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Hudson O’Neal Bags $15,000 at Smoky Mountain

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Hudson O'Neal Bags $15,000 at Smoky Mountain Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS MARYVILLE, Tenn. (June 15, 2019) - Hudson O'Neal wrestled the lead from Mike Marlar on lap 30 and then cruised on to his third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season on Saturday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway. The Big Daddy 60 was the biggest paying single-day event in Smoky Mountain Speedway history with a first-place prize of $15,000 up for grabs. Ricky Weiss crossed the finish line in second, but he was several car lengths behind the winner. Weiss moved by…

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COURTNEY RULES PORT ROYAL EASTERN STORM ROUND

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COURTNEY RULES PORT ROYAL EASTERN STORM ROUND Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Port Royal, Pennsylvania (June 15, 2019)………For Tyler Courtney, the date of June 15th and the location of Port Royal Speedway means more than just another stop on the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car tour. For Port Royal was the half-mile dirt oval where his mentor, Bryan Clauson, recorded his record sixth and final "Eastern Storm" win in 2016. Saturday night also marked what would've been Clauson's 30th birthday. Courtney, the defending series champ, was bound and determined to make his own personal…

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ALAN BARKER GOES BACK TO BACK AT PENN CAN SPEEDWAY

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ALAN BARKER GOES BACK TO BACK AT PENN CAN SPEEDWAY Story By: Ryan Lepre/Penn Can Speedway Photos By: Kristen Towner/Penn Can Speedway SUSQUEHANNA, PA – Last week at the Penn Can Speedway Alan Barker got his first career win and on Friday night he parked it in victory lane to become the first repeat Modified winner in 2019 at the track.  The four race winners this season captured the top four spots in the 30 lap feature event.  Barker of Norwich, NY was the winner in the Steve Klinger No. 77 Hig-Fab.  Nick Petrilak of Greenfield Township, PA came home…

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Marlar Rockets to Cherokee Score

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Marlar Rockets to Cherokee Score Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS GAFFNEY, S.C. (June 14, 2019) - Mike Marlar ran away with the 21st Annual Grassy Smith Memorial on Friday night at Cherokee Speedway. Marlar led flag-to-flag for his second Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. A terrific battle for the second spot took place between several drivers in the last five laps of the race. Davenport held Ross Bailes to secure the second spot finish at the checkers. Jimmy Owens came from the eighth starting position to finish in third. Completing the top…

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Bronson Banks $10,000 at Fayetteville

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Bronson Banks $10,000 at Fayetteville Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (June 13, 2019) - Kyle Bronson battled to re-take the lead from Brandon Overton on lap 44 and then cruised to his second career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory on Thursday night at Fayetteville Motor Speedway. With the win, Bronson becomes the tenth different winner this season on the tour. A healthy crowd was on hand for the Dunn-Benson Ford Wayne Gray Sr. Memorial - presented by GETSCO. Trailing Bronson and Overton across the finish line were Tyler Erb, Hudson O'Neal, and Jonathan…

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David VanHorn Victorious in New Egypt Speedway Thriller

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David VanHorn Victorious in New Egypt Speedway Thriller Story By: Pete Wortman/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Ted Malinowski, Dave Kovacs & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ - (June 8, 2019): Defending Modified champion David VanHorn of Harmony, NJ captured his first Vahlco Wheels Modified feature event of 2019 in thrilling fashion Saturday night at New Egypt Speedway. In a race that will be talked about for a long time, VanHorn grabbed the lead from Pat Wall and Ryan Krachun with just two laps remaining and held on for his 7th career win ay NES. The trio had a spirited battle…

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BRADY BACON STORMS AWAY WITH $10,000 JESSE HOCKETT CLASSIC USAC WIN; RYAN WATT CLAIMS NASCAR 358 MODIFIEDS

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NAPA AUTO PARTS THUNDER ON THE HILL OPENS 30TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON IN A BIG WAY. . . . . BRADY BACON STORMS AWAY WITH $10,000 JESSE HOCKETT CLASSIC USAC WIN; RYAN WATT CLAIMS NASCAR 358 MODIFIEDS Story By: Bob Miller/TOTH Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA (June 11, 2019) – Broken Arrow, Oklahoma’s Brady Bacon picked up his third consecutive win and the $10,000 winner’s share as part of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Jesse Hockett Classic on Tuesday Night at Grandview Speedway. This event marked the one-hundred and thirty-third Thunder on the Hill event…

