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New Egypt Speedway To Host Awards Banquet Saturday, February 24th

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New Egypt Speedway To Host Awards Banquet Saturday, February 24th Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com   New Egypt, NJ – New Egypt Speedway will officially crown its 2017 Point Champions on Saturday February 24th at the Clarion Hotel & Conference Center located on Route 37 in Toms River, NJ. Track Champion’s that will be crowned will be Billy Pauch Jr. in the 358 Modifieds, Ryan Godown in the Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Billy Osmun III in the Hammer Sportsman, Tommy Tanner in the Crate Modifieds, Bill Liedtka in the Street Stocks and David Burns in our…

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“BATTLE OF THE BAY” SWING TO KICK-OFF 2018 SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOURING SEASON

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3-RACE "BATTLE OF THE BAY" SWING AT GEORGETOWN, POTOMAC & WINCHESTER TO KICK-OFF 2018 SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOURING SEASON Story By: Mike Leone/RUSH Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com (Pulaski, PA)...After a two-year hiatus, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Series powered by Pace Performance will have Touring Series events in the Mid-Atlantic region for the first time since 2015. The former "Mid-Atlantic States Classic" swing will be re-branded as the "Battle of the Bay" and expand to three nights of racing, April 19-21, that will open up the 2018 Touring season at Georgetown Speedway (Thursday), Potomac Speedway…

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Devil’s Bowl Speedway Banquet of Champions to be Held on January 27

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Devil’s Bowl Speedway Banquet of Champions to be Held on January 27 Asphalt and Dirt drivers honored together in one-night celebration Story By: Justin St. Louis/Devils Bowl Speedway Photo Provided By: Devils Bowl Speedway  RUTLAND, Vt. – Devil’s Bowl Speedway will celebrate the 2017 stock car racing season with a special one-night party on Saturday, January 27, 2018.  The annual Banquet of Champions returns to the Holiday Inn Rutland-Killington in Rutland, Vt., for the sixth consecutive year and will reunite competitors from both the Asphalt and Dirt Tracks at Devil’s Bowl Speedway.  As many as 400 drivers, car owners, team members,…

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CENTRAL PA 410 SPRINT RACING SUPERSTAR MONTIETH IS LATEST TRENTON EAST COAST MICRO DIRT NATIONALS ENTRANT

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BRIAN “THE EDGE” MONTIETH, CENTRAL PA 410 SPRINT RACING SUPERSTAR, IS LATEST TRENTON EAST COAST MICRO DIRT NATIONALS DECEMBER 1-2 ENTRANT Story By: Steve Barrick/LSMP Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ  November 14, 2017 . . . Brian Montieth, affectionately known as ‘The Edge’ for his penchant of getting the most out of his Premier Auto Works No. 21 410 Sprint Cars, will be putting Indoor Auto Racing Series fans on the edges of their seats this December 1-2, 2017. Montieth is the latest entry for the first East Coast Micro Dirt Nationals, coming up at the CURE Insurance Arena in…

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Dorney Park/Mahoning Hall of Fame enshrines newest inductees

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Dorney Park/Mahoning Hall of Fame enshrines newest inductees Story By: DINO OBERTO Photo By: DALE SNYDER (ALLENTOWN, PA. 11-12-17) The 8th Annual Dorney Park Speedway/Mahoning Valley Speedway Hall of Fame induction ceremony held on Sunday afternoon at the America on Wheels museum in Allentown installed the latest entries with the class of 2017. Don Weida, the late Bimpy Marx, Dave Schlenker and Paul Bauscher were the members of Dorney Park while the late Bups Ahner, Clarence Ruppert, Kevin Graver Sr., and Tim Santee had their names engraved with Mahoning Valley. Weida was a very popular driver of the Park where he…

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Byron leads JR Motorsports parade into NASCAR XFINITY title race

