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WDGX OPENER A KEY FOR USAC SPRINT TITLE HOPES

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WDGX OPENER A KEY FOR USAC SPRINT TITLE HOPES Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com Ocala, Florida (February 12, 2019).........To roll off the trailer and find immediate success is the ideal goal for all USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car drivers and teams competing in this week's "Winter Dirt Games X" season openers February 14-15-16 at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla. Tyler Courtney found it immediately in the USAC NOS Energy Drink openers there last weekend and used two victories in Ocala last season to springboard his way to a USAC National Sprint title. Yet…

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Kyle Strickler Doubles Down for $5K; Nick Hoffman “Four-Peats” as DIRTcar Nationals Champion

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Kyle Strickler Doubles Down for $5K; Nick Hoffman "Four-Peats" as DIRTcar Nationals Champion For the fourth consecutive year, Nick Hoffman is crowned DIRTcar Nationals Champion in the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Story By: Matt Prieur/DIRTcar BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 11, 2019 — The final night of racing for the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds as part of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals was also the busiest in the history of the prestigious event. With the postponement of Saturday’s Last Chance Showdowns and Feature as well as the entire Sunday schedule of events, the Ironmen of the DIRTcar Nationals completed the two postponed shows…

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Trackside Body Works Steps Up for Fonda Speedway 2019 Street Stock Division

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Trackside Body Works Steps Up for Fonda Speedway 2019 Street Stock Division Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin/JB Photography FONDA, NY – The Street Stock division at Fonda Speedway will receive a boost for the 2019 season. Trackside Body Works, located within earshot of the speedway in Fonda, New York, has signed on as the presenting sponsor of the Street Stock division for the ’19 season – and the racers will benefit! Thanks to Trackside Body Works owner Greg Duesler, Street Stocks will compete for a minimum of $200 to win at the ‘Track of Champions’ every…

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NEW CAR AND DRIVER COMBOS MARK START OF 2019 USAC SPRINT SEASON

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NEW CAR AND DRIVER COMBOS MARK START OF 2019 USAC SPRINT SEASON Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com Ocala, Florida (February 11, 2019).........Musical chairs was a part of the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car offseason as a multitude of drivers, including six of the top-11 in last year's standings, have found new homes for the 2019 tour, beginning with this week's "Winter Dirt Games X" season openers on Feb. 14-15-16 at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla. Indianapolis, Indiana's Tyler Courtney and Clauson/Marshall Racing are singing a perfect tune coming off a championship season in…

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DA’S AUTO BODY & REPAIR RETURNS AS TITLE SPONSOR OF BRIDGEPORT ROOKIE CLASS

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DA'S AUTO BODY & REPAIR RETURNS AS TITLE SPONSOR OF BRIDGEPORT ROOKIE CLASS Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photo By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway welcomes back DA's Auto Body & Repair as the title sponsors for the 2019 Rookie Division at the Logan Township facility. Dave Adams, owner/operator of DA's Auto Body & Repair, has supported this Rookie division from the beginning - even going back to Bridgeport's "Young Gun" program years ago. A former racer, himself, Adams knows the value the the Rookie program brings to these first time competitors. "That seat time with drivers of comparable experience…

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Pittman Claims Third Golden Gator

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Pittman Claims Third Golden Gator Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/WoO BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 10, 2019 – Mother Nature put a halt to Daryn Pittman’s quest for three wins in a row at Volusia Speedway Park, canceling Sunday’s Sprint Car event, but handed him his third DIRTcar Nationals championship. And the first for his new Roth Motorsports team. “To do it with a different team makes it that much more special,” Pittman said about getting another golden gator. “For us to come out here and be as fast and consistent every time we hit the track just…

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Short Track Super Series Crate 602 Sportsman Get a Raise for 2019, $1,500 to Win Minimum

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Short Track Super Series Crate 602 Sportsman Get a Raise for 2019, $1,500 to Win Minimum Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – Crate 602 Sportsman teams, you’re getting a raise. Management of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco announced an increased purse structure for 2019 Crate 602 Sportsman events. All series races – in both the North and South Regions – will pay $1,500 to win. “Last season, we expanded our Short Track Super Series to include Crate 602 Sportsman and the support was tremendous,” STSS organizer Brett Deyo…

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Winter Freeze IX, Night Two Goes to the Second Georgian in Two Races

