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DeSoto Speedway June 13

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Bradenton's Jesse Dutilly started his Saturday night at his daughter's ballet recital at Booker High School in Sarasota. He finished it by parking in Desoto Speedway's victory lane for the fifth straight time after winning Saturday's 75-lap Turner Tree and Landscape/Sunoco Racing Fuel Super Late Model feature event. After missing qualifying, Dutilly was forced to start last in the 14-car field. It didn't take him long to start moving up as he was halfway through the field when the caution flew for Troy McNabb's spin on lap 12. Dutilly cracked the top five on lap 16 and passed Anthony Campi…

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Thunder Mountain Speedway ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Set For June 28 “Sunday Funday” Special; Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Modifieds & Speedway Entertainment SpeedSTRs Highlight Lucrative Program; $10,000 Olum’s ‘Double Down’ Bonus Offered

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Thunder Mountain Speedway ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ Set For June 28 “Sunday Funday” Special; Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Modifieds & Speedway Entertainment SpeedSTRs Highlight Lucrative Program; $10,000 Olum’s ‘Double Down’ Bonus Offered CENTER LISLE, NY – Thunder Mountain Speedway will present its own version of a “Sunday Funday” on Sunday, June 28. For the second consecutive season, BD Motorsports Media LLC teams with Thunder Mountain owner Karl Spoonhower to present the ‘Lightning on the Mountain’ special at the three-eighths-mile, banked clay oval just outside of Whitney Point, N.Y. This 2015 edition – sponsored by Olum’s, VP Racing…

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Rutherford Wins A Pair; Skias, Nocera, & Manotti Also Victorious At Lanco’s Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway on 6/17

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Newmanstown, PA -  For the third time this season, Mike Rutherford left Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway on a Saturday night with not one, but two feature wins. He also registered a third-place effort in the 270cc main event.   The Lititz, Pa. wheel-twister picked up his second triumph in 600cc Micro-Sprint competition on Saturday, then ended the evening with his fifth victory in the Sportsman Class. "Yeah, it was a pretty good night," summed up Rutherford in his victory lane interview after the Sportsman feature.   Other drivers who were victorious on Saturday included Nick Skias (270cc), William Manotti…

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Two-Time: Ryan Jordan Drives From Eighth, Completes Last-Lap Pass To Earn Second Modified Win Of 2015 At Thunder Mountain; Chris Jordan (Sportsman), Adam Hilton (Crate), Coty Bishop (Rookie), Steven Deinhardt (Street Stock), Kamdin Maby (XCel), Cheyenna Ling (SRP) & Tim Vandemark (Four Cylinder) Also Score Triumphs

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Photo Courtesy of http://thundermtnspeedway.com CENTER LISLE, NY – Ryan Jordan became the season’s first repeat Modified winner in thrilling fashion Saturday night at Thunder Mountain Speedway. Jordan, driving forward from eighth starting position, completed a final-lap pass of divisional rookie Colton Wilson to top the night’s 30-lap big-block/small-block main event. The Speedsville, N.Y., driver earned $1,200 for his second career triumph at the three-eighths-mile banked clay oval. Jordan raced wheel-to-wheel with Wilson during the race’s final five laps before surging ahead with the checkered in the air. “That was the most fun I’ve had racing, ever!” Jordan exclaimed after climbing…

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Newgarden Captures Second 2015 Victory at Honda Indy Toronto

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Newgarden Captures Second 2015 Victory at Honda Indy Toronto TORONTO (June 14, 2015) - American Josef Newgarden led Luca Filippi across the start-finish line by 1.4485 seconds to give CFH Racing a 1-2 finish in the Honda Indy Toronto. It was the second victory this season and the second of Newgarden's four-year Verizon IndyCar Series career. "I'm so happy we were able to get a win, but a 1-2 is just amazing because Luca is such a star," said Newgarden, who also won at Barber Motorsports Park in April in the No. 67 Hartman Oil Chevrolet. "Just an amazing team…

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Rained Out on Sunday at Wilmot Raceway

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  WILMOT, Wis. - June 14, 2015 - After four consecutive nights with four different winners in three different states to start the 2015 DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour, Sunday's event at Wilmot Raceway is rained out. Championship points-leader Bobby Pierce and the tour now shift on Tuesday to Jacksonville (Ill.) Speedway, where it will be rejoined by the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals series. The two tours are set to race for six consecutive nights before getting another breather: June 16 in Jacksonville, Ill.; June 17 in Farley, Iowa; June 18 at Spoon River in Canton, Ill.; June 19…

