Sprint Cars & Midgets

HPDs Head for Madera’s “Vukovich Classic; “Lundstorm Takes Ace & Hickory Features

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The "Vukovich Classic" this Saturday at Madera (Calif.) Speedway includes USAC's HPD Western Midgets and Dylan Nobile enters the race with a 39-point lead over Toni Breidinger. Toni's sister, Annie, stands third in the points, just seven behind her sister. Matt Lundstrom of Concord, N.C. is sixth in the USAC Eastern HPD Midget points after sweeping a pair of 35-lappers last weekend in the Tarheel State. He wonFriday at Ace Speedway in Altamahaw and Saturday at Hickory Motor Speedway. Lundstrom grabbed the lead on lap 30 at Altamahaw after Chris Lamb suffered a flat tire. Calvin Carroll, Carson Hocevar, Jessica…

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Southwest Sprints to Yuma, West Coast to Santa Maria; Bakersfield Makes Bernal 3-for-3!

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USAC's West Coast and Southwest Sprint cars compete this Saturday as Ryan Bernal and Stevie Sussex continue their pursuit of 2015 championships. Bernal has a 23-point lead over Danny Faria Jr. in the West Coast series, which visits Santa Maria (Calif.) Raceway Saturday. Sussex holds a 27-point lead over defending Southwest champ R.J. Johnson entering Saturday's race at Cocopah Speedway in Yuma. USAC West Coast Sprint Car point leader Bernal of Hollister, Calif. recorded his third consecutive feature win Saturday night at Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway. Wheeling the Mike Phulps machine, he passed Faria on lap seven and led the rest of…

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HPDs Head for Madera’s “Vukovich Classic;” Lundstorm Takes Ace & Hickory Features

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The "Vukovich Classic" this Saturday at Madera (Calif.) Speedway includes USAC's HPD Western Midgets and Dylan Nobile enters the race with a 39-point lead over Toni Breidinger. Toni's sister, Annie, stands third in the points, just seven behind her sister.   Matt Lundstrom of Concord, N.C. is sixth in the USAC Eastern HPD Midget points after sweeping a pair of 35-lappers last weekend in the Tarheel State. He won Friday at Ace Speedway in Altamahaw and Saturday at Hickory Motor Speedway.   Lundstrom grabbed the lead on lap 30 at Altamahaw after Chris Lamb suffered a flat tire. Calvin Carroll, Carson…

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Hull, Hogan pick up wins in 34 Raceway Season Opener

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Hull, Hogan pick up wins in 34 Raceway Season Opener BURLINGTON, IA  (4-4-15) – The green flag flew for the 50th year of 34 Raceway Saturday night with the Shottenkirk.com Sprint Invaders and IMCA Modified Frostbuster. Jerrod Hull, Sikeston, Missouri picked up the win in the  Sprint Invader series’ first race of the year. Scott Hogan, Vinton, took the win in the IMCA Modifieds. Mike Morrill, Pleasant Hill,  won the Mod Lite feature  and Austen Becerra, Carthage, Il., got the win in the 4 cylinder feature. Coming up this week is a big event with the inaugural National Sprint League…

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ATQMRA Welcomes 600 Micro Sprints to the Fold

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The ATQMRA is opening the door for teams with 600 micro sprints to come race with the TQ midgets. After many years of flirting with bringing the 600s around to race with the ATQMRA it was made official at the Wednesday March 25th spring meeting to allow 600s to compete. The closure of Borgers Speedway for the 2015 season left many teams with pavement style 600s without a place to race their cars. The ATQMRA decided to provide a place for them to continue racing on pavement under a common sense rules package.   After years of racing head to…

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Successful Practice Night Attended By 99 Race Teams; Clyde Martin’s 58th Season Opener Set For This Saturday, April 11

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Newmanstown, PA -  A total of 99 race teams took advantage of last Saturday's pre-season Practice Night at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway - along with seven ARDC Midgets - in anticipation of this week's Spring Has Sprung Season Opener presented by Shred Racing Products.   Micro-Sprints representing all five of the Clyde's weekly divisions - 600cc, 270cc, 125cc, Sportsman, and 250cc Four-Stroke - took part in the nearly four-hour long hot lap sessions. Many observers commented on the large number of cars that looked very fast on the re-graded, progressively banked oval, as well as the incredible amount of…

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Ryan Smith opens UNOH All Star point season with Attica win

