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Flooding forces Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 to cancel action again this Saturday, May 11th

Pevely, MO (May 7th, 2019) High water has forced Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 to cancel the racing action scheduled for this Saturday, May 11th. This marks the sixth consecutive race night canceled because of high water or rain this season along with both Test & Tune sessions that were scheduled in late March. Track promoter Ray Marler is ...

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Lucas Oil MLRA Set for Exciting Four Race Weekend

Wheatland, Missouri (April 30, 2019) – The Lucas Oil MLRA will jump back into action this weekend, embarking on their first four race weekend of 2019. The extended weekend of action will come to life on Thursday night and feature a stretch of new and old venues reaching from West Central Iowa to the banks of the Mississippi River in ...

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Weather halts Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55’s Test & Tune this Saturday; Season Opener still set for April 6th!

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

By Jimmy Dearing – March 28th, 2019 – Rain and the Mississippi River have forced track officials to cancel the Test & Tune session scheduled for this Saturday, March 30th at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55. Moderate flooding has water over the entrance road to the track as well as the outer parking area on pit road. River forecast ...

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MEMPHIS 100 ENTRY LIST REVEALED

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Millington, Tennessee (March 19, 2019)………A strong field consisting of drivers from 10 states and two countries make up the field for this weekend’s USAC Silver Crown season-opening “Memphis 100” at Memphis International Raceway on Friday and Saturday, March 22-23.   Two past Silver Crown champions in Kody Swanson and Chris Windom will ...

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Kyle Beard Conquers MSCCS Super Late Model Opener at Jackson

COMP Cams Super Dirt Series Double Header Up Next Trumann, Arkansas (03/18/19) – Capitalizing on the momentum that he started his season with in Arizona back in January, Kyle Beard piloted his Gary Beard Trucking #86 Black Diamond Race Car/ Kuntz & Co. Racing Engine Super Late Model to his first win of the season on Saturday night. Beard’s triumph ...

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Gateway Motorsports Park INDYCAR race will showcase St. Louis-Metro East region to the world

Worldwide TV broadcast from St. Louis to more than 36 countries on six continents  March 7, 2019, St. Louis Region – In August, TV cameras will zoom in on local icons like the St. Louis Arch and Mississippi River to broadcast these pictures around the world. INDYCAR officials have released its list of international broadcast partners for the 2019 season. ...

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USMTS set for rock ’em sock ’em 2019 slate

DALLAS, Texas (March 3)–The 2019 USMTS campaign begins with a three-night excursion through Texas in March with 48 events featuring 62 nights of racing at 39 race tracks in 13 states along the road to the crowning of the next USMTS National Champion during the first weekend of November back in the Lone Star State. Along the grueling dirt road ...

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The ‘Big Cat’ earns All Star Florida finale victory at Volusia Speedway Park

BARBERVILLE, Fla. (2/7/2019) – The ‘Big Cat’ Brad Sweet was the man to beat on Thursday evening at Volusia Speedway Park, officially concluding the five-race Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 sweep through the Sunshine State with a $5,000 DIRTcar Nationals triumph. The victory, Sweet’s fourth-ever during All Star Circuit of Champions competition and ...

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Shane Stewart earns first Gator during All Star DIRTcar Nationals opener

BARBERVILLE, Fla. (February 6, 2019) – It took Bixby, Oklahoma’s Shane Stewart eight laps to track down race leader, Daryn Pittman, from the inside of row three, but once he found the back bumper of the Roth Motorsports entry, it was the end of the road for Daryn Pittman, as well as the rest of the field. Stewart, driver of ...

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Tony Stewart dominates final night of All Star action at Bubba Raceway Park

OCALA, Fla. (February 2, 2019) – Despite an early afternoon rain shower nearly terminating the third and final night of Winter Nationals competition featuring the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1, the show went on and so did Tony Stewart, eventually dominating the entire program for a fourth-ever All Star main event win, as ...

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Tim Shaffer two-for-two during Winter Nationals action at Bubba Raceway Park

OCALA, Fla. (February 1, 2019) – For the second time in as many nights, the ‘Steel City Outlaw’ Tim Shaffer is a main event winner with the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1, padding a recent stretch of Florida dominance that now includes back-to-back $5,000 top prizes. For Shaffer, the All Star victory was ...

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Tim Shaffer opens 2019 All Star season with exciting victory at Bubba Raceway Park

OCALA, Fla. (January 31, 2019) – Tim Shaffer’s effort on Thursday evening was relentless. Not only did the ‘Steel City Outlaw’ open the 2019 Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 season by scoring the Winter Nationals opener at Bubba Raceway Park, he was forced to battle, and hold back, three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway Offseason Spotlight: 12 questions with USRA B-Mod National Champion Kris Jackson

By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (January 3, 2019) – Kris Jackson of Lebanon enjoyed a career year in 2018, winning the USRA B-Mod National Championship with 29 feature wins and 44 top-five finishes in 48 starts. Six of those victories came at Lucas Oil Speedway, where he wound up third in track points. Lucas Oil Speedway public relations director ...

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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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All American 60 Cash Goes to Persevering Dane Dacus

Tennessee Racer Pockets $6,000 Payday at Jackson Motor Speedway Byram, Mississippi (11/03/18) – Dane Dacus battled back to the lead a few laps before the midway point of Saturday night’s COMP Cams Super Dirt Series presented by Lucas Oil All American 60 event on Saturday night at Jackson Motor Speedway. Once out front he paced the field for the remainder ...

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Dennis Erb, Jr. Looks to Repeat Recent Charlotte Success this Weekend in World Finals!

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS)  Dennis Erb Racing made their way south to Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, Mississippi on October 26-27 for the 24th Annual Coors Light ‘Fall Classic.’  The unsanctioned Super Late Model special drew a talented 43 car field to the Magnolia State facility to vie for the $15,000 winner’s check. On Friday night during the qualifying session, Dennis Erb, ...

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