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From the Grandstand Ron Rodda (CA) 2/6

A Typical WeekendPat & Bruce Eckel 2/19

Mark Smith won the King of 360's feature Friday night at East Bay Raceway Park FL    Gaston Moore Photo

Tyler Courtney won Friday and the final night of USAC Sprints at Bubba Raceway Park FL   Dick Ayers Photo

Braydan Willmington (centre) won the Sprintcar Development Series Final at Valvoline Raceway on 17 February, defeating Brian Czuczi (left) and Peter O'Neill (3rd)

 

(TOP) Out for a Saturday evening drive, Tyler “Sunshine” Courtney blasts his way out of the number four turn at Ocala, FL’s Bubba Raceway Park. (TOP MIDDLE) The race for the first position in the 30 lap USAC Sprint A-Main event saw hard charger Chris Windom (5) tries to nabs the lead position from race leader Courtney . (BOTTOM MIDDLE) With the petal to the metal, Courtney charges under the double checkered flag winning his second straight USAC Sprint A-Main event. (BOTTOM) Posing in victory lane are the top three finishers in the featured event with (left to right) runner up Chris Windom, winner Tyler Courtney, and third place finisher Chad Boespflug...........ANOTHER HEIN BROTHERS' "ACTION" PHOTOGRAPH

 

Top 3 from night 1 of the USAC Sprint Cars at Bubba Raceway Park. 2nd Kevin Thomas Jr., winner Chase Stockon and 3rd Chris Windom. Max Dolder photo

Chase Stockon had to over come a little tangle in his heat race to win Thur. nights USAC Sprint Car Feature. Max Dolder photo

 

Tyler Courtney wins the 30 lap Amsoil USAC Sprint Car Feature at Bubba Raceway Park, Friday night. 2nd was (L) CJ Leary and 3rd (R) Kevin Thomas Jr. Max Dolder

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"I think it handled even better tonight, We were able to go pretty much anywhere I put it. Hats off to Tim (Clauson) and the guys. They've worked their tails off since the week after the Chili Bowl leading up to this. This is the least I can do to repay those guys for the hours and the blood, sweat and tears that go into this. This is a really a good way to start off the year. Obviously, it's early, so you can't really worry about points, but it definitely puts us in a good spot heading into Lawrenceburg."Tyler Courtney winning the final night of USAC Sprints at Bubba Raceway Park FL 

"If I was in this position a year ago, I probably would've struggled again tonight. I took last year and learned how to handle myself from one night to the next, especially on a long trip like this. You just have to take last night and put it behind you and reset and give your team your best effort because you know they're going to give you their best effort every night."  Tyler Courtney winning night 2 of USAC Sprints at Bubba Raceway Park FL

"A lot is different from last year,We struggled so badly through the middle part of last year, we went through everything. We went through old notes and found something we thought we were missing out on. We went back to our shock setup that we ran five or six years ago and that seemed to work really well for us. It seems like the tires have been changing for us a little bit. We were pretty quick out of the gate when we switched to this tire. Again, we went back to our old notes on those and stuck with it." Chase Stockon winning night 1 of USAC Sprints at Bubba Raceway Park FL

Thomas Kennedy wins night 1 of the Ronald Laney King of 360's at East Bay Raceway Park FL   Hoseheads LIVE

 

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Tyler Courtney wins night 2 of USAC Sprints at Bubba Raceway Park FL  Hoseheads YouTube

Terry McCarl wins the Ronald Laney King of 360's at East Bay Raceway Park FL a d the $500 bonus from CnB Chubby  Hoseheads YouTube

Terry McCarl wins the Ronald Laney King of 360's at East Bay Raceway Park FL   Hosehead Photo

Top 3 from the AMSOIL USAC Sprint Cars at Bubba Raceway Park, Saturday night. 1 #7BC Tyler Courtney (C) 2 #5 Chris Windom (L) 3 #98 Chad Boespflug (R) Max Dolder photo

 

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Friday  February 23rd 2018

If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends. Orson Welles

11:50pm

RESULTS....

  • USCS)Milton FL....1 #10 Terry Gray 2 #95 Matt Convington 3 #2C Wayne Johnson 4 #10M Morgan Turpen 5 #23 Seth Bergman 6 #10B Mitch Brown 8 #14 Tony Stewart 9 #4 Danny Smith 10 #17W Harli White 11 #42 Andy McElhannon 12 #116 Nick Snyder 13 #93 Jake Knight 14 #09 Timmy Thrash 15 #38 Tony Agin 16 #52 Cody Karl 17 #43 Terry Witherspoon 18 #1S Joey Schmidt 19 #29A Kyle Amerson 20 #10X Dustin Homan 21 #83 Bob Auld 22 #88 Brandon Blenden2/23

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  • ASCS)The American Sprint Car Series is just over a week away from kicking off a combined slate of 143 nights of racing, with the potential for seven additional events to be added between National and Regional competition. With some race nights on the docket being co-sanctioned, the overall number of sanctioned events so far is 166.ASCS 2/23
  • SSO)Officials with the Sprint Series of Oklahoma IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car Series presented by Smiley’s Racing Products/Hoosier Racing Tires Southwest have released the basic purse for the 2018 race season. Each event could be higher pending potential sponsors climbing aboard per event. Basic pay is $700 to win and $250 to start a twenty-car-field. Any added pay for an event will be announced on the official SSO facebook page: Sprint Series of Oklahoma. Press Releases 2/23
  • MyRacePass)MyRacePass has produced a new track website for Kokomo Speedway. The website - http://www.KokomoSpeedway.net - has pages showcasing the schedule and results, news, track history, photos, videos, points, rules, an online store and more. Kokomo Speedway is a quarter-mile dirt oval located in Kokomo, Ind. The track was established in 1947 and will host its 71st season of action in 2018. Press Releases 2/23
  • Dirt Track Heroes)The 2018 edition of the Quaker Steak and Lube Eleventh Annual Dirt Track Heroes Car Show is into the final countdown stages of the event highlighting the past, present and future of auto racing all coming together under one roof at the Mall in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. Another sponsor has joined the growing list of sponsors for the event and everything is pointing in the right direction for the fabulous week long gathering. The doors of the Phillipsburg Mall will swing open to the public on opening day set for Sunday, March 4th starting at 1 PM with an autograph and interview session of Nazareth Speedway driving legends honoring two time Nazareth Modified Champion Bill Tanzosh. Press Releases 2/23
  • Tyler Courtney)It was a near perfect start to the 2018 USAC Amsoil National Sprint Car season for Tyler Courtney and the Clauson-Marshall-Newman Racing Priority Aviation No. 7bc Sprint Car team. Only slowed by a cut tire in the opening leg of last weekend’s “Winter Dirt Games” at Bubba Raceway Park, “Sunshine” stormed to victory lane on both Friday and Saturday night atop the 3/8-mile clay oval in Ocala, FL, to escape the Sunshine State among the top three in series points. Press Releases 2/23

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  • SCCT)This year’s Sprint Car Challenge Tour fast time award will be presented by Quick Time Mortgage and ADCO Driveline and Custom Exhaust. The fast qualifier each night will receive $100 cash courtesy of Quick Time Mortgage and a $100 certificate courtesy of ADCO Driveline. Press Releases 2/23
  • Terry McCarl)Terry McCarl and the TMAC Motorsports #24 team kicked off his 2018 American season with a bang, scoring his 3rd career Ronald Laney Memorial win. The veteran racer from Altoona, Iowa left the state of Florida with an extra $10k in his pocket after consistent runs in the preliminaries and holding off a stout field in the finale. TMAC will drop the 410 back in the car to compete with the Outlaws next week in Las Vegas. Press Releases 2/23
  • Knoxville Raceway IA)The annual KRCO Fundraising Extravaganza will be held in Dyer-Hudson Hall at the Marion County Fairgrounds TOMORROW Saturday, February 24. The silent auction begins at 4pm with live auction starting at 7pm. Checkered Flag Concessions will offer a full taco bar from 5-8pm for $8. A cash bar will also be open. Admission is free. All funds raised by KRCO are used to keep drivers at Knoxville Raceway safe through helmet, gloves, HANS device purchases and more. KRCO also works to offer additional accident and life insurance for Knoxville Raceway drivers. 2/23
  • Tony Stewart Texas Sprint Car Nationals)When the sun goes down, the dirt will fly at the Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track during O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 NASCAR weekend, with the running of the 2nd annual Tony Stewart Texas Sprint Car Nationals. Last year’s event drew a near sell-out crowd – and reserved grandstand tickets and pit passes are now available for purchase. Racing takes place nightly Friday April 6th and Saturday April 7th, featuring the Lucas Oil ASCS Sprint Car Dirt Series. Hot Laps are at 7pm, Opening Ceremonies take place at 7:30pm with racing action firing up thereafter. Tony Stewart and Kenny Wallace are just a few of the headliners that have already committed to competing in racing events nightly. Additional featured drivers will be announced as the event draws nearer. Press Releases 2/23
  • Selinsgrove Speedway PA)Selinsgrove Speedway’s annual Motorsports Show at the Susquehanna Valley Mall in Selinsgrove starts this Sunday, Feb. 25, and runs through Friday, March 2. More than 30 full-size race cars representing the speedway’s sprint car, late model, pro stock, and roadrunner divisions are scheduled to appear in this year’s show along with go karts and micro sprint cars. The Selinsgrove Ford 2018 edition F-150 pace truck will also be unveiled in the show. Central PA 2/23

Thursday  February 22nd 2018

Crime and the fear of crime have permeated the fabric of American life. Warren E. Burger

