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Devin Gilpin and Jim Beeman Motorsports Back Together in 2019; Eye Speedweeks!

(COLUMBUS, INDIANA) As the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) trade show gets underway today in nearby Indianapolis, Indiana, Devin Gilpin would like to announce that he will be returning behind the wheel of the #1G entry for Jim Beeman Motorsports in 2019! The combination was strong and steady throughout the 2018 campaign, as Devin was able to claim the Super Late ...

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals 2019 Tour Features 28 Races in 32 Days With Nearly $800,000 At Stake

DIRTcar Summer Nationals

CONCORD, NC — December 4, 2018 — The DIRTcar Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” is the most challenging month in dirt track racing, and 2019 will be no different. The schedule features 28 race nights over 32 days covering about 3,800 miles from Peoria Speedway in Illinois on Wednesday, June 12, through Saturday, July 13, at Oakshade Speedway in Ohio. It ...

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2019 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Tour Features 31 Events from June 12 to July 27

Summit Modified Nationals

CONCORD, NC — December 4, 2018 — The DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals tour will span June 12 to July 27, including 27 events over 32 consecutive days. A new two-race weekend, July 19-20, at Cedar Ridge Speedway in Kentucky will serve as a prelude to the championship finale July 26-27 at Fairbury American Legion Speedway. The tour will ...

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Tanner English Lands Dream Ride with SWR Racing for 2019 Season!

(CROSSVILLE, TENNESSEE) SWR Racing and Tanner English have recently inked a deal to put the young Benton, Kentucky driver behind the wheel of the #116 full-time for the 2019 racing season! According to Team Manager Randy Weaver, Tanner will drive a potent Longhorn by Weaver racecar – armed with a Phantom Race Engine – in a pick-and-choose type schedule loaded ...

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TIM WOLFE HEADS SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT AMS SERIES FOR 2019 SEASON

Glasgow, KY- November 14, 2018 (www.americanmodifiedseries.com) – The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series is excited to welcome one of dirt modified racing’s most prominent proponents, Tim Wolfe as Series Director for the 2019 season. Wolfe currently resides in central Indiana and is recently retired. He has been involved in the racing world for many years and always has been ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin 10.10.2018 Below are the STLRacing.Com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings. Brandon Sheppard is still on top of the rankings but Scott Bloomquist is in reach. Bloomquist dominated Eldora back in June at the Dream and the World 100 is back on this weekend. Mark Richards has never won a major at Eldora and Scott has won ...

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Moyer and Arms Claim 24th Annual Lake Cumberland Classic Victories at Lake Cumberland Speedway

By Michael Despain BURNSIDE, KENTUCKY – October 6, 2018 – The Schaeffer’s Oil Iron-Man Championship Late Model Series, Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series, and MARS Super Late Model Racing Series would conclude a weekend of dirt track racing in the Bluegrass State with the 24th Annual Lake Cumberland Classic presented by Cornett Racing Engines on Saturday evening at Lake ...

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Michael Chilton Captures 14th Annual Iron-Man Classic at Lake Cumberland Speedway

By Michael Despain BURNSIDE, KENTUCKY – October 5, 2018 – Lake Cumberland Speedway in Burnside, KY would kick off the 2018 Lake Cumberland Classic weekend with the 14th Annual Iron-Man Classic featuring the Schaeffer’s Oil Iron-Man Championship Late Model Series, Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Bonus Series, and MARS Super Late Model Racing Series all in action and Michael Chilton of ...

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Jameson Leads Jackson 100 Qualifying

BROWNSTOWN, IND. (September 21, 2018) – Kentucky driver, Jason Jameson set the overall Miller Welders Fast Time amongst the 40 entrants on Friday night at Brownstown Speedway. Jameson claimed the spot over all and in Group A with a lap of 13.538 seconds in the James Rattliff-owned #12 entry.   Mason Zeigler set the fastest time in Group B with ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin 9.20.2018 Below are the rankings after the 15th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals at Knoxville Raceway last weekend. Jimmy Owens took home $40,000 Saturday night on the famed ½ mile. The Newport, Tennessee driver has Durham Racing Engines under the hood of his Integra Shocks, Rocket Chassis #20. This was Owens first late model Championship at ...

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Carrier Cashes in at Ponderosa

JUNCTION CITY, KY (AUGUST 31, 2018) – Kentucky native Eddie Carrier Jr. took the lead from Earl Pearson Jr. on lap 28 and went on to win the rain-shortened John Bradshaw Memorial at Ponderosa Speedway. The win marks his tenth career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory.   Carrier was born and raised just 20 miles from Ponderosa Speedway. ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin 8.28.2018 Below are the rankings after last weekend after the dramatic Dirt Million. What can you say about Cody Sommer and his staff they pulled off another one. If Dirt in December was not enough, now Cody has put together the biggest purse of the season and pulled it off in dramatic fashion last weekend at the ...

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Summit Racing Equipment AMS Land of Lincoln Labor Day Weekend August 30th – September 2nd

GLASGOW, KY – AUGUST 26, 2018 The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will return to action with a huge Labor Day weekend in the State of Illinois. The tour will visit the Tri City Speedway on Thursday August 30th, Farmer City Raceway on Friday August 31st, Fairbury American Legion Speedway on Saturday September 1st, and Fayette County Speedway on ...

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Schrader, Stewart Return for DuQuoin Modified Challenge

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff DuQuoin, IL-August 26, 2018-Two of the most prolific and popular racing drivers in motorsport history return to a small piece of southern Illinois real estate Labor Day weekend to challenge a number of area short track stars in the 25th running of the Bill Oldani Memorial UMP Modified race at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds.  ...

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Dennis Erb, Jr. Set to Invade Wilmot & LaSalle After Topless 100 Postponement

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS)  Dennis Erb, Jr. returned to the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series scene from August 8-11 in a lucrative four-day stretch at the venerable Florence Speedway in Union, Kentucky.  In Wednesday’s $12,000 to win ‘Ralph Latham Memorial,’ Dennis qualified well and ran second in his heat race prior to winding up thirteenth in the rain-shortened 50-lap main event, ...

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Charleston Speedway’s 7th Annual Take’Em Off 40 Up Next for the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series

Glasgow, KY – August 7, 2018: The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will return to action with a doubleheader of racing action Friday, August 17th and Saturday, August 18th at Charleston Speedway in Illinois for the Annual Take’Em Off 40 event. Friday’s event will pay $2,000 to win and $200 to start while Saturday’s event will pay $4,000 to ...

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Huge Weekend Ahead at Florence

BATAVIA, OHIO (August 6, 2018) – A band of the nation’s top dirt late model drivers will converge at Florence Speedway for one of the biggest weekends ever contested in the track’s storied history. This year’s blockbuster weekend will get underway on Wednesday, August 8th with the 32nd Annual Ralph Latham Memorial. The $12,000 to win event for the Lucas ...

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Devin Moran wins the Prairie Dirt Classic at Fairbury American Legion Speedway!

2017 Rookie of the Year scores biggest win of his career FAIRBURY, IL — July 28, 2018 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series headlined one of the most prestigious races in the country on Friday and Saturday night: the 29th annual Prairie Dirt Classic presented by Bank of Pontiac. The fast quarter-mile of Fairbury American Legion Speedway, ...

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