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World of Outlaws Halts Remainder of Spring California Tour

Officials, tracks working to reschedule as many events as possible   CONCORD, NC — March 23, 2020 — The State of California remains under a statewide stay at home order issued by California Gov. Gavin Newsom as part of the ongoing effort to curb the COVID-19 situation. Therefore, the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Sprint Car Series, together with its ...

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CALIFORNIA’S MARCH USAC SCHEDULE POSTPONED

  Speedway, Indiana (March 13, 2020)………The spread of the Coronavirus COVID-19 in the United States and around the world has had effects on numerous events around the sporting world, and USAC racing’s March calendar is now included in that group.   This Saturday’s March 14 West Coast Sprint Car event at Hanford, California’s Keller Auto Speedway at Kings Fairgrounds has ...

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World of Outlaws winners target Texas doubleheader

AT A GLANCE: Florida Winners Look To Ride Momentum To Texas Donny Schatz, Brad Sweet and Logan Schuchart already off to strong start in 2020 PAIGE, TX – March 9, 2020 – Donny Schatz, Brad Sweet and Logan Schuchart already got the hardest task of the season out of the way – earning the first win of the year. Now ...

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Thorson Thrills with 15th to 1st Charge at Shamrock Classic

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Ill. (March 7, 2020)………As Tanner Thorson recollected over his first three starts of the 2020 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget season, one of his first thoughts was, “we should be three for three.”   Instead, the 2016 series champ has had to settle for winning two out of three ...

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Brad Sweet Unstoppable At Merced Speedway With The Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series

  Bryan Hulbert – MERCED, Cali. (March 7, 2020) Earning the right of the front row for Friday’s SawBlade.com A-Feature at Merced Speedway, Brad Sweet clawed his way to the lead and never looked back for his fourth career victory with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network.   On his run to the ...

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Turnpike Challenge to Open 2020 with Electrifying Oklahoma Swing

BELLEVILLE, ILL. (March 4, 2020) – Quickly morphing into a marquee event on the POWRi calendar, the Turnpike Challenge has experienced a meteoric rise to national prominence since debuting in 2014. A thrilling four-race swing throughout the “Sooner State,” the 2020 TPC is only three weeks away from kick starting a new campaign for the POWRi Lucas Oil National / West ...

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Indoor Racing Routinely Produces First-Time USAC Midget Winners

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (February 27, 2020)………What’s the deal with indoor races producing new winners in the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget ranks over the last six-and-a-half decades?   Is it based mainly on the fact that the tracks are usually on the smallish side, which produces tight racing where the variables for ...

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World of Outlaws To Embark On Month-Long Trek Across Golden State

The Spring California Swing will feature eight races across six cities PERRIS, CA – Feb. 26, 2020 – This Spring from March 28 to April 18 the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will bring its 900hp thrill ride to six cities across California. The Greatest Show on Dirt will make stops at Perris Auto Speedway in ...

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Kyle Larson takes East Bay Allstars win

TAMPA, Fla. (February 11, 2020) – Certainly synonymous with winning, especially in an open wheel automobile, ‘Yung Money’ Kyle Larson nearly swept Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 action on Tuesday night at East Bay Raceway Park, eventually leading every circuit of the inaugural Jean Lynch Classic presented by Winn-Dixie for a $5,000 payday. ...

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THORSON THRIVES IN OCALA USAC MIDGET OPENER

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ocala, Fla. (February 7, 2020)………A new year and a new beginning are just the things Tanner Thorson was seeking with the outset of the 2020 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget season. A highway crash last March sidelined the 2016 series champion with serious injuries.  His eventual comeback was a mixed bag of ...

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Nick Hoffman takes Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals UMP Modified win!

Feature Results are not official 1 #2 Nick Hoffman   DIRTcar Modifieds Laps Total Time Best Lap Best Time Diff Gap 20 15:26.558 16 00:18.191 North Carolina 2 #96M Mike McKinney   DIRTcar Modifieds Laps Total Time Best Lap Best Time Diff Gap 20 15:27.460 20 00:18.591 0.902 0.902 Illinois 3 #49 Brian Ruhlman   DIRTcar Modifieds Laps Total Time Best Lap Best Time Diff Gap ...

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Michael Long takes Volusia DIRTcar Nationals UMP Modified opener

Illinois Racer Charges to Victory in Volusia’s DIRTcar Nationals Opener Long holds off Strickler to capture first Gator Trophy of 12-night event   by Matt Prieur – BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 4, 2020 — Michael Long surged to the lead on the opening lap of the DIRTcar UMP Modified Feature Tuesday night and fought off Kyle Strickler to the checkered ...

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Sheppard, Peterson & Estey Bank Wild West Shootout Finales

  Aaron Clay, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 19, 2020) – There’s a common saying that nearly everyone has heard at least once before; “the cream always rises to the top”.  No words can more accurately describe how Sunday night’s Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts finale unfolded.  Skeeter Estey of Kelly Lake, Minn., took care ...

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Rico Abreu Is Five For Five On Hard Rock Casino Tulsa Qualifying Night

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 15, 2020) Chasing early, then having to hold off numerous charges over the course of late-race restarts, California’s Rico Abreu captured his fifth consecutive Hard Rock Casino Tulsa preliminary night victory during the Wednesday portion of the 34th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. Asked about winning his preliminary night ...

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Five First Time Winner Highlight 35th Annual Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 4, 2020) Wrapping up the 35th annual Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout with 55 laps in the Outlaw A-Feature, three different leaders and a first-time winner capped off a run of five first time winners on Saturday night. Thomas Kunzman to the early lead with Jonathan Beason in second, Kunzmen rolled to a half-second advantage ...

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Gateway Dirt Nationals kick off today!!!

  by Don Martin The 4th Annual Arizona Sport Shirts Gateway Dirt Nationals kick off today.   The event will take place at The Dome at America’s Center located downtown St. Louis, Missouri.   Cars will take to the track today 3 pm central time.   There are over 200 cars on the property ready to hit the 1/5mile dirt oval today.   There ...

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2020 USAC NATIONAL SPRINT SCHEDULE RELEASED

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Speedway, Indiana (December 11, 2019)………Forty-six events at 23 different venues across 14 states dot the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car calendar for the 2020 season with many of the familiar favorites joining a bevy of racetracks making their return to the schedule.   For the 11th consecutive season, the series begins the campaign with ...

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