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Winter Freeze IX, Night Two Goes to the Second Georgian in Two Races Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com SYLVANIA, GA – Feb. 9, 2019 – Georgia native Shane Clanton broke a year-and-a-half winless streak by dominating the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series 50-lap Feature Saturday night at Screven Motor Speedway. Clanton, the 2015 Series champion from Zebulon, GA, had gone 51 races without a win before earning his fourth victory at Screven and 43rd all-time in World of Outlaws competition, holding off Kyle Hardy and Chase Junghans to the checkered flag. According to “The…

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$49 Per Lap Bolsters Melvin L. Joseph Memorial STSS Modified Event March 16 At Georgetown Speedway

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$49 Per Lap Bolsters Melvin L. Joseph Memorial STSS Modified Event March 16 At Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – If a solid $6,949 to win for 49 laps wasn’t enough, the Melvin L. Joseph Memorial at Georgetown Speedway has gotten more lucrative. Thanks to the Melvin L. Joseph Family of Companies, all of the race’s 49 laps will pay $49, a total of $2,401 in lap money added to the already generous purse structure of $29,789. The opener for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco…

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SUNSHINE DOUBLE-DIPS IN OCALA WITH 2ND STRAIGHT USAC MIDGET VICTORY

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SUNSHINE DOUBLE-DIPS IN OCALA WITH 2ND STRAIGHT USAC MIDGET VICTORY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos BY: Rich Forman & Jim Murdoch/RacersGuide.com Ocala, Florida (February 9, 2019).........If Friday's victory at Bubba Raceway Park was one small step toward a successful USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget season for Tyler Courtney, then Saturday night's win was a giant leap toward what could be a banner year in the series for the Indianapolis, Indiana driver. Courtney slid by Tucker Klaasmeyer with nine laps remaining in Saturday's 30-lap "Winter Dirt Games X" feature, blasting to victory for the second time in…

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Pittman Goes Two-for-Two at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals

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Pittman Goes Two-for-Two at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 9, 2019 – One of Daryn Pittman’s favorite drivers growing up was Stevie Smith. By capturing his 83rd win – in the 83 car – during the second night of World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series at the DIRTcar Nationals he is now just one win away from tying his childhood hero. “Just that number (83 wins) to me is pretty staggering,” Pittman said after winning his second race in a row at Volusia Speedway Park. To…

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Davenport Does It Again at East Bay

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Davenport Does It Again at East Bay Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS TAMPA, FLA (February 9, 2019) - Jonathan Davenport withstood an incredible ten-lap battle to win the Wrisco Industries Winternationals presented by Lucas Oil finale on Saturday night at East Bay Raceway Park. Davenport took the lead for good from Tanner English on lap 45 and scored his third win of the week at "The Clay by the Bay." Davenport came alive in the final 15 laps of the 50-lap main event as he powered his car around the top side of the track. English led…

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COURTNEY CONTINUES WINTER DIRT GAMES SUCCESS IN USAC MIDGET OPENER

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COURTNEY CONTINUES WINTER DIRT GAMES SUCCESS IN USAC MIDGET OPENER Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Al Steinberg/USAC Ocala, Florida (February 8, 2019).........Tyler Courtney continued his winning ways in "Winter Dirt Games" at Bubba Raceway Park in Friday's USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship season opener. The Indianapolis, Indiana driver was victorious in the final two races of last year's USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car portion of "Winter Dirt Games" en route to his first career USAC National driving title. Kicking off the year in grand fashion is the goal of anybody with championship ambitions, and Courtney…

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Pittman Powers to Opening Night Victory at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals

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Pittman Powers to Opening Night Victory at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 8, 2019 – Daryn Pittman is no stranger to winning at Volusia Speedway Park. However, when he pulled his Sprint Car into Victory Lane during the opening night of the World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series at the DIRTcar Nationals it was like a first win. NOS Energy Drink dawned Victory Lane for the first time as the new title sponsor of the Series, but the biggest change for Pittman was the car…

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Whitwell, Haley, Gundaker, Green & Rupe bag Gators on Five-Star 15s Feature night

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Whitwell, Haley, Gundaker, Green & Rupe bag Gators on Five-Star 15s Feature night Story By: Matt Prieur/DIRTcar Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 8, 2019 — One of the most popular nights of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals for the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds is the Quad-15s Features Night. Due to the extremely high car counts throughout the week, the UMP Modifieds ran five features instead of the originally scheduled four during the fourth night of the DIRTcar Nationals at the fast half-mile, high-banked dirt oval of Volusia Speedway Park. The newly renamed Five-Star 15s saw five first…

