Dirt Late Models

Eckert Relishes Return To Victory Lane On World of Outlaws Late Model Series

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CONCORD, N.C. - May 13, 2015 - Rick Eckert experienced a welcomed change on Saturday afternoon at Smoky Mountain Speedway. Instead of constantly hearing about his prolonged absence from victory lane on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series as had become all too normal for the 2011 WoO LMS champion, Eckert was enjoying words of congratulations and support from passersby who stopped by his pit area as he and his team prepared for the night's WoO LMS event. "It's hard on you when you go as long as I did and you go a whole season without winning one,"…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Ready for Spring Shootout at Oshkosh and LaSalle

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Ready for Spring Shootout at Oshkosh and LaSalle WAYCROSS, GA (May 11th, 2015) The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series resumes competition with their inaugural visit to Oshkosh Speedzone Raceway in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on Friday, May 15th. The series' first-ever event, in the state of Wisconsin, kicks off with a double-header weekend for the Lucas Oil "Spring Shootout," at LaSalle Speedway, in LaSalle, Illinois, on Saturday, May 16th. A strong contingent of local and regional drivers will battle it out with the nation's top dirt late model talents for over $80,000 in total prize…

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Virginia Motor Speedway to host the 38th Annual TireX USA 100 This Saturday May 16th

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Virginia Motor Speedway to host the 38th Annual TireX USA 100 This Saturday May 16th Jamaica, VA – Will there be a repeat winner this year in the 38th Annual TireX USA 100 at Virginia Motor Speedway? This Saturday May 16th we will find out when the stars and cars of the Ultimate Super Late Model Series return to battle for the $10,000 top prize. In the nine year history of the event has being held at the ½ mile speed plant in Jamaica, VA there has yet to be a repeat winner; a testament to the competition in the…

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DIRT CAPITOL TAKING MAY IN STRIDE WITH VARIOUS UPCOMING EVENTS

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DIRT CAPITOL TAKING MAY IN STRIDE WITH VARIOUS UPCOMING EVENTS HAGERSTOWN, MD – April was a productive month at the Hagerstown Speedway/Dirt Capitol but the fan awaited event, the Schetrompf Memorial with the Lucas Oil Dirt Late Models took the hit from Mother Nature. May arrived with the Mother’s Day Special as Gary Stuhler, Scott Palmer, Mike Corbin and Gary Proctor all produced repeat wins. Moving along to more events, Dirt Capitol will host the Test & Tune this Wednesday, the 13th with any cars from any track welcome from 7 until 9 p.m. General Admission is free. This Saturday,…

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Bloomquist Cruises To Convincing Victory In Smoky Mountain Speedway’s Mountain Outlaw 50 Presented by NAPA

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Bloomquist Cruises To Convincing Victory In Smoky Mountain Speedway’s Mountain Outlaw 50 Presented by NAPA Former World of Outlaws Late Model Series Champion Leads All 50 Laps to Claim Second Series Victory of 2015 MARYVILLE, Tenn. - May 9, 2015 - Scott Bloomquist made winning Saturday night's Mountain Outlaw 50 Presented by NAPA look easy, but there was so much more that went into his dominating performance than the 50 flawless laps he ran around Smoky Mountain Speedway. After struggling to get his self-designed Sweet-Bloomquist car to perform to his liking for most of the season, Bloomquist, 51, of Mooresburg,…

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Buck Roadcap Wires Field for First Late Model Win at Virginia Motor Speedway; Quad Scores Third Win in a Row while Thompson, Jamerson and Givens Grab First Victories

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Buck Roadcap Wires Field for First Late Model Win at Virginia Motor Speedway; Quad Scores Third Win in a Row while Thompson, Jamerson and Givens Grab First Victories Jamaica, VA – All eyes were on defending champion Justin Williams of Concord, VA to see if he could come from his sixth place starting position and win for the second time in a row but Buck Roadcap of Waynesboro, VA had other thoughts. Roadcap survived a three wide battle with Billy Tucker and David Williams to take the lead, one he would not relinquish. Roadcap would fend off the challenges of…

