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Speedway  Motors/Champion Oil Points 4/26
1. 27 Greg Hodnett 329 3
2. 48 Danny Dietrich 251 2
3. 21 Brian Montieth 247 2
4. 19M Brent Marks 225
5. 1/5W Lucas Wolfe 198 1
6. 25 Aaron Ott 192 1
7. 11c Cory Haas 180
8. 14 Lance Dewease 157 1
9. 87 Alan Krimes 127
10. 52 Austin Hogue 125

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KO's Indiana Bullring Scene Kevin Oldham 4/25 Sliders Corner Bill Woodside 4/7 Hoosier Race Report Danny Burton (IN) 4/26
Florida Open Wheel Richard Golardi 4/21 Tri-State Outlook Duane Hancock (OH/IN/MI) 4/23 Not Just Another Racing Column Pastor Dudley Balmer 2/28
Dirt Divas Camisha Miller 1/15

From the Grandstand Ron Rodda (CA) 4/10

A Typical Weekend Pat & Bruce Eckel 4/21

BillW's Knoxville News Bill Wright 4/25 Directory Assistance Gordy Killian 11/19 Sprint Car Notes Gaye Carmichael 4/18

Cody Darrah wins one for the All-Stars regulars at Port Royal Speedway. Dave Giles Photo.

Matt Kurtz 82 wins the Top Gun Sprints feature at Hendry County FL  Photos by Rob Sweeten www.sweetenphotos.com

Sean McClelland visits OCRS victory lane for the first time in 2015 Robert Sellers (4x), Brian McClellnad (87f) & T.J. Herrell (24) in action. Photos by: Mike Howard

 

 

 

Brady Short won the MSCS / KISS feature event run Sunday night at the Terre Haute Action Track. Jerry Coons, Jr. and Carson Short rounded out the top three. David Nearpass Photography

 

Donny Schatz took the Texas flag for the win at the 2nd Annual Texas Outlaw Nationals in honor of the World of Outlaws founder Ted Johnson - Patrick Grant Photos

 

 

…A wide & slick surface at Ocean Speedway on Friday night provided some great action during what was round three of the Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo season. In the end it was 2013 track champion Brad Furr of Stockton coming out on top after 30-laps of hard fought racing for his first win of the year. Dave Spencer TDS Shots

Ryan Ruhl picked up the feature win (from 7th starting spot) at Crystal Motor Speedway for the the SOD (Sprints on Dirt) season opener. Photo by Jen Peterson / www.DirtTrackMemories.com

JJ Grasso wins at Lincoln Speedway PA   Loren Carman Photo

  

 

It was a hint of old days at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, KS, on Sunday night. But instead of Robert Ballou putting up W’s with the olden Sprint Bandits Tour ‘N Topless series like he did at the big half-mile back in 2007 and 2008, this time it was against the Amsoil USAC National Sprint Car series along with the Missouri-based WAR gang. Full “The Wheatley Chronicles” recap at http://sprintcarmania.com/ballou-blisters-usac-at-lakeside/.

Say What!

"It's like the world is off my shoulders, For Rob Hunter to give me a chance, I mean, you start to doubt yourself. I just knew in the past, I didn't have the team to do it consistently and everything had to be perfect to win. Rob gives us everything, and I'm thrilled to get this win." Chad Kemenah winning at Path Valley Speedway PA Sunday.

"What an amazing event. What an amazing racetrack. They have put so much work into this track, and I appreciate it." Cody Darrah winning Port Royal PA All Stars

"It's fun racing with Shane (Stewart). He's a class act. He races hard and he races clean and it's fun to come out on the better end of him, Never been so proud to wear a hat in my life." Donny Schatz winning Devils Bowl Speedway TX WoO

“This is huge, I want to thank my dad. He’s put a lot of money in this, along with BK Trucking and C&B Mushrooms. This is unbelievable. We were quick from the get-go. We were terrible last week, but my dad and the crew worked on it hard, and again tonight in the pits. JJ Grasso winning at Lincoln Speedway PA

“You know how we are. We were running good so we had to try another car and see if we could make it go good. I guess it worked out,” said Rob Chaney in Attica OH victory lane

"It was rolling around pretty good, But I was bouncing off the fence, doing stupid stuff,. Luckily, it calmed down and I was able to get it back underneath me.Greg Hodnett winning Williams Grove PA All Stars

"I'm just happy to finish second and be on the frontstretch. We about ballparked it going into Turn 1, so I'm happy to run second." Danny Dietrich Williams Grove All Stars

Rico Abreu had a rocket ship of a car from the time they unloaded at the Silver Dollar Speedway for the 8th Annual Bill Brownell Memorial presented by Shane Scott and Withrow Motorsports and took the win.

 

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World of Outlaws
5/1 Salina OK
5/2 Pevely MO
5/3 Haubstadt IN

All Stars
5/1 Sarver PA
5/2 Mercer PA

ASCS
5/1 Beaumont TX
5/2 Highlands TX
5/2 Grain Valley MO
5/2 W.Memphis AR
5/7 Lakeside KS

KISS
5/1 Gas City IN
5/3 Kokomo IN

Sprint Invaders
5/6 Oskaloosa IA

MSCS
5/2 Montpelier IN

King  of the West
5/2 Chico CA

STS
5/2 Alger WA

URC
5/2 Selinsgrove PA
5/3 Newberrytown PA

ARDC
5/1 Minersville PA

USAC Silver Crown
5/1 Toledo OH

WAR
4/26 Lakeside KS

SOD
5/1 Lake Odessa MI

FAST
5/1 Attica OH
5/2 Fremont OH

NRA
5/1 Lima OH

USCS
5/1 Travelers Rest SC

POWRi
5/1 Grain Valley MO
5/2 Wheatland MO

OVSCA
5/2 Chillicothe OH

Must See Racing
5/2 Marne MI

WAR
5/2 Wheatland MO

NCRA/NE 360
5/2 Rising City NE

Patriots
5/2 Canandaigua NY

USAC SW
5/2 Peoria AZ

UMSS
5/2 New Richmond WI

BCRA
5/2 Madera CA

King of Wing
5/2 Madera CA

VSS
5/2 Natural Bridge VA

CRSA
5/2 Middletown NY

USAC/CRA
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April 24 2015 - Williams Grove Speedway All Stars Highlights & April 25 2015 Port Royal Speedway All Stars Highlights by Dirt Station    Check out what all Dirtstation's Classic Dirt has to offer http://www.dirtstation.com/index.php

Chad Kemenah with brother Brian Kemenah won the "Party At The Path" Path Valley Speedway PA Sunday night  Dave Giles Photo.

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Sunday April 26th 2015

 

It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it. Lou Holtz

11:45pm

RESULTS...

  • Photos)Loads of weekend photos from the best photographers in the country are in SpeedShotz4/26
  • IRA Sprints)Beaver Dam WI Sunday 4/26...2 Bill Balog, 18 Ian Madsen, 2w Scotty Nietzel, 6r Bill Rose,  85m Steve Meyer. 4/26
  • Path Valley Speedway PA)Sunday 4/26...1 10h Chad Kemenah 2 40 Caleb Helms 3 21 Brian Montieth 4 11c Cory Haas 5 25 Aaron Ott 6 45 Tim Shaffer 7 27 Greg Hodnett 8 48 Danny Dietrich 9 59H Danny Holtgraver 10 89 Robbie Stillwagon 11 99 Kyle Moody 12 89 Cody Darrah 13 19 Brent Marks 14 5t Travis Philo 15 93 Glenndon Frosythe 16 8 Billy Dietrich 22 Cole Duncan 5B Juston Barger 5 Tyler Ross 57x Andrew Palker 9p Parker Price-Miller 1 Tim Wagman w20 Greg Wilson 59 Jim Siegel 4/26
  • KISS/MSCS)Brady Short won the MSCS/KISS feature event run Sunday night at the Terre Haute Action Track. Jerry Coons, Jr. and Carson Short rounded out the top three.4/26
  • Penn Live)Chad Kemenah ends victory drought, dominates 40-lap Sprint Car main at Path Valley Speedway Park http://www.pennlive.com/4/26
  • Top Gun)Matt Kurtz won the Top Gun feature at Hendry County FL Saturday night. 4/26
  • USAC)AMSOIL USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: April 26, 2015 - Kansas City, Kansas - Lakeside Speedway - "Weld Racing Spring Classic" - (co-sanctioned by WAR) FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Robert Ballou, 2. Chase Stockon, 3. Brady Bacon, 4. Dave Darland, 5. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 6. Jon Stanbrough, 7. C.J. Leary, 8. Tracy Hines, 9. Chris Windom, 10. Casey ShumanUSAC4/26
  • Patriot Sprints)Heading in to Merrittville, a cool forecast didn’t appear to bother Jason Barney, who was confident that the track conditions would play right in to his hands by the end of the night. Barney, 35, of Brewerton, NY, passed Jeff Cook for the lead on lap 10 and never looked back as he scored the win in the 25-lap Spring Sizzler at Merrittville Speedway, kicking off the 2015 Patriot Sprint Tour Canada Season. Race Results 4/26
  • OCRS)For the past two weeks Sean McClelland has had to settle for second place finishes. In the AmeriFlex Hose and Accessories Oil Capital Racing Series opener at Southern Oklahoma Speedway on March 28 McClelland finished behind first time winner Nigel Calvert. Two weeks later at Outlaw Motor Speedway it was another second place finish, this time it was behind Robert Sellers who also won for the first time. OCRS 4/26
  • SOD)Ryan Ruhl was able to take advantage of another competitors misfortune to win Saturday night’s Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt presented by ARP feature Saturday night at Crystal Motor Speedway. Race Results 4/26

PRESS...

  • The Speedway Motors/Champion Racing Oil Central PA Sprint Cars had a busy weekend schedule with the All Stars in Town, The Bob Weikert Memorial and Party At The Path. Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway Greg Hodnett turned the All Stars away and took the win for his 3rd series win of the year. The All Stars were up at Port Royal Speedway Saturday night for The Bob Weikert Memorial and All Star Cody Darrah won the feature in the family owned #89. Lincoln Speedway ran a regular show the same night and JJ Grasso won his first feature of 2015. The Rahmer Promotions "Party At The Path" was Sunday night at Path Valley Speedway and Ohio's Chad Kemenah came away with the victory.Speedway Motors/Champion Racing Oil Central PA 4/26
  • Thunder On The Hill)A busy season is planned as the twenty-six year of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will kick off Sunday night, May 24 with the popular Grandview Thunder 5-25’s feature only event at the Grandview Speedway. Thunder on the Hill nears closer and closer to reaching the $4 million dollar mark in competitor payout. After twenty-five years and one-hundred and fourteen events, the series has distributed in excess of $3.8 million dollars to drivers and owners. The 2015 Thunder Series will showcase some very popular racing events to include the Grandview Thunder 5-25’s, the USAC Non Wing Sprints, the Double Down Dirtcar Modified & 358 Modified Traffic Jam Double-header, the Pennsylvania Sprint Speed Week Series for the 410 sprints plus the Thunder Cup for the 410 Sprints. Central PA 4/26
  • Port Royal Speedway PA)Port Royal Speedway will present Free Student Night/Youth Baseball & Softball Team Uniform Night this Saturday, May 2 at 7 pm. Any student including those in college will be granted free general admission for the night with college students required to produce an ID for the admission. Central PA 4/26
  • Williams Grove Speedway PA)May will kick off at Williams Grove Speedway with the first two-race weekend of the season when the Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars and the HJ Towing & Recovery 358 sprints take to the track on May 1 followed by the first Saturday Series show of the season on May 2. Friday’s twin sprint car program of 410s and 358s gets underway at 7:30 pm. Central PA 4/26
  • Trey Starks)Trey Starks got over the hurdle in a big way this weekend. Starks scored a pair of victories at two tracks in the Northwest, including his first career at Cottage Grove Speedway in Cottage Grove, Ore., on Friday and his first since 2012 at Grays Harbor Raceway on Saturday. Press Releases4/26
  • Henry Van Dam)Two was the common number for Henry Van Dam on Saturday at Grays Harbor Raceway. Van Dam qualified second quickest, finished second in a heat race and ended second in the main event at the 3/8-mile oval, where he garnered his first podium finish of the season. Press Releases4/26
  • Tony Bruce Jr)Tony Bruce Jr. is content with the result of his first World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series race of the season. Bruce Jr. placed 17th at the Texas Outlaw Nationals on Saturday at Devil's Bowl Speedway, where he tied his second-best finish with the premier sprint car series during a limited number of races the past three years. Press Releases4/26
  • Ventura Raceway CA)With less than two weeks until the May 9th “All Coast Challenge” at the Ventura Raceway, the perks continue to come in and the entry list continues to grow. Late last week All Coast’s Mike Grosswendt announced that another bounty had been met and all teams who pre-enter before May 1st will get one free pit pass. In addition to the drivers, kids will compete in a dance contest at intermission for a brand new Trek 820 Mountain Bicycle. The race will feature the west coast’s premiere sprint car racing series, the Amsoil USAC/CRA Sprint Cars, in a $5,000.00 to win $500.00 to start main event on the beachside oval. Press Releases4/26
  • Selinsgrove Speedway PA)Selinsgrove Speedway will present the 35th running of the Jack Gunn Memorial for sprint cars at 7 p.m. this Saturday, May 2, sanctioned by the United Racing Club. Joining the 358-360 sprint cars on the racing card will be the super late models and pro stocks. Track gates will open at 5 p.m. Central PA 4/26

2:00pm

RESULTS...

  • Ocean Speedway CA)A wide & slick surface at Ocean Speedway on Friday night provided some great action during what was round three of the Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo season. In the end it was 2013 track champion Brad Furr of Stockton coming out on top after 30-laps of hard fought racing for his first win of the year. Race Results 4/26
  • World of Outlaws)The Texas Outlaw Nationals at Devil's Bowl Speedway on Saturday night was a battle between two drivers and the lapped traffic that lay ahead. When the checkered flag fell on the $20,000-to-win, 30-lap feature, it was Donny Schatz who scored the coveted Ted Johnson Memorial trophy and his sixth World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season. DIRT/World of Outlaws 4/26
  • ASCS SW)Rain outs are becoming too much of a common theme across the country, and this time Mother Nature unleashed her wrath in the deserts of Arizona. What make this rain out different than most is what promoter, Jonah Tussel, of the Arizona Speedway did when the race was called. Working all night to get the show in, the final blow came just at the A-Feature for the ASCS Southwest Region went green; with the call made before a lap could be completed. ASCS 4/26
  • Dodge City Raceway Park KS)Luke Cranston made a long-awaited first trip to Dodge City Raceway Park victory lane by topping Saturday night’s 25-lap DCRP Sprint Car feature atop the 3/8-mile clay oval. Race Results 4/26
  • Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade)Another weekend is in the books for the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade and the series saw an old face return to Victory Lane, and a driver make another exciting last lapp pass to claim his 2nd win of the season. Friday night at Trail Way Speedway, JB Cunningham Jr. would hold off the hard charging and two time winner at TW Issac Sneeringer to claim his first win since May of 2013. Cunningham would lead all 25 laps at the Hanover area short track. Saturday night saw Adrian Shaffer make it two for two in exciting last lap passes for the win, this time passing Chris Arnold in turn 4 to claim the win. Chandler Leiby, series point leader Doug Hammaker, and Kevin Nouse would complete the top 5. Central PA 4/26
  • Port Royal Speedway PA)Cody Darrah of Red Lion made a triumphant return to Port Royal Speedway on Saturday Night to claim nearly $20,000 in the 12th running of the prestigious All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints Bob Weikert Memorial. In an emotional victory lane ceremony, the former Kasey Kahne Racing driver credited Tony Stewart for the initiative he is putting into the All Stars as the clubs new owner while he also noting his appreciation of winning in front of a Pennsylvania crowd again, with his family all around him after spending several seasons touring across the nation. Central PA 4/26

PRESS...

  • Atomic Speedway OH)The 7th Annual Dan Reno Memorial at Atomic Speedway will be this Saturday, May 2, featuring 803Fire.com Late Models, Precision Grading Modifieds, Pine Tree Towing and Recovery 410 Sprints, and C & M Racing Sport Mods. The 7th Annual affair in honor of the late Dan Reno will pay $2,222 for Late Models and $2,222 for Modifieds. Press Releases4/26
  • Port Royal Speedway PA)The 2016 Bob Weikert Memorial at Port Royal Speedway will be bigger and better than ever in conjunction with the Weikert family. Oval officials and the Weikert family announced an expanded version of the prestigious race at the 2015 event on Saturday night. The new format and program is slated to take place over the Memorial Day holiday weekend next season, May 28 and 29, 2016. Central PA 4/26

2:00am

RESULTS...

  • Column)Danny Burton has notes from Bloomington Friday night in Hoosier Race Report 4/26
  • Selinsgrove Speedway PA)Mark Smith of Sunbury started Saturday night’s 25-lap 360 sprint car feature at Selinsgrove Speedway in the 10th position and made a late-race pass by Jason Shultz of Carlisle for his second win of the season at the Snyder County oval. The $2,000 victory at the wheel of the Mach 1 Chassis house car was Smith’s 13th career at the track in 358-360 sprint car competition. Central PA 4/26
  • USAC)USAC HPD WESTERN MIDGET RACE RESULTS: April 25, 2015 - Ventura, California - Ventura Raceway FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Jet Davison, 2. Courtney Crone, 3. Randi Pankratz, 4. Shawn Buckley, 5. Gary Howard, 6. Ron Hazelton, 7. Jesse Love, 8. Jessie Love IV, 9. Daniel Anderson, 10. Robert DalbyUSAC4/25
  • Skagit Speedway WA)Three past champions showed why they will be forces to be reckoned with in the 2015 race season at Skagit Speedway in round two of the Dwayne Lane’s Family of Auto Centers Racing Series. Former Sportsman and 360 Track Champion Kelsey Carpenter was victorious in the 410 division, multiple time Sportsman Champ Steve Parker was the winner in a thrilling Sportsman Sprint main Race Results 4/26
  • Penn Live)Cody Darrah gets aggressive, scores hefty $18,900 payday in Bob Weikert Memorial win at Port Royal http://www.pennlive.com/ 4/26
  • Lincoln Speedway PA)A close call in turn four of lap 21 turned out to be the winning move for J.J. Grasso en route to his second Lincoln career win on Saturday night. Grasso, who led every lap from his outside front row starting spot, was bogged down by side-by-side racing lapped traffic when he felt the heat from 11th-starting Lincoln points leader Brian Montieth.Central PA 4/26
  • World of Outlaws)Devils Bowl Speedway TX...#15 Donny Schatz #2 Shane Stewart #11K Kraig Kinser #7S Jason Sides #1S Logan Schuchart #71M Joey Saldana #51 Paul McMahan #15H Sam Hafertepe Jr #29 Kerry Madsen #49 Brad Sweet #41 Jamie Veal #9 Daryn Pittman #45X Johnny Herrera #11 Steve Kinser #31B Kevin Swindell #7 David Gravel #18 Tony Bruce Jr #1A Jacob Allen #83 Kyle Hirst #7H Jojo Helberg #21T Ray Kulhanek #29T Travis Rilat #O1 Sammy Swindell #77X Wayne Johnson 4/26
  • SOD)Crystal Motor Speedway MI...Ryan Ruhl wins over Dustin Daggett. 4/26
  • Patriot Sprints)Jason Barney wins at Thorold ONT over Jeff Cook and Mitch Brown. Glenn Styres and Jared Zimbardi complete the top-5. Jim Huppunen was sixth.4/26
  • Lernerville Speedway PA)Ed Lynch Jr. surprised many in attendance with his second straight appearance and he made the most of it putting a 16-car sprint car field behind him with relative ease; claiming his 110th sprint feature victory at Lernerville. Race Results 4/26
  • Marysville Raceway CA)410 sprints...#5V Colby Copeland #7C Andy Forsberg #25 Bobby McMahan #3C Jonathan Allard #21 Colby Wiesz #22 Mason Moore #97 Cortney Dozier #13 Rowdy McClenon #38N Mark Tabor Jr. #49 Mike Monahan #12 Jarrett Soares #16 Jimmy Steward #8 Jim Richardson #95 Brandon Dozier #14H Heath Hall 4/26
  • All Stars)Port Royal PA....#89 Cody Darrah #19m Brent Marks #98H Dave Blaney #1 Dale Blaney #94 Ryan Smith #93 Sheldon Haudenschild #25 Aaron Ott #1Z Lucas Wolfe #3Z Brock Zearfoss #14 Lance Dewease #59 Danny Holtgraver #3 Dave Ely #55 Mike Wagner #17B Steve Buckwalter #19P Paige Polyak #10H Chad Kemenah #20 Ryan Taylor #07 Doug Esh #12 Blane Heimbach #0 Rick Lafferty #5C Dylan Cisney #747 Davey Sammons #57X Andrew Palker #9P Parker Price-Miller #40 Caleb Helms #45 Tim Shaffer #29 Danny Dietrich #27 Greg Hodnett 4/26
  • New Egypt Speedway NJ)#9L Joe Lord #70 Ed Wagner #24 Mike Haggenbottom #18 Tim Tanner #44 David Brown Jr. #71 Chris Allen Jr. #202 Mark Bitner #10 Bob DeVault #47 Adam Carberry #9S Rick Stief #77J Jeff Geiges #12B Brad Franks #39X Scott Frack #10K Joe Kata #9B Brendon Poff #56 Randy Wilbert #17C Keith Andersen #10J Jamie Kostick #12 Joe Kay #14 Karl Freyer #0 Harris Kohen #7 Ryan Cox #23 Sam Lieberman #54 Pat Uselis 4/26
  • CRSA)Fonda NY....#79 Jordan Thomas #1hd Cory Sparks #99 Mike Kiser #72 Jeremy Quick #24 Chad King #30 Scott Goodrich #4s Kyle Smith #1r Christian Rumsey #29 Dalton Herrick #c88 Chad Miller #83 Dustin Purdy #36 Steve Meilleur #98t Tyler Jashembowski #37 Scott Flammer #41j Josh Flint #51 Jeremiah Munson #4x Casey Williams #19em Emily VanInwegen #07 Brett Jaycox #91 Dan Hennessey #3a Warren Alexson #1q Thomas Radivoy #3p Josh Pienizak #17 John Matrafailo 4/26
  • Selinsgrove Speedway PA)360 sprints...#1 Mark Smith #23 TJ Stutts #29 Jason Shultz #45 Chuck Hebing #28F Davie Franek #89 Robbie Stillwaggon #5G Curt Michael #19 Colby Womer #76 Larry Kelleher #77 Derek Locke #22 Troy Betts #98 Joe Trenca #39 Eric Parker #3A Kevin Albert #66 Ryan Kissinger #29S Derek Steward #33w Michael Walter II #1W Eric Tomecek #49s Mallie Shuster #99K Cody Keller 4/26

PRESS...

  • St Francois County Raceway MO)Races were rained out Saturday. 4/26
  • Joey Saldana)For the better part of the week it looked as if Noah had the upper hand at Devil’s Bowl Speedway. Rain forced cancellation of Friday’s event. With the sun finally shining today, track and World of Outlaws officials worked diligently to get the track and pit area prepped for racing tonight after a downpour last evening totaling more than 1.5 inches. Press Releases4/26
  • Jordan Thomas)Exciting night tonight for Jordan Thomas and the FT Motorsports team at the Fonda Speedway (NY) with 25 CRSA sprint cars entered in tonight's race, Jordan set the fastest time of the evening in time trials. He started 3rd in his heat race and finished 3rd. In the redraw for the Main event Jordan started 6th and thrilled the large crowd with his ability to run up on the high side of the speedway and went on to WIN the Main Event. Congratulations to Jordan and his crew: Davey Belbusti, his dad (Jeff) and Gavin Kross on a job well done. 4/26
  • VSS)Rain all day ended the first dirt race of the year early but the Virginia Sprint Series will be back in action again on Saturday night May 2nd at Natural Bridge Speedway in Natural Bridge, Va. for the second scheduled dirt race of the year. 4/26
  • Donny Schatz)One races on asphalt with fenders covering his wheels and the other races on dirt where his wheels spin uncovered. Despite the two very different racing disciplines, Kevin Harvick and Donny Schatz are having two very similar seasons of success. Last November, both drivers earned championships in dominant fashion – Harvick in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and Schatz in the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. Press Releases4/26
  • Wayne County Speedway OH)Five May Saturday nights of racing highlight Wayne County Speedway’s 50th season schedule with the Sprintcars being the big draw on two of the last three weeks of the month of May. Regular racing will jump start the month with the Fisher Performance Sprints, the Lias Tire Super Late Models, the Aamco Transmission Super Stocks, the Harriger Towing Rush Crate Late Models, the WQKT Mini Stocks along with the Mini Wedges and the Flat Track Karts all will take to the track.Press Releases4/26

Saturday April 25th 2015

 

Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. Bill Gates

3:30pm

PRESS...

