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Tri- City Speedway to host Inagural UMP DIRTcar National Championship for Sport Compact and Factory Stock classes in 2017

Pontoon Beach, IL (January 18th, 2017) Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, IL will host the first ever National Championship even for the UMP DIRTcar Factory Stock (Tri-City Street Stocks) and UMP DIRTcar Sport Compact (Tri-City Factory Stocks) divisions on October 6th, 2017. Both events would be the final race to receive UMP DIRTcar points in these two divisions and could very well decide the 2017 National Champion in both divisions. ...

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Tri-City Speedway releases 2017 Schedule

Pontoon Beach, IL – January 18th, 2017 – Tri-City Speedway is pleased to release an exciting 2017 race schedule that includes a wide variety of racing! Some great special events on the schedule include the Deuces Wild, the Lucas Oil Late Model Series twice, USAC Non Winged Sprints, USAC National Midgets, UMP DIRTcar Helltour, Modified Mania, MARS vs. UMP, B-Mod Bash, Monster Mash, Thursday Night Thunder featuring MOWA Sprints & ...

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Midwest Big Ten Series Releases 2017 Schedules

Super Late Models, Pro Late Models, & Street Stocks On The Docket   Midwest Big Ten Series officials have announced the 2017 schedules for all three divisions of racing.  This year, drivers, teams, and fans will see many of the same popular Illinois venues along with the addition of one more.  The Midwest Big Ten Series was created in 2013 to give Super Late Model teams a schedule of ten ...

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DIRTcar Racing Caps-off 33rd Annual Banquet with ‘A Tribute to Excellence’

Nearly $330,000 in points-fund cash distributed to drivers for 2016 season successes CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 16, 2016 – The 33rd Annual DIRTcar Racing Tribute to Excellence Awards Banquet in Springfield, Ill. honored champions across 10 divisions for their outstanding performances during the 2016 racing season. While the weather outside was brutal, the Springfield Crowne Plaza Hotel ballroom inside was warm as guests reminisced on a great 2016 season. Nearly ...

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Most Wanted

Most Wanted 2017 Unraveled and Unfiltered CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 13, 2017 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series gains a few new bruisers and everyone is gearing up for the season’s first shootout in 2017. The drivers and their crews will travel across familiar and unfamiliar terrain in hopes of keeping the title of the fastest guys around. The first real test for the traveling band will ...

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Wild West Shootout Sunday Double Dip Washed Out; Pierce Claims Title

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 15, 2017) – Despite best efforts, Mother Nature ultimately proved to be too much to handle by washing out the final two rounds of the 11th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at Arizona Speedway on Sunday. After Saturday night’s fifth round of Wild West Shootout competition for Super Late Models, USRA Modifieds and X-Mods was postponed by ...

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Pierce Back on Top in Wild West Shootout Round Four!

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 13, 2017) – Friday the Thirteenth did little to scare Bobby Pierce as he made a quick return to victory lane at Arizona Speedway to capture his third Super Late Model triumph through four round of 11th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts competition. And Pierce wasn’t the only driver to make it three wins in four tries, ...

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Billy Moyer claims Wednesday’s Wild West Shootout at Arizona Speedway!

Moyer is Top Gun in Wild West Shootout Round Three! Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 11, 2017) – Arkansas’ Billy Moyer is certainly no stranger to victory lane. And he made sure that Bobby Pierce wouldn’t make a sweep of the Super Late Model portion of the 11th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts by racing to victory lane in Wednesday night’s third ...

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The Countdown is on to the 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals

Super event to draw dirt racing’s biggest names – and more! CONCORD, N.C. – January 11, 2017 – In just a little more than 30 days, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series will embark on a new season and renew the stakes at one of dirt racing’s biggest shows. The 46th annual DIRTcar Nationals, from February 14-25, offers 12 action-packed days of racing featuring multiple series. The World ...

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2017 schedule for the Gateway Motorsports Park Dragplex

January 10, 2017, St. Louis Region – Updated schedule for Gateway Motorsports Park’s NHRA-sanctioned Dragplex in Madison, Illinois. Additions to previously-released schedule: Jr. Dragster points races on July 28, July 29, September 2.  MARCH 4          DriftSTL. 10        Midnight Madness (street-legal-only special edition). 18        Test ‘n’ Tune. 19        NASA Autocross (pit area). 24        Midnight Madness. 25        Test ‘n’ Tune. 26        SCCA Solo (pit area).   APRIL 1          Bracket points race No. 1, ...

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Dirt Late Model News

DIRTcar Racing Caps-off 33rd Annual Banquet with ‘A Tribute to Excellence’

Nearly $330,000 in points-fund cash distributed to drivers for 2016 season successes CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 16, 2016 – The 33rd Annual DIRTcar Racing Tribute to Excellence Awards Banquet in Springfield, Ill. honored champions across 10 divisions for their outstanding performances during the 2016 racing season. While the weather outside was brutal, the Springfield Crowne Plaza Hotel ballroom inside was warm as guests reminisced on a great 2016 season. Nearly ...

