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IndyCar Unable to Find Replacement Event For March 8th

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INDYCAR has explored several possibilities in an attempt to find a replacement event following the cancellation of the March 8 race in Brasília. Due to the lack of time for suitable planning and the limited number of options, the series has concluded it is not feasible to organize a replacement race on that weekend. INDYCAR will determine other opportunities for its teams and drivers at that time following a review of the current testing schedule.

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Gamblers Classic Notebook

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by Pete MacDonald According to the draw sheets 101 TQ Midgets, 75 Slingshots and 75 Champ Karts entered the weekend’s activities at Boardwalk Hall. Erick Rudolph won the tie-breaker (wins) between him and Ryan Flores for the Overall Len Sammons Motorsports Productions Indoor Series. Ryan Preece took one of the hardest hits I've ever seen indoors on Thursday night during practice when he hopped a wheel entering turn three and went head on into the concrete barrier. Preece would be ok but it would end his Atlantic City weekend early for the second time in three tries. NASCAR Whelen Modified…

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Sunoco Race Fuels Partners as Official Fuel of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

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WAYCROSS, GA (February 2nd, 2015) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is pleased to announce that Sunoco Race Fuels has signed a new three year agreement as the "Official Fuel" of the LOLMDS, beginning in 2015. Sunoco has been the fuel of choice for the LOLMDS champion the past three years with Martinsville, IN driver Don O'Neal (2014) and Newport, TN driver Jimmy Owens (2012, 2013), both winning the series championship using Sunoco. "We are extremely honored to have Sunoco Race Fuels as an "Official" partner with the LOLMDS. The Sunoco brand has been an icon in our…

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Standout Roster of Title Hopefuls Ready to Launch 2015 World of Outlaws Late Model Series

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Contact: Joshua Joiner World of Outlaws Late Model Series PR Coordinator jjoiner@dirtcar.com | 850-232-9331 Standout Roster Of Title Hopefuls Ready To Launch 2015 World of Outlaws Late Model Series With Seven February Events In Georgia and Florida CONCORD, N.C. - Feb. 1, 2015 - The World of Outlaws Late Model Series is set to launch its 12th season under the World Racing Group banner and once again a star-studded group of drivers plan to contend for the national tour's $100,000 championship. Who from the list of seasoned veterans, improving drivers and promising rookies will emerge from the title battle will…

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Rain Forces USA Raceway Cancellations

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DARLAND CAPTURES "WINTER CHALLENGE" TITLE by Dick Jordan Dave Darland is the 2015 "Winter Challenge" Champion following the cancellations of Friday and Saturday's races at USA Raceway in Tucson, Ariz. because of rain. Darland coupled a pair of second-place finishes and a third in last week's trio of USAC West Coast/Southwest Sprint Car "special events" at Peoria, Ariz. to gain a 10-point margin over series runner Brady Bacon, winner of the January 23 opener. R.J. Johnson, the defending USAC Southwest Sprint Champ, finished third in the final points, followed by Charles Davis Jr. and Ryan Bernal. Bernal won last Saturday…

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Limited Space Available for 2015 Teo-Pro Car ‘Get Smart, Get Quick Seminar’ February 7

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One Week Remains Until 2015 Teo-Pro Car ‘Get Smart, Get Quick’ Seminar; Limited Space Still Available; DRP Representatives To Provide Information On New Dirt Modified Pull-Down Rig; Vaughn Winters Joins Expert Panel That Includes Bobby & Matt Hearn, Stewart Friesen, Ronnie Johnson, Jay Castimore, Pat Macaulay, Rob Fuller & Carl Bush VERNON, NJ – In just one week, Teo-Pro Car will provide racers across the Northeast with their opportunity to get the jump on the competition in 2015. It all takes place next Saturday, February 7, when Teo-Pro Car hosts the ‘Get Smart, Get Quick’ Advanced Chassis Seminar. Two days…

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Reading Racing Reunion Bash Returns – At A New Site for “After Party” – On Friday, February 27