  • WST)The races for the Saturday April 25th Western Sprint Tour event at Cottage Grove Speedway has been canceled due to rain. Storms throughout the course of the day saturated the race track and prevented any action from taking place. The next scheduled events will be Saturday May 23rd at Southern Oregon Speedway and Sunday the 24th at Cottage Grove. These should make for some great racing and will feature some action you don't want to miss out on. For the latest news and information regarding the Western Sprint Tour log on to sprints.nwextremeseries.com. Also check out the WST Facebook page and be sure to “Like” it.4/25
  • POWRi)Bryan Clauson of Noblesville, Indiana earned his 27th career POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series victory after fending off a late race challenge from Christopher Bell, while Aaron Andruskevitch of Riverton, Illinois won the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series feature event with a last lap pass on Nathan Benson.
  • USAC)Rain and wet grounds have forced cancellation of Saturday night's AMSOIL USAC National Sprint race at Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, Neb. The series continues Sunday night with the "Weld Racing Classic" at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kans.4/25
  • ASCS Warrior)While early reports were positive, the Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region will again have their 2015 season opener called off as rain has forced officials at Valley Speedway to pull the plug on events scheduled for Saturday, April 25. The Missouri based region will attempt to get 2015 rolling at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo. On Saturday, May 2. More information can be found at http://www.lucasoilspeedway.com.4/25

12:50pm

RESULTS...

  • Silver Dollar Speedway CA)Rico Abreu had a rocket ship of a car from the time they unloaded at the Silver Dollar Speedway for the 8th Annual Bill Brownell Memorial prestented by Shane Scott and Withrow Motorsports. Anytime he shows up at a racetrack he is a threat to win. Withrow Motorsports deserves a lot of accolades. They presented 20 gallons of Methanol to the Fast Qualifier, 10 gallons to each heat race winner, and 25 gallons to the Hard Charger in the Main Event. Race Results 4/25
  • Limaland Motorsports Park OH)A cool night for the Spring Fling at Limaland Motorsports Park produced some hot and fast action on the high-banked -mile racing oval. A noticeably gripping surface was tailor-made for veteran competitors Kyle Sauder, Tony Anderson and Todd Sherman. All three dominated the opposition, adding to their respective legacies of success, at the facility owned and operated by the University of Northwestern Ohio. Race Results 4/25
  • Column)KO has his most recent edition of KO’s Indiana Bullring Scene, commenting on last weekend’s USAC/MSCS double at Bloomington and Haubstadt. KO's Indiana Bullring Scene  4/25

PRESS...

  • Petaluma Speedway CA)Petaluma Speedway has cancelled Tonights Wingless Series race.4/25
  • Plymouth Speedway IN)Due to inclement weather, the Cabin Fever event for tonight has been canceled. Our official start to the season will be May 2. 4/25
  • 34 Raceway IA)Tonights racing has been canceled. 4/25
  • Lawrenceburg Speedway IN)Events for Saturday, April 25th are canceled due to rain. WOO Event Calendar Fan Info In the News4/25
  • Lincoln Park Speedway IN)Racing has been cancelled for tonight 4/25
  • Mercer Raceway PA)Races for Saturday 4/25 have been canceled.4/25
  • Eagle Raceway NE)Races for tonight at Eagle Raceway have been cancelled. 4/25
  • USAC)Rain has forced cancellation of Saturday night's USAC Midwest HPD Midget race at Columbus Motor Speedway. The series will now debut May 1 at Toldeo (Ohio) Speedway in the Hemelgarn Super Fitness "Rollie Beale Classic."4/25
  • Knoxville Raceway IA)Rains have forced the cancellation of the racing on Saturday night, April 25 at the Knoxville Raceway. Join us next week, Saturday, May 2 for "Race for Your School Night" Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series action featuring the 410, 360 and 305 sprint car classes!4/25
  • Eldora Speedway OH)Rain has canceled tonight’s Saturday Night Speedfest at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. The next event is the “Mother of All Sprint Car Weekends,” on May 8-9 as the sprint cars from the World of Outlaws (WoO) and United States Auto Club (USAC) compete. It is the first time the two prolific sanctioning bodies will showcase their national winged and non-winged sprint car tours on the same track on the same nights. Tickets can be purchased here: http://www.eldoraspeedway.com/races/schedule/mother-of-all-sprint-car-weekends/tickets/. 4/25
  • Racin Boys)RBN, the RacinBoys Broadcasting Network, will provide live Pay-Per-View coverage of the next two Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour races. The premier 360ci sprint car series will tackle Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark., on Saturday, May 2, for the Eagle Motorsports Rock 'N Roll 50 Presented by MyRacePass before competing at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., on Thursday, May 7, for the McCarthy Auto Group KC Klassic. The later event precedes the big NASCAR weekend at nearby Kansas Speedway. Press Releases4/25
  • Patriot Sprints)Earlier this year, it was announce that the Patriot Sprint Tour and Hoosier Tire Canada had come together on a new contract for the next three years to add a healthy amount in to the point fund along with other bonuses. One of those additional benefits has now been revealed. Press Releases4/25
  • Fremont Speedway OH)With rain moving into the area over night and a forecast of a high of only 49 degrees Saturday falling to mid 30s with wind chills in the lower 30s, Fremont Speedway has cancelled tonight’s racing. “We know a lot of our great fans have fun with the Fan Zone contest and we will look at incorporating that into another night of racing,” said Rich Farmer, Fremont Speedway Promoter. “But with the cold, rain and wind….it just wouldn’t be a fun night at the track. Our fans and race teams have been tremendous the first two weeks of the year and I can’t thank them enough for their support.” Press Releases4/25
  • ESS)Aero Wings from Chambersburg, Pa. joined the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint (ESS) Lucky Giveaway Program for the first time in 2014 and the sponsorship was well received. Aero is a quality manufacturer of all size wings for 410/360/305 sprints as well as Central Pa. 358 Sprints, Super Sportsman as well as Mini and Micro Sprint Wings.Press Releases4/25
  • POWRi)Macon Speedway April 25 Program Canceled Due To Weather 4/25

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  • Photos)Shots from Williams Grove All Stars by Loren Carman & Kris Keath are in SpeedShotz 4/25
  • Penn Live)Greg Hodnett shakes off bad start, storms to the front for Williams Grove All Star triumph http://www.pennlive.com/4/25
  • WST)Despite cold temperatures and occasional showers in the afternoon Trey Starks would make history when it comes to Sprint Car racing in the Pacific Northwest on Friday April 24th at the Cottage Grove Speedway. The Puyallup, Washington teenager will go down as the first ever main event winner of the newly formed Western Sprint Tour. It would also mark the first time that Starks would win a main event at the famed 1/4-mile clay oval. Nineteen entries would fill the pit area representing the states of Oregon, Washington, and Arizona. Race Results 4/25
  • Hanford CA)360 sprints...#94 Steven Tiner #00 Cory Eliason #88N DJ Netto #21X Carson Macedo #3 Craig Stidham #10 Richard Vander Weerd #7N Jared Peterson #56 Ryan Bernal #99 Shawn Wright #9S Landon Hurst #7 Steven Kent #33H Eric Humphries #5X Max Adams #79 Heath Duikerken #88V Jace Vander Weerd #12 Scott Parker #81 Michael Faccinto #10X Anthony Simone #81D Dalton Hill #0 Bud Kaeding #14X Jeff Botelho #5 Collin Markle #80 Shawn Conde #4F Mike Faria 4/25
  • USAC)AMSOIL USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: April 24, 2015 - Eagle, Nebraska - Eagle Raceway - "Rumble at the Bullring" - (co-sanctioned by WAR) FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Dave Darland, 2. Chris Windom, 3. Tracy Hines, 4. Kevin Thomas, Jr., 5. Brady Bacon, 6. Chase Stockon, 7. Landon Simon, 8. Jon Stanbrough, 9. Casey Shuman, 10. Aaron Farney USAC4/25
  • POWRi)Jacksonville IL....Bryan Clauson, Christopher Bell, Andrew Felker, Tanner Thorson, Darren Hagen, Spencer Bayston, Tyler Thomas, Tyler Courtney, Justin Peck, Austin Brown.4/25
  • Williams Grove Speedway PA)Greg Hodnett scored for the Pennsylvania Posse against the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints on Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway, taking his first oval win of the season worth $5,000. Hodnett turned back a strong contingent of All Stars in an event that found circuit regular Danny Holtgraver holding the pole position for the start of the 30-lap feature. Only two laps were scored with Holtgraver in control when the races first caution flag unfurled. Central PA 4/25
  • All Stars)Williams Grove PA...1 - Greg Hodnett Spring Grove, PA 27 2 - Danny Dietrich Gettysburg, PA 48 3 - Dale Blaney Fowler, OH 1 4 - Lance Dewease Fayetteville, PA 14 5 - Ryan Smith Kunkletown, PA 94 6 - Brent Marks Myerstown, PA 19M 7 - Stevie Smith Broken Arrow, OK 51 8 - Steve Buckwalter Royersford, PA 17B 9 - Cory Haas York, PA 11C 10 - Brock Zearfoss Jonestown, PA 3Z 11 - Sheldon Haudenschild Wooster, OH 93 12 - Brian Montieth Phoenixville, PA 21 13 - Cody Darrah Red Lion, PA 89 14 - Dave Blaney High Point, NC 98H 15 - Doug Esh Lancaster, PA 07 16 - Mark Smith Tower City, PA M1 17 - Chad Kemenah Findlay, OH 10H 18 - Tim Shaffer Aliquippa, PA 45 19 - Pat Cannon Etters, PA 3 20 - Parker Price-Miller Kokomo, IN 9P 21 - Gerard McIntyre Jr New Oxford, PA 16 22 - Nicole Bower Mechanicsburg, PA 75 23 - Lucas Wolfe Mechanicsburg, PA 1Z 24 - Danny Holtgraver Pittsburgh, PA 59 25 - Austin Hogue Dover, PA 52 26 - Aaron Ott East Berlin, PA 25 27 - Danny Smith Chillicothe, OH 4 28 - Kyle Reinhardt 4/25
  • Column)Bill Wright has Eagle NE USAC notes in BillW's Knoxville News4/25
  • Bloomington Speedway IN)1 3 11P Brady Short 2 1 57 Shane Cottle 3 5 5B Chase Briscoe 4 4 04 Jeff Bland, Jr. 5 8 17 Max Mcghee 6 6 15 Ethan Barrow 7 10 9 Jordan Kinser 8 2 17K Michael Koontz 9 9 6S Josh Cunningham 10 14 71B Braxton Cummings 11 7 98 Brandon Morin 12 15 22V Shelby Vangilder 13 16 3 Jake Simmons 14 18 56W Tyler Waltz 15 12 29S Cole Smith 16 11 35X Chris Babcock 17 13 77 Hunter O Neal 18 19 5 Chad Boespflug 19 17 17B Nick Bilbee 4/25
  • Eagle Raceway NE)USAC Sprints....#71P Dave Darland #21x Chris Windom #4 Tracy Hines #17RW Kevin Thomas Jr. #69 Brady Bacon #32 Chase Stockon #24 Landon Simon #81 Jon Stanbrough #2X Casey Shuman #15F Aaron Farney #12 Robert Ballou #18 Jarett Andretti #97 Bret Mellenberndt #65 Chris Parkinson #0 Alex Schriever #69X Michael Moore #75 Billy Alley #09 Josh Stephens #55 Kenny Potter #20 Steve Thomas #71 Robert Bell #30 C.J. Leary 4/25
  • Silver Dollar Speedway CA)Rico Abreu wins the Bill Brownell Memorial. Colby Copeland second, Mason Moore third, Jason Statler fourth, Sean Becker Fifth,Willie Croft, Robbie Price, Justyn Cox, Keith Bloom, Rowdy McClenon Round out the top ten. 4/25
  • Attica Raceway Park OH)Rob Chaney avoided contact with another racer on two occasions and then blasted past Gary Taylor on a restart to drive to his 10th career 410 sprint win at Attica Raceway Park Friday. Race Results 4/25
  • Trail Way Speedway PA)The 19 cars finished at the front again Friday night at Trail-Way Speedway. But this time, it was J.B. Cunningham standing in victory lane. “I sold all my stuff last year, and if I wouldn’t have, I wouldn’t be here,” said Cunningham upon exiting the Your Auto Source/Bricker’s Famous French Fries/NAPA Auto Parts #19 in victory lane, “I want to thank Don Garrett for believing in me and his sponsorship support.” Central PA 4/25
  • Lernerville Speedway PA)#2L Ed Lynch #13 Brandon Matus #2 A.J. Flick #33 Brent Matus #08 Dan Kuriger #35 Jared Zimbardi#22 Brandon Spithaler #10 Carl Bowser #11 Scott Priester #5 Sye Lynch #5K Adam Kekich #27M Zach Morrow #7 Eric Williams #46 Michael Bauer #76 Davey Jones #4K Bill Kiley 4/25

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  • Riverside Int. Speedway AR)Mother Nature Won Again - 3 Weeks in a Row!! Due to rain, cold temps, and predicted storms the races for Saturday, April 25, have been cancelled. Hopefully the April showers are gone and we will be able to have the races. Next week, Sat., May 2, the ASCS Rock n Roll 50. Gen Adm is $25; children 6-11 $5; Under 5 free. 4/25
  • Civil War)Due to threatening weather, tomorrow's Civil War Series Event at the Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, CA has been cancelled. 4/25
  • Atomic Speedway OH)After watching Saturday's forecast all week long, it's a tough call but Atomic Speedway management is cancelling Saturday, April 25th’s races due to nearly a 100 percent chance of rain. With the forecast not changing for tomorrow, and a high level chance of rain continuing all day, the decision was made early so that fans and teams can make plans for other racing venues. The next race will be the Dan Reno Memorial on Saturday May 2nd paying $2,222 to win Late Models and Modifieds along with OVSCA Sprints and Sport Mods. This will be an unsanctioned race for Late Models and Modifieds. Hoosier tire rule applies. Hope to see you all there. More on the Dan Reno race will be announced this weekend. For more Atomic Speedway information, please call 740-703-9749 or visit  www.atomicspeedway.net or www.facebook.com/AtomicSpeedway 4/25
  • Team Turner)Team Turner Racing is ready to open their 2015 racing season this Saturday, April 25 when the Patriot Sprint Tour visits Merrittville Speedway in Thorold, Ontario for the Spring Sizzler. Jamie Turner and sons Cory and Ryan are all set to compete in the event with their 360 Sprint Cars. Jamie will be starting his 6th Sprint Car season, while Cory is entering his sophomore Sprint Car season, and Ryan is embarking on his rookie season in a Sprint Car. Cory and Ryan both tested out their cars and the new Merrittville surface last Saturday, while the team put the finishing touches on Jamie's car this week. Press Releases4/25

Friday April 24th 2015

 

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace. Jimi Hendrix

3:30pm

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  • USCS)The United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters Mid South regional series season opening event at Tennessee National Raceway in Hohenwald, Tennessee has been cancelled due to forecasts for heavy storms overnight resulting in as much as one and a quarter inches of rain predicted. The forecast for Saturday afternoon also looks uncertain with conflicting forecasts from the many weather agency resources. We are apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused anyone. The United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour has now been re-scheduled to return to the track on Saturday, June 13th. The June USCS race at Tennessee National Raceway will be held during the 2nd night of a two-day middle Tennessee USCS sprint car high speed invasion that will include a Friday, June 12th event at the freshly re-modeled Thunderhill Raceway in nearby Summertown, Tennessee. The next United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters event is scheduled at Travelers Rest Speedway in Travelers Rest, South Carolina on Friday, May 8th. On the following night (Saturday, May 9th) , the series invades the high-banked 1/3 mile North Georgia Speedway in Chatsworth, Georgia for the first time in over a decade. For additional information about the United Sprint Car Series including rules and complete updated racing schedules, please visit www.uscsracing.com or call the series office at 770-460-7223 or at 770-865-6097.4/24
  • World of Outlaws)The Texas Outlaw Nationals opener on Friday night at Devil's Bowl Speedway has been rained out to put the emphasis on Saturday's huge $20,000-to-win spectacular. On Saturday the pits will open at 3 p.m. and the grandstands will open at 4 p.m. Fans with Friday tickets can exchange them for a Saturday ticket at no change in price. Fans with a two-day package have several options. Fans can use the Friday value of their ticket for any ticket at www.WorldofOutlaws.com/tickets or they can return the Friday ticket to the address printed on the back of the ticket for a refund. DIRT/World of Outlaws 4/24
  • Badger)An open practice session has been scheduled at Angell Park Speedway for Sunday May 3 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The session is open to all divisions who will race at the 1/3-mile clay oval during the 2015 season. Pit passes will be $15, with free grandstand admission. There will be no concessions available. The track will open Memorial Day weekend, with the Thiel Family Memorial doubleheader on May 23-24. The co-sanctioned event will feature the Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget Series and the Mid-State Equipment/Zimbrick Chevrolet of Sun Prairie Badger Midget Series. Also competing both days will be the Badger 600 Micro Series and Illini Racing Series. 4/23
  • CRASH PAD)Put a CRASH PAD between you and a hard landing because Stuff Happens. It just makes sense to Reduce your Risk of Spinal Injury in a crash with the Right Stuff. Better Now than After... Find more info at www.802solutions.com, a list of Dealers or secure Online Ordering. 4/24
  • Taylor Ferns)In motorsports a fast car is of the utmost importance to contend for wins, but having “racing luck” is also a key component of this equation. Taylor Ferns has been fast for most of this season, as evident by her charge from the back of the field last weekend in a MOWA Series event at Tri-City Speedway in Illinois, but when it comes to the luck department, she has been battling that for the last few weeks. She looks to turn things around this weekend at Atomic Speedway where she had a good amount of success in 2014. Press Releases4/24
  • Bill Balog)Bill Balog and the B2 Motorsports Team embarked on a new challenge two weeks ago as they kicked off their 2015 season with the newly formed National Sprint League in which Bill and the B2 Motorsports team will compete for a championship title. They traveled to West Burlington, IA to the 34 Raceway for Round #1 of the championship season. Their last visit to the three-eighths mile oval was last June with the World of Outlaws where he charged late in the feature from 11th to finish in the 3rd position. Press Releases4/24

Thursday April 23rd 2015

 

Most people have never learned that one of the main aims in life is to enjoy it. Samuel Butler

11:15pm

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  • Column)Duane Hancock has Attica Raceway Park notes in Tri-State Outlook 4/23
  • Tracy Hines)A trip to the Heartland is quickly becoming a tradition for the Amsoil USAC National Sprint Car Series. What began in 2011 as a pair of races at Dodge City Raceway Park in Kansas has expanded into a three-race swing in both Kansas and Nebraska. Tracy Hines has been in attendance for each of the last four trips to the Heartland and will make the journey again this year as three races are on tap this weekend, with two in Nebraska and one in Kansas. Press Releases4/23
  • DIRTVision)Watch the Texas Outlaw Nationals LIVE on DIRTVISION MAX DIRTVision MAX will bring you all the World of Outlaw sprint car racing action from the Devils Bowl Speedway, April 24th and 25th! For only $44.99, you can watch both nights of racing from the best seat in your own house! Live video coverage from DIRTVision MAX is scheduled to begin at approximately 7:00 PM CST on Friday, April 24th. For a complete DIRTVision MAX broadcast schedule, visit www.dirtvision.com. By purchasing the coverage of the Texas Outlaw Nationals from the Devil�s Bowl Speedway, you will have access to come back and watch the archives at DIRTVision.com. Click here to subscribe now! 4/23
  • SLS Promotions/Salina OK)The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series visits Salina Highbanks Speedway in Salina, Okla., for the fourth time in five years on Friday, May 1. The event will mark the series only visit of the season to Oklahoma, marking the 33rd different year that the series has visited the state, dating back to 1978. Joey Saldana is the defending race winner at Salina. The first two races at Salina Highbanks Speedway were won by Craig Dollansky in 2011 and 2013. As one of the most competitive seasons in series history continues, here are a few numbers to ponder leading up to the race. Press Releases4/23
  • NSL)The staff at Jackson Speedway in Jackson, Minnesota has been busy finalizing details for their first FVP National Sprint League event of the season, the Folkens Brothers Trucking Spring Nationals on Friday, May 22. The feature event will pay $10,000 to win and $500 to start, but over $20,000 is expected to be added to the base purse amount! National Sprint League 4/23
  • Port Royal Speedway PA)Port Royal Speedway is mourning the loss of former speedway president Gerald “Jerry” Clark. Mr. Clark passed away Thursday morning, April 23, 2015 at the age of 93. Clark became a fairboard member of the Juniata County Agricultural Society in 1952 and while involved in the annual Juniata County Fair in that capacity, it wasn’t until the fairboard took over weekly operation of racing at the oval in 1962 that Clark became integrally involved in conducting and guiding the speedway. Eventually Clark became the Ag Society Fairboard president in the 1970’s and 1980’s before stepping away late in the 80’s. Central PA
  • IRA Sprints)SCHEDULE CHANGE! IRA show scheduled for Saturday night at Beaver Dam Raceway has been moved to Sunday based on weather forecast. Show will start an hour earlier, pits open at 2, qualifying 5:30. Only 2 small support classes, hope to get everyone out at decent time. Sunday forecast is sunny and a little warmer with 0% chance of rain at this time. 4/23
  • Dodge City Raceway Park KS)Getting off to the fast start, it’s what every racer hopes for. And several drivers did exactly that in the recent Dodge City Raceway Park season opener on April 11, with Ty Williams, Jeremy Sigler, Michael Pepper and Cody Davis breaking out the best with feature wins. Press Releases4/23
  • USCS)In two days….the always popular United Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters headlines a high speed evening of thrills and excitement during the inaugural USCS “Spring Speed Xplosion” when winged sprint car the series invades the 1/4 mile high-banked red clay oval at Tennessee National Raceway (formerly Hohenwald Motorsports) in Hohenwald, Tennessee. USCS 4/23
  • Aaron Reutzel)The World of Outlaws. Without question, it’s the best of the best in Sprint Car racing. It’s a challenge Aaron Reutzel looks forward to, as the Clute, TX, racer makes his World of Outlaws debut at this weekend’s Texas Outlaw Nationals slated for Friday and Saturday at Devil’s Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, TX. Press Releases4/23

