Sprint Cars & Midgets

Twice Is Nice For Tim Buckwalter in Action Track USA’s Ronnie Tobias Memorial

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Twice Is Nice For Tim Buckwalter in Action Track USA's Ronnie Tobias Memorial on 6/21 Drevicki, Swavely, & J. Silfee Also Notch Victories In Five Feature Program Story By: Barry Angstadt/Action Track USA Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com Kutztown, PA - Just in case folks could not see it over the past few years, this Tim Buckwalter fella is making two things perfectly clear this season: 1) he is pretty doggone talented, no matter what type of racing machine he is buckled into and; 2) he sure knows the fast way around the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds.…

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Shaffer holds back Dietrich for Waynesfield Ohio Sprint Speedweek Win

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Tim Shaffer holds back Danny Dietrich for Waynesfield Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket victory Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Vince Vellella & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com WAYNESFIELD, OH (June 21, 2017) - A battle that lasted nearly 15 circuits around the Waynesfield Raceway Park high banks, the “Steel City Outlaw” Tim Shaffer held off Pennsylvania Posse invader Danny Dietrich to earn his second victory in five rounds of Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket, scoring not only a $5,000 top prize, but also solidifying a $500 bonus on behalf of Cometic Gasket. The victory, a first-ever at Waynesfield…

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WINDOM GUNS FOR TERRE HAUTE TRIPLE IN FRIDAY’S “TONY HULMAN CLASSIC”

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WINDOM GUNS FOR TERRE HAUTE TRIPLE IN FRIDAY'S "TONY HULMAN CLASSIC" Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com The number three has already played a prominent role in the pre-race discussion of this year's "Tony Hulman Classic." While Robert Ballou makes preparations to capture an unprecedented third "Tony Hulman Classic" in a row, a past winner of the event has aspirations of his own three-in-a-row mark this Friday night, June 23, when the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship returns to Indiana's Terre Haute Action Track. Chris Windom of Canton, Illinois has the opportunity to become the fifth…

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Hodnett Goes For Pennsylvania Speedweek Repeat at Path Valley

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Hodnett Goes For Pennsylvania Speedweek Repeat at Path Valley Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com SPRING RUN, P.A. – JUNE 21, 2017 – Fred Rahmer Promotions will once again host the third race of the Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek on Sunday, July 2 at Path Valley Speedway. The big event will showcase a 30-lap Sprint Car A-Main paying out a hefty $5,000 to the winner plus a $2,000 25-lap 600cc Micro Sprint feature. Last years Pennsylvania Speedweek winner, Greg Hodnett, is among the drivers looking to take home grand prize. Hodnett, who ran a hard-fought battle last year…

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Doty’s Day: Outlaws Head to Attica for One-of-a- Kind Event

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Doty's Day: Outlaws Head to Attica for One-of-a- Kind Event Attica Raceway Park to host prestige Brad Doty Classic on July 11 Story By: Colby Gornewicz/WoO Photos By: Dave Kovacs and Alex & Helen Bruce/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, N.C. - June 21, 2017 - In the Sprint Car racing world, there are several names that automatically jump out as icons of the sport; Brad Doty is one of those names. When the drivers chasing the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series schedule fill out their calendar for the year, the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic at Attica Raceway Park jumps off…

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Ultimate Wingless Shootout to Pay $5,000 to Win this Sunday at Weedsport Speedway

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ESS/URC Ultimate Wingless Sprint Car Shootout to Pay $5,000 to Win this Sunday at Weedsport Speedway Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish and Alex & Helen Bruce/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (June 21, 2017) – Central New York race fans will be served a treat on Sunday at Weedsport Speedway as the ESS and URC will combine for the $5,000 to win Ultimate Wingless Shootout presented by Big Dog Country 103.5 FM, bringing the best 360 Sprint Car racers in the area together for a special non-wing event on the unique 3/8 mile. A non-wing test session was held…

