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Blaney wins pole as Fords dominate Texas qualifying

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Ryan Blaney wins pole as Fords dominate Texas qualifying Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR FORT WORTH, Tex. – Ryan Blaney may have exited the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, but that doesn’t mean the desire to win has left the driver of the No. 12 Team Penske Ford. Running the fastest lap of the day in the final round of Friday’s knockout qualifying session at Texas Motor Speedway, Blaney sped around the 1.5-mile track in 26.932 seconds (200.505 mph) to earn the top starting spot for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 (3 p.m. ET on NBCSN, PRN…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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TURKEY NIGHT MIDGET ENTRY LIST HITS 60

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TURKEY NIGHT MIDGET ENTRY LIST HITS 60! Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Ventura, California.........The initial entry list for the 78th running of the "Turkey Night Grand Prix" has been released with 60 drivers already indicating their intentions to compete in the prestigious race. The November 22 event at Ventura Raceway featuring the USAC P1 National National Midgets and Light Up The World Beverages USAC Western States Midgets will have a stacked lineup featuring the best-of-the best from a variety of racing disciplines, including past "Turkey Night" winners Kyle Larson (2012 & 2016), Christopher Bell (2014 &…

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Gravel To Continue JJR Dream For 2019

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WHERE THE BLACKTOP ENDS . . . GRAVEL BEGINS: THE DREAM CONTINUES FOR JJR AND OUR SPONSORSHIP PARTNERS AS WE WELCOME DAVID GRAVEL TO THE FORTY-ONE TEAM FOR THE UPCOMING SEASON Story By: Jason Johnson Racing Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ROCKY MOUNT, MISSOURI (October 31, 2018) – They say things happen for a reason. Most of the time we really do not know the reason or truly quite understand why when those things happen, but eventually we figure it out. It is never easy, but you must persevere. That is how life works if you want to realize success and…

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Larson Hires Macedo for 2019 World of Outlaws Season

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Kyle Larson Racing Hires California’s Carson Macedo for 2019 World of Outlaws Season Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – October 30, 2018 – One of the premier rides in all of Sprint Car Racing has been filled as Kyle Larson Racing has tabbed Lemoore, CA driver Carson Macedo for the 2019 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series season. Macedo, 22, will compete for the prestigious Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year award. “Getting an opportunity to race with the World of Outlaws full-time has been a life-long goal of mine. I believe that the…

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World Finals Wraps up Seasons for the Big Three on Dirt this Weekend at Charlotte

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Three-Day World Finals Wraps up Seasons for the Big Three on Dirt this Weekend at Charlotte Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – October 30, 2018 —The World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am will kick off this week at the Dirt Track at Charlotte, determining the champions for the three premier dirt racing series in the country: the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car and Late Model Series and the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds. More than $250,000 in prizes will be presented at the Dirt Track at Charlotte this weekend for the World…

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THOMAS-COURTNEY-WINDOM ENGAGE IN HISTORICALLY TIGHT POINTS RACE

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THOMAS-COURTNEY-WINDOM ENGAGE IN HISTORICALLY TIGHT POINTS RACE Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The 2018 USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car season comes down to just five races in the month of November. That's five opportunities for things to go perfectly right and five opportunities for things to go perfectly awry. Over the years, we've seen our share of both. Over the next two weekends, the series will indulge in the final five events of the season at Arizona Speedway on November 2-3 and California's Perris Auto Speedway on November 8-9-10. The common…

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Unveils 2019 Schedule

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Unveils 2019 Schedule Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (October 29, 2018) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is proud to announce the 2019 schedule, with a lineup featuring a record-breaking 65 feature events. The ambitious schedule is set to visit 37 different venues across 22 states, showcasing the talents of the nation's top dirt late model drivers along the way. The 2019 tour will launch with nine events during Georgia-Florida Speedweeks, including February 1st-2nd at Golden Isles Speedway; February 4th-9th at East Bay Raceway Park; and February 10th…

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Darland/Ballou Team Up For Remainder Of USAC Sprint Car Schedule