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AUTO BODY SERVICES IS SET TO JOIN BRETT BALLARD RACING IN 2019 AS A MARKETING PARTNER

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AUTO BODY SERVICES IS SET TO JOIN BRETT BALLARD RACING IN 2019 AS A MARKETING PARTNER Story By: Mike Wisniewski/B&M Motorsports Photo By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Sicklerville, NJ (February 8, 2019) – Auto Body Services, located at 1060 South Market Street in Wilmington, DE, will be joining Brett Ballard’s Modified team in 2019 as a marketing partner. “I am very happy to announce that Auto Body Services will be supporting my racing efforts in 2019 as a marketing partner,” stated Ballard. Auto Body Services has been in business for over 25 years and is independently family owned. Jamie Bartlebaugh works side-by-side…

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Pre-Sale Tickets for Weedsport Speedway’s Month of May Schedule Now on Sale

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Pre-Sale Tickets for Weedsport Speedway’s Month of May Schedule Now on Sale; Camping Also Available for 2019 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (February 8, 2019) – Pre-sale tickets for Weedsport Speedway’s month of May schedule, including the Empire State Challenge featuring the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series on Sunday, May 19, are now on sale. To pre-purchase tickets for 2019’s May events, simply visit www.weedsportspeedway.com, then click the orange “Tickets” icon on the top right-hand side of the main page. From there, you will be able to…

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Three-Time Defending DIRTcar Nationals Champion Nick Hoffman Grabs First Feature Win of 2019

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Three-Time Defending DIRTcar Nationals Champion Nick Hoffman Grabs First Feature Win of 2019 102 total DIRTcar UMP Modifieds on hand at Volusia Speedway Park so far after three nights of action Story By: Matt Prieur/DIRTcar DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 7, 2019 — The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds continued their marathon week-long stretch of events at Volusia Speedway Park with the third night of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals. The half-mile, high-banked dirt oval located west of Daytona Beach had seen 95 teams make at least one appearance within the first two days for the Ironmen of the DIRTcar Nationals. On…

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The ‘Big Cat’ earns All Star Florida finale victory at Volusia Speedway Park

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The ‘Big Cat’ earns All Star Florida finale victory at Volusia Speedway Park Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Jim Murdoch & Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, Fla. (2/7/2019) - The ‘Big Cat’ Brad Sweet was the man to beat on Thursday evening at Volusia Speedway Park, officially concluding the five-race Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 sweep through the Sunshine State with a $5,000 DIRTcar Nationals triumph. The victory, Sweet’s fourth-ever during All Star Circuit of Champions competition and his first at the Barberville half-mile, was accomplished from the outside of row two, slowly picking…

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KEVIN THOMAS, JR. LEADS ALL IN OCALA MIDGET PRACTICE NIGHT

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KEVIN THOMAS, JR. LEADS ALL IN OCALA MIDGET PRACTICE NIGHT Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Ocala, Florida (February 7, 2019).........Kevin Thomas, Jr. led all 26 drivers on hand during Thursday's USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship/"Winter Dirt Games X" practice night at Bubba Raceway Park. Cullman, Alabama's Thomas, in his Petry Motorsports/Bolted Spine Designs - Petry Excavating - Gray Auto/Bullet/Speedway Toyota, set the time in the first of the four sessions with a time of 14.263. C.J. Leary was second at 14.305, followed by Chris Windom (14.420), Chase Jones (14.427) and Tyler…

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Scott Bloomquist Faces Penalties for Tuesday Infraction

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Scott Bloomquist Faces Penalties for Tuesday Infraction Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Tampa, FL - It was announced during Thursday's drivers meeting at East Bay Raceway Park that Scott Bloomquist will face penalties and fines for infractions during Tuesday night's Winternationals event. Bloomquist left the facility on Tuesday night after an incident in his heat race. He did not compete in the B-Main but accepted a series provisional to start the A-Main. Unbeknownst to series officials, Bloomquist was not piloting the #0 during the five-laps the car completed during the A-Main before retiring from the event. Bloomquist…

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Taylor Cook Bags First Career DIRTcar Nationals Feature on Night #2

