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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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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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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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Magic Mike Sweeps the Night

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Mahaney Sweeps the Night Mike Mahaney Sweeps Qualifying and Heat Races Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC - Nov. 2, 2017 - In front of a packed grandstands, the Super DIRTcar Series took to The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for Night One of Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals for their qualifying night. Mike Mahaney had a night to remember, sweeping both qualifying sessions and picking up two heat race victories. In all there were 48 Big-Block Modifieds that signed in at Textron Off Road World Finals. The Super DIRTcar Series first took to the track…

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Gravel, Starks Claim Top Qualifying Honors on Opening Night of World Finals

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Gravel, Starks Claim Top Qualifying Honors on Opening Night of World Finals; Schatz Clinches 2017 Title Racing action for WoO Sprint Cars and Late Models begins tomorrow Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CHARLOTTE, NC - November 2, 2017 - David Gravel and Trey Starks topped Friday and Saturday Qualifying, respectively, but it was Donny Schatz stealing the show on the opening night of the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Schatz clinched his ninth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Championship by taking the Green Flag…

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Marcuccilli Closes Stellar Season with WSTC NE Sportsman Victory

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Marcuccilli Closes Stellar Season with WSTC NE Sportsman Victory Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC — Oct 28, 2017 — Dave Marcuccilli completed a dominant season by scoring the OneDirt World Short Track Championship VP Racing Fuels Sportsman Modified Victory at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Marcuccilli, who was also victorious twice during NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week, started fifth in the 30-lap Feature as Eric Giguere paced the field to Green and led lap one. Defending race winner Ronnie Davis utilized the top side of the 4/10th-mile dirt oval to grab the lead from Giguere on the third…

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Strickler Scores Second Straight UMP Modified WSTC Feature

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Strickler Scores Second Straight UMP Modified WSTC Feature Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC — Oct 28, 2017 — The second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship came to a close on Saturday after three days of racing at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. The final night of racing action at the fast 4/10-mile high-banked dirt oval located northeast of Charlotte in Concord, North Carolina featured Last Chance Showdowns, the Championship Features and the special All-Star Invitational Features to conclude the weekend. The High Side Tickler Kyle Strickler would be the man of the weekend as the star from nearby…

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Davenport Leads WSTC Pro Late Models after Long Falls Out

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Davenport Leads WSTC Pro Late Models after Long Falls Out Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC — Oct 28, 2017 — Jonathan Davenport decided on Thursday morning that he would make the four-hour trek from Blairsville, GA to The Dirt Track at Charlotte to enter into the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship. “I have to thank Blake Spencer and Letti Bozard for giving me this opportunity. Heath, his crew guy, called me and gave me this opportunity,” said Davenport. “I’m just glad to get back in one of these Longhorns and get the feel of it.” Davenport joined the…

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Draws Nearly 300 Cars for Night One Practice Sessions

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Draws Nearly 300 Cars for Night One Practice Sessions Story By: Cristina Cordova/DIRTcar Photos By: Justin Fiedler/DIRTcar CONCORD, NC - Oct. 26, 2017 - The second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship mega-event opened Thursday evening with 288 total entries across eight divisions taking to the 4/10th-mile semi-banked oval at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for hot lap practice sessions. The OneDirt World Short Track Championship, a three-day event, puts the best short track racers in the country on center stage. A purse in excess of $110,000 across all eight divisions will be…

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Welcomes Division Sponsors

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OneDirt World Short Track Championship Welcomes Division Sponsors DIRTcar Racing family reunion features over $50,000 in contingency awards Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Oct. 23, 2017 - DIRTcar Racing welcomes some of the best known brands in motorsports to the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship, October 26-28, with contingency awards totaling over $50,000 across all divisions. The inaugural OneDirt World Short Track Championship attracted over 300 racers across nine divisions during three nights of thrilling dirt track racing. The second edition of the burgeoning event will once again give grassroots racers a…

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Chevrolet Performance Crate Motor Up for Grabs at OneDirt World Short Track Championship

