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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Postpones Events for 30 Days

Lucas Oil Late Model Series

BATAVIA, OH (March 16, 2020) – In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series officials announce the postponement of events for 30 days. This postponement includes events at Atomic Speedway, Brownstown Speedway, 411 Motor Speedway, and Talladega Short Track. The series hopes to resume the original schedule on April 18th at Hagerstown Speedway and ...

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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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Dennis Erb, Jr. Leads Laps at Duck River and Lands on Podium; Tied for Fifth in Points!

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series season heated back up for the #28 team on March 6-7 in the Volunteer State of Tennessee. On Friday night at Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tennessee, Dennis Erb, Jr. laid down the third quickest lap in Group A during the qualifying session prior to securing a heat ...

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Pair of Top-5’s for Sheppard in WoO Tennessee Swing

Ohio and Indiana LOLMDS Double Shot Next By Jeremy Shields – SHINNSTON, W.V. (03/09/20) – Brandon Sheppard pocketed a pair of Top-5 finishes over the weekend in the Rocket1 Racing/ Valvoline/ Seubert Calf Ranches/ Durham Racing Engines-powered Rocket Chassis. “This was another solid weekend for our team,” said Sheppard. “We’ve had a lot of consistency to start the year, with ...

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Shamrock Classic Entry List Reaches 45

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (March 5, 2020)………The field for this Saturday’s Shamrock Classic has risen to 45 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget drivers set for battle on March 7 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin.   The 5th annual event includes two past Shamrock Classic winners in Justin Grant (2017) and reigning ...

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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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Past Winners Grant and McIntosh Enter Shamrock Classic

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (February 27, 2020)………Past Shamrock Classic winners Justin Grant and Cannon McIntosh are among the latest entries for the 5th annual USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget event on March 7 at the Southern Illinois Center as the list of competitors has ballooned to 33 with more entries continuing to be filed ...

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USAC’s Indoor History Goes Back to the Beginning

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois (February 26, 2020)………Indoor racing has always had its place within the USAC racing scene.  In fact, racing under a roof is where it all began with Gene Hartley’s National Midget victory in 1956 at Fort Wayne, Indiana’s Memorial Coliseum. As we enter USAC’s next indoor race on Saturday, March 7, at the ...

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BACON DOUBLES UP WITH SECOND STRAIGHT OCALA SCORE

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Ocala, Florida (February 15, 2020)………Brady Bacon took no chances on his cool down lap following Saturday night’s USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Winter Dirt Games XI victory at Bubba Raceway Park. Following a mishap during his heat race that saw him drop from a surefire win to having to transfer through the semi in ...

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BACON BOLTS TO VALENTINE’S VICTORY AT OCALA

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Ocala, Florida (February 14, 2020)………Entering Friday night’s USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship season opener, the most recent time Brady Bacon left Bubba Raceway Park with a top-five finish was three years ago.   Furthermore, the Broken Arrow, Okla. native’s most recent victory at the 3/8-mile tri-oval came five years prior, leaving him ...

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Davenport Collects First Lucas Oil Late Model Series Win of the Year

LAKE CITY, FL (February 9, 2020)– Jonathan Davenport, the three-time and defending, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion, closed out the 2020 Georgia-Florida Speedweeks with his first win of the season on Sunday Night at All-Tech Raceway.  Davenport collected his 48th career series win, at the first-ever Series race held at the Lake City, Florida facility. Moran jumped to ...

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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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2020 Terre Haute Action Track Schedule Released

Terre Haute Action Track

(Terre Haute, IN) The 2020 racing schedule for the Terre Haute Action Track has now been officially released.  The schedule features eight great events with some of the top series in the country making stops at the ½-mile dirt facility. The action all begins on Sunday, April 26th with the 2020 Season Opener presented by Scott’s Custom Colors & Towing.  ...

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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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Americans Battle Aussies at Perth Motorplex for Australian

Late Model Championship on DIRTVision   Saturday morning broadcast showcases top Dirt Late Model racing Down Under KWINANA BEACH, West Australia – Jan. 10, 2020 – The Australian Late Model Championship — pitting the Americans against the Aussies — converges Saturday on world-famous Perth Motorplex for the finale of the biggest Dirt Late Model event in the country. All DIRTVision ...

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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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