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BACON A BLUR EN ROUTE TO BAKERSFIELD MIDGET TRIUMPH

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Bakersfield, California………With one of the busiest racing schedules of any driver in the United States, Brady Bacon annually competes in excess of 100 events a year on tracks from coast-to-coast. In Saturday night’s “November Classic,” it might’ve appeared the Broken Arrow, Oklahoma native had been an experienced master of Bakersfield Speedway. But, wouldn’t you know it? Saturday night was the first time Bacon had ...

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2018 events MLRA schedule released at Heartland Motorsports Show

Media Contact: Trenton Berry trenton@racindirt.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Des Moines, Iowa (November 18, 2017) – The first order of business for the 30th rendition of the Lucas Oil MLRA is the release of the season’s schedule of events. This year’s tour features a return to familiar places and a few new stops mixed in as well. Also to honor the 30th year a new special logo will be used for ...

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Springfield Raceway

Springfield Raceway Turkey Bowl Moves To Sunday

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 19 MIDWEST SHEETMETAL Turkey Bowl Xl….a tribute to Mike Clark… Tentative Schedule of events… All times are central standard Pit Gate : 10:00 Grand Stand : 1:30 Drivers Meeting : 1:50 Drivers Draw cut off : 2:05 Hotlaps : 2:20 * MW Modzs * B Mod * Latemodel * A Mod * Legend RACING : AROUND 3:00 Heats 8 laps ……………. track work at any time…………….. * MW ...

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Stuckey Enterprises and Earl Pearson Jr. Join Forces for 2018

Shreveport, Louisiana (11/16/17) – Ronnie and Terri Stuckey are venturing into new territory in 2018. The husband-and-wife duo – who spearhead the efforts at Stuckey Enterprises and Black Diamond Chassis – are entering the car owner game. They will field entries for Earl Pearson Jr. on the highly-competitive Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS). “The 2018 season will mark our fifth year of building Black Diamond Race Cars, and ...

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World of Outlaws Welcomes Matt Curl as Late Model Series Director

Chris Dolack broadens focus as he shifts into Director of Marketing CONCORD, NC – Nov. 15, 2017 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series is excited to welcome one of dirt Late Model racing’s most prominent proponents, Matt Curl, aboard as Series Director; while Chris Dolack, who stepped in as Series Director in the Spring of 2017, has been named Director of Marketing for the World of Outlaws ...

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Jimmy John’s Becomes a Proud Sponsor of Lincoln Speedway Racing

(Lincoln, IL) Lincoln Speedway’s 1/4-mile dirt track, located at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Lincoln, IL will have a new official sandwich in 2018. Jimmy John’s, located near Lincoln College, has stepped up its support of the track, which will begin its 15th season in April. Jimmy John’s serves from-scratch food made with excellent ingredients. Homemade bread is baked fresh all day, every day, and all-natural meats and fresh veggies ...

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Springfield Raceway

Springfield Raceway Turkey Bowl X1 Presented By Midwest Sheet Metal Information

Midwest Sheetmetal Turkey Bowl Xl SPRINGFIELD RACEWAY…… Saturday November 18th ( in climate weather date Saturday November 25th ) LATEMODEL, A MODS, B MODS…MW MODZS , Legends //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// LATEMODEL……… MARS/NCRA/Corn belt Clash/ NE SMITH Type Rules Steel Block Motors 2200LBS-Aluminium motors 2300…Tire Rule-Hoosier WRS D55, Hoosier LM 40,LO6,1640. Crate Late Models Run under NE Smith Rules … Crate 55 or Crate 21 ( apply to crate only) tire rule Latemodels ...

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Kyle Strickler penalized by DIRTcar UMP for actions at Charlotte!

No. 8 DIRTcar UMP Modified Driver Penalized Post-World Short Track Championship CONCORD, NC — Nov. 9, 2017 — DIRTcar Racing has handed down penalties to the driver of the No. 8 DIRTcar UMP Modified, Kyle Strickler for violating section 2.2 and 11.1-R of the DIRTcar Racing Rulebook. 2.2 Conduct General – All Members agree to act in a professional manner as determined by World Racing Group Officials. The professional manner ...

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Paducah International Raceway

Dirt Track Racing To Returns To Paducah, Kentucky In 2018

(Paducah, KY) After a one year hiatus, racing entertainment is coming back to Paducah International Raceway in 2018. The speedway, owned by longtime promoter Bob Sargent and NASCAR’s Tony Stewart and Ken Schrader, was closed during the summer of 2017 after the previous management team stepped away at the end of the previous season. A Western Tennessee businessman has stepped forward to take the reins in 2018. Phil Colwell has ...

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series ChampionShepp

Brandon Sheppard earns Championship title, Devin Moran earns Rookie of the Year   CONCORD, NC-Nov. 7, 2017- Brandon Sheppard’s standout 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series season officially came to a close on Nov. 5 at the annual banquet, where he was awarded the Championship title.   The 24-year-old from New Berlin, IL was rewarded with a $100,000 points-fund check, a black and red Craftsman toolbox, a championship ...

