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Eight Inductees Announced as “Class of 2019” for National Sprint Car Hall of Fame!

Knoxville, IA, January 16, 2019 – The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the names of its eight inductees for 2019.  Those that will be inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 2, during the thirtieth annual ceremonies in Knoxville, Iowa, are: Drivers Richard Griffin – “The Gas Man” from Silver ...

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COMP Cams Super Dirt Series Releases 2019 Schedule

Conway, Arkansas (01/09/19) – The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series presented by Lucas Oil has officially unveiled their 2019 schedule. The docket includes 28 dates at 16 different venues. “We are really proud of this schedule that we’ve put together for the upcoming season,” new CCSDS owner Jack Sullivan commented. “There’s a lot of great tracks on here, and we’ve ...

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Sullivan Family Purchases the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series

Conway, Arkansas (12/04/18) – When the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series presented by Lucas Oil kicks off their 2019 campaign in March, it will be operating under new ownership. Racing world veterans Chris Sullivan and Jack Sullivan have purchased the tour, effective immediately. The sale comes as series founder Chris Ellis is forced to step away from the series due ...

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Billy Moyer Jr. Banks $9,000 in 25th Annual Spooky 50

24th Annual Coors Light Fall Classic Up Next Batesville, Arkansas (10/22/18) –Billy Moyer Jr. continued his late-season hot hand on Saturday night in his Nutrien Ag Solutions #21jr Mesilla Valley Transportation/ Black Diamond Race Car/ Pro Power Racing Engines Super Late Model. He wired the field to pick up the $9,000 triumph in the 25th annual Spooky 50 at Chatham ...

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O’Neil zeroes in on first USMTS win at Canyon Speedway Park

PEORIA, Ariz. (April 14)–Racing against the best of the best, Jake O’Neil was one of the best with a third-place finish on Friday, but Saturday night there was nobody better from start to finish as he dominated the 40-lap USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup main event at the Canyon Speedway Park. “We haven’t run a lot of USMTS races, ...

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Cade Dillard Takes Timberline CCSDS Loot

Series Invades Lone Star Speedway on Saturday Night Corley, Texas (03/30/18) – On Friday night – for the first time in his young Super Late Model career – Louisiana’s Cade Dillard visited Victory Lane with the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) presented by Lucas Oil. With 24 cars on hand for the $2,000-to-win event at the southwest Texas oval, ...

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COMP Cams Super Dirt Series Set to Lift Off this Saturday at Springfield Raceway

Series Makes Debut at Missouri’s Springfield Raceway Beebe, Arkansas (03/07/18) – The COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) presented by Lucas Oil will open their 2018 campaign in fine style this Saturday, March 10 at Jerry Hoffman’s Springfield Raceway. The event will mark the first time ever that the series has invaded the ¼-mile oval. “We couldn’t be more excited ...

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Stuckey Enterprises and Earl Pearson Jr. Join Forces for 2018

Shreveport, Louisiana (11/16/17) – Ronnie and Terri Stuckey are venturing into new territory in 2018. The husband-and-wife duo – who spearhead the efforts at Stuckey Enterprises and Black Diamond Chassis – are entering the car owner game. They will field entries for Earl Pearson Jr. on the highly-competitive Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS). “The 2018 season will mark ...

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Jason Johnson Wins Feature and World Challenge Friday on FVP Night at the 57th Annual Knoxville Nationals Presented by Casey’s General Stores!

Schuchart, Reutzel, Eliason Also Lock Themselves into Finale!   by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert                                                                KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 11, 2017) – Like an Iowa cyclone, Jason Johnson ambushed the competition Friday at Knoxville Raceway on FVP Night at the 57th Annual Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores.  Not only did the Eunice, Louisiana native claim the feature event ...

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Dennis Erb, Jr. Invades Summer Nationals After Runner-Up Effort in Clash at the Mag

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS)  Dennis Erb, Jr. and his #28 team were back on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series grind on June 16-17 in the annual running of the ‘Clash at the Mag’ on the black-ice of Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi.  Following a rain-out of Friday’s preliminary action, the entire show was condensed into a single-day shootout on ...

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Timothy Culp Takes Top Cash at Ark-La-Tex Speedway

  Vivian, Louisiana (05/06/17) – Louisiana-native, Timothy Culp became the fourth different winner of 2017 on the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series (CCSDS) presented by Lucas Oil tour on Saturday night. The pilot of the #c8 Rocket Chassis scored the $2,500 victory at Ark-La-Tex Speedway. Gene Boyter’s Ark-La-Tex Speedway played host to the tour on Saturday evening, and a last-to-first ...

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Jared Landers Returns to Action this Weekend

By Ben Shelton – Batesville, Arkansas (03/24/17) – For the first time since mid-August 2016 Jared Landers will return to action this weekend. He will pilot an entry fielded by Louisiana’s David Peterson Racing. “David [Peterson] and Ronnie [Stuckey] have given me a great opportunity to pilot a car this weekend and for future events,” said Landers. “I’m incredibly grateful ...

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SATURDAY’S “JUNIOR KNEPPER 55” IN Du QUOIN IS USAC INDOOR RACE #169

This Saturday’s “Junior Knepper 55” at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin, Ill. will mark the 169th time that USAC Midget racing has occurred in an indoor arena. Beginning with Gene Hartley’s victory in the inaugural USAC race ever held on Jan. 8, 1956 in Fort Wayne, Ind., 29 different arenas have hosted USAC Indoor Midget racing. USAC’s winningest ...

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STENHOUSE, SCHATZ, JOHNSON & COURTNEY ENTER “KNEPPER 55” AS FIELD GROWS TO 70-PLUS!

The Clauson-Marshall Racing juggernaut with drivers Donny Schatz, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., Jason Johnson and Tyler Courtney has entered the Saturday, Dec. 17th “Junior Knepper 55” USAC Midget Special Event indoors at the Southern Illinois Center at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds. The latest of the now 73 cars who’ve entered for the second annual event is highlighted by the team ...

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USCS announces new USCS Deep South regional sprint car series

Atlanta, GA – December 07, 2016 – After a successful 20th anniversary season the United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters advances into the future with the announcement of an expansion in the number of regional series it sanctions. For the 2017 season the USCS has created a new third regional series for its sprint car division. The new ...

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Sammy is Still Winning – Gets His Fourth STN Title

  Lonnie Wheatley, LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (November 5, 2016) – Sammy Swindell just keeps on winning.  And he did it to the tune of more than $15,000 by topping Saturday night’s 29th Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires 40-lap finale in front of a packed house at I-30 Speedway.   With the triumph aboard the Rains ...

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Travels with STLRacing Knoxville Nationals

Knoxville Raceway

Jason Johnson “IT’S THE KNOXVILLE NATIONALS” by Don Martin Jason Johnson known as the Ragin Cajun was exactly that this past Saturday at the famed historic half-mile Knoxville Raceway as he captured the 56th Annual Knoxville Nationals sponsored by 5-Hour Energy.    It was not easy for Johnson because in order to accomplish this goal he would need to pass and ...

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