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William Byron leads JR Motorsports parade into NASCAR XFINITY title race Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Wire Service Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR AVONDALE, Ariz. – With a pickup pit crew, at the track that cost him a shot at the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series title last year, William Byron won Saturday’s Ticket Galaxy 200 to advance to the Championship 4 race in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Behind him, JR Motorsports teammates Justin Allgaier and Elliott Sadler also qualified for the title race with finishes of 10th and 18th respectively. The JRM trio will join Daniel Hemric in an all-Chevrolet finale,…

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LANCASTER NATIONAL SPEEDWAY & DRAGWAY SALUTES CHAMPS AT SEASON AWARDS BANQUET

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LANCASTER NATIONAL SPEEDWAY & DRAGWAY SALUTES CHAMPS AT SEASON AWARDS BANQUET Story & Photos By: Dave Buchanon/Lancaster Speedway LANCASTER, N.Y. (November 12, 2017) - Lancaster National Speedway & Dragway celebrated the 2017 season for both the Franco's Pizza IHRA Drag Racing program and X-Press Signs Stock Car Series this past weekend during the annual Season Awards Banquets, held at the Variety Club Banquet Hall in Lancaster. Lancaster National Dragway's track champions were honored on Friday evening. Leading the list of Franco's Pizza IHRA Drag Racing track champs was Dale Eckert in Mallare Enterprises Top ET. It was Eckert's first Top title after winning…

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THOMAS TAKES OVAL NATIONALS; WINDOM IS USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CHAMP

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THOMAS TAKES OVAL NATIONALS; WINDOM IS USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CHAMP Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Mike Grosswendt & Rich Forman/USAC Racing Perris, California.........Kevin Thomas, Jr. unloaded his racecar from his hauler last Wednesday night as the man to beat when practice began for the Budweiser "Oval Nationals" presented by All Coast Construction. When the time came to roll his car back into the hauler following Saturday night's 40-lap main event, the Cullman, Alabama was a richer man - by $25,000 - and had the hardware to show for it after scoring the victory in the 22nd…

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Bergman Triumphant In Lucas Oil ASCS Finale

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Seth Bergman Triumphant In Lucas Oil ASCS Finale At Cocopah Speedway Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photo By: Ron Gilson/ASCS SOMERTON, Ariz. (November 11, 2017) A third-place finish to start off the weekend improved to second the following night, and finally, victory for Seth Bergman to close out the 2017 season with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network at the Cocopah Speedway "We were bad fast all weekend, and we've been knocking at the door all year, so to close this season out with a win tonight, it's something we've been working very hard…

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Knoxville Track Champion Madsen Going Full-Time Outlaw Racing in 2018

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Ian Madsen Going Full-Time Outlaw Racing in 2018 2017 Knoxville Track Champion Excited to Join The Greatest Show on Dirt Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - November 11, 2017 - It is with great excitement that the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series announces that Australian Ian Madsen will join the Series full-time in 2018. Madsen, the 2017 Knoxville Raceway Track Champion, scored his second career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory during the running of the 39th Annual AGCO Jackson Nationals at the Jackson Motorplex in Minnesota in June of this…

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Sauter wins chaotic Phoenix race

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Johnny Sauter wins chaotic Phoenix race, as Austin Cindric advances to finale Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Wire Service Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR AVONDALE, Ariz. – Three red flags told the story of Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix Raceway. The third of the three gave defending NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Johnny Sauter the chance he needed to win the race that set the field for next Friday’s championship event at Homestead-Miami Speedway. When Kyle Busch Motorsports teammates Christopher Bell and Noah Gragson wrecked during an intense side-by-side duel with seven laps left, Sauter inherited the lead for…

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Blaney grabs the pole for NASCAR Playoff Round of 8 eliminator

