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A USAC RACING FEAST: 36TH 4-CROWN NATIONALS ARRIVE AT ELDORA SATURDAY

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A USAC RACING FEAST: 36TH 4-CROWN NATIONALS ARRIVE AT ELDORA SATURDAY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Only one event brings together USAC's best of the best from a variety of disciplines. Only one event brings all three of USAC's national divisions together at one venue. Only one event showcases what race fans could only dream of: a racer's delight featuring a pit overflowing with the baddest racing machines on planet earth. All converge on Eldora Speedway this Saturday night, September 23rd for the 36th running of the "4-Crown Nationals" - a grand event that's…

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Williams Grove Champion Racing Oil National Open Is Sept. 28, 29 & 30

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Williams Grove Champion Racing Oil National Open Is Sept. 28, 29 & 30 Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – The 55th annual Williams Grove Speedway Champion Racing Oil National Open for the World of Outlaws Crafstsman Sprint Car Series is just two weeks away with action slated for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, September 28, 29 and 30. The three-day affair will showcase the best of the Pennsylvania Posse sprint car stars against the World of Outlaws Craftsman Series sprint car series stars in an epic battle culminating with a $50,000 to win, 40-lap finale…

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“Blackjack” beats the All Stars at Bedford to complete weekend sweep

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“Blackjack” beats the All Stars at Bedford to complete weekend sweep Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BEDFORD, PA (September 17, 2017) - Completing a weekend sweep against the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions, “Blackjack” Brian Brown led all 30 circuits on Sunday night at Bedford Fairgrounds Speedway, earning another $5,000 in the process to cap off a $13,000 weekend in Central Pennsylvania. It was Brown’s first-ever visit to the Bedford County half-mile, ultimately leading Findlay, Ohio’s Caleb Helms and Aussie invader, James McFadden, to the final checkers. Brian Brown is now the sixth different Arctic…

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Williams Grove Regulars To Tune For WoO Champion Oil National Open Friday

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Williams Grove Regulars To Tune For WoO Champion Oil National Open Friday 358-sprint track champion to be crowned in Sept. 22 show Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – The Lawrence Chevrolet sprint cars will tune up for the 55th annual Williams Grove Speedway World of Outlaws Champion Racing Oil National Open this Friday night, September 22 at 8 pm. With the Champion Racing Oil National Open looming September 28, 29 and 30, this will be the last chance for the Williams Grove regulars known as the Pennylvania Posse to ready themselves for the big…

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THOMAS GETS TRI-STATE REVENGE; DEFEATS CUMMINS BY 0.053 SECONDS TO WIN “HAUBSTADT HUSTLER”

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THOMAS GETS TRI-STATE REVENGE; DEFEATS CUMMINS BY 0.053 SECONDS TO WIN "HAUBSTADT HUSTLER" Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com Haubstadt, Indiana.........Kevin Thomas, Jr. was bound and determined not to let history repeat itself in Saturday night's USAC AMSOIL National/MSCS Sprint Car "Haubstadt Hustler" at Tri-State Speedway. For the second time in a row at the southwestern Indiana quarter-mile paperclip, a green-white-checker duel for the victory came down to he and July Tri-State winner Kyle Cummins. The setting was the same in the Thomas v. Cummins sequel on the final restart. Thomas led Cummins when the…

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Donny Schatz Scores 18th Win of the Season at Calistoga

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Donny Schatz Scores 18th Win of the Season at Calistoga KKR Teammates Pittman and Sweet complete podium Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CALISTOGA, CA - September 16, 2017 - Donny Schatz passed Brad Sweet on lap 25 to pick up his 18th win of the season Saturday night at Calistoga Speedway. Sweet, who swept Friday's event, held off a charge from Shane Stewart, who succumbed to a flat tire, before giving way to Schatz in heavy lapped traffic. Daryn Pittman surged late for second while Sweet settled for third. It has been far from easy the last…

