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Crew Members Are Unsung Heroes of World of Outlaws Lifestyle

CONCORD, NC – March 19, 2019 –  Life on the road with a World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series race team is always challenging. Very rarely do drivers ever race at a track near their shop, house or hometown. This weekend, teams from all over the Midwest and East Coast will converge on Tennessee for Friday’s event at Duck River ...

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Lucas Late Models Return to Action March 15th-16th

BATAVIA, OHIO (March 11, 2019) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will return to action this weekend, as the nation’s elite dirt late model drivers make their annual trek to Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio and Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, Ind. Both events are expected to attract a powerful field of entries as drivers battle in a complete ...

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FINAL SHAMROCK CLASSIC ENTRY LISTS RELEASED

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (March 5, 2019)………The final entry lists have been set for Saturday’s “Shamrock Classic” with 58 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget and 48 Micro Sprint drivers set to go at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin, Ill. on March 9.   The midget field includes two past “Shamrock Classic” ...

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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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Lady Luck on Shaffer’s side in Vegas

  LAS VEGAS, NV – Feb. 27, 2019 – Tim Shaffer was in route to a dominating performance at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas for the FVP Platinum Battery Showdown presented by Star Nursery, leading every lap, but with five laps to go worry set in.   He could hear his motor sputtering. There was no doubt in his ...

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Dennis Erb, Jr. Knocks Down Pair of Top Fives in Busy Georgia/Florida Speedweeks

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Dennis Erb, Jr. and his #28 Super Late Model team have returned home to their Carpentersville, Illinois race shop in recent days following a hectic “Speedweeks” in the southern states of Georgia and Florida. Even with a pair of shows that were lost due to inclement weather, Dennis competed in twelve high-profile programs at four different venues from ...

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Mike Ruefer’s A-Team “Top 25” Dirt Late Model Ranking

February 2019 It’s the start of another racing season. From the January adventure to Arizona and the Wild West Shootout to the Georgia and Florida Speed Weeks, the racing has been fantastic. There is a direct correlation to starting early if you can and how that helps with season long success. For the full time pros that call the national ...

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Stewart Friesen Takes $5,000 DIRTcar Nationals Finale, Wight Wins Gator Championship

BARBERVILLE, FL – February 16, 2019 – After a breathless week of incredible Super DIRTcar Series action, Stewart Friesen held off Gypsum Racing teammates Larry Wight and Billy Decker to win the 50-lap DIRTcar Nationals finale. On a green-white-checkered finish Friesen almost gave away the victory when he scraped the wall in turns one and two, allowing Wight enough room ...

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LEARY LOGS FIRST WIN FOR NEW TEAM IN WINTER DIRT GAMES X FINALE

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ocala, Florida (February 16, 2019)………The first weekend with a new race team is normally a period when driver and team get accustomed to one another and learn on-the-fly how to win races together. There were very few bumps in the road for C.J. Leary and Reinbold/Underwood Motorsports throughout “Winter Dirt Games X,” which culminated ...

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GRANT SURVIVES AND THRIVES IN WINTER DIRT GAMES NIGHT 2

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Ocala, Florida (February 15, 2019)………Justin Grant has won a few and lost a few in the same manner throughout his racing career.  He’s now won and lost in the same manner at Bubba Raceway Park following his USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car victory Friday on night two of “Winter Dirt Games X.”   ...

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Wight Thrills Volusia Fans By Blasting Cushion to DIRTcar Nationals Victory

Runner-up Sheppard Takes Big Gator Points Lead BARBERVILLE, FL – February 15, 2019 – If the 2019 DIRTcar Nationals truly sets the tone for the rest of season, then Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modified fans are in for a banner year. Friday night’s third round of the quest for the Big Gator at Volusia Speedway Park was captured by Gypsum ...

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THE ‘OK’ CORRAL; Oklahoma natives find 2019 success Sooner rather than later on World of Outlaws tour

CONCORD, NC – Feb. 15, 2019 – There’s something in the water in Oklahoma. At least you might think that when looking at last week’s Sprint Car results from the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park.   Oklahoma natives Daryn Pittman, Shane Stewart and Christopher Bell dominated about a week’s worth of Sprint Car racing in Florida.   – Pittman ...

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LAST LAP HERO WINDOM SCORES OCALA USAC SPRINT OPENER

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ocala, Florida (February 14, 2019)………Chris Windom led just one lap in Thursday’s USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car season opener at Bubba Raceway Park, but it was the one that paid the most as the Canton, Ill. driver prevailed on a wild final lap scramble that saw three different race leaders edge ahead at one ...

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SUNSHINE DOUBLE-DIPS IN OCALA WITH 2ND STRAIGHT USAC MIDGET VICTORY

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ocala, Florida (February 9, 2019)………If Friday’s victory at Bubba Raceway Park was one small step toward a successful USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget season for Tyler Courtney, then Saturday night’s win was a giant leap toward what could be a banner year in the series for the Indianapolis, Indiana driver. Courtney slid by ...

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Buzzie Reutimann Isn’t Slowing Down Anytime Soon

For more than six decades Emil “Buzzie” Reutimann has been behind the wheel of a race car. The Zephyrhills, Florida native is known in the racing community as a “racer’s racer” as he personifies what it means to be old school. He still works on his cars, he still loves to compete, and he still has his family with him ...

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COURTNEY CONTINUES WINTER DIRT GAMES SUCCESS IN USAC MIDGET OPENER

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ocala, Florida (February 8, 2019)………Tyler Courtney continued his winning ways in “Winter Dirt Games” at Bubba Raceway Park in Friday’s USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship season opener. The Indianapolis, Indiana driver was victorious in the final two races of last year’s USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car portion of “Winter Dirt Games” en ...

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The ‘Big Cat’ earns All Star Florida finale victory at Volusia Speedway Park

BARBERVILLE, Fla. (2/7/2019) – The ‘Big Cat’ Brad Sweet was the man to beat on Thursday evening at Volusia Speedway Park, officially concluding the five-race Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 sweep through the Sunshine State with a $5,000 DIRTcar Nationals triumph. The victory, Sweet’s fourth-ever during All Star Circuit of Champions competition and ...

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