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RAY SWINEHART, BRETT GILMORE AND ADAM CARBERRY WIN A.D.MOYER LUMBER NIGHT FEATURE RACES AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ON SATURDAY NIGHT

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BECHTELSVILLE, PA June 14, 2015 . . . – Last week at Grandview Speedway Ray Swinehart was a runner-up by a wheel over eventual winner Ron Seltmann Jr. This Saturday night the two-time point champion, sporting a brand new car, stepped it up a notch and was victorious by a bigger distance over second place finisher Tim Buckwalter in the 30-lap T.P. Trailers NASCAR Whelen Modified feature sponsored by A.D. Moyer Lumber. Swinehart, who lives for racing commented that “he may be old, but he still keeps digging and sometimes you get lucky.” He admitted he squeezed Buckwalter at one…

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Upcoming Events at Accord Speedway

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Wednesday, June 17th TEST & TUNE NIGHT Pit Gate opens at 4:30 PM - Pit Pass $25 Spectators are free! Concession Stand and Emma's Sweets & Treats will be open. Friday, July 3rd - FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA Sponsored by Saugerties Lumber. Fundraiser to benefit Sparrow's Nest plus CHICKEN BBQ prepared by Handsome Devil, LLC! Racing all Divisions - Victory Lane Dance Party - Chicken BBQ - Food, Raffles, Fun! Click here to learn more about you can help us make our Sparrow's Nest Fundraiser a success! Saturday, July 11th - WRECKAGE in the CATSKILLS Sponsored by Pine Bush Equipment. 100 Lap…

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Schedule of Dates for the rained out events needing to be made up from Friday June 12

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The following is the make up schedule for the 3 features that were not able to be run on June 12 at Big Diamond Speedway due to the weather.  The Roadrunner feature will be made up on Friday, June 19 during the Schuylkill Mall Night. The Lias Tire 358 Modifieds, 360 United Racing Club Sprints and the Savage 61 Roadrunners will all be in action and the Savage 61 Roadrunners will run their rained out feature as well as all of the regular scheduled racing events for the evening.  The Sportsman feature will be made up on Friday, June 26…

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With Huset’s Victory, Donny Schatz Wins Two Races at Two Separate Tracks in One Day

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With Huset’s Victory, Donny Schatz Wins Two Races at Two Separate Tracks in One Day The win is the 13th World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season for Schatz and his 185th career win BRANDON, S.D. - June 14, 2015 - Less than 20 hours after he stood in victory lane at Knoxville Raceway in the wee hours of Sunday morning, Donny Schatz did it again Sunday night at Huset's Speedway, scoring his 13th World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series feature win of the season. It is just the second time an Outlaws driver has accomplished the…

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Brown Takes Advantage of Luck at Bowman Gray

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(Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Some say it’s better to be lucky than good. But Tim Brown has been both. Brown, a resident of Tobaccoville, got a lucky draw for position in Saturday’s Camping World 100 at Bowman Gray Stadium. He powered ahead to claim his fourth victory of the season in the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. Joe Ryan Osborne of Kannapolis started on the pole and jumped out into the lead when the green flag fell. However, his time at the top was short lived: Brown, who started second, darted to the inside to take the lead away…

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Scott Geesey, Dan Zechman, Ryan Smith, and Steven Dove Win Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Races

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Scott Geesey, Dan Zechman, Ryan Smith, and Steven Dove Win Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Races Mechanicsburg, PA., June 14, 2015 “My car was stuck and that is 90 percent of the game,” Scott Geesey said following his Williams Grove Speedway Saturday Night Series Super Sportsman victory. “What I love the most is passing. Win, lose or draw, at the end of the night if we pass race cars, I am a happy camper.” The 20-lap Blazer’s Body Shop feature went under immediate caution due to a false start. Before the restart, pole sitter Devin Beidel dropped out of the…

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QUEEN CREEK USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT RESULTS

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USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: June 13, 2015 - Queen Creek, Arizona - Arizona Speedway   FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. R.J. Johnson (#77M Michaels), 2. Brian Hosford (#22B Weber), 3. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 4. Mike Colegrove (#17 Colegrove), 5. Tom Ogle (#48 Ogle), 6. Josh Shipley (#2 Bishop). NT   SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Dennis Gile (#13 Gile), 2. Josh Pelkey (#12 Allen), 3. Chris Bonneau (#78 Bonneau), 4. Stevie Sussex (#13S Gile), 5. Bruce St. James (#7K St. James), 6. Robert King Jr., (#7S King), 7. Koty McGullam (#44K McGullam). NT   THIRD HEAT:…

