Sprint Cars & Midgets

Good NEWS! There Is Finally A Cheaper Sprint Car Concept In The Northeast

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Good NEWS! There Is Finally A Cheaper Sprint Car Concept In The Northeast - By: Pete MacDonald   If you were at the PPB Motorsports 2015 Expo in Oaks, Pennsylvania back in January, odds are you walked by, stopped, or at least looked at one of the two NEWS Sprint Cars that were in attendance. For those asking what NEWS is, it stands for North East Wingless Sprint Cars which are to be run at the Accord Speedway in New York and New Egypt Speedway located in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey . "With a high end competitive 305…

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Patriot 360 Sprint Cars Set to Invade Penn Can Speedway June 12th 2015

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SUSQUEHANNA, PA…Penn Can Speedway has announced the return of 360 Sprint Car Racing to the Susquehanna oval for the first time since 2007.  The Patriot 360 Sprint Cars will invade the track for a big show on Friday, June 12th.  The show will cap off what is being billed as Penn Can Speedweek.    “We are excited to announce that The Patriot 360 Sprint Cars will visit Penn Can for the first time in eight years”, said new Promoter Dan Harpell.  “They are a great addition to an exciting 2015 schedule”.    This will be the fourth appearance at Penn…

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GREG HODNETT SCORES LINCOLN SPEEDWAY ICEBREAKER 30 SEASON OPENER

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GREG HODNETT SCORES LINCOLN SPEEDWAY ICEBREAKER 30 SEASON OPENER ABBOTTSTOWN, PA, 3/15/2015 – After being forced to cancel its first three scheduled races of the 2015 racing season due to snow and cold weather, Lincoln Speedway officially kicked off the racing season Sunday afternoon, March 15th, with Greg Hodnett surviving a marathon Icebreaker 30 feature event to add his name to opening day winners at the Pigeon Hills oval.   Using the Sunday rain date after a Saturday rainout, a large crowd of fans came out to watch the 410 Sprinters in action as Hodnett missed several early crashes and…

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USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: March 14, 2015 – Tulare, California – Thunderbowl Raceway

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USAC WEST COAST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: March 14, 2015 - Tulare, California - Thunderbowl Raceway   FIRST HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Danny Faria Jr. (#17V Bowman), 2. Jace Vander Weerd (#88 Vander Weerd), 3. Ryan Bernal (#56 Phulps), 4. Colby Copeland (#74 Williams), 5. Ryan Timmons (#29T Timmons), 6. Shannon McQueen (#87 Van Meter), 7. Chris Ennis (#86 Ennis), 8. Jonathan Logan (#32 Evett/Logan). NT   SECOND HEAT: (10 laps) 1. Richard Vander Weerd (#10 Vander Weerd), 2. D.J. Johnson (#33 Johnson), 3. Jim Richardson (#8 Richardson), 4. Tristan Guardino (#81 Watt), 5. Kevin Barnes (#36B Barnes), 6. Matt…

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Rico Abreu Scores Decisive Win Over Outlaws at Thunderbowl Raceway

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Becomes the eighth different winner in eight races - the most to start a season since 1995 TULARE, Calif. - March 14, 2015 - With his decisive win Saturday night at Thunderbowl Raceway, Rico Abreu became the eighth different World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series winner in eight races so far this season - the first time since 1995 that has happened. "Everything played out well tonight," Abreu said in victory lane. "I got a good start in the dash and then just made every lap count in that feature." After a fifth place run Friday night at Thunderbowl, Abreu…

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Tim Kaeding Wins Wild Friday the 13th Feature at Thunderbowl Raceway

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More 3 of 221 Web Clip CNN.com Recently Published/Updated - Egypt unveils plan to build new capital - 5 hours ago Tim Kaeding Wins Wild Friday the 13th Feature at Thunderbowl Raceway Inbox x World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series PR via worldracinggroup.ccsend.com  4:59 AM (5 hours ago) to me Contact: Aaron Fiedler World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series PR 704-795-7223 | afiedler@dirtcar.com   Tim Kaeding Wins Wild Friday the 13th Feature at Thunderbowl Raceway Becomes the seventh different winner in seven World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series features TULARE, Calif. - March 13, 2015 - It was fitting Friday night's…