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  • Shane Stewart)Growing up in Bixby, Okla., driver Shane Stewart considers Devil's Bowl Speedway a home track. Stewart won the preliminary night of the 2001 Winter Nationals at the half-mile oval in the Holbrook-owned 8H. He's also won several American Sprint Car Series (ASCS) events at Devil's Bowl. Press Releases4/23
  • ESS)This weekend races at LaFargeville NY & Akwesansne NY have been canceled due to weather. 4/23
  • Alan Krimes)‘Super’ Alan Krimes will participate in his first three-race weekend of the 2015 season this Friday through Sunday, aiming to continue his recent streak of top-five finishes and earn his first win of 2015. Krimes, who earned top-five finishes at the Williams Grove Speedway and Lincoln Speedway on April 17th & 18th, will visit three different venues over a three day period on April 24th - 26th; kicking things off with UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions competition at the Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania on Friday, April 24th. The Denver, Pennsylvania native is a former All Star Circuit of Champions main event winner, and hopes to launch the upcoming weekend back in All Star victory lane. Press Releases4/23
  • Cottage Grove Speedway OR)This Friday, April 24th, and Saturday, the 25th, Cottage Grove Speedway will be hosting the first two races in the history of the Western Sprint Tour. The Spring Showdown, as it's being called, will feature some of the best drivers in the Pacific Northwest region. A driver that has showed up on the radar as a threat to win in the last few years is Central Point's Vern Wheeler Jr. Press Releases4/23
  • Penn Live)Charlie Paige honoring his commitment to Selinsgrove Speedway: 'I put 100 percent into everything I do' http://www.pennlive.com/4/23
  • Penn Live)Australian Sprint Car star Jamie Veal gets a shot at big time as interim driver for injured Jason Johnson http://www.pennlive.com/4/23
  • Placerville Speedway CA)This Saturday night the action resumes at Placerville Speedway with the second event of the 50th Anniversary Red Hawk Casino Championship Season presented by Thompson’s Auto Group. Four divisions are expected to pack the evening roster once again as the quarter-mile bullring on the El Dorado County Fairgrounds continues its most lucrative season. Saturday’s event will feature the Domco Plumbing 360 Winged Sprint Cars and Limited Late Models together with the Jay’s Mobile Welding Pure Stocks.Press Releases4/23
  • Team ILP)While Mother Nature ruined most racer's plans last weekend, Trey Starks led the contingent of Inside Line Promotions competitors by earning a top five. Starks powered to a fifth-place result on Saturday at Skagit Speedway in Alger, Wash., during his season debut at the 3/10-mile oval. Press Releases4/23
  • Winter Heat)The five drivers who scored a victory during the inaugural Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown last January have used the offseason event at Cocopah Speedway to springboard themselves into the 2015 season. Event champion Danny Lasoski, Paul McMahan, Aaron Reutzel, Steve Kinser and Kyle Larson have since combined to earn seven feature wins during the rain-plagued first part of the year. Press Releases4/23
  • Donny Schatz)In the heat of battle, most competitors don’t consider the historic significance of what they are accomplishing. During the last 19 seasons of competing with the World of Outlaws (WoO) Sprint Car Series, Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing’s Donny Schatz has surpassed a number of milestones racing at dirt tracks all across the United States. When he reaches one, the focus instantly turns to the next one, the same way the six-time and reigning WoO champion shifts his attention to the next race seemingly as soon as he walks out the gate after a night of competing with “The Greatest Show on Dirt.” Press Releases4/23
  • The Inside Lane)This week’s edition of “The Inside Lane” on ESPN 92.3 FM presented by Custom Metal Coating with Steve Inch and Todd Steward will air at 5 p.m. (EST) Thursday, April 23, featuring interviews with Stevie Smith, Kevin Nouse, and Nathan Long. Press Releases4/23

Wednesday April 22nd 2015

 

Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. George Bernard Shaw

9:45pm

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  • Racing Xtravaganza)Since the announcement of Racing Xtravaganza, excitement has been running high for the revamped winter racing show in Central Pennsylvania. As the newly built website is just days from joining the worldwide web, fans are encouraged to check out the website at www.racingxtravaganza.com for all of the latest news concerning the event.Central PA 4/22
  • Eagle Motorsports Rock & Roll 50)The Eagle Motorsports Rock 'N Roll 50 Presented by MyRacePass is one of the premier sprint car events across the country. The Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour event, which features Budweiser as the Victory Lane sponsor, invades Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark, on Saturday, May 2. Press Releases4/22
  • All Stars)The University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions will travel to central Pennsylvania this weekend in an early season test against the always tough Pennsylvania Posse teams. It starts Friday, April 24 when the All Stars invade the historic Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa. and continues the next evening at Port Royal Speedway for the prestigious Bob Weikert Memorial. Friday’s 30-lap feature at Williams Grove will pay the winner $5,000 while the Weikert Memorial 40-lap feature Saturday at Port Royal pays the victor $15,000. All Stars 4/22
  • KSE Racing Products)KSE Racing Products are continuing to help drivers rack up wins in 2015, as various drivers used KSE Racing Products to rack up wins over the course of the week. The World of Outlaws saw their Spring Break in California come to a close over the weekend with a pair of wins by teams utilizing KSE Racing Products. Shane Stewart won in dominating fashion in Hanford, CA on Friday night, before Paul McMahan won a thriller at the Perris Auto Speedway on Saturday night, marking his first World of Outlaws win of the season. Press Releases4/22
  • Joe Hunt Wingless)Coming off of a very talked about race at the Calistoga Speedway on April 12th, the Wingless Series Presented By Joe Hunt Magnetos returns to action this Saturday night as they take to the Petaluma Speedway in their second full points show, and third overall show, of the 2015 season. Press Releases4/22

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  • Paul McMahan)What a difference a week can make. After suffering through one of their most trying stretches over the past few years, Paul McMahan and the CJB Motorsports team served notice that the Pennsylvania based organization wouldn't be down for long. "Last weekend was tough," said McMahan, driver of the Bairs Tree Service, Nyce Crete & Landis Block & Concrete and All Star Performance sponsored machine. "We had two DNF's all last year and matched that total in one weekend this year. To come back this week and run as well as we did is a testament to how strong this team truly is. I am exceptionally proud of everyone. It's awesome to see how much fight and determination we came back with." Press Releases4/22
  • Civil War)The Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, CA is known for being a high speed facility that keeps fans on the edge of their seats. After hosting one of the nation’s premier 360 events for the last 21 years, the Trophy Cup, the region’s premier 360ci series will make their first ever appearance at the track on Saturday night. Press Releases4/22
  • IRA Sprints)With the first event of the 2015 racing season in the books, the Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series now heads to Beaver Dam raceway for its next two shows. The first event will take place this coming Saturday April 25th with the running of the Jim Wipperfurth Memorial. The banked, third-mile, clay oval was one of the favorite tracks on the circuit for young charger Phillip Mock last season. One year ago Mock scored his first career IRA victory in the season opening show at Beaver Dam Raceway and then followed that up with his season a-main win a couple weeks later at the track. Mock undoubtedly would like to see a repeat of his performances last season in the upcoming Beaver Dam contests. IRA 4/22
  • Indy Race Parts would like to congratulate Mitch Wissmiller, Chett Gehrke, Richard Vander Weerd, Parker Price-Miller, Chad Boespflug, Danny Stratton, Hunter Schuerenberg, and Bobby Santos and everyone else that supports Indy Race Parts. If you need any New or Used Sprint Car, Midget, or 600 parts we are your one stop shop. Call 317.244.9437 or view our website www.indyraceparts.com for more info or find us on Twitter, @indyraceparts.4/22
  • Jason Johnson Racing)Jason Johnson Racing (JJR) is pleased to announce that Jamie Veal will be piloting the #41 Maxim while Jason recovers from injuries sustained at Placerville Speedway on April 8th. “We are excited that Jamie Veal will be driving our car on the World of Outlaw tour while I recuperate from these injuries,” Jason explained. “When I got hurt and was laying in that hospital bed out in California, I was scared. During that time, I reflected on my life and one of the things I will always remember and cherish is my time in Australia and the opportunity to drive for the Disbury Family and Alan Haynes’ HM Racing.” He continued, “The memories, friends, and fans we met and got to know during our many trips to Australia are very special to me and my family and this is our opportunity to give back in a small way by partnering with one of their own young, ambitious and talented drivers to race on American soil.” Press Releases4/22
  • MSCS)The Hoosier Tire Midwest Sprint Car Series will conclude a busy April schedule with an appearance Sunday at the Terre Haute Action Track. The annual “Spring Fling” that evening will not only feature the MSCS competitors but include the addition of the most competitive drivers from the Hoosier state’s other special event and weekly tracks. Press Releases4/22
  • TJ Michael)The 2015 season will continue for Texas native T.J. Michael this Friday and Saturday, April 24th & 25th at Attica Raceway Park and Fremont Speedway. Michael, who has been splitting his time between ‘410’ and ‘305’ sprint car competition, will focus solely on ‘305’ action this Friday and Saturday while his team rebuilds a ‘410’ sprinter for upcoming events. The Plano, Texas native was involved in a red flag incident during the Fremont/Attica Sprint Title (F.A.S.T.) ‘410’ main event last Saturday evening at the Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio, resulting in a heavily damaged race car, forcing the team to basically ‘start from scratch.’ Press Releases4/22
  • J&J Auto Racing)Ed Lynch, Jr., Adam Kekich and Jordan Ryan all raced to victory lane last weekend behind the wheel of J&J Auto Racing Sprint cars. Lynch took the opening night victory at Lernerville Speedway while Kekich came out on top at Mercer Raceway Park Saturday night. Ryan made it two straight wins at Attica Raceway Park. Press Releases4/22
  • Dave Bradway Jr Mermorial)We’re happy to announce that the fan group known as Hoserville will once again partner with the heat races at the 25th annual Dave Bradway Jr. Memorial on Saturday May 2. This is the 13th consecutive season that Hoserville will be a part of the heat races during the King of the West 410 Sprint Car Series event at Silver Dollar Speedway. Each 10-lap heat race winner on Saturday May 2 will receive a free Hoosier Right Rear Tire plus Five Sleeves of Tear Offs. Press Releases4/22
  • SLS Promotions/Granite City IL)Tickets are now on sale for the inaugural World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event at Granite City Speedway in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota on Tuesday, June 16 and can be purchased online at http://slspromotions.ticketforce.com/GraniteCitySpeedway15 or by calling SLS Promotions at 815-344-2023. Press Releases4/22
  • OCRS)Officials with the AmeriFlex / OCRS sprint car series and the Caney Valley Speedway in Caney Kansas have agreed to add Saturday May 2nd as the make-up date for the recently rained out show from April 18th. OCRS 4/22
  • Brent Marks)The UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions will trek to central Pennsylvania for the first time in 2015 this Friday and Saturday, April 24th & 25th; visiting the Williams Grove Speedway and Port Royal Speedway during their two-day swing through the ‘Keystone State.’ Brent Marks will follow the All Star Circuit of Champions through central Pennsylvania; beginning with a $5,000-to-win All Star/Posse showdown at the Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania on Friday, April 24th. Press Releases4/22

Tuesday April 21st 2015

The queen of diamonds let you down,
She was just an empty fable
The queen of hearts you say you never met
Eagles   Doolin-Dalton

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  • Column)Article from Richard Golardi: "Winner’s Interview with Bobby Santos – King of the Wing at Pensacola"Florida Open Wheel 4/21

  • Column)Pat & Bruce Eckel have notes from Bloomington and Lincoln Park Speedway's in A Typical Weekend4/21
  • OCRS)Lawton Speedway holds the distinction of being the oldest racetrack in Oklahoma that is still producing the roaring sound of horsepower throughout the spring and summer nights. This Saturday, Lawton Speedway will host the AmeriFlex Hose & Accessories / Oil Capital Racing Series winged sprint cars for the first of three AmeriFlex / OCRS events in 2015. OCRS 4/21
  • PennLive)Craig Dollansky splits with Destiny Motorsports: 'We just couldn't get clicking'http://www.pennlive.com/4/21
  • Dodge City Raceway Park KS)The Dodge City Raceway Park 2015 championship battles will further take shape with this Saturday night’s second round of action atop the 3/8-mile clay oval in southwest Kansas. Saturday’s tilt will include a full card of Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks. Press Releases4/21
  • Oswego Speedway NY)When Oswego Speedway goes green flag racing for the 65th consecutive season on Saturday, May 9, the Novelis Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank SBS will be joined by the Race of Champions Asphalt Modifies Series Richie Evans Memorial. Press Releases4/21
  • World of Outlaws)In 1978 Ted Johnson brought together a group of sprint car drivers to form a national touring series, the World of Outlaws. And on March 18 of that year, the series held its first ever event at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Tex. 47 years the later, the series again returns to its birthplace to take on the Texas Outlaw Nationals this Friday and Saturday night. As the series celebrates the winners of the 1980s this year, two winners from that era, 20-time Outlaw champion Steve Kinser and 294-time series winner Sammy Swindell, will join the Outlaw regulars in competing for the Texas Outlaw Nationals title. DIRT/World of Outlaws 4/21
  • WST)The Western Sprint Tour opening weekend at Cottage Grove Speedway will be having a strong presence of Washington drivers this Friday April 24th and Saturday the 25th. Among the drivers coming from the north include J.J. Hickle of Quilcene, Washington. Hickle will be piloting the family owned Meyer Electric/Hedge Carter/Bekkevar Logging & Trucking/Poverty Bay Bumper/Don Ott Racing Engines/Highline Performance #3 XXX. It should make for an exciting couple of nights for the Spring Showdown at the historic 1/4-mile clay oval. Press Releases4/21
  • ESS)It’s time to put the all the off season work to the track this weekend as the quest for the 2015 Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint Tour Champion begins this weekend! Friday night (Apr. 24) will see the stars and cars to the familiar Can-Am Motorsports Park and then the next day off to Mohawk International Raceway for the Atomic Sprint Clash. Press Releases4/21
  • Silver Dollar Speedway CA)The most decorated and popular champion in the history of sprint car racing at Silver Dollar Speedway continues to lend a helping hand to the sport and track he loves so dearly. Chico’s Shane Scott has been at the forefront of increasing the yearly purse at the Bill Brownell Memorial sprint car race. This year Scott, with help from Withrow’s Motorsports and Cycleland Speedway, is helping the Speedway offer $3300 to the sprint car main event winner.Press Releases4/21
  • Ohsweken Speedway ONT)Ohsweken Speedway's safety crew is looking for applicants to join their team of firefighters and corner workers. Previous firefighting experience/training is preferred. Race rescue training will be provided. Applicants must be available for most Friday night racing programs at Ohsweken Speedway. Interested applicants are asked to e-mail resumes to Kevin Barry of EMR Canada Race Rescue Services at emrcanada@gmail.com 4/21
  • Ohsweken Speedway ONT)A limited number of discounted hotel rooms are available for booking at the Best Western Plus Brant Park Inn & Conference Centre for Ohsweken Speedway's major events in 2015. Press Releases4/21
  • Caleb Helms)Caleb Helms captured his first top 10 of the season last Friday at Attica Raceway Park. Helms opened the night at the third-mile oval in Attica, Ohio, by qualifying sixth quickest. He then placed fourth in a heat race, which lined him up on the outside of the eighth row for the main event. Press Releases4/21
  • USAC)After a fierce battle with polesitter Stevie Sussex, R.J. Johnson of Phoenix emerged with the “4th Annual Spring Fling” win at Arizona Speedway. Saturday’s $1,500 triumph was Johnson’s third consecutive USAC SouthWest Sprint Car feature victory. “The Magic Man” Mike Martin, Matt Rossi, Shon Deskins, and “Chargin” Charles Davis Jr. rounded out the top-five drivers. USAC 4/21

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  • Joey Saldana)Following his second place finish at Perris, Calif., Joey Saldana, along with all the members of the Motter Equipment HE&M Saw Beltline Body Shop team, spent the next two days in San Diego with Workshops for Warriors personnel, along with HEMsaw’s Bob Foster. Press Releases4/21
  • Jason Sides)Jason Sides wrapped up the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series spring swing along the West Coast last weekend. "We had a solid West Coast swing, but we're excited to head to the Midwest and East Coast in the near future," he said. "California is a long way from home so it'll be nice to be within driving distance throughout a lot of the spring." Press Releases4/21
  • Joe Trenca)Although Joe Trenca didn't produce the result he wanted during his season opener last Saturday at Selinsgrove Speedway, he's happy to have the 2015 season underway. Following two straight weeks of delaying his first race of the year, Trenca kicked off the season by drawing a high number in the pill draw. That lined up the Mucci Motorsports sprint car seventh in a heat race on the tough track. Press Releases4/21
  • Zach Blurton)Zach Blurton continued his top-10 streak last Saturday during the United Rebel Sprint Series season opener at Liberal Fairgrounds Speedway. Blurton overcame a stacked heat race and heavy track conditions early in the night to close with a sixth-place result during the feature. That gives him four top 10s in as many races this season. Press Releases4/21
  • Kyle Hirst)Roth Motorsports is excited to announce they have named Kyle Hirst the driver of their traveling team effective immediately, as Hirst joins the team in Mesquite, TX for the Texas Outlaw Nationals at the Devil’s Bowl Raceway this Friday and Saturday night. Press Releases4/21
  • David Gravel)With the California swing in the books, Destiny Motorsports is excited to announce that David Gravel has been hired to take over the driving duties on the World of Outlaws tour starting this weekend in Texas. “It just did not work out with Craig Dollansky and us, and we both felt it was best to part ways,” Destiny Motorsports owner, Rick Rogers said. “We are absolutely thrilled to welcome a young talent like David Gravel to our team, as he takes over the driving duties for us.” Press Releases4/21
  • Tommy Tarlton)Tommy Tarlton made his first start with the World of Outlaws on Friday night, and he made it exciting as he charged from his 19th starting position to pick up a ninth place finish in Hanford, CA. “It took us a little while to get our new engine dialed in, but once Paul Baines and the boys got it figured out, we had a really fast racecar,” Tarlton said. Press Releases4/21
  • DJ Netto)Taking on the World of Outlaws in his hometown of Hanford, CA, DJ Netto got caught up in a wreck while running inside the Top-10, which ultimately ended his night. “We had a pretty solid night going, but on a restart there was some contact, and we got some damage to our car, and our night was over,” DJ Netto said. Press Releases4/21
  • Lance Dewease)The season seems to be turning around for LD and the Dietz Motorsports #14 team. After working hard all week to get the car ready, the team headed to Williams Grove Speedway on Friday in hopes of pulling a decent pill and having a good night. Press Releases4/21

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  • Jason Statler)Shaking down a new car, and getting some laps in Chico, CA leading up to the 25th Annual Dave Bradway Jr Memorial, Jason Statler and his DF Rios Motorsports team picked up a sixth place finish on Friday night. Press Releases4/21
  • Jack Dover)Jack Dover heads into this Saturday's ASCS Warrior Region season-opening event seeking his first victory of the season. Dover is slated to race at Valley Speedway in Grain Valley, Mo., where he is also aiming for his first career triumph. Press Releases4/21
  • Derek Hagar)Derek Hagar is seeking his third consecutive year with a USCS victory at Tennessee National Raceway this Saturday. Hagar has visited Victory Lane during two of his three races at the third-mile oval in Hohenwald, Tenn., the past two seasons and he is itching to record his first triumph of this year. Press Releases4/21
  • Husets Speedway SD)Huset's Speedway has been purchased by Sioux Falls-based Badlands Entertainment Group for an undisclosed amount. The longtime sprint car track near Brandon will be renamed Badlands Motor Speedway after the 2015 season. “It will continue to be known as Huset’s Speedway through the 2015 season and will be operated by the current owners," Badlands Entertainment Group CEO Chuck Brennan said. "At the end of the season it will officially become Badlands Motor Speedway for the 2016 season." Brennan plans to improve the facility's track, grandstand and parking along with other amenities.http://www.keloland.com/4/21
  • Cottage Grove Speedway OR)In just a few days the Western Sprint Tour will be hosting the first two races in their history at Cottage Grove Speedway. On Friday April 24th and Saturday the 25th the clay will fly and the engines will roar at the historical 1/4-mile clay oval. And to begin his Northwest title defense Colin Baker will look to have the same success he had last year. Press Releases4/21
  • Super Shox The 2015 seasons has just started and racers with Super Shox have already won 16 features in Mini Sprints, Midgets, Wing and Non-Wing Sprint Cars! Super Shox has a full line up of shocks from standard non adjustable to single and double adjustable shocks to suit the needs of Sprint and Midget racing. The advantage with Super Shox starts with a precision tuned set of shocks that will give your car grip, stability, control and most of all improve driver confidence. From there you can benefit from a long lasting product that comes with a lifetime valving guarantee, quick turn around on service and excellent tech support. If your looking for a way to improve your racing program check out Super Shox by giving us a call at 847-548-7469 or by email at info@supershox.com you can also find us on the web at www.supershox.com and on facebook and twitter. 4/21
  • FAST)Defending Kistler Racing Products Fremont/Attica Sprint Title ‘410’ Championship Series presented by KS Sales & Service champion Byron Reed finds himself in control of the current F.A.S.T. standings after the opening weekend of competition. Reed used a pair of runner-up finishes during the first two rounds of F.A.S.T. action on April 17th & 18th to propel himself to the top of the rankings; leading Dean Jacobs by eleven markers heading into round #3 on Friday, May 1st. Cap Henry, Chris Andrews and Craig Mintz round out the top-five in the current championship standings. Press Releases4/21
  • USAC)Fresh off a Santa Maria USAC 360 triumph, Visalia’s Richard Vander Weerd claimed his second straight Amsoil USAC/CRA win at Perris Auto Speedway. Fighting off champions Mike Spencer and “The Demon” Damion Gardner, Vander Weerd stormed to the $2,500 “So-Cal Showdown” victory. Gardner, Spencer, hard charger Ryan Bernal, and Austin Williams chased the former USAC West Coast Champion across the finish line. USAC 4/21
  • Brad Loyet)Brad Loyet and the Loyet Motorsports/Vacuworx Global #o5 team scored a pair of podium finishes in Illinois last weekend. The team started with a Friday second place run with the MOWA series at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City. On Saturday, he posted quick time and finished third amongst forty competitors in MOWA/IRA action at LaSalle Speedway. Tentative plans have the team racing the two-night World of Outlaws event at Devil’s Bowl Speedway near Mesquite, Texas this weekend. Press Releases4/21
  • Sean Becker)Returning to the seat of the Mike’s Hard Lemonade/Cherry Street Mini Storage/Menne Ranch Hay Inc. No. 75 machine on Friday night, Sean Becker hooked up in a hard fought fight that ultimately saw him take the checkered flag with a second place finish. Press Releases4/21
  • Jonathan Allard)Racing close to home over the weekend, Chico, CA pilot, Jonathan Allard, picked up a third place finish on Friday night at the Silver Dollar Speedway before grabbing a second place finish on Saturday night at the Marysville Raceway. Press Releases4/21
  • Mason Moore)Spending his Friday night in action at the Silver Dollar Speedway, Princeton, CA pilot, Mason Moore, overcame an early spin to score a seventh place finish at the track he calls home. “The track was in perfect shape, but unfortunately I lost the handle, and spun, forcing us to the back of the pack,” Moore said. “We had a really good car, and we were able to fight forward and finish in the seventh spot.” Press Releases4/21

Monday April 20th 2015

Don't you draw the queen of diamonds boy
She'll beat you if she's able
You know the queen of hearts is always your best bet
 Eagles    Desperado