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Ryan Blaney grabs the pole for NASCAR Playoff Round of 8 eliminator Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Wire Service Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR AVONDALE, Ariz. – Ryan Blaney got what he needed in Friday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series knockout qualifying session—but only by a thousandth of a second. In the final round, Blaney covered the one-mile distance at Phoenix Raceway in 26.098 seconds (137.942 mph) to edge Denny Hamlin (137.936 mph) by .001 for the top starting spot in Sunday’s Can-Am 500, the final race in the Playoff’s Round of 8 (on NBC at 2:30 p.m. ET). With the Playoff…

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Freedom Motorsports Park Modified Division Joins American Racer Cup For 2018

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Freedom Motorsports Park Modified Division Joins American Racer Cup For 2018 Story By: Brett Deyo/American Racer Cup DELEVAN, NY – Freedom Motorsports Park Modified racers will have the opportunity to compete for big rewards in 2018. On Friday night during the speedway’s year-end Awards Banquet, Freedom promoter Bob Reis announced the one-third-mile oval would join the American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco in 2018. American Racer will be the tire of choice at Freedom next season in the Modified ranks and competitors will see the benefits of the Cup. “After looking over all the benefits of the American Racer Cup…

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ROA RACKS WIN #1 ON “OVAL NATIONALS” NIGHT 2

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ROA RACKS WIN #1 ON "OVAL NATIONALS" NIGHT 2 Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Mike Grosswendt & Rich Forman/USAC Racing Perris, California.........Following his career-best third-place finish the previous night, Brody Roa stated that, just a year and a half ago, he would've been laughing had you told him he was going to be on the podium at the "Oval Nationals." One night later, the question had to be asked. Who's laughing now? "I'm still laughing, just for a different reason," Roa exclaimed. "This is, by far, the biggest one. To do it at Perris, a track I grew…

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Saldana Unstoppable With Lucas Oil ASCS At Cocopah Speedway

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Joey Saldana Unstoppable With Lucas Oil ASCS At Cocopah Speedway Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photo By: Ron Gilson/ASCS SOMERTON, Ariz. (November 10, 2017) Getting the call to race 48-hours before the start of the Lucas Oil ASCS Cocopah Nationals, Indiana's Joey Saldana answered the call with victory in the team's second night of competition with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network at the Cocopah Speedway. "I was not supposed to be here driving this. Tayler [Malsam] was supposed to be here," said Saldana when asked about the team's formation and quick…

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Bicknell Racing Products Sweep World Finals

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Bicknell Racing Products Sweep World Finals Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com The most prestigious dirt racing event in the country was held last weekend at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Textron Off Road World Finals. It was a huge three-day event that brought fans and drivers from across the world to witness several Bicknell drivers make history. In front of a packed grandstands, Thursday evening saw the Big Block Modifieds hit the track to qualify for both their Friday and Saturday events. Mike Mahaney had a night to remember by sweeping both qualifying sessions and picking up…

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Williams Grove Speedway To Host Tri-Track Late Model Challenge Series Finale

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Williams Grove Speedway To Host Tri-Track Late Model Challenge Series Finale June 8 super late model series program to crown Tri-Track Series champion Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – In the absence of an overall Late Model Speedweek Series in 2018, Williams Grove Speedway will take part in the three-race Tri-Track Late Model Challenge Series presented by KRS Grahics, on Friday, June 8, 2018. The Tri-Track Late Model Challenge Series presented by KRS Graphics will crown the three-race series champion at the Williams Grove Speedway program in early June. Other tracks in the three-race…

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CATALANO PICKS UP FIRST SPENCER NASCAR SUNOCO MODIFIED CHAMPIONSHIP

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TOMMY CATALANO PICKS UP FIRST SPENCER NASCAR SUNOCO MODIFIED CHAMPIONSHIP; CHRIS VOGLER TOPS NEW YORK SUPERSTOCKS Story By: Gary Spaid/Spencer Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com PALYMRA, NY…On Friday, November 3, a combined New York SuperStock and Spencer Speedway banquet was held at the VFW Post just outside of town. This year’s banquet was put together by Bobby Lippa and was very well attended. The banquet also included honors for the NY SuperStocks, including their 2017 champion, Chris Vogler. Tommy Catalano earned his first NASCAR Sunoco Modified Track Championship at Spencer. The top ten in each NASCAR division were honored, despite…

