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SWANSON CONTINUES SILVER CROWN DOMINATION, WIRES “ROLLIE BEALE CLASSIC”

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SWANSON CONTINUES SILVER CROWN DOMINATION, WIRES "ROLLIE BEALE CLASSIC" Toledo, Ohio...Kody Swanson continued his winning ways in the Silver Crown Series after five wins propelled him to the 2014 championship, as he led every lap in Friday's Hemelgarn Racing Super Fitness "Rollie Beale Classic" at Toledo Speedway. The Kingsburg, California driver forged a tie with Tracy Hines for 11th on the all-time series win list with his ninth career triumph. "I had to hold up my end of the bargain to get this team a pavement win after we got them to bring this car out two years ago. I'm…

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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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Honda Unveils Superspeedway Aero Kit; Sponsor announcements for Penske, BHA, Ganassi and more

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Verizon IndyCar Series Headlines: 1.    Honda Unveils Superspeedway Aero Kit Designed for Indianapolis 500 Performance 2.    Avaya To Back Pagenaud at Indianapolis, Other Events 3.    Angie's List to Sponsor Chaves, BHA in Angie's List Grand Prix of Indianapolis 4.    Carpenter Eager to Learn About Aero Kits 5.    Ganassi Lands Ivy Tech Partnership for Karam 6.    Fisher to Expand Business Interests in Speedway with Karting Track Click HERE to view and download the May 3 Indianapolis Oval Promoter Test Participant List. 1. Honda unveils superspeedway aero kit designed for Indianapolis 500 performance: Reduced drag and increased engine performance equal speed on…

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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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410 Sprints Return and URC 360/358 Sprint Car Challenge Race at SSP on Sunday, May 3

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410 Sprints Return and URC 360/358 Sprint Car Challenge Race at SSP on Sunday, May 3 360/358 Sprint Car Challenge Presented by www.shetronequipment.com and Newville Construction Services Newberrytown, PA (September 11, 2014) On Sunday night, May 3, racing returns on the "Big Track" with the 410 Sprints and a URC 360/358 Sprint Car Challenge race. The special URC 360/358 Sprint Car Challenge race is presented by www.shetronequipment.com and Newville Construction Services. The 410 Sprint Car feature will pay $3,500-to-win for the 25-lap feature event. Non-qualifiers for the A-Main feature will receive a complimentary non-transferrable entry fee ($50.00 value) for the…

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Highlight In The Making: Tuesday Night’s (May 5) Short Track Super Series ‘Anthracite Assault’ At Big Diamond Speedway To Boast Diverse Field, Big Payout & “True Special Event” Feel; Pre-Race Activities Planned

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Highlight In The Making: Tuesday Night’s (May 5) Short Track Super Series ‘Anthracite Assault’ At Big Diamond Speedway To Boast Diverse Field, Big Payout & “True Special Event” Feel; Pre-Race Activities Planned MINERSVILLE, PA – Tuesday night’s (May 5) return of the ‘Anthracite Assault’ to Big Diamond Speedway is a 2015 dirt Modified season highlight in the making. An anchor facility of the Keystone State, Big Diamond Speedway, will play host to one of the year’s most diverse big-block/small-block Modified fields when the Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek invades for the 50-lap event. The ‘Anthracite Assault’ is…

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The New All Stars bring Blaney, Shaffer and Holtgraver home Rush Late Models, Modifieds and Pic-A-Part Sportsman also on the card

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The New All Stars bring Blaney, Shaffer and Holtgraver home Rush Late Models, Modifieds and Pic-A-Part Sportsman also on the card Sarver, PA (April 29, 2015) When the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints invade the Action Track, it�s really more like a homecoming. For the past few seasons, former Track Champions Dale Blaney, Tim Shaffer and more recently Danny Holtgraver have been flag bearers for the All Stars and each has benefitted from home cooking in recent years. All three are scheduled to be in action this Friday, April 10 as the All Stars make their first visit…