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The Bash is back. For many years, the popular way to unwind after a Friday night at the Reading Racing Reunion & Car Show has been to attend the Bash, where some beverages and food, along with awards presentations and racing movies combined with some good old bench racing among the local racing community and its friends. This year, after the Friday night festivities at the 30th Annual Berks-Schuylkill Oil Heat Association Reading Racing Reunion & Car Show, presented by Weichert Realtors Neighborhood One Action Track USA, the "after party" will convene at Jimbo's Steaks & Sandwich Shop, 3400 Plaza…

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Mr. Rooter New England Truck Series Joins Stafford Speedway’s NAPA Spring Sizzler Schedule of Events

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(Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Motor Speedway has announced that the Mr. Rooter New England Truck Series will be added to the lineup for the 44th Annual NAPA Spring Sizzler on April 24-26. The trucks will join Stafford’s SK Lights, Limited Late Models, DARE Stocks, and U.S. Legend Cars as part of the qualifying and feature action on Saturday, April 25. Mr. Rooter was announced as the new title sponsor of the truck series during their banquet on Sat. Jan. 10th and the Stafford race is part of an ever expanding schedule for the 2015 season as the Mr. Rooter Truck Series…

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Two Time A.C. Winner to Race New Car this Weekend in A.C. Indoor Race Events

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TWO TIME GAMBLERS CLASSIC WINNER ANTHONY SESELY TO RACE NEW CAR AT ATLANTIC CITY “NAPA KNOW HOW” RACE WEEKEND JANUARY 30-31 ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 29, 2015 . . . The last three times Three Quarter (TQ) Midgets have raced inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall, nearly 100 drivers and teams tried their best for the checkered flag. Yet one man, Anthony Sesely of Hazlet, N.J., defied the odds to win all three TQ Midget features, including the last two Gamblers Classics. Sesely’s challengers will renew their battle on January 30-31. But Sesely will be no slouch: has a secret weapon, a new…

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Annual “Sponsor Night’ Scheduled for June 5

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by Tommy Goudge (January 29, 2015) - Ohsweken Speedway officials are pleased to announce the date of the track's annual "Sponsor Night" as Friday, June 5. Each registered 2015 race team will have the opportunity to provide free passes to their sponsors to attend the races that night. Sponsor Night on Friday, June 5 at Ohsweken Speedway 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.…

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Barnhart named INDYCAR Race Director

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Photo Courtesy Jim Haines/INDYcar Media INDIANAPOLIS (January 28, 2015) - INDYCAR announced today that Vice President of Competition Brian Barnhart has been named Race Director and will lead the Verizon IndyCar Series' three-steward Race Control system in 2015. Barnhart was a key member of the INDYCAR Race Control system implemented in 2014 that stipulates all in-race penalties are decided by a two-thirds vote among the respective stewards officiating each event. "We believe that based on his extensive experience in Race Control, combined with the three-steward system, Brian Barnhart is a good fit as INDYCAR Race Director," said Derrick Walker, INDYCAR…

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PPB South Region Kicks Off at Bridgeport Speedway Sunday April 19

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Bridgeport Speedway Kicks Off Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region Championship Race For 2015 Sunday, April 19; Rules Set, Registration Opens As Lucrative ‘South Jersey Shootout’ Nears! BRIDGEPORT, NJ – It all begins in South Jersey. The chase for the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region championship opens on Sunday, April 19 (rain date: April 26) at Brian Ramey’s Bridgeport Speedway with the ‘South Jersey Shootout’ inaugural edition. The event will make history at Bridgeport, a wide and fast five-eighths-mile clay oval located just minutes from…

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RCN-TV to Televise Saturday Night Stock Car Races at Grandview Speedway

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RCN-TV RETURNS TO GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY FOR 15TH STRAIGHT SEASON OF TV COVERAGE OF SATURDAY NIGHT RACING ACTION BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 28, 2015 . . . For the 15th straight season Lehigh Valley, PA’s RCN-TV will offer television coverage of six dates of NASCAR sanctioned Saturday night stock car racing at Grandview Speedway. The coverage, shown on a delayed basis, will be broken up into two programs. Qualifying heat racing action will be included in one show and the feature races for the NASCAR 358 Modifieds, Sportsman and BRC Late Models will be shown in a second show. Each show will…

