13. 71-Jamie Veal [20][$1,100]; 14. 7-Paul McMahan [11][$1,050]; 15. 41-Jason Johnson [16][$1,000]; 16. 19-Paige Polyak [22][$900]; 17. 9-Daryn Pittman [8][$800]; 18. 17W-Bryan Clauson [17][$800]; 19. 7S-Jason Sides [18][$800]; 20. 20N-Hunter Schuerenberg [12][$800]; 21. 4K-Kody Kinser [21][$800]; 22. 1S-Logan Schuchart [19][$800]; 23. 71M-Paul May [23][$800]; 24. 1A-Jacob Allen [24][$800]. Lap Leaders: David Gravel 1-40. KSE Hard Charger Award: 71-Jamie Veal [+7] 5/15
  • USAC)Saturday night's USAC IMRA Midget rainout at 34 Raceway Park marked the third time that has happened this season. The series continues next Saturday at Spoon River Speedway in Canton, IL.5/14
  • Column)Duane Hancock has notes from Eldora and Fremont OH in Tri-State Outlook5/14
  • Cottage Grove Speedway CA)If you missed the May 13th $5.00 Fast Friday then you missed one of the best races of the whole season. Despite only two classes on the card a great turnout of forty-eight cars would fill the pit area. The two classes were the Clark Printing Extreme Sprints and Dwarf Cars.
    Sixteen Clark Printing Extreme Sprints signed in on the registration sheets and they had a thrilling race. Medford teenager Bailey Hibbard showed the way for the most laps. Hibbard, in his Hansen & Sons Trucking/Outlaw Powdercoating/Dave’s Carpet & Vinyl Liquidators/PJW Trucking #1 XXX, took the lead on the opening lap and it seemed was on his way to his first career victory. Two cautions would keep the field bunched up but Bailey was good on the restarts.
    Race Results5/15
  • Silver Dollar Speedway CA)Chico’s Jonathan Allard scored his 68th career win at Silver Dollar Speedway Friday night during the 9th Annual Bill Brownell Memorial. The win marked Allard’s first win of 2016 at his home track. With the win, Allard became the ninth different winner of the Brownell Memorial. “It’s been a rough start to the year but I am thankful my car owners and crew have stuck behind me,” said Allard. Race Results5/15
  • NSL 360)Tyler Thomas powered to the National Sprint League 360 Show-Me Region feature victory on Saturday at Callaway Raceway. Thomas won a heat race, along with Randy Martin and Danny Thoman, to kick off the second career NSL 360 Show-Me Region event. All three heat race winners advanced into the feature redraw with Thomas pulling the No. 3 to start the $2,000-to-win main event on the inside of the second row. National Sprint League 5/15

