Sprint Cars & Midgets

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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Madsen Makes it Two UNOH All Star Wins in a Row at Bubba Raceway Park

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  Photo Courtesy of Bubberacewaypark.com OCALA, FL. (Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015) – Kerry Madsen seems to have found something at Bubba Raceway Park that the competition hasn’t discovered as yet. The Sydney, Australia native led all 30 laps Saturday to score his second straight University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions feature win in as many nights. “The Mad Man” survived heavy lapped traffic and a couple of restarts to score his fifth career All Star victory – 3 of which have now come at Bubba Raceway Park. “When you have Dale Blaney behind you there’s no letting…

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Reserve Your Seat at Grandview Speedway on March 7th; Sponsorship and Ad Opportunities Remain Available for 2015 Season

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  BECHTELSVILLE, PA February 7, 2015 . . . The groundhog may have seen his shadow and that means six more weeks of winter but it also means spring is not far off and with it comes the auto racing season.                 Fans who have purchased season tickets for the 2015 Saturday night season at Grandview are now invited to come out to the track on Saturday, March 7th at 1 p.m. to pick their reserved seat which is part of their season ticket package.                 The Saturday night season ticket, in addition to the guaranteed reserved seat, covers every…

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Madsen Scores Last Lap Pass for Win to Open New Era for UNOH All Stars

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OCALA, FL. (Friday, Feb. 6, 2015) – Australian Kerry Madsen opened the new era for the University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions with an exciting last lap pass of Aaron Reutzel to score the season opening victory at Bubba Raceway Park Friday night. “The Mad Man” actually recorded the fastest lap of the entire race on that last lap. But it was a caution flag with three laps to go that gave him the opportunity as Reutzel’s motor began to sour. Madsen now has four career All Star wins. “On that last lap I saw him (Reutzel)…

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World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Ready to Wave Green Flag on 2015 Season at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals

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CONCORD, N.C. - Feb. 5, 2015 - The brief respite from winter provided by a trip to Florida in February signals the start of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season and the annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. Less than a week remains before the beginning of sprint car week at the DIRTcar Nationals, Feb. 11 to 15, featuring the World of Outlaws and the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions. It was just three and a half months ago the series' season drew to a close bringing to an end a historic year that saw Donny…

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Minor Changes For New Egypt Speedway’s NERS Sprint Division In 2015; Definitive Tire Rule and Introduction of Handicapping System

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New Egypt, NJ--         With the 2015 season only a couple short months away, New Egypt Speedway is buttoning up the rules packages for all of their weekly divisions. The first set of minor changes comes for the NERS Sprint division, with a definitive tire rule and the introduction of a handicapping system. For the 2015 season, the NERS Sprint tire rule will mirror that of the other Racesaver divisions. A 45 or harder compound will now be required for the right rear tire. All other compounds will remain the same as the 2014 rules package. Drivers will also be able…

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Special Event Ticket Renewals Begin February 23

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by Tommy Goudge (February 6, 2015) - Ticket renewals for Ohsweken Speedway's 2015 Special Events are set to begin on Monday, February 23. Those who purchased their tickets online last year and already have an account with TicketForce will be able to renew their tickets at http://ohswekenspeedway.ticketforce.com beginning at 9:00am on Monday, February 23. Renewals can also be done by phone between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday at 519 717-0023 beginning on Monday, February 23. Please leave a detailed message if your call goes to the answering machine, and your call will be returned as soon as…

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Saturated Surface Postpones All Star Opener at Bubba Raceway Park

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OCALA, Fla. (February 5, 2015) - Heavy overnight rains that lingered late into the morning have forced All Star Circuit of Champions and Bubba Raceway Park officials to postpone tonight's scheduled season opener for the 2015 UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series. "There was simply no way we could put together a quality race surface for the teams and an entertaining show for the fans tonight," said promoter Bubba Clem. "Everyone has worked so hard to get here the past couple of weeks, the last thing we wanted to do is have them tear up their equipment,…

