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Chris Ferguson Wins Thrilling Magnolia State Cotton Pickin’ 100 Opener

Championship Night Set for Saturday Evening Columbus, Mississippi (09/21/18) – The racing action at the Magnolia State Cotton Pickin’ 100 presented by Country Pleasin Sausage at Magnolia Motor Speedway officially came to life on Friday night, and it definitely didn’t disappoint. 165 racecars in five divisions filled the pit area. Chris Ferguson started the night by besting 57 Super Late Model entries to blaze to the fastest lap in time ...

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Jameson Leads Jackson 100 Qualifying

BROWNSTOWN, IND. (September 21, 2018) – Kentucky driver, Jason Jameson set the overall Miller Welders Fast Time amongst the 40 entrants on Friday night at Brownstown Speedway. Jameson claimed the spot over all and in Group A with a lap of 13.538 seconds in the James Rattliff-owned #12 entry.   Mason Zeigler set the fastest time in Group B with a lap of 14.115 seconds. Heat race pole sitters for ...

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Meet drag racing legend Shirley Muldowney at this weekend’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park

  Three-time Top Fuel Dragster world champion was first woman to win a national event     September 19, 2018, St. Louis Region – Race fans will have the opportunity to meet a genuine legend at this weekend’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois.   Women competing in professional drag today are commonplace. But in the sport’s early days, it was more or less considered ...

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Dennis Erb, Jr. Gains Fifteen Spots at Knoxville Raceway; Jackson 100 Next

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series schedule heated back up on September 13-15 with the 15th Annual ‘Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals’ at the storied Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa. The dirt-slinging action started with a pair of $7,000 to win preliminary showdowns at the 1/2-mile, semi-banked Hawkeye State venue. On Thursday night, Dennis Erb, Jr. placed seventh in his heat race, fourth in the C-Main, ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin 9.20.2018 Below are the rankings after the 15th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals at Knoxville Raceway last weekend. Jimmy Owens took home $40,000 Saturday night on the famed ½ mile. The Newport, Tennessee driver has Durham Racing Engines under the hood of his Integra Shocks, Rocket Chassis #20. This was Owens first late model Championship at Knoxville. He has won some preliminaries but never got the ...

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Scott Bloomquist Finishes Fourth in Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals; Announces Entry into USRA Fall Nationals at Southern New Mexico Speedway

Announces Entry into USRA Fall Nationals at Southern New Mexico Speedway Mooresburg, Tennessee (09/19/18) – Scott Bloomquist battled through adversity to race to a fourth-place finish on Saturday night in his Reece Monuments #0 Petroff Towing/ Sweet-Bloomquist Race Car/ Durham Racing Engine Super Late Model during the finale for the 15th annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals. “We were good early, and then we lost a cylinder, and just ...

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Macon Speedway

Five Dollar Grandstand Admission To Fill Stands Saturday At Macon Speedway

Six Divisions Plus Spectator Drags & Kids Boxcar Races Highlight Evening (Macon, IL) Macon Speedway is set for the always popular “Five Buck Night” this coming Saturday, September 22.  The event is a fan favorite, as it’s just $5 to get in the grandstands to see all the popular weekly divisions.  There will also be $5 combo deals in the concession stand as well as two beers for $5.  On ...

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St. Francois County Raceway Results – 9/15/18

Hello race fans! This is your race recap for September 15th, 2018 at St. Francois County Raceway. It was a great night of racing with $1000 going to the winner of the A-Modified main event. Also in attendance was the 206 karts which put on a good show on the small track. Now, it is time to get to racing action. Up first for the night was the 206 Karts. ...

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16-time NHRA Funny Car world champion John Force aiming for his 150th career win at this weekend’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park

  September 17, 2018, St. Louis Region – For the 34th season in a row John Force will finish the campaign in the Top Ten. That is not the 16-time NHRA Funny Car champion’s ultimate goal. In what seems to be a bottomless pit of passion and drive, Force will be focused on his 17th Mello Yello NHRA world championship and his 150th win when he pulls his PEAK-backed Chevrolet Camaro ...

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Dirt Late Model News

Chris Ferguson Wins Thrilling Magnolia State Cotton Pickin’ 100 Opener

Championship Night Set for Saturday Evening Columbus, Mississippi (09/21/18) – The racing action at the Magnolia State Cotton Pickin’ 100 presented by Country Pleasin Sausage at Magnolia Motor Speedway officially came to life on Friday night, and it definitely didn’t disappoint. 165 racecars in five divisions filled the pit area. Chris Ferguson started the night by besting 57 Super Late Model entries to blaze to the fastest lap in time ...