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All Stars and May Flowers Enduro up Next at the Park

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All Stars and May Flowers Enduro up Next at the Park Mercer, PA (April 29, 2015): Anticipation is building for the first appearance by the new UNOH All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series this Saturday at Mercer Raceway Park. Because weather interfered with all but one of the scheduled events at the track so far in 2015, the promising weather forecast has fans, competitors, and staff ready and raring to go. And, they even get to go again, with a Sunday afternoon program featuring the May Flowers 150 and Full Bloom 25. The All Stars will bring their…

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Double Sprints Friday And May 8 With Outlaws On Williams Grove Horizon

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Double Sprints Friday And May 8 With Outlaws On Williams Grove Horizon Mechanicsburg – May will kick off at Williams Grove Speedway with the first two-race weekend of the season when the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars and the HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprints take to the track on May 1 followed by the first Saturday Series show of the season on May 2. Friday’s twin sprint car program of 410s and 358s gets underway at 7:30 pm. Adult general admission for the show is set at just $14 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for just $10…

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URC Returns to Action with a Two Race Weekend

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URC Returns to Action with a Two Race Weekend After 2 weekends off, the United Racing Club will return to action with a double header of challenge races being held at Selinsgrove Speedway on Saturday night, May 2nd, and Susquehanna Speedway on Sunday night, May 3rd. Two weeks ago, on April 12th, the United Racing Club held its first race of 2015 at the big 5/8th mile Bridgeport Speedway. Chuck Hebing and Curt Michael lead the field of 20 sprints to the green flag. The night was all green as the Bill Gallagher owned 5G found themselves in victory lane…

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DOUBLE POINTS UP FOR GRABS AS OLIVER COMMUNICATIONS GROUP AND OLIVER CONSTRUCTION ROUND OF 24 SET TO BLAST OFF 2015 EDITION OF MAY MODIFIED MADNESS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

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DOUBLE POINTS UP FOR GRABS AS OLIVER COMMUNICATIONS GROUP AND OLIVER CONSTRUCTION ROUND OF 24 SET TO BLAST OFF 2015 EDITION OF MAY MODIFIED MADNESS AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY New Egypt, NJ - The "Top Twenty-Four” round of the 2015 May Modified Madness campaign presented  by Oliver Construction & Oliver Communications Group will be the first on track action of the series at New Egypt Speedway on May 2nd and will also feature double points for the 358 Modifieds. Twelve drivers will advance to the "Dirty Dozen" presented by John Gasko & Son Farm and Greenhouses round of May Modified…

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Chili Bowl Ticket Renewal Deadline Nearing

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Chili Bowl Ticket Renewal Deadline Nearing TULSA, Okla. (April 30, 2015) The Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire will celebrate 30 years of action inside the River Spirit Expo Center in 2016. An event unlike any other, reserved seat tickets can be hard to come by, and for those who are current ticket holders, the deadline to renew your coveted seat is Wednesday, May 13, 2015. Ticket flyers have been mailed out and can be mailed to 1141 S. 83rd East Ave. Tulsa, OK 74112 or faxed to 918-836-5517. Tickets can also be renewed by phone, Monday-Friday…

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The Excitement Returns To Accord Speedway Tuesday, May 19 With New York Truck Parts Inc. ‘Battle of the Bullring 3’ Special; Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Modifieds Battle 53 Laps For $25,000-Plus Purse; Sportsman & Slingshots Complete Busy Program

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The Excitement Returns To Accord Speedway Tuesday, May 19 With New York Truck Parts Inc. ‘Battle of the Bullring 3’ Special; Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Modifieds Battle 53 Laps For $25,000-Plus Purse; Sportsman & Slingshots Complete Busy Program ACCORD, NY – Race fans left Accord Speedway wanting more when the checkered flew on the make-up ‘Gobbler’ April 14. Now, they’re going to get it. On Tuesday, May 19 (rain date: May 20) New York Truck Parts Inc. presents the ‘Battle of the Bullring 3’ at the Ulster County quarter-mile oval. The Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled…

