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Rain washes out PDTR program, Backpack Night on tap World of Outlaws Late Models set to make PDTR debut July 30

(Plymouth, Wis.) July 21, 2018 – Rain showers and wet grounds forced Plymouth Dirt Track Racing officials to cancel the PDTR race program featuring the 22nd annual Frank Filskov Memorial Interstate Racing Association 410 Sprint Car Series event on Saturday, July 21, at the Sheboygan County Fairgrounds in Plymouth, Wis.

It is the sixth PDTR program of the 2018 season to be adversely impacted by weather conditions.

PDTR will hold its popular Backpack Night program on Saturday, July 28, beginning at 6 p.m. with A-main trophies sponsored by Cellcom. The evening will feature all five regular PDTR divisions, including 360 Sprint Cars, Late Models, Grand Nationals, B Mods and Micro Sprints.

On Monday, July 30, PDTR will welcome many of the top Dirt Late Model competitors in the nation as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series makes its debut appearance at The Plymouth Dirt Track for a $10,000-to-win, 50-lap A-main event presented by Wisconsin Refrigerated Express of Sheboygan. Also on the card will be the PDTR Grand Nationals and PDTR B Mods.

Reserve seat tickets are available for the World of Outlaws Late Models Series event on July 30 by calling 920-893-5751. Additional information can be found at www.plymouthdtr.com.

The Plymouth Dirt Track at the Sheboygan County Fairgrounds in Plymouth is located at 229 Fairview Drive in Plymouth. For more information, visit www.plymouthdtr.com or check out Plymouth Dirt Track Racing on Facebook.

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RAIN PREVENTS WAYNE COUNTY SPEEDWAY RACES AGAIN; 4th ANNUAL BUCKEYE LATE MODEL DIRT WEEK SET FOR SATURDAY

Orrville, Ohio

Saturday, July 21, 2018

By Mike Swanger

For the 7th time this season, rain stops any chances of racing at NAPA Jani Auto Parts Wayne County Speedway on Saturday. It was also the second time this season that the OSCS (Ohio Sprint Car Series) races were cancelled at WCS this season.

On the racing docket for next Saturday, July 28th will be the Pine Tree Towing & Recovery Sprints, the CorBon Super Stock and the WQKT 104.5 Mini Stocks as the big event of the night will be the 4th Annual Buckeye Late Model Dirt Week with $3,000 going to the winner of the Don Gross Memorial for the Kar Connection Super Late Models. Duane Chamberlain, Jeff Babcock and Doug Drown have been the winners of the three previous Don Gross Memorials. The race will also coincide with the final race of the Attica Raceway Park/Wayne County Speedway Super Late Model Series as ARP will host the series on Friday, July 27th.

Go to www.waynecountyspeedway.com for more information including the point standings or like us on facebook.com/waynecountyspeedway. Also text WCSFAN to 51660 for the up to date status of the track, especially on race day for the current status.

 

 

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National Point Standings Through July 19

IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars – 1. Kevin Ramey, Fort Worth, Texas, 784; 2. Tyler Drueke, Eagle, Neb., 744; 3. Matt Richards, Lincoln, Neb., 725; 4. Austin Mundie, Carrollton, Texas, 674; 5. Robert Vetter, Wolfe City, Texas, 645; 6. Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan., 630; 7. Kenneth Duke, Selinsgrove, Pa., 618; 8. Casey Burkham, Combine, Texas, 601; 9. Kyle A. Ganoe, Thompsontown, Pa., 587; 10. Jason Martin, Lincoln, Neb., and Chip Graham, Lewisville, Texas, both 580; 12. Colin Smith, Sheldon, Iowa, 575; 13. Mike Houseman, Des Moines, Iowa, 568; 14. Zach Newlin, Millerstown, Pa., 552; 15. Andy Shouse, Oklahoma City, Okla., 544; 16. Steve McMackin, Greenville, Texas, 540; 17. Tucker Doughty, Sunnyvale, Texas, 538; 18. Elliot Amdahl, Flandreau, S.D., 532; 19. Drew Ritchey, Everett, Pa., 522; 20. Ty Williams, Arcadia, Okla., 517.

State Point Standings

California – 1. Grant Duinkerken, Riverdale, Calif., 416; 2. Albert Pombo, Fresno, Calif., 388; 3. Monty Ferriera, Fresno, Calif., 385; 4. Vaughn Schott, Tipton, Calif., 336; 5. Michael Pombo, Fresno, Calif., 334; 6. Brendan Warmerdam, Lemoore, Calif., 293; 7. Kyle Rasmussen, Clovis, Calif., 289; 8. Rick Bray, Lemoore, Calif., 270; 9. Brooklyn Holland, Fresno, Calif., 260; 10. Mauro F. Simone, Fresno, Calif., 245.

Colorado – 1. Coby Pearce, Golden, Colo., 103; 2. Brian Hardman, Golden, Colo., 92; 3. Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan., 76; 4. Ryan Ellinger, Thornton, Colo., 65; 5. Todd Plemons, Arvada, Colo., 64; 6. Dave Wechsler, Lyons, Colo., 62; 7. Brad Wasson, Fort Morgan, Colo., 56; 8. Brian Herbert, Kinsley, Kan., 39; 9. Ty Williams, Arcadia, Okla., 38; 10. Nick Haygood, Denver, Colo., 36.

Indiana – 1. Ethan Barrow, Bloomington, Ind., 499; 2. Jeff Wimmenauer, Greenwood, Ind., 487; 3. Andrew Bradley, Bloomington, Ind., 480; 4. Anton Hernandez, Arlington, Texas, 454; 5. John Paynter Jr., Bloomington, Ind., 447; 6. Luke Bland, Bloomington, Ind., 423; 7. Ryan Tusing, Santa Claus, Ind., 408; 8. A.J. Carlson, Linden, Ind., 389; 9. Roderick Henning, Middletown, Ohio, 374; 10. Patrick Kren, Indianapolis, Ind., 367.

Iowa – 1. Mike Moore, Des Moines, Iowa, 436; 2. Mike Houseman, Des Moines, Iowa, 424; 3. Tyler Thompson, Des Moines, Iowa, 403; 4. C.J. Houseman, Des Moines, Iowa, 373; 5. Bob Hildreth, Iowa Falls, Iowa, 369; 6. Joel Thorpe, Urbandale, Iowa, 368; 7. Devin Wignall, Altoona, Iowa, 354; 8. Mike Johnston, Des Moines, Iowa, 331; 9. Shadrach Sporaa, Boone, Iowa, 306; 10. Ben Woods, Newton, Iowa, 290.

Kansas – 1. Jake Martens, Fairview, Okla., 267; 2. Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan., 246; 3. Tyler Knight, Spearville, Kan., 210; 4. Steven Richardson, Liberal, Kan., 206; 5. Jordan Knight, Wright, Kan., 189; 6. Brian Herbert, Kinsley, Kan., and Ty Williams, Arcadia, Okla., both 186; 8. Jerad Werner, Codell, Kan., 159; 9. Jason Martin, Lincoln, Neb., 151; 10. Tracey Hill, Liberal, Kan., 146.

Minnesota – 1. Brandon Allen, St. Peter, Minn., 400; 2. Billy Johnson, St. Peter, Minn., 372; 3. Trevor Serbus, Olivia, Minn., 365; 4. Neil Stevens, Bingham Lake, Minn., 251; 5. Michael Stien, Ceylon, Minn., 250; 6. Jeremy Schultz, Stewart, Minn., 245; 7. Javen Ostermann, Courtland, Minn., 226; 8. Colin Smith, Sheldon, Iowa, 225; 9. Nate Eakin, Spirit Lake, Iowa, 204; 10. Kaleb Johnson, Sioux Falls, S.D., 186.

Missouri – 1. Matt Richards, Lincoln, Neb., 400; 2. Tyler Drueke, Eagle, Neb., 368; 3. Chad Jarrett, Savannah, Mo., 318; 4. Frank Rodgers, Lucas, Iowa, 219; 5. Mike Houseman, Des Moines, Iowa, 144; 6. Jack Potter, Lees Summit, Mo., 136; 7. Dakota Osborn, Savannah, Mo., 117; 8. Toby Chapman, Panama, Neb., 107; 9. Dustin Reeh, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 96; 10. C.J. Houseman, Des Moines, Iowa, 93.

Nebraska – 1. Shon Pointer, Grand Island, Neb., 432; 2. Tyler Drueke, Eagle, Neb., 425; 3. Daniel Nekolite, Oneill, Neb., 411; 4. Stuart Snyder, Lincoln, Neb., 358; 5. Adam Gullion, Lincoln, Neb., 353; 6. Toby Chapman, Panama, Neb., 343; 7. Clint Benson, Papillion, Neb., 332; 8. Mike Boston, Lincoln, Neb., 321; 9. Ryan Kitchen, Lincoln, Neb., 308; 10. Gene Ackland, Martell, Neb., 299.

New Jersey – 1. Eddie Wagner, Newfield, N.J., 112; 2. Tim S. Tanner Jr., Warminster, Pa., 111; 3. Ryan Stillwaggon, Palmyra, N.J., 98; 4. Rick Stief, Garnet Valley, Pa., 96; 5. C.J. Faison, Felton, Del., 87; 6. Larry McVay, Bordentown, N.J., and Tom Carberry, Hopewell, N.J., both 86; 8. Jeffrey Geiges, Hamilton, N.J., and Jason Dunn, Hamilton, N.J., both 85; 10. Scott Frack, Gilbertsville, Pa., 84.

North Carolina – 1. Jacob McLain, Indian Trail, N.C., 74; 2. Jeff Taylor, Cherry Hill, N.J., 72; 3. Tom Humphries, Waynesboro, Va., 71; 4. Craig Pellegrini Jr., Buena, N.J., 65; 5. Benjamin McCall, Fayetteville, N.C., and Neil Sandridge, Waynesboro, Va., both 57; 7. Daren Bolac, Moyock, N.C., 40; 8. C.J. Faison, Felton, Del., and Stephen Surniak, Mooresville, N.C., both 38; 10. Chris Ware, Williamsburg, Va., 37.

Oklahoma – 1. Andy Shouse, Oklahoma City, Okla., 426; 2. Gary Owens, Pauls Valley, Okla., 411; 3. Brandon Jennings, Moore, Okla., 387; 4. Travis Scott, Washington, Okla., 371; 5. Chris Kelly, Oklahoma City, Okla., 366; 6. Tanner Conn, Oklahoma City, Okla., 351; 7. Cody Whitworth, Oklahoma City, Okla., 328; 8. Justin Mowry, Mustang, Okla., 325; 9. Steven Shebester, Mustang, Okla., 315; 10. Josh Toho, Hinton, Okla., 311.

Pennsylvania – 1. Kenneth Duke, Selinsgrove, Pa., 578; 2. Kyle A. Ganoe, Thompsontown, Pa., 576; 3. Zach Newlin, Millerstown, Pa., 513; 4. Drew Ritchey, Everett, Pa., 486; 5. Kyle Smith, South Egremont, Mass., 454; 6. Johnny Scarborough, Bomoseen, Vt., 434; 7. Austin Bishop, Elverson, Pa., 418; 8. Ryan Lynn, Hollidaysburg, Pa., 399; 9. John Walp, Wapwallopen, Pa., 381; 10. Scott Lutz, Jonestown, Pa., 359.

South Carolina – 1. Jake Karklin, Waxhaw, N.C., and Stephen Surniak, Mooresville, N.C., both 113; 3. Sean Vardell, Taylorsville, N.C., and George Blaney, Harrisburg, N.C., both 106; 5. Benjamin McCall, Fayetteville, N.C., 105; 6. Craig Pellegrini Jr., Buena, N.J., 101; 7. John Frutchey, Charleston, S.C., 99; 8. David Kellogg, Sanford, N.C., 91; 9. Mike Leraas, Kernersville, N.C., 79; 10. Chaz Woodward, Statesville, N.C., 66.

South Dakota – 1. Elliot Amdahl, Flandreau, S.D., 326; 2. Dusty Ballenger, Harrisburg, S.D., 252; 3. J.D. Hommes, Rock Rapids, Iowa, 251; 4. Colin Smith, Sheldon, Iowa, 247; 5. Jesse Lindberg, Sioux Falls, S.D., 238; 6. Jason Martin, Lincoln, Neb., 198; 7. Michael Stegenga, Sioux Falls, S.D., 183; 8. Brant O'Banion, Sioux Falls, S.D., 179; 9. Shane Fick, Brandon, S.D., 151; 10. John Otte, Ravinia, S.D., 132.

Texas – 1. Kevin Ramey, Fort Worth, Texas, 740; 2. Robert Vetter, Wolfe City, Texas, 634; 3. Austin Mundie, Carrollton, Texas, 607; 4. Casey Burkham, Combine, Texas, 601; 5. Steve McMackin, Greenville, Texas, 540; 6. Tucker Doughty, Sunnyvale, Texas, 538; 7. Chip Graham, Lewisville, Texas, 525; 8. Shane Thompson, Garland, Texas, 406; 9. Taylor Courtney, Fort Worth, Texas, 374; 10. Mark Klis, Waxahachie, Texas, 363.

Virginia – 1. Anthony Harris, Harrisonburg, Va., 224; 2. Bill Rice, Schuyler, Va., 208; 3. Chris Ware, Williamsburg, Va., 200; 4. Mike Leraas, Kernersville, N.C., 188; 5. Daren Bolac, Moyock, N.C., 142; 6. Michael Keeton, Doswell, Va., 113; 7. Jerald Harris, Rockingham, Va., 109; 8. Glenn Worrell, Powhatan, Va., 106; 9. Tom Humphries, Waynesboro, Va., 99; 10. Joshua Perreault, Madison, Va., 98.

 

 

3M Night at Knoxville Raceway!

This Saturday, July 21, it's the annual 3M Night at Knoxville Raceway!

Thanks to the generosity of our partners at 3M in Knoxville, giant goody bags full of 3M products -- from Post-It Notes to wall hooks to lint rollers -- will be handed out to fans with adult tickets prior to Saturday's races!

These bags are available only while supplies last, so don't wait to come to the track!

Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for teens and children 12 and under are FREE! Casey's Kids Candy Drop

Attention all children between the ages of 3 and 12! It's Casey's General Store Kids Candy Drop Night!

This Saturday, July 21, we will cover the fronstretch of the race track in candy provided by our partners at Casey's and their generous candy suppliers.

Kids will walk onto the race track via the west gate of the grandstands and the Turn 4 crossover gate.

There will be three age groups and three minutes for the kids to grab as much Casey's candy as possible!

Thank you to Casey's for making this one of our favorite events all season! The Inaugural 4.10 Dash During Nationals

Have you signed up for the inaugural Knoxville 4.10 Dash yet?

This fun run on Friday, August 10, through the Knoxville Raceway campgrounds and up and down Highway 14 will come with some fun surprises along the way.

Registration is just $25 and includes an event shirt! There will be overall male and female awards, plus first place in each age group. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome to join in on the fun!

All proceeds will go to the Knoxville Hospital & Clinics goal of building a new Emergency Room!

Click here for more information about the run and to register today! Checkered Flag Concessions - New Food Option Each Week!

This season our partners at Checkered Flag Concessions will be offering new food options to fans. The tentative menu for the month of July is as follows

July 21 - Gyros (back by popular demand)

July 28 - Carolina Pulled Pork Sandwich

NASCAR Champion Tony Stewart and the Arctic Cat All-Stars Next Week!

The Arctic Cat All-Star Circuit of Champions is coming back to Knoxville Raceway--and they're bringing NASCAR Champion Tony Stewart with them!

The All-Stars will invade Knoxville Raceway for Weiler Night, next Saturday, July 28. Stewart will drive a 410 sprint car at Knoxville for the second time this season.

This is also the final night the 360 sprint cars will get on track before the following week's 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank!

Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for teens and children 12 and under are FREE! Tickets are available at the Knoxville Raceway ticket office on the day of the event. Knoxville Police Department Golf Cart Policy

New in 2018: The Knoxville Police Department is requiring that all golf carts driven off of Knoxville Raceway property, be inspected and registered by the police department.

If wanting to drive your golf cart off of track property during the upcoming August events, please bring a copy of your insurance on your cart with you.

The Knoxville Police Department will be on track property offering inspections on Thursday, August 2 from 1pm-3pm and Wednesday, August 8 from 1pm -3pm. You may drive your cart to the police station in downtown Knoxville on weekdays for your inspection and registration.

Golf cart registration with the Knoxville Police Department will cost $25.

 

 

TheCushion.Com Geared Up For Another Big Weekend of Pay Per View Action

PETERSEN MEDIA: The busy time of the year in the Sprint Car World means more opportunity to watch racing from coast to coast from the comfort of your living room with another big weekend of LIVE Pay-Per-View slated for TheCushion.Com kicking off Friday night.

TheCushion.com will be streaming all weekend long starting Friday night in Watsonville, CA with the Civil War Series presented by Flowmaster as they open the Howard Kaeding Classic weekend. Saturday will be another double-header day as the action will kick off at Knoxville Raceway, and conclude back in Watsonville, CA where the King of the West Series will again be on display as they close the Howard Kaeding Classic.

“It is great to get a chance to see more racing out in California, and showcase some amazing talent on an exciting bullring,” Ian Maruglio said. “We can’t thank everyone enough for allowing us the chance to get out their and put both the Civil War Series and King of the West/NARC Series. Pair two nights of bullring action with another night at Knoxville Raceway and we truly have a little bit of everything for the motorsports enthusiast.”

Friday night will kick off with LIVE coverage from Ocean Speedway at 530PM PST. A full card of racing action will be available for just $18.99 with a standard TheCushion.com membership, and for $16.99 for our Premium and VIP members.

The King of the West/NARC event on Saturday night will again kick off at 530pm PST with the stream available to our general members for just $22.99 and to our Premium and VIP members for $20.50.

During both nights of action in California tune in and get a look at the likes of Kyle Hirst, Shane Golobic, Tanner Thorson, DJ Netto, as well as the Kaeding family – Tim, Bud, and Brent, and a slew of others.

Also on the card Saturday night will be a big night at Knoxville Raceway with the 360ci and 410ci Nationals looming. This is a fun time of year at the Marion County Fairgrounds as you never know who will show up to get in some extra laps as a couple of Californians, Dominic Scelzi and Cory Eliason are expected to.

Saturday night TheCushion.Com will go LIVE at 645PM local time, and the stream will be available for $17.99 to our general members and $15.99 for our Premium and VIP Members.

THECUSHION.COM- Launched in 2013, TheCushion.com strives to become Open Wheel racing’s destination website for Live Pay-Per-View race broadcasts, and Video On Demand coverage. With over 1200 videos strong and growing weekly in our On-Demand library, look for Knoxville Raceway LIVE weekly PPV as well as a host of other marquee events in 2018!

STAY CONNECTED: Be sure to visit www.thecushion.com to sign up for your membership package, and catch up on all of the latest action. Be sure to connect on Twitter by following @WatchTheCushion, giving us a like on Facebook at www.facebook.com/watchthecushion, or following us on Instragram @TheCushion.

 

 

Covington Works the Cushion to Score the Win at Brown Country Speedway

CG Motorsports. Glenpool, Ok. (July 19th, 2018) Matt Covington scored the win at Brown County Speedway Monday night by using the cushion and high line to grab his third Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour win of the year.

After starting fourth in his heat, Covington wound up third and pulled the pole position in the redraw for the 25-lap feature event.

At the drop of the green, Covington settled into second down the back stretch after getting passed on the top in the first turn. Matt then went to work on the high side, using his momentum, to reel in the leader. Closing the gap lap after lap, Matt made the charge on the cushion exiting turn four, on lap six, to take the lead. Covington maintained control of the rest of race with only one mid-race challenge, occurring during his transition down to the bottom and into the developing rubber. The bottom line proved to be the preferred line to close out the race and secure the win.

“I was pretty stoked to get that win Monday and earn our third tour win of the year,” stated Matt. “We’ve never had more than two in one year and we’ve really been shooting for multi-win years all along. We’ve had the speed and been fast all year, and I am finally over all my hand troubles. We've dealt with some bad luck that got us in a hole with a couple DNFs. But, at this point, our focus is just more wins and podiums and not the points situation. I would like to thank Mike for all his work and keeping the car prepared and rolling every night this year, he has done a great job. Also got to say “Thank You” to all of our partners and sponsors that have backed us this year, along with previous years when we were trying to build this program. We are not satisfied and only hungry for more. Hopefully this gives us the momentum for continued success as we battle through the second half of the season. I am looking forward to Knoxville and the Nationals. We have been hit or miss there with good runs but also plenty of struggles. Still one of my favorite tracks and anxious to get there this weekend and see what we got.”

Up next for Matt and team is the famed Knoxville Raceway this weekend for the weekly show. Covington will use the opportunity to try a few things and fine tune for the upcoming 360 and 410 Nationals in August.

Matt and his CG Motorsports team would like to thank all partners who have helped make this 2018 season possible. We look forward to the continued relationship throughout the year, along with future seasons to come: T&L Foundry, Triple X Chassis, A-Rock Materials, Winters, C.G. Martin Company, Factor 1 Racing, All-Star Performance, Outlaw Wings, DMI Components, Smiley’s Racing Products, Hoosier Tire, Keizer Wheels, Wilwood Brakes, ButlerBuilt, Best Graphics, Simpson Race Products, Wesmar Racing Engines, Huggins Cams, Bob Hurley RV, Eaton Industrial, Maxwell Oil, Schoenfeld Headers, CSI Shocks, KSE Steering, STW Trailer sales, and Brodix Cylinder Heads

2018 STATS: Starts-3, Wins-3, Top 5’s-11, Top 10’s-21

ON TAP: 7/21/2018 Knoxville Raceway - Knoxville, IA 7/28/2018 Knoxville Raceway - Knoxville, IA

LIVE RACE COVERAGE: Visit http://www.RacinBoys.com for free, live audio (Select Pay-Per-View video) during the season to catch all the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour events.

MERCHANDISE: Leftover 2017 shirts available now on the website at www.mattcovingtonracing.com or at the races in the trailer. 2018 apparel coming soon!

STAY CONNECTED: For all the latest news of Matt Covington during the 2018 season, visit his website, www.mattcovingtonracing.com, like him on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/mattcovingtonracing, or follow him on twitter, @mattcovington95.

 

 

Bacon Announces Title Sponsors for Indiana Sprintweek

Lonnie Wheatley, WINCHESTER, Ind. (July 19, 2018) – With the summer heat intensifying, so does the racing action. And, in Indiana, that means that it’s time for the USAC Amsoil National Sprint Car “Indiana Sprintweek”.

Bracy Bacon and the Brady Bacon Racing No. 99 Sprint Car team are excited to announce that they have partnered with Elliott’s Custom Trailers & Carts and the Tony Elliott Foundation for this year’s edition of Indiana Sprintweek.

“We’re thrilled to have Elliott’s Trailers and the Tony Elliott Foundation as title sponsor for Sprintweek,” Bacon commented. “It’s the support from partners like them that make it all possible to go out and do what we do.”

Bacon’s first of seven races in nine nights is set for Friday night at Plymouth Speedway before moving on to Kokomo Speedway on Saturday night and then Lawrenceburg Speedway on Sunday.

After a quick two-day breather, the final four nights run off in succession on Wednesday through Saturday, July 25-28, at the Terre Haute Action Track, Putnamville’s Lincoln Park Speedway, Bloomington Speedway and then Haubstadt’s Tri-State Speedway.

“We feel good going into it, we had a fast car every night of Eastern Storm so we just need to continue to build upon that,” Bacon explains. “Hopefully we can eliminate any mechanical problems and have a good week.”

Bacon, a two-time USAC National Sprint Car champion, won the 2016 Indiana Sprintweek title and enters this year’s edition of Sprintweek ranked sixth in points. Bacon has posted past Sprintweek wins at both Lawrenceburg and Putnamville.

Additional information regarding Elliott’s Custom Trailers & Carts is available by checking online at https://www.elliottscustomtrailers.com/default.aspx while information about the Tony Elliott Foundation can be found at https://www.facebook.com/TonyElliottFoundation1.

Brady Bacon Racing is bolstered by the support of partners including Fatheadz Eyewear, Tel-Star Technology/Port City Raceway, Gene Frankowiak, Cimarron Cycle Works, Priority Aviation, Triple-X Race Co., FMR Racing, FK Indy, Heath Clips Lawn Care, Elliot’s Custom Trailers and Carts, B&S Cattle, Lucas Oil Products, Kiser’s Truck and Auto, Smiley’s Racing Products, Keizer Wheels, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions, FK Rod Ends, DMI, Walker Filters, ProGlide Coatings, Octane Ink, CP Carrillo, PAC Racing Allstar Performance, Simpson Racing Products, Driver Websites, Engler Machine and Tool, Wilwood Engineering, Schroth Racing, Smith Precision Products, KSE Racing Products, King Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, FSR Radiators, LRB Mfg. Indy Race Parts, Imperial Wagyu Beef, Elliott’s Custom Trailers & Carts and the Tony Elliott Foundation.

2018 Quick Stats: 55 races, 6 wins, 26 top-fives, 34 top-tens.

Quick Results: USAC National Midgets “Mid-America Midget Week”

Tuesday, July 10 – 5th at Red Dirt Raceway (Meeker, OK)

Wednesday, July 11 – 12th Solomon Valley Raceway (Beloit, KS)

Friday, July 13 – Rained Out at Jefferson County Speedway (Fairbury, NE)

Saturday, July 14 – 5th at Jefferson County Speedway (Fairbury, NE)

Sunday, July 15 – 4th at Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex (Sweet Springs, MO)

Up Next: USAC Amsoil Sprint Cars Indiana Sprintweek

Friday, July 20 – Plymouth Speedway

Saturday, July 21 – Kokomo Speedway

Sunday, July 22 – Lawrenceburg Speedway

Wednesday, July 25 – Terre Haute Action Track

Thursday, July 26 – Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville)

Friday, July 27 – Bloomington Speedway

Saturday, July 28 – Tri-State Speedway (Haubstadt)

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.

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.

 

 

Courtney Geared Up for Indiana Sprintweek after Challenging Mid-America Midget Week

Lonnie Wheatley, INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 19, 2018) – The USAC “Mid-America Midget Week” results weren’t exactly what Tyler Courtney and the Clauson-Marshall Racing Driven2SaveLives/Indiana Donor Network No. 7bc Midget team had hoped for.

Granted, three top-tens in four races rounded out by a top-five is far from disastrous. But for a racer that already has seven triumphs to his credit on the season, it wasn’t exactly up to expectation.

“It wasn’t the best of weeks, but that’s part of it,” Courtney surmised. “You have to have the bad weeks to have the good weeks.”

The upside of open wheel racing is that the opportunity to bounce back is right there. And it begins with Indiana Sprintweek, featuring seven nights of USAC Amsoil National Sprint Car competition over nine nights beginning on Friday night aboard the Clauson-Marshall-Newman Racing Priority Aviation No. 7bc Sprint Car.

“I’m looking forward to it, we have some good momentum in the Sprint Car and we’ve had good speed at about all of these tracks this year,” the current USAC National Sprint Car points leader commented.

Last week’s five-race set that was reduced to four due to a rainout along the way began with the USAC Midget return to Oklahoma at Meeker’s Red Dirt Raceway on Tuesday night, July 10, where Courtney salvaged a tenth-place finish after an early miscue.

“I drove off the track there early in the race and pretty much threw that one away,” Courtney said after gridding the feature outside the front row.

Action continued on Wednesday night at Solomon Valley Raceway in Beloit, KS, where Courtney was battling among the leaders before mechanical issues late in the race relegated him to eighth at the line.

“We had issues with two laps to go and I was just able to limp it home,” Courtney explains.

After the opening leg of the Midwest Midget Championship at Fairbury, Nebraska’s Jefferson County Speedway fell victim to rain on Friday, Sunshine’s trying week continued with steering woes that limited him to a 15th-place finish.

Courtney managed to salvage the week with a fifth-place run in Sunday’s Mid-America Midget Week finale at Missouri’s Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex. Courtney began the night by timing in sixth and then winning his heat race to grid the feature in third.

“It was a decent night, at least it was an improvement over the rest of the week,” Courtney says. “Some weeks will be your week and some won’t.”

It may have been a perfect time to get a bad week out of the way to set up a great week in the form of Indiana Sprintweek.

2018 Quick Stats: 41 races, 7 wins, 25 top-fives, 30 top-tens.

Quick Results: USAC National Midgets “Mid-America Midget Week”

Tuesday, July 10 – 10th at Red Dirt Raceway (Meeker, OK)

Wednesday, July 11 – 8th at Solomon Valley Raceway (Beloit, KS)

Friday, July 13 – Rained Out at Jefferson County Speedway (Fairbury, NE)

Saturday, July 14 – 15th at Jefferson County Speedway (Fairbury, NE)

Sunday, July 15 – 5th Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex (Sweet Springs, MO)

Up Next: USAC Amsoil National Sprint Cars “Indiana Sprintweek”

Friday, July 20 – Plymouth Speedway

Saturday, July 21 – Kokomo Speedway

Sunday, July 22 – Lawrenceburg Speedway

Wednesday, July 25 – Terre Haute Action Track

Thursday, July 26 – Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville)

Friday, July 27 – Bloomington Speedway

Saturday, July 28 – Tri-State Speedway (Haubstadt)

Keep Track: Keep track of Tyler Courtney’s on-track action including schedule and results at www.tylercourtney.com.

If you would like Tyler Courtney 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.

 

 

Josh Schneiderman – An Eye-Opening Experience at Eldora!

Des Moines, IA (July 19, 2018) – Josh Schneiderman and the Deuce Motorsports team are back in the state of Iowa after a great trip to Ohio for the Brad Doty Classic and the Kings Royal! “The Professor” and the team will return to the regular routine this Saturday night for 3M night at the Knoxville Raceway, as they prepare the World of Wheels #49 for the Knoxville Nationals.

During the three nights of racing at the famous Eldora Speedway, Josh and the team didn’t quite earn the results they wanted, but made headway every night. “There wasn’t much there in terms of results,” said Schneiderman. “However, I’m really happy with the fact that we improved each time we hit the track and we learned a lot and have plenty of notes for the next time we make it back that way.”

Schneiderman knew to temper his expectations heading into the Ohio swing. “We knew we were heading out there to run against the best of the best,” said Josh. “Not only that, but at a track where most of the guys we were competing against have raced multiple times, so I’m happy with how we were able to make progress throughout the weekend.”

It wasn’t just the level of competition that “The Professor” and the Deuce team had to overcome, but the track itself. “That place is absolutely wild,” said Josh. “There truly isn’t a place I’ve raced that is anything like it; the closest I could come to comparing it to somewhere I’d raced previously is Jacksonville, Illinois, but on massive steroids!”

As Josh put it, racing at Eldora takes some getting used to. “To be honest, it took me until Friday night to feel comfortable in the car there,” said Josh. “On Thursday night, it took me the whole night to get used to it.”

While sometimes watching races at a track on television can give you a feel for it, Schneiderman noted that was anything but true for Eldora. “The mental image I’d built up of racing there from TV was nowhere near reality,” said Josh. “The speed is something you just can’t comprehend until you’re actually out there, and it always looks so wide as a fan, but it was much narrower than I thought, especially exiting turn two.”

The whole Deuce Motorsports team enjoyed the trip, which was made great by the warm welcome of the fans and the support they showed. “The fans out there were amazing the whole week,” said Josh. “We had so many people come up and thank us for making the tow, whether at Attica or Eldora.”

That support flowed over to a lot of new fans rocking “The Professor” gear in the stands! “I sold more shirts in one week in Ohio than I had the whole season before,” said Schneiderman. “There were so many cool people that came over and showed their appreciation. It was definitely an eye-opening experience and something we look forward to doing more of in the future!”

Josh and the Deuce Motorsports are back in Iowa and ready for this Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway, as they tune up for the fast approaching Knoxville Nationals!

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Carney Captures Runner-up Honors in “Speedweek Northwest” Points

Lonnie Wheatley, EL PASO, Texas (July 19, 2018) – El Paso native John Carney II appeared to have found Oregon to his liking.

Carney raced the Clayton Snow No. 7 Sprint Car entry to a podium finish on four of five Western Sprint Tour “Speedweek Northwest” events to round out the five-race set second in the week’s overall points.

“Considering I had never seen any of those racetracks before, I thought it was a pretty good week,” Carney commented.

The week opened on Tuesday night, July 10, at Coos Bay Speedway with Carney clocking in fifth quick before racing to a third-place finish in the feature.

“I was just kinda spinning the tires on the short runs at the end,” Carney said afterward. “We were right there, maybe a lapped car or two away from getting the lead.”

Action shifted to Lebanon’s Willamette Speedway on Wednesday night with Carney picking off a heat race win before posting his second third-place finish in as many nights.

“Starting fifth wasn’t ideal with the track conditions, although the first seven or eight laps there were people on the top and the bottom,” Carney recalls. “We nearly got to second then lost a couple of spots. We were able to get back by (D.J.) Netto and (Willie) Croft and rode it out from there.”

Thursday night resulted in a sixth-place run atop the cozy confines of Banks’ Sunset Speedway Park.

“We had good speed each night, even at Banks,” Carney commented. “We just got buried in the heat and had to make the most of it.”

Two nights at Cottage Grove rounded out the week with Carney back on the podium in third on Friday night and then posting his best finish of the week with a runner-up showing in the Saturday night finale to secure third in overall points for the week.

Carney was in position to win the finale, coming up just short at the line.

“The only shot I had at getting him was going to be on that restart if I could get under him and shake him up a little bit, but I didn’t quite get there,” Carney explained.

It put the wraps on a strong week for Carney and the Snow No. 7 Sprint Car team that netted second in “Speedweek Northwest” points.

“It was a lot of fun racing with those guys,” Carney says. “I hope I get to go back out and do that deal again, especially now that I’ve had a chance to see the tracks.”

Carney will now take a weekend off before three weeks of Iowa competition get under way with All Star Circuit of Champions and 360-ci action at Knoxville Raceway on July 28 leading into the Knoxville 360 Nationals and then the Knoxville Nationals.

John Carney Racing is made possible by the support of invaluable partners including Mesilla Valley Transportation, Vado Speedway Park, South Plains Auto Transport, Danny Sander Construction, CSR Garage, Briley Trucking, Momentum Racing Suspensions, Performance Plus, Performance Motor Coach, Raider Graphix, MSD Ignition, Joe Hunt Magnetos and Bell Helmets.

Quick Results: Western Sprint Tour “Speedweek Northwest”

Tuesday, July 10 – 3rd at Coos Bay Speedway (Coos Bay, OR)

Wednesday, July 11 – 3rd Willamette Speedway (Lebanon, OR)

Thursday, July 12 – 6th at Sunset Speedway Park (Banks, OR)

Friday, July 13 – 3rd at Cottage Grove Speedway (Cottage Grove, OR)

Saturday, July 14 – 2nd at Cottage Grove Speedway (Cottage Grove, OR)

Next Up: Knoxville (IA) Raceway on Saturday, July 28.

Keep Track: Keep track of John Carney II’s on-track action including schedule and results at https://www.johncarneyracing.com/ and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/JohnCarneyRacing/.

If you would like John Carney 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.

 

 

Near Perfect Night for Bellm Cut Short at Lake Ozark – Looks to Rebound this Saturday

Lonnie Wheatley, NIXA, Mo. (July 19, 2018) – It was very nearly a perfect Saturday night at the Lake for Kyle Bellm and the No. 14k Sprint Car team.

After winning last Saturday night’s heat race and the Dash at Eldon, Missouri’s Lake Ozark Speedway aboard the Greenworks Nursery/Landscapes Awarded Sprint Car, Bellm was off and running in the feature.

But, contact from another car on a restart resulted in race-ending damage to the Christian County Collision Repair/Bybee Lawn Care entry that denied a sweep of the night’s racing action.

“We were leading and a yellow came out,” Bellm explains. “He came up on the restart in turn four and I ended up on my lid.”

It was a disappointing end to what looked to be another impressive night after capturing the recent “Red, White & Blue” weekend title.

“We definitely would have been in contention for the win,” the driver of the PPG Automotive Finishes/Colorvision machine says. “We had a fast car again, it was just some unfortunate circumstances.”

Bellm and the VP Racing Fuels/Schure Built Suspensions/Schaeffers Racing Oil team look to get back on the winning track with a return to Lake Ozark Speedway this Saturday night.

Prior to last Saturday night’s mishap, Bellm had a run of six top-five finishes in his last seven starts along with seven consecutive top-tens. He’ll look to get the top-five streak started anew this Saturday night.

2018 Quick Stats: 21 races, 2 win, 9 top-fives, 12 top-tens.

Up Next: Lake Ozark Speedway (Eldon, MO) on Saturday night.

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.

 

 

McIntosh Posts Solid Midget Triple

Lonnie Wheatley, BIXBY, Okla. (July 19, 2018) – Last week was a busy one for Cannon McIntosh and the RL Hudson/Toyota-TRD No. 08 Midget team as they took in their first USAC National Midget event before moving on to Missouri for two nights of POWRi National Midget competition.

And the 15-year-old responded by putting it in the show in his USAC debut at Meeker, Oklahoma’s Red Dirt Raceway on Tuesday night and then putting together two solid nights at Grain Valley, Missouri’s Valley Speedway on Friday and Saturday.

Last week’s action began on Tuesday night, July 10, with McIntosh taking on the USAC National Midget series for the first time. The young gun was not rattled at all, racing to a strong second place finish in his heat race to secure his first USAC Midget feature start and then drove a steady race to finish 18th on the night.

“Every car in that feature was fast, those guys are the best around,” McIntosh said of the USAC experience.

McIntosh then took off for two nights of POWRi Midgets “Thunder in the Valley” and very nearly came away with the win in the Friday night opener after charging from eighth to win his heat and earn the pole position.

“We were close to winning that one,” McIntosh says. “I led the first 16 laps and then I hit the cushion and (Ryan) Robinson got by me. Then I hit the cushion again another time or two and fell back.”

McIntosh ultimately settled for an 11th-place finish in the Valley Speedway weekend opener.

In Saturday’s Valley Speedway POWRi card, McIntosh climbed from sixth to third in heat race action to earn the ninth starting position in the feature. From there, he climbed forward a pair of positions to post a seventh-place finish.

“After we started ninth, I fell back a few spots early,” McIntosh recalls. “I got slid and it nearly killed the car. I finally got up to the top and gained a few positions.”

McIntosh and crew will take this weekend off before resuming POWRi West Midget League competition at Oklahoma City’s I-44 Riverside Speedway next Saturday night, July 28.

Along with RL Hudson and Toyota-TRD, other marketing partners making the ambitious 2018 slate of events possible includes American Discount, Complete Auto Care, Best Graphics, Fieldhouse Gear, Precision Inspection, Sanders and Associates, Panels by Smoke, Walker Performance, Sanders Wheels, American Discount Brake and Muffler, D&N Fabrication and Car and Fleet.

2018 Quick Stats: 21 races, 4 top-fives, 9 top-tens.

Up Next: POWRi West Midget League at Oklahoma City’s I-44 Riverside Speedway on July 28, 2018.

Keep Track: Keep track of Cannon McIntosh’s on-track action including schedule and results at https://www.facebook.com/cmacracing/.

If you would like Cannon McIntosh 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.

 

 

Hagar Pushing to Extend Winning Streak at Riverside International Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - MARION, Ark. (July 19, 2018) - Derek Hagar is aiming to boost his winning streak at Riverside International Speedway to five consecutive years with a triumph this Saturday.

The bullring in West Memphis, Ark., welcomes the ASCS Mid-South Region and Hagar is hungry for a victory.

"That's our home track and we want to get the win," he said. "We've won a lot of races there throughout the years and we've been running well recently so we have the confidence that we can win on Saturday."

Hagar enters the weekend with a top-four result during 11 straight 360ci winged sprint car races, including three feature victories and eight podiums during that span.

"Confidence and momentum are key in having success racing sprint cars," he said. "I feel like our team has a lot of confidence and momentum is on our side."

Hagar has recorded three top-four results in 360 competition and one podium finish during 305 action at the track since he posted an 11th -place finish during the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series show there in April.

SEASON STATS -

24 races, 3 wins, 13 top fives, 14 top 10s, 18 top 15s, 21 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Saturday at Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark., with the ASCS Mid-South Region

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.DerekHagarRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/HagarDerek

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"B&D Towing supports racing," Hagar said. "They can help anyone in the Memphis area. For anyone who needs a hand, B&D is recommended to save the day."

Hagar would also like to thank Dynotech Performance, DHR Suspension, J&J Auto Racing, Xtreme Race Graphics, Fragola Performance Systems, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, Weld Wheels, Hinchman Racewear, Wix Filters, Wings Unlimited, FK Rod Ends, Valvoline and Ti64 for their continued support.

 

 

CRSA Doubles Up At Land of Legends Saturday Night

For Immediate Release July 19th, 2018 CRSA Series Announcer/Public Relations – Toby LaGrange

Canandaigua, NY – The SuperGen Products with Champion Power Equipment CRSA Sprint Car Series returns to the Land of Legends Raceway this Saturday night with a highly anticipated, action packed show. In addition to the scheduled 25-lap A-Main event, the held over 25-lap, $1,000 to win event will be on the card. The event was rain postponed from June 23rd.

In addition, the inaugural McGuire Family of Dealerships Dash for Cash will be held. This event was also postponed from June 23rd. The following drivers will make up the dash for cash – Thomas Radivoy, Billy VanInwegen, Jeff Trombley, Alysha Bay, Brandon Griffin and Darryl Ruggles. These drivers raced their way into the dash for cash by finishing in the top three positions during the Friday June 22nd A-Main event or winning their heat race on June 23rd.

Those six drivers are locked into the top three rows of the $1,000 to win, A-Main event from June 23rd. In addition to the $1,000 to win and $150 to start purse, many random contingencies will also be awarded. A special thanks to Hoosier Racing Tires, Champion Power Equipment, Powder Tech Coatings, & Magsarus Ignitions.

As with each 2018 CRSA event, each event will see the Magsarus Ignitions Electrifying Move of the Race and Powder Tech Powder Coatings Hard Charge Awards presented.

Coming into Saturday nights double feature program, Altamont’s Jeff Trombley holds the overall points lead. Trombley has a commanding 34-point lead over Radivoy. Tyler Jashembowski, Emily VanInwegen and Justin Mills round out the top five.

In addition to being rounds number nine and ten of the overall SuperGen Products with Champion Power Equipment CRSA Series, the events will be rounds number three and four of the CRSA/Land of Legends Challenge Mini-Series. Heading into Saturday nights action Darryl Ruggles holds a four-point lead over Dan Bennett in the mini-series. Erik Karlsen, Trombley and Emily VanInwegen follow.

The Land of Legends Raceway is located at 2820 County Road 10 in Canandaigua, New York. For more information on the Land of Legends Raceway log onto www.landoflegendsraceway.com.

Please visit the SuperGen Products with Champion Power Equipment CRSA Sprint Car Series online at www.crsasprints.com, on Facebook (CRSA Sprints) and on Twitter (@CRSAsprints).

The Super Gen Products with Champion Power Equipment CRSA Sprint Car Series recognizes the following marketing partners for the 2018 season: SuperGen Products, Champion Power Equipment, Hoosier Racing Tire, A-Verdi Storage Containers, Hennessy Wine & Liquor, Kennedy’s Towing, CNY Power Sports, Prestige Pool & Spa, Johnny’s Service Center, Chuck Alessi Plumbing & Heating, Neiger’s Service Center, Just Signs & Designs, Ruggles World of Autobody & Graphics, ProFab Engineering, Magsarus Ignitions, Mike Emhof Motorsports, Powder Tech Powder Coating, Maguire Family of Dealerships

 

 

Bacon Notches Three Top Fives during Mid-America Midget Week

Lonnie Wheatley, WINCHESTER, Ind. (July 19, 2018) – Brady Bacon was in the mix throughout last week’s USAC Mid-America Midget Week aboard the FMR No. 76m entry, posting three top-five finishes during the four race set with a fifth round falling to rain.

With the week of Midget action in the books, action turns back to the USAC National Sprint Cars with Indiana Sprintweek firing off Friday night at Plymouth Speedway.

Along with last week’s Midget action, Bacon also jumped into a Micro Sprint during Sunday’s finale at Missouri’s Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex and came away with the $2,500 winner’s share as he upped his 2018 win total to six.

Last week’s action started at Meeker, Oklahoma’s Red Dirt Raceway on Tuesday night, July 10, with Bacon timing in sixth and then posting a fifth-place feature finish to round out the night in front of his home state crowd.

“We had a good start up front,” Bacon said of the Meeker outing. “It was fast around the top for a while, I just moved down a little too late.”

Moving on to Beloit, Kansas’ Solomon Valley Raceway on Wednesday night, Bacon mustered a 12th-place feature finish after timing in 11th to start the night.

“We had a bad qualifying lap,” Bacon comments. “It was pretty rough though. We’d pass a couple cars and then bike it and they’d get us back and we’d have to do it again.”

Following an off night, Fairbury, Nebraska’s Midwest Midget Championship at Jefferson County Speedway was reduced to a single night affair on Saturday after the Friday portion fell victim to rain. After clocking in tenth, Bacon won his heat and then climbed from tenth to a fifth-place finish in the feature to earn Hard Charger efforts.

“I was a little too tight in qualifying, so we had to start tenth,” Bacon recalls. “It was up top most of the race, so everyone was fast. The bottom came in the last ten laps or so, that made for a little more passing towards the end.”

The week wrapped up in Missouri on a sweltering Sunday night at the Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex where Bacon earned his best Midget finish of the week with a fourth-place run after timing in fifth quickest.

“We were good, we almost got to the lead and then the tire got hot and blistered,” Bacon relates. “If we could have got to the lead, I think we could have held them off.”

Bacon then finished off the week by pocketing an extra $2,500 with a Micro Sprint score.

Brady Bacon Racing is bolstered by the support of partners including Fatheadz Eyewear, Tel-Star Technology/Port City Raceway, Gene Frankowiak, Cimarron Cycle Works, Priority Aviation, Triple-X Race Co., FMR Racing, FK Indy, Heath Clips Lawn Care, Elliot’s Custom Trailers and Carts, B&S Cattle, Lucas Oil Products, Kiser’s Truck and Auto, Smiley’s Racing Products, Keizer Wheels, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions, FK Rod Ends, DMI, Walker Filters, ProGlide Coatings, Octane Ink, CP Carrillo, PAC Racing Allstar Performance, Simpson Racing Products, Driver Websites, Engler Machine and Tool, Wilwood Engineering, Schroth Racing, Smith Precision Products, KSE Racing Products, King Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, FSR Radiators, LRB Mfg. Indy Race Parts and Imperial Wagyu Beef.

2018 Quick Stats: 55 races, 6 wins, 26 top-fives, 34 top-tens.

Quick Results: USAC National Midgets “Mid-America Midget Week”

Tuesday, July 10 – 5th at Red Dirt Raceway (Meeker, OK)

Wednesday, July 11 – 12th Solomon Valley Raceway (Beloit, KS)

Friday, July 13 – Rained Out at Jefferson County Speedway (Fairbury, NE)

Saturday, July 14 – 5th at Jefferson County Speedway (Fairbury, NE)

Sunday, July 15 – 4th at Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex (Sweet Springs, MO)

Up Next: USAC Amsoil Sprint Cars Indiana Sprintweek

Friday, July 20 – Plymouth Speedway

Saturday, July 21 – Kokomo Speedway

Sunday, July 22 – Lawrenceburg Speedway

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.

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.

 

 

FAST series get back to action at Attica, Fremont

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Contact: Rich Farmer

fremontspeedway@yahoo.com

FREMONT, Ohio – As the season races past the half-way point, the battles for the coveted All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads FAST 410 Championship Series presented by Ohio Logistics and the JLH General Contractor FAST 305 Championship Series Presented by Engine Pro will heat up with a big double-header weekend.

It all kicks off Friday, July 20 at Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio on Central Ohio Farmers/Smith Family Foods/True Alpha Wealth Management Night with both the FAST 410 and 305 sprints in action. The 410 sprints will battle for $3,000 to win while the 305 sprints will vie for $1,000 to win thanks to Griff’s Engines of Sandusky, Ohio.

Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio will host the FAST 410 sprints on Kear’s Speed Shop Throw Back Night. The 410 sprints will battle for $3,000 to win. Also, fans are encouraged to wear their oldest racing t-shirts!

Going into the weekend, two time series champion Craig Mintz of Gibsonburg, Ohio maintains a significant lead thanks to four straight wins at Fremont Speedway where he also leads the track’s standings. Mintz is fifth in Attica’s points.

Fellow Gibsonburg resident Stuart Brubaker, a former FAST 305 champion, sits second in the 410 series points and has a FAST win at Attica. Brubaker is second in both Attica and Fremont points.

Republic, Ohio’s Cap Henry is third in the FAST 410 points and has a series win at Attica this season while leading the track points. He is sixth in Fremont’s points.

Sandusky, Ohio’s Chris Andrews has come on strong as of late with back-to-back FAST wins at Fremont. While fourth in the FAST points, he is sixth in Attica’s points and third in Fremont’s standings.

Tyler Gunn of Napoleon, Ohio has really come on strong as late as well, moving into fifth in the FAST standings. T.J. Michael of Plano, Texas is another driver who has come alive the past month and is sixth in the series standings. Rounding out the top 10 are defending FAST champion D.J. Foos; Duane Zablocki; 2016 FAST rookie of the year Jess Stiger; and 2018 FAST rookie of the year contender Kelsey Ivy.

Fremont, Ohio’s Jamie Miller has a significant lead in the FAST 305 standings thanks to a stretch last month that saw him take four straight series wins. His three wins at Fremont Speedway in 2018 have him seventh in the track’s points while he is 13th in Attica’s standings having missed a night of competition.

Fremont’s John Ivy, who scored the FAST win at Waynesfield Raceway Park earlier in the month, sits second in the series standings. He leads Fremont’s points and is seventh in Attica’s standings.

Brandon Moore’s consistent finishes have him third in the FAST standings while he sits tied for second in Attica’s points and fifth in Fremont’s points

Fourth in the FAST points is Tyler Street who is knocking on the door of his first win. Street is ninth in Fremont’s points and 10th in Attica’s standings.

Another driver who is getting closer to his first sprint car win is Kyle Peters of Mansfield, Ohio. He is fifth in the FAST standings while sitting 7th at Attica and 11th at Fremont.

The rest of the top 10 in the FAST 305 standings are: 6. Kyle Capodice who is tied for second in Attica’s points and is third in Fremont’s standings; 7. Seth Schneider who is fourth in Fremont’s points and ninth in Attica’s points; 8. Bobby Clark, the 2015 FAST champion, who has a series win at Fremont and is fifth in Attica’s points and sixth at Fremont; 9. Matt Lucius who is eighth at Attica and 13th at Fremont; and 10. Dustin Rall who is 15th at Attica and 16th at Fremont.

About the FAST Championship Series:

The FAST Series was started as a way to promote the great racing fans have enjoyed in Northwest/North Central Ohio at Attica Raceway Park and Fremont Speedway – thus the FAST acronym stood for Fremont Attica Sprint Title. Over the past couple of years the series has expanded to include other tracks and is now known as simply the FAST Championship Series.

Those who are seeking additional information regarding the 2018 All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads FAST Series presented by Ohio Logistics, or the 2018 JLH General Contractors FAST ‘305’ Series presented by Engine Pro, can do so by logging on to the official online home of the FAST Series at www.fastondirt.com. Be sure to stay updated on everything FAST related and ‘Like’ FAST on Facebook at fb.com/fastondirt and follow FAST on Twitter at @FASTseries.

FAST On Dirt, Inc. would like to thank the following contributors to the 2018 FAST Series point fund: All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads, Ohio Logistics, JLH General Contractors, Engine Pro, Kistler Racing Products, Engler Machine & Tool, CP-Carillo Pistons, Design Graphics Group Inc., SCS Gearbox, Reebar Die Casting, Hoseheads.com, Level Performance, Young's RV Centers, Gressman Powersports, Hoserville Ohio, Jon Wright’s Custom Chrome Plating, Fremont Fence, Baumann Auto Group, Fricker’s, Goofy Golf, NAPA Auto Parts, Hoosier Tire, UNOH, Welty Financial Services, EZ Shop, US Army, Weld Racing Wheels, Joe and Fran Darmofal and the Pub 400 of Fremont.

About All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads – www.allproheads.com

All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads is the industry leader in small block Chevy aluminum cylinder heads as well as the new generation 3 and Mopar W9RP heads. All Pro caters to the hard core racer always looking for the perfect design for a specific application. Whether it's sprints, super late models, drag racing, off-road, marine or road racing, you can’t on All Pro.

About JLH General Contractor:

Based in Fremont, Ohio and owned by long-time racing supporter Jon Horn, The JLH Co. LLC is your one-stop for custom home remodeling, plaster restoration, and drywall installation services. Their dedicated craftsmen will help you build the home you want out of the house you have. You can also trust JLH for construction services, including garages and pole barns. JLH also provides custom siding, roofing and window installation. For more information call Jon Horn at 419-559-9449.

About Ohio Logistics – www.ohiologistics.com

Headquartered in Findlay, Ohio, Ohio Logistics provides all the assets and operational support necessary to meet your most sophisticated logistical requirements. The company’s story is one of very impressive growth. Started in June of 1988, Findlay’s Tall Timbers Distribution Center, Inc. opened in the General Purpose Foreign Trade Zone #151 in the Tall Timbers Business Park. By 1996 the company had grown to 5 locations in 3 States and started doing business as Ohio Logistics. Currently Ohio Logistics is in 18 locations in 6 states operating over 6,000,000 square feet. Built on a sound financial base, Ohio Logistics will strive to exceed your expectations regarding your leasing and supply-chain management needs.

All Pro Aluminum Heads FAST 410 Championship Series Presented by Ohio Logistics Points

1. Craig Mintz – 2090pts.

2. Stuart Brubaker – 2016pts.

3. Cap Henry – 1987pts.

4. Chris Andrews – 1932pts.

5. Tyler Gunn – 1888pts.

6. TJ Michael – 1845pts.

7. DJ Foos – 1832pts.

8. Duane Zablocki – 1759pts.

9. Jess Stiger – 1736pts.

10. Kelsey Ivy – 1634pts.

FAST 410 winners 2018

April 21, Fremont Speedway – Craig Mintz

May 4, Attica Raceway Park – Byron Reed

May 5, Fremont Speedway – Craig Mintz

May 18, Attica Raceway Park – Stuart Brubaker

May 25, Fremont Speedway – Craig Mintz

June 1, Attica Raceway Park – Cap Henry

June 2, Fremont Speedway – Craig Mintz

June 29, Attica Raceway Park – Broc Martin

June 30, Fremont Speedway – Chris Andrews

July 3, Waynesfield Raceway Park – Cale Conley

July 7, Fremont Speedway – Chris Andrews

JLH General Contractor FAST 305 Championship Series Presented by Engine Pro Points

1. Jamie Miller – 2036pts.

2. John Ivy – 1979pts.

3. Brandon Moore – 1892pts.

4. Tyler Street – 1887pts.

5. Kyle Peters – 1881pts.

6. Kyle Capodice – 1863pts.

7. Seth Schneider – 1811pts.

8. Bobby Clark – 1803pts.

9. Matt Lucius – 1551pts.

10. Dustin Rall – 1225pts.

FAST 305 winners in 2018

May 4, Attica Raceway Park – Dustin Stroup

May 5, Fremont Speedway – Bobby Clark

May 18, Attica Raceway Park – Paul Weaver

May 26, Fremont Speedway – Steve Rando

June 15, Limaland Motorsports Park – Jamie Miller

June 16, Fremont Speedway – Jamie Miller

June 29, Attica Raceway Park – Jamie Miller

June 30, Fremont Speedway – Jamie Miller

July 3, Waynesfield Raceway Park – John Ivy

July 6, Attica Raceway Park – Dustin Stroup

July 13, Limaland Motorsports Park – Alvin Roepke

 

 

Mallett and Tankersley Guide Team ILP Into Victory Lane

Inside Line Promotions - LEWISTOWN, Pa. (July 19, 2018) - Inside Line Promotions competitors Jordon Mallett and Channin Tankersley highlighted the weekend for Team ILP by recording feature victories.

Mallett earned his sixth triumph of the season with the USCS Series on Saturday at Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Ga.

Tankersley posted his second win of the year with the ASCS Gulf South Region on Saturday at Golden Triangle Raceway Park in Beaumont, Texas.

Other Team ILP drivers with at least one top-five finish include:

Zach Blurton garnered a runner-up result on Saturday at RPM Speedway in Hays, Kan., during the Wheatshocker Nationals.

Jack Dover maneuvered to a second-place outing on Tuesday at Rapid Speedway in Rock Rapids, Iowa, with the Midwest Sprint Touring Series and a fourth-place finish on Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa.

Zane Lawrence charged from ninth to second place on Saturday at Abilene Speedway in Abilene, Texas, with the Texas Sprint Series.

Greg Wilson powered from 14th to second during the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series main event on Friday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, during Night 2 of the Kings Royal weekend.

Tony Bruce Jr. finished third both Friday at Electric City Speedway in Great Falls, Mont., and Saturday at Big Sky Speedway in Billings, Mont., with the ASCS Frontier Region.

Travis Rilat earned a third-place finish on Saturday at Knoxville Raceway and a fourth-place run on Monday at Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, S.D., with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com.

Brian Brown placed fourth on Friday at Eldora Speedway with the World of Outlaws.

Dylan Cisney scored a fourth-place finish on Saturday at Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pa.

Big Game Motorsports driver Kerry Madsen rallied from 16th to fourth on Thursday at Eldora Speedway with the World of Outlaws.

Austen Wheatley ended fourth on Friday at Cottage Grove Speedway in Cottage Grove, Ore., with the Western Sprint Tour.

Mason Daniel recorded a fifth-place result on Thursday at Sioux Speedway in Sioux Center, Iowa, with the Midwest Sprint Touring Series.

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2018 FEATURE WINNERS -

Seth Bergman - 7 (Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla., on Feb. 24; Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, on April 6; Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., on May 10; Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., on May 26; Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla., on June 1; and Skagit Speedway in Alger, Wash., on June 22 and June 23); Brian Brown - 7 (Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on May 5, May 12, May 19, May 26, June 2, June 16 and June 23); Jack Dover - 7 (Rapid Speedway in Rock Rapids, Iowa, on May 18; Park Jefferson International Speedway in Jefferson, S.D., on May 26; U.S. 36 Raceway in Osborn, Mo., on June 8; Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, Neb., on June 9; Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., on June 15; and Wagner Speedway in Wagner, S.D., on July 6 and July 7); Jordon Mallett - 6 (I-75 Raceway in Sweetwater, Tenn., on April 21; Flomaton Speedway in Flomaton, Ala., on May 18; Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla., on May 19; Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Ga., on June 22; Columbus Speedway in Columbus, Miss., on June 29; and Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Ga., on July 14); Trey Starks - 4 (Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pa., on June 2; Lavonia Speedway in Lavonia, Ga., on June 15; Blue Ridge Motorsports Park in Blue Ridge, Ga., on June 16; and Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa., on June 29); Sammy Swindell - 4 (Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, Ala., on May 31; Route 66 Motor Speedway in Amarillo, Texas, on June 9; Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla., on June 14; and Salina Speedway in Salina, Kan., on June 16); Zach Blurton - 3 (Phillips County Raceway in Holyoke, Colo.; El Paso County Raceway in Calhan, Colo., on June 23; and Dawson County Raceway in Lexington, Neb., on July 8); Derek Hagar - 3 (Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Miss., on June 1; Crowleys Ridge Raceway in Paragould, Ark., on June 29; and Lexington 104 Speedway in Lexington, Tenn., on July 3); Chris Andrews - 2 (Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio, on June 30 and July 7); Ryan Bowers - 2 (Ogilvie Raceway in Ogilvie, Minn., on June 9 and Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis., on July 7); Mason Daniel - 2 (Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on June 16 and Missouri State Fair Speedway in Sedalia, Mo., on June 29); Dominic Scelzi - 2 (Stockton Dirt Track in Stockton, Calif., on April 14 and Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, Calif., on April 28); Channin Tankersley - 2 (Golden Triangle Raceway Park in Beaumont, Texas, on May 19 and July 14); Jamie Ball - 1 (I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb., on April 13); Scott Bogucki - 1 (Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, on June 12); Chase Johnson - 1 (Ocean Speedway in Watsonville, Calif., on June 8); Kerry Madsen - 1 (Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis., on July 7); Giovanni Scelzi - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif., on May 18); and Kevin Swindell Racing - 1 (Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio, on June 30).

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Kerry Madsen Places Fourth During Kings Royal Weekend and Eighth at Silver Cup

Inside Line Promotions - SARVER, Pa. (July 19, 2018) - Kerry Madsen posted a pair of top-10 finishes during two marquee World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series events throughout the last week.

The Big Game Motorsports driver opened the action a week ago Thursday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, for the opening night of the three-day, 35th annual Kings Royal. After qualifying 16 th quickest in his group, Madsen charged from eighth to fourth place in his heat race to lock into the A Main. He then rallied from 16 th to a fourth-place finish in the main event, which was the Muddy sponsored team's 12th top five of the year.

"Thursday's track was a little more vintage Eldora and we were good all night," he said.

Qualifying put Madsen behind the eight ball on Friday at the half-mile oval, but this time it was because of a change in the lineup.

"It never used to matter at Eldora what pill you drew, but now it does," he said. "The second night we were meant to be the first car in the second session. The Outlaws changed it to make us the last car in the first session. I did a conservative lap. It would have been second in the second group. The way it worked out with the format we were 13th in the first group."

Madsen then placed fifth in a heat race and ninth in the Last Chance Showdown.

"I haven't had that crazy of a night with a format in a long time," he said. "It was one of those nights you shrug your shoulders and come back the next night."

The Muddy backed team returned to Eldora Speedway on Saturday for the $50,000-to-win Kings Royal finale. Madsen qualified 15th quickest out of more than 50 competitors. A third-place result in his heat race locked him into the 15th starting position for the main event.

"In the A Main we got a little aggressive with the car," he said. "We had to hang onto it for the first five laps. We lost a couple of spots early because our car was super tight. Our car got better as the race went on, but we gave up too much ground at the start. After an early caution it went non-stop with no yellows and we needed a caution or two."

Madsen finished with a 12th-place result.

The team ventured to Lernerville Speedway on Tuesday for the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup. Madsen timed in second quickest overall and won a heat race to advance into the dash. Unfortunately, he pulled the second-highest number - seven - during the dash draw to line up seventh.

"Qualifying and the heat went extremely well," he said. "We drew the back row (in the dash) so you try to get whatever you can. I ended up getting spun in the dash. We didn't lose or gain anything. In the A Main we'd get past a couple of cars and then they'd get by us. We had a better car than eighth, but we weren't quite good enough to drive through like we needed to."

Madsen maintained a top 10 throughout the race before ending eighth, which was his 24th top 10 of the season.

"Realistically I was a little disappointed," he said. "In big races you want to be fighting for the victory. We didn't get ourselves in a position we needed to be fighting for wins."

The team will return to action this Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 12 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 16; Heat race: 4 (8); Feature: 4 (16).

July 13 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 13; Heat race: 5 (5); B Main: 9 (11).

July 14 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 15; Heat race: 3 (3); Feature: 12 (15).

July 17 - Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa. - Qualifying: 2; Heat race: 1 (1); Dash: 7 (7); Feature: 8 (7).

SEASON STATS -

37 races, 1 win, 12 top fives, 24 top 10s, 28 top 15s, 32 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa

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For over 30 years, it has been our goal and our philosophy to provide the most innovative and practical treestands and hunting accessories in the field. As tradition continues, we are Exceeding Limitations and once again providing new models that challenge Mother Nature. In 2012 Big Game extended the line into Trail Cameras known for the easy to set, great picture quality, and over all great camera. Eyecon Trail Cameras® exceeds the expectations of consumers. Big Game Treestands® and Eyecon Trail Cameras® offers undeniable quality on time-tested favorites as well as new innovations for 2018.

For more information on Big Game Treestands®, visit http://www.BigGameTreestands.com .

 

 

PRIME TIME Live Coast to Coast brought to you by McCarthy Auto Group Covering Short-Track Racing Events Around United States

Inside Line Promotions - KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 19, 2018) - Marquee short-track racing events around the country continue this weekend and PRIME TIME Live Coast to Coast brought to you by McCarthy Auto Group offers live coverage of the action.

The free, live show, which airs on the RacinBoys website, Facebook Live and YouTube TV channels, focuses on grass-roots racing by providing instant updates and unique access, including Victory Lane interviews, correspondent connections and cut-ins to Pay-Per-View videos, from races around the country.

The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series heads to Central Pennsylvania; the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will compete in Western Pennsylvania; USAC National Sprint Cars kicks off Indiana Sprint Week; the King of the West-NARC Fujitsu Series has a race in California; ASCS regional competition will be held in Texas, Arkansas and Missouri; and the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series ventures to Nebraska to name a few.

Follow the RacinBoys social media accounts for updated times of when to tune in on both Friday and Saturday night.

Additionally, PRIME TIME Live Coast to Coast brought to you by McCarthy Auto Group is seeking correspondents to provide updates for tracks and series. To learn more about becoming a correspondent, email RacinBoys@RacinBoys.com.

While the show is free to watch, RacinBoys will continue to operate its unique premium membership to its website.

A RacinBoys premium membership encompasses all content, including live A Main video from Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com races, special highlight videos and live audio broadcasts of events for the Lucas Oil NOW600 National Micro Series, the ASCS Red River Region, the ASCS Warrior Region, the United Rebel Sprint Car Series, the Northwest Focus Midget Series and Port City Raceway in Tulsa, Okla. The cost is only $6.50 per month or $50 per year.

Live broadcasts this weekend include: the Lucas Oil National Open Wheel 600 Series presented by MyRacePass at RPM Speedway in Crandall, Texas, on Friday and at Superbowl Speedway in Greenville, Texas, on Saturday and the ASCS Warrior Region at U.S. 36 Raceway in Osborn, Mo., on Friday.

MCCARTHY AUTO GROUP -

McCarthy Auto Group includes nine dealerships throughout Kansas and Missouri with an extensive inventory of the newest models and most popular makes of vehicles, including Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Hyundai Toyota, Nissan and more. McCarthy Auto Group also offers superior auto service departments from oil changes to body repair. They are a one-stop shop for new and pre-owned automobiles, collision repair and much, much more. The professionals at McCarthy Auto Group also have a passion for connecting with the community and enhancing people's lives. They encourage everyone to help them support the community in many of their charitable causes throughout the year. For more information, visit http://www.kccars.com.

RACINBOYS -

RacinBoys, founded by Scott Traylor and Kirk Elliott in 2003, is an internet broadcasting company covering all forms of motor sports. RacinBoys produces weekly radio shows on Sports Radio 810 WHB, ESPN Kansas City and its website RacinBoys.com. RacinBoys also provides live video and audio coverage of series and racing events including the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour, Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout and Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals. For more information, go to http://www.RacinBoys.com or e-mail racinboys@racinboys.com .

 

 

Civil War Series Pres. by Flowmaster Locked and Loaded For Ocean Speedway for Annual Howard Kaeding Classic Friday Night

(PETERSEN MEDIA- Aptos, CA, )- After nearly a month off from action, the Civil War Series pres. by Flowmaster is set to light the wick on Friday night as the series travels to Ocean Speedway for the first of two back-to-back visits as they take part in the opening night of the annual Howard Kaeding Classic.

Honoring a living legend known as ‘The Campbell Comet” this weekend honors Howard Kaeding who tormented fields during his tenure in the San Jose area. In what has turned into a two-day extravaganza at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds facility, the action kick off on Friday night as the Civil War Series pres. by Flowmaster goes toe-to-toe with the Ocean Sprints pres. by Flowmaster.

A star studded field is expected to be on hand going for HK Classic glory led by young up and comer, Cole Macedo who paces the field at the top of the point standings. Macedo has been extremely fast as of late at Ocean Speedway, and the HK Classic is an event that would prove to be a memorable first career Civil War Series feature event win.

Joining Macedo on Friday night will be driver such as Jarrett Soares, DJ Freitas, Burt Foland, defending race winner Kyle Hirst, Ocean Sprints pres. by Taco Bravo point leader, and former race winner, Brad Furr, another former race winner Justin Sanders, Shane Golobic, Tanner Thorson, Koen Shaw, newly minted Speedweek Northwest Champion, DJ Netto and a slew of other challengers going for HK Classic glory.

With the race honoring Howard Kaeding, it is only fitting that legendary pilot, Brent Kaeding will make his first start of the season as his famed No. 69 entry will be in action this weekend. Joining BK this weekend will be his two sons, and stand out drivers in their own right, Tim and Bud Kaeding. The Kaeding’s have been so instrumental in getting this race up and running and continue to grow it year by year and it has quickly turned into a marquee event in California.

Following the fireworks on the track Friday night, the extracurricular activies of the weekend will kick off out side of turn four as High Five Pizza and their catering company, Catering by 5 will be on hand serving appetizers, soft drink, and beer to those 21 and up to all once the checkered flag waives. A small donation is all that is asked to take part in the Post Race Party, with all proceeds going to the NARC Benevolent Fund. Catering by 5 has been instrumental in the HK Classic since it’s inception and well thank Miles and his team for the efforts and dedication to the sport and this great event.

Friday night the Grandstands are slated to open at 4:30 pm with tickets going on sale. Adults will be admitted for $17, Seniors for $16, Juniors aged 12-15 will be $12, Kids 6-11 will be $8, while children five and under will be admitted free.

2018 Civil War Series presented by Flowmaster Schedule

7/20 Ocean Speedway- Howard Kaeding Classic

8/25 Ocean Speedway- 58th Annual Johnny Key Classic

9/5 Silver Dollar Speedway- Gold Cup Opener

9/15 Calistoga Speedway- Season Finale with World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series

ON TAP: The Civil War Series presented by Flowmaster returns to action on Friday, July 20th at Ocean Speedway where they will kick off Howard Kaeding Classic weekend.

2018 WINNERS: Justin Sanders (March 24th Marysville Raceway), Bud Kaeding (April 21st Thunderbowl Raceway), Steven Kent (May 5th Thunderbowl Raceway), Justin Sanders (May 26th Marysville Raceway), Kyle Hirst (May 27th Silver Dollar Speedway), Colby Copeland (June 23rd Calistoga Speedway).

STAY CONNECTED: Keep up with the Civil War Series Presented By Flowmaster, and find complete results and point standings by clicking over to www.racepmg.com, ‘Liking’ www.facebook.com/civilwarsprints, or following us on twitter at www.twitter.com/civilwarsprints. For more information on Flowmaster, please visit www.flowmastermufflers.com.

CIVIL WAR SERIES PRESENTED BY FLOWMASTER- Founded in 1991 as the North-South Series, the Civil War Sprint Car Series was born in 1993 giving 360ci Sprint Cars in California a sanctioning body. What started as just a handful of races at three different tracks has evolved into quite the series. In 2018, the Civil War Sprint Car Series will host 10 events at 5 different tracks around California.

 

 

Carson McCarl – Double Dipping at Knoxville!

Des Moines, IA (July 18, 2018) – Carson McCarl and the Mike Sandvig-owned #7 are coming off of a busy weekend pulling double duty at the Knoxville Raceway, picking up a 10th-place finish in the 360 and a season-best 5th in the 410! The team will be back in action this weekend, racing for $5,000 to win at Jackson Motorplex in Minnesota, before returning to Knoxville for another busy night competing in both of the top divisions on 3M Night.

Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway got off to a good start for Carson in the DeBerg Concrete #7, as he recorded solid qualifying times in both classes. “In the 360, we went out really late in the qualifying order, but were able to lay down a good time,” said Carson. His time of 16.851 was good enough for 9th quick; however, he would improve on that performance in the 410.

“We were able to qualify 5th, which is so important to put yourself in position for the invert later in the night,” said Carson. With a bit of help from father Terry’s crew guy Steve Fitzpatrick and a strong car provided by the Sandvig team, Carson was able to move forward in his heat and lock himself into the invert for the night’s A-main: “Steve gave me some notes about where to run coming off turn four in the heat and we were able to move up a spot. We had a really strong car all night long; Mike [Sandvig] and Glen Freeland had the car setup well and we got better every time we hit the track.”

In his 360 heat race, Carson would deal with some adversity, though luck was on his side and kept the night from ending prematurely. “We broke a wheel while running fifth in our heat and smacked the wall,” said McCarl. “I thought we had definitely knocked the rear end out of it, but luckily the car wasn’t in too bad of shape, and we had accumulated enough points to get us into the feature without running the B-main, though starting deep in the field.”

When the green flag flew on the night’s 360 A-main, Carson had his work cut out for him, rolling off 18th on the grid. “The 360 feature was tough,” said Carson. “I was dealing with some steering issues and it felt like we were bottled up near the back forever, but I was able to get some cars cleared and ended up in the top ten.”

After earning the hard charger award in the 360 feature, there was no time to rest, as McCarl jumped into his 410 for the final race of the night. After the eight was drawn for the invert, Carson was set to lineup on the outside of the second row. “The car felt great in the A,” said Carson. “I was able to pull the wing back and it felt really comfortable and it was great to grab our first top five of the season!”

A busy weekend is on the horizon for Carson McCarl and the Mike Sandvig-owned #7! “We’re planning on heading up to Jackson Motorplex for the $5,000 to win 360 show on Friday night,” said Carson. “If all goes well up in Minnesota, then we’re looking to pull double duty again on Saturday at Knoxville; both Mike and I love running both classes since it gives us more track time and hopefully we can improve on last week’s performance.”

Be sure to keep up with Carson and the rest of the McCarl family on Twitter!

@CarsonMcCarl & @McCarl_Racing

McCarl Family Websites!

Driverwebsites.com develops the websites for the McCarl boys. Keep up to date on Carson’s exploits at www.CarsonMcCarl.com, as well as www.TerryMcCarl.com and www.AustinMcCarl.com!

Carson’s Releases

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Carson and car-owner Mike Sandvig would like to thank their fantastic sponsors: DeBerg Concrete, Jetco Inc., Eszlinger Electric, Rens Trucking, DeBerg Flooring, Mastell Brothers, Morton Buildings, Schoenfeld Headers, Bell Helmets, and K1 RaceGear.

 

 

TKS Motorsports – Three was Nice, Four is Better!

Des Moines, IA (July 18, 2018) – Austin McCarl and the TKS Motorsports team picked up their fourth win of the season last Saturday at the Knoxville Raceway and are feeling ready for August! The Troy & Tammy Renfro-owned team will be back in action this Saturday at Knoxville looking for their fifth win and to maybe score some candy from the Casey’s General Stores Kids Candy Drop.

Austin was able to get the night off to a great start in the Casey’s General Stores/Midwest Basement Systems #2KS, by locking down the 3rd position in time trials, which Troy Renfro attributes to the work done during the week. “Everything has kind of come together for us lately,” said Troy. “Our engine builder, Al Parker, and all of his guys have been going out of their way to make our engine even better than it was on day one.”

“We spent the week changing some things around and went back to dyno and reconfigure the motor,” said Troy. “The first night out we won the A-main with it and it’s better now than it was then.”

With the hard work being paid off in qualifying, it was a night filled with close calls once Austin had to deal with other cars on the track. “In the heat we had a real close call at the start,” said McCarl. “I had to squeeze between a car and the fence and thought for a second that our night was going to be done there.”

When the heat got back to green, Austin was able to make his way forward from 6th to third, while focusing on maintaining his car for the main event. “I was biding my time in the heat and doing what I could to save my tires,” said Austin. “We were able to race our way to 3rd, which set us up well points-wise, but the eight being drawn put us starting on the fourth row of the A.”

During the 360 A-main, Austin returned to Troy with some observations on the track surface that helped the TKS team prepare for their drive to the front of the main event. “Austin came to me and said that the track looked almost exactly like it had on the second night of the World of Outlaws weekend,” said Troy. “We had missed a bit on the setup that night, but I’m a big notes taker and we went into the hauler and checked the notes, which helped us get the setup right.”

Austin and Renfro, an obsessive note-taker, reaped the benefits of the notebooks of knowledge that Troy has accumulated over the years. “That’s always my biggest piece of advice to any young guy in the sport today,” said Troy. “Tires, cars… all that changes over the years, but the notes can usually help you figure out what you did right and, more importantly, where you went wrong.”

With a winning setup for the feature, Austin was tasked with keeping the car out of trouble and moving his way to the front (easier said than done). “Our first close call came on the first lap when [Scott] Bogucki got sideways not far in front of us,” said Austin. “Then we had another close call with another car a few laps later, but luckily we were able to avoid contact both times.”

The always eloquent Troy Renfro had a much simpler way of describing some of the near misses throughout the night; “we definitely had a couple of butt-pucker moments between the heat and the A-main,” said Troy.

Benefitting from the hard luck of some other drivers, Austin found himself sitting in second only two laps into the race. “The first restart I had sitting in second behind Tasker [Phillips], he did a great job of blocking the slider and I had to settle in behind him,” said McCarl. Another chance would come fast enough, with another caution allowing Austin to try something new: “On the next restart, I had decided to lay back a little bit and go wherever Tasker wasn’t, so when he went low, I ran the cushion and was able to grab the lead coming off turn two.”

Austin would have to deal with lapped cars and another restart before the end, but raced to a comfortable margin by the time the checkered flag waved. While it was a great night for TKS Motorsports team, it was even better for one of their sponsors. “It was great to have Tim & Kim Heady from Midwest Basement Systems there,” said Troy. “Not only are they a great supporter of ours, but also Ryan Giles in the 360 division, so they got to see both of their drivers in victory lane on Saturday!”

As the clock ticks down to the Knoxville Nationals, the team is excited for the opportunity to see where they stack up against the best. “I’m excited for this coming weekend,” said Austin. “This is the time of year where a lot of the big names start showing up and we get to show what we’ve got.”

To car owner Troy Renfro, Austin has already shown a lot. “I really hope people see what I see in Austin,” said Troy. “He has a bright future that will last long after I’ve retired.”

Austin McCarl and the TKS Motorsports #2KS will return to the Knoxville Raceway this Saturday, July 21st in search of win number five! Check out the new TKS Motorsports website for the season schedule and more from the TKS team.

TKS Motorsports is thankful for the support from all of their loyal sponsors:

Casey's General Stores, Des Moines Industrial Products (DMIP), Midwest Basement Systems, Neumann Brothers Construction, AFA Wheels, AL Driveline, All Star Performance, AO Designs, ATL Racing Fuel Cells, Aurora Rod Ends, Billy Bell House Moving, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Butlerbuilt, Chalk Stix Torsion Bars, Fibreworks Composites, Gail Dielman, Hoosier, HRP, Indy Race Parts, Justice Brothers, KSE Racing Products, Liberty Ready Mix, Mag Tech Ignition, Maxim Racing Chassis, Parker Performance, PennGrade Motor Oil, Schoenfeld Headers, Slade Shock Technology, Snyder Landscaping & Lawn Care, Tony Moro Collision Center, Tony Moro Powdercoating & Sandblasting, Top Flight Wings, Walker Filtration Systems, Webb Family Farms, Wilwood, and Winters Performance Products.

 

 

Schatz Sensational At Kings Royal With KSE Racing Products


PETERSEN MEDIA: Fully in the ‘Month of Money’ there is a familiar face cashing in already and he is doing it with KSE Racing Products.

One of Sprint Car racing’s crowned jewel’s has came and gone and when the dust settled at Eldora Speedway it was none other than Donny Schatz using KSE Racing Products to win the Kings Royal, but he was also victorious during Friday’s Knight Before the Royal event. It was a KSE Racing Products sweep at ‘The Big E’ as Shane Stewart and his Kyle Larson Racing team kicked the massive weekend off on Thursday night picking up their first win of the season as they scored the Jokers Wild feature event win.

DJ Netto had a nice weekend on the West Coast. Getting out of his native California to take part in Speedweek Northwest, Netto was able to win the finale at Cottage Grove Speedway on Saturday night and put his name in the history books as the 2018 Speedweek Northwest Champion.

Austin McCarl and Ryan Giles each picked up weekly wins at Knoxville Raceway with the Nationals looming closer and closer, Jonathan Cornell picked up a three night sweep with the ASCS Red River Region, Legaon Seavey capped a week of being a bridesmaid by winning the Mid America Midget Week Finale in Sweet Springs, MO as Justin Grant won the night before at Jefferson County.

Tanner Thorson made noise in California by way of a last lap win at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, CA as Shane Golobic was all victorious in the ‘Golden State’ as he used KSE Racing Products to collect his third King of the West win of the season.

Other winners using KSE Racing Products over the last week include Robbie Stillwagon, Greg Hodnett, Danny Dietrich, Freddie Rahmer, and Terry McCarl.

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Sammy Swindell Open for Knoxville Nationals Opportunity

Inside Line Promotions - GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (July 18, 2018) - Sammy Swindell is seeking an opportunity to hunt for his record-tying 35th career A Main start during the famed Knoxville Nationals next month.

Swindell has spent the last couple of seasons on a part-time schedule driving in both 410ci and 360ci sprint car competition for A.G. Rains. However, the 410 engine the team has is damaged and won't be repaired in time for the $150,000-to-win event at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, Aug. 8-11.

"Everything is in good shape with our 360 program so we'll be able to race the 360 Knoxville Nationals, but I don't have anything lined up for the 410 Knoxville Nationals," Swindell said. "I'm open to any opportunity with a team that can be a contender or that is willing to loan us an engine."

Swindell has made 34 A Main starts - only one behind Steve Kinser for the most all time - during the prestigious event, including winning it in 1983. He has also earned eight podiums, 14 top fives and 20 top 10s since his first Knoxville Nationals A Main in 1976.

Swindell also ranks sixth in career laps led - 89 - and he's one of only six drivers to earn the pole position at least three times.

"I think Knoxville is a track where experience is valuable," he said. "It can be very technical and not many drivers can show up and be competitive for the win their first few times there. We've had quite a bit of success there and hopefully we can find the right opportunity to contend for another win."

Swindel has 50 career 410ci winged sprint car wins at Knoxville Raceway, which ranks fifth all time.

SEASON STATS -

30 races, 4 wins, 18 top fives, 20 top 10s, 20 top 15s, 21 top 20s

UP NEXT -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.SammySwindell1.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/1sam91

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"Simpson Race Products has been with me since 1974," Swindell said. "They've been keeping me safe for more than 40 years."

Swindell would also like to thank ACME Graphix & Design, Whitacre Glass, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, FK Rod Ends, CP Pistons, High Performance Lubricants, Sweet Manufacturing, Schoenfeld Headers, W&B Service Company, Griffin Fishing Charters and Lodge, South Bay Partners, MyRacePass and Inside Line Promotions for their continued support.

 

 

White Scores Top 10 During Debut at Brown County Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 18, 2018) - Harli White visited a pair of tracks for the first time during the last week and she nearly pocketed a pair of top 10s.

"It helps a lot going to new tracks," she said. "You have to adapt really quick and figure out the setup, gearing and things like that. As a driver you have to figure out what way the track likes to be raced. That is one thing I've learned is to adapt quicker than I used to. It also helps being in different parts of the country with the different conditions and altitudes."

White ventured to Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo., a week ago Wednesday for a Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com show. She advanced from sixth to fifth place in a heat race, which lined her up 14th for the main event. Following a delay for rain, White maneuvered to an 11th-place finish on the heavy track.

"It was the luck of the draw in the heat race and it didn't go in our favor," she said. "I didn't get a good start in the A Main. It singled out and then I got lapped so that didn't help at all. When you're down a lap you don't want to get in the way of the leaders battling for a win so you race a little different."

White took last weekend off before invading Brown County Speedway on Monday with the ASCS National Tour.

"It was really cool," she said. "It was a unique little bullring. It was cool to go up there and I enjoyed adding another new track to my list."

White finished where she started - fourth - in a heat race before capping the night with a 10th-place result in the A Main. It marked her seventh top 10 during ASCS National Tour competition this season.

She is scheduled to resume competition this Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, where she will race the next couple of weekends before the 360 Knoxville Nationals Aug. 2-4.

"I'm going to focus on time trials since we don't do that often," she said. "That's a key thing at Knoxville. After that we'll focus on getting through the heat and racing cars. The air is a big deal. We don't get to see that very often so it has a big effect on how your car handles at Knoxville. These next couple of weeks will be important to give us momentum going into the 360 Knoxville Nationals."

QUICK RESULTS -

July 11 - Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo. - Heat race: 5 (6); Feature: 11 (14).

July 16 - Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, S.D. - Heat race: 4 (4); Feature: 10 (9).

SEASON STATS -

40 races, 0 wins, 6 top fives, 15 top 10s, 21 top 15s, 27 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.HarliWhiteRacing.net

Twitter: https://twitter.com/HarliWhiteRacin

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Harli-White-Racing-116791735008839/?fref=ts

APPAREL -

White has various t-shirt designs ranging from youth small to adult 4XL available for purchase at her race trailer every time she competes and at http://www.harliwhiteracing.net/shopping/ .

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"The support from everyone at Golden Triangle Fire Protection Inc. has been amazing," White said. "Fire safety is very important to me and I'm grateful a company doing good things like Golden Triangle Fire Protection Inc. is partnering with our team."

White would also like to thank CatSpot, Charlie's Trucking and Forklift, Inc., Nattress Construction, Lucas Oil Products, Inc., The Mower Shop, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions, PXP Racewear, All Star Performance, Broken Arrow Powder Coating, Inc., Tommy Thompson Motorsports, Jerry Tucker Roustabout, LLC, Donnie Ray Crawford Legacy Foundation, Shiners Hospitals for Children and Superflow Testers for their continued support.

 

 

Giovanni Scelzi Moves Forward in Brad Doty Classic Before Making Two Kings Royal Prelim A Mains

Inside Line Promotions - ROSSBURG, Ohio (July 18, 2018) - Giovanni Scelzi took another step forward in his young sprint car career last week by making three of four A Mains with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series, which featured approximately 50 competitors each night.

Scelzi and the Indy Race Parts backed, Bernie Stuebgen owned team opened the busy week last Tuesday at Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio, during the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic. Scelzi qualified 10th quickest in his group before a fourth-place result in both a heat race and the Last Chance Showdown locked him into the main event.

"It was really wet around the bottom and in dirty air you couldn't do much," he said. "I worked the bottom the whole race to get what I could. Whenever I'd move up the track I'd lose a spot or two. It was good to run 40 laps and make it through there with a few positions gained."

Scelzi rallied from 22nd to 14th.

The team ventured to Eldora Speedway on Thursday for the first night of the 35th annual Kings Royal weekend. Scelzi timed in third quickest in his group and he placed second in a heat race to lock into the dash. A seventh-place result in the dash lined him up on the inside of the fourth row for the A Main.

"I had a good heat race, but I didn't have the best dash or feature," he said. "The guys are so good there. I passed some cars at the end once I got into a rhythm. I have to work on being more aggressive and making decisions quick enough."

Scelzi placed 14th for the second straight race.

He overcame a 20th-place qualifying result on Friday by maneuvering from seventh to third place during a heat race at Eldora Speedway.

"I didn't qualify very good, but we got lucky in the heat race when a couple of guys crashed," he said. "Since we were starting so far back in the main event we decided to try some stuff because we didn't have anything to lose. It didn't work as well as we had hoped, but you have to try different things to get better. I felt like I drove the most aggressive from the weekend. We were still loose and I had the wing pretty far back, but it still didn't give us the forward drive we were looking for. But it was a good learning experience."

Scelzi's 22nd-place finish guided the team into the Kings Royal finale on Saturday. Scelzi qualified 11th quickest out of more than 50 drivers, but that was too good for the format that rewards drivers who time in in the 20s by putting them on the front row of a heat race. Scelzi started and finished fourth in a heat race.

"We weren't bad enough to be on the front row or good enough to qualify in the top two, which locked into the A Main," he said. "We were good in the heat, but it was tough to get around the guy for third. Then in the B Main we didn't get a good first start and fell back with guys sliding each other. It just wasn't quite enough."

Scelzi ended the weekend seventh in the Last Chance Showdown, which was only three positions shy of a transfer into the A Main during his event debut.

"We had a solid week throughout," he said. "It was a really successful week of learning. Going back to places we've seen before was helpful so I think when we go back to those tracks again I'll be that much further."

Scelzi will take this weekend off before competing July 28 at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, and July 29 at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa, with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 10 - Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio - Qualifying: 10; Heat race: 4 (4); B Main: 4 (4); Feature: 14 (22).

July 12 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 3; Heat race: 2 (2); Dash: 7 (4); Feature: 14 (7).

July 13 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 20; Heat race: 3 (7); Feature: 22 (15).

July 14 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 11; Heat race: 4 (4); B Main: 7 (5).

SEASON STATS -

34 races, 1 win, 8 top fives, 13 top 10s, 22 top 15s, 26 top 20s

UP NEXT -

July 28 at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, and July 29 at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa, with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.GaryScelziMotorsports.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/GioScelzi

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

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"They are by far the most comfortable racing suit on the market," Scelzi said. "They are the safest suit you can possibly buy and they are the best looking. I can't thank Sparco enough for everything they do for me and my brother every single year."

Scelzi would also like to thank Priority Aviation Services, Whipple Superchargers, Scelzi Enterprises, Fuel Delivery Services, Inc., Carlucci Transport, Red Rose Transportation, Inc., Roth Motorsports, Panella Trucking, NAPA Auto Parts, Red Line Oil, Weld Wheels, Schoenfeld Headers, KSE Racing Products, FK Rod Ends, Sparco, Simpson Race Products, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Worldwide Bearings, Todd Jorgensen, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, K&N Filters, Meridian Steel, Kenny's Components, Auto Meter, Allstar Performance, DJS Safe Seats, Arctic Cat and Southern Pacific Farms for their continued support.

 

 

Hendricks Shows Improvement During Four Nights of USAC Racing

Inside Line Promotions - SWEET SPRINGS, Mo. (July 18, 2018) - Zane Hendricks showed improvement throughout four nights of action with the USAC P1 Insurance National Midgets during the last week when the 18-year-old qualified for the main event each night and displayed speed in his Tucker-Boat Motorsports ride.

"Overall, it was a pretty good week," said Hendricks, who competed at three tracks for the first time during Mid-America Midget Week. "I didn't have the finishes I wanted, but we made the feature every night and I didn't tear a whole lot up.

"I've always struggled a bit on slick tracks and we had a slick track each night last week so I need to get better on those. And I need to qualify a little better, which would make the feature easier. But we're definitely moving in the right direction."

The only track of the four that Hendricks had previously raced on was Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla. - the site of a race a week ago Tuesday.

"Red Dirt is about 30 minutes from home," he said. "I've raced there three or four times and it was definitely a big help in qualifying when I qualified third.

"But in the heat race a car spun out in front of me. I couldn't see him until it was too late due to the dust and sun in my eyes. My car was too damaged to continue. We qualified for the A Main through the B Main. I struggled to find grip anywhere on the track and lost my brakes about halfway through the race so I just tried to the save the car and we finished 19th."

Hendricks started on the front row of his heat race and won it the following night at Solomon Valley Raceway in Beloit, Kan.

"It was good to win the heat, but I didn't qualify real well (17 th of 27) so I started 16th in the feature," he said. "I was running pretty well until I hit a rut. I managed to save it, but it broke a shock and I ended up finishing 16th."

Hendricks got off to a difficult start Saturday night at Jefferson County Speedway in Fairbury, Neb.

"I had a mechanical issue on my first lap of qualifying and the car died," he said. "We were able to fix it, but we had to go out last and only got one lap. Then the track was really slick in the heat race. I spun out, but I was still able to finish fifth and transfer to the A.

"The track was a lot better in the feature. I started 13th and clipped a tractor tire on the inside of the track and tipped over, but the car was fine. I drove back up to 11th and then clipped another tire and bent the steering, ending our night. It was unfortunate because that was the best car we had all week. I made a couple of mistakes and it cost us some parts and a good finish."

The busy week wrapped up on Sunday at Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex, where Hendricks qualified 19th, finished third in a heat race and started 15th in the A Main.

"I qualified okay for going out late," he said. "The A Main got really slick. My right rear bleeder stuck and the brakes didn't work all the time. I started out decent, but faded toward the end with the brake issues while the car got really loose due to the bleeder not working. It wasn't the result I wanted, but I didn't tear anything up either. It was good to make it through four nights of racing with some better results and luck than we had earlier this year."

QUICK RESULTS -

July 10 - Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla. - Qualifying: 3; Heat race: DNF (-); B Main: 5 (-); Feature: 19 (8).

July 11 - Solomon Valley Raceway in Beloit, Kan. - Qualifying: 17; Heat race: 1 (-); Feature: 16 (16).

July 14 - Jefferson County Speedway in Fairbury, Neb. - Qualifying: 13; Heat race: 5 (-); Feature: 20 (13).

July 15 - Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex in Sweet Springs, Mo. - Qualifying: 19; Heat race: 3 (-); Feature: 20 (15).

SEASON STATS -

16 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 2 top 10s, 2 top 15s, 7 top 20s

UP NEXT -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.ZaneHendricks.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/hendricks_zane

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

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"Brad Benic's customer service is one of the best out there," Hendricks said. "He's always open to any questions, trying something new, helping with setups. His turn-around times are great."

Hendricks would also like to thank Vacuworx, CK Power, Shorty's Machine Shop, BP Fab, Esslinger, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Walker Performance Filtration, Eagle Motorsports, Intruder Chassis and Outlaw Wings for their continued support.

