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46 Drivers Filed American Racer Cup 2019 Entries At Northeast Racing Products Show

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46 Drivers Filed American Racer Cup 2019 Entries At Northeast Racing Products Show; Cory Costa & Bob Butcher Take Home Free Tires Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY – The American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco kicked off its 2019 season over the weekend with record ‘early bird’ registration during the Northeast Racing Products Auction & Trade Show in Syracuse, N.Y. Competitors flocked to the BD Motorsports Media LLC display to sign up for the ’19 edition of the ‘home-track’ program presented by American Racer Tires, Lias Tire Company, Sunoco Race Fuels and Insinger…

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SEAVEY SAVES BEST FOR LAST AT BAKERSFIELD, CLINCHES USAC NATIONAL MIDGET TITLE

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SEAVEY SAVES BEST FOR LAST AT BAKERSFIELD, CLINCHES USAC NATIONAL MIDGET TITLE Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Devin Mayo/USAC Racing Bakersfield, California.........For 29 and three-quarters of a lap, Logan Seavey was staring straight at the tail tank of his teammate Rico Abreu's car as he followed him lap-after-lap around the Bakersfield Speedway 1/3-mile dirt oval. But all it took was one quarter, and one big run off the high side of turn four, for Seavey to race around the 2014 series champ for the lead and score his third victory of the year by a .292-second…

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Increased Super DIRTcar Series Purses, New Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Highlight DIRTcar Promoters Meetings

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Increased Super DIRTcar Series Purses, New Hoosier Racing Tire Weekly Championship Highlight DIRTcar Promoters Meetings Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff SYRACUSE, NY – November 17, 2019 – DIRTcar Racing track promoters from across the Northeast came together Saturday morning in advance of the DIRTcar Night of Champions to establish the foundation and direction for the 2019 racing season under new Super DIRTcar Series and DIRTcar Northeast Director Dean Reynolds. DIRTcar’s mission statement is to continue leading the way in competition, safety and professionalism. Among the key moments from the meeting with more 50 promoters and…

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2019 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Parking Will Start Saturday, January 12, 2019

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2019 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Parking Will Start Saturday, January 12, 2019 Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (November 15, 2018) Racing at the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire is the easy part. Getting 300 plus Midgets with Trailers, Tools, and Tires is a massive undertaking and in 2019, all teams will begin moving into the River Spirit Expo Center on Saturday, January 12, 2019. Parking will start with the North Wall at 10:00 A.M. (CT). Parking on the main three rows will begin at Noon and go throughout the day.…

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Pauch Racing 2018 Season in Review

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Pauch Racing 2018 Season in Review Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – November 15, 2018 – The Pauch Racing team showed plenty of speed this season collecting 15 wins, 40 top-fives, and 64 top-tens this season. “We were definitely better than last year,” said Billy Pauch Sr. Pauch Sr. devoted his Saturday nights at Bridgeport Speedway with his K&A Excavating No.1 Big Block Modified. “We were in the hunt for the win every night,” he said. “It felt good for a change. I was hoping to do better with the points, but we had…

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Weedsport Speedway’s 2019 Schedule is Set

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  Weedsport Speedway’s 2019 Schedule is Set; Champion Oil Modified Series Presented by Stirling Lubricants On Tap Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (November 15, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway officially announced its 2019 special event schedule on Thursday, revealing a 10-race calendar that features visits from the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, the All-Star Circuit of Champions, USAC’s National Sprints Cars, the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds, the Empire Super Sprints, the American Flat Track Series and more. A new feature on the 2019 calendar will be the six-race Champion Oil…

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Heinke-Baldwin Racing 2018 Season in Review

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  Heinke-Baldwin Racing 2018 Season in Review Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – November 15, 2018 – The Heinke-Baldwin race team produced a strong season in 2018. Together, the team earned nine wins, 51 top-fives and 87 top-10s in 121 races. Their consistency shined bright with six top-10 point finishes, two of which were two top-five point finishes on the Super DIRTcar Series. Jimmy Phelps and the no.98h team had a successful season at their weekly home tracks. “We got off to a good start at Brewerton,” he said. “The track started off heavy…