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Racing Returns to Georgetown Speedway Friday, June 29 with Sunoco Super Late Model ‘Clash for Cash’

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Racing Returns to Georgetown Speedway Friday, June 29 with Sunoco Super Late Model ‘Clash for Cash’ Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Richard Jester & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – After what has felt like an eternity for First State fans, Georgetown Speedway finally returns to action on Friday, June 29. The top Sunoco Super Late Model drivers from the Mid-Atlantic Region descend on the Sussex County half-mile oval for the ‘Clash for Cash’ 30-lap feature paying a handsome $3,500 to win and $350 to take the green flag. No racing has taken place at Georgetown since an event…

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Tripleheader Weekend Next for Lucas Oil Late Models

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Tripleheader Weekend Next for Lucas Oil Late Models Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (June 10, 2019) - The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will return to action June 13th-15th for three action-packed events at three different venues, across three states. The weekend will ignite on Thursday, June 13th, with a visit to Fayetteville (N.C.) Motor Speedway. Thursday's Dunn-Benson Ford Wayne Gray Sr. Memorial - Presented by GETSCO will be a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win feature for the Lucas Oil Late Model…

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Rudolph Ends Sheppard Streak, DePuy Motors On To 5th Straight At LOLR

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Rudolph Ends Sheppard Streak, DePuy Motors On To 5th Straight At LOLR Story By: Tom Skibinski/LOL Raceway Photo By: Don Romeo Canandaigua, NY - The six-feature fanfest at Land Of Legends Raceway was certainly a 'Saturday Spectacular' with as many twists and turns as the speedway itself. Third-generation standout Erick Rudolph stopped 'Super' Matt Sheppard's Pepsi Big-Block Modified feature win streak at three while Adam DePuy remained unbeaten with his fifth straight Smith Bros. Drywall Street Stock triumph. Paul Guererri and nephew Nick Guererri posted their first Canandaigua Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram Sportsman Modified victories of 2019 while talented teen Jesse Pruchnik and…

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WINDOM BREAKS THROUGH FOR FIRST MIDGET WIN AT THE BURG

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WINDOM BREAKS THROUGH FOR FIRST MIDGET WIN AT THE BURG Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Photos By: Dallas Breeze/USAC Lawrenceburg, Indiana (June 8, 2019)………All throughout "Indiana Midget Week," Chris Windom was confident that he had a car to win. Yet, when it came time to start the first four feature events this week, the Canton, Ill. driver found himself seemingly light years away from his destination. Through the first four nights, no driver had passed more cars than Windom (42), an astonishing 24 more than his nearest competition. But that's what happens when you start 11th, 23rd, 14th…

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Dale Blaney goes wire-to-wire for first All Star victory since 2016

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Dale Blaney goes wire-to-wire for first All Star victory since 2016 Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photo By: Trent Gower BUSTI, N.Y. (June 8, 2019) - For the first time in nearly three years, Hartford, Ohio’s Dale Blaney is back in Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 victory lane, adding Stateline Speedway in Busti, New York, to a win list that now includes 135 Series victories. Piloting the Sam McGhee Motorsports-owned No. 11, Blaney was under immense pressure during his 30-lap trip to Stateline Speedway victory lane, first forced to deal with NASCAR Hall of…

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Brock Zearfoss tames Outlaw Speedway for first-ever All Star triumph

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Brock Zearfoss tames Outlaw Speedway for first-ever All Star triumph Story By: Tyler Altmeyer/ASCOC Photo By: Trent Gower DUNDEE, N.Y. (June 7, 2019) - Brock Zearfoss has been a man on a mission thus far in 2019, and now his mission his complete. For the first time in his career, Brock Zearfoss is an Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 main event winner, leading all 30 circuits on Friday night at Outlaw Speedway in Dundee, N.Y., to secure a $5,000 payday. Despite maintaining command the entire distance, the top spot on the podium was…

