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Bethany Speedway Race #2 With Two Sprint Car Classes

Bethany Speedway returns to action this Saturday night with all six regular classes, plus the Wingless Sprint Cars. So, two different Stock classes, three different open wheel modified classes and two different sprint car classes.

The Wingless Sprint Cars made three appearances to Bethany Speedway in 2019. In those three appearances Chris Morgan won the first race with Wyatt Burks second. The next two races were won by Burks. He will be the one to beat as they return to Bethany Speedway.

The IMCA Sprint Cars are part of the regular races in 2020. They put on a great show opening night. Tyler Drueke won the first race and has won most of the races he has been in this year. Look for him to continue that.

Justin Asher won opening night. But points from 2019 will look much different in at least four of our returning classes. Andrea Nelson, is the defending champion but can't be with us as she is expecting a baby soon. We want to congratulate her and Jason and hope to see them back at the track soon. But that opens up the spot for a new champion. Gary Ainsworth has finished in the top three in points both years since Bethany Speedway has reopened two years ago. Ronnie Miles in the top six and Asher in the top seven. Those are just a few to keep an eye on.

In the Pure Stock class, Logan Headley won opening night. He may not be a regular and the last two years has seen CJ Turner and now Connor Masoner turn their focus on the Stock Car class. Shawn Huston and Tyler Starmer have both finished in the top four in points in the last two years.

The IMCA Sportmod class seems to have a lot of turn over from year to year. Truman Asher has the upper hand with his opening night win. And may be a weekly driver, but Randy Smith Jr has finished fourth in points both of the last two years while Chris Wright took the championship last year. All the other top five from last year has changed classes or plans for 2020.

IMCA Stock Cars will be more the same than any other class. They also keep the closest points battle each year. In 2019, with just a few races left there were seven drivers within five points of the points lead. It came down to the Northwest Missouri State Fair where Blake Peeler had a mechanical problem, that gave Mich Ross a little breathing room going into championship night. But JJ Baumli won opening night, Carson Masoner and Anthony Whitham have both finished in the top five in points both in 2018 and 2019, and Ross, finished second in points in 2018 and first in 2019. He's not just gonna hand the championship over.

The IMCA Modified class was full of new names on opening night of 2020. Chad Clancy was the only one of our regular racers who finished in the top five on opening night with a second place finish. Shayne Bailey who finished in the ten was out only other, semi-regular. Clay Hale, the defending champion was at opening night and all the other top ten points guys from 2019 either didn't race or didn't make the A feature. Keep an eye on several guys in this class, but David Coates has finished in third in points and Jim Masoner Jr fifth in point both of the last two years.

Bethany Speedway prides itself on being smooth and racy. That will continue during race #2 of the 2020 season. And we invite and welcome everyone to come and see for yourself.

 

 

SANTOS SET TO DO DOUBLE-DUTY DURING INDY SUMMER NATIONALS

May 31, 2020 – Bobby Santos III will be very busy during the upcoming “Indy Summer Nationals” at Lucas Oil Raceway June 20. In addition to his participation in the Must See Racing non-wing sprint car event, Santos will also be competing in the Midwest Supermodified Series (MSS) winged Supermodified event.

Santos is no stranger to Supermodified competition. The Franklin, Massachusetts native ran the cars regularly early in his career. Santos has transitioned primarily to asphalt sprint car and USAC Silver Crown competition in recent years. But he occasionally competes is Supermodified events when time allows and there are no conflicts. The “Indy Summer Nationals” will allow Santos to compete in a Supermodifed close to home as he now resides in Noblesville, Indiana.

“I’ve been running Supermodifieds off-and-on my entire career” explained Santos. “Jeff West here in Indy built a Supermodified that we ran at the Oswego Classic last year. This race is essentially in both of our back yards and it made sense to do it”.

Santos has proclaimed Lucas Oil Raceway to be one of his favorite tracks on several occasions. He has won a handful of times at the .686 oval during his career. Being able to race two different types of cars on the same day at LOR will be special to Santos. “I’ve always enjoyed going to LOR. Running the Supermodified there is gonna be wild. I’m definitely looking forward to that portion of the event.

I wouldn’t say it’s gonna be easy running multiple cars in one day. But growing up in the Northeast I did a lot of it, running multiple cars in one day. A lot of times I’d run a Supermodified or Modified and a NEMA midget in the same day. I’ve grown accustomed to doing it, but it’s never easy, and can be a challenge”.

To date, the $4,000-to-win Must See Racing non-wing sprint car portion of the event is generating a lot of interest and excitement. As of May 31, there were already over 30 expected entries with more expected to announce their participation in the days leading up to the event. Due to the overwhelming response, promoter Michael Moore has stated he will start all capable cars if it does not exceed 40 starters if necessary.

Santos is optimistic and very positive of the large number of cars that will be participating in the sprint car portion of the event.” I think with what’s going on in the world, and the currents state of pavement sprint car racing, I think it’s hard to tell people they can’t race if they show up. I think it’s a good thing they’re gonna let everyone race. I hope everyone will race respectful and do a good clean job. That’s exciting for everybody that there is this kind of enthusiasm. All the lapped cars could provide some excitement in the race. It should be a good show” concluded Santos.

Santos is less than four months removed from his last win. Santos captured a non-wing sprint car event at Showtime Speedway in Pinellas Park, Florida on February 19 and looks to capture is second sprint car victory of the season during the “Indy Summer Nationals”.

The 30-lap $3,500 to win and $1,000 to start MSS Supermodified event is expected to draw a solid field of cars. Early entries to date include Kyle Edwards, Mike McVetta, Danny Shirey, Trent Stephens, Talon Stephens, and 6-time Oswego Classic champion Greg Furlong among others.

For more info including limited available seating details log onto www.fridaynightstreetracing.com or call (317) 796-6186.

 

 

PRACTICE SESSION FEATURING ALL CLASSES OF COMPETITION SET FOR GRANDVIEW FRIDAY, JUNE 5TH

BECHTELSVILLE, PA May 31, 2020 . . . For the first time this season there will be race cars in action at Bechtelsville, PA’s Grandview Speedway when a practice session, open to all classes of competition is presented on Friday, June 5th. Activity on the one-third-mile, banked clay track will get started at 7 p.m. and run until 10 p.m.

The practice session will not have grandstands open for fans.

Pit admission is $30 and the pit concessions will be open. Pit gates will open at 4 p.m. Sanitizers and other sanitary items will be in place.

Questions can be directed to grandviewspeedway1963@gmail.com.

It is recommended, if at all possible, that attendees bring exact change so there is limited exchange of money.

“Under Governor Wolf’s orders we are allowed to practice without fans. The session will be open only to the drivers and crews,” said track general manager Tina Rogers. “Only essential personnel (EMT, Fire Equipment, track employees, parts truck, fuel truck and track photographer) will also be permitted.” This event is not open to media coverage.

It is recommended that all attending wear a mask when they cannot practice social distancing but it is not mandatory. Those that are not feeling well, or might be uncomfortable being around others please do not attend this event.

All that are planning to attend should be aware that there is no COVID-19 waiver to be signed for the event.

Once the practice session is finished management will be looking at what the future holds and will be announcing dates for future events.

“We do appreciate the support being given Grandview and the interest shown after 11 weeks of no racing action,” said Rogers. “We look forward to seeing fans when racing is allowed to get underway in coming weeks.”

Information on Grandview Speedway can be found at www.grandviewspeedway.com, Facebook or at 610.754.7688.

 

 

chckrd: Why the Subscription

BYRAM, Conn. (May 31, 2020) - The chckrd model is simple: with an increase in activity comes an increase in contribution which could translate into a stronger financial foundation for all of racing. For the first time, racing fanatics and participants, from all levels, have a reputable avenue to connect, interact and give back, all at their fingertips.

There’s no question that chckrd is beginning to assemble a large and interactive audience, but for those who have yet to make the leap, or question the value of the subscription associated with chckrd, let’s talk about the“why” of chckrd.

Founder and Crew Chief, Chris Muller states, “We built and launched chckrd for two reasons: to give the racing community a social platform that was racing-only, and to give back to racing by building purses at racetracks.”

The chckrd team hopes to help solve the elusive catch-22 of racing; small purse, small racer count versus large purse, large racer count.

According to Muller, “Racing people are passionate and really helpful. Their eight-cents a day subscription allows them to designate their home track and micro-sponsor a cumulative purse every month while enjoying a racing specific social outlet.

“The ‘chckrd Model’ is a trickle up economic structure. Subscriptions build purses, purses increase car counts, increased car counts drive pit passes and ticket sales which turns into more concession sales. The peripheral track economy benefits, as well. With more racers, the racing is more exciting which results in photographers selling more pictures, bloggers and podcasters have more to discuss, and on it goes.”

To-date, the chckrd app supports groups affiliated with more than 40 motorsports-related entities including, but certainly not limited to, Stock Car, Dirt Modified, Dirt Late Model, Sprint Car, Rally, Off Road, Pulling, and Motocross. In addition, chckrd supports groups related to the administrative levels within racing such as Media, Photo/Video, Track Operators, Vendors, and Associations. As an added bonus, chckrd also supports an active Marketplace where classifieds can be shared between racers and fans.

With streaming original racing content launching this summer, Muller adds, “Our first goal is to give everyone involved in racing a fantastic social experience. Our second goal is to fuel the racing community with a smart business model that helps everyone involved. We believe that where chckrd is now and where the app is going, the value of an eight-cents a day subscription is there and then some.”

About chckrd Launched in April of 2020, chckrd was developed for the sole purpose for which it was intended, motorsports. The subscription-based app gives the motorsports community a racing specific social platform to share information pertaining to everything on wheels. After subscribing and building a profile, users have the availability to join a variety of groups specific to their racing interests. In addition, members ultimately benefit racing, as portions of their subscription is designated to increase monthly purses. chckrd is currently available in the Android and Apple Marketplaces.

Contact Chckrd: www.chckrd.com www.facebook.com/chckrdapp pitcrew@chckrd.com

 

 

FANS VOTE RIP WILLIAMS AS PERRIS AUTO SPEEDWAY’S BEST SPRINT CAR DRIVER

(Perris, CA, May 31, 2020) Nearly seven years after he took his final win on the track, National Sprint Car Hall of Famer Rip Williams scored another victory when he bested seven other drivers to emerge victorious in “The Perris Auto Speedway Fan’s Best Sprint Car Driver Challenge Poll.” Williams took the win in the penultimate round over fellow Hall of Famer Richard Griffin.

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Rip Williams. Photo courtesy of Stan Hansen.

The competition, which was conducted on the track Facebook page, took three weeks and featured the eight winningest sprint car drivers in track history. Both Williams and Griffin had to win two preliminary rounds to reach the final. Williams bested Mike Kirby in the first round and Mike Spencer in the semifinals to earn his spot in the championship. Griffin secured his ticket to the final by defeating Damion Gardner in the first round and Cory Kruseman in the semifinals.

Like many of his wins on the famous Riverside County half-mile clay oval, Williams grabbed the lead early in the three-day finale and never looked back. When the poll closed on Saturday, Williams had garnered 68% (375) of the votes in the finals to Griffin’s 32% (176).

More than 2,500 votes were cast during the poll. Up next will be a poll matching PASSCAR Stock Car Series and IMCA Modified drivers who have raced at The PAS.

Round #1

Cory Kruseman 62% (139) over Rickie Gaunt 38% (87)

Richard Griffin 53% (134) over Damion Gardner 47% (118)

Rip Williams 74% (171) over Mike Kirby 27% (73)

Mike Spencer 60% (146) over Tony Jones 40% (98)

Semi Final #1

Richard Griffin 52% (63) over Cory Kruseman 48% (58)

Semi Final #2

Rip Williams 51% (472) over Mike Spencer 49% (459)

Final

Rip Williams 68% (375) over Richard Griffin 32% (176)

To keep up with all the latest Perris Auto Speedway news, photos, gossip and receive special offers, please the following links:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Perris-Auto-Speedway/113876798686480?ref=hl

Twitter: Perris Auto Speedway on Twitter.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/perrisautospeedway/

Website: http://perrisautospeedway.com/

Perris Auto Speedway is conveniently located on the SoCal Fair and Event Center (home of October’s Southern California Fair), approximately one-hour east of Los Angeles and one-hour North of San Diego. To get to the track, take the 215 freeway, on the Ramona Expressway and go three miles east to the fairgrounds. For directions on MapQuest, the address to enter is: 18700 Lake Perris Drive and the zip code is 92571.

Perris Auto Speedway wants to thank its corporate partners for the 2019 season. Ahern Equipment Rentals, All Coast Construction, Battery Systems, Budweiser, Bud’s Tire Pro, Chris’ Hauling, City of Perris, Communication Innovations, Daytona Boat & RV Storage, Ed Moore Bullet Proof Driveshaft, Flowdynamics, HD Industries, Hoosier Tires, Inland Rigging, Living Water’s Hospice, LKQ Pick Your Part, Luke’s Transmission, Pepsi-Cola, Pole Position, PrintItNow.com, Rainbow Bolt & Supply, Rugged Radios, Shaver Specialties, Square H, Sunoco Race Fuels, Trench Shoring, Upland Rock, Varner Construction and Vista Paint.

Video and DVD productions of all racing sprint cars events at Perris Auto Speedway are available from Loudpedal Productions. For more information on these productions you can contact them by calling (805) 844-3854, E-mailing mailto:trtruex@gmail.com or you can visit the website LoudPedal Productions.

DVD’s of all the PASSCAR/IMCA racing and Nights of Destruction at The PAS are available from Fourvideos. For more information call (714) 225-9500.

racesatthepas@aol.com is the only authorized Internet address to issue official media news released from The Perris Auto Speedway or Oval Entertainment.

 

 

Events in June and July 4th Canceled at Silver Dollar Speedway

(Chico, CA 5/31/20) …Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, races at Silver Dollar Speedway continue to be put on hold. As of today, the entire month of June will be cancelled. With further restrictions on the horizon, the annual celebration of Fast Cars and Freedom on July 4th is also cancelled. “We continue and try to work within the guidelines given,” said business manager Dennis Gage. “Until we hear otherwise, we regret to inform all of our fans and racers that the month of June and first part of July needs to be cancelled.”

One of those events scheduled in June that needs to be postponed is the popular community driven event known as the David Tarter Memorial. The following statemen was written by his family and published on FACEBOOK earlier this month.

It is with a deep sense of regret and disappointment that Tarter Racing and the David Tarter "35" Foundation announce the postponement of the 8th annual David Tarter Memorial Race until next year, 2021.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and all that has resulted from it, it has become impossible for us to put on a spectator event at the Silver Dollar Speedway, a State of California-owned venue. Without our loyal and enthusiastic spectators and participants, there is no way that a fund-raising event like ours can generate a meaningful contribution to our charity. In addition, holding a racing event without a large crowd does a disservice to our generous sponsors.

As a result, we have decided to end the uncertainty, postpone this year's event, and devote our energies to making the 8th annual David Tarter Memorial Race an even better event in 2021. Thank you to ALL our friends, family, fans, participants, volunteers, and sponsors for your continued support, and we will see you in 2021.

Stay safe and be well, The Tarter Family.

Up to this point, only one event has been held at the world-famous Silver Dollar Speedway. Back on March 13, Justyn Cox won the Friday night portion of the Silver Cup.

The staff is still hopeful that some form of auto racing will be allowed at the Silver Dollar Speedway in 2020. We are thankful to have constant dialogue with the Silver Dollar Fair and together we will let the public know when the sights and sounds of grassroots dirt track racing can resume.

 

 

Champion Brands Expands Product Offering of Gear Oils

 

(Clinton, MO / 06.01.20) Champion Brands, LLC, a globally recognized industry leader in specialty lubricants for over 64 years, announced today a more expansive offering of gear oils and lubricate products. The product mix now exceeds 40 SKUs.  

 

“Hypoid gearboxes found in race cars, automobiles and heavy-duty trucks require specialized lubrication”, stated Karl Dedolph, Director at Champion Brands, LLC. “Oils designed to lubricate these components are loaded with extreme-pressure additives and are more viscous than other automotive fluids.  They are relied upon to transfer a lot of power, usually run very hot, and have very long drain intervals.  Consequently, choosing high quality gear oil is very important for the life of your gearbox. Hence, at Champion we offer a wide range of formulations and product sizes.”

 

  https://www.championbrands.com/racing-gear-oils/

 

   https://www.championbrands.com/gear-oils/

 

Champion Racing Gear Lubricants

 

 

Synthetic SAE 75W-90, API GL-5

4312D

5 Gal.

Synthetic SAE 75W-90, API GL-5

4312H/12

12/ 1 QT.

Synthetic SAE 75W-90, API GL-5

4312AN

55 Gal.

Synthetic SAE 75W-140, API GL-5

4371D

5 Gal.

Synthetic SAE 75W-140, API GL-5

4371H/12

12/ 1 QT.

Champion Gear Lubricants

 

 

All Purpose GL-3 SAE 90 Gear Lube

4041AN

55 Gal.

All Purpose GL-3 SAE 90 Gear Lube

4041U/2

2/2.5 Gal.

All Purpose GL-3 SAE 90 Gear Lube

4041N/4

4/ 1 Gal.

All Purpose GL-3 SAE 140 Gear Lube

4042U/2

2/2.5 Gal.

Heavy Duty AP GL-5 80W-90 Gear Lube

4120AN

55 Gal.

Heavy Duty AP GL-5 80W-90 Gear Lube

4120C

16 Gal.

Heavy Duty AP GL-5 80W-90 Gear Lube

4120H/12

12/ 1 QT.

Heavy Duty AP GL-5 80W-90 Gear Lube

4120D

5 Gal.

Heavy Duty AP GL-5 80W-90 Gear Lube

4120U/2

2/2.5 Gal.

Heavy Duty AP GL-5 80W-90 Gear Lube

4120N/4

4/ 1 Gal.

Heavy Duty AP GL-5 85W-140 Gear Lube

4157AN

55 Gal.

Heavy Duty AP GL-5 85W-140 Gear Lube

4157C

16 Gal.

Heavy Duty AP GL-5 85W-140 Gear Lube

4157U/2

2/2.5 Gal.

Heavy Duty AP GL-5 85W-140 Gear Lube

4157D

5 Gal.

Heavy Duty AP GL-5 85W-140 Gear Lube

4157H/12

12/ 1 QT.

Industrial EP Gear Lube ISO 68, AIST 224

4068AN

55 Gal.

Industrial EP Gear Lube ISO 150, AIST 224

4069AN

55 Gal.

Industrial EP Gear Lube ISO 220, AIST 224

4070AN

55 Gal.

Industrial EP Gear Lube ISO 220, AIST 224

4070D

5 Gal.

Industrial EP Gear Lube ISO 320, AIST 224

4071AN

55 Gal.

Industrial EP Gear Lube ISO 320, AIST 224

4071D

5 Gal.

Industrial EP Gear Lube ISO 460, AIST 224

4076AN

55 Gal.

Industrial EP Gear Lube ISO 680, AIST 224

4077AN

55 Gal.

Synthetic HTS 75W-90 Gear Lube, API GL-5

4314AN

55 Gal.

Synthetic HTS 75W-90 Gear Lube, API GL-5

4314D

5 Gal.

Synthetic HTS 75W-90 Gear Lube, API GL-5

4314C

16 Gal.

Synthetic HTS 75W-90 Gear Lube, API GL-5

4314H/12

12/ 1 QT.

Synthetic HTS 80W-140 Gear Lube, API GL-5

4315AN

55 Gal.

Synthetic HTS 80W-140 Gear Lube, API GL-5

4315D

5 Gal.

Synthetic HTS 75W-140 Gear Lube, API GL-5

4317D

5 Gal.

SynGold EPG 68, AIST 224

4131AN

55 Gal.

SynGold EPG 100, AIST 224

4094AN

55 Gal.

SynGold EPG 150, AIST 224

4095AN

55 Gal.

SynGold EPG 220, AIST 224

4106AN

55 Gal.

SynGold EPG 320, AIST 224

4098AN

55 Gal.

SynGold EPG 460, AIST 224

4099AN

55 Gal.

SynGold EPG 680, AIST 224

4102AN

55 Gal.

 

“While many heavy-duty applications still use mineral gear oils, synthetic gear oils are becoming the norm vs. the exception. Synthetic gear oils show better resistance to oxidation, better flow at start-up, and better retention of viscosity at elevated temperatures.  These characteristics are exceptionally important as service intervals get longer, sumps get smaller, and airflow across the axle is reduced by aerodynamics.  There is also evidence that high quality; synthetic gear oils can provide modest improvements to fuel economy.”

 

“As drain intervals and loadings have increased on hypoid axles, shear stability of axle oils has become increasingly important.  While mineral oils are usually thickened with or mostly made of heavy paraffinic base oils, synthetic oils are typically lighter and must be thickened with polymers – some gear oils may be as much as 35% thickener.  The thickeners required to satisfy the shear stability requirements are a premium in cost to those used in engine oils.  Cheaper gear oils formulated with normal crankcase polymers are likely to quickly shear out of grade.”

 

“Regardless of your choice to use synthetic or mineral gear oils, be sure to follow your equipment manufacturer’s guidelines for viscosity grade and service category,” continued Dedolph.  Champion has a very robust selection, choosing the right gear oil may limit headaches and repair bills in the future.

 

About the company: Champion Brands, LLC, is a globally recognized industry leader in specialty lubricants for over 64 years. Champion produces and blends over 300 products including fuel, oil, engine additives, and lubricants for the automotive, racing, heavy truck, agricultural, industrial, commercial, and specialty markets. For more information about Champion Gear Oils contact your nearest Champion distributor, or call Champion at 660-890-6231. Champion Brands, LLC; 1001 Golden Drive, Clinton, MO, or go to www.championbrands.com

 

 

IT'S RACE DAY! 2nd Annual Sprint Car Bandits 82 Speedway TEXOMA SPRINT CAR CHAMPIONSHIPS – SAT. MAY 30, 8pm! $2,000 to win & $300 to start for SCB! 77° & DRY!

Petty, TX (05/30/20) by DarinShort.com. *TONIGHT* Saturday May 30th, 82 Speedway in Petty Texas, AKA “The Land of the XL” will host the best 360C.I. powered Sprint Car teams of the region with 2nd running of the Texoma Sprint Car Championships featuring the NCRA 360C.I. Sprint Car Bandits® (SCB) series presented by BasicE-Commerce.com. The series also negotiated an XL-size competitor purse of $2,000 to win and $300 just to take the green flag in the 25-lapper.

Track Promoter Tracy Peters comments: “the Sprint Car Bandits bring a quality field of drivers – and us, along with our fans really enjoy the high-speed thrill show they put on at 82 Speedway. When you pair up our 60-70’ wide progressive banked racing surface and the high-quality sprint car teams of the ‘Bandits, you’re guaranteed to see a great race. And we’re holding the line on ticket pricing. Adults can get in to see this event for just $18 so more families can afford to take it in.”

82 Speedway is known as the ‘Land of the XL’ and features a super-wide multi-groove progressive banking surface that is .26 miles in distance on the pole and exactly a 3/10 mile on the top groove of the speedway. There is even a run-off area around the entire racing surface which helps assist drivers that might develop a problem during a race.

Since it’s the first sprint car event of the season at 82, pit Gates open early at 4pm on race day (82 Speedway teams - please arrive early to get registered if you haven’t already at www.82speedway.com), hot laps are slated around 7:30pm with racing at 8pm.

Grandstands open at 6:30pm. 82 Speedway divisions will round out the very full night of racing, including the Texas Wing Modified Association, USRA Limited Mods and Factory Stocks; plus the Eco Stocks, Eco Mods, Texas Stocks & FWD/Tuners. (Modifieds are scheduled off.) The SCB are slated to run 3rd division out for the feature event. All divisions have a great posted competitor purse (see below).

82 Speedway divisions Draw Cutoff/Pit Meeting at 7pm (all cars will draw for heat race starting position, all heats earn finishing and passing points, features are straight up), Track Packing 7:30 & Hot Laps with Racing to follow immediately.

Grandstand admission Adults $18 (ages 12-64), Kids ages 6-11 $5, Seniors/Military $13. Any outside food/drink cooler brought into main grandstand area (size of 12-pack, no glass containers) are $5 (same as 2019). Pits are $35. Pit access for ages 5 and under is $15. Anyone under the age of 18 entering the pit area must complete an annual minor's release form prior to entering.

If you’ve yet to visit 82 Speedway, it is much closer to DFW than a lot of people think and is NOT the old Paris Speedway southeast of Paris. As a point of reference, including a quick fuel stop, you can get from the intersection of Bass Pro Shops/I-30/Bush in Garland to 82 Speedway in 80 minutes. 82 Speedway is about 15 minutes WEST of PARIS, located on Hwy 82 on the east edge of Petty, TX. The address is 16369 US Hwy 82 Petty, TX 75470.

Here's the purse structure for Saturday May 30th at 82 Speedway. Working RaceCeivers and transponders are required in ALL racing divisions:

Sprint Car Bandits ‘Texoma Championship’ A-feature purse (25 laps): $2,000 – 1,000 – 600 – 500 – 400 – 390 – 380 – 370 – 360 – 350 (10th) – 340 – 330 – 320 – 310 – 300…to start. $100 each to all eligible NQ’s or non-starters. SCB draw cutoff/pit meeting at 6:30pm. There is no SCB entry fee, no series membership fee and a $20 nightly draw fee. Drivers must go to www.SprintCarBandits.com prior to arrival for complete rules and procedures information…which will all be in effect. All SCB teams that sign in will draw for heat race starting positions, regardless of their engine C.I. displacement (up to and including 360C.I.) and will receive passing points to determine their straight-up from points feature race starting position. Again, all drivers make sure to read the posted rules at the series website prior to heading to the track. Mufflers not required. RaceCeivers and Transponders (Westhold yellow) required. SCB draw cutoff and mandatory drivers meeting at 6:45pm.

USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Modifieds & Texas Stock Features: $500 – 300 – 200 – 160 – 120 – 100 – 90 – 80 – 70 – 60…to start. Purse is guaranteed for each division that has 12 or more cars signing in for racing. If there 11 or fewer cars in these divisions, their feature payback starts with 2nd place and continues from there (as was the case in 2019). Mufflers not required. RaceCeivers and Transponders (Westhold yellow) required. Draw cutoff 7pm.

Texas Wing Modified Association purse and rules in effect, visit http://www.texaswingmodifiedassociation.com/ for more series information.

Eco Mods & Eco Stocks (same purse structure each division: $300 – 200 – 160 – 120 – 100 – 80 – 70 – 60 – 50…to start. Purse is guaranteed for each division that has 12 or more cars signing in for racing. If there 11 or fewer cars in these divisions, the feature payback starts with 2nd place and continues from there (as was the case in 2019). Mufflers not required. RaceCeivers and Transponders (Westhold yellow) required. Draw cutoff 7pm.

Front Wheel Drive Tuner Division feature: $150 – 100 – 80 – 60 – 30…to start. USRA Tuner car rules are in effect for this division. Mufflers not required. RaceCeivers and Transponders (Westhold yellow) required. Draw cutoff 7pm.

Drivers competing in USRA divisions must be licensed. Go to www.USRAracing.com to get your Modified, Factory Stock or Limited Modified licensed, as the track can no longer sell USRA licenses on race night – you can only purchase a temporary license at the track on race night.

Transponder rentals are $15 (with ID, any damage done to transponders is drivers liability). Annual car registration is $40. RaceCeivers are not available as a rental...but they are required, as are transponders. Reserved pit spaces are available for the season, which can be purchased (along with car registration) at www.82Speedway.com then click the ‘driver registration’ button on the upper left of the home page. Click www.82Speedway.com for all division rules.

No one likes rain on race day. But here is the track policy if, and when, it intervenes. If the races rain out before the completion of the heat races, hold on to your ticket stub, as it will be valid for the next scheduled race of same ticket price value (in other words, if tickets that night were $15, the next event you will have a $15 credit when you redeem your ticket stub from the previous event). The exact same procedure will be in effect regarding pit passes. If the races rain out after the heat races, the event is considered complete, and any remaining races will not be rescheduled and all drivers will receive start money for their scheduled division that night (for any of the feature events that rained out). There will be no grandstand tickets valid for a future date if races are rained out after the completion of heat races.

Transponders and RaceCeivers required for all divisions. (Transponder rental available at pit window. 82 Speedway uses Westhold transponders.) All non-touring division cars must be registered at 82 Speedway each year. There is a $40 annual registration fee for each 82 Speedway division cars you enter to compete in.

**RACE TEAMS: 82 Speedway generally does not require you to change gearing to race here if you are usually racing on ¼-mile track! When the track was originally built it was advertised as a 3/8 mile. Now that it has been reconfigured by Tracy, it is nearly an exact .26 miles on the pole and 3/10 mile if you're racing the top groove (as the racing surface is 60+ feet wide!).

Keep up with the latest track news by clicking www.82Speedway.com or @82Speedway on Facebook.com.

It's going to be a FANtastic night of racing at 82 Speedway *TONIGHT* Saturday May 30th at 8pm, come join us for all the action – all at family-affordable prices!

2020 – Remaining 82 Speedway Schedule (as of 5/19/20) Date: Event:

5/30/2020 - 360 C.I. Sprint Car Bandits; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD (no USRA Modifieds)

6/13/2020 $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

6/20/2020 Texas Sprint Series for RaceSaver IMCA Sprint Cars; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

6/27/2020 $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

7/4/2020 Flags & Fireworks 25 featuring the Sprint Car Bandits Series; Plus Texas Wing Modified Association, Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

7/18/2020 $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Modifieds, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

8/8/2020 $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

8/29/2020 $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

9/19/2020 Texas Sprint Series for RaceSaver IMCA Sprint Cars; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

9/26/2020 $1,000/win USRA Modifieds, Plus Southern Topless Modified Series; and Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

10/12/2020 (Monday 7pm) 2nd Annual Paul Peters Memorial featuring Sprint Car Bandits Series; Plus Texas Wing Modified Association, Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Modifieds, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

Click www.82Speedway.com for track information and www.SprintCarBandits.com for series info.

 

 

THURSDAY NIGHT THUNDER Coming to Skagit Speedway!!

The high banks of Skagit Speedway will soon see the blistering fast Sprint Cars, Modifieds, Tuners and Focus Midgets back in action.

Funtime Promotions is pleased to announce a special racing venue to get the track open for the 2020 racing season. The state restrictions put in place for the Covid-19 virus are for participant only events, it does not allow fans in the stands… so we are going to bring the racing to the fans with our weekly Pay-Per-View Live Streaming.

The racing will be Thursday nights starting at 7:30pm PST and completed by 9-9:30pm. Thursday night was selected to maximize viewers, “A lot of tracks that are doing weekly pay-per-view events have had to reduce the purses to stay in business”. Stated track owner Steve Beitler, “I want to be able to pay full weekly purses and with some extra sponsor help and the additional viewers that are projected with a Thursday night broadcast I believe it will work”.

To log onto the live streaming events, the fans need to go to www.pacwestaction.tv (pac west action.tv will be up on Tuesday June 2nd). Create a profile and follow payment and viewing instructions. The cost will be $24.95 (the cost of 1 adult & 1 junior ticket) Per-night. We will consider a multiple night package after a few weeks.

Opening night will host The Budweiser 360 Sprint cars, The Skagit Aggregates Modifieds and the Outlaw Tuners. Hot laps at 7:00pm Racing at 7:30pm PST. Pit gates open at 4:00pm.

There will be no admission to the grandstands, only through the pit gate. Teams are recommended to bring hand sanitizer and all persons entering the pit area should follow recommended Covid-19 protection guidelines. If you are not feeling well or have a temperature please stay home.

More info will be posted in the next few days at www.skagitspeedway.com and on our facebook page.

Lets go racing!!

 

 

Bacon Takes on Turnpike Challenge

Lonnie Wheatley, WINCHESTER, Ind. (May 29, 2020) – Following on the heels of his first promotional effort last weekend, Brady Bacon gets back behind the wheel at long last this weekend.

And he will be pulling double duty each of the three nights, driving the Randy Gass-owned No. 20g Midget over each night of the POWRi Midget Turnpike Challenge while also piloting Kelly Hinck’s No. 21h in the Micro Sprint portion of the weekend.

Originally a four-race set, it is now three after the Thursday portion at Sapulpa, Oklahoma’s Creek County Speedway fell victim to rain. Now, it kicks off with a pair of events at Oklahoma City’s I-44 Riverside Speedway on Friday and Saturday before concluding at Tulsa’s Port City Raceway on Sunday.

Bacon is back in the driver’s seat after promoting last weekend’s USAC Midget T-Town Showdown at Port City Raceway.

“It went really well,” Bacon said of the event. “Given the circumstances that we had to work around, it went about as good as it could have and we had really good racing on both nights.”

Friday night’s Turnpike Challenge opener at I-44 Riverside Speedway will mark Bacon’s first racing action since the USAC Midget “Shamrock Classic” in Du Quoin, Illinois, on March 7 when he landed a 17th-place finish in the Midget feature and a runner-up showing in Micro Sprint action.

Bacon had previously opened the season with a sweep of USAC Sprint Car action at Ocala, Florida’s Bubba Raceway Park in February. The two-time USAC Sprint Car champion will get back to Sprint Car competition next weekend with a pair of events in Iowa and Missouri.

“It looks like we’re finally getting back into our regular routine of racing for a while here,” Bacon says. “I’m looking forward to it, hopefully we can get off to a nice start this weekend.”

Brady Bacon Racing is bolstered by the support of partners including Hoffman Racing, Fatheadz Eyewear, Champion Oil, Gene Franckowiak, Drivewfx.com, Tel-Star Technologies, B&S Cattle, Lykins Oil, Elliott’s Custom Trailers, Triple X Race Co., Hoosier Tire, XYZ Machine, Heath Clips Lawn Care, FK Indy, Engler Machine and Tool, FK Rod Ends, Keizer Wheels, Purple Heart Foundation, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions, Smiley’s Racing Products, R&R Enterprises, DMI, ProGlide Coatings, Chalk Stixx, Wilwood Engineering, Lajoie Seats, Smith Precision Products, Allstar Performance, Simpson Racing Products, Driver Websites, Schroth Racing, Saldana Racing Products, KSE Racing Products, King Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers.

2020 Quick Stats: 10 races, 3 wins, 5 top-fives, 5 top-tens.

Up Next: POWRi Midgets and Micro Sprints “Turnpike Challenge” at Oklahoma City’s I-44 Riverside Speedway on Friday and Saturday and Tulsa’s Port City Raceway on Sunday.

Keep Track: Keep track of Brady Bacon’s on-track action including schedule and results at http://www.bradybaconracing.com/, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Brady-Bacon-278125555137/ and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BradyBaconRacin.

If you would like Brady Bacon Racing press releases e-mailed directly to you, send your e-mail address to Lonnie Wheatley at lonniewheatley@gmail.com.

 

 

Waynesfield Raceway Park

WAYNESFIELD, OHIO - Waynesfield Promoter Shane Helms said he is continuing to examine dates later in the year to make up not only the May 23 event - which was to feature the NRA Sprint Invaders and the Patriot Sprint Tour along with the UMP modifieds - but the Third Annual Bob Hampshire Classic which had been scheduled for March 28.

"We want our terrific race fans and teams to enjoy and have fun but unfortunately that's not what we can do right now," Helms said. "We will continue to make improvements to the facility and hopefully we can all have fun soon."

As for now the next event on tap for "The Field" is a visit by Tony Stewart's Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions during the 38th Annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek. The traveling All Stars will stop at Waynesfield for the third leg of speedweek on Sunday, June 14 for the Third Annual Rick Ferkel Classic. The NRA 360 sprints will also be in action with $200 being awarded to the highest finishing 305 sprint. The USAC D2 Thunder Midgets will also be in competition.

In what has become one of the must-see events in Ohio, the 12th Annual Jack Hewitt Classic will hit the high banks of Waynesfield Raceway Park on Thursday, July 2 featuring the Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (non-wing), the FAST winged 410 sprint series, the USAC D2 Thunder Midgets and the 360 verses 305 challenge. The event honors racing legend and National Sprint Car hall of Fame member Jack Hewitt, a Troy, Ohio native who made a name for himself as a champion with the All Stars, USAC Silver Crown Series and has wins with the World of Outlaws, USAC Sprints and Midgets and wins across the country in winged and non-wing sprints and is renown for his no-nonsense attitude and love of the sport.

Waynesfield Raceway Park will feature the FAST winged 410 sprints, the BOSS non-wing sprints and the USAC D2 Thunder midgets on Saturday, Aug. 22. Get the latest Waynesfield information anytime online at www.waynesfieldracewaypark.net, on Facebook by liking Waynesfield Raceway Park or on Twitter by following @OfficialWRP.

 

 

Bellm Battles World of Outlaws at Lake Ozark Speedway

Lonnie Wheatley, NIXA, Mo. (May 29, 2020) – After racing to a runner-up finish at Farmington, Missouri’s St. Francois County Raceway last Saturday, Kyle Bellm takes on the World of Outlaws Sprint Car series at Eldon, Missouri’s Lake Ozark Speedway this weekend.

The weekend entails two full nights of competition on Friday and Saturday.

It follows a strong outing at St. Francois County Raceway last weekend where Bellm won his heat and led much of the way in the feature before finishing second when the checkered flag flew.

“We were fast all night and really should have won,” Bellm says. “They did double-file restarts and I just got moved out of the way on the last restart, I’ll know better next time.”

It was Bellm’s best finish yet in 410-ci competition.

“The car felt good all night, it’s good to know that our 410 is running well,” Bellm says. “We’re obviously stepping up in competition this weekend, but it’s at a track that we usually do pretty well at so we’re looking to make some good laps and put in the show both nights.”

Bellm made his first career World of Outlaws Sprint Car feature start at Lake Ozark Speedway to wrap up his 2019 season last October.

Bellm took in last Sunday’s ASCS Regional event at Lake Ozark Speedway only to get collected by a spinning car in his heat race that brought an early end to the night.

The Kyle Bellm Racing efforts are made possible with support from marketing partners including Greenworks Nursery, Landscapes Awarded, Christian County Collision Repair, Bybee Lawn Care, PPG Automotive Finishes, Colorvision, Schure Built Suspensions, Schaeffers Racing Oil and Valley Park West Retirement Living.

Up Next: World of Outlaws Sprint Cars at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, MO, on Friday and Saturday.

Keep Track: Keep track of Kyle Bellm’s on-track action including schedule and results at http://www.kylebellm.com/, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/KyleBellmRacing?fref=ts or on Twitter at @kylebellmracing.

If you would like Kyle Bellm Racing press releases e-mailed directly to you, send your e-mail address to Lonnie Wheatley at lonniewheatley@gmail.com.

Penning the recurring series of “The Wheatley Chronicles” articles on www.sprintcarmania.com, Lonnie Wheatley provides media, public relations and more for select tracks, drivers and events. For more information, Wheatley may be contacted at lonniewheatley@gmail.com.

 

 

Baughman Begins All Star Rookie Campaign this Weekend

Lonnie Wheatley, ODESSA, Texas (May 29, 2020) – The Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports Sprint Car team will have double representation with the All Star Circuit of Champions this year, as Josh Baughman breaks out the No. 17 in pursuit of Rookie of the Year honors with the series.

It all begins with this weekend’s pair of events at South Dakota’s Park Jefferson International Speedway on Friday and Saturday.

It marks Baughman’s first racing action since taking in the West Texas Crude Nationals that he also promoted in Lubbock, TX, on May 12-13.

“With everything that is going on this year, this seemed like a good time to commit to the All Stars schedule and race the entire series,” Baughman commented.

Baughman joins BRM teammate and reigning series champion Aaron Reutzel on the All Star trail.

For Baughman, the All Star Circuit of Champions Rookie of the Year pursuit kicks off on friendly turf at Park Jefferson Speedway.

“I finished second the one time I was there, so we have some confidence going into the weekend,” Baughman explains.

From there, another nine races over 11 nights follows throughout Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas and Louisiana.

Next Up: All Star Circuit of Champions at Park Jefferson Speedway in Jefferson, SD, on Friday and Saturday.

Keep Track: Keep track of Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports online at http://www.baughmanreutzelmotorsports.com/, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Baughmanreutzelmotorsports-136754450449692/ and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BaughmanReutzel.

If you would like Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports press releases e-mailed directly to you, send your e-mail address to Lonnie Wheatley at lonniewheatley@gmail.com.

 

 

Reutzel Kicks Off All Star Circuit of Champions Title Defense at Park Jefferson

Lonnie Wheatley, CLUTE, Texas (May 29, 2020) – Aaron Reutzel and the Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports No. 87 Sprint Car team finally kick off the defense of their All Star Circuit of Champions title with this weekend’s pair of events at South Dakota’s Park Jefferson Speedway on Friday and Saturday.

The Folkens Brothers Trucking/Dissolvalloy Downhole Revolution Triple-X Sprint Car team will be gunning for a third consecutive title after racking up 25 series wins over the past two years.

“It will be nice to finally get back into some All Stars racing,” Reutzel commented. “We have a lot of races coming up over the next several weeks, so it should be interesting.”

While the All Star season has been delayed due to current circumstances, another nine races in 11 nights follows on the heels of this weekend’s opening pair of events.

Reutzel and the Precision Catalyst/Hollywood Blasting & Coating/Beard Equipment crew have stayed busy in recent weeks, posting another top-ten finish in World of Outlaws Sprint Car competition at Pevely, Missouri’s Federated Auto Parts I-55 Raceway last Friday before a faulty bleeder cut a strong Saturday night run short.

“Our pill draw put us behind both nights, but we had a really good car and good speed,” the drivers of the Nattress Construction/Momentum Racing Suspension machine explains.

“On Friday night, we were just a little bit off most of the night and it was a little hard to pass,” Reutzel said after posting a tenth-place finish.

After securing the 24th starting position for Saturday’s feature, Reutzel was working his way though the field until a red flag proved costly.

“We were up to ninth, then a bleeder in the left rear stuck under the red flag,” Reutzel recalls. “We restarted at the rear and were moving back up again until the bleeder stuck and the tire went down again.”

“We had a good car both nights, we feel good about the direction we’re going right now,” Reutzel says.

Reutzel competed in the recent Open Wheel Nationals at Park Jefferson International Speedway and appeared to be on the way to victory lane only to run short of fuel.

“We had the fastest car all night, hopefully we don’t run out of fuel this time,” Reutzel commented.

This weekend’s All Star Circuit of Champions events will be the first for the series since Florida in February when Reutzel and the BRM No. 87 picked up a pair of wins.

He will be looking for more this weekend in South Dakota.

2020 Quick Stats: 24 races, 4 wins, 11 top-fives, 16 top-tens.

Next Up: All Star Circuit of Champions at Park Jefferson International Speedway in Jefferson, SD, on Friday and Saturday.

Keep Track: Keep track of Aaron Reutzel’s on-track action including schedule and results at http://www.aaronreutzelracing.com/, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Aaron-Reutzel-Racing/117666254913127 or on Twitter at @AaronReutzel. You can also e-mail Aaron at aaronreutzel@yahoo.com.

If you would like Aaron Reutzel Racing press releases e-mailed directly to you, send your e-mail address to Lonnie Wheatley at lonniewheatley@gmail.com.

 

 

FINALLY! Racing returns to Attica Raceway Park - without fans

Friday, May 29, 2020 Contact: Rex LeJeune 419-680-5606

ATTICA, Ohio - FINALLY! Racing will return to Attica Raceway Park on Friday, June 5 with restrictions due to the COVID-19 virus. All three divisions - the Callie's Performance Products 410 Sprints; Propane.com/Dirt Nerds Podcast Late Models and Fremont Fence 305 Sprints - will be in action but there will be no spectators allowed due to the State of Ohio's rules and regulations.

There will be a limit of 10 members per race team including the race driver and pit passes must be purchased in advance at $32 per pass (3 years-old and up). No pit passes will be sold the day of the race and teams can redeem their 10 passes at the back pit gate. Teams may call in to 419-680-5606 to purchase their 10 passes beginning Monday, June 1 and passes can be purchased up to noon on Thursday, June 4. Do not leave a message to call back - you must speak to Rex LeJeune, Director Operations.

Who ever calls in to purchase the passes with a credit card must have the names of all 10 on the team and everyone must have an ID. If members of each team don't arrive at the pit window together, a list of those who will be arriving later must be provided.

"We are excited to finally get back to racing. Though we would prefer to have our great fans cheering on their favorite drivers, we have to follow the state's rules and regulations. Hopefully things will change soon but this is an opportunity for our loyal teams to get to race," said LeJeune.

Race teams are highly encouraged to download and fill out all necessary paperwork in advance including the 1099 tax forms, driver information form, COVID-19 waiver and minor release forms (17 and under). Forms should be printed off in color and filled out and brought to the track the day of the race.

There will be no media credentials issued for this event and push trucks will be by invitation only.

"I hope every team thanks John Bores (track promoter) for doing this and everyone follows the rules including social distancing. We highly recommend everyone wears a mask. And, there will be no concessions available," he added.

Teams are being asked to adhere to the state's social distancing guidelines including not bringing those with underlying health issues.

"Immunocompromised individuals and those the Center of Disease Control say are most at risk should not be included on the teams' lists," said LeJeune. "Also, if you have a fever or other symptoms stay home."

The pit gates will open at 5 p.m.; pill draw ends at 6:15 p.m.; hot laps/qualifying will be at 6:30 p.m.; and racing gets underway at 7:45 p.m.

Keep tabs on the ongoing race schedule at www.atticaracewaypark.com or follow the track on Twitter @atticaracewyprk or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/atticaracewaypark and Instagram at attica_raceway_park.

 

 

Boulton Back to Racing This Weekend Following Serious Injury

Inside Line Promotions - BRIGHTON, Tenn. (May 29, 2020) - Getting back in the race car has been a grueling process for Tucker Boulton.

Boulton suffered burns on 70 percent of his legs a little more than two months ago during an accident at home involving racing fuel. The injuries were so severe that racing was put on the back burner as Boulton had to learn to walk again.

Boulton will need another reconstructive surgery in the future to aid his mobility. However, he has been medically cleared and is ready to race. The sprint car season gets underway this Saturday night at Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark.

"Man, I can't wait," he said. "I'm super excited. When I was injured I lost a lot of time working out and staying in shape for racing. I couldn't feel more ready. I'm ready to get out there and chase them down."

Boulton had a long road to get physically ready to climb back in the car. It was even more difficult to get mentally prepared for the sport. The thought of dicing back and forth with competitors wasn't the issue. Instead, Boulton had to get over the fear of fire.

"Fire has run through my mind many times," he said. "I'm trying to work around it. I got in the car and we've started it a few times. We put a fire suppression system in and if there is a fire, we have a chance to knock it down.

"So, mentally, I'm ready. Everything we have done is going to make us even better because I can get rid of that thought of fire."

One thing that hasn't changed in Boulton's time off is his competitiveness. He not only wants to get back to the track, Boulton is hungry to compete for wins. He expects to return to last year's form and be a factor in the main event this weekend at Riverside International Speedway.

"I want to get back to where I was last year," he said. "With a new motor and everything, as long as we are running right, I believe we will be back where we were. Mentally, nothing has changed. A race car is a race car and I'm ready."

UP NEXT -

Saturday at Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark.

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.TuckerBoulton.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BoultonMotorspt

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BoultonMotorsports/

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - DHR Suspension

DHR Suspension has quickly become one of the leaders in the shock industry. Although the company was established in 2015, founder Derek Hagar has been servicing shocks for approximately a decade.

DHR Suspension has teams across the country and competing with various sprint car series, including the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series, Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour and USCS Series to name a few. But the shocks services don't stop there. DHR Suspension also offers service for late models, modifieds, stock cars and mini sprints. For more information, visit http://www.DHRSuspension.com.

"Derek Hagar does a great job with our shocks," Boulton said. "He has a lot of knowledge and I want to thank him for all of his help with our shock needs."

Boulton would also like to thank Henderson Recovery and Jacqueline Savoy Photography for their continued support.

 

 

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National Point Standings through May 28

IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars – 1. Tyler Drueke, Eagle, Neb., 178; 2. Jack Potter, Lees Summit, Mo., 136; 3. Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan., 129; 4. Danny Wood, Norman, Okla., 112; 5. Jay Rus­sell, Wathena, Kan., and Steven Shebester, Mustang, Okla., both 108; 7. Toby Chapman, Pan­ama, Neb., 103; 8. Andy Shouse, Oklahoma City, Okla., 98; 9. Trey Burke, League City, Texas, 94; 10. Saban Bibent, Cincinnati, Ohio, 92; 11. Chris Kelly, Oklahoma City, Okla., 91; 12. Colby Thornhill, Enumclaw, Wash., 89; 13. Jacob Gomola, Seneca, Pa., and Gunnar Pike, South Bend, Neb., both 85; 15. Jack Dover, Springfield, Neb., 77; 16. Justin Clark, Hamersville, Ohio, 76; 17. Stuart Snyder, Lincoln, Neb., and Alison Slaton, Edmond, Okla., both 74; 19. Dusty Ballenger, Harrisburg, S.D., 73; 20. Zach Patterson, Yukon, Okla., 72.

State Point Standings

California – 1. Brendan Warmerdam, Lemoore, Calif., 40; 2. Rob Solomon, Fresno, Calif., 39; 3. Grant Champlin, Hanford, Calif., 38; 4. Colby Thornhill, Enumclaw, Wash., 37; 5. Mike Schott, Tulare, Calif., 36; 6. Connor Danell, Visalia, Calif., 35; 7. Michael Pombo, Easton, Calif., 34; 8. Albert Pombo, Fresno, Calif., 33; 9. Brooklyn Holland, Fresno, Calif., 32; 10. Rick Bray, Fresno, Calif., 31.

Kansas – 1. Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan., 40; 2. J.D. Johnson, Wichita, Kan., 39; 3. Jason Danley, Lin­coln, Neb., 38; 4. Ty Williams, Arcadia, Okla., 37; 5. Toby Chapman, Panama, Neb., 36; 6. Brian Herbert, Kinsley, Kan., 35; 7. Steven Richardson, Liberal, Kan., 34; 8. Cale Cozad, Wichita, Kan., 33; 9. Koby Walters, Liberal, Kan., 31; 10. Kaden Taylor, Forgan, Okla., 30.

Missouri – 1. Tyler Drueke, Eagle, Neb., 117; 2. Jay Russell, Wathena, Kan., 108; 3. Jack Potter, Lees Summit, Mo., 94; 4. Saban Bibent, Cincinnati, Ohio, 74; 5. Bradley Sterrett, Bloomington, Ind., 71; 6. Kenny Potter, Harrisonville, Mo., Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan., and Mark Vanderheiden, Papillion, Neb., each 65; 9. Shayle Bade, Lincoln, Neb., 61; 10. Randy Sterling, Morrisdale, Pa., 56.

Oklahoma – 1. Danny Wood, Norman, Okla., 79; 2. Andy Shouse, Oklahoma City, Okla., and Steven Shebester, Mustang, Okla., both 74; 4. Chris Kelly, Oklahoma City, Okla., 60; 5. Zach Patter­son, Yukon, Okla., 58; 6. Jason Martin, Lincoln, Neb., 54; 7. Colby Thornhill, Enumclaw, Wash., 52; 8. Tanner Conn, Oklahoma City, Okla., 51; 9. Cameron Hagin, Broken Arrow, Okla., 49; 10. Brett Becker, Odessa, Texas, 48.

Pennsylvania – 1. Garrett Bard, Wells Tannery, Pa., 40; 2. Jake Frye, Lewisberry, Pa., 39; 3. Kyle Keen, Carlisle, Pa., 38; 4. Brandon Hawkins, Salina, Pa., 37; 5. John Walp, Wapwallopen, Pa, 36; 6. David Brown, Aston, Pa., 35; 7. Larry McVay, Bordentown, N.J., 34; 8. Jacob Gomola, Seneca, Pa., 33; 9. Tylor Cochran, Williamsport, Pa., 32; 10. Domenic Melair, Warrington, Pa., 31.

South Dakota – 1. Dusty Ballenger, Harrisburg, S.D., 73; 2. Daniel Nekolite, Oneill, Neb., 71; 3. Trefer Waller, Oneill, Neb., 67; 4. John Otte, Ravinia, S.D., 62; 5. Gunnar Pike, South Bend, Neb., 56; 6. Ryan Voss, Spirit Lake, Iowa, and Mitchell Dvorak, Stuart, Neb., both 54; 8. John Lambertz, Sioux Falls, S.D., 52; 9. Billy Johnson, St. Peter, Minn., and Jack Dover, Springfield, Neb., both 40.

Texas – 1. Chad Wilson, North Richland Hills, Texas, 63; 2. Casey Burkham, Combine, Texas, 51; 3. John Ricketts, Burleson, Texas, 49; 4. Matt Etzelmiller, Keller, Texas, 42; 5. Jett Hays, New Fair­view, Texas, 40; 6. Jake Bubak, Arvada, Colo., Logan Scherb, Decatur, Texas, and Jerrad Warhurst, Joshua, Texas, each 39; 9. Danny Smith, Sand Springs, Okla., 38; 10. Michelle Parson, Abi­lene, Texas, 37.

 

 

Fans Return to Lee County Speedway for POWRi League Showdown Views: 31 0 Fans Return to Lee County Speedway for POWRi League Showdown

Donnellson, IA. (05/29/2020) Pepsi Lee County Speedway will see a bit of normalcy returned to their roaring-racing program on Friday, June 5th with grandstands re-opening for spectators for the first time in 2020.

POWRi Lucas Oil WAR and Iowa Sprint Leagues will combine forces for one-of-a-kind thrilling racing action, with $3000 to win and $300 to start, traditional sprint-car competitors from all corners of the country will congregate on south-east Iowa for some fast Friday night fun on the Fairgrounds. IMCA Sport Mod’s will also be in attendance in support of the night’s racing event.

Limited General Admission tickets will be available for purchase online at http://market.myracepass.com/store/tickets/?i=1209300&store=11903, with remaining tickets available at the front gate, tickets are 100% refundable. Adults: $15, Seniors: (60+) $13, Veterans: $12, Kids 8 & Under get in the grandstands free.

With no limits on the amount of pit entries, pit-gates will open at 4:00 pm, driver’s registration will be from 4:00-6:00 pm. Driver’s meeting will be held at 6:15 pm with engine heat at 6:30 pm. Hot Laps begin at 7:00 pm with racing to follow. Pit pass prices will be $35 for the event.

For more information on Pepsi Lee County Speedway visit online at www.leecountyspeedway.com, follow along for track updates and recaps on Facebook @PepsiLeeCountySpeedway, or Twitter @LCSpeedway.

Follow along with all POWRi Leagues racing online at www.powri.com. For more information on the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League such as race recaps and updates follow along on all social media’s @POWRi_WAR. For POWRi Lucas Oil Iowa Sprint League news and press releases follow @IowaCars on Twitter and “Like” on Facebook.

 

 

Covid -19 Hits King of the Wing Schedule

May 28, 2020 – Mountain Home, ID – Mountain, ID,

The King of the Wing officials, in coordination with Colorado National Speedway and Intermountain Speedway promoters, have been forced to postpone the Central Tour. This postponement is consideration of Colorado and Wyoming. directives that detail their respective recovery from the shutdown due to the Coronavirus. These directives affect the amount of people that can gather at the respective venues.

We are aware that most major sporting activities, including several major racing organizations, are operating, or planning to operate with no fans in the stands. These organizations have huge corporate sponsorships and television revenue sharing deals that make it possible for them to run without income. Although our partner tracks have great sponsors it just is not enough to pay the bills associated with running a full race event.

Currently a rescheduled date is not available. We will continue to monitor the State’s recovery progress and try to reschedule this event later in the year.

 

 

Hoosier Tire Southwest to be Trackside at 8 of 9 All Star Circuit of Champions Thunder Through the Plains Tour Events June 4-14!

Mesquite, TX (5/29/20) by DarinShort.com. The stars and cars of the 2020 Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions (ASCoC) tour is set for a huge swing of events in five states dubbed 'Thunder Through the Plains' on May 29th - June 14th.

Hoosier Tire Southwest, located within Smiley's Racing Products, services racers and tracks located in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico and Arkansas with Hoosier Racing Tires - and will be trackside beginning next week at 8 of the 9 ASCoC Thunder Through the Plains events within their sales territory. The tour kicks off this weekend at Park Jefferson Speedway in Jefferson, South Dakota.

Here's a listing of those tour tracks, dates and contact info where race teams will be able to hook up with Hoosier Tire Southwest trackside:

Thursday, June 4
Lawton Speedway
3501 South Sheridan Rd
Lawton, Oklahoma 73501
http://www.lawtonspeedway.com/

Friday, June 5
Red Dirt Raceway
990871 S Hwy 18
Meeker, Oklahoma 74855
http://www.reddirtraceway.com/

Saturday, June 6
Outlaw Motor Speedway
8100 Wainwright Rd
Oktaha, Oklahoma 74450
https://www.facebook.com/Outlawmotorspeedway1/

(The tour moves to 81 Speedway on June 7 but Hoosier Tire Southwest will not be servicing the event as it is out of sales territory)

Wednesday, June 10
Devil’s Bowl Speedway
1711 Lawson Road
Mesquite, TX 75181
http://devilsbowl.com/

Thursday, June 11
Southern Oklahoma Speedway
2897 US-77
Ardmore, OK 73401
http://www.southernoklahomaspeedway.com/

Friday, June 12
Monarch Motor Speedway
1633 FM 369
Wichita Falls, TX 76305
https://www.MMSdirt.com/

Saturday, June 13
Lonestar Speedway
3131 FM 1252
Kilgore, TX 75662
http://www.lonestarspeedway.com/

Sunday, June 14
Chatham Speedway
14325 Highway 4
Chatham, Louisiana 71226
http://www.chathamspeedway.com/

Smiley's Racing Products and Hoosier Tire Southwest has been in the racing business since 1968 in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. From race parts to tires, Smiley's Racing Products and Hoosier Tire Southwest are ready to help you get to the checkered flag first. Please click Smiley's Racing Products or call (972) 289-7223 and in no time you'll be back "on track" with everything you need!

Safe travels to all the teams, fans and track workers as the tour kicks off - and we look forward to seeing you all next week!

 

 

 

A-Verdi Storage Containers Patriot Sprint Tour Will Officially Begin 2020 Season At Selinsgrove Speedway

Contact: Paul Harkenrider

PST Media

(Selinsgrove, Pa) The wait is finally over! As the first six events of the 2020 Patriot Sprint Tour Season were postponed due to the region wide restrictions placed on racetracks, Selinsgrove Speedway Management has been given the go-ahead by the Pennsylvania Government to resume weekly racing action beginning this weekend, May 29 & 30.

This will mean that next weekend’s PST scheduled event at Selinsgrove will run as planned on Saturday June 6. This announcement comes days after the announcement that Land of Legends Raceway will hold a special event for the Patriot Sprint Tour on Wednesday, June 17.

This marks the eighth event in program history the Patriots will visit arguably the fastest racetrack on the east coast. There have been six different winners over the course of seven years and only one repeat winner, TJ Stutts (’14 & ’15). Other winners include, Mark Smith, Chad Layton, Nate Snyder, Jason Shultz, and 2019 PST Series Champion, Davie Franek.

Franek, of Wantage, NJ will begin his quest for his second PST championship at a track he has had so much success at over the years including two track championships before going on tour with the Patriots last season.

It is always exciting when the Patriots visit Selinsgrove as it is one of the most diverse fields that both the tour and track sees all season. The lineup for June 6 will be no different as this will be several teams first outing of 2020.

There will be several restrictions in place for this event as spectator capacity will be capped at 50%. A waiver must be filled out prior to entry. Teams and fans are asked to fill the waiver out prior to entering the racetrack to avoid contact with track personnel. The waiver can be found at selinsgrovespeedway.com.

If you are unable to attend this event, it will be streamed on The Cushion.

As far as the rest of 2020, there are no other announcements and those races will be handled on a week by week basis.

Be sure to stick with patriotsprinttour.com for the latest as well connecting with Patriot Sprint Tour on facebook and twitter.

PST History- Selinsgrove Speedway

Selinsgrove

6/14/14 - TJ Stutts (1)

6/13/15 - TJ Stutts (2)

6/18/16 - Davie Franek (1)

6/17/17 - Nate Snyder (1)

6/16/18 - Chad Layton

9/2/18 - Mark Smith

6/15/19- Jason Shultz

 

 

Night 1 of Turnpike Challenge Canceled Due to Weather

Sapulpa, OK. (05/28/2020) Due to overnight rainfall and forecasted precipitation, Creek County Speedway and POWRi have been forced to cancel tonight’s program for Night #1 of the 7th Annual Turnpike Challenge. The POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget Leagues, as well as the POWRi Engler Machine and Tool 600cc Outlaw Micro League, will resume racing action tomorrow night at I-44 Riverside Speedway for the first of two straight racing nights followed by the TPC wrap-up on Sunday, May 31st at Port City Speedway.

POWRi officials encourage drivers and teams to ease the strain of race-day-entry by utilizing the online features for the POWRi Membership forms available at www.powri.com, under the membership tab. POWRi rules, contingencies, forms, and event-payouts can be found under the info tab at the top of the POWRi website.

For further information, visit www.powri.com, “Like” POWRi on Facebook, and follow @POWRi_Racing on Twitter. Catch each night’s LIVE action via pay-per-view broadcast from POWRi.TV at www.powri.tv.

 

POWRi Illinois SPEED WEEK Postponed, Lake Ozark Speedway On

Belleville, IL. (05/28/2020) With ongoing restrictions in the state of Illinois, POWRi and track officials have postponed the Illinois SPEED WEEK with rescheduling dates to soon follow. Securing a venue to continue the POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget League season, competitors will now travel to the Lake of the Ozarks for a thrilling two-day event.

Friday, June 12th and Saturday, June 13th Lake Ozark Speedway will host the POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget Leagues for door-to-door battling at “The Lake”. Setting the stage for an outstanding weekend of racing the ASCS Warrior Region will see feature action scheduled for a Friday night visit as all regular great classes including the growing class of POWRi Racesaver 305 Sprints will see the competition green on Saturday’s program. Racing action will be available all night to subscribers, streaming live only on POWRi.TV for fans unable to attend.

Illinois SPEED WEEK was originally scheduled between June, 10th and June, 14th with visits to Belle-Clair Speedway, Lincoln Speedway, Jacksonville Speedway, Macon Speedway, and Fayette County Speedway; this POWRi staple will be rescheduled as soon as restrictions are lifted and dates become available.

POWRi officials encourage drivers and teams to ease the strain of pre-entry congestion by utilizing the online features for the POWRi Membership forms available at www.powri.com under the membership tab. POWRi rules, contingencies, forms, and payouts can be found under the info tab at the top of the POWRi website.

POWRi is currently working on revising June events with updates upcoming. Follow along for more information such as race recaps, updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, or on Twitter & Instagram at @POWRi_Racing or on Facebook at POWRi.

 

Wilson Heading to Park Jefferson This Weekend as All Star Season Begins With Busy Stretch

Inside Line Promotions - FARMINGTON, Mo. (May 28, 2020) - The Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions season has arrived for Greg Wilson, who was recently announced as one of 11 full-time competitors this year.

"The series has always been good for me," he said. "Even the years we didn't do it I've felt like I've been a supporter of it. It fits teams like mine. With the quality of cars of the 11 guys following it will be one of the toughest years they've had in a while. It's pretty cool to be a part of that."

Wilson and his Hercules Tires, DNC Hydraulics, Ohio Logistics and Gear Off Road backed team kick off the points-paying season this Friday and Saturday at Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, S.D.

"That will be a new track for us," Wilson said. "There will be quite a few that we haven't been to. We used last weekend to try quite a bit of stuff. Now hopefully we have a better idea as we get going with the All Star deal. We're just ready to get going."

This weekend marks the first two of 11 races in a 17-day stretch with trips to Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas and Louisiana on tap in early June.

"I always feel we do better as the year goes on," Wilson said. "It's going to be nice to get racing and go back-to-back-to-back to get in a groove. I always feel like that's helped us. I've been to Devil's Bowl, to Wichita, to Kilgore, to the track in Louisiana. Easily more than half of them will be new for us."

Wilson competed with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series last Friday and Saturday at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo., where 60-plus drivers invaded the high-banked oval.

"We knew that'd be about as tough of a field as you'd see whether it's the Knoxville Nationals or Kings Royal or that weekend," he said. "We ran a couple of different situations. I feel our whole deal is qualifying. We struggled there. From the inside we felt we have a better idea what not to do moving forward. Then we went out Sunday and changed the car around a bunch. Up until we rained out I felt we were pretty good there."

Wilson capped the weekend by visiting St. Francois County Raceway on Sunday. He won a heat race before the remainder of the program rained out.

QUICK RESULTS -

May 22 - Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. - Qualifying: 17; Heat race: 11 (9); C Main: 5 (6).

May 23 - Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. - Qualifying: 22; Non-qualifier race: 2 (2); Heat race: 11 (11); C Main: 14 (8).

SEASON STATS -

16 races, 0 wins, 5 top fives, 7 top 10s, 8 top 15s, 9 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, S.D., with the Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions

UPCOMING HERCULES TIRES DEALERSHIP VISITS -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.GregWilsonRacing.com

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/GregWilsonw20

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GregWilsonRacing

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Hercules Tires

Hercules Tires is widely recognized as the industry's premier value brand with a comprehensive selection of passenger, UHP, light truck, medium truck, specialty trailer and specialty commercial tires. Since 1952, independent tire dealers and distributors have trusted Hercules to deliver outstanding quality, exceptional support and unsurpassed value. For more information, visit http://www.HerculesTire.com.

"Hercules Tires has been an essential part of Greg Wilson Racing for several years," Wilson said. "It has been a tremendous partnership as we've helped grow each other's brands and fan base, which is the ultimate goal of a marketing partner. We're grateful for the support of everyone at Hercules Tires and are looking forward to mutual success for years to come."

Wilson would also like to thank Ohio Logistics, DNC Hydraulics, Gear Off Road, Kinsler Fuel Injection, All Pro Cylinder, MagTech Ignition, Simpson Race Products, Banshee Graphics, Nagy Equipment Sales, Winters Performance, Real Capz, Mark Wolford Garage, Burns Petroleum, Wings Unlimited, Inter-State Truck Repair, ATL Fuel Cells, Sandridge Customs, Cooper Custom Powder, Benson Marketing and Inside Line Promotions for their continued support.

 

 

California Natives Lead the Way with KSE Racing Products

PETERSEN MEDIA: With regions continuing to open up and allow racing to commence week by week, the Memorial Day Weekend saw a handful of races take place and the growing theme was California drivers leading the way.

The World of Outlaws returned to action as they took to the high banks of I-55 Raceway in Pevely, MO. On Friday night it was Grass Valley, CA native, Brad Sweet returning to victory lane with his Kasey Kahne Racing team. Saturday night, it was Sweet’s brother-in-law’s turn to grab the win. In his first visit to the speedway, Elk Grove, CA driver, Kyle Larson adapted well. Friday night Larson established a new single lap track record, and on Saturday night he used his KSE Racing Products to pull into victory lane with Paul Silva.

For the first time since February the USAC National Midget Series came back to life. On Friday night at Port City Raceway Tyler Courtney picked up the win with his Clauson Marshall Racing team. The next night it was Ione, CA native Justin Grant turning into victory lane aided by KSE Racing Products on his RAMS Racing mount. Grant continued the winning ways as he traveled to Valley Speedway on Sunday night an took home a POWRi Midget Series win.

Fresno, CA driver, Dominic Scelzi scored a win with the ASCS Sooner Region at Lake Ozark Speedway, while Tracy, CA pilot Kyle Offill picked up his first career win in the Midwest as he topped Sprint Invaders action at 34 Raceway. DJ Netto who hails from Hanford, CA traveled to Marysville, CA and scored another feature event, as Jack Dover won at Park Jefferson, Mark Smith continues his red hot 20202 season and won at St. Francois County Raceway, Sye Lynch won at Roaring Knob, and Tyler Drueke took the win from US 36 Raceway.

Steering The Best From East To West: KSE Racing Products continues to prove their steering performance all across the country. You want the best? Visit www.kse-racing.com to find a dealer in your area and get your hands on KSE’s new lightweight, Black Series Gen2 Power Steering Gear, Black Series HPD Power Steering Pump, and Stingray Wing Valve & Cylinder.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay updated with all of KSE Racing Products happenings and new products by visiting www.kse-racing.com or follow us at www.twitter.com/KSE_Racing .

 

 

United Rebel Sprint Series Joins All-Stars for Thunder Through the Plains Stop at 81 Speedway

Oberlin, Kansas – May 27, 2020 – The Lucas Oil POWRi United Rebel Sprint Series presented by Mel Hambelton Ford Racing president Rick Salem has been busy. With counties and states slowly reopening, he has been on the phone contacting track promoters to give his “Rebels” a chance to hit the track. On Wednesday afternoon he scored a marque event as the tour will be the support division for the upcoming Ollie’s Bargin Outlet All-Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 appearance at 81 Speedway in Park City, Kansas on Sunday night, June 7.

This $700 to-win, $200 to-start event will be only the second race on the 2020 race season that has suffered through event cancelations and plenty of rescheduling. Two-time and defending series champion Zach Blurton of Quinter won the season opener this past Saturday night at Salina Speedway in Salina, Kansas.

Founded in 2006, this 81 Speedway appearance will be just the sixth time in the series fifteen-year history the series has appeared at the three-eighths mile oval.0, Past winners include: Jake Martens (2019), Tanner Conn (2019), Jason Martin (2018), Chris Kelly (2017) and Brian Herbert (2008).

Tickets MUST be purchased online at www.race81speedway.com. Pit gates open at 4:00 PM with All Star time trials slated for a 7:00 PM start time.

Keep track of all the daily schedule additions and series information by accessing the series official FB page: United Rebel Sprint Series (URSS) and for rules, past results, point standings and more head to www.unitedrebelsprintseries.com.

 

 

Giovanni Scelzi Produces Pair of Top 10s During Debut at Tucson Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - TUCSON, Ariz. (May 27, 2020) - Giovanni Scelzi captured a pair of top-10 finishes last weekend during his first time at a new track and with a new team.

Scelzi made only his eighth and ninth starts in a pavement late model during a two-day show at Tucson Speedway, where he piloted a super late model for Nascimento Racing.

"I want to thank everyone at Nascimento Racing as well as Bill McAnally Racing for the opportunity," he said. "We made gains throughout the weekend and moved forward in each feature. I'm learning more with each lap I get on pavement."

The action began on Saturday when Scelzi qualified eighth quickest. He advanced a position to finish seventh in a heat race. That lined him up on the inside of the fourth row for the main event.

"We qualified decent and ran decent for most of the race," he said. "I got up to fifth about halfway, but got tight toward the end of the race. We fell to sixth with about 30 laps to go and that's where we finished."

Scelzi timed in 13th quickest and finished sixth in a heat race on Sunday before he rallied from his 13th starting position into the top 10 twice.

"I think track position was pretty crucial," he said. "We got up to around eighth midway, but had an issue and had to go to the work area under caution. We got back out and rallied from the back up to eighth by the end of the race."

Scelzi has now earned a top-10 result in eight of his nine pavement late model starts.

He is scheduled to return to sprint car competition on June 6 at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, where he will make his debut driving for veteran owner Guy Forbrook.

QUICK RESULTS -

May 24 - Tucson Speedway in Tucson, Ariz. - Qualifying: 8; Heat race: 7 (8); Feature: 6 (7).

May 25 - Tucson Speedway in Tucson, Ariz. - Qualifying: 13; Heat race: 6 (6); Feature: 8 (13).

SEASON STATS -

14 races, 1 win, 5 top fives, 11 top 10s, 12 top 15s, 12 top 20s

UP NEXT -

June 6 at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.GaryScelziMotorsports.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/GioScelzi

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gary-Scelzi-Motorsports/225890834113599

VIDEO -

Here is a link to a highlight and promotional video: https://vimeo.com/216772925

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Bill McAnally Racing

Bill McAnally Racing was founded in 1986 by NASCAR competitor Bill McAnally. The team has earned nine NASCAR K&N Pro Series West championships and has featured many of auto racing's rising stars throughout the last three decades. For more information, visit https://www.bmrnaparacing.com/ .

"Bill is a great car owner and has done a lot to help me get as much experience as I can," Scelzi said. "I'm grateful for his support and thrilled to be a part of his team."

Scelzi would like to thank Scelzi Enterprises, Red Rose Transportation, Inc., Whipple Superchargers, Fuel Delivery Services, Inc., Panella Trucking, Red Line Oil, Roth Motorsports, Schoenfeld Headers, K&N Filters, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, FK Rod Ends, NAPA Auto Parts, Todd Jorgensen, Sparco, Allstar Performance, Worldwide Bearings, AutoMeter and Kenny's Components for their continued support.

 

 

Hafertepe Battle Through Wing Issue For Runner-up Run At Lake Ozark Speedway

Bryan Hulbert - ELDON, Mo. (May 27, 2020) A riveting performance between Sam Hafertepe, Jr., and Dominic Scelzi this past Sunday night at Lake Ozark Speedway with the ASCS Sooner and Warrior Regions went the way of Scelzi, but Hafertepe's runner-up run was made very impressive when you learn that the wing slider failed half-way through the A-Feature.
Trailing Dominic the first 23 laps, the Hills Racing No. 15h took the point from lap 24 until the wing issue finally became too much during lapped traffic, allowing the No. 41 to retake the lead with 10 laps to run.
"That car was a handful," stated Sam. "We were good until the hydraulic slider failed and let the wing slam back all the way and broke the pins in the wing stand. It finally pinned itself, but that was 37 degrees of wing angle so needless to say, she got a little tight."
Looking to his next outing, Hafertepe will be back at Lake Ozark Speedway this Friday, May 29, and Saturday, May 30 with the World of Outlaw NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars.
"Even with the wing issue last weekend, we were happy to get some laps and try a few things before we take on the Outlaws this weekend. This show has been planned for our team for a long time, so we're going to make sure we are there. We have awesome support in Missouri with Heidbreder Foundation. They have been with me for years as one of our biggest sponsors, but more importantly, Ryan and Ashley are really good friends and have always helped me."
Lake Ozark Speedway is located just outside Eldon, Mo. Both nights go green with Hot Laps at 6:00 P.M. (CT). Fans not able to attend can see everything live on http://www.dirtvision.com.
The team is still looking for another crew member. Inquiries can be made to sammy15@sbcglobal.net.
For continued updates on Sam Hafertepe, Jr. log onto http://www.sam15.com and make sure to find him on Twitter (@samhafertepejr). For news on Hill's Racing Team, log onto https://www.facebook.com/hillsracing/ and on Twitter (@HillsRacingTeam).
2020 Season to Date:
Events: 14; Wins -2; Top 5 - 4; Top 10 - 7; Top 20 - 8;
Coming Up:
May 29 - Lake Ozark Speedway (Eldon, Mo.) w/ WoO Sprint Cars
May 30 - Lake Ozark Speedway (Eldon, Mo.) w/ WoO Sprint Cars
Sam Hafertepe, Jr. Online:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100011628097506
Website: http://www.sam15.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/samhafertepejr
The Sponsors:
Hill's Racing Team, Townline Variety, Heidbreder Foundation Service, Kiebler & Sons Lawn and Landscaping, Fisher Racing Engines, Super Shox, J&J Chassis, Smiley's Racing Products, Hoosier Tire, Huggins Cams, Champion Oil, The Sparks Family, Lonestar Speedway, Keizer Wheels, XYZ Machining, Simpson Racing Products, CP-Carrillo, KSE Power Steering, FK Rod Ends, BMRS, Allstar Performance, Saldana Racing Products, Vortex Wings, DMI, Wilwood Brakes, Kinsler Fuel Injection, Hwy. 79 Collision.

 

 

CAROLINA RACESAVER NATIONALS POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER; REPLACEMENT RACE SCHEDULED

FAYETTEVILLE, NC (May 27, 2020) - Due to inclement weather and persistent negative forecasts, the much anticipated Carolina RaceSaver Nationals originally scheduled for this weekend (May 29-30) has been postponed to October 23-24. A replacement single-day event has been scheduled at PPG Raceway in Fayetteville on June 6 paying $1000 to the winner and $225 to start.

"As they say, sometimes it rains," said Sean Vardell of the Tribodyn Carolina Sprint Tour. "We were really looking forward to this event, but are hoping to make it that much better in October when more folks are able to travel and join us for the inaugural Carolina Nationals. With the uncertain forecasts and all of the traveling racers coming from across the country, we owe it to them and their fans to give them a chance at a full weekend of racing, not a fruitless road trip."

Competitors who confirmed entries for the event have a handful of options which will be handled by the track, PPG Raceway (formerly Fayetteville Motor Speedway), including partial and full refunds, application to other events and more. Race teams are encouraged to contact the facility for instructions on pursuing their desired means of resolution.

IMCA TV will carry the rescheduled Carolina RaceSaver Nationals on its new date, October 23-24, 2020, and will immediately issue full refunds to those who have pre-purchased viewing passes. A production crew will also be on-site for the June 6 replacement event, also to be carried on IMCA TV.

For more information on the Carolina Sprint Tour, follow them on Facebook (@CarolinaSprintTour) or Twitter (@Tribodyn_CST). More information on their future broadcast events can be found at imca.tv, speedsport.tv, and pitrow.tv.

 

 

Williamson Shows Speed in Sprint Car After Capturing Micro Sprint Win

Inside Line Promotions - ELDON, Mo. (May 27, 2020) - Garet Williamson broke through for a good showing in ASCS regional competition last Sunday after he recorded his first triumph of the season the previous weekend.

The Bryant Paver Motorsports driver moved forward in his heat race and showed his best speed of the 2020 season during Sunday's ASCS Sooner Region event at Lake Ozark Speedway. After placing third in his heat race from the sixth starting position, the Missouri native made the feature redraw and drew the No. 7 to line up on the inside of the fourth row.

Williamson was able to garner a season-best 12th-place finish during the first A Main he has made this season.

"I started off really good," he said. "We went sixth to third in our heat race, made the redraw and started seventh. I stepped on it about the third lap and had to go to the back, but we came back to 12th.

"We are definitely making a lot of progress. Each week I feel like I get more and more comfortable in the car. We are growing together as a team. We are learning how to work together and what works. We are just getting smoother every week as a team."

Another recent shining moment came on May 15 when Williamson wheeled a Mo State Construction micro sprint to a feature victory at KC Raceway in Independence, Mo.

"It helps with your confidence," he said. "Laps in any kind of race car help and I'm glad we were able to do so well. We won the heat race from second and the feature from sixth so it was a fun night."

Williamson gets another crack at adding to his chest of experience this weekend. He will run a pair of ASCS Sooner Region events in Oklahoma on Friday at Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker during the Red Dirt Classic and Saturday at Tri-State Speedway in Pocola during the 13th annual Danny Martinez Jr. Memorial.

"I need to make less mistakes and, obviously, get more seat time," he said. "That's what we lack the most. I just need to get more comfortable in the car and know what works better and what doesn't. There is a lot that goes into it."

QUICK RESULTS -

May 24 - Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo. - Heat race: 3 (6); Feature: 12 (7).

SEASON STATS -

7 races, 1 win, 1 top five, 1 top 10, 2 top 15s, 2 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday at Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla., for the Red Dirt Classic and Saturday at Tri-State Speedway in Pocola, Okla., for the 13th annual Danny Martinez Jr. Memorial with the ASCS Sooner Region

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/garetw3

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Garet-Williamson-Racing-572353479787934/

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Mid-Mo Equipment

Mid-Mo Equipment, which is based in Columbia, Mo., buys and sells large equipment, including trucks and trailers, construction equipment and agriculture equipment. For more information, visit http://www.Mid-MoEquipment.com .

"I lived by Bryant Paver, who owns Mid-Mo Equipment, when I was a little kid and we kept in touch," Williamson said. "I worked with him throughout high school and he sponsored me. It's turned into me driving for him and I'm very grateful for the support throughout the years."

Williamson would also like to thank JBC Transport Group LLC, Royal Power Sports, Mo State Construction, Schure Built Suspensions, Sorrels Auto & Truck Parts, Tiger Towing, Clems Signs and Maxim for their continued support.

 

 

Starks Eyeing Successful Debut at Park Jefferson International Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - PEVELY, Mo. (May 27, 2020) - Trey Starks is hopeful for better luck during his debut at a new track this weekend than the Gobrecht Motorsports team found last weekend.

Starks will head to Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, S.D., on Friday and Saturday for Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions races. It marks not only his first time at the track, but also his first time racing in South Dakota.

"Usually we're good at new tracks," he said. "That didn't work out so well last weekend. We're making some changes this week to some components. We'll see if we can start strong."

Starks is coming off a frustrating debut at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 last weekend when 60-plus drivers tackled the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series doubleheader.

"These are the hardest races that people are seeing in a long time," he said. "You have 60 of the absolute best drivers in the sport. You can't give up anything. We had a crank trigger switch go bad in qualifying Friday so that put us in a tough spot to start the weekend."

Starks improved his overall results from Friday to Saturday, qualifying better and finishing better in both a non-qualifier race and feature action.

"We definitely got better," he said. "We had speed in hot laps, but we didn't draw a good pill and the track fell off a ton in qualifying. That put us behind the rest of the night. We're looking forward to a fresh start this weekend at Park Jefferson."

QUICK RESULTS -

May 22 - Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. - Qualifying: 30; Non-qualifier race: 9 (10); D Main: 4 (8).

May 23 - Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. - Qualifying: 23; Non-qualifier race: 5 (3); C Main: 10 (13).

SEASON STATS -

8 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 1 top 10, 1 top 15, 4 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, S.D., with the Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.TreyStarksRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Starks55Trey

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TreyStarksRacing?fref=ts

APPAREL -

Starks has t-shirts and hoodies for sale at http://www.TreyStarksRacing.com .

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Beer Hill Gang

The Beer Hill Gang, which is made up of diehard sprint car fans in Central Pennsylvania, has participated in the "Adopt-A-Highway Program," organizes trash clean ups and sponsors various race teams, Hard Charger Awards and laps at the Tuscarora 50. The group is also a strong supporter of the Jeff Gordon's Kick-It Foundation that helps aid children's cancer research. For more information, visit http://www.BeerHillGang.net.

"The Beer Hill Gang is a big supporter of the Gobrecht Motorsports team," Starks said. "The way they've welcomed me into the state of Pennsylvania has been much appreciated."

Gobrecht Motorsports would also like to thank E-Z-GO, Champion Brands, FK Rod Ends, Golf Cart Services, J&J Auto Racing, Fibreworks Composites, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Gettysburg Rental Center, Gardy's Enterprises, Baker Door Company, Moose Lodge 720, Pro Shocks, Auto Meter, KSE Racing Products, Fel-Pro, Taylor Ignition Wires, Miller Welders, K&N Filters, Mettec, Bell Helmets, AL Driveline, DMI, Champion Spark Plugs, ISC Racers Tape, Schroth Racing, HMS Motorsports, Kinsler Fuel Injection, All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads, Ultra Lite Brakes & Components, Rider Automotive, BAPS Motor Speedway and Saldana Racing Products for their continued support.

 

 

Crockett Tackling ASCS Sooner Region Doubleheader This Weekend

Inside Line Promotions - BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (May 27, 2020) - Roger Crockett has a doubleheader in Oklahoma on tap this weekend.

Crockett will make his debut at Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker on Friday during the Red Dirt Classic before heading to Tri-State Speedway in Pocola for the 13th annual Danny Martinez Jr. Memorial on Saturday. Both races are with the ASCS Sooner Region.

"I've never been to Red Dirt Raceway, but everybody tells me it's racy," he said. "From the couple of videos I've seen it looks fun. I feel like I have more experience on those types of small tracks growing up racing in California. Generally red dirt is good for me, too, so it's pretty cool for the track to be called Red Dirt."

Crockett has two career starts at Tri-State Speedway.

"Last year we ran all right," he said. "I think I finished fifth. I really like the place. The only time I ever ran there before was the first ASCS National Tour race I won with Paul (Silva) back in 2005. Jason Johnson and I battled and we ended up holding him off to win."

The triumph came during an ASCS National Tour Speedweek event in June 2005. Crockett also won a heat race that night.

SEASON STATS -

5 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 3 top 10s, 3 top 15, 3 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday at Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla., for the Red Dirt Classic and Saturday at Tri-State Speedway in Pocola, Okla., for the 13th annual Danny Martinez Jr. Memorial with the ASCS Sooner Region

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/the_Rocket_11

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/roger.crockett.11/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/therocket11/

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Champion Racing Oil

Champion Brands, LLC, is a globally recognized industry leader in specialty lubricants for 60 years. Champion also produces and blends more than 300 products including fuel, oil and engine additives and lubricants for the automotive, heavy truck, agricultural and specialty markets. For more information, visit http://www.ChampionBrands.com.

"Since we've used Champion Racing Oil we haven't had any bearing problems and everything looks great in the motors," Crockett said.

Crockett would also like to thank BC Motorsports, Rocket Designs, FK Rod Ends, Olson Custom Designs, Tracker Native Tobacco, Maxim Chassis, Bell Helmets, Rider Racing Engines, Tracker Native Tobacco, Newlin Bar Service, AL Driveline, Indy Race Parts and KSE Racing Products for their continued support.

 

 

Brian Brown Posts First Podium Finish of Season During Tune-Up at Lake Ozark Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - PEVELY, Mo. (May 27, 2020) - Brian Brown is coming off his best weekend of the season, earning his first podium finish of 2020 last Sunday after recording his third top 10 of the year during World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series competition on Friday.

May 22 - Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. - Qualifying: 4; Heat race: 1 (2); Dash: 7 (7); Feature: 9 (7).

"It was great to get to race in front of a crowd," Brown said. "There were 61 drivers so it was probably the toughest field we'll face all year. The who's who of our sport was there.

"The night started very well with a top-four effort in qualifying. The heat race was good and we were able to win that to make the dash. It's always good to get in the dash, but unfortunately we drew the No. 7 and finished there. In the A Main I feel like we were a top-five car, but I made some mistakes as a driver and was on the wrong part of the track. We also made some bad decisions with the car, but we were still able to get a solid ninth-place finish."

May 23 - Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. - Qualifying: 9; Heat race: 9 (5); B Main: 2 (1); Feature: 26 (22).

"Saturday featured a very different track condition," Brown said. "Luckily we were able to qualify ninth quickest. In the heat we tried a few things and were no good. We had to run the Last Chance Showdown and we were solid in it. In the A Main I feel like we were decent, but we got caught toward the back and got lapped early. At that point there was a yellow flag and it trapped us a lap down with no chance of passing other cars. We pulled off to save our stuff for another day."

May 24 - Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo. - Heat race: 1 (2); Feature: 3 (8).

"There was another great crowd at Lake Ozark," Brown said. "Knowing we had a big weekend coming up with the Outlaws we wanted to get some laps there. Plus it's always good to race in front of our local fans and partners. The Goodson Family of Impact Signs, Awnings, Wraps were there with us.

"We won the heat so we had good car speed. Then we started eighth in the A Main and charged our way to the front. After 40 laps we ended third. I felt like we were as good if not a tick better than the top two the last five laps, but we ran out of laps. Dominic (Scelzi) did a great job and Sam (Hafertepe Jr.) is the man to beat right now in the 360s so it was a good night for us."

UP NEXT - Friday and Saturday at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo ., with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

"I'm really looking forward to a weekend with the Outlaws again at Lake Ozark with a huge crowd," Brown said. "Racing with fans is back and I couldn't be more excited about it. Chad, Nate and my dad did a great job last weekend during a three-day weekend and I'm proud of where we are headed as a team."

SEASON STATS -

12 races, 0 wins, 2 top fives, 6 top 10s, 8 top 15s, 8 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.BrianBrownRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrianBrown21

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Brian-Brown-Racing-200630163294222/

About Casey's General Stores -

Casey's General Stores is a Fortune 500 company operating over 2,100 convenience stores in 16 states. Founded more than 50 years ago, the company has grown to become the fourth-largest convenience store retailer and the fifth-largest pizza chain in the United States. Often located in the heart of its communities, Casey's General Stores provides freshly prepared foods, quality gasoline, and friendly service at every location. Guests can enjoy famous, made-from-scratch pizza, donuts, other assorted bakery items, and (at select stores) Casey's made-to-order sub sandwiches. Learn more and order online at http://www.Caseys.com.

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FVP products are verified, proven, and built to the industry's highest quality standards. Visit http://www.FVPparts.com to learn more.

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Ditzfeld Transfer

Ditzfeld, Inc., which is located in Sedalia, Mo., is one of the Midwest's leading transportation, warehouse and distribution service providers. In addition to transportation, the business has grown to include residential and commercial container and trash services as well as charter bus services. For more information, visit http://www.DitzfeldInc.com.

"Ditzfeld Transfer was my first ever sponsor," Brown said. "They have a great business and are a great family. It's cool that as we continue to grow and travel more that we have our original partners like Ditzfeld Transfer."