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TEST & TUNE NIGHT, MEMBERSHIP/PIT PASS DISCOUNT DEADLINE QUICKLY APPROACHING

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OHSWEKEN SPEEDWAY PR: TEST & TUNE NIGHT, MEMBERSHIP/PIT PASS DISCOUNT DEADLINE QUICKLY APPROACHING by Tommy Goudge (April 30, 2015) - Ohsweken, Ontario - The annual Test & Tune Night, and the deadline for discounted pit memberships and season pit passes for the 2015 Ohsweken Speedway season are both coming up in less than 2 weeks! Ohsweken Speedway will be hosting Test & Tune Night on Friday, May 8 for all divisions competing at the track in 2015. Pit admission for the car and driver will be $25, while crew member admission will be $15, and spectator admission for the main…

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Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Post-Event Infractions

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Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Post-Event Infractions INDIANAPOLIS (April 29, 2015) - INDYCAR announced the following post-event infractions from the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama, which was held April 25-26 at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala.: • Chevrolet received a deduction of 20 manufacturer championship points per Verizon IndyCar Series regulations. According to Rule 10.6.4.4, 20 points will be deducted for a non-minor engine repair to the Chevrolet engine in the No. 8 entry. Chevrolet notified INDYCAR and completed the repair within the scope of the rules. • INDYCAR officials fined crew members of Team Penske a…

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FEATURE RACE WINNERS IN ALL DIVISIONS EARN EXTRA PERKS FROM INGERSOLL RAND AT GRANDVIEW

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FEATURE RACE WINNERS IN ALL DIVISIONS EARN EXTRA PERKS FROM INGERSOLL RAND AT GRANDVIEW LUCKY FAN HAS AN OPPORTUNITY TO WIN IR PRIZE PACK EACH WEEK STARTING TIME ON SATURDAY IS NOW 7:30PM BECHTELSVILLE, PA April 29, 2015 . . . There will be something extra in the pay envelope for feature winners at Grandview Speedway this Saturday courtesy of Ingersoll Rand Tools. Each winner will receive a tool package valued at approximately $600. This will be the first of four Ingersoll Rand Nights at Grandview this season. The $600 package from Ingersoll Rand, the big bucks from T.P. Trailers,…

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Mahoning Valley Speedway present six division card this Saturday, May 2

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Mahoning Valley Speedway present six division card this Saturday, May 2 (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 4-28-15) The first three weeks of the 2015 season at Lehighton’s Mahoning Valley Speedway have rolled off with plenty of race cars and a variety of winners. Matter of fact in 20 main events run there have been 18 different winners. That winners list will look to have more names added this coming Saturday evening, May 2 when the track will be in action with a regular show of heats and features for the Modifieds, Late Models, Street Stocks, Dirt Mods, Pro 4s and Hobby Stocks. Kids…

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Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series Begins Action This Week

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Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series Begins Action This Week Mechanicsburg, PA. April 28, 2015 Williams Grove Speedway's Saturday Night Series begins its 10th year of competition at the famous half-mile clay oval. This Saturday, May 2nd, the first of a 16-race season will commence at 7 PM. The Saturday Night Series will continue with a three-division show featuring the Blazer's Body Shop Super Sportsman, Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models and Aquafun Pools Street Stocks. Last Friday night the Credit Connection Auto Sales 358 Late Models were in action at Williams Grove Speedway. Veteran driver Les Hare defeated…

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At A Glance: Stewart and Pittman Return to their Roots

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At A Glance: Stewart and Pittman Return to their Roots The Oklahoma natives lead the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series north from 'The Sooner State' to Missouri and Indiana CONCORD, N.C. - April 28, 2015 - The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series takes on three straight nights of racing action this weekend as the series travels to Salina, Okla., Pevely, Mo. and Haubstadt, Ind. The series' return to Salina Highbanks Speedway in Oklahoma on Friday represents a homecoming for two series regulars - Daryn Pittman and Shane Stewart. Pittman is a native of Owasso, Okla. while Stewart hails…

