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World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Announces Partnership with NOS Energy Drink

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Announces Official Partnership with NOS Energy Drink Outlaws Return to Action Next Week at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Feb. 21, 2018 - The World of Outlaws is excited to welcome NOS® Energy Drink- as the preferred energy drink of the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series. "Our whole company is excited to be involved with the World of Outlaws," said Lauren Albano, Marketing Director for NOS® Energy. "Dirt racing has shown its strength in popularity and fan…

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Williams Grove Opener Is One Month Away

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Williams Grove Opener Is One Month Away Sunday, March 11 Sprints-Only Program Will Lift Curtain On 2018 Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – Just one month remains until the 2018 season opener at Williams Grove Speedway on Sunday afternoon, March 11, featuring the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars. A 2 pm starting time is slated for the sprints-only program that will find the high-flying sprinters competing in a 25-lap main paying $3,600 to win. Thomasville’s Greg Hodnett is the defending opening day winner at Williams Grove Speedway. Hodnett went on to claim a total…

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Schatz Extends DIRTcar Nationals Points Lead with First Outlaw Win of 2018

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Schatz Extends DIRTcar Nationals Points Lead with First Outlaw Win of 2018 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Paul Arch & Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL – February 10, 2018 – Clearly, Donny Schatz has a flair for the dramatic in 2018. After sweeping All-Stars competition with a pair of thrilling victories, Schatz excited the DIRTcar Nationals standing room only crowd once again Saturday night, exchanging slide jobs with Jason Johnson en route to his 250th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature victory. Johnson settled for second with Tim Shaffer, who rebounded from a nasty crash last night, completing…

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Haudenschild Thrills Capacity Crowd for First Career Outlaw Win

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Sheldon Haudenschild Thrills Capacity Crowd for First Career Outlaw Win on Opening Night of 40th Anniversary Season Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Mark Ranalletta & Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL - February 9, 2018 - Sheldon Haudenschild passed race-long leader Paul McMahan on a Lap 27 restart to win his first career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature in thrilling fashion at the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. Haudenschild, in his first Outlaw start with the Stenhouse Jr.-Marshall Racing No.17, assumed the runner-up position with three laps remaining after Ian Madsen caught the rut in turn one…

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Donny Schatz goes two-for-two with the All Stars at Volusia

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Donny Schatz goes two-for-two with the All Stars at Volusia Speedway Park Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, Fla. (February 8, 2018) - For the second time in as many days, Fargo, North Dakota’s Donny Schatz is an Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 main event winner, officially sweeping All Star Circuit of Champions competition at Volusia Speedway Park during the 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals. Schatz’s route to victory on Thursday evening was just as impressive as the night before, ultimately diminishing a near-straightaway lead held by Chad Kemenah at the midpoint…

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FIVE PAST WINTER DIRT GAMES WINNERS AMONG ENTRIES FOR OCALA USAC SPRINT OPENERS

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FIVE PAST WINTER DIRT GAMES WINNERS AMONG ENTRIES FOR OCALA USAC SPRINT OPENERS Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Tommy Hein & Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com Ocala, Florida.........Five past "Winter Dirt Games" feature winners have entered the 2018 USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship season openers Feb. 15-16-17 at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida. The ninth edition of the three-race series in the heart of Florida has had 11 different winning drivers in its 22-race history. The winner of the opener at the most recent trip by the series to Ocala was Ione, California's Justin Grant. The 2018…

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Donny Schatz charges from 12th to win at Volusia Speedway Park

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Donny Schatz charges from 12th to win at Volusia Speedway Park DIRTcar Nationals action continues later today Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, Fla. (February 8, 2018) - Mounting an impressive hard charge to the front, Fargo, North Dakota’s Donny Schatz led the final nine circuits on Wednesday evening to claim $5,000 during the opening night of the sprint car segment of the 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. The victory, Schatz’s eighth during Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 competition at the Barberville half-mile, occurred in fantastic fashion, advancing…

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DELAWARE AUTO EXCHANGE JOINS THE MASS

