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Eight Arctic Cat All Star events to be broadcast on MAVTV in 2018

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Eight Arctic Cat All Star events to be broadcast on MAVTV in 2018 Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff BROWNSBURG, IN (December 8, 2017) - Recently unveiling a schedule that now includes 55 events at 36 different facilities, the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will now add even more hype to their 2018 campaign by announcing a multi-year broadcast agreement with MAVTV Motorsports Network that will stretch through the 2019 season. A broadcast schedule that will include 16 original air and re-air times between September 2 and October 21, MAVTV will showcase Arctic Cat All…

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BALANCED PAVEMENT/DIRT MIX THE INGREDIENT FOR 2018 USAC SILVER CROWN SCHEDULE

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BALANCED PAVEMENT/DIRT MIX THE INGREDIENT FOR 2018 USAC SILVER CROWN SCHEDULE Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Indianapolis, Indiana.........A helping of six pavement and five dirt races make up a balanced USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series schedule for the 2018 season, which marks the series' return to the state of Wisconsin for the first time since 2011. The Silver Crown cars will make their debut appearance on the half-mile, paved Madison International Speedway on June 29 for the "Cheesemakers 100." While it's the big cars' first go at the Oregon, Wisconsin joint, USAC's National…

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NEW TITLE SPONSOR, NEW VENUES RING IN RECHARGED USAC NATIONAL MIDGET SERIES

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NEW TITLE SPONSOR, NEW VENUES RING IN RECHARGED USAC NATIONAL MIDGET SERIES IN 2018 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Indianapolis, Indiana.........A brand new title sponsor and a pair of new venues amongst a slate of popular series mainstays bring an invigorated USAC National Midget scene in 2018 with 23 events, 21 venues and nine states occupying the USAC P1 Insurance Midget National Championship schedule. The series has partnered with an innovative technology launching in January 2018 that rewards good drivers with great rates for car insurance, which will go hand-in-hand with benefits to the…

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USAC SPRINTS SLATED FOR 45 EVENTS IN 2018

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USAC SPRINTS SLATED FOR 45 EVENTS FROM COAST-TO-COAST IN 2018 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Indianapolis, Indiana.........Following a year of renaissance with a new breed of drivers ascending to the top of the standings, the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship reloads for a 2018 schedule that includes 45 events between the months of February and November. Leading off the schedule once again for the ninth-straight season is "Winter Dirt Games" at Ocala, Florida's Bubba Raceway Park on February 15-16-17. The wintertime defroster begins a season that carries with it a number of tried…

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KNEPPER 55 MIDGET FIELD NEARS 40

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KNEPPER 55 MIDGET FIELD NEARS 40; WEASE, BEAUCHAMP & PECK ENTER Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Du Quoin, Illinois.........A "Turkey Night Grand Prix" winner, an Indiana Sprint Week feature winner and an All Star Circuit of Champions feature winner are among the latest of 38 entries, thus far, for the Saturday, December 16th "Junior Knepper 55" USAC Midget special event at the Southern Illinois Center. Billy Wease, the 2006 "Turkey Night" winner, finished 9th at Du Quoin in March's "Shamrock Classic." The Noblesville, Ind. driver has entered for the indoor…

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JANKOWIAK, MARESCA AND WHITTAKER MAKE PLANS FOR INDOOR THREE QUARTER MIDGET RACING SERIES

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JANKOWIAK, MARESCA AND WHITTAKER MAKE PLANS FOR INDOOR THREE QUARTER MIDGET RACING SERIES Story By: Steve Barrick/LSMP Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff ALLENTOWN, PA December 4, 2017 . . . Always exciting Andy Jankowiak is making preparations for the Indoor Auto Racing Series fueled by VP races this winter, in Allentown, Pa., Atlantic City, N.J., and Albany, N.Y. Jankowiak will be in the field when the series opens for 2018 at the PPL Center in Allentown, PA., for the Ironton Telephone sponsored events on Friday and Saturday, January 5 and 6. He’ll be returning to run them in a car he built…

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KYLE CUMMINS JOINS EZR FOR 2018 USAC SPRINT TOUR

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KYLE CUMMINS JOINS EZR FOR 2018 USAC SPRINT TOUR Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photos By: Ryan Sellers/USAC Racing Princeton, Indiana driver Kyle Cummins and team owners Chuck Eberhardt and Fred Zirzow (EZR) have partnered up to take on the full 2018 USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car season. Previously supplying cars and engines to Chad Boespflug in 2016 and 2017, EZR now offers the same arrangement for Cummins, who will not only handle driving duties but also day-to-day maintenance from the team's headquarters in Princeton. Their immediate plans involve a full slate of United States Auto Club sprint car contests,…