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ON-TRACK PARTY MARKS MAY 2 STOCK CAR SHOW AT WALL STADIUM

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ON-TRACK PARTY MARKS MAY 2 STOCK CAR SHOW AT WALL STADIUM WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Appreciation of race fans will be the main goal this Saturday Night (May 2) at Wall Stadium Speedway as enthusiasts will be rewarded with a 40-lap race for the Downs Ford Modifieds, plus action for the Snap-on Sportsman racers, Limited Late Models, O’Shea Auto Repair Factory Stocks, Green Flag Driving Experience Legend Cars and the Green Monster Insulation 4 Cylinder division. Also on tap for the Saturday night schedule is an on-tack party where fans can meet the drivers and check out the racecars while…

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ARDC MAKES FIRST BIG DIAMOND APPEARANCE OF 2015

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ARDC MAKES FIRST BIG DIAMOND APPEARANCE OF 2015 The American Racing Drivers Club (ARDC) heads to the Big Diamond Speedway this Friday night for its third event of the 2015 season. The first two races have produced two first time winners in ARDC competition. Will there be a third on Friday or will another driver add a win to his total? Danny Stratton was the winner of the season opener at Linda's Speedway with Ryan Greth earning his first win the next night at Path Valley. Trevor Kobylarz chased both drivers to the checkered flag and will be looking for…

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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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Despite Hand Injury The Show Must Go On For Jimmy Blewett

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Despite Hand Injury The Show Must Go On For Jimmy Blewett By: Pete MacDonald When New Egypt Speedway had the night off for 358 Modified's this past Saturday night "Showtime" Jimmy Blewett did what every other racer in this country would do, Find something to race. Blewett would team up with The Boardwick's to drive their potent #18 in which Jimmy cruised to a Turkey Derby win with last November at Wall Stadium for their season opener this past Saturday. Blewett would time trial ninth for the 40 lap affair but would be involved in a multi-car pileup on lap…

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NARDELLI NOTCHES HIS SECOND CONSECUTIVE WIN OF 2015 AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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NARDELLI NOTCHES HIS SECOND CONSECUTIVE WIN OF 2015 AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Sicklerville, NJ (April 27, 2015) – On Friday, April 24, Lee Nardelli notched his second consecutive feature win of 2015 in the wingless 600cc Micro-Sprint class at Bridgeport Speedway. Like the opening event, Nardelli started his night of competition on a victorious note by taking the first qualifying race. Although he won his heat race, Nardelli felt uncomfortable with his car. "I did not like the way it handled in the heat race," said Nardelli. Starting in ninth place in the 20-lap main event, the accomplished wheelman from Bridgeton,…

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OHSWEKEN SPEEDWAY PR: MEET YOUR FAVOURITE DRIVERS THIS SATURDAY AT STRICKLAND’S

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OHSWEKEN SPEEDWAY PR: MEET YOUR FAVOURITE DRIVERS THIS SATURDAY AT STRICKLAND'S by Tommy Goudge (April 28, 2015) - Ohsweken, Ontario - Fans are invited to get up close with their favourite race cars and drivers when Strickland's GMC hosts a preseason party and car display this Saturday, May 2 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. The event will take place at Strickland's GMC, 19-21 Lynden Road in Brantford, at the intersection of Lynden Road and Wayne Gretzky Parkway. Visit Strickland's GMC online at www.Stricklands.com, or call them at 1-866-201-9420. Teams and drivers interested in having their cars on display at the event…

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FRIDAY NIGHT’S “ROLLIE BEALE CLASSIC” OPENS 2015 SILVER CROWN SEASON AT TOLEDO