11:50pm

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  • Dirt Station)The Lincoln Speedway Ice Breaker 30 for 410 Sprints, happens this Saturday, February 24! Join the action no matter where you are in the world for only $15.95 by visiting http://www.dirtstation.com/dirtstation-live.php (Rain date is set for Sunday, February 25 and will be aired then if Saturday is rained out.) Run until Monday, February 26. Thank you! 2/22
  • Oswego Speedway NY)Brampton, Ontario’s Dave McKnight has been as busy as any Supermodified driver out there the past four years. He’s spent that time with Morton Motorsports traveling to a variety of events between ISMA, MSA, and of course at Oswego Speedway. Approaching their fifth season together, McKnight and team owner Gary Morton are ready as ever to ‘right the ship’ following a challenging 2017 campaign. Press Releases 2/22
  • Premier Speedway AU)After somewhat of a hiatus since Corey McCullagh’s thrilling South West Conveyancing Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic victory back in January, it won’t be long now until the Sprintcars return to Sungold Stadium, Premier Speedway, Warrnambool with plenty going on the line! Still to come are the Grand Final of the Eureka Sprintcar Series on Sunday March 11, as presented by local supporters Wheelie Waste on a program that will also feature the Victorian Title for Legend Cars. Press Releases 2/22
  • OCRS)For the 8th consecutive season, Wesmar Racing Engines will be the sponsor of the B-Feature race at every AMERI-FLEX / OCRS sprint car event on the schedule. The winner of the Wesmar Racing Engines B-Feature will be presented with a valuable product certificate redeemable for parts and/or accessories offered by the Bixby Oklahoma engine builder. As in prior seasons, in the event a B-Feature isn't required at an event, the certificate will be awarded to a finishing position in the programs A-Feature. OCRS 2/22
  • Sprintcar All Stars AU)A strong field of cars have nominated for this Saturday nights ‘Spud’ Show with entries from N.S.W, N.T, SA and Victoria with all the 360 hot shots wanting to be a part of this emotionally charged event. “With the disappointment of a washout last year all the teams are keen to get a result this year. $3000 is on the line for winner and the honour of winning this very special memorial race. Tyson died at the age 30 and our feature is 31 laps, his age plus one for his memory. But his show isn’t about the money; it’s about holding a tribute to a good mate that is no longer with us.” Series Promoter Mandy Searle said. Press Releases 2/22
  • CRASH PAD)More is better. The Right Stuff in The CRASH PAD will slow your downward motion in a crash to reduce spinal compression forces. A thicker CRASH PAD will reduce the force more. 3" is best, 2" is good, 1" is a little better than nothing, but nothing is asking for trouble. Order now at www.802solutions.com/crash-pad-products/ 2/22
  • Column)Article from Richard Golardi: "Kevin Thomas Jr.: Speaking Freely"Florida Open Wheel 2/22
  • Brody Roa)Coming off the best year of his career, Garden Grove, California’s Brody Roa is ready to open the 2018 racing campaign next week with two races at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway and one at Perris Auto Speedway. Roa, who turned 27-years-old last month, will kick off the 2018 season next Wednesday and Thursday, February 28th and March 1st, in the USAC West Coast Series at Las Vegas. A couple of days later on March 3rd, he will start the USAC/CRA season at Perris. The following week, he will journey to Peoria, Arizona for a pair of USAC/CRA races at Canyon Speedway Park. Press Releases 2/22
  • USAC WC Sprints)The historic tenth season for the USAC West Coast Sprint Cars will kickoff on Wednesday, February 28th and Thursday, March 1st at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Co-sanctioned with the Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars, the non-point "7th Annual FVP Sin City Showdown" will pay an impressive $3,000-to-win and $300-to-start the main event on BOTH NIGHTS. In addition, the famed World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Cars and IMCA Modifieds will join the action packed card. USAC 2/22
  • Dirt Track Heroes)With the countdown entering the final two weeks, the Eleventh Annual Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Show staff is hustling to place the finishing touches to the show. The management staff of the show has reached out to all race tracks and racing series with high hopes all will respond and be represented when the show begins on March 4th. The interest has been strong for the upcoming event and will bring the past, present and future of all auto racing ventures under one roof in Phillipsburg, New Jersey.Press Releases 2/22
  • SCCT)Thanks to the generous support from Matt Wood of Elk Grove Ford, David Abreu of Abreu Vineyards and the team at Hoosier Racing Tires, this year’s Sprint Car Challenge Tour champion will once again pocket $10,000 as part of an over $60,000 total point fund. The top-15 drivers and teams at season’s end will participate in the hefty championship fund. The overall campaign will feature 13 events at six different venues, with the season opener taking place on March 31 at Placerville Speedway. Press Releases 2/22
  • J&J Auto Racing)A member of the J&J Auto Racing dealer community, Shawn Goodno has been offering a full product line of our products for nearly four years. Goodno Promotions, Inc., offers J&J Auto Racing frames, full kits, front ends, steering components, fiberglass, panels and other Sprint Car elements to competitors in the Upper Midwest. States served include South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois. Press Releases 2/22
  • PA Sprint Car Live!) Season 2 Show 3! Moose's Lz Hotline with the driver of the Heffner Racing Enterprises #27 Greg Hodnett. Then we have one of the hottest names in USAC Racing driver of the Clauson-Marshall Racing #7bc It's "Sunshine" Tyler Courtney! X-1 Race cars Weekend rewind. Sweeney Chevrolet & Sweeney Buick GMC Driver of the Week Powered by Pace Performance. https://www.facebook.com/2/22
  • The Dirt Network)Now that racing in the Sunshine State is behind us, we look ahead to our weekly tracks to provide our fix. For Pennsylvanians, they get their first chance this Saturday as the hallowed pigeon hills of Lincoln Speedway look to host the their annual "Icebreaker 30".http://thedirtnetwork.blogspot.com/2/22
  • FLORacing)When a driver joins a new team, there are usually many question marks that exist going into a season. Oftentimes the variables of learning new equipment as well as a new crew chief can take weeks, months, or even an entire season. Sheldon Haudenschild and the Stenhouse Jr./Marshall Racing team, which is co-owned by NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr., along with Richard and Jennifer Marshall, solved the equation quickly this year and hit the ground running in Florida.https://www.floracing.com/2/22

Wednesday  February 21st 2018

Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. Billy Graham

11:20pm

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  • NCRA)Drivers and fans of both series have inquired about official rules for the Kansas-based National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products sprint car division and the Texas-based NCRA 360-ci Sprint Car Bandit Series presented by Blaine’s Motor Supply three co-sanctioned events and series officials have answered. Press Releases 2/21
  • NCRA)Officials with the National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products and 81 Speedway have released the official payout for the eighth annual “Park City Cup/Air Capital Shootout” that will once again open the season for the series 360-ci sprint car division. This three-day event will take place on Thursday – Saturday night, March 29-31, 2018 with an open practice session for sprint cars only on Thursday night from 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM. Grandstand admission will be free and pit passes will be $20. Press Releases 2/21
  • Derek Hagar)Derek Hagar battled through a roller coaster type of outing during the Ronald Laney Memorial King of the 360s last weekend at East Bay Raceway Park. "We had some issues leading into the weekend with the fuel tank so we had to put a new fuel tank on," he said. "We made practice on Wednesday and raced good on Thursday, but we were trying to figure out some handling issues all weekend. It was a totally different track. Anything you do there you can't do anywhere else. There are things you have to do to the car to work it out." Press Releases 2/21
  • Cooper Motorsports)The Ronald Laney Memorial King of the 360s event last weekend left John Carney II chomping at the bit for a redo behind the wheel of the SawBlade.com backed Cooper Motorsports sprint car. The tripleheader, which was hosted by East Bay Raceway Park, offered the first opportunity for Carney II to pilot the machine. The event began on Thursday with Carney II advancing from ninth to seventh place in a heat race before he placed third in a B Main. That locked him into the A Main, in which the team ended 21st. Press Releases 2/21
  • Damion Gardner)Six-time USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series champion Damion Gardner is pleased to announce that Trench Shoring has come on board to sponsor Mark Alexander’s silver #4 for the 2018 season. The team will make it season debut on March 3rd at the “SoCal Showdown” at Perris Auto Speedway. Press Releases 2/21
  • Braydan Willmington)The 2017-18 season has seen youngster Braydan Willmington begin to make gains in 410 Sprintcars since joining the class at the beginning of last season, having last Saturday night achieved a new milestone. Continuing to gain as much experience as possible throughout the season, Willmington’s dedication to perfecting his race craft to suit his Sprintcar is certainly starting to pay off, as evident in last Saturday night’s latest Development Series round at Sydney’s Valvoline Raceway, where he came away with the feature-race win. Press Releases 2/21
  • SOD)Engine Pro Sprints On Dirt presented by ARP is proud to announce that COMP Cams will be a primary heat race sponsor partner for the 2018 season. COMP Cams’ partnership allows Engine Pro Sprints On Dirt presented by ARP to pay its competitors for winning heat races, something not very common in sprint car racing. SOD racers appreciate the opportunity to be rewarded for top performance in preliminary races, not just feature events. Press Releases 2/21

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  • BAPS Motor Speedway PA)BAPS Motor Speedway is only 30 days away from the 2018 season opener on March 24th @ 6:00pm! Our crew and volunteers have been working 7 days a week during the off-season to bring the best dirt track racing to our fans. Here is a list of the TOP 5 HIGHLIGHTS: Our name may have changed, but the exciting action you loved @ Susky is back as BAPS Motor Speedway! Thank you to BAPS Auto Paints & Supplies for supporting the track we love!Central PA 2/21
  • SCCT)The Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford and Abreu Vineyards is happy to announce that Metal Works is returning as a contingency partner this season. The Metal Works “Fastest Lap in the A-main Award” will be worth $100 cash at every event in 2018.Press Releases 2/21
  • Wayne Johnson)Three Top 10 finishes with one landing in the Top 5, Wayne Johnson's weekend at the King of the 360's and Ronald Laney Memorial at East Bay Raceway Park can be marked a success as the team moved forward each night they hit the track.Press Releases 2/21
  • ESS)The 35th Anniversary Tour for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) draws closer to the waving of the first green flag. With that comes the signing of Hoosier Racing Tire as the official tire for ESS for the next three years. At the annual rules meeting held just prior to the awards banquet the membership voted unanimously to stay Hoosier with the same compounds as years previous. Press Releases 2/21
  • World of Outlaws)The World of Outlaws is excited to welcome NOS® Energy Drink- as the preferred energy drink of the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series. "Our whole company is excited to be involved with the World of Outlaws," said Lauren Albano, Marketing Director for NOS® Energy. "Dirt racing has shown its strength in popularity and fan loyalty, and it's a natural fit for the NOS brand." DIRT/World of Outlaws 2/21
  • Missile Motorsports)The Holiday Inn Express & Suites of Oswego will be on the side of the Missile Motorsports No. 00M Pathfinder Bank Small Block Super, driven by Dan Kapuscinski, in time for the Syracuse Motorsports Expo at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY on March 10-11. Press Releases 2/21
  • Tyler Thompson)Team Tapout Racing continued its hot streak in karting action over the weekend, as lead driver Tyler Thompson scored three main event victories on Championship Sunday at Motorama in Harrisburg, PA, including the prestigious Pro Clone finale. In total, Team Tapout scored five main event wins over the course of the weekend as Thompson was victorious in the Saturday night Champ main event as well as Sunday’s Champ, Clone 375, and Pro Clone features. Press Releases 2/21

