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Dream season comes true for top IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car rookie Dvorak

STUART, Neb. – Mitchell Dvorak rode a three-year labor of love to national IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car rookie of the year honors this season.

After starting his career in a Hobby Stock, Dvorak sold that ride to help fund his move to the winged division. He and crew chief Pete Kubik built a car piece-by-piece over the next three years with the ultimate goal of racing, and winning, at hometown Stuart, Neb., Raceway.

“I wanted to get some seat time in a hobby stock. It had always been a dream to race a Sprint Car. That was always in the plans for sure,” Dvorak said. “My dad Bob has raced a Sprint Car for 20 years so racing has definitely been a part of our family.”

Dvorak was runner-up to his father in the race for the Stuart track title. He was also a frequent visitor to South Dakota’s I-90 Speedway and counted three Sprint Series of Nebraska outings among his 25 rookie season starts as well.

RaceSaver career win number one came on Aug. 9 at Stuart, with Dvorak’s dad and brother Neil in the field as well.

“Winning that night was an awesome feeling. It’s pretty cool to be part of a small community track,” he said. “It means a lot to be the hometown kid and win at that track.”

Those checkers and Dvorak’s improvement throughout the season resulted in large part from time spent in the shop.

“We’re always trying to figure out what to do better and my crew puts in a lot of time,” he said. “Pretty much all the time when I was in the garage, they were right there with me.”

Starts-25 Wins-1 Additional Top Fives-1

His Crew: Pete Kubik and Wayne and Coltin Schroeder.

His Sponsors: Dvorak Trucking, Dale’s Repair, Root Electric, Stoltenberg S & S, Cast Iron Bar and Grill and Fury Chassis, all of Stuart; Johnson Farms of Verdigre; Theisen Crop Services Inc. and Water Right/CNRRLLC, both of Atkinson; Mark Burch Motorsports of Lincoln; and Rock County Tire of Bassett.

 

 

RECENT COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS FORCE POSTPONEMENT OF PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS MOTORSPORTS RACECAR AND TRADE SHOW THAT HAD BEEN SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 22-24, 2021

OAKS, PA December 1, 2020 . . . As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions on indoor gatherings in place in the State of Pennsylvania, the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Racecar and Trade Show fueled by Sunoco Race Fuels has been postponed until 2022.

The decision to postpone the event, which was to be held on January 22, 23 & 24 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, was made over the Thanksgiving holiday by event promoter Len Sammons.

“Postponing the event which has been held annually for over 30 years was one of the toughest decisions I have had to make,” stated Len Sammons.

“Up until last week I was optimistic that we would be able to find a way to host the event. But after the Governor announced his latest restrictions on indoor gatherings it became clear that it wasn’t going to be possible.”

To combat the spread of COVID-19 in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Governor Tom Wolf announced a reduction in indoor gatherings at press conference on Tuesday, November 24. The reduction moved the capacity inside the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center to just 5% its total capacity or less than 500 people.

Before the latest reduction Motorsports Show staff was in contact with the Montgomery County Board of Health to develop a safety plan to host the event.

“We were really close to having an approved plan, things would have been different and done with the proper safety measures in place,” stated Sammons.

Title sponsor Pioneer Pole Buildings and owner Bob Greene have already pledged their support for the event in 2022. Likewise Sunoco Race Fuels, Aqua Duck Water Transport and Bob Hilbert Sportswear will all return as show sponsors.

“With the event now just a month and half away, we needed to make a decision so that all our great exhibitors can make plans,” added Len Sammons.

“Unfortunately, right now it’s not possible to host the event in the manner which we would like... or that our attendees and exhibitors have come to expect.”

“While it wouldn’t be Motorsports, if conditions improved I would be open to doing a smaller show in February or March,” concluded Sammons.

“I am an optimistic person and keep hoping that things will get better and we can get back to business as usual. When that happens we will be there to help the race tracks, businesses and racers connect.”

Andrea Cap, Ms. Motorsports 2020, has agreed to keep her crown for an unprecedented second year. Despite COVID-19 restrictions during the past year, Cap did an outstanding job traveling to as many events as possible. But she missed out on many special trips she’ll now be able to accomplish to represent the Motorsports show, herself, her crown and event sponsor Aqua Duck Water Transport.

Anyone interested in being added to the mailing list for Motorsports 2022 can email motorsports@aarn.com with your name, address and phone number or call Danny Sammons at 609-888-3618.

Information will be posted at the show web-site, www.motorsportstradeshow.com when available.

 

 

DHR Suspension Clients Wrap Up Season With Wins in Five Different Divisions

Inside Line Promotions - MARION, Ark. (Dec. 3, 2020) - Nine DHR Suspension clients delivered feature victories in five different divisions during the closing months of the 2020 racing season.

Derek Hagar led the way with a USCS Series victory on Aug. 22 at Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark. He added an ASCS Warrior Region triumph on Sept. 6 at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., before claiming the Riverside International Speedway Fall Nationals on Sept. 26; the preliminary night of the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour's Short Track Nationals at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., on Oct. 2; and the finale of the USCS Series Flip Flop 50 at Riverside International Speedway on Nov. 7.

Dusty Young was also a multiple-race winner during that time frame, scoring victories in a 600cc micro sprint at I-30 Speedway on Sept. 18 and at Riverside International Speedway on Sept. 26 and Oct. 24.

Eddie Gallagher captured the 305ci sprint car portion of the Grassroots Nationals at Riverside International Speedway on Sept. 19. Justin Glover was the stock car winner at the event and Henry Gustavus Jr. claimed the late model feature.

Howard Moore posted a 305 triumph at Riverside International Speedway on Oct. 17 and Nathan Brown was the late model winner at the track on Oct. 24.

Channin Tankersley recorded his third Sprint Car Bandits win of the season on Nov. 7 at 82 Speedway in Petty, Texas.

NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. wrapped up the successful season for DHR Suspension by sweeping the USCS Series doubleheader at Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla., on Nov. 13-14.

To learn more about the benefits of partnering with DHR Suspension, message http://www.dhrsuspension.com/contact or call 901-268-5612.

Teams and drivers, 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 more than a decade.

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

 

 

Williamson Finishes Off 2020 Campaign With Top-Five Run at Copper Classic

Inside Line Promotions - QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (Dec. 3, 2020) - Garet Williamson wanted to make amends for a frustrating early-season visit to Arizona.

The Bryant Paver Motorsports team certainly did that last weekend as Williamson posted a pair of top 10s while racing in a stacked field of 50-plus drivers at the ASCS Southwest Region's Copper Classic hosted by Arizona Speedway. He placed seventh during the opening night on Friday before capping the season with a fifth-place outing on Saturday.

"It was a super-good run as a team," he said. "We started the year out in Arizona and I didn't make a show. To come from that at the beginning of the year to running top 10 two nights in a row and getting a top five, it's pretty awesome."

The car was on point from the time it rolled off the trailer and the Missouri driver knew what to do with it during heat-race action, which set him up for solid qualifier runs during each program in the two-day event.

During Night 1 action, Williamson finished third in his heat race and drove from seventh to fourth in his qualifier. In the main event, he battled more experienced drivers before placing seventh.

That momentum carried over to Saturday's finale. Williamson finished fourth in his heat race after starting ninth and moved up to second in the qualifier after lining up fourth. He duked it out for a top five throughout the feature before ending fifth.

"Tracks like that, we've gotten around really good all year," Williamson said. "It's up on the fence and fast, and we've been super good at places like that. The car works really well at places like that, and as a team, everything went right.

"It was also a confidence thing. We had some confidence after last week at Antioch and Merced. There wasn't anything else going on, so everyone else was there. Everyone was watching and you want to do well on a big stage."

Every team aims to finish the year on a high note. It builds anticipation and confidence heading into what has become a short offseason. Williamson is no different. The top-five performance added to his excitement to get back to Missouri, build cars and improve heading into his sophomore season with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour.

"Ending the year well is important," he said. "You want to go into the offseason on a good note, and I think that helps out a lot.

"Hopefully, I can get something for the Chili Bowl and we are working on that. We are going to get a schedule together, build some cars, go over everything, and hopefully we will be better next year."

QUICK RESULTS -

Nov. 27 - Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz. - Heat race: 3 (4); Qualifier: 4 (7); Feature: 7 (8).

Nov. 28 - Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz. - Heat race: 4 (9); Qualifier: 2 (4); Feature: 5 (4).

SEASON STATS -

40 races, 3 wins, 9 top fives, 15 top 10s, 23 top 15s, 29 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/garetw3

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

SPONSORS -

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

 

 

NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals Presented by Casey's Tickets On Sale Monday


Four-day ticket packages for the 60th NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's go on sale Monday, December 7!

Four-day ticket packages range from $181 to $206 depending on seat selection.

Tickets can be purchased - starting Monday - online here or by calling the ticket office at 641-842-5431. Print-at-home ticket option is available for online purchases. Paper tickets will be mailed in early January 2021.
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Tickets On Sale Now


Tickets for the inaugural NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Knoxville Raceway are on sale now!

Tickets for the July 9, 2021 event are $35 for general admission and $40 for reserved seats. Children 12 and under are free in general admission. Reserved seats for children 12 and under are $10.

Tickets can be purchased now online here or by calling the ticket office at 641-842-5431.
Discounted Room Rate at My Place Hotels


Our friends at My Place Hotels in Altoona and Ankeny are offering a special promotional code for our fans attending the inaugural NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Knoxville Raceway!

Enter promo code KNOXRACE when booking a room at either the Altoona or Ankeny location to get an additional 15% off the best available room rate! This offer is good only for reservations during July 8, 9 and/or 10, 2021.

Rooms can be reserved online at www.myplacehotels.com or by calling the Altoona location at 515-348-7161 and the Ankeny location at 515-381-0589.
Dennison Racing Tee's Pop Up Shop Is Open


The Dennison Racing Tee's Pop-Up Shop is now open at Knoxville Raceway!

Stop by the Bingley Building (located to the west of the ticket office behind the fronstretch grandstands) to check out the new winter line, old favorites like our sunset hats, and more!

The shop is open Thursday, December 3 from 10am - 6pm, Friday, December 4 from 10am - 6pm and on Saturday, December 5 from 9am - 3pm. Masks are required and only 15 shoppers at a time are permitted in the store.

Down to Just Eight Laps Up For Grabs!


We have just eight laps remaining to sponsor in the 60th NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's!

Each lap is $1,000 to sponsor and all $1,000 goes to the driver that leads the lap. Sponsors are included in a billboard at the track and in a Nationals program ad. Each sponsor will also be featured individually on our social media accounts in the days leading into the event.

If interested in sponsoring a lap, contact Kendra Jacobs at KendraJ@KnoxvilleRaceway.com.
Hang Out with Wade Aunger Every Wednesday!


Every Wednesday night, our announcer from Down Under, Wade Aunger, hosts "Wednesdays with Wade". Each week, Wade chooses a guest or guests to have candid conversations with. From racing, to family, to crazy memories, future plans and more, Wade covers it all.

Tune-in next Wednesday, December 9 at 8:30pm, ET/7:30pm, CT as Sheldon Haudenschild and Zan Smith join Wade to talk about all things racing AND their upcoming wedding!

 

 

Crouch Gains Experience Racing Across the United States in 2020

Inside Line Promotions - LUBBOCK, Texas (Dec. 3, 2020) - Brenham Crouch spent the 2020 racing season setting himself up for 2021 by driving four different race cars in events from coast to coast.

Crouch spent the bulk of his season racing midgets, driving a Toyota Racing sponsored car for Keith Kunz Motorsports. He also piloted a family owned sprint car and micro sprint, and he made a start in a pavement late model.