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DARLAND TO RACE FOR BALLOU IN FINAL 5 USAC SPRINT RACES OUT WEST Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com The United States Auto Club (USAC Racing) Competition Committee met on Saturday, Oct., 27, 2018 to discuss a request by suspended USAC driver Robert Ballou to have a car entered into the remaining five events on the AMSOIL National Sprint Car 2018 season. The Competition Committee reviewed this request and approved the Ballou Motorsports #12 would be allowed entry into those events based upon the provision that only Lincoln, Indiana's Dave Darland could be the driver Nov. 2-3…

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Logano wins at Martinsville in wild, controversial finish

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Joey Logano wins at Martinsville in wild, controversial finish Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Joey Logano provided his own interpretation of the Golden Rule in Sunday’s First Data 500 at Martinsville Speedway, as in “Do unto others as others didn’t do to you.” With a guaranteed spot in the Championship 4 Round of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at stake, Logano moved the Toyota of Martin Truex Jr. out of the way in Turns 3 and 4 of the final lap to win for the first time at the .526-mile short track and…

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Donny Schatz Nets $51,000 with Tuscarora 50 Triumph at Port Royal

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Donny Schatz Nets $51,000 with Tuscarora 50 Triumph at Port Royal Speedway Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA – October 28, 2018 – Donny Schatz continued his remarkable 2018 campaign with a $51,000 payday at Port Royal Speedway, passing Brad Sweet on Lap 32 to win the Tuscarora 50. Freddie Rahmer surged from 16th to finish second with Daryn Pittman charging from 23rd to third on the excellent daytime racing surface. The ‘Kings Royal’ type format saw four cars inverted in six Heat Races. Lucas Wolfe and Brad Sweet won their respective Heats to earn…

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NICK JOHNSON CLINCHES FIRST THOMPSON LATE MODEL TITLE

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NICK JOHNSON CLINCHES FIRST THOMPSON LATE MODEL TITLE; EDGES TOM CAREY III FOR WHELEN ALL AMERICAN SERIES CROWN Story By: Kyle Souza/TSMP THOMPSON, Conn. – When you look at the final NASCAR Whelen All American Series Late Model point standings at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, you see four drivers who captured a checkered flag. In fact, those four drivers were the only competitors to celebrate in Victory Lane this season in a division that saw 29 drivers take the green flag at least once. But, at the top of those standings, the eventual champion of the 2018 season had a…

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Mother Nature Ends Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend At Georgetown Speedway

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Mother Nature Ends Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend At Georgetown Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS GEORGETOWN, DE – Despite the best efforts of track crew and management, the Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend at Georgetown Speedway fell to the weather. On Saturday, forecasters called for clearing throughout the afternoon and evening. A heavy mist stayed over the speedway and didn’t allow for racing. As a result, the entire weekend’s program was slated to run on Sunday with hot laps scheduled at 10 a.m. Track crews worked the Georgetown clay until midnight to prepare for the Sunday doubleheader. Once again, Mother Nature had other ideas.…

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Hafertepe Caps Championship Weekend With Fall Fling Victory at Creek County

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Hafertepe Caps Championship Weekend With Fall Fling Victory at Creek County Speedway Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photo By: Casey Cochran/ASCS SAPULPA, Okla. (October 28, 2018) Adding a cherry to the top of his third consecutive championship, Sam Hafertepe, Jr. rode out of the John Christner Trucking Fall Fling with an extra $4,000 and his seventh victory over a stout field of 61 drivers at Creek County Speedway with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by Sawblade.com. Trailing Sean McClelland the first 33 laps, Hafertepe made the top of turns one and two work after several laps of only…

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WHO COULD EMERGE AS A FIRST-TIME USAC SPRINT WINNER AT ARIZONA AND PERRIS?