 

 

Rilat Records Trio of Top 10s During Busy Week in Great Plains and Midwest

Inside Line Promotions - ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 18, 2018) - Travis Rilat is finding the consistency that the BDS Motorsports program has been seeking this summer.

The team registered a trio of top-six results during the last week to push their top-10 streak to five straight races. Rilat has netted eight top 10s in his nine races during the last month.

"We're getting things in order," he said. "To win you have to be consistent. It's been working out pretty good for us the last couple of weeks."

Rilat made his debut at Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo., a week ago Wednesday during a Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com event. A runner-up result in a heat race earned enough points to make the feature redraw. Unfortunately, Rilat pulled the highest number - eight - to start the A Main on the outside of the fourth row.

"I was running fourth for a while, but I burned the tire off and faded a bit when the track took a little rubber later on," he said.

Rilat hung on for a sixth-place finish.

The team ventured to Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on Saturday. Rilat qualified fifth quickest, maneuvered from fifth to second place in a heat race and closed the night with a third-place run in the A Main.

"We've run there a bunch in the past and we ran there once this season already, but it's still important to get a few more laps there," he said. "We were pretty good, but the two cars in front of us were faster so we have some work to do. There's always room to grow. No one is ever where they want to be, but it's not too bad. We have some small tweaks to make."

This week's action began on Monday when Rilat made his debut at Brown County Speedway with the ASCS National Tour. He finished second in a heat race to again advance into the feature redraw. This time he pulled the third-highest number - six - to start the main event on the outside of the third row.

"It was a little racy at first and we got to fourth right away," he said. "We ended up getting another spot when Seth Bergman had a problem. Halfway through the race the track wound up taking rubber. Our car started to tighten up and I just missed the rubber one time, which allowed Sam Hafertepe Jr. by us."

Rilat finished fourth, which was his eighth top five of the season.

He will return to action this Friday at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., with the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprints and Midwest Sprint Touring Series before returning to Knoxville Raceway on Saturday when he will compete in the 410ci sprint car division.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 11 - Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo. - Heat race: 2 (1); Feature: 6 (8).

July 14 - Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa - Qualifying: 5; Heat race: 2 (5); Feature: 3 (4).

July 16 - Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, S.D. - Heat race: 2 (2); Feature: 4 (6).

SEASON STATS -

27 races, 0 wins, 8 top fives, 17 top 10s, 22 top 15s, 22 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., with the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprints and Midwest Sprint Touring Series and Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.TravisRilat.com

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TravisRilat29

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"Champion is a well-known name in auto racing," Rilat said. "We're grateful for their support of BDS Motorsports."

Rilat would also like to thank BDS Motorsports, Frio Chevrolet, The BOSS, MDS Boring & Drilling, Shark Racing Engines, CnB Chubby, Simpson Race Products, KSE Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, Joe's Kleen Products, Hoosier Racing Tires, HRP Wings, Goodrich, All Star Auto Reconditioning, All Pro Cylinder Heads, Astro Titanium, AutoMeter, Batts Farms, Birch Corp Financial, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Carlan Services, Car Star Collision and Service (from Leduc, Alberta, Canada), Clark Construction, Diversified Machine Inc., Dyer Rods, Eagle Motorsports, FK Rod Ends, Fuel Safe, Gee and Gee Racing, Gillund Enterprises, Global Power Services, Hepfner Racing Products, Hoosier Tire Midwest, Impact Coatings, The Joie of Seating, Justice Brothers, Kinsler Fuel Injection, KSE Racing Products, Kustom Sprintcar Supplies, Lanktree Holdings, Millstone, Moroso Products, NGK Spark Plugs, Outerwears, Over The Top Marketing and Promotions, Pat Beck Motorsports, Pit Stop Liquors, Quick Racing Products, Randy's Lawncare/Maintenance - Newton, Iowa, Sander Engineering, SCE Gaskets, Schoenfeld Headers, Sebastian Sandblasting and Powdercoating, Shane Liebig, Shaver Specialty Race Engines, Speedway Motors, Strong Crane Service, Super Shox, Total Seal Piston Rings, Ultra-Lite Brakes and Zephyr Pro40 for their continued support.

 

 

Hill Happy to be Home Following Six Weeks on the Road

Inside Line Promotions - ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 18, 2018) - Alex Hill was happy to arrive home after approximately six weeks on the road traveling with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com.

Hill arrived in Six Nations, Ontario, Canada, Tuesday evening following a 20-hour drive from her latest race in South Dakota.

"I really enjoyed being on the road, but it's always good to be home," she said. "It will be nice to be here for about a week."

Hill added two more new race tracks to her résumé in the last week beginning with a visit to Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo., a week ago Wednesday. She placed second in a heat race and 12 th in the feature. The A Main result tied her season-best finish with the ASCS National Tour.

"The heat race went well and we finished second," she said. "But then it rained for a bit and the track really changed. I lost some spots early in the feature and it became difficult to pass."

The Hill's Racing Team then traveled to Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on Saturday. She qualified 28th quickest, advanced from seventh to sixth place in a heat race and rallied from eighth to fifth place in the B Main, which was one spot shy of earning a transfer into the main event.

"Knoxville just didn't go our way," she said. "We couldn't find a proper balance with our car starting in hot laps and it stayed that way the rest of the night. It was disappointing."

The team ventured to the north for a first-time ASCS National Tour visit to Brown County Speedway on Monday.

"We had a fast car in the heat, but we had a bad draw," said Hill, who started and finished eighth. "It was mainly one lane on the bottom and you had to hope someone would make a mistake, but they didn't. I tried the top, but there was nothing there."

Hill finished 14th in the feature after starting 16th .

"The track for the feature was kind of weird," she said. "It seemed to be faster on the top, then the bottom and then the top again. It eventually took rubber on the bottom. I just got out of the way of the leaders and stayed on the top toward the end of the race."

Returning home this time also means returning to race at her home track this Friday when she will invade Ohsweken Speedway - the site of her most recent feature win last year.

"I'm really looking forward to racing at Ohsweken, my home track," she said. "I'm anxious to see how much we've improved. After so many new tracks lately, it will be nice to go back to a track that the crew and I are familiar with. It's also nice to spend a week with family and have them able to come to the races."

QUICK RESULTS -

July 11 - Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo. - Heat race: 2 (2); Feature: 12 (3).

July 14 - Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa - Qualifying: 28; Heat race: 6 (7); B Main: 5 (8).

July 16 - Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, S.D. - Heat race: 8 (8); Feature: 14 (16).

SEASON STATS -

32 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 1 top 10, 8 top 15s, 17 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday at Ohsweken Speedway in Ohsweken, Ontario, Canada

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.HillsRacingTeam.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/HillsRacingTeam

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

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"All of the Hill's Racing Team cars use shocks from Slade Shock Technology," Hill said. "We enjoy working with Eric and the product and service he provides."

Hill would also like to thank Townline Variety, BearPaw Gas and Convenience, Tony Stewart Racing, Ackland Insurance, Cool Chassis, Creative Edge Signs & Graphics, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Lettrage Pixel, XYZ Machining, Fisher Racing Engines, Strodes BBQ and Deli, Gaerte/TOPP Performance Race Products, Allstar Performance, PPM Racing Products, PAC Racing Springs, Wilwood, DMI, MicroBlue, Vortex Racing Products, Saldana Racing Products, Kinsler Fuel Injection, KSE Racing Products and Brown & Miller Racing Solutions for their continued support.

 

 

Price Gears Up for the Clay Cup Nationals at Deming Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - ALGER, Wash. (July 18, 2018) - Robbie Price is returning to his roots this weekend as he climbs aboard a 600cc micro sprint to compete in the 34th annual Clay Cup Nationals at Deming Speedway.

The Clay Cup Nationals opens on Thursday and Friday with a pair of qualifying nights followed by main events on Saturday at the oval in Deming, Wash. The finale for the 600cc class will pay $10,000 to win and $500 to start. The format is similar to the Trophy Cup at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif., where drivers earn event points each time they hit the track on qualifying nights and the main event on the final night is completely inverted by those points.

Price ran a micro sprint a handful of times last year, but the Clay Cup Nationals will mark the first time he has raced one of the 600cc-powered machines this year.

"I ran the Clay Cup for a number of years and came close a couple of times and never finished the deal so I'm hoping to do that this year," he said. "I have a lot of laps at Deming (Speedway) so I'm going to run it like I did when I used to race there a lot."

Having hopped back and forth between a sprint car and a micro in the past, Price knows the nuances that are needed when driving the smaller, less powerful machine.

"You are going a lot slower in a micro so it gives you more time to think about stuff," he noted. "I'm definitely a little more aggressive in the micro than I am in anything else. Hopefully that will play into my results this weekend rather than hinder them. You have to be up on the wheel at all times with the format they run to get as many points as possible."

Last weekend Price took part in the final two nights of Northwest Speedweek at Cottage Grove Speedway. On Friday night, he was 10th fastest in his group for time trials and finished second in a heat race. Bad luck befell the native of Cobble Hill, B.C., in the feature. He pulled off the track early and was credited with a 22nd-place finish.

In the finale of Speedweek last Saturday night Price was third fastest in his group during time trials and ran fifth in a heat race. Price started 12 th in the main event and worked his way into the top 10 when more bad luck plagued him. This time it was in the form of a flat tire. He was credited as the 20th-place finisher.

"On the first night, I went to pull a tear-off and it stripped the post so I lost all my tear-offs and the track was pretty hooked up," he said. "I did about two and a half laps wiping with my gloves and I decided it was better to just pull in. The second night we were pretty good and I fell off the track and cut a tire. We were up to sixth or seventh from 12 th. We had really good speed both nights, just bad circumstances."

QUICK RESULTS -

July 13 - Cottage Grove Speedway in Cottage Grove, Ore. - Qualifying: 10; Heat race: 2 (2); Feature: 22 (17).

July 14 - Cottage Grove Speedway in Cottage Grove, Ore. - Qualifying: 3; Heat race: 5 (5); Feature: 20 (12).

SEASON STATS

23 races, 0 wins, 3 top fives, 9 top 10s, 10 top 15s, 15 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Thursday through Saturday at Deming Speedway in Deming, Wash., for the 34 th annual Clay Cup Nationals

MEDIA LINKS -

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

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Millstone Heating & Sheet Metal

Millstone Heating & Sheet Metal has been serving Duncan, the Cowichan Valley and Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada, since 1996. Seven certified journeymen with more than 90 years of combined experience provide quality craftsmanship to complete residential and commercial HVAC projects as well as custom fabrication. For more information, visit http://www.MillstoneHeating.com.

"Millstone Heating & Sheet Metal specializes in commercial and residential heating and air conditioning installation," Price said. "It has been instrumental in my racing career and I appreciate the support from everyone at the company."

Price would also like to thank Triple X Race Co., Strong Crane Service and Wildlight Motorsports Photography for their continued support.

 

 

Lawrence Earns Runner-Up Result at Abilene Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - ABILENE, Texas (July 18, 2018) - Zane Lawrence captured a runner-up result last Saturday during a Texas Sprint Series show at Abilene Speedway.

"We had a pretty good weekend in the Bob Odom owned car," he said. "We were able to make a few adjustments during the off weeks and make gains with the car."

Lawrence lined up on the outside of the third row during a heat race and he gained a trio of positions to finish third. He then started the A Main on the inside of the fifth row.

"The car was rolling pretty good in the heat race and we were able to pick off a couple positions," he said. "Then in the feature I was just rolling around on the bottom and picked off a handful of cars and made our way through the field pretty quickly."

Lawrence advanced to second and moved up the track to run the same line as the leader with hopes of running him down.

"The later part of the race the car started sputtering and skipping," he said. "The leader was struggling to get through traffic and I could still get to him, I just didn't have the speed to get around him."

Lawrence settled into second and the runner-up result marked his third top-five finish of the season.

"I had a lot of fun and that win is coming soon," he said. "I can't thank Bob enough for letting me run his car and hopefully we will be bringing back a check and trophy next weekend."

Lawrence will be back in the 305ci sprint car this Friday at Boyd Raceway in Boyd, Texas, and Saturday at Kennedale Speedway Park in Kennedale, Texas, with the Texas Sprint Series.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 14 - Abilene Speedway in Abilene, Texas - Heat race: 3 (6); Feature: 2 (9).

SEASON STATS -

8 races, 0 wins, 3 top fives, 5 top 10s, 6 top 15s, 6 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday at Boyd Raceway in Boyd, Texas, and Saturday at Kennedale Speedway Park in Kennedale, Texas, with the Texas Sprint Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.ZaneLawrenceRacing.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Zane-Lawrence-Racing-1770208319967876/

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Keizer Aluminum Wheels

Keizer Aluminum Wheels has provided custom aluminum racing wheels for any type of racing application for several decades. For more information, visit http://www.KeizerWheels.com.

"Keizer Aluminum Wheels really are the best in the business when it comes to great products and customer service," Lawrence said. "They make wheels that are affordable for the racers. They're the only wheel product that we've ever used, even in micro sprints. I can't thank them enough for their support and reliable products."

Lawrence would also like to thank Lawrence Towing, B&B Automotive, Pediatric Eye Specialist, Astro Titanium and Mark Burch Motorsports for their continued support.

 

 

PST Weekly Round Up: The Canadian Triple Treat!

By Curtis Berleue (Sodus, NY) | The A-Verdi Storage Containers Patriot Sprint Tour will look to get back in action this coming weekend after another rained out event at Woodhull Raceway this past Saturday night. The tour will make its only appearance in Canada this weekend for the ‘Canadian Triple Treat’ - three races each paying $3,333 to win and $333 to start (USD).

A forecast that called for just a slight chance of a thunderstorm in the early evening at Woodhull Raceway proved to be wrong and the action was sidelined once again in 2018 after two showers passed through making the track too soggy to work in. The event will now be run on Saturday August 25. Fans, drivers and crews should hold on to their tickets and wristbands as they will be honored that evening.

This Friday, July 20, will see the annual trip for the Patriot Sprint Tour to Ohsweken Speedway located in Ohsweken, Ontario. During last years visit, Ohsweken regular Dylan Westbrook took home top honors en route to his first PST Canada Championship. Westbrook will attempt to defend his crown this weekend against a strong contingent of both Ohsweken regulars and Patriot invaders.

Friday night at Ohsweken will also be their driver autograph night. Fans will get the chance to interact and get autographs from their favorite Patriot Sprint Tour stars. Drivers expected to be on hand include current points leader ‘The Cobra’ Chuck Hebing, 2017 Canadian Sprint Car Nationals runner-up Jordan Thomas, multi-time PST champion Jared Zimbardi and many more!

The following night, Saturday July 21, will be night two of the Canadian Triple Treat at Brockville-Ontario Speedway. As in years past, it will be driver autograph night at the BOS and fans will be able to get an autograph from their favorite PST driver! Last year, Canadian Rick Wilson and perennial PST champion Jared Zimbardi both took home A-Main victories in two separate visits.

The Canadian Triple Treat weekend will conclude on Sunday, July 22 at Cornwall Motor Speedway. During last years barn-burner, Steve Poirier took home the victory and the PST Canada championship was decided in the final laps with Dylan Westbrook narrowly finishing ahead of Jared Zimbardi.

There will be a handful of contingencies and awards available to competitors throughout this weekends Canadian Triple Treat. Each night, drivers will be competing for an enhanced purse paying $3,333 to the winner and $333 to start. The 14th place finisher each night will also receive $100 from Scorpion Security Products. A points tally will also be kept throughout the weekend, with awards going to the top 5 at the end of night number three courtesy of Fine Touch Collision.

For more information on this weekends action, visit the Patriot Sprint Tour website at www.PatriotSprintTour.com, like the Patriot Sprint Tour on Facebook and follow @PatriotSprints on Twitter and Instagram.

The Patriot Sprint Tour recognizes the following marketing partners for the 2018 season: A-Verdi Storage Containers, Hoosier Racing Tires, Prestige Pool & Spa, Einstein Construction Group, Bonnell’s Rod Shop, Fine Touch Collision, Mike Emhof Motorsports Inc., Super Gen Products with Champion Power Equipment, Patriot Tank Lines, Danny Willmes Enterprises, Casey’s Truck Salvage, Just Signs & Designs, Brodix Cylinder Heads, Sunoco Race Fuels, Insinger Performance, Shuttleworth Asphalt Sealing, ASI Racewear and CBP Media.

 

 

Northeast Racing Products Trade Show and Power Seal Presents Free Driver Admission at the Utica-Rome Speedway for the Jan Corcoran Memorial.

SYRACUSE, NY – One of the unique aspects of the first annual Northeast Racing Products (NRP) Auction and Trade Show was free admission for all drivers. The concept has now been carried over for the Eighth Annual Jan Corcoran Memorial which will be held at the Utica-Rome Speedway on August 5th

NRP and Power Seal of Syracuse, NY will be presenting sponsors of the Night of Legends at Utica-Rome and also the Free Admission for drivers competing in the event. The 50 lap Big/Small Block Challenge will pay $3,064 to win a $640 bonus to the highest finishing small block. The Sportsman will run for $640 to win with $64 to start.

“I want to thank Bill and Kim Shea for doing the Free driver’s admission, I always wanted to do promotions like this and we started it at the first NRP show,” noted Corcoran, “The Shea’s have kept the memorial for my mom alive and I wanted to help give back to the racers that support.”

Joining the Big/Small Block Challenge and the Sportsman on the card will be the Pro Stocks, Rookie Sportsman and a special appearance Dirt Modified Nostalgia Vintage Series making for a special evening for young and old alike.

The NRP Auction and Trade show is filling up even faster than last year. Dates of this years edition is Friday and Saturday November 16 & 17 with the same New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY the site. The Utica-Rome Speedway were one of the many vendors that help bring the first show to a near sell out.

Tom Juno, the owner of Power Seal in Syracuse, NY not only is a huge fan of auto racing in Central New York he also drives his own dirt sportsman. Power Seal Driveway Sealing has experience with both residential and commercial driveways and parking lots. Please visit www.cusepowerseal.com .

For information on the Jan Corcoran Memorial at Utica-Rome Speedway you can visit www.uticaromespeedway.com . For the latest on the NRP Show please visit www.northeastracingproducts.com .

August 5th, 2018, Utica-Rome Speedway and Free driver admission night will be a special night for all.

 

 

The C&H Veteran Ent. presents Hunt Magnetos Wingless Tour ready to tackle Placerville Speedway red clay on Saturday

By Gary Thomas

Placerville, CA – July 18, 2018…The C&H Veteran Ent. presents Hunt Magnetos Wingless Tour begins the start of four races to go in the 2018 season with the final appearance of the year at the Placerville Speedway this Saturday July 21.

The night of action at the familiar red clay quarter-mile marks round eight for the C&H Veteran Ent. presents Hunt Magnetos Wingless Tour. The ultra-competitive campaign has seen six different winners in the seven events held thus far with several drivers knocking on the door of their first triumph.

“We look forward to having the C&H Veteran Ent. presents Hunt Magnetos Wingless Tour at Placerville Speedway on Saturday,” said Russell Motorsports Inc. President Scott Russell. “We’ve had some great wingless sprint car racing in Placerville when we have presented it and we’re expecting more of that this weekend. It should be a great show pairing it with our Thompson’s Auto Group Winged 360 Sprint Cars to give fans the best of both worlds.”

The only other visit of the season to Placerville Speedway in April was picked off by Stockton driver DJ Johnson. Scott Hall, Shawn Jones, Cody Spencer and Nick Larson comprised the top-five. The most recent C&H Veteran Ent. presents Hunt Magnetos Wingless Tour event in Stockton saw Matt Stewart become a first-time winner, but the other storyline was the fact that previous point leader Scott Hall suffered engine issues and was unable to start the A-main.

Shawn Jones brought home a runner up finish in Stockton and has moved back atop the point standings with four events remaining. Jones captured his first career C&H Veteran Ent. presents Hunt Magnetos Wingless Tour feature victory back in March at the Silver Dollar Speedway. The versatile driver also ran up front last weekend at the Placerville Speedway while driving a Dwarf Car, until issues left him with a DNF.

More drivers looking to put their names up front this Saturday will include the previously mentioned Hall, along with Troy Degaton, Ryon Siverling, Kaimi Costa, Robert Floyd, Angelique Bell, Nick Larson, Cody Spencer, Terry Schank Jr., Bubba Decaires, Paul Vandenberg, Adam Teves, Bob Davis, Jake Morgan, Casey McClain and others.

Adult tickets this Saturday will cost $15, while seniors 62 plus, military and juniors 12-17 will be $13, children 6-11 are $6, kids five and under are free! Tickets can also be purchased online by clicking https://www.universe.com/events/2018-placerville-speedway-championship-points-race-12-tickets-placerville-DGRFSJ

The pit gate will open at 2pm, with the front grandstand gate opening at 3pm. A happy hour will be offered from 4pm-6pm in the grandstands featuring discounted Coors Light and Coors Original at the beer stand. Drivers meeting will be held at 4:30pm, with cars on track for wheel packing at 5. Hot laps, qualifying and racing will follow.

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

Pit Stop USA/ Transport Products Unlimited A-main winners this season: Kalib Henry (Marysville Raceway February 24), Shawn Jones (Silver Dollar Speedway March 10), Michael Faccinto (Petaluma Speedway March 31), DJ Johnson (Placerville Speedway April 28), Michael Faccinto (Stockton Dirt Track May 26), Bradley Terrell (Petaluma Speedway June 16), Matt Stewart (Stockton Dirt Track July 7).

C&H Veteran Ent. presents the Hunt Magnetos Wingless Tour is proudly brought to you by C&H Veteran Ent., Hunt Magnetos, Pit Stop USA, Transport Products Unlimited, Quick Time Mortgage, King Racing Products, SpeedMart, Benic Enterprises, Santamauro Racing Products, Davis Motorsports of Reno, Air One Hvac Systems and TW Racefotos.

Information on the tour can be found by visiting http://www.petaluma-speedway.com/ and clicking on the Hunt Series tab. You can also like the tour on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/joehuntwingless/?pnref=lhc

The Hunt Series debuted in 2010 under the leadership of Roger Gleason with Joe Hunt Magnetos. This season marks the ninth campaign for the traveling Wingless Spec Sprint tour and the second under the Glad Enterprises banner with manager Rick Faeth. If you’re interested in joining the 11-race tour as a marketing partner, please contact Scott Hall at scotthallracing@gmail.com

Remaining C&H Veteran Ent. presents Hunt Magnetos Wingless Tour events in 2018:

Saturday July 21: Placerville Speedway Saturday August 25: Seventh annual Soares Classic- Petaluma Speedway Wednesday September 5: Gold Cup- Silver Dollar Speedway Friday November 2: Tribute to Gary Patterson- Stockton Dirt Track

 

 

Up and Down Speedweek Northwest For Justyn Cox

PETERSEN MEDIA: Heading back to Oregon to take part in Speedweek Northwest as the defending champion, Justyn Cox would have good speed during the five-race stretch but breaks did not seem to go his way.

“It wasn’t the best week because something always seemed to happen at some point during the night and set us back,” Justyn Cox said. “It was a fun trip, I just wish we could have picked up some better results.”

Coos Bay Speedway was the scene of opening night and Cox would would his 2018 Speedweek kicked off by timing the Berco Redwood/Berry Lumber/Trex backed No. 31c entry in eighth fastest in time trials.

Running fourth in his heat, the Clarksburg, CA pilot would line up in the eighth starting spot for the 30-lap feature event. At the onset of the feature, Cox would jump out to the sixth position as he chased after Lucas Ashe and Steven Tiner who battled ahead of him.

Making a move to get by both of them, Cox would lose the handle and spin his machine out and be forced to the back of the pack. Able to rebound, Cox would close the night out with a sixth place finish.

Traveling to Lebanon, OR on Wednesday night, Cox would time in fourth fastest in time trials before contact with a spinning car forced him to the work area. Still able to salvage some heat race points, Cox’s fourth place finish would put him in the feature event where he took the green flag from the fourth row.

On a slick, abrasive surface that took rubber nearly as soon as the feature event came to life, Cox would make some swift moves as he worked into the fifth position where he would run most of the race. As tires continued to wear out, Cox would see his right rear go with four laps left in the race as he would be credited with a 13th place finish.

The best run of the week came on Thursday night in Banks, OR at Sunset Speedway. Timing in fourth quickest and running third in his heat race, Cox would move into the Dash where a fifth place finish put him in the third row of the feature event.

On the tight confines of Sunset Speedway where passing was tough, Cox drover a very patient race that saw him inside the top-five from flag to flag. Working into third, Cox would chase after Jason Solwold for second but would be unable to get by as he took the checkered flag in third and landed on the final step of the podium.

The busy week would culminate with a two-day showdown at Cottage Grove Speedway, a facility that Cox has had success at over the years. Timing in second in his group on Friday night, Cox would ultimately find himself in the Dash where a fifth place finish put him in the third row of the feature event.

Working his way up to third, Cox would find himself in the mix battling for the lead until contact in traffic would see his nose wing collapse. With the handling on his car now off, Cox would hang on to a top-five finish as he ended up fifth when the dust settled.

Saturday night’s finale saw Cox again time in second quickest in time trials before issues in his heat race relegated him to starting 11th in the final feature of the week. Getting into eighth, Cox would use a final caution to jump into fifth on the restart where he would close in on Jason Solwold and Buddy Kofoid but would run out of time as he closed his Speedweek out with another fifth place finish.

“I have to thank everyone that made this week possible,” Cox said. “We were fast, but don’t have a ton to show for it. We will get back to work in California this week and hopefully have some breaks go our way.”

The Cox Racing team would like to thank Berco Redwood, Berry Lumber, Trex, PM Truck Repair, Justice Brothers, K&N, LRB, Konnected, A.R.T., Sacramento Theatrical Lighting, College Cyclery, Arai, Racing Optics, All American Powder Coating, Coos Bay Speedway, Swimming Pool Perfections, Tim’s Hot Rod Shop, Shell Shock, Moyle Race Engines, and Manzer Motorsports for their support in 2018!

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Races-27, Wins-1, Top 5’s-7, Top 10’s-11

ON TAP: Cox will be in action at Placerville Speedway on Saturday night.

 

 

Championship Type Recovery in Ventura, CA For Austin Liggett

PETERSEN MEDIA: Some nights it takes a little bit of help from the racing family and your team to keep your championship aspirations alive, and on Saturday night in Ventura, CA that was the case for Austin Liggett and the Austin Liggett Racing team.

“First and foremost I have to thank EVERYONE that stepped up and lent us a hand in the work area on Saturday night,” Austin Liggett said. “There was a ton of helpers getting us back on track and it means a lot to me to have competitors work alongside my team to help out.”

Making a return trip to Ventura Raceway with the USAC West Coast 360 Series after picking up a win last time out, Liggett would pick right up where he left off as he timed the Excel Environmental Services/Lucas Oil/Hurst Fabrications backed No. 83 machine in 11th quickest in time trials with the pits full of 30 USAC West Coast 350 entrants.

Forging his way to a heat race win, the Tracy, CA pilot would roll off from the fourth starting position for the 30-lap feature event. When the green flag dropped, Liggett quickly jumped into the third position where he would settle in and raced with Ryan Bernal and Jake Swanson.

On lap 13 trouble would ensue as contact from behind would get Liggett out of shape and cause a multi car pile up with the ALR entry taking some big blows. Beaten and battered, Liggett would take his car to the work area where a slew of crew members form other teams met him and went to work repairing what they could in a short amount of time.

Still beat up, Liggett would be able to tag the rear of the field as he would have 17 laps to get as many positions as he could to salvage his night. Despite being aboard a damaged racecar, Liggett would work his way forward and escape what looked with a tough night with a 10th place finish.

“I didn’t think we had a chance to get back out, but somehow everyone got us back in the game and we made something of what looked to be a pretty bad night,” Liggett added. “Again, thanks to my family for their support and hard work, as well as everyone that supports us.”

Austin Liggett Racing would like to thank Excel Environmental Services, Lucas Oil, Hurst Fabrications, Infinity Shocks, 4 Alarm Promotions, Epic Fire Apparel, and Jarrett Soares Racing for their support.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Races-15, Wins-3, Top 5’s-10, Top 10’s-11

ON TAP: Liggett will be idle this weekend before more USAC West Coast 360 action on July 28t in Bakersfield, CA.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay updated with Austin Liggett on Twitter by following along @AustinLiggett

 

 

Steven Tiner Parks It In Sunset Speedway Victory Lane During Speedweek Northwest

PETERSEN MEDIA: Making the annual tow to Oregon over the last week to take part in Speedweek Northwest, Steven Tiner would flex his muscles a little and score his second feature event win of the season as he decimated the field on Thursday night in Banks, OR.

“It was a decent trip for us” Steven Tiner said. “We were pretty solid all week long and it was great to get back in victory lane and win another Speedweek race.”

The annual voyage kicked off on Tuesday night as Tiner Checked in at Coos Bay Speedway in Coos Bay, OR to open the five-race stretch. Timing in 11th quickest in time trials, Tiner would race his way to a heat race win and find himself seventh on the starting grid for the feature event.

Getting off to a nice start, Tiner would jump up into the Top-Five as he battled with fellow Californian, Lucas Ashe, and Buddy Kofoid. Getting as high as fourth late in the feature event, one final restart would see the Visalia, CA driver close the opener out with a fifth place finish.

Lebanon, OR was the scene for night two on Wednesday night and Tiner would time the Larry Davis Farms/Wright Process Systems/Fisher Racing Engines machine in sixth quickest in time trials.

Finishing fourth in his heat race, Tiner would line up in the seventh spot in the feature event on a surface that was just about taking rubber prior to the green flag dropping. Once underway, rubber would quickly go down in the racing groove as Tiner settled into sixth.

Hitting his marks and keeping his tires underneath him, a quick feature event would click off as Tiner accepted the checkered in the sixth spot as his attention quickly shifted to Banks, OR and Sunset Speedway.

Timing the Steven Tiner Racing entry in second fastest at Sunset Speedway, Tiner would put the field on notice in his heat race as he charged from sixth to pick up the win.

Running second in the Dash to Jason Solwold, Tiner would take the green flag for the 30-lap feature event from the outside of the front row. When the race came to life, Tiner jumped out to the early lead and simply never looked back.

Having his way with traffic, Tiner would open up a very sizeable lead as the race was never in question. Taking care of business, Tiner would turn in a dominating performance that culminated with him parking his machine in victory lane.

The final two-nights of action took place at Cottage Grove Speedway, a track that Tiner always enjoys getting to.

Timing in 16th quickest in qualifying time trials, Tiner would finish third in his heat race. Starting in the eighth row of the feature event, the defending Placerville Speedway track champion was unable to really get going as he struggled a bit and ended up finish 15th.

Hoping to redeem himself during the Speedweek Northwest finale, Tiner would get off to a much better start as he timed in sixth quickest in his qualifying group.

Finishing second in his heat race, Tiner would miss a berth in the Dash as he would find himself eighth on the starting grid for the final 30-lap feature event of the week.

From the fourth row, Tiner was able to mix it up a little bit on this night as he raced hard for a top-five finish. Searching around the ¼ mile bullring, Tiner would close his Speedweek out with a sixth place finish in the race and fourth place finish in the overall points.

“It was a ton of fun to get up and run the entire Speedweek,” Tiner said. “We had some ups and downs but that is the good and bad of a week like this. It was good to pick up a win and reconnect with some friends and fans from over the years. I am very lucky to have some great partners and supporters that allow me to do this.”

Steven and his Steven Tiner Racing team would like to thank Larry Davis Farms, Wright Process Systems, Fisher Racing Engines, SRP, Wilwood, FSR, XYZ Machine, DMI, Dan Olson Race Products, HRP, Kevin Sharrah Designs, Prior Engineering, B&B Racing Engines, ART, System One Pro Ignition, Sweet Manufacturing, Schoenfeld, and Roseville Precision for their continued support.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Races-21, Wins-2, Top 5’s-5, Top 10’s-13

ON TAP: Fresh off of a busy week, Tiner’s next race is to be determined still.

 

 

BRODY ROA HEADS TO INDIANA SPRINT WEEK!

(Cypress, CA, July 17, 2018) Southern California Sprint Car racing star Brody Roa is headed off to Indiana for the tough Indiana Sprint Week. The grueling test for drivers and crews will encompass seven nights of racing on seven different tracks in just nine days.

This nine-day foray to the Hoosier State will mark Roa’s second appearance in the USAC National Series in 2018. Last month he finished 14th in a race at Nebraska’s I-80 Speedway and then came from the ninth starting spot to finish fifth the following night at the Knoxville Raceway in Iowa.

This year will be Roa’s third appearance at Indiana Sprint Week and the first time he has contested it two years in a row. Last year, he competed in five of the races in the seven-race series (two races were rained out). He qualified for the main event in all five of the races with an eighth-place finish at Lawrenceburg being his best result.

This year’s Indiana Sprint Week will consist of races at six of the seven tracks the series took place at last year. The new track on the schedule will be the “Playground of Power,” Plymouth Speedway, which opens the tour this Friday, July 20th. The series will conclude on July 28th at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Indiana. Jammed in between will be races at the Kokomo Speedway, Lawrenceburg Speedway, Terre Haute Action Track, Lincoln Park Speedway and the Bloomington Speedway.

Roa, 27, will take an impressive 2018 resume back to the battles in Indiana. The Garden Grove resident has five sprint car wins in three different series this year. Included are two wins in the USAC/CRA Series where he is currently ranked second in the championship standings. He has another two wins in the USAC West Coast Sprint Car Series where he was crowned champion in 2016. His other win came while competing in the Ventura Racing Association.

Brody Roa t-shirts and caps will be available in the pits at every race during Indiana Sprint Week. They are also available from the team’s website at the following link http://www.brodyroa.com/. The cost is $20.00 plus shipping. You can see the shirt design below.

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For fans who would like to watch Roa live at Indiana Sprint Week can do so on at the Speed Shift TV site at https://www.speedshifttv.com/. Fans can also watch replays of him at Indiana Sprint Week as well as all of his west coast USAC races on LoudPedal Productions site: https://loudpedal.tv/

Roa is still looking for rides in the USAC National and West Coast Series’ when his USAC/CRA schedule (which is at the end of this release) permits. Car owners from those series interested in hiring Roa can call him at 714-932-7994.

The BR Performance team would like to thank the following sponsors for making the 2018 season possible: HD Industries, Burris Racing, “Biker” Bruce Fisher, Molecule, K-1 Race Gear, Norma Leonard, Lee Leonard, NGK Spark Plugs, Baldwin Filters, Driven Racing Oil, Coffman Racing Graphics, hotpaint4u.com. If you or your company would like to join BR Performance’s championship contending team, please call 714-932-7994.

Fans wishing to stay completely up to date with Brody Roa and the BR Performance squad can do so on the team’s website http://www.brodyroa.com/ and Facebook page at the following link: https://www.facebook.com/br91r/

Date Venue Event Finish
2-28 Las Vegas Motor Speedway USAC West Coast Sprint Cars 19th A Main
3-1 Las Vegas Motor Speedway USAC West Coast Sprint Cars 1st A Main
3-3 Perris Auto Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars Rained Out
3-9 Canyon Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars 4TH A Main
3-10 Canyon Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars Rained Out
4-7 Keller Auto Speedway USAC West Coast Sprint Cars 1ST A Main
4-14 Thunderbowl Raceway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars 3rd A Main
4-21 Perris Auto Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars 2nd A Main
4-28 Ventura Raceway Ventura Racing Association 1st A Main
5-5 Ventura Raceway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars 1st A Main
5-19 Thunderbowl Raceway UASC West Coast Sprint Cars 14th A Main
5-26 Perris Auto Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars 11th A Main
6-8 I-80 Speedway USAC National Sprint Cars 14th A Main
6-9 Knoxville Raceway USAC National Sprint Cars 5th A Main
6-23 Perris Auto Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars 3rd A Main
6-23 SoCal Fair Motorcycle Speedway KT100 Karts 1st A Main
7-7 Santa Maria Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars 1st A Main
7-20 Plymouth Speedway USAC National Sprint Cars
7-21 Kokomo Speedway USAC National Sprint Cars
7-22 Lawrenceburg Speedway USAC National Sprint Cars
7-25 Terre Haute Action Track USAC National Sprint Cars
7-26 Lincoln Park Speedway USAC National Sprint Cars
7-27 Bloomington Speedway USAC National Sprint Cars
7-28 Tri-State Speedway USAC National Sprint Cars
8-4 Santa Maria Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
8-18 Perris Auto Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
9-1 Calistoga Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
9-2 Calistoga Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
9-3 Petaluma Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
9-6 Silver Dollar Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
9-7 Ocean Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
9-8 Keller Auto Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
9-22 Perris Auto Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
9-28 Arizona Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
9-29 Arizona Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
10-20 Perris Auto Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
11-2 Arizona Speedway USAC National & CRA Sprint Cars
11-3 Arizona Speedway USAC National & CRA Sprint Cars
11-8 Perris Auto Speedway USAC National & CRA Sprint Cars
11-9 Perris Auto Speedway USAC National & CRA Sprint Cars
11-10 Perris Auto Speedway USAC National & CRA Sprint Cars
11-21 Ventura Raceway USAC West Coast Sprint Cars
11-22 Ventura Raceway USAC West Coast Sprint Cars

Release produced by Scott Daloisio (909) 226-7768 or mailto:sdaloisiosports@aol.com


 

 

Pokorski Motorsports takes home another top-10

(PEDAL DOWN PROMOTIONS) July 18, 2018 – Paul Pokorski and his Pokorski Motorsports team battled through challenging track conditions to secure another top-10 showing in Plymouth Dirt Track Racing 360 Sprint Car competition Saturday, July 14, at The Plymouth Dirt Track at the Sheboygan County Fairgrounds in Plymouth, Wis.

With 22 PDTR Sprint Cars signed in for the evening, Pokorski lined up fifth in the second Sprint Car heat race. After dropping back to sixth on the opening lap, Pokorski worked his way past Chris Clayton with a low move in turn four on lap to assume fifth on lap 2. Pokorski held his position throughout the remainder of the 10-lap event to tally a fifth-place showing.

The 2014 Midwest Sprint Car Association (MSA) Masters Series champion took the green flag for the 25-lap PDTR Sprint Car A-main event from the 14th starting position.

After falling back to 15th in the opening laps, Pokorski stormed back to pass Scott Conger and Tony Wondra on lap 4 to move into 13th. On lap 7, Pokorski slipped past Doug Wondra with a high move in turn four before advancing around Tim Haddy in turn two one lap later.

Pokorski bursted into the top-10 on lap 18 with a low move in turn four around Nich Melis and held on over the final seven laps to post a 10th-place showing in a race captured by reigning PDTR 360 Sprint Car champion Brandon McMullen.

It was Pokorski’s eighth top-10 finish in 10 MSA A-main events this season.

“Track conditions were definitely a little tricky,” Pokorski said. “Adjusting to changing track surfaces and guessing what’s going to happen is part of why we do what we do. I definitely guessed wrong on Saturday.

“However, we managed to gain a couple of spots and salvaged a top-10 finish,” he said. “Hopefully, we will have a little bit better luck next week.”

After the races, Pokorski happily greeted a large contingent of fans of all ages in the pit area as part of PDTR’s annual Autograph Night event.

“I want to thank all the friends, fans and sponsors who came out last Saturday,” Pokorski said. “We had a lot of support and people cheering us on, which meant a lot to everyone on the team.”

On Saturday, July 21, the Pokorski Motorsports team will return to The Plymouth Dirt Track as the Interstate Racing Association 410 Sprint Car Series is set to make a special appearance at the track.

In addition to the PDTR 360 Sprint Cars. PDTR B Mods will also be running a full points program. Grandstands open at 4:30 p.m. with hot laps at 5:30 p.m. and IRA qualifying and racing to follow.

The Pokorski Motorsports sponsors for the 2018 season include: Quest Engineering Inc., Acme Armature Works Inc., Goeden's Auto Body, Goodwin Racing Engines, Jens, Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Services & Crematory, 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.pedaldownpromotions.com. Pokorski Motorsports Sponsor Showcase – Quest Engineering Inc. Pokorski Motorsports will like to welcome Quest Engineering of Richfield, Wis. as a new sponsor for the 2018 racing season. Quest Engineering focuses solely on full overlay cabinetry and complimenting custom products, including kitchen, bath, closets, garage, entertainment and commercial casework projects. Quest’s skilled team of customer advocates, product specialists, engineers, production managers and operations team rely on a continuous improvement philosophy to pave the road to success. Founded as a contract wood products fabricator in West Bend by brothers Chris and Todd Lefeber in 2001, Quest operated on mostly manual machines until adding CNC equipment and parametric engineering software to its repertoire in 2006. In late 2008, Quest Engineering made the move from a direct sales to a dealer sales model with an increased focus on its capacity as a manufacturer. Quest moved from its original facility in West Bend to a newly renovated production facility in Richfield in fall 2012. In May 2015, working with equipment, software, and special service vendors, Quest expanded with the addition of a second manufacturing plant. Housing a flexible casework production cell, a custom fabrication cell and a small warehouse, a new facility in Jackson was opened, featuring a design center and showroom. “We spent time working on new sponsorship for this year and we are very excited to have Quest Engineering on board with us for 2018,” Pokorski said. “Quest is a local manufacturer of quality cabinets and we encourage our fans to check out their line of products.” Pokorski Motorsports invites you to contact Quest Engineering Inc. by phone at 262-334-4949 or by visiting www.questcabinets.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.pedaldownpromotions.com or call 920-323-7970.

2018 Pokorski Motorsports Upcoming Schedule Saturday, July 21 – Plymouth Dirt Track, Plymouth, Wis. Saturday, July 28 – Plymouth Dirt Track, Plymouth, Wis. Saturday, August 4 – Plymouth Dirt Track, Plymouth, Wis. Saturday, August 11 – Plymouth Dirt Track, Plymouth, Wis. Sunday, August 12 – Angell Park Speedway, Sun Prairie, Wis.

2018 Pokorski Motorsports By The Numbers Total Events – 13 MSA events – 12 IRA events - 1 A Main Victories – 0 Top Five A Main Finishes – 2 Top 10 A Main Finishes – 8 Heat Race Victories – 2

 

 

Tuesdays with TMAC – McCarl Fest!

Des Moines, IA (July 17, 2018) – After a weekend complete with a 360 Sprint Invaders win, nearly a clean sweep at Knoxville, and all three McCarl boys in the top five (including Austin with the win), Terry McCarl will be looking to ride that momentum into this coming Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway!

The weekend got started a little earlier than usual, with TMAC jumping in the Scott Bonar-owned car for the Sprint Invaders show at the Cedar County Fairgrounds in Tipton, Iowa. “I got a late call from Scott asking if I’d want to run the fair race at Tipton on Thursday,” said McCarl. “It was only my second time racing there, with the first being in Jimmy Davies’ #99 when Scott was the crew chief and we won that night. I always like running the old fair races and I don’t have a 360 motor right now, so I jumped at the opportunity.”

Terry would make it two-for-two at Tipton, piloting the Midland Performance #50 to the win in the night’s A-main, though he was even more pleased with the progression of the night. “As a driver, you always want to win, but every time we hit the track we got better,” said TMAC. “By the time we ran the feature, the car was very comfortable and we gelled well as a team. Running with Scott is nice, because he and I have very similar ideas when it comes to how to setup the car and that showed on Thursday.”

McCarl carried the strong momentum from Thursday through to Saturday night, where he was able to set quick time yet again in the SnowPlow Snow Pushers #24 at Knoxville. “We’ve now set fast time in three straight 410 shows,” said TMAC. “We had struggled mightily the last couple of years with qualifying and, I know I’ve said it before, but how well we’ve qualified over the past couple weeks is such a testament to how hard Doug [Rankin] and Steve [Fitzpatrick] worked in the offseason to make us better.”

While the TMAC Motorsports team is receiving credit where credit is due, Terry knows that you won’t go far without a great engine builder “Our Rider engine has been great!” said Terry. “I’d really love to take all the credit,” Terry says jokingly; “but without Tommy Rider and my crew guys working their butts off, we wouldn’t be anywhere near as fast as we’ve been.”

Rolling off on the outside of the third row for his heat, McCarl steadily made his way forward to take the win in his heat, heaping praise on the Knoxville track prep. “They [the Dunkins] have been giving us amazing tracks,” said TMAC. “Usually it’s tough on a dirt track to have the track be competitive in both the heats and the features, because if the track is wide and multi-grooved in the heats it will take rubber by the A, but they haven’t been going away at all recently.”

Though winning a heat from sixth at Knoxville is an accomplishment in itself, how it was done also proved a point of pride. “I was really proud of winning that heat with it going to caution-less,” said Terry. “To chase down Davey [Heskin] is tough enough, but to do it without the help of a yellow felt really good.”

A bit of caution at the beginning of the night’s A-main caused McCarl to have to dig himself out of a hole and some ill-timed yellows made it all the more difficult. “I got off the gas at the beginning of the feature, because it looked like Austin [McCarl] was going to make contact with another driver; I was being a little cautious and that ended up costing us a few positions,” said TMAC. “I was able to start working my way back near the front, but it seemed like the cautions were just hitting at the wrong times; I’d make a pass, but the yellow would come out before the lap was completed.”

Once again, the TMAC Motorsports team used the A-main as a testing ground and the tweak made on Saturday fared much better than the previous week’s attempt. “We did well with our setup test in the A,” said Terry. “I made sure that we didn’t overdo it like the week before. I was ripping the tires off the last four or five laps and we actually ran our fastest lap on the final circuit.”

TMAC would end the night in 3rd, but he was joined in the top five by both sons, with Austin scoring his fourth win of the year at Knoxville and Carson his best finish of the season. “I was able to get to third on the last lap, which was great, but it felt even better to have Austin win it and Carson 5th.”

“Carson did a great job in the 360s too,” said Terry. “After breaking a wheel in his heat, he was able to move from 18th into the top ten in the feature against some stout competition.” With all of the boys in the top five in the 410 feature and Carson earning the hard charger in the 360 A, a family celebration was on tap (literally). “‘McCarl Fest’ was great and Lori was a proud mom, so we had a solid celebration at Dingus after.”

TMAC and the team will be back in action this Saturday at the Knoxville Raceway where he will be looking to dethrone Austin as the McCarl atop the podium!

With a number of big events on the schedule between now and the Knoxville Nationals, there are some great opportunities to add your business to the list of partners supporting TMAC Motorsports. Secure your company’s spot on the top wing when Terry McCarl and the TMAC Motorsports team return to the Knoxville Raceway this Saturday night looking to better last week’s finish by one spot!

Front Row Challenge & Ultimate Challenge Tickets!

We are only THREE weeks away from the Sage Fruit Front Row Challenge presented by Musco Lighting, and the Sage Fruit Ultimate ASCS Challenge presented by Searsboro Telephone Company at the Southern Iowa Speedway!

You can purchase your tickets now by calling (515) 957-0020 between 10:00am-4:00pm; Adult tickets for Monday are $30, Tuesday for $25, or both nights for $50 if purchased before July 30th, with Children’s tickets $15 each night. You can also buy tickets at the TMAC Motorsports merchandise trailer or at the race hauler after the races!

You can save $5 on your Infield Party Passes by purchasing them at the Oskaloosa True Value Hardware at 202 1st Ave. East on the square in Oskaloosa!

Check out the Osky Challenges website to learn more at: http://www.oskychallenges.com/

McCarl Family Websites!

Driverwebsites.com develops the websites for the McCarl boys. Check out www.TerryMcCarl.com, as well as www.AustinMcCarl.com and www.CarsonMcCarl.com!

"Tuesdays with TMAC"!

"Tuesdays with TMAC" is an up close and personal look at colorful sprint car veteran Terry McCarl. To receive "Tuesdays with TMAC", send an e-mail to broegracewriting@gmail.com with "TMAC" in the subject line.

TMAC Motorsports would like to thank their great list of partners for the 2018 season: SnowPlow Snow Pushers – www.TheSnowPlow.com, KC Breweries, Bosma Poultry, Justice Brothers/Gillund Enterprises, TW Vance Trucking, Chris Spaulding – Attorney at Law, Simplot Grower Solutions, Rens Trucking, Hoosier Tire, Don Long’s Searsboro Telephone, Octane Ink, Destiny Motorsports, Country Builders Construction, 212 The Boiling Point, DeBerg Concrete, AL Drive Line, All Pro Cylinder Heads, All Star Performance, A.R.T. Speed Equipment, Aurora Rod Ends, Bell Helmets, Berryhill Racing, Bob and Beulah Elder, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Burnett's Rock and Landscaping, Butlerbuilt, CM Rock, Crow Safety, DriverWebsites.com, Dynasty Stucco, Engler Injection, HRP, JLT Ent., Kilani Fender, Inc., KSE Steering, Mote Fasteners, NutriShop – Maple Grove, MN, Phil and Vivian, Pro Shocks, Saldana Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, Scribner Plastics, Silva Chassis, Snap On Tools, Snyder Lawn & Landscaping, Sposato Paint, Strange Performance, and Winters.

 

 

Blake Bags First Career Sprint Car Top-10

PETERSEN MEDIA: Continuing to get seat time and make laps in a winged sprint car in Northern California, Blake Carrick turned in one of his best weekend’s yet as he finished ninth on Friday night in Watsonville, CA and 11th on Saturday in Placerville, CA.

“It was a great weekend, and I am getting more comfortable and more confident in the sprint car,” Blake Carrick said. “We ran pretty well both nights, and if it wasn’t for a late mistake in the feature on Saturday we may have had a pair of Top-10’s.”

Blake Carrick opened a two-race weekend up on Friday night at scenic Ocean Speedway in Watsonville, CA where he timed the CVC/Cemex/Interstate Oil backed No. 38 entry in 11th fastest in time trials.

Picking up a fourth place finish in his heat race, Carrick moved into the 30-lap feature event where he would take the green flag from the 12th starting position. On racy Ocean Speedway, Carrick would do a great job of missing an early wreck as he raced his way forward and looked for a spot in the Top-10.

On a night were a handful of the regions top drivers dropped in for a tune up night leading into this weekend’s Howard Kaeding Classic, the youngster from Lincoln, CA did a great job as he recorded a career best ninth place finish.

Saturday night saw the team make the trip to Placerville Speedway where Carrick has been running regularly the last few weeks. Timing the Carrick Motorsports machine in 13th quickest in qualifying time trials, Carrick would race his way to a fourth place finish in his heat race.

Gridding the field from the 12th starting position, Carrick would run well on a freshly manicured surface that underwent a re-work prior to the green flag dropping. Getting inside the Top-10, Carrick would find himself up in eighth late in the feature event as he took a liking to the thick Placerville Speedway curb that had built up around the speedway.

Tripping over the cushion in the final laps, Carrick would get up out of the groove a little and it would cost him a couple of spots as he slipped back to finish 11th when the checkered flag was displayed to the field.

“This is all about getting laps and adapting to different surfaces,” Carrick reiterated. “My team does a really good job of getting me comfortable and I get confidence each night out.”

Blake Carrick would like to thank CVC, Cemex, Interstate Oil, Conti, Harris and Sloan, Emerald, Timberworks Construction for their continued support

ON TAP: Blake Carrick will be back in action on Friday night in Watsonville, CA with Saturday night’s plans still up in the air.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-9, Wins-0, Top 5’s-0, Top 10’s-1

STAY CONNECTED: Stay up to speed with Blake Carrick by following him on Twitter @Blake_Carrick21 or @CarrickMotorsp1.

 

 

Sean Watts Nets King of the West Top-10 at Petaluma Speedway

PETERSEN MEDIA: Sean Watts had a very strong showing at Petaluma Speedway that culminated with a season best ninth place finish on the tricky confines in the bay area.

“It has been an up and down season, but Saturday we had some speed and were really in the hunt all night,” Sean Watts said. “The track was tricky in the feature and we missed it a little but it was a lot of fun.”

Watts got off to a nice start as he timed the Grizzly Coolers/Schaeffer Racing Oil/Rolfe Construction backed No. 98 entry in eighth quickest in time trials.

Lining up on the front row of his heat race, the Atwater, CA driver was able to keep Kyle Hirst and Jason Statler at bay as he raced his way to the heat race win and acquired enough points to make himself eligible for the six-lap Dash.

Finishing third in the Dash, Watts would put his Billet America/Darrel Varni Electric/Kaeding Performance entry in the second row for the 30-lap feature event on a surface that was a little unusual for Petaluma Speedway.

Hard and slick, the surface would seemingly be tough to make up ground on and Watts would admit he was a little too tight when the race came to life. Giving up a couple of spots on the initial star and on subsequent restarts, Watts would still manage to run well inside the Top-10.

As the race was finally able to settle into a flow and a rhythm Watts would continue to run strong in eighth as he raced with drivers like Willie Croft, Colby Copeland, and Jason Statler.

Though disappointed to fall out of the Top-Five after starting third, Watts would take the checkered flag with a ninth place finish.

“I really wanted to get a Top-Five for our team but we were really fast all night and it felt good,” Sean Watts said. “I am really looking forward to getting back to work this weekend in Watsonville, CA and hopefully we can continue to have good speed and make positive gains.”

Sean and the Watts Rolfe Speed-Sports team would like to thank Grizzly Coolers, Schaeffer Racing Oil, Rolfe Construction, Billet America, Darrel Varni Electric, Kaeding Performance, Shannon Pumps, Stealth Homes, Tee’s and Tops, Team Simpson, Kistler Racing Engines, and Stan Yockey Motorsports for their continued support.

MERCH: Make sure to click over to www.billetamericaproducts.com or visit the No. 98 hauler in the pit area to grab a new Sean Watts T Shirt.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-12, Wins-0, Top 5’s-0, Top 10’s-1

ON TAP: Watts is back to it on Saturday night, as the King of the West Series will head to Ocean Speedway for the Howard Kaeding Classic.

STAY CONNECTED: Keep up with Sean Watts by following him on Twitter @SeanWatts98.

 

 

Tanner Carrick Tallies Trio Of USAC Top-Five’s During Mid-America Midget Week

PETERSEN MEDIA: Things are clicking of Tanner Carrick as of late and the Californian kept that trend up over the last week as he tallied four Top-10 finishes, three of which were Top-Five’s, with the USAC National Midget Series during Mid-America Midget Week.

“I can’t say enough about the Keith Kunz team,” Tanner Carrick said. “My guys worked hard every night and in all four nights we truly had a car that was capable of winning.”

Fresh off of his Pepsi Nationals win at legendary Angell Park Speedway, Carrick and his Keith Kunz Motorsports team met up with USAC and traveled through America’s heartland running four races in six nights and four different tracks.

Checking in at Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, OK on Tuesday night, Carrick would time the CVC/TRD/Spikes Chassis No. 71k machine in second quickest in time trials, only trailing KKM teammate Christopher Bell who set a new track record.

Finishing sixth in his heat race, Carrick would be forced into the semi-main, where a win would move him into the feature event where he would roll off the starting grid from the seventh starting position.

When the race went green, Carrick would get off to an impressive start as he was instantly up front battling for the top spot. Using the bottom groove, Carrick would lead the second lap before Ryan Robinson was able to get back by him.

Fighting in a group of KKM cars, Carrick would hold his own with Bell and Logan Seavey before ultimately setting for third place when the fast paced feature event came to a close.

Wednesday night in Beloit, KS, Carrick would continue to run extremely well as he would time in ninth fastest in time trials before running fourth in his heat race.

The feature event would see the Lincoln, CA driver take the green flag from the ninth starting position though he wouldn’t be there long. Racing past the likes of Chad Boat, Tyler Courtney, and KKM teammate Holly Shelton, Carrick would again find himself in the Top-Five when the race was completed as he finished just behind Jason McDougal and in the fifth spot.

Thursday and Friday would turn into off days with weather, and action resumed on Saturday night as the series invaded Jefferson County Speedway in Fairbury, NE.

Timing in fifth quickest in qualifications, Carrick would run fourth in his heat race which ultimately put him in the second row for the 40-lap feature event. Mixing it up with Logan Seavey, Brady Bacon, and Kevin Thomas, Jr during the feature, Carrick would continue to prove himself as a nightly threat as he would again land inside the Top-Five by way of a fourth place finish.

Mid-America Midget Week came to a close on Sunday night as the stars and cars of the USAC National Midget Series made their way to Sweet Springs, MO to try their hand at the Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex.

Getting his potent KKM prepared entry timed in 10th quickest in qualifying, Carrick would finish fourth in his heat race and transfer directly into the final 40-lap feature event of the week.

In what would be the lowest finish of the week, Carrick was still in the mix as he kept his machine well inside the Top-10 on this nice. The 40-lap feature saw the reigning Rookie of the Year mix it up with stout KKM teammates Christopher Bell and Spencer Bayston amongst other as they jockeyed for track position.

When it was all said and done, Carrick closed the week out with his fourth Top-10 of the week as he finished eighth.

“It really has been a great stretch for our team as of late,” Carrick said. “Winning a big race a couple weeks ago we were right there every night this past week and that is really a good feeling. Thanks to all my guys for their hard work, and thank to these great partners for continuing to support me and let me do what I love.”

Tanner Carrick and the Keith Kunz Motorsports team would like to thank CVC, TRD, Spike Chassis, Cemex, Arai, and Shell Shock for their support.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS- Starts-23, Wins-2, Top 5’s-8, Top 10’s-15

ON TAP: Tanner Carrick will now head back to his native California and the seat of his Tanner Carrick Racing No. 83T winged spring car for a double header at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville, CA on Friday and Saturday night.

 

 

Coos Bay Top-Five Highlights Speedweek Northwest For Lucas Ashe

PETERSEN MEDIA: Having Speedweek Northwest highlighted on his schedule after making his debut during the 2017 season, some great partners stepped up and this years trip a reality and Ashe ran well in Oregon including a Top-Five finish to open the week up at Coos Bay Speedway.

“It was a fun trip, and I really have to thank my family, our great partners, and everyone who made the trip a reality,” Lucas Ashe said. “We had some good run, and some not so good runs, but it was a fun trip overall and that is a huge deal for me.”

Ashe opened the busy week up on Tuesday night in Coos Bay, OR where he timed the Jester Auto Museum and Event Center/SALCO Inc./Lucas Oil backed No. 33 machine in third quickest in qualifying time trials.

Finishing fifth in the Dash, Ashe would take the green flag from the fifth starting position for the 30-lap feature event. On a track that saw him run well one season ago, Ashe would continue the trend as he battled much of the night inside the Top-Five chasing after drivers like Willie Croft, Steven Tiner, and John Carney.

Late in the race, Ashe would use a restart to propel himself around Tiner where he would take home a fourth place finish and get his week off to a great start.

Wednesday night the scene shifted to Lebanon, OR where Ashe would time in eighth fastest in his qualifying group. Finishing sixth in his heat race, the Cottonwood, CA product would be forced into the semi, where he would go from fifth to fourth on the extremely slick and abrasive surface and earn the 20th and final starting position in the feature event.

With the track taking rubber from the race’s onset, Ashe would be aggressive as he was able to race his way forward. Form the back of the pack Ashe would find himself up in 10th late in the race but his right-rear would give way and he would be relegated to a 14th place finish.

Traveling to Banks, OR on Thursday night to compete at Sunset Speedway, Ashe would get off to a bit of a slow start as he timed in 13th fastest with 20-cars taking time on this night.

Finishing third in his heat race, Ashe would run into trouble in the feature event as a part failure lining up for the feature ended his night before the green flag dropped.

The two-night finale for Speedweek Northwest would take place at the ultra popular Cottage Grove Speedway in Cottage Grove, OR.

Friday night Ashe would time in 12th fastest in his group before racing his way into the feature event where he would grid the field from the 19th starting spot. Admitedly struggling with set up during both nights at Cottage Grove, Ashe would manage to work his way up to a 14th place finish.

Saturday night’s Speedweek Northwest finale would get off to a better start for the youngster as he would find himself seventh on the speed chart when time trials were completed.

Finishing fifth in the heat, Ashe would transfer directly into the final feature event of the week where he would take the green flag from the 16th starting position. When the dust settled on the feature event and speedweek came to a close, Ashe would take the final checkered flag with a 15th place finish.

“It was an accomplishment to make every feature event and to not tear much up,” Ashe said. “It was kind of a bummer we struggled so much at Cottage Grove, but looking back at the week there was some good things accomplished and we had a fast racecar at times. Again, a huge thank you to everyone who made this trip possible.”

Lucas Ashe Racing would like to thank Jester Auto Museum and Event Center, SALCO Inc., Lucas Oil, STL Tile, Crown Motors, Logo USA, Triple X Race Co., DMI Components, VSR, Factory QRC, Shaver Racing Engines, Rod End Supply, Fat Cat Propane, and Justeson Farms for their continued support.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Starts- 21, Wins-0, Top-5’s-3, Top-10’s-6

ON TAP: Ashe will study schedules in the coming days and decide on his next event shortly.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay updated with Lucas Ashe by following him on Twitter @lucas_ashe or liking https://www.facebook.com/lucasasheracing/ on facebook. You can also keep up with Lucas by clicking over to www.lucasasheracing.com.

 

 

Brian Brown Garners Top Five During Kings Royal Preliminary Night

Inside Line Promotions - ROSSBURG, Ohio (July 17, 2018) - Brian Brown earned his fifth top five of the season with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series last weekend during the second night of the 35 th annual Kings Royal weekend at Eldora Speedway.

"We showed lots of car speed and at times we were really good," he said. "Eldora is a different style of track even though it's a half mile and we are good on half miles. I feel like every time we go there we learn something driving and car-wise. Our results are becoming more consistent."

The tripleheader began on Thursday when Brown qualified eighth quickest in his group. He advanced from fourth to third place in a heat race to lock into the 11th starting position for the main event.

"We were pretty decent all night," he said. "I fell back to 17th on the start. We didn't get going on the inside row. We rebounded to get back to 11th to where we started. We went there with a whole different package. Every time we were on the track we were learning about it. Thursday was a good tune up for Friday."

That showed as Brown improved his results throughout Friday, qualifying third quickest in his group before he won both a heat race and the dash to garner the pole position for the 30-lap A Main.

"We had a really good car that didn't have to lean against the cushion," he said. "Even when Donny (Schatz) went by we stayed in second and within a half straightaway until the last 10 laps. It seemed like when I got my wing back to keep the drive in the car we didn't have the forward drive and we slid to fourth at the end. Overall, I was very happy with a top five."

Brown led the first nine laps before finishing fourth, which was his fifth top five of the season with the World of Outlaws and 17th top five overall.

That led into the Kings Royal finale on Saturday, when Brown went out late during qualifying out of the 50-plus drivers.

"The format is obviously different," he said. "If you can be 25 th to 30th quickest that puts you on the front row of a heat. We didn't do our job qualifying and it buried us. In the C Main and the Last Chance Showdown it was the best car we had at Eldora. We could go wherever they weren't and charge through there. We needed another caution or two to make it interesting to see if we could get through there for a transfer."

Brown qualified 38th quickest, which missed the heat race inversion. He then won the C Main and powered from 19th to ninth in the Last Chance Showdown, which was only five positions shy of making the $50,000-to-win A Main.

"Even though our results didn't show as good as our car was it was still a fun weekend," he said. "There's a lot of big races on the horizon. We need to concentrate on that."

Brown will return to action this Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, where he has seven feature victories this season.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 12 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 8; Heat race: 3 (4); Feature: 11 (11).

July 13 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 3; Heat race: 1 (1); Dash: 1 (3); Feature: 4 (1).

July 14 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 38; Heat race: 7 (7); C Main: 1 (2); B Main: 9 (19).

SEASON STATS -

37 races, 7 wins, 17 top fives, 19 top 10s, 26 top 15s, 30 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.BrianBrownRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrianBrown21

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Bell Helmets

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Brown would also like to thank Casey's General Stores, FVP, Impact Signs, Awnings, Wraps, Champion Brands, MC Power, Weld Wheels, Rams Racing, Ditzfeld Transfer, Maxim Racing, Fischer Body Shop, Smiley's Racing Products, J.D. Welding & Machine, MSD Ignition, Housby, Next LED Sports, Hope for the Warriors, Factory Kahne Shocks, C & M Lawn & Landscape, Arctic Cat, Lincoln Electric, K&N Filters, www.HostIowa.net, FSR Racing Products, Ti64, ATL Tanks, Wolfe Eye Clinic, Bell Helmets, Hinchman Uniforms, Clem's Helmets, Vortex Wings, Penray, All Pro Cylinder Heads, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, AkzoNobel, Kenny's Components, Snap-On Tools, Rod End Supply, KSE Racing Products, Winters Performance, Cometic Gaskets, Donovan, ISC Racers Tape, Kinsler Fuel Injection, Racing Optics, 5-hour ENERGY, Hoosier Tires, NGK Spark Plugs, XYZ Machining, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Red Devil Brakes, Schoenfeld Headers, 6B Apparel, Garrett Racing Engines and Fortress Wealth Management for their continued support.

 

 

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Bonsey’s Podium Joy

Up against a tough field during last weekend’s two-night Thunder in the Canebowl event at Cairns International Speedway, youngster Kristy Bonsey achieved a new career highlight by becoming the first female Sprintcar driver to record a feature-race podium in Queensland in over a decade.

The 23-year-old racer from Jimboomba in the southern Queensland has continued to improve on her consistency and competitiveness throughout her four seasons in the class, but she hadn’t yet been able to reach the podium in the feature race, which over the weekend she managed to change.

Taking to the North Queensland track for the opening night of Thunder in the Canebowl competition, which featured two standalone feature races, Bonsey displayed this improved consistency from the outset, placing fourth and third in her heat races, which was enough to earn her a front-row start for the feature race, alongside one of the state’s leading drivers in Andrew Scheuerle.

Slipping back to third on the opening lap, Bonsey did well to hold off the likes of veteran Allan Woods and New Zealand visitor Jason Scott to retain her position through to the fall of the chequered flag and in doing so achieve her maiden Sprintcar feature-race podium.

“To finally reach the podium and be able to share it with one of the state’s leading teams in Ausdeck Racing is an amazing feeling,” expressed the pilot of the Qld # 42 Kart City / Total Parts Plus supported Eagle, who lined up sixth in Saturday night’s feature race, after placing second and eighth in her heat races, eventually coming home fifth.

“It definitely wasn’t easy, but our consistency throughout qualifying certainly helped us earn a great starting position for the feature race, which was key.

“This result would not have been possible with the support of Kris Jennings, who transported my car up to Cairns, along with my hard-working team and of course our valued sponsors.”

While Bonsey was bolstered with generous backing throughout the Thunder in the Canebowl event, it was the ongoing support from her dad Russell that she believes made her podium result a possibility.

“I can’t thank my dad enough for the incredible effort he always puts in and continues to put into my racing,” she praised.

“To see his face when I received my trophy was a special moment for me and I’m thrilled that I was finally able to reward him with this milestone.”

With her Thunder in the Canebowl podium being a fantastic way to break up her off season, Bonsey will be riding a wave of confidence heading into the upcoming 2018-19 season, where she is aiming to be consistently competitive at her home track: Brisbane’s Archerfield Speedway.

Ahead of the 2018-19 season, Bonsey is also currently seeking sponsorship. To register your sponsorship interest, please contact Russell Bonsey on 0416 024 300.

Bonsey would like to thank the following sponsors for their support: Kart City, Total Parts Plus, Russell’s Race Engines, and Stroud Homes.

Special thanks must go out to her dad Russell, Kris Jennings, her pit crew Declan Brownsey, along with Peter Mitchell, Heidi Jonsson, Allan Woods and all the track officials and volunteers for putting together a fantastic weekend of racing.

To find out more about Bonsey and her team, LIKE them on Facebook by searching Kristy Bonsey Motorsport.

 

 

Silver Dollar Speedway

(Chico, CA 7-17-18) A pair of racing celebrations soon come to life with the 70th Anniversary of Silver Dollar Speedway. The historical track will host the 65th Annual Gold Cup Race of Champions will run September 5th - 8th of 2018. A gigantic 70/65 party is planned at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds.

Plenty of tickets and camping are still available. Reserved seats and camping are available until the race is held. Currently only four-day packages are available, and camping is only reserved for the entire week. All other camping options are on a first come basis. Individual day reserved tickets will go on sale August 15th.

You must call the office to order reserved seating @ 530 350-7275. Reserve tickets are not available for purchase on line. General admission tickets which cover seating in rows A thru I in the south (turn-1) and north (turn-4) in the bleachers are on a first come basis, they can be purchased in advance by phone or on line. All reserved and general admission tickets will also be available at the gate each night starting at 5pm and from 9 to 4 daily in the ticket office the week of Gold Cup. For pricing, please refer to our website.

We are also offering General Admission Gold Cup tickets for the fifth year. Specially priced children’s tickets will be available in the general admission areas and kids are free on Wednesday and Thursday nights. Both the 4-day reserved, and 4-day general admission tickets are still available.

Just a quick reminder to fill out your 2019 Gold Cup Reservation Form prior to our October 8th Columbus Day sale and submit it to our office. You are also eligible to renew your existing 4-Day package for 2019, but a form is still required for renewal and must be received by Friday, October 5th, 2018. The generic form is now online on our track website and will be available at the track during the week of the Gold Cup Race.

The Gold Cup features 4 full nights of racing featuring the Civil War Sprints and Hunt Magneto Wingless series on Wednesday followed by the USAC/CRA show on Thursday with the all new 360 Platinum Cup added this year. Friday and Saturday the barnstorming World of Outlaws hit the ¼ clay oval this year joined by the NorCal Dwarf cars. Details are available at 530-350-7275 or at www.silverdollarspeedway.com.

 

 

Bergman Nets Podium in Wyoming Before Facing Misfortune in Montana and South Dakota

Inside Line Promotions - ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 17, 2018) - Seth Bergman has the speed, which has been evident since the start of the year.

"Our car has been one of the fastest if not the fastest all year," he said. "We've had the speed that we need. Keeping our race car from falling apart is our biggest obstacle."

Bergman competed in three states throughout the last week with the action beginning on Wednesday at Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo. Bergman placed third in a heat race, which was one spot shy of locking into the feature redraw. It lined him up ninth in the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com A Main.

"We were having a problem getting our engines to run strong in bad air," he said. "Scott Baylor does a great job and we were having a problem with the fuel mixture. I think we started to get onto something there in the feature and we figured out some things. It was a good run. I felt late in the race if we had a caution I had a shot to win the deal."

Bergman rallied for a third-place result, which was his 20th top five of the season.

Unfortunately, the next two races were stymied by mechanical woes and miscues.

Bergman invaded Big Sky Speedway in Billings, Mont., last Saturday for an ASCS Frontier Region race. He wasn't able to start the heat race because of a mechanical problem, which lined him up 20th for the A Main.

"I didn't get a chance to get on the track until the main event," he said. "We drove up through there pretty quick. I think we were seventh in the first 10 laps, but the track took rubber. We just rode around in line from then on."

Bergman's rally from 20th to seventh earned him the Hard Charger Award for passing the most cars.

Bergman tackled Brown County Speedway on Monday with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour. He maneuvered from ninth to sixth place in a heat race, which earned a spot into the feature redraw. He then pulled the No. 3 to start the A Main third.

"Honestly I thought I would win that race," he said. "I showed Matt (Covington) where to go early in the race. I fell off the track in turn four and he got back by me. We both drove around Skylar (Gee). Then it was me stalking Matt waiting for my opportunity. I was in the mindset of trying to get to his rear bumper and throwing a slide job, but we didn't get that chance."

A fuel line came loose in the car around Lap 10, dousing Bergman with fuel. The team was unable to get it fixed before the race resumed and Bergman was credited with a 16th-place finish.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 11 - Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo. - Heat race: 3 (2); Feature: 3 (9).

July 14 - Big Sky Speedway in Billings, Mont. - Heat race: DNS (-); Feature: 7 (20).

July 16 - Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, S.D. - Heat race: 6 (9); Feature: 16 (3).

SEASON STATS -

43 races, 7 wins, 20 top fives, 29 top 10s, 35 top 15s, 38 top 20s

UP NEXT -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.SethBergmanRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BergmanRacing

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

APPAREL -

Bergman has men's and women's t-shirts available for sale at his race trailer during events he competes in this season.

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Triple X Race Co.

Triple X Race Components offers the most common sprint car, midget and 600 mini sprint parts. For more information, visit http://www.XXXRaceCo.com.

"I run everything that Triple X makes because they have quality products," Bergman said. "Plus, it's nice to work with a company from my home state. I look forward to achieving a lot of success together."

Bergman would also like to thank Oilfield Equipment & Manufacturing, Corridor Electric, Lucas Oil Products, Young Tools, Scott Baylor Racing Engines and FK Midwest for their continued support.

 

 

Bogucki Glad to be Heading 'Home' to Prepare for 360 Knoxville Nationals

Inside Line Promotions - ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 17, 2018) - Scott Bogucki is excited to be back in Iowa, where the Australian's home base is when he's racing in the United States.

It's been a rough couple of weeks in the Northwest and Great Plains competing with the Lucas Oil ASCS National tour presented by SawBlade.com. Not only has the racing taken its toll on the SawBlade.com backed team, but troubles with the tow rig have contributed to the frustration. In fact, Bogucki was even lucky to make it to Brown County Speedway on Monday when the rig broke down about four hours from the track.

"Davey (Heskin) came to the rescue and got us a truck," he said. "It's just been a rough couple of weeks from crashing the car to just missing setups to the toter. I'm glad to be heading home."

Bogucki posted a ninth-place finish last Wednesday at Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo., where he began the night with a heat race victory.

"We were just no good," he said. "The car was really, really, really free and I started dragging the brakes and burned them up."

After a troublesome road to the track on Monday, Bogucki placed third in a heat race before he finished seventh in the A Main.

"A few guys found the top early before the bottom took rubber and were able to pass a couple of cars," he said. "Once the track took rubber on the bottom we all just got in line. But after the luck we've had I'll take a seventh."

The ASCS National Tour will be off this weekend before venturing to Mason City Motor Speedway in Mason City, Iowa, on July 29. It's the final race before the 28th annual 360 Knoxville Nationals Presented by Great Southern Bank at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, Aug. 2-4.

"We will probably run the 410 Knoxville Nationals (Aug. 8-11) as well and then we have the Front Row Challenge at Osky (Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Iowa, Aug. 6) and the ASCS there on (Aug. 7)," Bogucki said. "We have a ton of racing in 10 days coming up."

Bogucki will be busy the next two weeks building new cars and gearing up for that busy stretch of racing.

"We got two Maxims, one of which is brand new," he said. "I've never had a brand new car before. It's always been used equipment. We will use this coming weekend to get caught up and prepared."

Bogucki, who is competing for the ASCS Rookie of the Year honors, is eighth in the championship standings.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 11 - Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo. - Heat race: 1 (1); Feature: 9 (4).

July 16 - Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, S.D. - Heat race: 3 (3); Feature: 7 (7).

SEASON STATS -

26 races, 1 win, 4 top fives, 14 top 10s, 16 top 15s, 17 top 20s

UP NEXT -

July 29 at Mason City Motor Speedway in Mason City, Iowa, with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com

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_

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - SawBlade.com

SawBlade.com, which is located in Houston, Texas, is redefining the way industrial, hardware and home use band saw blades are made and distributed. For more information, visit http://www.SawBlade.com.

"I'm so thankful to have great backing from companies like SawBlade, especially when we are struggling and things aren't going right," Bogucki said. "They have stood behind us no matter what."

Bogucki would also like to thank Dissolvalloy, Jetco Electrical, Ostrich Race Engines, KW Motorsports, Smith Titanium, Rod End Supply, Weld Wheels, JJS Mechanical Inc., HRP Wings, Lone Star Metal Werx, Momentum Suspension and Findley and Sons for their continued support.

 

 

Daniel Finishes Fifth During Debut at Sioux Speedway and Extends Top-10 Streak at Knoxville

Inside Line Promotions - KNOXVILLE, Iowa (July 17, 2018) - Mason Daniel recently added another new track to the ever-growing list of first-time venues he has competed at this season.

The Californian made the trip to Sioux Speedway in Sioux Center, Iowa, last Thursday to compete with the Midwest Sprint Touring Series.

Daniel advanced from sixth to third place in heat race competition at the half-mile oval. In the 20-lap main event, he started third and was battling for second in the early going. Daniel ended up crossing the finish line fifth after losing a spot on a restart with just two laps remaining.

"We were able to rely on past experience and having been at some tracks that were similar to there," he said. "It wasn't as big as (Missouri State Fair Speedway), but it was a big track. I had a shot at getting to third in lapped traffic, but that door closed pretty fast. We had a yellow and I just made a mistake by leaving the door open on the bottom and was passed for fourth. It's just another one of those learning experience that we'll chalk up and move on from."

Daniel capped the weekend last Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway. The 18-year-old was second fastest in time trials against a stout 31-car field, which included two-time and defending Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com champion Sam Hafertepe Jr. along with fellow touring driver Travis Rilat and the always strong contingent of Knoxville regulars. In the second heat race, Daniel worked his way from sixth to second place.

"We were really good early in the night," he noted. "We were just two hundredths of a second from setting quick time. The Moyle Racing Engine and KPC Chassis was running great as we showed by passing a bunch of cars in the heat race."

Daniel lined up on the outside of the third row and he ended up finishing eighth in the 18-lap main event, which was his fifth straight top-10 finish at Knoxville Raceway.

"I got to third on the start and misjudged how our car was on entry in turns three and four on the first lap," he shared. "I thought it was tighter and it was actually looser than I expected. I had to regroup and figure out how to run the car. We had a couple of cautions and I didn't get good starts on either one of those. I made some mistakes going into turn one and have to learn from that and hopefully next time we get a caution late in the race like that I can protect a little better and maintain my position."

A trio of races await Daniel this week beginning on Thursday at Bloomfield Speedway in Bloomfield, Iowa, with the Sprint Invaders. He'll visit U.S. 36 Raceway in Osborn, Mo., on Friday with the ASCS Warrior Region before wrapping up the weekend on Saturday at Knoxville Raceway.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 12 - Sioux Speedway in Sioux Center, Iowa - Heat race: 3 (6); Feature: 5 (3).

July 14 - Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa - Qualifying: 2; Heat race: 2 (6); Feature: 8 (6).

SEASON STATS

24 races, 2 wins, 8 top fives, 13 top 10s, 18 top 15s, 21 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Thursday at Bloomfield Speedway in Bloomfield, Iowa, with the Sprint Invaders; Friday at U.S. 36 Raceway in Osborn, Mo., with the ASCS Warrior Region; and Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.masondanielracing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MasonDRacing

 

 

Blurton Posts Results of Second and Ninth During Wheatshocker Nationals

Inside Line Promotions - HAYS, Kan. (July 17, 2018) - Zach Blurton recorded two top-10 results last weekend during the 10th annual Wheatshocker Nationals at RPM Speedway.

The doubleheader started on Saturday when Blurton's night began with a dominating heat race win before it nearly ended with a feature victory.

"The track got really slick and that's when we do really well," he said. "I started outside front row for the feature being the second highest point man. It was so humid and the air was nasty. Our motor stumbled and wouldn't take off and I fell back to second. Once the motor started going I was able to take the lead for about five laps.

"I got to lapped traffic and they were running three wide and I went to the bottom and Jake Bubak went to the high side and got around me. It was one of those deals where I needed to be second going into lapped traffic and make him make a decision. But we ended up second so it was a good night."

Sunday started well, too, as Blurton powered from fifth to second place in his heat race. He rolled off sixth in the A Main.

"They went out and worked the track before our feature and I thought it would be the same type of deal we had the night before," he said. "I got up to fifth and was challenging for fourth and the track took rubber. Our car really got tight in the middle of the corners when that happened and I slid back to ninth. That is something we have to work on figuring out."

Blurton, who continues to lead the United Rebel Sprint Series championship standings, is taking this weekend off as the team prepares for Fan Appreciation Night at Dodge City Raceway Park in Dodge City, Kan., on July 27. He will then race at El Paso County Raceway in Calhan, Colo., the following night before tackling the Belleville 305 Nationals in Belleville, Kan., Aug. 3-4.

"We won the Fan Appreciation deal last year in front of over 5,000 people," he said. "We also won at Calhan last year so I'm pretty pumped up to get back to those tracks."

QUICK RESULTS -

July 14 - RPM Speedway in Hays, Kan. - Heat race: 1 (2); Feature: 2 (2).

July 15 - RPM Speedway in Hays, Kan. - Heat race: 2 (5); Feature: 9 (6).

SEASON STATS -

20 races, 3 wins, 12 top fives, 17 top 10s, 18 top 15s, 18 top 20s

UP NEXT -

July 27 at Dodge City Raceway Park in Dodge City, Kan., and July 28 at El Paso County Raceway in Calhan, Colo.

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ZachBlurton

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

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

APPAREL -

Visit Blurton's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ZachBlurtonRacing for more information.

RACING OPPORTUNITIES -

Blurton is seeking additional racing opportunities and is willing to travel. To learn more information, contact Blurton at 620-393-5249 or ZachBlurton@gmail.com.

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Brian Younker Farms in La Crosse, Kan.

"Brian bought our tires and race fuel this past weekend," Blurton said. "But not only that he is part of our crew and is a huge help. We started as neighbors and have become best friends. He's a joy to be around."

Blurton would also like to thank Midwest Ag Professionals Inc., Wheat State Roofing, King Racing Products, Phillips Chiropractic & Physical Therapy Center, Jet-Hot Coatings, Randy Patterson Welding, Outlaw Wings, Billinger Repair Shop, Rob's Fun Center, Tornado Racing Engines, Bad Habit Sports Bar & Grill and Rod End Supply for their continued support.

 

 

Tankersley Hustles to ASCS Gulf South Region Win at Golden Triangle Raceway Park

Inside Line Promotions - BEAUMONT, Texas (July 17, 2018) - Channin Tankersley became the first repeat winner with the ASCS Gulf South Region this season when he captured his second triumph of the year last Saturday at Golden Triangle Raceway Park.

Tankersley and the Old School Racing team swept the night by winning both a heat race and the A Main after starting third in both races.

"We started off the night pretty mediocre," he said. "The track was a little greasy in hot laps. We had a good heat race draw and a solid heat race. We got out front and maintained. The track was super rough. It was getting rougher as the night went on."

Tankersley's heat race outing earned him a spot into the feature redraw. He pulled the No. 3 to start the main event on the inside of the second row.

"That A Main was rough," he said. "If you were right on the tires all the way around it was smooth, but dry. Or you had to be up on the wall to keep out of the ruts.

"Dustin Gates led the first half and we kept pace with him. We got into some heavy traffic and were fortunate to make the right decision and get around him. I was trying to be smart and not hit a hole and stick it in the fence. I was just trying to be smooth and smart in traffic. For the most part we navigated through traffic pretty good."

Tankersley took over the top spot midway through the race and he pulled away to the victory, which boosted his lead in the ASCS Gulf South Region championship standings to 59 points.

He will return to ASCS Gulf South Region competition this Saturday at Battleground Speedway in Highlands, Texas.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 14 - Golden Triangle Raceway Park in Beaumont, Texas - Heat race: 1 (3); Feature: 1 (3).

SEASON STATS -

8 races, 2 wins, 4 top fives, 5 top 10s, 5 top 15s, 7 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Saturday at Battleground Speedway in Highlands, Texas, with the ASCS Gulf South Region

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 - Shriners Hospitals for Children

Shriners Hospitals for Children provides specialized care to children with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate regardless of the families ability to pay. For more information, visit https://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/shc .

"Our car owner Bruce Griffith is a long-time supporter of Shriners Hospitals for Children, which does amazing things for children in need," Tankersley said.

Tankersley would also like to thank Old School Racing, Intra Services, Dependable Diesel Truck Service, Houston Truck Parts, Griffith Sheet Metal, Challenger Drilling, Blackfoot Electric and Day Motorsports for their continued support.

 

 

Dover Picks Up Top 10 at Sioux Speedway and Top Five at Knoxville Raceway

Inside Line Promotions - KNOXVILLE, Iowa (July 17, 2018) - Jack Dover garnered a pair of top-10 results last weekend in Iowa.

The action began on Thursday at Sioux Speedway in Sioux Center, where Dover placed third in a heat race before he rallied from 10th to sixth place in the Midwest Sprint Touring Series A Main.

"It's a big half mile and everyone gets strung out so there wasn't much passing," he said. "To come out of there with a sixth-place finish from 10 th is good. We moved forward and the car is in one piece."

Dover, who is tied atop the Midwest Sprint Touring Series championship standings, returned to competition on Saturday at Knoxville Raceway.

"We tried some new setup stuff as far as the chassis goes and I was pleased with it," he said. "We learned a lot about fueling and it was a night and day difference. I've been on the phone this week trying to figure out how to make my car roll the corners smoother."

Dover qualified fourth quickest, advanced from sixth to fourth place in a heat race and finished fourth in the main event after starting on the inside of the second row.

"To time trial fourth quickest and to come out of there fourth against some ASCS National Tour guys and the locals that run there weekly was a good night," he said. "We're having to try new stuff with this new chassis. We have to fine tune it a little bit, but I feel confident that the car has good speed and is rotating good."

Dover's fourth-place result was his 14th top five of the season.

He is slated to compete on Tuesday at Rapid Speedway in Rock Rapids, Iowa, with the Midwest Sprint Touring Series; on Friday at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., with the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprints and Midwest Sprint Touring Series; and on Saturday at either Eagle Raceway in Eagle, Neb., or at Knoxville Raceway.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 12 - Sioux Speedway in Sioux Center, Iowa - Heat race: 3 (3); Feature: 6 (10).

July 14 - Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa - Qualifying: 4; Heat race: 4 (6); Feature: 4 (3).

SEASON STATS -

22 races, 7 wins, 14 top fives, 18 top 10s, 20 top 15s, 22 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Tuesday at Rapid Speedway in Rock Rapids, Iowa, with the Midwest Sprint Touring Series; Friday at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., with the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprints and Midwest Sprint Touring Series; and Saturday at Eagle Raceway in Eagle, Neb., or at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.JackDoverRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/JackDoverRacing

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - True Trucking

True Trucking is a trucking company based in Gretna, Neb.

"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 Carpet Land, Liquid Trucking, SSS Motorsports, Certified Transmission, Moss Racing Engines, Backlund Plumbing, Speedway Graphics, Thorpe's Body Shop, Trail Performance Coatings, Inc., Spike Chassis, Sway Away, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Schoenfeld Headers, Langfeldt Overhead Doors, K&N Filters, FK Rod Ends, DMI, Speedway Motors, Vortex Wings, Ostransky Farms, Select Auto, Select Auto Body, R&G Services and Industrial Plating for their continued support.

PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES -

Jack Dover Racing is close to being able to compete across the country by returning to the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour, where Dover has finished in the top 10 both seasons he has raced full time with the premier 360 sprint car series. He is also ready to compete with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series en route to his dream of racing in NASCAR. For more information on partnership opportunities, e-mail JackDoverRacing@yahoo.com.

 

Masse Moves to Third in ASCS Frontier Region Standings Following Weekend Doubleheader

Inside Line Promotions - BILLINGS, Mont. (July 17, 2018) - A solid doubleheader advanced Cody Masse to third in the ASCS Frontier Region championship standings.

"It was a nice, solid weekend," he said. "No issues and we kept the car in one piece, which has been a big focus for us this year. That's allowing us to get faster by letting us work on the race car setups and thinking about going fast rather than thinking about fixing the car."

Masse's racing weekend began on Friday at Electric City Speedway in Great Falls, Mont., where he got off to a tough start by finishing sixth in his heat race.

"The track had gone away more than I thought it had," he said. "I lost a couple of spots after starting fourth."

Masse was able to transfer from the B Main after starting sixth.

"We were able to move up to finish third in the B Main, which had us starting in the last row in the 20-car A Main," he said. "We've struggled with dry slick tracks - especially in Great Falls - but we had a really good race car this time. I passed four or five cars in the feature even though it was pretty much single file around the bottom and I managed to move up to 12th at the checkered. I'd like to be top 10, but it was a good recovery from the weak start to the night. Those are the kind of nights you need when you're running for points."

Masse started ninth in his heat race the following night at Big Sky Speedway, a track where he's struggled in the past.

"I was able to pass a few cars and get up to sixth before I made a mistake and let one of them back by me," he said. "But it was nice to be passing some cars in the heat race rather than being passed, which is the way it's been lately.

"We started 12th in the feature and the track took rubber around the middle of the race so it was mostly single file the rest of the race. We had a good car again, but just weren't able to go anywhere and ended up 13th.

"It was a little disappointing not to run top 10, but Billings has been by far our worst track over the last few years. We seem to be finally gaining on it and it felt good to improve over our race in June there when we finished 18th."

Masse was also appreciative of receiving advice from a long-time racer.

"Tim Gee was a huge help this weekend," he said. "He pointed out some things and gave us some suggestions to get us going in the right direction. We really appreciated that."

Masse will take this weekend off as the ASCS Frontier Region is idle before making the long haul to Black Hills Speedway in Rapid City, S.D., on July 27 and Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo., on July 28.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 13 - Electric City Speedway in Great Falls, Mont. - Heat race: 6 (4); B Main: 3 (6); Feature: 14 (19).

July 14 - Big Sky Speedway in Billings, Mont. - Heat race: 7 (10); Feature: 13 (12).

SEASON STATS -

8 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 2 top 10s, 4 top 15s, 8 top 20s

UP NEXT -

July 27 at Black Hills Speedway in Rapid City, S.D., and July 28 at Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo., with the ASCS Frontier Region

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Cody_Masse

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Masse-Racing-244487932229555/

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - C.E.P. Automotive

C.E.P. Automotive is Southern Alberta's largest automotive parts department and machine shop offering auto, performance and vintage auto parts as well as machine shop service. C.E.P. Automotive began in 1966 in Lethbridge, Alberta, and is locally owned, specializing in obscure and obsolete parts. For more information, visit www.cpeauto.com.

"Whether it's shipping parts in to keep us on the track or ensuring we have all of the fittings and lines we need for our fuel system, Bill and his team at CEP Automotive continue to impress us with their service and support of our race team," Masse said.

Masse would also like to thank DaVinci Signs, RE/MAX-Gary Klassen, Canadian Tire Lethbridge South, D.A. Building Systems, Dunlop Ford, Critical Hazard, Silver Automotive, Flaman Rentals, Royal Taxi, Kustom Auto Body, AMSOIL, Kawneer Lethbridge, Kirk's Tirecraft and Beaches Pub and Grill for their continued support.

 

 

Dominic Scelzi Set for Races in Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin This Weekend

Inside Line Promotions - ROSSBURG, Ohio (July 17, 2018) - Dominic Scelzi is eyeing four races in three days in three different states this weekend.

Scelzi will venture to Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., for a special $5,000-to-win show with the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprints and Midwest Sprint Touring Series this Friday. He will then head to Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, where he will race in both the 410ci and 360ci sprint car divisions before wrapping up the weekend on Sunday at Angell Park Speedway in Sun Prairie, Wis., with the IRA Sprint Car Series.

"We're excited to have a couple of 410 shows and a couple of 360 shows on tap this weekend," he said. "Jackson has a good paying event that will have a lot of talented drivers competing. Knoxville will give us the chance to get both the 410 and 360 dialed in for the Knoxville Nationals next month. And we had a good run last year at Angell Park so that should be fun to get back there."

Scelzi is coming off a busy week in Ohio with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series during the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic last Tuesday at Attica Raceway Park in Attica and the 35th annual Kings Royal Thursday through Saturday at Eldora Speedway.

"Qualifying is so crucial in all races, but especially when you're racing with the World of Outlaws," he said. "The bottom line is that we didn't have a good qualifying time last week. We moved forward almost every time we were on the track, but qualifying buried us. We definitely had the speed, but track position hampered us."

Scelzi moved forward in a heat race and the C Main during the Brad Doty Classic before a broken u-joint ended his night early on Tuesday.

He then placed sixth in a heat race during all three nights during the Kings Royal weekend. On Thursday he rallied to place fifth in the Last Chance Showdown, which was only one position shy of making the A Main. Scelzi gained a half-dozen positions in the C Main on Friday and in the Last Chance Showdown on Saturday.

"It's hard to dig out of a deep qualifying hole," he said. "We did our best and now we'll move on to four big races this weekend. I'm excited to get back on the track."

QUICK RESULTS -

July 10 - Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio - Qualifying: 21; Heat race: 5 (7); C Main: DNF (9).

July 12 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 15; Heat race: 6 (8); B Main: 5 (9).

July 13 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 22; Heat race: 6 (8); D Main: 2 (2); C Main: 8 (14).

July 14 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 35; Heat race: 6 (6); B Main: 11 (17).

SEASON STATS -

34 races, 2 wins, 10 top fives, 15 top 10s, 17 top 15s, 19 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., with the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprints and Midwest Sprint Touring Series ; Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa; and Sunday at Angell Park Speedway in Sun Prairie, Wis., with the IRA 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

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SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Carlucci Transport

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"I really would like to thank everyone at Carlucci Transport, especially Nick and his wife for all of the support," Scelzi said. "They have developed into great friends as well as partners."

Scelzi would also like to thank Whipple Superchargers, Red Rose Transportation, Inc., Fuel Delivery Services, Inc., Scelzi Enterprises, Panella Trucking, Roth Motorsports, NAPA Auto Parts, Todd Jorgensen, Schoenfeld Headers, Weld Wheels, FK Rod Ends, Red Line Oil, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Professional Seat Systems, Sparco, Simpson Race Products, Worldwide Bearings, Blast Tech, K&N Filters, Auto Meter, Meridian Steel, Allstar Performance, DJS Safe Seats, Arctic Cat, Kenny's Components and Southern Pacific Farms for their continued support.