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Cory Eliason Wins Greg Hodnett Foundation Race At BAPS Motor Speedway

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Cory Eliason Wins Greg Hodnett Foundation Race At BAPS Motor Speedway Story By: BAPS Motor Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com YORK HAVEN, Pa.: Cory Eliason knows how difficult it is to come to central Pennsylvania and win in the 410 Sprint Car division. It’s not only the stiff competition, the tracks are also different. There are few, if any, tracks in California — Eliason’s home state — that can prepare you for the surfaces in this region. And yet, Eliason’s made the proper adjustments. That was evident Thursday night at racy BAPS Motor Speedway. Eliason invaded and…

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THREE NASCAR FEATURE RACES AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY

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THREE NASCAR FEATURE RACES AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY SATURDAY JESSE HOCKETT USAC NATIONAL NON-WING SPRINT RACE AND MODIFIEDS JUNE 11 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA JUNE 5, 2019 . . . Saturday night (June 8) racing action at Grandview Speedway will include three NASCAR feature races. The T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman will race in two 25-lap features as a result of the rain shortened program from last Saturday. And the T.P.Trailers 358 Modifieds will have 28 of the area’s top dirt track racing talents in action. The night is sponsored by long time NASCAR supporter Whelen…

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Shane Stewart beats Brent Marks for Music City Outlaw Nationals win in thrilling show

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Stewart wins big in Nashville Shane Stewart beats Brent Marks for Music City Outlaw Nationals win in thrilling show Story By: Nick Graziano/WoO Photo By: DB3 Among the music halls and concert venues of Nashville, there was no bigger stage than the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series’ Music City Outlaw Nationals at the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway Saturday night. Thousands of buoyant fans filled the grandstand. Spotlights gleamed off the brown clay quarter-mile oval surface. The prize, a guitar shaped trophy, $25,000 in winnings and the pride of making history; becoming an inaugural Music City Outlaw Nationals…

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Marlar Shines in Magnolia 100 Lapper

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Marlar Shines in Magnolia 100 Lapper Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS COLUMBUS, Miss. (June 1, 2019) - Mike Marlar charged from his fifth starting spot to win Saturday night's GEICO Clash at the Mag - presented by Big River Steel at Magnolia Motor Speedway. With the $15,000 victory, Marlar becomes the ninth different winner of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour in 2019. The 41-year-old Tennessee veteran also became the first three-time winner of the annual Clash at the Mag. Tim McCreadie led the first three laps of the 100-lap main event until Marlar passed…

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Anthony Macri Lands in Victory Lane for First Feature Win of 2019; Cody Fletcher Earns His First Lincoln 358 Win; Rain Postpones Wingless Super Sportsman & 358 Sprint Features

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Anthony Macri Lands in Victory Lane for First Feature Win of 2019; Cody Fletcher Earns His First Lincoln 358 Win; Rain Postpones Wingless Super Sportsman & 358 Sprint Features Story By: Emily Winslow/Lincoln Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Abbottstown, PA (June 1, 2019) – Anthony Macri has looked fast since the beginning of the 2019 season but had yet to turn his speed into a win. That all changed on Saturday night when Macri landed in victory lane at Lincoln Speedway. T.J. Stutts started on the pole with Cole Young on the outside of row 1. Stutts took the lead…

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PATRICK EMERLING KICKS OFF 65TH ANNUAL SEASON OF RACING AT SPENCER SPEEDWAY PRESENTED BY WILBERT’S U PULL-IT WITH A WIN IN THE TRIBUTE TO DON PRATT 62

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PATRICK EMERLING KICKS OFF 65TH ANNUAL SEASON OF RACING AT SPENCER SPEEDWAY PRESENTED BY WILBERT’S U PULL-IT WITH A WIN IN THE TRIBUTE TO DON PRATT 62 Story By: Spencer Speedway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Patrick Emerling of Orchard Park, N.Y., made a dramatic move in traffic to get past Andy Jankowiak of Buffalo, N.Y., to take the lead and go on and win the Tribute to Don Pratt ‘62’ at Spencer Speedway presented by Wilbert’s U Pull-It in Williamson, N.Y., which began the tracks 65th consecutive season of competition. The win was the 15th of Emerling’s Race of Champions…