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FRIDAY NIGHT'S "ROLLIE BEALE CLASSIC" OPENS 2015 SILVER CROWN SEASON AT TOLEDO Friday night's Hemelgarn Racing/Super Fitness "Rollie Beale Classic" at Toledo (Ohio) Speedway honors the memory of the 1973 USAC Sprint Car Champion who called Toledo his home. Rollie passed away in 2014. Kody Swanson of Kingsburg, Calif. opens defense of his 2014 USAC Silver Crown Championship in Friday's 100-lapper at the half-mile paved oval. Also on the bill at Toledo are the USAC HPD Midwest Midgets. Swanson won the 2011 "Rollie Beale Classic" while Jerry Coons Jr. captured the 2010 and 2012 classics. Saturday's race kicks off the…

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HONDA .25 MIDGET NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP April 24-26, 2015 Lone Star (San Antonio, Texas) Round #3

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HONDA .25 MIDGET NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP April 24-26, 2015 Lone Star (San Antonio, Texas) Round #3 (San Antonio, TX) - The USAC Honda .25 event, hosted by the Lone Star Club in San Antonio, wrapped up the Western Swing of the National Tour this weekend with 110 cars in the pit area. Again, weather played a role, delaying start times on Saturday, but the entire program was completed in one day due to threats of more rain. "We were so pleased with the car counts out west this season," said Kyle McCain, .25 Director. "When we see our car counts increase…

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Lucas Oil Speedway On Deck for ASCS Warrior Region

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Lucas Oil Speedway On Deck for ASCS Warrior Region TULSA, Okla. (April 27, 2015) Looking to get their 2015 going after back-to-back rainouts, the Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region will take on the "Diamond of Dirt Tracks" with the fourth annual Impact4800.com Open Wheel Showdown on Saturday, May 2. Brining the ASCS Warriors for action at the three-eighths mile oval, the Saturday spectacular will include Lucas Oil POWRi National Midgets as well as the Impact4800.com W.A.R. Sprints. The inaugural event on May 5, 2012 was won by Randy Martin. The 2013 edition fell victim to Mother Nature. Randy Hibbs is…

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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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MAY MODIFIED MADNESS KICK OFF PARTY SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY MAY 1ST AT LIBERTY TOYOTA SCION IN BURLINGTON, NJ

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MAY MODIFIED MADNESS KICK OFF PARTY SCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY MAY 1ST AT LIBERTY TOYOTA SCION IN BURLINGTON, NJ New Egypt, NJ - The first ever May Modified Madness Kick-Off Party is schedule for Friday, May 1st at Liberty Toyota Scion on Route 130 in Burlington, NJ from 6-9PM. Cars of Patrick Gold, Jeff Geiges, Jason Dunn, Bob Lineman Jr. and more are scheduled to be on hand that evening, meeting fans and signing autographs. New Egypt Speedway will also have their pace truck on hand and giveaways for customers. Anyone who test drives a car during the May Modified Madness…

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Derek Hagar Set to Defend Rock ‘N Roll 50 Title

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Derek Hagar Set to Defend Rock 'N Roll 50 Title TULSA, Okla. (April 27, 2015) In one of the most intense races of the 2014 season, Derek Hagar held off two-time Rock 'N Roll 50 winner, Tim Crawley, to park his No. 9jr in Victor Lane for the first time with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real at the famed Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark. A year later, the seventh annual Eagle Motorsports Rock 'N Roll 50 presented by MyRacePass.com goes green this Saturday, May 2 and for Hagar, it's another shot…

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Honda Superspeedway Aero Kit to be Unveiled at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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  INDYCAR will host an unveiling of the Honda superspeedway aero kit package at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Thursday, April 30 at 2 p.m. (ET). The event adds more activity to the schedule prior to opening weekend at the famed 2.5-mile oval, including the May 3 Promoter Test which marks the on-track debut of superspeedway aero kits from both Honda and Chevrolet. The 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race on May 24 will mark the competition debut of superspeedway aerodynamic bodywork kits designed, manufactured and supplied by Honda and Chevrolet. Cars will be differentiated by their shapes on…

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Gardner Picks Up Western Midget Chase at Tulare