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Late Race Crash Aides Earl Paules In Scoring Mahoning Modified Win; Accident Sends Bobby Jones To Hospital

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Late Race Crash Aides Earl Paules In Scoring Mahoning Modified Win; Accident Sends Bobby Jones To Hospital By DINO OBERTO (LEHIGHTON, Pa. 6-13-15) Earl Paules went from third to first with two laps to go after he narrowly missed a wreck between the front pair of Kevin Rex Jr., and Kyle Strohl. He then went on to record his second victory of the year with the Modifieds and in doing so is the first repeat winner after nine weeks of racing. That same wreck also collected several others including Bobby Jones who had a massive hit into the front straight…

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Schatz Wins Fog Shortened Mediacom Shootout at Knoxville Raceway

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The win is the 12th World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season for the Fargo, N.D. native KNOXVILLE, Iowa - June 13, 2015 - In an event that no one will soon forget, Donny Schatz scored his 12th World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series feature win of the season Saturday night after heavy fog forced officials to call Knoxville Raceway's Mediacom Shootout early. The weather played foe to the series throughout the night. After getting through qualifying, the heat races and the Dash, the skies opened up over the historic track. Intermittent rain showers continued for about…

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Feger Tames Cedar Lake for DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win

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  NEW RICHMOND, Wis. - June 13, 2015 - Jason Feger held off A.J. Diemel in Saturday night's DIRTcar Summer Nationals main event to earn the first victory of his career at Cedar Lake Speedway. Feger's $10,000 win, his first on this year's DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour, was the 12th of his career in the grueling annual series. Billy Moyer Jr., Bobby Pierce and Shannon Babb all gave chase down the stretch to round out the top five in the track's "Masters" weekend main event. Billy Moyer started on the pole and led the first six laps before his right…

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Wayne Johnson Jets to Devil’s Bowl Victory

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MESQUITE, Texas (June 13, 2015) For the seventh time in his career, Oklahoma City’s Wayne Johnson parked his Townline Variety No. 77x in Victory Lane at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real. His first victory of the 2015 season with the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real, Johnson’s run to ASCS National win No. 44 was a dominate one, beating out runner-up Johnny Herrera by 4.705 seconds. Putting the No. 77x on the front row, Johnson gave chase to Shawn Petersen for the first six laps, until…

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ABREU ATTACKS FOR LAWRENCEBURG MIDGET WEEK TRIUMPH

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Lawrenceburg, Indiana...Just like last year, Rico Abreu stood in victory lane at Lawrenceburg Speedway after a spirited 30-lap "Indiana Midget Week" feature on the high banks. The reigning Honda National Midget champion used a lap 21 restart for his first win of the season, making it four feature wins for Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports with four different drivers this season. Kevin Thomas, Jr. grabbed the early lead and led a high-speed breakaway on the cushion in the early circuits, as Jerry Coons, Jr. and Abreu stayed with him while Bryan Clauson moved from seventh to fourth in the early going. On…

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Davenport Dominates Clash at the Mag

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COLUMBUS, MS (June 13, 2015) - Jonathan Davenport roared to his fifth series win of the season tonight in Magnolia Motor Speedway's Clash at the Mag, presented by Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau. Davenport took the lead on lap 17 of the 100-lap feature, and then went on to earn $20,000 in the K&L Rumley Enterprises, Longhorn Chassis.   Jared Landers charged from his 8th starting spot to finish second. He was followed by Jimmy Owens, Don O'Neal, and Brandon Sheppard.   "I can't believe this," said the current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Championship Points Leader, Davenport in…

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BAKERSFIELD USAC HPD WESTERN MIDGET RESULTS

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USAC HPD WESTERN MIDGET RACE RESULTS: June 13, 2015 - Bakersfield, California - Kern County Raceway Park   QUALIFYING:1. Cody Jessop, 00, Jessop-13.816; 2. Dylan Nobile, 40, Nobile-13.978; 3, Jesse Love III, 44, Love-14.196; 4. Toni Breidinger, 80, Breidinger-14.222; 5. Annie Breidinger, 75, Breidinger-14.279; 6. Jesse Love IV, 38, Love-14.522; 7. Ashley Hazelton, 5, Hazelton-NT.   HEAT RACE: (8 laps) 1. Nobile, 2. Love III, 3. T.Breidinger, 4. A.Breidinger, 5. Hazelton, 6. Love IV, 7. Jessop. NT   FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Dylan Nobile, 2. Toni Breidinger, 3. Cody Jessop, 4. Jesse Love III, 5. Annie Breidinger, 6. Jesse Love…