"It's definitely the most active I've been in a race car," he said. "I feel like it was a huge learning curve, but every car I got in we got over the hump and I put myself in a good spot for next year. I'm excited to see how it progresses."

Crouch captured a feature victory in a micro sprint and he powered to a top 10 during his first career start in the 360ci winged sprint car division, but he gained the most experience behind the wheel of a midget.

"I have the most laps in a midget this year and the midget is the most fun right now," he said. "You're always on your toes. They are all-around fun to drive and Keith Kunz Motorsports provides a great opportunity."

Crouch is committed to running even more shows next year with the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series and the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League.

"The biggest thing I learned this year is that the beginning of the night is the most important, whether it's USAC in qualifying or POWRi in your heat race," he said. "It's really hard to dig yourself out of that hole so you have to be on point from the start of each night.

"I hope that this year was the first building block to hopefully something big. We were thrown to the wolves and had to figure it out. I'm happy with the season and what we learned, and I'm looking forward to an even better 2021."

SEASON STATS -

59 races, 1 win, 7 top fives, 20 top 10s, 36 top 15s, 42 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

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

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/brenhamcrouchracing

Twitter: https://twitter.com/brenhamcrouch1

INQUIRIES -

For inquiries regarding Brenham Crouch and his racing program please contact Chris Wheeler at chris@wheelermotorsportsconsulting.com .

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Toyota Racing/TRD

Toyota Racing is an industry leader within motor sports. For more information, visit https://www.toyota.com/racing/ .

"I'm thankful for Toyota Racing and Toyota Racing Development for giving me a chance," Crouch said. "They are long-time supporters of Keith Kunz Motorsports and I'm grateful for the opportunity I have to drive for such a strong team with great partners like Toyota Racing and TRD."

Crouch would also like to thank Toyota Racing/TRD, Mobil 1, Curb Records, IWX, Hi-Plains Building Division, Hi-Plains Electric, Lubbock Wrecker Service, Wilson Wrecker Service, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Driven Performance, Simpson Race Products, Driven Midwest, Lineman Motorsports, Mychron-Tom, CMS Promotions, Bell Helmets, CSI Shocks, Swindell Bleeders, Outlaw Wings, Smith Titanium and Joey Starnes Racing for their continued support.

 

 

2020 NMMRA Rookie of the Year: Devon Amos Views: 49 0 2020 NMMRA Rookie of the Year: Devon Amos

It was a short but sweet year for Rio Rancho, New Mexico’s Devon Amos. With the COVID-19 virus striking the nation, it left the New Mexico Motor Racing Association rookie with only a handful of races to attack the learning curve that a rookie season in any sport brings. Luckily, Amos and his Hal Burns Racing team was up for the challenge and turned many heads while earning the 2020 Rookie of the Year award coupled with an impressive 2nd place finish to end their season at the Sprint Car Stampede in October.

“It was a really fun season,” said Amos. “There were definitely some growing pains through the beginning of the year though. Dave Burns has put together a great team and it was a lot easier with the help of Steve (Nix), Clyde (Hill) and Caleb (Saiz). It was pretty easy to mold into their operation.”

The former ARCA Menards East Series driver was able to get a few pointers throughout the season from fellow competitors including his teammate, Caleb Saiz, who captured the championship with NMMRA for 2020.

“The racing community as a whole is pretty supportive. I was able to ask as many questions as I wanted with most people. I spoke with Spencer quite a bit since we have a similar chassis, but really everyone was helpful. Hopefully we will be in good shape for next year.”

Fans of Amos should be very excited for the 2021 season as he just announced his return behind the wheel of the Burns No. 41 Sprint Car on the New Mexico Motorsports Report show last weekend.

“I’m excited for next year and hopefully we will be able to contend for some wins. We finished the season pretty strong with solid results that I hope will carry into next season. I wish we could get going already.”

Particularly in sprint car racing, the support behind the scenes truly cannot get enough recognition as it is very difficult to keep cars on track for the grueling seasons.

“As you know, racing is not cheap. We couldn’t do it without a bunch of great partners like NAPA Belts and Hoses, Hal Burns Truck & Equipment, JMS Phone Technologies, Performance Plus Engines, Scoggin Mechanical Industries, Schaeffer’s Racing Oil, Hoosier Racing Tire Midwest, Weise Auto Supply, and many other great sponsors. We are pretty lucky to do what we do.”

To keep up with Devon Amos and Hal Burns Racing over the off season you can find them on Facebook @halburnsrcing or on Instagram @devonamos. Further information such as rules, driver profiles, and series history is available online at www.nmmra.com or “Like” NMMRA on Facebook.

For more information, results, press releases, and schedules for all POWRi Racing Leagues, you can visit www.powri.com online, like POWRi on Facebook, and follow @POWRi_Racing on Twitter.

 

 

WORLD OF OUTLAWS COMING TO PERRIS AUTO SPEEDWAY MARCH 20TH

(Perris, CA, November 30, 2020) The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series has released it’s 2021 schedule and a return to Southern California’s Perris Auto Speedway for the annual So Cal Showdown is slated for Saturday, March 20. It will be the touring series first appearance at the famous Riverside County half-mile clay oval since 2019.

The World of Outlaws 2020 appearance at The PAS was canceled, along with the remainder of the early season western swing, due to the Covid-19 crisis.

Advance tickets for the race will be on sale soon. Information is available at 1-844-347-8849.

Perris Auto Speedway will be available for private testing, practice, and television & movie shoots throughout the winter. For information or to reserve a session, please E-mail mailto:kazariandon@gmail.com

Fans can stay up to date on track and driver news on The PAS social media efforts at the links below.

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

Twitter: Perris Auto Speedway on Twitter.

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

Website: http://perrisautospeedway.com/

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

Canales Racing finishes off 2020 at Arizona Speedway

By Gary Thomas

Queen Creek, Arizona – December 1, 2020…Canales Racing and driver Colby Copeland put a wrap on the 2020 season by competing at the annual “Copper Classic” in Arizona this past weekend.

The season ender brought out stellar fields each night to do battle with the ASCS Southwest Region at the always exciting Arizona Speedway. The opener on Friday saw 54-entries sign in and Copeland began it by finishing sixth in his heat race, before transferring out of the B-main, where he went on to cap the evening by running 20th in the feature.

Coming back on Saturday the Roseville, California driver carved his way from eighth to fourth in his heat race, which was good enough to place him into a qualifier where he finished sixth. Once again, he was able to transfer out of the B-main to earn the 21st starting spot in the main event. The final 30-lapper of the season saw him move up and cross the stripe in 16th at the conclusion.

The COVID-19 abbreviated campaign ends with Copeland having piloted the Econo Lube N’ Tune & Brakes/ Eagle Companies Inc./ Geico Insurance No. 5C to a pair of victories and a number of solid runs throughout the season. Making 19 total starts the combination also brought home runner up finishes during both nights of the “Nor-Cal Posse Shootout” in Placerville and claimed a top-five at the “Ultimate Challenge” in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

“It was certainly a different kind of season, but we had a lot of fun and can chalk it up as a success,” commented the 28-year-old Copeland. “Picking up wins at the Tribute to Gary Patterson in Stockton and the 4th of July show at Placerville were definitely highlights. We put together several strong runs in Placerville and our trip to the Midwest was a great opportunity to learn more and more as a team. I want to thank all of our partners for making everything possible and can’t wait to hit the track again next year.”

Canales Racing and the No. 5C of Colby Copeland would like to thank Econo Lube N’ Tune & Brakes, Eagle Companies Inc., Geico Insurance, American River Overhead Door Inc., FVP, NOS Energy Drink, Northstar Concrete Pumping, Borello Race Engines, Performance Powder Coating and Sandblasting, Les Schwab Tires of Antelope, Harley Davidson of Rocklin and Folsom, Bianchi Farms, Vanlare Steering Repair, A.R.T. Enterprises, Tognottis and Konnected Clothing for their support this season.

Canales Racing Copper Classic Recap-

Friday- Heat race (6th), B-main (3rd), A-main (20th) Saturday- Heat race (4th), Qualifier (6th), B-main (3rd), A-main (16th)

Upcoming Races-

The 2020 season has concluded.

Social Spotlight-

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

 

 

BRODY ROA FINISHED THE 2020 SEASON AT 53RD ANNUAL WESTERN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP – CHILI BOWL NEXT

(Cypress, CA, December 1, 2020) Garden Grove, California’s Brody Roa wrapped up his 2020 racing season at the 53rd Annual Western World Championships at the Arizona Speedway in mid-November. Up next for the veteran racer will be the 35th Annual Chili Bowl Midget Nationals in Tulsa, Oklahoma in early 2021.

Like most, the Covid crisis has wreaked havoc for the 29-year-old racer in 2020. At the famous Western World event, he was finally getting to race his familiar #91R car for the first time since early March. The racing excursion started off well enough for Roa as he spent a day at the river with his wife and new baby daughter. After the day of relaxation, it was time to get his race face on and get to doing what he does so well. That is racing a sprint car in the USAC/CRA and USAC Southwest Series.

The first night of the Western World started out well enough for the 2019 Southwest Series champ as he qualified ninth fastest in the 34-car field with a time of 15.335. He backed that up with a second-place finish in his eight-lap heat race and thus earned the pole position for the A main event.

Once the green flag flew for the 30-lap main, Roa steered his eye-catching black and green race car into the lead. The veteran driver faced stiff challenges for the top spot, but he fended each one off over the first 12-laps. After a tenacious scrap for the top, he slipped back to second on the 13th circuit. The likable driver then found himself in a battle for the runner-up position. Unfortunately, that battle did not turn out the way Roa would have liked. While trying to take second back coming off turn two on the 14th lap, contact with the car he was battling with sent him catapulting towards the crashwall. He careened backward before finally making violent contact with the wall and then becoming airborne again. While it did not flip, all four corners of the car made hard contact with the wall or track in the crash. While frustrated, the veteran driver emerged from the crash unscathed. The same could not be said for his car. It was battered and beaten and too damaged to continue. He ended up with a 21st place finish, which was a bitter pill to swallow after leading more laps than any driver in the race.

It was immediately apparent that due to the extensive damage the car sustained in the crash, crew chief Zac Bozonich and his helpers would have to roll out a backup car for Saturday night’s portion of the show.

With the back up steed ready to go, Roa qualified 12th out of 31-cars for Saturday’s finale with a 15.815. He then placed sixth in his heat race. That left him two spots out of a transfer position and would force him to contest the B main.

A third-place finish in the B main was more than good enough to get Roa into the Western World A Main Event. He started on the outside of the 14th row and immediately became embroiled in a sensational fight with nearly half of the field that went on for the entire race. At one point he slid back as far as 19th but he doggedly clawed his way back. In the final three laps, he swiftly moved forward and secured a hard-earned 10th place finish.

December will provide a month off from racing for Roa and the team. Soon after the New Year, he will be heading off to Tulsa for the Chili Bowl that begins on January 11th.

Roa, his wife Tailor, newborn daughter Addison Leanne and the entire Brody Roa Performance team wish everyone a merry and safe Christmas and a happy New Year.

Roa and the team would like to thank the following for being on board with them on the #91R. HD Industries, Burris Racing, Competition Suspension, Sander Engineering, Biker Bruce Fisher, K-1 Race Gear, Molecule, Rod End Supply and Baldwin Filters. If you or your company would like to jump on board the 2021 season, please give the talented racer a call at (714) 932-7994 or E-mail brodyroa91@gmail.com. He also wants to than car owner Jayson May and the #8M sponsors, Fastenal, Coopers Propane, Total Lubricants, Marina Pools, TJM Oilfield Distribution, Certex, and Biker Bruce for giving him such a fast car.

