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CHAD SIMPSON GOES BACK-TO-BACK FOR MLRA WIN AT CRESCO

Media Contact: Billy Rock Cresco, IA (June 20, 2019) – Defending series Champion Chad Simpson picked up his second consecutive victory on Thursday night as the Lucas Oil MLRA made their first ever visit to the Cresco Speedway. The 4/10-mile facility play out to some exciting racing under very fast track conditions, in front of a packed grandstand.   Race ...

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Chad Simpson Tops The Field At Dubuque For MLRA Win

Media Contact: Billy Rock Dubuque, IA (June 15, 2019) – Defending Lucas Oil MLRA Series champion Chad Simpson beat mother nature and bested the field to score Saturday nights Lucas Oil MLRA feature win at the Dubuque Fairgrounds Speedway. The $3,000 win was Simpson’s first of the season with the MLRA in the inaugural event at the Eastern Iowa facility. ...

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Gustin outduels Mars to score second Masters victory

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (June 15)–Ryan Gustin battled mechanical gremlins from the time he left his home in Marshalltown, Iowa, on Thursday afternoon through early Saturday evening, but when the big money was on the line Saturday night ‘The Reaper’ exorcised the demons and bolted to his second Masters title in three years. After a tight three-way battle between early leader ...

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Brad Sweet Wins Outlaw Showdown at Knoxville!

Clint Garner Wins His First Feature of 2019 in 360 Sprints by Bill Wright   KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 15, 2019) – Brad Sweet won the Brownells Big Gun Bash featuring the NOS Energy Drink World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway.  The Grass Valley, California won a shootout that saw three lead changes.  The win, aboard ...

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Phillips reels in rain-delayed USMTS Friday feature Saturday at Masters

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (June 15)–The last USMTS win for Terry Phillips came last November in a rain-shortened Summit USMTS Southern Nationals, and his next came in a rain-delayed 40-lap feature Saturday evening at the Cedar Lake Speedway during the conclusion of night #2 of the 20th Annual Masters presented by Allstar Performance. A heavy downpour around 10 p.m. Friday night ...

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Sorensen the USMTS Master on opening night at Cedar Lake

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (June 13)–Three nights of fierce racing kicked off Wednesday with opening night at the 20th Annual Masters presented by Allstar Performance at the Cedar Lake Speedway, and the competitors will be hard-pressed to exceed the bar they set tonight. A spectacular 40-lap main event saw Jimmy Mars steal the lead from Dereck Ramirez just shy of the ...

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Shane Clanton Joins Forces with Skyline Motorsports

To Make Team Debut Next Weekend at Lernerville Zebulon, Georgia (6/13/19) – Shane Clanton is preparing to embark on another era of his storied career. Beginning with next weekend’s Firecracker 100 at Lernerville Speedway, he’ll be behind the wheel of a Skyline Motorsports entry. Clanton takes over the reins of the Greg Bruening-owned car, which was piloted for the first ...

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2019 Summer Nationals tour is ready to get the green!

DIRTcar Summer Nationals

34th Annual DIRTcar Summer Nationals Kicks Off Wednesday in Peoria Most grueling tour in motorsports features 26 races over 32 nights   CONCORD, NC — June 12, 2019 — The DIRTcar Racing Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” is set to kick off the 34th consecutive year of competition in 2019. Starting on Wednesday, June 12, at Peoria Speedway (IL) and ending ...

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Brian Brown Preps for the Outlaws With Another Knoxville Win!

Carson McCarl Holds Off Clint Garner for his First 360 Feature, Matthew Stelzer Makes it Four in a Row with Pro Sprints by Bill Wright                                                                                                KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 8, 2019) – Brian Brown notched his 47th career win at the Knoxville Raceway Saturday night.  It was good timing, considering the World of Outlaws will be in town next weekend.  The ...

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Gustin cashes in at Marshalltown with Arnold Motor Supply Dirt Knights Tour win

By Joyce Eisele MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (June 4) – The driver who’s won the most Arnold Motor Supply Dirt Knights Tour features added to his total Tuesday evening at Marshalltown Speedway. Richie Gustin topped the $2,000 to win main event for IMCA Modifieds, taking the lead on lap eight and pulling away from Jordan Grabouski to capture the opening night checkers. ...

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Gustin finds his groove in Greenville

GREENVILLE, Texas (June 4)–When Ryan Gustin won the USMTS feature Sunday night at the Creek County Speedway, it snapped a winless streak that lasted for more than a year. He barely had time to let his engine cool down before scoring his next one Tuesday night at the Superbowl Speedway. Just three of the eight previously scheduled USMTS shows at ...

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Gustin grinds out USMTS victory at Creek County Speedway

KELLYVILLE, Okla. (June 2)–Ryan Gustin roped himself a rugged victory Sunday night when the USMTS invaded the Creek County Speedway for the 2nd Annual Bullring Badass presented by Bravado Wireless, AmeriFlex Hose & Accessories, Pizza Express and Duvall Electric. Following up last year’s inaugural event where fans were treated to a caution-free 40-lap barnburner, another epic battle in the tight ...

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Donny Schatz, Tony Stewart Racing look to improve on World of Outlaws season during summer stretch

At a Glance: Schatz in winning state-of-mind Donny Schatz, TSR working to turn consistent good runs into wins during summer stretch   With a third of the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series’ 2019 season complete, 10-time Series champion Donny Schatz has already set himself up for another championship run. Three wins. Nine podiums. Fifteen top-five and ...

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St. Louis-area team owner Mike Mittler to be remembered annually at World Wide Technology Raceway’s NASCAR races

June 1, 2019, St. Louis Region – Longtime NASCAR Gander Outdoors Series team owner Mike Mittler passed away on Friday, May 10, following a long and courageous battle with cancer. The respected St. Louis-area race team owner had been involved in racing for more than 50 years and had a hand in the early careers of NASCAR stars Rusty Wallace ...

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Fellows Continues Winning Streak at the Pepsi Lee County Speedway

Donnellson, IA (Friday, May 31, 2019) – For the second week in a row mother nature tried to put a damper of the Friday night action at the Pepsi Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa, as over 4 inches of rain was dropped on the grounds over the week. But with plenty of sun and wind on Thursday and Friday, along ...

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