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Gene Marderness
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Mark Funderburk
Paul Trevino
Paul Arch
Max Dolder
Rick Rarer
Dick Ayers
Patrick Grant
Jeff Stephenson
Rob Kocak
Jeff Bylsma
Julia Johnson
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A Typical Weekend Pat & Bruce Eckel (IN/IL) 2/21 BillW's Knoxville News Bill Wright 2/13 Hoosier Race Report Danny Burton (IN) 2/4
Florida Open Wheel Richard Golardi 2/13 Tri-State Outlook Duane Hancock (OH/IN/MI) 9/5 From the Grandstand Ron Rodda (CA) 11/11


Logan Seavey Won both the Tues. night Feature and the make up Feature from Monday night at Volusia Speedway Park. With sweep of tonight's events, Logan Seavey is the DIRTCar Nationals USAC champion for 2024.    Max Dolder Photo


(TOP) Chauffeuring the BGE Dougherty Motorsports' DRE chassis, C.J. Leary runs the 1-Way Chevy to its limit as he backs it in through the Ocala's Bubba Raceway Park third turn. (TOP MIDDLE) The race that saw Chase Stockon, Kevin Thomas Junior, and Logan Seavey taking turns leading the 30 lap USAC Sprint A-Main with Leary (15x) following Seavey (57) as Leary makes his winning pass with two laps remaining. (MIDDLE) Blasting under the waving checkered flag on the rear two tires, Leary pops a wheelie winning the $6,000 first place prize. (BOTTOM MIDDLE) Posing in victory lane are (left to right) promoter Bubba the Love Sponge, and the top three finishing drivers, third place finisher Chase Stockon, winner C.J. Leary, and runner up Logan Seavey. (BOTTOM) Celebrating with their driver C.J. Leary are the pit crew of the BGE Dougherty Motorsports...........ANOTHER HEIN BROTHERS' "ACTION" PHOTOGRAPH

(TOP) Kicking up some clay into the first turn at Ocala's Bubba Raceway Park, Justin Grant uses the Kistler powers in the TOPP Motorsports' Maxim to its limit. (TOP MIDDLE) Slugging it out for the lead position early in the 30 lap USAC Sprint A-Main saw Chase Stockon (5s) attempting to hold off hard charger Justin Grant (4) with Grant nabbing the top spot by the second lap. (MIDDLE) From that point on, Grant held a firm grip to the top position leading every lap as he blasts across the finish line winning his third straight USAC Sprint A-Main at Ocala's Bubba Raceway Park. (BOTTOM MIDDLE) Posing with the track owner Bubba The Love Sponge are the top three finishers (left to right) runner up Logan Seavey, winner Justin Grant, and third place finisher Chase Stockon. (BOTTOM) Enjoying moment in victory lane are Justin Grant and his TOPP Motorsports crew as they celebrates their $6000 win...........ANOTHER HEIN BROTHERS' "ACTION" PHOTOGRAPH

Kyle Larson wins the High Limit preliminary feature and Tyler Courtney wins the $15,000 finale at East Bay Raceway Park FL Tuesday. Paul Arch Photo & Hosehead Photo

Aaron Reutzel with track promoter Al Varnadore wins night 1 and Austin McCarl wins night 2 of the King of 360's at East Bay Raceway Park FL   Hosehead Photos

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“Our car is lights out around here,” Grant exclaimed. "I feel like we’re about the same speed as everybody else early in the day, but by the time this place gets slick in feature time, this thing has been an absolute rocket ship.” Justin Grant winning  USAC Sprints at Ocala Speedway FL his 3rd time in a row

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame inductee Gene Marderness has been shooting at Dirt Tracks across America since the 60's. He has tons of great classic shots and we are going to post some here in Gene's Corner.

Sammy Swindell 1979 East Bay Nationals   Click image for larger view



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Ryan Timms wins $10,000 and  the King of 360's at East Bay Raceway Park FL   Hosehead Photo


Justin Grant won the 30 lap Amsoil USAC Winter games race Thur. night. This is his 3rd win in a row at Ocala Speedway. Top 3 L to R Bubba Clem promoter, 2nd Logan Seavey, winner Justin Grant and 3rd was Chase Stockon. CJ Leary won the Friday Amsoil USAC Winter Dirt games race at Ocala Speedway Max Dolder photo

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Wednesday February 21st         


The only people for me are the mad ones: the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who... burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow Roman candles.  Jack Kerouac



  • Placerville Speedway CA)Placerville Speedway is excited to welcome Berco Redwood/ Berry Lumber as its new title sponsor this season. The El Dorado County Fairgrounds venue is entering its 59th season of competition and year number nine under the leadership of Promoters Scott Russell and Kami Arnold of RMI. Press Releases 2/21

  • Must See Racing/SSSS)Bobby “The Kamikaze” Komisarski confirmed today that he will be participating in the Children’s Dream Fund 50’ March 2 at Citrus County Speedway in Inverness, Florida. The co-sanctioned event between the Must See Racing Sprint Series presented by Perfit-Parts and the BG Products Southern Sprint Car Shootout Series will pay the winner of the event $10,000. The event is aimed at bringing awareness to the Children's Dream Fund Organization. Press Releases 2/21

  • USAC)“We’re back to having fun again.” That’s Zach Daum’s modus operandi entering the 2024 USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship season as he intends to chase the full series schedule for the RAMCO Speed Group team based out of Texas.USAC 2/21

  • USAC)Thus far, throughout the first two months of 2024, Daison Pursley has already taken a CB Industries midget on a fascinating alphabet soup run at the Chili Bowl Nationals and also captured two of his three micro sprint starts for the team.USAC 2/21

  • Western PA Speed Week)The Schaeffer’s Specialized Lubricants Western PA Speedweek presented by J.S. Bova Excavating is proud to announce that over $100,00 in cash, bonus prizes, contingency awards, and product giveaways will be distributed during this summer’s five-race miniseries slated to take place from Wednesday, May 29th through Sunday, June 2nd. A pair of $4,000 to win shows, point fund payout of $13,500, and added bonuses highlight the destination week of racing that is remarkably ready to commence on its fourth consecutive year of racing. Press Releases 2/21

  • Speed Sport)Daison Pursley is set to wheel Chad Boat's No. 86 for the entire USAC midget schedule.https://www.speedsport.com/ 2/21

  • Speed Sport)"When you don’t win, the whole night is a failure." Justin Peck needed a break from the true-outlaw mentality this season, which is what led him to sign up for another championship chase with High Limit Racing . https://www.speedsport.com/ 2/21

  • Column)Pat & Bruce Eckel have their final column from Florida from Friday night at Ocala Speedway with USAC sprint cars. CJ Leary snuck by Logan Seavey with a few laps left to score his first USAC sprint win at Ocala in five years. Seavey and Chase Stockon rounded out the podium finish.A Typical Weekend2/21

  • Dominic Scelzi)Dominic Scelzi is returning to a Roth Motorsports No. 83 sprint car this weekend for a High Limit Racing event at Golden Isles Speedway. The Deuces Wild two-night show runs Thursday and Saturday at the dirt oval in Waynesville, Ga. Press Releases 2/21

Tuesday February 20th         


Sometimes that light at the end of the tunnel is a train.  Charles Barkley



  • High Limit)After a successful season-opening event at Florida’s East Bay Raceway Park, High Limit Racing’s inaugural national campaign continues this week with a trip to Georgia’s Golden Isles Speedway. Dubbed “Deuces Wild,” this three-day trip to the Waynesville, GA facility will bring fans the best of both worlds with High Limit Sprint Cars and the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sharing the stage. It’s all High Limit on Thursday for a $10,000-to-win, $1,000-to-start prelim, then the Lucas Oil Late Models shine on Friday, and finally both series race on Saturday with the High Limit finale paying $20,000-to-win, $1,500-to-start. High Limit 2/20

  • Ashton Torgerson)Getting back to his roots over the weekend, Ashton Torgerson climbed back aboard the family owned Micro 600 and picked up a pair of Top-5 finishes as he now turns his attention to the family owned Sprint Car this Saturday night. Press Releases 2/20

  • Jackson Motorplex MN)Heser Auto & Detailing will be a large supporter and the presenting sponsor of the Wyffels Hybrids RaceSaver Sprint Cars presented by Heser Auto & Detailing division at Jackson Motorplex this season. Press Releases 2/20

  • Kaleb Johnson)Kaleb Johnson will branch out to several new tracks this year as he continues to build his sprint car program. The only points racing planned is the 410ci winged sprint car division at Huset's Speedway in Brandon, S.D. Press Releases 2/20



  • World of Outlaws)Sage Fruit is upping the ante with the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars by sponsoring the 2024 National Open at Williams Grove Speedway and bringing fans closer to the drivers with the Sage Fruit Stage at multiple events.World of Outlaws 2/20