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Ryan Smith opens UNOH All Star point season with Attica win  By Brian Liskai ATTICA, Ohio (Saturday, April 4, 2015) - Ryan Smith of Kunkletown, Pennsylvania set out to experience different tracks in 2015. Well it paid off in a big way Saturday as the "Kunkletown Kid" led all 40 laps to record his first University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions victory during the 24th Annual HD Supply/Construction Equipment and Supply Spring Nationals at Attica Raceway Park. The win not only opened the season for Attica but was also the first point race for Tony Stewart's new…

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JARRETT LOGS FIRST USAC WIN IN LAWRENCEBURG UPSET

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Lawrenceburg, Indiana...Youth prevailed on Saturday night at Lawrenceburg Speedway as Kokomo, Indiana's Logan Jarrett led all 30 laps to score a big AMSOIL National Sprint Car upset! The 20-year old survived a trio of late-race cautions after racing out to a huge lead over the first twenty laps, winning by 2.173-seconds in the J&J Trucking - Doak Trucking #29 DRC/Claxton. "Man, I've never felt anything like it. I've grown up at sprint car races and watched my dad race and kept getting better and better - it's just an incredible feeling to win a USAC race. I knew I had…

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At A Glance: Placerville Speedway and Paul McMahan’s First Win

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15 of 241 At A Glance: Placerville Speedway and Paul McMahan's First Win Inbox x Spam x World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series PR via worldracinggroup.ccsend.com Unsubscribe 8:22 PM (14 hours ago) At A Glance: Placerville Speedway and Paul McMahan’s First Win The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to Placerville Speedway after a 23 year absence CONCORD, N.C. - April 4, 2015 - It has been more than 20 years since the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series last took on the high-banked, quarter-mile Placerville (Calif.) Speedway. The opportunity to bring the series back after all that time came at…

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Strickland’s GMC Returns as Crate Sprint Car Title Sponsor

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  (April 4, 2015) - Ohsweken, Ontario - Ohsweken Speedway officials are proud to announce the return of Strickland’s GMC as title sponsor of the Crate Sprint Car division for the 2015 season. Strickland’s GMC will also be the presenting sponsor for “Corr/Pak versus SOS” Night at Ohsweken on Friday, July 3, and have Ohsweken Speedway race cars on display at their dealership in Brantford on Saturday, May 2. Strickland’s is a family owned and operated business that has been serving Southwestern Ontario for over 30 years. They have never been afraid to change in order to better serve their…

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Altamahaw USAC Eastern HPD Midgets Results

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ALTAMAHAW USAC EASTERN HPD MIDGET RESULTS USAC HPD EASTERN MIDGET RACE RESULTS: April 3, 2015 - Altamahaw, North Carolina - Ace Speedway   QUALIFYING:1. Chris Lamb,9, Lamb-15.736; 2. Scott Hunter, 14, Brown/Noffsinger-15.820; 3. Carson Hocevar, 41, Hocevar-15.955; 4. Matt Lundstrom, 2, Lundstrom-16.041; 5. Jessica Bean, 6, Radical-16.070; 6. Kyle Craker, 12c, Craker-16.095; 7. Calvin Carroll, 24, Carroll-16.109; 8. Andrew Layser, 35. Layser-16.196; 9. Nikki Carroll, 5, Carroll-16.245; 10. Jake Nelke, 00, Nelke-16.263; 11. Nolan Allison, 16, Allison-16.313; 12. Kyle Resco, 21, Allison-16.436; 13. George Kurtz, 7, Lamb-16.559; 14. Sam Hatfield, 8, Hatfield-16.642.   FEATURE: (35 laps) 1. Matt Lundstrom, 2.…

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United Racing Club Returns to Port Royal Speedway

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United Racing Club Returns to Port Royal Speedway The United Racing Club Return to Port Royal Speedway for the “Open Wheel Madness” event on October 17 featuring the URC 360 sprints and 410 sprints. The show will highlight two popular divisions as the famous fairgrounds host Port Royal Fall Foliage Days, a local trademark craft and fall festival during the daytime, followed by the big Open Wheel Madness. The URC sprints look forward to bringing a large car count to the Famous Speedway located in middle of the small Port Royal town. URC will run its regular show with pill…

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FRIDAY NIGHT AT ATTICA RACEWAY PARK CANCELED Saturday night $5,000 to win show still scheduled