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BRISCOE & COTTLE HEADLINE EARLY “KNEPPER 55” USAC MIDGET ENTRIES

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BRISCOE & COTTLE HEADLINE EARLY "KNEPPER 55" USAC MIDGET ENTRIES Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: David Sink/USAC Du Quoin, Illinois.........Racing champions Chase Briscoe and Shane Cottle are among the 30, thus far, early entries for the Saturday, December 16th "Junior Knepper 55" USAC Midget special event at the Southern Illinois Center. Briscoe, of Mitchell, Indiana, is the 2016 ARCA champ and recently wrapped up NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rookie of the Year honors and his first series win in the finale at Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway in November. Briscoe is certainly no rookie when it comes to…

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32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Nearing 150 Entries

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First Look: 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Nearing 150 Entries Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (December 1, 2017) With under 40 days until the green flag drops on the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, the first wave of entries has been revealed with 148 received so far for the 32nd edition of the "Mecca of Micros", happening January 9-13, 2018 at the Tulsa Expo Raceway, located inside the River Spirit Expo Center. While some of the listed entries are still in search of drivers, eight of those will be…

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THE CLAY’S DOWN IN TRENTON; DIRT MICROS TO HIT THE TRACK TONIGHT

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THE CLAY’S DOWN IN TRENTON’S CURE INSURANCE ARENA; DIRT MICROS TO HIT THE TRACK THURSDAY FOR PRACTICE; RACING GOES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY Story By: Ernie Saxton/LSMP Photos By: Len Sammons Motorsports Productions TRENTON, NJ November 29, 2017 . . . The clay’s down, bring on the cars! That’s the sentiment the track building team of Len Sammons Motorsports Productions and the Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled by VP Racing Fuels as the inaugural East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, NJ is one day away. A dense layer of choice deep dark brown clay was delivered and unloaded on…

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RETAINING WALLS, WHEEL FENCE INSTALLED AT TRENTON’S CURE INSURANCE ARENA MONDAY; CLAY GOING DOWN TODAY; ENTRIES AWAIT THURSDAY PRACTICE

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RETAINING WALLS, WHEEL FENCE INSTALLED AT TRENTON’S CURE INSURANCE ARENA MONDAY; CLAY GOING DOWN; IMPRESSIVE FIELD OF ENTRIES AWAITS THURSDAY PRACTICE Story By: Ernie Saxton/LSMP Photos By: Jay Dugan/LSMP TRENTON, NJ November 27, 2017 . . . Construction began on Monday morning inside Trenton’s CURE Insurance Arena for this weekend’s first East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals. The two day event, this Friday and Saturday December 1 and 2, followed the Disney On Parade show which moved out following two shows on Sunday at the venue. On Monday morning, concrete barriers began arriving and were placed strategically around the outside of…

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Michael to be Honored at Capitol Renegade United Racing Club Banquet

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Michael to be Honored at Capitol Renegade United Racing Club Banquet Story By: Tim Moran/URC Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Curt Michael will be honored on Saturday December 9th at the annual Capitol Renegade United Racing Club banquet for his 10th URC Championship. Michael who has previously won the URC titles in 1998, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2015 and picking up his 10th this year in 2017. Along with the traditional annual banquet there has been something just as special that has been passed down from driver to driver year to year at the banquet. The perpetual trophy…

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BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY WELCOMES USAC EASTERN STORM IN JUNE 2018

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THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY WELCOMES USAC EASTERN STORM IN JUNE 2018 Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com For the first time ever in the history of the track, the Bridgeport Speedway will participate in the United States Auto Club (USAC) Eastern Storm in June of 2018 when the wingless sprint cars make their annual trek east for six nights of racing. The Eastern Storm will makes its return to the Garden State after a two year absence. The series will open at the Grandview Speedway on Thursday, June 14, move to Williams Grove on Friday, the 15th, and…

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Netto Banks $5,000 In ASCS Southwest Copper Classic Finale

