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Performance Friction Teams With Lucas Late Model Series

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PFC Brakes Offers "Pole Award" in 2017!  Story By: LONNIE WHEATLY / LUCAS LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: HEATH LAWSON / RACERSGUIDE.COM BATAVIA, OH - March 22, 2017 - Performance Friction - an industry leading manufacturer of brake calipers, rotors, and pads for a variety of braking applications - has expanded their partnership with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series in 2017. The PFC Brakes Pole Award will recognize the driver who starts on the pole of each main event. In addition, the driver who earns the most pole awards throughout the season will receive a cash award…

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World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series to Visit Three States in Three Days

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World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series to Visit Three States in Three Days Whynot Motorsports Park, I-30 Speedway, LoneStar Speedway Story By: Kayla May/WoOLM's Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, N.C. - March 21, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series hits the road this week to close out the month of March. The traveling band of 15 full-time Series drivers, their crews, and seven Series Officials will conquer a 613 mile trek across three states in three days making three stops along the way. Whynot Motorsports Park- March 24 The first stop of the three-day-swing will be…

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Weather Postpones Lucas Late Model Series Events

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This Weekend's Events at Atomic and Brownstown Postponed Story By: LONNIE WHEATLEY / LUCAS LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: HEATH LAWSON / RACERSGUIDE.COM BATAVIA, OH -March 15, 2017 - This weekend's events at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, OH and Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN have been postponed. With the forecast for mixed precipitation and unseasonably cold temperatures at both venues, Speedway and Series officials have agreed to postpone the events. The 3rd Annual Buckeye Spring 50 will now take place on Thursday, April 20th. The event will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and…

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Outlaws Head to the House of Hook

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First Stop in March at Whynot Motorsports Park Story By: KAYLA MAY / WOO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF CONCORD, N.C.-March 14, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series is gearing up to head back out on the road for the first time since the conclusion of DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park at the end of February. The first stop in March will be at Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, Miss. on March 24 and it will be nothing less than an action packed shootout. In the past, when leaving the February jaunt…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Return to Action Next Week

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Lucas Oil Late Models Return to Action Next Week Story By: James Essex/LOLMDS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (March 10, 2017) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will resume competition next week with a visit to Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, OH on Friday, March 17th - followed by Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN on Saturday, March 18th. A strong contingent of local and regional standouts are expected to battle the elite drivers of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series in the 3rd Annual Buckeye Spring 50. In 2016, Jonathan Davenport claimed his second Buckeye Spring 50 victory…

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BRIAN SHUEY SEEKS BRC NASCAR LATE MODEL CHAMPIONSHIP AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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BRIAN SHUEY AGAIN TEAMS WITH CAR OWNER SCOTT LEE AS THEY SEEK BRC NASCAR LATE MODEL CHAMPIONSHIP AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com March 3, 2017 . . . Three time Grandview Speedway BRC Late Model champion Shoemakersville, PA’s Brian Shuey is teaming up, again this year, with long time car owner Scott Lee in search of another NASCAR title to add to his already impressive resume. Lee will be providing two MBH Late Models for Shuey. The team will make a full time effort at Grandview Speedway with the first official NASCAR…

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series 2017 Schedule Update

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World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series 2017 Schedule Update The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Announces Schedule Changes Story By: Kayla May/WoO Late Models Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, N.C. - March 2, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series is making changes to two dates for the 2017 season. The original schedule consisting of 53-features will show a change to the location of the upcoming race in Mississippi and add one more track to the checklist by expanding the Series trek through Illinois in July. The Series will be visiting Whynot Speedway in Meridian,…

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O’Neal Wins the Feature at the DIRTcar Nationals Finale

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Clanton Wins DIRTcar Nationals Championship Story By: BRENDAN CAPERIA / WOO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: PETE MACDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM BARBERVILLE, FL- February 26, 2017- Don O'Neal of Martinsville, Ind., a veteran racer in action since 1988, has been one of the biggest names without a World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series victory. That changed in his 53rd career feature start when O'Neal finally took a coveted trip to Victory Lane during the bookend to the 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park on Saturday night. Heading into the 40-lap Craftsman Club Feature, the buzz was about…

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Clanton Leaves The Competition In The Fog

