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1. 27 Greg Hodnett 1566 10* Champion
2. 48 Danny Dietrich 1012 9
3. 14 Lance Dewease 958 4
4. 21 Brian Montieth 878 5
5. 87 Alan Krimes 805 2
6. 19M Brent Marks 778 6
7. 51 Stevie Smith 651 7
8. 69K Donnie Kreitz Jr 614 3
9. 1/5W Lucas Wolfe 605 2
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KO's Indiana Bullring Scene Kevin Oldham 10/15 Dirt Divas Camisha Miller 5/9 Hoosier Race Report Danny Burton (IN) 10/21
Florida Open Wheel Richard Golardi 10/22 Tri-State Outlook Duane Hancock (OH/IN/MI) 10/22 Not Just Another Racing Column Pastor Dudley Balmer 9/29

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Anthony Nicholson visited the www.rockauto.com USCS victory lane at Poplar Bluff Speedway for his sixth USCS win of the 2014 season on Saturday night. (Blake Hagan photo) www.uscsracing.com

A jubilent Stevie Sussex levitates (well, not really, but almost!) after winning the USAC Southwest Sprint Car sanctioned, 47th Annual Hank Arnold Memorial race at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, AZ, Saturday, 18OCT14. George Levy/www.BeenThere-SawThat.com photo.

 

 

Davie “No Panic” Franek holds the victor’s cup after securing the 2014 URC Rislone Sprint series season championship. Frank Simek photo

 

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Brian Brown rallied from 14th to win Thursday night's 25-lap feature at the line in 27th Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires preliminary action at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, AR. (Lonnie Wheatley photos)

 

Aaron Reutzel took the win in Wednesday night's Second Annual Short Track Nationals Open at Little Rock's I-30 Speedway in Arkansas. (Lonnie Wheatley photos)

NEMA Midget feature at Thompson Speedway CT   46-Kenney Johnson, 30-Paul Scally, 9-John Zych Jr  Dick Ayers Ayers Racing Images More in SpeedShotz

  

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“I really didn’t think there was any way we could pull that off as far back as we started, We don’t usually do that well on quarter-miles, but my guys gave me a great car and it made me look half way decent tonight,” Brian Brown winning night 2 of the Short Track Nationals Little Rock AR.

“I can’t believe it, to win three in a row here and win this one is awesome, Bob (Miller) has backed us all year and this is one of the first nights he’s been able to be with us, I won this one for him.” Aaron Reutzel winning night 1 of the Short Track Nationals Little Rock AR."

 

Aaron Reutzel took the win in Wednesday night's Second Annual Short Track Nationals Open at Little Rock's I-30 Speedway in Arkansas. (Lonnie Wheatley photos)

 

 

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Brian Brown rallied from 14th to win Thursday night's 25-lap feature at the line in 27th Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires preliminary action at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, AR. (Lonnie Wheatley photo)  Christopher Bell picked up the win on Night #2 of the Short Track Nationals at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, AR – Patrick Grant Photo

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Saturday October 25th 2014

Love may not make the world go round, but I must admit that it makes the ride worthwhile. Sean Connery

1:30am

RESULTS...

  • Short Track Nationals)I-30 Speedway AR...Top 10 points...Wayne Johnson, Alex Sewell, Joe Wood Jr, Terry Gray, Ray Allen Kulhanek, Shawn Dancer, Gary Taylor, Cody Gardner, Tony Bruce Jr, Blake Hahn. Six locked in drivers are Brian Brown, Christopher Bell, Aaron Reutzel, Matt Covington, Dalton Davis & AG Rains. 10/25
  • Lernerville Speedway PA)October 24, 2014 Peoples TWP DIRTcar 410 Sprint Heat 1: 1. (13) Brandon Matus 2. (8) Rod George 3. (10) Carl Bowser 4. (2) AJ Flick 5. (49H) Bradley Howard 6. (37) Hunter McCracken 7. (87) George Suprick 8. (1R) Gale Ruth Sr. 9. (08) Dan Kuriger Peoples TWP DIRTcar 410 Sprint Heat 2: 1. (5M) Sye Lynch 2. (O) Andy McKisson 3. (76) Davey Jones 4. (30) Daryl Stimeling 5. (22) Brandon Spithaler 6. (G1) Mike Miller 7. (10J) CJ Jones 8. (4K) Bill Kiley DNS (40X) Cory Good Peoples TWP DIRTcar 410 Sprint Heat 3: 1. (7K) Dan Shetler 2. (55) Mike Wagner II 3. (38) Dennis Wagner 4. (33) Brent Matus 5. (27M) Zach Morrow 6. (44) Pete Landram 7. (3) Clint Ide DNS (40) George Hobaugh Jr. Feature on Saturday. 10/25
  • Column)BillW has Short Track Nationals Night 3 results in BillW's Knoxville News 10/25
  • ASCS Lucas Oil)10/24/2014 at I-30 Speedway A Feature (25 Laps): 1. 31B-Christopher Bell[1]; 2. 95-Matt Covington[2]; 3. 3A-A.G. Rains[3]; 4. 77X-Wayne Johnson[4]; 5. 03-Joe Wood Jr[5]; 6. 10G-Terry Gray[6]; 7. 4J-Gary Taylor[14]; 8. 18-Tony Bruce Jr[12]; 9. 52-Blake Hahn[9]; 10. 5R-Jerod Roller[11]; 11. 82Z-Dusty Zomer[10]; 12. 45X-Johnny Herrera[15]; 13. 44-A.J. Bruns[8]; 14. 91-Shane Golobic[17]; 15. 41-Jason Johnson[20]; 16. X-Charlie Louden[13]; 17. 0-Glenn Styres[16]; 18. 14K-Kyle Bellm[18]; 19. 12W-Dale Wester[19]; 20. (DNF) 26-Marshall Skinner[7] ASCS 10/25
  • Renegade)Night 1 of the Open Wheel Championships at Atomic Speedway was a rousing success for the Renegade Sprints. Danny Smith led 53 drivers in qualifying on Friday at the high-banked track, which hosts the $1,000-to-win dash and the $15,000-to-win main event on Saturday. "It was a great way to kick off this event," Renegade Sprints President Shane Helms said. "We had exciting racing all night and Saturday's dash and main event are set up to be excellent. I think we will see side-by-side racing throughout the night." Race Results 10/25

Friday October 24th 2014

I often sit back and think, I wish I'd done that, and find out later that I already have. Richard Harris

9:00pm

PRESS...

Drivers/Manufacturers

  • Maxim Chassis)Chuck Merrill founder and owner of Maxim, Inc. has announced the pending sale of the company he founded in 1988. According to Chuck the new owners will be Dan and Ron Musselman of Springfield, Il under the company name of Maxim Racing, Inc. Merrill said, “I have had other opportunity’s to sell Maxim, Inc., but never found anyone dedicated enough to run the company the way I want to see it succeed. I now have the opportunity to turn the company over to two higher quality individuals. Dan and Ron have been involved in Sprint Car Racing all their lives and love the sport the same as I have.” Chuck would like to thank all current and past customers for their loyalty and business over the last 26 years. Their support has been a big part of Maxim’s success. Merrill said, “All the friendships developed over this time are highly valued by Chuck, Karen, long time office manager Marilyn and all of Maxim’s personnel.” Dan and Ron intend to continue the tradition of building safe, fast and quality racecars that Maxim has been known for throughout the years. They will continue to offer the personal customer service that has been offered through the years.10/24
  • Penn Live)Name the fastest, most consistent car owner-driver combination in central Pennsylvania Sprint Car racing this season. Greg Hodnett and Mike Heffner is the obvious choice. Maybe Lucas Wolfe and Zemco team because of all the fast time awards and Speed Week performance. It's all in the eye of the beholder and the criteria used by the individual. But I wouldn't shortchange Stevie Smith.http://www.pennlive.com/ 10/24
  • Steve Kinser/Donny Schatz)For the third consecutive week, Tony Stewart Racing (TSR) driver Donny Schatz returns to a track as the most recent winner at the facility. This week’s stop is Port Royal (Pennsylvania) Speedway and Schatz, who will drive the TSR No. 15 STP/Armor All/Crimsafe J&J, won the World of Outlaws (WoO) STP Sprint Car Series most recent visit to the half-mile, dirt oval in the fall of 2004. Each of the last two weekends, Schatz continued winning streaks at Rolling Wheels Raceway in Elbridge, New York and Fremont (Ohio) Speedway to give him a career-best 26 WoO A-Feature triumphs in 2014. Press Releases10/24

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  • WSS)Since its inception The Speedweek component of World Series Sprintcars has, in the eyes of many, been the jewel in the World Series Sprintcars Crown, in 2014-15 the five Speedweek venues are committed to ensuring it stays that way! Speedway City in Adelaide, Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway, Borderline Speedway Mt. Gambier, Avalon International Raceway and Sungold Stadium, Premier Speedway Warrnambool have combined and committed a $10,000.00 prize purse for the winner of the 2014-15 ENZED World Series Sprintcars Speedweek. Press Releases10/24
  • Mark Dobmeier/Dave Lunstra)It is with heavy hearts that we are announcing the conclusion of Dave Lunstra and Mark Dobmeier's racing partnership. Mark has decided to take a step back from our rigorous racing schedule and stick closer to home. This partnership was very successful and could never be duplicated. Together, we won countless races, 2 World of Outlaw wins, 5 Huset Speedway track championships, a Knoxville nationals preliminary night win & 3 Knoxville national A main starts.The bonds and relationships that were established during our eight year partnership are unbreakable. We want to thank our family, friend's, sponsor's and fans for your never ending love and support.10/24
  • Perris Auto Speedway CA)The Nineteenth Annual 2014 Budweiser Oval Nationals "Presented by All Coast Construction" November 7th & 8th PROGRAM FORMAT Friday Night Qualifying: All cars will qualify two (2) laps. The faster of the two (2) laps will be their qualifying time. If a car misses their qualifying spot by more than three positions that car goes to the end of the qualifying line and will receive one (1) lap, that car won’t be able to start any higher than 50% of the scheduled feature field. Press Releases10/24
  • Robbie Farr)Following a successful appearance last Saturday night at Supercheap Auto Archerfield Speedway in which he convincingly won the main event Robbie Farr returns to Sydney Speedway this weekend in search of his first feature race success there this season. Farr dominated the 30-lap main event at Archerfield after starting on the second row of the grid. Press Releases10/24

3:00am

RESULTS...