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Taylor Cook Bags First Career DIRTcar Nationals Feature on Night #2 Story By: Cristina Cordova/DIRTcar Photos By: Jim Murdoch/RacersGuide.com DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 6, 2019 — After a stellar field of 91 teams made the trip south for opening night, the car count bulged to 95 total entries at the legendary half-mile high-banked dirt oval on Night Two of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals. Taylor Cook made the most of his first appearance of the week by passing three-time defending DIRTcar Nationals Champion Nick Hoffman on the white flag lap to secure his first career feature win in the…

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Shane Stewart earns first Gator during All Star DIRTcar Nationals opener

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Shane Stewart earns first Gator during All Star DIRTcar Nationals opener Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Jim Murdoch & Pete Wortman/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, Fla. (February 6, 2019) - It took Bixby, Oklahoma’s Shane Stewart eight laps to track down race leader, Daryn Pittman, from the inside of row three, but once he found the back bumper of the Roth Motorsports entry, it was the end of the road for Daryn Pittman, as well as the rest of the field. Stewart, driver of the CJB Motorsports/GoMuddy.com/Big Game Treestands/High Performance Lubricants/Weikert’s Livestock/No. 5 sprint car, opened the 48th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at…

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Davenport Strikes at East Bay

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Davenport Strikes at East Bay Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS TAMPA, FLA. (February 6, 2019) - The defending Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion, Jonathan Davenport survived a torrid battle with Brandon Sheppard to register his first series win of 2019 on Wednesday night at East Bay Raceway Park Davenport took the lead from Sheppard on lap 26 and then held off Tyler Erb to win the Wrisco Industries Winternationals presented by Lucas Oil. It was Davenport's fifth-career win at the "Clay by the Bay" and the 37th Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory…

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Drydene, PFC Brakes, SRI Performance and FireAde Join as Sponsors, Brent Larson and Scott James Board the Full-Time Roster

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Drydene, PFC Brakes, SRI Performance and FireAde Join as Sponsors, Brent Larson and Scott James Board the Full-Time Roster Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com SYLVANIA, GA - Feb. 6, 2019 - With just two days remaining before the 2019 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series season opener at Screven Motor Speedway, lots of new storylines are unfolding as many teams partake in the Florida-Georgia Speedweeks action and prepare for an exciting season ahead. The World of Outlaws brand has also been making immense preparations to bring out the best in its drivers, crews, and fans,…

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WINTER DIRT GAMES USAC SPRINT ENTRY LIST RELEASED

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WINTER DIRT GAMES USAC SPRINT ENTRY LIST RELEASED Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com Ocala, Florida (February 6, 2019).........The 2019 USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car openers from Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida bring with it a slew of talented drivers in a deep field for "Winter Dirt Games X" on February 14-15-16. Eight of the expected drivers are previous "Winter Dirt Games" winners, including 2018 opening night winner Chase Stockon of Ft. Branch, Ind. and reigning series champ Tyler Courtney of Indianapolis, Ind., who tallied the final two nights of last year's event in…

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Tyler Erb Continues Early Season Hot Streak

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Tyler Erb Continues Early Season Hot Streak Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS TAMPA, FLA (February 5, 2019) - Tyler Erb continued his recent hot streak as he claimed his third victory in only a four-race season thus far on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour. Erb dominated the event, leading every lap of the Wrisco Industries Winternationals presented by Lucas Oil on Tuesday night at East Bay Raceway Park. Erb started on the outside of the front row in his Best Performance Motorsports entry and pulled away from the pack at the start of the…

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Pioneer Windows MFG Race Team Coming In Force To The Fulton Speedway In 2019; Speedway Champion Dale Planck Hired As Team driver with AJ Miller

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Pioneer Windows MFG Race Team Coming In Force To The Fulton Speedway In 2019; Speedway Champion Dale Planck Hired As Team driver with AJ Miller Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photo By: atomicwraps.com FULTON, NY – The father and son race team of Eric Miller and his son AJ Miller make the long tow to the Fulton Speedway every Saturday night from their Fultonville, NY home to compete in the DOT Foods DIRTcar Sportsman division. In 2019 the team will increase by one as Cortland, NY racer Dale Planck will be behind the wheel weekly at Fulton in a DIRTcar…

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Short Track Super Series Ignites with March Stops At Georgetown & Port Royal Speedways

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  Short Track Super Series Ignites with March Stops At Georgetown & Port Royal Speedways Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco ignites during the month of March. Two major events are on the docket to kick-start the 2019 STSS season at a pair of premier facilities. On March 15-16, Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway plays host to the Velocita-USA South Region presented by Sunglass Central and Design for Vision with the annual Melvin L. Joseph Memorial. STSS Modifieds are the featured attraction on Saturday (March…