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Tony Stewart to Acquire All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series

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TONY STEWART TO ACQUIRE ALL STAR CIRCUIT OF CHAMPIONS SPRINT CAR SERIES January 28, 2015 by EldoraPR Purchase Secures Future of Nation’s Oldest Winged Sprint Car Tour Tony Stewart will be the new owner of the All Star Circuit of Champions in 2015. INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 28, 2015) – Motorsports entrepreneur Tony Stewart has agreed to terms with Guy Webb, owner of the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series, to become the sole owner of the original winged sprint car tour. The All-Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series is one of the oldest traveling sprint car organizations and…

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Clint Bowyer Senses Newfound Optimism at Michael Waltrip Racing

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By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Photo Courtesy of NASCAR/Getty Images Clint Bowyer senses newfound optimism at Michael Waltrip Racing CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Clint Bowyer didn’t mince words. “There’s no reason to sugar-coat it — we sucked,” Bowyer said Tuesday with the no-nonsense frankness that has endeared him to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series fans. True enough, Michael Waltrip Racing’s performance as an organization was substandard in 2014. MWR failed to win a race last year and didn’t put a driver into the expanded field for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Bowyer hasn’t won a Cup event since the Chase race…

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Reigning Champion Harvick Feels No Pressure as 2015 Season Approaches

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By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Photo Courtesy of NASCAR/Getty Images CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Kevin Harvick acknowledged Tuesday that he approaches the defense of his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship with a wide range of feelings, but intense pressure is not one of them. He enjoyed the thrill of winning the title by winning the final two races, when no other results would have led to a championship outcome. And winning one title certainly has whetted Harvick’s appetite for a second one. The driver of the No. 4 Chevrolet said as much during Tuesday’s appearance on the Charlotte Motor Speedway NASCAR Media…

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Indoor Auto Racing Set To Go This Weekend in A.C. – Snow is Gone!

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“NAPA KNOW HOW” INDOOR AUTO RACING WEEKEND ON SCHEDULE; EARLY WEEK WINTER STORM GIVES ATLANTIC CITY JUST AN INCH OF SNOW…..AND IT IS GONE!! ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 28, 2015 . . . Despite some region wide weather irritations caused by Winter Storm Juno, all systems are go and on schedule for more than 200 race teams and thousands of fans heading to this year's NAPA KNOW HOW Racing Weekend inside the cavernous Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall. The building’s massive storage room that serves as the race’s pit area is expected to be filled to capacity by Thursday afternoon as Three Quarter (TQ)…

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Lanigan & Richards Set To Face Off In 2015 As Richards Returns To Full-Time World of Outlaws Competition

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Contact: Joshua Joiner World of Outlaws Late Model Series PR Coordinator jjoiner@dirtcar.com | 850-232-9331 Rivalry Renewed: Lanigan & Richards Set To Face Off In 2015 As Richards Returns To Full-Time World of Outlaws Competition National Tour's Two Winningest Drivers Both Hope To Become First Four-Time WoO LMS Champion In 2015. CONCORD, N.C. - Jan. 27, 2015 - Josh Richards has no doubt that he's capable of claiming his fourth World of Outlaws Late Model Series championship in 2015. Darrell Lanigan is going to do everything in his power to keep that from happening and claim his own fourth WoO LMS…

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2015 Central PA Dirt Trackin’ Show Results; 2016 Show to be Held Jan. 29 & 30

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Newberrytown, PA (January 25, 2015) – The 32nd edition of the Central PA Dirt Trackin’ Show presented by Jack Giamblavo Family of Dealerships came to a close on Saturday, January 25 in the Memorial Hall at the York (PA) Fairgrounds. The 33rd edition will be held on Friday and Saturday, January 29 and 30, 2016. This show will not conflict with the annual AARN Motorsports show in Oaks, PA as it did this year. A late-Friday, early Saturday morning snow storm did not prevent The Central PA Dirt Trackin’ Show has been a long standing event in the Susquehanna Valley…