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BRADFORD USAC DMA MIDGET RESULTS

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USAC DMA MIDGET RACE RESULTS: June 13, 2015 - Bradford, Vermont - Bear Ridge Speedway   FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Adam Whitney (#12 Whitney), 2. Ray Miller (#1w Miller), 3. Andy Barroughs (#64 Barroughs), 4. Dylan Duhaime (#57 Duhaime), 5. Tim Gallant (#33 Gallant), 6. Jeff Champagne (#15 Manafort), 7. Rich Blanchard (#10 Blanchard), 8. Mike Chaffee (#18c Chaffee), 9. Rob Williams (#96 Williams). NT   SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Kevin Chaffee (#4 Matczak), 2. Adam Pierson (#76 Manafort), 3. Dean Christensen (#69 Miller), 4. Josh Sunn (#67 Manafort), 5. Kenney Johnson (#46 Johnson), 6. Jeff Horn (#1R…

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Mintz gets late pass for Fremont FAST 410 win

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FREMONT, Ohio – With a growing family and business on his plate, Craig Mintz decided to cut back on his racing in 2015. But that hasn’t stopped him from being competitive. The Gibsonburg, Ohio driver passed D.J. Foos with just six laps to go Saturday and drove to his first 410 sprint win of the season at Fremont Speedway on Crown Battery Night.   Mintz, a two time Fremont champion, is chasing the $10,000 Kistler Racing Products Fremont Attica Sprint Title (FAST) Championship Series title. He is trying to become the only three time FAST champion. Mintz came into the…

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PERRIS AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT RESULTS

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AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: June 13, 2015 - Perris, California - Perris Auto Speedway   QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Mike Spencer, 50, Chaffin-16.521; 2. Austin Wiliams, 2, Jory-16.558; 3. Damion Gardner, 4, Alexander-16.640; 4. Cody Williams, 44, Jory-16.717; 5. Jake Swanson, 92, Sertich-16.723; 6. A.J. Bender, 21, Bender-16.746; 7. Chris Gansen, 4G, Gansen-16.755; 8. Brody Roa, 91R, BR-16.795; 9. Matt Mitchell, 37, Mitchell-16.798; 10. Rickie Gaunt, 9, McDonald-16.841; 11. Jace Vander Weerd, 88, Vander Weerd-16.916; 12. David Bezio, 37X, Bezio-17.189; 13. Logan Williams, 5, Jory-17.376; 14. Tommy Malcolm, 5X, Napier-17.385; 15. Richard Vander Weerd, 10, Vander Weerd-17.539; 16. Anthony Lopiccolo,…

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BOB SARKISIAN WINS THE THIRD RACE OF THE MODIFIED 811 DIG SAFE SERIES AT BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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Sicklerville, NJ (June 13, 2015) – Competing on the quarter mile track for the very first time, Bob Sarkisian won the third race of the Modified 811 Dig Safe Series at Bridgeport Speedway. The scheduled 25-lap contest was shortened to eighteen circuits due to a medical emergency for a crew member in the grandstands. After two early incidents slowed down the racing, Lou Cicconi took the lead on the second lap with Sarkisian, Jimmy Horton, Brad Roberts and Richie Pratt in tow. On the fifth circuit, Roberts and Pratt each advanced one position closer to the front after Horton clipped…

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Power Earns Fifth 2015 Verizon P1 Award at Honda Indy Toronto

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TORONTO (June 13, 2015) - Reigning Verizon IndyCar Series champion Will Power earned his second consecutive Verizon P1 Award and fifth of the season by recording the quickest lap of the Firestone Fast Six during qualifications for the Honda Indy Toronto. Power crossed the start-finish line to complete the lap of 59.4280 seconds on the 11-turn, 1.755-mile Exhibition Place street circuit with five seconds left in the final segment of knockout qualifications. He will lead the field of 23 to the green flag for the 85-lap race on June 14, the 31st Indy car event in Toronto dating to 1986.…