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Fog a First Time Winner at Volusia Story By: BRENDAN CAPERIA / WOO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: PETE MACDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM BARBERVILLE, FL. - February 25, 2016 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series took the track at Volusia Speedway Park for the first time on night 11 of DIRTcar Nationals. During the 40-lap Craftsman Club Feature fans and drivers in attendance witnessed a thick fog roll in after 10pm that was the concoction of two days of heavy rain followed by a third of sunny blue skies. For the drivers' safety, the feature was called…

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Madden Stays Hot In Volusia Late Model Opener

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Chris Madden Grabs A Gator Story By: COLBY GORIEWICZ / DIRTcar Nationals Media Photo By: JIM DENHAMER /NSSN PHOTO BARBERVILLE, FL- February 20, 2017- On the seventh day of the 46th annual DIRTcar Nationals, 43 Late Models migrated to Volusia Speedway Park to test their luck at the 'World's Fastest Half-Mile'. The season opening swing through Georgia and Florida continues and drivers are hoping to leave the track with a coveted Gator trophy in the passenger seat. Chris Madden began his collection of gators tonight. Madden steadily gained ground on pole sitter and race leader Brian Shirley who had made…

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Madden On A Mission At Screven Winter Freeze VII

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Chris Madden Claims Night Two of Winter Freeze VII for WoO Late Models Story By: BRENDAN CAPERIA / WOO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM SYLVANIA, GA –February 19, 2017-  The second night of Winter Freeze VII had everyone in the crowd sitting on their edge of their seats for all 50-laps of the Craftsman Club Feature. For 45 of the 50-laps tonight for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series event at Screven Motor Speedway, Tyler Erb held on to the lead despite Billy Moyer Jr.’s effort to pass him on multiple restarts. Although…

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Bernheisel Race Chassis Continue Grandview Sponsorship

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LATE MODEL RACERS AT GRANDVIEW BENEFIT FROM BERNHEISEL’S FIFTH YEAR AS SPONSOR Story By: ERNIE SAXTON / GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA - February 19, 2017 . . . Bernheisel Race Chassis will return, for the fifth season, as sponsor of the NASCAR Late Model racing division at Grandview Speedway for the 2017. “We appreciate the opportunity to work with the Rogers family in an attempt to grow and improve the Late Model division,” said BRC president Jim Bernheisel. “Grandview continues to offer a quality racing program and the Late Models are an important…

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Eckert Kicks Off WoO Late Model Season With Screven Victory

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Rick Eckert Opens Curtain on 2017 Season  Story By: BRENDAN CAPERIA / WOO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Sylvania, Ga. – February 18, 2017 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series season opener at Screven Motorsports Complex was stacked with 44 Late Model drivers from around the country, but that didn’t pose a threat to Rick Eckert as he was able to lead all 40-laps of the Feature. All eyes might have been set on Eckert leading the pack during the Feature but there was a lot happening throughout the field. Before the…

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Bloomquist Out Duels Richards For East Bay Victory

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Bloomquist Holds On to Win at East Bay Raceway Park   Story By: JEREMEY SHIELDS / LUCAS LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM TAMPA, FL - February 18, 2017 - Defending Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion Scott Bloomquist held off series newcomer Josh Richards to win the Friday night edition of the 41st Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals - presented by E3 Spark Plugs at East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, FL. It was Bloomquist's eighth career win at the 3/8-mile oval and the 78th of his career in LOLMDS competition. Bloomquist took the lead…

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McCreadie Charges To East Bay Winternationals Checkers

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McCreadie Charges To Thursday Night Wrisco Winternationals Victory  Story By: RICHIE MURRAY / LUCAS LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: MARK RANALLETTA / RACERSGUIDE.COM TAMPA, FL -February 17, 2017 - Tim McCreadie came from the 18th starting spot to win the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned, 41st Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals main event on Thursday Night at East Bay Raceway Park. McCreadie drove the Sweeteners Plus, Pro Power Racing Engines, Longhorn Chassis to the lead around Don O'Neal on lap 24 using the top-side of the race track. He led the rest of the way to earn the victory.…

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Screven Motor Speedway is Familiar Terrain For Two Drivers

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Screven Motor Speedway is Familiar Terrain For Two Drivers Brandon Overton and Shane Clanton Look Forward to Racing in Their Home State Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Heath Lawson & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Concord, N.C. - Feb. 16, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series 2017 season opener at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Ga. is familiar terrain for Georgia natives Shane Clanton and Brandon Overton. The track is nearly a stone's throw away from the drivers' hometowns when considering the number of fans who traveled from 42 states last year to see the first green flag of the…