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Defending Honda USAC Western Midget Champion Ronnie Gardner of Norco, Calif. has a nine-point lead over Trey Marcham in the latest series standings as he searches for a third consecutive series title. Gardner and Marcham are the odds-on favorites for victory when the series visits Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif. Saturday for the "J.D. Heiskell & Company Race Night." Marcham won last year's race and fast qualifier Gardner finished second. Third-ranking driver Randi Pankratz of Atascadero, Calif. could be among the surprises at Tulare following her recent USAC HPD Western Midget victory at Bakersfield, Calif. UPCOMING EVENT INFO **SATURDAY, MAY…

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LAUBACH SAILS TO BACK TO BACK BRIDGEPORT VICTORIES

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Upcoming Events Saturday, May 2, 2015 – CAMERA & AUTOGRAPH NIGHT – Big Block Modifieds, Crate/Sportsman, Outlaw Stocks & Rookies plus TSRS 305 Sprints, starting time 6:00pm Sunday, May 3, 2015 – POKER SERIES #1 – 270 & Wingless 600 Micros, Four Cylinders, Slingshots & Stage-1 Modifieds, starting time 5:30pm Friday, May 8, 2015 - 270 & 600 cc Micros, 8 Cylinder Enduros and the first appearance of the ARDC Midgets on the quarter mile in 2015, starting at 8pm Saturday, May 9, 2015 - Mother's Day Flower Give Away - Big Block Modifieds, Crate/Sportsman, Outlaw Stocks & Rookies plus…

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Gardner/Spencer Duel Continues at the PAS

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Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway hosts the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars againSaturday night and once again drivers Damion Gardner and Mike Spencer expect to be among the favorites for the victory. Owning eight total championships, the two drivers have accounted for 93 total USAC/CRA feature wins. Of those 93, 57 have come at Perris. Gardner has 32 wins at the PAS and Spencer 25. Gardner, seeking a fourth series title compared to Spencer's five, has a five-point lead over Spencer in the 2015 standings. Gardner has a win, a second, a third and a fourth in his four starts. Spencer has…

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5/2-Mason Dixon Series invades Airport Speedway

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In just a little under one week, the Mason Dixon 270 Micro Sprint Series will be making their first of two stops at Airport Speedway on their 2015 tour. Now as everyone knows, 270 2 Stroke drivers, with their we-live-on-the-ragged-edge lifestyle and their never-say-die (until it dies) attitude, push it to the limit every time they get on the track. And as the story goes, there is not one 2 stroke track out there said to be more demanding than Airport Speedway in New Castle, DE (for better or for worse). The Mason Dixon Series drivers, who typically show off…

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Southwest Sprints Resume at Canyon Saturday

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R.J. Johnson of Phoenix, Ariz. continues his pursuit of a second consecutive USAC Southwest Sprint Car championship this Saturday when the series returns to Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Ariz. for the 5th Annual "Canyon Clash."Johnson has been nothing short of spectacular the past two years, boosting his all-time Arizona USAC feature win total to 21. He has won the last three series features, including the March 28 "Hank Arnold Memorial" at Canyon and he enjoys a 37-point lead over Charles Davis Jr. in the latest series points. Nobody has won four straight Arizona features since Johnson did it in…

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EAST, MIDWEST & WEST HPDs ALL IN ACTION; DAVISON, LOVE SCORE AT VENTURA; RAIN AT COLUMBUS

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EAST, MIDWEST & WEST HPDs ALL IN ACTION; DAVISON, LOVE SCORE AT VENTURA; RAIN AT COLUMBUS North Carolina, Virginia, Ohio and California all host USAC HPD Midget action this weekend as the Eastern, Midwest and Western series compete. Eastern races are Friday at Ace Speedway in Altamahaw, N.C. and Saturday at Franklin County Speedway in Callaway, Va. Midwest openers are slated Friday at Toledo (Ohio) Speedway and Saturday at Shady Bowl Speedway in DeGraff, Ohio. Western HPDs travel to Madera (Calif.) Speedway on Friday and Saturday. Saturday's event is part of the "Vukovich Classic." Friday's Hemelgarn Racing/Super Fitness "Rollie Beale…