Tuesday  February 20th 2018

I like to complain and do nothing to make things better. Kurt Cobain

11:45pm

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  • Lonestar Speedway TX)The highly anticipated World of Outlaws event at LoneStar set for this Sat. Feb. 24 is now RAINED OUT and series officials are researching possible alternative dates. Any confirmed new date will be posted when known. If you had tickets to the Feb. 24 event, go to www.WoOSprint.com for posted information on ticket refunds (as it is their ticketing system, not LoneStar's). IN SUMMARY, NEXT UP at LONESTAR: Fri/Sat. Feb. 23–24: no on track activity FRI. MARCH 2 - Open Practice/Reg'n 7-10pm, Pits $15. SAT. MARCH 3, 6pm - SPRINT SMACKDOWN/SEASON OPENER Press Releases 2/20
  • World of Outlaws) Due to saturated grounds on track property, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series is forced to cancel this weekend's events at Cotton Bowl Speedway in Paige, TX and LoneStar Speedway in Kilgore, TX, scheduled for February 23 and February 24, respectively. The Cotton Bowl Speedway race has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 25, 2018, two days before the Outlaws return to Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, TX for the Texas Outlaw Nationals and the Series' 40th birthday celebration. The LoneStar Speedway event will not be made up. Those who have purchased tickets for the East Texas LoneStar Shootout will receive a credit to their mytickets.com account, to be used for select World of Outlaws events in 2018, including the April events at Cotton Bowl and Devil's Bowl speedways. 2/20
  • Harli White)Harli White is grateful she ventured to Florida last weekend to tackle the Ronald Laney Memorial King of the 360s. "Overall I was a bit rusty," she said. "The first race back you always hope for the best, but it shows getting a couple of races under your belt before you have to race for points is a good idea. It helps to be out there racing before points racing starts." Press Releases 2/20
  • Alex Hill)Alex Hill kicked off her 2018 racing season with a solid performance last weekend at the Ronald Laney Memorial King of the 360s hosted by East Bay Raceway Park. The 18-year-old qualified for all three A Mains during the three-night event, a significant improvement over her performances at the prestigious event the previous two years. Press Releases 2/20
  • Seth Bergman)Seth Bergman will make his debut at Southern Raceway this weekend with the USCS Series. Bergman is slated to tackle the 3/8-mile oval in Milton, Fla., on Friday and Saturday, and he's looking to top his best USCS Series finish of second place, which he recorded in Florida earlier this month. Press Releases 2/20
  • Shawn Dancer)Shawn Dancer is no stranger to the Ronald Laney Memorial King of the 360s at East Bay Raceway Park. Dancer has made the trek to Florida for the marquee event for several years and last weekend he accomplished his main objective - to make the A Main during the finale - despite a tough start to the action. Press Releases 2/20
  • SCCT)The Sprint Car Challenge Tour is excited to announce that the Kyle Larson Racing “A-main Bonus Award” will be returning this season. Full-time teams/owners (those who haven’t missed a race) that win a Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford and Abreu Vineyards A-main in 2018 will go home with a $500 bonus courtesy of Kyle Larson Racing. Press Releases 2/20

Monday  February 19th 2018

You've got to be closer to the edge than ever to win. That means sometimes you go over the edge, and I don't mean driving, either. Dale Earnhardt

10:45pm

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  • Giovanni Scelzi)Giovanni Scelzi will make his World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series debut this weekend in Texas. Scelzi and his family owned No. 41s are slated to compete on Friday at Cotton Bowl Speedway in Paige and on Saturday at LoneStar Speedway in Kilgore for the East Texas LoneStar Shootout with 'The Greatest Show on Dirt.' Press Releases 2/19
  • Jason Sides)Jason Sides is seeking a smooth weekend as he returns to World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series competition this Friday and Saturday in Texas. Sides will compete on Friday at Cotton Bowl Speedway in Paige and on Saturday at LoneStar Speedway in Kilgore for the East Texas LoneStar Shootout. Press Releases 2/19
  • Travis Rilat)Travis Rilat kicked off his 2018 campaign with BDS Motorsports by posting a trio of top-10 finishes last weekend during the Ronald Laney Memorial King of the 360s. The results gives the duo seven top-10 finishes in eight sprint car races together. Press Releases 2/19
  • Joshua Shipley)Joshua Shipley brushed off the offseason dust by competing last Saturday with the NAPA Non-Wing Sprint Cars at Central Arizona Speedway. After winning a heat race to open the night and facing some adversity early in the A Main, Shipley charged from the rear of the field to finish fourth. Press Releases 2/19
  • Dominic Scelzi)The final weekend of Dominic Scelzi's trip to compete in Australia is here. Scelzi and Wormall Motorsport will wrap up their World Series Sprintcars campaign this Saturday and Sunday at Perth Motorplex in Kwinana Beach, West Australia. Scelzi enters the weekend ranked 13th in the championship standing - only 100 points out of the top 10. Press Releases 2/19
  • Greg Wilson)Greg Wilson and his Hercules Tires, DNC Hydraulics, Ohio Logistics and Gear Alloy Wheels sponsored team will venture to Texas this weekend for the first of two trips to the Lone Star State this year. Wilson is slated to compete on Friday at Cotton Bowl Speedway in Paige before wrapping up the weekend on Saturday at LoneStar Speedway in Kilgore for the East Texas LoneStar Shootout with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. Press Releases 2/19
  • KSE Racing Products)With Florida Speedweeks coming to a close with the USAC National Sprint Car Series invading Ocala, FL and the Ronald Laney Memorial taking place in Tampa, FL, drivers using KSE Racing Products were able to make their way to victory lane. With many drivers and teams escaping frigid winter weather in the Midwest, no was hotter than Sunshine, Tyler Courtney. Making his debut with the Clauson/Marshall/Newman Racing team, Sunshine was able to pick up two wins during the Bubba Army Winternationals. Press Releases 2/19

1:45pm

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  • SCCT)The Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford and Abreu Vineyards is happy to announce that Walker Performance Filtration will return as a contingency partner this season! The A-main winner each night will receive a certificate for 40% off a purchase of a filtration system. The runner up will receive a buy one get one free certificate for a filter set. Third place will be awarded with a free cleaning kit. At the year-end banquet the Sprint Car Challenge Tour champion will score a free full filtration system valued at over $1000! The runner up in points will receive a certificate for buy two filters get stacks for free. Third place in points will be given three free cleaning kits. To learn more about Walker Performance Filtration visit http://walkerperformancefiltration.com/ 2/19
  • Column)Pat & Bruce Eckel have notes from East Bay Raceway Park & Bubba Raceway Park FL in A Typical Weekend2/19
  • Stockton Dirt Track CA)Noceti Group Inc. is excited to announce that for the first time ever motorsports will be coming to the San Joaquin Asparagus Festival in April, with the inaugural Asparagus Cup set to be held at the Stockton Dirt Track. The event on Saturday April 21 will showcase a $10,000-to-win feature for Winged 360 Sprint Cars, with a purse that will be upwards of $40,000. Press Releases 2/19
  • Tony Stewart Texas Sprint Car Nationals)The big publicity push directly to the NASCAR community for the Tony Stewart Texas Sprint Car Nationals (FRI/SAT APR. 6-7) at The Dirt Track at Texas Motor Speedway fires up on Friday, February 23rd. HOWEVER, if you'd like to grab great event tickets before this formal publicity goes out to the NASCAR fans (and they evaporate like last year), just go to the following link: www.darinshort.com/ts.html This event essentially sold out last year, and it is held on NASCAR weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, which is April 5-8. Celebrity drivers competing in this event will be posted starting February 23rd, along with complete details. If you know you're wanting to attend this event, now is a perfect time to get your reserved seats before the best selection get scooped up by the masses in a couple of weeks! Then, you'll be all set for two days of great sprint car racing at the super wide and fast 4/10 mile of The Dirt Track at Texas Motor Speedway with the running of the Tony Stewart Texas Sprint Car Nationals, April 6-7! And for TMS O'Reilly Auto Parts NASCAR race weekend tickets, click: http://www.texasmotorspeedway.com/tickets/oreilly-auto-parts-500-nascar-race-weekend-april-2018/ 2/19
  • Hunt Wingless)The Sherm and Loree Toller Memorial has grown to be the traditional Northern California Sprint Car kick-off and for the second consecutive year the C&H Veteran Ent. presents Hunt Magnetos Wingless Tour will be a part of the show this Saturday February 24 at Marysville Raceway. Press Releases 2/19
  • Danny Reidy)After missing the previous round of the USC Qld at Toowoomba Mitchell Motorsports and their driver Danny Reidy returned to action in style as they were convincing winner in the latest round of the series that incorporated the Pit Stop 50 last Saturday night. After qualifying third in his heat group, and seventh overall in the 34-car field, Reidy drove the #19 Eagle Silicone Ignition Leads / Penrite supported machine to a 3rd and a 2nd placed result in his heat races. Press Releases 2/19
  • ASCS Lucas Oil)A longtime supporter of Sprint Car racing around the Gulf South area, Texas based Sawblade.com has joined with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour as the series presenting sponsor in 2018. "My employees are very much motor-heads and they go to American Sprint Car Series events, and people who use our products are involved in racing with the American Sprint Car Series, so because of that, we decided to get into it because it was a good proving ground," commented Sawblade.com Owner and CEO, Chris Luke.ASCS 2/19
  • ASCS Frontier)The sixth season of racing is on the horizon for the Brodix ASCS Frontier Region with the series' first female Competition Director taking charge for a lineup of 26 confirmed dates across Montana, South Dakota, and Wyoming with three awaiting confirmation. Cary Berry-Smith, who has been involved in Motorsports for nearly a decade in aspects ranging from driver, publicist, and promoter has taken on the role of Competition Director. This marks the first time a woman has taken charge full-time of an ASCS sanctioned series.ASCS 2/19

Sunday  February 18th 2018

Racing is a great mania to which one must sacrifice everything, without reticence, without hesitation. Enzo Ferrari

10:00pm

PRESS....