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DELAWARE AUTO EXCHANGE JOINS THE MID-ATLANTIC SPRINT SERIES AS THE HEADLINE SPONSOR FOR THE 2018 SEASON Story By: ERIKA PALMAI WAGNER/MASS Photos By: Kirsten Snyder & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com With an exciting and diverse schedule on tap for the 2018 season, the Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series is excited to announce that the Delaware Auto Exchange has signed on to be the title sponsor for the upcoming season. “When I went to MASS’ last race at Georgetown Speedway late last October, I was impressed with the positive atmosphere and family-like vibe that I experienced walking through the pits that night,” President of DEA,…

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KTJ & HOFFMAN SET FOR USAC SPRINT DEBUT AT OCALA

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DYNAMIC DUO: KTJ & HOFFMAN SET FOR USAC SPRINT DEBUT AT OCALA FEB. Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Over the course of the past several decades, Hoffman Auto Racing/Dynamics, Inc. has been synonymous with USAC Sprint Car success. Likewise, over these past two seasons, no driver has won more traditional sprint car features than Kevin Thomas, Jr. When the announcement came down in late 2017 that these two success stories would illustrate a new chapter in the coming year by combining resources, it made complete sense. Thomas' car will be dressed in the storied…

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World of Outlaws to Make Debut on Bridgeport’s New 3/8-Mile Track in 2018

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World of Outlaws to Make Debut on Bridgeport’s New 3/8-Mile Track in 2018 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – February 6, 2018 – For the first time in over two decades, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series will return to Bridgeport Speedway in Bridgeport, New Jersey, however this time with a twist. The Series will make its first start on Bridgeport’s newly constructed 3/8-mile track on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Bridgeport Speedway is a world-class dirt track facility that features three dirt track configurations. The most commonly used is the spacious 5/8-mile that…

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BOESPFLUG BACK TO BASICS FOR 2018 USAC SPRINT CAR CAMPAIGN

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BOESPFLUG BACK TO BASICS FOR 2018 USAC SPRINT CAR CAMPAIGN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Chad Boespflug's 2017 season began with an extreme dose of optimism. Coming off a career year in 2016 in which he won six USAC-sanctioned features, Boespflug combined his team's resources with those of the previous year's championship winning entry, and winningest team in the history of the series, the legendary Hoffman/Dynamics, Inc. No. 69. After a seemingly strong start which included an instant classic triumph on the red clay of Bloomington (Ind.) Speedway last April, success became harder to…

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Tim Buckwalter & Dylan Hoch Cash In On Kutztown Titles

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Kutztown's Action Track USA Honors 2017 Champions; Tim Buckwalter & Dylan Hoch Cash In On Their Titles Story By: Barry Angstadt/Action Track USA Photos By: Action Track USA Kutztown, PA - A pair of point titles, along with a National SpeedSTR Championship were among Tim Buckwalter's many accomplishments during the 2017 racing season. All of the hard-earned success had him pinching himself (to make sure it really happened) at Friday night's Championship Energy Action Track USA Awards Banquet at the Bear Creek Mountain Resort in Macungie, Pa. "Yeah, at times it's almost hard to believe, but you have to start…

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Shaffer edges Madsen to win night two of Bubba Army Winter Nationals

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Tim Shaffer edges Kerry Madsen to win night two of Bubba Army Winter Nationals Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com OCALA, Fla. (February 2, 2018) - The “Steel City Outlaw” Tim Shaffer made the most of his front row starting position on Friday night, eventually leading all 30 circuits around Bubba Raceway Park to claim his first Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 main event victory of the season. The pilot of the Rudzik Excavating, No. 49X earned $5,000 for his efforts, edging out the “Madman” Kerry Madsen for the 61st victory of…

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Kemenah hard charges from 17th to win 2018 Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 opener

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Chad Kemenah hard charges from 17th to win 2018 Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 opener at Bubba Raceway Park Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Vince Vellella/ASCOC OCALA, Fla. (February 1, 2018) - Six-time and defending Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 titlist, Chad Kemenah, kicked-off his 2018 campaign in a big way, not only scoring the All Star Circuit of Champions season opener at Bubba Raceway Park worth $5,000, but doing so from the inside of row nine. Kemenah, pilot of the familiar, DKW Transport and Bonnell’s Rod…

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MAVTV to air 13 Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour Races in 2018