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D.J. Netto Banks $5,000 In ASCS Southwest Copper Classic Finale Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photo By: Tim Aylwin/ASCS QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (November 25, 2017) Sweet redemption was on tap for California's D.J. Netto, as a DNF on Friday night turned to Victory to close out the second annual Copper Classic at the Arizona Speedway with the ASCS Southwest Region. Worth $5,000 for the driver of the Netto Ag No. 88n, D.J. is now a back-to-back winner at the Copper Classic. Taking the green from the pole, Netto worked side by side with Willie Croft through the opening lap with D.J.…

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BACON FEASTS AT VENTURA FOR USAC WEST COAST SPRINT WIN

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BACON FEASTS AT VENTURA FOR USAC WEST COAST SPRINT WIN Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Ventura, California.........Brady Bacon captured Wednesday's USAC West Coast/VRA Sprint Car feature on night one of the 77th "Turkey Night Grand Prix" at Ventura Raceway. The two-time USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car champ from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma zipped around Troy Rutherford on the fifth lap of the 20-lap points-free "Special Event" feature and cruised to a commanding two-and-a-half second victory ahead of Rutherford, Carson Macedo, Tyler Courtney and Max Adams. Also timing in second during midget practice Wednesday…

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LARSON, BELL, SWEET AND BRISCOE RETURN TO THEIR ROOTS

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LARSON, BELL, SWEET AND BRISCOE RETURN TO THEIR ROOTS FOR TURKEY NIGHT Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Ventura, California.........Have you heard the one about when Kyle Larson, Christopher Bell, Brad Sweet and Chase Briscoe walk into a racetrack? Well, when that happens, it's definitely no joke. These four may not be series regulars, but when they strap into a USAC Midget this Thursday night, Nov. 23 at Ventura Raceway for the 77th running of the "Turkey Night Grand Prix," this "vacation" away from their regular duties becomes strictly business. All have earned a reputation…

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TALENTED TURKEY NIGHT ROOKIE CLASS READY TO ROCK AT VENTURA

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TALENTED TURKEY NIGHT ROOKIE CLASS READY TO ROCK AT VENTURA Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Ventura, California.........One of the deepest "Turkey Night Grand Prix" fields in years brings with it one of the most talented rookie classes for the race as well. At press time, 23 of the 52 entries will be contenders for Don Basile "Rookie of the Race" honors for the 77th annual race on Thursday night, Nov. 23, including three drivers currently in the top-ten of the USAC National Midget point standings: Tyler Courtney (5th), Justin Grant (6th) and Tanner Carrick…

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“TURKEY NIGHT” MIDGET PRE-ENTRY LIST HITS 52

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"TURKEY NIGHT" MIDGET PRE-ENTRY LIST HITS 52! Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Ventura, California.........The midget entry list for the 77th running of the "Turkey Night Grand Prix" continues to grow, currently sitting at 52 confirmed midget entries thus far for the Nov. 23rd race at Ventura Raceway. Two more race rookies, Carson Garrett of Colorado and Dustin Golobic of California have announced their intentions of competing in the famed race featuring the USAC National & Light Up the World Beverages Western States Midgets. Among the 52 entries, four past winners have signed up:…

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MONTIETH CLAIMS SIXTH LINCOLN TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP

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MONTIETH CLAIMS SIXTH TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP IN LINCOLN 410 SPRINTS; Adrian Shaffer earns first Lincoln title in 358 sprint division Story By: Lincoln Speedway Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com YORK, PA, 11/18/17 - Lincoln Speedway track champions were recognized and special year-end awards were handed out at the Wyndham Garden York Hotel Saturday night, November 18th. The top ten finishers in the season-long point series for both sprint car divisions were recognized and special awards were distributed in the annual awards banquet, which officially closed the 2017 racing season. MONTIETH WINS TWICE TO CLAIM SIXTH LAWRENCE CHEVROLET TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP Phoenixville’s Brian…

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BACON A BLUR EN ROUTE TO BAKERSFIELD MIDGET TRIUMPH

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BACON A BLUR EN ROUTE TO BAKERSFIELD MIDGET TRIUMPH Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Bakersfield, California.........With one of the busiest racing schedules of any driver in the United States, Brady Bacon annually competes in excess of 100 events a year on tracks from coast-to-coast. In Saturday night's "November Classic," it might've appeared the Broken Arrow, Oklahoma native had been an experienced master of Bakersfield Speedway. But, wouldn't you know it? Saturday night was the first time Bacon had even laid eyes on the track. Bacon, originally lining up seventh on the grid, worked the…