To view Roa’s online portfolio and learn more about the team, please click on the following link https://www.teamwithbrody.com/. Fans can also follow the 2020 action on his Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/br91r/.

To keep up with May Motorsports, please check out its Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/MayMotorsports8M

 

 

Michael pairs with Havens to tour with All Stars in 2021

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

PLANO, Texas (December 2, 2020) – The “Texas Traveler” TJ Michael will rejoin the All Star Circuit of Champions in 2021, set to pick up right where he left off at the conclusion of the 2017 season and return as a full-time competitor. The Plano, Texas-native, who headquarters his race team in Fremont, Ohio, will hit the road with recently hired hand AJ Havens. Havens, an experienced wrench with victories on all levels including the World of Outlaws and All Star Circuit of Champions, will call the shots on the Michael Motorsports No. 8M during the new year.

Kicking things off with non-point competition in Georgia and Florida, the 2021 All Star Circuit of Champions agenda consists of 59 dates across 13 states. The Series will visit 32 tracks during their travels, all of which, with the exception of Screven Motor Speedway, East Bay Raceway Park and Volusia Speedway Park, are scattered across the heart of the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic.

“We couldn’t be more excited to have AJ Havens join our team in 2021. We’re confident he has the knowledge and the experience necessary to maximize our team’s potential. Building a team to run with the All Stars again wouldn’t be possible without AJ’s insight,” TJ Michael said, driver of the Advanced Architectural Stone, Crown Battery, Fremont Fence Company, Pro-Tech Services, Wood Heating and Air Conditioning, Kear’s Speed Shop, Wings Unlimited, Big D’s Pizza, No. 8M sprint car. “We have a lot of work to do, but we’ll be ready to go. We’re going all in and I couldn’t be more excited.”

Improving significantly since his last outing with “America’s Series,” Michael’s most recent full-time campaign with the All Star Circuit of Champions was highlighted with a pair of top-ten finishes, eventually ending his season with 28 feature starts. Recent highlights with the traveling All Stars includes a top-ten performance at Attica Raceway Park on September 4, ending his evening with an impressive rally from 24th to finish tenth.

Michael owns one victory during 410 sprint car competition, which was scored during FAST Series action at Waynesfield Raceway Park on August 2, 2019. The victory, accomplished during the Rick Ferkel Classic, earned the “Texas Traveler” a $5,000 payday.

“Running with the caliber of teams that will be racing full-time with the All Stars next season is only going to make me better as a driver, as well as help us improve as a team,” Michael continued. “The more laps, the more you learn; that’s the bottom line. I can’t wait to get started.”

More news and notes pertaining to TJ Michael’s 2021 season will be published in the coming weeks. Those seeking additional information regarding the All Star Circuit of Champions should visit the Series online at www.allstarsprint.com.

SPECIAL THANKS: TJ Michael and Michael Motorsports would like to thank all of their current marketing partners including: Advanced Architectural Stone, Crown Battery, Fremont Fence Company, Pro-Tech Services, Wood Heating and Air Conditioning, Kear’s Speed Shop, Wings Unlimited, Big D’s Pizza.

SOCIAL MEDIA: Keep up with TJ Michael during his entire campaign right here at the official online home of Fully Injected Motorsports – www.FullyInjected.com. Be sure to follow Michael on all of the available social media networks including Twitter: @TJMichael8.

STATS: 2019 Wins: 1 (Waynesfield Raceway Park – FAST Series – August 2)

2020 Highlights: Driving for Clayton Snow Racing, rallied from 11th to fourth during Marysville Raceway start on Saturday, May 9. Finished second during FAST Series action at Wayne County Speedway on Saturday, June 27. Earned top-ten finish (7th) during AFCS action at Attica Raceway Park on Friday, July 24. Finished fifth at Attica Raceway Park on Friday, July 31. Rallied from 20th to fifth during AFCS start at Attica Raceway Park on Friday, August 7. Finished seventh at Attica Raceway Park on Friday, August 21; won heat race, as well. Finished sixth at Attica Raceway Park on August 29. Finished tenth against All Star Circuit of Champions at Attica Raceway Park on Friday, September 4. Finished 11th against All Star Circuit of Champions at Attica Raceway Park on Saturday, September 5. Rolled from 15th to tenth at Attica on September 11. Finished fourth at Fremont Speedway on Saturday, September 12. Finished eighth at Fremont Speedway on Saturday, September 19. Finished tenth at Fremont Speedway on Saturday, September 26. Finished tenth at Fremont Speedway on Saturday, October 3.

 

 

Premium Coach Group Victory Lane Set for Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout Star-Studded Field Assembling for Inaugural Event

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (December 2, 2020) — When 410 c.i. Winged Sprint Car drivers and IMCA pilots converge on FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway for the inaugural Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts on January 22, 23, and 24, they’ll have one thing in mind, and that’s reaching Victory Lane.

When they do achieve greatness, they’ll proudly pull into the coveted patch of dirt on the front stretch, which is now branded as Premium Coach Group Victory Lane.

“Adding Chad Stevens and his team at Premium Coach Group as a marketing partner is a perfect fit for the Wild Wing Shootout. He is a local (IMCA Modified) racer with a passion for the sport. This is a great combination of supporting the sport he loves, while promoting his business via luxury coach displays at the track,” event marketing coordinator Jason Babyak commented. “Most of all, the 410 Winged Sprint Car division is near and dear to his heart. Over the years, he built a close personal relationship to the late Jason Johnson and his family. As a result, to be able to be part of an event like this is an opportunity that seems tailormade for Chad, and I look forward to working with him and his great company.”

Located just 20 miles from the track in Gilbert, Arizona, Premium Coach was created on the basis of providing a world class experience to the customer. The company is led by Chad Stevens, who has been a lifestyle specialist in the luxury coach business for over 22 years. Serving the wholesale marketplace, consignments and coach purchasing, the company delivers seamless transactions as it prides itself on good old-fashioned communication and value-added service.

For more information on the company and its luxury coach units, please visit www.PremiumCoachGroup.com.

Advanced reserved seating tickets for the inaugural Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway continue to be available for online purchase. Three-day reserve seat packages are selling quickly and additional reserve seating is being added almost daily.

Reserved tickets for all three days is available at a discounted price of $95.

To order your tickets as well as to find all ticket pricing details, please visit www.wildwingshootout.com/buy-tickets/.

Winged Sprint Car aces Tony Stewart, Donny Schatz, Rico Abreu, Lance Dewease, Cory Eliason, Tim Kaeding, Dominic Scelzi, Aaron Reutzel, D.J. Netto, C.J. Leary, Colby Copeland, Tucker Klaasmeyer, Ryan Timms, Charles Davis Jr., and Giovanni Scelzi are among the list of drivers who have already voiced an intent to compete in the three-race swing.

The brand-new event will find 410 c.i. Winged Sprint Cars competing for a $7,000 top prize in the Friday, January 22 opener, while the programs on Saturday and Sunday, January 23 – 24 will each boast a $10,000 winner’s check. An Open Practice Session is slated for Thursday, January 21.

As the prospective Sprint Car field continues to grow, so does the likely list of IMCA Modified entries. Drivers including, Ethan Dotson, Troy Morris, Paul Stone, Brandon Schmitt, Michael Scruggs,, and Cody Laney have already tossed their names into the hat as likely entrants. Each of the three programs spanning January 22, 23, and 24 posts a $1,000 winner’s check for the IMCA Modified division.

For anyone unable to attend, all three nights of racing can be viewed live at FloRacing.com.

The Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts is additionally made possible by FK Rod Ends, Mesilla Valley Transportation, SportTruck RV, DirtDraft.com, FloRacing.com, Premium Coach Group, Earnhardt Auto Dealerships, Hoosier Race Tire, Speedway Motors, VP Racing Fuels, Toste Construction, FinishLine Graphics, and Beaver Stripes Custom Graphics.

Full event details can be found at www.WildWingShootout.com.

Additionally, please make sure to follow us on social media at: Facebook: @WildWingShootout Twitter: @WingShootout Instagram: @WingShootout

 

 

Champion Oil Announces Autocross Racing Contingency Program

(Clinton, Mo / 12.03.20) Champion, a top-tier racing motor oil manufacturer for over 65 years, recently announced a Racing Contingency Program for next year that is specifically for Autocross Teams and Racers in all classes of competition in most sanctioned autocross events in North America. https://www.championbrands.com/racer-contingency/

The 2021 Champion Karting Contingency Program includes, but is not limited to racing series and events such as: SCCA, NASA, NAXM, WDCR, NER, CNY, NCC, Pro-PAX, NOLA, NWOR, NMSC, Rocky Mountain, Rival-S, Boston, Big Sky, Nebraska, Land-O-Lakes, Ohio Valley, Sturgis, Charlotte, Fontana, Atlanta, San Diego, Lone-Star, Chicago, Autocross Hangover, BMW, Pro-Solo Nationals, Solo Championship Tour, Milwaukee Region, San Francisco, Goodguys Autocross, Porsche, Mid-Atlantic, Central Florida, Tire-Rack, Lime Rock, Yellowstone, plus many other manufacturer, national, regional, state and local track series.

Autocross is an individual motorsport in which drivers compete to set the fastest time on a temporary course. Events are usually held on large paved areas, such as parking lots or airfields. Courses consist of turns, offsets, and slaloms marked by traffic cones; new courses are typically created for each event.

The SCCA is the largest autocross sanctioning body in the United States. Various manufacturer-affiliated and independent clubs also hold events. Racing classes are usually defined as Novice, Pro-Solo, Pro-Touring, Pro-R, Street, Street Touring, Street Prepared, Street Modified, Prepared, and Modified.

Champion Motor Oils are the choice of champions in Autocross racing events nationwide. Champion’s new 2021 expanded contingency program supports race teams from dirt track to pavement, gas to diesel, as well as autocross to drifting with contingency cash pay-out awards.

Autocross racing teams and racers can apply for the Champion Racing Oil Contingency Program now through June 30th, 2021. https://www.championbrands.com/racer-contingency/

About Champion Brands, LLC, a globally recognized industry leader in specialty lubricants for over 65 years. Champion also produces and blends over 350 products including fuel, oil, engine additives, and lubricants for the racing, automotive, heavy truck, agricultural, industrial, and specialty markets. For more information about contact your nearest Champion distributor, or call Champion at 660-890-6231. Champion Brands, LLC; 1001 Golden Drive, Clinton, MO, 64735 or go to http://www.championbrands.com

 

 

Tanner Swanson to Join Nolen Racing

For Asphalt Sprint Races in 2021

WHITELAND, Ind., Dec. 1 —Nolen Racing is keeping it all in the family — the Swanson family, that is.

Team owner Greg Nolen announced today that Tanner Swanson will drive a Nolen Racing asphalt sprint car in selected events in 2021, including the 73rd annual Pay Less Little 500 at Anderson (Ind.) Speedway on Saturday, May 29.

Swanson, of Kingsburg, Calif., is stepping into the seat recently vacated by his older brother Kody. The latter posted two of his three Little 500 triumphs in a Nolen Racing sprint car in 2018 and 2019.

Tanner Swanson, 29, has raced a limited schedule in recent years but he always seems to end up as one of his brother’s primary rivals when they compete in the same event.

Tanner Swanson competed in the Little 500 in 2016 with Armstrong Racing and in 2018 with Bowman Racing, but retired from both of those events relatively early due to mechanical difficulties. He looks forward to changing that in 2021 when he makes his third start in that race as Shane Hollingsworth’s teammate on the Nolen Racing team. Hollingsworth, of Lafayette, Ind., recorded his best finish ever in the Little 500 this year when he placed second. In 2019 Hollingsworth and Kody Swanson led an unprecedented 499 of the race’s 500 laps.