Saturday  May 14th 2016

Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough. Mark Zuckerberg



  • USCS at Needmore Speedway Friday 05-13-2016 - USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters winged sprint cars- Dash - 1. 10- Terry Gray; 2. 10m- Morgan Turpen; 3. 116- Nick Snyder; 4. 43- Terry Witherspoon; 5. 21b- Brandon McLain; 6. 28- Jeff Willingham Engler Machine & Tool Heat 1, Group A - (8 Laps) 1. 116-Nick Snyder[3] ; 2. 28-Jeff Willingham[1] ; 3. 83-Bob Auld[2] ; 4. 24d-Danny Sams III[7] ; 5. 99-Tanner Witherspoon[8] ; 6. 0x-Clint Weiss[6] ; 7. 07-Brandon Taylor[5] ; 8. 34-Darren Orth[4] Brown and Miller Racing Solutions Heat 2, Group B – (8 Laps) 1. 24-Danny Martin Jr[1] ; 2. 43-Terry Witherspoon[4] ; 3. 10M-Morgan Turpen[6] ; 4. 10-Terry Gray[7] ; 5. 21b-Brandon McLain[8] ; 6. 67-Jake McLain[5] ; 7. 22-Shawn Murray[2] ; 8. 29-Kyle Amerson[3] USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour A-Main 1 - (20 Laps) 1. 24-Danny Martin Jr[1] ; 2. 10M-Morgan Turpen[2] ; 3. 43-Terry Witherspoon[3] ; 4. 10-Terry Gray[6] ; 5. 07-Brandon Taylor[13] ; 6. 116-Nick Snyder[4] ; 7. 24d-Danny Sams III[5] ; 8. 21b-Brandon McLain[9] ; 9. 28-Jeff Willingham[7] ; 10. 0x-Clint Weiss[11] ; 11. 22-Shawn Murray[14] ; 12. 29-Kyle Amerson[16] ; 13. 67-Jake McLain[12] ; 14. 34-Darren Orth[15] ; 15. 99-Tanner Witherspoon[8] ; 16. 83-Bob Auld[10]5/14
  • Limaland Motorsports Park OH)The K&L Ready Mix NRA Sprint Invaders would kick off feature action with JR Stewart and #22R Kevin Roberts JR leading the field to green. #30 Hud Horton would charge to the early lead, and would hold it throughout the first half of the 25 lap affair. #17 Jared Horstman would begin his charge immediately, moving up from his 10th place start to battle for 5th in the first 2 laps.
  • RPM Speedway TX)IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars A-Main -- 1. Andy Shouse, Oklahoma City, Okla.; 2. John Ricketts, Burleson; 3. Justin Fifield, Mesquite; 4. CJ Hulsey, El Paso; 5. Bryan Debrick, Irving; 6. Chris Kelly, Oklahoma City, Okla.; 7. Weston Gorham, Colleyville; 8. Robert Vetter, Wolfe City; 9. Hunter Bloxom, Mesquite; 10. Marcus Thomas, Corsicana. Heat 1 -- 1. John Ricketts, Burleson; 2. Bryan Debrick, Irving; 3. Weston Gorham, Colleyville; 4. Hunter Bloxom, Mesquite; 5. CJ Hulsey, El Paso. Heat 2 -- 1. Robert Vetter, Wolfe City; 2. Andy Shouse, Oklahoma City, Okla.; 3. Justin Fifield, Mesquite; 4. Chris Kelly, Oklahoma City, Okla.; 5. Marcus Thomas, Corsicana.5/14
  • All Stars)Wooster’s own Sheldon Haudenschild lived up to his family’s exciting reputation on Friday evening at Lernerville Speedway, mastering all areas of an action-packed racing surface to earn his first Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions victory of the 2016 season.