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Lots of Loot Up for Grabs for 2015 FAST Competitors

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Fremont, OH - The Fremont/Attica Sprint Title (F.A.S.T.) Championship Series will continue competition in 2015 with a full slate of scheduled events between Attica Raceway Park, Fremont Speedway, and for the first time in series history, Waynesfield Raceway Park. The Kistler Racing Products Fremont/Attica Sprint Title ‘410’ Championship Series presented by KS Sales & Service will host 18 sanctioned events in 2015; beginning with opening night on Friday, April 17th at Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio. The JLH General Contractors Fremont/Attica Sprint Title ‘305’ Championship Series presented by Engine Pro will host 11 sanctioned events in 2015; sharing their…

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A New Energy, a New Attitude – UNOH All Stars Set to Kick Off 2015 Season

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INDIANAPOLIS, IND. – An exciting new era for the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champion Sprint Car Series – the nation’s original traveling sprint car series – will kick off with five races over eight days in sunny FLORIDA beginning Thursday, Feb. 5 at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla. The new All Stars will embark under the leadership of series owner Tony Stewart, who has energized “America’s Series” - its fans, race teams and tracks. Stewart, the three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion and former IndyCar and USAC triple-crown champion, will be very visible during the UNOH All Star events…

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Ohsweken Speedway Official Rulebooks Now Available

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by Tommy Goudge (January 31, 2015) - Official 2015 rulebooks for all 5 of Ohsweken Speedway's weekly racing divisions are now available on the track's website at www.OhswekenSpeedway.com Some changes have been made in all of the rulebooks, including (but not limited to) the following: - New rules regarding ASCS cylinder heads for the 360 Sprint Car division. - New rules regarding tires in both the 360 Sprint Car and Crate Sprint Car divisions. - The same rulebook will be used for Thunder Stocks at Ohsweken, Hoosier Stocks at Merrittville, and Street Stocks at Humberstone. - Transponders will be utilized…

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Rain Forces USA Raceway Cancellations

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DARLAND CAPTURES "WINTER CHALLENGE" TITLE by Dick Jordan Dave Darland is the 2015 "Winter Challenge" Champion following the cancellations of Friday and Saturday's races at USA Raceway in Tucson, Ariz. because of rain. Darland coupled a pair of second-place finishes and a third in last week's trio of USAC West Coast/Southwest Sprint Car "special events" at Peoria, Ariz. to gain a 10-point margin over series runner Brady Bacon, winner of the January 23 opener. R.J. Johnson, the defending USAC Southwest Sprint Champ, finished third in the final points, followed by Charles Davis Jr. and Ryan Bernal. Bernal won last Saturday…

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Two Time A.C. Winner to Race New Car this Weekend in A.C. Indoor Race Events

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TWO TIME GAMBLERS CLASSIC WINNER ANTHONY SESELY TO RACE NEW CAR AT ATLANTIC CITY “NAPA KNOW HOW” RACE WEEKEND JANUARY 30-31 ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 29, 2015 . . . The last three times Three Quarter (TQ) Midgets have raced inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall, nearly 100 drivers and teams tried their best for the checkered flag. Yet one man, Anthony Sesely of Hazlet, N.J., defied the odds to win all three TQ Midget features, including the last two Gamblers Classics. Sesely’s challengers will renew their battle on January 30-31. But Sesely will be no slouch: has a secret weapon, a new…

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“Rookie” Stars to Appear at Western Banquet February 7

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 28, 2015 Contact: DICK JORDAN WILLIAMS, SCHMID, CARTER, LONG, BLONDEL, RAYBORNE "ROOKIE" STARS AT WESTERN BANQUET FEBRUARY 7 Drivers Logan Williams, Trevor Schmid, Trent Carter, Garrett Long, Jarid Blondel and Joel Rayborne are slated for year-end recognition as 2014 "Rookies of the Year" when the USAC Western States Banquet unfolds February 7 at the Woodland Auto Display in Paso Robles, Calif. They are among numerous drivers, car owners and special award recipients to be celebrated at the function, which begins with a meet and greet from 4:30-6:30 pm at the facility located at the Estrella Warbirds…

