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Chase Junghans Reloads for Ambitious 2018

Wild West Shootout and WoO Speedweeks Headline Kansan’ Plans Manhattan, Kansas (12/11/17) – The 2017 season was a time of regrouping and refocusing for Chase Junghans. With his sights set on the future, the Kansas racer is now focusing on a bigger and more ambitious 2018 season in his Shop Quik Convenience Stores #18 Bozard Ford Lincoln Rocket Chassis XR1/ ...

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STENHOUSE, BELL, COURTNEY, GRANT ENTER AS “KNEPPER 55” LIST EXCEEDS 50!

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois………Clauson Marshall Racing, Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports and Tucker/Boat Motorsports have all filed their entries for the Saturday, December 16 “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget “Special Event” indoors at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. CMR has entered six cars for the event, including the driver who won the very first “Knepper ...

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USMTS finalizes 2018 schedule, set for first stop in Arizona

INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 10)–Officials from the United States Modified Touring Series announced the addition of four events to the 2018 campaign this weekend, filling the three dates previously marked as “to be announced” and adding the series’ first-ever date in the State of Arizona. Two shows were added to fill out the May 4-6 weekend, and features a return to two ...

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USAC SPRINTS SLATED FOR 45 EVENTS FROM COAST-TO-COAST IN 2018

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Indianapolis, Indiana………Following a year of renaissance with a new breed of drivers ascending to the top of the standings, the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship reloads for a 2018 schedule that includes 45 events between the months of February and November. Leading off the schedule once again for the ninth-straight season is “Winter ...

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Dunn-Benson Motorsports and Bobby Pierce to Team Up in 2018, New Sponsors Announced!

(November 30, 2017) – Dunn Benson Motorsports owners Carlton and Kemp Lamm are excited to announce Bobby Pierce from Oakwood, IL will be their driver in 2018. The Lamm’s contacted Bobby Pierce and his family about the possibility of driving their cars after Earl Pearson Jr decided to part ways with Dunn Benson Motorsports following the Dirt Track World Championship ...

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Christopher Bell Runs Away With ASCS Southwest Copper Classic Opener

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (November 24, 2017) Victorious at the 77th running of the Turkey Night Grand Prix in USAC National Midget competition just 24-hours prior to strapping into the Berryman Motorsports No. 31 at Queen Creek’s Arizona Speedway with the ASCS Southwest Region, Oklahoma’s Christopher Bell added another win to his weekend with a $2,000 score to open up the ...

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Stuckey Enterprises and Earl Pearson Jr. Join Forces for 2018

Shreveport, Louisiana (11/16/17) – Ronnie and Terri Stuckey are venturing into new territory in 2018. The husband-and-wife duo – who spearhead the efforts at Stuckey Enterprises and Black Diamond Chassis – are entering the car owner game. They will field entries for Earl Pearson Jr. on the highly-competitive Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS). “The 2018 season will mark ...

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THOMAS TAKES OVAL NATIONALS; WINDOM IS USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CHAMP

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Perris, California………Kevin Thomas, Jr. unloaded his racecar from his hauler last Wednesday night as the man to beat when practice began for the Budweiser “Oval Nationals” presented by All Coast Construction. When the time came to roll his car back into the hauler following Saturday night’s 40-lap main event, the Cullman, Alabama was a ...

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ROA RACKS WIN #1 ON “OVAL NATIONALS” NIGHT 2

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Perris, California………Following his career-best third-place finish the previous night, Brody Roa stated that, just a year and a half ago, he would’ve been laughing had you told him he was going to be on the podium at the “Oval Nationals.” One night later, the question had to be asked. Who’s laughing now? “I’m still ...

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Gustin an army of one in 2018

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (November 7)–Ryan Gustin has won just about every title there is to win with the United States Modified Touring Series, and in 2018 he plans to add another new title to the list: team owner. And, of course, he’ll be driving the car too. For the first time since his initial USMTS start more than 11 years ago, ...

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Gravel Thrills Sellout World Finals Crowd with Last Lap Pass of Schatz

Schatz wins the war; Crowned 9-time Series Champion Charlotte, NC – November 4, 2017 – David Gravel couldn’t clear Donny Schatz with seven to go, but would not be denied, scoring the victory in a thriller with a last-lap pass of Schatz. It was Gravel and CJB Motorsports 18th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series win of the season, ...

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Scott goes out on top in Park City Chisholm Trail Showdown

PARK CITY, Kansas (November 4)–The United States Modified Touring Series kicked of the 2017 campaign nearly nine months ago and closed the curtain on a record-breaking season Saturday night at the 81 Speedway with the second running of the Park City Chisholm Trail Showdown presented by Kansas High Performance Racing Auction. Stormy Scott, who competed in all 71 USMTS-sanctioned races ...

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Schatz Reaches 20-Win Plateau for Fifth Straight Year with Win at Textron Off Road World Finals

Ian Madsen and Dave Blaney complete podium in stacked 53-car field CHARLOTTE, NC – November 3, 2017 – No matter who is in the pits, it’s tough to bet against Donny Schatz. That proved true on Night Two of the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway, as Schatz bested a ...

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Sanders parks it in 81 Speedway victory lane

PARK CITY, Kan. (Nov. 3)–Rodney Sanders powered his No. 20 USMTS Modified into the lead on lap 10 and led the final 20 laps to score a $2,000 victory Friday at the 81 Speedway on opening night of the 2nd Annual Park City Chisholm Trail Showdown presented by Kansas High Performance Racing Auction. Fresh off of a $20,000 triumph two ...

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Brian Brown Thrills Hometown Crowd with Outlaws Win at Lakeside

Sheldon Haudenschild and 12th-starting Donny Schatz completed the podium; Salina on deck   KANSAS CITY, KS – October 20, 2017 – Brian Brown led the first seven laps before Kerry Madsen took command on the eighth circuit. Brown inherited the lead with 10 to go after Madsen got spun around in lapped traffic. ‘BlackJack’ went on to score a popular ...

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THOMAS TAMES TERRE HAUTE IN “HULMAN/SMITH CLASSIC”

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Terre Haute, Indiana………It was just a month ago when Kevin Thomas, Jr. saw hopes of a Terre Haute Action Track victory dashed in the final laps as he ran out of fuel while leading on a late race restart. On the final restart of Saturday night’s “Tony Hulman/Don Smith Classic,” Thomas was fueled by ...

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Smokey Steals the Showdown

Chris Madden dominates the first night of the inaugural Chi-Town Showdown  JOLIET, IL- Oct. 13, 2017- Chris Madden had a dominating performance during the first night of the inaugural Chi-Town Showdown at the Dirt Oval @ Route 66 Raceway. Madden started the evening by setting quick time, then winning his heat, and topping it off by leading all 50-laps of ...

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