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Gateway Motorsports Park’s inaugural INDYCAR event receives prestigious 2017 Spirit of St. Louis Award from St. Louis Attractions Association

January 17, 2018, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, today received the prestigious and coveted 2017 Spirit of St. Louis Award for its inaugural Verizon IndyCar Series race, the Bommarito Automotive Group 500. The Spirit of St. Louis Award is a nominated program, activity or event that has contributed to the St. Louis region in that it has raised public awareness, increased visitorship, or in general ...

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DIRTcar Racing Concludes 34th Season with 2017 Tribute to Excellence National Awards Banquet

Over $360,000 in points fund money distributed for the 2017 racing season by Matt Prieur SPRINGFIELD, IL — Jan. 14, 2018 — Champions from around the country were honored on Saturday, January 14th during the 34th Annual DIRTcar Racing Tribute to Excellence National Awards Banquet at The Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL. National and regional champions across 10 divisions were honored for their accomplishments from the 2017 racing season as ...

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Brandon Sheppard wins Wild West Shootout finale!

Sheppard Romps to $13K Wild West Shootout Finale Win with Strand & Searing Scoring as Well Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 14, 2018) – Reigning World of Outlaws Late Model champion stormed to a $13,000 triumph in dominant fashion by wiring the field in Sunday night’s 50-lap Super Late Model feature that put the finishing touches on the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented O’Reilly Auto Parts at ...

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Weiss Wires Wild West Shootout Round Five with Stormy Scott & Josh Cain Victorious as Well

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 13, 2018) – Canada’s Ricky Weiss turned in a dominant performance in Saturday night’s fifth round of Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented O’Reilly Auto Parts action by wiring the Super Late Model field in the 40-lap feature event atop the 1/3-mile FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway clay oval.   Weiss raced to a nearly six second triumph to pocket $5,000 in the ...

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Marlar Masters Wild West Shootout Round Four with Jegtvig & Searing also Posting Wins

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 12, 2018) – After being in the hunt throughout the previous rounds, Tennessee’s Mike Marlar put together a perfect night on Friday to capture his first Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented O’Reilly Auto Parts win in the 30-lap Super Late Model feature event atop the 1/3-mile FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway.   Marlar wired the field to capture the $5,000 bag o’ ...

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Winter Freeze VIII at Screven Motor Speedway Opens the Door to a Milestone Season

Series veterans, Championship hopefuls and Rookie of the Year contenders seek early season victories CONCORD, NC¬¬- Jan. 12, 2018- In less than 30 days the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series will embark on its 30th commemorative anniversary season at Screven Motor Speedway. This milestone year not only allows the Series to celebrate its storied past, but highlights the importance of the drivers, teams, and officials who will continue ...

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DIRTcar UMP Modifieds to Race 14 Times in Florida in January/February

East Bay Raceway Park, North Florida Speedway and Volusia Speedway Park to host CONCORD, NC – Jan. 11, 2018 – With the 2018 racing season on the horizon, the annual pilgrimage to Florida for Speedweeks traditionally begins a new campaign for a variety of drivers and teams from throughout North America. The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds are once again the busiest class with 14 dates on their calendar at three different ...

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Dirt Late Model News

DIRTcar Racing Concludes 34th Season with 2017 Tribute to Excellence National Awards Banquet

Over $360,000 in points fund money distributed for the 2017 racing season by Matt Prieur SPRINGFIELD, IL — Jan. 14, 2018 — Champions from around the country were honored on Saturday, January 14th during the 34th Annual DIRTcar Racing Tribute to Excellence National Awards Banquet at The Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL. National and regional champions across 10 divisions were honored for their accomplishments from the 2017 racing season as ...

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Brandon Sheppard wins Wild West Shootout finale!

Sheppard Romps to $13K Wild West Shootout Finale Win with Strand & Searing Scoring as Well Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 14, 2018) – Reigning World of Outlaws Late Model champion stormed to a $13,000 triumph in dominant fashion by wiring the field in Sunday night’s 50-lap Super Late Model feature that put the finishing touches on the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented O’Reilly Auto Parts at ...

