Sprint Cars & Midgets

TMEZ DRIFTS WEST FOR WESTERN WORLD & OVAL

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TMEZ DRIFTS WEST FOR WESTERN WORLD & OVALS Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com After all, Thomas Meseraull will indeed be heading west when the USAC AMSOIL National and CRA Sprint Cars stop at Arizona Speedway and Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway during the month of November for the 2017 season finales. The San Jose, California native has been named as the driver of the Reinbold/Underwood Motorsports No. 19 for the Nov. 3-4 "Western World Championships" at Arizona and the Nov. 9-10-11 Budweiser "Oval Nationals" presented by All Coast Construction at Perris. Meseraull hasn't had any…

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Zearfoss, Hodnett And Bishop Close Port Royal Season With Wins

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Zearfoss, Hodnett And Bishop Close Port Royal Season With Wins Story By: Port Royal Speedway Media Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, Pa. – With over 80 sprint cars in the pit area, Port Royal Speedway capped off the highly successful 2017 season on Saturday night with Brock Zearfoss, Greg Hodnett and Austin Bishop claiming the 410 sprint, URC sprint and 305 sprint mains, respectively. In the 25-lap 410 sprint main, polesitter Dylan Cisney beat Brock Zearfoss into the first turn only to see Zearfoss take the lead as the pair shot onto the backchute. The reigning 2017 track champion,…

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Reutzel Battles To First Career Devil’s Bowl Winter Nationals Victory

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Aaron Reutzel Battles To First Career Devil's Bowl Winter Nationals Victory Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photo By: Rudy Garcia/ASCS MESQUITE, Texas (October 21, 2017) The 44th annual Devil's Bowl Winter Nationals ended with a first time winner at the famed half-mile as Aaron Reutzel battled his way to the front of the field aboard his Dissolvalloy No. 87 with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network. "We had a great racecar and a hell of a start," commented Reutzel, who later went to give high praise to his crew. "I let Grant…

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Kerry Madsen Wins Outstanding Salina Highbanks Feature

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Kerry Madsen Wins Outstanding Salina Highbanks Feature Donny Schatz and Brad Sweet complete podium in thrilling Feature Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Richard Bales/WoO SALINA, OK. - October 21, 2017 - Kerry Madsen had over an eight second lead last night at Lakeside Speedway before spinning in heavy lapped traffic. Tonight, the 'Mad Man' made sure he parked his GoMuddy.com No.2M where it belonged - on the frontstretch. In thrilling fashion, Madsen went from third to the lead in half a lap and went on to win his fifth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature of the…

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KEVIN THOMAS, JR. GETS MIDGET RIDE FOR SUNDAY’S “LEFFLER MEMORIAL”

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KEVIN THOMAS, JR. GETS MIDGET RIDE FOR SUNDAY'S "LEFFLER MEMORIAL" Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Jeremy Rhoades/USAC Racing Wayne City, Illinois.........Kevin Thomas, Jr., who's enjoyed a highly successful USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car season, will make his return behind the wheel of a midget in this Sunday's fifth annual "Jason Leffler Memorial" at Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Illinois. The Cullman, Alabama driver will compete in the event co-sanctioned by USAC and POWRi in a car fielded by Austin Brown. It was in this same car that Thomas made his only two series starts of…

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$20,000 ON THE LINE AT SUNDAY’S “LEFFLER MEMORIAL”

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$20,000 ON THE LINE AT SUNDAY'S "LEFFLER MEMORIAL" IN WAYNE CITY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Wayne City, Illinois.........In the late 1990s, Jason Leffler made tracks big and small his personal playground as he raced to three consecutive USAC National Midget titles. Though Leffler may have been small in stature, his legacy in the sport of midget racing remains that of a giant. One look at the one-eighth-mile dirt oval of Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Illinois gives the impression of diminutive. But that's just a front for the spectacular wheel-banging, ultra-competitive style that…

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Brady Bacon Eyes First WoO Victory

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Brady Bacon Eyes First WoO Victory Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com SALINA, Okla. — Brady Bacon has won in just about every type of race car and with nearly every series he has raced with over the years. One series he has yet to find the winner’s circle with is the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. Bacon has been close on a couple of occasions to scoring that elusive first Outlaws win. The native of Broken Arrow, Okla., will continue his quest for a World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series win during Saturday’s Twister…