  • Column)BillW has Short Track Nationals Night 2 results in BillW's Knoxville News 10/24
  • Short Track Nationals)It came down to a matter of inches, as Brian Brown rallied from 14th to nip Aaron Reutzel at the line in Thursday night’s 27th Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires 25-lap preliminary feature at I-30 Speedway. The dramatic finish put an exclamation point on a vintage STN night in which emotions ran high, and on at least a couple of occasion, boiled over. And it was ‘only’ Thursday night. Race Results 10/24
  • Atomic Speedway OH)The first night of the Open Wheel Championships at Atomic Speedway brought a lot of drama and competitive racing, setting the stage for the next round of the championship event set Friday, October 24. The finals are slated for Saturday, October 25 when the bulk of the $115,000 purse will be dispersed. In the winged outlaw sprints, the winner’s share is $15,000 to win and $1000 to start for a 22-car field.Race Results 10/24

Thursday October 23rd 2014

You may be as vicious about me as you please. You will only do me justice. Richard Burton

6:30pm

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  • Shane Stewart)Larson Marks Racing and driver Shane Stewart return to the scene of their first-ever race this weekend. Larson Marks Racing made its debut at Port Royal (Penn.) Speedway on Saturday, April 25. The team started sixth and finished fourth in the All-Star Circuit of Champions event. Press Releases10/23
  • Tri-C Motorsports)With the season in California extending into November, Jonathan Allard has had to return back to New Zealand for his season down under, and Willie Croft is excited to announce that he will be returning to the seat of the Tri-C Motorsports machine for both the King of the West and Civil War Series season finale’s at the Stockton Dirt Track, as well as the Winter Heat Showdown in Arizona in January. Press Releases10/23
  • Tony Stewart Racing)For the last four decades, 20-time World of Outlaws (WoO) STP Sprint Car Series champion Steve Kinser has been putting on a show at dirt tracks all across North America. Over the past nine months, he’s been putting smiles on the faces of countless fans nightly in his final full season with “The Greatest Show on Dirt” in what has been dubbed the WoO “Salute to the King Tour.” Press Releases10/23
  • Ryan Bohlke)For the second time this racing season, The Ricks Auto Body/New Cumberland Auto Parts13K will make a proud showing at the Outlaws race at Port Royal Speedway on October 25. The 13K received a new face lift, now proudly showcasing several sleek designs, including a special tribute to honor the late Kramer Williamson. New Jersey driver Ryan Bohlke is rearing to go this Saturday in his new ride, anxious to race against the best sprint car teams in the country. In the Williams Grove National Open, Bohlke timed 23rd out of 55 cars. He missed qualifying by only one spot in his Heat and by two spots in the B-Main! It was close, but the team was glad to see their number on the board again. "I am very excited to add the Port Royal race to our schedule," added Rick Kaylor of Rick's Auto Body. Kaylor is the 13K's former driver, now car owner. The 13K also plans to finish the race season at Charlotte this November. 10/23
  • Kraig Kinser)Quite a bit had changed since the last time that Kraig Kinser and his fellow World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series competitors raced at Port Royal Speedway in Pennsylvania. The wings and tires on the 900-plus horsepower machines have changed quite a bit over the last decade. At Port Royal itself, a number of upgrades to the facility and track surface have also been made since the last time the Outlaws rolled into town. The series will return to the sprawling half-mile located at the Juniata County Fairgrounds this weekend for a full night of racing. Press Releases10/23
  • Taylor Ferns)Late season events usually draw some of the largest and strongest fields of the year. With the checkered flag having flown for most tracks and series in the Midwest this year, a stout field is expected this weekend at Atomic Speedway in Ohio for the inaugural Open Wheel Championships. Taylor Ferns has raced against a wide variety of competition this season in a 410-winged sprint car in her No. 55F Eco-Mend machine and looks forward to the challenge that awaits her at the Open Wheel Championships, which are sanctioned by the start-up Renegade Sprint Series. Press Releases10/23
  • Team ILP)Inside Line Promotions driver Tony Bruce Jr. recorded the lone victory for Team ILP last weekend. Bruce Jr. led the final four laps of the 41st annual Winter Nationals on Friday at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas. It was his fourth win of the year and third with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour. Press Releases10/23
  • Renegade)Another track has been added to the Renegade Sprints schedule for 2015. Hilltop Speedway in Millersburg, Ohio, will host a couple of events with the newly formed 410ci sprint car series next season. "I have a lot of fans who want to see the sprints," said Buck Smitley, who owns Hilltop Speedway with his wife, Amy. "We try to at least bring them down once or twice a year. The Renegades are going to bring some good drivers. We have a pretty good following at our track. I think we'll do pretty good." Renegade 10/23
  • Andrew Beierle)Andee Beierle spent the majority of her inaugural season in a full-size sprint car competing at the most prestigious race track in the country. Beierle, who advanced from go-karts to mini sprints to modifieds with stints in midgets and legends cars, raced in the 305ci sprint car class at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, this year. Press Releases10/23
  • World of Outlaws)It has been 10 years since the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series has been to Port Royal Speedway. One driver though has more recent experience at the track - Cody Darrah. In 2009, the Red Lion, Pa.-native won one of the biggest races of his career - the Dream Race Extreme III at Port Royal. The then 19-year-old Darrah held off Greg Hodnett and battled Don Kreitz Jr., Adam Wilt and Todd Shaffer to win the $15,000, 40-lap event. DIRT/World of Outlaws 10/23
  • NSCHOF)The non-profit National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Foundation is excited to announce its inaugural NSCHoF World Finals Auction, set for Saturday, November 8, at 12 Noon on the grounds of the Charlotte Motor Speedway during the World of Outlaws (WoO) World Finals. The auction will be located in the pavilion in front of the Z-Max Dragway and it will benefit the following non-profit racing charities: National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum in Knoxville, Iowa; Speedway Children’s Charities of Concord, N.C.; National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame in Union, Kentucky; and the Dirt Motorsports Hall of Fame in Weedsport, New York. Press Releases10/23
  • Ahlfors Racing)Go for the ride of your life! Ahlfors Racing is coming to Murray Bridge with their brand new Twin Seater Sprintcar on Sunday, 9th November, 2014 This is South Australia’s only 2 seater Sprintcar giving fans the opportunity to be a passenger in one of the fastest racing cars on the planet and experience what the drivers of these cars go through every race. Experience adrenaline pumping action in a sprintcar powered by 900hp, weighing half the weight of a V8 supercar, accelerates faster than a Formula One car and travels at 135km/hr around a dirt track. Limited bookings, so book now 3 laps - $250.00 6 laps - $500.00 8 laps - $800.00 Corporate enquiries welcome Email: ahlforsracing@gmail.com Find us on Facebook - Ahlfors Racing    Passengers must be 16 years and older, height and weight restrictions apply 10/23
  • United Racing Club)Driver Websites is very excited to have the United Racing Club on board with everything that Driver Websites has to offer, including the power of MyRacePass. With our packages for race tracks or series, you are not getting “just” a website. Our packages come with a whole line of online management tools to help you as the promoter/track owner/manager successfully carry out the day-to-day duties. Press Releases10/23

2:15am

RESULTS...

  • Short Track Nationals)Aaron Reutzel has taken a liking to I-30 Speedway. Or, perhaps, I-30 Speedway has taken a liking to Aaron Reutzel. Either way, the Clute, TX, racer remained perfect atop the high-banked, ¼-mile clay oval in 2014 by besting a field of 66 competitors in Wednesday night’s Second Annual STN Open that kicked off the track’s 27th Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires.Race Results 10/23
  • Column)BillW has Short Track Nationals Night 1 results in BillW's Knoxville News 10/23

Wednesday October 22nd 2014

When I knew nothing, I thought I could do anything. Robert Duvall

11:50pm

RESULTS...

  • ASCS Lucas Oil)Short Track Nationals Night 1...10/22/2014 at I-30 Speedway ASCS Sprints | ASCS National A Feature (25 Laps): 1. 87R-Aaron Reutzel[3]; 2. 4-Stevie Smith[7]; 3. 12D-Dalton Davis[5]; 4. 9JR-Derek Hagar[12]; 5. 14Z-Zach Pringle[11]; 6. 01-Kevin Swindell[18]; 7. 44-A.J. Bruns[4]; 8. 21T-Ray Allen Kulhanek[13]; 9. 45X-Johnny Herrera[17]; 10. 21B-Brian Brown[20]; 11. 3A-A.G. Rains[16]; 12. 77X-Wayne Johnson[15]; 13. 4J-Gary Taylor[21]; 14. 93-Dustin Morgan[6]; 15. 17-Josh Baughman[9]; 16. 88-Tim Crawley[22]; 17. 41-Jason Johnson[10]; 18. 10M-Morgan Turpen[8]; 19. 3H-Brandon Hanks[19]; 20. 5-Eric Lutz[14]; 21. 49-Shawn Dancer[2]; 22. 47-Eric Riggins Jr[1] ASCS 10/22

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  • Jackson Delamont)Jackson Delamont heads back to Sydney’s Valvoline Raceway to tackle round three of the Sprintcar Track Championship this Saturday night. The week off came at a good time for the young racer, as he used the time well to prepare for warfare this weekend. Press Releases10/22
  • SANSW)Everything is in readiness for the next Sprintcar Association of NSW meeting to blast off, this Saturday night at Valvoline Raceway. Once again, a field of 50 cars have nominated for the event, including Jamie Veal who will attempt to make history and become the first Victorian ever to win a hat-trick of features at Valvoline Raceway. Press Releases10/22
  • Toby Bellbowen)Toby Bellbowen returns to competition this weekend, October 25 at Sydney’s Valvoline Raceway. Currently sitting equal fourth in the Track Championship, he is hoping continue the good form going into the third round of the track championship. “I'm very much looking forward to another shot this Saturday night,” Toby said. Press Releases10/22
  • AHG Series AU)NATURALLY after his feature race win this week Ryan Farrell is the early leader in the 2014-15 AHG Sprintcar Series championship. Points are awarded only for the finishing order in feature races. Press Releases10/22
  • Kyler Shaw)Looking for a nice weekend at the ultra tough Trophy Cup to close out his season over the weekend, Kyler Shaw ran into some bad luck on Thursday night, before a parts failure during time trials on Friday night brought his weekend to an early close. “Overall it was a pretty good season for us, I feel,” Shaw said. “The end of the year was a little rough with some big crashes, but for the most part I feel like I got better as a driver, and we got pretty consistent at Placerville.” Press Releases10/22
  • BR Motorsports)With just a little over a week left in the month of October, that means there is just a little over a week left in BR Motorsports’ Monstober Blowout! Up until October 31st, customers in California will have their sales tax covered by BR Motorsports while customers residing outside of the Golden State will receive a discounted shipping rate. Press Releases10/22
  • J&J Auto Racing)J&J Auto Racing driver Donny Schatz continues to lead the way to victory lane at dirt tracks across the country. Last weekend the driver of Tony Stewart Racing's (TSR) No. 15 STP/Armor All/Crimsafe J&J added another amazing performance to his historic 2014 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series campaign by winning from the 11th starting spot at Fremont (Ohio) Speedway. Schatz is on target to claim the 2014 WoO championship and would join several 2014 J&J Auto Racing champions.
  • Column)Richard Golardi has "Improbable Win for Shane Butler at The Frank Riddle Memorial" in Florida Open Wheel 10/22
  • Column)Duane Hancock has notes from Kokomo IN and Fremont OH in Tri-State Outlook 10/22
  • Column)Ron Rodda has his Trophy Cup column in From the Grandstand 10/22
  • Josh Baughman)Josh Baughman is rolling into the 27th annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals Presented by Hoosier Tires seeking a solid balance to his Jason Johnson Racing entry. Baughman will race Wednesday through Saturday at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., during the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour's $15,000-to-win event. Press Releases10/22
  • Travis Rilat)Travis Rilat was a major part of the excitement at the 21st annual Trophy Cup during his debut last weekend at Thunderbowl Raceway. "The last night we had it going good," he said. "We used a different bar and shock combination than we run elsewhere. You have to be fast and run up on the fence. You have to have it loose enough to run on the fence. It's finding that balance in the car to make that possible." Press Releases10/22
  • Stockton Dirt Track CA)A look at the top-10 in points & winners this season with the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series going into championship night at the Stockton Dirt Track on November 1. Reigning KWS champ Kyle Hirst maintains a 101-point lead over three-time USAC Silver Crown titlist Bud Kaeding, as he looks for his second straight series crown. Press Releases10/22
  • USAC)Tulsa, Okla. is the site for the annual January inductions for the National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame. This year's inductees, to be announced this weekend during the annual "Gold Crown Midget Nationals" at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill., comprise a mix of drivers and car owners whose names will be enshrined in the hall which is presently housed at Angell Park Speedway in Sun Prairie, Wisc. USAC 10/22
  • USAC)"Winter Dirt Games VI" will showcase USAC's AMSOIL National Sprint Car stars in three consecutive nights of racing at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla. February 19-20-21. An open practice session is scheduled February 18 and February 22 is reserved as a rain date. The Ocala events are set to kick off USAC's 2015 racing season but additional events in the Sunshine State are also under negotiation and may be announced in the weeks ahead. USAC 10/22
  • USAC)Tulsa, Okla. is the site for the annual January inductions for the National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame. This year's inductees, to be announced this weekend during the annual "Gold Crown Midget Nationals" at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill., comprise a mix of drivers and car owners whose names will be enshrined in the hall which is presently housed at Angell Park Speedway in Sun Prairie, Wisc. The inductions are part of the festivities surrounding the annual "Chili Bowl" Midget spectacular at the Tulsa State Fairgrounds and they will be held on Friday, January 16. USAC 10/22