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AMSOIL USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: February 22, 2015 – Ocala, Florida – Bubba Raceway Park – “Winter Dirt Games VI”

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QUALIFYING: 1. Brady Bacon, 69, Dynamics-14.088; 2. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 17RW, Dutcher-14.206; 3. Justin Grant, 40, Hery-14.209; 4. Jon Stanbrough, 81, JSR-14.256; 5. Dave Darland, 71P, Phillips-14.313; 6. Chris Windom, 2, Lein-14.342; 7. Casey Shuman, 2x, Barnhill/Dodd-14.368; 8. Chase Stockon, 32, 32/TBI-14.384; 9. Tracy Hines, 4, THR-14.397; 10. Robert Ballou, 12, Ballou-14.458; 11. Kyle Cummins, 21x, Pollock-14.477; 12. Shane Cockrum, 66, Wade-14.485; 13. Kyle Robbins, 17R, Robbins-14.496; 14. Jarett Andretti, 18, Andretti-14.532; 15. Carson Short, 21, Short-14.595; 16. Brady Short, 11P, Pottorff-14.606; 17. C.J. Leary, 30, Leary-14.632; 18. Landon Simon, 24, LSR-14.673; 19. Aaron Farney, 15F, Farney-14.726; 20. Chad Boespflug,…

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URC IS LOOKING FOR PAST CARS, DRIVERS, OWNERS, OFFICIALS AND FANS!

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URC IS LOOKING FOR PAST CARS, DRIVERS, OWNERS, OFFICIALS AND FANS! The United Racing Club and Bridgeport Speedway are trying to make the return of URC as a Club to the big 5/8ths for the first time since 2005 a really special event. Some what of a Club reunion! Before racing takes place at Bridgeport Speedway on Sunday April 12 we will be having a racing get together called Fan Fest. Fan Fest will be held at the Pavilion behind the main grandstands. Already booked for the party is the band Whiskey Grin. Along with Race Cars and Drivers, there…

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Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints at Motorsports Expo this Weekend

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SYRACUSE, NY –  The 29th Annual Motorsports Expo Exposition and Trade Show will be held this weekend at the New York State Fairgrounds in the Center of Progress Building.  The Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) are proud to be on of the very few organizations that has been at each and every show held which is on Saturday and Sunday. The Expo annually kicks off the racing season in upstate New York and ESS will once again have a large booth display with seven winged sprint cars ready to showcase their colors for the 2015 ESS Tour.  As an…

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URC WELCOMES GLENN FITZCHARLES JR. AS RACE DIRECTOR FOR IT’S 68TH SEASON

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URC WELCOMES GLENN FITZCHARLES JR. AS RACE DIRECTOR FOR IT’S 68TH SEASON When URC starts it’s 68th season on April 12 at Bridgeport Speedway they will be welcoming back a familiar name and face to the Club. Glenn Fitzcharles Jr. will be taking on the Race Director duties in 2015. Glenn is the son of URC’s leading feature winner and five time URC Champion Glenn Fitzcharles. Racing with URC has been a big part of Glenn’s life. He’s been a mechanic, an official and now we welcome him back to URC as Race Director. Joining Glenn as 2015 URC officials…

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New SpeedSTR Alliance – Weaver & Iulg Set To Compete At Kutztown’s Action Track USA

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Kutztown, PA -  "It's kind of neat that three old Modified guys have come together to form this team."   That's how Tim Iulg, the youngest member of a new SpeedSTR alliance, described the joint venture between Wayne Weaver, Richie Pratt Sr., and Gary Iulg.   Tim, the Bridgeton, NJ 600cc Sprint veteran, will be the pilot of Pratt's No. 28 as he makes his USAC Championship SpeedSTR debut at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA when the clay oval on the Kutztown Fairgrounds opens for business on Wednesday, May 13.   Weaver, a staunch supporter of the Tobias built SpeedSTR's…

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STEWART COMPLETES PURCHASE AGREEMENT FOR ALL STAR CIRCUIT OF CHAMPIONS

