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Schlenk and Strickler score $5,000 each in Eldora’s 62nd Opener

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Trent Wins $1,000 Stock Car Feature on Beautiful April Night ROSSBURG, Ohio (April 18, 2015) – Rusty Schlenk held off Devin Gilpin to the win the $5,000 Sunoco American Late Model Series (ALMS) in the 62nd season opener Saturday night at Eldora Speedway. Schlenk, from McClure, Ohio, started seventh and passed Gilpin on a lap 13 restart of the 25-lap ...

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Live internet broadcasts set for Tri-City Speedway’s Lucas Oil Series and Gold Crown Midget events

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PONTOON BEACH, Ill. — Two of Tri-City Speedway’s biggest events in 2015 will receive live pay-per-view video coverage on the internet. The 3/8-mile track’s May 1 Spring Spectacular for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the seventh annual Gold Crown Midget Nationals on Sept. 4-5 will be broadcast live, giving fans who can’t attend in person the chance to still catch ...

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My Two Cent$ by Mike Ruefer

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Time slows down for none of us and it was 10 years ago when my racing hero Ronnie Weedon passed away. I want to share with you my story as it was one of the most emotional Bleacher Views I’ve ever wrote. The following was originally published in April 2005. I hope you enjoy it as much as I still ...

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DIRTcar Racing Saddened by Passing of Eldora Speedway founder Earl Baltes

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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 ...

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2015 All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series Tour Dates Announced

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INDIANAPOLIS – The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series, recently purchased by three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart, announced its tour dates on Wednesday. The schedule will consist of 54 total events spanning six states, including 29 events in Ohio and 14 in Pennsylvania. While the schedule began in February with five non-points events in Florida ...

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Three-time World of Outlaws Champ and sprint car racing legend, Sammy Swindell tops entry list for USCS Magnolia Motor Speedway opener on March 6th and 7th

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Atlanta, GA – February 27, 2015 – Three-time World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Champion and sprint car racing legend Slammin’Sammy Swindell tops the entry list for the United Sprint Car Series 2015 season opener when the series invades Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi for the sprint car portion of the 7th annual “Frost Buster 250″ presented by Carl ...

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USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car Series News – 2/16

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“WINTER DIRT GAMES VI” PREVIEW SWANSON LOOKING TO MAKE MARK IN SPRINT CAR RACING IN 2015 Defending USAC Silver Crown champion Kody Swanson erased one preconceived notion about his abilities in 2014. Going into last season, Swanson was mostly thought of as a pavement specialist. After five wins on the dirt in the Silver Crown series last season, the Kingsburg, ...

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Doug and Justin Clark Official Flagmen for National Sprint League!

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Windom, MN (February 4, 2015) – Father/son team Doug and Justin Clark have been named the official flagmen for the National Sprint League in 2015.  The South Dakota natives will be flagging the majority of races on the NSL schedule. A boyhood friend of Doug Wolfgang, Doug Clark went from working on cars to flagging in 1979 at the Hartford ...

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Jeep Van Wormer Amasses Four Podium Finishes Down Under; Second in Invasion Points!

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(PINCONNING, MICHIGAN) Jeep Van Wormer recently returned stateside this week from a trip Down Under, which was no doubt an enjoyable experience both on and off the racetrack. Jeep was one of four American visitors, as he joined fellow countrymen Steve Francis, Devin Moran, and George Lee in Western Australia. The Pinconning, Michigan ace piloted the USA #55 Rocket Chassis ...

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Tony Stewart To Acquire All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series

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Purchase Secures Future of Nation’s Oldest Winged Sprint Car Tour INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 28, 2015) – Motorsports entrepreneur Tony Stewart has agreed to terms with Guy Webb, owner of the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series, to become the sole owner of the original winged sprint car tour. The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series is one ...

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World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Invading Indiana’s Plymouth Speedway on Oct. 17 for First Time in History

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Series sets 2015 schedule by shifting Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway to June 3, canceling March 27 event at Merced (Calif.) Speedway CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 26, 2015 – The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series will make its inaugural appearance at historic Plymouth (Ind.) Speedway this season. The addition of Plymouth, and two other schedule adjustments, sets the tour for 2015. ...

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Pierce & Gilpin Share Stage At Saturday Nights 31st Annual DIRTcar Racing UMP Night of Champions Awards Banquet

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Jan. 10, 2015 – Bobby Pierce of Oakwood, Ill., and Devin Gilpin of Columbus, Ind., shared the spotlight during Saturday night’s 31st annual DIRTcar Racing UMP ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet inside the Springfield Crowne Plaza Hotel’s ballroom. Pierce, 17, entered the DIRTcar UMP Late Model history books in 2014 by becoming the youngest driver ever to ...

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2015 UNOH All Star Schedule Released

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CAMARGO, IL. (Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014) – The University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions has released its 2015 Schedule featuring nearly 50 events in 11 states. The UNOH All Star 2015 season begins with the Florida Winter Nationals which features five $5,000-to-win races at just two tracks over 8 days. Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, FL starts ...

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New Tracks, Expanded Events Highlight 2015 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Schedule

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Three tracks to welcome Greatest Show on Dirt for first time as Stockton, Cedar Lake, Williams Grove add race days to Outlaw weekends CONCORD, N.C. – Dec. 4, 2014 – The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series revealed today its 2015 schedule featuring 92 events running from February to November at 59 tracks in 23 states and three Canadian ...

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First Five Drivers Announced!

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Windom, MN (November 25, 2014) – The first five drivers committed to the new National Sprint League are in. Drivers are already planning for 2015, and memberships are arriving at NSL headquarters in Minnesota. National Sprint League members receive the benefit of insurance, reduced pit passes, contingencies and more. Brian Brown, Danny Lasoski, Ian Madsen, Terry McCarl and Dusty Zomer ...

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2015 Lucas Oil MLRA Schedule Released!

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Media Contact: Dan Robinson dan@lucasoil.com Wheatland, MO (November 21st, 2014) – As the Lucas Oil MLRA looks forward to their 27th consecutive season of Dirt Late Model racing, Lucas Oil MLRA Officials are pleased to release the following 2015 Schedule. The 2015 schedule includes 23 confirmed dates with additional dates still in process. “Ernie Leftwich (Lucas Oil MLRA Competition Director) ...

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At A Glance: Numbers Tell the Story of the 2014 Season

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A look at the final statistics of the 2014 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series season CONCORD, N.C. – Nov. 19, 2014 – The 2014 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series season drew to a close at World Finals. Daryn Pittman and Brian Brown scored the final two wins of the year as Donny Schatz wrapped up his ...

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Eldora’s “Off Season” is Ambitious with Resurfacing of Legendary Oval

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Nearly 400 Truckloads of Clay Being Brought in to Invigorate Surface ROSSBURG, OH (November 13) – Eldora Speedway’s “off-season” is anything but that once again as the track surface is undergoing an ambitious makeover under the direction of Chad Schmitmeyer, Facilities Manager of the legendary half-mile clay oval. Nearly 400 truckloads of clay is in the process of being hauled ...

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