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  • Column)Richard Golardi has his "Race Report – King of the Wing at Five Flags Speedway" Florida Open Wheel 4/20
  • Column)Gaye Carmichael has notes from Perris CA World of Outlaws in Sprint Car Notes4/20
  • Antioch Speedway CA)When Ricky Brophy sat behind the wheel of his #3 Sprint Car last week at Antioch Speedway, he was hoping to have more of the bugs worked out of his car. A few weeks earlier, he was at Petaluma struggling to make laps. Before that, he and friend and fellow competitor Shawn Arriaga were sorting through a myriad of problems. To say the least, its been a struggle.
  • POWRi)As the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget series gears up for five straight weekends of racing, a test of endurance for even the most experienced teams, the 2015 championship battle has already begun. Press Releases4/20
  • Patriot Sprints)It was a dreadful winter for much of Patriot Sprint Tour landscape but heading in to the season opener it is all systems go for an invasion at one of the most anticipated tour stops. For the third consecutive year, the season lid-lifter for the Fine Touch Collision Patriot Sprint Tour Canada Series gets underway on the final Saturday in April at Merrittville Speedway in Southern Ontario. Last year’s event was lost to a rain shower the morning of the race, but two years ago Steve Poirier held off a wild late-race challenge from Justin Barger to score the win and eventually go on to the 2013 PST Canada Championship. A host of drivers are looking to pull a similar feat at the 3/8-mile this year to go wire-to-wire to score the prize that is up for grabs for the 2015 Championship. Press Releases4/20
  • Bradway Memorial)We are less than two weeks away from our cornerstone event with the King of the West Sprint Car Series, the 25th annual Dave Bradway Jr. Memorial at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico! If anyone would like to purchase a lap for May 2 please contact Dave & Dianne Durica at Durica1414@sbcglobal.net or 916-988-5958. There are still laps available. In addition to that if you have anything you would like to donate please don't hesitate to let us know! The Carwash Mike Fast Time Award will be handed out once again for the fourth consecutive year to start off the evening.4/20
  • SLS Promotions/Lakeside KS)Tickets are now on sale as O’Reilly Auto Parts Presents the World of Outlaws at Lakeside, featuring the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Saturday, June 6 at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. Tickets can be purchased online at http://slspromotions.ticketforce.com/lakeside2015 or by calling SLS Promotions at 815-844-2023. Press Releases4/20
  • Florida Open Wheel)Link for race video from Richard Golardi: https://youtu.be/H46LrojO4Zg "YouTube video - Troy DeCaire at Five Flags Speedway, Feature Race, 4-17-2015" Link for Photo Album from Richard Golardi "Photo Album - Five Flags Speedway, King of the Wing, 4-17-2015, all photos by Richard Golardi" https://www.facebook.com/ 4/21
  • Racing Xtravaganza)While it might be the ten months away, race fans need to mark their calendars now for Racing Xtravaganza, your Prescription for Racing Xcitement, once the dust stops flying for the 2015 season in Central Pennsylvania. Central PA 4/20
  • Susquehanna Speedway Park PA)The next Wednesday night Test & Tune will be on Wednesday, April 22. The gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with practice sessions rotating for each class from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The cost is $14.00 per person for pit passes and a $20.00 fee for each racecar entering the pit area ($34.00 per car & driver combination). Gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with open track time from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. by class. Each session will be 6 – 8 laps per session. The grandstands are open and free to the public. Each class will receive 4 to 5 rounds of 6/8 laps each or more if time permits. The main concession stand will also be open throughout the night. Central PA 4/20
  • Dominic Scelzi)Dominic Scelzi is coming off a strong weekend. Scelzi kicked off last weekend on Friday by wrapping up the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series spring swing through the West Coast in his Roth Motorsports backed, family owned No. 41. Press Releases4/20
  • Parker Price-Miller)One week after picking up his first career 410ci winged sprint car win, Parker Price-Miller proved it was no fluke as he bested the All Star Circuit of Champions on Saturday night at the Wayne County Speedway. Press Releases4/20
  • Big Game Motorsports)Knoxville Raceway: Take Two. Big Game Motorsports and Danny Lasoski will attempt to compete at the famed half-mile oval in Knoxville, Iowa, this Saturday for the second straight week after last Saturday's season opener was cancelled because of inclement weather. Press Releases4/20
  • Justyn Cox)The Placerville Speedway hasn’t been one of Justyn Cox’s strong venues over the course of his career, and on Saturday night, Cox returned to the high-banked mile to continue to try and figure the place out, and came out of the weekend with a ninth place finish. Press Releases4/20
  • Greg DeCaires)Hitting the Placerville Speedway on Saturday night, Greg DeCaires and his Dale Miller Motorsports team had another strong night of racing as ‘The Catfish” charged from his 11th starting spot to finish in the third spot. “We drew a late pill for qualifying, but were able to put ourselves in the inversion,” DeCaires said. “Unfortunately I couldn’t take care of business from the front row of my heat race, but the guys worked hard, and we turned it into a nice night.” Press Releases4/20
  • Matt Peterson)Returning to the Placerville Speedway on Saturday night, Matt Peterson put together another strong night of racing as he stayed consistent and recorded his second consecutive fifth place finish at the famed speedway. Press Releases4/20
  • Shawn Wright)Friday night, Shawn Wright and his Wright Motorsports team checked in at the Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, CA to take on the World of Outlaws. After being involved in an early wreck in the B Main, Wright would end up in the feature event and score an 18th place finish with ‘The Greatest Show on Dirt”. Press Releases4/20

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  • ASCS SW)The Desert Night will not be silent this coming Saturday as the ASCS Southwest Region makes its first trip of the season to the Arizona Speedway at ET Moto Park in Queen Creek, Ariz. with a $1,500 winner’s check up for grabs. Round six of the 2015 lineup, New Mexico’s Rick Ziehl has already established himself as the driver to beat in 2015, carrying a 40 point lead over Arizona’s Ryan Linder. ASCS 4/20
  • Jerrod Hull)The first three races went win, win, second. The fourth was looking like another runner-up finish until motor ills sidelined Jerrod Hull last Saturday night at the Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois. The Sikeston, Missouri driver was running second with a few laps to go when he broke a rocker arm in the power plant. Jerrod will be taking this week off of his racing while son Jett competes. Press Releases4/20
  • SLS Promotions/Greenwood NE)Tickets are now on sale for the NAPA Auto Parts Outlaw Showdown, featuring the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series plus the Malvern Bank SLMR Late Model Series on Friday, June 5 at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Nebraska. Tickets can be purchased online at http://slspromotions.ticketforce.com/i80speedway or by calling SLS Promotions at 815-344-2023. Press Releases4/20
  • Kerry Madsen)The daunting California spring tour came to a close over the weekend, and Kerry Madsen ended his stay in the Golden State by posting a pair of sixth place finishes, and getting off the West Coast sitting fourth in the 2015 championship point standings. Press Releases4/20
  • ASCS Warrior)After Mother Nature made quick work of the 2015 season opener with the Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region this past Saturday at Randolph County Raceway with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour, the Missouri based region of the American Sprint Car Series will look to get things rolling this Saturday, April 25 at Valley Speedway in Grain Valley, Mo. ASCS 4/20
  • Ryan Smith)Ryan Smith knew there'd be ups and downs when he ventured to Ohio for UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions competition. The first race was an up - a huge up as he won the first All Star points race of the year. However, last Saturday at Wayne County Speedway was a learning experience. Press Releases4/20
  • Austen Wheatley)Austen Wheatley earned his best finish of the season last Saturday at Skagit Speedway despite ending the night with a mechanical issue. The event opened with Wheatley setting quick time during qualifying, which lined him up on the outside of the second row of a heat race during his season debut at the 3/10-mile oval. Press Releases4/20
  • Tony Bruce Jr)Tony Bruce Jr. has high expectations entering this weekend's Texas Outlaw Nationals. Bruce Jr. will put a 410ci engine into his sprint car to compete for the first time this season with the World of Outlaw Sprint Car Series at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, during the $20,000-to-win event. Press Releases4/20
  • Robbie Price)Continuing to have a very strong, and impressive, rookie season, Robbie Price broke through on Saturday night and picked up his first career 360ci winged sprint car win, while also making his debut aboard a 410ci winged sprint car and finishing third while in action at the Skagit Speedway. “It was a really great weekend overall, and I have to thank everyone who has been so supportive since we started,” Price said. Press Releases4/20
  • Brady Bacon)Brady Bacon scored a big victory aboard the Hoffman Racing #69 Saturday night at the USAC/MSCS “Spring Showdown” at Tri-State Speedway near Haubstadt, Indiana. The defending USAC champion grabbed the lead early and held off Robert Ballou to take home $5,000 for his win. Friday night saw the team pick up a top five finish at the Bloomington Speedway in Indiana. Press Releases4/20
  • Justin Sanders)Marysville Raceway seems to suit Justin Sanders, and on Saturday night the Watsonville, CA driver continued a very strong string of finishes at the track as he picked up his second win of the season on Saturday night. 26 cars checked in for the second point race of the season at the Marysville Raceway, and Sanders got things started off by timing the F&W Racing No. 18 machine in third fastest in qualifying time trials. Press Releases4/20
  • Andy Gregg)Taking advantage of a couple of non-point shows at the Placerville Speedway to open their season, Andy Gregg and his Russell Motorsports team seemed to leave the bad luck behind them as Gregg picked up a second place finish on Saturday night during the Championship Kick Off. Press Releases4/20
  • Steven Tiner)Debuting his Steven Tiner Racing No. 94 machine for the first time in 2015, Steven Tiner raced his way to the lead early in the Saturday night feature as he recorded his first win of the season at the famed Placerville Speedway. “It was a great night for this entire Steven Tiner Racing team,” Tiner said. “I have to thank everyone who worked so hard all winter to help get us ready, and to come out and win in what was the cars first night out is pretty special.” Press Releases4/20
  • Sam Hafertepe Jr)Sam Hafertepe Jr. was extremely fast throughout the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series return to Devil's Bowl Speedway last season. Unfortunately, Hafertepe Jr. was undone by bad lack during the $20,000-to-win Texas Outlaw Nationals at the half-mile track in Mesquite, Texas, where he ventures to this Friday and Saturday for a shot at redemption. Press Releases4/20
  • Travis Rilat)Travis Rilat will make the short trek to Devil's Bowl Speedway this weekend for the $20,000-to-win Texas Outlaw Nationals. Rilat is slated to compete at the half-mile track in Mesquite, Texas, which is approximately 10 miles from his shop, on Friday and Saturday with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series for the second straight season.Press Releases4/20
  • USAC)R.J. Johnson enjoys a 37-point lead in his quest for a third consecutive USAC Southwest Sprint Car title after scoring his 21st USAC feature victory in the state of Arizona last Saturday night at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek. The series resumes May 2 at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria. USAC 4/20
  • USAC)USAC HPD Midget competition unfolds this Saturday in Columbus, Ohio and Ventura, Calif. as Midwest and Western series participants compete. The Midwest opener is at Columbus Motor Speedway and the Western event is at Ventura Raceway. USAC 4/20
  • USAC)The AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car Series invades America's heartland this week for a trio of events expected to weigh heavily on the 2015 championship. Friday night's "Rumble at the Bullring" unfolds at Eagle (Neb.) Raceway while Saturday's race is at Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, Neb. Sunday night's "Weld Racing Spring Classic" is at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kans. All three races carry additional WAR sanction. USAC 4/20
  • USAC)USAC's King of the Wing Sprint Cars open their Western Regional calendar May 2 at Madera (Calif.) Speedway. The King of the Wing/Auto Value slate resumes in June following last week's opener at Pensacola, Fla. Bobby Santos of Franklin, Mass. is the early leader in the King of the Wing and Auto Value Bumper-to-Bumper Sprint standings after wheeling his DJ Racing/Simpson Hurricane/VDS Chevy to victory in Friday night's 40-lapper at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, Fla. He led the last 12 laps after a competitive first 28 laps saw three different lap leaders. USAC 4/20
  • USAC)Former AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car Champions Damion Gardner and Mike Spencer continue their battle for the 2015 championship May 2 when the series returns to Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway. The two are separated by just five points after taking second and third respectively in last Saturday night's "So-Cal Showdown" at the PAS. USAC 4/20
  • Trey Starks)Trey Starks scored his second top five of the season last Saturday at Skagit Speedway. However, Starks, who competed in his family car in the 410ci class and who drove for Doug Rutz in the 360ci division, battled bad luck and tough track conditions throughout his season debut at the semi-banked track. "It was wild," he said. "It was really rough. They had modifieds with us and that track is so soft so they completely rutted it up." Press Releases4/20
  • Triple X Race Co)Another weekend in the books and another weekend with major race wins for drivers using XXX chassis. Triple X Race Components congratulates all of our winners, including Brady Bacon who beat the USAC National Tour in Indiana, Parker Price-Miller who scored his first All Star Circuit of Champions win in Ohio, Stevie Smith who collected $6k in PA, Danny Stratton who beat the ARDC, Mike Vollbrecht who beat the NW Focus Midge Series, Creek County Speedway winner Fred Mattox and Deming Speedway winner Riley Watkins. XXX Chassis and Components are available through our huge network of dealers at www.xxxraceco.com. Triple X Race Components – Race Hard! Press Releases4/20
  • Ocean Sprints)The busiest stretch of the season for the Ocean Sprints presented by Taco Bravo will kick-off this Friday night with round number three in the battle for the title at the quarter-mile bullring. The night of racing will also be part of the first Prentice Motorsports Group “Double Down Bonus” weekend. If a driver can win the Friday event at Ocean Speedway with the Ocean Sprints, and then win at Thunderbowl Raceway this Saturday with the Civil War Series presented by Flowmaster in Tulare, they’ll go home with a $3000 bonus. If they do so, they’ll walk away with $6500 total for the weekend. This is the first of nine Double Down Bonus weekends in 2015. Press Releases4/20
  • Cory Haas)After back-to-back top-ten finishes in central Pennsylvania during the recent weekend, Cory Haas is set to challenge the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions this Friday night, as well as take part in his first three-race weekend of the 2015 season. Haas, driver of the Michael Barshinger Builder, Embee & Son, Inc, York P-B Truss, Inc., Thornton Chevrolet, Tailgaters Grill & Drafthouse, Classic Rock Custom Stone, no. 11C ‘410’ sprint car, will enter competition at the Williams Grove Speedway, Lincoln Speedway, and Path Valley Speedway Park this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 24th, 25th & 26th, with potential paydays reaching $5,000 on Friday and Sunday. Press Releases4/20

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  • IRA Sprints)There has been plenty of talk during the off-season, as seven time, and defending IRA king Bill Balog, plans on testing the waters in the newly formed National Sprint League. His planned schedule currently indicates that it is unlikely Balog will win his eight title this year. When a king falls, the is a succession of power, and just which driver gets to wear the crown at the end of the 2015 season is open for speculation and many are making the effort to do so. IRA 4/20
  • URSS)The United Rebel Sprint Series kicked off its 10th Anniversary Season at the Liberal Fairgrounds Speedway with twenty four teams making the trip to the 3/8’s mile ‘D’ shaped oval. The track has hosted the Rebels several times and the unique shape of the track has always produced some great racing action for the fans. Race Results4/20

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  • Max Stambaugh)‘Mad Max’ Stambaugh kicked-off his 2015 K&L Ready Mix NRA ‘360’ Sprint Invaders season on a solid note during the recent weekend; opening the 2015 NRA campaign with a top-five finish at the Limaland Motorsports Park in Lima, Ohio. Stambaugh, who will follow the entire NRA schedule in 2015, started fourth and finished fourth on Friday evening, April 17th at the Lima bullring; surviving the 25-lap main event with a ‘sour’ engine. The Elida, Ohio native will rejoin the NRA ‘360’ Sprint Invaders on Friday evening, April 24th back at the Limaland Motorsports Complex. Press Releases4/20
  • Wooster Motorsports)We shook the cobwebs off and started our 2015 campaign with the All Star Circuit of Champions (ASCoC) this weekend at NAPA Wayne County Speedway. Steady improvements all night made the car great until the very end when an infield tire ended our night. Press Releases4/20
  • Chad Boespflug)Saturday Night April, 18th at Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville, Indiana proved that determination and teamwork do pay off. Chad was able to score his first win of the 2015 Season as well as his first win in the Kenny and Margo Baldwin owned, #5 Baldwin Brothers Racing Sprint Car. The new Team merged together at the latter part of the 2014 Season and have competed in a dozen events so far together. Press Releases4/20
  • Danny Holtgraver)The 2015 season will continue for Danny Holtgraver and Phoenix Racing this Friday and Saturday, April 24th & 25th in central Pennsylvania; once again joining the All Star Circuit of Champions. Holtgraver, who recently earned a top-five finish with ‘America’s Series’ at the Wayne County Speedway in Orrville, Ohio, will travel east to the Williams Grove Speedway and Port Royal Speedway this Friday and Saturday with intentions to upset the ‘Pennsylvania Posse’ and earn his first All Star win of the 2015 season. Press Releases4/20
  • Brock Zearfoss)After taking a weekend off to regroup, Brock Zearfoss will return to ‘410’ sprint car competition this Friday and Saturday, April 24th & 25th in the heart of central Pennsylvania. Zearfoss will join the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions for back-to-back events in ‘Pennsylvania Posse’ country; including the annual ‘Bob Weikert Memorial’ at the Port Royal Speedway. ‘The Jonestown Jet’ looks forward to returning to action after a recent ‘rough patch’ resulting from back-to-back incidents at Port Royal Speedway. Press Releases4/20
  • CRASH PAD)Avoidance of Risk is why you use all your safety equipment and The CRASH PAD should part of it. Stuff Happens and it’s always best to be prepared. The Right Stuff in this simple seat insert absorbs impact forces in a crash and Reduces your Risk of Spinal Injury. It also puts some space between you and a seat bottom impact from rearend or driveline and takes the beating out of driving a rough track. The added comfort to the seat is just a bonus. Put A CRASH PAD under you. Better now than After... www.802solutions.com has more information, a long list of Dealers, and Secure Online Ordering. 4/20
  • Ohsweken Speedway ONT)Ohsweken Speedway officials are proud to announce the return of Case IH/O'Neil's Farm Equipment as the official track maintenance equipment provider in 2015. O'Neil's takes pride in being a family-owned business serving their community since 1918. A lot of things have changed over the years, but the principles of their dealership have stayed the same - They believe in serving their customers with honesty and integrity. Their roots were founded in the agriculture business, selling and servicing IH, Case IH, and Case equipment.Press Releases4/20
  • National Speedway Directory)The highly anticipated source for race tracks will be on shelves in early April. The 2015 National Speedway Directory lists a total of over 1,300 auto racing facilities. It is the most comprehensive publication of active tracks in the United States and Canada available anywhere. This book lists detailed information on oval tracks, dragstrips and road courses. The phone numbers, addresses, exact directions, nights of operation and type of racing are included in this handy 592-page paper-back book. Press Releases4/20
  • Scotty Thiel)The 2015 Bumper to Bumper IRA Sprint Car Series opened up at LaSalle Speedway in LaSalle, Illinois this past Saturday night. Scotty and the entire Scott Thiel Motorsports crew headed south to make their first ever appearance at the speedway. After having a decent hot lap session to learn the track, the team discovered a brake issue which caused them to have to go to work and caused an early night struggle but they overcame adversity and made it into the A-main event and drove up to the 12th position on a rubber down race track after starting out in 21st. Press Releases4/20
  • Shane Stewart)Shane Stewart and Larson Marks Racing ended the World of Outlaws six-week West Coast swing with a win at Keller Auto Speedway Friday and a top-five finish at Perris Auto Speedway. The two top-five finishes brought the team closer to the series points lead. Press Releases4/20

4:00am

RESULTS...

  • Skagit Speedway WA)Season 61 at Skagit Speedway kicked off Saturday night with Robbie Price emerging triumphant in the evening’s main event for the 360 Sprint Cars. Joining Price in victory lane was Tayler Malsam in the 410s, Lance Sargent in the Sportsman Sprints, Lawrence O’Connor in the Modifieds and Freddie Vela in the Outlaw Tuners. Race Results4/20
  • Montpelier Motor Speedway IN)Midgets 25 Entries 1. 10 Chett Gehrke – Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 2. 85 Shane Hollingsworth – Indianapolis, Indiana 3. 7 Gage Walker – Indianapolis, Indiana 4. 52 Isaac Chapple – Wilkerson, Indiana 5. 21 Nick Speidel – Muncie, Indiana 6. 21D Justin Dickerson – Pittsboro, Indiana 7. 91 Austin Nemire – Toledo, Ohio 8. 7 Rob Parish – Knightstown, Indiana 9. 56 Mitchell Davis – Auburn, Illinois 10. 17 Michael Koontz – Bloomington, Indiana 11. 22 John Heydenreich – Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania 12. 43 Logan Arnold – Franklin, Indiana 13. 11 Brandon Gray -*R – Greenfield, Indiana 14. E99 Gage Etgen – *R – Celina, Ohio 15. 0B Bobby Jackson – Detroit, Michigan 16. 15 Cole Fehr -*R – Coatesville, Indiana 17. 8JR Bear Woods -*R – New Madison, Ohio 18. 22B Brad Racer – Ottawa, Ohio 19. 3W Alex Watson – Columbus, Ohio 20. 0 Johnny Murdock – St Louis, Missouri 4/20
  • Antioch Speedway CA)UC Davis chemistry major Kyle Bakkie won his second Wingless Sprint Car feature of the season with no one in front of him or right behind him.Race Results4/20
  • MSCS)Brady Bacon of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, captured the “Spring Showdown for the AMSOIL USAC Sprint Cars and the Hoosier Tire Midwest Sprint Cars which was held Saturday night at the Tri-State Speedway. Bacon was at the wheel of the Huffman Racing Dynamics Mean Green machine. Race Results4/20
  • MSCS)Bryan Clauson of Noblesville, IN, won the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car feature Friday night at the Bloomington Speedway. The event was co-sanctioned with the Hoosier Tire Midwest Sprint Car Series. The resulting action highlighted an all open wheel event which served as a season opener for the quarter mile facility. Race Results4/20
  • Lincoln Park Speedway IN)Chad Boespflug joined the Baldwin Brothers Racing team this season to expand his race schedule and he piloted the Fox Paving, Claxton, Indy Race Parts, Butlerbuilt Creative Finishing, DRC Chassis No. 5 into victory lane ahead of Case Shuman. Shane Cottle, Boespflug and Jerry Coons Jr. each picked up a victory in their respective heat races to set the field for the A-main.Race Results4/20

PRESS...

  • Column)Danny Burton previews the 2015 KISS season in Hoosier Race Report4/20
  • Valvoline Raceway AU)Valvoline Raceway management today announced that the Carline Automotive & Exhaust Speedcar 50-lapper and Caravan, Boat and Dunny Derby will be conducted on Saturday night, May 16. Last Saturday night’s event (April 18) was officially deemed ‘a meeting’ after rain intervened with forty laps remaining in the Speedcar main event. Press Releases4/20
  • Adam Kekich)This weekend kicked off the 2015 racing season at Mercer Raceway Park. A long hard winter cooped up in the shop have the Bonnell's Rod Shop, Jones Performance, Warren Harley Davidson Race Team ready to shake down the 2015 edition of their 410 Sprint car. Adam lined up on the front row of his heat race and led every lap. "The car feels good" Adam commented, "I think we'll be fast in the feature". The 5K took the green flag for the main event from the front row, and spent the first 11 laps in second, gaining on the leader as they darted through lapped traffic. Adam took over the lead on lap 12 and never looked back, taking the opening night win in convincing fashion.4/20
  • Patriot Sprints)For many years, the Patriot Sprint Tour has conducted a redraw in front of the crowd at each track to determine the top eight starting spots in the feature event. Over time, many drivers have informally paired themselves with youngsters to draw their starting position, a gesture that will become a formal practice in 2015 thanks to Pole Position Raceway. Press Releases4/20
  • Sammy Swindell)Nobody has been as dominant during World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series races at Devil's Bowl Speedway than Sammy Swindell, who returns to the half-mile track this weekend for the $20,000-to-win Texas Outlaw Nationals. Swindell will drive for Donnie Cooper on Friday and Saturday at the unique track, where the veteran has won at least one World of Outlaws feature in the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. A win this weekend would give him triumphs in each of the last five decades. Press Releases4/20
  • Kevin Swindell)Kevin Swindell will return to one of the first tracks where he raced a sprint car this weekend. Swindell is set to drive for Brandon Berryman for the first time this Friday and Saturday at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, for the $20,000-to-win Texas Outlaw Nationals with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. One of Swindell's first career winged sprint car starts came at the half-mile oval in 2004. Press Releases4/20

Sunday April 19th 2015

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend. Henry David Thoreau

2:00pm

RESULTS...