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STEWART COMPLETES PURCHASE AGREEMENT FOR ALL STAR CIRCUIT OF CHAMPIONS DON GRABEY HIRED AS SERIES DIRECTOR; POINTS SEASON STARTS MARCH 28 AT ATOMIC SPEEDWAY   INDIANAPOLIS (March 12, 2015) - Tony Stewart is officially the new owner of the All Star Circuit of Champions. The agreement closed early this afternoon. In addition, veteran race official Don Grabey was hired as Series Director. "First off, I'm ecstatic that we got the paperwork signed and we own the All Star Circuit of Champions," Stewart said. "Further, I'm excited to have Don join the team. He is a great addition and will have…

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Shark Racing Aims to Turn Heads Once Again in California

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The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series joins the King of the West Series at Thunderbowl Raceway on March 13 and 14   TULARE, Calif. - March 11, 2015 - This time last year, Shark Racing had its fair share of doubters. Could the team make it west? If it could, could it make it the full season? After a year of proving the critics wrong, Logan Schuchart and Jacob Allen lead their family owned team into its second full World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season and second West Coast spring swing. "We knew that there were people who…

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USAC Racing Announces Major Organizational Changes

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Davey Hamilton Named Executive Director of USAC Racing   Speedway, IN March 9, 2015   The United States Auto Club (USAC) announced today the appointment of Davey Hamilton in the newly created role as Executive Director of USAC Racing. The role will report to USAC President and CEO Kevin Miller and is effective immediately. USAC's business structure will now encompass three main business segments for reporting  and management purposes; USAC Racing, USAC Sanctioning, and USAC Properties & Promotions. "Our business has experienced tremendous growth over the past seven years as we have diversified our motorsports portfolio to include off-road, rally…

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270cc Micros & All Star Slingshots In June 27 Spotlight At Lanco’s Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway

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Newmanstown, PA - While all five weekly divisions will be present, the June 27 spotlight will shine squarely on the visiting All Star Slingshots and the 270cc Micro-Sprints at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway. Kim Glass of Kim's Kreations, Myerstown PA, is making certain of that fact.   The Newmanstown, PA oval will play host to the third annual Slide at the Clyde, a National Tour event for the All Star Slingshots. The final program in the month of June will also find a special race on tap for the class that has been one of the headliners at the Clyde…

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Western HPDs Eye March 21 Date at LVMs Bullring; Breindinger Sisters 1-2 at Blythe

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The Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway Bullring hosts a March 21 USAC HPD Western Midget race and it might again be "ladies night" after the 1-2 "sweep" posted by the Breidinger sisters in last Saturday's 30-lap feature at Blythe, Calif.   Toni and Annie Breidinger of Hillsborough, Calif. recorded only the fourth 1-2 female finish in USAC history, with Toni leading all 30 laps at Lucas Oil I-10 Speedway. They were trailed by series point leader Dylan Nobile, Jesse Love and Joel Rayborne. Annie Breidinger was also the night's fastest qualifier.   Nobile emerged from the race as the new…

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West Coast Sprints at Tulare for 2 Nights; Sussex Nabs “Sin City Showdown” at Las Vegas

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Two nights of USAC West Coast Sprint racing unfold this weekend at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif. The event follows last Thursday night's series opener at Las Vegas, Nev. won by Arizona's Stevie Sussex.   Sussex, of Tempe, Ariz., emerged as the early leader in the West Coast and Southwest Sprint Car standings after capturing the 30-lap feature at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Dirt Track. He trailed Hunter Schuerenberg for the first 21 laps, then outduelled Schuerenberg and Ryan Bernal for the lead on lap 22 and led the final nine laps for the victory in the Mike Burkhart…

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Tucson 8th “Copper on Dirt” Next for CRA; Richard Vander Weerd Takes “Sokola Shootout” At Perris

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The eighth "Copper on Dirt" at USA Raceway in Tucson, Ariz. is next up for the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars on March 20-21. Visalia, Calif.'s Richard Vander Weerd takes a six-point lead over five-time series champion Mike Spencer into the two-night event after winning Saturday night's 30-lapper at Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway.   Vander Weerd wheeled his Vander Weerd Construction/Battery Worx Maxim/Shark past 2014 USAC West Coast Sprint champ Matt Mitchell on lap eight and led the final 23 laps to capture the "Sokola Shootout" 2015 USAC/CRA opener. Austin Williams was second ahead of Woodland Auto Display fast qualifier Spencer,…

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Perris AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Results