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Chevrolet Performance Crate Motor Up for Grabs at OneDirt World Short Track Championship Story By: Colby Gorniewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com   CONCORD, NC - August 24, 2017 - One lucky competitor at the OneDirt World Short Track Championshipat the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway from October 26 - 28, 2017 will walk away a winner of a brand-new Chevrolet Performance crate motor. By registering for competition for the second annual OneDirt World Short Track Championship, each competitor will be entered into a raffle for a brand-new Chevrolet Performance crate motor. However, drivers who complete their advanced registration prior to the event…

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Ward Wins Race; Myers Takes Title at Bowman Gray

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Ward Wins Race; Myers Takes Title at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) The dust has now settled on the 2017 racing season at Bowman Gray Stadium – and just as expected, the final night had enough fireworks to get the fans on their feet. In the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series, Tim Brown of Tobaccoville qualified on the pole for Saturday’s Carolina Farm Credit 150. Brandon Ward of Winston-Salem started on the outside front-row but was unable to steal the lead away on the initial start.…

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Roller-Coaster Ride for Brown and Bohn at Bowman Gray

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Roller-Coaster Ride for Brown and Bohn at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Races can change in an instant at Bowman Gray Stadium, and it may only take a few laps to bring a driver’s night crashing down or his morale soaring high. Tim Brown of Tobaccoville started off his night with high hopes. After the top six qualifiers redrew for position, Brown drew the pole for his start with Jason Myers of Walnut Cove on the outside. The two battled fiercely for the lead as the…

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Bohn Misses Money but Wins Big at Bowman Gray

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Bohn Misses Money but Wins Big at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Danny Bohn didn’t get what he came for at Bowman Gray Stadium on Saturday, but he didn’t mind taking the victory trophy anyway. The 2017 Fans’ Challenge Award accumulated to a total prize pool of $12,000 for Saturday’s 100-lapper in the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. To claim the money, a driver would need to qualify in the top four, elect to start in the rear, and then fight up to a top-four finish.…

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Jeffreys and Miller Take Emotional Wins at Bowman Gray

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Jeffreys and Miller Take Emotional Wins at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Lee Jeffreys of Wallburg gave it all he had to claim the checkered at Bowman Gray Stadium on Saturday. But the tears started flowing once the victory was his. The last few months have been hard for the Jeffreys team after Lee lost his father, Robert Jeffreys, to cancer earlier in the year. Robert was a former champion, a veteran racer, and a fixture in the race shop. So to honor his passing, Lee…

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Jason Myers Holds off Burt Myers at Bowman Gray

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Jason Myers Holds off Burt Myers at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Jason Myers had his work cut out for him on Saturday at Bowman Gray Stadium. But he stepped up and took the checkered for the FOX8 WGHP 100. With the starting lineup for the Brad’s Golf Modified Series being decided by random draw, Jason Myers of Walnut Cove drew the pole for his start. But the stage was immediately set for tension as his older brother, Burt Myers of Walnut Cove, was slated to…

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Experience and Luck Benefit Myers at Bowman Gray

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Experience and Luck Benefit Myers at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Burt Myers took a little luck and turned it into a victory in Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 100 at Bowman Gray Stadium. Of course, the decades of experience his family has racing at the Madhouse allowed him to capitalize on it all. With Saturday’s lineup for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series being determined by random draw, Burt Myers of Walnut Cove could’ve started anywhere in the field from first to 20th. But in a…

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Myers and Jones Win on Slick Track at Bowman Gray

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Myers and Jones Win on Slick Track at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Every race at Bowman Gray Stadium brings new challenges to the drivers. And with Saturday’s early rain storms pelting the Stadium, the slick and humid track conditions tested the mettle and quick reflexes of the Modified teams at the Madhouse. Brandon Ward of Winston-Salem started on the pole for the initial 50-lapper for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. To claim the lead, Ward would have his work cut out for him: starting…

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Burt Myers Holds off Fleming to Grab Win at Bowman Gray