  • All Stars)Just a week ago Parker Price Miller, 16, would record his first ever 410 sprint win. The 16-year-old would make it two in a row and would claim his first ever University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions victory at the Wayne County Speedway Saturday, April 18th. The UNOH All Stars have held two point races to open this season and both have been claimed by drivers recording their first ever series wins. Ryan Smith claimed his first All Star win earlier in the month at Attica Raceway Park and now Price Miller scores his first at Wayne County. All Stars 4/19
  • MOWA/IRA)A-main finish from IRA & MOWA co-sanctioned Spring Fling at LaSalle Speedway. 40 cars.... 1. Bill Balog, Bill Rose, Brad Loyet, Jordan Goldsberry, Joey Moughan, Brett Triplett, Chris Urish, Russel Borland, AJ Bruns, Jim Moughan, Jake Blackhurst, Scotty Thiel, Scotty Neitzel, Jeremy Schultz, Paul Neinhiser, Ben Schmidt, Korey Weyant, Logan Falcoun, Scott Uttech, Dave Uttech, Blake Nimee, Cory Bruns, Kody Kinser, Phillip Mock, (DNS) Kris Spitz thus Scott Uttech was alternate and he got in.4/19
  • Placerville Speedway CA)Another solid roster of entries packed the pit area of Placerville Speedway for Saturday’s Red Hawk Casino Championship point racing presented by Thompson’s Auto Centers. For the fourth event of the 50th Anniversary Racing Season, 360 Sprint Cars, Limited Late Models and Pure Stocks shared the evening racing card by the visiting Nor-Cal Dwarf Car division. Steven Tiner of Elverta drive to victory in the Domco Plumbing Sprint Car division. Race Results4/19
  • World of Outlaws)Saturday night's SoCal Showdown at Perris Auto Speedway was a tale of two ends - the scramble at the beginning and the pass at the end. After a three lap scrum to start the feature, Kerry Madsen battled past Donny Schatz to take over the lead. It was then Joey Saldana who fought his way past Madsen. Ultimately though, the night belonged to Paul McMahan who got around Saldana on the second to last lap and took home his first World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season. DIRT/World of Outlaws 4/19
  • Penn Live)Lucas Wolfe takes advantage of jump start call, speeds away to Port Royal Speedway victory http://www.pennlive.com/ 4/19
  • USAC)USAC HPD WESTERN MIDGET RACE RESULTS: April 18, 2015 - Bakersfield, California - Bakersfield Speedway FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Randi Pankratz, 2. Shawn Buckley, 3. Jet Davison, 4. Ron Hazelton, 5. Robert Dalby, 6. Jesse Love, 7. Ashley Hazelton, 8. Tom Paterson, 9. Cody Jessop, 10. Wally Pankratz, 11. Marvin Mitchell. NT USAC 4/19
  • USAC SW)USAC SOUTHWEST SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: April 18, 2015 – Queen Creek, Arizona – Arizona Speedway FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. R.J. Johnson, 2. Mike Martin, 3. Matt Rossi, 4. Shon Deskins, 5. Charles Davis Jr., 6. Josh Pelkey, 7. Mike Colegrove, 8. Nick Aiuto, 9. Josh Shipley, 10. Bruce St. JamesUSAC 4/19
  • ARDC)When Saturday morning came, Ryan Greth thought he would be watching the second night of the 2015 American Racing Drivers Club (ARDC) schedule from the sidelines. During Friday night's competition, Greth broke a throttle shaft, sidelining him from the season opener. Race Results4/19
  • Atomic Speedway OH)Three veteran drivers brought home victories in the A-features at Atomic Speedway Saturday night where 84 cars bid for starting slots in the four competitive feature events on Dr. Anthony Phillips Night. Another good crowd saw defending Ohio Valley Sprint Car Association champ Jimmy Stinson, Vandalia, Ohio pick up the sprint win, while R.J. Conley, Wheelersburg, Ohio grabbed the potent Late Model main. Race Results4/19

PRESS...

  • The Speedway Motors/Champion Racing Oil Central PA Sprint Cars were at Wiliams Grove Speedway Friday night for the Tommy Hinnershitz Classic. Stevie Smith in the Rahmer #51 capitalized on a spin by leader Brent Marks and won the feature event over Greg Hodnett. Saturday Port Royal Speedway had a tune up for this weekends All Star show and Lucas Wolfe picked up his first win of the year in the Zemco #1 with Greg Hodnett once again in 2nd place. At Lincoln Speedway Glenndon Forsythe also took his first win of the year over Austin Hogue. The Sunday night All Star show at Bedford Speedway was rained out.Speedway Motors/Champion Racing Oil Central PA 4/19
  • All Stars)The Coffee Pot Classic at Bedford (PA) Speedway has been postponed due to forecasted rain tonight. Rain is predicted at 100% this evening with thunderstorms possible. All Star officials are working with Bedford Speedway on a potential rain date for the event. “We are batting .400, with three canceled races thus far and only 2 under our belt. Eventually, we’ll get a full weekend in, hopefully in Pennsylvania at Williams Grove and Port Royal next week”, said Don Grabey, Series Director. The All Stars will take on the Pennsylvania Posse next weekend with events at Williams Grove ($5,000 to win) on Friday night, April 24th and the Bob Weikert Memorial at Port Royal Speedway ($15,000 to win) on Saturday night, April 25th. The complete schedule can be found at www.allstarsprint.com. An improved social media presence continues on Twitter.com/@ASCoC, www.facebook.com/AllStarCircuitofChampions and www.Instagram.com/AllStarSprints using the hashtag #TheNewAllStars. Competitor, media, promoter and sponsorship inquiries should be directed to allstars@tonystewart.com. 4/19

  • Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade)This week saw mother nature shine brightly on the Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade. Friday night saw Isaac Sneeringer come from dead last to take his 2nd feature win in as many starts at the Hanover area bullring. JB Cunningham would return from a 2 year layoff to record his 1st top 5 of the season. Saturday night saw the Central PA 358 Point Series points leader stake his claim for the 2015 title at Lincoln Speedway. Doug Hammaker would win the 20 lap feature besting the 2009 series champ Jeff Rorbaugh and runner up last season Kevin Nouse in a great feature event.With the win Hammaker extends his point lead in the series which visits the same two race tracks again next weekend. Central PA 4/19
  • Port Royal Speedway PA)While the focus of this Saturday’s prestigious Port Royal Speedway All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints Bob Weikert Memorial will be on honoring the memory of the Hall of Fame car owner, another famous name will be on hand to help celebrate. A Hall of Fame inductee himself and USAC Silver Crown Champion, Jack Hewitt will be making a rare appearance in Pennsylvania for the race with his ride-along sprint car and will be offering three chances for fans to take a ride with him around the historic oval. Central PA 4/19
  • Port Royal Speedway PA)Port Royal Speedway will present the twelfth running of the prestigious Bob Weikert Memorial for sprint cars, sanctioned by the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints, this Saturday, April 25 at 7 pm. Racing action also includes the Gray’s Auto & Towing econo late models and the Len Krautheim Auto Sales xtreme stocks. Gates for the big event will open at 4 pm. Central PA 4/19
  • Williams Grove Speedway PA)The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints will compete at Williams Grove Speedway this Friday, April 24 at 7:30 pm. The event will mark the first appearance at the oval of the revived traveling group now under the guiding hand and ownership of famed NASCAR and sprint car driver Tony Stewart. Adult general admission for this weeks All Stars show is set at just $18 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for just $10 while ages 12 and under are always admitted for free at Williams Grove. Central PA 4/19
  • Joey Saldana)Joey Saldana and the members of the Motter Motorsports team entertained the Workshops for Warriors veterans and their guests at Perris Auto Speedway tonight prior to shoving off for hot laps and qualifying. Motter Motorsports’ sponsor HE&M Saw supports Workshops for Warriors, a San Diego-based 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to training, certifying, and placing veterans of the U.S. Armed Services in manufacturing careers. HEMsaw has donated metal cutting band saws to the vocational training program. HEMsaw executives and the veterans were here with Saldana last year when he won Press Releases4/19

2:45am

RESULTS...

  • ARDC)Path Valley Speedway PA...Ryan Greth is your ARDC winner-his first. Kobylarz finishes 2nd, Stratton 3rd, Drevicki 4th and DiMattia 5th.4/19
  • Photos)Saturday night photos are posted in SpeedShotz 4/10
  • World of Outlaws)Perris Auto Speedway CA...1 51 Paul McMahan 2 71M Joey Saldana 3 15 Donny Schatz 4 2 Shane Stewart 5 49 Brad Sweet 6 29 Kerry Madsen 7 9 Daryn Pittman 8 41 Jason Meyers 9 83 David Gravel 10 7S Jason Sides 11 11K Kraig Kinser 12 1s Logan Schuchart 13 7 Craig Dollansky 14 7H Jojo Helberg 15 1A Jacob Allen 16 69 Randy Waitman 17 73 Shane Golobic 4/19
  • Petaluma Speedway CA)360 Sprints...#43 Bradley Terrell #42x Herman Klein #5v Geoff Ensign #27t Jason Toft #26 Billy Aton #27r Brett Rollag #72w Kurt Nelson #24b Alissa Geving #3t Nick Ringo #9n Riley Matson #33 Jason McIntosh #51 Anthony Espinoza #52 David Lindt #7 Jake Haulot #11k Gary Geving #7c Andy Forsberg #55 Marissa Polizzi #91ri Eli Deshaies #1p Paul Alonso 4/19
  • Placerville Speedway CA)360 Sprints...#94 Steven Tiner #14R Andy Gregg #4sa Greg DeCaires #45 Jake Morgan #P37 Matt Peterson #33T Jimmy Trulli #21 Colby Weisz #35 Dominic Scelzi #31c Justyn Cox #77 Mike Benson #12 Scott Parker #20J James Sweeney #57B Bobby Butler #98 Chris Masters #93 Stephen Ingraham #25 Justin Johnson #5 Kirt Organ #58 Matt Barber #27 Kevin Sharrah #85 CJ Humphreys 4/19
  • Marysville Raceway CA)360 sprints...#14H Heath Hall #18 Justin Sanders #3C Jonathan Allard #9X D.J. Freitas #2B Jeremy Burt #88 Brad Bumgarner #21H Jeremy Hawes #9 Peter Paulson #95 Brandon Dozier #81 Kevin Lovell #7B Brent Dothage #6W Billy Wallace #97 Cortney Dozier #71L Korey Lovell #49 Mike Monahan #9L Cody Lamar #22X Gary Burdick #28P Jeremy Phillips Jr. #76 Doug Butterfield #16 Jimmy Steward 4/19
  • USAC/CRA)AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: April 18, 2015 – Perris, California – Perris Auto Speedway – “So-Cal Showdown” FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Richard Vander Weerd, 2. Damion Gardner, 3. Mike Spencer, 4. Ryan Bernal, 5. Austin Williams, 6. Matt Mitchell, 7. Jace Vander Weerd, 8. Brody Roa, 9. Rickie Gaunt, 10. David BezioUSAC 4/19
  • 34 Raceway IA)305 Sprints...1 8 16HD Donnie Steward 2 3 36 Justin Newberry 3 17 16 Dustin Clark 4 2 27 John Schulz 5 4 40C Cody Wehrle 6 12 59J Jacob Glasgow 7 10 58 Andy Krieger 8 9 83 Dave Getchell 9 13 7 Nick Guernsey 10 1 71 Nathan Murders 11 6 21E Evan Epperson 12 5 1 Jayson Ditsworth 13 7 17 Shane Quam 14 11 21 Brandyn Martin 15 14 31 Austin Sears 16 15 87 Heath Bundy 17 16 51JR Blaine Jamison 4/19

Saturday April 18th 2015

My friends call me Keith, but you can call me John. Keith Moon

11:45pm

RESULTS...

  • Fremont Speedway OH)Fremont Speedway - 4/18/2015 Level Performance/ Gressman Powersports Night Fort Ball Pizza Palace 410 Sprints A-Main - (30 Laps) 1. 19-Chris Andrews[1]; 2. 5R-Byron Reed[3]; 3. O9-Craig Mintz[2]; 4. 53-Cap Henry[4]; 5. 2+-Brian Smith[8]; 6. 97-Dean Jacobs[10]; 7. 45L-Brian Lay[9]; 8. 1ST-Gary Taylor[13]; 9. 9Z-Duane Zablocki[7]; 10. 16-Stuart Brubaker[11]; 11. 77-Dain Naida[15]; 12. 83M-Broc Martin[12]; 13. 68G-Tyler Gunn[19]; 14. 40DD-Nate Dussel[6]; 15. 33K-Kyle Patrick[18]; 16. 16X-Ryan Ruhl[20]; 17. 60-Jody Keegan[17]; 18. 14H-Todd Heller[5]; 19. 8M-TJ Michael[14]; 20. 6M-Max Stambaugh[16] Hard Charger: 68G-Tyler Gunn[+6] 4/18
  • Mercer Raceway PA)1 5K Adam Kekitch 2 13 Brandon Matus 3 25 Jack Sodeman Jr 4 7 Eric Williams 5 49H Todd Hoddick 6 8 Rod George 7 15 Scott Preister 8 16 Jim Morris 9 2 AJ Flick 10 33 Brent Matus 11 1R Gale Ruth Sr. 12 08 Dan Kuriger 13 2S Francis Sesco 14 76 Davey Jones 15 22s Brandon Spithaler 4/18
  • Lawrenceburg Speedway IN)1 7 18X Thomas Meseraull 2 1 5J Joss Moffatt 3 2 18 Jarett Andretti 4 4 89 Shawn Westerfeld 5 3 17 Max Mcghee 6 12 32 Garrett Abrams 7 5 39 Matt Goodnight 8 14 7X Evan Gindling 9 10 82 Mike Miller 10 9 4 Michael Fischesser 11 11 53 Steve Little 12 6 26 Justin Owen 13 17 96 Riley Vanhise 14 18 25 Eric Semple 15 16 20 Steve Thomas 16 20 42 John Race 17 21 14 Aaron Fry 18 8 28 Adam Brenton 19 15 46 Cody Gardner 20 13 16 Dallas Hewitt 21 19 24 Landon Simon 22 22 6RR Joe Liguori 4/18
  • Lincoln Park Speedway IN)1 Chad Boespflug 5 2 Casey Shuman 2X 3 Tyler Hewitt 24P 4 Shane Cottle 57 5 Jerry Coons Jr 20 6 Cole Smith 29 7 Austin Prock 77 8 Justin Peck 63 9 Conner Donelson 42 10 Brandon Morin 98 11 Mike Gass 17G 12 Shelby VanGilder 22V 13 JJ Hughes 76 14 Wayne Newlin 71 15 Nate McMillin 24 16 Jared Chastain 52C 17 Lee Underwood 24L 18 Chris Babcock 35X 19 Charlie Belden Jr 76B 4/18
  • Lincoln Speedway PA)Score one for the little guys in Saturday night’s thriller at Lincoln Speedway. Glenndon Forsythe started on the pole and claimed his first Lincoln win in more than a year (8/13/13). But he didn’t lead every lap, as four cars were still in the hunt when the event’s only caution came out as the leaders headed into turns three and four on the last lap. Central PA 4/18
  • Limaland Motorsports Park OH)The 2015 racing season at Limaland Motorsports Park began with a full house of rabid fans ready for action and under the backdrop of ideal springtime weather conditions. The Season Opening Shootout presented by Smith Boughan featured competition in all three primary divisions. The evening main events began with the K & L Ready Mix NRA Sprint Invaders as a pair of former champions, J.R. Stewart and Hud Horton, led the field to green for their 25-lap duel. Race Results4/18
  • Wheatley Chronicles)Brady Bacon fought off Robert Ballou to win Saturday night’s 30-lap USAC/MSCS “Spring Classic” at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, IN. Full “The Wheatley Chronicles” recap at http://sprintcarmania.com/bacon-denies-ballou-in-spring-classic/. 4/18
  • St Francois County Raceway MO)A main - Tommy Worley, Joey Montgomery, Keith Burch.4/18
  • Selinsgrove Speedway PA)Davie “No Panic” Franek of Wantage, N.J., scored a thrilling victory over TJ Stutts of Liverpool in Saturday night’s 25-lap 360 sprint car feature at Selinsgrove Speedway. Franek and Stutts see-sawed for the lead for the last 10 laps of the race with Franek taking his first checkered flag of the season in the Franek Auto Sales No. 28F. The $2,000 victory was Franek’s ninth career at the track. "I hope you fans enjoyed that!” said Franek in Victory Lane. “It was exciting from my seat!” Central PA 4/18
  • USAC)AMSOIL USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: April 18, 2015 - Haubstadt, Indiana - Tri-State Speedway - "Spring Showdown" - (Co-sanctioned by MSCS) FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Brady Bacon, 2. Robert Ballou, 3. Kyle Cummins, 4. Brady Short, 5. Chase Stockon, 6. Tracy Hines, 7. Dave Darland, 8. Kevin Thomas Jr., 9. C.J. Leary, 10. Carson ShortUSAC 4/18
  • USAC)USAC KING OF THE WING & AUTO VALUE SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: April 17, 2015 - Pensacola, Florida - Five Flags Speedway FEATURE: (40 laps) 1. Bobby Santos, 2. Kyle Edwards, 3. Mickey Kempgens, 4. Ron Larson, 5. Jacob Wilson, 6. Troy Decaire, 7. Aaron Pierce, 8. Tommy Nichols, 9. Richie Larson, 10. Dave SteeleUSAC 4/18
  • Port Royal Speedway PA)Lucas Wolfe held off the challenges of Greg Hodnett on Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway to pick up the 410 sprint win in the tune-up race for next week’s All Star Circuit of Champions Bob Weikert Memorial.4/18
  • All Stars)Wayne County Speedway OH...#9P Parker Price-Miller #9x Rob Chaney #57X Andrew Palker #59 Danny Holtgraver #10H Chad Kemenah #45 Tim Shaffer #81 Lee Jacobs #49 Cole Duncan #89 Cody Darrah #1 Dale Blaney #93 Sheldon Haudenschild #4 Danny Smith #16 Danny Mumaw #40 Caleb Helms #38K Brad Haudeschild #15H Mitch Harble #94 Ryan Smith #W20 Greg Wilson #19P Paige Polyak #11N Randy Hannagan #D12 Jason Dolick #9 Jac Haudenschild #11 Shawn Hubler #23 Nick Patterson 4/18

PRESS...

  • Knoxville Raceway IA)Impending rain storms have forced the cancellation of tonight's Pella Motors Season Opener at the Knoxville Raceway. Join us next week, Saturday, April 25 for Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series action! 4/18

2:00pm

RESULTS...

  • Column)Danny Burton has notes from Bloomington IN USAC/MSCS in Hoosier Race Report 4/18
  • Column)KO has his second article of the season, discussing the benefits of April showers and the Kokomo Grand Prix. KO's Indiana Bullring Scene 4/18
  • Column)Gaye Carmichael has notes from Hanford CA World of Outlaws in Sprint Car Notes4/18
  • Photos)More Friday night photos are posted in SpeedShotz including ARDC Midgets debut at Lindas Speedway 4/18
  • PennLive)Stevie Smith picks the right lane, speeds away to Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial victory at Williams Grove Speedway http://www.pennlive.com/ 4/18
  • USAC)Saturday night's USAC King of the Wing/Auto Value Bumper-to-Bumper Sprint race at Mobile International Speedway in Irvington, Ala. has been cancelled due to rain and wet grounds. Track and race officials are discussing possible rescheduling of the race.4/18
  • Silver Dollar Speedway CA)Roseville’s Colby Copeland drove the race of his life to beat perennial champion Sean Becker during the 25-lap 410 sprint car main event Friday night at Silver Dollar Speedway. It was Copeland’s first career main event win at Silver Dollar Speedway. Of the six sprint car main events this year, there have been three first time winners. Copeland now joins Seth Bergman and Tanner Thorson as first time winners. Chuck Patterson Dodge point race number three had 68 total race cars among five different divisions.
  • AHG Series)PODIUM finishes in all three rounds of the AHG Triple Crown was enough for Jason Kendrick to win the mini-series that wrapped up the 2014-15 sprintcar season in Western Australia. Kendrick finished third behind Jamie Veal and Jamie Maiolo in the 30-lap grand final at the Perth Motorplex on Saturday night and that was enough for him to win the series from Carl Dowling and Maiolo. Race Results4/18
  • Lernerville Speedway PA)A rather gloomy morning gave way to crystal clear blue skies and warm temperatures for Opening Night of Fab Four Racing Fueled by Turner�s Premium Iced Teas at Don Martin's Lernerville Speedway as 73 cars turned took to the clay, many for the first time in 2015. Race Results4/18
  • ARDC)Danny Stratton achieved a lot of "firsts' with his win on Friday night in the season opener for the American Racing Drivers Club (ARDC) at Linda's Speedway. The Batz family hosted what was the ARDC season opener as well as the inaugural event of ARDC's short track series and Stratton made sure that his name would be part of those milestones when he captured the win in the twenty-five lap main event. Race Results4/18

PRESS...

  • Devils Bowl Speedway TX)RAINED OUT for tonight. World of Outlaws next weekend.4/18
  • Bronco Raceway Park TX)Rained out for this weekend. 4/18
  • ND TECH SHOCK DYNOS) We would like to congratulate Bobby Santos on his King of the Wing feature win at Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola, FL on 4/17/2015. The Richard Fieler owned Hurricane chassis car ran a set of custom valved Bilstein shocks by Heckman Motorsports/ND Tech Shock Dynos. Bobby also won his heat race for the sweep that night. Thank you for using our product. 4/18
  • Ventura Raceway CA)With the May 9th “All Coast Challenge” at the Ventura Raceway only three weeks away, Mike Grosswendt continues to work hard to make this one of the most prestigious races in all of traditional sprint car racing. On Friday Grosswendt made several more exciting announcements regarding the all sprint car show that will feature the Amsoil USAC/CRA Series! Press Releases4/18

2:45am

RESULTS...

