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Race tire explodes inside Scott Bloomquist hauler at Silver Dollar Nationals

Scott Bloomquist and some other members of his crew were standing just a couple of feet away when a race tire they were mounting on a wheel exploded with enough force to significantly damage the side of his trailer. A crew member was mounting tires and hooked an air hose to the tire and he got distracted doing something else and forgot about the air chuck being clipped on the ...

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Jacksonville Speedway

Jacksonville Speedway Results – 7/21/17

305 Sprints Heat Results Heat 1: 1 – Nathan Charron 84(3), 2 – Jerrod Schniderman 27(6), 3 – Brent Burrows 51(2), 4 – Chris Campbell 11c(8), 5 – Tanner Gebhardt 81(4), 6 – Brian Armitage 7(7), 7 – Bailey Goldesberry 4(5), 8 – Travis Howard 63(1), Heat 2: 1 – Ben Waggoner 78(1), 2 – Max Pozogai 7x(4), 3 – Austin O’Dell 97(2), 4 – Paul Haley 17(5), 5 – ...

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Johnny Scott earns pole for USMTS Silver Dollar Nationals

Johnny Scott of Las Cruces, N.M., claimed the Pole Dash victory Friday night at the I-80 Speedway, and locked himself into the pole position for Saturday’s $10,000-to-win United States Modified Touring Series finale of the 7th Annual Silver Dollard Nationals. Following two runner-up finishes in both of his heat races earlier, Scott drew the pole position for the start of the Pole Dash which featured the top 12 drivers that ...

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Steve Francis Tops Silver Dollar Nationals Preliminaries

GREENWOOD, NE (July 21, 2017) – A total of 51 entrants were on hand for Friday night’s qualifying program for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Lucas Oil MLRA co-sanctioned, 7th Annual Silver Dollar nationals at I-80 Speedway. Two rounds of passing point heat races highlighted the racing action; with ten different drivers taking the checkered flag.   In the first heat of round one, Chad Simpson took the ...

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Farmer City Raceway Results – 7/21/17

A Modifieds A Feature 1: 1. 36-Kenny Wallace, [1]; 2. 18-Jeffrey Ledford, [2]; 3. 3L-Jeff Leka, [3]; 4. 25W-Allen Weisser, [5]; 5. 11-Zane Oedewaldt, [6]; 6. 6-Brock Bauman, [8]; 7. 83-Kasey Schrock, [7]; 8. 1JR-Floyd Jordan Jr, [9]; 9. (DNF) 77B-Ray Bollinger, [4]; 10. (DNF) 2S-Robert Saltzman, [10] Heat 1: 1. 36-Kenny Wallace, [1]; 2. 18-Jeffrey Ledford, [2]; 3. 3L-Jeff Leka, [3]; 4. 77B-Ray Bollinger, [4]; 5. 25W-Allen Weisser, [5]; ...

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In the Spotlight: Lucas Oil Speedway Street Stock driver Welschmeyer takes pride in Military service

By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (July 20, 2017) – Military and Veterans Appreciation Night at the Races earlier this month had special significance for Lucas Oil Speedway Big O Tires Street Stocks driver Ted Welschmeyer. The long-time racer from the mid-Missouri town of Tebbetts, just outside of Jefferson City, spent seven years in the United States Army on active duty and 18 more in the Army Reserves. He earned ...

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28th Annual Prairie Dirt Classic Next Week !!!!

by Don Martin As always the last weekend of July comes with the biggest Super Dirt Late Model event in the state of Illinois each year. The Prairie Dirt Classic at Fairbury American Legion Speedway pays $30,000 to win and $1500 to start, also the UMP Modifieds will be on hand paying a whopping $5,000 to win. The event just keeps getting bigger and bigger. They are expecting a sellout ...

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Lucas Oil Late Model Stars Ready for Silver Dollar Nationals!

BATAVIA, OH (July 20, 2017) – The nation’s fastest growing crown jewel event, now boasting a $53,000 top prize, will take place this weekend at I-80 Speedway. The 7th Annual Silver Dollar Nationals is set for this Thursday-Saturday, July 21st-23rd. The largest auto racing event in the state of Nebraska is co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Midwest Latemodel Racing Association. It is customary for I-80 Speedway to provide some of ...

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Tri-City Speedway, Belle-Clair Speedway and Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 cancel this weekend’s events due to excessive heat warnings!

St. Louis, MO (July 19th, 2017) – This weekend’s action at Tri-City Speedway, Belle-Clair Speedway and Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 have been canceled due to a multiple-day excessive heat advisory for the St. Louis area. From the National Weather Service St. Louis Office: “A major heat wave is expected to unfold on Tuesday and then grip the area through Saturday. Dangerous levels of heat are forecast with the ...

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Macon Speedway

Kerbystrong 100 Saturday; Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Tuesday @ Macon IL Speedway

Best In Super Late Model Racing Preparing For Two Shows At Macon IL Speedway Saturday’s Kerbystrong 100 To Be Backed Up By Tuesday’s Lucas Oil Late Model Event (Macon, IL) Macon Speedway puts on amazing shows, whether it’s sprint cars, midgets, or stock cars, but fans seem to really love the Super Late Models at the 1/5-mile bullring. After an outstanding turnout at this year’s Herald & Review 100 for ...

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Dirt Late Model News

Race tire explodes inside Scott Bloomquist hauler at Silver Dollar Nationals

Scott Bloomquist and some other members of his crew were standing just a couple of feet away when a race tire they were mounting on a wheel exploded with enough force to significantly damage the side of his trailer. A crew member was mounting tires and hooked an air hose to the tire and he got distracted doing something else and forgot about the air chuck being clipped on the ...

