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Three Events in Three States This Week for Lucas Oil Late Model Series!

BATAVIA, OH (March 27, 2017) – The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will resume competition this week – tackling three states in three days with three action-packed events along the way.   Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, TN will host the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the first time since 2009 on Thursday, March 30th. Opening in 1973, the 1/4-mile oval has a ...

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Brandon Sheppard and Brian Shirley Ready for Illini 100

Illinois-Natives Excited to Race Near Home at a Familiar Track   CONCORD, N.C.- March 24, 2017- The best dirt Late Model drivers from around the country are rallying their troops and heading to Farmer City, IL for the ninth annual Illini 100 on March 31- April 1. The Illini 100 at Farmer City Raceway has been a staple event on the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series Schedule since ...

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Timothy Culp Lands First World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Win

Devin Moran Claims Best Finish of Season KILGORE, TX- March 26, 2017- Timothy “Hollywood” Culp etched his name in the book of World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series Winners with his victory at LoneStar Speedway. Of the six races this season, the Series has seen six different drivers win. Culp got a taste of Victory Lane two nights earlier at Whytnot Motorsports Park where he finished second behind Brandon Sheppard. The ...

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Jason Jameson over Bobby Pierce for Spring 50 win at Florence Speedway!

Florence Speedway Spring 50 March 25th, 2017 Feature: 1. Jason Jameson 2. Bobby Pierce 3. Steve Casebolt 4. Kent Robinson 5. Devin Gilpin 6. Steve Francis 7. Nick Latham 8. Andrew Reaume 9. Eddie Carrier, Jr. 10. Jesse Lay 11. John Gill 12. Austyn Mills 13. Trevor Landrum 14. Rod Conley 15. Bill Blair, Jr. 16. Brian Smith 17. Jeremy Bretz 18. Colin Green 19. Kody Evans 20. Robby Hensley ...

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Gustin golden, garners second King of America crown

HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 25) — Five days shy of his first King of America victory in 2013, Ryan Gustin became the first two-time winner of the King of America VII Modified Nationals presented by Summit Racing after a jaw-dropping performance Saturday night at the Humboldt Speedway. In tallying his 80th career USMTS triumph, the 26-year-old legend-in-the-making from Marshalltown, Iowa, pocketed a $10,000 paycheck, a new Fast Shafts carbon fiber drive ...

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Sterling Marlin Enters Super Late Model Portion Of April 8th Show In Nashville

Two-Time Daytona 500 Winner Enters April 8th Event In Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway Event To Feature ARCA & Super Late Models   (Nashville, TN) – For the third straight year, Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville will be the site of a huge early season event featuring some of the top racers in the United States.  It’s all set for Saturday, April 8th, as the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will run in ...

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With finish line in sight, rain forces final King of America qualifier to Saturday

HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 24) — After 21 races and 210 laps of racing Friday, the rain that had held off all evening finally fell on the Humboldt Speedway and forced the postponement of the final 10-lap qualifying heat at King of America VII Modified Nationals presented by Summit Racing until Saturday. The skies opened up just as the fifth and final heat race of Round #3 qualifying took the green ...

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Brandon Sheppard takes Craftsman World of Outlaw Late Model Series win at Whynot Motor Speedway!

Donald Bradsher Lands First Career Quick Time MERIDIAN, MS- March 25, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series visited Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, MS for the first time ever on March 24. A total of 45 Late Models appeared on the scene to test their luck and their skill at the House of Hook but it was ultimately Brandon Sheppard who took the checkers in the 50-lap ...

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Mike Harrison takes $1700 Thaw Brawl UMP Modified win at La Salle Speedway!

LaSalle Speedway March 24th, 2017 Thaw Brawl Heat 1: 1. Mike Harrison 2. Jeffrey Ledford 3. Brian Lynn 4. Mike McKinney Heat 2: 1. Mike Learman 2. Jamie Lomax 3. Dylan Woodling 4. Steven Brooks Heat 3: 1. Allen Weisser 2. A.J. Fike 3. Ray Bollinger 4. Bob Pohlman Semi: 1. Marshall 2. Bloom 3. Rockefeller 4. Rogers 5. Watson Feature: 1. Mike Harrison 2. Allen Weisser 3. Jamie Lomax ...

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Josh Richards takes opening night Thaw Brawl win at La Salle Speedway!

LaSalle Speedway March 24th, 2017 Thaw Brawl UMP/MARS Late Models Heat 1: 1. Bobby Pierce 2. Chris Simpson 3. Mason Oberkramer 4. Tony Jackson 5. Mike Mataragas Heat 2: 1. Josh Richards 2. Brent Larson 3. Dennis Erb, Jr. 4. Kolby Vandenbergh 5. Michael Kloos Heat 3: 1. Rob Toland 2. Scott Schmitt 3. Spencer Diercks 4. Ryan Unzicker 5. Wagner Heat 4: 1. Jason Feger 2. Tim McCreadie 3. ...

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Dirt Late Model News

Three Events in Three States This Week for Lucas Oil Late Model Series!

BATAVIA, OH (March 27, 2017) – The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will resume competition this week – tackling three states in three days with three action-packed events along the way.   Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, TN will host the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the first time since 2009 on Thursday, March 30th. Opening in 1973, the 1/4-mile oval has a ...