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The Greatest Show on Dirt Celebrates 40th Anniversary In 2018

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2018 Schedule Features New Tracks, Traditional Dates and Special Events as The Greatest Show on Dirt Celebrates 40th Anniversary Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com   CONCORD, NC - Nov. 17, 2017 - It is with great excitement that the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series releases its 2018 schedule. The beast that Ted Johnson brought to life back in 1978 has officially reached 40 years of existence. Heading into a new decade, The Greatest Show on Dirt has become the premier dirt track series in the world and appears to be stronger than ever. A total of…

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Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions to headline 54 events in 2018

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Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions to headline 54 events in 2018 Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff BROWNSBURG, IN (November 17, 2017) - Celebrating four seasons under the ownership of three-time NASCAR Cup champion, Tony Stewart, the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will enter the new year boasting a schedule comprised of 54 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 Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa, New York, and Wisconsin. Continuing a…

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RYAN SMITH GEARS UP FOR EAST COAST MICRO DIRT NATIONALS

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SPRINT CAR ACE RYAN SMITH GEARS UP FOR EAST COAST MICRO DIRT NATIONALS; CALIFORNIAN DANNY STRATTON ALSO FILES ENTRY Story By: Steve Barrick/LSMP Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ NOVEMBER 16, 2017 . . . Ryan Smith, who ranked second in the 2017 All Star Circuit Of Champions 410 Sprint Car circuit, has filed an entry to compete in the first East Coast Dirt Nationals coming up in two weeks at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J.  on Friday and Saturday, December 1st and 2nd. The ‘Kunkletown Kid’ for his lifelong residency in the small Pennsylvania hamlet,  Smith enjoyed a breakout season with…

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Weikert’s Livestock Joins Gravel & CJB Motorsports

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Weikert’s Livestock Joins Gravel & CJB Motorsports Story By: CJB Motorsports Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CARLISLE, Pa. — One of sprint car racing’s most famous names is joining CJB Motorsports as a sponsor of the familiar No. 5 sprint car wheeled by David Gravel in the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. After winning a career-best 18 WoO features this season, the team, which is owned by Chad and Jenn Clemens and managed by crew chief Barry Jackson, has landed additional sponsorship from Weikert’s Livestock to join with primary backer Go Muddy. “We are extremely honored to welcome Todd…

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USAC National Sprints to Make Historic First Trip to Weedsport

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USAC National Sprints to Make Historic First Trip to Weedsport Speedway on June 19 Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Jay Fish & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (November 15, 2017) – For the first time in Weedsport Speedway’s storied history, the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car tour will visit the New York State 3/8-mile showcase facility on Tuesday, June 19. Coming to Weedsport Speedway as a part of the six race Eastern Storm schedule which includes Grandview, Williams Grove, Port Royal, Susquehanna, and Bridgeport Speedways; USAC’s highly anticipated visit to The Port will be the first stop for the…

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USAC EXPANDS 2018 EASTERN STORM

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USAC'S EXPANDED 2018 EASTERN STORM ADDS BRIDGEPORT AND WEEDSPORT Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com The dates and venues have been set for the 12th annual USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Eastern Storm tour in 2018. Two first-time venues: Bridgeport Speedway and Weedsport Speedway have been locked-in as the newest additions to the six-race series scheduled for June 14-19. It will mark the first time Eastern Storm schedule has been six races and the first time the series has spanned across three states in a single week with New York's initial appearance in Eastern Storm…

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Bright and Billy Jr. Team Up For Chili Bowl

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Alex Bright and Billy Pauch Jr. Team Up For Chili Bowl Nationals Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff Mandee Pauch Relations – November 14, 2017 - Two of the most prolific young guns from the northeast will be joining forces for the 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Jan. 9-13th in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The two wheelmen, who regularly battle each other on a weekly basis, will be teaming together to tackle the most prestigious event in midget racing. The driver out of Collegeville, PA, Alex Bright, will once again be heading west to compete but this time with a…

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Outlaws Craftsman Will Make Inaugural Visit to FALS in 2018

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Will Make Inaugural Visit to FALS in 2018 The Greatest Show on Dirt set to tackle the 1/4 mile on May 30, 2018 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Jeff & Matt Clemons/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - November 14, 2017 - After a successful half-decade of Fairbury American Legion Speedway (FALS) hosting the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series, The Greatest Show on Dirt will make its' first ever visit to the ¼ mile semi-banked dirt oval on Wednesday May 30, 2018. "We have wanted to bring the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint…