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Dirt Late Model News

2018 events MLRA schedule released at Heartland Motorsports Show

Media Contact: Trenton Berry trenton@racindirt.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Des Moines, Iowa (November 18, 2017) – The first order of business for the 30th rendition of the Lucas Oil MLRA is the release of the season’s schedule of events. This year’s tour features a return to familiar places and a few new stops mixed in as well. Also to honor the 30th year a new special logo will be used for ...

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Stuckey Enterprises and Earl Pearson Jr. Join Forces for 2018

Shreveport, Louisiana (11/16/17) – Ronnie and Terri Stuckey are venturing into new territory in 2018. The husband-and-wife duo – who spearhead the efforts at Stuckey Enterprises and Black Diamond Chassis – are entering the car owner game. They will field entries for Earl Pearson Jr. on the highly-competitive Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS). “The 2018 season will mark our fifth year of building Black Diamond Race Cars, and ...

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World of Outlaws Welcomes Matt Curl as Late Model Series Director

Chris Dolack broadens focus as he shifts into Director of Marketing CONCORD, NC – Nov. 15, 2017 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series is excited to welcome one of dirt Late Model racing’s most prominent proponents, Matt Curl, aboard as Series Director; while Chris Dolack, who stepped in as Series Director in the Spring of 2017, has been named Director of Marketing for the World of Outlaws ...

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series ChampionShepp

Brandon Sheppard earns Championship title, Devin Moran earns Rookie of the Year   CONCORD, NC-Nov. 7, 2017- Brandon Sheppard’s standout 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series season officially came to a close on Nov. 5 at the annual banquet, where he was awarded the Championship title.   The 24-year-old from New Berlin, IL was rewarded with a $100,000 points-fund check, a black and red Craftsman toolbox, a championship ...

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Open Wheel Modified News

Kyle Strickler penalized by DIRTcar UMP for actions at Charlotte!

No. 8 DIRTcar UMP Modified Driver Penalized Post-World Short Track Championship CONCORD, NC — Nov. 9, 2017 — DIRTcar Racing has handed down penalties to the driver of the No. 8 DIRTcar UMP Modified, Kyle Strickler for violating section 2.2 and 11.1-R of the DIRTcar Racing Rulebook. 2.2 Conduct General – All Members agree to act in a professional manner as determined by World Racing Group Officials. The professional manner ...

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Gustin an army of one in 2018

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (November 7)–Ryan Gustin has won just about every title there is to win with the United States Modified Touring Series, and in 2018 he plans to add another new title to the list: team owner. And, of course, he’ll be driving the car too. For the first time since his initial USMTS start more than 11 years ago, ‘The Reaper’ will be the sole judge, jury and executioner ...

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Scott goes out on top in Park City Chisholm Trail Showdown

PARK CITY, Kansas (November 4)–The United States Modified Touring Series kicked of the 2017 campaign nearly nine months ago and closed the curtain on a record-breaking season Saturday night at the 81 Speedway with the second running of the Park City Chisholm Trail Showdown presented by Kansas High Performance Racing Auction. Stormy Scott, who competed in all 71 USMTS-sanctioned races this year, finished third in the February 9 lid-lifter, and ...

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Sheppard Seals the Championship in Grand Fashion with a Win at Textron Off Road World Finals

Matt Sheppard caps off comeback en route to sixth Super DIRTcar Series Title CONCORD, NC – Nov. 4, 2017 – During the final night of competition at the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals, Matt Sheppard capped off one of the greatest comebacks in Super DIRTcar Series history. The Waterloo, NY driver who was looking down and out after serving a suspension halfway through the season, clawed his ...

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Sprint Car & Midget News

Knoxville Raceway

Over $250,000 in Cash and Contingencies Handed Out at Knoxville Raceway Championship Cup Series Banquet!

by Bill Wright November 18, 2017 – Over $250,000 in cash and contingencies were handed out Saturday night, November 18 at the 2017 Knoxville Raceway Championship Cup Series Banquet! The event, held at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Altoona, Iowa played host to over 600 attendees. Tony Bokhoven and Kris Krug presided as Masters of Ceremonies. The contingency package was headlined by a giveaway of seven chassis. Each owner ...

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Will Make Inaugural Visit to FALS in 2018

The Greatest Show on Dirt set to tackle the 1/4 mile on May 30, 2018 CONCORD, NC – November 14, 2017 – After a successful half-decade of Fairbury American Legion Speedway (FALS) hosting the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series, The Greatest Show on Dirt will make its’ first ever visit to the ¼ mile semi-banked dirt oval on Wednesday May 30, 2018. “We have wanted to bring the ...

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THOMAS TAKES OVAL NATIONALS; WINDOM IS USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CHAMP

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Perris, California………Kevin Thomas, Jr. unloaded his racecar from his hauler last Wednesday night as the man to beat when practice began for the Budweiser “Oval Nationals” presented by All Coast Construction. When the time came to roll his car back into the hauler following Saturday night’s 40-lap main event, the Cullman, Alabama was a richer man – by $25,000 – and had the hardware ...

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ROA RACKS WIN #1 ON “OVAL NATIONALS” NIGHT 2

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Perris, California………Following his career-best third-place finish the previous night, Brody Roa stated that, just a year and a half ago, he would’ve been laughing had you told him he was going to be on the podium at the “Oval Nationals.” One night later, the question had to be asked. Who’s laughing now? “I’m still laughing, just for a different reason,” Roa exclaimed. “This is, ...

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