Tanner Swanson won the Glen Niebel Classic USAC national sprint car race at Anderson Speedway in 2008.

The arrangement for 2021 also includes Tanner Swanson participating in selected sprint car events on the oval at Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Ind., for Nolen Racing.

In 2021 the 0.686-mile paved oval at Lucas Oil Raceway will host the Thursday Night Thunder Homecoming on Thursday, June 17, and the inaugural Hoosier Classic Aug. 13-14. The former will feature sprints and midgets. The latter, run on the same weekend as the Brickyard 400 NASCAR Cup Series race on the road course at the nearby Indianapolis Motor Speedway, will feature sprint cars on Friday, Aug. 13, and midgets and the USAC Silver Crown series on Saturday, Aug. 14. The Hoosier Classic also touts the Fatheadz Eyewear $100K Challenge, which offers $132,000 to a driver who wins all three races.

On Aug. 21 Tanner Swanson won the Dave Steele Carb Night Classic USAC Silver Crown race at Lucas Oil Raceway in the Bowman Racing No. 02 after Kody Swanson won the pole and led 40 laps of the 100-lap race, only to have to pit due to a problem with his brakes. Kody Swanson returned to finish tenth, and he also led every lap of the 40-lap asphalt sprint car feature during the Night Before the 500 show at Lucas Oil Raceway the same weekend for Nolen Racing. Ironically Tanner Swanson finished fifth in that race for Doran Racing, which is the team his brother will drive asphalt sprint cars for in 2021.

Despite his limited schedule Tanner Swanson is the winningest USAC Silver Crown driver in Lucas Oil Raceway history with six victories. He has eight Silver Crown victories in all.

He won the Night Before the 500 USAC national midget race at Lucas Oil Raceway in 2010, and the Carb Night Classic USAC Silver Crown race there in 2014 and 2015. He also won the Rich Vogler Classic/J.D. Byrider 100 USAC Silver Crown races there in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Tanner Swanson won the USAC Western States sprint car championship in both 2008 and 2009.

Kody Swanson is the winningest driver in USAC Silver Crown history with five championships and 30 victories. He won the USAC Silver Crown drivers’ championship for Nolen Racing in 2019, and he finished second in those standings this year with one victory in the five races run. His victory at Salem (Ind.) Speedway on Aug. 15 was his fifth straight in that event, breaking a record held by Pancho Carter.

Tanner Swanson drove in one race previously for Nolen Racing: the 2017 Phoenix Copper Cup USAC Silver Crown race at Phoenix Raceway. He qualified sixth for that race, but had mechanical difficulties early and finished 15th.

“I was honored to have Tanner call to inquire about the ride, and I’m excited for our team for the upcoming season,” Greg Nolen said. “Tanner has driven for us in the past and always does a great job. He’s an excellent driver, and I expect him to be a strong competitor in all the events he races in next year for us.”

“I am excited to rejoin Nolen Racing in 2021,” Tanner Swanson said. “Kody has proven that they are a force to be reckoned with whenever they have shown up at the track over the last two years. I am excited to join the team, and plan to continue that level of success next season.”

The team is sponsored in part by KECO Coatings, Goodridge and K & N Filters.

Its founder, the late Gene Nolen, is a member of the Little 500 Hall of Fame.

Nolen Racing’s plans for the 2021 USAC Silver Crown season are yet to be determined. The Whiteland, Ind.-based team has finished in the top five in the USAC Silver Crown entrant point standings for the last six years in a row.

For more information on the team see NolenRacing.com and follow it on Facebook and Twitter. Potential marketing partners can get in touch with the team by contacting Restart Communications at LKMRestart@gmail.com.

 

 

Premier Speedway

To begin, we apologise for the delay in releasing this latest update and the reason we are going with a more traditional Media Release instead of the excellent productions that Fitz Media have produced right throughout this COVID Pandemic, is quite simply because we are hoping some major announcements and some good news might be just around the corner.

As of today we are still aiming to commence our 2020-21 Season on Friday January 1, 2021. It is our intent that this will include our two originally scheduled divisions for that date – being Sprintcars and Junior Sedans – with Pit Density Guidelines to determine whether other classes can be added to this schedule.

Our other meetings for January, being Sunday January 10, 2021 and then the recently announced Fifty 4 50 on Friday January 22 and Saturday January 23, 2021 are also

For this to happen a number of things still need to be ticked off by the State Government and or for Restrictions to further ease, as predicted early next week in Victoria.

The process of applying to State Government for COVID Event Planning is a very thorough process and along with every other Event in the State, the wait time is unknown, despite the Club having some excellent support from other notable departments and individuals.

At Club level, we continue to prepare for our ticketing and venue to be ready for when we do get the green light. Having said that we can only prepare for what we ‘think’ will be the conditions we will be required to run under, knowing full well that the proverbial curve ball could still alter our plans at the eleventh hour.

The Club is most determined to Race as soon as practical. The whole COVID-19 shutdown of racing at Premier Speedway has seen the Club incur significant financial loss and for the best interests of the Club, its volunteers and members along with our loyal competitor and fan base we cant wait to flick the lights on and see some cars on track.

We do however ask that everyone remains patient as we await the answers we require, and then implement whatever we need to go racing again. We understand the disquiet within our industry as to why we can’t be back racing yet, with the simple answer being that if the rules allowed us to – and – it was viable then we would be.

As a venue, as with a majority of Speedway’s around the State we have taken a hit. Likewise the Competitors have had their Racing reduced and still face potential changes that will reduce their earning capacity this season in a sport where cost continue to increase.

With that in mind, if the Race Fans can accept that they to may experience some change this season, whether it be the need to only pre-purchase tickets before each event so that crowd numbers aren’t exceeded or that they fill out contact details via a QR Code or similar upon arrival or are asked to sit in certain areas and not in others or are asked to Social Distance etc, then please make these small sacrifices at whatever venue you visit and under whatever rules that venue has been instructed to operate - because that may be the only way we get to see Racing back this season.

In Closing we ask that you please keep an eye out over the next week to ten days for further updates as we hope we can deliver some much needed good news to you all.

Some Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I still join as a member of the Premier Speedway Club? Yes you can, Adult Memberships are available from the Club.

Will the 2021 South West Conveyancing Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic be reinstated if restrictions lift? No. The 49th running of the Classic will be held in January 2022. The Fifty 4 50 Sprintcar event will instead be held in its place on January 22 and 23, 2021 should restrictions allow it to be viable.

When will tickets go on sale? As soon as the Club knows we can run in a viable manner (lifting of crowd restrictions etc), we can then look to activate our ticketing siter in accordance with the regulations imposed upon us.

Will Seasons Passes be Available? For this season (2020-21) the answer is NO. The likelihood that regulations will require us to be able to Contact Trace etc prevent this, as does the fact that we may sell a Season Pass one day and have our season derailed again the next, thus creating issues with refunds etc.

Will Club Members get priority access to tickets? This is something we are working with our ticketing company on. We are hopeful we will be able to implement this once we start our season.

If I have a Corporate Box or a Reserved Seat what happens? Corporate Box holders will be contacted about the possibility of using their boxes once we know what the restrictions look like. It is fair to assume capacity will be limited and restricted.

Reserved Seat holders in either of the Grandstand or Terrace will have their renewals delayed until next season, with the potential for limited seating to be offered on a nightly basis for this season only in both area – so that Social Distancing Rules can be applied etc.

 

 

DIRT TRACK HEROES CAR SHOW ON SCHEDULE FOR BUSY THREE-DAY WEEKEND, MARCH 5-7 2021 AT PALMER PARK MALL

EASTON, PA . . . . . The 14th Annual Dirt Track Heroes Car Show at the Palmer Park Mall in Easton PA is still on schedule for 2021 and the dates are set for March 5,6 and 7, 2021.

After a huge success in 2020 that prepared fans, drivers, and tracks for the 2020 season, an unpredictable pandemic COVID-19 put a hold on the racing season for a few months. “In speaking with mall management, they are excited to have the Dirt Track Heroes event returning to Easton, PA in 2021”, stated show coordinator Justin Beltrame. Beltrame has received multiple inquiries about the show and the words that he is passing on to everyone is “Tentative and Optimistic”. “The CDC guidelines for occupancy in enclosed gatherings by size in PA is what mall management and I are keeping an eye on”, mentioned Beltrame. With the size of the mall and former Bon Ton location and home of the show, the mall management team has given the show the green light.

The event honored many including legendary modified driver/promoter Doug Hoffman, Steve and Ed Pados along with Bill Tanzosh being recognized by the Mayor of Nazareth. Over 85 cars filled the Palmer Park Mall and numerous activities were presented to include a Tire Change Competition, the Premio Sausage Eating Challenge, Slot Car Racing, RC Car Racing and a long list of racing celebrity interviews with special guests and racing videos going on throughout the Dirt Track Heroes Show Room.

The Dirt Track Heroes Car Show will expand to fully utilize the Show Room (formerly BON-TON). We have early verbal commitment from the Flemington Historical Society to be part of this event in 2021. The Flemington Historical Society brings so much to the event and we are thrilled to have them be part of the 2021 edition of Dirt Track Heroes.

For more information including sponsorship opportunities, vendor information, var registration feel free to contact Justin Beltrame via phone 484-772-7184 or email: DTHShow2021@gmail.com.

A special thank you is extended to all the sponsors who made last year’s event possible to include Quaker Steak & Lube, IRCO Credit Union, Thunder on the Hill Racing Series, Premio Foods, Dirt Track 187 Media, Smith Fabrications, Snyder Videos, Snyder Photos, ARM Automotive, Moe Pagni, APS Powder Coating, Murante Auto Repair Shop, Carl’s Auto Repair, Smitty’s Collision Center, Jeff’s Automotive Service, Mahoning Valley Speedway, Hamlin Speedway, Snydersville Raceway, Oreville Karts, Blue Mountain, Keystone and West End racing groups.

The Palmer Park Mall is located in Easton, PA, at the intersection of Route 248 and Park Avenue, just off route 22/78. It is a single-story mall, with 457,743 square feet of shopping. Save the dates, March 5, 6 and 7, Dirt Track Heroes at Palmer Park Mall in Easton, PA.

 

 

POWRi to Launch Desert Winged Sprint Car Series in 2021

Belleville, IL. (11/30/2020) Continuing to expand brand horizons while meeting the ever-changing demand of the industry, Performance Open Wheel Racing Incorporated will now offer fans and competitors alike the thrill of wing sprint car racing with the POWRi Desert Winged Sprint Car Series presented by MVT Services launching in 2021.

The POWRi Desert Winged Sprint Car Series presented by MVT Services has been formed with the racer, as well as the track promoter, in mind. Established as a way to bridge the gap between the hometown driving heroes and the regional racing superstars, the POWRi DWSCS will open up the season schedule with a limited number of events focusing on quality over quantity with a variety of two-day shows to make the travel worth the payback. By limiting the number of events in the series, officials will be able to work with tracks in the region to prevent scheduling conflicts and maximize potential car counts.

As the 2021 season rapidly approaches the POWRi DWSCS officials are busy finalizing a racer-friendly schedule. Repeat visits to Canyon Speedway Park will bookend the season with race-date to be determined in April and October. Aztec Speedway and Vado Speedway Park are both scheduled weekends of speed as Vado Speedway Park will host a pair of dual events on May 29-30 and September 5-6 with Aztec Speedway planning for June 11-12 as well as August 20-21. Fairgrounds Speedway in Colorado will mark the mid-way point of the race season as the hosting venue on July 2-3. Scheduling details to be released closer to the series launch, for series rules visit www.powri.com/rules/.