  • Wayne County Speedway OH)It is now less than two months to go until Wayne County Speedway opens up the gates for the 2018 racing season that will be filled with weekly race action highlighted by many specials. Weather permitting, there will be two test and tune dates before the season starts and those are Saturdays, March 31st and April 7th as both practices will start at noon. Press Releases 2/18
  • Krikke Motorsports)Next month, Krikke Motorsport team manager Ryan Krikke is excited to announce that he will be completing a charity bicycle ride in order to raise money for cancer research at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research via the Krikke Boys Shootout Ride to Conquer Cancer. Press Releases 2/18
  • Max Stambaugh)The decision to return to the Sunshine State just one week after his five-race stint with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 proved to be a success story for “Mad Max” Stambaugh, not only qualifying for the $10,000-to-win, Ronald Laney Memorial/King of 360s at East Bay (Fla.) Raceway Park, but also scoring a top-ten performance for car owner, Terry Busche. Press Releases 2/18
  • Sprintcar All Stars AU)In front of a packed house at Sunline Speedway Paul ‘Cyclone’ Solomon took out his second feature win for the season. Solomon’s V7 kicked off RD9 of the Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers All Star Series winning the Oval Express Magazine Quick Time Award then backed it up winning his Heat and the Vortex Pole Shoot Out and finishing the night off with the A Main victory. Solomon was dominate and led the 30 laps flag to flag Race Results 2/18

2:30pm

PRESS....

  • Chad Boespflug)Chad Boespflug leaves Florida after the conclusion of the 9th Annual Winter Dirt Games at Bubba Raceway Park in the Top 5 in AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car Standings. Averaging a 6th place finish in the opening 3 nights of the USAC National Schedule with a pair of 8th's and a 3rd place podium finish Boespflug currently sits 4th overall as the series heads to the Midwest. Press Releases 2/18
  • Gale Patterson Memorial)The 2nd Gale Patterson Memorial race will take place on Saturday April 21st at Cedar Lake Speedway for the UMSS winged 360 sprint car series It was not my intent to organize another memorial race but Ron Bernhagen asked if I would consider it. I agreed because of my love for the UMSS winged series, desire to see the relationship between CLS and the UMSS continue to grow, and finally I want to keep my dad’s spirit alive. Press Releases 2/18
  • SSO)Less than two weeks remain until the 2018 season opener as the Sprint Series of Oklahoma IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car Series presented by Smiley’s Racing Products/Hoosier Tires Southwest kicks off their third season at Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Oklahoma on Saturday evening, March 3, 2018 and the running of the “Pole Position Spring Nationals.” The cast of regulars virtually remain the same while new drivers make their inaugural full-time appearance utilizing a a 305-ci motor. Press Releases 2/18
  • Northwest Speedweeks)Sprint Car fans in the Pacific Northwest will be happy to know that Speedweek Northwest will be returning in 2018. A summer tradition since 1998 the schedule will feature six races, in as many nights, at five different facilities covering the states of Oregon and California. A points fund will be returning to pay out the top drivers who make every race. Details for that will be released soon. Press Releases 2/18
  • Port Royal Speedway PA)Port Royal Speedway is just two weeks away from its first action of the 2018 season with a test and tune practice session slated for Saturday afternoon, March 3 from 1 – 4 pm. The season opener featuring the Weikert’s Livestock 410 sprints and the River Valley Builders super late models will follow the practice day, coming up on Saturday, March 10 at 5 pm. An additional practice session is slated for March 8. Central PA 2/18
  • Dirt Track Heroes)Day by day the time inches closer to the start of the Eleventh Annual Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Show. The management staff of the show continues to lock in the many components needed to produce a successful show and this year's edition of the show is once again reaching out to all of the local Drag Racing clubs and Dragways in the area to join together for one evening of the show to talk about the drag racing for the followers of the straight line racing.Press Releases 2/18

Saturday  February 17th 2018

Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships. Michael Jordan

10:50pm

RESULTS....

  • Photos)The final batch of photos from Bubba USAC Sprints and East Bay 360's by Hein Brothers, Steve Bischoff & Hoseheads are in SpeedShotz 2/21
  • East Bay Raceway Park FL)King of 360's...1 #24 Terry McCarl 2 #49X Tim Shaffer 3 #21K Thomas Kennedy 4 #1M Mark Smith 5 #2C Wayne Johnson 6 #16B Max Stambaugh 7 #1 Travis Rilat 8 #3A Aj Maddox 9 #89 Robbie Stillwaggon 10 #4 Danny Smith 11 #47x Dylan Westbrook 12 #28 Phil Gressman 13 #61 Parker Evans 14 #82 Matt Kurtz 15 #5 Andy Teunessen 16 #43 Derek Hagar 17 #77x Alex Hill 18 #10 Mitch Brown 19 #49 Shawn Dancer 20 #20B Cody Bova 21 #24M Danny Martin Jr 22 #17W Harli White 23 #7 Carson McCarl 24 #28C John Carney Race Results 2/17
  • USAC Sprints)Bubba Raceway Park FL...1 #7BC Tyler Courtney 2 #5 Chris Windom 3 #98 Chad Boespflug 4 #69 Kevin Thomas Jr 5 #36D Dave Darland 6 #30 CJ Leary 7 #12 Robert Ballou 8 #21 Carson Short 9 #4 Justin Grant 10 #63 Brady Bacon 11 #5B Logan Seavey 12 #32 Chase Stockon 13 #3C Kyle Cummins 14 #18 Jarett Andretti 15 #2E Nick Bilbee 16 #3R Kody Swanson 17 #7 Timmy Buckwalter 18 #52 Isaac Chapple 19 #6 Mario Clouser 20 #32A Garrett Aitken 21 #28 Brandon Mattox 22 #24 Landon Simon USAC 2/17

2:50pm

RESULTS....

  • Sunline Speedway AU)Sprintcar All Stars...1 #V7 Paul Solomon 2 #SA90 Michael Lovegrove 3 #SA95 Jarman Dalitz 4 #SA33 Mark Caruso 5 #WA30 Jamie Landrigan 6 #SA16 Jack Gartner 7 #V16 James Wren 8 #V83 Chris Solomon 9 #SA77 Daniel Evans 10 #V4 Phil Lock 11 #SA11 Scott Enderl 12 #SA98 Cheian Perrett 13 #SA69 Cody Atkins 14 #SA96 Brendan Guerin 15 #SA42 Jamie Hendry 16 #V29 Michael Trancredi 2/17
  • Western Speedway AU)1 #VA88 Grant Stansfield 2 #V98 Peter Doukas 3 #V77 Brayden Parr 4 #V73 Charles Hunter 5 #V17 Dennis Jones 6 #T7 Tim Hutchins 7 #V51 Brayden Cooley 8 #V45 Mike Van Bremen 9 #V60 Jordyn Charge 10 #V68 Brett Milburn 11 #V48 Adam King 12 #S4 Wayne Rowett 13 #V19 Sam Wren 14 #VA81 Rhys Baxter 15 #V78 Chris Campbell 16 #S27 Daniel Pestka 17 #V40 Rusty Hickman 18 #V72 Jacob Smith 2/17
  • Toowoomba Speedway AU)1 #NQ19 Danny Reidy 2 #Q77 Jayden Peacock 3 #Q36 Mitchell Gee 4 #USA37 Geoff Ensign 5 #NS21 Jordyn Brazier 6 #Q5 Peter Lack 7 #Q14 Mark Pholi 8 #Q4 David Whell 9 #Q32 Mitch Gowland 10 #Q46 Dylan Menz 11 #Q94 Brett Minett 12 #Q43 Brodie Tulloch 13 #NQ28 Travis Woods 14 #Q17 Luke Oldfield 15 #Q7 Robbie Farr 16 #Q25 Andrew Scheulerle 17 #Q2 Brent Kratzmann 18 #Q16 Bryan Mann 19 #N53 Jessie Attard 20 #Q22 Cody Maroske 2/17
  • Valvoline Raceway AU)Dev sprints...1 #N89 Braydan Willmington 2 #NS92 Brian Czuczi 3 #N83 Peter O'Neill 4 #N43 Kyle Angle 5 #N94 Mark Hinchelwood 6 #N97 Danny Vassall 7 #N93 William Thompson 8 #N87 Warren Vassall 9 #N67 Paul McKenna 10 #N62 Glenn Kenny 11 #NS75 Damien Hart 12 #N65 Brendan Rallings 13 #N6 Nikki Briton 14 #NS71 Michael Stewart 15 #NS24 Ben Hart 16 #N80 Jeremy McGrath 2/17
  • Simpson Speedway AU)wingless sprints...1 #V2 Travis Millar 2 #V14 Alex Ross 3 #V77 Alex Thomson 4 #V43 Daniel Storer 5 #V35 Glenn Watts 6 #V49 Ross Jarred 7 #S35 Mitchell Broome 8 #V16 Wayne Logue 9 #VX14 Shaun Lyness 10 #V79 Clint McLaren 11 #V98 Peter Logue 12 #V33 Luke Storer 13 #VX98 Ben Doukas 14 #V83 Todd Hobson 15 #V36 David Cook 16 #V28 Luke Weel 17 #v23 Mathew Balcome 18 #V11 Mathew Symons 2/17
  • Bunbury Speedway AU)1 #W2 Jamie Veal 2 #W17 James McFadden 3 #N99 Carson Macedo 4 #W26 Brooke Tatnell 5 #W11 Jason Kendrick 6 #V88 Dave Murcott 7 #V52 Darren Mollenoyux 8 #W89 Kye Scroop 9 #W99 Jamie Maiolo 10 #V42 Jye O'Keeffe 11 #Q23 Lachlan McHugh 12 #W12 Daniel Harding 13 #W97 Mitchell Wormall 14 #V25 Jack Lee 15 #N56 Mick Saller 16 #USA97 Dominic Scelzi 17 #W10 Andrew Priolo 18 #S19 Brad Keller 19 #W77 Bradley Maiolo 20 #W14 Jason Pryde 2/17
  • Photos)Action shots by Dick Ayers from Night 2 at Bubba Raceway are in SpeedShotz2/17
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Friday  February 16th 2018

The older I get, the better I used to be. John McEnroe

11:45pm

RESULTS....