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Visit Weedsport Speedway at Northeast Racing Products Trade Show

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Visit Weedsport Speedway at Northeast Racing Products Trade Show on November 17-18 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway WEEDSPORT, NY (November 10, 2017) – Weedsport Speedway officials are proud to announce that they will be taking part in the inaugural Northeast Racing Products Trade Show at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse on November 17-18. A Weedsport Speedway booth will be on display throughout the weekend with remaining 2017 apparel, including t-shirts and hoodies, on sale at blowout prices. Information will also be available for The Gearbox online store, which provides a perfect outlet for holiday shopping. While at the…

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STOCKON REELS OFF 2ND STRAIGHT WIN ON NIGHT 1 OF “OVAL NATIONALS”

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STOCKON REELS OFF 2ND STRAIGHT WIN ON NIGHT 1 OF "OVAL NATIONALS" Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman & Mike Grosswendt/USAC Racing Perris, California.........It's almost a shame the racing season is nearing its end. After all, Chase Stockon's season feels like it's just beginning. After waiting more than 15 months to get his ninth career USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victory last Saturday night at Arizona Speedway, the Fort Branch, Indiana driver had to wait just five more nights to get his 10th on night one of the Budweiser "Oval Nationals" presented by All Coast…

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Rilat Triumphant On Night 1 Of Lucas Oil ASCS Cocopah Nationals

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Travis Rilat Triumphant On Night 1 Of Lucas Oil ASCS Cocopah Nationals Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photos By: Aaron Clay/ASCS SOMERTON, Ariz. (November 9, 2017) Taking the BDS Motorsports No. 1 to Victory Lane for the first time against the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network in 2017, Travis Rilat led start to finish for his 27th career National Tour victory, and first at the Cocopah Speedway to open up the three-day Lucas Oil Cocopah Sprint Nationals. "This win means a lot. We've had a lot of success over the year, but these past…

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Wingless Sprints Battle For $1,000 Winner’s Share At ‘Gobbler’

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‘Whipped Cream’ Wingless Sprints Battle For $1,000 Winner’s Share, Bonuses At Accord Speedway November 25 ‘Gobbler’ Story By: Brett Deyo/Gobbler Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – At Accord Speedway’s Saturday, November 25 ‘Gobbler’ event, the North East Wingless Sprints have added some “whipped cream” to the program. The self-starting, wingless GM Crate 602 powered sprints are a first-time attraction to the post-Thanksgiving special. With the assistance of several marketing partners, the division will compete for a huge $1,000 to win in their 20-lap ‘Gobbler’ main event. Thanks to Rapid Tire, the event winner will receive $1,000! Second-place pays $500…

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Gosek Emerges as Oswego’s New All-Time Points Leader

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Gosek Emerges as Oswego’s New All-Time Points Leader; Snyder Moves Inside Top Twelve Story By: Camden Proud/Oswego Speedway Photo Provided By: Oswego Speedway OSWEGO, NY - It had been since 2011 since the all-time points system for Oswego Speedway’s Supermodifieds had been updated, but that changed earlier this week and the new top five provided an interesting shift as well as a new all-time points leader for the first time since the mid-1990s. Joe Gosek, a full-time Oswego campaigner for the past 35-plus seasons, has now surpassed Eddie Bellinger Jr. as the all-time Supermodified points leader through the 2017 season.…

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Relive Super DIRT Week on MAVTV

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Relive Super DIRT Week on MAVTV Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff CONCORD, NC - November 9, 2017 - The 46th annual NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week at Oswego Speedway was one for the ages. The five-day event at the Clay Palace attracted several thousand fans who are deeming it one of the greatest Super DIRT Weeks in history. Watch it on TV, and see for yourself. Full coverage of the Super DIRT Week will be featured on Suzuki presented by SPEED SPORT on MAVTV. As an appetizer to the main course, MAVTV will re-air the…