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T-MEZ AND AMATI TEAM UP FOR “LEFFLER MEMORIAL” SUNDAY

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T-MEZ AND AMATI TEAM UP FOR "LEFFLER MEMORIAL" SUNDAY IN WAYNE CITY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Dich Forman/USAC Racing Wayne City, Illinois.........Throughout his career, Thomas Meseraull has proven adept at adapting to new situations and new rides quickly. For this Sunday's, Oct. 22 USAC National Midget event at Wayne County Speedway in Illinois, the San Jose, California driver returns to a familiar situation as he climbs aboard the Amati Racing No. 66 for the "Jason Leffler Memorial." This season alone, Meseraull has won twice on the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car trail for two different teams,…

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STILLWAGGON WINS MID-ATLANTIC SPRINT THUNDER ON THE HILL EVENT

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RYAN STILLWAGGON WINS MID-ATLANTIC SPRINT THUNDER ON THE HILL EVENT SATURDAY NIGHT AT GRANDVIEW  Story By: Erika Palmai-Wagner/MASS Photos By: George Steigerwalt Jr./RacersGuide.com Burlington, NJ native Ryan Stillwaggon added his name to the prestigious list of Thunder On The Hill Racing Series feature winners this past Saturday night at Grandview Speedway after winning the twenty-five lap $500 to win Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series event. Stillwaggon, who started alongside runner up Tim Tanner Jr. on the front row, led every lap and survived multiple cautions as well as heavy lapped traffic on his journey to victory lane. 2017 MASS champion Eddie Wagner, Austin Bishop and Dave Brown rounded out the top five. “I just want…

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All Dirt Roads Lead to Charlotte

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All Dirt Roads Lead to Charlotte Textron Off Road World Finals closes out racing season on November 2-4, 2017 Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Oct. 17, 2017 - The 2017 racing season is made up of 252 days between February and November. During this time, every mile traveled, every lap around a racetrack, every dirt road leads to The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Textron Off Road World Finals on November 2-4. The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series and the Super…

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Tim Shaffer Goes Flag-to-Flag at Ransomville

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Tim Shaffer Goes Flag-to-Flag at Ransomville Brad Sweet and Shane Stewart complete podium in Series first visit in 20 years to Ransomville Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Mark Ranalletta & Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com RANSOMVILLE, New York - October 16, 2017 - The 'Steel City Outlaw' Tim Shaffer led flag-to-flag in the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series first visit to the Ransomville Speedway in 20 years. Shaffer fell off the narrow frontstretch in lapped traffic with two to go, but was able to corral his No. 49X and pilot it to his second World of Outlaws Feature win of…

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Capitol Renegade United Racing Club Returns to Action This Saturday Night

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Capitol Renegade United Racing Club Returns to Action This Saturday Night Story By: Tim Moran/URC Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com The Capitol Renegade United Racing Club will return to action this Saturday night at the Port Royal Speedway. The last time the URC visited the Central PA track, Curt Michael and Greg Hodnett took home the checkered flags back in May. With Curt Michael on the verge of wrapping up his 10th United Racing Club Championship, look for the Bill Gallagher owned 5G up front battling with the best 360’s in the area including Hodnett, Wolfe, Whittall, Coyle, Stillwaggon, Weller, Locke…

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THOMAS TAMES TERRE HAUTE IN “HULMAN/SMITH CLASSIC”

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THOMAS TAMES TERRE HAUTE IN "HULMAN/SMITH CLASSIC" Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Gene Crucean & David Nearpass/USAC Racing Terre Haute, Indiana.........It was just a month ago when Kevin Thomas, Jr. saw hopes of a Terre Haute Action Track victory dashed in the final laps as he ran out of fuel while leading on a late race restart. On the final restart of Saturday night's "Tony Hulman/Don Smith Classic," Thomas was fueled by determination and a sense of redemption as he slid his way past Dave Darland with five laps remaining, then ran down leader Chase Stockon…

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Schatz Downs ‘The Posse’ and Claims 19th Win of Season at Port Royal

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Donny Schatz Downs 'The Posse' and Claims 19th Win of Season at Port Royal Lance Dewease and Daryn Pittman come from row five to complete the podium Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA - October 14, 2017 - Donny Schatz passed Port Royal Speedway Track Champion, Brock Zearfoss on lap 18 and survived a late charge from Lance Dewease to extend his points lead atop the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Point Standings and score his 19th win of the season. Dewease and 10th starting Daryn Pittman completed the podium at Port Royal.…