  • East Bay Raceway Park FL)King of 360's Night 2...1 #1M Mark Smith 2 #47x Dylan Westbrook 3 #21K Thomas Kennedy 4 #24 Terry McCarl 5 #3A Aj Maddox 6 #49X Tim Shaffer 7 #16B Max Stambaugh 8 #1 Travis Rilat 9 #2C Wayne Johnson 10 #22G Johnny Gilbertson 11 #24M Danny Martin Jr 12 #4 Danny Smith 13 #61 Parker Evans 14 #28 Phil Gressman 15 #7 Carson McCarl 16 #16M Justin Hoffman 17 #7S Jason Sides 18 #10 Mitch Brown 19 #23 Seth Bergman 20 #89 Robbie Stillwaggon 21 #20B Cody Bova 22 #10G Terry Gray 23 #77x Alex Hill Race Results 2/16
  • USAC Sprints)Bubba Raceway Park FL...Night 2...1 #7BC Tyler Courtney 2 #30 CJ Leary 3 #69 Kevin Thomas Jr 4 #5 Chris Windom 5 #3C Kyle Cummins 6 #36D Dave Darland 7 #21 Carson Short 8 #98 Chad Boespflug 9 #63 Brady Bacon 10 #32 Chase Stockon 11 #4 Justin Grant 12 #6 Mario Clouser 13 #12 Robert Ballou 14 #7 Timmy Buckwalter 15 #2E Nick Bilbee 16 #5B Logan Seavey 17 #3R Kody Swanson 18 #24 Landon Simon 19 #5K Kent Schmidt 20 #52 Isaac Chapple 21 #28 Brandon Mattox 22 #18 Jarett Andretti 23 #32A Garrett Aitken USAC 2/16

7:15pm

PRESS....

  • Photos)Pit shots from night 2 of USAC Sprints at Bubba Raceway Park FL are in Hoseheads LIVE2/16
  • Photos)Action shots from Night 1 at East Bay Raceway and Bubba Raceway are in SpeedShotz2/16
  • Column)Article from Richard Golardi: "Dave Darland: The Story of an Emotional 180 Degree Turn" Florida Open Wheel2/16
  • Waynesfield Raceway Park OH)Officials at Waynesfield Raceway Park in Waynesfield, Ohio are seeking the best of the best in performing the National Anthem at one of the twenty events in 2018! In the continuing effort to reinvent the fan experience, Waynesfield Raceway Park is working to have all LIVE National Anthem singers for the 2018 season. These acts can include solo performers, duos, and groups both vocal or instrumental. If you, or anyone you know is interested in performing the Star-Spangled Banner, audition recordings should be sent to auditions@waynesfieldmotorsportspark.com. Any additional questions should be directed to media team member Mike Goldsby, via the same email address, or by contacting 419-559-3435. 2/16
  • Tanner Thorson)Tanner Thorson turned his first-ever visit to Bubba Raceway Park into a solid weekend of results in his first outing in the SawBlade.com backed Cooper Motorsports 360ci winged sprint car. Thorson, who is the 2016 USAC National Midget Champion, hooked up with the Cooper Motorsports team thanks to a friendship between team owner James Cooper and Joe Dooling, who owns a midget Thorson pilots. Press Releases 2/16

Thursday  February 15th 2018

I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him. Galileo Galilei

11:45pm

RESULTS....

  • USAC Sprints)Strong finishes lead to strong beginnings in the case of Chase Stockon. After finishing last season with two USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National victories in the final four races, the 29-year-old Fort Branch, Indiana racer has seemingly carried the momentum gracefully into the new year, winning the season opener for the series Thursday on night one of "Winter Dirt Games 9" at Bubba Raceway Park. When the proverbial ball gets rolling downhill, the last thing you'd think you want to do is change it up, but Stockon felt he had to stay ahead of the game rather than play it safe and stand pat. Now what's old is new and what's new is working splendidly for Stockon and his 32 TBI Racing/Superior Tank & Trailer - Angle Buildings/DRC/Fisher Chevy.  USAC 2/15
  • East Bay Raceway Park FL)Thomas Kennedy took the lead on lap 1 and while rarely challenged from behind, the Winnipeg, Manitoba quickly found his struggle with lapped traffic he rapidly encountered during night 1 of the ASCS King of the 360’s Championship at the 42nd Annual Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park. Kennedy paid tribute to the local short tracks near his home for his experience and uncanny ability to effortlessly handle 2 and 3 wide traffic, which was the only impediment that threatened to slow down his incredible performance leading to his night one victory. Race Results 2/15
  • Photos)Pit shots from night 1 of the Ronald Laney King of 360's at East Bay Raceway Park FL are in Hoseheads LIVE2/15

6:55pm

PRESS....

  • USAC CRA)Officials with the AMSOIL USAC/CRA and USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series have issued a list of approved mufflers for competition in 2018. The mufflers have been tested and will help meet the sound levels required at the racetracks on the schedule.USAC 2/15
  • SOD)Engine Pro Sprints On Dirt presented by ARP welcomes Benic Enterprises as a SOD partner for 2018. Benic Enterprises will award the 3rd place finishers in each heat race a certificate for $25.00 off any purchase from them. Benic Enterprises is certainly no stranger to SOD competitors. Many are already Benic customers and even more have benefitted from Scott Benic’s advice and expertise. Press Releases 2/15
  • Donny Schatz)Nine-time and defending World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series champion, Donny Schatz, opened his 2018 campaign with the Greatest Show On Dirt in fantastic fashion, not only scoring back-to-back World of Outlaws victories, but also claiming four out of the five contested sprint car main events during the 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals to score the overall Gator championship. It was a first-ever DIRTcar Nationals championship for the 40-year-old. Press Releases 2/15
  • SCCT)The Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford and Abreu Vineyards is pleased to welcome back King Racing Products as a contingency partner this season! Heat race number four will once again be presented by King Racing Products, who will award $250 worth of certificates to the top-four finishers in the fourth heat each night! The certificates will be broken down as follows: $100 to the winner, $75 to second, $50 to third and $25 to fourth. Visit King Racing Products online at https://www.kingracingproducts.com/ 2/15
  • Tony Stewart)“Smoke” Tony Stewart kicked-off his 2018 winged sprint car campaign in a hurry, entering seven events in ten days at two of north Florida's well-known dirt ovals. During his ten-day visit, Stewart, aboard his Rush Truck Centers/Textron Off Road/Ford Performance/Sage Fruit/Curb Records/No. 14, accumulated four top-ten finishes, two within the top-five, highlighted with a runner-up performance during Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 competition at Bubba Raceway Park on Thursday, February 1. Press Releases 2/15

12:45pm

PRESS....

  • OCRS)The Ameri-Flex / OCRS sprint car series is proud to announce that Grand National Trailer has agreed to become the title sponsor of the 10th Annual Harold Leep Jr. Memorial sprint car event that will take place at the Oklahoma Sports Park in Ada Oklahoma on Saturday, May 12th. OCRS 2/15
  • USAC)Reigning USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Champion Chris Windom led all 30 drivers on practice night of "Winter Dirt Games 9" by recording the fastest lap of the night at Bubba Raceway Park. Windom, of Canton, Illinois, put his Baldwin Brothers Racing machine right at the top of the leaderboard with an unofficial lap of 13.601, which was under the existing one-lap track record of 13.683, set by Justin Grant during qualifying one year ago. Windom was followed by Dave Darland (13.671), Kevin Thomas, Jr. (13.700), Justin Grant (13.784) and Jarett Andretti (13.817) in the open practice. USAC 2/15
  • Sprintcar All Stars AU)This Saturday the Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers All Star Series head to the Riverland region of South Australia for RD9 at Sunline Speedway, Waikerie. Competing in N.S.W. last weekend and Victoria the weekend before teams are certainly clocking up the KS and at the same time putting some additional pressure on everyone involved. Series Championship points are getting tighter with Mark Caruso’s SA33 holding a marginal 20 point lead from Current Series Champ Chris Solomon. Solomon’s confidence will be on a high after winning at Heartland last Saturday. Sitting in third is Paul Solomon who is only 7 points behind his brother.
  • Champion Oil)Champion Oil, a globally recognized leader in top-tier performance lubricants and motor oils, announced this week that Airheart Sales is their newest rep agency covering the Western United States and Canada. http://www.airheartsales.com/ “Airheart Sales is a premier manufacturers’ rep agency specializing in outside sales of performance auto parts and aftermarket truck, jeep, race, and SUV accessories through traditional distribution and eCommerce,” stated Karl Dedolph, Champion Director of National Sales. Press Releases 2/15
  • World of Outlaws)After an exciting DIRTcar Nationals in Florida, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series is set to invade Texas for the first of two visits in 2018. The Outlaws will return to the Cotton Bowl Speedway in Paige, TX for just the second time in the Series 40-year history on Friday, February 23, 2018 before making their 12th appearance at the LoneStar Speedway on Saturday, February 24. DIRT/World of Outlaws 2/15
  • Oswego Speedway NY)Racing on and off as part of Oswego Speedway's Novelis Supermodified division since the year 1992, Jerry Curran has since established himself as a longtime Oswego fan favorite. Known for his impressive fabrication and workmanship, Curran has brought a beautiful car to the track each of those twenty seven years, and also become known as one of the top big block 'underdog' contenders behind the wheel of the 'Nuclear Banana' No. 24. Press Releases 2/15

Wednesday  February 14th 2018

You take a crash, you get back up and next time you succeed and that's a great feeling. Shaun White

11:00pm

PRESS....