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Another Trip Down South; More tough local competition awaits the Outlaws at Cochran and Lancaster

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Race Week at a Glance - Another Trip Down South More tough local competition awaits the Outlaws at Cochran and Lancaster Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.comCONCORD, NC - May 29, 2019 - The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series takes on the challenge of two tracks new to the tour this weekend, first on Friday, May 31, at Cochran Motor Speedway and then Saturday, June 1, at Lancaster Motor Speedway. Cochran fans are no strangers to Late Model racing, as the Georgia track is host to a Crate Late Model division regularly in addition to…

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Diamond Nationals at Lucas Oil Speedway expands to two nights after Show-Me 100 cancellation

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Diamond Nationals at Lucas Oil Speedway expands to two nights after Show-Me 100 cancellation Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photo By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, Ohio (May 28, 2019) - Officials with the Lucas Oil Speedway, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, and the Lucas Oil MLRA have announced that the 13th annual CMH Diamond Nationals - presented by Super Clean will expand to two nights, July 13-14, with $15,000-to-win Late Model features both nights. Efforts to find suitable dates for all the involved series and keep the Show-Me 100 in its original three-day format were not able to be worked…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Target Clash at the Mag

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Lucas Oil Late Models Target Clash at the Mag Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OHIO (May 24, 2019) - One of the largest motorsports events in the Magnolia State continues to grow. Magnolia Motor Speedway is set to host a three-day weekend spectacular that offers over $110,000 in prize money. The GEICO Clash at the Mag - Presented by Big River Steel, set for May 30 - June 1 for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, will have full racing programs on Thursday and Friday, culminating in a 100-lap main event on Saturday, which pays…

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Fulton Speedway Set For Sprint Cars, Modifieds And Silent Auction To Benefit Animal Rescues Saturday, May 25

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Fulton Speedway Set For Sprint Cars, Modifieds And Silent Auction To Benefit Animal Rescues Saturday, May 25 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.comFULTON, NY – This Saturday, May 25 the Fulton Speedway is ready for the winged warriors, methanol fueled and high speed when the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints will be part of a five-star Memorial Day Weekend show at the Fulton Speedway presented by A-Verdi Storage Containers and Penn Power Group. Joining ESS will be the grandstand shaking Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, DOT Foods DIRTcar Sportsman, Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux RUSH Late Models…

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Sheppard, Weiss and Lanigan battle to an exciting finish

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Sheppard, Weiss and Lanigan battle to an exciting finish Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Rick NeffORRVILLE, OH – May 18, 2019 – If the standard length of a Morton Buildings Feature was only 45 laps instead of the usual 50, Saturday night’s race at Wayne County Speedway would have ended on a different note. Former Series Champions Brandon Sheppard and Darrell Lanigan put on what could potentially be remembered as one of the most exciting Features of the 2019 season in an incredible display of lap-after-lap, no-holds-barred battling for over 25 laps. Lanigan pounding the cushion on the top,…

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Richie Pratt Jr. Records First Georgetown Speedway Victory Since 2015 Friday at Deron Rust Memorial

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Richie Pratt Jr. Records First Georgetown Speedway Victory Since 2015 Friday at Deron Rust Memorial Story By: Chris Moore/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Richard Jester/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE - It had been since 2015 since Richie Pratt Jr. won at Georgetown Speedway. On Friday night, Pratt Jr. put that to bed, going wire-to-wire to score the Deron Rust Memorial in the Daniel Sommeling-owned owned Danny’s Pizza Pizzazz No. 51 ride. The Woodbury Heights, N.J., driver took home $3,960 for his efforts from the 30-lap L&J Sheet Metal big-block/small-block Modified event. Georgetown Speedway hosted the Deron Rust Memorial on Friday night, honoring the…

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Davenport Strikes at 300 Raceway

