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Dennis Erb, Jr. Concludes Hectic Speedweeks with Strong Volusia Showing

  (CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Dennis Erb Racing recently wrapped up a very busy “Speedweeks” in Georgia and Florida, as they competed in a total of fourteen special events from February 1-15. Dennis Erb, Jr. found a way into each of the fourteen main events held at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, Georgia, East Bay Raceway Park in Gibsonton, Florida, All-Tech Raceway ...

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WINDOM WINS FIRST FOR NEW TEAM IN OCALA

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ocala, Fla. (February 8, 2020)………Chris Windom’s second race as a member of Tucker-Boat Motorsports began much the same as his first the night before by having to quickly make up ground and dig his way into contention after starting behind the eight ball, and the first three rows. Saturday night in the Winter ...

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Sheppard Takes Finale at East Bay

TAMPA, FL (February 8, 2020)– Brandon Sheppard came from the 11th starting position to win Saturday Night’s Wrisco Industries Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park. It was Sheppard’s third win of the week in the annual Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned event. He passed race leader Devin Moran with 12 laps to go, before driving on to victory. Moran, ...

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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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Kyle Strickler takes night two of Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals UMP Modified action!

Feature: 1 #8KS Kyle Strickler   DIRTcar Modifieds Laps Total Time Best Lap Best Time Diff Gap 20 19:31.144 1 00:19.036 North Carolina 2 #2 Nick Hoffman   DIRTcar Modifieds Laps Total Time Best Lap Best Time Diff Gap 20 19:31.702 15 00:19.052 0.558 0.558 North Carolina 3 #35 David Stremme   DIRTcar Modifieds Laps Total Time Best Lap Best Time Diff Gap 20 19:31.827 4 ...

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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, Bloomquist Racing Headline Battles at Illini 100

Sheppard Set to Defend Home Turf vs. Bloomquist Racing in Illini 100 Ticket packages available now for huge April 2-4 Farmer City Raceway event   FARMER CITY, IL – Feb. 3, 2019 – The Illini 100, one of Illinois’ most prestigious Dirt Late Model events featuring the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series, returns to Farmer City Raceway ...

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The Flatland Flash and Jimmy John’s Inc. Part Ways

Gibson City, IL (1-26-2020): With the advent of Jimmy John’s Inc. being completely bought out this past year… at this time, Hall of Fame racer Kevin Weaver’s long-time sponsorship association with that corporation will be coming to an end this racing season.  The Team again approached the well know fast food chain, in an effort to go ahead and try ...

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Brian Shirley Enjoys Early Season Success in Arizona

Lucas Oil Season Opener Up Next CHILTON, Wis. (01/21/20) – Brian Shirley and Bob Cullen Racing wrapped up a very successful 14th Annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout over the weekend at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, Ariz.). Shirley ended the six-night miniseries having never finished outside the Top-10. The Illinois driver piloted his No. 3s Hoker Trucking/ ...

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Fall Nationals Shifts to Lincoln, IL, Oct. 1-3

LINCOLN, IL – Jan. 14, 2020 – One of DIRTcar Racing’s most storied year-end, national championship-deciding events has a new home.   DIRTcar Racing together with Track Enterprises announced Illinois’ Lincoln Speedway will host the 2020 DIRTcar Fall Nationals, Oct. 1-3.   This three-day dirt track racing extravaganza decides the year’s champions for each of the major divisions under the ...

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2019 DIRTcar Champions Crowned in Springfield!

Awards, speeches and more from the 2019 DIRTcar awards banquet Jordan DeLucia – SPRINGFIELD, IL – Jan. 11, 2020 – The 2019 DIRTcar Racing season officially came to a close on Saturday night with an evening of reflection, good food and great times at the Springfield Crowne Plaza. The big checks, tall trophies and engraved plaques handed out shone bright ...

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Shirley, Schott and Gronwold Score Opening Night 2020 WWS Wins

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE WILD WEST SHOOTOUT! Aaron Clay, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 11, 2020) – In his first trip to the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts, Chatham, Ill. native Brian Shirley visited Hoker Trucking Victory Lane.  But, it wasn’t easy for Shirley, as he had to battle with one of ...

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COCKRUM TEAMS WITH FIVE-THREE FOR 2020 SILVER CROWN RUN

January 9, 2020 (Joliet, Illinois)………Shane Cockrum, a three-time winner on the USAC Silver Crown Champ Car Series trail during his career, has joined Five Three Motorsports for the dirt portion of the series schedule for the 2020 season. Cockrum, of Benton, Ill. and the Joliet, Ill.-based Schuck family’s Five-Three Motorsports form a formidable pairing of USAC winning driver and a ...

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Dennis Erb Racing Starts 2020 Season on WOOLMS Trail with Pair of Top Ten Runs

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Shortly after the start of the New Year, Dennis Erb, Jr. and 41 other competitors made the long trek to Vado Speedway Park in Vado, New Mexico to lift the lid on the 2020 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series campaign. The inaugural running of the ‘Battle at the Border’ featured a trio of national series ...

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POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets Unveil 2020 Schedule

Belleville, IL – The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League campaign rolls out a 39-event schedule, tackling 2020 with the tour invading Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin. An action-packed 2020 includes a handful of first-time events, historic midget jewels, and traditional POWRi outings. As has been tradition for the past several years, the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midgets ...

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Iowa Sprint League joins the POWRi Team

BELLEVILLE, IL. (Dec. 23, 2019) Fresh off an outstanding Inaugural season the Iowa Sprint League looks to continue their success, as they will now be joining the Performance Open Wheel Racing Incorporated sanctioning body. With POWRi as a sanctioning body the POWRi Lucas Oil Iowa Sprint Car League will primarily run throughout the Midwest focusing on Iowa, Missouri, and parts ...

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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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Brian Shirley to hit the Lucas Oil Late Model Series tour in 2020

Brian Shirley Plans Lucas Oil Late Model Run in 2020 Team Welcomes Hoker Trucking as Marketing Partner CHILTON, Wis. (12/13/19) – Brian Shirley will return to national touring competition in 2020. Shirley announced on Thursday that he will pilot the Bob Cullen Racing No. 3s Thomason Express/ J&J Ventures Gaming/ XR1 Rocket Chassis/ Durham Racing Engine Super Late Model on ...

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