  • Sprintcars SA)This Saturday night (February 24) the 410ci Sprintcars will take to the revamped B&S Earthworks Timmis Speedway in Mildura for the first time as the Sprintcars SA Southern Shootout Series rolls into Mildura with 26 drivers from across Australia currently nominated. Not only will it be the first time that Sprintcars have raced the new configeration, it will be the first open Sprintcar event since the Col Beasley Classic in 2017, when Jamie Veal drove to victory. Press Releases 2/20

  • Must See Racing/SSSS)Veteran Florida pavement sprint car driver Scotty Adema is yet another entrant who has confirmed he will be a participant in the March 2 ‘Children’s Dream Fund 50’. The Citrus County Speedway event will pay $10,000 to win and will be co-sanctioned between the Must See Racing Sprint Series Presented by Perfit-Parts and the BG Products Southern Sprint Car Shootout Series. Adema will be driving for Charlie Norman Motorsports and will be a teammate with Troy DeCaire. Press Releases 2/20

  • Perris Auto Speedway CA)The Avanti Windows & Doors USAC/CRA Sprint Cars will open their 2024 season this Saturday, February 24th, at Perris Auto Speedway. Promoted by Don Kazarian, the 250th “home track” event will also feature the PAS Senior Sprint Cars, GAS Chassis PAS Young Gun Sprint Cars, PASSCAR Super Stocks, and PASSCAR Street Stocks. Located on the Lake Perris Fairgrounds at 18700 Lake Perris Drive in Perris, California, the Spectator Gates will open at 5:00pm and racing at "America's Premier Dirt Track" will start at 7:00pm. Press Releases 2/20

Monday February 19th         


I only make movies to finance my fishing.  Lee Marvin



  • Matt Westfall)It was a slow start to their 2024 campaign, but things hit high gear in a hurry, as Ray Marshall Motorsports and Matt Westfall raced on to highlight their first trip of the season with a top-ten at Ocala Speedway in Ocala, Florida, on Thursday, February 15, launching the USAC National Sprint Cars program with the 13th-quickest time (of 28 entries) and a heat race victory. Press Releases 2/19

  • Jeff Dyer)Sprint car racing California Highway Patrol Officer Jeff Dyer will kick off a busy season when the Avanti Windows and Doors USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series opens its 20th campaign this Saturday night, February 24th, at Perris Auto Speedway. Dyer will be returning to the track for the first time since he closed his 2023 season last October.Press Releases 2/19

  • USAC)Bryan Hulbert has been named the full-time lead announcer for USAC national racing in 2024. Hulbert’s role will encompass full coverage of each and every event on the Silver Crown, AMSOIL Sprint Car and NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship schedule on the track’s public address system as well as on FloRacing’s live stream of every race throughout the 2024 USAC national season. Originally hailing from New Mexico, but now residing in Oklahoma, Hulbert announced the first six races of the USAC season during the recent Winter Dirt Games XV series in February in Florida, having the opportunity to announce for an organization he has long held an affinity for since his youngest days as a race fan.USAC 2/19

  • Must See Racing/SSSS)Davey Hamilton Jr. is the latest ‘Children’s Dream Fund 50’ entrant, and it comes as no surprise. Hamilton Jr. and his Kirk Morgan Racing Team are based out of Tampa, Florida and have dominated nearly every Southern Sprint Car Shootout Series event they have participated in in the past two seasons. Hamilton Jr. was also the winningest pavement sprint car driver in the country in 2023. Press Releases 2/19

  • Port Royal Speedway PA)The anticipation is building for another exciting season Port Royal Speedway gears up for an adrenaline-fueled start to another year. Races this season include the Bob Weikert Memorial with High Limit Racing that this season pays $75K to the winner, the Tuscarora 50 that pays $57K, the Rumble by the River that pays $50K as well as the Speed Showcase $50K to the winner. There are also 9 races in the upcoming season that tout over $10K to the winner's share as well in the 2024 season. The Port Royal Speedway promises thrills, speed, and fierce competition that has become the standard at The Speed Palace. Central PA 2/19

  • Aaron Reutzel)It was a sound effort in the Sunshine State for Ridge & Sons Racing (RSR) and Aaron Reutzel, not only jump-starting their 2024 campaign with five nights of action at East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, Florida, but eventually capping their trip with a pair of top-fives, one of which a victory.Press Releases 2/19

  • Cory Eliason)It was a rocky start statistically, but Ridge & Sons Racing (RSR) and Cory Eliason made a lot of progress in their first-ever Florida campaign, not only kicking off their season with a four-race sweep against the Greatest Show On Dirt, but ultimately joining the High Limit Sprint Car Series in their season’s first program at East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, Florida.Press Releases 2/19

Sunday February 18th         


The era of gentleman racing drivers is ended.  Enzo Ferrari



  • Silver Dollar Speedway CA)The 70th Anniversary of the Mike Curb Gold Cup Race of Champions presented by Napa Auto Parts is scheduled for August 21 - 24. Starting today, fans can purchase their four-day tickets to this historic event located at the Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico by following this direct link https://silverdollar.ticketspice.com   Press Releases 2/18

  • Williams Grove Speedwsy PA)Williams Grove Speedway is just one month away from dropping the green flag on its 80th consecutive season of auto racing when the 2024 season opener for Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars takes to the track on Sunday, March 17 at 2 pm. The sprint cars will race for $5,500 to win in a 25-lap feature on opening day, presented by Hoosier. Central PA 2/18

  • Maddington Toyota Series)James Inglis has reduced the margin between himself and points leader Dayne Kingshott in the 2023-24 Maddington Toyota Sprintcar Series Championship. Heading into the round 13 bout at the Perth Motorplex on Saturday night, which was the final night of the Krikke Boys Shootout, Kingshott had a 34 point lead over the defending series champion. Press Releases 2/18

  • Must See Racing/SSSS)Rick Holley today announced he will be competing in the March 2 ‘Children’s Dream Fund 50’ at Citrus County Speedway in Inverness, Florida. Holley will be representing the Must See Sprint Series Presented by Perfit in the co-sanctioned event with the BG Products Southern Sprint Car Shootout Series. Press Releases 2/18

  • Keens Race Team AU)IT’S a feat that has only happened on a handful of occasions over the years, but in last night’s Krikke Boys Shootout for the Limited Sprintcars at the Perth Motorplex, the Keens Race Team brought home a 1-2 finish in the feature race. Press Releases 2/18

Saturday February 17th         

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Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.  Michael Jordan



  • Photos)Photos from East Bay Raceway Park FL final night of the Ronald Laney King of 360's by Steve Bischoff and USAC Sprints at Ocala Speedway Winter Dirt Games final night by Steve Koletar & Dick Ayers are in speedshotz 2/17

  • FloRacing)Prior to the Daytona 500, Kyle Busch indicated that he's open to driving a Sprint Car if the opportunity presents itself.https://www.floracing.com/2/17

  • World of Outlaws)A week ago, Sprint Car fans across the nation were left stunned.  The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars unleashed its first Sea Foam Qualifying session of the 2024 season at Volusia Speedway Park and when the final car took the checkered flag, it wasn’t one of the usual suspects laying down the fastest lap. Neither qualifying master David Gravel nor Carson Macedo stood atop the speed chart. That spot belonged to 16-year-old Landon Crawley.

  • Maddington Toyota Series AU)Jock Goodyer is the Krikke Boys Shootout champion for 2024. The Tasmanian, who won the 2023 Australian Sprintcar Championship at the Perth Motorplex, won another big race at the major WA venue on Saturday night, taking the 35-lap feature race win from Callum Williamson and new Australian champion Lachlan McHugh. Press Releases 2/17

Friday February 16th         


The important thing is to learn a lesson every time you lose. Life is a learning process and you have to try to learn what's best for you. Let me tell you, life is not fun when you're banging your head against a brick wall all the time.  John McEnroe



  • USAC)With heavy amounts of rain forecasted throughout the day, Saturday's USAC National Sprint Car event at Ocala Speedway has been canceled. Winter Dirt Games XV is complete. Next Race: Friday, April 5, at the Terre Haute Action Track 2/16

  • USAC)The last time C.J. Leary won at Florida’s Ocala Speedway, it wound up being a very good year. After parlaying a final night Winter Dirt Games victory in 2019 at Ocala into a USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship later that season, the Greenfield, Ind. racer hopes that 2024 will bear a much similar fruit. During Friday night’s Winter Dirt Games XV finale at the 3/8-mile dirt track, Leary took the right step in that direction by notching his first feature victory of the season, exactly five years to the day of his only other Ocala triumph, the significance of which wasn’t lost on Leary.USAC 2/16