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Jameson Leads Jackson 100 Qualifying

BROWNSTOWN, IND. (September 21, 2018) – Kentucky driver, Jason Jameson set the overall Miller Welders Fast Time amongst the 40 entrants on Friday night at Brownstown Speedway. Jameson claimed the spot over all and in Group A with a lap of 13.538 seconds in the James Rattliff-owned #12 entry.   Mason Zeigler set the fastest time in Group B with a lap of 14.115 seconds. Heat race pole sitters for ...

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Dennis Erb, Jr. Gains Fifteen Spots at Knoxville Raceway; Jackson 100 Next

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series schedule heated back up on September 13-15 with the 15th Annual ‘Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals’ at the storied Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa. The dirt-slinging action started with a pair of $7,000 to win preliminary showdowns at the 1/2-mile, semi-banked Hawkeye State venue. On Thursday night, Dennis Erb, Jr. placed seventh in his heat race, fourth in the C-Main, ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin 9.20.2018 Below are the rankings after the 15th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals at Knoxville Raceway last weekend. Jimmy Owens took home $40,000 Saturday night on the famed ½ mile. The Newport, Tennessee driver has Durham Racing Engines under the hood of his Integra Shocks, Rocket Chassis #20. This was Owens first late model Championship at Knoxville. He has won some preliminaries but never got the ...

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Open Wheel Modified News

Super Nationals engine auction adds $20,600 to Saturday purse

BOONE, Iowa – Proceeds from the auction of champions’ engines added another $20,600 to the Saturday night purse paid at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. Stock Car champion Damon Murty’s engine was claimed by the track for $500 and gaveled at $7,300 so each of the other 29 starters in that event get another $234.48 on top of their purse shares. The power plant that put ...

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Aikey is Modified champion at IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals

Media Contact: Bill Martin, bmartin@imca.com 319 472-2201, x 213   Aikey adds to IMCA Super Nationals legacy with Modified championship   BOONE, Iowa (Sept. 8) – A driver who’s made plenty of history at the IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s made even more Saturday night. Jeff Aikey, a six-time Late Model champion at America’s Racin’ Vacation, started on the pole and led all 40 laps of the ...

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Ken Schrader wins Bill Oldani Memorial at DuQuoin’s Magic Mile!

September 3rd, 2018 Heat 1: 1. Ken Schrader 2. Jason Sissom 3. David Shain 4. Jeff Parks 5. Bryan Higgerson 6. Rick Weitekamp 7. Bobby Burrows 8. Brian Heizer 9. John Rathgeber Heat 2: 1. Tony Stewart 2. Brian Shaw 3. Bobby Regot III 4. Jim Shipman 5. Joe Graf, Jr. 6. Blake Cook 7. Chris Winters 8. Michael Jones 9. Mitchell Baker Bill Oldani Memorial 20 1. Ken Schrader ...

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Mike Harrison Continues Domination at Fayette County Speedway

BROWNSTOWN, IL – SEPTEMBER 2, 2018 The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series concluded the Labor Day weekend swing at the Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, IL on Sunday night for the Don Lamacchia Memorial event. Mike Harrison from Highland, IL would cap off his dominating weekend with another victory in his Impressive Chassis #24H entry and collect the $5,000 pay day. Brian Bielong and Mike Harrison would lead the ...

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Sprint Car & Midget News

Herrera, Nicholson earn feature wins on Night Two of Hockett/McMillin Memorial

WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 22, 2018) – Veteran Johnny Herrera found his best stride late to pick up Friday night’s Lucas Oil ASCS Winged Sprint Series feature win at the 8th annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial. The win was Herrera’s first of the season, snapping an 80-race winless streak. It came at an ideal time, giving the Albuquerque, New Mexico driver valuable points toward starting position for Saturday night’s $10,000-to-win main ...

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Sprint Car World Mourns Loss of Greg Hodnett

CONCORD, NC — Sept. 20, 2018 — It is with heavy hearts that we express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of sprint car driver Greg Hodnett and the Heffner Racing team. Hodnett, 48, of Spring Grove, PA, passed away following a crash during a sprint car race Thursday night at BAPS Motor Speedway. One of the most popular Keystone State drivers that comprises the PA Posse, Hodnett was the ...