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THOMAS TAKES OVAL NATIONALS; WINDOM IS USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CHAMP

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THOMAS TAKES OVAL NATIONALS; WINDOM IS USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CHAMP Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Mike Grosswendt & Rich Forman/USAC Racing Perris, California.........Kevin Thomas, Jr. unloaded his racecar from his hauler last Wednesday night as the man to beat when practice began for the Budweiser "Oval Nationals" presented by All Coast Construction. When the time came to roll his car back into the hauler following Saturday night's 40-lap main event, the Cullman, Alabama was a richer man - by $25,000 - and had the hardware to show for it after scoring the victory in the 22nd…

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Bergman Triumphant In Lucas Oil ASCS Finale

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Seth Bergman Triumphant In Lucas Oil ASCS Finale At Cocopah Speedway Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photo By: Ron Gilson/ASCS SOMERTON, Ariz. (November 11, 2017) A third-place finish to start off the weekend improved to second the following night, and finally, victory for Seth Bergman to close out the 2017 season with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network at the Cocopah Speedway "We were bad fast all weekend, and we've been knocking at the door all year, so to close this season out with a win tonight, it's something we've been working very hard…

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Knoxville Track Champion Madsen Going Full-Time Outlaw Racing in 2018

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Ian Madsen Going Full-Time Outlaw Racing in 2018 2017 Knoxville Track Champion Excited to Join The Greatest Show on Dirt Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - November 11, 2017 - It is with great excitement that the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series announces that Australian Ian Madsen will join the Series full-time in 2018. Madsen, the 2017 Knoxville Raceway Track Champion, scored his second career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory during the running of the 39th Annual AGCO Jackson Nationals at the Jackson Motorplex in Minnesota in June of this…

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ROA RACKS WIN #1 ON “OVAL NATIONALS” NIGHT 2

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ROA RACKS WIN #1 ON "OVAL NATIONALS" NIGHT 2 Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Media Photos By: Mike Grosswendt & Rich Forman/USAC Racing Perris, California.........Following his career-best third-place finish the previous night, Brody Roa stated that, just a year and a half ago, he would've been laughing had you told him he was going to be on the podium at the "Oval Nationals." One night later, the question had to be asked. Who's laughing now? "I'm still laughing, just for a different reason," Roa exclaimed. "This is, by far, the biggest one. To do it at Perris, a track I grew…

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Saldana Unstoppable With Lucas Oil ASCS At Cocopah Speedway

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Joey Saldana Unstoppable With Lucas Oil ASCS At Cocopah Speedway Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photo By: Ron Gilson/ASCS SOMERTON, Ariz. (November 10, 2017) Getting the call to race 48-hours before the start of the Lucas Oil ASCS Cocopah Nationals, Indiana's Joey Saldana answered the call with victory in the team's second night of competition with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network at the Cocopah Speedway. "I was not supposed to be here driving this. Tayler [Malsam] was supposed to be here," said Saldana when asked about the team's formation and quick…

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STOCKON REELS OFF 2ND STRAIGHT WIN ON NIGHT 1 OF “OVAL NATIONALS”

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STOCKON REELS OFF 2ND STRAIGHT WIN ON NIGHT 1 OF "OVAL NATIONALS" Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman & Mike Grosswendt/USAC Racing Perris, California.........It's almost a shame the racing season is nearing its end. After all, Chase Stockon's season feels like it's just beginning. After waiting more than 15 months to get his ninth career USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victory last Saturday night at Arizona Speedway, the Fort Branch, Indiana driver had to wait just five more nights to get his 10th on night one of the Budweiser "Oval Nationals" presented by All Coast…

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Rilat Triumphant On Night 1 Of Lucas Oil ASCS Cocopah Nationals

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Travis Rilat Triumphant On Night 1 Of Lucas Oil ASCS Cocopah Nationals Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photos By: Aaron Clay/ASCS SOMERTON, Ariz. (November 9, 2017) Taking the BDS Motorsports No. 1 to Victory Lane for the first time against the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network in 2017, Travis Rilat led start to finish for his 27th career National Tour victory, and first at the Cocopah Speedway to open up the three-day Lucas Oil Cocopah Sprint Nationals. "This win means a lot. We've had a lot of success over the year, but these past…

