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New Tread Pattern, Compound Names, and Siping Rules Await DIRTcar UMP Competitors in 2017

CONCORD, N.C. – Dec. 7, 2016 – DIRTcar Racing, in conjunction with Hoosier Racing Tire, today announced that DIRTcar UMP Modified division drivers will have an improved tread pattern, renamed compounds, and less siping to do in the 2017 season. After three years of field testing, DIRTcar and Hoosier officials are pleased to release redesigned versions of the current A40S and H40 compounded tires. The new M-30S and M-60 tire ...

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Mark Martin reflects on Ozarks’ racing memories ahead of Hall of Fame induction

Wheatland, Missouri (December 6, 2016) – The flat, half-mile asphalt oval where so many memories were made is long gone. But when Mark Martin returns to the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds in Springfield on Jan. 7, memories are sure to come flooding back. “Man, it’s going to be really cool. I’m pumped up about it,” Martin said of his upcoming induction into the Ozarks Area Racers Foundation Hall of Fame. Just ...

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Clarification on dirt-racing event to be held in St. Louis at Edward Jones Dome: Gateway Motorsports Park is not affiliated with the Gateway Dirt Nationals

December 6, 2016, St. Louis Region – Chris Blair, Gateway Motorsports Park’s Executive Vice President & General Manager, issued a statement today regarding the December 15-17 VP Racing Fuels Gateway Dirt Nationals at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. “As a clarification, Gateway Motorsports Park — the home of NHRA, NASCAR and INDYCAR in the St. Louis region — is not associated with the promotion and production of next ...

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Central Missouri Speedway

Central Missouri Speedway Continues Building 2017 Race Season Details!

CMS Public Relations December 2, 2016 (Warrensburg, MO) Since 1994, Central Missouri Speedway (CMS) owners and promoters Earl and Susan Walls have opened the gates of their speedway to a total of 1,774 drivers. Beginning in April 2017, another year of competition will commence at the beloved track featuring Pure Stocks, B-Mods, Street Stocks, and Modifieds and for the first time-ever as a weekly racing car class, Mod-Lites will join ...

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Turkey Bowl this Saturday, November 26th at Springfield Raceway!

Turkey Bowl X SPRINGFIELD RACEWAY…… Saturday November 26th LATEMODEL, A MODS, B MODS…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 will run spoilers…Raceceivers required please. Payout 1)2000 2)1000 3) 600 4) 550 5) 520 ...

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Big winner: Big Buck 50 victor Tim Brown cashes in during Whitetail Trophy Hunt

Wheatland, Missouri (November 16, 2016) – For Tim Brown, his October win in the Big Buck 50 Street Stock Special Presented by Whitetail Trophy Hunt is the victory that keeps on giving. Not only did the veteran Stoutland, Missouri, driver earn $5,000 when he defeated 92 other Street Stock drivers at Lucas Oil Speedway, he earned a free entry – valued at nearly $3,000 – in the Whitetail Trophy Hunt. ...

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Springfield Raceway

Springfield Raceway Ready For Turkey Bowl Sat Nov. 19th

Turkey Bowl X SPRINGFIELD RACEWAY…… Saturday November 19th LATEMODEL, A MODS, B MODS…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 will run spoilers…Raceceivers required please. Payout 1)2000 2)1000 3) 600 4) 550 5) 520 ...

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Clarksville Speedway

Clarksville Speedway Results – 11/5/16

UMP LATE MODEL – FEATURE Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Points 1 1 96T Tanner English Benton , Ky 0.00 2 3 8E Clayton Miller Elkton , Ky 0.00 3 9 33 Terry English Benton , Ky 0.00 4 4 64 Matt Potter Cunningham , Tn 0.00 5 5 9G Larry Greer Bowling Green, Ky 0.00 6 6 41 Don Young Hopkinsville , Ky 0.00 7 7 8P Ronnie Choate ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway

Tentative 2017 Lucas Oil Speedway schedule unveiled

Wheatland, Missouri (November 3, 2016) – The Inaugural Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series event next July highlights the tentative Lucas Oil Speedway 2017 schedule, announced on Thursday by Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson. The new Off Road track, which is under construction southeast of the dirt track, will bring a new form of racing to Lucas Oil Speedway – and to this part of the country – ...

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Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway & Big Ten Drivers Honored At Banquet

A large number of drivers and teams gathered at the Macon IL Community Center this past Sunday afternoon, October 30, for the annual season ending Halloween Awards Banquet for Macon IL Speedway competitors. Attendees enjoyed a delicious meal provided by Debbie and Larry from Debbie’s Diner with assistance from Bill Morris, Joe Murray, Jim Murray, Butch Snyder, and Pam Long. Drivers in each of Macon’s regular divisions as well as ...

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Dirt Late Model News

Blockbuster Start To 2016 PRI Trade Show

Indy car legend Rick Mears and NASCAR superstar Jeff Gordon helped pace the start of the 2016 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show with an unforgettable appearance at the Show’s Grand Opening Breakfast in the Indiana Convention Center’s Sagamore Ballroom Thursday morning. Hosted by MAVTV’s Dave Despain, this year’s traditional kickoff event featured a lively hour-long talk show-style program with two of the best to ever pilot a race car. ...

