Sprint Cars & Midgets

The Super DIRTcar Series Travels to the Mohawk Int’l Speedway on Saturday, September 15

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The Super DIRTcar Series Travels to the Mohawk Int’l Speedway on Saturday, September 15 Story By: Joe Grabianowski/Super DIRTcar Series Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – August 28, 2018 – Since 1994, the Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series have invaded the small Adirondack town of Akwesasne, NY eleven times. Out of those eleven 100-lap races, Jimmy Phelps and Matt Sheppard have three wins each. On Saturday, September 15, they’ll bring their battle for Mohawk 100 supremacy back to the forefront. Sheppard leads in points but Phelps is not out of the fight and rides fourth overall. Tim…

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Daryn Pittman Goes Flag-to-Flag at Skagit for 7th Win of 2018

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Daryn Pittman Goes Flag-to-Flag at Skagit for 7th Win of 2018 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photo By: Lisa Dynes/WoO ALGER, WA – September 1, 2018 – Daryn Pittman led all 40 laps to score his 7th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory of the season on the second night of the Outlaw Energy Showdown at Skagit Speedway. Donny Schatz and Brad Sweet exchanged the runner-up position multiple times in the closing stages with Schatz grabbing the position and Sweet settling for third. Pittman won the Sears Craftsman Dash to earn the pole of the 40-lap Feature, alongside Schatz.…

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USAC RECORD 118 MIDGETS OFFICIALLY ENTERED FOR BC39

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USAC RECORD 118 MIDGETS OFFICIALLY ENTERED FOR BC39 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana.........The final entry list is set for the Driven2SaveLives "BC39" presented by NOS Energy Drink and, man, it's extraordinary! When the entry period concluded at noon on Wednesday, 118 USAC P1 Insurance Nationals Midgets had entered the September 5-6 event at the new Indianapolis Motor Speedway Dirt Track, toppling the record book for most cars to ever to enter a USAC National Midget event in its 63 years of history. The all-time highest car count in the series came in…

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ENTRIES NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR SECOND ANNUAL EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS AT TRENTON

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ENTRIES NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR SECOND ANNUAL EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS AT TRENTON; 2017 ENTRANTS ENCOURAGED TO FILE BY AUGUST 31, DEFENDING CHAMP KIDD FILES FIRST ENTRY Story By: Ernie Saxton/East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ August 27, 2018 . . . In the aftermath of the critically acclaimed inaugural, entry blanks for the Second Annual East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals were recently mailed to the competitors and teams who helped make the first race an artistic success. New entries will now be accepted for the event to be held December 14th and 15th…

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USAC SILVER CROWN MAGIC RETURNS TO Du QUOIN THIS SUNDAY

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USAC SILVER CROWN MAGIC RETURNS TO Du QUOIN THIS SUNDAY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Rich Forman/USAC Racing Du Quoin, Illinois.........Simply put. The one-mile dirt oval at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds is magical. The view of the moonlight dancing off the water in the infield and the thunderous roar of a full field of USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars reverberating off the covered grandstand is enough to make the hair on your neck stand up straight. Du Quoin has been a staple of the USAC schedule since the club's founding in 1956, and, prior to…

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USAC SPRINTS GO TO THE RIVER FOR SHOWDOWN AT GRANITE CITY AND PEVELY

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USAC SPRINTS GO TO THE RIVER FOR SHOWDOWN AT GRANITE CITY AND PEVELY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Two-hundred and fourteen years following Lewis and Clark's departure from the eastern edge of the Mississippi River where they began their expedition of the newly-acquired land to the west, a new crop of adventurers is eager to make their mark on their march to the Arch. Names such as Thomas, Windom, Courtney, Leary, Stockon, Ballou, Darland, Bacon, Grant and Chapple are among the explorers of today in search of a path that will take them to…

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Tony Stewart leads an All Star stompin’ at BAPS Motor Speedway

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Tony Stewart leads an All Star stompin’ at BAPS Motor Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com YORK HAVEN, Pa. (August 26, 2018) - Showing the sprint car world a Tony Stewart of old on Sunday evening in Central Pennsylvania, Smoke helped his Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 close out their four-race trek through Pennsylvania Posse Country by earning a victory at BAPS Motor Speedway, ultimately leading a dominant All Star roster that placed seven competitors inside the top-ten, Smoke included, two of which on top of the feature podium. For Stewart,…