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WHO COULD EMERGE AS A FIRST-TIME USAC SPRINT WINNER AT ARIZONA AND PERRIS? Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com A first-time winner is always a joyous sight to see. From a driver perspective, it's the culmination of a dream to step foot in victory lane against the stiffest competition around. From a fan perspective, it brings new blood to the forefront, meaning a deeper driver lineup, thus, more exciting racing, theoretically speaking. When the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars trekked westward in late 2017, USAC/CRA Sprint Car regular Brody Roa was one of those who…

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All Systems Are A Go For New Egypt Speedway In 2019; No Major Changes Planned

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All Systems Are A Go For New Egypt Speedway In 2019; No Major Changes Planned Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – The 2018 season is hardly over and plans are already underway for the 2019 season at New Egypt Speedway. A 2019 schedule has already begun being drafted, with minimal changes. All weekly divisions (Modifieds, Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars, Sportsman, Crate Modifieds Street Stocks & 4-Cylinders) will be back in action again next season in roughly the same capacity as they did in 2018. Speedway management has already started fielding calls from…

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BONSIGNORE READY TO DEFEND INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES CROWN

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JUSTIN BONSIGNORE READY TO DEFEND INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES CROWN; SEEKS REPEAT VICTORY INSIDE ALLENTOWN, PA’S PPL CENTER Story By: Ernie Saxton/Indoor Auto Racing Series Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA October 25, 2018 . . . Justin Bonsignore enjoyed a career 2018 season winning the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and the Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Race Fuels Three Quarter (TQ) Midget championships. The 30 year old driver from Holtsville, N.Y. is hoping to begin his 2019 season as he did this year with a victory inside Allentown, Pa.’s PPL Center on Friday and Saturday, January…

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GEORGETOWN SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES REVISED WEEKEND SCHEDULE – MID-ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP

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GEORGETOWN SPEEDWAY ANNOUNCES REVISED WEEKEND SCHEDULE – MID-ATLANTIC CHAMPIONSHIP Due to the coastal storm moving in on Friday, Georgetown Speedway has announced a revised schedule for Mid-Atlantic Championship Weekend. Please review carefully. Questions should be directed to the speedway line at 302.563.4896 only! Saturday, October 27 2 p.m. – Pit Gates Open 4 p.m. – Grandstand Gates Open 4:50 p.m. – Track Run-In & MASS 305 Sprint Car Motor Heat followed by Hot Laps Delmarva Chargers Delaware Super Trucks MASS 305 Sprint Cars Small-Block Modifieds Super Late Models STSS Crate 602 Sportsman STSS Modified (timed) Southern Delaware Vintage Stock Cars…

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CJB and David Gravel to Part Ways After 2018 Campaign

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CJB and David Gravel to Part Ways After 2018 Campaign Shane Stewart to join Pennsylvania based team in 2019; organization to field 2nd car to close out 2018 Story By: CJB Motorsports Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CARLISLE, PA. - October 24, 2018 - In racing, as in life, change is a constant part of the story. After three highly successful years, CJB Motorsports and driver David Gravel will dissolve their partnership at the conclusion of the 2018 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series season. “Before we get into anything else, our family, Barry Jackson, his family,…

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KYLE LARSON RACING, STEWART TO PART WAYS AT THE END OF 2018 SEASON

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KYLE LARSON RACING, STEWART TO PART WAYS AT THE END OF 2018 SEASON Story By: Kyle Larson Racing Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MOORESVILLE, N.C. (OCTOBER 24, 2018) – After a successful five-year run and four strong seasons on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series tour, Kyle Larson Racing and Shane Stewart have decided to part ways at the end of 2018. “I can’t thank Shane enough for everything he has put into this team over the last five years,” said NASCAR star and KLR team owner, Kyle Larson. “When Justin [Marks] and I started Larson…

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HBR Racing Recap – ESW

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HBR Racing Recap 10/23/18 Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – October 23, 2018 – This past weekend the HBR team made the trip to Orange County Fair Speedway for the 57th Annual Eastern States Weekend in Middletown, NY. Friday afternoon kicked off Eastern States Weekend with time trials for the Big Block Modifieds. “I thought how early we went out, we timed really well, considering,” said Jimmy Phelps. “Towards the tail end, the track picked up speed and we fell back to eighth.” Phelps’ time lined him up on the pole…