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Smith sweeps Double Down at Mansfield Motor Speedway

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Twice is Nice; Ryan Smith sweeps Double Down at Mansfield Motor Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Sprint Fan & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MANSFIELD, OH (October 13, 2017) - The “Kunkletown Kid” Ryan Smith cashed in for a grand total of $10,000 on Friday night at Mansfield Motor Speedway, sweeping the entire “Double Down at Mansfield” program that included two main events, one of which a make-up feature that was originally scheduled for Sunday, May 28. Joining a short list of competitors who have accomplished two Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions main event victories in one day including…

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Mansfield and Eldora will conclude 2017 Arctic Cat All Star campaign

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One weekend remains; Mansfield and Eldora will conclude 2017 Arctic Cat All Star campaign Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff INDIANAPOLIS, IN (October 11, 2017) - Concluding a nine month campaign consisting of nearly 50 events stretching from Upstate New York to eastern Iowa, as well as sunny, northern Florida, the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will make their final appearances of the season this Friday and Saturday, October 13-14, ready to challenge local and regional combatants at a pair of state-of-the-art facilities on opposite ends of the Buckeye State. Arctic Cat All Star teams…

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WINDOM HOPES TO CONTINUE TERRE HAUTE MASTERY IN SATURDAY’S “HULMAN/SMITH CLASSIC”

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WINDOM HOPES TO CONTINUE TERRE HAUTE MASTERY IN SATURDAY'S "HULMAN/SMITH CLASSIC" Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com In the long, storied history of the Terre Haute Action Track, less than a handful of drivers have exhibited the stretch of mastery in USAC competition that Chris Windom has attained over the past season. The half-mile "Action Track" has seen its share of dominators over the past half-century. Of course, the five consecutive USAC Sprint wins Jim Hurtubise accumulated from 1960 to 1962 immediately comes to mind. Roger McCluskey swept all three USAC Sprint features at Terre…

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MASS CHAMP WAGNER LOOKING FORWARD TO GRANDVIEW AFTER COMING OFF VICTORY AT BRIDGEPORT

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2017 MID-ATLANTIC SPRINT SERIES CHAMPION EDDIE WAGNER LOOKING FORWARD TO GRANDVIEW AFTER COMING OFF VICTORY AT BRIDGEPORT Story By: ERIKA PALMAI WAGNER/MASS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com With it's inaugural season coming to an end, Eddie Wagner of Newfield, NJ was named the 2017 Engler Machine and Tool Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series point champion on September 22nd at Bridgeport Speedway after also winning the twenty-lap feature event. This Saturday, Wagner is looking to continue his streak by visiting victory lane at Grandview Speedway Inc. to claim the $500 to win pay day, which was upped from the regular $300 to win by…

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BALLOU GOES FOR UNPRECEDENTED 3-IN-A-ROW SATURDAY IN 47TH “HULMAN/SMITH CLASSIC”

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BALLOU GOES FOR UNPRECEDENTED 3-IN-A-ROW SATURDAY IN 47TH "HULMAN/SMITH CLASSIC" Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Terre Haute, Indiana.........Few races on the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car trail conjure up the history, the memorable moments and the prestige that the "Tony Hulman Classic" brings. Since 1971, many of the sport's best have added the traditional "Hulman" rifle to their trophy collection. Names like Bettenhausen, Pancho, Opperman, Hewitt, Shuman, Kalitta, Yeley and Kruseman are among the proud few who have graced victory lane in previous 46 runnings of the famed event at the Terre Haute Action…

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FREIBERGER EXCAVATING BRINGS EXTRA RUMBLE FOR OPEN INVITATION MASS TOTH FINALE

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FREIBERGER EXCAVATING BRINGS EXTRA RUMBLE FOR OPEN INVITATION MID-ATLANTIC SPRINT SERIES THUNDER ON THE HILL FINALE - $500 TO WIN MASS TWENTY-FIVE LAP FEATURE Story By: ERIKA PALMAI WAGNER/MASS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com This Saturday, October 14th, the Engler Machine and Tool Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series will be making their way for the final time this season to the high-banked Bechtelsville, PA famed Grandview Speedway. The Racesaver/IMCA sanctioned 305 Sprints will be one of three divisions competing during the Thunder on the Hill special events series “Triple Thunder Thriller”, along with the Big Block/Small Block Modifieds and Sportsman Modifieds. Unlike past…

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Freddie Rahmer And Kevin Nouse Earn Williams Grove Speedway Sprint Titles

