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National Championships, Track Titles And Prestige On The Line This Weekend At Eldora

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Hoffman and Ruhlman Among the Modifieds’ Leading Contenders By: Eldora Speedway ROSSBURG, Ohio (September 28, 2016) – When the best DIRTcar UMP Modified drivers in the country descend on Eldora Speedway this weekend, the battle for supremacy amongst America’s blue collar racers will be decided as Quincy, Illinois’ Michael Long tries to stave off multi-time champion Mike Harrison, Highland, Illinois, ...

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RICO ROMPS IN ELDORA 4-CROWN MIDGET ROUT

Rico Abreu celebrates in victory lane after claiming victory in Saturday night's "4-Crown Nationals" USAC National Midget feature at Eldora Speedway.
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Rossburg, Ohio………Rico Abreu arrived at Eldora Speedway Saturday evening via an airplane ride alongside Tony Stewart after competing in the afternoon’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race in New Hampshire. As soon as the St. Helena, California driver hit the western Ohio half-mile for the first time on Saturday, it almost seemed as if Abreu was still on-board a jet ...

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Stewart Walks Tall At Eldora

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Schuchart slides in for second in the final laps ROSSBURG, Ohio – Sept. 23, 2016 – Shane Stewart successfully fended off the field Friday night, ultimately winning opening night of Four Crown Nationals Weekend at Eldora Speedway. Though the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series was only scheduled to compete in a one-day, 30-lap feature that paid $10,000, Stewart ...

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Flag to Flag: Shane Stewart Dominates Hartford Speedway

Shane Stewart - Jim Denhamer photo

by Tony Veneziano HARTFORD, Mich. – September 21, 2016 – Shane Stewart knew that the initial start and any restarts would be crucial on Wednesday night at Hartford Speedway in Michigan, as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series returned to the “Wicked Fast Half-Mile.” Stewart wound up mastering the initial start and a pair of double-file restarts en ...

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On Top of the World: Pierce wins Eldora’s Crown-Jewel

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE WORLD 100! Dennis Erb Jr. and Dale McDowell go bumper-to-bumper ROSSBURG, Ohio ­- September 10, 2016  –  Bobby Pierce battled more than 100 dirt late models all weekend long to capture his first-ever World 100 title Saturday night at Eldora Speedway. The 46th running of the event featured drivers from 22 states, two ...

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Driver Dies from Injuries Sustained in Crash at Eldora Speedway

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From DIRTcar Racing – ROSSBURG, Ohio (September 10, 2016) – Dirt Late Model racer Shane Unger died Saturday night at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater, Ohio, where he was transported following a multi-car crash at Eldora Speedway. Unger, a DIRTcar Racing member from Rossburg, Ohio, was 35 years old. During a late restart in the second heat race at ...

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Pierce and Pearson Jr.  Earn Preliminary Wins at Eldora

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Both battle from mid-pack to nail-biting finishes By Brendan Capria – ROSSBURG, Ohio ­- September 9, 2016  – Bobby Pierce  and Earl Pearson Jr. captured back-to-back checkered flags under the Friday night  lights, each winning their 25-lap feature events on the second preliminary day of the World 100 weekend at Eldora Speedway. The 105 competitors were split into two feature ...

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Miller and O’Neal Share Opening Night Victories at Eldora

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Miller escapes a near photo-finish between podium By Brendan Capria – ROSSBURG, Ohio ­-  September 8, 2016 – Matt Miller and Don O’Neal shared the spotlight Thursday night in a pair of features that showcased the talented 108-car field that came to compete during the 46th Annual World 100 weekend at Eldora Speedway. Each feature was 25 laps, with a ...

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Kent Robinson takes Earl Baltes Classic win at Eldora Speedway!

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Eldora Speedway September 4th, 2016 Feature: 1. Kent Robinson 2. Billy Moyer 3. Duane Chamberlain 4. Jimmy Mars 5. Nick Hoffman 6. Jon Henry 7. Garrett Alberson 8. Brian Ruhlman 9. Scott James 10. Ricky Weiss 11. Nick Latham 12. Curtis Roberts 13. Dustin Nobbe 14. Devin Gilpin 15. Tim Lance 16. Robby Hensley 17. Josh Rice 18. Jessie Lay ...

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Chris Windom takes USAC Silver Crown win at DuQuoin!