Brown would also like to thank Casey's General Stores, FVP, FVP Stay Tuned, Impact Signs, Awnings, Wraps, Champion Brands, Rams Racing, MC Power, Housby, Fischer Body Shop, Maxim Racing, J.D. Welding & Machine, Weld Wheels, Smiley's Racing Products, The Waldinger Corporation, Restless Distillery, Factory Kahne Shocks, C & M Lawn & Landscape, Lincoln Electric, K&N Filters, www.HostIowa.net, FSR Racing Products, Ti64, ATL Tanks, Wolfe Eye Clinic, Bell Helmets, K1 RaceGear, Clem's Helmets, Vortex Wings, All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, Kenny's Components, Rod End Supply, Winters Performance Products, Cometic Gaskets, KSE Racing Products, ISC Racers Tape, Kinsler Fuel Injection, Racing Optics, Donovan, Hoosier Tires, NGK Spark Plugs, XYZ Machining, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Red Devil Brakes, Schoenfeld Headers, 6B Apparel, Garrett Racing Engines and MSD Ignition for their continued support.

 

 

Daniel Excited to Invade Lake Ozark Speedway for World of Outlaws Event

Inside Line Promotions - PEVELY, Mo. (May 27, 2020) - Mason Daniel has found memories of Lake Ozark Speedway, where he will return to action this weekend during a World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series doubleheader.

Daniel ended last year by tying his third-best result during World of Outlaws competition at the oval in Eldon, Mo., where he placed 18 th at the Jason Johnson Classic in October.

"We finished strong last year with how we had the car," he said. "We figured out what would work. It's nice going into this weekend where we can look back at it and have a good place to start. Plus it's a confidence boost when you go back to a track where you felt like you did well and learned a lot the last time."

Daniel continues to lead the World of Outlaws Rookie of the Year Award standings entering the two-day show on Friday and Saturday. The car count for this weekend's event will be more similar to a regular event in the 30s rather than the 60-plus drivers who tackled a two-day event at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 last weekend.

"It's hard when there's that many cars there because it's like the Knoxville Nationals every night," he said. "You have to be on point from the start and if you aren't it shows up really quickly."

Daniel improved his results throughout his debut at the high-banked track, qualifying better and ending the night with a better feature outing from Friday to Saturday.

"I think we got better as the weekend went on," he said. "I like that track. It was something new and challenging. I enjoyed it. I look forward to whenever we get the opportunity to go back so that I can apply everything I learned."

QUICK RESULTS -

May 22 - Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. - Qualifying: 27; Non-qualifier race: 8 (7); D Main: 5 (6).

May 23 - Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. - Qualifying: 14; Heat race: 10 (7); C Main: 4 (3).

SEASON STATS -

9 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 0 top 10s, 1 top 15, 1 top 20

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.masondanielracing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MasonDRacing

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - TruStar Energy

TruStar Energy, which is a Fortistar Company, is one of the largest developers of infrastructure for CNG fueling stations. The company understands customers need options regarding how they fuel their fleets, from the type of CNG station needed to the amount of fuel required to how the station is funded. TruStar Energy's transparent approach to CNG puts the owner at ease by offering realistic options that dovetail perfectly with their business model and expectations. To learn more, visit http://www.TruStarEnergy.com.

"We're extremely grateful and excited for the support of TruStar Energy and we can't wait to showcase the company in 2020 as we embark upon the World of Outlaws trail for the first time," Daniel said. "The last couple of years has been a climb and we're glad to have TruStar Energy on board for our biggest season yet."

Daniel would like to thank Young's Commercial Transfer, Valley Pacific, Dillon Risk Management, BTC Bank, Extreme Brand Products, Razzle Dazzle, King Racing Products, QA1 Rod Ends, Stevie Smith Titanium, Wings Unlimited, Bell Helmets, Golden State Peterbilt, E.M. Tharp, Fresno Truck Center and Suncrest Bank for their continued support.

 

 

POWRi Lucas Oil WAR and Iowa Sprint Leagues Combine to Replace Racing Weekends

Belleville, IL. (05/27/2020) Originally slated as a stand-alone weekend as the start of the season for the POWRi Lucas Oil Iowa Sprint League, Friday, June 5th and Saturday, June 6th is now a joint event for both the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League and the POWRi Lucas Oil Iowa Sprint League. Combining League forces for Friday's event with extra money on the line at a new location.

Initially scheduled to race at US-36 Raceway and Bethany Speedway for the weekend, the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR and Iowa Sprint Leagues together will now venture to the "Hawkeye State" for a visit to the 3/8th mile oval of Lee County Speedway on Friday, June 5th with $3000 to WIN and $300 to start. Located on the north edge of Donnellson, Iowa on the Lee County Fairgrounds, pits will open at 4:00 pm with racing shifting into high-gear at 7:00 pm.

Then on Saturday, 6th June the weekend of non-wing action continues in the "Show-Me-State" as the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League will visit Valley Speedway in Grain Valley, Missouri for more epic racing endeavors. Pit-Gates will open at 2:00 pm with Hot-Laps at 6:30, racing action to follow. Race-fans unable to make it to the tracks June 5th and June 6th can catch all the action streaming live on POWRi.TV for subscribers.

Currently, POWRi officials are working on revising the June schedule to comply with state and local regulations. POWRi officials encourage drivers and teams to ease the strain of pre-entry by utilizing the online features for the POWRi Membership forms available at www.powri.com, under the membership tab. POWRi rules, contingencies, forms, and event-payouts can be found under the info tab at the top of the POWRi website.

POWRi is currently working on revising June events with updates upcoming. Follow along for more information such as race recaps, updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, or on Twitter & Instagram at @POWRi_Racing or on Facebook at POWRi.

 

 

Blake Hahn Takes USAC Midget Outing As Learning Experience

Bryan Hulbert - TULSA, Okla. (May 27, 2020) Taking on Port City Raceway this past weekend with the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship, Blake Hahn fell short of advancing to the A-Feature both nights. While not happy with the performance, Hahn walked away knowing where he needs to improve.
Ninth in the B-Feature Friday night after winning the C-Feature, Saturday saw the Oil Fire Whiskey No. 52 missing the transfer to the A-Feature by one spot.
"Racing, we were fine, but I screwed myself up with my qualifying. Not putting myself in the right position, I was buried and just didn't dig myself out fast enough," explained Hahn. "When I have that car to chase, or I know I'm being chased it makes a difference. Being on the track by myself, for some reason, I don't push the car as hard and that's when I need to drive to the point of barely hanging on."
Looking to his next chance to get behind the wheel, Hahn has several options close to home at POWRi Midgets, and ASCS Sooner all have shows within a couple of hours of the team's shop.
"Right now, we're not sure what we're going to do. I might do both, but it just depends. A lot of it is going to depend on the weather. We're also getting ready for the All-Star swing through here next week, so we might just take time off and focus on that."
The 2020 season is Blake Hahn's 18th year of racing. Starting in Jr. Sprints at the Tulsa Shootout, Hahn has progressed through the ranks with over 90 victories across Micros, Midgets, and Sprint Cars. For continued updates on Blake Hahn Racing, log onto http://www.blakehahnracing.com.
2020 Season to Date:
Events: 11; Wins -0; Top 5 - 3; Top 10 - 4;
Coming Up:
TBA
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Robert Ballou Makes Return to Racing in Posse Country

PETERSEN MEDIA: Just shy of one calendar year since strapping into a racecar after a devasting arm injury last June, and turning competitive laps, Robert Ballou stepped out of his comfort zone to make his return to racing as he traveled to Lincoln Speedway in Pennsylvania and competed in a winged 410ci sprint car race.

“It felt great to strap back into a racecar and compete in a race,” Robert Ballou said. “Working with Don Ott was awesome, and we learned a little something each time we hit the track.

With 49 cars packed into the pit area for this event, Ballou timed the Don Ott Racing Engines/JE Pistons/Moose Blocks backed No. 12 entry in 11th quickest in the qualifying flight.

Moving into his heat race, the Rocklin, CA driver found himself in a transfer position directly into the feature event, but an issue while exiting turn two saw Ballou lose the handle and bring his heat race to a close.

Making his way into the ‘B’, Ballou would look for a berth into the 35-lap feature event, though he would have his work cut out coming from the tail end of the field.

With Ott and himself making a couple of adjustments before the ‘B’, Ballou would continue to show speed with the wing adorned on his car, as he worked his way forward. Get comfortable lap after lap, Ballou would make a ton of headway in the race, but his 9th place finish would bring his night to an end.

“It was good to get some competitive laps under our belts and get a feel for each other,” Ballou said. “Looking forward to what this year will offer, and have to thank everyone who supports this race team.”

Robert Ballou would like to thank Abreu Vineyards, Deaton’s Waterfront Service, Rossie Feed and Grain, Berks Western Telecom, Inc., MPHG Promotion, Suburban Subaru, Jamie Davidson Scrap Metal, Twister-X, Hinchman Indy, Don Ott Racing Engines, Manvel Motorsports, Blakesley Auto, Olson Custom Design, Konnected Clothing, Hooker Harness, Indy Race Parts, Hoosier Tire, Schoenfeld Headers, ISC Racers Tape, Chalk Racing Products, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Saldana Racing Products, Moose Blocks, Inc., JE Pistons, AO Designs, and Arai Helmets for their support.

ON TAP: Robert Ballou is slated to return to Pennsylvania on Friday night at Selinsgrove Speedway and Saturday at Lincoln Speedway.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts- 1, Wins- 0 Top 5’s- 0, Top-10’s- 0

STAY CONNECTED: Stay up to speed with ‘The Mad Man’ by following him on Twitter @RoberBallou81, liking https://www.facebook.com/robertballoumotorsports/, or by clicking over to www.balloumotorsports.com.

 

 

2nd at 34 Raceway Highlights Paul Nienhiser’s Return to Racing

PETERSEN MEDIA: Climbing back aboard a winged sprint car for the first time since November’s World Finals in Charlotte, NC, Paul Nienhiser would get back to work over the Memorial Day Weekend as he battled with the World of Outlaws in Pevely, MO before recording a second place finish at 34 Raceway.

“Aside from Chili Bowl, it was my first laps in racecar all year long,” Paul Nienhiser said. “Our base package was pretty similar to what we have been running, and luckily Friday night I was able to get us into a heat out of time trials and get us going.”

With 63 cars in the pit area, Nienhiser would time the CAM2 Blue Blood Racing Oil/Mason Sound/Innovative Design backed No. 9x machine in 20th quickest, good enough to move him into a heat race.

Lining up 10th in his heat race, the Chapin, IL driver would finish ninth which sent him into the ‘B’ Main. Lining up in the eighth row of the semi, Nienhiser would need to work his way into the Top-Four if we wanted to move into the feature event.

Able to make a little headway and make some moves, Nienhiser’s 12th place finish in the semi would bring his return to racing to a close.

Back at I-55 Raceway on Saturday night, an extremely slick racing surface would greet competitors early in the program and Nienhiser would time in 13th fastest and again move straight into a heat race.

Starting and finishing seventh in his heat, Nienhiser would fail to make the direct transfer into the feature event, and would again find himself in the night’s ‘B’ Main.

Getting a good jump at the start of the ‘B’, Nienhiser would surge into a transfer spot only to the see the yellow lights turn on and negate his early progress. The next attempted start would go a bit different for Nienhiser and he would find himself buried inside the Top-10.

Able to fight his way up to eighth, Nienhiser would again bring his night to an early end following the semi.

Shifting gears on Sunday night, Nienhiser would travel to Burlington, IA where he would hop in Scott Bonar’s No. 50 machine.

Lining up 10th in his heat race, Nienhiser would put on quite the show and tabulate a ton of passing points as he worked his way forward and into the second position when the checkered flag flew.

Sitting atop the event point standings following heat race’s, Nienhiser would pull the four pill in the redraw and line up in the second row for the nightly dash. Finishing third, the inversion draw would put Nienhiser in the third row for the 25-lap feature event.

From his third row starting position, Nienhiser would continue to showcase an extremely strong entry as he got up into second and began the challenge race leader, Kyle Offill.

Trying to find a way past Offill, incidental contact would occur between the two drivers but they would keep on their way as Ninehiser continued to run in second. Not going away easily, Nienhiser would be unable to by Offill and capped his night with a second-place finish.

“Sunday night we were really good all night long, and I have to thank Scott Bonar for the opportunity to run his car again,” Nienhiser said. “I hate that we still have not been able to get him a win, but we are really fast, and I am hopeful we can get back to racing soon.”

Nienhiser would like to thank CAM2 Blue Blood Racing Oil, Mason Sound, Innovative Design, Bradshaw Custom Pumping, Wessler Bros. Agency, Bob Hawks Auto Body, Littleton Storm & Timber, Fierce Herbicide, Sunstoppers Window Tinting, Engler Machine and Tool, FK Indy, Rider Racing Engines, Kaeding Performance, Smith Titanium Products, Vortex Wings, Signature Signs and Design, and Team Simpson for their continued support.

2020 BY THE NUMBERS: Races-5, Wins-0, Top 5’s-1, Top 10’s-2

ON TAP: Paul Nienhiser is unsure where his next race will be at this time.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay updated with Paul Nienhiser by following him on Twitter @Paul_Nienhiser or by clicking over to www.paulnienhiser.com.

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Texas Sprint Series Spring Sprint Shakedown Coming to Boyd Raceway on Friday, May 29th!

Boyd, TX (5/20/20) by DarinShort.com. While we wait for two more days until the Texas Sprint Series (TSS) for RaceSaver IMCA sprint cars invade Monarch Motor Speedway on May 22nd, the series will then travel to Boyd Raceway on Friday, May 29th with the running of the Spring Sprint Shakedown. TSS driver pre-entry to the event is now open.

TSS Drivers planning on competing in the TSS portion of the Boyd event must pre-enter at www.raceTSS.com (on the ‘rules’ page) by Tuesday, May 26th. A complete program of Boyd Raceway divisions will round out the 6-division racing card. (Note that pre-entry for Monarch on 5/22 is closed.)

Drivers: Pre-entry is now open for the Boyd event. Make sure you’ve read all the information under the Drivers/Rules link at www.raceTSS.com – which will make your evening more enjoyable. The draw-cutoff/drivers meeting on 5/29 is slated for 7:15pm, with hot laps at 8pm and racing at 8:30pm.

Boyd Raceway is located at 376 Raceway Lane in Boyd, Texas 76023. Click www.BoydRaceway.com for complete track details. By searching ‘Boyd Raceway’ on Facebook, you can check out the very latest in track updates, pictures and much more.

EVENT SPECIFICS:

- AFFORDABLE FAMILY FUN! Adult G.A. (ages 12-54) JUST $15! Kids 6-11 are $5. Pit passes $35.

- Gates open at 6pm. First green flag slated for 8:30pm. Texas Sprint Series rules and purse are in effect. Click www.BoydRaceway.com for all track information.

THANK YOU to all the teams, fans, marketing partners, series workers, track workers, series tracks and vendors for their support of the Texas Sprint Series, and we’d like to take a moment to acknowledge our 2020 marketing partners:

All Import Auto Parts, SCP Polymers, Smiley's Racing Products - The Official Page, Velocita-USA, Sunoco Race Fuels, Henderson Properties - Ron Henderson, Precision Reprographics, Allard Racing Engines, Superior Steering Wheels, Woods Transmission & General Auto Repair and ABC Pick & Pull. If you’d like to get your business in front of our loyal fans, contact us today. We can help develop an effective and budget-pleasing solution!

Here is the current Texas Sprint Series schedule for 2020 – as of May 20, 2020:

SAT 3/07 TSS - Kennedale Speedway Park (winner Casey Burkham)

FRI 3/27 TSS - Boyd Raceway (postponed until 5/29)

FRI 4/10 TSS - Heart O' Texas Speedway (postponed until 7/24)

SAT 4/11 TSS - Kennedale Speedway Park (postponed until 6/6)

FRI 4/17 TSS - Monarch Motor Speedway (postponed until 5/22)

SAT 5/2 TSS - Abilene Speedway (postponed until 7/11)

FRI 5/22 TSS - Monarch Motor Speedway

FRI 5/29 TSS - Boyd Raceway

SAT 6/6 TSS - Kennedale Speedway Park

SAT 6/13 TSS - Grayson County Speedway

SAT 6/20 TSS - 82 Speedway

FRI 6/26 TSS - RAINDATE

FRI 7/3 TSS - Boyd Raceway

SAT 7/11 TSS - Abilene Speedway

FRI 7/24 TSS - Heart O' Texas Speedway

SAT 8/1 TSS - Abilene Speedway

SAT 8/29 TSS - Southern Oklahoma Speedway

SAT 9/12 TSS - Grayson County Speedway

SAT 9/19 TSS - 82 Speedway

In 2020, the Texas Sprint Series has coordinated our schedule with the Sprint Car Bandits series and would like to thank them for handling the scheduling process between all of the tracks in the area so race fans and teams don't have to pick or choose 'which' winged sprint car series to watch - as on any given night in 2020, there are no overlapping Texas Sprint Series or Sprint Car Bandits series events. This way race fans, teams, sponsors and tracks ALL WIN! We'd also like to thank our series marketing

partners, as with their help we're able to bring teams, fans and tracks this awesome series! Please click their links below & be sure to thank them for their support!

THANK YOU to all the teams, fans, marketing partners, series workers, track workers, series tracks and vendors for their support of the Texas Sprint Series throughout the years, and we’d like to take a moment to acknowledge our marketing partners at this point going into the 2020 season:

All Import Auto Parts, SCP Polymers, Smiley's Racing Products, Velocita-USA, Sunoco Race Fuels, Henderson Properties - Ron Henderson, Precision Reprographics, Allard Racing Engines, Superior Steering Wheels, Woods Transmission & General Auto Repair and ABC Pick & Pull – and if you’d like to get your business in front of our loyal fans, contact us today. We can help develop an effective and budget-pleasing solution!

Join us *FRIDAY* MAY 29th at 8:30pm for a great night of family fun, featuring the RaceSaver IMCA Texas Sprint Series; plus the IMCA Modifieds, SportMods, Stock Cars & Sport Compacts; plus the Factory Stocks at Boyd Raceway located near Boyd Texas!

 

 

Canales Racing and Colby Copeland open campaign at Marysville Raceway on Memorial Day

By Gary Thomas

Marysville, CA – May 27, 2020…Kicking-off their season at Marysville Raceway on Monday night Canales Racing and driver Colby Copeland had their sights set on a solid outing, until a lap-nine issue relegated them to a 13th place finish in the feature.

The Memorial Day showcase was billed as the “Yuba River Gold Rush” and marked the third consecutive race at the track that has been held without fans in the stands.

A solid field of 45-cars were on hand for the special event that was shown to a worldwide audience on Speed Shift TV. Copeland opened the night by qualifying fifth overall in the first flight of time-trials aboard the Econo Lube N’ Tune & Brakes/ Eagle Companies Inc./ Geico Insurance machine. He then started on the outside of the front row in his heat race and immediately took command at the waving of the green flag.

The Roseville, California competitor drove away from the field to claim victory and lock up a place in the main event redraw, where he ultimately pulled the four pill. Starting outside the second row Copeland got even with Andy Forsberg for second on the opening circuit, before settling into fourth while trying a higher line than most in the early stages. He ran there until getting into a spin on lap-nine, forcing him to the rear of the field.

Restarting at the tail Copeland then worked his way back to 13th over the remaining laps in the feature.

“The 5C had great speed all night long on Monday and was fun to drive,” he commented. “It was a technical track and I was trying to find something up top early on, but lost traction in the second corner and unfortunately killed the engine. I am looking forward to the next race, whenever that may be for us.”

Copeland and the No. 5C team had planned to tackle both the King of the West-NARC and Sprint Car Challenge Tour schedules this season, but each series has been shelved for the time being due to Covid-19. Upcoming events are still to be determined and will be announced when available.

Canales Racing and Colby Copeland would like to thank Econo Lube N’ Tune & Brakes, Eagle Companies Inc., Geico Insurance, American River Overhead Door Inc., FVP, NOS Energy Drink, Northstar Concrete Pumping, Borello Race Engines, Performance Powder Coating and Sandblasting, Les Schwab Tires of Antelope, Bianchi Farms, Vanlare Steering Repair, A.R.T. Enterprises, Tognottis and Konnected Clothing for their support this season.

Colby Copeland Yuba River Gold Rush Quick Recap-

Marysville Raceway May 25th: Qualified (5th in Flight A), Heat Race (1st), A-main (13th)

Upcoming Races-

To be decided

Social Spotlight-

To follow along with Colby Copeland and Canales Racing be sure to like the No. 5C team on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Canales-Racing-115829665102935/

 

 

RIP WILLIAMS VS RICHARD GRIFFIN IN PERRIS AUTO SPEEDWAY FANS BEST SPRINT CAR DRIVER CHALLENGE

(Perris, CA, May 26, 2020) When the finals of the “Perris Auto Speedway Fan’s Best Sprint Car Driver Challenge Poll” opens on Wednesday, May 27, it will be just like old times as “The Gasman” Richard Griffin and Rip Williams will vie for the title. In the first seven years of the track’s history, Williams, and Griffin, who are now both members of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame, were the two biggest heroes at the Riverside County half-mile clay oval.

97365303_3804462942961162_4717455717009719296_n.jpg Rip Williams. Perris Auto Speedway Photo.

gasman 50 car-scott d.jpg "The Gasman" Richard Griffin. Perris Auto S[eedway photo.

The poll, which has proven to be popular with fans during the Covid19 crisis, matched the eight winningest sprint car drivers in the tracks first 24 seasons. To get to the final, both Williams and Griffin had to win two preliminary rounds. Griffin narrowly beat Damion Gardner in a round one matchup by taking 53% of the votes to Gardner’s 47%. Williams's preliminary round one win saw him capture 73% of the votes to Mike Kirby’s 27%.

In the semifinals, Griffin was matched up against Cory Kruseman and he again narrowly prevailed with a 52% count from the voters to Kruseman’s 48%. The closest race of the entire contest so far came the semifinal that matched Williams against Mike Spencer. 931 ballots were cast, and the lead seesawed back in forth before Williams edged Spencer 51% to 49%! That worked out to only 13 more votes (472 for Williams to Spencer’s 459).

Voting for the final will begin at 4:00 P.M. Pacific on Wednesday, May 27th and will conclude at 4:00 P.M. on Saturday, May 30th. Interested fans can vote by going to the poll on the Perris Auto Speedway Facebook page and scrolling down to the poll which will be near the top.

Round #1

Cory Kruseman 62% (139) over Rickie Gaunt 38% (87)

Richard Griffin 53% (134) over Damion Gardner 47% (118)

Rip Williams 74% (171) over Mike Kirby 27% (73)

Mike Spencer 60% (146) over Tony Jones 40% (98)

Semifinal #1

Richard Griffin 52% (63) over Cory Kruseman 48% (58)

Semifinal #2

Rip Williams 51% (472) over Mike Spencer 49% (459)

Final

Rip Williams vs Richard Griffin

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Perris Auto Speedway is conveniently located on the SoCal Fair and Event Center (home of October’s Southern California Fair), approximately one-hour east of Los Angeles and one-hour North of San Diego. To get to the track, take the 215 freeway, on the Ramona Expressway and go three miles east to the fairgrounds. For directions on MapQuest, the address to enter is: 18700 Lake Perris Drive and the zip code is 92571.

Perris Auto Speedway wants to thank its corporate partners for the 2019 season. Ahern Equipment Rentals, All Coast Construction, Battery Systems, Budweiser, Bud’s Tire Pro, Chris’ Hauling, City of Perris, Communication Innovations, Daytona Boat & RV Storage, Ed Moore Bullet Proof Driveshaft, Flowdynamics, HD Industries, Hoosier Tires, Inland Rigging, Living Water’s Hospice, LKQ Pick Your Part, Luke’s Transmission, Pepsi-Cola, Pole Position, PrintItNow.com, Rainbow Bolt & Supply, Rugged Radios, Shaver Specialties, Square H, Sunoco Race Fuels, Trench Shoring, Upland Rock, Varner Construction and Vista Paint.

Video and DVD productions of all racing sprint cars events at Perris Auto Speedway are available from Loudpedal Productions. For more information on these productions you can contact them by calling (805) 844-3854, E-mailing mailto:trtruex@gmail.com or you can visit the website LoudPedal Productions.

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LET'S GO RACING!

Following all state and local guidelines, Knoxville Raceway will host its 2020 Pella Motors/Kraig Ford Season Opener on June 6!

Hot laps will begin at 6:45pm, local time. Adult tickets are $15; Teens are $10; Children 12 and under are free.

Open practice sessions will be held on Thursday, June 4 and Friday, June 5. Start time will be announced soon. The grandstands will be open and admission is FREE for spectators. All guests must follow all social distancing guidelines throughout practice nights.

Per state restrictions, Knoxville Raceway will be be operating at 50% capacity in the grandstands. Fans will also have to comply with social distancing at all times while on track property.

Additional sanitizer and hand washing stations have been added under the grandstands and in the infield. Masks are highly recommended for all spectators. Plexi glass dividers have been installed at all points of purchase. High-contact areas will be continuously cleaned throughout race nights.

A full list of protocols and guidelines will be posted at www.KnoxvilleRaceway.com later this week. Please contact KendraJ@KnoxvilleRaceway.com.

 

 

Dover Dominates 4th annual Memorial Duels at Park Jefferson International Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. (May 26, 2020) - Jack Dover is off to the hottest start of his sprint car career.

Dover earned his second straight triumph - in less than one week - during his third race of the season last Saturday at Park Jefferson International Speedway, where he debuted his No. 53 after spending the first two races behind the wheel of Chris Roseland's No. 84.

"Any time you can win it's awesome, but to get back-to-back wins is a great start to the season," Dover said. "Hopefully this continues."

Dover broke out a brand new car for the 4th annual Memorial Duels featuring the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprint Series and the Midwest Sprint Touring Series. He kicked off the action by maneuvering from sixth to win a heat race.

"We had a bunch of confidence because of the win last Sunday," he said. "That helps going into a show like that. We didn't know how it was going to go because it's all new stuff on my car. We were a little hesitant, but it pretty much drove like my car last year. It felt good.

"We got up to second pretty quick in the heat race. Everyone was running around the top. I searched around and found the bottom line in turns three and four. There was still a little moisture down there. I ran down the leader and got past him on Lap 7. The last three laps we were down quite a bit of power. All the nozzles plugged up. I was riding around hoping we wouldn't get passed."

The performance earned Dover a spot into the feature redraw and he pulled the No. 1 to garner the pole position for the main event, which was shortened to 18 laps because of track conditions.

"When we get a new fuel tank we're supposed to wash them out, which we did in the offseason," he said. "After the heat we took it off and washed it again. We cleaned the nozzles and the fuel filters. It was good in the feature. That was a good track to start on the pole because it'd taken rubber. It was in the middle in turns one and two and the bottom of turns three and four. I knew I just had to save my tires and everybody would use their tires trying to get to me."

Dover did just that and maintained the top spot throughout the feature to claim the triumph.

He was slated to return to the track on Monday, but the race rained out.

QUICK RESULTS -

May 23 - Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, S.D. - Heat race: 1 (6); Feature: 1 (1).

SEASON STATS -

2 races, 1 win, 2 top fives, 2 top 10s, 2 top 15s, 2 top 20s

UP NEXT -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.JackDoverRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/JackDoverRacing

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jackdoverracing?fref=ts

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - True Trucking

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"True Trucking specializes in everything when it comes to hauling," Dover said. "They can pretty much do it all. The True's are family friends who have always been there to support me. I appreciate their partnership and look forward to reaching Victory Lane with them a lot."

Dover would also like to thank Liquid Trucking, Carpet Land, SSS Motorsports, Certified Transmission, Backlund Plumbing, Speedway Graphics, Thorpe's Body Shop, Speedway Engines, Volvo Trucks of Omaha, Husker Diesel, Spike Chassis, Sway Away, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Schoenfeld Headers, Langfeldt Overhead Doors, K&N Filters, FK Rod Ends, DMI, Vortex Wings, Speedway Motors, Ostransky Farms, R&G Services and Industrial Plating for their continued support.

 

 

Price Scores First Top 10 of Season at Park Jefferson International Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. (May 26, 2020) - Robbie Price highlighted two nights of Memorial Day Weekend competition with a seventh-place finish on Saturday evening during the 4th annual Memorial Duels at Park Jefferson International Speedway.

The top-10 finish was the best result of the 2020 racing season for the Cobble Hill, B.C., Canada, native and came after a week off because of uncertain weather conditions. Price also competed Sunday at Lake Ozark Speedway, where he came up one spot short of making the feature.

"We were really good Saturday, but the repairs put us behind the eight ball a bit in terms of starting position," he said. "It's a shame we couldn't follow it up Sunday with a better run, but we gained more experience and we're getting better."

Saturday night's Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprint Series and Midwest Sprint Touring Series event began with misfortune for Price, who lined up fourth in a heat race. Unfortunately, a parts failure caused him to drop out, relegating him to a sixth-place finish. Price proved resilient as he rallied from the 12th starting position in the B Main to finish third and qualify for the A Main.

"We were really cruising along there pretty good in the heat race and we were in prime position to make the feature redraw," he said. "Unfortunately, something broke on the car and that all went out the window. We made the best of it though and got it in the show anyway."

On a track that took rubber early in the night, Price once again showed his team had speed as he passed 14 cars to place seventh and earn the Hard Charger Award. More impressive was the fact that he did it in only 18 laps after officials shortened the feature because of track conditions. The finish was a much-needed confidence boost for the young driver after a slow start to the season.

"We were passing cars left and right and if we'd had more laps we'd have done even better," he said. "We showed everyone there that we had a car capable of winning and I was really proud of my team's effort."

Price traveled 436 miles overnight to compete on Sunday in Missouri, where he began the night by finishing fourth in a heat race at Lake Ozark Speedway. As a result, Price had to run in the B Main and he finished where he started - fourth - one spot shy of advancing to the main event.

"We were battling there in the heat race and we just ended up tagging the wall a bit and the car just wasn't the same after that," he said. "It just goes to show that you have got to be on top of your game each night or this sport will eat you up. We'll take what we learned and get better."

Next up for Price will be a trip to Oklahoma for two nights of racing with the ASCS Sooner Region. He will visit Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker on Friday during the Red Dirt Classic and on Saturday Price will head to Tri-State Speedway in Pocola for the 13th annual Danny Martinez Jr. Memorial.

"It's really great that we're getting back to normalcy and racing a little more frequently and I'm ready for two nights of racing," he said. "Both of these tracks are new to me so we'll roll her off the trailer and see where we stand in hot laps and hopefully we'll leave with more good finishes."

QUICK RESULTS -

May 23 - Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, S.D. - Heat race: 6 (5); B Main: 3 (12); Feature: 7 (21).

May 24 - Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo. - Heat race: 4 (3); B Main: 4 (4).

SEASON STATS -

7 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 1 top 10, 2 top 15s, 4 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday at Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla., for the Red Dirt Classic and Saturday at Tri-State Speedway in Pocola, Okla., for the 13th annual Danny Martinez Jr. Memorial with the ASCS Sooner Region

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/RPrice21

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rpracing21/

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"I'm really thankful to bring on Beaufort Self Storage as a partner for the 2020 racing season and I'm looking forward to bringing new eyes to their business," Price said. "You can never have enough storage space and these guys are the best."

Price would like to thank Wildlight Motorsports Photography, Shockwave Motorsports, Millstone Heating & Sheet Metal, Shark Racing Engines, Triple X Race Components, Highline Performance and Champion Brands for their continued support.

 

 

Kaleb Johnson Earns Top-Five Finish During Season Debut

Inside Line Promotions - NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. (May 26, 2020) - Kaleb Johnson scored a top-five result during his season debut last Saturday night at the 4th annual Memorial Duels hosted by Park Jefferson International Speedway, which featured nearly 40 competitors in the Midwest Sprint Touring Series and Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprints event.

"I was really pleased with the way our night went," said Johnson, who finished fourth in the night's main event. "It definitely helps to start in front. I dropped back a couple of spots, but I got beat by experience there so I can't get too mad about that.

"The night went especially well considering it was our first night of the season. In the past, we've often battled issues or had things go wrong on opening night. This time we were able to spend more time focusing on setting up the race car."

Johnson's night got off to a good start with a pill draw that placed him on the outside of the front row of the first heat race.

"I knew I needed to have a good start in the heat race and probably needed to win it if I was going to have a good starting spot for the feature," he said. "I was able to do that and maintain the lead following a restart. I was lucky we were in the first heat race because there was still a little bit of track left."

His heat race victory qualified Johnson for the feature redraw.

"I made sure I didn't draw for us in the redraw and that played a big part in our night," he said while laughing. "Our little buddy, Owen Trondson, drew the No. 2 for us. We really appreciated his draw and enjoyed his involvement with our team."

Johnson lined up alongside Jack Dover on the front row of the main event.

"I knew the start would be iffy starting alongside Jack," he said. "You really have to be on your 'A' game against him. I knew he'd try to get himself in the rubber at the start and that's what he did. He pulled away and I spun my tires a bit, which allowed Chris Martin to get by me for second.

"I was able to run third for a while until we had a red flag. After the restart, Jason Martin got by me. I stuck with him for a bit before we eventually got strung out. It was kind of follow-the-leader after that."

A scheduled return to the oval on Monday rained out.

Next up for Johnson is a Midwest Sprint Touring Series race this Saturday at I-90 Speedway in Hartford, S.D.

QUICK RESULTS -

May 23 - Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, S.D. - Heat race: 1 (2); Feature: 4 (2).

SEASON STATS -

1 race, 0 wins, 1 top five, 1 top 10, 1 top 15, 1 top 20

UP NEXT -

Saturday at I-90 Speedway in Hartford, S.D., with the Midwest Sprint Touring Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.kalebjohnsonracing.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Kaleb___Johnson

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KalebJohnsonRacing22

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Oddson Underground

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"We're really excited to have Oddson Underground return to our team this year," Johnson said. "They came on board with us in a pretty big way last year and we're looking forward to continuing our partnership with them."

Johnson would also like to thank Merle Johnson Farm Toys, GRP Motorsports, JF Capital, Snyder Tree Service, State Bank of Fairmont, Sea Foam, Schaeffer's Oil, Hepfner Racing Products, DeBerg Concrete, Big Al's Diecasts, The Ron Weber Team, DeBerg Flooring, Dave's Lawncare, Guaranteed Rate - Mike Brudigan Home Loans, Triple M Trucking, Last Deck and Marthaler Dodge for their continued support.

 

 

Sides Wraps Up World of Outlaws Event in Pevely With Good Rally

Inside Line Promotions - PEVELY, Mo. (May 26, 2020) - Jason Sides passed the third-most cars last Saturday during the finale of a World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series doubleheader at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55.

It was a good moment to cap a busy two-day event that featured 60-plus drivers at the high-banked oval, where Sides began the action on Friday by qualifying third quickest in his group.

"The first night we got a good pill draw and had a decent qualifying lap," he said. "Our heat race didn't go as planned. I got shoved up a little. It's just part of racing. (Brad) Sweet got underneath us and I tried to turn under him, but it started spinning. Then (Carson) Macedo got by so we ended up fourth."

The fourth-place finish locked Sides into the 14th starting position in the main event.

"They went back and tilled the track," he said. "Marred that far back I wasn't near free enough and was too tight until about four or five laps from the end. I got lapped and then it got spaced out where I could run the last few laps how I wanted to. It felt much better, but by then it's too late."

Sides was credited with a 17th-place result.

The weekend concluded on Saturday. Sides timed in 14th quickest in his group, but a seventh-place finish in a heat race relegated him to the Last Chance Showdown. He ended 11th in that race and was forced to use a provisional to tag the field in the main event.

"We had a pretty decent pill draw for qualifying and I just didn't get all I could," he said. "I slipped up a little in a corner. I went from having a decent time to 14th. Then in the heat it started well. We got up to fifth on the bottom and just didn't get off the bottom in time. That let Ian Madsen and Aaron Reutzel back by. The Last Chance Showdown was stacked with cars so we had to take a provisional.

"We got a couple of good starts and passed a few cars early in the feature. Everybody got to running the top. I was trying the bottom, but it dried out pretty quick. I got a few cars down there, but probably stayed down too long. By the time I got up top here comes the leader and I got lapped right before an early caution. From that point you're just racing with the few guys who are lapped."

Sides was able to maneuver to an 18th-place result. His eight positions gained were the third most.

Next up is a two-day show at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., this Friday and Saturday.

QUICK RESULTS -

May 22 - Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. - Qualifying: 3; Heat race: 4 (2); Feature: 17 (14).

May 23 - Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. - Qualifying: 14; Heat race: 7 (7); B Main: 11 (8); Feature: 18 (26).

SIDES MOTORSPORTS SEASON STATS -

14 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 1 top 10, 3 top 15s, 8 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.SidesMotorsports.com

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/SidesMotorsport

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sides-Motorsports/283833970847?ref=br_tf

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Jim Schuhknecht

"Jim started helping out a few years ago," Sides said. "He's a really good guy who is a big fan of the sport. Jim has helped me when I've needed it the most and we really appreciate his support."

Sides would also like to thank Wetherington Tractor Service, Inc., East Coast Logistics, BR Motorsports, VRP Shocks, King Racing Products, Dancer Logistics, Inc., TORA TORA, R.E. Enterprises, FSR Radiators, Mid-States Equipment, Brad, Driven Racing Oil, Ingles Racing Engines, Wings Unlimited and All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads for their continued support.

 

 

Kerry Madsen Leading Big Game Motorsports Into World of Outlaws Event at Lake Ozark Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - PEVELY, Mo. (May 26, 2020) - Big Game Motorsports is venturing to Lake Ozark Speedway this weekend for a World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series doubleheader.

Kerry Madsen has guided the Killer Instinct Crossbows sponsored team to a top-10 finish during a World of Outlaws event at the oval in Eldon, Mo., each of the last two years.

"It can go pretty slick quickly," he said. "You have to be on top of your game. I want to get this car up front where it should be."

Madsen placed 10th last year after garnering a third-place result in 2018 during the two most recent World of Outlaws races at the facility.

The team is coming off a frustrating weekend with the Outlaws at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55.

"On Friday the track was pretty heavy and we had to run the B Main," Madsen said. "We were leading with half a lap to go when the motor dropped a rod."

Madsen had qualified ninth quickest in his group, placed sixth in a heat race and was on pace to win the Last Chance Showdown to transfer into the main event with the misfortune struck.

The team returned to the high-banked oval on Saturday.

"It was a really crazy deal," Madsen said. "We drew late in the first group and the track had slowed down over a second. We were just in the worst possible spot. I tried something and it didn't work. We were pretty much down in the dungeon after that point."

Madsen timed in 25th quickest in his group. He advanced from fifth to fourth place in a non-qualifier race and from 11th to fifth in the C Main to end the night.

QUICK RESULTS -

May 22 - Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. - Qualifying: 9; Heat race: 6 (5); B Main: DNF (2).

May 23 - Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. - Qualifying: 25; Non-qualifier race: 4 (5); C Main: 5 (11).

SEASON STATS -

11 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 4 top 10s, 6 top 15s, 9 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BigGameMotorspt

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Crouch Making Debut With Keith Kunz Motorsports During Turnpike Challenge

Inside Line Promotions - TULSA, Okla. (May 26, 2020) - Brenham Crouch is heading into one of the biggest weekends of his career.

The young micro sprint competitor will make his midget debut for Keith Kunz Motorsports during the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League's 7 th annual Turnpike Challenge, which runs Thursday at Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla.; Friday and Saturday at I-44 Riverside Speedway in Oklahoma City, Okla.; and Sunday at Port City Raceway in Tulsa, Okla.

"I'm super excited," he said. "I tested the midget last Thursday and started to feel comfortable. We'll get another practice this Wednesday. The biggest difference (between micro sprints and midgets) is the horsepower and throttle control. You have to be really touchy with the throttle. I'm aiming to make the show with respectable finishes throughout the weekend."

Crouch and his team manager Joey Starnes will also both race a winged micro sprint all four nights with the POWRi Engler Machine and Tool 600cc Outlaw Micro League.

"Sitting in two types of cars will be a good learning experience for Brenham," Starnes said. "We're trying to get him where he can overcome and adapt, going from one car to another. Guys who can do that are 10 times better race car drivers than guys who get stuck in one class for years and years."

Crouch is coming off one of his best career performances in a micro sprint as he capped the T-Town Showdown by earning a top-five finish on Saturday at Port City Raceway, where he made his debut in the Outlaw Non-Wing division.

"We took our 'A' Class car to run with the Outlaw division," he said. "I finished where I started (second) in a heat race. Then we fell to 15 th in the first couple of laps of the feature. I got squeezed into the tires on the bottom and didn't have anywhere to go. I finally got rolling and found some bite off turn two in the middle of the track so I'd slide myself into that and run the top in turns three and four. It carried over a lot to Saturday."

Crouch rebounded in the final stages of the feature on Friday to place 11 th. He continued the momentum on Saturday, winning a heat race from fourth before making another rally in the final stages of the feature to finish fourth.

"We fell to about 10th in the feature," he said. "The cushion was so much further up than it was Friday so we pretty much had to run the bottom. We caught a lucky break and gained some positions that we had lost since we were down on horsepower. We fought for third the last five laps. I was happy considering the conditions and difference in horsepower. I think we did well."

QUICK RESULTS -

May 22 - Port City Raceway in Tulsa, Okla. - Heat race: 2 (2); Feature: 11 (13).

May 23 - Port City Raceway in Tulsa, Okla. - Heat race: 1 (4); Feature: 4 (2).

SEASON STATS -

14 races, 0 wins, 4 top fives, 8 top 10s, 12 top 15s, 13 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Thursday at Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla.; Friday and Saturday at I-44 Riverside Speedway in Oklahoma City, Okla.; and Sunday at Port City Raceway in Tulsa, Okla., for the 7th annual Turnpike Challenge with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League and the POWRi Engler Machine and Tool 600cc Outlaw Micro League

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.brenhamcrouch.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brenhamcrouch/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/brenhamcrouch1

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Simpson Race Products

Simpson Race Products is an American motor sports parts business that supplies gloves, helmets, harness systems, driver's suits, head restraints, shoes and more ranging from racers at local tracks to international teams. For more information, visit http://www.SimpsonRaceProducts.com .

"I've always worn Simpson driver suits," Crouch said. "They are the best in the business and no other suit compares. We also use their belts, hybrids, gloves and shoes because of their superior products."

Crouch would also like to thank Hi-Plains Building Division, Hi-Plains Electric, Wrecker Service, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Lineman Motorsports, Mychron-Tom, Lubbock Wrecker Service, CMS Promotions, Bell Helmets, Driven Performance, Driven Midwest, CSI Shocks, Swindell Bleeders, Outlaw Wings, Smith Titanium and Joey Starnes Racing for their continued support.

 

 

DCRP Sets June 14 Practice to Precede Season Opener

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (May 26, 2020) – At long last, the 2020 season opener atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval in southwest Kansas is within reach.

But, before the season officially gets under way on June 20, the track has set an open practice for Sunday, June 14, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

The practice set for both the 3/8-mile and the 1/7-mile Little DCRP ovals precedes the Saturday, June 20, season opener that features the $750-to-win Hobby Stock Roundup with the Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds and IMCA Stock Cars in action as well.

The opening leg of Micro and Kart competition atop the Little DCRP clay oval will round out the opening weekend of action on Sunday, June 21.

With the initial delays to the season due to COVID-19 restrictions, the June 20-21 weekend launches a season that includes ten nights of competition atop the 3/8-mile clay oval along with six rounds of action on the Little DCRP oval.

Following the Hobby Stock Roundup to kick things off, the month of July offers up the URSS vs. DCRP Sprint Car Showdown on the 2nd, the Stock Car Shootout on the 18th and then Driver and Fan Appreciation Night on the 24th.

August offers up three consecutive weeks of racing action including a championship night card on the 8th, the Prelude to Mayhem on the 15th and then the Lubbock Wrecker Service DCRP Sprint Car Nationals on August 20-22 that is accompanied on the final two nights by the Sport Modified Mayhem North vs. South Duel.

DCRP then rounds out the season with the Eighth Annual Jerry Soderberg Memorial Championship on Saturday, September 19.

The Little DCRP oval offers up another handful of cards after the June 21 opener including Sunday events on July 19, July 26, August 9, August 16 and September 20.

Detailed schedule information is available at https://www.dodgecityraceway.com/schedule/.

Dodge City Raceway Park is located on the south edge of Dodge City, KS, on US 283, then 0.9 miles west on US 56, then 0.1 miles south. For more information, contact the track at 620-225-3277 or check www.dodgecityraceway.com.

 

Kyle Offill Wins at 34 Raceway

PETERSEN MEDIA: Continuing to hone his craft in the Midwest, Kyle Offill picked up his first win of the 2020 season on Sunday night in Burlington, IA at 34 Raceway, one night after a Top-10 run at Park Jefferson Speedway.

“Talk about having another great weekend in the Midwest,” Kyle Offill said. “Saturday night we were kind of a product of the format and won our heat from the pole and didn’t have enough passing points to make the Dash. Sunday night, I felt like Dillon Paddock and I were on our “A” game, and made all the right calls.”

Lining up on the pole of his Saturday night heat, the Tracy, CA driver picked up the win aboard the Country Builders/Ochoco West/Brown and Miller backed No. 88 machine and transferred directly into the feature event.

Not having enough points to garner a birth in the redraw, Offill would line up ninth on the extremely slick track that would ultimately take rubber, and have the total number of laps cut.

In a relatively uneventful 18-lap affair, Offill would take full advantage of three restarts throughout the race as he would work his way up to finish sixth when the race drew to an end.

Making the last minute decision to go to Burlington, IA on Sunday night over Ozarks Speedway due to weather, Offill would find himself back in the ninth starting position for his heat race.

Flexing some serious muscle early in the night, Offill would power his way forward and pick up a third place finish and make his way into the Dash. Using his front row starting position to his advantage, Offill would win the Dash, and then pull the four inversion pill to set the lineup for the ‘A’, putting him on the outside of the second row.

When a rain shower saturating the facility after the ‘B’, the track would become heavy again for the feature event. Unsure how the track would play out for passing with a ton of moisture back in the surface, Offill found a way as he ripped his way into the lead by the race’s 10th lap.

Out in front Offill was off and running as Paul Nienhiser nipped at his heels. Keeping his composure and hitting his marks, Offill would put the famed Offill Family No. 88 entry back in victory lane for the first time since Ronnie Day won back in 2000. The win marked Offill’s first of the season, and his first career triumph in the Midwest.

“Saturday night we really had one of the fastest cars in the pits,” Offill added. “To do what we did on foreign soil with one of the youngest crews in the pit area also makes it that much more special. Thanks to everyone that makes this possible.”

Kyle Offill would like to thank Country Builders, Ochoco West, Brown and Miller, Maas Bros., Reliable Lumber, Boise Cascade, Offill Family Farms, Weld Wheels, HRP, FK Shocks, Arai America Helmets, Hinchman Racewear, Maxim Chassis, and B. Scadden Design for their continued support.

BY THE NUMBERS: Races: 6, Wins: 1, Top 5’s: 2, Top 10’s: 4

ON TAP: Offill will battle with the All Star Circuit of Champions this Friday and Saturday at Park Jefferson Speedway.

 

 

Justyn Cox and C&M Motorsports 4th at Marysville Raceway on Memorial Day

PETERSEN MEDIA- Getting back together for the first time since winning March’s Silver Cup, Justyn Cox and C&M Motorsports continued to show some serious speed together as Cox came away with a fourth-place finish.

“It felt great to get back in the 7c and work with Cody, MF, and Tom again,” Justyn Cox said. “It was a smooth and fin night and those guys had the car dialed in.”

With 45 cars checked into the pit area, Cox would time the Moorefield Construction/Berco Redwood/Berry Lumber, Inc. backed No. 7c in eight fastest in his qualifying group.

Moving into heat race competition, the Clarksburg, CA driver raced his way to the win and earned a berth in the all-important redraw.

Pulling the five pill, Cox would grid the field from the inside of the third row for the 25 lap affair as he looked to go back to back with C&M Motorsports. When the race came to life, Cox began working his way forward as he showcased a very strong entry underneath him.

Working his way forward, Cox would come into contact with a spinning car early in the race. Able to keep underpower, Cox would endure damage to his right rear shock which made most of the race a bit of a handful.

Making what adjustments he could from the cockpit, Cox would get his elbows up as he found himself in a bit of a wrestling match for much of the race. Able to keep his entry well inside the Top-5, Cox would find himself up in third late in the race.

On the final lap of the race, Cox would try to make a big time move, but it would not work out for him as he slipped back one spot and ended his Memorial Day with a fourth place finish.

“I really feel that if we didn’t make that early race contact and lose our shock than we really would have been there battling for the win,” Cox said. “Even with the damage we were where we wanted to be at the end of the race, we just came up short and that is a good feeling. Big thanks again to Cody and Mandi for this opportunity. I really am looking forward to getting back to racing on a more regular basis because we really race well together and some big things can come for us.”

The C&M Motorsports team would like to thank Moorefield Construction, Berco Redwood, Barry Lumber, Inc., Legacy Specialties, Inc. PT Shocks, Swartz Diesel, Alturas Tires, and all of their product sponsors for their continued support.

ON TAP: At time of press, it is unknown when C&M Motorsports will get back on the track.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-4, Wins-1, Top 5’s-3, Top 10’s-3.

STAY CONNECTED: Keep up with C&M Motorsports by following @PrecisonShocks or @Mandi7C on Twitter.

 

 

Carrick Third at Valley Speedway with Petry Motorsports

PETERSEN MEDIA: Reuniting with Petry Motorsports over the Memorial Day Weekend for a trio of races, Tanner Carrick would have a ton of speed during the busy stretch that was highlighted by a third place run on Sunday night.

“We had a really fast car all three nights, I just needed to have a little good luck on my side,” Tanner Carrick said. “Sunday night it took rubber and I burnt my tire up late and I really think that cost us a shot at the win because we were really good.”

Carrick spent Friday and Saturday night at Port City Raceway in Oklahoma as he made his first appearance with the Petry Motorsports team since they kicked their season off in Florida back in February.

Timing in 24th fastest on Friday night, Carrick would pick up a third-place finish in his heat race aboard Arai/K1 Race Gear/Mobil1 backed entry.

Lining up 22nd in the feature event based off of his qualifying lap, Carrick would proceed to put on quite a charge forward. On the racy Port City Raceway surface, the Lincoln, CA driver was able to work his way into the Top-10. When the checkered flag was displayed to the field, Carrick crossed the finish line with a ninth-place finish.

Back to work on Saturday night for the finale, Carrick would get his night off to a better start as he timed in 14th fastest in qualifying time trials.

Finishing fifth in his heat race, Carrick would narrowly miss out on the direct transfer into the feature and took a detour into the nightly ‘B’.

Unable to make the transfer, Carrick would utilize a USAC provisional to start the ‘A’, and took the green flag from the 23rd starting position. Just as he did during Friday night action, Carrick would work his way through the field from the tail end of the field.

Unable to quite get up into the Top-10, Carrick would pick up a 12th place finish to close out the weekend with USAC.

Sunday night the team made the trip to Valley Speedway in Missouri and met up with the POWRi series. Getting off to a strong start in heat race action, the Lincoln, CA driver would pick up the heat race win and move into the feature event.

On the slick surface, Carrick would take the green flag from the second row as he chased after Justin Grant and Thomas Meseraul form the drop of the green.

Keeping the lead duo in striking distance, Carrick would continue to battle as the track continued to go away and became hard on tires.

Continuing to pound the top, Carrick looked poised to make a late race move with much of the field on the bottom of the speedway, but in the race’s waning laps Carrick’s worn out right rear would hamper him a bit as he capped the weekend off with a third place finish.

“I have to thank this Petry Motorsports team for all of their hard work,” Carrick said. “It felt good to get back with them this weekend and looking forward to another race weekend coming up.”

Tanner Carrick at Petry Motorsports would like to thank Arai, K1 Race Gear, Mobil1, FK Rod Ends, Keizer Wheels, ZMax, DR Horton, Toyota TRD, CVC, Cemex, BK Titanium, Interstate Oil Company, Emerald, and Harris & Sloan for their support.

2020 BY THE NUMBERS- Starts-8, Wins-0, Top 5’s-1, Top 10’s-4

ON TAP: Carrick and Petry Motorsports will return to action this coming weekend on Thursday night at Creek County Speedway, Friday and Saturday at I44 Raceway, and Sunday back at Port City.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay up to speed with Tanner Carrick by following him on Twitter @Carrick_Tanner or @CarrickMotorsp1.

 

 

Madsen 9th at I55 Raceway

PETERSEN MEDIA- Spending the weekend near St. Louis, MO racing at I55 Raceway with the World of Outlaws, Ian Madsen and KCP Racing would put a tough Friday night behind them before picking up a 9th place finish during Saturday night’s event.

“Friday night we passed a lot of cars in our non-qualifier, but we just put ourselves in too deep of a hole early in the night,” Madsen said. “Saturday night we timed in better and put ourselves in a better position to have good night.”

With 63 cars in the pit area, Madsen’s Friday night qualifying effort put him behind the eight ball and in one of the two non-qualifier events. Coming from the back of the pack, Madsen would get all the way up to third, but with only the top two finishers moving on, his night would come to an early end.

Bouncing back for a night of racing on Saturday, Madsen would time in 10th fastest in his qualifying flight. Amidst an extremely strong field of cars in his heat race, Madsen would finish fifth and move directly into the 40-lap feature event.

Lining up in the 20th on the starting grid, Madsen would have a very strong car underneath him that allowed for him to work through the field. The slick surface allowed for numerous passing lines, and Madsen was able to slice and dice his way towards the Top-10.

When the fast and furious 40-lap affair came to a close, Madsen capped his night with a ninth-place finish, giving KCP Racing their eighth Top-10 of the 2020 season.

“We really had an awesome car on Saturday night, we just killed ourselves having to start that deep in the field,” Madsen said. “If we can get our qualifying better, that sets our nights up completely different, and I think we can win a lot of races with how good we get our car come feature time.”

Ian and his KCP Racing team would like to thank Logan Contractors Supply Inc., Aspen Aire, Royal Flooring, Bobcat, , Ted’s Body Shop, Team Excavating, Cox Design and Fabrication, TammyHeckart.com, Quality Traffic Control, BergenKDV, and BK Racing Titanium for their support this season.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-12, Wins-0, Top-5’s- 7, Top 10’s-8

ON TAP: Ian and KCP Racing will reunite with the World of Outlaws on Friday and Saturday night at Lake Ozark Speedway.

STAY CONNECTED: To keep up with Ian, make sure you follow him on twitter by clicking over to www.twitter.com/IanMadsen. You can also visit the team’s website at www.kcpracing.com, and follow the team on Twitter @KCPRacing.

 

 

Mechanical woes sour Pokorski Motorsports’
Gravity Park Speedway debut

(PEDAL DOWN PROMOTIONS) May 26, 2020 – After waiting six long weeks to open the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) public health emergency, the Pokorski Motorsports team made its maiden trek to Gravity Park Speedway in Chilton Wis. for the Quarantine 30 presented by Professional Plating Inc. on Saturday, May 23.

Paul Pokorski began his 28th season of open-wheel competition by timing in 12th out of 19 competitors in 360 Sprint Car qualifying on the tight quarter-mile Gravity Park Speedway bullring.

However, that proved to be the only competitive laps Pokorski would turn for the remainder of the evening as a cylinder issue was diagnosed immediately after qualifying, which forced the team to withdraw from further competition.

The Quarantine 30 A main was later cancelled after a steady rain shower moved over the track after the completion of the heat races in all three divisions.

“I noticed the engine problem in hot lapping, but we didn’t know what it was at that time,” Pokorski said. “After qualifying, we found the problem, which proved to be a broken push rod.”

Pokorski, who plans to share the No. 4 Pokorski Motorsports machine with his 21-year-old son, Alex, this season, will again be in the seat when Plymouth Dirt Track Racing opens its 2020 season at the Sheboygan County Fairgrounds in Plymouth, Wis. on Saturday, June 6.

“Having the push rod break was just one of those things that happens in racing,” Pokorski said. “We will get the problem fixed and move forward. We will definitely be ready for the Plymouth opener on June 6th.”
Looking ahead, the Midwest Sprint Car Association event at Angell Park Speedway, originally scheduled for Sunday, June 7, has been cancelled. In addition, an MSA event at the Outagamie Speedway Powered by EWSC Racing on Friday, June 19 has also been cancelled.

Sponsors for the 2020 Pokorski Motorsports team are Hopf Farms, Petersen Septic Systems, Quest Engineering Inc., Goeden's Auto Body, Goodwin Racing Engines, Lakeshore Family Funeral Homes, Kettle Moraine Landscaping, Novak's Service Center, Pedal Down Promotions, Tisler Salvage Inc., Allied Bearing Corporation and The Cawley Company.
For more information on Pokorski Motorsports, check out Pokorski Motorsports on Facebook or visit www.pedaldownpromo.com.
Pokorski Motorsports Sponsor Showcase – Petersen Septic Systems

Since opening its doors in Valders, Wis. in 2012, Petersen Septic Systems LLC has provided premier septic tank service and the most reliable septic system installation and repair in Manitowoc and Two Rivers and the surrounding Lakeshore area.

“We offer our services to industrial, institutional, residential, new construction, commercial and municipal accounts,” Petersen Septic Systems Owner David Petersen said. “Customer service is our utmost priority. We do every job as it was in our own homes. Our experience is second to none in the area. Prior to opening the business, I worked for Tuschl Septic Systems from 2004 until owner Chuck Tuschl retired.”

The list of regular services Petersen Septic Systems offers includes septic pump repairs, test drilling/test boring, sewage treatment systems, septic tank removal, septic tank installation, water line repair, oil testing and perc testing.

“We provide all of these services in Manitowoc County and the surrounding areas,” Petersen said. “We are OSHA certified and are licensed MPRS/CST966051.”

Petersen Septic Systems is located at 7334 Nagel Road in Valders, Wis. For more information, call 920-323-2640, email petersenseptic@gmail.com or visit www.petersensepticsystems.com.
Pedal Down Promotions is a full-service public relations and media services company devoted to helping its clients effectively communicate with targeted audiences through press releases, newsletters, profile and feature articles, website and social media content development, printed media, editing and layout, graphic design and book publishing services.
For more information on Pedal Down Promotions, email pedaldownpromotions@gmail.com, visit www.pedaldownpromo.com or call 920-323-7970.
2020 Pokorski Motorsports Upcoming Schedule.
Saturday, June 6 – Plymouth Dirt Track, Plymouth, Wis.

2020 Pokorski Motorsports By The Numbers
Total Events – 1
MSA events – 0
IRA events - 0
A Main Victories – 0
B Main Victories – 0
Top Five A Main Finishes – 0
Top 10 A Main Finishes – 0
Heat Race Victories – 0

 

 

RUNNER UP AT PEVELY: Brent Marks & CJB Motorsports Notch High Finish
Lake Ozark Speedway double header is up next for Pennslyvania based team

CARLISLE, PA. - May 26, 2020 - Memorial Day weekend brought the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series to Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 near Pevely, Mo. CJB Motorsports and driver Brent Marks joined the series for the two day show on Friday, May 22nd and Saturday, May 23rd.

On Friday, Marks timed in 20th in his qualifying group, started 10th in his heat and finished 8th. In the Last Chance Showdown, Marks started 11th and finished 6th.

The following night, Marks flexed some muscle by timing in 8th, driving from 4th to 1st in his heat race and finishing 8th in the dash. During the feature, Marks powered forward to finished 2nd to Kyle Larson.

(Photo by: Nicole Signor Creative)

"We had a fast car both nights," said Marks, pilot of the #5 M&M Painting and Construction, BAPS Paints, Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel, Alkaline 88 Water, R.E. Pierson Construction Co., Wolfrun Landscapes, Nyce, Crete & Landis Block and Concrete, C&S Lawn and Landscape, Ecynbro Trucking machine. "I felt really comfortable. We got behind early Friday and didn't catch the breaks we needed with such a fast race track but Saturday rolled around and we were determined. Everything went smooth and we raced our hearts out to try and win that race. I'm so proud of this team."

Marks and the #5 team will revisit Missouri for a weekend double header at Lake Ozark Speedway near Eldon, Mo. on Friday, May 29th and Saturday, May 30th. The team will look to build upon their strong run at I-55.

"I'm excited to build off the momentum and continue into this weekend at Lake Ozark, which is a cool race track that I am excited to get back to," said Marks. "I have all the confidence in the world with this CJB Motorsports team and I hope to be competing for a win or two again this weekend."

Click here for Brent Marks' apparel.

2020 STATS:
Events: 13
Quick Times: 0
Wins: 0
Top-5's: 3
Top-10's: 4
Heat Race Wins: 2
Dash Wins: 0

STAY CONNECTED WITH CJB MOTORSPORTS:
For up to the minute race updates and behind the scenes content from CJB Motorsports, please follow the team on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Fans can also listen to all of the racing action live at www.DirtVision.com. Check out DirtVision's new subscription program that features LIVE video coverage of EVERY World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series event.

ABOUT CJB MOTORSPORTS:
CJB Motorsports is a winged, 410 sprint car team that competes across the country with driver Brent Marks. Founded in 2005, the Clemens family owned organization has worked to establish a standard of excellence in short track racing through fielding competitive entries and providing exceptional exposure for marketing partners. The team is based out of Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

CJB Motorsports would like to thank all of our loyal sponsors and product manufacturers for their support and great products. Click on the name of the partner below to be taken to their website for more information.

Partners: M&M Painting and Construction, BAPS Paints, Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel, Alkaline 88 Water, R.E. Pierson Construction Co., Wolfrun Landscapes, Nyce, Crete & Landis Block and Concrete, C&S Lawn and Landscape, Ecynbro Trucking

Manufacturers: All Pro Cylinder Heads, All Star Performance, ATL Fuel Cells, BK Racing Ti Components, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Cometic Gaskets, Fastener Specialties, FK Rod Ends, Factory Kahne Shocks, Gray Motorsports Engines, High Performance Lubricants, HRP Wings, K1 RaceGear, Kinsler Fuel Injection, KSE Racing Products, Lincoln Welders, Moose Blocks, Inc., MSD Ignition, NGK, Spark Plugs, Outerwears, RPM Chassis, RRI Designs, Safety-Klean, Schoenfeld Headers, Schroth Racing, Ti22 Performance, Walker Performance Filters, Weld Racing, Wilwood Brakes, Winters Performance.

 

 

IT'S RACE WEEK! 2nd Annual Sprint Car Bandits 82 Speedway TEXOMA SPRINT CAR CHAMPIONSHIPS – SAT. MAY 30, 8pm! $2,000 to win & $300 to start!

Petty, TX (05/26/20) by DarinShort.com. 82 Speedway in Petty Texas, AKA “The Land of the XL” will host the best 360C.I. powered Sprint Car teams of the region with 2nd running of the Texoma Sprint Car Championships featuring the NCRA 360C.I. Sprint Car Bandits® (SCB) series presented by BasicE-Commerce.com. The series also negotiated an XL-size competitor purse of $2,000 to win and $300 just to take the green flag in the 25-lapper.

Track Promoter Tracy Peters comments: “the Sprint Car Bandits bring a quality field of drivers – and us, along with our fans really enjoy the high-speed thrill show they put on at 82 Speedway. When you pair up our 60-70’ wide progressive banked racing surface and the high-quality sprint car teams of the ‘Bandits, you’re guaranteed to see a great race. And we’re holding the line on ticket pricing. Adults can get in to see this event for just $18 so more families can afford to take it in.”

82 Speedway is known as the ‘Land of the XL’ and features a super-wide multi-groove progressive banking surface that is .26 miles in distance on the pole and exactly a 3/10 mile on the top groove of the speedway. There is even a run-off area around the entire racing surface which helps assist drivers that might develop a problem during a race.

Since it’s the first sprint car event of the season at 82, pit Gates open early at 4pm on race day (82 Speedway teams - please arrive early to get registered if you haven’t already at www.82speedway.com), hot laps are slated around 7:30pm with racing at 8pm.

Grandstands open at 6:30pm. 82 Speedway divisions will round out the very full night of racing, including the Texas Wing Modified Association, USRA Limited Mods and Factory Stocks; plus the Eco Stocks, Eco Mods, Texas Stocks & FWD/Tuners. (Modifieds are scheduled off.) The SCB are slated to run 3rd division out for the feature event. All divisions have a great posted competitor purse (see below).

82 Speedway divisions Draw Cutoff/Pit Meeting at 7pm (all cars will draw for heat race starting position, all heats earn finishing and passing points, features are straight up), Track Packing 7:30 & Hot Laps with Racing to follow immediately.

Grandstand admission Adults $18 (ages 12-64), Kids ages 6-11 $5, Seniors/Military $13. Any outside food/drink cooler brought into main grandstand area (size of 12-pack, no glass containers) are $5 (same as 2019). Pits are $35. Pit access for ages 5 and under is $15. Anyone under the age of 18 entering the pit area must complete an annual minor's release form prior to entering.

If you’ve yet to visit 82 Speedway, it is much closer to DFW than a lot of people think and is NOT the old Paris Speedway southeast of Paris. As a point of reference, including a quick fuel stop, you can get from the intersection of Bass Pro Shops/I-30/Bush in Garland to 82 Speedway in 80 minutes. 82 Speedway is about 15 minutes WEST of PARIS, located on Hwy 82 on the east edge of Petty, TX. The address is 16369 US Hwy 82 Petty, TX 75470.

Here's the purse structure for Saturday May 30th at 82 Speedway. Working RaceCeivers and transponders are required in ALL racing divisions:

Sprint Car Bandits ‘Texoma Championship’ A-feature purse (25 laps): $2,000 – 1,000 – 600 – 500 – 400 – 390 – 380 – 370 – 360 – 350 (10th) – 340 – 330 – 320 – 310 – 300…to start. $100 each to all eligible NQ’s or non-starters. SCB draw cutoff/pit meeting at 6:30pm. There is no SCB entry fee, no series membership fee and a $20 nightly draw fee. Drivers must go to www.SprintCarBandits.com prior to arrival for complete rules and procedures information…which will all be in effect. All SCB teams that sign in will draw for heat race starting positions, regardless of their engine C.I. displacement (up to and including 360C.I.) and will receive passing points to determine their straight-up from points feature race starting position. Again, all drivers make sure to read the posted rules at the series website prior to heading to the track. Mufflers not required. RaceCeivers and Transponders (Westhold yellow) required. Draw cutoff and mandatory drivers meeting at 6:45pm.

USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Modifieds & Texas Stock Features: $500 – 300 – 200 – 160 – 120 – 100 – 90 – 80 – 70 – 60…to start. Purse is guaranteed for each division that has 12 or more cars signing in for racing. If there 11 or fewer cars in these divisions, their feature payback starts with 2nd place and continues from there (as was the case in 2019). Mufflers not required. RaceCeivers and Transponders (Westhold yellow) required.

Texas Wing Modified Association purse and rules in effect, visit http://www.texaswingmodifiedassociation.com/ for more series information.

Eco Mods & Eco Stocks (same purse structure each division: $300 – 200 – 160 – 120 – 100 – 80 – 70 – 60 – 50…to start. Purse is guaranteed for each division that has 12 or more cars signing in for racing. If there 11 or fewer cars in these divisions, the feature payback starts with 2nd place and continues from there (as was the case in 2019). Mufflers not required. RaceCeivers and Transponders (Westhold yellow) required.

Front Wheel Drive Tuner Division feature: $150 – 100 – 80 – 60 – 30…to start. USRA Tuner car rules are in effect for this division. Mufflers not required. RaceCeivers and Transponders (Westhold yellow) required.

Drivers competing in USRA divisions must be licensed. Go to www.USRAracing.com to get your Modified, Factory Stock or Limited Modified licensed, as the track can no longer sell USRA licenses on race night – you can only purchase a temporary license at the track on race night.

Transponder rentals are $15 (with ID, any damage done to transponders is drivers liability). Annual car registration is $40. RaceCeivers are not available as a rental...but they are required, as are transponders. Reserved pit spaces are available for the season, which can be purchased (along with car registration) at www.82Speedway.com then click the ‘driver registration’ button on the upper left of the home page. Click www.82Speedway.com for all division rules.

No one likes rain on race day. But here is the track policy if, and when, it intervenes. If the races rain out before the completion of the heat races, hold on to your ticket stub, as it will be valid for the next scheduled race of same ticket price value (in other words, if tickets that night were $15, the next event you will have a $15 credit when you redeem your ticket stub from the previous event). The exact same procedure will be in effect regarding pit passes. If the races rain out after the heat races, the event is considered complete, and any remaining races will not be rescheduled and all drivers will receive start money for their scheduled division that night (for any of the feature events that rained out). There will be no grandstand tickets valid for a future date if races are rained out after the completion of heat races.

Transponders and RaceCeivers required for all divisions. (Transponder rental available at pit window. 82 Speedway uses Westhold transponders.) All non-touring division cars must be registered at 82 Speedway each year. There is a $40 annual registration fee for each 82 Speedway division cars you enter to compete in.

**RACE TEAMS: 82 Speedway generally does not require you to change gearing to race here if you are usually racing on ¼-mile track! When the track was originally built it was advertised as a 3/8 mile. Now that it has been reconfigured by Tracy, it is nearly an exact .26 miles on the pole and 3/10 mile if you're racing the top groove (as the racing surface is 60+ feet wide!).

Keep up with the latest track news by clicking www.82Speedway.com or @82Speedway on Facebook.com.

If you’d like to get SCB series t-shirts prior to race night, the online store at www.SprintCarBandits.com has them for sale right now.

It's going to be a FANtastic night of racing at 82 Speedway Saturday May 30th at 8pm, come join us for all the action – all at family-affordable prices!

2020 – Remaining 82 Speedway Schedule (as of 5/19/20) Date: Event:

5/30/2020 - 360 C.I. Sprint Car Bandits; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD (no USRA Modifieds)

6/13/2020 $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

6/20/2020 Texas Sprint Series for RaceSaver IMCA Sprint Cars; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

6/27/2020 $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

7/4/2020 Flags & Fireworks 25 featuring the Sprint Car Bandits Series; Plus Texas Wing Modified Association, Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

7/18/2020 $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Modifieds, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

8/8/2020 $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

8/29/2020 $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

9/19/2020 Texas Sprint Series for RaceSaver IMCA Sprint Cars; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

9/26/2020 $1,000/win USRA Modifieds, Plus Southern Topless Modified Series; and Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

10/12/2020 (Monday 7pm) 2nd Annual Paul Peters Memorial featuring Sprint Car Bandits Series; Plus Texas Wing Modified Association, Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Modifieds, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

Click www.82Speedway.com for track information and www.SprintCarBandits.com for series info.

 

 

Sams III Preparing for Future as Pandemic has Left Plans Sidelined for Months

Inside Line Promotions - NORTH PORT, Fla. (May 25, 2020) - This year was supposed to be an epic one for Danny Sams III, who is tackling the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour schedule for the first time.

The Sams LaMountain Racing driver was slated to race from coast to coast with a schedule of 50-plus races against the top 360ci winged sprint car drivers in the country. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 shutdowns across the United States the last couple of months have left Sams III stuck at home.

The team has focused on making the most of the situation by building a new sprint car and wrapping the race cars with a new design.

"We've been working hard on the cars and getting ourselves more prepared," said Sams III, who last raced on March 8. "We've fixed some things on the trailer and have tested our spare parts, wings, arms, suspension components, etc., to make sure everything works and fits. This break has allowed us to step back and see what we need to be able to run with the ASCS National Tour. Now we are more prepared."

Sams III noted that he participated in a couple of iRacing events put on by ASCS and has done as much as he can to prepare to race without actually being at the track. He even took a sprint car to a senior parade last week. Sams III recently graduated from high school, but with a graduation ceremony postponed until this summer Sams III decided to make the most of the parade honoring the seniors. Most of his classmates were in cars and trucks while Sams III rode in his sprint car with his father pushing from behind.

"It's been pretty weird," he said. "There was no closure. All of a sudden we were out of school and now we're done with high school."

On a bright note, the race team has landed a new sponsor in Southern Racing Fuels. Southern Racing Fuels is the largest race fuel distributor in the state of Florida. It supplies tracks, dealers, speed shops, c-stores, racers and motorcycle shops throughout Florida, the Caribbean and South America. The products include the complete line of quality Sunoco Race Fuels in addition to performance oils and lubricants. For more information, visit https://www.southernracingfuels.com/ .

"We're thrilled to have Southern Racing Fuels join our team," Sams III said. "They have a great reputation in the sport and will be a valued partner for us."

The next scheduled Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour event is June 19-20 at Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma, Wash., for the Fred Brownfield Classic.

SEASON STATS -

6 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 0 top 10s, 1 top 15, 2 top 20s

UP NEXT -

June 19-20 at Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma, Wash., for the Fred Brownfield Classic with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: https://samslamtnracing.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/samslamtnracing

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/samslamtnracing/

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - East Mountain Transport, Inc.

East Mountain Transport, Inc., is a supply chain specialized transport solution provider that offers full-service transportation, rigging and temperature-controlled air ride vans. The company also offers heavy haul trucking, over-dimensional cargo transport and flatbed freight service. For more information, visit http://www.EastMountainTransport.com .

"We met the LaMountain Family, the owners of East Mountain Transport, Inc., at the Gator Nationals in early 2019," Sams III said. "It started with a small partnership. It's grown from there and I'm so grateful for the support of the LaMountain Family and East Mountain Transport, Inc."

Sams LaMountain Racing would like to thank Williams Precision Engines, Kistler Racing Products, Slade Shock Technology, Goodyear Rubber Products, Inc., Steele Performance Parts, Outlaw Racing Fuels and Raintree Design LLC for their continued support.

 

 

Dominic Scelzi Captures First Triumph of Season During Debut at Lake Ozark Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - ELDON, Mo. (May 25, 2020) - Dominic Scelzi produced his first feature victory of the season on Sunday evening to cap a busy holiday weekend.

Scelzi led the majority of the ASCS Sooner Region and ASCS Warrior Region event during his debut at Lake Ozark Speedway, recording his first win of the year during what has been an unimaginable start to 2020.

"Rolling into this season back in February my goal was to win 10 races," he said. "Right now I just cracked 10 races that we've raced. There's no certainty of anything. To be able to get a win during a pandemic and in a time they aren't allowing a full capacity of fans, it was very different. But it was meaningful to be able to get a win right now."

Scelzi powered from fifth to second place during his heat race to earn a spot into the feature redraw.

"We've been changing some stuff around to help us out in the moisture," he said. "We've struggled getting a balance when the track has grip. Earlier Sunday we changed motors and knew there were quite a few storms coming. We left late and pulled into the track at the drivers meeting. It was waiting on the weather all night wondering what was going to happen. We drew the No. 36, which started me fifth in our heat race. Halfway through the heats it started raining. I only had two heats before mine so the track had some grip for my heat. We went fifth to second, which was great."

Scelzi pulled the No. 1 during the feature redraw to garner the pole position for the 40-lap A Main.

"I got the jump and led the first half right around the bottom," he said. "As the bottom got slower we had to move around. The middle and top were dirty. There wasn't a defined line. Sam (Hafertepe Jr.) got by me on Lap 24. I got my wing back and ran the middle and top in turns one and two and the bottom in turns three and four. We were able to run him back down and take the lead on Lap 30. From there on it was pretty thick traffic to the end. I was able to put a handful of cars between us. It was special to be able to pass someone like Sam, who is one of the top 360 racers out there."

The victory tied a bow on a weekend that also featured a World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series doubleheader at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. A whopping 61 competitors entered the event.

"On Friday we made good laps in qualifying, but didn't have mile per hour; we just didn't have speed," he said. "With 60-plus cars that put us in a non-qualifier. It was tough to pass and we finished fourth. That put us in the C Main and we drove from 11th to sixth. I didn't feel like we were off car-wise; we just didn't have the speed we needed."

Scelzi improved his results on Saturday, qualifying eighth quickest in his group and placing fourth in a heat race to lock into the A Main.

"I felt like we were decent in qualifying and we were really good in the heat," he said. "I raced hard for third, but couldn't get by him. They reworked the track before the main event and we were just really tight. About midway through the race we had dropped back some and I felt like we were in a position where we didn't want to tear up equipment so we pulled off early."

Next up for the team is a World of Outlaws doubleheader at Lake Ozark Speedway this Friday and Saturday.

QUICK RESULTS -

May 22 - Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. - Qualifying: 24; Non-qualifier race: 4 (4); C Main: 6 (11).

May 23 - Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. - Qualifying: 8; Heat race: 4 (4); Feature: 25 (15).

May 24 - Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo. - Heat race: 2 (5); Feature: 1 (1).

SEASON STATS -

11 races, 1 win, 4 top fives, 6 top 10s, 7 top 15s, 8 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.GaryScelziMotorsports.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DominicScelzi41

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Scelzi41

VIDEO -

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SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Fuel Delivery Services, Inc.

Based in Stockton, Calif., Fuel Delivery Services, Inc., is a premier bulk transporter of refined petroleum products. For more information, visit http://www.FuelDeliveryServices.net .

"Fuel Delivery Services, Inc., has been a partner of ours since the first year we began racing sprint cars," Scelzi said. "They supply a lot of product for our family business as well. We've been fortunate to work with them for more than a decade."

Scelzi would like to thank Scelzi Enterprises, Red Rose Transportation, Inc., Whipple Superchargers, Roth Motorsports, Panella Trucking, Red Line Oil, FK Rod Ends, Schoenfeld Headers, NAPA Auto Parts, Sparco, Todd Jorgensen, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, K&N Filters, Allstar Performance, Meridian Steel, Auto Meter, Worldwide Bearings and Kenny's Components for their continued support.

 

 

Zearfoss battles with WoO for top-five at I-55; Park Jefferson stops with MSTS and All Stars ahead

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

JONESTOWN, Pa. (May 25, 2020) – It was an action-packed doubleheader for Jonestown, Pennsylvania’s Brock Zearfoss during the recent weekend, capping his two-day visit to Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri, on Friday and Saturday, May 22-23, with a pair of World of Outlaws A-Main starts and one top-five finish.

Zearfoss’ top-five outcome occurred during the $20,000-to-win finale on Saturday. Starting third on the A-Main grid after finishing third during the evening’s dash, Zearfoss’ performance was just as exciting and it was impressive, exchanging multiple slide jobs on consecutive laps throughout the entire 40-lap contest. After a seemingly never-ending battle with Logan Schuchart, Brad Sweet and Brent Marks, Zearfoss faded slightly to finish fifth at the final checkers. Sixty-one cars made the call on Saturday night.

The ‘Jonestown Jet’ kicked-off his weekend with the Greatest Show On Dirt with a 12th- place finish on Friday after starting 18th.. Zearfoss qualified for the 30-lap main event after finishing fifth during his respective heat race.

“That was a lot of fun. I-55 is an awesome place to race. I’m already looking forward to getting back there,” Zearfoss said, driver of the Brock Zearfoss Racing/Moose’s LZ Bar & Grill/Heavy Equipment, Loaders & Parts Inc./C&D Rigging Inc./BAPS Auto Paints & Supply/Meckley’s Limestone Products/Berkebile Oil Company/Klick Lewis Cars/J.P. Adamsky Trucking/X-1 Race Cars/No. 3Z sprint car. “I can’t thank this team enough. We just kinda picked up and left home determined to come out here and race as much as we can. Tye and Shane do an incredible job and they really make my job easy. Having a team as dedicated as they are not only makes our team better, but they make things so much more fun.”

Brock Zearfoss and Brock Zearfoss Racing will continue their 2020 campaign with a trio of visits to Park Jefferson International Speedway in Jefferson, South Dakota. The site of their recent $6,000 Open Wheel Nationals victory in late-April, Zearfoss will join the MSTS 360 sprint cars later this evening (Monday, May 25) to kick-off his week in the Mount Rushmore State, followed by back-to-back All Star Circuit of Champions starts on Friday and Saturday, May 29-30. The All Star doubleheader will award a pair of $6,600 top prizes.

SPECIAL THANKS:
Brock Zearfoss would like to thank all of his marketing partners including: Moose’s LZ Bar & Grill, Heavy Equipment, Loaders & Parts Inc., C&D Rigging Inc., BAPS Auto Paints & Supply, Meckley’s Limestone Products, Berkebile Oil Company, Klick Lewis Cars, J.P. Adamsky Trucking, X-1 Race Cars, Simpson Racing Products, KX3 Racewear, BK Titanium, Blud Lubricants, AL Driveline, and Bell Helmets.

SOCIAL MEDIA:
Fans can keep up with Brock Zearfoss during his entire campaign right here at www.fullyinjected.com, or at www.brockzearfoss.com. Be sure to “follow” the “Jonestown Jet” on all of the available social media networks including Twitter: https://twitter.com/brock_zearfoss and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brockzearfossracing.

STATS:
2016 Wins: 2 (Williams Grove Speedway & Port Royal Speedway)

2017 Wins: 7 (Port Royal Speedway x5 including Open Wheel Madness)(Williams Grove Speedway – World of Outlaws; Billy Kimmel Memorial). 2017 Port Royal Speedway Track Champion.

2018 Wins: 2 (Williams Grove Speedway, Port Royal Speedway)

2019 Wins: 4 (Outlaw Speedway [ASCoC]: 6/7/2019) (Lebanon Valley Speedway [ASCoC]: 7/14/2019) (Attica Raceway Park [ASCoC]: 8/31/2019 – $10,000) (Port Royal Speedway [URC/360]: 10/19/2019)

2020 Brock Zearfoss Racing Statistics:
Wins: 1
Top-5s: 6
Top-10s: 9

2020 Highlights: Earned back-to-back top-ten finishes against All Star Circuit of Champions at East Bay Raceway Park. Earned back-to-back top-five finishes during King of the 360’s action at East Bay Raceway Park; finished fourth during the $10,000-to-win finale. Rallied from 13th to finish fourth at Lincoln Speedway on Sunday, March 1. Finished fifth at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, March 7. Finished sixth at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, March 14. Earned Open Wheel Nationals win at Park Jefferson International Speedway on Saturday, April 25, worth $6,000. Finished 11th with World of Outlaws at Knoxville Raceway on Friday, May 8. Finished fifth with World of Outlaws at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on Saturday, May 23.

 



Dietrich shows speed in Pevely; All Star commitments ahead

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (May 25, 2020) – Although the team’s final results were shy of the ultimate goal, Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing displayed a lot of speed during their visit to Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri, and highlighted the World of Outlaws doubleheader with a 16th-place finish on Friday night, May 22. A fifth-place finish during heat race competition secured Dietrich’s spot in the 30-lap preliminary main event.

Although recording the tenth-fastest time during his respective group of qualifying time trials, the Gettysburg, Pennsylvania-native had to settle with being the ‘odd man out’ during the entire Saturday program, first missing a heat race transfer slot by one position, only to miss the evening’s $20,000-to-win, 40-lap feature grid with a fifth-place run during the Last Chance Showdown. There were 61 cars that made the call on Saturday night.

“Those weren’t the results we wanted, but we showed a lot of speed and I’m proud of my team for that,” Dietrich said, driver of the Gary Kauffman Racing/Weikert’s Livestock/Sandoe’s Fruit Market/Pace Performance/Big Cove Whitetail Trophy Hunts/Drop Of Ink Tattoo/Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC/Self Made/No. 48 sprint car. “I can’t thank Gary Kauffman enough for giving us the chance to pack up and leave home for a while. We’re lucky to have a lot of great support from not only our owner, but our partners and fans.”

For the foreseeable future, Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing will switch focus and hit the road full-time with the All Star Circuit of Champions, kicking things off with a doubleheader at Park Jefferson International Speedway in Jefferson, South Dakota, on Friday and Saturday, May 29-30. The Park Jefferson double will award a total winner’s share equalling $13,200; $6,600 each evening.

In addition to South Dakota, Danny Dietrich’s All Star commitments will send the driver of the familiar No. 48 to areas within Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, and Louisiana between May 29 and June 14. The five-state road trip will include nine different facilities, all new to the 2019 Central PA Sprint Car Series and Williams Grove Speedway champion.

“We’re excited for the challenge. With the way things are in Pennsylvania, this was a great opportunity for us to hit the road and race a lot over the next few weeks. I’ve always enjoyed racing with the All Stars and we’ve had some success with the Series. We hope to continue that success this weekend,” Dietrich stated. “The goal is to conclude this All Star swing in a position near the top of the standings. If that’s the case, we’ll be more than tempted to see things through and race for a championship. We are out here to win.”

SPECIAL THANKS:
Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing would like to thank all of their current marketing partners including: Weikert’s Livestock, Sandoe’s Fruit Market, Pace Performance, Big Cove Whitetail Trophy Hunts, Drop Of Ink Tattoo, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, Self Made, Graver’s Garage, Racer’s New & Used Parts Warehouse, El Vista Orchards, Start 2 Finish Complete Property Maintenance.

SOCIAL MEDIA:
Keep up with Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing during their entire campaign right here at the official online home of Fully Injected Motorsports – www.FullyInjected.com. Be sure to also follow Danny Dietrich online at www.dannydietrich.com, as well as on all of the available social media networks including Twitter: https://twitter.com/dannydietrich and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GKRracing/. Danny Dietrich/Gary Kauffman Racing apparel is now available and can be found at the track.

STATS:
2020 Gary Kauffman Racing Statistics:
Top-5s: 5
Top-10s: 6
Wins: 1

2018 Wins: 10 (Lincoln Speedway: 3/10, 4/21, 6/30, 7/2, 7/14) (BAPS Motor Speedway: 4/8, 9/20) (Port Royal Speedway: 5/5, 7/7) (Williams Grove Speedway: 6/1)

2019 Wins: 15 (Lincoln Speedway: 3/16) (Williams Grove Speedway: 3/29) (BAPS Motor Speedway: 4/7) (Port Royal Speedway: 4/20) (Bridgeport Speedway [WoO]: 5/21) (Port Royal Speedway: 5/25) (Williams Grove Speedway: 5/31) (Weedsport Speedway [ASCoC]: 6/9) (Lincoln Speedway: 6/15) (Williams Grove Speedway: 6/21) (Orange County Fair Speedway [ASCoC]: 7/13) (Williams Grove Speedway: 7/19) (Lincoln Speedway: 8/17) (Williams Grove Speedway: 8/30) (BAPS Motor Speedway: 11/16)

2019 Championships: Williams Grove Speedway Track Championship, Central Pennsylvania Sprint Car Championship

2020 Wins: 1 (Lincoln Speedway Icebreaker – February 22)

2020 Highlights: Finished tenth against All Star Circuit of Champions at Volusia Speedway Park on February 6. Won Lincoln Speedway’s $4,000 Icebreaker on February 22. Finished second at Lincoln Speedway on Sunday, March 1. Finished fourth at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, March 7. Finished third at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, March 14. Finished second at Williams Grove Speedway on Sunday, March 15. Finished 12th with World of Outlaws at Knoxville Raceway (48 cars) on Friday, May 8.

 



Rico Abreu rallies to 13th with WoO during Pevely finale

Dates: Friday and Saturday, May 22nd & 23rd
Event: World of Outlaws at I-55
Series: World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series
Track: Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 (Pevely, Missouri)
Rico Abreu Finishes (Start):
Friday: B-Main – 7th (9th)
Saturday: A-Main – 13th (19th)

ST. HELENA, Calif. (May 25, 2020) – Once again joining the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, St. Helena, California’s Rico Abreu made the trip from his Indiana-based, Midwest headquarters to the highbanks of Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 during the recent weekend, entering back-to-back nights with the Greatest Show On Dirt in search of another $20,000 top prize. Although Abreu’s results were short of the podium, the two-time Ironman 55 champion put on a hard-fought performance on Saturday to finish 13th after starting from row ten.

Adding a little drama to his Saturday night result, Abreu, driver of the Rico Abreu/Curb Agajanian Racing/Abreu Vineyards/Curb Records/Lucas Oil/Priority Aviation/Self Made Racing/Salty’s BBQ/ShopRico.com/No. 24 sprint car, suffered from a flat tire during his rally from 19th to 13th and was forced to restart at the tail of the field. Abreu was racing in the 11th position when the flat tire occurred.

Abreu opened his two-day visit to I-55 with a B-Main appearance on Friday, finishing seventh after starting ninth to miss main event action by three spots. There were over 60 cars on the grounds for each of the World of Outlaws programs.

“It was a good recovery for my team. I’m proud of these guys. We’re starting to get more and more comfortably with the car. It just takes laps. We’re getting there,” Rico Abreu said. “I just can’t thank everyone enough for their support, my partners and fans included. It takes a lot to move this team up and down the road and I wouldn’t be where I am today without everyone’s love and support.”

Rico Abreu and Rico Abreu/Curb Agajanian Racing have not finalized plans for the coming weekend, but fans should stay alert on social media for continuing updates pertaining to Rico Abreu’s racing agenda.

SOCIAL MEDIA:
Fans are encouraged to follow Rico Abreu online, as well as on all of his available social media networks:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RicoAbreuRacing,
Twitter: https://twitter.com/rico_abreu
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rico_abreu/

APPAREL:
Those seeking the latest Rico Abreu Racing apparel should visit www.shoprico.com, or find Rico’s Van at select events during the 2020 season.