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Carson Macedo holds off PA Posse at Lincoln Speedway

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Carson Macedo holds off PA Posse at Lincoln Speedway Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 8/25/2018 – The rivalry between the PA Posse sprinters and the rest of the world is real. “Going into tonight I was just hoping to have a solid run,” Lemoore, CA racer Carson Macedo said after a traditional wing dance in victory lane. “But to get the win, man…!” 21 year old fourth-generation driver Carson Macedo from Lemoore, CA came, saw, and upheld the pride of the traveling All Star Circuit of Champion sprinters Saturday night by picking up his third…

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FREDDIE RAHMER AND JIM SIEGEL KEEP ALL STARS WINLESS AT WILLIAMS GROVE

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FREDDIE RAHMER AND JIM SIEGEL KEEP ALL STARS WINLESS AT WILLIAMS GROVE WINNING JACK GUNN MEMORIAL TWIN 20’S Story By: Shaun Brouse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MECHANICSBURG, PA – Freddie Rahmer drove by Kyle Larson in lapped traffic and on to win the first 20-lap main event Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway as part of the Jack Gunn Memorial sanctioned by the All Star Circuit of Champions. Jim Siegel inherited the lead when Chad Trout had trouble in lapped traffic and held off Tony Stewart to win $4,000 in the second main event. The All Stars have…

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AARON REUTZEL DOMINATES ALL STAR SPRINT FEATURE AS BILLY PAUCH SCORES FIRST MODIFIED THUNDER VICTORY IN SMOKE ON THE HILL 2 AT GRANDVIEW

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AARON REUTZEL DOMINATES ALL STAR SPRINT FEATURE AS BILLY PAUCH SCORES FIRST MODIFIED THUNDER VICTORY IN SMOKE ON THE HILL 2 AT GRANDVIEW THURSDAY Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (August 23, 2018) – A pair of first-time NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series winners landed in victory lane Thursday night at Grandview Speedway when Levan Machine and Truck Equipment presented Smoke on the Hill 2. Clute, TX’s Aaron Reutzel picked up his eighth Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions win of the season and Billy Pauch – who holds eleven Thunder…

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BC39 CAR COUNT HITS 100 FOR SEPT. 5-6 EPIC AT IMS

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BC39 CAR COUNT HITS 100 FOR SEPT. 5-6 EPIC AT IMS Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana.........One-hundred cars form the epic pre-entry list for the September 5-6 Driven2SaveLives "BC39" presented by NOS Energy Drink on the new dirt track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway featuring the USAC P1 Insurance National Midgets. Among the latest entries are the nine filed by the Keith Kunz Motorsports/Curb-Agajanian team, which features a loaded lineup that includes 2013 USAC National Midget and 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champ Christopher Bell of Broken Arrow, Okla., 2017 USAC National…

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WINDOM WAXES FIELD IN #GYATK NIGHT AT KOKOMO

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WINDOM WAXES FIELD IN #GYATK NIGHT AT KOKOMO Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Travis Branch/USAC Kokomo, Indiana.........Fresh off his win at the Springfield Mile, Chris Windom turned up the wick Wednesday, leading all 27 laps to win #GYATK Night at Kokomo Speedway, the kickoff to "Sprint Car Smackdown VII." It was the Canton, Illinois native's third career win during "Smackdown" week, following victories in 2012 and 2015. He came into the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car "Special Event" leading both the USAC and Kokomo point standings. Though USAC points were not up for grabs on this…

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Weedsport Speedway’s Labor Day ‘Triple Play’ to Feature SDS Big Blocks, ESS Sprints and DIRTcar Pro Stocks