“We are looking forward to building a series that will be both a proving ground and stepping stone for the up-and-coming racers but also providing a place for your average weekend warrior to feel like they are competing on a big stage” series promotor Chad Tenski would state. Tenski would add, “Ultimately, the series goal is to provide the tracks with a product they will look forward to putting in front of a packed house and give the racers a fair option of competition”.

Mesilla Valley Transportation has also joined in to be the presenting sponsor for the POWRi Desert Winged Sprint car Series. Mesilla Valley Transportation is one of the largest locally owned Truck Load carriers in the U.S. Specializing in time-sensitive service between major manufacturing areas in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico borders.

Kicking off in 2021 the POWRi Desert Winged Sprint Car Series presented by MVT Services will offer a $20,000 point championship fund, with a winner’s share of $4,000 while paying out through the Top-20 finishers in the points standings. With a large nightly pay-out, the POWRi DWSCS aims to attract the best level of racers from around the region, to put on the best possible show for the fans.

POWRi DWSCS presented by Mesilla Valley Transportation 2021 Point Fund payout formula: 1. $4,000; 2. $3,000; 3. $2,000; 4. $1,500; 5. $1,200; 6. $1,000; 7. $900; 8. $750; 9. $750; 10. $650; 11. $550; 12. $525; 13. $500; 14. $475; 15. $450; 16. $425; 17. $400; 18. $375; 19. $350; 20. $300.

Currently finalizing the inaugural season schedule, to be unveiled in the following weeks, the POWRi Desert Winged Sprint Car Series presented by MVT Services rules packages and further information can be found under the Info tab at www.powri.com.

Follow along for more information on the further growth of the POWRi Desert Winged Sprint Car Series presented by MVT Services and items such as race recaps, updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, or on Twitter & Instagram at @POWRi_Racing and Facebook at POWRi. POWRi League rules, contingencies, forms, and payouts can be found under the info tab at the top of the POWRi website.

Can’t make it out to the track and don’t want to miss any of the action on the racing program? Subscribe today at POWRi.TV to catch all the action LIVE and ON-DEMAND.

 

 

Champion Racing Oil Launches 2021 North American Karting Contingency Program

(Clinton, Mo / 11.30.20) Champion Oil, a top-tier racing lubricant manufacturer for over 65 years, recently announced a Racing Contingency Program for 2021 that is specifically for Karting Teams and Racers in all racing classes of competition in most sanctioned karting events in North America. https://www.championbrands.com/racer-contingency/

The 2021 Champion Karting Contingency Program includes, but is not limited to racing series and events such as: World Karting Association (WKA), International Kart Federation (IFK), Karters of America Racing Triad (KART), United States Pro Karting Series (USPKS), ProKART, Super Series, Iron-Man, Sprint Series, The Gold Cup Series, Tri-C Karter, SKUSA, COTA, Route 66 Sprint Series. K1 Speed, Maxxis Sprint Series, AKRA, AMP, plus many other national, regional, state and local track series.

Kart Racing or Karting is a variant of motorsport road racing with open-wheel vehicles known commonly as go-karts. They are usually raced on scaled-down circuits, although some professional kart races are also held on full-size motorsport circuits. Karting is commonly perceived as the stepping stone to the higher ranks of motorsports, with former Formula One champions such as Sebastian Vettel, Nico Rosberg, Ayrton Senna, Lewis Hamilton, Michael Schumacher and Fernando Alonso having begun their careers in karting.

Karts vary widely in speed with many classes and some can reach speeds exceeding 100 mph, while recreational go-karts intended for the general public may be limited to lower speeds.

Champion Karting Oils are the choice of champions in racing events nationwide. Champion’s new 2021 expanded contingency program supports race teams from dirt track to pavement, gas to diesel, and Karting to drifting with contingency cash pay-out awards. https://www.championbrands.com/karting-sae-0w-20-full-synthetic/

Racing teams and racers can apply for the Champion Racing Oil Contingency Program now through June 30th, 2021. https://www.championbrands.com/racer-contingency/

About Champion Brands, LLC, a globally recognized industry leader in specialty lubricants for over 65 years. Champion also produces and blends over 350 products including fuel, oil, engine additives, and lubricants for the racing, automotive, heavy truck, agricultural, industrial, and specialty markets. For more information about contact your nearest Champion distributor, or call Champion at 660-890-6231. Champion Brands, LLC; 1001 Golden Drive, Clinton, MO, 64735 or go to http://www.championbrands.com

 

 

Mallett Improves in 2020 to Place Sixth in ASCS National Tour Standings

Inside Line Promotions - GREENBRIER, Ark. (Nov. 30, 2020) - Jordon Mallett made the most of his sophomore campaign on the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour by finishing sixth in the championship standings, which was a three-spot improvement from his rookie season.

"The COVID-19 virus really put a big damper on the year, but we recovered to do fairly well and didn't have a single DNF all year," he said. "I think if we'd had more races to run we could have been more consistent, but we made the best of it and it wasn't too bad considering the circumstances."

Mallett's best finish of the season on the tour was a second-place outing at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Mo., in September during the 10 th annual Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial. He also scored finishes of fifth and seventh during the three nights of racing at the facility.

Other highlights included a fourth-place run at Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan., in June and a fifth-place result at I-30 Raceway in Little Rock, Ark. He climbed as high as third in the championship standings as well.

"There is always room for improvement, but looking back it was a solid effort," he said. "Of course we want to win every night, but making sure our program is continuing to move upwards at the end of the year is the main goal and we did that for sure.

"It was really tough as every time you left the track you couldn't be certain the next race on the schedule was even going to happen. It just made it really hard to plan and be fully invested in racing when there was so much going on worldwide."

With COVID-19 causing ASCS National Tour race cancellations, Mallett was forced early in the season to find places to compete. As his team made the switch to Triple X Chassis in the offseason, Mallett needed to be able to build a notebook for when the series resumed.

As a result he participated in the 15th annual USCS Series Speedweek and on the heels of six consecutive top-five finishes, Mallett was able to capture the Speedweek championship for the first time in his career.

He finished second at Old No. 1 Speedway in Harrisburg, Ark.; third at Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark.; third at Lexington Speedway in Lexington, Tenn.; third at North Alabama Speedway in Tuscumbia, Ala.; third at Hattiesburg Speedway in Hattiesburg, Miss.; and third at Jackson Motor Speedway in Byram, Miss. Mallett was the only driver to finish on the podium each night.

"The Speedweek deal really allowed us to figure out our equipment at a time when we really needed to get some laps and learn," he said. "To be sitting on the podium every night against talent like that was a huge confidence booster and made us feel really good about making the switch to Triple X."

Mallett ended the hectic season with 13 top fives and 18 top 10s in only 32 races. This marked an improvement from the 2019 season in both categories with 10 fewer starts as a result of COVID-19.

"It's definitely a bummer to not win any races, but when you look at the stats we improved from last year and I'm proud of that," he said. "We lost a ton of racing this year and to improve like we did gives us some validation that we're moving in the right direction long-term."

SEASON STATS -

32 races, 0 wins, 13 top fives, 18 top 10s, 24 top 15s, 28 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://jordonmallett.myracepass.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jmmotorsports14

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

SPONSORS -

"I really just want to thank all of my sponsors for sticking it out with us this year during a year when there was so much uncertainty everywhere," Mallett said. "This was a trying year for us as a race team and I know it was no different for businesses worldwide. It says a lot about how great of partners we have and I'm grateful for the opportunity to represent them every time we hit the track."

Mallett would like to thank Awakening Events, Water for Christ, Triple X Race Parts, Porter Commercial Refrigeration, DHR Suspension, Racing Optics, Red River Rack Company, KSE Racing Products, FK Rod Ends, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Sinco, Inc., D&K Farms, Autometer, Callies Racing Products, Dynotech Race Engines, Dickerson Marine Services, Hero Graphics, Hilborn Fuel Injection, ISC Racers Tape, K&N Engineering, Lone Star Super Gas (Sunoco), Schoenfeld Headers, Simpson Race Products, Smiley's Racing Products, MetTec Titanium, MotorState Distributing and Superior Bearing and Supply for their continued support.

 

 

Wilson Highlights Hectic Season With Sixth-Place Finish in All Star Standings

Inside Line Promotions - BENTON RIDGE, Ohio (Nov. 30, 2020) - Greg Wilson posted a sixth-place result in the Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions championship standings during a wild 2020 season that was altered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

It marked the second straight season with that points finish and the 17 th time Wilson and his Hercules Tires, Ohio Logistics, DNC Hydraulics and Gear Off Road sponsored team have ended in the top 10 in the standings during Wilson's career.

"Honestly, it just didn't seem like a race season," he said. "I like the fans and feed off them. To not have them at some of the events and have them limited at certain events, it just felt like you were at a test session. But all in all, I'm thankful we got to do some racing and do the things we needed to keep our sponsors happy. Some other sports didn't even get that opportunity."

Wilson scored a trio of top fives and 10 top 10s in All Star competition. He added five podium outings while competing with the USCS Series.

"The year was a bit like a roller coaster," he said. "I felt like there were times we were headed in the right direction. I don't know if it was starting the season and then stopping for however long we stopped in the spring (because of the pandemic). With the way the schedules were it seemed like every field we had were hellacious fields, which was great for the spectators. It didn't seem like we could get the consistency to make headway we wanted."

Wilson continued to work to find the proper balance his race car desired and he felt like he struck something in the final handful of races.

"You never know until you get to the race track," he said. "We spent quite a bit of time with Tim Engler and learned what we need to work on. We're trying to address that. Race car and component-wise, things you would change that could change your program for the better or worse, we've done enough stuff trying and trying. We're better if we leave that stuff alone and try to work on the details.

"We need to work on the right things instead of changing too many things and we need to work on simplifying our program. I came off the World of Outlaws deal because of the travel and being spread too thin. This year we did a lot of traveling and it got me spread thin again. We have to fix some of that. I feel like that will be key to our success.

"Also, as the story has been for three or four years, if we could get our qualifying to where it is mediocre, a lot of nights we're better come feature-time. There's so many nights we don't make it that far because we start off the night so bad. At the end of the year we changed some stuff and I feel we have a better direction. Again, you don't know until you start racing, but I'm confident as 2021 starts rolling we'll be in a good position."

SEASON STATS -

69 races, 0 wins, 11 top fives, 20 top 10s, 31 top 15s, 40 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.GregWilsonRacing.com

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

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Magtech Ignition and Simpson Race Products

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"Ed Starr of Magtech has become a good friend whom I met through Danny Smith several years ago," Wilson said. "He's taken care of our ignition stuff since then and we appreciate his support.

"Simpson Race Products has helped me for more than 20 years. I use their helmets, suits, shoes, gloves. I was thankful to have them involved after wrecking last weekend at Eldora."

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

 

 

JACOBS, GENTRY, WILSON & HENSEL CLAIM 2020 WAYNE COUNTY SPEEDWAY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Orrville, Ohio

By Mike Swanger

With all of the mandates, specifics and curfews going on with the coronavirus, Wayne County Speedway promotors Jason and Kristin Flory could not secure a place to hold the 2020 banquet and cancelled the plans to have one this year. All the drivers in the top ten of the four classes of cars plus the 'Summer Series' winners will or have received their checks in the mail for this season.

