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Make it FIVE Total Gators for Sheppard!

“The Rocket Shepp” Wins His First Big Gator, Sweeps Outlaws Competition in The Sunshine State BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 16, 2019 – A Big Gator trophy and its family of four are heading back to Rocket Chassis in West Virginia as Brandon Sheppard pulled off the unthinkable on Saturday night, winning the 2019 DIRTcar Nationals Late Model championship by completing ...

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The ‘Big Cat’ earns All Star Florida finale victory at Volusia Speedway Park

BARBERVILLE, Fla. (2/7/2019) – The ‘Big Cat’ Brad Sweet was the man to beat on Thursday evening at Volusia Speedway Park, officially concluding the five-race Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 sweep through the Sunshine State with a $5,000 DIRTcar Nationals triumph. The victory, Sweet’s fourth-ever during All Star Circuit of Champions competition and ...

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Tony Stewart dominates final night of All Star action at Bubba Raceway Park

OCALA, Fla. (February 2, 2019) – Despite an early afternoon rain shower nearly terminating the third and final night of Winter Nationals competition featuring the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1, the show went on and so did Tony Stewart, eventually dominating the entire program for a fourth-ever All Star main event win, as ...

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Tim Shaffer opens 2019 All Star season with exciting victory at Bubba Raceway Park

OCALA, Fla. (January 31, 2019) – Tim Shaffer’s effort on Thursday evening was relentless. Not only did the ‘Steel City Outlaw’ open the 2019 Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 season by scoring the Winter Nationals opener at Bubba Raceway Park, he was forced to battle, and hold back, three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion ...

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LUCAS LEE SCORES BIG WITH FIRST CAREER WINTERNATIONALS VICTORY

The lessons learned on Friday night paid big dividends for Tennessee racer Lucas Lee, who outpaced the 24-car field in the 75-lap Modified A-Main to close off week one of the 43rd annual Winternationals. Lee had struggled to start the week, but went back to basics before the Friday night event. The result was a second place run to Kyle Bronson ...

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DIRTcar Late Models kick off week two of DIRTcar Nationals to set stage for World of Outlaws

BARBERVILLE, FL – Jan. 25, 2019 – When those in the motorsports world think about the start of any racing season, their minds automatically revert to palm trees and warm temperatures of Florida in February. Dirt track fans’ minds wander to the famous Gator Pond at the World’s Fastest Half-mile, Volusia Speedway Park. The first week of DIRTcar Nationals caters ...

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Kyle Bronson goes back to back with win at East Bay Winternationals!

Kyle Bronson backed up his Thursday night victory with a win in the 30-lap Modified main on Friday in night number 3 of the Winternationals. Bronson used the bottom of the track to make his passes as he charged past Lucas Lee to gain control late in the race. The event started slowly with a trio of caution flags flying ...

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Volusia’s DIRTcar Nationals is almost here!

It’s time to do battle in The Sunshine State! BARBERVILLE, FL – Jan. 23, 2019 – Lanigan. Bloomquist. Richards. Clanton. Moyer. These are just a few of the legendary names in dirt Late Model racing history who have made their mark on the famed Volusia Speedway Park. The warm Florida temperatures, the palm trees, the Big Gator trophies and the roar ...

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Eight Inductees Announced as “Class of 2019” for National Sprint Car Hall of Fame!

Knoxville, IA, January 16, 2019 – The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the names of its eight inductees for 2019.  Those that will be inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 2, during the thirtieth annual ceremonies in Knoxville, Iowa, are: Drivers Richard Griffin – “The Gas Man” from Silver ...

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It’s Wild West Shootout Time at Arizona Speedway!

  Lonnie Wheatley, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 4, 2019) – Six nights of red-hot racing action over the course of nine nights is about to commence at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway with the 13th Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts.   The lucrative miniseries featuring Super Late Models along with Modifieds and X-Modifieds starts ...

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Daniel Martin Tabbed to Head Dream Racing Technologies & Assist Tanner English

(CROSSVILLE, TENNESSEE) Chip Stone and Randy Weaver, owners of SWR Racing in Crossville, Tennessee, would like to welcome shock guru Daniel Martin on board to head Dream Racing Technologies! Daniel has been hired to oversee and operate the shock side of the business and also to assist the SWR Racing #116 team, which will strike out in February with young ...

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World of Outlaws and Tickets.com Expand Digital Ticketing Options

World of Outlaws Partnership with Tickets.com Set to Provide Fans with Expanded Ticketing Options Never Before Accessible in Dirt Racing, Including Mobile and Print-At-Home CONCORD, NC — December 17, 2018 — The World of Outlaws and Tickets.com have partnered to launch an entirely new online ticketing platform in dirt track racing, and on Tuesday the 2019 season will begin to ...

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DIRTcar Summer Nationals 2019 Tour Features 28 Races in 32 Days With Nearly $800,000 At Stake

DIRTcar Summer Nationals

CONCORD, NC — December 4, 2018 — The DIRTcar Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” is the most challenging month in dirt track racing, and 2019 will be no different. The schedule features 28 race nights over 32 days covering about 3,800 miles from Peoria Speedway in Illinois on Wednesday, June 12, through Saturday, July 13, at Oakshade Speedway in Ohio. It ...

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Time to ring in 2019 with the release of the new tour schedule!

CONCORD, NC — Dec. 4, 2018 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series 2019 tour will span 47 races at 36 total tracks in 16 states and includes nine new venues to the schedule, shown below. The season kicks off on Feb. 8-9 with the Winter Freeze IX at the Screven Motorsports Complex for a two-night show in Sylvania, ...

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Tanner English Lands Dream Ride with SWR Racing for 2019 Season!

(CROSSVILLE, TENNESSEE) SWR Racing and Tanner English have recently inked a deal to put the young Benton, Kentucky driver behind the wheel of the #116 full-time for the 2019 racing season! According to Team Manager Randy Weaver, Tanner will drive a potent Longhorn by Weaver racecar – armed with a Phantom Race Engine – in a pick-and-choose type schedule loaded ...

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