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AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: March 7, 2015 - Perris, California - Perris Auto Speedway - "Sokola   QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Mike Spencer, 50, Chaffin-16.393; 2. Richard Vander Weerd, 10 Vander Weerd-16.486; 3. Ronnie Gardner, 93, Gardner-16.502; 4. Hunter Schuerenberg, 73, Ford-16.582; 5. Austin Williams, 2, Jory-16.595; 6. Matt Mitchell, 37, Mitchell-16.634; 7. Jake Swanson, 92, Sertich-16.679; 8. Brody Roa, 91R, BR-16.679; 9. Damion Gardner, 4, Alexander-16.713; 10. Rickie Gaunt, 9, McDonald-16.779; 11. Geoff Ensign, 3F, Finkenbinder-16.866; 12. David Bezio, 37X, Bezio-16.879; 13. R.J. Johnson, 51, Martin-16.995; 14. Cody Williams, 44, Jory-17.020; 15. Parker Colston, 64, Colston-17.198; 16. Logan Williams,…

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Blythe USAC HPD Western Midget Results

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USAC HPD WESTERN MIDGET RACE RESULTS: March 7, 2015 - Blythe, California - Lucas Oil I-10 Speedway QUALIFYING: 1. Annie Briedinger, 75, Briedinger-14.105; 2. Dylan Nobile, 40, Gerhardt-14.191; 3. Cody Jessop, 00, Jessop-14.274; 4. Toni Briedinger, 80, Briedinger-14.331; 5. Ashley Hazelton, 32, Hazelton-14.965; 6. Jesse Love, 38, Love-15.107; 7. Joel Raybourne, 2u, RamBull-NT. DASH: (4 laps) 1. Jessop, 2. A.Briedinger, 3. T.Briedinger, 4. Nobile. NT FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Nobile, 2. A.Briedinger, 3. Jessop, 4. T.Briedinger, 5. Hazelton, 6. Love, 7. Rayborne. NT FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Toni Briedinger, 2. Annie Briedinger, 3. Dylan Nobile, 4. Jesse Love, 5.…

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Brian Brown Beats Outlaws at USA Raceway to Score Second Ever Series Win

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TUCSON, Ariz. - March 7, 2015 - It took Brian Brown more than 10 years to score his first ever World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series win. Win number two took just three more Outlaws starts and a few months. Brown dominated Saturday night's NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports at USA Raceway to score his second ever series win, the sixth different winner in six races so far this season. "To win two of the last four Outlaw races we've been at - it took us forever to win the first one and it's awesome here to win…

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USAC WEST COAST/SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS

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March 5, 2015 - Las Vegas, Nevada - Las Vegas Motor Speedway Dirt Track - 4th FVP "Sin City Showdown"/Grudge Series   FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Hunter Schuerenberg (#73X Ford), 2. Danny Faria Jr. (#17V Bowman), 3. Richard Vander Weerd (#10 Vander Weerd), 4. Josh Pelkey (#12 Allen), 5. Colby Copeland (#74 Williams), 6. Dennis Gile (#13 Gile), 7. Shannon McQueen (#87 Van Meter), 8. Tye Mihocko (#5 Mihocko). NT   SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. R.J. Johnson (#77M Michaels), 2. Stevie Sussex (#21AZ Burkhart), 3. Matt Mitchell (#37 Mitchell), 4. Brody Roa (#48 Leonard), 5. Trey Marcham (#73…

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Shane Stewart Leads Larson Marks to First Win of 2015 at FVP Outlaw Showdown

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  Photo Courtesy of Chris Dolack LAS VEGAS, Nev. - March 4, 2015 - Shane Stewart became the fourth different driver in four World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series races to park his car in victory lane following his win at Wednesday night's FVP Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Stewart battled Brian Brown throughout the feature. As the laps wound down and the two cars worked through several cautions and lapped traffic, Brown gave Stewart and his Go-Pro/Eneos team a run for its money. "It's so hard to dictate your speeds sometimes when you…

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Does Mandatory Drug Testing Have A Place In Our Sport?