Wooster's Dean Jacobs grabbed his second straight Pine Tree Towing and Recovery sprint car crown as he had four wins out of the eight points races ran this season along with two other top tens to his credit and six heat race wins to total up 410 points for his third overall WCS championship. The championship was the third straight for the #9 McClure Racing team. Jordan Ryan, who was the 2018 champion with the McClure Racing, drove the Prosser Motorsports #19 to a second place points finish with 347 points with one win and seven top ten finished along with a heat win. It was Ryan's 4th top ten in the last five seasons at Wayne County Speedway. Chris Myers drove the #38k sprinter for the first complete season and scored his first top ten with six top tens with a best finish of third and won two heat races to rack up 334 points. Fourth in the points went to Henry Malcuit and the #70 sprinter as he gathered in 267 points thanks to three top ten finishes highlighted by a second and third place finish for his third year in a row top ten placing. Malcuit was also the Blow Out winner. After a year out of racing, Jason Dolick came back to take fifth in the points with 254 markers. Piloting the #d12, Dolick had a best finish of second in feature action out of five top ten finishes and two heat wins. The next two drivers tied and with his highest finish in a feature of 7th, Dylan Kingan secured the sixth place in points with that finish being his only top ten as he made it into the top ten for the second season in a row. Also finishing with 244 points was first year of sprint car racing, Wyatt Zimmerman. Making the jump from the Mini Stocks to the Sprints, Zimmerman's best feature run was a tenth but like Kingan, raced in all eight points races to end up 7th. R J Jacobs secured 8th place with 238 markers with a second place finish highlighting his three top ten finishes along with a heat win for his first top ten in the points. Taking ninth place was Ricky Peterson with a total of 218 tallies bested by a win and a 4th place run in his two top tens and a heat win. Rounding out the top ten is Trey Jacobs with four top tens with a fourth place run his best in those top tens and a heat win to chalk up 212 points. Feature winners who did not make the top ten were Cap Henry and Broc Martin.

J R Gentry was finally able to grab the title of champion in the Malcuit Tavern Super Late Models as they would have ten points races and Gentry would finish in the top ten of all of them to point out at 492 points to win his first Championship at Wayne County Speedway. Driving his own #14, Gentry, of Wooster, posted 3 wins and also collected five heat wins and along with the crown, chalked up his ninth straight top ten. Piloting his own #79, Brad Malcuit tallied 433 points to take second with his nine top tens lead by a second place feature run and a heat win. The five time track champ was in the top ten for the third straight year and sixth time in nine seasons. With one win and eight top tens along with three heat wins, six time champ Ryan Markham finished third with 428 markers aboard his own #5m and also finished in the top ten for the ninth year in a row. Securing fourth place with 401 points Mitch Caskey posted two wins out of his six top tens and added two heat wins. Driving the #18 Caskey scored his second top ten in three seasons. Rounding out the top five, Larry Bellman racked up 376 points thanks to five top ten finishes with three of them being fifth place feature finishes that earned him his second year in a row top ten points finish. Jerry Aber made his sixth straight top ten by racing to 311 points with five top tens that saw him take 7th place twice in race action. Craig Hartong placed 7th in the final standings with 295 points thanks to five top tens with two of them being 8th as his best features that helped him to his third straight top ten. Eighth place Cody Scott scored 270 points and had six top tens with a second place topping those finishes as he made the top ten for the second time in three seasons. Brett Bee had a best finish of sixth in his two top tens to gather in 260 tallies to wind up ninth for his third top ten in four years. Filling out the final spot was Justin Chance as he ended with four top tens with a third place feature run and a heat race checkered flag that earned him 254 markers. Doug Drown won four features but did not make the top ten as he was the only other driver to win a feature.

The closest points race was the McKenzie Concrete Super Stocks as after 11 races for the points, Coshocton's John Wilson edges out Chase Alexander by 15 points. Driving the #7, Wilson's two wins in his nine top tens along with four heat wins totaled his points at 447 to secure his first Wayne County Speedway championship and his second top ten in a row. Alexander and his Dawson Racing #15 had 6 top tens with a win and also four heat checkered flags for 432 markers for his first visit to the top ten point standings. Moving into the Super Stocks after running in the Mini Stocks the previous season, Tyler Wiles ended up third with 425 points. Driving his own #187, Wiles had eight top tens with second place twice in feature action and also posted two heat wins to also get into the top ten for the first time. Don Rutt and his #910 made it into the top ten for the third season in a row as his seven top tens with a second place feature run his best and two heat wins got him 413 markers. Rutt also won the Friday night Blow Out race. Filling out the top five was 2012 track champion, Brandon Craver. Piloting the #771, Craver scored five top tens with two third place feature runs and two heat wins getting him 385 points and his fourth straight season in the top ten. Taking sixth place was Don Baney as he tallied 371 markers helped by six top tens with a second place feature finish his best and his first trip in the top ten. Michael Amick had one win and five top tens with three heat wins added in for his 319 points that was good for 7th place and also his first top ten. Another driver making his first appearance in the top ten was Seth Dickerson as he raced to seven top tens with a best of third in racing action. Jordan James took ninth place with 296 points as he scored two top tens with a fourth place finish his highest. It was his third top ten in four seasons. Grabbing the tenth place was Curt Zimmerman as he collected four top tens and had a best feature finish of fourth that helped him to his second straight top ten.

Posting five wins and eight top tens overall out of eleven points races ran, Wooster's Doug Hensel won his second JoyRide Transport Mini Stock Championship (2015) at Wayne County Speedway. Hensel and his #18 also piled up six heat wins that earned him a total of 518 points as he took top ten honors for the eighth straight year. Cory Staley, the 2017 track champion, took second with 492 points topped by nine top tens and four seconds highlighting those. Staley and his #23s also had four heat wins that got him his fourth top ten in a row. Another former track champion, Jordan James (2018) finished with 486 markers with eight top tens and four wins in a row and three heat wins for his third straight top ten. Anthony Collins made his first visit to the top ten by taking fourth with 443 points. Driving the #71, Collins had nine top tens with two fifth place race finishes and two heat wins. Taking fifth in the points was the 18x of Dustin Bedlion as his 416 points was topped by eight top tens that included a feature win and four heat wins and put him in the top ten for the third time in four years. First year driver Dakota Graciani scored 413 points that was earned by his six top tens that had two fifth place feature runs and a heat win for his sixth place standing. Jolene Voshel made her second appearance in a row in the top ten a she reached the top ten six times that included a feature win and four heat wins for her 409 points and 7th place in the standings. The last three drivers also make their visit to the top ten as Johnny Bruce Sr. tacked up 361 points for 8th place as he had eight top tens with a second his best run. John Louis made the top ten once and it was a tenth but ran every show to chalk up 353 points for ninth while Ryan Carder finished out the top ten with 342 points with seven top tens highlighted by two third place runs and a heat win.

The top three in the Kirsch Properties Mini Stock 'Summer Series' were Jordan James the winner, second to Doug Hensel and third going to Travis Hutton.

John Wilson won the Swanger Sports Super Stock 'Summer Series' with Chase Alexander in second and Brandon Craver taking third.

The next action at 'Orrville's Historic Oval' will be Saturday, January 2, 2021 for an Enduro. For information about this race and other news, check out the website or on facebook.

 

 

Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers All Stars Covid Cup

Kick starting the season

Now that the Victorian Government has announcement easing of restrictions which includes a limited number of spectators at race tracks and state borders opening it is time for us to get back to what we love doing. “We can’t thank Blue Ribbon Raceway enough for allowing us the opportunity to kick start our season with the running of the Covid Cup. We need to kick start the season off sooner rather than later so that our teams and fans can get back to doing what they love. I am extremely happy with the car count as
everyone assumed we would not be racing until early next year but the guys are keen to have a shakedown before the Series starts so to have 12 or 13 teams ready at such short notice is fantastic. I think this might even be the first race meeting in Victoria for the season. A couple of clubs have held practice days recently but not an actual race meeting, so we are rapt to be involved for Night No 1. ” says Searle

Current and past Series Champs are running – Michael Tancredi, Paul and Chris Solomon, Jordyn Charge who ran 2nd in the 360 Australian Title back in March this year. A couple of Rookies – V76 Adam Cullinger, VA52 Jason Bolitho and young Todd Moule. Todd has grown up with the All Stars watching his Dad Tony race and after competing in Juniors and a season in Late Models will make his debut into Sprintcars. All Star regular Jarman Dalitz SA95 is the latest to nominate after deciding to make the trip over the border from South Australia. Marcus Green is back driving the V71 for the Skidmore brothers. Andy Hibbert is in the Drysdale’s Chaff Mill-EZ Print-Magnet Towing V88, Mildura based VA99 Corey Sandow & SA51 Jay Brown all taking advantage on the shakedown show.

“To say I am excited is an understatement – roll on this Saturdays Mainline DynoLog Dynamometers All
Star’s Covid Cup.” Mandy tells us.

Blue Ribbon Raceway has a Facebook page for any enquiries or contact their email address racesec@blueribbonraceway.com.au. This Saturday night December 5. Kalkee, Horsham.

 

 

Rico Abreu scores top-five and podium during Copper Classic weekend at Arizona Speedway

Dates: Friday and Saturday, November 27th-28th Event: Fifth Annual Copper Classic Series: ASCS Southwest Region 360 Sprints Track: Arizona Speedway (Queen Creek, Arizona) Rico Abreu A-Main Finishes (Start): Friday: 4th (4th) Saturday: 3rd (2nd)

ST. HELENA, California (November 30, 2020) - The decision to venture south from the heart of the Golden State to take part in Arizona Speedway’s annual Copper Classic proved to be well-worth the miles logged, as St. Helena, California’s Rico Abreu secured back-to-back top-five finishes during the ASCS Southwest Region doubleheader, highlighting each of his starts with a third-place performance during the $5,000-to-win finale on Saturday.

Abreu, driver of the Rico Abreu/Curb Agajanian Racing/Abreu Vineyards/Curb Records/Lucas Oil Products/The Wiser Agency/Self Made Racing/Salty’s BBQ/Whistle Stop Bar and Grill/Wiser Golf/J. Davidson Scrap Metal/No. 24 sprint car, led the majority of Saturday’s 30-lapper from the outside-front row, eventually surrendering the top spot to Elk Grove, California’s Kyle Larson with just eight laps remaining. A slight bobble on the cushion through turns three and four allowed Larson to sneak by. Carson Macedo, who helped create a California podium sweep, would also slip by Abreu just before the two-to-go signal was given.

With 55 cars entered for action, Abreu opened the Copper Classic finale with a victory during his respective heat race and qualifier.

Before snagging a podium run on Saturday, Abreu commenced Copper Classic weekend with a fourth-place finish during preliminary action on Friday; he started in the exact same position.

“It was a fun weekend. We were happy to get a few more races in before calling it a season,” Rico Abreu said, who will end 2020 with six victories on the year. “I can’t thank my team enough for stepping up and making the trip to Arizona. It was a long weekend, but we raced well and put together some solid runs. That’s a great momentum boost heading into the off-season.”

Rico Abreu and Rico Abreu/Curb Agajanian Racing will soon begin the scheduling process for 2021. Any news and notes pertaining to Rico Abreu’s upcoming agenda will be released in the near future. Fans should note that Rico Abreu’s holiday apparel sale continues now through December 18th. Purchases made at www.shoprico.com will be eligible for candy or cash.

SOCIAL MEDIA: Fans are encouraged to follow Rico Abreu online, as well as on all of his available social media networks:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RicoAbreuRacing, Twitter: https://twitter.com/Rico_Abreu Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rico_abreu/

APPAREL: Those seeking the latest Rico Abreu Racing apparel should visit www.shoprico.com, or find Rico’s Van at select events during the 2020 season.

