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Championship Pursuit–Chad Simpson Eye’s Third MLRA Title

Media Contact: Billy Rock Wheatland, Missouri (March 24, 2020)- When the final checkered flag waved on the 2018 season Chad Simpson stood all smiles in Lucas Oil MLRA victory lane at the Lucas Oil Speedway, celebrating his second series title with family and crew. However, with longtime car owner Bud Brinkman retiring at the conclusion of the season it left ...

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Mars Racing Series Officials Left With No Choice, Postpone the Thaw Brawl to Possible Later Date

Burbank, Illinois (March 17, 2020) – In response to Iowa’s Governor Kim Reynolds statement today declaring the gatherings of more than 10 people must be canceled or postponed through March 31st. This has left us no other option but to postpone the 9th annual Thaw Brawl presented by Rip it Energy Fuel Mars Racing Series to a possible later date. ...

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Gustin Excited For Full Season of Late Model Action

By Billy Rock – Wheatland, Missouri (March 11, 2020) -Ryan Gustin stole the show last October by winning night # 1 of the 2019 MLRA Falls Nationals, his debut event behind the wheel of the Tri Star Engines and Transmissions sponsored Open Late Model.  Ask him why he is so quick to adapt to change, and he’ll casually tell you, ...

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World of Outlaws Go 3-WIDE For HAWKEYE 100 At BOONE

by Jordan DeLucia – BOONE, IA – The “Hawkeye 100” at Boone Speedway is the newest and one of the biggest events this year in dirt track racing. Champions and legends like Brandon Sheppard, Scott Bloomquist, Darrell Lanigan, Chris Madden and the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series will battle May 1-2 at historic Boone for $30,000-to-win, with tickets and camping ...

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Missouri’s Hunter Marriott scores Big O Speedway’s USMTS win!

Ennis, TX – 3/7/20 – Hunter Marriott returned to Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s victory lane for the first time since June 1, 2019, after besting Dereck Ramirez in a fierce battle to close out the 10th Annual USMTS Texas Spring Nationals at the Big O Speedway in Ennis, Texas. Current Wrisco Points Leader and defending USMTS national ...

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Bo knows Big O, bags first USMTS win

ENNIS, Texas (March 6)–The track’s surface was smooth and fast at the Big O Speedway on Friday night, and Bo Day was the smoothest and fastest of all as he powered to his career-first USMTS victory on opening night of the 10th Annual USMTS Texas Spring Nationals. A second-place finish behind Dereck Ramirez in Fast Shafts Heat Race #2 allowed ...

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The Tale of the Tape in Shamrock Classic Experience

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (March 5, 2020)………This Saturday’s Shamrock Classic field is undoubtedly talented with several accolades and achievements among the group of 45 preparing to strap in for the March 7 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget event at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin.   However, when it comes to the ...

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Ready to Race–Jeremy Grady Excited for 2020 MLRA Season

Media Contact: Billy Rock Wheatland, Missouri (March 3, 2020) -With another Lucas Oil Midwest Latemodel Racing Association (MLRA) season just weeks away, Jeremy Grady and his # 43 racing team are back on the hunt for the elusive MLRA win, with high expectations of climbing the ladder after finishing 6th a year ago in the season’s final standings. For the ...

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Sanders back in USMTS winners circle at Cotton Bowl Speedway

PAIGE, Texas (March 1)–Rodney Sanders raced to his 99th career victory Sunday as the Summit USMTS National Championship fueled by Casey’s invaded the Cotton Bowl Speedway in Paige, Texas. After being lapped by the winner and struggling to a tenth-place finish one night earlier, the 30-year-old from Happy, Texas, rediscovered his groove and fended off a late-race challenge from Dereck ...

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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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Back on Track–Yaggy Set to Tackle Lucas Oil MLRA

Media Contact: Billy Rock Wheatland, Missouri (February 25, 2020) – Following a devastating roll-over crash that brought what looked to be a promising 2019 campaign to an abrupt halt, Rochester, Minnesota driver Jordan Yaggy is excited and ready to get back behind the wheel and on track in 2020. The 28-year old driver expects to make his season debut when ...

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Jason Rogers takes Sniper Speed Lone Star IMCA Stock Car Tour win at Monarch Motor Speedway!

IMCA Modified A Feature 1 30 laps | 00:00:00 Pos Start Driver Hometown Car 1 7 Jesse Sobbing Malvern, IA 99 2 9 Clay Money Penokee, KS 7 3 14 Shane DeMey Denison, IA 15M 4 1 Rodney Sanders Happy, TX 87 5 3 Jim Thies Mapleton, IA 23 6 16 Jon White Red Oak, TX 8JW 7 15 Jeff ...

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DIRTcar Nationals at a Glance: Dillard Ready to Build on Big Win

DIRTcar Nationals at a Glance: Dillard Ready to Build on Big Win Louisiana Racer Conquered World of Outlaws Stars in New Mexico, Can He Do It Again This Week at Volusia Speedway Park’s DIRTcar Nationals?   BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 11, 2019 – It’s now been over a month, but the jubilation from World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series sophomore campaigner ...

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Gordy Gundaker Welcomes Dooling Machine Products; Unveils 2020 Season Plans

Gordy Gundaker Welcomes Dooling Machine Products; Unveils 2020 Season Plans (ST. CHARLES, MISSOURI) Only about a month removed from his 2019 season finale in the ‘Gateway Dirt Nationals,’ which saw Gordy Gundaker record a pair of impressive top five feature performances in the indoor spectacular, details are emerging concerning plans for the second-generation racer in 2020. Gordy will be joined ...

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Arneson Caps Off Winter Nationals with Convincing Win

By Jackson Braun SOMERTON, Ariz. (January 18, 2020) – The start to Casey Arneson’s 2020 season took a turn for the better as the endcap to the Winter Nationals was dominated by the Fargo, North Dakota driver. Arneson started the night off with a good draw and convincing heat race win. A pole start in the IMCA Modified feature event ...

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Shirley, Strand and Cain Fire Six-Shooters in Friday WWS Action

  Aaron Clay, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 17, 2020) – The FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway track surface was worked to perfection on Friday night.  Both fourth-row starters finished first and second after the 30-lap Dirt Track Bank Super Late Models feature presented by Black Diamond Race Cars, with Brian Shirley of Chatham, Ill., earning his second career Wild ...

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Sheppard, Sanders and Cain Top Night No. 2 of the Wild West Shootout

Aaron Clay, SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (January 12, 2020) – Twelve.  It took Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill., twelve days to score his first feature victory of the year.  Sheppard entered the 2020 Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts as the defending event champion, as well as the back-to-back and defending World of Outlaws Late ...

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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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