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Tony Stewart to Acquire All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series

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TONY STEWART TO ACQUIRE ALL STAR CIRCUIT OF CHAMPIONS SPRINT CAR SERIES January 28, 2015 by EldoraPR Purchase Secures Future of Nation’s Oldest Winged Sprint Car Tour Tony Stewart will be the new owner of the All Star Circuit of Champions in 2015. INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 28, 2015) – Motorsports entrepreneur Tony Stewart has agreed to terms with Guy Webb, owner of the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series, to become the sole owner of the original winged sprint car tour. The All-Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series is one of the oldest traveling sprint car organizations and…

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Indoor Auto Racing Set To Go This Weekend in A.C. – Snow is Gone!

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“NAPA KNOW HOW” INDOOR AUTO RACING WEEKEND ON SCHEDULE; EARLY WEEK WINTER STORM GIVES ATLANTIC CITY JUST AN INCH OF SNOW…..AND IT IS GONE!! ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 28, 2015 . . . Despite some region wide weather irritations caused by Winter Storm Juno, all systems are go and on schedule for more than 200 race teams and thousands of fans heading to this year's NAPA KNOW HOW Racing Weekend inside the cavernous Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall. The building’s massive storage room that serves as the race’s pit area is expected to be filled to capacity by Thursday afternoon as Three Quarter (TQ)…

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2015 Central PA Dirt Trackin’ Show Results; 2016 Show to be Held Jan. 29 & 30

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Newberrytown, PA (January 25, 2015) – The 32nd edition of the Central PA Dirt Trackin’ Show presented by Jack Giamblavo Family of Dealerships came to a close on Saturday, January 25 in the Memorial Hall at the York (PA) Fairgrounds. The 33rd edition will be held on Friday and Saturday, January 29 and 30, 2016. This show will not conflict with the annual AARN Motorsports show in Oaks, PA as it did this year. A late-Friday, early Saturday morning snow storm did not prevent The Central PA Dirt Trackin’ Show has been a long standing event in the Susquehanna Valley…

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World of Outlaws, King of the West Partner to Co-Sanction Weekend Events at Thunderbowl Raceway, Calistoga Speedway

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Contact: Aaron Fiedler World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series PR 704-795-7223 | afiedler@dirtcar.com World of Outlaws, King of the West Partner to Co-Sanction Weekend Events at Thunderbowl Raceway, Calistoga Speedway Top racers from the Golden State will battle 'The Greatest Show on Dirt' at historic venues this spring in California CONCORD, N.C. - Jan. 27, 2015 - For the first time in their history, the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and the King of the West Series will co-sanction two weekend events this spring. Together the two series will sanction the races on Friday and Saturday, March 13-14, at…

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World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Invading Indiana’s Plymouth Speedway on Oct. 17 for First Time in History

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Contact: Aaron Fiedler World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series PR 704-795-7223 | afiedler@dirtcar.com World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Invading Indiana's Plymouth Speedway on Oct. 17 for First Time in History Series sets 2015 schedule by shifting Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway to June 3, canceling March 27 event at Merced (Calif.) Speedway CONCORD, N.C. - Jan. 26, 2015 - The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series will make its inaugural appearance at historic Plymouth (Ind.) Speedway this season. The addition of Plymouth, and two other schedule adjustments, sets the tour for 2015. The Outlaws will invade Plymouth on Saturday, Oct. 17, with…

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Sunday Peoria USAC West Coast/Southwest Sprint Results