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Richards Rockets To Wrisco Winternationals Score

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Richards Takes Tuesday's Wrisco Industries Winternationals Victory Story By: JEREMEY SHIELDS / LUCAS LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: PAUL ARCH / RACERSGUIDE.COM TAMPA, FL - February 15, 2017 - Josh Richards took the lead from Davey Johnson on lap five of the 25-lap main event on Tuesday night at East Bay Raceway Park during the 41st Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals - presented by E3 Spark Plugs. Richards had to fight off fellow West Virginia driver, Tim Dohm for his seventh career win at "The Clay by the Bay." Richards, in the Best Performance Motorsports, Rocket Chassis, Dargie-powered entry earned…

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Last Chance Showdown Returns for Show-Me 100

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Non-Qualifiers Race Back At Show-Me 100 Story By: LUCAS OIL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: MIKE CAMPBELL / THESPORTSWIRE.NET WHEATLAND, Mo. –February 15, 2017-  For the fifth straight year, the Midwest Sheet Metal Challenge will provide drivers one last chance to earn a spot in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtecttheHarvest.com at Lucas Oil Speedway. The winner of the non-qualifiers race can take the $2,500 check – or forfeit it to start shotgun in the 100-lap feature where first prize is $30,000. Midwest Sheet Metal owner Chris Davis said he’s proud of the way the…

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Sheppard Continues Opening Night Performance

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Sheppard Takes Opening Night at Wrisco Industries Winternationals Story By: JEREMEY SHIELDS / LUCAS LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: PAUL ARCH / RACERSGUIDE.COM TAMPA, FL -February 14, 2017- Defending Dirt Track World Champion, Brandon Sheppard picked up his first career East Bay Raceway Park victory on Monday night during the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned Wrisco Industries Winternationals - Presented by E3 Spark Plugs. Sheppard - who started fourth on the grid - drove the Mark Richards Racing, Valvoline, Rocket Chassis' House Car to the win after taking the lead on the fifth lap. Trailing Sheppard across the finish…

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‘Kid Rocket’ Scores Super Bowl Finale at Golden Isles

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Richards Grabs Rhino Ag Super Bowl of Racing Finale  Story By: JEREMEY SHIELDS / LUCAS LM SERIES MEDIA Photos By: HEATH LAWSON / LUCAS LM SERIES PHOTO WAYNESVILLE, GA -February 12, 2017  - In his first career-season competing full-time on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Josh Richards won Saturday Night's Rhino Ag Super Bowl of Racing presented by General Tire finale at Golden Isles Speedway. Richards took the lead on lap three and never looked back. The victory marks his 13th career LOLMDS victory, and his first win after having joined the Best Performance Motorsports Team last November.…

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Overton Grabs First Career Lucas Oil Victory at Golden Isles

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Kicks Off  2017 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Season With First Career Victory Story By: JEREMEY SHIELDS / LUCAS LM SERIES MEDIA Photos By: HEATH LAWSON/ LUCAS LM SERIES PHOTO WAYNESVILLE, GA -February 11, 2017-  The Rhino Ag Super Bowl of Racing - Presented by General Tire kicked off the 2017 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season on Friday night at Golden Isles Speedway. When race leader Billy Moyer Jr. left the main event with 13 laps to go, Overton inherited the top spot and went on to win his first career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series…

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WOO Late Model Series Ready To Get Back In Action

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WoO Late Models Winter Freeze VII Will Set Stage for 2017 Story By: BRENDAN CAPERIA / WOO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, NC – February 10, 2017- The World of Outlaw Craftsman® Late Model Series off-season will officially come to a close on February 17-18 as a new season unfolds in Sylvania, Ga. at Screven Motor Speedway for Winter Freeze VII. For the past three months drivers and crews have been preparing for the moment when the green flag drops in Georgia. The off-season allows for change and a chance to regroup and recharge before…

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East Bay Raceway Park Hosts 41st Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals