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BALLOU GOES FOR HULMAN CLASSIC 3-PEAT FRIDAY AT TERRE HAUTE

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BALLOU GOES FOR HULMAN CLASSIC 3-PEAT FRIDAY AT TERRE HAUTE Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com No driver has ever won three editions of the "Tony Hulman Classic" consecutively, but this Friday night, June 23 at western Indiana's Terre Haute Action Track, Robert Ballou has the opportunity to reverse 47-years of history. The Rocklin, California native won the 2015 and 2016 editions in equally dramatic fashion. Ballou caught Chris Windom with three laps remaining to capture the traditional rifle trophy in '15. With less than 10 to go in last season's "Hulman Classic," Ballou battled back-and-forth with…

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Kyle Larson Leads California Podium Sweep At Sharon Speedway

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Second Consecutive Ohio Sprint Speedweek Presented By Cometic Gasket Victory Story By: TYLER ALTMEYER / ALL STAR SERIES MEDIA Photos By: PAUL ARCH / RACERSGUIDE.COM HARTFORD, OH - June 21, 2017 - Elk Grove, California’s Kyle Larson picked up right where he left off on Monday evening, this time scoring a second consecutive Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket main event victory during competition at Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio, ultimately holding off a pair of California natives for a $5,000 top prize. Larson, who started sixth on the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions feature grid, wasted…

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‘Like A Rock” Schatz Scores Granite City Victory

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Schatz Outduels Johnson for 11th Victory of Season at Granite City Speedway Story By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / WOO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAVE DALESANDRO / RACERSGUIDE.COM SAUX RAPIDS, M.N. —June 21, 2017 — In what looked like it was Jason Johnson’s night at Granite City Speedway, Donny Schatz capitalized on a mid-race restart. Schatz drove under Johnson exiting Turn 4 to get by for the lead. Schatz had to hold off a determined Johnson and the KSE Hard Charger Brad Sweet to pick up his 11th victory of the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car season. Looking for the clean…

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Larson climbs from eighth to win Ohio Sprint Speedweek round three

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Kyle Larson climbs from eighth to win Ohio Sprint Speedweek round three at Wayne County Speedway Story By: TYLER ALTMEYER / ALL STAR SERIES MEDIA Photos By: PAUL ARCH / RACERSGUIDE.COM ORRVILLE, OH -June 20, 2017 - Less than a week after earning his first World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory of the 2017 season, and just 24 hours after earning his second NASCAR Cup Series victory of the 2017 season, Kyle Larson was victorious with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions, this time claiming round three of Ohio Sprint Speedweek presented by Cometic Gasket on…

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RAIN STOPS MASS ‘PACK THE HOUSE NIGHT’ EVENT AT BRIDGEPORT

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RAIN STOPS MASS 'PACK THE HOUSE NIGHT' EVENT AT BRIDGEPORT Story By: ERIKA PALMAI WAGNER/MASS SPRINT CARS Photos By: KIRSTEN SNYDER/RACERSGUIDE.com Bridgeport, NJ  - For the second time this season, scattered pop-up rain showers forced Bridgeport Speedway officials to postpone the features for all classes including the Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series to a later date.  With twenty Sprint Cars signed in at the back gate, two heat races were run prior to the cancellation, with Tommy Carberry and Mark Bitner taking home the victories for each qualifying event. A complete redraw of the top eight finishers of the combined heat races was implemented with Bryant Davis and Jeff Geiges set to start…

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Juniata County Fire & Rescue/EMS Night June 24 At Port Royal Speedway

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Racing Action Includes 410 Sprints, Super Late Models, 305 Sprints And Xtreme Stocks Press Release By: SHAWN BROUSE/ PORT ROYAL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Port Royal Pa.- June 20, 2017-  Presented by Glick Fire Equipment, PinnacleHealth and The Firestore, Port Royal Speedway will host Juniata County Fire and Rescue/EMS Night this Saturday, June 24 at 7 pm, honoring all Juniata County first responders. June 24 will also be another Camera & Autograph Night with fans who purchase a general admission ticket granted access to the pit area from 5 – 6 pm. Racing action will include the…

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Open-wheel Doubleheader Friday Night At Big Diamond