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Burt Myers Holds off Fleming to Grab Win at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium Winston-Salem, NC -  Saturday’s 100-lap Modified race put the competitors to the test at Bowman Gray Stadium. But with a combination of luck, strategy, and quick reactions, Burt Myers of Walnut Cove left with the victory trophy. The 100-lap races for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series have their starting lineups determined by random draw – making them nail-biters for the teams and the fans alike. Danny Bohn of Huntersville qualified on the pole and elected to…

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Blaney Strikes Late For Charlotte XFINITY Victory

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Late Pass Gives Ryan Blaney NASCAR XFINITY Series Win At Charlotte Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR CONCORD, N.C. –May 28, 2017-  Kevin Harvick was between a rock and a hard place with three laps left in Saturday’s Hisense 4K TV 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, and Ryan Blaney took full advantage of the veteran driver’s conundrum. Passing Harvick for the lead after a restart on Lap 198 and 200, Blaney crossed the finish line .244 seconds ahead of the driver of the No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford. Blaney had pushed Harvick…

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Shark Attack At Charlotte

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Schuchart Shines Bright in Charlotte ,Wins Third Outlaws Race of 2017 Story By: KAYLA MAY / WOO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF Charlotte NC- May 27, 2017- After starting in the third position for the Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the 30-lap Feature event, Logan Schuchart had a scare just before the half-way mark of the race. When Schuchart he attempted a slide job on the leader Brad Sweet, he overshot the attempt, forcing him up to the wall. Still managing to continue on, Schuchart would get another opportunity as the field…

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Larson Leads Mistake Free Qualifying Session For All Star Pole

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Kyle Larson Grabs Top Starting Spot For Monster Energy All-Star Race Story By: REID SPENCCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR CONCORD, N.C. – May 20, 2017- Friday’s qualifying session for the Monster Energy All-Star Race was all about staying mistake-free. Kurt Busch didn’t. Kyle Larson did, and that was the difference between starting first and starting fifth in NASCAR’s million-dollar exhibition race on Saturday night (at 6 p.m. ET on FS1). In a unique qualifying format that features three laps punctuated by a four-tire pit stop, Busch posted the fastest time in the final round,…

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Kyle Busch Trucks To Record 7th Series Victory

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Kyle Busch Claims Record Seventh NASCAR Truck Series Victory at Charlotte Story By: REID SPENCER NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR CONCORD, N.C. –May 20, 2017-  Kyle Busch never tires of winning, even though he does it more often than anyone else. Busch led 90 of 134 laps in Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway and completed a dominating victory in the event, sweeping both early stages of the race and taking the checkered flag .986 seconds ahead of runner-up Johnny Sauter. The win was Busch’s seventh in 11 starts at…

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Luck Changes Quickly for Tim Brown and Jonathan Brown at Bowman Gray

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Luck Changes Quickly for Tim Brown and Jonathan Brown at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinilis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) On Saturday night, Tim Brown showed us how quickly a night can go from hot to cold at Bowman Gray Stadium. Brown was the fastest qualifier with a time of 13.555, placing him on the pole for the start of the first 25-lapper for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. Lee Jeffreys of Wallburg threatened the rear bumper of Brown, but the #83 machine of Brown maintained the lead. Brown went…

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Outlaws Return to ‘The Hub of Racing’

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Outlaws Set to Perform on Auto Racing's Biggest Stage Story By: KAYLA MAY / WOO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, N.C. - May 13, 2017 - No city is more synonymous with auto racing than Charlotte, NC. On Friday, May 26, The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway will host the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series for the 16th time, giving one driver the opportunity to say he won at Charlotte alongside the best in the industry. Having earned the nickname 'The Hub of Racing', Charlotte, NC is home to many racing heroes, including…

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Myers Flies from Rear to Front at Bowman Gray