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  • Shane Stewart)Shane Stewart and the Larson Marks Racing team scored their 31st top-10 of the 2014 season with a runner-up finish at Fremont (Ohio) Speedway. Stewart qualified fourth and finished third in his heat race to transfer into the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series dash. He then charged from a fourth-place starting position to a second-place finish in the dash to earn the team a front-row starting position in the 40-lap A-main event. Press Releases10/22
  • Paul McMahan)For one final time in 2014, the 'Greatest Show on Dirt' took on one of Ohio's finest speedplants. "Fremont is a very racy track," said Paul McMahan, driver of the Bairs Tree Service/Nyce Crete & Landis Block & Concrete/All Star Performance sponsored machine. "You can move around a lot on the racing surface and make up ground if your car is working well. I'd also say that Ohio ranks right up there when it comes to the local competition. There are several great cars in that area." Press Releases10/22
  • Lance Dewease)Taking part in the season finale event at the Williams Grove Speedway, Lance Dewease and his Dietz Motorsports team scored a seventh place finish on Friday night during the Fall Fest. “We were okay on Friday night, we moved forward, but not as far as we would have liked,” Dewease said. Press Releases10/22
  • CRASH PAD)Don’t break your driver. A broken back is so serious that doctors don’t operate to repair the damage because there’s a good chance they will make it worse with further nerve damage, nonstop pain, loss of feeling or paralysis. Most times the injured driver can only wear a brace to minimize movement while waiting six months to a year for the broken bones to heal. No bending, No racing, No work, just pain... it’s a BIG problem. The CRASH PAD was created to Reduce Crash Impact Forces on your spine. We haven’t found any material that works better (or we'd use it). With its universal design, you can easily fit this simple seat insert to your seat. The thicker the better. Cheaper than a helmet but just as important! Find many dealers, information and online ordering at www.802solutions.com.10/22
  • Wayne Johnson)The Wayne Johnson Racing #77x team will be spending this week in Little Rock, Arkansas and I-30 Speedway for the Short Track Nationals. The 1997 champion of the event will race both tonight and Friday before Saturday’s finale. At last week’s Winternationals at Devil’s Bowl Speedway near Mesquite, Texas, Wayne charged from 20th to 10th in the prelim before suffering a flat tire in the finale. Press Releases10/22
  • AHG Series AU)RYAN Farrell, Jamie Maiolo and Cameron Gessner occupied the first three positions in the opening round of the AHG Sprintcar Series that was contested at the Perth Motorplex on Tuesday night. Here’s what they had to say… Press Releases10/22
  • Aaron Reutzel)Aaron Reutzel regained his early season form with a pair of strong runs at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway Winter Nationals this past weekend, finishing the weekend off with a podium finish in third on Saturday night after opening the double with a fourth-place run on Friday. And the timing couldn’t be better for the set the BC Fundz/Wren Motorsports No. 87 Triple-X Chassis team going into this weekend’s $15,000 to win Short Track Nationals at Little Rock’s I-30 Speedway. Press Releases10/22
  • Christopher Bell)Racing a full-bodied Late Model on asphalt looked like anything but new for 19-year-old Christopher Bell this past Saturday night as the Norman, OK, native raced to victory lane in just his third try on asphalt. Saturday’s win aboard the Kyle Busch Motorsports No. 52 in the 150-lapper at Durham, North Carolina’s Orange County Speedway marked the young racer’s 22nd overall feature win of the 2014 season after reeling off 21 triumphs in a mix of Midgets, winged and non-wing Sprint Cars. Press Releases10/22
  • Motorsports 2015)The Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2015 fueled by Sunoco Race Fuels and Distributed by Insinger Performance Race Car and Trade Show will celebrate its 30th anniversary on Friday, January 23 thru Sunday, January, 25th with a new feature attraction. The popular motorsports trade show, located at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA, will be the showcasing a number of special race car displays located at key location throughout the 250,000 square feet of show space. Press Releases10/22
  • Short Track Nationals)The time has come. Four nights of action atop Little Rock’s high-banked, ¼-mile clay oval gets under way with tonight’s Second Annual Short Track Nationals Open. And then it really picks up, with the 27th Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires officially getting under way with the first of two qualifying nights on Thursday, building up to Saturday night’s $15,000-to-win, $2,500-to-start STN championship finale. Press Releases10/22
  • USCS)Over $51,000 is up for grabs when the United Speed Contest Sanction (USCS) invades legendary Riverside International Speedway on Friday, October 31st and Saturday, November 1st for its 6th annual USCS Fall Nationals at the ¼ mile gumbo clay oval track racing facility located just across the Mississippi river from Memphis, Tennessee in West Memphis. Arkansas. The huge two-day racing event serves as the 2014 season finale for the historic track. USCS 10/22
  • Florida Open Wheel)Video from Richard Golardi: http://youtu.be/ZrvRrc4KNCk "YouTube video - TBARA Sprint Car Series feature race at Desoto Speedway, The Frank Riddle Memorial, 10-18-2014" 10/22

Tuesday October 21st 2014

Never think you're better than anyone else, but don't let anyone treat you like you're worse than they are. Rip Torn

11:50pm

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  • Column)Danny Burton has Kokomo notes in Hoosier Race Report 10/21
  • Perris Auto Speedway CA)The early entries are in for the 360-portion of the 19th Annual Budweiser Oval Nationals Presented by All-Coast Construction on November 6th and to say the least, it will be a show fans will not want to miss. The prelude to the 410 portion of the Oval Nationals on November 7th and 8th, open wheel racing stars are prevalent throughout the first 33 entries in the 360 field. Press Releases10/21
  • Perris Auto Speedway CA)Young open wheel star Christopher Bell is among the latest entries for the 410 portion of the 19th Annual Budweiser Oval Nationals Presented by All Coast Construction on November 7th and 8th. As of October 21st, the entry list stands at a very strong 52 cars. To date, Bell, a native of Norman, Oklahoma who resides in Columbus, Indiana, has 20 wins, 46 top five’s and 59 top 10’s in 89 starts in 2014. The versatile 19-year-old driver has won in Midgets, 360 Wing Sprint Cars, 410 Wing Sprint Cars, 410 Non Wing Sprint Cars and pavement Late Models. His latest victory came last Saturday night in the pavement Late Model race at Orange County Speedway in Durham, North Carolina. Press Releases10/21
  • United Racing Club)The United Racing Club is pleased to announce that the Club will return to Orange County Fair Speedway in its return to the sprint car scene in 2015. The club will be part of Orange County’s Saturday Night Lights show on August 22, 2015 as the 360 Sprint cars will take on the big 5/8th mile located in Middletown, New York. “I’ve always liked racing there and I look forward to going back to Orange County,” stated United Racing Club driver Jason Clauss, of Boyertown, Pennsylvania. Constructed in 1857, OCFS is the oldest continuing operating dirt track in the United States, a place rich in history and another United Racing Club driver is eager to make a return. “I like the wide racing surface and always enjoying going to such an historic race track,” added driver Mark Bitner, who races out of Trenton, New Jersey. Anyone interested in scheduling races or sponsoring the United Racing Club in 2015 and beyond, may contact Curt Michael at 302-344-1882. Fans can follow all of the news and announcements concerning the club via its Facebook page under United Racing Club or on twitter @URCClub.10/21  
  • Derek Hagar)Derek Hagar has high expectations entering the 27th annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals Presented by Hoosier Tires this weekend. Hagar has scored a career-high 15 wins this season, including two with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour, heading into one of the premier 360ci sprint car events at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., Wednesday through Saturday. Press Releases10/21
  • Jack Dover)Jack Dover extended his top-10 streak to 11 straight races on the opening night of the 41 st annual Winter Nationals last weekend, when track conditions and a loose car plagued his overall results at Devil's Bowl Speedway. Dover opened the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour doubleheader on Friday by charging from seventh to second place during his heat race, which locked him into the feature redraw as the driver with the most points. Press Releases10/21
  • Channin Tankersley)Channin Tankersley is aiming to top his performance last year at the Short Track Nationals. Tankersley will drive for Bruce Griffith this Wednesday through Saturday at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., during the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour's 27th annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals Presented by Hoosier Tires.Press Releases10/21
  • King of the West/Civil War/Ocean Sprints)The 2014 King of the West Sprint Car Series, Civil War Sprint Car Series presented by Flowmaster & Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo Championship Awards Banquet will take place on Saturday November 15 at the Biltmore Hotel & Suites in Santa Clara. People are invited to come celebrate the accomplishments for drivers & teams in a fun filled night honoring many of the top competitors in California Sprint Car racing. No host bar at 6:30pm, Dinner will be at 7pm with Awards starting at 8pm. Tickets for the night are $55 per person. RSVP is due by November 5 so please get them in asap. Email racepmg@aol.com for tickets There is room for 250 people at the Banquet so be sure & get your reservations in. Discounted rooms at the Biltmore can be obtained by calling the hotel at 800-925-9925 & letting them know you are with the PMG Group. The Biltmore Hotel & Suites are located at 2151 Laurelwood Road Santa Clara, CA. 10/21
  • Brandon Hanks)Brandon Hanks showcased elite speed during the 41st annual Winter Nationals last weekend at Devil's Bowl Speedway. "Every time we hit the race track we were fast," he said. "We had a really good car. That was the best car I've ever had at Devil's Bowl. It was a good weekend." Press Releases10/21
  • Dominic Scelzi)Dominic Scelzi put together another standout performance at the Trophy Cup last weekend despite facing adversity during the 21st edition of the premier event at Thunderbowl Raceway. "I won all three heat races I ran, which was pretty cool," he said. "Out of the 90 cars there we were pretty happy with our run. We passed cars every time we went on the race track and we raced every bit as good as the best cars out there. I want to thank the Finley family for loaning us an engine so we could compete and Peter Murphy and Brian Sundby for their help with the car." Press Releases10/21
  • IRMA)The Indiana Racing Memorial Association (IRMA) and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum have collected some exciting items for a silent auction that will be part of IRMA's first fundraiser ever this Saturday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the museum on the grounds of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The event, called "A Night to Remember," is open to the public. Tickets can be obtained for a $100 donation to IRMA via credit cards or PayPal on the group's Web site at IndianaRacing.org, or by visiting the museum's ticket counter. Tickets will also be available at the door the night of the event. Press Releases10/21
  • Trey Starks)Trey Starks ended his season on a sour note during the 21st annual Trophy Cup last weekend at Thunderbowl Raceway. "The last couple of years we've had too many problems at the Trophy Cup," he said. "These last couple of years we always run into something. We struggled the whole weekend. We showed great speed at times. We just couldn't put anything together. I wouldn't blame it all on bad luck. Sometimes you have to take some blame and ownership. It's a tough race and you've got to be 100 percent good." Press Releases10/21
  • Stockton Dirt Track CA)A look at the top-10 in points & winners this season with the Civil War Sprint Car Series presented by Flowmaster going into championship night at the Stockton Dirt Track on November 1. Shane Golobic holds a 94-point lead over three-time & defending series champion Sean Becker, as he looks to wrap up his first career Civil War title. Press Releases10/21

