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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 ...

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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 ...

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Three-time NHRA world champion Antron Brown has four consecutive AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals wins at Gateway Motorsports Park

Three-time NHRA Top Fuel Dragster world champion Antron Brown: Will he regain his stranglehold on Gateway Motorsports Park’s victory lane at this weekend’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals? September 18, 2018, St. Louis Region – Over the past decade, nobody has won more Top Fuel Dragster races than Antron Brown (50, good for the fourth-most in history) nor have they won more ...

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Payton Looney Lands in COMP Cams Super Dirt Series Victory Lane

5th Annual Lucas Oil Fall Nationals Up Next Springfield, Missouri (09/15/18) – Home state driver, Payton Looney shot to the lead on the third circuit of Saturday night’s COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) presented by Lucas Oil event at Springfield Raceway and never looked back on his way to his first-career win with the tour. The victory was worth ...

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Jimmy Owens Breaks Through With His First Knoxville Late Model Nationals Win!

Tad Pospisil Wins Bang Bang Finish with Malvern Bank SLMR Series by Bill Wright                                                                                                 KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 15, 2018) – Over the years, Newport, Tennesee’s Jimmy Owens has had his share of bad luck at the Lucas Oil Knoxville Late Model Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores, but Saturday night his perseverance paid off to the tune of $40,000!  Gaining ...

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Highland Speedway Results – 9/15/18

B Modifieds A Feature 1 15 laps | 00:00:00 Pos Start Driver Hometown Car 1 1 Michael Ripperda 25 2 5 Brian Bielong Summerfield, IL 66M 3 3 Brett Korves Swansen, IL 25K 4 10 Bret Eilerman Highland, IL 63E 5 7 Cody Zobrist Highland, IL 787 6 6 Ryan Hamilton Fairview Heights, IL 58R 7 15 Jimmy Cummins Highland, ...

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Lake Ozark Speedway Results – 9/15/18

Lake Ozark Speedway

360 Sprints – Winged A Feature 1 25 laps | 00:05:32.140 Pos Start Driver Hometown Car 1 1 Jonathan Cornell Sedalia, MO 28 2 2 Miles Paulus Marshall, MO 21 3 3 Randy Martin California, MO 14 4 5 Ben Brown Marshall, MO 49B 5 7 Evan Martin Lohman, MO 4 6 6 Ayrton Gennetten Versailles, MO 3 7 4 ...

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Charleston Speedway Results – 9/15/18

B Modifieds A Feature 1 00:00:00 Pos Start Driver Hometown Car 1 2 Nick Miller Charleston, IL 30 2 1 Everett Bradham Olney, IL 37 3 4 J R Wiltermood Windsor, IL 93J 4 8 B.J. Deal Brownstown, IL 3W 5 6 Jordan Smith Villa Grove, IL 13 6 5 Deece Schwartz Ashmore, IL 121 7 12 Anthony Tucker 55 ...

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Peoria Speedway Results – 9/15/18

Peoria Speedway

B Modifieds A Feature 1 15 laps | 00:00:00 Pos Start Driver Hometown Car 1 6 Dustin Schram Sterling, IL 92 2 3 Austin Simpson Bartonville, IL 75 3 1 Dakota Traver Trivoli, IL 36 4 11 Floyd Jordan Jr Pekin, IL 1JR 5 4 Trevor Neville Mackinaw, IL 777 6 5 Jim Hibser Bartonville, IL 28 7 2 Johnny ...

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Wild Action at Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) Eight racing classes and 120-plus cars flooded the pits on a night set up for a Street Stock spectacular and a Hornet hootenanny. The qualifying heat races were completed just after the 9pm hour, two hours after the first green flag of the night. Numerous caution flags, thanks to spinouts and wrecks in turn two most of the ...

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By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Haubstadt, Indiana………An unprecedented accomplishment deserves an unprecedented celebration in Kevin Thomas, Jr.’s book. Just moments after taking the checkered flag to become the first three-time winner of the “Haubstadt Hustler” at Tri-State Speedway, Thomas found himself sandwiched between a pile of racecars in turn one with heavy damage to the front end of his ...

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Seavey Victorious in Barlow Memorial at Jacksonville Speedway

Jacksonville, IL – Taking his fifth POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League victory of the 2018, and his first-career Herb Barlow Memorial win, Logan Seavey took the checkers first at Jacksonville Speedway over Tanner Carrick and Zeb Wise. Starting outside the front row to Tanner Carrick, at the drop of the green flag Seavey fell in line as Carrick set ...

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By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Terre Haute, Indiana………It’s certainly been a whirlwind week-plus of highs for Brady Bacon.   Last Thursday, he picked up a victory worth $15,000 in the BC39 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  On Monday, he became a father for the third time with the birth of daughter, Linley.  And Friday, he hit the jackpot ...

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