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Myers Flies from Rear to Front at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/BGS Photos By: Eric Hylton/BGS (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Burt Myers right now has one game plan for his season at Bowman Gray Stadium. As he puts it, “When the train is running, you ride it - because it’ll throw you off eventually.” And right now, the train is certainly running for Myers. Myers took the checkered in Saturday night’s Kevin Powell Motorsports 100 for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series, giving him two wins out of two races so far this season. But not only did…

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Myers Bests Brown in Fierce Battle at Bowman Gray

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Myers Bests Brown in Fierce Battle at Bowman Gray Story By: Loren Pinillis/Bowman Gray Stadium Photos By: Eric Hylton/Bowman Gray Stadium (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Two titans of Bowman Gray Stadium racing gave it all they had on Saturday night, battling back and forth for 200 laps while the crowd sat on the edge of their seats. Burt Myers of Walnut Cove started on the pole for Saturday’s Hayes Jewelers 200 for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series after turning the fastest lap in previous qualifying sessions. Myers fended off outside-pole starter Lee Jeffreys of Wallburg, as well as…

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Carolinas Are Calling The Outlaws

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Will Hit North and South Carolina Back-to-Back Story By: KAYLA MAY / WOO LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM CONCORD, NC- April 13, 2017- For the first weekend in May the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series heads to the Carolinas. The Series equipped with 15 full-time drivers and teams will face brave local and regional competition who dare to stand nose-to-nose with the best late model drivers in the country at Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, SC on Friday, May 5 and Fayetteville Motor Speedway in Fayetteville, NC…

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Solomito Charges Late For Myrtle Beach Win

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Solomito First Winner For Newly Unified Whelen Modified Tour Story By: KYLE SOUZA / NASCAR SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DICK AYERS / RACERSGUIDE.COM MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. –March 19, 2017- One year ago, Timmy Solomito captured his first career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory in the season-opening Icebreaker at Connecticut's Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. Fast-forward a year later, the Islip, New York, driver was celebrating a victory in the season-opening race once again. Solomito captured the win in the Performance Plus 150 presented by Safety-Kleen on Saturday at another historic venue, the half-mile Myrtle Beach Speedway, and became the first winner on…

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Over 300 Cars Come Out for Night One of OneDirt World Short Track Championship

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad”] Over 300 Cars Come Out for Night One of OneDirt World Short Track Championship Story By: Cristina Cordova/DIRTcar Media - Photos By: Justin Fiedler/DIRTcar CONCORD, N.C. - Oct. 20, 2016 - Night one of the OneDirt World Short Track Championship drew to a close at the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway at 10pm. Over 300 entries across nine divisions showed up for the opening night hot laps of the inaugural 3-day event. Under a warmer than usual fall evening in Concord, North Carolina, the first-ever OneDirt World Short Track Championship kicked off with a night of rotating…

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Saldana Dominates Bad Boy Buggies World Finals in His Final Run for Motter Motorsports

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Saldana Dominates Bad Boy Buggies World Finals in His Final Run for Motter Motorsports Schatz crowned 2015 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 8, 2015 - Joey Saldana gave everyone a reason to smile in his final appearance in the No. 71M Motter Equipment Motorsports car on Sunday night at the Bad Boy Buggies World Finals as he led a dominating performance to score his third World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season. "It's kind of bittersweet really - this will probably be my last time driving the 71M," Saldana…

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Canadian Kerr Scores First Super DIRTcar Series Victory in Bad Boy Buggies World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Canadian Kerr Scores First Super DIRTcar Series Victory in Bad Boy Buggies World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Sheppard captures his fourth series championship By Jo Ann Davies CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 8, 2015 - For the first time in his young career Canadian Big-Block Modified driver Tim Kerr of Picton, Ontario, scored a Super DIRTcar Series win, and did so on Sunday night at the premier Bad Boy Buggies World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. A strong second-place finish earned Waterloo, N.Y.'s Matt Sheppard his fourth Super DIRTcar Series championship title and the…

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‘The Doctor’ Delivers at Bad Boy Buggies World Finals