  • J&J Auto Racing)The month of February has been unseasonably warm in Florida, but for J&J Auto Racing it’s been simply scorching hot. Donny Schatz and Sheldon Haudenschild put the Sprint Car world on notice last week as they swept the prestigious DIRTcar Nationals five-night run at Volusia Speedway Park (VSP) in Barberville, Fla. Schatz kicked off the week with domination as he romped to two consecutive Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions Series (ASCoC) feature event wins on Feb. 7 – 8.Press Releases 2/14
  • Tyler Courtney)An ambitious slate of events for the 2018 season gets under way for Tyler Courtney this weekend. And the Sunshine State is a fitting place for “Sunshine” and the Clauson-Marshall-Newman Racing Priority Aviation No. 7bc Sprint Car team to kick off the chase for the USAC National Sprint Car title at this weekend’s season opening event at Bubba Raceway Park’s “Winter Dirt Games” in Ocala, FL. Press Releases 2/14
  • Rico Abreu)St. Helena, California's Rico Abreu battled with the nation's best during his February trip to the Sunshine State, joining the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 and the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series for a total of eight events over an 11-day period. Press Releases 2/14
  • Stockton Dirt Track CA)The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series 40th anniversary season is officially underway and in just four weeks the “Greatest Show on Dirt” will make their annual visit to Stockton for the two-night FVP Platinum Battery Western Spring Shootout. The March 16 and 17 double header kicks-off the sixth season of competition at the Stockton Dirt Track and marks the fourth straight year that the World of Outlaws will be on hand for both nights at the FVP Platinum Battery Western Spring Shootout. Press Releases 2/14
  • SCCT)The Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford and Abreu Vineyards is excited to welcome back BR Motorsports as a contingency partner in 2018! Heat race number three will once again be presented by BR Motorsports, who will distribute $250 worth of certificates to the top-four finishers each night! The certificates will be broken down as follows: $100 to the winner, $75 to second, $50 to third and $25 to fourth. Visit BR Motorsports online at http://www.brmotorsports.com/ 2/14
  • Ryan Quackenbush)The 2017 racing season for Ryan Quackenbush was a frustrating one for the hard charging young racing talent based out of Goshen, New York. The low-budgeted family racing enterprise got off to late start in 2017 and then encountered mechanical woes towards the end of the season that would find the team sitting out the final five races of the season. The quick turn of events resulted in a disappointing 22nd place points finish at the Lincoln Speedway. Press Releases 2/14
  • TKS Motorsports)Troy and Tammy Renfro are happy to announce Midwest Basement Systems as a new sponsor on the TKS Motorsports #2KS for the 2018 season. Midwest Basement Systems has been a staple of the greater Des Moines area since 1995 and has grown into Iowa’s premier and largest basement waterproofing and foundation repair contractor. The team at Midwest Basement Systems is ready for the season to get started and proud to be associated with TKS Motorsports. Press Releases 2/14
  • Wayne Johnson)Taking in the Florida sun with five nights of racing at Ocala's Bubba Raceway Park over the past couple weeks, Oklahoma's Wayne Johnson has spent most of his time at the egg-shaped oval testing new setups and tire combinations.Press Releases 2/14
  • Kerry Madsen)Kerry Madsen continued to be a top-10 machine during the DIRTcar Nationals last week at Volusia Speedway Park. Madsen and the Muddy sponsored Big Game Motorsports team scored four top-10 finishes in five races, including a trio of sixth-place results. It gives Madsen 17 top 10s in his last 23 main events at the track. Press Releases 2/14
  • Column)Pat & Bruce Eckel have POWRi & USCS at Bubba & WOO at Volusia in A Typical Weekend2/14

Tuesday  February 13th 2018

Rules are made for people who aren't willing to make up their own. Chuck Yeager

10:50pm

PRESS....

  • Mike Peters)Peters, Terry Michael “Mike”, Age 67, beloved father, grandpa, brother, friend and racer was born August 19, 1950 to Keith and Lucille “Sue” Peters in Dwight, KS. The family moved to Wichita when Mike was very young. He started racing quarter midgets at the age of 5 in a car built by his father where they won many races around the State. He began racing professionally in 1971 embarking on a career that would take him all over the country and ultimately define him as a legend in sprint car racing.https://www.meaningfulfunerals.net/ 2/13
  • Brian Brown)Brian Brown showcased elite speed throughout the first half of each race night during the sprint car portion of the DIRTcar Nationals last week at Volusia Speedway Park. Brown qualified in the top three during each of the five nights at the unique fast oval that measures just less than a half mile. Press Releases 2/13
  • USCS)The 70’s rock band, Foreigner must have known Mark Smith was coming to race at Bubba Raceway Park this past weekend, cause they made a song, just for the occasion way back in 1978, “Double Vision” . That was what Fans and the other race teams got last weekend at BRP was a double vision of Mark Smith in victory lane in the USCS Winter Heat Rounds One and Two. USCS 2/13
  • Harli White)Harli White will kick off her 2018 campaign this weekend at the Ronald Laney Memorial King of the 360s. White and her CatSpot backed team are slated to tackle the marquee event, which is hosted by East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, Fla., Thursday through Saturday, for the second straight season. Press Releases 2/13
  • Tyler Thompson)Team Tapout Racing ended their first campaign on the Indoor Auto Racing Championship trail on a high note in Albany’s Times Union Center over the weekend as they not only battled up front in both TQ Midget mains, but also claimed victory in the Champ Kart portion of the program on Saturday evening. Press Releases 2/13
  • Derek Hagar)Derek Hagar can't wait to get back to the track this weekend when he and Witherspoon Racing will invade East Bay Raceway Park. The duo teamed up last weekend for a USCS Series doubleheader at Bubba Raceway Park. "We learned some things," Hagar said. "We used it as a test session. We came back and made some changes for East Bay this weekend." Press Releases 2/13
  • Alex Hill)Alex Hill is looking forward to putting last year behind her as she begins her 2018 racing season this weekend at the Ronald Laney Memorial King of the 360s hosted by East Bay Raceway Park. She and her family owned team will tackle the bullring in Tampa, Fla., Thursday through Saturday. It will offer an opportunity to prepare for the upcoming Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour schedule, which begins next month. Press Releases 2/13
  • Zane Hendricks)Zane Hendricks overcame a number of challenges to score a pair of top-10 finishes last weekend during the Sunshine State Midget Challenge with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League at Bubba Raceway Park. In his quest to run the full national tour this year, it was imperative for the Oklahoman to compete in the first point races in Florida. While a prior commitment prevented his father from hauling the car and being in attendance, arrangements were made to have veteran racer Brad Loyet transport the car to Florida and assist at the track. Those arrangements were scrapped the day before Loyet was scheduled to leave his shop near St. Louis. Press Releases 2/13
  • Greg Wilson)Greg Wilson is pleased with the opening round of his 2018 season. The Hercules Tires, DNC Hydraulics, Ohio Logistics and Gear Alloy Wheels backed team made it through the grueling DIRTcar Nationals last weekend without a failure, which is often the biggest obstacle during the first World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series event of the season because of the fast track and changing weather conditions. Press Releases 2/13
  • DirtStation.com has the perfect thing for your romantic Valentine's night in. Late Model USA On-Demand racing from Dirtstation.com. 50% off for a very limited time, just in time for Valentine's night. Use this link for your discount: http://bit.ly/2Eidosk 2/13
  • Column)Article from Richard Golardi: "Mark Smith – The King of Florida Speedweeks 360 Sprint Car Racing"Florida Open Wheel2/13
  • Dodge City Raceway Park KS)With the 2018 racing season at Dodge City Raceway Park rapidly approaching, Lubbock Wrecker Service has signed on as the title sponsor of the Second Annual DCRP 305 Sprint Car Nationals. The $3,000-to-win Second Annual Lubbock Wrecker Service DCRP 305 Sprint Car Nationals is set for June 15-16 atop the state-of-the-art 3/8-mile clay oval in Southwest Kansas. All Saturday, June 16, “A” Main starters will earn at least $600. Press Releases 2/13
  • Perris Auto Speedway CA)Perris Auto Speedway will be taking the next two weekends off but will return to action with the “SoCal Showdown,” featuring the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Cars and the USAC/CRA Sprint Cars, on March 3rd. The race, which will be the official 23rd season opener for the Riverside County speed plant, will be the only time fans will be able to see the Outlaws competing in the greater Los Angeles and San Diego areas in 2018. Press Releases 2/13
  • David Gravel)One of the most grueling racing seasons in all of motorsports begins each year in the state of Florida. The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series kicked off it's 2018 campaign at the Volusia Speedway Park near Barberville, Fl. David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team arrived a few days early in order to contest two nights of action with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil One. On the first night, which was completed on Wednesday, February 7th, Gravel won his heat race, finished 5th in the dash and marched from 10th to 3rd in the feature. Press Releases 2/13

Monday  February 12th 2018

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life. Charles Darwin

11:30pm

PRESS....

