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Nemechek Masters the Champion Racing Oil “Master of the Pros” 144

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A Record 43 Drivers Added Their Names to the “Masters of the Pro’s” 144 Entries as Nemechek Takes the Green Jacket Lebanon, Mo. / Some information contributed by Ronnie Williams as well as JEGS/CRA Officials. For Immediate Release 5/19/2016 – John Hunter Nemechek overcame many obstacles this weekend en route to collecting his second green jacket at Saturday night’s Champion ...

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Lincoln Speedway Prepares For Huge Friday, May 20 Sprint Car Event

Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit Of Champions Headed To Central Illinois Winged sprint car fans throughout Illinois and beyond have had Friday, May 20 marked on their calendars since the 2016-Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions schedule was announced.  This year’s schedule includes an Illinois date and that race is coming up at Lincoln IL Speedway at ...

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CHAMBERLAIN SCORES BIG WIN IN LATE MODELS AT ELDORA’S 63RD OPENER

Michigan’s Mielke Wins DIRTcar UMP Modified Race; Pardo Scores Another Eldora Stock Car Win ROSSBURG, Ohio (April 16, 2016) – A brave move by “Insane” Duane Chamberlain to fend off fourth-place starter Jeep VanWormer enabled him to take control of the A-Feature and lead all 25 laps of the Late Model event in Eldora’s 63rd season opener. VanWormer, from Pinconning, ...

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Mike Harrison, Bobby Pierce Share Spotlight at 32nd Annual DIRTcar UMP ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet

Nearly $360,000 in points-fund cash distributed to drivers for their success during the 2015 season CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 22, 2016 – Mike Harrison and Bobby Pierce shared the spotlight at the 32nd Annual DIRTcar UMP ‘Night of Champions’ Awards Banquet in Springfield, Ill. earlier this month. In front of nearly 1,000 competitors, family and friends in the ballroom of ...

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Championship and Weekly Point Fund Format for the 2016 DIRTcar Late Model Summer Nationals Announced

DIRTcar Summer Nationals

The Summer Nationals kicks off on June 15, 2016 at Brownstown (Indiana) Speedway CONCORD, N.C. – Dec. 21, 2015 – DIRTcar announced today the format and payout for the 2016 Late Model Summer Nationals championship. In 2016, the demanding schedule will be divided into five separate weeks crowning weekly champions and rewards from a weekly point fund. Each of the ...

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First Look: 2016 Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network

TULSA, Okla. (December 10, 2015) The 2016 season for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network represents a milestone for the nation’s largest Sprint Car sanctioning body, as it marks the 25th year of action across the United States. At the first look, 41 dates have been confirmed with a handful of additional stops ...

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All Star Sprint Cars Schedule Released; Lincoln Speedway Only Illinois Event

2016 All Star Circuit of Champions Schedule Released May 20 Event At Lincoln Speedway, Only Illinois Appearance By Tyler Altmeyer All Star Circuit of Champions Indianapolis (November 19, 2015) – The All Star Circuit of Champions will move ahead into the 2016 season with a full slate of scheduled competition, with race dates ranging from early February until late October. ...

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NASCAR brings Camping World Truck Series to Gateway Motorsports Park through 2020

Gateway Motorsports Park

Long-term agreements, fan and sponsor support positions  St. Louis as one of the hottest motorsports markets in the country. November 11, 2015, St. Louis Region –  For the first time ever, NASCAR and Gateway Motorsports Park official have agreed on a five-year deal to bring the Camping World Truck series to town through 2020.  The 2016 race event moves two ...

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HAWKINGS SCORES BIG WIN IN DIRTCAR FALL NATIONALS BY ALLSTAR PERFORMANCE

Controversial Contact Leaves Stickler Angry and In the Mud; Pierce Writes Another Eldora Headline ROSSBURG, Ohio (October 4, 2015) – Jacob Hawkins drove his car beneath Kyle Stickler’s machine battling for the lead and the $5,000 payday in Sunday’s rain-delayed DIRTcar Fall Nationals by Allstar Performance at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. Coming off turn four with 11 laps to ...