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Big Diamond  358 modifieds, URC Sprint Cars, New Warm-Up Time, Start Time, Goes In Effect June 30 Story By: SHAWN T. WOOD / BIG DIAMOND SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT & JEFF STERE / RACERSGUIDE.COM FORESTVILLE, PA. - June 20, 2017- An open-wheel doubleheader is on tap for Friday night at Big Diamond Speedway as the Steel & Metal Service Center 358 modifieds return to action. They'll be joined by the Capitol Renegade United Racing Company sprint cars who are making their second and final appearance of the season at the track. This time, URC will race with the wings on.…

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Courtney Caps Eastern Storm with Susky Success

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Windom Wraps Up Title Story By: RICHIE MURRAY / USAC MEDIA Photos By: DAN DeMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM YORK HAVEN, PA- June 19, 2017- A perfect driving performance from start-to-finish in dirt track racing is a nearly impossible task to achieve. There are so many variables at play - some that are controllable and some that are not. Tyler Courtney appeared to have seen Sunday night's USAC Eastern Storm presented by DMI finale drift away on multiple occasions. But, when it came to crunch time, the 23-year-old from Indianapolis, Indiana was about as picture-perfect as you could imagine. Courtney utilized a…

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Williams Grove Sprints Compete In Another Yellow Breechs 500 Race Friday

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358 Sprints Make Return To Action, PA Speedweek Two Weeks Away Press Release By: SHAWN BROUSE / WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: HARRY MEEKS / RACERSGUIDE.COM Mechanicsburg Pa.- June 19, 2017-Williams Grove Speedway will host another Yellow Breeches 500 event for the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars coming up this Friday night, June 23 at 8 pm. The Yellow Breeches 500 races boast a healthy $500 just to start the 25-lap main event for the sprint cars. Also on the racing program is the return of the HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprint after a lengthy respite thanks to…

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Wolfe Strikes Late Wins BAPS Night Feature At Lincoln

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WOLFE MAKES LATE-RACE PASS TO WIN BAPS NIGHT FEATURE AT LINCOLN SPEEDWAY; Story By: WAYNE HARPER / LINCOLN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM ABBOTTSTOWN, PA – June 18, 2017 – Lucas Wolfe took advantage of one of his few opportunities in lapped traffic with just over a lap to go to score the $4,200 top prize in Saturday’s BAPS Night 410 sprint car feature at Lincoln Speedway. Wolfe, who picked up the $1,000 bonus from BAPS with the win, set fast time on the night and started fourth. He quickly advanced to second at the start and…

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Aaron Reutzel Earns 2017 ASCS Speedweek Championship With Lucas Oil Speedway Victory

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Aaron Reutzel picked up his first ASCS Speedweek title with a victory at Lucas Oil Speedway Story By: BRYAN HULBERT / ASCS MEDIA Photo By: KENNY SHAW / ASCS PHOTO WHEATLAND, MO- June 18, 2017- The track was top to bottom in the closing laps at Lucas Oil Speedway on Saturday night, and Aaron Reutzel was all over it en-route to his season's third victory, and the 2017 ASCS Sizzlin' Summer Speedweek title with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network. Holding off Blake Hahn in the early stages of Saturday's 30 lap feature…

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Chris Windom Scores Port Royal USAC Eastern Storm

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Blane Heimbach Gets Career Win No. 12  Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / PORT ROYAL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DICK AYERS & DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Port Royal Pa. - June 18, 2017- Chris Windom of Canton, Illinois, scored the 30-lap USAC sprint car main event at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night, spoiling the party for Robert Ballou after the California driver led nearly all 30 laps of the feature. In the regular 25-lap 410 sprint car main, Blane Heimbach of Selinsgrove overtook Ryan Taylor with two laps to go to notch his 12th career victory at Port Royal. A…

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SWANSON SOARS TO 2ND ON SILVER CROWN WIN LIST

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SWANSON SOARS TO 2ND ON SILVER CROWN WIN LIST; WINS HORN-SCHINDLER AT THE GROVE Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania - Kody Swanson has been the master of the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series presented by TRAXXAS throughout the last three-and-a-half seasons. No driver owns more victories (14) or championships (2) than the Kingsburg, California driver in that span. However, the master still attests that he remains a student of the sport. That has seeded him with the motivation to continually adjust and seek to find deficiencies in all areas of his racing craft that he…