1:50pm

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  • Susquehanna Speedway Park PA)The 10th Annual Candy Bowl presented by J&K Salvage of York will be held on Saturday, October 25. This event will feature the PA Sprint Series, Wingless Midgets, ACMS Stock 600cc Micro Sprints, Sportsman Modifieds, Legends Cars, and Sidewinder Sprints. There is no entry fee for any division racing at the Candy Bowl. The raindate will be Sunday, October 26 with the same time schedule. Press Releases10/21
  • Terry McCarl)There were plenty of thanks to dish out for Terry McCarl after last weekend’s Trophy Cup. After a strong run on his prelim night at the Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, California, a freak incident saw the Country Builders Construction #88 in need of a motor. Long-time car owner, Clyde Lamar, came through with an engine to aid the team backed by the Weldon Offill family and Taco Bravo’s Dennis Woullett. In the end, TMAC would finish third and eighth in his features, and tallied eighth in the final point rundown. Press Releases10/21
  • Andy Gregg)Heading down to Tulare, CA over the weekend for the 21st Annual Trophy Cup, Andy Gregg put a nasty Thursday night flip behind him as he ran fifth in the Friday night feature, before mechanical woes hampered him all night on Saturday night. “It was a real bummer to have mechanical issues on Saturday night,” Gregg said. “We took a tough tumble on Thursday night, got it back together, and on Friday we ran really well and sat seventh in points heading into Saturday night, and things went south right at the ends of hot laps.” Press Releases10/21
  • Attica Raceway Park OH)The top 10 in points in all four divisions at Attica Raceway Park will collect their money and prizes at the track’s annual banquet set for Saturday, Nov. 22. Also, special awards such as rookie of the year will also be handed out. The banquet will be held at the hall at the track with doors opening at 4:30 p.m. and the buffet dinner at 5 p.m. followed by the awards ceremony. Tickets are $25 each and can be obtained by contact Rex LeJeune, director of operations, at 419-680-5606. No tickets will be sold at the door and in order to receive point fund money, teams have to attend the banquet. Press Releases10/21
  • Oswego Speedway NY)With the annual Mitchell’s Speedway Press/Oswego Speedway Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet just around the corner, Speedway partners continue to renew for the 2015 racing season, including Burke’s Do It Best Home Centers, the official home center of Oswego Speedway. Burke’s Do It Best Home Centers will return in 2015 as the primary sponsor of the always exciting Novelis Supermodified Twin 35’s, which made a return to the Speedway racing calendar in 2014. Press Releases10/21
  • Atomic Speedway OH)The long-awaited time has come for followers of open wheel racing. This week marks the first-annual Open Wheel Championships, an event that fans and drivers all across the nation have been making plans to attend since the event was announced in February. Drivers from 15 different states have expressed interest for the three-day marquis event, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, October 23-24-25 at the historic Atomic Speedway south of Chillicothe on Blain Highway. Press Releases10/21
  • Renegade)The Renegade Sprints will headline the return of sprint car racing to Millstream Speedway in 2015. Randy and Lisa Hammer recently became the promoters of the half-mile track, which has been dormant for much of the past three years. The Hammers will operate special events only at Millstream Speedway, including several Renegade Sprints races. Renegade 10/21
  • Matt Covington)It was a dream come true night for Matt Covington as the Glenpool, Oklahoma shoe rocketed to his third victory of the season. Covington claimed the Devil’s Bowl Winter Nationals and added his name to its list of historic drivers. Matt was able to pocket the winning $4,000 at the famed half-mile oval with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real. Press Releases10/21

Monday October 20th 2014

When you're mad at someone, it's probably best not to break his arm with a baseball bat. Evel Knievel

11:20pm

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  • Austen Wheatley)This season didn't end as well as Austen Wheatley hoped. Wheatley had a frustrating outing during his debut at the Trophy Cup last weekend at Thunderbowl Raceway, which hosted the 21st edition of the marquee 360ci sprint car event. Press Releases10/20
  • Danny Lasoski)Danny Lasoski will make his debut with Big Game Motorsports this weekend at the Open Wheel Championships. The $15,000-to-win Renegade Sprints event will mark Lasoski's first trip back to Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio, in several years. "I've won at Atomic Speedway and had some success there in the past so I'm looking forward to going back," he said. "The Renegade Sprints series has had a couple of good shows during their first season so I'm excited to go race with those guys." Press Releases10/20
  • Winter Heat)A trio of top-notch drivers vying for the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour championship will get a prime opportunity to race at Cocopah Speedway before the inaugural Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown. Sam Hafertepe Jr., Brad Loyet and Jason Johnson are in the thick of the ASCS National Tour points battle, which will wrap up with a November doubleheader at Cocopah Speedway. All three drivers will return to the 3/8-mile oval less than two months later for the five-race Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown, which is Jan. 2-3, Jan. 6 and Jan. 9-10. Press Releases10/20
  • Renegade Sprints)The Renegade Sprints inaugural season wraps up this Friday and Saturday with the $15,000-to-win, $1,000-to-start Open Wheel Championships at Atomic Speedway. The newly formed 410ci sprint car series will visit the high-banked track in Chillicothe, Ohio, where Randy Hannagan charged from 11th to win the series debut in August. Renegade 10/20
  • Matt Peterson)Climbing back aboard his V&H Fresh/Miller Lite/Inventory Sales Company Backed No. p37 machine for the first time since a vicious accident at the beginning of the month, Matt Peterson made the opening night feature at the Trophy Cup on Thursday night before coming up short of making the final night’s feature on Saturday night. Press Releases10/20
  • Premier Speedway AU)On the back of the recent announcement that 2014 Lucas Oil Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic Champion Tim Kaeding will be back to defend his crown, two more previous winners have also confirmed their entries for the 2015 Classic. The 40th Lucas Oil Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic in 2012 produced an amazing result, with New South Welshman Ian Loudoun holding off two battle hardened racers in Craig Dollansky and Kerry Madsen to claim the $40,000.00 40th anniversary prize pool. Press Releases10/20
  • Justyn Cox)Justyn Cox put together a very solid weekend at the 21st Annual Trophy Cup in Tulare, CA as he used a Friday night 10th place finish and an 11th place effort on Saturday night to finish 11th overall in Trophy Cup Standings. “It was pretty cool to go quick time on Friday night, and score a Top-10 even though we started on the front row,” Cox explained. “We were way off on our set up, so a 10th was decent, and then we were able to make the show on Saturday.” Press Releases10/20
  • DJ Netto)During most of the Saturday night feature event, DJ Netto was well in contention to claim the 2014 Trophy Cup Championship honors, but a restart after the fuel stop proved to be detrimental, as the Hanford, CA driver lost several spots, and wound up finishing 18th overall. “It was disappointing for sure,” Netto said. “We were decent all weekend, and we were running fourth in the Saturday night feature, two spots out of the Trophy Cup lead, and we must have sealed a tire up, because the restart was terrible.” Press Releases10/20
  • David Gravel)Already missing a handful of World of Outlaw races at the start of the season, Roth Motorsports elected to send David Gravel out to California to compete in the 21st Annual Trophy Cup, and Gravel did everything right, though a rubber down track relegated him to a 18th place finish after starting 24th due to being the high point driver prior to the main event. Press Releases10/20
  • Jack Berry Racing)It might’ve been a difficult night, but it was one that still saw Adam Clarke and the Jack Berry Racing team finish with a podium result. Clarke and the JBR team fought their way through last Saturday night’s second Polar Ice Series round at Brisbane’s Archerfield Speedway, which included missing their opening heat race of the night, to finish in third place on the podium at the conclusion of the 20-lap feature race. Press Releases10/20
  • ASCS)The Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real paired with the Smiley's Racing Products Lone Star Region this past weekend for the 41st running of the Devil's Bowl Winter Nationals. Two nights of racing saw nearly perfect weather at the Devil's Bowl Speedway with 47 drivers taking part in this year's event for races 79 and 80 for the series at the famed half-mile oval. ASCS 10/20
  • Wayne County Speedway OH)With all of the racing in the record books for 2014, the NAPA Wayne County Speedway Awards Banquet is set for Saturday, November 15th at the Pines Golf Course, 1319 North Millborne Road, which is just west of the Speedway. The top 10 drivers in the Fisher Performance Sprints, the Lias Tire Late Models, the Thrifty Muffler Super Stocks and the WQKT Mini Stocks will receive their awards which will include nearly $100,000 from the Contingency Connection Awards that has over 100 National Performance Manufacturers.Press Releases10/20

5:00pm

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  • TBARA)Bushnell's Shane Butler grew up watching his father Stan race against sprint car legend Frank Riddle. Butler made a move on the final turn of the final lap of Saturday night's Safety-Kleen TBARA 40-lap Frank Riddle Memorial at Desoto Speedway that would have made Riddle proud, grabbing the lead less than 300 feet from the finish to take the win. Race Results 10/20
  • Column)Pat & Bruce Eckel have 3 days at the Trophy Cup in A Typical Weekend 10/20

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  • Kevin Swindell)With a rare weekend off from the NASCAR Nationwide Series, Kevin Swindell will pilot Donnie Cooper's famed No. 01 sprint car during the 27th annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals Presented by Hoosier Tires this weekend. It will mark the first time Swindell has driven for Cooper, who has claimed multiple Short Track Nationals victories at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark. The premier 360ci event featuring the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour runs Wednesday through Saturday at the quarter-mile track. Press Releases10/20
  • Henry Van Dam)Henry Van Dam called the 21st annual Trophy Cup a solid weekend. "It was a touch disappointing because I think we had a shot at being in the top 10 in points, but overall it was a good weekend," he said. "It was a lot of fun." Press Releases10/20
  • Jonathan Allard)His final race weekend in the United States did not quite go as he had hoped, but Jonathan Allard grinded all weekend, and raced his way in to the feature event and ended up 17th in Trophy Cup points. “It was just a tough weekend all around,” Allard said. “We were okay on Thursday night, and Friday night I made a mistake in our heat race, but we sat 20th in points going in to Saturday night.” Press Releases10/20
  • Steven Tiner)Steven Tiner put together a very strong 2014 Trophy Cup, as he worked his way to a ninth place finish in the feature event on Saturday night, netting him a ninth place overall finish in the Trophy Cup. “We had a really good weekend, overall,” Tiner said. “We had some mechanical issues on Friday night, but we were still good enough with our Thursday night results to lock into the feature event.” Press Releases10/20
  • Kyle Hirst)The Trophy Cup offers a very unique, and tough, format, and Kyle Hirst and his Roth Motorsports team showed consistency as Hirst ended up finishing seventh in overall Trophy Cup points, after winning the C, B, and A, on Thursday night, fourth on Friday night, and 10th from the last row on Saturday night. Press Releases10/20
  • Carson Macedo)After an ugly wreck at the Thunderbowl during the Cotton Classic, Carson Macedo and his Tarlton Racing team rebounded quite well as the Lemoore, CA driver ended up finishing fourth overall in the Trophy Cup after a sixth place effort during Saturday night’s feature event. “We got into a wreck on Thursday night which I wish would not have happened because Paul Baines gave me a great car all weekend,” Macedo explained. Press Releases10/20
  • Willie Croft)The unique thing about the Trophy Cup Saturday night A Main is the race within a race. Often times fans watch the battle for the race lead, as well as watch the top point earners charge from the back as they eye the Trophy Cup Championship. Saturday night, Willie Croft was able to claim both, as he charged from sixth to pick up the race win, as well as earn the cool $20,000 To Win Trophy Cup. Press Releases10/20
  • Brad Loyet)The good news is, Brady Loyet and the Vacuworx Global/Miller Truck Lines #o5 had a fast racecar at Devil’s Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas last weekend. The bad news is, while going for the win in Saturday’s Winternationals finale, the power plant gave in. That cut the Sunset Hills, Missouri driver’s point lead with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Series, but he still holds an advantage heading into the last four point races in November. The team has a couple of weeks off to prepare for the stretch run. More importantly, Brad will be marrying his fiancé Cassie this weekend. Press Releases10/20
  • Chad Kemenah)The end of the 2014 Sprint Car season is near, car owners, drivers, and teams are already getting things ready for the 2015 season. Car owners Rob and Rita Hunter are proud to announce they have hired Chad Kemenah to drive the Brilex, Seneca Energy Corp., Nighthawk Holdings Berlin Natural Bakery No.10H sprint car in 2015, but that’s not all. Brian Kemenah will also be joining the Hunter Racing Team as there Crew Chief. Press Releases10/20
  • Short Track Nationals)It’s Short Track Nationals week. A span of time that includes four nights of the world’s most intense racing action with more than $100,000 in cash distributed over the course of the prestigious event. The racing action at Little Rock’s I-30 Speedway gets under way with the Second Annual STN Open on Wednesday night with the 27th Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires officially getting under way with the first of two preliminary nights on Thursday. Press Releases10/20
  • Stockton Dirt Track CA)Dash for Cash money is up to $5500 for November 1 at the Stockton Dirt Track, to be split up between KWS & Civil War! The breakdown will follow. Thanks to Sunnyvalley Smoked Meats, Reeves Sand & Gravel, Panella Racing Engines, Don from Modesto Steel & Nasamento Motorsports for their support.10/20
  • Stockton Dirt Track CA)The 31st annual Tribute to Gary Patterson is set to cap the Stockton Dirt Track season in a huge way coming up on Saturday November 1, as both the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series champion and the Civil War 360 Sprint Car Series presented by Flowmaster titlist will be crowned at the 3/8 mile clay oval. Last season’s inaugural Tribute to Gary Patterson in Stockton saw Rutherford’s Rico Abreu claim the King of the West Series finale, while San Jose’s Tim Kaeding won the non-sanctioned Winged 360 Sprint Car portion of the night. Press Releases10/20
  • USAC)R.J. Johnson's pursuit of the 2014 USAC Southwest Sprint Car championship will resume November 1 with an appearance at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz. He emerged from last Saturday night's race at Peoria, Ariz. with a 116-point margin over Josh Pelkey in the new standings. USAC 10/20
  • USAC)Shawn Buckley leads the USAC Western HPD Midgets to the Las Vegas (Nev.) Bullring this weekend for races Friday and Saturday. He leads the standings in the Western Pavement and Wester overall points after 10 "top-four" finishes, including a victory at LVMS August 31. USAC 10/20
  • Danny Reidy)Danny Reidy made his 2014-15 season debut at Brisbane’s Archerfield Speedway last Saturday night, and he came away with another top-five result. Despite being relatively pleased with a fourth-place finish in the feature race, he was left to rue an opening lap incident that hampered his chances of contending for the win. Press Releases10/20

Sunday October 19th 2014

I've always been a fella who put most of my eggs in one basket and then take a dump in the basket but I really don't know. Robert Downey, Jr.

