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Lucas Oil Speedway season kicks off Saturday with new championship chases firing up

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By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (April 2, 2019) – Lucas Oil Speedway kicks off the 2019 season on Saturday night with the Big Adventure RV Weekly Racing Series Spring Opener Presented by Benne Media and Darron Fuqua will be looking to pick up where he left off. Fuqua, of Mayetta, Kansas, won eight features in the Pitts Homes USRA ...

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Ricky Thornton, Jr. takes King of America win at Humboldt Speedway! Jared Timmerman takes B-Mod win!

Thornton conquers King of America IX HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 23)–Ricky Thornton Jr. wrestled the lead away from Kyle Strickler on lap 19 and proceeded to thrive and survive for the final 31 laps to earn a $12,000 payday and claim the crown of dirt modified racing’s King of America. Rain throughout the early morning hours created havoc for crews at ...

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Gustin, O’Neil share King of America IX front row

HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 22)–After two nights of incredible heart-stopping USMTS qualifying races at the Humboldt Speedway on Thursday and Friday, the fields are set for Saturday’s main events at the King of America IX Modified Nationals powered by Summit Racing Equipment. And with two nights of solid performances, two-time USMTS national champion Ryan Gustin of Marshalltown, Iowa, will be seeking ...

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Results from Thursday action at King of America from Humboldt Speedway

Gustin turns top qualifying effort Thursday at King of America IX HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 21)–With arguably the most talent-rich field of dirt modified racers ever assembled, Ryan Gustin stood out Thursday night in first-round qualifying at the King of America IX Modified Nationals powered by Summit Racing Equipment. A two-time past winner of the event, Gustin emerged as the only ...

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King of America IX, Battle at the Bullring super show starts Wednesday

HUMBOLDT, Kan. (March 19)–The Humboldt Speedway is hell-bent for hammer-down with the nation’s fastest and nastiest Modified and B-Mod racers converging on the Southern Kansas clay this Wednesday-Saturday, March 20-23, for a colossal two-headed monster of an event. With below freezing temperatures three weeks ago, officials from ‘The Hummer’ announced the postponement of the Battle at the Bullring V to ...

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USMTS throws down Thursday in Texas

PETTY, Texas (March 11)–The 2019 USMTS campaign begins with a three-night excursion through Texas starting this Thursday, March 14, at the 82 Speedway in Petty. The Kennedale Speedway Park hosts the USMTS touring titans on Friday, March 15, and the Superbowl Speedway in Greenville wraps things up for opening weekend on Saturday, March 16. The 82 Speedway is a wide, ...

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USMTS set for rock ’em sock ’em 2019 slate

DALLAS, Texas (March 3)–The 2019 USMTS campaign begins with a three-night excursion through Texas in March with 48 events featuring 62 nights of racing at 39 race tracks in 13 states along the road to the crowning of the next USMTS National Champion during the first weekend of November back in the Lone Star State. Along the grueling dirt road ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway Offseason Spotlight: 12 questions with USRA B-Mod National Champion Kris Jackson

By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (January 3, 2019) – Kris Jackson of Lebanon enjoyed a career year in 2018, winning the USRA B-Mod National Championship with 29 feature wins and 44 top-five finishes in 48 starts. Six of those victories came at Lucas Oil Speedway, where he wound up third in track points. Lucas Oil Speedway public relations director ...

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POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets Release Stacked 2019 Schedule

Belleville, IL – After a banner 2018 season, which concluded with first-time driver and owner champions, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League, has set its sights on 2019. An action-packed schedule dotted with historic outings, traditional stops, and first-time events, 2019 is sure to be another thrilling year. Set to open the season with a bang, the Sixth Annual ...