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Weedsport Speedway’s Labor Day ‘Triple Play’ to Feature SDS Big Blocks, ESS Sprints and DIRTcar Pro Stocks Story By: Dan Kapuscinski/Weedsport Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com WEEDSPORT, NY (August 22, 2018) – Weedsport Speedway will celebrate Labor Day Weekend in style on Monday, September 3 featuring the Super DIRTcar Series Big Block Modifieds, the ESS Sprint Car 360 Open, and the DIRTcar Pro Stock Series in the ‘Labor Day Triple Play’ at The Port presented by Lane’s Yamaha Inc. The trifecta of action will be highlighted by the third stop of the season by the Super DIRTcar Series Big Blocks,…

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Pauch Jr. Doubles Up with Action Track USA Championships

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Pauch Jr. Doubles Up with Action Track USA Championships Story By: Mandee Pauch/MPR Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mandee Pauch Relations – August 21, 2018 – The hot shoe out of Milford, NJ, Billy Pauch Jr., secured his third USAC SpeedSTR Championship and first ever 600 Micro Sprint Championship Sunday evening at Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds. “We started out the year strong in both divisions at Action Track USA,” noted Pauch Jr. “We were able to win three SpeedSTR races and two Micro Sprint races, which put us in the position for both championships.” Last year saw Pauch…

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All Stars will challenge PA Posse four consecutive nights beginning Thursday at Grandview

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All Stars will challenge PA Posse four consecutive nights beginning Thursday at Grandview Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com BROWNSBURG, Ind. (August 21, 2018) - Moving south from the Empire State to the Keystone State, the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will continue their August campaign with a four-pack of programs in Central Pennsylvania, set to challenge the world-renown Pennsylvania Posse on four consecutive nights, all vying for a total winner’s share equalling $23,000. The Central Pennsylvania quadruple-header will activate on Thursday evening, August 23, at the always-racey Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville.…

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ALL STAR 410 SPRINTS & TONY STEWART CHASE THUNDER CUP THURSDAY NIGHT, AUGUST 23 AT GRANDVIEW

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LEVAN Machine & Truck Equipment present. . . ALL STAR 410 SPRINTS & TONY STEWART CHASE THUNDER CUP THURSDAY NIGHT, AUGUST 23 AT GRANDVIEW, MODIFIEDS TO CHASE $3,000 WIN Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (August 21, 2018) - When the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series heads to Grandview Speedway on Thursday, August 23, three-time NASCAR Cup Champion Tony Stewart will strap into a 410 sprint car and compete with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions. This will be the third start for Stewart at Grandview, hot off a strong…

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BC39 CAR COUNT HITS 86 AS PAST CHAMP THORSON FILES ENTRY

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BC39 CAR COUNT HITS 86 AS PAST CHAMP THORSON FILES ENTRY Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana.........Eighty-six is the count thus far on the latest entry list update for the Driven2SaveLives "BC39" presented by NOS Energy Drink USAC P1 Insurance National Midget event on September 5-6 at the Dirt Track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Among the newest entries is 2016 USAC National Midget champion Tanner Thorson of Minden, Nev., who will take the reins of the Steve Reynolds/Rip Jetson No.21 for the race on the new quarter-mile oval dirt oval, located inside…

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SMACKDOWN VII BRINGS 4 NIGHTS OF THRILLS TO KOKOMO AUG. 22-25

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SMACKDOWN VII BRINGS 4 NIGHTS OF THRILLS TO KOKOMO AUG. 22-25 Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Kokomo, Indiana (August 20, 2018)........."Smackdown VII" enters its seventh year at Kokomo Speedway on Aug. 22-25 as one of the premier events on the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car calendar. The Wednesday, Aug. 22 festivities begin with #GYATK Night, a non-points "Special Event" for the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars which features free grandstand admission to all fans and a free http://www.SpeedShiftTV.com/ broadcast to all. Thursday and Friday, Aug. 23-24, serve as the opening two dishes leading into…

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Gerard McIntyre scores $7,000 at Lebanon Valley for first-ever All Star victory

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Gerard McIntyre scores $7,000 at Lebanon Valley for first-ever All Star victory Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com WEST LEBANON, N.Y. (August 19, 2018) - For the first time in his career, Gerard McIntyre is a main event winner with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1, forced to out-duel All Star and Destiny Motorsports newcomer, Brock Zearfoss, during a green-white-checkered finish to do so, also scoring $7,000 in the process. McIntyre, driver of Mark Coldren Motorsports, No. 07 sprint car, led all but the first three circuits around Lebanon Valley Speedway’s high-banked,…