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East Bay Raceway Park Hosts 41st Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals Story By: LOLMDS Media Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com   BATAVIA, OHIO (February 6, 2017) - For over 40 years, East Bay Raceway Park has been accustomed to some of the most exciting events in dirt late model racing. In 2017, the tradition continues with the 41st Annual Wrisco Industries Winternationals - Presented by E3 Spark Plugs.   The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will invade the 1/3-mile bullring onSunday, February 12th for an Open Practice session from 6:00pm - 9:00pm - followed by six straight nights of racing action.…

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Wrisco Ups the Ante with Speedweeks Championship Chase

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Ups the Ante with Speedweeks Championship Chase! Story By: JEREMY SHIELDS / LUCAS LM SERIES MEDIA Photos By: PETE MACDONALD / RACERSGUIDE.COM BATAVIA, OHIO-February 3, 2017- Wrisco Industries - the title sponsor of the East Bay Wrisco Industries Winternationals - will present the 2017 Wrisco Industries Speedweeks Championship Chase. The Wrisco Industries Speedweeks Championship Chase will begin with a doubleheader at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, GA - followed by six straight nights of racing at East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, FL - before concluding at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, FL. The bonus program will offer the top…

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Bad Boy Mowers Continues Partnership with Lucas Oil Late Model Series

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Bad Boy Mowers Continues Partnership with Lucas Oil Late Model Series Story By: LOLMDS Media - Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OH (February 2, 2017) - Bad Boy Mowers is pleased to announce that it will continue an extensive partnership with Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, signaling a commitment by the rapidly growing empire to a passion shared by millions of fans across the country. Bad Boy Mowers will be known as the "Official Mower of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series" throughout 2018. "Bad Boy Country looks bigger and brighter than ever before - we're excited to…

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Golden Isles Speedway Ready For Super Bowl Kick Off

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Rhino AG Super Bowl of Racing Kicks Off 2017 Season! Press Release By: TRAVIS BRANCH /UCAS LM SERIES MEDIA Photos By: HEATH LAWSON / RACERSUIDE.COM BATAVIA, OHIO - January  28, 2017 - The highly anticipated 2017 season for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will kick off with the Rhino AG Super Bowl of Racing - Presented by General Tire Thursday, February 9th through Saturday, February 11th at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, GA. The Super Bowl of Racing will get underway on Thursday, February 9th with an open practice for all competing divisions. The Lucas Oil Late Model…

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Sheppard Strikes First At Bubba’s Winter Nationals

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It’s All Brandon Sheppard In Bubba Opener Race Report By: BUBBA RACEWAY PARK MEDIA Photos By: TRACE.COM OCALA, Fla. —January 27, 2017- Brandon Sheppard got his Bubba Army Winter Nationals weekend started in great fashion by picking up the victory on night one at Bubba Raceway Park. Sheppard piloted the No.17 Sallack Well Service-sponsored Rocket Chassis to a 1.256-second victory over second-place finisher Kyle Bronson. Jamie Perry crossed the stripe in third, ahead of Hall of Famer Ronnie Johnson in the CVR Race Cars house car and Mike Pegher Jr. Sheppard led the race wire to wire, as he was able…

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Dates For Second Gateway Dirt Nationals Set

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The Gateway Dirt Nationals Will Now Feature a $30,000-to-Win Finale for Dirt Late Models in 2017. Press Release & Photos By: GATEWAY DIRT NATIONALS MEDIA ST LOUIS, Mo. —January 27, 2017- The second running of the Gateway Dirt Nationals will return to The Dome at America’s Center on Dec. 14-16. The event, which featured late models and open-wheel modifieds on a fifth-mile temporary track inside The Tome at America’s Center, debuted in December of 2016. Shannon Babb was the preliminary winner for the late models while Scott Bloomquist pocketed $20,000 for winning the finale. The event will have a variety of…

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Georgetown Speedway Crate Late Models To Run Under RUSH Sanctioning For 2017

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Georgetown Speedway Crate Late Models To Run Under RUSH Sanctioning For 2017 Story & Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Georgetown Speedway promoter Brett Deyo confirmed to us by phone today that for its three Crate Late Model events in 2017, Georgetown Speedway would be run under the RUSH sanctioning body. This will allow competitors that compete at nearby Potomac and Winchester Speedways to earn RUSH points at the Southern Delaware facility, which will host Crate Late Model races on Thursday May 11th, Sunday July 2nd and during the Mid-Atlantic Championship weekend on October 28th. RUSH which takes a drivers best finishes…

