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Sheppard Reels in Shirley for a Gator Trophy

BARBERVILLE, FL- February 22, 2017- Brandon Sheppard fought his way to Victory Lane during night eight of the 46th annual DIRTcar Nationals in the 30-lap DIRTcar Racing Late Model Feature. It wasn’t an easy path for Sheppard to get to the front of the pack as Brian Shirley tried to fend him off any way possible. Sheppard started in the ...

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Gator Glory: Nick Hoffman Celebrates $5,000 Gator Championship

By Clayton Johns BARBERVILLE, FL – February 21, 2017 – Nick Hoffman wrestled the lead from Jacob Hawkins on lap 24 after a multi-lap side-by-side battle and paced the final six laps to win the $5,000 UMP Modified Gator Championship on night seven of the 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park on Monday night. The victory was the ...

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Chris Madden Grabs A Gator

BARBERVILLE, FL- February 20, 2017- On the seventh day of the 46th annual DIRTcar Nationals, 43 Late Models migrated to Volusia Speedway Park to test their luck at the ‘World’s Fastest Half-Mile’. The season opening swing through Georgia and Florida continues and drivers are hoping to leave the track with a coveted Gator trophy in the passenger seat. Chris Madden ...

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King Krup: Illinois Native Earns First Career Gator

Story by World Racing Group – BARBERVILLE, FL – February 20, 2017 – Will Krup was the man of the hour as he found a way to Victory Lane despite the strong field of UMP Modified contenders who were hungry for sweet victory during the second Gator Championship qualifying race during the 46th DIRTcar Nationals Sunday night. During the 20-lap ...

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Sheppard Wins in Dramatic Fashion at Bubba Raceway Park

OCALA, FL (February 19, 2017) – The former Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Rookie of the Year, Brandon Sheppard took the lead on the final lap from Scott Bloomquist to win Sunday night’s Lucas Oil Winter Nationals – presented by GEICO at Bubba Raceway Park. The exciting finish brought the packed grandstand to its feet as Sheppard charged from ...

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Screven Motor Speedway is Familiar Terrain For Two Drivers 

Brandon Overton and Shane Clanton Look Forward to Racing in Their Home State    Concord, N.C. – Feb. 16, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series 2017 season opener at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Ga. is familiar terrain for Georgia natives Shane Clanton and Brandon Overton. The track is nearly a stone’s throw away from the drivers’ ...

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Terre Haute Action Track 2017 Schedule Released

Terre Haute Action Track

World Of Outlaw & Summer National Late Models Added   Officials from Track Enterprises, the promotion company for the Terre Haute Action Track, has announced the 2017-season schedule for the 1/2-mile racetrack.  The speedway holds several special events during the summer that feature divisions from the United States Auto Club (USAC) and United Midwestern Promoters (UMP).  This year’s schedule features ...

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Mike Pegher, Jr. Wins Crate Late Model Championship at 41st Annual Winternationals At East Bay Raceway Park

Tampa, FL…… 2/4/17…. The top 6 drivers from the last two nights were locked into tonight’s A-Main. Those drivers were Mike Pegher Jr of Cranberry Township, PA., Doug Horton of Wimauma, FL., Logan Roberson of Waynesboro, VA., Max Blair of Centerville, PA., Hudson O Neal of Martinsville, IN and Keith Nosbisch of Valrico, FL. Mike Pegher, Jr. drew the number ...

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Phillip Cobb Stands Tall In Victory Lane Winning Night #2 In Crate Late Models At East Bay Raceway Park

Tampa, FL…… 2/3/16….Thirty eight cars registered for Friday nights 35-lap A-Main feature. Clay Knight of North Augusta, SC set a fast time tonight with a qualifying time of 16.387 for his 2-lap efforts. For the 35-lap feature it was Devin Dixon on the pole and on the front row the second night in a row with Middleburg, Florida’s Mark Whitener. ...

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Discount Tickets On Sale For Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville ARCA Event

April Event Features ARCA Racing Series Plus Huge Late Model Show   Officials from Track Enterprises have announced that discount advance tickets are now on sale for the Saturday, April 8 event at Fairgrounds Speedway, in Nashville, TN, featuring some of the best racers across the nation.  In addition to the Music City 200 presented by Jive for the ARCA ...

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MIKE PEGHER, JR TAKES THE WIN ON NIGHT NUMBER ONE FOR THE 41ST ANNUAL WINTERNATIONALS AT EAST BAY RACEWAY PARK

Tampa, FL…… 2/2/16….The 41st Annual East Bay Raceway Park Winternationals for Crate Late Models. got underway on Thursday night with 37 cars registered for Crate Late Model Event. It was Walker Arthur from Forest, Va and Devin Dixon from Apollo Beach on the front row the the 30-lap Feature. On the green Mike Pegher, Jr. and Dixon got out front ...

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Dennis Erb Racing Bolts South to Start 2017 Season in Georgia and Florida

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Fresh off an impressive 2016 racing season that saw them capture four special event wins including the $100,000 ‘Dirt Late Model Dream’ and the $20,000 ‘National 100,’ Dennis Erb Racing is about ready to embark on the start of their 2017 campaign in Georgia and Florida during “Speedweeks.” Dennis Erb, Jr. will unload his potent Black Diamond racecar ...

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Exciting 2017 Slate Announced For Macon IL Speedway

Macon Speedway

Lucas Oil Late Models, POWRi, All Star Sprints, MOWA, & USAC Among Visitors   Macon Speedway officials are proud to announce the 2017 schedule for the 72nd season of racing at the 1/5-mile high banked dirt oval in Macon, IL.  In addition to the weekly UMP DIRTcar divisions, special events include the Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model Series, POWRi Midgets ...

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Shannon Buckingham, Cory Hedgecock & Brad Hall take wins at Boyd’s Speedway!

Boyds Speedway

1/28/2017 at Boyd’s Speedway SUPER LATE MODELS A Feature 1: 1. 50-Shanon Buckingham[1]; 2. 201-Billy Ogle Jr[2]; 3. 4L-Justin Litchford[3]; 4. 19A-John Ownbey[4]; 5. 33-David Brannon[5]; 6. 17M-Dale McDowell[6]; 7. 99-Derek Ellis[7]; 8. 16-Austin Horton[9]; 9. 53-Ray Cook[8]; 10. R1-Riley Hickman[14]; 11. 21-Shane Tankersley[16]; 12. 19-James Williamson[10]; 13. 69*-Carder Miller[22]; 14. 9C-Dusty Carver[18]; 15. 7-Donald McIntosh[12]; 16. 119-Mike Mcconnell[13]; 17. ...

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Rhino AG Super Bowl of Racing Kicks Off 2017 Season!

BATAVIA, OHIO (February 27, 2017) – The highly anticipated 2016 season for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will kick off with the Rhino AG Super Bowl of Racing – Presented by General Tire Thursday, February 9th through Saturday, February 11th at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, GA.   The Super Bowl of Racing will get underway on Thursday, ...

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Lincoln IL Speedway Officials Announce Exciting 2017 Schedule

All Star Sprints, POWRi, Summer Nationals, USAC, MOWA, & More To Appear The 14th season of racing is just around the corner at Lincoln Speedway, at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Lincoln, IL and now fans, teams, and drivers can mark their schedules as the dates have been released. The slate is action packed with Winged Sprints, Super Late Models, ...

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