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MAVTV to air 13 Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour Races in 2018 Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photos by: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (February 1, 2018) - MAVTV Motorsports Network has confirmed the broadcast of 13 nights of the racing with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series (ASCS), presented by MAVTV. First on the list for the 2018 season is Tony Stewart's Texas Sprint Car Nationals at the Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track on Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7. Next will be the Jim Raper Memorial Dirt Cup, happening June 21-23, is followed by the Knoxville ASCS 360…

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An All Star lineup set to return to the Sunshine State

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An All Star lineup set to return to the Sunshine State; Five-race Florida visit to award minimum $10,000 point fund Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BROWNSBURG, Ind. (January 29, 2018) - Celebrating four seasons under the ownership of three-time NASCAR Cup champion, Tony Stewart, the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1™ will enter the new year boasting a schedule comprised of 55 events at 36 different facilities. “America’s Series” will crisscross much of the Northeast and Midwest during their upcoming travels, visiting dirt ovals in nine different states including Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana,…

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Mobil 1 joins Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions as Series Presenting Sponsor

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Mobil 1 joins Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions as Series Presenting Sponsor; Mobil 1 Racing Oils Available for Use by Teams Looking to Upgrade Horsepower and Improve Engine Protection Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: RacersGuide.Com Photo Staff BROWNSBURG, Ind. (January 26, 2018) - Mobil 1TM, the world’s leading synthetic motor oil brand, is now the exclusive and official motor oil of Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions, joining America's original winged sprint car series as the presenting sponsor for the 2018 season. A connection that dates back nearly five decades, motorsports continues to form…

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1000 Islands RV Centre Back to Sponsor the Canada Tour for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints.

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1000 Islands RV Centre Back to Sponsor the Canada Tour for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints. Story By: Dean Reynolds/ESS Photos By: Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com SYRACUSE, NY – Last year marked the first season for 1000 Islands RV Centre from Gananoque, Ontario as the title sponsor for the Canada Tour with the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS). We are pleased to announce that the leader in the great outdoors for over 22 years is back looking to crown another Tour of Canada champion. To even sweeten the pot for 2018, not only will the top 15 in Canada points…

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12TH USAC AMSOIL NATIONAL SPRINT CAR SERIES EASTERN STORM THURSDAY, JUNE 14

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GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY TO OPEN. . . 12TH USAC AMSOIL NATIONAL SPRINT CAR SERIES EASTERN STORM THURSDAY, JUNE 14 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA – One of the hottest tickets of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill season, the wingless warriors of the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Championship kick off their only East Coast tour at Grandview Speedway on Thursday night, June 14. The tradition continues as the Thunder Series opens this wildly popular annual tour. In 2007, Thunder on the Hill special events promoter, Bob Miller and the Rogers Family, brought the…

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Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour Reveals 2018 Lineup Of Events

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Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour Reveals 2018 Lineup Of Events Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (January 18, 2018) The 27th year of competition with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network kicks off in March with a lineup of 44 events on the way, and more to come as final details get worked out. The series will start the 2018 run at the 45th Devil's Bowl Spring Nationals on March 16 and 17 with the next stop just across town at the Texas Motor Speedway for Tony Stewart's Texas…

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MOTORSPORTS EXECUTIVE JERRY GAPPENS LEASES GAS CITY I-69 SPEEDWAY

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MOTORSPORTS EXECUTIVE JERRY GAPPENS LEASES GAS CITY I-69 SPEEDWAY Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing GAS CITY, Indiana.........With a résumé that includes more than 25 years of successful motorsports promotion - including running the largest sports and entertainment facility in New England - well-respected racing executive Jerry Gappens has reached an agreement with track owner Jack Himelick to lease and promote Gas City I-69 Speedway effective immediately. Located just off Interstate 69 between Indianapolis and Ft. Wayne, the semi-banked, quarter-mile dirt oval opened in the mid-1980s. Known for his creative and effective marketing and promotional skills, Gappens enjoyed a 23-year career…

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Action Track Teams With Championship Energy Group For 2018 And Beyond

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Action Track Teams With Championship Energy Group For 2018 Racing Season And Beyond... Story By: Barry Angstadt/Championship Energy Action Track USA Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com Kutztown, PA - It just makes sense, as in dollars and "cents". Championship Energy Group, located in Reading, Pennsylvania is a local affiliate of Stream Energy, a national energy company. The insanely intense competition at Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds has often been described as "electrifying". So it's only natural that a national electricity supplier and a spark-igniting speedway, one that has been a lightning rod of excitement for racers and fans, strike…