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DIRTcar Nationals Jump Start 2017 Campaign

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Jumping the Gun: DIRTcar Nationals Will Lay Foundation for 2017 Season Story By: BRENDAN CAPERIA / DIRTcar NATIONALS MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF CONCORD, NC –January 26, 2017-  This time next month a new season will be underway for the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series. For the third year in a row the series will kick off at Screven Motorsports Complex on February 17-18 before the real madness begins at the 46th annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. Coming off of a three-month break from the series, the first two weeks of racing is one of the…

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Wrisco Industries Extends Partnership with Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Heading South For Season Kick-Off Press Release By: TRAVIS BRANCH / LUCAS LM SERIES MEDIA Photos By: MIKE CAMPBELL / RACERSGUIDE.COM BATAVIA, OHIO -January 25, 2016 - Wrisco Industries - a leading manufacturer of high quality aluminum, architectural, steel and building products for over 100 years - will continue their partnership with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series throughout 2019. As the undisputed champion aluminum sheet supplier to the racing industry leader, Wrisco carries more than 40 winning racing finishes, such as painted, anodized, mill finish and aluminum diamond tread bright in a wide range of sizes…

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Route 35 Challenge Back At Pennsylvania Tracks

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Moon Shine Camo Late Model Challenge Series Returns in 2017 Press Release By: STEVE INCH / SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM SELINSGROVE, Pa. –January 16, 2017- Selinsgrove and Port Royal Speedway officials recently announced the popular Moon Shine Camo Route 35 Late Model Challenge Series will return in 2017. The second season for the six-race series will again feature three events at each track to determine the overall series champion. The super late models will be at one track or the other on the selected challenge series dates. Port Royal will kick off the competition April 29…

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Pierce Takes Shootout Round Four Checkers

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Pierce Back on Top in Wild West Shootout Round Four! Story By: LONNIE WHEATLEY /WILD WEST SHOOTOUT MEDIA Photos By: MIKE RUEFER PHOTO SAN TAN VALLEY, AZ –January 14, 2017-  Friday the Thirteenth did little to scare Bobby Pierce as he made a quick return to victory lane at Arizona Speedway to capture his third Super Late Model triumph through four round of 11th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts competition. And Pierce wasn’t the only driver to make it three wins in four tries, as Ricky Thornton, Jr., matched his pace in the USRA…

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World of Outlaws Late Models Gearing Up For 2017 Season

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Most Wanted 2017 Unraveled and Unfiltered Story By: KAYLA  MAY / WOO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, N.C. - January 13, 2017 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series gains a few new bruisers and everyone is gearing up for the season's first shootout in 2017. The drivers and their crews will travel across familiar and unfamiliar terrain in hopes of keeping the title of the fastest guys around. The first real test for the traveling band will be a double header at Screven Motorsports Complex and DIRTcar Nationals in February. With…

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2017: A “Super” Year To Race A Super Late Model At Georgetown Speedway

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2017: A “Super” Year To Race A Super Late Model At Georgetown Speedway; Special Events Planned Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway - Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – 2017 will be a “super” year to be a Super Late Model racer at Georgetown Speedway. Super Late Model competitors will have the opportunity to compete in four high-paying events at the historic half-mile oval throughout the year. Again in 2017, speedway promoter Brett Deyo has established a special-events schedule beginning in March and running through late-October. The Super Late Models will play a key role in the ’17 agenda. “We…

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Bobby Pierce Goes Back To Back In Arizona

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Scores Second Straight Wild West Shootout Victory Story By: LONNIE WHEATLEY / WILD WEST SHOOTOUT MEDIA Photos By: MIKE RUEFER / WILD WEST SHOOTOUT PHOTO QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. —January 9, 2017-  Bobby Pierce picked off his second win in as many rounds of 11th annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts action by racing to victory lane in Sunday night’s 30-lap dirt late model feature at the Arizona Speedway. After wiring the field in Saturday night’s opener, Pierce had to work for Sunday’s $5,000 score, taking command on a lap-15 restart and leading the rest of…

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Pierce Shoots Down The Field on Opening Night in Arizona

