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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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53 nights at 30 dirt ovals dot 2020 USMTS slate

By Jeff Nun – The schedule is set with 53 dates at 30 unique dirt ovals confirmed for the 2020 United States Modified Touring Series schedule and the 22nd season for the world’s Best of the Best in dirt modified racing. With a new season on the horizon and new decade underway, it’s only fitting that the 2020 campaign will ...

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Tyler Bruening Sets Sights on LOLMDS Rookie of the Year Battle

Iowa Racer Ready for Challenge of National Touring DECORAH, Iowa (01/06/20) – Tyler Bruening made his presence known following a banner season in 2019. The 34-year-old from Iowa racer is ready for a new challenge in 2020 with his sights set on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) Rookie of the Year title. The pilot of the Skyline ...

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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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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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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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Justin Duty to Embark on Lucas Oil MLRA Campaign in 2020

Justin Duty to Embark on Lucas Oil MLRA Campaign in 2020 Oregon Driver Looks to Chase Rookie of the Year Title MULINO, Ore. (12/10/19) – Justin Duty has emerged as one of dirt late model racing’s talented young up and coming drivers.  With the 2020 season rapidly approaching, the Oregon racer is excited to announce his plans to tackle the ...

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Skyline Motorsports Set for LOLMDS 2020 Assault

Skyline Motorsports Set for Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series ’20 Assault Teammates, Shane Clanton and Tyler Bruening Venture into New Territory Zebulon, Georgia (12/09/19) – Skyline Motorsports teammates, Shane Clanton and Tyler Bruening, are preparing to venture into new territory in 2020. Both drivers have made the decision to compete fulltime on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series ...

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2020 World of Outlaw Late Model Schedule Released!

2020 SCHEDULE: New Boone Speedway Event Keys Tour $30,000-to-win Hawkeye 100 is the Newest Premier Event on the 51-race World of Outlaws Schedule   CONCORD, NC – Dec. 9, 2019 – Iowa’s legendary Boone Speedway is known for huge events, but the inaugural Hawkeye 100 on May 1-2 featuring the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series will be the richest ...

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2019 USAC AMSOIL NATIONAL SPRINT CAR YEAR IN REVIEW

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Speedway, Indiana (December 5, 2019)………In his eighth full season with the series, youthful C.J. Leary became USAC’s newest first-time champion as well as the third youngest USAC National Sprint Car driver champion behind only Bryan Clauson and Levi Jones, who were both just slightly younger at the same age of 23.   In ...

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All Star Circuit of Champions to headline 55 events in 11 states in 2020

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (December 5, 2019) – Tony Stewart’s Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will hit the highway in less than two months, launching a 2020 campaign jam packed with high profile events, big money paydays, and of course, highly-competitive dirt ovals spread throughout much of the Northeast, Midwest, and Florida. To date, the ...

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Whitwell Wins Again at CAS Desert Thunder Nationals!

Lonnie Wheatley, CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (November 23, 2019) – After wiring the field on Friday night, R.C. Whitwell upped his game with an even more dominant performance in Saturday’s second leg of Central Arizona Speedway’s Sixth Annual Desert Thunder Nationals by romping to IMCA Modified victory lane in a non-stop 25-lapper atop the 3/8-mile clay oval. Whitwell wasn’t the only ...

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Lucas Oil MLRA Reveals 2020 Tour Schedule

Media Contact: Billy Rock Wheatland, Missouri (November 18, 2019) – With the final chapter of the 2019 Lucas Oil MLRA season firmly in the record books, series officials have hit the ground running and are excited to release their upcoming schedule for the 2020 racing season.  Comprised of twenty-three events the series will tackle a total of eleven different venues ...

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Bleess’ awesome autumn continues with Grant Junghans Memorial win; BShepp runner-up

On a history-making night at the 81 Speedway where crew members, fans and racers honored the late Grant Junghans and paid tribute to hall-of-fame promoter C. Ray Hall, a young driver from Chatfield, Minnesota, named Jacob Bleess forever etched his name into dirt modified racing lore. With the champagne still not dry on the Featherlite Fall Jamboree trophy he took ...

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Sanders shoots down challengers at Chisholm Trail Showdown; BShepp to 4th

Rodney Sanders rolled to his 11th main event victory of the season Friday as the United States Modified Touring Series kicked off the final weekend of the season with the 3rd Annual Chisholm Trail Showdown at the 81 Speedway in Park City, Kansas. Coming into the night as the newly-crowned and now three-time USMTS National Champion, Sanders emerged from a ...

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