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Hafertepe scores sweet repeat in Hockett/McMillin Memorial at Lucas Oil Speedway

WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 22, 2018) – Sam Hafertepe said his flag-to-flag victory at Saturday night’s 8th annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial at Lucas Oil Speedway might have looked flawless. “I wouldn’t say it was perfect,” Hafertepe said in victory lane. “But when you have a car that good, you can do whatever you want.” Hafertepe led all 30 laps to ...

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NHRA Returns To Gateway Motorsports Park This Weekend – Race Facts

WHAT: Seventh annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals, the 20th of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and the second of six races in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs. Drivers in four categories – Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle – earn points leading to 2018 NHRA Mello Yello ...

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Chris Ferguson Wins Thrilling Magnolia State Cotton Pickin’ 100 Opener

Championship Night Set for Saturday Evening Columbus, Mississippi (09/21/18) – The racing action at the Magnolia State Cotton Pickin’ 100 presented by Country Pleasin Sausage at Magnolia Motor Speedway officially came to life on Friday night, and it definitely didn’t disappoint. 165 racecars in five divisions filled the pit area. Chris Ferguson started the night by besting 57 Super Late ...

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Herrera, Nicholson earn feature wins on Night Two of Hockett/McMillin Memorial

WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 22, 2018) – Veteran Johnny Herrera found his best stride late to pick up Friday night’s Lucas Oil ASCS Winged Sprint Series feature win at the 8th annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial. The win was Herrera’s first of the season, snapping an 80-race winless streak. It came at an ideal time, giving the Albuquerque, New Mexico driver ...

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Johnson, Richards capture opening-night Hockett/McMillin Memorial feature wins at Lucas Oil Speedway

By Lyndal Scranton – WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 20, 2018) – Wayne Johnson took Thursday’s opening-night headliner at the 8th annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial, leading all 25 laps of the Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car feature at Lucas Oil Speedway. Johnson earned his third national-tour series win of the season, holding off defending Hockett/McMillin Memorial champion and 2018 series leader ...

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Meet drag racing legend Shirley Muldowney at this weekend’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park

  Three-time Top Fuel Dragster world champion was first woman to win a national event     September 19, 2018, St. Louis Region – Race fans will have the opportunity to meet a genuine legend at this weekend’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois.   Women competing in professional drag today are commonplace. But in ...

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Dennis Erb, Jr. Gains Fifteen Spots at Knoxville Raceway; Jackson 100 Next

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series schedule heated back up on September 13-15 with the 15th Annual ‘Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals’ at the storied Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa. The dirt-slinging action started with a pair of $7,000 to win preliminary showdowns at the 1/2-mile, semi-banked Hawkeye State venue. On Thursday night, Dennis Erb, Jr. ...

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Hockett-McMillin Memorial fires up Thursday at Lucas Oil Speedway

WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 18, 2018) – With record car counts expected and big money on the line, one of the nation’s elite open-wheel events of 2018 rolls into Lucas Oil Speedway this week for the 8th annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial. The three-night event begins on Thursday and features the Lucas Oil ASCS Winged Sprint Cars and POWRi Lucas Oil ...

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16-time NHRA Funny Car world champion John Force aiming for his 150th career win at this weekend’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park

  September 17, 2018, St. Louis Region – For the 34th season in a row John Force will finish the campaign in the Top Ten. That is not the 16-time NHRA Funny Car champion’s ultimate goal. In what seems to be a bottomless pit of passion and drive, Force will be focused on his 17th Mello Yello NHRA world championship and ...

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Three-time NHRA world champion Antron Brown has four consecutive AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals wins at Gateway Motorsports Park

Three-time NHRA Top Fuel Dragster world champion Antron Brown: Will he regain his stranglehold on Gateway Motorsports Park’s victory lane at this weekend’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals? September 18, 2018, St. Louis Region – Over the past decade, nobody has won more Top Fuel Dragster races than Antron Brown (50, good for the fourth-most in history) nor have they won more ...

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Wild Action at Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) Eight racing classes and 120-plus cars flooded the pits on a night set up for a Street Stock spectacular and a Hornet hootenanny. The qualifying heat races were completed just after the 9pm hour, two hours after the first green flag of the night. Numerous caution flags, thanks to spinouts and wrecks in turn two most of the ...

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Lebanon Midway Fall Survivor Series To Start Saturday

Lebanon Midway

Lebanon, Mo.- Following the rain- out last Saturday, The Lebanon Midway Speedway will begin the Fall Survivor Series with The Out Pace USRA B Modifieds presented by S&S U-Pull It Auto Parts competing for Summit Racing Equipment National points. The Survivor Series is scheduled to run all the way into the 1st Saturday in November with USRA B Modified National ...

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HAUBSTADT HUSTLER NEXT – $10,000 TO WIN FOR SPRINT CARS

Haubstadt, IN – September 10, 2018 – The Hoosier Tire Midwest Sprint Car Series is in preparation for the HAUBSTADT HUSTLER to be held at Tri-State Speedway. This race will match the series with that of the United States Auto Club. It will be one of the largest paying sprint car events of the season. The 11th annual HAUBSTADT HUSTLER ...

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Lucas Oil Speedway playing host to ‘Live PD’ Watch Party at Hockett/McMillin Memorial

Lucas Oil Speedway

WHEATLAND, Missouri (September 6, 2018) – The final night of the 8th annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial at Lucas Oil Speedway also will include a watch party for one of the nation’s hottest television shows. “Live PD” will be available on televisions throughout the facility and members of the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, including Corporal James Craigmyle and K-9 Lor, ...

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Mike Harrison Continues Domination at Fayette County Speedway

BROWNSTOWN, IL – SEPTEMBER 2, 2018 The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series concluded the Labor Day weekend swing at the Fayette County Speedway in Brownstown, IL on Sunday night for the Don Lamacchia Memorial event. Mike Harrison from Highland, IL would cap off his dominating weekend with another victory in his Impressive Chassis #24H entry and collect the $5,000 ...

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Fuqua and Foster grab Special-Event Wins while Henson and Streeter also grab Hardware at Central Missouri Speedway!

Unsanctioned: Modifieds, Street Stocks, Mod-Lites, B-Mods, and Pure Stocks Central Missouri Speedway, Warrensburg, MO Event #19, September 2, 2018 (Warrensburg, MO) The regular race season came to a close in a big way as 97 drivers checked in to Central Missouri Speedway (CMS) for night two of the annual Labor Day weekend special events. Among competitors on hand were 12 ...

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Mike Harrison Claims $10,000 Victory at FALS for the Casey’s Modified Nationals

FAIRBURY, IL – SEPTEMBER 1, 2018 FALS The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series competed at the Fairbury American Legion Speedway on Saturday night for the 6th Annual Casey’s General Store Modified Nationals. Mike Harrison from Highland, IL would continue his weekend dominance in his Impressive Chassis #24H entry and collect the $10,000 pay day. Tait Davenport from Benton, KY ...

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Labor Day Weekend Special Events Begin at Central Missouri Speedway with Fuqua, Campbell, Raffurty, Royalty, and Ryun in Victory Lane!

Unsanctioned: Modifieds, Street Stocks, Mod-Lites, B-Mods, and Pure Stocks Central Missouri Speedway, Warrensburg, MO Event #18, September 1, 2018 (Warrensburg, MO) September came roaring in at Central Missouri Speedway with 103 drivers and teams on hand for night one of the Labor Day weekend events. In the car-count breakdown, there were 22 Modifieds, 16 Street Stocks, 27 Mod-Lites, 23 b-Mods, ...

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