  • East Bay Raceway Park FL)King of 360's Final Night 360 A Feature 1 (40 Laps): 1. 5T-Ryan Timms[14]; 2. 49X-Tim Shaffer[2]; 3. 88-Austin McCarl[1]; 4. 24D-Danny Sams III[10]; 5. 87-Aaron Reutzel[20]; 6. 28F-Davie Franek[4]; 7. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr[11]; 8. 47S-Cole Macedo[17]; 9. 45-Devon Borden[21]; 10. 24M-Terry McCarl[7]; 11. 71H-Max Stambaugh[12]; 12. 24-Danny Martin Jr[5]; 13. 9-Liam Martin[19]; 14. 23-Lance Moss[16]; 15. 43M-Mark Smith[23]; 16. 6S-Tyler Clem[9]; 17. 9P-Parker Price Miller[24]; 18. 7C-Phil Gressman[13]; 19. 3A-AJ Maddox[3]; 20. 47R-Eric Riggins Jr[8]; 21. 20-Justin Peck[6]; 22. 22-Riley Goodno[15]; 23. 2C-Wayne Johnson[22]; 24. 47-Dale Howard[18] Race Results2/16



  • Column)Pat & Bruce Eckel have their final column from the fabulous East Bay Raceway Park where we have enjoyed many a fine race at over the years and we will sorely miss the Clay By The Bay. This race was a great send off as it was a war out there for 30 laps with only one caution for everyone to catch their breaths. It was spun off in just eight minutes with Austin McCarl winning over Danny Martin Jr and Davey Franek. Wow!!!A Typical Weekend 2/16

  • Photos)Photos from USAC Sprints at Ocala Speedway by Steve Koletar are in speedshotz 2/16

Thursday February 15th         

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Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open.  John Barrymore



  • Photos)Photos from East Bay Raceway Park FL night 2 of the Ronald Laney King of 360's by Steve Bischoff are in speedshotz 2/15

  • USAC)Quite frankly, Florida’s Ocala Speedway has served all of Justin Grant’s banking needs throughout Winter Dirt Games XV. After three USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship feature victories in three starts this year, the 3/8-mile dirt oval has been a figurative ATM for Grant and his TOPP Motorsports/NOS Energy Drink – Bow Foundation – TOPP Industries/Maxim/Kistler Chevy.USAC 2/15

  • East Bay Raceway Park FL)King of 360's Night 2....A Feature 1 (30 Laps): 1. 88-Austin McCarl[6]; 2. 24-Danny Martin Jr[1]; 3. 28F-Davie Franek[2]; 4. 20-Justin Peck[12]; 5. 49X-Tim Shaffer[13]; 6. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr[8]; 7. 5T-Ryan Timms[19]; 8. 9P-Parker Price Miller[15]; 9. 44-Chris Martin[3]; 10. 47S-Cole Macedo[11]; 11. G6-Brandon Grubaugh[4]; 12. 47R-Eric Riggins Jr[14]; 13. 6S-Tyler Clem[9]; 14. 24M-Terry McCarl[20]; 15. 3A-AJ Maddox[7]; 16. 71H-Max Stambaugh[18]; 17. 24D-Danny Sams III[17]; 18. 7C-Phil Gressman[16]; 19. 34-Sterling Cling[22]; 20. 2C-Wayne Johnson[21]; 21. 22-Riley Goodno[24]; 22. 23-Lance Moss[23]; 23. 12S-Adyn Schmidt[5]; 24. 47-Dale Howard[10] Race Results2/15



  • Photos)Some photo of The Clay By The Bay are in speedshotz 2/15

  • Column)Pat & Bruce Eckel have their column from Monday's rainout from Volusia and Tuesday completion of the USAC sprint cars running double features on that evening. Logan Seavey continues his amazing streak adding more accolades to his resume by sweeping the two USAC sprint car features on Tuesday night for his first sprint wins of 2024 and his car owners, Abacus Racing, garnering their first two career USAC sprint wins in the same night. This sprint link could be the key to Seavey achieving the Triple Crown in USAC racing in 2024.A Typical Weekend2/15

  • Brock Zearfoss)Brock Zearfoss’ 2024 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series schedule is officially underway, but before the Jonestown, Pennsylvania, native can resume action with a return trip to Volusia Speedway Park on March 3-4, he’s first returning Down Under, set to rejoin car owner Sean Carren for a full Perth Motorplex slate on February 14, 16-17. Press Releases 2/15

Wednesday February 14th         

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Give me golf clubs, fresh air and a beautiful partner, and you can keep the clubs and the fresh air. Jack Benny



  • East Bay Raceway Park FL) King of 360's Night 1 A Feature 1 (30 Laps): 1. 87-Aaron Reutzel[8]; 2. 49X-Tim Shaffer[2]; 3. 45-Devon Borden[4]; 4. 24M-Terry McCarl[12]; 5. 20-Justin Peck[17]; 6. 28F-Davie Franek[13]; 7. 88-Austin McCarl[10]; 8. 3A-AJ Maddox[1]; 9. 9-Liam Martin[9]; 10. 24D-Danny Sams III[11]; 11. 6S-Tyler Clem[14]; 12. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr[21]; 13. 22-Riley Goodno[5]; 14. 23-Lance Moss[15]; 15. 47R-Eric Riggins Jr[3]; 16. 15-Ryan Turner[24]; 17. 43M-Mark Smith[7]; 18. 5T-Ryan Timms[20]; 19. 71H-Max Stambaugh[19]; 20. 7C-Phil Gressman[16]; 21. 47-Dale Howard[18]; 22. 92-Matt Kurtz[22]; 23. 9P-Parker Price Miller[23]; 24. 24-Danny Martin Jr[6] Race Results 2/14

  • Photos)Photos from East Bay Raceway Park FL 1st night Ronald Laney King of 360's by Steve Bischoff & I and Volusia Speedway USAC Sprints by Steve Koletar are in speedshotz 2/14



  • Thunder On The Hill)The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will open their thirty-fifth season on Tuesday night, May 28 when Levan Machine & Truck Equipment present the Rich Mar Florist High Limit 410 Sprints at Grandview Speedway. Defending race winner Rico Abreu of St Helena, California thrilled the crowd last year when he wrestled the lead away from NASCAR standout Kyle Larson and held off his late race challenge to win the first event High Limit Sprint Show in the Northeast.

  • Terry McCarl)Getting to Florida in February is a great escape from a frigid Iowa Winter. Not only is it a bit of a spring break, it also signifies the start of each racing season, and for Terry McCarl it has equated to immense success. Of the venues in Florida, one has been particularly kind to the Altoona, IA driver simply known as ‘T-Mac’ and that is Tampa, FL’s own East Bay Raceway Park. While McCarl is again primed to open his season back in Florida tonight, he does it with a bit of a heavy heart as this week’s Ronald Laney Memorial King of the 360ci event marks the final visit he will ever make to the famed speedway as it will shutter at season’s end. Press Releases 2/14

  • SpeedSport)Kyle Larson says, "It's not rigged." Watch out for Corey Day. Does the event format need to be tweaked? Here's our five takeaways from the High Limit opener...https://www.speedsport.com/2/14

  • Photos)Photos from High Limit East Bay Raceway Park FL Tuesday by Action Photos, Steve Bischoff, Paul Arch and Mark Funderburk are in speedshotz 2/14

Tuesday February 13th         


What good does it do to be afraid? It doesn't help anything. You better try and figure out what's happening and correct it.  Chuck Yeager



  • Column)BillW has notes from 2 High Limit features at East Bay Raceway Park FL BillW's Knoxville News2/13

  • USAC)Throughout the past few years, we’ve witnessed Logan Seavey accomplish a myriad of feats that have not been achieved by any other individuals in generations. In 2022, he became the first driver to win on all three USAC national season finales on dirt. In 2023, he captured two USAC national victories at two different tracks within a single day. Later that same season, he swept the USAC portion of the 4-Crown Nationals. The list goes on and on. On Tuesday night at Florida’s Volusia Speedway Park, Seavey added yet another astounding achievement to his ever-growing list. On this night, the Sutter, Calif. racer did something no other driver has done in more than 22 years – winning multiple USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship features in a single day.USAC2/13

  • High Limit)East Bay Racway Park FL...A Feature (30 Laps): 1. 7BC-Tyler Courtney[2]; 2. 14-Corey Day[6]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet[1]; 4. 26-Zeb Wise[9]; 5. 19-Brent Marks[7]; 6. 9P-Parker Price Miller[23]; 7. 55-Chris Windom[14]; 8. 5-Spencer Bayston[4]; 9. 1A-Jacob Allen[10]; 10. 5T-Ryan Timms[16]; 11. 88-Tanner Thorson[21]; 12. 13-Justin Peck[15]; 13. 83-Dominic Scelzi[3]; 14. 9-Kasey Kahne[11]; 15. 39M-Anthony Macri[20]; 16. 88X-Austin McCarl[12]; 17. 24-Rico Abreu[13]; 18. 8-Cory Eliason[26]; 19. 1-Brenham Crouch[25]; 20. 28M-Conner Morrell[19]; 21. 24D-Danny Sams III[17]; 22. 16T-Cole Macedo[8]; 23. 47-Dale Howard[24]; 24. 47R-Eric Riggins Jr[18]; 25. 87-Aaron Reutzel[22]; 26. 57-Kyle Larson[5] High Limit2/13