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Friesen $40,000 Richer Following Eastern States 200 Win

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Friesen $40,000 Richer Following Eastern States 200 Win Story By: Frank Catizone/Orange County Fair Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – It was a real family affair in victory lane at the Orange County Fair Speedway yesterday afternoon as Stewart Friesen and his young family celebrated his second Eastern States 200 championship before a packed house. Friesen and his racing wife Jessica, who became the first women ever to qualify for this prestigious race, were all smiles as their young son Parker waved the checkered flag in triumphant fashion following his father’s $40,000 victory. “I couldn’t…

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Hearn Handed Eastern States 100 Win After Friesen Light At Scales

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Hearn Handed Eastern States 100 Win After Friesen Light At Scales Story By Frank Catizone/Orange County Fair Speedway Photos By: Dan Demarco/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – Much of the drama during Eastern States Weekend the past few seasons has centered around modified racing stars Brett Hearn and Stewart Friesen. Both drivers have treated the Orange County Fair Speedway to some exciting moments with their driving styles on the track as well as some unlikely outcomes at the scales during their post-race inspections. Hearn, the winningest driver in OCFS history, was stripped of a win two years ago when he didn’t make…

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Elliott proves himself as a title contender with win at Kansas

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Chase Elliott proves himself as a title contender with win at Kansas Story By: Holly Cain/NASCAR Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR There were many who believed that once Chase Elliott got his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win, more would follow. Rapidly. And they were right. Sure enough, with Elliott securing his second Playoff win – and third victory of the season - at Kansas Speedway on Sunday afternoon, the crowd favorite 22-year old is proving himself a very viable force to be reckoned with. And his timing couldn’t be better with only four races remaining in the Cup championship…

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Schatz Hits 20-Win Mark for Sixth Consecutive Season with Dodge City Victory

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Donny Schatz Hits 20-Win Mark for Sixth Consecutive Season with Dodge City Victory Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photo By: Lonnie Wheatley/WoO DODGE CITY, KS – October 20, 2018 – Donny Schatz passed Ian Madsen on Lap 9 in lapped traffic and held off Madsen’s late race surge to win his 20th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series of 2018, Saturday at Dodge City Raceway Park. Madsen, in his first visit to Dodge City, settled for second with Daryn Pittman completing the podium. Ian Madsen set a new Dodge City track record in Qualifying, won his Heat and the Sears…

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SCISCO, MONGEAU (2), O’SHEA, RUTT AND LOESCH ARE WALL STOCK CAR WINNERS SATURDAY

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SCISCO, MONGEAU (2), O'SHEA, RUTT AND LOESCH ARE WALL STOCK CAR WINNERS SATURDAY Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ Kyle Scisco of Jackson stayed in contention throughout the 25-lap main event and took over the lead late in the contest to win the Spooky Spectacular Center State Engineering Sportsman stock car feature Saturday at Wall Stadium Speedway. It was the Scisco Kid's fourth win the the 2018 All American Auto Group Racing Series. Louie Keraitis of Toms River led the race from the first green flag as brothers Carsten and Jarret DiGiantomasso,…

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QUAKER STEAK & LUBE SHOWCASES THE RETURN OF THE DIRT TRACK HEROES SHOW TO PHILLIPSBURG MALL, MARCH 3-9, 2019

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QUAKER STEAK & LUBE SHOWCASES THE RETURN OF THE DIRT TRACK HEROES SHOW TO PHILLIPSBURG MALL, MARCH 3-9, 2019 Story By: Bob Miller/Dirt Track Heroes Car Show Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com The management staff of the Dirt Track Heroes is pleased to announce Quaker Steak & Lube will once again sponsor the Twelfth Annual Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes event to be held at the Phillipsburg Mall from March 3rd through the 9th in 2019. Quaker Steak & Lube, or The Lube(r) to loyalists, is the award-winning casual dining concept known for their Best Wings…

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Richards Banks $100,000 DTWC Payday

