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Saldana, Gravel and McMahan Find New Homes for 45th Annual DIRTcar Nationals

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Drivers look to continue success with new teams in 2016 CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 31, 2016 – As the 2016 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series prepares to kick off the season, Joey Saldana, David Gravel and Paul McMahan will be traveling to the 45th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park in different haulers than they did last year. ...

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Lasoski Victorious in Winter Heat Finale at Cocopah, Stewart Claims Event Title

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Inside Line Promotions – SOMERTON, Ariz. (Jan. 9, 2016) – Two faces familiar to Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Victory Lane stood atop the podium on Saturday during the 2nd edition of the marquee event at Cocopah Speedway. Danny Lasoski, who captured the inaugural title in 2015, led the final 29 laps of the finale to score his first victory ...

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Parity Prevails Throughout First Three Rounds of Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown

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Inside Line Promotions – SOMERTON, Ariz. (Jan. 7, 2016) – Parity has once again reigned supreme during the 2nd annual Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown at Cocopah Speedway, where a different driver has won each of the first three features during the 2016 edition. Victories have also been spread throughout the field during heat race, qualifier and B Main action. ...

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Stewart Uses Late-Race Pass on Larson to Claim Winter Heat Round 3

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Inside Line Promotions – SOMERTON, Ariz. (Jan. 6, 2016) – Mother Nature made her own plans for the midweek race during the 2nd annual Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown. Weather postponed the third round of the five-race series at Cocopah Speedway one day until Wednesday, when another brief shower in the middle of the program resulted in an ultra-fast surface ...

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Blaney Atop Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Standings After First Weekend

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Inside Line Promotions – SOMERTON, Ariz. (Jan. 3, 2016) – Dale Blaney has risen to the top of the 2nd annual Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown championship standings following a strong opening weekend at Cocopah Speedway. Blaney claimed Friday’s opener before earning a fourth-place finish on Saturday, making him the only driver out of 46 competitors who has registered two ...

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NASCAR’s Kyle Larson Takes Advantage of Rare Dirt Start to Win Round 2 of Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown

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Inside Line Promotions – SOMERTON, Ariz. (Jan. 2, 2016) – Kyle Larson seemed somewhat surprised at his margin of victory Saturday night at Cocopah Speedway, where he powered to his first victory of the new year during Round 2 of the 2nd annual Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown. “I was checked out?” he asked a crew member prior to the ...

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Blaney Bags $12,000 Payday for Winning Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Opener

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The second edition of the marquee 410ci winged sprint car event resumes on Saturday Inside Line Promotions – SOMERTON, Ariz. (Jan. 1, 2016) – Dale Blaney kicked off the new year in style as he led all 30 laps of the opening feature for the 2nd annual Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown on Friday at Cocopah Speedway. Blaney bested 45 ...

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Sammy Swindell Latest to Race NSL Opener at 34 Raceway!

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Windom, MN (April 2, 2015) – Just when you thought the anticipation and competition couldn’t raise another notch for the National Sprint League opener at 34 Raceway on Saturday, April 11…think again!  Another Hall of Famer will be in the field in the form of Germantown, Tennessee’s Sammy Swindell! Sammy is the second-winningest driver in World of Outlaws history, behind ...

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

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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 ...

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Reutzel Impresses in All Star Opener at Ocala

Lonnie Wheatley, CLUTE, Texas (February 11, 2015) – Even if his weekend was cut short, they definitely knew he was there. Aaron Reutzel continued to impress as the All Star Circuit of Champions kicked off the 2015 season at Ocala, Florida’s Bubba Raceway Park this past weekend. Reutzel was within one lap of victory lane on Friday night aboard the ...

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Big Game Motorsports Opening 2015 Season Next Week at Volusia Speedway Park

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Inside Line Promotions – WINDOM, Minn. (Feb. 3, 2015) – Big Game Motorsports will kick off the 2015 season next week in Florida. Danny Lasoski will drive the GoMuddy.com No. 2 sprint car Feb. 11-15 at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville throughout the DIRTcar Nationals, which starts with two All Star Circuit of Champions races before three World of Outlaws ...

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Reutzel Sets Sights on ASCS National Title!

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Lonnie Wheatley, CLUTE, Texas (January 30, 2015) – Aaron Reutzel already has an ASCS Regional championship to his credit.  He has much bigger things in mind for 2015 though, with the $60,000 Lucas Oil ASCS National championship the primary objective. “No question about it, the ASCS National championship is the number one goal for this year,” the driver of the ...

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Florida on the Horizon as Reutzel Collects First 410 Win

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Lonnie Wheatley, CLUTE, Texas (January 21, 2015) – No question about it, he had already made his presence known.  Those on hand for Cocopah Speedway’s inaugural Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown in Yuma, AZ, had taken notice of Aaron Reutzel. All that was lacking was the end results. That changed with the January 10 Winter Heat Finale as Reutzel finally ...

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Aussie Speedweek for Bell after another Chili Bowl Feature Start

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Lonnie Wheatley, NORMAN, Okla. (January 20, 2015) – Little more than 72 hours after competing in his second consecutive Chili Bowl Nationals championship finale, Christopher Bell will kick off five consecutive nights of Sprint Car action on the other side of the world in Australia. Bell battled through a record field of 326 competitors at the Chili Bowl last week ...

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Shark Racing Leaves Lasting Impression at Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown

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Inside Line Promotions – SOMERTON, Ariz. (Jan. 13, 2015) – Shark Racing wrapped up the inaugural Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown at Cocopah Speedway last weekend. Logan Schuchart and Jacob Allen combined to make the feature in all but two races, but it was an act of kindness that got the racing industry talking. Shark Racing loaned fellow Pennsylvania driver ...

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Hafertepe Jr. Wraps Up Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown With Top Five

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Inside Line Promotions – SOMERTON, Ariz. (Jan. 13, 2015) – Sam Hafertepe Jr. saved his best for last during the inaugural Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown. Hafertepe Jr. capped the five-race, nine-day event at Cocopah Speedway last Saturday by scoring his first top five of 2015. “We had some mechanical issues and some self-inflicted problems during the event, but that ...

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Reutzel Closes Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown With First Career 410 Win

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Inside Line Promotions – SOMERTON, Ariz. (Jan. 10, 2015) – Aaron Reutzel capped the inaugural Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown by accomplishing a goal that had evaded him throughout the first week and a half of the new year. Reutzel led all but one lap on Saturday at Cocopah Speedway, where he recorded his first career 410ci sprint car feature ...

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Lasoski Steals Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Thriller With Last-Lap Pass

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Inside Line Promotions – SOMERTON, Ariz. (Jan. 9, 2015) – Danny Lasoski’s smile couldn’t have been scrubbed off his face Friday night at Cocopah Speedway, where he executed a last-lap pass to score the $12,000 top prize during Round 4 of the Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown. Lasoski marked the fourth different driver to win a feature during the inaugural ...

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