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ricosvan
2020 Rico Abreu Racing Statistics:
Total Races: 4
Total Wins: 0
Total Top-5s: 0
Total Top-10s: 0
**Stats only reflect starts in RAR #24 Sprint Car

 

 

Schatz scores back-to-back top-tens, KSE Hard Charger Award at I-55

Dates: Friday and Saturday, May 22nd & 23rd Event: World of Outlaws at I-55 Series: World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Track: F.A.P. Raceway at I-55 (Pevely, Missouri) Donny Schatz A-Main Finishes (Start): Friday: 7th (11th) Saturday: 8th (25th)

2020 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings: 832-points – third (34-points behind championship leader, Logan Schuchart)

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (May 25, 2020) – Donny Schatz’ weekend visit to I-55 in Pevely, Missouri, was complete with success, as well as perseverance, not only earning back-to-back top-ten finishes with the Greatest Show On Dirt, but ultimately capping his weekend with an impressive rally from a provisional starting position – 25th on the grid – to finish eighth at the end of 40 circuits.

Battling his way to tenth by lap 30, the Fargo, North Dakota-native was forced to utilize a World of Outlaws provisional after missing a transfer position in the evening’s Last Chance Showdown. To make matters more difficult, a substandard qualifying effort forced Schatz to race in one of two non-qualifiers races; he rallied from seventh to earn a spot in a heat race.

Schatz kicked-off his weekend on the highbanks of I-55 with a seventh-place score on Friday after starting 11th. A third-place finish during his respective heat race secured Schatz’ main event starting spot.

The pair of top-ten outcomes propelled the ten-time World of Outlaws champion to third in the championship chase; Schatz entered the weekend fourth in the Series standings.

Donny Schatz and the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing/Advance Professional/Carquest Auto Parts/Technet Professional Automotive Service/Ford Performance/Mobil 1/Sage Fruit/Curb Records/Absolute Automation & Security/Hunt Brothers Pizza/Digital Ally/J&J Auto Racing/No. 15 sprint car team will continue their 2020 World of Outlaws championship quest with another Missouri doubleheader, this time at the Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Missouri, on Friday and Saturday, May 29-30.

Most recently, Schatz earned a World of Outlaws victory at Lake Ozark Speedway during a visit in 2018. The $10,000 triumph was the product of row two, taking command with a big move on lap seven and never looking back.

ADDITIONAL MEDIA: Fans are encouraged to follow the progress of Donny Schatz, Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing and the No. 15/Advance Professional/Carquest Auto Parts/Technet Professional Automotive Service/Ford Performance/Mobil 1/Sage Fruit/Curb Records/Absolute Automation & Security/Hunt Brothers Pizza/Digital Ally/J&J Auto Racing motorsports team on the Web and on social media.

Donny Schatz: Web: www.donnyschatzmotorsports.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/DonnySchatz Twitter: www.twitter.com/donnySchatz Instagram www.instagram.com/donnyschatz

Tony Stewart Racing: Web: www.tonystewartracing.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/TonyStewartRacing Twitter: www.twitter.com/Tonystewart_rcg Instagram: www.instagram.com/@TonyStewart_Rcg 2020 Donny Schatz / Tony Stewart Racing WoO Statistics: World of Outlaws Races: 6 World of Outlaws Wins: 1 World of Outlaws Top-5s: 1 World of Outlaws Top-10s: 6

 

 

WAYNE COUNTY SPEEDWAY TO OPEN SATURDAY; OPEN PRACTICE, SUPER STOCKS & MINISTOCK FULL PROGRAM; NO FANS ALLOWED

​​Orrville, Ohio

​By Mike Swanger

​With 7 race dates missed due to the Covid 19 Pandemic and all the precautions in place that are now starting to be relaxed slightly, Wayne County Speedway promoter Jason Flory has decided to open WCS this Saturday, May 30th. The day will start at noon with open practice for all class' of cars and will last until 4 pm. There will be a $15 per person as each car will be allowed 4 crew members including the driver for the practice session. At that time the pits will be cleared and then the McKenzie Concrete Super Stocks and the JoyRide Transport Mini Stocks will file in for a complete program, The Mini Stocks will be competing for Kirsch Properties Summer Series Points. Once again it will be 4 people per car with a pit pass of $40 per person.

​The CDC and Wayne County Health Department rules will be followed as each person will have their temperature taken and anybody with a temperature of more than 100 degrees must leave. Everyone must wear a mask at all times except for the driver with their helmet on and social distancing of 6 feet be observed. Everyone must stay in the pit area and pit stands at all times. No one will be allowed into the general admission stands at anytime and the concession stand will be closed. No fans will be allowed.

​That is the plan as of Sunday, May 24th, but with the health rules being changed seemingly everyday, so could the plans at Wayne County Speedway as we hope for more lenient changes this week. For the time being WCS is asking for everyone to obey the rules and hopefully we get back to normal racing soon. Should anything change before Saturday, go to Wayne County Speedway's facebook page and another press release will be done as soon as any changes are made.

 

 

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Bellm Eyes Pair of Missouri Events on Memorial Day Weekend

Lonnie Wheatley, NIXA, Mo. (May 22, 2020) – Eager to get the 2020 racing campaign under way in strong form, Kyle Bellm and the No. 14e Sprint Car team look to take in a pair of events in the Show Me State this weekend.

Bell will drop the 410-ci powerplant in place for a Saturday night run at Farmington’s St. Francois County Raceway before shifting to ASCS Sooner vs. Warrior Region action on Sunday night at Eldon’s Lake Ozark Speedway.

“It will be good to get back on track and hopefully get some good finishes,” Bellm comments.

Bellm kicked off his Sprint Car season during last week’s West Texas Crude Nationals at Lubbock’s West Texas Raceway.

Debuting the new No. 14e, a change from the familiar “k”, his Crude Nationals came to an early end after contact with the wall upon completing his Tuesday night qualifying laps.

“It was 100% a mistake on my part,” Bellm explains. “After I took the checkered flag, I glanced up at the scoreboard to check my time. When I looked back to the track, the sun was right in my eyes and by the time I could see I was a couple of car-widths higher than I should have been.”

The damage proved too extensive to continue on for the night.

“The car was pretty much junked,” Bellm says. “We drove home the next day and then I stayed up late just tearing the rest of it apart and started getting another one together.”

“Hopefully we have that out of the way for this year,” Bellm says.

Bellm looks to turn things around this weekend at Farmington and Lake Ozark.

The Kyle Bellm Racing efforts are made possible with support from marketing partners including Greenworks Nursery, Landscapes Awarded, Christian County Collision Repair, Bybee Lawn Care, PPG Automotive Finishes, Colorvision, Schure Built Suspensions, Schaeffers Racing Oil and Valley Park West Retirement Living.

Up Next: Farmington, Missouri’s St Francois County Raceway on Saturday and ASCS Sooner/Warrior Region at Eldon, Missouri’s Lake Ozark Speedway on Sunday.

Keep Track: Keep track of Kyle Bellm’s on-track action including schedule and results at http://www.kylebellm.com/, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/KyleBellmRacing?fref=ts or on Twitter at @kylebellmracing.

If you would like Kyle Bellm Racing press releases e-mailed directly to you, send your e-mail address to Lonnie Wheatley at lonniewheatley@gmail.com.

 

 

Reutzel Continues Pandemic Tour with World of Outlaws Pevely Double

Lonnie Wheatley, CLUTE, Texas (May 22, 2020) – Aaron Reutzel and the Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports No. 87 Sprint Car team are back in action with a pair of World of Outlaws “Return to Racing” events at Pevely, Missouri’s Federated Auto Parts I-55 Raceway this weekend.

The Friday night card offers up a $6,000 winner’s share while a whopping $20,000 is on the line in Saturday’s feature event.

It will be Reutzel’s first visit to I-55 Raceway since the 2018 edition of the Ironman 55.

Reutzel and the Folkens Brothers Trucking/Dissolvalloy Downhole Revolution Triple-X Sprint Car team continue the Pandemic Tour after taking in last weekend’s Great Lakes Shootout at Minnesota’s Jackson Motorplex.

Reutzel piloted the Precision Catalyst/Hollywood Blasting & Coating/Beard Equipment machine to a 12th-place finish on Friday night before the Saturday finale fell victim to rain.

“We got a bad pill draw for qualifying,” Reutzel recalls. “Everybody was running the bottom and the top was all marbles, and with just one lap for qualifying it was tough to get a good lap in.”

Reutzel then climbed from fifth to third in his heat race to land the 15th starting position for the feature event aboard the Nattress Construction/Momentum Racing Suspension machine.

“We got a couple of positions early, then it went to pretty much one-lane around the bottom the rest of the way,” Reutzel says.

Reutzel and the BRM No. 87 team will be looking for success at Pevely, Missouri this weekend.

2020 Quick Stats: 22 races, 4 wins, 11 top-fives, 15 top-tens.

Next Up: World of Outlaws Sprint Cars at Federated Auto Parts I-55 Raceway in Pevely, MO, on Friday and Saturday.

Keep Track: Keep track of Aaron Reutzel’s on-track action including schedule and results at http://www.aaronreutzelracing.com/, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Aaron-Reutzel-Racing/117666254913127 or on Twitter at @AaronReutzel. You can also e-mail Aaron at aaronreutzel@yahoo.com.

If you would like Aaron Reutzel Racing press releases e-mailed directly to you, send your e-mail address to Lonnie Wheatley at lonniewheatley@gmail.com.

 

 

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National Point Standings through May 21

IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars – 1. Tyler Drueke, Eagle, Neb., 118; 2. Danny Wood, Norman, Okla., 112; 3. Steven Shebester, Mustang, Okla., 108; 4. Andy Shouse, Oklahoma City, Okla., 98; 5. Trey Burke, League City, Texas, 94; 6. Chris Kelly, Oklahoma City, Okla., 91; 7. Colby Thornhill, Enumclaw, Wash., and Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan., both 89; 9. Jack Dover, Springfield, Neb., 77; 10. Stuart Snyder, Lincoln, Neb., Saban Bibent, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Alison Slaton, Edmond, Okla., each 74; 13. Jay Russell, Wathena, Kan., and Jack Potter, Lees Summit, Mo., both 73; 15. Zach Patterson, Yukon, Okla., 72; 16. Bradley Sterrett, Bloomington, Ind., 71; 17. Toby Chapman, Panama, Neb., and Tanner Conn, Oklahoma City, Okla., both 67; 19. Kenny Potter, Harrisonville, Mo., 65; 20. Chad Wilson, North Richland Hills, Texas, 63.

State Point Standings

California – 1. Brendan Warmerdam, Lemoore, Calif., 40; 2. Rob Solomon, Fresno, Calif., 39; 3. Grant Champlin, Hanford, Calif., 38; 4. Colby Thornhill, Enumclaw, Washington, 37; 5. Mike Schott, Tulare, Calif., 36; 6. Connor Danell, Visalia, Calif., 35; 7. Michael Pombo, Easton, Calif., 34; 8. Albert Pombo, Fresno, Calif., 33; 9. Brooklyn Holland, Fresno, Calif., 32; 10. Rick Bray, Fresno, Calif., 31.

Missouri – 1. Tyler Drueke, Eagle, Neb., 80; 2. Saban Bibent, Cincinnati, Ohio, 74; 3. Jay Russell, Wathena, Kan., 73; 4. Bradley Sterrett, Bloomington, Ind., 71; 5. Kenny Potter, Harrisonville, Mo., and Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan., both 65; 7. Shayle Bade, Lincoln, Neb., 61; 8. Jack Potter, Lees Summit, Mo., 60; 9. Randy Sterling, Morrisdale, Pa., 56; 10. John Paynter Jr., Bloomington, Ind., 54.

Oklahoma – 1. Danny Wood, Norman, Okla., 79; 2. Andy Shouse, Oklahoma City, Okla., and Steven Shebester, Mustang, Okla., both 74; 4. Chris Kelly, Oklahoma City, Okla., 60; 5. Zach Patterson, Yukon, Okla., 58; 6. Jason Martin, Lincoln, Neb., 54; 7. Colby Thornhill, Enumclaw, Washington, 52; 8. Tanner Conn, Oklahoma City, Okla., 51; 9. Cameron Hagin, Broken Arrow, Okla., 49; 10. Alison Slaton, Edmond, Okla., and Trey Burke, League City, Texas, both 44.

South Dakota – 1. Jack Dover, Springfield, Neb., 40; 2. Daniel Nekolite, Oneill, Neb., 39; 3. Tyler Drueke, Eagle, Neb., 38; 4. Toby Chapman, Panama, Neb., 37; 5. Trey Burke, League City, Texas, 36; 6. Stuart Snyder, Lincoln, Neb., 35; 7. Dusty Ballenger, Harrisburg, S.D., 34; 8. Jason Danley, Lincoln, Neb., 33; 9. Joey Danley, Lincoln, Neb., 32; 10. Trefer Waller, Oneill, Neb., 31.

Texas – 1. Chad Wilson, North Richland Hills, Texas, 63; 2. Casey Burkham, Combine, Texas, 51; 3. John Ricketts, Burleson, Texas, 49; 4. Matt Etzelmiller, Keller, Texas, 42; 5. Jett Hays, New Fairview, Texas, 40; 6. Jake Bubak, Arvada, Colo., Logan Scherb, Decatur, Texas, and Jerrad Warhurst, Joshua, Texas, each 39; 9. Danny Smith, Sand Springs, Okla., 38; 10. Michelle Parson, Abilene, Texas, 37.

 

 

URSS vs. DCRP Sprint Car Showdown Reset for July 2

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (May 22, 2020) – Originally slated to kick off the 2020 racing season at Dodge City Raceway Park, the URSS vs. Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Car Showdown has been reset for Thursday night, July 2.

The event has been postponed on a pair of occasions due to ongoing restrictions resulting from the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, with the track now set to officially get things under way on Saturday, June 20, with Armed Forces Night featuring the Hobby Stock Roundup.

The July 2 date for the URSS vs. DCRP Sprint Car Showdown will feature a complete card of championship chase action that will also include the IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks.

The Thursday night card will kick off multi-night set for the URSS Sprint Car ranks with events to follow at Belleville, KS, and Fairbury, NE, on the following nights.

Detailed schedule information is available at https://www.dodgecityraceway.com/schedule/.

Dodge City Raceway Park is located on the south edge of Dodge City, KS, on US 283, then 0.9 miles west on US 56, then 0.1 miles south. For more information, contact the track at 620-225-3277 or check www.dodgecityraceway.com.

 

 

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum to Open May 22!

(National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum) May 20, 2020 – The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum will open its doors to visitors for the first time since March 20. The non-profit museum located at 1 Sprint Capital Place in Knoxville, Iowa will open again at 8 a.m., Friday, May 22.

Hours for Memorial Day weekend are: Friday, May 22, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday, May 23, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday May 24, 12-5 p.m., and Monday May 25, 12-5 p.m.

The museum is following COVID-19 precautions and guidelines handed down by the governor of Iowa and the Iowa Department of Public Health.

The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum advises those who are sick, or those who are especially susceptible to severe complications with the virus, to refrain from visiting at this time.

“We have been very busy here at the museum even though our doors have been closed,” says National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Executive Director, Bob Baker. “We’re excited about the prospects of visitors, but want them to be advised to practice social distancing, and take care to use hand sanitizers and stay safe!”

Museum Coordinator, Bill Wright, adds, “Visitors are the lifeblood of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum. We hope they enjoy our ‘Salute to Champion Greg Hodnett’ exhibit and all the other things that the museum has to offer while staying safe. We’ve been working hard to make a great experience for all visitors, and we can’t wait to see them. However, we want them to be advised that activities like the iRacing simulator, climbing in our Rick Ferkel ‘sit-in’ car and the touchscreens will be off limits at least for a while.”

For more information on the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum and the special events happening here, visit www.SprintCarHoF.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum One Sprint Capital Place Knoxville, IA 50138 Phone: 641-842-6176 Fax: 641-842-6177

 

 

Late Night Call Seals the Deal for URSS Opener at Salina Speedway!

Oberlin, Kansas - It has been a bustling 24 hours for Lucas Oil POWRi United Rebel Sprint Series presented by Mel Hambelton Ford Racing president Rick Salem. After thinking the upcoming Memorial Day weekend of racing would not happen after the proposed event at Oberlin Speedway was shut down by county officials, a late-night phone call from Salina (Kansas) Speedway owner Tommie Hendrickson and Chris Sutton wanting to bring in Sprint cars for a Memorial weekend special, both parties came to terms and the series will open the 2020 race season at the speedway this coming Saturday night, May 23.

Originally a $700 to-win event, contributions and support from Missouri-s Mike Sosebee, Steve Hilker of Hilker Trucking and Austin McLean Motorsports now has this event paying $1000 to-win and $200 to start. And as this release is written on a Wednesday night, even the payout has a chance to grow even more.

It will be the first time in the fourteen year history that the URSS 305’s will be competing at the Salina, Kansas three-eighths mile oval and over twenty drivers from four states have already inquired they will be competing.

Below are some of the guidelines both the track and series officials need all to adhere to:

There are some guidelines that we ask everyone to follow. 1. Please adhere to the 15 people per group and please stay 6 feet away from other groups of 15 people. 2. If you feel sick or have been around anyone that is sick, please sit this one out. 3. If you dont feel safe coming out, please by all means stay home. 4. We recommend that you wear a mask, but it is not a requirement.

The CDC also recommends that those who are higher risk take extra precautions and consider staying at home.

Pit gates will open at 4:00 PM with racing slated for a 7:00 PM start time. There is a $30 entry fee due at time of sign in and all pit passes will be just $25.

This event will be a URSS series and IMCA National point race.

For rules, past results, champions and more for the URSS please check out the series official website www.unitedrebelsprintseries.com and up-to-date information on their facebook page: United Rebel Sprint Series (URSS). If interested in adding to the purse or series questions in general, contact Salem (785) 475-7010.

Learn more about Salina Speedway by checking out their official website www.racesalinaspeedway.com and their official facebook page: Salina Speedway. Track phone is (785) 292-9220.

 

 

Oswego Speedway Cancels Events for June 6 and 13, Discussion for Potential Re-Opening Underway

OSWEGO, NY (May 20, 2020) - Two more Oswego Speedway events; scheduled for Saturday, June 6 and Saturday, June 13, have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With that announcement, the track has officially lost the first four shows of its 70th anniversary season.

The June 6 program, presented by Oswego County Media Group, was scheduled to include a regular show for the Novelis Supermodifieds and Pathfinder Bank SBS, plus the first of three appearances by the Sunoco New York Super Stock Series. The Speedway is working with NYSS officials to find a makeup date.

On June 13, Burke’s Do It Best Home Centers and Compass Credit Union were to present the fan favorite Twin 35’s for Novelis Supermodifieds, plus racing for the Pathfinder Bank SBS and J&S Paving 350 Supers. At this point, it is unclear whether or not the Twins will be made up this season.

“It is a gigantic disappointment to lose more events,” said track owner John Torrese. “Our goal continues to be opening as soon as possible. We are in discussions with local officials about a reopening plan. As soon as they say ‘go,’ we will be cutting things loose at the race track.”

Anyone planning to attend future race track events in 2020 are asked to be aware that Oswego Speedway will be strictly enforcing all of the state and local guidelines for a phased re-opening. Last Friday, the Central New York region reached the first of four steps in that process.

“By the state model, entertainment can not go until phase 4 and that includes the Speedway," Torrese explained. "If we continue on the right path, we are confident we can be racing by July, and are hopeful to have cars on the track sooner. When the time comes, we will be following all of the necessary public health protocols.”

In the weeks ahead, Speedway fans and teams are urged to check track social media and OswegoSpeedway.com frequently. At this time, the June 20 event is not cancelled, and the schedule remains fluid with several changes anticipated moving forward. Torrese advised against making plans based on the original schedule.

“When we open, the schedule will likely be re-shaped in certain areas,” he continued. “Teams should expect a few differences in the specifics of shows, like divisions and laps. We will do all we can to get as much racing in as possible. As we receive more information, we will continue to put it out right away. Everyone’s patience and support is greatly appreciated.”

Teams are again reminded that when the Speedway is given the green light to open, it will do so without hesitation, so equipment should be prepped and ready. All of the required forms needed to compete, including registration sheets, are posted under ‘RULES’ at OswegoSpeedway.com.

While the track office also remains closed, drivers are asked to mail in all of their paperwork as soon as possible. All cars must be registered for competition in order to see the track, and an updated medical form for the driver must be turned in.

For fans hoping to purchase or renew tickets and camping, the Oswego Speedway office will be simultaneously reopened once the season resumes.

To find the latest information, visit OswegoSpeedway.com. You can also LIKE on Facebook at Facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway, FOLLOW on Twitter @OswegoSpeedway or on Instagram @OfficialOswegoSpeedway.

About Oswego Speedway: Oswego Speedway is a 5/8 mile semi-banked pavement racing oval located off the shores of Lake Ontario in scenic Oswego, NY. The speedway has been a continuously run weekly racing venue since August 1951. The premier open-wheel pavement short track cars in the world, Supermodifieds, run weekly at the Oswego Speedway making it the only weekly Supermodified racing venue in the world. The Small Block Supermodifieds and 350 Supermodifieds accompany the full blown Supers on a weekly Saturday night schedule which runs from May through September. Oswego Speedway is mentioned in racing circles as the “Indy of the East,” as no fewer than a dozen past and present competitors have competed at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway including Mario Andretti, two-time Indy 500 champion Gordon Johncock, and former International Classic Champions Bentley Warren, Joe Gosek, and Davey Hamilton.

 

 

Monarch Motor Speedway

410C.I. OUTLAW SPRINT CARS COMING to Monarch Motor Speedway featuring Tony Stewart and the All Star Circuit of Champions – FRIDAY, June 12 at 8pm with the running of the MONARCH OUTLAW SPRINT NATIONALS!

ADVANCE DISCOUNT GRANDSTAND TICKETS NOW ON SALE! *Plus advance ticket holders* get in stands ½ hour before gates open! Go to www.MMSdirt.com to get ‘em while they last!

ADVANCE PIT PASSES NOW ON SALE! Go to www.MMSdirt.com to get ‘em! (You can also use your pit pass for grandstand admission – so if you purchase a pit pass, you can get in extra early and canvass the pit area to check out the cars (at a safe distance, of course).

Let's get right to the meat and get into the event details:

>The All Star Circuit of Champions (ASCoC) ‘Thunder Through The Plains’ tour will be taking place at eight tracks in this region spanning June 4th through June 14th, with the Monarch Motor Speedway leg taking place on June Friday June 12th. Go to www.AllStarSprint.com for tour details.

>ASCoC officials are expecting full fields of 410C.I. sprint cars for this event, including headliners such as Cory Eliason, Skylar Gee, Sam Hafertepe Jr., Sheldon Haudenschild, Jac Haudenschild, Gerard McIntyre Jr., Paul McMahan, Justin Peck, Aaron Reutzel, Greg Wilson, Tony Stewart…and a host of others. A confirmed drivers list is being assembled by ASCoC officials and will be posted in the days to come. So be watching for news updates as they become available!

>The previously scheduled event at Monarch Motor Speedway on Friday June 12th is being updated to the following due to this change: the USRA Limited Modifieds will be racing for $500 to win. The 3-division racing card that night will wrap up with the Texas Dirt Truck Series, as they make their first-ever MMS appearance. For more series rules, visit Texas Dirt Truck Series on Facebook. All other MMS divisions are scheduled off on June 12th.

>Advance discount tickets are on sale now at www.MMSdirt.com through June 11th and are $28 for adults ages 12-54, with kids ages 6-11 $5. Advance ticket holders can get in the grandstands at 5pm (30 minutes early). You can also purchase advance pit passes now.

>On race day June 12th, Adult grandstand prices are $30 Adults (ages 12-54), $5 Kids (ages 6-11), with Seniors, Military and First-Responders $25. General grandstand admission opens at 5:30pm.

>Pit Passes are $40. Pits for ages 12 and under are $12. Pit gates open at 3pm.

>Hot laps and ASCoC time trials will take place around 7:30pm with racing to follow, around 8pm.

DON’T MISS the biggest sprint car racing event in the history of Monarch Motor Speedway with the running of the Monarch Outlaw Sprint Nationals featuring the stars and cars of the All Star Circuit of Champions on Friday, June 12th at 8pm – click www.MMSdirt.com to get your advance discount tickets TODAY while supplies last!

 

 

Burke Collects First Top-Five Finish of Season During Visit to South Dakota

Inside Line Promotions - JEFFERSON, S.D. (May 20, 2020) - One of the hardest things for a young driver to do is bounce back from a bad performance.

Trey Burke, who is only 15-years-old, was seeking confidence when he rolled into New Raceway Park on Sunday for a Sprint Series of Nebraska event. It's understandable considering he didn't qualify for the main event the last time he raced.

None of that mattered during the feature on Sunday. Burke started sixth and put together a solid run on his way to a fifth-place finish, which was his first top-five result of the 2020 season.

"It's huge," he said. "It's the little things that mean a lot. There were a lot of cars and I was a little lost on where to run on the track.

"I wasn't feeling that confident. After a really good hot-lap session in South Dakota, it really gave me a boost. Winning the heat race and getting a top five really helped."

It was Burke's first visit to New Raceway Park and it didn't take long for him to get used to the configuration or the tacky surface. Burke started on the pole of his heat race and held on for the win. In the feature, the young driver kept the leaders in sight and came away with a confidence-building result.

"The first thing me and crew chief Brad Benic do when we get to a new track is compare it to other places we've been," Burke said. "By doing that I can mentally prepare myself on how I'm going to run it. I think it really helps because I'm not focusing on where to run as much as how aggressive I can be.

"We are definitely happy about our finish. The track was really different and it rained all weekend and was misting during hot laps. The track stayed tacky and a little rough, which was challenging, but we got it figured out."

Next up for Burke is a two-race weekend with events on Friday at Monarch Motor Speedway in Wichita Falls, Texas, with the Texas Sprint Series and on Saturday at Lawton Speedway in Lawton, Okla. And now that he has a top five under his belt, Burke's confidence level is rising.

"I'm a lot more confident," he said. "I know what is going to happen and we are starting to dial in this setup a little more. I'm starting to adjust to how to drive the car and everybody on the team is a lot happier."

QUICK RESULTS -

May 17 - New Raceway Park in Jefferson, S.D. - Heat race: 1 (1); Feature: 5 (6).

SEASON STATS -

3 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 2 top 10s, 2 top 15s, 2 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday at Monarch Motor Speedway in Wichita Falls, Texas, with the Texas Sprint Series and Saturday at Lawton Speedway in Lawton, Okla.

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://treyburke.myracepass.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/treyburkeracing

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/treyburkeracing/

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Momentum Racing Suspensions

Momentum Racing Suspensions specializes in building and rebuilding shocks for the racing industry. The company is owned by Brad Benic, a leader in the industry who has been around racing his entire life and in the suspension business since 1995. The company specializes in open wheel circle track racing but has the ability and know how to get you optimum performance on any track type or configuration. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/momentumshocks/ .

"The biggest thing they bring is the owner, Brad Benic," Burke said. "We fly him out to our races and he is our crew chief. Not only are we running his shocks, we have him with us with all of his knowledge to help us out. He helps me out on where to run, helps my dad out with what to do, and he really knows what he is doing. We wouldn't have gotten all of the good finishes we did last year without him. The shocks are really good,and Brad can assess what to do over the phone without even seeing it. He is really great to work with."

Burke would also like to thank Dooling Machine Products, TJ Forged, Wells Racing Engines, Maxim Chassis and Simpson Race Products for their continued support.

 

 

Giovanni Scelzi Scores Top Five in Texas and Runner-Up Result in Florida

Inside Line Promotions - MILTON, Fla. (May 20, 2020) - Giovanni Scelzi has been busy during the last couple of weeks.

Scelzi earned a pair of top-five finishes in a family owned sprint car while racing in three different states. His return to racing began on May 8 at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, where a mechanical problem ended the night early during the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series event.

"Going into a tough race like that with 48 of the top drivers you need to be nearly flawless and we struggled for balance the whole night," he said. "It's hard when you only get about two laps in hot laps to figure your stuff out and then you go into qualifying, which can make or break your night. We made progress throughout the night and I felt like we had a shot to make the show, but mechanical issues hurt us. That was not an easy race to make the show and we were in contention so that's a positive."

Four days later Scelzi ventured to West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas, to tackle the West Texas Crude Nationals. He qualified fourth quickest in his group and won a heat race to lock into a dash. A runner-up result in the dash lined Scelzi up on the inside of the second row for the A Main.

"We were just a bit off," he said. "Plus, it's a weird track surface so that made it tricky. It took rubber in qualifying so it made it tough to figure out what we needed to do. Luckily we got the fourth spot for the heat race inversion so we started the heat up front. Track position was the biggest thing all night and we were able to capitalize on good starting positions in the heat race, dash and main event."

Scelzi placed fifth in the feature to record his fourth top five of the season. The event finale rained out on Wednesday.

The team then hustled to Florida for a USCS Series doubleheader at Southern Raceway last weekend. Scelzi maneuvered from third to second place in a heat race on Friday before picking up a position in the main event to place eighth.

The weekend concluded with a better result on Saturday. Scelzi's charge from seventh to win a heat race garnered the pole position for the A Main.

"We made some changes after Friday and it was in the right direction for Saturday's program," he said. "It's a sandy track and different surface. In the feature Mark Smith got the lead right away. I slid him once, but he got back by me. There was a point where if I could get ahead maybe I could have held him off. The first 10-to-15 laps before it took rubber the track was dusty and I felt better, but we kept having yellows. Once the track cleaned off Mark was able to pull away a bit and we finished second."

The traveling continues this weekend as Scelzi plans to head to Tucson Speedway in Tucson, Ariz., for a pavement late model doubleheader with Nascimento Racing. There will be a practice session Friday prior to racing on Saturday and Sunday.

"Going to a new track and not knowing what to expect, especially after all the COVID-19 stuff going on, it will be a challenge," he said. "However, I tested with them once and it went well so hopefully we'll have a solid weekend."

QUICK RESULTS -

May 8 - Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa - Qualifying: 20; Heat race: 7 (10); B Main: DNF (9).

May 12 - West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas - Qualifying: 4; Heat race: 1 (1); Dash: 2 (2); Feature: 5 (3).

May 15 - Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla. - Heat race: 2 (3); Feature: 8 (9).

May 16 - Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla. - Heat race: 1 (7); Feature: 2 (1).

SEASON STATS -

12 races, 1 win, 5 top fives, 9 top 10s, 10 top 15s, 10 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Saturday and Sunday at Tucson Speedway in Tucson, Ariz.

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.GaryScelziMotorsports.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/GioScelzi

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gary-Scelzi-Motorsports/225890834113599

VIDEO -

Here is a link to a highlight and promotional video: https://vimeo.com/216772925

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Todd Jorgensen

"Todd is a unique sponsor who helps us race and he works on the car when he can," Scelzi said. "He's one of the biggest supporters of my brother and I. Todd shows up to races and helps on the car so we really appreciate his support both at the track and away from it."

Scelzi would like to thank Scelzi Enterprises, Red Rose Transportation, Inc., Whipple Superchargers, Fuel Delivery Services, Inc., Panella Trucking, Red Line Oil, Roth Motorsports, Schoenfeld Headers, K&N Filters, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, FK Rod Ends, NAPA Auto Parts, Todd Jorgensen, Sparco, Allstar Performance, AutoMeter, Worldwide Bearings and Kenny's Components for their continued support.

 

 

HUGE CAR COUNT EXPECTED FOR INDY SUMMER NATIONALS AT LOR

May 20, 2020 – The return of non-wing sprint cars to Lucas Oil Raceway is generating a lot of excitement. It has been nearly nine years since the last non-wing sprint car event, an August 18, 2011 USAC event won by Bobby Santos III. Non-wing sprint cars will return to LOR on June 20, 2020 with the inaugural “Indy Summer Nationals”. It will be the first of three appearances of non-wing sprint car events at LOR in 2020.

The June 20 event is projected to showcase one of the largest car counts for a pavement sprint car event found anywhere in the entire country this year, for a multitude of reasons. The event will be sanctioned by Must See Racing presented by Engine Pro as a non-points special event.
The event will feature an open tire policy, except for the series mandated American Racer right rear. This will allow virtually every competitor the chance to compete regardless of what sanctioning body he competes at regularly. They will be able to run the tire brand they normally use. They won’t be forced to buy tires for one race that they would never be able to use again, effectively making participation in this event cost effective. This will therefore increase the pool of cars available to compete in this event, accommodating nearly every car available.

One of the biggest surprises to date has been the number of Must See Racing regular competitors already committed to this event. Thirteen full-time Must See Racing series competitors have already stated they will be at LOR for the June 20 event. This is very surprising considering many of these teams don’t compete or have never competed in non-winged pavement events. They also indicated this will be the only non-wing pavement sprint car event they will be participate in all season.

Event promoter Michael Moore originally announced that he would start thirty cars in the feature event. Due to an overwhelming response he has received, he announced on May 19 that he will start up to forty cars in the feature, due to the larger size of the track.

As of May 20, there are currently thirty-one cars who plan on competing in this event. There are still numerous teams that have not yet officially announced they will participate in this event, and its very possible the final number of entries could be potentially closer to forty. The event is shaping up to be one of the biggest pavement sprint car events of the entire 2020 calendar year.

The June 20 “Indy Summer Nationals” will be the only visit Must See Racing non-wing sprint cars will make to LOR in 2020. Non-wing sprint cars will also be competing at LOR on July 3 and August 22. The August 22 event will be part of the “Night Before the 500” event. These other two events will be unsanctioned and governed by Anderson Speedway officials with Little 500 rules in place.

The event will kick off with an open practice on Friday night June 19. Racing activities will begin the following day and will also include the MSS winged Supermodifieds. The MSR 30-lap feature will pay $4,000 to win and will also be televised on MAVTV for a taped delayed broadcast at a later date.
Due to current State of Indiana regulations, a limited number of spectators will be allowed to attend the event with Hands Free and Social Distancing procedures in effect.

For more information and how to purchase event tickets visit https://thefoat.com/453771
or contact MICHAEL MOORE @ revsracing99@gmail.com (317-796-6186).

INDY SUMMER NATIONALS EXPECTED ENTRIES (as of 5/20/20)
Promotor intends to start up to 40 cars in the feature event.

00 - Joey Irwin - Davison, MI
OZ - Cord Earhart - Antwerp, OH
1 - TBA
7 - Tom Jewell - Vandalia, MI
7a - Dakoda Armstrong - New Castle IN
7b - Caleb Armstrong - New Castle, IN
8 - Anthony McCune - Toledo, OH
8a - Joe Liguori - Tampa, FL
8t - Dameron Taylor - Indianapolis, IN
9s - Charlie Schultz - Lorain, OH
10 - Christian Koehler - S. Bend, IN
11g - Tom Geren - Montpelier, OH
12 - Billy Wease - Noblesville, IN
12 - Chris Nuenschwander - New Haven, IN
13 – Jacob Dolinar – Sylvania, OH
15 - Tim Henthorn - Lorain, OH
22a - Bobby Santos III - Franklin, MA
31 - Derek Bischak - Indianapolis, IN
32 - Nick Hamilton - Danville, IN
32 - Ronnie Wuerdeman - Cincinnati, OH
32 - Todd McQuillen - Butler. OH
34 - Gary Dunkel - Indianapolis, IN
45 - Joshua Sexton - Elyria, OH
56 - Tyler Roahrig - Plymouth, IN
67 - Kyle O'Gara - Beach Grove, IN
71 - Brain Vaughn - Shirley, IN
72s - Joe Speakman - Richwood, OH
75c - Jerry Caryer - Ney, OH
81 - Mike Blake Racing - TBA
85 - Rick Holley - Rochester, PA
88 - Jimmy McCune - Toledo, OH

 

 

Daniel Excited to Make Debut at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

Inside Line Promotions - JACKSON, Minn. (May 20, 2020) - Mason Daniel will make his first career appearance at the famed Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 this weekend when the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series invades the high-banked oval in Pevely, Mo.

"I haven't raced there, but I've been there to watch an Outlaws race once," he said. "It seems like a good track. It looks like a mini Eldora. I'm really excited to race there."

This weekend marks the first of four straight weekends with the World of Outlaws, which returned to action on May 8 after being off for approximately three months because of COVID-19.

"It feels good to be racing again," Daniel said. "We've raced so sporadically and then we're battling the rain out season. It's like one thing after another. It's been a slow season so far. It still feels like the offseason kind of so it's good to see races coming up."

Daniel competed last Friday at the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing hosted by Jackson Motorplex. He qualified 25th quickest in his group before advancing to eighth in a heat race and to 10th in a B Main.

Although the result wasn't what Daniel desired, the biggest objective achieved was the progress the team made on loosening the sprint car, which has been uncharacteristically tight throughout the young season. Daniel noted that Friday showcased a step in the right direction and that he is looking forward to continuing to make progress this weekend.

"We made improvements," he said. "We figured some stuff out. It wasn't damaging points-wise since it wasn't a World of Outlaws race so we got to learn without as much pressure. I wish we got the second night in to keep learning, but the rain halted that."

The event finale rained out on Saturday.

QUICK RESULTS -

May 15 - Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn. - Qualifying: 25; Heat race: 8 (9); B Main: 10 (14).

SEASON STATS -

7 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 0 top 10s, 1 top 15, 1 top 20

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo., with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.masondanielracing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MasonDRacing

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Young's Commercial Transfer

Young's Commercial Transfer is a family-owned business with deep roots in California's Central Valley. Young's Commercial Transfer is the largest for-hire hauler of tomatoes in the United States. For more information, visit http://yctinc.com.

"Young's Commercial Transfer started my racing career," Daniel said. "Without them I would never have set foot in a car or had the opportunity I have now. I can't thank them enough for all that they do for us. They have supported me since Day 1 and that means the world to me to have that support."

Daniel would like to thank TruStar Energy, Valley Pacific, Dillon Risk Management, BTC Bank, Extreme Brand Products, Razzle Dazzle, King Racing Products, QA1 Rod Ends, Stevie Smith Titanium, Wings Unlimited, Bell Helmets, Golden State Peterbilt, E.M. Tharp, Fresno Truck Center and Suncrest Bank for their continued support.

 

 

Big names in racing give positive feedback on all-new racing app, chckrd

BYRAM, Conn. (May 21, 2020) - As the chckrd community continues to grow, subscribers are beginning to talk, and to no user’s surprise, the talk is consistently positive.

With much of the app’s recent growth coming from the devoted dirt community, chckrd Founder and Crew Chief, Chris Muller, has been keeping a close ear on what subscribers have to say. With the intent to maintain the app’s mission in providing subscribers with an all-racing, distraction-free environment, Muller understands it’s vital to pay attention to the end users and listen to what they have to say.

Muller states, “This was built for the racing community. Who are we to tell them what their community app should or shouldn't be? Chckrd is the platform. The way it looks and works is really up to the members, they’re the ones that spend time on the app and we are dedicated to shaping it to their needs and wants.”

Jonestown, Pennsylvania’s Brock Zearfoss, a sprint car phenom who owns All Star Circuit of Champions, World of Outlaws and large-paying open victories, was one of the first full-time racers to subscribe to chckrd.

“I think it’s a great app. It’s clean, it’s easy; it’s exactly what racing needs,” said Zearfoss. “I find myself getting on chckrd as often as I get on any other social media app. I enjoy scrolling through the straightaway page and looking at what people have to say. It’s nice to scroll and just see racing. That’s pretty tough to do anywhere else.”

St. Helena, California’s Rico Abreu, another open wheel star who made his name winning some of the nation’s biggest grassroots events including the coveted Chili Bowl Midget Nationals on multiple occasions, also provided some positive insight.

“I hope more people get involved and the app takes off. Other apps get really cluttered and it’s easy to lose your place. chckrd gives the racers and fans somewhere else to go,” Abreu stated. “It’s really clean and easy to scroll through to see what everyone is posting. Chris (Muller) is a really passionate guy. If anyone is able to make something like this work, it’s Chris Muller. He’s open to what people have to say and is always working to improve the app.”

Muller continued, “Last Friday, a member suggested we start a Micro Sprint Group and we had it up and running by Tuesday. We just launched the Crew Group off of a recommendation, as well.”

The ‘Texas Traveler’ T.J. Michael, a recent FAST Series winner in the winged sprint car ranks, as well as Danny Dietrich, the 2019 Williams Grove Speedway sprint car champion, also spoke up on chckrd’s behalf, each giving full approval.

“It’s another place for racers to showcase their partners. And it’s a perfect place for people to go who are seeking ways to help racers. We hope to take full advantage of it,” Michael said. “Plus, it’s fun. It’s a win for everyone.”

“I see this going somewhere,” Dietrich expressed. “Content can get lost pretty quickly on the big social media pages. chckrd is pretty cut-n-dry. What you see is what you get and what you see is racing. That’s what people are there for.”

About chckrd: Launched in April of 2020, chckrd was developed for the sole purpose for which it was intended, motorsports. The subscription-based app gives the motorsports community a racing specific social platform to share information pertaining to everything on wheels. After subscribing and building a profile, users have the availability to join a variety of groups specific to their racing interests. In addition, members ultimately benefit racing, as portions of their subscription is designated to increase monthly purses. chckrd is currently available in the Android and Apple Marketplaces.

Contact Chckrd: www.chckrd.com www.facebook.com/chckrdapp pitcrew@chckrd.com crewchief@chckrd.com

 

 

2020 Season Update


All of us at Knoxville Raceway continue to wait for permission to have spectators join us at the track this season.

At this time, spectators are still not permitted. The May 29 and 30 events have been canceled and will not be rescheduled.

The staff at Knoxville and the Marion County Fairboard members have been working to implement new safety measures that will likely be required when we do open, including plexiglass dividers at all points of purchase, increased sanitizer and handwashing stations and more. When fans are allowed to join us, we want to make sure everyone feels secure and safe.
Brownells Big Guns Bash with the World of Outlaws


The upcoming Brownells Big Guns Bash with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will still be held June 12-13, with or without spectators.

Please continue to follow Knoxville Raceway's social media accounts, as well as the World of Outlaws social media accounts for updates on the event.

Our partners at DIRTVision will provide a live broadcast of the event.

Brownells is currently hosting a Memorial Day Blowout Sale online, with discounts on firearm parts, ammunition and more. See the full sale here.
Lap Sponsorship Still Available for the 60th Knoxville Nationals


We continue to prepare for the 60th running of the NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's on August 12-15, 2020.

In honor of the 60th Annual celebration and to give even more back to the drivers who compete in the event, Knoxville Raceway is offering lap sponsorship for each of the event's 50 laps. Lap sponsorship is $1,000 per lap and all $1,000 goes to the driver who leads that lap. Sponsors will be included in an 8X16 billboard at the track and in a Knoxville Nationals program ad. Sponsors will each be individually showcased on the track's social media accounts leading into the event as well.

If interested in sponsoring a lap, e-mail KendraJ@KnoxvilleRaceway.com.

 

 

Pokorski Motorsports to fire up 2020 season at Gravity Park Speedway

(PEDAL DOWN PROMOTIONS) May 21, 2020 – After enduring a six-week delay due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) public health emergency, Paul Pokorski and the Pokorski Motorsports team will kick off the 2020 season with the Quarantine 30 at Gravity Park Speedway in Chilton, Wis. on Saturday, May 23.

Pokorski, who recorded four top-five finishes and 12 top-10 A-main showings to go along with two heat race wins and one B-main triumph in 26 events during the 2019 season, will be behind the wheel of the familiar No. 4 blue 360 Sprint Car to start his 28th season as a driver at a track where he will be making his debut.

Promoted by fellow 360 Sprint Car racer Adam Miller and Miller Family Motorsports, the Quarantine 30 is shaping up to feature a strong field of competitors vying for a $1,000 top prize as the 360 Sprint Cars take to the tight Gravity Park bullring for the first time.

“I am grateful that Gravity Park is willing to host us during this uncertain time and that Adam Miller took the time to work with the track,” Pokorski said. “The event itself will be interesting. Nobody really knows how the track will race with open-wheel cars.”

On Saturday, May 9, Pokorski, who wound up fifth in the final Midwest Sprint Car Association point standings and ninth in the Plymouth Dirt Track Racing 360 Sprint Car point standings, took advantage of an opportunity to get some laps in at Beaver Dam Raceway along with his 21-year-old son Alex, who will share the driving duties in the Pokorski Motorsports machine this year.

“Practice went well,” Pokorski said. “We had one or two very minor issues. I ran about 10 laps and Alex probably ran around 60 laps. He did well and it was a good step to help develop his skills slowly.”

After the Quarantine 30 on May 23, the team will likely take the following weekend off before opening the Plymouth Dirt Track Racing season at the Sheboygan County Fairgrounds in Plymouth on Saturday, June 6.

“I’m hoping our schedule will pick up starting on June 6th at Plymouth and we can keep many of the remaining dates on the MSA schedule,” Pokorski said.

While Pokorski had originally stated that the 2020 would be his final season as an owner-driver, the pandemic-shortened 2020 campaign has prompted Pokorski to commit to fielding a car beyond this year.

“Given the COVID-19 emergency, Pokorski Motorsports will continue in 2021 with a limited schedule,” Pokorski said.

Pokorski, who has a total of 45 career Winged Super Modified and 360 Sprint Car A-main victories to his credit, is eager to get back to the racetrack after an extended off season.

“I think everyone on our team is excited to get started as I assume everyone that follows racing is as well,” Pokorski said.

Sponsors for the 2020 Pokorski Motorsports team are Hopf Farms, Petersen Septic Systems, Quest Engineering Inc., Goeden's Auto Body, Goodwin Racing Engines, Lakeshore Family Funeral Homes, Kettle Moraine Landscaping, Novak's Service Center, Pedal Down Promotions, Tisler Salvage Inc., Allied Bearing Corporation and The Cawley Company. For more information on Pokorski Motorsports, check out Pokorski Motorsports on Facebook or visit www.pedaldownpromo.com. Pedal Down Promotions is a full-service public relations and media services company devoted to helping its clients effectively communicate with targeted audiences through press releases, newsletters, profile and feature articles, website and social media content development, printed media, editing and layout, graphic design and book publishing services. For more information on Pedal Down Promotions, email pedaldownpromotions@gmail.com, visit www.pedaldownpromo.com or call 920-323-7970. 2020 Pokorski Motorsports Upcoming Schedule. Saturday, May 23 – Gravity Park Speedway, Chilton, Wis. Saturday, June 6 – Plymouth Dirt Track, Plymouth, Wis.

2020 Pokorski Motorsports By The Numbers Total Events – 0 MSA events – 0 IRA events - 0 A Main Victories – 0 B Main Victories – 0 Top Five A Main Finishes – 0 Top 10 A Main Finishes – 0 Heat Race Victories – 0

 

 

Brian Brown Excited to Tackle Three Races in Missouri This Weekend

Inside Line Promotions - JACKSON, Minn. (May 21, 2020) - Brian Brown is planning a tripleheader in his home state of Missouri this weekend on the heels of a hectic night during the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing last Friday at Jackson Motorplex.

May 15 - Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn. - Qualifying: 5; Heat race: 5 (3); B Main: 4 (5).

"We qualified decent and then tried to go from third to second in the heat race because every spot matters," Brown said. "I didn't complete the pass and lost two spots, which kept us from locking into the main event and made us run a B Main. That's part of it. You can't pass them if you follow them.

"In the B Main I got a great start and got into a transfer spot, but wasn't good enough to hold them off. We worked real hard pre-Jackson to put our heads together as a team and what we thought would be good for Jackson wasn't. With 55-plus great cars there if you are off it's going to stick out."

UP NEXT - Friday and Saturday at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo., with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series and Sunday at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., with the ASCS Warrior Region and ASCS Sooner Region

"We have been real good and real bad in Pevely," Brown said. "We put our heads together again as a team this week. If we keep swinging we're going to land a punch soon. We're also excited to get back there and race in front of our great fans.

"The plan is to race at Lake Ozark on Sunday if the weather cooperates. We're hoping to race in front of fans also. There are lots who don't get to see us race much anymore."

SEASON STATS -

9 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 4 top 10s, 6 top 15s, 6 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.BrianBrownRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrianBrown21

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Brian-Brown-Racing-200630163294222/

About Casey's General Stores -

Casey's General Stores is a Fortune 500 company operating over 2,100 convenience stores in 16 states. Founded more than 50 years ago, the company has grown to become the fourth-largest convenience store retailer and the fifth-largest pizza chain in the United States. Often located in the heart of its communities, Casey's General Stores provides freshly prepared foods, quality gasoline, and friendly service at every location. Guests can enjoy famous, made-from-scratch pizza, donuts, other assorted bakery items, and (at select stores) Casey's made-to-order sub sandwiches. Learn more and order online at http://www.Caseys.com.

About FVP -

FVP is built on a commitment to quality and delivered with unmatched service. FVP products are specifically engineered to provide OE quality that is equal or superior in performance to national brands at a competitive price.

The FVP brand started with competitively priced OEM quality batteries, filters, and radiators for cars, trucks and specialty vehicles. FVP now proudly offers a full line of batteries for all of your automotive, RV, boating, commercial and lawn & garden needs. FVP also offers a wide array of condensers, hub assemblies, motor oil, oil filters, cabin air filters, fuel filters, transmission filters, antifreeze, DEF, and chemicals.

FVP products are verified, proven, and built to the industry's highest quality standards. Visit http://www.FVPparts.com to learn more.

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Housby

For nearly 50 years, Housby has been a single source provider of products and services for companies in the ready mix, waste, forestry, heavy equipment, and highway industries. For more information, visit http://www.Housby.com.

"Our partnership with Housby goes back to the mid-2000s," Brown said. "Housby has been around for a long time and it means a lot to have their logo on the car. It's a family owned business. They provide the truck that we go up and down the road with. If there's no Housby we don't get to the track."

Brown would also like to thank Casey's General Stores, FVP, FVP Stay Tuned, Impact Signs, Awnings, Wraps, Champion Brands, Rams Racing, MC Power, Ditzfeld Transfer, Fischer Body Shop, Maxim Racing, J.D. Welding & Machine, Weld Wheels, Smiley's Racing Products, The Waldinger Corporation, Restless Distillery, Factory Kahne Shocks, C & M Lawn & Landscape, Lincoln Electric, K&N Filters, www.HostIowa.net, FSR Racing Products, Ti64, ATL Tanks, Wolfe Eye Clinic, Bell Helmets, K1 RaceGear, Clem's Helmets, Vortex Wings, All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, Kenny's Components, Rod End Supply, Winters Performance Products, Cometic Gaskets, KSE Racing Products, ISC Racers Tape, Kinsler Fuel Injection, Racing Optics, Donovan, Hoosier Tires, NGK Spark Plugs, XYZ Machining, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Red Devil Brakes, Schoenfeld Headers, 6B Apparel, Garrett Racing Engines and MSD Ignition for their continued support.

 

 

Modified Madness Special on Memorial Day Weekend at US 36 Raceway

OSBORN, Mo. – Modified Madness is set for Friday, May 22, at US 36 Raceway and all four classes running have an increased payout for this special event.

The IMCA Modifieds headline the program, along with the Wayne Hicks Memorial Sport Mod Shootout for the IMCA Sport Mods, E-Modifieds and this year the IMCA Sprint Cars. Modified Madness is presented by Miller Light. Also, a special thanks to the Hicks Family in presented the Wayne Hicks Memorial Sport Mod Shootout.

As drivers prepare for race day, they will hit a track that has seen some change over the last week. With special thanks to Shaw Excavating, US 36 Raceway has seen a complete makeover during the course of the week. In an effort to provide a better racing surface for both drivers and fans, the Shaw Excavating crew has helped with a complete reworking of the high banks.

The IMCA Modifieds are racing for $1,066 to win and $125 to start. The Wayne Hicks Memorial Sport Mod Shootout pays $1,066 to win and $100 start. The E-Modifieds are set to compete for $400 to win and $60 to start. To add the fun, the IMCA Sprint Cars are racing for $750 to win and $150 to start.

The pit gates for the event open at 4 p.m. The grandstands open at 6 p.m. Hot laps are at 7:30 and racing starts at 8 p.m. Tickets for the event are $15 for general admission, $12 for seniors and military and children 12 and younger are free. Pit passes are $35.

US 36 Raceway encourages teams to register ahead of time if they have not already done so for this season. Online registration is available at https://www.myracepass.com/tracks/3461/registrations. In addition, social distancing guidelines are still in effect at the track for both teams and fans. Those guidelines can be viewed at http://www.us36racewaydirttrack.com/news/?i=82363.

 

 

Texas Sprint Series Spring Sprint Shakedown Coming to Boyd Raceway on Friday, May 29th!

Boyd, TX (5/20/20) by DarinShort.com. While we wait for two more days until the Texas Sprint Series (TSS) for RaceSaver IMCA sprint cars invade Monarch Motor Speedway on May 22nd, the series will then travel to Boyd Raceway on Friday, May 29th with the running of the Spring Sprint Shakedown. TSS driver pre-entry to the event is now open.

TSS Drivers planning on competing in the TSS portion of the Boyd event must pre-enter at www.raceTSS.com (on the ‘rules’ page) by Tuesday, May 26th. A complete program of Boyd Raceway divisions will round out the 6-division racing card. (Note that pre-entry for Monarch on 5/22 is closed.)

Drivers: Pre-entry is now open for the Boyd event. Make sure you’ve read all the information under the Drivers/Rules link at www.raceTSS.com – which will make your evening more enjoyable. The draw-cutoff/drivers meeting on 5/29 is slated for 7:15pm, with hot laps at 8pm and racing at 8:30pm.

Boyd Raceway is located at 376 Raceway Lane in Boyd, Texas 76023. Click www.BoydRaceway.com for complete track details. By searching ‘Boyd Raceway’ on Facebook, you can check out the very latest in track updates, pictures and much more.

EVENT SPECIFICS:

- AFFORDABLE FAMILY FUN! Adult G.A. (ages 12-54) JUST $15! Kids 6-11 are $5. Pit passes $35.

- Gates open at 6pm. First green flag slated for 8:30pm. Texas Sprint Series rules and purse are in effect. Click www.BoydRaceway.com for all track information.

THANK YOU to all the teams, fans, marketing partners, series workers, track workers, series tracks and vendors for their support of the Texas Sprint Series, and we’d like to take a moment to acknowledge our 2020 marketing partners:

All Import Auto Parts, SCP Polymers, Smiley's Racing Products - The Official Page, Velocita-USA, Sunoco Race Fuels, Henderson Properties - Ron Henderson, Precision Reprographics, Allard Racing Engines, Superior Steering Wheels, Woods Transmission & General Auto Repair and ABC Pick & Pull. If you’d like to get your business in front of our loyal fans, contact us today. We can help develop an effective and budget-pleasing solution!

Here is the current Texas Sprint Series schedule for 2020 – as of May 20, 2020:

SAT 3/07 TSS - Kennedale Speedway Park (winner Casey Burkham)

FRI 3/27 TSS - Boyd Raceway (postponed until 5/29)

FRI 4/10 TSS - Heart O' Texas Speedway (postponed until 7/24)

SAT 4/11 TSS - Kennedale Speedway Park (postponed until 6/6)

FRI 4/17 TSS - Monarch Motor Speedway (postponed until 5/22)

SAT 5/2 TSS - Abilene Speedway (postponed until 7/11)

FRI 5/22 TSS - Monarch Motor Speedway

FRI 5/29 TSS - Boyd Raceway

SAT 6/6 TSS - Kennedale Speedway Park

SAT 6/13 TSS - Grayson County Speedway

SAT 6/20 TSS - 82 Speedway

FRI 6/26 TSS - RAINDATE

FRI 7/3 TSS - Boyd Raceway

SAT 7/11 TSS - Abilene Speedway

FRI 7/24 TSS - Heart O' Texas Speedway

SAT 8/1 TSS - Abilene Speedway

SAT 8/29 TSS - Southern Oklahoma Speedway

SAT 9/12 TSS - Grayson County Speedway

SAT 9/19 TSS - 82 Speedway

In 2020, the Texas Sprint Series has coordinated our schedule with the Sprint Car Bandits series and would like to thank them for handling the scheduling process between all of the tracks in the area so race fans and teams don't have to pick or choose 'which' winged sprint car series to watch - as on any given night in 2020, there are no overlapping Texas Sprint Series or Sprint Car Bandits series events. This way race fans, teams, sponsors and tracks ALL WIN! We'd also like to thank our series marketing

partners, as with their help we're able to bring teams, fans and tracks this awesome series! Please click their links below & be sure to thank them for their support!

THANK YOU to all the teams, fans, marketing partners, series workers, track workers, series tracks and vendors for their support of the Texas Sprint Series throughout the years, and we’d like to take a moment to acknowledge our marketing partners at this point going into the 2020 season:

All Import Auto Parts, SCP Polymers, Smiley's Racing Products, Velocita-USA, Sunoco Race Fuels, Henderson Properties - Ron Henderson, Precision Reprographics, Allard Racing Engines, Superior Steering Wheels, Woods Transmission & General Auto Repair and ABC Pick & Pull – and if you’d like to get your business in front of our loyal fans, contact us today. We can help develop an effective and budget-pleasing solution!

Join us *FRIDAY* MAY 29th at 8:30pm for a great night of family fun, featuring the RaceSaver IMCA Texas Sprint Series; plus the IMCA Modifieds, SportMods, Stock Cars & Sport Compacts; plus the Factory Stocks at Boyd Raceway located near Boyd Texas!

 

 

‘The Shark’ Second During Reunion with Van Lare Motorsports

PETERSEN MEDIA- Returning to the seat of the Van Lare Motorsports No. 5v for the first time since mid-March on Saturday night, the team picked up right where they left off and recorded their third consecutive podium finish by way of a second place finish at Marysville Raceway.

“Jim and Annette Van Lare brought out a new car, and we got better every time we hit the track,” Sean Becker said. “Unfortunately, I drew a bad pill of the feature lineup, and I didn’t do a good enough job racing through the field.”

Climbing aboard the potent Van Lare Motorsports entry for the first time since his runner up finish during March’s Silver Cup, Becker continued to show speed with his new team in 2020 as he got the night started by timing the Pro Aggregate/All About Fire Protection/Bianchi Farms backed entry in second fastest in qualifying time trials.

Moving into heat race action on the rough and tumble speedway, ‘The Shark’ was on the prowl as he ate up the competition from his second row starting position and earned a second place finish.

With two’s the norm of the night up to date, Becker moved into the redraw where he looked to possibly keep the deuces wild. For Becker, that would not be the case as the vaunted eight pill placed him the fourth row.

With a very strong entry underneath him, Becker would begin his pursuit through the field. With the track offering some challenges, Becker was methodical in his moves and was unable to get to the front as fast as he would have liked

Still battling hard, Becker would get into the top five, and chase after and battle the likes of Tanner Carrick, Jodie Robinson, and Blake Carrick.

Getting into second, Becker would close in on leader Ryan Robinson as he seemed to get stronger as the laps wound down. Turning his fastest lap of the race on lap 24, Becker would fall just short of his first win of the year, but picked up his second consecutive runner-up finish with the team.

“We definitely had the car to win, but I just ran out of time and we came up a spot short,” Becker added. “It feels so good to be racing again, and to be able to see and connect back with everyone from the racing community. Hopefully we can get back to that on the regular.”

Becker and Van Lare Motorsports would like ot thank Pro Aggregate, All About Fire Protection, Bianchi Farms, Shark Racing Engines, CCI, Van Lare Steering Repair, and Triple X Race Co. for their support in 2020.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-5, Wins-0, Top 5’s- 3, Top-10’s- 3

ON TAP: Becker and Van Lare Motorsports will be back at Marysville Raceway on Monday night. Fans are encouraged to catch the action LIVE on SpeedShift TV.

STAY CONNECTED: If you can’t be at the track, make sure to follow @MrsSharkBecker on twitter for constant updates, or become a fan on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SeanBeckerRacing1023.

 

 

Petry Motorsports Announce Emerson Axsom to run Full-Time and open his rookie midget season at POWRi Mid-State Open Wheel Nationals in Grain Valley

Greenfield, IN. (5/20/2020) After a long wait, the season is finally about to kick off and Petry Motorsports is excited to share that up-and-coming driver Emerson Axsom has been tapped to drive the #15 Keizer Wheels midget, running the complete POWRi schedule and select USAC events for the 2020 season.

The super-hot Axsom is coming off one of his best racing seasons in his young career, winning some of the biggest races including a prestigious driller at the 2020 Tulsa Shootout. Axsom will team up and be mentored by some of dirt racing’s most talented drivers in Kevin Thomas Jr and Tanner Carrick, all while being directed under the watchful eye of Petry Driver Development President Scott Petry.

Axsom was quoted as saying “I am beyond excited and humbled that Scott Petry and Petry Motorsports chose me to be a part of their team and a part of his driver development program. I am more than ready to take on this new challenge and can’t wait to get behind the wheel of the Keizer Wheels #15 midget and drive. I have been working for this moment my whole life and I can’t thank Scott and our sponsors enough for this opportunity.” Emerson’s sponsors include Gray Auto, Competition Suspension, Petry Motorsports, and Keizer Wheels.

“I’ve watched Emerson grow in his racing the past few years. He’s found success at each level and we believe he will represent Petry Motorsports and our partners very well” said Scott Petry, president of Petry Motorsports. “The midget is the next step in his growing career, and we are proud to be a part of the next chapter” added Petry.

Emerson and Petry Motorsports have their first races scheduled for May 23/24, May 27/28/29. For a complete schedule and more information, visit petrymotorsports.com or emersonaxoms.com.

Petry Motorsports/Emerson Axsom. 5784 N 600 E Greenfield Indiana. www.petrymotorsports.com. PetryMotorsports@gmail.com

 

 

Waynesfield Postpones May NRA/Patriot Tour Event

From Brian Liskai

WAYNESFIELD, Ohio (May 19, 2020) – Because of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s order limiting gatherings to no more than 10 people in response to COVID-19, Waynesfield Raceway Park has postponed the Saturday, May 23 event.

Waynesfield Promoter Shane Helms said he is continuing to examine dates later in the year to make up not only the May 23 event – which was to feature the NRA Sprint Invaders and the Patriot Sprint Tour along with the UMP modifieds – but the Third Annual Bob Hampshire Classic which had been scheduled for March 28.

“We want our terrific race fans and teams to enjoy and have fun but unfortunately that’s not what we can do right now,” Helms said. “We will continue to make improvements to the facility and hopefully we can all have fun soon.”

As for now the next event on tap for “The Field” is a visit by Tony Stewart’s Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions during the 38th Annual Ohio Sprint Speedweek. The traveling All Stars will stop at Waynesfield for the third leg of speedweek on Sunday, June 14 for the Third Annual Rick Ferkel Classic. The NRA 360 sprints will also be in action with $200 being awarded to the highest finishing 305 sprint. The USAC D2 Thunder Midgets will also be in competition.

In what has become one of the must-see events in Ohio, the 12th Annual Jack Hewitt Classic will hit the high banks of Waynesfield Raceway Park on Thursday, July 2 featuring the Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (non-wing), the FAST winged 410 sprint series, the USAC D2 Thunder Midgets and the 360 verses 305 challenge. The event honors racing legend and National Sprint Car hall of Fame member Jack Hewitt, a Troy, Ohio native who made a name for himself as a champion with the All Stars, USAC Silver Crown Series and has wins with the World of Outlaws, USAC Sprints and Midgets and wins across the country in winged and non-wing sprints and is renown for his no-nonsense attitude and love of the sport.

Waynesfield Raceway Park will feature the FAST winged 410 sprints, the BOSS non-wing sprints and the USAC D2 Thunder midgets on Saturday, Aug. 22. Get the latest Waynesfield information anytime online at www.waynesfieldracewaypark.net, on Facebook by liking Waynesfield Raceway Park or on Twitter by following @OfficialWRP.

 

 

Fremont Speedway Hall of Fame postpones 2020 induction

FREMONT, Ohio - Due to Ohio Governor Mike DeWine's regulations that prohibit any gathering of 10 or more people due to the COVID-19 virus, the 2020 Fremont Speedway Hall of Fame induction ceremony has been postponed. The 12th annual induction ceremony was originally scheduled for Saturday, June 6 but that will now take place along with the 2021 class of hall of fame inductees next June.

"Every inductee deserves to be surrounded by their family and friends to celebrate their accomplishment. Unfortunately the state's orders make that impossible at this time. It's so very unfortunate but it's what we have to do and we look forward to welcoming them and the other inductees into the Fremont Speedway Hall of Fame in 2021," said Randy Mapus, Fremont Speedway Historical Club Board Member.

"We have contacted all the 2020 inductees and they are very understanding and looking forward to next year," he added.

Those scheduled for the Class of 2020 include drivers, Dave Hoover, Al Hager and Frank Kerr; mechanics/builders, Bob Door, Floyd Heft and George Gillespie; car owners, Chub Minier, Chuck Miller and Sam and Joyce Reed; and life-time supporters Ted Foster, Christina Roepke and Jerry Gabel.

For more information on the Fremont Speedway Hall of Fame and to become a supporting member, go to www.fremontspeedwayhof.com

 

 

Henderson Makes Second Consecutive A-Main Start Against Stout Field to Open 2020 Season

Inside Line Promotions - JACKSON, Minn. (May 19, 2020) - Justin Henderson and Mike Sandvig Racing qualified for the feature Friday night at Jackson Motorplex, where the team battled against nearly 60 competitors during the opening night of the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing.

"I don't think we're too far off setup-wise on the car, but we just didn't have the speed we needed and the results show that," Henderson said. "So far we've been a little conservative with the car and making changes so I think this tells us that we need to get more aggressive going forward."

Henderson kicked off Friday night by laying down a lap of 13.810 seconds in time trials. It was good enough for 14th quickest in his group and slotted him in the fifth starting position in a heat race. He passed two cars to finish third, which locked the team into the feature event.

"We haven't done ourselves any favors in time trials this season and that will hurt you with so many cars running," he said. "But the car was really good in the heat race and I felt like we were going to be extremely competitive."

Henderson advanced from his 17th starting position to the 15 th spot before an early caution negated the passes and sent him back to 18th. Following a return to green flag action, he lost the handling on the car and fell backwards. With the leaders setting a blistering pace and the field getting stretched out, Henderson ultimately settled for a 23rd-place result.

"It just felt like the tires were spinning and we just couldn't pass anybody," Henderson said. "I felt like the car came back to me for a bit when the leaders caught up to us and I could hold my own, but by then it was too late to really matter."

While the result was not what he was hoping for, Henderson takes pride in knowing that the team has opened the 2020 season with two A-Main starts in two races against stout competition.

"You try and find that silver lining in things when you are not running well and to get into the show against that many great drivers is definitely an accomplishment," he said. "It shows we are capable and are on the right track. But if we want to compete in these high-paying shows later in the year we have to get better and I have no doubt we will."

The event finale rained out on Saturday. The team will take this weekend off to regroup and is currently scheduled to return to racing May 29-30 at Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, S.D. With the race co-sanctioned by the Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions and the Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series, Henderson is once again expecting a large car count.

"With the way things are right now and with racing being limited everywhere, we're going to see the best drivers in the country each and every time we hit the track," he said. "Our goal is to be really competitive and to do that you've got to perform against the best. It's a great opportunity to further prove ourselves and I'm looking forward to getting back at it and running well."

QUICK RESULTS -

May 15 - Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn. - Qualifying: 14; Heat race: 3 (5); Feature: 23 (17).

SEASON STATS -

2 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 0 top 10s, 0 top 15s, 0 top 20s

UP NEXT -

May 29-30 at Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, S.D., with the Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions and Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Henderson_racin

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/90850346221/

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Morton Buildings

Morton Buildings builds the finest, pole barns, equestrian buildings, steel buildings and more. For more information, visit http://www.MortonBuildings.com .

"We've had a relationship with Morton Buildings for more than four years and they've really grown in the racing scene," Sandvig said. "We're thrilled to have such a reputable sponsor as part of our team."

Sandvig would also like to thank Eszlinger Electric, Deberg Concrete, DeBerg Flooring, R2 Enterprise, Rider Racing Engines, Winters Performance, Schoenfeld Headers, BK Racing TI Components, Triple X Race Co., Wings Unlimited, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, SBS FK Shocks, Hinchman Racewear, Heartland Kitchen Solutions and Simpson Race Products for their continued support.

 

 

F&F Racing and Andy Forsberg Sixth at Marysville Raceway

PETERSEN MEDIA- Back in action on Saturday night at Marysville Raceway, Andy Forsberg and F&F Racing charged for their 10th starting position and came away with a sixth place finish.

“The track was pretty tricky being rough and tumble on the bottom and the bottom being smooth and tacky, but I just couldn’t figure either out,” Andy Forsberg said.

“With 32 cars checked in at Marysville Raceway for the track’s first points event of the season, Forsberg would time the C&H Motor Parts/Bushey Financial Services/Huggins Cams backed No. x1 entry in eighth quickest in qualifying time trials.

Lining up in the second row of his heat race, the Auburn, CA driver would pick up a position as his third place finish transferred him directly into the 25-lap feature event.

Continuing to fine tune and make adjustments with the track staying hooked up and fast, Forsberg would find himself in the 10th starting position as he looked to rebound from a late race flip just one week prior.

Biding his time, the veteran standout would slowly work through traffic as he advanced position on the ¼ mile bullring. As the laps clicked off, Forsberg approached the Top-Five as he started to battle with the likes of Jodie Robinson, JJ Hickle, and Geoff Ensign.

Unable to snatch position in the Top-Five, Forsberg would close his night out with a charge to sixth from his 10th starting position.

“Thanks to the F&F Racing guys for their continued hard work, and coming out and racing again,” Forsberg said. “It has been a unique couple of weeks, but feels good to get back on the track.”

F&F Racing and Andy Forsberg would like to thank C&H Motor Parts, Bushey Financial Services, Huggins Cams, Lucas Oil, Pacific Highway Rentals, Autism Awareness, CRV Carbon Solutions, Econo Lube-n-Tune and Brakes, All Pro Heads, and Engler for their support in 2020.

ON TAP: F&F Racing is unsure of their next race at the time of press.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-5, Wins-1, Top 5’s-2, Top 10’s-5.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay connected with F&F Racing by following @FNFRacingx1 on Twitter, and keep up with Andy Forsberg by following him on Twitter @AForsberg92.

 

 

Dover Earns First Triumph of Season During Second Start for Second Straight Year

Inside Line Promotions - JEFFERSON, S.D. (May 19, 2020) - Jack Dover posted his first feature victory of the season on Sunday evening during a Sprint Series of Nebraska event at The New Raceway Park.

"It feels really good," he said. "It's a huge confidence boost. Any type of racing where you win it builds your confidence."

Dover piloted Chris Roseland's No. 84 to the triumph during only their second race of the season. It marked the second straight year that Dover has earned his first trip to Victory Lane during the second race of the season.

The night began with Dover maneuvering from seventh to fourth place in a heat race. That earned a spot into the feature redraw.

"We were fortunate enough because in the heat the track was one lane around the bottom," he said. "We were lucky to sneak around enough cars to get in the redraw."

The redraw lined Dover up on the outside of the fourth row for the A Main.

"We slowly picked cars off one by one," he said. "We could maneuver around anywhere we wanted. The track was real heavy and started moving up where you could almost be two wide, but it was really good around the bottom. We hit the setup perfect. We got by everybody about six laps in, got in clean air and checked out."

The victory came on the heels of a strong season opener May 8 at U.S. 36 Raceway in Osborn, Mo., where Dover and Roseland picked up two positions in a heat race to place fifth. The night ended with a charge from 13 th to fourth in the main event.

"It was huge," he said. "It was a brand new car so you don't know how the car will react. We got better as the race went on. I think it's because we lost the fuel load and the car freed up a little bit. We came from 11 th to fourth with five laps to go and ran down second to third."

Dover will debut his No. 53 sprint car this Saturday at Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, S.D., during the 4th annual Memorial Duels with the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprint Series and the Midwest Sprint Touring Series before he returns to the track on Monday during the 3rd annual Pepsi South Dakota Sprint Car Nationals with the Midwest Sprint Touring Series.

"I'm looking forward to getting my car and doing the same," he said. "This car with Chris is a twin to what I run and it's brand new. It worked really good."

QUICK RESULTS -

May 8 - U.S. 36 Raceway in Osborn, Mo. - Heat race: 5 (7); Feature: 4 (13).

May 17 - The New Raceway Park in Jefferson, S.D. - Heat race: 4 (7); Feature: 1 (8).

SEASON STATS -

2 races, 1 win, 2 top fives, 2 top 10s, 2 top 15s, 2 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Saturday at Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, S.D., for the 4th annual Memorial Duels with the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprint Series and the Midwest Sprint Touring Series and Monday at Park Jefferson International Speedway for the 3rd annual Pepsi South Dakota Sprint Car Nationals with the Midwest Sprint Touring Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.JackDoverRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/JackDoverRacing

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jackdoverracing?fref=ts

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Backlund Plumbing

Backlund Plumbing started in Omaha, Neb., in 1932, and over the years has grown to be one of the largest and most respected plumbing companies in Nebraska. The business has a full staff of professional licensed plumbers and customer service representatives as well as a fleet of fully equipped residential and commercial plumbing trucks and a 10,000 square foot warehouse. The one thing that has stayed consistent is customer satisfaction. Backlund is known for honesty, quality and reliability, and is one of the few companies that still stands behind its work with a full "customer satisfaction guarantee." For more information, visit http://www.BacklundPlumbing.com .

"Chris Roseland with Backlund Plumbing has been a great friend of mine for the last few years," Dover said. "He's always there for me and puts me in his race car several times each season. We really appreciate his support and friendship."

Dover would also like to thank Liquid Trucking, Carpet Land, SSS Motorsports, Certified Transmission, True Trucking, Speedway Graphics, Thorpe's Body Shop, Speedway Engines, Volvo Trucks of Omaha, Husker Diesel, Spike Chassis, Sway Away, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Schoenfeld Headers, Langfeldt Overhead Doors, K&N Filters, FK Rod Ends, DMI, Vortex Wings, Speedway Motors, Ostransky Farms, R&G Services and Industrial Plating for their continued support.

 

 

Mallett Picks Up Top-10 Finish During USCS Series Event in Florida

Inside Line Promotions - MILTON, Fla. (May 19, 2020) - Jordon Mallett highlighted a USCS Series doubleheader in Florida last weekend by capturing his first top-10 result of the season.

Friday's performance at Southern Raceway came after a two-month hiatus from the track because of multiple cancellations due to the effects of COVID-19.

"It was definitely a weekend where we had to dig into the old notebook as it's been a while since we raced out in Florida," he said. "These are new Triple X cars and we are still learning so this was pretty much about getting back behind the wheel and feeling things out."

Friday night began with Mallett starting fourth in a heat race. He advanced one spot to finish third. That forced the team to run a B Main, in which Mallett placed second to earn a transfer into the main event.

"I didn't feel like we had a B Main car and it was a little disappointing to end up there," he said. "But those are the cards we were dealt and we made the best of it to get into the feature."

Mallett started 18th in the main event and maneuvered around the tough race track, passing eight cars to finish 10th. Along with being his first top 10 of the season, Mallett also garnered the Hard Charger Award for passing the most cars.

"I feel bad that we had to come out of the B Main because the car was obviously really good," he said. "The track was really tough to pass on, but our car was so good as we could build momentum under long runs. We had to work for it, but I was really proud with the finish."

Saturday night started off with heartbreak as Mallett charged forward in his heat race, powering from seventh to the lead in a handful of laps only to break while running away to the win. He was credited with finishing eighth.

"We took what we learned Friday and made a few small changes and boy did we come out fast," he said. "We shot to the front and we had them covered and unfortunately we had troubles."

Fearing engine damage, Mallett was pleasantly surprised to find out he only broke a rocker arm. His team got the car repaired and sent him out for the B Main in the 13th starting spot. Showing he still had an extremely fast race car, Mallett charged forward to the seventh spot in only a handful of laps before two cars in front of him got together, causing nose wing damage and a flat tire.

His team once again persevered to get the car back together in time to rejoin the field. Throughout the remaining laps Mallett charged forward to finish sixth, two spots shy of qualifying for the feature.

While the result was not what he expected after a long night full of adversity, Mallett said he is extremely proud of his crew for their ability to overcome obstacles and narrowly miss out of qualifying for the feature.

"When you're that fast and you don't have much to show for it in terms of results it can be a tough pill to swallow," he said. "But my guys were prepared and all night they kept giving me chances to still be successful. I can't tell you how proud that makes me feel and it's definitely something we can hang our hats on."

Mallett is looking forward to returning to the track soon, but with inclement weather on the horizon and many tracks still shut down due to COVID-19 he is unsure of his next race.

QUICK RESULTS -

May 15 - Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla. - Heat race: 3 (4); B Main: 2 (1); Feature: 10 (18).

May 16 - Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla. - Heat race: 8 (7); B Main: 6 (13).

SEASON STATS -

6 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 1 top 10, 4 top 15s, 5 top 20s

UP NEXT -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://jordonmallett.myracepass.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jmmotorsports14

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jordonmallettmotorsports

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT ­­­- Awakening Events

Awakening Events is a nationwide, full service, live event company that is based in Greenbrier, Ark. Due to COVID-19, many concerts are currently cancelled or postponed. However, Awakening Events is continuing to provide various live stream events and you can check out all info at http://www.AwakeningEvents.com or via Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/awakeningevents/ .

Mallett would also like to thank Water for Christ, Triple X Chassis, Porter Commercial Refrigeration, DHR Suspension, Racing Optics, Red River Rack Company, KSE Racing Products, FK Rod Ends, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Sinco, Inc., D&K Farms, Autometer, Callies Racing Products, Dynotech Race Engines, Dickerson Marine Services, Hero Graphics, Hilborn Fuel Injection, ISC Racers Tape, K&N Engineering, Lone Star Super Gas (Sunoco), Schoenfeld Headers, Simpson Race Products, Smiley's Racing Products, MetTec Titanium, Triple X Race Co., MotorState Distributing and Superior Bearing and Supply for their continued support.

 

 

South Dakota Sprint Car Nationals Set for Memorial Day at Park Jefferson Speedway

(PETERSEN MEDIA- Union City, SD)- The Memorial Day Weekend and racing has often meant three-four nights of racing action and great weather across the country. As racing slowly comes back to life, Park Jefferson Speedway is pleased to host the South Dakota Sprint Car Nationals on Monday May 25th.

Originally slated for April 25th, Park Jefferson Officials and the Officials from the Property Solutions of America Midwest Sprint Touring Series are excited to get the Pepsi of Siouxland South Dakota Sprint Car Nationals back on the schedule coming at the tail end of Memorial Day Weekend.

The MSTS Sprint Cars will join the widely popular United States Modified Tour at Park Jefferson Speedway for this highly anticipated event as well as the RACESaver 305 Sprint Cars and the Sport Mods.

During the South Dakota Sprint Car Nationals, the stars and cars of the MSTS will chase after the $3000 top prize. The Sport Mods will run unsanctioned but will compete under IMCA Rules.

In previous events that have been hosted at Park Jefferson Speedway in 2020, the South Dakota Sprint Car Nationals will welcome fans to attend in the grandstands, however just 900 will be admitted.

Those wishing to attend this race in person should click over to https://market.myracepass.com/store/tickets/?i=1205685&store=10866.

Sport Mod and RACESaver drivers that plan on competing in this event need to pre register for this event. To pre register, please head over to https://www.myracepass.com/tracks/2303/registrations/2687.

For fans looking for accommodations for this weekend’s event at Park Jefferson Speedway, we encourage you to reach out to the North Sioux City Hampton Inn at 605-232-9739 and request the Park Jefferson rate.

For those wishing to camp, please reach out to KOA North Sioux City at 605-232-4519 and let them know you are there for the races at Park Jefferson Speedway.

STAY CONNECTED- Keep up with the happenings at Park Jefferson Speedway by clicking over to www.parkjeff.com, following on Twitter @ParkJeffersonSD or by following on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ParkJeffersonSD/.

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Sides Aiming for Successful Result at a Favorite Track This Weekend

Inside Line Promotions - JACKSON, Minn. (May 19, 2020) - Jason Sides is heading to one of his favorite tracks this weekend when the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series invades Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55.

The high-banked oval in Pevely, Mo., features races on Friday and Saturday.

"It's close to home and one of my favorite tracks that we race at," Sides said. "I like the whole race track. You can run the top or the bottom. They keep up with it most times where it doesn't rubber up. I hope the weather will cooperate with us and we can race both nights."

Sides was victorious at the track in 2012 and he posted a runner-up result in 2015 to highlight the last few appearances.

Sides ventured to Jackson Motorplex last weekend for the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing. He began the two-day event on Friday by qualifying second quickest in his group. However, a sixth-place result in a heat race relegated him to a B Main.

"We got the good pill draw we needed to get qualified well," he said. "It's not like our normal format. They still inverted the heat races so that put us on the second row. With the six-heat format only taking three we got shuffled back before we got rolling good. The next thing you know we're having to run a B Main."

Sides won a B Main to lock into the main event. He gained a position to finish 18th.

"I got going in the B Main," he said. "When we were by ourselves in qualifying and in that B Main it was really good. When we were behind other cars it wasn't very comfortable. We made some changes from the heat race to the B Main that got it better, too. We got it to where we could run around wide open."

The event finale rained out on Saturday.

QUICK RESULTS -

May 15 - Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn. - Qualifying: 2; Heat race: 6 (4); B Main: 1 (1); Feature: 18 (19).

SIDES MOTORSPORTS SEASON STATS -

12 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 1 top 10, 3 top 15s, 6 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo., with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.SidesMotorsports.com

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/SidesMotorsport

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sides-Motorsports/283833970847?ref=br_tf

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - R.E. Enterprises

Based in Memphis, Tenn., R.E. Enterprises is a one-stop solution for sprint car parts and racing supplies, racing and performance shock services, chassis repairs and fabrication, and custom welding or machining needs. For more information, visit http://www.RacingEclipse.com.

"R.E. Enterprises does a lot for us and we really appreciate their support," Sides said. "Chris and everybody over there are just as good of friends as they are partners."

Sides would also like to thank Wetherington Tractor Service, Inc., East Coast Logistics, BR Motorsports, VRP Shocks, King Racing Products, Dancer Logistics, Inc., TORA TORA, Jim Schuhknecht, FSR Radiators, Mid-States Equipment, Brad, Driven Racing Oil, Ingles Racing Engines, Wings Unlimited and All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads for their continued support.

 

 

Wilson Wrangles Pair of Third-Place Finishes During USCS Doubleheader in Florida

Inside Line Promotions - MILTON, Fla. (May 19, 2020) - Greg Wilson wasn't hampered by the lengthy pause in his season because of COVID-19.

Wilson and his Hercules Tires, DNC Hydraulics, Ohio Logistics and Gear Off Road backed team returned to action after two months away from the track last weekend by tackling a USCS Series doubleheader at Southern Raceway. The weekend yielded a pair of third-place finishes to give Wilson five podiums in his last seven races.

"We had a fun weekend," he said. "As much as I didn't want to be off from racing for two months, with as much as I've raced the last few years I think the break did me some good because it made me appreciate how lucky I am and how much I love to do what I do. We went and had fun. And some of the things where I felt we were taking steps in the right direction, I think it showed we're continuing that way."

Both nights mirrored each other in a sense with a fifth-place result in the dash providing extra laps prior to heat race competition. Wilson capitalized by hustling from eighth to third place in a heat race on Friday and from seventh to third place in a heat race on Saturday.

"The cool part about the dash is it's another hot lap session," he said. "There's things you want to try. Sometimes testing is tough because you have no other cars to gauge it off. When you're in the dash and you know it's a glorified hot lap session we can try some things. Some of it helped. We did a little more the first night. The second night it actually hurt us so we changed it back for the heat race."

Wilson lined up on the outside of the front row for the A Main on Friday.

"It was real fun," he said. "They had the race track real good. You could move around. We ran second for quite a while. I was pacing myself and trying not to use up my tires. I knew when we'd get to traffic we'd be okay. We got slid for third, but we were in traffic so I was patient. We fell to fourth and then there were four of us racing hard. I got to second and just about had the lead, but I clipped the infield tire and pulled a big wheelie and lost a bunch of ground. We raced pretty hard the rest of the way. We had a great race with Dale Howard. We had a clean, fun race and ended up third."

Wilson had a slightly deeper starting position - fifth - in Saturday's feature, but the result ended the same.

"We had a great start to the race, but I felt like some of the things we've been messing with we went too far," he said. "Part of that being we were trying to be as good as Mark (Smith). We went a little too far. Throughout the race I was really struggling to hang on to where we finished. The track started taking rubber and got abrasive so the cars got stuck. We were extremely tight. I was having a hard time picking my lines. We were competitive enough to run in the top three again so as much as I wanted to be two spots better on the podium, it was a consistent weekend."

Wilson plans on racing this Friday and Saturday at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo., with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series. He might also venture to Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio, on Thursday depending on the weather.

QUICK RESULTS -

May 15 - Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla. - Dash: 5 (5); Heat race: 3 (8); Feature: 3 (2).

May 16 - Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla. - Dash: DNF (3); Heat race: 3 (7); Feature: 3 (5).

SEASON STATS -

14 races, 0 wins, 5 top fives, 7 top 10s, 8 top 15s, 9 top 20s

UP NEXT -

(Tentative) Thursday at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio, and Friday and Saturday at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo., with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

UPCOMING HERCULES TIRES DEALERSHIP VISITS -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.GregWilsonRacing.com

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/GregWilsonw20

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GregWilsonRacing

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"Bart with Banshee Graphics has become really good friends with our team and it's great to do business with a company that's so innovative," Wilson said. "We've been with them for probably more than 15 years. It's a great company to work with."

Wilson would also like to thank Hercules Tires, Ohio Logistics, DNC Hydraulics, Gear Off Road, Kinsler Fuel Injection, All Pro Cylinder, MagTech Ignition, Simpson Race Products, Nagy Equipment Sales, Winters Performance, Real Capz, Mark Wolford Garage, Burns Petroleum, Wings Unlimited, Inter-State Truck Repair, ATL Fuel Cells, Sandridge Customs, Cooper Custom Powder, Benson Marketing and Inside Line Promotions for their continued support.

 

 

2nd Annual Sprint Car Bandits 82 Speedway TEXOMA SPRINT CAR CHAMPIONSHIPS – SAT. MAY 30, 8pm!

Petty, TX (05/19/20) by DarinShort.com. 82 Speedway in Petty Texas, AKA “The Land of the XL” will host the best 360C.I. powered Sprint Car teams of the region with 2nd running of the Texoma Sprint Car Championships featuring the NCRA 360C.I. Sprint Car Bandits® (SCB) series presented by BasicE-Commerce.com. The series also negotiated an XL-size competitor purse of $2,000 to win and $300 just to take the green flag in the 25-lapper.

Track Promoter Tracy Peters comments: “the Sprint Car Bandits bring a quality field of drivers – and us, along with our fans really enjoy the high-speed thrill show they put on at 82 Speedway. When you pair up our 60-70’ wide progressive banked racing surface and the high-quality sprint car teams of the ‘Bandits, you’re guaranteed to see a great race. And we’re holding the line on ticket pricing. Adults can get in to see this event for just $18 so more families can afford to take it in.”

82 Speedway is known as the ‘Land of the XL’ and features a super-wide multi-groove progressive banking surface that is .26 miles in distance on the pole and exactly a 3/10 mile on the top groove of the speedway. There is even a run-off area around the entire racing surface which helps assist drivers that might develop a problem during a race.

Since it’s the first sprint car event of the season at 82, pit Gates open early at 4pm on race day (82 Speedway teams - please arrive early to get registered if you haven’t already at www.82speedway.com), hot laps are slated around 7:30pm with racing at 8pm.

Grandstands open at 6:30pm. 82 Speedway divisions will round out the very full night of racing, including the Texas Wing Modified Association, USRA Limited Mods and Factory Stocks; plus the Eco Stocks, Eco Mods, Texas Stocks & FWD/Tuners. (Modifieds are scheduled off.) The SCB are slated to run 3rd division out for the feature event. All divisions have a great posted competitor purse (see below).

82 Speedway divisions Draw Cutoff/Pit Meeting at 7pm (all cars will draw for heat race starting position, all heats earn finishing and passing points, features are straight up), Track Packing 7:30 & Hot Laps with Racing to follow immediately.

Grandstand admission Adults $18 (ages 12-64), Kids ages 6-11 $5, Seniors/Military $13. Any outside food/drink cooler brought into main grandstand area (size of 12-pack, no glass containers) are $5 (same as 2019). Pits are $35. Pit access for ages 5 and under is $15. Anyone under the age of 18 entering the pit area must complete an annual minor's release form prior to entering.

If you’ve yet to visit 82 Speedway, it is much closer to DFW than a lot of people think and is NOT the old Paris Speedway southeast of Paris. As a point of reference, including a quick fuel stop, you can get from the intersection of Bass Pro Shops/I-30/Bush in Garland to 82 Speedway in 80 minutes. 82 Speedway is about 15 minutes WEST of PARIS, located on Hwy 82 on the east edge of Petty, TX. The address is 16369 US Hwy 82 Petty, TX 75470.

Here's the purse structure for Saturday May 30th at 82 Speedway. Working RaceCeivers and transponders are required in ALL racing divisions:

Sprint Car Bandits ‘Texoma Championship’ A-feature purse (25 laps): $2,000 – 1,000 – 600 – 500 – 400 – 390 – 380 – 370 – 360 – 350 (10th) – 340 – 330 – 320 – 310 – 300…to start. $100 each to all eligible NQ’s or non-starters. SCB draw cutoff/pit meeting at 6:30pm. There is no SCB entry fee, no series membership fee and a $20 nightly draw fee. Drivers must go to www.SprintCarBandits.com prior to arrival for complete rules and procedures information…which will all be in effect. All SCB teams that sign in will draw for heat race starting positions, regardless of their engine C.I. displacement (up to and including 360C.I.) and will receive passing points to determine their straight-up from points feature race starting position. Again, all drivers make sure to read the posted rules at the series website prior to heading to the track. Mufflers not required. RaceCeivers and Transponders (Westhold yellow) required. Draw cutoff and mandatory drivers meeting at 6:45pm.

USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Modifieds & Texas Stock Features: $500 – 300 – 200 – 160 – 120 – 100 – 90 – 80 – 70 – 60…to start. Purse is guaranteed for each division that has 12 or more cars signing in for racing. If there 11 or fewer cars in these divisions, their feature payback starts with 2nd place and continues from there (as was the case in 2019). Mufflers not required. RaceCeivers and Transponders (Westhold yellow) required.

Texas Wing Modified Association purse and rules in effect, visit http://www.texaswingmodifiedassociation.com/ for more series information.

Eco Mods & Eco Stocks (same purse structure each division: $300 – 200 – 160 – 120 – 100 – 80 – 70 – 60 – 50…to start. Purse is guaranteed for each division that has 12 or more cars signing in for racing. If there 11 or fewer cars in these divisions, the feature payback starts with 2nd place and continues from there (as was the case in 2019). Mufflers not required. RaceCeivers and Transponders (Westhold yellow) required.

Front Wheel Drive Tuner Division feature: $150 – 100 – 80 – 60 – 30…to start. USRA Tuner car rules are in effect for this division. Mufflers not required. RaceCeivers and Transponders (Westhold yellow) required.

Drivers competing in USRA divisions must be licensed. Go to www.USRAracing.com to get your Modified, Factory Stock or Limited Modified licensed, as the track can no longer sell USRA licenses on race night – you can only purchase a temporary license at the track on race night.

Transponder rentals are $15 (with ID, any damage done to transponders is drivers liability). Annual car registration is $40. RaceCeivers are not available as a rental...but they are required, as are transponders. Reserved pit spaces are available for the season, which can be purchased (along with car registration) at www.82Speedway.com then click the ‘driver registration’ button on the upper left of the home page. Click www.82Speedway.com for all division rules.

No one likes rain on race day. But here is the track policy if, and when, it intervenes. If the races rain out before the completion of the heat races, hold on to your ticket stub, as it will be valid for the next scheduled race of same ticket price value (in other words, if tickets that night were $15, the next event you will have a $15 credit when you redeem your ticket stub from the previous event). The exact same procedure will be in effect regarding pit passes. If the races rain out after the heat races, the event is considered complete, and any remaining races will not be rescheduled and all drivers will receive start money for their scheduled division that night (for any of the feature events that rained out). There will be no grandstand tickets valid for a future date if races are rained out after the completion of heat races.

Transponders and RaceCeivers required for all divisions. (Transponder rental available at pit window. 82 Speedway uses Westhold transponders.) All non-touring division cars must be registered at 82 Speedway each year. There is a $40 annual registration fee for each 82 Speedway division cars you enter to compete in.

**RACE TEAMS: 82 Speedway generally does not require you to change gearing to race here if you are usually racing on ¼-mile track! When the track was originally built it was advertised as a 3/8 mile. Now that it has been reconfigured by Tracy, it is nearly an exact .26 miles on the pole and 3/10 mile if you're racing the top groove (as the racing surface is 60+ feet wide!).

Keep up with the latest track news by clicking www.82Speedway.com or @82Speedway on Facebook.com.

If you’d like to get SCB series t-shirts prior to race night, the online store at www.SprintCarBandits.com has them for sale right now.

It's going to be a FANtastic night of racing at 82 Speedway Saturday May 30th at 8pm, come join us for all the action – all at family-affordable prices!

2020 – Remaining 82 Speedway Schedule (as of 5/19/20) Date: Event:

5/30/2020 - 360 C.I. Sprint Car Bandits; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD (no USRA Modifieds)

6/13/2020 $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

6/20/2020 Texas Sprint Series for RaceSaver IMCA Sprint Cars; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

6/27/2020 $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

7/4/2020 Flags & Fireworks 25 featuring the Sprint Car Bandits Series; Plus Texas Wing Modified Association, Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

7/18/2020 $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Modifieds, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

8/8/2020 $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

8/29/2020 $1,000/win USRA Modifieds; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

9/19/2020 Texas Sprint Series for RaceSaver IMCA Sprint Cars; Plus Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

9/26/2020 $1,000/win USRA Modifieds, Plus Southern Topless Modified Series; and Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

10/12/2020 (Monday 7pm) 2nd Annual Paul Peters Memorial featuring Sprint Car Bandits Series; Plus Texas Wing Modified Association, Economy Modified, Economy Stock, Texas Stock, USRA Modifieds, USRA Factory Stocks, USRA Limited Mods, FWD

Click www.82Speedway.com for track information and www.SprintCarBandits.com for series info.

 

 

Dillon Wins SA Sprintcar Points Championship

By Phil Michell Motorsport Media

Luke Dillon has emerged as the big winner in the 2019/20 Sprintcar SA season points after topping both the Scotcher Race Fuels State Points, for events at all SA tracks, and the State Country Tri-Series, that unfortunately was reduced to two rounds due to Corona outbreak. Throughout the year Dillon captured two feature race victories and a pair of runner-up finishes in the Tri-Series, the second of these rounds doubling as the South Australian Championship.

Dillon did however share the overall Tri-Series Championship win with the Brown Family owned Whyalla Earthworks Racing Team who claimed a fourth placed result in the opening round with Shannon Barry before winning the South Australian Championship at their home race at Whyalla with Lachlan McHugh.

Second in the State Points went to Darryl and Mike Downing (Downing Brothers Racing) with the #97 team utilising three drivers throughout the summer with Matt Egel, American Buddy Kofoid and Grant Anderson driving the car at a South Australian event. Despite missing several events James McFadden finished third overall, having captured three feature victories including the 60 lapper at Murray Bridge. Ryan Jones and Robbie Farr completed the top five.

State Points: Scotcher Race Fuels State Points (all SA tracks) – points allocated to car. 1. Luke Dillon 119 2. Downing Bros 90 3. James McFadden 77 4. Ryan Jones 66 5. Robbie Farr 54 6. Marcus Dumesny 52 7. Kerry Madsen 51 8. Jamie Veal 49 9. Daniel Pestka 49 10. Brock Hallett 48

Third place in the Tri-Series, that comprised of events at Murray Bridge at Whyalla,went to Strathalbyn’s Daniel Pestka, with Lisa Walker, Ryan Jones, Joel Heinrich, and Brendan Quinn completing the list of eligible drivers.

The opening round of the Tr-Series at Murray Bridge was won by Matt Egel with Lachlan McHugh claiming round 2 with an impressive run at Whyalla.

State Country Tri Series – (teams/drivers must contest all rounds to be eligible – points allocated to car). 1. S81 Luke Dillon 296 1. S52 Whyalla Earthworks Racing 296 3. S27 Daniel Pestka 284 4. S4 Lisa Walker 274 5. S63 Ryan Jones 262 6. S16 Joel Heinrich 258 7. S14 Brendan Quinn 256

The Murray Machining and Sheds Murray Bridge Speedway based Ultimate Sprintcar Championship SA saw a total of 52 drivers contest at least 1 round and after five rounds Marcus Dumesny ended the Championship reign of Robbie Farr defeating the two times Champion by 34 points. Throughout the campaign Dumesny drove the Bordertown based Wayne Rowett owned Maxim. Dumesny’s win was due to his consistency with his worst finish being sixth, which he recorded on three occasions.

Local Ryan Jones was third with Matt Egel and Keke Falland rounding out the top 5 ahead of Jake Tranter, Steve Caruso, Lisa Walker, Craig Vanderstelt and Aidan Hall. Daniel Pestka, Jamie Veal, Brendan Quinn, Daniel Smith, Luke Dillon, Ricky Maiolo, James McFadden,and Jessie Attard completed the top 20 in overall driver points.

Round winners were James McFadden (2), Ryan Jones, Matt Egel and Robbie Farr. Farr also captured the preliminary night feature at the 60 4 60.

USC SA – (season points allocated to driver) 1. Marcus Dumesny 700 2. Robbie Farr 666 3. Ryan Jones 660 4. Matt Egel 654 5. Keke Falland 636 6 Jake Tranter 634 7. Steve Caruso 626 8. Lisa Walker 618 9. Craig Vanderstelt 616 10. Aidan Hall 610

In addition to the overall winners Brock Hallett must also be recognised for his seventh placing overall in World Series Sprintcars along with Dan Evans, Jarman Dalitz and Mark Caruso, who finished second, third and fourth respectively in the Australian 360ci Allstars Series.

Sprintcars SA would like to thank their contingency supporters for the 2019/20 Sprintcar season who provided products for the random draws each night: • Scotcher Race Fuels. • Maxwill Race Engines. • Taylormade Wings. • Lonsdale Tyres / Hoosier • American Racer/The Speedway Shop. Release by Phil Michell Motorsport Media For Sprintcars SA Phil Michell Motorsport Media – pmmedia78@hotmail.com

 

 

Ryan Robinson and Weiher Racing Net Third Win of Season

PETERSEN MEDIA: Ryan Robinson and car owner, Todd Weiher have hit the ground running in 2020. In just five starts this season, Robinson and company have picked up three feature event wins with their latest coming this past Saturday in Marysville, CA.

“We have been to Marysville Raceway three times this year, and each visit we improve our notes, better the setup, and I get that much more comfortable on the track,” Robinson said. “Even when we run up front we continue to try and figure out how to be a little better in our next visit, and I could tell after hot laps we were on to something.”

With 32 cars packed into the pit area, Robinson would time the Mako Farms, Inc./LP Holdings/RPI backed No. 14w entry in fifth quickest in time trials after what he explained was a little driver error.

Lining up in the second row of his heat race, Robinson knew that picking up the win would be vital in making the redraw. Jumping into second on the initial start, the Roseville, CA driver would take advantage of a slight mistake by Geoff Ensign and take over the lead. Cruising to the win, Robinson would qualify for the redraw where the one pill put him on the front row for the feature event.

On the rough and tumble Marysville Raceway surface, Robinson would jump into second position while picking up in an entertaining for the top spot with fellow young gun, Blake Carrick.

Able to get by Carrick, Robinson was able to set a comfortable pace and keep the field at bay. Battling with the likes of younger sister, Jodie, and seasoned veteran, Sean Becker, Robinson was able to cap off a great night as he soared to his third win of the 2020 season.

Once I got out front I tried to minimize my mistakes and get through traffic as fast as I could,” Robinson added. “Looking back at the race, it was extremely cool too see my sister run in second for a while. I can’t thank Todd Weiher enough for this opportunity. It is a blast to race with him and the team he has built up, and these results are just an added bonus.”

Weiher Racing would like to thank Mako Farms, Inc., LP Holdings, Roseville Precision, Inc., Escalon Body and Frame, Papa Chuck, Threadz Design, JDS Tile & Construction, Inc., and Morrison Concrete for their support in 2020!

BY THE NUMBERS: Races-5, Wins-3, Top 5’s-5, Top 10’s-5

ON TAP: Robinson and the No. 14w car will be back in action on Monday in Marysville, CA.

STAY CONNECTED: Keep up with Ryan Robinson by following him on Twitter @RyanRobinsonRcn

 

 

Late Spin Saturday Night Derails Blake Carrick

PETERSEN MEDIA: Getting back to work in the Carrick Motorsports No. 38B machine last week, Blake Carrick and his team made stops in Texas and Marysville, CA as racing slowly comes back to life.

“Texas was cool to get to a new track, and race against some good competition,” Blake Carrick said. “It was really slick, and I went to school on getting better when it gets that slick. We came up short in the ‘B’, but thankful we got to race.”

Timing the CVC/Cemex/Interstate Oil No. 38B machine in eighth fastest in his time trial group, the California pilot would grid the field from the fourth row in heat race action.

Still getting a feel for the West Texas Raceway in heat race competition, Carrick would pick up a couple of positions as he finished sixth. With only four transferring into the feature event, Carrick would pick up some more laps on the speedway as he headed to the ‘B’.

Lining up fifth in the semi, Carrick would put himself in position to battle for the fourth and final transfer position into the Tuesday night feature event. With rubber going down on the speedway late in the race, Carrick would make a slight mistake and fall back to sixth.

Finding the rubber late in the race, Carrick would get back up to fifth, and just narrowly miss out on grabbing the final transfer into the ‘A’.

During time trials on Wednesday night, Mother Nature would get involved in the racing action, and the event would ultimately get cancelled. With a race back near their Lincoln, CA home, Carrick and company would make the tow back to California and check in at Marysville Raceway.

Timing in 12th fastest on the familiar bullring, Carrick would line up on the front row of his heat race. Racing to a win, Carrick earned a berth in the nightly redraw where the two pill put him on the front row with Ryan Robinson.

As the green flag was displayed to the field, Carrick would jump out to the early lead though he would battle hard with Ryan Robinson. As the two dueled for a handful of laps, Robinson would get the better of the deal as Carrick would slip back to second.

Making a slight mistake, Carrick would then fall back to fourth before working his way back up into the third position in the latter stages of the race. Running in third, Carrick would start to challenge for the second position as the laps ticked down, but he would lose the handle on his machine and it would bring his night to an end.

“We had really good speed all night in Marysville, CA, I just made a late mistake,” Carrick said. “Really great to get back in the car last week, and hoping it can become a regular thing again for us.”

Blake Carrick would like to thank CVC, Cemex, Interstate Oil, Conti, Harris and Sloan, Emerald, Timberworks Construction, and Arai for their continued support

ON TAP: Blake Carrick will be back in action on Monday in Marysville, CA.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-7, Wins-0, Top 5’s-1, Top 10’s-3

STAY CONNECTED: Stay up to speed with Blake Carrick by following him on Twitter @Blake_Carrick21 or @CarrickMotorsp1.

 

 

Offill Continues to Log Laps in Midwest

PETERSEN MEDIA: As the Midwest continues to return to racing a little faster than California, Kyle Offill and Country Builders Racing continue to log laps in the Midwest as the Tracy, CA native took part in the West Texas Crude Nationals on Tuesday, and the Great Lakes Shootout on Friday night.

“We had another action-packed weekend in the Midwest, and I really have to thank all of my guys for all of their hard work during a really busy two-night swing,” Kyle Offill said.

Checking in at West Texas Raceway on Tuesday night for the West Texas Crude Nationals opener, Offill would time the Country Builders/Ochoco West/Brown and Miller backed No. 88 entry in second fastest in his group as well as second fastest overall amongst the star-studded field.

Transferring through his heat race, Offill’s qualifying efforts earned him a spot in one of the twin 4-lap dashes, but the five pill would put him starting shotgun on the field. With not much time to make up ground, Offill’s fifth place finish put him 10th on the starting grid for the feature event.

On the slick surface early in the feature event, Offill worked aboard a very sporty machine as he battled with fellow California drivers Dominic Scelzi, and Shane Golobic. As the race moved along, the track would start to take rubber, and it would result in Offill using his tires up.

As his tires went away, Offill would slowly fade in the closing laps as he capped his night with a 15th place finish. Looking to keep the speed at West Texas Raceway on Wednesday night, Mother Nature had other plans as the finale would succumb to rain.

Staying in the Midwest, Offill and crew would make the trip to Jackson, MN and take part in the Great Lakes Shootout at Jackson Motorplex. With rain also cancelling the Shootout’s finale, this event would too turn into a single day show.

Making his first appearance at Jackson Motorplex, Offill would have issues in hot laps and his team would be forced to thrash before time trials and go to a backup engine.

Just able to make the call for time trials, Offill would find himself 22nd on the speed chart and in a bit of a hole in his heat race early in the night. Starting at the tail end of a loaded heat race, Offill’s ninth place finish put him one of the twin ‘B’ mains as he looked to race his way into the feature event.

Lining up 16th in his semi, Offill would continue to acclimate to the Jackson Motorplex as he would work his way towards the Top-10 as he capped his night and his week out with a 12th place finish in the semi.

“I really felt like we had a good car all week long,” Offill said. “Friday night in time trails our engine was a little cold after the swap and it stumbled a bit and cost some valuable time and really put us in a tough spot. We are sticking around out here for a little bit, and we are all excited to race in the Midwest a little more.”

Kyle Offill would like to thank Country Builders, Ochoco West, Brown and Miller, Maas Bros., Reliable Lumber, Boise Cascade, Offill Family Farms, Weld Wheels, HRP, FK Shocks, Arai America Helmets, Hinchman Racewear, Maxim Chassis, and B. Scadden Design for their continued support.

BY THE NUMBERS: Races: 4, Wins: 0, Top 5’s: 1, Top 10’s: 2

ON TAP: Offill will spend Memorial Day Weekend racing at Lake Ozark’s Speedway.

 

 

MUSCLING TO MISSOURI: Brent Marks & CJB Motorsports Head for St Louis Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 serves up a double header weekend

CARLISLE, PA. - May 19, 2020 - As the country begins to reopen for the COVIN-19 related closures and quarantines, CJB Motorsports and Brent Marks have identified the next race weekend on their 2020 schedule.

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 near Pevely, Mo. will play host to the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series on Friday, May 22nd and Saturday, May 23rd. The bull ring along the banks of the Mississippi river has been kind to the Pennsylvania based team over the years as former drivers Paul McMahan and David Gravel visited victory lane in a CJB machine. Marks looks to add to the win tally when he slides behind the wheel for the weekend double header.

"Very excited to get to Pevely," said Marks, pilot of the #5 M&M Painting and Construction, BAPS Paints, Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel, Alkaline 88 Water, R.E. Pierson Construction Co., Wolfrun Landscapes, Nyce, Crete & Landis Block and Concrete, C&S Lawn and Landscape, Ecynbro Trucking machine. "It's one of my favorites, too. It's a fun, racey track with constant action. You definitely have to be on your toes every lap at I-55! I feel like we'll have a great weekend out there, I'm confident in this team that success is right around the corner!"

Information regarding the near term schedule of the CJB #5 will be released on the teams social media channels.

Click here for Brent Marks' apparel.

2020 STATS: Events: 11 Quick Times: 0 Wins: 0 Top-5's: 2 Top-10's: 3 Heat Race Wins: 1 Dash Wins: 0

STAY CONNECTED WITH CJB MOTORSPORTS: For up to the minute race updates and behind the scenes content from CJB Motorsports, please follow the team on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Fans can also listen to all of the racing action live at www.DirtVision.com. Check out DirtVision's new subscription program that features LIVE video coverage of EVERY World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series event.

ABOUT CJB MOTORSPORTS: CJB Motorsports is a winged, 410 sprint car team that competes across the country with driver Brent Marks. Founded in 2005, the Clemens family owned organization has worked to establish a standard of excellence in short track racing through fielding competitive entries and providing exceptional exposure for marketing partners. The team is based out of Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

CJB Motorsports would like to thank all of our loyal sponsors and product manufacturers for their support and great products. Click on the name of the partner below to be taken to their website for more information.

Partners: M&M Painting and Construction, BAPS Paints, Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel, Alkaline 88 Water, R.E. Pierson Construction Co., Wolfrun Landscapes, Nyce, Crete & Landis Block and Concrete, C&S Lawn and Landscape, Ecynbro Trucking

Manufacturers: All Pro Cylinder Heads, All Star Performance, ATL Fuel Cells, BK Racing Ti Components, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Cometic Gaskets, Fastener Specialties, FK Rod Ends, Factory Kahne Shocks, Gray Motorsports Engines, High Performance Lubricants, HRP Wings, K1 RaceGear, Kinsler Fuel Injection, KSE Racing Products, Lincoln Welders, Moose Blocks, Inc., MSD Ignition, NGK, Spark Plugs, Outerwears, RPM Chassis, RRI Designs, Safety-Klean, Schoenfeld Headers, Schroth Racing, Ti22 Performance, Walker Performance Filters, Weld Racing, Wilwood Brakes, Winters Performance.

 

 

POWRi Leagues Poised for Mid-State Open Wheel Nationals at Valley Speedway

Belleville, IL. (05/18/2020) A Memorial Day Weekend of adrenaline and speed will now start the seasons for the staples of POWRi. As Valley Speedway, in Grain Valley, Missouri, hosts the Annual Mid-State Open-Wheel Nationals on May 23rd and 24th.

Featuring the POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget Leagues as well as the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League on Saturday, May 23th and Sunday, May 24th. Valley Speedway pits will be open all day for competitors with driver entry and registration between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm at the POWRi Trailer. The driver's meeting will be held at 5:15 pm with Hot-Laps scheduled for 6:00 pm and racing action to follow opening ceremonies.

Limited admission tickets for this event are available online at www.valleyspeedway.com. Race-fans unable to make it to the track can catch all the action streaming live on POWRi TV. With local, regional, and national drivers competing, there will be no limitations on the number of competitor entries. However, social distancing will be strictly enforced throughout the pits as race-teams will be parked with adequate spacing.

With many tracks, series, and leagues beginning to open with various restrictions, POWRi officials encourage drivers and teams to ease the strain of pre-entry congestion by utilizing the online features for the POWRi Membership forms available at www.powri.com under the membership tab. POWRi rules, contingencies, forms and payouts can be found under the info tab at the top of the POWRi website. Mufflers are required at Valley Speedway for entrants to compete.

POWRi is currently working on revising June events with updates upcoming. Follow along for more information such as race recaps, updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, or on Twitter & Instagram at @POWRi_Racing or on Facebook at POWRi.

 

 

Kaleb Johnson Eager to Open Season at Park Jefferson This Weekend

Inside Line Promotions - SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (May 18, 2020) - Kaleb Johnson is looking forward to finally getting his 2020 racing season underway this weekend at Park Jefferson International Speedway.

Johnson plans to race at the dirt oval in North Sioux City, S.D., on Saturday during the 4th annual Memorial Duels with the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprint Series and the Midwest Sprint Touring Series and on Monday during the 3rd annual Pepsi South Dakota Sprint Car Nationals with the Midwest Sprint Touring Series.

"It's obviously been an extra-long offseason," he said. "It feels weird that our first race of the year will be on Memorial Day Weekend. But we're excited just to be at a race track again and to get back to a bit more normalcy."

Johnson will primarily focus on shaking off the rust after his extended period from behind the wheel.

"It almost feels like a year since I've been in a race car," he said. "The last time I raced was last September. My last race in a 360 was at the Knoxville Nationals the first week in August. I hope I'm not too rusty."

While Johnson has had limited laps in a 360ci sprint car at Park Jefferson International Speedway, he has had some favorable finishes in a 305ci sprint car.

"I've ran there twice before in a 360," he said. "One time we blew the motor and I don't recall how we did the other time so it probably wasn't very well. But we've had some good runs in the 305 there.

"We just want to get out there and learn some things against some good competition. I think there will be a lot of cars since few places are racing. I'm looking forward to going to a track where it will feel like a real race - one where we'll be racing in front of fans. It will be nice to get back into our racing routine."

UP NEXT -

Saturday at Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, S.D., for the 4th annual Memorial Duels with the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprint Series and the Midwest Sprint Touring Series and Monday at Park Jefferson International Speedway for the 3rd annual Pepsi South Dakota Sprint Car Nationals with the Midwest Sprint Touring Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.kalebjohnsonracing.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Kaleb___Johnson

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KalebJohnsonRacing22

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - GRP Motorsports

GRP Motorsports, owned and managed by Greg Parent, supports and sponsors cars, drivers and auto racing events throughout the Upper Midwest.

"Greg is a huge supporter of racing and I feel very fortunate to have his name on our cars again this year," Johnson said. "We appreciate what he does for racing and especially for the support he gives us."

Johnson would also like to thank Merle Johnson Farm Toys, Oddson Underground, JF Capital, Snyder Tree Service, State Bank of Fairmont, Sea Foam, DeBerg Concrete, Big Al's Diecasts, The Ron Weber Team, DeBerg Flooring, Dave's Lawncare, Guaranteed Rate - Mike Brudigan Home Loans, Last Deck and Marthaler Dodge for their continued support.

 

 

Dominic Scelzi Produces Fourth-Place Finish to Wrap Up Long Week of Racing

Inside Line Promotions - MILTON, Fla. (May 18, 2020) - Dominic Scelzi capped a hectic week by capturing his third top-five finish of the season last Saturday at Southern Raceway.

Scelzi tackled four races in three states during a nine-day stretch, which he closed with his best performance by earning a heat race win and a fourth-place feature result during his first career weekend of racing in Florida.

"We were pretty good," he said. "I felt like we were better than fourth place, but the rubber came a little bit early. It was tough because it was a really sandy surface, something that I have never raced on. It made it very difficult to get ahold of anything. I was able to get by Greg (Wilson) for third place twice, but cautions put me back both times. Then it laid rubber and from that time on it was follow the leader."

The strong run came on the heels of a challenging debut at the track on Friday. Scelzi advanced from fourth to third place in a heat race and from 13th to 11th in the USCS Series main event.

"The track was really dirty and it was hard to get ahold of anything," he said. "I don't think I started getting going until Lap 15 or Lap 16, but by then it's too late. We changed a lot before Saturday's race and I think it showed."

The long week and a half of racing began on May 8 with a World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series show at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, where Scelzi placed fifth in the Last Chance Showdown to finish one position shy of making the A Main out of the stacked field of 48 drivers.

"I think the pill draw is what hurt me going out as the last car in the first group," he said. "For when we went out our qualifying effort wasn't terrible, but the track slowed down quite a bit. In the heat race I passed for fifth, but made a mistake. I felt like I needed to get back to the top after passing Brad (Sweet), but he got around me and that took us out of the main event. We were really, really good in the B Main. We got up to third and the yellow came out. The middle line didn't take off as well on the second start and I spun my tires. We backed it up to seventh. We rallied to get a couple more positions, but just missed making the main event. We were bummed that we missed the show, but to look at the quality of cars and it was our first 410 race with (new crew chief) Jimmy (Carr), I was pleased that we gained really, really fast and we had good speed."

Scelzi headed to West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas, last Tuesday for the West Texas Crude Nationals. He qualified fourth quickest in his group and a third-place outing in a heat race lined him up on the outside of the seventh row for the main event.

"The biggest thing for me was we had so much speed while we raced," he said. "We had a bad stumble and that put us to third right away in the heat race. We made a couple of changes for the main event and we were able to race up to sixth. The race was cut to 25 laps (because of time) and I wish it had stayed at 30 because I was still moving forward."

Scelzi's rally from 14th to sixth was tied for the second-most cars passed.

The event finale rained out on Wednesday.

Next up is a trip to Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo., this Friday and Saturday for a World of Outlaws doubleheader. It will mark Scelzi's debut at the track.

"I've been there four different times and it's rained out every time," he said. "With all the stuff going on this year I've been to some new race tracks, places I wouldn't normally have gone to, so it's exciting to see new tracks."

QUICK RESULTS -

May 8 - Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa - Qualifying: 16; Heat race: 6 (8); B Main: 5 (5).

May 12 - West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas - Qualifying: 4; Heat race: 3 (1); Feature: 6 (14).

May 15 - Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla. - Heat race: 3 (4); Feature: 11 (13).

May 16 - Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla. - Heat race: 1 (2); Feature: 4 (6).

SEASON STATS -

8 races, 0 wins, 3 top fives, 5 top 10s, 6 top 15s, 7 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo., with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.GaryScelziMotorsports.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DominicScelzi41

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Scelzi41

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Scelzi would like to thank Scelzi Enterprises, Red Rose Transportation, Inc., Whipple Superchargers, Roth Motorsports, Panella Trucking, Fuel Delivery Services, Inc., Red Line Oil, FK Rod Ends, Schoenfeld Headers, NAPA Auto Parts, Sparco, Todd Jorgensen, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, K&N Filters, Allstar Performance, Meridian Steel, Auto Meter, Worldwide Bearings and Kenny's Components for their continued support.



 

Starks Preparing for First Trip to Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 This Weekend

Inside Line Promotions - JACKSON, Minn. (May 18, 2020) - Trey Starks will make his debut at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 this weekend during a World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series event.

The Gobrecht Motorsports competitor invades the oval in Pevely, Mo., on Friday and Saturday, marking his first time racing in the state of Missouri as well.

"It's a place I've always wanted to go to that I haven't quite made it to," he said of the high-banked track. "It's pretty exciting for me. The anticipation is there and it will be with a great field of cars. I've watched some videos of races around there and it looks like a really fast and fun place to race."

Starks will cap this weekend by tackling a Sprint Invaders show on Sunday at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa, where he made his debut last summer.

"It was a fun track," he said. "We were fast, but got into a couple of incidents. That was a 410 race last year so I'm excited to see how it is during a 360 event."

Starks is looking forward to building on last weekend's result at the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing hosted by Jackson Motorplex.

Starks qualified 18th quickest in his group before finishing where he started - sixth - in a heat race. That relegated him to the seventh starting position in a B Main.

"We just weren't up to speed when we needed to be," he said. "When we got everything figured out in the B Main it was too late. We were right there and close to a transfer spot, but it was too late. We learned some valuable things."

Starks gained a trio of positions and in the closing laps was within striking distance of a transfer position, but ultimately missed moving onto the main event by one spot.

QUICK RESULTS -

May 15 - Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn. - Qualifying: 18; Heat race: 6 (6); B Main: 4 (7).

SEASON STATS -

6 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 1 top 10, 1 top 15, 4 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo., with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series and Sunday at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa, with the Sprint Invaders

MEDIA LINKS -

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"Brown & Miller Racing Solutions has worked with members of our team for a long time," Starks said. "They are a trusted company that produces top-notch products so we are thrilled to have them support our team."

Gobrecht Motorsports would also like to thank E-Z-GO, Champion Brands, FK Rod Ends, Golf Cart Services, J&J Auto Racing, Fibreworks Composites, Beer Hill Gang, Gettysburg Rental Center, Gardy's Enterprises, Baker Door Company, Moose Lodge 720, Pro Shocks, Auto Meter, KSE Racing Products, Fel-Pro, Taylor Ignition Wires, Miller Welders, K&N Filters, Mettec, Bell Helmets, AL Driveline, DMI, Champion Spark Plugs, ISC Racers Tape, Schroth Racing, HMS Motorsports, Kinsler Fuel Injection, All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads, Ultra Lite Brakes & Components, Rider Automotive, BAPS Motor Speedway and Saldana Racing Products for their continued support.

 

 

Kerry Madsen Hustles to Hard Charger Award During Great Lakes Shootout

Inside Line Promotions - JACKSON, Minn. (May 18, 2020) - Kerry Madsen garnered the Hard Charger Award last Friday at Jackson Motorplex during the opening night of the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing.

The Killer Instinct Crossbows backed driver began the night by guiding the Big Game Motorsports sprint car to the 12th quickest time in its group. That caught the heat race inversion to earn the pole position for a heat race.

"We started on the front row of the heat and got put back a row," he said. "The outside guy went so I went, but I got a better start so I'm the one who got put back. There's not much you can do about it after it's said and done. We got back to second, but needed to win to make the dash."

Madsen's runner-up position in the heat race lined him up on the outside of the eighth row for the main event.

"They did prep the track right before the A Main," he said. "You had to figure out where the grooves were. I got a good start and had a good restart on Lap 3."

Madsen hustled into 10th place by Lap 5 and he gained two more positions before the checkered flag was waved. The eight positions gained were the most of any driver in the feature.

"It was pretty hard to pass so to get that far up was pretty good," he said. "It was a positive. With a new crew chief we're still learning each other and working to piece together the perfect night."

Saturday's event finale rained out. Next up is a trip to Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo., for World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series races this Friday and Saturday.

"I always look forward to going to Pevely," Madsen said. "Being quick out of the box is key because you realistically need to qualify well. With a lot of cars there it will be important to get a good qualifying time. After that you just chase the race track."

Madsen captured a World of Outlaws win at the oval in 2014.

QUICK RESULTS -

May 15 - Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn. - Qualifying: 12; Heat race: 2 (1); Feature: 8 (16).

SEASON STATS -

9 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 4 top 10s, 6 top 15s, 9 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo., with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

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Ian Madsen and KCP Racing Stay Hot as They Record Top-5 at Jackson Motorplex

PETERSEN MEDIA- Continuing to slowly get back in a regular racing routine, Ian Madsen and the KCP Racing team continued their strong 2020 campaign as the Australian driver recorded a fifth-place finish during Friday’s event at the Jackson Motorplex.

“It was a solid night for our KCP Racing team,” Ian Madsen said. “We were a little off in the feature, but still great to get away with a Top-5 with an extremely tough field of cars.”

Going out second to last in his qualifying flight, Madsen was able to find some grip on the Jackson Motorplex surface as he timed the Logan Contractors Supply, Inc./Aspen Aire/Royal Flooring backed No. 18 machine in third quickest.

Lining up in the second row of his heat race, Madsen would pick up a third-place finish which was good enough to move him into both the Feature Event as well as one of the twin Dashes.

Picking up a Dash win, Madsen would line up on the second row of the feature event, as he looked to build off of his second-place finish at Knoxville Raceway just one week ago.

Battling with Donny Schatz for the race lead, Madsen would complete a pass only to see the yellow flag waive and negate his efforts.

When the race came back to life, Madsen continued to run in the second position as he chased after Schatz and dealt with a challenging surface that continued to change lap by lap.

Making another bid for the race lead, Madsen would come up short and actually slip back to third. With the surface continuing to change, Madsen would find himself a little on the tight side of things as he fought to maintain a position on the podium.

Slipping a couple of positions in the race’s closing laps, Madsen would finish fifth, marking his seventh Top-5 of the 2020 season in his 10th start of the season.

“We just made a wrong adjustment after the Dash, and it hurt us a little in the feature,” Madsen added. “Still, not a bad result by any means and we will look to continue this as we head to Pevely, MO this weekend.”

Ian and his KCP Racing team would like to thank Logan Contractors Supply Inc., Aspen Aire, Royal Flooring, Bobcat, , Ted’s Body Shop, Team Excavating, Cox Design and Fabrication, TammyHeckart.com, Quality Traffic Control, BergenKDV, and BK Racing Titanium for their support this season.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-10, Wins-0, Top-5’s- 7, Top 10’s-7

ON TAP: Ian and KCP Racing will reunite with the World of Outlaws on Friday and Saturday night at I55 Speedway.

STAY CONNECTED: To keep up with Ian, make sure you follow him on twitter by clicking over to www.twitter.com/IanMadsen. You can also visit the team’s website at www.kcpracing.com, and follow the team on Twitter @KCPRacing.

 

 

Busy Week of Travel Culminates with Third Place Finish for Tanner Carrick

PETERSEN MEDIA: Finally able to get a couple of races back in the Carrick Motorsports Winged Sprint Car, Tanner Carrick would take part in the Texas Crude Nationals in Lubbock, TX on Tuesday night, before getting back home on Saturday and running at Marysville Raceway where he would record a third place finish.

“Thankful for having a great family and team that let us get back to racing, and putting myself in position to get back to Texas and run,” Carrick said. “Even though the first night was rough, we had good speed the second night before the rain, and we were able to roll that speed all the way home to Marysville, CA where we ran third on Saturday.”

Tuesday night at West Texas Raceway, the Lincoln, CA pilot would time the CVC/Cemex/Interstate Oil backed No. 83T machine in ninth fastest in his time trial group.

Lining up ninth in his heat race, Carrick would continue to acclimate the extremely slick surface as he would pick up a couple of positions and record a seventh-place finish.

Forced into the ‘B’ Main, Carrick would again find himself in the ninth position to take the green flag. Just as he did in his heat race, Carrick would fight to pick up a couple of positions as he would again finish seventh, which brought his night to an end.

While Carrick would have a good feel for his car early in Wednesday night’s program, torrential rain would saturate the grounds and officials would cancel the program in the middle of time trials.

With a race close to home in Marysville, CA scheduled for Saturday evening, Carrick and company would make the trip back west, and look to cap their busy week off with a good run.

32 cars would check into Marysville Raceway, and the former USAC National Midget Series Rookie of the Year would time his mount in quickest of the field as he earned fast time honors.

Picking up a fourth place finish in his heat race, Carrick would move to the feature event where the five pill lined him up fifth in the 25-lap feature event.

When the race came to life, Carrick would find himself in a bit of a predicament as he would lose several spots form the onset of the race as he fell all the way back to eighth.

Going to work on an extremely tricky surface, Carrick would clear a couple of cars, and begin surging his way forward during the second half of the event.

Really coming on at the end of the race, Carrick would close his busy week out with a third place finish.

“We kind of got buried at the start of Saturday’s feature, but I think we had the speed to fight for the win,” Carrick said. “If we don’t fall back to eighth I think we are right there, but still happy to land on the podium.”

Tanner Carrick would like to thank CVC, Cemex, Interstate Oil, Conti, Harris and Sloan, Emerald, Timberworks Construction, Arai, and Spike Chassis for their support.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts: 7, Wins: 0, Top 5’s: 1, Top 10’s: 4

ON TAP: Carrick will reunite with the Petry Motorsports midget team on Friday and Saturday night in Port City, OK before heading to Grain Valley, MO on Sunday.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay up to speed with Tanner Carrick by following him on Twitter @Carrick_Tanner or @CarrickMotorsp1, and by clicking over to www.tannercarrick.com.

 

 

Mechanical Issues End Justyn Cox’s Night at Marysville Raceway with Rosser Motorsports

PETERSEN MEDIA: Climbing aboard the Rosser Motorsports No. 23R machine on Saturday night in Marysville, CA, a late race mechanical issue caused Justyn Cox to retire from the feature event while running inside the Top-10.

“Unfortunately, something went sour on the car right before the feature event went green, and as the race progressed it got to the point where I had to pull off,” Cox said. “It made us get tighter with each and every lap and finally I had to call it a night. Thanks to the Rosser team for the opportunity to get a race in with all this that is going on.”

With 32 cars checked into the Marysville Raceway pits, Cox would time in 11th fastest in time trials, and would then entertain during his heat race. Battling hard with Jodie Robinson, the Clarksburg, CA driver would come up just short of the win, though his second place finish would transfer him into the feature event.

Taking the green flag from the 13th starting position, Cox knew something was up following the hot lap prior to the race getting started. On the rough and tumble Marysville Raceway surface, Cox would wrestle the Rosser Motorsports entry around the North State ¼ mile as he slowly worked his way into the 10th position.

As he continued to do all he could from the seat, the issues would worsen on the car, and it would finally force Cox to pull off the racing surface on the 22nd lap and bring his night to an end just three laps from the feature.

“It’s a bummer that their first night racing in a few years had to end early, but hopefully the had fun and continue to get their car to the track week in and week out,” Cox said. “I am thankful for the opportunity to drive for them, and am hopeful that C&M Motorsports and I can reunite somewhere this weekend.”

The Cox Racing team would like to thank Berco Redwood, Berry Lumber, Michael David Winery, Five Window Beer Company, MDW Sports, Cranked Naturals, PM Truck Repair, Justice Brothers, K&N, Konnected, A.R.T., Sacramento Theatrical Lighting, College Cyclery, Arai, Racing Optics, All American Powder Coating, VSR, , Tim’s Hot Rod Shop, Shell Shock, Moyle Race Engines, and Richmond Engines for their support in 2020!

BY THE NUMBERS: Races-6, Wins-1, Top 5’s-3, Top 10’s-4

ON TAP: Cox is hoping to return to the seat of the C&M Motorsports No. 7c on Monday in Marysville, CA.

STAY CONNECTED: Keep up with Justyn Cox by following him on Twitter @JustynCox__JC.

 

 

Champion Oil Announces MWD Price Decrease on Select Motor Oils and Lubricants

(Clinton, MO 05.19.20) Champion Oil, a major player in development and manufacturing of semi-synthetic and full synthetic motor oils, announced that effective May 19th, 2020 a price decrease for master Warehouse Distributors (MWD) of branded motor oils, compressor oils, 2 Cycle Oils, 4 Cycle Lawnmower Oils, Bar & Chain, Transmission Fluids, Tractor Fluids, Hydraulic Fluids, Gear Oils, Greases, and Industrial Oils.

“Champion is pleased to be one of the first in announcing the decrease costs of over 200 products to the market,” stated Karl Dedolph, Sales and Marketing Director at Champion Oil. “It gives, us great pleasure at this time and, in part because of falling crude oil prices, to help our distributors with pricing advantages who will eventually pass along the saving to many racers and auto enthusiasts.”

“The current situation we see with crude oil prices is really very simple,” added Dedolph. “In many countries demand is down because they have seen high prices in their market for too long. Supply is up because of U.S. shale oil, new exploration and harvesting technologies, and the return of Libya’s production, plus OPEC is determined at this time not to cut oil production. Decreased demand and increased supply equals a lower price of crude.”

It should be noted that Champion Oil, who manufactures primarily synthetic and semi-synthetic motor oils, is not in a direct parallel or correlation with crude oil pricing volatility. The development in creating the base stocks and additives for these oils is a very arduous and expensive process and only in a very small part associated with crude oil.

There's little doubt today that synthetics are now superior over conventional mineral based products in almost all scenarios. They feature resistance to high temperature oxidation, good film strength, lower volatility, stable viscosity, improved cold-flow and extended drain interval opportunities. These properties ultimately result in better operation and life expectancy of engines, gears and other equipment. This is especially true under harsh or extreme operating conditions.

About the company: Champion Brands, LLC, is a globally recognized industry leader in specialty lubricants for over 64 years. Champion also produces and blends over 350 products including fuel, oil, engine additives, and lubricants for the racing, automotive, heavy truck, agricultural, industrial, and specialty markets. For more information call Champion at 660-890-6231. Champion Brands, LLC; 1001 Golden Drive, Clinton, MO, or go to http://www.championbrands.com

 

Brock Zearfoss 16th in Great Lakes Shootout opener; Missouri visit ahead

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

JONESTOWN, Pa. (May 18, 2020) – Joining a field of nearly 60 race teams from all corners of the country, some of which full-time All Star and World of Outlaws competitors, Jonestown, Pennsylvania’s Brock Zearfoss made his presence known during his visit to Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minnesota, on Friday, May 15, and earned a spot in the Great Lakes Shootout preliminary main event.

A third place finish during heat race competition sealed Zearfoss’ fate, maintaining a transfer position after starting second on the grid.

Although his Friday evening feature result fell short of a top-ten outcome, Zearfoss’ bounce from 18th to 16th scored important test laps, which will come in handy when the former Port Royal Speedway track champion faces-off against the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on the highbanks of Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on Friday and Saturday, May 22-23.

Saturday’s Great Lakes Shootout finale was eventually cancelled due to rain.

“It was a pretty productive night for our team. I think we were better than where we finished, but we’ll take the lap time and move on. That’s all you can do; learn from results and move on to the next one,” Brock Zearfoss said, driver of the Brock Zearfoss Racing/Moose’s LZ Bar & Grill/Heavy Equipment, Loaders & Parts Inc./C&D Rigging Inc./BAPS Auto Paints & Supply/Meckley’s Limestone Products/Berkebile Oil Company/Klick Lewis Cars/J.P. Adamsky Trucking/No. 3Z sprint car. “We have a busy few weeks ahead, so we’re ready to get rolling. We’re privileged to have a group of partners who believe in us and support our efforts out on the road. More good things are ahead for us.”

After a weekend in Pevely, Missouri, where the team will battle the Outlaws for a total winner’s share equalling $16,000, Brock Zearfoss and Brock Zearfoss Racing will finally have the opportunity to return to All Star Circuit of Champions competition, as the Series is set to visit Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, South Dakota, on Friday and Saturday, May 29-30. The All Star doubleheader, the first weekend of competition for the Series since its four-race swing in Florida during the month of February, will award a pair of $5,000 top prizes.

Zearfoss is certainly no stranger to action at Park Jefferson International Speedway, recently earning the $6,000 Open Wheel Nationals victory on April 25.

SPECIAL THANKS:
Brock Zearfoss would like to thank all of his marketing partners including: Moose’s LZ Bar & Grill, Heavy Equipment, Loaders & Parts Inc., C&D Rigging Inc., BAPS Auto Paints & Supply, Meckley’s Limestone Products, Berkebile Oil Company, Klick Lewis Cars, J.P. Adamsky Trucking, X-1 Race Cars, Simpson Racing Products, KX3 Racewear, BK Titanium, Blud Lubricants, AL Driveline, and Bell Helmets.

SOCIAL MEDIA:
Fans can keep up with Brock Zearfoss during his entire campaign right here at www.fullyinjected.com, or at www.brockzearfoss.com. Be sure to “follow” the “Jonestown Jet” on all of the available social media networks including Twitter: https://twitter.com/brock_zearfoss and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brockzearfossracing.

STATS:
2016 Wins: 2 (Williams Grove Speedway & Port Royal Speedway)

2017 Wins: 7 (Port Royal Speedway x5 including Open Wheel Madness)(Williams Grove Speedway – World of Outlaws; Billy Kimmel Memorial). 2017 Port Royal Speedway Track Champion.

2018 Wins: 2 (Williams Grove Speedway, Port Royal Speedway)

2019 Wins: 4 (Outlaw Speedway [ASCoC]: 6/7/2019) (Lebanon Valley Speedway [ASCoC]: 7/14/2019) (Attica Raceway Park [ASCoC]: 8/31/2019 – $10,000) (Port Royal Speedway [URC/360]: 10/19/2019)

2020 Brock Zearfoss Racing Statistics:
Wins: 1
Top-5s: 5
Top-10s: 8

2020 Highlights: Earned back-to-back top-ten finishes against All Star Circuit of Champions at East Bay Raceway Park. Earned back-to-back top-five finishes during King of the 360’s action at East Bay Raceway Park; finished fourth during the $10,000-to-win finale. Rallied from 13th to finish fourth at Lincoln Speedway on Sunday, March 1. Finished fifth at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, March 7. Finished sixth at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, March 14. Earned Open Wheel Nationals win at Park Jefferson International Speedway on Saturday, April 25, worth $6,000. Finished 11th with World of Outlaws at Knoxville Raceway on Friday, May 8.

 

 

Donny Schatz scores podium finish during Jackson’s Great Lakes Shootout

Dates: Friday and Saturday, May 15th-16th Event: Great Lakes Shootout Series: Open Event Track: Jackson Motorplex (Jackson, Minnesota) Donny Schatz A-Main Finishes (Start): Friday: 3rd (1st) Saturday: Cancelled/Rain

2020 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings: 562-points - fourth (18-points behind championship leader, Logan Schuchart)

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (May 18, 2020) - With a break in the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series schedule, Donny Schatz and Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing made the trip to Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minnesota, and entered the two-day Great Lakes Shootout on Friday and Saturday, May 15-16. Although the weekend finale eventually fell to Mother Nature, Donny Schatz made the most of his visit to the ‘Land of 10,000 Lakes’ and scored a podium performance on Friday evening.

Earning the evening’s pole position after scoring heat race and dash victories, Schatz went on to lead the first ten circuits of the 25-lap main event before losing the top spot to fellow Outlaw, Sheldon Haudenschild. Navigating slower cars, Haudenschild was able to drive around the ten-time World of Outlaws champion as the pair battled through turns three and four to complete lap 11.

Brad Sweet, the defending WoO champion and eventual Great Lakes Shootout preliminary winner, also slipped by Schatz, snagging the runner-up spot with 13 circuits remaining.

With track conditions becoming increasingly abrasive, Schatz’ efforts to regain the lost spots were halted; he finished third.

Donny Schatz and the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing/Advance Professional/Carquest Auto Parts/Technet Professional Automotive Service/Ford Performance/Mobil 1/Sage Fruit/Curb Records/Absolute Automation & Security/Hunt Brothers Pizza/Digital Ally/No. 15 team will now head south to the ‘Show-Me State’ where the World of Outlaws will resume its 2020 campaign with a pair of events at the Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri, on Friday and Saturday, May 22-23. The two-day visit will award a total winner’s share equalling $16,000; $6,000 on Friday and $10,000 on Saturday.

Schatz is a former World of Outlaws winner on the highbanks of I-55, most recently scoring the Prelude to the Ironman victory in 2015. The Fargo, North Dakota-native will enter the weekend fourth in the World of Outlaws championship standings on the strength of one Series victory thus far in 2020.

ADDITIONAL MEDIA: Fans are encouraged to follow the progress of Donny Schatz, Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing and the No. 15/Advance Professional/Carquest Auto Parts/Technet Professional Automotive Service/Ford Performance/Mobil 1/Sage Fruit/Curb Records/Absolute Automation & Security/Hunt Brothers Pizza/Digital Ally/J&J Auto Racing motorsports team on the Web and on social media.

Donny Schatz: Web: www.donnyschatzmotorsports.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/DonnySchatz Twitter: www.twitter.com/donnySchatz Instagram www.instagram.com/donnyschatz

Tony Stewart Racing: Web: www.tonystewartracing.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/TonyStewartRacing Twitter: www.twitter.com/Tonystewart_rcg Instagram: www.instagram.com/@TonyStewart_Rcg

2020 Donny Schatz / Tony Stewart Racing WoO Statistics: World of Outlaws Races: 4 World of Outlaws Wins: 1 World of Outlaws Top-5s: 1 World of Outlaws Top-10s: 4

 

 

Tony Stewart advances six spots during Jackson Motorplex visit

Dates: Friday and Saturday, May 15th-16th Event: Great Lakes Shootout Series: Open Event Track: Jackson Motorplex (Jackson, Minnesota) Tony Stewart A-Main Finishes (Start): Friday: 17th (23rd) Saturday: Cancelled/Rain

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (May 18, 2020) - For the first time since March 7, ‘Smoke’ Tony Stewart returned to the captain’s chair of his familiar No. 14 winged sprint car and joined a loaded field of nearly 60 entries for Jackson Motorplex’s Great Lakes Shootout on Friday and Saturday, May 15-16. Although Saturday’s finale was eventually cancelled due to wet weather, the three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion made the most of this Friday night start at the state-of-the-art facility, ultimately qualifying for the 25-lap, $5,000-to-win showstopper.

Forced to do things the hard way, Stewart, driver of the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing/Rush Truck Centers/Advance Auto Parts/Mobil 1/Ford Performance/Curb Records/Sage Fruit/FloRacing/Carquest/TechNet Professional Automotive Service/Hunt Brothers Pizza/Absolute Automation & Security/Digital Ally/No. 14 sprint car, earned his way onto the A-main grid by finishing third during the first of two consolation B-mains. From there, Stewart advanced from 23rd to finish 17th at the end of 25 circuits.

“It feels good to be back in a sprint car,” Tony Stewart said, a ten-time sprint car winner in 2019. “The last thing you want to do at one of these races and leave yourself in a hole because it’s tough to get back out. Lucky for me, I have a team that never stops working to improve. We were able to recover out of the B-main and turn some solid laps in the feature.”

Although a sound recovery, Smoke’s Jackson Motorplex finish snapped a six-race top-ten streak that has been accumulating since action in the Sunshine State in February. To date, Stewart owns five top-five finishes and six top-ten finishes in seven starts.

Tony Stewart and Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing are unsure of future plans. Fans are encouraged to stay alert via social media for any breaking news pertaining to the team and their event schedule.

ADDITIONAL MEDIA: Fans are encouraged to follow the progress of Tony Stewart, Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing and the No. 14/Rush Truck Centers/Advance Auto Parts/Mobil 1/Ford Performance/Curb Records/Sage Fruit/FloRacing/Carquest/TechNet Professional Automotive Service/Hunt Brothers Pizza/Absolute Automation & Security/Digital Ally/J&J Auto Racing motorsports team on the Web and on social media.

Tony Stewart: Web: www.tonystewart.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TonyStewart/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TonyStewart

Tony Stewart Racing: Web: www.tonystewartracing.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/TonyStewartRacing Twitter: www.twitter.com/Tonystewart_rcg Instagram: www.instagram.com/@TonyStewart_Rcg

2020 Tony Stewart/Tony Stewart Racing Statistics: Total Races: 7 Total Wins: 0 Total Top-5s: 5 Total Top-10s: 6 **Stats reflect Tony Stewart results, only

 

 

Another Great Field of Texas Sprint Series Teams Set for Monarch Spring Nationals – Friday May 22nd, 8pm!

Wichita Falls, TX (5/17/20) by DarinShort.com. The RaceSaver IMCA sanctioned Texas Sprint Series (TSS) season opened with a series record car count at the Tony Hernandez Memorial at Kennedale Speedway Park on Saturday, March 7th with 18-year-old Casey Burkham taking the winner’s prize back to his Combine, Texas hometown.

Then we all entered a dark era of world history. The Series, along with nearly everything else sat idle for two months.

But now it’s time for the TSS series engines to fire back up this coming Friday May 22nd with the running of the Monarch Spring Nationals at Monarch Motor Speedway (MMS) located on the western edge of Wichita Falls, Texas. Joining the TSS will be a full racing program for the USRA Modifieds, Factory Stocks, Limited Modifieds and Tuners; plus the MMS Mini-Stocks. The first green flag is set to wave this Friday at 8pm.

TSS Drivers – make sure you’ve read all the information under the Drivers/Rules link at www.raceTSS.com – which will make your evening more enjoyable. Mandatory pre-entry for the sprint cars closes on Wednesday night at the same link. The draw-cutoff/drivers meeting is slated for 6:45pm, with hot laps at 7:30pm and racing at 8pm. The TSS drivers list will be posted after pre-entry closes on Wednesday night.

Monarch Motor Speedway is located about 4 miles west of I-44 in Wichita Falls on Hwy 287, then head north about 3/4 mile on FM369. Monarch Motor Speedway 7300 Kiel Lane Wichita Falls, TX. Click www.MMSdirt.com for track info.

2020 TSS SCHEDULE:

SAT 3/07 TSS - Kennedale Speedway Park (winner Casey Burkham)

FRI 3/27 TSS - Boyd Raceway (postponed until 5/29)

FRI 4/10 TSS - Heart O' Texas Speedway (postponed until 7/24)

SAT 4/11 TSS - Kennedale Speedway Park (postponed until 6/6)

FRI 4/17 TSS - Monarch Motor Speedway (postponed until 5/22)

SAT 5/2 TSS - Abilene Speedway (postponed until 7/11)

FRI 5/22 TSS - Monarch Motor Speedway

FRI 5/29 TSS - Boyd Raceway

SAT 6/6 TSS - Kennedale Speedway Park

SAT 6/13 TSS - Grayson County Speedway

SAT 6/20 TSS - 82 Speedway

FRI 6/26 TSS - RAINDATE

FRI 7/3 TSS - Boyd Raceway

SAT 7/11 TSS - Abilene Speedway

FRI 7/24 TSS - Heart O' Texas Speedway

SAT 8/1 TSS - Abilene Speedway

SAT 8/29 TSS - Southern Oklahoma Speedway

SAT 9/12 TSS - Grayson County Speedway

SAT 9/19 TSS - 82 Speedway

In 2020, the Texas Sprint Series has coordinated our schedule with the Sprint Car Bandits series and would like to thank them for handling the scheduling process between all of the tracks in the area so race fans and teams don't have to pick or choose 'which' winged sprint car series to watch - as on any given night in 2020, there are no overlapping Texas Sprint Series or Sprint Car Bandits series events. This way race fans, teams, sponsors and tracks ALL WIN! We'd also like to thank our series marketing partners, as with their help we're able to bring teams, fans and tracks this awesome series! Please click their links below & be sure to thank them for their support!

THANK YOU to all the teams, fans, marketing partners, series workers, track workers, series tracks and vendors for their support of the Texas Sprint Series throughout the years, and we’d like to take a moment to acknowledge our marketing partners at this point going into the 2020 season:

All Import Auto Parts, SCP Polymers, Smiley's Racing Products - The Official Page, Velocita-USA, Sunoco Race Fuels, Henderson Properties - Ron Henderson, Precision Reprographics, Allard Racing Engines, Superior Steering Wheels, Woods Transmission & General Auto Repair and ABC Pick & Pull – and if you’d like to get your business in front of our loyal fans, contact us today. We can help develop an effective and budget-pleasing solution!

EVENT SPECIFICS:

- AFFORDABLE FAMILY FUN! Adult G.A. (ages 12-54) JUST $15! Seniors (age 55+) or First Responders $10. Kids 6-11 are $5. Pit passes $35 (age 6-11 pits are $15).

- Pits Open at 4pm (one hour early), Grandstands Open at 6:30pm. Full track division payback is listed at MMSdirt.com on the rules page. Texas Sprint Series rules and purse are in effect.

-USRA DIVISION DRIVERS: Make sure you purchase your license ahead of time as tracks are no longer allowed to issue them. Go to www.USRAracing.com/register and get them. A $10 temp license will be available at the track. Track purse structures on the rules link at www.MMSdirt.com

-New MMS RACING DIVISIONS - PLEASE GET YOUR TEAM REGISTERED before coming to the track! Go to www.MMSdirt.com then click the rules/registration page and you’ll be all set up in a few minutes.

-The track has great food in the concession stand, so come hungry and they’ll fix you up - and at family-affordable prices!

-MMS now sells adult beverages, and no outside food/drink coolers are allowed inside the ticket gate.

Join us *FRIDAY* MAY 22nd at 8pm for a great night of family fun, featuring the RaceSaver IMCA Texas Sprint Series; plus the USRA Modifieds, Factory Stocks, Limited Modifieds & Tuners! The MMS Mini-Stocks will round out the 6-division racing program!

 

 

Ohsweken Speedway Racesource Is Open For Business
By Clinton Geoffrey

OHSWEKEN, Ont. (May 15, 2020) – Ohsweken Speedway Racesource is OPEN and ready to take your order! Let Canada’s choice for sprint car parts, accessories, and consumables get you ready for the 2020 racing season! OSR offers parts from all major Speed and Performance suppliers! Whether you are racing on the tracks or rippinfg it up on the street we can make you faster!

Located in the heart of the fastest growing sprint car market in North America...at the world famous Ohsweken Speedway! If you have some extra time on your hands to finish building your Race Car for the upcoming 2020 race season, give Ohsweken Speedway RaceSource a call. OSR can get you the best parts you need to get the job done right...Tax Free!

Let the experts at Ohsweken Speedway RaceSource lead you to Victory Lane in 2020. Nobody has more laps, wins and time spent at Ohsweken Speedway than the staff at Ohsweken Speedway Racesource! For pricing and additional information, call (438) 499-7144, visit www.osrparts.com or email info(at)osrparts.com.
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Tickets Available Now For All 2020 Major Events
Advanced reserved tickets and camping for all Ohsweken Speedway major events, including the Triple Crown Showdown featuring the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds on July 6, the NASCAR Pinty’s Series on dirt and Northern Summer Nationals August 17-18, and 16th annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals September 17-19, are available online at https://www.showpass.com/o/ohsweken-speedway/.

About MavTV Canada’s All North Racing Powered by Pinty’s
Ohsweken Speedway’s Friday Night Excitement racing program is the centerpiece of a new international television broadcast on MavTV Canada called All North Racing powered by Pinty’s. All North Racing visits Ohsweken for seven live broadcasts in 2020 that will be re-aired multiple times in Canada and the United States. The MavTV broadcasts are scheduled for May 29, June 19, July 10, August 17, September 11, September 18 and September 19. These broadcasts include the first night of the Burger Barn Northern Summer Nationals featuring a $5,000 USD-to-win 360 Sprint Car Showdown, as well as the 16th Annual Nitro 54 Variety and Arrow Express Canadian Sprint Car Nationals. For more information on MavTV Canada, visit www.facebook.com/MAVTVCanada.

2020 Season
Ohswken Speedway’s 25th season will be one of its biggest years yet. The 2020 season will feature every event broadcast live via Ohsweken Speedway’s Live Stream network. That includes all the major events, including the 16th annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals and weekly Friday Night Excitement events featuring four divisions of racing, including the Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Cars, Strickland’s Brantford Chevrolet Sprint Cars, Middleport Mechanical Thunder Stocks, and HRW Automotive Mini Stocks. Visit www.OhswekenSpeedway.com or call 519-717-0023 for more information.

Ohsweken Speedway Live Stream
Can’t make it to the track or don’t live within driving distance? No problem! Check out all of Ohsweken’s weekly Friday Night Excitement action live online for free via the Ohsweken Speedway Live Stream. The stream goes live at 7:30pm EST each race night at www.OhswekenSpeedway.ca, on our official Facebook page and on YouTube.

Ohsweken Speedway RaceSource: Ohsweken Speedway Racesource is Canada's Choice for Sprint Car parts, accessories and consumables. Located in the heart of the fastest growing sprint car market in North America, at Southern Ontario’s Ohsweken Speedway. Let our experts lead you to Victory Lane. For pricing and additional information, visit www.osrparts.com.

About Ohsweken Speedway: Founded in 1996, Ohsweken Speedway is a motorsports complex which includes a 3/8 (0.375) mile clay oval track. The facility is owned by the Styres family, and located in the village of Ohsweken, Ontario, Canada. Ohsweken’s weekly Friday night racing program runs from May to September each year, featuring 360 Sprint Cars, Crate Sprint Cars, Thunder Stocks, and Mini Stocks. The season finishes each year with the annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals. Ohsweken Speedway also hosts weekly Micro Sprint racing on Thursday nights.

Ohsweken Speedway Media
Phone: (519) 717-0023
Email: media@ohswekenspeedway.com
Website: www.OhswekenSpeedway.com
Facebook: www.Facebook.com/OHSWEKENSPEEDWAY
Twitter: @OhswekenSpdway
Instagram: www.Instagram.com/OhswekenSpeedway
YouTube: www.YouTube.com/user/OhswekenSpdway

Ohsweken Speedway thanks the following partners for their support: Ackland Insurance, Arrow Express, Nitro 54 Variety, Auto Parts Centres, Bradshaw Brothers Fuels, Burger Barn, Case IH O’Neil’s Farm Equipment, Core-Mark International, Corr/Pak Merchandising Inc., Creative Edge Signs & Graphics, EPIC Racewear, Gale’s Auto Aftermarket, Grisdale Racing Products,Halifax Thunderbirds, Hoosier Tire Canada, HRW Automotive, Insta-Insulation/Insta-Panels, Jibs Action Sports, Kool Kidz Ice & Water, McDonald’s Restaurants of Paris & Brantford, Middleport Mechanical, Miska Trailer Factory, , Pinty’s Delicious Foods, Renway Energy, Strickland’s GMC and Victory Gamez.

 

 

DCRP Opening Weekend Pushed Back to June 20-21

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (May 15, 2020) – With continued restrictions throughout the state of Kansas due to the current COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Dodge City Raceway Park will be unable to engage in any racing activities until after June 15 in accordance with state mandate.

As a result, the state-of-the-art dirt track racing facility in southwest Kansas will now kick off the 2020 season on Saturday, June 20, with Armed Forces Night that features the Hobby Stock Roundup. While the IMCA Hobby Stocks battle it out for $750 to win, the Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds and IMCA Stock Cars will be in action as well.

After the opening night of action atop the 3/8-mile clay oval, the 1/7-mile Little DCRP clay oval will be in action the next day, June 21, with a full slate of Micro Sprints and Karts.

The extension of regulations has forced the cancelation of the scheduled open practice on May 23. The June 6 and 7 weekend that was to feature the URSS vs. DCRP Sprint Car Showdown on Saturday and then the opening leg of Little DCRP action on Sunday has been postponed as well with track officials working to find an appropriate date to reschedule the weekend.

Detailed schedule information is available at https://www.dodgecityraceway.com/schedule/.

Dodge City Raceway Park is located on the south edge of Dodge City, KS, on US 283, then 0.9 miles west on US 56, then 0.1 miles south. For more information, contact the track at 620-225-3277 or check www.dodgecityraceway.com.

 

 

Oswego Speedway Teams to Give Back to Community, Aid Local Farmers with Upstate Niagara Cooperative Milk Drive on Friday, May 22

OSWEGO, NY (May 15, 2020) - The front stretch of Oswego Speedway will play host to a milk drive one week from today; Friday, May 22 at noon, to give back to the community and benefit area farmers, specifically the Upstate Niagara Cooperative corporation based in Rochester.

Six drivers; Joe Gosek, Brandon Bellinger, Tim Snyder, Dan Connors Jr, Anthony Losurdo, and Dave Cliff, will be in their full racing uniforms distributing over 500 gallons of free milk purchased by race teams. Anyone who stops by the Steel Palace on the 22nd is welcome to collect.

Vicki Gosek (Joe’s wife) and Phyllis Bellinger (Brandon’s Mom) have spearheaded the effort in an attempt to give back to the local community and aid the farming industry as we all fight these trying times amidst the public health pandemic.

“We thought this was a great way to allow racers a chance to give back,” Gosek said. “There will be no Indy 500 this month, and that means no traditional drinking of the milk, so we decided we would bring some to Oswego to give back to our community and were able to help local farmers in the process. We appreciate everyone banding together to make this happen.”

All families that wish to collect milk will be admitted through the Albany Street pit gate on May 22 at noon, receive milk and a checkered flag from one of the drivers, and be permitted to take a ‘half lap’ around the Speedway before exiting at the turn 3 pit gate via City Line Road.

Those who attend the giveaway must remain in their vehicle at all times. All other gates will be locked; including the grandstands, and absolutely no foot traffic will be permitted. If you can not drive, there will be a walkup distribution area just outside the main pit gate on Albany Street.

The milk will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis and the giveaway will run until milk trucks have been emptied out. It is required that all patrons who collect using the walk-up area wear a mask, and be mindful of the social distancing guidelines.

As of May 15, 2020, Oswego Speedway’s season is ‘paused’ due to COVID-19. Fans continue to be reminded that the Speedway office is also closed due to the restrictions, and all camping and ticket sales are halted for the time being. The 2020 event schedule is tentatively scheduled to resume on June 6, pending state and local guidelines.

For further updates on the Speedway’s 2020 season, fans are asked to log onto the track website at OswegoSpeedway.com, LIKE at Facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway, or FOLLOW on Twitter @OswegoSpeedway and Instagram @OfficialOswegoSpeedway.

Any questions about the milk drive can be directed to Vicki Gosek or Phyllis Bellinger, or you can email Camden Proud at cproud@oswegospeedway.com.

About Oswego Speedway: Oswego Speedway is a 5/8 mile semi-banked pavement racing oval located off the shores of Lake Ontario in scenic Oswego, NY. The speedway has been a continuously run weekly racing venue since August 1951. The premier open-wheel pavement short track cars in the world, Supermodifieds, run weekly at the Oswego Speedway making it the only weekly Supermodified racing venue in the world. The Small Block Supermodifieds and 350 Supermodifieds accompany the full blown Supers on a weekly Saturday night schedule which runs from May through September. Oswego Speedway is mentioned in racing circles as the “Indy of the East,” as no fewer than a dozen past and present competitors have competed at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway including Mario Andretti, two-time Indy 500 champion Gordon Johncock, and former International Classic Champions Bentley Warren, Joe Gosek, and Davey Hamilton.

 

 

LaFave Making Full-Time 350 Supermodified Comeback in 2020

OSWEGO, NY (May 15, 2020) - It has been less than a year since Vern LaFave was involved in his fiery turn 1 accident, badly burning the 61-year old racer and destroying his car. This week, LaFave confirmed he is ready for a full-time J&S Paving 350 Supermodified comeback in 2020.

“I feel great,” LaFave said Tuesday night. “My vision is back to 20/20 and my burns are healed. I have been better for awhile, but it has taken a full year to get to one hundred percent. Gina, my girlfriend, took great care of me and made sure bandages were replaced every day. I’m lucky to have some great people around who care about me and helped so much throughout the recovery process.”

For the upcoming season, LaFave purchased last year’s Muldoon Racing Supermodified which Michael Muldoon raced frequently on the ISMA trail, and also in the International Classic. The car was built with independent front suspension, but the Muldoons converted it back over to a straight axle 350 immediately after the 2019 Star Classic. Now it is revamped and ready for LaFave to compete with.

“Mike (Muldoon) has been instrumental in everything,” noted LaFave. “I would not be racing if it weren’t for his help. Not long after my accident, he knew I wanted to come back. He told me he would rebuild the wrecked car, but I wasn’t into driving that again. That was when we started to put the plan in motion to either build a new one, or use one of last year’s cars.”

LaFave’s 2020 ride is one of four Supers to be built or rebuilt in Muldoon’s Baldwinsville shop over the offseason. Two new big block Supers are in the works, LaFave’s car has already been rebuilt and moved out the door, and a mid-90’s Muldoon car to be driven by Doug Sanborn was also completely refurbished.

“I can’t thank Mike Muldoon enough. First of all, for building me a safe race car,” LaFave continued. “Everything held up great and bent exactly where it was supposed to in my crash. Lately, as we’ve done the conversion, I have made two dozen trips back and forth, but the wing is finished and that was the last piece we needed. The car came out absolutely great and it’s race ready.”

Vern’s on-track plans for 2020 include a full Oswego slate once the gates are finally able to be opened, and some select appearances in New England; including at the Star Speedway and on the 350 SMAC tour, in addition. The Philadelphia, NY resident says he plans to “hit as many of the races as he can.”

“I’m all in for a full Oswego season,” confirmed LaFave. “I’m actually kind of bummed. I just want to get out there already, and this virus has everything on hold. I will absolutely be there for all of the Oswego shows, and we are looking at doing some other stuff too. Speedway 51 out in New Hampshire is doing some testing for the 350’s next week that I’d like to go take part in.”

While it has been a long, hard road to recovery for LaFave since his horrific incident; arguably the worst in Speedway history, the most difficult part is now behind him. For quite some time, Vern says he questioned whether or not he would ever be able to get back behind the wheel of any race car.

“I really wondered how I would handle it mentally,” LaFave admitted. “Last Fall, I got back into a Modified at Evans Mills just to take a few laps. I’m not sure how many people really knew that, but we did and it went fine. I just wanted to be able to tell myself that I can do this still, and that was all I needed. I was totally fine. I just want to race.”

Perhaps the most frequent question Vern has gotten, he said, are from those wondering if he is “terrified” or ask “how could you” (go back) after a crash like that. “I’m not scared,” he said. “ I do not dwell on it or think of it much, but I remember the whole thing and know I am lucky. It was a just a totally freak deal, but if you are afraid of it, then you shouldn’t be doing it. The right safety changes were made and hopefully have taken care of the problem that caused the fire.”

The big goal for LaFave this year? Get the Oswego victory that he says has “always seemed to elude him.” A veteran of the Pathfinder Bank SBS and Novelis Supermodified divisions, LaFave has been close several times. He was won several SBS travel shows, and is a multi-time winner in the Evans Mills Modified and Legends division as well.

“An Oswego win is the last big thing on my racing bucket list. That’s all I want,” he explained. “I get upset, because I know we had the car to win last year, but I guess now we have something that should be even better. I’ve been going for the lead in SBS races with a lap to go and gotten wrecked. I’ve just never been able to get it done. To get a win at Oswego Speedway after what happened to me last year would be the biggest dream of my life.”

Lastly, Vern wanted to be sure to thank those that supported him through his journey. He said, “First and foremost, I want to say thanks to the Oswego Safety Crew once again for doing what they do best. They saved my life. I want to thank Mike Muldoon, Kent Klock, Kyle Hafeman, Chippy Wood, Mike Bond, Ed Matteson, and Matt Matteson. I have a lot of people that have pitched in from up around home and in Oswego.”

LaFave also had praise for race fans, mentioning how “overwhelming and unbelievable” it felt to return to the track after his accident in July of last year. “I just want everyone to know that I am doing well,” he continued. “We are excited to come back. All those people that greeted me last year. Honestly, I don’t think I moved 50 feet in an hour. Most of them were people I didn’t even know. I can not say enough about Supermodified fans. I had a bad day, but it wasn’t my day, so we brush it off, have a new car built, and are going to go for that win. I’ve done this for over forty years. It is in my blood. It’s what I want to do.”

As of May 14, Oswego Speedway’s 2020 season continues to be ‘paused’ due to COVID-19. All patrons are reminded that the Speedway office also remains closed due to the restrictions, and all camping and ticket sales are halted for the time being. The 2020 event schedule is tentatively scheduled to resume on June 6, pending state and local guidelines.

For further updates on the Speedway’s 2020 season, fans are asked to log onto the track website at OswegoSpeedway.com, LIKE at Facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway, or FOLLOW on Twitter @OswegoSpeedway and Instagram @OfficialOswegoSpeedway.


About Oswego Speedway: Oswego Speedway is a 5/8 mile semi-banked pavement racing oval located off the shores of Lake Ontario in scenic Oswego, NY. The speedway has been a continuously run weekly racing venue since August 1951. The premier open-wheel pavement short track cars in the world, Supermodifieds, run weekly at the Oswego Speedway making it the only weekly Supermodified racing venue in the world. The Small Block Supermodifieds and 350 Supermodifieds accompany the full blown Supers on a weekly Saturday night schedule which runs from May through September. Oswego Speedway is mentioned in racing circles as the “Indy of the East,” as no fewer than a dozen past and present competitors have competed at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway including Mario Andretti, two-time Indy 500 champion Gordon Johncock, and former International Classic Champions Bentley Warren, Joe Gosek, and Davey Hamilton.

 

 

USAC Midget Week Kicks Off

Gas City I-69 Speedway Season

On Wednesday, June 17

GAS CITY, Ind., May 15 – Round two of Indiana Midget Week will kick off the 2020 racing season at Gas City I-69 Speedway on Wednesday, June 17.

The race card will feature the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midgets and non-wing sprint cars.

To comply with Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb’s COVID-19 guidelines, the track is limited to 50 percent grandstand capacity for this event and others until July 4.

Advance ticket demand is high because of this limited capacity. To help facilitate the purchase of tickets and pit pass upgrades, fans may purchase tickets at www.usactickets.com immediately.

Tickets are $25, with children 12 and under admitted free. Pit pass upgrades are an additional $5 for adult ticket purchases.

The pits will open at 3 p.m. The spectator gates will open at 5 p.m., with racing starting at 7:30 p.m.

Gas City I-69 Speedway is located on State Road 22, approximately a half-mile west of I-69, exit 259.

The track’s website is at GasCityI69Speedway.com. Fans and competitors can also follow it on Twitter: @GasCitySpeedway; Instagram: @GasCitySpeedway and Facebook: GasCitySpeedwayOnTheGas.

 

 

POWRi WAR Postponed at Lake Ozark Speedway

Belleville, IL. (05/15/2020) Due to the amount of rainfall throughout the week and the predicted rain forecasted through Saturday, May 16th, the POWRi WAR event Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, MO. has been postponed. Officials from Lake Ozark Speedway and POWRi are disappointed to miss the start of the point’s season and are working to reschedule as soon as a suitable date becomes available.

The POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget Leagues and the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League will now both kick-off their respective seasons at Valley Speedway on Saturday, May 23rd and Sunday, May 24th for the Mid-State Nationals. Fans of POWRi can catch the great racing excitement live on POWRi.TV and @POWRiTV on all social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook.

With many tracks, series, and leagues beginning to open with various restrictions, POWRi officials encourage drivers and teams to ease the strain of pre-entry congestion by utilizing the online features for the POWRi Membership forms available at www.powri.com under the membership tab.

POWRi is currently working on revising June events with updates upcoming. Follow along for more information such as race recaps, updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, or on Twitter & Instagram at @POWRi_Racing or on Facebook at POWRi.

 

Reutzel’s Next Stop on The Pandemic Tour – Great Lakes Shootout!

Lonnie Wheatley, CLUTE, Texas (May 15, 2020) – From South Dakota, to Iowa, to West Texas and now back north to Minnesota, the Pandemic Tour continues on for Aaron Reutzel and the Folkens Brothers Trucking/Dissolvalloy Downhole Revolution Triple-X Sprint Car team.

This weekend’s action is the Great Lakes Shootout at Minnesota’s Jackson Motorplex on Friday and Saturday, a 410-ci event that features an entry list of 75 competitors.

After a rousing start to the 2020 season that included three early wins aboard the Precision Catalyst/Hollywood Blasting & Coating/Beard Equipment machine in February, Reutzel looks to turn his recent fortunes around.

With schedules shuffled and crowd restrictions put in place where races have been permitted in recent weeks due to the current COVID-19 situation, Reutzel has finally been able to get back on track.

“It’s pretty weird,” Reutzel said of racing in front of empty grandstands. “But at least we’re racing. We really appreciate each of these promoters that are taking a last-minute risk in putting these races on and giving all of us a place to race.”

After sitting idle for more than two months, Reutzel and the Nattress Construction/Momentum Racing Suspension crew finally got back into action on April 25 at South Dakota’s Park Jefferson International Speedway “Open Wheel Nationals”.

And for much of the night, it looked as if it would result in Reutzel’s fifth overall win of the season.

“I felt like we had the fastest car all night long,” Reutzel relates. “It’s one that just wasn’t meant to be.”

After setting quick time on the night, Reutzel gridded the feature fourth and powered into the lead on the initial restart only to have the caution fly moments later as rain pelted the track.

Once the rain passed and the race reverted to the original lineup, Reutzel made his way into second on the ninth round and took command another nine rounds later, appearing to be well on his way to victory lane only to run short of fuel.

“We added fuel during the open red during the rain,” Reutzel recalls. “It was just locked down and fast, and with each cautions there were a lot of laps.”

Next up, Reutzel took in the World of Outlaws “Return to Racing” at Iowa’s Knoxville Raceway on Friday, May 8.

And once again, Reutzel set the standard in qualifying with a lap of 15.162 seconds in qualifying that nobody else among the field of 48 could match.

Reutzel held a commanding lead in his heat race that would have secured a Dash position only to suffer mechanical failure that brought an early end to the BRM team’s night.

The team made it’s way to Lubbock, TX, for this week’s West Texas Crude Nationals at West Texas Raceway on Tuesday and Wednesday, an event featuring Sprint Cars running under ASCS engine rules and the All Star Circuit of Champions format that was promoted by team co-owner Josh Baughman.

It proved not to be a friendly return to his native Lone Star state after a heat race incident on Tuesday night and then a Wednesday night rainout.

Reutzel held a transfer position in his Tuesday night heat race until slipping high exiting turn four, slapping the wall and getting upside down. Mired at the back of the “B” Main, his night was effectively done.

“I felt like I was only a lane or two off of the bottom and then I just caught the wall,” Reutzel recalls.

Now, just two nights and more than 1,000 miles later, the Pandemic Tour resumes with 410-ci power in place at the Jackson Motorplex.

2020 Quick Stats: 21 races, 4 wins, 11 top-fives, 15 top-tens.

Next Up: “Great Lakes Shootout” at the Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, MN, on Friday and Saturday. Sunday raindate in place if needed.

Keep Track: Keep track of Aaron Reutzel’s on-track action including schedule and results at http://www.aaronreutzelracing.com/, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Aaron-Reutzel-Racing/117666254913127 or on Twitter at @AaronReutzel. You can also e-mail Aaron at aaronreutzel@yahoo.com.

If you would like Aaron Reutzel Racing press releases e-mailed directly to you, send your e-mail address to Lonnie Wheatley at lonniewheatley@gmail.com.

 

 

chckrd continues progress with building dirt following

BYRAM, Conn. (May 15, 2020) - Since launching in April, chckrd, the subscription-based social app with a racing-only attitude, has been attracting motorsports enthusiasts from all levels at an exponential rate, and although the app welcomes racers and fans across all disciplines of racing, the chckrd team has been working hard to capture the attention from everything on dirt.

Led by chckrd Founder and Crew Chief, Chris Muller, the app’s team is building relationships with premier dirt track facilities from around the world. Determined to create a trickle-up economic effect, “The chckrd Model” seeds the racing community through individual subscriptions which accumulate and produce larger purses. When tracks meet specific thresholds in terms of a following, chckrd sponsors “The People’s Purse.” While providing a concentrated, noise-free, social platform is important, the chance to give back to motorsports is equally vital to chckrd’s mission statement.

The chckrd story has been actively shared on the airwaves with Muller being featured, or already featured on many of the internet’s most popular dirt-related podcasts.

“Podcasters are super important to racing and their passion and energy are infectious. It’s really fun talking racing and getting the chckrd message out there. I love doing podcasts,” said Chris Muller.

Despite the ongoing social distancing guidelines as the result of COVID-19 preventing many of the country’s facilities from opening their gates, Muller believes there is an unfortunate/fortunate opportunity for tracks to push chckrd and chckrd’s mission, as fans are desperate to find new ways to scratch the racing itch and support the sport they love so much.

“While we wish this pandemic never happened and feel for everyone affected by it, the fact is it’s amplified one of the founding reasons we built chckrd. Big social is not only noisy but it can become emotionally draining. With the chckrd app, people can take a mental break and fall into nothing but racing.”

About chckrd: Launched in April of 2020, chckrd was developed for the sole purpose for which it was intended, motorsports. The subscription-based app gives the motorsports community a racing specific social platform to share information pertaining to everything on wheels. After subscribing and building a profile, users have the availability to join a variety of groups specific to their racing interests. In addition, members ultimately benefit racing, as portions of their subscription is designated to increase monthly purses. chckrd is currently available in the Android and Apple Marketplaces.

 

 

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National Point Standings through May 14

IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars – 1. Danny Wood, Norman, Okla., 112; 2. Steven Shebester, Mustang, Okla., 108; 3. Andy Shouse, Oklahoma City, Okla., 98; 4. Chris Kelly, Oklahoma City, Okla., 91; 5. Colby Thornhill, Enumclaw, Wash., 89; 6. Tyler Drueke, Eagle, Neb., 80; 7. Saban Bibent, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Alison Slaton, Edmond, Okla., both 74; 9. Jay Russell, Wathena, Kan., and Jack Potter, Lees Summit, Mo., both 73; 11. Zach Patterson, Yukon, Okla., 72; 12. Bradley Sterrett, Bloomington, Ind., 71; 13. Tanner Conn, Oklahoma City, Okla., 67; 14. Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan., and Kenny Potter, Harrisonville, Mo., both 65; 16. Chad Wilson, North Richland Hills, Texas, 63; 17. Shayle Bade, Lincoln, Neb., and Cameron Hagin, Broken Arrow, Okla., both 61; 19. Trey Burke, League City, Texas, 58; 20. Randy Sterling, Morrisdale, Pa., 56.

State Point Standings

California – 1. Brendan Warmerdam, Lemoore, Calif., 40; 2. Rob Solomon, Fresno, Calif., 39; 3. Grant Champlin, Hanford, Calif., 38; 4. Colby Thornhill, Enumclaw, Wash., 37; 5. Mike Schott, Tulare, Calif., 36; 6. Connor Danell, Visalia, Calif., 35; 7. Michael Pombo, Easton, Calif., 34; 8. Albert Pombo, Fresno, Calif., 33; 9. Brooklyn Holland, Fresno, Calif., 32; 10. Rick Bray, Fresno, Calif., 31.

Missouri – 1. Tyler Drueke, Eagle, Neb., 80; 2. Saban Bibent, Cincinnati, Ohio, 74; 3. Jay Russell, Wathena, Kan., 73; 4. Bradley Sterrett, Bloomington, Ind., 71; 5. Kenny Potter, Harrisonville, Mo., and Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan., both 65; 7. Shayle Bade, Lincoln, Neb., 61; 8. Jack Potter, Lees Summit, Mo., 60; 9. Randy Sterling, Morrisdale, Pa., 56; 10. John Paynter Jr., Bloomington, Ind., 54.

Oklahoma – 1. Danny Wood, Norman, Okla., 79; 2. Andy Shouse, Oklahoma City, Okla., and Steven Shebester, Mustang, Okla., both 74; 4. Chris Kelly, Oklahoma City, Okla., 60; 5. Zach Patterson, Yukon, Okla., 58; 6. Jason Martin, Lincoln, Neb., 54; 7. Colby Thornhill, Enumclaw, Washington, 52; 8. Tanner Conn, Oklahoma City, Okla., 51; 9. Cameron Hagin, Broken Arrow, Okla., 49; 10. Alison Slaton, Edmond, Okla., and Trey Burke, League City, Texas, both 44.

Texas – 1. Chad Wilson, North Richland Hills, Texas, 63; 2. Casey Burkham, Combine, Texas, 51; 3. John Ricketts, Burleson, Texas, 49; 4. Matt Etzelmiller, Keller, Texas, 42; 5. Jett Hays, New Fairview, Texas, 40; 6. Jake Bubak, Arvada, Colo., Logan Scherb, Decatur, Texas, and Jerrad Warhurst, Joshua, Texas, each 39; 9. Michelle Parson, Abilene, Texas, 37; 10. Dane Fields, Lawton, Okla., Chase Brewer, Waxahachie, Texas, and Austin Burkham, Fort Worth, Texas, each 36.

 

 

Williamson Continues to Gain Experience During Competitive 360 Sprint Car Action

Inside Line Promotions - LUBBOCK, Texas (May 15, 2020) - Garet Williamson rolled into West Texas Raceway last Tuesday looking to gain experience.

The Missouri native got that and then some. Not only did he take his first qualifying laps of the season, Williamson bagged valuable track time against some of the best sprint car drivers in the sport.

The results don't match the progress Williamson and his team made as they just missed transferring to the A Main during the opening night of the West Texas Crude Nationals.

"With those guys it takes laps and experience," Williamson said. "Those guys were the best in the country and do this for a living. Most of them were Outlaw guys or have been doing this for 15 or 20 years, so experience is everything with those guys. Racing with them will make me better and will only help me."

Williamson started the night a little out of his element by participating in time trials for the first time in his sprint car career. Williamson timed in ninth quickest in his group.

The time buried Williamson in his heat race, but he showed progress by moving up two spots to seventh. Williamson capped the night by placing sixth in the B Main - only two positions shy of making the main event.

"That's the first time I've ever qualified and ran that format," he said. "Qualifying is something that is new to me and I had to get used to it. I think if I would've been better qualifying, I believe we would have put it in the show.

"We were fast all night and had the speed. We just started back too far all night to do too much with it. The track wasn't super racy, but we did what we could with it."

The event finale rained out on Wednesday.

Williamson will return to action on May 24 at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., with the ASCS Warrior Region and ASCS Sooner Region.

QUICK RESULTS -

May 12 - West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas - Qualifying: 9; Heat race: 7 (9); B Main: 6 (4).

SEASON STATS -

5 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 0 top 10s, 0 top 15s, 0 top 20s

UP NEXT -

May 24 at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., with the ASCS Warrior Region and ASCS Sooner Region

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/garetw3

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Garet-Williamson-Racing-572353479787934/

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"Michael is our shock guy and he's one of the key parts of our program," Williamson said. "We are able to call him and ask, 'Hey, what do you think? We are struggling here. We broke a shock.' And he is always there for our team."

Williamson would also like to thank Mid-Mo Equipment, JBC Transport Group LLC, Sorrels Auto & Truck Parts, Tiger Towing, Royal Power Sports, Clems Signs and Maxim for their continued support.

 

 

Dietrich and Start 2 Finish build partnership for remainder of 2020 season

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (May 14, 2020) – Just in time for a busy stretch in the Midwest that will include a pair of World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series doubleheaders at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 and Lake Ozark Speedway on May 22-23 and 29-30, respectively, ‘Double-D’ Danny Dietrich is pleased to welcome Start 2 Finish Complete Property Maintenance to Gary Kauffman Racing for the remainder of the 2020 season.

Headquartered in the outskirts of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Start 2 Finish offers an array of home maintenance services including lawn care, mulching and edging, and leaf and snow removal. In addition, Start 2 Finish offers remodeling and construction services including painting, roofing, siding, and window replacement. As an added bonus, Start 2 Finish also provides a power washing service which is perfect for patios and sidewalks.

“We are excited to have Jeff (Haulman) and Start 2 Finish join our efforts for 2020,” Danny Dietrich said. “They offer a great service and can do just about anything. Plus, they are located right in the heart of Posse Country, so we hope our fans will take advantage of their services and give them a call.”

Danny Dietrich and Start 2 Finish will spend a weekend away from competition before their schedule resumes on Friday and Saturday, May 22-23, with a two-day stay at the Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri. The World of Outlaws doubleheader will award a total winner’s share equalling $16,000; $6,000 on Friday and $10,000 on Saturday.

Those wanting to contact Start 2 Finish for a quote can do so by calling Jeff Haulman at 717.701.0229.

SPECIAL THANKS: Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing would like to thank all of their current marketing partners including: Weikert’s Livestock, Sandoe’s Fruit Market, Pace Performance, Big Cove Whitetail Trophy Hunts, Drop Of Ink Tattoo, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, Self Made, Graver’s Garage, Racer’s New & Used Parts Warehouse, El Vista Orchards, Start 2 Finish Complete Property Maintenance.

SOCIAL MEDIA: Keep up with Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing during their entire campaign right here at the official online home of Fully Injected Motorsports – www.FullyInjected.com. Be sure to also follow Danny Dietrich online at www.dannydietrich.com, as well as on all of the available social media networks including Twitter: https://twitter.com/dannydietrich and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GKRracing/. Danny Dietrich/Gary Kauffman Racing apparel is now available and can be found at the track.