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Full Story on PPB Motorsports 2015 Show, Dates Set for 2016

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ANOTHER WELL ATTENDED 30TH ANNUAL PPB MOTORSPORTS RACE CAR AND TRADE SHOW IS COMPLETED; SHELBY HARPER CROWNED MS. MOTORSPORTS, TOP SEASON PERFORMERS HONORED, AWARDS PRESENTED FOR BEST DISPLAYS; ALL ASPECTS OF THE SPORT REPRESENTED OAKS, PA January 25, 2015 . . . Shelby Harper a 22 year old beauty from Milford, N.J, who is a bodybuilder, is a hair stylist and races 600cc Micro Sprints, was named Ms. Motorsports 2015 Saturday night at the 30th Annual Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2015 Presented by Sunoco Race Fuels Distributed by Insinger Performance Race Car & Trade Show held at the Greater Philadelphia…

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VP Racing Fuels Returns to Grandview Speedway as Contingency Award Sponsor

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BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 25, 2015 . . . . Racers at NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway that use VP race gasoline will be able to earn some great benefits based on a program announced by track operators, the Rogers family, and VP Racing Fuels. Again this year, as in 2014, the top finishing racer in each of the three NASCAR divisions racing at Grandview each Saturday night will earn product awards. For the 358 Modifieds there is a $150 product award for the top finishing racer that can show he has used VP race gasoline, had VP decals clearly visible on…

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Saturday Peoria USAC West Coast/Southwest Sprint Results

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USAC SOUTHWEST/WEST COAST "Special Event" SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: January 24, 2015 - Peoria, AZ - Canyon Speedway Park - "2015 E & K Winter Challenge" FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Brady Bacon (#73 Ford), 2. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 3. Dalten Gabbard (#77 Gabbard), 4. Stevie Sussex (#21AZ Burkhart), 5. Jonas Reynolds (#4 Reynolds), 6. David Dykes (#55NM Dykes), 7. Matt Lundy (#98 Lundy). NT SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 2. Dave Darland (#16B Martin), 3. Rick Ziehl (#74 Williams), 4. R.J. Johnson (#51 Martin), 5. Dennis Gile (#13 Gile), 6. Ryan Bernal (#56…

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Wingless 600 Sprints Have New Partner At Kutztown’s Action Track USA

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Kutztown, PA - There's no denying the immense popularity enjoyed by the Wingless 600cc Sprints at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA on the Kutztown, PA Fairgrounds. The clay tossing, steer 'em with the right-rear, ultra-competitive wingless wonders produce a weekly buzz among those who pack the grandstand each Wednesday during the summer. When the 2015 racing season kicks off in May, just to spice things up even more, the non-wing 600cc ground pounders will have a new marketing partner. Tim Engler of Engler Machine & Tool, will provide additional sponsorship for the class. "It'll now be known as the Pioneer…

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New NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Combination Ready for NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler at Stafford Motor Speedway

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(Stafford Springs, CT)---When the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour descends upon Stafford Motor Speedway on April 25-26 for the 44th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Spring Sizzler, there will be a new driver/owner combination in the field. Riverhead native Tom Rogers, Jr. has teamed up with car owner Bill Darrow for what they hope can turn into a full-time effort on the Tour for the 2015 season. “I was looking for some extra help because it takes a lot of guys to run a tour car and Tommy has a few crew guys and he’s also local right here in Riverhead,” said…

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Call Before You Dig Returns as First Place SK Modified® Contingency Sponsor at Stafford Motor Speedway