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Most Wanted

Most Wanted 2017 Unraveled and Unfiltered CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 13, 2017 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series gains a few new bruisers and everyone is gearing up for the season’s first shootout in 2017. The drivers and their crews will travel across familiar and unfamiliar terrain in hopes of keeping the title of the fastest guys around. The first real test for the traveling band will ...

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Wild West Shootout Sunday Double Dip Washed Out; Pierce Claims Title

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 15, 2017) – Despite best efforts, Mother Nature ultimately proved to be too much to handle by washing out the final two rounds of the 11th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at Arizona Speedway on Sunday. After Saturday night’s fifth round of Wild West Shootout competition for Super Late Models, USRA Modifieds and X-Mods was postponed by ...

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Pierce Back on Top in Wild West Shootout Round Four!

Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 13, 2017) – Friday the Thirteenth did little to scare Bobby Pierce as he made a quick return to victory lane at Arizona Speedway to capture his third Super Late Model triumph through four round of 11th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts competition. And Pierce wasn’t the only driver to make it three wins in four tries, ...

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Open Wheel Modified News

DIRTcar Racing Caps-off 33rd Annual Banquet with ‘A Tribute to Excellence’

Nearly $330,000 in points-fund cash distributed to drivers for 2016 season successes CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 16, 2016 – The 33rd Annual DIRTcar Racing Tribute to Excellence Awards Banquet in Springfield, Ill. honored champions across 10 divisions for their outstanding performances during the 2016 racing season. While the weather outside was brutal, the Springfield Crowne Plaza Hotel ballroom inside was warm as guests reminisced on a great 2016 season. Nearly ...

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Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Announces 2017 Season Schedule

Glasgow, KY (January 1, 2017)- Officials with the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series are pleased to announce the tour’s 2017 racing schedule as the group readies to begin its eighth season of competition. The series will contest its 2017 schedule of events at ten different racing venues over the course of the 2017 racing season, with appearances at tracks in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. The 2017 Summit Racing ...

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Tommie Seets, Jr. claims $10,000 win at the Gateway Dirt Nationals

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE GATEWAY DIRT NATIONALS! Modifieds – A-Main Finish Start Car Driver Hometown 1 6 9S    Tommie Seets Jr    Alton , Il 2 5 41M    Brent Mullins    Litchfield , Il 3 1 89    Bobby Bittle    New Athens, Il 4 17 3L    Jeff Leka    Buffalo , Il 5 13 25    Tyler Nicely    Owensboro , Ky 6 15 16X    Kyle Steffens    St Charles, Mo 7 4 18C ...

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Matt Cooper takes Gateway Dirt Nationals Modified opener

1 #18C Matt Cooper Laps Total Time Best Lap Best Time Diff Gap A-Main 20 11:32.511 4 00:12.376 N/A 2 #41M Brent Mullins Laps Total Time Best Lap Best Time Diff Gap A-Main 20 11:33.317 14 00:12.605 0.806 0.806 N/A 3 #C8 Timothy Culp Laps Total Time Best Lap Best Time Diff Gap A-Main 20 11:33.921 11 00:12.889 1.410 0.604 N/A 4 #24H Mike Harrison Laps Total Time Best Lap ...

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Sprint Car & Midget News

Christopher Bell Wins The 2017 Chili Bowl Nationals

TULSA, Okla. (January 14, 2017) In 1994, Andy Hillenburg became the first Oklahoman to win the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. Twenty-three years later, the Golden Driller has made its way home as Norman, Oklahoma’s Christopher Bell made his mark in the history books as the champion of the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. Earning the victory for Keith Kunz ...

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Justin Grant Unstoppable On 2017 Chili Bowl Vacuworx Qualifying Night

TULSA, Okla. (January 13, 2017) The final day of qualifying for the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire was one filled with emotion as California’s Justin Grant found Victory Lane for the first time in Preliminary Night competition; and did it in a Clauson-Marshall mount one year after Bryan Clauson took his final checkered flag atop the clay of the Tulsa Expo Raceway. “No, I ...

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Christopher Bell Dominates 2017 Chili Bowl J.C.T. Qualifying Night

TULSA, Okla. (January 12, 2017) For the second year running, Oklahoma’s Christopher Bell raced his DC Solar/Keith Kunz Motorsports No. 71W to Victory Lane in Thursday’s John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night at the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. A show of dominance by the native of Norman, Bell’s third Preliminary Night victory locks him into his fourth championship A-Feature in as many years. “I’ve ...

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POWRi Lucas Oil WAR East Sprint Car Series Schedule Released

Belleville, IL – The newly formed POWRi Lucas Oil WAR East Sprint Car Series schedule has been released, featuring an agenda comprised of 13 events. Starting off 2017, the WAR East Sprint Cars debut at Fayette County Speedway on Saturday, April 1st for their Season Opener. On Thursday, April 27th, the East Sprint Cars will visit Dirt Oval at Route 66 in Joliet, Illinois for the event dubbed Throwback Thursday. ...

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