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78TH TURKEY NIGHT REPRESENTED BY 14 STATES, 2 COUNTRIES

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  78TH TURKEY NIGHT REPRESENTED BY 14 STATES, 2 COUNTRIES Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Ventura, California (November 14, 2018).........Turkey Night is a destination race. It's one any driver wants to add to his or her resume when the helmet is hung up. That's a major reason why drivers come from all over each Fall to race midgets in southern California when Thanksgiving Night rolls around each year, as will happen on Thursday, November 22, when top guns from the USAC P1 Insurance National Midgets, Light Up The World Western States Midgets and other…

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Fonda Speedway Set for Return to Prominence in 2019

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Fonda Speedway Set for Return to Prominence in 2019 with New Promotions, Reduced Admission & Increased Pay Structures Story By: Brett Deyo/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Jeff Karabin FONDA, NY – Since 1953, the legendary Fonda Speedway has played host to the Northeast’s most talented competitors and passionate fans. For 2019, the ‘Track of Champions’ is poised for a return to prominence. With a new management team under the BD Motorsports Media LLC promotion, Fonda Speedway launches into the ’19 campaign with reduced admission, special events and larger purse structures. It’s truly a ‘win-win-win’ for supporters of the Montgomery County half-mile…

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BIG MIDGET FIELD EXPECTED FOR NOVEMBER CLASSIC SATURDAY AT BAKERSFIELD

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BIG MIDGET FIELD EXPECTED FOR NOVEMBER CLASSIC SATURDAY AT BAKERSFIELD Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Bakersfield, California (November 14, 2018).........An abundance of USAC Midget racing talent will be on display in this Saturday's "November Classic" at Bakersfield Speedway as the P1 Insurance National Midgets clash with the Light Up The World Western States Midgets for the first of two times in 2018. The field sees four past USAC National Midget champions on board for the November 17 race on the speedy 1/3-mile dirt oval, including Jerry Coons, Jr. (2006-07), Rico Abreu (2014), Tanner Thorson…

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Music to Our Ears! Outlaws Invading Nashville in 2019

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Music to Our Ears! Outlaws Invading Nashville in 2019 Inaugural Music City Outlaw Nationals Will See Dirt Go Down May 31-June 1 at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – November 14, 2018 – Many outlaws have crossed through the Nashville music scene over the years, but for the first time in history the World of Outlaws and their 900 horsepower Sprint Cars will crank up the volume on May 31 and June 1 in Music City. The quarter-mile track at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway will be covered in dirt for the inaugural Music…

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TURKEY NIGHT DON BASILE ROOKIE OF THE RACE CONTENDERS

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TURKEY NIGHT DON BASILE ROOKIE OF THE RACE CONTENDERS Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Ventura, California.........Over the years, Don Basile Rookie of the Race honors at the "Turkey Night Grand Prix" have been awarded to some of the most talented young racers in America. Just a glance down the list will show you the names of Kasey Kahne, Dave Steele, Bobby East, Kody Swanson, Kyle Larson, Tanner Thorson, Carson Macedo and Zeb Wise as individuals who've made an impact in their first appearance at the prestigious race early in their careers…

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INDIANA SPRINT WEEK EXPANDS TO 8 RACES IN 2019

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  INDIANA SPRINT WEEK EXPANDS TO 8 RACES IN 2019 Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photos By: Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana.........Indiana Sprint Week will expand to its largest schedule in over a decade when the 32nd annual edition of the wildly-popular event arrives in 2019 for eight races in ten nights between July 18-27. There have been only two other occasions when ISW featured eight USAC AMSOIL National Sprint races, in 2003 and 2007. The 2019 ISW schedule includes eight distinct tracks each with their own characteristics, ranging from relatively flat to high banks, from quarters to half-miles and from…

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Big Diamond Speedway presents 2019 Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway

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Big Diamond Speedway presents 2019 Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway   Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Syder & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Big Diamond Speedway promoters Jake and Jasmine Smulley would like to pay their blessings forward once again this Thanksgiving season with their 6th annual turkey giveaway. All you need to do is send an email to smulleyracing@gmail.com and briefly describe how this gesture would help you or someone you know this holiday season. Once again, Jake and Jasmine would like to acknowledge those who contributed to making Big Diamond Speedway a success. We look forward to a great…

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Short Track Super Series Enjoys Banner 2018 Season: Average Modified Car Count Of 43.7, Six First-Time Winners