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Blaney Joins Grove To Run Full All Star Sked

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Blaney Joins Grove To Run Full All Star Sked Story By: DB Racing Photos By: Harry Meeks & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com HIGH POINT, N.C. – Dave Blaney will return to full time sprint car racing for the first time since 1997 after teaming up with Pete Grove to drive the No. 70 sprint car with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions. Blaney, who earned his most recent victory with the Arctic Cat All Star Sprint Circuit of Champions in August of 2017 at the $10,000-to-win Open Wheel Championships at Atomic Speedway, will run the full All Star schedule along…

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Eyes on the Prize; Contenders for the Big Gator

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Eyes on the Prize; Contenders for the Big Gator Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com It's that time of the year, folks. DIRTcar Nationals officially kicks off the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series' 40th Anniversary Season on February 6-17 with 12 consecutive action-packed nights at the World's Fastest Half-Mile, Volusia Speedway Park. Sandwiched between the Arctic Cat All-Star Circuit of Champions (ASCoC), DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and Late Models, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series and the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds, sit three events for the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars. Entering 2018, the…

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Christopher Bell Goes Back To Back At The Chili Bowl

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Christopher Bell Goes Back To Back At The Chili Bowl Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein & Joe Orth TULSA, Okla. (January 13, 2018) With the thunderous applause of packed grandstands, Oklahoma's Christopher Bell added his name to the history books yet again with his second Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire victory in as many years. Handing Keith Kunz his seventh win as a car owner, and fourth consecutive since 2015, the weekend included three preliminary night wins and a Saturday night podium sweep. "Once in a lifetime. This week was once in…

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The Greatest Show on Dirt Will Invade Airborne Park Speedway for the First Time on July 25

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The Greatest Show on Dirt Will Invade Airborne Park Speedway for the First Time on July 25 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Jan. 13, 2018 - With great excitement the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series announces that The Greatest Show on Dirt will make its inaugural visit to Airborne Park Speedway in Plattsburgh, NY on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Airborne Park Speedway is a half-mile premier dirt track facility that has converted from asphalt to dirt racing multiple times throughout its 64 years of existence. The most recent transformation came before the…

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Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s To Sponsor Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars At New Egypt Speedway

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Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s To Sponsor Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars At New Egypt Speedway   Story By: Pete MacDonald/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ace Lane Jr. & Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ – Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s has signed on to be the division sponsor of the Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars at New Egypt Speedway starting with the 2018 season. Located in Croydon, PA Larry’s Hot Rods & Harley’s is the #1 full-service facility for both hot rods and Harley’s where all work is guaranteed. “We are looking to build on our wingless class here at New Egypt…

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Christopher Bell Dominates John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night

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Christopher Bell Dominates John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (January 11, 2018) Treating Keith Kunz to his third trip to Victory Lane in as many nights during the 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, Oklahoma's Christopher Bell put his title defense in high-gear with a dominating performance during Thursday's John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night. Three for three in prelim night wins, Bell commented on the run by saying, "It's just good racecars. That's what it really boils down to. All my teammates have been really fast…

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Abreu Returns To Victory Lane With Hard Rock Casino Qualifying Night Triumph

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Rico Abreu Returns To Victory Lane With Hard Rock Casino Qualifying Night Triumph Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (January 10, 2018) After 15 ½ weeks out of a Racecar following a hard crash at the Four Crown Nationals, California's Rico Abreu was the class of the field in Wednesday's Hard Rock Casino Qualifying Night A-Feature. Securing a spot in his sixth career Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire championship A-Feature with his third career prelim triumph, Abreu's win was a true testament to his talent and patience behind the wheel, answering…

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Larson Opens 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals With Victory

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Kyle Larson Opens 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals With Victory In Tuesday's Warren CAT Qualifying Night Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Joe Orth & Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (January 9, 2018) In a car owned by his father, California's Kyle Larson picked up his fourth career Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire preliminary victory to tie the driver of the iRacing No. 01 with the late Bryan Clauson for third on the all-time preliminary night win list. "It's great to get a win for my Dad. I haven't been in a car he's owned…

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ALLENTOWN TQ MIDGET WIN GOES TO NY DIRT SPRINT CAR STANDOUT SCOTT KREUTTER