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Davenport Strikes at 300 Raceway Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS FARLEY, IOWA (May 17, 2019) - Jonathan Davenport dominated the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event on Friday night at 300 Raceway, leading all 50 laps and collecting $12,000 for the effort. Davenport survived a late-race charge from Tyler Erb to claim his sixth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. Devin Moran trailed Davenport and Erb to the finish line, passing Josh Richards on the final lap to take third. Richards came home fourth, followed by Tim McCreadie who crossed the finish…

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Lucas Oil Late Models Gear Up for Tripleheader

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Lucas Oil Late Models Gear Up for Tripleheader Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com BATAVIA, OHIO (May 13, 2019) - A busy weekend awaits the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series with events in Iowa and Minnesota, on three consecutive nights, beginning Thursday. 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa will host the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the first time since 2010, on Thursday, May 16. The TruAcre 50 will feature a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains, and a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win main event. The Stock Cars and Mini Haulers will serve as support…

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PAPIEZ PILOTS HIS MODIFIED TO VICTORY LANE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

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PAPIEZ PILOTS HIS MODIFIED TO VICTORY LANE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Ted Malinowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (May 12, 2019) – At New Egypt Speedway’s Bordentown/Chesterfield Night, Brian Papiez piloted his ride into victory lane as he won the Vahlco Wheels Modified feature. JT Trstensky was declared the winner in the Hammer Sportsman race. The Larry's Hot Rods & Harley's Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars main event was claimed by Rich Mellor. Jon Meyer won the Street Stock contest while DJ Hunt took top honors in the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie…

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Sheppard Streak Continues At LOLR In 2nd Straight Saturday Showstopper

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Sheppard Streak Continues At LOLR In 2nd Straight Saturday Showstopper DePuy also doubles as Ridley & Ruggles romp to run away with Land of Legends loot Story By: Tom Skibinski/Land of Legends Raceway Photos By: Mark Ranalletta/RacersGuide.com Canandaigua, NY – May 11, 2019 – 'Super' Matt Sheppard was just that on Saturday night as the Northeast's hottest driver streaked to his second straight Pepsi Big-Block Modified victory at Land Of Legends Raceway in front of a chilled crowd that filled the Ontario Co. Fairgrounds. The Waterloo warrior remains undefeated in his last eight starts at tracks throughout the region after…

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RUSH Late Models Join Brewerton Speedway Friday, May 10 Season Opener

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RUSH Late Models Join Brewerton Speedway Friday, May 10 Season Opener Story By: Dave Medler/Brewerton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com BREWERTON, NY – The Brewerton Speedway is ready to get the 2019 racing season going full speed ahead this Friday, May 10th after Mother Nature had other ideas last week. Thompson & Johnson Equipment Co., Inc. and Pro Edge Property Maintenance will present a night of the fastest, family affordable fun entertainment in Central New York featuring the Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, DOT Foods DIRTcar Sportsman, U.S Air Force Mod Lites and Fleet Repair-Truck & Trailer Repair 4-Cylinders. The…

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Fulton Speedway Ready For Family Affordable Fun Night At The Races Saturday, May 11

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Fulton Speedway Ready For Family Affordable Fun Night At The Races Saturday, May 11 Story By: Dave Medler/Fulton Speedway Photos By: Mike Johnson/RacersGuide.com FULTON, NY - After a highly successful opening night with over one-hundred cars in the pits, the Fulton Speedway is ready to do it again as Ingles Performance will present a night of fast, family affordable fun racing on the ‘Highbanks’. The side-by-side, high speed racing action will feature the ground pounding Tracey Road Equipment DIRTcar Modifieds, DOT Foods DIRTcar Sportsman, Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux RUSH Late Models and the E&V Energy Novice Sportsman. Adult grandstand…

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Chase Dietz Scores First Win for New Car Owner, Rick Lefever

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Chase Dietz Scores First Win for New Car Owner, Rick Lefever; Doug Hammaker Makes it Two Wins in 2019; Wesley Bonebrake Goes Wire to Wire for 358 Late Model Victory Story By: Emily Winslow/Lincoln Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Abbottstown, PA (April 27, 2019) – Chase Dietz earned his fourth career 410 sprint car victory at Lincoln, his first for new car owner, Rick Lefever, on Saturday night. Pole-sitter, Bradley Howard shared the front row with Trey Hivner with Dietz and Glenndon Forsythe making up row two. Howard got out to the early lead with Dietz up to second on…