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Eckert Ends World of Outlaws Late Model Series Winless Streak With Victory In Ponderosa Speedway’s First-Ever Series Event

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Eckert Ends World of Outlaws Late Model Series Winless Streak With Victory In Ponderosa Speedway’s First-Ever Series Event Former Series Champion Tops Clanton & Frank in Friday's A-Main to Earn First WoO LMS Victory in Nearly Two Years JUNCTION CITY, Ky. - May 8, 2015 - It took a visit to a track he had never even seen before for Rick Eckert to finally return to World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory lane. Racing in front of a record crowd at Ponderosa Speedway in the track's first-ever WoO LMS event, Eckert of York, Pa., overtook race-long leader Darrell Lanigan…

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Weaver Carries Perfect 2015 Record Into Smoky Mountain Speedway’s Mountain Outlaw 50 Presented By NAPA On Saturday

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Weaver Carries Perfect 2015 Record Into Smoky Mountain Speedway’s Mountain Outlaw 50 Presented By NAPA On Saturday Veteran Tennessee Racer Hopes to Add Breakthrough World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory to Incredible Early-Season Win Streak MARYVILLE, Tenn. - May 7, 2015 - Perfection will be on the line Saturday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway. After starting the season with eight victories in eight races, veteran regional racer Randy Weaver, 45, of Crossville, Tenn., will attempt to add a national touring victory to his remarkable early-season win streak when the World of Outlaws Late Model Series visits Smoky Mountain for…

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Linville Aims For Upset Victory At Ponderosa Speedway’s First-Ever World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event

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Linville Aims For Upset Victory At Ponderosa Speedway’s First-Ever World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event Regional Standout Hopes to Continue Streak of Home-Track Success in Friday Night's $10,000-to-win WoO LMS Program JUNCTION CITY, Ky. - May 5, 2015 - Over the past four years, Dustin Linville has padded his resume with weekly race wins and special event triumphs at Ponderosa Speedway. On Friday night, the Bryantsville, Ky., racer will attempt to add a national touring victory to his Ponderosa tally when the World of Outlaws Late Model Series makes its first-ever visit to the Central Kentucky track. Linville will…

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Justin Williams Takes Late Model Victory at Virginia Motor Speedway; Bare, Quade, Adkins and Hutchens also Grab Victories

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Justin Williams Takes Late Model Victory at Virginia Motor Speedway; Bare, Quade, Adkins and Hutchens also Grab Victories Jamaica, VA – In front of a packed house on Truckin Thunder Scout night at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway Justin Williams of Concord, VA and Billy Tucker of King George, VA put on a show for the ages as the two battled for 23 laps before Williams finally took the lead on lap 24 and go on to the victory. Normally a high side, cushion riding driver, Williams had to use the inside groove to finally get past Tucker for the…

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Feger Fends Off O’Neal for Second Straight Lucas Oil Win at Paducah

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Feger Fends Off O'Neal for Second Straight Lucas Oil Win at Paducah FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PADUCAH, KY (May 2, 2015) - Jason Feger had to fight off three other drivers to win the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event on Saturday Night at Paducah International Raceway. Feger's win duplicated his victory from a year ago in the "Spring Showdown." Defending LOLMDS Champion, Don O'Neal finished a close second followed by Jimmy Owens, Bobby Pierce, and Scott Bloomquist. "Man I don't know what to say," said Feger. "I just drove it as hard as I could. I knew Davenport couldn't…

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Ferguson Leads All The Way At Fayetteville Motor Speedway To Sweep World of Outlaws Late Model Series North Carolina Doubleheader

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. - May 2, 2015 - It didn't take Chris Ferguson long to prove his first career World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory was no fluke. One night after scoring a breakthrough WoO LMS triumph at Friendship Motor Speedway, Ferguson, 25, of Mount Holly, N.C., led every lap of Saturday's Tar Heel 100 main event at Fayetteville Motor Speedway to complete a sweep of the weekend's WoO LMS North Carolina doubleheader. Much like he did Friday at Friendship in Elkin, N.C., Ferguson dominated the entire program at Fayetteville, setting fast time in qualifying, running unchallenged in his heat…