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(Stafford Springs, CT)---Stafford Motor Speedway has announced that Call Before You Dig has renewed their participation in the contingency program by presenting a $150 bonus to each SK Modified® feature winner during the 2015 season. This year will mark the 6th consecutive season that CBYD has been a contingency program partner with Stafford’s premier SK Modified® division. CBYD’s $150 bonus brings the SK Modified® feature winners check up to $1,700. In addition to their contingency program partnership, CBYD will serve as the title sponsor of the track’s Technical Inspection Zone for the ninth consecutive season of NASCAR Whelen All American…

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Moving In Time: Parts Supplies, Track Displays Being Set Up at Motorsports 2015

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OAKS, PA - January 22, 2015 - The aisleways are humming, the loading docks are crammed, and the pace is frenetic from wall to wall inside the giant Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa., as more than 250 racing vehicles, from drag racing cars to dirt track machines, hundreds of hard parts manufacturers, from engine builders to dzus button purveyors, and dozens of race track promoters and racing series entrepreneurs find their ways to their portion of the 250,000 square feet of show space at the 30th Anniversary Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2015 Presented by Sunoco Race Fuels Distributed…

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New Show Director Has Big Plans For 30th Annual Reading Race Reunion & Car Show

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Reading, PA - The 30th Annual Berks-Schuylkill Oil Heat Alliance Association Reading Racing Reunion & Car Show, presented by Weichert Realtors Neighborhood One Action Track USA, will have a new face at the helm when the 2015 edition begins on February 22nd at the Fairgrounds Square Mall. Brad Reinert, Marketing Director for the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds, takes over for Brett Deyo as the show's director/coordinator. Reinert, who grew up in the shadows of the Reading Fairgrounds half-mile clay oval - where the mall now sits and hosts the annual exhibit of local racing machines and…

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Western Banquet February 7 at Raso Robles

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by: Dick Jordan Champions of USAC's 2014 Western racing series will be celebrated February 7 at the annual Western "Night of Champions" at the Woodland Auto Display in Paso Robles, Calif. Housing a spectacular display of vintage motorsports vehicles and exhibits, the museum is housed at the Estrella Warbirds Museum located at the east end of Paso Robles. Long-time motorsports enthusiast and supporter Ed Justice Jr. of Justice Brothers will be the guest speaker at the function, which begins with a meet and greet from 4:30-6:30 pm. The dinner and awards ceremony follow, honoring drivers and car owners and special…

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World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Unveils New Logo and Confirms Point Funds for 2015 as Partnership with STP Concludes

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CONCORD, N.C. - Jan. 20, 2015 - The World of Outlaws unveiled a new look today for the start of 2015 season as STP departs as Title Sponsor of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. The new look is reminiscent of the logo last used by the series during the 2007 season with what was then a bright red replaced with a darker cardinal red. New transporter wraps, websites, advertising and souvenir merchandise are all in the works featuring the cardinal, along with a heavy dose of black and white with a dirt inspired tan as an accent color.…

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2015 B&M Motorsports Cars to be Unveiled at Motorsports Show in Oaks, PA

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Sicklerville, NJ (January 19, 2015) – B&M Motorsports, a dirt racing team based in Southern New Jersey and Delaware, will be unveiling two of their 2015 cars at Motorsports 2015 in Oaks, PA. The racecars of Brad Roberts and Brett Ballard are being prepared for the annual exhibit. The three day show starts on Friday, January 23 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center and concludes on Sunday, January 25. Roberts, who is entered in the 2015 Troyer Sportsman Cup, will have his 2013 Troyer Sportsman car on display. The young driver from Delaware is planning to compete at Georgetown and…

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B. Swartz Transport Becomes Official Sponsor of NEPA Race Car Show

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B. Swartz Transport becomes official sponsor of NEPA Race Car Show…Racers Night Out to be held at Lobitz Catering Hall as part of week-long event (WEST HAZLETON, PA. 1-19-15) The 2nd Annual NEPA Race Car Show which takes place the week of February 9-15 at the Laurel Mall in West Hazleton, is proud to welcome B. Swartz Transport as the official show sponsor. Modified and Late Model racer Billy Swartz, proprietor of B. Swartz Transport, which is located in Lehighton, has graciously agreed to become the official sponsor of this year’s mall show. Swartz is a competitor at Lehighton’s Mahoning…