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Outlaw Crew Members Weigh-in on Modern Race Communications

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Outlaw Crew Members Weigh-in on Modern Race Communications Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMsCONCORD, NC — Race communication. It’s a debate topic as old as in-car radios themselves. Some forms of auto racing have long permitted the use of two-way radio communication between driver and crew. In the past, NASCAR has even gone so far as experimenting with driver-to-driver radio communication. But when it comes to the World of Outlaws and many other forms of grassroots auto racing, almost all teams and drivers agree: it’s best to just keep things simple. Simple — meaning only limited forms of driver-to-crew communication are permitted,…

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Talented Drivers Set for Lucas Late Model Rookie Chase

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Talented Drivers Set for Lucas Late Model Rookie Chase Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (April 24, 2019) - A talented group of young drivers have declared their intent to compete for the 2019 Eibach Springs Rookie of the Year on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour. "We're really looking forward to this year's Eibach Springs Rookie of the Year battle," said Series Director, Rick Schwallie. "This great group of rising young stars should really add another element of excitement to this year's tour." Tyler Erb, 22, of New Waverly, Texas began his racing…

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Illinois Doubleheader Set for Lucas Oil Late Models

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Illinois Doubleheader Set for Lucas Oil Late Models Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (April 23, 2019) - The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series hits the road again this weekend, returning to the "Land of Lincoln" for two action-packed, $12,000-to-win events. The weekend doubleheader to wrap up the month of April will kick off on Friday, April 26 at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill, followed by an appearance at Macon Speedway in Macon, Ill on Saturday, April 27. At both venues, the nation's top dirt late model drivers are expected to challenge a strong…

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$8,000 to Win, $11 to Get In? It’s Happening at Fonda Speedway This Saturday, April 27

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$8,000 to Win, $11 to Get In? It’s Happening at Fonda Speedway This Saturday, April 27 Story By: Brett Deyo/SSTS Photos By: Jeff Karabin FONDA, NY - $8,000 to win. $11 to get in? Yes, it’s true. This Saturday (April 27), Fonda Speedway hosts its ‘Fonda Allegiance Night’ in an unprecedented program at the ‘Track of Champions’ facility. After rain nixed last weekend’s scheduled Season Opener, ‘Fonda Allegiance Night’ will also kick-start the 2019 season at the track. The Sunoco big-block/small-block Modifieds race 30 laps for a mammoth $8,000 to win! Second-place will offer $4,000. As the Season Opener, a…

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STANGLE SCORES A WIN IN THE VAHLCO WHEELS MODIFIED FEATURE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY

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STANGLE SCORES A WIN IN THE VAHLCO WHEELS MODIFIED FEATURE AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & Ted Maliowski/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (April 21, 2019) – At New Egypt Speedway’s Plumsted Township Night, Matt Stangle scored a win in the Vahlco Wheels Modified feature. The Crate Modified feature was won by Eric Palmer. Rich Mellor collected the checkered flag in the main event for the Larry's Hot Rods & Harley's Northeast Wingless Sprint Cars. Joe Garey Sr. visited victory lane after winning the 4-Cylinder race while Anthony Tramontana Jr. was the victor…

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Chris Allen Jr. Rim-Rides To Delaware Score

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Chris Allen Jr. Rim-Rides To Delaware Score Story By: Jenna Shotz/USAC EC DELMAR, Del. – Chris Allen Jr. scored his first USAC East Coast Sprint Car Series victory on Wednesday night at the half-mile Delaware Int’l Speedway. Bill Unglert had the early lead, holding off Allen’s advances until lap seven. Once Allen found a comfortable lane on the top groove, he rocketed past Unglert and secured the lead coming out of turn two. Until a caution on lap 17, Allen held a four-second lead on the rest of field while he worked his way through lapped traffic. There was a…