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Ferguson Claims First Career World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory With Dominating Performance At Friendship Motor Speedway

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Ferguson Claims First Career World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory With Dominating Performance At Friendship Motor Speedway North Carolina Standout Leads Every Lap of Friday's Inaugural Blue Ridge Bash to Earn Career-High $10,550 Payday ELKIN, N.C. - May 1, 2015 - Chris Ferguson finally has a World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory on his resume. Avoiding the bad luck that has plagued him in a number of past events, Ferguson, 25, of Mount Holly, N.C., led every lap of Friday night's Blue Ridge Bash to earn a career-high $10,550 for his first career WoO LMS victory in the…

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Jimmy Owens Wins St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100 at Macon Speedway

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Jimmy Owens Wins St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100 at Macon Speedway MACON, IL (April 30, 2015) Jimmy Owens scored his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season on Thursday Night at Macon Speedway. Owens inherited the lead when race-long front-runners Bobby Pierce and Billy Moyer pitted to change flat tires. Owens then led the rest of the way to win the St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100. Trailing Owens to the finish line were Jason Feger, Devon Moran, Shannon Babb, and Ryan Unzicker. "It feels great to get the first Lucas Oil Series win for Bryan Rowland. We learned…

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G.R. Smith Takes Another Shot At World of Outlaws Late Model Series Breakthrough During Upcoming North Carolina Doubleheader

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G.R. Smith Takes Another Shot At World of Outlaws Late Model Series Breakthrough During Upcoming North Carolina Doubleheader After Falling Just Short of Career-Best Victory in 2014, New Jersey Transplant Rides Confidence into Weekend Events at Friendship & Fayetteville CONCORD, N.C. - April 28, 2015 - G.R. Smith has waited a year for the upcoming World of Outlaws Late Model Series doubleheader weekend in North Carolina. After falling just short of what would have been the biggest victory of his career in last year's WoO LMS event at Fayetteville (N.C.) Motor Speedway, Smith, a New Jersey native who now calls…

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Virginia Motor Speedway to host Truckin Thunder Scout Night Saturday May 2

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Virginia Motor Speedway to host Truckin Thunder Scout Night Saturday May 2 Jamaica, VA – Virginia Motor Speedway will return to racing this Saturday May 2nd to host Truckin Thunder Scout Night. The night will feature the Aaron’s Pro Late Model and Budweiser Modified divisions in the "Twin Race" format. The night will also feature the 4th Annual Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby. Gates will open at 3pm for registration with the Dirtwood National Pinewood Derby starting at 4pm. Competitor gates for Saturday May 2nd will open at 3pm with spectator gates opening at 5pm. On track activities will begin at…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series – May Midwest Tripleheader

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series - May Midwest Tripleheader WAYCROSS, GA (April 27, 2015) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will kick off the month of May with a highly anticipated Midwest tripleheader. The three-race swing will see the nation's top dirt late model drivers and regional stand-outs battle it out for over $130,000 in total prize money. The LOLMDS returns to Macon Speedway in Macon, Illinois on Thursday night, April 30th, for the 2nd Annual St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100. This complete show includes: Hot Laps, Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and the $12,000 to…

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Grandview Speedway : Results

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COMING EVENTS: SATURDAY, May 2, 7:30 p.m. (Please note starting time change which will be in place until the September 12 Freedom 76) Ingersoll Rand Night featuring NASCAR 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman. Each division feature winner will earn a $600 Ingersoll Rand tool prize pack. Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. Adult admission is $15 while youngsters 11 and under are admitted FREE. Saturday, May 9, 7:30 p.m. Whelen Engineering Night featuring NASCAR 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman plus Blast From the Past Vintage Racers. Effective May 2nd each Saturday night has spectator gates opening…

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4th Annual Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby and Scout Night Saturday May 2nd at Virginia Motor Speedway

