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Turpen, Hagar and Gray capture USCS sprint car titles


Atlanta, GA – December 3, 2016 – The 23-year-old defending USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour National Champion, Morgan Turpen from Cordova, Tennessee has made United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters and sprint car racing history again during the 2016 season by becoming the first woman to win the series National Championship two times in-a-row. Turpen put an exclamation point ...

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SAVANNAH, GA – Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, GA has found a familiar comfortable and winning seat since returning to the Barry Wright Race Cars “house car” and picked up another big win on Saturday night in the 19th Annual Showdown In Savannah at Oglethorpe Speedway Park. The driver known as Superman took the lead on lap 49 and then led ...

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Dale McDowell Devours “The Leftover” at 411 Motor Speedway

Dale McDowell enjoying Victory Lane at “The Leftover”.

Welcome, North Carolina (11/28/16) – Dale McDowell put a wrap on a successful 2016 season by piloting his Sweet-Bloomquist #17m Team Dillon Racing/ Bad Boy Off Road Super Late Model to the $5,000 win in the inaugural Leftover at 411 Motor Speedway. Team Dillon racing and Dale McDowell traveled to 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, Tennessee) on Saturday night, where Dale ...

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Shaffer Shines in Friday STN Prelim

Tim Shaffer - Photo courtesy of The Wheatley Collection

Lonnie Wheatley, LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (November 4, 2016) – Tim Shaffer snapped a victory drought dating back more than a year by wiring the field in Friday night’s 25-lap preliminary feature at the 29th Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires atop the ¼-mile I-30 Speedway clay oval. “The Steel City Outlaw” gunned into the lead at ...

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Weekend Travels with STLRacing.com by Don Martin – Sheppard Second Dirt Track World Championship Title !!

Dirt Track World Championship - DTWC

October 21, 2016 New Berlin, Illinois driver Brandon Sheppard won his second Dirt Track World Championship last weekend at Portsmouth Raceway Park. The last win came a few years ago when he subbed for Rocket House Card Driver Josh Richards and the win shocked many of us. This year he did it coming from the 11th row on the grid ...

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Disqualified Drivers Withdraw Lawsuit; Case Dismissed By Federal Court


Drivers can return to competition with payment of fines and reinstatement of suspended DIRTcar membership CONCORD, N.C. – Oct. 18, 2016 – U.S. District Judge Mae A. D’Agostino today issued a stipulation of dismissal in the case of plaintiffs Scott Bloomquist, Gregg Satterlee, Jimmy Owens, and Ricky Thornton vs World Racing Group and subsidiary DIRTcar Racing, Eldora Speedway, and its ...

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McDowell Wins First Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout Since 2001


WOODSTOCK, GA (October 1, 2016) – Dale McDowell won his first Lucas Oil Dixie Shootout since 2001 on Saturday Night at Dixie Speedway. McDowell took the lead on lap 43 from race-long leader Tim McCreadie and then sprinted away for the win, his third in the annual event.   McCreadie who led the first 42 laps of the race came ...

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UMP Fall Nationals opening night rained out

Eldora Speedway

ROSSBURG, Ohio (September 29, 2016) – The opening night of the 2016 DIRTcar UMP Fall Nationals presented by Allstar Performance has been canceled due to rain. The events scheduled for Thursday night will not be rescheduled. Friday’s preliminary program, featuring four $1,000-to-win Features for the UMP Modifieds remains as scheduled. The championship event for Saturday, with a $5,000-to-win Feature event ...

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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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Weder on top of Modified world, wins 18th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree

Tommy Weder, Jr.

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (Sept. 24) — Nearly eight years after his last USMTS triumph, Tommy Weder Jr. made his way back to Widow Wax Victory Lane in a big way Saturday by winning the finale of the 18th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree at the Deer Creek Speedway. The 31-year-old from Woodward, Okla., has competed in just a handful of crown ...

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

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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Dillard wins first Featherlite Fall Jamboree feature while Hughes nets third USMTS crown

Cade Dillard

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (Sept. 22) — It was a battle for the ages on opening night of the 18th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree as a season-long battle to become the 2016 USMTS national champion came down to the final turn on the final points night. Trailing defending champ Jason Hughes by 10 points coming into Thursday night’s clash at the ...

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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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