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Rick Eckert To Chase Second World of Outlaws Late Model Series Title With New Team in 2015

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Former Series Champ Teams With Paul Crowl & Viper Motorsports to Field Cornett-Powered MasterSbilt by Huey Race Cars YORK, PA. – Jan. 19 – Former World of Outlaws Late Model Series champion Rick Eckert of York, Pa., has joined forces with Paul Crowl Racing and Viper Motorsports for a run at the WoO LMS championship in 2015, Eckert announced Monday. In following the WoO LMS tour for the 12th consecutive season, Eckert will have at his disposal three new MasterSbilt by Huey race cars owned by Shawn and Lisa Martin of Viper Motorsports, while Crowl will provide the team with…

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“Gold Crown” Midgets Now Labor Day Weekend! Sprints Add October Date at Kentucky Lake

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By Dick Jordan One new date and a rescheduled date for 2015 capture the headlines as USAC's 2015 racing schedules continue to sport new looks. Race organizers Kevin and Tammy Gundaker are excited about the 2015 "Gold Crown Midget Nationals" at their Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. Their excitement stems from the move from October to the Labor Day weekend after weather adversely influenced the events in recent years. This year's Honda USAC National Midget races will occur on Friday and Saturday September 4 and 5. Defending champion of the Gold Crown Midget Nationals is Christopher Bell, who claimed…

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2015 Debuts with Canyon’s “Winter Challenge” Openers

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by Dick Jordan The 4rd Annual "Winter Challenge" opens the next two weeks in Arizona as the 2015 USAC racing season gets under way with a flourish. The USAC West Coast and Southwest Sprint Cars will compete in five races at two Arizona dirt tracks to kick off the year. Races at Canyon Raceway Park in Peoria are slated this week (January 23-24-25) and Tucson's USA Raceway hosts the Jan. 30 and 31 events. E & K Construction of Phoenix has posted a $5,000 points fund to be distributed among the top five Winter Challenge Series point earners and the…

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MOWA Welcomes Vahlco Wheels as “Hard Luck Award” Sponsor

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By MOWA Media (media@ciltrak.com) Springfield, IL (January 8, 2015) – The Midwest Open Wheel Association (MOWA) is proud to announce Vahlco Wheels as the presenting sponsor of the “Hard Luck Award” in 2015 for the Neal Tire Sprint Car Series presented by Casey’s General Stores. MOWA officials will select the nightly recipient of the Vahlco Wheels Hard Luck Award and that racer will receive a new front Vahlco Wheel at each of the 25 series events in 2015. Taylor Weld of Vahlco Wheels states, “We are excited to work with Jeremy and be part of the Neal Tire Sprint Car…

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Pierce & Gilpin Share Stage At Saturday Night’s 31st Annual DIRTcar Racing UMP ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet

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Contact: Joshua Joiner DIRTcar Racing PR jjoiner@dirtcar.com | 850-232-9331 Pierce & Gilpin Share Stage At Saturday Night’s 31st Annual DIRTcar Racing UMP ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Jan. 10, 2015 - Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, Ill., and Devin Gilpin of Columbus, Ind., shared the spotlight during Saturday night's 31st annual DIRTcar Racing UMP 'Night of Champions' Awards Banquet inside the Springfield Crowne Plaza Hotel's ballroom. Pierce, 17, entered the DIRTcar UMP Late Model history books in 2014 by becoming the youngest driver ever to claim the UMP Late Model weekly-racing championship, while Gilpin, 24, continued his reign…

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52nd Anniversary Rolex 24 at Daytona Set for 2:30PM Start

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(LAT Photo USA for IMSA) The 52nd anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona, the debut event for the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, will start at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25. Other schedule highlights include Rolex 24 At Daytona qualifying on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 3:45 p.m., the IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race on Friday, Jan. 24 at 1:45 p.m. and a pair of IMSA Ferrari Challenge races on Friday, Jan. 24 at 10:30 a.m. and Saturday at 9:35 a.m. The complete event schedule is available online at www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com. The TUDOR Championship is the result of the merger…