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USAC SOUTHWEST/WEST COAST "Special Event" SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: January 25, 2015 - Peoria, AZ - Canyon Speedway Park - "2015 E & K Winter Challenge" FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Dave Darland (#16B Martin), 2. Dustin Cormany (#20 Deskins), 3. Ryan Bernal (#56 Phulps), 4. Matt Lundy (#98 Lundy), 5. David Dykes (#55NM Dykes), 6. Mark Morin (#28 Morin). NT SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Dalten Gabbard (#77 Gabbard), 2. R.J. Johnson (#51 Martin), 3. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 4. Brady Bacon (#73 Ford), 5. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 6. Rick Ziehl (#74 Williams). NT FEATURE: (30 laps)…

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Saturday Peoria USAC West Coast/Southwest Sprint Results

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USAC SOUTHWEST/WEST COAST "Special Event" SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: January 24, 2015 - Peoria, AZ - Canyon Speedway Park - "2015 E & K Winter Challenge" FIRST HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Brady Bacon (#73 Ford), 2. Charles Davis Jr. (#50 Massey), 3. Dalten Gabbard (#77 Gabbard), 4. Stevie Sussex (#21AZ Burkhart), 5. Jonas Reynolds (#4 Reynolds), 6. David Dykes (#55NM Dykes), 7. Matt Lundy (#98 Lundy). NT SECOND HEAT: (8 laps) 1. Mike Martin (#16 Martin), 2. Dave Darland (#16B Martin), 3. Rick Ziehl (#74 Williams), 4. R.J. Johnson (#51 Martin), 5. Dennis Gile (#13 Gile), 6. Ryan Bernal (#56…

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Wingless 600 Sprints Have New Partner At Kutztown’s Action Track USA

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Kutztown, PA - There's no denying the immense popularity enjoyed by the Wingless 600cc Sprints at the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA on the Kutztown, PA Fairgrounds. The clay tossing, steer 'em with the right-rear, ultra-competitive wingless wonders produce a weekly buzz among those who pack the grandstand each Wednesday during the summer. When the 2015 racing season kicks off in May, just to spice things up even more, the non-wing 600cc ground pounders will have a new marketing partner. Tim Engler of Engler Machine & Tool, will provide additional sponsorship for the class. "It'll now be known as the Pioneer…

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Moving In Time: Parts Supplies, Track Displays Being Set Up at Motorsports 2015

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OAKS, PA - January 22, 2015 - The aisleways are humming, the loading docks are crammed, and the pace is frenetic from wall to wall inside the giant Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, Pa., as more than 250 racing vehicles, from drag racing cars to dirt track machines, hundreds of hard parts manufacturers, from engine builders to dzus button purveyors, and dozens of race track promoters and racing series entrepreneurs find their ways to their portion of the 250,000 square feet of show space at the 30th Anniversary Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2015 Presented by Sunoco Race Fuels Distributed…

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New Show Director Has Big Plans For 30th Annual Reading Race Reunion & Car Show

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Reading, PA - The 30th Annual Berks-Schuylkill Oil Heat Alliance Association Reading Racing Reunion & Car Show, presented by Weichert Realtors Neighborhood One Action Track USA, will have a new face at the helm when the 2015 edition begins on February 22nd at the Fairgrounds Square Mall. Brad Reinert, Marketing Director for the JeffreyHogueRealtor.com Action Track USA on the Kutztown Fairgrounds, takes over for Brett Deyo as the show's director/coordinator. Reinert, who grew up in the shadows of the Reading Fairgrounds half-mile clay oval - where the mall now sits and hosts the annual exhibit of local racing machines and…

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Western Banquet February 7 at Raso Robles

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by: Dick Jordan Champions of USAC's 2014 Western racing series will be celebrated February 7 at the annual Western "Night of Champions" at the Woodland Auto Display in Paso Robles, Calif. Housing a spectacular display of vintage motorsports vehicles and exhibits, the museum is housed at the Estrella Warbirds Museum located at the east end of Paso Robles. Long-time motorsports enthusiast and supporter Ed Justice Jr. of Justice Brothers will be the guest speaker at the function, which begins with a meet and greet from 4:30-6:30 pm. The dinner and awards ceremony follow, honoring drivers and car owners and special…