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Honda Indy Toronto Qualifying Results

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TORONTO - Results of qualifying Saturday for the Honda Indy Toronto Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 1.755-mile Streets of Toronto Exhibition Place circuit, with qualifying position, car number in parentheses, driver, aero kit-engine, time and speed in parentheses: 1. (1) Will Power, Chevrolet, 59.4280 (106.314) 2. (22) Simon Pagenaud, Chevrolet, 59.6095 (105.990) 3. (2) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 59.6242 (105.964) 4. (9) Scott Dixon, Chevrolet, 59.8879 (105.497) 5. (11) Sebastien Bourdais, Chevrolet, 59.9012 (105.474) 6. (20) Luca Filippi, Chevrolet, 01:00.2312 (104.896) 7. (3) Helio Castroneves, Chevrolet, 59.8940 (105.486) 8. (14) Takuma Sato, Honda, 59.9500 (105.388) 9. (10) Tony Kanaan,…

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Accord Speedway Results 6/12/15

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Friday, May 29th - Halmar Night Modified: Tommy Johnson, Danny Tyler, Jeff Heotzler Sr., Jerry Higbie, Robbie Green, Mike Ricci, Jeff Heotzler Jr., Jackie Brown Jr., Rich Eurich, Corey Lowitt Scott Ferrier, Mark Pullen, Bobby Hentschel, Lem Atkins, Brett Graham, Joe Judge, John Ferrier, Brad Rothaupt (DNS) Sportsman: Dave Werber, Joe Bonetti, Ken Ferrier, Jesse Marks, Greg McCloskey, Kevin Ward, Jimmy Wells, Joe Giachinta, Phil Goetschius Jr., Frank Smith III, Ralph Ronk Spec Sportsman: Nick Johnson, Winter Mead, Dnny Cross, Robbie Knipe, Ed Dachenhausen, Allison Ricci, Zach Mead, Dan Speedling, Roger Hummer, Pat Murphy, Nick Plumstead, Phil Johnson, Jim Kraus,…

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Mars Lands in Cedar Lake Speedway Victory Lane for DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win

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Mars Lands in Cedar Lake Speedway Victory Lane for DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win NEW RICHMOND, Wis. - June 12, 2015 - Jimmy Mars worked past Jason Feger with two laps to go on Friday night at Cedar Lake Speedway to take the DIRTcar Summer Nationals checkered flag. Former Summer Nationals champion Feger, of Bloomington, Ill., led the first 37 laps before Mars, of Menomonie, Wis., was able to edge ahead on lap 38 and hold off Feger and Thursday night Summer Nationals winner Frank Heckenast Jr. to the finish. It was the seventh DIRTcar Summer Nationals win of Mars' career.…

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Shane Stewart Battles Kerry Madsen to Score Inaugural Outlaws Win at Crawford County Speedway

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Shane Stewart Battles Kerry Madsen to Score Inaugural Outlaws Win at Crawford County Speedway Joey Saldana takes quick time and sets new track record, as Outlaws utilize new two-flight qualifying format for the first time ever DENISON, Iowa - June 12, 2015 - Kerry Madsen was the car to beat throughout Friday night's World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series feature at Crawford County Speedway but it was Shane Stewart who battled past the leader with two laps to go and claimed the inaugural Outlaws win at the track. Stewart started the night in fourth and battled third place running Joey…

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David Hoiness Brings it at Belgrade with the ASCS Frontier Region

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David Hoiness Brings it at Belgrade with the ASCS Frontier Region BELGRADE, Mont. (June 12, 2015) The season’s first trip to the Gallatin Speedway in Belgrade, Mont. for the ASCS Frontier Region saw David Hoiness return to Victory Lane in the Beer Wagon No. 27dd. Career win number two for the Billings, Mont. driver, Hoiness gridded the field outside the front row. Beating out 24 other drivers for the night’s winning check, Hoiness was chased by Phil Dietz to the checkered flag with J.J. Hickle taking the final podium step. Kelly Miller and 17th starting, D.J. Brink, completed the top-five.…

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Rich Bossinger wins the Slifko Fabrications Street Stock Feature, but Mother Nature steals the other divisions victories on Red White and Blue Autos night at Big Diamond Speedway.