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Brandon Sheppard and Brian Shirley Ready for Illini 100

Illinois-Natives Excited to Race Near Home at a Familiar Track   CONCORD, N.C.- March 24, 2017- The best dirt Late Model drivers from around the country are rallying their troops and heading to Farmer City, IL for the ninth annual Illini 100 on March 31- April 1. The Illini 100 at Farmer City Raceway has been a staple event on the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series Schedule since ...

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Timothy Culp Lands First World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Win

Devin Moran Claims Best Finish of Season KILGORE, TX- March 26, 2017- Timothy “Hollywood” Culp etched his name in the book of World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series Winners with his victory at LoneStar Speedway. Of the six races this season, the Series has seen six different drivers win. Culp got a taste of Victory Lane two nights earlier at Whytnot Motorsports Park where he finished second behind Brandon Sheppard. The ...

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Jason Jameson over Bobby Pierce for Spring 50 win at Florence Speedway!

Florence Speedway Spring 50 March 25th, 2017 Feature: 1. Jason Jameson 2. Bobby Pierce 3. Steve Casebolt 4. Kent Robinson 5. Devin Gilpin 6. Steve Francis 7. Nick Latham 8. Andrew Reaume 9. Eddie Carrier, Jr. 10. Jesse Lay 11. John Gill 12. Austyn Mills 13. Trevor Landrum 14. Rod Conley 15. Bill Blair, Jr. 16. Brian Smith 17. Jeremy Bretz 18. Colin Green 19. Kody Evans 20. Robby Hensley ...

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Open Wheel Modified News

Gustin golden, garners second King of America crown

HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 25) — Five days shy of his first King of America victory in 2013, Ryan Gustin became the first two-time winner of the King of America VII Modified Nationals presented by Summit Racing after a jaw-dropping performance Saturday night at the Humboldt Speedway. In tallying his 80th career USMTS triumph, the 26-year-old legend-in-the-making from Marshalltown, Iowa, pocketed a $10,000 paycheck, a new Fast Shafts carbon fiber drive ...

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With finish line in sight, rain forces final King of America qualifier to Saturday

HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 24) — After 21 races and 210 laps of racing Friday, the rain that had held off all evening finally fell on the Humboldt Speedway and forced the postponement of the final 10-lap qualifying heat at King of America VII Modified Nationals presented by Summit Racing until Saturday. The skies opened up just as the fifth and final heat race of Round #3 qualifying took the green ...

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Mike Harrison takes $1700 Thaw Brawl UMP Modified win at La Salle Speedway!

LaSalle Speedway March 24th, 2017 Thaw Brawl Heat 1: 1. Mike Harrison 2. Jeffrey Ledford 3. Brian Lynn 4. Mike McKinney Heat 2: 1. Mike Learman 2. Jamie Lomax 3. Dylan Woodling 4. Steven Brooks Heat 3: 1. Allen Weisser 2. A.J. Fike 3. Ray Bollinger 4. Bob Pohlman Semi: 1. Marshall 2. Bloom 3. Rockefeller 4. Rogers 5. Watson Feature: 1. Mike Harrison 2. Allen Weisser 3. Jamie Lomax ...

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UMP Modifieds Getting Ready For First Of Seven Terre Haute Events

April 2nd Event Part Of Silver Crown Sumar Classic The 1/2-mile at Wabash Valley Fairgrounds in Terre Haute, IN is about to come alive with the roar of racing engines.  The season opening Sumar Classic is coming up on Sunday, April 2nd.  In addition to an outstanding field of USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars, the Scott’s Custom Colors UMP Modifieds will also be in action.  For the Mods, it will ...

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Sprint Car & Midget News

DAVE STEELE, TWO-TIME USAC SILVER CROWN CHAMP, PASSES AWAY AFTER FLORIDA SPRINT CRASH

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Dave Steele, a two-time USAC Silver Crown champion and one of the United States Auto Club’s most accomplished drivers during the 1990s and 2000s, died Saturday night, March 25 after a crash on the opening lap of a Southern Sprint Car Shootout Series-sanctioned event at Bradenton, Florida’s Desoto Speedway. He was 42 years old. Steele ranks 14th on USAC’s national win list with 60 ...

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Bell Doubles Down, Sweeps Fourth Annual Turnpike Challenge Weekend in Front of Hometown Crowd

Oklahoma City, OK – In fan-thrilling fashion, Christopher Bell stole the checkers in the opening night of the Fourth Annual Turnpike Challenge at I-44 Riverside Speedway and then backed it up with a dominant victory for night two, claiming a weekend sweep with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget and West Midget Leagues.  Bell’s 23rd career victory moved him solidly into the third position on the all-time win list with ...

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Bell Picks Up Hometown Win at I-44 Riverside Speedway

Oklahoma City, OK – After a postponement of the remaining portion of Friday’s show due to rain, it was hometown hero and NASCAR star Christopher Bell charging to the front from the ninth starting position to dominate night one’s POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget and West Midget League feature event for the Fourth Annual Turnpike Challenge.  Bell’s opening night win places him tied for third with Brad Kuhn on the ...

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DEFENDING WINNER C.J. LEARY AIMS FOR REPEAT SUCCESS IN APRIL 2ND SUMAR CLASSIC AT TERRE HAUTE

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media In May of 1997, back when C.J. Leary was just a year old, the Leary family reached USAC Silver Crown victory lane for the first time. Chuck Leary, C.J.’s father, scored a prestigious win in the “Hoosier Hundred” at the Indiana State Fairgrounds for his first and only career USAC National triumph. It may have just been a single victory, but oh, what a ...

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