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The Greatest Show on Dirt Set to Return to Terre Haute Action Track in 2018

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The Greatest Show on Dirt Set to Return to Terre Haute Action Track in 2018 Outlaws second visit to The Action Track since 2006 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - November 9, 2017 - For just the second time in 12 years, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will return to the Terre Haute Action Track in 2018. The date is scheduled for Saturday, October 13, 2018. The UMP Modifieds will be the support class for the evening. The slightly banked ½ mile track located in Indiana most recently hosted The Greatest Show…

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ROCCO TO MAKE FIRST INDOOR TQ MIDGET AUTO RACING SERIES START IN ALLENTOWN

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KEITH ROCCO TO MAKE FIRST INDOOR THREE QUARTER MIDGET AUTO RACING SERIES FUELED BY VP RACING FUELS STARTS IN ALLENTOWN, ATLANTIC CITY AND ALBANY; ACQUIRES TOP SHELF RYAN PREECE CAR FOR ALL OUT ASSAULT Story By: Steve Barrick/LSMP Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA November 8, 2017 . . . New England Asphalt Modified specialist Keith Rocco has plans to run in the Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Racing Fuels trio of races to be held this coming winter. Len Sammons Motorsports Productions received confirmation from Rocco declaring his intentions to race in the Allentown (PA),…

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Bridgeport Postpones Wildcard Weekend

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Bridgeport Postpones Wildcard Weekend to November 17 & 18 Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Bridgeport, NJ (November 8, 2017) - With record-breaking low temperatures (for this time of the year) on the horizon, Bridgeport Speedway has postponed this week's Wildcard Weekend to the following weekend (Nov 17 & 18). A much more favorable forecast is predicted for next weekend thus allowing Bridgeport to utilize their 'rain date'. 'We hate to pull the plug when it's not going to rain but this cold weather is not good for the drivers or the fans,' expressed general manager Danny…

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CBS Sports Network to Broadcast Eight World of Outlaws Events During Offseason

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CBS Sports Network to Broadcast Eight World of Outlaws Events During Offseason 4 Sprint Car / 4 Late Model Events Sunday's 9pm EST; Starting November 12 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - November 7, 2017 - Just days after the conclusion of the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte and subsequently the conclusion of both the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car and Late Model Series seasons, the World of Outlaws are excited to announce that eight races will appear on CBS Sports Network starting November 12,…

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Hafertepe Leads The Way Into Three Night Lucas Oil ASCS Cocopah Nationals

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Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photos By: Dayton Sutterby/ASCS SOMERTON, Ariz. (November 8, 2017) The end of the 2017 season is in sight for Sam Hafertepe, Jr. who leads the way with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network as the series rolls into the Cocopah Speedway on November 9, 10, and 11 for the series 2017 season finale. The final stop of the series one year ago, Hafertepe rode off into the sunset with $60,000 and his first career National Tour Championship. For his 2017 visit, the Sunnyvale, Texas native will again…

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Upstate Automotive Adds “Gravy” To ‘Mashed Potato’ Accord Speedway ‘Gobbler’

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Upstate Automotive Adds “Gravy” To ‘Mashed Potato’ Accord Speedway November 25 ‘Gobbler’ Event – Now $5,500 To Win! Story By: Brett Deyo/The Gobbler Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – There has been some “gravy” added to the 'Gobbler' ‘Mashed Potato’ Modified event. Thanks to Upstate Automotive in Germantown, N.Y., the big-block/small-block ‘Mashed Potato’ Modified winner at Accord Speedway Saturday, November 25 will receive $5,500, an increase of $500 from the originally posted $5,000. The post-Thanksgiving event becomes more lucrative for 50 fast laps around the Ulster County bullring. The 2017 edition of the ‘Gobbler’ is the fifth anniversary…