10:45pm

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  • ARDC)It was the final race of the season for the American Racing Drivers Club (ARDC) as the wingless midgets competed as just one of the five divisions in the final Thunder on the Hill event of 2014 at the Grandview Speedway. Steven Drevicki had already clinched the 2014 ARDC Championship prior to the final event. With the title in hand, Drevicki was now free to race on the final night and not be concerned about points. Drevicki took full advantage of the opportunity and it paid dividends for the first time champion. Race Results 10/19

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  • The Speedway Motors/Champion Racing Oil Central PA Sprint Cars ran a Saturday night show at Williams Grove Speedway. The show was the Fall Fest with features only and Cory Haas came away with the win for his first of the year at the last Williams Grove Speedway race of the year.  The Speedway Motors/Champion Racing Oil Central PA Sprint Cars continue this weekend on Saturday night October 25th with the World of Outlaws at Port Royal Speedway.Speedway Motors/Champion Racing Oil Central PA 10/19
  • Cory Haas)Cory Haas ended his 2014 Williams Grove Speedway campaign with a bang; earning the ‘Fall Fest’ victory on Saturday evening, October 18th. Haas, who pilots the Michael Barshinger Builder, Embee & Son, Inc, York P-B Truss, Inc., Thornton Chevrolet, Tailgaters Grill & Drafthouse, Classic Rock Custom Stone, no. 11C ‘410’ sprint car weekly in central Pennsylvania, held off Ryan Smith and Danny Dietrich for the 25-lap victory, after starting the season finale on the front row. The win was the first of 2014 for the York, Pennsylvania native, as he ends his Williams Grove Speedway season 11th in the final track championship standings. Press Releases10/19
  • Patriot Sprints)Jared Zimbardi had known for months now that he had secured both 2014 Patriot Sprint Tour Titles, but on Saturday he and his team were able to appropriately celebrate his amazing season. Zimbardi, 27, who resides in Bradford, PA, collected $15,000 at the 2014 Patriot Sprint Tour Awards Banquet Saturday Night at the Barnard Exempt Party House in Rochester, NY. After winning the PST America Championship in 2013 for the second time, “The Juice” had his best season this year dominating both the PST America and PST Canada Series to secure each title and earn a $5,000 bonus for becoming the first driver to win both. Press Releases10/19
  • Tony Bruce Jr)Tony Bruce Jr. continued his success at Devil's Bowl Speedway last weekend when he captured his fourth victory of the season. Bruce Jr. led the final four laps on Friday night to secure the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour triumph during the opening night of the 41st annual Winter Nationals. Press Releases10/19
  • Port Royal Speedway PA)It has been a decade since the STP World of Outlaws Sprint cars last raced at the historic Port Royal Speedway. And now the wait is over! The cars and stars of the World of Outlaws circuit will return to Port Royal Speedway this Saturday night, October 25 for a 5 pm showdown with the Pennsylvania Posse stars to close out the 2014 Port Royal Season. Purely sprint car racing is on the agenda that climaxes with a $10,000 to win, 30-lap feature event. Central PA 10/19

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  • Photos)Lots of winners from all over the country are up in SpeedShotz for 10/19
  • USCS)Anthony Nicholson from Bartlett, Tennessee stormed from the K&N Filters Pole Position into the lead in turn one of the 30-lap United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters main event and never looked back during the sprint car portion of the 14th annual Cotton Boll Cup at Poplar Bluff Speedway on Saturday night. This was Nicholson’s sixth trip of the season to the www.rockauto.com USCS victory lane. He bested a tough field of top gun veterans and young guns from five states for his 10th career win in the series in the event that awarded double points. USCS 10/19
  • USAC)HPD USAC EASTERN MIDGET "SPECIAL EVENT" RACE RESULTS: October 18, 2014 - Rougemont, North Carolina - Orange County Speedway FEATURE: (35 laps) 1. Nikki Carroll, 2. Chris Lamb, 3. Scott Hunter, 4. Tyler Corriher, 5. Matt Lundstrom, 6. Kyle Craker, 7. Steven Intravaia, 8. Calvin Carroll, 9. Dillon Silverman, 10. Jake NelkeUSAC 10/19
  • USAC)HPD USAC WESTERN PAVEMENT MIDGET RACE RESULTS: October 18, 2014 - Madera, California - Madera Speedway FEATURE: (30 Laps) 1. Dylan Nobile, 2. Toni Briedinger, 3. Cody Jessop, 4. Tom Paterson, 5. Courtney Crone, 6. Shawn Buckley, 7. Christine Breckenridge, 8. Duke Love, 9. Annie Briedinger, 10. Joel RayborneUSAC 10/19
  • Trophy Cup)The script has always been one in which a dramatic climb forwards from the back of the pack results in a driver becoming Trophy Cup champion, usually starting from the last 2 or 3 rows. Saturday night Willie Croft wrote his own script when the outside 3rd row starter not only won the 50 lap main event, but also became the event champion by virtue of having 7 points more then Mason Moore. Croft became the closest to the front starter in Trophy Cup history to win the title. From the Grandstand 10/19
  • Devils Bowl Speedway TX)ASI Racing Engines RaceSaver Sprint Cars A-Main -- 1. Dale Wester, Ovilla; 2. Ty Johnson, Eunice, La.; 3. Dalton Stevens, Scurry; 4. Jeff Day, Greenville; 5. Jeb Sessums, Burleson; 6. Tyler russell;; 7. Kevin Ramey, Fort Worth; 8. Logan Payne, Dallas; 9. Raven Culp, Mesquite; 10. Chip Graham, Lewisville; 11. C. J. Duarte, Burleson; 12. Tony Bruce, Jr., Liberal, Kan.; 13. Tucker Doughty, Heath; 14. Martin Edwards, Mesquite; 15. Marcus Thomas, Corsicana; 16. Chipper Wood, Kennedale; 17. Payton Williams, North Richland Hills; 18. Bryan Debrick, Irving; 19. Chris Kelly;; 20. Ron Beechler, McKinney; 21. Brady Demeree, anna; 22. Chad Wilson, North Richland Hills.10/19
  • Canyon Speedway Park AZ)Stevie Sussex inked his name into the USAC Southwest Sprint Cars victory ledger for the first time by racing to victory lane in Saturday night’s Hank Arnold Memorial atop the 1/3-mile Canyon Speedway Park clay oval. While Sussex enjoyed his first taste of USAC Southwest glory, other winners on the night included Matt Martinez in Pure Stocks, Gary Winter in Micro Sprints and Cory Brown in Dwarf Cars. Race Results 10/19
  • Thunder On The Hill)The 114th race of the twenty-five year history of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series played out Saturday night at the Grandview Speedway with the popular House of Thunder Halloween Party and the Grandview Thunder 5-25’s, a features only event. Jeff Strunk collected $3,000 for winning the 358 NASCAR Modified feature as Jared Umbenhauer took the win the Sportsman feature. Steve Drevicki won the ARDC Midget feature as Curt Michael charged from tenth to win the URC feature. Chris Spidle was the winner of the Legends feature. Race Results 10/19

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  • Thunderbowl Speedway CA)Trophy Cup final night...Willie Croft, Greg DeCaires, Mitchell Faccinto, Mason Moore, Bud Kaeding, Carson Macedo, Roger Crockett, Terry McCarl, Steven Tiner, Kyle Hirst, Justyn Cox, Cory Eliason, Brent Kaeding, Henry Van Dam, Jonathan Allard, Colby Copeland, DJ Netto, David  Gravel, Craig Stidham, Shane Golobic, Tim Kaeding, Rico Abreu, Dominic Scelzi, Andy Gregg. 10/19
  • USAC)USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: October 18, 2014 – Peoria, Arizona – Canyon Speedway Park – “Hank Arnold Memorial” FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Stevie Sussex, 2. Mike Martin, 3. Matt Rossi, 4. Charles Davis Jr., 5. Josh Pelkey, 6. R.J. Johnson, 7. Bruce St. James, 8. Tom Ogle, 9. Shon Deskins, 10. Michael CurtisUSAC10/19
  • ASCS Lucas Oil)Twice in 2014 Matt Covington has been close to winning at the Devil's Bowl Speedway with the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real. Silver in the Spring Nationals, Bronze in the Summer Nationals, and finally Gold as the Oklahoma shoe led start-to-finish in the 41st annual Devil's Bowl Winter Nationals. Covington's fourth career Lucas Oil ASCS victory, the win is his second of the season. ASCS 10/19
  • Riverside Int Speedway AR)1 1 3 A.G. Rains 2 2 12 Dalton Davis 3 4 88 Tim Crawley 4 3 26 Marshall Skinner 5 6 91A Ernie Ainsworth 6 8 14Z Zach Pringle 7 5 40 Howard Moore 8 9 5 Jerod Roller Olive 9 7 17G Cody Gardner 10 12 2 Bryce Vowan 11 11 21 Kevin Hinkle 12 13 11 Skylar Pipkin 13 10 39 Brad Bowden 10/19
  • TBARA)Frank Riddle Memorial  Safety-Kleen TBARA Sprint Car Series Feature Race Results from Saturday 10/18/2014, from Desoto Speedway, Bradenton, FL, Feature Race Results - 40 laps: 1) Shane Butler, 2) Mickey Kempgens, 3) Larry Brazil Jr, 4) Troy DeCaire, 5) Mark Gimmler, 6) Ben Fritz, 7) Sport Allen, 8) David Retzlaff, 9) Tommy Nichols, 10) Nick Snyder, 11) Mike Tharp, 12) Troy Thompson, 13) Blake Rose, 14) Johnny Gilbertson, 15) Geoff Styner, 16) Russell Jones, 17) Ernie Teed Jr, 18) Steve Heisler, 19) Kurt Taylor, 20) Jason Kimball, 21) Rex Hollinger, 22) Stan Butler, 23) Scotty Adema, 24) Chris Gimmler, 25) Dude Teate, 26) Keith Butler, 27) Collin Cabre, 28) Alan Randisi, 29) David Slawiak, 30) Matt Alfonso 10/19
  • Williams Grove Speedway PA)Cory Haas won the season finale 410 sprint car main as part of Fall Fest 2014 on Saturday night at Williams Grove Speedway while other winners in the features-only program were Rich Eichelberger, 358 sprints; Gregg Foster, super sportsman; and Ron Kline, 358 late models. Following the racing program, track title laurels were handed out to the champion sprint car teams including Greg Hodnett and car owner Mike Heffner in the 410 division and Kevin Nouse in the 358 division. Central PA 10/19
  • East Bay Raceway Park FL)East Bay Sprints (20-lap feature) 1. 3A AJ Maddox 2. 2B Frank Beck 3. 7K Kyle Pitts 4. 21 Jason Webster 5. 1* Tim George 6. 23D Dylan Colding 7. 55 Kerry Gilbert 8. 3XK Guy Bos 9. 01 Garrett Green 10. 44A Mike Steinruck 11. 12 David Kelley 12. 21A Rebecca George 13. 17C Aileen Collins 14. 10x Sean Clark 15. 3T Johnny Alexander 16. 38 Tony Agin 17. 30 DJ Peeples 10/19
  • Valvoline Speedway AU)Wingless Sprint & Speedcars (Midgets) Results from Saturday 18th October , 2014.  A MAIN: (20 laps) 1. Dean Thomas (5), 2. Sean Mayo (2), 3. Clint McCorquodale (1), 4. Mark Blyton (12), 5. Damian Abbott (6), 6. Nathan Dicker (10), 7. Jeff Thomas (18), 8. Brian Briton (4), 9. Marshall Blyton (8), 10. Jason Bates (3), 11. Mikaela Blyton (7), 12. Daniel Sayre (20), 13. Adam Hourigan (16), 14. Peter Granger (9), 15. Ashleigh Jack (11), 16. Courtney O’Hehir, (13), 17. Michael Gray (22), 18. Sean Dicker (24), 19. Nikki Briton (21), 20. Rachel Neve (14), 22. Graham Flood (23), (DNF) Mark Garey (15), (DNF) Michael Sammut (17). 5:41.406. SPEEDCARS. A MAIN: (20 laps) 1. Nathan Smee, 2. Matt Hunter, 3. Jamie McKinlay, 4. Aidan Corish, 5. Dean Meadows, 6. Braydan Willmington, 7. Brett Morris, 8. Anthony Collins, 9. Alan Day, (DNF) Matt Jackson, (DNF) Troy Jenkins, (DNF) Pierce Lehane, (DNF) Bob Jackson, (DNF) Gavin Gay. NT. Race Results 10/19
  • World of Outlaws)Donny Schatz proved to be the comeback kid Saturday night at Fremont Speedway coming from the Last Chance Showdown to win his 26th World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series win of the season. Shane Stewart, a two-time winner this season, finished in second and Sandusky, Ohio native Chris Andrews finished in third. DIRT/World of Outlaws 10/19