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Gustin, Hovden, Jackson, Schlumbohm, Girard score Summit USRA Nationals victories

  WINSTON, Mo. (Oct. 20)–Ryan Gustin and Kris Jackson each captured their first Summit Racing Equipment USRA Nationals titles in dramatic fashion Saturday night at the I-35 Speedway, winning their third straight main event to complete a sweep of the weekend. Meanwhile, the checkered flag also waved for Mitch Hovden, Tyler Schlumbohm and Dakota Girard as they captured their first ...

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Gustin, Heeter, Jackson, Gulbrandson open Summit USRA Nationals in victory lane

WINSTON, Mo. (Oct. 18)–Four drivers who are no stranger to victory lane captured main event wins on opening night of the 5th Annual Summit USRA Nationals at the I-35 Speedway on Thursday night. Two-time USMTS national champ Ryan Gustin survived a flurry of yellow flags and a late-race challenge from USRA Modified national points leader Darron Fuqua of Mayetta, Kan., ...

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Gustin, Heeter, Jackson, Gulbrandson open Summit USRA Nationals in victory lane

WINSTON, Mo. (Oct. 18)–Four drivers who are no stranger to victory lane captured main event wins on opening night of the 5th Annual Summit USRA Nationals at the I-35 Speedway on Thursday night. Two-time USMTS national champ Ryan Gustin survived a flurry of yellow flags and a late-race challenge from USRA Modified national points leader Darron Fuqua of Mayetta, Kan., ...

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WESLEY SMITH SCORES SECOND-CAREER WAR SPRINTS VICTORY AT HUMBOLDT

HUMBOLDT, KS (August 24, 2018) – Overtaking Riley Kreisel on the sixteenth lap, Wesley Smith of Nixa, Missouri ran away with the final nine laps of tonight’s POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprints League main event at Humboldt Speedway. Capitalizing on Kreisel’s mistake on the turn two cushion, Smith turned it down the track and stormed by Kreisel to take the top ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway Spotlight: Former baseball, basketball standout Ewing making mark in dirt racing

WHEATLAND, Missouri (Aug. 15, 2018) – Robbe Ewing was one of the region’s most-decorated multi-sport athletes during his playing days at Stockton High School before going on to play college baseball. Nowadays, Ewing is making a name for himself in a different kind of sport, wheeling a race car around dirt ovals. “It fills that void of competition,” Ewing said ...

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Carson Macedo Sails To Sage Fruit Ultimate Challenge Victory With Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series

Bryan Hulbert – OSKALOOSA, Iowa (August 7, 2018) Carson Macedo is having a dream week in Iowa. Just off his first career victory with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by Sawblade.com in prelim action at the Knoxville 360 Nationals for Jason Johnson Racing, the California shoe strapped into the Tony Stewart Racing No. 14 on Tuesday night ...

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Carson Macedo Takes Jason Johnson’s No. 41 Back To Victory Lane At Knoxville Raceway

Bryan Hulbert – KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 3, 2018) There was not a fan left sitting on the closing lap of Friday’s A-Feature at Knoxville Raceway as the Jason Johnson Racing No. 41 raced to victory on Night 2 of the 28th annual Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank with California’s Carson Macedo behind the wheel. Macedo’s first career ...

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Kennedy Holds Off Swindell To Win Night One Of The 28th Annual Knoxville 360 Nationals

Bryan Hulbert – KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 2, 2018) Narrowly holding off Sammy Swindell off the final turn at Knoxville Raceway, Canada’s Thomas Kennedy raced to his first career victory with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by Sawblade.com. Grabbing the Thursday opener of the 28th annual Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank, Kennedy also has the ...

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Springfield Raceway Ready For Late Model Challenge Added Money For USRA Modified Classes

Latemodels top the card at Springfield Raceway Saturday June 30 with the Lucas Cattle Company ULMA Latemodel Series vs the Malvern Bank Cash Money Latemodel Series.The ULMA Triple crown event begins Thursday at Humboldt Speedway , Friday at Lake Ozarks Speedway & then the final night both series will battle head to head for $1,000 to win & $100 to ...

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