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Brown best in Baytown, wins USMTS Texas Winter Nationals opener

BAYTOWN, Texas — A month ago at the last United States Modified Touring Series event, Kelly Shryock was in victory lane at the King of America Modified Nationals. The USMTS Casey’s General Stores National Tour powered by Swan Energy was back in action again Thursday for the first night of a tripleheader at the Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas, and ...

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Smith, Ursetta top opening night Duel In The Desert qualifiers

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Nov. 10) – The distance was the same but opening night IMCA Modified qualifying features couldn’t have played out much differently Thursday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s Duel In The Desert. Dylan Smith took over at the front when long-time leader Darin Duffy broke near midway of the first 25-lapper, then held off defending Duel winner Terry ...

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By the Numbers: 2011 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Season

17 different drivers visit victory lane in grueling coast to coast campaign CONCORD, N.C — November 7, 2011 — For only the fifth time in World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series history, a driver has won multiple championships. Clovis, Calif. native Jason Meyers continued to impress as he won his second consecutive title in dominating fashion. Meyers led the series ...

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Terry Phillips Wins Night #2 of the Fall Modified Nationals

(Las Cruces, NM – November 5, 2011) Night #2 of the USRA Fall Modified Nationals would pick up a trio of new check-ins to bring the weekend total to 85 Modifieds at the Southern New Mexico Speedway with the 30 of Chase Allen and the 9 of Jimmy Ray earning the front row in Saturday night’s 40 lap feature event. ...

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Johnny Scott takes Night #1 of the USRA Fall Nationals

(November 4, 2011 – Las Cruces, NM) It was an all Mesilla Valley front row as Stormy Scott and Fito Gallardo brought Friday night’s 26 car, 40 lap feature to the green with the 2s taking the early race lead. Not wasting any time from the fourth starting position, twin brother Johnny Scott would pilot his 1st into the runner ...

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24th Annual Short Track Nationals this Weekend – Entry Count Swells to 92!

Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (October 24, 2011) – It’s about that time in Little Rock, AR, as approximately 100 Sprint Car teams from throughout the country will converge upon the high-banked, ¼-mile I-30 Speedway clay oval for this week’s 24th Annual COMP Cams Short Track Nationals presented by Hoosier Tires. The engines fire to life for Wednesday night’s Test ‘N ...

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Lasoski Strikes Lucas Oil ASCS Gold in Devil’s Bowl Winter Nationals!

Lonnie Wheatley, MESQUITE, Texas (October 22, 2011) – Danny Lasoski added his name to the prestigious list of Devil’s Bowl Winter Nationals champions by racing to victory lane in Saturday night’s 38th Annual edition of the event atop the ½-mile Devil’s Bowl Speedway. “The Dude” slipped past Sam Hafertepe, Jr., just past the midway point en route to snaring the ...

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Wayne Johnson Takes Lucas Oil ASCS Loot in Devil’s Bowl Prelim!

Lonnie Wheatley, MESQUITE, Texas (October 21, 2011) – It didn’t take long for Wayne Johnson to park his newly-formed No. 77x team in Lucas Oil ASCS presented by K&N Filters National victory lane, as he topped Friday night’s 38th Annual Devil’s Bowl Winter Nationals preliminary feature atop the storied ½-mile Devil’s Bowl Speedway clay oval. In just his third weekend ...

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STN Entry List Unveiled at 78 and Counting!

Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (October 19, 2011) – The anxiety sets in each October.  Like kids sleeping restlessly on Christmas Eve, the anticipation builds for race fans as they wait and wonder just what names may appear on the entry list for I-30 Speedway’s annual Short Track Nationals in Little Rock, AR. The wait is over.  With the 24th Annual ...

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Shane Stewart Snares $12K ASCS Win in LoneStar Sprint Nationals!

KILGORE, Texas (October 15, 2011) – Shane Stewart picked off his second five-figure dollar amount win of the 2011 Lucas Oil ASCS presented by K&N Filters National campaign by topping Saturday night’s 40-lap Inaugural LoneStar Sprint Nationals finale atop the 3/8-mile Lone Star Speedway. The current Lucas Oil Sprint Car points leader from Bixby, OK, battled past Gary Wright into ...

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Pittman Pulls off Friday Night ASCS Win at LoneStar Sprint Nationals!

KILGORE, Texas (October 14, 2011) – Daryn Pittman and Jason Johnson waged an epic battle in Friday night’s 30-lap Inaugural LoneStar Sprint Nationals preliminary main event at Lone Star Speedway with Pittman surging to the front in the final circuits to snare his first Lucas Oil ASCS presented by K&N Filters triumph of the year. Pittman, an Owasso, OK, native ...

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Herrera Wins LoneStar Sprint Nationals Opener

KILGORE, Texas (October 13, 2011) – Johnny Herrera tallied up his third Lucas Oil ASCS presented by K&N Filters National win of the year by topping Thursday night’s 30-lap main event at Lone Star Speedway’s Inaugural LoneStar Sprint Nationals. The Albuquerque shoe gunned into the lead at the drop of the green flag from the pole starting position and held ...

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Pit Notes from the Federated Auto Parts Southern Illinois 100 at DuQuoin

(With Springfield notes included) Labor Day brings out the best fans and competitors to the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds and Monday was no exception as Mother Nature brought out the best temperatures seen in years at DuQuoin with a fall like day at the “Magic Mile”. A strong cold front brought only sprinkles but temps in the 70’s and cloud cover ...

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VanWormer Ready To Challenge World of Outlaws Late Model Series Stars On His Michigan Turf This Weekend

Wolverine State Doubleheader Takes National Tour To Winston Speedway (Aug. 19) & Merritt Raceway (Aug. 20) CONCORD, NC – Aug. 15, 2011 – Jeep VanWormer is ready for what just might be the biggest weekend of dirt Late Model racing his home state of Michigan has ever seen. The World of Outlaws Late Model Series is set to invade the ...

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Locked and loaded: Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s General Stores National Championship powered by Swan Energy fires off Thursday

JETMORE, Kan. (Aug. 8) – The most anticipated title fight in the 13-year history of the United States Modified Touring Series is just a few days away as The Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s General Stores National Championship powered by Swan Energy begins this Thursday, Aug. 11, at the Great American Dirt Track in Jetmore, Kan., for the first of ...

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World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at a Glance: 51st Goodyear Knoxville Nationals at Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway

KNOXVILLE, Iowa — Aug. 8, 2011 — For the past 51 years the small community of Knoxville, Iowa, is transformed into the Mecca of Sprint Car racing for a few weeks in August. It’s the most prestigious, richest and toughest race to win — the Goodyear Knoxville Nationals. Drivers and teams from around the world converge on the Midwestern town ...

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World of Outlaws At a Glance: Bloomington Speedway and I-55 Raceway

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at a Glance: Bloomington Speedway and I-55 Raceway CONCORD, N.C. — Aug. 1, 2011 — The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is set to embark on a huge weekend, beginning Friday in the hometown of 20-time champion Steve Kinser as the Outlaws invade Bloomington Speedway for the first time since 1999. On Saturday ...

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Brad Waits Holds Off Ryan Gustin To Claim $20,000 World Modified Dirt Track Championship

By Dennis Daniel Deer Creek Speedway – Spring Valley, MN (July 30, 2011) – Brad Waits, from nearby Rochester, Minnesota, raced by early leader Dan Bohr on lap 20 and then held off several late race restart challenges from Ryan Gustin to claim the World Modified Dirt Track Championship presented by Hanson Tire Service.  Waits, who has numerous USMTS victories ...

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