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INDIANAPOLIS (April 2, 2015) - For fans and racers awaiting the start of sprint car racing in the state of Ohio, the weather in March was not kind. The beginning of April is proving to be no better. The All Star Circuit of Champions were forced to cancel night one of the H D Supply Sprint Nationals on Friday, April 3 at Attica (Ohio) Raceway Park. Heavy precipitation today with additional forecasted rain tomorrow have forced the cancellation. "We certainly cannot control the weather," said Don Grabey, Series Director. "We are now planning that Rex LeJeune (director of operations at…

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Linda’s Speedway Hosts ARDC 2015 Season Opener; Jerry Coons to Compete in Season Opener

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The American Racing Drivers Club (ARDC) is set to wave the green flag on the 2015 season this Friday evening at Linda's Speedway in Jonestown, PA.  with the running of the ARDC Groundbreaker 25, the inaugural event in the Short Track Series.   It has been several seasons since the midgets last raced at Linda's where three events are scheduled for the 2015 season.   Time trials will be held for the midgets on opening night.  Since handicapping is not used for the first race of the season, Linda's Michael Batz requested that ARDC use time trials on opening night.  "Time…

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Lakeside to Host “Weld Racing Classic” April 26; “Hurtubise Classic” Added at Terre Haute September 18

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Two significant announcements were finalized today regarding the 2015 AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car schedule, honoring two of the most storied names in the sport's history.   Jim Hurtubise, who will be posthumously inducted into USAC's Hall of Fame July 25, will be remembered once again at the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track on September 18 with the running of the "Jim Hurtubise Classic."   The April 26 "Weld Racing Spring Classic" marks a return for the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Cars to fabled Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kans. for the first time in 14 years. It's the final…

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Sweet Shifts Gears, Takes on Promoter Title at Placerville

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Sweet Shifts Gears, Takes on Promoter Title at Placerville Brad Sweet’s Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown presented by Riebes Auto Parts returns the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series to Placerville Speedway for the first time since 1992 CONCORD, N.C. - March 31, 2015 - The past year has been full of learning experiences for Kasey Kahne Racing driver Brad Sweet. The 29-year-old, Grass Valley, Calif.-native took on his first full World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season in 2014. In the process of figuring out how to be successful on the grueling Outlaws tour, he took home five wins…

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ASCS Southwest Heads for Canyon “Easter Eggstravaganza”

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ASCS Southwest Heads for Canyon “Easter Eggstravaganza” TULSA, Okla. (March 31, 2015) Before we make our way to Church on Easter Sunday, we’ll head for the dirt tracks on Saturday night and give thanks for the thrills which we’re about to receive, with those thrills in Arizona can be found at the Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Ariz. with the ASCS Southwest Region and the “Easter Eggstravaganza”. Having already taken on the one-third mile oval on March 14, South Dakota’s Dusty Zomer stood tall in Victory Lane; beating out current point’s leader Rick Ziehl. While Ziehl’s points lead was tested…

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Final SSP Test & Tune on Wednesday, April 1 Before Season Opener on Saturday, April 4

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Final SSP Test & Tune on Wednesday, April 1 Before Season Opener on Saturday, April 4 Newberrytown, PA (March 31, 2015) – The Susquehanna Speedway Park will hold its final Test & Tune before its season opener on Wednesday, April 1. The gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with practice sessions rotating for each class from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The cost is $14.00 per person for pit passes and a $20.00 fee for each racecar entering the pit area ($34.00 per car & driver combination). Gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with open track time from 6:00 p.m.…

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ASCS Red River Looking For 2015 Start in Texas and Oklahoma

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TULSA, Okla. (March 30, 2015) Third times a charm perhaps for the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Red River Region presented by Smiley’s Racing Products. With nature nixing the first two attempts, the regional tour looks to kick off the 2015 season at the Red River Speedway in Wichita Falls, Texas on Friday, April 3 and Black Hawk Casino Speedway in Meeker, Okla. on Saturday, April 4. The only ASCS Regional action in the U.S. this coming Friday night, the Red River Speedway will see action getting underway at 8:00 P.M. (CT) and will include USRA Modifieds, Limited Modifieds, Pro…

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EASTERN HPDs HEAD FOR ACE & HICKORY; NOBILE, LESSER TAKE “POMBO/SARGENT” WINS

