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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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400 CLUB: Huge Car Count Turns Up Heat at DRIVEN World Short Track Championship Opener

More Than 400 Race Cars Turn Up the Heat on Opening Night of DRIVEN Racing Oil World Short Track Championship   CONCORD, NC — Nov. 1, 2019 — More than 400 race cars across nine divisions took to The Dirt Track at Charlotte on Friday for the opening round of DIRTcar Racing’s Fourth Annual DRIVEN Racing Oil World Short Track ...

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World Short Track Championship Now Just Two Days Away!

SOUTHEAST FAVORITE: Ivey Looks to Use Pro/Super Late Model Experience to win at The Dirt Track   CONCORD, NC – Oct. 29, 2019 – This Thursday, Friday and Saturday, several hundred cars across nine divisions of racing are expected to gather at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the 4th annual Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship, ...

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Brandon Overton Tames Tri-County Race Track for First Tarheel 50 Victory

By Chris Tilley   BRASSTOWN, NORTH CAROLINA (October 11, 2019)- Brandon Overton added his name to the prestigious list of winners of the Tarheel 50 as he dominated the 53-lapper earning him $10,053 for the victory Friday Night at Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, N.C. As one of the hottest drivers in the country right now, Overton has now earned ...

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Overton and Rum Runner Racing Take on the Outlaws this weekend!

AT A GLANCE: Rum Running South Overton and Coulter of Rum Runner Racing have formed a winning combination in 2019   CONCORD, NC – Oct. 2, 2019 – Just five races remain on the 2019 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series schedule. Five more chances for points leader Brandon Sheppard to make history and get his 19th Feature ...

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Weiss Powers to Knoxville Triumph

KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 13, 2019) – Ricky Weiss passed Chris Madden on lap sixteen and went on to record his first career win at Knoxville Raceway on Friday night. The 30-year-old Canadian racer became the 17th different winner on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour this season.   Weiss started on the pole but fell to second behind ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

 by Don Martin                    8.20.2019 Below are the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings after the Topless 100.   All I can say is he did it again.   Madden is a machine right now and is putting one best of the best runs I have seen in a long time.   What we are forgetting the majors he is winning he ...

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Madden Stays Hot with Topless 100 Triumph

LOCUST GROVE, Ark. (August 17, 2019) – Chris Madden is undoubtably the hottest driver in dirt late model racing after winning his third consecutive crown jewel event in as many weeks on Saturday night. The 44-year-old South Carolina native stormed to his first career COMP Cams Topless 100 – Presented by Nutrien Ag Solutions at Batesville Motor Speedway. Madden earned ...

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Madden Continues Hot Streak with Batesville Victory

LOCUST GROVE, Ark. (August 15, 2019) – Chris Madden continued his recent hot streak by winning Thursday night’s opener at Batesville Motor Speedway.   The win marks his third consecutive trip to Victory Lane in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series competition. Madden survived a battle with Brandon Overton to score the victory on night one of the COMP Cams ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

 by Don Martin                    8.13.2019 Below are the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings after another big win by the South Carolina driver Chris Madden.   Madden had never won the North/South 100 and he dominated the Florence Speedway last week.   He won the Thursday $10,000 to win and Saturday backed it up with another $50,000.    The Bloomquist driver has ...

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Madden Scores First Florence Victory

UNION, Ky. (August 8, 2019) – Chris Madden found his way to Victory Lane on Thursday night in the Sunoco North/South Shootout at Florence Speedway. The win marks the South Carolina native’s first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season and his first ever at Florence Speedway. Madden becomes the thirteenth different winner on the Series in ...

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STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Super Late Model Rankings

 by Don Martin                    8.7.2019 Below are the STLRacing.com Top 25 Dirt Late Model Rankings after the USA Nationals at Cedar Lake Speedway.   What can you say about Chris Madden taking home $50,000 last weekend in his second race back with Scott Bloomquist Racing.   Just a few weeks ago he made his debut at I-80 at the Silver Dollar Nationals ...

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Jonathan Davenport & Shane Clanton take Friday prelim wins at Eldora Speedway’s Dream – 6/7/19

ROSSBURG, Ohio (June 7) — A pair of Georgians ruled Dream XXV preliminary action Friday at Eldora Speedway. By the end of the two 25-lap, $10,000-to-win features at the Tony Stewart-owned half-mile, both Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, Ga., and Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., were simply gone with the wind. Davenport, the 2015 Dream winner, won Friday’s first feature, while ...

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Dennis Erb, Jr. Nabs Top Tens in Southeast; Guns for Another DLM Dream Title

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Dennis Erb, Jr. and the #28 team followed the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series tour to Cochran Motor Speedway in Cochran, Georgia and Lancaster Speedway in Lancaster, South Carolina on May 31-June 1 for a pair of pivotal point races – each of which carried a $10,000 winner’s check. On Friday night at Cochran, Dennis ...

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Dennis Erb, Jr. Nabs First Win of 2019 at Merritt; Back on WOOLMS Trail in Southeast

  (CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Dennis Erb, Jr. celebrated in victory lane for the first time in his 2019 campaign on Saturday evening, May 25 at Merritt Speedway in Lake City, Michigan! After inclement weather had washed out an American Ethanol Late Model Tour (AELMT) showdown at Thunderbird (MI) Raceway, Dennis landed at Merritt to compete in the weekly Super Late Model ...

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Outlaws Take on Cochran and Lancaster

Race Week at a Glance – Another Trip Down South More tough local competition awaits the Outlaws at Cochran and Lancaster CONCORD, NC – May 29, 2019 – The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series takes on the challenge of two tracks new to the tour this weekend, first on Friday, May 31, at Cochran Motor Speedway and ...

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Dennis Erb, Jr. Climbs to Sixth at Cherokee; Lands on Podium in Quincy Visit!

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Dennis Erb, Jr. and his #28 team ventured to the Southeast on Friday night, May 3 for a World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series tilt at the legendary Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina. Dennis timed in seventh quickest in Group A during qualifying before grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his heat race. ...

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Fairbury Speedway – FALS Cup Opening Night  – IT’S ON !!

BY Don Martin                             5.3.2019 I just spoke with Fairbury American Legion Speedway Promoter Matt Curl and one of the most anticipated opening nights for a Weekly Racing Program I can ever remember kicks off this Saturday night.     Matt said all systems are GO and they are racing and the FALS Cup begins tomorrow night. The pits and track are ...

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