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Wendell Scott: Legend, Trailblazer … and NASCAR Hall of Famer

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(Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images) Wendell Scott: Legend, Trailblazer … and NASCAR Hall of Famer Scott’s Legacy a Story of Perseverance, Excellence (Note: This release is part of a series in advance of the 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Jan. 30, broadcast live at 8 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network, Motor Racing Network Radio and SiriusXM Satellite Radio. Bill Elliott, Fred Lorenzen, Wendell Scott, Joe Weatherly and Rex White are the five 2015 inductees.) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 19, 2015) – During a 13-year premier series career, Wendell Scott likely never considered…

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Brewerton Speedway Super DIRTcar Series Date Changed

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Brewerton Speedway Super DIRTcar Series Date Changed; “Duel at the Demon Weekend” to be held September 18 and 19 By DAVE MEDLER Baldwinsville, NY – Big Block fans mark your calendars! The Super DIRTcar Series event originally scheduled for Friday night, September 25 at Brewerton Speedway has been moved to Saturday night, September 19 and will now be the anchor event of a two-day “Duel at the Demon Weekend” to be held Friday and Saturday, September 18 and 19. It will be a Big Block fan’s dream, with two days and 150 feature laps on tap for the mighty modifieds.…

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Rico Abreu Wins the Chili Bowl

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(Photo Credit: Mike Spivey) TULSA, Okla. (January 17, 2015) Saturday night at the Chili Bowl was one for the record books, as California's Rico Abreu raced to his first triumph in the finale of the 29th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire, delivering car owner, Keith Kunz, his first Golden Driller since 2002. "I just tried to stay as patient as I could. You know the race is a not a long race, but it is a long race. For a few laps I just kind of got after it just to see where we…

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University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions Kickoff 2015 Racing Season with Traditional Journey to Florida

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By Brian Liskai CAMARGO, Ill. – One of America’s oldest traveling sprint car organizations, the University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions, will kick off their 2015 racing season with the traditional journey to sunny Florida. The UNOH All Star teams will battle during five events – all paying $5,000 to win and $400 to start the A-Main – at two tracks over eight days. It begins at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida with three shows – Thursday, Feb. 5; Friday, Feb. 6; and Saturday, Feb. 7. The UNOH All Stars then travel a short distance to…

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Lady Drag Racer Canuso to Sign Autographs All 3 Days at Motorsports 2015

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DRAG RACER JILL CANUSO WILL BE SIGNING AUTOGRAPHS AT “QUEEN OF DIAMONDS II” DISPLAY AT PPB MOTORSPORTS 2015 RACE CAR AND TRADE SHOW OAKS, PA January 17, 2015 . . . Popular lady drag racer Jill Canuso is looking forward to meeting fans, talking drag racing and signing autograph her autograph cards during all three days of the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2015 Presented by Sunoco Race Fuels Distributed by Insinger Performance set to take place Friday, January 23rd through Sunday, January 25th. Canuso is well known not only for her drag racing talents but also her affiliation with S&W…

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History of Midgets Reunion, Kenny Wallace All Part of PPB Motorsports 2015

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OAKS, PA January 14, 2015 . . . Midget auto racing has enjoyed a rich history in motorsports and much of that history will be shared with attendees at the 30th Annual Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2015 Presented by Sunoco Race Fuels Distributed by Insinger Performance Race Car and Trade Show. The three day show, Friday, January 23rd through Sunday, January, 25th, at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA will have a large section of the 250,000 square feet of show space devoted to Midget auto racing. Many of the top talents from today and the past in…

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Kyle Larson Unstoppable in Warren Cat Chili Bowl Opener

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TULSA, Okla. (January 13, 2015) From disaster to triumph, following a Heat Race crash, Kyle Larson raced to three feature victories during Tuesday's Warren Cat Qualifying Night. His third career Preliminary Night A-Feature victory, Larson won his C-Feature from sixth, the B-Feature from thirteenth, and finally the 25-lap A-Feature to lock himself into the championship event of the 29th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire. "No, not at all," commented Larson when asked if he thought he'd be sitting in Victory Lane. "I thought it'd be tough to get to the "A". I could get…