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Back-to-back races at Altamahaw and Hickory, N.C. await the USAC Eastern HPD Midget Series this weekend. Chris Lamb, the 2013 series champion, leads the standings by six points over Jake Nelke entering Friday and Saturday races at Ace Speedway and Hickory Motor Speedway respectively. Defending Eastern champion Scott Hunter stands third in the 2015 standings going into the two upcoming races. Dylan Nobile of Clovis, Calif. and Ethan Lesser of Livermore, Calif. earned USAC HPD Western Midget victories Saturday night at the "Pombo/Sargent Classic" at Madera (Calif.) Speedway. Nobile trailed Tom Paterson for 26 laps, then led the last four…

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Blake Hahn Sweeps ASCS Gulf South Weekend

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Blake Hahn Sweeps ASCS Gulf South Weekend TULSA, Okla. (March 30, 2015) A list minute decision to head south paid off for Blake Hahn as the Oklahoma shoe captured $7,000 with the weekend sweep against the Southern Trailer Works ASCS Gulf South Region at the Golden Triangle Raceway Park and Battleground Speedway. “It was a good weekend, but it didn’t start off that way,” explained Hahn. “We broke an axle on the trailer to start with, then drew the very back of our Heat Race both nights. We ended up third the first night, and fourth the second but made…

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West Coast Sprints at Bakersfield Saturday; Bernal Johnson Score West Coast, Southwest Sprint Wins

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A pair of 2014 USAC Western Sprint Car Champs scored victories last weekend. Western Classic Champ Ryan Bernal won Saturday's West Coast Sprint race at Hanford, Calif. and defending Southwest Sprint champ R.J. Johnson triumphed in Saturday's "Hank Arnold Memorial" at Peoria, Ariz. Bernal, of Hollister, Calif., will lead the West Coast series to this Saturday night's race at Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway. He's 14 points ahead of Danny Faria, Jr., who took second at Hanford. Bernal won Saturday night's 30-lap race at Keller Auto Speedway at the Kings Fairgrounds in Hanford, passing Faria on the white-flag lap and leading the…

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Test N’ Tune at 34 Speedway

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Justin Newberry, Danville 36  Danville's Justin Newberry will be competing in the 305 sprint class this year at 34 Raceway. Newberry took advantage of 34 Raceway's Test N Tune day Saturday afternoon to prepare for his upcoming season. Newberry placed second in the point standings in 2014. Andy Huston, Roseville, Il Took the opportunity to get some track time with his sprint car before the start of the 2015 racing season at 34 Raceway's Test and Tune Day Saturday afternoon. Huston will be competing in the 305 sprint class  at 34 Raceway and hopes to hit most of the 360…

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Eastern HPDs Head for Ace & Hicktory; Nobile, Lesser, Rake “Pombo/Sargent” HPD Wins

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Back-to-back races at Altamahaw and Hickory, N.C. await the USAC Eastern HPD Midget Series this weekend. Chris Lamb, the 2013 series champion, leads the standings by six points over Jake Nelke entering Friday and Saturday races at Ace Speedway and Hickory Motor Speedway respectively.   Defending Eastern champion Scott Hunter stands third in the 2015 standings going into the two upcoming races.   Dylan Nobile of Clovis, Calif. and Ethan Lesser of Livermore, Calif. earned USAC HPD Western Midget victories Saturday night at the "Pombo/Sargent Classic" at Madera (Calif.) Speedway. Nobile trailed Tom Paterson for 26 laps, then led the…

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Stockton Leads Sprint Cars to Lawrenceburg Saturday

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Chase Stockon of Elizabethtown, Ind. has yet to find victory lane this year but he sits atop the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car standings entering next Saturday's Midwest opener at the Lawrenceburg (Ind.) Speedway. Back-to-back runner-up finishes in the 2015 openers at Ocala, Fla., followed by a pair of fifths and a ninth left him with a 14-point lead over Kevin Thomas Jr. Thomas grabbed a win at East Bay Raceway Park in Florida and has a third and a pair of fourths in five starts so far in 2015. Stockon's initial USAC victory came at Lawrenceburg in 2012, while…

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146 Cars Pass Through Lanco Inspection Line; Practice Night Up Next

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Brickerville, PA -  In an age of declining car counts in almost all divisions of motorsports, the present and future of Micro-Sprint racing - especially at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway - appears to be in very good health.   On the weekend of March 28 & 20, during pre-season tech and safety checks at Bud's Spring Service in Lancaster, an incredible tally of 146 cars passed through the inspection line, with more than 30 entries (each) in the 600cc, 270cc, and Sportsman Classes.   With the Spring Has Sprung Season Opener less than two weeks away (Saturday, April 11),…