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals

2017 UMP DIRTcar Late Model Summer Nationals Schedule

DATE – TRACK – LOCATION – PURSE TO WIN June 15 – Kankakee County Speedway – Kankakee, IL – $5,000 June 16 – LaSalle Speedway – LaSalle, IL – $5,000 June 17 – LaSalle Speedway – LaSalle, IL – $10,000 June 18 – Daugherty Speedway – Boswell, IN – $5,000 June 19 – OFF DAY June 20 – Jacksonville Speedway – Jacksonville, IL – $5,000 June 21 – Farley Speedway ...

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World of Outlaws Launches Race Day Drug-Testing Program

Partners Exclusively with The National Center for Drug Free Sport to update Substance Abuse Policy and Manage Testing CONCORD, N.C. – Dec. 8, 2016 – The World of Outlaws announced today an exclusive partnership with The National Center for Drug Free Sport (Drug Free Sport) for a robust drug-testing program to improve the safety of competitors in compliance with a revised World of Outlaws Substance Abuse Policy. “Every major sport ...

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World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series 2017 Schedule Announced

The series is scheduled to visit 21 States and one province in the 2017 season CONCORD, N.C.- December 9, 2016 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series is set to embark on its 14th season since regrouping in 2004. The national tour – loaded with some of dirt late model racing’s heaviest hitters – will travel 21 states and one Canadian province in 2017. The 2017 series schedule ...

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Open Wheel Modified News

Blockbuster Start To 2016 PRI Trade Show

Indy car legend Rick Mears and NASCAR superstar Jeff Gordon helped pace the start of the 2016 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show with an unforgettable appearance at the Show’s Grand Opening Breakfast in the Indiana Convention Center’s Sagamore Ballroom Thursday morning. Hosted by MAVTV’s Dave Despain, this year’s traditional kickoff event featured a lively hour-long talk show-style program with two of the best to ever pilot a race car. ...

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New Tread Pattern, Compound Names, and Siping Rules Await DIRTcar UMP Competitors in 2017

CONCORD, N.C. – Dec. 7, 2016 – DIRTcar Racing, in conjunction with Hoosier Racing Tire, today announced that DIRTcar UMP Modified division drivers will have an improved tread pattern, renamed compounds, and less siping to do in the 2017 season. After three years of field testing, DIRTcar and Hoosier officials are pleased to release redesigned versions of the current A40S and H40 compounded tires. The new M-30S and M-60 tire ...

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Scott Crigler, Ken Schrader, JC Morton & Grasyn Cox take Turkey Bowl wins at Springfield Raceway!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM SPRINGFIELD RACEWAY’S TURKEY BOWL! Springfield Raceway Springfield, MO 11/26/16 MODIFIED – A-FEATURE Finish Start Car Driver Hometown 1 5 9    Ken Schrader    Dittmer , Mo 2 8 5R    Robbie Reed    Mexico , Mo 3 1 14    Steve Picou    High Ridge, Mo 4 4 90    Terry Schultz    Sedalia , Mo 5 12 26P    Bobby Pearish    Oronogo , Mo 6 13 68X    Dean Wille    Warrensburg , ...

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‘Rocket’ too light, ‘Reaper’ gets loot in Chisholm Trail Showdown

PARK CITY, Kan. (Nov. 5) — Polesitter Rodney Sanders crossed the finish line first in Saturday’s main event, but it was Ryan Gustin who took home the $5,000 Chisholm Trail Showdown winner’s paycheck at the 81 Speedway. Sanders started on the pole and led all 50 laps of the feature race, but after rolling over the scales under the minimum weight ‘The Rocket’ was disqualified and ‘The Reaper’ was awarded ...

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Sprint Car & Midget News

USAC TRACSAFE INITIATIVE AIMED AT QUICKER SAFETY RESPONSE

A USAC initiative aimed at driver safety was introduced during the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show at the Indiana Convention Center Thursday. The TraceSAFE system will launch in early 2017 and will be implemented in the three USAC National Championship Series: Silver Crown, AMSOIL National Sprint Cars and National Midgets. USAC will supply the TracSAFE equipment to teams at each of the series’ national events throughout the 2017 season. USAC ...

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World of Outlaws Launches Race Day Drug-Testing Program

Partners Exclusively with The National Center for Drug Free Sport to update Substance Abuse Policy and Manage Testing CONCORD, N.C. – Dec. 8, 2016 – The World of Outlaws announced today an exclusive partnership with The National Center for Drug Free Sport (Drug Free Sport) for a robust drug-testing program to improve the safety of competitors in compliance with a revised World of Outlaws Substance Abuse Policy. “Every major sport ...

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USAC NATIONAL MIDGET TOUR TRAVELS COAST-TO-COAST IN 2017 CAMPAIGN

Twenty-seven dates in seven states serve as the ingredients for the 2017 USAC Midget National Championship schedule. Among the events are four distinct tours that make up the bulk of the schedule such as June’s “Indiana Midget Week,” July’s weekend trip to Illinois as well as an August tour of the Heartland of America and “Pennsylvania Midget Week,” which offers a total of eight races in a busy Summer stretch. ...

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KNOXVILLE AND WILLIAMS GROVE RETURN TO THE FOLD FOR 2017 USAC SPRINT SEASON

Two of the most storied dirt tracks in the United States return to the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car calendar in 2017. On June 3, the series invades the legendary half-mile Knoxville Raceway for the first time since 2011. The Saturday night event coincides with National Sprint Car Hall of Fame induction weekend at the Iowa dirt oval. Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania’s Williams Grove Speedway, the only venue on this year’s 47-race ...

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