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Hometown Win Perfect For Pitkat; Stafford Driver Claims Whelen Modified Spring Sizzler Victory

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Hometown Win Perfect For Pitkat Stafford Driver Claims Whelen Modified Spring Sizzler Victory STAFFORD, Conn. -- Woody Pitkat completed a picture perfect homecoming Sunday afternoon. The 35-year-old Stafford, Connecticut, driver powered to the victory in the NAPA Spring Sizzler 200, the traditional season-opening event for Stafford Motor Speedway. In the process, the driver of the No. 88 Buzz Chew Chevrolet/Elbow East Chevrolet became the first hometown driver to win the prestigious NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event. It was Pitkat's third career tour win. He scored his first career win last year in the August event at Stafford before following it…

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MATT SHEPPARD PASSES MATT HULSIZER TO WIN STAMPEDE STEAKHOUSE MODIFIED MAIN AT UTICA-ROME ON GATES-COLE INSURANCE NIGHT

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MATT SHEPPARD PASSES MATT HULSIZER TO WIN STAMPEDE STEAKHOUSE MODIFIED MAIN AT UTICA-ROME ON GATES-COLE INSURANCE NIGHT VERNON, NY- The stars aligned for Matt Sheppard on Gates-Cole Insurance night at the Utica-Rome Speedway. The veteran driver from Waterloo, N.Y., captured the 30-lap Stampede Steakhouse Modified main-event with a late race pass of Matt Hulsizer. It was Sheppard’s second NASCAR Whelen All-American Series win of the 2015 season. Other winners included Claude Hutchings Jr., in the Open Sportsman, AJ Filbeck in the 602 Sportsman and Mike Welch in the Pro Street Stocks. Tim Mayne and Dave Rauscher were the duo brought…

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Kurt Busch dominates to win postponed race at Richmond, seals Chase berth

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Kurt Busch dominates to win postponed race at Richmond, seals Chase berth April 26, 2015 By Chris Knight NASCAR Wire Service RICHMOND, Va. – Suspension to redemption. After being suspended for three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races earlier this season after an alleged domestic violence incident, Kurt Busch won Sunday’s postponed Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway in a dominating performance, virtually locking up a spot in this year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. “It’s an incredible feeling,” said Busch, who was reinstated March 11 and granted a waiver into the Chase. “It’s a total team effort. And…

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ERIC MAURIELLO WINS WILL WALL STADIUM MODIFIED OPENER SATURDAY

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ERIC MAURIELLO WINS WILL WALL STADIUM MODIFIED OPENER SATURDAY WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Eric Mauriello continued on a hot streak at Wall Stadium Speedway Saturday night by winning a wild opening night 40-lap main event for the Downs Ford Modified stock cars. The Howell resident won his last time out in the annual “Turkey Derby” classic here five months ago. Despite chilly evening temperatures a large grandstand crowd watched the 26 car Modified field take the green flag with Jason Hearne of New Egypt the early leader while Derek Hopkinson of Toms River and Freehold’s Steven Reed were soon a…

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LORD HOLDS OFF WAGNER & HAGGENBOTTOM TO WIN CO-SANCTIONED FEATURE EVENT AT NEW EGYPT

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LORD HOLDS OFF WAGNER & HAGGENBOTTOM TO WIN CO-SANCTIONED FEATURE EVENT AT NEW EGYPT New Egypt, New Jersey By Erika Palmai Wagner Joe Lord, of Allentown NJ, claimed not only his first victory of the 2015 season, but also the very first TSRS/NERS co-sanctioned feature event of the year. Lord led all twenty laps of the electrifying 305 sprint car showdown, with hotshot competitors Eddie Wagner and Mike Haggenbottom lurking closely behind, looking to capture their first win of the season as well. It was Lord though, who ultimately mastered the heavy lap traffic ahead, with Wagner, Haggenbottom, Tim Tanner…