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Freddie Rahmer And Kevin Nouse Earn Williams Grove Speedway Sprint Titles Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway closed its 2017 racing season on October 6 having crowned its season champions in both the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint car division and the HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprint car division. At the age of 21, young Freddie Rahmer of Salfordville became the youngest driver to claim a Williams Grove Speedway track title since Bobby Davis Jr. accomplished the feat at age 20 back in 1983 while driving for Bob Weikert. It was…

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Gravel Claims Top Spot in WoO Visit to Fulton

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David Gravel, CJB Score 17th Win of Season at Fulton Story By: WORLD OF OUTLAWS SPRINT CAR SERIES MEDIA Photos By: MATT NOLES / RACERSGUIDE.COM FULTON, NY- October 7, 2017- David Gravel inherited the lead on lap nine after race leader Daryn Pittman got into the back of a slower car and spun to a stop. Gravel survived a multitude of restarts and held off Jason Johnson and Donny Schatz to score his career-best 17th win of the season for CJB Motorsports at the Fulton Speedway Saturday night in conjunction with NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week. Daryn Pittman muscled…

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Dietrich Swaps Lead With Campbell Seven Times In Final Laps To Close Grove Season

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Dietrich Swaps Lead With Campbell Seven Times In Final Laps To Close Grove Season With Sprints Win Bryan Bernheisel takes super late models Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – Danny Dietrich came out on top of a furious battle with Matt Campbell during the last few laps to pick up the victory in Friday night’s season ending sprint car main at Williams Grove Speedway. And in the super late model main Bryan Bernheisel took the win over his father Jim Bernheisel to close out the season’s competition. Trying to pick up his second win…

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$108K+ IN PRIZES AWAIT USAC SPRINTS AT PERRIS “OVAL NATIONALS” NOV. 9-10-11

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OVER $108,000 IN PRIZES AWAIT USAC SPRINTS AT PERRIS "OVAL NATIONALS" NOV. 9-10-11 Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Perris, California.........Big money awaits competitors at the 22nd annual running of the Budweiser "Oval Nationals" presented by All Coast Construction Nov. 9-10-11 at Perris Auto Speedway. Featuring the best from USAC's AMSOIL National Sprint Car and USAC/CRA Sprint Car divisions, the three-night event provides a total purse of $108,280 to competitors, including $5000 to preliminary A-Main winners on Thursday and Friday and a $25,000 grand prize to the winner of Saturday night's finale. The "Oval Nationals" are the…

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THOMAS AND ANDRES SECURE STARTING BERTHS IN SKYSCRAPER EVENT

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THOMAS AND ANDRES SECURE STARTING BERTHS IN SKYSCRAPER EVENT Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com Luke Thomas and Ken Andreas secured starting spots in Bridgeport’s inaugural Skyscraper event next weekend with Friday night wins in Spirit Auto Center Speedway action on Friday night. Travis Bieber earned the first Spirit victory of his career in the Speedway All-Star Bagel Stop Slingshot feature event while Rick Burnham earned his first victory in i2M Four Cylinder Enduro action. Christopher Allen, Sr. picked up his first win of the season in the Eight Cylinder Enduro event. Friday night did not start…

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THOMAS FINDS REDEMPTION AND $10K WITH “FALL NATIONALS” WIN

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THOMAS FINDS REDEMPTION AND $10K WITH "FALL NATIONALS" WIN AT THE BURG Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dallas Breeze & Ryan Sellers/USAC Racing Lawrenceburg, Indiana.........Kevin Thomas, Jr. made all the right moves in Saturday night's Lawrenceburg Speedway "Fall Nationals," becoming $10,000 richer with a flawless drive for his fourth USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car points win of the season. It was certainly a reversal of roles and fortunes for Thomas from the night before at Montpelier (Ind.) Motor Speedway when he pulled no punches in his post-race interview lamenting how he cost himself the race on…

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David Gravel, CJB Pocket $50,000 at Champion Racing Oil Williams Grove National Open

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David Gravel, CJB Pocket $50,000 at Champion Racing Oil Williams Grove National Open Donny Schatz, James McFadden both lead laps but settle for 2nd and 3rd Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com MECHANICSBURG, PA - September 30, 2017 - David Gravel passed Donny Schatz for the lead on lap six and went on to capture his 16th win of the season aboard the CJB Motorsports entry. It was Gravel's second career Champion Racing Oil National Open win at Williams Grove worth $50,000. Schatz and James McFadden completed the podium. David Gravel was second in National…