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Pierce Owns Wild West Shootout Opener Story By: LONNIE WHEATLEY / WILD WEST SHOOTOUT MEDIA Photos By: MIKE RUEFER / WILD WEST SHOOTOUT PHOTO SAN TAN VALLEY, AZ – January 8, 2017-Bobby Pierce made the most of his first career Arizona start by racing to victory lane in Saturday night’s opening leg of the 11th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts atop the 1/3-mile Arizona Speedway near Phoenix. The “Smooth Operator” from Oakwood, IL, gunned into the lead at the outset of the Black Diamond/Club 29 Super Late Models presented by M&W Transport main event…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Series Return To Mansfield Motor Speedway

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Revitalized Mansfield (OH) Motor Speedway Added to 2017 Slate Press  Release By: RICHIE MURRAY / LUCAS LM SERIES MEDIA Photos By: MIKE CAMPBELL / RACERSGUIDE.COM BATAVIA, OHIO -January 8, 2017 - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series has expanded an already aggressive 2017 slate. The captivating stars of the nation's premier dirt late model tour will invade Mansfield Motor Speedway on July 2nd for a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win event, dubbed - The Freedom 50. The deep, rich and long history of racing in Mansfield, Ohio dates back to 1959, when the original track - Mansfield Raceway - first opened as…

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SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY OFFICIALS FINALIZING 2017 SCHEDULE

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ALL STAR SPRINT CARS & WORLD OF OUTLAWS LATE MODELS TO RETURN Story By: STEVE INCH / SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO /RACERSGUIDE.COM SELINSGROVE, PA –December 28, 2016- Selinsgrove Speedway officials are finalizing the 2017 schedule of events and expect to release next season’s full slate shortly after January 1. The 360 sprint cars, super late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners will return for most of the weekly Saturday night racing programs. Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will sanction the Jim Nace Memorial 35th Annual National Open for 410 sprint cars Saturday, Sept. 16. The…

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Scott Bloomquist Does It In The Dome To Bank $20,000 Indoor Racing Prize

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Scott Bloomquist Banked $20,000 for Winning Saturday's Inaugural Gateway Dirt Nationals Story By: GATEWAY DIRT NATIONALS MEDIA Photos By: RICK NEFF / DTD ST. LOUIS  MO.- December 18, 2016-Scott Bloomquist did it in the Dome Saturday night. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series champion started on the pole and turned in a dominant performance to bank the $20,000 top prize in the inaugural Gateway Dirt Nationals inside the Dome at America’s Center. Seven caution flags slowed the pace on the tight indoor dirt track, but Bloomquist was up to the challenge on restart after restart to hold back Don…

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Racing Son’s Follow Their Father’s Footsteps

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LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON; NEVER AS TRUE AS THROUGHOUT THE SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL SERIES Story By: DOUG KENNEDY / RUSH LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO FILES Pulaski, PA.- December 18, 2016- No sport can lay claim to having more relatives, whether it be brother to brother, father to son, uncle to nephew, or any other relationship than what is seen throughout the world of auto racing. On a national level, you have the Unsers, the Andrettis, the Earnhardts, the Pettys, and the Rahals; just to name a few.  Can we say it's nepotism at its finest.…

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Go Nuclear Late Models Series Gears Up For 2017 Season

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Changes Coming to Go Nuclear in 2017; $1,000 Loyalty Bonus Offered Story By: GO NUCLEAR SERIES MEDIA Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.CCOM Auburn NY.-December 9, 2016-After two years under the leadership of Series Director Emeritus Greg Belyea, the 2017 Go Nuclear Late Model Series campaign will see series founder Shayne Tenace back at the helm. With the change in leadership, additional changes have been announced to the points fund and “loyalty” programs. “For the last five years, the series has placed an emphasis on rewarding those teams that have provided continued support. First, we started with our loyalty drawings,…

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WoO LM Series 2017 Schedule Announced

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The Series Is Scheduled To Visit 21 States And One Province Next Season Story By: KAYLA MAY / WOO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, NC -  December 8, 2016- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series is set to embark on another journey across the nation and into Canada, challenging the best drivers at their home tracks. For the 2017 season, the series will return to some of the drivers' favorite tracks, where they will try to steal the biggest purses of the year. The series kicks off the 2017 campaign at Screven Motorsports Park…

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Richards Ready For Lucas Oil Late Model Series Campaign