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WINTER DIRT GAMES X LIVE ON FLORACING.COM

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  WINTER DIRT GAMES X LIVE ON FLORACING.COM Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Ocala, Florida (February 5, 2019).........A new era for USAC racing begins this weekend as FloRacing.com will live stream the opening rounds of "Winter Dirt Games X" for both the NOS Energy Drink National Midgets (Feb. 8-9) and AMSOIL National Sprint Cars (Feb. 14-15-16) at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla. Veteran motorsports announcer Sean Buckley will be on the microphone for all the events throughout the season on the live FloRacing.com broadcasts, which includes more than 80+ races from coast-to-coast between the Silver…

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USAC MIDGET ROOKIE CLASS AIMS TO MAKE THEIR MARK IN 2019

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USAC MIDGET ROOKIE CLASS AIMS TO MAKE THEIR MARK IN 2019 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana (February 5, 2019).........Coming off a year in which a Rookie stormed into USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget competition to win three races and the series title, your eyes have to be focused on who can rise up to the challenge to, perhaps, repeat what Logan Seavey did a year ago. Nine drivers thus far have indicated his or her intention to compete on the full series' trail, a substantially-talented class of individuals who can certainly…

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TMC to Act as Primary Partner for Karsyn Elledge in Multiple USAC Midget Races

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TMC Transportation to Act as Primary Partner for Karsyn Elledge in Multiple USAC Midget Series Races with Tucker-Boat Motorsports 18-Year-Old Earnhardt Family Member Embarks on First Full USAC Season Story By: David Smith/Tucker-Boat Racing DES MOINES, IOWA, Feb. 5, 2019 - TMC Transportation, the nation's largest employee-owned open deck transportation company, will serve as the primary partner for Karsyn Elledge, the 18-year-old granddaughter of NASCAR Hall-of-Fame driver Dale Earnhardt and niece of two-time Daytona 500 winner Dale Earnhardt, Jr., across multiple races comprising the 2019 USAC National Midget Championship. TMC Transportation is familiar to dirt racing die-hards. Harrold Annett, the Chairman…

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DIRTVision Announces Drydene as Presenting Sponsor

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DIRTVision Announces Drydene as Presenting Sponsor Story By: Cristina Cordova/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — Feb 2, 2019 — As part of their ongoing commitment to dirt racing, Drydene Performance Products has signed on as the official presenting sponsor of DIRTVision. The multi-year agreement unites the heritage brand of automotive lubricants with the premier dirt racing broadcast provider in the country. “Drydene’s commitment to the World of Outlaws is unrivaled with our Official Motor Oil Lubricants and Deisel Exhaust Fluid sponsorship. Now being the presenting sponsor of DIRTVision, Drydene will be able to connect our…

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Tyler Erb Scores East Bay Opener

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Tyler Erb Scores East Bay Opener Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS TAMPA, FLA. (February 4, 2019) - Tyler Erb scored his second Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season in the opening night of the Wrisco Industries Winternationals presented by Lucas Oil on Monday Night at East Bay Raceway Park. Erb started on the pole of the main event but did not take the lead until the thirteenth circuit. He was one of four different race leaders, others being Jonathan Davenport, Josh Richards, and Brandon Sheppard. Erb won the thrilling opener by just nine-tenths…

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WINDOM BEGINS USAC TRIPLE CROWN QUEST THIS WEEKEND IN OCALA

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WINDOM BEGINS USAC TRIPLE CROWN QUEST THIS WEEKEND IN OCALA Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana (February 4, 2019).........In the long, storied history of the United States Auto Club, only six drivers have been able to claim the title of USAC Triple Crown champion by winning the USAC Silver Crown, AMSOIL National Sprint Car and NOS Energy Drink National Midget championships during their career. In 2019, Chris Windom aims to become the next in line to take his shot at becoming the seventh as he climbs into the seat of the Clauson Marshall…

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Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Opens Georgetown Speedway 2019 Campaign March 15-16

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Race Season Approaching: Melvin L. Joseph Memorial Opens Georgetown Speedway 2019 Campaign March 15-16 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – Punxsutawney Phil says spring is around the corner. And race season at Georgetown Speedway is quickly approaching. The Melvin L. Joseph Memorial will satisfy the appetites of race-starved Northeast fans on Friday-Saturday March 15-16. Two full days of racing are planned for the Sussex County half-mile oval. On Friday night (March 15), Small-Block Modifieds take the headline with a 30-lap main event offering $4,049 to the race winner. This event is open to small-block…