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Brian Brown On Top at Randolph County Raceway With Lucas Oil ASCS

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Brian Brown won a thriller at Randolph County Raceway with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour Story By: BRYAN HULBERT / ASCS MEDIA Photo By: TERRY FORD / ASCS PHOTO MOBERLY, MO- June 17, 2017- For the 22nd time, Brian Brown found his way to victory with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network, charging seventh to first in the series debut at the high-banked Randolph County Raceway on Friday night. "We're just happy to be here, we had a fast car," said Brown who thanked his crew and sponsors for their dedication and…

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Gravel Wins Rain-Soaked River Cities Speedway

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After three-hour delay, Gravel held off Madsen for ninth win of season Story By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / WoO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: MIKE SPIEKER / WoO MEDIA and HARRY MEEKS / RACERSGUIDE.COM GRAND FORKS, ND- June 17, 2017- It was Jacob Allen who jumped out to an early lead during the initial start of the Gerdau Recycling Northern Tour. As Allen was coming to complete lap five of the 40-lap race, Allen jumped the cushion in Turn 4 went for a wild flip, bringing out the red flag. During the red-flag stoppage, a passing rain storm hit the Grand Forks,…

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Swanson Makes It Count At Williams Grove Memorial

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KODY SWANSON’S LATE RACE PASS NETS HIM HORN-SCHINDLER MEMORIAL FRIDAY NIGHT AT WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO & HARRY MEEKS / RACERSGUIDE.COM MECHANICSBURG, PA – June 17, 2017- Kody Swanson didn’t lead the most laps in the Horn-Schindler Memorial for the USAC Silver Crown cars Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway, but he led when it counted the most. Swanson, of Carmel, Ind., drove by race-long leader Damion Gardner with 16 laps to go in the 100-lap main event and scored his 17th career Silver Crown win tying him…

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Aaron Reutzel Triumphant With Lucas Oil ASCS at Creek County Speedway

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Aaron Reutzel climbed the back of his No. 87 in celebration of his victory at Creek County Speedway with his son, Carson, who drew him the pole in Thursday's feature event Story By: BRYAN HULBERT / ASCS MEDIA Photo By: LONNIE WHEATLEY / ASCS PHOTO SAPULPA, OK- June 16, 2017- Aaron Reutzel was untouchable on Thursday night, earning his second Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network A-Feature win of the 2017 season. Winning at Creek County Speedway in Round 5 of the 2017 ASCS Sizzlin' Summer Speedweek, the win is Aaron's first…

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Thomas Jr. Tops Williams Grove USAC Field

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KEVIN THOMAS JR TURNS BACK CHRIS WINDOM TO WIN USAC SPRINT CAR RETURN TO WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: PAUL ARCH & HARRY MEEKS / RACERSGUIDE.COM MECHANICSBURG, PA –June 16, 2017-  Kevin Thomas Jr. took the lead back from Chris Windom and then took his inside line away over the second half of the USAC Sprint Car Feature Thursday night at Williams Grove Speedway.From there, Thomas cruised to victory in the first USAC Sprint car race completed at the Grove since 1996. It was the opening night of the Grove’s USAC…

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Hartman & Buckwalter Win Heart-Pounding Mains on Scout Night

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Dylan Hoch Wins Season First in Slingshot Silver Tour Race; Nowatarski Repeats in Junior Slingers Story By: BARRY ANGSTADT / ACTION TRACK USA MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM Kutztown, PA –  June 16, 2017- Jeff Hartman though he’d be facing an angry crowd when Victory Lane announcer Michael Batz turned on the microphone after the USAC All Pro SpeedSTR main event on Wednesday night at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds. “I’m thinking they are all going to hate me and boo me for passing Kenny Brightbill,” whispered Hartman, the race winner, prior to Batz…