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Brian Brown leads all 30 laps at Selinsgrove Speedway for Jim Nace Memorial/National Open title

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Brian Brown leads all 30 laps at Selinsgrove Speedway for Jim Nace Memorial/National Open title Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com SELINSGROVE, PA (September 16, 2017) - Adding to a rapidly expanding resume, “Blackjack” Brian Brown ruled Central Pennsylvania soil on Saturday evening during his visit to Selinsgrove Speedway, claiming the 35th Annual Jim Nace Memorial/National Open with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions. The Grain Valley, Missouri, native led all 30 circuits at the historic venue to score the $8,000 payday, ultimately crossing under the final checkers ahead of a pair of Central Pennsylvania’s finest,…

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Campbell Gets First Career Grove Sprint Car Win, Hammaker Wins 358s

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Matt Campbell Gets First Career Grove Sprint Car Win, Hammaker Wins 358s Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – Matt Campbell of Fawn Grove picked up his first career 410 Sprint car win Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway, taking the lead from Tim Wagaman on the 10th tour of the 25-lap feature. . The 19-year-old from Fawn Grove, a co-National 410 Rookie-of-the-Year last year, has been fast at the Grove before, and finally put together a complete performance earning $3,600 for the win. Wagaman started on the pole and led the opening two circuits…

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WINDOM STRIKES AGAIN FOR 2ND STRAIGHT “JIM HURTUBISE CLASSIC” VICTORY

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WINDOM STRIKES AGAIN FOR 2ND STRAIGHT "JIM HURTUBISE CLASSIC" VICTORY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com Terre Haute, Indiana.........Since its inception more than six decades ago, the Terre Haute Action Track has had distinct eras that seem to resonate with a particular driver. Lately, this era at the famed half-mile dirt oval has belonged to Chris Windom who ran fourth with just four laps remaining and used a daring late-race move on Kevin Thomas, Jr. to capture his third-straight USAC victory at Terre Haute in Friday night's USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car "Jim Hurtubise Classic"…

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CREAM OF THE CROP USUALLY RISES TO THE TOP AT TERRE HAUTE AND TRI-STATE

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CREAM OF THE CROP USUALLY RISES TO THE TOP AT TERRE HAUTE AND TRI-STATE Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff The layouts of this weekend's two USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car stops couldn't possibly be any more different than they are on paper. Terre Haute is a large, relatively flat half-mile with sweeping turns. On the other hand, Tri-State is a high-banked quarter-mile paperclip-shaped oval with tight turns. These two Indiana venues are what lie ahead for the competitors of the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship this weekend when drivers hit Terre Haute…

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Selinsgrove & Bedford Welcomes Arctic Cat All Stars

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Selinsgrove, Bedford on deck; Pennsylvania welcomes Arctic Cat All Stars for final visit of 2017 Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com INDIANAPOLIS, IN (September 13, 2017) - One final trip to the Keystone State stands ahead for Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions. Comprised of two events at two different facilities, the final Central Pennsylvania invasion of the season will include visits to Selinsgrove Speedway and Bedford Fairgrounds Speedway on Saturday and Sunday, September 16-17. The traveling band of winged warriors will race for a total winner’s share equaling $13,000 during the…

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RICK STIEF LEADS MID-ATLANTIC SPRINT SERIES POINT CHASE WITH TWO RACES REMAINING

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RICK STIEF LEADS ENGLER MACHINE & TOOL MID-ATLANTIC SPRINT SERIES POINT CHASE WITH TWO RACES REMAINING Story By: ERIKA PALMAI WAGNER/MASS Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Garnett Valley, PA’s Rick Stief inches closer to his first career Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series Championship title with two races remaining on the 2017 points championship schedule. Stief, a two-time feature winner this season so far, is the current point leader as MASS heads to Grandview Speedway this Friday, September 15th. The Racesaver/IMCA sanctioned 305 sprint series will join the Sportsman Modifieds the night before the annual Freedom 76’er, which is the following night, Saturday September…