 

 

Mallett Wins at Dixie Speedway for Sixth USCS Triumph of the Season

Inside Line Promotions - WOODSTOCK, Ga. (July 17, 2018) - Jordon Mallett added to his ever-growing win total last Saturday during USCS Series action, picking up a victory in the 10th annual Randy Helton Memorial presented by FireAde at Dixie Speedway.

It was the sixth win of the season for the native of Greenbrier, Ark., which matches the number of times he reached Victory Lane last year.

Mallett opened the night with a charge from fourth to second place in the dash before posting a win in a heat race. The reigning USCS champion lined up third in the 27-lap main event and took the lead just past the midpoint.

"In the heat race I was feeling things out to see if we could run up around the top or anywhere else to have some options," he said. "We found a little glimpse of something and it worked. I jumped up top in the feature and got to second and then stalked the leader. I kept on his bumper, but tried not to give away what I was doing and was able to set him up and make the pass."

The win was worth $2,727 and marked the second straight year Mallett has won the Randy Helton Memorial, though last year the event was held at East Alabama Motor Speedway.

"It's definitely more special to win a memorial race than just a normal race," he said. "We've run the race twice and won it twice. I'm glad we are able to do that for the Helton Family. It's cool to honor their family more than once and to be able to celebrate the win with them is definitely special."

On July 3, Mallett finished second at Lexington 104 Speedway in Lexington, Tenn., which was the only race of the three scheduled for the USCS that was not interrupted by Mother Nature during Independence Day week. He ran fourth in the dash and won a heat race before the podium result in the A Main. The runner-up finish was the best of his career at the track.

"We went into hot laps at Lexington with a little different setup that we normally do to try a few things," he said. "We made some changes before the dash and then had a much better car in the heat race. Once you get strung out there, it's tough to pass and everyone becomes the same speed. We never really got to lapped traffic to pass anyone so we rode around in second. We learned a lot and made a lot of improvements."

This weekend Mallett will visit Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, N.C., on Friday and Lancaster Speedway in Lancaster, S.C., on Saturday with the USCS Series. The races are the first two rounds of the Third annual Joe and Jim McLain Summer Sprint Classic. Mallett won his first-career USCS race at Carolina Speedway in 2012.

"We are always really competitive at Carolina (Speedway)," he said. "That track holds a special place in my heart since I got my first win there. I really like how the track races. You can oftentimes run the top or the bottom and even the middle.

"Lancaster is the biggest track on the circuit. When you go to somewhere that drastically big, it's more of a momentum game. You kind of learn how to work the car for momentum and minimize mistakes. If you make a mistake, you can't rebound from it immediately. It takes several laps. You learn how to become mistake-less at a place like Lancaster."

QUICK RESULTS -

July 3 - Lexington 104 Speedway in Lexington, Tenn. - Dash 4 (4); Heat race: 1 (2); Feature: 2 (2).

July 14 - Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Ga. - Dash 2 (4); Heat race: 1 (1); Feature: 1 (3).

SEASON STATS -

30 races, 6 wins, 17 top fives, 28 top 10s, 29 top 15s, 30 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday at Carolina Speedway in Gastonia, N.C., and Saturday at Lancaster Speedway in Lancaster, S.C., with the USCS Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://jordonmallett.myracepass.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jmmotorsports14

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Schoenfeld Headers

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"Bill and Doug at Schoenfeld have been with me for longer than I can remember," Mallett said. "I love the fact that they are right in Arkansas. They've always taken outstanding care of me. I can't say enough about what they do and offer us."

Mallett would also like to thank Sinco Inc., Superior Bearing and Supply, Porter Commercial Refrigeration, DHR Suspension, D&K Farms, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Racing Optics, FK Rod Ends, Autometer, Callies Racing Products, Dynotech Race Engines, Fuel Safe Systems, Hero Graphics, Hilborn Fuel Injection, ISC Racers Tape, K&N Engineering, Lone Star Super Gas (Sunoco), Schoenfeld Headers, Simpson Race Products and Smiley's Racing Products for their continued support.

 

 

Ohio Sprint Car Series Visiting Wayne County Speedway This Saturday

Inside Line Promotions - FREMONT, Ohio (July 17, 2018) - The Ohio Sprint Car Series will head to the historic NAPA Auto Parts Wayne County Speedway in Orrville, Ohio, this Saturday for its third event of 2018.

The series was scheduled to compete at Wayne County Speedway on May 19, but the event was cancelled because of rain. Therefore, this Saturday's $2,500-to-win event will be the lone time the series visits the oval this year.

"We are looking forward to our first event at Wayne County Speedway for 2018," OSCS President Steven Pocock said. "Jason and Kristin Flory are great promoters to work with and the track has a good group of weekly sprint teams."

Pocock indicated there will be several bonuses available for teams at Wayne County Speedway. The A Main hard charger - the driver who finishes ahead of his or her original starting position by the most spots - will receive $50 cash. Also, all heat race winners will get a $50 gift certificate to Rod End Supply. In order to be eligible for the bonuses the race car must have an OSCS decal.

"We are still working very hard to secure tracks and series members for 2019," Pocock said. "We've have a tentative purse structure and point fund structure and I've been contacting tracks and teams to get them on board with what we are trying to do and that's to create a working man's sprint car series."

The gates will open at 3 p.m. on Saturday with hot laps at 6 p.m. and racing getting underway at 7 p.m.

General admission tickets are $15 and pit passes are $30.

The latest sprint car winner at Wayne County Speedway was Ryan Broughton on July 9. Other winners in 2018 include two-time track champion Andrew Palker, Kyle Larson, Jac Haudenschild, DJ Foos, current point leader Danny Mumaw and Tim Shaffer.

Mumaw leads the Wayne County Speedway championship standings with Jordan Ryan, who scored his biggest win of the season last Saturday at Mercer Raceway Park in Mercer, Pa., recording several runner-up finishes to sit second in the standings. Trey Jacobs is third followed by Tyler Dunn, former track champion Brad Haudenschild, rookie Henry Malcuit, Clay Riney, Nick Patterson, Mitch Harble and Steve Butler, respectively.

UP NEXT -

Saturday at Wayne County Speedway in Orrville, Ohio

2018 OHIO SPRINT CAR SERIES FEATURE WINNERS -

Tim Shaffer - 1 (Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway in Imperial, Pa., on June 9) and Brandon Wimmer - 1 (Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio, on April 21)

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: https://www.oscsracing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/OhioSprintCar

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

OHIO SPRINT CAR SERIES -

The Ohio Sprint Car Series began in 2016, visiting dirt ovals and showcasing 410ci winged sprint cars throughout Ohio. Those interested in developing a marketing partnership with the Ohio Sprint Car Series should contact Steven Pocock at 419-765-0088 or via email at webxdesign14@gmail.com.

MARKETING PARTNERS -

The Ohio Sprint Car Series would like to thank Pyrotect Racing Safety equipment (http://pyrotectstore.com ); Saldana Racing Products ( http://www.saldanaracingproducts.com ); Rod End Supply ( http://rodendsupply.com); Sandusky Speedway Graphics ( https://www.facebook.com/SanduskySpeedwayGraphics ); Rugged Radios ( https://www.ruggedradios.com); and Web X Design ( https://www.facebook.com/webxdesign.pocock )

 

 

DEVIN, ELLIOTT, GOLDSMITH, , LIPKEY, RUTTMAN, SILLS FORM NUCLEUS OF 2018 USAC HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES; CEREMONY SLATED AT IMS

Four drivers, a race organizer and a chief mechanic comprise the six initial 2018 inductees into the USAC Hall of Fame. They will be joined by two additional inductees in a formal celebration of their accomplishments during an early-September USAC event in Indianapolis, Ind.

The official induction ceremony will take place at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum in Indianapolis, Ind. on Thursday, September 6, prior to USAC's Driven2SaveLives BC39 P1 Insurance National Midget race which will unfold on the brand-new IMS infield dirt oval. The festivities are all part of the buildup to IMS' Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard NASCAR race, scheduled September 9. USAC's Hall of Fame inductees will also be saluted in a video tribute to be broadcast on the IMS jumbotrons in front of Thursday night's Midget crowd.

Highlighting the seventh annual USAC Hall of Fame inductions will be former USAC Technical Director and Chief Mechanic Mike Devin, USAC's first-ever race organizer Bill Lipkey, plus Indianapolis 500 champion Troy Ruttman, and USAC driving champions Tony Elliott, Paul Goldsmith and Jimmy Sills.

Online voting for the final two additional 2018 inductees into the USAC Hall of Fame will be available on the USAC website soon at www.usacracing.com.

Devin, of San Gabriel, Calif., a mechanic, engine builder, chief mechanic and car owner, began with USAC in 1990 and coordinated the Saber car program, which eventually was purchased by the Japanese for usage at their multi-million dollar facility on the southern island of Japan, Autopolis. In 1991 he became USAC's Technical Director after serving as a chief mechanic with drivers Johnny Rutherford, Lloyd Ruby, Roger McCluskey and Johnny Parsons Jr. Prior to his retirement, he served as a USAC Vice-President, Technical Director and Director of Competition where his primary responsibilities were making rules for all racing divisions under USAC sanction, Involved was balancing new technologies, with their inherent costs, against the financial strengths of the participants and the entertainment quality of the series. Safety was a primary focus and he also managed the liability and participant accident insurance for USAC. He was Technical Director for the Indianapolis 500 from 1991 through 1996 and he was responsible for establishing the formula for car and engine construction for the fledgling Indy Racing League. He was responsible for safer chassis construction, implementing the impact recorders and the development of rear attenuators. Post-retirement duties included a Stewardship with the U.S. Grand Prix in Indianapolis, FIA record attempts, the TORC Off Road Series and various other safety and rules related projects. Significant awards included the D.A. Lubricants Award and the USAC Mechanical Achievement Award, Eddie Edenburg Award for lifetime contributions, the Indianapolis 500 Oldtimers Outstanding Race Official Award and the Lincoln Electric Lifetime Achievement Award.

Elliott, of Warsaw, Ind., was a two-time USAC National Sprint Car Champion (1998 and 2000) and excelled in USAC's Silver Crown cars as well. He posted 26 National Sprint car wins and five in Silver Crown competition, plus won nine USAC Midget races. Among the Silver Crown triumphs were 2000 and 2001 wins in the prestigious Hoosier Hundred in Indianapolis, Ind. In 1999 he won USAC's "Indiana Sprint Week" title. For years he dominated the scene at his hometown track - the Kokomo Speedway. In 2015 he was one of four Warsaw men who perished in a private airplane accident.

Goldsmith, of St. Clair Shores, Mich., was USAC's 1961 and 1962 National Stock Car Champion. A six-time veteran of the Indianapolis 500, he finished 3rd in the 1960 classic and fifth in 1959. In 1958 he won the final race at the famed Daytona Beach, Fla. beach course. The oldest living member of the Indianapolis 500, Paul is a member of both the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame and the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America. In 1953 he posted AMA victories at Daytona and Langhorne, Pa. and in 1955 he won his final AMA race at Schererville, Ind.

Lipkey, of Kokomo, Ind., organized and presented the first USAC race ever held, a Midget race indoors at the Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, Ind. on January 8, 1956. The long-time race organizer at the legendary Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway, also organized races at Baer Field in Fort Wayne and staged numerous indoor events at the Fort Wayne facility where a recent ceremony was held unveiling a commemorative marker saluting the first USAC race. The Lipkey family was a staple at USAC events in the Midwest and Bill's son Vic served as USAC's chief starter on many occasions spanning various racing series. Bill served for many years on USAC's Advisory Board as the race organizer representative. In 1983 he received USCA's prestigious Jim Blunk Award in recognition of his contributions to the sport of Midget auto racing. Bill passed away at the age of 86 in 1999.

Ruttman, of Mooreland, Okla., earned international recognition as the 1952 winner of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. At his 1952 age of 22 years and 80 days he remains the youngest winner of the "500." He won his first race at age 15 in 1945 and two years later became the California Roadster Association Champion. He repeated that title in 1948 and also won the 1948 United Racing Association Blue Circuit (Offy) crown. In 1952 he finished as runner-up to Chuck Stevenson for the AAA National Championship. He was USAC's 1956 Short Track Stock Car Champion and in 1963 finished third behind Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt in a NASCAR championship race at Riverside, Calif. A 1992 inductee into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame, he also was an inductee into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in 1993, the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame in 2002, the National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame in 2003 and the Motorsports Hall of Fame in 2005. A spectacular Sprint racer on the famed Midwestern high-banks, he won the third leg of USAC's "Race of Two Worlds" Championship race at the Monza (Italy) Autodrome in 1957. He died in 1997.

Sills, of Placerville, Calif., was USAC's first three-time Silver Crown champion, in 1990, 1994 and 1996. Until surpassed by Dave Steele, he led the all-time standings for laps led in the Silver Crown series. A six-time champion of the prestigious "Dirt Cup" at Skagit, Wash., Sills won the 1978 "Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic" in Australia and is a former champion of the famed "Oval Nationals" at the Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway, In 1982 he won the championship at Baylands Speedway in Fremont, Calif. and the following year scored a significant opening-night win in the famed "Knoxville Nationals" in Iowa. The leader of one of America's most renowned Sprint Car Racing Schools, Jimmy was inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in 2006 and in 2007 joined the Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame.

 

 

Supermodified Racing’s Biggest Stars Converge this Saturday, July 21 in $10,000 Mr. Supermodified Presented by Best Western Plus Captain’s Quarters and Quality Inn & Suites Riverfront of Oswego

OSWEGO, NY (July 17, 2018) - One of the most anticipated events on Oswego Speedway’s 2018 schedule will commence this Saturday, July 21 as Best Western Plus Captain’s Quarters and Quality Inn & Suites Riverfront of Oswego will present race fans with the 32nd running of Mr. Novelis Supermodified and the 27th running of Mr. Pathfinder Bank SBS.

A full field of Supermodified racing’s biggest stars is assembling in search of the $10,000 top prize on Saturday night with over 25 cars expected for the historic main event, which has notably returned to a distance of 75 laps this season.

Joining Novelis Supermodified championship hopefuls Otto Sitterly, Keith Shampine, Michael Barnes, and Dave Shullick Jr. in the fray will be track regulars Dave Danzer, Aric Iosue, Brandon Bellinger, Dan Connors Jr, Dave Gruel, Joe Gosek, and Jeff Abold, who will all be searching for their first victory of the 2018 season come Saturday night.

In addition, Mr. Supermodified has always brought out a few different faces to the pit area and this year’s edition will be no exception as Oswego Speedway Hall of Famer Doug Didero will return to the track this Saturday night in a brand new car built by John Colloca.

Didero, the 1995 Mr. Supermodified champion, will go head to head with another former IndyCar campaigner, Davey Hamilton, who will again pilot the Nicotra Racing No. 6 this weekend.

Hamilton last competed in the Independence Weekend ‘Grand Prix’ back on June 30, while Saturday will mark Didero’s first race since the 2009 International Classic.

Other drivers expected in the field for Saturday night that have competed at the speedway part time this season include Canadian campaigner and 2017 Supermodified Rookie of the Year Logan Rayvals.

Joining Rayvals and coming in all the way from Chicago is Shaun Gosselin, who proved that his reworked No. 77 Hawk Chassis has a ton of speed in this past Saturday night’s ‘Summer Championship’ when the former Oswego feature winner clocked off 16.3 second laps in practice.

Jeff West made his comeback to the speedway last season for the first time in well over a decade piloting a proven Hawk Chassis formerly part of the Muldoon Racing stable that has since been entirely reworked by Supermodified veteran Jerry Curran.

This past winter, Curran sold his familiar No. 24 and purchased the former Jeff Holbrook No. 35 built by Brian Alegresso.

The car was most recently driven by Bob Magner in 2016, but Curran hopes to test with it on Friday and compete with his teammate West come Saturday.

Also returning Saturday night behind the wheel of the familiar No. 0 is the 'Zero Hero,' Tim Snyder, who has been absent thus far in 2018 while moving his family back to Central New York. Rookie Brent Murray has done a fantastic job filling in for the 2001 International Classic champion, but Snyder will be back at the controls this weekend.

Throw Supermodified veterans Bill Sharkey, Hal LaTulip, Lou LeVea Sr, Lou LeVea Jr and Roger Clark into the mix plus impressive rookies Nathan Schultzkie and Tyler Thompson and Saturday night’s action will surely provide all the thrills and spills ‘Mr. Supermodified’ has become known to offer.

Race night presenting sponsors Best Western Plus Captain’s Quarters and Quality Inn & Suites Riverfront of Oswego are located on East 1st Street on the beautiful Oswego River and offer breathtaking views of the Oswego Harbor and Lake Ontario. Within walking distance from local shopping, fishing, parks, Fort Ontario, and the Marine Museum, Best Western/Quality Inn is your riverfront home away from home.

The host location of the Oswego Speedway banquet open with seating for up to 600 people is the Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center. Located within the Best Western Plus Captain’s Quarters, the conference center offers an expansive menu, breakout meeting rooms, and of course its adjoining lakeview restaurant and bar ‘Alex’s on the Water.’

To find more information on either the Best Western or Quality Inn, be sure to visit online at BayshoreGrove.com/LOCC.

For Saturday’s can’t miss event, pit gates will open at 3pm, grandstands will open with the start of hot laps at 4:30pm, time trials will hit the track at 6:15pm, and racing is set to take the green at 6:45pm. Tickets remain available by phoning the speedway box office at (315)-342-0646.

For more information on Oswego Speedway, be sure to visit online at OswegoSpeedway.com. You can also FOLLOW on Twitter @OswegoSpeedway or LIKE on Facebook at Facebook.com/OswegoSpeedway.

About Oswego Speedway: Oswego Speedway, a sports entertainment company, is a 5/8 mile semi-banked pavement racing oval located off the shores of Lake Ontario in scenic Oswego, NY. Oswego 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 Oswego Speedway making Oswego the only weekly Supermodified racing venue in the world. The Small Block 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, arguably the greatest driver of all time, two-time Indy 500 champion Gordon Johncock, along with former International Classic Champions Bentley Warren, Joe Gosek, and Davey Hamilton.

 

 

Team Turner Racing Rolls Through Tough Weekend; Ready For Big Tripleheader Weekend

CAISTOR CENTRE, Ont. (July 17, 2018) – Another busy weekend of action at Ohsweken Speedway had all three Team Turner Racing members in action on a busy Sponsor Night last Friday. Cory Turner led the way for TTR aboard his KT Tobacco/Silo Wireless No.97 with a seventh-place finish.

Cory Turner

Cory’s seventh-place result didn’t come without some struggle though. While leading his heat race, Cory hit a patch of dirt that came apart from the racetrack and caused the car to shoot into the wall.

“I was leading the heat and had it in the bag with one lap to go after going from second to first,” Cory explained. “The car was really good and I was running right up on the edge, but a big three foot piece of mud came apart from the track and the car turned straight right and we put it in the fence in turn two on the last lap. I drove it the same way I did the other seven laps.”

The team worked feverishly to make repairs to the car before the Feature and rolled off 21st in second-last. While the setup wasn’t perfect, Cory managed to pass 14 cars on the way to a seventh-place finish and earn the night’s Hard Charger award.

“I was happy with the car. We were really fast and we passed a lot of cars,” Cory recounted. “I saw the move over flag when I was in seventh and I couldn’t really get to anybody else. We were in 15th on the first caution and it was single-file, so Dylan Westbrook was already in turn one when we were in turn three and he only lapped us by half a car at the finish.”

Ryan Turner

Ryan Turner didn’t have a perfect week, but certainly learned plenty. The driver of the Kingpin Farms/Burger Barn No.91 claimed a fifth-place finish in his heat race, but the result wasn’t a great reflection of the car’s performance.

“The car was decent in the heat race and we were running second before the caution,” Ryan said. “After the caution we bit the heavy cushion twice putting us back to fifth.”

Ryan lined-up mid-pack for the Feature after making some pre-race handling adjustments. In the opening laps, Ryan didn’t find the car to his liking and used a lap three caution to come back to the pits under yellow.

“We tried a new setup for the Feature that didn’t work for the track conditions,” Ryan said. “There was a caution on lap three so I pulled in and the Kingpin Farms/Burger Barn crew made as many adjustments possible in our two minutes. We restarted at the back and got to 11th, so we were very happy with our changes and learned a lot for next week.”

Although Ryan’s streak of top-10 finishes came to an end, the knowledge he and his team gained will certainly be beneficial for the upcoming weekend.

Jamie Turner

Jamie Turner struggled on the night and earned a fourth-place finish in the heat. He started in 12th for the 20-lap main event before finishing 14th on a tough night. Jamie, with his usual positive attitude, has already shifted his focus to the upcoming busy tripleheader weekend.

Up Next

All three Team Turner Racing cars are planning to be back in action for a busy tripleheader of $3,333-to-win and $333-to-start races as part of the Patriot Sprint Tour’s Canadian Triple Threat Weekend. All three drivers plan to compete Friday night at Ohsweken before travelling east to Brockville Ontario Speedway on Saturday and Cornwall Motor Speedway on Sunday.

“I’m really looking forward to getting back to the slick stuff on Saturday like we had at Brighton two weeks ago,” Cory said. “I’d really like to give Steve Poirier and some of the other top guys a run for their money in the slick. I don’t know if we’ve got a program that’s as good as them yet, but we’ll find out this weekend.”

“We struggled a bit last Friday night, so we’re looking forward to going racing this weekend,” Jamie said. “We’re going to try and do all three nights with the Patriots. I’ve been to Brockville a couple of times and I’m looking forward to going to Cornwall. We’re lucky too because there’s about 20 of us going too, so they’re all fired up.”

“I’m really looking forward to lots of seat time and running some different tracks that we don’t get to very often,” Ryan added.

For more information on Team Turner Racing, visit www.TeamTurnerRacing.ca.

SEASON STATS 11 Jamie Turner – 10 Starts: 0 Wins, 0 Top-5s, 3 Top-10s 91 Ryan Turner – 10 Starts: 0 Wins, 5 Top-5s, 8 Top-10s 97 Cory Turner – 12 Starts: 2 Wins, 7 Top-5s, 9 Top-10s

TEAM TURNER MEDIA Website: teamturnerracing.ca Facebook: facebook.com/TeamTurnerRacing Twitter: @11TeamTurner19 YouTube: Youtube.com/RacingTeamTurner

MAILING LIST Join the Team Turner Racing mailing list by emailing claytonjohnsmedia@gmail.com with the subject “Turner” to be added to the list.

TEAM TURNER PARTNERS Team Turner Racing is proud to partner with several dedicated marketing partners for the 2018 race season, including KT Tobacco, Charlie-Bee Honey, Mudcat Entertainment Centre, Braemar Building Systems, Pyett Spring & Alignment, DSE Performance, Gale's Auto Aftermarket, Plazek Auto Recyclers, Malabar Super Spice, V&R Recycling, Country Event Services, JNE Recovery, Skyway Lawn Equipment, Total Coatings, KT Gas & Convenience, Six Nations Bingo, Silo Wireless, CJ Mulholland Mattress Factory, Truck Toppers, iC Super Computers, Silverdale Gun Club, Bryan's Farm Supply, Beamer Farms, The Powerhouse, Hitchman Trailers, Barlow Farms, Mac Tools, V&R Hose & Hydraulics, RCM Racing Equipment, JLB Mobile Mechanical, Tetra-Chem Industries, Wix Filters, Mayhew Graphics, ImageFactor.ca, and Clayton Johns Media.

 

 

MT BAKER VAPOR DELIVERS ONE OF A KIND CHILI BOWL OPPORTUNITY

INDIANAPOLIS (July 17, 2018) -- Mt Baker Vapor and Landon Simon Racing have officially launched MBVDirt, a brand new social media campaign that will give back to drivers and race fans across the country and will ultimately end with one lucky driver earning a seat in the MBVDirt Midget for the 2019 Chili Bowl Nationals.

Signing up is simple, just visit MBVDirt.com and register as either a driver or fan. Drivers will receive a packet in the mail with a 10-inch MBVDirt decal and a short list of requirements to remain eligible throughout the remainder of the season.

The goal of this campaign is to continuously bring awareness to companies such as Mt Baker Vapor by giving the means necessary for people to stop smoking. Given the presence smoking has in the racing community, it's very important to reach drivers, crew members, fans, and their friends and family.

"As a racer in this era knowing how to market yourself and your partners is just as important as what you do in the racecar. The internet has broadened our fan's ability to follow the sport and social media has become the sport's best, and at times worst, friend. We have been working on this since late March and we want this campaign to show the positive power of these tools and teach racers how to use them. Some of my best childhood memories are walking the pits at Eldora getting autographs and meeting my heroes. I hope the 'fan vote' portion of this will encourage drivers to interact with fans and to help fans get to know who is behind the helmet," said driver Landon Simon.

"It's a big topic these days in motorsports that there are a lot of people deserving of a shot, a break, an opportunity that will get them where they need to be. This opportunity gives anyone that markets themselves and the campaign a shot. There's a very good chance that the winner of the MBVDirt Chili Bowl ride will be a Chili Bowl Nationals Rookie, and that to us is exciting. For us to be able to give someone that might not otherwise get that chance makes this whole deal really exciting," added Simon.

Mt Baker Vapor came on board with Landon Simon Racing in 2014 with the goal of educating smokers on the benefits of vaporizing nicotine as opposed to smoking tobacco and has remained a true partner and supporter of dirt track racing throughout the years.

"Here at MBV, we are so excited to push forward with MBVDirt and to ultimately see the positive results of this campaign. MBV and LSR plan on launching a full-fledged social media effort, a brand new website, email campaigns, awesome educational content and amazing prizes/giveaways which will promote these efforts. This ensures we reach the most racing fans — helping a wide audience improve their overall lifestyle," said James Thompson, Founder of Mt Baker Vapor.

"Because we are so involved with the racing community and LSR, we want to give back to the fans by committing to their health and happiness — making sure they are equipped with the knowledge and material to kick their smoking habits for good," added Thompson.

From an economic standpoint, Mt. Baker Vapor makes ecigarettes very cost effective. By switching to ecigarettes you’ll usually spend less than half of what you used to spend on tobacco-filled cigarettes. An economical starter kit includes batteries, atomizers, cartridges, charger and liquid nicotine for less than the price of a carton of generic cigarettes.

Mt. Baker Vapor offers nicotine dosages ranging from extra strong, to mild, to no nicotine content at all. You can choose from hundreds of juice options, including specialty flavors, or create your own at www.mtbakervapor.com

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Jibs Action Sports Presents Christmas in July and Autograph Night Featuring the Patriot Sprint Tour on Friday, July 20
Photo by Dale Calnan/Image Factor Media
By Clayton Johns

OHSWEKEN, Ont. (July 17, 2018) – Ohsweken Speedway is eager to return to action this week with one of it’s most highly-anticipated shows of the season. Jibs Action Sports presents Christmas in July and Autograph Night featuring the Patriot Sprint Tour versus the Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Cars.

As part of the track’s annual Christmas in July night, fans are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy to help support underprivileged children at Christmastime. Santa Claus will be on hand at the track to help collect all purchased toys. All fans who bring a new, unwrapped toy will receive half price adult admission and will enter the speedway for $7.

All kids in attendance will have the chance to win special prizes from Jibs Action Sports, including a skateboard, a scooter and a BMX bike. Fans will also have the opportunity to meet their favourite drivers on track at intermission for hero cards, photos, candy and other unique giveaways as part of Autograph night.

On the track, the night features the first of two challenge races this season for the Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Cars as they welcome the Patriot Sprint Tour for the first race of their Canadian Triple Threat weekend in a $3,333-to-win event. In addition to the Patriot Sprint Tour versus Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Cars challenge, all three of Ohsweken’s other weekly divisions will also be in action, including Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Cars, Middleport Mechanical Thunder Stocks and the HRW Automotive Mini Stocks.

Race time is 7:30pm with grandstand gates opening at 6:00pm. Adult admission is just $14 or $7 with a new, unwrapped toy while Seniors (65+) and Youths (13-17) are only $10. Kids aged 7-12 are only $3 and Kids 6 and under are free. This pricing is in effect for all weekly Friday Night Excitement shows in 2018.

Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Cars

The New York-based Patriot Sprint Tour makes its only stop of the season at Ohsweken on Friday night to take on the Ohsweken regulars in the Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Cars. The night kicks off a busy tripleheader weekend for the Patriots, who will also stop at Brockville and Cornwall speedways on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. Ohsweken is expecting several outside invaders for the busy weekend of Canadian Sprint Car racing to challenge Ohsweken’s best on their home turf.

Entering this weekend’s show, Dylan Westbrook now holds a 61-point advantage over Cory Turner after claiming his sixth Ohsweken win of the season last Friday night. Jim Huppunen is locked into third spot, 18 points behind Turner while Mack DeMan has moved into fourth and trails Huppunen by just two points. Tyler Hendricks rounds out the top-five and sits just three points behind DeMan and is five back of Huppunen.

After nine races, Chuck Hebing of Ontario, NY leads the Patriot Sprint Tour’s point standings over Harding, PA native Jordan Thomas. Paulie Colagiavanni of Cicero, NY is third and head of Wayland, NY’s Kyle Drum while Vernon, NY’s Pete Richardson rounds out the top-five. This week’s event is show-up points only for Ohsweken Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak drivers and for Patriot Sprint Tour drivers.

Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Cars

St. Thomas, Ont. driver Jesse Costa continues to lead the Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Car standings and now holds a 35-point advantage over Shone Evans. In third is the reigning division champion Holly Porter, 11 points back of Evans. Lucas Smith fell to fourth in the standings after his first DNF of the season last Friday night and is now 9 points back of Porter. Hannah Ferrell holds down the fifth and final top-five position.

Middleport Mechanical Thunder Stocks

The Middleport Mechanical Thunder Stock division continues to have a tight battle at the top of the standings. After his second place finish last race, Dave Bailey has retaken control of he top spot and now holds a lead of just nine points over Ken Sargent. Logan Shwedyk fell to third in the standings with a 12th-place finish last week, but remains within striking distance of the lead at 17 points back. Jim Lampman currently holds down fourth, but is just two points ahead of fifth-place Billy Bleich Jr. entering this week’s action.

HRW Automotive Mini Stocks

The HRW Automotive Mini Stocks have the closest of the four points battles as Ohsweken races into the second half of July. Gillian Hils and Nick Masi now sit tied for the division lead at 573 pints apiece. Also in the mix is third-place Sean Iftody, just 10 points behind and last week’s winner Dusty DeBoer, who currently sits fourth and just 16 points off the lead. Matt Nuell rounds out the current top-five and is 32-points back of the lead.
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Canadian Sprint Car Nationals Tickets and Camping Available Now!
Advanced reserved seating tickets are on sale now for the 14th annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals on September 14-15 are on sale now! The event features two full nights of Sprint Car action, including Saturday’s $10,000-to-win Feature Event. Visit www.ohswekenspeedway.ticketforce.com or call 519-717-0023 to order and for more information. For the full 2018 schedule of events, click here.

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 and on our official Facebook page.

2018 SEASON
Ohsweken Speedway’s 23rd season of weekly Friday Night Excitement features four divisions of racing, including the Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Cars, Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Cars, Middleport Mechanical Thunder Stocks and HRW Automotive Mini Stocks. Visit www.OhswekenSpeedway.com to view the schedule or call (519) 717-0023 for more information.

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 track’ annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals. Ohsweken Speedway also hosts weekly Micro Sprint racing on Thursday nights.

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Ohsweken Speedway thanks the following partners for their support in 2018: Arrow Express, Kool Kidz Ice & Water, Corr/Pak Merchandising Inc., Renway Energy, Case IH O’Neil’s Farm Equipment, Hoosier Tire Canada, EPIC Racewear, McDonald’s Restaurants of Paris & Brantford, Ackland Insurance, Strickland’s GMC, Lucas Oil Products, Burger Barn, Pinty’s Delicious Foods, Creative Edge Signs & Graphics, Insta-Insulation, Middleport Mechanical, HRW Automotive, and Gale’s Auto Aftermarket.

 

 

Cory Turner Rebounds From Tough Start For Top-10 Finish at Ohsweken

 CAISTOR CENTRE, Ont. (July 17, 2018) – Cory Turner overcame a tumultuous night and recovered from a heat race incident to score a seventh-place finish and his ninth top-10 of the season at Ohsweken Speedway last Friday night.

The night started with what looked like a promising heat race run after a good draw for starting position. Turner lined-up second and quickly grabbed the lead while running against the cushion.

“I was leading the heat and had it in the bag with one lap to go after going from second to first,” Turner explained. “The cushion kept rolling up and the track was slick to a curb. The car was really good and I was running right up on the edge, but a big three foot piece of mud came apart from the track and the car turned straight right and we put it in the fence in turn two on the last lap. I drove it the same way I did the other seven laps.”

The result not only caused damage to the car, but also cost Turner his passing points and forced him to start the main event in the final starting spot instead of inside the top-eight. His team rallied to repair the car for the main event where he raced forward to a seventh-place finish from 21st.

“We were scrambling and started last in the A-Main,” Turner said. “We couldn’t get the car really square. We changed a bunch of bumpers and straightened the wings out. We were scrambling, but we were fast in the Feature.”

Despite the damage and a less than perfect setup, Turner was happy with how the car performed as he raced through the field. His drive up to seventh saw him pass 14 cars to earn the night’s Hard Charger award.

“I was happy with the car. We were really fast and we passed a lot of cars,” Turner recounted. “I saw the move over flag when I was in seventh and I couldn’t really get to anybody else. Tyler Hendricks was just ahead of me and we were just starting to get to him. We were in 15th on the first caution and it was single-file, so Dylan Westbrook was already in turn one when we were in turn three and he only lapped us by half a car at the finish.”

Despite a decent end result, Turner was quick to own up to his heat race mistake and admitted it is a lesson well-learned.

“This week was on me,” Turner said. “I shouldn’t have cut it that close on the cushion, but I was trying to be fast. I had two fast guys in my heat in Mack DeMan and Chris Steele and I didn’t know where they were at. They said they weren’t close, but I didn’t know that at the time. It wasn’t ideal because it was a re-draw spot.”

Turner and his team are now gearing up for a big tripleheader weekend of action with the Patriot Sprint Tour. The Patriot’s new Canadian Triple Threat weekend will see three $3,333-to-win and $333-to-start races with stops at Ohsweken on Friday, Brockville Ontario Speedway on Saturday and Cornwall Motor Speedway on Sunday.

“I’m really looking forward to getting back to the slick stuff on Saturday like we had at Brighton two weeks ago,” Turner said. “I’d really like to give Steve Poirier and some of the other top guys a run for their money in the slick. I don’t know if we’ve got a program that’s as good as them yet, but we’ll find out this weekend.”

Friday night’s event at Ohsweken Speedway is also Sponsor Night. Fans will have a chance to meet Cory on the track at intermission for autographs. Race time is 7:30pm. For additional event information, visit www.ohswekenspeedway.ca.

CORY TURNER SEASON STATS 97 Cory Turner – 12 Starts: 2 Wins, 7 Top-5s, 9 Top-10s

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CORY’S CREW Cory Turner is proud to partner with several dedicated marketing partners for the 2018 race season, including KT Tobacco, Insta-Panels, Braemar Building Systems, Silo Wireless, Mobil 1, Kings Wood Products, Gale’s Auto Aftermarket, Skyway Lawn Equipment, Pyett Spring & Alignment, DSE Performance, Six Nations Bingo, Malabar Super Spice, JNE Recovery, V&R Recycling, Plazek Auto Recyclers, Hauser’s Pharmacy, KT Gas & Convenience, The Truck Toppers, CJ Mulholland Mattress Factory, Rondex, Silverdale Gun Club, Barlow Farms, Mike Morris Holdings, Bryan’s Farm Supply, Total Coatings, Hitchman Trailers, V&R Hose & Hydraulics, RCM Racing Equipment, Top Flight Wings, Tetra-Chem Industries, Wix Filters, Creative Edge Signs & Graphics, Northern Performance, Charlie Bee Honey, and ImageFactor.ca.

 

 

ELUSIVE ELDORA: Gravel and CJB Crew Turn in Stout Perfomance at "Big E" Pennsylvania tracks up next for the 'Greatest Show on Dirt'

CARLISLE, PA. - July 16, 2018 - The famed 'Month of Money' has begun for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. With big money on the line at seemingly every trip to the track, David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team were ready for the lid lifter, which was the annual Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic at Attica (Ohio) Raceway Park on Tuesday, July 10th. Gravel timed in 7th before finish 3rd in his heat race and started the feature in 14th.

"We missed where we needed to be in time trials by one spot," said Gravel, pilot of the Big Game Treestands, J.R.C. Transportation Inc., C&S Lawn & Landscape #5.

"We struggled at the beginning and even slid back to 18th. Found a good line for our car and got the wing back and we made our way back up to 9th. We were very happy with that."

The tour then moved across the state of Ohio to Eldora Speedway for three nights of racing action as apart of the 35th annual Kings Royal weekend. On the opening night, known as Jokers Wild, Gravel timed in 8th, finished 3rd in his heat race and rocketed from 8th to 1st in the evenings Craftsman Club Dash.

"We were fast all night," explained Gravel. "We really made up ground in the dash. Led some in the feature and got into lap traffic. We got squeezed a bit and wrecked. Got the car back together and finished the race but the frame was bent, among other things. We had to take down a whole new car for the rest of the weekend."

The following night in the Knight Before the Royal, Gravel timed in 6th, finished 3rd in his heat race and started the feature in 18th.

"We missed where we needed to be by a spot in the heat race," commented Gravel. "We just got buried in the field and had to make do with that. We finished 13th, which was disappointing."

With the eyes of the collective sprint car world on the high-banked half mile oval, Gravel and company took to accomplishing a long-time team goal of winning one of sprint car racing's crown jewel events. The night started well with Gravel timing in second overall out of 51 machines. A 3rd finish in his heat race saw the #5 machine start the 40-lap feature in the 14th position.

"We felt really good at the beginning of the night," said Gravel. "We timed in 2nd overall. Had a good run in the heat race but, once again, we just didn't finish high enough so we had to start deep in the field. There were no cautions and I feel like we needed that. We finished 8th and we were one of the fastest cars on the track at the end."

A 48-hour breather is in order before the series returns to action at the Lernerville Speedway near Sarver, Pa. for the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup. Gravel and the team won the prestigious event in 2016. From there, it's onto Lincoln (Pa.) Speedway and Williams Grove Speedway near Mechanicsburg, Pa.

"Lernerville is one of my favorite places to go," said Gravel. "We want to win another Silver Cup, for sure. Lincoln is a place where I struggled but we did win there last year. Looking forward to it. Williams Grove is another strong place for us."

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2018 STATS:

Events: 41

Quick Times: 3

Wins: 4

Top-5's: 23

Top-10's: 33

Heat Race Wins: 18

Dash Wins: 2

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ABOUT CJB MOTORSPORTS: CJB Motorsports is a winged, 410 sprint car team that competes across the country with driver David Gravel. Founded in 2005, the Chad and Jenn Clemens 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: Mainstream Holdings, Big Game Treestands, Muddy,Weikert's Live stock J.R.C.Transportation Inc., Bairs Tree Service, Nyce, Crete & Landis Block and Concrete, Henry Dunn Insurance, C&S Lawn and Landscape, Ecynbro Trucking

Manufacturers: Astro Titanium, All Star Performance, ATL Fuel Cells, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Butlerbuilt, Cometic Gaskets, Energy Release, Fastener Specialties, FK Rod Ends, Factory Kahne Shocks, High Performance Lubricants, HRP Wings, Kinsler Fuel Injection, Kistler Engines, KSE Racing Products, Lincoln Welders, Moose Blocks, Inc., MSD Ignition, Outerwears, Safety-Klean, Saldana Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, Schroeder Torsion Bars, Simpson, Sweet Engineering, Textron Offroad, Walker Performance Filters, Weld Racing, Wilwood Brakes, Winters Performance.

 

 

TRACKS

Sprintcar Storm Settles in Cairns

The 410 Sprintcars return to Cairns International Speedway with a bang during last Friday and Saturday night’s Thunder in the Canebowl event, supported by Ezilend and Integrity Extended Warranties, with the two-man Ausdeck Racing team ultimately achieving top honours on both nights of competition.

With Sprintcars not having visited the track in half a decade, there was much for speedway fans to be excited about and the Thunder in the Canebowl event certainly didn’t disappoint, having attracted significant spectator numbers and brought increased entertainment and revenue to the Far North Queensland town.

Due to nights one and two operating as two standalone feature races, there were twice the opportunities for drivers to prove themselves, and while many contenders came close to achieving victory, it was Ausdeck Racing team drivers Andrew Scheuerle and Stewart Craig who outraced their rivals on both Friday and Saturday nights respectively.

After a strong qualifying performance throughout Friday night, Scheuerle could not be stopped in the 15-lap feature race, going flag to flag to take a convincing win, while Craig clinched the runner-up spot, after coming out on top of an early battle with Kristy Bonsey on the opening lap.

Although she wasn’t able to hold off Craig at the drop of the green flag, a composed race rewarded Bonsey with her maiden feature-race podium with the 410 Sprintcars class, coming home in third place ahead of veteran Allan Woods and New Zealand visitor Jason Scott, who rounded out the top five.

Luke Dougherty, Gary Finglas, Kris Jennings and Cairns International Speedway President Zack Howell completed the remaining finishers.

Unfortunately for Andrew Corbet, he was unable to start the feature race due to mechanical issues.

Previewing what would become a common theme throughout the event, the early stages of Friday night saw Stewart and Scheuerle top time trials; however, the pair didn’t have it all their own way in the heat races. While Scheuerle drove to victory in the opening heat race, Scott refused to be discounted, coming away with a narrow victory from Scheuerle.

Returning to the track on Saturday night, the 25-lap feature race was a memorable one for Craig, who managed to switch places with his teammate to claim top honours in the 25-lap feature race after leading from start to finish, collecting his maiden 410 Sprintcar feature-race victory in the process, which he celebrate with a ‘shoey’ following the race.

Home in the runner-up spot less than a second later was Scheuerle, who had been sitting strongly in second place for much of the feature race after overtaking Woods for the position on lap five, with the latter being forced to settle for the final place on the podium.

Bouncing back from Friday night’s misfortune, a consistent race from Corbet saw him retain his fourth-place starting position, followed by Bonsey, who was one of three drivers who had suffered a DNF in the pole shuffle, Scott, Dougherty and Howell, who completed the remaining finishers.

Following premature retirements in the pole shuffle from both Finglas and Jennings, Finglas was forced to pull to the infield after 14 laps, while Jennings was unable to start the feature race.

Earlier in the night, heat-race wins went the way of Scheuerle and Corbet, while continued his pleasing run to win the pole shuffle ahead of Craig, Scheuerle and Woods.

With the Thunder in the Canebowl event being a great success for competitors and spectators alike, Cairns International Speedway hopes to bring 410 Sprintcars back to their venue on a more regular basis in the future.

In addition to major sponsors Ezilend and Integrity Extended Warranties, Cairns International Speedway would like to thank each of their associate sponsors for their support of the Thunder in the Canebowl event.

To find out more about Cairns International Speedway, visit their website at www.cairnsspeedway.com or LIKE them on Facebook by searching Cairns Speedway.

-ENDS-

 

 

Wilson Rallies for Top 10 at Brad Doty Classic and Runner-Up Result During Kings Royal Weekend

Inside Line Promotions - ROSSBURG, Ohio (July 16, 2018) - Greg Wilson produced his best week of the season last week in his home state of Ohio.

"It was great to be home," he said. "We've been working hard on this team all year and it really showed up in the results."

Wilson and his Hercules Tires, DNC Hydraulics, Ohio Logistics and Gear Alloy Wheels backed team kicked off a hectic week last Tuesday at Attica Raceway Park in Attica during the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic. Wilson qualified 12th quickest in his group and advanced from fourth to third place in a heat race to secure a spot into the A Main. He then rallied from 18th to eighth during the main event. It tied his season-best result with the World of Outlaws.

"That was a great run and we really needed it," he said. "We have a lot of laps at Attica throughout the years and our confidence level at these Ohio tracks is pretty high. I think that, combined with the direction we're taking this team, set us up for the strong run at Attica as well as at Eldora last weekend."

Wilson rode the momentum from Attica Raceway Park into Eldora Speedway on Thursday when the half-mile oval hosted the opening night of the 35 th annual Kings Royal weekend. Qualifying got the team behind the eight ball, but that all changed on Friday when Wilson set quick time during his group's session for the first time this season.

"Qualifying is an area we've struggled with this season, but we've made gains on it," he said. "For us to qualify in a decent position during three of the four nights last week was a big reason for our success."

Wilson posted a third-place result in a heat race to lock into the 14 th starting position in the A Main.

"We've had quite a few good runs at Eldora during the years and our car was handling well early in the night," he said. "The track surfaced played into our hands for the main event and we were able to work the bottom to the middle."

Wilson charged from 14th to a runner-up result in a non-stop race. His second-place finish was his best outing of the year and came at the perfect time as the $50,000-to-win Kings Royal finale was the ensuing evening.

Wilson timed in 14th quickest overall out of more than 50 drivers on Saturday at Eldora Speedway. A fourth-place finish in a heat race missed a lock-in position to the A Main by only one position, but Wilson made up for it by winning the Last Chance Showdown to make the main event for the eighth time in the last nine years. He then rallied from 21 st to 13th in the 40-lap A Main.

"Making the Kings Royal A Main is a big deal, especially with the way our year has gone," he said. "For us to move forward the way we did validates our progress and it gives us confidence moving forward."

Wilson will head east this week for races on Tuesday at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa., during the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup; on Thursday at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pa., during the Gettysburg Clash; and on Friday and Saturday at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa., during the Summer Nationals with the World of Outlaws.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 10 - Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio - Qualifying: 12; Heat race: 3 (4); Feature: 8 (18).

July 12 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 20; Heat race: 9 (10); C Main: 5 (5).

July 13 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 1; Heat race: 3 (1); Feature: 2 (14).

July 14 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 14; Heat race: 4 (3); B Main: 1 (2); Feature: 13 (21).

SEASON STATS -

39 races, 0 wins, 2 top fives, 4 top 10s, 14 top 15s, 20 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Tuesday at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa., for the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup; Thursday at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pa., for the Gettysburg Clash; and Friday and Saturday at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa., for the Summer Nationals with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series

UPCOMING HERCULES TIRES DEALERSHIP VISITS -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

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"Gear Alloy Wheels has been a big part of the growth of our team," Wilson said. "Not only do they offer a top-notch product, the process is geared toward customer satisfaction. We're thrilled with our partnership with Gear Alloy Wheels and look forward to success together for many years."

Wilson would also like to thank Hercules Tires, Ohio Logistics, DNC Hydraulics, Kinsler Fuel Injection, All Pro Cylinder, Redlined Welding & Construction, Maxim Racing, Callies, Magtech Ignition, Allstar Performance, SandRidge Custom, Banshee Graphics, Saldana Racing Products, Simpson Racing Products, Winters Performance, Pfann's Custom Performance & Restoration, Nagy Equipment Sales, Tim Hogan's Carpet (Lima, Ohio), Bedford Valley Petroleum, Real Capz, Mark Wolford Garage, Burns Petroleum, Elite Wings, Inter-State Truck Repair, Benson Marketing and Inside Line Promotions for their continued support.

 

 

Starks Leads Laps After Making First Career Kings Royal A Main

Inside Line Promotions - ROSSBURG, Ohio (July 16, 2018) - Trey Starks accomplished a major feat last weekend during the 35th annual Kings Royal.

Not only did he make the A Main during one of the crown jewel sprint car events of the season, the Gobrecht Motorsports driver led 14 laps of the 40-lap A Main on Saturday at Eldora Speedway.

"It was a good weekend overall," he said. "We haven't been good at Eldora the last handful of times we've showed up. To have speed and be in contention was a nice breath of fresh air. We gained speed and progressed over the three nights. It's a tough one to swallow starting on the pole because you feel like you missed a big opportunity, but we led some laps and had speed. It's awesome to have the opportunity to start up front like that. That doesn't happen very often."

While the end of the event was a rousing success, the tripleheader began on a frustrating note as Starks qualified 17th quickest in his group on Thursday after going out late. He then finished ninth in a heat race and 11th in the Last Chance Showdown.

"You definitely have to qualify well," he said. "The first night we didn't draw a good number and we went out late. We weren't terrible in the heat and B Main, but putting yourself that far back is tough to overcome. It gave us some things to work on for the next couple of nights."

Starks was stronger on Friday when he timed in fifth quickest in his group. He then had to overcome an early heat race incident in which he was crashed. Starks rebounded from the back to place fourth, which relegated him to the Last Chance Showdown. He won that race before ending the night 24th in the A Main.

"We had a good number for qualifying and we capitalized on that," he said. "The heat race circumstances weren't ideal, but that happens in racing. From the B Main to the feature we didn't have a whole lot of time to change what wanted to. We weren't as tight as we wanted to be, especially starting in the back. We started Saturday where we ended on Friday. It seemed to make the difference."

Starks opened the Kings Royal finale by qualifying 24th quickest, which lined him up on the outside of the front row for the final heat race.

"We qualified in a good spot for the heat race," he said. "I knew I had to win it because that'd give us the pole (for the A Main). The pole sitter jumped the start pretty bad on the first start. They called it back and put me to the pole. I knew I had to get a good start, but I couldn't jump it."

Starks led the distance of the heat race to earn the win and garner the pole position for the $50,000-to-win A Main.

"We were good for the first half of the race, but we were too good early and then we didn't have enough at the end," he said. "We've never had that situation before so that's something we'll have to keep in mind. You have to be there at the end at these big races. We got to traffic and the track started to slow up. I knew Donny (Schatz) would be coming so I started searching at the same time. Donny is really good on the bottom and the middle. I knew that's where I'd have to find speed. I think if I would have just went to the top and tried to keep speed up I'd have been better."

Starks led the first 14 laps before hanging on to an 11th-place result, which was his best ever during the Kings Royal.

He will take that momentum into World of Outlaws races this Thursday at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pa., during the Gettysburg Clash and Friday and Saturday at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa., during the Summer Nationals.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 12 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 17; Heat race: 9 (9); B Main: 11 (12).

July 13 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 5; Heat race: 4 (2); B Main: 1 (1); Feature: 24 (19).

July 14 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 24; Heat race: 1 (2); Feature: 11 (1).

SEASON STATS -

44 races, 4 wins, 9 top fives, 16 top 10s, 24 top 15s, 30 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Thursday at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pa., for the Gettysburg Clash; and Friday and Saturday at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa., for the Summer Nationals with the World of Outlaws Craftsman 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 - Fibreworks Composites

Fibreworks Composites has a unique combination of customers ranging from motor sports, OEM, solar and aerospace. A leader in the composite industry with the highest standards of quality and customer support, Fibreworks currently has two lines of business. FWC's core business is the custom design, engineering and manufacturing of composite parts. FWC's secondary line of business is high performance custom seating for the motor sports industry. For more information, visit http://www.FibreworksComposites.com .

"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 Textron Off Road, Golf Cart Services, Starks Timber Processing, J&J Auto Racing, FK Rod Ends, Champion Brands, Moose Blocks, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Beer Hill Gang, Gettysburg Rental Center, Gardy's Enterprises, Baker Door Company, Moose Lodge 720, Pancho's Racing Products, 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, King Racing Products, Kinsler Fuel Injection, All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads, Ultra Lite Brakes & Components and Security Race Products for their continued support.

 

 

Sides Earns Spot in Kings Royal A Main Thanks to Great Qualifying Effort

Inside Line Promotions - ROSSBURG, Ohio (July 16, 2018) - Jason Sides is in the heat of the summer as the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series schedule has ramped up.

Sides raced four times in Ohio last week, culminating with one of sprint car racing's biggest events - the 35th annual Kings Royal.

"Qualifying is probably the biggest factor on whether you will have a great night," he said. "We didn't have a great qualifying effort for the first three nights last week, but we laid down a great lap on Saturday during the Kings Royal."

Qualifying buried Sides last Tuesday at Attica Raceway Park in Attica during the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic. He produced a better time on Thursday at Eldora Speedway during the opening night of the Kings Royal weekend.

Sides timed in ninth quickest in his group and finished fifth in a heat race to lock into the A Main. He capped the night with a 19th -place result in the feature.

A 12th-place qualifying performance in his group and a sixth-place heat race run led to a 10th-place result in the Last Chance Showdown on Friday at Eldora Speedway.

However, it all turned around on Saturday during the final night of the Kings Royal. Sides qualified third quickest out of more than 50 competitors at the half-mile oval. He was unable to secure a lock-in position to the $50,000-to-win main event through a heat race, but since he was the fastest qualifier to miss a lock-in position he was awarded the 19th starting position into the 40-lap race.

"We qualified too well for the heats, but it worked out because it was a great enough time overall," he said. "It's great to make the Kings Royal A Main. However, it's tough when you're starting so far back."

Sides capped the event with a 20th-place result. His A Main start was his seventh in the last 10 years.

The hectic schedule continues this week as Sides will compete on Tuesday at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa., during the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup; on Thursday at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pa., during the Gettysburg Clash; and on Friday and Saturday at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa., during the Summer Nationals with the World of Outlaws.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 10 - Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio - Qualifying: 22; Heat race: 7 (8); D Main: DNS (4).

July 12 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 9; Heat race: 5 (5); Feature: 19 (18).

July 13 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 12; Heat race: 6 (4); B Main: 10 (9).

July 14 - Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio - Qualifying: 3; Heat race: 4 (5); Feature: 20 (19).

SIDES MOTORSPORTS SEASON STATS -

43 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 6 top 10s, 18 top 15s, 33 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Tuesday at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa., for the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup; Thursday at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pa., for the Gettysburg Clash; and Friday and Saturday at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa., for the Summer Nationals with the World of Outlaws Craftsman 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, VRP Shocks, BR Motorsports, Dancer Logistics, Inc., King Racing Products, R.E. Enterprises, FSR Radiators, Mid-States Equipment, Pat Hanley Auction Co., Brad Roller, Driven Racing Oil, Ingles Racing Engines, Wings Unlimited and All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads for their continued support.

 

 

Bruce Jr. Maneuvers to Podium Finishes at Electric City Speedway and Big Sky Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - BILLINGS, Mont. (July 16, 2018) - Tony Bruce Jr. posted a pair of podium finishes last weekend to give him three straight races with a third-place result.

Bruce Jr. drove for Mike Hayashi during the ASCS Frontier Region doubleheader in Montana. The action began on Friday at Electric City Speedway in Great Falls, where Bruce Jr. maneuvered from fifth to second place in a heat race.

"I drew in the back of the heat, but took the lead on the first lap," he said. "I had a really good car. I was running the top when the bottom came in. We got passed and ended up running second."

The heat race performance earned enough points for a spot into the feature redraw. Bruce Jr. pulled the No. 4 to start the A Main on the outside of the second row.

"The bottom was the only place to be so I fell back to sixth on the start," he said. "I picked my way through traffic and got to third. Once we got there we rode in line."

Bruce Jr. took the momentum from the third-place outing to Big Sky Speedway on Saturday. He powered from eighth to fourth place in a heat race before rallying from eighth to third place in the main event.

"We didn't get a good starting spot for the heat, but we were able to go from eighth to fourth," he said. "That gave us plenty of points to get in the redraw. Unfortunately, I drew the No. 8. We had a really, really fast car. I got to fourth in the first couple of laps of the feature. I was able to get around a guy for third. Then I pulled up behind Skylar (Gee) for second. After a caution about midway through the race the track took rubber and the race was over. We rode around the last half of the race."

The two third-place finishes tied Bruce Jr.'s best result of the season.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 13 - Electric City Speedway in Great Falls, Mont. - Heat race: 2 (5); Feature: 3 (4).

July 14 - Big Sky Speedway in Billings, Mont. - Heat race: 4 (8); Feature: 3 (8).

SEASON STATS -

17 races, 0 wins, 4 top fives, 12 top 10s, 14 top 15s, 16 top 20s

UP NEXT -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.TonyBruceJr.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TonyBruceJr

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - The Oil Medics

Located in Fort Worth, Texas, The Oil Medics services diesel trucks and distributes racing oil for sprint car engines and rear ends. For more information, visit http://www.TheOilMedics.com.

"Bill and the entire Jewell family have been more than just a great sponsor, but also great friends," Bruce Jr. said. "They specialize in truck maintenance and fuel economy, which has saved us hundreds of dollars the past few years in diesel fuel."

Bruce Jr. would also like to thank Briley Trucking, Lubbock Wrecker Service, Wheeler Metals, Hinchman Racewear, Eagle Motorsports, Smiley's Racing Products, SWE, Maxwell Industries, Moss Racing Engines, FK Rod Ends, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, Factory Kahne Shocks, DriverWebsites.com, RacinBoys.com, Wilwood, Schoenfeld Headers, Hoosier Racing Tires, HRP, Kaeding Performance, Schaeffer Oil, Fuel Safe, Bell Helmets, Four Seasons Radiator, Southern Trailer Works, KSE, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions, Weld Wheels, ISC Racers Tape, Pressure Tek, Tiger Towing (Dave and Paula Debates), Sorrels Auto and Truck Parts (Mitchell Sorrels), Melvin Plumbing (Billy Melvin), Engler Machine & Tool, Inc., Maxim Chassis, Wulff Pumps, Miller Auto Supply and Jeff Smith Racing Engines for their continued support.

 

 

Wheatley Scores Two Top 10s at Cottage Grove Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. (July 16, 2018) - Austen Wheatley earned a pair of top-10 finishes last weekend at Cottage Grove Speedway during the final two rounds of the annual Western Sprint Tour's Speedweek.

"I think it went fantastic," he said. "I just couldn't close the deal. I think it's from a lack of racing. A lot of the people we're racing with have like 30 races already. We're just showing up and running with them."

Wheatley, who entered the weekend with only six races under his belt this season, kicked off the action on Friday at the quarter-mile oval. He qualified second quickest in his group before advancing from sixth to fourth place in a heat race. Wheatley then maneuvered from third to win the dash and start the A Main on the pole.

"The track was pretty hooked up," he said. "There was a good bottom and it wasn't bad slick. I've seen so many races there where the driver gets off the bottom too early and loses the race. This time I just stayed down there too long."

Wheatley led approximately the first dozen laps before dropping to a fourth-place finish, which was his second top five of the season.

The weekend wrapped up on Saturday at Cottage Grove Speedway, where Wheatley set quick time during qualifying in his group. A charge from sixth to fourth place in a heat race followed by a fourth-place finish in the dash lined him up on the outside of the second row for the A Main.

"It was a really good track around the top," he said. "I faded early to seventh. The top got really far around. I put the wing in the trunk and started running the bottom. We got to third with D.J. Netto and John Carney III in front of me. We had a caution with four laps to go and I sealed the tires up. It was awful. As soon as we took the green flag on the restart it was like I was on ice. If we didn't have that caution I think we could have won that race. We were making up so much time and no one was down there."

Wheatley held on for a seventh-place result. It was his fourth top 10 of the season.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 13 - Cottage Grove Speedway in Cottage Grove, Ore. - Qualifying: 2; Heat race: 4 (6); Dash: 1 (3); Feature: 4 (1).

July 14 - Cottage Grove Speedway in Cottage Grove, Ore. - Qualifying: 1; Heat race: 4 (6); Dash: 4 (4); Feature: 7 (4).

SEASON STATS -

8 races, 0 wins, 2 top fives, 4 top 10s, 6 top 15s, 6 top 20s

UP NEXT -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.AustenWheatley.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AustenWheatley

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

APPAREL -

Wheatley will have t-shirts and hoodies for sale at every race he competes at this season. For his schedule of races, visit http://www.AustenWheatley.com.

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Redlined Welding & Construction

Redlined Welding & Construction performs welding and construction for fishing boats and processors. Based out of Lake Stevens, Wash., Redlined Welding & Construction is owned and operated by Austen's father, Shannon Wheatley.

"Redlined Welding & Construction is a family business and we race with a family team so without Redlined Welding & Construction I wouldn't be able to race," Austen Wheatley said. "It is the heart and soul of this team."

Wheatley would also like to thank Downforce Designs, Astro Titanium, Franklin Rear Ends, Elite Wings, ART Speed Equipment, Schaeffer Oil and Banshee Graphics for their continued support.

 

 

Jackson Motorplex Welcoming Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Wednesday and $5,000-to-Win DeKalb/Asgrow presents the Midwest Power Series by GRP Motorsports Event on Friday

Inside Line Promotions - JACKSON, Minn. (July 16, 2018) - Jackson Motorplex will host a pair of shows this week that cater to fans of various types of racing divisions.

The 4/10-mile oval welcomes the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on Wednesday for the Sturdevant's Auto Parts 50 presented by State Bank of Fairmont. The LMSS Touring Street Stock Series as well as the Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids will also be in action as the latter division pays $600 win plus a new Keizer Aluminum Wheels right rear wheel.

Two days later a trio of sprint car classes will invade Jackson Motorplex featuring a special $5,000-to-win show for the DeKalb/Asgrow presents the Midwest Power Series by GRP Motorsports 360ci winged sprint cars during the Full Tilt Performance presents the Barb Wieskus Memorial. Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids and NSL non-wing sprint cars presented by HitchDoc are also competing on Friday.

The action begins with the first of three shows this season with late models competing. However, Wednesday is the lone visit of the year for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.

Meanwhile, three of the premier classes at Jackson Motorplex will put on a show this Friday.

The three previous shows under the DeKalb/Asgrow presents the Midwest Power Series by GRP Motorsports banner this season at Jackson Motorplex have averaged more than 36 drivers each night. Ryan Bickett, Jack Dover and Thomas Kennedy have each been victorious once.

Defending track champion Kaleb Johnson has used a division-leading four top-five finishes to build a six-point lead in the Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids championship standings. Shane Fick ranks second with Brandon Bosma and Elliot Amdahl tied for third - only nine points out of the lead.

Alex Schriever owns a 19-point edge over Clinton Bruns in the NSL non-wing sprint cars presented by HitchDoc championship standings. Brandon Stevenson is third - 39 points behind Schriever.

The pits open at 2 p.m. with the main gates opening at 4 p.m. and racing at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. The pits open at 3:30 p.m. with the main gates opening at 5 p.m. and hot laps at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.

Wednesday's tickets are $30 for adult general admission ($33 for adult reserved) and $15 for general admission ($17 for reserved) for children ages 6-years-old to 12-years-old. Children ages 5-years-old and younger get into the main grandstands for free. Pit passes are $40 for adults and $25 for children ages 12-years-old and younger. A pit pass combo is an additional $10 on top of the main grandstand ticket. Individual suite tickets are $75 per person.

Friday's tickets are $17 for adults, $12 for seniors ages 62-years-old and older and $5 for students ages 13-years-old to 18-years-old. Children ages 12-years-old and younger get into the main grandstands for free. Pit passes are $35 for adults and $20 for children ages 12-years-old and younger.

Additionally, C&B Operations, LLC will give away six bicycles to children during the intermission on Friday. Children ages 10-years-old and younger can sign up as they enter the grandstand area.

Camping is available at the track by calling 605-359-4955.

UP NEXT -

Wednesday for the Sturdevant's Auto Parts 50 presented by State Bank of Fairmont featuring the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, LMSS Touring Street Stock Series and Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids

Friday for Full Tilt Performance presents the Barb Wieskus Memorial featuring the DeKalb/Asgrow presents the Midwest Power Series by GRP Motorsports 360ci winged sprint cars, Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids and NSL non-wing sprint cars presented by HitchDoc

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 .

 

 

NSA Series Invading Castrol Raceway This Friday and Saturday

Inside Line Promotions - EDMONTON, Alberta, Canada (June 16, 2018) - The North-American Speed Association visits Castrol Raceway this weekend for a doubleheader.

The 3/8-mile oval and Ginga Ninja Dirt Promotions have hosted the 360ci winged sprint car series during a pair of doubleheaders already this season. The season opener was rained out before Marc Duperron claimed the weekend finale on May 26.

Duperron returned to Victory Lane two weeks later when he won the opening leg of a doubleheader on June 8 before defending series champion Casey Adams was victorious in the most recent race on June 9.

Adams is the only driver with a podium finish during every race. Sean MacDonell and Duperron each have a pair of podiums. Trevor Turnbull and Kyle Evans each have two top fives.

Duperron and Turnbull have set quick time during qualifying once a piece. Adams is the only driver with multiple heat race wins. He leads the way with three triumphs while Wade Fleming, Kelly Miller, MacDonell and Chevy Goodhope each have one heat race victory.

The front gates open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7 p.m. this Friday. Everything is an hour earlier on Saturday.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 6-years-old to 12-years-old on Friday and $20 for adults and $10 for children ages 6-years-old to 12-years-old on Saturday. A $5 discount for Saturday's event can be found online. Children ages 5-years-old and younger get in free both nights.

2018 NSA SERIES FEATURE WINNERS -

Marc Duperron - 2 (Castrol Raceway in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on May 26 and June 8) and Casey Adams - 1 (Castrol Raceway in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, on June 9)

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Castrol Raceway in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/NSASeries

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

MARKETING PARTNERS -

The NSA Series would like to thank Hoosier Tires, Gee & Gee Racing, Triple X Race Co., AL Driveline, KSE Racing Products, Leaf Racewear, Bead Buster, Factory Kahne, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Pulse Racing Innovations, ZAMP, King Racing Products, McEwens Fuels & Fertilizers, Diversified Machine Inc., DC Signs, Hepner Racing Products and ProWest Motorsports for their partnership.

NORTH-AMERICAN SPEED ASSOCIATION -

The North-American Speed Association is a 360ci winged sprint car series that dates back to the mid-1990s. NSA Founder Mike Quigley, who is a former sprint car driver and the current owner at BMP Speedway in Billings, Mont., established the series to hold marquee events throughout the West Coast, Western Canada and Montana.

TRACKS -

CASTROL RACEWAY (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) - It is a semi-banked, 3/8-mile track. It showcases weekly racing and special events from May through October. For more information, visit http://www.CastrolRaceway.com.

ELECTRIC CITY SPEEDWAY (Great Falls, Mont.) - It is a semi-banked, 3/10-mile oval that was built in the early 1950s. The facility showcases weekly events from late April until early September. For more information, visit http://www.ElectricCitySpeedway.com .

 

 

RacinBoys Broadcasting ASCS National Tour, NOW600 Series and ASCS Warrior Region Events This Week

Inside Line Promotions - KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 16, 2018) - RacinBoys will have a unique early-week race to broadcast this week.

The Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com visits Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, S.D., on Monday. RacinBoys offers free, live audio from each ASCS National Tour event with live video of the A Main for premium members.

A RacinBoys premium membership encompasses all content, including live A Main video from Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com races, special highlight videos and live audio broadcasts of events for the Lucas Oil National Open Wheel 600 Series presented by MyRacePass, the ASCS Red River Region, the ASCS Warrior Region, the United Rebel Sprint Car Series, the Northwest Focus Midget Series and Port City Raceway in Tulsa, Okla. The cost is only $6.50 per month or $50 per year.

Additional broadcasts later this week include: the Lucas Oil National Open Wheel 600 Series presented by MyRacePass at RPM Speedway in Crandall, Texas, on Friday and at Superbowl Speedway in Greenville, Texas, on Saturday and the ASCS Warrior Region at U.S. 36 Raceway in Osborn, Mo., on Friday.

Additionally, RacinBoys produces PRIME TIME Live Coast to Coast brought to you by McCarthy Auto Group each Friday and Saturday evening.

The free, live show, which airs on the RacinBoys website, Facebook Live and YouTube TV channels, focuses on grass-roots racing by providing instant updates and unique access, including Victory Lane interviews, correspondent connections and cut-ins to Pay-Per-View videos, from races around the country.

Follow the RacinBoys social media accounts for updated times of when to tune in on both Friday and Saturday night.

MCCARTHY AUTO GROUP -

McCarthy Auto Group includes nine dealerships throughout Kansas and Missouri with an extensive inventory of the newest models and most popular makes of vehicles, including Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Hyundai Toyota, Nissan and more. McCarthy Auto Group also offers superior auto service departments from oil changes to body repair. They are a one-stop shop for new and pre-owned automobiles, collision repair and much, much more. The professionals at McCarthy Auto Group also have a passion for connecting with the community and enhancing people's lives. They encourage everyone to help them support the community in many of their charitable causes throughout the year. For more information, visit http://www.kccars.com.

RACINBOYS -

RacinBoys, founded by Scott Traylor and Kirk Elliott in 2003, is an internet broadcasting company covering all forms of motor sports. RacinBoys produces weekly radio shows on Sports Radio 810 WHB, ESPN Kansas City and its website RacinBoys.com. RacinBoys also provides live video and audio coverage of series and racing events including the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour, Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout and Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals. For more information, go to http://www.RacinBoys.com or e-mail racinboys@racinboys.com .

 

 

Late Part Failure Knocks Andy Gregg Out of Placerville Speedway Top-Five

PETERSEN MEDIA: Andy Gregg had a great night going on Saturday night in Placerville, CA but an unfortunate part failure with just one lap to go in the feature event knocked the Diamond Springs, CA driver out of the Top-Five and forced him back to the pit area.

“We just had some bad luck late in the feature event,” Andy Gregg said. “It could have been much worse than it was, so that’s good but it was still a bummer way to end a good night.”

Taking part in the annual Kids Bike Night celebration, Gregg timed the GUTS/Angius and Terry LLP/Capitol Ace Hardware backed No. 16 entry in second fastest in qualifying time trials to jumpstart his Saturday night.

Lining up fourth in his heat race, Gregg would continue flex his muscles on the famous Placerville Speedway red dirt as he worked his way up to a second place finish and made himself eligible for the Top-Eight redraw where the five-pill put him fifth on the starting grid.

On a beautifully reworked track surface, Gregg would find himself in a tussle for fourth in the race’s opening stages. Still holding down the fifth position, Gregg would be forced to check up as the car he was battling got out of shape and he would find himself back in seventh.

With stoppages scattered throughout the 25-lap finale, Gregg would work his way back up inside the Top-Five as he had a very strong GUTS Racing entry underneath him.

Getting into fourth during the final laps, a parts failure on the 24th lap would force Gregg to bring his machine to a stop and his night would come to an end as he would be credited with a 15th place finish.

“I have to thank all my guys for their hard work and continuing to give me a fast racecar,” Gregg said. “We will take this weekend off before we try again with the King of the West Series in a couple of weeks.”

Andy would like to thank GUTS, Angius and Terry LLP, Capitol ACE Hardware, Ice House Resort, CTL Forest Management, Nail It Roofing, ARP Enterprises, Ervin Sales, Triple X, Wilwood, FK Shocks, FK Rod Ends, K&N, King Racing Products, BR Motorsports, Amerikote, Pony Express Service, Eagle Grit, and MF Inc. for their support in 2018.

ON TAP: Andy Gregg will take on the King of the West Series when they invade Placerville Speedway on July 28th.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Races-10, Wins- 0, Top 5’s-3, Top 10’s-6

STAY CONNECTED: Stay up to speed with Andy by following him on twitter @andygregg53.

 

 

Gualda Overcomes Early Set Back To Finish Sixth Saturday Night at Placerville Speedway

PETERSEN MEDIA- Saturday night at Placerville Speedway, Tony Gualda overcame an early set back in the feature event to tally his tenth Top-10 of the season as he took the checkered flag with a sixth place finish.

“Cody and everyone again gave me an awesome racecar, but an early issue forced us to the tail end of the field but we were still able to fight all the way back to sixth,” Tony Gualda said.

Looking to continue a strong month at Placerville Speedway, Gualda got his night kicked off on the right foot as he timed the Moorefied Construction, Inc./Hollister Auto parts/PitStopUSA No. 7c entry in third fastest in qualifying time trials.

Lining up in the fourth starting position for his heat race, the Hollister, CA native would make his way forward on the strength of a great start as he would get into second, where he would finish, and earn a berth in the redraw.

Pulling the seven, Gualda would take the green flag from the seventh starting position on a very well prepared racing surface following some pre race track prep by the Russell Motorsports Inc. staff.

When the race came to life, Gualda would began to charge toward the top-five until a car would get out of shape in front of him. Trying to avoid any issues, Gualda would attempt to go around him but subtle contact would cause damage to a radius rod and he would make his way to the work area.

Restarting from the 20th starting position, the re worked surface would play into Gualda’s favor as he was able to work his way back forward and get into the mix late in the race with help from several stoppages.

Late in the race Gualda would find himself battling with Andy Forsberg and Shane Hopkins as they dueled for top-five position. A couple of late restarts would shake things up, though Gualda would still manage to hang on to finish sixth despite a tough start to the feature event.

“I think we had a car that was good enough to be on the podium and contend for the win, but unfortunately things happen,” Gualda added. “I have to thank Cody and Mandi for continuing to support me as well as all the guys who lend helping hands week to week. We will keep digging and try again this weekend back up there.”

The C&M Motorsports team would like to thank Moorefield Construction, Inc., Hollister Auto Parts, PitStopUSA, PT Shocks, Swartz Diesel, Alturas Tires, and all of their product sponsors for their continued support.

ON TAP: Gualda and C&M Motorsports return to racing action on Saturday night in Placerville, CA.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-17, Wins-0, Top 5’s-5, Top 10’s-10.

STAY CONNECTED: Keep up with Tony Gualda on Twitter by following along @TonyGualda99.

 

 

Ballou Bags Two Top-Five’s Heading Into Sprint Week

PETERSEN MEDIA: Getting in a couple of tune up’s prior to kicking off NOS Energy Indiana Sprint Week this weekend, Robert Ballou finished second on Friday night at Bloomington Speedway before battling Mother Nature at Tri-State Speedway on Saturday night and finishing fourth.

“We took advantage of a couple of shows over the weekend to try some stuff,” Robert Ballou said. “Our results were okay, but I didn’t like how we felt so it was a success in the fact that we learned a thing or two.”

Making the trip to Bloomington, IN on Friday night, the Rocklin, CA native turned Indiana resident would kick his night off by lining his Dickinson Farms/Lucas Oil Products/Abreu Vineyards backed No. 12 entry up in the fourth row of his heat race.

Needing to make way his way forward, ‘The Mad Man’ would put on a little show as he bobbed and weaved through traffic to tally second when the checkered flag waived.

Gridding the field from the third row for the feature event, Ballou would continue to work his way forward just as he did in heat race competition. Though he admitted his car was a little off, he was still able to run well on a very slicked off surface.

Working his way forward, Ballou would mimic his heat race performance as he tallied a second place finish when the race came to a conclusion.

“I didn’t feel all that great on Friday night, but I will take a second place finish,” he said. “I typically struggle when it is really slick, and we did some good things on a really slick surface.”

Saturday night the scene would shift to Haubstadt, IN for an MSCS tilt at Tri-State Speedway. With impending weather in the area, Ballou would open his night up by timing in fourth quickest in his group.

Running second in his heat race, Ballou would then find himself in the fifth starting position in his heat race. With a shower drenching the speedway, a heavy and fast surface would greet the field for the feature event.

Battling inside the Top-Five all race long, Ballou would find himself in fourth as the laps clicked off. Unable to make his way on to the podium, Ballou would close the weekend of racing out with another Top-Five as his attention now turns to NOS Energy Drink Indiana Sprint Week with the USAC National Sprint Car Series.

“I have a couple things to switch back after not being to happy with how things felt over the weekend, but I think we will be pretty good this week,” Ballou added. “We have been pretty fast the last few weeks, and I just need to put good races together.”

Robert Ballou would like to thank Dickinson Farms, Lucas Oil Products, Abreu Vineyards, Deaton’s Waterfront Service, Rossie Feed and Grain, Unique Breedz, 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, and Bell Helmets for their support.

ON TAP: Robert Ballou is geared up for NOS Energy Drink Indiana Sprint Week that kicks off on Friday night at Plymouth Speedway, Saturday night at Kokomo Speedway and Sunday night at Lawrenceburg Speedway before a quick break.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Starts- 30, Wins- 2, Top 5’s- 16, Top-10’s- 25

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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Shane Hopkins Records Fifth Top-10 Of Season s

PETERSEN MEDIA- Though he left the track Saturday night with a bit of a sour taste in his mouth, Shane Hopkins was able to get over the disappointment of a late flat tire and look at the big picture as he took the checkered flag in ninth.

“We had a really good racecar, and it was awesome to run in the Top-Three most of the race until we had a flat tire late in the race,” Shane Hopkins said. “A late yellow wasn’t what we needed but I think we learned some things on Saturday night and it was pretty cool to be that fast.”

The Cameron Park, CA pilot got his Saturday night started off by timing the Moxie Mechanical/Morrison Concrete/TNT Powdercoat backed No. 97 machine in 12th quickest in qualifying time trials.

Lining up on the front row of his heat race, Hopkins would take advantage of the prime real estate as he would get out front and set sail from the field. Picking up the win, the Rookie of the Year candidate would move into the redraw where the four pill placed him in the second row to start the 25-lap feature event.

When the feature event came to life following a quick re work of the Placerville Speedway, Hopkins would comfortably run inside the top-five as he battled with the likes of Andy Forsberg and Tony Gualda.

Running some impressive laps with a group of talented drivers, traffic would make things interesting for Hopkins. Challenging Forbserg for second at times, Hopkins would actually get around the former track champion to take over the second position only to see the favor returned to him.

Running in third late in the race, Hopkins looked to be well on his way to a career best finish as he accepted the white flag in the show position. Coming to take the checkered, the yellow would fly and this would prove to be detrimental to Hopkins’ finish.

Under yellow, Hopkins left rear tire would go completely flat after enduring contact while racing. Opting to stay on the track, Hopkins would have his hands full during the impending green-white-checkered finish as he would slip back a few positions and officially close his night out in the ninth spot.

“We really didn’t need that last yellow, but it was out of our control,” Hopkins noted. “It was a great night overall, but I really wanted to finish on the podium. We can’t dwell on it too long as he have to refresh and do it all over again this week. Thanks to Vern, and everyone on this team who lends a hand and supports us.”

Hopkins and Moxie Motorsports would like to thank Moxie Mechanical, Morrison Concrete, TNT Powdercoat, LRB Ent., ADCO Driveline, C&H Veteran Enterprises, Soares Motorsports, Joe Hunt Magnetos, Capital Ace Hardware, Johnson Motorsports, American River Overhead, Americote Painting, Gary Morgan Graphics, and ART Enterprises for their support in 2018.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS- Starts-16, Wins-0, Top-5’s-1, Top 10’s-5

ON TAP- Shane returns to Placerville Speedway on Saturday night as he looks to build off of a very strong night.

STAY CONNECTED: Keep updated with Shane Hopkins by following him on Twitter @ShaneHopkins21, or by following Moxie Motorsports on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/moxie97.

 

 

Forsberg and F&F Racing Second at Placerville Speedway

PETERSEN MEDIA- Saturday night at Placerville Speedway, Andy Forsberg would go toe-to-toe with Justin Sanders for the race win as the track points leader would ultimately bring the F&F Racing entry home with a second place finish.

“Hats off to Scott Russell and his staff,” Andy Forsberg said. “The track took a little bit of a beating through the night but they rolled their sleeves up and went to work before the feature and really gave us a nice surface to put on what I thought was a heck of a show.”

Forsberg kicked Saturday night off by timing the Econo Lube-N-Tune and Brakes/Geico Local Office/PitStopUSA backed No. x1 entry in eighth quickest in qualifying time trials.

Lining up on the front row of his heat race, the five-time Placerville Speedway track champion would lead the way as he raced to the win which made the F&F Racing machine eligible for the redraw. After a fantastic run, pill draw rep, Jimmy Wall’s string of top picks came to a halt as the eight pill put Forsberg in the fourth row to kick off the 25-lap finale.

With heat and car counts taking it’s toll on the famous red clay, track prep prior to the main event would be a great touch as a fantastic surface was presented to the drivers for the feature event.

Two-distinct grooves made for an exciting race as Forsber was able to make some early moves and put himself in contention for the team’s fourth win of the season, and second at the track.

Getting into second, Forsberg would become involved in an entertaining battle with Rookie of the Year contender, Shane Hopkins. Going back and forth with Hopkins at times, Forsberg would soon find himself in second and hot on Sanders’ tail. A five lap shuffle saw the two champion drivers thrill the crowd as the battled tooth and nail for the top spot before a late caution set up an exciting finish.

With Sanders up top, Forsberg would go low and work the bottom as he tired to make some late race heroics happen. Coming close out of turn four, Forsberg just wouldn’t have enough and capped his night with a second place finish.

“My guys gave me a really good car, and things got interesting in traffic,” Forsberg said. “We gave it a shot there at the end we just came up short. Congrats to Sanders and his team on the win, and thanks to my guys for a gutsy effort.”

F&F Racing and Andy Forsberg would like to thank Econo Lube-n-Tune and Brakes, Geico Local Office, PitStopUSA, Lucas Oil, Pacific Highway Rentals, Autism Awareness, FVP, and CRV Carbon Solutions for their support in 2018.

ON TAP: Forsberg and F&F Racing return to Placerville Speedway on Saturday night to resume their quest for the track championship.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-18, Wins-3, Top 5’s-8, Top 10’s-13.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay connected with F&F Racing by following @FNFRacingx1 on Twitter, and keep up with Andy by following him on Twitter @Aforsberg92

 

 

Nienhiser Nets Fifth Win of Season Friday Night at Lincoln Speedway

PETERSEN MEDIA: Winning at your home track is sweet, and Paul Nienhiser was able to do it again on Friday night as he collected his third MOWA win of the season, and fifth overall by way of his feature event win at Lincoln Speedway.

“It is great to win at home, and Friday night we were able to do just that with a very strong racecar,” Paul Nienhiser said. “My drawing skill did not do us any favors, but my guys made sure to put a very strong car underneath me.”

Ninehiser kicked the MOWA action on Friday night by lining the CAM2 Blue Blood Racing Oil/Mason Sound/Innovating Design backed No. 9x machine up in the third row of his heat race.

With the leader running the boards, Nienhiser would go to work rolling the bottom of the track and testing out the middle as he was able to claw his way into second. Unwilling to simply go up top and follow, Nienhiser came oh-so-close to grabbing the heat win using the bottom groove, but settled for second and still earned high point honors heading to the redraw.

Having decent draw luck as of late, Nienhiser would come back to reality on Friday night as the lowly eight pill placed him in the fourth row for the feature event as he chased after his third MOWA feature event win of the season.

Having success on the bottom and through the middle in his heat race, Nienhiser would go to work running those same lines early in the feature event as he made quick work of his competition and raced his way to the front.

Able to give the top a try when he needed to, Nienhiser would put it in his back pocket as he got into second and began chasing after the race leader. On the 11th lap, Nienhiser would forge his way to the top spot where the Chapin, IL driver would then set sail.

Leaving the field in his wake, Nienhiser would simply cruise to victory lane as the win marked his fifth overall win in 2018.

“We were fast all night,” Nienhiser added. “A big thanks to all my family and friends that help us out, and to all of the partners that make this all possible.”

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 & Timer, Fierce Herbicide, Sunstoppers Window Tinting, Engler Machine and Took, FK Indy, Rider Racing Engines, Kaeding Performance, and Steve Thomas Racing for their continued support.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Races-27, Wins-5, Top 5’s-5, Top 10’s-9

ON TAP: Nienhiser is slated to travel to US 36 Speedway on Friday night with the ASCS Warrior Region and has Knoxville Raceway tentatively on his schedule for Saturday.

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

 

 

Shane Golobic Wires Field For Third King of the West Series Win

PETERSEN MEDIA- Saturday night in Petaluma, CA Shane Golobic and Tarlton Motorsports returned to their winning ways as Golobic led all 30-laps to score his third King of the West feature event win of the 2018 season giving him 10 for his career putting him in a tie for 12th all time with Sean Becker and Tommy Tarlton.

“It was great to get this Tarlton Motorsports team back in victory lane where it belongs,” Shane Golobic said. “We have been so consistent all year long, and I have felt like I just made some mistakes that held us out of the top spot so this feels really good.”

After timing the Elite Landscape Construction/Tarlton and Son, Inc./Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino backed No. 21x entry in seventh quick; the rest of the night was simply dominated by the Fremont, CA product.

Lining up on the front row of his heat race, Golobic would jump out front early on the unusually slick Petaluma Speedway surface. Wiring the field, Golobic made the Executive Auto Sales/Yokut Gas/Pabco Gypsum entry Dash eligible and a little luck would see him line up on the front row of that as well.

When the green flag was displayed to the field, Golobic would continue to flex his muscle on the black Petaluma Speedway adobe surface as he would lead all six-laps and put the Tarlton Motorsports entry on the pole for the 30-lap feature event.

Opting to take the outside line with the way the track surface was leading up to the feature event, the race’s initial start would see Golobic slip back to second, but a multi car pile up in turn two would waive the start off and give Golobic another chance.

The second time would be the charm, and Golobic would get out front early and began setting a torrid pace, though a slew of stoppages would continue to put the field on his rear bumper.

Though stoppages would continue to upset his rhythm, Golboic wouldn’t let it phase him as he continue to lead the way out front while the field jockeyed for position behind him.

An extended green-flag run to end the race would see Golobic encounter slower traffic and it would allow Bud Kaeding to close in on him. In the final laps, Kaeding would poke his nose under Golobic in traffic, but Golobic would prove to be too good on this night and he took the checkered flag first for third time this season with the King of the West Series.

“I really have to give a big thanks for Tom and Tommy Tarlton for having the confidence in me to run their car week after week,” Shane Golobic said. “I also have to thank Paul Baines, and Tyron Tyra for their hard work week after week. They constantly give me a great car, and like I said it feels great to get back in victory lane with them and with all of our partners.”

Tarlton Motorsports would like to thank Elite Landscape Construction, Tarlton and Son, Inc., Executive Auto Sales, Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino, Yokut Gas, Pabco Gypsum, Bandy and Associates, All Star Performance, and BG Lubricants for their support.

BY THE NUMBERS: Races: 12, Wins: 3, Top 5’s: 12, Top 10’s: 12.

ON TAP: Golobic and Tarlton Motorsports will get back to work this weekend as they are pointed to Ocean Speedway for Saturday night’s Howard Kaeding Classic.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay connected with Tarlton Motorsports by following @Tarlton_Racing on Twitter, or becoming a fan on facebook at www.facebook.com/tarltonracing21.

 

 

Donny Schatz earns unprecedented third consecutive Kings Royal title

Wins Brad Doty Classic for a fourth time, Knight Before the Kings Royal

Date: Tuesday, July 10th
Event: Brad Doty Classic
Series: World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series
Track: Attica Raceway Park (Attica, Ohio)
Donny Schatz A-Main Finish (Start): 1st (4th)

Dates: Thursday through Saturday, July 12th - 14th
Event: 35th Annual Kings Royal
Series: World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series
Track: Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio)
Donny Schatz A-Main Finish (Start):
Jokers Wild (July 12th): 3rd (3rd)
Knight Before the Kings Royal (July 13th): 1st (3rd)
Kings Royal (July 14th): 1st (4th)

World of Outlaws Championship Standings (as of 7/16/2018): 1st - 5306 points (158-point margin over second place, Brad Sweet)

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (July 16, 2018) - Capturing a total winner's share equalling $72,000 in less than a week, Fargo, North Dakota's Donny Schatz concluded his recent four-race stretch with four straight podium finishes, three of which resulting in trips to victory lane. Schatz, driver of the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing/Textron Off Road/Ford Performance/Curb Records/Sage Fruit/No. 15 sprint car, earned his trio of recent victories during action at Attica Raceway Park and Eldora Speedway, respectively, increasing his World of Outlaws win total to 14 on the season, 17 overall, and concluding his week with an unprecedented third consecutive Kings Royal victory at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.

“I have the privilege of working with the best team in sprint car racing. I'm just the lucky guy who gets the drive the car,” Donny Schatz said at Eldora Speedway. “To win events like the Kings Royal is really special. I'm not so sure we were the best car, especially during the last ten laps of the feature, but things worked out how they were supposed to for us. The format really acted in our favor tonight. All we can do now is move forward and work to keep this momentum going in the right direction.”

Donny Schatz kicked-off his stretch of action in the Buckeye State with a victory at Attica Raceway Park on Tuesday, July 10, claiming a fourth-career Brad Doty Classic title. The nine-time and defending World of Outlaws champion started fourth on the feature grid, taking the top spot officially on lap 22 of 40 after race-long leader Brent Marks suffered from a flat right-rear tire. Schatz earned his second row starting spot after winning his respective heat race and finishing second during the second dash.

Schatz continued his Ohio swing with three nights of Kings Royal competition at Eldora Speedway on Thursday through Saturday, July 12-14. After a third place finish to kick-off the weekend on Thursday during the Jokers Wild program, Schatz doubled-up with back-to-back wins on Friday and Saturday, first earning $12,000 during the Knight Before the Kings Royal program after starting third on the feature grid. Schatz took command early, working around former Knoxville Raceway champion, Brian Brown, on lap 10 of 30.

The weekend concluded in a big way for the current World of Outlaws championship point leader, dominating heat race competition before capturing an unprecedented third consecutive Kings Royal title worth $50,000. Although impressive, starting fourth and taking the lead from pole-sitter Trey Starks as early as lap 15, Schatz was not completely invincible during the 40-lap weekend finale, forced to withstand last lap pressure from Kasey Kahne Racing's Brad Sweet and Wooster, Ohio's Sheldon Haudenschild. Utilizing the bottom groove while Sweet worked the top, Schatz crossed under the final checkers less than a car length ahead of the California native. There were 51 cars in attendance.

Up next on the agenda, Donny Schatz and Tony Stewart Racing will continue the “Month of Money” with four stops in the Keystone State, first visiting Lernerville Speedway in Sarver for the annual Silver Cup on Tuesday, July 17. Schatz is the defending Silver Cup champion at the Western Pennsylvania venue, taking command over Sheldon Haudenschild with five circuits remaining in 2017.
The weekend will continue on Thursday, July 19, with the rescheduled Gettysburg Clash at Lincoln Speedway, followed by the two-day Summer Nationals at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday and Saturday, July 20 & 21. The Summer Nationals finale will award a $20,000 top prize.

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2018 Donny Schatz / Tony Stewart Racing Statistics: (thru July 16, 2018)
Total Races: 40
Total Wins: 17
Total Top-5s: 32
Total Top-10s: 38

World of Outlaws Races: 37
World of Outlaws Wins: 14
World of Outlaws Top-5s: 29
World of Outlaws Top-10s: 35

 


 

Rico Abreu hard charges to top-ten during Kings Royal, finishes fourth during Brad Doty Classic

Date: Tuesday, July 10th Event: Brad Doty Classic Series: World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Track: Attica Raceway Park (Attica, Ohio) Rico Abreu A-Main Finish (Start): 4th (5th)

Dates: Thursday through Saturday, July 12th - 14th Event: 35th Annual Kings Royal Series: World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Track: Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, Ohio) Rico Abreu A-Main Finish (Start): Jokers Wild (July 12th): 13th (21st) Knight Before the Kings Royal (July 13th): 17th (10th) Kings Royal (July 14th): 9th (24th)

ST. HELENA, Calif. (July 16, 2018) - Rico Abreu's three-day visit to Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, was capped with success, not only earning a top-ten finish during the 35th Annual Kings Royal, but doing so from the outside of row 12, capturing the KSE Hard Charger Award in the process. The St. Helena, Calif., native earned main event starts during all three nights of competition at The Big E, finishing no worse than 17th against the Greatest Show On Dirt.

Abreu, driver of the Rico Abreu Racing/Abreu Vineyards/Rhino Wipe/Lucas Oil/Alpinestars/Priority Aviation/No. 24 sprint car, kicked-off his three-day Kings Royal campaign with a 13th place finish during the Jokers Wild preliminary program on Thursday, July 12, climbing ahead from inside of row 11. Unfortunately for Abreu, the former Eldora winner was forced to do things the hard way on Thursday night, eventually winning the evening's Last Chance Showdown before lining-up 21st on the Jokers Wild feature grid.

A heat race victory, followed by a fifth place finish during the second of two World of Outlaws dashes, allowed Abreu to start tenth on the feature grid on Friday during the Knight Before the Kings Royal preliminary program. Abreu drove on to finish 17th at the final checkers, not improving on his starting position, but still bettering most of the 51 competitors signed-in for competition.

Certainly the best, as well as his most dramatic result of the weekend, Abreu's performance during the 35th Annual Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway on Saturday, July 14, was more than impressive, rallying from 24th to finish ninth at the end of 40 circuits around Eldora's half-mile. It was Abreu's 18th top-ten finish of the 2018 season and his fifth against the Greatest Show On Dirt.

Abreu was forced to start 24th after failing to transfer through his respective heat race, ultimately clinching the fourth and final Last Chance Showdown transfer position with a last lap pass over Shark Racing's Logan Schuchart.

Before visiting Eldora Speedway for Kings Royal weekend, Abreu joined the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series at Attica (Ohio) Raceway Park for the annual Brad Doty Classic on Tuesday, July 10. Abreu's night ended in almost perfect fashion; winning his respective heat race before finishing third during the first of two dashes, eventually finishing fourth during the 40-lap Brad Doty Classic main event. The result was Abreu's second World of Outlaws top-five finish of the season and his fifth overall.

“I can't thank my team enough for their hard work. We've been having some up and down results so far this year, but the attitude and work ethic never changes,” Rico Abreu explained. “We haven't been racing a very easy schedule the last month or so. I think our Kings Royal result will act as a positive boost for us. We intended to follow the Outlaws east this weekend, but I think we are going to change things up a little bit. We'll see what happens over the next few days.”