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USAC HPD Western Midget Race Results: March 28, 2015 – Madera, California – Madera Speedway – “Pombo/Sargent Classic”

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QUALIFYING: 1. Dylan Nobile, 40, Nobile-14.866; 2. Cody Jessop, 00, Jessop-14.904; 3. Tony Breidinger, 80, Breidinger-14.950; 4. Tom Paterson, 9, Paterson-15.171; 5. Annie Breidinger, 75, Breidinger-15.195; 6. Ashley Hazelton, 5, Hazelton-15.554; 7. Ron Hazelton, 25, Mitchell-NT.   RESTRICTED QUALIFYING: 1. Jesse Love, 44, Love-15.894; 2. Blake Brannon, 98, Brannon-16.210; 3. Ethan Lesser, 74, Lesser-16.236.   RESTRICTED HEAT: (6 laps) 1. Love, 2. Lesser, 3, Brannon. NT   HEAT RACE: (8 laps) 1. Nobile, 2. Jessop, 3. T.Breidinger, 4. Paterson, 5. A.Breidinger, 6. A.Hazelton, 7. R.Hazelton. NT   RESTRICTED FEATURE: (15 laps) 1. Ethan Lesser, 2. Jesse Love, 3. Blake Brannon.…

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USAC West Coast Sprint Car Race Results: March 28, 2015 – Hanford, California – Keller Auto Speedway at Kings Fairgrounds

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QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Max Adams,, 5X, Adams-15.857; 2. Ryan Bernal, 56, Phulps-15.948; 3. Austin Liggett, 83, Liggett-15.978; 4. Jake Swanson, 92, Sertich-16.017; 5. Richard Vander Weerd, 10, Vander Weerd-16.101; 6. D.J. Johnson, 33, Johnson-16.134; 7. Jace Vander Weerd, 88, Vander Weerd-16.165; 8. Danny Faria Jr., 17V, Bowman-16.303; 9. Trey Marcham, 73, Ford-16.312; 10. Tristan Guardino, 81, Watt-16.318; 11. Landon Hurst, 179, Hurst-16.322; 12. Brody Roa, 48, Leonard-16.328; 13. Colton Slack, 81M, Watt-16.491; 14. Trent Carter, 13, Carter-16.521; 15. Jeff Sibley, 42N, Sibley-16.591; 16. Shannon McQueen, 87, Van Meter-16.638; 17. Kevin Barnes, 36B, Barnes-16.639; 18. Matt Day, 97, Day-17.302; 19. Jeff Bothelo,…

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USAC Southwesr Sprint Results: March 28, 2015 – Peoria, AZ – Canyon Speedway Park – “Hank Arnold Memorial”

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FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 2. Josh Pelkey (#12 Allen), 3. Mike Colegrove (#17 Colegrove), 4. Matt Rossi (#02 Rossi), 5. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 6. Bruce St. James (#7K St. James), 7. Michael Curtis (#11C Turner/Wheeler), 8. Mike Bonneau (#29 Bonneau). NT   SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. R.J. Johnson (#77M Michaels), 2. Stevie Sussex (#21AZ Burkhart), 3. Andy Reinbold (#19 Underwood), 4. Brian Hosford (#22B Weber), 5. Dennis Gile (#13 Gile), 6. Vince Perez (#40 Perez), 7. Tom Ogle (#48 Ogle). NT   THIRD HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Josh Shipley (#2 Bishop), 2.…

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Donny Schatz Wins Hard Fought Mini Gold Cup Victory

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CHICO, Calif. - March 28, 2015 - Donny Schatz scored his third win of the season Saturday night at Silver Dollar Speedway's Mini Gold Cup, but his competition did not make it easy for him. Schatz led the field through the opening laps in his No. 15 Bad Boy Buggies car and held off Daryn Pittman as a series of cautions flew. The first caution came on lap four, followed by one on lap nine and then on the subsequent restart attempt. After Rico Abreu got off track and brought out the caution on lap 11, Kerry Madsen was able…

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Victory For Hahn in ASCS Gulf South Opener

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BEAUMONT, Texas (March 27, 2015) The Southern Trailer Works ASCS Gulf South Region presented by Griffith Truck and Equipment kicked of their 2015 season this past Friday night at the Golden Triangle Raceway Park with Oklahoma’s Blake Hahn taking the evening’s $3,000 first prize. Hahn’s fourth victory with the ASCS Gulf South Region, the Lucas Oil / CSR Garage No. 52 was chased to the line by the evening’s Weld Wheels Hard Charger, Ray Allen Kulhanek, who charged to the runner-up spot from 15th. Tennessee’s Brandon Hanks climbed from seventh to complete the Friday night podium. Tommy Bryant from 11th…