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WOLFE WIRES PORT ROYAL FIELD FOR THIRD WIN OF ’18

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WOLFE WIRES PORT ROYAL FIELD FOR THIRD WIN OF '18 Story By: Port Royal Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Logan Wagner had the pole for the 25 lap 410 sprint main with Wolfe starting second. And the pair bounced off of one another moments after the green fell as they raced up the frontstretch. This allowed Wolfe to blast into control in the first turn in the top groove while Wagner had to take time to straighten out his machine as he entered the corner. Wolfe was blistering the track in the midst of traffic with seven laps down when…

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WINDOM WINS “BETTENHAUSEN 100”

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WINDOM WINS "BETTENHAUSEN 100" Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photo By: Dallas Breeze/USAC Racing Springfield, IL........Chris Windom of Canton, Ill. won Saturday's "Bettenhausen 100" USAC Sillver Crown Championship race at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, making the winning move on the backstretch, passing Kevin Thomas Jr. on lap 92. He led the rest of the way and posted a 10-length advantage for the victory. Thomas finished second after leading 42 laps, whi;e defending race winner Justin Graant took third ahead of Jacob Wilson and pole starter Jerry Coons Jr. USAC SILVER CROWN CHAMPIONSHIP CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: August 18, 2018 -…

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SMOKE ON THE HILL 2 RETURNS TO GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY THURSDAY NIGHT, AUGUST 23

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SMOKE ON THE HILL 2 RETURNS TO GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY THURSDAY NIGHT, AUGUST 23 STOP BY LEVAN MACHINE & TRUCK EQUIPMENT DISPLAY AND REGISTER TO WIN $250 Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Bechtelsville, PA (August 15, 2018) Tony Stewart will lead the field of 410 sprint cars to the Grandview Speedway on Thursday night, August 23 for the 4th Annual Thunder Cup sanctioned by the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprints joined by the NASCAR 358 Modifieds. This event is part of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series…

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The All Star Circuit of Champions will visit trio of tracks during three-day New York road trip

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The All Star Circuit of Champions will visit trio of tracks during three-day New York road trip Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com BROWNSBURG, Ind. (August 15, 2018) - The Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 season is about to hit high gear once again, as the touring sprint car series sets aim for a trio of stops in the Empire State; three tracks in three days all while chasing a combined winner’s share equalling $22,000. The New York triple-header will activate a busy stretch of competition for the touring All Stars. The…

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FIRST-TIME WINNERS AT SPRINGFIELD TRANSLATE TO USAC CHAMPS

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FIRST-TIME WINNERS AT SPRINGFIELD TRANSLATE TO USAC CHAMPS Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Brendon Bauman/USAC Springfield, Illinois.........When Justin Grant took the checkered flag in the 2017 running of the "Bettenhausen 100" at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, it was a culmination of a dream afternoon for the Ione, Calif. native. Not only did he capture a victory in one of the most prestigious events on the schedule, he joined a list of some of the most successful racers in the history of the series who earned their first career USAC Silver Crown victory right on the Springfield…

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BC39 ENTRY LIST UP TO 76 AS DARLAND, LEARY AND BRIGHT SIGN IN

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BC39 ENTRY LIST UP TO 76 AS DARLAND, LEARY AND BRIGHT SIGN IN Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana.........The latest flurry of entries has pushed the driver roster for the Driven2SaveLives "BC39" presented by NOS Energy Drink to 76 for the USAC P1 Insurance National Midget event that will be held September 5-6 at the new Dirt Track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Among those are three entries from the team owned by nine-time Indianapolis 500 starter Sarah Fisher. Leading the group for SFHR is USAC's all-time winningest AMSOIL National Sprint Car driver…

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FIELD OF 40+ GUNS FOR SATURDAY’S BETTENHAUSEN 100