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Steve Francis Tops Silver Dollar Nationals Preliminaries

GREENWOOD, NE (July 21, 2017) – A total of 51 entrants were on hand for Friday night’s qualifying program for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Lucas Oil MLRA co-sanctioned, 7th Annual Silver Dollar nationals at I-80 Speedway. Two rounds of passing point heat races highlighted the racing action; with ten different drivers taking the checkered flag.   In the first heat of round one, Chad Simpson took the ...

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28th Annual Prairie Dirt Classic Next Week !!!!

by Don Martin As always the last weekend of July comes with the biggest Super Dirt Late Model event in the state of Illinois each year. The Prairie Dirt Classic at Fairbury American Legion Speedway pays $30,000 to win and $1500 to start, also the UMP Modifieds will be on hand paying a whopping $5,000 to win. The event just keeps getting bigger and bigger. They are expecting a sellout ...

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Lucas Oil Late Model Stars Ready for Silver Dollar Nationals!

BATAVIA, OH (July 20, 2017) – The nation’s fastest growing crown jewel event, now boasting a $53,000 top prize, will take place this weekend at I-80 Speedway. The 7th Annual Silver Dollar Nationals is set for this Thursday-Saturday, July 21st-23rd. The largest auto racing event in the state of Nebraska is co-sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Midwest Latemodel Racing Association. It is customary for I-80 Speedway to provide some of ...

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Open Wheel Modified News

Johnny Scott earns pole for USMTS Silver Dollar Nationals

Johnny Scott of Las Cruces, N.M., claimed the Pole Dash victory Friday night at the I-80 Speedway, and locked himself into the pole position for Saturday’s $10,000-to-win United States Modified Touring Series finale of the 7th Annual Silver Dollard Nationals. Following two runner-up finishes in both of his heat races earlier, Scott drew the pole position for the start of the Pole Dash which featured the top 12 drivers that ...

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Brian Ruhlman takes Summit Modified Nationals win at Oakshade Raceway!

July 15th, 2017 Feature: 1. Brian Ruhlman 2. Taylor Cook 3. John McClure 4. Jeff Koz 5. Hillard Miller 6. Tom Conrad, Jr. 7. Bill Keeler 8. Jerry Bowersock 9. Bill Griffith 10. Brandon Ordway 11. Troy Cattarene 12. Brad Wilson 13. Terry Hull 14. Shannon Fish 15. Jared Guinn 16. Bub Patrick 17. Roger Jackson 18. BJ Gregory 19. Mike Hohlbein 20. Nick Hoffman 21. Michael Patrick

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Taylor Cook wins Summit Modified Nationals at Oakshade Raceway!

OAKSHADE RACEWAY WAUSEON, OHIO 7/14/2017 FEATURE 1 21 Taylor Cook 2 2 Nick Hoffman 3 49 Brian Ruhlman 4 36L Jamie Lomax 5 21JR Tom Conrad 6 88 Matt Crafton 7 9J Jared Guinn 8 53 Hillard Miller 9 25P Bub Patrick 10 12M John McClure 11 24 Zeke McKenzie 12 20K Bill Keeler 13 11H Mike Hohlbein 14 09D Joel Dick 15 23 Lucas Hubell 16 313 Clayton Smith ...

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Jacob Poel takes Merritt Speedway Summit Modified Nationals win!

MERRITT SPEEDWAY LAKE CITY, MI 7/13/2017 FEATIURE 1 82 Jacob Poel 2 87 David Mielke 3 19 Chad Bauer 4 77 Joe Rokos 5 15 Dave Baker 6 711 Scott Payton 7 99 Brent Banning 8 4J Paul Johnson 9 62 Daryl Lehn 10 79 Kory Maurice 11 31G Rick Gokee 12 24N Kyle Novak 13 36w Jeramy Wood 14 2 Nick Hoffman 15 4B Brian Brindley 16 77G Jimmy ...

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Sprint Car & Midget News

WINDOM WINS WAR EAST FRESH OFF NASCAR START

Urbana, IL (July 21, 2017) – Making his second start of the season with the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR East Sprints, Chris Windom made it two for two with a win Friday night at the Champaign County Fairgrounds Speedway fresh off of his NASCAR Truck start at Eldora Speedway this week. The initial start would see the red flag fly as Chris Parkinson got upside down in turn 1. He ...

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Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

Tough Test: Ironman 55 Separates the Strong from the Weak

Drivers set for physically challenging Ironman 55 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 CONCORD, NC – July 17, 2017 – Drivers and teams look to be the strongest of them all when the Ironman 55 is all said and done. A two-night event on Friday and Saturday, August 4 and 5 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri is the longest Feature event of the year ...

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Bayston Breaks Dry Spell in Night Two of Inaugural Thunder in the Valley

Grain Valley, MO – Spencer Bayston of Lebanon, Indiana outlasted teammate Tanner Thorson to capture his sixth career POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League victory in the second night of the Inaugural Thunder in the Valley. Thorson took the opening night of the Inaugural Thunder in the Valley and vied for the $1000 bonus paid to the driver who swept the weekend in their respective division, but came up one ...

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BURKS WINS WAR AT VALLEY SPEEDWAY

Grain Valley, MO (July 15, 2017) – In a race that saw four different leaders, Wyatt Burks made a late race pass of Zach Daum to pick up his second POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint win of the season Saturday, July 15 at Valley Speedway. Chris Parkinson started on the pole of the feature event and would take the lead as the green flag dropped over Clinton Boyles, Danny Thoman, ...

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Tri-City Speedway

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Belle-Clair Speedway