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Short Track Super Series Enjoys Banner 2018 Season: Average Modified Car Count Of 43.7, Six First-Time Winners Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – By all accounts, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco enjoyed a banner year in 2018. From March through October, the series provided fans with excitement across four states – New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware – while racers competed for the most lucrative monetary offerings since the series’ inception in 2014 as Sunoco Race Fuels and distributor Insinger Performance of Dushore, Pa., sweetened the pot.…

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USAC MIDGETS HEAD WEST THIS SATURDAY, FIRST STOP BAKERSFIELD

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  USAC MIDGETS HEAD WEST THIS SATURDAY, FIRST STOP BAKERSFIELD Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Bakersfield, California.........USAC National racing continues its adventure out west this weekend, but now the focus turns to the midgets as teams point the compass toward California's Bakersfield Speedway this Saturday, November 17, for the "November Classic," the penultimate round for both the USAC P1 Insurance National & Light Up the World Western States Midget seasons. Brady Bacon of Broken Arrow, Okla. returns to Bakersfield as the defending winner of the "November Classic," where he led the final 24 laps…

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THOMAS REPEATS $25K OVAL NATIONALS WIN; COURTNEY WINS USAC SPRINT TITLE ON TIEBREAKER

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THOMAS REPEATS $25K OVAL NATIONALS WIN; COURTNEY WINS USAC SPRINT TITLE ON TIEBREAKER Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Michael Fry/USAC & Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com Perris, California.........It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. That about sums of the rollercoaster of emotions Kevin Thomas, Jr. and Tyler Courtney endured at the conclusion of Saturday night's Budweiser "Oval Nationals" presented by All Coast Construction at Perris Auto Speedway. Kevin Thomas, Jr. notched his second-straight "Oval Nationals" win worth $25,000, but lost the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car championship on a tiebreaker to Tyler Courtney who…

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Buzz Chew Racing and Mike Mahaney Part Ways

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  Buzz Chew Racing and Mike Mahaney Part Ways Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com KING FERRY, NY - November 10, 2018 - In racing as in life, in time all good things come to an end. After three seasons together, Buzz Chew Racing and Mike Mahaney have agreed to part ways. “I can’t thank Buzz Chew enough for everything he has put into the team over the last three years,” Mahaney said. Buzz Chew Racing decided to make the transition from asphalt to dirt and elected Mahaney to be their first dirt driver. Mahaney, the King Ferry,…

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MAJOR CURE ARENA IMPROVEMENTS TO ENHANCE VIEWING EXPERIENCE AT EAST COAST INDOOR NATIONALS DECEMBER 13-15

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TIM AND STEVE BUCKWALTER READY TO ATTACK TRENTON’S MICRO RACING FIELD IN EAST COAST INDOOR NATIONALS DECEMBER 13-15; MAJOR CURE ARENA IMPROVEMENTS TO ENHANCE VIEWING EXPERIENCE Story By: Ernie Saxton/East Coast Indoor Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ November 10, 2018 . . . Cousins Tim and Steve Buckwalter, two of the most talented and accomplished open wheel drivers in the northeast, have each filed entries for the December 13-15 East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Fueled By VP Race Fuels race at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, NJ. The Buckwalters will be in anticipation of the same lighting fast, smooth…

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GRANT STRIKES TWICE FOR OVAL NATIONALS NIGHT TWO VICTORY

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GRANT STRIKES TWICE FOR OVAL NATIONALS NIGHT TWO VICTORY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Michael Fry & Rich Forman/USAC Racing Perris, California......... When it comes to the first two nights of the 23rd annual Budweiser "Oval Nationals" presented by All Coast Construction at Perris Auto Speedway, it seems you just can't keep Justin Grant and Tyler Courtney away from each other in late-race situations. It also appears that down the stretch of the season, you just can't keep Justin Grant out of USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victory lane as he collected his fifth win in…

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East Coast Drivers Join Forces to Compete in Gateway Dirt Nationals

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Two East Coast Drivers Join Forces to Compete in Gateway Dirt Nationals Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – November 8, 2018 – ‘The Kid’s Kid’ out of Frenchtown, NJ, Billy Pauch Jr. and the ‘Phenom’ out of Collegeville, PA, Alex Bright have teamed up once again. This time the duo will be competing at the VP Racing Fuels Gateway Dirt Nationals at The Dome at America’s Center in downtown St. Louis, M.O. The third annual VP Racing Fuels Gateway Dirt Nationals will now feature three major divisions in Super Late Models, Midgets and Open-Wheel…