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4th Annual Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby and Scout Night Saturday May 2nd at Virginia Motor Speedway Jamaica, VA – If you have ever been involved in a pinewood derby you know how exciting it is not only for the kids but for the adults. Saturday May 2nd Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway will bring that excitement and fun to the speedway as it hosts the 4th Annual Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby as part of Truckin Thunder Scout Night. “We are extremely excited to once again host this event and to help raise money and awareness for ChildHelp. We have to…

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GEICO East Bay WinterNationals – Presented by E3 Spark Plugs On MAVTV Thursday

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WAYCROSS, GA (April 22, 2015) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series finale from East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, FL, (which was held on Saturday, February 14th) will air twice on the MAVTV network this Thursday, April 23rd at 6PM and 9PM (EDT). The 39th Annual East Bay Winternationals event was filmed by the award winning Lucas Oil Studios, a division of Lucas Oil Products, Inc. Filmed in front of a packed house, this event drew a talented field of drivers from all over the country to compete in the season opening weekend.  This broadcast will include driver…

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Ingeroll Rand Announces Price Program for Fans and Racers at Grandview

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Saturday, April 25, 7 p.m. NASCAR 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman. Full series of qualifying races leading up to feature races in each division. Adult admission $15, Youngsters 11 and under are admitted free. SATURDAY, May 2, 7:30 p.m. (Please note starting time change which will be in place until the September 12Freedom 76) Ingersoll Rand Night featuring NASCAR 358 Modifieds, BRC Late Models and Sportsman. Each division feature winner will earn a $600 Ingersoll Rand tool prize pack. Spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m.Adult admission is $15 while youngsters 11 and under are admitted FREE. Saturday, May…

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World of Outlaws Late Model Series News & Notes: Reviewing Farmer City’s Douglas Ram Trucks Illini 100

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CONCORD, N.C. - April 22, 2015 - Shane Clanton isn't invincible on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series this season after all. After starting his WoO LMS campaign with eight consecutive top-five finishes and four victories, Clanton, 39, of Zebulon, Ga., experienced the first setback in the chase for his first series championship with a 23rd-place finish in Friday's opening round of Farmer City Raceway's Douglas Ram Trucks Illini 100 weekend. Clanton rebounded with a fifth-place finish in Saturday's 75-lap Illini 100 finale - a $15,000-to-win event won by Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill. - but he left…

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Warner Heating Up as DIRTcar Northeast Sportsman Modified Series Kicks Off 2015 Tour Saturday at Fulton Speedway

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WEEDSPORT, N.Y. - April 20, 2015 - Rocky Warner of Gloversville, N.Y., served notice over the weekend he will be a force to be reckoned with when the 2015 DIRTcar Northeast Sportsman Modified Series gets underway on Saturday at Fulton Speedway as part of the Super DIRTcar Series Highbank Holdup event. Warner, the 2014 Fonda Speedway and Glen Ridge Motorsports Park Sportsman champion also known as The Flying Squirrel, landed in victory lane three nights running at Albany-Saratoga, Fonda and Utica-Rome Speedway in the lead-up to the first of 13 DIRTcar Northeast Sportsman Modified Series point races. "The crate sportsman…

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Sheppard Outduels Lanigan & Babb At Farmer City, Scores $15,050 Victory In Douglas Ram Trucks Illini 100 Finale

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Sheppard Outduels Lanigan & Babb At Farmer City, Scores $15,050 Victory In Douglas Ram Trucks Illini 100 Finale Illinois Standout Becomes Second Home-State Driver To Win Farmer City's Prestigious World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event FARMER CITY, Ill. - April 18, 2015 - Brandon Sheppard put his experience at Farmer City Raceway to good use Saturday night, mastering the quarter-mile oval to score a $15,050 victory in the Douglas Ram Trucks Illini 100 finale. Sheppard, the 22-year-old New Berlin, Ill., driver who cut his teeth at Farmer City and other central Illinois bullrings, advanced from his 12th starting spot…

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Heckenast Hopes To Thrill Home-State Fans During Farmer City Raceway’s Douglas Dodge Ram Trucks Illini 100

