Sprint Cars & Midgets

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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PA Proud: Popular Keystone State Racer Doug Manmiller Teams With Jason Miller For Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Assault; South Region Launches At Bridgeport Speedway ‘South Jersey Shootout’ Sunday, April 19

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BRIDGEPORT, NJ – One of the most popular and successful drivers on the Pennsylvania small-block circuit - Doug Manmiller - is ready to do some traveling this season. Manmiller, a standout competitor in the Keystone State at both Big Diamond and Grandview speedways during his career, has partnered with car owner Jason Miller to chase points on the second-year Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Hi-Tek in 2015. The Shoemakersville, Pa., driver will attend all Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region presented by Scotty's Speed & Diesel events. The first is set for Sunday, April 19 (rain date: April 26)…

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Free to the Public Practice Set at Grandview Speedway for March 28

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BECHTELSVILLE, PA March 19, 2015 . . . The weather has shown some improvement and that means the Free-To-The-Public practice session is set to take place at NASCAR sanctioned Grandview Speedway on Saturday, March 28th starting at noon.                 Racers from all forms of racing are welcome to participate the afternoon sessions that will give all racers ample time to test and tune the new equipment they will be using for the 2015 season.                 Practice day gives fans a great opportunity to see what their favorite racers will be using in competition during the new season. And it is…

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Saldana Builds Consistency, Needs a Little Racing Luck Heading into the FVP Western Spring Shootout

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The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series takes on the FVP Western Spring Shootout at the Stockton Dirt Track on Saturday and Sunday CONCORD, N.C. - March 18, 2015 - Through eight World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series events so far this season, eight different winners have stood in victory lane - a feat that has not occurred since 1995. While there is some level of parity at the top every night, the consistency of a few is driving the narrative and showing who the contenders might be as the series works its way through the season. One driver who…

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FRED RAHMER BRINGS 410 SPRINT CAR RACING BACK TO PATH VALLEY SPEEDWAY FOR AN EXCITING THREE RACE SERIES

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FRED RAHMER BRINGS 410 SPRINT CAR RACING BACK TO PATH VALLEY SPEEDWAY FOR AN EXCITING THREE RACE SERIES SPRING RUN, PA (March 15, 2015) – After an inaugural 2014 event that boasted a standing-room-only crowd and the largest car count of the nine events during Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speed Week, Fred Rahmer Promotions returns to Spring Run, PA’s Path Valley Speedway, for an expanded three event series featuring 410 Sprint Cars and 600cc Micro Sprints. With a $5,000 top prize up for grabs — plus additional driver incentives and bonuses — you can expect the area’s best Sprint Car racers…

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9 ADDITIONAL REGIONAL SPRINTS DEBUT MARCH 28 AT MADERA

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9 ADDITIONAL REGIONAL SPRINTS DEBUT MARCH 28 AT MADERA             In addition to the previously-announced calendar of King of the Wing and Auto Value Sprint Series events, another nine pavement winged sprint races are on tap in 2015 encompassing Western and Southern championships which also incorporate already-announced King of the Wing events. The first of these is slated March 28 at Madera (Calif.) Speedway, with the Western regional swing concluding with the trio of already-announced races at Madera, Irwindale and Bakersfield, Calif. in November. In between, Southern races include the already-announced events at Pensacola, Fla. and Mobile, Ala. and Western…

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Eight For Eight, The World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Are Off To An Excellent Start For 2015

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Eight For Eight, The World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Are Off To An Excellent Start For 2015. By: Pete MacDonald   Eight different winner's in eight different races, that's how the World of Outlaws Sprint Car season has started as of last Saturday night in Tulare, CA, the first time that this has happened  since 1995 when Steve Kinser took a stab at NASCAR racing (yes it's been that long). What may even be more astonishing is the fact that the last four WoO races have been won by non-outlaw regulars, I can't even remember the last time that happened.…

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ASCS Spring Nationals Postponed Due to Weather

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ASCS Spring Nationals Postponed Due to Weather MESQUITE, Texas (March 18, 2015) With just over eight inches of rain falling at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway in the last week, including the nearly half-inch that’s already come down this morning, Lanny Edwards has made the call to postpone the 42nd annual Devil’s Bowl Spring Nationals. Word on a make-up date will be announced after this weekend to allow the Edwards family time to assess the condition of the grounds, as the Pit Area needs to time to dry before teams are able enter. Questions regarding tickets for the Spring Nationals need…

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United Racing Club Returns to Big Diamond Speedway June 19

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United Racing Club Returns to Big Diamond Speedway June 19 The United Racing Club makes its return to Big Diamond Speedway on Friday, June 19th.  The always racy 3/8-milespeedway in Minersville, PA has put on some of the best URC races over the years and this year’s event should be no different. No matter where you look on the speedway you will always find action taking place.  That is what Randy West, driver of the Fred Kennedy owned sprint car finds most intriguing. “There’s usually two grooves which makes for great racing and the fans are always very happy to see us…

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Nobile Leads Western HPDs to Las Vegas Saturday; Eastern HPDs Debut at Anderson Motor Speedway in S.C.