  • Selinsgrove Speedway PA)Selinsgrove Speedway officials cancelled Saturday’s four division racing program at 2:30 p.m. due to rain and a forecast for more storms to move through the area in the evening. Central PA 5/15
  • AVSS)A forecast of cold weather and rain has led to the postponement of the Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprints presented by Royal Purple event on Saturday, May 14 at Auto City (Mich.) Outdoor Event Center. The event has been rescheduled on Saturday, July 30 which setups up a double header weekend beginning on Friday, July 29 at Spartan (Mich.) Speedway with the 2nd Annual Butch Dowker Memorial. 5/14
  • Susquehanna Speedway PA)We have cancelled tonight's program due to rain.5/14
  • OVSCA)Cancelled at Ohio Valley Speedway WV. 5/14
  • ESS)Canceled tonight at LaFargeville NY 5/14
  • Bridgeport Speedway NJ)Cancelled due to rain. 5/14
  • New Egypt Speedway NJ)Cancelled due to rain. 5/14
  • Patriot Sprints)Cancelled tonight at Woodhull NY due to rain. 5/14
  • NRA)Cancelled tonight at Montpelier IN due to rain. 5/14
  • Port Royal Speedway PA)Due to rain, the Port Royal Speedway is cancelled for tonight, May 14th. 5/14
  • Lincoln Park Speedway IN)Tonight's events have been cancelled due to the weather conditions.5/14
  • GLSS)Cancelled both 5/13 Lake Odessa MI & 5/14 Owendale MI due to weather. 5/14
  • Wayne County Speedway OH)Rain throughout the week coupled with heavy rains during the pre dawn hours on Saturday, saturated the NAPA Wayne County Speedway’s grounds and with a high percentage of more rain expected during the day Saturday along with very cool temperatures forecast for the evening, Promoters Jason and Kristin Flory cancelled the evenings races. The Ohio Sprint Car Series that was to make it’s first visit to NAPA WCS, is scheduled to return on July 2nd with a $2,500 to win feature.
  • Mercer Raceway Park PA)The storm front moved into Western Pennsylvania right on schedule and it delivered the punch that knocked out The Arctic Cat All Stars Circuit of Champions. “We are really disappointed to lose this show to the weather,” said Mercer Raceway Park owner Bill Altman. “There were plenty of good cars in the area for the two-day program, and we were hoping to give the fans a night to remember. But, Mother Nature had other ideas.”
  • SOD)Over 1″ of rain during the night made Crystal Motor Speedway unraceable for the second attempt at getting the first race Sprints On Dirt's MAHLE/Clevite Beyond Limits Challenge in. However, never one to give up, Crystal Motor Speedway promoter Ron Flinn has rescheduled the event for July 30th. A much anticipated stop for SOD every year, Crystal Motor speedway has been on SOD’s schedule since SOD’s first season in 1980. Although a long-time tradition of running the first race of the SOD season has come to an end, SOD competitors will not lose a race at one of their favorite tracks.5/14
  • All Stars)Due to inclement weather conditions, Mercer Raceway Park and Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions officials have been forced to cancel action scheduled for later this evening, Saturday, May 14. Wet weather invaded the Mercer, Pennsylvania, area during the late night/early morning hours, adding moisture to an already saturated facility. Temperatures are expected to drop into the 30’s late tonight, adding more concern for event officials. Mercer Raceway Park and the Arctic Cat All Stars are searching for a suitable rain date. 5/14
  • USAC)Saturday night's USAC Midwest Thunder Midget race at Waynesfield Raceway Park has been rained out. The series new gears up for a May 21 race at Montpelier (Ind.) Motor Speedway.5/14
  • Waynesfield Raceway Park OH)Races for this evening May 14 have been cancelled.5/14
  • Fremont Speedway OH)Persistent rains over night and through the morning, coupled with strong winds and dropping temperatures forced Fremont Speedway officials to cancel racing for Saturday, May 14.The speedway handed out tickets to all students in Sandusky County schools for the event. Promoter Rich Farmer said students can use these tickets toward a general admission ticket throughout the rest of the summer. Fremont Speedway will be back in action Saturday, May 21 for Roots Poultry Night featuring the 410 and 305 sprints, dirt trucks and late models. It is Armed Forces Night, paying tribute to all those who have served their country with $5 general admission with a valid military ID. For more information go to or like Fremont Speedway on Facebook at and on Twitter @FremontSpeedway.5/14