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Heckenast Hopes To Thrill Home-State Fans During Farmer City Raceway’s Douglas Dodge Ram Trucks Illini 100   Reigning WoO LMS Rookie of the Year Enters This Weekend's Blockbuster Doubleheader Riding Confidence From First Series Victory FARMER CITY, Ill. - April 14, 2015 - One year ago, Frank Heckenast Jr. of Frankfort, Ill., entered Farmer City Raceway's Douglas Dodge Ram Trucks Illini 100 simply hoping to make the main event and gain some momentum toward his rookie World of Outlaws Late Model Series season. This weekend - with both the 2014 WoO LMS Rookie of the Year Award and his first…

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Ogle Earns First World of Outlaws Late Model Series Win With Dramatic Final-Lap Pass At Tazewell Speedway

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TAZEWELL, Tenn. - April 11, 2015 - Billy Ogle Jr. made sure his first career World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory was a memorable one. The veteran Knoxville, Tenn., racer overtook Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., with a dramatic pass on the final lap of Saturday night's Ray Varner Ford 50 at Tazewell Speedway and earned $10,575 for one of the biggest victories of his career. "This is definitely one of my top wins," the 50-year-old Ogle told a capacity crowd that cheered him to victory at one of his home tracks. "I'd never won an Outlaws race, so…

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Irey takes back-up car to first Attica late model win

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Attica, Ohio (Friday, April 10, 2015) – Matt Irey thought he might be done racing for awhile after blowing his good engine on opening night last week at Attica Raceway Park. But, the Mansfield, Ohio driver retrieved his back-up car he had loaned to a fellow racer and held off several spirited challenges to score his first career UMP late model victory on Bazell Race Fuels Night.   “This is actually my back-up car. I was letting Dave Hornikel drive it last week and in the heat race last week I blew my new motor so I put everything on…

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Virginia Motor Speedway and Aaron’s Launch the “Best Seat in the House” Promotion This Saturday April 11th

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Virginia Motor Speedway and Aaron’s Launch the “Best Seat in the House” Promotion This Saturday April 11th Jamaica, VA – The excitement level for this Saturday’s Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth Is already at an all-time high; but things are about to get more exciting as Aaron’s Inc. and Virginia Motor Speedway announce “The Best Seat in the House” promotion. Is your favorite seat the “Best seat in the House”? It just may be come Saturday! During the nights events where you sit could win you one of several prizes and make your seat “The Best Seat in the House”.…

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This Weekend’s Event at Jackson Motor Speedway Cancelled

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This Weekend's Event at Jackson Motor Speedway Cancelled Waycross, GA (April 9, 2015) - This weekend's Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned event at Jackson Motor Speedway in Jackson, MS, scheduled for April 11th, has been cancelled. The region has been battered with torrential rains over the last few weeks and the grounds at Jackson Motor Speedway are too saturated for this coming weekend's events.  With more thunderstorms in the forecast, there is not enough time to allow the water table to fall for the grounds and racetrack to dry out. "We really hate to lose the event at…

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Attica Group Qualifying and Scales Procedures Detailed

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ATTICA, Ohio – When racing resumes at Attica Raceway Park on Friday, April 10 on Bazell Race Fuels Night the UMP late models and 305 sprints will use the group qualifying format (listed at www.atticaracewaypark.com) which is listed above the line-up boards at the pit tower. Attica’s weekly weight rule and scales procedures will be as follows: -The top 3 finishers in the A-main in the 410 sprints, UMP late models and 305 sprints must go to the scales. The weight rule requirements and information is on the track’s website in the rules section under each division and will be…

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Wells Hopes Volunteer State Doubleheader Produces More World of Outlaws Late Model Series Success

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Wells Hopes Volunteer State Doubleheader Produces More World of Outlaws Late Model Series Success   Kentucky Driver Prepares For Return To WoO LMS Action At Duck River Raceway ParkOn Friday & Tazewell Speedway On Saturday CONCORD, N.C. - April 7, 2015 - Eric Wells has good reason to be excited for this weekend's World of Outlaws Late Model Series doubleheader at Duck River Raceway Park and Tazewell Speedway. Besides finally returning to WoO LMS action after Mother Nature forced the national tour into a nearly two-month break following February's season-opening stretch of racing in Georgia and Florida, Wells is eager…