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By: Pete MacDonald This seems to again all the sudden be one of the major topics of discussion in the Sprint Car world. We are all aware of what happened last summer in the unfortunate INCIDENT between Kevin Ward Jr. and Tony Stewart, in which Ward was under the influence of Marijuana when the incident occurred, enough to impair him at least. Which made me think to myself what is it going to take to get mandatory drug testing to take place on the short track level? Take a second and think about it, you're running side by side with…

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Plymouth Joins Fremont for BIG Memorial Day Weekend All Star Event

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FREMONT, Ohio – The Memorial Day weekend has always been huge in racing. A new tradition will add to that fun in 2015 as Fremont Speedway in Ohio and Plymouth Speedway in Indiana team up for three nights of Tony Stewart’s New University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars.   For the first time in the history of Plymouth Speedway, winged 410 sprint cars will invade the three-eighths mile banked dirt oval that’s called “the Playground of Power.” TheFriday, May 22 event will be dubbed the Earl Gaerte Classic, in honor of the late hall-of-fame engine…

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2015 All Star Circuit of Champions Schedule Released

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INDIANAPOLIS (March 4, 2015) - The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series, recently purchased by three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart, today announced its 2015 tour dates. The schedule will consist of 54 total events spanning six states, including 29 events in Ohio and 14 in Pennsylvania.   While the schedule began in February with five non-points events in Florida between Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala and Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, races counting toward the season-ending championship get underway in late March.   The kickoff race for the 2015 All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint…

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WESTERN HPDs AT BLYTHE SATURDAY; NOBILE OPENS 2015 WITH 30-LAP VICORY AT LAKE HAVASU

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The USAC Western HPD Midgets, fresh off their series-opening race at Lake Havasu City, Ariz. last Saturday, travel to Lucas Oil I-10 Speedway for round two this Saturday in Blythe, Calif.   Dylan Nobile of Clovis, Calif. captured Saturday's 30-lap season-opener at Havasu 95 Speedway, leading the final seven laps after passing Michael Fanelli on lap 24.   Bryant Dawson of Phoenix, Ariz., winner of the 2014 outing at Blythe, took second Saturday ahead of Fanelli, Cody Jessop and Annie Breidinger.   Nobile leads Dawson by just four points in the new Western HPD standings entering Saturday'srace.   2015 USAC…

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SPRINTS RESUME APRIL 4 AT LAWRENCEBURG; STOCKON TAKES “WINTER DIRT GAMES VI” TITLE; THOMAS, BALLOU & RAIN PREVAIL AT EAST BAY

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The AMSOIL USAC Sprint Car National Championship resumes April 4 at Lawrenceburg (Ind.) Speedway following cancellation of last Saturday night's race at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Fla. due to rain. Chase Stockon of Elizabethtown, Ind., with a pair of seconds, a pair of fifths and a ninth, emerged as the series point leader and "Winter Dirt Games VI" champion after the five races held in Florida the past two weeks. He leads Kevin Thomas Jr. and Robert Ballou by 14 and 18 points respectively entering the race at Lawrenceburg Thomas, of Cullman, Ala., led all 30 laps to…

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“SOKOLA SHOOTOUT” USAC/CRA DEBUT AT PERRIS SATURDAY

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Damion Gardner of Concord, Calif. opens defense of his AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car title this Saturday in the "Sokola Shootout" at the Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway. Gardner leads the all-time USAC/CRA winners' list with 57 career victories and will aim for a third consecutive championship this year. Saturday's events also include the PAS Senior Sprints and Young Gun Sprints with racing expected to begin at 7 pm. The "Sokola Shootout" has been a popular event on the West Coast since March 17, 2001 when "The Cowboy" Tony Jones won the inaugural race at Manzanita Speedway. Originally called the "Sokola Classic"…

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4TH “SIN CITY SHOWDOWN” SPRINT AT LVMS THURSDAY

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This Thursday night's 4th "Sin City Showdown" figures to be just that as USAC's West Coast and Southwest Sprint Car veterans convene at the Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway Dirt Track for the opening point-paying rounds of each 2015 series and the first "Grudge Series" event. The World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and IMCA Modifieds share Thursday's bill. Matt Mitchell of Yorba Linda, Calif. (West Coast) and R.J. Johnson of Phoenix, Ariz. (Southwest) are the defending series champions entering the Las Vegas event. Last year's Las Vegas race produced a surprise winner - Austin Liggett, while pre-race favorites Bud Kaeding…

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At A Glance: Jason Johnson Heads West with the Outlaws