  • East Bay Raceway Park FL)Due to the forecast of bad weather on Saturday (Feb. 17), the schedule for the final events of the 2024 Winternationals has been moved ahead by a day. Racing for 360s and Mod Lites will now take place on Wednesday (Feb. 14), Thursday (Feb. 15) and Friday (Feb. 16) with the $10,000 to win “King of the 360s” contested on Friday night. The scheduled practice for Wednesday has been cancelled. Thursday tickets will be honored for the Wednesday show, Friday tickets will be honored for the Thursday show and Saturday tickets will be honored for the Friday show. All times remain the same. Grandstand ticket prices will be $20 for Wednesday, $25 for Thursday and $35 for Friday. Pit prices are $35 for Wednesday and Thursday. Pit admission is $40 for Friday. No tickets will be sold by phone.2/13


  • RPM Workshops)John McCoy of Knoxville, IA, who promotes the Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa was introduced as the 48th annual Auto-Racing Promoter of the Year this afternoon at the 51st Annual RPM@Daytona Workshops presented at the Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach, Florida, representing Region Five, the Midwest / Great Plains Region as part of the RPM balloting. Press Releases 2/123

  • Must See Racing/SSSS)Two-time Little 500 champion Jim Childers today confirmed that he is returning to pavement sprint car racing after a 22-year hiatus. He will make his return during the Children’s Dream Fund 50 at Citrus County Speedway in Inverness, Florida March 2. The $10,000 to win event will be a co-sanctioned race between the Must See Racing Sprint Series Presented by Perfit and the BG Products Southern Sprint Car Shootout Series. Press Releases 2/13

  • Joel Myers Jr)After going undefeated with the War of the Wings Series and claiming the 2023 series title in convincing fashion, Joel Myers Jr needed some late race heroics on Saturday evening to defend his crown and he did just that as he made a brilliant move to net his third win of the year and capture another crown. “I have never quite won a race like that on the last lap, so to do it and capture a title at the same time is really special and something I will always remember,” Joel Myers Jr said. “I actually got turned with about 10-laps left in the race, and I thought it may have taken us out of contention.’ Press Releases 2/13

  • NARC)After several years of hard work and success racing with the Hunt Wingless Tour, Jarrett Soares will be making a comeback to NARC 410 sprint car racing. NARC 2/13



  • Photos)Photos from High Limit East Bay Raceway Park FL before the rain by steve Bischoff and Volusia Speedway USAC by Steve Koletar are in speedshotz 2/13

  • Inland Rigging)Inland Rigging Sprint Car team owners Tom and Christy Dunkel are pleased to announce that star sprint car drivers Austin Williams and Eddie Tafoya Jr. will drive for the Menifee, California-based team during the 2024 season. Williams, who ranks seventh on the all-time USAC/CRA victory list with 11 triumphs, has his eyes firmly affixed on the 2024 title in the series. Tafoya, who was the 2018 Perris Auto Speedway Young Guns Sprint Car champion and the 2019 USAC/CRA Rookie of the Year, will run an Inland Rigging car full-time in the new USCS Series. One of his competitors for that crown will be Dunkel who will race in all of the USCS events and run a partial schedule in USAC/CRA. Press Releases 2/13

  • Brian Brown)The 2024 season is officially underway for “Blackjack” Brian Brown and Brian Brown Racing, and although the reigning Tuscarora 50 and 360 Knoxville Nationals champion was unable to claim victory in his opening week of competition, he did the next best thing - scoring multiple top-tens, a top-five included, against the Greatest Show On Dirt. Press Releases 2/13

  • Column)Article and Photo from Richard Golardi "Florida Legend Jim Childers Plans Return to Racing at Age 80" Florida Open Wheel2/13

  • ASCS)For the first time since 1998, the American Sprint Car Series returns to South Texas Race Ranch in Corpus Christi, Texas on March 1-2 to begin the 2024 National Championship season. Hosting three races in series history at was formerly known as South Texas Speedway, Garry Lee Maier picked up each of those victories. ASCS 2/13

Monday February 12th         


I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.  Abraham Lincoln



  • High Limit)After a strong rain storm, Monday's High Limit Racing opener has been postponed to Tuesday afternoon - scheduled to be completed with Hot Laps beginning at 4pm then into the Monday C-Main, Dash, B-Main, and A-Main before the Tuesday program begins. If you have a wristband (pit pass or reserved seat) from Monday, keep it! You'll need that to get into the first show of the day. General admission tickets will be FREE for the completion of the first show, but pit passes must be bought. With Monday's event being completed, refunds are not available.High Limit 2/12

  • USAC)After receiving heavy continuous rain with thunderstorms in the area and more on the way at Volusia Speedway Park, officials have concluded Monday’s DIRTcar Nationals program with the safety of teams and fans in mind. By completing the Elliott’s Custom Trailers & Carts Semi-Feature for the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship and the DIRTcar Late Models, Monday’s program is deemed complete. However, to make sure drivers and fans still get the shows they came for, Monday’s USAC Sprint Car Feature is being moved to the Tuesday, February 13 program and Monday’s DIRTcar Late Model Feature is being moved to Wednesday, February 14. USAC2/12

  • Photos)Photos from High Limit East Bay Raceway Park FL before the rain by Paul Arch & I are in speedshotz 2/12

  • High Limit)Multi-Platinum chart-toppers Whiskey Myers have joined the soundtrack of the 2024 High Limit Racing season, with the genre-bending band signing on as the sponsor of Whiskey Myers Victory Lane.  With the lyrics “Put me back in the saddle out on the road; The way I make a livin’ is the only way I know,” epitomizing the spirit behind High Limit Racing, Whiskey Myers’ high-energy song “The Wolf” will be the official victory song played as the victor rolls into Whiskey Myers Victory Lane each race night. Check out the full version of the song on High Limit Racing’s Spotify Playlist (a “clean” version will be used in all FloRacing broadcasts and at-track). High Limit 2/12

  • Donny Schatz)It was a productive week in the Sunshine State for Donny Schatz and Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing, not only activating the 2024 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season with Volusia Speedway Park’s annual DIRTcar Nationals, but simultaneously padding the early season stat chart, eventually concluding the four-day event with four-straight top-tens, securing a top-five, as well as a Hard Charger Award, in the process.Press Releases 2/12

  • David Gravel)The opening weekend of the season was a success for Big Game Motorsports and driver David Gravel. The team captured its first World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series victory of the year and produced three top fives during the four-race Federated Auto Parts DIRTcar Nationals hosted by Volusia Speedway Park. That was good enough to garner the big gator trophy as the event champion for the second time in the last three years. Press Releases 2/12

  • Column)Pat & Bruce Eckel have their column from the second night of the USAC National sprint cars at Ocala Speedway where Justin Grant made it two straight passing Kevin Thomas Jr with ten to go. Grant got his 47th career USAC sprint win in the process tying him for fourth on the all-time list with NSCHOF member, Tracy Hines. Thomas and Logan Seavey rounded out the podium finish.A Typical Weekend2/12

Saturday February 10th         


Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.  Albert Einstein



  • Photos)Shots by Steve Koletar & Paul Arch from Ocala Speedway USAC, Mark Funderburk & Action Photos from Volusia Speedway Park FL World of Outlaws DIRTCar Nationals Night 4 are in speedshotz 2/10

  • Column)BillW has notes from night 2 of Ocala Speedway FL USAC Sprints BillW's Knoxville News2/10

  • High Limit)The Frozen Farmer, a farm-to-table ice cream and sorbet company, proudly presents the Frozen Farmer Choose Cone for the entirety of the 2024 High Limit Racing season. Frozen Farmer pint replicas have been stacked to create the custom “cone” that will be in action during every High Limit Racing feature event. Starting at East Bay Raceway Park for the series’ season opener on February 12 and 13, the Frozen Farmer Choose Cone will be placed on the track surface during caution periods in the feature event, with the exception of any cautions with 10 laps remaining. The Frozen Farmer Choose Cone allows drivers to choose the inside or outside lane for the ensuing restart. High Limit 2/10

  • Column)BillW has notes from Ocala Speedway FL USAC Sprints BillW's Knoxville News2/10