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DARLAND TEAMS WITH DUTCHER THIS WEEKEND

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DARLAND TEAMS WITH DUTCHER THIS WEEKEND FOR TERRE HAUTE & HAUBSTADT USAC SPRINT RACES Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com USAC's winningest National Sprint Car driver Dave Darland will take over the reins of the Michael Dutcher Motorsports No. 17GP this weekend when the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship makes stops on Friday to the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track on Friday, September 15 and Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Ind. on Saturday, September 16. Darland has yet to compete for Dutcher's team in USAC competition this season, instead driving much of the year aboard…

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USAC EAST COAST SPRINT CARS SET TO DEBUT IN 2018

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USAC EAST COAST SPRINT CARS SET TO DEBUT IN 2018 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com USAC Sprint Car racing is coming eastbound on a full-time basis in 2018 when the newly-formed USAC East Coast Sprint Car Series makes its debut. USAC's newest division joins the slate after series director Curt Michael and the United Racing Club conducted a pair of wingless sprint car events during the 2017 season. "The very first one at Big Diamond, we had 16 cars and the place was packed," Michael explained. "(The promoter) took two races this year because…

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WINDOM AIMS TO MAKE UP GROUND AS USAC SPRINTS HEAD TO TERRE HAUTE & HAUBSTADT

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WINDOM AIMS TO MAKE UP GROUND AS USAC SPRINTS HEAD TO TERRE HAUTE (FRI.) AND HAUBSTADT (SAT.) Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com As one curtain closes on the final weekend of summer, another curtain rises on a spectacular stretch of racing that hits the Midwest over the next few weekends that will play a pivotal role in determining the next USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car champion. With nearly three-quarters of the schedule in the history books, the season comes down to its dramatic conclusion. The top-seven in USAC National Sprint Car standings have yet…

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Williams Grove Has 410 & 358 Sprints On HJ Towing Night Friday

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Williams Grove Has 410 & 358 Sprints On HJ Towing Night Friday 358 sprints race 25 laps for $1,500 to win Story By: Shaun Browse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – Coming up this Friday, September 15, Williams Grove Speedway returns to action with an open wheel doubleheader featuring the 410 and 358 sprint cars. On tap on September 15 will be HJ Towing & Recovery Night for the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprints and the HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprint cars. The first 250 general admission fans thorugh the admission gates on September 15 will receive a…

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Stewart Claims Desired Gold Cup Race of Champions Victory

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Shane Stewart Claims Desired Gold Cup Race of Champions Victory California locals Justin Sanders and Kyle Hirst complete podium Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photo By: Tim Aylwin/WoO CHICO, CA - September 9, 2017 - Shane Stewart passed local driver Justin Sanders to win his eighth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature of the season, but his first Gold Cup Race of Champions. Sanders finished a career-best second with Friday's winner Kyle Hirst completing the podium. Before the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Feature pushed off, Stewart already knew that team owner Kyle Larson picked up the NASCAR…

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69K Scores 50K At Tusky 50

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Lance Dewease scores richest payday in Port Royal Speedway history Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA (September 9, 2017) - Ending a perfect weekend for the Fayetteville, Pennsylvania, native, Lance Dewease scored the richest payday in the history of Port Royal Speedway on Saturday evening, dominating 44 of 50 circuits around the Juniata County Fairgrounds “Speed Palace” to claim the 50th running of the Tuscarora 50 worth $50,000. Dewease, now with an unprecedented six Tuscarora 50 titles, started sixth on the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions main event grid, taking command officially on…

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Hirst Thrills Hometown Crowd with First World of Outlaws Win at Silver Dollar