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] 'The Doctor' Delivers at Bad Boy Buggies World Finals Danny Johnson races to victory at The Dirt Track at Charlotte for second year in a row By Mike Mallett CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 6, 2015 - For the second consecutive season Danny Johnson put his Chris Genarrelli-owned ride in Victory Lane at the Bad Boy Buggies World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. The ageless veteran campaigner used a nifty pass on an early restart to assume the lead and eventually the $8,000 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series win. "I had a great race car with a…

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Dusty Zomer Wins Wild World Finals Night Two

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Dusty Zomer Wins Wild World Finals Night Two Picks up his first ever World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 6, 2015 - A wild night two of the Bad Boy Buggies World Finals at the Dirt Track at Charlotte turned into a big night for Dusty Zomer who picked up his first ever World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory. Zomer started Friday night's feature in sixth and battled early into the top three. After leader Trey Starks pulled in with a bent tie-rod and Joey Saldana, who took over the lead, lost…

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The World Finals – Why This Needs To Be On Any Race Fans Bucket List

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] The World Finals - Why This Needs To Be On Any Race Fans Bucket List By: Pete MacDonald Every race fan has a bucket list of races they want to attend in their lifetime. I constantly add to mine as the years progress, but there is one race if I had to make sure I get to each and every year, it's The World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. With the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars, the World of Outlaw Late Model Series, and the Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified…

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Sheppard Eyes Fourth Super DIRTcar Series Crown at Bad Boy Buggies World Finals

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Sheppard Eyes Fourth Super DIRTcar Series Crown at Bad Boy Buggies World Finals Leads defending champion Decker heading to The Dirt Track at Charlotte CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 4, 2015 - Matt Sheppard of Waterloo, N.Y., has the fourth Super DIRTcar Series championship of his career in his sights as the Big-Block Modified Series heads to The Dirt Track at Charlotte this week for Bad Boy Buggies World Finals on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Sheppard has driven the FX Caprara/Mohawk Northeast Inc. No. 9h for HBR Racing to four wins and 21 top-10s in 22 starts on the…

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Bad Boy Buggies World Finals Brings 2015 Season to an End

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Bad Boy Buggies World Finals Brings 2015 Season to an End The Bad Boy Buggies World Finals at the Dirt Track at Charlotte is Nov. 5, 6 and 7 CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 3, 2015 - Riding a wave of momentum, Donny Schatz thoroughly reasserted himself in 2015 as the driver to beat on the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. Heading into this week's Bad Boy Buggies World Finals with a record-breaking season, Schatz and his Tony Stewart Curb-Agajanian have turned this week in Charlotte into a celebration of his seventh World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series…

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Halmar Heads South With All Star Cast Of Drivers

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Halmar Heads South With All Star Cast Of Drivers By: Pete MacDonald The Halmar International race team headed up by Willy Auchmoody has confirmed their entries for this weekend's World of Outlaw World Finals held at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway located in Concord, NC. You may not find more of an "All Star" team anywhere in the field of Dirt Modified racing then this one. Brett Hearn will be flying the Halmar logo for the first time ever, Hearn who has been in the news lately regarding his decision to head to the Orange County…

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USAC HPD EASTERN MIDGET RACE RESULTS: September 4, 2015 – Altamahaw, North Carolina – Ace Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] USAC HPD EASTERN MIDGET RACE RESULTS: September 4, 2015 - Altamahaw, North Carolina - Ace Speedway       QUALIFYING: 1. Chris Lamb, 9, Lamb-15.793; 2. Andrew Layser, 35, Layser-15.892; 3. Jessica Bean, 6, Radical-15.956; 4. Sam Hatfield, 8, Hatfield-16.030; 5. Nolan Allison, 16, Allison-16.110; 6. Keegan Walmer, 7, Radical-16.265; 7. Dillon Silverman, 23, Silverman-16.357; 8. Mike Ward, 80, Ward-16.464.       FEATURE: (35 laps) 1. Nolan Allison, 2. Jessica Bean, 3. Chris Lamb, 4. Andrew Layser, 5. Sam Hatfield, 6. Keegan Walmer, 7. Mike Ward, 8. Dillon Silverman. NT ------------------------------ FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-4 Walmer, Laps 5-35 Allison. NEW…