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GRANT GRABS OVAL NATIONALS OPENER AT PERRIS

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RESILIENT GRANT GRABS OVAL NATIONALS OPENER AT PERRIS Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Perris, California.........For better or worse, Justin Grant and TOPP Motorsports have learned how to be resilient this year. They've successfully overcome their season-long, mountainous valley of struggles that kept them winless through their first 33 USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car starts of 2018. And, on Thursday night, the pair overcame humble beginnings that forced them to start from the fifth row in the A-Main for the opener for the 23rd annual Budweiser "Oval Nationals" presented by All Coast Construction at…

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DARLAND MOVES INTO TIE FOR SECOND-MOST USAC SPRINT FAST TIMES

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DARLAND MOVES INTO TIE FOR SECOND-MOST USAC SPRINT FAST TIMES Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Perris, California.........Qualifying is an essential aspect in the sport of auto racing, usually setting the tone for the night and putting a driver in position to claim the checkered flag at the end of the night. Perhaps it's no surprise that the top-three drivers in terms of USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victories are also one-two-three on the all-time list for most fast qualifying times with the series. Tom Bigelow remains at the top with a staggering 65 fast…

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Schatz and Sweet Championship Battle Will Intensify in 2019

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Donny Schatz and Brad Sweet Championship Battle Will Intensify in 2019 2018 top two remain consistent while other rides change hands in effort to unseat TSR star Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – November 8, 2018 – Donny Schatz and Brad Sweet separated themselves from the rest of the competition in the second half of the 2018 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series season, which has everyone excited to see the 2019 Championship battle that will kick off in February at Volusia Speedway Park. As the Outlaws closed out their 40th…

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TYLER COURTNEY LEADS OVAL NATIONALS PRACTICE NIGHT

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TYLER COURTNEY LEADS OVAL NATIONALS PRACTICE NIGHT Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Adam Mollenkopf/USAC Racing Perris, California.........The top drivers in the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car points recorded the top-two lap times in Wednesday night's practice session at Perris Auto Speedway in preparation for the 23rd annual Budweiser "Oval Nationals" presented by All Coast Construction this Thursday, Friday and Saturday night, November 8-9-10. Tyler Courtney, who trails Kevin Thomas, Jr. in the standings by just two points, topped the charts with a lap of 16.419 seconds around the half-mile dirt oval aboard his Clauson Marshall Newman…

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Watch the 2019 Knoxville Nationals on DIRTVision.com

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Watch the 2019 Knoxville Nationals on DIRTVision.com Story By: Cristina Cordova/WoO Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – Nov. 7, 2018 – DIRTVision and Knoxville Raceway announced today a broadcast partnership establishing DIRTVision as the exclusive broadcast platform for the Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Store, the Weld Racing Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank, the 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank, the inaugural Corn Belt Nationals and the full regular-season schedule of events that comprises the Knoxville Championship Cup Series. "This season, we set out to offer every World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series…

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KEVIN THOMAS, JR.’S QUALIFYING PROWESS HAS TURNED HEADS IN 2018

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  KEVIN THOMAS, JR.'S QUALIFYING PROWESS HAS TURNED HEADS IN 2018 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Perris, California.........When it comes down to the end of a nitty gritty USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car points race, you look for any omens you can spot. You may look for a titlist in terms of overall victories - 2nd in points Tyler Courtney has 11. Perhaps it's in terms of consistency - 3rd in points Chris Windom has a series-leading 35 top-ten finishes in 37 starts. One that kind of gets overlooked is fast qualifying times. Series…

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HISTORY IN THE MAKING: NARROW USAC SPRINT TITLE RACE TO BE DECIDED AT PERRIS

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HISTORY IN THE MAKING: NARROW USAC SPRINT TITLE RACE TO BE DECIDED AT PERRIS Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Perris, California (November 6, 2018).........As the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars head into the season's final weekend of 2018, we're staring down the barrel of history in the making. Only two points separate Kevin Thomas, Jr. and Tyler Courtney in the National standings with just three races remaining - the 23rd annual Budweiser "Oval Nationals" presented by All Coast Construction at California's Perris Auto Speedway on November 8-9-10. The old saying, "if the season ended…