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Kyle Hirst Thrills Hometown Crowd with First World of Outlaws Win at Silver Dollar Stewart and Scelzi complete podium; California takes top six of seven Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Tim Aylwin/WoO CHICO, CA - Kyle Hirst is no stranger to Victory Lane, especially in California. Hirst outdueled Shane Stewart in a thrilling finish Friday at the Silver Dollar Speedway on the opening night of the Gold Cup Race of Champions. It was Hirst's first career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature Win. Dominic Scelzi came home third, a career-best for him as well. Hirst was victorious…

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Dewease edges Brown for Night Before The Tuscarora 50 win at Port Royal Speedway

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Lance Dewease edges Brian Brown for Night Before The Tuscarora 50 win at Port Royal Speedway PORT ROYAL, PA (September 8, 2017) - A name certainly synonymous with victory lane in Central Pennsylvania, Lance Dewease made his return to the Port Royal Speedway “Speed Palace” on Friday evening and left as a winner, earning the Night Before The Tuscarora 50 victory over a field of 65 Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions entries for a $5,000 top prize. The victory lane visit, the result of a battle with Midwest invader, Brian Brown, after starting third on the main event…

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EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS TICKETS ON SALE

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EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS TICKETS ON SALE; ENTRY FORMS FOR FIRST WINGLESS 600CC MICRO SPRINT INDOOR RACE IN TRENTON AVAILABLE ON LINE; QUICK ACTION A MUST Story By: Ernie Saxton/LSMP Photos By: Walt Smith/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ September 8, 2017 . . . While the first East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals is two months away on Friday, December 1 and Saturday, December 2, 2017 interest for the event at the Sun National Bank Center in Trenton, N.J., is already ramped up. Entries became available last week and they began to arrive quickly. Billy Pauch Jr., an outstanding dirt Modified driver…

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2018 INDIANA SPRINT WEEK SCHEDULED

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2018 INDIANA SPRINT WEEK SCHEDULED FOR JULY 20-28 Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Photos By: Dick Ayers & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Seven dates for the 31st annual edition of Indiana Sprint Week have been set for the 2018 USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car season. The prestigious summertime tradition will have a familiar look with seven races in nine nights from July 20-28, 2018, featuring a slate of the top sprint car tracks in the Hoosier state. For the eighth consecutive year, Indiana Sprint Week will begin at Gas City I-69 Speedway on Friday, July 20 before following it up a night later…

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BOUC CAPTURES HIS THIRD WIN OF THE YEAR WHILE PAUCH CLAIMS THE 358 MODIFIED TITLE AT NES

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BOUC CAPTURES HIS THIRD WIN OF THE YEAR WHILE PAUCH CLAIMS THE 358 MODIFIED TITLE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Ace Lane/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (September 6, 2017) - At New Egypt Speedway's Championship Night presented by the Flemington Family of Dealerships, Danny Bouc captured his third 358 Modified feature of the year while Billy Pauch, Jr. claimed the 358 Modified title. Billy Osmun, III won the Hammer Sportsman feature and championship. The Northeast Wingless Sprint Car main event was won by the 2017 champion, Ryan Godown. Ryan Simmons scored…

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All Stars will battle for 50K during historic Tuscarora 50 weekend

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Tony Stewart’s All Stars will battle for 50K during historic Tuscarora 50 weekend Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff INDIANAPOLIS, IN (September 6, 2017) - Awarding an unprecedented 50K payday in 2017, Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will make the journey to Port Royal, Pennsylvania, during the upcoming weekend, joining the acclaimed Pennsylvania Posse for the 50th running of the Tuscarora 50. Set to headline competition at the Port Royal Speedway “Speed Palace” on Saturday evening, September 9, the 50th Annual Tuscarora 50 will go 50 laps in distance, awarding an unmatched $50,000-to-win/$900-to-start;…

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2018 USAC SPRINT SEASON OPENERS SET FOR OCALA

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2018 USAC SPRINT SEASON OPENERS SET FOR OCALA FEB. 15-16-17 Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Photos By: Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com For the eighth consecutive year, the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car season is set to launch in Ocala, Florida at Bubba Raceway Park where "Winter Dirt Games" will open the 2018 season. Dates have been set for the annual three-race weekend at the D-Shaped dirt oval on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, February 15-16-17, with an open practice beginning the festivities on Wednesday, February 14. "One of USAC's great traditions over the last several years has been kicking off its season at Bubba…