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Rich Bossinger wins the Slifko Fabrications Street Stock Feature, but Mother Nature steals the other divisions victories on Red White and Blue Autos night at Big Diamond Speedway. Fans and teams arrived to the track Friday evening under beautiful blue skies, and it looked like it was going to be a great night of racing at Big Diamond Speedway for the Red White and Blue Autos evening. Smokey the Bear was on hand as well as the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) who set up a nice display of their brush trucks and fire response vehicles as well…

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Clash at the Mag Preliminary Highlights

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Clash at the Mag Preliminary Highlights COLUMBUS, MS (June 12, 2015) - Former Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champions, Jimmy Owens and Scott Bloomquist will make-up the front row for the Clash at the Mag on Saturday Night at Magnolia Motor Speedway. The event is sponsored by the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau and will pay $20,000 to win. Owens was victorious in the opening heat of the night. On a track that had been saturated with afternoon rain, Owens sprinted to the lead and held off defending Clash at the Mag winner and Lucas Oil Champion, Don…

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Points Leader Montoya Fastest in Practice 1; Hinchcliffe Named Grand Marshal for Honda Indy Toronto

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Points Leader Montoya Fastest in Practice 1; Hinchcliffe Named Grand Marshal for Honda Indy Toronto TORONTO (June 12, 2015) - Verizon IndyCar Series championship points leader Juan Pablo Montoya recorded the quickest lap of 1 minute, 0.6343 of a second on the 1.755-mile, 11-turn Exhibition Place street circuit on the opening day of practice for the Honda Indy Toronto. Montoya's lap was set in the first of two scheduled practice sessions on a drying circuit following early-morning rain. With a rain-soaked racing surface in the afternoon, no cars completed a full lap in the second practice that was checkered with…

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Races rained out for Attica’s Mid-Season Championship….Ohio Speedweek next up

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  Photo Courtesty Elaine & Jim Collum of Action Photos ATTICA, Ohio – Heavy thunderstorms hit the area late Friday afternoon, causing the cancellation of the Burns Electric/Ohio Logistics Mid-Season Championship at Attica Raceway Park.   Next up will be the opener of the 33rd Annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek Presented by Cometic Gasket featuring the University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions on Friday, June 19. The Ohio Cat/UBS Financial Services Night event kicks off nine straight nights of racing across Ohio.   Five time All Star champion Dale Blaney will be the driver to beat. The Low…

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Sheppard leads Super DIRTcar Series to Grandview

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WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – June 12, 2015 – Super DIRTcar Series point leader Matt Sheppard of Waterloo, NY, driver of the Heinke-Baldwin Racing/FX Caprara No. 9h, is looking to improve on past performances when the Big-Block Modifieds invade Grandview Speedway Tuesday, June 16 for the 18th annual Traffic Jam 60. “We’re off to a good start this season, but Grandview is a track that I have never had any luck or success at,” Sheppard said. “We are going to work really hard to try and change that this year.” Sheppard will have to contend some familiar rivals such as 2014 Super…

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JUNE 12 WALL OF FAME NIGHT CANCELLED DUE TO RAIN

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Ohsweken, Ontario – Heavy afternoon rain at Ohsweken Speedway and a forecast for more bad weather has forced the cancellation of Rochester Knighthawks night on Friday, June 12. The Wall of Fame ceremonies scheduled for tonightwill now take place on Friday, July 3. Ohsweken's 20th anniversary season will continue next Friday, June 19 when Renway Energy presents "Corr/Pak vs. PST" Night. The Corr/Pak Merchandising 360 Sprint Car division will take on invaders from the Patriot Sprint Tour, while the Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Car, Affordable Towing & Recovery Thunder Stock, HRW Automotive Mini Stock, & Gale’s Auto Aftermarket Bomber divisions…

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ASCS Warrior Region at U.S. 36 Postponed to June 19

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AMERON, Mo. (June 12, 2015) Nearly two inches of rain over night with more in the forecast has forced officials with the U.S. 36 Raceway in Cameron, Mo. to postpone events with the Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region to June 19. Friday, June 19 at the U.S. 36 Raceway will open at 4:00 P.M. with Hot Laps starting at 7:00 P.M. (CT). A-Mods, B-Mods, and E-Mods will join the ASCS Warrior Region. For more information, log onto http://www.us36raceway.com or call (816) 675-2279. For continued updates on the Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region, log onto http://www.ascsracing.com.

