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Brad Sweet wins $175,000 Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway

RECLAIMING THE THRONE: Brad Sweet wins $175,000 Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway Sweet wins the biggest purse in Sprint Car history and his second Kings Royal victory ROSSBURG, OH – July 20, 2019 – Flaming towers burst into the air around the prestigious wooden throne. It was a signal. A celebration. The throne had a new king. King Brad Sweet. ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin                    7.15.2019 Below are the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings heading into the Lucas Oil Silver Dollar Nationals.    The Lucas Oil Event will pay $53,000 to win at Joe Kosiski’s high-banked 4/10 mile oval located in Greenwood, Nebraska.   This event is turning into a must attend event for the true dirt late model fan and ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

 by Don Martin 7.8.2019 Below are the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings heading into the last week of the UMP Summer Nationals.  The Hell Tour this year has brought on not only last lap finishes but controversy as well. 3 more rainouts last week but it was Gordy Gundaker who stole the show at Macon.    Gordy hit ...

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IT’S ON !!!   FAYETTE COUNTY SPEEDWAY JULY 6TH

Fayette County Speedway

by Don Martin Saturday night July 6th Fayette County Speedway is the place to be.    Promoter Charlie Depew has announced that the Hell Tour UMP Summer Nationals will take place this Saturday at the Fayette County Speedway located in Brownstown, Illinois.    The news came with the cancellation of Pevely’s event at I-55 Raceway.    The flood waters still have not resided ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

 by Don Martin                    7.2.2019 Below are the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings heading into the first week of July.   The fireworks came early last week with Terbo and Killer at Tri-City.    Tyler Erb got into Kyle Bronson in the early stages of the feature last Tuesday at the Tri-City Summer National race and Bronson returned the favor ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin                    6.17.2019 Below are the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings heading into the second week of the UMP Summer Nationals and the Firecracker 100 at Lernerville Speedway.   Last weekend the Lucas Oil Series had a trio of races starting in Fayetteville, North Carolina.   Kyle Bronson picked up his first Lucas win of the season ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

 by Don Martin                    6.10.2019 Below are the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings after the completion of the 25th Annual Dream at Eldora Speedway last weekend.   What can you say about Brandon Sheppard and Mark Richards Racing.    BShepp was incredible tackling the cushion over the last 25 laps of the race just inches from the wall.   He had ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin                    6.3.2019 Below are the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings as we enter the 25th Annual Dream at Eldora Speedway.   This past weekend Brandon Sheppard and Jonathon Davenport continued their winning ways.   Sheppard picked up the World of Outlaw win at Lancaster while Davenport picked up a preliminary win at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, ...

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Fairbury Speedway – FALS Cup Opening Night  – IT’S ON !!

BY Don Martin                             5.3.2019 I just spoke with Fairbury American Legion Speedway Promoter Matt Curl and one of the most anticipated opening nights for a Weekly Racing Program I can ever remember kicks off this Saturday night.     Matt said all systems are GO and they are racing and the FALS Cup begins tomorrow night. The pits and track are ...

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World of Outlaws Sprint and POWRI Midgets Invade Illinois and Missouri this Weekend

April 25th, 2019 by Don Martin The Greatest Show on dirt the World of Outlaws will be in Illinois and Missouri this weekend as well as the POWRI National Midgets.    Two shows including Pevely and Jacksonville will host both sanctioning bodies. Friday the World of Outlaws will be Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon Missouri, before heading to Pevely, Missouri on ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin                    4.25.2019 Below are the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings as we enter the last week of April.  The Highlight of last week Bobby Pierce won the Slocum 50 at 34 Raceway located in Burlington, Iowa.   The event was sanctioned by the MLRA and paid over $10,000 to win.   Chase Junghans won the MLRA event ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin                    4.11.2019 Below are the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings as we enter the third week in April.   Last week we saw Brandon Sheppard take home the Illini 100 at Farmer City last Saturday night – what a year BShepp is having again.   The New Berlin, Illinois driver took home $15,000 for his efforts.   Brian ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin                    3.5.2019 With Arizona and Florida behind us we can now take our first look at the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Supers for 2019.    Re-capping 2018 Brandon Sheppard was the STLRacing.com Top Ranked Dirt Late Model racer in 2018.     Sheppard was followed by Scott Bloomquist, Jimmy Owens, Jonathan Davenport, and Bobby Pierce rounding out the ...

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What races do you have on your schedule in March and April  !!!!  

by Don Martin Spring is just around the corner and many folks are starting to get the racing itch.    I have put a March and April schedule together to highlight some of the bigger shows that are coming up in the Midwest. No better way to start by escaping the artic by going indoors to DuQuoin, Illinois for the USAC ...

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T-MEZ Takes Knepper 55

by Don Martin Thomas Meseraull won the Junior Knepper 55 Saturday night at the Southern Illinois Center located in DuQuoin, Illinois.  This USAC sanctioned non-point event continues to grow and be one of the biggest midget races of the year.    The San Jose, California driver Meseraull took advantage when leader and defending event winner Christopher Bell dropped out with mechanical ...

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Junior Knepper 55 This Saturday !!!

by Don Martin Du Quoin, Illinois will be the place to be Saturday afternoon. The Southern Illinois Center will host a USAC non-points midget event on the exciting 1/6 dirt oval December 15th. This race typically draws drivers from all over the country and this year is no exception. Over 70 cars have entered the event including defending Champion Christopher ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin 11.12.2018 Below are the STLRacing.Com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings as we enter the month of November. Brandon Sheppard is the top man on the charts but still has some work to do to stay on the top of the rankings. The reason is we have a monstrous event coming to St. Louis at the end ...

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