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DIETRICH STUNS PORT ROYAL CROWD AND ZEARFOSS FOR LABOR DAY CLASSIC WIN

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DIETRICH STUNS PORT ROYAL CROWD AND ZEARFOSS FOR LABOR DAY CLASSIC WIN Gettysburg driver wins third career Classic and second in a row Stock cars go to Eric Irvin and Eric Boozel Story By: Port Royal Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Port Royal – For the third year in a row, the Port Royal Speedway Labor Day Classic for sprint cars was a true classic with multiple leaders and action at the front that kept the fans guessing all the way to the finish. In the end on Monday afternoon, it was Gettysburg’s Danny Dietrich taking his third career Labor…

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Shane Stewart Survives Late Charge from Sweet for 7th Win of Season

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Shane Stewart Survives Late Charge from Sweet for 7th Win of Season at Grays Harbor Gravel quietly charges forward for another podium; Pittman sets NTR in Qualifying Story By: Anthony Cornini/WoO Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com ELMA, WA - September 4, 2017 - Shane Stewart led all 30 laps at Grays Harbor Raceway, but it wasn't easy. With five lapped cars battling for position directly in front of the leaders in the closing laps, Brad Sweet stalked the Larson/Marks Racing No. 2 before pitching his No. 49 to the bottom off of turn four coming to checkered. Sweet led momentarily, but…

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ZEARFOSS WINS BILLY KIMMEL MEMORIAL

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BROCK ZEARFOSS WINS BILLY KIMMEL MEMORIAL AND BRIE HERSHEY TAKES K1 SUMMER SERIES FINALE FOR 358’S Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MECHANICSBURG, PA – Brock Zearfoss’ late-summer hot streak continued Sunday night at Williams Grove Speedway as he scored the Billy Kimmel Memorial win for the Sprint cars. He earned $3,800 for his second Grove win of the season and fifth overall since beating the Outlaws at Williams Grove in July. Meanwhile, in the K1 Summer Series finale for the 358 Sprints, it was Brie Hershey scoring the win earning $1,500 and Chase Dietz earning…

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SWANSON A SHOE-IN WITH “TED HORN 100” WIN AT Du QUOIN

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SWANSON A SHOE-IN WITH "TED HORN 100" WIN AT Du QUOIN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dallas Breeze/USAC RAcing Du Quoin, Illinois.........Over the past eight seasons, Kody Swanson has steadily climbed the ranks to become the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car presented by TRAXXAS division's second winningest driver. The foundation for the Kingsburg, California native's remarkable run of success in the decade of the 2010s was laid at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds where he notched victory number one back in 2010. Since then, Swanson had picked up 17 additional series victories, including seven more on…

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Helms earns $10,000 for first-ever All Star at Wayne County’s Pete Jacobs Memorial

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Caleb Helms earns $10,000 for first-ever Arctic Cat All Star victory during Wayne County’s Pete Jacobs Memorial Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com ORRVILLE, OH (September 3, 2017) - Finally etching his name in the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions history books, Findlay, Ohio’s Caleb Helms is an Arctic Cat All Star main event winner, earning $10,000 during the annual Pete Jacobs Memorial at Wayne County Speedway in Orrville, Ohio. The victory, undoubtedly the largest payday of his young career, was a first-ever during Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions competition. The pilot of the…

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Saldana steals the show from Cole Duncan for Dirt Classic Ohio title worth $10,000