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Richards Banks $100,000 DTWC Payday Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS PORTSMOUTH, OHIO (October 21, 2018) - Josh Richards won his second straight Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship presented by Optima Batteries on Sunday afternoon at Portsmouth Raceway Park. Richards took the lead on lap 22 from Brian Shirley and led the rest of the way to pick-up the $100,000 first-place prize and his third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. Jonathan Davenport; the newly crowned Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion; finished in second followed by Brandon Overton, Brandon Sheppard, and…

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GODOWN ROCKETS TO VICTORY LANE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S ALL STAR CUP

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GODOWN ROCKETS TO VICTORY LANE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S ALL STAR CUP Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (October 21, 2018) – At New Egypt Speedway’s All Star Cup, Ryan Godown rocketed to victory lane in the Modified feature. The Hammer Sportsman main event was captured by Art Liedl. Johnny Bangs topped the field in the Crate Modified feature while Rich Mellor took top honors in the main event for the Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars. As the 60-lap Modified feature got underway, Jimmy Horton grabbed the lead with…

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Gular Tops 77-Car Field For OCFS ‘Hard Clay Finale’ $10,250 Payday; Decker STSS North Region Champion

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  Mike Gular Tops 77-Car Field For OCFS ‘Hard Clay Finale’ $10,250 Payday; Billy Decker STSS North Region Champion Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – Second verse, better than the first. In May, Pennsylvania small-block standout Mike Gular made his first-career start at the legendary Orange County Fair Speedway, finishing a respectable 11th. On Thursday, Gular returned for the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ to kick off Eastern States Weekend and fared better – much better. Gular, of Boyertown, Pa., upset a stacked field to win the Halmar International North Region…

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TEN QUESTIONS YOU MUST ASK A POTENTIAL SPONSOR BEFORE PREPARING A PROPOSAL

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TEN QUESTIONS YOU MUST ASK A POTENTIAL SPONSOR BEFORE PREPARING A PROPOSAL Story By: Ernie Saxton Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com LANGHORNE, PA OCTOBER 19, 2018 . . . Sending a sponsorship proposal to a potential sponsor before understanding their objectives is a waste of your time and their time. It is similar to trying to buy a present for someone you don’t know. It is just not a good idea and is a major reason for so many not being successful with sponsorship efforts. To be successful with your sponsorship seeking you need to know your sponsors so you can…

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Wolfe, Flores & Carber Are Latest To File East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Entries

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Williams Grove 410 Sprint Champ Lucas Wolfe; Indoor Series Atlantic City Winner Ryan Flores; 410, 360 Sprint Winner Michael Carber Are Latest To File East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Entries Story By: Ernie Saxton/East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ October 17, 2018 . . . Perfect track conditions featuring a multi-groove, dustless, easy-to-pass on surface have enticed Williams Grove Speedway’s 2018 410 Sprint Car champion Lucas Wolfe to file an entry for the East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals being held at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, NJ for the second year. The now annual…

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An All-Star Will Be Made In 6th Annual All Star Cup Shootout At New Egypt Speedway This Saturday

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An All-Star Will Be Made In 6th Annual All Star Cup Shootout At New Egypt Speedway This Saturday October 20th Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – This Saturday’s 6th Annual All Star Cup Shootout at the New Egypt Speedway is shaping up to be one of its best yet. It’ll be a barnburner for the Mighty Modifieds as the Small Block Modifieds take on the Big Block Modifieds once again in a 60-Lap shootout that pays $6,000 to win and $400 just to start the main event. See New Egypt Speedway regulars…

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LEFFLER MEMORIAL RETURNS SUNDAY TO WAYNE CITY

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LEFFLER MEMORIAL RETURNS SUNDAY TO WAYNE CITY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Neil Cavanaugh/USAC Racing Wayne City, Illinois.........The USAC P1 Insurance National Midgets will race in the memory of four-time USAC National champion Jason Leffler this Sunday, October 21, at Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Illinois, for the fifth running of the "Jason Leffler Memorial." The event positions itself as the final Midwest series' race this season before heading west for California to round out the year, providing fans in the area one last time to enjoy the action before the sun sets on the…