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Creeden Conquers Dirty Jersey 3 at New Egypt; Brings Home Over $10,000

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  Creeden Conquers Dirty Jersey 3 at New Egypt; Brings Home Over $10,000 By: Pete MacDonald 91 total cars entered the night's program. 46 Modifieds, 21 URC 360 Sprint Cars, and 24 Crate Sportsman. Relatively unknown second generation Empire State driver Danny Creeden called this win the biggest of his career with the field of cars that were in the pits on Thursday. Two drivers did double duty in both the 360 and Modifieds, they were Neal Williams and Stewart Friesen.  Both being full time modified chauffeurs said they would to do more sprint car racing if their schedules would…

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Heckenast Conquers Kankakee to Earn First DIRTcar Summer Nationals Victory

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KANKAKEE, Ill. - June 11, 2015 - He might be only 26, but reigning World of Outlaws Late Model Series rookie of the year Frank Heckenast Jr. has turned many laps through the years in his quest to earn a DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory. Finally, on Thursday night at Kankakee County Speedway, he reached his goal. Heckenast, a touring driver on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series tour from Orland Park, Ill., inherited the lead on lap 33 when Kevin Weaver's motor expired. Weaver, the 2000 Summer Nationals champion, was closing in on his first series victory since 2013…

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CLAUSON STORMS TO LINCOLN PARK MIDGET WEEK WIN

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Noblesville, Indiana's Bryan Clauson (middle) and the RKR/Curb-Agajanian crew celebrate Thursday night's "Indiana Midget Week" USAC Honda National Midget feature win at Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville, Indiana. Putnamville, Indiana...Bryan Clauson used every inch of Lincoln Park Speedway on Thursday night to drive from tenth for the win in Round 2 of "Indiana Midget Week." The two-time Honda National Midget champion made it 34 career wins in the division with the 30-lap winning drive. Tyler Thomas got to the early lead from the pole, but Rico Abreu was building steam on the high side and roared by on the cushion…

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PUTNAMVILLE HONDA USAC NATIONAL MIDGET RESULTS

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  HONDA USAC NATIONAL MIDGET RACE RESULTS: June 11, 2015 - Putnamville, Indiana - Lincoln Park Speedway - "Indiana Midget Week"   QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Tanner Thorson, 67, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-13.130; 2. Jerry Coons Jr., 27, Heffner-13.203; 3. Rico Abreu, 97, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-13.237; 4. Tracy Hines, 24, Parker-13.272; 5. Tucker Klaasmeyer, 27k, Klaasmeyer-13.282; 6. Darren Hagen, 17, Brown-13.319; 7. Isaac Chapple, 52, Chapple-13.328; 8. Kevin Thomas Jr., 67k, Kunz/Curb-Agajanian-13.336; 9. Tyler Thomas, 91T, Thomas-13.340; 10. Brad Mosen, 1NZ, Buckley-13.343; 11. Spencer Bayston, 39, Clauson-13.349; 12. Alex Bright, 56, 5VIE-6IX-13.369; 13. Trey Marcham, 73, Ford-13.372; 14. Bryan Clauson, 63, RKR/Curb-Agajanian-13.379; 15. Ryan Bernal, 2, Taylor-13.431;…

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World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Announces New Two-Flight Qualifying Program

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CONCORD, N.C. - June 11, 2015 - The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series announced today a new two-flight qualifying format for when there are 32 or more cars competing at an event. The long-planned update comes after months of consultation with team owners and competitors. "We are excited to be able to finally implement this in the series," said World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Director Carlton Reimers. "We believe this format will help to minimize the effect of a changing race track on qualifying and will create a more equitable playing field for all of our competitors." The…

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“SPONSOR NIGHT” RESCHEDULED FOR JULY 10

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(June 11, 2015) - Ohsweken Speedway officials are pleased to announce that the postponed "Sponsor Night" activities originally scheduled for June 5 will now be included in Frankie Turkey Memorial Night presented by O'Neil's Farm Equipment & Case IH on Friday, July 10. The July 10 event will include a full program of qualifying races and feature races for all weekly racing divisions, including the Corr/Pak Merchandising 360 Sprint Cars, Strickland's GMC Crate Spring Cars, Affordable Towing & Recovery Thunder Stocks, HRW Automotive Mini Stocks, and Gale's Auto Aftermarket Bombers. The Thunder Stock portion of the event will also serve…

