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Mike Ruefer’s A-Team “Top 25” Dirt Late Model Ranking

February 2019 It’s the start of another racing season. From the January adventure to Arizona and the Wild West Shootout to the Georgia and Florida Speed Weeks, the racing has been fantastic. There is a direct correlation to starting early if you can and how that helps with season long success. For the full time pros that call the national traveling series their workplace, it’s vital to start fast and ...

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Make it FIVE Total Gators for Sheppard!

“The Rocket Shepp” Wins His First Big Gator, Sweeps Outlaws Competition in The Sunshine State BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 16, 2019 – A Big Gator trophy and its family of four are heading back to Rocket Chassis in West Virginia as Brandon Sheppard pulled off the unthinkable on Saturday night, winning the 2019 DIRTcar Nationals Late Model championship by completing the four-race sweep of all World of Outlaws Morton Buildings ...

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Stewart Friesen Takes $5,000 DIRTcar Nationals Finale, Wight Wins Gator Championship

BARBERVILLE, FL – February 16, 2019 – After a breathless week of incredible Super DIRTcar Series action, Stewart Friesen held off Gypsum Racing teammates Larry Wight and Billy Decker to win the 50-lap DIRTcar Nationals finale. On a green-white-checkered finish Friesen almost gave away the victory when he scraped the wall in turns one and two, allowing Wight enough room to surge ahead, but a caution for a spinning car ...

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Wight Thrills Volusia Fans By Blasting Cushion to DIRTcar Nationals Victory

Runner-up Sheppard Takes Big Gator Points Lead BARBERVILLE, FL – February 15, 2019 – If the 2019 DIRTcar Nationals truly sets the tone for the rest of season, then Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified fans are in for a banner year. Friday night’s third round of the quest for the Big Gator at Volusia Speedway Park was captured by Gypsum Racing’s No. 99L Lightning Larry Wight, who thrilled the crowd ...

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Brandon Sheppard reels off third straight Volusia Speedway Park win!

The 2017 Series Champion is Off to a Terrific Start in 2019, as He Eyes the Big Gator Trophy on Saturday BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 15, 2019 — Fast fact: the last four World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series races held at the Volusia Speedway Park as part of the DIRTcar Nationals have now been won by the same driver in the same car. “The Rocket Shepp” Brandon ...

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THE ‘OK’ CORRAL; Oklahoma natives find 2019 success Sooner rather than later on World of Outlaws tour

CONCORD, NC – Feb. 15, 2019 – There’s something in the water in Oklahoma. At least you might think that when looking at last week’s Sprint Car results from the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park.   Oklahoma natives Daryn Pittman, Shane Stewart and Christopher Bell dominated about a week’s worth of Sprint Car racing in Florida.   – Pittman won two of the four Sprint Car Features, finished on ...

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Sheppard on Top of Super-Powered Podium

Seven-Time Champion Matt Sheppard Passes Two Cars in One Corner for Round Two Win at the DIRTcar Nationals BARBERVILLE, FL – February 14, 2019 – There was love for dirt racing in the air Thursday night at Volusia Speedway Park on Valentine’s Day as a huge crowd watched three super-powered heroes battle down to the wire for the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds victory. Super Matt Sheppard, from Watertown, NY, ...

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Dirt Late Model News

Mike Ruefer’s A-Team “Top 25” Dirt Late Model Ranking

February 2019 It’s the start of another racing season. From the January adventure to Arizona and the Wild West Shootout to the Georgia and Florida Speed Weeks, the racing has been fantastic. There is a direct correlation to starting early if you can and how that helps with season long success. For the full time pros that call the national traveling series their workplace, it’s vital to start fast and ...

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Make it FIVE Total Gators for Sheppard!

“The Rocket Shepp” Wins His First Big Gator, Sweeps Outlaws Competition in The Sunshine State BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 16, 2019 – A Big Gator trophy and its family of four are heading back to Rocket Chassis in West Virginia as Brandon Sheppard pulled off the unthinkable on Saturday night, winning the 2019 DIRTcar Nationals Late Model championship by completing the four-race sweep of all World of Outlaws Morton Buildings ...

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Open Wheel Modified News

Stewart Friesen Takes $5,000 DIRTcar Nationals Finale, Wight Wins Gator Championship

BARBERVILLE, FL – February 16, 2019 – After a breathless week of incredible Super DIRTcar Series action, Stewart Friesen held off Gypsum Racing teammates Larry Wight and Billy Decker to win the 50-lap DIRTcar Nationals finale. On a green-white-checkered finish Friesen almost gave away the victory when he scraped the wall in turns one and two, allowing Wight enough room to surge ahead, but a caution for a spinning car ...

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Wight Thrills Volusia Fans By Blasting Cushion to DIRTcar Nationals Victory

Runner-up Sheppard Takes Big Gator Points Lead BARBERVILLE, FL – February 15, 2019 – If the 2019 DIRTcar Nationals truly sets the tone for the rest of season, then Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified fans are in for a banner year. Friday night’s third round of the quest for the Big Gator at Volusia Speedway Park was captured by Gypsum Racing’s No. 99L Lightning Larry Wight, who thrilled the crowd ...