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World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Unveils New Logo and Confirms Point Funds for 2015 as Partnership with STP Concludes

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CONCORD, N.C. - Jan. 20, 2015 - The World of Outlaws unveiled a new look today for the start of 2015 season as STP departs as Title Sponsor of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. The new look is reminiscent of the logo last used by the series during the 2007 season with what was then a bright red replaced with a darker cardinal red. New transporter wraps, websites, advertising and souvenir merchandise are all in the works featuring the cardinal, along with a heavy dose of black and white with a dirt inspired tan as an accent color.…

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“Gold Crown” Midgets Now Labor Day Weekend! Sprints Add October Date at Kentucky Lake

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By Dick Jordan One new date and a rescheduled date for 2015 capture the headlines as USAC's 2015 racing schedules continue to sport new looks. Race organizers Kevin and Tammy Gundaker are excited about the 2015 "Gold Crown Midget Nationals" at their Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. Their excitement stems from the move from October to the Labor Day weekend after weather adversely influenced the events in recent years. This year's Honda USAC National Midget races will occur on Friday and Saturday September 4 and 5. Defending champion of the Gold Crown Midget Nationals is Christopher Bell, who claimed…

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2015 Debuts with Canyon’s “Winter Challenge” Openers

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by Dick Jordan The 4rd Annual "Winter Challenge" opens the next two weeks in Arizona as the 2015 USAC racing season gets under way with a flourish. The USAC West Coast and Southwest Sprint Cars will compete in five races at two Arizona dirt tracks to kick off the year. Races at Canyon Raceway Park in Peoria are slated this week (January 23-24-25) and Tucson's USA Raceway hosts the Jan. 30 and 31 events. E & K Construction of Phoenix has posted a $5,000 points fund to be distributed among the top five Winter Challenge Series point earners and the…

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ATQMRA to Race 16 events at Borger’s Speedway

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(SAYLORSBURG, PA 1-18-15) The American Three Quarter Midget Racing Association (ATQMRA) is about to embark on one of its most ambitious schedules in years thanks in part to inking 16 race dates at Borger’s Speedway. The plan to compete at the paved 1/7-mile oval located in Saylorsburg came after several in-depth discussions over the past few months between track promoter Brendan O’Connor and club officers with the main objective to pair the cars of the ATQMRA with the 600cc/TQ’s that run regularly at Borger’s. Thus in a mutual agreement it was decided to allow the two classes to race together,…

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MOWA Welcomes Vahlco Wheels as “Hard Luck Award” Sponsor

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By MOWA Media (media@ciltrak.com) Springfield, IL (January 8, 2015) – The Midwest Open Wheel Association (MOWA) is proud to announce Vahlco Wheels as the presenting sponsor of the “Hard Luck Award” in 2015 for the Neal Tire Sprint Car Series presented by Casey’s General Stores. MOWA officials will select the nightly recipient of the Vahlco Wheels Hard Luck Award and that racer will receive a new front Vahlco Wheel at each of the 25 series events in 2015. Taylor Weld of Vahlco Wheels states, “We are excited to work with Jeremy and be part of the Neal Tire Sprint Car…

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Rico Abreu Wins the Chili Bowl

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(Photo Credit: Mike Spivey) TULSA, Okla. (January 17, 2015) Saturday night at the Chili Bowl was one for the record books, as California's Rico Abreu raced to his first triumph in the finale of the 29th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire, delivering car owner, Keith Kunz, his first Golden Driller since 2002. "I just tried to stay as patient as I could. You know the race is a not a long race, but it is a long race. For a few laps I just kind of got after it just to see where we…

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Low Cost Fuel is Good for Fans and Racers Headed to A.C Indoor Racing Event