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Joey Saldana steals the show from Cole Duncan for Dirt Classic Ohio title worth $10,000 Pete Jacobs Memorial at Wayne County Speedway on deck Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photo By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com ATTICA, OH (September 2, 2017) - The “Brownsburg Bullet” Joey Saldana stole the show on Saturday night at Attica (OH) Raceway Park, taking the top spot away from race leader, Cole Duncan, during a lap 37 restart to lead the final four circuits of the 40-lapper, ultimately claiming Dirt Classic Ohio top honors, as well as the $10,000 top prize. The victory, his second of the 2017 season…

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Hodnett Powers to Williams Grove Win

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Hodnett Powers to Williams Grove Win Story By: Tim Moran/URC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Greg Hodnett and the Lelands.com, Trone Outdoor, C&N Mushroom, Heffner Racing enterprises used his 5th starting position to overtake Mark Smith on lap 4 to cruise to the Capitol Renegade United Racing Club Van May/Kramer Williamson Tribute Race. With 42 360 sprint cars signed into the pit area, five heat races and two B-Mains were used to set the field for the 25-feature event. Heat race wins went to the Jersey Jet, JJ Grasso, Robbie Stillwaggon, Lucas Wolfe, Mark Smith and Trey Starks. With an all-star…

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Shane Stewart Inherits Lead and Never Looks Back for 6th Win of Season at Skagit

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Shane Stewart Inherits Lead and Never Looks Back for 6th Win of Season at Skagit Jason Johnson and Jac Haudenschild complete the podium on first night of the Outlaw Energy Showdown Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com ALGER, WA - September 1, 2017 - Brad Sweet led the first eight laps before getting together with a slower car and collecting second place running Daryn Pittman. Shane Stewart assumed the lead and never looked back, scoring his sixth win of the 2017 season. Jason Johnson and Jac Haudenschild completed the podium on Night 1 of the Outlaw Energy Showdown…

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World of Outlaws Return to Calistoga Speedway for Wine Country Outlaw Showdown

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World of Outlaws Return to Calistoga Speedway for Wine Country Outlaw Showdown Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - August 30, 2017 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series will wrap up its Fall West Coast swing at one of the most iconic race tracks in the country, the gorgeous Calistoga Speedway, during the two-day Wine Country Outlaw Showdown on Friday and Saturday, September 15 and 16. The Series returns to wine country in September this year, after Mother Nature's unpredictability forced two April events to be cancelled last year. "Moving the race date…

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LARGEST Du QUOIN CAR COUNT IN OVER A DECADE EXPECTED FOR SUNDAY’S TED HORN 100

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LARGEST Du QUOIN CAR COUNT IN OVER A DECADE EXPECTED FOR SUNDAY'S TED HORN 100! Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com The largest "Ted Horn 100" car count in over a decade is expected this Sunday, September 3, for the return of the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series presented by TRAXXAS racing to the "Magic Mile" at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds. Thirty-eight cars have entered, making it the most expected entrants for the event since 2004. The list is highlighted by eight past Du Quoin victors leading off with defending race winner Chris…

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Outlaws Set for Lone Appearance in Oregon at Willamette Speedway

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Outlaws Set for Lone Appearance in Oregon at Willamette Speedway Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - August 30, 2017 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series will make their only stop in the Beaver State on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at the Willamette Speedway in Lebanon, OR. The mid-week show will mark the fifth time "The Greatest Show on Dirt" will race at the 3/10-mile high-banked oval. Last year, eight-time and defending World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Champion Donny Schatz took the trip down Victory Lane. Coming off his tenth 5-Hour ENERGY…

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Dirt Classic Ohio and Pete Jacobs Memorial headline major weekend for Arctic Cat All Stars

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Dirt Classic Ohio and Pete Jacobs Memorial headline major weekend for Arctic Cat All Stars Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com INDIANAPOLIS, IN (August 30, 2017) - With the 2017 Open Wheel Championships at Atomic Speedway officially in the books, the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will now shift further north in the Buckeye State, reestablishing their focus on a pair of events at Attica Raceway Park and Wayne County Speedway during Labor Day weekend. Each of the upcoming programs will award $10,000 top prizes, as well as full points toward the 2017…

