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NHRA Saturday Preview at Gateway Motorsports Park


NHRA Racing is set to begin at Gateway Motorsports Park. Richie Crampton (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car) Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Chip Ellis (Pro Stock Motorcycles will all try to defend their Friday top positions and win the official pole of tomorrow’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals.   Saturday Track News: The world’s biggest names in professional drag ...

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Stewart Walks Tall At Eldora

Shane Stewart - Jim Denhamer photo

Schuchart slides in for second in the final laps ROSSBURG, Ohio – Sept. 23, 2016 – Shane Stewart successfully fended off the field Friday night, ultimately winning opening night of Four Crown Nationals Weekend at Eldora Speedway. Though the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series was only scheduled to compete in a one-day, 30-lap feature that paid $10,000, Stewart ...

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Bobby Pierce wins for second straight night at Tri-City Speedway!

Bobby Pierce

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM TRI-CITY SPEEDWAY! Tri City Speedway, Granite City, IL Race Results for 9/23/2016 Night 2 of Mod Mania UMP Late Models – A-Main (35 Cars) Finish Car No Driver Hometown DQ/DNS/DNF 1 32P Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL 2 18B Shannon Babb Moweaqua, IL 3 99 Frank Heckenast, Jr. Frankfort, IL 4 11 Gordy Gundaker (L) ...

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Francis Tops Jackson 100 Qualifying at Brownstown


BROWNSTOWN, IN (September 23, 2016) – Hall-of-Fame driver Steve Francis set the overall Miller Welders Fast Time on Friday Night at Brownstown Speedway. Francis was fastest among the 42 entrants on night one of the 37th Annual Jackson 100. Heat race pole sitters for Saturday Nights’ activities will be Francis, Jimmy Owens, Cody Mahoney and Tim McCreadie. All gates will ...

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Johnson, Weyant capture Night Two wins at Hockett/McMillin Memorial at Lucas OIl Speedway

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Wheatland, Missouri (September 24, 2016) – It didn’t take long – just under seven minutes to be exact – for Wayne Johnson to score a wire-to-wire 25-lap victory Friday in Night Two of the 6th annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial at Lucas Oil Speedway. Johnson captured his third Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour victory of the season ...

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Crampton, Hight, Anderson, and Ellis Grab Top Spots at Gateway Raceway Park


Richie Crampton jumped to the Top Fuel #1 qualifier Friday at the 5th annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park.  Robert Hight dominated both Friday sessions to capture Funny Car top qualifier. Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Chip Ellis (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are also top qualifiers.  Click here for race action photos   Funny Car Robert Hight powered his dragster to ...

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NHRA Live at Gateway Motorsports Park This Weekend


WHAT: Fifth annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals, the 20th of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and the second of six races in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs. Drivers in four categories – Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle – earn points leading to 2016 NHRA Mello Yello ...

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Herrera, Daum prevail as Hockett/McMillin Memorial opens at Lucas Oil Speedway


Wheatland, Missouri (September 23, 2016) – Johnny Herrera made a late-race pass and held off veteran Sammy Swindell to prevail in the main event on Night One of the Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial at Lucas Oil Speedway. Herrera, of Albuquerque, N.M., earned $3,000 for his fifth Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour victory of the season as the ...

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Michael Long takes opening night win at Tri-City Speedway’s Mod Mania!

Michael Long

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM TRI-CITY SPEEDWAY! Pontoon Beach, IL (September 22nd, 2016) Opening night of the 12th Annual Summit Racing Equipment Modified Mania at Tri-City Speedway lived up to expectation with a spectacular feature that ended with the top two in the UMP DIRTcar National point standings finishing first and second. A huge field of 74 cars were ...

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 by Don Martin The AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals kick off this Friday at Gateway Motorsports Park.   The  next 3 days you can expect over 70,000 spectators to witness the Mello Yello National Hot Rod Association.    Over 340 entries are on the property at Gateway this weekend with all the Kings of the Sport present including John Force, Tony Schumacher, ...

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MOD Mania ON TAP at TRI-City Speedway This Week

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September 21, 2016 By Don Martin Where is the biggest UMP Race of the Weekend thats right TRI-CITY SPEEDWAY !! Starting this Thursday the biggest names in UMP Modified will all be gathering on the spacious 3/8 mile oval in Pontoon Beach, Illinois. The race is turning into an event and the Gundaker’s keep turning up the wick to make ...

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Macon IL Speedway Introduces Five Buck Night This Coming Saturday

Macon Speedway

$5 Grandstand Admission, $5 Concession Deals, & Great Racing   This coming Saturday night, September 24, Macon IL Speedway will be welcoming fans from all over with a special fan appreciation night, offering $5 grandstand admission, a $5 concession combo, and a special on beer.  The night will be action packed with seven divisions of racing on the card, racing ...

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12th Annual Summit Racing Equipment Modified Mania at Tri-City Speedway September 22nd – 24th!


Pontoon Beach, IL – Another huge field of UMP DIRTcar Modifieds and UMP DIRTcar Late Models are expected to be on hand this Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Tri-City Speedway for the 12th Annual Summit Racing Equipment Modified Mania. Not only will the UMP DIRTcar Modifieds be battling for the winners share of $3,000 on Thursday, $4,000 on Friday and ...

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