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Springfield Raceway Hosts Watson Metal Masters Night

Saturday , August 18-After another night last week of racing action that kept you on the edge of your seat, Springfield Raceway will be back in action with Watson Metal Masters night at the races. Fans will be treated with all 5 classes racing on the 1/4 mile clay oval . With only 2 weeks left in the Championship Chase ...

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STUFF TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Gateway Motorsports Park’s 2018 Bommarito Automotive Group 500 INDYCAR Weekend

Gateway Motorsports Park’s 2018 Bommarito Automotive Group 500 INDYCAR Weekend: STUFF TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO     August 15, 2018, St. Louis Region – Here are some things race fans headed to Gateway Motorsports Park for the August 24-25 INDYCAR Weekend should know to make their experience more enjoyable.   The 2018 edition of the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 INDYCAR ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway Spotlight: Former baseball, basketball standout Ewing making mark in dirt racing

WHEATLAND, Missouri (Aug. 15, 2018) – Robbe Ewing was one of the region’s most-decorated multi-sport athletes during his playing days at Stockton High School before going on to play college baseball. Nowadays, Ewing is making a name for himself in a different kind of sport, wheeling a race car around dirt ovals. “It fills that void of competition,” Ewing said ...

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Nichols Becoming a Springfield Mile Legend

August 15, 2018-Springfield, IL By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff   When Jeremy Nichols made his first start in the annual Sportsman Nationals at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in 2012, he may have hoped for success but never imagined that he would join or pass the legendary names in the auto racing record books of the historic venue.  Not only ...

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Lincoln Speedway Set To Begin Busy State Fair Race Weekend

410 Non Wing Sprints To Headline Friday Night Racing (Lincoln, IL) This weekend is, as always, a racefan’s dream in Central Illinois.  With four huge events in three days, fans from all over the country make this a vacation destination.  It all begins on Friday night, August 17, at Lincoln Speedway, followed by two afternoons of racing at the Illinois ...

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Fan Appreciation Night at Lucas Oil Speedway features tight championship chases and vintage race cars

WHEATLAND, Missouri (Aug. 14, 2018) – The home stretch of Lucas Oil Speedway’s Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing Series resumes Saturday night with tight points battles to watch at TA/Petro Fan Appreciation Night Presented by The Ozarks CW/O-Zone. In the first of two remaining programs until season champions are crowned, fans also will be treated to food and drink specials ...

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BC39 ENTRY LIST UP TO 76 AS DARLAND, LEARY AND BRIGHT SIGN IN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Speedway, Indiana………The latest flurry of entries has pushed the driver roster for the Driven2SaveLives “BC39” presented by NOS Energy Drink to 76 for the USAC P1 Insurance National Midget event that will be held September 5-6 at the new Dirt Track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Among those are three entries from the team ...

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FIRST-TIME WINNERS AT SPRINGFIELD TRANSLATE TO USAC CHAMPS

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Springfield, Illinois………When Justin Grant took the checkered flag in the 2017 running of the “Bettenhausen 100” at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, it was a culmination of a dream afternoon for the Ione, Calif. native. Not only did he capture a victory in one of the most prestigious events on the schedule, he joined a ...

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Kenny Wallace takes win at Terre Haute Action Track!

August 12th, 2018 UMP DIRTcar Modified Feature: 1. Kenny Wallace 2. Tyler Nicely 3. David Stremme 4. Ken Schrader 5. Richie Lex 6. Brian Shaw 7. Broc Burton 8. James Walters 9. Dave Baldwin 10. Jake Leitzman 11. Jay Humphrey, Jr. 12. Tyler Loughmiller 13. Kenny Carmichael, Sr. 14. Daren Krockenberger 15. Ian Keller 16. Rick Weitekamp 17. Chad Weiner ...

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Kelly Kovski To Make ARCA Comeback This Weekend

Kovski to Make ARCA Comeback at Springfield   August 13, 2018-Springfield, IL By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff   “He’s back”!  That simple phrase would be selling short the story of Springfield, Illinois race driver Kelly Kovski.  Kovski’s racing career, put on hold last February due to injuries from an accident, has re-started and according to the Automobile Racing Club ...

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ROBERT BALLOU WINS AS MSCS RETURNS TO TERRE HAUTE

Terre Haute, IN – August 12, 2018 – Sunday evening the Hoosier Tire MSCS Sprint Car Series appeared at the Terre Haute Action Track for the Mountain Dew Family Night event. It was the first appearance at the track for the series since the 2015 season. Thirty drivers would register and take qualifying laps. The 25 lap feature became a ...

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LEARY RACES TO A WIN AT THE HOOSIER SPRINT NATIONALS

Haubstadt, IN – August 11, 2018 – Sprint car driver C.J. Leary was in top form once again in conquering the high banks of Tri-State Speedway Saturday night. The Greenfield, IN, driver was the overall fastest qualifier from all three groups that timed. Then he won his heat before topping off the evening by winning the 14th annual Hoosier Sprint ...

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FIELD OF 40+ GUNS FOR SATURDAY’S BETTENHAUSEN 100 AT SPRINGFIELD

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Springfield, Illinois (August 13, 2018)………A field of 40-plus USAC Silver Crown Champ Car drivers are expected to compete in this Saturday’s “Bettenhausen 100” at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. From top-to-bottom, the list includes seven Silver Crown championships, 13 “Bettenhausen 100” victories and 97 total Silver Crown wins, with 15 states represented. One ...

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DARLAND RIDES AGAIN AT SPRINGFIELD SATURDAY FOR KAZMARK

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Springfield, Illinois (Aug. 13, 2018)………Dave Darland, a three-time winner on the Springfield Mile, has teamed up with car owner Gene Kazmark to compete in this Saturday’s “Bettenhausen 100” USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series race at the Illinois State Fairgrounds.   Darland leads all drivers in series history with 198 career starts entering ...

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Brandon Sheppard wins at Jacksonville!

Late Model dash: Heckenast, Pierce, Babb, Shirley, Flessner, Feger Late Model heat 1: Pierce, Heckenast, Babb, Gardner, Griffaw, Dively, Shannon, Parga, Maguire Late Model heat 2: Sheppard, Shirley, Feger, Kloos, Flessner, Medford, Hammerle, Ketterer, Vandenberg Late Model feature: 1. Brandon Sheppard 2. Bobby Pierce 3. Brian Shirley 4. Frank Heckenast, Jr. 5. Jason Feger 6. Shannon Babb 7. Michael Kloos ...

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Quad City Speedway Results – 8/12/18

Quad City Speedway Race Results August 12, 2018 Late Model Feature: 1. Andy Nezworski, 2. Jeremiah Hurst, 3. Matt Ryan, 4. Chuck Hanna, 5. Rob Toland, 6. Gary Webb, 7. John Bell, 8. BJ Jackson, 9. Leroy Brener, 10. David Norton, 11. Cord Williams, 12. Perry Gellerstedt. 13. Shawn Lewis. Heat 1: 1. Jeremiah Hurst, 2. Andy Nezworski, 3. Gary ...

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