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ChampionShepp: Brandon Sheppard earns WoO LM Championship title

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series ChampionShepp Brandon Sheppard earns Championship title, Devin Moran earns Rookie of the Year Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC-Nov. 7, 2017- Brandon Sheppard's standout 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series season officially came to a close on Nov. 5 at the annual banquet, where he was awarded the Championship title. The 24-year-old from New Berlin, IL was rewarded with a $100,000 points-fund check, a black and red Craftsman toolbox, a championship ring, and the traditional World of Outlaws trophy for his record year. Sheppard and the Rocket…

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BROTHERS MICHAEL AND BRIAN CARBER ENTER INAUGURAL EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS

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BROTHERS MICHAEL AND BRIAN CARBER ENTER INAUGURAL EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS WEEKEND Story By: Steve Barrick/LSMP Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ November 7, 2017 . . .  A pair of dirt track racing brothers, Michael and Brian Carber have each filed entries for the inaugural East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Fueled By VP Racing Fuels which will be held at CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J., on Friday and Saturday, December 1st and 2nd. Get your tickets now, don’t risk standing in line. This one is going to be huge! The event, the only indoor dirt oval track race in the northeast, has drawn tremendous…

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ROAD RACING CHAMPION ADDED TO LOST SPEEDWAYS

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ROAD RACING CHAMPION ADDED TO LOST SPEEDWAYS PROGRAM Story By: Ron Hedger/Lost Speedways Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Saratoga Springs, NY           2011 American LeMans Series driving champion Chris Dyson has been added to the Saturday, November 25th Lost Speedways program at the Saratoga Automobile Museum. Dyson will join his team owner and father, Rob, in a discussion of the 200 mph Lola B0/86 Mazda-powered endurance racer they recently donated to the museum. “It was a great line-up already and having Chris talk about driving the car puts it over the top,” said event organizer Ron Hedger. “The prototype racer draws rave…

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Schatz Outruns Sweet’s Consistency, Gravel’s Explosiveness to Capture 2017 Title

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Schatz Outruns Sweet's Consistency, Gravel's Explosiveness to Capture 2017 Title Looking Ahead, Some Predictions for 2018 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Nov. 5, 2017 - The 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series season saw Donny Schatz claim his ninth Series title. Schatz, who turned 40 in August, has now won five of the last six Championships and will chase his tenth title in 2018, but not without heavy resistance from David Gravel, Brad Sweet and the rest of the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series regulars. Gravel, 25, capped off a…

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Harvick wins at Texas with late-race pass

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Kevin Harvick wins at Texas with late-race pass, advances to Championship 4 Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Wire Service Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR FORT WORTH, Tex. – Martin Truex Jr. isn’t invincible after all. Kevin Harvick put a serious dent in Truex’s sense of invulnerability on Sunday afternoon, passing Truex with nine laps left in the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway and pulling away to win by 1.580 seconds. In beating this year’s unrivaled master of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series’ 1.5-mile intermediate speedways, Harvick earned a spot in the Nov. 19 Championship 4 race at Homestead-Miami Speedway,…

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BRIDGEPORT PREPARES FOR SEASON FINALE

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BRIDGEPORT PREPARES FOR SEASON FINALE Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway will wave the checkered flag on the 2017 season with the Wild Card Weekend – the final hand of the 2017 Colonial Pipeline Call Before You Dig Poker Series – with a two day event on Friday, November 10th and Saturday, November 11th. On Friday night, the Small Block Modifieds will return to action on the 5/8 mile track for their fourth appearance of the 2017 season. Rick Laubach, Brett Kressley and Jeff Strunk have picked up wins in Bridgeport’s Small Block Modified…

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Boehm Boys dominate Mahoning Valley Speedway Enduros to close out season