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Open Wheel Modified News

DIRTcar Racing Concludes 34th Season with 2017 Tribute to Excellence National Awards Banquet

Over $360,000 in points fund money distributed for the 2017 racing season by Matt Prieur SPRINGFIELD, IL — Jan. 14, 2018 — Champions from around the country were honored on Saturday, January 14th during the 34th Annual DIRTcar Racing Tribute to Excellence National Awards Banquet at The Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL. National and regional champions across 10 divisions were honored for their accomplishments from the 2017 racing season as ...

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DIRTcar UMP Modifieds to Race 14 Times in Florida in January/February

East Bay Raceway Park, North Florida Speedway and Volusia Speedway Park to host CONCORD, NC – Jan. 11, 2018 – With the 2018 racing season on the horizon, the annual pilgrimage to Florida for Speedweeks traditionally begins a new campaign for a variety of drivers and teams from throughout North America. The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds are once again the busiest class with 14 dates on their calendar at three different ...

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Johnny Scott takes Wild West Shootout Modified win!

Arizona Speedway 1/7/2018 MVT/Border International USRA Modifieds presented by Arizona Differential:   Heat Races – Top 16 in passing points advance to “A” Main, balance to 2 “B” Mains   Heat One (8 Laps):  1. 0-Jake O’Neil, 2. 15k-Justin Kay, 3. 69-Lucas Schott, 4. 29d-Brad Dierks, 5. 6d-Dylan Goplen, 6. 96-R.C. Whitwell, 7. 4-Billy Vogel, 8. 18z-Zane Devilbiss, 9. X57-Richie Davis, 10. 2s-Stormy Scott.   Heat Two (8 Laps):  1. ...

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Ricky Thornton, Jr. takes Modified Wild West Shootout win!

By Lonnie Wheatley – Chandler, Arizona’s Ricky Thornton, Jr., picked right up where he left off last year, racing to victory lane in the 25-lap MVT/Border International USRA Modified presented by Arizona Differential feature event after topping last year’s Wild West Shootout points. After three aborted starts, fourth-starter Thornton, Jr., split the front row of Josh Angst and Matt Leer at the outset en route to a wire-to-wire triumph in ...

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Sprint Car & Midget News

Christopher Bell Goes Back To Back At The Chili Bowl

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 13, 2018) With the thunderous applause of packed grandstands, Oklahoma’s Christopher Bell added his name to the history books yet again with his second Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire victory in as many years. Handing Keith Kunz his seventh win as a car owner, and fourth consecutive since 2015, the weekend included three preliminary night wins and a Saturday night ...

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Justin Grant Hustles To Vacuworx Qualifying Night Victory

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 12, 2018) Justin Grant found the cushion early and never left it during Friday’s 25 lap Vacuworx Qualifying Night A-Feature in the 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. Rolling past 2008 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Champion, Damion Gardner, on Lap 17 to claim his second consecutive Friday night victory for Clauson-Marshall Racing in the NOS Energy No. 17bc, Grant ...

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Christopher Bell Dominates John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 11, 2018) Treating Keith Kunz to his third trip to Victory Lane in as many nights during the 32nd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, Oklahoma’s Christopher Bell put his title defense in high-gear with a dominating performance during Thursday’s John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night. Three for three in prelim night wins, Bell commented on the run by saying, “It’s just ...

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Rico Abreu Returns To Victory Lane With Hard Rock Casino Qualifying Night Triumph

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 10, 2018) After 15 ½ weeks out of a Racecar following a hard crash at the Four Crown Nationals, California’s Rico Abreu was the class of the field in Wednesday’s Hard Rock Casino Qualifying Night A-Feature. Securing a spot in his sixth career Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire championship A-Feature with his third career prelim triumph, Abreu’s win was a ...

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