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New Tread Pattern, Compound Names, and Siping Rules Await DIRTcar UMP Competitors in 2017

CONCORD, N.C. – Dec. 7, 2016 – DIRTcar Racing, in conjunction with Hoosier Racing Tire, today announced that DIRTcar UMP Modified division drivers will have an improved tread pattern, renamed compounds, and less siping to do in the 2017 season. After three years of field testing, DIRTcar and Hoosier officials are pleased to release redesigned versions of the current A40S and H40 compounded tires. The new M-30S and M-60 tire ...

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Mark Martin reflects on Ozarks’ racing memories ahead of Hall of Fame induction

Wheatland, Missouri (December 6, 2016) – The flat, half-mile asphalt oval where so many memories were made is long gone. But when Mark Martin returns to the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds in Springfield on Jan. 7, memories are sure to come flooding back. “Man, it’s going to be really cool. I’m pumped up about it,” Martin said of his upcoming induction into the Ozarks Area Racers Foundation Hall of Fame. Just ...

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Clarification on dirt-racing event to be held in St. Louis at Edward Jones Dome: Gateway Motorsports Park is not affiliated with the Gateway Dirt Nationals

December 6, 2016, St. Louis Region – Chris Blair, Gateway Motorsports Park’s Executive Vice President & General Manager, issued a statement today regarding the December 15-17 VP Racing Fuels Gateway Dirt Nationals at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. “As a clarification, Gateway Motorsports Park — the home of NHRA, NASCAR and INDYCAR in the St. Louis region — is not associated with the promotion and production of next ...

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Central Missouri Speedway

Central Missouri Speedway Continues Building 2017 Race Season Details!

CMS Public Relations December 2, 2016 (Warrensburg, MO) Since 1994, Central Missouri Speedway (CMS) owners and promoters Earl and Susan Walls have opened the gates of their speedway to a total of 1,774 drivers. Beginning in April 2017, another year of competition will commence at the beloved track featuring Pure Stocks, B-Mods, Street Stocks, and Modifieds and for the first time-ever as a weekly racing car class, Mod-Lites will join ...

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Turkey Bowl this Saturday, November 26th at Springfield Raceway!

Turkey Bowl X SPRINGFIELD RACEWAY…… Saturday November 26th LATEMODEL, A MODS, B MODS…Legends //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// LATEMODEL……… MARS/NCRA/Corn belt Clash/ NE SMITH Type Rules Steel Block Motors 2200LBS-Aluminium motors 2300…Tire Rule-Hoosier WRS D55, Hoosier LM 40,LO6,1640. Crate Late Models Run under NE Smith Rules … Crate 55 or Crate 21 ( apply to crate only) tire rule Latemodels will run spoilers…Raceceivers required please. Payout 1)2000 2)1000 3) 600 4) 550 5) 520 ...

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Big winner: Big Buck 50 victor Tim Brown cashes in during Whitetail Trophy Hunt

Wheatland, Missouri (November 16, 2016) – For Tim Brown, his October win in the Big Buck 50 Street Stock Special Presented by Whitetail Trophy Hunt is the victory that keeps on giving. Not only did the veteran Stoutland, Missouri, driver earn $5,000 when he defeated 92 other Street Stock drivers at Lucas Oil Speedway, he earned a free entry – valued at nearly $3,000 – in the Whitetail Trophy Hunt. ...

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Springfield Raceway

Springfield Raceway Ready For Turkey Bowl Sat Nov. 19th

Turkey Bowl X SPRINGFIELD RACEWAY…… Saturday November 19th LATEMODEL, A MODS, B MODS…Legends ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////… LATEMODEL……… MARS/NCRA/Corn belt Clash/ NE SMITH Type Rules Steel Block Motors 2200LBS-Aluminium motors 2300…Tire Rule-Hoosier WRS D55, Hoosier LM 40,LO6,1640. Crate Late Models Run under NE Smith Rules … Crate 55 or Crate 21 ( apply to crate only) tire rule Latemodels will run spoilers…Raceceivers required please. Payout 1)2000 2)1000 3) 600 4) 550 5) 520 ...

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Clarksville Speedway

Clarksville Speedway Results – 11/5/16

UMP LATE MODEL – FEATURE Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Points 1 1 96T Tanner English Benton , Ky 0.00 2 3 8E Clayton Miller Elkton , Ky 0.00 3 9 33 Terry English Benton , Ky 0.00 4 4 64 Matt Potter Cunningham , Tn 0.00 5 5 9G Larry Greer Bowling Green, Ky 0.00 6 6 41 Don Young Hopkinsville , Ky 0.00 7 7 8P Ronnie Choate ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway

Tentative 2017 Lucas Oil Speedway schedule unveiled

Wheatland, Missouri (November 3, 2016) – The Inaugural Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series event next July highlights the tentative Lucas Oil Speedway 2017 schedule, announced on Thursday by Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Dan Robinson. The new Off Road track, which is under construction southeast of the dirt track, will bring a new form of racing to Lucas Oil Speedway – and to this part of the country – ...

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Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway & Big Ten Drivers Honored At Banquet

A large number of drivers and teams gathered at the Macon IL Community Center this past Sunday afternoon, October 30, for the annual season ending Halloween Awards Banquet for Macon IL Speedway competitors. Attendees enjoyed a delicious meal provided by Debbie and Larry from Debbie’s Diner with assistance from Bill Morris, Joe Murray, Jim Murray, Butch Snyder, and Pam Long. Drivers in each of Macon’s regular divisions as well as ...