  • Column)Bev Thompson is a former URC, Central PA, sprint car columnist, who wrote for Area Auto Racing News for 15 years, as well as posting her column here on Hoseheads. Her husband Bruce drove stock cars and sprint cars for many years, as did their son Len, who drove sprint cars in Central PA. Now their grandson’s Mike and Owen drive quarter-midgets. Bev hasn't written anything for a long time but she is here right now with notes from the Bridgeport NJ URC season opener in URC. 4/18
  • Photos)Lots of Friday night photos are posted in SpeedShotz 4/18
  • Lernerville Speedway PA)1 2L Ed Lynch, Jr 2 2 A.J. Flick 3 22 Brandon Spithaler 4 7 Eric Williams 5 56 Ralph Spithaler, Jr 6 81 Lee Jacobs 7 13 Brandon Matus 8 33 Brent Matus 9 7K Dan Shetler 10 5 Sye Lynch 11 27M Zach Morrow 12 10 Carl Bowser 13 11 Scott Priester 14 35 Jared Zimbardi 15 23J Jack Sodeman, Jr 16 76 Davey Jones 4/18
  • Sprint Car Mania)Hunter Schuerenberg picked up his first winged Sprint Car win in approximately ten years by topping Friday night’s MOWA Sprint Series feature at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, IL. Complete recap at http://sprintcarmania.com/.4/18
  • MOWA)Pontoon Beach IL...Hunter Schuerenberg, Loyet, Goldsberry, Nienhiser, Weyant, Urish, K Kinser, Bridgeman, A Bruns, Neitzel.4/18
  • Silver Dollar Speedway CA)#5V Colby Copeland #75 Sean Becker #3C Jonathan Allard #88X Tanner Thorson #92 Andy Forsberg #00 Jason Statler #22 Mason Moore #19 Keith Bloom #8 Jim Richardson #21 Michael Ing #13 Rowdy #88 Brad Bumgarner #9 D.J. Freitas 4/18
  • Trail Way Speedway PA)1 11 19Z Isaac Sneeringer 2 2 19 Jason Cunningham Jr 3 3 66A Cody Fletcher 4 4 00 Shane Smith 5 7 10 Zach Euculano 6 9 35 Tyler Esh New 7 10 64 Randy Whisler 8 8 19D Wyatt Hinkle 9 1 6R Brad Mc Clelland 10 5 9 Dalton Dietrich 11 6 77 David Holbrook 4/18
  • World of Outlaws)Shane Stewart dominated the competition through early cautions and lapped traffic to score his second World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series feature win of the season Friday night at Keller Auto Speedway at Kings Fairgrounds. The Larson Marks Racing driver bested Brad Sweet and Paul McMahan as who tried through the night to catch him but were not able to make the charge. DIRT/World of Outlaws 4/18
  • Williams Grove Speedway PA)Stevie Smith took over when leader Brent Marks made a miscue in traffic to record the $6,000 payday in Williams Grove Speedway’s Tommy Hinnershitz Spring Classic for sprint cars on Friday night. The victory was the second for Smith in the Williams Grove event having taken his first in 1998. Central PA 4/18
  • King of Wings)Bobby Santos III, King of the Wing Sprint Series feature race winner at Five Flags Speedway, Pensacola, FL, Friday, April 17, 2015. 4/18
  • Attica Raceway Park OH)Former Attica champion Dean Jacobs of Wooster, Ohio, would lead all 30 laps of the O’Reilly Auto Parts 410 Sprint feature to score his 11th career win. It wasn’t easy for Jacobs as six time track champion Byron Reed made it very interesting the final two laps as the race went green to checker with no cautions. Race Results4/18
  • FAST)The 2015 Fremont/Attica Sprint Title (F.A.S.T.) championship schedule is officially underway; launching a brand new season of competitive ‘410’ and ‘305’ sprint car racing in northwestern Ohio. The new year ignited with F.A.S.T. ‘305’ and ‘410’ competition at the Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio. Dean Jacobs would go wire-to-wire at Attica Raceway Park during night #1 of the 2015 F.A.S.T. ‘410’ championship; leading all 30-laps of the main event to capture his eleventh career Attica win. Jacobs would hold off defending F.A.S.T. champion Byron Reed at the finish. Former UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions ‘champ’ Chad Kemenah finished third; followed by twelfth starting Cap Henry and D.J. Foos. Tim Shaffer was the hard charger; advancing ten positions from seventeenth to seventh. Race Results4/18
  • USAC)AMSOIL USAC NATIONAL SPRINT CAR RACE RESULTS: April 17, 2015 - Bloomington, Indiana - Bloomington Speedway FEATURE: (30 laps) 1. Bryan Clauson, 2. Jon Stanbrough, 3. Chase Stockon, 4. Tracy Hines, 5. Brady Bacon, 6. Carson Short, 7. Brady Short, 8. Robert Ballou, 9. Shane Cottle, 10. Dave DarlandUSAC 4/18

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  • Joey Saldana)The World of Outlaws made their 31st appearance tonight at Keller Auto Speedway at Kings Fairgrounds in Hanford, Calif. Joey Saldana, the 2000 winner at this track and current track record holder, was looking to go one better than his runner-up finish last year. Press Releases4/18
  • Riverside Int Speedway AR)Sorry - but Mother Nature Won this weekend! Everyone come for the Race Opener next week on April 25th! Please think NO RAIN! We Want to RACE! 4/18
  • NSL)The FVP National Sprint League is proud to welcome DeBerg Concrete, which presents the $25,000 Triple Crown Challenge in 2015. A $25,000 bonus will be paid to any driver who is able to sweep three selected FVP National Sprint League races. National Sprint League 4/18

Friday April 17th 2015

All men profess honesty as long as they can. To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe none so is something worse. John Quincy Adams

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  • ASCS Gulf South)Finishing off the whole of ASCS competition this coming weekend, all events with the Southern Trailer Works ASCS Gulf South Region presented by Griffith Truck and Equipment have been cancelled due to current weather conditions. Gulf South Regional Director, Keith Johnson, said there are talks of possibly rescheduling events at the Heart O’ Texas Speedway in Waco and Gator Motorplex in Willis, Texas. For continued updates on the ASCS Gulf South Region, log onto http://www.ascsracing.com. 4/17
  • ASCS Lucas Oil)The weather just keeps coming, and this time the forecast has claimed this coming Saturday night with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real at the Randolph County Raceway in Moberly, Mo. While the day time forecast has improved, the nightly forecast continues to show rain chances near 75% for Saturday, April 18.Any tickets pre-purchased from www.ascsracing.com will be refunded. ASCS 4/17
  • OCRS)The AmeriFlex Hose & Accessories / OIl Capital Racing Series sprint car event scheduled for this Saturday night is postponed due to unfavorable weather conditions. The racetrack is being hit by rain today and the forecast is for a 70-80% chance of rain for Saturday. Round number three (of 25) on the AmeriFlex / OCRS tour will now be held on Saturday April 25th at the Lawton Speedway in southwestern Oklahoma. For news and information on the AmeriFlex / OCRS sprint car series, visit the website and Facebook pages at: Website: www.ocrsracing.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/oil.series 4/17
  • ESS)In a major sponsorship announcement, NAPA Auto Parts has become the title sponsor of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) US events point fund. Each full point show run in the US will carry separate points and the top 15 in the final tally will share from the lucrative point fund by NAPA. NAPA has over 6100 stores nationwide with hundreds here in the home of ESS, NY State. The NAPA name has been recognized as the title sponsor of Super DIRT Week which enters its fourth year of backing in 2015. Press Releases4/17
  • Skagit Speedway WA) Big news out of the Funtime Promotions front office at Skagit Speedway...Dwayne Lane's Family of Auto Centers has signed on as the tracks series sponsor. Dwayne Lanes dealerships have a long and successful history in the Pacific Northwest.. With 3 locations in Skagit and Snohomish county race fans will be able to shop for many new Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Chevrolet and now Ford cars, trucks and SUV's. Dwayne Lane's North Cascade Ford located in Sedro Woolley will be the official pace truck supplier with the tricked out Ford F-150 XLT. "I am very pleased to have the Dwayne Lane family of Auto Centers on board at Skagit Speedway" said track owner Steve Beitler, "We have always been a family friendly Race track and this is defiantly a good mix". Race fans will be able to check out and purchase many new vehicles that will be on display at the race track each night. North Cascade Ford will also have a fan interactive area where they can enter to win prizes and services. Dwayne Lane's Family of Auto Centers will make their debut this Saturday April 18th at the Skagit Speedway season opener. Stands open at 5:00pm and racing starts at 7:00pm. Don't forget to post your picture from the race track on the Dwayne Lane facebook for a chance to win prizes and services! More info at www.skagitspeedway.com. 4/17
  • Taylor Ferns)Spring weather can wreak havoc when trying to plan out a racing schedule, especially in the Midwest. After weighing several options for this weekend, Taylor Ferns is tentatively scheduled for a two-race weekend in two states at two very different tracks. As long as Mother Nature cooperates, she will compete for the first time with the Midwest Open Wheel Association (MOWA) on Friday at the semi-banked Tri-City Speedway in Illinois, before heading to Ohio on Saturday for an Ohio Valley Sprint Car Association (OVSCA) event at the high-banked Atomic Speedway. If weather becomes a factor, those plans could change at the last minute. Press Releases4/167

Thursday April 16th 2015

I have terrible hearing trouble. I have unwittingly helped to invent and refine a type of music that makes its principal proponents deaf. Pete Townshend

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  • Kyle Hirst)The Roth Motorsports team is excited to announce that two-time and defending King of the West Champion, Kyle Hirst, will climb back aboard the Roth Motorsports No. 83JR entry when the World of Outlaws take to the Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, CA on Friday night. Press Releases4/16
  • Kaley Gharst)Kaley Gharst and Mike Sandvig’s #7 team raced in their first event of the season last Saturday night at the 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa. Though they would have liked to have had a better showing than their 19th place finish, it was no small task with 40 good cars in the pit area at the inaugural event for the FVP National Sprint League. The series next event will be on Friday, May 8 at the Eagle Raceway near Eagle, Nebraska. Press Releases4/16
  • USCS)Due to already wet conditions and plenty oif rain in the forecast for this Saturday, the United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters winged sprint car event scheduled for this Saturday at Tennessee National Raceway has been RE-SCHEDULED for one week later on Saturday, April 25th.. The cars and stars of the USCS headline division are then re-set to invade Tennessee National Raceway (formerly Hohenwald Motorsports) in Hohenwald, Tennessee for the inaugural “Spring Speed Xpolsion”. USCS 4/16
  • Aaron Reutzel)After an idle weekend, Aaron Reutzel takes his Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour points lead to Randolph County Raceway in Moberly, MO, this Saturday night. Saturday’s card at Randolph County Speedway is the first time for the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour atop the high-banked, -mile clay oval and is Reutzel’s first visit to the Moberly facility as well. That could bode well for the Clute, TX, racer and the Shark-powered BC Fundz/Basic One Services No. 87 Triple X Sprint Car team that has developed a habit of putting together strong performances at new venues. Press Releases4/16
  • Top Gun Sprints)Hendry County Motorsports Park is the place to be this Saturday, April 18. Big Show early starting time. 6pm. 4/16
  • USAC)This Saturday, April 18th, history will be made for the second time as the Amsoil USAC/CRA and World of Outlaws Sprint Cars will share the spotlight at Perris Auto Speedway. Also featuring the PAS Senior Sprints, the “So-Cal Showdown” is also a "Power of Purple Night" Benefiting the City of Perris Relay For Life and The American Cancer Society. Advance tickets with a free World of Outlaws “Fan Pit Pass” are available online at www.dirtcar.ticketforce.com/ordertickets.asp?p=558&backurl=default.asp or by calling 877.395.8606. The spectator gates will open at 4:00pm, USAC/CRA time trials will start at 6:15pm, and racing is scheduled begin at 7:15pm. For more event information, visit the track’s website at www.perrisautospeedway.com or call 951.940.0134. USAC 4/16
  • Team ILP)Inside Line Promotions visited Victory Lane last Saturday with Team ILP driver Seth Bergman. Bergman charged from 11th to earn the ASCS Red River Region triumph at Superbowl Speedway in Greenville, Texas. It was his second win of the season. Press Releases4/16

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  • Thursday Notes)After being dormant for 3 years, Millstream Speedway in Findlay, Ohio, is reopening for dirt sprint car racing with All Stars on May 31st...Season-opening event at Bloomington Speedway IN this Friday, April 17 Pits Admission: $30 GA: $20 Follow us on Instagram for additional Race Day photos and videos.......This weekend Jac Haudenschild will compete Friday in the #9 at Attica OH FAST opener. Both he and Sheldon Haudenschild will be at Wayne County OH All Stars Saturday in the #9 and #93....This Saturday night April 18 at Port Royal Speedway PA will be the tune up night for the Bob Weikert Memorial $3500 to win TT, dash and a 25 lap feature. Saturday April 25 will be the Bob Weikert Memorial as the All Star Circuit of Champions take on the Pa Posse in a 40 lap $15,000 to win race....Former World of Outlaw Champion, USAC Silver Crown Champion and NASCAR star Dave Blaney will be at Port Royal Speedway this weekend!...Kasey Kahne Racing has announced Daryn Pittman will be back behind the wheel of the #9 Great Clips car this weekend in California....Sunday April 26, 2015 USAC will invade Lakeside Speedway KS. Pit gate opens at 3 pm, Spectator gate opens at 4 pm, Drivers meeting is at 5:30 p.m. and the first green flag drops at 7:30 pm! GA 10 and under Free. 11 and up is $25.00, Call for tickets 913.888.0539 or the Lakeside Speedway Office 913.299.9206 4/16
  • PennLive)Lucas Wolfe ups the racing ante, adds races to his schedule with Jim and Laura Allebach http://www.pennlive.com/ 4/16
  • NSCHOF)“National Sprint Car Museum Madness 1” will take place on Friday, May 15, at the National Sprint League (NSL)/Midwest Open Wheel Association (MOWA) co-sanctioned event at the Jacksonville Speedway in Jacksonville, Illinois. On-hand representing the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum in Knoxville, Iowa, will be NSCHoF inductee Chuck Merrill, founder of Maxim. Chuck will be meeting and greeting fans alongside Steve Kinser’s restored Quaker State-sponsored Maxim chassis sprint car.Press Releases4/16
  • Zemco Speed Equipment)Big congratulations to Greg Hodnett for his win at Port Royal, Steve Fannasy for his Super Sportsmen win at Lincoln, Brady Bacon for his USAC win at Lawrenceburg, Adrian Shaffer for his 358 win at Williams Grove, and Carmen Perigo Jr. for his Super Sportsmen win at Path Valley...all with Zemco Headers!! 4/16
  • Josh Ford Motorsports)We will have a rare treat with having both World of Outlaws and USAC CRA 410 Sprint Car Series together in one event. And JFM will have two of the best open wheel drivers on the track with Golobic and Bernal! Press Releases4/16

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  • Tracy Hines)Two-race weekends in his home state of Indiana, especially in a sprint car, provide Tracy Hines some extra motivation and excitement. With the Amsoil USAC National Sprint Car Series season about to hit its stride, Hines will visit a pair of legendary Hoosier State quarter-miles this weekend with The Carolina Nut Company DRC, beginning at Bloomington Speedway, followed by Tri-State Speedway. Press Releases4/16
  • Donny Schatz)Reaching the pinnacle of any profession is a journey of extreme twists and turns. Many that have attained any kind of lofty status will admit staying there is just as hard, but the challenges are different. Last November, both Kevin Harvick in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and Donny Schatz in the World of Outlaws (WoO) Sprint Car Series were crowned champions and, early in 2015, their results show they are poised to remain on top. Press Releases4/16
  • NSL)The FVP National Sprint League is proud to announce Arnold Motor Supply as a series sponsor for 2015. Arnold Motor Supply is one of the nation’s premier suppliers of replacement parts, accessories and supplies for virtually all vehicles and equipment. National Sprint League 4/16
  • The Cushion)With the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car schedule ramping up this month, TheCushion.Com has reached an agreement to stream all three races of a triple header weekend April 24-26th LIVE. “We were fortunate to broadcast the series’ opening event in Florida, and we are really excited to bring fans from around the world three more action packed USAC National Sprint Car races,” T2 Digital Co Founder, and CEO Ian Marvuglio said. “We are very excited, and thankful, for the opportunity that the Eagle Raceway, Junction Motor Speedway, and Lakeside Speedway have provided us.” Press Releases4/16
  • Shawn Wright)Taking the last weekend off, Shawn Wright is eager to get back to the newly named, Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, CA on Friday night as he once again takes on ‘The Greatest Show on Dirt’, the World of Outlaws. Press Releases4/16
  • USAC)USAC's recent social media poll to complete the 2015 list of inductees into the USAC Hall of Fame has resulted in inductions for drivers Jimmy Caruthers, Sheldon Kinser and Larry Rice and car owner Don Kenyon. The four inductees received the most votes from a select list of 16 candidates and will join eight previously-announced inductees in the ceremony which accompanies the July 25 "Tony Stewart Classic" Midget race at the Lincoln Tech Indianapolis Speedrome in the racing capital. USAC 4/16
  • Western Sprint Tour)The wait is almost complete as the newly formed Western Sprint Tour will have it's inaugural debut at the Cottage Grove Speedway on Friday April 24th and Saturday the 25th. These two events will no doubt thrill fans with electrifying action by the best 360 Sprint Car drivers in the Pacific Northwest. Several teams from all over the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada plan on making the haul to CGS for the first two races of the WST.
  • Oswego Speedway NY)As the countdown continues toward Oswego Speedway’s 65th consecutive season of green flag racing, fans have the opportunity to assist in getting the ‘Steel Palace’ ready for action on Saturday, April 25 with the 12th annual Pizza Villa Spring Spruce-Up Day. The annual Spruce-Up Day will again begin at 10 a.m. in 2015, a two hour change from the previous 8 a.m. start in year’s passed. Press Releases4/16
  • Brent Marks)A late schedule change will see Brent Marks Racing visit the Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pennsylvania on Saturday, April 18th instead of the previously scheduled plan to visit Wayne County Speedway in Orrville, Ohio with the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions. Port Royal Speedway will host the ‘Bob Weikert Memorial’ tune-up this Saturday evening; complete with a $3,500-to-win program including qualifying time trials. The tune-up will give teams an opportunity to prepare for the upcoming $15,000-to-win ‘Bob Weikert Memorial’ on Saturday, April 25th. Press Releases4/16
  • Ohsweken Speedway ONT)Ohsweken Speedway officials are pleased to announce the inaugural class of inductees for the Ohsweken Speedway Wall of Fame. The Styres Family, the Southern Ontario Sprints club, and Mike "Pinball" Giberson will be honoured on Wall of Fame Night on Friday, June 12 as Ohsweken Speedway celebrates the past, and looks forward to the future during the track's 20th season of racing. Press Releases4/16

Wednesday April 15th 2015

What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin. Mark Twain

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  • Calistoga Speedway CA)The Louie Vermeil Classic sprint car and midget race at the historic half-mile Calistoga Speedway has always been about showcasing the present but remembering the past. While many of the auto racing fans plan there Labor Day weekend around visiting the picturesque Napa Valley and enjoying some traditional dirt track racing, on Friday night, September 4th, the 4th Annual Hall of Fame Induction will kick things off with an evening dedicated to the introduction of seven new members into the Calistoga Speedway Hall of Fame. Press Releases4/15
  • Column)Article from Richard Golardi: "AJ Maddox – Up Front and Checking Out" Florida Open Wheel 4/15

  • TBJ Promotions)The McCarthy Auto Group KC Klassic is invading Lakeside Speedway on May 7. This year marks the second straight season TBJ Promotions and RacinBoys will promote the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour event at the 4/10-mile oval in Kansas City, Kan., during the Thursday of NASCAR's spring weekend in area. Press Releases4/15
  • Trey Starks)Trey Starks will return home to race in Washington this weekend following a six-week West Coast swing with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. Starks is set to compete in both the 410ci and 360ci classes on Saturday at Skagit Speedway in Alger, Wash., where he will drive a brand new car in the 410 class following a violent crash last weekend. Starks will also pilot a 360 sprint car for Doug Rutz. Press Releases4/15
  • All Stars)While the University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions may have a new attitude and direction under new owner Tony Stewart, their second points event of the season heads to one of the series’ original tracks – the Wayne County Speedway near Orrville, Ohio. All Stars4/15

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  • IRA Sprints)A continued influx of new talent, some exciting schedule changes, and the possibility of a new series champion lies in store for fans of the Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series. The 2015 season breaks loose this coming weekend with the first contest of the year to be held at LaSalle Speedway. IRA 4/15
  • Shane Stewart)The Larson Marks Racing team will conclude its six-week West Coast swing with the World of Outlaws this weekend. In 12 West Coast races thus far, the team has earned one win, five runner-up finishes and nine top-10 finishes. Press Releases4/15
  • NSL)The FVP National Sprint League welcomes Kaeding Performance as an official heat sponsor for the 2015 season! The NSL member who wins the Kaeding Performance heat race of the night will receive a $100 gift certificate from Kaeding Performance. Located in Campbell, California, Kaeding Performance is “Your Sprint Car Parts Connection”! National Sprint League 4/15
  • Port Royal Speedway PA)A change to this Saturday’s Race To Cure Cancer racing program at Port Royal Speedway will find the 410 sprint vying in a Tune Up event for the upcoming April 25 All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints Bob Weikert Memorial. The sprint cars will run two-lap time trials to start the program followed by heat races and a dash that will determine the front starting rows of the 25-lap feature event. Saturday’s sprint car main will pay $3,500 to the winner. Central PA 4/15
  • World of Outlaws)The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series wraps up its spring California swing this weekend at Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, Calif. and Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway. One driver who is experiencing a renaissance as the season gets into full swing is Jason Sides. The Bartlett, Tenn.-native moved into 2015 after a disappointing run the previous season. Sides, a 13-time series winner, finished 2014 with no wins and only three top-five finishes. DIRT/World of Outlaws 4/15
  • ASCS Lucas Oil)If the lineup of talent that will follow the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real in 2015 wasn’t tough enough, you can add the 2000 National Tour Champion to that list as Oklahoma City’s Wayne Johnson has confirmed he will once again try for the season ending $60,000 champion’s check.ASCS 4/15
  • MSCS)The Hoosier Tire Midwest Sprint Car Series drivers will be back in action this weekend with appearances at Bloomington Speedway on Friday evening April 17th and at Tri-State Speedway on Saturday evening April 18th. Both events will be co-sanctioned with the United States Auto Club. Racing will be conducted using the USAC format which includes qualifications for all the 410 non-wing sprint cars entered. Press Releases4/15
  • Thunderbowl Raceway CA)After opening the season with a World of Outlaws two-step the Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway kicks back into action on Saturday April 25, with the Civil War 360 Sprint Car Series presented by Flowmaster invading the Tulare, CA based one-third mile clay oval. Press Releases4/15
  • USAC SW)Taking the lead from polesitter Shon Deskins on the fifth lap, R.J. Johnson of Phoenix claimed Saturday’s main event at Yuma’s Cocopah Speedway. For Johnson, the $1,500 USAC SouthWest Sprint Car victory was his second consecutive triumph as the series heads to Queen Creek on April 18th. Matt Rossi, Deskins, Mike Colegrove, and Josh Pelkey followed the two-time champion to the checkered flags. USAC 4/15
  • USAC WC)Last Saturday, Visalia’s Richard Vander Weerd had a night to remember at Santa Maria Raceway. The 2011 Champion not only claimed his first main event of the season, he swept the program by also setting fast time, winning his heat race, and earning the hard charger award. D.J. Johnson, “Hollywood” Danny Faria Jr., “Shifter” Landon Hurst, and Trey Marcham chased Vander Weerd to the checkered flags. USAC 4/15
  • Jason Sides)Jason Sides entered last week seeking his first podium finish of the season with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. A week later Sides has three straight podiums as he heads into the final weekend in California during the World of Outlaws spring swing. He will compete on Friday at Kings Speedway in Hanford before wrapping up the weekend on Saturday at Perris Auto Speedway in Perris for the SoCal Showdown. Press Releases4/15
  • Rock N Roll 50)TBJ Promotions is excited to announce that Budweiser has become a partner of the Eagle Motorsports Rock 'N Roll 50 Presented by MyRacePass. Budweiser will be the Victory Lane sponsor for the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour event on Saturday, May 2, at Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark. Press Releases4/15
  • ASCS Gulf South)$7,000.00 is up for grabs to any driver who can win Friday and Saturday nights ASCS Gulf South A-feature races. Sponsored by: Southern Trailer Works and Griffith Truck & Equipment. Friday night at Heart of Texas Speedway in Waco. TX. $3,000.00 to win, $310 to start Saturday night at Gator Motorplex in Willis, TX. $3,000.00 to win, $310 to start $1,000.00 bonus to win both weekends 25 lap A-feature races sponsored by Cooper Motorsports and Challenger Drilling. Purse breakdown! Driver Purse: 1st $3,000, 2nd $1,500, 3rd $1,000, 4th $750, 5th $650, 6th $550, 7th $450, 8th $425, 9th $400, 10th -$375, 11th $355, 12th $350, 13th $345, 14th $340, 15th $335, 16th $330, 17th $325, 18th $320, 19th $315, 20th $310. $100.00 for non-qualifiers For more info: Keith Johnson ASCS Gulf South Director 337-457-4498 337-580-3614 cell 4/15
  • Pit Stop USA Sprints)The Pit Stop USA Sprint Car Series and Petaluma Speedway are pleased to announce the inaugural “Pit Stop USA Sprint Car Shootout” for Winged 360 Sprint Cars. The Pit Stop USA Sprint Car Shootout will consist of four events with the winner of each main event taking home $2000. The driver with the most points over the four Pit Stop USA Sprint Car Shootout events will receive $1000 for the Pit Stop USA Sprint Car Shootout Championship. All Pit Stop USA Sprint Car Shootout events will also award regular Pit Stop USA Sprint Car Series 2015 championship points. Press Releases4/15
  • Dodge City Raceway Park KS)Mother Nature threatened throughout Saturday night’s entire season opening tilt at Dodge City Raceway Park. With threatening dark skies to the west as the green flag flew on the night’s first Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Car heat race to kick off then night, the night was in jeopardy throughout. Press Releases4/15
  • Caleb Helms)Caleb Helms resumes the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions schedule with a doubleheader this weekend. Helms will compete on Saturday at Wayne County Speedway in Orrville, Ohio, before wrapping up the weekend on Sunday at Bedford Speedway in Bedford, Pa. Press Releases4/15
  • Tyson Hall)Tyson Hall resumes ASCS Gulf South Region competition this weekend with a Texas doubleheader. Hall will compete on Friday at Heart O' Texas Speedway in Waco and on Saturday at Gator Motorplex in Willis. Press Releases4/15

