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Ramirez, Hughes share front row for 100-lap King of America V finale

HUMBOLDT, Kan.-An army of 82 drivers each took part in four 10-lap heat races during the last 28 hours, and Dereck Ramirez of Woodward, Okla., proved to be the Best of the Best as he earned to the pole position for the finale of the King of America V Modified Nationals presented by Chix Gear Racewear. One month ago today, three drivers entered the final weekend of the MVT Gulf ...

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Tyler Thomas made his way to victory lane with a last-lap pass in Friday night's 305 Sprint Car Shootout at Las Cruces' Southern New Mexico Speedway.

Tyler Thomas Takes 305 Shootout Prelim on the Last Lap!

Lonnie Wheatley, LAS CRUCES, N.M. (March 27, 2015) – A sixth-to-first monster move on the opening lap would have been a spectacular way for Tyler Thomas to kick off Southern New Mexico Speedway’s Sixth Annual Border International Trucks 305 Sprint Car Shootout. But, since the move of epic proportion never technically happened due to a caution flag, the young gun from Owasso, OK, scripted another outlandish way to come away ...

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Mike Striegel

Striegel unstoppable in Holley Iron Man Series showdown at Humboldt

HUMBOLDT, Kan.-The Holley Iron Man Series took center stage Friday at the Humboldt Speedway, and Mike Striegel took the biggest portion of the prize money back to Wheatland, Mo., after winning the USRA B-Mod main event on night 2 of the King of America V Modified Nationals presented by Chix Gear Racewear. After starting fourth in the 24-car, 25-lap feature, Striegel took command early and led every lap, including the ...

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Rain halts Thursday’s King of America V Modified action at Humboldt!

HUMBOLDT, Kan.—With 11 of 14 qualifying heat races in the books Thursday, a slight drizzle evolved into a steady rain and forced the postponement of the remainder of Round 1 at the King of America V Modified Nationals presented by Chix Gear Racewear until Friday night. Although an abbreviated program, fans in attendance and watching live online were treated to more than 180 laps of intense action as United States ...

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Operation Troop Aid to partner with Nashville ARCA event for TROOP AID 200

(TOLEDO, Ohio – March 25, 2015) – Officials from the Automobile Racing Club of America and Track Enterprises have announced a promotional marketing partnership with Nashville based Operation Troop Aid, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the men and women of the US Armed Forces. The partnership will see Operation Troop Aid (OTA) assume naming rights to the April 11 ARCA Racing Series event at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville. The “Troop Aid ...

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St. Francois County Raceway gets new promoter!

By Cory Franklin St. Francois County Raceway is very pleased to announce it has new owners! Cory, Jill and Chandler Franklin would like to thank their family, friends, employees, drivers and race fans for the past 11 years of support. The Franklins state, “We have enjoyed being the Race Promoters at St. Francois County Raceway. Along the way we have made many new friends at the track that we will ...

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Springfield Raceway

Dead Line Approaching For Springfield Raceway B-Mod Nationals

Springfield, Mo.-The old saying it will be here before you know it will apply quickly as the Pre-Entry Deadline is rapidly approaching for the Liquid Nitro B-Mod Nationals at the racy “Quick-Quarter” of the Springfield Raceway. This $6600 to win and $1300 to start event for the 2nd Annual event is scheduled to be held April 9th-11th with an open practice on Wed. Night April 8th. Last season Springfield’s JC ...

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Make it a double: King of America V presented by Chix Gear kicks off Thursday

HUMBOLDT, Kan.-Fans can get a double dose racing on Thursday when the King of America V presented by Chix Gear kicks off the quest for a new king to crown. With wet weather forcing the cancellation of Wednesday night’s practice session, the Humboldt Speedway will now host open practice on Thursday morning from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Admission to the grandstands is free. The who’s who of dirt modified ...

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At A Glance: California Native Paul McMahan Returns Home to Silver Dollar and Antioch

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series takes on Silver Dollar Speedway for the Mini Gold Cup on Saturday and Antioch Speedway on Sunday CONCORD, N.C. – March 25, 2015 – These days World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series driver Paul McMahan calls Nashville, Tenn. home but make no mistake, the CJB Motorsports driver is a California native who cut his teeth on tracks throughout the Golden State. “It’s where ...

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Dennis Erb, Jr. Climbs to Top Ten Finish at Atomic Speedway; Thaw Brawl Ahead

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Dennis Erb, Jr. and his #28 team returned to the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series scene in a pair of $10,000 to win events on March 20-21 at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio and Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana. On Friday night in the Buckeye State, Dennis finished eighth in his heat race and ninth in his B-Main, but later received a series provisional to gain access ...

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Dirt Late Model News

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Dennis Erb, Jr. Climbs to Top Ten Finish at Atomic Speedway; Thaw Brawl Ahead

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Dennis Erb, Jr. and his #28 team returned to the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series scene in a pair of $10,000 to win events on March 20-21 at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio and Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Indiana. On Friday night in the Buckeye State, Dennis finished eighth in his heat race and ninth in his B-Main, but later received a series provisional to gain access ...