Rico Abreu's upcoming plans are still in the works. A final decision will be made in the coming days.

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2018 Rico Abreu Statistics: (thru July 16, 2018) Total Races: 45 Total Wins: 0 Total Top-5s: 5 Total Top-10s: 18 **Stats only reflect starts in RAR #24 Sprint Car

 

 

STEWART WINS THURSDAY'S JOKERS WILD EVENT AND FINISHES 15TH IN KINGS ROYAL FINALE AT ELDORA

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (JULY 16, 2018) - The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series' Month of Money continued this past weekend at the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. Shane Stewart and his Kyle Larson Racing team won Thursday's Jokers Wild weekend opener, finished 23rd in Friday's Knight Before the Kings Royal and 15th in Saturday's Kings Royal finale.

Stewart qualified fifth in Flight A of time trials Thursday night at the Big E. He advanced one position in his heat race to finish second, earning a spot in the Sears Craftsman Dash. Stewart drew the pole starting spot for the dash and earned an outside front row starting position for the 30-lap feature event.

The Bixby, Okla., native settled inro second for the opening laps of the race, but slipped back to third on lap 9. While battling for position, Stewart and David Gravel made contact, which resulted in Gravel ending up backwards with 10 laps complete. Stewart lined up on the outside of the front row for the restart and he impressively took control of the field down the backstretch and never looked back, earning the team's first win of the season. Watch the Jokers Wild highlights here.

"I never want to win a race by crashing a guy," said Stewart in Victory Lane. "I thought I had David clear, it was all my fault. I don't ever want to race like that. We've been close to winning a couple of times this year. Hopefully, we can have some momentum now and get rolling. It's always special to win at this track and to get a win in the Month of Money is huge. I can't thank everyone who is a part of this team - Kyle [Larson], Paul [Silva], Lee [Stauffer], Heath [Moyle] and Jakob [Weaver]. And of course, all of our sponsors - ENEOS, DC Solar, BRANDT, GoPro Motorplex and everyone else that makes this all possible."

The following night, Stewart qualified 15th in Flight A of qualifying and finished third in his heat race from the fifth starting spot. After starting 17th in the main event, he fell back as far as 26th from lack of grip on the slick surface. He was able to gain a few spots back and finished 23rd in the Knight Before the Kings Royal 30-lap feature race.

As a result of winning Thursday's weekend opener, the KLR team got to pick when they went out for qualifying. They were the sixth car to record a lap time and ended up ninth after all 51 competitors completed their two laps. Stewart advanced two positions in his heat race to finish second and earn the ninth starting position for the 40-lap Kings Royal feature event. He raced within the top-10 for most of the race before slipping back in the final ten laps to finish 15th.

"It was definitely an up and down weekend for us," said Stewart. "It sure felt good to finally break through and get our first win of the season. I wish we could have carried that momentum on throughout the weekend, but we seem to struggle with grip on a dry slick track. We will continue to work on it and get back to winning form. We've still got a big month ahead and hopefully we can pick off a couple more wins."

The Kyle Larson Racing team will be back in action Tuesday, July 17 at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Penn., for the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup. Team owner Kyle Larson will also be competing in the Silva Motorsports BRANDT/Finley Farms/Priority Aviation No. 57. Tickets for Tuesday's Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup are available here.

QUICK NOTES: TRACK: Eldora Speedway DATE: July 12, 2018 QUALIFYING FLIGHT A: 5th HEAT RACE: 2nd DASH STARTING POSITION: 1st DASH FINISH: 2nd FEATURE STARTING POSITION: 2nd FEATURE FINISH: 1st

TRACK: Eldora Speedway DATE: July 13, 2018 QUALIFYING FLIGHT A: 15th HEAT RACE: 3rd DASH STARTING POSITION: N/A DASH FINISH: N/A FEATURE STARTING POSITION: 15th FEATURE FINISH: 23rd

TRACK: Eldora Speedway DATE: July 14, 2018 QUALIFYING: 9th HEAT RACE: 2nd DASH STARTING POSITION: N/A DASH FINISH: N/A FEATURE STARTING POSITION: 9th FEATURE FINISH: 15th

SEASON STATISTICS: STARTS: 40 WINS: 1 TOP-FIVES: 12 TOP-10s: 25

 

GARRETT KRUMMERT CAPTURES CAREER 1ST BICKNELL TOURING SERIES WIN SUNDAY AT TRI-CITY IN SWEENEY RUSH SPORTSMAN MODS; CHAD RUHLMAN'S 6TH RUSH SPRINT WIN IS 1ST AT TRI-CITY
July 15, 2018
(By Mike Leone)

 

(Franklin, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance had a doubleheader on Sunday in the final appearance of the season at Tri-City Raceway Park for both the RUSH Sportsman Modifieds and RUSH Sprint Cars as Garrett Krummert and Chad Ruhlman were victorious in their respective divisions. It was race #3 of the 2018 season for the Bicknell Sportsman Modified Touring Series with all three races coming since Wednesday in addition to a Bicknell Weekly Series event on Saturday at Pittsburgh's PA Motor Speedway.

Garrett Krummert wrapped up a busy weekend for himself and the RUSH Sportsman Modifieds putting on a dominating performance in the 20-lap feature for his first career Bicknell Touring Series victory, worth $600. Krummert, who won the May 20 Bicknell Weekly Series race at Tri-City, competed in all four RUSH Sportsman Modified races in five days with two wins, a second, and a sixth place in addition to a runner-up and third place finish with the Big-Block Modifieds.

"It's been good," acknowledged the 30-year-old Ellwood City, Pa. racer when asked about his week. "We weren't very good when we unloaded, but kept working on it and working on it after the heat and dash, and were pretty close right there. It helped making the dash to be able to try some things. Typically we don't change too much, but tonight I think we changed about everything; two spring, four bars- we moved everything. It was a lot of work, but it was good. These cars are so evenly matched with the motors. We've won six races, but these guys are right there and just as good. Once you get that clean air, it really helps. I have to thank Jerry Schaffer. He owns this thing and just lets me play with it. He never comes when we win except here so I guess we're going to have to get another race here."

The RUSH Sportsman Modified feature followed the "410" Sprint Car feature, and Krummert utilized a similar line that most of the Sprint Cars were using around the top side of the fast half-mile speedway. Krummert powered into the lead past pole-sitter Justin Shea on the opening lap. Shea did pull even on lap two, before Krummert got away using the momentum off the top.

After falling to fourth, Brandon Ritchey passed Kyle Martell for third on lap two then closed in on Shea on lap three. The two ran side-by-side in the race for second, while Krummert began to pull away. Martell caught up to Ritchey on lap six making it a three-car battle for the runner-up spot before the event's only caution when Steve Slater spun after contact battling with former "410" Sprint Car standout, Rob Eyler, who was making his Modified debut.

When green replaced yellow, it was three-wide for third down the backstretch with seventh starting Chas Wolbert passing both Martell and Ritchey. On lap 10, Martell made the pass of Ritchey for fourth. Back up front, Krummert was able to extend his lead every lap as the final 14 circuits went caution-free as Krummert's margin of victory was 3.820 seconds in the Rentools & Equipment/Fombell General Store/Turn 4 Toilets-sponsored #10s. Krummert became the 13th different driver all-time to win a Bicknell Touring Series event. The victory was also Krummert's sixth overall of the season, which propelled him into the Bicknell Weekly Series points lead.

Shea was second ending a solid night for the hometown Franklin, Pa. driver as he set fast time in $100 Ohio Intra Express "Shock the Clock" Qualifying, won his heat race, and the dash, but came up short on sweeping the night. Wolbert "shut the door" on Martell on the final lap to secure third as that move garnered him the Dirt Defender "Defensive Drive of the Night" in addition to picking up the $100 Precise Racing Products "Pedal Down" Hard Charger gift card. Martell was fourth over Ritchey, who won the second heat race and has a two-point lead over Krummert in the Bicknell Tour points.

Completing the top 10 were Kole Holden, Josh Deems, Brian Schaffer, Steve Slater, and Blaze Myers. After mechanical issues forced him to miss the heat race, Jeremy Weaver got the car fixed and finished 12th to pick up the Sherwood Wheels "Man of Steel" honors. Jordan Ehrenberg finished last and was named the TBM Brakes "Tough Brake of the Night".

Chad Ruhlman may be a Sprint Car rookie, but you'd never know it the way he's performed in the inaugural season for the RUSH-sanctioned non-wing cars. The former Late Model and E-Mod standout returned to Tri-City on Sunday night, the place of his only defeat this season, and took home the 15-lap, $500 Bonnell's Rod Shop Weekly Series victory. Ruhlman has now won six of his seven RUSH Sprint Car starts, while missing three other shows due to work obligations.

"I knew nothing about Sprint Cars- didn't even know how to start one until we went to Bradford," explained the 41-year-old Bemus Point, NY driver. "This is an affordable way to get into open wheel racing. Two guys can do this without killing themselves and have a weekly job. I'm glad I can do this with my family and friends and not go broke doing it. I'd like thank Vicki (Emig) and everyone that's part of this deal to get it going. Kevin and I have been working really hard in the shop. He's going to be in this thing shortly. We're learning this together. I know the other competitors are getting pretty mad- sorry, but we're working hard. This is a good group of guys to race with and I'm just glad to be part of it. The track is how I always remember Tri-City being. I don't know why there aren't double the cars here. It's a great surface. You could run all over it."

Ruhlman was shot out of a cannon on the opening lap going fourth to first past Shawn Smith, Zach Morrow, and Brandon Hawkins. Arnie Kent, who has been the lone driver to beat Ruhlman this season, started sixth and passed Morrow for fourth on lap three. Hawkins and Smith raced side-by-side lap after lap beginning on lap four in the battle for second, while Morrow regained fourth from Kent on lap six. It was an amazing battle between Hawkins and Smith along with Morrow and Kent as the foursome continued to race side-by-side until a spin by Steve Cousins with eight laps scored.

When racing resumed, Morrow got an excellent restart passing Hawkins and Smith both, while Kent followed in third. Smith would soon exit the track ending what had been his season's best performance. While Ruhlman distanced himself from the field and went on to win in his North Star Unlimited/Rand Machining/Premier Communications/Ruhlman Race Cars/Close Racing Supply-sponsored #87R by 3.9 seconds, the race behind him continued to be intense.

Kent and Morrow raced side-by-side for second over the final six laps trading the spot back and forth with Kent edging out Morrow by 0.001 of a second! Kent's runner-up propelled him into the $5,000 Bonnell's Rod Shop Weekly Series Championship points lead. Brandon Hawkins' fourth place finish was his fourth top five of the season. After struggling in his heat race finishing last, Gale Ruth, Jr. raced from 11th to fifth, but lost the points lead to Kent. Brad Blackshear finished 10th in his debut as he became the 16th different car to race this year. Ruhlman and Morrow won the heat races.

The RUSH Sprint Cars have a busy week ahead beginning on Wednesday (July 18) at Lernerville Speedway for the third "Wednesday Night Lightning Series" event then will join up with Tony Stewart's Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions on Friday night at Eriez Speedway followed by Saturday night at Pittsburgh's PA Motor Speedway. Friday's event will pay $600 to-win, $150 to-start.

Sweeney RUSH Sportsman Modified Bicknell Racing Products Touring Series Race #3 (20 laps, $600 to-win): 1. GARRETT KRUMMERT (10s) 2. Justin Shea (14s) 3. Chas Wolbert (c3) 4. Kyle Martell (8) 5. Brandon Ritchey (17) 6. Kole Holden (2) 7. Josh Deems (9D) 8. Brian Schaffer (41) 9. Darin Gallagher (Slater 29S) 10. Blaze Myers (43JR) 11. Rob Eyler (Myers 43X) 12. Jeremy Weaver (35W) 13. Steve Slater (29) 14. Jordan Ehrenberg (JD57).

Car Count: 14
Margin of Victory: 3.820 seconds
Feature Lap Leaders: Garrett Krummert (1-20)
Dirt Defender "Defensive Drive of the Night": Chas Wolbert
Precise Racing Products "Pedal Down Hard Charger": Chas Wolbert (+4)
Sherwood Wheels "Man of Steel":Jeremy Weaver
TBM Brakes "Tough Brake of the Night":Jordan Ehrenberg

Ohio Intra Express "Shock the Clock" Qualifying ($100 for fastest qualifier): 1. Justin Shea 20.761 2. Brandon Ritchey 20.840 3. Kole Holden 21.076 4. Garrett Krummert 21.095 5. Kyle Martell 21.170 6. Brian Schaffer 21.214 7. Jeremy Weaver 21.216 8. Josh Deems 21.219 9. Chas Wolbert 21.383 10. Jordan Ehrenberg 21.449 11. Darin Gallagher 21.455 12. Steve Slater 21.535 13. Blaze Myers 21.630 14. Rob Eyler 21.883.

Heat 1 (8 laps): 1. Shea 2. Martell 3. Holden 4. Wolbert 5. Myers 6. Gallagher 7. Weaver-DNS.

Heat 2 (8 laps): 1. Ritchey 2. Krummert 3. Deems 4. Schaffer 5. Eyler 6. Ehrenberg 7. Slater.

Dash (4 laps): 1. Shea 2. Krummert 3. Ritchey 4. Martell.

Sweeney RUSH Sprint Cars Bonnell's Rod Shop Weekly Series Race #10 (15 laps, $500 to-win): 1. CHAD RUHLMAN (87R) 2. Arnie Kent (18) 3. Zach Morrow (27) 4. Brandon Hawkins (27H) 5. Gale Ruth, Jr. (Culver 1c) 6. Joe McEwen (Mahoney/Eckart (9J) 7. Tyler Powell (35) 8. Dave Hawkins (27) 9. Scott Hawkins (37) 10. Brad Blackshear (19) 11. Steve Cousins (56) 12. Shawn Smith (36).

RUSH Sportsman Modified marketing partners include Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, Pace Performance, Hoosier Tire, Bicknell Racing Products, Bilstein Shocks, Sunoco Race Fuels, Bazell Race Fuels, Insinger Performance, MSD Performance, Holley Performance Products, Earl's Performance Plumbing, Quick Fuel Technology, FK Rod Ends, Sherwood Racing Wheels, Schoenfeld Headers, Jones Racing Products, Racing Electronics, Dirt Defender, Dynamic Drivelines, Wrisco Industries, Frankland Racing Supply, Alternative Power Sources, Precise Racing Products, TBM Brakes, K&N Filters, Lincoln Electric, Velocita-USA, Classic Ink USA, Schwartzmiller Ground Maintenance, CrateInsider.com, RockAuto.com, Valley Fashions.

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/rushlatemodels and follow us on Twitter @RUSHLM.

 

 

World of Outlaws tickets on sale for FVP Platinum Battery Shootout at Lakeside Speedway on October 19

KANSAS CITY, Kan. —July 16, 2018 — Tickets are now on sale for the FVP Platinum Battery Shootout, featuring the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series event at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., on Friday, October 19. Tickets can be purchased online at slspromotions.ticketforce.com or by calling SLS Promotions at 815-344-2023.

Brian Brown scored a very popular win at his home track of Lakeside Speedway last year. The native of nearby Grain Valley, Mo., led early in the race, before Kerry Madsen took control. Madsen had a nearly nine-second lead when disaster struck, as he had a flat tire while battling lapped traffic. Brown inherited the lead and went on to win over Sheldon Haudenschild and Donny Schatz. Madsen charged back through the field to finish fifth.

Schatz, the nine-time and defending series champion, as well as 2013 titlist, Daryn Pittman, are both past winners at Lakeside. Pittman’s teammate Brad Sweet, also has a win at Lakeside in his career.

Battling Pittman, Schatz and Sweet in 2018 is a talented group of full-time competitors, including David Gravel, who is third in points, Shane Stewart, who is fourth in points, along with fellow veteran drivers Jason Sides, Kraig Kinser and Greg Wilson.

Young drivers Sheldon Haudenschild, Brent Marks, Logan Schuchart and Jacob Allen are all back on the road again in 2017. Ian Madsen is the leading contender for the Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year Award this season.

Tickets for the FVP Platinum Battery Shootout, featuring the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series at Lakeside Speedway on Friday, October 19 can be purchased online at slspromotions.ticketforce.com or by calling SLS Promotions at 815-344-2023.

Twitter: @SLS_Promotions

Facebook: SLS Promotions LLC

 

 

SOUTHERN HYDRAULICS & RUBBER ON BOARD FOR WSS ROUND 3

When round 3 of the 2018-19 World Series Sprintcars Tournament rolls into Sungold Stadium, Premier Speedway, Warrnambool on Saturday December 29, Warrnambool based Southern Hydraulics and Rubber will be a big part of the action.

The local, family owned business has been in operation for 12 months now and is operated by the same owners of long time Premier Speedway supporters WMI (Willie’s Manufacturing Industries), with both businesses located at 32 McMeekin Road, directly opposite Midfield Meat in the heart of Warrnambool’s busy Industrial Estate.

Southern Hydraulics and Rubber are a One-Stop-Shop for a great range of Hydraulic Fittings, Tractor Parts, Gulf Western Oil Lubricants, Rubber Hose, Hydraulic Hose, PVC Hose, Sheet Rubber, Ute Matting and Hose Fittings.

Southern Hydraulics and Rubber also provide a fully equipped emergency field service, that can come directly to your farm or business.

Premier Speedway General Manager David Mills was pleased to be able to welcome South Hydraulics and Rubber as an Event Partner for the December 29 meeting.

“To have Jason, Wayne and the entire Southern Hydraulics and Rubber team on board, along with one of their major partners in Sunway Total Rubber is a great boost ahead of our all new December 29 meeting, which will feature Round 3 of World Series Sprintcars”, Mills said.

“The extra World Series night, coupled with our traditional January 1, Speedweek finale, will hopefully prove popular to our amazing race fans and the teams that put on the show, so to have support from companies such as Southern Hydraulics and Rubber, greatly assists in making what is a substantial investment that bit more viable and sustainable”, he added.

Southern Hydraulics and Rubber can be found at 32 McMeekin Road, Warrnambool and can be contacted via email: sales@shrhydraulics.com.au or phone 0409 803 905 or check out their website for more information www.shrhydraulics.com.au

Southern Hydraulics and Rubber, proud supporters of Round 3 of World Series Sprintcars at Sungold Stadium, Premier Speedway, Warrnambool on Saturday December 29, 2018.

 

 

Victory Lane with Adam the Grizzly Bear Highlights Covington’s Week of Strong Runs

CG Motorsports Glenpool, Ok. (July 13th, 2018) Matt Covington and team close a week of racing that produced two solid top-ten runs in addition to the year’s second victory at the Grizzly Nationals last Friday with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour.

Matt was able to grab the win during the Grizzly Nationals preliminary night, followed by a fourth-place on Saturday. Wednesday night at Gillette Thunder Speedway, Covington was able to secure a tenth place finish.

“It was nice to get our second win of the year,” stated Matt. “The whole experience with “Adam the Grizzly Bear” is something I won’t forget and probably the coolest victory lane celebration I’ve ever been a part of. We were lucky to get that one with the tire situation and not getting to the top early. But we did what we had to to survive the rubber and stay out front. Saturday night I was hoping for another win, but we didn’t get going until late in the race. But another top-five was a good ending to the weekend. We missed the setup at Gillette though, but still squeaked out a top-ten to close out a strong last week of racing. I think me and Mike will use this weekend to get everything cleaned up, fresh, and ready to go for the race Monday night.”

Up next for Matt and the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented is Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, South Dakota, followed by a weekly race at Knoxville Raceway.

Matt and his CG Motorsports team would like to thank all partners who have helped make this 2018 season possible. We look forward to the continued relationship throughout the year, along with future seasons to come: T&L Foundry, Triple X Chassis, A-Rock Materials, Winters, C.G. Martin Company, Factor 1 Racing, All-Star Performance, Outlaw Wings, DMI Components, Smiley’s Racing Products, Hoosier Tire, Keizer Wheels, Wilwood Brakes, ButlerBuilt, Best Graphics, Simpson Race Products, Wesmar Racing Engines, Huggins Cams, Bob Hurley RV, Eaton Industrial, Maxwell Oil, Schoenfeld Headers, CSI Shocks, KSE Steering, STW Trailer sales, and Brodix Cylinder Heads

2018 STATS: Starts-32, Wins-1, Top 5’s-10, Top 10’s-20

ON TAP: 7/16/2018 Brown County Speedway - Aberdeen, SD 7/20/2018 Knoxville Raceway - Knoxville, IA

LIVE RACE COVERAGE: Visit http://www.RacinBoys.com for free, live audio (Select Pay-Per-View video) during the season to catch all the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour events.

MERCHANDISE: Leftover 2017 shirts available now on the website at www.mattcovingtonracing.com or at the races in the trailer. 2018 apparel coming soon!

STAY CONNECTED: For all the latest news of Matt Covington during the 2018 season, visit his website, www.mattcovingtonracing.com, like him on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/mattcovingtonracing, or follow him on twitter, @mattcovington95.

 

 

ROSE CAPITAL RUMBLE SAT. JULY 28th: SPRINT CAR BANDITS RETURN to ROSEBOWL SPEEDWAY!

Winona, TX (07/14/18) by DarinShort.com. Officials from the RoseBowl Speedway (RBS) and the NCRA Sprint Car Bandits (SCB) series pleased to announce Rose Capital Rumble set for Saturday July 28th at 8pm. This marks the second appearance of the SCB at the big red clay oval that is just east of Tyler Texas right off I-20 and Exit 571.

>>NOTE: This event launch coincides with TONIGHT’S Sprint Car Bandits RAZORBACK SPRINT CLASSIC at Texarkana 67 Speedway. Complete event details for tonight's event are posted at the track and series Facebook and web pages…join us if you’re in the area!

The last RBS event for the SCB produced wild action on, and above the speedway, as there was a tornado warning just to the west of the track, rain all over the immediate area, yet RBS officials pressed through a couple of rain delays and gave race fans a long-awaited, complete, sprint car racing program.

Joining the 360 C.I. fuel injected winged Sprint Cars will be the RBS racing divisions: Factory Stocks, FW & Outlaw 4-Cylinders, plus Limited Modifieds. Standard SCB rules and purse are in effect for this event.

Fans can expect a solid group of top Sprint Car teams from throughout the region...plus several more 'invaders' will round out the field. At the time of writing, 97 different sprint car teams have raced in the SCB series in 2018.

It is important for area sprint car drivers to be aware of the SCB rules, and how simple it is to participate in the series. So here are some quick, top-line notes: There is no Series license, registration or entry fee due from sprint car teams to the SCB. Car rules are very similar to your existing area 360C.I. sprint rules. However, the Series does have very specific wing angle rules and rear tire rules, which are all posted at the series site. All SCB rules will be enforced, so drivers need to read the posted rules prior to arriving at the track. All sprint cars participating that are 360C.I. and under will be treated the same regarding draw in, line ups, payback; etc. We recommend that drivers new to the SCB for this event contact info@SprintCarBandit.com prior to race day with any questions you may have. There is a $15 draw fee due at sign in. No entry fee or membership fee. Any SCB non-qualifier or non-starter will receive $100.

RoseBowl Speedway's address is 18151 FM 1252 W. Winona, Texas, TX 75792. The track phone is 903-326-DIRT. Take exit 571B off of I-20 (either direction), then head East on the I-20 Frontage Road (on the south side of I-20) for about 2 miles until you come to a stop sign (Brooks Lane, CR 3100). Turn north (left) at the stop sign and head north about 1/4 mile and the track entrance will be just slightly to the west/left. To connect with RBS online for additional track information, click www.etxrosebowl.com or go to Facebook and search 'RoseBowl Speedway.'

General Adult grandstand admission is $17, with kids 6-11 $5, ages 5 and under free. Seniors, Military and 1st Responders are $7. The Pit Area opens at 5pm, Grandstands at 6pm, Draw closes at 6:45 and Racing at 8pm.

We would like to thank the sponsors of the Sprint Car Bandits series: Rodd Hanna's Air Performance, A&M Glass Service, Palm Harbor Homes, Kustom Craft Exhibits, Gen-Tech at FixYourGenerator.com, Mow Time in Farmersville, RockAuto.com, Pro-Tech Service Co., Scott Baylor Racing Engines, American Elevator Technologies, South Dallas Battery & Electric Co., Gary Floyd Homes, Utility Trailer of Dallas, Inc., DFW Urethane, Valvoline Express Care of Seagoville, www.ShopTheBOSS.com , www.DarinShort.com and the SCB points fund is sponsored by Smiley’s Racing Products & Hoosier Tire Southwest.

If your business is interested in getting involved with the SCB series, please email Info@SprintCarBandit.com . There are effective programs available for all sizes of budgets. Click www.SprintCarBandits.com for the latest in series news or visit www.Facebook.com/SprintCarBandits to connect with us on Facebook.

NCRA Sprint Car Bandits Schedule, as of 07/12/18:

March 23 - Gene Adamcik Memorial, Heart o' Texas Speedway, Waco, TX (Michael Day $2,000)
March 24 - 105 Speedway, Cleveland, TX (Scottie McDonald $2,000)
March 31 - Superbowl Speedway, Greenville, TX (Michael Day $2,000)
April 14 - Texarkana 67 Speedway, Texarkana, AR – Rained Out, PPD til July 14
April 21 - LoneStar Speedway, Kilgore, TX - Rained Out, PPD til June 30
April 28 - NCRA vs Sprint Car Bandits, Southern Oklahoma Speedway, Ardmore, OK (Danny Jennings, $2,000)
May 11 - Buffalo Creek Speedway, Edgewood, TX - Track construction delays are moving this date to 9/14
May 12 - Grayson County Speedway, Bells, TX (Michelle Melton, $1,200)
May 26 - NCRA vs Sprint Car Bandits, 81 Speedway, Wichita, KS (Jake Bubak, $2,000)
May 27 - NCRA vs Sprint Car Bandits, 81 Speedway, Wichita, KS (Don Droud Jr. $2,000)
June 9 - Superbowl Speedway, Greenville, TX (Kyle Jones, $2,900)
June 16 - Golden Triangle Raceway Park, Beaumont, TX (Justin Fifield, $1,000)
June 22 - Children’s Tumor Foundation Night, Heart o' Texas, Waco, TX (Dale Wester, $1,200)
June 23 - Kennedale Speedway Park, Kennedale, TX (Jeb Sessums, $2,000)
June 30 - Firecracker 25, LoneStar Speedway, Kilgore, TX (Dalton Steed, $2,000)
July 14 - Texarkana 67 Speedway, Texarkana, AR $1,500/win & $300/start
July 28 - RoseBowl Speedway, Winona, TX
August 24 - Muscular Dystrophy Association Night, Heart o' Texas Speedway, Waco, TX
September 14 - Buffalo Creek Speedway, Edgewood, TX
September 15 - Grayson County Speedway, Bells, TX
September 29 – SCB Series Championships LoneStar Speedway, Kilgore, TX $2,000/win & $300/start

Make plans to join us for the Rose Capital Rumble at RoseBowl Speedway near Tyler Texas on Saturday July 28th featuring the NCRA 360C.I. Sprint Car Bandits series!

 

 

Patriot Sprint Tour from Ransomville Speedway Roars on Speedway Showcase this Weekend

Rich Vleck, ROCHESTER, NY, (July 14, 2018)- The speed of the sprint cars will be brought in to the homes of all Upstate New York television owners this weekend on Speedway Showcase

Speedway Showcase will air its third of five episodes for 2018 on Saturday, July 14 and Sunday June 15 in Upstate New York. The Ransomville Speedway was the setting for the Patriot Sprint Tour’s third event of 2018. Prime track conditions with a serviceable cushion kept speeds up all night, as well as the intensity.

The Ransomville event will begin airing in the Buffalo market on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. on CW 23 (WNLO). The Syracuse market will be able to see Speedway Showcase on Sunday Morning at 7:30 a.m. on CBS 5 (WTVH), while the Rochester market airing will be at 10:30 a.m. on CW 16 (WHAM-2). Please be aware that your television guide may not appropriately list these airtimes, but are working to rectify this issue.

Former Patriot Sprint Tour Announcer Rich Vleck and veteran analyst Doug Elkins have the call of the race action while “Cowboy” Paul Szmal provides experiences insight from trackside. In addition to all of the racing action, there is the ever-popular tech minute, the question of the hour, and a visit with Ransomville General Manger Jenn Martin about the upcoming World of Outlaws Sprint Car race at “The Big R” on Friday, July 27th.

A week following the broadcasts, the Ransomville event will be available on-demand at www.SpeedwayShowcase.com. All prior episodes of Speedway Showcase,, along with more content, is found on the website in the all-new A-Verdi Video Container and on the Speedway Showcase YouTube Channel, presented by A-Verdi.

Future episodes of Speedway Showcase include the Sportsman Classic at Weedsport and the RUSH LM/ GRIT Sportsman event from Genesee Speedway.

Speedway Showcase is produced by Weedsport Productions and edited by Hot Wings Media, which has broadcasted more than 50 race nights over the last 10 years. For more information, visit www.SpeedwayShowcase.com.

Scheduled Airtimes for Ransomville’s Speedway Showcase:

Please Note that your television guide may not appropriately list these airtimes but should be correct

Buffalo Market Saturday, July 14- 2:00 P.M.- CW 23 (WNLO)

Syracuse Market Sunday, July 15- 7:30 A.M.- CBS 5 (WTVH)

Rochester Market Sunday, July 15- 10:30 A.M.-CW 16 (WHAM2)

Other Speedway Showcase Airdates in 2018:

July 21/22- Sportsman Classic at Weedsport

August 11/12- RUSH LM/GRIT Sportsman at Genesee

 

 

The DCRP Title Chases – Next Round on Saturday Night!

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (July 13, 2018) – We’re midway into the summer months and the championship chases at Dodge City Raceway Park continue to intensify with each passing race.

The next round takes place Saturday night with the IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks taking to the 3/8-mile clay oval in southwest Kansas. Saturday’s green flag flies at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets for Saturday’s action are just $15 for adults while children 11 and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Pit passes are $30.

Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars:

Getting the weekend off, Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars will resume action with the Friday night, July 27, Driver’s Appreciation Night. With just four nights remaining for the Sprint Car ranks, Dodge City’s own Brian Herbert holds a 27-point lead over Liberal’s Koby Walters with fellow Liberal-ite Steven Richardson within striking distance as well in third. Two-time and defending champ Taylor Velasquez has his work cut out for him with a deficit of 74 points in the fourth position.

Feature Winners: Luke Cranston 1, Brian Herbert 1, Jake Martens 1, Steven Richardson 1, Taylor Velasquez 1, Koby Walters 1.

Current Top Ten in Points: 1. Brian Herbert 819, 2. Koby Walters 792, 3. Steven Richardson 784, 4. Taylor Velasquez 745, 5. Tyler Knight 723, 6. Jordan Knight 711, 7. Ray Seemann 705, 8. Zach Blurton 684, 9. Ross Essenburg 667, 10. Luke Cranston 664.

IMCA Modifieds:

The Mod title battle is a wide open affair with no fewer than eight racers still within reach of the 2018 crown. With just four races in the books and six more on the docket, 2016 track champ Nick Link of Rolla holds a tenuous lead going into Saturday night’s action.

Feature Winners: Brendon Gemmill 1, Kevin Gray 1, Nick Link 1, Clay Sellard 1.

Current Top Ten in Points: 1. Nick Link 517, 2. Kevin Gray 504, 3. William Nusser 500, 4. (tie) Jack Kirchoff and Mike Lunow 490, 6. Kale Beavers 487, 7. Ryan Heger 482, 8. Joel Lane 471, 9. Clay Sellard 436, 10. Tom Beavers 425.

IMCA Sport Modifieds:

The competition continues to escalate in the Sport Mod ranks with the likes of Robert Elliott, Brandon Kenney and Daylon Bergeron capturing recent feature wins, but Woodward, Oklahoma’s Jeff Kaup is still on track for a fifth DCRP championship in six years with an 86-point lead over Brian May.

Feature Winners: Robert Elliott 2, Jeff Kaup 2, Daylon Bergeron 1, Brandon Kenney 1.

Current Top Ten in Points: 1. Jeff Kaup 863, 2. Brian May 777, 3. Bart Baker 763, 4. Alex Wiens 746, 5. Jarett Lunow 743, 6. Brad Johnson 709, 7. Kyle Wiens 703, 8. Joey Maupin 694, 9. Kohl Ricke 678, 10. Daylon Bergeron 662.

IMCA Stock Cars:

Shannon Maughlin leads the way going into Saturday night’s card. But a 16-point lead over Dusty Witthuhn is minimal with six rounds of competition remaining.

Feature Winners: Angel Munoz 3, Troy Burkhart 2, Landon Maddox 1, Shannon Maughlin 1.

Current Top Ten in Points: 1. Shannon Maughlin 954, 2. Dusty Witthuhn 938, 3. Chris Oliver 909, 4. Marlin Hogie 800, 5. Ondre Rexford 737, 6. Angel Munoz 733, 7. Troy Burkhart 719, 8. Tyler Walker 713, 9. Gregg Schell 665 10. Travis Baird 645.

IMCA Hobby Stocks:

Last lap chaos the last time out worked to Reagan Sellard’s advantage, as the reigning track champion now holds a 25-point lead advantage over Dan Rogers after the duo entered the last round tied for the lead.

Feature Winners: Duane Wahrman 3, Tathan Burkhart 1, Reagan Sellard 1.

Current Top Ten in Points: 1. Reagan Sellard 697, 2. Dan Rogers 672, 3. Brett Copeland 663, 4. Chad Kelley 651, 5. Tom Reed 624, 6. Duane Wahrman 588, 7. Sheri Berger 562, 8. Mike Davis 511, 9. Tathan Burkhart 433, 10. Matt O’Hair 405.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dodge City located at 201 4th Avenue is the official lodging partner of Dodge City Raceway Park. Race fans staying at the Holiday Inn & Suites Dodge City will want to request the special DCRP rate for their visit when making reservations. Contact the Holiday Inn Express at 620-225-1000.

In total, the 2018 season at Dodge City Raceway Park is slated for 17 nights of action. The complete 2018 schedule of events at Dodge City Raceway Park is available at http://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.

 

 

Ultimate Challenge Gets TV Slot on MAVTV!

Des Moines, IA (July 13, 2018) – The Sage Fruit Ultimate ASCS Challenge presented by Searsboro Telephone Company is returning from a five-year hiatus and is doing so in a big way with the help of the Lucas Oil WAR Wildcard Sprint League! When the WAR non-wing and ASCS National Series sprint cars take to the track on Tuesday, August 7th, the POWRi TV crew will be on-hand filming for a tape-delayed broadcast on MAVTV.

Promoter Terry McCarl and WAR Race Director, Casey Shuman, are excited to bring non-wing racing back to the biggest 10 days in sprint car racing. “Terry and I started discussing the idea of resurrecting the Ultimate Challenge and it took off from there,” said Shuman. “TMAC has always done an awesome job with the Front Row Challenge and the Ultimate before it went away there for a while, and we’re excited to work together to bring it back and in a big way with it being filmed for broadcast on MAVTV!”

“I really love what MAVTV is doing with how they’re building their coverage of sprint car racing,” said McCarl. “It will be great exposure for Sage Fruit, Searsboro Telephone, and Musco Lighting, as well as all of the sponsors of the drivers participating in the event!”

The deal that POWRi has with MAVTV has proven to be beneficial for all involved. “With the WAR series now being under the POWRi umbrella, it has been great being part of the POWRi TV deal,” said Shuman. “It’s very cool to see all of the different series on national television and as soon as the Ultimate Challenge was scheduled, we knew it had to be included on the broadcast schedule!”

This year’s reboot of the Ultimate Challenge has McCarl excited and knows that the fans feel the same way. “Bill McCroskey and I first wanted to bring the non-wing cars to Osky because of the reaction of my wife Lori seeing them race for the first time at Terre Haute,” said TMAC. “It made me realize that a lot of the people around Iowa see winged sprints all the time, but the non-wing cars are different and exciting. Over the past couple of years, I had a lot of fans asking when we were going to bring them back, so here they are.”

There are a lot of great memories from past Ultimate Challenge finishes and TMAC & Shuman are looking to have more of the same. “Maybe the best night of sprint car racing I’ve ever witnessed was when Jesse Hockett won by a nose over Dave Darland here in 2009 while splitting a lapped car,” said Terry. “I love non-wing cars and I want to support WAR, because Casey has done an awesome job.”

“With everything that TMAC does for the drivers at the Challenges, we knew it was something we wanted to be a part of,” said Casey. “To have MAVTV onboard is absolutely the cherry on top. It provides great exposure for dirt racing and all of the sponsors involved, which will hopefully lead to more big events like this in our future!”

With the event being newly added to the broadcast schedule, Shuman noted that there is still room for companies to join the broadcast as a sponsor. “New episodes come out every Tuesday and there is still space for people to advertise on the broadcast of the Ultimate Challenge,” said Casey. “Actually, it doesn’t just end with the initial broadcast; our episodes are shown over 30 times throughout the year, so it’s a great way to get your company name out there.”

Front Row Challenge & Ultimate Challenge Tickets!

There is just over 3 weeks left until the Sage Fruit Front Row Challenge presented by Musco Lighting, and the Sage Fruit Ultimate ASCS Challenge presented by Searsboro Telephone Company at the Southern Iowa Speedway!

You can purchase your tickets now by calling (515) 957-0020 between 10:00am-4:00pm; Adult tickets for Monday are $30, Tuesday for $25, or both nights for $50 if purchased before July 30th, with Children’s tickets $15 each night. You can also buy tickets at the TMAC Motorsports merchandise trailer or at the race hauler after the races!

You can save $5 on your Infield Party Passes by purchasing them at the Oskaloosa True Value Hardware at 202 1st Ave. East on the square in Oskaloosa!

 

 

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National Point Standings Through July 12

IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars – 1. Kevin Ramey, Fort Worth, Texas, 780; 2. Tyler Drueke, Ea­gle, Neb., 744; 3. Matt Richards, Lincoln, Neb., 712; 4. Robert Vetter, Wolfe City, Texas, 645; 5. Austin Mundie, Carrollton, Texas, 635; 6. Jason Martin, Lincoln, Neb., and Kenneth Duke, Selinsgrove, Pa., both 580; 8. Casey Burkham, Combine, Texas, 571; 9. Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan., 559; 10. Chip Graham, Lewisville, Texas, 543; 11. Colin Smith, Sheldon, Iowa, 535; 12. Mike House­man, Des Moines, Iowa, 528; 13. Kyle A. Ganoe, Thompsontown, Pa., 518; 14. Tucker Doughty, Sunnyvale, Texas, 506; 15. Andy Shouse, Oklahoma City, Okla., and Steve McMackin, Greenville, Texas, both 504; 17. Elliot Amdahl, Flandreau, S.D., 493; 18. Drew Ritchey, Everett, Pa., 482; 19. Zach Newlin, Millerstown, Pa., 480; 20. Ethan Barrow, Bloomington, Ind., 470.

State Point Standings

California – 1. Grant Duinkerken, Riverdale, Calif., 416; 2. Albert Pombo, Fresno, Calif., 388; 3. Monty Ferriera, Fresno, Calif., 385; 4. Vaughn Schott, Tipton, Calif., 336; 5. Michael Pombo, Fresno, Calif., 334; 6. Brendan Warmerdam, Lemoore, Calif., 293; 7. Kyle Rasmussen, Clovis, Calif., 289; 8. Rick Bray, Lemoore, Calif., 270; 9. Brooklyn Holland, Fresno, Calif., 260; 10. Mauro F. Simone, Fresno, Calif., 245.

Colorado – 1. Coby Pearce, Golden, Colo., 103; 2. Brian Hardman, Golden, Colo., 92; 3. Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan., 76; 4. Ryan Ellinger, Thornton, Colo., 65; 5. Todd Plemons, Arvada, Colo., 64; 6. Dave Wechsler, Lyons, Colo., 62; 7. Brad Wasson, Fort Morgan, Colo., 56; 8. Brian Her­bert, Kinsley, Kan., 39; 9. Ty Williams, Arcadia, Okla., 38; 10. Nick Haygood, Denver, Colo., 36.

Indiana – 1. Ethan Barrow, Bloomington, Ind., 470; 2. Jeff Wimmenauer, Greenwood, Ind., and Andrew Bradley, Bloomington, Ind., both 447; 4. Anton Hernandez, Bloomington, Ind., 430; 5. John Paynter Jr., Bloomington, Ind., 409; 6. Luke Bland, Bloomington, Ind., 384; 7. Ryan Tusing, Santa Claus, Ind., 374; 8. A.J. Carlson, Linden, Ind., 361; 9. Roderick Henning, Middletown, Ohio, 344; 10. Patrick Kren, Indianapolis, Ind., 331.

Iowa – 1. Mike Moore, Des Moines, Iowa, 405; 2. Mike Houseman, Des Moines, Iowa, 384; 3. Tyler Thompson, Des Moines, Iowa, 364; 4. C.J. Houseman, Des Moines, Iowa, 344; 5. Bob Hil­dreth, Iowa Falls, Iowa, 337; 6. Joel Thorpe, Urbandale, Iowa, 334; 7. Mike Johnston, Des Moines, Iowa, 331; 8. Devin Wignall, Altoona, Iowa, 317; 9. Shadrach Sporaa, Boone, Iowa, 273; 10. Val Urman, Hugo, Minn., 270.

Kansas – 1. Jake Martens, Fairview, Okla., 189; 2. Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan., 175; 3. Jason Martin, Lincoln, Neb., 151; 4. Tyler Knight, Spearville, Kan., 150; 5. J.D. Johnson, Wichita, Kan., 138; 6. Steven Richardson, Liberal, Kan., 133; 7. Koby Walters, Liberal, Kan., and Jordan Knight, Wright, Kan., both 132; 9. Ty Williams, Arcadia, Okla., 128; 10. Taylor Velasquez, Turpin, Okla., 126.

Minnesota – 1. Brandon Allen, St. Peter, Minn., 362; 2. Billy Johnson, St. Peter, Minn., 343; 3. Trevor Serbus, Olivia, Minn., 337; 4. Michael Stien, Ceylon, Minn., 250; 5. Jeremy Schultz, Stew­art, Minn., 245; 6. Colin Smith, Sheldon, Iowa, 225; 7. Neil Stevens, Bingham Lake, Minn., 218; 8. Javen Ostermann, Courtland, Minn., 192; 9. Kaleb Johnson, Sioux Falls, S.D., 186; 10. Brandon Bosma, Round Lake, Minn., 166.

Missouri – 1. Matt Richards, Lincoln, Neb., 400; 2. Tyler Drueke, Eagle, Neb., 368; 3. Chad Jar­rett, Savannah, Mo., 318; 4. Frank Rodgers, Lucas, Iowa, 219; 5. Mike Houseman, Des Moines, Iowa, 144; 6. Jack Potter, Lees Summit, Mo., 136; 7. Dakota Osborn, Savannah, Mo., 117; 8. Toby Chapman, Panama, Neb., 107; 9. Dustin Reeh, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 96; 10. C.J. House­man, Des Moines, Iowa, 93.

Nebraska – 1. Shon Pointer, Grand Island, Neb., 394; 2. Tyler Drueke, Eagle, Neb., 393; 3. Dan­iel Nekolite, Oneill, Neb., 343; 4. Stuart Snyder, Lincoln, Neb., 329; 5. Adam Gullion, Lincoln, Neb., 313; 6. Toby Chapman, Panama, Neb., 307; 7. Clint Benson, Papillion, Neb., 299; 8. Joey Danley, Lincoln, Neb., and Mike Boston, Lincoln, Neb., both 298; 10. Trevor Grossenbacher, Ben­net, Neb., 295.

New Jersey – 1. Eddie Wagner, Newfield, N.J., 112; 2. Tim S. Tanner Jr., Warminster, Pa., 111; 3. Ryan Stillwaggon, Palmyra, N.J., 98; 4. Rick Stief, Garnet Valley, Pa., 96; 5. C.J. Faison, Fel­ton, Del., 87; 6. Larry McVay, Bordentown, N.J., and Tom Carberry, Hopewell, N.J., both 86; 8. Jeffrey Geiges, Hamilton, N.J., and Jason Dunn, Hamilton, N.J., both 85; 10. Scott Frack, Gil­bertsville, Pa., 84.

Oklahoma – 1. Andy Shouse, Oklahoma City, Okla., 386; 2. Gary Owens, Pauls Valley, Okla., 375; 3. Brandon Jennings, Moore, Okla., 355; 4. Travis Scott, Washington, Okla., 344; 5. Chris Kelly, Oklahoma City, Okla., 331; 6. Justin Mowry, Mustang, Okla., 325; 7. Tanner Conn, Okla­homa City, Okla., 323; 8. Josh Toho, Hinton, Okla., 311; 9. Shane Sellers, Tuttle, Okla., 309; 10. Cody Whitworth, Oklahoma City, Okla., 295.

Pennsylvania – 1. Kenneth Duke, Selinsgrove, Pa., 540; 2. Kyle A. Ganoe, Thompsontown, Pa., 507; 3. Drew Ritchey, Everett, Pa., 446; 4. Zach Newlin, Millerstown, Pa., 441; 5. Kyle Smith, South Egremont, Mass., and John Walp, Wapwallopen, Pa., both 381; 7. Johnny Scarborough, Bomoseen, Vt., 372; 8. Austin Bishop, Elverson, Pa., 341; 9. Ryan Lynn, Hollidaysburg, Pa., 331; 10. Jonathon Jones, Irvona, Pa., 325.

South Carolina – 1. Jake Karklin, Waxhaw, N.C., and Stephen Surniak, Mooresville, N.C., both 113; 3. Sean Vardell, Taylorsville, N.C., and George Blaney, Harrisburg, N.C., both 106; 5. Benja­min McCall, Fayetteville, N.C., 105; 6. Craig Pellegrini Jr., Buena, N.J., 101; 7. John Frutchey, Charleston, S.C., 99; 8. David Kellogg, Sanford, N.C., 91; 9. Mike Leraas, Kernersville, N.C., 79; 10. Chaz Woodward, Statesville, N.C., 66.

South Dakota – 1. Elliot Amdahl, Flandreau, S.D., 287; 2. Dusty Ballenger, Harrisburg, S.D., 220; 3. J. D. Hommes, Rock Rapids, Iowa, 216; 4. Colin Smith, Sheldon, Iowa, 207; 5. Jesse Lind­berg, Sioux Falls, S.D., 200; 6. Jason Martin, Lincoln, Neb., 198; 7. Michael Stegenga, Sioux Falls, S.D., 153; 8. Shane Fick, Brandon, S.D., 151; 9. Brant O'Banion, Sioux Falls, S.D., 148; 10. John Otte, Ravinia, S.D., 132.

Texas – 1. Kevin Ramey, Fort Worth, Texas, 700; 2. Robert Vetter, Wolfe City, Texas, 623; 3. Casey Burkham, Combine, Texas, 571; 4. Austin Mundie, Carrollton, Texas, 568; 5. Tucker Doughty, Sunnyvale, Texas, 506; 6. Steve McMackin, Greenville, Texas, 504; 7. Chip Graham, Lewisville, Texas, 488; 8. Shane Thompson, Garland, Texas, 373; 9. Mark Klis, Waxahachie, Texas, 363; 10. Taylor Courtney, Fort Worth, Texas, 345.

Virginia – 1. Anthony Harris, Harrisonburg, Va., 187; 2. Bill Rice, Schuyler, Va., 173; 3. Chris Ware, Williamsburg, Va., 167; 4. Mike Leraas, Kernersville, N.C., 152; 5. Michael Keeton, Doswell, Va., 113; 6. Jerald Harris, Rockingham, Va., 109; 7. Daren Bolac, Moyock, N.C., 108; 8. Glenn Worrell, Powhatan, Va., 106; 9. Joshua Perreault, Madison, Va., 98; 10. Neil Sandridge, Waynesboro, Va., 94.

 

 

New Fashion Pork Night Postponed by Rain at Jackson Motorplex

Inside Line Promotions - JACKSON, Minn. (July 13, 2018) - Rain throughout Friday morning has forced Jackson Motorplex officials to postpone New Fashion Pork Night.

The show will be moved back one week to next Friday, July 20, when the DeKalb/Asgrow presents the Midwest Power Series by GRP Motorsports will pay $5,000 to win the 360ci winged sprint car A Main during the Barb Wieskus Memorial presented by Full Tilt Performance.

Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids and NSL non-wing sprint cars presented by HitchDoc are also competing next Friday.

Next up at Jackson Motorplex will be the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series on Wednesday, July 18, during the Sturdevants Auto Parts 50.

The gates open at 4 p.m. with racing set for 7 p.m.

UP NEXT -

Wednesday featuring the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the Sturdevants Auto Parts 50

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 .

 

 

Miller Family Motorsports

PLYMOUTH, WIS.] July 11, 2018-The Miller Family Motorsports team is full speed ahead & looking forward to the 2nd half of the season. Friday night both brothers visited the Horsepower Half-mile located at the Dodge County Fairgrounds for the Harry Neitzel Memorial. Justin was 3rd in his heat race and Adam was 4th in his. Both brothers made the A-main. As the green flag dropped, Adam would quickly retire to the infield due to motor issues. Justin would complete the 20 laps and come home with his best finish there, finishing 5th.

Saturday evening Justin would pick up his SECOND A-MAIN victory of the season at the Plymouth Dirt Track (PDTR). Justin was 4th in his heat & started 10th in the A-main event and charged forward to take the WIN with a last lap pass! He is currently inching closer to the top point spot with PDTR & MSA.

Adam was able to get his motor issues handled and was successful in his heat race picking up a 4th place finish. After 30 laps in the A-main were complete, Adam would finish 12th. He continues to stay positive and is ready to tackle the 2nd half of the season hopefully issue free!

Both brothers are set to climb into their cars this Saturday night at PDTR and put on a show for the fans because it’s AUTOGRAPH NIGHT!!! We hope to see you there!

For more information on the team and driver, follow us on Twitter @camishadirtdiva or @justinmiller15m @ace24m or on Facebook: Miller Family Motorsports-Justin & Adam

 

 

Weekend Triple Header LIVE on TheCushion.Com

PETERSEN MEDIA: Saturday night will be a big night of racing action on TheCushion.Com as cameras will be rolling bringing viewers both Knoxville Raceway action, and King of the West action for Petaluma Speedway LIVE via Pay Per View, followed by a Sunday evening showdown at BAPS Motor Speedway marking a Pay Per View Triple Header weekend unfolding LIVE on TheCushion.Com.

Saturday night TheCushion.Com will offer up a little bit of everything to race fans starting in Knoxville, IA. Sprint Car fans can tune in and watch drivers in 305ci, 360ci, and 410ci divisions attack the famed Marion County ½ mile with the impending Knoxville Nationals on the horizon.

The coverage kicks off at 645pm local time and viewing passes are available for just $17.99 with a free TheCushion.Com membership or $15.99 for Premium and VIP members.

Saturday night will also offer up a night of King of the West Series/Northern Auto Racing Club 410ci action as the series invades the Petaluma Speedway. As the series has only a handful of events left in 2018, the championship battle is heating up and you can watch it unfold on the Petaluma Adobe LIVE Saturday night with the action kicking off at 5pm Pacific Standard Time.

Viewing passes for Petaluma Speedway are available for $19.99 with a Free TheCushion.Com membership and will be just $17.99 for our VIP and Premium Members.

Following a busy Saturday night, attention will shift east on Sunday, as the PA Posse will converge on BAPS Motor Speedway. Crews at BAPS Motor Speedway have been working non stop on facility improvements and the racing actin to date has been exceptional.

The action will kick off at 630pm EST, and the broadcast will be available for just $15.99 for our Premium and VIP members, and for just $17.99 for those with a free TheCushion.com membership.

“It is a great time of the year to be a motorsports fan, and we are excited with the slate of events we will be offering via LIVE Pay Per View over the next few weeks,” Ian Marvuglio said. “We have some great contacts that have been working hard to make all of this possible and we hope everyone tunes in.”

THECUSHION.COM- Launched in 2013, TheCushion.com strives to become Open Wheel racing’s destination website for Live Pay-Per-View race broadcasts, and Video On Demand coverage. With over 1200 videos strong and growing weekly in our On-Demand library, look for Knoxville Raceway LIVE weekly PPV as well as a host of other marquee events in 2018!

STAY CONNECTED: Be sure to visit www.thecushion.com to sign up for your membership package, and catch up on all of the latest action. Be sure to connect on Twitter by following @WatchTheCushion, giving us a like on Facebook at www.facebook.com/watchthecushion, or following us on Instragram @TheCushion.

 

 

Beaver Drill & Tool Company to Sponsor 2018 Jesse Hockett Mr. Sprint Car Award

Award Increases to Grant $2000 to 2018 Winner KNOXVILLE, IOWA (July 12, 2018) -- Beaver Drill & Tool Company of Kansas City is the new title sponsor of the Beaver Drill & Tool Jesse Hockett Mr. Sprint Car Award for 2018. The Vielhauer family, well-known in the sprint car racing community and owners of Beaver Drill & Tool Co., have increased the prize money to $2,000 for first, $1,250 for second and $750 for third.

"We are proud to be the sponsor of an award that represents hard work, determination and consistency," said Billy Vielhauer. "These are the same qualities we all were fortunate enough to see in a young Jesse Hockett. Jesse showed us all of that and then some. To race every lap like it could be your last."

The Beaver Drill & Tool Jesse Hockett Mr. Sprint Car Award honors the late Jesse Hockett. Hockett was a rising star in both winged and non-wing sprint car racing, collecting 130 feature wins in his short career. Hockett died in 2010 at the age of 26 while working in his racing trailer.

The winner of the Beaver Drill & Tool Mr. Sprint Car Award is the driver who earns the most points over 10 nights of racing in central Iowa between August 2 and August 11. Points are distributed based on a driver's finishing position in the following races:

360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank - Knoxville Raceway, August 2-4 Weld Racing Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank - Knoxville Raceway, August 5 Sage Fruit Front Row Challenge presented by Musco Lighting - Southern Iowa Speedway, August 6 Sage Fruit Ultimate Challenge presented by Searsboro Telephone - Southern Iowa Speedway, August 7 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Store - Knoxville Raceway, August 8-11

Past winners of the Beaver Drill & Tool Jesse Hockett Mr. Sprint Car Award include: Brian Brown (2017), Jamie Veal (2016), Terry McCarl (2015), Brown (2014), Kevin Swindell (2012), Kyle Larson (2011), Sammy Swindell (2011, 2010); McCarl (2009), Wayne Johnson (2008, 2007), Jason Johnson (2006), Billy Alley (2005), Shane Stewart (2004, 2003) and Ricky Logan (2002).

For more information on the events at Knoxville Raceway, including how to purchase tickets, please visit www.knoxvilleraceway.com. Knoxville Raceway information can also be found at www.facebook.com/knoxvilleraceway, @knoxvilleraces on Twitter and @KnoxvilleRaceway on Instagram.

For tickets and more information on the Challenge events at Southern Iowa Speedway, please visit www.oskychallenges.com. You can also access information on both events at www.facebook.com/OskyChallenges and @oskychallenges on Twitter.

For more information on Beaver Drill & Tool Company, please visit www.beaverdrill.com and like www.facebook.com/beaverdrill.

 

 

Ballou Back On Kokomo Podium; Two-Race Weekend Ahead

PETERSEN MEDIA: Able to put a tough Friday and Saturday behind him last weekend, Robert Ballou was back on the Kokomo Speedway podium on Sunday night and will look to build off that finish in an upcoming two-race weekend.

“Friday and Saturday went pretty bad for us, but Sunday it felt like we were on to something,” Ballou added. “We had speed, so when we can get the balance dialed in I really think we will be competing for wins regularly.”

Friday night at Lincoln Park Speedway with the USAC National Sprint Car Series, Ballou would get off to a tough start as he timed in 21st fastest in time trials. Finishing third in his heat race, Ballou would move into the feature event where he would grid the field from the 17th starting position.

From the ninth row, Ballou was able to work his way forward and crack the Top-10 as the laps wound down. Manhandling his machine, Ballou would take the checkered flag in the ninth position as he finds himself fourth in the National point standings.

Hanging around Lincoln Park Speedway on Sataurday night to race with the MSCS, Ballou would find himself on the pole of his heat race aboard his Dickinson Farms/Lucas Oil Products/Abreu Vineyards machine.

Racing his way to the win, the Rocklin, CA native would grid the field from the front row for the feature event as he chased after his third feature event win of the season.

Slipping back to the third position, Ballou would find himself in contention as he chased after the lead duo. While running in the third position, Ballous right front shock would fail and it would result in him getting upside down and bringing his night to an end.

Traveling to Kokomo Speedway on Sunday night, Ballou would continue to show speed as he did on Saturday as he would again win his heat race and find himself in a great position for the feature event.

Jumping into second, Ballou would chase after race leader Chris Windom. Able to hang with Windom during the 25-lap affair, Ballou would be unable to get a run and challenge for the top spot as he was a tick on the tight side.

Continuing to give it all he could, Ballou would cap his weekend with a second place finish as he readies for another busy upcoming weekend.

“We were fast, and I really feel like we are getting there,” Ballou said. “We will run a couple of shows this weekend and see if we can gain on it and hopefully get ourselves where we need to be.”

Robert Ballou would like to thank Dickinson Farms, Lucas Oil Products, Abreu Vineyards, Deaton’s Waterfront Service, Rossie Feed and Grain, Unique Breedz, 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, and Bell Helmets for their support.

ON TAP: Ballou will be Bloomington Speedway on Friday night and at Tri-State Speedway on Saturday night.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Starts- 28, Wins- 2, Top 5’s- 14, Top-10’s- 23

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.

 

 

Mason Moore Assumes Silver Dollar Speedway Point Lead With Second Place Finish on 4th of July

PETERSEN MEDIA- Having a great Independence Day week competing with Brian Cannon Motorsports, Mason Moore would finish third on the third at Marysville Raceway before a second place finish on July 4th at Silver Dollar Speedway saw him take over the points lead.

“It was a really good week for our team,” Moore said. “Wednesday night we were really good in Chico, CA, but we just couldn’t find a way past Kyle Hirst. We ended up second and will take the point lead into this week.”

Timing the Brian Cannon Motorsports/Mason Moore Racing entry in 11th fastest in qualifying time trials, the Princeton, CA driver would assume the point in heat race competition.

Getting the jump, Moore would pick up the very important win as it would make him eligible for the redraw where a four put him in the second row to start the 25-lap Independence Day feature event.

When the race came to life, Moore would jump into third as the field raced into turns one and two. Chasing after Kenny Allen for second, Moore would make his move on the fourth lap as he then set his sights on race leader, Kyle Hirst.

With Hirst parked on the bottom where the moisture was, Moore would chase after him looking for a way around him to take over the top spot. Waiting in the wings, Hirst would bobble and Moore would look to pounce as he shot under him but just did not have enough momentum to clear him and execute the pass.

Hanging on to second with the checkered flag flying, Moore was able to take over the track points lead heading into this Friday night’s event.

Tuesday night saw Moore and company take advantage of an opportunity to get another night of racing in at Marysville Raceway. Timing the Mike’s Harder Lemonade/Garth Moore Insurance/FK Rod Ends entry in third fastest in time trials.

Lining up fourth in his heat race, ‘Primetime’ would make some swift moves and find himself out front as he would go on to collect the win and put himself in the nightly redraw where the seven pill put him in the fourth row.

Settling into fifth when the race came to life after a pile up at the rear of the field, Moore would continue go to work as he looked for a spot on the podium. Having speed at the track in limited appearances thus far in 2018, Moore would continue to trend as he worked forward.

Taking advantage of a couple of late restarts, Moore would surge into the third position where he would finish marking two podium finishes for the week.

“It was great to get this Brian Cannon Motorsports car up front where it belongs,” Moore added. “Everyone works extremely hard on our race team and it is great to see it pay off.”

Brian Cannon Motorsports would like to thank Mike’s Harder Lemonade, Garth Moore Insurance, FK Rod Ends, and Mountain Mikes Pizza for their support in 2018.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-13, Wins- 0, Top 5’s- 4, Top 10’s- 7

ON TAP: Moore will be back in action on Friday night in Chico, CA as he will check in as the track’s new point leader.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay up to speed with Brian Cannon Motorsports by following @MasonMoreRacin on Twitter, or becoming a fan of BCM on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BrianCannonMotorsports/.

 

 

Dover, Andrews, Bowers, Madsen and Blurton Garner Victories for Team ILP

Inside Line Promotions - LEWISTOWN, Pa. (July 12, 2018) - Inside Line Promotions drivers Jack Dover, Chris Andrews, Ryan Bowers, Kerry Madsen and Zach Blurton were victorious last weekend.

Dover swept the Midwest Sprint Touring Series Double Down Showdown at Wagner Speedway in Wagner, S.D., on Friday and Saturday.

Andrews earned his second straight triumph at Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio, on Saturday.

Bowers powered to his second Upper Midwest Sprint Car Series win on Saturday at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis.

Madsen guided Big Game Motorsports to a World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory on Saturday at Cedar Lake Speedway.

Blurton picked up his third trip to Victory Lane this season on Sunday at Dawson County Raceway in Lexington, Neb. He also placed third on Saturday at Lincoln County Raceway in North Platte, Neb.

Other Team ILP competitors with at least one top-five finish include:

Harli White scored a career-best Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com finish of second place on Friday at Gallatin Speedway in Belgrade, Mont.

Seth Bergman hustled to a third-place result on Wednesday at Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo., with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour.

Dominic Scelzi posted a third-place finish in the Upper Midwest Sprint Car Series main event and a fifth-place run in the World of Outlaws A Main on Saturday at Cedar Lake Speedway.

Kevin Swindell and Spencer Bayston netted a third-place outing on Saturday at Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio, with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions.

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To learn more information, email Shawn@InsideLinePromotions.com or call 541-510-3663.

2018 FEATURE WINNERS -

Seth Bergman - 7 (Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla., on Feb. 24; Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, on April 6; Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., on May 10; Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., on May 26; Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla., on June 1; and Skagit Speedway in Alger, Wash., on June 22 and June 23); Brian Brown - 7 (Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on May 5, May 12, May 19, May 26, June 2, June 16 and June 23); Jack Dover - 7 (Rapid Speedway in Rock Rapids, Iowa, on May 18; Park Jefferson International Speedway in Jefferson, S.D., on May 26; U.S. 36 Raceway in Osborn, Mo., on June 8; Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, Neb., on June 9; Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., on June 15; and Wagner Speedway in Wagner, S.D., on July 6 and July 7); Jordon Mallett - 5 (I-75 Raceway in Sweetwater, Tenn., on April 21; Flomaton Speedway in Flomaton, Ala., on May 18; Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla., on May 19; Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Ga., on June 22; and Columbus Speedway in Columbus, Miss., on June 29); Trey Starks - 4 (Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pa., on June 2; Lavonia Speedway in Lavonia, Ga., on June 15; Blue Ridge Motorsports Park in Blue Ridge, Ga., on June 16; and Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa., on June 29); Sammy Swindell - 4 (Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, Ala., on May 31; Route 66 Motor Speedway in Amarillo, Texas, on June 9; Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla., on June 14; and Salina Speedway in Salina, Kan., on June 16); Zach Blurton - 3 (Phillips County Raceway in Holyoke, Colo.; El Paso County Raceway in Calhan, Colo., on June 23; and Dawson County Raceway in Lexington, Neb., on July 8); Derek Hagar - 3 (Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Miss., on June 1; Crowleys Ridge Raceway in Paragould, Ark., on June 29; and Lexington 104 Speedway in Lexington, Tenn., on July 3); Chris Andrews - 2 (Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio, on June 30 and July 7); Ryan Bowers - 2 (Ogilvie Raceway in Ogilvie, Minn., on June 9 and Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis., on July 7); Mason Daniel - 2 (Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on June 16 and Missouri State Fair Speedway in Sedalia, Mo., on June 29); Dominic Scelzi - 2 (Stockton Dirt Track in Stockton, Calif., on April 14 and Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, Calif., on April 28); Jamie Ball - 1 (I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb., on April 13); Scott Bogucki - 1 (Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, on June 12); Chase Johnson - 1 (Ocean Speedway in Watsonville, Calif., on June 8); Kerry Madsen - 1 (Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis., on July 7); Giovanni Scelzi - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif., on May 18); Kevin Swindell Racing - 1 (Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio, on June 30); and Channin Tankersley - 1 (Golden Triangle Raceway Park in Beaumont, Texas, on May 19).

ON THE INTERNET -

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/_TeamILP

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

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Trenca Produces Sixth-Place Run to Highlight Busy Weekend

Inside Line Promotions - HARTFORD, Ohio (July 12, 2018) - Joe Trenca highlighted last weekend with his fourth top-10 finish of the season.

The Mucci Motorsports driver kicked off the tripleheader weekend, when he raced at three tracks in three states during a three-day period, on Thursday at Land of Legends Raceway in Canandaigua, N.Y., with the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints.

"Thursday went really good," he said. "We timed quickest in our group and placed third in our heat to make the feature redraw."

Trenca drew the No. 6 to start the main event on the outside of the third row.

"We had a restart and got into an incident about 10 laps in," he said. "We fell back to ninth. We were able to rebound back to sixth. I used the whole track. We were rolling wherever. It was one of the slickest tracks I've ever seen. We were right there with guys who are great in the slick. We were pretty happy with our outing on such a slick track."

Trenca's sixth-place finish gave the team momentum entering a 410ci winged sprint car show at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa., on Friday. Trenca finished where he started - second - in a heat race before capping the night with a 12th-place result in the A Main.

"Our car was really, really tight," he said. "The track didn't change at all, which is unlike that place. Restarts killed me. I was way too tight. Once I got rolling I could handle it, but we had about four restarts and that's where I lost positions. However, it was good to get some laps in the 410. We are getting more comfortable in the car."

The weekend wrapped up on Saturday at Sharon Speedway during the Lou Blaney Memorial with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions.

"We had motor problems in time trials," he said. "The car was good. We just didn't have enough motor. It seemed like it was down a couple of cylinders, but it turned out to be electrical stuff. We don't have motor problems very often. It was one of those things that happens time to time."

Trenca qualified seventh quickest in his group and finished seventh in a heat race. The team then called it a night early.

"It was definitely a long weekend, but it was cool," he said. "We enjoyed the traveling and racing different tracks. We're having fun doing that and will hopefully do that more in the future."

Trenca will take the next two weekends off before resuming action July 27-28 at Outlaw Speedway in Dundee, N.Y., for the Summer Nationals and July 29 at Weedsport Speedway in Weedsport, N.Y., with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 5 - Land of Legends Raceway in Canandaigua, N.Y. - Qualifying: 1; Heat race: 3 (2); Feature: 6 (6).

July 6 - Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa. - Heat race: 2 (2); Feature: 12 (7).

July 7 - Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio - Qualifying: 7; Heat race: 7 (7); C Main: DNS (3).

SEASON STATS -

18 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 4 top 10s, 10 top 15s, 14 top 20s

UP NEXT -

July 27-28 at Outlaw Speedway in Dundee, N.Y., for the Summer Nationals and July 29 at Weedsport Speedway in Weedsport, N.Y., with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.JoeTrencaRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/JoeTrencaRacing

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Weld Wheels

Founded in 1967, Weld Wheels is the undisputed leader in maximum performance wheels. Whether it's hard core off road, on the track, or on the street, Weld Wheels has unleashed the performance potential of all types of machines for nearly 50 years. For more information, visit http://www.WeldWheels.com .

"It's great to team up with Weld Wheels, which is a proven leader in premier wheels," Trenca said. "We really appreciate their support."

Trenca would like to thank Mucci Motorsports, Mid Country Machinery, National Parts Peddler, Stars and Stripes Tool Inc., Fast Axle, Schoenfeld Headers, FK Rod Ends, Wilwood Brakes, Pulse Racing Innovations, Curtis Berleue Photography, Seals-It, Shute's Water Systems, Total Seal Piston Rings, Shell Shock Helmets, Don Ott Racing Engines, MyRacePass and Inside Line Promotions for their continued support.

PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES -

Trenca is seeking additional marketing partners to get more experience by traveling and taking advantage of opportunities in the 410ci sprint car ranks. To learn more about options to team up with Mucci Motorsports, call Joe at 315-481-6080.

 

 

Tankersley Aiming for Second ASCS Gulf South Region Victory of Season

Inside Line Promotions - HIGHLANDS, Texas (July 12, 2018) - Channin Tankersley enters this Saturday's ASCS Gulf South Region event at Golden Triangle Raceway Park in search of his second triumph this season.

Tankersley guided the Old School Racing entry to a victory during the ASCS Gulf South Region season opener at Golden Triangle Raceway Park in Beaumont, Texas, in May. He has continued to run well during three subsequent regional races to take over the lead in the championship standings.

"Hopefully we can win on Saturday," he said. "We have a bunch of wins at the track throughout the years so we have the confidence going in there that we can get the job done."

Since winning the season opener, Tankersley has produced results of fourth, eighth and second, respectively.

"Any time you can run up front consistently it's a confidence booster," he said. "We've had a decent year for as little as we've raced this year."

The team hopes to travel more throughout this summer as the ASCS Gulf South Region is scheduled to have only one race between this weekend's show and September.

"We want to hit the road and race more," Tankersley said. "The rain has cancelled a lot of races this year and there's not much on the schedule the rest of this summer so hopefully that will allow us to travel a bit."

SEASON STATS -

7 races, 1 win, 3 top fives, 4 top 10s, 4 top 15s, 6 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Saturday at Golden Triangle Raceway Park in Beaumont, Texas, with the ASCS Gulf South Region

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, Intra Services, Dependable Diesel Truck Service, Houston Truck Parts, Griffith Sheet Metal, Blackfoot Electric, Day Motorsports and Shriner's Hospitals for Children for their continued support.

 

 

Andrews Records Second Straight Win at Fremont and Gains New Fans With Exciting Brad Doty Classic Performance

Inside Line Promotions - ATTICA, Ohio (July 12, 2018) - The season has turned around for Chris Andrews thanks to a new car the Burmeister Racing team put together a few weeks ago.

Andrews scored his second straight win at Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio, last Saturday before he put on quite the entertaining performance on Tuesday against the World of Outlaw Craftsman Sprint Car Series during the Brad Doty Classic at Attica Raceway Park.

The action last weekend began at Fremont Speedway, where Andrews continued his great qualifying effort, once again setting the fastest lap. A third-place finish in his heat race put him in the second row to start the A Main. He used a restart early in the race to grab the lead and then made daring moves in traffic to drive to the 410ci sprint car win.

"Since we put this new car together it's been on a rail," he said. "It's very maneuverable. To get two wins in a row at Fremont, I've always struggled somewhat there. Fremont is the Burmeister Family's home so to win there is very special."

Crown Battery, the night sponsor at Fremont Speedway on Saturday, also put extra money up for an Australian Pursuit, which Andrews also won.

"That pursuit was pretty cool," he said. "I can't thank Crown Battery enough for all they did at Fremont."

Andrews returned to racing with momentum on Tuesday during the 30 th annual Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic Presented by Racing Optics at Attica Raceway Park. A poor qualifying time - 19th out of 25 in his group - put the team behind the entire night. However, Andrews didn't let that stop him from nearly making the A Main against arguably the best 410ci sprint car drivers in the world.

"We were super free in qualifying and it cost us big time," he said.

Andrews charged from seventh to fifth in his heat, missing the A Main by two positions. In the C Main he started eighth and had a very good battle with Kraig Kinser for the win before settling for second and moving to the Last Chance Showdown, where he rolled off 14th.

Andrews quickly marched through the field and battled for the sixth-and-final transfer position with T.J. Michael as the pair continuously swapped the spot. Andrews came up one spot short as the checkered flag was waved.

"The guys had the car really, really good," Andrews said. "To be honest, I thought they only took four cars to the A. When I got back to the pits and they said I earned the Hoseheads 'Just Missed It' bonus I was pissed at myself.

"It was cool all the fans that came down or sent me messages and bought our new t-shirts after the races. To pass that many cars in a World of Outlaws B Main is unheard of. While it was disappointing not making the show to get the reaction we did from the fans made it a lot better."

The win at Fremont moved Andrews to fourth in the All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads FAST 410 Championship Series Presented by Ohio Logistics championship standings. He will take the coming weekend off before a FAST Series doubleheader July 20 at Attica Raceway Park and July 21 at Fremont Speedway.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 7 - Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio - Qualifying: 1; Heat: 3 (4); Pursuit: 1 (1); Feature: 1 (4).

July 10 - Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio - Qualifying: 19th (in group); Heat: 5 (7); C Main: 2 (8); B Main: 7 (14).

SEASON STATS -

20 races, 2 wins, 5 top fives, 7 top 10s, 9 top 15s, 10 top 20s

UP NEXT -

July 20 at Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio, and July 21 at Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio, with the All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads FAST 410 Championship Series Presented by Ohio Logistics

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChrisAndrews19c

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/chris.andrews.5059

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Edwards Agriculture

Edwards Agriculture, which is based in Castalia, Ohio, offers the most efficient and thorough field scouting to date by using drones. With this new technology the company has the ability to video more than a thousand acres a day, which will help monitor field conditions, potential crop damage and nitrogen deficiencies. For more information, visit http://www.edwardsagcompany.com .

"I tried to do victory donuts at Fremont and ended up putting the car on its side," Andrews laughed. "It was pretty embarrassing, but Kirk (Edwards) saw the pictures and all you could see was Edwards Ag and he was pretty excited. Kirk is really loving this sport and I'm glad we could put their family name in Victory Lane."

Andrews would also like to thank Kistler Racing Products, Kistler Engines, ML Graphics, DKW Transport, Channel Seeds, Lucas Oil, Dave Story Equipment Repair and Burmeister Trophy for their continued support.

 

 

DHR Suspension Clients Net 19 Feature Wins During the Last Month

Inside Line Promotions - MARION, Ark. (July 12, 2018) - A total of 14 DHR Suspension clients combined to capture 19 feature victories during the last month.

Lance O'Brien led the way with a trio of stock car feature victories at Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark., on June 9, June 16 and June 23 to give him four triumphs in a row at the bullring.

Derek Hagar posted an ASCS Mid-South Region win on June 29 at Crowleys Ridge Raceway in Paragould, Ark., and a USCS Series triumph on July 3 at Lexington 104 Speedway in Lexington, Tenn.

Brad Bowden was also a two-time winner, claiming Midsouth Sprint Car Association 305ci winged sprint car races on June 9 at Greenville Speedway in Greenville, Miss., and on July 3 at Lexington 104 Speedway.

Additionally, Mason Smith was victorious in a non-wing sprint car at Lawton Speedway in Lawton, Okla., on June 16 as well as last Saturday.

Single race winners include:

Shone Evans at South Buxton Raceway in Merlin, Ontario, Canada, with the Action Sprint Tour on June 9.

Travis Senter in a 600cc mini sprint at Riverside International Speedway on June 9.

Kaleb Johnson at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., on June 9 when he started the 305ci winged sprint car feature at the AGCO Jackson Nationals 15th.

Wayne Johnson at Lawton Speedway on June 13 during a Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com Speedweek race.

Donald Null in a modified on June 16 at Riverside International Speedway.

Justin Fifield during a Sprint Car Bandits Series race on June 16 at Golden Triangle Raceway Park in Beaumont, Texas.

Clint Garner at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, during the 360ci winged sprint car main event on June 23.

Corey Bailey garnered his first career 305ci winged sprint car triumph at Riverside International Speedway last Saturday.

Dalton Fleetwood was also victorious for the first time at Riverside International Speedway last Saturday in the mini sprint division.

Matt Juhl scored his first 410ci winged sprint car A Main triumph of the season at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on Saturday.

To learn more about the benefits of partnering with DHR Suspension, message http://www.dhrsuspension.com/contact or call 901-268-5612.

Teams, be sure to submit your feature wins each week to DerekHagarRacing@yahoo.com.

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.DHRSuspension.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DHR-Suspension-1564755937106851/?fref=ts

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 Craftsman 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.

 

 

PRIME TIME Live Coast to Coast brought to you by McCarthy Auto Group Showcasing Short-Track Racing Events

Inside Line Promotions - KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 12, 2018) - RacinBoys will produce a special PRIME TIME Live Coast to Coast brought to you by McCarthy Auto Group this Friday and Saturday as sprint car racing ushers in one of the biggest events of the year.

The free, live show, which airs on the RacinBoys website, Facebook Live and YouTube TV channels, focuses on grass-roots racing by providing instant updates and unique access, including Victory Lane interviews, correspondent connections and cut-ins to Pay-Per-View videos, from races around the country.

The biggest event this weekend is the 35th annual Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, where dozens of the top sprint car competitors in the country will tackle the $50,000-to-win World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series spectacle.

Several other marquee events happening this weekend include: ASCS regional events in Texas, Montana and Kansas; USAC National midgets in Nebraska; the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series in North Dakota and Minnesota; the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series in Illinois and Missouri; and other regional and local events from coast to coast.

Follow the RacinBoys social media accounts for updated times of when to tune in on both Friday and Saturday night.

Additionally, PRIME TIME Live Coast to Coast brought to you by McCarthy Auto Group is seeking correspondents to provide updates for tracks and series. To learn more about becoming a correspondent, email RacinBoys@RacinBoys.com.

While the show is free to watch, RacinBoys will continue to operate its unique premium membership to its website.

A RacinBoys premium membership encompasses all content, including live A Main video from Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com races, special highlight videos and live audio broadcasts of events for the Lucas Oil NOW600 National Micro Series, the ASCS Red River Region, the ASCS Warrior Region, the United Rebel Sprint Car Series, the Northwest Focus Midget Series and Port City Raceway in Tulsa, Okla. The cost is only $6.50 per month or $50 per year.

This weekend's broadcasts include ASCS Red River Region races on Thursday at Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan.; on Friday at Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kan.; and on Saturday at 81 Speedway in Park City, Kan.

Additionally, United Rebel Sprint Series events on Saturday and Sunday at RPM Speedway in Hays, Kan., along with Northwest Focus Midget Series shows on Friday and Saturday at Wenatchee Super Valley Oval in Wenatchee, Wash., are also on tap.

MCCARTHY AUTO GROUP -

McCarthy Auto Group includes nine dealerships throughout Kansas and Missouri with an extensive inventory of the newest models and most popular makes of vehicles, including Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Hyundai Toyota, Nissan and more. McCarthy Auto Group also offers superior auto service departments from oil changes to body repair. They are a one-stop shop for new and pre-owned automobiles, collision repair and much, much more. The professionals at McCarthy Auto Group also have a passion for connecting with the community and enhancing people's lives. They encourage everyone to help them support the community in many of their charitable causes throughout the year. For more information, visit http://www.kccars.com.

RACINBOYS -

RacinBoys, founded by Scott Traylor and Kirk Elliott in 2003, is an internet broadcasting company covering all forms of motor sports. RacinBoys produces weekly radio shows on Sports Radio 810 WHB, ESPN Kansas City and its website RacinBoys.com. RacinBoys also provides live video and audio coverage of series and racing events including the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour, Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout and Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals. For more information, go to http://www.RacinBoys.com or e-mail racinboys@racinboys.com .

 

 

Cole Macedo Looks To Build Off Runner Up Finish Tomorrow Night in Watsonville, CA

PETERSEN MEDIA- Coming off of a very impressive second place finish last Friday night at Ocean Speedway, Cole Macedo is eager to return to action tomorrow night as he continues to chase after that elusive first career feature event win.

“Paul Baines, my Dad, and everyone associated with the Tarlton Motorsports team really works hard to give me a good car, and have been really good the last few weeks,” Cole Macedo said. “Were getting close to a win, and I am looking forward to trying again tomorrow.”

Picking up a heat race win last Friday night in Watsonville, CA the Lemoore, CA driver would earn a berth in the Dash where a second place finish put the Elite Landscape Construction/Tarlton and Son, Inc./Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino mount on the front row of the 30-lap feature event.

When the feature event came to life, Macedo jumped out to the early lead though he felt pressure from fellow youngster, Matthew Moles. With Moles actually taking the lead form Macedo on lap one, the yellow would negate the pass and Cole would continue to run the point.

The slick surface would prove challenging at times for Macedo, but the current Civil War Series point leader would hit his marks and keep a charging Justin Sanders at bay for a majority of the race.

As rubber would start to go down on the speedway, Macedo would make a subtle mistake but it was all that Sanders would need as he would sneak under and drop Macedo into second. Running second, Macedo would hang with Sanders but with Sanders in the rubber, Macedo would take home a strong second place finish.

Traveling to the Stockton Dirt Track on Saturday night, Macedo would continue to run very well as he went toe-to-toe with some of the regions best drivers and teams.

Earning quick time honors in his qualifying group, Macedo would race his way into the Dash where a third place finish put him in the second row of the feature event with the Sprint Car Challenge Tour.

Following extensive track maintenance, Macedo would find himself mixing it up with some veteran aces as he ran strong inside the Top-Five. Battling for position with eventual race winner Tim Kaeding, and Willie Croft, Macedo would cap off a strong weekend with a sixth place finish.

“It was a great weekend and hopefully we can continue to move forward and I can continue to run well for my guys,” Macedo added. “The Tarlton’s give me a great opportunity and I would love to get this car in victory lane.”

The Tarlton Motorsports team would like to thank Elite Landscape Construction, Tarlton and Son, Inc., Executive Auto Sales, Tachi Palace Hotel and Casino, Pabco Gypsum, Bandy and Associates, All Star Performance, Yokut Gas, and BG Lubricants for their support through the 2018 season.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-19, Wins-0, Top 5’s-8, Top 10’s-11.

ON TAP: Cole is back in action on Friday night in Watsonville, CA.

 

 

CRSA Invades The Great Race Place Friday Night

For Immediate Release July 12th, 2018 CRSA Series Announcer/Public Relations – Toby LaGrange

Malta, NY – The SuperGen Products with Champion Power Equipment CRSA Sprint Car Series heads up Interstate 87 to the Albany-Saratoga Speedway Friday evening. The event will be the first of the season at the Lyle DeVore promoted facility in 2018.

In 2017 Rotterdam’s Josh Pieniazek picked up the 20 lap A-Main win. The win came over Kyle Smith, Mike Kiser, Billy VanInwegen and eventual series champion Jeff Trombley. As it will be in 2018, the event was part of the Kennedy’s of Troy Northway 90 Challenge – a mini-series within the schedule. Trombley would go on to be the mini-series champion.

Heading into the eighth round of the season at Albany-Saratoga, Trombley holds a solid 14 point advantage over second place Thomas Radivoy in the season long standings. The winner a few weeks ago at the Afton Motorsports Park, Tyler Jashembowski sits third with Emily VanInwegen and Justin Mills completing the top five.

One race has been held in the 2018 Kennedy’s of Troy Northway 90 Challenge. After that event at the Fonda Speedway, Jeff Trombley holds the points lead over Radivoy, Prince, Jerry Sehn and Emily VanInwegen.

For more information on the Albany-Saratoga Speedway please find them on Facebook, Twitter or visit their website at www.albany-saratogaspeedway.com.

Please visit the SuperGen Products with Champion Power Equipment CRSA Sprint Car Series online at www.crsa.myracepass.com, on Facebook (CRSA Sprints) and on Twitter (@CRSAsprints).

The Super Gen Products with Champion Power Equipment CRSA Sprint Car Series recognizes the following marketing partners for the 2018 season: SuperGen Products, Champion Power Equipment, Hoosier Racing Tire, A-Verdi Storage Containers, Hennessy Wine & Liquor, Kennedy’s Towing, CNY Power Sports, Prestige Pool & Spa, Johnny’s Service Center, Chuck Alessi Plumbing & Heating, Neiger’s Service Center, Just Signs & Designs, Ruggles World of Autobody & Graphics, ProFab Engineering, Magsarus Ignitions, Mike Emhof Motorsports, Maguire Family of Dealerships.

 

 

Modern Thunder pre-orders begin shipping July 19

Books are hot off the press!

The initial copies of Modern Thunder are off the press, and production is scheduled to wrap up by July 13. We await our initial supply of books, and will autograph and begin shipping books to our pre-order customers on July 19.

Modern Thunder is the ULTIMATE book on USAC National Sprint Car racing, featuring 384 pages of text, photographs, and statistics.

Modern Thunder will grab you on the first page, and you'll immediately be drawn into one of the most memorable and exciting series in racing history: USAC National Sprint Car racing. With a rich and colorful story, the series comes to vivid life on the pages of Modern Thunder.

You have the fascinating characters of the modern era: Dave Darland, Levi Jones, Rich Vogler, Sheldon Kinser, Steve Butler, Robbie Stanley, and so many more. They raced their way into stardom and thrilled countless fans with their rim-riding drives to glory. But you also find those drivers who made only a now-and-then appearance with USAC, from legendary Outlaw stars to grassroots racers both young and old.

You have the tracks: Eldora Speedway, the Terre Haute Action Track, Winchester, Salem, IRP, Lawrenceburg, Kokomo, Perris, and many more speed plants that hosted dozens of USAC events. But there are also those tracks which appeared just once; yes, it's all in the comprehensive season reports and statistics.

Modern Thunder is much more than a history book. It is a narrative, telling the story of several generations of racers through powerful words and spectacular photographs. Award-winning writers Dave Argabright and Patrick Sullivan provided the words, while legendary racing photographer John Mahoney reached deep into the archives to provide over 1,300 memorable images, beautifully placed on the 11-by-8.5 inch pages.

Years in the making, Modern Thunder provides:

- Year-by-year coverage of every USAC National Sprint Car season.

- Each season from 1981 to 2017 is detailed with eight full pages of photos, a season summary, race results, and statistics.

- Each of the 1956 to 1980 seasons is recapped with a full page of statistics and race results.

- Detailed series statistics.

- A complete listing of Indiana Sprint Week competition.

Modern Thunder provides a level of coverage of USAC’s modern era beyond anything ever before published.

Modern Thunder is sure to become a Collector’s Item, so don’t delay! Order your copy today!

MODERN THUNDER - The Illustrated History of

USAC National Sprint Car Racing 1981 - 2017

By Dave Argabright, John Mahoney, and Patrick Sullivan

Foreword by Levi Jones

Hardcover, 11 by 8.5 inches, 384 pages

Over 1,300 color and b/w photographs

List price $49.95

 

 

Power Seal Power Move of the Night added to the CNY Speedweek!

SYRACUSE, NY – A very successful 6th Annual Donath MotorWorx Central New York Speedweek was just completed for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints. Tom Juno’s Power Seal of Syracuse, NY wanted to add to the week long pot with a special nightly Power Move of the Night.

At each event a driver chosen to have a special night was awarded $100 cash thanks to Power Seal. Those recipients were: Mark Smith at Can-Am, Billy VanInwegen at the Land of Legends, Jeff Cook at Brewerton, Larry Wight at Fulton and Chuck Hebing collecting the bonus at Utica-Rome.

Juno not only sponsors events throughout the Central NY area but his Power Seal logo can be seen on several cars as well. Juno will also put himself behind the wheel of a dirt sportsman.

As a family owned and operated business, Power Seal Driveway Sealing has been making Central New Yorkers happy to come home since 1997. Power Seal has experience with both residential and commercial driveways and parking lots. For all you information you can log on to www.cusepowerseal.com or call (315) 622-5221.

Danny Varin took home his second Speedweek title in a row by besting Steve Poirier for the $1,000 prize in being the point champion. The Speedweek events produced car counts of 36, 39, 40, 36 and 42 cars which was a record. A total of 62 different drivers competed in the five nights with a record of 22 racing in all five nights.

The 35th Anniversary tour backed by Lucas Oil will now take a few weeks off before taking part in the first Summer Nationals at the Outlaw Speedway where the Saturday night A-Main pays $6,000 to win.

Thanks to Power Seal for being the latest to join the Empire Super Sprints sponsorship family. With their help it continues the tradition of excitement guaranteed!

For more Information on the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints: Web: www.empiresupersprints.com Twitter: @ESSprints

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TKS Motorsports – (Hard) Luck of the Draw

Des Moines, IA (July 11, 2018) – Austin McCarl and the TKS Motorsports team were the high point man and advanced to a 4th-place finish last Saturday at the Knoxville Raceway after the invert was set at eight. The Troy & Tammy Renfro-owned team has opened up a comfortable lead in the 410 point standings and are looking to expand on that margin this weekend as they aim for their fourth victory of the season!

Qualifying on Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway ended with a surprise for the driver of the Casey’s General Stores/Midwest Basement Systems #2KS. “I didn’t really feel too confident with either of the laps we ran in time trials,” said Austin. “When I saw that we ended up second I was pretty shocked; that just shows how strong we have the motor running when what feels like a bad lap can leave us near the front.”

The strong qualifying effort left the TKS team with a starting spot on the outside of the third row in their heat. “Being able to move from 6th to finish second in the heat was great,” said Troy. “It put us in a good position point-wise, though the invert draw didn’t quite go our way.”

Ending preliminary action as the high point man, Austin noted the cyclical effect of the draw process. “We had to be really cautious in the heat, but it definitely felt good to run our way up to 2nd and be the highest point earner,” said McCarl. “Unluckily, the eight was drawn for only the second time in the 410s this season, but the other time was opening night and we were able to benefit from it that night, so it’s all even in the end.”

Austin was able to work his way forward over the course of the first 15 laps of the twenty-lap A-main, but the track conditions and hard racing took a toll on the tires. “The track was very similar to the second night of the Outlaws show,” said Troy. “It was pretty crumbly and not taking rubber, and the best way to make a pass was to throw a slide job. Austin did a great job getting up to 4th, but when you’re sliding the tires that much, they get pretty used up.”

The TKS team would end the race in fourth, while the top three cars duked it out for the win. “I had destroyed the tires to get up to 4th,” said Austin. “We really didn’t have much left for the top three, which is too bad because they were having a hell of a race ahead of us.”

All things considered, it was another strong points night for Austin and Renfro-owned team. “It was a good points night overall,” said Troy. “Austin did a great job of recognizing the big picture and realized that with what we had left for the last handful of laps, he had a fourth-place car.”

The TKS Motorsports #2KS and Austin McCarl will be back at the Knoxville Raceway this Saturday for the Marion County Fair race and looking to grab win #4 on the season! Check out the new TKS Motorsports website for the season schedule and more from the TKS team.

TKS Motorsports is thankful for the support from all of their loyal sponsors:

Casey's General Stores, Des Moines Industrial Products (DMIP), Midwest Basement Systems, Neumann Brothers Construction, AFA Wheels, AL Driveline, All Star Performance, AO Designs, ATL Racing Fuel Cells, Aurora Rod Ends, Billy Bell House Moving, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Butlerbuilt, Chalk Stix Torsion Bars, Fibreworks Composites, Gail Dielman, Hoosier, HRP, Indy Race Parts, Justice Brothers, KSE Racing Products, Liberty Ready Mix, Mag Tech Ignition, Maxim Racing Chassis, Parker Performance, PennGrade Motor Oil, Schoenfeld Headers, Slade Shock Technology, Snyder Landscaping & Lawn Care, Tony Moro Collision Center, Tony Moro Powdercoating & Sandblasting, Top Flight Wings, Walker Filtration Systems, Webb Family Farms, Wilwood, and Winters Performance Products.

 

 

Swindell Returning to Kings Royal This Weekend at Eldora Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (July 11, 2018) - Sammy Swindell is venturing to Ohio this weekend to tackle the 35th annual Kings Royal.

Swindell and car owner A.G. Rains recently received a refreshed 410ci engine for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series tripleheader this Thursday through Saturday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg.

"The biggest part is we're going in a little blind," Swindell said. "We haven't got to run a whole lot every time we've had the 410 in. We've only finished a couple of races. I know we've made some gains on it and it seems to get better every time we run it, but when you make a few laps and that's it you don't get a good feel how the thing is going to be in a longer race. We'll go off my experience and try to put the best deal together. Hopefully it's close enough."

Swindell is no stranger to the half-mile oval. He ranks second with 21 career World of Outlaws victories at the track. Swindell won the Kings Royal in 2012, 1999 and 1992, and he has earned a dozen top fives and 17 top 10s during the $50,000-to-win event.

"A big deal is finishing," he said. "If we can get that part under control and go through a race with some notes and time on things that will be a success. When we keep throwing things at the motor you don't know where you're at or your baseline is. It's been difficult to go into the top series and race. Those guys are running every weekend and we just show up so we're at a little disadvantage, but I can get it close. It's just if we got all the right tools to make the necessary changes to make everything just right."

Swindell and Rains have combined for four wins, 17 top fives - including 13 straight podiums -and 18 top 10s during 18 races in 360 competition this year. Their best 410 finish is a ninth-place result.

SEASON STATS -

28 races, 4 wins, 18 top fives, 20 top 10s, 20 top 15s, 20 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Thursday through Saturday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, for the 35th annual Kings Royal with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/1sam91

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"I've run some of the High Performance Lubricants products and the product we put in the rear end and the steering made it run cooler," Swindell said. "We did a bunch of oil analysis before and after and found some great things using High Performance Lubricants."

Swindell would also like to thank ACME Graphix & Design, Whitacre Glass, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, FK Rod Ends, CP Pistons, Simpson Race Products, Sweet Manufacturing, Schoenfeld Headers, W&B Service Company, Griffin Fishing Charters and Lodge, South Bay Partners, MyRacePass and Inside Line Promotions for their continued support.

 

 

Starks Stout Throughout Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek

Inside Line Promotions - SELINSGROVE, Pa. (July 11, 2018) - Trey Starks finished sixth in the championship standings during his first time tackling the entire Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek.