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Dirt Late Model News

Josh Richards to Compete Full-Time in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

ST. MARYS, OHIO (Dec. 6, 2016) – Four-Time World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Champion Josh Richards who joined forces with Best Performance Motorsports last month, announced today that he will run full-time in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the 2017 season. Though Richards has chased championships under the World of Outlaws banner for his entire career, the 28-year-old driver has 12 Lucas Oil Series wins ...

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SUPERMAN DAVENPORT SOARS TO SHOWDOWN IN SAVANNAH WIN AT OSP

SAVANNAH, GA – Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, GA has found a familiar comfortable and winning seat since returning to the Barry Wright Race Cars “house car” and picked up another big win on Saturday night in the 19th Annual Showdown In Savannah at Oglethorpe Speedway Park. The driver known as Superman took the lead on lap 49 and then led the remaining 27 laps. Davenport took the lead on lap ...

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Jared Landers Health Update

Batesville, Arkansas (11/29/16) – Jared Landers was examined by a specialist at the Cleveland Clinic on Monday as the Arkansas native looked for more insight into the status of his recovery from his July crash. The physician gave the pilot of the Crop Production Services #777 Mark Martin Automotive/ Sweet Bloomquist/ Durham Racing Engine Super Late Model the news that he had been praying to hear. “Basically he said that, ...

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Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway To Host Lucas Oil Late Models For Fourth Time

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2017 Schedule Revealed Series To Make Fourth Appearance At Macon IL Speedway WAYCROSS, GA (October 26, 2016) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series – widely acknowledged as the nation’s premier dirt late model tour – announced a record-breaking 2017 schedule, including a fourth visit to Macon Speedway, in Macon, IL The ambitious 2017 schedule, which includes 54 events at 35 different venues ...

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Open Wheel Modified News

New Tread Pattern, Compound Names, and Siping Rules Await DIRTcar UMP Competitors in 2017

CONCORD, N.C. – Dec. 7, 2016 – DIRTcar Racing, in conjunction with Hoosier Racing Tire, today announced that DIRTcar UMP Modified division drivers will have an improved tread pattern, renamed compounds, and less siping to do in the 2017 season. After three years of field testing, DIRTcar and Hoosier officials are pleased to release redesigned versions of the current A40S and H40 compounded tires. The new M-30S and M-60 tire ...

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Scott Crigler, Ken Schrader, JC Morton & Grasyn Cox take Turkey Bowl wins at Springfield Raceway!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM SPRINGFIELD RACEWAY’S TURKEY BOWL! Springfield Raceway Springfield, MO 11/26/16 MODIFIED – A-FEATURE Finish Start Car Driver Hometown 1 5 9    Ken Schrader    Dittmer , Mo 2 8 5R    Robbie Reed    Mexico , Mo 3 1 14    Steve Picou    High Ridge, Mo 4 4 90    Terry Schultz    Sedalia , Mo 5 12 26P    Bobby Pearish    Oronogo , Mo 6 13 68X    Dean Wille    Warrensburg , ...

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‘Rocket’ too light, ‘Reaper’ gets loot in Chisholm Trail Showdown

PARK CITY, Kan. (Nov. 5) — Polesitter Rodney Sanders crossed the finish line first in Saturday’s main event, but it was Ryan Gustin who took home the $5,000 Chisholm Trail Showdown winner’s paycheck at the 81 Speedway. Sanders started on the pole and led all 50 laps of the feature race, but after rolling over the scales under the minimum weight ‘The Rocket’ was disqualified and ‘The Reaper’ was awarded ...

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Sheppard Scores Record Breaking Victory at World Finals

Cruises to eleventh Super DIRTcar Series win   By Mandee Pauch CONCORD, N.C. – October 28, 2016 – Matt Sheppard won his eleventh Super DIRTcar Series feature in style by setting a new series record for the most wins in a season Friday night at The Dirt Track at Charlotte during the Bad Boy Off Road World Finals. Sheppard started off World Finals strong by winning his heat and drawing ...

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Sprint Car & Midget News

Brent Marks Racing to Join Outlaws in 2017

Marks to live ultimate dream on the national tour CONCORD, N.C. – December 6, 2016 – Brent Marks joins the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car series tour under his family-owned Brent Marks Racing (BMR) team for the 2017 season. Marks, hailing from Myerstown, Pa., has long dreamed of running with the Greatest Show on Dirt from the time he first hopped into a 410 sprint car seven years ago. ...

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ENTRIES SURPASS 60 FOR DEC. 17 JUNIOR KNEPPER 55 IN Du QUOIN

Entries continue to pour in for the 2nd Annual “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget Special Event at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin on Saturday, December 17. Among the entries so far are two-time USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car champion Brady Bacon from Oklahoma; versatile California racer and two-time Chili Bowl winner Cory Kruseman; plus, USAC Sprint Car standout Thomas Meseraull from California; Indiana Sprint Week feature winner Brent ...

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Stenhouse Added to Clauson-Marshall Chili Bowl Stable

Lonnie Wheatley, NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (December 2, 2016) – The stable of Chili Bowl drivers for the newly-formed Clauson-Marshall Racing team is halfway in place. And it comes as little surprise that Olive Branch, MS, native Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., is the latest addition to the Clauson-Marshall Racing team that already includes World of Outlaws champion Donny Schatz and Tyler Courtney. The NASCAR Sprint Cup star has raced for Bryan Clauson in ...

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Turpen, Hagar and Gray capture USCS sprint car titles

Atlanta, GA – December 3, 2016 – The 23-year-old defending USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour National Champion, Morgan Turpen from Cordova, Tennessee has made United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters and sprint car racing history again during the 2016 season by becoming the first woman to win the series National Championship two times in-a-row. Turpen put an exclamation point on last season’s accomplishment of becoming the only woman to ...

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