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Jason Myers Grabs Win, Brown Takes Title at Bowman Gray

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Jason Myers Grabs Win, Brown Takes Title at Bowman Gray (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Jason Myers of Walnut Cove had almost the perfect end to his 2015 season at Bowman Gray Stadium. Almost. Myers qualified on the pole for the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series and led the way to win the Carolina Farm Credit 150 on Saturday. When season-ending awards were tallied, Myers had the fastest lap of the season, the most poles, the most wins, the most laps led, and the most positions gained. But the big one, the 2015 season championship, belonged to Tim…

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Championships Decided this Saturday at Bowman Gray

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Championships Decided this Saturday at Bowman Gray (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) The 2015 season has been a year of ups and downs for competitors at Bowman Gray Stadium. And one week after the Madhouse celebrated its 1000th event, the season is set to conclude with one final night of action-packed racing. Burt Myers of Walnut Cove has every intention of turning on the aggression this Saturday night. He started off the season with back-to-back wins in the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series and seemed in a promising position to take the championship midway through the season. He…

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Roller Coaster Ride for Myers, Ward at Bowman Gray

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) Bowman Gray Stadium celebrated its historic 1000th event on Saturday, and it was fitting for the checkered that night to belong to Burt Myers – a man whose family has been active competitors at the Stadium since its early days. But the night certainly had its ups and downs for Myers. After qualifying a disappointing 12th, Burt Myers of Walnut Cove knew he would have his work cut out for him. “I screwed up qualifying. I put us in this hole,” said Myers. “I joked with my guys. They said, ‘What are you…

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Racing Legends Honor 1000th Event at Bowman Gray

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Racing Legends Honor 1000th Event at Bowman Gray (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) This Saturday at Bowman Gray Stadium will be a momentous event 67 years in the making: The Madhouse hosts its 1000th event of NASCAR racing action. Two of the men who started NASCAR, Bill France Sr. and Alvin Hawkins, had a vision of a regular weekly racing showcase to build up a fan base for the sport. And on May 18, 1949, they followed through by holding the first ever NASCAR race at Bowman Gray Stadium. As NASCAR’s first and longest running weekly track, the…

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The North Rides Again

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Danny Bohn dominated the NASCAR Whelen Modifed Southern Tour race at Bowman Gray Stadium August 1st. Racers Guide spoke to him before he won the race two years in a row. "The car was real good. We kind of just practiced on what we were going to run in the race. I think some of the guys put mock qualifying runs put up the stagger a little bit", said Bohn. "The was running real good. Getting through the corners real good. She got good forward bite off. It’s pretty much the same…

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From the North to the South, No Race is too Far for Ryan Preece

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Point Pleasant, NJ Ryan Preece of Berlin, CT made the 12 hour trip to compete at the historic Bowman Gray Stadium’s Southern Modified tour race after competing Friday night at Stafford. Preece tells us his strategy for the 199 lap modified feature. "I think the big thing is qualifying up front. If you can qualify at the bullring, and have a car that can stay pretty consistent it’s pretty much up to the driver to keep it up there", said Preece. "This is the mad house anything can happen." Preece left a…

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Points Battles Rage On at Bowman Gray

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Points Battles Rage On at Bowman Gray (Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC) There was a lot to watch during this weekend’s racing action at Bowman Gray Stadium. The Myers brothers clashed with Danny Bohn. Jason Myers grabbed his fifth win, while Bohn won twice over the weekend. But while these storylines were catching everyone’s attention, Tim Brown of Tobaccoville was silently padding his points lead in the Brad’s Golf Cars Modified Series. Brown finished third and fifth, slightly better than the second and eighth place finishes from Burt Myers of Walnut Cove. The night’s performance added two precious…

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