"It was a hectic week, but we had a lot of bright moments," he said. "I think we had a productive week and we really gained in some areas we've been focusing on this season. It certainly helps to be able to race night after night."

Starks scored one feature win, three top fives and five top 10s during the 10-race event. He also qualified in the top 10 during all but one night and had three heat race wins. The Gobrecht Motorsports team advanced into the feature redraw during seven nights of action.

"I was pleased with our performances throughout the first part of each night," Starks said. "Making the feature redraw is crucial if you want a shot to win and contend for podiums. I think we set ourselves up for success almost every night."

Starks kicked off the second half of Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek a week ago Wednesday at Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pa. He qualified fourth quickest, maneuvered from fourth to second place in a heat race and finished the night with a third-place run in the A Main.

He followed that on Thursday with a 15th-place finish at Hagerstown Speedway in Hagerstown, Md., before netting a ninth-place result on Friday at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa.

Unfortunately, a mechanical problem derailed the team before heat race action began on Saturday at Port Royal Speedway, which was a huge hit in the points.

Starks capped Speedweek with a 20th-place finish on Sunday at Selinsgrove Speedway, where the team was unable to finish the race.

"The DNFs are a big blow," he said. "We had some great performances during Speedweek, but a couple of DNFs and not being able to race on Saturday at Port Royal was a damper on contending for a better position in the points standings. However, I'm pleased with the positive results we produced and with the direction this team is heading. I can't wait to see where we go from here."

The team will return to action this Thursday through Saturday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, for the 35th annual Kings Royal with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 4 - Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pa. - Qualifying: 4; Heat race: 2 (4); Feature: 3 (-).

July 5 - Hagerstown Speedway in Hagerstown, Md. - Qualifying: 9; Heat race: 2 (2); Feature: 15 (-).

July 6 - Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa. - Qualifying: 8; Heat race: 1 (1); Feature: 9 (4).

July 7 - Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pa. - Qualifying: 9; Heat race: DNS (2); B Main: DNS (-).

July 8 - Selinsgrove Speedway in Selinsgrove, Pa. - Qualifying: 2; Heat race: 4 (4); Feature: 20 (6).

SEASON STATS -

41 races, 4 wins, 9 top fives, 16 top 10s, 23 top 15s, 29 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Thursday through Saturday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, for the 35th annual Kings Royal with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series

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"Champion Brands is a great company that is synonymous with racing," Starks said. "We use Champion oil and other Champion products and we are proud to be supported by such an esteemed company."

Gobrecht Motorsports would also like to thank Textron Off Road, Golf Cart Services, Starks Timber Processing, J&J Auto Racing, FK Rod Ends, Fibreworks Composites, Moose Blocks, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Beer Hill Gang, Gettysburg Rental Center, Gardy's Enterprises, Baker Door Company, Moose Lodge 720, Pancho's Racing Products, 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, King Racing Products, Kinsler Fuel Injection, All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads, Ultra Lite Brakes & Components and Security Race Products for their continued support.

 

 

Josh Schneiderman – A Warm Ohio Welcome!

Des Moines, IA (July 11, 2018) – Two nights are down and three remain for Josh Schneiderman and the Deuce Motorsports team, as they gear up for the three nights of the Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway! While the results haven’t been quite what they wanted to start the week, Josh and the team enjoyed their first visit to Attica Raceway Park and are looking to return home with some strong finishes over the next three nights with the World of Outlaws.

Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway kicked off a busy week for “The Professor” and the Deuce Motorsports team, though not quite the way the way that they wanted. “We didn’t time the best on Saturday and the car just really didn’t feel good,” said Josh. “We tried some different things on Saturday, as we’ve been working to improve our qualifying efforts all year, but we just need to keep searching.”

Changes made to the car between time trials and the heat provided Schneiderman with a better performing World of Wheels #49. “We got the car back to where it was pretty good in the heat, where we started on the outside of the front row,” said Josh. “However, the inside line got a good jump at the start and we settled into third and that’s where we finished.”

The night’s main event left the West Burlington-native frustrated, as Josh didn’t feel their finish was indicative of their performance. “We ended the night in 11th, which was upsetting, because it felt like we had the car to do better,” said Schneiderman. “It was definitely fast around the top and the next five guys in front of us were all running pretty close together and we just couldn’t make any headway.”

Unlike most weeks, where the Deuce Motorsports team would have a week until their next chance to hit the track, only two days separated them from their next event. “We left on Monday to get out to Ohio in time for Tuesday’s Brad Doty Classic at Attica,” said Josh. “Based on our experience Tuesday, we might have to make that an annual trip.”

The welcoming party was out in full force on Tuesday night at Attica Raceway Park and Josh and the team couldn’t have appreciated it more. “We pulled into Attica as complete outsiders, but everyone there treated us like one of their own,” said Schneiderman. “It was really cool, because it seemed like they really didn’t care where we were from, but they just loved that we had come from far away to be there.”

“The Professor” didn’t have a terrific night on the track, ending in the C-main, but it didn’t put a damper on the team’s experience. “The result sucked, but we had an absolute blast,” said Josh. “I knew it was going to be tough with it being our first trip there and against great competition, but we learned a lot and had an awesome time.”

It wasn’t just the fans that helped make the night a great experience for the team, but also the race’s namesake. “Brad Doty came over to us before the race and thanked us for making the tow out,” said Josh. “To Brad, the fans, and all the track crew at Attica, I have to say thank you and we’re looking forward to getting back next year!”

Already a worthwhile trip, there are still three nights of racing that lay ahead for Josh and the Universal Therapy Group #49. “We just pulled into Eldora a little while ago and I’m excited for the next three nights,” said Schneiderman. Hitting another track that they’ve never raced on will be a challenge for the Deuce Motorsports team, but they feel up to the task: “It’s Eldora, so there’s really nothing that compares, but it’s a bit closer to what we’re used to running than Attica and we have a few nights to get things figured out, so we’ll see what we can do,” said Josh.

The team is keeping expectations low for the weekend, but have still set some goals. “We’re looking to just make progress each night,” said Josh. “If we can make the A-main one night, then I’ll consider that a big win.”

Josh and the Deuce Motorsports team will be on the track this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at the Eldora Speedway with the World of Outlaws, so be sure to check out Josh’s Twitter @JSRacing49 for updates!

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Deuce Motorsports would like to extend thanks and are honored to announce their partnerships with: World of Wheels, WOW Auto, Universal Therapy Group, Universal Fitness, Land Pride, Morning Sun Farm Implement, Massey Ferguson, Gleaner Combines, Matteson Marine, J&J Auto Racing, Automotive Machine, Engler Injection, DMI, Weld Racing, Hoosier Tire, Mountain Dew Kick Start, SignTec Signs, Hepfner Racing Products.

 

 

TRI-STATE SPEEDWAY’S “SPRINT STAMPEDE” IS ON THE HORIZON

Haubstadt, IN - July 11, 2018 - Tri-State Speedway will be the destination for the “Sprint Stampede” Saturday night July 14th. The non-wing Hoosier Tire Midwest Sprint Car Series will be in action along with the stars of the MOWA wing sprints and the MMSA mini sprints. The quarter mile facility will be offering an all sprint car program. This race with it’s varied classes has something for one and all sprint car race fans.

This is year number six for the “Sprint Car Stampede.” The “Sprint Stampede” is the next of 7 races left on the MSCS schedule. Carson Short has reassumed the lead in the series standings. Brandon Mattox holds down the second spot. Both are in quest of that first series title. Mattox is trailing by just 4 points. Donny Brackett is also in the hunt and stands third in the standings. Kent Schmidt and Aric Gentry round out the top five.

Carson Short and Kevin Thomas Jr. lead the MSCS feature winner’s list this season with two victories each. Short posted wins in May and June. Thomas won the first two races of the season. Thomas finished second and Short third at Putnamville last weekend. Justin Grant won the “Bill Gardner Sprintacular” that night for his first MSCS feature victory. He joined Stephen Schnapf as first time winners with the series this season.

Thomas Meseraull, Chase Stockon, and Tyler Courtney have also been in victory lane this season. Nine features at five tracks have produced seven different winning drivers. A number of potential winners dot the starting line-up at each MSCS event. Twenty-one start but there is only one winner!

The stars of the Built Ford Tough Midwest Open Wheel Association will be making their second and last appearance of this season at Haubstadt. This 410 series is active in providing wing sprint car racing at tracks in Illinois with additional stops in Iowa, Missouri, and Indiana. The tour is delivered by Morrow Brothers.

Jacob Patton Of Bethalto, IL is listed as the MOWA points leader. In their first appearance at Tri-State Speedway this season Mike Terry Jr. of Plainfield, IN won the feature. Last year Hoosier based drivers Parker Price-Miller and Kody Kinser won the two features held.

The MMSA mini sprints last competed at Tri-State Speedway on Memorial Day Weekend. The winner that night was Cody Trammel. Bradley Strunk and Chayse Hayhurst were second and third in the feature.

Racing Saturday at Tri-State Speedway begins at 7:30 Central Daylight Time. Warm-ups take place at 6 P.M. It is a triple header you will not want to miss!

Provided as News and Information for Tri-State Speedway and MSCS.

 

 

Must See Racing Sprint Car Series

HOLLY, Mich. – The Must See Racing Sprint Car Series will invade the state of Ohio for its one and only visit this season with the running of the second-annual Buckeye State Shootout at Midvale Speedway on Saturday.

The three-tenths-mile oval will play host to The Fastest Short Track Cars In The World for the second time in tour history and the sixth race of the season as Ohio native and three-time defending series champion Jimmy McCune looks to extend his slim points lead.

McCune, from Toledo, Ohio, carries a 12-point margin over Indiana’s Aaron Pierce. He has two wins already this season at Anderson (S.C.) Motor Speedway and Berlin Raceway and is the defending winner of the Buckeye State Shootout, having led 30 of 40 laps in last year’s running en route to the victory.

However, McCune’s fiercest challenge may come from his nephew Anthony, who ran second in last year’s Midvale Must See event and led the race before being passed by his uncle on lap 11.

Anthony McCune sits third in points entering the Buckeye State Shootout and would like for nothing more than to score his first-career Must See Racing victory in front of a home-state crowd.

“It would be really big,” noted the younger McCune of the prospect of scoring his first series win. “We’ve been close, but we just need a little luck and all the right things to go our way to get it done.”

The 20-year-old threw everything he had at his uncle’s No. 88 last season, only to come up just short.

“I was trying to reel him in for most of the race, and by the time I finally got to him there just weren’t enough laps left to really set him up,” Anthony McCune recalled. “Lap traffic was really tough last year … and I have worked hard on getting better at working through it, but it was a good night. I’m hoping we can do a little bit better this time around.”

Both McCunes will have a healthy field of challengers, however, if either of them want to be the driver that is celebrating on the frontstretch at the end of the night.

Fellow Buckeye Charlie Schultz, a former supermodified competitor who is seeking his first Must See Racing win, sits fourth in series points entering the weekend and is expected to be a major player. Jerry Caryer and Joe Speakman will also represent the Ohio contingent during the Midvale event, while Michigan’s Tom Jewell and North Carolina’s Bronzie Lawson IV lead the charge for the invaders.

A full program of Hamilton Trucking two-lap time trials, heat races and a 40-lap main event will be on tap for the Must See Racing sprint cars, while the Midvale Speedway modifieds, street stocks, compacts and mini trucks will also be on the night’s racing card.

The pit gates for the Must See Racing sprint cars will open at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Time trials begin at 5 p.m. and racing kicks off at 6:30 p.m.

For more information on Must See Racing, visit the series on the web at www.mustseeracing.com.

 

 

Lindsay Barney Scores Top Five At Herz Precision Parts Wingless Nationals In Cottage Grove

By Ben Deatherage

Eagle Creek, Oregon- Cottage Grove Speedway would host the biggest Non-Wing Sprint Car race in the Pacific Northwest with the Herz Precision Parts Wingless Nationals on Saturday, July 7th. Lindsay Barney would look to improve off her one and only career Nationals effort, a ninth in 2017.

“We’ve ran good at Cottage Grove the two times we’ve finished there,” commented Barney.

The Eagle Creek native started thirteenth in the lineup for the fifty-lap feature. As the race progressed Lindsay move forward one spot at a time. For a long period of time she would be in and out of the top five but eventually managed to secure fifth. There she would remain for the rest of the distance to record her fourth top five finish of the season with the Wingless Sprint Series. She also earned the Speedmart Inc. Hard Charger Award.

“I’m happy for our team that we were able to end the weekend with a good finish. I hope we can build off this momentum for the rest of the year. I want to send a special thanks to all of our sponsors and supporters that are behind this team.”

Lindsay Barney head back to Willamette Speedway on Saturday, July 21st. For the latest news and information regarding Lindsay be sure and “Like” their Facebook page JAB Motorsports.

2018 Sponsors JAB Motorsports Herz Precision Parts Wolverine Chassis Lynch Pro-Formance Products Eagle Creek Saloon Bitteroot Barber Shop Weston KIA Clackamas Auto Parts

 

 

Nienhiser Picks Up Top-10 Finish with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series at Cedar Lake Speedway

PC- Sprintcarnews.com

PETERSEN MEDIA: Spending his weekend in New Richmond, WI taking on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series, Paul Nienhiser and his team would make vast improvement from Friday to Saturday as Nienhiser capped his weekend with a 10th place finish.

“Friday night I just felt like we were okay when the night started and never really found the balance I was looking for,” Nienhiser said. “Everyone on the team worked really hard and I was really happy with how we progressed all weekend long.”

Timing in 20th fastest in time trials on Friday night in the CAM2 Blue Blood Racing Oil/Mason Sound/Innovative Design No. 9x, Nienhiser would line up seventh in his heat race. Working on getting better for heat race competition, the Chapin, IL driver would make a couple of nice moves to pick up the final transfer to the feature event on the race’s last lap.

Continuing to go through his car, Nienhiser would take the green flag from the 17th starting position and would have a tough road in front of him. Though he admittedly felt more comfortable, Nienhiser knew he still had work to be done after finishing 20th on this night.

Saturday night Nienhiser would get off to a little better start as he would time in 18th in time trials before working his way up to finish fifth in his heat race and move into the 41-lap feature event.

Feeling the best he had felt all weekend, Nienhier and company continued to tune on the Bradshaw Custom Pumping/Wessler Bros. Agency/Bob Hawks Auto Body machine in preparation for the upcoming feature event.

With some confidence in his entry, Nienhiser would work his way forward and find himself inside the Top-10 as he battled with some of the best in country. Jumping up late in the race, a restart would hinder Nienhiser as he would lose a couple of positions though still managed to hang on to finish 10th with ‘The Greatest Show on Dirt’.

“Leaving the weekend I feel really accomplished after how far we were off when we unloaded on Friday night,” Nienhiser added. “I had a ton of confidence in the feature on Saturday night with how we felt in the heat race and in the opening laps of the feature. All in all it turned out to be a good weekend, and I am looking forward to getting back to Lincoln, IL this weekend.”

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 & Timer, Fierce Herbicide, Sunstoppers Window Tinting, Engler Machine and Took, FK Indy, Rider Racing Engines, Kaeding Performance, and Steve Thomas Racing for their continued support.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Races-26, Wins-4, Top 5’s-4, Top 10’s-8

ON TAP: Nienhiser will be back in action on Friday night at Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, IL with MOWA.

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

 

 

Andy Gregg Collects 4th of July Top-10 at Placerville

PETERSEN MEDIA: Returning to racing action after taking a couple of weeks off, Andy Gregg checked in at Placerville Speedway on the 4th of July and earned quick time honors before finishing ninth in the feature event.

“The 4th of July is a great race to be a part of,” Andy Gregg said. “There is always a huge crowd and it is really a great atmosphere, to run well is also nice.”

Wednesday night the Placerville, CA native would get his night started by timing the GUTS/Angius and Terry LLP/Capitol ACE Hardware No. 16 entry in fastest in time trials as he would earn quick time honors.

Lining up in the second row of his heat race, Gregg would put his Ice House Resort/CTL Forest Management/Nail-It Roofing entry through its paces as he would finish third and earn a spot in the redraw based on his time trial effort.

As fate would have it, Gregg would not have luck on his side in the draw as the eight pill put him in the fourth row for the 25-lap affair. On the slick racing surface, Gregg would slip to 10th on the second lap but would soon work his way back into ninth where he would spend the majority of the feature event.

Working hard to find a way forward, Gregg would turn his fastest lap of the race just before the halfway point as he put pressure on a gaggle of cars battling in front of him.

Falling back to 10th on the 15th lap as he continued to search around the ¼ mile speedway, Gregg would fall as far back as 11th with just four laps to go. Staying calm, cool, and collected in the seat, Gregg would pick up a couple of positions late as he took the checkered flag in the ninth position.

“Starting that far back in the feature was a little tough, but we continue to have a lot of speed and I keep saying that is a good feeling,” Gregg added. “We will get back up there this weekend for Kid’s Night and try again. Since having kids myself it is a night that is a little more special to me now and I am looking forward to having the family out again. Thanks to all my guys who work so hard on this car nightly.”

Andy would like to thank GUTS, Angius and Terry LLP, Capitol ACE Hardware, Ice House Resort, CTL Forest Management, Nail It Roofing, ARP Enterprises, Ervin Sales, Triple X, Wilwood, FK Shocks, FK Rod Ends, K&N, King Racing Products, BR Motorsports, Amerikote, Pony Express Service, Eagle Grit, and MF Inc. for their support in 2018.

ON TAP: Andy Gregg returns to action on Saturday night in Placerville, CA.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Races-9, Wins- 0, Top 5’s-3, Top 10’s-6

STAY CONNECTED: Stay up to speed with Andy by following him on twitter @andygregg53.

 

 

Blake Carrick Bound For Watsonville, CA Friday Night

PETERSEN MEDIA: A change in plans last week saw Blake Carrick make a handful of Sprint Car starts in his native California with tracks running special shows for the Fourth of July holiday, and in the end Carrick is pleased with the progress and is looking forward to this Friday night.

“It was a good weekend of getting a lot of laps in the sprint car,” Blake Carrick said. “We made a last minute change and decided to stay home and run in California and I had some fun and am thankful for the team we have put together.”

Carrick kicked his weekend off with the Sprint Car Challenge Tour at Placerville Speedway during the Salute To The Fans just over a week ago where he would time his CVC/Cemex/Interstate Oil machine in seventh fastest in his qualifying group.

Lining up seventh in his heat race, the young gasser from Lincoln, CA would make some nice moves against some veteran drivers as he carved his way up to a fourth place finish which transferred him directly into the 35-lap feature event.

Having issues in the feature event, Carrick would end up tallying a 22nd place finish after retiring on the 20th lap.

Sunday saw Carrick and company return to action with the Sprint Car Challenge Tour as the series took to Petaluma Speedway where Carrick was able to make one of his first career starts.

On a surface that was a polar opposite from Saturday night, Carrick would again time in seventh quickest in his qualifying group which would again put him in the seventh starting position for his heat race.

With the surface extremely tough to pass on as it was heavy and hooked up, Carrick would end up finishing eighth which would force him into the 15-lap ‘B’ Main. With the surface still tough to make up ground on, Carrick would turn in 15 strong laps but his night would come to an end as he finished eighth in the semi.

The 4th of July saw a return trip to Placerville Speedway for a weekly point show tabbed as the 4th of July Spectacular. In front of an absolute monster crowd, Carrick would continue to get comfortable on the ¼ mile bullring as he timed his No. 38b machine in 13th quickest in qualifying time trials.

Finishing seventh in his heat race, Carrick would move into the 25-lap finale where he would line his machine up in the 17th starting position. On another slicked off racing surface, the name of the game for Carrick would be continuing to make laps and get comfortable in what was just his 7th start in a sprint car.

Battling a mix of young and veteran drivers on the slick surface, Carrick would pick up a couple of positions in the feature event as he would keep his nose clean and close his week out with a 15th place finish.

“With each race I get more comfortable and I am able to keep pushing myself,” Carrick said. “I am looking forward to returning to Watsonville this weekend and trying again.”

Blake Carrick would like to thank CVC, Cemex, Interstate Oil, Conti, Harris and Sloan, Emerald, Timberworks Construction for their continued support

ON TAP: Blake Carrick will be back in action on Friday night in Watsonville, CA.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-7, Wins-0, Top 5’s-0, Top 10’s-0

STAY CONNECTED: Stay up to speed with Blake Carrick by following him on Twitter @Blake_Carrick21 or @CarrickMotorsp1.

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Willie Croft Kicks Speedweek Northwest Off in Victory Lane

PETERSEN MEDIA- Following a fifth place finish with the Sprint Car Challenge Tour on Saturday night in Stockton, CA, Willie Croft and his Willie Croft Racing team made the trip North for the opening legs of Speedweek Northwest where Croft would grab the win during opening night at Coos Bay.

“Winning is great, and anytime you can pick up a win you definitely enjoy it,” Willie Croft said. “We won the Dash last night and I didn’t feel great and we made an adjustment for the feature and stumbled on something that we will have to write down because we were awesome in the feature.”

Croft kicked Speedweek Northwest off on Tuesday night by timing the Holy Smokes BBQ/ButlerBuilt/Brown and Miller backed No. 29 machine in fourth fastest in qualifying time trials.

Finishing third in heat race competition, Croft would move into the Dash where he would pick up the win and find himself on the pole for the 30-lap Speedweek Northwest opening night feature event.

When the race came to life, Croft was shot out of a cannon as he jumped to the early lead and had full control of the feature event. Finding traffic early, Croft continued to flex his muscle as the only thing that seemed to slow him on this night were yellow flags.

Nailing each and every restart, Croft was able to race his way to his fourth win of the season and his first career Speedweek Northwest triumph.

Prior to making the trip up North, Croft and company battled with the Sprint Car Challenge Tour in Stockton, CA on Saturday night. Earning quick time honors on the slick Stockton Dirt Track surface, Croft would finish fourth in his heat race and used his qualifying time to earn a spot in the Dash.

On an extremely slick surface in the Dash, Croft’s six place finish lined him up in the third row of the feature event. Following a complete re work prior to the feature event, Croft would battle inside the Top-Five when the action came to life.

In a hard fought, gritty effort, Croft would grab a fifth place finish when the checkered flag flew on the Tribute to LeRoy Van Connett.

“You know we have lost some races lately in traffic, and my guys just told me to breathe,” Croft added. “We had a tough weekend before Stockton, but we regrouped and got back to where we needed to be. Big thanks to Wayne, Eric, Tony, Kevin, and everyone that supports us.”

Willie Croft Racing would like to thank Holey Smokes BBQ, ButlerBuilt , Brown and Miller, FK Rod Ends, Factory Kahne, Schoenfeld, Simpson Race Products, Smith Precision Products, Kaeding Performance, AL Drivelines, XYZ, Vortex Wings, Amerikote, DoTerra and GUTS for their support in 2018.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Races-29, Wins-4, Top 5’s-12, Top 10’s-16.

ON TAP: Willie Croft will return to action tonight in Lebanon, OR.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay connected with Willie Croft Racing by visiting www.williecroftracing.com. You can also follow him on Twitter @WillieCroft29.

 

 

KYLE LARSON RACING TAKES ON THE LEGENDARY ELDORA SPEEDWAY FOR 35TH RUNNING OF THE KINGS ROYAL

ROYAL WEEKEND: Fresh off the 30th Annual Brad Doty Classic at Attica (Ohio) Raceway Park on Tuesday, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series continues the Month of Money this weekend at the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio for one of the series' crown jewel events. The huge three-race weekend consists of the Jokers Wild on Thursday, followed by the Knight Before the Kings Royal on Friday, with the coveted Kings Royal finale on Saturday.

2017 KINGS ROYAL: In last year's Kings Royal, Shane Stewart earned a sixth-place finish in Thursday's Joker's Wild main event after starting 11th on the grid. The following night, he finished 16th in the Knight Before the Kings Royal. The Bixby, Okla., native transferred out of the Last Chance Showdown and advanced to a 15th-place finish in Saturday's Kings Royal finale.

KING SHANE XXXII: Stewart claimed victory in the 2015 Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway. Stewart started 14th for the 40-lap feature event and wasted no time showing the speed of his No. 2 car. He moved into the top-10 during the opening 10 laps and was up to third by the halfway point of the race. After restarting on the front row with six laps to go, Stewart avoided incidents around him to take over the lead. After maintaining his position out front through a green-white-checkered finish, Stewart earned the massive $50,000 paycheck and was crowned King Shane XXXII.

STEWART BRAD DOTY CLASSIC RECAP: Tuesday night at Attica Raceway Park, Stewart was the fourth-fastest qualifier in Group B of time trials and won his heat race from the outside of the front row to transfer into the second dash. He started and finished fourth in the Priority Aviation Sears Dash to line up eighth in the feature event. Stewart raced as high as seventh before slipping back at the end of the 40-lap feature due to some brake issues and finished in the 10th-position.

LARSON BRAD DOTY CLASSIC RECAP: NASCAR star and KLR team owner, Kyle Larson, got back on the dirt Tuesday night at Attica Raceway Park for the 30th Annual Brad Doty Classic in the Silva Motorsports BRANDT/ Finley Farms/ Priority Aviation No. 57. He was the second-fastest qualifier in Group A of time trials and finished third in his heat race. After starting 15th on the grid, the Elk Grove, Calif., native advanced into the top-five by the halfway point of the 40-lap feature event and shortly after, he moved into the runner-up position. He was able to close in on the leader and eventual race winner, Donny Schatz, but was unable to make the pass and finished second.

KINGS ROYAL 35: For more information on the Kings Royal weekend, please click here. Tickets for all three nights at Eldora Speedway are available here. As previously announced this week, if you are unable to make it to the track, all three nights of the Kings Royal will be available live on DIRTVision.

KLR OWNER: KLR is owned by NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series (NMECS) driver Kyle Larson. After his runner-up finish at Attica Raceway Park, the Elk Grove, Calif., native will be competing in the NMECS race this weekend at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Ky.

KLR PARTNERS: Kyle Larson Racing would like to thank our partners BRANDT, ENEOS, DC Solar Solutions, GoPro Motorplex, Coca-Cola, and Howard Johnson Lima for being a part of our team.

CONNECT WITH KLR: For more information about Kyle Larson Racing, including apparel, please visit dirt.kylelarsonracing.com, follow @KLRteam on twitter, @klr_team on Instagram and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/KLRteam.

 

 

Brian Brown Racing Welcomes J.D. Welding & Machine as New Partner

Inside Line Promotions - GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. (July 11, 2018) - Brian Brown Racing is pleased to welcome J.D. Welding & Machine as its newest partner.

The company, which is based in Pleasant Hill, Iowa, will adorn Brown's nose wing from the 35th annual Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, this weekend through the 58th annual Knoxville Nationals in mid-August at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa.

"I'm excited to have J.D. Welding & Machine be a part of our program from now through the Knoxville Nationals," Brown said. "Their family has a love for the sport and their business is close to Knoxville. I'm looking forward to learning more about their business and hopefully we can get them into Victory Lane a few times and continue this partnership beyond the Knoxville Nationals. If people need welding or machine work done they should choose the great people at J.D. Welding & Machine."

J.D. Welding & Machine is a metal working and welding specialist that offers metal roofing, sheet metal construction, metal fabrication and more. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/J-D-Welding-Machine-1598043427097509/ .

"Our main business is that we are tank trailer specialists," said Gina Isaacson, who owns the business with her husband, Brian. "We test and repair tanks for the Department of Transportation. We also have welders fabricating. Our guys can build everything.

"We're super excited (to partner with Brian Brown Racing). It's something we've never done before. My husband and I are huge sprint car fans. My husband grew up going to races and camping at Knoxville. My father-in-law started our business in 1989. He passed away three years ago so my husband and I purchased the business and we're trying to build it bigger and better. We're just super excited about this. We hope it takes us into the future with Brian Brown."

SEASON STATS -

34 races, 7 wins, 16 top fives, 18 top 10s, 24 top 15s, 28 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Thursday through Saturday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, for the 35th annual Kings Royal with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.BrianBrownRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrianBrown21

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - J.D. Welding & Machine

J.D. Welding & Machine, which is based in Pleasant Hill, Iowa, is a metal working and welding specialist that offers metal roofing, sheet metal construction, metal fabrication and more. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/J-D-Welding-Machine-1598043427097509/ .

"We're thrilled to have J.D. Welding & Machine as partners through the Knoxville Nationals," Brown said. "They are an Iowa based business close to Knoxville Raceway so for anyone in the area who needs welding or machine work, we recommend J.D. Welding & Machine."

Brown would also like to thank Casey's General Stores, FVP, Impact Signs, Awnings, Wraps, Champion Brands, MC Power, Weld Wheels, Rams Racing, Ditzfeld Transfer, Maxim Racing, Fischer Body Shop, Smiley's Racing Products, MSD Ignition, Housby, Next LED Sports, Hope for the Warriors, Factory Kahne Shocks, C & M Lawn & Landscape, Arctic Cat, Lincoln Electric, K&N Filters, www.HostIowa.net, FSR Racing Products, Ti64, ATL Tanks, Wolfe Eye Clinic, Bell Helmets, Hinchman Uniforms, Clem's Helmets, Vortex Wings, Penray, All Pro Cylinder Heads, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, AkzoNobel, Kenny's Components, Snap-On Tools, Rod End Supply, KSE Racing Products, Winters Performance, Cometic Gaskets, Donovan, ISC Racers Tape, Kinsler Fuel Injection, Racing Optics, 5-hour ENERGY, Hoosier Tires, NGK Spark Plugs, XYZ Machining, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Red Devil Brakes, Schoenfeld Headers, 6B Apparel, Garrett Racing Engines and Fortress Wealth Management for their continued support.

 

 

Strickland’s GMC Presents Kids Bike and Sponsor Night on July 13

 By Clayton Johns

OHSWEKEN, Ont. (July 11, 2018) – After a highly entertaining start to July that saw another competitor earn his first career when Lucas Smith claimed the Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Car feature, Ohsweken Speedway is thrilled to return to action for Kids Bike and Sponsor Night presented by Strickland’s GMC on Friday, July 13.

This week’s Kids Bike Night is a popular night among all fans as drivers from all four weekly divisions purchase bikes to give away to junior fans of all ages. Last season, over 60 bikes were given away. With more than 110 cars signing into the pits each Friday this season, Ohsweken officials expect even more this season.

This week’s edition of Friday Night Excitement is also Sponsor Night, as each race team is afforded the opportunity to invite as many as four of their sponsors to enjoy a night at the racetrack, free of charge.

All four Ohsweken weekly divisions are in action, including the headlining Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Cars, Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Cars, Middleport Mechanical Thunder Stocks and the HRW Automotive Mini Stocks.

Race time is 7:30pm with grandstand gates opening at 6:00pm. Adult admission is just $14 while Seniors (65+) and Youths (13-17) are only $10. Kids aged 7-12 are only $3 and Kids 6 and under are free. This pricing is in effect for all weekly Friday Night Excitement shows in 2018.

Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Cars

Dylan Westbrook’s fifth win of the season in Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Car weekly competition extended his point lead to 46 points over Caistor Centre, Ont. driver Cory Turner, who rebounded from a heat race wreck last Friday to finish eighth in the main event. Jim Huppunen of Fenwick, Ont. sits third in the standings, 24 points back of Turrner, but only a single marker ahead of Pain Court, Ont. driver Tyler Hendricks. Mack DeMan of Mississauga, Ont. occupies fifth in the standings, only three points back of Hendricks. Ryan Turner, Mike Thorne, Chris Steele, Jamie Turner, and Mikey Kruchka round out the top-10.

Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Cars

Lucas Smith’s first career win last week shrunk Jesse Costa’s point lead atop the Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Car division to just 10 points. The two drivers have been weekly podium finishers, in a thrilling back and forth battle so far this season. Scotland, Ont. pilot Shone Evans is third, just 32 points back of the lead while Delhi’s Holly Porter sits fourth and Vanessa driver Hannah Ferrell is currently fifth. Rounding out the top-10 are Aaron Turkey, Jerry Hill, Rob Neely, Jacob Dykstra and Dereck Lemyre.

Middleport Mechanical Thunder Stocks

The Middleport Mechanical Thunder Stocks have a new point leader in Logan Shwedyk. After entering last week’s competition tied with Dave Bailey, Shwedyk’s fourth-place finish now gives him a slim four-point lead over Bailey, who finished sixth last Friday night. After earning his first win of the season, Ken Sargent now sits third in the standings, just six points back of Shwedyk for the lead. Billy Bleich Jr. remains fourth, only 17 points out of third while Trevor DeBoer is fifth, 10 points back of Bleich. Jim Lampman, Christopher Hale, Mark Bazuin, Chase Hess and Kevin Pauls complete the current top-10 with seven races completed.

HRW Automotive Mini Stocks

Nick Masi scored his fourth win of the season last Friday night in HRW Automotive Mini Stock action to retake the point lead from ‘Cheeseburger’ Sean Iftody. The advantage currently sits at eight points, while Gillian Hils is exactly 30 points back of Masi for the division lead. Dusty DeBoer is 23 back of Hils in fourth and Matt Nuell rounds out the top-five with a 12-point deficit to DeBoer. Jonathan Ayrton, Dale Millard, Kyle Wert, Tim DeBoer and Martin Schroeder make-up the remainder of the top-10. About Strickland’s GMC: Strickland’s is a family owned and operated business that has been serving Southwestern Ontario for over 30 years. They have never been afraid to change in order to better serve their customers, but one thing has remained the same – they have always run their company based on the old proverb “Treat others the way you wish to be treated”. Strickland’s is the only full-line General Motors dealer in Brantford and the surrounding area, serving the community for over 90 years. Strickland’s returned as the title sponsor of the Crate Sprint Car division for a third consecutive season in 2016. Strickland’s GMC is located at 19-21 Lynden Road in Brantford, at the intersection of Lynden Road and Wayne Gretzky Parkway, and just 15 minutes from Ohsweken Speedway. Visit Strickland’s GMC online at www.Stricklands.com or call them at 1-800-599-5558.

Canadian Sprint Car Nationals Tickets and Camping Available Now! Advanced reserved seating tickets are on sale now for the 14th annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals on September 14-15 are on sale now! The event features two full nights of Sprint Car action, including Saturday’s $10,000-to-win Feature Event. Visit www.ohswekenspeedway.ticketforce.com or call 519-717-0023 to order and for more information. For the full 2018 schedule of events, click here.

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 and on our official Facebook page.

2018 SEASON Ohsweken Speedway’s 23rd season of weekly Friday Night Excitement features four divisions of racing, including the Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Cars, Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Cars, Middleport Mechanical Thunder Stocks and HRW Automotive Mini Stocks. Visit www.OhswekenSpeedway.com to view the schedule or call (519) 717-0023 for more information.

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 track’ 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 in 2018: Arrow Express, Kool Kidz Ice & Water, Corr/Pak Merchandising Inc., Renway Energy, Case IH O’Neil’s Farm Equipment, Hoosier Tire Canada, EPIC Racewear, McDonald’s Restaurants of Paris & Brantford, Ackland Insurance, Strickland’s GMC, Lucas Oil Products, Burger Barn, Pinty’s Delicious Foods, Creative Edge Signs & Graphics, Insta-Insulation, Middleport Mechanical, HRW Automotive, and Gale’s Auto Aftermarket.

 

 

Pokorski Motorsports tallies top showings in MSA twinbill

(PEDAL DOWN PROMOTIONS) July 10, 2018 – Paul Pokorski and his Pokorski Motorsports team completed a successful doubleheader weekend of Midwest Sprint Car Association action by racking up a pair of impressive top-10 showings.

On Friday, July 13, Pokorski posted a season-best runner-up finish in the MSA portion of the Harry Neitzel Tribute event at the Dodge County Fairgrounds in Beaver Dam, Wis. and came back on Saturday, July 14 to post a sixth-place finish in a Plymouth Dirt Track Racing 360 Sprint Car Mid-Season Championship race at the Sheboygan County Fairgrounds in Plymouth, Wis.

Before a standing room-only crowd at the big half-mile track at the Dodge County Fairgrounds for an event also featuring the Interstate Racing Association 410 Sprint Cars and Dirt Kings Late Models, 23 MSA Sprint Cars checked into the pit area for the second annual Harry Neitzel Tribute Night.

After starting on the outside of the front row in the second MSA eight-lap heat race, Pokorski outpowered polesitter Adam Miller to take the lead in turn one of the opening circuit.

Pokorski survived a pair of caution flags for the stalled machines of Bill Taylor and Ben Schmidt to post his first heat race victory of the 2018 season and 55th overall race triumph of his MSA career.

The 2014 MSA Masters Series champion rolled off for the 20-lap MSA A main from the seventh starting spot and was running inside the top 10 when a five-car incident set off by the flipping car of Al Schlafer in turn three brought out a red flag on lap 3.

After restarting in the seventh spot, Pokorski bolted around Emily Portschy and Travis Arenz to move into the top five. The caution flag was displayed on lap 11 for the stalled machine of Tim Haddy to set up a nine-lap sprint to the finish.

Pokorski restarted in the third position and quickly moved past Justin Miller to assume the runner-up spot on lap 12.

Over the final eight laps, Pokorski found his comfort zone along the high groove on the lightning fast “horsepower half mile” to reel in leader Kevin Karnitz. As the laps wound down, Pokorski was closing quickly. However, Pokorski's bid for victory came up four car lengths short at the finish as he had to settle for a season-best second-place finish behind Karnitz.

“The car was the most comfortable car I have ever had at Dodge County,” Pokorski said. “We tried a couple new things to get it to that point, so I was pretty happy with the result.”

The doubleheader weekend of action continued at The Plymouth Dirt Track on Saturday, July 7 as 20 PDTR Sprint Cars checked in for the Mid-Season Championship Night of racing at the Sheboygan County Fairgrounds.

Pokorski started second in the heat PDTR Sprint Car heat race and wasted no time making a low move on polesitter Tony Wondra in turn four to take the lead on the opening lap. By lap 6, Pokorski had built up a full straightaway advantage over Wondra on the dry, slick racing surface.

The 26-year open-wheel racing veteran cruised the rest of the way to notch his second heat race victory of the weekend.

After lining up sixth in the extended 30-lap Mid-Season Championship Sprint Car A main, Pokorski was running in the eighth position when the second of two caution flags appeared on lap 10 for a spin involving Danny Schlafer and Chris Clayton in turn three.

On the restart, Pokorski ducked low on the predominantly one-lane track to slip past Shane Wenninger on lap 21 and Kenjay Fiedler on lap 23 to secure sixth in the running order.

As the track started to lay rubber along the low line, Pokorski maintained the sixth spot the rest of the way en route to his seventh top-10 A-main showing of the 2018 campaign.

“Saturday night at Plymouth found us facing some very different track conditions,” Pokorski said. “It was not my favorite kind of track for sure. The car was reasonably good, but we still need to do better for the next time we have those conditions.”

On Saturday, July 14, the Pokorski Motorsports team will return to The Plymouth Dirt Track for Autograph Night. Grandstands open at 4:30 p.m. with hot laps at 5:30 p.m. and racing slated to begin at 6 p.m.

After the races, the team encourages fans to visit the No. 4 Sprint Car pit area for autographs, treats and gifts courtesy of Pokorski Motorsports.

The Pokorski Motorsports sponsors for the 2018 season include: Quest Engineering Inc., Acme Armature Works Inc., Goeden's Auto Body, Goodwin Racing Engines, Jens, Reinbold & Pfeffer Family Funeral Services & Crematory, 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.pedaldownpromotions.com. Pokorski Motorsports Sponsor Showcase – Quest Engineering Inc. Pokorski Motorsports will like to welcome Quest Engineering of Richfield, Wis. as a new sponsor for the 2018 racing season. Quest Engineering focuses solely on full overlay cabinetry and complimenting custom products, including kitchen, bath, closets, garage, entertainment and commercial casework projects. Quest’s skilled team of customer advocates, product specialists, engineers, production managers and operations team rely on a continuous improvement philosophy to pave the road to success. Founded as a contract wood products fabricator in West Bend by brothers Chris and Todd Lefeber in 2001, Quest operated on mostly manual machines until adding CNC equipment and parametric engineering software to its repertoire in 2006. In late 2008, Quest Engineering made the move from a direct sales to a dealer sales model with an increased focus on its capacity as a manufacturer. Quest moved from its original facility in West Bend to a newly renovated production facility in Richfield in fall 2012. In May 2015, working with equipment, software, and special service vendors, Quest expanded with the addition of a second manufacturing plant. Housing a flexible casework production cell, a custom fabrication cell and a small warehouse, a new facility in Jackson was opened, featuring a design center and showroom. “We spent time working on new sponsorship for this year and we are very excited to have Quest Engineering on board with us for 2018,” Pokorski said. “Quest is a local manufacturer of quality cabinets and we encourage our fans to check out their line of products.” Pokorski Motorsports invites you to contact Quest Engineering Inc. by phone at 262-334-4949 or by visiting www.questcabinets.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.pedaldownpromotions.com or call 920-323-7970.

2018 Pokorski Motorsports Upcoming Schedule Saturday, July 14 – Plymouth Dirt Track, Plymouth, Wis. Saturday, July 21 – Plymouth Dirt Track, Plymouth, Wis. Saturday, July 28 – Plymouth Dirt Track, Plymouth, Wis. Saturday, August 4 – Plymouth Dirt Track, Plymouth, Wis.

2018 Pokorski Motorsports By The Numbers Total Events – 12 MSA events – 11 IRA events - 1 A Main Victories – 0 Top Five A Main Finishes – 2 Top 10 A Main Finishes – 7 Heat Race Victories – 2

 

 

BIG CEDAR RUN: Gravel Scores Top-5's at Cedar Lake Speedway in Wisconsin Brad Doty Classic and annual Kings Royal weekend challenges Gravel and team

CARLISLE, PA. - July 9, 2018 - David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports team continue to get hot during the summer months. A pair of top-5's at Wisconsin's Cedar Lake Speedway have the organization looking forward to the beginning of the famed 'Month of Money.'

On the opening night at Cedar Lake Speedway, Gravel and the #5 car timed in 4th before finishing second in both the heat race and the Craftsman Club dash.

"I definitely didn't want to see that yellow late in the race," said Gravel, pilot of the Big Game Treestands, J.R.C. Transportation Inc., C&S Lawn & Landscape #5. "My car was getting better as the race went on and that reset the field so that Brad Sweet (race leader and eventual winner) could get some clean air."

(Photo credit: DB III Imaging)

Night number two of the FVP Platinum Battery Showdown was just as exciting as Gravel timed in 13th, finished 4th in his heat race and started the feature in 10th.

"Qualifying just set us behind for the night," explained Gravel. "The track was good enough so that we could make up some positions in the feature. We had fun coming through the field but don't really want to be put in that situation. Time trials can come down to preparation and, sometimes, sheer luck. Hopefully we get some more luck on our side in the upcoming races."

The 'Month of Money' is now upon Gravel and the team as the annual Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic at Attica (Ohio) Raceway Park takes place on Tuesday, July 10th. Following that even will be three nights of competition at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio for the prestigious Kings Royal weekend.

"Attica is a place I ran a ton with the All-Stars and we won the Doty last year so we're pretty confident heading in to it," commented Gravel. "We've been hit or miss at Eldora and want to get back on the right track. The Royal itself is a crown jewel event that we want to add to our trophy case. It will take a ton of hard work but we're certainly capable of pulling it off."

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2018 STATS:

Events: 37

Quick Times: 3

Wins: 4

Top-5's: 23

Top-10's: 31

Heat Race Wins: 18

Dash Wins: 1

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 Craftsman Sprint Car Series event.

JOIN THE CRAFTSMAN CLUB: CJB Motorsports gets the job done in the pits with Craftsman tools. Craftsman, one of the most enduring names in the tool industry, is a proud partner of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. You can experience the benefits of this legendary brand by joining the Craftsman Club here. CJB Motorsports would like to express their gratitude to Craftsman for supplying the team with dependable tools for their use, night in and night out.

DRIVER GEAR:

Click here for David Gravel's apparel.

ABOUT CJB MOTORSPORTS: CJB Motorsports is a winged, 410 sprint car team that competes across the country with driver David Gravel. Founded in 2005, the Chad and Jenn Clemens 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: Mainstream Holdings, Big Game Treestands, Muddy,Weikert's Live stock J.R.C.Transportation Inc., Bairs Tree Service, Nyce, Crete & Landis Block and Concrete, Henry Dunn Insurance, C&S Lawn and Landscape, Ecynbro Trucking

Manufacturers: Astro Titanium, All Star Performance, ATL Fuel Cells, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Butlerbuilt, Cometic Gaskets, Energy Release, Fastener Specialties, FK Rod Ends, Factory Kahne Shocks, High Performance Lubricants, HRP Wings, Kinsler Fuel Injection, Kistler Engines, KSE Racing Products, Lincoln Welders, Moose Blocks, Inc., MSD Ignition, Outerwears, Safety-Klean, Saldana Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, Schroeder Torsion Bars, Simpson, Sweet Engineering, Textron Offroad, Walker Performance Filters, Weld Racing, Wilwood Brakes, Winters Performance.

 

 

PST Weekly Round Up: Busy Month Ahead for Patriots

By Curtis Berleue (Sodus, NY) | After a few long weeks off, some scheduled and some thanks to Mother Nature, the Patriot Sprint Tour will return to action this weekend at Woodhull Raceway, kicking off a busy string of 7 events over the next four weekends.

In two previous attempts this season, Mother Nature has been victorious twice over the Patriot Sprint Tour at Woodhull Raceway thus far. The originally scheduled spring visit in May was postponed until June 23 due to rain and cold temperatures. The June make-up was then lost to an extremely unfavorable forecast as well. Drivers, teams and fans alike are hoping that the third time will indeed be the charm this weekend at the ‘Highbanks’ for the tours annual July visit.

Last summer at Woodhull Raceway multi-time series champion Bryan Howland went two-for-two, winning both the spring (May) event and mid-summer (July) spectacular. In 2016, tour veterans Jared Zimbardi and George Suprick were victorious.

Following this weekends action will be the highly anticipated ‘Canadian Triple Treat’ weekend. A three-race series will be contested at Ohsweken Speedway on Friday July 20, Brockville-Ontario Speedway on Saturday July 21 and culminate at Cornwall Motor Speedway on Sunday July 22. Following suit with the theme of “3’s”, each event will pay $3,333 to win and $333 to start (USD). The events will also award show-up points for the overall 2018 PST championship, and a separate mini-series points tally will be kept as well.

The next two weekends after that will see three nights of PST competition at Outlaw Speedway in Dundee, NY. First up on July 27 & 28 will be the Outlaw 360 Summer Nationals, with preliminary events held on Friday and the $6,000 to win main event on Saturday. Then the following Friday, August 3, the tour will return for the annual Celebrity Night, in conjunction with the stars of NASCAR just down the road at Watkins Glen International.

For more information on this weekends event at Woodhull Raceway, be sure to visit www.WoodhullRaceway.com and www.PatriotSprintTour.com, along with ‘liking’ the Patriot Sprint Tour on Facebook and following @PatriotSprints on Twitter and Instagram. Hotel information for the Canadian Triple Treat weekend has also been made available on the Patriot Sprint Tour website.

The Patriot Sprint Tour recognizes the following marketing partners for the 2018 season: A-Verdi Storage Containers, Hoosier Racing Tires, Prestige Pool & Spa, Einstein Construction Group, Bonnell’s Rod Shop, Fine Touch Collision, Mike Emhof Motorsports Inc., Super Gen Products with Champion Power Equipment, Patriot Tank Lines, Danny Willmes Enterprises, Casey’s Truck Salvage, Just Signs & Designs, Brodix Cylinder Heads, Sunoco Race Fuels, Insinger Performance, Shuttleworth Asphalt Sealing, ASI Racewear and CBP Media.

 

 

BRODY ROA SCORES HARD EARNED USAC/CRA WIN AT SANTA MARIA!

(Cypress, CA, July 10, 2018) Garden Grove, California racing star Brody Roa put on a show and came from the tenth starting spot to win the 30-lap USAC/CRA main event at the Santa Maria Raceway last Saturday night. It was his second USAC/CRA win this season. Dating back to last year he has two wins and a second-place finish in the last three series races at Santa Maria.
Coming into the night, Roa was third in USAC/CRA points and he was coming off a third-place finish two weeks earlier at the series home track, Perris Auto Speedway. Things at Santa Maria did not start out on a promising note for the 27-year-old. His qualifying lap of 13.991 was only good for 10th in the 19-car field.

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The abnormal qualifying result put Roa on the pole for his 10-lap heat race. Back in form, he led it green to checkered for a convincing win. While the triumph was impressive, the qualifying performance still looked like it was going to haunt him in the main event as he would have to start on the outside of the fifth row in the tenth spot. If he was going to win, he would have to pass a lot of cars and dodge some bullets on the way.

Once the green flag opened the main, Roa began a methodical march towards the front that included some caution to get through a rough first turn. He advanced two spots to eighth on the first circuit. By the end of the fifth lap, he was in the number five spot.

After an elongated battle, Roa used the inside to take the third spot at the halfway point and then set his sights on the lead duo. He chased down the second-place car and used another inside pass coming out of turn four on the 20th lap to secure that position. At that point, he had passed eight cars, but to get the ninth car and take the lead was going to take some serious work.

With the leader running the top Roa was going to have to use the inside and middle to get the job done. Lap after lap he inched closer and as the 27th go around concluded, he was nearly dead even for the lead. Going into a rough turn one, he tried to slide up in front of the front-running car for the top spot but was held at bay. Things were different in turns three and four. Roa had worked perfectly at that end of the track all race long. He went low into turn three and slid wide coming off the corner and secured first place. Two laps later, the checkered flag waved and the #91R had the win by nearly a half straightaway.

In addition to winning the main event, the black and green suited driver was also the race “Hard Charger” picking up nine positions from his tenth place starting spot. The victory also vaulted him back into second in the year-long championship point standings.

“That was about the toughest Santa Maria I have ever raced on,” an elated Roa told the crowd after climbing out of the car. “You bike up sometimes getting into one. You had to be patient and let the car settle down. I just went to where they weren’t, and it worked out. We have a good package here (referring to his team). If the driver could work on qualifying a bit, I think we have got something.”

While it was his second USAC/CRA win of the year, it was his fifth sprint car victory. The five 2018 triumphs have come in three different series. Two of the other successes came in the USAC West Coast Series and another occurred in the Ventura Racing Association.

Good news for the Brody Roa Performance crew and bad news for the competition is that the next race in the USAC/CRA series is back at Santa Maria on August 4th. Before that, the team will be more than busy. Next week it will embark on a trip to Indiana for the USAC National Sprint Car Series’ grueling Indiana Sprint Week. Starting on July 20th at Gas City I-69 Speedway, the #91R will race seven times at seven different tracks in just nine days.

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Brody Roa t-shirts and caps are available from the team’s website at the following link http://www.brodyroa.com/. The cost is $20.00 plus shipping. You can see the new shirt design below. The shirts will be available in the pits at every race during Indiana Sprint Week.

Roa is still looking for rides in the USAC National and West Coast Series’ when his USAC/CRA schedule (which is at the end of this release) permits. Car owners from those series interested in hiring Roa can call him at 714-932-7994.

For fans who would like to watch Roa’s 2018 racing exploits, they can do so via LoudPedal Productions pay per view site: https://loudpedal.tv/

The BR Performance team would like to thank the following sponsors for making the 2018 season possible: HD Industries, Burris Racing, “Biker” Bruce Fisher, Molecule, K-1 Race Gear, Norma Leonard, Lee Leonard, NGK Spark Plugs, Baldwin Filters, Driven Racing Oil, Coffman Racing Graphics, hotpaint4u.com. If you or your company would like to join BR Performance’s championship contending team, please call 714-932-7994.

Fans wishing to stay completely up to date with Brody Roa and the BR Performance squad can do so on the team’s website http://www.brodyroa.com/ and Facebook page at the following link: https://www.facebook.com/br91r/

Date Venue Event Finish
2-28 Las Vegas Motor Speedway USAC West Coast Sprint Cars 19th A Main
3-1 Las Vegas Motor Speedway USAC West Coast Sprint Cars 1st A Main
3-3 Perris Auto Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars Rained Out
3-9 Canyon Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars 4TH A Main
3-10 Canyon Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars Rained Out
4-7 Keller Auto Speedway USAC West Coast Sprint Cars 1ST A Main
4-14 Thunderbowl Raceway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars 3rd A Main
4-21 Perris Auto Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars 2nd A Main
4-28 Ventura Raceway Ventura Racing Association 1st A Main
5-5 Ventura Raceway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars 1st A Main
5-19 Thunderbowl Raceway UASC West Coast Sprint Cars 14th A Main
5-26 Perris Auto Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars 11th A Main
6-8 I-80 Speedway USAC National Sprint Cars 14th A Main
6-9 Knoxville Raceway USAC National Sprint Cars 5th A Main
6-23 Perris Auto Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars 3rd A Main
6-23 SoCal Fair Motorcycle Speedway KT100 Karts 1st A Main
7-7 Santa Maria Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars 1st A Main
7-20 Gas City I-69 Speedway USAC National Sprint Cars
7-21 Kokomo Speedway USAC National Sprint Cars
7-22 Lawrenceburg Speedway USAC National Sprint Cars
7-25 Terre Haute Action Track USAC National Sprint Cars
7-26 Lincoln Park Speedway USAC National Sprint Cars
7-27 Bloomington Speedway USAC National Sprint Cars
7-28 Tri-State Speedway USAC National Sprint Cars
8-4 Santa Maria Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
8-18 Perris Auto Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
9-1 Calistoga Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
9-2 Calistoga Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
9-3 Petaluma Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
9-6 Silver Dollar Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
9-7 Ocean Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
9-8 Keller Auto Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
9-22 Perris Auto Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
9-28 Arizona Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
9-29 Arizona Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
10-20 Perris Auto Speedway USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
11-2 Arizona Speedway USAC National & CRA Sprint Cars
11-3 Arizona Speedway USAC National & CRA Sprint Cars
11-8 Perris Auto Speedway USAC National & CRA Sprint Cars
11-9 Perris Auto Speedway USAC National & CRA Sprint Cars
11-10 Perris Auto Speedway USAC National & CRA Sprint Cars
11-21 Ventura Raceway USAC West Coast Sprint Cars
11-22 Ventura Raceway USAC West Coast Sprint Cars

Release produced by Scott Daloisio (909) 226-7768 or mailto:sdaloisiosports@aol.com

 

 

Championship Chase Action Heats Up this Saturday at Dodge City Raceway Park

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (July 10, 2018) – Just as the summer temperatures continue to intensify, so do the championship points battles at Dodge City Raceway Park.

And it will continue on Saturday night with another round of action atop the 3/8-mile clay oval in southwest Kansas featuring the IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks.

Saturday’s racing action will go green at 7:30 p.m.

With the first half of the season in the books, the quintet of Brian Herbert (DCRP Sprint Cars), Nick Link (IMCA Modifieds), Jeff Kaup (IMCA Sport Modifieds), Shannon Maughlin (IMCA Stock Cars) and Reagan Sellard (IMCA Hobby Stocks) lead the way in their respective point chases.

The DCRP Sprint Cars have this weekend off and will return to action on the July 27 Driver Appreciation Night.

Kaup and Sellard are both reigning DRRP track champions while Link looks to add a second championship in three years after taking the 2016 track title in the Modified ranks.

Neither the Sprint Cars nor Modifieds have seen a repeat winner yet this season. The IMCA Modifieds have offered up four winners in as many races thus far with Kevin Gray, Brendon Gemmill, Nick Link and Clay Sellard each looking to become the first repeat winner of the season on Saturday night.

The parity in the IMCA Modified ranks has Rolla’s Link just 13 points ahead of Gray with another half-dozen racers including William Nusser, Jack Kirchoff, Mike Lunow, Kale Beavers, Ryan Heger and Joel Lane with 46 points of the top spot.

Woodward’s Kaup holds the most commanding of leads with an 86-point advantage over Brian May in the IMCA Sport Modifieds while Maughlin is just 16 markers ahead of Dusty Witthuhn in the IMCA Stock Cars and Sellard is now 25 points ahead of Dan Rogers in the IMCA Hobby Stocks after a wild finish last time out.

Admission to Saturday night’s championship chase action at Dodge City Raceway Park is just $15 for adults while children 11 and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Pit passes are $30.

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dodge City located at 201 4th Avenue is the official lodging partner of Dodge City Raceway Park. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites official internet site is located at www.hiexpress.com/DodgeCity/HIExpress. Race fans staying at the Holiday Inn & Suites Dodge City will want to request the special DCRP rate for their visit when making reservations.

In total, the 2018 season at Dodge City Raceway Park is slated for 17 nights of action. The complete 2018 schedule of events at Dodge City Raceway Park is available at http://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.

 

 

Carney Ready for Western Sprint Tour “Speedweek Northwest”

Lonnie Wheatley, EL PASO, Texas (July 10, 2018) – After three nights of California competition last week, El Paso’s John Carney II and the Clayton Snow No. 7 Sprint Car team have journeyed northward to Oregon to take in the Western Sprint Tour’s “Speedweek Northwest”.

The “Speedweek Northwest” will encompass five nights of competition from Tuesday night through Saturday beginning with the opening round at Coos Bay Speedway.

From there, competition shifts to Lebanon’s Willamette Speedway on Wednesday and then Banks’ Sunset Speedway Park on Thursday before wrapping up with a Cottage Grove Speedway double on Friday and Saturday.

“I’m looking forward to it,” Carney says. “I’ve never seen any of these tracks before, but I don’t think that should have any real bearing on our results.”

Carney and crew showed good speed in California last week even if the results don’t necessarily reflect it.

The week started at Marysville Raceway Park on Tuesday night and Carney was fast right out of the box.

“I had never seen the place before and we were the quickest car in hot laps and then set fast time in qualifying by about three-tenths of a second,” Carney recalls.

A heat race miscalculation put the team behind the eight ball though.

“I guess we didn’t put enough fuel in after qualifying and we ran out in the heat race,” Carney says. “That put us in a jam. We had to run the ‘B’ and got wrecked on a restart.”

The following night at Chico’s Silver Dollar Speedway got off to another good start before misfortune struck again.

“We timed in sixth, then we started the heat in third and was running in second when we had an engine failure,” Carney explains of the shortened night.

After a pair of off nights, it was back to racing action with the Sprint Car Challenge Tour at the Stockton Dirt Track on Saturday night.

“That place has been a thorn in my side since I started coming out here it seems like,” Carney says.

And it looked like that may continue. But, after timing in 25th among the field of 39 entries, Carney salvaged the night by racing to a solid 12th-place finish.

“We didn’t time in well at all, but then we were able to run up to fourth in the heat race to get locked into the feature,” Carney says. “We struggled early in the ‘A’, we started 16th and fell back to 20th. It started slicking off a little and I started picking them off. We got to tenth, then I got loose on the last lap and lost a couple of spots.”

It was still a strong outing after losing the primary powerplant at Chico earlier in the week.

“With the long straightaways at Stockton and the tire with the softer sidewalls, being down on power wasn’t the greatest combination,” Carney explains. “We were still able to make a good night out of it though.”

With five nights of new tracks awaiting the El Paso, Texas, native, Carney will look to add to his season win total of four beginning on Tuesday night at Coos Bay.

John Carney Racing is made possible by the support of invaluable partners including Mesilla Valley Transportation, Vado Speedway Park, South Plains Auto Transport, Danny Sander Construction, CSR Garage, Briley Trucking, Momentum Racing Suspensions, Performance Plus, Performance Motor Coach, Raider Graphix, MSD Ignition and Joe Hunt Magnetos.

Up Next: Western Sprint Tour “Speedweek Northwest”

Tuesday – Coos Bay Speedway (Coos Bay, OR)

Wednesday – Willamette Speedway (Lebanon, OR)

Thursday – Sunset Speedway Park (Banks, OR)

Friday – Cottage Grove Speedway (Cottage Grove, OR)

Saturday – Cottage Grove Speedway (Cottage Grove, OR)

Keep Track: Keep track of John Carney II’s on-track action including schedule and results at https://www.johncarneyracing.com/ and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/JohnCarneyRacing/.

If you would like John Carney 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.

 

 

McIntosh Back on Track for “Tuesday Night Thunder” and Valley Double

Lonnie Wheatley, BIXBY, Okla. (July 10, 2018) – After a couple of idle weekends, Cannon McIntosh and the RL Hudson/Toyota-TRD No. 08 Midget team are set to get back into action.

The 15-year-old will make his USAC National Midget debut in the “Tuesday Night Thunder” event at Meeker, Oklahoma’s Red Dirt Raceway that kicks off Mid-America Midget Week. From there, the team will tackle the POWRi National Midget League double at Grain Valley, Missouri’s Valley Speedway on Friday and Saturday.

“It’s time to get strapped back in, I’m looking forward to it,” McIntosh says. “We have had good speed, we just have to finish some races.”

Mixing in several winged 360-ci Sprint Car starts along the way, McIntosh currently sits fifth in POWRi West Midget points despite missing several events.

The young shoe has posted three top-five finishes along the way, including a season-best third-place run at Valley Speedway against the POWRi National ranks on May 4. He has also flashed some dazzling speed atop the ¼-mile Red Dirt Raceway in a pair of POWRi West Midget League appearances.

He’ll look to use that experience to his advantage as he takes on the USAC forces on Tuesday and then the POWRi ranks on Friday and Saturday.

Along with RL Hudson and Toyota-TRD, other marketing partners making the ambitious 2018 slate of events possible includes American Discount, Complete Auto Care, Best Graphics, Fieldhouse Gear, Precision Inspection, Sanders and Associates, Panels by Smoke, Walker Performance, Sanders Wheels, American Discount Brake and Muffler, D&N Fabrication and Car and Fleet.

2018 Quick Stats: 18 races, 4 top-fives, 8 top-tens.

Up Next: USAC Midgets on Tuesday night (July 10) at Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, OK, and then POWRi Midgets at Valley Speedway in Grain Valley, MO, on Friday and Saturday.

Keep Track: Keep track of Cannon McIntosh’s on-track action including schedule and results at https://www.facebook.com/cmacracing/.

If you would like Cannon McIntosh 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.

 

 

Reutzel Ready for First Doty & Kings Royal Events

Lonnie Wheatley, CLUTE, Texas (July 10, 2018) – Aaron Reutzel and the Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports No. 87 Sprint Car team came out of the gates with guns-a’-blazin’ at the outset of the 2018 season. And it’s a trend that has continued.

The Clute, TX, racer picked off his first career World of Outlaws win early on in the season and has since racked up a handful of All Star Circuit of Champions feature wins to firmly entrench himself in the series championship battle aboard the Folkens Brothers Trucking/Dissolvalloy Downhole Revolution Triple-X Sprint Car.

So, it was only a matter of time until the inevitable week of disappointing outings occurred.

And that was last week with struggles in three rounds of Pennsylvania Speedweek and then an All Star card.

“Long story short, we sucked all week,” Reutzel summed up.

Reutzel and the Precision Catalyst/Hollywood Blasting & Coating/Beard Equipment crew look to get back to their winning ways beginning with Tuesday night’s “Brad Doty Classic” at Ohio’s Attica Raceway Park and then three nights of action at Rossburg’s Eldora Speedway that culminates with the $50,000-to-win Kings Royal on Saturday night.

It will be Reutzel’s first attempt at either event.

“We’ve been going through everything, so we should be ready to go,” Reutzel says.

The trials and tribulations of last week began with a Tuesday night card at Bechtelsville’s Grandview Speedway, where Reutzel held down sixth in the feature aboard the Nattress Construction/Momentum Racing Suspensions entry. At least until trouble arose in the form of a broken hood that ultimately forced him pitside.

Action moved on to Port Royal Speedway on Wednesday where more problems persisted. “We had a horrible vibration all night, it ended up being a left front that was way out of balance,” Reutzel said after making an early exit from the feature.

After racing into the feature once again on Thursday night at Maryland’s Hagerstown Speedway, the struggles of the week continued with just a 14th-place finish. “We just never could get a good handle on it,” Reutzel sums up.

All Star Circuit of Champions action resumed on Saturday night at Hartford, Ohio’s Sharon Speedway with Reutzel salvaging an 18th-place showing on the night. “It was basically the same as Hagerstown for us, we just never got a handle on the track,” Reutzel wraps up.

Reutzel and crew look to get back on track as the “Month of Money” kicks into full swing this week. Reutzel has posted a pair of seventh-place finishes at Attica earlier this season and scored a podium finish in World of Outlaws action at Eldora Speedway.

2018 Quick Stats: 39 races, 6 wins, 15 top-fives, 20 top-tens.

Up Next:

Tuesday, July 10 – World of Outlaws “Brad Doty Classic” at Attica (OH) Raceway Park

Thursday, July 12 – World of Outlaws “Jokers Wild” at Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, OH)

Friday, July 13 – World of Outlaws “Knight before the Kings Royal” at Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, OH)

Saturday, July 14 – World of Outlaws “Kings Royal” at Eldora Speedway (Rossburg, OH)

For those unable to catch the action in person, all four of these events are available via PPV at www.dirtvision.com.

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.

 

 

Sunshine Set for Mid-America Midget Week after Sprintacular Score

Lonnie Wheatley, INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 10, 2018) – Tyler Courtney soared to the top of the USAC Amsoil National Sprint Car point charts by racking up his seventh overall win of the year in Friday night’s “Sprintacular” event at Putnamville, Indiana’s Lincoln Park Speedway.

“Sunshine” will try to make the same upwards move in the USAC Midget ranks with this week’s Mid-America Midget Week that encompasses five nights of competition throughout Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and Missouri beginning on Tuesday before wrapping up on Sunday night.

Courtney began Friday night’s USAC “Bill Gardner Sprintacular” by timing in fourth-quick on the evening aboard the Clauson-Marshall-Newman Racing Priority Aviation No. 7bc Sprint Car before rallying from sixth to win his heat race.

Gridding the feature field in fifth, “Sunshine” ultimately raced into the lead on the 23rd of 30 laps en route to his fifth series win of the year and propelled himself into the points lead in the process.

“I’ve never won at Lincoln Park before, it’s always kinda cool to win at places that you haven’t done it before,” Courtney says.

The win also held some special meaning for Courtney.

“My grandparents owned Lincoln Park for 16 years so that made it even more special to get a win there,” Courtney explains. “I was young so I didn’t spend a lot of time there, but I guess I went to my first race there when I was about two weeks old.”

With another Sprint Car triumph in the books, Courtney looks to add some additional Midget wins to the ledger aboard the Clauson-Marshall Racing Driven2SaveLives/Indiana Donor Network No. 7bc Midget beginning with “Tuesday Night Thunder” at Meeker, Oklahoma’s Red Dirt Raceway.

From there, the week continues at Solomon Valley Raceway in Beloit, KS, on Wednesday night with the “Chad McDaniel Memorial” before moving on to Fairbury, Nebraska’s Jefferson County Speedway for the “Midwest Midget Championship” on Friday and Saturday and then wrapping up at Missouri’s Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex on Sunday.

It’s a week that can be crucial in the USAC Midget championship chase.

“We need to have a great week,” Courtney says. “And if any of the guys ahead of us have a bad night or two, we have to be able to capitalize.”

Courtney capitalized to take over the Sprint Car points lead on Friday. He’ll try to do the same in the Midget ranks this week.

2018 Quick Stats: 37 races, 7 wins, 24 top-fives, 27 top-tens.

Up Next: USAC National Midgets “Mid-America Midget Week”

Tuesday, July 10 – Red Dirt Raceway (Meeker, OK)

Wednesday, July 11 – Solomon Valley Raceway (Beloit, KS)

Friday, July 13 – Jefferson County Speedway (Fairbury, NE)

Saturday, July 14 – Jefferson County Speedway (Fairbury, NE)

Sunday, July 15 – Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex (Sweet Springs, MO)

Keep Track: Keep track of Tyler Courtney’s on-track action including schedule and results at www.tylercourtney.com.

If you would like Tyler Courtney 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.

 

 

Bacon Prepped for USAC’s Midwest Midget Week

Lonnie Wheatley, WINCHESTER, Ind. (July 10, 2018) – After last Friday’s USAC “Sprintacular” at Indiana’s Lincoln Park Speedway, Brady Bacon is set to shift back into Midget action aboard the FMR No. 76 for this week’s USAC Midwest Midget Week.

And it begins close to home for the Broken Arrow, OK, native with action kicking off at Meeker, Oklahoma’s Red Dirt Raceway with some “Tuesday Night Thunder”. From there, action shifts to Beloit, Kansas’ Solomon Valley Raceway on Wednesday night for the “Chad McDaniel Memorial”. Competition resumes on Friday and Saturday with the “Midwest Midget Championship” at Fairbury, Nebraska’s Jefferson County Speedway and then wraps up Sunday at Missouri’s Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex.

With just a half dozen USAC Midget events in the books thus far in the 2018 campaign, Bacon sits a close sixth in points going into the critical week of competition.

Bacon enters the week after Friday night’s USAC “Sprintacular” at Putnamville, IN. And it looked to be a promising night aboard The Joie of Seating No. 99 Sprint Car after timing in third quickest among the 37-car field and then transferring through heat race action to earn the sixth starting position for the feature.

However, a flattened left rear tire just two laps into the feature sent Bacon to the work area and then to the tail of the field to start his charge anew. Bacon made the most of it by rallying back through the field to salvage an eleventh-place finish on the night.

The USAC Midwest Midget Week will mark Bacon’s first Midget competition since Indiana Midget Week wrapped up in early June with Bacon posting a pair of sixth-place finishes in the final two rounds.

Brady Bacon Racing is bolstered by the support of partners including Fatheadz Eyewear, Tel-Star Technology/Port City Raceway, Gene Frankowiak, Cimarron Cycle Works, Priority Aviation, Triple-X Race Co., FMR Racing, FK Indy, Heath Clips Lawn Care, Elliot’s Custom Trailers and Carts, B&S Cattle, Lucas Oil Products, Kiser’s Truck and Auto, Smiley’s Racing Products, Keizer Wheels, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions, FK Rod Ends, DMI, Walker Filters, ProGlide Coatings, Octane Ink, CP Carrillo, PAC Racing Allstar Performance, Simpson Racing Products, Driver Websites, Engler Machine and Tool, Wilwood Engineering, Schroth Racing, Smith Precision Products, KSE Racing Products, King Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, FSR Radiators, LRB Mfg. Indy Race Parts and Imperial Wagyu Beef.

2018 Quick Stats: 50 races, 5 wins, 22 top-fives, 30 top-tens.

Up Next: USAC National Midgets “Midwest Midget Week”

Tuesday, July 10 – Red Dirt Raceway (Meeker, OK)

Wednesday, July 11 – Solomon Valley Raceway (Beloit, KS)

Friday, July 13 – Jefferson County Speedway (Fairbury, NE)

Saturday, July 14 – Jefferson County Speedway (Fairbury, NE)

Sunday, July 15 – Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex (Sweet Springs, MO)

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.

 

 

Mountain Democrat Kids Bike Night takes place at Placerville Speedway this Saturday

By Gary Thomas

Placerville, CA – July 10, 2018…This Saturday night the El Dorado County Fairgrounds located Placerville Speedway is geared up to host the annual Mountain Democrat Kids Bike Night and Red Hawk Casino championship point race number 11.

Divisions set to converge at the quarter-mile will include the Thompson’s Auto Group Winged 360 Sprint Cars, Ltd. Late Models, Pure Stocks and Dwarf Cars. All kids 11 and under will receive free admission into the grandstand on Saturday July 14. As always kids will have the opportunity to race their bikes on the speedway following heat race competition this weekend. Russell Motorsports Inc. will also be giving away two bikes to a pair of lucky children during the night.

"This is always a great night for the kids and all the families to come out and enjoy an evening of racing at Placerville Speedway," said RMI President Scott Russell. "Kids Bike Night has been one of the long-standing events here and we're happy to allow those 11 and under free to the races this weekend. The younger generation is the future of our sport, so we hope to see a lot of little ones in Placerville on Saturday."

Going into Saturday the Thompson’s Auto Group Winged 360 Sprint Cars have seen six different winners in the six events held thus far. Auburn’s Andy Forsberg is searching to add a sixth career track title to his resume and holds a 21-point lead over Hollister’s Tony Gualda in the standings. Forsberg has one win on the season while Gualda has been knocking on the door all year long. Placerville’s Jimmy Trulli ranks third in the standings, with rookie contenders Shane Hopkins of Cameron Park and Jodie Robinson of Foresthill completing the top-five.

Matt Michelli continues to lead the Ltd. Late Model standings as he searches to make it back to back championships at the Placerville Speedway. The division has also seen quite a bit of parity this season with five winners in the six events held. Jay Norton has moved to second in the points with Eddie Gardner, Tyler Lightfoot ad Ray Trimble rounding out the top-five. During the most recent event on Independence Day it was traveler Clay Daly who picked up the victory driving for Matt Davis.

The Pure Stocks have seen a close battle all season up front and Scott Grunert will bring a six-point advantage over Jason Palmer into Mountain Democrat Kids Bike Night. Palmer has led the way with five wins this season but had some tough luck on Independence Day that left him with a DNF. Rounding out the top-five in the standings going into the ninth point race of the season are Kevin Jinkerson, Lonnie Lennard and Nick Baldwin.

The colorful coupes of the Nor-Cal Dwarf Car Association will visit the speedway for third time in 2018. The prior two appearances have been captured by Danny Wagner and Ryan Winter. Adult tickets this Saturday will cost $15, while seniors 62 plus, military and juniors 12-17 will be $13, children 11 and under are free! Tickets can also be purchased online by clicking https://www.universe.com/events/2018-placerville-speedway-championship-race-11-mtn-democrat-bike-night-tickets-placerville-JZX8BP

The pit gate will open at 2pm, with the front grandstand gate opening at 3pm. A happy hour will be offered from 4pm-6pm in the grandstands featuring discounted Coors Light and Coors Original at the beer stand. Drivers meeting will be held at 4:30pm, with cars on track for wheel packing at 5. Hot laps, qualifying and racing will follow.

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

The Placerville Speedway would like to thank all of its partners for their support this season including Red Hawk Casino, Hoosier Racing Tires, Coors Light, Thompson’s Auto Group, Absolute Auto Glass, ADCO Driveline and Custom Exhaust, Bear Republic Brewing, Beef’N’Brew, Capital Ace Hardware, Carol Russell Bookkeeping Service, Chris Kenner Racing Specialties/ Security Race Products, Campora Propane, Davies Family Inn, High Sierra Industries, Poor Reds BBQ, Les Schwab Tires, the Paint Spot, Riebies Auto Parts, Shadow Ridge Ranch, The Critter Getter, Mountain Democrat, Union Mortgage and Windfall Media.

Join over 10,000 followers of Placerville Speedway on Facebook, where you can keep abreast of updates for the 2018 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 2017 sponsorship opportunities at the office.

Upcoming events at Placerville Speedway:

Saturday July 14: Winged 360 Sprint Cars, Ltd. Late Models, Pure Stocks, Dwarf Cars | Mtn. Democrat Kids Bike Night

Saturday July 21: Winged 360 Sprint Cars, C&H Veteran Ent. presents Hunt Magnetos Wingless Tour, Pure Stocks, Mini Trucks | Night on the Water

Saturday July 28: King of the West-NARC Fujitsu 410 Sprint Car Series, Midget Lites, Vintage Hardtops | Summer Nationals - Enclave Night Presented by Thompson’s Buick/ GMC Dealership

 

 

Cory Turner Rebounds From Friday Wreck For Second Win of Season at Brighton
Cory Turner celebrates his second win of the season with his Hill's Racing and Team Turner crew at Brighton Speedway on Saturday, July 7. (Southern Ontario Sprints photo).
CAISTOR CENTRE, Ont. (July 10, 2018) – Cory Turner had a rollercoaster weekend of Sprint Car action, but when the dust settled he walked away with his second win of the season. Turner was in action at Ohsweken Speedway on Friday, July 6 and at Brighton Speedway with the Southern Ontario Sprints on Saturday, July 7.

The weekend started with what appeared to be a promising heat race. Turner quickly drove from fourth to second and was looking to track down leader Chris Steele, when the car suddenly darted to the right while racing through turn four.

“The stud that holds the tie-rod broke and just sent us in the hay bales in turn four,” Turner explained. “I thought the car was going to be a lot worse than it was. We spent the rest of the night trying to get it back together. We had six or seven guys thrashing on it and we got it back together, but didn’t have a lot of time to set it up for the Feature.”

The team was able to piece the car back together in time for Turner to start last in the 17-car field. He worked his way forward, but without a caution until the final lap, his unfortunate track position to start the race prevented him from moving into the top-five.

“We got rolling pretty good and I thought we were making really good laps in the middle of the Feature, and I was happy with the car,” Turner said. “We just started too far back. We definitely needed a couple of cautions to break it up so we could gain some spots. I was really happy with the car considering how the heat race went. You’re going to have some of those nights in racing. We showed good speed all night, and I was happy afterward.”

After the team spent time overnight and in the morning making additional repairs to the chassis and the car’s front end, they lined up on the front row of heat 1 at Brighton Speedway with the Southern Ontario Sprints. Cory lined up alongside his father, Jamie Turner, with his brother, Ryan, starting immediately behind him. He drove to a second-place finish and earned a spot in the redraw.

“The first thing I think about is not wrecking them because I’m going to hear about it,” laughed Cory about racing with his dad and brother. “When my dad got out in front of me going good, it’s fun. If there’s a guy I want to lose to, it’s my dad.”

Following the heat, Turner’s team pulled him the pole starting spot for the 25-lap main event. After a caution in the opening 10 laps, Turner maintain the lead and then had a number of tough decisions to make as he worked through slower traffic in order to maintain his lead over Mitch Brown in the latter half of the race.

“You have to go where they’re not,” Turner said of racing with the lapped cars. “I was running the top and the first couple of cars I got to were running the bottom, so that was okay and I got through them without any real trouble. After that, a couple of times guys would run low and all of a sudden switch their line. I almost got into the back of a couple of guys. I just tried to keep all four wheels on it and I knew we had the fastest car, I just needed to get through those guys as quick as I could.”

He did so successfully and then overcame a green-white-checkered finish after a lap 23 caution to score his second win of the season and the second of his career at Brighton.

“It feels good,” Turner said of the win. “I try to pride myself on not wrecking equipment, but we’ve been wreckers the last couple of weeks. Now we’ve got the checkers. We’ve showed good speed all year. We’ve been really, really good. When we were at Brighton last month I felt we let one get away. I went a little bit further on my adjustments and the car was just phenomenal. I can’t thank the crew guys and everybody enough for coming down on Saturday.”

Turner will be back in action at Ohsweken Speedway on Friday, July 13 for Sponsor and Kids Bike night presented by Strickland’s GMC. Race time is 7:30pm. For additional event information, visit www.ohswekenspeedway.ca.

CORY TURNER SEASON STATS
97 Cory Turner – 11 Starts: 2 Wins, 7 Top-5s, 8 Top-10s

CORY TURNER MEDIA
Website: coryturnermotorsports.com
Facebook: facebook.com/CoryTurnerMotorsports
Twitter: @CTMotorsports_
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MAILING LIST
Join the Cory Turner Motorsports mailing list by emailing claytonjohnsmedia@gmail.com with the subject “Cory Turner Motorsports” to be added to the list.

CORY’S CREW
Cory Turner is proud to partner with several dedicated marketing partners for the 2018 race season, including KT Tobacco, Insta-Panels, Braemar Building Systems, Silo Wireless, Mobil 1, Kings Wood Products, Gale’s Auto Aftermarket, Skyway Lawn Equipment, Pyett Spring & Alignment, DSE Performance, Six Nations Bingo, Malabar Super Spice, JNE Recovery, V&R Recycling, Plazek Auto Recyclers, Hauser’s Pharmacy, KT Gas & Convenience, The Truck Toppers, CJ Mulholland Mattress Factory, Rondex, Silverdale Gun Club, Barlow Farms, Mike Morris Holdings, Bryan’s Farm Supply, Total Coatings, Hitchman Trailers, V&R Hose & Hydraulics, RCM Racing Equipment, Top Flight Wings, Tetra-Chem Industries, Wix Filters, Creative Edge Signs & Graphics, Northern Performance, Charlie Bee Honey, and ImageFactor.ca.

 

 

CANADIAN SPRINT CAR NATIONALS CAMPING ON SALE NOW!
OHSWEKEN, Ont. (July 10, 2018) – Tickets and camping for the 14th annual Arrow Express Canadian Sprint Car Nationals on September 14-15, 2018 are now on sale. For the 2018 edition of Canada’s biggest Sprint Car race, camping will be divided into two lots, the Red and Blue lots. The Blue Lot is near the four-way stop at the northeast corner of the property, past turns one and two. The Red Lot is in the field off of turns three and four.

All campsites are $50 for the weekend and are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Sites will sell quickly and speedway officials recommend fans reserve their spots as quickly as possible. All sites are dry and do not have water or electrical hook ups.

Campsites will be open for move-in on Wednesday, September 12, one night prior to Thursday’s test and tune. Fans can book their sites online at www.ohswekenspeedway.ticketforce.com or by calling (519) 717-0023.

The $10,000-to-win Canadian Sprint Car Nationals attract the top 360 Sprint Car drivers from across the Northeast and all of the United States to Ohsweken’s 3/8-mile oval each September. Fans experienced first hand drivers from across the continent battling it out at least year’s edition of the event with California’s Carson Macedo scoring the victory is Saturday’s 35-lap main event.

The on-track action for the 14th annual Arrow Express Canadian Sprint Car Nationals begins with Test and Tune night on Thursday, September 13. The excitement continues on Friday, September 14 with the Burger Barn Night Before the Nationals, featuring Twin 15-lap Features and the final points nights for the Middleport Mechanical Thunder Stocks and HRW Automotive Mini Stocks. The event wraps up on Saturday, September 15 with the $10,000-to-win 14th annual Arrow Express Canadian Sprint Car Nationals for the Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Cars, also featuring the Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Cars.

For the full schedule of events at the 14th annual Arrow Express Canadian Sprint Car Nationals, including gate times, visit www.ohswekenspeedway.com/schedule.
Canadian Sprint Car Nationals Tickets and Camping Available Now!
Advanced reserved seating tickets are on sale now for the 14th annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals on September 14-15 are on sale now! The event features two full nights of Sprint Car action, including Saturday’s $10,000-to-win Feature Event. Visit www.ohswekenspeedway.ticketforce.com or call 519-717-0023 to order and for more information. For the full 2018 schedule of events, click here.

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 and on our official Facebook page.

2018 SEASON
Ohsweken Speedway’s 23rd season of weekly Friday Night Excitement features four divisions of racing, including the Kool Kidz-Corr/Pak 360 Sprint Cars, Strickland’s GMC Crate Sprint Cars, Middleport Mechanical Thunder Stocks and HRW Automotive Mini Stocks. Visit www.OhswekenSpeedway.com to view the schedule or call (519) 717-0023 for more information.

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 track’ 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 in 2018: Arrow Express, Kool Kidz Ice & Water, Corr/Pak Merchandising Inc., Renway Energy, Case IH O’Neil’s Farm Equipment, Hoosier Tire Canada, EPIC Racewear, McDonald’s Restaurants of Paris & Brantford, Ackland Insurance, Strickland’s GMC, Lucas Oil Products, Burger Barn, Pinty’s Delicious Foods, Creative Edge Signs & Graphics, Insta-Insulation, Middleport Mechanical, HRW Automotive, and Gale’s Auto Aftermarket.

 

 

White Posts Career-Best ASCS National Tour Result During Grizzly Nationals

Inside Line Promotions - BELGRADE, Mont. (July 10, 2018) - Harli White earned her career-best Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com feature finish last Friday during the opening round of the Grizzly Nationals at Gallatin Speedway.

White won a heat race from the pole position to garner enough points to make the feature redraw. She pulled the No. 2 during the random redraw to line up on the outside of the front row for the A Main.

"I got to start up front in a heat race, which helps a ton," she said. "Then we drew a good number for the main event. We were really fast all night long. We had the fastest lap in the A Main. I was capable of winning the race, but I didn't find the rubber soon enough."

The track took rubber only a few laps into the feature and a couple of other drivers maneuvered by White in the preferred lane before she was able to get into it. She then spent most of the rest of the race battling for one of the four lock-in positions into Saturday's main event.

White caught a fortunate break with only a handful of laps remaining when two drivers in front of her brought out a caution because of a flat tire. It moved White to second place, which is where she finished.

"We went with a hard tire," she said. "That worked in our favor because I think we could have gone another five laps. I'm happy with a second-place finish. With the way our year has been going a second is like a win."

The career-best runner-up result locked White into Saturday's feature redraw. She pulled the No. 3 to start the A Main on the inside of the second row.

"I was quickest in the lock-in hot laps so we felt really good," she said. "They reworked the track before the A Main. We thought it'd rubber up like it did the previous night. It didn't and we made the wrong tire choice. From the start of the green flag I was on top of the track. My right rear wasn't digging. Whenever the rubber came, which was with three laps to go, we were really good. It just was too late."

White held on for an eighth-place finish.

She is scheduled to return to ASCS National Tour competition on Wednesday at Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo. It will mark her debut at the track.

White will then join the ASCS Frontier Region on Saturday at Big Sky Speedway in Billings, Mont., before returning to ASCS National Tour action on Monday at Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, S.D.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 6 - Gallatin Speedway in Belgrade, Mont. - Heat race: 1 (1); Feature: 2 (2).

July 7 - Gallatin Speedway in Belgrade, Mont. - Feature: 8 (3).

SEASON STATS -

38 races, 0 wins, 6 top fives, 14 top 10s, 19 top 15s, 25 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Wednesday at Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo., with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com; Saturday at Big Sky Speedway in Billings, Mont., with the ASCS Frontier Region; and Monday at Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, S.D., with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.HarliWhiteRacing.net

Twitter: https://twitter.com/HarliWhiteRacin

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Harli-White-Racing-116791735008839/?fref=ts

APPAREL -

White has various t-shirt designs ranging from youth small to adult 4XL available for purchase at her race trailer every time she competes and at http://www.harliwhiteracing.net/shopping/ .

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Nattress Construction

"Shelly, Blair and their daughters are a great family," White said. "It's always awesome to hang out with the Nattress Family and get to know them better. We really appreciate everything they do."

White would also like to thank CatSpot, Charlie's Trucking and Forklift, Inc., Golden Triangle Fire Protection Inc., Lucas Oil Products, Inc., The Mower Shop, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions, PXP Racewear, All Star Performance, Broken Arrow Powder Coating, Inc., Tommy Thompson Motorsports, Jerry Tucker Roustabout, LLC, Donnie Ray Crawford Legacy Foundation, Shiners Hospitals for Children and Superflow Testers for their continued support.

 

 

Kevin Swindell Racing Produces Several Stout Moments During Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek

Inside Line Promotions - HARTFORD, Ohio (July 10, 2018) - Kevin Swindell Racing had a solid performance throughout the half-dozen Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek shows it tackled last week.

Spencer Bayston and NASCAR driver Christopher Bell split the ride during five races in The Keystone State and one in Maryland. The team set quick time during qualifying twice, won a heat race and earn one top five as well as two top 10s during the busy week.

Bell piloted the sprint car for three straight nights beginning a week ago Sunday at Path Valley Speedway Park in Spring Run, Pa., where he set quick time during qualifying, placed third in a heat race and ended 11 th in the A Main.

He followed that up the next night by rallying from 18th to 13 th at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pa., before charging into a podium position a week ago Tuesday at Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, Pa. Unfortunately, a flat tire in the closing laps relegated Bell to a 17th-place finish.

"We made a lot of gains at Lincoln and carried that over into Grandview," Swindell said.

Bayston climbed into the driver's seat on Wednesday at Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pa., where he timed in 14th quickest, won a heat race and advanced from sixth to fourth place in the A Main.

"Port Royal was really good, especially for being a place a lot of people have a hard time at," Swindell said. "That was a good one to run well at because we'll go back a couple of times this year."

Bayston set quick time during qualifying the ensuing night at Hagerstown Speedway in Hagerstown, Md., before capping the night with a 10 th-place feature finish. He then placed 14th at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa., on Friday.

"Overall it was good," Swindell said. "I think we were reasonable everywhere. Lincoln, Williams Grove and Port Royal take a different package to be good. I thought we adapted everything really well and made gains the whole time. It was a positive the whole time."

Bayston agreed and said it helped to watch Bell compete the first three nights.

"I felt like it was well worth the trip," he said. "Getting to sit and watch Christopher run the car the first couple of nights was helpful. Having someone else giving feedback on the stuff I'd been feeling was good. To get in it at Port Royal and have the run we did felt really good. The tracks out there are much different so to have a good run at Port Royal with those guys was a big confidence booster for us."

The busy week wrapped up on Saturday at Sharon Speedway during the Lou Blaney Memorial with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions. Bayston qualified third quickest in his group, won a heat race, placed fourth in a dash and rallied from eighth to third place during the main event.

The team will take this weekend off before resuming competition on July 17 at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa., during the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 1 - Path Valley Speedway Park in Spring Run, Pa. - Qualifying: 1; Heat race: 3 (4); Feature: 11 (8).

July 2 - Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pa. - Qualifying: 22; Heat race: 5 (6); Feature: 13 (18).

July 3 - Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, Pa. - Qualifying: 10; Heat race: 2 (2); Feature: 17 (10).

July 4 - Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pa. - Qualifying: 14; Heat race: 1 (1); Feature: 4 (6).

July 5 - Hagerstown Speedway in Hagerstown, Md. - Qualifying: 1; Heat race: 3 (4); Feature: 10 (3).

July 6 - Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa. - Qualifying: 16; Heat race: 4 (3); Feature: 14 (16).

July 7 - Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio - Qualifying: 3; Heat race: 1 (2); Dash: 4 (3); Feature: 3 (8).

SEASON STATS -

25 races, 1 win, 4 top fives, 10 top 10s, 18 top 15s, 23 top 20s

UP NEXT -

July 17 at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa., for the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.KevinSwindellRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/KevinSwindell

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Tim Walker Real Estate

Tim Walker is a real estate agent who is a big racing fan. For more information, visit http://www.TWRentToOwn.com.

"Tim Walker came on board with us this year," Swindell said. "He's a big fan of racing and we're excited to have him as part of our team."

Swindell would also like to thank John Christner Trucking, Mike Curb and Curb Records, DKW Transport, Premier Truck Group, Rossie Feed & Grain, TWRentToOwn.com, Premier Truck Group, High Performance Lubricants, E-Distribution Racing, MPI Steering Wheels, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, Racing Optics, Arai Helmets, Maxim Chassis, DMI, Hoosier Racing Tires, Sweet Manufacturing, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Kenny's Components and Swindell Speed Lab for their continued support.

 

 

Bergman Maneuvers to Two Top 10s During Grizzly Nationals Doubleheader

Inside Line Promotions - BELGRADE, Mont. (July 10, 2018) - Seth Bergman was consistent last weekend during the Grizzly Nationals at Gallatin Speedway.

He won a Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com both nights of the two-day event to earn a spot into the feature redraw. Unfortunately, he pulled a high number each night out.

"Sometimes the draw works in your favor and sometimes it doesn't," he said. "I feel like we got favorable draws for the heat races both nights, but the feature redraw certainly didn't go our way."

Bergman powered from fourth to win a heat race during Friday's opening night. He then pulled the third-highest number - six - in the feature redraw to start the A Main on the outside of the third row.

"The track took rubber just a few laps in so everyone was in survival mode at that point," he said. "We moved into the fourth-and-final lock-in position (to Saturday's A Main) when a couple of guys popped tires late. However, we had a tire going down and so we faded on that last restart."

Bergman hung on to a sixth-place finish.

The event concluded on Saturday with Bergman winning a heat race from the outside of the front row. This time he pulled the highest number - eight - during the feature redraw.

Bergman battled inside the top 10 throughout the race before ending ninth, which was his 27th top 10 of the season and 15th during ASCS National Tour competition.

He resumes ASCS National Tour action on Wednesday at Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 6 - Gallatin Speedway in Belgrade, Mont. - Heat race: 1 (4); Feature: 6 (6).

July 7 - Gallatin Speedway in Belgrade, Mont. - Heat race: 1 (2); Feature: 9 (8).

SEASON STATS -

40 races, 7 wins, 19 top fives, 27 top 10s, 33 top 15s, 35 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Wednesday at Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo., with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.SethBergmanRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BergmanRacing

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

APPAREL -

Bergman has men's and women's t-shirts available for sale at his race trailer during events he competes in this season.

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Young Tools

Young Tools is a company within the oil industry that is located in Drumright, Okla.

"I'm glad to be associated with Tim and have him and everyone from Young Tools on board," Bergman said. "He's a great guy and is passionate about racing. He's a good friend of mine and it's nice to have him as part of the race team."

Bergman would also like to thank Oilfield Equipment & Manufacturing, Corridor Electric, Lucas Oil Products, Inc, Triple X Race Co., Scott Baylor Racing Engines and FK Midwest for their continued support.

 

 

Helms Focusing on Earning First Career Kings Royal A Main Start

Inside Line Promotions - FINDLAY, Ohio (July 10, 2018) - Caleb Helms has one major goal for this weekend when he invades Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, during the 35th annual Kings Royal.

"I want to make the Kings Royal," he said. "I don't think I've ever made the A Main on the final night. That would be a great accomplishment."

Helms has come close to advancing into the main event during the final night of the $50,000-to-win World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series event at the half-mile oval.

