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RICO ROMPS IN ELDORA 4-CROWN MIDGET ROUT

Rico Abreu celebrates in victory lane after claiming victory in Saturday night's "4-Crown Nationals" USAC National Midget feature at Eldora Speedway.
(RYAN SELLERS PHOTO)

Rossburg, Ohio………Rico Abreu arrived at Eldora Speedway Saturday evening via an airplane ride alongside Tony Stewart after competing in the afternoon’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race in New Hampshire. As soon as the St. Helena, California driver hit the western Ohio half-mile for the first time on Saturday, it almost seemed as if Abreu was still on-board a jet ...

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Stewart Walks Tall At Eldora

Shane Stewart - Jim Denhamer photo

Schuchart slides in for second in the final laps ROSSBURG, Ohio – Sept. 23, 2016 – Shane Stewart successfully fended off the field Friday night, ultimately winning opening night of Four Crown Nationals Weekend at Eldora Speedway. Though the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series was only scheduled to compete in a one-day, 30-lap feature that paid $10,000, Stewart ...

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Schott guns down Featherlite Fall Jamboree foes Friday

Lucas Schott

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (Sept. 23) — Friday night shows have been very good for Lucas Schott when the United States Modified Touring Series comes to Southern Minnesota. Two years ago, at 18 years of age, Schott captured his first USMTS win during the 16th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree and he did again this year by leading all 42 laps Friday ...

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Mike Harrison Handles Summit Racing Equipment AMS Fall Classic Field at Peoria     

Mike Harrison - Josh James photo

By Michael Despain – Peoria, IL (September 17, 2016)- After Friday’s event would fall victim to Mother Nature, the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series made its first-ever visit to Peoria Speedway in Peoria, IL for the track’s 2nd Annual Fall Classic on Saturday evening and Mike Harrison of Highland, IL would pick up his second win of the season ...

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On Top of the World: Pierce wins Eldora’s Crown-Jewel

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE WORLD 100! Dennis Erb Jr. and Dale McDowell go bumper-to-bumper ROSSBURG, Ohio ­- September 10, 2016  –  Bobby Pierce battled more than 100 dirt late models all weekend long to capture his first-ever World 100 title Saturday night at Eldora Speedway. The 46th running of the event featured drivers from 22 states, two ...

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Driver Dies from Injuries Sustained in Crash at Eldora Speedway

Eldora Speedway

From DIRTcar Racing – ROSSBURG, Ohio (September 10, 2016) – Dirt Late Model racer Shane Unger died Saturday night at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater, Ohio, where he was transported following a multi-car crash at Eldora Speedway. Unger, a DIRTcar Racing member from Rossburg, Ohio, was 35 years old. During a late restart in the second heat race at ...

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Pierce and Pearson Jr.  Earn Preliminary Wins at Eldora

Bobby Pierce - Mike Ruefer photo

Both battle from mid-pack to nail-biting finishes By Brendan Capria – ROSSBURG, Ohio ­- September 9, 2016  – Bobby Pierce  and Earl Pearson Jr. captured back-to-back checkered flags under the Friday night  lights, each winning their 25-lap feature events on the second preliminary day of the World 100 weekend at Eldora Speedway. The 105 competitors were split into two feature ...

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Miller and O’Neal Share Opening Night Victories at Eldora

Matt Miller - Jim Denhamer photo

Miller escapes a near photo-finish between podium By Brendan Capria – ROSSBURG, Ohio ­-  September 8, 2016 – Matt Miller and Don O’Neal shared the spotlight Thursday night in a pair of features that showcased the talented 108-car field that came to compete during the 46th Annual World 100 weekend at Eldora Speedway. Each feature was 25 laps, with a ...

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Davenport Goes Back-to-Back in Buckeye State; Wins at Portsmouth

Jonathan Davenport - Jim Denhamer photo

By LOLMS – PORTSMOUTH, OH (September 3, 2016) – Jonathan Davenport goes to victory lane in the state of Ohio for the second night in a row by winning the Pepsi 60 River Days Rumble at Portsmouth Raceway Park. Davenport started on the pole, but never led a lap until lap 42 when he took over the lead from Tim ...

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COCKRUM EYES HISTORY AS HE VIES FOR 3-IN-A-ROW THIS SATURDAY AT Du QUOIN

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By: Richie Murray – USAC Two-time, defending “Ted Horn 100” winner Shane Cockrum finds himself in rarified air coming into this Saturday night’s 64th edition of the 100-mile USAC Silver Crown race at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds in southern Illinois. While there have been a pair of drivers who’ve won three and four consecutive champ car races at the ...

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USAC Racing in Du Quoin Saturday

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By Richie Murray UPCOMING USAC SILVER CROWN CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT: DATE: Saturday, September 3, 2016 SERIES: USAC Silver Crown Championship TRACK: Du Quoin State Fairgrounds (Du Quoin, Illinois) – 1-mile dirt oval EVENT: “Ted Horn 100” presented by Casey’s General Stores STARTING TIMES: 1pm: Registration and pit gates open, 4pm: Grandstands open, 5pm: Silver Crown Practice, 6:30pm: Silver Crown Qualifying, 8pm: ...

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Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Visits Land of Lincoln Labor Day Weekend

American-Modified-Series

From Michael Despain – Glasgow, KY-August 28, 2016 (www.americanmodifiedseries.com)- The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series returns to action with a three-night racing extravaganza in the Land of Lincoln as the tour will visit Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, IL on Friday September 2 ($3,000 to win), Fairbury’s American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, IL Saturday September 3 ($10,000 to ...

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Double or nothing for AJ Fike at Springfield; corn dogs & concerts come later

Illinois State Fair

TOLEDO, Ohio (August 10, 2016) – And now there’s just one. Unless there’s an entry out of nowhere, AJ Fike stands alone as the only driver who will attempt the “double” this year at the Illinois State Fairgrounds Mile Dirt. The Galesburg, Illinois local favorite will take a run at both Illinois State Fair championship auto races this year, racing ...

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At a Glance: I Am Ironman

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series takes on the Ironman 55 weekend at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on Friday, Aug. 5 and Saturday, Aug. 6 CONCORD, N.C. – Aug. 3, 2016 – One of the toughest World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series events of the season is here as the series prepares to take on ...

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Ken Schrader Enters SuperChevyStores.com ARCA 100 At Springfield Mile Dirt Event

Illinois State Fair

TOLEDO, Ohio (August 2, 2016) – By the time the Central Illinois SuperChevyStores.com ARCA 100 comes to life on the Illinois State Fairgrounds Mile Dirt in Springfield Sunday, August 21, the Cunningham Motorsports 22 car will see its eighth different driver of the season, and this guy ain’t no slouch.   Fenton, Missouri’s Ken Schrader will be aboard the Cunningham ...

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Josh Richards wins the Prairie Dirt Classic at Fairbury Speedway!

Josh Richards - Jim Denhamer photo

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM FAIRBURY SPEEDWAY! Richards Sweeps Prairie Dirt Classic Weekend Dennis Erb Jr. rekindles a past battle between the two late FAIRBURY, Ill. – July 30, 2016 – Josh Richards completed the “Prairie Dirt Classic” sweep Saturday night in front of a packed house, winning the 100-lap finale at Fairbury American Legion Speedway. The victory was ...

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