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New Winners Emerge To Share Spotlight In Exciting Racing Action At Hamlin Speedway

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New Winners Emerge To Share Spotlight In Exciting Racing Action At Hamlin Speedway By: Steve Pados, GA Motorsports Media The 2015 racing season at the Hamlin Speedway has been thrown a curve ball from Mother Nature for the first two weeks of the racing season but hard work, determination and the concession stands coffee pot prevailed for a great racing show. The hard working track crew headed up by Randy Smith went to work to whip the track into shape for the evening of events and even though the racing began a bit later than usual, the 1/5 mile clay…

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$3.8 MILLION DOLLARS PAID OUT IN 114 EVENTS & 25 YEARS, THUNDER ON THE HILL TO KICKOFF 26TH SEASON SUNDAY, MAY 24 WITH 5-25’S FEATURES ONLY EVENT AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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$3.8 MILLION DOLLARS PAID OUT IN 114 EVENTS & 25 YEARS, THUNDER ON THE HILL TO KICKOFF 26TH SEASON SUNDAY, MAY 24 WITH 5-25’S FEATURES ONLY EVENT AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY A busy season is planned as the twenty-six year of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will kick off Sunday night, May 24 with the popular Grandview Thunder 5-25’s feature only event at the Grandview Speedway. Thunder on the Hill nears closer and closer to reaching the $4 million dollar mark in competitor payout. After twenty-five years and one-hundred and fourteen events, the series has distributed…

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Janisch Wins Hoosier Tire ATQMRA Opener

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Janisch Wins Hoosier Tire ATQMRA Opener 2014 ATQMRA Champion Matt Jansich started his title defense the same way he clinched it. By Winning. It was the third consecutive opening night victory for the TQ veteran at Mahoning Valley. A strong contingent of Rookie drivers were on hand with young Avery Stoehr at the head of that class. Heat races were won by Avery Stoehr and Matt Roselli. The next event on the schedule for the ATQMRA is the independent sanction $1,000 to win race at Chapel Hill Speedway in New York on May 2 followed by the next Points paying…

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Small Cars, Big Payouts: Thunder Mountain Speedway ‘Small Car Showcase’ THIS SUNDAY, May 3 Features NPS Tour By NY6A Winged 600cc Micro-Sprints, Wingless 600cc Micro-Sprints, 270cc Micro-Sprints, XCel 600 Modifieds, Empire Lightning Sprints & Slingshots; Vahlco Wheels Offers Bonuses

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Small Cars, Big Payouts: Thunder Mountain Speedway ‘Small Car Showcase’ THIS SUNDAY, May 3 Features NPS Tour By NY6A Winged 600cc Micro-Sprints, Wingless 600cc Micro-Sprints, 270cc Micro-Sprints, XCel 600 Modifieds, Empire Lightning Sprints & Slingshots; Vahlco Wheels Offers Bonuses CENTER LISLE, NY – Small cars will race for some big money when BD Motorsports Media LLC presents the inaugural ‘Small Car Showcase’ at Thunder Mountain Speedway. The first edition of the special event takes place THIS Sunday, May 3 (rain date: May 17) at the clay oval located just outside Whitney Point, N.Y., 25 miles north of Binghamton. A full…

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BALLOU BANZAIS LAKESIDE TO “WELD RACING SPRING CLASSIC” WIN

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BALLOU BANZAIS LAKESIDE TO "WELD RACING SPRING CLASSIC" WIN Kansas City, Kansas...It was "take no prisoners" for Robert Ballou on Sunday night at Lakeside Speedway as the Rocklin, California driver decimated the field to win the 30-lap "Weld Racing Spring Classic." After a caution with 12 laps to go, Ballou tore away from the field to an eventual 7.519-second victory in the Blakesley Auto - MPHG Promotions #12 Maxim/Ott on the first visit to the track by the AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship since 2001. "Our car was just a tick too tight on the cushion, and I had to…

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