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Weather Alters Schedule at Mercer Raceway Park Again

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Mercer, PA (March 25, 2015): Wet grounds and colder temperatures prevailing through race day forced Mercer Raceway Park to adjust its schedule once again. The Chiller Thriller, set for Saturday, March 28, has been pushed back a week, to April 4. Point racing for the six classes making up a Saturday Night Live program will begin April 11, weather permitting, of course. The Jack Frost Enduro will take place on Sunday, April 12, along with the Snowflake 25.   "We are disappointed to lose another week of racing," said track manager Frank Benic. "But, we had no choice. The grounds…

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Opening Night Canceled Due to Wet Conditions at Linda’s Speedway

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Linda’s Speedway has canceled its March 27th opening night Steve Buch Memorial race because of wet conditions continuing from the recent snow fall and rain. Speedway officials were hoping for drying throughout the week and although there was a considerable amount of drying, with the rain Wednesday and predicted rain Thursday, there was not enough. After meeting about conditions Wednesday night, the decision has been made to cancel the event. “We just didn’t want to start the year off with a muddy, bad, and gloomy night,” said Linda Speedway promoter Linda Batz. The focus will immediately turn to the Friday…

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UNOH All Stars set to open Attica season and series point run

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ATTICA, Ohio – The new University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions will invade Attica Raceway Park to open “Ohio’s Finest Racing” venue’s 2015 season in the 24th Annual HD Supply Spring Nationals on Friday and Saturday, April 3 and 4.   The nation’s oldest winged sprint car touring series has competed at Attica 104 times in the track’s history and will visit the track five times in 2015. It will be the first point’s race for the All Stars though they held five non-points races in Florida during February which saw Kerry Madsen claim three wins with…

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Adam Gray Seeking Third Consecutive Late Model Track Title at Stafford

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(Stafford Springs, CT)---When the green flag falls on the 2015 season at Stafford Motor Speedway, Belchertown, MA native Adam Gray will be looking to join some very select company.  In 28 years of Late Model competition at Stafford, only two drivers have ever won three consecutive track championships.  Phil Rondeau was the first driver to accomplish the feat from 1987-1989 and he was followed by Ryan Posocco in 2003-2005.  Gray is the two-time defending track champion and he thinks he and his #97 Meadows Motor Car team can once again be in the thick of the championship chase. “We just…

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Small Cars, Big Payouts: Thunder Mountain Speedway ‘Small Car Showcase’ May 3 Features NPS Tour By NY6A Winged 600cc Micro-Sprints, Wingless 600cc Micro-Sprints, 270cc Micro-Sprints, XCel 600 Modifieds, Empire Lightning Sprints & Slingshots

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CENTER LISLE, NY – Small cars will race for some big money when BD Motorsports Media LLC presents the inaugural ‘Small Car Showcase’ at Thunder Mountain Speedway. The first edition of the special event takes place on Sunday, May 3 (rain date: May 17) at the clay oval located just outside Whitney Point, N.Y., 25 miles north of Binghamton. A full slate of small car racing is planned to include Micro-Sprints, Mini-Sprints, XCel 600 Modifieds and Slingshots. The ‘Small Car Showcase’ is the 2015 point season opener for the traveling NPS tour by NY6A winged 600cc Micro-Sprint group. The NY6A…

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I-30 Speedway Confirms 2015 Lucas Oil ASCS Dates

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (March 24, 2015) Arkansas’s I-30 Speedway is a long standing tradition with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series. The site of the first National Tour event in 1993, Tracey Clay has confirmed her famed quarter-mile oval for five nights of racing in 2015, including the $15,000 to win, 28th annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires. The season’s only pre Short Track Nationals visit to the I-30 Speedway, drivers with the Lucas Oil ASCS will take on the best the Mid-South has to offer on Saturday, May 9. The 28th annual Short Track…

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ASCS Gulf South Trying Again at Beaumont and Battleground