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Johnson, Richards capture opening-night Hockett/McMillin Memorial feature wins at Lucas Oil Speedway

By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 20, 2018) – Wayne Johnson took Thursday’s opening-night headliner at the 8th annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial, leading all 25 laps of the Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car feature at Lucas Oil Speedway. Johnson earned his third national-tour series win of the season, holding off defending Hockett/McMillin Memorial champion and 2018 series leader Sam Hafertepe for the $3,000 win. In the POWRi Lucas ...

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Hockett-McMillin Memorial fires up Thursday at Lucas Oil Speedway

WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 18, 2018) – With record car counts expected and big money on the line, one of the nation’s elite open-wheel events of 2018 rolls into Lucas Oil Speedway this week for the 8th annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial. The three-night event begins on Thursday and features the Lucas Oil ASCS Winged Sprint Cars and POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprints. Full programs for all the ASCS Winged Sprints ...

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Illinois

Rickey Frankel, Josh Harris, Earl Pryor, Blaze Burwell & Chris Soutiea take wins at Tri-City Speedway

B Modifieds A Feature 1 00:00:00 Pos Start Driver Hometown Car 1 2 Earl Pryor Troy, MO 57E 2 1 Rick Conoyer St Peters, MO 56 3 4 Larry Anderson Clay City, IL 43A 4 3 Clint Young Ava, IL 42 5 9 Stephen Fohne Troy, IL 29F 6 8 Billy Knebel Pocohontas, IL 52K 7 10 Willy Myers Collinsville, IL 21M 8 7 Jimmy Cummins Highland, IL 19 9 ...

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Meet drag racing legend Shirley Muldowney at this weekend’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park

  Three-time Top Fuel Dragster world champion was first woman to win a national event     September 19, 2018, St. Louis Region – Race fans will have the opportunity to meet a genuine legend at this weekend’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois.   Women competing in professional drag today are commonplace. But in the sport’s early days, it was more or less considered ...

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Macon Speedway

Five Dollar Grandstand Admission To Fill Stands Saturday At Macon Speedway

Six Divisions Plus Spectator Drags & Kids Boxcar Races Highlight Evening (Macon, IL) Macon Speedway is set for the always popular “Five Buck Night” this coming Saturday, September 22.  The event is a fan favorite, as it’s just $5 to get in the grandstands to see all the popular weekly divisions.  There will also be $5 combo deals in the concession stand as well as two beers for $5.  On ...

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16-time NHRA Funny Car world champion John Force aiming for his 150th career win at this weekend’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park

  September 17, 2018, St. Louis Region – For the 34th season in a row John Force will finish the campaign in the Top Ten. That is not the 16-time NHRA Funny Car champion’s ultimate goal. In what seems to be a bottomless pit of passion and drive, Force will be focused on his 17th Mello Yello NHRA world championship and his 150th win when he pulls his PEAK-backed Chevrolet Camaro ...

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Missouri

Herrera, Nicholson earn feature wins on Night Two of Hockett/McMillin Memorial

WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 22, 2018) – Veteran Johnny Herrera found his best stride late to pick up Friday night’s Lucas Oil ASCS Winged Sprint Series feature win at the 8th annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial. The win was Herrera’s first of the season, snapping an 80-race winless streak. It came at an ideal time, giving the Albuquerque, New Mexico driver valuable points toward starting position for Saturday night’s $10,000-to-win main ...

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Johnson, Richards capture opening-night Hockett/McMillin Memorial feature wins at Lucas Oil Speedway

By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 20, 2018) – Wayne Johnson took Thursday’s opening-night headliner at the 8th annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial, leading all 25 laps of the Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car feature at Lucas Oil Speedway. Johnson earned his third national-tour series win of the season, holding off defending Hockett/McMillin Memorial champion and 2018 series leader Sam Hafertepe for the $3,000 win. In the POWRi Lucas ...

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St. Francois County Raceway Results – 9/15/18

Hello race fans! This is your race recap for September 15th, 2018 at St. Francois County Raceway. It was a great night of racing with $1000 going to the winner of the A-Modified main event. Also in attendance was the 206 karts which put on a good show on the small track. Now, it is time to get to racing action. Up first for the night was the 206 Karts. ...

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Hockett-McMillin Memorial fires up Thursday at Lucas Oil Speedway

WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 18, 2018) – With record car counts expected and big money on the line, one of the nation’s elite open-wheel events of 2018 rolls into Lucas Oil Speedway this week for the 8th annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial. The three-night event begins on Thursday and features the Lucas Oil ASCS Winged Sprint Cars and POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprints. Full programs for all the ASCS Winged Sprints ...

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Tri-City Speedway

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Highland Speedway

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