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Macon Speedway Preparing For Second Race Of The Season Saturday

Macon Speedway

$1 Dogs & $2 Beers On Tap For Macon Speedway Saturday Night Several Divisions Plus Spectator Drags On Track (Macon, IL) After an outstanding season opener which saw nearly 100 racecars put on a highly entertaining show, Macon Speedway will be back at it for the second night of the 2019 season this coming Saturday, April 20.  Seven divisions of ...

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Four Races in Four Days for Lucas Late Models

Lucas Oil Late Model Series

BATAVIA, OHIO (April 10, 2019) – A busy weekend awaits the stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series with four stops in four days at four tracks in three states. More than $180,000 is up for grabs during the 96-hour stint.   Atomic Speedway will kick off the four-day spectacular on Thursday, April 11th. The $12,000-to-win, Buckeye Spring ...

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Weather halts Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55’s Test & Tune this Saturday; Season Opener still set for April 6th!

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

By Jimmy Dearing – March 28th, 2019 – Rain and the Mississippi River have forced track officials to cancel the Test & Tune session scheduled for this Saturday, March 30th at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55. Moderate flooding has water over the entrance road to the track as well as the outer parking area on pit road. River forecast ...

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Father Daughter Duo Enter the Big 10 Late Model Series for 2019

In 2018, the Big 10 Late Model Series was introduced to the lineup at Lebanon I-44 Speedway. Since then, the class has lured in several talented drivers. The new class has now attracted a unique race team out of Farmington Missouri. Keith and Casey Buckley are a father-daughter duo who have been racing together at tracks all across the Midwest ...

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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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Night of Champions 2018 – Speeches and More from the DIRTcar Racing Banquet!

The 2018 DIRTcar Racing banquet from the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL was yet another successful night of celebration and reflection from all of the champions in each of the 11 series. Lots of hardware was given out, good friends were seen and great speeches were made before what promises to be yet another exciting year of DIRTcar Racing in ...

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Field Nearly Set For 34th Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout Finale

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 4, 2019) With Friday’s preliminary action pushing the 34th Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout through race No. 225, the field of Golden Driller hopefuls is starting to take shape as four drivers are already locked into three championship events, with a dozen past champions in the mix. Locking into both divisions of A-Class as well ...

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Fairbury Speedway steps up with big weekly purse for DIRTcar Late Models & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds!

With a new era at Fairbury American Legion Speedway in 2019 comes an exciting new weekly racing program sure to energize fans and racers alike. Matt Curl, who will be returning to his hometown track as owner and promoter after spending the 2018 season as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series director, announced that the venerable quarter-mile oval’s ...

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World of Outlaws Series Director Matt Curl Acquires Fairbury American Legion Speedway

Series Director Matt Curl Adds ‘Track Owner’ to His Titles Fairbury American Legion Selling Majority Stake of the Speedway CONCORD, NC — Nov. 6, 2018 — World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Director Matt Curl — former promoter of Fairbury American Legion Speedway (FALS) and longtime Fairbury resident — will soon add Track Owner to his bio as he acquires a ...

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Mitchell Duvall “Three-Peats” At The 3rd Annual Driven World Short Track Championship

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 28, 2018 — The Driven Racing Oil SECA Crate Sportsman division were a part of the 3rd annual Driven World Short Track Championship on Saturday, October 27 at the immaculate 4/10s (0.400) mile high-banked dirt oval of The Dirt Track at Charlotte (NC). The track located northeast of Charlotte in Concord, NC would see rain win ...

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Heat Races Set the Field for Sunday’s World Short Track Championship Features

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 27, 2018 — After getting pushed forward a day by Friday rains at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, the Driven World Short Track Championship finally got going on Saturday just after 2PM with Timed Hot Laps for all nine divisions to set up the ensuing Heat Races for 405 registered drivers. Despite a small cell of rain ...

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Spectacular Full-Day World Short Track Championship Now Set for Saturday, October 27

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 26, 2018 — After a successful day of timed Hot Laps on Thursday, October 25, 347 teams — plus more due to arrive on Friday — were ready for a big weekend of racing at the Dirt Track at Charlotte for the third annual Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship. Mother Nature had other ideas, ...

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23rd Annual DIRTcar Fall Nationals Postponed to March 29-30, 2019

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

PEVELY, MO — Oct. 6, 2018 — Mother Nature has intervened on what was to be the 23rd annual DIRTcar Fall Nationals at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri. With a sudden and heavy rain shower during the afternoon and with more showers and thunderstorms with lightning into the evening, along-with already saturated grounds, DIRTcar and Track Officials ...

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Champions Decided in Macon Finale

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) Three championships were on the line Saturday night in the Macon Speedway season finale. The Sportsman division was separated by four points; the Hornets were separated by eight points and the B-Modifieds by 42. Cody Stillwell made appearance on the track during the feature to clinch the B-Modified track title. That left two divisions left for the championship. ...

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BRANDT Season Finale Set For Saturday Night At Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway

Championship To Be Decided Plus Giveaways For Fans (Macon, IL) The 2018 racing season comes to an end this coming Saturday, September 29 at Macon Speedway with the BRANDT Season Finale “Racing For The Cup” Night.  Six divisions of action will be on track plus fans will have the chance to win giveaway items throughout the evening.  In addition, powder ...

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Dale McDowell and Scooter Ware Claim Magnolia State Cotton Pickin’ 100 Wins

Magnolia Motor Speedway

Three Final Features Rescheduled Columbus, Mississippi (09/22/18) – Dale McDowell was the fifth different leader and survived a late-race charge from Austin Rettig to score the $12,000 win in the Super Late Model finale of the annual Magnolia State Cotton Pickin’ 100 presented by Country Pleasin’ Sausage. Billy Moyer, Brian Rickman and Dane Dacus completed the Top-5 finishers. Scooter Ware ...

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Eskew Claims Victory, Taylor Takes Championship at Macon Speedway

Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) As the 2018 season prepares for its final bow, the Decatur Building Trades Pro Late Models wrapped up their season as Guy Taylor came into the evening already with a big enough lead to win the title without having to complete a lap. But that’s not the Taylor racing way. Instead, Taylor put on a show, nearly came ...

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