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LEARY LUNGES FROM 3RD TO 1ST ON FINAL LAP TO SCORE IMPROBABLE MONTPELIER WIN

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LEARY LUNGES FROM 3RD TO 1ST ON FINAL LAP TO SCORE IMPROBABLE MONTPELIER WIN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Ryan Sellers & Travis Branch/USAC Racing Montpelier, Indiana.........C.J. Leary was content to run third late in Friday's USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature at Montpelier Motor Speedway. However, after a late-race red flag, Leary's newfound spirit saw him split between both Chris Windom and Kevin Thomas, Jr. on the back straightaway on the final lap to emerge with his second consecutive series victory and equaling a series-best with his fifth win of the year. "We just fell…

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James McFadden Scores First Career World of Outlaws Win on Night 2 of Williams Grove National Open

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James McFadden Scores First Career World of Outlaws Win on Night 2 of Williams Grove National Open Donny Schatz, David Gravel, James McFadden and Daryn Pittman locked in to Saturday's Craftsman Club Dash Story By: Anthony Cornini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MECHANICSBURG, PA - September 29, 2017 - Australian James McFadden scored his first career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series win in exciting fashion holding off Greg Hodnett and Donny Schatz to win the second night of the Williams Grove Champion Racing Oil National Open. Heading into tomorrow's finale, Donny Schatz leads the National Open points and will…

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Chili Bowl Breakfast of Champions to Benefit Bryan Clauson Racer’s For Autism

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2018 Chili Bowl Breakfast of Champions to Benefit Bryan Clauson Racer's For Autism Story By: Bryan Hulbert/Chili Bowl Nationals Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com TULSA, Okla. (September 28, 2017) A chance to eat breakfast with some of racing's biggest stars and legends, while benefiting the work that was began by one of its greatest ambassadors. The 2018 Chili Bowl Breakfast of Champions will take place on Friday, January 12, 2018 at the Fair Meadows, located just east of the River Spirit Expo Center from 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. (CT) Produced by Bart Stevens with RadiusNation.net, tickets for the event go…

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David Gravel Scores Opening Night Victory at Williams Grove National Open

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David Gravel Scores Opening Night Victory at Williams Grove National Open Greg Hodnett pockets $20,000 in Summer Nationals Makeup Feature Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MECHANICSBURG, PA - September 29, 2017 - David Gravel assumed the lead after race leaders Greg Hodnett and Shane Stewart got together on lap nine. Gravel led the rest of the way, but not without a fight from Daryn Pittman and Lance Dewease, who finished second and third. Pittman and Dewease finished within a second of Gravel at the finish. Greg Hodnett set fast time overall, won his heat and the Craftsman…

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DARLAND RETURNS TO GOODNIGHT FOR MONTPELIER/LAWRENCEBURG USAC SPRINT DOUBLE

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DARLAND RETURNS TO GOODNIGHT FOR MONTPELIER/LAWRENCEBURG USAC SPRINT DOUBLE Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com USAC Triple Crown champion Dave Darland will jump into the seat of Gene Goodnight's No. 39G for this weekend's USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car double-dip Friday, Sept. 29 at Montpelier (Ind.) Motor Speedway and Saturday, Sept. 30 at Lawrenceburg (Ind.) Speedway. The car regularly driven by Matt Goodnight is a familiar ride to Darland. For it was the Goodnight Racing team he competed with for the bulk of the 2010 USAC Sprint Car season that included an "Indiana Sprint Week"…

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Cobra Strikes at Outlaw Speedway

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Cobra Strikes at Outlaw Speedway Story By: Tim Moran/URC Photos By: Tim Moran & Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Under sunny, warm conditions totally unexpected for late September, Outlaw Speedway welcomed the Capitol Renegade United Racing Club, Patriot Sprints Tour and the Empire Super Sprints for the 2nd Annual Outlaw Speedway Fall Nationals. With 38 cars signed into the pit area a format of four heat races were used to set the A-Main, the Pole Dash, Dash for Cash and the two B-Mains. The Sprint car heats were won by Jared Zimbardi who returned from a wild wreck at the Williams Grove Speedway…

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Three Kings Crowned In Four Crown at Eldora