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Boehm Boys dominate Mahoning Valley Speedway Enduros to close out season Story & Photo By: Dino Oberto/Mahoning Valley Speedway LEHIGHTON, PA. 11-5-17 -  Mahoning Valley Speedway closed out the 2017 season on Sunday afternoon with a program of Enduros and Demo Derbies. Considering the wet and damp conditions, the Enduros proved quite entertaining to say the least while in typical Demo fashion it was a slam bang affair of metal mashing and mudslinging. There were three Enduros run, a Big Car, Small Car and Jr. Car class but amazingly the same vehicle won each feature. Brothers Jacob and Cody Boehm…

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STILLWAGGON MAKES FIRST BRIDGEPORT WIN A BIG ONE IN BIG TRACK CLASSIC

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STILLWAGGON MAKES FIRST BRIDGEPORT WIN A BIG ONE IN BIG TRACK CLASSIC Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Robbie Stillwaggon raced to his first ever victory on the 5/8 mile Bridgeport Speedway by capturing the Saturday night portion of the Big Track Classic. Stillwaggon's fourth place finish on Friday night along with his win on Saturday gave him the best record for the weekend and as a result, the Midge Miller Memorial Trophy, given in honor of the former URC competitor and club official. "I really wanted that trophy," an excited Stillwaggon exclaimed in victory lane. It…

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Seats Sold Out for Saturday at Textron Off Road World Finals

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Reserved Seats Sold Out for Saturday at Textron Off Road World Finals Seat Renewals Available for Next Year's Event! Story By: Colby Gornewicz/World Racing Group Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Reserved grandstand seats for Saturday's portion of the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte are sold out; Standing-room only tickets as well as pit passes are still available Race fans from 48 states and six different countries - including Scotland, England, South Africa and Australia - are here for the season-ending World Finals To purchase standing-room only tickets to the Textron Off Road…

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Erik Jones completes Texas sweep with NASCAR XFINITY win

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Erik Jones completes Texas sweep with NASCAR XFINITY win Story By: By Reid Spencer/NASCAR Wire Service Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR FORT WORTH, Tex. – There was no keeping up with Erik Jones on Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway – though Ryan Blaney tried his level best over the closing laps of the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300. Jones, the pole winner, swept the first and second stages of the event, led 142-of-200 laps and completed the season sweep of NASCAR XFINITY Series races at the 1.5-mile track – the first time that’s happened since Kyle Busch won both races in…

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Dennis Erb Jr. Takes the Checkers on Saturday Night at World Finals

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Dennis Erb Jr. Takes the Checkers on Saturday Night at World Finals Brandon Sheppard takes the 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Championship Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- Nov. 4, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series hit the track for the last time in 2017 on Saturday at The Dirt Track at Charlotte for the Textron Off Road World Finals. When the checker flag waved after 50-laps it was Dennis Erb Jr. who came out on top in front of a sold-out show. "You know, we've been…

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Gravel Thrills Sellout World Finals Crowd with Last Lap Pass

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Gravel Thrills Sellout World Finals Crowd with Last Lap Pass of Schatz Schatz wins the war; Crowned 9-time Series Champion Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Charlotte, NC - November 4, 2017 - David Gravel couldn't clear Donny Schatz with seven to go, but would not be denied, scoring the victory in a thriller with a last-lap pass of Schatz. It was Gravel and CJB Motorsports 18th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series win of the season, doubling their total from last season. Schatz and Brian Brown completed the podium on the final night…

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Sheppard Seals the Championship in Grand Fashion with a Win at World Finals

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Sheppard Seals the Championship in Grand Fashion with a Win at Textron Off Road World Finals Matt Sheppard caps off comeback en route to sixth Super DIRTcar Series Title Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Nov. 4, 2017 - During the final night of competition at the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals, Matt Sheppard capped off one of the greatest comebacks in Super DIRTcar Series history. The Waterloo, NY driver who was looking down and out after serving a suspension halfway through the season, clawed his way back to the top. In…