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HBR Racing Recap 11/6/18

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HBR Racing Recap 11/6/18 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – November 6, 2018 – The Heinke-Baldwin race team closed out their 2018 season with both teams producing two top-five finishes in the the Super DIRTcar Series point standings. This past weekend the team made the trek south for their final race weekend of the season at the Dirt Track at Charlotte in Charlotte, N.C. On hand Thursday was a full day of qualifying for the Big Block Modifieds where they qualified for both Friday and Saturday’s portion of the World Finals.…

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OVAL NATIONALS ENTRY LIST FIVE PREVIOUS WINNERS AND TITLE CHASES TO BOOT

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  OVAL NATIONALS ENTRY LIST FIVE PREVIOUS WINNERS AND TITLE CHASES TO BOOT Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Perris, California.........Forty-five cars have pre-entered for the 23rd annual Budweiser "Oval Nationals" presented by All Coast Construction on November 8-9-10 at Perris Auto Speedway. The prestigious event on the southern California half-mile presents three-straight nights of racing starting this Thursday night and concluding Saturday night, which pays a whopping $25,000-to-win and serves as the season finale for both the USAC AMSOIL National and CRA Sprint Cars. The race includes past "Ovals" winners Bud Kaeding Damion Gardner, Dave Darland,…

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Big Diamond Speedway 2019 Season Passes, Reserved Seating, Pit Parking, and Pit Licenses now available!

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Big Diamond Speedway 2019 Season Passes, Reserved Seating, Pit Parking, and Pit Licenses now available! Story By: Ken Bruce/Big Diamond Speedway Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com Minersville, PA - If you need that perfect gift for a special race fan this Christmas, a 2019 Big Diamond Speedway season pass is the ultimate gift that will literally keep on giving! Not only will the season pass holder receive free admission into EVERY race of 2019, we will also include a reserved seat for every event on the 2019 schedule! The 2019 season will kick off with two free-to-the-public practice…

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New Egypt Speedway Plans December 8th Roundtable Meetings With All Race Teams

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New Egypt Speedway Plans December 8th Roundtable Meetings With All Race Teams Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway has scheduled its annual roundtable discussions with all of their weekly race teams for Saturday December 8th, 2018 at the New Egypt Firehouse located at 59 Main Street in New Egypt. The meeting times will take place as follows: Street Stocks 12PM-1PM 4-Cylinders 1PM-2PM Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars 2PM-3PM Crate Modifieds 3PM-4PM Sportsman 4PM-5PM Modifieds 5PM-6:30PM Speedway management is asking that only the driver and car owner be present due to…

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Accord Speedway Set To Host Post-Thanksgiving ‘Gobbler’ Saturday, November 24

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  Accord Speedway Set To Host Post-Thanksgiving ‘Gobbler’ Saturday, November 24 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – Eat Thanksgiving dinner with the family, we’ll provide the dirt-track dessert. On Saturday, November 24, the curtain comes down on the Northeast outdoor season in the Catskill Mountains of New York State. Accord Speedway, the quarter-mile clay oval operated by Gary and Donna Palmer, plays host to the ‘Gobbler’ season finale for the sixth consecutive year. The ‘Gobbler’ is an annual post-Thanksgiving co-promotion involving the Palmer family and BD Motorsports Media LLC. The headline event, of course, is…

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242 Drivers, 575 Tire Certificates, $51,450 Point Fund – American Racer Cup Wins With Weekly Racers

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242 Drivers, 575 Tire Certificates, $51,450 Point Fund – American Racer Cup Wins With Weekly Racers Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MILLSBORO, DE – Winning with the weekly racer. It’s been the moniker of the American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco since its inception nine years ago. In 2018, the mission statement never rang truer. This year, 242 Modified and Sportsman drivers registered to participate in the ‘home-track’ American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco representing 14 speedways across New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. During the course of the 2018 campaign, program backers American…

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FREE CAR ENTRY OPEN TO KNEPPER 55 COMPETITORS! TICKETS ON SALE TOO

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FREE CAR ENTRY OPEN TO KNEPPER 55 COMPETITORS! TICKETS ON SALE TOO! Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Du Quoin, Illinois (November 2, 2018).........The Knepper family is once again sponsoring FREE entry for competitors to enter their midgets for the Saturday, December 15th "Junior Knepper 55" USAC Special Event at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin, Illinois. After visiting https://usacracing.ticketspice.com/2018-knepper-car-entry, use the coupon code "KNEPPER" to enter your car for the race for no charge. The offer expires Sunday, December 9th, 2018. The complete pre-entry list for the event will be published the following day,…

