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Bell Looking to Extend Unprecedented Turnpike Challenge Streak

Belleville, IL. (March 18, 2019) – When it comes to modern day midget racing, arguably no statistic is as impressive as the numbers behind Christopher Bell’s dominance inside his home state of Oklahoma. Over the years, Bell has competed in eight POWRi National Midget League races in the Sooner State, and he was won all eight races. Yes, you read ...

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Springfield Raceway To Start Southwest Missouri Racing Season WithMarch Madness-Former Nascar Stars To Compete

Springfield, Mo.- Springfield Raceway will kick-off the area’s Stock car season Saturday with the running of The March Madness program presented by Casey’s General Stores and Bad Boy Mowers Jerry Hoffman, owner of The “Quick Quarter” of the racy, multi-groove high-banked dirt track is putting another outstanding opening program featuring Late Models, A Modifieds, B Modifieds, Pure Stocks, Midwest Modifieds ...

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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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Donny Schatz wins on last lap in Las Vegas

Schatz defies odds in Sin City LAS VEGAS, NV – Feb. 28, 2019 – The final night of racing at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas was Donny Schatz’s to lose. He was hundredths of a second away from winning his Heat race, he won the DIRTVision Fast Pass Dash, and he pulled away with the lead at the start ...

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Gateway Motorsports Park presents sixth annual St. Louis Nostalgia Rendezvous May 10-11

February 27, 2019, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park — the home of NASCAR, INDYCAR and NHRA racing in the St. Louis-Metro East region — will host the sixth annual St. Louis Nostalgia Rendezvous on May 10-11. The two-day high octane throwback party features TV star Butch Patrick (Eddie Munster of The Munsters), nostalgia drag racing, three Vegas headliner ...

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Historic FVP Platinum Battery Showdown Stands Out Among Las Vegas Events

CONCORD, NC – Feb. 20, 2019 – The FVP Platinum Battery Showdown presented by Star Nursery will see the World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series bring its high-speed thrill show to The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Wednesday, Feb. 27, and Thursday, Feb. 28. It will also mark the first time in history the World ...

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Stewart Friesen Takes $5,000 DIRTcar Nationals Finale, Wight Wins Gator Championship

BARBERVILLE, FL – February 16, 2019 – After a breathless week of incredible Super DIRTcar Series action, Stewart Friesen held off Gypsum Racing teammates Larry Wight and Billy Decker to win the 50-lap DIRTcar Nationals finale. On a green-white-checkered finish Friesen almost gave away the victory when he scraped the wall in turns one and two, allowing Wight enough room ...

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THE ‘OK’ CORRAL; Oklahoma natives find 2019 success Sooner rather than later on World of Outlaws tour

CONCORD, NC – Feb. 15, 2019 – There’s something in the water in Oklahoma. At least you might think that when looking at last week’s Sprint Car results from the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park.   Oklahoma natives Daryn Pittman, Shane Stewart and Christopher Bell dominated about a week’s worth of Sprint Car racing in Florida.   – Pittman ...

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Sheppard on Top of Super-Powered Podium

Seven-Time Champion Matt Sheppard Passes Two Cars in One Corner for Round Two Win at the DIRTcar Nationals BARBERVILLE, FL – February 14, 2019 – There was love for dirt racing in the air Thursday night at Volusia Speedway Park on Valentine’s Day as a huge crowd watched three super-powered heroes battle down to the wire for the Super DIRTcar ...

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Kyle Strickler Doubles Down For $5K; Nick Hoffman “Four-Peats” As DIRTcar Nationals Champion

For the fourth consecutive year, Nick Hoffman is crowned DIRTcar Nationals Champion in the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 11, 2019 — The final night of racing for the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds as part of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals was also the busiest in the history of the prestigious event. With the postponement of Saturday’s remaining ...

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Pittman Goes Two-for-Two at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals

BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 9, 2019 – One of Daryn Pittman’s favorite drivers growing up was Stevie Smith. By capturing his 83rd win – in the 83 car – during the second night of World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series at the DIRTcar Nationals he is now just one win away from tying his childhood hero. “Just ...

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Three-Time Defending DIRTcar Nationals Champion Nick Hoffman Grabs First Feature Win of 2019

102 total DIRTcar UMP Modifieds on hand at Volusia Speedway Park so far after three nights of action DELEON SPRINGS, FL — Feb. 7, 2019 — The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds continued their marathon week-long stretch of events at Volusia Speedway Park with the third night of the 48th annual DIRTcar Nationals. The half-mile, high-banked dirt oval located west of Daytona Beach ...

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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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2019 Gateway Motorsports Park Oval Track and Road Course Schedule

March 9 (Saturday) — STL Drift April 9 (Tuesday) – PDX 12-14 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) — SCCA track days 20 (Saturday) — Gateway track day 26-28 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) — Porsche Club 29 (Monday) — Skip Barber move-in day 30 (Tuesday) — Skip Barber Racing School May 1-8 (Wednesday through following Wednesday) — Skip Barber Racing School 9 (Thursday) — ...

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Ken Schrader Racing and Tyler Dippel Team Up For Lucas Oil 200 Driven By General Tire

Concord, North Carolina (February 1, 2019) — Ken Schrader Racing, Inc. has signed Tyler Dippel, of Wallkill, New York, to pilot the #52 KSR entry for the ARCA Racing Series season-opener at Daytona International Speedway on February 9. Dippel has eight ARCA races to his credit, including two Top 5s and three Top 10s. The 18-year-old has competed in the ...

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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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Americas Rallycross coming to Gateway Motorsports Park July 13-14

ARX will be GMP’s first-ever rallycross event and Supercar doubleheader January 31, 2019, St. Louis Region – Americas Rallycross (ARX) today announced its 2019 schedule which includes an inaugural event at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois. The inaugural ARX rallycross event at GMP is scheduled for July 13-14. ARX is a North American-based rallycross championship fielding action sports stars, ...

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