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  • Wayne Johnson)Wayne Johnson has had a knack for making history on the racetrack in the past, and he struck in again in big fashion last Saturday night at the inaugural FVP National Sprint League event at the 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa. This weekend, the Knoxville, Iowa driver plans to drop the 360 in and compete at the Randolph County Raceway in Moberly, Missouri with the ASCS series. Press Releases4/15
  • Craig Dollansky)Craig Dollansky and his Destiny Motorsports team came back refreshed after having a week off, as Dollansky was able to tally three Top-10 finishes, including a third place run on Sunday night. The busy three-race week kicked off last Wednesday night as Dollansky made his first ever start at the Placerville Speedway in Placerville, CA in what was the series’ first appearance at the track in 23 years. Press Releases4/15
  • J&J Auto Racing)Donny Schatz and Eric Riggins, Jr. each won a pair of Sprint car races last weekend in J&J Auto Racing machines. Schatz won two of three World of Outlaws events in California in Tony Stewart's No. 15 Bad Boy Buggies/Chevrolet Performance J&J, while Riggins swept the USCS weekend of action in his family-owned No. 47 J&J. Press Releases4/15
  • TJ Michael)The 2015 season continued for T.J. Michael last Friday and Saturday evening, April 10th & 11th at the Attica (OH) Raceway Park and Fremont (OH) Speedway; entering ‘305’ sprint car action at the Attica bullring, as well as ‘410’ and ‘305’ competition at Fremont Speedway. Michael, a Plano, Texas native who calls northwestern Ohio home during the busy summer months of his racing schedule, earned two top-five finishes during the recent weekend; including a fifth place finish during the ‘410’ sprint main event at the Fremont Speedway season opener last Saturday, April 11th. The two-time ‘305’ winner already in 2015 landed on the podium last Friday night, April 10th at Attica Raceway Park; finishing third during the 25-lap, ‘305’ sprint feature. Press Releases4/15

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  • Paul McMahan)Sometimes, lady luck just isn't smiling on you. During a recent three-race stretch out in his home state of California, Paul McMahan and his CJB Motorsports team faced adversity unlike any other other so far in 2015. "We had two DNF's all last year," said McMahan, driver of the Bairs Tree Service, Nyce Crete & Landis Block & Concrete and All Star Performance sponsored machine. "In one weekend this year, we matched that total. You'll have those stretches, though, when you race as much as what we do. Press Releases4/15
  • Craig Dollansky)Following a rare weekend off for the Destiny Motorsports #7 team, Craig Dollansky and the rest of the World of Outlaws roared back into action with a trio of events beginning at Placerville Speedway for the first time ever for ‘The Greatest Show on Dirt’. Press Releases4/15
  • ESS)Insinger Performance Racing Fuels is back as the sponsor of the Hard Charger bonus and point fund for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) in 2015. This marks the second consecutive season the Dushore, Pa. based company has backed this popular program. Press Releases4/15
  • ARDC)2014 American Racing Drivers Club Champion (ARDC), Steven Drevicki expected to begin the defense of his title at the beginning of April. But Mother Nature had other ideas. A heavy shower over Jonestown, PA late on Friday afternoon April 3rd, forced the cancellation of the night's scheduled events at Linda's Speedway and that included the 2015 season opener for ARDC. The season opener for ARDC has now been postponed until Friday night, April 17th when the wingless midgets will give it another go at Linda's and then move on to Path Valley the next day for race number two on the 2015 schedule. Press Releases4/15
  • Bloomington Speedway IN)After six months of sitting idle, the high banked red clay of the Bloomington Speedway will roar back to life in a big way. A co-sanctioned event featuring the USAC Sprints and the Midwest Sprint Car Series (MSCS) will kick off the 92nd season of racing at the famed mile with a huge $5,000 to win/$500 to start main event. Press Releases4/15
  • URSS)2015 marks the 10th Anniversary Season of the United Rebel Sprint Series and The Rebels will be kicking it off in style with a two-day show at the Liberal Fairgrounds Speedway called the “Duel at the D”. The lightning fast 3/8’s mile oval will host the event with drivers from multiple states making the pull to crown the first race winners of 2015. Press Releases4/15
  • Montpelier Motor Speedway IN)After Mother Nature claimed the first two opening events, the Montpelier Motor Speedway will look to make the third attempt the charm. The Montpelier Motor Speedway will celebrate 112 years of racing tradition at the Montpelier Motor Speedway with its season opening Saturday, April 18 program featuring the Montpelier Motor Speedway Midget Series Presented By Leaders Edge (Indianapolis, Indiana – 317-273-0655), UMP Modifieds, Super Streets, Thunder Cars, and FWD Compacts. The program will mark not only the 29th Annual Season Opener for the quarter mile clay oval, but will also begin the points chase for the 2015 MMS Track Championships and Rookie of the Year honors. Press Releases4/15
  • USCS)The early Middle Tennessee 2015 racing season gets a shot of high speed adrenaline this weekend when the United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour presented by K&N Filters winged sprint cars invade Tennessee National Raceway (formerly Hohenwald Motorsports) in Hohenwald, Tennessee on Saturday, April 18th at 7:30 pm during the inaugural “Spring Speed Xpolsion”. USCS 4/15
  • Selinsgrove Speedway PA)Selinsgrove Speedway will present back-to-back four division racing programs starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 18, and Saturday, April 25, featuring 360 sprint cars, late models, pro stocks, and roadrunners to round out the month. Track gates will open at 4 p.m. both nights. The Mach 1 Chassis 360 sprint cars will compete in a 25-lap feature paying $2,000 to win and $200 to start. The Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center/Bernheisel Race Components super late models will race in a 25-lap main event paying $1,500 to win, while the A&A Auto Stores pro stocks go wheel-to-wheel in a 15-lap feature paying $400 to win. Closing out the four division program will be the roadrunners in a 12-lap race. Central PA 4/15
  • Sprints on Dirt)Engine Pro Sprints on Dirt presented by ARP is pleased to announce that Adrianna Irwin has accepted the position of SOD Series Director. Adrianna, a degreed mechanical engineer, is a global program manager in the automotive industry. She is experienced in managing complex relationships and productive communication with people with varying agendas and different perspectives. Management of an organization like SOD is no easy job, but Adrianna’s professional background and accomplishments makes her well qualified to meet the demands of the job. From a racing perspective, Adrianna is also very experienced and knowledgeable. She has been involved with sprint car racing all her life, the third generation of a racing family. She has seen it all and understands the intricacies of the sport. You can email Adrianna at director@sprintsondirt.com. Visit www.sprintsondirt.com for the 2015 schedule, rule book, and racer registration form. 4/15
  • Josh Schneiderman)Everything that could go wrong for Josh Schneiderman on Saturday night at 34 Raceway did go wrong! The inaugural event for the FVP National Sprint League was the perfect opportunity for the West Burlington, Iowa driver to make a splash in his hometown. Unfortunately, starting in the heat race, a series of events led him to a DNF at race’s end and the night’s Bell Helmets “Hard Luck Award”. This weekend the Deuce Motorsports #49 team is looking forward to the season opener at Knoxville Raceway in Iowa. Press Releases4/15

Tuesday April 14th 2015

I'd rather play jazz, I hate rock and roll. Ginger Baker

10:00pm

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  • Column)Duane Hancock has Kokomo Grand Prix notes in Tri-State Outlook 4/14
  • Column)Danny Burton is back to start the year with Indiana action and Kokomo midgets in Hoosier Race Report 4/14
  • Column)Pat & Bruce Eckel have a Three Race Weekend With Kokomo The Meat In The Sandwich A Typical Weekend 4/14
  • Lernerville Speedway PA)The green flag is in the air and ready to drop on the 2015 season of Fab Four Racing Fueled by Turners Premium Iced Teas which starts with Opening Night this Friday, April 17. Budweiser Points will be on line right from the start, which means that Carl Bowser, Alex Ferree, Rex King Jr. and Jim Fosnaught will have to bring their A-Game from the start if they intend on standing victorious in Victory Lane on Championship Night in August. Press Releases4/14
  • Terry McCarl)For Terry McCarl and the TMAC Motorsports #24 team, it was 360 degrees of disappointment at the FVP NSL opener Saturday night at the 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa. After building a commanding lead, the Altoona, Iowa driver did a 360 spin to avoid a lapped marker. Fortunately, he kept it going and came home second. This Saturday night is the opener in the Knoxville Championship Cup Series at the Knoxville Raceway in Iowa. Press Releases4/14
  • F.A.S.T.)The 2015 Fremont/Attica Sprint Title (F.A.S.T.) championship season will officially kick-off this Friday evening, April 17th at the Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio. The Kistler Racing Products F.A.S.T. ‘410’ Championship Series presented by KS Sales & Service and the JLH General Contractors F.A.S.T. ‘305’ Championship Series presented by Engine Pro will each ignite their 2015 campaigns on Friday evening at the Attica bullring; launching a new season of highly competitive open wheel racing in northwestern Ohio. Each series will sanction two events during the upcoming weekend, with F.A.S.T. action continuing on Saturday, April 18th at the Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio. Press Releases4/14
  • Pit Stop USA Sprints)The Pit Stop USA Sprint Car Series is pleased to announce the series 2015 Championship Awards. "We are very proud to offer our Pit Stop USA Sprint Car Series 2015 Champions with a wide variety of outstanding awards," commented Ed Coughenour, President/CEO of PitStopUSA.com. "We are so grateful to our valued vendor partners who make this program possible. The Pit Stop USA Sprint Car Series Championship Awards for 2015 are simply the best ever for our series!" Press Releases4/14
  • Ohsweken Speedway ONT)Ohsweken, Ontario - Adding to the "Top Gun" award program already in place for the Corr/Pak Merchandising 360 Sprint Car division, Ohsweken Speedway officials are proud to announce that Nathan Ackland State Farm Insurance will also sponsor a weekly $50 "Top Gun" award for the Strickland's GMC Crate Sprint Car division in 2015. Press Releases4/14
  • Perris Auto Speedway CA)With the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series headed to Perris Auto Speedway for the only time in 2015, it is time to check up on the all-time winners list at the track. Since the first time the Outlaws rolled into town during The PAS inaugural season in 1996, the legendary sprint car series has made 15 visits to the famous Riverside County half-mile clay oval. Eight different World of Outlaws drivers have stood on the PAS victory podium. Press Releases4/14
  • Oswego Speedway NY)Oswego Speedway will once again open its gates for free to kids 16 & under, with a paid adult, as well as active military with I.D for all events during 2015 with the exception of Budweiser International Classic Weekend and SUNOCO Race of Champions Weekend to end the season. Press Releases4/14
  • Danny Holtgraver)The 2015 UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions schedule will continue this Saturday and Sunday with a pair of $5,000-to-win events in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Danny Holtgraver and Phoenix Racing will join the UNOH All Stars for both events during the upcoming weekend; beginning with action at the Wayne County Speedway near Orrville, Ohio on Saturday, April 18th. The Phoenix Racing, Bonnell’s Rod Shop, DKW Transport, Auto Electric of Jupiter, Florida, Southern Pacific Farms, ‘59’ team is coming off of a thirteenth place finish during the ‘Rumble In The Hills’ at the Atomic Speedway near Chillicothe, Ohio. Press Releases4/14
  • Kevin Swindell)Kevin Swindell highlighted last weekend by charging from 25th to a 10th -place result during a World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event at Calistoga Speedway. Swindell, who was driving for Roth Motorsports, opened the weekend doubleheader at the scenic half-mile oval on Saturday by qualifying 25th quickest. Press Releases4/14
  • IRA)The highbanked, fast quarter-mile LaSalle Speedway will play host to the IRA & MOWA co-sanctioned Spring Fling this Saturday night April 18th. It will be the season opener for the Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series and IRA looks forward to one of the biggest seasons in their long history. A solid car count is fully expected aiming at the $2500 winner's take. We certainly hope many of our WI fans make the easy trip down to LaSalle to support us! LaSalle is easy to get to as it is just one exit S of I-80, on I-39. Exit #57 off I-39 and just head a mile and a half east. 4/14
  • Premier Speedway AU)The final meeting of the 2014-15 Premier Speedway season will be held this Saturday night at Sungold Stadium as three feature events for Speedcars, Wingless Sprints and Junior Sedans go on the line. The Wingless Sprint Super Six Series is sure to go right down to the wire with Luke Weel the current points leader, a mere ten points ahead of Daniel Storer who sits second, with Sam Wren also poised to strike, being only 24 points in arrears of Weel. Press Releases4/14
  • Jack Dover)Jack Dover will be off this weekend for the second straight week after his scheduled event for Saturday was postponed. Unfortunately, that gives him extra time to think about rebounding from a rough start to his season. Press Releases4/14
  • Joe Trenca)Joe Trenca hopes the third time is the charm. Trenca is scheduled to compete at Selinsgrove Speedway in Selinsgrove, Pa., this Saturday for the third straight weekend. Weather has kept the Mucci Motorsports team from racing at the half-mile oval the past two weekends. Press Releases4/14
  • Channin Tankersley)Channin Tankersley's defense of his first career ASCS Gulf South Region championship got off to a rocky start last month. After a couple weeks of waiting since his season-opening weekend, Tankersley will return to action this Friday at Heart O' Texas Speedway in Waco, Texas, and Saturday at Gator Motorplex in Willis, Texas. Press Releases4/14
  • Cody Wampler)Cody Wampler is more than excited about his racing opportunity this season. Wampler has teamed up with car owner Randall Buzbee to compete for the champ sprints track championship at Lawton Speedway this season. Press Releases4/14
  • Ryan Bernal)Continuing to make the adjustment to winged sprint car racing, Ryan Bernal and his Mike Phulps Motorsports team were in action over the weekend as they took to the Ocean Speedway where Bernal finished third, as well as the Calistoga Speedway where he would finish 10th. Press Releases4/14
  • Bryan Clauson)Bryan Clauson and the Matt Wood Racing #17w team had a new look, a new car, and a new crew chief when they pulled into the 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa for the FVP National Sprint League opener last Saturday night. At night’s end, they had a new respect from everyone in attendance. The Noblesville, Indiana driver checkered a fourth place finish amongst the stout 40-car field. This weekend the team plans on MOWA action at the Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois before heading north for the season opener at the Knoxville Raceway in Iowa. Press Releases4/14
  • Brad Loyet)Brad Loyet and the Loyet Motorsports/Vacuworx Global #o5 charged to a third place finish in the FVP National Sprint League opener at the 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa Saturday night. The impressive podium run came from the fifth row, making it all the more impressive. Plan A for the team this weekend is to race with the MOWA series Friday at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois and at LaSalle (IL) Speedway with the IRA on Saturday. Press Releases4/14
  • Derek Hagar)Derek Hagar will make his debut at Randolph County Raceway this Saturday during the inaugural Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour event at the half-mile track. "We're usually pretty fast when we go to a new race track," he said. "I guess it's because you don't know what works and what won't so you'll try anything. Sometimes when you go to a new race track you might hit on something that nobody else finds and you can use it to your advantage." Press Releases4/14
  • Willie Croft)Taking on the World of Outlaws last week, Willie Croft had a very strong showing in Calistoga, CA as he charged from 21st to finish 11th on Saturday night. “We had a slow start to the night, but ultimately we worked hard, and put a strong piece on the track for the feature event on Saturday night,” Croft said. Press Releases4/14
  • Dominic Scelzi)Dominic Scelzi registered his fourth top-five finish of the season last Saturday at Calistoga Speedway, where he competed in both sprint car classes at the half-mile oval. Scelzi's best result came in the Dan Monhoff owned sprint car with the Civil War Sprint Car Series. He qualified eighth quickest, won a heat race and finished second in the dash to line up on the outside of the front row for the main event. Press Releases4/14
  • Brandon Hanks)Brandon Hanks registered his third podium finish in his last four races on Friday with the ASCS Red River Region. Hanks maintained a top three throughout the feature at Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla., which gave him his third top-five finish of the season - surpassing last year's total. Press Releases4/14
  • Joe Stornetta)Joe Stornetta took on the Wingless Series Presented by Joe Hunt Magnetos on Saturday night as the series made their debut at the Calistoga Speedway. After a hard fought battle with Colton Slack and Terry Schank, Stornetta would cross the stripe with a second place finish. Press Releases4/14
  • Kevin Swindell)Kevin Swindell highlighted last weekend by charging from 25th to a 10th -place result during a World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event at Calistoga Speedway. Swindell, who was driving for Roth Motorsports, opened the weekend doubleheader at the scenic half-mile oval on Saturday by qualifying 25th quickest. Press Releases4/14
  • Harli White)Back in action with the ASCS Red River Region, Harli White posted a fifth place finish on Saturday night during the series’ stop at the Super Bowl Speedway. “It was great to finally have a strong finish, and hopefully we can start stringing more Top-Five’s together,” White said. Press Releases4/14
  • Indy Race Parts would like to congratulate Richard Vander Weerd, Parker Price-Miller, Danny Reidy, Chase Stockon and everyone else that supports Indy Race Parts. If you need any New or Used Sprint Car, Midget, or 600 parts we are your one stop shop. Call 317.244.9437 or view our website www.indyraceparts.com for more info or find us on Twitter, @indyraceparts.4/14
  • Jonathan Allard)Jonathan Allard and his Tri-C Motorsports team continue to make gains, and that was apparent over the last week with the World of Outlaws as the Chico, CA driver finished fifth with the series at the Placerville Speedway before a late restart on Sunday night in Calistoga, CA saw him cross the stripe in 11th. Press Releases4/14
  • David Gravel)Taking to the Placerville Speedway and the Calistoga Speedway over the last week with the World of Outlaws, David Gravel and his Roth Motorsports team had some very good runs that were highlighted by fourth and sixth place finishes. “Overall we had some really good speed, and raced very well at both tracks,” Gravel said. “We were able to put ourselves in good position, and capitalize.” Press Releases4/14
  • USAC)With the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car schedule ramping up this month, TheCushion.com has reached an agreement to LIVE stream all three races of a triple header weekend April 24-26th. "We were fortunate to broadcast the series'opening event in Florida, and we are really excited to bring fans from around the world three more action packed USAC National Sprint Car races,"T2 Digital Co Founder, and CEO Ian Marvuglio said. "We are very excited, and thankful, for the opportunity that the Eagle Raceway, Junction Motor Speedway, and Lakeside Speedway have provided us." USAC  4/14
  • Brady Bacon)Last week, in USAC National Sprint Car competition, Brady Bacon finished seventh at Lawrenceburg Speedway in Indiana. Last Saturday night, he conquered the high banks in weekly competition aboard the Hoffman Racing #69. The Broken Arrow, Oklahoma driver added a second place finish in his own #99 in MOWA competition Friday night in Jacksonville, Illinois. This weekend finds USAC battling in Indiana with the MSCS series at Bloomington Speedway Friday night and Tri-State Speedway near Haubstadt on Saturday. Press Releases4/14
  • Steven Tiner)After taking a couple weekends off, Steven Tiner was back aboard the Duppman Racing/Hansen Machine Works No. 10 on Saturday night as the team invaded the Placerville Speedway for the first Placerville Posse event of the year. After a torrid three car battle for the lead, Tiner would ultimately cross the stripe in the third spot. Press Releases4/14
  • Kerry Madsen)Getting back to work after a weekend off to enjoy the Easter Holiday, Kerry Madsen and his Keneric Racing/American Racing team picked up a pair of Top-Five finishes at the Calistoga Speedway in Calistoga, CA over the weekend after earning Hard Charger honors at the Placerville Speedway on Wednesday night. Press Releases4/14
  • Robbie Price)Robbie Price’s rookie year continues to take him to new tracks, and over the weekend the Cobble Hill, BC driver saw the mile Ocean Speedway, as well as the mile Calistoga Speedway for the first time in his young career. Press Releases4/14
  • DJ Netto)After some suspension issues hampered him on Saturday night, DJ Netto battled back from a last lap heat race flat tire, while in a transfer spot, to finish 17th in Calistoga, CA with ‘The Greatest Show on Dirt’. “Saturday night was frustrating with a part failure really setting us back,” Netto said. “Sunday night we had a good start to the night, but some bad luck forced us into the B, but we were able to rebound.” Press Releases4/14
  • Sean Becker)Saturday night in Calistoga, CA Three-Time Civil War Series Champion, Sean Becker, climbed aboard the potent Friends and Family Racing No. x1 machine, and picked up his second career Calistoga Speedway in the series’ first visit at the speedway since 2012. “I just can’t believe how fortunate I am to join such a great group of guys, and be so fast right out of the box,” Becker said. Press Releases4/14
  • Lance Dewease)After issues with the rig put a stop to any hopes of racing on Friday night, LD and the Dietz Motorsports team were greeted by a welcomed breath of fresh air on Saturday. "We were far from the best car, starting position was everything tonight," LD told the fans from victory lane at Lincoln Speedway this past Saturday night. Press Releases4/14

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  • Column)BillW has notes from NSL at Burlington IA in BillW's Knoxville News4/14
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  • Hawkeye Ovals)Eric Arnold's Knoxville Raceway 410 preview at http://hawkeyeovals.blogspot.com 4/14
  • Chase Dietz)“Just another tough weekend” said Chase Dietz, “It was disappointing.” Tough luck continues to follow Chase Dietz as his 2015 campaign moves into the second half of April. Unfortunately, the York, Pennsylvania native would suffer from back-to-back ‘DNF’ finishes last Friday and Saturday, April 10th & 11th at the Williams Grove Speedway and Lincoln Speedway; the result of mechanical failure and ‘tough luck.’Press Releases4/14
  • Perris Auto Speedway CA)Fans attending this Saturday’s “So Cal Showdown” at Perris Auto Speedway will have a rare chance to see two of North America’s premiere sprint car series and many of the top stars in the nation racing on the same racetrack on the same night. The legendary World of Outlaws, who will be making their only Southern California appearance of 2015, and the Amsoil USAC/CRA Sprint Cars will be racing together for only the second time ever. Fans who order advance reserved tickets for the rarely seen doubleheader will receive a free “World of Outlaws Fan Pit Pass.” Press Releases4/14
  • OCRS)The resilient travelers of the deep southern plains are now destined for a trip to the land of Kansas where the Osage Casino Caney Valley Speedway awaits the AmeriFlex Hose & Accessories / Oil Capital Racing Series for round number three of the 2015 sprint car racing tour. OCRS 4/14

Monday April 13th 2015

Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger, which in Texas is called 'walking.' George W. Bush