STATS: 2020 Gary Kauffman Racing Statistics: Top-5s: 5 Top-10s: 6 Wins: 1

2018 Wins: 10 (Lincoln Speedway: 3/10, 4/21, 6/30, 7/2, 7/14) (BAPS Motor Speedway: 4/8, 9/20) (Port Royal Speedway: 5/5, 7/7) (Williams Grove Speedway: 6/1)

2019 Wins: 15 (Lincoln Speedway: 3/16) (Williams Grove Speedway: 3/29) (BAPS Motor Speedway: 4/7) (Port Royal Speedway: 4/20) (Bridgeport Speedway [WoO]: 5/21) (Port Royal Speedway: 5/25) (Williams Grove Speedway: 5/31) (Weedsport Speedway [ASCoC]: 6/9) (Lincoln Speedway: 6/15) (Williams Grove Speedway: 6/21) (Orange County Fair Speedway [ASCoC]: 7/13) (Williams Grove Speedway: 7/19) (Lincoln Speedway: 8/17) (Williams Grove Speedway: 8/30) (BAPS Motor Speedway: 11/16)

2019 Championships: Williams Grove Speedway Track Championship, Central Pennsylvania Sprint Car Championship

2020 Wins: 1 (Lincoln Speedway Icebreaker – February 22)

2020 Highlights: Finished tenth against All Star Circuit of Champions at Volusia Speedway Park on February 6. Won Lincoln Speedway’s $4,000 Icebreaker on February 22. Finished second at Lincoln Speedway on Sunday, March 1. Finished fourth at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, March 7. Finished third at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, March 14. Finished second at Williams Grove Speedway on Sunday, March 15. Finished 12th with World of Outlaws at Knoxville Raceway (48 cars) on Friday, May 8.

 

 

Champion Wins with Low-Drag Sprint Wax for Racers

(Clinton, Mo / 05.14.20) Champion Oil, a globally recognized industry leader in performance lubricants, additives, chemicals and motor oils for over 64 years, confirms that their Low-Drag Coefficient Sprint Wax is used by almost all of their podium winning racers and race teams.

The Champion Sprint Wax (Part # 4301S) is formulated to clean, shine, and protects most all types of competition vehicle applications. The low-drag coefficient characteristic lends itself to racing and performance vehicles with gloss and matte painted surfaces, fiberglass and laminated vinyl graphics.

Karl Dedolph, Director of Racing & Performance for Champion Oil, states, “The Champion Sprint Wax is a great addition to our family of racing and performance products found in most racing events in North America including the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), All Star Circuit of Champions (ASCoC), American Sprint Car Series (ASCS), World of Outlaws (WoO), United States Auto Club (USAC), the International Motor Contest Association (IMCA) and the National Association of Diesel Motorsports (NADM)”.

“There are many other popular series such as MOWA, UMP, USCS, IRA, MLRA, NHRA, MARA, NDHRA and MARS”, added Dedolph. “These sanctioning bodies have shown success with the Champion low-drag coefficient formula Sprint Wax. Champion Racing and Performance products are the choice of champions and our innovation and technical know-how are at the heart of Champion’s Racing and Performance Division”.

About the company: Champion Brands, LLC, is a globally recognized industry leader in specialty lubricants for over 64 years. Champion also produces and blends over 300 products including fuel, oil, engine additives, and lubricants for the racing, automotive, heavy truck, agricultural, manufacturing, industrial, and specialty markets. For more information about Champion Sprint Wax (Part # 4301S) contact your nearest Champion Distributor, or call Champion at 660-890-6231. Champion Brands, LLC; 1001 Golden Drive, Clinton, MO, 64735 or go to http://www.championbrands.com

 

 

Price Picks Up 17th-Place Finish During West Texas Crude Nationals

Inside Line Promotions - LUBBOCK, Texas (May 14, 2020) - Robbie Price returned to action on Tuesday at West Texas Raceway following a two-month hiatus as a result of numerous canceled events because of COVID-19.

Originally scheduled to be a two-day event, persistent rain showers that began during time trials forced the cancellation of Wednesday's West Texas Crude Nationals finale after Price posted a 17th-place finish during Tuesday's opener.

"For being out of the car for so long, it wasn't really too bad of a night," he said. "It would've been nice to take what we learned Tuesday and see what we could do Wednesday, but Mother Nature obviously had other plans for us."

Price opened Tuesday night by laying down a lap of 13.860 seconds in time trials. That was good enough for fifth quickest in his group, missing the heat race inversion by only one. He then finished where he started - fifth - in the heat race to lock into the A Main.

"We went out late in our time trial group and I really didn't get a good grasp of what the track was going to do," he said. "We got ourselves in the show through the heat, which is always a positive, but it was tough to really tell where to go setup-wise on the car."

Price lined up 20th and dropped two positions on the initial start. He struggled to find momentum as the first eight laps were littered with multiple cautions. Following a return to green-flag action on Lap 9, Price felt a tire going down and pulled off the track. He was credited with a 17th-place finish.

"I thought we were pretty good out there, but starting so far back we were really burning up our tires trying to make pace," he said. "They had that red flag on Lap 8 and the tires were so beat up already that I knew then we might be toast if we went much longer. We were pretty much locked into where we were at position-wise and it was not worth tearing up equipment to maybe gain one spot or something."

Price is hoping to race this weekend and he has a couple of events on his radar, but with possible inclement weather on the horizon he is going to monitor the situation before committing to anything specific.

"It was nice to get on the track and make some laps and just get comfortable again," he said. "We are ready to race and if the weather cooperates we've got some good options out west. But we also do not want to spend money traveling only to be parked. So we'll play it by ear and see what makes sense as it comes."

QUICK RESULTS -

May 12 - West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas - Qualifying: 5; Heat Race: 5 (5); Feature: 17 (20).

SEASON STATS -

5 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 0 top 10s, 1 top 15, 3 top 20s

UP NEXT -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/RPrice21

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rpracing21/

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"Don is a really good guy who takes great photos," Price said. "I really appreciate his help throughout the last few years. He's turned into a good friend."

Price would like to thank Shark Racing Engines, Beaufort Self Storage Ltd., Shockwave Motorsports, Millstone Heating & Sheet Metal, Shark Racing Engines, Triple X Race Components, Highline Performance and Champion Brands for their continued support.

 

 

Carney II Produces Top Five in Wichita Falls Before Tire Woes Strike in Lubbock

Inside Line Promotions - LUBBOCK, Texas (May 14, 2020) - John Carney II earned his best result of the season last Saturday when he powered to a fourth-place finish during a Sprint Car Bandits Series event.

The SawBlade.com Xiphos saw blade and CSR Garage backed competitor kicked off the event at Monarch Motor Speedway in Wichita Falls, Texas, by finishing where he started - second - in a heat race. That lined him up on the outside of the sixth row for the main event.

"It was real dry and dusty and the wind was blowing," he said. "Everyone was fighting for the bottom and I went right for the middle. They were putting around there going real slow. I kept my momentum up and the car square. I got three or four cars on the first lap when they bottlenecked. They were about parking their cars to fight for the bottom so it worked out well."

Carney II hustled into the lead near the midpoint of the feature and was en route to his first victory of the season before a late-race restart.

"At the restart at the end they said I jumped it and called it back, but I'm not sure how the leader jumps it," he said. "On the next one a driver behind me had me about passed because they do that Delaware restart. He about got into me in turn three, which allowed him and another around. It wasn't an ideal end to the race, but that's part of racing. It was still good to go from 12th to fourth."

The fourth-place finish was his first top five of the season.

Carney II ventured to West Texas Raceway last Tuesday for the opening night of the West Texas Crude Nationals. He qualified second quickest in his group before advancing from third to second place in a heat race.

"We were definitely right in the hunt," he said. "The format that they used was pretty good. I liked it and would like to do it again. With the heat race inversion I started third and I had to win to get in the dash. When you're racing against all those guys, there weren't any slow cars there so it wasn't ideal."

Carney II missed making a dash by only one position and he lined up 11 th for the main event.

"When we rolled out for the feature the bleeder didn't get in right or the left rear tire got cut," he said. "It was going flat and remained flat the whole race. I probably should have pulled off and taken my chances at starting at the back. Hindsight is 20/20. If I would have known how it would play out I would have made an attempt at going to the work area.

"I probably backed up to 15th or 16th. Some cars wrecked and at the end it took a little rubber through the center and I passed two or three cars back."

Carney II was credited with a 13th-place finish.

Wednesday's event finale rained out.

QUICK RESULTS -

May 9 - Monarch Motor Speedway in Wichita Falls, Texas - Heat race: 2 (2); Feature: 4 (12).

May 12 - West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas - Qualifying: 2; Heat race: 2 (3); Feature: 13 (11).

SEASON STATS -

6 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 1 top 10, 3 top 15s, 4 top 20s

UP NEXT -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: https://j2carney.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/J2Carney

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JohnCarneyRacing/

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"I used to drive for Mike and Kathy Hulbert of CSR Garage," Carney II said. "They retired from being car owners and have been sponsoring me on different cars. They are good racing people who have been around the sport for a long time."

Carney would also like to thank SawBlade.com, Danny Sander Construction, Mesilla Valley Transportation, Burkham Contracting, South Plains Towing, Jackson Compaction, Speedway Motors Racing Engines, Momentum Racing Suspensions, Raider Graphix and Tejas Motors for their continued support.

 

 

Big Game Motorsports and Kerry Madsen Entering Jackson Motorplex Event With Speed

Inside Line Promotions - LUBBOCK, Texas (May 14, 2020) - Kerry Madsen is riding a wave of confidence as Big Game Motorsports heads to Jackson Motorplex this weekend.

The Killer Instinct Crossbows sponsored team has showcased speed throughout its three races following a lengthy pause from racing because of COVID-19. Madsen earned a podium finish during his return and while he didn't get the results the team aimed for during two races in the last week, Madsen noted that he is confident in the speed and balance the sprint car has displayed.

The team visited Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, last Friday for a World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series race. Madsen qualified second quickest in his group before a third-place result in a heat race lined him up on the inside of the sixth row for the main event.

"We qualified good, but had a bad restart in the heat and ended up third," he said. "We were running pretty good in the A Main. I think we were battling for around seventh when we had the left rear tire blow for some reason. I don't know if we ran something over or had a bleeder issue. We weren't perfect, but we were having a good night."

Madsen restarted at the back of the back and rallied for an 18th -place result.

The team then headed to Texas to tackle the West Texas Crude Nationals at West Texas Raceway. The two-day event began on Tuesday with Madsen setting quick time in his heat race during his first 360ci winged sprint car race since September 2016. A fourth-place result in a heat race locked him into a dash.

"I got a bad draw for the dash so we started last," he said. "We got a spot to finish fourth and then started eighth in the A Main. It was hard to pass and we weren't that great, but it was our first 360 race together so that gave us a lot of great notes for the future. Given the circumstances it wasn't bad."

Madsen battled for a top five throughout the main event before ending seventh. The event finale rained out on Wednesday.

The team has shifted its focus to Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., which hosts the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing this Friday and Saturday. Madsen has been victorious at the track during three of the last four years.

QUICK RESULTS -

May 8 - Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa - Qualifying: 2; Heat race: 3 (1); Feature: 18 (11).

May 12 - West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas - Qualifying: 1; Heat race: 4 (4); Dash: 4 (5); Feature: 7 (8).

SEASON STATS -

8 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 3 top 10s, 5 top 15s, 8 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., for the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BigGameMotorspt

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SawBlade.com's Bogucki Records Podium at West Texas Crude Nationals

Inside Line Promotions - LUBBOCK, Texas (May 14, 2020) - Scott Bogucki earned his first podium finish of the season on Tuesday during the opening round of the West Texas Crude Nationals.

The SawBlade.com backed driver kicked off the two-day show at West Texas Raceway by qualifying second quickest in his group before powering from third to win a heat race. That garnered a spot into a dash.

"We had really good car speed," he said. "I could stick (the bottom). We were even better in the dash."

Bogucki won a dash to capture the pole position for the A Main.

"I didn't snug up enough in the feature," he said. "I didn't expect the track to go away as much as it did. Two laps in I was in trouble. I was pulling my wing back. I ran second for a while, but I was too free."

Bogucki led the first couple of laps before dropping to second. He eventually settled for a third-place outing, which was his best performance of the season in an event that featured 40 drivers.

"Not only 40, but 40 of the best," Bogucki said. "It was good and the next night we changed a few little things. The car felt amazing in hot laps. I feel like we're in a good position for the rest of the year."

Wednesday's event finale rained out.

Bogucki said he will take this weekend off and will know more about his future plans within the next week.

QUICK RESULTS -

May 12 - West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas - Qualifying: 2; Heat race: 1 (3); Dash: 1 (1); Feature: 3 (1).

SEASON STATS -

5 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 3 top 10s, 4 top 15s, 4 top 20s

UP NEXT -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.SawBlade.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SawBladecom

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SawBladecom

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sawblade.com_

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"Everyone at SawBlade.com has been very supportive," Bogucki said. "They have stuck with me for three years as we've continued to build our race team and develop into a consistent contender. I appreciate their loyalty and support."

Bogucki would also like to thank Dissolvalloy, Ostrich Race Engines, KW Motorsports, Smith Titanium, Rod End Supply, Weld Wheels, JJS Mechanical Inc., HRP Wings, Momentum Suspension, KW Transport, Pac Torsion Bars, Maxim Chassis, Weld Wheels, JJS Mechanical Inc., Momentum Suspension, Howard Law and Findley and Sons for their support.

 

 

Sam Hafertepe, Jr. Grabs Mid-Week Glory In West Texas Crude Nationals

Bryan Hulbert- LUBBOCK, Texas (May 14, 2020) Despite being shortened by Mother Nature, the trip to Lubbock, Texas for the West Texas Crude Nationals was a good one for Sam Hafertepe, Jr. who captured his second triumph of the season over a star-studded field at West Texas Raceway.
"First off, thank you to everyone who put this race on and took the chance. Sucks the weather didn't cooperate, but it felt good to go race again," commented Hafertepe.
Getting into second on Lap 3, it didn't take long to get a run on the No. 28 of Scott Bogucki. Crossing lines twice, Hafertepe secured the top spot with 22-laps to run. Working on keeping the car straight as possible, tire wear started becoming an issue inside the first 10 laps.
"We were good. I knew we could run harder, but tire wear was a real issue so when I passed him [Bogucki] I wanted to make sure I got him well behind me, but I left too much room the first time I slid him and let him get a run so I just settled down and made sure I had a better run the next time. The rest of the race I basically just tried to protect and save the tires."
Looking ahead to next weekend, the team has plans to head to Missouri, but the weather will be the determining factor on where the Hills Racing No. 15h lands next. The team is also looking for another crew member. Inquiries can be made to sammy15@sbcglobal.net.
For continued updates on Sam Hafertepe, Jr. log onto http://www.sam15.com and make sure to find him on Twitter (@samhafertepejr). For news on Hill's Racing Team, log onto https://www.facebook.com/hillsracing/ and on Twitter (@HillsRacingTeam).
2020 Season to Date:
Events: 13; Wins -2; Top 5 - 3; Top 10 - 6; Top 20 - 7;
Coming Up:
TBA - Watching the weather.
Sam Hafertepe, Jr. Online:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100011628097506
Website: http://www.sam15.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/samhafertepejr
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Hill's Racing Team, Townline Variety, Heidbreder Foundation Service, Kiebler & Sons Lawn and Landscaping, Fisher Racing Engines, Super Shox, J&J Chassis, Smiley's Racing Products, Hoosier Tire, Huggins Cams, Champion Oil, The Sparks Family, Lonestar Speedway, Keizer Wheels, XYZ Machining, Simpson Racing Products, CP-Carrillo, KSE Power Steering, FK Rod Ends, BMRS, Allstar Performance, Saldana Racing Products, Vortex Wings, DMI, Wilwood Brakes, Kinsler Fuel Injection, Hwy. 79 Collision.

 

 

Harli White Crosses 16th At West Texas Crude Nationals

Bryan Hulbert - LUBBOCK, Texas (May 14, 2020) Struggling through the slick on Tuesday night, Harli White managed to hold the Life of Hope Ministries No. 17w to a 16th place finish in the West Texas Crude Nationals at Lubbock's West Texas Raceway.
"We struggled. We've off on our slick track setup, but we know what we need to work on and getting the chance to race again we can only improve," said White of the performance.
"Overall, we had fun and definitely need to thank Josh [Baughman] and everyone involved for putting the race on. That's a huge risk to take."
Looking at the next outing, the weather will be the determining factor.
"We wanted to race this weekend, but the forecast looks like we just need to stay home and get ready for the [ASCS] Sooner Region shows at Meeker and Pocola at the end of the month"
The 2020 season marks the 13th year of racing for Harli White. Racing full time with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network, Harli will also mix in several events throughout the country when not on the road. For continued updates and news on Harli White, log onto http://www.harliwhiteracing.net.
2020 Season to Date:
Events: 10; Wins -0; Top 5 - 2; Top 10 - 3;
Coming Up:
TBA based on the weather
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David Gravel Uses KSE Racing Products to Score Return to Racing Triumph

PETERSEN MEDIA: Slowly seeing racing come to life in various regions around the country, all eyes were on Knoxville Raceway last week during the World of Outlaws Return to Racing and it was the defending Nationals champion, David Gravel grabbing the historic win.

With empty grandstands the current norm to racing to commence, David Gravel and Ian Madsen collectively brought the country to their feet in their own living rooms as the duo entertained on Friday night. Making a late move, Gravel used his KSE Racing Products to get by Madsen and score the historic win at Knoxville Raceway.

For the first time since March 12th, cars came to life in California as 360ci sprint cars invaded Marysville Raceway. Reigning King of the West Champion, DJ Netto would also steal the show late as he worked his way forward to cap the win before donating his winnings to a local Hanford, CA food bank.

Adding winged races to the schedule at Clauson Marshall Racing, Tyler Courtney made the most of Saturday night as the team made their winged debut. Taking to St. Francois County Raceway, ‘Sunshine’ shined bright as he scored the win.

Tyler Drueke kept the winning going for KSE Racing Products as he topped the action at Bethany Speedway before Sam Hafertepe claimed Tuesday night’s opener at West Texas Raceway.

Steering The Best From East To West: KSE Racing Products continues to prove their steering performance all across the country. You want the best? Visit www.kse-racing.com to find a dealer in your area and get your hands on KSE’s new lightweight, Black Series Gen2 Power Steering Gear, Black Series HPD Power Steering Pump, and Stingray Wing Valve & Cylinder.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay updated with all of KSE Racing Products happenings and new products by visiting www.kse-racing.com or follow us at www.twitter.com/KSE_Racing .

 

 

Wilson Heading to Florida for First Races in Two-Plus Months

Inside Line Promotions - BENTON RIDGE, Ohio (May 13, 2020) - Greg Wilson and his Hercules Tires, DNC Hydraulics, Ohio Logistics and Gear Off Road sponsored team are venturing to Florida this weekend for a pair of USCS Series races.

Southern Raceway in Milton is the site of a doubleheader on Friday and Saturday. It will mark Wilson's first race since March 7.

"I think we've been off longer than we were for the offseason," he said. "It's real close. We made some changes over the winter and we were cruising along feeling we were getting better. Then everything came to a halt in March. Now we'll try to refire and keep some of that momentum."

Wilson was rolling prior to the shutdown because of COVID-19. He has earned three podium finishes in his five most recent races and he powered from 14 th to sixth place during his debut at Southern Raceway on Feb. 29. The performance garnered the Hard Charger Award for passing the most cars.

"I have a little better idea what to expect going there for a second time," he said. "It's a typical Florida track. The surface wasn't bad, but it remained dirty all night long. After being off for basically two months now it will be good to get back into the swing of things."

The trip will take approximately a dozen hours to get from Wilson's home state of Ohio to the oval in Florida. He said he hopes to finalize a race schedule for the coming weeks this weekend.

SEASON STATS -

12 races, 0 wins, 3 top fives, 5 top 10s, 6 top 15s, 7 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla., with the USCS Series

UPCOMING HERCULES TIRES DEALERSHIP VISITS -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.GregWilsonRacing.com

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/GregWilsonw20

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GregWilsonRacing

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Magtech Ignition and Simpson Race Products

Magtech Ignition provides repair and upgrade services for all ignition needs. For more information, visit http://www.MagtechIgnition.com .

Simpson Race Products is an American motor sports parts business that supplies gloves, helmets, harness systems, driver's suits, head restraints, shoes and more ranging from racers at local tracks to international teams. For more information, visit http://www.SimpsonRaceProducts.com .

"Ed Starr of Magtech has become a good friend whom I met through Danny Smith several years ago," Wilson said. "He's taken care of our ignition stuff since then and we appreciate his support.

"Simpson Race Products has helped me for more than 20 years. I use their helmets, suits, shoes, gloves. I was thankful to have them involved after wrecking last weekend at Eldora."

Wilson would also like to thank Hercules Tires, Ohio Logistics, DNC Hydraulics, Gear Off Road, Kinsler Fuel Injection, All Pro Cylinder, Banshee Graphics, Nagy Equipment Sales, Winters Performance, Real Capz, Mark Wolford Garage, Burns Petroleum, Wings Unlimited, Inter-State Truck Repair, ATL Fuel Cells, Sandridge Customs, Cooper Custom Powder, Benson Marketing and Inside Line Promotions for their continued support.

 

 

Marquee Drivers Headline Impressive Roster Tackling Jackson Motorplex's Great Lakes Shootout

Inside Line Promotions - JACKSON, Minn. (May 13, 2020) - A whopping 75 drivers have pre-registered to take part in the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing, which will be hosted by Jackson Motorplex this weekend.

Because of the high demand of entries into the Outlaw Sprints Fueled by Casey's General Stores 410 winged sprint cars division, that will be the only class of race cars competing at the 4/10-mile dirt oval on Friday and Saturday. Friday's main event is $5,000 to win and Saturday's pays $7,000 to the winner. There is a rain date slated for Sunday if necessary.

Jackson Motorplex officials were forced to pull the Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids division from the Friday program because of state mandates handed down from government officials. However, there will be a make-up race for the division later this season.

This race was originally scheduled as an IRA sanctioned event on Friday, but has since exploded into the two-day Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing with IRA support. Bill Balog, Jeremy Schultz, Jake Blackhurst, Russel Borland, Joey Moughan and more will be on hand representing the Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Series.

Other top-notch racing series represented this weekend include the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series with drivers Donny Schatz, Brad Sweet, Jason Sides, Daryn Pittman, Carson Macedo, Sheldon Haudenschild, Wayne Johnson and Mason Daniel.

Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions stars Aaron Reutzel, Cory Eliason, Zeb Wise and Brock Zearfoss are also intending to race along with national notables Brian Brown, Kerry Madsen, Ian Madsen, Rico Abreu, Justin Henderson, Tim Kaeding, Brent Marks, Terry McCarl, Parker Price-Miller, Trey Starks, Dominic Scelzi and Giovanni Scelzi to name a few.

Pennsylvania Posse competitors Anthony Macri, T.J. Stutts and Anthony Fiore as well as NASCAR sensations Kyle Larson, Tony Stewart and Kasey Kahne have also pre-registered. The list of pre-registered drivers can be found at http://www.jacksonmotorplex.com/team-info .

The qualifying order for Friday's program will be determined via a random draw on Thursday at 7 p.m. (Central). Anyone can tune in to watch it happen live by visiting the Jackson Motorplex Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/JacksonMotorplex/ .

The IRA supported event format is as follows: Qualifying will be one lap per driver. The top 50 drivers in qualifying will be split into five, eight-lap heat races. The inversion is four with the top-four finishers locking into the A Main. Drivers who qualify 51st or worst will go to a non-qualifier race. The transferring drivers will move to the C Main and the non-transfers to the D Main. The five heat race winners and the five fastest qualifying transfers make up two, five-car dashes that will determine the first five rows of the main event. A Main starting positions 11 through 20 will be determined by heat race finish. The top-four finishers in the B Main will fill the A Main starting grid.

The pits will open at 2 p.m. (Central) with hot laps scheduled for 6:30 p.m. (Central) both nights.

No spectators are allowed in the grandstands or the pits either night. All CDC guidelines will be enforced and teams will be required to park a minimum of 15 feet apart as well as practice social distancing.

Both nights will feature a live video stream via Speed Shift TV, which is the official streaming partner of Jackson Motorplex. For more information, visit http://www.SpeedShiftTV.com .

RACEivers and MyLaps.com transponders are mandatory. Teams that have their own transponder should bring it because the track will have a limited number available.

Additionally, there will be a food truck in the pit area for race teams or they can order from local Jackson restaurants and it will be delivered to the track.

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday for the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing featuring Outlaw Sprints Fueled by Casey's General Stores 410 winged sprint cars

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.JacksonMotorplex.com

Twitter: http://www.Twitter.com/JacksonMotorplx

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JacksonSpeedway/?fref=ts

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacksonmotorplex/

JACKSON MOTORPLEX -

Jackson Motorplex is a recently renovated 4/10-mile dirt oval located in Jackson, Minn. It hosts weekly races on most Fridays from May through September with Outlaw Sprints Fueled by Casey's General Stores 410 winged sprint cars, 360 winged sprint cars, Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids and NSL non-wing sprint cars presented by HitchDoc among the featured classes. For more information, visit http://www.JacksonMotorplex.com .

 

 

BACK IN THE SADDLE: Brent Marks & CJB Motorsports Races Knoxville Team shakes off rust as future schedule remains to be determined

CARLISLE, PA. - May 13, 2020 - In a special, "Broadcast Only," event, the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series returned to action at Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway on Friday, May 9th. CJB Motorsports and driver Brent Marks made the trip from their Pennsylvania home base.

Marks timed in 8th in flight "A," of time trials before sliding from 4th to 8th in his heat race. That regulated the #5 machine to the Last Chance Showdown, where Marks started 13th and finished 9th. The team would watch as the A feature was contested in front of an empty grandstand due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

"It definitely was a bit strange without fans and getting used to all the procedures," said Marks, pilot of the #5 M&M Painting and Construction, BAPS Paints, Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel, Alkaline 88 Water, R.E. Pierson Construction Co., Wolfrun Landscapes, Nyce, Crete & Landis Block and Concrete, C&S Lawn and Landscape, Ecynbro Trucking machine. "I felt like everyone did a good job tho! The team gave me a good car all night long, I ran 8 really bad laps in the heat race and set ourselves back big time. I was never able to dig out of that hole I put us in. I thank everyone for sticking by me and those mistakes I made I won't make them again!"

(Photo credit: Ashlee Book)

Information regarding the near term schedule of the CJB #5 will be released on the teams social media channels.

Click here for Brent Marks' apparel.

2020 STATS: Events: 11 Quick Times: 0 Wins: 0 Top-5's: 2 Top-10's: 3 Heat Race Wins: 1 Dash Wins: 0

STAY CONNECTED WITH CJB MOTORSPORTS: For up to the minute race updates and behind the scenes content from CJB Motorsports, please follow the team on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Fans can also listen to all of the racing action live at www.DirtVision.com. Check out DirtVision's new subscription program that features LIVE video coverage of EVERY World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series event.

ABOUT CJB MOTORSPORTS: CJB Motorsports is a winged, 410 sprint car team that competes across the country with driver Brent Marks. Founded in 2005, the Clemens family owned organization has worked to establish a standard of excellence in short track racing through fielding competitive entries and providing exceptional exposure for marketing partners. The team is based out of Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

CJB Motorsports would like to thank all of our loyal sponsors and product manufacturers for their support and great products. Click on the name of the partner below to be taken to their website for more information.

Partners: M&M Painting and Construction, BAPS Paints, Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel, Alkaline 88 Water, R.E. Pierson Construction Co., Wolfrun Landscapes, Nyce, Crete & Landis Block and Concrete, C&S Lawn and Landscape, Ecynbro Trucking

Manufacturers: All Pro Cylinder Heads, All Star Performance, ATL Fuel Cells, BK Racing Ti Components, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Cometic Gaskets, Fastener Specialties, FK Rod Ends, Factory Kahne Shocks, Gray Motorsports Engines, High Performance Lubricants, HRP Wings, K1 RaceGear, Kinsler Fuel Injection, KSE Racing Products, Lincoln Welders, Moose Blocks, Inc., MSD Ignition, NGK, Spark Plugs, Outerwears, RPM Chassis, RRI Designs, Safety-Klean, Schoenfeld Headers, Schroth Racing, Ti22 Performance, Walker Performance Filters, Weld Racing, Wilwood Brakes, Winters Performance.

 

 

A special weekend of racing is coming to Park Jefferson Speedway as the Midwest Sprint Touring Series and the Nebraska 360 Sprint Cars invade Park Jefferson Speedway twice of Memorial Day Weekend.

Kicking it off will be the annual Memorial Weekend Clash featuring the Nebraska 360 Sprint Cars vs the MSTS. This annual battle pits the best of North vs South as the border battle comes to a head to decide who is best. Drivers such as Jack Dover, Cody Ledger and more will come north to take on Jody Rosenboom, Lee Grosz Jr and others. Joining them are the IMCA Modifieds in a IMCA Fast Shafts Qualifying event, plus hobby stocks and stock cars.

On Monday, the sprint cars return as the Midwest Sprint Touring Series sanctions the South Dakota Sprint Car Nationals. Originally scheduled to be run on April 24-25, teams will run for the right to call themselves the king of the Mt Rushmore State. Defending champion is Eric Lutz of Sioux Falls, but a number of invaders are expected to challenge for the $3,000 top spot. Joining them are the USMTS, RACESaver Sprints and non sanctioned sport modifieds. Drivers in the sprint cars are asked to register with the MSTS at msts360.com Any questions can be directed to Dale Furby at 605-367-1846.

Drivers in the IMCA Divisions can register at https://www.myracepass.com/tracks/2303/registrations/

Tickets can be purchase at www.parkjeff.com or at the track. Social distancing guidelines will be in place.

For more information go to www.parkjeff.com or call 712-202-5540

 

 

Daniel Focusing on Loosening Sprint Car During Upcoming Jackson Motorplex Doubleheader

Inside Line Promotions - KNOXVILLE, Iowa (May 12, 2020) - Mason Daniel is looking to make the most out of a weekend away from World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series competition.

Daniel plans on heading to Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., this Friday and Saturday for the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing. The unsanctioned doubleheader will provide him an opportunity to test ways to loosen a sprint car that has been extremely tight this season.

"We're trying to figure out this car, which is super tight," he said. "We have to race to figure it out so this weekend is a lucky break because it's not a points race. That gives us two nights to work on it without the pressure of points racing."

Daniel's best outing at Jackson Motorplex was a run from 22nd to seventh during a 360ci winged sprint car event last season. He followed that with an eighth-place performance a week later.

"We're looking forward to heading to a track where we've run well," he said. "We battled a tight car in Florida (in February) and we battled that at Knoxville last Friday. Hopefully we can gain on it this weekend."

Daniel raced with the World of Outlaws last Friday at Knoxville Raceway, where he made his first start since Feb. 9. The tight race car hampered him in qualifying as he timed in 21st quickest in his group. That lined him up in the last row of a heat race.

"We moved some stuff around for the heat race and that seemed to help," he said. "We went further for the C Main and it made it worse. Not qualifying well puts you behind so it was a tough hill to climb. The goal for this weekend is to get closer to the balance we like prior to the next World of Outlaws event."

QUICK RESULTS -

May 8 - Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa - Qualifying: 21; Heat race: 11 (11); C Main: 4 (4).

SEASON STATS -

6 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 0 top 10s, 1 top 15, 1 top 20

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., for the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.masondanielracing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MasonDRacing

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Razzle Dazzle

Have the best grapes you can get, Razzle Dazzle brand grapes. Not every grape can be a Razzle Dazzle grape, but the experienced team at DLJ Produce hand selects every bunch of red and green grapes to make sure you are Razzle Dazzled with flavor. Check out the bi-color bag of Razzle Dazzle brand grapes in select retailers across the United States. For more information, visit http://www.DLJProduce.com.

"We're very excited to partner with Razzle Dazzle and DLJ Produce," Daniel said. "Our family has worked with them in the past and we're thrilled to bring them on board our race team as we tackle the biggest stage in sprint car racing in 2020."

Daniel would like to thank Young's Commercial Transfer, TruStar Energy, Valley Pacific, Dillon Risk Management, BTC Bank, Extreme Brand Products, King Racing Products, QA1 Rod Ends, Stevie Smith Titanium, Wings Unlimited, Bell Helmets, Golden State Peterbilt, E.M. Tharp, Fresno Truck Center and Suncrest Bank for their continued support.

 

 

Tankersley Capitalizes on Late-Race Restart to Earn First Win of Season

Inside Line Promotions - HIGHLANDS, Texas (May 12, 2020) - Channin Tankersley picked up his first feature victory of the year last Saturday during his fourth race of the young season, marking the second time in the last three years that he has accomplished that feat.

The Old School Racing driver captured both his heat race and the main event during the Sprint Car Bandits Series show at Monarch Motor Speedway. It marked Tankersley's first career triumph at the track.

"It went pretty good," he said. "So far we've had a pretty good year. We've been pretty competitive."

Tankersley opened the night by charging from sixth to claim a heat race, which gave him the most points out of the 40 drivers in attendance. That lined him up on the pole for the A Main.

"Our heat race put us in a good position for the A Main because the track was super burned up," he said. "If you got off the tractor tires you were going backwards. I got a good start in the heat race and thankfully some passes worked out real fast. Someone would slip off the bottom and I'd pick them off. We were trying not to miss the bottom. Thankfully I didn't that whole heat race."

Tankersley made the most of the pole position as he led the first half of the feature.

"The first 13 to 15 laps it was roll around the bottom and hit your marks," he said. "I did a pretty good job of not slipping off the bottom. They got the top really cleaned off and it started to lay rubber down. John Carney II found it first and was able to capitalize. He got around me on a restart about halfway. Sometimes it's not good to be a leader on tracks like that. My game plan was to hit my marks and roll the bottom until I got pressured. It happened so fast and he was able to get around us."

A late-race restart bunched the field up with Tankersley getting a shot at the leader. He chased Carney II for the top spot before making the race-winning move in turn two with a handful of laps remaining.

"We had a caution with about five laps to go and I got a really good restart," Tankersley said. "The rubber started moving toward the middle and bottom of the track. He'd been rolling the top where the rubber started and it started moving down. He hit his marks, but with the rubber laying down the middle it was enough to get beside him and we were able to regain the lead to take the win."

QUICK RESULTS -

May 9 - Monarch Motor Speedway in Wichita Falls, Texas - Heat race: 1 (6); Feature: 1 (1).

SEASON STATS -

4 races, 1 win, 3 top fives, 4 top 10s, 4 top 15s, 4 top 20s

UP NEXT -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChanninTankersley

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TankRacing

APPAREL -

Tankersley has t-shirts ranging from youth medium to 4XL for sale at his race trailer.

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Challenger Drilling

Based in Tomball, Texas, Challenger Drilling specializes in providing quality Horizontal Directional Drilling services to a variety of markets, including Oil and Gas Transmission, Cathodic Protection, Water and Sewer. For more information, visit http://www.ChallengerDrilling.com .

"Jeff with Challenger Drilling has been helping me since 2012 and has been a great asset to our team," Tankersley said. "I really appreciate his support."

Tankersley would also like to thank Old School Racing, Griffith Truck & Equipment, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Intra Services, Fastway Auto Rehab, Finishline Blasting & Coating, Blackfoot Electric, Dependable Diesel Truck Service, Houston Truck Parts, Griffith Sheet Metal and Day Motorsports for their continued support.

 

 

Sides Moves Forward Throughout Return to Racing at Knoxville Raceway

Inside Line Promotions - KNOXVILLE, Iowa (May 12, 2020) - Jason Sides officially passed nearly a dozen cars on Friday at Knoxville Raceway, where he resumed the season following nearly three months away from the track.

Unfortunately, qualifying put the team in a hole during the first World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series show since Feb. 9.

"I was rusty as hell," he said. "You come back to a race like that place after being off three months and you need laps. That was our whole intention of the night. I wasn't very comfortable to start the night."

Sides qualified 23rd quickest in his group, which relegated him to the last starting position in a heat race. He charged from 12 th to eighth before maneuvering from 10th to seventh in the Last Chance Showdown. That was only three positions shy of transferring into the main event so Sides took a provisional to tag the field for the 30-lap main event.

"I got to feeling pretty decent throughout the night," he said. "We passed a few cars in the heat race and the Last Chance Showdown, but not enough. We wanted to get more laps in so we took a provisional so we could race all night. I got comfortable as the night went on."

Sides gained a half-dozen positions early in the A Main before ending with a 21st-place result.

"We got to 17th and going into one of the corners I got chopped by someone," he said. "I slid up and two guys went by. Then on one of the last restarts Kerry Madsen got by as did someone else so the restarts didn't play out in our favor being back there."

The team plans on venturing to Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., this Friday and Saturday for the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing.

"It's good to get more laps in," he said. "The biggest thing is going back to a place that I like. It's nice and wide and you can run all over it. It's an all-around nice facility to go to. If there's an opportunity to run there we're going to go."

QUICK RESULTS -

May 8 - Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa - Qualifying: 23; Heat race: 8 (12); B Main: 7 (10); Feature: 21 (25).

SIDES MOTORSPORTS SEASON STATS -

11 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 1 top 10, 3 top 15s, 5 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., for the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.SidesMotorsports.com

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/SidesMotorsport

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sides-Motorsports/283833970847?ref=br_tf

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Dancer Logistics, Inc.

Dancer Logistics, Inc., is a full-service transportation logistics provider specializing in dedicated fleet, brokerage and warehousing. For more information, visit http://www.DancerLogistics.com .

"Shawn Dancer of Dancer Logistics has been with us for many years and he's helped us a ton," Sides said. "It's grown to be more of a friendship than a partnership."

Sides would also like to thank Wetherington Tractor Service, Inc., East Coast Logistics, BR Motorsports, VRP Shocks, King Racing Products, R.E. Enterprises, TORA TORA, Jim Schuhknecht, FSR Radiators, Mid-States Equipment, Brad, Driven Racing Oil, Ingles Racing Engines, Wings Unlimited and All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads for their continued support.

 

 

Brian Brown Posts Eighth-Place Result During First Race in Three Months

Inside Line Promotions - KNOXVILLE, Iowa (May 11, 2020) - Brian Brown scored a top-10 finish last Friday during a World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series event, which was his first race in approximately three months.

The team is looking forward to tackling another event in the Midwest this weekend when Jackson Motorplex hosts the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing.

May 8 - Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa - Qualifying: 5; Heat race: 2 (3); Dash: 7 (8); Feature: 8 (7).

"From my perspective in the driver's seat I didn't feel great all night long," Brown said. "We qualified decent in our group, but missed it by one spot to start on the front row in a heat race. The guys in front got together a bit on the start and let us sneak by for second. Then we drew eighth and finished seventh in the dash before starting seventh and finishing eighth in the main event.

"Me and Donny (Schatz) had a heck of a race for sixth. Me and Donny and Brad (Sweet) were seventh, eighth, ninth, 10th the whole race. Our car wasn't maneuverable enough and I didn't do a good enough job. We had a chance to run sixth and I couldn't figure out a way to get by Lynton (Jeffrey) and Schatz got by us both. I thought if I ran sixth that would have been really good given how we didn't feel great."

UP NEXT - Friday and Saturday at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., for the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing

"Any time we go to Jackson it seems like we're in the hunt to win or in the hunt to run about 10th," Brown said. "Hopefully it's an in the hunt to win type of night for us. I think there will be 50-to-60 cars that are looking to have a good night also. We'll have to be on our game. Chad, Nate and dad worked hard on Friday and are working hard at the shop making sure we're going to have a good run.

"Hopefully this is a step showing the government we can have these races, follow the rules and they will allow us to have fans there real soon."

SEASON STATS -

8 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 4 top 10s, 6 top 15s, 6 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.BrianBrownRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrianBrown21

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Brian-Brown-Racing-200630163294222/

About Casey's General Stores -

Casey's General Stores is a Fortune 500 company operating over 2,100 convenience stores in 16 states. Founded more than 50 years ago, the company has grown to become the fourth-largest convenience store retailer and the fifth-largest pizza chain in the United States. Often located in the heart of its communities, Casey's General Stores provides freshly prepared foods, quality gasoline, and friendly service at every location. Guests can enjoy famous, made-from-scratch pizza, donuts, other assorted bakery items, and (at select stores) Casey's made-to-order sub sandwiches. Learn more and order online at http://www.Caseys.com.

About FVP -

FVP is built on a commitment to quality and delivered with unmatched service. FVP products are specifically engineered to provide OE quality that is equal or superior in performance to national brands at a competitive price.

The FVP brand started with competitively priced OEM quality batteries, filters, and radiators for cars, trucks and specialty vehicles. FVP now proudly offers a full line of batteries for all of your automotive, RV, boating, commercial and lawn & garden needs. FVP also offers a wide array of condensers, hub assemblies, motor oil, oil filters, cabin air filters, fuel filters, transmission filters, antifreeze, DEF, and chemicals.

FVP products are verified, proven, and built to the industry's highest quality standards. Visit http://www.FVPparts.com to learn more.

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Weld Wheels

Founded in a Kansas City garage in 1967, WELD was the result of a relentless pursuit of speed, durability and safety. Highly successful sprint car driver Greg Weld was unable to find the right combination of strength and performance in wheels that were being made so he decided to make his own.

Fifty years later, a lot has changed, but the values of WELD remain. Its production facility is less than a mile from Pappy Weld's Speed Shop where Greg's race cars were built and his passion for performance continues to fuel the company today. Innovation lives on in its industry leading products and relentless pursuit of speed and strength. For more information, visit http://www.WeldWheels.com.

"I think we have 160-plus wins and every single win I've had is with Weld Wheels," Brown said. "They are not only the lightest wheel, but the most durable. We switched to the black wheel this year and everybody seems to like the switch. Weld Wheels has been a long-term supporter and we appreciate them."

Brown would also like to thank Casey's General Stores, FVP, FVP Stay Tuned, Impact Signs, Awnings, Wraps, Champion Brands, Rams Racing, MC Power, Ditzfeld Transfer, Fischer Body Shop, Maxim Racing, J.D. Welding & Machine, Housby, Smiley's Racing Products, The Waldinger Corporation, Restless Distillery, Factory Kahne Shocks, C & M Lawn & Landscape, Lincoln Electric, K&N Filters, www.HostIowa.net, FSR Racing Products, Ti64, ATL Tanks, Wolfe Eye Clinic, Bell Helmets, K1 RaceGear, Clem's Helmets, Vortex Wings, All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, Kenny's Components, Rod End Supply, Winters Performance Products, Cometic Gaskets, KSE Racing Products, ISC Racers Tape, Kinsler Fuel Injection, Racing Optics, Donovan, Hoosier Tires, NGK Spark Plugs, XYZ Machining, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Red Devil Brakes, Schoenfeld Headers, 6B Apparel, Garrett Racing Engines and MSD Ignition for their continued support.

 

 

Crockett Traveling to West Texas Raceway for First Race in Two Months

Inside Line Promotions - BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (May 11, 2020) - Roger Crockett is seeking redemption this week when he returns to West Texas Raceway.

The oval in Lubbock, Texas, hosts the West Texas Crude Nationals on Tuesday and Wednesday. The doubleheader marks the first time since June 2018 that Crockett has competed at the track.

"I was there one time during ASCS Speedweek two years ago, but we had a damaged part," he said. "I was there, but I wasn't fast.

"I'm really looking forward to using the All Star format. I'm also excited to run against such a stout field of cars. I feel confident with how fast our car has been. It's a great opportunity to see where we are sitting."

Crockett has earned a trio of top-10 finishes in four races this season, but he hasn't competed since March 8.

"It's not a points race so there's no stress," he said. "If we get in a situation where we want to try something we can. It's not going to be easy, but I'm aiming to try to run in the top five."

SEASON STATS -

4 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 3 top 10s, 3 top 15, 3 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Tuesday and Wednesday at West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas, for the West Texas Crude Nationals

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/the_Rocket_11

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/roger.crockett.11/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/therocket11/

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"Phil Del Rosa has been a long-time friend and supporter of our race team," Crockett said. "We're excited to have his newest endeavor on board and we're looking forward to seeing it continue to succeed."

Crockett would also like to thank BC Motorsports, Rocket Designs, FK Rod Ends, Olson Custom Designs, Maxim Chassis, Champion Racing Oil, Bell Helmets, Rider Racing Engines, Tracker Native Tobacco, Newlin Bar Service, AL Driveline, Indy Race Parts and KSE Racing Products for their continued support.

 

 

Jackson Motorplex Opening Season With 410 Sprint Cars Friday and Saturday During Great Lakes Shootout

Inside Line Promotions - JACKSON, Minn. (May 11, 2020) - The 2020 season at Jackson Motorplex kicks off with a major event this weekend.

The 4/10-mile dirt oval hosts back-to-back shows featuring Outlaw Sprints Fueled by Casey's General Stores 410 winged sprint cars on Friday and Saturday during the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Harvey's Five Star Roofing and Tweeter Contracting. The feature event pays $5,000 to win on Friday and $7,000 to win on Saturday.

The Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids division is scheduled compete on Friday night only.

The pits will open at 2 p.m. (Central) with hot laps scheduled for 6:30 p.m. (Central) both nights.

No spectators are allowed in the grandstands or the pits either night and there will be a limited number of teams allowed at the event. All CDC guidelines will be enforced and teams will be required to park a minimum of 15 feet apart as well as practice social distancing.

Both nights will feature a live video stream via Speed Shift TV. For more information, visit http://www.SpeedShiftTV.com.

RACEivers and MyLaps.com transponders are mandatory. Teams that have their own transponder should bring it because the track will have a limited number available.

Because of the limited number of teams allowed all race teams are required to pre-register online at https://www.myracepass.com/register/?n=11743 or http://www.JacksonMotorplex.com by Thursday, May 14, at Noon (Central). Pit entry will be limited to 10 people per car and anyone attending will have to be associated with a race team that is competing. There will not be a registration fee and pit passes will be $40 per person.

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday for the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Harvey's Five Star Roofing and Tweeter Contracting featuring Outlaw Sprints Fueled by Casey's General Stores 410 winged sprint cars and Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.JacksonMotorplex.com

Twitter: http://www.Twitter.com/JacksonMotorplx

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JacksonSpeedway/?fref=ts

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jacksonmotorplex/

JACKSON MOTORPLEX -

Jackson Motorplex is a recently renovated 4/10-mile dirt oval located in Jackson, Minn. It hosts weekly races on most Fridays from May through September with Outlaw Sprints Fueled by Casey's General Stores 410 winged sprint cars, 360 winged sprint cars, Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids and NSL non-wing sprint cars presented by HitchDoc among the featured classes. For more information, visit http://www.JacksonMotorplex.com .

 

 

Starks Excited for Opportunity to Compete at Jackson Motorplex This Weekend

Inside Line Promotions - KNOXVILLE, Iowa (May 11, 2020) - A two-day sprint car event at Jackson Motorplex is on tap for Trey Starks.

The Gobrecht Motorsports driver will invade the 4/10-mile oval in Jackson, Minn., this Friday and Saturday during the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing.

"We're just looking to get back out there, make laps and learn what we need to improve," Starks said. "I think we can take some stuff from last Friday and apply it to our notes from Jackson. We were pretty fast there last year. However, there will be more cars and the competition will be tough."

Starks recorded a pair of runner-up results and five top fives at the track last year. His best 410ci sprint car result was a sixth-place showing during an Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions race.

This weekend will present an opportunity to learn more about the team's sprint car, Starks noted.

"We came out with a new car last Friday and are kind of starting over," he said. "It was a tough night to start over during one of the toughest races of the year. It was basically a Knoxville Nationals night without your prelim."

The team competed with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series last Friday at Knoxville Raceway, where Starks timed in 20 th quickest in his group. He then placed 10th in a heat race before winning the C Main.

"We didn't qualify where we needed to and we didn't make up much ground in the heat race," he said. "Our times were getting better and better though. We were better in clean air and our times were good in the C Main, but in dirty air in the Last Chance Showdown they weren't as good.

"It was just good to get to the track and go through the motions."

Starks' night ended with a charge from 19th to 14th in the Last Chance Showdown.

QUICK RESULTS -

May 8 - Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa - Qualifying: 20; Heat race: 10 (10); C Main: 1 (2); B Main: 14 (19).

SEASON STATS -

5 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 1 top 10, 1 top 15, 4 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., for the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.TreyStarksRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Starks55Trey

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TreyStarksRacing?fref=ts

APPAREL -

Starks has t-shirts and hoodies for sale at http://www.TreyStarksRacing.com .

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"Fibreworks Composites makes custom seats and bodies for our race team," Starks said. "I never realized there was a difference in a seat until I used Fibreworks Composites and I'll never switch."

Gobrecht Motorsports would also like to thank E-Z-GO, Champion Brands, FK Rod Ends, Golf Cart Services, J&J Auto Racing, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Beer Hill Gang, Gettysburg Rental Center, Gardy's Enterprises, Baker Door Company, Moose Lodge 720, Pro Shocks, Auto Meter, KSE Racing Products, Fel-Pro, Taylor Ignition Wires, Miller Welders, K&N Filters, Mettec, Bell Helmets, AL Driveline, DMI, Champion Spark Plugs, ISC Racers Tape, Schroth Racing, HMS Motorsports, Kinsler Fuel Injection, All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads, Ultra Lite Brakes & Components, Rider Automotive, BAPS Motor Speedway and Saldana Racing Products for their continued support.

 

 

Harli White Grabs Top 10 During Weekend Tune-up At Monarch Motor Speedway

Bryan Hulbert - WICHITA FALLS, Texas (May 11, 2020) Taking advantage of this past Saturday's action at Monarch Motor Speedway, Oklahoma's Harli White made a late-race charge to seventh with the Sprint Car Bandit Series.
On the overall performance, Harli said, "It was an okay night for us. Struggled a little bit in the Feature. Car was to free. The fixed-wing and tire rule made it hard to get grip with the track being a slick as it was. I kept catching myself reaching for the wing valve to try and tighten the car up but about the last five laps the bottom laid a car width of rubber and I was able to pick off about five spots on a restart."
Looking ahead, Harli will venture back to the "Lone Star State" for the West Texas Crude Nationals at West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas on Tuesday, May 12, and Wednesday, May 13. The event will be shown on http://www.speedshifttv.com only. Fans will not be permitted into the Grandstands.
"Our main goal this past weekend was to make sure the car was ready for Tuesday and Wednesday night," stated White.
"It's nice to see racing starting to come back and getting a chance to race for two nights, I'm excited. I can't thank the track and everyone enough for inviting us to come race and want to thank everyone who supports this team. It's been a strange year, but we're ready to go."
Both nights get underway at 8:00 P.M. (CT). Information on West Texas Raceway can be found on http://www.westtexasraceway.com.
The 2020 season marks the 13th year of racing for Harli White. Racing full time with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network, Harli will also mix in several events throughout the country when not on the road. For continued updates and news on Harli White, log onto http://www.harliwhiteracing.net.
2020 Season to Date:
Events: 9; Wins -0; Top 5 - 2; Top 10 - 3;
Coming Up:
May 12 - West Texas Raceway (Lubbock, Texas)
May 13 - West Texas Raceway (Lubbock, Texas)
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Bogucki and SawBlade.com Sponsored Team Invading West Texas Raceway

Inside Line Promotions - KNOXVILLE, Iowa (May 11, 2020) - Scott Bogucki and his SawBlade.com sponsored team will return to action for the first time in more than two months this week.

Bogucki is heading to West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas, to tackle the West Texas Crude Nationals. The two-day event runs on Tuesday and Wednesday, marking his first time competing since he earned a season-best result of sixth on March 8.

"We're in familiar equipment at a track I'm comfortable racing so I think we'll be fine," he said. "I'm looking forward to getting back into the rhythm of racing."

Bogucki last competed at West Texas Raceway in June 2018 when he won a heat race before scoring a sixth-place finish in the main event. He also raced at the track in June 2017.

"It's a big quarter-mile track," he said. "One time I was there it laid rubber and the other time it was racy. I'm sure they've put a lot of work into it."

Bogucki has earned a pair of top 10s in four starts this season. His goal is to crack the top five and hopefully land on the podium this week.

"A couple of podiums would be amazing, but I'd be happy with a couple of top fives," he said. "There will be a lot of talented drivers there."

SEASON STATS -

4 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 2 top 10s, 3 top 15s, 3 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Tuesday and Wednesday at West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas, for the West Texas Crude Nationals

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.SawBlade.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SawBladecom

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SawBladecom

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sawblade.com_

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"Everyone at SawBlade.com has been very supportive," Bogucki said. "They have stuck with me for three years as we've continued to build our race team and develop into a consistent contender. I appreciate their loyalty and support."

Bogucki would also like to thank Dissolvalloy, Ostrich Race Engines, KW Motorsports, Smith Titanium, Rod End Supply, Weld Wheels, JJS Mechanical Inc., HRP Wings, Momentum Suspension, KW Transport, Pac Torsion Bars, Maxim Chassis, Weld Wheels, JJS Mechanical Inc., Momentum Suspension, Howard Law and Findley and Sons for their support.

 

 

Jesse Love 5th at Marysville Raceway

PETERSEN MEDIA: Climbing back aboard the Cox Family Racing No. 44 machine on Saturday night in Marysville, CA, Jesse Love put together another strong run at Marysville Raceway that saw him come away with a fifth-place finish.

“It was a really awesome night, and it felt great to get back in the Cox Family Racing car,” Jesse Love said. “We were fast right out of the box, and if it wasn’t for a late qualifying draw, we it would have really been a great night across the board.”

With 28 cars checked in for the return to racing in California, Love timed the HomeSmiles.Com/Toyota/TRD backed No. 44 entry in 13th fastest in qualifying time trials.

Moving into heat race competition, the Atherton, CA driver had his work cut out for himself with a loaded heat race. Getting the jump, Love would do all of the right things on the rough and tumble Marysville Raceway surface as he picked up the win, and made his way directly into the feature event.

Earning a spot in the redraw, the three pill put the youngster in the second row of the 25-lap affair as he lined up behind pole-sitter, Andy Forsberg.

When the green lights flashed on, Love would get a little out of shape on the opening lap, but it was no harm no foul as he continued on and mixed it up within the top-five. In what was his fourth start of the year with Cox Racing, Love would continue to turn in impressive laps as he worked back inside the Top-Five on the tricky surface.

Continuing to hold down a spot in the Top-Five, Love would close the night in fifth, to give himself his second top five of the season at Marysville Raceway.

“The track was super rough and had some big holes that led me to make some mistakes,” Love added. I learned from them as the race went on, and overall thought we had a pretty strong night. Looking forward to getting back to it this weekend, and a big thanks to Rodney Tiner for all his hard work, and to the Cox family for being great to work with.”

ON TAP: Love and Cox Racing are hoping to return to Marysville Raceway on Saturday.

BY THE NUMBERS: Races-4, Wins-0, Top 5’s-2, Top-10’s-2

STAY CONNECTED: Keep up with Jesse Love by following him on Twitter @jesselovejr1

 

 

Forsberg Flirts with Marysville Win

PETERSEN MEDIA- Returning to racing for the first time since early March, Andy Forsberg and F&F Racing looked be back to their winning ways on Saturday in Marysville, CA until a late race incident saw Forsberg get upside down while workout through lapped traffic.

“It was great to get back to racing and have a little normalcy amidst all of this,” Forsberg said. “Unfortunately, our night ended with me getting upside down while leading with three-to-go, but we had a really good car.”

With 28 cars in the Marysville Raceway pit area, Andy Forsberg would time the C&H Motor Parts/Bushey Financial Services/Huggins Cams backed No. x1 machine in second quickest in qualifying time trials.

Moving into heat race competition, the Auburn, CA driver would simply just need to transfer into the feature event to earn a spot in the redraw, and he would do just that. Finishing third, ‘Mr. Excitement’ would find himself with the highly sought after ‘one’ pill, which placed the Lucas Oil/Pacific Highway Rentals/Autism Awareness entry on the pole for the 25-lap feature.

Starting alongside Geoff Ensign, Forsberg would get the jump on his rival as he began to set a torrid pace.

Looking strong out front, Forsberg would find himself in lapped traffic soon but would continue to keep the field at bay. As the laps continued to click off, Forsberg looked to be well on his way to his second feature event win of the young season.

On the race’s 22nd lap, things would take a turn for the worse. Racing in traffic, Forsberg would take a misstep entering turn one, and it would result in his machine getting out of shape and getting upside down. Able to walk away from the wreck unscathed, Forsberg’s night was over as he was credited with an 11th place finish.

“Not the way we wanted our night to end,” Forsberg said. “Thanks to F&F and all of the guys for getting the car out to the track and putting us in a really good positition all night.”

F&F Racing and Andy Forsberg would like to thank C&H Motor Parts, Bushey Financial Services, Huggins Cams, Lucas Oil, Pacific Highway Rentals, Autism Awareness, CRV Carbon Solutions, Econo Lube-n-Tune and Brakes, All Pro Heads, and Engler for their support in 2020.

ON TAP: F&F Racing is unsure of their next race at the time of press.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-4, Wins-1, Top 5’s-2, Top 10’s-3.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay connected with F&F Racing by following @FNFRacingx1 on Twitter, and keep up with Andy Forsberg by following him on Twitter @AForsberg92.

 

 

Daryn Pittman 4th in Knoxville, IA with Roth Motorsports

PETERSEN MEDIA- Getting back to racing action with Roth Motorsports and the World of Outlaws for the first time since Florida Speedweek back in February, Daryn Pittman and company put together a pretty strong night on Friday at Knoxville Raceway’s Return to Racing by way of a fourth-place finish.

“I thought it was a really great night for our team,” Daryn Pittman said. “It was good to get back and race again. During the break we welcomed Tony Barkman and Stephen Hamm-Reilly to our team to help (Crew Chief) Brent Ventura, so it was great to get to the track and see how everyone meshed during a race night.”

Against a tough field of cars assembled at the ‘Mecca of Mud’, Pittman timed the Roth Enterprises/Jason, Tara, and Cole Roth Cattle Co./HR Livestock Transportation backed No. 83 in sixth fastest in his qualifying group.

Picking up a second-place finish in heat race competition, the Owasso, OK native would make his way into the Dash where a second place finish put him on the front row of the feature event alongside Ian Madsen.

When the green flag was displayed to the field by flagman Justin Clark, Pittman mashed the throttle and jumped out to the early lead ahead of Ian Madsen.

Leading the first eight laps of the feature event, Pittman would lose the top spot as Ian Madsen used the high side of the speedway to scoot by. Back in second, Pittman would continue to chase down the leader, but would soon feel pressure from David Gravel.

Just past the halfway point, Gravel would take the runner up position from Pittman and just after slipping to third, Logan Schuchart would overtake him for third. Continuing to run in the Top-Five, Pittman would cap a strong return to racing off by taking the checkered flag in the fourth position.

“Big thanks to Dennis and Teresa Roth for continuing to support us and field this car despite everything that is going on,” Pittman added. “I couldn’t be more excited about the team we have now, and I am really looking forward to seeing what we can accomplish together. While we are disappointed with how we finished the race, it was great to keep our speed and consistency up that we had at Knoxville last season. We will continue to fine tune on it until we can be better at the end of each race.”

The Roth Motorsports team would like to thank Roth Enterprises, Jason, Tara, and Cole Roth Cattle Co., HR Livestock Transportation, Roth Investments, Southern Pacific Farms, All Star Performance, FK Rod Ends, Weld Wheels, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions, Kent Performance, Kaeding Performance, Smith Titanium, and Team Simpson for their support in 2020.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts: 6, Wins: 0, Top 5’s: 3, Top 10’s: 5

ON TAP: Daryn Pittman and Roth Motorsports are set to get right back to racing action this Friday and Saturday night in Jackson, MN.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay connected with Roth Motorsports by checking out their website, www.rothmotorsports83.com, following along on Twitter and Instagram @RothMotorsports or by liking https://www.facebook.com/Roth-Motorsports-461528867251285/?ref=br_rs.

Keep up with Daryn Pittman by following him on Twitter @DarynPittman or by visiting his website, www.darynpittman.com.

 

 

Schatz returns to racing with top-ten at Knoxville Raceway

Date: Friday, May 8th Event: Return to Racing Behind Closed Doors Invitational Series: World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Track: Knoxville Raceway (Knoxville, Iowa) Donny Schatz A-Main Finish (Start): 6th (10th)

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (May 11, 2020) - Despite a lengthy delay due to ongoing social distancing restrictions as the result of the COVID-19 pandemic, ten-time World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz finally resumed his 2020 campaign and joined the Greatest Show On Dirt for the WoO Invitational at Knoxville Raceway on Friday, May 8.

Schatz’ return to the cockpit of the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing/Advance Professional/Carquest Auto Parts/Technet Professional Automotive Service/Ford Performance/Mobil 1/Sage Fruit/Curb Records/No. 15 sprint car proved successful, concluding his visit to the Sprint Car Capital of the World with a sixth-place run after starting tenth on the feature grid.

Impressive enough, Schatz’ eventual top-ten outcome, his fourth consecutive during World of Outlaws competition this season, was the product of perseverance, eventually forced to rally from the outside of row four to finish third during heat race competition. Schatz’ position on the heat race grid was the result of his 15th-fastest time during his respective group of qualifying time trials.

There were 48 entries on hand for the World of Outlaws Invitational.

“It feels good to be back in a sprint car,” Donny Schatz said, who owns one World of Outlaws victory thus far in 2020. “It was a solid team effort on Friday night. We kinda had to dig ourselves out of a hole in our heat race, but luckily for me, I work with the best team in racing and they provided me with a car capable of doing the job. We had a lot of downtime over the last few months, but the guys came out with a lot of confidence and motivation and I’m proud of them. Hopefully we can keep this going and get back to victory lane.”

Donny Schatz and Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing will not resume World of Outlaws competition until the Series visits Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri, on Friday and Saturday, May 22-23. The two-day program will award a total winner’s share equalling $16,000; $6,000 during Friday’s preliminary and $10,000 during Saturday’s finale.

Schatz is a former World of Outlaws winner on the highbanks of I-55, most recently scoring the Prelude to the Ironman victory in 2015.

ADDITIONAL MEDIA: Fans are encouraged to follow the progress of Donny Schatz, Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing and the No. 15/Advance Professional/Carquest Auto Parts/Technet Professional Automotive Service/Ford Performance/Mobil 1/Sage Fruit/Curb Records/Absolute Automation & Security/Hunt Brothers Pizza/Digital Ally/J&J Auto Racing motorsports team on the Web and on social media.

Donny Schatz: Web: www.donnyschatzmotorsports.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/DonnySchatz Twitter: www.twitter.com/donnySchatz Instagram www.instagram.com/donnyschatz

Tony Stewart Racing: Web: www.tonystewartracing.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/TonyStewartRacing Twitter: www.twitter.com/Tonystewart_rcg Instagram: www.instagram.com/@TonyStewart_Rcg

2020 Donny Schatz / Tony Stewart Racing WoO Statistics: World of Outlaws Races: 4 World of Outlaws Wins: 1 World of Outlaws Top-5s: 1 World of Outlaws Top-10s: 4

 

 

Abreu gets season underway with starts at Knoxville and St. Francois

Date: Friday, May 8th Event: Return to Racing Behind Closed Doors Invitational Series: World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Track: Knoxville Raceway (Knoxville, Iowa) Rico Abreu A-Main Finish (Start): 20th (23rd)

Date: Saturday, May 9th Event: Season Opener Series: Open Event Track: St. Francois County Raceway (Farmington, Missouri) Rico Abreu A-Main Finish (Start): DNF (12th)

ST. HELENA, Calif. (May 11, 2020) - Although it was not the start the team was in search of, Rico Abreu and Rico Abreu/Curb Agajanian Racing gained valuable lap time during their recent trip to the Midwest, first joining the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at Knoxville Raceway on Friday, May 8, followed by a visit to St. Francois County Raceway in Farmington, Missouri, on Saturday, May 9.

After a 20th-place score at the Sprint Car Capital of the World on Friday, Abreu was well on his way to a top-ten performance at St. Francois on Saturday when a rock knocked loose a fuel nozzle forcing the St. Helena, California-native to retire from main event competition before the finish. Abreu started 12th on the grid and raced his way to sixth before the misfortune occurred.

Abreu earned his way into Knoxville Raceway’s main event by way of a third place finish during the evening’s Last Chance Showdown, the product of row three. There were 48 cars on hand for the Return to Racing Invitational.

“We didn’t have the results we wanted, but we’re going to keep working hard and do what we have to do to improve. The outcome at St. Francois was just tough luck, but I still think we could have been better before that,” Rico Abreu said, driver of the Rico Abreu/Curb Agajanian Racing/Abreu Vineyards/Curb Records/Lucas Oil/No. 24 sprint car. “It was a long trip east from California, so I’m proud of my guys for working hard and getting us to that point.”

Although Abreu’s upcoming plans are tentative, preliminary discussions include visiting Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minnesota, for the Great Lakes Shootout on Friday and Saturday, May 15-16. Fans are encouraged to stay alert on social media for any schedule changes and last minute updates.

SOCIAL MEDIA: Fans are encouraged to follow Rico Abreu online, as well as on all of his available social media networks:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RicoAbreuRacing, Twitter: https://twitter.com/Rico_Abreu Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rico_abreu/

APPAREL: Those seeking the latest Rico Abreu Racing apparel should visit www.shoprico.com, or find Rico’s Van at select events during the 2020 season.

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/ricosvan

2020 Rico Abreu Racing Statistics: Total Races: 2 Total Wins: 0 Total Top-5s: 0 Total Top-10s: 0 **Stats only reflect starts in RAR #24 Sprint Car

 

 

Dietrich represents Posse well at Knoxville Raceway

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (May 11, 2020) – Although Dietrich’s plan to complete a massive weekend doubleheader in Iowa and Pennsylvania was deleted due to Pennsylvania’s ongoing social distancing restrictions as the result of COVID-19, ‘Double-D’ still made the trip to Iowa on Friday, May 8, and entered action with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series.

Joining a loaded, 48-car field which included many of the world’ top sprint car aces, Dietrich represented his Pennsylvania fanbase well on Friday night at Knoxville Raceway and finished 12th after starting ninth during the 30-lap program, securing his spot in the evening’s main event with a third-place finish during his respective heat race. The Gettysburg, Pennsylvania-native kicked-off his evening in Iowa with the 11th fastest time during his respective flight of qualifying time trials.

“I think we showed some speed, but there’s always room to improve. It was nice to turn some laps again,” Danny Dietrich said, driver of the Gary Kauffman Racing/Weikert’s Livestock/Sandoe’s Fruit Market/Pace Performance/Big Cove Whitetail Trophy Hunts/Drop Of Ink Tattoo/Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC/Self Made/No. 48 sprint car. “I can’t thank my team enough for the hard word, and I can’t thank my partners for allowing this trip to happen, especially Start 2 Finish Complete Property Maintenance. Our racing schedule came to a halt pretty quick, but the work never stopped. We’re ready to keep this season rolling, so hopefully things start to open up and we can begin racing regularly again.”

Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing have not yet finalized plans for the coming weekend, but discussions do include the possibility of visiting Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minnesota, for the Great Lakes Shootout on Friday and Saturday, May 15-16. The two-day spectacle will award $5,000 and $7,000 top prizes, respectively.

“We don’t really have a final plan yet,” Dietrich remarked. “We are going to watch the weather and keep an eye on local racing in Pennsylvania. If things start to happen in PA, we have no reason to leave. Only time will tell at this point.”

SPECIAL THANKS: Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing would like to thank all of their current marketing partners including: Weikert’s Livestock, Sandoe’s Fruit Market, Pace Performance, Big Cove Whitetail Trophy Hunts, Drop Of Ink Tattoo, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, Self Made, Graver’s Garage, Racer’s New & Used Parts Warehouse, El Vista Orchards.

SOCIAL MEDIA: Keep up with Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing during their entire campaign right here at the official online home of Fully Injected Motorsports – www.FullyInjected.com. Be sure to also follow Danny Dietrich online at www.dannydietrich.com, as well as on all of the available social media networks including Twitter: https://twitter.com/dannydietrich and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GKRracing/. Danny Dietrich/Gary Kauffman Racing apparel is now available and can be found at the track.

STATS: 2020 Gary Kauffman Racing Statistics: Top-5s: 5 Top-10s: 6 Wins: 1

2018 Wins: 10 (Lincoln Speedway: 3/10, 4/21, 6/30, 7/2, 7/14) (BAPS Motor Speedway: 4/8, 9/20) (Port Royal Speedway: 5/5, 7/7) (Williams Grove Speedway: 6/1)

2019 Wins: 15 (Lincoln Speedway: 3/16) (Williams Grove Speedway: 3/29) (BAPS Motor Speedway: 4/7) (Port Royal Speedway: 4/20) (Bridgeport Speedway [WoO]: 5/21) (Port Royal Speedway: 5/25) (Williams Grove Speedway: 5/31) (Weedsport Speedway [ASCoC]: 6/9) (Lincoln Speedway: 6/15) (Williams Grove Speedway: 6/21) (Orange County Fair Speedway [ASCoC]: 7/13) (Williams Grove Speedway: 7/19) (Lincoln Speedway: 8/17) (Williams Grove Speedway: 8/30) (BAPS Motor Speedway: 11/16)

2019 Championships: Williams Grove Speedway Track Championship, Central Pennsylvania Sprint Car Championship

2020 Wins: 1 (Lincoln Speedway Icebreaker – February 22)

2020 Highlights: Finished tenth against All Star Circuit of Champions at Volusia Speedway Park on February 6. Won Lincoln Speedway’s $4,000 Icebreaker on February 22. Finished second at Lincoln Speedway on Sunday, March 1. Finished fourth at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, March 7. Finished third at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, March 14. Finished second at Williams Grove Speedway on Sunday, March 15. Finished 12th with World of Outlaws at Knoxville Raceway (48 cars) on Friday, May 8.

 

 

Michael drives Clayton Snow Racing to a top-five at Marysville

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

PLANO, Texas (May 11, 2020) – T.J. Michael’s first start of the 2020 season was impressive. Not only did the ‘Texas Traveler’ advance seven positions during main event action, Michael did so during his first-ever start for Clayton Snow Racing, all while competing at Marysville Raceway in Marysville, California, for the first time in his career.

Joining Marysville Raceway’s 360 sprint car field for the COVID-19 Challenge, Michael’s California debut on May 9 kicked-off with a fourth-place finish during heat race competition, soon followed by his skilled rally from the inside of row six to finish fourth during the evening’s main event. A restart with three circuits remaining allowed Michael to advance one final position to secure his aforementioned finish.

“That was a lot of fun,” Michael said, driver of the Snow Racing/West Coast Race Parts/No. 7 sprint car. “To be competitive like that right out of the box says so much about Clayton Snow and his equipment. Things just kinda clicked for us right from the start and we had fun the entire night. I’m excited for the opportunity to race for Snow Racing again in the future. I am more than thankful for the opportunity.”

Although Michael’s extended schedule is still uncertain due to ongoing restrictions as the result of COVID-19, the Plano, Texas-native will be making his way to Ohio to test his family-owned No. 8M sprint car next weekend. A return to California may arise if racing in the Buckeye State does not begin.

“I couldn’t be more excited right now,” Michael continued. “We’re hoping things get underway much sooner than later in other areas of the country. I want to put this momentum to good use.”

SPECIAL THANKS: TJ Michael and Clayton Snow Racing would like to thank all of their current marketing partners including: United Mold, Inc., Gary Silva Ranches, Diede Construction, MPE Environmental, Triple X Race Co., King Racing Products, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, West Coast Race Parts.

TJ Michael and Michael Motorsports would like to thank all of their current marketing partners including: Advanced Architectural Stone, Crown Battery, Fremont Fence Company, Pro-Tech Services, Wood Heating and Air Conditioning, Kear’s Speed Shop, Wings Unlimited, Big D’s Pizza.

SOCIAL MEDIA: Keep up with TJ Michael during his entire campaign right here at the official online home of Fully Injected Motorsports – www.FullyInjected.com. Be sure to follow Michael on all of the available social media networks including Twitter: @TJMichael8.

STATS: 2019 Wins: 1 (Waynesfield Raceway Park – FAST Series – August 2)

2020 Highlights: Driving for Clayton Snow Racing, rallied from 11th to fourth during Marysville Raceway start on Saturday, May 9.

 

 

PACE PERFORMANCE RUSH SERIES CLOSELY MONITORING COVID-19 PANDEMIC SITUATION; 2020 SEASON CONTINUES TO BE ON PAUSE

May 11, 2020 (By Mike Leone)

(Pulaski, PA)...Heading into March, the Pace Performance RUSH Racing Series together with Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC was gearing up for what was poised to be a record breaking season across all divisions; however, an unprecedented situation developed as the COVID-19 pandemic spread throughout the world.

Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone had scheduled RUSH-sanctioned events for 2020 at more than 20 different speedways throughout seven states (PA, OH, WV, NY, MD, VA, and DE) amongst the Late Model, Sprint Car, Sportsman Modified, Pro Mod, Karting, and Asphalt divisions in 2020. RUSH Directors continue to monitor the ever changing situation on a daily basis in hopes to return to racing in the near future. The Series must be cognizant of each individual state's mandates concerning COVID-19.

"This is an extremely fluid situation from our perspective as we sanction so many events in different states," explained Emig. "It's certainly going to put a whole new perspective on our season when it begins as it has affected every moving piece of the Series including our speedways, sponsors, and teams. With that said, we hope that when racing does resume everyone greatly supports our tracks and sponsors."

Over the past several weeks, RUSH's focus has been to support its sanctioned race tracks as they're facing trying times in so many respects. RUSH was part of the advisory group put together by the United States Motorsports Association that included several industry leaders that helped develop a COVID-19 tool kit for speedways that includes a Race Resumption Plan, Best Practices, templates, and more. The tool kit and much more is available on the USMA webpage at www.unitedstatesmotorsports.com.

RUSH went one step further and recently hosted a Zoom meeting with sanctioned track promoters to review the USMA COVID-19 information and network. USMA representative Robert Johnson and motorsports attorney, Ken McGuire, also took part to answer any questions. Several RUSH promoters representing five states took part in the two-hour meeting.

Going forward, RUSH hopes everyone stays healthy and safe, and will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation. RUSH will inform drivers/owners of any pertinent information. Those with questions or concerns, can contact the RUSH Office at 724-964-9300 or e-mail info@rushracingseries.com.

RUSH Racing Series is brought to you by Pace Performance together with Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC along with the support of Hoosier Tire, Bilstein Shocks, Sunoco Race Fuels, Bazell Race Fuels, Insinger Performance, MSD Performance, Holley Performance Products, Hovis Auto & Truck Supply, Equipment Rental Options, FK Rod Ends, Wehrs Machine & Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, Jones Racing Products, TBM Brakes, Performance Bodies & Parts, Racing Electronics, Dirt Defender, Wrisco Industries, Frankland Racing Supply, Landrum Performance Spring, Ontime Body & Graphic, Trailer-Alarms.com, Zarin Truck & Automotive, Sherwood Wheels, Alternative Power Sources, Precise Racing Products, Lincoln Electric, Velocita-USA, Accu-Force Dynos & Testers, Classic Ink USA, CrateInsider.com, and Wedge Motorsports.

E-mail can be sent to the RUSH Racing Series at info@rushracingseries.com and snail mail to 4368 Route 422, Pulaski, PA 16143. Office phone is 724-964-9300 and fax is 724-964-0604. The RUSH Racing Series website is www.rushracingseries.com. Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/rushsprintcars and follow us on Twitter @RUSHSprints

 

 

Henderson Qualifies for World of Outlaws Feature in First Race of Season

Inside Line Promotions - KNOXVILLE, Iowa (May 11, 2020) - Justin Henderson and Mike Sandvig Racing began their sophomore season together last Friday at Knoxville Raceway, where the team made the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series main event.

While the end result was not what Henderson was hoping for, after a long offseason and with 48 of the strongest competitors in the country in attendance for the invitation-only event, he was pleased with their 2020 debut.

"I'm not really disappointed, but I think I'd be lying if I said I didn't go in hoping for at least a top 10," he said. "But in the grand scheme of things there were a lot of good cars that didn't get to even run in the feature so we'll chalk it up as not too bad of a night."

Henderson opened the night by laying down a lap of 15.934 seconds in time trials, good enough for 12th in his group. As a result, Henderson lined up sixth in a heat race and advanced one position to finish fifth - locking himself into the feature event.

"I didn't really know what to expect with it being the first time out this year, but I felt really fast in the heat race," he said. "Being able to lock ourselves in and know we didn't have to run a B Main or something was really a good feeling knowing the field of cars we were up against."

Henderson lined up 20th in the feature and he spent most of the race hovering around that position. With the leaders fast approaching and not wanting to effect the outcome of the event, Henderson pulled off the track early and was credited with a 24th-place finish.

"I don't think we were too bad overall, but any time you start that far back you really have an uphill battle out there," he said. "We just didn't quite have the speed we needed to overcome a 20th starting spot, but we left with the car in one piece and learned a bit, too."

Next up is a trip to Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., this Friday and Saturday for the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing.

With approximately 70 cars currently pre-entered to compete and with more possibly racing, Henderson noted that success will not come easy. However, he is excited to get some positive momentum rolling and see where his team stacks up against a field that represents the best drivers in the country.

"We go into every race with the confidence that we can beat anyone in the pits and that's the way you have to do it," he said. "Last year we had a really fast race car at Jackson and I think we found a baseline that we can be successful with so I'm looking forward to getting out there and showing what we can do."

QUICK RESULTS -

May 8 - Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa - Qualifying: 12; Heat race: 5 (6); Feature: 24 (20).

SEASON STATS -

1 race, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 0 top 10s, 0 top 15s, 0 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., for the Great Lakes Shootout presented by Tweeter Contracting and Harvey's Five Star Roofing

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Henderson_racin

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/90850346221/

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - DeBerg Concrete

DeBerg Concrete Inc. is located in the heart of the Iowa Great Lakes in Spirit Lake and Okoboji. With more than 25 years of experience and a great crew, DeBerg Concrete Inc. is known for its quality work, both residential and commercial in Iowa and Minnesota.

"Deberg Concrete has been a long-time sponsor of mine and I believe they are the best in concrete finish from driveways to light foam basements," Sandvig said. "They do it all. Contact Kevin at (712) 330-3676."

Sandvig would also like to thank Morton Buildings, Eszlinger Electric, DeBerg Flooring, R2 Enterprise, Rider Racing Engines, Winters Performance, Schoenfeld Headers, BK Racing TI Components, Triple X Race Co., Wings Unlimited, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, SBS FK Shocks, Hinchman Racewear, Heartland Kitchen Solutions and Simpson Race Products for their continued support.

 

 

Ian Madsen and KCP Racing 2nd at World of Outlaws Return to Racing

PETERSEN MEDIA- Friday night in Knoxville, IA the World of Outlaws made their long awaited to racing as they invaded the famed Knoxville Raceway in a historical event that saw Ian Madsen flirt with the win as he came home with a second place finish.

“That is definitely one I will think about for a while and replay in my head,” Madsen said. “It is great to be up front with these guys, and up here on the podium, but to come that close to grabbing a win and coming up short really pisses you off.”

With 48 of the country’s toughest competitors back in the pit area in front of an empty stadium, and only DirtVision cameras rolling, Madsen got the night started by timing the Logan Contractors Supply, Inc./Aspen Aire/Royal Flooring backed No. 18 machine in fifth fastest in his qualifying flight.

Moving into heat race action, the St. Marys, NSW driver would race his way to the all important win which propelled him into the DirtVision Fastpass Dash. Pulling the two, the two-time Knoxville Raceway Champion would take advantage of the prime starting position as he grabbed the win and led the field to green for the 30-lap feature event.

Starting alongside Daryn Pittman in the ‘A’, Madsen would hold down the second spot during much of the first third of the race as he attacked the Knoxville Raceway cushion.

Able to get by Pittman on the 8th circuit, Madsen would begin to pull away as his Tyler Swank prepared entry looked stout in clean air. As the race continued on and got into traffic, Madsen would soon feel pressure from 2019 Knoxville Nationals Champion, David Gravel, who had his machined glued to the track’s inside groove.

As Gravel continued to apply pressure, Madsen continued to work the high side of the speedway and keep the advantage.

A near disaster with two laps to go in the race saw Madsen trip over the cushion in turns three and four and this allowed Gravel to eat up an advantage that Madsen had built.

Continuing to lead the way and again opening his lead up, Madsen would get a little tight on the ext of turn four coming to the white flag, and his slight bobble would allow Gravel to sneak by and take over the race lead.

Chasing after Gravel for one final trip around the ½ mile, Madsen would be unable to get to him and capped his Friday night with a second-place finish.

“Hats off to Tyler Swank, and Adam Clark,” Madsen added. “They have these KCP Racing cars so good right now, and we are focused on winning next weekend in Jackson, MN. Thanks to all of our partners for sticking with us, and big thanks to Matt Barbara and Bret Nehring for allowing us to continue to race together.”

Ian and his KCP Racing team would like to thank Logan Contractors Supply Inc., Aspen Aire, Royal Flooring, Bobcat, , Ted’s Body Shop, Team Excavating, Cox Design and Fabrication, TammyHeckart.com, Quality Traffic Control, BergenKDV, P, and BK Racing Titanium for their support this season.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-9, Wins-0, Top-5’s- 6, Top 10’s-6

ON TAP: Ian and KCP Racing are scheduled to invade Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, MN this Friday and Saturday during the Great Lakes Shootout.

STAY CONNECTED: To keep up with Ian, make sure you follow him on twitter by clicking over to www.twitter.com/IanMadsen. You can also visit the team’s website at www.kcpracing.com, and follow the team on Twitter @KCPRacing.

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For more information contact sales@petersenmediainc.com, by phone at 916-342-3424, visit www.petersenmediainc.com, www.facebook.com/PetersenMedia, or follow www.twitter.com/petersen_media.

 

 

South Dakota Sprint Car Nationals to run Memorial Day at Park Jefferson presented by Pepsi Views: 490 0 South Dakota Sprint Car Nationals to run Memorial Day at Park Jefferson presented by Pepsi

Park Jefferson Officials and the Officials from the Property Solutions of America Midwest Sprint Touring Series are pleased to announce the rescheduling of the Pepsi of Siouxland South Dakota Sprint Car Nationals event from April 25th to Monday, May 25th on Memorial day. They will join up with the populare United States Modified Touring Series for this exciting event. This will recreate past Rumble on the River events where the USMTS and the MSTS put together a joint show for fans. Joining them will be RACESaver Sprint cars and Sport Modifieds. The Sport Modifieds will be unsanctioned and will run only by IMCA rules instead of using the USRA rules as previously planned.

MSTS Drivers will be gunning for a $3,000 top prize and the championship of South Dakota. This event, along with the USMTS race, will provide fans an exciting kick off to summer racing. Fans will be allowed into the event but a limited number of tickets will be available. Fans can purchase tickets at: https://market.myracepass.com/store/tickets/?i=1205685&store=10866

Drivers in the RACESaver Sprint Cars and Sport Modifieds need to preregister at https://www.myracepass.com/tracks/2303/registrations/2687

Rooms will be available at the Hampton Inn in North Sioux City. Please call 605-232-9739 and ask for the Park Jefferson Rate. For camping call KOA North Sioux City at 605-232-4519 and tell them you are from Park Jefferson.

For all information on the event go to www.parkjeff.com or call 712-202-5540.

 

 

United Rebel Sprint Series Opener FINALLY Set!

Oberlin, Kansas – May 7, 2020 - The long wait appears to be over. After close to three months hiatus due to the country’s pandemic, the 2020 season for the Lucas Oil POWRi United Rebel Sprint Series presented by Mel Hambelton Ford Racing will finally kick off on Saturday and Sunday night, May 23-24 with the (Partial) Liberty Nationals at Oberlin Speedway in Oberlin, KS

Yet there will be some restrictions that need to take place for this double-header weekend to be successful.

“As of today (Thursday) and unless the state or county extends the phase one plan, we ARE GOING RACING Saturday and Sunday May the 23rd and 24th of Memorial Day weekend at Oberlin Speedway in Oberlin, Kansas,” according to URSS president Rick Salem. “We have been approved by our Sherriff/Emergency Director and Decatur County Health Dept to host a very restricted, participant only (no fans) race and we appreciate them working with us.”

The track is also limited to 64 cars, which will consist of 40 Sprint cars and 24 IMCA Modifieds. Last years’ top 20 in final URSS point standings will be guaranteed a spot if they plan to participate and then it will be first come first served for the remaining 20. You must all call to reserve a spot by calling Rick at (785) 475-7010. Modifieds will be first come first served and you must call to register. Sprint cars will run for $1000 to win both nights with $200 to start and Modifieds will pay $500 to win both nights with $100 to start.

There are many guidelines that will have to be followed and they include the following:

1. All trailers must be parked 15’ apart

2. Only 10 people per car and no intermingling with other crews. In passing each other please keep the 6’ distance rule.

3. Everyone is required to wear a mask when signing in to protect our personnel and is encouraged to be worn through the night. You must bring your own mask.

4. Everyone will have their temperature taken before signing in with a touch free thermometer and if your temperature is above 100* you will not be allowed in and must leave the premises immediately.

5. Everyone must sanitize your hands when you come to sign in. Hand sanitizer will be provided at the sign in area and other areas around.

6. All crews will be required to pack up and leave the area as soon as races are over. You are allowed to stay in your toter or motorhome overnight but do not break social distancing rules at any time.

Pit passes are $300 for ten people per team ($30 per person) each night with no single pit passes sold. Additionally, no fans will be allowed in the stands. However, Salem is negotiating with a couple of PPV providers to broadcast both nights of racing action. Details on this will be forthcoming when finalized.

Up-to-date event and series information can be found on the series official facebook page: United Rebel Sprint Series while tentative schedule, rules, past results, champions and more can be found on their website www.unitedrebelsprintseries.com.

 

 

PERRIS AUTO SPEEDWAY FANS BEST SPRINT CAR DRIVER CHALLENGE

(Perris, CA, May 8, 2020) While Perris Auto Speedway’s historic 25th season is currently on hold due to the coronavirus crisis, there is still some competition emanating from the offices of the famous Riverside County half-mile clay oval. Starting Monday, May 11th, fans can vote for who they think is the best sprint car driver in track history. The voting will take place on the track’s Facebook page.

Eight drivers will be paired off in the opening round. The winner of each first round match up will then move on to a pair of semifinals. The victors of the semifinals will then square off to determine who the fans think is the best sprint car driver in PAS history. Each round will last two days.

The criteria for seeding the drivers came from the total amount of wins racked up in the SCRA Series from 1996 through 2003 and the USAC/CRA Series from 2004 until the end of 2019. The drivers are.

· Cory Kruseman

· Damion Gardner

· Rip Williams

· Tony Jones

· Mike Spencer

· Mike Kirby

· Richard Griffin

· Rickie Gaunt

The round one pairings are

Cory Kruseman vs Rickie Gaunt

Damion Gardner vs Richard Griffin

Tony Jones vs Mike Spencer

Rip Williams vs Mike Kirby

For fans who would like to vote, a link to the track Facebook page appears below.

To keep up with all the latest Perris Auto Speedway news, photos, gossip and receive special offers, please the following links:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Perris-Auto-Speedway/113876798686480?ref=hl

Twitter: Perris Auto Speedway on Twitter.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/perrisautospeedway/

Website: http://perrisautospeedway.com/

Perris Auto Speedway is conveniently located on the SoCal Fair and Event Center (home of October’s Southern California Fair), approximately one-hour east of Los Angeles and one-hour North of San Diego. To get to the track, take the 215 freeway, on the Ramona Expressway and go three miles east to the fairgrounds. For directions on MapQuest, the address to enter is: 18700 Lake Perris Drive and the zip code is 92571.

Perris Auto Speedway wants to thank its corporate partners for the 2019 season. Ahern Equipment Rentals, All Coast Construction, Battery Systems, Budweiser, Bud’s Tire Pro, Chris’ Hauling, City of Perris, Communication Innovations, Daytona Boat & RV Storage, Ed Moore Bullet Proof Driveshaft, Flowdynamics, HD Industries, Hoosier Tires, Inland Rigging, Living Water’s Hospice, LKQ Pick Your Part, Luke’s Transmission, Pepsi-Cola, Pole Position, PrintItNow.com, Rainbow Bolt & Supply, Rugged Radios, Shaver Specialties, Square H, Sunoco Race Fuels, Trench Shoring, Upland Rock, Varner Construction and Vista Paint.

Video and DVD productions of all racing sprint cars events at Perris Auto Speedway are available from Loudpedal Productions. For more information on these productions you can contact them by calling (805) 844-3854, E-mailing mailto:trtruex@gmail.com or you can visit the website LoudPedal Productions.

DVD’s of all the PASSCAR/IMCA racing and Nights of Destruction at The PAS are available from Fourvideos. For more information call (714) 225-9500.

racesatthepas@aol.com is the only authorized Internet address to issue official media news released from The Perris Auto Speedway or Oval Entertainment.

 

 

Michael aims for success in California

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

PLANO, Texas (May 8, 2020) – Although delayed, the ‘Texas Traveler’ T.J. Michael will finally activate his 2020 campaign, and despite the ongoing restrictions and social distancing orders put into place at the federal and state levels, tracks are doing everything they can to work within the parameters so their seasons can commence. Fortunately for Michael, one of those facilities is within reach.

Marysville Raceway in Marysville, California, roughly 40 miles north of the state capital, will open its gates to competitors on Saturday evening, May 9, and host 360 sprint car action. Even though the Marysville visit was not on the team’s original agenda, Michael will take full-advantage of the opportunity to drive for Clayton Snow Racing and ultimately work for a first-ever victory in the Golden State.