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  • Joey Saldana)Despite a brisk day with cool temperatures in Ohio, 45 winged sprint car drivers and a great crowd gathered for tonight’s World of Outlaws event at Fremont Speedway. Although he was the 41st driver on the track for time trials, Joey Saldana made a strong qualifying run on a track with little grip, clocking a best lap of 13.151 seconds, placing the Motter Equipment HE&M Saw Beltline Body Shop 71M 14th in the qualifying order and on the outside of the front row for the start of heat four. Press Releases10/19

Saturday October 18th 2014

I don't have a fear of flying; I have a fear of crashing. Billy Bob Thornton

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  • Column)Roseville driver, Colby Copeland, scored the big win as night two of the 21st Annual Trophy Cup unfolded on a perfect night of weather at Tulare Thunderbowl Raceway. Copeland’s drive to the win was spiced with an excellent duel with Andy Gregg before Copeland took over and led the last 7 laps. From the Grandstand 10/18
  • CRASH PAD) Your good seat can Break your Back. It holds you in place so well, with your spine in perfect alignment, that Compression Fractures occur in an impact that slams you into the bottom of the seat. The only way to reduce the impact force is to slow the impact and spread the crash energy over time. The material in the CRASH PAD has the Right Compressible Resistance and provides the space to Reduce Impact Forces. Find out more, find a dealer or order online at www.802solutions.com.10/18

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  • Thunderbowl Raceway CA)Trophy Cup Night 2...Colby Copeland, Roger Crockett, David Gravel, Kyle Hirst, Andy Gregg, Shane Golobic, Tim Kaeding, Brent Kaeding, Carsonm Macedo, Justyn Cox, Henry Van Dam, Willie Croft, Michael Faccinto, Bud Kaeding, Jason Statler, Randy Hannagan, James McFadden, John Carney, DJ Netto, Seth Nunes, Andy Forsberg, Mason Moore, Mike Faria, Steven Tiner.10/18
  • ASCS Lucas Oil)Winning the preliminary night of the 2014 Devil's Bowl Spring Nationals, Tony Bruce, Jr. added the preliminary night of the 2014 Devil's Bowl Winter Nationals to his list of victories at the Mesquite, Texas oval, bringing his win count to three with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real at the Devil's Bowl Speedway.ASCS 10/18
  • Kokomo Speedway IN)Sprint Finish: CJ Leary,Dave Darland, Messurall, Ballou, Clauson, Stockon, and Stanbrough. Dave Darland won the midget feature. 10/18

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  • Millstream Speedway OH)The owners of the shuttered Millstream Speedway say the half-mile clay oval will reopen in the spring. Owners Greg and Mary Beth Roe today said they have a three-year agreement with racing enthusiasts Randy and Lisa Hammer of Fremont to return motor racing to the track northwest of Findlay. Millstream Speedway has been closed for three years. The Hammers did not disclose a schedule for 2015. But they said their strategy is “to include different forms of motorsports, local community participation on the grounds, and reaching out to local charities and non-profit organizations that can be helped by the racing community.” 10/18

  • Short Track Nationals)The clay will be flying in furious fashion by this time next week as nearly 100 of the nation’s top Sprint Car drivers battle it out for the $15,000 winner’s share at I-30 Speedway’s 27th Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires. With entries still arriving at a feverish rate, 65 drivers from 17 states as well as the Canadian province of Ontario have already submitted entries for the crown jewel event that takes place October 23-25 after Wednesday night’s $2,000-to-win Second Annual Short Track Nationals Open. Press Releases10/18
  • Thunder On The Hill)The NASCAR 358 Modifieds, URC Sprint Cars, ARDC Midgets, Sportsman and Legends cars will each compete in a 25 lap feature event as part of the Grandview Thunder 5-25’s & House of Thunder Halloween Party Saturday night, October 18 on the Hill at Grandview Speedway. Also on the program will be the Blast from the Past Vintage Stock cars leading up to the MONSTER SMASH Demolition Derby that will close out the spooky night of tricks and treats. Gates Open at 4 PM, the first of five features will take the green at 6 PM. All this is presented by NAPA Auto Parts. Press Releases10/18

Friday October 17th 2014

"I feel the need—the need for speed!" Lt. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell and Lt. Nick "Goose" Bradshaw

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  • Shane Stewart)Larson Marks Racing will roll into the fairgrounds of Fremont (Ohio) Speedway for the fourth time this season. In the team's three previous appearances at the track, driver Shane Stewart posted one top-five finish, 4th, in May. Press Releases10/17
  • Renegade Sprints)Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway Owner Matt Miley was so thrilled following his inaugural Renegade Sprints event on Sept. 27 that he has already booked three dates for next season. Miley said his half-mile track in Imperial, Pa., will host the Renegade Sprints in May, July and September of 2015. Renegade10/17

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  • Thunderbowl Speedway CA)Tulare CA...Trophy Cup....Kyle Hirst rebounded from a lackluster heat race result to win 3 main events. He started on the pole to win the C main, took the B from 7th, and won the A main from 3rd as all main lineups are based on ponts. Hirst qualified 8th quick in group A but finished far enough back to head to the C main. Tim Kaeding was 2nd, Terry McCarl 3rd, Rico Abreu was 4th, and Mason Moore 5th. First night points…David Gravel 276, T. Kaeding 273, Abreu 272, and Hirst 271  Finish...Kyle Hirst, Tim Kaeding, Terry McCarl, Rico Abreu, Mason Moore, David Gravel, Roger Crockett, DJ Netto, Herman Klein, Danny Faria Jr, Steven Tiner, Justyn Cox, Cory Eliason, Jonathan Allard, Brock Lemley, Craig Stidham, Brad Furr, Kurt Nalson, Billy Butler, Brent Kaeding, Jason Solwold, Dominic Scelzi, Matt Peterson, Carson Macedo.10/17

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  • USCS)Nearly $25,000 is up for grabs when the United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters invades historic Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Arkansas on Friday October 31st and Saturday, November 1st including a $5100 winner’s share for the first driver to reach the www.rockauto.com USCS Victory Lane in the 51-lap K&N “Fabulous 51” A-Main finale. The two-day racing event serves as the 2014 season finale for the historic ¼ mile track and is the 33rd event of the 18th anniversary USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour. USCS 10/17
  • Steve Kinser/Donny Schatz)The numbers associated with Tony Stewart Racing (TSR) teammates Steve Kinser and Donny Schatz in the World of Outlaws (WoO) STP Sprint Car Series record books are quite staggering. The tandem has combined to earn 25 championships and almost 750 career WoO A-Feature victories. This weekend, the TSR drivers will be vying for more as they lead the rest of the Outlaws to Fremont (Ohio) Speedway for the final Midwest race of the 2014 campaign being billed as the World of Outlaws “Salute to the King Tour.” Press Releases10/17
  • Steve King Foundation)Drivers, teams, and fans of the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real and the Devil's Bowl Speedway met at the Buffalo Creek Golf Club on Thursday for the 8th annual Steve King Charity Golf Tournament. Eighteen holes of Golf, followed by a charity auction, the day's events brought in $20,263 for the Steve King Foundation. Bringing a score of 55 to the judges table, the four man team of David Hatfield, Mark Moore, Josh Ryan, and Mike Jones claimed the win in this year's tournament. Press Releases10/17
  • Lernerville Speedway PA)While some teams have already parked their cars for the season and others will continue on to the World Finals in Charlotte, for all intents and purposes, the 6th Annual DIRTcar Round Up Steel City Stampede is the final race of the season in Western Pennsylvania. And if the first five Stampedes are any indication, this is an event that you will not want to miss. Yes, you will need to bring a hoodie and maybe even full winter garb, but it will be six long months until we meet again at the Action Track! Press Releases10/17
  • DARF)Tuesday October 28, 2014 the Dayton Auto Race Fan (DARF) Club Wally Scherer/Injured Drivers and Benevolent Fund Auction will be held at Celebrations Banquet Center, 3119 Stop Eight Road, Dayton, OH. This event provides the funds that allow the Club to help injured drivers, track officials, and crew members in their time of need. While several thousand dollars have been paid out this season, 2014 unfolded much more safely than the 2013 racing season when DARF distributed over $5,800 from the fund. Press Releases10/17

Thursday October 16th 2014

“You just hold your head high and keep those fists down. No matter what anybody says to you, don't you let 'em get your goat. Try fightin' with your head for a change. -Atticus Finch”