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Knaub Victorious at SSP’s Opening Night on Saturday

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Newberrytown, PA (April 4, 2015) – The Susquehanna Speedway Park opened up on Saturday night for the 61st season with four exciting divisions on a cool and windy night.  Dover’s Gene Knaub took the victory in the Bernheisel Race Components Late Model 25 lapper on opening night.  Loysville’s Jim Plam Jr. took the win by leading the final ten laps of the Street Stock 20 lapper.  Frankie Herr of Carlisle took the win in the 25-lap Super Sportsman tour race.  Chad Earnst from East Berlin won the Legends Cars 20-lap feature event.   Justin Ehrhart started on the pole position…

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2015 Season Is Underway For Dan Green and the Hot Rod Processing #46!

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Bechtelsville, PA – The 53rd year of Stock Car Racing started at the Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, PA on April 4th and it was a bumpy ride for Dan Green in the #46 NASCAR BRC Dirt Late Model. First time out with the 2015 LAZER X Chassis was in warm-ups and the car was fast right out of the box! Dan started 2nd in the first heat race of the night and after a couple tries at getting started he was able to move into the second spot at the drop of the green…

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GEICO East Bay WinterNationals – Presented by E3 Spark Plugs On MAVTV Tonight

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GEICO East Bay WinterNationals - Presented by E3 Spark Plugs On MAVTV Tonight WAYCROSS, GA (April 2, 2015) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event from East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, FL, (which was held on Thursday, February 12th) will air twice on the MAVTV network this Thursday, April 2nd at 6PM and 9PM (EDT). The 39th Annual East Bay Winternationals event was filmed by the award winning Lucas Oil Studios, a division of Lucas Oil Products, Inc. Filmed in front of a packed house, this event drew a talented field of drivers from all over the…

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$20,000 To Win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth Just 12 Days Away

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Jamaica, VA – In just a matter of 12 short days the 2015 season gets underway for Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway with the running of the $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth.  That means some of the nations top dirt late model drivers will be making the trip to the ½ mile speed plant located in Jamaica, VA.   The event will be sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series and will feature a 60 lap feature paying the winner a cool $20,000. The event will also include a $3000 to win Fastrak Pro Late Model…

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Eckert Posts Season First, Gets Dirt Capitol LM Speedweek Starting Spot With Shootout Triumph

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HAGERSTOWN, MD. – Rick Eckert has one in the record books to get his season going in the Paul Crowl owned MastersBilt Late Model. The York Pa. veteran snatched the lead from Roy Deese Jr. on a fifth lap restart and never looked back in the Hoosier Tire Mid Atlantic Late Model 25-lap feature. He later scored the $2,500 Hagerstown/Williams Grove Shootout triumph, an event postponed from Saturday evening to Sunday afternoon because of the extreme cold temperatures forecasted. The win rewarded him with a guaranteed starting spot in the June 6th Appalachian Mountain Late Model Speedweek finale at Hagerstown/Dirt…

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Dirt Capitol Prepares for April Events

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HAGERSTOWN, MD – Following a bumpy March weather wise, Hagerstown Speedway/Dirt Capitol is ready to move onward and get into its scheduled April events. Several important/prestigious events are coming up. April opens with the Easter weekend event on Saturday the 4th. A regular line up of Hoosier Tire Mid Atlantic Late Models, Malloy Ford Late Model Sportsman, K.Lynn Management Pure Stocks and Mason Dixon Auto Auction Hobby Stocks will compete. An Easter Egg Hunt will be held for the Kids Club at 4:30 with various prizes, crafts followed by pizza afterward. The season’s first Test and Tune session will be…