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Outlaws Conclude Busy Holiday Weekend at Grays Harbor Raceway

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Outlaws Conclude Busy Holiday Weekend at Grays Harbor Raceway Schatz seeks fourth straight Grays win Story By: Anthony Cornini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - August 29, 2017 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series concludes Labor Day Weekend with a trip to Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma, WA on Monday, Sept. 4. Grays Harbor has been a fixture on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series West Coast swing for years, dating back to 1996 when Dave Blaney picked up the win in the inaugural visit to the high-banked 3/8th-mile oval. Eight-time and defending Series…

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BALLOU GETS SILVER CROWN SHOT WITH KLATT SUNDAY AT Du QUOIN

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BALLOU GETS SILVER CROWN SHOT WITH KLATT SUNDAY AT Du QUOIN! Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forma & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Robert Ballou has teamed up with USAC Hall of Fame crew chief Bob East and Klatt Enterprises to compete in this Sunday, September 3rd's "Ted Horn 100" USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series presented by TRAXXAS event at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds in Illinois. The Rocklin, California driver has made 11 champ car starts since 2010 with the last appearance coming at the 2016 season-opening "Sumar Classic" at the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track.…

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Kimmel Memorial For 410 Sprints Is Labor Day Sunday At Williams Grove

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Kimmel Memorial For 410 Sprints Is Labor Day Sunday At Williams Grove Rare Sunday show features 410 sprints and K1 RaceGear Summer Series for 358 sprints Story By: Shaun Browse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com As part of a two-race weekend at Williams Grove Speedway over the Labor Day holiday weekend, Williams Grove will present the Billy Kimmel Memorial for 410 sprints on Sunday night, September 3 at 8 pm. The HJ Towing & Recovery 385 sprints will also be in action, contesting a make-up K1 RaceGear Summer Series event paying $1,500 to win for at 25-lap main. The…

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Williams Grove Honors Van May And Kramer Williamson With Tributes Friday

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Williams Grove Honors Van May And Kramer Williamson With Tributes Friday 410 sprints and URC sprints in action Story By: Shaun Browse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will host the Van May Tribute Race in honor of the great Texas-transplant Williams Grove competitor this Friday, September 1 at 8 pm. Presented by Union Quarries, the Van May Tribute will showcase the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars in a 25-lap main event paying a hefty $4,069 to win. Time trials will be used to set the sprint car lineups for the night. Now age 67,…

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JONESTOWN JET ZEARFOSS SETS 25-LAP TRACK RECORD, TAKES THIRD PORT MAIN IN A ROW

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JONESTOWN JET ZEARFOSS SETS 25-LAP TRACK RECORD, TAKES THIRD PORT MAIN IN A ROW Andy Haus scores first late model win of season, Garman and Miller also win Story By: Port Royal Speedway Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Port Royal – In track record time, Brock Zearfoss of Jonestown completed a sweep of the month of August at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night by claiming his third 410 sprint car main in a row. Zearfoss started eighth in the field to record the $3,200 payday and set himself up to launch into the most lucrative week of the season…

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COURTNEY CONQUERS KOKOMO FOR SMACKDOWN VI VICTORY

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COURTNEY CONQUERS KOKOMO FOR SMACKDOWN VI VICTORY Story By: Richie Murray /USAC Media Photos By: Ryan Sellers/USAC Kokomo, Indiana.........Rarely does an event truly live up to its moniker, but Saturday night's "Sprint Car Smackdown VI" was an apt description of how the final laps and post-race theatrics unfolded Saturday night at Kokomo Speedway. Tyler Courtney utilized a slider to grab the lead from race-long leader Tyler Thomas on the final green-white-checkered restart to win his second USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature at the quarter-mile in as many nights. Such as it was the night prior when he flipped in…

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Last corner pass secures $10,000 for Dave Blaney during Open Wheel Championships