“With everything going on, we weren’t exactly sure if we’d ever get a chance to race with each other. Luckily for (Clayton Snow Racing) and I, Marysville was able to put a program together and I was on the first plane out of Texas,” Michael said, a Texas-native who spends his summers in Fremont, Ohio, while racing throughout the region for his family-owned team. “Clayton Snow Racing gave me a great opportunity at the beginning of the season. We were supposed to race upwards of 12 Outlaw shows during their West Coast Swing, that until things started to shut down. That’s OK, we’ll take things one race at a time and hopefully build a great relationship. I’m really excited to get started.”

Although spectators will not be permitted on the grounds at Marysville Raceway, fans are encouraged to watch online via www.speedshifttv.com. Coverage of the 360 sprint car headliner is expected to begin at 6 p.m. local time.

SPECIAL THANKS: TJ Michael and Clayton Snow Racing would like to thank all of their current marketing partners including: United Mold, Inc., Gary Silva Ranches, Diede Construction, MPE Environmental, Triple X Race Co., King Racing Products, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, West Coast Race Parts.

TJ Michael and Michael Motorsports would like to thank all of their current marketing partners including: Advanced Architectural Stone, Crown Battery, Fremont Fence Company, Pro-Tech Services, Wood Heating and Air Conditioning, Kear’s Speed Shop, Wings Unlimited, Big D’s Pizza.

SOCIAL MEDIA: Keep up with TJ Michael during his entire campaign right here at the official online home of Fully Injected Motorsports – www.FullyInjected.com. Be sure to follow Michael on all of the available social media networks including Twitter: @TJMichael8.

STATS: 2019 Highlights: Kicked-off 2019 season with a visit to Posse Country [Lincoln Speedway] on Saturday, March 30. Finished tenth at Attica Raceway Park on Saturday, April 6. Finished fifth during FAST Series action at Sharon (Ohio) Speedway on Saturday, May 11. Finished seventh during AFCS action at Attica Raceway Park on June 28. Finished eighth at Sharon Speedway on Saturday, June 29. Rallied from 13th to finish seventh at Attica Raceway Park on Friday, July 5. Scored back-to-back top-ten finishes during action at Attica Raceway Park and Wayne County Speedway on July 12 & 13: eighth at Attica and third from tenth at Wayne County. Finished sixth at Attica Raceway Park on Friday, July 26. Finished second at Wayne County Speedway on Saturday, July 27. Earned first-ever victory during Waynesfield Raceway Park start on Friday, August 2; win worth $5,000. Finished second at Wayne County Speedway on Saturday, August 3. Hard Charged to a sixth place finish at Attica Raceway Park on August 16. Rallied from 12th to sixth at Attica Raceway Park on August 23. Rebounded from tail to finish third at Wayne County Speedway on August 24. Finished fourth during FAST Series action at Gas City on August 30. Rallied from 12th to finish sixth during Fremont Speedway start on Saturday, September 14. Finished fourth during OVSCA event at Wayne County Speedway on September 21.

2019 Wins: 1 (Waynesfield Raceway Park – FAST Series – August 2)

 

 

-HUGE FIELD OF SPRINT CARS TONIGHT & TOMORROW at Monarch Motor Speedway, 70° & DRY TODAY, 75° & DRY TOMORROW - LET'S GO SPRINT CAR RACING ****WITH FANS****!

-USRA TEAMS: get pre-entered through today at: www.sprintcarbandits.com/050920.html & SAVE $50 on 5/9!

-GET YOUR ADVANCED DISCOUNT TICKETS through TODAY at the same link above and GET IN STANDS 30 MINUTES EARLY 5/9!

*TONIGHT* FRIDAY - May 8th, 8pm it's the RaceSaver Sprint Series Of Oklahoma (along with the USRA Mods, LTD MODS, FS, Tuners; Plus MMS Mini-Stocks)! A GREAT field of Sprint Cars will be on hand!

SATURDAY - May 9th, 7pm, the "PANHANDLE 25" for the 360C.I. Sprint Car Bandits series (along with the USRA LTD MODS, FS & TUNERS)! Pre-entry required for USRA divisions – go to www.SprintCarBandits.com to get entered by Friday night! (Sprint Car registration is closed – a HUGE field of sprint car teams from 6 states will be here!) PLUS ADVANCE DISCOUNT Grandstand Tickets on sale at this link through Friday night!

Here are a BUNCH of top-line info items for each event - so please read on before asking a question that's already answered right here - - - thanks in advance, because we are jammed getting everything ready for your arrival!

- Track is located 4 miles west of I-44 in Wichita Falls on Hwy 287, then head north about 3/4 mile on FM369. 7300 Kiel Lane Wichita Falls, TX. Click MMSdirt.com for track info.

FRIDAY, May 8th. 8pm: AFFORDABLE FAMILY FUN! Adult G.A. (ages 12-54) JUST $15! Seniors (age 55+) or First Responders $10. Kids 6-11 are $5. Pit passes $35 (age 6-11 pits are $15). No advance tickets or pre-entry for this event, fans will purchase tickets at the ticket window upon arrival. For rules or series info, go to Sprint Series of Oklahoma FB link above. For USRA and MMS divisions purse and rules, go to www.MMSdirt.com and click on the Rules link. Pits Open EARLY 5/8 by 5pm, Grandstands Open at 6pm. Full division payback is listed at MMSdirt.com on the rules page. Divisions racing: RaceSaver Sprint Series of Oklahoma, USRA Mods, LTD MODS, FS, Tuners; Plus MMS Mini-Stocks. Weather forecast: 70 degrees, dry and breezy – bring a jacket for when the sun sets and you should be all set.

SATURDAY MAY 9th Racing at 7pm featuring the $2,100/win and $300/start Sprint Car Bandits series! ADVANCE TICKET holders get to access the grandstands 30 minutes early on Saturday at 5pm! Weather forecast: 76 degrees and dry. Adult G.A. on race day (ages 12-54) JUST $20! Seniors (age 55+) or First Responders $15. Kids 6-11 are $5. Pit passes $35 (age 6-11 pits are $15). PLUS USRA POINTS RACE for: $1,000 to win each Factory Stocks & Limited Modifieds; plus $500/win TUNERS! CLICK THIS LINK for 5/9 ADVANCE TICKETS, DRIVER REGISTRATION & LATEST EVENT INFO: www.SprintCarBandits.com – Sprint Car entry to this event is closed, as we are capped off entries – a PACKED field of sprint car racers from 6 states will be here...see entry list below! USRA divisions must pre-enter at the above link by Friday night, or will have to pay a $50 late fee (plus buy their pit pass) on Saturday night.

-USRA DIVISION DRIVERS: Make sure you purchase your license ahead of time as tracks are no longer allowed to issue them. Go to www.USRAracing.com/register and get them. A $10 temp license will be available at the track. BOTH nights this weekend ARE USRA points races.

-MMS points divisions, GET YOUR CAR REGISTERED for the season before coming to the track! All cars racing Friday must be registered at MMS before racing. Go to www.MMSdirt.com then click the rules/registration page and you’ll be all set up in a few minutes.

We have great food in the concession stand, so come hungry and we'll fix you up - and at family-affordable prices! Make sure to read our new ‘text food ordering’ system signs near the concession stand…fans loved the new service last week!

We now sell adult beverages, and no outside food/drink coolers are allowed inside the ticket gate.

No one likes rain at outdoor sporting events. But if the races rain out before the completion of the heat races, hold on to your ticket stub, as it will be valid for the next scheduled race of same ticket price value (in other words, if tickets that night were $15, the next event you will have a $15 credit when you redeem your ticket stub from the previous event). The exact same procedure will be in effect regarding pit passes. If the races rain out after the heat races, the event is considered complete, and any remaining races will not be rescheduled and all drivers will receive start money for their scheduled division that night (for any of the feature events that rained out). There will be no grandstand tickets valid for a future date if races are rained out after the completion of the heat races, as it is considered a complete show.

Division rules are posted at the Monarch Motor Speedway Facebook page, and www.MMSdirt.com

Join us FRIDAY MAY 8th and SATURDAY MAY 9th* for TWO GREAT NIGHTS of family fun, featuring the Sprint Series of Oklahoma on Friday and the 360C.I. Sprint Car Bandits series on Saturday!

Note that sprint car registration is capped off and closed. Here are the confirmed and paid registrations in the Sprint Car Bandits series for the Panhandle 25 at Monarch Motor Speedway on Saturday, May 9th at 7pm:

9 Chase Randall Waco TX
23 Junior Jenkins, Greenville, TX
j2 Rusty Pipes Lubbock, TX
45 David Luckie Lubbock, TX
88 Terry Easum Tulsa, OK
2 Michael Day Greenville, TX
41 Joshua Harner Alvarado, TX
41m Steve McMackin Greenville, TX
17 Channin Tankersley Dayton, TX
5 Kyle McCutcheon Alamogordo, NM
42p Preston Perlmutter San Antonio, TX
4 Austin Mundie Dallas, TX
6M Blake Mallory Joshua, TX
99B John Ricketts Burleson, TX
7 Jerrad Warhurst Joshua, TX
74e Claud Estes III Godley, TX
71 Colby Estes Godley, TX
74 DJ Estes Mansfield, TX
12 Dale Wester Ovilla, TX
1s Brandon Long Kokomo, IN
4 Caleb Padgett, Madisonville, TX
20 Chad Wilson N. Richland Hills, TX
32K, Chris Kelly, Oklahoma City, OK
33K, JT Kelly, Oklahoma City, OK
31 Mason Smith Wichita Falls, TX
04 Kyle Jones Joshua, TX
13m Chance McCrary Farmersville, TX
55b Brandon Anderson Glenpool, OK
41 Casey Merrell Ft. Worth, TX
83 Jett Hays Rhome, TX
v8 Robert Vetter, Wolfe City, TX
5$ Danny Smith Sapulpa, OK
9$ Kyle Clark Sapulpa, OK
41B Lucas Boxwell Willow Park, TX
82c, Christian Kinnison Denton, TX
B52 Brayden Voigt Wichita Falls, TX
15 Jase Randolph Bixby, OK
74B Jake Bubak Arvada, CO
64 Mark Zoeller Rockett, TX
45b Casey Burkham, Combine, TX
1x Tim Crawley Benton, Arkansas
17w Harli White, Lindsay OK

USRA Race Teams that are entered for Saturday May 9th will be posted after registration closes on Friday night. If you’re racing in the USRA divisions Saturday night, you must pre-enter at www.SprintCarBandits.com before registration closes on Friday night or you’ll have to pay a $50 late entry on Saturday night. Thanks & see you all at the races this weekend!

 

 

It's RACE DAY at Knoxville Raceway

The World of Outlaws Invitational presented by McKay Group with Nationwide Insurance is TONIGHT!

We, too, wish fans could be at the track with us, but we're thankful for DIRTVision providing coverage of every lap throughout the night. The broadcast will begin at 7pm, ET. DIRTVision will also provide live coverage of the transporters arriving at the track and unloading starting at 4pm, ET on DIRTVision's Facebook page.

For more information on how to watch tonight's race, go to www.DIRTVision.com.

McKay Group is Giving Away $100 Worth of Knoxville Raceway Tickets

Our partners at McKay Group are giving away a $100 gift certificate for any Knoxville Raceway tickets in 2020 and 2021.

Simply call McKay Group at 1-800-942-0283 or email insurance@mckayinsagency.com to get a quote on any new insurance. Make sure to mention the $100 gift certificate offer and you'll be entered to win!

This offer only lasts through May 17, so call or email today! Lucas Oil Hand Sanitizer Now Available

Looking for hand sanitizer during this time? Our friends at Lucas Oil have you covered!

Lucas Oil is selling 64oz refillable bottles of sanitizer. The sanitizer is a topical solution of 80% ethyl alcohol and also contains glycerin to help reduce dryness.

 

 

Oswego Speedway cproud@oswegospeedway.com Photos courtesy Xtreme Short Track Sim Racing

LIVE Supermodified Sim Racing Continues Sunday, May 31 as J&S Paving Presents the XSTSR Blackout Sim Race Products 75 on AsphaltVision.TV

OSWEGO, NY (May 7, 2020) - Despite Oswego Speedway’s May events being placed on the chopping block due to the public health pandemic, the virtual ‘Steel Palace’ will once again see action on Sunday, May 31 as J&S Paving presents another night of Supermodified Sim Racing.

The May 31 Xtreme Sim Racing event will also be broadcast LIVE on AsphaltVision.TV and feature the 75-lap Blackout Sim Race Products Oswego Super main plus a 35-lap driver’s only feature. Fans are again invited to watch the entire broadcast for FREE.

“XSTSR is pleased to partner with J&S Paving,” said race director Chris Meyers. “The admin team is really appreciative of Rich Wirth’s support. We hope we can put on a great show for fans at home. We’d also like to thank Thomas Video Productions, Dan Kapuscinski, Jacob Seelman, and Camden Proud for working with us to keep everyone entertained during this time.”

Wirth, who has become heavily involved with the Speedway scene in recent years, has also stepped up as title sponsor of the track’s 350 Supermod division thru J & S Paving. Additionally, he owns the No. 77 and No. 04 Pathfinder Bank SBS machines driven by Cameron Rowe and Mike Bruce, and the No. 77 350 Supermodified to also be driven by Rowe.

“We are proud to sponsor this XSTSR event and the 350 Super division,” stated Wirth. “Last season, I sponsored 13 race cars in six different series. I love being involved. I’m excited to get my son Robbie in a sim race car for this event. He has the best teachers for it in Cameron Rowe and Mike Bruce.”

The Blackout Sim Race Products 75 presented by J&S Paving will differ from the April 26 Skip’s Fish Fry Supermodified Showdown in several ways; the first being that it features only Oswego Speedway Novelis Supermodified race cars using the 2019 body style.

In an effort to run a more efficient raceday program, XSTSR has also tabbed four back to back off-air qualifying nights; Monday, May 25, Tuesday, May 26, Wednesday, May 27, and Thursday, May 28, as a means to set the field for the May 31 finale.

Each of the four qualifying nights will follow the same process. If there are less than 27 cars, the drivers in attendance will qualify, run heats and a B-Main, with a feature to follow. If there are 27 cars or more, drivers will qualify, be inverted into two 20-lap B-Mains, and the top 12 from each of the B-Mains will transfer to the evening’s 50-lap feature.

At the conclusion of the week, the top 6 finishers from each of the four 50-lap qualifiers will then be eligible to compete in the Sunday, May 31 XSTSR Blackout Sim Race Products Supermod 75 presented by J&S Paving. Drivers may attempt to qualify as many times as they wish over the four days, but once a driver is locked in, he or she will be parked until Sunday.

On Friday, May 29, anyone who did not finish in the top 6 in at least one of the four qualifiers will have one final shot to make the big show in one of two 25-lap ‘Last Chance’ races. The top four from each LCQ will be welcomed to Sunday’s live broadcast. This event will also be off-air.

By Sunday, 32 total cars will be locked in, and entered into the server to compete. The J&S Paving raceday format will see four 10-lap heat races consisting of eight cars, with the top 5 transferring directly to the big main event. Next will be the Sunday B-Main race; held at 12-laps in distance, with the top 4 non-qualifiers being placed to the rear of the 75-lap feature field.

Following the completion of the preliminary program for all racers, real Supermodified, Small Block Supermodified, or 350 Super drivers from any track or sanction past or present, will then be invited to compete in an extended 35-lap main event. A brief warmup will be held just prior to the race, but there will be no qualifying or heat races. Only drivers who have previously turned competitive laps in one of these three divisions will be eligible to compete.

Fans are reminded that this event will be broadcast LIVE and FREE on AsphaltVision.TV with coverage beginning at 8pm on the 31st. Dan Kapuscinski will once again have the race call. A full schedule of events and format is available at the bottom of this press release.

In reality, Oswego Speedway’s 2020 season is paused due to COVID-19. Any further updates on the schedule, which is tentatively set to resume on June 6, are on hold as Speedway officials continue to monitor the situation, and await clearance from New York State.

As of May 7, 2020, patrons are also reminded that the Speedway office remains closed due to the restrictions, and all camping and ticket sales are halted for the time being.

Those hoping for further updates on the Speedway’s 2020 season are asked to log onto the track website at OswegoSpeedway.com, LIKE at Facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway, or FOLLOW on Twitter @OswegoSpeedway and Instagram @OfficialOswegoSpeedway.

The official Xtreme Short Track Sim Racing league site can be found at XtremeSimRacing.us, and you can also give the league a LIKE on Facebook at Facebook.com/XtremeSTSR.

About Xtreme Short Track Sim Racing: Xtreme Short Track Sim Racing was established in 2014 by a group of friends and sim racers. XSTSR features pavement rFactor Mods such as the newest 2020 Oswego Non-Winged Supermodifieds, 2020 Winged Supermodifieds, 2020 Sprint Cars, template Late Models, Outlaw Super Late Models, NEMA Midgets, and Tour Mods. None of this would be possible without the efforts of Shane Gott (Blackout Sim Products), who has propelled himself as one of the most detail-oriented modelers in sim racing, and Perry Vance, who in short order has constructed some of the nation’s most popular short tracks for in-game use, including the famed Oswego Speedway.

RACEDAY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - XTREME SHORT TRACK SIM RACING BLACKOUT SIM RACE PRODUCTS 75 PRESENTED BY J&S PAVING - SUNDAY, MAY 31:

7:30pm - Mandatory Driver’s Meeting

7:45pm - Qualifying (Off-Air)

8:00pm - ASPHALTVISION.TV COVERAGE BEGINS

8:05pm - Heat Races (10-laps, eight cars, top 5 transfer to the 75)

8:40pm - B-Main (12-laps, top 4 transfer to the 75)

8:50pm - Real Driver’s Warmup

8:55pm - Real Driver’s Feature - Blackout Sim Race Products 35 presented by J&S Paving (TNT Sealcoating post-race interviews to follow)

9:20pm - Sim Racer’s Warmup

9:25pm - Blackout Sim Race Products 75 presented by J&S Paving

QUALIFYING NIGHT(S) SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - XTREME SHORT TRACK SIM RACING BLACKOUT SIM RACE PRODUCTS 75 PRESENTED BY J&S PAVING - MAY 25, MAY 26, MAY 27, MAY 28 (OFF-AIR):

ALL DAY - Server Open for Practice

8:30pm - Qualifying Begins

Heats and B-Main

50-lap feature (top 6 transfer to Blackout Sim Race Products 75 presented by J&S Paving)

‘LAST CHANCE TO MAKE THE BIG DANCE’ SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - XTREME SHORT TRACK SIM RACING BLACKOUT SIM RACE PRODUCTS 75 PRESENTED BY J&S PAVING LCQ’s - FRIDAY, MAY 29:

ALL DAY - Server Open for Practice

8:30pm - Racing Begins

First 25-lap LCQ (top 4 transfer to Blackout Sim Race Products 75 presented by J&S Paving)

Second 25-lap LCQ (top 4 transfer to Blackout Sim Race Products 75 presented by J&S Paving)

DRIVER REGISTRATION FOR THE BLACKOUT SIM RACE PRODUCTS 75 PRESENTED BY J&S PAVING:

Interested drivers have until Sunday, May 17 to register. Registration form located HERE - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1M1-MwtLs9mfXEocr8S2-Q_wcGEjw1d39b_O7vkDksMc/edit?ts=5eb1bf4b

SIGN UP FOR YOUR FREE ASPHALTVISION.TV ACCOUNT:

FREE sign-up link is HERE -

https://asphaltvision.tv/orders/complete_order?o=22094

 

 

Central Missouri Speedway Unveils Revised 2020 Race Schedule!

Central Missouri Speedway
May 7, 2020
For Immediate Release

(Warrensburg, Missouri) After weeks of planning and discussion, Central Missouri Speedway (CMS) is pleased to announce a revised 2020 Race Schedule and opening night, which is set for Saturday, May 23rd during Memorial Day weekend! At this time, there are 17 race nights planned with two tentative dates that may be added, depending on how the season unfolds.

Owners and promoters Earl and Susan Walls stated, “We’ve had to edit our previously announced schedule due to COVID-19 and as we eluded to in our April 14th press release, there are some major modifications.” Most of the modifications involve special events and touring series. CMS tried to keep as many weeks as possible on the schedule for its five regular race divisions, which includes unsanctioned A-Mods, Street Stocks, B-Mods, Mod-Lites, and Pure Stocks.

CMS will hold a test and tune practice session on Saturday, May 16th with start times and price information to be announced. The session provides drivers a chance to test and tune their cars prior to opening night and the track staff will fine-tune the new MyRacePass scoring database. There will be no grandstand admission and a very limited concessions menu will be available. Drivers and crews must abide by social distancing and always leave plenty of space between haulers in the pits.

At this time, while there are no restrictions on the number of people in large gatherings in the county; state and local health department guidance states social distancing must be in place at large events. What this means for CMS is that we will utilize social distancing concepts in the grandstand seating areas and within other aspects and areas of the race program once the season begins.

Social distancing measures will have an impact on the number of attendees, which effects crowd size. Earl Walls stated, “Although we’ve kept some special events, at this time we are reducing the amount of larger purse events, at least until we can have enough people in the grandstands to make sense from an operational standpoint to hold them. If regulations change in the future, we may alter the schedule accordingly.”

CMS encourages people who have already been together in social circumstances, such as families or race teams, to sit together and leave social distancing space in between others. Everyone attending events should expect change and be mindful and respectful of each other while on the premises. If you are sick, or think you are sick, please stay home. If you feel you need to wear a mask or additional protective equipment, please do.

As previously announced, a special $10 adult admission is in effect for opening night, Saturday, May 23rd with kids remaining their regular price of $6. “We’ve all faced challenges related to the current situation and we sincerely thank the drivers, fans, and our outstanding group of sponsors and business partners for their continued patience and understanding during these unprecedented times and we look forward to seeing everyone very soon,” stated the Walls.

CMS is planning and end-of-year celebration once the scheduled events conclude; however, this year may not include a championship point’s fund. Driver registration is back into effect as of this release and will remain at the reduced rate of $50 for the season. Drivers may visit the Drivers link at www.centralmissourispeedway.net to print and fill out the registration form. Be sure to check out the website for the latest schedule of events!

2020 Events (Current as of 5-7-20
Subject to Change at No Notice Based Upon COVID-19 Situation!

Participating Car Classes: A-Mods (AM), Street Stocks (SS),
B-Mods (BM), Mod-Lites (ML), and Pure Stocks (PS).

Guest Classes Include: SLMR Late Models, POWRi War Sprint League,
POWRi Midwest Lightning Sprints, USAC Midwest Wingless Racing Assoc.

Note: We will follow CDC Recommendations and Social Distancing Guidelines, which may affect logistics and “normal” operating procedures.

All attendees are responsible for their own personal protective equipment and for making their own decisions regarding attendance at our events.

Saturday, May 16th - Practice Session. Start Time/Pit Pass Price TBA/TBD. NO GRANDSTAND ADMISSION!

*May 23rd - Race #1 - (Saturday) Memorial Day Weekend - Opening Night of the 2020 Race Season
Race Program includes Night 1 A-Mod Qualifying (For Rows 1-6) and $500-to-Win A-Mod Scramble!
Also running Street Stocks, B-Mods, Mod-Lites, and Pure Stocks. All Pit Passes $40.
*Special $10 general admission on Saturday, 5/23 for all adults (Kids ages 6 to 12 years $6). All pit passes $40.
May 24th - Race #2 - (Sunday) Memorial Day Weekend - $3,000 to win A-Mod Special! - Also running Street Stocks, B-Mods, Mod-Lites, and Pure Stocks. All Special Event pricing in effect (see below). All pit passes $40.
May 30th - Race #3 - Malvern Bank Super Late Model Racing Series (SLMR) - Plus AM, SS, BM, ML
(No Pure Stocks!) All Special Event pricing in effect (see below). All pit passes $40.
June 6th - Race #4 - Whiteman Air Force Base Race Night! - AM, SS, BM, ML, PS
June 13th - Race #5 - Cliff Harris Warrensburg Ford Race Night! - AM, SS, BM, ML, PS
June 20th - Race #6 - Pepsi Race Night! - AM, SS, BM, ML, PS
June 27th - Race #7 - Midwest Coating Race Night! - AM, SS, BM, ML, PS
July 4th - Race #8 - 20th Annual Tom Wilson Memorial - $3,000-to-Win A-Mods (Format TBA). Also running Street Stocks, B-Mods, Mod-Lites, and Pure Stocks, plus a full Fireworks Show!
All Special Event pricing in effect (see below). All pit passes $40.
July 11th - Weekend Off, No Racing
July 18th - Race #9 - Heartland Waste Race Night! - AM, SS, BM, ML, PS
July 25th - Race #10 - USAC Midwest Wingless Racing Association - Also running A-Mods, B-Mods, Mod-Lites, and Pure Stocks. (No Street Stocks!) All Special Event pricing in effect (see below). All pit passes $40.
August 1st - Race #11 - Kid’s Night at the Races! - AM, SS, BM, ML, PS
August 8th - Race #12 - AM, SS, BM, ML, PS
August 15th - Race #13 - AM, SS, BM, ML, PS
August 22nd - Race #14 - POWRi War Sprint League - Also running A-Mods, B-Mods, Mod-Lites, and Pure Stocks. (No Street Stocks!) All Special Event pricing in effect (see below). All pit passes $40.
August 29th - Race #15 - AM, SS, BM, ML, PS
September 5th - Race #16 - (Saturday) Labor Day Weekend - Night 1 A-Mod Qualifying (For Rows 1-6) and $500-to-Win Scramble, plus POWRi Lightning Sprints, Pure Stocks, and Mod-Lites. All Special Event pricing in effect (see below). All pit passes $40.
September 6th - Race #17 - (Sunday) Labor Day Weekend - Night 2 A-Mod Qualifying (For Rows 7-12) and
$3,000-to-Win. Also running POWRi Lightning Sprints, B-Mods, Mod-Lites, and Street Stocks. All Special Event pricing in effect (see below). All pit passes $40.

Tentative! Sept 25th (Friday) - Race #18 - To Be Announced/Determined
Tentative! Sept 26th (Saturday) - Race #19 - To Be Announced/Determined

Regular Admission: $12 Adult, $10 Seniors 65 to 74 and Active Military w/I.D., Kids ages six to twelve $6, Five and under free, Confined to wheelchair free, 75 and over free. All Pit Passes Regardless of Age $35.

Special Event Admission: Regular Admission: $15 Adult, $12 Seniors 65 to 74 and Active Military w/I.D., Kids ages six to twelve $6, Five and under free, Confined to wheelchair free, 75 and over free. All Pit Passes Regardless of Age $40.

 

 

Ready To Race; Robert Ballou Adds Winged Races to 2020 Schedule

PETERSEN MEDIA: Working to recover from an jury sustained in June of 2019, Robert Ballou is ready to race. Though COVD-19 has put racing on hold up to date, Ballou is excited to announce that he will team up with famed Pennsylvania engine builder, Don Ott, and run a slate of winged races to go along with his non wing schedule in 2020.

“It has been a long road to recovery, but I am finally in a position where I feel a lot more comfortable in the car, and am excited to race this weekend in Pennsylvania,” Ballou said. “Don Ott came to me late last year about running some winged races together in 2020, and we had a nice schedule put together to go along with my USAC schedule. With everything that is going on, things have changed schedule wise, but we are still excited to run what we can together starting this weekend.”

Ballou and Ott were able to test and tune the Ballou Motorsports No. 12 winged car a month ago at BAPS Motor Speedway, and it has the Rocklin, CA native ready to get back to racing action for the first time in just under a calendar year this weekend at Selinsgrove Speedway.

“I am excited to work with Don, and get back to some winged racing,” Ballou added. “I had some success in a winged car in California at the start of my career, and Don is pretty excited to work with me, and get me back up to speed in the winged car.”

To compliment a schedule in Pennsylvania, Ballou will still have his familiar Non-Wing car in Indiana where he will fill his schedule with USAC races once racing commences in the Midwest.

“I’m really eager to get back in the non-winged car as well,” Ballou said. “The last time out, we were able to get a win, but it came at a cost and a pretty bad injury. We were trending in the right direction, so I am hopeful to continue that speed when we get back to it. I also have to thank all of these great partners that have stood behind me through this recovery.”

Robert Ballou would like to thank Abreu Vineyards, Deaton’s Waterfront Service, Rossie Feed and Grain, Berks Western Telecom, Inc., MPHG Promotion, Suburban Subaru, Jamie Davidson Scrap Metal, Twister-X, Hinchman Indy, Don Ott Racing Engines, Manvel Motorsports, Blakesley Auto, Olson Custom Design, Konnected Clothing, Hooker Harness, Indy Race Parts, Hoosier Tire, Schoenfeld Headers, ISC Racers Tape, Chalk Racing Products, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Saldana Racing Products, Moose Blocks, Inc., JE Pistons, AO Designs, and Arai Helmets for their support.

ON TAP: Robert Ballou will kick his 2020 season off at Selinsgrove Speedway on May 9th.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts- 0, Wins- 0 Top 5’s- 0, Top-10’s- 0

STAY CONNECTED: Stay up to speed with ‘The Mad Man’ by following him on Twitter @RoberBallou81, liking https://www.facebook.com/robertballoumotorsports/, or by clicking over to www.balloumotorsports.com.

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LITTLE 500 HALL OF FAME MOVES DATE

May 7, 2020 – Anderson, Indiana – Little 500 Hall of Fame officials today announced that the 31ST annual Little 500 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony has been postponed until Saturday September 5, 2020.

Jason Goacher, Dick Fuller, and Mark “Moe” McKeague were originally slated for induction on May 23. With the current CIVID-19 pandemic, and the fact the 72nd Pay Less Little 500 presented by UAW has been postponed to September 5, it was the only option Little 500 HoF officials considered.

“It just makes sense to keep the Little 500 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on the same weekend as the Little 500” stated Little 500 Hall of Fame President David Sink. “When the Little 500 was moved to September 5th it created a situation where the hall was forced to move our date as well. I knew it was important to share the same date as the Little 500 for a lot of reasons. Many fans support our induction ceremony because the date is convenient. It also allows our inductees to receive additional exposure for their achievements do to the fact many of their peers are also in town for the race.

Having the Little 500 and Induction Ceremony on Labor Day Weekend will certainly be different. It will be an odd year for sure. But I really think the weekend will be very much the same. I expect to see a very big crowd and the same excitement and faces we see each May, only in September for this year only. I also feel the “Class of 2020” will be greeted by a strong gathering despite the date change at our ceremony. I want to thank Rick Dawson, Jared Owen, and Anderson Speedway for allowing us to have our induction at the track and being supportive of what we do. I only wish it were September already” concluded Sink.

Tickets for the 31st annual Little 500 Hall of Fame Induction ceremony can be purchased by calling Anderson Speedway (765) 642-0206 or Little 500 Hall of Fame (765) 278-8231.

 

 

Giovanni Scelzi Aiming to Continue Success at Knoxville Raceway Prior to Trip to Texas

Inside Line Promotions – FRESNO, Calif. (May 6, 2020) – Giovanni Scelzi is anticipating his return to Knoxville Raceway this Friday during his first race since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March.

Scelzi will pilot a family owned sprint car at the half-mile oval in Knoxville, Iowa, with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series.

“It’s definitely one of my favorite tracks and I wouldn’t want to restart the season anywhere else,” he said. “It’s a fun track that usually gives different grooves to race. We’ve had success there so that is a confidence boost going into the race.”

Scelzi became the youngest 410ci winged sprint car driver in the history of the track last year when he captured an Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions triumph. He then finished third out of 77 drivers during the 8th annual Bell Helmets Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank and 10th at the 59th annual NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores. Scelzi also won the Knoxville Raceway season finale two weeks later.

Following the event in Iowa Scelzi will shift to 360ci winged sprint car action next Tuesday and Wednesday during the West Texas Crude Nationals at West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas.

“There will be a lot of great drivers at Knoxville and at West Texas so it will be important to start each night strong,” he said. “We’re grateful to resume racing and hopefully we can put together consistent nights that result in us running up front.”

SEASON STATS –

8 races, 1 win, 3 top fives, 6 top 10s, 7 top 15s, 7 top 20s

UP NEXT –

Friday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS –

Website: http://www.GaryScelziMotorsports.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/GioScelzi

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gary-Scelzi-Motorsports/225890834113599

VIDEO –

Here is a link to a highlight and promotional video: https://vimeo.com/216772925

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Since 1957, Auto Meter has been driven to provide performance enthusiasts with the information they need to win. They company has revolutionized the way that racers and vehicle builders think about instrumentation and vehicle electronics for more than 50 years. For more information, visit http://www.AutoMeter.com.

“Auto Meter is known for their quality products,” Scelzi said. “It provides the best product on the market and we’re thrilled to say Auto Meter is part of our team.”

Scelzi would like to thank Scelzi Enterprises, Red Rose Transportation, Inc., Whipple Superchargers, Fuel Delivery Services, Inc., Panella Trucking, Red Line Oil, Roth Motorsports, Schoenfeld Headers, K&N Filters, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, FK Rod Ends, NAPA Auto Parts, Todd Jorgensen, Sparco, Allstar Performance, Worldwide Bearings and Kenny’s Components for their continued support.

 

 

Williamson Ready to Take on Stout Field at West Texas Crude Nationals

Inside Line Promotions – COLUMBIA, Mo. (May 6, 2020) – It’s been a pretty boring last two months for Bryant Paver Motorsports driver Garet Williamson.

The Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour rookie has been sitting idle because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As days, weeks and then a month clicked by, Williamson was waiting for any indication when his season was going to resume.

The announcement recently came in the form of the West Texas Crude Nationals, which will be held next Tuesday and Wednesday at West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas. Williamson got the last invitation to compete Monday night.

“I’m dying to get back to racing,” he said. “It’s been so boring. We’ve been working in the shop and doing whatever we could to keep ourselves busy and hoping there is a race in sight so we have something to look forward to.

“There for a while, there was nothing on the schedule. Nothing looked good. It was terrible. At least there is something on the schedule again. The worst part was not knowing if it would be next week, next month or if we were going to race at all this year. There is only so much you can do at the shop.”

This will be one of the most difficult fields Williamson has faced in his young sprint car career. It’s littered with 360ci sprint car talent and a host of 410ci sprint car heavy hitters.

Kerry Madsen, Aaron Reutzel, Terry McCarl, Joey Saldana, Cory Eliason, Dominic Scelzi and Giovanni Scelzi are 410 standouts scheduled to attend. Four-time defending Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour champion Sam Hafertepe Jr., Roger Crockett, Robbie Price, Seth Bergman, John Carney II, Scott Bogucki and many others from the 360 ranks are also slated to compete.

“We just want to get the rust off and get back into the swing of racing,” Williamson said. “We just feel like we had another winter break. We just want to get back to the track, get in a routine of an every-week deal, make good laps, learn and get better for next week.

“You do what you know best and don’t worry about who is there. It’s just another race. You have to run your own race and try not to worry about anything else. It’s about getting more laps and getting back to racing.”

SEASON STATS –

4 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 0 top 10s, 0 top 15s, 0 top 20s

UP NEXT –

May 12-13 at West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas, for the West Texas Crude Nationals

MEDIA LINKS –

Twitter: https://twitter.com/garetw3

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Garet-Williamson-Racing-572353479787934/

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT – Royal Power Sports

Located in Columbia, Mo., Royal Power Sports services anything from motorcycles, dirt bikes, ATVs, or UTVs, to lawn mowers, weed eaters, chainsaws, scooters, golf carts, and even some small boats. If it has an engine, the staff at Royal Power Sports can handle all repairs. For more information, visit https://www.royalpowersportsmo.com/.

“We get our fuel from Royal Power Sports,” Williamson said. “Dan Minear is also a really good friend who will come help at the shop and come to the track to help out when he isn’t working.”

Williamson would also like to thank Mid-Mo Equipment, JBC Transport Group LLC, Sorrels Auto & Truck Parts, Tiger Towing, Clems Signs and Maxim for their continued support.

 

 

Knoxville Raceway

Knoxville Raceway continues to monitor the spread of Coronavirus and the re-opening plan in Iowa. Knoxville officials continue to work with state and local governments on guidelines and required social distancing restrictions for when our gates officially open for the 2020 race season. The health of our fans, employees, partners, drivers, teams and community members continues to be our main priority.

At this time, the state of Iowa has allowed motorsports events to occur without spectators. However, after great deliberation and discussion, Knoxville Raceway does not plan to host any of its weekly championship series events without fans. Our fans are an integral part of everything we do and racing without fans is not what made Knoxville Raceway what it is today.

When we do receive the green light from the state of Iowa, we will be ready to work with spectators and participants on any safety and health guidelines that will be implemented.

The May 16 race has been rescheduled for Friday, September 25. The May 23 race has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 26. Any additional weekly championship series races that are affected by the closure will not be rescheduled.

The June 12-13 Brownells Big Guns Bash with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will be held with or without spectators, depending on the state’s restrictions at that time. Knoxville Raceway will work in partnership with the World of Outlaws and follow their spectator-free guidelines and procedures of a track rental if spectators are not permitted.

For more information, please call the ticket office at 641-842-5431.

 

 

Saturday’s Gas City I-69 Speedway

‘Test and Tune’ Is Postponed

GAS CITY, Ind., May 6 – After conversations with state officials today, this Saturday’s “Test and Tune” session scheduled for Gas City I-69 Speedway has been postponed.

A representative from the Indiana State Police, acting on behalf of the Indiana Governor’s office, reached out to track promoter Jerry Gappens today and asked that Saturday’s “Test and Tune” session be postponed until after May 24 as part of Governor Eric Holcomb’s “Getting Indiana Back on Track” guidelines released last week.

“It was a positive conversation and helped clarify Governor Holcomb’s current guidelines and intent on how short-track racing facilities were integrated into his five-phase plan,” Gappens said.

“The motorsports industry is a major economic engine for the state of Indiana and these are unprecedented, challenging times for short tracks and all motorsports-related businesses throughout the state. However, I personally feel that – with perhaps a couple of exceptions – all of us want to do our part to help mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic in a cautious and responsible manner as we move forward,” added Gappens.

Gappens said that he will be working with state and local officials on rescheduling the “Test and Tune” and will perhaps host “virtual racing” with no fans after the state’s May 24 “phase three” begins. Based on current guidelines the earliest racing with limited spectators could begin is after “phase four” starts on June 14. Full spectator integration could begin as soon as “phase five” on July 4.

“We will work on revising our 2020 schedule accordingly and release it soon,” Gappens said. “I want to thank Gas City officials, including Mayor Bill Rock Jr. and Police Chief Tim Eckstein, for their support of the speedway and especially the fans and race teams.”

Gas City I-69 Speedway is located on U.S. 35/State Road 22, approximately a half-mile west of Interstate 69’s exit 259.

The track’s website is at GasCityI69Speedway.com. Fans and competitors can also follow it on Twitter: @GasCitySpeedway; Instagram: @GasCitySpeedway and Facebook: GasCitySpeedwayOnTheGas.

 

 

AmeriFlex / OCRS season set to open May 23-24

By John Rittenoure - TULSA, Okla. (May 6, 2020) - It's finally time to go racing.

After two agonizing months of sitting at home in virtual quarantine, due to COVID-19, the green flag is ready to drop on the AmeriFlex Hose and Accessories / OCRS 2020 racing season.

OCRS and Caney Valley Speedway owner Kerry Gorby has received the green light from county officials to host races at the Caney, Kansas quarter-mile and the first event will be a two-day show on Memorial Day weekend.

It all begins on Saturday, May 23, with Caney Valley Speedway hosting the AmeriFlex / OCRS season opener. Racing will continue on Sunday, May 24, with another complete AmeriFlex / OCRS show. Both days are complete one-day shows paying the full OCRS purse.

Factory stocks, Stock Cars and B-Mods will run as support classes on Saturday with the NOW600 National Series (Stock Non-Wing, Winged A-Class, Restricted A-Class) on the card for Sunday.

Gates open at 4 p.m. with racing getting underway at 7 each night.

About the AmeriFlex / OCRS Series -

Established in 2002, the Tulsa OK based AmeriFlex / OCRS series sanctions dirt track sprint car racing in the southern region of the central plains. Fan appeal and quality race teams, combined with our solid core of supporting sponsors are the nucleus of the series. Thrilling competition providing the ultimate quality family entertainment is the essence of what the Ameri-Flex / OCRS series is all about.

Website: www.ocrsracing.net

Facebook: www.facebook.com/oil.series

About AmeriFlex Hose & Accessories -

Located in Tulsa OK, AmeriFlex Hose & Accessories is a family owned and operated company. From food grade hose to hoses for the petroleum industry, AmeriFlex will strive to fill your needs. AmeriFlex can build a hose to your specifications or we will assist you in creating what you have designed while you wait. AmeriFlex has several hard to find items that some vendors can’t get or find. Product can be shipped quickly and efficiently. If we do not have what you are looking for, we will direct you on where to find it. Give us a try, after all…………..

AmeriFlex Has The Stuff That Keeps You Going!

 

 

Carney II Faces Three Races in Five Days at Two Texas Tracks

Inside Line Promotions – EL PASO, Texas (May 6, 2020) – John Carney II has a trio of races in his home state of Texas on tap.

The SawBlade.com Xiphos saw blade and South Plains Towing sponsored sprint car driver will compete on Saturday at Monarch Motor Speedway in Wichita Falls with the Sprint Car Bandits Series before tackling the West Texas Crude Nationals next Tuesday and Wednesday at West Texas Raceway in Lubbock.

Carney II has enjoyed success at both ovals, recently winning last year and in 2017 at Monarch Motor Speedway.

“I’ve been there a bunch,” he said. “I have a lot of fans there. It’s pretty fun to go there. The track has been different every time I’ve been. Sometimes it’s dry and sometimes it’s real heavy and rough. It’s been slick to a cushion. It’s been a little bit of everything. I’ve always been competitive there for whatever reason. I’ve been a little bit lucky, too. That always helps.”

Carney II captured four triumphs at West Texas Raceway in 2017.

“When I first moved to Lubbock I ran locally and won quite a few races,” he said. “The track closed for a while and it reopened two or three years ago. We’ve always ran pretty well. We have made a lot of good laps there. I’m really looking forward to racing with all of those guys next week.”

It also doesn’t hurt that West Texas Raceway is the closest track to Carney II.

“It’s about three miles from the house,” he said. “I don’t race 305s very much anymore so I don’t get to race close to home. It’ll be nice getting that opportunity next week.”

SEASON STATS –

4 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 0 top 10s, 1 top 15, 2 top 20s

UP NEXT –

Saturday at Monarch Motor Speedway in Wichita Falls, Texas, with the Sprint Car Bandits Series and Tuesday and Wednesday at West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas, for the West Texas Crude Nationals

MEDIA LINKS –

Website: https://j2carney.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/J2Carney

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JohnCarneyRacing/

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT – South Plains Towing

South Plains Towing, which is located in Lubbock, Texas, specializes in private property impounds, light and medium towing, off road recovery, breakdown towing and car transport around the United States. For more information, visit http://www.SouthPlainsTowing.com.

“David Luckie of South Plains Towing was one of the people who helped me get my team started three years ago,” Carney II said. “We share a lot of our resources and we always work together to come up with ideas on how to get the team better and faster. He’s been instrumental with the race team.”

Carney would also like to thank SawBlade.com, Danny Sander Construction, Mesilla Valley Transportation, Burkham Contracting, Jackson Compaction, CSR Garage, Speedway Motors Racing Engines, Momentum Racing Suspensions, Raider Graphix and Tejas Motors for their continued support.

 

 

Price Joining Impressive List of Drivers at West Texas Crude Nationals

Inside Line Promotions – COBBLE HILL, B.C., Canada (May 6, 2020) – It has been a while since Robbie Price has seen a sprint car.

Following two nights of racing in California in early March and with no upcoming races on his schedule for a few weeks, Price dropped off his trailer in Washington at the Shark Racing Engines headquarters and headed home to Canada for a short break.

Little did he know how long that break would last. With the unknown effects of the COVID-19 outbreak taking center stage, tracks across the country began cancelling and postponing events in response. The Canadian border was limiting travel as well, leaving Price feeling worried about the prospects of when racing might return.

“I cleaned the trailer and took everything out that might be effected by the cold weather in March and figured we would be racing pretty soon,” he said. “I don’t think any of us could’ve imagined we’d be where we’re at this far down the road. This has just been crazy.”

For a young sprint car driver amped to return racing and being hundreds of miles away from his equipment with no way to even work on things made for some long days. However, after a two-month hiatus, the light at the end of the tunnel has appeared.

As part of an invitation-only event, Price is set to travel to West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas, for two nights of 360ci sprint car action next Tuesday and Wednesday during the inaugural West Texas Crude Nationals.

“It’s been a little bit of a scary feeling sitting around and not knowing what’s next,” said Price, who will be able to travel to the United States via a work permit for racing. “I can’t tell you how excited I am to get back racing and get out to Texas for this event.”

Price is used to competing against some of the best drivers in 360ci sprint car competition on the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour. He will have his work cut out for him next week as many of the nations best 410ci sprint car drivers are set to compete in the event as well. It is a task that Price is embracing and he said he doesn’t feel any added pressure as a result.

“Let’s face it, nobody is racing and it’s an invitational race so I fully recognize the who’s who is going to be out there trying to win,” he said. “But we run against some really good drivers all year on the ASCS National Tour and we’re going to go in with the same mindset as we do each night and that’s to contend.”

Price noted that a realistic goal is to qualify for the feature event each night and to get comfortable behind the wheel again. But mostly he is hoping that this race will serve as the first step to returning to normalcy for his program and for the sport of dirt track racing worldwide.

“I think it would have been a lot different if we’d went home from California on a high note, but we didn’t run too well out there and we didn’t exactly end 2019 on a high note either,” he said. “Mentally that’s been on my mind a lot during this break. Without a car to work on, I’ve just been watching a lot of videos and trying to learn that way and I’m hopeful that will translate behind the wheel so we can get the results we want to see.

“Ultimately I’m just really happy to be racing and to see that tracks are getting the green light. Hopefully this is the beginning of a steady schedule full of racing across the country.”

SEASON STATS –

4 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 0 top 10s, 1 top 15, 2 top 20s

UP NEXT –

Tuesday and Wednesday at West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas, for the West Texas Crude Nationals

MEDIA LINKS –

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/RPrice21

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rpracing21/

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT – Shark Racing Engines

Shark Racing Engines, out of Sedro-Woolley, Wash, builds Sportsman, 360 and 410 Sprint Car Engines and has been building high performance engines in the pacific northwest for the past 25+ years. For more info, visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/Huson73/about/?ref=page_internal.

“Shark Racing Engines has been with us for a few years now and they give us great engines,” Price said. “We got a few wins for them last year and I’m looking forward to putting them in Victory Lane hopefully more in 2020.”

Price would like to thank Beaufort Self Storage Ltd., Shockwave Motorsports, Millstone Heating & Sheet Metal, Triple X Race Components, Wildlight Motorsports Photography, Highline Performance and Champion Brands for their continued support.

 

 

West Texas Crude Nationals Essentials – Plus Shane Stewart and Blake Hahn among Latest to Accept Invitations

Lonnie Wheatley, LUBBOCK, Texas (May 6, 2020) – Anticipation continues to build as does the field for next week’s West Texas Crude Nationals at Lubbock’s West Texas Raceway.

The current field of Sprint Cars for the event presented by Josh Baughman that takes place on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 12 and 13, now stands at 38 with Shane Stewart and Blake Hahn among the latest to accept invitations.

A field of 32 USRA Modifieds will be in action as well.

Bixby, Oklahoma native Stewart, a veteran World of Outlaws shoe, will team with Joey Saldana aboard a second Lubbock Wrecker Service No. 11x Sprint Car.

Sapulpa, Oklahoma’s Hahn, a regular contender on the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour, has a penchant for stepping up in big races with wins in the last two editions of Little Rock’s Short Track Nationals among his triumphs.

Channin Tankersley has joined the mix as well along with another trio of California racers including Blake Carrick, Tanner Carrick and J.J. Ringo to bring the Cali representation to eleven.

The Pertinent Information:

The What: West Texas Crude Nationals featuring winged 360-ci Sprint Cars and USRA Modifieds, both divisions by invitation. Limited to ten pit passes per car. Sprint Cars race for a $4,000 winner’s share and $800 to start the feature on Tuesday with the ante upped on Wednesday to $6,000-to-win and $1,000-to-start. USRA Modifieds race for $1,000-to-win each night and $200-to-start.

The When: Tuesday and Wednesday, May 12-13, racing begins at 8:00 p.m. CDT each night.

The Where: West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, TX, located south of Lubbock, TX, on US 87 to FM 1585, then east to Frontage Road and then 0.3 miles north.

How to Watch: While there will be no grandstand admission in accordance with current COVID-19 restrictions, the event will be available via PPV at https://www.speedshifttv.com/.

The Entries:

2-Kerry Madsen (St. Marys, NSW)

2-J.J. Ringo (Morgan Hill, CA)

J2-John Carney II (El Paso, TX)

3z-Brock Zearfoss (Jonestown, PA)

4-Terry McCarl (Altoona, IA)

5v-Colby Copeland (Rocklin, CA)

9-Chase Randall (Waco, TX)

10-Terry Gray (Bartlett, TN)

10m-Morgan Turpen (Cordova, TN)

11-Roger Crockett (Medford, OR)

11p-Preston Peebles II (Lubbock, TX)

11x-Joey Saldana (Brownsburg, IN)

11xx-Shane Stewart (Bixby, OK)

14-Parker Price-Miller (Kokomo, IN)

14e-Kyle Bellm (Nixa, MO)

15h-Sam Hafertepe, Jr. (Sunnyvale, TX)

16a-Justin Sanders (Prunedale, CA)

17-Josh Baughman (Odessa, TX)

17g-Channin Tankersley (Highlands, TX)

17w-Harli White (Lindsay, OK)

17wg-Shane Golobic (Fremont, CA)

21p-Robbie Price (Cobble Hill, BC)

23-Seth Bergman (Snohomish, WA)

24-Garet Williamson (Columbia, MO)

26-Cory Eliason (Santa Cruz, CA)

27-Carson McCarl (Altoona, IA)

28-Scott Bogucki (Mclaren Vale, SA)

38b-Blake Carrick (Lincoln, CA)

41g-Giovanni Scelzi (Fresno, CA)

41s-Dominic Scelzi (Fresno, CA)

46-Joel Myers (Sebastopol, CA)

52-Blake Hahn (Sapulpa, OK)

74b-Jake Bubak (Arvada, CO)

83T-Tanner Carrick (Lincoln, CA)

87-Aaron Reutzel (Clute, TX)

88-Kyle Offill (Tracy, CA)

95-Matt Covington (Glenpool, OK)

99-Austin McCarl (Altoona, IA)

Event Rules & Format:

Engine: ASCS 360-ci

Weight: 1400 lbs. with driver

RR Tires: Any ASCS or World of Outlaws approved tires

LR Tires: Any ASCS or World of Outlaws approved tires

Fuel will be available at the track.

Format is the All Star Circuit of Champions format. Qualify only against cars that will be in your hot lap group and subsequent heat race; groupings determined according to pill draw. Heat races will invert four cars with fastest qualifier among group starting second row outside. Up to 40 cars will result in four heat races with a maximum of ten cars per heat race, five transfer from each heat to the “A” Feature. More than 40 cars results in five heat races with four transferring from each.

Each heat winner and the fastest transfer from each heat AND the top two from overall time trials will advance to two five-car Dashes with a random draw for Dash starting position. Dash finishes will set front rows of “A” Feature event with non-Dash cars that have qualified for the main event lined up after the Dash cars by heat race finish (2nd place finishers, then 3rd place finishers, etc.). Starting position amongst the same place finishing cars determined by overall qualifying time.

Top two from overall qualifying time to not transfer to the “A” Feature from heat races will occupy the front row of the “B” Main. Remaining non-transfer cars lined up in the “B” Main(s) by heat race finish with starting position amongst the same place finishing cars determined by overall qualifying time.

“B” Main transfers tag the back of the “A” Main by finishing position.

Modifieds will run a draw/redraw format.

The Contingency Prizes: In addition to a purse exceeding $80,000, a number of contingency prizes will be up for grabs as well including:

Indy Race Parts Hard Luck Award - $200 for first non-transfer each night.

KSE Hard Charger - $200 each night.

Chalk Stix Heat Race Winners – One new bar per heat race winner each night.

Maxim Chassis Winning Move of the Race - $250 per night.

Bush’s Chicken Quick Time - $1,000 per night.

Mach1 Chassis - $200 longest haul.

Racer Accommodations: Cooks Garage, located right across from the racetrack at 11002 Highway 87, Lubbock TX 79423, will have areas available to park rigs overnight and areas to wash cars. The restaurant and bar will be open as well on Tuesday and Wednesday. Please use the south entrance. For additional questions, contact Trevor Cook at 806-893-2491.

Additional West Texas Crude Nationals Partners: The West Texas Crude Nationals on May 12-13 is made possible by invaluable partners including Lubbock Wrecker Service, Hollywood Blasting & Coating, Precision Catalyst, Fischer Body Shop, Folkens Brothers Trucking, Dissolvalloy Downhole Revolution, Beard Equipment, Nattress Construction and Momentum Racing Suspensions.

For additional information regarding the West Texas Crude Nationals, contact Josh Baughman at 432-258-3695 or via email at jbaughman@hollywood-tx.com.

 

 

POWRi Lucas Oil Leagues make Season Changes

Belleville, IL. (05/06/2020) Performance Open Wheel Racing Incorporated have updated their schedules through May in an effort to adhere to ongoing public gathering restrictions and special limitations on a state by state basis.

Featuring the POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget Leagues as well as the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League, Memorial Day Weekend in Grain Valley, Missouri, the annual Mid-State Open Wheel Nationals will now be a two-day event at Valley Speedway on Saturday, May 23th and Sunday, May 24th, with a practice day of Friday, May 22rd.

Limited admission tickets for this event will be available online at www.ValleySpeedway.com. Race-fans unable to make it to the track can catch all the action streaming live on POWRi TV. With local, regional, and national drivers competing there will be no limitations on the number of driver entries. However, social distancing will be strictly enforced throughout the pits as race-teams will be parked ten feet apart.

Events originally scheduled for the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League have been removed include Central Missouri Speedway-05/23, Double-X Speedway-05/24, Lake Ozark Speedway-05/29, and I-70 Motorsports Park-05/30. POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League scheduling changes include the cancelation of Belle-Clair Speedway May 22nd and May 23rd.

With many tracks, series, and leagues beginning to open with various restrictions, POWRi officials encourage drivers and teams to ease the strain of pre-entry congestion by utilizing the online features for the POWRi Membership forms available at www.powri.com under the membership tab.

POWRi is currently working on revising June events with updates upcoming. Follow along for more information such as race recaps, updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, on Twitter & Instagram at @POWRi_Racing or on Facebook at POWRi.

 

 

Ohsweken Speedway’s 25th Anniversary Season Put On Hold
 

OHSWEKEN, Ont. (May 6, 2020) – Ohsweken Speedway officials announced Wednesday that the 2020 season has been temporarily put on hold. The 3/8-mile clay oval was set to begin its 25th season of competition with a Test and Tune session on Friday, May 8 before the 25th Season Opener presented by Nathan Ackland Insurance on Friday, May 15, but has been forced to postpone the session to a later date in order to follow the community directives and social distancing guidelines set forth during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Details regarding further 2020 season updates or potential schedule changes will be announced as soon as information becomes available. All information will be made available at www.OhswekenSpeedway.ca and on all of our social media pages, including Facebook and Twitter.

Ohsweken Speedway officials are asking all of our drivers, crew members, officials and fans to stay home and do your part to help stop the spread so we can all get back to racing as soon as possible.
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Tickets Available Now For All 2020 Major Events
Advanced reserved tickets and camping for all Ohsweken Speedway major events, including the Triple Crown Showdown featuring the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds on July 6, the NASCAR Pinty’s Series on dirt and Northern Summer Nationals August 17-18, and 16th annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals September 17-19, are available online at https://www.showpass.com/o/ohsweken-speedway/.

About MavTV Canada’s All North Racing Powered by Pinty’s
Ohsweken Speedway’s Friday Night Excitement racing program is the centerpiece of a new international television broadcast on MavTV Canada called All North Racing powered by Pinty’s. All North Racing visits Ohsweken for seven live broadcasts in 2020 that will be re-aired multiple times in Canada and the United States. The MavTV broadcasts are scheduled for May 29, June 19, July 10, August 17, September 11, September 18 and September 19. These broadcasts include the first night of the Burger Barn Northern Summer Nationals featuring a $5,000 USD-to-win 360 Sprint Car Showdown, as well as the 16th Annual Nitro 54 Variety and Arrow Express Canadian Sprint Car Nationals. For more information on MavTV Canada, visit www.facebook.com/MAVTVCanada.

2020 Season
Ohswken Speedway’s 25th season will be one of its biggest years yet. The 2020 season will feature every event broadcast live via Ohsweken Speedway’s Live Stream network. That includes all the major events, including the 16th annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals and weekly Friday Night Excitement events featuring four divisions of racing, including the Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Cars, Strickland’s Brantford Chevrolet Sprint Cars, Middleport Mechanical Thunder Stocks, and HRW Automotive Mini Stocks. Visit www.OhswekenSpeedway.com or call 519-717-0023 for more information.

Ohsweken Speedway Live Stream
Can’t make it to the track or don’t live within driving distance? No problem! Check out all of Ohsweken’s weekly Friday Night Excitement action live online for free via the Ohsweken Speedway Live Stream. The stream goes live at 7:30pm EST each race night at www.OhswekenSpeedway.ca, on our official Facebook page and on YouTube.

Ohsweken Speedway RaceSource: Ohsweken Speedway Racesource is Canada's Choice for Sprint Car parts, accessories and consumables. Located in the heart of the fastest growing sprint car market in North America, at Southern Ontario’s Ohsweken Speedway. Let our experts lead you to Victory Lane. For pricing and additional information, visit www.osrparts.com.

About Ohsweken Speedway: Founded in 1996, Ohsweken Speedway is a motorsports complex which includes a 3/8 (0.375) mile clay oval track. The facility is owned by the Styres family, and located in the village of Ohsweken, Ontario, Canada. Ohsweken’s weekly Friday night racing program runs from May to September each year, featuring 360 Sprint Cars, Crate Sprint Cars, Thunder Stocks, and Mini Stocks. The season finishes each year with the annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals. Ohsweken Speedway also hosts weekly Micro Sprint racing on Thursday nights.

Ohsweken Speedway Media
Phone: (519) 717-0023
Email: media@ohswekenspeedway.com
Website: www.OhswekenSpeedway.com
Facebook: www.Facebook.com/OHSWEKENSPEEDWAY
Twitter: @OhswekenSpdway
Instagram: www.Instagram.com/OhswekenSpeedway
YouTube: www.YouTube.com/user/OhswekenSpdway

Ohsweken Speedway thanks the following partners for their support: Ackland Insurance, Arrow Express, Nitro 54 Variety, Auto Parts Centres, Bradshaw Brothers Fuels, Burger Barn, Case IH O’Neil’s Farm Equipment, Core-Mark International, Corr/Pak Merchandising Inc., Creative Edge Signs & Graphics, EPIC Racewear, Gale’s Auto Aftermarket, Grisdale Racing Products,Halifax Thunderbirds, Hoosier Tire Canada, HRW Automotive, Insta-Insulation/Insta-Panels, Jibs Action Sports, Kool Kidz Ice & Water, McDonald’s Restaurants of Paris & Brantford, Middleport Mechanical, Miska Trailer Factory, , Pinty’s Delicious Foods, Renway Energy, Strickland’s GMC and Victory Gamez.

 

 

Dominic Scelzi Excited to Tackle Sprint Car Races in Iowa and Texas

Inside Line Promotions – FRESNO, Calif. (May 5, 2020) – The 2020 racing season is resuming this week for Dominic Scelzi, who is heading to the middle of the country.

Scelzi will join the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series on Friday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, before tackling the West Texas Crude Nationals at West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas, on May 12-13.

“All of it is really weird,” he said. “I felt like we were going to have one of the most wide open schedules of my life and then it all stopped. I don’t know what to expect to get going again. We were able to make some laps last weekend at Kern County to knock the rust off. Now it’s about getting back in the swing of things and hitting all the races we can.”

Scelzi has been away from racing for the last two months after earning three straight top-10 finishes in Arizona and California with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour in late February and early March. Now his focus shifts to the half-mile oval in Iowa, where he has recorded at least one top-10 finish during each of the last three years.

Scelzi captured his first career win at Knoxville Raceway in 2018 to earn a bid into the Knoxville Nationals for the first time. He placed fourth during the Hard Knox Night last year to lock into the Knoxville Nationals for the second straight year.

“Every time I’ve been there the last few years I’ve felt competitive,” he said. “We’ve run well with the Outlaws, with the All Stars and with the locals. I feel really good. I think we’ve built something where I feel strong there. I feel ready physically and mentally, and I’m excited to get back to Knoxville.”

The following week begins with his debut at West Texas Raceway for a 360ci winged sprint car doubleheader next Tuesday and Wednesday.

“We want to win,” he said. “I’m hoping we can run well on Friday and that will give us confidence rolling into the place. We’re driving a long way and we’re going there with the goal of winning.”

SEASON STATS –

4 races, 0 wins, 2 top fives, 3 top 10s, 3 top 15s, 4 top 20s

UP NEXT –

Friday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS –

Website: http://www.GaryScelziMotorsports.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DominicScelzi41

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Scelzi41

VIDEO –

Here is a link to a highlight video: https://vimeo.com/161410751

Here is a link to a promotional video: https://vimeo.com/160322149

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT – Panella Trucking

Panella Trucking is one of the largest agriculture carriers in California. For more than 80 years Panella Trucking has been servicing farmers, packers and processors by hauling agricultural goods and providing quality trucking services. For more information, visit http://www.PanellaTrucking.com.

“The Panella Family has been one of our longest supporters,” Scelzi said. “They helped when my dad was racing in the 1990s and possibly in the 1980s. I’ve known their family my entire life and they’ve supported both my brother and I. It’s great to have a friendship and racing relationship with such great people like the Panella Family.”

Scelzi would like to thank Scelzi Enterprises, Red Rose Transportation, Inc., Whipple Superchargers, Roth Motorsports, Fuel Delivery Services, Inc., Red Line Oil, FK Rod Ends, Schoenfeld Headers, NAPA Auto Parts, Sparco, Todd Jorgensen, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, K&N Filters, Allstar Performance, Meridian Steel, Auto Meter, Worldwide Bearings and Kenny’s Components for their continued support.

 

 

Harli White Returns to Monarch Sprint Car Bandits with "2-for-200" Mission in Mind

Wichita Falls, TX (5/6/20) by DarinShort.com. Another driver that had an epic performance at the 2019 Sprint Car Bandits® event at Monarch Motor Speedway was Lindsay Oklahoma’s Harli White.

2019 :30 event rewind: Harli garnered a ton of points in her heat race and started the feature race as 3rd highest qualifier. Then a first-lap fracas sent her to the back of the field for a complete restart. Harli would slice and dice her way through the field in the Johnny Herrera wrenched #17w sprinter and would wrestle her way past Tim Crawley for a well-deserved 2nd place finish.

White, Herrera and team were ecstatic in victory lane with the accomplishment, now the team is poised to see if they can ‘one up’ their 2019 performance in this year’s ‘Panhandle 25’ on Saturday May 9th at Monarch Motor Speedway.

Paying homage to their 2019 2nd place SCB finish at Monarch, Harli’s sponsor will present the “Life of Hope Ministries 2-for-200 award” which will pay and additional $200 to the 2nd place finisher in Saturday’s SCB Panhandle 25 championship feature event!

Life of Hope Ministries began in the early 1990’s that led three individuals to embrace a vision. This vision grew into a qualified charitable organization and a step of faith was taken to formalize and launch the ministry in June 2004. Their efforts help to rescue street children of Latin America. Please click www.lifeofhope.org to learn more about their cause and service.

Special thanks to Harli White and team for their support of the Sprint Car Bandits series.

BONUS: also keep your eye open for Wichita Falls News Channel 6 that is scheduled to do a live track interview with Harli for the sports segment of the news.

Monarch Motor Speedway track owner Shannon Kelton comments: “We are so thrilled with the quality and depth of teams that the Sprint Car Bandits series is bringing to our track, that I’ve already notified the series that I am adding two full-paying starting positions to the championship A feature to show our appreciation.”

So now there will be 22 starters in Saturday night’s $2,100 to win and $300 to start Sprint Car Bandits series “Panhandle 25.”

Advance discount tickets to this event and USRA driver pre-entry (saves $50 over race night pricing) is available through this Friday night at:

https://sprintcarbandits.com/050920.html

Note that sprint car registration is capped off and closed. Here’s the confirmed and paid registrations in the Sprint Car Bandits series for the Panhandle 25 at Monarch Motor Speedway on Saturday, May 9th at 7pm:

9 Chase Randall Waco TX

23 Junior Jenkins, Greenville, TX

j2 Rusty Pipes Lubbock, TX

45 David Luckie Lubbock, TX

88 Terry Easum Tulsa, OK

2 Michael Day Greenville, TX

33 Michael Merrell Royse City, TX

41 Joshua Harner Alvarado, TX

41m Steve McMackin Greenville, TX

17 Channin Tankersley Dayton, TX

5 Kyle McCutcheon Alamogordo, NM

42p Preston Perlmutter San Antonio, TX

4 Austin Mundie Dallas, TX

6M Blake Mallory Joshua, TX

99B John Ricketts Burleson, TX

7 Jerrad Warhurst Joshua, TX

74e Claud Estes III Godley, TX

71 Colby Estes Godley, TX

72 Daniel Estes Mansfield, TX

74 DJ Estes Mansfield, TX

12 Dale Wester Ovilla, TX

1s Brandon Long Kokomo, IN

4 Caleb Padgett, Madisonville, TX

20 Chad Wilson N. Richland Hills, TX

32K, Chris Kelly, Oklahoma City, OK

33K, JT Kelly, Oklahoma City, OK

31 Mason Smith Wichita Falls, TX

04 Kyle Jones Joshua, TX

13m Chance McCrary Farmersville, TX

55b Brandon Anderson Glenpool, OK

41 Casey Merrell Ft. Worth, TX

83 Jett Hays Rhome, TX

v8 Robert Vetter, Wolfe City, TX

5$ Danny Smith Sapulpa, OK

9$ Kyle Clark Sapulpa, OK

41B Lucas Boxwell Willow Park, TX

82c, Christian Kinnison Denton, TX

B52 Brayden Voigt Wichita Falls, TX

15 Jase Randolph Bixby, OK

74B Jake Bubak Arvada, CO

64 Mark Zoeller Rockett, TX

45b Casey Burkham, Combine, TX

1x Tim Crawley Benton, Arkansas

17w Harli White, Lindsay OK

Please click www.SprintCarBandits.com for complete event details (including USRA divisions, series rules; etc.) and visit www.MMSdirt.com for track information. THANKS and we hope to see you all THIS SATURDAY at Monarch Motor Speedway!

 

 

Stout Field Assembled for West Texas Crude Nationals

Lonnie Wheatley, LUBBOCK, Texas (May 5, 2020) – A stellar field of the nation’s top Sprint Car drivers will converge upon Lubbock next Tuesday and Wednesday, May 12 and 13, for the West Texas Crude Nationals atop the high-banked, 3/8-mile West Texas Raceway.

Currently, the field stands at 33 with drivers from coast-to-coast represented as well as Australia and Canada.

While the Sprint Car portion will run under ASCS 360-ci engine rules with the All Star Circuit of Champions format in place, a field of 30 IMCA Modifieds will be in action each night as well.

The Tuesday portion of the event offers up a $4,000 winner’s share and $800 to start the feature with the ante upped on Wednesday to $6,000-to-win and $1,000-to-start. Both nights will be aired live via PPV at https://www.speedshifttv.com/.

Among those entered are reigning All Star champion Aaron Reutzel, Aussies Kerry Madsen and Scott Bogucki, Indiana’s Joey Saldana, a trio of McCarls from Iowa, recent Open Wheel Nationals winner Brock Zearfoss from the Central Pennsylvania area, reigning ASCS champion and current All Star contender Sam Hafertepe, Jr., current ASCS points leader Harli White and a slew of West Coast representatives including All Star contender Cory Eliason, Justin Sanders, Shane Golobic and Scelzi brothers Dominic and Giovanni.

Adhering to current COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions in place in Texas, both nights of competition will take place with no spectators in the grandstands. Pit entry will be limited to ten people per car.

The current list of 360-ci Sprint Car competitors for next week’s West Texas Crude Nationals is as follows:

2-Kerry Madsen (St. Marys, NSW)

J2-John Carney II (El Paso, TX)

3z-Brock Zearfoss (Jonestown, PA)

4-Terry McCarl (Altoona, IA)

5v-Colby Copeland (Rocklin, CA)

9-Chase Randall (Waco, TX)

10-Terry Gray (Bartlett, TN)

10m-Morgan Turpen (Cordova, TN)

11-Roger Crockett (Medford, OR)

11p-Preston Peebles II (Lubbock, TX)

11x-Joey Saldana (Brownsburg, IN)

14-Parker Price-Miller (Kokomo, IN)

14e-Kyle Bellm (Nixa, MO)

15h-Sam Hafertepe, Jr. (Sunnyvale, TX)

16a-Justin Sanders (Prunedale, CA)

17-Josh Baughman (Odessa, TX)

17w-Shane Golobic (Fremont, CA)

17w-Harli White (Lindsay, OK)

21p-Robbie Price (Cobble Hill, BC)

23-Seth Bergman (Snohomish, WA)

24-Garet Williamson (Columbia, MO)

26-Cory Eliason (Santa Cruz, CA)

27-Carson McCarl (Altoona, IA)

28-Scott Bogucki (Mclaren Vale, SA)

41g-Giovanni Scelzi (Fresno, CA)

41s-Dominic Scelzi (Fresno, CA)

45-David Luckie (Lubbock, TX)

46-Joel Myers (Sebastopol, CA)

74b-Jake Bubak (Arvada, CO)

87-Aaron Reutzel (Clute, TX)

88-Kyle Offill (Tracy, CA)

95-Matt Covington (Glenpool, OK)

99-Austin McCarl (Altoona, IA)

West Texas Raceway last hosted 360-ci Sprint Cars in June of 2018 with Sam Hafertepe, Jr., beating Seth Bergman and Sammy Swindell to the line in an ASCS Speedweek opener.

The West Texas Crude Nationals on May 12-13 is made possible by invaluable partners including Lubbock Wrecker Service, Hollywood Blasting & Coating, Precision Catalyst, Fischer Body Shop, Folkens Brothers Trucking, Dissolvalloy Downhole Revolution, Beard Equipment, Nattress Construction and Momentum Racing Suspensions.

West Texas Raceway is located south of Lubbock, TX, on US 87 to FM 1585, then east to Frontage Road and then 0.3 miles north.

For additional information regarding the West Texas Crude Nationals, contact Josh Baughman at 432-258-3695 or via email at jbaughman@hollywood-tx.com.

 

 

KICKING UP KNOXVILLE: Brent Marks & CJB Motorsports Head West Team set to race for first time since COVID-19 outbreak in March

CARLISLE, PA. - May 5, 2020 - With the COVID-19 outbreak grinding much of the world to a halt, a sense of normalcy is returning to the Sprint Car world. The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will return to action at Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway on Friday, May 8th. In the invitation only event, CJB Motorsports and driver Brent Marks will make the haul from central Pennsylvania to the, "Sprint Car Capital of the World."

The event will pay $10,000-to-win and will allow drivers and teams to accrue 2020 season points.

The team has been successful at Knoxville as of late, including a history making run at the Nationals in 2017.

"Very excited to get to Knoxville next weekend!" said Marks, pilot of the #5 M&M Painting and Construction, BAPS Paints, Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel, Alkaline 88 Water, R.E. Pierson Construction Co., Wolfrun Landscapes, Nyce, Crete & Landis Block and Concrete, C&S Lawn and Landscape, Ecynbro Trucking machine. "It's been a long time since we last raced and I'm super excited to jump back in. I'm also really excited to get some laps at Knoxville with Barry. CJB has had a lot of success there and I'm hoping to continue that success!"

Recently, Marks delivered Alkaline 88 water and Mamma's pizza to hospital workers in York, PA.

Information regarding the near term schedule of the CJB #5 will be released on the teams social media channels.

Click here for Brent Marks' apparel.

2020 STATS: Events: 10 Quick Times: 0 Wins: 0 Top-5's: 2 Top-10's: 3 Heat Race Wins: 1 Dash Wins: 0

STAY CONNECTED WITH CJB MOTORSPORTS: For up to the minute race updates and behind the scenes content from CJB Motorsports, please follow the team on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Fans can also listen to all of the racing action live at www.DirtVision.com. Check out DirtVision's new subscription program that features LIVE video coverage of EVERY World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series event.

ABOUT CJB MOTORSPORTS: CJB Motorsports is a winged, 410 sprint car team that competes across the country with driver Brent Marks. Founded in 2005, the Clemens family owned organization has worked to establish a standard of excellence in short track racing through fielding competitive entries and providing exceptional exposure for marketing partners. The team is based out of Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

CJB Motorsports would like to thank all of our loyal sponsors and product manufacturers for their support and great products. Click on the name of the partner below to be taken to their website for more information.

Partners: M&M Painting and Construction, BAPS Paints, Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel, Alkaline 88 Water, R.E. Pierson Construction Co., Wolfrun Landscapes, Nyce, Crete & Landis Block and Concrete, C&S Lawn and Landscape, Ecynbro Trucking

Manufacturers: All Pro Cylinder Heads, All Star Performance, ATL Fuel Cells, BK Racing Ti Components, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Cometic Gaskets, Fastener Specialties, FK Rod Ends, Factory Kahne Shocks, Gray Motorsports Engines, High Performance Lubricants, HRP Wings, K1 RaceGear, Kinsler Fuel Injection, KSE Racing Products, Lincoln Welders, Moose Blocks, Inc., MSD Ignition, NGK, Spark Plugs, Outerwears, RPM Chassis, RRI Designs, Safety-Klean, Schoenfeld Headers, Schroth Racing, Ti22 Performance, Walker Performance Filters, Weld Racing, Wilwood Brakes, Winters Performance.


 

 

Sprint Car Bandits

As promised for today, here's our official paid and confirmed pre-entry list to this Saturday's Sprint Car Bandits "PANHANDLE 25" at Monarch Motor Speedway, we have a FANtastic mix of 'Bandits vs "Invaders" in this $2,100/win and $300/start bullring shootout - Saturday May 9th at 7pm.

If by chance I messed up your driver info, just email me at dssm93@msn.com or if I inadvertently missed your entry just forward me your PayPal receipt (as although registration was on the SCB site, the payment went to MMS's account) at the same email address and I'll research and update the list at once.
9 Chase Randall Waco TX
23 Junior Jenkins, Greenville, TX
j2 Rusty Pipes Lubbock, TX
45 David Luckie Lubbock, TX
88 Terry Easum Tulsa, OK
2 Michael Day Greenville, TX
33 Michael Merrell Royse City, TX
41 Joshua Harner Alvarado, TX
41m Steve McMackin Greenville, TX
17 Channin Tankersley Dayton, TX
5 Kyle McCutcheon Alamogordo, NM
42p Preston Perlmutter San Antonio, TX
4 Austin Mundie Dallas, TX
6M Blake Mallory Joshua, TX
99B John Ricketts Burleson, TX
7 Jerrad Warhurst Joshua, TX
74e Claud Estes III Godley, TX
71 Colby Estes Godley, TX
72 Daniel Estes Mansfield, TX
74 DJ Estes Mansfield, TX
12 Dale Wester Ovilla, TX
1s Brandon Long Kokomo, IN
4 Caleb Padgett, Madisonville, TX
20 Chad Wilson N. Richland Hills, TX
32K, Chris Kelly, Oklahoma City, OK
33K, JT Kelly, Oklahoma City, OK
31 Mason Smith Wichita Falls, TX
04 Kyle Jones Joshua, TX
13m Chance McCrary Farmersville, TX
55b Brandon Anderson Glenpool, OK
41 Casey Merrell Ft. Worth, TX
83 Jett Hays Rhome, TX
v8 Robert Vetter, Wolfe City, TX
5$ Danny Smith Sapulpa, OK
9$ Kyle Clark Sapulpa, OK
41B Lucas Boxwell Willow Park, TX
82c, Christian Kinnison Denton, TX
B52 Brayden Voigt Wichita Falls, TX
15 Jase Randolph Bixby, OK
74B Jake Bubak Arvada, CO
64 Mark Zoeller Rockett, TX
45b Casey Burkham, Combine, TX

THANKS again for the great show of support from our teams and the 'invaders' as preregistration sold out in 8 hours.

Please keep up on all the event 'dirt' as the week continues at our website www.SprintCarBandits.com, the track website that I relaunched for them earlier this season www.MMSdirt.com and on Facebook Sprint Car Bandits and Monarch Motor Speedway

FANS: You can get your advance discount tickets to this event at our series website through Friday night...people are already snagging theirs due to the limited number of state-ordered seating capacity of 25%.

USRA TEAMS: you also need to get your teams entered by Friday night so you can save yourself $50 late fee at the track.

WEATHER is the sprint car racing 'Chamber of Commerce weather' of 73 degrees, dry and a 10% chance precip.

HOPE YOU can all make it this coming Saturday May 9th at 7pm for what's certain to be another edge-of-your-seat Sprint Car Bandits event at what I like to call "The Dirt Palace" - Monarch Motor Speedway!

 

Open Test and Tune set for Saturday at Lucas Oil Speedway

WHEATLAND, Missouri (May 5, 2020) - The roar of race-car engines returns to Lucas Oil Speedway this Saturday with an Open Test and Tune, one week ahead of the season opener for the Big Adventure RV Weekly Championship Series.

Practice is scheduled from 2-6 p.m. with the pit office opening at 10 a.m. to help alleviate congestion during check-in. In respect to the COVID-19 virus, social distancing will be expected of all participants, with only one team at a time allowed in the pit office and a minimum of one pit stall required between teams once in the pits. Race haulers only - and no personal vehicles - will be allowed in the pits.

Pit passes are $25 and there will be no grandstand access or spectator admission. Pit-side concessions will be open, with a limited menu. Sunoco race fuel, along with Hoosier and American Racer tires and Lucas Oil products will be available for purchase at the track.

"We know that drivers and teams are looking forward to getting out on the track for the first time and dialing their cars in," Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Danny Lorton said. "We thank everyone for their patience as we put together the revised schedule and we look forward to getting our race season underway."

To insure social distancing in the pit area, the May 16, 23 and 30 weekly programs will be limited to 30 pre-registrations in each division - Pitts Homes USRA Modified, Warsaw Auto Marine & RV ULMA Late Models, O'Reilly Auto Parts Street Stocks and Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mods. Pre-registration must be done on Lucas Oil Speedway's MyRacePass site.

The top 15 drivers from 2019 championship points standings will have the first opportunity to pre-register for the May 16 event, Ozarks Cola-Cola/Dr Pepper Night at the Races Presented by OzarksFirst.com. These 15 from each class will have until noon May 12th to preregister via MyRacePass. After noon on May 12th, it will be open registration for each class until 30 spots are filled in each class.

Registration will close at 5 p.m. May 15 with the field capped at 30 in each division. The Street Stocks will be the featured class on May 16 with a $750-to-win main event.

The same pre-registration procedure will follow for the two remaining May events, but with 2020 points used for those. Details about pre-registration dates for the May 23 and 30 programs will be announced.

The national-touring Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, which has been halted due to COVID-19 since early March, will hold a pair of $7,000-to-win events on Tuesday and Wednesday at Lucas Oil Speedway as part of the "Lucas Oil Reopening Tour." Those will be held without spectators, but fans will get a chance to tune in live via LucasOilRacing.tv and for free on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Facebook page.

The LOLMDS drivers will have a practice on Monday, May 11 that also will be closed to the public. The Lucas Oil MLRA also will be a part of the late models-only programs.

For ticket questions or information for any event this season, contact Admissions Director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or email her at nichole@lucasoilspeedway.com for more information.

REVISED 2020 LUCAS OIL SPEEDWAY SCHEDULE
May 9 - Open Test & Tune (no spectators)
May 11 - Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series practice (no spectators)
May 12-13 - Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, $7,000-to-win features each night (no spectators. Both events will air live on LucasOilRacing.TV and Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Facebook)
May 16 - Weekly Championship Series No. 1 - Ozarks Coca-Cola/Dr Pepper Night at the Races Presented by Ozarks First (LM, Mod, SS, B-Mods with $750 to win Street Stocks)
May 23 - Weekly Championship Series No. 2 - Presented by Ozarks FOX (LM, Mod, SS, B-Mods with $1,000 to win USRA Modifieds)
May 30 - Weekly Championship Series No. 3 - Presented by Benne Media (LM, Mod, SS, B-Mods with $1,000 to win ULMA Late Models)

June 6 - Weekly Championship Series No. 4 - TA/Petro Night at the Races Presented by ThunderBurst Media (LM, Mod, SS, B-Mods with $750 to win B-Mods sponsored by Rains Ice)
June 13-14 - Inaugural Drag Boat Summer Thunder on Lake Lucas (KDBA)
June 13 - Weekly Championship Series No. 5 - Presented by iHeart Media (LM, Mod, SS, B-Mods with $750 to win Street Stocks)
June 20 - Weekly Championship Series No. 6 - Bolivar Herald-Free Press Mid-Season Championships Presented by KTTS (LM, Mod, SS, B-Mods, Pure Stocks with $1,000 to win USRA Modifieds)
June 26-27 - Lucas Oil Invitational Pro Bull Ride Presented by ProtecttheHarvest.com (Amped Up Productions)

July 2 - Weekly Championship Series No. 7 - Casey's General Stores Thursday Night Thunder Kids' Night at the Races, plus Fireworks Presented by KY3 (LM, Mod, SS, B-Mods with $1,000 to win ULMA Late Models sponsored by Rains Ice)
July 4 - No racing unless otherwise scheduled
July 11 - Weekly Championship Series No. 8 - Veterans and Military Appreciation Night Presented by KOZL 27 (LM, Mod, SS, B-Mods, Mod Lites with $750 to win B-Mods)
July 18 - 28th annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtecttheHarvest.com with $20,000 to win (LOLMDS/MLRA)
July 19 - 14th annual CMH Diamond Nationals with $12,000 to win (LOLMDS/MLRA)
July 25 - Weekly Championship Series No. 9 - Ozarks Food Harvest Food Drive Night Presented by KOLR 10, KOZL 27, Ozarks Fox (LM, Mod, SS, B-Mods with $750 to win Street Stocks)

Aug. 1 - Weekly Championship Series No. 10 - Fan Appreciation Night Presented by KY3 Digital/Ozone (LM, Mod, SS, B-Mods, Show-Me Vintage Racers with $1,000 to win USRA Modifieds)
Aug. 8 - 11th annual USMTS Slick-Mist Show-Me Shootout Presented by Foley Equipment (USMTS, B-Mods, SS)
Aug. 15 - Weekly Championship Series No. 11 - NMI Night at the Races Presented by Wild Animal Safari (LM, Mod, SS, B-Mods, Pure Stocks with $1,000 to win ULMA Late Models)
Aug. 21-23 - 4th annual Off Road Shootout (Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series)
Aug. 22 - Weekly Championship Series No. 12 - Rempfer Memorial SeasonChampionship Night Presented by Bill Roberts Chevrolet-Buick and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital-Springfield (LM, Mod, SS, B-Mods as class champions crowned)
Aug. 29 - No racing unless otherwise scheduled

Sept. 5 - Lucas Oil MLRA Ron Jenkins Memorial Presented by Rugged Radios (MLRA, B-Mods, Street Stocks)
Sept. 5-6 - 9th annual Diamond Drag Boat Nationals (SDBA/KDBA)
Sept. 12 - No racing unless otherwise scheduled
Sept. 17-19 - 10th annual ASCS/WAR Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial (ASCS Sprint Cars, WAR Sprint Cars)
Sept. 25-26 - Lucas Oil Pro Pulling Nationals (Lucas Oil PPL)

Oct. 1-3 - 7th annual Big Buck 50 Presented by Whitetail Trophy Hunt (Street Stocks, ULMA Late Models)
Oct. 8-10 - 7th annual Lucas Oil MLRA Fall Nationals (MLRA, B-Mods)
Oct. 17 - No racing unless otherwise scheduled
Oct. 24 - O'Reilly Auto Parts Outlaw Monster Truck Show - Eve of Destruction (Monster Trucks)

 

 

TBJ Promotions’ Midget Round Up Postponed Until July 3-4

Inside Line Promotions – OWASSO, Okla. (May 5, 2020) – The 5th annual Midget Round Up presented by Burtis Motor Company has been postponed until the Fourth of July Weekend.

The TBJ Promotions event featuring midgets and micro sprints was slated to be held Memorial Day Weekend at Airport Raceway in Garden City, Kan. However, the effects of COVID-19 have forced event officials to postpone the doubleheader until July 3-4.

“We are working with state officials to determine all of the specific guidelines,” TBJ Promotions Founder Tony Bruce Jr. said. “We are going to take the necessary steps to ensure a safe and successful event.

“It’s important that we let everyone know that the 5th annual Midget Round Up will happen this year and that we will do everything in our power to make sure everyone from the community, drivers, crews, fans, sponsors and officials will be safe. We will have more information in the coming weeks leading up to the event.”

TBJ Promotions would like to thank the Finney County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Burtis Motor Company, Johnson Septic Tank Services, Jax Sports Grille, Direct Fireworks and Maupin’s Truck Service for their continued support of the event.

Stayed tuned for more information, including ticket prices and times, which will be released in the near future.

TBJ PROMOTIONS –

TBJ Promotions is in its 11th year of showcasing marquee events. The featured event in 2020 is the 5th annual Midget Round Up, which is July 3-4 at Airport Raceway in Garden City, Kan. For more information, visit http://www.TBJPromotions.com.

 

 

Daniel Trekking to Knoxville Raceway for World of Outlaws Show

Inside Line Promotions – CARROLLTON, Mo. (May 5, 2020) – Mason Daniel is venturing to Knoxville Raceway this Friday for the first World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series event in approximately three months.

The half-mile track in Knoxville, Iowa, is the site for a one-off race for the series, which has been sidelined since February because of COVID-19.

“It’s definitely different,” Daniel said. “We already have some points underneath our belt so it’s not like everyone is starting with a clean slate, but it was like an offseason since we haven’t raced since Feb. 9. It’ll be interesting to see how we get back in the swing of things.”

Daniel is heading to a familiar track, where he captured a 360ci winged sprint car victory in June 2018 and recorded his career-best 410ci winged sprint car result of 15th during a Knoxville Nationals preliminary night last year.

“I think it’s beneficial we’re going to Knoxville for the first race back,” he said. “We have a lot of laps there and are getting better there in the 410. In general it’s a hard place to get good at. It takes a certain number of laps to get fast there. We’re close, but we’re still working on stuff.”

SEASON STATS –

5 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 0 top 10s, 1 top 15, 1 top 20

UP NEXT –

Friday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS –

Website: http://www.masondanielracing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MasonDRacing

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT – Extreme Brand Products

Extreme Brand Products, which is based in House Springs, Mo., aims to be the leader in research, selling and marketing high quality race oil, race fuels and performance lubricants. For more information, visit http://www.ExtremeBrandProducts.com.

“This is the first time that Extreme Brand Products is getting into the sprint car world,” Daniel said. “We’re very excited to work with them with engine oil, rear end oil and brake cleaner along with degreasers. Their products are tremendous and will help us on our way to a successful season.”

Daniel would like to thank Young’s Commercial Transfer, TruStar Energy, Valley Pacific, Dillon Risk Management, BTC Bank, Razzle Dazzle, King Racing Products, QA1 Rod Ends, Stevie Smith Titanium, Wings Unlimited, Bell Helmets, Golden State Peterbilt, E.M. Tharp, Fresno Truck Center and Suncrest Bank for their continued support.

 

 

IT'S DOUBLE-HEADER RACEWEEK for ‘Bandits & SSO at MONARCH MOTOR SPEEDWAY!

Wichita Falls, TX (5/5/20) by DarinShort.com. For sprint car racing fans, Monarch Motor Speedway has a FANtastic weekend of racing on tap…paired with a great racing weather forecast of 70's and dry each day, so lets jump right in:

FRIDAY MAY 8th Racing at 8pm FEATURING the RaceSaver Sprint Series Of Oklahoma PLUS USRA Modifieds, Factory Stocks, Limited Modifieds, Tuners; plus Mini-Stocks! (No advance tickets 5/8.)

SATURDAY MAY 9th Racing at 7pm featuring the Sprint Car Bandits PLUS $1,000 to win each Factory Stocks & Limited Modifieds; plus $500/win TUNERS! CLICK THIS LINK for 5/9 ADVANCE DISCOUNT TICKETS, DRIVER REGISTRATION & LATEST EVENT INFO: www.SprintCarBandits.com (Note that entries in the SCB are capped off.)

- BACK TO FRIDAY MAY 8th EVENT INFO: AFFORDABLE FAMILY FUN! Adult G.A. (ages 12-54) JUST $15! Seniors (age 55+) or First Responders $10. Kids 6-11 are $5. Pit passes $35 (age 6-11 pits are $15). No advance tickets or pre-registration for this event, fans will purchase tickets at the ticket window upon arrival.