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STEMLER, RUHLMAN, STRICKLER AND NICELY WIN DAY ONE UMP MODIFIED A-FEATURES AT ELDORA

There were 104 entrants representing a dozen states and Canada that took part in eight heat races, four B-Features and four A-Features with the winners taking home $1,000 each.ROSSBURG, Ohio (October 1, 2015) – Four UMP National Modified drivers won A-Features on day one of the DIRTcar Fall Nationals by Allstar Performance at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. Travis Stemler, ...

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MCDOWELL AND SHEPPARD SCORE BIG WINS IN FIRST NIGHT OF WORLD 100 WEEKEND

ROSSBURG, Ohio (September 10, 2015) – Veteran Dale McDowell and young gun Brandon Sheppard rolled to impressive preliminary feature victories on the opening night of Eldora Speedway’s 45th World 100, splitting Thursday night’s two 25-lap DIRTcar-sanctioned races at the historic half-mile oval. The $5,000-to-win triumphs put McDowell of Chickamauga, Georgia and Sheppard of New Berlin, Illinois, in prime position for ...

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Illinois State Fair Bettenhausen Entry List Large, Swelled by Illini Entrants

Illinois State Fair

Defending Winner, Large Bettenhausen Entry List Head for Illinois State Fair Entry List Bolstered by ILLINI PRIDE Springfield, IL August 18, 2015 (By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises)- The largest entry list in 8 years for the Tony Bettenhausen 100 USAC Silver Crown Series event Saturday at the Illinois State Fairgrounds has the racing scene buzzing as does the fact that ...

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Meritor ChampTruck World Series® Brings Thrill of Big Rig Racing to Gateway Motorsports Park

Gateway Motorsports Park

MADISON, Illinois (July 15, 2015) – Drivers will rev their engines for an exciting weekend of heavy-duty truck racing when the Gateway Motorsports Park hosts the Meritor ChampTruck World Series®. “We’re bringing the thrill of semi-truck racing back to the United States for the first time since 1993,” said Mark Kollasch, director of Field Sales for Meritor. “The Meritor ChampTruck ...

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TRI-STATE SPEEDWAY TO PRESENT THE UMP SUMMERNATIONALS THE LATE MODELS WILL RETURN JULY 5TH

Haubstadt, IN – June 30, 2015 – It happens just once a year and it happens all over the Midwest. That would be the annual outbreak of the hottest auto racing anywhere in the whole country. There are 28 big late model events in some 31 days. Event number 22 will be held at Tri-State Speedway. This one is not ...

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals Midway Report: Drivers Focused on Wins Over Points

DIRTcar Summer Nationals

The Point is to Win DIRTcar Summer Nationals drivers focus on winning races over championship points CONCORD, N.C. – June 29, 2015 – Ask any driver and they’ll tell you they’re not worried about points. It’s no different on the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour. While Mother Nature has somewhat naturally watered down this year’s running of what’s become known as ...

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Dale Blaney Goes Back-To-Back With World of Outlaws at Attica Raceway Park

Bests Cody Darrah and a surging David Gravel to become 12th different event winner of the season ATTICA, Ohio – May 29, 2015 – A mid-race restart proved pivotal in the battle for Friday night’s Kistler Engines Classic at Attica Raceway Park, as Dale Blaney was able to battle past Cody Darrah and best the Outlaws to become the 12th ...

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2015 All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series Tour Dates Announced

INDIANAPOLIS – The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series, recently purchased by three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart, announced its tour dates on Wednesday. The schedule will consist of 54 total events spanning six states, including 29 events in Ohio and 14 in Pennsylvania. While the schedule began in February with five non-points events in Florida ...

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Shark Racing Counting Down the Days to World of Outlaws Season-Opening Event

Inside Line Promotions – HANOVER, Pa. (Feb. 3, 2015) – Shark Racing has a new focus in 2015: eliminate DNFs. Drivers Jacob Allen and Logan Schuchart have been hard at work since the 2014 season ended preparing for the grueling 2015 slate with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, which begins Feb. 13-15 at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, ...

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