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CONCORD, N.C. - March 1, 2015 - The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to action next week as it begins the first West Coast swing of the season. The series take on the FVP Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 4 and 5, and the NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports at Tucson's USA Raceway on March 7. Among the three new drivers who have joined the series full-time this season is Eunice, La.-native Jason Johnson. Johnson comes to the series after scoring his fifth American Sprint Car Series (ASCS)…

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EAST BAY “SWEEP” NEXT TARGET FOR AMSOIL SPRINT STARS; BALLOU, BACON, DARLAND (#23) POST OCALA VICTORIES

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Rounds four, five and six of the 2015 AMSOIL USAC Sprint Car National Championship unfold this week at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Fla. with races Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the 1/3-mile dirt oval.   The final three events in the "Winter Dirt Games VI" mark USAC's first appearance at East Bay since Damion Gardner's two-race "sweep" in 2010. A "sweep" of this year's three races will be worth a $5,000 "Triple Crown Challenge" bonus posted by the East Bay race organizers. A driver who can win two of the three would earn a $500 bonus.   Early…

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DARLAND STRETCHES USAC NATIONAL WIN STREAK TO 23 YEARS WITH OCALA WIN

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(Ocala, Florida)...Dave Darland added to the most impressive streak in USAChistory on Sunday night at Bubba Raceway Park, as he added another AMSOILNational Sprint Car win to his list to make it 23 consecutive seasons with at least one win in a USAC National series.  The Lincoln, Indiana veteran scored the victory on the third of three consecutive nights at the 3/8-mile "D"-shaped dirt track in Ocala, Fla. as part of "Winter Dirt Games VI" which resumes this week on Feb. 26-27-28 at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Fla.   Darland's all-time record 54th National Sprint Car win came in…

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AMSOIL USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: February 21, 2015 – Ocala, Florida – Bubba Raceway Park – “Winter Dirt Games VI”

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  QUALIFYING: 1. Chase Stockon, 32, 32/TBI-14.475; 2. Robert Ballou, 12, Ballou-14.593; 3. Carson Short, 21, Short-14.637; 4. Zach Daum, 5D, Daum-14.698; 5. Shane Cockrum, 66, Wade-14.706; 6. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 17RW, Dutcher-14.768; 7. Brady Bacon, 69, Dynamics-14.882; 8. Bryan Clauson, 41, SST-14.882; 9. Chris Windom, 2, Lein-14.911; 10. Kyle Cummins, 14.927; 11. Aaron Farney, 14.936; 12. Dave Darland, 71P, Phillips-14.938; 13. Justin Grant, 40, Hery-14.984; 14. Chad Boespflug, 5, Baldwin-15.106; 15. C.J. Leary, 30, Leary-15.118; 16. Casey Shuman, 2x, Barnhill/Dodd-15.136; 17. Tracy Hines, 4, Hines-15.160; 18. Brady Short, 11P, Pottorff-15.185; 19. Chris Gurley, 11, Walker-15.296; 20. Kyle Robbins, 17R,…

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February 20, 2015 – Ocala, Florida – Bubba Raceway Park – “Winter Dirt Games VI”

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AMSOIL USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: February 20, 2015 - Ocala, Florida - Bubba Raceway Park - "Winter Dirt Games VI"   QUALIFYING: 1. Brady Bacon, 69, Dynamics-14.454; 2. Bryan Clauson, 41, SST-14.620; 3. Shane Cockrum, 66, Wade-14.788; 4. Dave Darland, 71P, Phillips-14.835; 5. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 17RW, Dutcher-14.865; 6. Chase Stockon, 32, 32/TBI-14.917; 7. Jon Stanbrough, 81, JSR-14.923; 8. Justin Grant, 40, Hery-14.974; 9. Robert Ballou, 12, Ballou-15.069; 10. C.J. Leary, 30, Leary-15.108; 11. Kyle Cummins, 21x, Pollock-15.122; 12. Kyle Robbins, 17R, Robbins-15.191; 13. Chris Windom, 2, Lein-15.203; 14. Tracy Hines, 4, Hines-15.204; 15. Carson Short, 21, Short-15.308;…

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2015 DIRTcar Nationals Notebook Day One

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By: Brooklyn Kennedy -It was nice to see Kasey Kahne in the pits at Volusia Speedway. The hands on presence of the team owner certainly played into the success of Brad Sweet and Daryn Pittman during the weekend. -Daryn Pittman looks to be the early championship favorite picking up a win and the overall Nationals championship, although it will be a dogfight between him and Donny Schatz to the end with Brad Sweet playing the dark horse. -I think this will be the first of many feature wins during the season for Brad Sweet. His rebound to take the lead…