- Pits Open EARLY 5/8 by 5pm, Grandstands Open at 6pm. Full division payback is listed at MMSdirt.com on the rules page.

- Track is located 4 miles west of I-44 in Wichita Falls on Hwy 287, then head north about 3/4 mile on FM369. 7300 Kiel Lane Wichita Falls, TX. Click MMSdirt.com for track info.

RACE FANS – NEW RULES EFFECTIVE IN THE STANDS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:

-We have to limit our grandstand occupancy to 25%. (But we still will have 1,000 seats available, which will be more than plenty for this event.) GREAT JOB last week to the fans for adhering to the new, simple grandstand rules!

-Fans Must utilize safe distancing we are blocking off every other row in the stands.

-We would like fans to utilize the ‘closed rows’ in the stands to get to your seat instead of walking directly in front of fans already sitting in the row you’d like to sit in. This applies when you leave your seat as well, please use the row below or above you to go back down, so everyone’s personal space is maintained as best as possible.

-Use hand sanitizer throughout the night.

-Please read our concession stand procedure upon your arrival by reading the posted signs.

-If you are sick or have any symptoms stay home and come when you’re healthy

-We *strongly recommend* people wear face masks while on our property. Please follow other safety guidelines advised.

-USRA DIVISION DRIVERS: Make sure you purchase your license ahead of time as tracks are no longer allowed to issue them. Go to www.USRAracing.com/register and get them. A $10 temp license will be available at the track

-USRA DIVISIONS: GET YOUR CAR REGISTERED for the season before coming to the track! All cars racing Friday must be registered at MMS before racing. Go to www.MMSdirt.com then click the rules/registration page and you’ll be all set up in a few minutes.

We have great food in the concession stand, so come hungry and we'll fix you up - and at family-affordable prices! Make sure to read our new ‘text food ordering’ system signs near the concession stand…fans loved the new service last week!

We now sell adult beverages, and no outside food/drink coolers are allowed inside the ticket gate.

No one likes rain at outdoor sporting events. But if the races rain out before the completion of the heat races, hold on to your ticket stub, as it will be valid for the next scheduled race of same ticket price value (in other words, if tickets that night were $15, the next event you will have a $15 credit when you redeem your ticket stub from the previous event). The exact same procedure will be in effect regarding pit passes. If the races rain out after the heat races, the event is considered complete, and any remaining races will not be rescheduled and all drivers will receive start money for their scheduled division that night (for any of the feature events that rained out). There will be no grandstand tickets valid for a future date if races are rained out after the completion of the heat races, as it is considered a complete show.

Division rules are posted at the Monarch Motor Speedway Facebook page, and www.MMSdirt.com

We also are in the process of developing marketing partners with area businesses. Please email info@MonarchMotorSpeedway.com and we will get back to you at once. Several effective and affordable, made-to-order packages are available.

Join us THIS *FRIDAY MAY 8th and SATURDAY MAY 9th* for TWO GREAT NIGHTS of family fun, featuring the RaceSaver Sprint Series Of Oklahoma on Friday and the 360C.I. Sprint Car Bandits series on Saturday!

 

 

Meet the Founder: Chris Muller of chckrd

BYRAM, Conn. (May 5, 2020) - Making its way off pit-road and out onto the track, chckrd, the subscription-based, racing-only social app is active and available in the Android and Apple Marketplaces. A brand-new way for the racing community to interact digitally, chckrd delivers a social media platform where users’ interests are common and the exchange of information is consistent; racing.

Designed with an interface that reflects other popular social media platforms, chckrd members share a common wall space called the “Straightaway” where all posts line up. Users also select groups designated to their specific competitive interests. From Formula1 to Dirt to Karting to Motocross to Lawn Tractor, all racing disciplines are welcomed and encouraged to join and interact.

With the chckrd community growing, its fitting to take a step behind the scenes and learn more about the individual who dedicated the time and effort to bring the chckrd concept to life, Chris Muller.

Q) First off, who is Chris Muller? Where are you from?

I grew up in the blue-collar section of a very white-collar town. I’m proud to say that I’m from Bryam, Connecticut. Byram is in the western section of Greenwich, CT. My grandfather started a water well business in 1938. My whole family worked for the company so I spent my summer vacations carrying wrenches and working hard. Working for and going to school with some of the wealthiest families in the world gave me a great perspective on how to treat people. You can learn as much from what not to do as much as you can from what you should do. I found that everything evens out through sports so I made a lot of friends playing hockey and other sports. I was the first in my family to go to college where I thought I’d become a filmmaker. After graduation I got married and had two amazing daughters.

Q) How did you get into racing?

Back in the late 90s my best friend built a street stock car, went to the Brett Hearn Race School, and ran at Orange County Fairgrounds Speedway in Middletown, NY. I went and helped on the weekends and was floored by the size and spectacle of it all. Cut to 2012, some people in Hollywood asked me to write some original content for a new country music channel they were starting. I thought dirt track racing would provide solid storylines. So, I spent pretty much the entire summer of 2012 in the pits of Orange County, Accord and other tracks getting to know the people of racing and I fell in love with them. The passion they had for a sport that broke their hearts and took their money was awesome. The other personality trait I admired was how helpful everyone was. Like when someone puts another racer in the wall during a qualifier, they’re the first to turn a wrench to make sure that racer makes the main. That show didn’t get picked up but I made some great connections.

Q) Any names we would recognize?

Yea, I became close with the Dippel’s. Tyler was maybe 12 and winning features. His parents Todd and Jill were really generous with their time and taught me a lot. I also got to know Anthony Perrego and his father. Lots of talent there and he was humble. Very cool guy. The Boniface's were another family that I spent some time with. Again, great family. Both Tyler and Kenny were running then.

Q) Did you stay involved in racing?

I got caught up in my personal life but I stayed connected via Facebook. Jill Dipple and I would talk here and there. I ran into Anthony at a trade show outside of Philly once.

Q) What brought you back?

Crowdfunding became a thing, GoFundMe, Indiegogo, etc. I remembered the one thing I always heard in the pits was money, money, money. “I lose to that guy because he’s got new tires.” “I didn’t pay my rent because I needed a new driveshaft.” The thing is, racers are proud and the GoFundMes of the world were looked down upon. So, I thought, what if you made a crowdfunding platform just for racing? Something racers could crowdfund through without the stigma. I got together with some really smart tech friends and we launched PITFUND.

Q) We’ll get back to PITFUND but let's shift gears, what is chckrd?

chckrd is a subscription-based social media app for racing that gives back to racing. chckrd is for any type of motorsport racing anywhere in the world. chckrd is an exclusive interactive community of racers, fans, teams, tracks, associations, vendors & media. There is also original & re-purposed racing related content streaming, though we plan on partnering with others to carry live racing events. Subscription proceeds grow racing via larger purses. The face of chckrd is an exclusive racing community that resembles popular social media platforms. The heart of chckrd is a creative business model that financially fuels that racing community.

Q) Where did the idea for chckrd come from?

We’ve been trying to help racing through technology for years. Back in 2015 we launched PITFUND which is essentially GoFundMe but strictly for racing. It worked pretty well and it’s still out there today but, we recognized a larger opportunity to improve the racing world. If you follow any type of racing on social media, you hear the same thing over and over again, low racer count equals low purse and low purse equals low racer count. Another major gripe is about social media in general, it’s become too noisy. Politics, cat videos, pictures of someone’s breakfast?? Not to mention data misuse and targeted ads. We feel chckrd not only solves the “catch-22” of racing by fueling purses but it also provides an oasis from the noise of big social media by providing a purely racing interaction environment.

Q) What is “The chckrd Model?”

The chckrd Model is a financial flow that improves racing overall. For just 8 cents a day, members gain access to the chckrd community while fueling a monthly purse at their designated track. This monthly purse attracts more racers. More racers pay the track more entry fees. Each racer brings on average 3-5 people per race which means more tickets and pit passes for the track. More people also means more hot dogs and cokes for the concession stand. More racers produce a better show for the fans which in turn ups recurring attendance and so on.

Q) What is the goal of chckrd?

My nirvana would be to have chckrd be the go to app for all things racing. Just as LinkedIn is the go to app for your professional life, chckrd will be that for your racing life. But, I’m driven by the fact that we have the chance to help everyone in and around racing enjoy their passion for the sport to its fullest potential.

Q) What’s your daydream for chckrd?

You mean like personally? I mean, the Silicon Valley dream is always there but, I think that will only come if you have a product the people react to and you work your ass off. So, I’m dedicated to that. What drives me romantically, is the thought of providing a purse that reaches down the line from the podium. I want the guy in his garage on a Friday night working on his 78’ Monte Carlo street stock to know he’s got a chance to bring home even a little money to keep his dream alive.

Q) Favorite racer?

I was a big Rusty Wallace fan. Saw him race Dover a couple of times. I liked that he seemed to be very intelligent but you knew he could get ornery if pushed. Lately, I like Daniel Ricardo as I’m really into F1 these days. Still not sure why he left Red Bull but… Oh, I loved Ricky Johnson back in the 90s and went to a few SuperX races in the Meadowlands.

Q) Any good racing stories?

Yea, my friend was an instructor for the Brett Farve/Dale Jarrett Racing Experience and we met him in Nazareth, PA where he was part of a session at the Andretti’s facility. He puts me in the jump seat for some hot laps. It was then that I realized just how much you get your butt kicked inside of a race car. I mean it was brutal. We get out of the car, take our helmets off, he sees my face and says “ya wanna drive now?” Absolutely not. I gained an incredible amount of respect for drivers that day.

About chckrd:

Launched in April of 2020, chckrd was developed for the sole purpose for which it was intended, motorsports. The subscription-based app gives the motorsports community a racing specific social platform to share information pertaining to everything on wheels. After subscribing and building a profile, users have the availability to join a variety of groups specific to their racing interests. In addition, members ultimately benefit racing, as portions of their subscription is designated to increase monthly purses. chckrd is currently available in the Android and Apple Marketplaces.


 

Placerville Speedway granted approval to hold a Test and Tune this Saturday

Placerville, CA – May 4, 2020…Placerville Speedway officials are happy to announce that the El Dorado County Fairgrounds quarter-mile has been given the green light to host a Test and Tune this Saturday May 9th.

Several requirements will be in place and participants are asked to please follow them, as this is the first step in showing that the speedway can abide by the specified guidelines in order to have a racing season. The Test and Tune will be held from 2pm-7pm with pit passes $25 per person. The pit gate will open at noon, while the grandstands and concessions will be closed.

Another one of the important details to note is the fact that participants are required to arrive in the same vehicle and are limited to six people (5 plus the race car driver). Participants will be requested to exit the tow vehicle to check in together and will be escorted to a designated pit area. No personal vehicles are allowed in the pits.

The following guidelines/ requirements have been approved by the county for this Saturday’s Test and Tune.

Preparation:

• In order to continue keeping our county safe, please clean and disinfect all equipment prior to arrival at the facility.

• It is highly recommended that all trucks, trailers, motorhomes, personal vehicles be actively disinfected through a wipe-down process by individual attendees prior to arrival to Placerville Speedway.

Travel to:

• All team members (referred to as Participants) should travel and attend with household contacts only if possible.

Pre-Event:

• If a participant or team member is sick or displays symptoms of COVID19- STAY HOME! Symptoms include fever, muscle pain, cough, headache, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, chills or repeated shaking with chills.

• Participants should wash hands with soap and water after being in a public place, after blowing nose, coughing, or sneezing, preparing and/or consuming food.

• Participants should avoid touching their faces.

Upon arrival at Placerville Speedway:

• Participants will arrive together in the same vehicle and are limited to a total number of 6 people (5 in addition to the race car driver). Participants will be requested to exit the tow vehicle to check in together and will be escorted to a designated pit area.

• Participants will be required to sign the standard waiver/release as well as an additional COVID19 waiver/release. Do NOT exit your vehicle to walk up to the Pit Booth, you will be directed to exit your vehicle when you reach the gate.

• Participants will have their temperature taken at time of check in.

• All teams will pit 10’ apart

• Participants will remain in their designated pit area and will adhere to the 6’ Social Distancing requirement from other participants.

• Participants will be allowed in the spectator area to watch their respective team car when it is on the track, but will need to vacate the area when their car exits the track.

• Participants will be allowed to bring their own food & beverages (no alcohol, no glass and no open flame bbq’s)

• Face masks are not required in El Dorado County but are encouraged.

Event:

• Officials will communicate with Participants over the PA system.

• No more than 3 cars will be allowed on the track at one time.

Special Considerations:

• If you are or live with someone over the age of 65 or with underlying medical conditions, please consider staying home or be prepared to self quarantine upon your return.

The Placerville Speedway is located on the beautiful El Dorado County Fairgrounds in Placerville, California. Take Hwy US-50 to Forni Road/Placerville Drive exit. Then go north on Placerville Drive to the Fairgrounds. The physical address is 100 Placerville Dr., Placerville, CA 95667. For more information on the Placerville Speedway log onto http://www.placervillespeedway.com

Join over 13,000 followers of Placerville Speedway on Facebook, where you can keep abreast of updates for the 2020 season. You can also find Placerville Speedway on Twitter by following us https://twitter.com/pvillespeedway - In addition, Placerville Speedway is also on Instagram. Please follow us @PvilleSpeedway.

The quarter-mile clay oval is operated by Russell Motorsports Incorporated, which can be reached at the track business office at 530-344-7592. Contact Kami Arnold or Scott Russell directly for sponsorship opportunities at the office.

 

 

Smith Family Continues Building Lasting Legacy with POWRi WAR

Belleville, IL. (05/01/2020) Change is inevitable, that one constant within the fast-paced world of open-wheel dirt track racing. From setup and styles to safety measures and speed, everything about the simplistic nature of a sprint car continues to evolve. Even with the ever-changing nature of the sport, two things remain the same. One is a driver who lives without fear or hesitation who knows when to wait and when to strike; the other is a car owner who is willing to suspend worry and put their wheelman into the best possible position no matter the expense. Throughout the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League history, common themes tend to surface when it pertains to championship qualifications and car-owner conquests.

After claiming a second straight POWRi WAR Championship banner as a car owner, Rick Smith, of Richmond, Missouri by way of nearby Waverly, was caught in a moment of reflection in his preparations for the 2020 season. Reflections of over twenty-five feature victories, three championship honors as an owner, and all the memories that over thirty years competing encompasses. “We’re truly blessed to be where we are in life, through keeping sportsmanship at the forefront, the friends we’ve made through this racing family is indescribable.” Noted Smith, adding “Every success is accredited to those that taught me, from Tom McGarry with MPR, Chris Zeller with Engine Connection to Tom "Tucker" Maycock, the Lasoski’s, and so many more important people that came along at the best possible time in my life.” I feel not helping the next generation is a dishonor to those who helped me.

From operating the horn at a very young age in a custom-built push truck with his dad as the legends like Bill Utz, Tom Corbin, and Tim Green fire off at Sportsman Speedway in Marshall MO, to wheeling his own micro’s around Sweet Springs in the early nineties, Rick Smith was destined from a young age to be a mainstay among the dirt-track regulars. Seeing his amount of driving success in the Micro division, Smith would entertain the idea of moving up and trying his hand at 360 sprint cars. All it took was one race at the old Bethany Fairgrounds Speedway and Rick was hooked, selling his whole Micro operation and beginning his long-tenured journey into the full-sized machines around 1996. “There’s a certain magic to seeing something that you’ve spent time building, tuning, and trying to perfect out there competing on the top level is inspiring. Knowing that the tutelage passed on to me from my mentors isn’t lost and hopefully, I can keep those lessons circulating.”

Building his first-ever Sprint car engine and manufacturing a lot of his own equipment was just the lay of the land for Smith, “Looking back, yeah, I wish I could have used better stuff, I know I could have done better on the scoresheet with better equipment, but I was having fun and honestly with my hands-on mentality and on a self-funded/self-ran team I’m pleased with our showing.” Continuing to drive competitively for himself until 2003, Rick would eventually look to team up, as his true passion laid in working on the machines and the preparation. “It’s the tiny details, like a certain spacer here or chamfering this bolt head there. Measure and re-measure the car. Make sure you’re ready, winning is done before the car is ever loaded” said Smith. Knowing that his love of the sport ran as deep as the dirt at the old Capital Speedway, and after a Saturday night trip to the Holts Summit Mo track with conversations including his Dad, cousin Mike Key, and Tom Corbin; a new team was formed with Rick and Tom manning the crew-chief duties and up-and-comer Jon Corbin behind the wheel. "Working with Tom, one of my heroes was a dream come true and gave me as much confidence as it taught me". He claimed his first-ever 360 feature victory at the Missouri State Fairground Speedway in Sedalia, Missouri with Corbin wheeling his way to the checkers and also notching a Knoxville Raceway feature victory as crew chief.

Then as Rick so eloquently phrases it; “Life happens and gets in the way.” After working in the rebuilding process of Hurricane Katrina, Smith found himself away from the racing community for a couple of years. After some prodding from his dad to go, Rick would find himself at the high-banks of Moberly one weekend, after careful deliberations, Rick would negotiate his way into helping Austin Alumbaugh for a bottle of water as payment and a bond was formed instantly. Around this same time, the rumblings of a new non-wing sprint car series were beginning as a new plan was hatched. With Alumbaugh as the wheelman, Smith would build a new team using a new MRP Chassis with Engine Connection power following the open engine rule of WAR to establish his #26 team as a contender and force to be reckoned with from inception.

Gaining the first-ever Wingless-Auto-Racing Series Championship in 2012 the Smith and Alumbaugh connection would prove to be hard to beat with multiple feature wins over the first two seasons while always in contention. Back to back weekends at the end of the season with bad luck one for an odd part failure the other for a nasty racing incident at Airport Speedway in Springfield Mo, Smith Motorsports Team would end their repeat championship quest 2 spots shy in 2013. “I always really liked Austin's drive the shit out it style. He's one hell of a non-wing driver” said Smith.

With various drivers at the helm over the years including Mitchell Moore, Chase Briscoe, Brandon Schure, as well as original driver’s eventual wife Christie Alumbaugh; Smith Motorsports would always be looking towards the future in hopes of perhaps reaching another milestone. “When you see it, you just know. It’s those little glimpses of greatness that are within almost every driver throughout the country, a combination of smoothness and up on the wheel all at the same time” Smith would state when asked about his driver selection process.

Keeping one eye on his old racing-grounds of Sweet Springs Motorplex, Smith would take a chance at the end of 2014 on a young Riley Kreisel for a couple of races with unbelievable results. Although a mature micro driver in his own right, Kreisel was unproven in a full-size sprinter. Sticking to his intuition seemed to work out for Rick as Riley would not only go on to become the 2015 Rookie of the Year with the POWRi WAR Sprint League but would also become the youngest POWRi WAR Champion in 2018 and the first driver to ever claim the top prize back-to-back in 2019.

Stepping away from full-time competition in 2020 will bring about changes for Rick Smith as now he will serve as a mentor of sorts for other up-and-coming drivers. “Debbie and I will still be around the tracks, we just wanted to take a step back and do a few racing-related bucket list things. There’s no hard feelings or anything towards anyone.” “Riley has established himself into a force in traditional sprints and is a great friend,” Smith said on the new season, going on to add; “I wish everyone luck and I look forward helping out Riley when possible and will focus on Luke Howard Racing as well as lending a hand to Braydon Cromwell and a few other drivers out there.” I never thought I would be a hired gun/wrench so to speak and it's fun and flattering at the same time. Smith Motorsports also has a house car that we plan on running on a limited basis this season with a couple of select drivers.

When prompted about his favorite car-owning moment of the past two decades Rick would speak at length, not about victory lanes or title clinches but yet, about the process of it all. “I think one of my favorite memories that comes to mind is in 2016 going out to Terra-Haute, Indiana for Sprint Week.” “We were out there at rubbing elbows with greatness as an under-funded team, with a still learning, and really nervous driver. It was Riley’s first time out there, and he did what we came to do, he stuck it in the A-Main.” Smith would add, “It’s kind of funny how life works sometimes. My dad Donnie, wasn’t in the best of health but he insisted we go out there. He was always my biggest supporter and mentor. We all had a good time for the whole trip and when I got home and told him the stories he was all smiles. The kicker was there was this magazine that had a picture of Riley racing out there in it, and the name of the Terre Haute race, completely unrelated, was the Don Smith Classic.” I will always be in Riley’s debt for that memory.

“There’s no way to rank the drivers I’ve been fortunate to have in my cars, there’s just way too much talent. From Austin winning it up on the wheel to Riley winning by getting everything out of the car and even firing his friend Mitchell Moore, because the best he could muster was a smooth 2nd place finish 2 nights straight against JJ Yeley which is a running joke between us” Rick remarked laughingly, going on to add “Some of these drivers may have been for a week or two or even a season or two, but it all meant more than I can ever say. They all taught me something and left a valuable memory.”

With his responses, Rick hammers home what helps to add to his pit-side lore and what makes him successful. There’s a certain amount of humbleness to him with the ability to weave a racing story. Rick remains thankful for those that have given him life-lessons and willing to dish out his own style of education to those willing to listen. What the future holds for Smith Motorsports may be uncertain at the moment, the legacy will endure as it’s built on a solid foundation of values. Currently tinkering in his shop at home, busy rebuilding a rear-end from scrap to hopefully restore and put into his 2012 MRP Chassis replica car, as well as prepping Luke Howard's cars, Smith is excited about the upcoming season that kicks off Saturday, May 16th at Lake Ozark Speedway with the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League.

This article is the first of a multi-part series highlighting car ownership within the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League. For More information on POWRi WAR visit www.powri.com/WAR or on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @POWRi_WAR.

Follow along with POWRi for more information such as race recaps, updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, on Twitter & Instagram at @POWRi_Racing or on Facebook at POWRi.


 

 

Airport Speedway’s Midget Round-Up Postponed

Belleville, IL. (05/04/2020) Ongoing public gathering restrictions and special limitations on a state by state basis have forced POWRi and Airport Speedway officials to Re-Schedule the 5th Annual Midget Round-Up presented by Burtis Motors & RapidCost on May 23rd and May 24th.

POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League and Airport Speedway will now host the annual season staple on July 3rd and July 4th. Officials are currently working with other tracks for rescheduling the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League opening races Memorial Weekend.

Once POWRi fully understands the criteria, preparedness, and state guidelines we will move forward accordingly. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those who have been affected by this pandemic.

Follow along with POWRi for more information such as race recaps, updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, on Twitter & Instagram at @POWRi_Racing or on Facebook at POWRi.


 

 

Dietrich and GKR will attempt the ultimate double on May 8-9

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (May 4, 2020) – In an attempt to win in Iowa and Pennsylvania in the same weekend, Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing will activate the month of May in a big way, first joining the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at Knoxville Raceway on Friday, May 8, followed by the ‘Posse Unleashed’ program at Selinsgrove Speedway on Saturday, May 9.

‘Double-D’ fans should not be surprised by the team’s plan to complete the near-2000 mile round trip, as it has been done before.

“This is no issue,” Dietrich said of the weekend plan, driver of the Gary Kauffman Racing/Weikert’s Livestock/Sandoe’s Fruit Market/Pace Performance/Big Cove Whitetail Trophy Hunts/Drop Of Ink Tattoo/Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC/Self Made/No. 48 sprint car. “We raced at Port Royal on a Saturday and made it to Knoxville for the Capi Classic the next night, so this won’t be much different. We just want to race, so we’ll do whatever it takes to make that happen. There are a lot of people who help make this possible. Our partners deserve to be seen. This is the only way to make that happen.”

The weekend carries a $14,000 potential for the 2020 Lincoln Speedway Icebreaker winner, as the World of Outlaws program at Knoxville Raceway awards a $10,000 top prize and Selinsgrove’s ‘Posse Unleashed’ awards $4,000. Although no fans will be permitted to attend, each event will be broadcast live on the internet; Knoxville on DIRTVision and Selinsgrove Speedway on The Cushion.

Any Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing updates will be posted as they become available. An upcoming schedule beyond May 8-9 remains uncertain at this time.

SPECIAL THANKS:
Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing would like to thank all of their current marketing partners including: Weikert’s Livestock, Sandoe’s Fruit Market, Pace Performance, Big Cove Whitetail Trophy Hunts, Drop Of Ink Tattoo, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, Self Made, Graver’s Garage, Racer’s New & Used Parts Warehouse, El Vista Orchards.

SOCIAL MEDIA:
Keep up with Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing during their entire campaign right here at the official online home of Fully Injected Motorsports – www.FullyInjected.com. Be sure to also follow Danny Dietrich online at www.dannydietrich.com, as well as on all of the available social media networks including Twitter: https://twitter.com/dannydietrich and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GKRracing/. Danny Dietrich/Gary Kauffman Racing apparel is now available and can be found at the track.

STATS:
2020 Gary Kauffman Racing Statistics:
Top-5s: 5
Top-10s: 6
Wins: 1

2018 Wins: 10 (Lincoln Speedway: 3/10, 4/21, 6/30, 7/2, 7/14) (BAPS Motor Speedway: 4/8, 9/20) (Port Royal Speedway: 5/5, 7/7) (Williams Grove Speedway: 6/1)

2019 Wins: 15 (Lincoln Speedway: 3/16) (Williams Grove Speedway: 3/29) (BAPS Motor Speedway: 4/7) (Port Royal Speedway: 4/20) (Bridgeport Speedway [WoO]: 5/21) (Port Royal Speedway: 5/25) (Williams Grove Speedway: 5/31) (Weedsport Speedway [ASCoC]: 6/9) (Lincoln Speedway: 6/15) (Williams Grove Speedway: 6/21) (Orange County Fair Speedway [ASCoC]: 7/13) (Williams Grove Speedway: 7/19) (Lincoln Speedway: 8/17) (Williams Grove Speedway: 8/30) (BAPS Motor Speedway: 11/16)

2019 Championships: Williams Grove Speedway Track Championship, Central Pennsylvania Sprint Car Championship

2020 Wins: 1 (Lincoln Speedway Icebreaker – February 22)

2020 Highlights: Finished tenth against All Star Circuit of Champions at Volusia Speedway Park on February 6. Won Lincoln Speedway’s $4,000 Icebreaker on February 22. Finished second at Lincoln Speedway on Sunday, March 1. Finished fourth at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, March 7. Finished third at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, March 14. Finished second at Williams Grove Speedway on Sunday, March 15.

 

 

Zearfoss aims for Iowa and Texas to activate May schedule

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

JONESTOWN, Pa. (May 4, 2020) – Curing the itch to compete has been difficult for many in the open wheel world, but for Brock Zearfoss and Brock Zearfoss Racing, the cure awaits in Iowa and Texas.

With plans to compete in three events over a six-day period, Zearfoss will activate his return to the Midwest with a stop at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on Friday, May 8, and join the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series for a chance at $10,000 and a second-ever WoO triumph. Certainly no stranger to the Sprint Car Capital of the World, Zearfoss was a 2018 Knoxville Nationals A-Main qualifier and finished 19th.

Zearfoss will continue his six-day campaign nearly 900 miles southwest of Knoxville, Iowa, in Lubbock, Texas, where the ‘Jonestown Jet’ will enter the West Texas Crude Nationals at West Texas Raceway on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 12-13. The 360 sprint car invitational will award a grand total of $10,000; $4,000 to the winner on Tuesday and $6,000 to the winner on Wednesday. It will be Zearfoss’ first-ever visit to West Texas Raceway.

“Plans are kinda day-to-day at this point, but we’re excited to have the next week or so figured out. We’re ready to get back to work, especially since we are coming off of a win,” Zearfoss explained, driver of the Moose’s LZ Bar & Grill/Heavy Equipment, Loaders & Parts Inc./C&D Rigging Inc./BAPS Auto Paints & Supply/Meckley’s Limestone Products/Berkebile Oil Company/Klick Lewis Cars/J.P. Adamsky Trucking/No. 3Z sprint car. “I have a lot of people who make trips like this possible. My team and I are fortunate to have partners who want to race as bad as we do, so we’ll do our best to make these trips worth the miles and work toward another win. I’m excited to get going.”

No fans will be permitted to attend the events at Knoxville and West Texas Raceway, but broadcasts via DIRTVision and Speed Shift TV will be available, respectively.

Although Zearfoss’ schedule beyond the Iowa and Texas road trip remains uncertain, mostly due to COVID-19 restrictions, initial plans include returning to Iowa for another attempt at Knoxville Raceway, followed by All Star Circuit of Champions action in the state of Indiana. All plans remain tentative until made official.

SPECIAL THANKS: Brock Zearfoss would like to thank all of his marketing partners including: Moose’s LZ Bar & Grill, Heavy Equipment, Loaders & Parts Inc., C&D Rigging Inc., BAPS Auto Paints & Supply, Meckley’s Limestone Products, Berkebile Oil Company, Klick Lewis Cars, J.P. Adamsky Trucking, X-1 Race Cars, Simpson Racing Products, KX3 Racewear, BK Titanium, Blud Lubricants, AL Driveline, and Bell Helmets.

SOCIAL MEDIA: Fans can keep up with Brock Zearfoss during his entire campaign right here at www.fullyinjected.com, or at www.brockzearfoss.com. Be sure to “follow” the “Jonestown Jet” on all of the available social media networks including Twitter: https://twitter.com/brock_zearfoss and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brockzearfossracing.

STATS: 2016 Wins: 2 (Williams Grove Speedway & Port Royal Speedway)

2017 Wins: 7 (Port Royal Speedway x5 including Open Wheel Madness)(Williams Grove Speedway – World of Outlaws; Billy Kimmel Memorial). 2017 Port Royal Speedway Track Champion.

2018 Wins: 2 (Williams Grove Speedway, Port Royal Speedway)

2019 Wins: 4 (Outlaw Speedway [ASCoC]: 6/7/2019) (Lebanon Valley Speedway [ASCoC]: 7/14/2019) (Attica Raceway Park [ASCoC]: 8/31/2019 – $10,000) (Port Royal Speedway [URC/360]: 10/19/2019)

2020 Brock Zearfoss Racing Statistics: Wins: 1 Top-5s: 5 Top-10s: 8

2020 Highlights: Earned back-to-back top-ten finishes against All Star Circuit of Champions at East Bay Raceway Park. Earned back-to-back top-five finishes during King of the 360’s action at East Bay Raceway Park; finished fourth during the $10,000-to-win finale. Rallied from 13th to finish fourth at Lincoln Speedway on Sunday, March 1. Finished fifth at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, March 7. Finished sixth at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, March 14. Earned Open Wheel Nationals win at Park Jefferson International Speedway on Saturday, April 25, worth $6,000.

 

 

DCRP Shifts Practice to May 23 – NOW600 Event Set for May 22 is Canceled

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (May 4, 2020) – In the everchanging environment of the current COVID-19 coronavirus culture, Dodge City Raceway Park has shifted its open practice to a tentative date of Saturday, May 23, rather than the previously scheduled date of May 16.

Additionally, with the May 23-24 NOW600 and POWRi Midget events at Garden City canceled, the NOW600 Micro Sprint “Brandon Barbo Classic” set for Friday, May 22, atop the 1/7-mile Little DCRP clay oval has been canceled as well.

Following the tentative practice session set for May 23, pending further developments, Dodge City Raceway Park will now kick off the season with a URSS vs. DCRP Sprint Car showdown along with a full slate of championship chase action including IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks on Saturday, June 6.

In an additional schedule adjustment, the Seventh Annual Sport Modified Mayhem North vs. South Duel will now take place in conjunction with the Lubbock Wrecker Service DCRP Sprint Car Nationals on August 20-22. The Thursday portion of the event will serve as a practice night for the IMCA Modifieds with heats and qualifiers on Friday and then the $1,500-to-win main event on Saturday.

Sprint Cars will be in action during all three nights of the Lubbock Wrecker Service DCRP Sprint Car Nationals with a $3,000 winner’s share up for grabs in the August 22 event championship feature.

Originally slated to run in conjunction with the DCRP Sprint Car Nationals, the Eighth Annual Modified Stampede has been shifted off of the August 20-22 date due to scheduling conflicts. The track is actively searching for an alternative date for the event.

The August 15 event that was the originally scheduled IMCA Sport Modified Mayhem event will now serve as a Prelude to Mayhem with the IMCA Sport Modifieds accompanied by IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks.

Dodge City Raceway Park officials along with city, county and state officials will continue to monitor current developments and make any adjustments if necessary.

The balance of the 2020 schedule at Dodge City Raceway Park as well as Little DCRP is as follows:

May 23 – Open practice (both DCRP and Little DCRP)

June 6 - Season Opener (DCRP vs. URSS Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, IMCA Hobby Stocks)

June 7 – Little DCRP Round One

June 20 – Hobby Stock Roundup – Armed Forces Night ($750-to-win and $75-to-start for IMCA Hobby Stocks along with DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars)

June 21 – Little DCRP Round Two

July 18 – Second Annual Stock Car Shootout ($1,000-to-win and $150-to-start for IMCA Stock Cars along with DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Hobby Stocks)

July 19 – Little DCRP Round Three

July 24 – Driver & Fan Appreciation Night (DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, IMCA Hobby Stocks)

July 26 – Little DCRP Round Four

August 8 – Championship Chase Action (DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, IMCA Hobby Stocks)

August 9 – Little DCRP Round Five

August 15 – Prelude to Mayhem (IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, IMCA Hobby Stocks)

August 16 – Little DCRP Round Six

August 20 – DCRP 305 Sprint Car Nationals (DCRP/URSS) plus IMCA Sport Modified practice & KARS

August 21 – DCRP 305 Sprint Car Nationals (DCRP/URSS) plus Seventh Annual Sport Modified Mayhem North vs. South Duel heats and qualifiers & KARS

August 22 – DCRP 305 Sprint Car Nationals (DCRP/URSS) plus Seventh Annual Sport Modified Mayhem North vs. South Duel ($1,500-to-win, $150-to-start) & KARS

September 19 – Eighth Annual Jerry Soderberg Memorial Championship (DCRP vs. URSS Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, IMCA Hobby Stocks)

September 20 – Little DCRP Round Seven

Detailed schedule information is available at https://www.dodgecityraceway.com/schedule/.

Dodge City Raceway Park is located on the south edge of Dodge City, KS, on US 283, then 0.9 miles west on US 56, then 0.1 miles south. For more information, contact the track at 620-225-3277 or check www.dodgecityraceway.com.

 

 

Gas City I-69 Speedway Opens

With ‘Test and Tune’ This Saturday

GAS CITY, Ind., May 4 – A “Test and Tune” session is set for this Saturday afternoon (May 9) at Gas City I-69 Speedway. The session, which is open to all types/classes of race cars, will run from noon to 4 p.m. The pit entrance gate will open at 10 a.m.

“We have consulted with Gas City town officials and appreciate their approval and support in getting race cars on the track for the first time this season,” said Jerry Gappens, track promoter.

“As part of Governor Holcomb’s “Back On Track Indiana” plan — released last Friday — we are all working together to move forward as we try to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic in a cautious, responsible manner,” Gappens added. “We are continuing dialogue with state, county and city officials to determine when racing may resume, including events where fans will be allowed to return to the grandstand seating area. We will hopefully have more to share later this week, as well as a revised 2020 schedule of events.”

(The race program scheduled for this Friday night, May 8, has been canceled due to COVID-19 crowd restrictions.)

For Saturday’s “Test and Tune” the main grandstand will be closed to spectators.

Individuals will be admitted through the pit entrance only. Pit passes are $30 per person. New and sanitized ink pens will be utilized for each individual waiver signature. No concessions will be open. Sanitized restroom facilities will be available with only two people at a time allowed inside, with 6-feet social distancing. Team trailers shall be parked in such a way as to maintain 20 feet between the trailers. Passenger cars must park at a distance of at least 6 feet apart in the main parking lot.

It’s highly recommended those attending wear their own personal protection equipment, including facemasks, and maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet. Sanitizing stations will be available in the pit area and restrooms.

Each class of race car will run in its own group sessions (i.e. sprint cars with sprint cars, street stocks with street stocks, etc.). Car sessions will rotate throughout the four-hour time span.

Gas City I-69 Speedway is located on U.S. 35/State Road 22, approximately a half-mile west of Interstate 69’s exit 259.

The track’s website is at GasCityI69Speedway.com. Fans and competitors can also follow it on Twitter: @GasCitySpeedway; Instagram: @GasCitySpeedway and Facebook: GasCitySpeedwayOnTheGas.

 

 

Knoxville Raceway


McKay Group, a longtime supporter of Knoxville Raceway, along with Nationwide Insurance, will be the presenting sponsor of the May 8 World of Outlaws Invitational at Knoxville Raceway.

With offices just one mile from the Sprint Car Capital of the World, McKay Group offers insurance products and policies to individuals and businesses in Knoxville and across the country.

“We’ve been longtime sponsors of Knoxville Raceway and we’re proud to be a partner of this unique event,” said Todd Chambers, President of McKay Group. “We’re race fans at heart and in these unprecedented times we want to show that we still stand behind dirt track racing and specifically racing at Knoxville. We’re just like all of the fans out there. We wish we could be at the track, too, but we’re happy racing is back and we’ll be tuned-in to DIRTVision to watch every lap.”

McKay Group is offering a $100 Knoxville Raceway gift certificate good toward any ticket purchase(s) in 2020 or 2021. Any fan who contacts McKay Group today through May 17 for a quote on any new insurance business and asks to be entered into the drawing, will be entered to win. McKay Group can be contacted via phone at 1-800-942-0283 or by email. .

The World of Outlaws Invitational presented by McKay Group with Nationwide Insurance, will be the first race for the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series since the Coronavirus pandemic halted all live sports in mid-March. In compliance with state restrictions, spectators will not be able to attend.

DIRTVision, the world leader in live streaming, will broadcast the event with both monthly subscription and single-event pay-per-view options available. DIRTVision is offering a 20% discount on any new FAST PASS all-access subscription or single-event pay-per-view purchased by 5pm, ET on Tuesday, May 5. Use voucher code RETURNKNOXVILLE to take advantage of the offer. Existing FAST PASS subscription holders will receive a commemorative gift.

For more information on McKay Group, visit their website, like McKay Group on Facebook or follow @McKayInsurance on Twitter.

For more information on the World of Outlaws Invitational, including the safety and health precautions being put into place for the event, visit their website, like the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Facebook and follow @worldofoutlaws on Twitter.

For more information on the DIRTVision broadcast, including pay-per-view options, visit www.dirtvision.com, like DIRTVision on Facebook or follow @DIRTVision on Twitter.

 

 

Henderson Kicking Off Sophomore Season With Sandvig Racing Friday at Knoxville Raceway

Inside Line Promotions – SPENCER, Iowa (May 4, 2020) – Justin Henderson and car owner Mike Sandvig are set to kick off their second season together this Friday at Knoxville Raceway during a World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series event.

“It’s kind of strange, honestly, as it’s been different than any offseason I’ve ever been through,” Henderson said. “Obviously, I can’t wait to race and I’m really pumped up to do so, but it’s a weird feeling that I can’t really describe.”

With a field of 48 invitation-only drivers expected to attend, Henderson is hoping last year’s continued growth as a team as regulars at the famed race track in Knoxville, Iowa, will give them a leg up on the competition as they seek their first victory together.

“I think we are well prepared and I think we have a great car capable of winning, but you really need to be fast off the trailer with everyone being there,” he said. “It’s very much like the Knoxville Nationals where the first three laps of the night might be the difference in a good night or a bad night. We’ll know really quickly where we stand as a team.”

While Friday will be Henderson’s first race of 2020 behind the wheel of a real sprint car, he has participated virtually in a few iRacing events leading up to the weekend.

“The iRacing deal is very unique in that you get to see the visuals and you can kind of see how things work, but ultimately it’s not a real car and can only provide so much,” he said. “It’s the closest thing to racing a sprint car and it’s giving people an outlet to fuel their competitive fires, but nothing really compares to the feeling you get on a track and in a car.”

While Henderson noted it was nice to have virtual track time and some sort of racing to keep him occupied as a driver, he is looking forward to the opportunity to get back on the track, even if it is without fans in the stands as is the case this Friday.

“It’s going to be a weird feeling with no one in the stands and people wearing masks,” he said in reference to the limitations put in place to allow the race to occur. “A lot of our sport is built around fan interaction and communication so I haven’t quite grasped how exactly this is going to work quite yet. But I know there will be a lot of people tuning in from all over and I’m optimistic we’ll give our fans and sponsors something to smile about from afar.”

UP NEXT –

Friday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS –

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Henderson_racin

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/90850346221/

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“Eszlinger Electric has been a great friend of the team and we’re grateful for their support for the past two seasons,” Team Owner Mike Sandvig said. “We could not do this without supporters like them and I’m glad to have them as a part of our team.”

Sandvig would also like to thank Morton Buildings, DeBerg Concrete, DeBerg Flooring, R2 Enterprise, Rider Racing Engines, Winters Performance, Schoenfeld Headers, BK Racing TI Components, Triple X Race Co., Wings Unlimited, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, SBS FK Shocks, Hinchman Racewear, Heartland Kitchen Solutions and Simpson Race Products for their continued support.

 

 

Sides Resuming World of Outlaws Season This Friday at Knoxville Raceway

Inside Line Promotions – BARTLETT, Tenn. (May 4, 2020) – It’s been approximately three months since Jason Sides and the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series have been in action.

The pause button has been selected for weeks because of COVID-19. That ends this Friday when Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, is the site of the next World of Outlaws race.

“I wish that Knoxville would have a Thursday open practice so everybody could get some laps,” Sides said. “Like when you go to Florida you use the All Stars races as hot laps and practice before you start the season. I’ve seen some guys out testing. It’s been a long time since we’ve raced.”

Sides kicked off the season by tackling two events in Florida in February. He highlighted the DIRTcar Nationals with a charge from 26th to 18th before he earned his best finish during the Ronald Laney Memorial King of the 360s finale since 2017 with an 11th-place run.

The racing world was halted before his next race and Sides has been sidelined for nearly 12 weeks.

“I’ve realized there’s more in life than racing,” he said. “I’ve done a lot of yard work and things around the house. The whole time it’s going on you can’t wait to get back to racing, but now that it’s time to get back going I’ve enjoyed the time off. It’s been good to spend some family time.”

Following Friday’s event the next race is up in the air, Sides said.

“As of right now there’s no definite plans of where we are racing the following weekend,” he said. “That’s up to the Outlaws and they won’t know until after this weekend.”

SIDES MOTORSPORTS SEASON STATS –

10 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 1 top 10, 3 top 15s, 5 top 20s

UP NEXT –

Friday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS –

Website: http://www.SidesMotorsports.com

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/SidesMotorsport

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sides-Motorsports/283833970847?ref=br_tf

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“I’ve used VRP Shocks for many years because they are the best on the market,” he said. “We rely on VRP Shocks to give us consistency each and every night from track to track across the county on the World of Outlaws circuit.”

Sides would also like to thank Wetherington Tractor Service, Inc., East Coast Logistics, BR Motorsports, Dancer Logistics, Inc., King Racing Products, R.E. Enterprises, TORA TORA, Jim Schuhknecht, FSR Radiators, Mid-States Equipment, Brad, Driven Racing Oil, Ingles Racing Engines, Wings Unlimited and All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads for their continued support.

 

 

Starks Heading to Knoxville Raceway for First Race Since February

Inside Line Promotions – PUYALLUP, Wash. (May 4, 2020) – Trey Starks will make his first start in more than two and a half months this Friday when the Gobrecht Motorsports driver joins the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series at Knoxville Raceway.

The race at the half-mile oval in Knoxville, Iowa, marks both the first World of Outlaws event and the first race for Starks since the middle of February.

“It’s a little weird with everything that’s been going on,” Starks said. “We’re not easing back into it because the first race back features 50 racers at a World of Outlaws race. I didn’t really know when or if we’d get back to racing this year. I’ve been focusing on work the last two months. It gets me excited we’re going back racing again. The team regrouped and went through everything and freshened everything back up (during the time off).”

Gobrecht Motorsports became familiar with Knoxville Raceway last year when the team shifted focus to competing in the Midwest. Starks finished eighth in the championship standings and he garnered the Rookie of the Year Award during his first-ever season running for points at ‘The Sprint Car Capital of the World.’

“It definitely gives me some confidence,” he said. “Usually when the Outlaws come to town we’ll have a few races under our belt. In this case everybody is there and it’s the first race of the season without a practice night. It’ll be a little different.”

Starks captured five top-10 finishes, including a ninth-place run during the season finale, last year. He also earned his first career triumph at the track – a win during a preliminary night of the famed Knoxville Nationals.

“We usually start out pretty strong in the beginning of the season,” he said. “I seem to adapt to new tracks and the first race of the season so I think it will play into our hands a little bit. There’s no room for mistakes. Hopefully we can pick up where we left off last year.”

SEASON STATS –

4 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 1 top 10, 1 top 15, 4 top 20s

UP NEXT –

Friday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS –

Website: http://www.TreyStarksRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Starks55Trey

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TreyStarksRacing?fref=ts

APPAREL –

Starks has t-shirts and hoodies for sale at http://www.TreyStarksRacing.com.

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT – J&J Auto Racing

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“I’ve been working with J&J Auto Racing for several years and they build the best product around,” Starks said.

Gobrecht Motorsports would also like to thank E-Z-GO, Champion Brands, FK Rod Ends, Golf Cart Services, Fibreworks Composites, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Beer Hill Gang, Gettysburg Rental Center, Gardy’s Enterprises, Baker Door Company, Moose Lodge 720, Pro Shocks, Auto Meter, KSE Racing Products, Fel-Pro, Taylor Ignition Wires, Miller Welders, K&N Filters, Mettec, Bell Helmets, AL Driveline, DMI, Champion Spark Plugs, ISC Racers Tape, Schroth Racing, HMS Motorsports, Kinsler Fuel Injection, All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads, Ultra Lite Brakes & Components, Rider Automotive, BAPS Motor Speedway and Saldana Racing Products for their continued support.

 

 

Kerry Madsen Guiding Big Game Motorsports Into World of Outlaws Event at Knoxville

Inside Line Promotions – WINDOM, Minn. (May 4, 2020) – Kerry Madsen is riding momentum entering a World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series event at Knoxville Raceway this Friday.

“It’s going to be a pretty tough field so you’ll have to be on point,” he said. “You won’t have much time, two or three laps in hot laps, to be on point. It’s stressful, but I think we’ll be fine.”

The Killer Instinct Crossbows backed Big Game Motorsports driver recorded his best result of the season – a second-place showing – two weeks ago during his most recent race. Madsen led multiple laps and was in contention for the triumph in the final stage despite battling an electrical problem.

Now the team heads to a familiar track in Knoxville, Iowa, where Madsen won twice last year – including the Hard Knox Night during the Knoxville Nationals. Madsen finished with seven podiums and he ended up ninth in the Knoxville Raceway championship standings despite missing multiple races.

“I know what kind of feel that I want,” he said. “You know the track pretty well. Plus, we have good motors. Barring any incidents I think we should be okay.

“(The goal is) running up front, in the top five. Sometimes if it’s not your night you might have to start deep in the field, but we expect to do well.”

Madsen earned the Knoxville Raceway track championship in 2005 and he has 23 career 410ci winged sprint car triumphs at the oval.

SEASON STATS –

6 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 2 top 10s, 4 top 15s, 6 top 20s

UP NEXT –

Friday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS –

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BigGameMotorspt

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Brian Brown Relishing Opportunity to Return to Racing Friday at Knoxville

Inside Line Promotions – GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. (May 4, 2020) – Brian Brown is heading to his favorite race track this weekend as several dozen of sprint car racing’s top drivers have been selected to take part in a World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series invitational.

UP NEXT – Friday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

“It’s a best-case scenario for our team that we could put together being able to go back to Knoxville and it being an Outlaws show,” Brown said. “It’s been a weird 2020 with the pandemic. I feel for all the people that lost their family members or friends and who have been effected. There is a light at the end of the tunnel. Hopefully more tracks will open and everybody does a good job with social distancing and governors will allow racing to resume.”

A Different Atmosphere Without Fans in the Stands

“I’m sure it’s going to be a little different,” Brown said. “You can always hear the PA system going and hearing them cheering. That will be different, but it’s part of it. The fans are a huge part of our racing fraternity and racing family. This isn’t a long-term plan. It’s a short-term plan to get us going. Once we show we can do this professionally with all the things they are requiring hopefully the next step will be to have fans in the stands.”

Readjusting to Racing After Being Off for 12 Weeks

“This is more like a season opener than a part of the 2020 season,” Brown said. “It’s like we had a winter series in Florida and we’re back to hitting the ground. Everybody is itching to go. There can only be one winner. It’s our favorite track and our best track. We have our best motor in and our best car. Hopefully that will be good enough for us to be in contention to win.”

SEASON STATS –

7 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 3 top 10s, 5 top 15s, 5 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS –

Website: http://www.BrianBrownRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrianBrown21

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Brian-Brown-Racing-200630163294222/

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“Tony Ross and his family have been a partner of ours since Day 1 through a couple of different companies,” Brown said. “It’s awesome to see him start a new company from the ground up and build it into a big, successful company.”

Brown would also like to thank Casey’s General Stores, FVP, FVP Stay Tuned, Impact Signs, Awnings, Wraps, Champion Brands, Rams Racing, Weld Wheels, Ditzfeld Transfer, Fischer Body Shop, Maxim Racing, J.D. Welding & Machine, Housby, Smiley’s Racing Products, The Waldinger Corporation, Restless Distillery, Factory Kahne Shocks, C & M Lawn & Landscape, Lincoln Electric, K&N Filters, www.HostIowa.net, FSR Racing Products, Ti64, ATL Tanks, Wolfe Eye Clinic, Bell Helmets, K1 RaceGear, Clem’s Helmets, Vortex Wings, All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, Kenny’s Components, Rod End Supply, Winters Performance Products, Cometic Gaskets, KSE Racing Products, ISC Racers Tape, Kinsler Fuel Injection, Racing Optics, Donovan, Hoosier Tires, NGK Spark Plugs, XYZ Machining, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Red Devil Brakes, Schoenfeld Headers, 6B Apparel, Garrett Racing Engines and MSD Ignition for their continued support.

 

 

5/2/20 Sprint Car Bandits series "PANHANDLE 25" EVENT UPDATE for Monarch Motor Speedway on SATURDAY MAY 9th:

THANK YOU to Sprint Car Bandits race teams & "invading" Sprint Car teams for getting registered to this event!

Registration is now closed as we have reached our capacity to this event for sprint cars. We have excellent teams registered from CO, NM, IN, TX & OK. It's a GREAT mix of drivers.

I will post the registration list tomorrow once I get today over with and can clean up the list so it's more legible. And if I happened to miss anyone at that point (or have name misspelled; etc.), just forward me your registration receipt to dssm93@msn.com and I'll get it researched and revised.

ADVANCE PURCHASE GRANDSTAND TICKETS and registration for the USRA LTDS-FS-TUNERS continues at the registration page:

https://www.sprintcarbandits.com/050920.html

Sprint Teams: Please make sure that your car is SCB rules compliant and you understand our rules and procedures before arriving at the track.The rules link is on the rules tab at SprintCarBandits.com - THANK YOU and see you at the track Sat. May 9!

Please read on if you happen to miss the event press release:

SPRINT CAR BANDITS “PANHANDLE 25” at Monarch Motor Speedway SAT. MAY 9, 7pm! *DRIVER EARLY-ENTRY REQUIRED on 5/1*!

>PLUS HUGE TRIPLE HEADER for 3 USRA Divisions!

Wichita Falls, TX (5/1/20) by DarinShort.com. Race fans and teams that have been to the new Monarch Motor Speedway (west side of Wichita Falls) know that it features incredible dirt track racing with state-of-the-art facilities. And for the second straight year, a blockbuster event is taking place at the ¼ mile ultra-fast speed plant featuring some of the best dirt track racers in the region with the running of the Sprint Car Bandits® (SCB) “PANHANDLE 25” 360C.I. Shootout, paying $2,000 to win and $300/start.

PLUS! The $1,000 to win Limited Modified Madness, $1,000 to win Factory Stock Fracas and $500 to win Tuners Brawl will all be taking place on this one special night - Saturday, May 9th at 7pm! Note that the Sprint Cars will be racing 1st or 2nd division our for the feature events.

:30 Second Rewind from the 2019 SCB Monarch event: An unforgettable night of wild in-your-face action would take place after overnight storms made for a total slurp-fest on the racing surface with elbows-up high speed drama taking place in every division all night long. The SCB feature event saw Will Eggimann (2019 SCB series champion) wrestle the lead away from John Carney II and Tim Crawley. Eggimann would lead til the 2-to-go flags were waved when a lapped car got crossed up and started flipping in front of the lead pack, resulting in Eggimann’s top wing being torn off the car. During the red, with just two laps to go, Eggimann and team decided it was not a safe idea to restart the event sans top wing leading the field…so he went pit-side and John Carney II would take home the $2,000 winners prize, with Harli White driving the wheels off her #17w sprinter coming from 21st to 2nd after a first-lap skirmish.

RACE FANS: Advance discount tickets are available through the end of May 8th (night before the event), by clicking www.SprintCarBandits.com and then tap the top flashing link on the home page, and within about a minute – and fee free – you’ll have your tickets to this awesome event! Note that with social distancing measures in effect we are bound to selling only 25% of the track grandstand capacity – so get your tickets now in case they sell out you…so you won’t miss out!

RACERS: ALL divisions, ALL drivers must pre-enter for this event at the same link as in the above paragraph. Sprint Car Bandits teams will be capped off at 35 for this event, and early registration opens on 5/1/20 at 8am-12pm for the top 35 drivers in 2019 SCB series points. The remainder of the field will be set by all remaining drivers that choose to compete in this event that are SCB legal. If you are not part of the early entry teams, you are urged to get your team registered as close to 12:01pm as possible on Friday May 1st, as we’ve received calls from sprint teams as far away as 9 hours from Wichita Falls expressing interest to join us.

Adult tickets on the day of the race (assuming there are tickets remaining) are $20 (ages 11-54), while kids (ages 6-11) are $5 and Seniors/Active Military are $15. Pit passes on May 9th are $35.

 

 

POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League Aims at Airport Raceway Launch Views: 239 0 POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League Aims at Airport Raceway Launch

Belleville, IL. (05/01/2020) As various states are lifting restrictions on outdoor gatherings, many tracks, series, and leagues are working diligently to offer competitors and fans the best possible racing options all the while keeping everyone’s safety at the forefront. At this junction, POWRi and Airport Raceway officials are moving forward as scheduled with the 5th Annual Midget Round-Up presented by Burtis Motors & RapidCost on May 23rd and May 24th.

Located just ten miles east of Garden City, Kansas, Airport Raceway offers drivers a one-of-a-kind wheeling experience with mid-level banking on “the fastest 1/6th mile-dirt oval in Kansas”. Normally run as a mid-season staple, this year’s running of the Midget Round-Up will kick off the year-long quest for the crown of the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League.

Last season would witness #44s Andrew Felker, from Carl Junction, Missouri, capitalize on this two-day POWRi West Midget League point’s event by winning Night #1, and placing on the podium in Night #2, of the Airport Raceway Midget Round-Up. Using skill, momentum, and points earned from five feature wins Felker would end the season with the top championship banner in the POWRi West.

Not to be outdone with amazing and daring driving features, Night #2 of the Airport Raceway Midget Round-Up would also see #7M Chance Morton, of Coweta, Oklahoma, earning the victory. Driving from a sixth starting spot, Chance would outrun the field to the line, notching his lone 2019 POWRi West Midget League feature victory. Which driver will try to de-thrown Morton as all roads lead to the Sunflower State for Midget supremacy in mid-May?

Heading into the 2020 POWRi West Midget League season with a clean slate of points, every driver is eager to make their case for their own season making moment. With top competitors from all over anxiously awaiting a venue to open the gates for races, this “Midget Round-Up” is taking shape and targets to be a can’t miss show that sends the POWRi West Midget League into a summer of speed and close competition.

The 5th Annual Midget Round-Up presented by Burtis Motors & RapidCost at Airport Speedway will kick off the weekend of fun-filled racing on Saturday, May 23rd followed by Sunday, May 24th as a completely new show following the same timeframes and guidelines.

For more information on the 5th Annual Midget Round-Up presented by Burtis Motors & RapidCost and other resources such as a full 2020 schedule, track rules, and details visit

Follow along with POWRi for more information such as race recaps, updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, on Twitter & Instagram at @POWRi_Racing or on Facebook at POWRi.

 

 

Lake Ozark Speedway Hosting POWRi WAR Sprint League Season Premier

Belleville, IL. (05/01/2020) Following state and regional requirements POWRi and Lake Ozark Speedway officials are excited to unveil a spectacular open-wheel show to kick the racing season off in style. Saturday, May 16th will see the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League roar into action on this ultra-fast, super-racy third of a mile dirt oval.

With a star-studded lineup featuring the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League, ASCS Warrior Region and ASCS Sooner Region, as well as the POWRi Lucas Oil Racesaver 305 Wing Sprints; competitors don’t want to miss out on their first chance to take to the track in 2020. Social Distancing will be implemented within the pits as well as the grandstands for this first point race of 2020. Race fans can catch every lap of the great racing action streaming live over on POWRi TV throughout the evening.

For more information on Lake Ozark Speedway including safety precautions, restrictions and CDC recommended guidelines that LOS has implemented please visit: www.lakeozarkspeedway.net or on all social media platforms @LakeOzarkSpeedway. Lake Ozark Speedway would like to thank Miller County for allowing the reopening of the facility with the safety of our fans and participants coming first.

Fans of POWRi can catch the great racing excitement live on POWRi.TV and @POWRiTV on all social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook.

Follow along with POWRi for more information such as race recaps, updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, on Twitter & Instagram at @POWRi_Racing or on Facebook at POWRi.

 

 

Shelby Tribute Mustang Wins with Champion Modern Muscle Motor Oil

(Clinton, MO / 05.04.20) Champion Brands, LLC, a major player in development and manufacturing of racing and performance products, announced recently the podium finish of the Jonathan Nerren race livery of a Shelby Tribute Mustang utilizing Champion’s robust line of motor oils specifically formulated to maximize the demands of today’s high-performance competition vehicles in the Formula Drift Series.

“We wanted the new model Shelby Mustang to look like Carroll had been racing the car, kicking Ferrari’s ass of course,” says Nerren. “Then he parked it in a field to sit for the last 50 years. The Ingot Silver, Mustang GT was intentionally purchased to be a daily driver. That didn’t last long! Nerren added a full SuperSnake wide body conversion, gave it a “weathered” look and installed all the modifications to make this Mustang a real winning monster on the track including Champion Modern Muscle SAE 5w50 Motor Oil.

For the 2020 season, Jonathan Nerren and his teammate Tyler Nelson will be traveling nationwide as the Shelby American Drift Team in the Pro 1 Series of Formula Drift. Their first event was scheduled to be in Long Beach, California April 10th and 11th, but was canceled due to the Coronavirus. Once things get back to normal, in addition to their Formula D schedule you can find them at events like Holley Ford Fest, Gridlife Midwest, Mustang Week, CJ Pony Parts drift demo, zMAX Dragway for NHRA 4-Wide Nationals, Street Car Takeover and SEMA in Las Vegas. https://www.facebook.com/jnerrendrifts/

Champion Modern Muscle Motor Oils (CCM) provide outstanding levels of fuel economy performance, cleaning power and engine protection, even during extended oil change intervals. These high-performance oils are proven to significantly reduce wear and viscosity breakdown due to advancements in additive engineering.

CMM Motor Oils utilize Champion’s “Blue E.T.®” (Enhanced Technology) racing additive, and Champion’s TVS® (Thermal Viscosity Stabilizer) performance additive. These proprietary technologies deliver unmatched film strength at high temperature, better piston ring seal for maximum compression, and increase horsepower and torque in most engines.

These premium mixtures of full-synthetic base fluids and additives provide maximum durability and protection from wear and viscosity breakdown by including special lubricity modifiers, and premium anti-wear additives This unique robust formulation enables CMM Motor Oils to outperform all leading high-performance synthetic oils.

About the company: Champion Brands, LLC, is a globally recognized industry leader in specialty lubricants for over 64 years. Champion also produces and blends over 350 products including fuel, oil, engine additives, and lubricants for the racing, automotive, heavy truck, agricultural, industrial, and specialty markets. For more information call Champion at 660-890-6231. Champion Brands, LLC; 1001 Golden Drive, Clinton, MO, or go to http://www.championbrands.com


 

 

WHAT IS PERRIS RACER JEFF DYER UP TOO DURING CORONAVIRUS CRISIS?

(Perris, CA, May 1, 2020) Round #3 of interviews with Perris Auto Speedway racers about what they are doing during the coronavirus is on USAC/CRA Sprint Car driver Jeff Dyer. In addition to racing in USAC/CRA, Dyer has picked up a 360 to race in the USAC West Coast and VRA Series’ as well as racing with the California Lightning Sprint Cars. However, all those big plans are currently on hold and in fact, he has not raced since last November. Here is what he has been up to.

The PAS: A lot of people are off work right now, but for those who do not know, you are a California Highway Patrol officer, so it has been work as usual.

Dyer: That is correct. Work as usual. Nothing has really changed in that aspect of life.

The PAS: Is it true that with the freeways being so vacant some people are really trying to take advantage and pretend they are racecar drivers?

Dyer: Yeah, definitely. I work the nighttime, so there are not many people out at night, but usually the people we are getting are well over 100 miles per hour. We are trying to be careful about who we contact. But there are some things we cannot let go, and that is one of them. We cannot look the other way for people that are just acting dumb.

The PAS: How is the coronavirus affecting you away from work?

Dyer: Out of work, my hobbies are racing. That (racing) is pretty much what we do as a family. It (coronavirus) has pretty much stopped all our weekend activities. It stopped that and even simple things like going to home depot to get something to work on the house. All in all, it seems like everything is an inconvenience or delayed.

The PAS: What are you doing to occupy the extra time?

Dyer: I have been doing a lot of yard work. I did a lot of upgrades to my racing trailer. I added some tire mounts, shock mounts and a new toolbox. Stuff like that. I have watched a lot of Netflix movies and got stuck on that stupid “Tiger King” show like everybody else.

The PAS: Man, do not tell me you watched that?

Dyer: I wished I had not watched it, but it was actually kind of funny in the long run. Work keeps me pretty occupied right now as well. At least it gets me out of the house.

The PAS: You had an ambitious season planned. You were going to drive for Cal Smith in the USAC/CRA Series and your own car in the California Lightning Sprint Car Series. In addition, you picked up a chassis out of Arizona and a 360-sprint car to run in VRA and the USAC West Coast Series.

Dyer: Yeah, we had real big plans to race all the time. I also bought my son (Seth) a racecar. I was pretty much going to be busy until the end of the year, but we have not been able to do anything. We were not able to go to Arizona (for the USAC/CRA opener) due to schedule conflicts for me and Cal. So, I have not raced this year. I did one practice day at Ventura.

The PAS: When we do finally get back to racing, do you plan on keeping the same ambitious schedule?

Dyer: Yes, we still plan on doing everything we had planned on whenever they open it up. My 360 will be done soon. I have all of the part and just have to put it all together. I am trying to put on a race in Arizona for the Lightning Sprints on Memorial Day weekend. I have hopes that they might open up (the state) before California.

The PAS: What track?

Dyer: Adobe Mountain Speedway which is in Glendale, Arizona. It is a 1/5 of a mile mini sprint track. I think they have only been open a couple of years. They just did a bunch of upgrades.

The PAS: You mentioned that you bought your son Seth a racecar. Tell us about that.

Dyer: He has been helping me out quite a bit and he has really shown a lot of interest. I went and talked to John Aden (the promoter of Wheel2Wheel Raceway in Victorville, California) and he had a really good used Speedway Sprint for sale. It was a really good price that I could not pass up. I talked to the boss of the house and she gave the okay and I bought it for him for his birthday. He was super happy about that. We have not been to a racetrack to run it, but he has run it in a couple dirt parking lots. With no suspension in those cars it kinda’ beat the crap out of him which is kind of funny. He did not hit anything. I was actually surprised how fast he picked it up and stepped on the gas because he has never driven anything. It is going to be fun watching him.

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CHP officer and sprint car racer Jeff Dyer and his son Seth at Perris Auto Speedway in 2019. Doug Allen photo.

The PAS: You just mentioned the boss of the house, your wife Christina. She is also your owner on your 360 car. How cool is that?

Dyer: Yes, she does own it. I keep telling her that when I buy all the parts and have to spend my own money. I remind her that she is the owner and needs to get her own checkbook out. That hasn’t worked yet, though.

The PAS: You received a chassis from former USAC/CRA car owner John Springstead. You are combining that with Cal’s ex-Rip Williams engine, right?

Dyer: Yeah, it is going to be his engine and my chassis. He will still be the car owner. Trying to upgrade things a little bit to help us get up to the front faster.

The PAS: You are an animal lover. Update us on the pet situation at your house. It must help pass time during the coronavirus crisis.

Dyer: Well, I had a pig, but we ended up getting rid of the pig.

The PAS: Hold on. We will come back to the pig in a minute.

Dyer: We have three Pugs, and an English Spaniel. I always wanted a German Shepard. So, my wife decided to get me a German Shepard puppy for my birthday. So now we have five dogs. It is a handful, but we have a big yard and they all get along.

The PAS: A couple of months ago when you first got the German Shepard, you said she was kind of standoffish. Has she gotten any better?

Dyer: She is still kind of a by herself dog. She likes us sometimes, but she is kind of a loner. She likes the other dogs and likes to play with them, but she does not like to sit on your lap and sit and let you pet her. She only does those on her terms. She is kind of like a big cat.

The PAS: Sounds like she is less maintenance if she acts like a cat.

Dyer: No, I wish. It is all the same maintenance as a dog.

The PAS: Back to the pig. You got a cute little piglet last year. Did not stay that way for long, did it?

Dyer: One day I was getting ready to go to work, and we had not had dinner yet. I told Christina I was hungry. So, she gets her purse and tells me she was going to get me some food. Fast forward to when it was almost time to leave for work and she is still not home, and I am still hungry. She comes running in the house and says, “Hey, I have got to show you something.” The whole time I am thinking she had better have brought me some damn food, but I walk out there, and she has this little piglet in a cage. Her grand idea was that we were going to slaughter this pig and eat it. Well, I am an animal lover. Not going to happen when you sit there and pet it, play with it, feed it, it follows you around and comes when you call it by name (she was named Carnitas). I ended up liking it, but the damn thing got close to 400 pounds. It kept escaping my yard and the city was getting mad at me. It was down to slaughtering it or finding a rescue. A friend found a rescue for it. The pig is now hanging out on a farm.

The PAS: Back to racing. When do you think you will get back on the track?

Dyer: Hopefully, we can get this race together for Memorial Weekend. That would be the first time. It all depends on when we are allowed to go racing at this point.

The PAS: Let us not forget those sponsors.

Dyer: Cal Smith, John Springstead (JSR Racing), T Shirts By Timeless, Safehouse, the Amsoil Oil Twins, Haircuts by Susie and LBA Investigations.

The PAS: Wait a minute. Haircuts by Susie? You do not have a hair on your head!

Dyer: That is my mom. She throws in a little cash every now and then. Even when I had hair on my head, I never let her cut my hair. I never let her cut any girlfriend or wife’s hair that I had either. I didn’t want her to screw up and I get the blame for it. Only kidding!

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Perris Auto Speedway is conveniently located on the SoCal Fair and Event Center (home of October’s Southern California Fair), approximately one-hour east of Los Angeles and one-hour North of San Diego. To get to the track, take the 215 freeway, on the Ramona Expressway and go three miles east to the fairgrounds. For directions on MapQuest, the address to enter is: 18700 Lake Perris Drive and the zip code is 92571.

Perris Auto Speedway wants to thank its corporate partners for the 2019 season. Ahern Equipment Rentals, All Coast Construction, Battery Systems, Budweiser, Bud’s Tire Pro, Chris’ Hauling, City of Perris, Communication Innovations, Daytona Boat & RV Storage, Ed Moore Bullet Proof Driveshaft, Flowdynamics, HD Industries, Hoosier Tires, Inland Rigging, Living Water’s Hospice, LKQ Pick Your Part, Luke’s Transmission, Pepsi-Cola, Pole Position, PrintItNow.com, Rainbow Bolt & Supply, Rugged Radios, Shaver Specialties, Square H, Sunoco Race Fuels, Trench Shoring, Upland Rock, Varner Construction and Vista Paint.

Video and DVD productions of all racing sprint cars events at Perris Auto Speedway are available from Loudpedal Productions. For more information on these productions you can contact them by calling (805) 844-3854, E-mailing mailto:trtruex@gmail.com or you can visit the website LoudPedal Productions.

DVD’s of all the PASSCAR/IMCA racing and Nights of Destruction at The PAS are available from Fourvideos. For more information call (714) 225-9500.

racesatthepas@aol.com is the only authorized Internet address to issue official media news released from The Perris Auto Speedway or Oval Entertainment.

 

 

World of Outlaws Invitational at Knoxville Raceway May 8

The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will host the first-ever spectator-free World of Outlaws Invitational at Knoxville Raceway on May 8.

The 2020 sprint car racing season was completely halted in mid-March due to the Coronavirus pandemic. With Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds' announcement on Tuesday that motorsports tracks in Iowa could resume business but without spectators, the World of Outlaws will host their first sprint car race back at Knoxville Raceway.

Like all of the fans, we also look forward to the day that all of you can join us at the track. However we all understand and respect the Governor's position.

A list of drivers participating in the event will be shared by the World of Outlaws.

The World of Outlaws Invitational was not and is not a part of the 2020 Knoxville Raceway season schedule. The race does not take the place of any scheduled Knoxville Raceway event. Suites will not be open at either the race track or at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame.

Media credential requests must be sent to the World of Outlaws. Knoxville Raceway credentials do not apply to this event.

We are hopeful that we can welcome fans back to the track soon. In the meantime, if you have questions regarding Saturday's event, please contact Kendra Jacobs - KendraJ@KnoxvilleRaceway.com. Tyler Groenendyk Wins Knoxville Virtual League Series Event

Tyler Groenendyk won the first race night of round 2 of the Knoxville Virtual League Series on Thursday, April 30.

Tyler Curtis, Kevin Swindell, Seth Bergman and Chad Morgan rounded out the top five.

The next event will take place on Thursday, May 7. Live action can be viewed at the link below. Watch the Knoxville Virtual League Series Here Wade Aunger Starts New Endeavor from "Down Under"

While the United States continues to practice social distancing and adhere to "stay at home" orders, our friends in Australia are doing the same, including our guest announcer at Nationals Wade Aunger.

Wade has created "Wade's Whirl - A Day in the Leadfoot Life". The Patreon-funded media outlet will feature videos, interviews, insights and Wade's spectacular photography.

Subscriptions are $10 per month. For more information on Wade's Whirl, click the link below.

 

 

West Texas Crude Nationals Coming to Lubbock on May 12-13

Lonnie Wheatley, LUBBOCK, Texas (May 1, 2020) – Dirt track racing begins to ramp back up in the most extreme of forms with Sprint Cars firing back to life in the Lone Star State with the West Texas Crude Nationals presented by Josh Baughman at Lubbock’s West Texas Raceway on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 12-13.

The Invitational event will be contested with ASCS 360-ci engine rules in effect and run under the All Star Circuit of Champions format of qualifying by heat race groups, heat races and features each night.

The Tuesday portion of the event atop the high-banked, 3/8-mile West Texas Raceway clay oval will offer up a $4,000 winner’s share and $800 to start the feature with the ante upped on Wednesday to $6,000-to-win and $1,000-to-start. Both nights will be aired live via PPV at https://www.speedshifttv.com/.

The field of 32-40 Sprint Cars will be accompanied each night by IMCA Modifieds that will be capped at 30 entries.

Adhering to current COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions in place in Texas, both nights of competition will take place with no spectators in the grandstands. Pit entry will be limited to ten people per car.

A vast array of the nation’s top Sprint Car racers are among those already confirmed for the event including two-time and reigning All Star Circuit of Champions titlist Aaron Reutzel, Giovanni Scelzi, Dominic Scelzi, Terry McCarl, Austin McCarl, Carson McCarl, Brock Zearfoss, Joey Saldana, John Carney II, Harli White, Sam Hafertepe, Jr., Justin Sanders, Jake Bubak, Matt Covington, Shane Golobic and Seth Bergman among others.

The complete roster of confirmed competitors for the West Texas Crude Nationals on May 12-13 will be unveiled shortly.

West Texas Raceway last hosted 360-ci Sprint Cars in June of 2018 with Sam Hafertepe, Jr., beating Seth Bergman and Sammy Swindell to the line in an ASCS Speedweek opener.

The West Texas Crude Nationals on May 12-13 is made possible by invaluable partners including Lubbock Wrecker Service, Hollywood Blasting & Coating, Precision Catalyst, Fischer Body Shop, Folkens Brothers Trucking, Dissolvalloy Downhole Revolution, Beard Equipment, Nattress Construction and Momentum Racing Suspensions.

For additional information regarding the West Texas Crude Nationals, contact Josh Baughman at 432-258-3695 or via email at jbaughman@hollywood-tx.com.

 

 

SPRINT CAR BANDITS “PANHANDLE 25” at MONARCH SAT. MAY 9, 7pm!

>PLUS HUGE TRIPLE HEADER for 3 USRA Divisions!

Wichita Falls, TX (5/1/20) by DarinShort.com. Race fans and teams that have been to the new Monarch Motor Speedway (west side of Wichita Falls) know that it features incredible dirt track racing with state-of-the-art facilities. And for the second straight year, a blockbuster event is taking place at the ¼ mile ultra-fast speed plant featuring some of the best dirt track racers in the region with the running of the Sprint Car Bandits® (SCB) “PANHANDLE 25” 360C.I. Shootout, paying $2,000 to win and $300/start.

PLUS! The $1,000 to win Limited Modified Madness, $1,000 to win Factory Stock Fracas and $500 to win Tuners Brawl will all be taking place on this one special night - Saturday, May 9th at 7pm! Note that the Sprint Cars will be racing 1st or 2nd division our for the feature events.

:30 Second Rewind from the 2019 SCB Monarch event: An unforgettable night of wild in-your-face action would take place after overnight storms made for a total slurp-fest on the racing surface with elbows-up high speed drama taking place in every division all night long. The SCB feature event saw Will Eggimann (2019 SCB series champion) wrestle the lead away from John Carney II and Tim Crawley. Eggimann would lead til the 2-to-go flags were waved when a lapped car got crossed up and started flipping in front of the lead pack, resulting in Eggimann’s top wing being torn off the car. During the red, with just two laps to go, Eggimann and team decided it was not a safe idea to restart the event sans top wing leading the field…so he went pit-side and John Carney II would take home the $2,000 winners prize, with Harli White driving the wheels off her #17w sprinter coming from 21st to 2nd after a first-lap skirmish.

RACE FANS: Advance discount tickets are available through the end of May 8th (night before the event), by clicking www.SprintCarBandits.com and then tap the top flashing link on the home page, and within about a minute – and fee free – you’ll have your tickets to this awesome event! Note that with social distancing measures in effect we are bound to selling only 25% of the track grandstand capacity – so get your tickets now in case they sell out you…so you won’t miss out!

RACERS: ALL divisions, ALL drivers must pre-enter for this event at the same link as in the above paragraph. Sprint Car Bandits teams will be capped off at 35 for this event, and early registration opens on 5/1/20 at 8am-12pm for the top 35 drivers in 2019 SCB series points. The remainder of the field will be set by all remaining drivers that choose to compete in this event that are SCB legal. If you are not part of the early entry teams, you are urged to get your team registered as close to 12:01pm as possible on Friday May 1st, as we’ve received calls from sprint teams as far away as 9 hours from Wichita Falls expressing interest to join us.

Adult tickets on the day of the race (assuming there are tickets remaining) are $20 (ages 11-54), while kids (ages 6-11) are $5 and Seniors/Active Military are $15. Pit passes on May 9th are $35.

Directions to Monarch Motor Speedway from I-44 in Wichita Falls: Go 4 Miles West on Hwy 287, Exit FM369 North 0.7 Miles. On Facebook find them at @MonarchMotorSpeedway and their new website is www.MMSdirt.com – so make sure to check out all of the great events scheduled there this season. Advance discount tickets are available at www.SprintCarBandits.com through May 8th.

EVENT DETAILS: Pits Open 3pm, Grandstands 5:30pm (practice social distancing at all times), Pit Meeting/Draw Cutoff 6pm, Hot Laps by 7pm & Racing to Follow, Drivers Must Buy a Pit Pass for Each/ Division they are Racing In. Driver Registration Required

ALL RACE TEAMS in ALL DIVISIONS: Pre-entry for this event is required. Just go to www.SprintCarBandits.com then click the flashing 5/9 event link at the top of the page and you can get yourself entered in about a minute. Registration is open through the night before the event date, it is $35 for all cars in all divisions – however – early entered drivers get their $35 pit pass for free on 5/9 (effectively meaning there is no actual entry fee). Any drivers not pre-entering will be charged a $50 late entry fee upon their arrival on race day (if open spots are still available), plus they’ll have to purchase their pit pass for $35. Drivers choosing to compete in more than one division can do so by simply purchasing an additional pit pass per each division they are competing in (register your second division car now, but purchase your pit passes on race night).

SPRINT RACE TEAMS: all sprint car teams that sign in will draw for heat race starting positions, regardless of their engine C.I. displacement (up to and including 360C.I.) and will receive passing points to determine their straight-up from points feature race starting position. All drivers make sure to read the posted rules at the series website prior to heading to the track.

Purse structure for the SCB “PANHANDLE 25” championship feature: $2,000 – 1,000 – 600 – 500 – 400 – 390 – 380 – 370 – 360 – 350 – 340 – 330 – 320 – 310 – 300…to 20th. All non-qualifiers or non-starters will each receive $100. There is no series membership or license fee and just a $20 nightly draw fee. Drivers are required to go to www.SprintCarBandits.com prior to arrival for complete rules, purse and procedures information. Mufflers, RaceCeivers and Transponders (yellow Westhold) are required.

The Limited Modified Madness and Factory Stock Fracas features event are 20 laps: $1,000 – 600 – 400 – 300 – 225 – 200 – 175 – 150 – 125 – 100…to start. There is a $20 draw fee due at sign in. Mufflers, RaceCeivers and Transponders (yellow Westhold) are required. USRA Limited Modified & USRA Factory Stock car rules are in effect and USRA points will be awarded. Drivers not holding a USRA license can purchase a temp license upon their arrival for $10. $30 to any non-qualifier or non-starter.

Tuners Brawl feature event is 15 laps: $500 – 300 – 200 – 150 – 140 – 130 – 120 – 110 – 100 – 90 – 80 – 70 – 60…to start. Mufflers, RaceCeivers and Transponders (yellow Westhold) are required. USRA Tuner car rules are in effect and USRA points will be awarded. Drivers not holding a USRA license can purchase a temp license upon their arrival for $10. $30 to any non-qualifier or non-starter.

The SCB series has a unique rules package that allows teams to use their current equipment (especially in the engine compartment) yet curbing nightly tire expense...which helps equalize the competition with teams of varying budget sizes. The SCB “20° wing angle rule” also helps by freeing up the cars to be able to pass easier in many cases that also helps reduce excess tire and engine wear. Our ‘one rear tire all night long’ rule has not only saved racers thousands of dollars over the past four years, but to date, we’ve yet to have one tire fail (blow) due to excess tire wear in any feature race we’ve held.

All these small, yet effective changes, have been accomplished without the racers having to purchase something out of the ordinary. And we essentially haven’t changed the rules since the inception of the series at the end of 2015.

And let’s face it, since the events of 9/11/2001 – and now as of late, a lot of the economics of the sport of dirt track racing have changed drastically (especially the cost of travel, track insurance, general crowd sizes, cost of racing components), yet there really hasn’t been much being done on a nationwide level to help counteract those economic impacts. We aren’t trying to say we’ve ‘fixed’ all those impacts, but at least we are doing something to help curb racer expenses – and it’s working.

Our rules package certainly has made for exciting and unpredictable racing outcomes – as there were 18 different feature winners in the past 28 series events!

Click www.SprintCarBandits.com for the latest in series news SCB tour is headed to next. You can also reach the SCB on Facebook, at www.Facebook.com/SprintCarBandits .

If your business is interested in getting involved with the SCB series, please email SprintCarBandits@Outlook.com for more information. There are effective programs available for all sizes of budgets.

We look forward to seeing you Saturday, May 9th when the Sprint Car Bandits 360C.I. “PANHANDLE 25” Sprint Shootout returns to Monarch Motor Speedway in Wichita Falls with high-powered winged Sprint Cars battling on the racy 1/4 mile speed plant, paired with an unforgettable night of racing in the Monarch USRA Divisions!

 

 

DCRP Sets Open Practice for May 16 – Schedule Adjustments Include DCRP Sprint Car Nationals Shift to August 20-22

DODGE CITY, Kan. (April 30, 2020) – In accordance with guidelines set forth by Kansas Governor Laura Kelly on Thursday phasing in the easing of restrictions over the coming weeks regarding the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, Dodge City Raceway Park is tentatively set to resume operations in mid-May.

The track has set Saturday, May 16, as an Open Practice session on both the 3/8-mile DCRP clay oval as well as the 1/7-mile Little DCRP clay oval.

“We look forward to resuming activities at Dodge City Raceway Park,” track manager and promoter Tommie Estes, Jr., commented. “We will continue to be in constant communication with local and state authorities to ensure that we reopen the facility in a manner that is safe for each of our fans, race teams and employees.”

The first racing action will follow on Friday, May 22, with the NOW600 Brandon Barbo Classic atop the Little DCRP clay oval featuring the Micro Sprint divisions of Winged “A” Class, Non-Wing “A” Class and Restricted “A” Class.

The 3/8-mile DCRP track will see its first official action on Saturday, June 6, with the United Rebel Sprint Series taking on the Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars along with a full slate of championship chase action including IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks.

The track’s marquee event, the Lubbock Wrecker Service DCRP Sprint Car Nationals along with the Modified Stampede, has been shifted from the originally scheduled dates of June 18-20 to August 20-22.

Additionally, the Hobby Stock Roundup originally set for May 16 will now take place on June 20 with an added date for Karts and Micros on the Little DCRP track on Sunday, June 21.

Pending any further developments, the balance of the 2020 schedule at Dodge City Raceway Park as well as Little DCRP is as follows:

May 16 – Open practice (both DCRP and Little DCRP)

May 22 – NOW600 Brandon Barbo Classic at Little DCRP (Winged “A” Class, Non-Wing “A” Class, Restricted “A” Class)

June 6 - Season Opener (DCRP vs. URSS Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, IMCA Hobby Stocks)

June 7 – Little DCRP Round One

June 20 – Hobby Stock Roundup – Armed Forces Night ($750-to-win and $75-to-start for IMCA Hobby Stocks along with DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars)

June 21 – Little DCRP Round Two

July 18 – Second Annual Stock Car Shootout ($1,000-to-win and $150-to-start for IMCA Stock Cars along with DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Hobby Stocks)

July 19 – Little DCRP Round Three

July 24 – Driver & Fan Appreciation Night (DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, IMCA Hobby Stocks)

July 26 – Little DCRP Round Four

August 8 – Championship Chase Action (DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, IMCA Hobby Stocks)

August 9 – Little DCRP Round Five

August 15 – Seventh Annual Sport Modified Mayhem North/South Duel ($1,500-to-win, $150-to-start IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, IMCA Hobby Stocks)

August 16 – Little DCRP Round Six

August 20 – DCRP 305 Sprint Car Nationals (DCRP/URSS/SSO) plus IMCA Modified practice & KARS

August 21 – DCRP 305 Sprint Car Nationals (DCRP/URSS/SSO) plus Eighth Annual Modified Stampede heats and qualifiers & KARS

August 22 – DCRP 305 Sprint Car Nationals (DCRP/URSS/SSO) plus Eighth Annual Modified Stampede ($2,500-to-win, $300-to-start) & KARS

September 19 – Eighth Annual Jerry Soderberg Memorial Championship (DCRP vs. URSS Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, IMCA Hobby Stocks)

September 20 – Little DCRP Round Seven

Detailed schedule information is available at https://www.dodgecityraceway.com/schedule/.

Dodge City Raceway Park is located on the south edge of Dodge City, KS, on US 283, then 0.9 miles west on US 56, then 0.1 miles south. For more information, contact the track at 620-225-3277 or check www.dodgecityraceway.com.

 

 

ATTENTION SPRINT CAR BANDITS TEAMS, FANS, TRACK WORKERS & SPONSORS:

As you all know, I normally don't like to launch events until they're 100% complete with flyer & details. However the MAY 9th event is going to be a PRE-REGISTER event with the top 35 in 2019 SCB final point standings being allowed to register first. There is also going to be a limit of 35 sprint cars allowed to enter.

Since things are now moving forward at a geometric pace, here's what I'd really appreciate all of you doing:

-Please like and share this post to everyone has the heads-up that these events are in the pipeline and just around the corner!

-Please save asking your questions to me right now so I can get the Monarch event materials and registration page built and launched

-Assuming things go as planned the rest of today, I plan to OPEN pre-registration for May 9 to the top 35 in 2019 Sprint Car Bandits final points standings at 8AM tomorrow (FRIDAY) until NOON. Then at that point, I'll open up registration to anyone else that is SCB legal for this event.

-Final 2019 Sprint Car Bandits points are located at: https://www.sprintcarbandits.com/results.html

THANK YOU for your patience and understanding while I get everything built today and SCB teams: please be ready to register for the May 9th event between 8AM-NOON tomorrow (link will be provided at that time), so you don't get left out.

Until then, I'm going to get back at it - but I at least wanted you all to know WE ARE RACING...and kicking it all off NEXT SATURDAY at Monarch Motor Speedway!

...Then we'll be off to LoneStar Speedway on Sat. May 16th and 82 Speedway on Sat. June 30th...and also note that our postponed event at KENNEDALE SPEEDWAY PARK is rescheduled for Sat. June 27!

 

 

BETHANY SPEEDWAY OPENS THE 2020 SEASON ON MAY 9th and SPEED SHIFT TV

It's finally time to kick off the 2020 race season at Bethany Speedway. After a short delay of getting to start the season, we now get to race. And the first TWO races will be broadcast on Speed Shift TV.

May 9th will be opening night at Bethany Speedway. With IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars, IMCA Modified, IMCA Stock Car, IMCA Sportmod, Pure Stock and Emod. Yes, six full classes to kick off the 2020 season. The 2nd race will be the following Saturday on May 16th with the same six classes.

In 2019 Bethany Speedway became the track with the most bumper to bumper and door to door racing action, race after race. Some of the highest car counts per class and the fewest yellow flags each and every night provided some of the best racing to watch all summer.

This should be a monumental beginning to the 2020 season. Six of the most popular classes to start, a food truck for your dining at the track, new drivers in all classes, some rookies and some not, drivers coming out of retirement and returning champions. There's not a bad seat in the place. Box seats where you can set in your very own, comfortable, lawn chair.

The best racing action anywhere will be at Bethany Speedway all summer. With the first two races back to back on May 9th and May 16th and on Speed Shift TV.

We do have some social distancing guidelines we still have to follow at this time. But there is room for everybody to accomplish that at Bethany Speedway.

Social distancing rules to start the season at Bethany Speedway

We ask that everyone please read these carefully and thoroughly.

SPECTATORS

1.) Spectators must sit at least 6 feet apart. Family groups may sit together, but everyone else must be 6 feet apart.

2.) Spectators must sit every other row. If you bring a lawn chair for box seats, every other one must be left open.

3.) For any situation where a line may form, at least 6 feet must remain between each person in line. This is in effect for the ticket booth, food truck, beer shack and bathrooms.

4.) At the food truck, there will be NO community condiment area. All condiments will be added by the staff if wanted.

5.) To try to keep lines down, for the month of May, each spectator is permitted one small soft sided cooler (about 8 in. x 12 in. in size).

6.) DO NOT stand in the isle area to spectate. If you are not getting concessions, you must be seated in the bleachers.

7.) It is highly recommended each spectator wear a mask.

8.) We will have people on property monitoring these guidelines. We will also have markers around the property.

9.) If you do not feel well, please stay home.

10.) Refusal to follow these guidelines may result in removal from the property.

DRIVERS AND CREW

1.) Please stay within your respective pit area as much as possible.

2.) When outside your pit area, please remain at least 6 feet from others.

3.) You may go up and watch the racing. However when spectating from the pit area, the spectator guidelines above apply to you as well.

4.) It is highly recommended everyone in the pit area wear a mask.

5.) We will have our computer system auto draw for you at driver check in. To the superstitious drivers out there, we are sorry about this one, but it will be in effect. Redraw will also be done the same way.

6.) For classes running transponders, you will be given a transponder in a plastic bag at check in.

7.) When checking in or getting a pit pass at the pit shack, same as spectators, remain at least 6 feet apart.

8.) If you do not feel well, please stay home.

9.) Refusal to follow these guidelines may result in removal from the property.

WHAT CAN YOU DO TO HELP?

1) Drivers, either fill out the registration form online once we get it up. We will send out a link once we do so.

2) The driver’s meeting will be posted to Facebook on race night. Make sure to watch. We will not gather for a traditional driver’s meeting.