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BLEWETT WINS WALL STADIUM MODIFIED OPENER

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BLEWETT WINS WALL STADIUM MODIFIED OPENER Story By: Jeff Gravatt/Wall Stadium Photos By: John John Lane/RacersGuide.com WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. ~ For the third straight year defending Modified stock car driving champion Jimmy Blewett won the season opening race at Wall Stadium Speedway on Saturday night. It was the 77th career main event win for the Howell resident. Derek Hopkinson of Toms River jumped to the lead early in the 40-lapper but Blewett soon advanced to second spot in the 23 car field. Blewett then stalked Hopkinson until making his winning pass in the outside lane in turns one and two.…

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Davenport Becomes First Repeat Winner at Hagerstown

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Davenport Becomes First Repeat Winner at Hagerstown Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS HAGERSTOWN, MD (April 13, 2019) - Jonathan Davenport became the first repeat winner in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned events at Hagerstown Speedway on Saturday night. Heading into tonight's event at the Dirt Capitol, the series had made 11 appearances and there had been 11 different winners. The defending National Champion led the entire race on his way to winning the 38th Annual Stanley Schetrompf Classic. Davenport now sits at five series wins so far in 2019, and his 41st overall. Brandon Sheppard roared…

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Owens Recovers for Lucas Oil Win at Atomic

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Owens Recovers for Lucas Oil Win at Atomic Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS CHILLICOTHE, OHIO (April 11, 2019) - Jimmy Owens recovered from mechanical issues early on Thursday night to win the 5th Annual Buckeye Spring 50 at Atomic Speedway. The three-time National Champion led all 50 laps of the event for his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season. Owens broke a fan blade in hot laps, which relegated him to his back-up car. His backup entry proved to be the best of the night as he dominated the main event. Brandon…

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SUMAR CLASSIC ENTRY LIST REVEALS 5 PAST WINNERS

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SUMAR CLASSIC ENTRY LIST REVEALS 5 PAST WINNERS Story By: Richie Murray - USAC Media Terre Haute, Indiana (April 11, 2019)………Five past winners of the Fatheadz Eyewear "Sumar Classic" are ready to roll in this Sunday's 19th edition of the event at the Terre Haute Action Track. The USAC Silver Crown season opener from the half-mile dirt oval on April 14 features 27 drivers and cars, including the reigning winner from Ione, California, Justin Grant (2018), Chris Windom of Canton, Ill. (2017), Greenfield, Indiana's C.J. Leary (2016), Shane Cockrum of Benton, Ill. (2015) and Kingsburg, California's Kody Swanson (2014). Swanson…

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THE BATTLE FOR NASCAR AND TRACK TITLES AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY BEGINS ON SATURDAY, APRIL 13

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THE BATTLE FOR NASCAR AND TRACK TITLES AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY BEGINS ON SATURDAY, APRIL 13 Story By: Ernie Saxton/Grandview Speedway Photos By: George Steigerwalt/RacersGuide.com BECHTELSVILLE, PA APRIL 10, 2019 . . . The battle of the NASCAR and track titles kicks off this Saturday at Grandview Speedway. Coming off a hugely successful VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Memorial the Rogers family is looking forward to the doubleheader card of T.P.Trailers Modifieds and T.P.Truck Equipment Sportsman that will be the Saturday night show throughout the season with special attractions being added from time-to-time.                  Former track champions Craig Von Dohren, Jeff Strunk…

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BRB CONTRACTORS SPONSORS TRIPLE HEADER SHOW AT THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY

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BRB CONTRACTORS SPONSORS TRIPLE HEADER SHOW AT THE BRIDGEPORT SPEEDWAY Story By: Deb Smith/Bridgeport Speedway Photos By: Jim Brown/RacersGuide.com The Bridgeport Speedway will see action this Sunday with a triple header show sponsored by BRB Contractors of King of Prussia, PA. This event will feature the Spirit Auto Center Big Block Modifieds, the South Jersey Overhead Door 602 Crate Sportsman and the season opener for the winged warriors of the Capitol Renegade United Racing Club (URC) . This will be the only event at Bridgeport for the month of April before the speedway returns for weekly Saturday night racing on…

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Four Races in Four Days for Lucas Late Models