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FIELD OF 40+ GUNS FOR SATURDAY'S BETTENHAUSEN 100 AT SPRINGFIELD Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photo By: Gene Crucean/USAC Springfield, Illinois (August 13, 2018).........A field of 40-plus USAC Silver Crown Champ Car drivers are expected to compete in this Saturday's "Bettenhausen 100" at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. From top-to-bottom, the list includes seven Silver Crown championships, 13 "Bettenhausen 100" victories and 97 total Silver Crown wins, with 15 states represented. One of those past race winners includes reigning "Bettenhausen 100" winner Justin Grant. The Ione, California native led 79 laps and staved off a hard-charge by…

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DARLAND RIDES AGAIN AT SPRINGFIELD SATURDAY FOR KAZMARK

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DARLAND RIDES AGAIN AT SPRINGFIELD SATURDAY FOR KAZMARK Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Springfield, Illinois (Aug. 13, 2018).........Dave Darland, a three-time winner on the Springfield Mile, has teamed up with car owner Gene Kazmark to compete in this Saturday's "Bettenhausen 100" USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series race at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Darland leads all drivers in series history with 198 career starts entering the event on the one-mile dirt oval and has made five starts in 2018 with a best finish of 9th in May's "Hoosier Hundred" at the Indiana State Fairgrounds…

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Outlaws Look to the West

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Outlaws Look to the West Nine days of racing in 16 days on the West Coast lie ahead Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Harry Meeks & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — August 13, 2018 — After a month in the Midwest, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series makes it’s way west for the annual fall swing, featuring nine days of racing over 16 days in Washington, Oregon and California. The trip begins with the Outlaw Energy Showdown, a two-day event on the high-banked 3/8-mile bullring at Skagit Speedway, Friday, August 31 to Saturday, September 1. Last year,…

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SWANSON BECOMES WINNINGEST SILVER CROWN DRIVER WITH SALEM SCORE

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SWANSON BECOMES WINNINGEST SILVER CROWN DRIVER WITH SALEM SCORE Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Rich Forman/USAC Salem, Indiana.........On a night when he was in a class of his own on the Salem Speedway high banks, Kody Swanson put himself in a class of his own in the record books. The Kingsburg, California native led the 59th "Joe James/Pat O'Connor Memorial" from start to finish in a landslide, perhaps the best on-track performance he's displayed of all 24 of his series victories, to surpass Jack Hewitt and become the USAC Silver Crown division's winningest driver. Swanson set…

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Brad Sweet Sends Sellout Knoxville Raceway Crowd into Pandemonium with Thrilling Knoxville Nationals Triumph

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Brad Sweet Sends Sellout Knoxville Raceway Crowd into Pandemonium with Thrilling Knoxville Nationals Triumph Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos by: Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com KNOXVILLE, IA – August 11, 2018 – Brad Sweet forever etched his name in the history books, edging 10-time Knoxville Nationals Champion Donny Schatz by 0.133 seconds in the second-closest finish in the 58-year history of the event. A Green-White-Checkered finish brought the sellout crowd to their feet with Sweet remaining loyal to the bottom and Schatz pounding the cushion. As the NAPA Auto Parts, Kasey Kahne Racing No.49 crossed the line in front of Schatz, the city…

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LEVAN MACHINE & TRUCK EQUIPMENT PRESENT SMOKE ON THE HILL 2, AUGUST 23 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY

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LEVAN MACHINE & TRUCK EQUIPMENT PRESENT THURSDAY NIGHT, AUGUST 23 AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY: ALL STAR 410 SPRINTS THUNDER CUP CHAMPIONSHIP IN SMOKE ON THE HILL 2, TONY STEWART TO MAKE THIRD START IN THUNDER SERIES Story By: Bob Miller / TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco & George Steigerwalt / RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (August 11, 2018) – A champagne celebration with a two-foot-tall gold cup trophy chalice, confetti scattered all over Grandview Speedway victory lane, and one winner – the best-of-the-best in 410 Sprint Car racing. This defining moment has been the highlight of the three previous NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on…

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Schuchart Redeems Himself and Wins Friday Thriller to Lock-In to Knoxville Nationals