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SPRINT CAR SPEEDWEEK HITS GRANDVIEW ON JULY 4TH

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NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES PRESENTS… 410 SPRINTS AND 358 MODIFIEDS SHINE ON STAR-STUDDED INDEPENDENCE DAY EVENT Press Release By: BOB MILLER / TOTH SERIES MEDIA Photos By: GEORGE STEIGERWALT / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA -JUNE 16, 2017 – What do you get when you combine the fastest cars of dirt track racing, a tight 1/3-mile oval, and a celebration of our nation’s independence? One of the biggest dirt track racing events of the season. NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series plays host to the Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek on Tuesday, July 4 at Grandview…

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Entry List Growing for Silver Crown Return at Williams Grove

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Entry List for Friday's Williams Grove Silver Crown Return Story By: USAC MEDIA Photos By: DAN DeMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM INDIANAPOLIS, IN- June 15, 2017- Twenty-two USAC Silver Crown drivers and teams have declared their intentions to compete in this Friday's "Horn-Schindler Memorial" at Williams Grove Speedway. The series returned last season after a 35-year absence at the famed Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania half-mile where Chris Windom and Bryan Clauson put on one of the most memorable finishes in Silver Crown Series history. Windom captured the victory on his way to the series title and enters this Friday's race on a four-race win…

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Hafertepe Continues Lucas Oil ASCS Domination at Lawton Speedway

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National Tour Win No. 7 for Sam Hafertepe, Jr. came at the Lawton Speedway on Wednesday night during Round 4 of the 2017 ASCS Speedweek Story By: BRYAN HULBERT / ASCS MEDIA Photo By: MIKE HOWARD / ASCS PHOTO LAWTON, OK- June 15, 2017- Sam Hafertepe, Jr. continues to show no signs of slowing down as the Keith Dobbs Motorsports No. 15h unmercifully dominated Wednesday's Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network Speedweek stop at the Lawton Speedway. "This thing was awesome," said Sam of his seventh National Tour score of 2017. "I…

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MESERAULL Storms To Lincoln USAC Victory

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MESERAULL SCORES CAREER FIFTH IN AMSOIL USAC WINGLESS FEATURE AT LINCOLN SPEEDWAY; Story By: BILL MEYER / LINCOLN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: PAUL ARCH & DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM ABBOTTSTOWN, PA – June 15, 2017 – What a difference a night makes. One night after crashing on the final lap at Grandview Speedway, San Jose, California’s Thomas Meseraull claimed the $6,000 top prize in race #2 of the Amsoil USAC wingless sprint car Eastern Storm tour at Lincoln Speedway Wednesday night. It was Meseraull’s second overall win of the year and fifth USAC win of his career. Meseraull drove around polesitter and…

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Sam Hafertepe Jr. Perfect at Lucas Oil ASCS Devil’s Bowl Summer Nationals

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Sam Hafertepe, Jr. was the class of the field on Tuesday night at the Devil's Bowl Speedway, winning Round 3 of the ASCS Speedweek Story By: BRYAN HULBERT / ASCS MEDIA Photo By: RUDY GARCIA / ASCS MEDIA MESQUITE, TX- June 14, 2017- Four ASCS sanctioned visits to the Devil's Bowl Speedway in 2017, and just as many wins to show for it, Sam Hafertepe, Jr. rebounded from a weekend of DNF finishes with a dominating performance in Round 3 of the 2017 ASCS Sizzlin' Summer Speedweek, leading non-stop in the 44th Devil's Bowl Summer Nationals with the Lucas Oil…

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Larson Parks It at Eagle Raceway

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Stenhouse Jr. Wood Racing picks up first Outlaws win Story By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / WoO SPRINT CAR MEDIA Photo By: IBRACIN PHOTOS EAGLE, NE - June 14, 2017- After leading 29 of the 30-lap Feature, Daryn Pittman couldn't withstand the late-race charge from Kyle Larson and Shane Stewart. Larson whipped around the top-side of the high-banked third-mile track to go by Pittman en route to win the return of the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series at Eagle Raceway. When Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series superstars Kyle Larson and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. team up, you get one potent team.…