  • Photos)Shots by Hein Brothers from DIRTCar Nationals World of Outlaws 2018 40th season Night 2 & 3 at Volusia Speedway Park are in SpeedShotz2/12
  • Dirt Station)Enter the racing DVD give-a-way from Sports Plus Video! Visit https://gleam.io to enter today. No Purchase Necessary! 2/12
  • KSE Racing Products)2018 is off and running in the open wheel racing world, and nine time World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Champion, Donny Schatz put the world on notice after claiming four of five feature events during the DIRTcar Nationals in Barberville, FL. Running under the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions pres. by Mobil1 the first two nights, Schatz kicked off the DIRTcar Nationals by using his KSE Racing parts to score two feature events. Press Releases 2/12
  • Ian Madsen)Though the results didn’t quite stack up in Florida as Ian Madsen and KCP Racing hoped, the St. Marys, NSW driver is eager to continue to his first full season on the World of Outlaw Craftsman Sprint Car Series trail as the series now heads west. Press Releases 2/12
  • Seth Bergman)Seth Bergman nearly captured a pair of podium finishes during his opening event of the season last weekend at Bubba Raceway Park. Bergman powered from seventh to fourth place on Friday in a heat race to start the USCS Series doubleheader. That lined him up on the outside of the fourth row for the main event. Press Releases 2/12
  • Shawn Dancer)Shawn Dancer's offseason has finally concluded and he's looking forward to getting his sprint car back on the track. "We had a productive offseason," he said. "Kent Karhoff will be joining us again this year, which is a great thing. Cole is also coming back this season and he's been working really hard in the shop to get everything ready." Press Releases 2/12
  • Caleb Helms)Caleb Helms used four nights during the DIRTcar Nationals as a test session to prepare his team for the upcoming Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions season. "It always helps us during the All Star season when we head to Florida," he said. "It's a good time to knock the rust off and to learn what we can before the points season begins." Press Releases 2/12
  • Travis Rilat)Travis Rilat will make his sprint car season debut this weekend at one of his favorite events. Rilat and BDS Motorsports are slated to compete Thursday through Saturday at East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, Fla., for the Ronald Laney Memorial King of the 360s. It's an event that is named after one of Rilat's friends who passed away in 2002. Press Releases 2/12
  • Jordon Mallett)Jordon Mallett posted a pair of top-10 finishes last weekend during the opening USCS Series doubleheader of the season. "It seemed rough to us," he said. "We had a lot of issues Friday night. The brakes were dragging around the track. After hot laps we worked on it and thought we had it figured out. Then after the dash the body caught on fire and it burned up some lines." Press Releases 2/12
  • Dominic Scelzi)Dominic Scelzi is rejuvenated and excited to return to action this weekend during a World Series Sprintcars doubleheader. Scelzi and the Wormall Motorsport team will tackle Attwell Park Speedway in Albany, West Australia, Australia, on Friday before wrapping up the weekend with a race on Saturday at Quit Bunbury Speedway in Bunbury, West Australia, Australia. Press Releases 2/12
  • Trey Starks)Trey Starks is optimistic following his first-ever trip to the DIRTcar Nationals. The Gobrecht Motorsports driver ventured to Volusia Speedway Park to tackle five straight nights of competition at the fast oval last week. Starks advanced into the A Main during one of the two Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions shows and during two of the three World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series races. Press Releases 2/12
  • Jason Sides)Jason Sides is looking forward to a relaxing weekend at the Ronald Laney Memorial King of the 360s, which is hosted by East Bay Raceway Park this Thursday through Saturday. "One of our biggest sponsors, Kimball Wetherington of Wetherington Tractor Service, Inc., is based down there and supports the track and event so we always look forward to spending time with him," he said. "It's a laid back weekend where we go to have fun. Of course we want to win, too." Press Releases 2/12
  • Kyle Larson Racing)The Kyle Larson Racing team wrapped up five nights of racing at the annual DIRTcar Nationals Sunday night at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Fla. Shane Stewart competed in each night of racing - Wednesday and Thursday with the All Star Circuit of Champions (ASCoC) and Friday through Sunday with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series - and team owner, Kyle Larson, raced in three of the five nights of competition. Press Releases 2/12
  • Parker Price-Miller)Building off a strong start to the 2018 season at Bubba Raceway Park last weekend, Parker Price-Miller and Destiny Motorsports continued to run well at Volusia Speedway Park with the All Star Circuit of Champions and the World of Outlaws. Despite having some bad luck hamper his results, PPM was able to end his DIRTcar Nationals with a 10th place finish on Sunday night. Press Releases 2/12
  • Fremont Speedway OH)Fremont Speedway will put FAN in fantastic during “The Track That Action Built’s” 67th anniversary in 2018. Nearly every Saturday there will be activities for the track’s great fans in addition to the entertaining racing featuring the Fort Ball Pizza Palace 410 winged sprints; Fremont Federal Credit Union 305 winged sprints; Burmeister Trophy Dirt Trucks; and the McCullough Industries 602 Late Models. Press Releases 2/12
  • Dirt Track Heroes)The event staff of the Eleventh Annual Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Show continues to add the finishing touches on what will be another great event coming together as the past, present and future of auto racing joins forces together under one roof in Phillipsburg, New Jersey. The Dirt Track Heroes Car Show will be primed and ready to go when the doors of the Phillipsburg Mall swing open to welcome the return of the show on opening day set for Sunday, March 4th. The show encompasses the majority of the local short track scene and will continue its week long run through Saturday night, March 10th. Press Releases 2/12

2:00pm

PRESS....

  • GW Racing)Debuting at the end of the 2017 season in a couple of 305ci and 360ci races, GW Racing is set for a busy 2018 schedule that will see the team work with a handful of drivers competing up and down California with the Western States Race Saver 305’s. Press Releases 2/12
  • Max Stambaugh)Despite already making the trek to Florida once from his Elida, Ohio, home, “Mad Max” Stambaugh is about to do it again, this time joining a field of 360 cubic inch sprint cars for the 42nd Annual Winternationals at East Bay Raceway Park just outside of Tampa. Stambaugh will pilot the Terry Busche-owned, No. 16 sprinter during his East Bay visit. Press Releases 2/12
  • Danny Dietrich)Like many of the nation’s elite, “Double-D” Danny Dietrich kicked-off his 2018 campaign with a trip to the Sunshine State, entering a mixed schedule of Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 and World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series events at Bubba Raceway Park and Volusia Speedway Park between February 1-11. Press Releases 2/12
  • Cory Haas)It will be “business as usual” for Cory Haas and Trone Outdoor Motorsports in 2018, debuting a racing schedule comprised of 76 events stretched throughout much of Central Pennsylvania. Kicking-off the season with the annual “Icebreaker 30” at Lincoln Speedway, Haas and car owner, John Trone, molded their upcoming plans around regular action at Williams Grove Speedway and Lincoln Speedway, all while mixing in occasional visits to the Port Royal Speedway “Speed Palace” and BAPS Motor Speedway.Press Releases 2/12
  • Brent Marks)Kicking-off his second, full season on the road with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series, the “Myerstown Missile” Brent Marks joined the Greatest Show On Dirt at Volusia (Fla.) Speedway Park for the 47th Annual DIRTcar Nationals on February 9-11. Press Releases 2/12
  • Column)Article from Richard Golardi: "Dale Blaney – The ‘Crew Guy Experience’ " Florida Open Wheel 2/12
  • SCCT)The Sprint Car Challenge Tour presented by Elk Grove Ford and Abreu Vineyards is happy to welcome back All Star Performance as a contingency partner this season! The opening heat race will be presented by All Star Performance, who will hand out $250 worth of certificates to the top-four finishers in the opening heat each night! The certificates will be broken down as follows: $100 to the winner, $75 to second, $50 to third and $25 to fourth. Visit All Star Performance online at http://www.allstarperformance.com/ 2/12

 Sunday  February 11th 2018

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas A. Edison

10:00pm

RESULTS....

  • World of Outlaws)Donny Schatz is starting 2018 firing on all cylinders, which is bad news for the rest of the competition. Schatz fought off a pesky Brian Brown early in the race and held off charges from Sheldon Haudenschild and Brad Sweet late to capture his fourth win in five nights at Volusia Speedway Park. Schatz, who has won just about everything to win in Sprint Car racing, captured his first ever DIRTcar Nationals Big Gator Championship. DIRT/World of Outlaws2/11
  • Photos)Shots by Paul Arch, Steve Bischoff, & Dennis Krieger from DIRTCar Nationals World of Outlaws 2018 40th season Night 3 at Volusia Speedway Park are in SpeedShotz2/11

Saturday  February 10th 2018

When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor. Elon Musk

11:45pm

RESULTS....

  • Photos)Shots by Paul Arch, Steve Bischoff, Dennis Krieger & Hein Brothers from DIRTCar Nationals World of Outlaws 2018 40th season Night 2 at Volusia Speedway Park are in SpeedShotz2/10
  • New Smyrna Speedway FL)SSSS...1 #18 Shane Bulter 2 #5 Mickey Kempgens 3 #22 Johnny Gilbertson 4 #88 Sport Allen 5 #55 Tommy Nichols 6 #5s Brian Singros 7 #2 John Inman 8 #22x Johnnie Alexander 9 #85 Rex Hollinger 10 #J1 Michael Tharp 11 #44 Gary Wiggins 12 #555 Dylan Reynolds 13 #91 Troy Decaire 14 #4 Travis Bliemeister 15 #7 Clayton Donaldson 16 #56 Blake Rose 2/10
  • World of Outlaws)Clearly, Donny Schatz has a flair for the dramatic in 2018. After sweeping All-Stars competition with a pair of thrilling victories, Schatz excited the DIRTcar Nationals standing room only crowd once again Saturday night, exchanging slide jobs with Jason Johnson en route to his 250th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature victory. Johnson settled for second with Tim Shaffer, who rebounded from a nasty crash last night, completing the podium. DIRT/World of Outlaws2/10
  • USCS)Bubba Raceway Park FL A-Main (30 Laps) 1. m1-Mark Smith[1] ; 2. 23-Seth Bergman[5] ; 3. 14g-Coleman Gulick[14] ; 4. 21-Carson Short[16] ; 5. 3a-AJ Maddox[10] ; 6. 14c-Tyler Clem[13] ; 7. 14-Tony Stewart[17] ; 8. 24-Danny Martin Jr[2] ; 9. 99L-Larry Wight[8] ; 10. 14-Jordon Mallett[4] ; 11. 4-Danny Smith[12] ; 12. 5d-Zach Daum[19] ; 13. 10-Terry Gray[23] ; 14. 43-Terry Witherspoon[3] ; 15. 28-Tanner Thorson[11] ; 16. 2c-Wayne Johnson[15] ; 17. 43H-Derek Hagar[18] ; 18. 10B-Mitch Brown[22] ; 19. 83-Mark Ruel Jr[21] ; 20. 38-Tony Agin[7] ; 21. 82-Matt Kurtz[20] ; 22. 21k-Thomas Kennedy[9] ; 23. 7J-Joe Swanson[6]USCS 2/10
  • POWRi)After snagging the opening night of the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League's inaugural Sunshine State Midget Challenge at Bubba Raceway Park, Kevin Thomas, Jr. picked up where he left off, leading all 30 laps of the main event. This was Thomas, Jr.'s third victory with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League. 2/10

PRESS....