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Bloomquist dominates Saturday’s field for Outlaw win, Marlar picks up first ever Series title at Charlotte

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Scott Bloomquist dominates Saturday's field for 32nd-career Outlaw win, Marlar takes sixth and his first ever Series title at Charlotte Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – November 3, 2018 – What once started earlier this year, all the way back in February at the Volusia Speedway Park for the DIRTcar Nationals is now complete. The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series wrapped up its 30th Anniversary tour on Saturday night at the Dirt Track at Charlotte in the World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am, where Scott Bloomquist won his…

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Schatz Outduels Schuchart In Charlotte Classic

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Schatz Wins Thriller From 10th in 2018 Season Finale at Charlotte Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CHARLOTTE, NC – November 3, 2018 – In fitting fashion, Donny Schatz came from 10th at The Dirt Track at Charlotte to win the final night of the World Finals presented by Can-Am. Schatz wrapped up his 10th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Championship on Thursday. Logan Schuchart, who exchanged slide jobs with Schatz coming to the White Flag, settled for second with ninth-starting Brad Sweet completing the podium. Spencer Bayston, in search of his first…

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Fuller is Sheppard’s Kryptonite In Charlotte Thriller

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Tim Fuller Stuns the 2018 Super DIRTcar Series Champion Matt Sheppard with Late Race Pass for Win Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – November 3, 2018 - Tim Fuller of Watertown, NY won the battle and Matt Sheppard won the war. With just a handful of laps the 2018 Mohawk International Speedway Champion tracked Sheppard down and made the pass for the World of Outlaws World Finals Presented by Cam-Am 40-lap Feature win. Matt Sheppard crossed the finish line second as the newly crowned 2018 Super DIRTcar Series Champion. The…

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Sheppard Scores in Friday’s Feature at Charlotte

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Sheppard Scores in Friday's Feature at Charlotte Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – November 3, 2018 - The Friday portion of the 2018 World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am Off Road at the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway was finally completed on Saturday afternoon, after it was rescheduled from Friday night due to the city of Charlotte’s curfew. Brandon Sheppard collected his 13th win of the season and inched closer to a repeat championship, still to be decided in the Saturday portion. 2006 Series Champion Tim McCreadie gave “The Rocket Shepp” a…

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Hearn Lights the Afterburners at the World Finals

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Brett “The Jet” Hearn Lights the Afterburners at the World Finals Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Serie Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – November 3, 2018 – The first 40-lap World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am Feature race went to Brett The Jet Hearn. Hearn worked his way into second, and then benefited from a flat right rear tire on Matt Sheppard. Incredibly Sheppard passed most of the field and managed a third-place finish. Hard-Charger Tim McCreadie started twenty-fifth and finished runner-up to The Jet. The race suffered a high rate of attrition as the day-time track…

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Ian Madsen Gets First Win of Season During Saturday Afternoon Portion of World Finals

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Ian Madsen Gets First Win of Season During Saturday Afternoon Portion of World Finals at Charlotte Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CHARLOTTE, NC – November 3, 2018 – Australian Ian Madsen will be named the 2018 Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year and accentuated that honor with his first World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature win of the year Saturday afternoon during World Finals presented by Can-Am action at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Tim Shaffer surged late to finish second with 20th-starting Logan Schuchart completing the podium. Tim Shaffer and Aaron Reutzel…

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SUNSHINE FINDS A POCKETFUL OF REDEMPTION AT WESTERN WORLD

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SUNSHINE FINDS A POCKETFUL OF REDEMPTION AT WESTERN WORLD Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman & Adam Mollenkopf/USAC Racing San Tan Valley, Arizona.........Twenty-four hours prior to taking the green flag for Saturday night's 51st "Western World Championships" finale at Arizona Speedway, Tyler Courtney was lamenting how he threw away a victory in lapped traffic. It was a mistake the Indianapolis, Indiana driver expressed he couldn't repeat when racing against competition that is at the top of their game. Twenty-four hours later, Courtney was standing in victory lane, reversing the spell that cast him in the…

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GRANT GROOVES AT WESTERN WORLD OPENER