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ASCS Gulf South Trying Again at Beaumont and Battleground TULSA, Okla. (March 23, 2015) Perhaps the second try will be the one for the start of the 2015 season for the Southern Trailer Works ASCS Gulf South Region presented by Griffith Truck and Equipment as the south Texas series heads for the Golden Triangle Raceway Park in Beaumont, Texas on Friday, March 27 and Battleground Speedway on Saturday, March 28 in Highlands, Texas.   The only action in the ASCS Nation this coming weekend, several teams from North Texas and into Oklahoma are expected to travel to the Houston area…

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WESTERN HPDs AT MADERA SATURDAY; LAMB & NOBILE SCORE HPD VICTORIES

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Saturday's USAC HPD Eastern Midget podium finishers at Anderson Motor Speedway (Williamston, S.C.) were winner Chris Lamb (middle), 2nd place Jake Nelke (left) and 3rd place Jessica Bean (right). In Saturday's Western HPD action at the Las Vegas, (Nev.) Motor Speedway Bullring, Dylan Nobile picked up the win followed by Cody Jessop and Toni Breidinger. USAC's Western HPD Midgets take to the one-third mile paved Madera (Calif.) Speedway Saturday in the "Pombo/Sargent Classic". Point leader Dylan Nobile of Clovis, Calif. won Saturday night's 30-lap feature at the Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway Bullring. He passed Cody Jessop on lap five…

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WESTERN HPDs AT MADERA SATURDAY; LAMB & NOBILE SCORE HPD VICTORIES

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WESTERN HPDs AT MADERA SATURDAY; LAMB & NOBILE SCORE HPD VICTORIES USAC's Western HPD Midgets take to the one-third mile paved Madera (Calif.) Speedway Saturday in the "Pombo/Sargent Classic". Point leader Dylan Nobile of Clovis, Calif. won Saturday night's 30-lap feature at the Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway Bullring. He passed Cody Jessop on lap five and led the rest of the way to beat Jessop, Toni Breidinger, Dezel West and fast qualifier Jeff Kelley. That left him with a 23-point lead over Breidinger in the new series standings going into Saturday's Madera race. Nobile won four times at Madera…

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USAC/CRA BACK TO PERRIS APRIL 18; GARDNER WINS “COPPER ON DIRT,” PRELIM TO BACON

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USAC/CRA BACK TO PERRIS APRIL 18; GARDNER WINS "COPPER ON DIRT," PRELIM TO BACON The AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars return to Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway April 18 and Damion Gardner will try to move back to the top of the standings as he chases a fourth series title and third in succession. Gardner, of Concord, Calif., is four points behind five-time series king Mike Spencer in the latest points after winning last Saturday's 30-lap "Copper on Dirt" finale at USA Raceway in Tucson, Ariz. The victory was Gardner's 58th career USAC/CRA win, 23 more than second ranked Spencer and Cory…

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WESTERN MIDGETS EYE TULARE MAY 2; GARDNER TAKES BAKERSFIELD 20-LAPPER

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WESTERN MIDGETS EYE TULARE MAY 2; GARDNER TAKES BAKERSFIELD 20-LAPPER The Honda USAC Western Midgets are idle until May 2 when they return to competition at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif. Defending series champion Ronnie Gardner will lead the series to the 3/8-mile dirt oval as the 2015 leader after his series-opening victory last Saturday at Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway. Gardner, of Norco, Calif., led the final five laps of Saturday's Bakersfield feature in his Baldozier Racing/Esslinger Engineering Stewart/Esslinger to beat Trey Marcham, Scott Pierovich, David Prickett and Randi Pankratz. Marcham, the 2014 series runner-up, led the first 15 laps of…

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World of Outlaws, DIRTcar Racing Saddened by Passing of Eldora Speedway founder Earl Baltes

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World of Outlaws, DIRTcar Racing Saddened by Passing of Eldora Speedway founder Earl Baltes CONCORD, N.C. - March 23, 2015 - The World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing are saddened to learn today of Earl Baltes' passing. Earl grew Eldora Speedway out of the fields of western Ohio into one of racing's premier venues. He took a chance on Ted Johnson and the World of Outlaws in its inaugural 1978 season and the sprint car series has returned to Eldora every year since, helping it to become the premier dirt racing series in the world. A master showman and promoter, Earl…

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Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Loyalty Program Announced: 2015 Will see the Largest Cash Payouts in History