  • Chad Boespflug)What's better than a little fun in the sun? Chad Boespflug is looking to do just that, have "fun" in the sun as he has his sights set on making his 4th consecutive AMSOIL USAC Winter Dirt Games appearance at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida February 15th - 17th. Boespflug will return to the NineEight Motorsports #98 MAXIM Chassis to begin the AMSOIL USAC National tour in Florida. Howard Law has come on board as the primary sponsor of the NineEight Motorsports #98 for the Florida USAC Winter Dirt Games events. Press Releases 2/10
  • Williams Grove Speedway PA)Just one month remains until the 2018 season opener at Williams Grove Speedway on Sunday afternoon, March 11, featuring the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars. A 2 pm starting time is slated for the sprints-only program that will find the high-flying sprinters competing in a 25-lap main paying $3,600 to win.Central PA 2/10

     

1:50pm

RESULTS....

  • Premier Speedway AU)With more than 100 cars in the pits and with three feature events on offer, tonight’s racing at Sungold Stadium, Premier Speedway, Warrnambool always promised to produce and for Luke Weel it proved to be just that as he claimed Round 5 of the Wingless Sprint Super Series. Weel was joined on the podium by second place finisher Glenn Watts and Luke Storer who finished third. Race Results 2/10
  • Valvoline Raceway AU)16 lap rain shortened...1 #20N Troy Little 2 #7Q Robbie Farr 3 #21NS Jordyn Brazier 4 #57N Matt Dumesny 5 #22N James Thompson 6 #47N Marcus Dumesny 7 #32N Warren Ferguson 8 #43N Alex Orr 9 #48N Jackson Delamont 10 #5NQ Danny Reidy 11 #5V Max Dumesny 12 #7NS Callum Williamson 13 #52N Mark Attard 14 #2D Ben Atkinson 15 #58NS Cameron Ware 16 #6NS Matt Geering 17 #24N Blake Skipper 18 #57NS Brendan Scorgie 19 #6Q Steve Rowell 20 #18N Guy Stanshall 21 #16N Daniel Sayre 22 #78N Andrew Wright 23 #10N Luke Stirton 24 #53N Jessie Attard 2/10
  • Murray Bridge AU)Speedcars....1 #V97 Kaidon Brown 2 #W24 Dayne Kingshot 3 #W4 Alex Bright 4 #V10 Travis Mills 5 #Q22 Scott Farmer 6 #Q42 Hayden Williams 7 #S6 Harley Bishop 8 #U11 Dave Darland 9 #Q71 Troy Ware 10 #Q69 Nathan Smee 11 #N89 Braydan Willmington 12 #S7 Nick Rowe 13 #W14 Neville Lance 14 #N40 Gary Rooke 15 #S57 Robert Heard 16 #N78 Troy Jenkins 17 #V71 Domain Ramsey 18 #Q25 Anthony Chaffey 19 #S88 Todd Wigzell 20 #W12 Chris Telenta 21 #N51 Michael Stewart 22 #N13 Alfie Guadagnino 23 #Q98 Reid Mackay 2/10
  • Archerfield Speedway AU)1 #17 Luke Oldfield 2 #25 Andrew Scheuerle 3 #36 Mitchell Gee 4 #33 Callum Walker 5 #5 Peter Lack 6 #Q28 Allan Woods 7 #37 Geoff Ensign 8 #95 Ben Hilder 9 #90 Anthony Lambert 10 #44 Dan Murray 11 #Q69 Mick Sauer 12 #2 Brent Kratzmann 13 #32 Mitch Gowland 14 #66 Phill Foster 15 #8 Brock Dean 16 #4 Dave Whell 17 #78 Andrew Corbet 18 #94 Brett Minett 19 #22 Cody Maroske 2/10
  • Heartland Speedway AU)Sprintcar All Stars...Chris Solomon took out his first A Main win for the season last night in RD8 of the Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers All Star Series at Heartland Raceway. A calculated drive by Solomon after starting in P5 moving forward every lap until he was in a position to challenge for the lead. “I ran the early laps up high but after banging the wall several times I figured this wasn’t going to work so went down low. We started to figure the car out tonight which has taken us long enough but we finally got there.” Chris said at the Presentation. Race Results 2/10
  • Perth Motorplex AU)360 sprints...1 #57 Shaun Bradford 2 #11 Jason Kendrick 3 #77 Bradley Maiolo 4 #60 Kaiden Manders 5 #99 Jamie Maiolo 6 #51 Jamie Oldfield 7 #20 Ryan Lancaster 8 #40 Lisa Walker 9 #9 AJ Nash 10 #96 Aldo De Paoli 11 #79wx Tom Hooper 12 #87w Liam Dowling 13 #12wx Ray Leonard 14 #90wx Daniel Keen 15 #10 Andrew Priolo 16 #64 Paul Peet 17 #75 Ben Van Ryt 18 #44 Ben Ellement 19 #79 Scott Chatwin 20 #45 Daryl Clayden 21 #80 James Inglis 22 #67wx Luke Hughes 23 #52 Tom Payet 24 #55 Darren Mewett 2/10

PRESS....

  • Photos)Lots of shots by Paul Arch, Steve Bischoff & Dennis Krieger from DIRTCar Nationals World of Outlaws 2018 40th season opener at Volusia Speedway Park are in SpeedShotz2/10
  • Column)Article from Richard Golardi: "John Inman Races Today, Current Pavement Champ is Back" Florida Open Wheel2/10
  • CRASH PAD)Several Broken Backs have already happened this season !!! Racing with your tailbone belted firmly to the rigid bottom of your seat is asking for trouble !!! The CRASH PAD has The Right Stuff to absorb impact forces and Reduce your Risk of Spinal Injury. Race Smart! Race Ready! Order Now at http://www.802solutions.com/crash-pad-products/ 2/10
  • CJB Motorsports/Barry Jackson/David Gravel)“In response to questions as to why we covered the roll cage. We quite simply didn’t want this to be a social media spectacle for those to comment without knowing all the facts. I have since had other competitors look at the chassis so that we together can avoid how close this came to being really bad. In my opinion, the time has come for new rules and specs so that these cars can take the hard impacts they receive at the speeds we have today. We (builders) use the best tubing available, but sizes (thickness) may have to be re-evaluated moving forward. I have many friends who sit in these cars and do not want to see anyone compromised. I have invited the World of Outlaws officials to look at the chassis this evening, and also I invite any chassis builders to do the same. We have nothing to hide, we need to learn. Hopefully together we can make some changes and make these guys even more safe!” 2/10

1:00am

RESULTS....

  • POWRi)Kevin Thomas, Jr. claimed the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League’s opening night at Bubba Raceway Park in the inaugural Sunshine State Midget Challenge. Thomas, Jr.’s Florida victory was his second career with POWRi, his first coming back in 2015. Race Results 2/10
  • USCS)Bubba Raceway Park FL...A-Main - (25 Laps) 1. m1-Mark Smith[1] ; 2. 21-Carson Short[5] ; 3. 14c-Tyler Clem[15] ; 4. 28-Tanner Thorson[21] ; 5. 14TSR-Tony Stewart[19] ; 6. 7J-Joe Swanson[6] ; 7. 24jr-Danny Martin Jr[16] ; 8. 14m-Jordon Mallett[23] ; 9. 99L-Larry White[2] ; 10. 5d-Zach Daum[9] ; 11. 10-Terry Gray[22] ; 12. 43-Terry Witherspoon[18] ; 13. 10B-Mitch Brown[20] ; 14. 43h-Derek Hagar[7] ; 15. 23-Seth Bergman[8] ; 16. 38-Tony Agin[3] ; 17. 24d-Danny Sams III[11] ; 18. 14g-Coleman Gulick[4] ; 19. 3a-AJ Maddox[17] ; 20. 10h-Dustin Homan[12] ; 21. 47x-Dylan Westbrook[14] ; 22. 01-Shane Morgan[10] ; 23. 2c-Wayne Johnson[13]​ USCS 2/10
  • World of Outlaws)Sheldon Haudenschild passed race-long leader Paul McMahan on a Lap 27 restart to win his first career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature in thrilling fashion at the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. Haudenschild, in his first Outlaw start with the Stenhouse Jr.-Marshall Racing No.17, assumed the runner-up position with three laps remaining after Ian Madsen caught the rut in turn one and landed on his side. DIRT/World of Outlaws2/10

Friday  February 9th 2018

In consequence of inventing machines, men will be devoured by them. Jules Verne

12:45pm

PRESS....

  • Placerville Speedway CA)Season tickets for Placerville Speedway continue to be on sale! Keep in mind a season-pass allows fans to select a reserved seat for the year and features roughly a 20% discount as opposed to buying each night separate. To allow for processing, the deadline to purchase with a reserved seat is March 1. Press Releases 2/9
  • WSS)The Winlgess Sprint Series enters it’s third year of competition in 2018. The last two seasons Rob Lindsey has managed to best the field in the points table and is seeking his third straight championship. The upcoming schedule will feature thirteen races, over the months of April to September, at six different facilities in Oregon and Washington. Press Releases 2/9
  • Must See Racing)Must See Racing officials have confirmed that long-time sponsor 1-800-RADIATOR & AC will continue to support the series during the 2018 season. 1-800-Radiator & AC, one of the largest franchised automotive parts distributors in North America, will join the Must See Racing / Speed Sport MAVTV national television programming package as an in-car camera and driver showcase sponsor at select events in 2018. Press Releases 2/9
  • SOD)Engine Pro Sprints On Dirt presented by ARP Dirt will make a much-anticipated return to Berlin Raceway on Saturday, September 29th. Last year, Berlin Raceway hosted the SOD season finale, the COMP Cams Great Lakes Sprint Car Classic. Republic, Ohio’s Cap Henry drove his Lane Racing #4 to the win over Ryan Ruhl and Jordan Ryan before a huge, enthusiastic crowd. Press Releases 2/9
  • Column)Pat & Bruce Eckel have notes from Lucas Oil fenders at East Bay Raceway Park A Typical Weekend2/9
   

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