"A couple of years ago we were racing to win a heat race, which would have put us on the front row of the Kings Royal, until we had a mechanical problem," he said. "We have a car capable of doing it. We just have to have everything click."

The Ohio native said he always looks forward to one of the crown jewel events in sprint car racing that is close to home.

"It's awesome to race at the Kings Royal," he said. "Eldora is one of the greatest tracks in the world. It's home for us so it's always special. I always look forward to racing that event."

SEASON STATS -

32 races, 0 wins, 2 top fives, 7 top 10s, 13 top 15s, 17 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Thursday through Saturday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, for the 35th annual Kings Royal with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://HelmsRacing40.wix.com/HelmsRacing

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Caleb_Helms40

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Helms.Motorsports

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Helms Construction Inc.

Helms Construction Inc. is a general construction company based in Findlay, Ohio.

"Helms Construction Inc. is my father's business, which helps us get from race to race," Helms said. "The people who make Helms Construction Inc. successful are the ones who make this opportunity possible for us. My dad is the only reason I have had the opportunity to race and everything I've accomplished so far is directly related to him."

Helms would also like to thank Big Jerk Jerky, Ferguson, Leiber's Garage, Helms and Sons Excavating, CnB Chubby and Ted's Market in Pandora for their continued support.

 

 

Rilat Powers to Pair of Top-10 Grizzly Nationals Finishes in Montana

Inside Line Promotions - BELGRADE, Mont. (July 10, 2018) - Travis Rilat recorded a pair of top-10 finishes last weekend during the Grizzly Nationals.

The BDS Motorsports pilot powered from seventh to fourth place in a heat race on both Friday and Saturday at Gallatin Speedway during the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com doubleheader. On Friday, that ranked 10th in overall points and lined Rilat up on the outside of the fifth row for the A Main.

"The track took rubber a few laps into the race so passing was at a premium," he said. "At that point you're trying to be in position to capitalize if someone makes a mistake without being overaggressive and hurting your tires. We were able to survive it and gained a couple of positions when others had tire problems."

Rilat maneuvered to a seventh-place result.

His heat race performance on Saturday started him on the inside of the seventh row for the main event.

"The track was raceable for longer, but it ended up taking some rubber toward the top," he said. "We had a good car and made the most of the circumstances to come away with another top 10."

Rilat charged from 13th to a sixth-place finish, which was tied for the second-most cars passed in the feature. It was also his 10 th top 10 of the season during ASCS National Tour competition.

The next ASCS National Tour event is Wednesday at Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 6 - Gallatin Speedway in Belgrade, Mont. - Heat race: 4 (7); Feature: 7 (10).

July 7 - Gallatin Speedway in Belgrade, Mont. - Heat race: 4 (7); Feature: 6 (13).

SEASON STATS -

24 races, 0 wins, 6 top fives, 14 top 10s, 19 top 15s, 19 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Wednesday at Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo.; Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa; and Monday at Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, S.D., with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.TravisRilat.com

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TravisRilat29

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Schoenfeld Headers

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"We've been using Schoenfeld Headers for a long time," Rilat said. "It's a durable product and top of the line."

Rilat would also like to thank BDS Motorsports, Frio Chevrolet, The BOSS, MDS Boring & Drilling, Shark Racing Engines, CnB Chubby, Simpson Race Products, KSE Racing Products, Champion Brands, Joe's Kleen Products, Hoosier Racing Tires, HRP Wings, Goodrich, All Star Auto Reconditioning, All Pro Cylinder Heads, Astro Titanium, AutoMeter, Batts Farms, Birch Corp Financial, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Carlan Services, Car Star Collision and Service (from Leduc, Alberta, Canada), Clark Construction, Diversified Machine Inc., Dyer Rods, Eagle Motorsports, FK Rod Ends, Fuel Safe, Gee and Gee Racing, Gillund Enterprises, Global Power Services, Hepfner Racing Products, Hoosier Tire Midwest, Impact Coatings, The Joie of Seating, Justice Brothers, Kinsler Fuel Injection, KSE Racing Products, Kustom Sprintcar Supplies, Lanktree Holdings, Millstone, Moroso Products, NGK Spark Plugs, Outerwears, Over The Top Marketing and Promotions, Pat Beck Motorsports, Pit Stop Liquors, Quick Racing Products, Randy's Lawncare/Maintenance - Newton, Iowa, Sander Engineering, SCE Gaskets, Schoenfeld Headers, Sebastian Sandblasting and Powdercoating, Shane Liebig, Shaver Specialty Race Engines, Speedway Motors, Strong Crane Service, Super Shox, Total Seal Piston Rings, Ultra-Lite Brakes and Zephyr Pro40 for their continued support.

 

 

Call Learns During Fourth Career Sprint Car Start at Attica Raceway Park

Inside Line Promotions - ATTICA, Ohio (July 10, 2018) - Shane Call is still soaking in everything he can when he hits the track in his CH Motorsports 305ci sprint car.

"One of the things I have to get used to is to trust the race car," he said. "A sprint car should drive itself essentially. When you enter a turn it should almost turn for you. I'm not used to the car turning itself. I have a tendency to overturn and really correct because I get too sideways. That's one of the big things that I have to learn to overcome."

Call was given another opportunity to learn last Friday at Attica Raceway Park, where he advanced from fourth to third place in a heat race to earn a spot into the feature redraw.

"The track was near the cushion so I had a pretty good starting spot," he said. "Once we got our positions everyone held their own."

Call drew the No. 8 during the random redraw to start the A Main on the outside of the fourth row.

"The feature didn't go as well as I planned," he said. "Entering the first turn the car got really loose and I spun out in turns one and two. When I spun I got hit in the front by another car. My car stayed running, but I had to go to the work area. I ended up going back out and finishing the race, but the torsion bars were pinched inside the tubes so I didn't have any suspension in the front. The rest of the race the car was pretty messed up."

Call rebounded from the opening-lap incident to finish 17th.

He will be off this week before returning to Attica Raceway Park on July 20.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 6 - Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio - Heat race: 3 (4); Feature: 17 (8).

SEASON STATS -

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

UP NEXT -

July 20 at Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio

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"Ehrsam Excavating is a company I work for that are relatives of mine," Call said. "They've helped give me the opportunity to do what I love doing."

Call would also like to thank Janet Holbrook, Iffland Farms, Deshler Lanes, Machacek Concrete, Jerry's Auto Repair, Engler Machine, Gressman Powersports, All Pro, J&J Auto Racing, Winters Performance Products, KSE Racing Products, Wings Unlimited, Fisher Racing Engines, Weld Wheels, FK Rod Ends, Slade Shock Technology, Astro Titanium, Simpson Race Products and ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems for their continued support.

 

 

Brian Brown Seeking Successful Outing at Kings Royal This Weekend

Inside Line Promotions - NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (July 10, 2018) - Brian Brown is bound for the 35th annual Kings Royal this weekend at Eldora Speedway.

Brown will tackle the $50,000-to-win World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series event, which is held Thursday through Saturday at the half-mile oval near Rossburg, Ohio.

"We've been pretty good there," he said. "I've got a couple of top fives. We were leading the Kings Royal when the hood blew off a couple of years ago. Our car is fast enough and I feel like I'm driving good enough. If we can have a little luck we can go there and contend for top fives and hopefully be in position to win one if not more than one of the races. These events are crown jewels that mean a lot to your team, sponsors and supporters. We're looking forward to the opportunity."

Brown is ready to rebound from a tough outing during the FVP Platinum Battery Showdown last weekend at Cedar Lake Speedway. He qualified 10th quickest, placed fourth in a heat race and ended 12 th in the main event on Friday.

"Cedar Lake hasn't been kind to us," he said. "It's a place we've struggled in general to find the handle. We qualified decent and ran fourth in the heat. In the feature we were running eighth, but we got tight late and I ended up 12th. We tried something different every time we hit the track and it had the same feel for me."

Saturday ended on a sour note as Brown timed in ninth quickest during qualifying before a violent heat race crash ended the night early.

"We qualified a little better and I felt like we were gaining on it in the heat race," he said. "Dominic (Scelzi), Brad (Sweet) and myself were racing for the second spot to make it into the dash. Going into turn one I got in there and it didn't turn and went right to the fence. That was it. I got into the fence on the backstretch the lap before so I don't know if something broke. It's probably as hard of an impact to a dead stop as I've had. I'm thankful for my Bell helmet, my ButlerBuilt seat, my Maxim chassis, my Hinchman uniform; all the safety equipment did its job and we came out of it relatively unscathed."

QUICK RESULTS -

July 6 - Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis. - Qualifying: 10; Heat race: 4 (4); Feature: 12 (10).

July 7 - Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis. - Qualifying: 9; Heat race: DNF (3); Feature: DNS (-).

SEASON STATS -

34 races, 7 wins, 16 top fives, 18 top 10s, 24 top 15s, 28 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Thursday through Saturday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, for the 35th annual Kings Royal with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series

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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"Wolfe is a partner that came on board almost nine years ago," Brown said. "They were able to do LASIK surgery on my eyes. Wearing contacts and glasses and racing on dirt doesn't mix. It was a life changing experience. I still have 20/20 vision. Lasik has been a huge part of my career."

Brown would also like to thank Casey's General Stores, FVP, Impact Signs, Awnings, Wraps, Champion Brands, MC Power, Weld Wheels, Rams Racing, Ditzfeld Transfer, Maxim Racing, Fischer Body Shop, Smiley's Racing Products, MSD Ignition, Housby, Next LED Sports, Hope for the Warriors, Factory Kahne Shocks, C & M Lawn & Landscape, Arctic Cat, Lincoln Electric, K&N Filters, www.HostIowa.net, FSR Racing Products, Ti64, ATL Tanks, Bell Helmets, Hinchman Uniforms, Clem's Helmets, Vortex Wings, Penray, All Pro Cylinder Heads, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, AkzoNobel, Kenny's Components, Snap-On Tools, Rod End Supply, KSE Racing Products, Winters Performance, Cometic Gaskets, Donovan, ISC Racers Tape, Kinsler Fuel Injection, Racing Optics, 5-hour ENERGY, Hoosier Tires, NGK Spark Plugs, XYZ Machining, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Red Devil Brakes, Schoenfeld Headers, 6B Apparel, Garrett Racing Engines and Fortress Wealth Management for their continued support.

 

 

Hill Nets Season-Best ASCS National Tour Result During Grizzly Nationals

Inside Line Promotions - BELGRADE, Mont. (July 10, 2018) - Alex Hill had her most successful weekend of the season during her debut in Montana.

Hill kicked off the Grizzly Nationals last Friday by finishing fourth in a Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com heat race at Gallatin Speedway. She then won a B Main to transfer into the 17 th starting position for the main event.

"On the start we got a couple of guys," she said. "I was running the bottom the first couple of laps and then moved up. It took rubber about four or five laps in."

Hill maneuvered to a 12th-place finish, which marked her season-best result with the ASCS National Tour.

She followed it up the ensuing night by maneuvering from seventh to fourth place in a heat race before a 14th-place result in the A Main wrapped up the weekend.

"The heat race was really good," she said. "We had a good car and went from seventh to fourth. However, in the A Main I fell back a bit, but we gained some spots again toward the end. Everyone was running the bottom, but my car was way too tight, especially going into the corner. I was running high and I started getting better up there as the race went on.

"Those were my best finishes with the ASCS National Tour this season so that was good. After Speedweek (last month) we've been doing decent. I've gained a lot of confidence within the last couple of weeks."

Hill is scheduled to make her debut at Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo., this Wednesday during an ASCS National Tour event before she ventures to Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on Saturday. Next week's action begins on Monday at Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, S.D., with the ASCS National Tour.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 6 - Gallatin Speedway in Belgrade, Mont. - Heat race: 4 (4); B Main: 1 (1); Feature: 12 (17).

July 7 - Gallatin Speedway in Belgrade, Mont. - Heat race: 4 (7); Feature: 14 (11).

SEASON STATS -

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

UP NEXT -

Wednesday at Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo., with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com; Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa; and Monday at Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, S.D., with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.HillsRacingTeam.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/HillsRacingTeam

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

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"Lettrage Pixel does the graphics for our car," Hill said. "They also designed my helmet and they are doing two more for me. We're really happy with their work."

Hill would also like to thank Townline Variety, BearPaw Gas and Convenience, Tony Stewart Racing, Ackland Insurance, Cool Chassis, Creative Edge Signs & Graphics, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Slade Shock Technologies, XYZ Machining, Fisher Racing Engines, Strodes BBQ and Deli, Gaerte/TOPP Performance Race Products, Allstar Performance, PPM Racing Products, PAC Racing Springs, Wilwood, DMI, MicroBlue, Vortex Racing Products, Saldana Racing Products, Kinsler Fuel Injection, KSE Racing Products and Brown & Miller Racing Solutions for their continued support.

 

 

Dover Sweeps Double Down Showdown at Wagner Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - WAGNER, S.D. (July 10, 2018) - Jack Dover was victorious during every race he competed in last weekend at the Double Down Showdown hosted by Wagner Speedway.

Dover captured both a heat race and the A Main from the pole position to kick off the Midwest Sprint Touring Series doubleheader on Friday.

"The track was really slick and everyone was racing in the infield," he said. "We tightened the car up quite a bit and won the race, but we could have been a lot tighter. We won, but we also learned a lot of stuff. We tried some new stuff so it was a learning night as well."

Dover continued his dominance on Saturday, winning a heat race from the fourth starting position before lining up eighth for the main event.

"We got up to second on the start of the heat," he said. "About a lap and a half in we took the lead. In the redraw we played blackjack and my luck wasn't as good as the first night. We ended up having the worst hand so we started eighth.

"Everybody thought the track would be like it was Friday night. They must have watered it all day long because it was good. There was a line on the bottom and if you had to you could go up top. We ran the bottom the whole night and it worked out."

Dover took the lead around the midpoint of the 25-lap feature and he cruised to his fifth MSTS triumph of the season, which propelled him into the lead in the championship standings.

"There were a lot of great guys there last weekend," he said. "When you can go out and beat Thomas Kennedy and Jason Martin and guys like that you know your car is working good."

Weather permitting, Dover plans to compete this Thursday at Sioux Speedway in Sioux Center, Iowa, with the Midwest Sprint Touring Series; Friday at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., with the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprints, Upper Midwest Sprint Car Series and Midwest Sprint Touring Series; and Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 6 - Wagner Speedway in Wagner, S.D. - Heat race: 1 (1); Feature: 1 (1).

July 7 - Wagner Speedway in Wagner, S.D. - Heat race: 1 (4); Feature: 1 (8).

SEASON STATS -

20 races, 7 wins, 13 top fives, 16 top 10s, 18 top 15s, 20 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Thursday at Sioux Speedway in Sioux Center, Iowa, with the Midwest Sprint Touring Series; Friday at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., with the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprints, Upper Midwest Sprint Car Series and Midwest Sprint Touring Series; and Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.JackDoverRacing.com

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"Certified Transmission has been a great sponsor the last few years in helping build Jack Dover Racing," Dover said. "On top of their support for the race team, Certified Transmission put a transmission in my personal truck a few years ago and it has worked flawlessly ever since."

Dover would also like to thank Carpet Land, Liquid Trucking, SSS Motorsports, True Trucking, Moss Racing Engines, Backlund Plumbing, Speedway Graphics, Thorpe's Body Shop, Trail Performance Coatings, Inc., Spike Chassis, Sway Away, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Schoenfeld Headers, Langfeldt Overhead Doors, K&N Filters, FK Rod Ends, DMI, Speedway Motors, Vortex Wings, Ostransky Farms, Select Auto, Select Auto Body, R&G Services and Industrial Plating for their continued support.

PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES -

Jack Dover Racing is close to being able to compete across the country by returning to the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour, where Dover has finished in the top 10 both seasons he has raced full time with the premier 360 sprint car series. He is also ready to compete with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series en route to his dream of racing in NASCAR. For more information on partnership opportunities, e-mail JackDoverRacing@yahoo.com.

 

 

Ball Learns Throughout West Coast Swing With Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour

Inside Line Promotions - BELGRADE, Mont. (July 10, 2018) - Jamie Ball recently made the trip with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com on its annual swing to the West Coast, meaning a lot of new tracks and learning along the way.

First on the schedule was three nights at Skagit Speedway in Skagit, Wash., during the 47th annual Jim Raper Memorial Dirt Cup June 21-23. Ball placed 20th in the feature on the opening night before charging from 12th to fifth place in a B Main on Night 2. He maneuvered to a fifth-place finish in a B Main during the finale, but the track promoter gave him a provisional to start the main event and he advanced to a 21st-place result.

"We had a blast at Skagit Speedway," Ball said. "The track was very racy and it was nice to see a promoter like Steve Beitler running every aspect of Dirt Cup. We were overall happy with our results as 53 very fast sprint cars showed up to compete. We are looking forward to returning to Skagit in the near future."

White Lightning Motorsports traveled to Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma, Wash., the following weekend for the Fred Brownfield Classic. Ball locked himself into both features, logging a 16th-place finish on June 29 before a 21st-place result capped the weekend the next night.

"Grays Harbor Raceway also was a very fun and racy joint," he said. "We got better as each night went on and had a top-10 run going on Saturday until we cut a right rear tire down and wouldn't be able to finish the A Main. It would have been great to get a top-10 finish, but in racing stuff happens out of your control sometimes."

The team's most recent trip was to Gallatin Speedway last weekend for the Grizzly Nationals. Ball maneuvered from 22nd to an 18 th-place run on Friday before he powered from 16th to 11th on Saturday.

"The track at Gallatin Speedway was another small track and we had speed," he said. "I just wasn't able to do my job in the heat races to set us up with good starting positions for the A Mains. Both nights during the A Main it took rubber and I just struggled to pass many cars with the track like that.

"Our first West Coast swing with the ASCS National Tour was an experience and an education. We were able to qualify for six of seven A Mains. On the track we learned more in three weeks than I feel I could learn by racing short tracks back home all summer. I am really looking forward to racing back in the Midwest, taking what I learned and applying it at tracks I have experience at. Away from the track my girlfriend, family, crew and I all enjoyed seeing the beautiful sights the West Coast has to offer. I am forever grateful to everyone at L & J Enterprise Inc. and White Lightning Motorsports LLC for this amazing opportunity we have during this 2018 season."

Ball's next race will be at Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo., this Wednesday with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour before he returns to his home track of Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on Saturday.

QUICK RESULTS -

June 21 - Skagit Speedway in Skagit, Wash. - Heat race: 2 (3); Qualifier: 5 (3); B Main: 2 (1); Feature: 20 (20).

June 22 - Skagit Speedway in Skagit, Wash. - Heat race: 9 (9); B Main: 5 (12).

June 23 - Skagit Speedway in Skagit, Wash. - B Main: 5 (8); Feature: 21 (25).

June 29 - Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma, Wash. - Heat race: 2 (2); Feature: 16 (13).

June 30 - Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma, Wash. - Heat race: 2 (1); Feature: 21 (13).

July 6 - Gallatin Speedway in Belgrade, Mont. - Heat race: 5 (6); B Main: 3 (2); Feature: 18 (22).

July 7 - Gallatin Speedway in Belgrade, Mont. - Heat race: 3 (4); Feature: 11 (16).

SEASON STATS -

21 races, 1 win, 4 top fives, 6 top 10s, 9 top 15s, 17 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Wednesday at Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo., with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com; Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa; and Monday at Brown County Speedway in Aberdeen, S.D., with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.JamieBall.com

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/JamieBall5j

APPAREL -

White Lightning Motorsports has t-shirts and hoodies available for purchase at their race trailers at each sprint car event they compete at throughout the season.

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"Russel and his crew at Outlaw Wings have been great supporters of ours over the years," Ball said. "We have been running strictly Outlaw Wings since 2012 and have put them in Victory Lane 30-plus times with five drivers. Russell and his crew are good people whom we consider friends. They provide great customer service, the best product available and they do it at a fair price for the average racer. Outlaw Wings is the choice of winners throughout the country."

White Lightning Motorsports would also like to thank L&J Enterprise Inc, JJ Kane Auctioneers, Timberline Tree Service, The Hearing Clinic, Iowa State Savings Bank, Chick Magnet Motorsports, My Race Pass, FK Rod Ends, Fragola Performance Systems, Wingdance Graphics, Hooker Harness, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, The Joie of Seating, Tire Demon by Love Tap, Fisher Racing Engines, Maxim Chassis, All Star Performance, Shell Shock, Outlaw Wings, Ryan Bowers Racing, K1 and Astro Titanium for their continued support.

 

 

Bowers Picks Up Second Win of the Season with Upper Midwest Sprint Car Series

Inside Line Promotions - NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (July 10, 2018) - Ryan Bowers earned his second victory of the Upper Midwest Sprint Car Series season last Saturday at Cedar Lake Speedway.

It was a great moment during a busy weekend for Bowers, who competed with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series doubleheader beginning on Friday in his 360ci sprint car. Despite the big difference in horsepower Bowers ended the night only one position shy of making the A Main.

"Saturday morning we discovered that we hurt the motor," Bowers said. "I had to run back to the shop and get a new one. We switched it out at the track that day."

Bowers ended up doing double duty on Saturday with the Upper Midwest Sprint Car Series and he was offered a ride in a 410ci sprint car for the World of Outlaws portion of the night.

"We drew terrible for both cars," he said. "With the UMSS, we started seventh in the heat race and won it. That put us third in the dash and we finished second."

Bowers lined up second in the feature and once traffic arrived he took over the lead. Unfortunately, a caution came out and he was sent back to second. On the restart, Bowers dropped back to fourth and decided to change his line.

"On the restart I hit the cushion while the top three cars dove to the bottom," he said. "I passed second and third on the restart in turns one and two and a couple of laps later I took the lead. We were able to come home with the win. It was a whole team effort with all hands on deck. It turned into a really fun night."

Bowers also made his first feature event with World of Outlaws, qualifying 20th quickest, placing seventh in a heat race and ending 23 rd in the main event.

"It was really exciting to make our first feature with the Outlaws," he said. "Hopefully we can do it again sometime."

Bowers is set to race this Friday at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., with the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprints, Upper Midwest Sprint Car Series and Midwest Sprint Touring Series and Saturday at Cedar Lake Speedway with the Upper Midwest Sprint Car Series.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 6 - Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis. - Qualifying: 24; Heat race: 9 (8); B Main: 7 (7).

July 7 - Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis. (360 sprint car) - Heat race: 1 (7); Dash: 2 (3); Feature: 1 (2).

July 7 - Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis. (410 sprint car) - Qualifying: 20; Heat race: 7 (7); Feature: 23 (20).

SEASON STATS -

10 races, 2 wins, 5 top fives, 6 top 10s, 6 top 15s, 6 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., with the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprints, Upper Midwest Sprint Car Series and Midwest Sprint Touring Series and Saturday at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis., with the Upper Midwest Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.RyanBowers.us

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BowersMotorsports199/

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"We really appreciate FVP Parts being a part of our team," Bowers said. "They have basically everything you could ever need when it comes to parts and vehicles so keep them in mind for when you need something."

Bowers would also like to thank King Solutions, Fastsigns, K1 Racegear, Rice Creek Building and Remodeling, Operation: 23 to Zero, Jeff Westall Outdoors, Mastell Brothers Trailer Service, Farmers Insurance Jeffrey Green Agency, GRP Motorsports, Elevated Health Center, Race Coatings, Liquid Nitro, Speedwerx, Champion Helmets, Gillund Enterprises, Justice Brothers, Super Shox, Torsion Bar Rate, Triple X Race Components, DMI, K&N Filters and MSD Ignition for their continued support.

 

 

Masse Makes ASCS National Tour A Main During Both Rounds of Grizzly Nationals

Inside Line Promotions - BELGRADE, Mont. (July 10, 2018) - Cody Masse took a huge leap forward last weekend when he earned a spot into the A Main during each night of the Grizzly Nationals at Gallatin Speedway, which hosted the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com along with the ASCS Frontier Region.

"It was a really successful weekend for us," he said. "To be able to make the show both nights straight out of the heat races, too, was a big step up. In my first five ASCS National Tour races I didn't make the show. Last year I made the show for the first time and this year I made it in both nights. Hopefully it will start some good momentum we're desperately needing. We're turning the corner now."

The doubleheader began on Friday with Masse placing third in a heat race. He ranked 16th in overall points, which locked him into the 16 th starting position for the main event.

"On Friday I had a visor break on the first lap so I didn't get the best start," he said. "Once we got settled into a rhythm the car was really, really good. The track took rubber so unfortunately everyone was good. We managed the tires, which isn't an easy task. When you see guys like Sam Hafertepe Jr. and Blake Hahn start popping tires you know yours aren't too far behind."

Masse made it to the finish with a 16th-place run, which was his career-best outing with the ASCS National Tour.

The weekend wrapped up on Saturday with Masse placing second in a heat race to rank 11th in overall points. That lined him up 15 th for the main event.

"I felt better about our performance Saturday than Friday," he said. "There was no attrition. All the Nationals drivers were up front and nobody blew tires so we didn't get any extra spots. I had a great car on the bottom of the track. I was able to make up some ground and race with our top regional guys. I knew the rubber would come on the top so I had to move off the bottom. The track did hang on longer so that gave us a chance to do some racing."

Masse finished with an 18th-place result.

He ranks seventh in the ASCS Frontier Region championship standings - only 17 points out of top five - entering a doubleheader this Friday at Electric City Speedway in Great Falls, Mont., and Saturday at Big Sky Speedway in Billings, Mont.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 6 - Gallatin Speedway in Belgrade, Mont. - Heat race: 3 (1); Feature: 16 (16).

July 7 - Gallatin Speedway in Belgrade, Mont. - Heat race: 2 (1); Feature: 18 (15).

SEASON STATS -

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

UP NEXT -

Friday at Electric City Speedway in Great Falls, Mont., and Saturday at Big Sky Speedway in Billings, Mont., with the ASCS Frontier Region

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Cody_Masse

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Masse-Racing-244487932229555/

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"Dunlop Ford has been a trusted brand in Lethbridge for years for their quality service and we are proud to have them supporting our race team once again in 2018," Masse said.

Masse would also like to thank DaVinci Signs, RE/MAX-Gary Klassen, Canadian Tire Lethbridge South, D.A. Building Systems, Dunlop Ford, Critical Hazard, Silver Automotive, Flaman Rentals, Royal Taxi, C.E.P. Automotive, Kustom Auto Body, AMSOIL, Kawneer Lethbridge and Beaches Pub and Grill for their continued support.

 

 

Taylor Slowed by Mechanical Woes at I-76 Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - FORT MORGAN, Colo. (July 10, 2018) - A promising beginning of the night ended with Zac Taylor sitting in the pits because of mechanical problems in the Todd Henry owned midget last Saturday at I-76 Speedway.

"Todd replaced all the crank triggers and in the heat we thought we finally had the engine issues taken care of," Taylor said. "We went from fifth to second, but as soon as the green came out for the feature we had the same issues again. Todd is going to go to more of a drag racing style crank trigger and hopefully that will fix the problem. It was very disappointing because we had a great race car."

Two weeks ago Taylor did something very different in his racing career - he competed on asphalt in a Grand American Modified at I-25 Speedway in Pueblo, Colo.

"It was very, very different," he said. "It was fun, but asphalt racing makes for a very long day at the track. We ended up finishing second."

Taylor will return to his family owned 360ci winged sprint car for ASCS Frontier Region races this Friday at Electric City Speedway in Great Falls, Mont., and Saturday at Big Sky Speedway in Billings, Mont.

"We have three top-five finishes with the ASCS this year so I'm excited to get back out and compete," he said.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 7 - I-76 Speedway in Fort Morgan, Colo. - Heat race: 2 (5); Feature: 18 (7).

SEASON STATS -

10 races, 0 wins, 6 top fives, 7 top 10s, 7 top 15s, 9 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday at Electric City Speedway in Great Falls, Mont., and Saturday at Big Sky Speedway in Billings, Mont, with the ASCS Frontier Region

MEDIA LINKS -

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Zac-Taylor-Racing/176561235888527

Twitter: https://twitter.com/zac86taylor

Website: http://www.zactaylorracing.com

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"We haven't raced the sprint car in a few weeks and I'm excited to get back out and show off how great SuperClean keeps our car looking," Taylor said.

Taylor would also like to thank GatorStake, Open Season Construction, Redline Performance Roofing & Roof Coating Systems, Pitt Stop Signs and Graphix, Joe Gibbs Driven Racing Oil, the Kaiser Family, Pro Shocks, Triple X Racing Company and Hoosier Racing Tires for their continued support.

 

 

Blurton Scores Third Win and Third Straight Podium Finish

Inside Line Promotions - LEXINGTON, Neb. (July 10, 2018) - A few weeks ago Zach Blurton purchased new shocks and the difference has been nothing short of phenomenal. He has scored three straight podium finishes and he recorded his third win of the season on Sunday at Dawson County Raceway.

The victory goes with a runner-up finish at the Belleville High Banks in Belleville, Kan., on July 3 and a third-place result last Saturday at Lincoln County Speedway in North Platte, Neb.

"I'm really getting these shocks figured out," he said. "We have a win, a second and a third in the last three races on three completely different tracks."

On Saturday at Lincoln County Raceway, a runner-up finish in his heat race put Blurton fourth in the A Main starting lineup.

"The track took rubber in hot laps so there was pretty much no passing," he said. "I got around one car and finished third."

A runner-up result in a heat race lined Blurton up third in the main event on Sunday at Dawson County Raceway.

"We had the wrong gear in for the heat so we changed that and by feature time the track has really slicked off," he said. "When the feature started the outside front row guy didn't take off and the polesitter went right to the top and left the bottom open for me. The modifieds had chewed up the bottom prior to our feature and the moisture started to come out. The car was pretty good and I was really never challenged for the win."

Blurton became the first repeat winner of 2018 with the United Rebel Sprint Series and he also extended his point lead as he looks to score a second straight championship.

Up next is RPM Speedway in Hays, Kan., for the Wheatshocker Nationals this Saturday and Sunday.

"We won that race three years ago and with how the car has been handling I can't wait to get back there," he said. "They always work on the track and give us a pretty good surface to race on."

QUICK RESULTS -

July 7 - Lincoln County Raceway in North Platte, Neb. - Heat race: 2 (3); Feature: 3 (4).

July 8 - Dawson County Raceway in Lexington, Neb. - Heat race: 2 (3); Feature: 1 (3).

SEASON STATS -

18 races, 3 wins, 11 top fives, 15 top 10s, 16 top 15s, 16 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Saturday and Sunday at RPM Speedway in Hays, Kans., for the 10th annual Wheatshocker Nationals

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ZachBlurton

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

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RACING OPPORTUNITIES -

Blurton is seeking additional racing opportunities and is willing to travel. To learn more information, contact Blurton at 620-393-5249 or ZachBlurton@gmail.com.

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"Kyler and Gwen Fetters are the owners and I can't thank them enough for all they've done for me in a short period of time," Blurton said. "At Belleville they bought us tires. They are just awesome people and fun to be around and I can't wait to get them some more wins."

Blurton would also like to thank Midwest Ag Professionals Inc., Wheat State Roofing, King Racing Products, Phillips Chiropractic & Physical Therapy Center, Brian Younker Farms, Jet-Hot Coatings, Randy Patterson Welding, Outlaw Wings, Billinger Repair Shop, Rob's Fun Center, Tornado Racing Engines, Bad Habit Sports Bar & Grill and Rod End Supply for their continued support.

 

 

Tuesdays with TMAC – Tweaking the Setup & Runner-Up!

Des Moines, IA (July 10, 2018) – Terry McCarl and the TMAC Motorsports team is coming off a strong weekend that concluded with two quick time awards and a runner-up finish on Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway. Justice Brothers/Gillund Enterprises served as the primary sponsor on the #24 for the weekend, and with the team making the trek into Wisconsin on Friday night, Badger Contracting served as the primary marketing partner. With only a month remaining before the Knoxville Nationals, TMAC and the team have been working hard to pinpoint a winning setup and will be back at work this Saturday at the famed half-mile!

Terry got the weekend started with a strong qualifying effort at the Dodge County Fairgrounds in Wisconsin with IRA Sprints. “We borrowed a car from Russ and Roger Hall for Friday night and were able to set quick time,” said TMAC. “It was an old Schnee chassis that is pretty similar to the cars I used to run and we really had it running well on Friday. It was the second year of the Harry Neitzel Tribute, which we were able to win last year, and I really love having the opportunity to race at that track.”

Things continued to go well for TMAC in his heat, though there was room for improvement before the night’s A-main. “After setting fast time, we moved up one position in the heat to third,” said McCarl. “The car was pretty good in the heat, but we had it a little loose and after some making some changes, the car felt great at the start of the feature.”

Terry started off the main event on Friday by moving around on the racetrack to see what he had under him. “I always like to move around early in an A-main,” said TMAC. “That allows me to see what the car is capable of early on, so that I know what I can make work once the race wears on and we start getting into traffic; on Friday, we were really good in turns 1 & 2, but the race didn’t last long for us.”

Sadly, the night would come to an early end for McCarl, which ruined the chance for the team to get a true feel for the setup they had been testing. “I got sideways and into the turn three fence as we were battling for 4th about four laps in,” said Terry. “I thought the guy in front of me was going in on the bottom and when he went high I just misjudged it. We just tore up a front end and the Jacobs ladder, so the car wasn’t too bad, but what’s disappointing was that we didn’t get to see how our setup would holdup over the course of 25 laps.”

In the world of dirt racing, having the opportunity to test out new setups is a luxury that is hard to come by. “A team has the option to rent a facility for a practice night, but it’s really difficult to prep a dirt track when only a few cars are going to run on it,” said TMAC. “The only way to test is to get out there and race and as a driver/owner, it’s hard to fight the urge to do everything you can to win when you really need to test out something new that might not work, so to miss out on the last 20 laps on Friday hurt. I might head to Oskaloosa tomorrow for their weekly show to get some extra hot laps in.”

Friday night was long one for the TMAC Motorsports team, as only Terry and crew chief Doug Rankin had made the trip up, providing Terry with plenty of time in a driver’s seat! “I drove us all the way home Friday after the races,” said Terry. “It was just Doug and I, and I knew he needed sleep so that he could get the car ready for Saturday night.”

TMAC made it two nights, two cars, and two quick times at the Knoxville Raceway on Saturday night. “We went back to our Paul Silva chassis on Saturday and were able to go out and set quick time for the second time this year at Knoxville,” said Terry. “We really haven’t been too good in qualifying the last couple years, so to get our second fast time of the year at Knoxville and to do it back-to-back nights is really a testament to the work that Doug and Steve Fitzpatrick put in over the offseason.”

With qualifying in the books, a plethora of changes were made by the team before their heat, which ended up causing a bit of a problem. “We were wanting to try some new things and just changed too much, leaving us horrible for our heat,” said Terry. “I make the final decision on setup, so it was my fault for making too many changes, which left us unable to pinpoint what went wrong.”

In preparation for Saturday night’s A-main, the team basically hit the reset button. “We went back to square one in the feature,” said Terry. “We were just a little loose on forward drive, but other than that the car felt good and the motor from Rider Racing Engines was running great.”

TMAC would just miss capturing the win on Saturday, settling for the runner-up spot, but he was able to enjoy it from one of the best seats in the house. “It was a pretty good night with a quick time and running 2nd,” said McCarl. “We always want to win, but it was a fun race from where I was sitting, especially the last few laps with [Matt] Juhl and Davey [Heskin]; I know that if I’m having fun in the car, then it’s a great show for the fans!”

The weekend with Justice Brothers/Gillund Enterprises acting as the primary sponsor on the TMAC Motorsports #24 was capped off with an excursion to the Iowa Speedway on Sunday. “It was great to have them on the top wing last weekend,” said Terry. “The Gillund family have been great supporters of ours, and took Lori and I to the IndyCar race Sunday where we got to enjoy the racing from the suite.”

With a number of big events on the schedule between now and the Knoxville Nationals, there are some great opportunities to add your business to the list of partners supporting TMAC Motorsports. Secure your company’s spot on the top wing when Terry McCarl and the TMAC Motorsports team return to the Knoxville Raceway this Saturday night looking to better last week’s finish by one spot!

Front Row Challenge & Ultimate Challenge Tickets!

We are now less than a month away from the Sage Fruit Front Row Challenge presented by Musco Lighting, and the Sage Fruit Ultimate ASCS Challenge presented by Searsboro Telephone Company at the Southern Iowa Speedway!

You can purchase your tickets now by calling (515) 957-0020 between 10:00am-4:00pm; Adult tickets for Monday are $30, Tuesday for $25, or both nights for $50 if purchased before July 30th, with Children’s tickets $15 each night. You can also buy tickets at the TMAC Motorsports merchandise trailer or at the race hauler after the races!

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TMAC Motorsports would like to thank their great list of partners for the 2018 season: SnowPlow Snow Pushers – www.TheSnowPlow.com, KC Breweries, Bosma Poultry, Justice Brothers/Gillund Enterprises, TW Vance Trucking, Chris Spaulding – Attorney at Law, Simplot Grower Solutions, Rens Trucking, Hoosier Tire, Don Long’s Searsboro Telephone, Octane Ink, Destiny Motorsports, Country Builders Construction, 212 The Boiling Point, DeBerg Concrete, AL Drive Line, All Pro Cylinder Heads, All Star Performance, A.R.T. Speed Equipment, Aurora Rod Ends, Bell Helmets, Berryhill Racing, Bob and Beulah Elder, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Burnett's Rock and Landscaping, Butlerbuilt, CM Rock, Crow Safety, DriverWebsites.com, Dynasty Stucco, Engler Injection, HRP, JLT Ent., Kilani Fender, Inc., KSE Steering, Mote Fasteners, NutriShop – Maple Grove, MN, Phil and Vivian, Pro Shocks, Saldana Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, Scribner Plastics, Silva Chassis, Snap On Tools, Snyder Lawn & Landscaping, Sposato Paint, Strange Performance, and Winters.

 

 

Dancer Earns Top Five at Waynesfield Raceway Park and Looks Toward Busy Week of Racing

Inside Line Promotions - WAYNESFIELD, Ohio (July 10, 2018) - Shawn Dancer raced at Waynesfield Raceway Park a week ago Tuesday when he ran double duty with the All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads FAST 410 Championship Series Presented by Ohio Logistics and the NRA Sprint Invaders.

"We qualified seventh with the NRA Sprints," he said. "That started us second in the heat race and we finished second. We lined up fourth in the feature and that's where we finished. Overall not a bad run for the 360ci."

Dancer also qualified seventh quickest to open the FAST Series competition. He started second in his heat race, which he won. That landed him a third-place starting position in the A Main.

"We really missed the setup for the 410ci," Dancer said. "We dropped back to 10th so we weren't too pleased. It was a really busy day for us and it might have just been too much."

Dancer returns to action on Tuesday at Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio, for the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic before competing Thursday through Saturday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, for the 35th annual Kings Royal with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series.

"The Kings Royal is always a great event that we look forward to," said Dancer, who made the feature on Thursday night last year. "We want to keep improving on our results each time we race these big events."

QUICK RESULTS -

July 3 - Waynesfield Raceway Park in Waynesfield, Ohio (360 sprint car) - Qualifying: 7; Heat race: 2 (2); Feature: 4 (4).

July 3 - Waynesfield Raceway Park in Waynesfield, Ohio (410 sprint car) - Qualifying: 7; Heat race: 1 (2); Feature 10 (3).

SEASON STATS -

16 races, 0 wins, 4 top fives, 7 top 10s, 8 top 15s, 9 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Tuesday at Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio, for the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic and Thursday through Saturday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, for the 35th annual Kings Royal with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/shawn_dancer49

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

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"Blake Robertson has been a partner of our team for six or seven years," Dancer said. "His products at King Racing Products are No. 1. He manufactures some of the best products available."

Dancer would also like to thank Dancer Logistics, Inc., Global Warehousing, Pitsenbarger Supply, Amshaw Service Center, Kistler Engines, Mox Nursery, Friedrich Lawn Care and FSR Radiators for their continued support.

 

 

Shane Hopkins 10th at Placerville Speedway

PETERSEN MEDIA- Despite missing it a little during Wednesday night’s July 4th feature event at Placerville Speedway, Shane Hopkins was able to turn it into a nice night at he came home with a 10th place finish and finds himself fourth in the 2018 point standings.

“We kind of missed our set up in the feature event, but to still finish 10th is a good night,” Shane Hopkins said. “I feel like we continue to improve weekly and we will get back to it Saturday night and hopefully turn these Top-10’s into a Top-Five.”

Timing the Moxie Mechanical/Morrison Concrete/TNT Powdercoat machine in 10th quickest in qualifying time trials, the Cameron Park, CA driver would pocket a second place finish in his heat race to fellow Rookie of the Year contender, Jodie Robinson.

Moving into the 25-lap feature, Hopkins would take the green flag from the 10th starting position. From the fifth row, Hopkins would have trouble making ground on the slicked off ¼ mile. Falling back to 12th, Hopkins would lose the handle on his machine getting into turn one, and would be forced to the back of the lead lap cars.

Back underway, the Rookie of the Year contender would pick up a few spots in the final laps as he would pocket his fourth Top-10 finish of the season to celebrate Independence Day.

Following the Sprint Car Challenge Tour to Stockton Dirt Track on Saturday night, Hopkins would have one of those nights he would soon like to forget. Timing in sixth quickest in his qualifying group, Hopkins would line up in the sixth spot of his heat race.

On a slick Stockton Dirt Track surface that would soon turn abrasive, Hopkins would look to make a move for the final transfer position into the feature event. Having a run on fifth, Hopkins would go for it but would lose the spot on the exit of the corner and would end up seventh and forced into the ‘B’ Main.

Lining up seventh in the semi, a close call on the start would see Hopkins lose several spots initially on a surface that would soon take rubber. Getting settled into eighth once the rubber went down, Hopkins would get in the groove and make laps as he capped his weekend off with an eighth place finish.

“Saturday night was definitely frustrating,” Hopkins said. “I haven’t quite been able to figure Stockton out, and that was the case again for our team. We will go to work this week and get prepared for another night of action at Placerville Speedway Saturday.”

Hopkins and Moxie Motorsports would like to thank Moxie Mechanical, Morrison Concrete, TNT Powdercoat, LRB Ent., ADCO Driveline, C&H Veteran Enterprises, Soares Motorsports, Joe Hunt Magnetos, Capital Ace Hardware, Johnson Motorsports, American River Overhead, Americote Painting, Gary Morgan Graphics, and ART Enterprises for their support in 2018.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS- Starts-15, Wins-0, Top-5’s-1, Top 10’s-4

ON TAP- Shane returns to Placerville Speedway on Saturday night.

STAY CONNECTED: Keep updated with Shane Hopkins by following him on Twitter @ShaneHopkins21, or by following Moxie Motorsports on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/moxie97.

 


 

Justyn Cox Ready For Speedweek Northwest Title Defense

PETERSEN MEDIA: Following a disappointing night at Stockton Dirt Track on Saturday night with the Sprint Car Challenge Tour, Justyn Cox is set to kick off his Speedweek Northwest title defense tonight at Coos Bay Speedway in Coos Bay, OR.

“We had a really good car on Saturday night, unfortunately we cut a tire early, then our nosewing mount broke and we had to retire early,” Justyn Cox said. “Despite that, I am really confident heading into Speedweek Northwest this week and am really looking forward to a week of racing.”

Saturday night in Stockton, CA, Cox would time in fourth quickest in qualifying time trials, and put his Berco Redwood/Berry Lumber/Trex backed No. 31c entry on the front row of his heat race.

On a very slick Stockton Dirt Track surface, Cox would capitalize on the prime starting position, as he would race his way to the win and make himself eligible for the all-important Dash.

Finishing second in the Dash, Cox would find himself on the front row of the 30-lap Tribute to LeRoy Van Connett feature event alongside Mitchell Faccinto. Following track prep prior to the feature event going green, Cox would settle into second when the race came to life.

Running in the runner up position, lap six would see Cox’s left rear go down and would force him into the work area for repairs. Able to make the call to restart from the tail, Cox would make another handful of laps before a front wing mount would fail and he would pull his machine back into the pit area and bring his night to an end.

“I have to thank Rodney and the guys for giving me a good car,” Cox said. “It was a bummer to have a bad night with a good car. Hopefully we can keep our speed and head to Oregon this week and have some more success.”

The Cox Racing team would like to thank Berco Redwood, Berry Lumber, Trex, PM Truck Repair, Justice Brothers, K&N, LRB, Konnected, A.R.T., Sacramento Theatrical Lighting, College Cyclery, Arai, Racing Optics, All American Powder Coating, Coos Bay Speedway, Swimming Pool Perfections, Tim’s Hot Rod Shop, Shell Shock, Moyle Race Engines, and Manzer Motorsports for their support in 2018!

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Races-22, Wins-1, Top 5’s-4, Top 10’s-7

ON TAP: Cox now travels to Oregon to take part in Speedweek Northwest which kicks off tonight at Coos Bay Speedway in Coos Bay, OR.

 

 

Steven Tiner Second at Placerville Speedway During 4th of July Spectacular

PETERSEN MEDIA: Building off of a couple of hard charges with the Sprint Car Challenge Tour, Steven Tiner put together a very strong showing on the 4th of July at Placerville Speedway as he pocketed a second place finish.

“We had a pretty good car all night, and it was great to be back up front battling,” Steven Tiner said. “We were good all last year at Placerville, but so far in 2018 it has felt like a struggle but we have been working hard to get dialed back in.”

Timing the Larry Davis Farms/Wright Process Systems/Fisher Racing Engines No. 94 entry in eighth quickest in qualifying time trials before picking up a crucial heat race win.

By way of the win, Tiner would move into the nightly redraw where the two pill put him on the front row of the feature event as he would share the stage with Tanner Thorson. When the green flag waived on the Independence Day feature event, Tiner would slip back to second as he chased after Thorson who led early.

While running down Thorson, Tiner would soon feel pressure from Tony Gualda. As Gualda pressure for the second position, Tiner would change his focus as the leader got away. Slipping back to third, Tiner would keep Gualda in his sights, as traffic would soon come into play and bottle the leaders back up.

Battling in traffic in the closing stages of the race, Tiner would see an opening on the bottom side of the speedway and he would shoot the gap to reclaim the second spot.

A late restart would give the leaders fresh track, and with one final shot at Thorson, Tiner would not get close enough to battle for the win as he settled for second at the finish line.

Saturday night Tiner would follow the Sprint Car Challenge Tour to Stockton Dirt Track as the series took part in the Salute to LeRoy Van Connett.

Timing in eighth quickest in his time trial group on a slicked off surface, Tiner’s sixth place finish in his heat race would force him into the night’s 15-lap ‘B’ Main event. On a track that had rubber down on it, Tiner would jump into second where he would finish putting him in the 22nd starting position for the 30-lap feature event.

Following an extensive track prep prior to the green flag, Tiner would be able to make up some ground in the early goings of the race. Working his way towards the Top-10, Tiner would close his weekend out with a 15th place finish as he now eyes a trip to the Pacific Northwest for Speedweek.

“I think we have a fast racecar, and I am looking forward to having some fun in Oregon for Speedweek,” Tiner said. “It will be a nice change of pace and hopefully we can get on a roll and have some fun.”

Steven and his Steven Tiner Racing team would like to thank Larry Davis Farms, Wright Process Systems, Fisher Racing Engines, SRP, Wilwood, FSR, XYZ Machine, DMI, Dan Olson Race Products, HRP, Kevin Sharrah Designs, Prior Engineering, B&B Racing Engines, ART, System One Pro Ignition, Sweet Manufacturing, Schoenfeld, and Roseville Precision for their continued support.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Races-16, Wins-1, Top 5’s-3, Top 10’s-8

ON TAP: Tiner kicks Speedweek Northwest off tonight at Coos Bay Speedway is Coos Bay, OR.

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Parker Price-Miller Takes Fast Racecar Into Big Week with World of Outlaws

PETERSEN MEDIA: Continuing to keep busy over the Summer, Parker Price-Miller and his Destiny Motorsports team come off of a trio of All Star Races and a mix of PA Speedweek races and head right into a grueling week in Ohio with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series hungry for some strong results at the Brady Doty Classic and the King’s Royal.

“We have had some really good speed lately, and getting to a ton of tracks the last few weeks has me feeling confident heading into a big week,” Parker Price-Miller said. “My guys have been working tirelessly lately and I really want to get this thing up front and reward them with some good finishes.”

At the Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth, IN, PPM would get off to a good start to his night that ultimately saw him finish second in the Dash and line up on the front row of the feature event.

Settling into second when the race came to life, a lap-10 incident would see the Kokomo, IN driver get into the wall and end his night early.

Traveling to Joilet, IL the next night for more All Star Circuit of Champions action, Price-Miller would continue to display a fast MonDak Portables/Ft. Union Supply entry as he would time in fastest in time trials and finish fourth in his heat before winning the Dash.

Leading the field to green, Price-Miller would fall into second when the race came to life and would continue to run second as the laps clicked off. Continuing to chase after Aaron Reutzel, a late restart would see Price-Miller lose a couple of spots as he would finish sixth and begin the trek to PA to take part in a few PA Speedweek events.

Path Valley on Sunday night set the stage for Price-Miller and company as he would win his heat race from the third starting position and lock himself into the redraw. Pulling the six-pill, PPM would take the green flag from the sixth spot and would spend much of the night battling for a position inside the Top-Five. When the hard fought race came to a close, PPM would find himself sixth in the final rundown.

Lincoln Speedway on Monday night saw PPM time the Townline Variety/Agee Farms/CSI Shocks machine in 11th fastest in time trials before a fourth place finish in heat race action. Mired deep in the starting grid on the night, Price-Miller would roll off from the 16th starting position and would struggle to get going. Unable to make up ground, ‘The Law Firm’ would take the checked flag in 18th.

A tough night at Port Royal Speedway would see the team then set their sights on their personal PA Speedweek finale on Friday night at Williams Grove Speedway. Timing in second fastest at ‘The Grove’, Price-Miller’s fourth place finish in heat race action saw him line up in the sixth starting position for the feature event on the historic ½ mile.

Against a fierce field of PA regular, Price-Miller would find himself fighting to stay inside the Top-10 in the latter stages of the race. Slipping back to 11th at the finish, PPM and company would turn their attention back to ASCoC action as the Lou Blaney Memorial at Sharon Speedway would be their destination on Saturday night.

Timing in second fastest in his qualifying group, Price-Miller’s third place finish in his heat put him in the seventh row for the Lou Blaney Memorial feature event on a track that has seen him run well at in 2018.

Taking a liking to the high side of the speedway, Price-Miller would again put on a show as he was able to race his way into the Top-10. Running in eighth with just seven laps to go in the race, PPM would get tight on the cushion and it would result in him getting into the wall making very hard contact.

Though he would be okay, PPM’s night and long week of racing would come to a close as the team now prepares for the Brad Doty Classic and King’s Royal.

“It has been a long, long couple of weeks with a ton of racing and if I didn’t have the team behind me it wouldn’t be possible,” PPM added. “We have a really good car right now, it is on me to get better and I am looking forward to showing what we can do at Attica Raceway Park tonight and Eldora Speedway later this week. Again, huge thanks to Noisey, Kevin, Tyler, as well as Rick and Barb Rogers and all of our partners.”

Destiny Motorsports would like to thank MonDak Portables, Ft. Union Supply and Trading, Townline Variety, Agee Farms, CSI Race Shocks, Triple X, Chalk Stix, Champion Brand Lubricants, All Star Performance, KSE Racing Products, HRP, PPM Titanium, Wilwood, Keizer Wheels, Simpson, Petersen Media, My Race Pass, Speedway Engines, FK Rod Ends, Boss Signs and Graphics, Classic Ink, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions, C&H Veteran Enterprises, Hoosier Tires North, and BulterBuilt for their continued support.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-51, Wins-0, Top 5’s-11, Top 10’s-26.

ON TAP: Parker Price-Miller and Destiny Motorsports will take on the World of Outlaws tonight at Attica Raceway Park in Attica, OH as part of the Brad Doty Classic before the King’s Royal Thursday-Saturday at Eldora Speedway.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay updated with Destiny Motorsports by connecting via social media, www.facebook.com/destinymotorsports, and on Twitter, @DestinyMS4. You can also check us out on the web at www.destinymotorsportsinc.com. To stay up to speed with Parker, you can follow him on Twitter @Parker_PM9

 

 

Gualda Continues To Close In on First Win at Placerville Speedway

PETERSEN MEDIA- Tony Gualda continues to flirt with his first win at Placerville Speedway. Running second for much of the feature on Wednesday night, the Hollister, CA driver would have a slight mishap in traffic that ultimately saw him finish fourth on the Fourth.

“Man, we are so close,” Tony Gualda said. “Cody, Mandi, and all of the guys who lend a hand continue to give me a great car, and I want to badly to reward them all with a win. We were close on Wednesday night and I am anxious to get back up there on Saturday.”

Spending his Independence Day at the helm of the potent C&M Motorsports No. 7C machine at Placerville Speedway, Gualda would open his night up by timing the Moorefield Construction, Inc./Hollister Auto Parts/PitStopUSA entry in fourth fastest in qualifying time trials before finishing fourth in his heat race.

Earning a spot in the redraw, Gualda’s night of four’s would continue as the four pill put him in the second row for the Fourth of July feature event. On a racy Placerville Speedway surface, Gualda would get off to a great start as he would quickly get around Steven Tiner and take over the second position.

Chasing after Tanner Thorson, Gualda would be able to reel the leader in as they got into traffic. Pinned behind a slower car just past the race’s halfway point, Gualda would see Thorson break away from him. Making a move to get by the slower car, contact from behind would break Gualda’s momentum on the 16th lap and he would fall back to fourth where he would take the checkered flag.

Though dejected from the way the race ended, Gualda and the C&M Motorsports team would meet back up with the Sprint Car Challenge Tour on Saturday night as the series embarked on Stockton Dirt Track for the Tribute to LeRoy Van Connett.

Timing in second quickest in his time trials group, Gualda would line up third in his heat race. When the green light flashed on, Gualda would get right in the first set of turns and he would fall back to fourth where he would finish.

Transferring directly into the feature event, the Hollister, CA product would have his work cut out for himself as he lined up in the 15th starting position on a surface that was completely reworked prior to the feature event.

As the track started to come in, Gualda would start to gain some ground, as he was able to get into 12th. On the fifth lap, a rock would get into the driver’s compartment and would cause Gualda’s helmet shield to come dislodged from his helmet and his night would come to an early end.

“It was bizzare,” Gualda said of his helmet issue. “It was unfortunate because I think we had another great car and I was looking forward to seeing what we could do on the big track. Again, huge thanks to Cody, Mandi, and all of the guys for working so hard for me.”

The C&M Motorsports team would like to thank Moorefield Construction, Inc., Hollister Auto Parts, PitStopUSA, PT Shocks, Swartz Diesel, Alturas Tires, and all of their product sponsors for their continued support.

ON TAP: Gualda and C&M Motorsports return to racing action on Saturday night in Placerville, CA.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-16, Wins-0, Top 5’s-5, Top 10’s-9.

STAY CONNECTED: Keep up with Tony Gualda on Twitter by following along @TonyGualda99.

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Ian Madsen and KCP Racing Continue Consistency With World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series

PETERSEN MEDIA- Spending the weekend in Cedar Lake, WI, Ian Madsen and the KCP Racing team would continue their stretch of consistent finishes with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series as Madsen would record finishes of ninth and seventh place.

“It was a decent weekend for our team, and it is good to get this KCP Racing car some consistent finishes,” Ian Madsen said. “We are not quite where we want and need to be, but we are feeling really confident heading into the ‘Month of Money’.”

Kicking the weekend off Friday night, Madsen would time the Logan Contractors Supply, Inc./Aspen Aire/Royal Flooring backed entry in eighth quickest in qualifying time trials.

By way of his qualifying effort, Madsen would grid the field from the second row in heat race action. Finishing third in his heat, the St. Marys, NSW racer transferred into the 35-lap feature event where he would take the green flag from the eighth starting position.

Battling with drivers like Logan Schuchart, Shane Stewart, and Kraig Kinser, Madsen would continue to keep his machine running well inside the Top-10. As the laps clicked off, Madsen would settle into ninth and would go onto finish there.

Saturday night marked the second and final night of the FVP Platinum Battery Showdown and Madsen would open the night up by timing in third fastest in qualifying time trials with 25 cars checked into the pit area on this night.

Picking up the heat race win, Madsen moved into the Sears Craftsman Dash where a fifth place finish put him fifth on the starting grid for the 41-lap feature event that was in honor of the late Jason Johnson’s birthday.

For the second night in a row, Madsen would spend the duration of the feature event fighting hard inside the Top-10 battling with Cory Eliason and Sheldon Haudenschild. Mixing it up with the youngsters, Madsen would close his weekend out with his 16th Top-10 of the season as he took the checked flag in seventh.

“It was a nice way to kick off a really busy stretch in our schedule,” Ian Madsen said. “It will be nice getting back to some places we have been to before and have a little more knowledge of what works for us and what doesn’t. Huge thanks to my guys for always working so hard, and to Brett, Matt, and everyone that supports KCP Racing.”

Ian and his KCP Racing team would like to thank Logan Contractors Supply Inc., Aspen Aire, Royal Flooring, Bobcat, Team Kline Electric, Ted’s Body Shop, Bobcat, Team Excavating, Greenland Homes, Finer Cuts Lawn and Landscape, American Express, TammyHeckart.com, Quality Traffic Control, Bergen Paulsen, Coverage Direct, Revolution Race Gear, Monarch’s, and BK Racing Titanium for their support this season.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-38, Wins-0, Top-5’s- 5, Top 10’s-16

ON TAP: Ian Madsen is in action tonight at Attica Raceway Park for the Brad Doty Classic, and will then travel to Eldora Speedway Thursday-Saturday for the King’’s Royal.

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 brand new website at www.kcpracing.com, and follow the team on Twitter @KCPRacing.

 

 

Tanner Carrick Caps Strong Week in California with Big Pepsi Nationals Win in Wisconsin

PETERSEN MEDIA: Tanner Carrick had a busy week. Running a sprint car in California and picking up some very nice results, the Lincoln, CA driver would cap his weekend in Wisconsin in a midget and would pick up a big Pepsi Nationals win in a photo finish on Sunday night.

“It was a pretty solid week, and I have to thank Clark and everyone on the Sprint Car team, and Keith, Pete, Big Al, and all the Keith Kunz guys on the midget side for all of their hard work,” Tanner Carrick said.

Sunday night would prove to be a big one for the 2017 USAC National Midget Series Rookie of the Year. Checking in at the famed Angell Park Speedway in Sun Prairie, WI for the 37th Pepsi Nationals, Carrick kicked off what would be a stellar night by earning quick time honors aboard the CVC/TRD/Spike Chassis backed No. 71K before racing his way to a heat race win.

Moving into the feature event, the invert would put the Californian in the third row to kick off the 30-lap feature event.

From his third row starting position, Carrick would be one of the few drivers who dared to run the cushion and it would pay off as he would rip around a slew of competitors to find himself in the second position and charging after Zach Daum.

With his KKM teammate, Logan Seavey joining the fray, Carrick would find himself back in third as the Top-Three continued to fight hard. Late in the race, Carrick’s line would come in as he was able to get by Daum and make serious headway on Seavey.

Out of turn four on the last lap, Carrick stayed committed up top and was able to use a monster run to nip Seavey at the line in a photo finish to claim the Pepsi Nationals crown in an absolute thriller of a finish.

“It is a huge testament to our team to have the finish come down to two of us like that,” Carrick said. “I was glad to see Logan stay down there and I was able to use my momentum and pull it off.”

Saturday night saw Carrick and the Keith Kunz team in action at Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, IL where Carrick would pick up a heat race win and move directly into the feature event where he lined up in the sixth starting position.

Running solidly all night, Carrick would find himself in the fifth position when the checkered flag flew on the race.

“It is a busy week for the Midget team, and to get off to a good start like that is huge,” Carrick added. “I have the hardest working guys in the business on my side, and hopefully we can keep this machine up front.”

Sprint Car racing in California also went pretty well for Carrick who took part in a slew of races in what was an unofficial speedweek in the Golden State.

After a wild night in Chico, CA back on June 29th that saw Carrick go toe-to-toe with Andy Forsberg and come up short in search of his first sprint car win, the team would return to action on July 1st in Petaluma, CA with the Sprint Car Challenge Tour.

The Petaluma Speedway surface on this night would be extremely heavy and fast and would prove to be tough to pass on for most, but that would not be the case for Carrick.

Coming from the semi, Carrick would line up 23rd in the feature event. Making some daring moves and able to avoid some of the wild action that took place, Carrick would seemingly get stronger as the race moved along. Continuing to fight forward, Carrick would end up gaining 13 positions as he finished 10th on this night.

Tuesday saw the team travel to Marysville Raceway for a special July 3rd event and Carrick would continue to show tremendous speed in his winged 360 machine as he combat a tough time trial with a third place finish in his heat race, as he lined up 14th in the feature event.

A racy Marysville Raceway surface allowed Carrick to make up some serious ground as he carved his way forward. Continuing his hard charging ways of the week, Carrick would again gain double digit positions as he capped Tuesday night off with a fourth place finish.

July 4th saw Placerville Speedway set the stage for a Fourth of July spectacular. Timing the CVC/Cemex/Spiked backed machine in fifth quickest in time trials, Carrick would finish fifth in his heat race.

By way of his time trial effort, Carrick would find himself in the nightly redraw where the five pill put him in the third row for the 25-lap feature event.

On a slick surface, Carrick would find himself again battling with Andy Forsberg as the duo fought for position within the Top-Five. In a fast paced feature event, Carrick would close out a busy week of Sprint Car racing with a sixth place finish.

“We are getting better and better with each Sprint Car race it seems,” Tanner Carrick said. “Clark Riolo, my dad, and everyone works extremely hard for me and I am appreciative for all they do for me.”

Tanner Carrick and the Keith Kunz Motorsports team would like to thank CVC, TRD, Spike Chassis, Cemex, Arai, and Shell Shock for their support.

2018 BY THE NUMBERS- Starts-19, Wins-2, Top 5’s-5, Top 10’s-11

ON TAP: Tanner Carrick and Keith Kunz Motorsports continue a very busy week that will see them back in action tonight in Meeker, OK, Wednesday night in Beloit, KS, Friday and Saturday night in Fairbury, NE, and Sunday in Sweet Springs, MO all with the USAC National Midget Series.

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

 

 

SPRINT CAR RACING RETURNS to TEXARKANA 67 SPEEDWAY *THIS SATURDAY* JULY 14! OPEN TO SPRINT TEAMS 360C.I. or less!...$300 just to start feature with NO entry fee, NO membership fee, NO series license!

 SprintCarBandits.com sanctioned with all posted rules and procedures in effect. Read on for complete details!

Texarkana, AR (7/10/18) by www.darinshort.com. The 360C.I. NCRA Sprint Car Bandits (SCB) makes its series debut in Arkansas at the ¼ mile semi-banked Texarkana 67 Speedway *THIS Saturday* July 14th at 8pm with the running of the Razorback Sprint Classic. The event will pay $1,500 to the 25-lap feature winners, $1,000 for second place and pays down generously to $300 to start each event (see below for complete breakdown). All non-qualifiers or non-starters will each receive $100. There is no driver entry fee, no series membership fee and just a $15 nightly draw fee.

With this being the first SCB event in Arkansas, it opens up the door for another possible new series winner – and going in to this event, there have been 11 different SCB feature winners in 12 nights this season! More on that aspect of this event is posted later on in this press release.

Sprint car teams not familiar with SCB series rules should go to www.SprintCarBandits.com prior to arrival for complete rules and procedures information. The cost to prepare your 360C.I. (or less) sprint car for SCB competition is negligible and takes a couple of crew members a short amount of time to make their car legal.

97 sprint car teams have competed in the Sprint Car Bandits series during 2018 alone, so here’s your chance to check out this rules package that has saved teams thousands of dollars since its inception three seasons ago!

25+year veteran sprint car driver, Claud Estes III comments: "The Sprint Car Bandits rules have kept the competitiveness level much more in check between sprint teams of nearly all budgets. Plus, it has made 360C.I. racing much more affordable, and that's why our family supports the series. I think it's been fantastic, and we get to compete for excellent purses at every event. Guys feel like they have a fighting chance at a good performance from track to track because they're not being out-budgeted thanks to the Sprint Car Bandits series rear tire rules and wing angle rules. We saved a lot of money just in tires competing with the Series the past two season."

2016 SCB runner-up in series points, Junior Jenkins comments: "We are a budget conscious team, and since we started racing with the Sprint Car Bandits two years ago, we have noticed a sizable difference in our net nightly cost vs. earnings, and it has helped keep us on the track. Plus, I feel it has substantially closed the gap in the competition, giving more drivers a fighting chance."

Evidence of the above quote is the fact that in 2018 there have been 11 different Sprint Car Bandits series feature race winners in 12 events!

With the vast amount of fast sprint car teams in the state of Arkansas, it’s possible an ‘invader’ could pick up a win at this event keeping the title of Razorback Sprint Classic winner out of the hands of one of the ‘Bandits regulars…we’ll just have to wait until July 14th to see who joins in on the fun!

Note all sprint car teams that sign in will draw for heat race starting positions, regardless of their engine C.I. displacement (360 or under) and will receive passing points to determine their straight-up from points feature race starting position. All SCB legal teams will compete for the same posted purse regardless of C.I. displacement (360 or under).

Texarkana 67 Speedway is located at 10641 E Broad St, Texarkana, AR 71854 and is quite easy to get to. Take the 'Hwy 108' exit off I-30 (exit 7, which is 7 miles from the Arkansas border – the Flying J is on the opposite side of intersection), then head south on Hwy 108 about 3/4 mile until it dead ends at Broad Street – also known as Hwy 67. Head east (left) on Hwy 67 and you will run into the track in about 2.8 miles. The track entrance will be on your left (north). Click texarkana67speedway.godaddysites.com for the track webpage. The first green flag on Saturday July 14th is slated for 8pm.

Texarkana 67 Speedway is racing the night before (July 13th) as well, with: IMCA Modifieds and IMCA Southern Sport Mods (full show) plus Factory Stock, Hobby and 4-Cylinder FWD (heats only). The Saturday night portion will include features for the Factory Stocks paying $1000 to win, Hobby Stocks $750 to win and 4-Cylinders $500 to Win.

Sprint Car Bandits teams are also welcomed to practice on Friday, July 13th during the 67 Speedway racing program.

SPRINT CAR TEAM BONUS: If you are one of the first two sprint teams that would commit to displaying their sprint car in front of the grandstand on Friday night July 13th from 5pm until race time, those two teams will each receive (3) free pit passes for the July 13th practice night for the sprint teams. To commit to this track promo, please contact the track directly at https://www.facebook.com/txk67speedway/ on Facebook.

JULY 14th 25-lap SCB feature race payback for this event: $1,500, $1,000, $600, $500, $400, $390, $380, $370, $360, $350, $340, $330, $320, $310, $300, $300, $300, $300, $300, $300. $100 for non-qualifiers or non-starters. No entry fee or series membership fee; $15 draw-in fee.

We would like to thank the sponsors of the Sprint Car Bandits series: Rodd Hanna's Air Performance, A&M Glass Service, Palm Harbor Homes, Kustom Craft Exhibits, Gen-Tech at FixYourGenerator.com, Mow Time in Farmersville, RockAuto.com, Pro-Tech Service Co., Scott Baylor Racing Engines, American Elevator Technologies, South Dallas Battery & Electric Co., Gary Floyd Homes, Utility Trailer of Dallas, Inc., DFW Urethane, Valvoline Express Care of Seagoville, www.ShopTheBOSS.com, www.DarinShort.com and the SCB points fund is sponsored by Smiley’s Racing Products & Hoosier Tire Southwest.

If your business is interested in getting involved with the SCB series, please email Info@SprintCarBandit.com . There are effective programs available for all sizes of budgets.

Click www.SprintCarBandits.com for the latest in series news or visit www.Facebook.com/SprintCarBandits to connect with us on Facebook.

NCRA Sprint Car Bandits Schedule, as of 07/05/18:

March 23 - Gene Adamcik Memorial, Heart o' Texas Speedway, Waco, TX (Michael Day $2,000)

March 24 - 105 Speedway, Cleveland, TX (Scottie McDonald $2,000)

March 31 - Superbowl Speedway, Greenville, TX (Michael Day $2,000)

April 14 - Texarkana 67 Speedway, Texarkana, AR – Rained Out, PPD til July 14

April 21 - LoneStar Speedway, Kilgore, TX - Rained Out, PPD til June 30

April 28 - NCRA vs Sprint Car Bandits, Southern Oklahoma Speedway, Ardmore, OK (Danny Jennings, $2,000)

May 11 - Buffalo Creek Speedway, Edgewood, TX - Track construction delays are moving this date to 9/14

May 12 - Grayson County Speedway, Bells, TX (Michelle Melton, $1,200)

May 26 - NCRA vs Sprint Car Bandits, 81 Speedway, Wichita, KS (Jake Bubak, $2,000)

May 27 - NCRA vs Sprint Car Bandits, 81 Speedway, Wichita, KS (Don Droud Jr. $2,000)

June 9 - Superbowl Speedway, Greenville, TX (Kyle Jones, $2,900)

June 16 - Golden Triangle Raceway Park, Beaumont, TX (Justin Fifield, $1,000)

June 22 - Children’s Tumor Foundation Night, Heart o' Texas, Waco, TX (Dale Wester, $1,200)

June 23 - Kennedale Speedway Park, Kennedale, TX (Jeb Sessums, $2,000)

June 30 - Firecracker 25, LoneStar Speedway, Kilgore, TX (Dalton Steed, $2,000)

July 14 - Texarkana 67 Speedway, Texarkana, AR $1,500/win & $300/start

July 28 - Rose Bowl Speedway, Winona, TX

August 4 - Cotton Bowl Speedway, Paige, TX $1,500/win & $300/start

August 18 - Golden Triangle Raceway Park, Beaumont, TX $2,000/win & $300/start

August 24 - Muscular Dystrophy Association Night, Heart o' Texas Speedway, Waco, TX

August 25 - 105 Speedway, Cleveland, TX $2,000/win & $300/start

September 14 - Buffalo Creek Speedway, Edgewood, TX

September 15 - Grayson County Speedway, Bells, TX

September 29 – SCB Series Championships LoneStar Speedway, Kilgore, TX $2,000/win & $300/start

Make plans to join us for the first-ever Sprint Car Bandits series event in Arkansas, with the running of the Razorback Sprint Classic at Texarkana 67 Speedway *THIS Saturday* July 14th!

 

 

Eldora Speedway’s Fabled Kings Royal Celebrates 35 Years This Weekend Sprint Car Racing Featuring Drivers from Around the World Begins Thursday Night

ROSSBURG, Ohio (July 10, 2018) – The 35th Annual Kings Royal Weekend, one of the most prestigious dirt races in the world with its $50,000 winner’s prize, kicks off three straight days of World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series action this Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Eldora Speedway.

Adult tickets range in price from $24 to $34 and children, aged 12 and younger, are admitted free to all General Admission spectator areas. Ticket information is available at www.EldoraSpeedway.com or by calling (937) 338-3815. Camping is still available at the Eldora Village and Northside Camp & Park Lots.

Thursday night’s “Jokers Wild” event will feature a full World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series program using the nomadic tours rules and procedures in a full $10,000-to-win Feature show.

On Friday, the money gets bigger as the long-held “The Knight Before” again features the Outlaws in a $12,000-to-win program.

New in 2018, the winners of the Thursday and Friday shows will be afforded the opportunity to forgo their assigned position during time trials for Saturday’s Kings Royal and either bump ahead or delay their run in the order based on track conditions.

It is an intriguing addition to the Kings Royal format – an event that like Eldora – is truly unique and a fan-favorite having produced eight different winners in the past 10 years.

After qualifying time trials, the top-30 drivers are inverted by times and staggered into six heat races. The invert places the fastest qualifiers in each of the heat races fifth, yet, only the top-three finishers advance into the Kings Royal. Plus, the heat races are also the only opportunity to advance your starting position in the $50,000-to-win Feature because one pass may make an eleven or 17 position difference in your starting position. With the performance-based format, the Kings Royal does not have provisional starting positions, just an incentive allowing the two fastest qualifiers from time trials who do not advance from the heat races to start 19th and 20th. The balance of the field comes from the finish of the Last Chance Showdown.

Eldora officials have also posted $5,000 in awards for drivers who have yet to make a Kings Royal A-Feature event: $1,000 to the highest finishing driver making their first Kings Royal; $1,000 to the Fastest Qualifier who has never made the Kings Royal; $1,000 to the top finishing non-qualifier who has never made the Kings Royal; and $1,000 each to the highest finishers of the Jokers Wild and The Knight Before.

 

 

Giovanni Scelzi Tackling Brad Doty Classic and Kings Royal This Week

Inside Line Promotions - FRESNO, Calif. (July 10, 2018) - Giovanni Scelzi is invading Ohio this week for a pair of marquee World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series events.

Scelzi and car owner Bernie Stuebgen are scheduled to compete on Tuesday at Attica Raceway Park in Attica during the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic as well as Thursday through Saturday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg during the 35th annual Kings Royal.

"There will be a great car count of top-notch drivers each night so we'll have our work cut out for us," Scelzi said. "I'm really looking forward to the challenge. We don't have many laps at either track, but I've been to both so hopefully we can put down a good qualifying lap each night and put ourselves in position."

Scelzi charged from 15th to fifth during his debut at Attica Raceway Park on May 25. He also earned a ninth-place result at the track on June 15.

"That's a pretty racy track," he said. "We've had two good runs there during All Star competition so now we'll see how we stack up at Attica with the World of Outlaws."

Scelzi maneuvered from 15th to eighth during his debut at Eldora Speedway on June 16.

"I really enjoyed racing there," he said. "You could move all over the track. We made progress throughout the whole night there so I'm excited to go back with what I learned."

SEASON STATS -

30 races, 1 win, 8 top fives, 13 top 10s, 20 top 15s, 24 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Tuesday at Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio, for the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic and Thursday through Saturday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, for the 35th annual Kings Royal with the World of Outlaws Craftsman 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://youtu.be/RjDQszUzoe0

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Scelzi Enterprises

In 1979, brothers Mike, James and Gary Scelzi began manufacturing their line of flatbeds out of their company's 4,500-square-foot facility in Fresno, Calif. They added truck service bodies and crane bodies to their line in 1990. Today, Scelzi Enterprises is the Valley's largest manufacturer and supplier of truck bodies and parts. The operation includes 16 acres with more than 200,000 square feet of manufacturing facilities in Fresno alone. Scelzi Enterprises creates custom truck bodies for a wide range of customers, from single vehicles for individuals to entire fleets for some of California's largest companies and utilities. For more information, visit http://www.SEInc.com.

"Scelzi Enterprises has been around long before my brother and I," Scelzi said. "My dad and uncles have been involved in racing for years. They owned a sand dragster when my dad was young and started racing, and my uncle owned a very famous hard top years ago with many famous California drivers behind the wheel, including the one and only Al Pombo."

Scelzi would also like to thank Priority Aviation Services, Whipple Superchargers, Fuel Delivery Services, Inc., Carlucci Transport, Red Rose Transportation, Inc., Roth Motorsports, Panella Trucking, NAPA Auto Parts, Red Line Oil, Weld Wheels, Schoenfeld Headers, KSE Racing Products, FK Rod Ends, Sparco, Simpson Race Products, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Worldwide Bearings, Todd Jorgensen, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, K&N Filters, Meridian Steel, Kenny's Components, Auto Meter, Allstar Performance, DJS Safe Seats, Arctic Cat and Southern Pacific Farms for their continued support.

 

 

Wilson Ready to Compete on Home Turf This Week During World of Outlaws Races in Ohio

Inside Line Promotions - NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (July 10, 2018) - Greg Wilson is heading into a couple of big races in his home state this week.

The Ohio native is scheduled to compete on Tuesday at Attica Raceway Park in Attica during the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic and Thursday through Saturday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg during the 35th annual Kings Royal with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series.

"It's always exciting to race in Ohio because a lot of our sponsors are based here as well as a lot of our family and friends," he said. "Plus, we have more laps at these tracks so we are able to adjust on the fly better."

Wilson has 19 career 410ci winged sprint car wins as well as a trio of 360ci triumphs at Attica Raceway Park. He has earned four 410ci wins, including one with the World of Outlaws, and nine 360ci victories at Eldora Speedway.

"That's always a confidence booster going to tracks where you've won," he said. "Right now we're looking for consistency and to continue improving our program every time we hit the race track."

Wilson raced last Friday and Saturday at Cedar Lake Speedway during the FVP Platinum Battery Showdown with the World of Outlaws. He placed 16 th during the opening night and 19th in the finale.

"We had some bright moments, including qualifying sixth quickest on Friday," he said. "We're working toward making all of the new dynamics of our team consistent from hot laps to qualifying to the heat race and the main event. We have bright spots here and there so we're aiming to find that consistency throughout each race night."

QUICK RESULTS -

July 6 - Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis. - Qualifying: 6; Heat race: 5 (2); Feature: 16 (15).

July 7 - Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis. - Qualifying: 21; Heat race: 6 (7); Feature: 19 (18).

SEASON STATS -

35 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 2 top 10s, 11 top 15s, 17 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Tuesday at Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio, for the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic and Thursday through Saturday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, for the 35th annual Kings Royal with the World of Outlaws Craftsman 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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - DNC Hydraulics

DNC Hydraulics, which is headquartered in Rawson, Ohio, is a hydraulic cylinder rebuilder for heavy duty construction equipment, mill type, crane, scrap metal recycling and large bore and stroke factory cylinders for various applications and many other industries. For more than 20 years DNC Hydraulics has been dedicated to serving each customer with the best service and response to their specific hydraulic repair needs and timelines. DNC Hydraulics strives to continually add and update machinery and tools to speed up repairs reduce costs improve quality and minimize down times on customers equipment. Each job is treated the same and evaluated separately so no detail is missed and the root cause of the problem is identified and corrected. For more information, visit http://www.DNCHydraulics.com.

"DNC Hydraulics has been a long-standing partner of Greg Wilson Racing," Wilson said. "Their support throughout the years has helped us get to the level of being able to compete with the World of Outlaws and we're grateful to have them as an important part of our team."

Wilson would also like to thank Hercules Tires, Ohio Logistics, Gear Alloy Wheels, Kinsler Fuel Injection, All Pro Cylinder, Redlined Welding & Construction, Maxim Racing, Callies, Magtech Ignition, Allstar Performance, SandRidge Custom, Banshee Graphics, Saldana Racing Products, Simpson Racing Products, Winters Performance, Pfann's Custom Performance & Restoration, Nagy Equipment Sales, Tim Hogan's Carpet (Lima, Ohio), Bedford Valley Petroleum, Real Capz, Mark Wolford Garage, Burns Petroleum, Elite Wings, Inter-State Truck Repair, Benson Marketing and Inside Line Promotions for their continued support.

 

 

Sanders Sensational Late at Ocean Speedway As He Nets Third Ocean Sprints pres. by Taco Bravo Feature Event Win

(PETERSEN MEDIA- Watsonville, CA)- Justin Sanders has a flair for the dramatics at Ocean Speedway. The local standout seemingly finds himself in the mix for the win late in the race week after week and the same story played out on Friday night as he grabbed the lead on lap 19 and went on to win his third Ocean Sprints pres. by Taco Bravo feature event of the 2018 season.

When the race came to life it was Cole Macedo grabbing the early lead before Matthew Moles made a bid for the top spot only to see a lap one caution negate his efforts.

Back underway, Macedo would continue to lead the way with Moles hot on his tail but a slight bobble by Moles would see him slip back to fourth as Justin Sanders would find himself in second when the caution flew on the ninth lap.

On an extremely slick Ocean Speedway surface, Macedo would continue to lead the way, as the race for second would pick up between Justin Sanders and Brad Furr. While those two battled Macedo would pull away and find himself in traffic allowing Sanders to close back in on him.

As the leaders jockeyed through slower cars, Sanders would dip low in turns one and two on the 19th lap and take over the top spot. A caution on the 20th lap would restack the field with Sanders leading the way over Macedo, Furr, Bud Kaeding, and Moles with just 10 circuits left in the race.

Out in front, Sanders would simply flex his muscles as he would lead the field in his wake and race his way to his third Ocean Sprints pres. by Taco Bravo win of the season ahead of Macedo, Furr, Kaeding, and Moles who rounded out the Top-Five.

Ryan Bernal would open Friday night up by earning Ray Scheidts Electric Quick Time Honors, while Macedo, Sanders, and Moles would each win heat races.

Matthew Moles would win the Dash and lead the field to green in the feature event. Bernal would have issues on lap one of the feautre and receive the Beer Optics Hard Luck Award, while Kyle Offill would have his elbows up the feature and gain 10 spots over the course of 30-laps and earn the High Five Pizza Hard Charger award.

2018 Winners- Justin Sanders (March 30th), Bud Kaeding (April 13th), Justin Sanders (April 27th), Brad Furr (May 4th), Bud Kaeding (May 11th), Koen Shaw (June 15th), Justin Sanders (July 6th).

ON TAP- The Ocean Sprints pres. by Taco Bravo are back in action on Friday night at Ocean Speedway.

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Ocean Speedway is located at 2601 E. Lake Ave Watsonville, CA 95076.

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Winged and Wingless Sprints plus Modifieds and Mod Lites at 81 Speedway This Saturday Night!

Park City, Kansas – July 9, 2018 - Whether you prefer your sprint car racing with wings, without wings or you just like fast-paced open-wheel action, 81 Speedway in Park City, Kansas has you covered. The track will be hosting all of the above as well as the exciting mod lites this coming Saturday night, July 14, as the National Championship Racing Association vs American Sprint Car Series Red River Region will invade the speedway. Also, the United States Auto Club Wingless Sprints of Oklahoma, NCRA Modifieds and the NCRA mod lites will also be on the racing card.

The NCRA vs ASCS Red River Region event will see the best 360-ci drivers throughout Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska do battle atop the tracks three-eighths mile oval. It will be challenge race number two for both series as they will also be doing battle the night before at Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kansas.

The NCRA will be led by three-time and defending tour champion and current points leader Jeremy Campbell. J.D. Johnson, Don Droud, Jr., Danny Jennings, Jeff Stasa, Jake Greider, Fred Mattox, Ray Seeman, JR. Topper and Kaden Taylor.

The ASCS Red-River region is led by current points leader Alex Sewell. Other drivers in that series point standings include Lance Norick, Sean McClelland, Tyler Thomas, Charles McManus and Cannon McIntosh.

The USAC Wingless Sprints of Oklahoma is in the midst of their inaugural season, sanctioning non-wing sprint car races throughout Oklahoma. This event is the only scheduled event in the state of Kansas at this time with drivers allowed to utilize the two-barrel and four-barrel carburetor options, current two-barrel champ sprint legal engines (predominate in Oklahoma), sealed 305-ci type rules- without the wings of course.

Oklahoma veteran Danny Smith currently sits atop the series point standings while Brett Wilson, Kyle Clark, Craig Carroll, Michael Tyre, II, Cameron Hagen, Johnny Kent, Casey Wills, Grand Wresche and Ty Hulsey round out that series top ten.

The NCRA Modifieds drivers are once again in a tight points race, yet a new face currently sits atop the point standings. Although winless this 2018 race season, Wichita’s Cody Schniepp currently sits atop the series point standings and will come into this night with a 65-point lead over three-time and defending tour champion Dan Powers. Third-generation driver Tanner Mullens has found victory lane three times this season and sits just 70-points out of the point lead. Other touring regulars include Scott Green, Tyler Davis, Josh Lanterman, Tad Davis, Bryce Schniepp, Jake Nightingale and Brandon Massey.

The NCRA Mod Lites are also on the card and race number four on their season with three-time and defending tour champion Justin Kinderknecht once again sitting atop the standings.

Gates will open at 5:00 PM with race action slated for a 7:00 PM start time. Adult general admission is just $20 while all pit passes are $30.

However, if you work at the following and show your badge or pay stub, you and a friend can get into the grandstands for free. Those places of employment include: Walmart, Sams Club, Target, Costco and Dillon Foods.
81 Speedway is located North of Wichita on I-135 to exit 16, then 0.7 mile west on 77th Street in Park City. More information on this and all other track events on the 2018 speedway schedule can be found on their official website www.race81speedway.com and their official facebook page: Race 81 Speedway. Questions pertaining to all-things 81 Speedway can also be answered by calling (316) 755-1781.

 

 

NCRA Weekend Double with ASCS This Weekend!

Park City, Kansas – July 9, 2018 - It’s double-header race weekend for the National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products 360-ci sprint car division as they head to Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kansas on Friday night before heading to their home track, 81 Speedway in Park City, on Saturday night. Both events will see the series joined by the American Bank of Oklahoma American Sprint Car Series presented by Smiley’s Racing Products.

In the twenty-nine-year history of the series 360-ci sprint division, the Humboldt event will be the inaugural event for the tour and will be race seven on the 2018 season.

Three-time and defending tour champion Jeremy Campbell currently sits atop the point standings with a slim twenty-point-lead over J.D. Johnson. Don Droud, Jr. of Lincoln, Nebraska sits third in the standings (-55) while Danny Jennings (-85) and Jeff Stasa (-95) round out the top five. Other drivers in the top ten expected to compete include Jake Greider, J.R.Topper, Fred Mattox and Kaden Taylor.

Six different drivers have found victory lane thus far this season and nine different, total, dating back to the end of the 2017 race season. Those drivers include Campbell, Jake Bubak, Droud, Jennings, Blake Hahn and Tim Crawley. Dating back to the last three events of last season the feature winners were Chris Morgan, Cody Ledger and Brian Bell.

Alex Sewell comes in as the ASCS Red-River region points leader and has a 119-point advantage over Lance Norick. Mattox sits third in their series point standings (-166) while Sean McClelland and Greider round out the top five.

Drivers indicating their intentions on competing in at least one of the two-slated events include Kyle Belim, Wyatt Burks and Jon Freeman; among others.

Friday night’s Humboldt Speedway event will see gates open at 6:00 PM with race time slated for 8:00 PM. Grandstand adult tickets are just $15 while children ages 6-12 is $5. All pit passes are $35.

Then on Saturday night, gates will open at 5:00 PM with race time set for a 7:00 PM start time. Grandstand general admission is $20 for adults while kids ages eleven and under will be admitted into the grandstands for free. All pit passes will be $30. However, if you work at the following and show your badge or pay stub, you and a friend can get into the grandstands for free. Those places of employment include: Walmart, Sams Club, Target, Costco and Dillons. More information on the NCRA sprint car division or any of the other three series divisions, can be found on their official website www.racencra.com and their facebook page: NCRA Racing Series. Questions regarding 81 Speedway events and the NCRA can be answered by calling (316) 755-1781.

To learn more on all-things ASCS, check out their official website www.ascsracing.com and also follow them on facebook, on Instagram and on twitter @LucasOilASCS.

 

 

Scotty Thiel – Scores a Top 5 and Top 10 on Doubleheader Weekend with IRA!

7/10/2018

Scotty Thiel and the STM #64 team headed out this weekend for a doubleheader with the IRA Sprint Car Series. The first stop was at the Dodge County Fairgrounds in Beaver Dam on Friday night where Thiel would have to overcome a mishap in qualifying but charged his way to a fourth place finish. Saturday night the team headed south to the Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, IL. Scotty would start out the night strong in qualifying and went on to lead some of the main event but a midrace tangle would set him back and finished in the seventh position.

23 cars signed into Dodge County on Friday night. Scotty would go out 8th in the qualifying order. He jumped the cushion coming out of turn four on lap one which upset the car fiercely but he saved it from getting into the wall. Unfortunately, that would cost him a ton of speed to start the second lap and the final result would be 13th quick on the night. That would place him to start 5th in heat race action. A heat race win would allow him to be in the redraw. The field took the green and Scotty charged hard going into turn one and two. He drifted up the track and got into the marbles up top which made him drop back a spot but he quickly made up for that going into turn three. He made his way back into the third position and would go on to slide his way into the second position a few laps later. He would end up finishing second in the heat race. That finish would place him to start in the 12th position for the nights 25 lap A-main event. The field took the green for the main event and Thiel began his charge forward right away. He picked up a few spots in the first few laps and several cautions along the way helped as the field would get bunched back up. Scotty would find himself in the top five at the halfway point of the event. A late race pass would get him into the fourth position with a few laps remaining. He was right on the bumper of the third place car but was not able to find a way around before the checkered flag flew. “Tonight wasn’t all that bad considering how it started out. I scared myself there a little in qualifying after jumping the cushion and almost hitting the wall. 12th to 4th was pretty good. Needed a couple more cautions or a few more laps and I think we could have been up a few more spots.” Scotty explained after the race.

The team headed south for Saturday’s event which took place at Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, IL. 40 cars signed into the pits. Scotty was the fourth car out to qualify and would put down the second quickest lap of the night. That would place him to start fourth in the heat race event. After working the high side of the track in the heat race he would end up finishing in the second position. Thiel would draw the #4 starting position for the nights 30 lap main event. The field took the green flag for the main event. Scotty drove his way into the second position in the first corner and pulled alongside the leader out of turn two. He was unable to make the pass and settled back into the second position. On lap five he would go on to battle for the lead and take full command of the lead one lap later. He lead for several laps and began to enter into heavy lap traffic. Trying to get around a lap car he began to work the middle of the track but lost ground and got passed. He moved back up to the top side of the track but would end up getting into a lap car who drove up the track coming out of turn four. Thiel would restart in the third position but had a few things broke on the car which made it difficult to get any forward drive. He fell back to the seventh position and would end up finishing there after 30 laps were complete. “Tonight was starting off really good but ended in a frustrating way. We had a fast car all night and I thought once we got into the lead we would be good. Lap traffic was very tough and I lost a lot of ground trying to get around some of them. It makes it tough when they are trying to race with the leaders. We fell back and then ended up getting tangled with one guy. I got into the wall a little and that broke the Jacobs ladder and I think the front end got beat up a little. It just didn’t drive right after that caution. Disappointed for my team as we worked hard to get this far tonight and have the results we did.” Thiel said after the main.

Next on tap for the STM team will be in two weeks on July 21st at the Plymouth Dirt Track in Plymouth, WI.

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Kerry Madsen Records First Win of Season During World of Outlaws Race at Cedar Lake

Inside Line Promotions - NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (July 9, 2018) - Kerry Madsen let out a huge exhale last Saturday at Cedar Lake Speedway, where he guided Big Game Motorsports to its first feature victory of the season.

"It was a bit of a relief," he said. "At times the more you want to win the further it'll be away. I feel like the more you go and do the things you need to do and get the feel you need to feel and have the patience it'll all click at some point."

It all clicked on Saturday during the FVP Platinum Battery Showdown with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. Madsen qualified fifth quickest overall before he won a heat race to advance into the dash. A sixth-place run in the dash started the Muddy backed team on the outside of the third row for the 41-lap A Main.

"If you start in the top 10 and you're good enough you'll win," he said. "And if you're not good enough it doesn't matter if you're starting a half a lap ahead. When you're racing with the World of Outlaws you want to go forward and get a good finish. You're not going to drive by everybody in a couple of laps. You want good starts and good momentum."

Madsen took advantage of both as he worked into the runner-up position before he gave chase to leader Brad Sweet throughout the second half of the main event.

"We were making ground on the leaders at all times," Madsen said. "As the race went on the car got stronger and stronger. I got into second and I was looking ahead like I might have to start coming up with a plan. With five or six laps to go the traffic was blocking the fast line. Sweet moved and I reacted to it and tried to be aggressive. I got a run in turn one and he slid me back."

A couple of laps later Madsen took the lead for good and he led the final three circuits to score his 25th career World of Outlaws win.

"It's been a work in progress," he said. "It wasn't a case of Guy (Forbrook) throwing some magic thing at it and it clicked. We've been trying to get back to what we had last year. We keep working and working. It clicked in the A Main."

The weekend didn't get off to as smooth of a start on Friday as Madsen qualified seventh quickest, placed seventh in a heat race, won the Last Chance Showdown and ended 18th in the main event.

"We got out of position and got swamped in the heat race," he said. "We weren't very good either so that was a double whammy. We weren't bad in the Last Chance Showdown, but we tried to get really aggressive with the car in the A Main. It was a traffic jam back there and we weren't good enough to fly up through there. It was disappointing. When you bury yourself early it's hard to get out."

Big Game Motorsports will join the World of Outlaws this Thursday through Saturday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, for the 35th annual Kings Royal. Madsen won the marquee event in 2014.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 6 - Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis. - Qualifying: 7; Heat race: 7 (3); B Main: 1 (1); Feature: 18 (19).

July 7 - Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis. - Qualifying: 5; Heat race: 1 (2); Dash: 6 (5); Feature: 1 (6).

SEASON STATS -

33 races, 1 win, 11 top fives, 22 top 10s, 25 top 15s, 29 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Thursday through Saturday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, for the 35th annual Kings Royal with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series

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Website: http://www.BigGameTreestands.com

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Sides Opening Month of Money This Week in Ohio

Inside Line Promotions - NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (July 9, 2018) - The 'Month of Money' has arrived for Jason Sides, who has four races in Ohio on tap this week.

The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series action begins on Tuesday at Attica Raceway Park in Attica for the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic before Eldora Speedway near Rossburg hosts the 35th annual Kings Royal Thursday through Saturday.

"I'm looking forward to it," he said. "Attica hasn't been one of our better tracks, but we've had some good runs at Eldora. We need to have a good qualifying effort each night and go from there."