  • ASCS Lucas Oil)ASCS National & ASCS Red River Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track - Ft. Worth, Texas Texas World Dirt Track Championship Friday, May 13, 2016 Car Count: 43  Protect the Harvest A-Feature (30 Laps) A Feature (20 Laps): 1. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr[3]; 2. 52-Blake Hahn[4]; 3. 45X-Johnny Herrera[2]; 4. 2L-Logan Forler[5]; 5. 23-Seth Bergman[9]; 6. 87-Aaron Reutzel[12]; 7. 95-Matt Covington[7]; 8. 17-Josh Baughman[10]; 9. 05-Brad Loyet[15]; 10. 1J-Danny Jennings[1]ASCS 5/14
  • Bloomington Speedway IN)1 2 17B Nick Bilbee 2 3 5 Chris Windom 3 5 3 Dakota Jackson 4 7 38 Jeff Bland 5 16 4J Kevin Thomas, Jr. 6 10 11P Brady Short 7 4 04 Brandon Mattox 8 1 18 Jarett Andretti 9 6 89 Shawn Westerfeld 10 14 35X Chris Babcock 11 9 24PX Shane Cockrum 12 8 12 Chris Gurley 13 17 70 Jordan Kinser 14 18 75 Lee Dakus 15 12 98 Brandon Morin 16 13 71B Braxton Cummings 17 15 22V Shelby Vangilder 18 20 15C Cody Clarkson 19 19 71 Bub Cummings 20 11 77 Hunter O Neal 5/14
  • Ocean Speedway CA)1 17 Justin Sanders 2 22 Shane Golobic 3 21 Tommy Tarlton 4 4S Buddy Kofoid 5 2 Brad Furr 6 25Z Jason Chisum 7 8 Jermey Chisum 8 99 Tony Gualda 9 58 Jerry Bonnema 10 9 DJ Freitas 11 9J Dustin Golobic 12 6 Jimmy Christian 13 88 Koen Shaw 14 33 Lucas Ashe 15 93 Stephen Ingrahm 16 91C Shawn Conde 17 10 Anthony Simone 18 55 Danny Malfatti 19 92 Kyler "Dash Man" Shaw 20 34 Darrell Taylor 21 72W Kurt Nelson 22 17S Derek Overkamp 23 73 Craig Frandsen 5/14
  • Keller Auto Speedway CA)00JR Cory Eliason 18W Colby Copeland 3 Craig Stidham 37 Mitchell Facinto 88N DJ Netto 83J Giovanni Scelzi 94 Steven Tiner 79 Heath Duinkerken 88V Jace Vanderweerd 21X Cole Macedo 81D Dalton Hill 5 Collin Markle 12P Scott Parker 33 Ryan Worth 10 Richard Vanderweerd 41 Dominic Scelzi 00 Jason Statler 5M Michael Faccinto 7M Ronnie Day 7 Steven Kent 82J Steve Jaquith 5/14
  • Silver Dollar Speedway CA)1 3C Jonathan Allard 2 75 Sean Becker 3 92 Andy Forsberg 4 77 Kyle Hirst 5 5V Seth Nunes 6 22 Mason Moore 7 21 Michael Ing 8 2R Richard Brace Jr. 9 11VS John Michael Bunch 10 19 Keith Bloom 11 M21 Kalib Henry 12 00 Braedon Enos 13 7X Eddy Lewis 14 8 Jim Richardson 15 42 Chase Majdic 5/14
  • Lernerville Speedway PA)It’s not a cliché, it was truly a crazy Friday the 13th at the Action Track, but at the end of the night, Sheldon Haudenschild stood victorious in Dlubak Powder Coatings Victory Lane; winning his first Arctic Cat All Star Sprint feature of 2016 and his first ever at Lernerville Speedway. Haudenschild was already pacing the field, but a lap 22 red flag brought about a fuel stop and Haudenschild checked out on the restart as Tim Shaffer slid under Chad Kemenah and challenged Danny Holtgraver in turns one & two. Holtgraver reeled in Haudenschild one last time in the final two laps, but the Wooster, OH native never flinched in lapped traffic to secure the $5,000 feature win. Race Results5/14
  • Limaland Motorsports Park OH)The K&L Ready Mix NRA Sprint Invaders would kick off feature action with JR Stewart and #22R Kevin Roberts JR leading the field to green. #30 Hud Horton would charge to the early lead, and would hold it throughout the first half of the 25 lap affair. #17 Jared Horstman would begin his charge immediately, moving up from his 10th place start to battle for 5th in the first 2 laps. Caution would wave for #6Sean Hosey, and #15 Brandon Ferguson on lap 8, as the 2 would tangle and come to a stop in turn 2. Both cars would be finished for the night.Race Results5/14
  • Attica Raceway Park OH)Chris Andrews executed a daring bonsai move on a restart with two laps to go to take the lead and the win in the 410 sprint feature on the Eric Phillips 28th Anniversary Classic Presented by American Powersports/Merrill Lynch Night at Attica Raceway Park. Race Results5/14
  • World of Outlaws) Brad Sweet captured the lead from pole-sitter Joey Saldana early, then held off a challenge from teammate Daryn Pittman late in the race to claim the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series inaugural race at Plymouth (Ind.) Speedway Friday night. Sweet's victory, his first since Bakersfield Speedway on April 15, is his sixth of the season which breaks a tie with seven-time World of Outlaws champion Donny Schatz for most in 2016.DIRT/World of Outlaws 5/14
  • Williams Grove Speedway PA)Lance Dewease and Donnie Kreitz have both beaten the World of Outlaws at Williams Grove Speedway during their careers. Could they do it as a team next weekend? Dewease, of Fayetteville, drove Kreitz’s car to a dominating win Friday night at Williams Grove in a tune-up event for next weekend’s race. The Craftsman World of Outlaws will be at Williams Grove next Friday and Saturday night for the Morgan Cup Weekend. Central PA 5/14
  • USAC)USAC INDIANA MIDGET CHAMPIONSHIP RACE RESULTS: May 13, 2016 - Plymouth, Indiana - Plymouth Speedway - "Bob Newton Classic"  FEATURE: (24 laps - Halted by rain) 1. Bryan Clauson, 2. Tanner Thorson, 3. Spencer Bayston, 4. Carson Macedo, 5. Dave Darland, 6. Ryan Robinson, 7. Holly Shelton, 8. Brady Bacon, 9. Gage Walker, 10. Brayton LynchUSAC 5/14