11:35pm

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  • SOS)Hello all of you Race Fans and Supporters of the SOS Outlaws.. Friday night April 24th the Winged Warriors of the High banks are invading Hattiesburg Speedway, in Hattiesburg, MS.. Hattiesburg is always a don’t miss show, due to how smooth, fast, and racy Donald Parker always has that track prepared.. This is our 2nd show here and if the 1st one was any indication, you better not miss this one!!! Regular classes will also be running with us this night.. Then, Saturday night, April 25th., as if that was not enough, The SOS Superstars will be visiting the “Home of the Highbanks”, YES, reopening for the 2015 Season, Deep South Speedway, in Loxley ALPress Releases4/13
  • ASCS Lucas Oil)Looking to get back to action this coming weekend, the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real will make their first visit to the high-banked Randolph County Raceway in Moberly, Mo. on Saturday, April 18.ASCS 4/13
  • WAR)In its first three seasons of existence the Impact Signs Awnings, and Wraps WAR Sprint Series presented by Next LED has produced three different champions. The fourth season of non-winged sprint car racing will get started on Friday at Callaway Raceway in Fulton, MO. Last season, in WAR's first ever appearance, 2013 series champion Mitchell Moore picked up the victory. Chad Goff was second as he was followed by Pete Palazzolo and 2014 series champ Chris Parkinson with Taylor Walton rounding out the top five for the twenty-two car field. Gates will open at 5PM Friday with hot laps set for 7 PM. Racing is slated to begin at 7:30 PM. Adult admission will be $15 with kids 7-12 costing $5. Kids 6 and under will be admitted free and pit passes will be $30. For any questions about the Impact Signs, Awnings, and Wraps WAR Sprint Series presented by Next LED, please go to warsprints.com or go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/122872191163959/ to join the WAR Facebook page. You can also go to https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoY2NjQ1cQBUeO3cGFVUodQ to learn more about the WAR series and its drivers. 4/13
  • Column)Kevin Oldham is back for his 17th year with commentary on Indiana’s first two sprint car events in Brownstown and Lawrenceburg. KO's Indiana Bullring Scene 4/13
  • Penn Live)Greg Hodnett and Danny Dietrich provide excitement, SSP the place to race, more Pennsylvania Sprint Car notes http://www.pennlive.com/ 4/13
  • Penn Live)Donny Schatz's dominance, WoO injury update, NSL's good start, more national Sprint Car thoughts http://www.pennlive.com/ 4/13
  • Justin Sanders)Justin Sanders continues to have a red hot start to the season as he scored yet another podium finish by way of his second place run on Friday night at the Ocean Speedway before tallying a Top-10 finish with the Civil War Series on Saturday night at the Calistoga Speedway. Press Releases4/13
  • Inside Lane)This week’s edition of “The Inside Lane” on ESPN 92.3 FM presented by Custom Metal Coating with Steve Inch and Todd Steward will air at 5 p.m. (EST) Thursday, April 16, featuring interviews with Rodney Westhafer, Eric Riggins Jr., and Mike Lupfer. Press Releases4/13
  • Justyn Cox)Though Top-15’s are not a big stat most strive for, Justyn Cox was very pleased with the weekend he had with the World of Outlaws in Calistoga, CA as he picked up a pair of Top 15 finishes. “It was the best weekend we have had with the World of Outlaws so far, and it’s pretty cool that it happened at the half-mile,” Cox said. Timing in 20th fastest on Saturday night at the scenic Calistoga Speedway, Cox was able to pick up a fifth place finish in heat race action, and successfully move his Berco Redwood/Berry Lumber/PM Truck Repair backed No. 31c machine into the feature event. Press Releases4/13
  • Matt Miller)Opting to use his Civil War Series mulligan on Saturday night, Matt Peterson checked in at the Placerville Speedway for their Placerville Posse event, and went on to work his way forward to a fifth place finish. “Placerville has never really been a strong track for me, so it was nice to go up there and get our car working well there, and get a good finish,” Matt Peterson said. Press Releases4/13
  • Tim Kaeding)After closing out his West Coast swing on Wednesday night in Placerville, CA, Tim Kaeding headed to South Dakota to meet up with his Lunstra Motorsports team, and he would have a nice showing in his debut as he charged to a fifth palce finish during the National Sprint League opener, earning KSE Hard Charger honors. Press Releases4/13
  • NCRA)A change by track officials have forced the National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products to reschedule this coming Saturday nights sprint car event at 81 Speedway in Park City. The date has been moved to Saturday night, June 20. This gives sprint car teams an opportunity for a double-header weekend as the tour is scheduled to compete atop the famed Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson, Kansas on Sunday night, June 21. An unfavorable weather forecast for both later this week and weekend has caused officials to adjust the race schedule as well as new dirt still taking up most of the back stretch pit area that is utilized by the big haulers. With this rescheduled date, the next event for the NCRA sprint car tour will now be on Saturday night, May 2, at Butler County Speedway in Rising City, Nebraska in a co-sanctioned event with the Nebraska 360 sprint car series. For more information on the NCRA as well as schedules, results and more check out their official website www.racencra.com or call (316) 755-1781.4/13
  • Jerrod Hull)Jerrod Hull made it two for two by winning his second race of the year at Jacksonville Speedway in Illinois with the MOWA series last Friday night. He added a second place finish Saturday at St. Francois County Raceway near Farmington, Missouri on Saturday. The Sikeston, Missouri driver has some serious momentum heading into action with MOWA at the Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Illinois on Friday, and with ASCS at the Randolph County Raceway in Moberly, Missouri on Saturday. Press Releases4/13
  • Parker Price-Miller)The first win is one you will remember forever, and Parker Price-Miller is sure to remember Saturday night at the Fremont Speedway in Fremont, OH, as the Kokomo, IN product picked up his first career 410ci winged sprint car win. Press Releases4/13
  • The Central PA 358 Point Series presented by Capitol Renegade kicked off a huge racing weekend with three races at three different race tracks which saw 3 different winners collect the big money. Friday night saw the season openers for the 358 division at Williams Grove Speedway where Adrian Shaffer picked up his second opening night win in a row at the track. Shaffer would make a late race pass of Phil Walter to claim the top prize.Central PA 4/13
  • Greg DeCaires)Greg DeCaires kicked his 25th Anniversary season off on Saturday night at the Placerville Speedway as he picked up a second place finish aboard the Dale Miller Motorsports No. 4SA machine. With 21 360ci sprint cars checked in for the first of four Placerville Posse special events, DeCaires timed the Dale Miller Plumbing and Septic/RedHawk Casino/Halk Equipment Rentals No. 4SA machine in third fastest. Press Releases4/13
  • KSE Racing)During the past week, teams opting to use KSE Racing Products found victory lane all over the country, as KSE Racing Products aided numerous victories. The World of Outlaws were in action in California for three more races, and it was three more drivers using KSE Racing Products to find victory lane as Donny Schatz tamed the bullring in Placerville, CA before scoring a win on Sunday night at the mile Calistoga Speedway, while Brad Sweet also found victory lane at the Calistoga Speedway on Saturday night. Press Releases4/13
  • Badger)Officials of the Badger Midget Auto Racing Association (BMARA) extends their sympathies to Smith & Earnest Families. J.R. Smith Jerome Robert "Jerry" “J.R.” Smith, died at Madison’s St. Mary's Hospital on April 7 at the age of 72 years old. While attending college at UW-Whitewater Jerry worked at Fordem Co., a paper converting business. In 1966, he and his brother Jay joined forces and purchased the business, creating unique processes to produce the various paper packaging products.Press Releases4/13
  • Joey Saldana)Joey Saldana is looking to defend last year’s World of Outlaws SoCal Showdown victory at Perris Motor Speedway, Saturday, April 18. Joining him last year in the winner’s circle celebration and set to return again are veterans from Workshops for Warriors. Press Releases4/13
  • Brent Marks)Brent Marks ended the recent weekend with three more top-ten finishes in central Pennsylvania; including back-to-back top-five performances on Saturday and Sunday. Marks, pilot of the Brent Marks Racing, BAPS Auto Paint & Supplies, Creekside Auto Sales, Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel, no. 19M ‘410’ sprint car, kicked-off his three-race weekend with a seventh place finish at the Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania on Friday evening, April 10th; followed by a third place performance during his first appearance of the season at the Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pennsylvania on Saturday, April 11th. The Myerstown, Pennsylvania native ended his three-race ‘Posse’ swing with a fourth place finish at the Susquehanna Speedway Park near York Haven, PA on Sunday, April 12th. Press Releases4/13
  • Austen Wheatley)Austen Wheatley earned his best finish of the season with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series twice last weekend. Wheatley recorded a pair of 18th-place finishes with the premier sprint car series at Calistoga Speedway, which also marked his first two top 20s at the scenic half-mile oval. Press Releases4/13
  • Chase Johnson)Chase Johnson accomplished a dream last Saturday at Calistoga Speedway. Johnson won his first career World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series heat race, which locked him into his first career World of Outlaws main event. Press Releases4/13
  • Ocean Sprints)Starting from the pole on Friday night at Ocean Speedway former two-time Ocean Sprints champion Tommy Tarlton jumped to the lead and was never seriously challenged en route to his second straight win at the quarter-mile. The victory marked Tarlton’s and crew chief Paul Baines 50th career triumph as a combination. The veteran driver showed once again why he is one of the very best at Ocean Speedway whenever he is on hand, with the win coming aboard his Executive Auto Sales/ Tarlton & Son Inc. No. 21 mount. Press Releases4/13
  • Oswego Speedway NY)A new line of Oswego Speedway merchandise is now available leading up to the 65th annual season opener at the Steel Palace on Saturday, May 9 presented by Planet Fitness and Mitchell’s Speedway Press. Three new t-shirts are currently available including a limited edition Novelis Supermodified/ISMA Supermodified ‘Super Spectacle’ shirt, featuring the Jim Shampine and Jack Murphy Memorials which will take place at the Speedway on May 23. Press Releases4/13
  • Tommy Tarlton)Making his second start of the season on Friday night at the Ocean Speedway, Tommy Tarlton ended his night just as he did during his first start; in victory lane. “I can’t say enough about my team,” Tarlton said. “We had another great car, and were able to grab another win.” Press Releases4/13
  • Triple X Race Co)Momentum keeps building for Team XXX drivers, as XXX chassis continue to find victory lane all over the country. XXX went 3 out of 4 in Central PA over the weekend, with Rodney Westhafer, Greg Hodnett and Lance Dewease putting XXX in victory lane at The Grove, Port Royal and Lincoln. Brady Bacon took the Hoffman Auto Racing XXX to a non wing win at Lawrenceburg Speedway. Parker Price-Miller won his first 410 feature at Fremont Speedway in Ohio and Curt Michael won the first race for the newly reformed United Racing Club at Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey. Robert Sellers also went wire to wire in beating the OCRS in Oklahoma. Press Releases4/13

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RESULTS...

  • Monday Notes)Knoxville Raceway opens their 2015 season this Saturday.....MOWA driver Jimmy Hurley was injured in a non-racing accident Saturday and is in ICU. Please pray for him and his family....Bloomington Speedway IN is now on Instagram their 2015 Season Opener is this Friday April 17....Petty Driving Experience instructor killed at WDW  http://www.orlandosentinel.com/........Kistler Racing FAST Series opener this weekend with double header at Attica & Fremont OH....Future of Selinsgrove Speedway PA http://thedirttrackchannel.com/....IRA 2015 Season Opener this Saturday LaSalle IL...Lucas Oil ASCS back this Saturday at Randolph County MO....New Forums Section Added to http://DirtTrackTrader.com. 4/13
  • The Speedway Motors/Champion Racing Oil Central PA Sprint Cars beat the rain Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway with Rodney Westhafer taking his first win of the 2015 season. Rodney has help this year on the #44 from Don Kreitz Jr and Davey Brown. Lucas Wolfe in the 5w was 2nd. Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway Greg Hodnett  put on a passing display coming from the 13th spot for his 2nd series win of the year. At Lincoln Speedway Lance Dewease took the lead from Billy Dietrich on lap 18 and went on for his first win of the year with Adam Wilt 2nd. Sunday night Susquehanna Speedway Park ran their first of 8 Speedway Motors/Champion Racing Oil point series shows for 2015. Danny Dietrich took the feature win in an exciting battle with Ryan Smith and Don Kreitz Jr. Danny even slammed the turn 1 fence but it never stopped him. It was Danny's 2nd series win of the year.Speedway Motors/Champion Racing Oil Central PA 4/13
  • Civil War)Sean Becker made a late race move at the Calistoga Speedway on Saturday night that saw the three-time series champion become the third different winner through three Civil War Series events thus far on Saturday night. With Shane Golobic and Dominic Scelzi leading the field to green, it was reigning series champion, and opening night winner, Shane Golobic, jumping out to an early lead, as he quickly began distancing himself from the rest of the field as Sean Becker made a bold move around Scelzi to take over the second spot on the opening lap. Race Results4/13
  • Susquehanna Speedway Park PA) Race Results from Sunday, April 12, 2015 410 Sprint Cars Feature (25 laps): 1. Danny Dietrich III; 2. Ryan Smith; 3. Donnie Kreitz Jr.; 4. Brent Marks; 5. Greg Hodnett; 6. Lance Dewease; 7. Steve Buckwalter; 8. Danny Sammons; 9. Dave Ely; 10. Aaron Ott; 11. Blaine Heimbach; 12. Brandon Rahmer; 13. Mark Smith; 14. Kyle Moody; 15. Freddie Rahmer; 16. Tim Glatfelter; 17. Doug Esh; 18. Austin Hogue; 19. Rodney Westhafer; 20. Ryan Wilson; 21. Brad Howard; 22. Wayne Dadetto; 23. Bill Dietrich; 24. Jim Shuster; DNQ – Mallie Shuster; Karl Baker. FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Smith (1-6); Kreitz Jr. (7-20); Dietrich III (21-25). HEAT RACE WINNERS: Ely, Marks and Dietrich III. 358 Sprint Cars Feature (20 laps): 1. Brad McClelland; 2. Todd Reed; 3. Doug Hammaker; 4. Kody Lehman; 5. Matt Campbell; 6. Cody Fletcher; 7. David Holbrook; 8. Brian Eichelberger; 9. Jordan Givler; 10. Amy Ott; 11. John Brown; 12. Toby Eash; 13. Zach Newlin; 14. Chris Frank; 15. Leah Starner; 16. Cole Young; 17. Lucas Montgomery; 18. Ryan Kissinger; 19. Tim Stallings; 20. Wyatt Hinkle. 4/13

PRESS...

  • Joe Hunt Wingless)Sunday night at the Calistoga Speedway, the Wingless Series presented by Joe Hunt Magnetos made their first ever appearance at the historic Calistoga Speedway, and when the dust settled from a very entertaining feature event, it was Colton Slack celebrating the historic victory. With three-time series champion, Terry Schank, Jr, and Klint Simpson leading the field to green, it was the veteran driver, Schank, pulling out to an early lead, as he began to set sail on the rest of the field. Press Releases4/13
  • Brian Brown)Brian Brown and the Casey’s General Stores/FVP #21 opened the FVP National Sprint League season at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa last Saturday. The result at the end of the night saw a seventh place finish. The team is preparing for another opener this weekend at the Knoxville Raceway in Iowa. Press Releases4/13
  • Shane Stewart)Shane Stewart and Larson Marks Racing posted two top-five finishes in three races in Northern California last week. The back-to-back top-10 finishes at Calistoga Speedway kept the team second in the World of Outlaws series point standings. "We definitely didn't get the finish we wanted at Placerville on Wednesday," said Stewart. "But, the two nights at Calistoga were solid. When you consistently get top-five finishes, then you're putting yourself in the position to win. Those top-fives will become more wins for us and we're all pretty excited about that." Press Releases4/13
  • Mark Dobmeier)The FVP National Sprint League opener was a success for Mark Dobmeier and the Jimco Motorsports #13 team. The Grand Forks, North Dakota driver took a top ten finish at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa on Saturday night in his first trip to the 3/8-mile oval. This Saturday night marks another opener. This time, it’s the lid-lifter for Knoxville Raceway in Iowa. Press Releases4/13
  • Danny Lasoski)Big Game Motorsports driver Danny Lasoski continues to rave about the inaugural National Sprint League event last Saturday at 34 Raceway. "The NSL debut as a series was a total success," he said. "With Tod (Quiring) putting forward the effort and having the vision and FVP coming on board, it was a huge success. And without the support of the fans it never would have happened. You probably couldn't have asked for a better debut for a series." Press Releases4/13
  • Travis Rilat)Travis Rilat is eager to tackle the ASCS Gulf South Region doubleheader this weekend when he will compete on Friday at Heart O' Texas Speedway in Waco, Texas, and Saturday at Gator Motorplex in Willis, Texas. "We haven't raced at either track very often throughout the years so it will be good to get back to both," he said. "We're going after a couple of wins so hopefully we can draw well, race well and be in contention at the end of both nights." Press Releases4/13
  • Ryan Smith)One of the hottest drivers in the country throughout the last six months is currently seeking marketing partners. Ryan Smith, who has recently won with the two most historic 410ci sprint car series in the country, needs to add partners to his team in order to chase his first career UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions championship. Press Releases4/13
  • Shannon McQueen)When you are a feature winning and multi-time champion driver, struggling to make and finish features in a race car can be more frustrating than imaginable. Right now, Shannon McQueen is experiencing those frustrations, but not giving up. Shannon and her V & M Motorsports team are determined to push through these tough times and get Shannon running back up front, where she is accustomed to being. The most recent V & M Motorsports effort was this past weekend when the USAC West Coast Sprint Cars invaded the Santa Maria Raceway for the first time in 2015.Press Releases4/13
  • Column)Gaye Carmichael has notes from night 2 of Calistoga CA World of Outlaws in Sprint Car Notes4/13
  • USAC)Dylan Nobile holds serve in USAC's Western HPD Midget series, which resumes this Saturday at the Bakersfield (Calif.) Speedway. Nobile has a 46-point lead over sisters Toni and Annie Breidinger.None of the three point leaders have ever won at Bakersfield. Cory Elliott won three of the six races held the last two years at the 1/3-mile dirt track. USAC  4/13
  • USAC)Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway hosts "Power of Purple Night" Saturday as the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars take to the half-mile dirt oval. Drivers with eight series championships will continue their battle for the 2015 point lead in Saturday's fourth round of the championship. Point leader Mike Spencer has five titles and runner-up Damion Gardner has three. Together they have won seven in a row! USAC  4/13
  • USAC)USAC's "King of the Wing" and Auto Value Bumper-to-Bumper Sprint Car championships debut this week after rains forced postponement of the openers last week in Florida and Alabama. Five Flags Speedway in Pensacola hosts Friday night's race and Saturday night's race is at Mobile International Speedway in Irvington, Ala. The 11-race KOTW series openers mark the first USAC appearance in Pensacola since Jimmy Knight's Midget victory 58 years ago and the first USAC appearance in Alabama since 1975. In addition to the King of the Wing and Auto Value championships, this weekend's races also impact the Southern Regional championship. USAC  4/13

  • USAC)R.J. Johnson leads the USAC Southwest Sprint Cars to the 3rd Annual "Spring Fling" at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz. Saturday night. He has a nine-point lead over Stevie Sussex after winning last Saturday night's 30-lap race at Yuma, Ariz. USAC  4/13
  • USAC)Chase Stockon continues his drive to a USAC National Championship this weekend as the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Cars visit a pair of Indiana tracks. Friday night's race is at Bloomington Speedway and Saturday's "Spring Showdown" is at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt. USAC  4/13
  • USAC)The Honda USAC National Midget Series is off until May 29-30 races at Plymouth (Ind.) , but something will be drastically different from the last USAC Midget appearance there. The track surface is now dirt! Darren Hagen, who leads the new 2015 standings, won the last race at Plymouth in 2012 when it was paved. USAC  4/13
  • USAC)The USAC Southwest Sprint Cars will trek to Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Arizona on Saturday night, April 18 for the "Spring Fling." R.J. Johnson leads the USAC Southwest Sprint Cars to Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz. Saturday night for the 3rd Annual "Spring Fling." He has a nine-point lead over Stevie Sussex after winning last Saturday night's 30-lap race at Yuma, Ariz. USAC  4/13

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RESULTS...

  • Photos)More weekend photos are posted in SpeedShotz 4/13
  • World of Outlaws)Donny Schatz powered past two formidable foes in Sunday night's Wine Country Outlaw Showdown at Calistoga Speedway - illness and Craig Dollansky. "I was a little nervous there," Schatz said in victory lane. "These guys carried this whole race team tonight. I don't know what I did last night - either I've got the flu coming on again or something but I feel like hell. I've been having the chills here for the last hour but I'm just glad to get the win." DIRT/World of Outlaws 4/13
  • Susquehanna Speedway Park PA)Top 10  Danny Dietrich Ryan Smith, Don Kreitz Jr,  Brent Marks, Greg Hodnett, Lance Deawese, Steve Buckwalter,  Davey Sammons. 4/13
  • St Francois County Raceway MO)Feature: 1. 97 Tommy Worley 2. 12 Jerrod Hull 3. 67 Joey Boyd 4. 2k Ryan Kempin 5. 11k Kasey Burch 6. 17 James Scott 7. 79 Jacob Patton 8. 51b Joe B Miller 9. 9x Brad Yoder 10. 14 t Jimmy Bridgman(NF) 11. 88 Jeff Wurst(NF) 12. 32 Timmy Montgomery(NF) 13. 87 Kent Buckley(NF) 14. 35 Tyler Settelmoir(NF) 15. 12x Joey Montgomery(NF) 16. 3 Dustin Adams(NF) 17. 72 Kevin Petty(NF) 18. 9 Ruster Tanner(NF) 19. 606 John Epperson 20. 28k Jason Keith(NF) 21.2 Keith Burch(NF) 4/13
  • URC)With the sun setting in the distance, New York Invader Chuck Hebing led the 20 URC Sprints to the green flag. Before a lap was completed, the potent, Bill Gallagher owned 5G with Curt Michael in the driver’s seat overtook Hebing coming out of turn 4. From lap 1 until 25, Curt Michael led the 2015 URC Season opener, scoring the 50th URC win of his career. URC 4/13
  • MSCS)Chase Stockon of Elizabethtown, IN, won the 30 lap Hoosier Tire Midwest Sprint Car Series feature Saturday night at the Lincoln Park Speedway. The Indiana Open Wheel . Com Racin’ Fest served as the opening event at the speedway again this season. It was also the first event of 2015 for the series. Race Results4/13
  • Penn Live)Entertaining Danny Dietrich slams the fence and still wins a Sunday night Susquehanna Speedway Park thriller http://www.pennlive.com/ 4/13

PRESS...

  • Tony Bruce Jr)Tony Bruce Jr. was so close to earning his first victory of the season last weekend he could taste it. Bruce Jr. led the first 19 laps of the ASCS Red River Region main event on Saturday at Superbowl Speedway before he ended with a third-place result. Press Releases4/13
  • Florida Open Wheel)Link for race video from Richard Golardi: https://youtu.be/YxM9l6ZyHdE "YouTube video - Top Gun Sprint Series Feature Race at Bubba Raceway Park, 4-10-2015" 4/13
  • Joey Saldana)The Wine Country Showdown finale tonight at picturesque Calistoga Speedway brought out another field of 35 marquee sprint car teams and drivers. Joey Saldana, last night’s fast qualifier and the Calistoga track record holder, clocked a 16.999-second lap tonight good for the No. 3 qualifying spot. Press Releases4/13
  • Sammy Swindell)Sammy Swindell posted a top-10 result during his first 410ci sprint car race since last August. Swindell guided the Donnie Cooper owned No. 1 to a ninth-place finish on Saturday during the inaugural National Sprint League event at 34 Raceway. Press Releases4/13
  • Danny Reidy)The twin feature-race format at the Archerfield Speedway 410 Sprintcar Track Championship Grand Final last Saturday night saw Danny Reidy finish with a fifth and a win, and it rewarded him a second-place finish overall. Only a single point separated Reidy and winner Bryan Mann in the overall twin feature race points, but despite missing out on the overall win, he was pleased with how his night panned out. Press Releases4/13
  • Williams Grove Speedway PA)The Lawrence Chevrolet 410 sprint cars are in action at Williams Grove Speedway this Friday, April 17 at 7:30 pm when the 2015 Hoosier Diamond Series kicks off with the running of the big money Tommy Hinnershitz Memorial Spring Classic. Racing action will also include the popular super sportsman. Adult general admission for the Tommy Classic is set at just $18 with youth ages 13 – 20 admitted for just $10 while ages 12 and under are always admitted for free at Williams Grove.Central PA 4/13

 

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