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Wingless Sprints Battle For $1,000 Winner’s Share At ‘Gobbler’

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‘Whipped Cream’ Wingless Sprints Battle For $1,000 Winner’s Share, Bonuses At Accord Speedway November 25 ‘Gobbler’ Story By: Brett Deyo/Gobbler Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com ACCORD, NY – At Accord Speedway’s Saturday, November 25 ‘Gobbler’ event, the North East Wingless Sprints have added some “whipped cream” to the program. The self-starting, wingless GM Crate 602 powered sprints are a first-time attraction to the post-Thanksgiving special. With the assistance of several marketing partners, the division will compete for a huge $1,000 to win in their 20-lap ‘Gobbler’ main event. Thanks to Rapid Tire, the event winner will receive $1,000! Second-place pays $500…

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The Greatest Show on Dirt Set to Return to Terre Haute Action Track in 2018

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The Greatest Show on Dirt Set to Return to Terre Haute Action Track in 2018 Outlaws second visit to The Action Track since 2006 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - November 9, 2017 - For just the second time in 12 years, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will return to the Terre Haute Action Track in 2018. The date is scheduled for Saturday, October 13, 2018. The UMP Modifieds will be the support class for the evening. The slightly banked ½ mile track located in Indiana most recently hosted The Greatest Show…

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CBS Sports Network to Broadcast Eight World of Outlaws Events During Offseason

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CBS Sports Network to Broadcast Eight World of Outlaws Events During Offseason 4 Sprint Car / 4 Late Model Events Sunday's 9pm EST; Starting November 12 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - November 7, 2017 - Just days after the conclusion of the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte and subsequently the conclusion of both the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car and Late Model Series seasons, the World of Outlaws are excited to announce that eight races will appear on CBS Sports Network starting November 12,…

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Hafertepe Leads The Way Into Three Night Lucas Oil ASCS Cocopah Nationals

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Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photos By: Dayton Sutterby/ASCS SOMERTON, Ariz. (November 8, 2017) The end of the 2017 season is in sight for Sam Hafertepe, Jr. who leads the way with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network as the series rolls into the Cocopah Speedway on November 9, 10, and 11 for the series 2017 season finale. The final stop of the series one year ago, Hafertepe rode off into the sunset with $60,000 and his first career National Tour Championship. For his 2017 visit, the Sunnyvale, Texas native will again…

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BROTHERS MICHAEL AND BRIAN CARBER ENTER INAUGURAL EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS

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BROTHERS MICHAEL AND BRIAN CARBER ENTER INAUGURAL EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS WEEKEND Story By: Steve Barrick/LSMP Photos By: Kirsten Snyder/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ November 7, 2017 . . .  A pair of dirt track racing brothers, Michael and Brian Carber have each filed entries for the inaugural East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Fueled By VP Racing Fuels which will be held at CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J., on Friday and Saturday, December 1st and 2nd. Get your tickets now, don’t risk standing in line. This one is going to be huge! The event, the only indoor dirt oval track race in the northeast, has drawn tremendous…

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Schatz Outruns Sweet’s Consistency, Gravel’s Explosiveness to Capture 2017 Title

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Schatz Outruns Sweet's Consistency, Gravel's Explosiveness to Capture 2017 Title Looking Ahead, Some Predictions for 2018 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Nov. 5, 2017 - The 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series season saw Donny Schatz claim his ninth Series title. Schatz, who turned 40 in August, has now won five of the last six Championships and will chase his tenth title in 2018, but not without heavy resistance from David Gravel, Brad Sweet and the rest of the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series regulars. Gravel, 25, capped off a…

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STILLWAGGON MAKES FIRST BRIDGEPORT WIN A BIG ONE IN BIG TRACK CLASSIC

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STILLWAGGON MAKES FIRST BRIDGEPORT WIN A BIG ONE IN BIG TRACK CLASSIC Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Robbie Stillwaggon raced to his first ever victory on the 5/8 mile Bridgeport Speedway by capturing the Saturday night portion of the Big Track Classic. Stillwaggon's fourth place finish on Friday night along with his win on Saturday gave him the best record for the weekend and as a result, the Midge Miller Memorial Trophy, given in honor of the former URC competitor and club official. "I really wanted that trophy," an excited Stillwaggon exclaimed in victory lane. It…