Sides captured the $50,000-to-win Kings Royal in 2004. He's made the A Main during the marquee event during six of the last nine years, including two straight.

Sides tackled a doubleheader last weekend at Cedar Lake Speedway during the FVP Platinum Battery Showdown. He qualified 15th quickest on Friday before a charge from fifth to third place in a heat race lined him up ninth for the A Main.

"You could run anywhere on the track," he said. "It was a good track all throughout the night. There was a top and bottom. It made for a good race all the way through."

Sides battled for a top 10 throughout the race before ending 11 th.

The weekend concluded on Saturday. Sides timed in 17th quickest in qualifying, placed fifth in a heat race and netted a 13th -place result in the A Main.

"I felt pretty decent," he said. "We started where we left off Friday. I thought we were going to be pretty good, but I went in there and pushed up the track on the first lap of the main event. It seemed like I fell back three or four spots on that first lap. I fought to get back to where I started. By the time I did the race was over."

QUICK RESULTS -

July 6 - Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis. - Qualifying: 15; Heat race: 3 (5); Feature: 11 (9).

July 7 - Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis. - Qualifying: 17; Heat race: 5 (6); Feature: 13 (14).

SIDES MOTORSPORTS SEASON STATS -

39 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 6 top 10s, 18 top 15s, 31 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Tuesday at Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio, for the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic and Thursday through Saturday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, for the 35th annual Kings Royal with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.SidesMotorsports.com

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"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, VRP Shocks, BR Motorsports, Dancer Logistics, Inc., King Racing Products, Jim Schuhknecht, FSR Radiators, Mid-States Equipment, Pat Hanley Auction Co., Brad Roller, Driven Racing Oil, Ingles Racing Engines, Wings Unlimited and All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads for their continued support.

 

 

Dominic Scelzi Garners Pair of Top-Five Finishes at Cedar Lake Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (July 9, 2018) - Dominic Scelzi posted a pair of top-five finishes last Saturday at Cedar Lake Speedway during the FVP Platinum Battery Showdown.

Scelzi did double duty on Saturday during the final night of a doubleheader at the oval, where the action began on Friday with a 21st-place qualifying result, a sixth-place heat race run and a 21st-place A Main showing.

"On Friday we drew a big number for qualifying and going out late was not what we wanted," he said. "We didn't time in very good. We made it into the A Main through our heat, but we weren't all that great in the heat or in the main event. However, we made a 180 turn on Saturday. We timed really good and were phenomenal in the heat race. It was a really good battle and the car was awesome."

Scelzi guided his family owned, Roth Motorsports supported team to the sixth quickest qualifying result before a third-place finish in a heat race lined him up ninth for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series A Main.

"We kept getting better the whole feature," he said. "I ran the bottom for quite a bit. I ran the middle a little and ran the cushion at the end. I think we had equal speed wherever we went. Sheldon (Haudenschild) and I went at each other for 10 or more laps. Racing with (David) Gravel and even with Donny (Schatz) for a couple of laps was a lot of fun."

Scelzi battled for a top five throughout the 41-lap main event before closing with a fifth-place finish, which was his second top five of the season in World of Outlaws competition.

Scelzi also competed in the Upper Midwest Sprint Car Series portion of the event, racing a 360ci winged sprint car for Pat Donnohue with a No. 41 in tribute to Jason Johnson.

"It was an honor to run the No. 41 in remembrance of Jason Johnson and it was cool that we were able to donate all of our winnings of $700 to the Johnson Family," Scelzi said. "I really wanted to win, but we had a lot of fun and it was special to honor Jason."

Scelzi maneuvered from fourth to second place in a heat race before a fourth-place finish in the dash lined him up on the outside of the second row for the main event.

"We ran in fourth for about 10 laps and I was running the bottom," he said. "We had a yellow and I got to second on a restart. I was right there on the leader when the yellow came out again. We went into turn one on the restart and the leader slowed way down. I had to cut my momentum, which allowed the guy in third to get around the both of us so we finished third."

The third-place result was Scelzi's sixth podium of the season.

Scelzi is slated to compete four times in Ohio this week beginning on Tuesday at Attica Raceway Park in Attica for the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic before races Thursday through Saturday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg for the 35th annual Kings Royal.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 6 - Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis. - Qualifying: 21; Heat race: 6 (7); Feature: 21 (18).

July 7 - Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis. (410 sprint car) - Qualifying: 6; Heat race: 3 (2); Feature: 5 (9).

July 7 - Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis. (360 sprint car) - Heat race: 2 (4); Dash: 4 (4); Feature: 3 (4).

SEASON STATS -

30 races, 2 wins, 10 top fives, 15 top 10s, 17 top 15s, 19 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Tuesday at Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio, for the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic and Thursday through Saturday at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, for the 35th annual Kings Royal with the World of Outlaws Craftsman 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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"FK Rod Ends makes the best rod ends in the business," Scelzi said. "They help us out with the sprint cars and the micros. We really appreciate the support and we wouldn't run anything else."

Scelzi would also like to thank Whipple Superchargers, Red Rose Transportation, Inc., Fuel Delivery Services, Inc., Scelzi Enterprises, Carlucci Transport, Panella Trucking, Roth Motorsports, NAPA Auto Parts, Todd Jorgensen, Schoenfeld Headers, Weld Wheels, Red Line Oil, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Professional Seat Systems, Sparco, Simpson Race Products, Worldwide Bearings, Blast Tech, K&N Filters, Auto Meter, Meridian Steel, Allstar Performance, DJS Safe Seats, Arctic Cat, Kenny's Components and Southern Pacific Farms for their continued support.

 

 

Daniel Scores Fourth Straight Top-10 Finish at Knoxville Raceway

Inside Line Promotions - KNOXVILLE, Iowa (July 9, 2018) - Mason Daniel earned his fourth consecutive top-10 finish at the famed Knoxville Raceway last Saturday when he crossed the finish line ninth.

The native of Springville, Calif., has been among the top 10 in each race dating back to his win at the half-mile oval on June 16.

Daniel was ninth fastest in time trials to open the evening, which put him in the first heat race. The young driver finished fourth in his heat and lined up 11th for the 18-lap main event. Daniel worked his way forward a couple of positions to finish ninth.

"This past weekend the car was better than the driver," he said. "I can't thank Danny (Lasoski) and the guys enough. They gave me a fast car all night long and I just made mistakes in qualifying and at the start of the heat race. Then I wasn't aggressive enough at the start of the main event. I'm learning, getting more races under my belt and won't make the same mistakes twice."

With just four weeks remaining until the 28th annual 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank the car counts will be on the rise each week as "invaders" visit Knoxville Raceway to get laps in before the big event. Daniel and his team are looking forward to the challenge as they continue to get dialed in for the prestigious event.

"We treat every week the same no matter how many cars are there," he noted. "You can't get worked up or let it affect how you do things just because the field is bigger. Being confident in your car is a key and staying calm as well. We're just taking it one race at a time at Knoxville."

Daniel is just about to the halfway point of his rookie season in a sprint car. Through 22 races, he has a pair of wins to go along with 11 top-10 finishes. The wins came at Knoxville Raceway and Missouri State Fair Speedway in Sedalia, Mo. - two of the most historic tracks in the country. At the start of the season, every single track that Daniel visited was one that he had never been to.

"On paper I think it looks good," he said. "There are some nights we could have had better finishes, but it comes down to experience and laps. We've raced about 22 times now, which is not a lot. We've accomplished a good amount and I'm proud of that, but there are still nights I wish we could have been better, when I made mistakes. I think I'm continuing to improve and am looking forward to the rest of the season and next year."

Daniel will compete this Thursday at Cedar County Raceway in Tipton, Iowa, with the Sprint Invaders as part of the Cedar County Fair. On Saturday, he will take to the track at Knoxville Raceway.

QUICK RESULTS -

July 7 - Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa - Qualifying: 9; Heat race: 4 (2); Feature: 9 (11).

SEASON STATS -

22 races, 2 wins, 7 top fives, 11 top 10s, 16 top 15s, 19 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Thursday at Cedar County Raceway in Tipton, Iowa, with the Sprint Invaders and Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MasonDRacing

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Delray Tire

Delray Tire is a commercial tire dealer in the Central San Joaquin Valley of California. They provide tires and service to over-the-road, fleets, farmers, and commercial vehicles of all shapes and sizes. For more information, visit https://www.delraytire.com/.

"Delray Tire has been supplying our family business with tires for the last couple of years," Daniel said. "They have always been there as part of our sprint car operation and I can't thank them enough."

Daniel would also like to thank Dillon Risk Management, Golden State Peterbilt, Valley Pacific, Young's Commercial Transfer, Fresno Truck Center, Bell Helmets and Schoenfeld Headers for their continued support.

 

 

Three Sprint Car Classes Invading Jackson Motorplex Friday During New Fashion Pork Night

Inside Line Promotions - JACKSON, Minn. (July 9, 2018) - A trio of sprint car classes will compete this Friday at Jackson Motorplex during New Fashion Pork Night.

The Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprints, Midwest Sprint Touring Series and Upper Midwest Sprint Car Series are part of the DeKalb/Asgrow presents the Midwest Power Series by GRP Motorsports, which pays $3,000 to win and $400 to start the 360ci winged sprint car A Main.

Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids and NSL non-wing sprint cars presented by HitchDoc are also in the program.

Ryan Bickett, Jack Dover and Thomas Kennedy have each won once at the oval this season, where the 360 car count has averaged more than 36 cars each of the three nights.

Defending track champion Kaleb Johnson has used a division-leading four top-five finishes to build a six-point lead in the Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids championship standings. Shane Fick ranks second with Brandon Bosma and Elliot Amdahl tied for third - only nine points out of the lead.

Alex Schriever owns a 19-point edge over Clinton Bruns in the NSL non-wing sprint cars presented by HitchDoc championship standings. Brandon Stevenson is third - 39 points behind Schriever.

The pits open at 3:30 p.m. with the main gates opening at 5 p.m. Hot laps are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. with racing to follow.

Tickets are $17 for adults, $12 for seniors ages 62-years-old and older and $5 for students ages 13-years-old to 18-years-old. Children ages 12-years-old and younger get into the main grandstands for free. Pit passes are $35 for adults and $20 for children ages 12-years-old and younger.

Additionally, C&B Operations, LLC will give away six bicycles to children during the intermission. Children ages 10-years-old and younger can sign up as they enter the grandstand area.

UP NEXT -

Friday featuring the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprints, Midwest Sprint Touring Series and Upper Midwest Sprint Car Series 360 sprint cars, Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids and NSL non-wing sprint cars presented by HitchDoc

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 .

 

 

Speedweek Northwest Wraps Up At Cottage Grove July 13th And 14th
By Ben Deatherage
Cottage Grove, Oregon- Cottage Grove Speedway for the fifth time will close out Speedweek Northwest. CGS has ended Speedweek in the years 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2017. The 2018 dates at CGS will be Friday, July 13th and Saturday, the 14th. Unfortunately, with the wildfires in Northern California the events on Monday, the 9th, at Siskiyou Motor Speedway have been cancelled. This year's Speedweek Northwest is presented by BC Motorsports, HighLine Performance, and Champion Racing Oil.

There have been twenty-two total Speedweek Northwest events at “The Grove” with eleven different winners being produced. Roger Crockett has eight over Brent Kaeding who has three. Shane Stewart and Jason Solwold has won twice while drivers with just a single triumph include Justyn Cox, Brad Furr, Danny Horner, Jesse Hockett, Wayne Johnson, Kyle Hirst, and Logan Forler. Solwold and Crockett were last year’s winners.

Locally Cottage Grove Speedway has held two 360 Sprint races this season. Logan Forler, winner of the 2018 Marvin Smith Memorial Grove Classic, and Jason Solwold are the two victors thus far.

Friday is T-Shirt Night so if you wear Cottage Grove Speedway apparel you get into the races for just $5.00. Adults are $13.00, Juniors (13-17)/Seniors (62+)/Military $10.00, Kids (6-12) $5.00, and Children (5 & Under) FREE. Saturday prices are Adults $15.00, Juniors (13-17)/Seniors (62+)/Military $12.00, Kids (6-12) $5.00, and Children (5 & Under) FREE. For more information log on to www.cottagegrovespeedway.com.

For the latest news and information regarding the Western Sprint Tour be sure and visit sprints.nwextremseries.com or follow the Facebook page at “Western Sprint Tour”.

2018 Speedweek Northwest Schedule
Monday, July 9th-Siskiyou Motor Speedway-Yreka, California-CANCELLED
Tuesday, July 10th-Coos Bay Speedway-Coos Bay, Oregon
Wednesday, July 11th-Willamette Speedway-Lebanon, Oregon
Thursday, July 12th-Sunset Speedway Park-Banks, Oregon
Friday, July 13th-Cottage Grove Speedway-Cottage Grove, Oregon
Saturday, July 14th-Cottage Grove Speedway-Cottage Grove, Oregon

Past Speedweek Northwest Results At Cottage Grove Speedway (Courtesy of NWSprintCarHistory.com):
July 15th, 2017
A Feature: 1. 7N-Roger Crockett, ; 2. 18J-Jason Solwold, ; 3. 37-Mitchell Faccinto, ; 4. 33V-Henry VanDam, ; 5. 31C-Justyn Cox, ; 6. 5N-Seth Nunes, ; 7. 12-Jared Ridge, ; 8. 6A-Kyle Miller, ; 9. 17-Cam Smith, ; 10. 7-Tyler Thompson, ; 11. 16AUS-Daniel Keen, ; 12. 18T-Tyler Seavey, ; 13. 8R-Austen Wheatley, ; 14. 69NZ-Jamie Duff, ; 15. 33T-Nate Morelock, ; 16. 21W-Jake Wheeler, ; 17. 5D-Patrick Dills, ; 18. 12J-John Clark, ; 19. 1K-Kinzer Cox, ; 20. 5V-Michael Keen, ; 21. 33-Lucas Ashe, ; 22. 5B-Brian Boswell, ; 23. 4D-Cooper Desbiens, ; 24. Z7N-Zack Lynskey

July 14th, 2017
A Feature: 1. 18J-Jason Solwold, ; 2. 7N-Roger Crockett, ; 3. 94-Steven Tiner, ; 4. 31C-Justyn Cox, ; 5. 17-Cam Smith, ; 6. 6A-Kyle Miller, ; 7. 12-Jared Ridge, ; 8. 33-Lucas Ashe, ; 9. 5N-Seth Nunes, ; 10. 16AUS-Daniel Keen, ; 11. 18T-Tyler Seavey, ; 12. Z7N-Zack Lynskey, ; 13. 7-Tyler Thompson, ; 14. 5V-Michael Keen, ; 15. 21W-Jake Wheeler, ; 16. 4D-Cooper Desbiens, ; 17. 12J-John Clark, ; 18. 69NZ-Jamie Duff, ; 19. 37-Mitchell Faccinto, ; 20. 33T-Nate Morelock, ; 21. 8R-Austen Wheatley, ; 22. 5B-Brian Boswell

July 4th, 2016
A Feature 1: 1. 11-Roger Crockett, ; 2. 77-Kyle Hirst, ; 3. 94-Steven Tiner, ; 4. 5H-Cory Eliason, ; 5. 8R-Trey Starks, ; 6. 2L-Logan Forler, ; 7. 33V-Henry VanDam, ; 8. 51-Bricen James, ; 9. 37-Mitchell Faccinto, ; 10. 17-Cam Smith, ; 11. 18-Jason Solwold, ; 12. 22-Garen Linder, ; 13. 3-J.J. Hickle, ; 14. 31C-Justyn Cox, ; 15. 44-Jake Helsel, ; 16. 5D-Patrick Dills, ; 17. 2JR-Kelly Miller, ; 18. 1B-Chelsea Blevins, ; 19. 21P-Robbie Price, ; 20. 70-Raquel Ivie, ; 21. 12-Jared Ridge, ; 22. 6A-Kyle Miller

July 4th, 2015
A Feature: 1. 11-Roger Crockett, ; 2. 94-Steven Tiner, ; 3. 72-Phil Dietz, ; 4. 5V-Colby Copeland, ; 5. 31C-Justyn Cox, ; 6. 55-Trey Starks, ; 7. 9-Jayme Barnes, ; 8. 96-Greg Hamilton, ; 9. 43-Bradley Terrell, ; 10. 5N-Seth Nunes, ; 11. 11K-Michael Kofoid, ; 12. 70-Raquel Ivie, ; 13. 12-Jared Ridge, ; 14. 77-Kyle Hirst, ; 15. 22-Garen Linder, ; 16. 1NZ-Jamie Duff, ; 17. 21-Colby Wiesz, ; 18. 12P-Randy Pierce, ; 19. 5D-Patrick Dills, ; (DNS) 3AU-Daniel Sayre, ; (DNS) 44NZ-Daniel Anderson

July 3rd, 2015
A Feature : 1. 31C-Justyn Cox, ; 2. 55-Trey Starks, ; 3. 77-Kyle Hirst, ; 4. 5V-Colby Copeland, ; 5. 22-Garen Linder, ; 6. 9-Jayme Barnes, ; 7. 94-Steven Tiner, ; 8. 72-Phil Dietz, ; 9. 21-Colby Wiesz, ; 10. 11K-Michael Kofoid, ; 11. 5D-Patrick Dills, ; 12. 12-Jared Ridge, ; 13. 1NZ-Jamie Duff, ; 14. 44NZ-Daniel Anderson, ; 15. 96-Greg Hamilton, ; 16. 3AU-Daniel Sayre, ; 17. 12P-Randy Pierce, ; 18. 23-Rob Lindsey, ; 19. 34-Melissa Solesbee, ; 20. 11-Roger Crockett

July 5th, 2014
A-Feature: 1. 2L-Logan Forler; 2. 71-Colin Baker; 3. 77-Kyle Hirst; 4. 33V-Henry Van Dam; 5. 3C-Jonathan Allard; 6. 55-Trey Starks; 7. 94-Steven Tiner; 8. 22-Garen Linder; 9. 9R-Reece Goetz; 10. 9-Jayme Barnes; 11. 3-J.J. Hickle; 12. 37-Mitchell Faccinto; 13. 4J-Allison Journey; 14. 44-Kelly Miller; 15. 5N-Seth Nunes; 16. 71JR-Colby Carter; 17. 44NZ-Daniel Anderson; 18. 84K-Wayne Kniffen; 19. 10-Kyle Miller; 20. 12-Jared Ridge

July 4th, 2014
A-Feature: 1. 77-Kyle Hirst; 2. 2L-Logan Forler; 3. 3C-Jonathan Allard; 4. 37-Mitchell Faccinto; 5. 33V-Henry Van Dam; 6. 55-Trey Starks; 7. 12-Jared Ridge; 8. 3-J.J. Hickle; 9. 9R-Reece Goetz; 10. 9-Jayme Barnes; 11. 94-Steven Tiner; 12. 10-Kyle Miller; 13. 22-Garen Linder; 14. 5H-Chase Johnson; 15. 44-Kelly Miller; 16. 72-Phil Dietz; 17. 26F-Shane Forte; 18. 5D-Patrick Dills; 19. 71-Colin Baker; 20. 7N-Jared Peterson

July 6th, 2013
1. 11-Roger Crockett; 2. 77-Shane Stewart; 3. 5H-Justyn Cox; 4. 55-Trey Starks; 5. 71-Chadd Noland; 6. 68-Rob Held; 7. 9R-Reece Goetz; 8. 33V-Henry Van Dam; 9. 5N-Seth Nunes; 10. 22M-Mason Moore; 11. 10-Kyle Miller; 12. 2-Colin Baker; 13. 37-Steven Tiner; 14. 88-Brent Hoover; 15. 17-Cam Smith; 16. 10J-Jake Waddell; 17. 0J-Jay Cole; 18. 9T-Truman Winningham; 19. 44-Kelly Miller; 20. 3-J.J. Hickle

July 5th, 2013
A-Feature: 1. 11-Roger Crockett; 2. 77-Shane Stewart; 3. 10-Kyle Miller; 4. 55-Trey Starks; 5. 3-J.J. Hickle; 6. 2-Colin Baker; 7. 22L-Garen Linder; 8. 22M-Mason Moore; 9. 71-Chadd Noland; 10. 88-Brent Hoover; 11. 37-Steven Tiner; 12. 68-Rob Held; 13. 33V-Henry Van Dam; 14. 9R-Reece Goetz; 15. 17-Cam Smith; 16. 21T-Zack Spaulding; 17. 5H-Justyn Cox; 18. 22R-Mike Romig; 19. 10J-Jake Waddell; 20. 23-Rob Lindsey

July 18th, 2012
A-Feature: 1. 77F-Shane Stewart; 2. 39C-Travis Rilat; 3. 33V-Henry Van Dam; 4. F1-Rick Fauver; 5. 17-Cam Smith; 6. 10-Kyle Miller; 7. 9R-Reece Goetz; 8. 88-Jesse Whitney; 9. 12-Cody Ridge; 10. 13-Chadd Noland; 11. 94-Steven Tiner; 12. 5N-Seth Nunes; 13. 26F-Shane Forte; 14. 10J-Jake Waddell; 15. 11-Roger Crockett; 16. 11VS-John Michael Bunch; 17. 26-Sammy Wright; 18. 51-Jason Solwold; 19. 17W-Cole Wood; DNS 99D-Shawn Wright

July 13th, 2011
A Feature: 1. 38-Wayne Johnson; 2. 77-Kyle Larson; 3. 88-Tim Crawley; 4. 11-Roger Crockett; 5. 23-Seth Bergman; 6. 55-Trey Starks; 7. 99-Brady Bacon; 8. 39C-Jason Solwold; 9. 33V-Henry Vandam; 10. 2L-Logan Forler; 11. 94-Steven Tiner; 12. 98M-Mitch Olson; 13. 5H-Mason Moore; 14. 13-Chadd Noland; 15. 41-Dale Smith; 16. 35AU-Jamie Veal; 17. 26F-Shane Forte; 18. 21-Tommy Tarlton Jr.; 19. 96-Mack Brown; 20. 98-Joe Ramaker

July 14th, 2009
A-Feature: 1. 13-Jesse Hockett; 2. 0J-Jay Cole; 3. 57-Shane Stewart; 4. 11-Roger Crockett; 5. 35A-Wayne Johnson; 6. 12-Jared Ridge; 7. 98M-Mitch Olson; 8. 25C-Chad Groves; 9. 41-Dale Smith; 10. 23-Colin Baker; 11. 33V-Henry Van Dam; 12. 26-Tayler Malsam; 13. 6-Kyle Hirst; 14. 94Z-Zach Zimmerly; 15. 94-Steven Tiner; 16. 44W-Austen Wheatley; 17. 7N-Chadd Noland; 18. 8-Travis Rutz; 19. 51-Jason Solwold; 20. 2-Mike Melwicks

July 15th, 2008
A-Feature: 1. 7N-Roger Crockett; 2. 12-Jared Ridge; 3. 1-Danny Lasoski; 4. 4-Brock Lemley; 5. 39C-Jason Solwold; 6. 0J-Jay Cole; 7. 13-Chadd Noland; 8. 9-Jayme Barnes; 9. 6-Kyle Hirst; 10. 45-Jeffery Rivers; 11. 71-Hedge Carter; 12. 9J-J.J. Dishneau; 13. 68-Rob Held; 14. 9P-Jared Peterson; 15. 41-Dale Smith; 16. 25C-Chad Groves; 17. 12A-Casey Adams; 18. 22-Garen Linder; 19. 26-Travis Rutz; 20. 33V-Henry Van Dam

July 24th, 2007
A-Feature: 1. 1-Shane Stewart; 2. 75-Dale Smith; 3. 69-Brent Kaeding; 4. 98M-Mitch Olson; 5. 40-Brock Lemley; 6. 24-Jayme Barnes; 7. 0-Jonathan Allard; 8. 7N-Roger Crockett; 9. 91-Derek Ingalls; 10. 3N-Billy Nutter; 11. 4R-Robbie Vaughn; 12. 57C-Chris Schmelzle; 13. 2Z-Todd Zeitler; 14. 86-Marc MacKay; 15. 26F-Shane Forte; 16. 65-Brendan Boyce; 17. 11D-Jeff Delte; 18. 8-Travis Rutz; 19. 7D-Josh Dewitt; 20. 0J-Jay Cole

July 25th, 2006
A-Feature: 1. 75H-Danny Horner; 2. 7N-Steve Kent; 3. 33D-Jason Sides; 4. 3N-Billy Nutter; 5. 24-Braden Etchison; 6. 32S-Shawn Smith; 7. 98M-Mitch Olson; 8. 4Z-Dallas Zuniga; 9. 69-Brent Kaeding; 10. 8R-Travis Rutz; 11. 26-Rick Fauver; 12. 9T-T.J. Winningham; 13. 5C-Herman Klein; 14. 11-Roger Crockett; 15. 26F-Shane Forte; 16. 73-Marc Huson; 17. 33T-Jimmy Trulli; 18. 33V-Henry Vandam; 19. 68-Rob Held; 20. 22-Travis Jacobson

July 12th, 2005
A-Feature: 1. 69-Brent Kaeding; 2. 11-Roger Crockett; 3. 75-Dale Smith; 4. 0-Jonathan Allard; 5. 55-Kyle Hirst; 6. 1A-Dan Menne; 7. 2-Brad Furr; 8. 73-Marc Huson; 9. 7N-Steve Kent; 10. 7T-Jeff Thompson; 11. V8-Jeff Hodgson; 12. 3N-Billy Nutter; 13. 41-Marvin Smith; 14. 9T-T.J. Winningham; 15. 5SP-Gary Taylor; 16. 75H-Danny Horner; 17. 92-Andy Forsberg; 18. 68-Wayne Williams; 19. 98-Joe Ramaker; 20. 4Z-Dallas Zuniga

July 13th, 2004
A-Feature: 1. 11-Roger Crockett; 2. 69-Brent Kaeding; 3. 5-Stephen Allard; 4. 5H-Herman Klein; 5. 83V-Brad Sweet; 6. 66-Barry Martinez; 7. 24C-Chad Hillier; 8. 0J-Jay Cole; 9. 3N-Billy Nutter; 10. 9T-T.J. Winningham; 11. 5SP-Rick Fauver; 12. 49L-Dawn L. Morrison; 13. 33T-Jimmy Trulli; 14. 4Z-Dallas Zuniga; 15. 65-Brendan Boyce; 16. 75-Dale Smith; 17. 77F-Jason Solwold; 18. 24-Nick Evans; 19. 75M-Matt Menne; 20. 41-Marvin Smith

July 15th, 2003
A-Feature: 1. 11-Roger Crockett; 2. 9-Jayme Barnes; 3. 7N-Steve Kent; 4. 69-Brent Kaeding; 5. 5SP-Shawna Wilskey; 6. 92-Andy Forsberg; 7. 26-Jimmy Carter; 8. 81-Peter Murphy; 9. 24C-Chad Hillier; 10. 1C-Brad Sweet; 11. 75M-Dan Menne; 12. 41-Marvin Smith; 13. 7T7-Tim Boychuk; 14. 98-Joe Ramaker; 15. 3D-Jason Solwold; 16. 77F-Stephen Allard; 17. 3N-Billy Nutter; 18. 33T-Jimmy Trulli; 19. 75-Dale Smith; 20. 32S-Shawn Smith

July 16th, 2002
A-Feature: 1. 69-Brent Kaeding; 2. 92-Andy Forsberg; 3. 7N-Steve Kent; 4. 75-Dan Menne; 5. 75-Dale Smith; 6. 9-Jayme Barnes; 7. 11-Roger Crockett; 8. V8-Jeff Hodgson; 9. 36-Scott Adams; 10. 21-Ron Myska; 11. 5SP-Shawna Wilskey; 12. 81-Vern Scevers; 13. 4-Rick Fauver; 14. 0J-Jay Cole; 15. 22-Todd Heikes; 16. 39-Billy Nutter; 17. 3R-Johnny Rodriguez; 18. 72-Glenn Borden Jr.; 19. 41-Marvin Smith; 20. 40-Herman Klein

July 18th, 2000
A-Feature: 1. 2M-Brent Kaeding; 2. 7N-Steve Kent; 3. 75-Dale Smith; 4. 11-Roger Crockett; 5. 8-Shawna Wilskey; 6. 21-Jay Smith; 7. 36-Scott Adams; 8. 3R-Johnny Rodriguez; 9. 24C-Chad Hillier; 10. 39-Rick Fauver; 11. 75-Dan Menne; 12. 0J-Jay Cole; 13. 2K-Kvein Etchison; 14. 83-Steven Tiner; 15. 41-Marvin Smith; 16. 21-Ron Myska; 17. 9-Jay Barnes; 18. 32H-Kirk Haefs; 19. 28-Rick Smith; 20. 7W-Jayme Barnes; 21. 8B-Jonathan Allard; 22. 3N-Billy Nutter

July 20th, 1999
A-Feature: 1. 2-Brad Furr; 2. 75-Dale Smith; 3. 64-Randy Tiner; 4. 4-Rick Fauver; 5. 24-Damion Gardner; 6. 15-Jason Solwold; 7. 75-Dan Menne; 8. 76-Greg Brown; 9. 8-Shawna Wilskey; 10. A1-Mike Morelock; 11. 41-Marvin Smith; 12. 7-Gary Taylor; 13. 66-Barry Martinez; 14. 49-Chad Bauer; 15. 09-Tyson Cross; 16. 11-Roger Crockett; 17. 3D-Jay Smith; 18. 35-Travis Cram; 19. 6-Jay Harkness; 20. 4X-Rory Price; 21. 73-Marc Huson

June 9th, 1998
A-Feature: 1. 15-Jason Solwold; 2. 5-Shawna Wilskey; 3. 21-Jay Smith; 4. 23K-Kasey Kahne; 5. 77- Todd Heikes; 6. 6-Tim Kaeding; 7. 76-Greg Brown; 8. 77-Mike Benson; 9. 3D-Rick Fauver; 10. 4S-Dave Sims; 11. 56-John Youngquist; 12. 09-Tyson Cross; 13. 0-Ron Cox; 14. 29-Bud Kaeding; 15. 75-Dale Smith; 16. 40-Lindsey Casto; 17. A1-Mike Morelock; 18. 12-Randy Ridge

Past Speedweek Northwest Champions:
2017- Justyn Cox
2016- Trey Starks
2015- Colby Copeland
2014- Kyle Hirst
2013- Roger Crockett
2012- Mitch Olson
2011- Kyle Larson
2010- Roger Crockett
2009- Jesse Hockett
2008- Roger Crockett
2007- Shane Stewart
2006- Steve Kent
2005- Brent Kaeding
2004- Brent Kaeding
2003- Roger Crockett
2002- Steve Kent
2001- Steve Kent
2000- Steve Kent
1999- Brad Furr
1998- Bud Kaeding

All-Time Speedweek Northwest Win List (1998-Present):
Roger Crockett-23
Steve Kent-13
Brent Kaeding-10
Kyle Hirst-6
Shane Stewart
Brad Furr-5
Travis Rilat
Wayne Johnson-4
Colby Copeland- 3
Justyn Cox
Jesse Hockett
Rick Fauver-2
Danny Horner
Jason Johnson
Jason Solwold
Shawna Wilskey
Rico Abreu-1
Jonathon Allard
Colin Baker
Jayme Barnes
Seth Bergman
Jay Cole
Cory Eliason
Mitchell Faccinto
Logan Forler
Travis Jacobson
Bud Kaeding
Kasey Kahne
Kyle Larson
Danny Lasoski
Mitch Olson
Jason Sides
Cam Smith
Trey Starks
Henry Van Dam

 

 

Hendricks Excited for USAC Mid-America Midget Week

Inside Line Promotions - STILLWATER, Okla. (July 9, 2018) - It's been nearly a month and a half since Zane Hendricks last competed, which is both a blessing and a curse.

The break allowed the Tucker-Boat Motorsports team to rebuild following a rough outing throughout Indiana Midget Week in late May and early June. However, it also has kept Hendricks from staying fresh behind the wheel.

"The thing that's been the most challenging part of this year is racing five or six times and then have a month off," he said. "You get out of the racing groove. Plus, with USAC I think I'd only been to two of the tracks we've raced at. Luckily running with Chad and Billy (Boat) they've been to almost all of the tracks so they know what they're doing and they give me a good car each night. That helps a lot between the setup and driving advice."

Hendricks will have plenty of opportunity to race during the next week as he is entering Mid-America Midget Week with the USAC P1 Insurance National Midgets. The opening round is Tuesday at Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla.

"Red Dirt Raceway is 30 minutes from where I grew up," Hendricks said. "I've been there a few times between racing and just going to watch. It's my most confident track we'll go to this week. We ran there last year in the midget and I was running third until we had some break issues. It's a really fun track. Plus, it's the only time I race within five hours of home all year."

The remaining Mid-America Midget Week races are Wednesday at Solomon Valley Speedway in Beloit, Kan.; Friday and Saturday at Jefferson County Speedway in Fairbury, Neb.; and Sunday at Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex in Sweet Springs, Mo.

"I'd like to run in the top 10 every night," Hendricks said. "I'd like to have a couple of top fives and podiums, but I don't really know what to expect. We've had fast cars all season so we'll do our best to be in contention for great finishes each night."

SEASON STATS -

12 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 2 top 10s, 2 top 15s, 3 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Tuesday at Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla.; Wednesday at Solomon Valley Speedway in Beloit, Kan.; Friday and Saturday at Jefferson County Speedway in Fairbury, Neb.; and Sunday at Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex in Sweet Springs, Mo., for Mid-America Midget Week with the USAC P1 Insurance National Midgets

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.ZaneHendricks.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/hendricks_zane

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Vacuworx

Vacuworx, which is based in Tulsa, Okla., has been engineering and manufacturing the highest quality heavy-duty lifting equipment for the oil and gas, water and sewer, highway and heavy construction, concrete construction, landscaping and manufacturing industries since 1999. For more information, visit http://www.Vacuworx.com.

"Vacuworx has been helping us since I started racing," Hendricks said. "Their support has been incredible and without them I wouldn't have the opportunities I do."

Hendricks would also like to thank CK Power, Shorty's Machine Shop, Momentum Racing Suspensions, BP Fab, Esslinger, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Walker Performance Filtration, Eagle Motorsports, Intruder Chassis and Outlaw Wings for their continued support.

 

 

RacinBoys Providing Live Audio of Upcoming ASCS National Tour, ASCS Red River Region, URSS and Northwest Focus Midget Series Races

Inside Line Promotions – KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 9, 2018) – RacinBoys will offer live audio coverage from four different series this week.

The Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com show on Wednesday at Gillette Thunder Speedway in Gillette, Wyo., kicks off the action. RacinBoys also provides live A Main video for premium members of its website.

ASCS Red River Region races on Thursday at Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan.; on Friday at Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kan.; and on Saturday at 81 Speedway in Park City, Kan., will also be broadcast live.

United Rebel Sprint Series events on Saturday and Sunday at RPM Speedway in Hays, Kan., along with Northwest Focus Midget Series shows on Friday and Saturday at Wenatchee Valley Super Oval in Wenatchee, Wash., are also on tap.

RacinBoys showcases a top-notch website with the latest information and fresh content. A RacinBoys premium membership encompasses all content, including live A Main video from Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com races, special highlight videos and live audio broadcasts of events for the Lucas Oil NOW600 National Micro Series, the ASCS Red River Region, the ASCS Warrior Region, the United Rebel Sprint Car Series, the Northwest Focus Midget Series and Port City Raceway in Tulsa, Okla. The cost is only $6.50 per month or $50 per year.

Additionally, RacinBoys hosts PRIME TIME Live Coast to Coast brought to you by McCarthy Auto Group each Friday and Saturday via its website, Facebook Live and YouTube TV channels.

The free, live show focuses on grass-roots racing by providing instant updates and unique access, including Victory Lane interviews, correspondent connections and cut-ins to Pay-Per-View videos, from races around the country.

Follow the RacinBoys social media accounts for updated times of when to tune in on both Friday and Saturday night.

PRIME TIME Live Coast to Coast brought to you by McCarthy Auto Group is seeking correspondents to provide updates for tracks and series. To learn more about becoming a correspondent, email RacinBoys@RacinBoys.com.

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RacinBoys, founded by Scott Traylor and Kirk Elliott in 2003, is an internet broadcasting company covering all forms of motor sports. RacinBoys produces weekly radio shows on Sports Radio 810 WHB, ESPN Kansas City and its website RacinBoys.com. RacinBoys also provides live video and audio coverage of series and racing events including the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour, Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout and Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals. For more information, go to http://www.RacinBoys.com or e-mail racinboys@racinboys.com .

 

 

SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOUR HEADS TO EXPO WEDNESDAY FOR 11TH STRAIGHT YEAR PART OF TRUMBULL COUNTY FAIR; BICKNELL TOUR FOR RUSH MODS AT EXPO WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY THEN SUNDAY AT TRI-CITY

July 9, 2018 (By Mike Leone)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance is set for a huge week. The Sweeney Late Model Touring Series will be at Expo Speedway on Wednesday (July 11) as part of the Trumbull County Fair in Cortland, Ohio. The RUSH Sportsman Modifieds will have a trio of Bicknell Touring Series events with back-to-back shows at Expo on Wednesday and Thursday followed by Tri-City Raceway Park in Franklin, Pa. on Sunday. The RUSH Sprint Cars will also be competing at Tri-City. Racing begins early at 6 p.m. all three nights.

The 172nd annual Trumbull County Fair will again include racing on Wednesday night featuring the RUSH Late Models for $1,500 to-win in a "Platinum" event and for the fourth straight year the RUSH Sportsman Modifieds for $600 to-win. For the first time ever, the RUSH Sportsman Modifieds will also be part of Thursday's action at Expo in an $800 to-win Bicknell Tour event! Though these are all Touring Series shows, Weekly Series points will also be on the line for both divisions including Pace "Summer Chase" points for eligible Late Model racers, and "Futures Cup" points for eligible racers in both divisions.

It's been typical in the past for the Late Model races to come right down to the wire with exciting finishes in front of a big crowd in the covered grandstands. Past winners include Bobby Powell (2008), Max Blair (2009-2010, 2014-2015), Will Thomas III (2012), John Waters (2016), and Russell King (2011, 2013 & 2017).

On the strength of five straight top nine finishes, Jeremy Wonderling enters Wednesday as the Sweeney Late Model Tour points leader going after his first Series championship. During that stretch, Wonderling has recorded a pair of runner-up finishes and a third place; however, has been shutout of victory lane after the first eight events. Jason Genco is second in points in his first year on the Tour. Jeremy's brother Brady is third in points in his first year Touring driving the Randy Ralyea #z1. Jason Knowles is fourth as the top four in points are all from New York. Canadian Adam Ferri is fifth in points and is another racer Touring for the first time.

Platinum Tour events allow Tour member drivers that have missed a Tour race(s) to use the events as a replacement event or Tour members can use the events to throw out their worst finish. Drivers can use one Platinum show to replace a missed event and up to three to replace their worst Marquee finishes (or two if a Platinum is used to replace a missed Marquee event).

The 2015 event for the Sportsman Modifieds not only marked the first ever race for them at Expo, but made history being the first ever Bicknell Tour event run with Greg Martin earning the top honors. Chelsie Kriegisch then made more history in 2016 by becoming the first female to ever win at Expo in the track's history and the first female in the history of crate racing in the Northeast to win a Touring Series event! Last year saw Rocky Kugel become the third winner in three years.

"Expo has always been a fun event," stated RUSH Director Vicki Emig. "It's a great atmosphere with the fair going on and the fan support has always been great. The fans get free admission to the races with their fair admission and the pit pass for the racers gets them into the fair for free. We have to thank Bud Rodgers and the rest of the fairboard for continuing to allow us to bring our show to the Trumbull County Fair and for stepping up and giving the Sportsman Modifieds back-to-back events for the first time in their history."

The weekend will wrap up on Sunday at Tri-City with another RUSH doubleheader. The RUSH Sportsman Modifieds will run their third Bicknell Tour event in five days with a $600 to-win show that will feature timed warm-ups with the fastest qualifier earning $100 from Ohio Intra Express, while the RUSH Sprint Cars will race for the second and final time of the season at Tri-City in a $500 to-win, $125 to-start Bonnell's Rod Shop Weekly Series event.

"We have to thank Tri-City owner Mark Tatalovic and general manager Chad Wagner for their support of RUSH," added Emig. "Despite running a limited schedule, they have given three of our classes two events each. They also put down a new red clay surface in the turns that received great reviews from the racers at last month's RUSH Late Model, RUSH Sprint Car, and "410" Sprint Car show."

The Bicknell Tour for the RUSH Sportsman Modifieds has gotten off to a slow start as the first Tri-City show was rained out and then rain washed out the June 24 "Manufacturers Night" presented by MSD Performance at Sharon Speedway. That event will be rescheduled.

Precise Racing Products will award a $100 gift card for the "Pedal Down" Hard Charger that passes the most cars in each Late Model and Sportsman Modified feature. The TBM Brakes "Tough Brake of the Night" will award three bottles of Xtreme6 Racing Brake Fluid valued at approximately $45 along with a certificate for a discount off any TBM Brakes purchase for each division.

Officials will also determine the new Dirt Defender "Defensive Drive" to the driver that best defended his position throughout the night, and will receive a $40 product package at each Late Model and Sportsman Mod event. The award could go to a driver holding off another for the final heat race or B main transfer position, a driver denying a hard charging racer a feature win, a move to stay on the lead lap before a caution, or any such deserving move.

RUSH Sportsman Mod Officials will determine the Sherwood Racing Wheels "Man of Steel" award winner as one that bounced back from an earlier mishap to finish the event strongly. The selected driver will receive a certificate for a free Sherwood Racing Wheel.

Expo Late Model Feature Payoff : 1. $1,500 2. $800 3. $550 4. $410 5. $375 6. $340 7. $325 8. $295 9. $285 10. $280 11. $255 12. $250 13. $230 14. $225 15. $200 16. $195 17. $190 18-24. $185.

Expo Late Model Non-Qualifier Payoff: 1. $150 2. $125 3. $115 4. $110 5. $105 6. $100 7. $95 8. $90 9. $85 10-24. $80. Tow $75.

Expo (Wednesday) & Tri-City Sportsman Modified Feature Payoff: 1. $600 2. $400 3. $300 4. $250 5. $225 6. $200 7. $170 8. $165 9. $160 10. $150 11. $140 12. $135 13. $130 14. $125 15. $120 16. $115 17. $110 18-24. $100. Tow $50.

Expo (Thursday) Sportsman Modified Feature Payoff: 1. $800 2. $500 3. $350 4. $300 5. $250 6. $220 7. $180 8. $175 9. $170 10. $165 11. $160 12. $155 13. $150 14. $145 15. $140 16. $135 17. $130 18-24. $125. Tow $50.

2018 Sweeney RUSH Late Model Touring Series points (only Tour members receive points): 1. Jeremy Wonderling 723 2. Jason Genco 703 3. Brady Wonderling 690 4. Jason Knowles 660 5. Adam Ferri 649 6. J.J. Mazur 629 7. Cory Lawler 623 8. John Waters 615 9. Bill Kessler 510 10. Max Blair 482 11. Beamer Guzzardi 455 12. Darrell Bossard 442 13. Charlie Sandercock 431 14. Damian Bidwell 400 15. Jimmy Johnson 365 16. Kyle Murray 339 17. Garret Paugh 320 18. Cody Dawson 302 19. Bruce Hordusky, Jr. 299 20. Christian Schneider 292 21. Mike Franklin 282 22. Joe Watson 210 23. Brian Knowles 178 24. Chad Sines 169 25. Paul Norman, Jr. 167 26. Tony White 162 27. Braeden Dillinger 160 28. Cory Sines 148.

At Expo, drivers need to be prepared with fuel, tires, etc. ahead of time as there will be no supplier at the track. You do not have to a member of RUSH to compete. No transponders will be used. Driver radios are always mandatory and are channel 454.000. The entry fee is $75 for Late Models and $25 for Sportsman Modifieds on Wednesday & $35 for the Modifieds on Thursday. Pits open at 3 p.m. with warm-ups slated for 5:30 followed by racing at 6. Pit passes are $20.

Expo Speedway is a 5/8-mile dirt track located at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds just north of Route 305 on Hoagland-Blackstub Road in Bazetta Township, Cortland, Ohio. Pit access is Gate A right past the church. ATVs and golf carts must be kept in the pits and cannot go outside this area. For more information, check out www.trumbullcountyfair.com or call 330-637-6010.

For Sunday at Tri-City, pit gates open at 3:00 p.m. Drivers meeting will be at 4:45 p.m. with warm-ups at 5 and racing at 6. Pit passes are $35. There is a $25 entry fee for the Modifieds. The AMB/MyLaps transponders will be used.

Tri-City Raceway Park is a ½-mile dirt track located at 3430 Route 417, Franklin, PA 16323. For more information, check out their website at www.tricityracewaypark.com or call 814-676-2894 on race day. Like their Facebook by searching Tri-City Raceway Park and follow them on Twitter @TriCityRaceway.

RUSH Late Model marketing partners include Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, Pace Performance, Hoosier Tire, Bilstein Shocks, Sunoco Race Fuels, Bazell Race Fuels, Insinger Performance, MSD Performance, Holley Performance Products, Earl's Performance Plumbing, Quick Fuel Technology, FK Rod Ends, Schoenfeld Headers, Jones Racing Products, Racing Electronics, Dirt Defender, Dynamic Drivelines, Wrisco Industries, Frankland Racing Supply, Alternative Power Sources, Precise Racing Products, TBM Brakes, K&N Filters, Lincoln Electric, Pancho's Racing Products Velocita-USA, Classic Ink USA, Landrum Performance Spring, Schwartzmiller Ground Maintenance, Close Racing Supply, CrateInsider.com, RockAuto.com, Valley Fashions, Dirt Late Model Magazine, and Three Rivers Karting.

RUSH Sportsman Modified marketing partners include Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, Pace Performance, Hoosier Tire, Bicknell Racing Products, Bilstein Shocks, Sunoco Race Fuels, Bazell Race Fuels, Insinger Performance, MSD Performance, Holley Performance Products, Earl's Performance Plumbing, Quick Fuel Technology, FK Rod Ends, Sherwood Racing Wheels, Schoenfeld Headers, Jones Racing Products, Racing Electronics, Dirt Defender, Dynamic Drivelines, Wrisco Industries, Frankland Racing Supply, Alternative Power Sources, Precise Racing Products, TBM Brakes, K&N Filters, Lincoln Electric, Velocita-USA, Classic Ink USA, Schwartzmiller Ground Maintenance, CrateInsider.com, RockAuto.com, and Valley Fashions.

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/rushlatemodels and follow us on Twitter @RUSHLM.

 

 

STEWART EARNS TOP-10 FINISH AT CEDAR LAKE SPEEDWAY

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (JULY 9, 2018) - The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series headed to The Badger State this past weekend for two nights of racing. Shane Stewart and his Kyle Larson Racing team climbed from a 14th starting position to finish inside of the top-10 on Friday night's FVP Platinum Battery Showdown at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond. They followed that up with a 12th-place effort after an early spin in Saturday night's 41-lap feature event.

On Friday night, the Bixby, Okla., native qualified 14th and finished fifth in his heat race. Stewart started the 35-lap main event from the outside of row 7 and quickly moved into 12th on the opening lap. By lap 16, he jumped into the top-10. On the final circuit of the race, Stewart made one last pass to finish in eighth-place, capping a solid run in the feature.

The following night, Stewart was the first car out for qualifying and turned the fastest lap of the night. He went on to win his heat race and finish fourth in the Sears Craftsman Dash. Stewart started Saturday night's 41-lap feature event from the outside of row two and was running in the top-five when he got together with a lapped car and spun in turn two on lap 10. After restarting at the tail-end of the field, Stewart worked his way back up to a 12th-place finish.

"It's unfortunate that our weekend ended the way it did," said Stewart. "We were having such a strong run the entire night. But at least we were able to come back up and finish 12th. It feels good to have speed back in our ENEOS No. 2 car and I can't thank my team enough for that. I really look forward to the Month of Money, hopefully we can get some good finishes and turn our season around."

The Kyle Larson Racing team will be back in action Tuesday, July 10 at Attica (Ohio) Raceway Park for the Brad Doty Classic. Team owner Kyle Larson will also be competing in the Silva Motorsports No. 57. Tickets for Tuesday's race are available here.

QUICK NOTES:
TRACK: Cedar Lake Speedway DATE: July 6, 2018
QUALIFYING: 14th HEAT RACE: 5th
DASH STARTING POSITION: N/A DASH FINISH: N/A
FEATURE STARTING POSITION: 14th FEATURE FINISH: 8th

TRACK: Cedar Lake Speedway DATE: July 7, 2018
QUALIFYING: 1st HEAT RACE: 1st
DASH STARTING POSITION: 4th DASH FINISH: 4th
FEATURE STARTING POSITION: 12th FEATURE FINISH: 4th

SEASON STATISTICS:
STARTS: 36
WINS: 0
TOP-FIVES: 11
TOP-10s: 23
SOCIAL MEDIA:
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Twitter: @KLRteam
Instagram: @klr_team

 

 

Dave Blaney Bests All Star Field for 2nd Lou Blaney Memorial Victory

Concord, N.C. – (July 9, 2018) – In front of a huge crowd honoring the life and accomplishment of his father, Lou, Dave Blaney celebrated his first All Star Circuit of Champions victory in 2018 on Saturday, July 7th at Sharon Speedway in the Pete Grove-owned No. 70 car. The win made him the first ever repeat winner of the Lou Blaney Memorial in the ten years of its running.

“For a couple weeks I've really wanted to win this race,” Blaney said. “We've done a lot of things to get ready. You know what you're getting when you come here: it's slick, smooth, and wide. I love coming back here to race. It's kind of bittersweet on dad's race, but it pays off when you do this.”

Blaney started second outside of All Star rookie Carl Bowser and jumped to an early lead underneath the No. 98 car on the bottom of turns one and two. The Hartford, Ohio native put a straightaway between himself and the rest of the field before catching lapped traffic on lap eight. Blaney lead every lap but the 22nd circuit as he battled heavy traffic in the back of the field, earning him his 2nd Lou Blaney Memorial title.

The victory was Blaney’s first All Star win at Sharon Speedway since 1990, and second win of 2018. Blaney and the No. 70 team bested a strong field of cars at Port Royal Speedway earlier this season on April 7th.

“It means a lot to get my first All Star win of the season at Sharon,” Blaney said. “We’re looking forward to kicking off the second half of the All Star season and this is a great way to do it.”

Blaney now sits in 5th place in drivers’ points with the All Star Circuit of Champions series. His next All Star race in the Pete Grove No. 70 will be at Eriez Speedway in Erie, PA on Friday, July 20th.

The team would like to thank their 2018 marketing partners: Mohawk Northeast, Beltline Body Shop, Lumber and Things, Linc Systems, River City Wood Products, Premier Pallet, Lutes Custom Cabinetry, Maria at FK Rod Ends, and Winters Performance.

About Dave Blaney Racing: One of the most respected and successful sprint car racers in the ranks, Dave Blaney won championships with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and the USAC Silver Crown Series, along with marquee events like the Knoxville Nationals, the King’s Royal, the Historical Big One, the Chili Bowl and the Gold Cup, before committing to a full time NASCAR career in 1998. His 2018 All Star Sprint Circuit of Champions campaign will be his first full-time sprint car season since he began his NASCAR career. For more information, please contact Kristin at kristin@dirtymouthcommunications.com

 

 

410 SPRINTCARS

Krikke Motorsport Goes Mad with New Driver

With an empty driver’s seat to fill for the upcoming 2018-19 season, Krikke Motorsport’s options for potential drivers were endless, but the team is pleased to announce that their newest addition will be none other than the ‘Mad Man’ himself: Kerry Madsen.

After much consideration and deliberation, Krikke Motorsport’s decision to engage Madsen to fill their driver’s seat for the upcoming season was an obvious one, with the current and four-time Australian Champion possessing almost three decades of Sprintcar racing experience in both Australia and America, having launched his Sprintcar career back in the 1990-91 season.

Renowned as one of Australia’s national treasures when it comes to speedway, Krikke Motorsport team manager Ryan Krikke has no doubts that the introduction of Madsen will bolster the team ahead of their upcoming season campaign.

“With the departure of Jamie Veal at the completion of last season, there was a lot of planning involved in acquiring a new team driver and having since concluded our negotiations, we are absolutely ecstatic to have Kerry coming on board this season,” explained Krikke.

“As one of, if not the most successful Australian driver, Kerry’s record both here in Australia and America speaks for itself. He is the ultimate professional both on and off the track and the perfect fit for our team.”

It seems that when one door closes, another one opens, with Madsen’s former team Keneric Racing having shut down operations in 2018, leaving him available to look at other options.

However, this season won’t be the first time the 2014 King’s Royal winner, who also has 25 career World of Outlaw round wins to his name, will compete with Krikke Motorsport, having made a cameo appearance with the Bunbury, Western Australia-based team in the 2013 Australian Championship at Brisbane’s Archerfield Speedway (Qld), when then team driver Tim Kaeding was ineligible to compete due to his American nationality.

“I’ve known the entire Krikke Motorsport team for a really long time and I had the pleasure of racing with them back in 2013, so I’m looking very forward to becoming a part of the team on a full-time basis,” expressed Madsen, who has placed higher than any other Australian driver in the history of the Knoxville Nationals, coming home second in the 2015 running of the event.

“Krikke Motorsport is a first-class team and they operate with the utmost professionalism at all times. Being familiar with the team, I’m expecting it to be a really smooth transition and hopefully we can hit the ground running when the season gets underway.”

With experienced crew chief Dylan Buswell, who has previously worked with Madsen, Krikke states it will be business as usual for the team when they take to the track with the St Marys, NSW-based driver.

“Although it was a shame to see Keneric Racing shut up shop, their closure came just as we were starting to look at our options in terms of team drivers, which allowed us to include Kerry as a possibility, so I’m rapt that it worked out for both us and him in the end,” he added.

“Preparation is already well underway for next season, and we’ll be looking to complete a similar schedule to last season.

“We’re setting the bar high. No driver has ever been able to win the World Series Sprintcars Championship, the Australian Championship and the Grand Annual Classic in one season so that’s what we’re going to shoot for if the schedules allow, and with Madsen behind the wheel, we’re confident that we’ll have what it takes to try and achieve that.”

A full season schedule and list of 2018-19 season sponsors, along with the team’s new range of merchandise, will be released in the not too distant future, so stay tuned by visiting Krikke Motorsport’s website at www.krikkemotorsport.com.au or by following them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter by searching Krikke Motorsport.

 

 

Willmington Impresses as He Makes His American And Non-Wing Sprint Car Debut Friday At Gas City I-69 Speedway

GAS CITY, Ind., July 7— Twenty-year-old Braydan Willmington of Marulan, New South Wales, Australia, is checking a lot of things off his bucket list this month.

First, he took his first airplane flight that was longer than an hour when he made the 15-hour flight from Sydney, Australia, to Dallas-Fort Worth and then the three-hour flight from DFW to Indianapolis International Airport.

Visiting America was another checkmark. That started in earnest when he landed at IND on Saturday night, June 30, at 10 p.m.

And a third big one was checked off when he made his first start not only in an American auto race but also in a non-wing sprint car last night at Gas City I-69 Speedway.

Why Gas City?

“I’ve been watching the Facebook live posts from the track this year, and when the USAC cars come here I watch the races through the on-demand video streaming,” he said. “I just love these cars.”

Willmington has been racing midgets (which are called speed cars down under) for the last four years, and he’s run a 410 winged sprint car in Australia for the last two years. To date his biggest accomplishment in racing was a midget feature victory at Sydney Speedway on Dec. 28, 2015.

The non-wing sprint car he tackled on Friday was a completely new experience for him.

The trip is the result of a friendship he has with veteran Indianapolis-based racer Davey Ray, which began in 2015. “I’ve known of Davey for a lot longer though,” Willmington said.

“I got to know Davey when we raced against him in midgets in Australia,” he explained. “I told him I wanted to come to America and race, and we worked it out.” Willmington’s father, Garry, accompanied him on the trip.

Willmington drove one of Ray’s race cars Friday night at Gas City — a bright black DRC chassis with a Ray-prepped (RayPro) Chevy engine that carries the No. 89.

“We’ve known each other a while through racing,” Ray said in the pits before the races started Friday night at Gas City. “He wanted to do some midget racing, and I put this program together for him so he could run both midgets and sprints. This is his first race he’ll be competing in in America, and if everything goes well we’ll be back here next Friday night as well as race at Kokomo, Montpelier, and Plymouth before he goes home on the 22nd of July.”

Willmington took to Gas City I-69 Speedway like a koala takes to eucalyptus leaves. He finished second in his heat, and earned the sixth starting spot in the 25-lap feature. He was the only driver to run the high groove in the main event, he had several stirring battles, and with four laps to go he was third. He got a little too high on lap 23 and almost disappeared off the backstretch, but regrouped and brought his car home for an impressive fifth-place finish.

Was it all he thought it would be?

“It sure was!” Willmington said afterwards. “These cars are awesome, and the Gas City Speedway team did a great job with the track all night. I had so much fun, and I can’t thank Davey enough for the opportunity!”

 

 

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National Point Standings Through July 5

IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars – 1. Kevin Ramey, Fort Worth, Texas, 736; 2. Tyler Drueke, Ea­gle, Neb., 718; 3. Matt Richards, Lincoln, Neb., 676; 4. Robert Vetter, Wolfe City, Texas, 591; 5. Austin Mundie, Carrollton, Texas, 559; 6. Mike Houseman, Des Moines, Iowa, 501; 7. Colin Smith, Sheldon, Iowa, 498; 8. Casey Burkham, Combine, Texas, 495; 9. Chip Graham, Lewis­ville, Texas, 493; 10. Tucker Doughty, Sunnyvale, Texas, 482; 11. Andy Shouse, Oklahoma City, Okla., 469; 12. Kenneth Duke, Selinsgrove, Pa., 468; 13. Kyle A. Ganoe, Thompsontown, Pa., 466; 14. Jason Martin, Lincoln, Neb., 465; 15. Steve McMackin, Greenville, Texas, 447; 16. Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan., 442; 17. Elliot Amdahl, Flandreau, S.D., 424; 18. Grant Duinkerken, Riverdale, Calif., 416; 19. Drew Ritchey, Everett, Pa., 411; 20. Zach Newlin, Millerstown, Pa., 409.

State Point Standings

California – 1. Grant Duinkerken, Riverdale, Calif., 416; 2. Albert Pombo, Fresno, Calif., 388; 3. Monty Ferriera, Fresno, Calif., 385; 4. Vaughn Schott, Tipton, Calif., 336; 5. Michael Pombo, Fresno, Calif., 334; 6. Brendan Warmerdam, Lemoore, Calif., 293; 7. Kyle Rasmussen, Clovis, Calif., 289; 8. Rick Bray, Lemoore, Calif., 270; 9. Brooklyn Holland, Fresno, Calif., 260; 10. Mauro F. Simone, Fresno, Calif., 245.

Colorado – 1. Coby Pearce, Golden, Colo., 103; 2. Brian Hardman, Golden, Colo., 92; 3. Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan., 76; 4. Ryan Ellinger, Thornton, Colo., 65; 5. Todd Plemons, Arvada, Colo., 64; 6. Dave Wechsler, Lyons, Colo., 62; 7. Brad Wasson, Fort Morgan, Colo., 56; 8. Brian Her­bert, Kinsley, Kan., 39; 9. Ty Williams, Arcadia, Okla., 38; 10. Nick Haygood, Denver, Colo., 36.

Indiana – 1. Ethan Barrow, Bloomington, Ind., 318; 2. Andrew Bradley, Bloomington, Ind., 306; 3. Jeff Wimmenauer, Greenwood, Ind., 302; 4. John Paynter Jr., Bloomington, Ind., 301; 5. Ryan Tusing, Santa Claus, Ind., 285; 6. Anton Hernandez, Bloomington, Ind., 281; 7. Luke Bland, Blooming­ton, Ind., 259; 8. Roderick Henning, Middletown, Ohio, 254; 9. Colin Parker, Martinsville, Ind., 252; 10. A.J. Carlson, Linden, Ind., 245.

Iowa – 1. Mike Moore, Des Moines, Iowa, 365; 2. Mike Houseman, Des Moines, Iowa, 357; 3. Tyler Thompson, Des Moines, Iowa, 335; 4. C.J. Houseman, Des Moines, Iowa, 314; 5. Mike John­ston, Des Moines, Iowa, 303; 6. Bob Hildreth, Iowa Falls, Iowa, 302; 7. Joel Thorpe, Urban­dale, Iowa, 297; 8. Devin Wignall, Altoona, Iowa, 281; 9. Shadrach Sporaa, Boone, Iowa, 242; 10. Val Urman, Hugo, Minn., 231.

Kansas – 1. Jake Martens, Fairview, Okla., 153; 2. Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan., 136; 3. Steven Richardson, Liberal, Kan., 133; 4. Koby Walters, Liberal, Kan., 132; 5. Taylor Velasquez, Turpin, Okla., and Tyler Knight, Spearville, Kan., both 126; 7. Brian Herbert, Kinsley, Kan., 120; 8. Jason Martin, Lincoln, Neb., 114; 9. Ty Williams, Arcadia, Okla., 108; 10. Jordan Knight, Wright, Kan., 106.

Minnesota – 1. Brandon Allen, St. Peter, Minn., 326; 2. Billy Johnson, St. Peter, Minn., 308; 3. Trevor Serbus, Olivia, Minn., 299; 4. Michael Stien, Ceylon, Minn., 250; 5. Jeremy Schultz, Stew­art, Minn., 245; 6. Colin Smith, Sheldon, Iowa, 225; 7. Kaleb Johnson, Sioux Falls, S.D., 186; 8. Neil Stevens, Bingham Lake, Minn., 178; 9. Brandon Bosma, Round Lake, Minn., 166; 10. Nate Eakin, Spirit Lake, Iowa, 164.

Missouri – 1. Tyler Drueke, Eagle, Neb., 368; 2. Matt Richards, Lincoln, Neb., 362; 3. Chad Jar­rett, Savannah, Mo., 284; 4. Frank Rodgers, Lucas, Iowa, 219; 5. Mike Houseman, Des Moines, Iowa, 144; 6. Toby Chapman, Panama, Neb., 107; 7. Jack Potter, Lees Summit, Mo., 99; 8. C.J. Houseman, Des Moines, Iowa, 93; 9. Dakota Osborn, Savannah, Mo., 86; 10. Stuart Snyder, Lin­coln, Neb., 73.

Nebraska – 1. Shon Pointer, Grand Island, Neb., 323; 2. Tyler Drueke, Eagle, Neb., 315; 3. Tre­vor Grossenbacher, Bennet, Neb., 284; 4. Adam Gullion, Lincoln, Neb., and Daniel Nekolite, Oneill, Neb., both 281; 6. Toby Chapman, Panama, Neb., 273; 7. Clint Benson, Papillion, Neb., 269; 8. Stuart Snyder, Lincoln, Neb., 265; 9. Mike Boston, Lincoln, Neb., 263; 10. Joey Danley, Lincoln, Neb., 258.

New Jersey – 1. Eddie Wagner, Newfield, N.J., 77; 2. David C. Brown Jr., Aston, Pa., 75; 3. Tim S. Tanner Jr., Warminster, Pa., and Brendon Poff, Richboro, Pa., both 72; 5. Mark Bitner, Tren­ton, N.J., 68; 6. Bryant Davis, Norwood, Pa., 62; 7. Larry McVay, Bordentown, N.J., and Saman­tha Lieberman, Southampton, Pa., both 60; 9. Rick Stief, Garnet Valley, Pa., 59; 10. Austin Bishop, Elverson, Pa., 58.

North Carolina – 1. Jacob McLain, Indian Trail, N.C., 74; 2. Jeff Taylor, Cherry Hill, N.J., 72; 3. Tom Humphries, Waynesboro, Va., 71; 4. Craig Pellegrini Jr., Buena, N.J., 65; 5. Benjamin McCall, Fayetteville, N.C., and Neil Sandridge, Waynesboro, Va., both 57; 7. Daren Bolac, Moyock, N.C., 40; 8. C.J. Faison, Felton, Del., and Stephen Surniak, Mooresville, N.C., both 38; 10. Chris Ware, Williamsburg, Va., 37.

Oklahoma – 1. Andy Shouse, Oklahoma City, Okla., 351; 2. Gary Owens, Pauls Valley, Okla., 335; 3. Brandon Jennings, Moore, Okla., 333; 4. Travis Scott, Washington, Okla., 313; 5. Shane Sellers, Tuttle, Okla., 309; 6. Justin Mowry, Mustang, Okla., 298; 7. Chris Kelly, Oklahoma City, Okla., 295; 8. Tanner Conn, Oklahoma City, Okla., 294; 9. Josh Toho, Hinton, Okla., 274; 10. Cody Whitworth, Oklahoma City, Okla., 257.

Pennsylvania – 1. Kyle A. Ganoe, Thompsontown, Pa., 455; 2. Kenneth Duke, Selinsgrove, Pa., 428; 3. Drew Ritchey, Everett, Pa., 375; 4. Zach Newlin, Millerstown, Pa., 370; 5. Kyle Smith, South Egremont, Mass., 316; 6. John Walp, Wapwallopen, Pa., 313; 7. Johnny Scarborough, Bomo­seen, Vt., 294; 8. Jonathon Jones, Irvona, Pa., 289; 9. Ryan Lynn, Hollidaysburg, Pa., 263; 10. David L. Grube II, York Haven, Pa., 258.

South Carolina – 1. Jake Karklin, Waxhaw, N.C., and Craig Pellegrini Jr., Buena, N.J., both 75; 3. Stephen Surniak, Mooresville, N.C., 74; 4. Sean Vardell, Taylorsville, N.C., 72; 5. George Blaney, Harrisburg, N.C., and Benjamin McCall, Fayetteville, N.C., both 69; 7. John Frutchey, Charleston, S.C., 68; 8. David Kellogg, Sanford, N.C., 61; 9. Mike Leraas, Kernersville, N.C., 39; 10. Chaz Woodward, Statesville, N.C., 34.

South Dakota – 1. Dusty Ballenger, Harrisburg, S.D., 220; 2. Elliot Amdahl, Flandreau, S.D., 218; 3. Colin Smith, Sheldon, Iowa, 207; 4. J.D. Hommes, Rock Rapids, Iowa, 187; 5. Michael Stegenga, Sioux Falls, S.D., 153; 6. Jesse Lindberg, Sioux Falls, S.D., 133; 7. Jason Martin, Lin­coln, Neb., 120; 8. Nate Eakin, Spirit Lake, Iowa, 109; 9. Dalton Domagala, Luverne, Minn., 96; 10. Blain Petersen, Essex, Iowa, 94.

Texas – 1. Kevin Ramey, Fort Worth, Texas, 620; 2. Robert Vetter, Wolfe City, Texas, 569; 3. Casey Burkham, Combine, Texas, 495; 4. Austin Mundie, Carrollton, Texas, 492; 5. Tucker Doughty, Sunnyvale, Texas, 482; 6. Steve McMackin, Greenville, Texas, 447; 7. Chip Graham, Lewisville, Texas, 438; 8. Mark Klis, Waxahachie, Texas, 363; 9. Shane Thompson, Garland, Texas, 357; 10. Casey Carter, Red Oak, Texas, 339.

Virginia – 1. Anthony Harris, Harrisonburg, Va., 187; 2. Bill Rice, Schuyler, Va., 173; 3. Chris Ware, Williamsburg, Va., 167; 4. Mike Leraas, Kernersville, N.C., 152; 5. Michael Keeton, Doswell, Va., 113; 6. Jerald Harris, Rockingham, Va., 109; 7. Daren Bolac, Moyock, N.C., 108; 8. Glenn Worrell, Powhatan, Va., 106; 9. Joshua Perreault, Madison, Va., 98; 10. Neil Sandridge, Waynesboro, Va., 94.

 

 

CAREER 1ST WIN FOR BELDEN IN RUSH LM AT FULTON; REFT, MICHAEL & KING CAPTURE 1ST RUSH LM WINS OF 2018; RUHLMAN SWEEPS RUSH SPRINTS; 1ST SHARON RUSH MOD WIN FOR WEAVER

July 6, 2018 (By Jim Zufall)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Pulaski, PA)...The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Racing Series powered by Pace Performance speedways finally had some dry weather as all of the speedways in action were able to complete their events. Several drivers were able to garner their first wins of the season.

Darrell Bossard picked up the win on Friday night at Raceway 7 in Conneaut Ohio, out dueling Matt Latta, Breyton Santee, Khole Wanzer and Kyle Zimmerman for his third win of the season. Racing continues this Friday night with military vets with ID admitted free!

At Outlaw Speedway on Friday night, Chad Homan took the wins in both the heat and feature of the RUSH Dirt Late Model event. It was Homan's second straight win and third of the season at the Dundee, NY oval. Brian Knowles and Brad Smith rounded out the top three.

The RUSH Late Models made their fourth appearance of the season on Friday night at Delaware's Georgetown Speedway. After two third place finishes, Matt Hill picked up his second straight victory backing up his win on May 4th. His most recent win came over fellow front row starter Amanda Whaley. David Pettyjohn, Billy Thompson and Zac Weller were third through fifth. The next scheduled RUSH Late Model race on the season at Georgetown will be on October 26th.

The RUSH Sprints were part of the "Sprintacular" show on Friday night at Lernerville Speedway in their fourth appearance of the season. Chad Ruhlman hasn't been able to compete in all of the events this season due to work obligations, but heading into Friday night the Bemus Point, NY driver had won three of the four races he's competed in. Friday though was Ruhlman's first visit to Lernerville and he'd lead all 15 laps for the victory. Arnie Kent was second over Brandon Hawkins, Gale Ruth, Jr., and Zach Morrow.

On Saturday night at Stateline Speedway, Ruhlman made it a clean sweep of the weekend and clean sweep of both RUSH races held at Stateline taking the $600 win. Ruhlman has now won five of the six races he's run in with his only blemish being a second place at Tri-City. Kent was second for the second straight night. Tyler Powell turned in his season's best effort in third. Ruth was fourth for the second straight night with Brandon Hawkins fifth.

The RUSH Pro Mods meanwhile competed in just their second race of the season and it was defending RUSH Weekly Series Champion, Dennis Lunger, Jr., making it two-for-two. First year Pro Mod racer, Adam Ashcroft, was once again second with Scott Gurdak, Chad Carlson, and Justin Carlson rounding out the top five. The RUSH Pro Mods will return to action on Saturday night along with the RUSH Late Models, who have only been able to race once this season.

Daryl Charlier's dominance came to an end on Saturday night at Pittsburgh's Pennsylvania Motor Speedway in suburban Pittsburgh as Whitehall, Pa. resident Michael Reft scored his first of the 2018 campaign. Reft held off a 27-car field that included at stacked top five of Justin Lamb, Charlier, Garrett Paugh and rookie Logan Zarin. Racing resumes this Saturday night at PPMS with a jam-packed eight division show which includes the RUSH Late Models and the RUSH Sportsman Modifieds for their fourth visit of the season.

Saturday at Fulton Speedway, Bret Belden picked up his first career win in the RUSH Late Models. The former Stock Car racer came out on top over Justin Parkhurst, Dale Caswell, Kevan Cook and Chris Fleming. A regular card of racing is on tap for the Fulton, New York this Saturday, including an appearance by the Empire Sprint Series.

RUSH Late Model racing action at Genesee Speedway on Saturday saw Jason Genco pull off his second win of the season. After starting on the pole, Genco lost the lead to Bill Holmes who led for 16 of the 25 laps. Genco would get by Holmes on a lap 17 restart and cruise to the win. "The top is always so good here and he left the door open and I had to take it," said Genco in victory lane. "(Holmes) and I talked after and he knew he left it open so I was glad to go get it." Holmes held on for second. Doug Ricotta had his best result of the year, finishing in third, with Jon Rivers and David Pangrazio completing the top five. Racing returns to Genesee Speedway on July 14.

Andy Michael was able to collect his first win of the season on Saturday night at McKean County Family Raceway. Brad Mesler was second. J.D. Chamberlain was a season best third over Paul Grigsby and Kyle Zimmerman.

Saturday night at Delaware International Speedway, Kerry King used the night off for the Super Late Models to jump in a RUSH Late Model and go on to take the win. Charles Shawver and Jimmy Jesmer, Jr., battled side-by-side for the first seven circuits. King would use the rest of the race to move to the lead and hold off all comers including keeping the lead for a late green-white-checkered finish over Matt Hill, Billy Thompson, Amanda Whaley, and Sparky White. The RUSH Late Models return to action at Delaware this Saturday night.

Saturday night at Sharon Speedway, the RUSH Sportsman Modifieds were back in action and three time division winner Garrett Krummert picked up his first Sharon Speedway win adding to his pair at Pittsburgh and one at Tri City Raceway Park. Krummert, a Big Block Modified racer, has been finding success in the RUSH Sportsman Mods in just his first season in the division. On Saturday, he bested a 24-car field that included some of the biggest names in the division. When the checkers flew, he crossed under the flagstand with a nearly two second lead over Alan Dellinger. Justin Shea, Rocky Kugel and Kole Holden were third through fifth.

On the asphalt Saturday night, the three Jennerstown Speedway RUSH divisions were in action. In the Late Models, Gary Wiltrout scored the win over Joe Maruca, Mike Hemminger, Rick Boyer and Jeremiah Kuntz. In the RUSH Asphalt Modifieds, Anthony Aiello picked up another win in his rookie season in the division. Aiello won in convincing fashion over Tom Golik Jason Busch Gary Scott and Dustin Gursky. In the third RUSH Asphalt Division action Josh Coughenour picked up the win, besting Mel Wilt, Rick Meehlieb, Aaron VanFleet and Lauren Butler. Saturday July 7, 2018, Jennerstown Speedway's five division "Motor Mountain Mania" will be joined by the Super Cup Stock Series tour.

On Sunday, it was a Canada Day special at Port Colborne, Ontario's Humberstone Speedway. Charlie Sandercock would pull off the win in the RUSH Late Model event. He would take the win over Chad Homan, Colton Ledingham, Kyle Sopaz and Adam Ferri. A full card of racing this Sunday at Humberstone for the Bob St. Amand Sr. Memorial Night.

Also Sunday, Bradford Speedway in North Central Pennsylvania, saw one of the most hotly contested races of the year in the RUSH Late Model division. Eventual winner Brad Mesler, Damian Bidwell and Jeff Hoffman were all in contention for the lead during the race. The top three ended in that order while Joe Watson and Ward Schell rounded out the top five.

In RUSH Pro Mod action, Jeremy Wonderling took the win over Chad Carlson, Nate Hartzell, Adam Peterson and Justin Carlson. Bradford returns to racing this Sunday with Fan Appreciation Night and a full "Five Star" racing program.

At Eriez Speedway, Max Blair made it a perfect three-for-three in 2018 RUSH Late Model events at the Sunday night track. Fresh off Saturday night's win at Genesee, Jason Genco was a solid second over Scott Gurdak, Kyle Zimmerman, and Breyton Santee in his first Eriez start. Blair will look for his fourth straight win this Sunday night.

This Friday night (July 6), the RUSH Late Models make their second of three appearances to Can-Am Speedway in LaFargeville, NY for a $700 to-win, $100 to-start special. Then on Sunday will be the first ever RUSH Late Model show at Skyline Raceway Park in Cortland, NY, which will pay $1,000 to-win, $100 to-start.

The RUSH Late Models were rained out on June 23 at Winchester, had the night off on June 30, but will return to action this Saturday night.

Expo Speedway hosts the annually Trumbull County Fair races on July 11-12. Wednesday will be the RUSH Late Models in a $1,500 to-win Sweeney Touring Series event along with the RUSH Sportsman Modifieds in a $600 to-win Bicknell Touring Series event. The Mods will be back on Thursday racing for $800 to-win in another Bicknell Tour event.

Monday night, the RUSH Sportsman Modifieds were back in action as a support race for the Lucas Oil Late Model show on a very threatening night at Sharon Speedway. Jeremy Weaver took his number #35W to the win in the 20-lap $600 to-win special event. Weaver held off a strong 24-car field for his first career Sharon win and second overall. Garrett Krummert, Josh Deems, Rocky Kugel and Justin Shea made up the balance of the top five. The RUSH Sportsman Modifieds will take the next two Saturdays off from Sharon as they will compete in the "Modified Madness" show at PPMS.

RUSH Late Model marketing partners include Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, Pace Performance, Hoosier Tire, Bilstein Shocks, Sunoco Race Fuels, Bazell Race Fuels, Insinger Performance, MSD Performance, Holley Performance Products, Earl's Performance Plumbing, Quick Fuel Technology, FK Rod Ends, Schoenfeld Headers, Jones Racing Products, Racing Electronics, Dirt Defender, Dynamic Drivelines, Wrisco Industries, Frankland Racing Supply, Alternative Power Sources, Precise Racing Products, TBM Brakes, K&N Filters, Lincoln Electric, Pancho's Racing Products, Velocita-USA, Classic Ink USA, Landrum Performance Spring, Schwartzmiller Ground Maintenance, Close Racing Supply, CrateInsider.com, RockAuto.com, and Valley Fashions.

RUSH Sportsman Modified marketing partners include Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, Pace Performance, Hoosier Tire, Bicknell Racing Products, Bilstein Shocks, Sunoco Race Fuels, Bazell Race Fuels, Insinger Performance, MSD Performance, Holley Performance Products, Earl's Performance Plumbing, Quick Fuel Technology, FK Rod Ends, Sherwood Racing Wheels, Schoenfeld Headers, Jones Racing Products, Racing Electronics, Dirt Defender, Dynamic Drivelines, Wrisco Industries, Frankland Racing Supply, Alternative Power Sources, Precise Racing Products, TBM Brakes, K&N Filters, Lincoln Electric, Velocita-USA, Classic Ink USA, Schwartzmiller Ground Maintenance, CrateInsider.com, RockAuto.com, and Valley Fashions.

RUSH Sprint Car marketing partners include Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, Pace Performance, Hoosier Tire, Bonnell's Rod Shop, Bilstein Shocks, Insinger Performance, MSD Performance, Holley Performance Products, Racing Electronics, Dirt Defender, Frankland Racing Supply, Earl's Performance Plumbing, FK Rod Ends, Schoenfeld Headers, Jones Racing Products, Precise Racing Products, TBM Brakes, K&N Filters, Lincoln Electric, Velocita-USA, Classic Ink USA, Landrum Performance Spring, Pancho's Racing Products, RockAuto.com, and Valley Fashions.

RUSH Pro Mod and Pro Stock marketing partners include Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, Pace Performance, Hoosier Tire, Bilstein Shocks, Sunoco Race Fuels, Bazell Race Fuels, Insinger Performance, MSD Performance, Holley Performance Products, Earl's Performance Plumbing, Quick Fuel Technology, FK Rod Ends, Schoenfeld Headers, Jones Racing Products, Racing Electronics, Dirt Defender, Dynamic Drivelines, Wrisco Industries, Frankland Racing Supply, Wrisco. Precise Racing Products, TBM Brakes, K&N Filters, Lincoln Electric, Velocita-USA, Classic Ink USA, RockAuto.com, and Valley Fashions.

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.

 

 

360C.I. RAZORBACK SPRINT CLASSIC Coming to TEXARKANA 67 SPEEDWAY Sat. JULY 14!

Texarkana, AR (7/6/18) by DarinShort.com. The 360C.I. NCRA Sprint Car Bandits (SCB) makes its series debut in Arkansas at the ¼ mile semi-banked Texarkana 67 Speedway next Saturday, July 14th at 8pm with the running of the Razorback Sprint Classic. The event will pay $1,500 to the 25-lap feature winners, $1,000 for second place and pays down generously to $300 to start each event (see below for complete breakdown). All non-qualifiers or non-starters will each receive $100. There is no driver entry fee, no series membership fee and just a $15 nightly draw fee.

With this being the first SCB event in Arkansas, it opens up the door for another possible new series winner – and going in to this event, there have been 11 different SCB feature winners in 12 nights this season! More on that aspect of this event is posted later on in this press release.

Sprint car teams not familiar with SCB series rules should go to www.SprintCarBandits.com prior to arrival for complete rules and procedures information. The cost to prepare your 360C.I. (or less) sprint car for SCB competition is negligible and takes a couple of crew members a short amount of time to make their car legal.

Over 95 sprint car teams have competed in the Sprint Car Bandits series during 2018 alone, so here’s your chance to check out this rules package that has saved teams thousands of dollars since its inception three seasons ago.

25+year veteran sprint car driver, Claud Estes III comments: "The Sprint Car Bandits rules have kept the competitiveness level much more in check between sprint teams of nearly all budgets. Plus, it has made 360C.I. racing much more affordable, and that's why our family supports the series. I think it's been fantastic, and we get to compete for excellent purses at every event. Guys feel like they have a fighting chance at a good performance from track to track because they're not being out-budgeted thanks to the Sprint Car Bandits series rear tire rules and wing angle rules. We saved a lot of money just in tires competing with the Series the past two season."

2016 SCB runner-up in series points, Junior Jenkins comments: "We are a budget conscious team, and since we started racing with the Sprint Car Bandits two years ago, we have noticed a sizable difference in our net nightly cost vs. earnings, and it has helped keep us on the track. Plus, I feel it has substantially closed the gap in the competition, giving more drivers a fighting chance."

Evidence of the above quote is the fact that in 2018 there have been 11 different Sprint Car Bandits series feature race winners in 12 events! With the vast amount of fast sprint car teams in the state of Arkansas, it’s possible an ‘invader’ could pick up a win at this event keeping the title of Razorback Sprint Classic winner out of the hands of one of the ‘Bandits regulars…we’ll just have to wait until July 14th to see who joins in on the fun!

Note all sprint car teams that sign in will draw for heat race starting positions, regardless of their engine C.I. displacement (360 or under) and will receive passing points to determine their straight-up from points feature race starting position. All SCB legal teams will compete for the same posted purse regardless of C.I. displacement (360 or under).

Texarkana 67 Speedway is located at 10641 E Broad St, Texarkana, AR 71854 and is quite easy to get to. Take the 'Hwy 108' exit off I-30 (exit 7, which is 7 miles from the Arkansas border – the Flying J is on the opposite side of intersection), then head south on Hwy 108 about 3/4 mile until it dead ends at Broad Street – also known as Hwy 67. Head east (left) on Hwy 67 and you will run into the track in about 2.8 miles. The track entrance will be on your left (north). Click texarkana67speedway.godaddysites.com for the track webpage. The first green flag on Saturday July 14th is slated for 8pm.

Texarkana 67 Speedway is racing the night before (July 13th) as well, with: IMCA Modifieds and IMCA Southern Sport Mods (full show) plus Factory Stock, Hobby and 4-Cylinder FWD (heats only). The Saturday night portion will include features for the Factory Stocks paying $1000 to win, Hobby Stocks $750 to win and 4-Cylinders $500 to Win.

Sprint Car Bandits teams are also welcomed to practice on Friday, July 13th during the 67 Speedway racing program.

SPRINT CAR TEAM BONUS: If you are one of the first two sprint teams that would commit to displaying their sprint car in front of the grandstand on Friday night July 13th from 5pm until race time, those two teams will each receive (3) free pit passes for the July 13th practice night for the sprint teams. To commit to this track promo, please contact the track directly at https://www.facebook.com/txk67speedway/ on Facebook.

JULY 14th 25-lap SCB feature race payback for this event: $1,500, $1,000, $600, $500, $400, $390, $380, $370, $360, $350, $340, $330, $320, $310, $300, $300, $300, $300, $300, $300. $100 for non-qualifiers or non-starters. No entry fee or series membership fee; $15 draw-in fee.

We would like to thank the sponsors of the Sprint Car Bandits series: Rodd Hanna's Air Performance, A&M Glass Service, Palm Harbor Homes, Kustom Craft Exhibits, Gen-Tech at FixYourGenerator.com, Mow Time in Farmersville, RockAuto.com, Pro-Tech Service Co., Scott Baylor Racing Engines, American Elevator Technologies, South Dallas Battery & Electric Co., Gary Floyd Homes, Utility Trailer of Dallas, Inc., DFW Urethane, Valvoline Express Care of Seagoville, www.ShopTheBOSS.com, www.DarinShort.com and the SCB points fund is sponsored by Smiley’s Racing Products & Hoosier Tire Southwest.

If your business is interested in getting involved with the SCB series, please email Info@SprintCarBandit.com . There are effective programs available for all sizes of budgets.

Click www.SprintCarBandits.com for the latest in series news or visit www.Facebook.com/SprintCarBandits to connect with us on Facebook.

NCRA Sprint Car Bandits Schedule, as of 07/05/18:

March 23 - Gene Adamcik Memorial, Heart o' Texas Speedway, Waco, TX (Michael Day $2,000)

March 24 - 105 Speedway, Cleveland, TX (Scottie McDonald $2,000)

March 31 - Superbowl Speedway, Greenville, TX (Michael Day $2,000)

April 14 - Texarkana 67 Speedway, Texarkana, AR – Rained Out, PPD til July 14

April 21 - LoneStar Speedway, Kilgore, TX - Rained Out, PPD til June 30

April 28 - NCRA vs Sprint Car Bandits, Southern Oklahoma Speedway, Ardmore, OK (Danny Jennings, $2,000)

May 11 - Buffalo Creek Speedway, Edgewood, TX - Track construction delays are moving this date to 9/14

May 12 - Grayson County Speedway, Bells, TX (Michelle Melton, $1,200)

May 26 - NCRA vs Sprint Car Bandits, 81 Speedway, Wichita, KS (Jake Bubak, $2,000)

May 27 - NCRA vs Sprint Car Bandits, 81 Speedway, Wichita, KS (Don Droud Jr. $2,000)

June 9 - Superbowl Speedway, Greenville, TX (Kyle Jones, $2,900)

June 16 - Golden Triangle Raceway Park, Beaumont, TX (Justin Fifield, $1,000)

June 22 - Children’s Tumor Foundation Night, Heart o' Texas, Waco, TX (Dale Wester, $1,200)

June 23 - Kennedale Speedway Park, Kennedale, TX (Jeb Sessums, $2,000)

June 30 - Firecracker 25, LoneStar Speedway, Kilgore, TX (Dalton Steed, $2,000)

July 14 - Texarkana 67 Speedway, Texarkana, AR $1,500/win & $300/start

July 28 - Rose Bowl Speedway, Winona, TX

August 4 - Cotton Bowl Speedway, Paige, TX $1,500/win & $300/start

August 18 - Golden Triangle Raceway Park, Beaumont, TX $2,000/win & $300/start

August 24 - Muscular Dystrophy Association Night, Heart o' Texas Speedway, Waco, TX

August 25 - 105 Speedway, Cleveland, TX $2,000/win & $300/start

September 14 - Buffalo Creek Speedway, Edgewood, TX

September 15 - Grayson County Speedway, Bells, TX

September 29 – SCB Series Championships LoneStar Speedway, Kilgore, TX $2,000/win & $300/start

Make plans to join us for the first-ever Sprint Car Bandits series event in Arkansas, with the running of the Razorback Sprint Classic at Texarkana 67 Speedway on Saturday, July 14th!

 

 

USAC Midwest Midget Championship Next Weekend at Jefferson County Speedway

Lonnie Wheatley, FAIRBURY, Neb. (July 6, 2018) – The inaugural USAC Midwest Midget Championship is just one week away.

Next Friday and Saturday, July 13-14, the USAC National Midget series will take to the 1/5-mile Jefferson County Speedway clay oval in Fairbury, NE, for the Riverside Chevrolet Midwest Midget Championship presented by Westin Packaged Meats and Schmidt’s Sanitation.

Along with the USAC National Midgets, the JayHusker Non-Wing Micro Sprints will be in action on both nights as well. The Saturday, July 14, USAC feature offers up boosted feature start money of $500.

Competitors must pre-enter to be eligible for the increased Saturday purse. Pre-entry is good for both nights of the “Midwest Midget Championship.” Deadline for pre-entering is Tuesday, July 10. Entry forms are available at https://usacracing.ticketspice.com/2018-midwest-midget-championship-fairbury-nebraska.

The Midwest Midget Championship at Jefferson County Speedway is the focal point of USAC’s Midwest Midget swing that kicks off at Meeker, Oklahoma’s Red Dirt Raceway with “Tuesday Night Thunder” on July 10 before moving on to Solomon Valley Raceway in Beloit, KS, the next night for the “Chad McDaniel Memorial” and then wrapping up at Missouri’s Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex on Sunday night, July 15.

With capacity crowds on hand for the USAC Midget event at Jefferson County Speedway over each of the past two years, even more seating has been added for this year’s extravaganza along with a new sound system. The always entertaining event will wrap up on both nights with a live band.

Minden, Nevada’s Tanner Thorson reigns as the defending USAC Midget winner at Jefferson County Speedway after battling past Oklahoma’s Tyler Thomas in the closing laps of last year’s feature. Thomas was runner-up to Arizona’s Chad Boat in the Inaugural USAC Midget event at Jefferson County Speedway in 2016. Lincoln, Nebraska’s Frank Galusha has topped the JayHusker Non-Wing Micro Sprint ranks over each of the past two years.

Sutter, California’s Logan Seavey, also a series Rookie contender, leads the way into the week in the hotly-contested USAC Midget championship chase. A member of the potent Keith Kunz Motorsports fleet, Seavey is just four points ahead of Arizona native Chad Boat with defending series champion Spencer Bayston (another Kunz entry) just nine points off the lead pace in third.

The Clauson-Marshall Racing duo of Zeb Wise and Tyler Courtney round out the top five in current points with others among the top ten including Broken Arrow native Brady Bacon, Kevin Thomas, Jr., Justin Grant, Ryan Robinson and Jerry Coons, Jr.

General admission tickets to the event are just $20 for adults each night with children under 54” tall just $5 each night.

Gates open at 4:30 p.m. on both July 13 and 14 with Qualifying at 6:30 p.m. and racing at 7:00 p.m.

A new campground with electric and water hook-ups just a few hundred feet from the track has been added as well. Limited spots remain. Contact Monica at 402-300-1281 to reserve your spot now.

Along with title sponsor Riverside Chevrolet and presenting sponsors Westin Packaged Meats and Schmidt’s Sanitation, other sponsors that are making the “Midwest Midget Championship” possible include Napa Auto Parts, Pollman Appliance, Chappell Roofing, Ole' Red 99.5, Side Trek Bar and Grill, Z-4 Trucking, Criner's Corner, Vaughn Contracting, Starr Plumbing, Fairbury Chamber of Commerce, Jefferson County Visitors Committee, Budweiser, Hepfner Racing Products, Rod End Supply, Keizer Wheels, EMI, Mud-X, Speedway Motors, Outlaw Wings.

The 1/5-mile Jefferson County Speedway is located at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds in Fairbury, NE, at 56885 Pwf Rd, Fairbury, Nebraska 68352.

More information regarding the event is available at https://www.facebook.com/MidwestMidgetChampionship/ or by calling Cody Brewer at 405-823-8095.

 

 

Sunset Speedway Park Has Thursday July 12th Date With Speedweek Northwest

 Banks, Oregon- Sunset Speedway Park will host the third round of the 2018 Speedweek Northwest schedule on Thursday, July 12th The “Banks Bullring” is the smallest and most northern facility that the series ventures to on the campaign. Unfortunately, with the wildfires in Northern California the events on Monday, the 9th, have been cancelled. This year's Speedweek Northwest is presented by BC Motorsports, HighLine Performance, and Champion Racing Oil.

Four times Speedweek Northwest has been to SSP with two different winners. Roger Crockett has the most, with three, while Kyle Hirst has just one. The 2012 was rained out just as the feature was rolling out.

Pit Gates open at 2:00 PM, Front Gates 4:00, Time Trials begin at 5:30, with Racing kicking off at 6:30. Tickets are $16.00 for Adults and Seniors/Military/Juniors (13-17) $13.00. A Family Pass (Two Adults and up to four Youths) is offered for $55.00 while Premium Seats are available for $35.00 each. Tickets, apparel, and more can be purchased online at www.pnwdirtracing.com . For more information log on to www.sunsetspeedwaypark.com.

For the latest news and information regarding the Western Sprint Tour be sure and visit sprints.nwextremseries.com or follow the Facebook page at “Western Sprint Tour”.