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Britten is Flying Solo in 2019 and His Journey Starts at Volusia

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Peter Britten is Flying Solo in 2019 and His Journey Starts at Volusia Speedway Park Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – Peter Britten has had many titles in his 31 years of life: Albany-Saratoga Speedway Track Champion, Australian V8 Dirt Modified Champion, Batman, and now perhaps the most challenging of all, car owner. After parting ways with Ray Graham’s racing operation at the end of 2018, Britten knew it was time to try something new. The Batman from Queensland, Australia, is fielding his own equipment in 2019 as he makes a run at…

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Pearson Stars in Front of Hometown Crowd

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Pearson Stars in Front of Hometown Crowd Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson & Sally Armbruster/RacersGuide.com WAYNESVILLE, GA (February 2, 2019) - Earl Pearson Jr. ran down Scott Bloomquist and took the lead on lap 33 en route to victory on Saturday night during the Rhino Ag Super Bowl of Racing presented by General Tire. Pearson, the four-time series champion, won for the 38th time in his Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series career. He leaves Golden Isles with the series points lead heading to East Bay Raceway Park next week. Jonathan Davenport finished second in the main…

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Tony Stewart dominates final night of All Star action at Bubba Raceway Park

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Tony Stewart dominates final night of All Star action at Bubba Raceway Park Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Jim Murdoch & Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com OCALA, Fla. (February 2, 2019) - Despite an early afternoon rain shower nearly terminating the third and final night of Winter Nationals competition featuring the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1, the show went on and so did Tony Stewart, eventually dominating the entire program for a fourth-ever All Star main event win, as well as a $5,000 top prize. It was Stewart’s first-ever All Star victory at Bubba Raceway…

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Tyler Erb Victorious in Best Performance Debut

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Tyler Erb Victorious in Best Performance Debut Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Sally Armbruster/RacersGuide.com WAYNESVILLE, GA (February 2, 2019) - Tyler Erb, in his debut as driver of the Best Performance Motorsports #1, made his way to victory lane in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season opener at Golden Isles Speedway. Erb took the lead from Hudson O'Neal on lap 13 and held the point to claim the Rhino Ag Super Bowl of Racing presented General Tire opener. Earl Pearson Jr. tried to track down Erb in the final ten laps of the race, but settled for…

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Tickets on Sale Now for World of Outlaws NOS Energy Sprint Cars at Bridgeport

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Tickets on Sale Now for World of Outlaws NOS Energy Sprint Cars at Bridgeport Story By: Chris Dolack/WRG Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BRIDGEPORT, NJ — February 2, 2019 — It may have taken an extra year, but the winged warriors from the World of Outlaw NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series are set to invade Bridgeport Speedway’s 3/8-mile Design for Vision/Sun Glass Central Speedway on Tuesday, May 21. This year will mark the first time since 2003 the Outlaws have raced at Bridgeport. The previous seven races at Bridgeport were on the track’s 5/8-mile oval, where Sammy Swindell won five…

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ROBERTS IS PLANNING TO COMPETE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY IN 2019

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BRAD ROBERTS IS PLANNING TO COMPETE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY IN 2019 Story By: Mike Wisniewski/Wiz Motorsports Communications Photo By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Sicklerville, NJ (February 2, 2019) – With the dawn of a new racing season starting in March, one racer is making plans a move to a different track in 2019. Brad Roberts, who has primarily raced at Bridgeport Speedway, will be competing at New Egypt Speedway this year. “I have decided to call New Egypt Speedway my home track for 2019 and I will be racing in the Sportsman class,” said Roberts. Roberts comes from a strong racing…

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Shaffer two-for-two during Winter Nationals action at Bubba Raceway Park

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Tim Shaffer two-for-two during Winter Nationals action at Bubba Raceway Park Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photo By: Jim Murdoch/RacersGuide.com OCALA, Fla. (February 1, 2019) - For the second time in as many nights, the ‘Steel City Outlaw’ Tim Shaffer is a main event winner with the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1, padding a recent stretch of Florida dominance that now includes back-to-back $5,000 top prizes. For Shaffer, the All Star victory was the product of patience and experience, forced to manhandle periods of slower traffic on a narrow, but ultra-fast racing surface, all…

