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Competition just got tougher at DuQuoin; Schrader enters Southern Illinois 100

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(TOLEDO, Ohio – August 26, 2015) – As competitive as the recent Allen Crowe ARCA 100 was at the Illinois State Fairgrounds, it’s going to get tougher yet when the 62nd annual Southern Illinois 100 presented by Federated Car Care rolls off at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds mile-dirt Labor Day Monday, September 7. And that’s because veteran Ken Schrader, who ...

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Richards Outduels Clanton At Eriez Speedway, Completes Sweep of World of Outlaws Late Model Series Three-Race Weekend

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West Virginia Driver Follows Friday and Saturday’s Victories at Atomic Speedway with another Dominating Performance at Eriez on Sunday ERIE, Pa. – Aug. 23, 2015 – Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., wrapped up a perfect weekend on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series with a dominating victory in front of a near-capacity crowd Sunday night at Eriez Speedway. Richards, ...

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Richards Cruises At Atomic Speedway, Completes Sweep Of Ohio Oval’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series Doubleheader

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Red-Hot West Virginia Driver Will Aim for Weekend Trifecta in Sunday’s WoO LMS Visit to Eriez Speedway CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – Aug. 22, 2015 – Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., put on another stellar performance Saturday night at Atomic Speedway, leading all 50 laps of the night’s main event to complete a sweep of the 3/8-mile oval’s World of Outlaws Late ...

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Richards Opens Three-Race World of Outlaws Late Model Series Weekend With First-Career Atomic Speedway Victory

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Three-Time Series Champion Scores Seventh WoO LMS Victory of 2015 and His Third Triumph in Past Four Series Events CHILLICOTHE, Ohio – Aug. 21, 2015 – Josh Richards kept his recent World of Outlaws Late Model Series hot streak rolling Friday night with a convincing victory during the first of the national tour’s back-to-back nights of racing at Atomic Speedway. ...

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Chub Frank Eyes Return To Victory Lane In This Weekend’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series Events at Atomic & Eriez

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Veteran Pennsylvania Driver Returns to Familiar Locations for Atomic’s Friday-Saturday Doubleheader & Sunday’s Event at Eriez Chub Frank has extra reason to be excited for this weekend’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series events with the national tour set to visit a pair of tracks that are particularly memorable to the veteran Bear Lake, Pa., driver. Frank, 53, will join ...

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“Superman” of the microphone Jim Childers hanging up State Fair announcing duties

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By Jay Hardin… (METROPOLIS, Ill. – August 17, 2015) – It’s only fitting that veteran public address announcer Jim Childers hails from Superman’s hometown of Metropolis, Illinois. He’s been the “Superman” behind the microphone at the Illinois State Fair and the DuQuoin State Fair for more than 30 years. And as it will be much to the chagrin of thousands ...

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Eckert Rules Winchester Speedway’s Gunter’s Honey 50, Claims Second World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory of 2015

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New Longhorn Chassis Carries Veteran Pennsylvania Driver to 32nd-Career WoO LMS Triumph WINCHESTER, Va. – Aug. 15, 2015 – Rick Eckert’s first weekend driving a Longhorn Chassis ended in triumphant fashion Saturday night at Winchester Speedway. In his third night out in his new Longhorn mount, Eckert, 49, of York, Pa., led every lap of Saturday’s Gunter’s Honey 50 to ...

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Longtime Springfield, DuQuoin Race Announcer Jim Childers Turning Off Microphone

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Springfield, IL August 3, 2015 (By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises)-Racing fans throughout the country will be saddened to learn that one of the premier motorsports announcers has decided to retire from full-time duties. Jim Childers of Metropolis, Illinois has spent the last 36 seasons entertaining and informing race fans about a wide variety of action. The southern Illinois native made ...

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Illinois Driver Booher, Drew Win at Gateway Motorsports Park

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Madison, Ill. – Brandon Booher and Ray Drew took the wins in Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, North Central Division NAPA Auto Parts All American Hot Rod Showdown powered by Life on the Line Film at Gateway Motorsports Park. Local resident, Brandon Booher, Urbana, Ill., scored his 5th regional/divisional ...

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At A Glance: The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Takes on the 55th Annual FVP Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Store

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Donny Schatz leads the way as the winner of eight of the last nine Knoxville Nationals KNOXVILLE, Iowa – Aug. 11, 2015 – The biggest week in sprint car racing is here as the greatest drivers from around the world converge on Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway for the 55th Annual FVP Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Store, August 12 to ...

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Land of Lincoln Tripleheader Goes September 4, 5, and 6 for the Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series

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Glasgow, KY-August 10, 2015- The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series will return to action with its 2015 Land of Lincoln Tripleheader Weekend over Labor Day with three mega-big events and three great racing venues. The weekend will begin on Friday September 4 at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, IL with a 35 lap/$3,000 to win event. The following ...

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ARCA Getting Set For Two Illinois Dirt Tracks

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(TOLEDO, Ohio – August 5, 2015) – The 53rd running of the SuperChevyStores.com 100 at the Illinois State Fairgrounds mile-dirt in Springfield is coming Sunday, August 23, followed up by the 62nd annual Southern Illinois 100 at the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds mile-dirt Labor Day Monday. Back-to-back ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards dirt track adventures are on the way. Here’s ...

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At A Glance: It Takes an Ironman to win at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

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The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series takes on the Prelude to the Ironman and the Ironman 55 this weekend CONCORD, N.C. – Aug. 4, 2015 – As the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series heads into the final week of the ‘Month of Money’ all eyes turn to Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri for the ...

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JEEP VANWORMER WINS TUESDAY NIGHT TAILGATE AT ELDORA

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ROSSBURG, Ohio (July 21, 2015) – Jeep Van Wormer got by Duane Chamberlain early in the 25-lap feature and went on to win the Sunoco American Late Model Series race during the Tuesday Night Tailgate at Eldora Speedway. Van Wormer, an Eldora fan favorite, went under Chamberlain‘s car on a restart with nine laps complete and then held him off ...

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Tyler Nicely Takes Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series Win at Clarksville Speedway

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Clarksville, TN- July 18, 2015- The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series completed its doubleheader weekend of racing action with its second visit of the season to Clarksville Speedway in Clarksville, TN and Tyler Nicely would claim his first ever series win and become the 33rd different driver to win with the tour by scoring the $1,500 win in the ...

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Shane Stewart Crowned at Wild 32nd Annual Kings Royal

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Sweeps the Kings Royal weekend at Eldora Speedway ROSSBURG, Ohio – July 18, 2015 – Neither rain nor Donny Schatz could keep Shane Stewart down on Saturday night as the Larson Marks Racing driver scored the biggest win of his career and was crowned ‘King Shane’ in a Kings Royal no one will soon forget. “This is an awesome, awesome ...

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Shane Stewart Gets His Knight’s Tale at Eldora Speedway

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Dominates the Knight Before the Kings Royal to score fifth World of Outlaws victory of the season ROSSBURG, Ohio – July 17, 2015 – In spite a qualifying draw that sent him out last, there was little doubt Shane Stewart was the driver to beat at Friday night’s Knight Before the Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway. After qualifying third, Stewart ...

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At A Glance: The ‘Month of Money’ is Set to Begin

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The series takes on the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic presented by Racing Optics at Limaland Motorsports Park before kicking off the ‘Month of Money’ at the Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway CONCORD, N.C. – July 15, 2015 – The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series embarks on one of the biggest weeks of the season as the series tackles ...

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