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BRADY BACON SIZZLES ON HOT THUNDER ON THE HILL NIGHT

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NAPA AUTO PARTS NIGHT ON THE HILL;  DUANE HOWARD TOPS GRANDVIEW MODS; EASTERN STORM ROLLS ONTO LINCOLN SPEEDWAY WEDNESDAY NIGHT, JUNE 14 Story By: BOB MILLER / TOTH SERIE MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO & PAUL ARCH / RACERSGUIDE.COM BECHTELSVILLE, PA - JUNE 14, 2017 – It was a hot NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series night at Grandview Speedway and a packed house witnessed Broken Arrow, Oklahoma’s Brady Bacon collecting the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series win, claiming the $6,000 to win Jesse Hockett Classic.    Oley, PA’s Duane Howard claimed the win in the 30…

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Chad Kemenah Claims Top Prize at 34 Raceway

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Kemenah Tops All Star Circuit of Champions Stop at 34 Raceway Story By: BRIAN NEAL / 34 RACEWAY MEDIA Photos By: D&M RACING PHOTOS WEST BURNLINGTON, IA- June 13, 2017- When the 2017 racing season schedule was released in early January for 34 Raceway in West Burlington, IA, the 410 Outlaw Sprint fans had Sunday, June 11th marked on their calendars. As the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprint Series, which is owned by former NASCAR star Tony Stewart, made a return trip to the track after several years of hiatus. Once all qualifying events were complete…

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USAC Triple Crown Showdown To Be Staged At Williams Grove June 15 & 16

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Thursday Offers Return of USAC 410 Sprints For First Show Since 1996, Friday Boasts USAC Silver Crown Big Cars In 100-lap Horn/Schindler Memorial! Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Mechanicsburg Pa.- June 12, 2017-  Williams Grove Speedway will host two huge nights of USAC sprint car and midget competition coming up on Thursday, June 15 and again on Friday, June 16 as the historic oval stages the USAC Triple Crown Showdown. The USAC Triple Crown Showdown will showcase all three forms of USAC competition on the big half-mile clay oval at Williams…

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Schatz Gun’s Them Down At Knoxville

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Schatz Fires Off His Big Guns at Knoxville to Join the Winningest Drivers Story By: COLBY GORNIEWICZ / WOO SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM / PHOTO STAFF KNOXVILLE, IA — June 11, 2017 — Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing driver and eight-time World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series Champion Donny Schatz officially joined the ranks of the top-10 winningest drivers at Knoxville Raceway, leading all 25 laps of the Brownells Big Guns Bash night two Feature. The win marks his 25th career win at the 1/2-mile oval, tying him with two-time Track Champion Skip Jackson. It also marks the 10th win…

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DIETRICH CLAIMS NATIONAL FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS NIGHT WIN

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DIETRICH CLAIMS  4TH OF THE YEAR IN LINCOLN 410 SPRINTS; Story By: BILL MEYER / LINCOLN SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM ABBOTTSTOWN, PA – June 11, 2017 –“It’s fun to be fast here! They’ve got a heck-of-a race track here.” So said Danny Dietrich after scoring his fourth win of the year in the 33-lap National Fallen Firefighters Night 410 sprint car feature in memory of Lincoln neighbor Brandon Little at Lincoln Speedway Saturday night. “You try to be smart there at the end. I don’t know if anybody was there, but we’re just trying to finish…

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Hodnett Gets Career 50th In Port Royal Sprints

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Hodnett  Takes First Oval Checkers Of 2017 Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / PORT ROYAL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Port Royal Pa.- June 11, 2017-  Greg Hodnett won his first Port Royal Speedway 410 sprint car main of the year on Saturday night, passing Aaron Ott for the lead and then outrunning Dylan Cisney to the finish for a $4,000 payday. In the 305 sprint main, Drew Ritchey of Everett scored a popular win in the footsteps of his grandfather, Junior Ritchey, who made his mark on the speedway in the 1960s, notching 20 full-size sprint car wins…

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Poirer & Poirer Showdown At Mohawk

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Steve Poirier beats Jordan Poirier in Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint Feature at Mohawk International Raceway   Story By: MIKE MALLETT / ESS SERIES MEDIA Photos By: RANDY MALLETT/ HAMMERDOWN PHOTO    AKWESASNE, NY - June 10, 2017- Steve Poirier was still chasing his first series win coming into Friday night’s Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint event at the Mohawk International Raceway.  That was all the 2016 and seven-time series champion needed. The St. Mathieu de Beloeil, Que., driver had won seven of the last 11 events at the fast half-mile.  After Friday night, you can make that eight out…