  • USAC)One night after moving into the top-five on the all-time USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship feature win list, Justin Grant rose even higher in the record books during Saturday’s second round of Winter Dirt Games XV at Florida’s Ocala Speedway. Starting fourth for the second consecutive program, Grant (Ione, Calif.) blitzed past Kevin Thomas Jr. with 10 laps remaining to earn his second victory in as many nights, this one worth $7,500, behind the wheel of the TOPP Motorsports/NOS Energy Drink – Bow Foundation – TOPP Industries/Maxim/Kistler Chevy. USAC2/10

  • World of Outlaws)Sheldon Haudenschild can’t help but make any race he wins exciting. Whether he’s leading the whole race and slicing through traffic or he’s working his way through the field, Haudenschild never fails to send thrills through the stands. And Saturday night at Volusia Speedway Park with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars was no different. World of Outlaws 2/10

  • Showtime Speedway FL)Kyle O’Gara led wire-to-wire to win his second ‘Dave Steele 125’ victories in the past 3 years Saturday night at Showtme Speedway. He took the lead at the drop of the green flag and never looked back en-route to the $5000 payday in the 125-lap race. O’Gara stated from the pole position due to his fast tme in qualifications and a straight up start. 14-year-old Colton Bettis challenged O’Gara in the early laps for the race and even got beside him on several occasions but was never able to make a successful pass. Bettis eventually fell on behind O’Gara. Race Results 2/10

  • Top Gun)Hendry County FL....A Feature (25 Laps): 1. 6S-Tyler Clem[4]; 2. 116-Nick Snyder[2]; 3. 23-Lance Moss[3]; 4. 28F-Davie Franek[11]; 5. 9-Liam Martin[5]; 6. G5-Gunnar Setser[6]; 7. 15-Ryan Turner[9]; 8. 3-Dennis Misuraca[12]; 9. 10-Terry Gray[10]; 10. 14-Danny Jones[8]; 11. 28-Jeff Willingham[1]; 12. 41-Luke Hill[14]; 13. 20C-Tyler Porter[15]; 14. 1NY-Mark Reynolds[16]; 15. (DNF) 97-Dustin Burtron[13]; 16. (DNF) 82-Garrett Green[7] 2/10



  • Jim Kline)Jim Kline passed away Saturday morning February 10th after his battle with brain cancer. Jim and his wife Sand Kline have been together for 44 years, and have long been big supporters of Sprint Car racing. They met at the races, and kept their interest in the sport over the years. Success with their business, J and S Fabrication and later J & S Classics, allowed the husband and wife team the opportunity to become heavily involved in the sport. First as a sponsor for fellow husband and wife owners Gary and Patty Beam with drivers Maynard Yingst and Todd Shaffer. Then with neighboring business owner Dale Hammaker and his 358 Sprint team. In 2001 Jim and Sandy began fielding a 358 Sprint Car for their 16 year old son Dean. Dean would win his first race on August 8 that year. Dean decided to step away from the driver’s seat less than a year later. Darren Eash then became the next driver to fill the seat of the Kline Sprinter. He won seven times with the 358 sprint in 2002, and once more in 2003 before the team moved to the 410 Sprint class. He also won with the 410 that season. The next year Darren was injured, and Kenny Jacobs was hired to fill the seat in the Kline machine. Kenny won three times with the team but didn’t return for 2005. That season found Jason Johnson driving the Kline Sprinter to five wins. For 2006 Fred Rahmer took over the controls of the Kline mount, and won 12 times. Then at the very end of the season Rahmer was replaced by Greg Hodnett, who would stay with the Kline's for the rest of their car owning years. By the time the Kline's stepped away from ownership at the end of the 2010 season Hodnett had scored 34 wins in the well known yellow #22 racer. While they stepped away from ownership after the 2010 season the Jim and Sandy kept involved, again through race car sponsorship including the Hammaker 358 team and the Macri family 410 team. They have also become involved with a weekly award at Port Royal Speedway, and in recent years have taken over title sponsorship of the Central PA Sprint Car Series Championship. Jim Kline's passion for the sport of sprint car racing is unmatched through his support as a sponsor and car owner. He will surely be missed at the Central Pennsylvania tracks but he will leave a memory behind that none of us will ever forget. He is survived by his wife Sandy Mullen-Kline, his son Dean Kline, his two grandsons Logan and James as well as his two sisters and brother. Prayers are with the Kline Family. Thanks for everything Jim and Rest In Peace 2/10

  • Port Royal Speedway PA)Today, our racing family mourns the loss of a true pillar, Jim Kline who passed away this morning following his battle with brain cancer. With heavy hearts, we honor the enduring legacy of a car owner and sponsor whose passion for the sport knew no bounds. Kline's presence at the track has and will continue to make a significant impact. His dedication to teams and his generous support to racing breathed life into our events, and leaving an undeniable mark on our hearts. As we bid farewell to Jim Kline, we reflect on the profound impact he had on each of us. He is survived by his wife Sandy Mullen-Kline, his son Dean Kline, his two grandsons Logan and James as well as his two sisters and brother. His absence leaves a void that can never be filled, but his memory will live on here at Port Royal Speedway.2/10

  • Photos)Loads of shots by Steve Koletar from Ocala Speedway USAC, Pat Grant, Paul Arch, Mark Funderburk, Action Photos & I from Volusia Speedway Park FL World of Outlaws DIRTCar Nationals Night 3 are in speedshotz 2/10

  • Column)Pat &  Bruce Eckel have their column from Friday's action at Volusia Speedway Park where the WOO sprints and UMP modifieds did battle. Tyler Courtney stole the win from Rico Abreu on the final corner of the final lap diving low to edge Abreu for his first Volusia win with Brad Sweet completing the podium finish.A Typical Weekend 2/10

  • High Limit)After an off-season filled with immense anticipation, the inaugural nationwide campaign for High Limit Racing is set to begin this Monday and Tuesday, February 12-13 at Tampa, FL’s East Bay Raceway Park. For fans, tickets are still available for purchase at https://bit.ly/4b1Ov3N. Keep in mind, if you pre-purchase a Reserved seat you can claim a free pit pass upgrade at the track and you will be entered for a chance at the DURST Dice Roll. High Limit 2/10

  • Roth Motorsports)Spending the American winter competing in his native Australia, travel issues will keep James McFadden from returning to the United States as scheduled ahead of next week’s High Limit Racing season opening event. While McFadden will be absent, Roth Motorsports will still be on hand as Fresno, CA driver Dominic Scelzi will take his place. Press Releases 2/10



  • Maddington Toyota Series AU)Jock Goodyer claimed the Barbagallo Mr Sprintcar Nationals at the Perth Motorplex on Saturday night which also doubled as round 12 of the 2023-24 Maddington Toyota Sprintcar Series. The former Australian champion started from pole in the 35-lap feature race and crossed the line ahead of newly-minted Australian champion Lachlan McHugh, with the margin being just 0.078 of a second. The two combatants, and good mates, traded blows and raced side by side, lap after lap in the latter stages in a bid to claim the $30,000 winner’s cheque up for grabs.Race Results 2/10

  • USAC)Justin Grant’s winning performance wasn’t exactly how he drew it up, so to speak, during Friday night’s USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship season opener at Florida’s Ocala Speedway. In fact, once Grant took the lead from Brady Bacon five laps from the finish line, he would rather have just driven away scot-free to victory while not having to dwell on any mixed feelings about a subsequent victory celebration.USAC 2/10

  • World of Outlaws)You can’t ever give up in Sprint Car Racing. Action happens so fast all over the track that a driver’s outlook can change in an instant. And that’s exactly what happened on Friday night to send Tyler Courtney to World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Victory Lane. Courtney chased after race-long leader Rico Abreu for nearly all 25 laps at Volusia Speedway Park. He’d come close to Abreu multiple times, but the chance at a win appeared gone as the checkered flag began to wave. But in the final corner Abreu tripped on the huge cushion, and Courtney capitalized on the bottom to roll right on by. World of Outlaws 2/10

  • High Limit)Drivers and fans alike can expect an even more revved up race night experience at tracks across the country, thanks to a newly announced partnership between High Limit Racing and Musco Lighting. As part of its inaugural national tour, High Limit Racing will feature events at 39 venues across the country, nearly half of which either currently feature, or will soon feature Musco’s state-of-the-art lighting systems. This partnership will help ensure that future events continue to provide the best possible light quality for drivers and fans. High Limit 2/10

  • USCS)Rained out at Southern Raceway FL Friday 2/9.  2/10

  • Column)BillW has notes from Ocala Speedway FL USAC Sprints BillW's Knoxville News2/10

Friday February 9th         


When I wake up every morning, I smile and say, 'Thank you.' Because out of my window I can see the mountains, then go hiking with my dog and share her bounding joy in the world. Carole King