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Decker, Perrego, Williamson, Sheppard & Gular Enter OCFS With Short Track Super Series North Title Hopes Thursday

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  Decker, Perrego, Williamson, Sheppard & Gular Enter OCFS With Short Track Super Series North Title Hopes Thursday Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – It’s ‘title time’ for the Halmar International North Region of Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco. This Thursday night (October 18) at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y., the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ will decide the 2018 STSS Halmar International North Region $12,500 champion. Five drivers enter the Legendary House of Power with a shot at the crown assuming Decker takes the green…

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Almirola finds long-awaited redemption with Talladega win

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Aric Almirola finds long-awaited redemption with Talladega win Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR  Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR TALLADEGA, Ala. – Aric Almirola has been tantalizingly close to winning this season, only to come up empty. On Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, he finally got to light the victory cigar. When the No. 41 Ford of Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kurt Busch lost fuel pressure on the final lap of the 1000Bulbs.com 500, Almirola was there to collect his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory since 2014 and clinch a spot in the Round of 8 in the series Playoffs. Almirola’s second career…

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Bonsignore Claims Thompson Sweep to Close Out Championship Season

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Justin Bonsignore Claims Thompson Sweep to Close Out Championship Season Story By: Taylor Therrien/TSMP Photos By: Ruby Wallau/NASCAR Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park concluded the 56th Annual World Series of Speedway Racing weekend on Sunday, Oct. 14 crowning three track division champions and the ISMA Supermodified champion as well as hosting the weekend’s main event, the final race of the NASCAR Whelen Modified Series Tour season. Coming into Tour race Justin Bonsignore had already clinched the title, the first time that feat has been accomplished since Donny Lia earned the title prior to the end of the 2007 season. That said…

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Bell Dominates Eldora Speedway for Fourth Career Outlaw Win

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Christopher Bell Dominates Eldora Speedway for Fourth Career Outlaw Win Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photo By: Dan McFarland/WoO ROSSBURG, OH – October 14, 2018 – Christopher Bell pounded the cushion to perfection up against the Eldora Speedway wall to win his fourth career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature, but first of 2018, Sunday evening at the Ohio half-mile. Bell fell as far back as eighth but took the lead on Lap 14 and never looked back. Donny Schatz extended his Series points lead finishing second for a Tony Stewart Racing/Curb-Agajanian Racing one-two punch. Parker Price-Miller, who led…

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Dirt Track World Championship Wraps Up 2018 Season

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Dirt Track World Championship Wraps Up 2018 Season Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (October 14, 2018) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series is set to cap off an electrifying 2018 season with one of the most thrilling crown jewel events of the year. The 38th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship - Presented by Optima Batteries - will take place October 18th-20th, at Portsmouth Raceway Park in Portsmouth, Ohio. The weekend will get underway on Thursday night, October 18th with preliminary events for the Modified division. Friday, October 19th the Lucas Oil…

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Williamson Preserved His Right Rear Tire to Win the Loud & Dirty Brand Northeast Fall Nationals Bullringer 110

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Mat Williamson Preserved His Right Rear Tire to Win the Loud & Dirty Brand Northeast Fall Nationals Bullringer 110 Story & Photo By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series BROCKVILLE, ON – October 13, 2018 – Mat Williamson made his right rear tire last 110 laps to win the DIRTcar 358 Modified Tour finale at Brockville Ontario Speedway. Erick Rudolph lead most of the Bullringer 110 until with only five laps to go, his right rear tire gave up under caution. Williamson inherited the lead and brought the no. 6 to Victory Lane. Tim Fuller benefited from a last-lap flat tire on…

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Sweet Continues Career Year with Terre Haute Triumph