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COURTNEY CAPS SILVER CROWN SEASON WITH FIRST SERIES WIN AT THE 4-CROWN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Vince Velella & Ryan Sellers/USAC Racing Rossburg, Ohio.........In a year of firsts for Tyler Courtney, the pickings continue to get sweeter as the Indianapolis, Indiana driver led all 50 laps to win his first career USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series presented by TRAXXAS main event in Saturday night's 36th "4-Crown Nationals" at Eldora Speedway. Earlier this season, Courtney won his first USAC National Midget feature at Montpelier (Ind.) Motor Speedway. In August, he won his first ever Sprint…

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Lance Dewease Wins $20,000 “Dirt Classic”

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LANCE DEWEASE EARNS FIRST DIRT CLASSIC WIN AND COLLECTS $20,000 PRIZE Lance Dewease Wins $20,000 "Dirt Classic" Story By: Lincoln Speedway PR Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 9/23/2017 – In his victory lane interview, Lance Dewease mentioned he hadn’t been good all night. Turns out he was good enough to win his first Dirt Classic and take home $20,000 on Saturday Night at Lincoln Speedway. Winner of the 2nd Dirt Classic, Brian Montieth, started on the pole of the main event with Gerard McIntyre Jr. on the outside. Montieth took the lead on the start with…

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HODNETT WINS NATIONAL OPEN TUNE-UP AT WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY

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GREG HODNETT WINS NATIONAL OPEN TUNE-UP RACE FRIDAY NIGHT AT WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY $50,000 to win National Open Next Saturday Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MECHANICSBURG, PA – Greg Hodnett is ready for the World of Outlaws-sanctioned Williams Grove National Open next weekend after picking up his 70th career Sprint car win at the Grove Friday night. Hodnett’s third Grove win of the season was worth $4,000 in the Mike Heffner-owned No. 27, but it wasn’t easy as he had constant pressure from Lance Dewease over the final half of the 25-lap main event. “I…

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Bacon Crisps Eldora All Star Field at Four Crown

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The “Macho Man” goes wire-to-wire at Eldora Speedway for Arctic Cat All Star 4-Crown Nationals victory Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photo By: Vince Vellela/ASCOC ROSSBURG, OH (September 23, 2017) - Broken Arrow, Oklahoma’s Brady Bacon conquered the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions segment of the 36th Annual 4-Crown Nationals presented by NKT.TV on Saturday night at Eldora Speedway, leading all 25 circuits around the World’s Greatest Dirt Track for a first-ever victory against “America’s Series.” The “Macho Man” started on the pole for the 25-lapper, surviving two cautions and periods of traffic to claim the $5,000 payday. “This…

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David Gravel Scores 14th Victory of Season at Lernerville

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David Gravel Scores 14th Victory of Season at Lernerville Sweet, Schatz complete podium; $50,000 to win Champion Racing Oil National Open up next Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff SARVER, PA - David Gravel survived a pair of late caution flags and held off Brad Sweet to pick up his 14th victory of the season at Lernerville in the running of the Commonwealth Clash. Gravel saw the white flag on two separate occasions only to see a caution come out both times. Gravel led all 37 (extended because of the yellows) laps over Sweet and Donny Schatz.…

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Shaffer becomes 18th different winner of 2017 with WoO

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Tim Shaffer Scores Eldora Victory Shaffer becomes 18th different winner of 2017 with WoO; Schatz and Saldana complete podium Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff ROSSBURG, OH - September 22, 2017 - The 'Steel City Outlaw' Tim Shaffer held off Donny Schatz to win the Night Before the 4-Crown Nationals at Eldora. Shaffer was strong all night going second quick in his Flight in qualifying, winning his heat and scoring the Craftsman Club Dash victory. As laps winded down, Schatz closed significantly in on Shaffer, but couldn't pull ahead. The margin of victory was .227 seconds. Joey…

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DIETRICH TAKES SUSKY THURSDAY NIGHT THUNDER WIN

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DANNY DIETRICH TAKES THURSDAY NIGHT THUNDER WIN Story By: Brad Vores/Susquehanna Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Danny Dietrich used a bold move on a lap 12 restart and never looked back as he raced to his first win of the season at Susquehanna Speedway in Thursday night’s BAPS Auto Paints and Supplies 410 Sprint Series feature. Dietrich’s ninth career Susquehanna win was worth $4,000 to the Gary Kauffman owned, Weikert’s Livestock, Sandoe’s Fruit Market team. He became the fifth different winner in six BAPS events this season. It was an eventful night for Dietrich, who ran out of fuel during…