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Rain Postpones Golden Isles Opener to Saturday

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Rain Postpones Golden Isles Opener to Saturday Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Sally Armbruster/RacersGuide.com WAYNESVILLE, GA (February 1, 2019) - Friday evening rain that halted the racing action during the second b-main has forced the postponement of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season opener. The makeup program will tentatively resume with the second b-main at 12:00pm (noon) on Saturday, followed by the 50-lap, $12,000-to-win main event. Gates will open at 11:00am. The makeup program will be followed by Saturday's regularly scheduled $12,000-to-win event with hot laps scheduled for 5:00pm. Fans without a Friday or two-day armband can…

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Tim Shaffer opens 2019 All Star season with exciting victory at Bubba Raceway Park

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Tim Shaffer opens 2019 All Star season with exciting victory at Bubba Raceway Park Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Paul Arch OCALA, Fla. (January 31, 2019) - Tim Shaffer’s effort on Thursday evening was relentless. Not only did the ‘Steel City Outlaw’ open the 2019 Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 season by scoring the Winter Nationals opener at Bubba Raceway Park, he was forced to battle, and hold back, three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Tony Stewart and Bixby, Oklahoma’s Shane Stewart in the process. Shaffer, pilot of the Demyan-Rudzik Racing/Smith Titanium/Southern Pacific…

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TALENT-LADEN USAC MIDGET FIELD SET TO TAKE ON OCALA FOR WINTER DIRT GAMES

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TALENT-LADEN USAC MIDGET FIELD SET TO TAKE ON OCALA FOR WINTER DIRT GAMES Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Ocala, Florida (January 31, 2019).........The beginning of a new year brings a myriad of new rides, new colors, new names and new faces when the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship arrives at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla. for the series debut at the 3/8-mile, D-shaped dirt track on Feb. 8-9. Three past series champions are expected to compete including reigning king Logan Seavey of Sutter, Calif., a three-time winner on the trail a…

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Dennis Erb Sides With the Outlaws

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Dennis Erb Sides With the Outlaws! The 3-time Summer Nationals Champion Aims for His First World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Title Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — Jan. 30, 2019 — Dennis Erb Jr. has raced in Georgia and Florida before, but when he heads south from his native Illinois to Screven Motor Speedway next weekend, he’ll be starting his first season as a full-time driver on the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series tour. Erb, 46, is already legendary as a DIRTcar Summer Nationals competitor. He’s won the championship…

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MIDGET CHAMP THORSON RETURNS FOR USAC TITLE RUN IN 2019

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MIDGET CHAMP THORSON RETURNS FOR USAC TITLE RUN IN 2019 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Speedway, Indiana (January 30, 2019).........Tanner Thorson will return full-time to the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship in 2019 as the 2016 titlist makes a run at another crown for Clyde Lamar's Tri-C Motorsports team when the series makes its season debut February 8-9 at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla. for "Winter Dirt Games X." Thorson, of Minden, Nev., owns 12 career USAC National Midget feature wins and ran just a handful of shows last season, finishing…

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FATHEADZ NAMED TITLE SPONSOR OF SUMAR CLASSIC; ADDS QUICK TIME CASH PLUS BONUSES

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FATHEADZ NAMED TITLE SPONSOR OF SUMAR CLASSIC; ADDS QUICK TIME CASH PLUS BONUSES Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photo By: Dallas Breeze/USAC Racing Speedway, Indiana (January 30, 2019).........Fatheadz Eyewear has come on board for the 2019 season to honor the driver each night who sets fast time in every USAC Silver Crown, AMSOIL National Sprint Car and NOS Energy Drink National Midget event throughout the year. In addition, Fatheadz will be the title sponsor of the April 14 "Sumar Classic" Silver Crown race at Indiana's Terre Haute Action Track, adding to the purse for the 19th running of the 100-lapper…

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REVITALIZED GRANT EAGER FOR SOLID START IN OCALA

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REVITALIZED GRANT EAGER FOR SOLID START IN OCALA Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana (January 30, 2019).........Last year was one of the most challenging seasons of Justin Grant's racing career. A year that began with high hopes for he and TOPP Motorsports early on in the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car season was hindered by mounting frustration and a lack of wins. "We started out with pretty high hopes," Grant recalled. "Sunshine (Tyler Courtney) had stepped out of the car and had been winning races. I had stepped away from the McGhee car…

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