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ALLENTOWN INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES NIGHT TWO THREE QUARTER MIDGET WIN GOES TO NY DIRT SPRINT CAR STANDOUT SCOTT KREUTTER; DANNY BUCCAFUSCA BESTS SLINGSHOT FIELD Story By: Ernie Saxton/LSMP Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA January 7, 2018 . . . Scott Kreutter of Buffalo, N.Y., won his first career Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Racing Three Quarter (TQ) Midget feature Saturday night inside Allentown's PPL Center Arena in front of a good crowd. The versatile driver, who does most of his outdoor racing on dirt in Central New York behind the wheel of a 360 Sprint Car,…

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2018 VIROC Field Set For Shot At $6,363.63 Payday During Tuesday’s Chili Bowl Opener

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2018 VIROC Field Set For Shot At $6,363.63 Payday During Tuesday's Chili Bowl Opener Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein TULSA, Okla. (January 6, 2018) With a top prize of $6,363.63 up for grabs, the 10th annual Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions (VIROC) will take place on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 as part of the opening night's run of events at the 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. Comprised of drivers who have won the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, owner champions picks, reigning National Midget Driver of the Year,…

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BONSIGNORE CLAIMS OPENING NIGHT ALLENTOWN INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES TQ MIDGET CHECKERED

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JUSTIN BONSIGNORE CLAIMS OPENING NIGHT ALLENTOWN INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES THREE QUARTER MIDGET CHECKERED; CALE ROSS IS CHAMP KART WINNER Story By: Ernie Saxton/Allentown Indoor Race Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA January 6, 2018 . . . NASCAR Whelen Modified Touring Series competitor Justin Bonsignore of Holtsville, Long Island, N.Y., raced his way to the win in the first Ironton Telephone Allentown, Pa., Three Quarter (TQ) Midget feature of the weekend Friday night. The race was the first of the three event Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Racing Fuels. Bonsigore also earned the E.F. Schneider & Son…

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Plenty of 2018 Schedule Highlights; More Sunday Dates for Kutztown’s Action Track USA

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Plenty of 2018 Schedule Highlights; More Sunday Dates for Kutztown's Action Track USA Story By: Barry Angstadt/Action Track USA Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com Kutztown, PA - If distance and/or job-related commitments have prevented some racers and fans from attending events at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA in Kutztown, then 2018 is definitely starting out on the right foot for those folks. The new season at the Kutztown Fairgrounds oval will see just about all of its first half scheduled on Sunday evenings as opposed to the previous norm of Wednesday nights. After the traditional two-week break for the annual Folk…

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Williams Grove Speedway Releases 33-date 2018 Schedule Of Events

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Williams Grove Speedway Releases 33-date 2018 Schedule Of Events Story By: Shaun Browse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com   Mechanicsburg, PA – Williams Grove Speedway has released its 2018 schedule of events featuring 33 race dates, all which include the powerful Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars. The 2018 season opener featuring the 410 sprints only is slated for Sunday afternoon, March 11 at 2 pm. The Sunday opener is the first such slated opening date since back in 2008. A total of four season dates for the always-popular super late models has been slated including the return of the…

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First Look: 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Qualifying Nights

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First Look: 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Qualifying Nights Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (January 1, 2018) With the countdown to the 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire down to less than a week, the qualifying nights have been released with a total of 342 entries spread across four nights of racing. Going green on Tuesday, January 9, qualifying nights will run through Friday, January 12 in order to set the stage for Saturday, January 13 and the run for the coveted Golden Driller. While the breakdown of nights…

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KTJ to Pilot Heffner Racing No.27 at Chili Bowl Nationals

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Kevin Thomas Jr. to Pilot Heffner Racing No.27 at Chili Bowl Nationals Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Mandee Pauch Relations – December 29, 2017 - With less than two weeks away the 32nd Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals will be underway in Tulsa, Oklahoma January 9-13. For the fifth year in a row, Heffner Racing Enterprises will once again be fielding a car for the crown jewel of midget racing, but this year with a new driver behind the wheel. The hot shoe out of Cullman, Alabama, Kevin Thomas Jr. will be piloting the Heffner Racing No.27 midget during the…

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Nienhiser Lands Loyet Midget Ride For Chili Bowl