  • Column)Pat & Bruce Eckel have their column from last night's visit to Aurburndale Speedway, a 1/4 mile asphalt oval, where the TQ midgets nineteen strong did battle with Pennsylvania's Josh Patterson fending off New Yorkers, Kyle Hutchinson and Andy Jankowiak, for the win.A Typical Weekend 2/9

  • Sprint Car Unlimited)Jeremy has another edition of the Sprint Car Unlimited Deep Dive on YouTube. High Limit Racing Competition Director Mike Hess. https://www.youtube.com 2/9

  • Photos)Shots by Steve Koletar from Ocala Speedway USAC, Paul Arch, Mark Funderburk, Action Photos & I from Volusia Speedway Park FL World of Outlaws DIRTCar Nationals Night 2 are in speedshotz 2/9

Thursday February 8th         


If a man can bridge the gap between life and death, if he can live on after he's dead, then maybe he was a great man.  James Dean



  • World of Outlaws)All through the off-season David Gravel made it clear he had one goal in mind for 2024 – a World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car championship. Three consecutive runner-up finishes in the points have continued to build his hunger. He’s ready to make that step. And it took him only two races in the season to make an early statement that he intends for 2024 to be his year. World of Outlaws 2/8

  • Column)BillW has notes from Volusia Speedway Park WoOBillW's Knoxville News  2/8


  • World of Outlaws)The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will bring the best Sprint Car drivers in the country to Kennedale Speedway Park for the first time, March 8-9. The doubleheader weekend will be the Series' first Texas stop of 2024, boasting two $12,000 to win Feature races.  World of Outlaws 2/8

  • World of Outlaws)NOS Energy has extended its partnership with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series in a multi-year deal that will make it the Series’ longest running title sponsor. The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series welcomed NOS Energy as its title sponsor in 2019 and extended the partnership only a couple years later. With the new deal, NOS Energy will surpass Pennzoil’s previous six-year span as the Series’ longest running primary partner. World of Outlaws 2/8

  • Must See Racing/SSSS)Arie Luyendyk Jr. is the latest ‘Childrens Dream Fund 50 ‘entrant. Luyendyk confirmed today his plans to compete in the March 2, 2024, event at Citrus County Speedway in Inverness, Florida. The event is a co-sanctioned race between the Must See Racing Sprint Series Presented by Perfit and the BG Products Southern Sprint Car Shootout Series that will pay $10,000 to win. Press Releases 2/8

  • USAC)Kevin Thomas Jr. and Rock Steady Racing’s first night out in 2024 went just about as smooth as you can ask for. The Cullman, Ala. driver who won at Ocala in 2021 timed in with a best lap of 13.796 seconds during Thursday night’s open practice with the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship at Florida’s Ocala Speedway. The three-hour session was the final preparation prior to the opening two races of the series season on Friday-Saturday, February 9-10, at Ocala’s 3/8-mile dirt oval. USAC 2/8



  • Column)Article and Photos from Richard Golardi "Dave Steele’s Amazing USAC Racing History" Florida Open Wheel2/8

  • Photos)Shots by Paul Arch, Jim Collum (Action Photos) & Pat Grant from Volusia Speedway Park FL World of Outlaws DIRTCar Nationals Night 1 are in speedshotz 2/8

  • SpeedSport)Prior to Wednesday night, Landon Crawley had never started a World Of Outlaws sprint car feature, had only attended five or six races as a fan and had "hardly even been in the pits at one." Now, all of that's changed for the 16-year-old.https://www.speedsport.com 2/8

  • Column)Pat & Bruce Eckel have their column from the fender side of East Bay Raceway Park FL A Typical Weekend 2/8

  • Sprint Car Unlimited)We break down the World of Outlaws season opener at Volusia Speedway with Sportsnaut's Matt Weaver. It's posted free on our YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/Thank you to Matt for being a part of it. 2/8

  • USAC)Brady Bacon and Billy Lawhead have a long history dating back nearly 30 years. They both grew up watching their fathers, Ronnie Lawhead and Leon Bacon, race in the Tulsa, Okla. area. They traveled and raced together in their early teens and also competed against each other in micro sprints. Simply put, both men have enjoyed a successful motorsports career. USAC 2/8

  • RaceFaceTV)Lost in the shuffle of Wednesday night’s season opener for the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series was the addition of a 12th full-time, platinum driver this year.https://raceface.tv/2/8

  • Wiseman Motorsports AU)Wiseman Motorsport is excited to announce that they will expand to a two-car team for the upcoming season, with Cameron Jaenke joining team owner Kyle Wiseman for the 2024 season in Wingless Sprints. Press Releases 2/8

  • LS Sprintcar AU)A cost-effective way of getting involved in Sprintcar racing is building momentum throughout the east coast of Australia, and one of those leading the charge is North Queensland-based team owner and engine man Leigh Holman. The Cairns-based Holman, who started his Sprintcar racing career during the 1980s up until he stepped away from the sport in the early 2000s before returning in recent years, firstly as a driver, and then as a team owner, enthuses that the LS-engine Sprintcar concept has refreshed his interest and he’s aiming to spread the word over the affordability and performance to get into Sprintcar racing. For many that may have felt Sprintcars are off limits, this is a great way of getting people involved in Sprintcar racing. Press Releases 2/8

  • Saller Motorsport AU)THE Saller Motorsport team is aiming to build further momentum competing on the Australian 410 Sprintcar scene after recently winning the country’s biggest race - the Grand Annual Classic at Warrnambool’s Premier Speedway in Victoria with American import Aaron Reutzel. Press Releases 2/8

  • Brody Roa)Veteran Southern California sprint car racer Brody Roa is teaming up with Taft, California car owner Jayson May for the 2024 season. The team will launch its campaign on March 2nd at the Ventura Raceway in the inaugural race of the USCS Sprint Car Series. The combo first got together in September of 2020 and won the first time out in a CAS race at Central Arizona Speedway. Since that time, they have competed in several events collectively. However, the upcoming race at Ventura will be their first time teaming up since the 2022 Turkey Night Grand Prix on the same ocean-side oval.Press Releases 2/8

Wednesday February 7th         


You can't succeed if you don't know what losing is.  Garth Brooks



  • World of Outlaws)Brad Sweet loves to go gator hunting at Volusia Speedway Park. The five-time and reigning World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car champion consistently contends for the win whenever visiting the Barberville, FL oval. And Wednesday night proved to be no different when The Greatest Show on Dirt unleashed its 47th season. Sweet led all 25 laps as the Federated Auto Parts DIRTcar Nationals kicked off the World of Outlaws campaign to bank a $12,000 payday. “The Big Cat” started on the pole in the Kasey Kahne Racing #49 and held off a strong challenge from Tyler Courtney to make his 91st trip to Victory Lane with the Series.  World of Outlaws 2/7



  • Photos)Shots from Volusia Speedway Park FL World of Outlaws tonight are in speedshotz 2/7

  • High Limit)Cometic Gasket, the leading worldwide supplier of gaskets and engine sealing solutions for championship-winning race teams, understands that it takes a team to win races. Starting with the 2024 season, Cometic will honor the leader of High Limit Racing teams, the crew chief, with both a Cometic Gasket Crew Chief of the Month award and a season-ending Cometic Gasket Crew Chief of the Year award.High Limit2/7

  • World of Outlaws)Sea Foam is taking its partnership with the World of Outlaws to the next level in 2024 by sponsoring Qualifying and Engine Heat each race night. Fans will see Sea Foam mentioned as the entitlement sponsor for both moments of the race night during World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series and World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Model Series events. World of Outlaws 2/7

  • Showtime Speedway FL)Showtime Speedway is set to host the fifth annual ‘Dave Steele 125’ this weekend capped off with a 125-lap non-wing sprint car feature event that will pay the winner $5000 and one of the nicest trophies in all of pavement sprint car racing. The event will also help determine the overall Dave Steele Sprint Car Championship winner based off a three-race points accumulation that also includes last weekend’s twin 35-lap Dave Steele Winged Weekend events. Press Releases 2/7

  • Must See Racing/SSSS)Troy DeCaire is the latest ‘Children’s Dream Fund 50’ entrant confirmed by Decaire himself and Charlie Norman Motorsports owners Danielle and Chaz Hambling on Tuesday afternoon. DeCaire will be piloting a Hurricane Chassis with a 410 engine for this race. Press Releases 2/7



  • World of Outlaws)Racing doesn’t start until Wednesday, but the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars hit the track Tuesday night for Federated Auto Parts DIRTcar Nationals practice. Nearly 40 cars unloaded in the Volusia Speedway Park pit area to get their rides dialed in for the start of 2024. Three practice sessions set the stage for who to potentially expect to compete for the Big Gator championship. World of Outlaws 2/7