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Ocala Sprint Timetable Moved Back One Day

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  "Winter Dirt Games VI" is moving back one day as a result of the cold temperatures and rain moving into Florida today and tomorrow. This week's AMSOIL USAC Sprint Car National Championship schedule at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida now opens with an open practice Thursday night, followed by racing Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Times remain the same for Friday and Saturday, while warmups on Sunday night will begin at 6 pm.   Defending AMSOIL USAC Sprint Car National Champion Brady Bacon leads the series into the 2015 openers, which will be followed the next week by races…

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Pittman Holds of Schatz for UNOH All Star Win at Volusia

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  Photos Courtesy of Michael Fry BARBERVILLE, FL. (Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015) – Daryn Pittman recently gave one of his prized gator trophies to a friend whose battling an illness. His daughter demanded he get another and he did just that at Volusia Speedway Park Thursday. Pittman held off a charging Donnie Schatz the final four laps following a caution to score his nine career University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions victory. Pittman’s victory was by .078 seconds. Schatz, who started 15th, had the crowd on their feet the final handful of laps as he continuously challenged…

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New Driver/Team Combo Sets Sights on Winter Dirt Games VI

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The so-called "silly season" of racing has concluded as a wholesale of driver changes dot the landscape in the AMSOIL/USAC Sprint Car National Sprint Car Championship series for "Winter Dirt Games VI" at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla. and East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Fla. Among the expected entries that can be found in new rides for the series' opening events in 2014 include 2011 "Indiana Sprint Week" champion Chris Windom of Canton, Ill. who moves to the no. 2 owned by longtime midget campaigner Hans Lein and crewed by Greg Nelson. Windom's former ride, the Jeff Walker…

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OHSWEKEN SPEEDWAY PR: BEST WISHES TO GLEN HIL

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(February 11, 2015) - The management of Ohsweken Speedway would like to express their gratitude and well wishes to Glen Hils, who is stepping away from his position at the track after many years of service. As the Head Technical Director, Glen played an integral role in the growth and prosperity of the speedway. Car counts in all of Ohsweken’s racing divisions grew steadily as Glen helped to enforce technical specifications and safety requirements. Ohsweken Speedway is now accepting applications to fill the position of Head Technical Director - Serious applications only, please. Please contact Lorraine Pedersen, Office Administrator, by…

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Hodnett Powers to UNOH All Star Win at Volusia

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Photo Courtesy Of www.allstarsprint.com/ BARBERVILLE, FL. (Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015) – Greg Hodnett has served noticed. His Mike Heffner team will be a force to be reckoned with in 2015. The Thomasville, Pennsylvania driver was able to maneuver through traffic and led all 30 laps at Volusia Speedway Park to claim the University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions victory. Hodnett’s victory stops a three race win streak for Kerry Madsen. It was the 81st appearance of Tony Stewart’s New All Star Circuit of Champions at Volusia Speedway Park for the DIRTcar Nationals. For Hodnett it was his 19th…

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Dakota State Fair Speedway to Host Inaugural World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Event in 2015

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HURON, S.D. — November 12, 2014 — Dakota State Fair Speedway in South Dakota, is set to host the best sprint car drivers in the world on Saturday, June 20, 2015, as the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series will make their first-ever visit to the semi-banked three-eighths-mile. Dakota State Fair Speedway is located on the grounds of the South Dakota State Fairgrounds in Huron, South Dakota. “I’ve always wanted to have a World of Outlaws event, but their schedule never quite worked out when we had an opening in our schedule, but it will for 2015,” said Orville…

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National Open Expanded to Three Days with Track Champ Crowned

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Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway has announced its 2015 schedule of events with Opening Day races set for Friday, March 27 at 7:30 pm, featuring the 410 sprint cars and the exciting super late models. The season will be book ended with visits by the super late models as the once-regular Williams Grove division takes part in the opener and than again in the season finale in October. The 2015 Williams Grove Speedway Lawrence Chevrolet 410 Sprint Car Champion will be crowned via the annual National Open next season as the conclusion of the newly expanded three-day National Open on…