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Nienhiser Lands Loyet Midget Ride For Chili Bowl Story By: Loyet Racing CHAPIN, Ill. – Taking a phone call from Joe Loyet at the beginning of December proved to be beneficial Paul Nienhiser, who will drive one of the potent Loyet Motorsports midgets during the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals. “When Joe Loyet called me at the beginning of December and asked if I would drive one of his midgets at the Chili Bowl, it was an easy decision to say yes,” Nienhiser said. “I have two previous Chili Bowl appearances, and I am very much looking forward to…

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Selinsgrove World Series of Dirt Racing Slated For October 11-14

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World Series of Dirt Racing Slated For October 11-14 One of the East Coast's Biggest Events - Ever - Coming to Selinsgrove Speedway Story By: Barry Angstadt/World Series of Dirt Racing Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com Myerstown, PA - The month of October is typically stocked with big, end of the season races. In 2018, there will be a new addition to the list of big money events...and this one will knock your socks off! Action Track USA's Rich Tobias and Doug Rose are teaming up with Selinsgrove Speedway's Mike Heffner to present the first World Series of…

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Hafertepe Joins Forces With Hill’s Racing Team

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Hafertepe Joins Forces With Hill’s Racing Team Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photo By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com SUNNYDALE, Texas — Sam Hafertepe Jr. put himself in the record books in 2017 in winning his second consecutive Lucas Oil ASCS National Series title. The Texas native tied Gary Wright’s series record with 15 victories, but he’ll be joining a new team for 2018, as he’ll partner with the Canadian-based Hill’s Racing Team. The team is owned by Ontario native Miles Hill, and while it’s been around for years, it ran its first ASCS season last year with 18-year-old driver Alex Hill. Part of…

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NAPA Increases Sponsorship Of Sweet & KKR

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NAPA Increases Sponsorship Of Sweet & KKR Story By: Kasey Kahne Racing Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MOORESVILLE, N.C. – NAPA Auto Parts has inked a multi-year contract with Kasey Kahne Racing to serve as primary sponsor of Brad Sweet’s No. 49 entry for the full World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series schedule. Sweet, a native from Grass Valley, Calif., is coming off a strong season that ended with Sweet finishing a career-best second in the series standings. He is a 25-time winner in the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series with 56 top-five finishes and an impressive 72…

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BELL BLOWS OUT THE CANDLES ON 2017 WITH “KNEPPER 55” TRIUMPH

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BELL BLOWS OUT THE CANDLES ON 2017 WITH "KNEPPER 55" TRIUMPH Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Neil Cavanagh/USAC RAcing Du Quoin, Illinois.........Christopher Bell celebrated his 23rd birthday in grand style Saturday night at the Southern Illinois Center after taking the lead with four laps remaining to win the third annual "Junior Knepper 55" USAC Midget Special event at the indoor, one-sixth-mile dirt oval in Du Quoin. Rarely has the 2013 USAC National Midget champion from Norman, Oklahoma not been at the top of his game when he's behind the wheel of a midget, but 2017 saw…

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Stenhouse Teams With Marshall, Tabs Sheldon Haudenschild

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Stenhouse Teams With Marshall, Tabs Sheldon Haudenschild Story By: Stenhouse Jr./Marshall Racing Photos By: Dan DeMacro & Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is teaming up with Richard Marshall to form Stenhouse Jr. Marshall Racing and the duo have hired Sheldon Haudenschild to drive the No. 17 NOS Energy Drink sprint car with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. “I’m really looking forward to joining Stenhouse Jr. Marshall Racing,” Haudenschild said. “This is a great opportunity for me and my career. I’m honored to work with a great group of guys. We’re all looking forward to…

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Entries For 32nd Chili Bowl Nationals Moves North Of 200 Ahead Of Entry Deadline

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Entries For 32nd Chili Bowl Nationals Moves North Of 200 Ahead Of Entry Deadline Story By:Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (December 12, 2017) Construction of the Tulsa Expo Raceway is underway with the first loads of clay hitting the floor of the River Spirit Expo Center on Wednesday, December 12, 2017. As the quarter-mile oval take shape, the list of drivers seeking the conquer the 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, happening January 9-13, 2018, continues to grow with over 200 entries already turned into the Chili Bowl office;…

