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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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Expanded Broadcast Schedule Announced for 2020

Batavia, OH (January 29, 2020) – There are exciting things happening all around with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, one being the expanded broadcast schedule for 2020. Between four major networks: MAVTV Motorsports Network, NBCSN, CBS Sports Network, and CBS, fans will have access to live events, re-airings, and highlights from every event on the schedule.   Not ...

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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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Tyler Erb Triumphant in GEICO TV Race Challenge

BATAVIA, OH (November 15, 2019) – This year’s winner of the GEICO TV Race Challenge started off at Speedweeks with three wins and five top five finishes. Beginning the year with no finishes outside the top five in TV Race Challenge points races, it is no wonder the title went to Tyler Erb of New Waverly, TX. “The GEICO TV ...

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Jimmy Owens takes Crown Jewel Cup

BATAVIA, OH (November 8, 2019) – The Arizona Sport Shirts Crown Jewel Cup – Presented by DirtonDirt.com came down to the final race and a tie breaker of most wins in Crown Jewel Cup events. Not only was the tie breaker needed for first and second, but also third and fourth. Jimmy Owens of Newport, TN ended the season tied ...

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Sheppard Secures Third Dirt Track World Championship at Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (October 19, 2019) – Brandon Sheppard captured the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned 39th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship – Presented by Optima Batteries on Saturday night at Portsmouth Raceway Park. He earned $100,000 for his third career DTWC victory and also marked his 25th victory of 2019. Sheppard was one of four different race leaders ...

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56-Race Schedule for Lucas Oil Late Models in 2020

BATAVIA, Ohio (October 19, 2019) – The 2020 season, 56-race schedule of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series was announced today during the tour’s season finale at Portsmouth (OH) Raceway Park.   Showcasing the talents of the nation’s elite dirt late model teams, the 2020 schedule will visit 32 different venues across 18 states. The 2020 tour will launch ...

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Eddie Carrier, Jr. wins DIRTcar UMP Modified portion of DTWC!

Portsmouth Raceway Park October 18th, 2019 UMP Modifieds A Feature 1 00:24:26.390 Pos Start Driver Hometown Car 1 5 Eddie Carrier Jr Salt Rock, WV 1C 2 4 Donnie Moran Dresden, OH 2A 3 21 Nick Hoffman Mooresville, NC 2H 4 7 Eric Wells Hazard, KY 18 5 2 K.C. Burdette Parkersburg, WV 44 6 8 Jesse Wisecarver Zanesville, OH ...

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Ferguson Earns Pole for Dirt Track World Championship

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (October 18, 2019) – Chris Ferguson and Shane Clanton will make up the front row for Saturday night’s 39th Annual RhinoAg Dirt Track World Championship – Presented by Optima Batteries at Portsmouth Raceway Park. The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt series-sanctioned event drew 66 entries for preliminary events on Friday night of the $100,000-to-win event. Ferguson will start on ...

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DTWC UMP Modified Results – 10/17/19

Portsmouth Raceway Park October 17th, 2019 B Feature 1 8 laps | 00:12:49.496 Pos Start Driver Hometown Car 1 3 Taylor Cook 21 2 5 Nick Hoffman Mooresville, NC 2H 3 7 Tony DeHart Franklin Furnace, OH 35 4 10 Jimmy Lennex MAYSVILLE, KY B5 5 11 Josh Tonkin 16 6 9 Adam Colley Minford, OH 11C 7 4 Aaron ...

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Davenport Controls Bob Miller Memorial at Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (August 31, 2019) – Jonathan Davenport went to Victory Lane for the twelfth time in 2019 on Saturday night at Portsmouth Raceway Park.   Davenport took the lead at the start of the 50-lap, Bob Miller Memorial, and held off a charging Josh Richards before pulling away for the victory. A torrid battle for second place ensued in ...

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Three States. Three Days. Over $180,000 On the Line for Lucas Oil Late Models

BATAVIA, Ohio (August 27, 2019) – The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are gearing up for a Labor Day weekend tripleheader.   The three-day swing through Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia begins Friday, with the nation’s top dirt late model drivers battling for their share of over $180,000 in prize money.   Ponderosa Speedway, a 3/8-mile ...

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Marlar Conquers Independence 50 at Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (July 4, 2019) – Mike Marlar ran away with the Independence 50 on Thursday night at Portsmouth Raceway Park – earning his third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season.   At the drop of the green flag, Marlar sprinted to a comfortable lead and held the point for the entire race. Marlar had to ...

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Kyle Strickler Races to Florence Modified Checkers

Tazewell Speedway and Portsmouth Raceway Park Up Next Hazard, Kentucky (07/03/19) – Kyle Strickler overcame an early-race tangle to pilot his G-Style Transport No. 8 Wells & Sons Motorsports/ Wehrs Machine/ Longhorn Race Car Modified to his third win of 2019 on Saturday night at Kentucky’s Florence Speedway. “Things definitely got dicey there early in the Modified feature, but not ...

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Four-Race Swing for Lucas Oil Late Models

BATAVIA, Ohio (July 1, 2019) – Beginning Wednesday, the teams of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will have a busy Independence weekend with four straight nights of racing.   The blockbuster weekend kicks off with the traditional July 3rd event at Muskingum County Speedway, then continues to Portsmouth Raceway Park on Thursday, Tyler County Speedway on Friday, and ...

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