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Williams Grove Speedway Finalizes Their 2015 Saturday Night Series Schedule

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As winter’s winds roll across the idle Williams Grove Speedway surface, track owner Kathy Hughes is busy planning the 2015 schedule. Hughes, along with speedway manager Justin Loh, finalized their plans for the popular Saturday Night Series.  The series is celebrating its 10th anniversary at the famed half-mile oval.  The show, featuring the Super Sportsman, 358 Late Models and Street Stocks will return for a 16-race season. Racing will begin on May 2.  A major change will be the starting time.  Races will begin at 7 PM for all 2015 shows.  The change will provide competitors with more moisture in…

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Dave Blaney Leads Practice on Night One of DIRTcar Nationals

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BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 10, 2015 - Dave Blaney kicked off sprint week at Volusia Speedway Park on Tuesday night as he took the top spot in DIRTcar Nationals sprint car open practice. Blaney, the 1995 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion, set the fast time in his Heinke Baldwin Racing car during the second hot laps session with a lap of 12.724 at more than 141 mph. Taking the top spot is a confidence booster for the week, Blaney said. "It's always good to come out here and have some speed," he said. "We didn't start out very…

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Big Money, Big Shows on Tap at Attica Raceway Park in 2015

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ATTICA, Ohio – The 2015 racing season at Attica Raceway Park is shaping up to be the biggest in the track’s 27 year history with BIGGER shows and BIGGER payouts; enough to lure the top dirt track drivers in the United States.   “This is the 10th year that I’ve been Attica Raceway Park’s promoter. I wanted to celebrate and thank all the race teams and wonderful fans who have supported this track and me for so long. This schedule does ALL of that,” said John Bores, ARP Promoter.   “Ohio’s Finest Racing” speedplant will payout over $675,000 in prize…

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SSP’s Night of Honor Features Fourteen Track Champion on Friday Night

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Newberrytown, PA (February 7, 2015) – The Night of Honor and Awards Banquet for the Susquehanna Speedway Park’s 2014 season on Friday night, February 6 was filled with an atmosphere of fun, music, enthusiasm and anticipation for the 2015 season.  This was the largest crowd to attend the speedway’s season ending banquet.  Fourteen track champions were crowned and added to the prestigious SSP Hall of Champions list that includes racing great such as Bobby Abel, Johnny Mackison Sr., Gene Goodling, Ray Tilley and Mitch Smith to name a few.   The Awards Gala was held at the historic Valencia Ballroom…

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Darland Sets Sights on #23 OCALA Feb. 19-21; Hines Continues to Challenge All-Time Record

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Dave Darland of Lincoln, Ind., whose USAC resume sets him apart from nearly every driver who ever sat in a race car, continues his quest to extend a remarkable USAC record when the 2015 USAC National season opens Feb. 19-20-21 at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla.   "Winter Games VI" unfolds at Ocala and concludes Feb. 26-27-28 at East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Fla. and the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car races offer Darland the opportunity to extend a record which is simply amazing.   Darland earned his initial USAC National feature victory in 1993 at the "Tony…

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OHSWEKEN SPEEDWAY PR: HOOSIER TIRE PARTNERSHIP CONTINUES, EXPANDS IN 2015

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by Tommy Goudge (February 9, 2015) - Ohsweken Speedway officials are pleased to announce that their partnership with Hoosier Tire Canada will both continue and expand this season. The partnership will see season championship points funds bolstered, and Hoosier tires mandated for all four corners of each car competing in both the Corr/Pak Merchandising 360 Sprint Car and Strickland's GMC Crate Sprint Car divisions. The 360 division has a three year commitment, while the Crate division has a one year commitment. From humble beginnings in 1957, Hoosier Racing Tire Corporation has grown into the largest race tire manufacturer in the…

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MADSEN MAKES IT A CLEAN SWEEP OF ALL STARS AT BUBBA RACEWAY PARK

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      OCALA, FL. (Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015) - Kerry Madsen made it look easy the first two nights of the University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions visit to Bubba Raceway Park as he roared to the victories. However, the third night proved not to be so easy, but the outcome was the same. The Madman would lead 29 of the 30 laps and record his third straight victory.   Madsen's three wins moves him atop the win total for All Star races at Bubba with 4 career victories...all in a row as he won the…

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