  • Western PA Speedweek)Western PA Speedweek along with Lernerville Speedway are proud to introduce the Jean Lynch Classic presented by Rustler Sales & Service as the cornerstone event of the 2024 Western PA Speedweek for the ‘410’ sprint car division. The $4,000 to win, $350 to start event on Friday, May 31st will mark the highest paying speedweek race since the 2021 reincarnation.Press Releases 2/7

  • Central AZ Raceway)Central Arizona Raceway was the place to be for Arizona Sprint Car Fans Last Saturday night as the Sands Chevrolet/ Beaver Stripes/ Sunoco Race Fuels Wild West Sprint Car Series Blasted their Season Opener with a full field of 21 entries with some of Arizona’s biggest names in Sprint car racing! Press Releases 2/7

  • Sydney International Speedway AU)Sydney International Speedway onsdetpSrot5lugf3mfft1ia14259l6u2u3ll0glu33f1ih1u10mmaha6mf8 Track preparation continues for the return of competitive speedway racing at Eastern Creek this March. We’re getting ready with practice sessions this month before we kick off official racing as part of the existing national race schedule. Four race nights will be held between March and May 2024 to close out the 2023 racing season with the first one kicking off Saturday 23 March. The race dates are: Saturday 23 March 2024 Saturday 20 April 2024 Saturday 11 May 2024 Saturday 25 May 2024 We’re also excited to have extended the season into May and are looking forward to welcoming back racers and fans to Eastern Creek to celebrate the return of racing. Dates are subject to authority approvals and inclement weather.2/7

  • Aaron Reutzel)Like so many others in the open wheel world, Ridge & Sons Racing (RSR) and Aaron Reutzel will flock south for the winter, or for at least a week, as the team prepares to debut their all-new Folkens Brothers Trucking, STC, B And L Holdings, No. 8 sprinter in a week-long takeover of East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, Florida.Press Releases 2/7

  • Syracuse Motorsports Expo)Preparations are well underway for the 35th running of the Syracuse Motorsports Expo which will be held on March 9th and 10th at the New York State Fairgrounds Center of Progress Building. In an exciting announcement, DOT Foods Inc. has come aboard to be the title sponsor of the 2024 Expo. Press Releases 2/7

  • DaxStreet)Toyota Introduces Its 2024 Driver Development Lineup https://daxstreet.com/ 2/7

Tuesday February 6th         


Don't compromise even if it hurts to be yourself.  Toby Keith



  • USAC)The 2024 USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship season will contain a 10-race “series within a series” held in memory of one of the series’ all-time greats. The third edition of the Bubby Jones Racing Master of Goin’ Faster presented by Spire Sports + Entertainment series will encompass 10 events on the USAC National Sprint Car schedule this season, all of which will take place at some of the most legendary tracks on the schedule, including half-miles and some of Ol Bub’s favorite places. USAC 2/6

  • Speed Sport)Consistency Is The Key To Winning The WoO Title.While Brad Sweet has moved on to racing full time in the High Limit Racing Series that he co-owns with Kyle Larson, he’s left behind a road map to winning the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series championship.https://www.speedsport.com/ 2/6

  • Scotty Thiel)Ready to hit the ground running, the “Big Wheel” Scotty Thiel and Team 73 are pleased to announce that they will be taking an early season vacation, not only escaping the upper Midwest’s late winter chill, but traveling to the Lone Star State to do so, prepped to launch the year with an ASCS Elite Outlaws (ASCSEO) doubleheader at Hunt County Raceway and Kennedale Speedway Park on Friday and Saturday, March 1-2. Certainly no stranger to Texas open wheel racing, Thiel last visited the Lone Star State in 2022, joining The Greatest Show On Dirt at the now closed Devil’s Bowl Speedway. Press Releases 2/6

  • Joel Myers Jr)Getting back to Ruapuna Speedway on Sunday night as they ran alongside the New Zealand Midget Championship, Joel Myer Jr picked up his second feature event win of 2024 as he scored at his home away from home. “It was a fun night running in conjunction with the NZ Title Midget race,” Joel Myers Jr sad. “The only downfall was we had some of our program get cut short, but the Anderson’s gave me a great car each time we hit the track and it is great to get another win at Ruapuna Speedway.” Press Releases 2/6

Monday February 5th         

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I never smile when I have a bat in my hands. That's when you've got to be serious. When I get out on the field, nothing's a joke to me. I don't feel like I should walk around with a smile on my face.  Hank Aaron



  • High Limit)The High Rollers themselves are DJ’s. Fans at-track will hear songs selected straight from drivers this year. Jacob Allen is first at East Bay Raceway Park featuring Led Zeppelin, Morgan Wallen, Lenny Kravitz & more! Spotify Playlist https://bit.ly/3SvSkXP 2/5

  • High Limit)Determined to continually innovate the fan experience, High Limit Racing will introduce Fan Fest and driver playlists to the nightly routine when the season begins with the Battle at the Bay at Tampa, Florida’s East Bay Raceway Park on Monday and Tuesday, February 12-13. Bringing fans straight to the drivers and teams, Fan Fest will consist of a 20-30 minute time slot carved out of the program prior to opening ceremonies. Following qualifying and prior to heat races, the pit area will be open to all as fans get an up close look at the cars and the teams at work, while also interacting directly with the stars of the show. High Limit 2/5

  • Attica Raceway Park OH)Attica Raceway Park will increase both its weekly purses and its point funds in 2024. “The cost of racing has increased and we recognize that and have been working hard to try and help our loyal race teams. Thanks to generous support from our marketing partners and fans we will be able to add more money to our weekly purses. The total point fund for our 410 and 305 sprints and late models will be $50,000,” said Justin Liskai, Attica Raceway Park Director of Operations. Press Releases 2/5

  • World of Outlaws)The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars are ready to go gator hunting to kickoff Year 47. Sprint Car teams from all over will converge on Barberville, FL’s Volusia Speedway Park this week for the 53rd Federated Auto Parts DIRTcar Nationals. A practice night (Feb. 6) precedes four consecutive nights of racing (Feb. 7-10) to get the 2024 campaign rolling for The Greatest Show on Dirt. World of Outlaws 2/5

  • Must See Racing/SSSS)Today officials from the ‘Children’s Dream Fund 50’, Must See Racing Sprint Series Presented by Perfit, and the BG Products Southern Sprint Car Shootout Series announced that the upcoming March 2, 2024, ‘Children’s Dream Fund 50’ will now pay $10,000 to win the 50-lap event. The co-sanctioned event was originally announced in December as a $5,000 to win event at Citrus County Speedway in Inverness, Florida. But today event organizer JJ Dutton confirmed that a $5,000 sponsor has come forth and added to the purse. Press Releases 2/5

  • USAC)It’s time to go racing in 2024 with the largest contingent of USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship full-time competitors in the 69-year history of the series.The field of 15 full-time drivers and teams is stacked, packed and ready to hit the road for this coming year’s 54-race slate which begins with seven February dates in Florida at Ocala Speedway on February 9-10, Volusia Speedway Park on February 12-13 and another visit to Ocala Speedway on Feb. 15-16-17. Here’s the full list of the 15 USAC National Sprint Car full-timers for 2024! USAC 2/5

  • RPM Promoters Workshop)The 51st Annual RPM@Daytona will be held at the Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach Shores, Florida on Sunday, February 11; Monday, February 12 and Tuesday, February 13. The 51st version of the popular sessions will has been enhanced to give attendees and exhibitors an enhanced experience during an incredibly busy time of year, further emphasizing that there is no true “off-season” in the sport and “kicking off” another great season in Daytona. Press Releases 2/5

  • Column)Pat & Bruce Eckel have their column from Saturday night at Showtime Speedway where the 360 winged sprints did battle in Twin 35's with Davey Hamilton Jr copping the first win and 14 year old sensation, Colton Bettis, fending off Hamilton in the second one with both paying $2500 to win.A Typical Weekend 2/5

  • Brian Brown)As tradition has it, “Blackjack” Brian Brown and Brian Brown Racing will roll into the new year with big plans and high hopes, prepped to not only unveil another giant campaign with dates throughout much of the South, Midwest, and Mid-Atlantic, but the Grain Valley, Missouri-based operation will once again activate their schedule in the Sunshine State - joining the Greatest Show On Dirt for the annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park.Press Releases 2/5

  • Dakota Albright)Making a name for himself in the Bay Cities Racing Association over the years, Waterford, CA driver, Dakota Albright is set for a new challenge in 2024 as he will take over the driving duties of Rick Spencer’s No. 34 Winged 360ci sprint car. Press Releases 2/5