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Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints Loyalty Program Announced: 2015 Will see the Largest Cash Payouts in History Hoosier Tires Also Providing Added Bonus at Each Full Point Event By Dean Reynolds SYRACUSE, NY – As the 2015, 32nd Anniversary Tour for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) is just around the corner, race teams will be happy to see a brand new Loyalty Program announced. With a new agreement in place, Hoosier Tires will also be adding to what will be the lucrative tour in ESS history. The Loyalty Program will be given to any team that traveled to…

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Rico Abreu Wins Wild FVP Western Spring Shootout at the Stockton Dirt Track

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STOCKTON, Calif. - March 22, 2015 - Four different leaders battled it out in Sunday night's wild FVP Western Spring Shootout at the Stockton Dirt Track, but it was Rico Abreu who outlasted the competition and captured his second World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series win in as many weeks. With ten laps to go, Abreu caught Terry McCarl, then the leader, as the two headed into the first turns. When they exited turn two, it was Abreu driving his No. 24 Abreu Vineyards car around McCarl on the back straight. Abreu skillfully worked his way through lapped traffic in…

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USAC HPD WESTERN MIDGET RACE RESULTS: March 21, 2015 – Las Vegas, Nevada

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USAC HPD WESTERN MIDGET RACE RESULTS: March 21, 2015 - Las Vegas, Nevada - Las Vegas Motor Speedway Bullring   QUALIFYING: 1. Jeff Kelley, 55, Kelley-15.346; 2. Cody Jessop, 00, Jessop-15.496; 3. Toni Breidinger, 80, Breidinger-15.569; 4. Dylan Nobile, 40, Gerhardt-15.657; 5. Annie Breidinger, 75, Breidinger-15.876; 6. Dezel West, 21, West-15.922; 7. Jesse Love, 38, Love-16.277.   FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Dylan Nobile, 2. Cody Jessop, 3. Toni Breidinger, 4. Dezel West, 5. Jeff Kelley, 6. Annie Breidinger, 7. Jesse Love. NT ------------------------------ **Kelley flipped on lap 18 of the feature.   FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-4 Jessop, Laps 5-30…

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Donny Schatz Scores Close Win on Night One of the FVP Western Spring Shootout

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STOCKTON, Calif. - March 21, 2015 - Shane Stewart had victory in sight as he rounded turn four on the final lap of Saturday night's FVP Western Spring Shootout at the Stockton Dirt Track. Reigning World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz had other things in mind though as he dove to the bottom of the track and drag raced Stewart to the finish line. By just .220 seconds, Schatz overtook Stewart and became the first repeat winner of the 2015 season - a streak that goes back eight races - and ended his own winless streak in…

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Dusty Zomer Conquers The Copper on Dirt

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TUCSON, Ariz. (March 21, 2015) Putting the Buffalo Wild Wings No. 82 to the front of the field on the opening lap of Saturday’s Copper on Dirt A-Feature with the ASCS Southwest Region, South Dakota’s Dusty Zomer made sure he was the class of the field at Tucson’s USA Raceway. Leading start to finish, Zomer left only 12 drivers on the lead lap when the checkered flag fell. Friday night winner, Logan Forler, crossed second with Aaron Reutzel taking the final podium step. El Paso’s John Carney II scored fourth with Josh Baughman completing the top five. Advancing six spots,…

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Corr/Pak Merchandising Returns as 360 Sprints Car Title Sponsor

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OHSWEKEN SPEEDWAY PR: CORR/PAK MERCHANDISING RETURNS AS 360 SPRINT CAR TITLE SPONSOR (March 20, 2015) - Ohsweken, Ontario - Ohsweken Speedway officials are proud to announce the return of Corr/Pak Merchandising as the title sponsor of the weekly 360 Sprint Car division. Founded in 1997, Corr/Pak Merchandising Inc. is based in Richmond Hill, Ontario, and is a designer and producer of Point of Purchase (POP) displays for retail. Strong emphasis on creative design and speed of response has seen Corr/Pak achieve great success in a very competitive industry. Their in-house capabilities and broad range of trusted suppliers enable them to…

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SSP Cancels Saturday’s Test & Tune; Next Up on Wednesday, March 25

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Newberrytown, PA (March 21, 2015) – The Susquehanna Speedway Park has cancelled its first Test & Tune on Saturday, March 21 due to the snow and oversaturated grounds.  The next Test & Tune will be on Wednesday night, March 25.  The gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with practice sessions rotating for each class from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.   The cost is $14.00 per person for pit passes and a $20.00 fee for each racecar entering the pit area ($32.00 per car & driver combination).  Gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with open track time from 6:00 p.m.…

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