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Test N’ Tune at 34 Speedway

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Justin Newberry, Danville 36  Danville's Justin Newberry will be competing in the 305 sprint class this year at 34 Raceway. Newberry took advantage of 34 Raceway's Test N Tune day Saturday afternoon to prepare for his upcoming season. Newberry placed second in the point standings in 2014. Andy Huston, Roseville, Il Took the opportunity to get some track time with his sprint car before the start of the 2015 racing season at 34 Raceway's Test and Tune Day Saturday afternoon. Huston will be competing in the 305 sprint class  at 34 Raceway and hopes to hit most of the 360…

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SSP Postpones Saturday’s Pre-Season Test & Tune to Sunday from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Newberrytown, PA (March 26, 2015) – The Susquehanna Speedway Park has postponed the scheduled Test & Tune on Saturday, March 28 to Sunday, March 29 due to the predicted freezing temperatures on Saturday.  On Sunday, thegates will open at 2:00 p.m. with practice sessions rotating for each class from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.   Following Sunday, the next Test & Tune will be on Wednesday night, April 1.  The gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with practice sessions rotating for each class from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.   The cost is $14.00 per person for pit passes and a…

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This Weekend’s Events at Jackson Motor Speedway Postponed and Ark-La-Tex Speedway Canceled

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This Weekend's Events at Jackson Motor Speedway Postponed and Ark-La-Tex Speedway Canceled Waycross, GA (March 23, 2015) - This weekend's Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned event at Jackson Motor Speedway in Jackson, MS, scheduled for March 27th, has been postponed until Saturday April 11th. The event at Ark-La-Tex Speedway in Vivian, LA, scheduled for March 28th, has been canceled, after no-suitable make-up date was found. The region has been battered with torrential rains over the last few weeks and last weekend, the grounds at both speedways are just already too saturated to be ready for events this coming weekend;…

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World of Outlaws Late Model Series Moves Douglas Dodge Ram Trucks Illini 100 to April 17-18

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World of Outlaws Late Model Series Moves Douglas Dodge Ram Trucks Illini 100 to April 17-18 Weekend Forecasts Predicting Sub-Freezing Temperatures At Farmer City Raceway Prompt Shift To Later Date FARMER CITY, Ill. - March 23, 2015 - Fans anxious to experience the Douglas Dodge Ram Trucks Illini 100's new two-day format will have to wait a little longer than expected. With weekend forecasts calling for temperatures below freezing at Farmer City Raceway, officials have postponed the World of Outlaws Late Model Series event to April 17-18. The event's new date will feature the same format originally planned for this…

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Pearson Takes Third Career Indiana Icebreaker at Brownstown Speedway

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BROWNSTOWN, IN (March 21, 2015) - Earl Pearson Jr. claimed his third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Indiana Icebreaker on Saturday Night at Brownstown Speedway. In front of a standing-room-only crowd, Pearson took the lead on lap two from Devin Moran and led the rest of the way for his second LOLMDS victory of the season in the Carlton and Kemp Lamm, Dunn-Benson Ford, Lucas Oil Products-sponsored Black Diamond Chassis.   Scott Bloomquist moved past Moran on lap 31 and chased down Pearson, but never found enough room to overtake him. Moran finished third, followed by Jimmy Owens, and…

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Davenport Decimates Buckeye Spring 50 at Atomic Speedway

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CHILLICOTHE, OH (March 20, 2015) - Jonathan Davenport led every lap of a fast and furious Buckeye Spring 50 on Friday Night at Atomic Speedway. With the win, Davenport takes over the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series points lead heading to Brownstown Speedway on Saturday Night. Josh Richards briefly took the lead from Davenport on a restart, but Davenport quickly shot back around him re-taking the lead. Richards came home in second, followed by 17th starting Mason Zeigler, Chris Brown, and Jimmy Owens. "The car was unbelievable all night long. We found a…

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The General Tire Golden Isles Speedway Nationals Presented by E3 Spark Plugs airs on MAVTV Tonight

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WAYCROSS, GA (March 19, 2015) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season opening event from Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, GA, that was held on February 6th, will air twice on Thursday, March 19th at 6PM and 9PM EST on the MAVTV Network. The Super Bowl of Racing opening weekend was filmed by the award winning Lucas Oil Studios, a division of Lucas Oil Products, Inc. This year's Super Bowl of Racing is just one of fifteen (15) LOLMDS events that will air on TV in 2015.   Fans are encouraged to tune in and watch this event…