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Johnny Sauter holds off Austin Cindric for Texas win

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Johnny Sauter holds off Austin Cindric for Texas win Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Wire Service Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR FORT WORTH, Tex. – It was a case of déjà vu for Johnny Sauter on Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway. Now the defending NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion hopes history repeats itself two weeks hence, when he races for his second straight title at Homestead-Miami Speedway. After taking over the lead on Lap 135 of 147 of the JAG Metals 350 Driving Hurricane Harvey Relief, when John Hunter Nemechek ran out of gas while leading at the end of…

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Kurt Busch takes Texas pole in record time

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Kurt Busch takes Texas pole in record time Story By Reid Spencer/NASCAR Wire Service Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR FORT WORTH, Tex. – A driver without a signed contract for 2018 won the pole position for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway (2 p.m. ET on NBCSN) with a record lap — giving a timely birthday present to his crew chief. In the final round of Friday’s knockout qualifying session, Kurt Busch covered the 1.5-mile distance in 26.877 seconds (200.915 mph) to top the previous record lap of 200.111 mph posted by Tony Stewart in 2014. In a third…

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Brandon Sheppard Ties Single-Season Wins Record

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Brandon Sheppard Ties Single-Season Wins Record Late race pass by Sheppard makes a thrilling Textron Off Road World Finals feature Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- Nov. 3, 2017- Brandon Sheppard stunned the enormous crowd at the Dirt Track at Charlotte on Friday after he commanded the lead of the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series feature with only two laps remaining in the 50-lap event at the Textron Off Road World Finals. As the Rocket #1 passed beneath the checker flag, the packed house jumped to their feet and erupted in…

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Schatz Reaches 20-Win Plateau for Fifth Straight Year with Win at Textron Off Road World Finals

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Schatz Reaches 20-Win Plateau for Fifth Straight Year with Win at Textron Off Road World Finals Ian Madsen and Dave Blaney complete podium in stacked 53-car field Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CHARLOTTE, NC - November 3, 2017 - No matter who is in the pits, it's tough to bet against Donny Schatz. That proved true on Night Two of the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway, as Schatz bested a stout field of 53 cars from across the world to win his 20th…

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Williamson Capitalizes on Opportunity with Win at Textron Off Road World Finals

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Williamson Capitalizes on Opportunity with Win at Textron Off Road World Finals Sheppard increases point lead; Decker Still within striking distance for the Championship Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Dan DeMarco &Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Nov. 3, 2017 - A near capacity crowd at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway witnessed the underdog take on the Series Champ. At the end, it was the feel good story of Mat Williamson who wasn't sure if he was going to race after losing an engine during Thursday Night's qualifying. With the help of fellow competitors in the Super DIRTcar…

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TURKEY DERBY PRACTICE SET FOR NOVEMBER 11 AND 18 AT WALL STADIUM

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TURKEY DERBY PRACTICE SET FOR NOVEMBER 11 AND 18 AT WALL STADIUM Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Professional auto racers from all divisions that will be participating in Wall Stadium Speedway’s 44th annual “Turkey Derby” on Thanksgiving weekend will have the opportunity to participate in paid practice sessions on November 11 and 18. On each Saturday competitor pit area gates will open at 10:00 a.m. with on track action starting at 11:00 a.m. and running through 4:00 p.m. Although both are paid sessions for the race teams fans are welcome to witness…

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Heat Race Hustle Set For Charlotte

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Heat Race Hustle Set For Charlotte Thursday's hustle in qualifying sets heat races for Friday and Saturday at Textron Off Road World Finals Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- Nov. 2, 2017- The first night of the Textron Off Road World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte was full of World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series qualifying which locked in Friday's and Saturday's heat race lineups. With an impressive 75 late models in attendance, the field was spilt into eight groups of hot laps and two groups for qualifying. Mike Marlar of Winfield, TN…

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