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2017 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Schedule Announced

Outlaws to break ground at three tracks   CONCORD, N.C. – December 8, 2016 –The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series solidifies its 2017 season not only on familiar grounds – visiting some of the most storied tracks nationwide – but also by adding three new tracks to an already big stage. The series is scheduled to visit 25 ...

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LARSON CARVES UP TURKEY NIGHT WIN #2; THORSON TASTES FIRST USAC NATIONAL MIDGET TITLE

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ventura, California………On the rare occasion that Kyle Larson gets the chance to take the wheel of a midget these days, he certainly makes each opportunity count. On Thursday night in the centerpiece of the USAC National and Western States Midget calendar, Larson cooked up one of his patented performances, holding off a furious late-race ...

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National Championships, Track Titles And Prestige On The Line This Weekend At Eldora

Eldora Speedway

Hoffman and Ruhlman Among the Modifieds’ Leading Contenders By: Eldora Speedway ROSSBURG, Ohio (September 28, 2016) – When the best DIRTcar UMP Modified drivers in the country descend on Eldora Speedway this weekend, the battle for supremacy amongst America’s blue collar racers will be decided as Quincy, Illinois’ Michael Long tries to stave off multi-time champion Mike Harrison, Highland, Illinois, ...

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Flag to Flag: Shane Stewart Dominates Hartford Speedway

by Tony Veneziano HARTFORD, Mich. – September 21, 2016 – Shane Stewart knew that the initial start and any restarts would be crucial on Wednesday night at Hartford Speedway in Michigan, as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series returned to the “Wicked Fast Half-Mile.” Stewart wound up mastering the initial start and a pair of double-file restarts en ...

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Runaway Richards: Wins No. 17 at Merritt

Runaway Richards Pulls away to capture win No. 17, tying single season record From WoOLMS – LAKE CITY, Mich. – August 28, 2016 – Josh Richards won the Keyser Manufacturing Great Lakes Shootout decisively Sunday night at Merritt Speedway. With his 17th trip to victory lane, Richards tied the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series record for most wins ...

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Josh Richards wins at Eriez

Steve Casebolt finishes a season-best second ERIE, Pa. – August 14, 2016 – Josh Richards captured his 16th World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win of the season Sunday night at Eriez Speedway.  The win capped-off a dominant week for the Shinnston, W.V. driver. The series travelled to four different states in four consecutive days for events at Delaware ...

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55th Bettenhausen 100 at Springfield Changed to Honor Family 

Illinois State Fair

By Jay Hardin (August 10, 2016)-Race fans attending the 55th Bettenhausen 100 USAC Silver Crown Series event at the Illinois State Fair on August 20 will notice a slight change to the name of the event.  Instead of referring to the event as the “Tony Bettenhausen Memorial 100” the event will now be referred to as the “Bettenhausen 100” in honor of one ...

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NOTHING HOTTER THAN THE LATE MODEL SUMMERNATIONALS

DIRTcar Summer Nationals

LATE MODELS AT TRI-STATE SPEEDWAY ON JUNE 26TH Haubstadt, IN – June 21, 2016 – The Dirt Car UMP Summernationals tour will arrive at Haubstadt a week earlier this season. The best of the country’s late model chauffeurs will be at Tri-State Speedway to compete this Sunday night June 26th. The late model feature winner will receive a check for ...

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Christopher Bell Scores Sprint Car Win at Eldora As He Preps For NASCAR Truck Series Return; Matt Miller, Joey Kramer and Barney Craig Also Post Victories During Johnny Appleseed Classic

Eldora Speedway

Christopher Bell Scores Sprint Car Win at Eldora As He Preps For NASCAR Truck Series Return Matt Miller, Joey Kramer and Barney Craig Also Post Victories During Johnny Appleseed Classic Christopher Bell – Jim Denhamer photo Matt Miller – Jim Denhamer photo Joey Kramer – Jim Denhamer photo ROSSBURG, Ohio (May 29, 2016) – Christopher Bell started sixth and shot ...

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

Lebanon-I-44-Speedway

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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