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  • Column)Duane Hancock has notes from Waynesfield and Eldora in Tri-State Outlook 10/16
  • Kraig Kinser)Fremont Speedway in Ohio is a third-mile bullring that is dubbed “The track that action built.” Combine that with the best sprint car drivers in the world, who compete with the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series, and the always tough Ohio contingent, and a thrilling racing event is on tap for the series this weekend at the northern Ohio oval. Kraig Kinser has raced at Fremont a few times in his career, including twice with the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series and will visit the track for the second consecutive year as the 2014 season winds down. Press Releases10/16
  • Riverside Int Speedway AR)Riverside has a race filled weekend for race lovers such as yourself. Fall Nationals will be Saturday, 10-18-14 - Special - Fall Nationals - 360 WS (Pay $2000 to Win & $200 to Start), 305 WS Invited to compete with the 360 WS, Late Models (Pay $1000 to Win & $100 to Start), 600, MOD, STOCK -- (DOUBLE TRACK POINTS AND LAST TRACK POINTS NIGHT ALL CLASSES) Come see if the 305 WS can hang with the 360 WS and if they are as fast as the 360 WS. See you there Saturday for thrills, chills, and spills. Fall Nationals - Be There!! On Sunday, Riverside will have the Enduro Race. THE ENDURO RACE WILL BE SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19. GATES WILL OPEN AT 12. Gates Open at 12; Races begin at 3 pm. There will be 200 laps filled with fun, thrills, chills, and spills. General Admission is $5 10/16
  • Sprintcar All Stars AU)All Stars Series Champion to win a Maxim Racer Kit! The Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers All Star Series are very excited to announce that the series winner this season will receive a Maxim Racer Kit. This is more than just a chassis; it is a complete kit with all the essentials needed. “I have been working on trying to acquire a Maxim Chassis for the series winner for a few seasons now and to finally lock this in is so exciting for the series and the drivers. What a fantastic prize for the winner of the Series! ” Searle tells us. Included in this kit is: • Maxim 87/40 Raised Rail Tallboy Chassis • Maxim Aero Force inside Hood & Nose • Maxim Aero Force R/H Armguard • Maxim Fibreglass L/H Triangle Panel • Maxim Aero force Fibreglass Dash • 3 Pce L/H Lower Side Panels • 2 Pce R/H Lower Side Panels • Aluminium Floor Pan • Aluminium Radiator Tray • Dzus Fasteners • Aluminium Front Bumper • Outlaw Rear Bumper • L/H & R/H Short Nerfs • Front Torsion Arms L/H & R/H • Rear Torsion Arms L/H & R/H • 50” x 2 ¼” Front Axle Beam 10/16
  • Team ILP)Danny Lasoski scored the lone victory for Inside Line Promotions last weekend. Lasoski powered the Mark Burch Motorsports entry from eighth to capture the Nebraska 360 Sprints win at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb. It was his fourth triumph of the season and second at the track. Press Releases10/16

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  • Carolina Sprint Car Flea Market)On Saturday, November 15th, McLain Motorsports will be hosting their Third Annual Carolina Sprint Car Flea Market in Indian Trail, NC. With each year growing bigger and better, this year looks to be no different. After a successful season of sprint car racing in the Carolinas with rising car counts and standing room only grandstands, there is no reason our flea market shouldn’t experience the same type of success. Press Releases10/16
  • Wayne Johnson)It’s again time for the Winternationals at Devil’s Bowl Speedway, and the Wayne Johnson Racing #77x team is ready. The event sanctioned by the Lucas Oil ASCS National Series will commence this Friday and Saturday night. The Knoxville, Iowa driver made a charge in the feature in Miles Hill’s #77x at last Saturday’s World of Outlaws event at Rolling Wheels Raceway in Elbridge, New York. Press Releases10/16
  • CRASH PAD) It’s not too late to Break Your Back this season. Another serious back injury happened last weekend. A CRASH PAD In your seat can Reduce Spinal Impact Forces in a crash. Don’t learn by accident! You can take some action or take your chances. The CRASH PAD is a simple seat insert that uses the material that tested best for the US Military. If you are done racing for the season, now is the time to improve your seat for next year. For more information, a dealer list and online ordering go to www.802solutions.com. 10/16
  • Premier Speedway AU)When the book is written on the history of the Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic, the post race celebrations of 2014 winner Tim Kaeding will command an entire chapter of their very own! Those that witnessed it live marvelled at the jaw dropping antics of the native from San Jose, California as he took to the massive Lucas Oil logo and other various parts of Sungold Stadium post race to share his joy with those on hand. Press Releases10/16
  • Atomic Speedway OH)The countdown is on for what looks to be perhaps the biggest 3-day open wheel event this side of the Mississippi River. The historic Atomic Speedway near Chillicothe, Ohio--Ohio's Fastest 3/8 mile high-banked oval—will host a mega event for three classes of open wheel cars next weekend. “If you build it, they will come!” was the famous line from the Kevin Costner movie “Field of Dreams”. For open wheel racers, Atomic Speedway ‘is’ the “Field of Dreams”. Owner Brad McCown has posted one of the biggest purses nationwide for open wheel race cars and the racers indeed are coming. Press Releases10/16
  • Derek Hagar)Derek Hagar has a new opportunity this weekend. Hagar will drive the famed No. e85 sprint car owned by Danny King during the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour's 41st annual Winter Nationals this Friday and Saturday at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas. Press Releases10/15
  • Sprintcar All Stars AU)Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers All Star Series have secured a fantastic prize for the 2014-2015 Rookie of the Year. Thursday Thunder Apparel has offered to supply sublimated crew shirts & jackets to the lucky winner of the award. Thursday Thunder Apparel was created through a desire to meet race team needs for high quality apparel at cost effective pricing without compromising quality both in Australia and worldwide. With Darren & Tricia Disbury behind the business you could guarantee this venture would be successful. Press Releases10/16
  • Joey Saldana)And then there were four. As the World Of Outlaws STP Sprint Car series continues to wind down, there is only one event on the calendar this weekend. Saturday, Oct. 18 will find the Outlaws ‘slinging dirt’ at Fremont Speedway in Ohio. The one-third semi-banked Fremont Speedway oval is one of the few dirt tracks that has softwalls. Installed in 2002, Fremont was one of the first dirt track facilities to install these safety enhancements. Press Releases10/16

Wednesday October 15th 2014

Let me explain something to you. Um, I am not "Mr. Lebowski". You're Mr. Lebowski. I'm the Dude. So that's what you call me. You know, that or, uh, His Dudeness, or uh, Duder, or El Duderino if you're not into the whole brevity thing.    The Dude     

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  • Brad Loyet)Brad Loyet and the Vacuworx Global/Miller Truck Lines #o5 tested the MOWA series in Illinois last weekend. On Friday night, the Sunset Hills, Missouri driver checkered second at the Lincoln Speedway. Saturday, the series moved on to Jacksonville Speedway, where Brad tangled with leader Jerrod Hull, ending his night. This weekend finds the Lucas Oil ASCS Nationals Series point leader at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway near Mesquite, Texas for this weekend’s Winternationals. Press Releases10/15
  • Fremont Speedway OH)Donny Schatz is having the best season of his career. That’s hard to believe considering he is a five time World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series champion. But, the driver of the Tony Stewart Racing machine recently recorded his 25th series win of 2014 and has won five of the last eight Outlaw events as the touring group heads to Fremont Speedway Saturday, Oct. 18. Press Releases10/15
  • USAC)This Saturday, October 18th, the USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars will return to action at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria. Promoted by Kevin Montgomery, the “Hank Arnold Memorial” will also feature Mini Sprints, Pure Stocks, and Dwarf Cars. The Spectator Gates will open at 5:00pm, with Racing scheduled to begin at 7:00pm. For more event and ticket information, visit www.canyonspeedwaypark.com or call 602.258.RACE (7223).  USAC 10/15
  • Perris Auto Speedway CA)Latest entry list for the 410 portion of the 19th Annual Budweiser Oval Nationals Presented by All Coast Construction on November 7th and 8th. An entry form for the prestigious race is at the end of this release. Press Releases10/15
  • J&J Auto Racing)J&J Auto Racing teams are winning races all across the globe in 2014. Five-time World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz continued his remarkable season in Tony Stewart Racing's STP J&J, and on the other side of the world, Chad Ely began his season with a victory in South Australia in his No. A1 J&J. Press Releases10/15
  • United Racing CLUB)The United Racing CLUB is busy prepping for its return in 2015 and has announced its season opener for the 360 Sprint car group. Bridgeport Speedway, the 5/8 mile track, billed as the fastest dirt track in the east, will host the Club on Sunday, April 12, 2015. “Everyone involved in bringing the club back is really looking forward to our opener at Bridgeport Speedway,” according to a club spokesperson. “United Racing Club used to begin its season at Bridgeport years ago so we’re excited to be going back and we’re hoping for a successful opener for the track and the club.Press Releases10/15
  • Thunder On The Hill)The season finale of the NAPA AUTO PARTS Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will take place at the Grandview Speedway on Saturday night with the popular Grandview Thunder 5-25s features only event and House of Thunder Halloween Party. The Saturday night, October 18 will see the first green flag fall at 6 PM. Gates open at 4 PM. It’s a five feature racing program show-casing five of the most popular divisions of dirt track racing. Press Releases10/15
  • Renegade Sprints)Tri-City Raceway Park is the latest track to book Renegade Sprints events in 2015. The half-mile track in Franklin, Pa., will host multiple shows, including the possibility of a speedweek in Western Pennsylvania. "We're definitely going to do a couple of shows," Tri-City Raceway Park Promoter Chad Wagner said. "I'm working with (Renegade Sprints Officers) Shane Helms and Rob Hunter on a Western PA speedweek. Basically we'd like to get a three, four, five-show speedweek. That's what we're aiming for. That's on our agenda." Renegade 10/15
  • Brandon Hanks)This weekend marks the third trip of the season to Devil's Bowl Speedway for Brandon Hanks. The half-mile oval in Mesquite, Texas, hosts the 41st annual Winter Nationals with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour, which is an event that Hanks brings high hopes into. "The goal isn't going to change," he said. "I know we can beat these guys. Everything is going to line up one of these days and we're going to enjoy it when we do win a race." Press Releases10/15
  • Channin Tankersley)Channin Tankersley is searching for his first career Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour victory and this weekend could provide the perfect opportunity. Tankersley will pilot a sprint car owned by Bruce Griffith during the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour 41st annual Winter Nationals at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas. Press Releases10/15
  • Dominic Scelzi)Dominic Scelzi is aiming for a fresh start this weekend when he tackles the 21st annual Trophy Cup at Thunderbowl Raceway. "I called it quits on 2014 and this weekend will start 2015," he said. "We're going to consider this the first race of next year. The year 2014 was not good to us by any means." Press Releases10/15
  • Aaron Reutzel)Aaron Reutzel set the bar pretty high for the Devil’s Bowl Winter Nationals with a third-place finish last October. It’s a finish he’ll try to improve upon at this weekend’s 41st Annual Devil’s Bowl Winter Nationals in Mesquite, TX, on Friday and Saturday. Press Releases10/15

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  • National Sprint League)The new 410 sprint car series founded by Tod Quiring of Big Game Treestands now has a name…the National Sprint League. The series would also like to announce two new employees. Chuck Zitterich of Sioux Falls, South Dakota will serve as Competition Director, while Bill Wright of Monroe, Iowa will be Public Relations Director. The National Sprint League recently announced four dates at the Knoxville Raceway in Iowa (May 9, June 27, July 4, August 29), as well as one at the Eagle Raceway near Eagle, Nebraska (Friday, May 8). The May 8 and 9 Eagle/Knoxville weekend will offer a $20,000 bonus for a sweep of the features, thanks to Phil and Ryan Durst of Durst Motorplex in Lincoln, Nebraska. The point fund for the series will be $350,000, while drivers will still be able to vie for the Knoxville Championship Cup Series which pays out more than $250,000 in cash and contingencies. National Sprint League10/15
  • Paul McMahan)With only four more attempts to get to victory lane in the 2014 season, the pressure is beginning to mount for Paul McMahan and the #51 CJB Motorsports team. "One of goals is to close out the season with a win or two," said Paul McMahan, driver of the Bairs Tree Service/Nyce Crete & Landis Block & Concrete/All Star Performance sponsored machine. "It gives you something to build off of heading into the off season. There are a few tracks coming up where we feel like we will do really well." Press Releases10/15
  • Susquehanna Speedway Park PA)On Saturday afternoon, November 15, the Susquehanna Speedway Park will host The Final Showdown for the Super (410) Sprint Cars in the Central PA area as well as the entire United States for 2014. Also included in this special program will be the popular 358 Sprint Cars. The raindate will be Sunday, November 16. At the last 410 Sprint Car race in August, the Fishers announced that the winner of The Final Showdown” 410 Sprint Car winner will receive $10,060 to commemorate the tracks 60 years of racing, making it the highest paying race ever held at SSP in its 60 year history. Central PA 10/15
  • World of Outlaws)The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series rolls into Fremont (Ohio) Speedway on Saturday, Oct. 18 as the 2014 season enters its final stretch. With just four full points features left this season, Donny Schatz has built up a 289 point lead over second place Daryn Pittman in the race for the championship. Schatz, a five-time champion has 25 wins this season - the most of any single season in his career. DIRT/World of Outlaws 10/15