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Open Wheel Marathon Will Lead-in 2018 ‘LIVE’ 3-Hour Chili Bowl Telecast

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Open Wheel Marathon Will Lead-in 2018 'LIVE' 3-Hour Chili Bowl Telecast Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com Stuart Rowlands - CORONA, Cali. (Dec. 12, 2017): MAVTV and Lucas Oil Racing TV will broadcast "LIVE" the 32nd running of the world famous Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire, on Saturday night, January 13, 2018, starting at 8:30 PM (ET), from the River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, Okla. Known as the "Super Bowl of Midget Racing", the 2018 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals attracts drivers from nearly every level, including Midgets, Late Models, Super…

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56 ENTRIES FILED FOR JUNIOR KNEPPER 55 AT Du QUOIN

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56 ENTRIES FILED FOR JUNIOR KNEPPER 55 AT Du QUOIN! Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Du Quoin, Illinois.........Dillon Welch, Parker Price-Miller and Chris R. Andrews have filed their entries Sunday on the final night of the free entry period for the third running of the "Junior Knepper 55." The list for the Saturday, December 16 race at the Southern Illinois Center now boasts a field of 56 USAC Midgets for the non-points special event at the purpose-built, indoor racing facility at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds, including the Clauson Marshall team with six entries,…

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Major Event Dates Taking Shape For Brewerton And Fulton Speedways In 2018; Winter Blast Set For Saturday, February 17

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Major Event Dates Taking Shape For Brewerton And Fulton Speedways In 2018; Winter Blast Set For Saturday, February 17 Story By: Dave Medler/ Brewerton & Fulton Speedways Photos By: Mike Johnson & Jeff Clemons/RacersGuide.com BALDWINSVILLE, NY – December 9, 2017 – Brewerton and Fulton Speedways’ exciting 2018 schedules are taking shape with major events at both speedways that will give race fans high-speed racing excitement in must-see events. The 33rd annual Outlaw 200 Weekend, one of the crown jewels in all of modified racing, will be held at Fulton Speedway on Friday September 28 and Saturday, September 29. The Super…

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PORT ROYAL 2018 SCHEDULE DOTTED WITH HUGE EVENTS

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PORT ROYAL 2018 SCHEDULE DOTTED WITH HUGE EVENTS Speedweek Featured On July 4 & 7, 358 Sprints Return To Oval, NUSLMS On Weikert Weekend Story By: Port Royal Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, Pa. – The 2018 Port Royal Speedway schedule of events is taking shape with numerous high-profile events dotting the slate of events. Opening day is slated for Saturday, March 10 at 5 pm featuring the 410 sprints and the super late models. The All Stars Circuit of Champions Keith Kauffman Classic will pump up the month of April on Saturday the 14th followed by the…

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STENHOUSE, BELL, COURTNEY, GRANT ENTER AS “KNEPPER 55” LIST EXCEEDS 50

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STENHOUSE, BELL, COURTNEY, GRANT ENTER AS "KNEPPER 55" LIST EXCEEDS 50! Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Du Quoin, Illinois.........Clauson Marshall Racing, Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports and Tucker/Boat Motorsports have all filed their entries for the Saturday, December 16 "Junior Knepper 55" USAC Midget "Special Event" indoors at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. CMR has entered six cars for the event, including the driver who won the very first "Knepper 55" in 2015, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. of Olive Branch, Mississippi. Stenhouse won twice, at Talladega Speedway and Daytona International Speedway, on…

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SWANSON, WINDOM, BAYSTON SHARE USAC SPOTLIGHT AT “NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS” CELEBRATION

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SWANSON, WINDOM, BAYSTON SHARE SPOTLIGHT AT FRIDAY'S 62nd "NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS" CELEBRATION Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photo By: Jeremy Rhoades/USAC Racing USAC National driving champions Kody Swanson, Chris Windom and Spencer Bayston shared the spotlight along with other 2017 USAC champions and special award recipients at Friday night's 62nd USAC "Night of Champions" celebration at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in downtown Indianapolis, Ind. Swanson, of Kingsburg, CA, Windom, of Canton, IL and Bayston, of Lebanon, IN, earned National championships. Swanson was a third-time Silver Crown titlist, Windom a first-time AMSOIL Sprint Car king and Bayston a first-time National Midget champ.…

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