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T.P. Trailers Returns as a Major Sponsor at Grandview Speedway for 2015

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Bechtelsville, PA January 14, 2015 . . . For the fourth consecutive season T.P. Trailers will return as a major sponsor at Grandview Speedway offering a $250 bonus for the winner of the Saturday night NASCAR 358 Modified feature races along with a $100 bonus to the winner of the BRC Late Model feature and NASCAR Sportsman feature race. “We are happy to be back as a sponsor at Grandview,” said Tom Perkins speaking for all the members of the T.P.Trailers team. “We have had great results from our marketing efforts at Grandview and our relationship with the Rogers family…

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Teo-Pro Car’s ‘Get Smart, Get Quick’ Advanced Chassis Seminar Feb. 6-7

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Teo-Pro Offers ‘Get Smart, Get Quick’ Advanced Chassis Seminar Saturday, February 7; Stewart Friesen, Matt Hearn, Ronnie Johnson, Jay Castimore, Joe Knoth & Bobby Hearn Join Industry Representatives Pat Macaulay (Fox Shocks), Rob Fuller (DRACO Springs) and Carl Bush (Wilwood Brakes) As Presenters; Teo-Pro Car Assembly Planned; Open House Planned For Friday, February 6 VERNON, NJ – Want an edge on the competition in the upcoming 2015 season? Look no further than the Teo-Pro Car ‘Get Smart, Get Quick’ Advanced Chassis Seminar on Saturday, February 7, 2015. The two-day activity – preceded by an Open House on Friday evening, February…

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World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars Invading Tucson’s USA Raceway on March 7

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NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports is lone Arizona event on 2015 schedule for 'The Greatest Show on Dirt' Updated to reflect the correct event date, March 7, in the first paragraph of the release. CONCORD, N.C. - Jan. 12, 2015 - The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series returns Saturday, March 7, to USA Raceway in Tucson, Ariz., for the NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports. The track has proved to be one of the most competitive with five different winners in five events the Outlaws have run there since 2006. Brad Sweet took the victory…

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Red White and Blue Autos Returns to Sponsor Big Diamond Speedway

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MINERSVILLE, PA (1/12/15)--The avid support of Red White and Blue Autos has been a driving force behind the success of Big Diamond Speedway. That support continues to propagate into 2015 and beyond. The hallowed Red White and Blue Autos Victory Lane is a place all competitors at Big Diamond will be striving to reach in 2015, the dealership located in Ashland, PA will be the title sponsor of the track's most coveted parking spot for the next three years. Red White and Blue Autos are also big supporters of the Roadrunner division, and have put together a unique sponsorship for…

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Ohsweken Speedway 2015 Schedule Released

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by Tommy Goudge (January 13, 2015) - The 2015 racing schedule for Ohsweken Speedway was officially released on Tuesday. Racers will hit the track for the first time in 2015 with a Test & Tune Night scheduled for Friday, May 8, while the season concludes with the 11th annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals on Saturday, September 19. The schedule features 22 events, beginning with the 20th annual Opening Night on Friday, May 15. All weekly racing events at the speedway will begin at 7:30p.m. again in 2015. Regular weekly racing events will include 20 lap features for the Corr/Pak Merchandising…

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Prediction Time: Nascar Edition

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Prediction Time: NASCAR Edition - By: Pete MacDonald Call it whatever or however you want, Kyle Larson will contend for the 2015 Sprint Cup Championship. As long as he can win a race, and we all know that its coming very soon he will go far in the 2015 Chase, just based off of his 2014 Chase alone where he scored more points than any other driver during the final ten races. Carl Edwards will struggle with his transfer over to Joe Gibbs Racing. People can say what they want about when Matt Kenseth, Ryan Newman, and Kevin Harvick all…

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