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Timothy Culp Takes Over Reigns of GRT House Car Program in 2017!

(GREENBRIER, ARKANSAS) GRT Race Cars, Inc. owner and founder Joe Garrison is excited to announce today that Prattsville, Arkansas pilot Timothy Culp will jump behind the wheel of the GRT House Car, which has been occupied dually by Jeremy Payne and Jason Fitzgerald in recent years. Timothy, who fielded a GRT machine late in 2016 and promptly transferred it into ...

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Brandon Sheppard to pilot Rocket Chassis house car in 2017!

For Immediate Release Mark Richards Racing, Inc. Solidifies Team For 2017 with Driver, Crew and Marketing Partner Additions Shinnston, WV, November 21, 2016 –Mark Richards Racing, Inc. (MRRI), the four time World of Outlaws Craftsman late model champion team has selected two-time Dirt Track World Championship winner Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, IL to drive the Valvoline/Seubert Calf Ranches #1 ...

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Weekend Travels with STLRacing.com by Don Martin – Sheppard Second Dirt Track World Championship Title !!

Dirt Track World Championship - DTWC

October 21, 2016 New Berlin, Illinois driver Brandon Sheppard won his second Dirt Track World Championship last weekend at Portsmouth Raceway Park. The last win came a few years ago when he subbed for Rocket House Card Driver Josh Richards and the win shocked many of us. This year he did it coming from the 11th row on the grid ...

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Disqualified Drivers Withdraw Lawsuit; Case Dismissed By Federal Court

Drivers can return to competition with payment of fines and reinstatement of suspended DIRTcar membership CONCORD, N.C. – Oct. 18, 2016 – U.S. District Judge Mae A. D’Agostino today issued a stipulation of dismissal in the case of plaintiffs Scott Bloomquist, Gregg Satterlee, Jimmy Owens, and Ricky Thornton vs World Racing Group and subsidiary DIRTcar Racing, Eldora Speedway, and its ...

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Bobby Pierce captures MLRA Fall Nationals and Timothy Brown bags Big Buck 50 at Lucas Oil Speedway

By Lynton Scranton – Wheatland, Missouri (October 9, 2016) – Bobby Pierce, in a thrilling 17th-to-first drive, captured the 3rd annual Lucas Oil MLRA Fall Nationals finale Saturday night at Lucas Oil Speedway. Pierce passed Jesse Stovall – who clinched his first MLRA championship – on lap 49 of the 50-lap feature and denied Stovall of a weekend Fall Nationals ...

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Stovall wins a wild opener in Lucas MLRA Fall Nationals

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM LUCAS OIL SPEEDWAY! By Lyndal Scranton – Wheatland, Missouri (October 8, 2016) – Jesse Stovall captured the 3rd annual Lucas Oil MLRA Fall Nationals opener in a thriller Friday night at Lucas Oil Speedway. The victory – as he held off young phenom Bobby Pierce and Hall of Fame veteran Billy Moyer – all ...

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Big doubleheader weekend of MLRA Late Models, Big Buck 50 Street Stocks coming to Lucas Oil Speedway

Lucas Oil Speedway

Wheatland, Missouri (October 4, 2016) – The season-long journey to crown a Lucas Oil MLRA Series champion will culminate this weekend at Lucas Oil Speedway with the 3rd annual Fall Nationals. Held in conjunction with the Big Buck 50 Street Stocks Special Presented by Whitetail Trophy Hunt, the two-night program Friday and Saturday will determine if Jesse Stovall can hold ...

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

Eldora Speedway

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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Weder on top of Modified world, wins 18th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (Sept. 24) — Nearly eight years after his last USMTS triumph, Tommy Weder Jr. made his way back to Widow Wax Victory Lane in a big way Saturday by winning the finale of the 18th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree at the Deer Creek Speedway. The 31-year-old from Woodward, Okla., has competed in just a handful of crown ...

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Weekend Travels with STLRacing.com by Don Martin

Knoxville Raceway

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

Eldora Speedway

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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