  • Dirt Classic)With one Dirt Classic Golden Ticket handed out thus far in 2016, the second ticket becomes available on June 11th at Lincoln Speedway during what is shaping up to be an eventful night during the Dirt Classic Showcase, and we are excited to announce that Leffler Energy has come on board as the event’s presenting sponsor. Press Releases5/14
  • IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National Point Standings Through May 12 IMCA EMI RaceSaver Sprint Cars – 1. Michelle Melton, Flower Mound, Texas, 446; 2. Robert Vetter, Wolfe City, Texas, 440; 3. Chase Parson, Abilene, Texas, 415; 4. Marcus Thomas, Cor­sicana, Texas, 364; 5. Logan Scherb, Decatur, Texas, 356; 6. Raven Culp, Mesquite, Texas, 352; 7. Andy Shouse, Mustang, Okla., 346; 8. John Ricketts, Burleson, Texas, 329; 9. Chad Wilson, North Richland Hills, Texas, 320; 10. Justin Fifield, Mesquite, Texas, 298Press Releases5/14
  • Matt Hein)As racing looks to get underway this Saturday, May 14th, at Washington’s Ephrata Raceway Park one particular driver is quite anxious to get back to it, that driver is Matt Hein. The third-generation Roseburg pilot enters 2016 as the four-time and defending champion of the Royal Purple NSRA Sprint Car Series. His goals are quite simple and that’s win and repeat as champion. Press Releases5/14

Friday  May 13th 2016

I can't prove it, but I can say it. Stephen Colbert



  • URC)Tonight's show at Georgetown DE has been moved to Sunday because of weather. 5/13
  • Oswego Speedway NY)Move over Otto Sitterly. Pat Lavery is now the fastest Novelis Supermodified driver in Oswego Speedway’s preseason testing after cutting a lap of 16.336 seconds driving his Graham Racing machine on Thursday evening. Lavery was the fastest of three Supermodifieds to take laps on Thursday including 2015 Supermodified Rookie of the Year Aric Iosue and former Mr. Supermodified champion Kody Graham.Press Releases5/13
  • JMO Motorsports is ready to support this year’s 10th annual USAC Eastern Storm. JMO owner Gene Franckowiak is a long time USAC supporter and was a pivotal part of organizing the first Eastern Storm. For the 2016 edition Gene will field two complete teams and lend support to two others. Kokomo, IN veteran Shane Cottle will return for the third time to drive the Eastern Storm for Franckowiak. The yellow number 3 carries support from Viper Risk Management and Specialty Rigging. The always charitable owner will also showcase the RAACE Foundation on the side of the Cottle ride. Making his first appearance as part of the team will be Fremont, CA driver Shane Golobic. Current USAC National Midget Point Leader, Golobic will drive the red number 60 celebrating the 60th anniversary of Champion Oil and High Performance Lubricants. In addition, support for the car comes from Heffner Racing and Shuttleworth Asphalt Sealing. Both cars receive help and sponsorship from Ely Fabrication, DMI and Bulldog Rears, Wilwood, Keizer Wheels, Hoosier Racing Tires, AllStar Performance, Schoenfeld Headers, Custom Metal Coating, Behrents Performance Warehouse and Engler Machine. Both teams in addition to Bryan Clauson’s ride will utilize Franckowiak’s Rider Racing Engines. Lastly, recent Lincoln Speedway 410 winged feature winner Kyle Moody will drive a car furnished by Franckowiak. Moody will place his powerplant in JMO equipment. Gene and the entire JMO Motorsports team looks forward to seeing everyone at this year’s Eastern Storm.5/13

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