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Brad Sweet Continues Career Year with Terre Haute Triumph Story By: ANthony Corini/WoO Photo By: Mark Funderbunk/WoO TERRE HAUTE, IN – October 13, 2018 – Brad Sweet’s added another page to his unforgettable 2018 season with a flag-to-flag victory at the historic Terre Haute Action Track, his ninth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory of the year. Donny Schatz charged from 12th to second, getting by Tim Shaffer, who completed the podium, on the Green-White-Checkered finish. Brad Sweet and Kasey Kahne Racing teammate Daryn Pittman put on a show on the final lap of the Sears Craftsman Dash…

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Richest-Ever Single-Day Set For Short Track Super Series Thursday, October 18 At Orange County Fair Speedway

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Richest-Ever Single-Day Set For Short Track Super Series Thursday, October 18 At Orange County Fair Speedway Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MIDDLETOWN, NY – The richest single day in the history of the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco takes place this Thursday, October 18. STSS Modifieds hit the track at Orange County Fair Speedway in Middletown, N.Y., Thursday night for the Behrent’s Performance Warehouse ‘Hard Clay Finale’ looking to capture the lion’s share of a purse totaling $49,225. Yes, $49,225 for a single-day, 50-lap event! The ’18 edition of the ‘Hard…

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WATT OVERCOMES A TRAFFIC JAM TO WIN THUNDER FIRST

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RYAN WATT OVERCOMES A TRAFFIC JAM TO WIN THUNDER FIRST; WHITMOYER AND SMITH CLAIM SPORTSMAN AND SPRINT CAR WINS Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Jim Brown & George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (October 13, 2018) – It was a chilling fall night of racing when Boyertown, PA’s Ryan Watt scored the victory in the twenty-first running of the Modified Traffic Jam, the season finale of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series events at Grandview Speedway Saturday night. Watt has been haunted from winning a Thunder show for years, so how appropriate that his first win…

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Watt Lights Up Port Royal Speedway For Short Track Super Series Victory

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Brandon Grosso Steals The Show, But Ryan Watt Lights Up Port Royal Speedway For Short Track Super Series Victory Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA – The ‘Speed Palace’ lived up to the hype on Friday night. So did Ryan Watt. Port Royal Speedway hosted the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds for the first time and the ‘Electric Company’ Watt shined the brightest in a 40-lap thriller. Watt prevailed after young Brandon Grosso stole the show for much of the main. Boyertown, Pa.’s Watt,…

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Peters Trucks To Talladega Victory

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Peters Trucks To Talladega Victory Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR TALLADEGA, Ala. – Racing for just the fourth time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this season, Timothy Peters fought off a block from Noah Gragson on the final lap of the Fr8Auctions 250 at Talladega Superspeedway to become the first three-time winner at the 2.66-mile track. Driving in the last of his three events for GMS Racing, Peters started a move to the outside of Gragson’s Toyota on the backstretch. When Gragson moved up to block, Peters stayed in the gas, and Gragson’s No. 18…

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Nicholas Johnson Captures Thompson Late Model Title

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Nicholas Johnson Captures Thompson Late Model Title Story By: Taylor Therrien/TSMP Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park kicked off the 2018 Sunoco World Series of Speedway Racing weekend on Friday, Oct. 12, the biggest racing weekend in New England crowning champions in all of Thompson’s local racing divisions and the Whelen Modified Series Tour. The first night of racing served as a warmup for the action still to come with the crowning of Thompson Late Model Champion and the penultimate race of the 2018 Granite State Pro Stock Series season as the highlights of the evening. The Late Models have been the…

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Rudolph Keeps Championship Hopes Alive with Win at Brockville

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Erick Rudolph Keeps Championship Hopes Alive with Win at Brockville Ontario Speedway’s Northeast Fall Nationals Story By: Joe Grabianowski/SuperDIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com BROCKVILLE, ON – October 12, 2018 - Erick Rudolph roared to Victory Lane at the Loud & Dirty Brand Northeast Fall Nationals at Brockville Speedway and closed the gap on Championship Points leader Matt Sheppard going into the Can-Am Off-Road World of Outlaws World Finals. Peter Britten remained red hot with a second-place finish coming off his Camping World 150 win and third place in the Billy Whittaker Cars 200 at Oswego Speedway’s NAPA Super DIRT…

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