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Swindell Captures Night One Of The Hockett/McMillin Memorial at Lucas Oil Speedway

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Sammy Swindell Captures Night One Of The Hockett/McMillin Memorial at Lucas Oil Speedway Story By: Bryan Hulburt/ASCS Photo By: Kenny Shaw/ASCS  WHEATLAND, Mo. (September 21, 2017) With a set of Hockett style donuts through the third and fourth turns of the Lucas Oil Speedway, Sammy Swindell put an exclamation point on his 13th career victory against the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network, and first at the "Diamond of Dirt Tracks" to kick off the 7th annual Hockett/McMillin Memorial. Race No. 900 for the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by the…

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BACON TO PULL QUADRUPLE DUTY IN SATURDAY’S 4-CROWN AT ELDORA

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BACON TO PULL QUADRUPLE DUTY IN SATURDAY'S 4-CROWN AT ELDORA Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com Rossburg, Ohio.........Brady Bacon has thrown his hat into the ring to pull quadruple duty in this Saturday's 36th "4-Crown Nationals" at Eldora Speedway. The Broken Arrow, Oklahoma driver will take part in all four legs of the "4-Crown" where he will compete in USAC's Silver Crown, AMSOIL National Sprint and National Midget divisions as well as with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions. Bacon has secured rides in Fred Gormly's No. 199 Silver Crown…

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All Stars will attempt to tame Eldora Speedway during 36th Annual Four Crown Nationals

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Arctic Cat All Stars will attempt to tame Eldora Speedway during 36th Annual Four Crown Nationals Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com INDIANAPOLIS, IN (September 20, 2017) - The Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions have officially hit the homestretch. Only four dates remain on the 2017 Arctic Cat All Star schedule, and despite the end in sight, the pursuit toward a championship continues. Alvada, Ohio’s Chad Kemenah, a three-time winner during All Star competition in 2017, will enter the final stretch of season on top of the title chase. The five-time and defending titlist is seeking…

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Outlaws Return to Lernerville Speedway for Commonwealth Clash

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Outlaw Return to Lernerville Speedway for Commonwealth Clash Sweet looks to stay within striking distance of Schatz in points battle Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com SARVER, PA - Sept. 19 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series schedule is winding down, which means the annual Commonwealth Clash at Lernerville Speedway is upon us. This year's Commonwealth Clash takes place on Saturday, September 23. During the World of Outlaws July visit to Lernerville, reigning Series Champion Donny Schatz claimed the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup after Sheldon Haudenschild jumped the cushion seeking his first career World…

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3 PAST MULTI-TIME WINNERS HEADLINE 4-CROWN SILVER CROWN ENTRIES

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3 PAST MULTI-TIME WINNERS HEADLINE 4-CROWN SILVER CROWN ENTRIES Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Saturday's USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series presented by TRAXXAS season finale at Eldora Speedway is unlike any other on the schedule. First, the "4-Crown Nationals" champ car race is a mere 50 laps in distance on a half-mile track, making it more akin to a sprint than a traditional 100-lap grind. Secondly, Eldora's dirt high banks are a challenge that drivers don't come face-to-face with in these cars at the Terre Haute and Williams Grove half-miles or the one-mile…

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BACON GOES WITH GORMLY FOR SATURDAY’S 4-CROWN CHAMP CAR RUN AT ELDORA

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BACON GOES WITH GORMLY FOR SATURDAY'S 4-CROWN CHAMP CAR RUN AT ELDORA Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com The most dominant USAC Silver Crown team at the "4-Crown Nationals" over the past three years has come out of Fred Gormly's RPM Auto Enterprise stable. This Saturday, September 23 in the 36th running of the event at Rossburg, Ohio's Eldora Speedway, two-time USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car champ Brady Bacon will take his turn to become Gormly's fourth different winner in as many years when he makes his debut in the team's No. 199. Bacon, a…

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Outlaws Head Through Northeast Before World Finals

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Outlaws Head Through Northeast Before World Finals $50,000 to win Champion Racing Oil National Open Awaits Outlaws Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Sept. 19, 2017 - After a grueling trip through the West Coast, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series returns east, highlighted by the $50,000 to win Champion Racing Oil National Open at the famed Williams Grove Speedway. The Series will make a stop at Tony Stewart's Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio and Lernerville Speedway for the Commonwealth Clash before heading into the heart of Pennsylvania Posse country. The National Open…

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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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