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Last corner pass secures $10,000 for Dave Blaney during Open Wheel Championships Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com CHILLICOTHE, OH (August 27, 2017) - Utilizing a last corner pass to secure his place in Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions victory lane, the “Buckeye Bullet” Dave Blaney scored the Open Wheel Championships finale victory on Saturday night at the Atomic (OH) Speedway high banks, driving under race leader, Chad Kemenah, at the exit of turn four for a $10,000 payday. Blaney, pilot of the familiar Mohawk Northeast/Motter Equipment/Beltline Body Shop/No. 71M, started from outside-pole position and raced…

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WITH KAHNE IN ATTENDANCE, PITTMAN SCORES 2ND WIN OF SEASON AT BMP

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WITH KAHNE IN ATTENDANCE, PITTMAN SCORES 2ND WIN OF SEASON AT BMP Stewart and Schatz complete podium as Series heads to Washington Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff BILLINGS, Mont. - August 26, 2017 - With the boss, Kasey Kahne, in attendance, Daryn Pittman powered his way from his fourth starting spot to win his second Feature of the season Saturday at Billings Motorsports Park. Pittman slid Donny Schatz for second before taking the lead from Shane Stewart on lap nine. Stewart and Schatz completed the podium. Stewart got the early jump on the field while Pittman…

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SUNNY SIDE UP; COURTNEY CAPTURES NIGHT 2 OF “SMACKDOWN” AT KOKOMO

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SUNNY SIDE UP; COURTNEY CAPTURES NIGHT 2 OF "SMACKDOWN" AT KOKOMO Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman & Ryan Sellers/USAC Kokomo, Indiana.........Sprint Car racing is chock full of ups and downs. Sometimes you're in victory lane and sometimes you end up on your head. Tyler Courtney experienced both of these extremes Friday at Kokomo Speedway, recovering from a hard flip during qualifying before returning to action after several other teams pitched in to make repairs. With a lap 10 pass of Hunter Schuerenberg, Courtney persevered to win "Sprint Car Smackdown VI" Night 2 at the…

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Abreu takes Open Wheel Championships prelim at Atomic Speedway

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Rico Abreu takes Open Wheel Championships preliminary at Atomic Speedway Open Wheel Championships continues Saturday with 10K-to-win finale Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com CHILLICOTHE, OH (August 25, 2017) - Withstanding persistent pressure from his summer landlord, “Smoke” Tony Stewart, St. Helena, California’s Rico Abreu earned his place in Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions victory lane on Friday evening at Atomic Speedway, capturing the Open Wheel Championships preliminary victory worth $5,000 over a field of 46 entries. The Arctic Cat All Star triumph was the seventh of Abreu’s impressive career; his first-ever at the Atomic Speedway…

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Buckwalter And Keller Wire Williams Grove Sprint Fields For Wins

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Buckwalter And Keller Wire Williams Grove Sprint Fields For Wins Story By: Shaun Browse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – Steve Buckwalter and Cody Keller wired the sprint car fields for victories on Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway, in the 410 and 358 sprint car divisions, respectively. Buckwalter started second in the field to lead every lap of the 25-circuit main event for the 410 sprint cars. His pace was slowed only once, on the fifth lap when the red flag appeared for a fire on the machine of Eric Tomecek. For the restart, Kody Lehman chased…

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LEARY LAYS SMACKDOWN AT KOKOMO

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LEARY LOGS SMACKDOWN NIGHT 1 VICTORY AT KOKOMO! Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Ryan Sellers & Travis Branch/USAC Racing Kokomo, Indiana.........Nearly one year to the day since his breakthrough USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victory in late August of last year, C.J. Leary once again found "Sprint Car Smackdown" gold on the very same spot after capturing Thursday's "Sprint Car Smackdown VI" opener at Kokomo Speedway. In 2016, "Smackdown" weekend was owned by Leary and Kevin Thomas, Jr., who alternated victories throughout the three nights. The trend continued Thursday night when it became Leary's turn to…

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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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