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LEFFLER MEMORIAL, PEPSI NATIONALS ADDED TO USAC CALENDAR

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Two more of America's Midget racing crown jewels join the Honda USAC National Midget calendar this year with the announcement that the July 5 "Pepsi Midget Nationals" and the October 23 "Jason Leffler Memorial" will carry both USAC and Powri sanction.   The "Pepsi Midget Nationals" at Angell Park Speedway in Sun Prairie, Wisc. continues a rich tradition begun in 1982 when Bill Engelhart captured the inaugural title. Ensuing winners have included five-time champions Kevin Olson and Kevin Doty, three-time winner Tracy Hines, two-time winner Dan Boorse and Scott Hatton plus Rich Vogler, Stevie Reeves, Marty Davis, Page Jones, Kevin…

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410 Sprints Return to SSP on Sunday Night, June 14

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Newberrytown, PA (June 5, 2015) - The 410 Super Sprint Cars return to SSP on Sunday, June 14 along with the 358 Sprint Cars in the 8th Annual Sprint Car Summer Classic.  The Super 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 Final Showdown to be held at SSP in November.  For the Super Sprint Cars, mufflers WILL NOT be required and Hoosier Brand Spec Tires will be required on all four corners (same as the 2015 rules at Williams Grove,…

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Desoto Speedway June 13!

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Get ready for Super Late Model racing June 13th Desoto Speedway is the place to be for great racing action. The line up is going to keep the crowds on their feet!!!! Super Late Models sponsored by Turner Tree & Landscaping and Sunoco Race fuel Sportsman Modified Mini LKQ Pick your part Pure Stocks Bombers and the Pro Challenge Teachers & Staff Night at the races, show your ID and get in FREE General Admission price - $15.00 Adults, $13.00 Seniors, Kids 10 and under FREE with Adult. FRONT GATES OPEN AT 4:30 Come Early for Happy Hour 4:30 to…

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Gilpin Charges to DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Win at Brownstown

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BROWNSTOWN, Ind. - June 10, 2015 - National DIRTcar UMP Modified champion Devin Gilpin charged to victory on Wednesday night at Brownstown Speedway to earn his first win of this year's DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals. Gilpin started third and drove to the lead on lap 3, going to the inside of polesitter Joe Godsey on a restart. He led the rest of the way while the battle behind him was intense. Tyler Nicely wound up second with Bradley Sterrett, Godsey and Chad Combs rounding out the top five. "This racecar was just awesome tonight, it's a really good…

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Erb Overtakes Moyer Late to Win Opening Night of DIRTcar Summer Nationals Tour at Brownstown Speedway

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  BROWNSTOWN, Ind. - June 10, 2015 - Fifth-starting Dennis Erb Jr. raced past Billy Moyer in heavy traffic on Wednesday night to win the opening night of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour at Brownstown Speedway. Erb, a three-time Summer Nationals champion from Carpentersville, Ill., caught Moyer with eight laps to go then powered to the 18th Summer Nationals victory of his career, which was worth $5,000. Moyer, who led laps 3 to 31, wound up second in the 40-lap feature while defending DIRTcar national champion Bobby Pierce raced from seventh to third. Polesitter Billy Moyer Jr., who led the…

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STARS Will Have All Five Divisions Back In Action Saturday

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(MORRIS, IL – June 10, 2015)—The Short Track Auto Racing Series (STARS) will have all five divisions back in action Saturday June 13th at Grundy County Speedway.  Saturday’s race will be led by the D’Arcy GMC National Midgets and the event will be sponsored by Packard Transport.  Rex Easton Owner of Packard Transport welcomes the national midgets, the STARS Classic Modifieds (Dwarf), Illini Racing Series Sportsman Midgets (IRS), CSR Super Cups, and Legacy Midwest Racing Series to the event that is honoring his late son Ben Easton who recently passed away. Each week teams set out to win the current…

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FIRST USAC MIDGET WIN FOR THORSON COMES AT GAS CITY

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Minden, Nevada's Tanner Thorson won his very first Honda USAC National Midget feature Wednesday night in the opener for 2015 "Indiana Midget Week" at Gas City (Ind.) I-69 Speedway. (Travis Branch Photo)  Gas City, Indiana...Tanner Thorson finally broke through with his first-career Honda National Midget Series feature victory in Wednesday night's "Indiana Midget Week" opener at Gas City I-69 Speedway. The Minden, Nevada youngster had experienced many close calls over two seasons campaigning for Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports, but he survived a late fluid clean-up and a red flag to seal the deal with win number one. Thorson began from the…

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