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THE LURE OF THRILLING AUTO RACING, PLUS CHEAP GAS EQUALS COMPELLING NAPA KNOW HOW INDOOR RACING WEEKEND, JAN. 30-31, IN ATLANTIC CITY’S BOARDWALK HALL ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 15, 2015 . . . The drama and excitement of watching and competing in professional auto racing events, indoors, in the dead of winter, is stimulating in and of itself. This year, attendees traveling to NAPA KNOW HOW Racing Weekend inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall will have the added joy of filling up their gas tanks with gas in the range of $1.90 per gallon - more than a dollar a gallon cheaper than…

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Kyle Larson Unstoppable in Warren Cat Chili Bowl Opener

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TULSA, Okla. (January 13, 2015) From disaster to triumph, following a Heat Race crash, Kyle Larson raced to three feature victories during Tuesday's Warren Cat Qualifying Night. His third career Preliminary Night A-Feature victory, Larson won his C-Feature from sixth, the B-Feature from thirteenth, and finally the 25-lap A-Feature to lock himself into the championship event of the 29th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire. "No, not at all," commented Larson when asked if he thought he'd be sitting in Victory Lane. "I thought it'd be tough to get to the "A". I could get…

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World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars Invading Tucson’s USA Raceway on March 7

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NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports is lone Arizona event on 2015 schedule for 'The Greatest Show on Dirt' Updated to reflect the correct event date, March 7, in the first paragraph of the release. CONCORD, N.C. - Jan. 12, 2015 - The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series returns Saturday, March 7, to USA Raceway in Tucson, Ariz., for the NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports. The track has proved to be one of the most competitive with five different winners in five events the Outlaws have run there since 2006. Brad Sweet took the victory…

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Ohsweken Speedway 2015 Schedule Released

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by Tommy Goudge (January 13, 2015) - The 2015 racing schedule for Ohsweken Speedway was officially released on Tuesday. Racers will hit the track for the first time in 2015 with a Test & Tune Night scheduled for Friday, May 8, while the season concludes with the 11th annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals on Saturday, September 19. The schedule features 22 events, beginning with the 20th annual Opening Night on Friday, May 15. All weekly racing events at the speedway will begin at 7:30p.m. again in 2015. Regular weekly racing events will include 20 lap features for the Corr/Pak Merchandising…

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Big Point Funds at Attica Raceway Park in 2015

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By Brian Liskai ATTICA, Ohio – To celebrate the 10th year of the current ownership of Attica Raceway Park and to reward the dedicated race teams who entertain throughout the summer, ARP Promoter John Bores is going to pay out some big bucks in 2015. The point fund will be $63,000 to be divided up among the four weekly divisions at Attica Raceway Park. “We wanted to do something special for our 10th season at Attica to show our appreciation to our race teams and fans that support us each week,” said Bores, who has been responsible for many, many…

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USAC’s Honda National Midget Series Expands to Pennsylvania in 2015

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: DICK JORDAN In 2015 the Honda National Midget Championship trail will include all of the major outdoor Midget events in the country, starting with the Kokomo Grand Prix in April and running through the famed Turkey Night Grand Prix on Thanksgiving Night in Perris, CA.   Rico Abreu is the defending champion of the series, while teammate Christopher Bell (the 2013 champion) is expected to be among primary challengers for the 2015 crown, along with Tracy Hines, who will continue his pursuit of the elusive USAC Triple Crown. Hines needs olny a National Midget title to…

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Reserved Seats for Attica WoO Show, Season Passes Available

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ATTICA, Ohio – The 2015 racing season is only 76 days away at Attica Raceway Park – March 27 opens “Ohio’s Finest Racing” speedplant 28th racing season. Fans can now purchase their reserved seats for the Friday, May 29th Kistler Engines Classic featuring the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series. Tickets are $32 each (add $2 per ticket if using a credit card). The middle grandstands sections D, E, F and G – top six rows – are reserved seating (a seating chart is available at www.atticaracewaypark.com in the track info section). Also, season passes are available for all…

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