Sunday February 4th         


If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle



  • Showtime Speedway FL)Davey Hamilton Jr. and 14-year-old Colton Bettis each claimed a 35-lap feature victory Saturday night at Showtime Speedway. But by virtue of his fast time (12.383), Hamilton Jr was crowned the 2024 Dave Steele Winged Weekend champion. His fast time was used as the determining factor that awarded award him the title. The night’s racing activity included twin 35-lap feature events that paid $2500 to win each feature. A point average between the two events determined the champion. Both Hamilton Jr. and Bettis won feature events and finished runner-up in the other race. At the conclusion of both events there was a tie. The tiebreaker was Hamiton’s fast time.Race Results 2/4

  • Maddington Toyota Series AU)Dayne Kingshott has maintained his lead in the 2023-24 Maddington Toyota Sprintcar Series after Rd11 was contested on his home track of Bunbury Speedway last night. Kingshott went into the latest round on 1686 points, 22 points clear over defending series champion James Inglis on 1664. Race Results 2/4


  • Outside Groove)The Chili Bowl Nationals announced it would adopt the Uniform Midget Chassis Specs for 2025. Some team owners did not welcome the change. Chili Bowl officials countered by saying it came with good reason.https://outsidegroove.com/2/4

  • Thunder On The Hill)For the thirty-fifth season, the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will return to the popular Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, PA with three absolutely high profile events. In addition, we are thrilled to announce the return of all our sponsors, including NAPA Auto Parts which has been the Thunder Series sponsor since 1992. Central PA 2/4

  • Column)Danny Burton has Chapter 73 "The Dog Days" of his story about a racer. Hoosier Race Report 2/4

  • USAC)Meet USAC’s racing stars on Friday night, March 1, at the USAC Season Kick Off Party presented by Marc Dailey Racing with support from First Gear Engineering & Technology. The doors open at 6pm Eastern with the program beginning at 7pm at USAC headquarters, located at 4910 W 16th St. in Speedway, Indiana. The event is free to attend, and also includes free pizza and refreshments courtesy of 2009 USAC National Midget driving champion Brad Kuhn of Fish Window Cleaning. While attendance is free, donations to RaceAid are appreciated. USAC 2/4

  • Tommy Dunkel)A little over a year ago, open-wheel racer Tommy Dunkel liked chili. However, after only three nights of racing in the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals inside the famous Sage Net Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he now loves the dish. So much so, that the Murrieta, California-based driver is already making plans to start racing midgets on the Left Coast this season so he can be ready for the 40th annual Chili Bowl 11 months from now. Press Releases 2/4

  • Maddington Toyota Series AU)Dayne Kingshott has maintained his lead in the 2023-24 Maddington Toyota Sprintcar Series after Rd11 was contested on his home track of Bunbury Speedway last night. Kingshott went into the latest round on 1686 points, 22 points clear over defending series champion James Inglis on 1664.

Saturday February 3rd         



  • USCS)Ryan Timms of Oklahoma City, OK won the 30-lap Main Event on Saturday night in Night 2 of the United Sprint Car Series Presented By K&N Filters Winter Heat event at Hendry County Motorsports Park. It was Timms’ second win in the last three USCS Winter Heat races. Timms came from the second starting spot to take the lead from polesitter Chris Martin of Ankeny, IA on lap seven, and never looked back to take the win. Mark Smith of Sunbury, PA finished second and Mark Ruel Jr. of Jacksonville, FL took the third spot. Danny Sams Jr. of Northport, FL was fourth and Lance Moss of Cherryville, NC came home in the fifth position. USCS 2/3

Friday February 2nd         

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Music is the soundtrack of your life.  Dick Clark



  • USCS)Davie Franek of Wantage, NJ took a wire-to-wire win in the 25-lap United Sprint Car Series Presented By K&N Filters Feature Race Friday night at Hendry County Motorsports Park. The event was Round #4 of the 2024 USCS Winter Heat Series and the first of two nights at the South Florida track. Mark Smith of Sunbury, PA worked his way up from the fourth starting spot early in the race to take the second spot, and Ryan Timms of Oklahoma City, OK rallied from the 12th starting hole to finish third. Danny Sams III of Northport, FL was fourth and fifth went to Wayne Johnson of Oklahoma City, OK. USCS 2/2

  • Hendry County Motorsports Park FL)Non Winged Mini Sprints A Feature 1 (15 Laps): 1. 2D-Cole Dewease[4]; 2. 21-Jadan Bowling[6]; 3. 9-Bryce Comer[2]; 4. 81G-Giancarlo Ramessar[9]; 5. 21X-Cullen Hutchison[7]; 6. 18R-Cale Rives[3]; 7. 74X-Caleb Edington[13]; 8. 67-David Hall[10]; 9. 21P-Payton Rives[15]; 10. 21B-Bruce Comer[8]; 11. 57-Caden Ashton[11]; 12. 93-Michael Luckert[5]; 13. (DNF) 66-Tyler Landis[1]; 14. (DNF) 98-Brian Baxter[14]; 15. (DNF) 97M-mike dennis[12] 2/2

  • Photos)Shots from Hendry County FL USCS tonight are in http://hoseheads.com/speedshotz.html 2/2



  • DIRTVision)Fremont Speedway is bringing its entire schedule to DIRTVision in 2024, joining fellow iconic Ohio tracks, Attica Raceway Park and Sharon Speedway, on the premier streaming platform. Weekly racing from the northern Ohio track will be streamed live on DIRTVision, including its marquee Sprint Car events, such as the Rick Ferkel Tribute with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series on May 27 and its Ohio Speedweek race on June 8. World of Outlaws 2/2

  • Brant O'Banion)Catching his footing, Brant O’Banion, took on his first Chili Bowl experience in Tusla, Oklahoma., behind the wheel of the 22P Eckman Dental Arts and Mark Burch Motorsports midget at the Chili Bowl in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Gaining a lot of seat time, O’Banion eventually would end in 9th place in the K-1 Feature of Saturday competition. Press Releases 2/2

  • Matt Westfall)The 2024 season may be the last for Forest, Ohio’s Ray Marshall Motorsports, but as tradition suggests, Pleasant Hill, Ohio’s Matt Westfall will be the one to conduct it, set to activate Marshall’s final campaign as car owner with a full USAC National Sprint Cars slate in the Sunshine State. Press Releases 2/2

  • JJ Loss)Although Hanover’s JJ Loss is far from a rookie by definition, the 2024 season will certainly entertain a new hurdle, as the 16-year-old is set to embark on his first full season in Pennsylvania Posse Country, joining a competitive class of 410 sprint car aces with primary focus on Lincoln Speedway, BAPS Motor Speedway, and select starts at the nearby Williams Grove Speedway. If all goes according to plan, Loss will also take part in select World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and High Limit Sprint Car Series starts, making his official World of Outlaws debut at the “Fabulous” Lincoln Speedway. Press Releases 2/2

  • Cory Eliason)It’s a fresh start and a fresh new look for Ridge & Sons Racing (RSR) and Visalia, California’s Cory Eliason, ready to debut their all-new Commercial Edge, NDT New Direction Transport LLC, Ridge Development, North Ridge Development, B And L Holdings, No. 8 sprinter in Volusia Speedway Park’s annual DIRTcar Nationals on February 7-10. Eliason, recently returning home from his winter stint Down Under, will work to pilot his red, yellow and black No. 8 to a High Limit Sprint Car Series championship in 2024 - that schedule kicking off at East Bay Raceway Park on Monday, February 12. Press Releases 2/2

  • Donny Schatz)With the 2024 racing season getting underway next week, Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing (TSR) is pleased to announce its partner line-up and unveil a new look for 10-Time World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series (WoO) champion, Donny Schatz. Kicking off this year’s campaign with the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park (VSP) in Barberville, Fla., on Feb. 7 – 10, Schatz and the No. 15 team will begin its chase of an 11th WoO Sprint Car Series title. Press Releases 2/2

  • Danny Dietrich)It was a last minute decision, but it certainly paid off, as “Double-D” Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing launched their 2024 season with United Sprint Car Series (USCS) competition at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida, concluding their two-day 360 sprint car venture with back-to-back top-fives, one of which acquired in hard-charging fashion. Press Releases 2/2

  • Port Royal Speedway PA)Port Royal Speedway is thrilled to announce the launch of its brand-new website in partnership with MyRacePass. With a sleek and user-friendly design, the revamped website offers visitors an immersive platform to explore everything Port Royal Speedway has to offer. From upcoming race schedules and ticket purchases (coming soon!) to detailed information about track facilities and amenities, the new website provides a comprehensive resource for both seasoned fans, newcomers, and drivers. Reserved season seats and season passes will go on sale through the Port Royal Speedway office starting Friday February 2nd at 9AM. Central PA 2/2

  • Sprint Car Unlimited)Jeremy Elliott chats with Knoxville Raceway GM Jason Reed https://www.youtube.com/2/2

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