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Logan Schuchart Redeems Himself and Wins Friday Thriller to Lock-In to Knoxville Nationals Story By: Anthony Corini / WoO Photos By: Dick Ayers / RacersGuide.com KNOXVILLE, IA – August 10, 2018 – Logan Schuchart hasn’t slept well the past 48 hours since his colossal mistake of missing the scales on his Qualifying Night. The driver of the Shark Racing No.1S battled Knoxville kingpin Brian Brown throughout the 25 laps to win Night Three of the 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals and lock-in to Saturday’s Feature. Brown finished second to also lock-in. Veteran Paul McMahan and Knoxville regular Matt Juhl finished in…

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MONTEITH PICKS UP FIRST BAPS MOTOR SPEEDWAY WIN

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MONTEITH PICKS UP FIRST BAPS MOTOR SPEEDWAY WIN Story By: BAPS Motor Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com YORK HAVEN, PA: It’s hard to believe Brian Montieth didn’t have a win at BAPS Motor Speedway coming into the 2018 season. Looking at the configuration at track, you would think it’s a place Montieth would excel. There is a decent amount of banking, it’s a smallish half mile, and the racing is pretty good at the York Haven facility. But Montieth hasn’t always shined. It’s not that he hasn’t had opportunities, as much as his luck just never seemed to be in…

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Brad Sweet Dominates Night Two of Nationals to Earn Pole for Saturday’s Finale

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Brad Sweet Dominates Night Two of Nationals to Earn Pole for Saturday’s Finale Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Paul Arch & Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com KNOXVILLE, IA – August 9, 2018 – Brad Sweet made an exclamation point to the Sprint Car world on the second night of the 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals, storming from sixth to the lead on the opening lap. Sweet never looked back and cruised to the Feature win and accumulated enough points to start on the pole for Saturday’s $150,000 to win Knoxville Nationals Finale. Rico Abreu finished second with David Gravel coming from 11th to…

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HOT ROD HEYDENREICH ENTERS SATURDAY’S JOE JAMES/PAT O’CONNOR MEMORIAL

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HOT ROD HEYDENREICH ENTERS SATURDAY'S JOE JAMES/PAT O'CONNOR MEMORIAL Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Salem, Indiana.........John Heydenreich has signed on to drive A.J. Felker Racing's USAC Silver Crown car when the series hits the high banks this Saturday, August 11, at Salem Speedway for the 59th running of the "Joe James/Pat O'Connor Memorial." The Bloomsburg, Pa. driver is one of 18 drivers in series history to have started at least 100 races. The 1998 "Rocky Mountain Classic" Silver Crown winner at Colorado's Pikes Peak International Raceway reached the triple digits in his most recent start, in 2016, at Williams Grove…

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Greg Hodnett Leads All 25 Laps to Score Night One of Knoxville Nationals

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Greg Hodnett Leads All 25 Laps to Score Night One of Knoxville Nationals Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Paul Arch & Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com KNOXVILLE, IA – August 8, 2018 – Greg Hodnett got the early jump and never looked back to score Night One of the 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals for the Pennsylvania Posse. Tim Shaffer threw everything he had for the lead, but settled for second with Kyle Larson, who ended the night as the high point guy, settling for third. Brock Zearfoss hit the 8-car invert for the Feature perfectly, earning the pole for the 25-Lap Feature…

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BC39 ENTRY LIST NEARS 70!

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BC39 ENTRY LIST NEARS 70! USAC CHAMPS YELEY, COONS, WINDOM, GARDNER ENTER Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana.........The entry list for the Driven2SaveLives "BC39" presented by NOS Energy Drink continues to grow by leaps and bounds as the car count has now reached 67 on the latest tally for the USAC P1 Insurance National Midget event that will be held September 5-6 at the new Dirt Track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. J.J. Yeley is a veteran of both the Indianapolis 500 and the Brickyard 400, but this year, he'll take his talents…

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USAC CHAMP WINDOM LANDS BC39 RIDE WITH PETRY

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USAC CHAMP WINDOM LANDS BC39 RIDE WITH PETRY Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Speedway, Indiana.........Chris Windom, the 2016 USAC Silver Crown and 2017 USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car titlist, has landed a midget ride for the Driven2SaveLives "BC39" presented by NOS Energy Drink September 5-6 at the Dirt Track at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Canton, Illinois driver will team up with Petry Motorsports and the Tony Elliott Foundation to run the Petry Excavating - Bolted Spine Designs/Spike/Speedway Toyota No. 35 for the mega event, featuring the largest purse in USAC P1 Insurance National Midget racing this season.…