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

2020 Rico Abreu Racing Statistics: FINAL Total Races: 58 Total Wins: 6 Total Top-5s: 29 Total Top-10s: 35 **Stats reflect starts in RAR #24 Sprint Car, only

 

 

Cox Caps 2020 With Antioch Speedway Victory

PETERSEN MEDIA: Making a last-minute decision to get one final race in for the season, Justyn Cox and the Cox Family Racing team headed to Antioch Speedway on Friday night where Cox would overcome an early mistake and rebound to pick up a win.

“We had a motor show up from Don Ott Racing Engines last week, and we were super eager to put it through its paces and we made the decision to head to Antioch on Friday night,” Justyn Cox said. “We had a blast, and to pick up a win was just the icing on the cake so to speak.”

Utilizing a draw show format, Cox would line the Berco Redwood/Berry Lumber/MDW backed No. 31c up on the outside of the front row of his heat race. Able to power to the lead, Cox would pick up the win and find himself in the seventh starting spot for the feature event.

On a very wide and racy Antioch Speedway surface, Cox would work his way up to fourth in the first three circuits before a mistake saw him spin his machine out to a stop on the fourth lap.

Able to restart the race, Cox would find himself at the back of the pack, though had plenty of time to recover. Find the curb in turns three and four to his liking, Cox would methodically pick up positions as he was able to storm into the race lead by the halfway point.

Continuing to hit his marks as the race leader, Cox would continue to gap the field as he would leave the field in his wake and pick up the win during his final night of action in 2020.

“It was a super relaxing night, and just a fun way to end our season. They are doing some great things at Antioch, and I am glad we got to sneak a night in,” Cox said.”

The Cox Racing team would like to thank Berco Redwood, Berry Lumber, Michael David Winery, Five Window Beer Company, MDW Sports, Cranked Naturals, PM Truck Repair, Justice Brothers, K&N, Konnected, A.R.T., Sacramento Theatrical Lighting, College Cyclery, Arai, Racing Optics, All American Powder Coating, VSR, , Tim’s Hot Rod Shop, Shell Shock, Moyle Race Engines, and Richmond Engines for their support in 2020!

BY THE NUMBERS: Races-13, Wins-3, Top 5’s-, Top 10’s-11

ON TAP: Cox’s 2020 season is complete.

STAY CONNECTED: Keep up with Justyn Cox by following him on Twitter @JustynCox__JC.

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Carson Macedo and Tarlton Motorsports Cap 2020 With Pair of Runner Up Finishes at Copper Classic

PETERSEN MEDIA- Returning home to close his 2020 season out with Tarlton Motorsports, Carson Macedo capped a strong month with the famed team by picking up a pair of second place finishes at Arizona Speedway during the Copper Classic.

“Huge thanks to Tom and Tommy Tarlton for providing me with great equipment and allowing us to be in position to win a couple of races,” Macedo said. “Also, a big thanks to Paul Baines and Tyrone Tyra for working hard and getting this car really strong all weekend.”

A loaded field of 55 cars checked in for the two-night affair that continue to grow year after year. Running the ASCS format, Macedo would get the weekend kicked off by surging to a heat race win.

Putting on a nice charge in his qualifier, Macedo would pocket a second-place finish aboard the Tarlton and Son, Inc./Executive Auto Sales/Pabco Gypsum backed entry and find himself on the pole of the feature event.

A three-car battle for the lead with Rico Abreu and Kyle Larson saw Macedo settle into the second spot early in this one as he chased after Larson who set a torrid pace early. As traffic came into play, Macedo quickly erased Larson’s sizeable lead and poked his nose under his former boss.

Sliding up in front of Larson, Macedo would briefly take command of the race on the 12th lap but would see Larson race by back on the 13th circuit. Keeping pace with Larson in the closing stages of the feature, Macedo couldn’t build up enough momentum to mount another charge as he capped the night with a second-place finish.

Back in action on Saturday night for one final race in 2020, Macedo would finish fifth in heat race competition before running third in his qualifier.

Transferring directly into the feature event, the Lemoore, CA pilot would roll off the starting grid from the sixth position.

When the race came to life Macedo would keep his mount inside the Top-5 as he found himself battling with the likes of Buddy Kofoid and Garret Williamson in the early stages of the feature.

On a reworked surface that saw a ton of big moves inside the Top-5, Macedo would soon work his way up into the fourth position as he hooked up in a very entertaining battle with JJ Hickle.

Exchanging the final podium spot with HIckle for several laps, Macedo would finally clear the Washington driver and close in on second running Rico Abreu. Using a last lap move to get around Abreu, Macedo would cap his 2020 season out with another second-place finish.

“Overall the weekend went pretty well,” Macedo added. “Obviously we want to win these races, but the 57 team is awfully hard to beat. I felt like we did a great job all weekend, and again thanks to Tom and Tommy Tarlton for allowing us to head out to Arizona and get a couple ore races in.”

Tarlton Motorsports would like to thank Tarlton and Son, Inc., Executive Auto Sales, Pabco Gypsum, Bandy and Associates, All Star Performance, and BG Lubricants for their support through the 2020 season.

ON TAP: The 2020 season has concluded.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay connected with Tarlton Motorsports by following @Tarlton_Racing on Twitter, or becoming a fan on facebook at www.facebook.com/tarltonracing21

Stay connected with Carson by following him on Twitter @Carson_Macedo.

 

 

RICHEST WEEKEND IN PACE RUSH SPRINT CAR HISTORY TO TAKE PLACE JUNE 19-20 AT MCKEAN & BRADFORD FOR A PAIR OF $1000 TO-WIN, $175 TO-START EVENTS

By Mike Leone

(November 25, 2020) - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Pulaski, PA)...The Pace Performance RUSH Sprint Car Series together with Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC is thrilled to announce the richest weekend in Series history will take place on June 19-20, 2021. A pair of $1,000 to-win, $175 to-start Equipment Rental Options Weekly Series special events will be held on back-to-back nights just 15 miles apart in McKean County, Pennsylvania with Saturday night at McKean County Raceway and Sunday night at Bradford Speedway.

After not operating each of the past two seasons, McKean will be under new management in 2021 led by Close Racing Supply owner Joel Smith and former promoter Ken Leet. MCR will be running a specials-only slate of events that includes the RUSH Late Models and RUSH Pro Mods. Bradford meanwhile had an excellent first season under Dennis Cummings despite the pandemic. Bradford features the RUSH Late Models and RUSH Pro Mods weekly.

"This will be a tremendous addition to our schedule," stated RUSH Director Vicki Emig. "The northern racers have been hoping for some additional events up that way and it's been awhile since we've been to McKean or Bradford. To have two $1000 to-win races 15 miles apart on successive nights is awesome. McKean has already done some reconfiguration to their 1/3-mile track to make the racing better, while our past shows at Bradford on the 1/4-mile bullring were very exciting."

Prior to the McKean-Bradford doubleheader, the week will start off early on Tuesday (June 15) at Sharon Speedway for a $600 to-win, $150 to-start race part of the All Star Circuit of Champions' Ohio Sprint Speedweek that will be broadcast live on FloRacing.com. This will create three Equipment Rental Options Weekly Series specials in six days!

After a promising year one in 2018, rain wiped out 40% of the schedule in 2019, and the Series was hard hit by COVID-19 this past year, but still 27 different cars competed. However, all signs are pointing upward for 2021 as a bevy of new competitors will be making their debut, over 30 shows are expected with approximately 50% paying $600 or more to-win and several will be broadcast on FloRacing, DIRTVision and Lernerville TV. Drivers will be battling for the $20,000 Equipment Rental Options Weekly Series Championship with $5,000 going to the winner plus the "Futures Cup" Championship will return.

Chad Ruhlman won the only RUSH Sprint Car event ever run at McKean back in 2018, while Ruhlman also swept both events at Bradford in 2018. In 2019 at Bradford, Bradley Blackshear won his first career Sprint Car race. Ruhlman went on to win the championship both of those years, while Jeremy Weaver was the 2020 Equipment Rental Options Weekly Series champion for Hull Racing. Sixteen-year-old Nolan Groves was the "Futures Cup" Champion with a trio of podium finishes.

McKean & Dog Hollow Payoff: 1. $1,000 2. $500 3. $350 4. $275 5. $250 6. $240 7. $230 8. $225 9. $220 10. $215 11. $210 12. $205 13. $200 14. $195 15. $190 16. $185 17. $180 18-24. $175. Tow/Non-Qualifier $75.

McKean County Raceway is a 1/3-mile dirt track located at the McKean County Fairgrounds in East Smethport, Pa. at the intersections of Route 6 and 46. For more information on McKean County Family Raceway, check out their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/McKeanCountyRacewayMCR. Follow them on Twitter @McKeanCoRaceway.

Bradford Speedway is a 1/4-mile dirt track located at 330 Summit Road, Bradford, PA 16701. For more information, check out their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Bradford-Speedway-109610073932081.

RUSH Racing Series is brought to you by Pace Performance together with Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC along with the support of Hoosier Tire, Bilstein Shocks, Sunoco Race Fuels, Bazell Race Fuels, Insinger Performance, MSD Performance, Holley Performance Products, Hovis Auto & Truck Supply, FK Rod Ends, Wehrs Machine & Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, Jones Racing Products, TBM Brakes, Performance Bodies & Parts, Racing Electronics, Dirt Defender, Wrisco Industries, Frankland Racing Supply, Landrum Performance Spring, Ontime Body & Graphic, Zarin Truck & Automotive, Sherwood Wheels, Alternative Power Sources, Precise Racing Products, Lincoln Electric, Velocita-USA, CrateInsider.com, and Wedge Motorsports.

E-mail can be sent to the RUSH Racing Series at info@rushracingseries.com and snail mail to 4368 Route 422, Pulaski, PA 16143. Office phone is 724-964-9300 and fax is 724-964-0604. The RUSH Sprint Car Series website is www.rushsprintcars.com. Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/rushprintcars and follow us on Twitter @RUSHSprints.

 

 

Tulare Thunderbowl Raceway announces 2021 schedule of events

By Gary Thomas

Tulare, CA – November 25, 2020…After not holding a single event due to COVID-19 this year the Stone Chevrolet Buick GMC Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare is elated to present a schedule for 2021 that is sure to please fans and teams alike.

The Tulare County Fairgrounds based venue will continue to operate as a special events facility with 10 total weekends of competition slated for this coming campaign. Highlights of the schedule include the annual World of Outlaws double header in the Spring, a return of the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour, as well as two separate Trophy Cup weekends.

The season will open with a Kings of Thunder Winged 360 Sprint Car Series headlined show on Saturday February 27th, before the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by MAVTV Motorsports Network invades the one-third mile clay oval on Friday March 12th.

The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series two-step will then finish off the month on Friday and Saturday March 26th and 27th.

After not being able to host the Trophy Cup this year the Thunderbowl is pleased to announce that a make-up event is set to be held on Memorial Day weekend next season. Abreu Vineyards Trophy Cup 27 presented by Rudeen Racing will occur on Thursday, Friday and Saturday May 27th, 28th and 29th. Later on in the year Abreu Vineyards Trophy Cup 28 presented by Rudeen Racing will tackle the track on Thursday, Friday and Saturday October 21st, 22nd and 23rd.

Thunderbowl Raceway will also work closely together with nearby Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford during the 2021 season. In fact, the annual “Peter Murphy Classic” will be contested at both tracks on the same weekend this coming year. Opening night of the event will take place in Hanford on Friday May 14th, before moving over to Tulare the following night on Saturday May 15th. More details about the race will be out soon.

