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National Championships, Track Titles And Prestige On The Line This Weekend At Eldora

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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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Weekend Travels with STLRacing.com by Don Martin

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Marlar Masters Knoxville !! If someone had told you the driver that would win the 13th Annual Late Model Knoxville Nationals would come from Tennessee most of us would guess it would have been the 2-Time winner Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg not Winfield’s Mike Marlar. We really should not have been surprised at all, since he has finished in the ...

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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

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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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Pierce and Pearson Jr.  Earn Preliminary Wins at Eldora

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Both battle from mid-pack to nail-biting finishes By Brendan Capria – ROSSBURG, Ohio ­- September 9, 2016  – Bobby Pierce  and Earl Pearson Jr. captured back-to-back checkered flags under the Friday night  lights, each winning their 25-lap feature events on the second preliminary day of the World 100 weekend at Eldora Speedway. The 105 competitors were split into two feature ...

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Miller and O’Neal Share Opening Night Victories at Eldora

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Miller escapes a near photo-finish between podium By Brendan Capria – ROSSBURG, Ohio ­-  September 8, 2016 – Matt Miller and Don O’Neal shared the spotlight Thursday night in a pair of features that showcased the talented 108-car field that came to compete during the 46th Annual World 100 weekend at Eldora Speedway. Each feature was 25 laps, with a ...

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Lucky No. 7: Clanton wins at Shawano

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Clanton holds on after a late push from Richards to gain traction in the points race SHAWANO, Wisc. – August 2, 2016 – Rivals Shane Clanton and Josh Richards battled down to the wire Tuesday night at Shawano Speedway (Wisc.), but there could only be one top dog at the checkers of the “Sun Drop Shootout.” It was Clanton who ...

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Illinois Race Fans Should Be Thankful

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by Don Martin – STLRacing.com Exclusive Dirt Track racing fans of Illinois should appreciate what we have in the Land of Lincoln. We have some of the best drivers, tracks, and promoters in the country yet some of the best reside right here in the state of Illinois. Sometimes I don’t think we know how lucky we have it, and ...

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Tire Doping Perspective by Don Martin STLRacing.com

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After the Dirt Late Model Dream at Eldora Speedway concluded earlier this month 5 drivers were suspended for tires not reaching the benchmark in a chemical analysis. The tire samples were taken during post-race inspection and sent to an independent test lab. The drivers suspended are Scott Bloomquist, Jimmy Owens, Brandon Sheppard, Ricky Thornton Jr., and Gregg Satterlee. Each driver ...

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Brandon Sheppard and Jared Landers steal second show at Eldora

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – June 10, 2016 – “Two” seemed to be the lucky number Friday night at the 22nd Annual Dirt Late Model Dream at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, as Brandon Sheppard and Jared Landers became the duo to win the double-feature program in front of a packed crowd. The Big E’s 24-degree banking is where most of the ...

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Brandon Sheppard and Jonathan Davenport Strike First At Dream Opener

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Wild Action Thrills Large Thursday Crowd; Dirt Late Model Dream by Ferris Mowers Continues Friday and Saturday ROSSBURG, Ohio (June 9, 2016) – It was a night of extremes Thursday as the first day of the 22nd Annual Dirt Late Model Dream by Ferris Mowers at Eldora Speedway delivered a doubleheader delight for Brandon Sheppard and Jonathan Davenport. While Sheppard ...

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Sheppard strongest in Lucas Oil MLRA tilt at Donnellson

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Media Contact: Trenton Berry Donnellson, Iowa (May 5, 2016) – Thursday night kicked off a three day, three show weekend for the Lucas Oil MLRA. 37 cars rolled into the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa to compete for the $3,000 top prize. Brian Birkhofer won his opening heat race from the outside of row three. His push to the ...

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Davenport Takes Atomic Buckeye Spring 50

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CHILLICOTHE, OH (March 18, 2016) – Jonathan Davenport successfully defended his Buckeye Spring 50 at Atomic Speedway on Friday Night. Davenport withstood an early race battle with Brian Shirley to take his fifth Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season, in front of a packed house. Davenport and Shirley battled for the first 18 laps of the ...

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Wholesale Changes for TMAC in 2016

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by Don Martin Coming off another Top 10 finish at the Chili Bowl Tim McCreadie discussed with StlRacing.com what’s in store for the 40 year old for the 2016 racing season. Tim won the Chili Bowl back in 2006 and has drove for Andy Bondio the last four Chili Bowls. The team has made the race 3 of the last ...

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Davenport ready to chase big money during January’s Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout at USA Raceway

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Star of 2015 Super Late Model season being lured to Arizona by Keyser’s Quarter-Million bonus program TUCSON, Ariz. (Nov. 25, 2015) — After enjoying a Super Late Model season of historic proportions, Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, Ga., is primed to get an early start on another big-money campaign in 2016. Davenport and his K&L Rumley team — winners of 21 ...

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Lucas Oil MLRA Reveals 2016 Slate at Heartland Auto Racing Show

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DES MOINES, IOWA (November 20th, 2015) – Heading into the 28th straight year of racing, Lucas Oil MLRA series officials are pleased to announce the schedule of events for the coming year. Several traditional weekends remain, with a return to some familiar venues and a new track or two thrown in. “It’s always important to lay out a good schedule ...

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