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USAC's Western and Eastern HPD Midgets compete this Saturday as the 2015 season continues on the West Coast and debuts on the East Coast. Dylan Nobile leads the Western contingent to Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway's Bullring, while Scott Hunter reigns as the defending Eastern champion entering the series opener at Anderson Motor Speedway in Williamston, S.C. Nobile won the Western opener at Lake Havasu City, Ariz. and followed with a third at Blythe, Calif. and enters the Las Vegas event with a 14-point lead over Annie Breidinger. The Eastern series will make its first appearance at Williamston since 2004…

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KING OF THE WING, AUTO VALUE SPRINTS JOIN USAC “UMBRELLA” FOR 2015 CAMPAIGN

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KING OF THE WING, AUTO VALUE SPRINTS JOIN USAC "UMBRELLA" FOR 2015 CAMPAIGN     The 2015 USAC racing calendar has been augmented with the addition of the "King of the Wing" and Auto Value Bumper-to-Bumper Sprint Car series featuring winged pavement Sprint car racing across the nation.   A total of 20 races are planned, with 11 of them falling under both sanctions. The opening races areApril 10 and 11 in Florida and the closers are a trio of races November 20-22 in California. In between, events will occur in Alabama, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Idaho and Washington.   "We…

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Hanford March 28 Next for West Coast Sprints; Kaeding, Bernal, Share Tulare Honors

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Ryan Bernal of Hollister, Calif. will lead the USAC West Coast Sprint cars to Keller Auto Speedway at Kings Fairgrounds in Hanford, Calif. March 28, the next stop for the series.            Bernal emerged from a seven-point lead over Danny Faria Jr. after a pair of races last weekend at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif. Bernal finished a disappointing 15th Friday but came back Saturday in his Tri-L Mandarin Ranch/Core Power ART/S & S to take Saturday night's 30-lap feature at the 3/8-mile dirt oval.   Bernal passed Richard Vander Weerd on lap 14 and led…

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NOBILE LEADS WESTERN HPDs TO LAS VEGAS SATURDAY; EASTERN HPDs DEBUT AT ANDERSON MOTOR SPEEDWAY IN S.C.

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USAC's Western and Eastern HPD Midgets compete this Saturday as the 2015 season continues on the West Coast and debuts on the East Coast. Dylan Nobile leads the Western contingent to Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway's Bullring, while Scott Hunter reigns as the defending Eastern champion entering the series opener at Anderson Motor Speedway in Williamston, S.C. Nobile won the Western opener at Lake Havasu City, Ariz. and followed with a third at Blythe, Calif. and enters the Las Vegas event with a 14-point lead over Annie Breidinger. The Eastern series will make its first appearance at Williamston since 2004…

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GARDNER SEEKS 3RD STRAIGHT TITLE AS WESTERN MIDGETS OPEN AT BAKERSFIELD SATURDAY

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GARDNER SEEKS 3RD STRAIGHT TITLE AS WESTERN MIDGETS OPEN AT BAKERSFIELD SATURDAY   Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway hosts the 2015 Honda USAC Western Midget Series opener Saturdaynight as defending two-time champion Ronnie Gardner seeks a third consecutive series title. Gardner hopes to be the first driver to claim a third consecutive championship since Sleepy Tripp achieved the feat in 1990-1991-1992. Trey Marcham, who finished second in last year's standings, has won the last two features at Bakersfield, taking both races in 2014. Gardner won one of the two races there in 2013. The race is the first of two for the…

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8th “COPPER ON DIRT” FOR CRA SPRINTS AT TUCSON FRI-SAT

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8th "COPPER ON DIRT" FOR CRA SPRINTS AT TUCSON FRI-SAT This week's 8th Annual "Copper on Dirt" showcases the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars on the exciting 3/8-mile dirt USA Raceway in Tucson, Ariz. The "Southwest Center of Speed" hosts the second and third rounds of the 2015 series, with races both Friday and Saturday nights. Up for grabs will be the point lead as the 2015 series gets into full swing. Richard Vander Weerd of Visalia, Calif. holds a six-point lead over five-time champion Mike Spencer as a result of his victory at Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway March 7. The…

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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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