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Richards Highlights Weekend of Racing with  Runner-Up Finish at Atomic Speedway 

SHINNSTON, W. Va. (March 25, 2015) – In his first appearance back Atomic Speedway in more than three years, Josh Richards earned a hard-fought second-place finish in Friday’s Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series race. Richards rounded out his weekend of racing action with a 13th-place finish at Brownstown Speedway on Saturday. After the World of Outlaws Late Model Series races at Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway and I-30 Speedway were cancelled ...

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Rick Schwallie’s photos from the Indiana Ice Breaker at Brownstown Speedway – 3/21/15

Brownstown Speedway Lucas Oil Late Model Series March 21st, 2015 All photos by Rick Schwallie

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DIRTcar Racing Saddened by Passing of Eldora Speedway founder Earl Baltes

CONCORD, N.C. – March 23, 2015 – The World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing are saddened to learn today of Earl Baltes’ passing. Earl grew Eldora Speedway out of the fields of western Ohio into one of racing’s premier venues. He took a chance on Ted Johnson and the World of Outlaws in its inaugural 1978 season and the sprint car series has returned to Eldora every year since, helping ...

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Open Wheel Modified News

Dereck Ramirez - Buck Monson Photo

Ramirez, Hughes share front row for 100-lap King of America V finale

HUMBOLDT, Kan.-An army of 82 drivers each took part in four 10-lap heat races during the last 28 hours, and Dereck Ramirez of Woodward, Okla., proved to be the Best of the Best as he earned to the pole position for the finale of the King of America V Modified Nationals presented by Chix Gear Racewear. One month ago today, three drivers entered the final weekend of the MVT Gulf ...

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Mike Striegel

Striegel unstoppable in Holley Iron Man Series showdown at Humboldt

HUMBOLDT, Kan.-The Holley Iron Man Series took center stage Friday at the Humboldt Speedway, and Mike Striegel took the biggest portion of the prize money back to Wheatland, Mo., after winning the USRA B-Mod main event on night 2 of the King of America V Modified Nationals presented by Chix Gear Racewear. After starting fourth in the 24-car, 25-lap feature, Striegel took command early and led every lap, including the ...

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Rain halts Thursday’s King of America V Modified action at Humboldt!

HUMBOLDT, Kan.—With 11 of 14 qualifying heat races in the books Thursday, a slight drizzle evolved into a steady rain and forced the postponement of the remainder of Round 1 at the King of America V Modified Nationals presented by Chix Gear Racewear until Friday night. Although an abbreviated program, fans in attendance and watching live online were treated to more than 180 laps of intense action as United States ...

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Springfield Raceway

Dead Line Approaching For Springfield Raceway B-Mod Nationals

Springfield, Mo.-The old saying it will be here before you know it will apply quickly as the Pre-Entry Deadline is rapidly approaching for the Liquid Nitro B-Mod Nationals at the racy “Quick-Quarter” of the Springfield Raceway. This $6600 to win and $1300 to start event for the 2nd Annual event is scheduled to be held April 9th-11th with an open practice on Wed. Night April 8th. Last season Springfield’s JC ...

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Sprint Car & Midget News

Tyler Thomas made his way to victory lane with a last-lap pass in Friday night's 305 Sprint Car Shootout at Las Cruces' Southern New Mexico Speedway.

Tyler Thomas Takes 305 Shootout Prelim on the Last Lap!

Lonnie Wheatley, LAS CRUCES, N.M. (March 27, 2015) – A sixth-to-first monster move on the opening lap would have been a spectacular way for Tyler Thomas to kick off Southern New Mexico Speedway’s Sixth Annual Border International Trucks 305 Sprint Car Shootout. But, since the move of epic proportion never technically happened due to a caution flag, the young gun from Owasso, OK, scripted another outlandish way to come away ...

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At A Glance: California Native Paul McMahan Returns Home to Silver Dollar and Antioch

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series takes on Silver Dollar Speedway for the Mini Gold Cup on Saturday and Antioch Speedway on Sunday CONCORD, N.C. – March 25, 2015 – These days World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series driver Paul McMahan calls Nashville, Tenn. home but make no mistake, the CJB Motorsports driver is a California native who cut his teeth on tracks throughout the Golden State. “It’s where ...

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Steve Kinser

Steve Kinser Adds to Solid NSL Field for Opener at 34 Raceway!

Windom, MN (March 24, 2015) – The excitement is building for the season opener for the new National Sprint League!  The event at the 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa on Saturday, April 11 is even bigger with the addition to the field of the “King of the Outlaws” Steve Kinser!  The 20-time World of Outlaws champion and 12-time Knoxville Nationals champion will be piloting the #11 Bad Boy Buggies/Chevrolet ...

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Rico Abreu Wins Wild FVP Western Spring Shootout at the Stockton Dirt Track

Scores his second win in as many weeks and the third of his career after battle with Terry McCarl STOCKTON, Calif. – March 22, 2015 – Four different leaders battled it out in Sunday night’s wild FVP Western Spring Shootout at the Stockton Dirt Track, but it was Rico Abreu who outlasted the competition and captured his second World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series win in as many weeks. With ...

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