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Sunshine Rides Again at Bloomington

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Tyler Courtney Takes 2nd Indiana Midget Week Win in Bloomington CMR Sweep Story By: RICHIE MURRAY / USAC MEDIA Photos By: DAVID NEARPASS / USAC MEDIA BLOOMINGTON, IN- June 10, 2017- Tyler Courtney entered Indiana Midget Week with a pocket full of sunshine. After two victories in the first four rounds of the six-race series, the driver known as "Sunshine" left Bloomington Speedway Friday night with a pocket full of cash. Three nights following his first career USAC Midget National Championship points win in the Indiana Midget Week opener at Montpelier Motor Speedway, Indianapolis, Indiana's Courtney found his way to…

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Brad Sweet in Cruise Control with World of Outlaws Friday at Knoxville

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Kade Higday Grabs His Second 305 Feature of 2017 Story By: BILL WRIGHT / KNOXVILLE RACEWAY MEDIA Photo By: WORLD OF OUTLAWS SPRINT CAR SERIES MEDIA KNOXVILLE, IA- June 10, 2017- Grass Valley, California’s Brad Sweet kept his Kasey Kahne Racing #49 up front all night long in the first night of the Brownells Big Guns Bash Friday with the World of Outlaws at Knoxville Raceway. Brad led all 25 laps to capture his second career feature win here, as well as the $10,000 top prize. Kade Higday scored his second win of the season in the 305 sprint car…

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Rahmer And Eckert Rule Williams Grove

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Rahmer Wins Second Of Williams Grove Sprint Car Season, Eckert Gets Late Model Speedweek Story By: SHAWN BROUSE / WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Mechanicsburg Pa.- June 10, 2017-  Freddie Rahmer Jr. won the third 410-sprint car feature of his young career at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, stealing the lead on the last lap from Alan Krimes to get his second checkers of the year that totaled $4,550. Rahmer’s winner’s take of $4,550 included a $500 bonus for winning from the fifth row plus another $250 from WC Eshenaur for making a last lap…

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Pickens Doubles Down at Putnamville

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Takes Second-Straight Indiana Midget Week Victory Story By: RICHEI MURRAY / USAC MEDIA Photos By: DAVID NEARPASS and RICH FORMAN / USAC MEDIA PUTNAMVILLE, IN- June 9, 2017- A standing ovation is reserved for a performance that transcends the ordinary. What is considered the common or run-of-the-mill may be admirable, but when an individual witnesses one of those handful of instances when the stars align to create a lasting image that will be ingrained in memory, the event is elevated to a status above the norm. Michael Pickens performance in the final laps of Thursday's Indiana Midget Week round at…

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Tim Buckwalter is SpeedSTR’s Flyin’ Farmer

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Strada Wins 600 Sprint Thriller at Action Track USA on 6/7; Yankowski Nips Kohler In Spectacular Slingshot Finish Story By: BARRY ANGSTADT / ACTION TRACK USA MEDIA Photos By: WALT SMITH / RACERSGUIDE.COM KUTZTOWN, PA- June 9, 2017- Wednesday's racing program at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds paid tribute to the late, great Tommy Hinnershitz. Hailing from nearby Oley, PA, Hinnershitz was one of the very best Sprint Car racers of the 1930's, '40's, and '50's. He also competed in the Indianapolis 500 on three occasions, racking up a pair of top-10 finishes. It's a privilege…

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DMI Named Presenting Sponsor of Eastern Storm

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Pledges Driver Contingency Awards Story By: MANDEE PAUCH / MPR MEDIA Photos By: HARRY MEEKS / RACERSGUIDE.COM LANCASTER, PA- June 9, 2017- Diversified Machine, Inc. has been announced as a presenting sponsor of the 2017 Eastern Storm tour through Pennsylvania featuring the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship. The Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based company’s contingency award program for this year’s edition will reward drivers finishing in the top-10 of the final point standings for the five-race series that runs from June 13-18. The Eastern Storm champion will earn $1000 in DMI certificates. Second will receive a certificate from DMI worth $400, $250…