Tuesday October 14th 2014

Well, I've been to one world fair, a picnic, and a rodeo, and that's the stupidest thing I ever heard come over a set of earphones. Major T. J. "King" Kong

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  • Column)Kevin Oldham has extensive commentary on the final three weeks of September, including an interview with Jack Hewitt from Eldora’s Four Crown Nationals. KO's Indiana Bullring Scene 10/14
  • Column)Richard Golardi has a "2014 TBARA Fall Season Preview" Florida Open Wheel 10/14
  • USAC)Taking the lead from R.J. Johnson on lap twenty-six, Peoria’s Josh Pelkey won Saturday’s “Rick Stewart Memorial” at Prescott Valley Speedway. For Pelkey, the 40-lap feature win was his fourth USAC SouthWest Sprint Car triumph of the season. Matt Rossi, Stevie Sussex, “The Magic Man” Mike Martin, and “Chargin” Charles Davis Jr. rounded out the top-five drivers. USAC 10/14
  • USAC)Continuing his winning ways, Hollister’s Ryan Bernal swept the “Cotton Classic” at Tulare’s Thunderbowl Raceway. For Bernal, Saturday’s non-point $1,500 victory was his sixth USAC West Coast Sprint Car victory of the campaign. “The Human Highlight Reel” Geoff Ensign, “Hollywood” Danny Faria Jr., Jake Swanson, and Richard Vander Weerd chased the recently crowned USAC Western Classic Champion to the checkered flags. USAC 10/14
  • USCS)After weekend rains ended today in the Poplar Bluff, Missouri area, the 14th annual Cotton Boll Cup event at Poplar Bluff Speedway featuring seven of the area’s most popular racing divisions is 100% set to happen as planned this coming Thursday, Friday and Saturday (October 16th through 18th). Due to a full weekend of heavy rain last weekend, the entire event that was orinally scheduled for October 9th, 10th and 11th was postponed and re-scheduled. There will be an open practice at the track from 7pm until 10pm on Thursday, October 16th followed by two days of action packed racing action. USCS 10/14
  • Racing Fans Direct)Coming up October 25 TH , RFD will be at Port Royal Speedway for the World Of Outlaws VS.. the Pa Posse . At this historic race will be the King Steve Kinser , in his last race as a member of the Outlaws at Port Royal . During the night Racing Fans Direct will make available Steve Kinser Posters that benefit the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame for a great value of just $3.00 each . This poster was a hot item during the Knoxville Nationals which sold out and is the second reorder of this fabulous poster . I have a limited number available for fans . Press Releases10/14
  • Terry McCarl)Terry McCarl and the Country Builders Construction #88 team are preparing for this week’s Trophy Cup at the Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, California. The Altoona, Iowa driver is ready for one of the crown jewels of 360 racing. Last Friday night, he was aboard the Jimmy Davies #99 in MOWA action at the Lincoln Speedway in Illinois. Press Releases10/14

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  • Column)Gordy Killian is on the West Coast for the Trophy Cup this weekend and has his journey in Directory Assistance 10/14
  • Column)Ron Rodda has Cotton Classic notes and Trophy Cup preview in From the Grandstand 10/14
  • Christopher Bell)Twenty-one main event wins on the year is the latest count for 19-year-old Christopher Bell after picking off another POWRi Midget win over the weekend. The victory at Illinois’ Lincoln Speedway highlighted a weekend that included what could have been another win in the Sprint Car portion of the Friday double header and then a sixth-place run in Saturday’s All Star Circuit of Champions season finale at Ohio’s Eldora Speedway. Press Releases10/14
  • Canyon Speedway Park AZ)It’s “welcome back” time for the USAC Southwest Sprint Cars as the series makes its first Canyon Speedway Park appearance in nearly three months at this Saturday night’s Hank Arnold Memorial. Following an open practice session on Wednesday night from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., the USAC Southwest Sprint Cars headline Saturday night’s Hank Arnold Memorial that also includes Micro Sprints, Pure Stocks and Dwarf Cars. Press Releases10/14
  • Short Track Nationals)With the anticipation level climbing as each day clicks off, the pre-entry discount deadline for I-30 Speedway’s 27th Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires is today, October 14. Those entering the prestigious event by the end of the day today, Tuesday, October 14, can save $100 on the entry fee. The entry fee for those entering by the deadline is $150. Those entering after that date will be $250. Entry forms are available at http://www.i-30speedway.com/flyers/stn2014.pdf or by calling 501-455-4567. Press Releases10/14
  • T.J. Michael) 16 year old T,J, Michael of Plano, Tx. will make his World of Outlaws debut at Fremont Speedway this Saturday, piloting his Maxim Chassis Kistler Engines sprint car. We would like to thank all his sponsor for this opportunity. Advanced Cast Stone, Fremont Fence, Fremont Floor Covering, Little Bar on the Prairie, Kears Speed Shop, Shell Shock Helmets, Hinchman Racing Suits, SST Shock Technology, Pro Shocks, Butlerbuilt Seats and Sonny's 10/14
  • Premier Speedway AU)With the first American drivers who will be in attendance at the 2015 Lucas Oil Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic set to be announced very soon, one driver with an impeccable record in the race is looking for a ride. Having previously contested six Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic, predominantly for Victorian car owners Rod Matthews and Colin Bulmer, Altoona Iowa’s “T-Mac” Terry McCarl is yet to miss contesting the Classic final. That’s right six Classic entries for six A-main starts! Press Releases10/14
  • Brian Brown)Brian Brown and the Casey’s General Stores/FVP #21 team find themselves with a week off in anticipation of next week’s Short Track Nationals at the I-30 Speedway near Little Rock, Arkansas. Last weekend, the Grain Valley, Missouri drover checkered second in the Bobby Parker Memorial at the I-80 Speedway near Greenwood, Nebraska. I know you like competing at I-80 Speedway. Press Releases10/14
  • Big Game Motorsports/Danny Lasoski)Big Game Motorsports has joined forces with veteran sprint car driver Danny Lasoski for the remainder of the 2014 season. Lasoski will drive a Big Game Treestands car during the $15,000-to-win Open Wheel Championships at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio, on Oct. 24-25 and at the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series World Finals Nov. 6-8 at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C. Press Releases10/14
  • Mark Burch Motorsports)Mark Burch Motorsports and Danny Lasoski partnered for their third triumph of the season last Saturday. The veteran team took advantage of its experience to maneuver from eighth to win on the rubber-down track at I-80 Speedway during the Nebraska 360 Sprints main event. "With eight classes and all those cars there wasn't much the track could do to preserve the race track," Lasoski said. "When it was time for our feature it was already rubber down in turns three and four and really cleaned off in turns one and two." Press Releases10/14
  • Jack Dover)Jack Dover will make his only trip of the season to Texas this weekend for the 41st annual Winter Nationals. Dover is slated to compete on Friday and Saturday at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour during a premier event he won in 2010. "It's getting bigger each year," he said. "Winning in 2010 was awesome. It's going to be hard to win this weekend, but I know we have a good car and a good motor. I feel like we have a good chance of winning it." Press Releases10/14
  • Travis Rilat)Travis Rilat will make his debut this weekend at one of the premier events on the West Coast. Rilat will return to the cockpit of Richard Saumure's sprint car for the 21st annual Trophy Cup this Thursday through Saturday at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif. It also marks his first time at the unique track. Press Releases10/14
  • Josh Baughman)Josh Baughman's next test comes at a technical track this weekend. Baughman and his Jason Johnson Racing team will head to Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, for the 41st annual Winter Nationals with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour on Friday and Saturday. Press Releases10/14

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  • King of the West)The 2014 King of the West Sprint Car Series, Civil War Sprint Car Series presented by Flowmaster & Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo Championship Awards Banquet will take place on Saturday November 15 at the Biltmore Hotel & Suites in Santa Clara. People are invited to come celebrate the accomplishments for drivers & teams in a fun filled night honoring many of the top competitors in California Sprint Car racing. No host bar at 6:30pm, Dinner will be at 7pm with Awards starting at 8pm. Tickets for the night are $55 per person. RSVP is due by November 5. Contact (831) 662-9466 for tickets Discounted rooms at the Biltmore can be obtained by calling the hotel at 800-925-9925 & letting them know you are with the PMG Group. The Biltmore Hoetl & Suites are located at 2151 Laurelwood Road Santa Clara, CA. 10/14
  • Danny Holtgraver)Danny Holtgraver of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is officially the new pilot of the Tom and Sherry Leidig owned, Phoenix Racing no. 59 ‘410’ sprint car; beginning this Saturday evening, October 18th at the Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio. Holtgraver, who recently parted ways with Rob Hunter and the Hunter Racing ‘10H’ team after their recent trip to Rolling Wheels Raceway Park, is excited to begin his new journey, and is scheduled to compete in three events during the remaining portion of the 2014 racing season, as well as kick-off the 2015 season behind the wheel of the ‘59.’ The familiar Phoenix Racing ‘59’ operation, fueled by Auto Electric of Jupiter, Southern Pacific Farms, Momentum Shocks, Work Room to the Trade, will be led by veteran crew chief Bonzai Bruns. Press Releases10/14
  • Oswego Speedway NY)Oswego Speedway’s 2014 racing season has been checkered flagged for just over a month, but the wheels are already turning toward 2015, with Century 21 Galloway Realty being the first race night partner to renew their event sponsorship for next season. Press Releases10/14
  • EnvSystem)One of the most innovative and durable GoPro mounts on the market is pleased to announce to filming enthusiasts that the prices have been slashed heading towards the holiday season. The Env 2.0, which is compatible with both the GoPro Hero and GoPro Hero 2 has been dropped from it’s regular price of 199.95 to 109.99 effective immediately. Press Releases10/14
  • The Cushion)For the first time in the event’s 21 year history, The Trophy Cup is set for LIVE PPV stream for all three nights of action on TheCushion.Com. Pitting some of the nations top drivers against each other on the Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, CA, The Trophy Cup has morphed into one of the nations premier events, and for the first time ever, the uniqueness of the event will be streamed LIVE, giving fans around the world a chance to watch this event unfold. Press Releases10/14
  • Ian Madsen)Ian Madsen and his KCP Racing team were in action with the MOWA on Friday night, where he had some bad luck, before putting together a nice fifth place run with the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions at the Eldora Speedway on Saturday night. Press Releases10/14
  • Factory Kahne Shocks)James McFadden teamed up with Factory Kahne and Kaeding Performance over the weekend, and it proved to be a good fit, as McFadden picked up the win during the Cotton Classic in what was his first visit to the Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, CA. Piloting the Factory Kahne/Kaeding Performance No. 4 machine, McFadden quickly adapted as he used his FK Zero Gas Shocks to time in fifth fastest. Press Releases10/14
  • Kyler Shaw)Shedding his wings on Saturday night, Kyler Shaw picked up a ninth place finish with the USAC West Coast 360 Series at the Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, CA during the Cotton Classic. “Our night got off to a rough start, but we were able to make good changes all night, and I was able to earn the Hard Charger award,” Kyler Shaw said.Press Releases10/14
  • Murray Bridge Speedway AU)This Saturday night the 410ci Sprintcars will make their official South Australian season debut as thirty of the best Sprintcar drivers in Southern Australia contest the Bill Wigzell Battle of the Bridge at the Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway. Currently the star studded line-up includes four drivers who captured major 410ci Sprintcar Series victories last summer, which will guarantee some high quality and intense racing on the tight quarter mile dirt oval. Press Releases10/14
  • USCS)The United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters fires back into action this coming Saturday night October 18th as headliners of the 14th annual Cotton Boll Cup at Poplar Bluff Speedway in Poplar Bluff Missouri. The USCS sprint car portion of the event will pay $2000 to win and it is possible for one driver to win $2100 by winning the Hoosier Speed Dash and A-feature. The event awards National Championship and USCS Mid South regional series points and pays $350 to last place in the sprint A-Main. USCS 10/14

 

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