Chris Windom - Conner Hamilton photo

WINDOM OUTGUNS SWINDELL IN EPIC Du QUOIN SHOOTOUT TO WIN TED HORN 100 Du Quoin, Illinois………In a battle of the young lion and the wise veteran, resilience prevailed as Chris Windom of Canton, Illinois fought back to retake the lead from Jeff Swindell with a daring outside turn three pass just three laps from the finish to win his first career ...

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“SMOOTH OPERATOR,” “TALL COOL ONE,” BUSCH ALL STAR TOUR, MUSEUMS-BENEFIT AUCTION AND 3 IOWA LEGENDS HIGHLIGHT KNOXVILLE L.M. NATIONALS AT NATIONAL SPRINT CAR MUSEUM

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KNOXVILLE, IOWA (August 31, 2016) – Fans touring the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum during this year’s Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals, September 15-17, are in for a treat. Highlighting this year’s programs are a Friday VIP reception featuring recent North-South 100 winner Bobby Pierce, also known as “Smooth Operator,” and his veteran father, the “Tall ...

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USAC Racing in Du Quoin Saturday

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By Richie Murray UPCOMING USAC SILVER CROWN CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT: DATE: Saturday, September 3, 2016 SERIES: USAC Silver Crown Championship TRACK: Du Quoin State Fairgrounds (Du Quoin, Illinois) – 1-mile dirt oval EVENT: “Ted Horn 100” presented by Casey’s General Stores STARTING TIMES: 1pm: Registration and pit gates open, 4pm: Grandstands open, 5pm: Silver Crown Practice, 6:30pm: Silver Crown Qualifying, 8pm: ...

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DuQuoin IL State Fair Up Next For USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars

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SPECIAL FROM USAC RACING… TED HORN 100 AT DuQUOIN SEPTEMBER 3; SPRINGFIELD’S BETTENHAUSEN 100 RAINED OUT The battle for USAC’s Silver Crown Championship was delayed by Saturday’s continuing rain in the Midwest, which forced postponement of the “Bettenhausen 100” at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. Race organizer Bob Sargent and USAC officials are considering a possible rain date which ...

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USAC Racing Press Release About Saturday State Fair Racing Event

Illinois State Fair

Special From USAC Racing… BETTENHAUSEN 100 SATURDAY AT THE ILLINOIS STATE FAIR; SWANSON TAKES “JAMES/O’CONNOR MEMORIAL” AT SALEM It’s been a quarter of a century since anybody has won three consecutive “Bettenhausen 100s” at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. On Saturday, Aug. 20, two-time defending USAC Silver Crown Series Champion and point leader Kody Swanson will try to do ...

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Gravel Battles Rain, Restarts for Prelude to the Ironman Win

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CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM FEDERATED AUTO PARTS RACEWAY AT I-55! Scores his second straight win and seventh of the season PEVELY, Mo. – Aug. 5, 2016 – Neither rain nor restarts could dampen David Gravel’s Friday night as he dominated the Monroe Shocks and Struts Prelude to the Ironman at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 and scored ...

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At a Glance: I Am Ironman

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series takes on the Ironman 55 weekend at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on Friday, Aug. 5 and Saturday, Aug. 6 CONCORD, N.C. – Aug. 3, 2016 – One of the toughest World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series events of the season is here as the series prepares to take on ...

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NASCAR’s Tony Stewart Named Grand Marshall For Tuesday Race At Macon IL Speedway

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Tony Stewart Just Named Grand Marshall For Macon Speedway Lucas Oil Event Tuesday Racing Will Also Feature Wallace And Schrader In Modifieds                 The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event this coming Tuesday, July 26 at Macon IL Speedway keeps getting bigger and bigger.  In addition to a stout field of drivers racing for the $12,000 top prize in ...

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Final Appeals Upheld in Dirt Late Model Dream Suspensions

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CONCORD, N.C. – July 23, 2016 -World Racing Group Commission Chairman Potestas, motorsports executive John Darby, upheld penalties issued by DIRTcar following Eldora Speedway’s Dirt Late Model Dream. The #B5 driven by Brandon Sheppard, #22 driven by Gregg Satterlee, #20 driven by Jimmy Owens, #33X driven by Ricky Thornton and #0 driven by Scott Bloomquist were penalized after tire samples ...

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