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Dennis Erb, Jr. Starts Season in Eleven Speedweeks Events; Ready for Clarksville

Clarksville Speedway

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS)  Following a hectic start to their 2017 campaign during “Speedweeks,” Dennis Erb, Jr. and his #28 team will jump right back into dirt-slinging action over the March 3-4 weekend at Clarksville Speedway in Clarksville, Tennessee.  The East and West divisions of the MARS Dirt Car Series will converge to preside over the two-day ‘Tuckasee Toilet Bowl Classic.’  A ...

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World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series 2017 Schedule Update – Fayette County added to schedule!

The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Announces Schedule Changes CONCORD, N.C. – March 2, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series is making changes to two dates for the 2017 season. The original schedule consisting of 53-features will show a change to the location of the upcoming race in Mississippi and add one more track to ...

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DIRTcar Racing Membership Required for All Sanctioned Events

All Division drivers must have a DIRTcar License to participate and receive benefits CONCORD, N.C. – March 2, 2017 – Starting with the first events of 2017, any participants of a DIRTcar-sanctioned event will be required to hold a DIRTcar Racing membership. Any division without a 100 percent membership participation will be at risk of violating the sanction agreement and ...

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Ken Schrader To Run Mid-American Stock Car Series Events In May

Series Will Visit Indiana Fairgrounds & Lucas Oil Raceway As announced in early January, the Mid-American Stock Car Series will be heading from Wisconsin to Central Indiana to compete in a dirt-asphalt doubleheader during the month of May.  Adding to the fun will be the addition of retired NASCAR star, Ken Schrader, who will be running with the series at ...

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Lake Ozark Speedway Returns to ASCS Warrior Lineup in 2017!

Lake Ozark Speedway

TULSA, Okla. (March 1, 2017) Exciting news for race fans in Missouri broke earlier this year when it was announced that Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo. would resume operation in 2017. Dormant since 2012, the track will feature weekly racing as well as several special events, which includes four nights of competition with the Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region ...

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Midnight Madness opens 2017 Gateway Motorsports Park Dragplex season Friday, March 10

Midnight Madness is street-legal drag racing and drifting in a safer environment February 28, 2017, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois will open its 2017 season on Friday, March 10 with Midnight Madness. Midnight Madness is GMP’s street-legal drag racing and drifting program. Midnight Madness offers a safe alternative to illegal street racing and an opportunity for ...

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FREE ENTRY AND TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE FOR Du QUOIN’S “SHAMROCK CLASSIC” ON MARCH 18

Free entry is available for all “Shamrock Classic” competitors courtesy of R.E. Griesemer at https://usacracing.ticketspice.com/shamrock-classic-at-du-quoin-entry. Use the code regriesemer. The deadline for pre-entry is Monday, March 13. Entries filed after March 13 are $40. The kickoff to the start of the 2017 USAC Midget National Championship season brings the series indoors to the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin for ...

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SCHUERENBERG ESCAPES TO VICTORY LANE IN WINTER DIRT GAMES VIII FINALE

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ocala, Florida………A seventh-place starting position and a 360 degree spin at the midway point was not enough to deter Hunter Schuerenberg on the path to a “Winter Dirt Games VIII” victory Saturday night at Bubba Raceway Park. The 27-year-old Sikeston, Missouri native steadily moved his way toward the front of the field throughout the ...

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Hearn Double Dips at DIRTcar Nationals

Grabs the DIRTcar Nationals Finale and Championship BARBERVILLE, F.L – Feb. 26, 2017 – Brett ‘The Jet’ Hearn picked up his tenth DIRTcar Nationals victory with the Super DIRTcar Series at Volusia Speedway Park on Saturday night. The veteran driver from Sussex, N.J. took the lead from the start and never looked back to take the $5,000 payday in the ...

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O’Neal Wins the Feature at the DIRTcar Nationals Finale

Clanton wins DIRTcar Nationals Championship BARBERVILLE, FL- February 26, 2017- Don O’Neal of Martinsville, Ind., a veteran racer in action since 1988, has been one of the biggest names without a World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series victory. That changed in his 53rd career feature start when O’Neal finally took a coveted trip to Victory Lane during the bookend ...

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GRANT THE TOP GUN ON NIGHT ONE OF WINTER DIRT GAMES VIII

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ocala, Florida………Justin Grant’s most recent visit to Bubba Raceway Park prior to Friday night’s USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship 2017 season-opener ended in heartbreak. One year later, despite late-race contact that nearly spelled disaster for the Ione, California native, the 26-year-old Grant swiftly exorcised those demons to capture night one of “Winter Dirt ...

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Haers Holds off Sheppard and Claims DIRTcar Nationals Victory

  Brings home the first gator of the week for the Super DIRTcar Series By Mandee Pauch BARBERVILLE, F.L – Feb. 25, 2017 – The hot shoe out of Phelps, N.Y., Justin Haers, picked up his second career DIRTcar Nationals victory after holding off the 22nd starter, Matt Sheppard in Friday night’s 30-lap Super DIRTcar Series feature event at Volusia ...

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Fog a First Time Winner at Volusia

BARBERVILLE, FL. – February 25, 2016 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series took the track at Volusia Speedway Park for the first time on night 11 of DIRTcar Nationals. During the 40-lap Craftsman Club Feature fans and drivers in attendance witnessed a thick fog roll in after 10pm that was the concoction of two days of heavy ...

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Mark Smith Takes King of the 360’s Opener With ASCS Southern Outlaw Sprints

TAMPA, Fla. (February 23, 2017) The 2017 edition of the King of the 360’s and Ronald Laney Memorial saw a familiar face in Victory Lane as Pennsylvania’s Mark Smith rocketed to victory aboard the Mach 1 Chassis No. M1 with the Lucas Oil ASCS Southern Outlaw Sprints at Tampa’s East Bay Raceway Park. Giving chase from the sixth starting spot, ...

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By The Numbers: DIRTcar Racing UMP Modifieds at the 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals

By Clayton Johns BARBERVILLE, FL – February 22, 2017 – The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds concluded their portion of the 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park on Tuesday night. Ten feature races over the course of seven days produced plenty of thrilling action and culminated in Nick Hoffman earning his second straight Big Gator as the DIRTcar UMP Modified ...

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Highland Speedway, Belle-Clair Speedway & Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 adopt same Late Model tire rule for 2017

St. Louis, MO – 2/22/17 – The promoters of Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55, Belle-Clair Speedway and Highland Speedway have all reached an agreement to use the same tire rule in 2017 for the UMP DIRTcar Late Model division. The ultimate goal is to get to a single tire option using the Hoosier LM20 tire for the front tires and ...

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Hoffman Completes Big Gator Triumph; Hawkins, Taylor and Stalder Earn Victories

By Clayton Johns BARBERVILLE, FL – February 22, 2017 – Jacob Hawkins won the battle, but Nick Hoffman won the war and the Big Gator as the overall 2017 UMP Modified DIRTcar Nationals champion at Volusia Speedway Park on Tuesday night. Hawkins, Jonathan Taylor, and JE Stalder all added Gator trophies to their mantles after winning one of three UMP ...

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Sheppard Reels in Shirley for a Gator Trophy

BARBERVILLE, FL- February 22, 2017- Brandon Sheppard fought his way to Victory Lane during night eight of the 46th annual DIRTcar Nationals in the 30-lap DIRTcar Racing Late Model Feature. It wasn’t an easy path for Sheppard to get to the front of the pack as Brian Shirley tried to fend him off any way possible. Sheppard started in the ...

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