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Carson Macedo Sails To Sage Fruit Ultimate Challenge Victory

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Carson Macedo Sails To Sage Fruit Ultimate Challenge Victory With Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series Story By: Bryan Hulbert/ASCS Photos By: Dick Ayers & Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com OSKALOOSA, Iowa (August 7, 2018) Carson Macedo is having a dream week in Iowa. Just off his first career victory with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by Sawblade.com in prelim action at the Knoxville 360 Nationals for Jason Johnson Racing, the California shoe strapped into the Tony Stewart Racing No. 14 on Tuesday night and won the Sage Fruit Ultimate Challenge presented by Searsboro Telephone Co. Wheeling the Textron Off-Road/Sage…

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SWANSON EYES SILVER CROWN CAREER WIN RECORD SATURDAY AT SALEM

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SWANSON EYES SILVER CROWN CAREER WIN RECORD SATURDAY AT SALEM Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Salem, Indiana.........The number 23 has stood proudly for three decades, but in this Saturday's 59th annual "Joe James/Pat O'Connor Memorial," one of USAC's most coveted records could be scratched from the books with a new name added to the top in Kody Swanson. Swanson, of Kingsburg, Calif., comes into this weekend's 75-lapper at Salem Speedway tied with Jack Hewitt as the winningest USAC Silver Crown driver of all-time at 23 victories. And there might not be a more proper place to accomplish the feat than…

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Wright Newest Big-Block Legend, Poirier Tops Record ESS 360 Field At Fairgrounds

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Wright Newest Big-Block Legend, Poirier Tops Record ESS 360 Field At Fairgrounds Fan favorite 'Barefoot' Bob McCreadie honored Saturday with LOLR Wall of Fame induction Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Leends Raceway Photos By: Alex & Helen Bruce/LOL Raceway Canandaigua, NY –Tradition Automotive Group Night opened the final full month of activity at Land Of Legends Raceway and it was Justin Wright and Steve Poirier taking center stage with decisive open-wheel victories in the Aug. 4 'Super Saturday Spectacular.' Wright gave himself the best birthday gift of all with his first career Pepsi Big-Block Modified victory at the Ontario County…

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BOAT PAINTS IT BLACK IN BAPS PA MIDGET WEEK CLOSER

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BOAT PAINTS IT BLACK IN BAPS PA MIDGET WEEK CLOSER Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com York Haven, Pennsylvania.........Chad Boat's switch from white to black was akin to the flick of a light switch in Sunday night's USAC P1 Insurance National and Eastern "Pennsylvania Midget Week" finale at BAPS Motor Speedway. There was no trepidation whatsoever, however. The Phoenix, Arizona driver and his team rolled the black car out of the hauler at the 3/8-mile dirt oval with a myriad of confidence after a palate of struggles plagued them in the white ride during recent…

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BRAD SWEET IN CAPITANI CLASSIC

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Knoxville Raceway’s Capitani Classic is All Brad Sweet! Story By: Bill Wright/Knoxville Raceway Photos By: Paul Arch & Dick Ayers/RacersGuide.com KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 5, 2018) – Brad Sweet was simply dominant in winning the 7th Annual Weld Racing Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank Sunday night at the Knoxville Raceway. The Grass Valley, California native went through an amazing gauntlet of seven match races to earn the pole of the main event and proceeded to lead all 25 laps aboard the Kasey Kahne Racing #49s, earning $5,000. Sweet’s amazing run through the series of two-lap Pole Shootout match races…

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BRIAN MONTIETH WINS FOURTH LINCOLN SPEEDWAY 410 SPRINT FEATURE OF 2018

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BRIAN MONTIETH WINS FOURTH LINCOLN SPEEDWAY 410 SPRINT FEATURE OF 2018; Story By: Bill Meyer/Lincoln Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Wyatt Hinkle earns second career 358 Sprint win; Joe Brown wins Classic Racing Series “Dizzy Dean” Memorial ABBOTTSTOWN, PA 8/4/2018 – Brian Montieth admits they really doesn’t think about the number of wins he has. All he does is think about the race in front of him each night. And for his legion of fans who call Lincoln Speedway home most Saturday nights, that’s just fine by them. Montieth started on the pole, survived three stoppages of action due to…