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The General Tire Golden Isles Speedway Nationals Presented by E3 Spark Plugs Airs on MAVTV Tonight

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WAYCROSS, GA (March 19, 2015) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season opening event from Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, GA, that was held on February 6th, will air twice on Thursday, March 19th at 6PM and 9PM EST on the MAVTV Network. The Super Bowl of Racing opening weekend was filmed by the award winning Lucas Oil Studios, a division of Lucas Oil Products, Inc. This year's Super Bowl of Racing is just one of fifteen (15) LOLMDS events that will air on TV in 2015.   Fans are encouraged to tune in and watch this event…

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I-30 Speedway Cancels Saturday’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event Due To Wet Conditions Following Winter Storms

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  LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – March 17, 2015 – Lingering wet conditions from the same winter storm systems that led to the cancellation of Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway’s March 20World of Outlaws Late Model Series event have forced officials from I-30 Speedway to also cancel the WoO LMS event scheduled for March 21 at I-30. Large accumulations of snow that have slowly thawed and frequent rain have left the quarter-mile oval and its surrounding facility heavily saturated, with large portions of the track’s pit area inaccessible. With forecasts predicting more wet weather later in the week, track promoter Tracey Clay…

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Virginia Motor Speedway releases ticket pricing for April 11th Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth

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Jamaica, VA – The buzz surrounding the Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth has prompted track owner Bill Sawyer to once again offer the fans an exceptional “Fan Friendly” ticket pricing package for the $20,000 to win, one-day show on Saturday April 11, 2015. This year’s event will be sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series and will also feature at $3000 to win Fastrak Pro Late Model “National Bonus” event.   “I think it’s important that we look after the working man’s pocketbook, to make it affordable for him to be able to come to Virginia Motor Speedway for…

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Travis Varnadore Wins Opening Night In The Late Models Paying $1,000 At East Bay Raceway Park

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GIBSONTON — At East Bay Raceway on Saturday night, feature winners on the 1/3-mile clay oval were Billy Holmes for the Limited Late Models, Jeremy Simpson for the V8 Warriors, Travis Varnadore in the Late Models, Tim Gay in the Q Auto & Injury Attorneys Street Stocks and Jeff Lacey in the Motorstats.com 4 Cylinder Bombers. In the 15-lap Limited Late Model Feature it was Billy Holmes picking up his very first win in a Limited Late Model. Rounding out the top three were Forrest Gough and Paul Gibbs. Ed Hill won the heat race early on. In the 15-lap…

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Wet Conditions Following Winter Storms Force Cancellation Of Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway’s March 20 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event

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Decision On Status Of March 21 WoO LMS Event At I-30 Speedway To Be Announced Soon   CALVERT CITY, Ky. - March 15, 2015 - The strong storms that brought record amounts of snow to Kentucky and surrounding states this winter have claimed Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway's Bluegrass Nationals. Track and series officials have announced the World of Outlaws Late Model Series event scheduled for Fri., March 20 has been cancelled due to extremely wet conditions at the track following the region's latest round of winter weather. Large accumulations of snow that have slowly thawed have prevented and continue to…

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KYLE HARDY POSTS DIRT CAPITOL’S GRAND OPENING $3,000 LATE MODEL SPECIAL

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KYLE HARDY POSTS DIRT CAPITOL’S GRAND OPENING $3,000 LATE MODEL SPECIAL HAGERSTOWN, MD. – Following a one week delay due to inferior weather conditions, Hagerstown Speedway/Dirt Capitol LLC was off and running with the Opening Day Special as was Kyle Hardy who grabbed the lead from Jamie Lathroum following a second lap restart and went on to score the 30-lap Late Model feature worth $3,000. The win didn’t come without controversy as contact was made with Walker Arthur on the final lap who did return the bump following the feature and was scored last. “I don’t really like running people…

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