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THE EASTERN STORM OPENS AT GRANDVIEW TUESDAY NIGHT, JUNE 13

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LOCAL OWNER ASSISTS THREE TEAMS WITH RUN IN 11TH ANNUAL EASTERN STORM USAC SWING Press Release By: BOB MILLER / TOTH SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Bechtelsville Pa.- June 9, 2017- The Amsoil USAC Eastern Storm will bring the always exciting non-wing sprint cars to Pennsylvania and it all gets underway on Tuesday night, June 13 at the Grandview Speedway.   The Eastern Storm will continue on Wednesday night, June 14 at the Lincoln Speedway, Thursday night, June 15 at Williams Grove then close out the weekend on Saturday night, June 17 at  Port Royal and Sunday night,…

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Kiwi Slices to Victory at Indiana Midget Week

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Pickens Takes Round Two at Gas City Story By: RICHIE MURRAY / USAC MEDIA Photos By: DAVID NEARPASS and RICH FORMAN / USAC MEDIA GAS CITY, IN- June 8, 2017- When Michael Pickens rounded turn four and powered off the final corner to claim victory in Wednesday night's Indiana Midget Week round, USAC flagman Tom Hansing's checkers were not the only set of silks waving at Gas City I-69 Speedway. A large swath of Pickens' fellow countrymen, fans, followers and supporters from his homeland of New Zealand were on hand, cheering and waving their country's flag high and proud as…

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URC Sets Qualifying Guidelines

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United Racing Club Offers Clarification of Long Time Club Policy Press Release By: TIM MORAN / URC SERIES MEDIA Photos By: JEFF STERE / RACERSGUIDE.COM Williams Grove Pa.- June 8, 2017- On Friday night as the Capitol Renegade United Racing Club was racing at the Williams Grove Speedway, car owner and driver Josh Weller experience a broken U-Joint in his #63 URC Sprint Car during hot laps.  The unique set up at Williams Grove (2 URC heats, 3 410 Heats, 2 URC heats) allowed Josh Weller a chance to swap heat races and allow more time to get the U-Joint…

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Tyler Courtney Takes Montpelier Indiana Midget Week Opener

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Courtney Connects on First USAC National Midget Win in Montpelier Indiana Midget Week Opener Story By: RICHIE MURRAY / USAC MEDIA Photos By: RICH FORMAN / USAC MEDIA MONTPELIER, IN- June 7, 2017- Just four nights ago, Tyler Courtney had yet to break into the win column in USAC competition for 2017. A mere four nights later, the Indianapolis, Indiana native is two victories richer following last Friday night's USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car score at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska, before the latest triumph - his very first USAC National Midget points-paying victory - in Tuesday's opener for the…

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Michael Pickens Comes from Down Under to Indiana Midget Week

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Pickens Pakcs Kiwi Pride and Support for Indiana Midget Week Story By: RICHIE MURRAY / USAC MEDIA Photo By: RICH FORMAN / USAC MEDIA INDIANAPOLIS, IN- June 7, 2017- Some teams travel up and down the highway, going from race-to-race with massive haulers akin to a race shop on wheels. Some opt for a more modest approach with enough room to fit their car, a few spares and tires to get by for the night. Then, there are a handful of teams who go barebones with a dually and an open trailer. None of the above are viable options when…

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Sprintcarunlimited.com Double Sprint Car Action At Port Royal

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Sprintcarunlimited.com Presents Sprint Cars Unlimited USAC/410 Sprints Wingless/Winged Show At Port Royal June 17  Press Release By: SHAWN BROUSE / PORT ROYAL SPEEDWAY MEDIA Photos By: DAN DEMARCO / RACERSGUIDE.COM Port Royal Pa.- June 7, 2017- Sprintcarunlimited.com has joined forces with Port Royal Speedway to present the upcoming USAC wingless sprint and 410 winged sprint car event at the track on Saturday, June 17 in what will truly be an “unlimited sprint” event. There will be no limit to the sprint car talent that is likely to compete in the event that offers the equally unlimited capacity for fans to experience the…

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