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BOUC BAGS HIS SECOND MODIFIED WIN OF THE SEASON AT NES

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BOUC BAGS HIS SECOND MODIFIED WIN OF THE SEASON AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (August 5, 2018) - On National Parts Supply's Scout Night at New Egypt Speedway, Danny Bouc bagged his second Modified feature of the season. The Hammer Sportsman feature was captured by Joseph Brown. Rich Mellor claimed the Larry's Hot Rods & Harley's Northeast Wingless Sprint Car main event. As the 30-lap feature for the Modifieds got underway, PJ Oliver grabbed the lead over Davey Sammons and Bryan Kuhl. By the seventh tour, the top…

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Logan Schuchart Tames Pevely for $20,000 Ironman 55 Victory

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Logan Schuchart Tames Pevely for $20,000 Ironman 55 Victory Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photo By: Dave Biro/DB3 PEVELY, MO – August 4, 2018 – Logan Schuchart passed Daryn Pittman on Lap 15 and never looked back to claim the 2018 Ironman 55 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55, worth $20,000. The final 42 laps went non-stop as Schuchart negotiated lap traffic to claim his first World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature of 2018. Kasey Kahne Racing teammates Brad Sweet and Daryn Pittman completed the podium. Schuchart won the Sears Craftsman Dash, earning the pole for the 55-Lap…

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Terry McCarl Wins His Fifth Knoxville 360 Nationals

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Terry McCarl Wins His Fifth Knoxville 360 Nationals Story By: Bill Wright/Knoxville Raceway Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 4, 2018) - Terry McCarl re-passed Carson Macedo with two to go to win his fifth career Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway. The win was worth $15,000 to the Altoona, Iowa native aboard the TMAC Motorsports #24 "Franken-A.R.T." a combination of two 2013 A.R.T. chassis. Joey Saldana took off from the pole to lead early over McCarl, Brian Brown, Greg Hodnett and Gio Scelzi. Carson Macedo, who got a bit of a…

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WISE RETURNS FROM THE DL TO BECOME USAC’S YOUNGEST WINNER IN LANCO PA MIDGET WEEK OPENER

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WISE RETURNS FROM THE DL TO BECOME USAC'S YOUNGEST WINNER IN LANCO PA MIDGET WEEK OPENER Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Newmanstown, Pennsylvania.........For the past two months, Zeb Wise waited patiently on the sidelines with a broken collarbone, watching as the summer racing months passed him by without a steering wheel in his grasp. The long-awaited return for the USAC P1 Insurance National Midget Rookie came Saturday night during the "Pennsylvania Midget Week" opener at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway. To some, after a long layoff from any circumstance in life, the prevailing thought…

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TICKETS GOING ON SALE AUGUST 16TH FOR SECOND ANNUAL EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS

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TICKETS GOING ON SALE AUGUST 16TH FOR SECOND ANNUAL EAST COAST INDOOR DIRT NATIONALS DECEMBER 14-15 AT CURE INSURANCE ARENA IN TRENTON Story By: Ernie Saxton/East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com TRENTON, NJ August 4, 2018 . . . Tickets are going on sale on Thursday, August 16 at 12 Noon for the Second Annual East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals set for Friday, December 14th and Saturday, December 15th. The two day event featuring the 600cc wingless Micro Sprints will again be held at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton where the wildly successful events were held…

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Rico Abreu Wins Second Consecutive Ironman at I-55

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Rico Abreu Wins Second Consecutive Ironman at I-55 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photo By: Dave Biro/DB3 PEVELY, MO – August 4, 2018 – Rico Abreu took the lead away from Kraig Kinser on Lap 21 and held off charges from Tim Shaffer and David Gravel to win his first World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature of the 2018 season. Abreu survived two Gravel slide jobs in the closing laps and held off the Connecticut driver for his second consecutive Ironman 55 triumph for a $20,000 payday. Jacob Allen completed the podium. Abreu won the Sears Craftsman Dash to…

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