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Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 Summer Nationals event canceled!

DIRTcar Summer Nationals

Receding Floodwaters Still Too High to Run Saturday’s Summer Nationals Event at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 PEVELY, MO – July 2, 2019 – First officials tried moving the event back a weekend, but still the Mississippi River has not cooperated enough. Unfortunately, DIRTcar and Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 officials will have to cancel the DIRTcar Summer ...

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ARCA Preview for Today’s Race at WWT Raceway at Gateway

Where:                     World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, Madison, Illinois When:                      Friday, June 22, 2019, 7:45 pm ET/6:45 pm CT Track Length:              1.25 miles Banking:                   Turns 1 and 2: 11 degrees  Turns 3 and 4: 9 degrees Most Recent Winner:        Sheldon Creed, June 22, 2018, 103.428 miles per hour Most Recent Pole Winner:   Sheldon Creed, June 22, 2018, 139.069 miles per hour ...

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World of Outlaw Late Model Race Week – Firecracker 100

SARVER, PA — June 17, 2019 — First came the Firecracker, then came the party. Now in the 13th year, the two are synonymous. For three nights at Lernerville Speedway beginning this Thursday, race fans will set up camp for the biggest Dirt Late Model event in Pennsylvania and party all day around the races each night. There’s a concert ...

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Tony Jackson Jr. Claims Second Rockabilly 45 CCSDS Triumph

Pads Point’s Advantage with $5,000 Victory at I-30 Speedway Little Rock, Arkansas (06/15/19) – The stars and cars of the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series invaded Tracey Clay’s I-30 Speedway on Saturday night for the ninth annual Rockabilly 45. Entering the event, Missouri’s Tony Jackson Jr. was the Midwest Sheet Metal Marked Man atop the series standings. By the time ...

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Hudson O’Neal Bags $15,000 at Smoky Mountain

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (June 15, 2019) – Hudson O’Neal wrestled the lead from Mike Marlar on lap 30 and then cruised on to his third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season on Saturday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway.   The Big Daddy 60 was the biggest paying single-day event in Smoky Mountain Speedway history with a first-place ...

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Marlar Rockets to Cherokee Score

GAFFNEY, S.C. (June 14, 2019) – Mike Marlar ran away with the 21st Annual Grassy Smith Memorial on Friday night at Cherokee Speedway. Marlar led flag-to-flag for his second Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season.   A terrific battle for the second spot took place between several drivers in the last five laps of the race. ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

by Don Martin                    6.3.2019 Below are the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings as we enter the 25th Annual Dream at Eldora Speedway.   This past weekend Brandon Sheppard and Jonathon Davenport continued their winning ways.   Sheppard picked up the World of Outlaw win at Lancaster while Davenport picked up a preliminary win at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, ...

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Inaugural Visit to Belle-Clair & Return to Lake Ozark Awaits MLRA

Media Contact: Billy Rock Wheatland, Missouri (May 29, 2019) – Following last weeks unplanned weekend off for the Lucas Oil MLRA, a result of devastating storms that rocked the Lucas Oil Speedway postponing the Show-Me 100, teams and series officials are looking forward to returning to action with a pair of events on tap this weekend. Friday night May 31st ...

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Waits returns to USMTS winners circle at Mississippi Thunder Speedway

FOUNTAIN CITY, Wis. (May 24)–One day after the fourth anniversary of his last USMTS victory, Brad Waits snapped his winless streak by coming out on top of a wild thriller in the 11th Annual Coca-Cola Spring Shootout presented by Fast Shafts at the Mississippi Thunder Speedway. A multi-time track champion dating back to the days of the former Tri-Oval Speedway, ...

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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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