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GRANT GROOVES AT WESTERN WORLD OPENER Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Adam Mollenkopf & Rich Forman/USAC Racing San Tan Valley, Arizona.........In a nutshell, the opening night of the 51st "Western World Championships" is a microcosm of the way the 2018 USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car season has unfolded for Justin Grant and TOPP Motorsports. Just when you began to count this pair out, here they are, back with gusto in the autumn of Friday night's 30-lapper at Arizona Speedway and in the autumn of the racing season. After relinquishing the lead twice - on lap 7…

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Friday’s WoOLM feature event is set! …to be run on Saturday afternoon

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Friday's feature event is set! ...to be run on Saturday afternoon Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – November 2, 2018 - Night number two of the World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am Off Road from The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway got off to a delayed start on Friday night, as rain around the Concord area delayed the show’s start time until just after 8 p.m. World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series action kicked off right after the Super DIRTcar Series Last Chace Showdown races, where Chris Madden, Scott Bloomquist, Tim…

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Afternoon Rain and Track Curfew Force Friday’s World Finals Features to Saturday Afternoon

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Afternoon Rain and Track Curfew Force Friday’s World Finals Features to Saturday Afternoon Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CHARLOTTE, NC – November 2, 2018 – Heavy afternoon rain and a midnight curfew at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway allowed the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series, Late Model Series and Super DIRTcar Series to get everything in except the Features on Night Two of the World Finals presented by Can-Am. Friday's Super DIRTcar Series Feature will take place Saturday afternoon at 1:30 with the Late Model and Sprint Car Features to follow. Saturday’s portion…

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DIRTVision and DirtonDirt.com Announce Blockbuster Late Model Broadcast Package

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DIRTVision and DirtonDirt.com Announce Blockbuster Late Model Broadcast Package Story By: Cristina Cordova/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — Nov. 2, 2018 — DIRTvision and DirtonDirt.com - the two biggest names in live video streaming - announced today a broadcast partnership with the aim to provide live broadcast coverage of every World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series event on the 2019 season schedule, as well as the entire, grueling DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour. “This season’s effort to ramp up the DIRTVision schedule and offer every Sprint Car Series race live was a huge success we wanted to build…

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Clanton sets Friday’s fast time, Marlar sets Saturday’s… for now in WoO LM’s

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Clanton sets Friday's fast time, Marlar sets Saturday's... for now. Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – November 1, 2018 – Night one of the World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am Off Road from The Dirt Track at Charlotte got off to a great start on Thursday afternoon, with Super DIRTcar Series qualifying sessions rolling onto the track promptly at 3:45. Things didn’t end very well for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models, though, as their final qualifying session of the evening was halted by Mother Nature. Everything else in…

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World of Outlaws Welcomes Drydene as Official Motor Oil and Official DEF

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World of Outlaws Welcomes Drydene as Official Motor Oil and Official DEF  Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — Nov. 1, 2018 — The World of Outlaws announced today a partnership with Drydene Performance Products declaring them the Official Motor Oil and Official Diesel Exhaust Fuel (DEF) of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car and Late Model Series. The Drydene brand has been a commercial and automotive product staple in the mid-Atlantic region dating back to the 19th century. The brand offers a complete product lineup of lubricants, from engine, transmission, and hydraulic…

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Price-Miller, Gravel Fastest in Qualifying as Schatz Clinches 10th Outlaws Title Thursday at World Finals

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Price-Miller, Gravel Fastest in Qualifying as Donny Schatz Clinches 10th World of Outlaws Title Thursday at World Finals Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CHARLOTTE, NC – November 1, 2018 – Parker Price-Miller and David Gravel set fast time for Friday and Saturday night, respectively, but it was Donny Schatz stealing the show during Thursday’s World Finals presented by Can-Am at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. By taking the track Thursday, Schatz clinched his 10th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Championship, and fifth straight, aboard the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing No.15. Schatz…

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2018 SEASON MARKS ONE OF THE BUSIEST EVER IN USAC SPRINT HISTORY

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2018 SEASON MARKS ONE OF THE BUSIEST EVER IN USAC SPRINT HISTORY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com One-thousand, eight-hundred and sixty-eight. That's the number of USAC Sprint Car events held since the club's inception in 1956 coming into the final two weekends of the 2018 season Nov. 2-3 at Arizona Speedway and Nov. 8-9-10 at California's Perris Auto Speedway. Of those 1,868 races throughout a 63-year span, this year actually marks one of the busiest years in USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car history with a total of 37 events already held - 36 points…

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