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Richards to Compete Full-Time in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Story By: JIMMY SEGAR / BEST PERFORMANCE MOTORSPORTS MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM ST. MARYS, OH – December 7, 2016-Four-Time World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Champion Josh Richards who joined forces with Best Performance Motorsports last month, announced today that he will run full-time in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the 2017 season. Though Richards has chased championships under the World of Outlaws banner for his entire career, the 28-year-old driver has 12 Lucas Oil Series wins to his credit, six of…

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POTOMAC & WINCHESTER SPEEDWAYS RENEW AS SWEENEY RUSH SANCTIONED LATE MODEL WEEKLY TRACKS

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WINCHESTER TO KICKOFF 2017 TOURING SEASON WITH $2000 TO-WIN "MARQUEE" EVENT Story By: MIKE LEONE / RUSH RACING SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Pulaski, PA - December 6, 2016- After three years of continued growth, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series is proud to announce that both Potomac and Winchester Speedways will renew as weekly-sanctioned speedways for the upcoming 2017 seasons.  Potomac features Friday night racing in Budds Creek, Maryland, while Virginia's Winchester hosts Saturday night racing.  Winchester is slated to kickoff the 2017 Sweeney Touring Series season with a $2,000 to-win "Marquee"…

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Team Dillon Racing Shuts Down Late Model Team

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But Shane McDowell Racing Will Take Its Place On The Dirt Late Model Scene. Story By: BEN SHELTON / MCDOWELL RACING MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM WELCOME, N.C. –December 5, 2016- Team Dillon Racing owner Mike Dillon has decided to cease operations of the dirt late model team at the end of December. Dillon said he made the decision in order to focus on advancing the careers of his two sons, Ty and Austin Dillon. “It was a really hard decision to end our tenure with the dirt program,” said Dillon. “Shane (McDowell) and Dale (McDowell) have been like…

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Tim McCreadie To Pilot Longhorn House Car

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Tim McCreadie Will Drive a Longhorn Chassis House Car Next Year in The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Story By: TRAVIS BRANCH / LUCAS LM SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM TRINITY, N.C. – December 5, 2016- Tim McCreadie will partner with Longhorn Chassis next year to pilot a house car for the chassis manufacturer operated by former NASCAR premier series champion Bobby Labonte. McCreadie will continue to be sponsored by longtime partner Sweeteners Plus and the team will pursue the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series championship next year. “It’s no secret that there is a…

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United Dirt Late Model Specs. For 2017 Season

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FAQs and Revision to New Unified Dirt Late Model Specs Story By: CHRISTINA CORDOVA / WRG MEDIA Photos By: THESPORTSWIRE.NET / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, N.C., - November 24, 2016-  As the new Unified Dirt Late Model specs released on November 9 have been reviewed by the industry, questions - as with any change - have been presented. To help answer some of the preliminary questions and usher in refinements and adjustments to the rule package, DIRTcar Racing has released the below addendum and "Frequently Asked Questions" (FAQs) document. DIRTcar Racing will officially adopt the Unified Dirt Late Model Council's technical and…

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It’s Brandon Sheppard In Rocket No. 1

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Brandon Sheppard Will Step Into The No. 1 Rocket Late Model Next Season, Swapping Rides With WoO LMS Champion Josh Richards Story By: MARK RICHARDS RACING MEDIA Photos By: HEATH LAWSON / RACERSGUIDE.COM SHINNSTON, W. Va. — November 22, 2016- Two-time Dirt Track World Championship winner Brandon Sheppard has been hired to drive the Valvoline/Seubert Calf Ranches No. 1 Rocket chassis house car next season. Sheppard is essentially swapping rides with four-time World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series champion Josh Richards, who announced last week that he was taking Sheppard’s seat in the Best Performance No. b5 dirt late…

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Josh Richards Heading to Best Performance Motorsports Team

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Josh Richards Will Drive For Best Performance Motorsports fOR 2017 Season. Story By: JOSH RICHARDS RACING MEDIA Photos By:DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM SHINNSTON, W.Va. –November 18, 2016- Reigning World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series champion Josh Richards will drive for Best Performance Motorsports next year. Richards, who in years past has driven the No. 1 Rocket house car for his father Mark Richards that was based Northern, W.Va., will instead drive for Best Performance Motorsports out of their shop in St. Marys, Ohio. Brandon Sheppard drove the Best Performance Motorsports No. B5 car this season with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt…

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