2018 Speedweek Northwest Schedule Monday, July 9th-Siskiyou Motor Speedway-Yreka, California-CANCELLED Tuesday, July 10th-Coos Bay Speedway-Coos Bay, Oregon Wednesday, July 11th-Willamette Speedway-Lebanon, Oregon Thursday, July 12th-Sunset Speedway Park-Banks, Oregon Friday, July 13th-Cottage Grove Speedway-Cottage Grove, Oregon Saturday, July 14th-Cottage Grove Speedway-Cottage Grove, Oregon

Past Speedweek Northwest Results At Sunset Speedway Park (Courtesy of NWSprintCarHistory.com): July 13th, 2017 A-Feature: 1. 7N-Roger Crockett, ; 2. 21W-Jake Wheeler, ; 3. 18-Tyler Seavey, ; 4. 37-Mitchell Faccinto, ; 5. 5V-Michael Keen, ; 6. 31C-Justyn Cox, ; 7. 69NZ-Jamie Duff, ; 8. Z7N-Zack Lynskey, ; 9. 4D-Cooper Desbiens, ; 10. 12J-John Clark, ; 11. 15R-Jake Gilman, ; 12. 16AUS-Daniel Keen, ; 13. 11X-Chris Batalgia, ; 14. 8R-Austen Wheatley

July 3rd, 2016 A-Feature 1: 1. 11-Roger Crockett, ; 2. 5H-Cory Eliason, ; 3. 94-Steven Tiner, ; 4. 31C-Justyn Cox, ; 5. 22-Garen Linder, ; 6. N8-Nate Vaughn, ; 7. 37-Mitchell Faccinto, ; 8. 10-Don Waddell, ; 9. 15R-Jake Gilman, ; 10. 2JR-Kelly Miller, ; 11. 11X-Chris Batalgia, ; 12. 8R-Trey Starks, ; 13. 26F-Shane Forte, ; 14. 5-Brian Boswell, ; 15. 4D-Cooper Desbiens, ; 16. 22C-Trevor Cook, ; 17. 44NZ-Daniel Anderson, ; 18. 21W-Jake Wheeler

July 14th, 2010 A-Feature: 1. 6-Kyle Hirst, ; 2. 33V-Henry VanDam, ; 3. 39C-Jason Solwold, ; 4. 23-Seth Bergman, ; 5. 98M-Mitch Olson, ; 6. 55-Trey Starks, ; 7. 11-Roger Crockett, ; 8. 41-Jason Johnson, ; 9. 7N-Jayme Barnes, ; 10. 94-Steven Tiner, ; 11. 08-Steve Vague, ; 12. 19-T.J. Hartman, ; 13. 10-Kyle Miller, ; 14. 22-Garen Linder, ; 15. 2L-Logan Forler, ; 16. 2M-Mike Melwicks, ; 17. 13-Chadd Noland, ; 18. 96-Mack Brown, ; 19. 31-Colton Akerstrom, ; 20. 0J-Jay Cole

July 17th, 2008 A-Feature: 1. 7N-Roger Crockett, ; 2. 1-Danny Lasoski, ; 3. 0J-Jay Cole, ; 4. 23-Seth Bergman, ; 5. 6-Kyle Hirst, ; 6. 9P-Jared Peterson, ; 7. 26-Travis Rutz, ; 8. 9J-J.J. Dishneau, ; 9. 26F-Shane Forte, ; 10. 71-Hedge Carter, ; 11. 86-Marc Mackay, ; 12. 12-Jared Ridge, ; 13. 4-Brock Lemley, ; 14. 25C-Chad Groves, ; 15. 15-Dan Dunlap, ; 16. 68-Rob Held, ; 17. 45-Jeffery Rivers, ; 18. 55-Ryan Gomes, ; 19. 9-Jayme Barnes, ; 20. 23T-Ted Baker

Past Speedweek Northwest Champions: 2017- Justyn Cox 2016- Trey Starks 2015- Colby Copeland 2014- Kyle Hirst 2013- Roger Crockett 2012- Mitch Olson 2011- Kyle Larson 2010- Roger Crockett 2009- Jesse Hockett 2008- Roger Crockett 2007- Shane Stewart 2006- Steve Kent 2005- Brent Kaeding 2004- Brent Kaeding 2003- Roger Crockett 2002- Steve Kent 2001- Steve Kent 2000- Steve Kent 1999- Brad Furr 1998- Bud Kaeding

All-Time Speedweek Northwest Win List (1998-Present): Roger Crockett-23 Steve Kent-13 Brent Kaeding-10 Kyle Hirst-6 Shane Stewart Brad Furr-5 Travis Rilat Wayne Johnson-4 Colby Copeland- 3 Justyn Cox Jesse Hockett Rick Fauver-2 Danny Horner Jason Johnson Jason Solwold Shawna Wilskey Rico Abreu-1 Jonathon Allard Colin Baker Jayme Barnes Seth Bergman Jay Cole Cory Eliason Mitchell Faccinto Logan Forler Travis Jacobson Bud Kaeding Kasey Kahne Kyle Larson Danny Lasoski Mitch Olson Jason Sides Cam Smith Trey Starks Henry Van Dam

 

 

Willamette Speedway Hosts Round #2 Of Speedweek Northwest On Wednesday July 11th

Lebanon, Oregon- Willamette Speedway will host the second race of the 2018 Speedweek Northwest schedule on Wednesday, July 11th. Unfortunately, with the wildfires in Northern California the events on Monday, the 9th, at Siskiyou Motor Speedway have been cancelled. This year's Speedweek Northwest is presented by BC Motorsports, HighLine Performance, and Champion Racing Oil.

There have been twenty Speedweek shows at the historic 1/3-mile clay oval and the facility has had a race every year with the exception of 1998 when it was cancelled due to rain. It is Roger Crockett that leads the list of Speedweek wins at Willamette with four while Steve Kent, Brent Kaeding, Kyle Hirst, and Wayne Johnson have managed to win two apiece. Drivers winning just once include Brad Furr, Jayme Barnes, Jason Sides, Jesse Hockett, Kyle Larson, Travis Rilat, and Cory Eliason.

Front Gates open at 3:30 PM with Racing scheduled to get started around 6:00. Tickets are Adults $16.00, Junior/Military/Seniors $14.00, Youth $10.00, Kids 5 & Under FREE, and the Family Pass is $55.00. Tickets can be purchased online at www.pnwdirtracing.com . For more information log on to www.trophymotorsports.com.

For the latest news and information regarding the Western Sprint Tour be sure and visit sprints.nwextremseries.com or follow the Facebook page at “Western Sprint Tour”.

2018 Speedweek Northwest Schedule Monday, July 9th-Siskiyou Motor Speedway-Yreka, California-CANCELLED Tuesday, July 10th-Coos Bay Speedway-Coos Bay, Oregon Wednesday, July 11th-Willamette Speedway-Lebanon, Oregon Thursday, July 12th-Sunset Speedway Park-Banks, Oregon Friday, July 13th-Cottage Grove Speedway-Cottage Grove, Oregon Saturday, July 14th-Cottage Grove Speedway-Cottage Grove, Oregon

Past Speedweek Northwest Results At Willamette Speedway (Courtesy of NWSprintCarHistory.com): July 12th, 2017 A Feature: 1. 8R-Kyle Hirst, ; 2. 7N-Roger Crockett, ; 3. 94-Steven Tiner, ; 4. 31C-Justyn Cox, ; 5. 12-Jared Ridge, ; 6. 8RW-Austen Wheatley, ; 7. 17-Cam Smith, ; 8. 21W-Jake Wheeler, ; 9. Z7N-Zack Lynskey, ; 10. 6A-Kyle Miller, ; 11. 18-Tyler Seavey, ; 12. 33-Lucas Ashe, ; 13. 7-Tyler Thompson, ; 14. 74-Michael Cunningham, ; 15. 12J-John Clark, ; 16. 5B-Brian Boswell, ; 17. 37-Mitchell Faccinto, ; 18. 16AUS-Daniel Keen, ; 19. 5M-Collin Markle, ; 20. 5V-Michael Keen, ; (DNS) 69NZ-Jamie Duff

July 5th, 2016 A Feature: 1. 5H-Cory Eliason, ; 2. 18-Jason Solwold, ; 3. 77-Kyle Hirst, ; 4. 94-Steven Tiner, ; 5. 33V-Henry VanDam, ; 6. 8R-Trey Starks, ; 7. 6A-Kyle Miller, ; 8. 21W-Jake Wheeler, ; 9. 2L-Logan Forler, ; 10. 21P-Robbie Price, ; 11. 31C-Justyn Cox, ; 12. 12-Jared Ridge, ; 13. 51-Bricen James, ; 14. 44NZ-Daniel Anderson, ; 15. 3-J.J. Hickle, ; 16. 2JR-Kelly Miller, ; 17. 5D-Patrick Dills, ; 18. 42X-Herman Klein, ; 19. 70-Raquel Ivie, ; 20. N8-Nate Vaughn, ; 21. 44-Jake Helsel, ; 22. 11-Roger Crockett

July 2nd, 2015 A Feature : 1. 23-Seth Bergman, ; 2. 11-Roger Crockett, ; 3. 77-Kyle Hirst, ; 4. 94-Steven Tiner, ; 5. 5V-Colby Copeland, ; 6. 21-Colby Wiesz, ; 7. 55-Trey Starks, ; 8. 31C-Justyn Cox, ; 9. 22-Garen Linder, ; 10. 17-Cam Smith, ; 11. 22B-Brock Lemley, ; 12. 3-J.J. Hickle, ; 13. 72-Phil Dietz, ; 14. 1NZ-Jamie Duff, ; 15. 11K-Michael Kofoid, ; 16. 5D-Patrick Dills, ; 17. 12P-Randy Pierce, ; 18. 44NZ-Daniel Anderson, ; 19. 70-Raquel Ivie, ; 20. 96-Greg Hamilton, ; 21. 35-Dominic Scelzi, ; 22. 10-Kyle Miller

July 2nd, 2014 A-Feature: 1. 77-Kyle Hirst; 2. 0-Bud Kaeding; 3. 3C-Jonathan Allard; 4. 22M-Mason Moore; 5. 94-Steven Tiner; 6. 24-Rico Abreu; 7. 5H-Chase Johnson; 8. 3-J.J. Hickle; 9. 9R-Reece Goetz; 10. 7N-Jared Peterson; 11. 6A-Kyle Miller; 12. 22-Garen Linder; 13. 44-Kelly Miller; 14. 55-Trey Starks; 15. 72-Phil Dietz; 16. 01-Andy Forsberg; 17. 12-Jared Ridge; 18. 71-Colin Baker; 19. 44NZ-Daniel Anderson; 20. 37-Mitchell Faccinto

July 3rd, 2013 A-Feature: 1. 39C-Travis Rilat; 2. 77-Shane Stewart; 3. 11-Roger Crockett; 4. 21T-Zack Spaulding; 5. 37-Steven Tiner; 6. 33V-Henry Van Dam; 7. 55-Trey Starks; 8. 5H-Justyn Cox; 9. 9R-Reece Goetz; 10. 17-Cam Smith; 11. 3-J.J. Hickle; 12. 22L-Garen Linder; 13. 44-Kelly Miller; 14. 22M-Mason Moore; 15. 22R-Mike Romig; 16. 0J-Jay Cole; 17. 5N-Seth Nunes; 18. 7C-Andy Forsberg; 19. 10-Kyle Miller; 20. 29-Willie Croft

July 14th, 2012 A-Feature: 1. 77X-Wayne Johnson; 2. 98M-Mitch Olson; 3. 45X-Johnny Herrera; 4. 41-Jason Johnson; 5. 99-Brady Bacon; 6. 05-Brad Loyet; 7. 5H-Logan Forler; 8. 33V-Henry Van Dam; 9. 18-Tony Bruce Jr.; 10. 11-Roger Crockett; 11. 22-Garen Linder; 12. 23-Seth Bergman; 13. 2-Dustin Morgan; 14. 17-Cam Smith; 15. 9R-Reece Goetz; 16. 39C-Travis Rilat; 17. 12P-Randy Pierce; 18. 12-Cody Ridge; 19. 51-Jason Solwold; 20. 31-Colton Akerstrom; 21. 9-Gary Wright; 22. 99D-Shawn Wright

July 13th, 2012 A-Feature: 1. 77X-Wayne Johnson; 2. 39C-Travis Rilat; 3. 98M-Mitch Olson; 4. 99-Brady Bacon; 5. 5H-Logan Forler; 6. 33V-Henry Van Dam; 7. 05-Brad Loyet; 8. 45X-Johnny Herrera; 9. 9R-Reece Goetz; 10. 2-Dustin Morgan; 11. 51-Jason Solwold; 12. 18-Tony Bruce Jr.; 13. 41-Jason Johnson; 14. 23-Seth Bergman; 15. 22-Garen Linder; 16. 12-Cody Ridge; 17. 31-Colton Akerstrom; 18. 26F-Shane Forte; 19. 12P-Randy Pierce; 20. 11-Roger Crockett; 21. 9-Gary Wright; 22. 10-Kyle Miller

July 14th, 2011 A -Feature: 1. 77-Kyle Larson; 2. 55-Trey Starks; 3. 88-Tim Crawley; 4. 33V-Henry Van Dam; 5. 11-Roger Crockett; 6. 94-Steven Tiner; 7. 99-Brady Bacon; 8. 23-Seth Bergman; 9. 39C-Jason Solwold; 10. 98M-Mitch Olson; 11. 26F-Shane Forte; 12. 31-Colton Akerstrom; 13. 35AU-Jamie Veal; 14. 21-Tommy Tarlton Jr.; 15. 13-Chadd Noland; 16. 27DD-David Hoiness; 17. 5H-Mason Moore; 18. 21W-Vern Wheeler; 19. 2L-Logan Forler; 20. 98-Joe Ramaker

July 13th, 2010 A-Feature: 1. 11-Roger Crockett; 2. 6-Kyle Hirst; 3. 94-Steven Tiner; 4. 41-Jason Johnson; 5. 29-Travis Rilat; 6. 98M-Mitch Olson; 7. 33V-Henry Van Dam; 8. 13-Chadd Noland; 9. 10-Kyle Miller; 10. 5D-Josh Dewitt; 11. 2L-Logan Forler; 12. 19-T.J. Hartman; 13. 08-Steve Vague; 14. 0J-Jay Cole; 15. 39C-Jason Solwold; 16. 6N-Billy Nutter; 17. 7N-Jayme Barnes; 18. 23-Seth Bergman; 19. 12P-Randy Pierce; 20. 99-Brady Bacon

July 15th, 2009 A-Feature: 1. 13-Jesse Hockett; 2. 11-Roger Crockett; 3. 3D-Paul McMahan; 4. 94-Steven Tiner; 5. 6-Kyle Hirst; 6. 98M-Mitch Olson; 7. 7N-Chadd Noland; 8. 12-Jared Ridge; 9. 35A-Wayne Johnson; 10. 2-Mike Melwicks; 11. 26-Tayler Malsam; 12. 25C-Chad Groves; 13. 68-Rob Held; 14. 8-Travis Rutz; 15. 0J-Jay Cole; 16. 33-Nate Morelock; 17. 23-Colin Baker; 19. 94Z-Zach Zimmerly; 20. 12P-Randy Pierce

July 18th, 2008 A-Feature: 1. 7N-Roger Crockett; 2. 39C-Jason Solwold; 3. 4-Brock Lemley; 4. 0J-Jay Cole; 5. 12-Jared Ridge; 6. 6-Kyle Hirst; 7. 26-Travis Rutz; 8. 2-Mike Melwicks; 9. 9-Jayme Barnes; 10. 68-Rob Held; 11. 23-Seth Bergman; 12. 25C-Chad Groves; 13. 13-Chadd Noland; 14. 7T-Jeff Thompson; 15. 2Z-Todd Zeitler; 16. 12A-Casey Adams; 17. 9T-T.J. Winningham; 18. 1-Danny Lasoski; 19. 5H-Christian Stover; 20. 6M-Phillip Del Rosa

July 25th, 2007 A-Feature: 1. 7N-Roger Crockett; 2. 1-Shane Stewart; 3. 69-Brent Kaeding; 4. 0-Jonathan Allard; 5. 40-Brock Lemley; 6. 0J-Jay Cole; 7. 75-Dale Smith; 8. 7-J.J. Hickle; 9. 86-Marc Mackay; 10. 3N-Billy Nutter; 11. 7O-Travis Jacobson; 12. 4R-Robbie Vaughn; 13. 33T-Jimmy Trulli; 14. 11D-Jeff Delte; 15. 7K-Danny Kirkpatrick; 16. 08-Steve Vague; 17. 98M-Mitch Olson; 18. 9H-Dean Freitas; 19. 7T-Jeff Thompson; 20. KR14-Tyler Spath; 21. 24-Jayme Barnes; 22. 8R-Travis Rutz

July 26th, 2006 A-Feature: 1. 33D-Jason Sides; 2. 69-Brent Kaeding; 3. 11-Roger Crockett; 4. 7N-Steve Kent; 5. 3N-Billy Nutter; 6. 26-Rick Fauver; 7. 75H-Danny Horner; 8. 7C-Cale Carder; 9. 7-Randy Vanaagten; 10. 5C-Herman Klein; 11. 26F-Shane Forte; 12. 98M-Mitch Olson; 13. 35A-Adam Main; 14. 68-Rob Held; 15. 98-Joe Ramaker; 16. 73-Marc Huson; 17. 22-Travis Jacobson; 18. 33V-Henry Vandam; 19. 23-Seth Bergman; 20. 9T-T.J. Winningham

July 13th, 2005 A-Feature: 1. 11-Roger Crockett; 2. 69-Brent Kaeding; 3. 0-Jonathan Allard; 4. 3N-Billy Nutter; 5. 24-Jayme Barnes; 6. 7N-Steve Kent; 7. 75-Dale Smith; 8. 92-Andy Forsberg; 9. 73-Marc Huson; 10. 33V-Henry Vandam; 11. 2-Brad Furr; 12. 75H-Danny Horner; 13. 98-Joe Ramaker; 14. 4Z-Dallas Zuniga; 15. 7Y-Stan Yockey; 16. 17-Rick Fauver; 17. 68-Rob Held; 18. 99E-Alex Hantel; 19. 12-Jared Ridge; 20. 55-Kyle Hirst

July 14th, 2004 A-Feature: 1. 69-Brent Kaeding; 2. 32S-Shawn Smith; 3. 9T-T.J. Winningham; 4. 11-Roger Crockett; 5. 3N-Billy Nutter; 6. 5-Stephen Allard; 7. 75-Dale Smith; 8. 5SP-Rick Fauver; 9. 5H-Herman Klein; 10. 66-Barry Martinez; 11. 34-Randy Vanaagten; 12. 24-Nick Evans; 13. 0J-Jay Cole; 14. 36-Travis Hawthorne; 15. 2R-Richard Brace Jr; 16. 7T-Jeff Thompson; 17. 57C-Chris Schmelzle; 18. 24C-Chad Hillier; 19. 83V-Brad Sweet; 20. 7T7-Tim Boychuk

July 16th, 2003 A-Feature: 1. 9-Jayme Barnes; 2. 69-Brent Kaeding; 3. 3D-Jason Solwold; 4. 7N-Steve Kent; 5. 11-Roger Crockett; 6. V8-Jeff Hodgson; 7. 26-Jimmy Carter; 8. 33T-Jimmy Trulli; 9. 41-Marvin Smith; 10. 66-Barry Martinez; 11. 77F-Stephen Allard; 12. 0J-Jay Cole; 13. 24C-Chad Hillier; 14. 99-Tyler Princeman; 15. 98-Joe Ramaker; 16. 92-Andy Forsberg; 17. 2B-Richard Brace Jr; 18. 5SP-Shawna Wilskey

July 17th, 2002 A-Feature: 1. 7N-Steve Kent; 2. 69-Brent Kaeding; 3. 11-Roger Crockett; 4. 75-Dale Smith; 5. 5SP-Shawna Wilskey; 6. 3D-Jason Solwold; 7. 92-Andy Forsberg; 8. 2-Scott Aumen; 9. 4-Rick Fauver; 10. 57C-Chris Schmelzle; 11. 39-Billy Nutter; 12. 21-Ron Myska; 13. 40-Herman Klein; 14. 36-Travis Hawthorne; 15. 3R-Johnny Rodriguez; 16. 75-Dan Menne; 17. 83-Steven Tiner; 18. 24C-Chad Hillier; 19. 7C-Cale Carder; 20. V8-Jeff Hodgson

July 17th, 2001 A-Feature: 1. 7N-Steve Kent; 2. 2M-Brent Kaeding; 3. 75-Dale Smith; 4. 3R-Johnny Rodriguez; 5. 77-Roger Crockett; 6. 4-Rick Fauver; 7. 8-Shawna Wilskey; 8. 7Y-Stan Yockey; 9. 9-Jayme Barnes; 10. 7T-Jeff Thompson; 11. 20D-Destiny Hays; 12. 3D-Jason Solwold; 13. 83-Steven Tiner; 14. 45-Gary Morgan; 15. 2W-Willie Croft; 16. V8-Jeff Hodgson; 17. 36-Scott Adams; 18. 12-Tony Menard; 19. 57C-Chris Schmelzle; 20. 66-Barry Martinez

July 19th, 2000 A-Feature: 1. 2M-Brent Kaeding; 2. 7N-Steve Kent; 3. 24C-Chad Hillier; 4. 11-Roger Crockett; 5. 41-Marvin Smith; 6. 75-Dale Smith; 7. 21-Jay Smith; 8. 76-Greg Brown; 9. 39-Rick Fauver; 10. 8-Shawna Wilskey; 11. 2K-Kevin Etchison; 12. 7T-Jeff Thompson; 13. 36-Travis Hawthorne; 14. 3R-Johnny Rodriguez; 15. 0-Gus Cooper; 16. 0J-Jay Cole; 17. 5C-Jeremy Cooper; 18. 66-Barry Martinez; 19. 17W-Randy Ridge; 20. 7W-Jayme Barnes; 21. 8B-Jonathan Allard; 22. 4D-Patrick Desbiens

July 21st, 1999 A-Feature: 1. 2-Brad Furr; 2. 11-Roger Crockett; 3. 09-Tyson Cross; 4. 3D-Jay Smith; 5. 8-Shawna Wilskey; 6. 75-Dale Smith; 7. 24-Damion Gardner; 8. 35-Travis Cram; 9. 4-Rick Fauver; 10. 7T-Jeff Thompson; 11. 66-Barry Martinez; 12. 73-Marc Huson; 13. 49-Chad Bauer; 14. 75-Dan Menne; 15. 26-Andy Page; 16. 2M-Jerry Miller; 17. 41-Marvin Smith; 18. 36-Scott Adams; 19. 49L-Gary Lynch; 20. 64-Randy Tiner

Past Speedweek Northwest Champions: 2017- Justyn Cox 2016- Trey Starks 2015- Colby Copeland 2014- Kyle Hirst 2013- Roger Crockett 2012- Mitch Olson 2011- Kyle Larson 2010- Roger Crockett 2009- Jesse Hockett 2008- Roger Crockett 2007- Shane Stewart 2006- Steve Kent 2005- Brent Kaeding 2004- Brent Kaeding 2003- Roger Crockett 2002- Steve Kent 2001- Steve Kent 2000- Steve Kent 1999- Brad Furr 1998- Bud Kaeding

All-Time Speedweek Northwest Win List (1998-Present): Roger Crockett-23 Steve Kent-13 Brent Kaeding-10 Kyle Hirst-6 Shane Stewart Brad Furr-5 Travis Rilat Wayne Johnson-4 Colby Copeland- 3 Justyn Cox Jesse Hockett Rick Fauver-2 Danny Horner Jason Johnson Jason Solwold Shawna Wilskey Rico Abreu-1 Jonathon Allard Colin Baker Jayme Barnes Seth Bergman Jay Cole Cory Eliason Mitchell Faccinto Logan Forler Travis Jacobson Bud Kaeding Kasey Kahne Kyle Larson Danny Lasoski Mitch Olson Jason Sides Cam Smith Trey Starks Henry Van Dam

 

 

TKS Motorsports – Successful Weekend with the Outlaws!

Des Moines, IA (July 5, 2018) – Two strong finishes with the World of Outlaws at the Knoxville Raceway has Austin McCarl and the TKS Motorsports team feeling good, as we’re just over a month away from the Knoxville Nationals! The Troy & Tammy Renfro-owned team will look to fend off their challengers for the top spot in the Knoxville point standings, in search of their fourth win of the season this Saturday night.

The Outlaws weekend got started with a strong run on Friday night, though both Austin and Troy noted areas for improvement as the Nationals draw closer. “We were really good on Friday night, but I wish we could have qualified just a bit better to put ourselves on the front row of the heat,” said Austin. “Putting it in the dash is huge with the Outlaws and really sets up for a strong run in the A-main.”

“The car was tight at the start of the feature, but really came on about 12 laps into the race,” said Troy. “The car became really maneuverable throughout the course of the race and we were definitely our best at the end.”

While Austin and the TKS team would finish 8th on night number one, the driver felt like he had a car that was worthy of a better ending. “I really wanted a yellow there near the end of the race,” said Austin. “I definitely felt like we had a top-five car.”

A strong top ten with the Outlaws had the team feeling good, but some tweaks on the setup they had made had them looking forward to the month of August. “Being able to race in bad air is such a big deal,” said Troy. “Starting mid-pack on Friday, we tried a couple of things and had the car working really well at the end of 25 laps. We were gauging the whole weekend on how to compete with that level of competition for 50 laps in August and Friday was a positive step in that direction.”

Saturday got off to a bit of a bumpy start in qualifying, but Austin was able to recover and put together a strong run in his heat to get the Casey’s General Stores/Midwest Basement Systems #2KS back towards the front. “We didn’t have the car tight enough in qualifying and that put us a bit behind,” said Troy. “Austin did an awesome job in his heat to go from fifth to 3rd and get us back to a pretty good starting spot for the main event.”

“I was able to get a great start in the heat on Saturday,” said Austin. “Getting up to third helped us a ton, because we went from having to start deep in the A-main to the outside of the fifth row.”

With tricky track conditions on Saturday night, an uncommon advantage was provided to the drivers that had to transfer from the night’s B-main. “I think Saturday was one of the rare occasions where it actually was helpful to run the B,” said Troy. “Turns one and two were pretty crumbly and I missed it with our setup; I based it off what we had done the night before when it should have been closer to what we normally do.”

The TKS team would end the night 12th, though it left them looking forward to getting back to the track this Saturday. “The track was definitely tough, with one set of turns being so different than the other,” said Austin. “However, I got to have a pretty good race there with Daryn Pittman and a couple other guys and I’m excited to get back out there Saturday and see if we can pick up our fourth win!”

“Overall, it was a pretty good weekend for us and we’re going to go into Saturday with the same mentality we’ve had all season,” said Troy. “We want to win, and as long as we do what we can to pull that off, the points will take care of themselves.”

While Austin and the TKS team will be looking for the win on the racetrack Saturday night, the team will also be cheering on the Iowa Barnstormers, who are hosting the United Bowl. “It would be great if both of our teams could take home wins on Saturday night for Don & Charlene Lamberti,” said Troy.

The TKS Motorsports #2KS and Austin McCarl will be back at the Knoxville Raceway this Saturday looking for another win and to maintain their place atop the 410 point standings! Check out the new TKS Motorsports website for the season schedule and more from the TKS team.

TKS Motorsports is thankful for the support from all of their loyal sponsors:

Casey's General Stores, Des Moines Industrial Products (DMIP), Midwest Basement Systems, Neumann Brothers Construction, AFA Wheels, AL Driveline, All Star Performance, AO Designs, ATL Racing Fuel Cells, Aurora Rod Ends, Billy Bell House Moving, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Butlerbuilt, Chalk Stix Torsion Bars, Fibreworks Composites, Gail Dielman, Hoosier, HRP, Indy Race Parts, Justice Brothers, KSE Racing Products, Liberty Ready Mix, Mag Tech Ignition, Maxim Racing Chassis, Parker Performance, PennGrade Motor Oil, Schoenfeld Headers, Slade Shock Technology, Snyder Landscaping & Lawn Care, Tony Moro Collision Center, Tony Moro Powdercoating & Sandblasting, Top Flight Wings, Walker Filtration Systems, Webb Family Farms, Wilwood, and Winters Performance Products.

 

 

Knoxville Raceway     Dennison Racing Tee's/Jersey Freeze Night


Join us on Saturday night for Dennison Racing Tee's and Jersey Freeze Night!

Hot Laps start at 6:45pm. Adult tickets are $15, teens are $10 and children 12 and under are free! Suite tickets are available for this Saturday for $30/person.

While you're at the track, stop by the Dennison Racing Tee's trailer located just outside the main grandstand entrance. Dennison Racing Tee's is the ONLY apparel company to sell official licensed Knoxville Raceway and 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Store gear!

Jersey Freeze Bucks for Jr. Fan Club Members


Attention all Jr. Fan Club Members! Make sure to check in at the table in front of the ticket office this Saturday to receive your FREE Jersey Freeze bucks!

Use your bucks to get some of Jersey Freeze's delicious ice cream, sundaes, milkshakes and more!
IndyCar Action at Iowa Speedway on Sunday


Following a great night of intense sprint car racing at Knoxville Raceway on Saturday night, why not make the trip to Iowa Speedway on Sunday?

The Verizon IndyCar Series will be in action Sunday with driver introduction starting at 1pm and the race beginning at 1:30pm.

While you're there, check out the dueling pianos bar in Turn 4, or the kids Q&A and bags tournament! Iowa Corn and Chevrolet will also be hosting a sweet corn feed from 11am - 1pm at the Team Chevy display!

Tickets start at $30
Checkered Flag Concessions - New Food Option Each Week!


This season our partners at Checkered Flag Concessions will be offering new food options to fans. The tentative menu for the month of July is as follows:

July 7 - Buffalo Wings

July 14 - Hot Ham & Cheese Sandwich

July 21 - Gyros (back by popular demand)

July 28 - Carolina Pulled Pork Sandwich

Sign up for the Annual KRCO "Bus Ride" Bar Crawl!


Kick-off the 58th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Store with the KRCO "Bus Ride" Bar Crawl!

The "Bus Ride" will kick off from Knoxville Raceway on Tuesday, August 7. All riders will meet at 4pm to receive their first beer FREE courtesy of Knoxville Raceway and Marion Country Fairboard.

The bus will depart at 5pm and make stops at several area bars and restaurants before returning to Knoxville Raceway at 11pm.

Registration is $50 and includes a custom KRCO Bus Ride Tee or Tank.
Warrant and Jack Russell's Great White at the Marion County Fair


Join Knoxville Raceway and the Marion County Fair for the 2018 Fair Concert featuring Warrant and Jack Russell's Great White with an opening act by Downtread.

The concert starts at 7:30 on Friday, July 13 and will be held in the infield of the race track. Some grandstand seating will be available in the infield, but guests are also encouraged to bring lawn chairs.

Drinks and concessions will also be available.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online or by calling the ticket office at 641-842-5431.

 

 

Covington Earns Hard Charger At Fred Brownfield Classic

CG Motorsports- Glenpool, Ok. (July 5th, 2018) Matt Covington came home with an 8th place finish followed by the Hard Charger that netted a 6th place finish this past weekend aboard his Triple X/WESMAR Racing Engines mount with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour, presented by Sawblade.com at the Grays Harbor Raceway during the Fred Brownfield Classic Race.

Matt started off Friday night with a 4th place effort in the heat after rolling out 8th. The result narrowly locked him into the A feature, putting him 16th. Covington was able to move forward throughout the feature and rally for an 8th place finish.

Saturday night, Covington had to work a little harder to get his A-Rock Materials/T&L Foundry machine into the show after a deep pill draw. Matt finished 6th in his heat race, failing to obtain the needed points to lock into the A. During the B, he managed to grab the 3rd and finale transfer, which placed him 22nd in the A feature. With a fast race car, Covington was able to charge through the field and gain 16 spots, landing him a 6th place finish and the Hard Charger award.

“Friday night was a decent run and respectable top-ten,” stated Covington. “It was good to be able to move forward in the feature, but we were still a bit off speed wise to run with the leaders. Saturday, we were just unlucky at the draw table and had several good cars in front of us in the heat. Once we got out of the B, I knew we had a fast car for the feature, but it’s hard when you start so deep. But the car was on a rail and we charged up through there pretty good. To start 22nd and come home 6th was a solid run for us. We had a car for the podium but ran out of laps. Mike has done a good job during this swing so far and I need to thank him for all his hard work. Our goal is to try for consistent runs and get the momentum back to carry us into the remainder of the season.”

Up next for Matt and the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series National Tour presented is the Third annual Grizzly Nationals at Gallatin Speedway in Belgrade, Mont. this Friday and Saturday.

Matt and his CG Motorsports team would like to thank all partners who have helped make this 2018 season possible. We look forward to the continued relationship throughout the year, along with future seasons to come: T&L Foundry, Triple X Chassis, A-Rock Materials, Winters, C.G. Martin Company, Factor 1 Racing, All-Star Performance, Outlaw Wings, DMI Components, Smiley’s Racing Products, Hoosier Tire, Keizer Wheels, Wilwood Brakes, ButlerBuilt, Best Graphics, Simpson Race Products, Wesmar Racing Engines, Huggins Cams, Bob Hurley RV, Eaton Industrial, Maxwell Oil, Schoenfeld Headers, CSI Shocks, KSE Steering, STW Trailer sales, and Brodix Cylinder Heads

2018 STATS: Starts-29, Wins-1, Top 5’s-8, Top 10’s-17

ON TAP: 7/6/2018 Gallatin Speedway - Belgrade, MT 7/7/2018 Gallatin Speedway - Belgrade, MT

LIVE RACE COVERAGE: Visit http://www.RacinBoys.com for free, live audio (Select Pay-Per-View video) during the season to catch all the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour events.

MERCHANDISE: Leftover 2017 shirts available now on the website at www.mattcovingtonracing.com or at the races in the trailer. 2018 apparel coming soon!

STAY CONNECTED: For all the latest news of Matt Covington during the 2018 season, visit his website, www.mattcovingtonracing.com, like him on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/mattcovingtonracing, or follow him on twitter, @mattcovington95.

 

 

Bacon Set for USAC Sprintacular after Picking off Fifth Win of the Year Last Weekend

Lonnie Wheatley, WINCHESTER, Ind. (July 5, 2018) – It’s back to Amsoil USAC National Sprint Car action for Brady Bacon and the Brady Bacon Racing No. 99 Sprint Car team with Friday night’s fourth running of the “Bill Gardner Sprintacular” at Lincoln Park Speedway in Putnamville, IN.

With a pair of series wins to his credit thus far in 2018, the two-time USAC Sprint Car champion sits a close sixth in points going into Friday night’s Lincoln Park tilt in which the No. 99 entry that will feature The Joie of Seating logo in this weekend’s livery.

Bacon will round out the weekend by making a return trip home to race at Tulsa’s Port City Raceway on Sunday night in Micro Sprint Car competition.

Bacon comes off a weekend in which he added his fifth overall win of the season in non-wing 410-ci action at Lawrenceburg Speedway last Saturday night after racing to a fourth-place finish with the wing on in Friday night’s All Star Circuit of Champions main event at Indiana’s Plymouth Speedway.

“It was a good weekend for us, we’ve been good in the winged car lately and then Saturday was a nice reunion and win with the Hoffmans,” Bacon commented.

Last weekend’s double began with what was only Bacon’s ninth winged 410-ci Sprint Car start of the season in All Stars competition at Plymouth Speedway. And the Broken Arrow, OK, native made the most of it by winning his heat race and then finishing fifth in the Dash to start the feature inside the third row.

From there, Bacon drove on to a strong fourth-place finish.

“We were going good, but once everyone got strung out on the top, it was hard to make up much ground,” Bacon explains. “When you get (Aaron) Reutzel and Haud (Jac Haudenschild) up front on the fence, it’s gonna be hard to track them down.”

Bacon rejoined forces with the Hoffman No. 69 for some wingless Saturday night competition at Indiana’s Lawrenceburg Speedway and raced to his fifth feature win of the season after topping heat race action earlier in the night.

“Rob was there as crew chief and Richard was there with a lot of friends, it felt like the old days,” Bacon said of the night.

While Bacon picked up the win, it wasn’t necessarily an easy one.

“(C.J.) Leary passed me early, I was able to get him back then he fell back some,” Bacon recalls. “We had to work for it, it wasn’t a cakewalk at all.”

This weekend’s USAC Sprint Car card at Lincoln Park Speedway on Friday and then Micro rounds at Port City Raceway on Sunday leads the way into next week’s USAC Midget swing through the Midwest that kicks off Tuesday night at Meeker, Oklahoma’s Red Dirt Raceway before continuing on through Kansas, Nebraska and Missouri.

Brady Bacon Racing is bolstered by the support of partners including Fatheadz Eyewear, Tel-Star Technology/Port City Raceway, Gene Frankowiak, Cimarron Cycle Works, Priority Aviation, Triple-X Race Co., FMR Racing, FK Indy, Heath Clips Lawn Care, Elliot’s Custom Trailers and Carts, B&S Cattle, Lucas Oil Products, Kiser’s Truck and Auto, Smiley’s Racing Products, Keizer Wheels, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions, FK Rod Ends, DMI, Walker Filters, ProGlide Coatings, Octane Ink, CP Carrillo, PAC Racing Allstar Performance, Simpson Racing Products, Driver Websites, Engler Machine and Tool, Wilwood Engineering, Schroth Racing, Smith Precision Products, KSE Racing Products, King Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, FSR Radiators, LRB Mfg. Indy Race Parts and Imperial Wagyu Beef.

2018 Quick Stats: 49 races, 5 wins, 22 top-fives, 30 top-tens.

Up Next: USAC National Sprint Cars at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, IN) on Friday night and Micro Sprint Cars at Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Port City Raceway on Sunday night.

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.

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.

 

 

Leeds Spec Sprints Into Antioch Speedway Show Saturday Night

By Don Martin II Antioch, CA...Bob Newberry leads the pack into Saturday night's All Star Series Wingless Spec Sprint program at Antioch Speedway. The 2004 champion scored his third Main Event win of the season last Saturday night after taking the lead from James East on lap five. With some pressure from Shannon Newton and Brandon Burd during the remaining few laps, Newberry still prevailed.

The win for Newberry increased his lead to 51 points over Newton in the championship battle. Newton, who is a two-time feature winner this season, needed to run smooth during the final laps himself as Burd was close behind him in third. Burd had steering issues down the stretch but still managed to muscle his car to the finish line.

Ageless veteran Roy Fisher finished fourth, meaning Burd didn't gain much on him in his quest to move into third in the standings. Fisher leads Burd by just 10 points, while one time winner Alan Miranda is 20 points behind Burd in fifth. Fisher and Burd are still searching for their first feature wins of the season.

Only eight points behind Miranda in his quest to get back into the Top 5 is Rick Panfili. Panfili has had just about everything that can go wrong take him out of the action so far this year, and he has put his car up for sale. He leads Scott Martin by just 18 points in the battle for sixth. Martin picked up his first heat race win last Saturday night.

Also making a good showing for himself in fifth last Saturday night was young hard charger Adam Teves in the Lloyd Beard Special. Adam has been running Dwarf Cars much of the season when he's had the opportunity to get behind the wheel, and he was excited to get back to driving the Spec Sprint.

Saturday night should be another great night of Wingless Spec Sprint racing, and other racers to watch for this week include Kevin Box, top rookie McKenzie Newton and 2015 champion Kyle Bakkie. For further information, go to www.antiochspeedway.com.

Antioch Speedway Point Standings All Star Series Wingless Spec Sprints Bob Newberry 320 Shannon Newton 269 Roy Fisher 262 Brandon Burd 252 Alan Miranda 232 Rick Panfili 224 Scott Martin 206 James East 188 McKenzie Newton 183 Kevin Box 106

 

 

Fifth Round Of Kendall Oil Winged Sprint Car Series Set For Saturday At Southern Oregon Speedway

By Don Martin II
White City, Oregon...On the heels of the exciting night of racing last week at Southern Oregon Speedway, the drivers in the Kendall Oil Winged Sprint Car Series get set to do it again this Saturday night. There were some good battles throughout the field last week as 12 competitors came to race.

David Hibbard collected his third feature win of the season as he increased his point lead to 31 ahead of Jeffrey Hudson, but the talk of the night had to be Blaine Cory. Blaine was celebrating his 21st birthday as he continues is quest for top rookie honors this season.

Cory, who won the 500 Open Kart championship at the little track back in 2014, started his evening right by winning his heat race ahead of Hibbard. He also outran Hibbard to win the Scramble, which determines the front rows of the Main Event. For about 10 laps, Blaine set the pace before Hibbard finally made his move by.

However, Cory did not falter. He continued to run smooth and consistent laps and finished second, not too far behind Hibbard at the checkered flag. The finish also moved him to within six points of Bailey Hibbard for fourth in the standings.

As David Hibbard continues to pull away on the field in the point race, there is still in very close battle going on for second. Jeffrey Hudson currently holds the position, but he only leads Enrique Jaime by 10 tallies after their battle last week. Jaime, who has a pair of third place feature finishes this season, was going for his third third place finish and attempted a last turn pass. However, Hudson managed to hold on and get the finish. These two young guns are definitely in the hunt for the Main Event win. Hudson had a win at the end of the 2016 season, but a win for Jaime would be his first.

Two veteran racers who have won at the speedway in the past are Charlie Thompson and Aaron Miller. Thompson outran Miller to get the sixth place finish last week as he gets closer to the Top 10 in the standings after a late start. The 2009 champion would have to be considered a threat to get a win. Miller, who used his seventh place finish to move into ninth in the standings, recently won a Main Event at Coos Bay Speedway.

After winning her first heat race earlier in the evening, Merissa Henson is another driver to keep an eye on in the quest for a feature victory. Hanson was the top rookie last season and finished second in the standings. She continues to have a knack for making smooth laps and getting her car to the finish line each week. She is also just 21 points out of the Top 5 in the current standings.

Though David Hibbard, Charlie Thompson and Aaron Miller carry a bit more experience over the rest of the competition, these young drivers are getting faster every week. They are setting the stage now to become the future stars of Sprint Car racing at Southern Oregon Speedway. Saturday night's racing program should be a good one. For further information, go to www.southernoregonspeedway.com.

Southern Oregon Speedway Points
Kendall Oil Sprint Cars
Presnted By Hays Oil
3 David Hibbard 134
L88 Jeffrey Hudson 113
48e Enrique Jaime 103
1 Bailey Hibbard 91
94 Blaine Cory 85
17m Merissa Henson 64
42 Theron Smith 58
04 Todd Whipple 55
2m Aaron Miller 52
31 Calvin Hibbard 50

 

 

Josh Schneiderman – Locked and Loaded for the Busy Week Ahead!

Des Moines, IA (July 5, 2018) – After an up and down weekend with the World of Outlaws at the Knoxville Raceway, Josh Schneiderman and the Deuce Motorsports team are looking forward to a busy week that will kickoff this Saturday at the Knoxville Raceway. “The Professor” will run five races in 8 nights, including the Brad Doty Classic and all three nights of the Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway!

Friday night’s show kicked off with “The Professor” laying down a solid lap in qualifying, setting him up well to advance to the night’s main event. “We qualified really well on Friday considering the competition that we were up against,” said Josh. “It was a good enough lap to start us where we just needed to hang strong in the heat to transfer to the A-main.”

Schneiderman would do one better in his heat, moving up a spot and locking himself into the feature. “We had a really good run in our heat and were able to get up to fourth,” said Josh. “It felt good to put it in the show on Friday night after a bit of a rough go of it the weekend before.”

The A-main would see Josh’s dual-role of driver and car-owner get the best of him. “My car-owner gene definitely came out during the feature,” said Schneiderman. “We were running mid-pack, but I pulled in about 7 laps into the race to save the motor, as we had another night left and that’s the engine we’re planning on running when we head out to Ohio in a couple weeks.”

An early exit left the Deuce Motorsports team with a 24th-place finish and, in hindsight, Josh wishes he would have stayed on the track to see how far he could have climbed in the World of Wheels #49. “Looking back at it now, I would have stayed out and tried to score a top ten,” said Schneiderman. “It’s an accomplishment to grab a top ten with the Outlaws and seeing now how Saturday ended up, it would have been cool to see where we could have finished.”

Saturday night started out rough for Josh, admitting to a driver error in time trials, before engine troubles bogged him down in his heat race. “We qualified pretty terribly on Saturday,” said Josh. “I should have run the bottom, but we ended up pretty deep in the field and we broke an electrode off the spark plug in the heat race, which killed our chances of making a run at a transfer spot. It’s hard enough to beat those guys when you have all eight cylinders firing, but when you’re on seven it’s nearly impossible!”

A couple pieces of bad luck came together after the heat to leave the Deuce Motorsports team scrambling to get the car to staging before the B-main. “The broken electrode was on the eighth spark plug, so, of course, the last one that we checked when trying to see what was wrong,” said “The Professor”. “Between that and Knoxville rushing through the show due to the threat of rain, we were late to staging for the B and ended up having to start 18th.”

While starting buried deep in the B-main field, Schneiderman mounted a valiant effort and came within shouting distance of a transfer. “The car actually felt great in the B-main after we got the motor fixed,” said Josh. “We made a strong run up through the field, but ended up with 7th. It was a bit of a letdown after Friday night, but all-in-all not a terrible weekend.”

Josh and the Deuce Motorsports team will be back in action at Knoxville Raceway this Saturday night, though the team is starting to look forward to the big week that will follow. “After Knoxville this Saturday, we’ll be getting our gear ready for a road trip out east to Ohio,” said Schneiderman. “We’re going to leave on Monday afternoon for Attica Raceway Park to run the Brad Doty Classic on Tuesday, then head over to Eldora for the three nights of the Kings Royal.”

With it being the first trip for the Universal Therapy Group #49 to both tracks, the team is keeping their expectations pretty low, but looking forward to a fun week. “I really have no expectations for our trip to Ohio,” said Josh. “We’re just excited to race on some new tracks, meet a lot of new people, and if we’re able to make a show or two that will be the cherry on top.”

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Courtney Fired Up for Friday Night USAC Sprintacular!

Lonnie Wheatley, INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 5, 2018) – Tyler Courtney continues the pursuit of the Amsoil USAC National Sprint Car championship aboard the Clauson-Marshall-Newman Racing Priority Aviation No. 7bc Sprint Car with Friday night’s fourth running of the “Bill Gardner Sprintacular” at Putnamville, Indiana’s Lincoln Park Speedway.

“Sunshine” has made a habit of finding the podium at Putnamville, racing to a third-place finish in this June’s Midget Week round of competition at Lincoln Park Speedway and posting a runner-up finish in last year’s Indiana Sprint Week card.

Courtney comes in off a tough-luck night of POWRi Midget action at Illinois’ Macon Speedway on Saturday before Sunday’s go at Lincoln (IL) Speedway was rained out.

After earning a front row starting position, Courtney battled into the lead of the POWRi Midget feature at Macon aboard the Clauson-Marshall Racing Driven2SaveLives/Indiana Donor Network No. 7bc Midget only to be sidelined by mechanical failure just ten laps shy of the checkered flag.

“We were definitely going to win that one, it’s just a matter of finishing races,” Courtney said of what could have been his seventh overall triumph of the year.

Friday night’s Sprintacular at Lincoln Park Speedway sets the stage for a flurry of racing activity to follow that includes a USAC Midget swing through Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and Missouri on July 10-15, USAC’s Indiana Sprintweek on July 20-28 and then the USAC Midget Pennsylvania swing on August 2-5.

2018 Quick Stats: 36 races, 6 wins, 23 top-fives, 26 top-tens.

Up Next: USAC Sprint Cars at Lincoln Park Speedway (Putnamville, IN) on Friday night.

Keep Track: Keep track of Tyler Courtney’s on-track action including schedule and results at www.tylercourtney.com.

If you would like Tyler Courtney 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.

 

 

The Month of July at Dodge City Raceway Park

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (July 5, 2018) – Reaching the halfway point of 2018 with last Saturday night’s Mid-Season Championships, a pair of events at Dodge City Raceway Park are on tap for the upcoming month of July.

The 3/8-mile clay oval in southwest Kansas fires back into action next Saturday night, July 14, with another round of championship chase action. The second and final event of the month takes place on Friday night, July 27, with the popular Driver’s Appreciation Night.

The July 14 card will feature title chase action for the IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks with the Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars getting a night off.

All five championship chase divisions including the DCRP Sprint Cars, Modifieds, Sport Modifieds, Stock Cars and Hobby Stocks will be in action on the Friday, July 27, card.

Tickets for the July 14 event are just $15 with children 11 and under admitted free when accompanied by an adult while the racers at DCRP will distribute numerous free grandstand tickets for the July 27 Driver Appreciation Night.

At the midway point, it’s Brian Herbert, Nick Link, Jeff Kaup, Shannon Maughlin and Reagan Sellard leading their respective point chases.

Dodge City’s Herbert holds a 27-point lead over Mid-Season Championship winner Koby Walters in the Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Car ranks while 2016 track champ Link of Rolla is just 13 points ahead of Kevin Gray in the IMCA Modified chase.

Gunning for a fifth title in six years, Woodward, Oklahoma’s Kaup holds an 86-point edge over Brian May in IMCA Sport Modifieds with Maughlin just 16 points ahead of Dusty Witthuhn in the IMCA Stock Car chase and defending champ Reagan Sellard of Bucklin out to a 25-point lead over Dan Rogers in the IMCA Hobby Stocks.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dodge City located at 201 4th Avenue is the official lodging partner of Dodge City Raceway Park. The Holiday Inn Express & Suites official internet site is located at www.hiexpress.com/DodgeCity/HIExpress. Race fans staying at the Holiday Inn & Suites Dodge City will want to request the special DCRP rate for their visit when making reservations.

In total, the 2018 season at Dodge City Raceway Park is slated for 17 nights of action. The complete 2018 schedule of events at Dodge City Raceway Park is available at http://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.

 

 

USAC Midgets back in Oklahoma on Tuesday at Red Dirt Raceway!

Lonnie Wheatley, MEEKER, Okla. (July 5, 2018) – The return of the USAC National Midget series to the Sooner State is just a few short days away.

After an absence of 43 years, the USAC Midget ranks take to Meeker, Oklahoma’s Red Dirt Raceway for some “Tuesday Night Thunder” next week on Tuesday, July 10. Non-wing micros will join in on the Tuesday night card that goes green at 7:30 p.m.

The first USAC Midget event to take place in the Sooner State since 1975 kicks off a busy week of USAC Midget competition that continues on Wednesday, July 11, with the “Chad McDaniel Memorial” at the Solomon Valley Raceway in Beloit, KS, before shifting to Fairbury, Nebraska’s Jefferson County Speedway for the Midwest Midget Championship on Friday and Saturday, July 13-14, and then wrapping up at Missouri’s Sweet Springs Motorsports Complex on Sunday, July 15.

Sutter, California’s Logan Seavey, also a series Rookie, leads the way into the week in the hotly-contested series title chase. A member of the potent Keith Kunz Motorsports fleet, Seavey is just four points ahead of Arizona native Chad Boat with defending series champion Spencer Bayston (another Kunz entry) just nine points off the lead pace in third.

The Clauson-Marshall Racing duo of Zeb Wise and Tyler Courtney round out the top five in current points with others among the top ten including Broken Arrow native Brady Bacon, Kevin Thomas, Jr., Justin Grant, Ryan Robinson and Jerry Coons, Jr.

Other top contenders expected for “Tuesday Night Thunder” at Red Dirt Raceway include Collinsville’s Tyler Thomas, Dave Darland, Tucker Klaasmeyer and Holly Shelton along with a host of home-state shoes such as Matt Moore, Grady Chandler, Ace McCarthy, Cannon McIntosh and more.

General admission for the July 10 USAC National Midget “Tuesday Night Thunder” event is just $25 with children under 54” tall just $5. Anyone wearing a “Red Dirt Raceway” shirt or that has a “Red Dirt Raceway” can koozie receives $5 off admission.

Red Dirt Raceway features a tailgate area as well for just $100 per car load (fit as many as you can) with one 52 quart cooler permitted. The tailgate area is first-come, first-served and can be reserved by calling 405-823-8095.

Gates for “Tuesday Night Thunder” open at 5:00 p.m. with qualifying getting under way at 7:00 p.m.

Sponsors making “Tuesday Night Thunder” at Red Dirt Raceway possible include Patriot Dodge of Chandler, Hepfner Racing Products, Rod End Supply, Keizer Wheels, EMi, Mud-X, Speedway Motors, and Outlaw Wings.

Meeker, Oklahoma’s Red Dirt Raceway is located 4.5 miles north of US 62 on SR 18 (990871 South Highway 18, Meeker, Oklahoma 74855). For more information, contact the track at 405-823-8095 or check online at https://www.reddirtraceway.com/.

 

 

Hagar, Daniel, Mallett, Starks, Andrews and Kevin Swindell/Bayston Duo Guide Team ILP to Victory Lane

Inside Line Promotions - LEWISTOWN, Pa. (July 5, 2018) - Inside Line Promotions clients Derek Hagar, Mason Daniel, Jordon Mallett, Trey Starks, Chris Andrews and the duo of Kevin Swindell and Spencer Bayston all captured feature victories during the last week.

Hagar was on a mission as he won an ASCS Mid-South Region race on Friday at Crowleys Ridge Raceway in Paragould, Ark., and a USCS Series event on Tuesday at Lexington 104 Speedway in Lexington, Tenn. He also placed third at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., on Saturday and fourth at Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark., on Thursday.

Daniel won his first career ASCS Warrior Region show on Friday at Missouri State Fair Speedway in Sedalia, Mo.

Mallett was victorious on Friday at Columbus Speedway in Columbus, Miss., with the USCS Series. He also posted finishes of second at Lexington 104 Speedway on Tuesday and fourth at North Alabama Speedway in Tuscumbia, Ala., on Saturday.

Starks garnered a Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek victory on Friday at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa. He added a third-place outing on Wednesday at Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pa., and a fifth-place run on Sunday at Path Valley Speedway Park in Spring Run, Pa., during Speedweek races.

Andrews netted his first All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads FAST 410 Championship Series Presented by Ohio Logistics triumph of the season on Saturday at Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio.

Swindell and Bayston came out on top during the Dean Knittel Memorial on Saturday at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio. The duo also placed fourth on Wednesday at Port Royal Speedway during a Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek race.

Other Team ILP drivers with at least one top-five finish include:

Marshall Skinner captured results of second at Riverside International Speedway last Thursday; third at Crowleys Ridge Raceway on Friday and at Diamond Park Speedway in Murfreesboro, Ark., on Saturday; and fourth on Tuesday at Lexington 104 Speedway.

Seth Bergman posted a runner-up result on Friday at Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma, Wash., during the Fred Brownfield Classic with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com.

Tony Bruce Jr. recorded a third-place finish on Sunday at Double X Speedway in California, Mo., with the ASCS Warrior Region.

Joshua Shipley hustled to a third-place result on Saturday at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz., with the ASCS Southwest Region.

Austen Wheatley produced his career-best ASCS National Tour finish on Saturday when he placed third at Grays Harbor Raceway during the Fred Brownfield Classic.

Brian Brown maneuvered to a fourth-place run on Saturday at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series.

Big Game Motorsports driver Kerry Madsen was fourth on Friday at Knoxville Raceway.

Henry Van Dam earned a fourth-place finish on Friday at Grays Harbor Raceway during the Fred Brownfield Classic. It marked his first top five with the ASCS National Tour since finishing fourth on July 24, 2010.

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2018 FEATURE WINNERS -

Seth Bergman - 7 (Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla., on Feb. 24; Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, on April 6; Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., on May 10; Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., on May 26; Red Dirt Raceway in Meeker, Okla., on June 1; and Skagit Speedway in Alger, Wash., on June 22 and June 23); Brian Brown - 7 (Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on May 5, May 12, May 19, May 26, June 2, June 16 and June 23); Jack Dover - 5 (Rapid Speedway in Rock Rapids, Iowa, on May 18; Park Jefferson International Speedway in Jefferson, S.D., on May 26; U.S. 36 Raceway in Osborn, Mo., on June 8; Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, Neb., on June 9; and Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., on June 15); Jordon Mallett - 5 (I-75 Raceway in Sweetwater, Tenn., on April 21; Flomaton Speedway in Flomaton, Ala., on May 18; Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla., on May 19; Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, Ga., on June 22; and Columbus Speedway in Columbus, Miss., on June 29); Trey Starks - 4 (Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pa., on June 2; Lavonia Speedway in Lavonia, Ga., on June 15; Blue Ridge Motorsports Park in Blue Ridge, Ga., on June 16; and Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa., on June 29); Sammy Swindell - 4 (Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, Ala., on May 31; Route 66 Motor Speedway in Amarillo, Texas, on June 9; Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla., on June 14; and Salina Speedway in Salina, Kan., on June 16); Derek Hagar - 3 (Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Miss., on June 1; Crowleys Ridge Raceway in Paragould, Ark., on June 29; and Lexington 104 Speedway in Lexington, Tenn., on July 3); Zach Blurton - 2 (Phillips County Raceway in Holyoke, Colo., and El Paso County Raceway in Calhan, Colo., on June 23); Mason Daniel - 2 (Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on June 16 and Missouri State Fair Speedway in Sedalia, Mo., on June 29); Dominic Scelzi - 2 (Stockton Dirt Track in Stockton, Calif., on April 14 and Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, Calif., on April 28); Chris Andrews - 1 (Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio, on June 30); Jamie Ball - 1 (I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb., on April 13); Scott Bogucki - 1 (Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, on June 12); Ryan Bowers - 1 (Ogilvie Raceway in Ogilvie, Minn., on June 9); Chase Johnson - 1 (Ocean Speedway in Watsonville, Calif., on June 8); Giovanni Scelzi - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif., on May 18); Kevin Swindell Racing - 1 (Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio, on June 30); and Channin Tankersley - 1 (Golden Triangle Raceway Park in Beaumont, Texas, on May 19).

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Skinner Scores Four Top-Four Finishes During Busy Week

Inside Line Promotions - LEXINGTON, Tenn. (July 5, 2018) - Marshall Skinner earned four top-four finishes in five nights of a busy racing schedule during the last week. His solid performance also vaulted him from ninth to second in the ASCS Mid-South Region championship standings.

Skinner's best shot at scoring an elusive first victory this season came Thursday night at Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark., where he finished second after starting fifth during the opening night of four straight ASCS Mid-South Region races.

"I passed the guy who eventually won the race for second and then the yellow came out, giving him his spot back," he said. "So after I showed him where to run, he passed the leader when the race restarted. Then I passed the second-place guy, but lost that again when another yellow came out and had to pass him a second time."

Skinner had a solid run at Crowleys Ridge Raceway in Paragould, Ark., on Friday, advancing to a third-place finish after starting ninth.

"We were fast that night, too," said Skinner, who started eighth and finished fourth in his heat race. "We caught a bad break when a heat race winner forgot to go to the scale, which bumped everyone in his race up one position and bumped us from the redraw, making us start further back in the feature."

Skinner's lowest finish occurred on Saturday at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., where he rallied to almost garner a top-10 finish despite a mechanical problem.

"We burned a bearing and kicked a rod out of the motor in the heat race," he said. "It was especially frustrating because that engine was fresh.

"That night threw me behind the eight ball. I ain't gonna lie. I was absolutely, 100 percent giving out. It was 110 degrees, the third night of racing in a row and I had to run a 15-lap B Main after thrashing to change motors. I done just melted down."

Skinner charged from ninth to second in the B Main before starting 16 th in the A Main.

"I actually got up to about sixth or seventh," he said. "But a couple of lapped cars got together right in front of me and I had nowhere to go. So I had to go to the back again and was able to make it back to 11th at the finish. We had a really fast car all night."

Sunday brought a third-place finish after starting fourth at Diamond Park Speedway in Murfreesboro, Ark.

"The race went green-white-checkered," he said. "We were good there, too, but it was a tough race to pass. The hard charger went to the guy who started sixth and finished fourth."

Skinner's most recent race was the only non-ASCS race of the week for him when he competed on Tuesday with the USCS Series at Lexington 104 Speedway, where he won his heat race and finished fourth in the feature after starting third.

"Our car was good again at Lexington," he said. "It was just a wide-open, momentum deal where it was tough to pass."

Skinner will go from five races in six nights during the last week to just one race this weekend - Saturday at Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, Miss., with the USCS Series.

QUICK RESULTS -

June 28 - Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark. - Heat race: 4 (8); Feature: 2 (5).

June 29 - Crowleys Ridge Raceway in Paragould, Ark. - Heat race: 4 (8); Feature: 3 (9).

June 30 - I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark. - Heat race: DNF (3); B Main: 2 (9); Feature: 11 (16).

July 1 - Diamond Park Speedway in Murfreesboro, Ark. - Heat race: 3 (5); Feature: 3 (4).

July 3 - Lexington 104 Speedway in Lexington, Tenn. - Heat race: 1 (3); Feature: 4 (3).

SEASON STATS -

14 races, 0 wins, 9 top fives, 12 top 10s, 14 top 15s, 14 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Saturday at Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, Miss., with the USCS Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sprint26

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Marshall-Skinner-Motorsports-207879425896412/

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - West Tennessee Expediting

West Tennessee Expediting is a trucking company based in Ripley, Tenn.

"West Tennessee Expediting is a great expediting service for someone who needs something in a hurry," Skinner said. "I've known Jeff Bruckner, who owns the company, forever. Jeff is a former racer and we're good friends. I really appreciate his assistance and support."

Skinner would also like to thank J&J Auto Racing, Stinson's Industrial, Final Touch Auto Collision Center, Gant Concrete Pumping, Big Earl Farms, B&D Towing and Recovery, DHR Suspensions, Robert Thorne Landscaping, American Outdoor Inc., CnB Chubby, Xtreme Race Graphics, Water & Wastewater Services, Cooper Racing Enterprises, BB&T Racing, FSR Radiators, Hinchman Racewear, FK Rod Ends, Killer Coatings, Arai Helmets, Engler Machine & Tool, Inc., Schoenfeld Headers, DMI, Huggins Cams, PAC Racing Springs, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, KDN Promotions, Stealth Recovery, I-55 Towing, Oval Paints, Huntington's Disease Awareness, OMP America and Deatherage Opticians for their continued support.

 

 

Bellm Earns Red, White & Blue Title while Adding Another Win!

Lonnie Wheatley, NIXA, Mo. (July 5, 2018) – Kyle Bellm and the No. 14k Sprint Car team picked up last weekend’s ASCS Warrior Region “Red, White & Blue” weekend championship, finishing off the three-race set with a second win of the year at California, Missouri’s Double X Speedway.

The Sunday night win atop the cozy confines at Double X came after a charge from seventh to second at Sedalia on Friday night and then a rally from 12th to fifth in Saturday night’s main event at Lake Ozark Speedway.

“It was a really good weekend for us,” Bellm says. “Three top-fives with another win, that’s the consistency that we’re looking for.”

With this Saturday night’s ASCS Warrior Region card at Moberly’s Randolph County Raceway canceled, the team will take a weekend off before returning to action next week.

Last weekend’s “Red, White & Blue” triple began at Sedalia’s Missouri State Fair Speedway on Friday night with Bellm driving the Greenworks Nursery/Landscapes Awarded Sprint Car to a heat race win and then redrawing the seven to start fourth row inside in the feature event.

Bellm drove the Christian County Collision Repair/Bybee Lawn Care entry from seventh to second despite some cautions that slowed his progress.

“We had a red flag and then two yellows back-to-back and that caused our tire pressures to drop off too much,” Bellm explains. “We just weren’t quite as good as we needed to be to get the win.”

Action shifted to Eldon’s Lake Ozark Speedway on Saturday night with Bellm gridding the feature field 12th aboard the PPG Automotive Finishes/Colorvision machine after a fourth-place heat race showing.

“We were in the first heat and the track was still fast and hard to pass on so we only got by one car,” Bellm says.

Bellm raced forward in the feature and cracked the top five aboard the VP Racing Fuels/Schure Built Suspensions/Schaeffers Racing Oil entry before running out of laps.

“We were going forward, I think we could have been a third-place car if the feature had been 30 laps,” Bellm says.

Looking for a second consecutive win at Double X Speedway on Sunday night, Bellm finished third in his heat race and then pulled the one to start the feature from the pole position.

After falling back at the start, Bellm worked lapped traffic to his advantage to recapture the lead in the late going en route to his second win of the year and the “Red, White & Blue” title.

“I didn’t get a great start,” Bellm recalls. “So I just waited and watched and pounced when I could.”

Lapped traffic made things interesting throughout.

“In lapped traffic you can try different lines and wait for the right moment,” Bellm says. “It got close at the end even after I got the lead. I came up on a car, I thought about trying something to get by but that cost me a couple of positions last weekend. So I just held my line and figured I would make him (Tyler Blank) try something crazy to get by.”

Holding his line proved good enough for a second win of the year among nine top-fives and a dozen top-tens.

Bellm is on a run of six consecutive top-five feature finishes and seven in the last eight races. It’s a trend he’ll try to continue next weekend.

2018 Quick Stats: 20 races, 2 win, 9 top-fives, 12 top-tens.

Up Next: ASCS Red River Region at Humboldt (KS) Speedway on Friday, July 13.

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.

 

 

CRSA Returns To Middletown On Saturday

For Immediate Release July 5th, 2018 CRSA Series Announcer/Public Relations – Toby LaGrange

Sodus, NY – After a successful weekend of racing at the Afton Motorsports Park and Fonda Speedway, the SuperGen Product with Champion Power Equipment CRSA Sprint Car Series returns to the House of Power, the Orange County Fair Speedway Saturday night.

The hard clay played host to the season opener on Saturday May 5th with Thomas Radivoy picking up the A-Main victory. When the final checkered flag waived Radivoy would pick up the win over Sydney Prince, Bobby Hackel, IV, Scott Flammer and Christian Rumsey. Heat races were won by Jeff Trombley and Prince.

“Our race started off pretty good,” Radivoy said following the May 5th event. “We were strong in the beginning and when I got caught up in lapped traffic is when it started getting a little tricky. “We didn’t know it but the top wing tree broke, so all of a sudden it got loose and now I know why.”

Radivoy would continue, “Sydney was coming for me; these other guys are going to have to look out for the rest of the year for sure. We are now probably going to run for points again this year, we weren’t planning on it but this was a great way to start the year. “

“I have got to thank my dad, this one is for him,” Radivoy offered. “He has got kidney failure so as soon as the season is over I am going to donate mine to him so we can keep going racing harder for next year. I have to thank Steve, he is always here for me at every race, my engine guy Dave Leonard from KS Cart Shop, Country Service Center, Ator Construction, Hufcut Concrete and all of the fans and other drivers that were here tonight.”

The night was not only the season opener for the CRSA it was also the opener for the Hard Clay Challenge. This special four race mini-series is sponsored by Johnny’s Service Center, Chuck Alessi Plumbing and Heating, Hennessey’s Wine and Liquor and Neiger’s Service Center.

Entering Saturday nights action, Jeff Trombley holds the current overall points lead over Thomas Radivoy.

The Orange County Fair Speedway is located at 239 Wisner Ave in Middletown, New York. It is located in Eastern Orange County, near the intersection of Interstate 84 and NY 17 (the future Interstate 86). For more information on the Orange County Fair Speedway log on to their website at www.orangecountyfairspeedway.net.

Please visit the SuperGen Products with Champion Power Equipment CRSA Sprint Car Series online at www.crsa.myracepass.com, on Facebook (CRSA Sprints) and on Twitter (@CRSAsprints).

The Super Gen Products with Champion Power Equipment CRSA Sprint Car Series recognizes the following marketing partners for the 2018 season: SuperGen Products, Champion Power Equipment, Hoosier Racing Tire, A-Verdi Storage Containers, Hennessy Wine & Liquor, Kennedy’s Towing, CNY Power Sports, Prestige Pool & Spa, Johnny’s Service Center, Chuck Alessi Plumbing & Heating, Neiger’s Service Center, Just Signs & Designs, Ruggles World of Autobody & Graphics, ProFab Engineering, Magsarus Ignitions, Mike Emhof Motorsports, Maguire Family of Dealerships.

 

 

Hagar Captures Victories at Crowleys Ridge Raceway and Lexington 104 Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - LEXINGTON, Tenn. (July 5, 2018) - The last week has been a great one for Derek Hagar, who captured a pair of feature victories to triple his win total this season.

"We haven't got to race a whole lot this year," he said. "To be able to race several times in a short period helped me get back in tune in the seat and stay fresh. It was a fun week. We were able to pick up a couple wins and some top-five finishes."

Hagar, who entered last weekend with one feature triumph this season, kicked off the action on Thursday at Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark., during the first of three straight nights of ASCS Mid-South Region competition.

"We went from third to second in a heat race, but it wasn't enough passing points to make the inversion," he said. "A lot of that had to do with being in a late heat race. It put us ninth for the feature. We got up to third. I tried some stuff to get my momentum going and it didn't work out. I tried a different line through the middle. Everyone was putting around the bottom. I'm not very patient so I tried running the top a couple of times. As laps went on it went away and the bottom was better. I lost a couple of spots so I had to go back to the bottom and fight my way back to fourth."

Hagar rallied for a fourth-place result.

He invaded Crowleys Ridge Raceway in Paragould, Ark., on Friday, maneuvering from sixth to second place in a heat race and from eighth to win the A Main.

"That is one of the funnest tracks to go to," he said. "I ran eighth for a while waiting for everything to settle down. We had a good restart early in the race. Everyone went to the bottom and I railed the top in turns one and two. I passed a lot of cars doing that. We had some good races with Tim Crawley on restarts. We got the lead with seven laps to go and it seemed like the race would never end. We ran out of fuel coming to take the white flag. It sputtered and coming off turn four it was really out. Luckily the race was over because it was a close one."

Hagar took his second win of the season into I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., on Saturday. He won a heat race before advancing from seventh to third place in the main event.

"The track was pretty challenging," he said. "It had some slick spots and wet spots. You had to be aggressive and patient at the same time. I got by Tim coming to the white for second. I was trying to set up a possible move on the leader. I went to the top and was going to diamond the corner off turn four, but Tim plugged the hole and we ended up finishing third."

Hagar's third-place result propelled him into a USCS Series event on Tuesday at Lexington 104 Speedway, where he picked up a position to finish second in a heat race before capping the night with another feature victory.

"The racing groove started out being up top, but the race track started blowing off," he said. "It had a little rubber off the cushion. We were able to run through it and make some good ground.

"We haven't had the year we've had the last several years. It's been a slow start to the year and we haven't got to do a lot of racing so it was awesome to win a couple of races during the last week."

Hagar is scheduled to be off for the next two weeks before resuming competition on July 21 at Riverside International Speedway with the ASCS Mid-South Region.

QUICK RESULTS -

June 28 - Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark. - Heat race: 2 (3); Feature: 4 (9).

June 29 - Crowleys Ridge Raceway in Paragould, Ark. - Heat race: 2 (6); Feature: 1 (8).

June 30 - I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark. - Heat race: 1 (1); Feature: 3 (7).

July 3 - Lexington 104 Speedway in Lexington, Tenn. - Heat race: 2 (3); Feature: 1 (1).

SEASON STATS -

24 races, 3 wins, 13 top fives, 14 top 10s, 18 top 15s, 21 top 20s

UP NEXT -

July 21 at Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark., with the ASCS Mid-South Region

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.DerekHagarRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/HagarDerek

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Xtreme Race Graphics

Located in Marion, Ark., Xtreme Race Graphics creates custom graphics, banners and wraps. For more information, visit http://www.XtremeRaceGraphics.com .

"Dustin is a real good artist," Hagar said. "He has a real good imagination. If you want the car to look the best, I'd recommend Xtreme Race Graphics."

Hagar would also like to thank Dynotech Performance, DHR Suspension, B&D Towing and Recovery, J&J Auto Racing, Fragola Performance Systems, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, Weld Wheels, Hinchman Racewear, Wix Filters, Wings Unlimited, FK Rod Ends, Valvoline and Ti64 for their continued support.

 

 

PRIME TIME Live Coast to Coast brought to you by McCarthy Auto Group Entering Fourth Month of Top-Notch Racing Coverage

Inside Line Promotions - KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 5, 2018) - PRIME TIME Live Coast to Coast brought to you by McCarthy Auto Group returns to the airwaves this Friday and Saturday to begin its fourth straight month of covering short-track racing across the United States.

The free, live show, which airs each Friday and Saturday night on the RacinBoys website, Facebook Live and YouTube TV channels, focuses on grass-roots racing by providing instant updates and unique access, including Victory Lane interviews, correspondent connections and cut-ins to Pay-Per-View videos, from races around the country.

Several of the premier events happening this weekend include: the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com Grizzly Nationals at Gallatin Speedway in Belgrade, Mont., on Friday and Saturday; the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series in Wisconsin; the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions in Ohio; an ASCS Gulf South Region race in Texas; the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series in Iowa and Minnesota; the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series in South Carolina and Tennessee; and other regional and local events from coast to coast.

Follow the RacinBoys social media accounts for updated times of when to tune in on both Friday and Saturday night.

Additionally, PRIME TIME Live Coast to Coast brought to you by McCarthy Auto Group is seeking correspondents to provide updates for tracks and series. To learn more about becoming a correspondent, email RacinBoys@RacinBoys.com.

While the show is free to watch, RacinBoys will continue to operate its unique premium membership to its website.

A RacinBoys premium membership encompasses all content, including live A Main video from Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com races, special highlight videos and live audio broadcasts of events for the Lucas Oil NOW600 National Micro Series, the ASCS Red River Region, the ASCS Warrior Region, the United Rebel Sprint Car Series, the Northwest Focus Midget Series and Port City Raceway in Tulsa, Okla. The cost is only $6.50 per month or $50 per year.

This weekend's broadcasts feature the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com Grizzly Nationals at Gallatin Speedway in Belgrade, Mont., on Friday and Saturday.

Additionally, the Northwest Focus Midgets will race at Deming Speedway in Deming, Wash., on Friday.

The URSS Series is scheduled to invade Lincoln County Speedway in North Platte, Neb., Saturday and Dawson County Raceway in Lexington, Neb., on Sunday.

The Lucas Oil National Open Wheel 600 Series presented by MyRacePass has a tripleheader on Friday and Saturday at Arkoma Speedway in Arkoma, Okla., for the Stars and Stripes Shootout and Sunday at Port City Raceway in Tulsa, Okla.

All of the races will offer live audio with the two ASCS National Tour shows providing live audio as well as live video from the A Main to RacinBoys premium members.

MCCARTHY AUTO GROUP -

McCarthy Auto Group includes nine dealerships throughout Kansas and Missouri with an extensive inventory of the newest models and most popular makes of vehicles, including Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Hyundai Toyota, Nissan and more. McCarthy Auto Group also offers superior auto service departments from oil changes to body repair. They are a one-stop shop for new and pre-owned automobiles, collision repair and much, much more. The professionals at McCarthy Auto Group also have a passion for connecting with the community and enhancing people's lives. They encourage everyone to help them support the community in many of their charitable causes throughout the year. For more information, visit http://www.kccars.com.

RACINBOYS -

RacinBoys, founded by Scott Traylor and Kirk Elliott in 2003, is an internet broadcasting company covering all forms of motor sports. RacinBoys produces weekly radio shows on Sports Radio 810 WHB, ESPN Kansas City and its website RacinBoys.com. RacinBoys also provides live video and audio coverage of series and racing events including the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour, Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout and Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals. For more information, go to http://www.RacinBoys.com or e-mail racinboys@racinboys.com .

 

 

KYLE LARSON RACING

SHANE STEWART, DRIVER NO. 2 KYLE LARSON RACING SPRINT CAR

CEDAR LAKE SPEEDWAY (NEW RICHMOND, WI)

JULY 6-7, 2018

RACE 35-36 OF 2018 SEASON

KYLE LARSON RACING TRAVELS TO WISCONSIN FOR THE FINAL TIME IN 2018

CEDAR LAKE SPEEDWAY: The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series continues its 40th Anniversary Season this weekend at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisc. Kyle Larson Racing and Shane Stewart head to the high-banked, 3/8-mile oval for the fourth consecutive year and will be looking for their first win at the track, as well as their initial triumph of the season.

CEDAR LAKE HISTORY: Previously Larson Marks Racing, the KLR team has visited Cedar Lake Speedway for the two-day event since 2015. In the six trips, the KLR team has earned one top-five, four top-10 scores and has never finished worse than 14th.

HONORING JOHNSON: The racing community has been in mourning for the past couple of weeks, but we've also come together to support one of our own. The World of Outlaws will honor our fallen competitor and friend this weekend at Cedar Lake Speedway. The two-day even falls on Johnson's birthday, July 7, and in celebration of his 41 years of life - he would have turned 42 this month - the Series will run a 41-lap Feature Saturday night.

FVP PLATINUM BATTERY SHOWDOWN:For more information on this weekend's event, please click here and for tickets, please click here. If you are unable to make it to Cedar Lake Speedway, both shows will be broadcast online on DIRTVision.

KLR OWNER: KLR is owned by NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series (NMECS) driver Kyle Larson. After his runner-up finish at Chicagoland Speedway, the Elk Grove, Calif., native headed to Pennsylvania to take on the Posse at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown on Monday where he finished second and picked up the win Tuesday night at Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville. Larson will be competing in both the NMECS and NASCAR Xfinity Series races this weekend at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.

KLR TEAM: The Kyle Larson Racing team is led by general manager Paul Silva of Sacramento, Calif., and crew chief Lee Stauffer of York, Penn., with Heath Moyle of Middleburg, Penn., and Jakob Weaver of Coldwater, Mich.

KLR PARTNERS: Kyle Larson Racing would like to thank our partners BRANDT, ENEOS, DC Solar Solutions, GoPro Motorplex, Coca-Cola, and Howard Johnson Lima for being a part of our team.

CONNECT WITH KLR: For more information about Kyle Larson Racing, including apparel, please visit dirt.kylelarsonracing.com, follow @KLRteam on twitter, @klr_team on Instagram and like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/KLRteam.

 

 

MSCS WILL BE BACK IN ACTION SATURDAY AT LINCOLN PARK SPEEDWAY

Haubstadt, IN - July 5, 2018 - The Hoosier Tire Midwest Sprint Car
Series will be in action again this Saturday night the 7th. It is
July and time for the “Bill Gardner Sprintacular” at Lincoln Park
Speedway which will follow the July 4th holiday this year.

Non-wing sprint car owners and drivers have two opportunities to race
at the track over the weekend. USAC will be racing on Friday night
with MSCS appearing Saturday to close out the two day event. For
fans and competitors, it will be two successive days of non-wing
sprint car racing with virtually no added travel.

The racing program at Lincoln Park Speedway is the fourth annual
event named in honor of Bill Gardner who was the founder of the
Indiana Open Wheel website which continues to serve as a popular
forum supporting open wheel racing. Both races pay well! The MSCS
feature on Saturday will pay $4,000 to win!

MSCS has already completed the first half of the 2018 season. There
are just 8 races left of the 19 scheduled over the season. Upon
completion this event will add the ninth set of results to the record
book. Three shows have fallen to weather. However there is ample
time for new or additional drivers to join the tour and work their
way up through the points standings. Drivers can compete by
purchasing a license or a lower priced temporary permit. Forty two
drivers carry 2018 MSCS licenses.

After MSCS appearances at the Daugherty and Kickapoo Speedways this
past weekend, the points standings changed and that race tightened.
Brandon Mattox now leads the standings. He joined winner Carson
Short and runner-up Jon Stanbrough on the podium last Saturday night.
Carson Short is currently second in the standings. Heat races award
up to 10 points! The difference between first and second in the
current standings is less than that. Two points! Donny Brackett is
currently third.

The eight MSCS features completed this season have produced 6
different winners. Two drivers have been repeat winners! Kevin
Thomas Jr. and Carson Short have taken two wins each. Tyler
Courtney, Chase Stockon, and Thomas Meseraull have enjoyed a feature
win to add to career totals. Stephen Schnapf collected that
memorable first ever MSCS victory.

Kevin Thomas Jr. won the “Bill Gardner Sprintacular” for MSCS Sprints
last season. Thomas Meseraull was the winner in 2016. Robert Ballou
took the inaugural event on July 3, 2015!

Expect a formable pack of drivers to be at Lincoln Park to compete.
The sprint cars will take the track at 6 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time on
Saturday at Putnamville. Group qualifying will set the fields for the
heats to follow.

Provided as News and Information for MSCS.

 

 

SMITH GIVES GREEN LIGHT
By Jeff Pistola
Teenage Australian driving prodigy Kayla Green is set to further her experience in the tough world of sprintcar racing.
The Californian-based Green – daughter of ace crew chief Darryl ‘Mouse’ Green and niece of past Australian racing great Trevor Green and leading administrator Steven Green – is set for a three-week driving stint with World of Outlaws legend Danny Smith.
Earlier this week, Kayla flew out of Sacremento bound for Ohio where she will pilot a second 410ci car for Smith.
Her first race will be this Friday at Jackson Speedway before tackling the high banked Atomic Speedway on Saturday.
The venture will continue an lasting association between the legendary Smith and Green Brothers Racing (GBR).
“Danny Smith filled in for GBN during the 2009-10 Australian season when I was injured,” reflected past Grand Annual Classic winner and multiple Scott Darley Challenge victor Trevor Green.
“The following season the roles were reversed as I substituted for Danny in the American season when suffered his own serious back injury.
“Danny also returned to run a second car for our team Down Under in 2012 under the support of the LPS group.
“This situation again displays the character of Danny.
“When he first came to Australia, he raced for Dave Ferrall and recently he had Dave’s son Chris drive his car.
“Now he is giving Kayla a fantastic opportunity to further her skills in Ohio, and our entire family is so extremely grateful for his assistance.
“Danny has kept a keen interest on Kayla’s progress over the past few years, so it’s great to have the experience to test herself in the competitive Ohio racing stakes.”
Having impressed during a limited Australian racing campaign last summer, plans are afoot for Kayla to again compete for GBN in the 2018-19 season.
“We are hopeful of having Kayla back home driving the #74 Maxim during her College holidays, but it will be a case of finding the required budget,” suggested Trevor Green.
“We would like to have her in the car for a stint from Boxing Day through to the Australian title in Brisbane during January.
“Again we are hopeful that a suitable sponsorship deal can be organised.
“We are fortunate to have had some wonderful assistance over the years, and it would be great to be able to add another element to Kayla’s development over the next Australian season.”

 

Bogucki Ready to Get Back After it in SawBlade.com Sponsored Backup Car After Rough Patch at Grays Harbor

Inside Line Promotions - ELMA, Wash. (July 4, 2018) - In racing, just like in life, you have to be able to take the good with the bad. Such is the case for sprint car driver Scott Bogucki and his SawBlade.com backed team.

Coming off a couple of weeks of great finishes Bogucki's luck took a turn for the worse last weekend during the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com Fred Brownfield Classic at Grays Harbor Raceway.

On Friday Bogucki didn't finish his heat race and rallied from 11 th to seventh in a B Main, which forced him to take a provisional to compete in the A Main. He pulled off the track early with a 25th-place run.

The weekend wrapped up on Saturday with another frustrating outing as Bogucki finished sixth in a heat race before he tangled with another car while battling for the final transfer spot in a B Main.

"The track was really heavy Saturday and there was no passing," he said. "I tangled with a car battling for the final transfer spot in the B Main. It was one of those where he caught a rut and it was right front, left rear deals and I ended up in the fence and killed the car. You just have to take the good with the bad and the bad with the good. We are putting the backup together to finish this deal before heading home to Iowa to regroup. We're ready to get back after it."

To make matters worse, Bogucki's tow vehicle suffered mechanical woes while traveling to the next ASCS National Tour event this Friday and Saturday at Gallatin Speedway in Belgrade, Mont., for the Grizzly Nationals.

"We blew the turbo in the middle of nowhere," he said. "We had no cell service, nothing. Thankfully Blake Hahn towed us to the next exit and we found a diesel repair shop and ordered the turbo and they over-nighted it and we put it on on the side of the highway."

Bogucki enters this weekend ranked seventh in the ASCS National Tour championship standings.

QUICK RESULTS -

June 29 - Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma, Wash. - Heat race: DNF (2); B Main: 7 (11); Feature: 25 (23).

June 30 - Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma, Wash. - Heat race: 6 (7); B Main: 10 (5).

SEASON STATS -

22 races, 1 wins, 4 top fives, 12 top 10s, 14 top 15s, 14 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Gallatin Speedway in Belgrade, Mont., for the Grizzly Nationals with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by SawBlade.com

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_

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - SawBlade.com

SawBlade.com, which is located in Houston, Texas, is redefining the way industrial, hardware and home use band saw blades are made and distributed. For more information, visit http://www.SawBlade.com.

"We had a disappointing weekend, but our team won't quit," Bogucki said. "We have great support from companies like SawBlade.com and we will turn this thing around."

Bogucki would also like to thank Dissolvalloy, Jetco Electrical, Ostrich Race Engines, KW Motorsports, Smith Titanium, Rod End Supply, Weld Wheels, JJS Mechanical Inc., HRP Wings, Lone Star Metal Werx, Momentum Suspension and Findley and Sons for their continued support.

 

 

Dover Seeking Trip to Victory Lane This Weekend at Wagner Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - EAGLE, Neb. (July 4, 2018) - Jack Dover is looking to add another track to his impressive list of where he's won when he invades Wagner Speedway this weekend.

Dover will compete on Friday and Saturday at the oval in Wagner, S.D, with the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprints and Midwest Sprint Touring Series. He won a heat race and placed fifth in the A Main during his debut at the track in early May.

"I'm pretty excited," he said. "We've won some races since we've been there. It's like our home track of Eagle Raceway. It races the same. Also, we tore the car apart this week and found a lot of problems. We don't know how long those have been there so we're excited to go into this weekend with those resolved."

Dover's streak of six straight weekends of a podium finish was snapped last weekend after a couple of frustrating nights. It began on Friday at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., where Dover had to overcome an incident during a Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprints and Midwest Sprint Touring Series heat race.

"We started seventh and got up to third and was passing for second," he said. "The guy's motor blew up or shut off. He came to a quick stop and I had nowhere to go and spun. I went to the tail and passed a couple of cars to finish sixth."

Dover then charged from fifth to win the B Main and transfer into the back of the main event.

"We tried some stuff and it worked in the B Main," he said. "In the feature we were up to ninth when we cut the right rear tire. I wouldn't say we were a car capable of winning, but we had a fifth or sixth-place car. That would have been good coming from 17th."

Dover was credited with an 18th-place result after not being able to finish the race.

Saturday's 305ci winged sprint car show at Eagle Raceway rained out.

QUICK RESULTS -

June 29 - Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn.- Heat race: 6 (7); B Main: 1 (5); Feature: 18 (17).

SEASON STATS -

18 races, 5 wins, 11 top fives, 14 top 10s, 16 top 15s, 18 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Wagner Speedway in Wagner, S.D., with the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprints and 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 - SSS Motorsports

As a life-long supporter of dirt track racing Luke Jay Cochran built the SSS Motorsports team to a leader in all aspects of the dirt track world. While sponsoring and mentoring drivers and teams in the area, Cochran built a team established on winning with multiple national titles, track championships and series championships.

"Luke Cochran has been a great family friend the last few years and he's been instrumental in keeping our program going," Dover said.

Dover would also like to thank Carpet Land, Liquid Trucking, Certified Transmission, True Trucking, Moss Racing Engines, Backlund Plumbing, Speedway Graphics, Thorpe's Body Shop, Trail Performance Coatings, Inc., Spike Chassis, Sway Away, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Schoenfeld Headers, Langfeldt Overhead Doors, K&N Filters, FK Rod Ends, DMI, Speedway Motors, Vortex Wings, Ostransky Farms, Select Auto, Select Auto Body, R&G Services and Industrial Plating for their continued support.

PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES -

Jack Dover Racing is close to being able to compete across the country by returning to the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour, where Dover has finished in the top 10 both seasons he has raced full time with the premier 360 sprint car series. He is also ready to compete with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series en route to his dream of racing in NASCAR. For more information on partnership opportunities, e-mail JackDoverRacing@yahoo.com.

 

 

Trenca Takes Top 15 During First Career Weekend With FAST Series

Inside Line Promotions - WEEDSPORT, N.Y. (July 4, 2018) - Joe Trenca enjoyed his first time tackling All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads FAST 410 Championship Series presented by Ohio Logistics competition last weekend in Ohio.

The Mucci Motorsports driver competed at Attica Raceway Park in Attica on Friday before venturing to Fremont Speedway in Fremont on Saturday.

"They were both very, very cool tracks," he said. "The hospitality we got was tremendous. Everyone was very nice and thankful we drove there. We'll definitely be back in the future."

Trenca qualified sixth quickest in his group at Attica Raceway Park. He then finished where he started in both a heat race - sixth - and B Main - seventh.

"Our hot laps was our time trials and we missed the gearing having never been there," he said. "That put us behind from the start and that's tough to overcome at a new track with the level of competition that races in Ohio."

Saturday went better for Trenca at Fremont Speedway, where he timed in 11 th quickest overall and placed third in a heat race to make the feature redraw. He pulled the No. 8 to start the A Main on the outside of the fourth row.

"We time trialed better and raced better in the heat race, but we struggled a bit in the feature," he said. "Some of the locals were telling me that the track will change in three or four laps. We watched the track pretty closely. About five laps into the feature it went from good to dead slick. I figured if it'd go that way it'd be with five laps to go not five laps in. The longer the green flag run the better I could keep my momentum up, but the cautions hurt me and we had a few of those."

Trenca scored a 15th-place result and a lot of notes for when he returns.

This week's action began on Tuesday at Weedsport Speedway, where Trenca piloted a micro sprint for Mark Johnson. He advanced from sixth to third place in a heat race and was challenging for third in the main event when a broken chain ended the night early.

"It was a good time," Trenca said. "It was cool to race something a little different than a sprint car. We were quick, but the chain broke. We were underneath third place at the time. It was a bummer to end like that, but the car has speed and I'm looking forward to running it a few more times later this year."

Trenca, who was credited with a 15th-place finish, has a tripleheader on tap this weekend. He will compete on Thursday at Land of Legends Raceway in Canandaigua, N.Y., with the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints; on Friday at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa.; and on Saturday at Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Pa., with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions.

QUICK RESULTS -

June 29 - Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio - Qualifying: 6; Heat race: 6 (6); B Main: 7 (7).

June 30 - Fremont Speedway in Fremont, Ohio - Qualifying: 11; Heat race: 3 (1); Feature: 15 (8).

July 3 - Weedsport Speedway in Weedsport, N.Y. - Heat race: 3 (6); Feature: 15 (7).

SEASON STATS -

15 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 3 top 10s, 8 top 15s, 12 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Thursday at Land of Legends Raceway in Canandaigua, N.Y., with the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints; Friday at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa.; and Saturday at Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Pa., with the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.JoeTrencaRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/JoeTrencaRacing

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Schoenfeld Headers

Schoenfeld Headers is the manufacturer of competition headers, mufflers and exhaust systems specializing in circle track, drag, tractor pull and boat headers. For more information, visit http://www.SchoenfeldHeaders.com .

"Doug Schoenfeld and my grandfather have known each other for a really long time," Trenca said. "Doug has been a huge supporter and is a really good sponsor."

Trenca would like to thank Mucci Motorsports, Mid Country Machinery, National Parts Peddler, Stars and Stripes Tool Inc., Fast Axle, Weld Wheels, FK Rod Ends, Wilwood Brakes, Pulse Racing Innovations, Curtis Berleue Photography, Seals-It, Shute's Water Systems, Total Seal Piston Rings, Shell Shock Helmets, Don Ott Racing Engines, MyRacePass and Inside Line Promotions for their continued support.

PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES -

Trenca is seeking additional marketing partners to get more experience by traveling and taking advantage of opportunities in the 410ci sprint car ranks. To learn more about options to team up with Mucci Motorsports, call Joe at 315-481-6080.

 

 

More Than a Dozen Drivers Net Feature Victories During First Half of Season at Jackson Motorplex

Inside Line Promotions - JACKSON, Minn. (July 4, 2018) - Jackson Motorplex is dormant this weekend, which will at least keep one obnoxious competitor out of Victory Lane.

Mother Nature has won seven of the 14 scheduled races this season. A total of 14 top-notch competitors are giving chase to rise to the top of the track's winner's list as the 4/10-mile oval is halfway through the 2018 campaign.

A trio of drivers lead the way with two triumphs. Jason Johnson won the two AGCO Jackson Nationals preliminary nights in the Outlaw Sprints Fueled by Casey's General Stores 410 winged sprint cars class. Jason Martin has garnered two Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids triumphs and Alex Schriever is a two-time winner in the NSL non-wing sprint cars presented by HitchDoc division.

Cory Eliason and AGCO Jackson Nationals champion Donny Schatz have 410 victories. Ryan Bickett, Jack Dover and Thomas Kennedy have each won a 360ci winged sprint car show. Brady Forbrook, Dusty Ballenger, Kaleb Johnson and Nate Eakin have joined Martin in Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids Victory Lane. Brandon Halverson and Clinton Bruns are also NSL non-wing sprint cars presented by HitchDoc winners.

Defending track champion Kaleb Johnson has used a division-leading four top-five finishes to build a six-point lead in the Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids championship standings. Shane Fick ranks second with Brandon Bosma and Elliot Amdahl tied for third - only nine points out of the lead.

Schriever's two triumphs have given him a 19-point edge over Bruns in the NSL non-wing sprint cars presented by HitchDoc championship standings. Brandon Stevenson is third - 39 points behind Schriever.

As previously mentioned, there is no race at Jackson Motorplex this weekend. The next scheduled event is July 13 featuring the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprints, Midwest Sprint Touring Series and Upper Midwest Sprint Car Series 360 sprint cars, Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids and NSL non-wing sprint cars presented by HitchDoc.

UP NEXT -

July 13 featuring the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprints, Midwest Sprint Touring Series and Upper Midwest Sprint Car Series 360 sprint cars, Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids and NSL non-wing sprint cars presented by HitchDoc

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 Wins Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek Opener and Produces Strong First Half of Speedweek

Inside Line Promotions - BECHTELSVILLE, Pa. (July 4, 2018) - Trey Starks is in a great place halfway through his first time contesting the entire Pennsylvania Sprint Speedweek.

The Gobrecht Motorsports driver won the Speedweek opener and led the championship standings through the first four nights before a late-race crash on Tuesday dropped him to fourth in the standings at the midpoint of the 10-race event.

"During the first half of Speedweek we went to a