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Sprint Car & Midget News

LEARY LOGS FIRST WIN FOR NEW TEAM IN WINTER DIRT GAMES X FINALE

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ocala, Florida (February 16, 2019)………The first weekend with a new race team is normally a period when driver and team get accustomed to one another and learn on-the-fly how to win races together. There were very few bumps in the road for C.J. Leary and Reinbold/Underwood Motorsports throughout “Winter Dirt Games X,” which culminated Saturday night with the combo’s first USAC AMSOIL National Sprint ...

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GRANT SURVIVES AND THRIVES IN WINTER DIRT GAMES NIGHT 2

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Ocala, Florida (February 15, 2019)………Justin Grant has won a few and lost a few in the same manner throughout his racing career.  He’s now won and lost in the same manner at Bubba Raceway Park following his USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victory Friday on night two of “Winter Dirt Games X.”   The Ione, Calif. native won a “survival of the fittest” ...

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THE ‘OK’ CORRAL; Oklahoma natives find 2019 success Sooner rather than later on World of Outlaws tour

CONCORD, NC – Feb. 15, 2019 – There’s something in the water in Oklahoma. At least you might think that when looking at last week’s Sprint Car results from the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park.   Oklahoma natives Daryn Pittman, Shane Stewart and Christopher Bell dominated about a week’s worth of Sprint Car racing in Florida.   – Pittman won two of the four Sprint Car Features, finished on ...

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LAST LAP HERO WINDOM SCORES OCALA USAC SPRINT OPENER

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ocala, Florida (February 14, 2019)………Chris Windom led just one lap in Thursday’s USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car season opener at Bubba Raceway Park, but it was the one that paid the most as the Canton, Ill. driver prevailed on a wild final lap scramble that saw three different race leaders edge ahead at one point in an instant Valentine’s Day classic. Windom’s victory gave ...

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Illinois

Tri-City Speedway rules meeting postponed till Friday, February 15th!

February 10th, 2019 – The rules meeting scheduled for today at Tri-City Speedway has been postponed until Friday, February 15th due to the icy conditions in the area today. The rules meeting on Friday will be at 7pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Granite City, IL. They will have the racing action from Volusia Speedway Park playing on the TVs as well on Friday night. Tri-City Speedway’s banquet ...

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CENTRAL ILLINOIS DIRT RACING REPORT

by Jeff Adams WINDOM LOOKS TO CHASE HISTORY IN 2019 Canton open wheel ace Chris Windom will try to become only the 7th driver to ever win the USAC “Triple Crown” this season as he has secured a full-time ride in the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series in the 17BC car for Clauson-Marshall Racing in 2019. Windom begins his quest this weekend at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, ...

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Racers Awarded For 2018 Seasons This Past Weekend

Macon Speedway, Lincoln Speedway, and Big Ten Champions Honored This Past Weekend (Decatur, IL) Drivers, teams, officials, and fans converged in Central Illinois this past weekend for the 2018 Champion Awards Banquet at the Decatur Conference Center & Hotel in Decatur, IL.  Top finishers from the previous season were awarded trophies and checks for the success that they had at Macon Speedway, Lincoln Speedway, and the Midwest Big Ten Series.  ...

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2019 Gateway Motorsports Park Oval Track and Road Course Schedule

March 9 (Saturday) — STL Drift April 9 (Tuesday) – PDX 12-14 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) — SCCA track days 20 (Saturday) — Gateway track day 26-28 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) — Porsche Club 29 (Monday) — Skip Barber move-in day 30 (Tuesday) — Skip Barber Racing School May 1-8 (Wednesday through following Wednesday) — Skip Barber Racing School 9 (Thursday) — CES set-up day 10-12 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) – CES 14 ...

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Missouri

Show-Me 100 tickets, plus Lucas Oil Speedway single-event tickets, on sale Feb. 1

By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (January 29, 2019) – Reserved seats for the 27th annual Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtecttheHarvest.com – and any other event this season at Lucas Oil Speedway  – go on sale to the general public on Friday. Season passes have been available for several weeks and will continue to be available. But it’s always a big day when reserved tickets for the Show-Me 100, either ...

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Gateway Dirt Nationals returns to St. Louis in 2019-2021

Dates are set for 2019-2021 event at the Dome at America’s Center St Louis, MO. — The Gateway Dirt Nationals is fresh off the completion of another successful event in Downtown St. Louis at the Dome at America’s Center. The energy and excitement around the event has remained strong now for over 3 years and in 2019 fans should expect to have more of the same. The Gateway Dirt Nationals ...

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Night of Champions 2018 – Speeches and More from the DIRTcar Racing Banquet!

The 2018 DIRTcar Racing banquet from the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL was yet another successful night of celebration and reflection from all of the champions in each of the 11 series. Lots of hardware was given out, good friends were seen and great speeches were made before what promises to be yet another exciting year of DIRTcar Racing in 2019. The evening began with the honoring of the Kids ...

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Lebanon Midway

Lebanon Midway To Start 2019 Season With Spring Sizzles Friday March 29

Lebanon, Mo.- After a very action packed and successful 2018 season, The Lebanon Midway Speedway will begin the 2019 season on Friday evening March 29 featuring The USRA OUT Paced B Modifieds along with Street Stocks, Midwest Modifieds, Pure Stocks, and The Front Wheel Drive Hornets. A new class for 1st year young drivers called the Cruisers for those 14-18 years old is,being developed with the rules already posted on ...

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