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Gravel Thrills Sellout World Finals Crowd with Last Lap Pass

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Gravel Thrills Sellout World Finals Crowd with Last Lap Pass of Schatz Schatz wins the war; Crowned 9-time Series Champion Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Charlotte, NC - November 4, 2017 - David Gravel couldn't clear Donny Schatz with seven to go, but would not be denied, scoring the victory in a thriller with a last-lap pass of Schatz. It was Gravel and CJB Motorsports 18th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series win of the season, doubling their total from last season. Schatz and Brian Brown completed the podium on the final night…

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Schatz Reaches 20-Win Plateau for Fifth Straight Year with Win at Textron Off Road World Finals

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Schatz Reaches 20-Win Plateau for Fifth Straight Year with Win at Textron Off Road World Finals Ian Madsen and Dave Blaney complete podium in stacked 53-car field Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CHARLOTTE, NC - November 3, 2017 - No matter who is in the pits, it's tough to bet against Donny Schatz. That proved true on Night Two of the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway, as Schatz bested a stout field of 53 cars from across the world to win his 20th…

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

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

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32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Pre-Entry Now Open

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32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Pre-Entry Now Open Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (November 1, 2017) The list of teams are already starting to pour in as the entry blank for the 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire went online in the early hours of November 1, 2017. Some of the earliest entries received include car owner Brian Dunlap, who fields a pair of cars with Arizona's Casey Shuman among the team's drivers. Entries can be downloaded at http://www.chilibowl.com/downloads/get.aspx?i=72453 and returned via Fax to (918) 836-5517, called in to…

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DEWEASE WINS SPRINT SHOWDOWN AT SUSQUEHANNA

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LANCE DEWEASE WINS SPRINT SHOWDOWN AT SUSQUEHANNA October 30, 2017 Story By: Brad Vores/Susquehanna Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Lance Dewease survived some mid-race drama with Logan Schuchart before capturing the big $5,000 payday in Saturday’s 30-lap BAPS Auto Paints and Supplies 410 Sprint Showdown at Susquehanna Speedway. The event closed the curtain on the 2017 racing season at Susquehanna and in Central Pennsylvania. Chase Dietz dominated the 25-lap 358 Sprint car feature for his second win of the season. After setting quick time and winning the Dash, World of Outlaws regular Logan Schuchart took control of the 410 Sprint…

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FOUR PAST ARDC SERIES CHAMPIONS PART OF EVER-INCREASING EAST COAST DIRT NATIONALS FIELD

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FOUR PAST AMERICAN RACING DRIVERS CLUB MIDGET CAR SERIES CHAMPIONS PART OF EVER-INCREASING EAST COAST DIRT NATIONALS FIELD; INAUGURAL TRENTON RACE SET FOR DEC. 1-2 Story By: Steve Barrick/LSMP TRENTON, NJ October 28, 2017 . . . Get your tickets now, don’t risk standing in line, the inaugural East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Fueled By VP Racing Fuels is going to be huge! The event, the only indoor dirt oval track race in the northeast, will be held at CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J., on Friday and Saturday, December 1st and 2nd and race fans can’t wait to see the action. Rich black clay has…

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BIG TRACK CLASSIC RETURNS TO BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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BIG TRACK CLASSIC RETURNS TO BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The second annual Big Track Classic for the Capitol Renegade United Racing Club (URC) Sprint Cars is coming to the Bridgeport Speedway on Friday and Saturday, November 3rd and 4th. The inaugural event produced great racing a year ago when Curt Michael raced to the win in Friday night action and Lucas Wolfe improved on his fifth place finish on Friday to capture his first ever Bridgeport Speedway win on Saturday. Michael earned the coveted Midge Miller Memorial Trophy for accumulating the most points…

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REIGNING INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES CHAMP FLORES ENTERS INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES

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RYAN FLORES, REIGNING INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES FUELD BY VP RACING FUELS CHAMPION, ENTERS INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES Story By: Steve Barrick/LSMP Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ALLENTOWN, PA October 27, 2017 . . . Ryan Flores of Cornelius, N.C., who fought his way to the 2017 Indoor Auto Racing Series Fueled By VP Racing Fuels championship, is among the top drivers who have filed entries for the 2018 Series events. “I’m excited about coming back to race indoors,” Flores said. “The car was in great shape after last year. We’re trying to make the car lighter, stronger and get a little…

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