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Four Races in Four Days for Lucas Late Models Story By: Jeremy Shields/LOLMDS Photos By: Heath Lawson/LOLMDS BATAVIA, OHIO (April 10, 2019) - A busy weekend awaits the stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series with four stops in four days at four tracks in three states. More than $180,000 is up for grabs during the 96-hour stint.  Atomic Speedway will kick off the four-day spectacular on Thursday, April 11th. The $12,000-to-win, Buckeye Spring 50 will include a complete program for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. Additionally, the Sport Modifieds will compete for a $500 top prize.…

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USAC EAST COAST SPRINTS DEBUT SATURDAY AT LINCOLN

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USAC EAST COAST SPRINTS DEBUT SATURDAY AT LINCOLN Story By: Richie Murray/USAC Racing Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Abbottstown, Pennsylvania (April 9, 2019)………Following a washed out opener last weekend at Williams Grove, the USAC Rapid Tire East Coast Sprint Cars are ready to fire off this Saturday night, April 13 at Lincoln Speedway. The event marks the first appearance for the East Coast Sprint Cars at the 3/8-mile dirt oval and the first for USAC Sprint Cars of any kind since the AMSOIL National Series visited in 2017, a race won by Thomas Meseraull for Heffner Racing. Steven Drevicki of Reading,…

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FONDA SPEEDWAY MANAGEMENT HOLDS STAFF MEETING

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FONDA SPEEDWAY MANAGEMENT HOLDS STAFF MEETING Story By: Ron Szczerba/Fonda Speedway Photos By: Fonda Speedway Fonda, NY – On Saturday afternoon April 6, Fonda Speedway management held a staff meeting for employees of the track for the 2019-racing season. Heather Deyo and Denise Page held separate meetings for employees of certain areas of the speedway while Brett Deyo and Jamie Page held a meeting in the Fair Board office at the entrance of the fairgrounds for the remaining employees who were present. “History keeps the Track of Champions what it is today,” Brett Deyo said during the meeting. “We need…

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GODOWN LOGS A WIN AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S CABIN FEVER

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GODOWN LOGS A WIN AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY’S CABIN FEVER Story By: Mike Wisniewski/New Egypt Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks & John John Lane/RacersGuide.com New Egypt, NJ (April 7, 2019) – At New Egypt Speedway’s Cabin Fever 40 presented by Oliver Communications Group, Ryan Godown topped the field in the Vahlco Modified feature. The Crate Modified feature went to Ryan Simmons. Jermain Godshall was the victor in the Larry's Hot Rods & Harley's Northeast Wingless Sprint Car main event. TJ Graves took the checkered flag in the 4-Cylinder race with Ryan Godown Jr. winning the Lyons Construction/Metal Fab Rookie Sportsman…

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HEIMBACH, FERREE AND DUKE PICK UP FEATURE WINS IN NON-STOP FEATURE NIGHT

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HEIMBACH, FERREE AND DUKE PICK UP FEATURE WINS IN NON-STOP FEATURE NIGHT Story By: Justin Snyder/Port Royal Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, Pa - Blane Heimbach is a veteran behind the wheel of a Sprint Car. When asked about next weekend’s Keith Kauffman Tribute Race hosted by the All Star Circuit of Champions, Heimbach remarked how it made him feel old as he remembered fondly trading sliders and competing with the all time leading feature winner at the Port Royal Speedway. If Saturday night’s results are of indication of what’s to come, Heimbach still has plenty left in…

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Bell rings up Bristol win, banks Xfinity Dash 4 Cash bonus

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Bell rings up Bristol win, banks Xfinity Dash 4 Cash bonus Story By: Kenny Bruce/NASCAR Photos By: Getty Images/NASCAR BRISTOL, Tenn. – Christopher Bell overtook Brandon Jones with less than 20 laps remaining to capture Saturday’s Alsco 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race and pocketed a $100,000 bonus for his efforts. Bell, driver of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, was one of four drivers competing for the series’ Dash 4 Cash bonus. Other eligible drivers didn’t finish far behind – Tyler Reddick finished second, Chase Briscoe finished fourth and Michael Annett wound up eighth. “That’s pretty cool to get…

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