3) Adhere to these guidelines. If everyone actively follows these, we will be able to hold our race safely.

Sincerely, Bethany Speedway

 

Brotherton Brewing Company shows open wheel support by continuing partnership with Justin Whittall

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

VINCENTOWN, N.J. (April 29, 2020) – Poured and enjoyed in pubs and eateries throughout the Garden State, Shamong’s Brotherton Brewing Company has molded into one of New Jersey’s premier craft brewers, quickly building a reputable brand and an extensive beer list that hit the ground running in 2015.

Utilizing a 15-barrel brewhouse to keep up with the ongoing demand, the company’s backbone is quality and experience, simultaneously valuing and respecting all of beer’s key ingredients.

With the intent to help pad a successful sprint car campaign in Central Pennsylvania, as well as attract a new following of craft beer lovers, Brotherton Brewing Company will once again join forces with Justin Whittall and JW Motorsports in 2020, working hard to not only outdo their 2019 list of highlights, but ultimately earn a first-ever 410 sprint car victory.

“We certainly love Brotherton Brewing Company, for more than one reason,” laughed Justin Whittall. “It’s pretty incredible to see how far they’ve come since their opening in 2015. We love their support and we love their beer. They’re support will do big things for our team in 2020.”

Brotherton Brewing Company and JW Motorsports will continue their season as soon as racing is permitted to resume. Ongoing social distancing guidelines as the result of COVID-19 has made the return to competition difficult.

“We are getting restless,” Whittall continued. “I can’t wait to get back to the track.”

Those wanting to learn more about Brotherton Brewing Company should visit online at www.brothertonbrewing.com. A full list of venues now serving Brotherton beers can be found on the website here https://www.brothertonbrewing.com/bb1/locations.html.

ABOUT BROTHERTON BREWING COMPANY:
Brotherton Brewing Company is a craft beer brewery located in Shamong, New Jersey. It started out as a dream for five lifelong friends to someday open a craft brewery. To push the boundaries of craft beer style and flavor. And to create some of the best tasting and most exciting beers for everyone to enjoy. After many years of planning, paperwork, construction, and just plain jumping through hoops, that dream is now a reality. Visit Brotherton Brewing Company online at www.brothertonbrewing.com.

SPECIAL THANKS:
Justin Whittall and JW Motorsports would like to thank all of their marketing partners including: Brotherton Brewing Company, Pioneer Auto Body, Mid-Atlantic Transport, Worldwide Bearings, FK Rod Ends, Stilo Helmets, JG Kronenberger Fine Jewelry, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Enterprise, Ground Blind Boys, Ryan Taylor Graphics.

SOCIAL MEDIA:
Be sure to follow Justin Whittall and JW Motorsports on all of the available social media networks including Facebook: www.facebook.com/justinwhittallmotorsports and Twitter: www.twitter.com/justinwhittall. Fans should keep up with Justin Whittall on the Web at www.fullyinjected.com, as well as at the official online home of JW Motorsports: www.justinwhittallmotorsports.com.

STATS:
2019 Highlights: Kicked off 2019 season with 18th and 14th place finishes at Lincoln Speedway and Williams Grove Speedway, respectively. Finished tenth at BAPS Motor Speedway on Sunday, April 7, the result of a charge from 17th. Scored top-ten (ninth) during action at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, May 11. Qualified for WoO main event at Bridgeport Speedway on May 21. Finished 14th during Bob Weikert Memorial finale at Port Royal Speedway on May 26. Finished second at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, June 15. Climbed from 22nd to 11th at Port Royal Speedway on June 22. Finished eighth at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, July 20. Finished tenth at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, August 10. Finished third at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, August 24.

 

 

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame Induction Weekend Rescheduled for July 31 and August 1!

(National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum) April 29, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 31st Annual National Sprint Car Hall of Fame induction festivities scheduled for Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30, will now be held Friday, July 31, and Saturday, August 1 in Knoxville, Iowa.

“The health of our supporters, National Sprint Car Hall of Fame inductees and our staff remains the highest priority for us here in Knoxville,” says National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Executive Director, Bob Baker. “We just didn’t think it was feasible for us to gather in large groups in late May. Rescheduling for August gives everyone some time to plan, and hopefully, we’ll be back to some sense of normalcy by then.”

One of the highlights of the weekend includes the attendance of previous National Sprint Car Hall of Fame inductees, making the Friday, July 31, festivities at the museum a “must attend” event. This year, light snacks and soft drinks will get things underway at 6 p.m.

Following refreshments, at 7 p.m., our annual salute to our inductees on the museum’s second floor will commence! The roundtable of previous inductees always includes an open mic discussion with plenty of storytelling and fun times!

The reception is FREE and open to the public. We will again be treated to a night of stories from some of the greats of the sport! Invitations are going out to our inductees soon, so stay tuned for who to expect in Knoxville during Induction weekend and our Friday night festivities!

Saturday, August 1, will mark the 31st Annual National Sprint Car Hall of Fame induction banquet. The banquet will begin at Noon, and again be held at the Dyer-Hudson Hall on the Marion County Fairgrounds in Knoxville. Those individuals being inducted for their career achievements include: Drivers – Greg Hodnett, Tim Shaffer and Jeff Swindell; Owners-Mechanics-Builders-Manufacturers-Car Sponsors – Walt Dyer and Paul Leffler; Promoters-Officials-Media Members-Event/Series Sponsors – Don Lamberti and Spencer Riggs; and Pre-1945 Era – Bill Cummings. Hall of Famers Dave Argabright and Pat Sullivan will emcee the event. Following Saturday’s induction, inductees’ families and friends are invited back to the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum’s second floor for the unveiling of the new inductees’ plaques.

Tickets for Saturday’s induction banquet are $30 and can be ordered by contacting Lori DeMoss at 641-842-6176 or by e-mail at LDeMoss@SprintCarHoF.com. Tickets the day of the banquet will be $35. The banquet will again be held at Noon in the Dyer-Hudson Hall on the Marion County Fairgrounds in Knoxville, Iowa. Festivities will get underway with a catered luncheon from Rib Shack.

Saturday night’s events at the Knoxville Raceway include racing with the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions plus the 360 sprint cars.

The museum itself is tentatively scheduled to open May 15, pending current policies concerning the pandemic in Iowa.

For more information on the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum and the special events happening here, visit www.SprintCarHoF.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum
One Sprint Capital Place
Knoxville, IA 50138
Phone: 641-842-6176
Fax: 641-842-6177

 

 

REVISED PERRIS AUTO SPEEDWAY PRACTISE SESSION RULES

(Perris, CA, April 29, 2020) Below you will find updated rules for private practice sessions at Perris Auto Speedway beginning on May 2nd. Anyone wishing to rent the track, please read all conditions.

Effective today we are now required per our Insurance Company to have a licensed EMT present at all private practices with one car on the track. The new Rental Track Fees will be as follows; Daytime Rental (4 hours) - $660 and Nighttime Rentals during daylight savings $1,300. The additional restrictions have remained the same.

Pursuant to Riverside Counties Health Officer’s Order of April 20, 2020, which permits “Non Contact Outdoor Sports” such as Motocross, Golf, Tennis, Pickleball and Shooting Ranges, Perris Auto Speedway is planning to reopen effective May 2, 2020 for Private Practices with the following conditions;

1. All practices will follow Riverside County Health orders regarding COVID-19.

2. Social Distancing Guidelines will be enforced.

3. All Individuals will be required to execute a COVID-19 Release of Liability for the Lake Perris Fairgrounds and Oval Entertainment, LLC.

4. Provide one hand sanitizing station.

5. Infield Restrooms will be cleaned and sanitized before and after each private practice with approved antimicrobial products.

6. Only one person at a time may enter the restrooms.

7. Remove all trash cans and require each person to remove their trash from the facility after the private practice.

8. NO SPECTATORS ALLOWED.

9. Each Car will only be allowed one additional individual to assist the Driver.

10. Maximum of ten individuals including Oval’s Staff per private practice.

11. Maximum of 4 cars for each practice.

12. For a single car practice the race team may have up to 8 individuals including the Driver.

13. No minors (unless they are the Driver) will be allowed.

14. Face coverings, such as scarves, bandanas, neck gatters, or fabric coverings must be worn at all times.

15. One car on the track at a time until further notice.

EVERYONE MUST COMPLY WITH THESE CONDITIONS. IF NOT THE TRACK MAY BE AT RISK OF ANOTHER CLOSURE. RACE FANS PLEASE DO NOT COME TO THE SPEEDWAY TO WATCH ANY PRACTICES. SECURITY WILL BE IN PLACE AND THE FACILITY WILL BE LOCKED DOWN DURING EACH PRACTICE SESSION.

On the weekends, the Speedway will be available for a morning session from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, an afternoon session from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm and a nighttime session from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Weekdays the track can be rented mornings, afternoons and during the evenings. In order to book a date and time please email Don Kazarian at kazariandon@gmail.com.

We are all in this together! As conditions change on maximum gatherings per the Riverside County Health Office, the Speedway will update the provisions accordingly.

To keep up with all the latest Perris Auto Speedway news, photos, gossip and receive special offers, please use the following links:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Perris-Auto-Speedway/113876798686480?ref=hl

Twitter: Perris Auto Speedway on Twitter.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/perrisautospeedway/

Website: http://perrisautospeedway.com/

Perris Auto Speedway is conveniently located on the SoCal Fair and Event Center (home of October’s Southern California Fair), approximately one-hour east of Los Angeles and one-hour North of San Diego. To get to the track, take the 215 freeway, on the Ramona Expressway and go three miles east to the fairgrounds. For directions on MapQuest, the address to enter is: 18700 Lake Perris Drive and the zip code is 92571.

Perris Auto Speedway wants to thank its corporate partners for the 2019 season. Ahern Equipment Rentals, All Coast Construction, Battery Systems, Budweiser, Bud’s Tire Pro, Chris’ Hauling, City of Perris, Communication Innovations, Daytona Boat & RV Storage, Ed Moore Bullet Proof Driveshaft, Flowdynamics, HD Industries, Hoosier Tires, Inland Rigging, Living Water’s Hospice, LKQ Pick Your Part, Luke’s Transmission, Pepsi-Cola, Pole Position, PrintItNow.com, Rainbow Bolt & Supply, Rugged Radios, Shaver Specialties, Square H, Sunoco Race Fuels, Trench Shoring, Upland Rock, Varner Construction and Vista Paint.

Video and DVD productions of all racing sprint cars events at Perris Auto Speedway are available from Loudpedal Productions. For more information on these productions you can contact them by calling (805) 844-3854, E-mailing mailto:trtruex@gmail.com or you can visit the website LoudPedal Productions.

DVD’s of all the PASSCAR/IMCA racing and Nights of Destruction at The PAS are available from Fourvideos. For more information call (714) 225-9500.

racesatthepas@aol.com is the only authorized Internet address to issue official media news released from The Perris Auto Speedway or Oval Entertainment.

 

 

Attica Raceway Park puts racing on hold, adds dates in August


Wednesday, April 29, 2020

ATTICA, Ohio - Due to the State of Ohio's orders prohibiting gatherings of over 10 people because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Attica Raceway Park has cancelled racing planned for May. However, thanks to cooperation from the Attica Fair Association, the track is investigating adding races later this summer.

"Ohio's Finest Racing" speed plant is planning to add racing on Friday, Aug. 7 featuring the Callie's Performance Products 410 sprints, the Propane.com/Dirt Nerds Podcast Late Models and the Fremont Fence 305 Sprints. After being off Friday, Aug. 14 for the Attica Fair, the track will return to racing for three straight double-header weekends - Friday. Aug. 21 with the all three divisions and Saturday, Aug. 22 with the 410 and 305 sprints and dirt trucks (no points or late models in cooperation with Oakshade Raceway and Wayne County Speedway); Friday, Aug. 28 (410 and 305 sprints, late models for championship night) and Saturday, Aug. 29 (410 and 305 sprints and dirt trucks); and Friday, Sept. 11 (410 and 305 sprints and dirt trucks.

"The revised schedule is tentative depending on when the governor allows us to get the season started. We want to get as many races in as possible while juggling and working with other tracks' schedules. We pray our race teams, fans and employees stay safe and healthy," said Rex LeJeune, Director of Operations at Attica Raceway Park.

Keep tabs on the ongoing race schedule at www.atticaracewaypark.com or follow the track on Twitter @atticaracewyprk or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/atticaracewaypark and Instagram at attica_raceway_park.

 

 

QUAKER STEAK & LUBE DIRT TRACK HEROES EVENT RETURNS TO PALMER PARK MALL IN 2021, MARCH 5, 6, & 7 TENTATIVE DATES

The 14th Annual Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Car Show will proudly return in 2021 with the event again taking place at the Palmer Park Mall in Easton, PA. Tentative show dates are March 5, 6 and 7. The show will run Friday, Saturday and Sunday following the success of the event this year.

An interesting point about this show is that it is absolutely FREE for the viewing public across all three days.

Some 85 race cars filled the Palmer Park Mall with numerous activities showcasing the fun-filled weekend. Activities included a Tire Change Competition, the Premio Sausage Eating Challenge, Slot Car Racing, RC Car Racing and a long list of racing celebrity interviews with special guests and racing videos going on throughout the Dirt Track Heroes Show Room.

It has become a great social gathering for the racing community, bringing together the many legends of our local auto racing scene, current day stars and as always, a salute to the youthful talent looking to break into the sport at a very young age. It is very heart-warming to watch the kids take to the microphone for their very first interview as a racing celebrity.

Numerous vendors were at the show and provided very positive feedback for the event that made its’ first presentation at the Palmer Park Mall. The many food locations in the Mall were especially busy and the buzz for the Mall merchants was especially positive. Looking to the 2021 show, we hope to further engage many if not all the stores to get more involved in the event.

The over-whelming request from the vendors was to open the Friday portion of the show when the Mall opens at 10 AM, verses opening the show at 4 PM. This will allow to accommodate increased traffic show.

The event honored many including legendary modified driver/promoter Doug Hoffman, Steve and Ed Pados along with Billy Tanzosh being recognized by the Mayor of Nazareth. One of the event highlights was the big turnout for the stars of Dorney Park Speedway.

The Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Car Show will expand to fully utilize the Show Room (formerly BON-TON). We have early verbal commitments from the Flemington Historical Society and the Tri-State Organization to be part of this event in 2021. These two groups bring so much to the event and we are thrilled that they are looking to be part of the 2021 edition of Dirt Track Heroes.

A special thank you is extended to all the sponsors who made this event possible to include Quaker Steak & Lube, IRCO Credit Union, Thunder on the Hill Racing Series, Premio Foods, Dirt Track 187 Media, Smith Fabrications, Snyder Videos, ARM Automotive, Moe Pagni, APS Powder Coating, Murante Auto Repair Shop, Carl’s Auto Repair, Smitty’s Collision Center, Jeff’s Automotive Service, Hamlin Speedway, Snyderville Raceway, Oreville Karts, Blue Mountain, Keystone and West End racing groups.

The Palmer Park Mall is located in Easton, PA, at the intersection of Route 248 and Park Avenue, just off route 22/78. It is a single-story mall, with 457,743 square feet of shopping.

Palmer Park Mall Hours:

Thurs-Sat: 10am-9pm

Sunday: 11am-6pm

 

 

The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will return to racing on Friday, May 8 at Knoxville Raceway.

The event will be held without spectators per the state of Iowa's social distancing restrictions.

A full World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series format will be followed with a full World of Outlaws purse. The invited teams will be a mixture of full-time World of Outlaws teams, as well as local, regional and national stars, following a selection process guided by the World of Outlaws.

DIRTVision will broadcast the full event and will be offering a 20% discount on any new FAST PASS all-access subscription. A single-event pay-per-view purchase will be available at least three days prior to each event using Voucher Code: RETURNKNOXVILLE. Existing FAST PASS subscription holders will receive a commemorative gift from DIRTVision.

The "Behind Closed Doors" event will be the first of two events held in Iowa next month. The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series will compete at Boone Speedway on Friday, May 15.

Complete safety guidelines that will be followed at both events, including staffing and team limitations, cleaning processes and more can be viewed

 

 

Brock Zearfoss Claims Inaugural American Shaman CBD Oil Open Wheel Nationals pres. By Real-Geese Silhouette

(PETERSEN MEDIA)- Saturday night during the inaugural running of the American Shaman CBD Oil Open Wheel Nationals pres. By Real-Geese Silhouette at Park Jefferson Speedway, Brock Zearfoss capped an extremely successful event by claiming the $6000 top prize and earning the win.

“I am extremely proud of the event, and very thankful for the teams that participated and the partners, and fans, that stepped up and continued to add to this race and make it that much more special,” Front Row Challenge Ent, LLC.’s Terry McCarl said. “I feel this event was very successful and is the steppingstone to get racing started for all tracks and organizations.”

Working closely with city officials, the Open Wheel Nationals pres. By Real-Geese Silhouette went on as scheduled with 31 Sprint Cars and 32 IMCA Modifieds filling the pit area. With fans being asked not to attend last minute, fans tuned in to SpeedShiftTV in masses to take in what is believed to be the only LIVE sporting event in the World on Saturday night.

With 31 Winged 410 Sprint Cars checked in to Park Jefferson Speedway, Aaron Reutzel got the action kicked off by earning quick time honors during time trials and taking home the $500 bonus courtesy of JD Welding and Machine.

Moving into heat races, wins would go to Blake Hahn, Kyle Offill, Scotty Thiel, and Brendan Mullen. All four drivers would take home $310 thanks in part to Kevin Rudeen of Rudeen Racing, and Allan Holland of Hoseheads.com.

After a quick shower forced the delayed start to the feature event, fans were in for a treat as the race came to life. Kokomo, IN driver, Parker Price-Miller would jump out to the early lead aboard his Dietz Motorsports entry, as he looked to pick up his first win with the upstart team that made their debut during Florida Speedweek back in February.

As PPM continued to lead the way, QuickTime qualifier and reigning All Star Circuit of Champions titlist, Aaron Reutzel moved into second and would challenge the youngster as they raced through slower traffic.

A late restart would put Reutzel on Price-Miller’s rear bumper, and when the race went back green PPM darted away only to see the yellow flag erase his advantage. Another restart would see Retuzel hang with the leader, but PPM continued to hold the advantage until his machine sputtered and lost power as he lost fuel and coasted to a stop.

With Reutzel out front, Kerry Madsen would look to challenge in the late stages of the race as he ran in the second position just ahead of third running Brock Zearfoss. As the battle for the lead heated up between Retuzel and Madsen as they worked through traffic, Reutzel’s machine with stumble with low fuel, and Madsen would be forced to check up as he made contact with Reutzel’s rear bumper.

As this took place, Zearfoss had the open track and was able to drive by both of them coming to the white flag as the race’s new leader. Able to keep Madsen and Austin McCarl at bay during the final lap, Zearfoss would come home as the race winner as he pocketed $6100 for his efforts over Kerry Madsen who banked $2750, Austin McCarl in third which paid $2000, Ian Madsen in fourth $1350, and Channin Tankersly who rounded out the Top-5 and netted $1250 for his efforts.

Anthony Macri, Kyle Offill, Jake Blackhurst, Jody Rosenboom, and Chad Boespflug would each round out the Top-10.

Special awards that were handed out on Saturday night included Long Tow which went to Kyle Offill courtesy of Pat Renken. The Hard Charger Award went to Jake Blackhurst who took home $750 courtesy of Brandon Black, and Capital Renegade Custom Trailers and Toters.

Iowa Concrete and Grinding and Coating added positions bonuses for 10th, 11th, and 12th, and Kevin Rudeen, Sprint Car 101, and Checkered Flag Media awarded $450 to the first non-qualifier in the ‘B’ Main.

Other bonuses that were handed out included Beer Hill Gang’s $100 to the highest finishing driver from PA, a new Right Rear to feature event winner Brock Zearfoss courtesy of SeaFoam Motor Treatment, a $250 bonus went to Parker Price-Miller for leading the best lap in the feature from Hummer Motorsports, a $100 bonus to 11th place from Todd Lebo, $100 for the Hard Luck Award from Park Jefferson, and Real-Geese, and the 7th place bonus from Top Shelf Racing Podcast.

Front Row Challenge Ent., LLC would like to extend another thank you to Kevin Rudeen for his overall contribution to the event as he added $6000 to the overall purse, Real-Geese Silhouette and American Shaman CBD Oil for their roles as the title sponsor, and Park Jefferson Speedway for acting as such a gracious host.

Another added bonus from this event came in the way of a $1500 donation to the Faith Action Food Bank from Rudeen Racing, Front Row Challenge Ent. LLC, and Park Jefferson Speedway.

“It was a lot of work, but in the end it was a very rewarding event and I am glad to see the positive feedback from it,” McCarl added. “On top of the race being awesome, I am really excited we were also able to give back to the community and donate $1500 to the Faith In Action Food Bank.”

REAL-GEESE SILHOUETTE: Based out of Bradner, OH, Real Geese manufactures several different models of silhouette decoys for the waterfowl hunter. Offering different price ranges, and options, Real-Geese uses digitally enhanced, detailed images, the highest quality materials, and most advanced production methods on their products to provide an unmatched durability. For more info on Real-Geese head over to www.webfootdecoys.com.

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JOIN THE TEAM- Any marketing partners interested in getting involved with Front Row Challenge Enterprise, LLC, please reach out to 515-957-0020.

 

 

THE GREEN FLAG WAVES ON CHCKRD The new motorsports racing-only app that gives back

BYRAM, Conn. (April 28, 2020) - Making its way off pit-road and out onto the track, chckrd, the subscription-based, racing-only social app is active and available in the Android and Apple Marketplaces. A brand-new way for the racing community to interact digitally, chckrd delivers a social media platform where users’ interests are common and the exchange of information is consistent; racing.

Designed with an interface that reflects other popular social media platforms, chckrd members share a common wall space called the "Straightaway" where all posts line up. Users also select groups designated to their specific competitive interests. From Formula1 to Dirt to Karting to Motocross to Lawn Tractor, all racing disciplines are welcomed and encouraged to join and interact.

“We wanted to give the motorsports community a social platform that focuses solely on racing and nothing else. No politics, breakfast pictures, cat videos or any of the other noise that comes with ‘big social.’ This is for racing and racing only,” explained Chris Muller, Founder and Crew Chief of chckrd. “This gives people a new venue to exchange headlines, results, photos, videos, events, and any other hot topics but, strictly pertaining to racing.”

Muller continued, “The face of chckrd is an exclusive racing community that resembles popular social media platforms. The heart of chckrd is a creative business model that financially fuels that racing community.”

For a nominal monthly subscription, members gain access to an exclusive motorsports community along with a chance to give back to racing.

“We think we’ve solved the catch-22 of racing; low purse equals low racer count, low racer count equals low purse. When members join chckrd, they designate a track to fuel. When a track meets certain thresholds, chckrd sponsors a monthly purse at that track. The more track designations, the larger the chckrd purse,” Muller continued.

Those wanting to download the app and experience a free trial can do so by visiting their respective app stores and searching for chckrd, or via chckrd.com.

Muller concludes, "The motorsports community is passionate about racing and we here at chckrd are passionate about helping and being a part of the motorsports racing community.”

About chckrd:

Launched in April of 2020, chckrd was developed for the sole purpose for which it was intended, motorsports. The subscription-based app gives the motorsports community a racing specific social platform to share information pertaining to everything on wheels. After subscribing and building a profile, users have the availability to join a variety of groups specific to their racing interests. In addition, members ultimately benefit racing, as portions of their subscription is designated to increase monthly purses. chckrd is currently available in the Android and Apple Marketplaces.

 

 

With a revised schedule on horizon, a letter to racers and fans from Lucas Oil Speedway's GM

WHEATLAND, Missouri (April 28, 2020) - As Lucas Oil Speedway prepares to announce a revised 2020 schedule soon, here is "A Letter from General Manager Danny Lorton" to racers, fans and friends:

"We hope everyone is doing well and staying healthy during this time. Since this COVID-19 stay-at-home order began, we have been working closely with our local, regional and state officials to learn what guidelines we will have to follow when we can re-open. As things do re-open, there will be restrictions and policies in place. Our first priority is to insure the safety of our staff, spectators and participants as we work on re-opening the track as soon as possible for participant-driven events. We have created social distance compliant plans specifically as they apply to our facility.

"We know that everyone is anxiously awaiting the return to racing. However, everyone needs to have a solid personal protection plan in place as it relates directly to them. We encourage everyone to follow the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines regarding how you conduct your daily lives so that life can quickly return to normal. We suggest you make plans to acquire your personal protection equipment and bring it with you to the track. We believe that as we re-open there will be challenges as it comes to human interaction. For that reason, we are encouraging everyone to start preparing now for a more streamlined process of operations when we return to action.

"When we return to action there will be a different way of doing business. Our staff may be wearing masks and gloves and using hand sanitizer on a regular basis. We will have hand sanitizing stations around the facility. We will have disposable mask available if you wish to wear one. We will do whatever it takes to provide a safe place for you.

"All of our restrooms are equipped with permanent hand sanitizing dispensers and are stocked throughout the facility. We are well-stocked and able to service events for the duration of the 2020 season. Restrooms will be sanitized frequently throughout the night's event. Concession stands will follow all guidelines in place for local food service businesses. We will be open with a limited menu of food items.

"Please watch the Lucas Oil Speedway website and our social media outlets for the latest updates. We are developing a new 2020 schedule as well as policies and procedures that we plan on releasing very soon. We appreciate your continued support and look forward to seeing you again at the races."

Lucas Oil Speedway's Big Adventure RV Weekly Championship Series features racing in four divisions - Pitts Homes USRA Modified, Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mods, Warsaw Auto Marine & RV ULMA Late Models and O'Reilly Auto Parts Street Stocks.

 

 

Ian Madsen 4th on Saturday at Open Wheel Nationals

PETERSEN MEDIA- Taking advantage of an opportunity to race, Ian Madsen and KCP Racing made the trip to Park Jefferson Speedway in South Dakota on Saturday night and came away with a fourth-place finish during the Open Wheel Nationals.

“The guys gave me a really good car all night, and I thought we were plenty good enough to battel for the win,” Madsen said. “Unfortunately, a slower car was trying to exit the track in front of us and it forced us off the racing surface and we fell back to 12th.”

With the allotted 32 cars all checking in for action on Saturday, Madsen kicked his night off by timing the Logan Contractors Supply, Inc./Aspen Aire/Royal Flooring backed No. 18 machine in fifth quickest.

Finishing fifth in his heat race, the St. Marys, NSW pilot made the transfer into the 25 lap feature event where he would roll off the starting grid from the sixth position.

Following a caution negating the opening start, the skies would open up and a quick rain shower would delay the show as cars were summoned to the infield as crews were able to tend to their drivers during the delay.

Back underway a lightning fast surface saw Madsen hang inside the Top-five until the leaders got into traffic. Able to keep pace inside the lead pack, Madsen would be forced to take drastic measures as he went off the racing surface to avoid a car exiting the racing surface. Falling back to 12th, he would have his work cut out for himself.

Slicing and dicing his way back forward, Madsen would get back into the Top-Five late in the race, and would benefit from a car running out of fuel in the closing laps as he would take the fourth position, where he would go on to finish.

“It was great to get back to racing, and get to a track,” Ian Madsen said. “Really happy with how we went after having a couple months off, and we are all hopeful we can get back to a track sooner than later. I’d like to extend a huge thanks to all of our partners who continue to stick with us while we all wait this out.”

Ian and his KCP Racing team would like to thank Logan Contractors Supply Inc., Aspen Aire, Royal Flooring, Bobcat, , Ted’s Body Shop, Team Excavating, Cox Design and Fabrication, TammyHeckart.com, Quality Traffic Control, BergenKDV, P, and BK Racing Titanium for their support this season.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-8, Wins-0, Top-5’s- 5, Top 10’s-5

ON TAP: Ian and KCP Racing are unsure when and where their next race will be.

STAY CONNECTED: To keep up with Ian, make sure you follow him on twitter by clicking over to www.twitter.com/IanMadsen. You can also visit the team’s website at www.kcpracing.com, and follow the team on Twitter @KCPRacing. You can also stay up to speed with DTM Motorsport by clicking over to their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/dtmmotorsport7/.

 

 

Kyle Offill Notches Top-10 at Open Wheel Nationals

PETERSEN MEDIA: Making the trip out to South Dakota to take part in the Open Wheel Nationals on Saturday night, Kyle Offill made the most of his first appearance at the Park Jefferson Speedway as he picked up a seventh place finish.

“Saturday was a pretty great night for our race team,” Kyle Offill said. “Qualifying set us back a little but rebounded pretty well in our heat, and then I was able to recover from a self-inflicted mistake in the feature.”

With the maximum 32 cars checked in for the Saturday night showcase, Offill timed the Country Builders/Ochoco West/Brown and Miller backed no. 88 entry in 21st quickest in time trials.

With Dillon Paddock and crew going to work before heat race action, Offill would take advantage of the front row starting position. Running second to Carson Short for much of the race, Offill would be in the right place at the right time when Short had issues and was able to pick up the heat race win.

Qualifying for the 25-lap feature event, the Tracy, CA driver would roll off the starting grid from the 13th position. Taking the green flag, Offill would lose the handle heading into turn one as he spun his machine out and was forced to restart from the tail end of the field.

During the yellow, the sky would open up and a brief rain shower would saturate the grounds and cause a delay in the program.

Back underway, Offill would take advantage of being in the back as he would venture to the high side of the speedway and find a line that nobody else was using and began to work his way back through the field.

Following a late caution, Offill found himself inside the Top-10 in some action packed racing action and was able to get up into the sixth position. In the race’s waning laps, Aaron Reutzel would run out of fuel and it was cause Offill to check up and give up one position as he slipped back to seventh where he would finish.

“I really made a big mistake on the start of the race that set us back,” Offill said. “After the rain we were able to make the top work and really make up a ton of ground. Getting back into the Top-10, the final laps of the race were some of the most action packed laps I have been a part of and it was a lot of fun. Thank you to Dillon Paddock for the hard work, and all of the great people who made this possible.”

A trip like this couldn’t have been made possible without the great partners behind Country Builders Racing, as well as the great partners of the event that Terry and Lori McCarl put together. After going back and forth on even taking the trip out from California, Kyle, his father Keith, and the entire family are thankful for all the added bonusses that were up for grabs.

“This event was put on by Terry and Lori McCarl who are close friends of ours, and that’s what even got the ball rolling for us to go,” Keith Offill said. “With the mandates changing last minute we almost cancelled the trip, but with some heavy persistence we decided to go and had a great time. We have to thank our great partners for supporting us, but we also want to thank all the people who added to the event as well. Kevin Rudeen and Alan Holland of Hoseheads added to our heat race win. Pat Ranken and Brian McCanley made a long tow award possible. A seventh place bonus was made possible by Auto Sitterly, and Top Shelf Racing, and a Highest Finishing CA Car award was put up by Kempson and Kelby Cross.”

“Things like that really made the 3500 mile trip worth it, and that much more special,” Offill added. “We also have to thank Dillon Paddock for working so hard for us as well as Alex Johnson for accommodating us, and lending a helping hand. Great times, and hopefully we get to race soon.”

Kyle Offill would like to thank Country Builders, Ochoco West, Brown and Miller, Maas Bros., Reliable Lumber, Boise Cascade, Offill Family Farms, FK Rod Ends, HRP, FK Shocks, Arai America Helmets, Hinchman Racewear, Maxim Chassis, and B. Scadden Design for their continued support.

BY THE NUMBERS: Races: 2, Wins: 0, Top 5’s: 1, Top 10’s: 2

ON TAP: Offill is unsure of his next race at this time.

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Champion to Launch API “SP” and ILSAC “GF-A” Motor Oils

(Clinton, Mo /05.01.20) Champion Brands, LLC, a major player in development and manufacturing of motor oils, will launch on May 1st, a new updated version of Champion SynClean and SynGold Motor Oils.

These products will be manufactured to the latest industry specifications for light-duty, spark ignited motor oils and will exceed the API SP specification. SAE 0W-20, 5W-20, 0W-30 and 5W-30 grades will also exceed the requirements of the “RESOURCE CONSERVING” designation and ILSAC GF-6A. They will be backwards compatible with previous API and ILSAC categories including API SN PLUS, API SN and ILSAC GF-5.

Major improvements in the new motor oil specifications include:

· Improved resistance to low-speed preignition (LSPI) in gasoline direct-injection (GDI) and turbocharged engines demonstrated by new engine test (introduced with SN Plus)

· Reduced wear and stretching of timing chains demonstrated with a new engine test

· Improved oxidation resistance demonstrated with revised engine test on new hardware

· Improved sludge and varnish resistance demonstrated with revised engine test on new hardware

· Improved valvetrain wear resistance demonstrated with revised engine test on new hardware

The API Service donut will appear on API SP oils, and the API “Starburst” symbol will appear on the front labels of the resource conserving grades. These oils are backwards compatible

About the company: Champion Brands, LLC, is a globally recognized industry leader in specialty lubricants for over 64 years. Champion also produces and blends over 350 products including fuel, oil, engine additives, and lubricants for the racing, automotive, heavy truck, agricultural, industrial, and specialty markets. For more information call Champion at 660-890-6231. Champion Brands, LLC; 1001 Golden Drive, Clinton, MO, or go to http://www.championbrands.com

 

 

PERRIS AUTO SPEEDWAY TO OPEN FOR PRIVATE PRACTISE SESSIONS

(Perris, CA, April 27, 2020) Perris Auto Speedway promoter Don Kazarian has announced the famous half-mile clay oval will reopen for private practice sessions this Saturday, May 2nd. Anyone wishing to rent the track, please read the following conditions.

Pursuant to Riverside Counties Health Officer’s Order of April 20, 2020, which permits “Non Contact Outdoor Sports” such as Motocross, Golf, Tennis, Pickleball and Shooting Ranges, Perris Auto Speedway is planning to reopen effective May 2, 2020 for Private Practices with the following conditions;

1. All practices will follow Riverside County Health orders regarding COVID-19.

2. Social Distancing Guidelines will be enforced.

3. All Individuals will be required to execute a COVID-19 Release of Liability for the Lake Perris Fairgrounds and Oval Entertainment, LLC.

4. Provide one hand sanitizing station.

5. Infield Restrooms will be cleaned and sanitized before and after each private practice with approved antimicrobial products.

6. Only one person at a time may enter the restrooms.

7. Remove all trash cans and require each person to remove their trash from the facility after the private practice.

8. NO SPECTATORS ALLOWED.

9. Each Car will only be allowed one additional individual to assist the Driver.

10. Maximum of ten individuals including Oval’s Staff per private practice.

11. Maximum of 4 cars for each practice.

12. For a single-car practice, the race team may have up to 8 individuals including the Driver.

13. No minors (unless they are the Driver) will be allowed.

14. Face coverings, such as scarves, bandanas, neck gatters, or fabric coverings must be worn at all times.

15. One car on the track at a time until further notice.

EVERYONE MUST COMPLY WITH THESE CONDITIONS. IF NOT THE TRACK MAY BE AT RISK OF ANOTHER CLOSURE. RACE FANS PLEASE DO NOT COME TO THE SPEEDWAY TO WATCH ANY PRACTICES. SECURITY WILL BE IN PLACE AND THE FACILITY WILL BE LOCKED DOWN DURING EACH PRACTICE SESSION.

On the weekends, the Speedway will be available for a morning session from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm, an afternoon session from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm and a nighttime session from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Weekdays the track can be rented mornings, afternoons and during the evenings. The daytime track rental fee is $500 and the nighttime track rental fee is $1,200. In order to book a date and time please email Don Kazarian at kazariandon@gmail.com.

We are all in this together! As conditions change on maximum gatherings per the Riverside County Health Office, the Speedway will update the provisions accordingly.

To keep up with all the latest Perris Auto Speedway news, photos, gossip and receive special offers, please use the following links:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Perris-Auto-Speedway/113876798686480?ref=hl

Twitter: Perris Auto Speedway on Twitter.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/perrisautospeedway/

Website: http://perrisautospeedway.com/

Perris Auto Speedway is conveniently located on the SoCal Fair and Event Center (home of October’s Southern California Fair), approximately one-hour east of Los Angeles and one-hour North of San Diego. To get to the track, take the 215 freeway, on the Ramona Expressway and go three miles east to the fairgrounds. For directions on MapQuest, the address to enter is: 18700 Lake Perris Drive and the zip code is 92571.

Perris Auto Speedway wants to thank its corporate partners for the 2019 season. Ahern Equipment Rentals, All Coast Construction, Battery Systems, Budweiser, Bud’s Tire Pro, Chris’ Hauling, City of Perris, Communication Innovations, Daytona Boat & RV Storage, Ed Moore Bullet Proof Driveshaft, Flowdynamics, HD Industries, Hoosier Tires, Inland Rigging, Living Water’s Hospice, LKQ Pick Your Part, Luke’s Transmission, Pepsi-Cola, Pole Position, PrintItNow.com, Rainbow Bolt & Supply, Rugged Radios, Shaver Specialties, Square H, Sunoco Race Fuels, Trench Shoring, Upland Rock, Varner Construction and Vista Paint.

Video and DVD productions of all racing sprint cars events at Perris Auto Speedway are available from Loudpedal Productions. For more information on these productions you can contact them by calling (805) 844-3854, E-mailing mailto:trtruex@gmail.com or you can visit the website LoudPedal Productions.

DVD’s of all the PASSCAR/IMCA racing and Nights of Destruction at The PAS are available from Fourvideos. For more information call (714) 225-9500.

racesatthepas@aol.com is the only authorized Internet address to issue official media news released from The Perris Auto Speedway or Oval Entertainment.

 

 

Alex Bergeron Cops the King of the Quarantine Nationals for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints.

SYRACUSE, NY – Drummondville, Quebec’s Alex Bergeron once again proved why he is the name the makes the most headlines and collects the most wins in iRacing. Sunday afternoon, he retook the lead from Bryce Bailey shortly after midway to win the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints King of the Quarantine Nationals 40 lap A-Main held at the virtual Knoxville Raceway.

The win was Bergeron’s second in the three race King of the Quarantine Series. He took home $170 for the effort which included a $50 bounty from Dirt Track Digest.

“I was running a little conservative there on the top when I got passed by Bryce (Bailey). I knew I would have to change my line to get the lead back and found the bottom to be pretty good,” Bergeron said on the pass that propelled him to the win, “The track was a little tricky so you had to search for a line but it all worked out.”

Bailey took the lead from Bergeron on lap 23 and held it right up until a lap 29 caution when Bergeron pulled a slide job going into turn three to retake the top spot. When the yellow lights shined timing and scoring confirmed that Bergeron was the leader.

“I wished that yellow didn’t come out,” quipped Bailey, “We (him and Bergeron) was having a good race and I think I had a shot to pull off the win. But, he got a good restart and found the bottom. That’s where he is so good.”

On the restart a third starting Rylin Turley actually passed both Bailey and Bergeron to inch ahead at one point only to have Bergeron gain control and then start to open up a slight distance in the closing laps.

When the checkers were displayed it was Bergeron the winner over Bailey. The two drivers finished in the top three in all three Quarantine events showing their iRacing skills. Canadian Kevin Loveys made a powerful late race charge to collect third ahead of Adam Buchanan and Turley.

Rounding out the top ten were Lucas Oil ESS chauffeur Jordan Poirier, North Carolina’s Jake Karklin, Brandon Planck, DIRT modified star Chris Hile and Connor Ross who earned the hard charger bonus after starting in 24th.

Heat wins went to Bergeron, Mike Mahaney, Bailey and Buchanan. Sam Reakes won the C-Main with Central Pa. Posse star Troy Wagaman Jr. taking the 15 lap B-Main.

This marks the end of the ESS iRacing series for the spring of 2020. It was announced that a 10 race iRacing Series will debut in the fall of 2020 with the Sign Shop at Kinney’s already signed on as the tour sponsor for the Lucas Oil ESS’ next iRacing Tour.

King of the Quarantine Nationals Results and Money Won.

1. Alex Bergeron - $170

2. Bryce Bailey - $85

3. Kevin Loveys - $50

4. Adam Buchanan - $45

5. Rylin Turley - $25

6. Jordan Poirier - $15

7. Jake Karklin - $10

8. Brandon Planck

9. Chris Hile

10. Connor Ross - $20

11. Andrew McGill

12. Reed Whitney - $10

13. Joe Kata

14. Shilo Boyce

15. Mike Mahaney - $10

16. Steve Durham

17. Billy VanInwegen

18. Bryan Zyck

19. Billy Richradson

20. Sammy Reakes IV - $20

21. Ryan Susice

22. Lance Dewease

23. Peter Dance

24. Troy Wagaman Jr. - $30

DNQ. – Larry Wight, Davie Franek, Wayne Johnson ($10), Don Adamczyk, C.D. Coville, Taylor Caprara, AJ Kingsley, Trevor Years, Brett Wright, Zach Weigand, Dave Axton, Frankie Caprara, Josh Pieniazek, Ted Barcomb, Dale Planck, Derrick Backus.

Bonuses: (Note these totals are figured into the totals above.)

DTD Bergeron Bounty – Bergeron - $50

Hard Charger – Ross (14 pos.) - $20

B-Main Winner – Wagaman Jr. - $20

Heat Wins – Bergeron, Mahaney, Bailey, Buchanan - $10

C-Maain – Reakes - $10

6th Fastest – Reakes - $10

Longest Tow – Johnson (Oklahoma City, OK.) - $10

Best Appearing – Dewease - $10

A-Main Purse:

1st - $100

2nd - $75

3rd - $50

4th - $35

5th - $25

6th - $15

7th - $10

12th - $10

24th - $10

For more Information on the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints:

Web: www.empiresupersprints.com Twitter: @ESSprints

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EmpireSuperSprints

Instagram: empiresupersprints

 

 

Old School Racing's Tankersley Posts Career-Best 410 Sprint Car Result

Inside Line Promotions - NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. (April 27, 2020) - Old School Racing driver Channin Tankersley made the most of his 16-hour haul to Park Jefferson International Speedway last Saturday.

Tankersley captured his career-best 410ci winged sprint car result by recording a fifth-place finish during the Open Wheel Nationals presented by Real-Geese Silhouette Decoys.

"I was pretty happy with it," he said. "The track was really racy for as fast as it was. You had to keep your momentum up whether you were rolling the bottom or the top. For the most part you had options. We made passes both on the top and bottom. That's all you can ask for."

Tankersley opened the action by qualifying 10th quickest out of the 32 drivers.

"That was about my fifth or sixth time ever to qualify," he said. "We were close, but we need to work on it. I felt like we gave a little time up. For the most part the car and track was decent enough that we got going and set a decent time."

Tankersley followed up his qualifying performance by gaining a position in a heat race to place third. That ranked him ninth in overall points to garner the ninth starting position for the 25-lap main event.

"I feel like we're pretty competitive anywhere we go," he said. "With a new setting it was a bit to get used to and having a 410 under the hood was a bit of learning experience. The car reacts different with the way you have to drive it. All around it was a learning curve. We were luckily close enough that we were able to be fairly competitive off the get-go."

Tankersley progressed throughout the feature, climbing to a fifth-place showing before the checkered flag was waved.

"That was a long trip up there," the Texas native said. "I think I'm still recovering from that drive. But we didn't tear anything up and got a pretty good confidence boost out of it."

QUICK RESULTS -

April 25 - Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, S.D. - Qualifying: 10; Heat race: 3 (4); Feature: 5 (9).

SEASON STATS -

3 races, 0 wins, 2 top fives, 3 top 10s, 3 top 15s, 3 top 20s

UP NEXT -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChanninTankersley

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TankRacing

APPAREL -

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"Intra Services has been a proud partner for Old School Racing for a while," Tankersley said. "We look forward to visiting Victory Lane many times together."

Tankersley would also like to thank Old School Racing, Griffith Truck & Equipment, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Challenger Drilling, Fastway Auto Rehab, Finishline Blasting & Coating, Blackfoot Electric, Dependable Diesel Truck Service, Houston Truck Parts, Griffith Sheet Metal and Day Motorsports for their continued support.

 

 

Kerry Madsen Survives Wild Debut at Park Jefferson to Garner Second-Place Finish

Inside Line Promotions - NORTH SIOUX CITY, S.D. (April 27, 2020) - Kerry Madsen earned his best result of the season last Saturday when he scored a second-place finish during his debut at Park Jefferson International Speedway.

Madsen salvaged the podium outing during the Open Wheel Nationals presented by Real-Geese Silhouette Decoys despite battling a mechanical problem and being involved in a late-race collision.

"We had a crazy night," he said. "I'm pleased because we only had seven cylinders in the A Main. The first start it was fine and after that we lost a cylinder. To get a good finish and be that much down on power was positive."

The Killer Instinct Crossbows sponsored Big Game Motorsports team began the night by qualifying second quickest out of the 32 competitors. Madsen started sixth in a heat race, but was caught up in an opening-lap crash.

"On the start someone got on the inside and made a hard right turn," he said. "He hit me with his right rear, but I didn't crash. As I went into turn one the left rear tire went flat and the steering was messed up. There was nothing I could do and it looped around."

Madsen visited the work area and returned to the track before the race restarted. He rallied from the back to claim a sixth-place finish, which earned enough points for him to make the feature redraw.

"It was the Knoxville format so it was really important to get back out there and get points because that could be the difference of starting 12 th or being in the redraw," he said. "Fortunately we caught the feature inversion right."

Madsen lined up on the pole for the 25-lap main event, which was halted on the original start because of rain. The race resumed several minutes later and Madsen took an early advantage, leading the first handful of laps before dropping to third.

"When the first rain delay happened something happened there," he said. "Either water got in the electrical or something happened. You knew that guys running good would pass you. I thought let's stay where we are and see what's going to happen. It felt like it was purely an electrical issue so I felt comfortable continuing."

Madsen ran third for the majority of the race until the closing laps. The leader excited the track early and then on a restart the new leader also had a problem.

"Something happened to the No. 14 car and we were running second," Madsen said. "Then on that final restart the track had slowed down enough that we weren't getting mauled by the power difference. I was sucked up right behind (Aaron) Reutzel and he went low trying to get to the infield and couldn't get off. I was going to try to make some pass happen, but he ran out of fuel and I didn't know. As I hit him I couldn't veer or else I was going for a ride."

Madsen ran into Reutzel entering turn three, allowing the third-place driver to pass both drivers and take the win. Madsen was able to avoid crashing after the contact and he held on for the runner-up result.

QUICK RESULTS -

April 25 - Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, S.D. - Qualifying: 2; Heat race: 6 (6); Feature: 2 (1).

SEASON STATS -

6 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 2 top 10s, 4 top 15s, 6 top 20s

UP NEXT -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BigGameMotorspt

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2020 Schedule Complete; KOTW Mid-west Tour

– Mountain, ID,
We apologize for taking so long to complete the 2020
schedule. As everyone knows the Coronavirus has affected every aspect of our lives, racing
included. We are working with our scheduled tracks and staying abreast of the situation in their area. As of today, April 24, 2020, indications are positive that we will run our schedule as
posted. We are looking forward to the start of our season, most appropriately, on the
Independence Day weekend, July 3rd – 5th, in Colorado and Wyoming.

The final 3 races completing King of the Wing (KOTW) 2020 schedule will be in Tennessee,
Indiana and Kentucky, September 25th – 27th. All 3 races will be co-sanctioned with the Auto Value Bumper to Bumper Super Sprint Series (AVBBSSS).

The King of the Wings Sprint Cars are heading to the Music City Tennessee area for the
inaugural KOTW event at Veterans Motorplex at the Rim, Friday, September 25th. The fast high banked asphalt jungle is located only 20 minutes north of Nashville Tn. “The Country Music Capital of the world”. The track opened in 1962 as a high banked quarter mile dirt oval. For the 1970 racing season the high banked dirt oval was paved and quickly became the fastest high banked asphalt track in the region. The high banked track quickly drew the best drivers around including NASCAR Legends such as Darrell Waltrip, Bobby Hamilton, Bobby and Donnie
Allison, and Red Farmer have tried to tame this beast. Country Music Royalty Marty Robbins was an avid short track racer himself when not singing on the stage at the Grand Ole Opry, Marty raced at the high banked facility when it was dirt winning his very first race ever at the 1/4 mile track.

Current owner / promoter Jerry Criswell is a big fan of sprint cars and he states, “This will be theRACE OF THE YEAR at the Rim and one fans in the Middle Tennessee area that you won’t want to miss. We are honored to be hosting the first ever KOTW event at Veterans Motorplex.” The All -Time official track qualifying record is in the low 12 seconds and is held by Justin Ashworthin a Late Model. Sprint Cars have not raced an official race at Veterans Motorplex since it wasreconfigured, so we look for the all-time track qualifying record to be in serious jeopardy. The KOTW drivers will be racing for a custom wrapped Guitar that will serve as the feature Winnerstrophy for the 40-lap event. “The KOTW series is looking forward to bringing drivers from acrossthe United States and Canada to the fans of northern Tennessee and compete with the Auto Value Series again.” Stated KOTW Race Director. Chuck Handley.

The Series will travel 3 hours north to Salem Speedway in Salem, IN, for race #2 of the weekendon Saturday night September 26th. This is also a brand-new venue for the KOTW series. TheAVBBSSS competed at this facility about 10 years ago.

Sunday, September 27th the series will travel 2 hours south to Whitehall, Kentucky and the
Kentucky Motor Speedway (KMS). This 3/8th mile track was built in 1961 as a ¼ mile oval.
The track was lengthened in 1981 and a figure 8 was also added. Not only is this the first-time pavement Winged Sprint Cars will compete at KMS but the first time in the state of Kentucky. Scott Slaton and John Hayden are in their 1st year of Promoting KMS. Scott has been around localracing his whole life, racing and promoting. John has raced and crew chiefed at many levels. “KentuckyMotor Speedway has a very storied past and has been the starting point for several NASCARdrivers and crew members, including three-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion Darrell Waltripand his brother Michael, along with the Green brothers, David, Jeff and Mark and Jeremy Mayfield,” stated KMS 1st year promotor Scott Slaton

These three races complete our 2020 schedule with 12 races. As stated above, we are still
planning to open our season with the Central Tour on July 3rd -5th at Colorado National
Speedway in Dacono, Colorado and Intermountain Speedway in Cheyanne, WY.

The season will continue with the Northwest Tour July 29th – Aug 1. We will be at Meridian
Speedway, Meridian, ID; Yakima Speedway, Yakima, WA and Evergreen Speedway, Monroe WA.The Mid west tour mentioned above we be September 25th-27th. The season will conclude withthe West Coast Tour November 13th – 15th at Havasu Speedway, Lake Havasu, AZ; Irwindale Speedway, Irwindale, CA; and Kern County Raceway Park, Bakersfield, CA.

 

 

JG Kronenberger Fine Jewelry extends partnership with JW Motorsports

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

VINCENTOWN, N.J. (April 24, 2020) – Justin Whittall and JW Motorsports are working hard to make 2020 a breakout season for the Vincentown, New Jersey-based sprint car team, and JG Kronenberger Fine Jewelry will be pushing their progress every lap of the way.

Based in Medford, New Jersey, JG Kronenberger Fine Jewelry has been in service for nearly 25 years, offering exquisite jewelry and exceptional customer service to clientele from all corners of the Garden State. JG Kronenberger’s entire inventory is carefully selected by experienced buyers which provides customers with the best selection and a popular variety. In addition to an attractive storefront, JG Kronenberger gives customers the opportunity to peruse and purchase its inventory online.

“It’s been a pleasure to work with our friends from JG Kronenberger Fine Jewelry. They pride themselves in offering their customers top-notch quality and selection, and their experience backs them up. We’re proud to be associated with a company like JG Kronenberger,” Justin Whittall explained, who earned multiple podium finishes at Port Royal Speedway in 2019. “I’m confident that JG Kronenberger’s support will help take this team to the next level and we’ll do our part to deliver.”

At this time, Justin Whittall’s return to sprint car competition is uncertain, as concerns over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic are still high.

“Hopefully we are racing soon,” Whittall continued. “We hope everyone is staying safe during these troubling times. We’ll be back at the track before we know it.”

Those seeking additional information pertaining to JG Kronenberger Fine Jewelry, such as store hours, location, services, and selection, please visit the company online at www.jgkronenberger.com. Fans can also follow JG Kronenberger on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KronenbergerJewelers, Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jgkronenberger/ and Twitter: https://twitter.com/JGKJewelers.

ABOUT JG KRONENBERGER FINE JEWELRY: JG Kronenberger Fine Jewelry has been serving the customers of NJ for over 23 years. Created with you in mind, our store combines exquisite jewelry with exceptional customer service. Our entire inventory is carefully selected by our experienced buyer to provide customers with the best selection and quality. Our NJ store carries a vast selection of GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Certified Diamonds, Bridal Jewelry from designers such as Fana and Levy Creations. We also carry an extensive assortment of Sterling Silver, Gemstone and Diamond Jewelry from designers such as POP Diamond Jewelry, Philip Gavriel and DA Gold, as well as our own custom collection.​

SPECIAL THANKS: Justin Whittall and JW Motorsports would like to thank all of their marketing partners including: Brotherton Brewing Company, Pioneer Auto Body, Mid-Atlantic Transport, Worldwide Bearings, FK Rod Ends, Stilo Helmets, JG Kronenberger Fine Jewelry, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Enterprise, Ground Blind Boys, Ryan Taylor Graphics.

SOCIAL MEDIA: Be sure to follow Justin Whittall and JW Motorsports on all of the available social media networks including Facebook: www.facebook.com/justinwhittallmotorsports and Twitter: www.twitter.com/justinwhittall. Fans should keep up with Justin Whittall on the Web at www.fullyinjected.com, as well as at the official online home of JW Motorsports: www.justinwhittallmotorsports.com.

STATS: 2019 Highlights: Kicked off 2019 season with 18th and 14th place finishes at Lincoln Speedway and Williams Grove Speedway, respectively. Finished tenth at BAPS Motor Speedway on Sunday, April 7, the result of a charge from 17th. Scored top-ten (ninth) during action at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, May 11. Qualified for WoO main event at Bridgeport Speedway on May 21. Finished 14th during Bob Weikert Memorial finale at Port Royal Speedway on May 26. Finished second at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, June 15. Climbed from 22nd to 11th at Port Royal Speedway on June 22. Finished eighth at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, July 20. Finished tenth at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, August 10. Finished third at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, August 24



Brock Zearfoss’ South Dakota road trip rewards $6,000

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

JONESTOWN, Pa. (April 26, 2020) – It was a long haul to the Mount Rushmore State for Brock Zearfoss and Brock Zearfoss Racing, but the long haul was worth the miles logged, as the ‘Jonestown Jet’ earned his first sprint car victory of the season on Saturday night, out dueling some of the best in the business to do so.

Zearfoss, driver of the familiar Moose’s LZ Bar & Grill/Heavy Equipment, Loaders & Parts Inc./C&D Rigging Inc./BAPS Auto Paints & Supply/Meckley’s Limestone Products/Berkebile Oil Company/Klick Lewis Cars/J.P. Adamsky Trucking/X-1 Race Cars/No. 3Z sprint car, earned his triumph during a first-ever visit to Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, South Dakota. The Open Wheel Nationals program, the first sprint car event for Zearfoss in over a month due to the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, concluded with just as much excitement as the event drew attention, as Zearfoss was able to climb from third to first after a restart with just five circuits remaining, eventually driving by Kerry Madsen and a stumbling Aaron Reutzel.

Zearfoss started third on the main event grid.

“At first, we didn’t have plans to make the trip, but I’m glad we did. It couldn’t have worked out any better,” Brock Zearfoss explained, who will compete with the All Star Circuit of Champions full-time once competition resumes. “Man, this is awesome. To everyone who made this happen, thanks so much, especially my team. Our schedule stopped, but the work didn’t. Shane and Tye busted their butts and our X-1 Race Car couldn’t have been any better. To roll out of the box like that and be competitive, after that much time off, says so much about what these guys can do.”

Brock Zearfoss kicked-off his evening in South Dakota with an impressive jump from sixth to second during heat race competition. The Jonestown, Pennsylvania-native was the fourth-fastest qualifier out of the 31 entries to take time.

Although the team hopes to return to normalcy, an upcoming agenda is still uncertain.

“Things are a little unclear right now as far as when and where we’ll be racing next, but we’ll be ready to go,” Zearfoss continued. “We’re pretty pumped up.”

SPECIAL THANKS:
Brock Zearfoss would like to thank all of his marketing partners including: Moose’s LZ Bar & Grill, Heavy Equipment, Loaders & Parts Inc., C&D Rigging Inc., BAPS Auto Paints & Supply, Meckley’s Limestone Products, Berkebile Oil Company, Klick Lewis Cars, J.P. Adamsky Trucking, X-1 Race Cars, Simpson Racing Products, KX3 Racewear, BK Titanium, Blud Lubricants, AL Driveline, and Bell Helmets.

SOCIAL MEDIA:
Fans can keep up with Brock Zearfoss during his entire campaign right here at www.fullyinjected.com, or at www.brockzearfoss.com. Be sure to “follow” the “Jonestown Jet” on all of the available social media networks including Twitter: https://twitter.com/brock_zearfoss and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brockzearfossracing.

STATS:
2016 Wins: 2 (Williams Grove Speedway & Port Royal Speedway)

2017 Wins: 7 (Port Royal Speedway x5 including Open Wheel Madness)(Williams Grove Speedway – World of Outlaws; Billy Kimmel Memorial). 2017 Port Royal Speedway Track Champion.

2018 Wins: 2 (Williams Grove Speedway, Port Royal Speedway)

2019 Wins: 4 (Outlaw Speedway [ASCoC]: 6/7/2019) (Lebanon Valley Speedway [ASCoC]: 7/14/2019) (Attica Raceway Park [ASCoC]: 8/31/2019 – $10,000) (Port Royal Speedway [URC/360]: 10/19/2019)

2020 Brock Zearfoss Racing Statistics:
Wins: 1
Top-5s: 5
Top-10s: 8

2020 Highlights: Earned back-to-back top-ten finishes against All Star Circuit of Champions at East Bay Raceway Park. Earned back-to-back top-five finishes during King of the 360’s action at East Bay Raceway Park; finished fourth during $10,000-to-win finale. Rallied from 13th to finish fourth at Lincoln Speedway on Sunday, March 1. Finished fifth at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, March 7. Finished sixth at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, March 14. Earned Open Wheel Nationals win at Park Jefferson International Speedway on Saturday, April 25, worth $6,000.

 

 

PERRIS AUTO SPEEDWAY POSTPONES MAY 2nd AND 16th RACES

(Perris, CA, April 25, 2020) Due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the May 2nd Night of Destruction and the May 16th PASSCAR Stock Car Series/IMCA Modified race at Perris Auto Speedway have been postponed.

The remainder of the historic 25th season schedule, beginning with the USAC/CRA Sprint Car Series annual “Salute to Indy on May 23rd,” currently remains intact. However, that can and may change depending of state and county mandates.

Promoter Don Kazarian still has hopes that all races that have been postponed will be made up later in the year. Details will be released as soon as there is a clear picture on when the season can be resumed.

Fans can stay up to date on schedule developments, track and driver news on The PAS Facebook page or website or by calling the track office at the number listed at the top of this release.

Don Kazarian and the entire PAS staff are urging everyone to please take all necessary steps to stay safe and healthy. We look forward to seeing everyone back at the track as soon as it is possible.

To keep up with all the latest Perris Auto Speedway news, photos, gossip and receive special offers, please use the following links:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Perris-Auto-Speedway/113876798686480?ref=hl

Twitter: Perris Auto Speedway on Twitter.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/perrisautospeedway/

Website: http://perrisautospeedway.com/

Perris Auto Speedway is conveniently located on the SoCal Fair and Event Center (home of October’s Southern California Fair), approximately one-hour east of Los Angeles and one-hour North of San Diego. To get to the track, take the 215 freeway, on the Ramona Expressway and go three miles east to the fairgrounds. For directions on MapQuest, the address to enter is: 18700 Lake Perris Drive and the zip code is 92571.

Perris Auto Speedway wants to thank its corporate partners for the 2019 season. Ahern Equipment Rentals, All Coast Construction, Battery Systems, Budweiser, Bud’s Tire Pro, Chris’ Hauling, City of Perris, Communication Innovations, Daytona Boat & RV Storage, Ed Moore Bullet Proof Driveshaft, Flowdynamics, HD Industries, Hoosier Tires, Inland Rigging, Living Water’s Hospice, LKQ Pick Your Part, Luke’s Transmission, Pepsi-Cola, Pole Position, PrintItNow.com, Rainbow Bolt & Supply, Rugged Radios, Shaver Specialties, Square H, Sunoco Race Fuels, Trench Shoring, Upland Rock, Varner Construction and Vista Paint.

Video and DVD productions of all racing sprint cars events at Perris Auto Speedway are available from Loudpedal Productions. For more information on these productions you can contact them by calling (805) 844-3854, E-mailing mailto:trtruex@gmail.com or you can visit the website LoudPedal Productions.

DVD’s of all the PASSCAR/IMCA racing and Nights of Destruction at The PAS are available from Fourvideos. For more information call (714) 225-9500.

racesatthepas@aol.com is the only authorized Internet address to issue official media news released from The Perris Auto Speedway or Oval Entertainment.

 

 

WORLD OF OUTLAWS DRIVES IRACING TO CBS SPORTS NETWORK

Tuesday night events live at 8 PM ET feature Dirt Track stars vs. Racing’s Elite as Eldora Speedway makes iRacing Network Television Debut

CHARLOTTE, NC — April 25, 2020 — The World of Outlaws is bringing its fan-favorite style of live virtual racing to CBS Sports Network starting Tuesday, April 28, when the dirt track specialists of “The Greatest Show on Dirt” take on some of the world’s greatest racers in a series of one-hour doubleheader eDirt Racing Shootouts.

Tuesday’s World of Outlaws: eDirt Racing Shootout marks the first time CBS Sports Network has televised virtual racing. And for this special event, Team Penske driver and NASCAR Cup Champion Joey Logano will make his World of Outlaws debut.

The World of Outlaws iRacing Invitationals are the only place where dirt aces like Champions Brad Sweet and Brandon Sheppard, Knoxville Nationals winner David Gravel, three-time DIRTcar Summer Nationals Champ Bobby Pierce, and Hall-of-Fame legend Scott Bloomquist will ever line up next to two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya, Daytona 500 winner Austin Dillon, NASCAR Cup star William Byron, NASCAR Xfinity standout Chase Briscoe and NHRA champions Ron Capps and Cruz Pedregon.

The World of Outlaws racing series famously runs the most grueling schedules in motorsports, barnstorming from coast-to-coast for nearly 140 races a year. The races are open to all, with the best local racers defending their home turf against the best in the business. But in today’s virtual world, the Outlaws are the dirt track locals, defending their turf against some of motorsports biggest stars.

“The World of Outlaws features the toughest and most fierce dirt track racers anywhere,” World of Outlaws CMO Ben Geisler said. “Even in a virtual world very new to them, I’d take our guys all day long, even against some of the most talented wheelmen to ever strap in. The winners will be the fans and viewers, who get to see the best of the best compete head-to-head on Tuesday nights in a 3-episode run on historic dirt tracks across the country.”

The string of one-hour telecasts on Tuesdays at 8 PM ET kicks off at historic Eldora Speedway. “The World’s Greatest Dirt Track” is home to the Kings Royal and World 100. The iRacing event will feature the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series and World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series.

Calling the action will be veteran motorsports broadcaster Dave Rieff, NASCAR and DIRTcar UMP Modified star Kenny Wallace, and of course, the Voice of the Outlaws Johnny Gibson.

 

 

Reutzel Ready for Saturday’s Open Wheel Nationals

Lonnie Wheatley, CLUTE, Texas (April 24, 2020) – At long last, Aaron Reutzel and the Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports No. 87 Sprint Car team will finally be back in action this weekend.

Reutzel and the Folkens Brothers Trucking/Dissolvalloy Downhole Revolution Triple-X Sprint Car crew will be gunning for Saturday’s $6,000 winner’s share in the 410-ci Sprint Car portion of Park Jefferson Speedway’s “Open Wheel Nationals” in North Sioux City, SD.

Fans can watch all the action live via PPV at https://www.speedshifttv.com/.

It will be the first time atop the Park Jefferson oval for Reutzel aboard the Precision Catalyst/Hollywood Blasting & Coating/Beard Equipment machine.

“It will be nice to just get back on the track and get an actual race in,” Reutzel commented.

It will mark Reutzel’s first on-track action since winning East Bay Raceway Park’s “King of 360” Nationals near Tampa, FL, February 15. All scheduled races since have either been postponed or canceled altogether due to COVID-19 restrictions.

The “King of 360” Nationals triumph was already Reutzel’s fourth of the young 2020 season in just 18 starts with a pair of All Star Circuit of Champions victories in Florida to go along with a World Series SprintCar win in Australia in January.

The two-time and reigning All Star champion looks to continue his winning ways on Saturday night.

2020 Quick Stats: 18 races, 4 wins, 11 top-fives, 15 top-tens.

Next Up: “Open Wheel Nationals” at Park Jefferson Speedway in North Sioux City, SD, on Saturday.

Keep Track: Keep track of Aaron Reutzel’s on-track action including schedule and results at http://www.aaronreutzelracing.com/, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Aaron-Reutzel-Racing/117666254913127 or on Twitter at @AaronReutzel. You can also e-mail Aaron at aaronreutzel@yahoo.com.

If you would like Aaron Reutzel Racing press releases e-mailed directly to you, send your e-mail address to Lonnie Wheatley at lonniewheatley@gmail.com.

Penning the recurring series of “The Wheatley Chronicles” articles on www.sprintcarmania.com, Lonnie Wheatley provides media, public relations and more for select tracks, drivers and events. For more information, Wheatley may be contacted at lonniewheatley@gmail.com.

 

 

2020 Knoxville Raceway Season Update

Knoxville Raceway continues to take the threat of Coronavirus and its spread throughout the country, the state of Iowa and our Knoxville community seriously. We are in constant conversations with the state health department and the governor’s staff regarding the virus and the outlook for a rolling re-opening of the state. The health of our fans, employees, partners, drivers, teams and community members will continue to be of utmost importance to us.

Many factors will come into play before the gates of Knoxville Raceway will be reopened, but we are tentatively hoping and planning to hold the 2020 season opener on Saturday, May 16. The situation is fluid and we will continue to keep everyone updated if any changes occur.

The May 2 and May 9 race nights have been rescheduled for August 28 and September 11.

As the lifeblood of our facility, we appreciate your patience and your passion for our sport. We, just like all of you, are eager to spend Saturday night’s with our racing family at the track. When it is safe to do so, we will be ready to go. Lucas Oil ASCS eSport Series Event TONIGHT

Virtual racing at Knoxville Raceway continues tonight with the Lucas Oil ASCS eSports Racing Invitational!

More than 61 drivers will compete for the virtual win, including Knoxville Raceway regulars Brian Brown, Carson McCarl, Jamie Ball, Kade Higday, Kelby Watt, Matthew Johnson, and Ryan Leavitt.

The event begins at 5pm, CT on Friday, April 24, and can be watched for FREE at www.racinboys.com.

For more information click here. Watch the Lucas Oil ASCS eSports Invitational for FREE Here Knoxville Raceway Added to Tony Stewart Sprint Car Racing Game

The Tony Stewart Sprint Car Racing Game announced this week that Knoxville Raceway will be added as a downloadable track on the game.

Knoxville Raceway will be available to download on the game starting Wednesday, April 29 for Xbox One, Playstation 4 and Steam.

For more information on the Tony Stewart Sprint Car Racing Game click here. Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame Nominations Due Saturday

The deadline for submitting nominations for the 2020 class of the Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame is tomorrow, Saturday, April 25.

With our office closed to the public right now, you will have to submit nominations via email to Track Historian, Eric Arnold at erica@knoxvilleraceway.com.

 

Points Battle Shifts as Lanier Approaches for the POWRi Midget iRacing League

Belleville, IL. (04/24/2020) Continuing to put on a one-of-a-kind entertaining event each week, the POWRi Midget iRacing League will now move to the simulated stretches of Lanier National Speedway. Starting Tuesday, April, 27th at 7 pm CST, virtual wheelmen of all aspects will try to tackle this super-wide, ultra-fast, 3/8 mile oval of digital dirt in hopes of glory.

With two races left in the impromptu POWRi Midget iRacing League inaugural season, the point’s standings now has a new face atop the throne as familiar racing rivals stay within striking distance for the season championship. Last week’s winner #09 Daison Pursley rides momentum straight to the top of the leader boards this week as Pursley picked up one win and two runner-up finishes in the previous three events for Team TUHB. Emerson Axsum #42 stays steady and ready in the second position, keeping the chase close just 16 points back. Robert Dalby #4 continues to climb with consistent showings each week, notching a third top-ten finish and moving to third on the season, Dalby is now only 29 points behind the leader Daison. Jetting up this week’s eSports standings, with an average finish of sixth on the season, is # Jeffrey Denney now back just 31 points. Week one winner #37 Aiden Purdue, only 35 points out of first, rounds out the top-five in points heading into week five for the POWRi Midget iRacing League Season Championship.

As the POWRi Midget iRacing League ventures to the virtual world of Lanier National Speedway on Tuesday night, featuring both simulated and physical competitors, the POWRi Midget iRacing League will continue as an open registration at this time. Rooms open at 7:00 pm CST. Drivers must be present and ready to enter at that time to gain entry with only 64 spots available for competitors. Any current POWRi League drivers planning on participating who have not registered should message POWRi West Midget League on Facebook via Eric Fenton.

Fans of POWRi can catch all the great racing excitement live on POWRi.TV and streaming simultaneously @POWRiTV on social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook.

Follow along with POWRi for more information such as race recaps, live updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, on Twitter @POWRi_Racing or Facebook at POWRi.


 

 

Turnpike Challenge Re-Scheduled, May Races Cancelled

Belleville, IL – Ongoing restrictions and special limitations state by state have forced us to Re-Schedule the Turnpike Challenge. The new dates will be Thursday 5/28, Friday 5/29, Saturday 5/30 and Sunday 5/31.

Once we have a clear definition of the guidelines for each state, we will re-schedule as many races as possible.

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those who have been affected by this pandemic.

For additional information on the rescheduling of the Turnpike Challenge, please stay tuned to powri.com, follow POWRi on Facebook and like @POWRi_Racing on Twitter.

New - 2020 Turnpike Challenge Dates:
5/27/20 Open Practice @ Creek County Speedway
5/28/20 POWRi National/West Midgets & Outlaw Micros @ Creek County
5/29/20 POWRi National/West Midgets & Outlaw Micros @ I-44 Speedway
5/30/20 POWRi National/West Midgets & Outlaw Micros @ I-44 Speedway
5/31/20 POWRi National/West Midgets & Outlaw Micros @ Port City Raceway

Races Cancelled:
5/1/20 POWRi WAR Sprints @ Valley Speedway
5/2/20 POWRi WAR Sprints @ Lucas Oil Speedway
5/2/20 POWRi NMMRA Sprints @ Sandia Speedway
5/2/20 POWRi URSS Sprints @ Wakeeney Speedway
5/2/20 POWRi Vado 305 Wing Sprints @ Vado Speedway
5/2/20 POWRi Midwest Lightning Sprints @ I-35 Speedway
5/2/20 POWRi Southwest Lightning Sprints @ Barona Speedway
5/8/20 POWRi WAR Sprints @ Humboldt Speedway
5/8/20 POWRi BOSS Outlaw Micros @ Belle-Clair Speedway
5/9/20 POWRi WAR Sprints @ Salina High Banks
5/9/20 POWRi Border Tour and NMMRA Sprints @ Vado Speedway
5/9/20 POWRi National Midgets & Outlaw Micros @ Macon Speedway
5/9/20 POWRi LOS 305 Winged Sprints @ Lake Ozark Speedway
5/9/20 POWRi Midwest Lightning Sprints @ Lake Ozark Speedway
5/9/20 POWRI Rocky Mountain Lightning Sprints @ El Paso County Speedway
5/9/20 POWRi Outlaw Midgets @ Valley Speedway
5/16/20 POWRi 600cc Outlaw Micros @ SIR
5/16/20 POWRi West Midgets @ I44 Speedway
5/16/20 POWRi WAR & Iowa Sprints @ Heartland Motorsports Park


 

#BuiltFordProud iRacing Skins Available for Download

Winged Sprint Car, Dirt Late Model Schemes Opened To iRacing Participants

BROWNSBURG, IND. (April 23, 2020) – Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing (TSR) is proud to announce that the #BuiltFordProud paint scheme that Stewart-Haas Racing’s Chase Briscoe competed with in the April 21 World of Outlaws (WoO) NOS Energy Sprint Car iRacing Invitational is available for download on www.tradingpaints.com. The blue and white scheme carrying the No. 5 that Briscoe finished ninth with on Tuesday paid homage to Ford Motor Company’s (Ford) COVID-19 efforts.

Ford, with the design and testing consultation from 3M has developed a new powered air-purifying respirator (PARP). Production on the devices began on April 14 at Ford’s Vreeland facility near Flat Rock, Mich., with paid UAW volunteers assisting in the effort. In collaboration with the UAW, Ford is also producing face masks at its Van Dyke Transmission Plant in Sterling Heights, Mich., that will be used globally.

To further protect health care workers, Ford is leading efforts to manufacturer reusable gowns from airbag materials with supplier Joyson Safety Systems. The brand is also working with Thermo Fisher Scientific to quickly expand production of COVID-19 collection kits for patient testing. Work at Ford’s Rawsonville (Mich.) Components Plant is underway to transform a portion of the plant to manufacture a third-party ventilator in collaboration with GE Healthcare to build on a goal of 50,000 Model A-E ventilators by July 4 to help with COVID-19 patients.

In addition to the winged sprint car version of the #BuiltFordProud scheme, fans can also download a dirt late model version for use in iRacing events. TSR and Drew Neel of One IX Design are proud to offer a total of 14 different iRacing ‘skins’ to competitors via the www.tradingpaints.com website.

To view or download available schemes, please visit the links noted below:

#BuiltFordProud Winged Sprint Car Download: https://www.tradingpaints.com/showroom/view/258498/Chase-Briscoe-BFP

#BuiltFordProud Dirt Late Model Download: https://www.tradingpaints.com/showroom/view/258794/Chase-Briscoe-BUILTFORDPROUD

To learn more about Ford’s COVID-19 response, please visit: https://corporate.ford.com/coronavirus.html?fmccmp=hp-brandgallery-fordupdates

For more information regarding TSR’s partners, please visit https://www.tonystewartracing.com/partners/.

For more information regarding iRacing, please visit https://www.iracing.com/.

To learn more about Trading Paints, please visit https://www.tradingpaints.com.

Fans can also follow One IX Design on Instagram at @oneixdesign.

Ford Motor Company: Ford Motor Company is a global company based in Dearborn, Michigan. The company designs, manufactures, markets and services a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs, electrified vehicles and Lincoln luxury vehicles, provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company and is pursuing leadership positions in electrification, autonomous vehicles and mobility solutions. Ford employs approximately 190,000 people worldwide. For more information regarding Ford, its products and Ford Motor Credit Company, please visit corporate.ford.com.

Ford Performance Motorsports: Ford’s racing program is part of the Ford Performance organization based in Dearborn, Mich. It is responsible for major racing operations globally, including NASCAR (Cup Series, XFINITY Series, Gander RV & Outdoors NASCAR Truck Series), FIA World Rally Championship, Virgin Australian Supercars Championship, Formula Drift, and NHRA Funny Car and sportsman drag racing. In addition, the organization also oversees the development of Ford’s racing engines, as well as the outreach programs with all Ford Clubs and Ford enthusiasts.

About Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing (TSR): Tony Stewart Racing (TSR) is the title-winning World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series team owned by three-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Tony Stewart. The organization has captured 26 short-track racing titles (17 United States Auto Club and nine World of Outlaws) since its inception in 2001. In 2020 TSR will field a team for 10-time World of Outlaws NOS Energy Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz and a team for Stewart. Based in Brownsburg, Ind., TSR operates out of a 25,000-square-foot facility. For more information please visit us on the Web at www.TonyStewartRacing.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TonyStewartRacing, on Instagram at @tonystewart_rcg and on Twitter at @TonyStewart_Rcg.

 

 

Offill Set for Open Wheel Nationals

PETERSEN MEDIA: Park Jefferson International Speedway in South Dakota has been working closely with their city officials and on Saturday night the Open Wheel Nationals presented by Real-Geese Silhouette will take center stage and Tracy, CA’s Kyle Offill is set to make the trip out.

“It’s been a crazy last few days making the decision to head out and get back to racing,” Kyle Offill said. “It is really exciting to finally get to race again, and it should be a lot of fun doing it across the country.”

While the race on Saturday night will be a breath of fresh air for motorsports enthusiasts worldwide, the race will be ran with extreme Social Distancing guidelines such as no fans in the stands, only 10 people per car in the pit area, as well as limited entries to boot.

“I am pretty fortunate to have some great partners that support us, and a great family behind me that is eager to make this trip as well,” Offill added. “We have our masks, we have our hand sanitizer, and we have what we need to take the precautions to keep ourselves safe this weekend.”

Making the trip out a little short handed, Dillon Paddock and Keith Offill will partake in this weekend’s event with Offill, and the team will also be joined by South Dakota resident, Alex Johnson, who has helped the team at bigger events in California the last few seasons.

Saturday’s race will stream LIVE on Speed]Shift TV, so Offill and his team urge you to tune in, enjoy some racing, and support all the work that has gone into making this all possible.

Kyle Offill would like to thank Country Builders, Ochoco West, Brown and Miller, Maas Bros., Reliable Lumber, Boise Cascade, Offill Family Farms, FK Rod Ends, HRP, FK Shocks, Arai America Helmets, Hinchman Racewear, Maxim Chassis, and B. Scadden Design for their continued support.

BY THE NUMBERS: Races: 1, Wins: 0, Top 5’s: 1, Top 10’s: 1

ON TAP: Offill will be in action at Park Jefferson Speedway on Saturday night.

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410 SPRINTCARS

Aussie Racing’s Big Season

The 2019-20 season may have been cut short for the Aussie Racing team, but that did not stop them from enjoying a big season across both theWingless Sprint and 410 Sprintcar classes.

When it comes to the season highlights for the Aussie Racing team, Ashleigh Jack picked up the point standings win in the hotly contested NSW Wingless Sprint Club Championship, while Jack’s team-mate, Daniel Sayre, recorded his maiden 410 Sprintcar feature-race win.

Jack enjoyed a consistent season in the Wingless Sprint class, and she was rewarded with the top honours in the NSW Club Championship point standings. Jack created history by becoming the first female racer in Australian speedway to claim a club championship in a major class. Apart from her Wingless Sprint activities, she stepped into 410 Sprintcars for the first time and ran a total of five race meetings at Sydney’s Valvoline Raceway.

“To win the NSW Club Championship is a massive honour and the key to this win was without a doubt my consistency,” commented Jack, whose best finish during the season was a fourth-place finish at her home track along with her fair share of other top-10 finishes.

“It’s been a quite busy season for the whole team, as I also made my first steps into Sprintcar racing, which was a massive thrill and something that was a whole new experience.

“Looking ahead to next season, I’ll be doing a bit more Sprintcar racing and contesting most of the major Wingless Sprints events in NSW, and one of my goals is to continue to learn with the Sprintcar and also try and get my first Wingless Sprint feature-race win at Valvoline Raceway before it closes.”

In what was the best possible start to the what was his sixth season in 410 Sprintcars, Sayre drove outstandingly to claim his first feature-race victory at Valvoline Raceway. From there, Sayre and the team were consistent without being brilliant by qualifying directly into every feature-race at their home track – Valvoline Raceway. Running a brand-new Maxim this season, he finished what turned out to the last appearance of the season on a high by narrowly missing out on the podium in fourth after he had started from the back of the field.

“To win my first Sprintcar feature race was a dream come true for me and also one of the team’s highlights for the season,” expressed Sayre, who finished sixth in the final Ultimate Sprintcar Championship NSW point standings.

“Although we were consistent during the season by qualifying directly into every feature race at Valvoline Raceway, we struggled to get a grip of the new car’s setup when the track would go slick but we managed to get on top of it towards the end of the season.

“All in all, I look back on the season as one where we improved our consistency and I’m now looking forward to the new season getting underway and hopefully we can build on this season’s performances.”

In other Aussie Racing team news, Daniel’s younger brother, Luke, endured a mixed season in Wingless Sprints and also dabbled in 410 Sprintcars driving for veteran car owner Dennis Farr. The third Sayre sibling, Andrew, enjoyed a pleasing debut season in Wingless Sprints, where he managed to finish on the podium in third at Valvoline Raceway in his final appearance of the season and he was also one of the leading rookies throughout the season.

The Aussie Racing team would like to thank their 2019-20 season sponsors: Aussie Forklift Repairs Endeavour Liquid Waste Atlantic Oils C&S Engineering and Toolmaking B&B Graphics Pass Powdercoating

Special Thanks:Leon and Alana Jack, Jeremy and Stacey Sayre, and Doug Ware.

To find out more about the Aussie Racing team, LIKE them on Facebook or FOLLOW them on Instagram by searching Aussie Racing.

 

Invitational Starters Revealed for Xtreme Short Track Sim Racing 'Supermodified Showdown' This Sunday, April 26

OSWEGO, NY (April 20, 2020) - Xtreme Short Track Sim Racing has revealed the list of ‘real life’ Supermodified, Small Block Supermodified, and 350 Supermodified drivers guaranteed to start this Sunday’s 25-lap invitational as part of the first annual ‘Supermodified Showdown.’

The Supermodified Showdown will be broadcast live on AsphaltVision.TV and feature two main events; a 50-lap Oswego feature and 50-lap winged feature open to both real and sim racers, before all attention shifts to the 25-lap non-wing invitational race held for eligible drivers only.

26 drivers have signed up for the Showdown including 17 current and former Supermodified drivers at Oswego Speedway or on the ISMA and MSS circuits, plus 9 combined current and former Pathfinder Bank SBS and J&S Paving 350 Supermodified drivers.

Among the 26 racers entered are one Oswego Speedway Hall of Famer, 18 Supermod or Small Block Supermodified feature winners, and an impressive 4 former champions of the Budweiser International Classic 200.

Headlining the Supermodified roster will be the ‘Young One,’ Doug Heveron; who has not raced competitively in over ten years, but has become an avid sim racer in the past decade, and Greg Furlong, a six-time champion of the International Classic and three-time Oswego champion.

While Heveron and Furlong will come ‘out of retirement’ for the XSTSR Showdown, two active Classic winners; Dave Shullick Jr. and Tyler Thompson, will join the fray as well. Shullick is also a multi-time winner of the Hy-Miler Nationals and Star Classic, while Thompson is the youngest Supermodified feature winner of any kind.

More Supermodified winners in the field include the only female victor in division history; Alison Sload, ISMA and Oswego winner and former record holder Joey Payne, King of Wings VIII Trent Stephens, three-time Oswego winner Jeff West, 2016 Grand Prix champion Aric Iosue, and Midwest Super Series winners Talon Stephens, and brothers AJ and Jonathan Lesiecki.

Among the remaining drivers ready for action are 350 Super feature winner and ISMA part-timer Mike Netishen, former Classic ‘Rookie of the Race’ Davey Hamilton Jr, Novelis Supermodified regular Logan Rayvals, and last season’s Rookie of the Year Camden Proud.

Pathfinder Bank SBS and 350 Supermodified winners that have registered are lead by 2X track champion Anthony Losurdo, 2015 Bud Light Classic 75 champ Bryan Haynes, Mr. Pathfinder Bank SBS champions Michael Bruce and AJ Bernys, and multi-time feature winner and now Supermodified sophomore; Jack Patrick.

Small Block Supermodified young guns Joshua Sokolic and incoming rookie Griffin Miller, as well as second generation veteran Ray Sand Jr, and former Speedway racers Kyle Reuter and Addison Bowman, are all scheduled for the 25-lapper as well.

An updated schedule for the Xtreme Short Track Sim Racing Supermodified Showdown will be made available to fans this week. The AsphaltVision.TV FREE broadcast is scheduled to begin at 8:00pm.

The official Xtreme Short Track Sim Racing league site can be found at XtremeSimRacing.us, and you can also give the league a LIKE on Facebook at Facebook.com/XtremeSTSR.

About Xtreme Short Track Sim Racing: Xtreme Short Track Sim Racing was established in 2014 by a group of friends and sim racers. XSTSR features pavement rFactor Mods such as the newest 2020 Oswego Non-Winged Supermodifieds, 2020 Winged Supermodifieds, 2020 Sprint Cars, template Late Models, Outlaw Super Late Models, NEMA Midgets, and Tour Mods. None of this would be possible without the efforts of Shane Gott (Blackout Sim Products), who has propelled himself as one of the most detail oriented modelers in sim racing, and Perry Vance, who in short order has constructed some of the nation’s most popular short tracks for in-game use, including the famed Oswego Speedway.

XSTSR Supermodified Showdown 100 Invitational Starters:

AJ Bernys - 2012 Mr. Pathfinder Bank SBS

Michael Bruce - Multi-Time Pathfinder Bank SBS Feature Winner, Current 350 Super Driver

Addison Bowman - Raced in Pathfinder Bank SBS division in 2017

Greg Furlong - 6X International Classic Champion, Multi-Time Track Champion

Davey Hamilton Jr. - Son of Indy Car’s Davey Hamilton, Former Classic ‘Rookie of the Race’

Bryan Haynes - 2015 Bud Light Classic 75 Champion

Doug Heveron - Speedway Hall of Famer, ‘81 and ‘82 Classic and Track Champion

Aric Iosue - 2X Feature Winner, Former Novelis Supermodified ‘Grand Prix’ Champion

AJ Lesiecki - Jonathan’s brother, Midwest Supermodified Series Winner

Jonathan Leseicki - AJ’s brother, Midwest Supermodified Series Winner

Anthony Losurdo - 2X Pathfinder Bank SBS Track Champion, ‘19 350 Super Champion

Griffin Miller - Pathfinder Bank SBS Rookie, Finished Top 5 at Evans Mills Last Fall

Mike Netishen - 350 Supermodified Winner, ISMA Supermodified Part-Timer

Jack Patrick - Multi-Time Pathfinder Bank SBS Winner, Novelis Supermodified Sophomore

Joey Payne - Oswego and ISMA Feature Winner, Former Track Record Holder

Camden Proud - SBS Veteran, 2019 Novelis Supermodified Rookie of the Year
Logan Rayvals - 2019 Novelis Supermodified ‘Most Improved’ Driver

Kyle Reuter - 2018 Bud Light Classic 75 ‘Rookie of the Race’

Ray Sand Jr. - Second Generation Driver, Pathfinder Bank SBS Veteran

Dave Shullick Jr. - ‘17 Track Champ, Hy-Miler, Oswego Classic, and Star Classic Champion

Alison Sload - Only Female Feature Winner in Supermodified History

Talon Stephens - Multi-Time Midwest Supermodified Series Winner

Trent Stephens - Former King of Wings, 3X Feature Winner on the ISMA Circuit

Joshua Sokolic - 2018 Pathfinder Bank SBS Rookie of the Year

Tyler Thompson - 2019 Intl’ Classic Champion, Youngest Supermodified Winner in History

Jeff West - Supermodified Driver and Car Owner, 3X Oswego Feature Winner

 

 

Ongoing restrictions as the result of COVID-19 force All Star visit to Sharon to be postponed

Hartford, OH April 23, 2020 In accordance with the stay-at-home extensions enforced in Ohio and Pennsylvania, and the ongoing social distancing guidelines put into place by the CDC as the result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 visits to Lernerville Speedway and Sharon Speedway on Friday and Saturday, May 1-2, have been postponed. (Note: Those that purchased reserved tickets, advance tickets, patio suites or fan suites for the Sharon Speedway event will be refunded to the credit/debit card that was used to make the purchase.)

The Lernerville Speedway event will now be contested on its previously scheduled make-up date of Friday, May 22. The program will kick-off what is now a three-race weekend through the Keystone State, concluding with the two-day Bob Weikert Memorial at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday and Sunday, May 23-24.

All Star and Sharon Speedway officials are working together to find a suitable make-up date for the May 2 appearance.

All Star and track officials will continue to monitor the federal and state recommendations surrounding the phased reopening of the economy. There is a probable likelihood that additional events will be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tentatively, the All Star Circuit of Champions will open its 2020 championship point season with a trio of stops in Michigan and Indiana on Friday through Sunday, May 15-17. The All Stars will kick-off the weekend tripleheader with a Friday night visit to I-96 Speedway in Lake Odessa, Michigan, followed by back-to-back nights in the Hoosier State which includes a Gas City Speedway visit on Saturday and a Kokomo Speedway takeover on Sunday.

About the All Star Circuit of Champions All Star Enterprises, LLC, wholly owned by Tony Stewart, d/b/a the All Star Circuit of Champions, is a winged sprint car series. The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series is one of the oldest traveling 410 sprint car organizations and is a staple of grassroots, open-wheel racing. Formed in 1970 by Bud Miller, the series has largely been considered the first 'outlaw' Sprint Car organization of the modern era. Motorsports entrepreneur Tony Stewart agreed to terms with Guy Webb to become the sole owner of the original winged sprint car tour in January of 2015.

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