“We are definitely excited with how the schedule came out for 2021,” commented Thunderbowl Raceway Promoter Steve Faria. “Bringing the World of Outlaws and ASCS National Tour back to the track will be a great thing and we’re thrilled to have the opportunity to host a pair of Trophy Cups next season. We look forward to working with Keller Auto Speedway Promoter Peter Murphy over in Hanford to help grow the sport down here in the Central Valley as well.”

Special thanks to Steve Faria with System 1 Filters and all our partners for making things happen at Thunderbowl Raceway including Stone Chevrolet Buick GMC, Budweiser, Roth Motorsports, KRC Safety, Western Metal Company, Double “D” Towing and JD Heiskel & Company.

For more info on Stone Chevrolet Buick GMC Thunderbowl Raceway visit www.thunderbowlraceway.com and like our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Tulare-Thunderbowl-Raceway-392991907541396/?fref=ts The Stone Chevrolet Buick GMC Thunderbowl Raceway is located at the Tulare County Fairgrounds on the corner of Bardsley and K Streets at 620 South K Street Tulare, California 93274. From the junction of SR 99 and SR 137, go west on SR 137. At South K go south one-half mile to the Fairgrounds.

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Stone Chevrolet Buick GMC Thunderbowl Raceway 2021 Schedule

Saturday February 27: Kings of Thunder Winged 360 Sprint Cars and Western RaceSaver Sprints

Friday March 12: Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by MAVTV Motorsports Network

Friday March 26: World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series and Kings of Thunder Winged 360 Sprint Cars Saturday March 27: World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series and Western RaceSaver Sprints

Saturday April 17: USAC West Coast 360 Sprint Cars, USAC Western States Midgets and Western RaceSaver Sprints

Saturday May 1: California IMCA Speedweek (Kris Mancebo Memorial)

Saturday May 15: King of the West-NARC Fujitsu 410 Sprint Car Series, Kings of Thunder Winged 360 Sprint Cars and Legends of Kearney Bowl (Peter Murphy Classic Night Two)

Thursday May 27: Abreu Vineyards Trophy Cup 27 presented by Rudeen Racing - Winged 360 Sprint Cars Friday May 28: Abreu Vineyards Trophy Cup 27 presented by Rudeen Racing - Winged 360 Sprint Cars Saturday May 29: Abreu Vineyards Trophy Cup 27 presented by Rudeen Racing - Winged 360 Sprint Cars

Saturday June 12: Kings of Thunder Winged 360 Sprint Cars, USAC West Coast 360 Sprint Cars and USAC Western States Midgets (Chris and Brian Faria Memorial)

Thursday October 21: Abreu Vineyards Trophy Cup 28 presented by Rudeen Racing - Winged 360 Sprint Cars Friday October 22: Abreu Vineyards Trophy Cup 28 presented by Rudeen Racing - Winged 360 Sprint Cars Saturday October 23: Abreu Vineyards Trophy Cup 28 presented by Rudeen Racing - Winged 360 Sprint Cars

Friday November 12: Kings of Thunder Winged 360 Sprint Cars, Western RaceSaver Sprints and Mini Stocks

 

 

Williamson Earns Top 10 at Merced Speedway and Top Five at Antioch Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - ANTIOCH, Calif. (Nov. 25, 2020) - Garet Williamson had high aspirations heading into a handful of 360ci sprint car events in California.

Things didn't start out too well. Williamson had some bad luck at Stockton Dirt Track and Keller Auto Speedway in previous weeks, but that didn't stop the Bryant Paver Motorsports team from staying the course.

That dedication paid off last weekend at Merced Speedway and Antioch Speedway. Williamson avoided any hiccups and landed a top-10 finish against a stacked field at Merced Speedway in Merced on Friday before he put together a solid fifth-place run one night later at Antioch Speedway.

"It felt good to bounce back," he said. "We struggled early on out here, but when we went to Merced we ran really good with all of the guys there.

"To qualify good, run really well in the feature and have a really fast car, it meant a lot. We got the monkey off our back and to do it again at Antioch was really good, too."

Williamson suffered bad luck the previous two weekends, including a problem in the front end while running in a lock-in spot during his Nov. 7 start at Stockton Dirt Track in Stockton.

Not only did the 20-year-old Missouri driver avoid any problems last weekend, his team and the car were on point. The end result was a solid eighth-place outing on Friday and a fifth-place performance on Saturday that saved his trip through 'The Golden State.'

"Honestly, we didn't have anything go wrong," Williamson said. "At Stockton we had a right front go dead, but that's racing sometimes. Everything doesn't go perfect, but we try to limit that as much as we can.

"This weekend everything went smooth. The car was really good, nothing went wrong and we were really good as a team all night."

Williamson's solid weekend gave the driver and team plenty of confidence. It will be needed this Friday and Saturday when he heads to Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz., for the Copper Classic with the ASCS Southwest Region.

"We want to end strong and on a high note heading into next year so last week was huge," Williamson said. "I've never been to Arizona Speedway so I will watch a couple of races from there. I watched the USAC race the other week and it looks like a big, fast, racy track. It looks like it gets pretty nice so I'm looking forward to it.

"We got our confidence back and any time you can go into the weekend with confidence it helps a lot. I'm excited about that, and hopefully, we can carry it into the end of the year and end strong."

QUICK RESULTS -

Nov. 20 - Merced Speedway in Merced, Calif. - Qualifying: 3; Heat race: 2 (2); Feature: 8 (11).

Nov. 21 - Antioch Speedway in Antioch, Calif. - Heat race: 3 (1); Feature: 5 (7).

SEASON STATS -

38 races, 3 wins, 8 top fives, 13 top 10s, 21 top 15s, 27 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz., for the Copper Classic with the ASCS Southwest Region

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/garetw3

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

SPONSORS -

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

 

 

Eldora Speedway Will Host TWO Kings Royals Paying $175,000-To-Win In 2021
The 38th & 37th editions of Sprint Car racing’s most-fabled event scheduled for July 15 & July 17

ROSSBURG, Ohio (November 25, 2020) – Eldora Speedway officials, following up on the declaration they were doubling-down in 2021, have announced the legendary high-banked .500-mile clay oval will host two Kings Royals in July.

The events are a part of a blockbuster four-day event offering the superstars of the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series two opportunities at a winner’s purse of $175,000-to-win. The first coming on Thursday, July 15 and the second on Saturday, July 17.

As a result of the loss of Eldora’s complete 2020 spectator event season, speedway officials reshuffled the hand they were dealt to create the formidable 2021 Kings Royal Week.

It all begins Wednesday, July 14, with the rescheduled ‘Jokers Wild’ paying $10,000-to-win.

The 38th running of the Kings Royal, the only event of the week that was scheduled to be part of the 2021 event, will be held Thursday night, July 15 and offer the first epic $175,000-to-win bounty.

The traditional Friday “Knight Before the Kings Royal” preliminary event has been rescheduled from 2020 to Friday night, July 16, 2021, and the night’s winner will take home the $10,000 prize.

The 37th Kings Royal has been rescheduled to Saturday, July 17, and will be the second marquee event of the week to pay $175,000 to the winner.

The announcement also marks the beginning of a new multi-year sanction agreement for the Kings Royal between Eldora Speedway and World Racing Group, the parent company of the World of Outlaws, DIRTcar Racing, and DIRTVision.

In addition to July’s Kings Royal Week, the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars and the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series will again share the spotlight on Friday and Saturday, May 7 and 8 at the #LetsRaceTwo Doubleheader Weekend.

The Outlaws will make their final Eldora appearance of 2021 on Friday, September 24 at the opening night of the 4-Crown Nationals Weekend. The BeFour The Crowns Showdown will feature full programs for the World of Outlaws, the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Championship, and qualifying for the USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars.

The Kings Royal from Eldora, and all World of Outlaws events, are livestreamed exclusively on DIRTVision.com

The customer service team from the Eldora Speedway box office will be reaching out directly to those patron accounts making the original purchase of tickets, campsites and/or pit passes for the 2020 Kings Royal with details on the 2021 Kings Royal Week prior to tickets and campsites resuming public sale.

For more information, patrons can visit: https://www.eldoraspeedway.com/kings-royal-week/

ABOUT ELDORA SPEEDWAY:
Since carved from a cornfield in the natural amphitheater that existed between the Eldora Ballroom and the Wabash River by bandleader Earl Baltes in 1954, Eldora Speedway has grown to be a frontrunner in motorsports growth and stability. Baltes chose to sell the legendary high-banked clay oval to motorsports entrepreneur and NASCAR, IndyCar and USAC champion Tony Stewart in 2004.

For updates on Eldora’s 68th consecutive season of racing, including ticket and campsite information, please visit www.EldoraSpeedway.com and follow @EldoraSpeedway on social channels Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and LinkedIn. Exclusive video content posted on www.youtube.com/EldoraSpeedway is approaching 10- million views.

All seven nights of World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series action scheduled for Eldora, including the 38th and 37th Kings Royals, will be livestreamed on DIRTVision.com, the exclusive livestream home of the World of Outlaws.

The official livestream video partner of Eldora Speedway is FloRacing. You can watch the World 100, Dirt Late Model Dream, 4-Crown Nationals, USAC and All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series events from Eldora live on your favorite screen at FloRacing.com or via the FloSports app.

 

 

Old School Racing's Tankersley Picks Up Three Wins and Valuable 410 Sprint Car Experience

Inside Line Promotions - HIGHLANDS, Texas (Nov. 25, 2020) - A trio of victories highlighted the 2020 season for Old School Racing driver Channin Tankersley.

However, the experience he gained while making limited 410ci winged sprint car starts is what stands out to Tankersley as he reviewed his season.

"Gaining some experience in the 410 ranks was great," he said. "This was the first year we had a good motor, enough that if we had a decent night we could run with them up front. I think we did six or seven 410 races this year. Next year we're looking at doubling that.

"We ran three or four of the All Star shows in Oklahoma and Texas, a World of Outlaws show and then the one at Park Jefferson. Going from that and running with those guys and then into the 360s I definitely could tell a difference. Just the pace that we race with those guys, I feel like it helped me in the 360s."

Tankersley earned his career-best 410 result of fifth at Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, S.D., in late April. He produced a career-best Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions outing of 10th at Chatham Speedway in Chatham, La., in June before capping the season with a career-best World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series showing of 12th at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, in September.

Tankersley's three victories came on May 9 at Monarch Motor Speedway in Wichita Falls, Texas; on July 10 at Heart O' Texas Speedway in Waco, Texas; and on Nov. 7 at 82 Speedway in Petty, Texas. All three were with the Sprint Car Bandits. Tankersley finished fifth in the championship standings despite skipping multiple races with the series.

"For as little as we did race I felt like we had a pretty decent year for the most part," he said. "We were relatively up to pace just about everywhere we went. Even in the 410 deal, once we got a balance we were trending in the right direction and picking up speed."

SEASON STATS -

20 races, 3 wins, 9 top fives, 12 top 10s, 15 top 15s, 17 top 20s

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 - Intra Services

Intra Services, which is based in Channelview, Texas, is a leading provider in industrial cleaning services, hose rental and hose testing, VIK Inspections and more. The company offers cleaning services and additional services such as detonation arrestor rentals, VIK testing, Non-Haz Liquid and Solid Waste transportation, in-house environmental consulting and more. For more information, visit http://www.IntraServices.com.

"Intra Services has been a proud partner for Old School Racing for a while," Tankersley said. "We look forward to visiting Victory Lane many times together."

Tankersley would also like to thank Old School Racing, Griffith Truck & Equipment, Challenger Drilling, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Fastway Auto Rehab, Finishline Blasting & Coating, Blackfoot Electric, Dependable Diesel Truck Service, Houston Truck Parts, Griffith Sheet Metal and Day Motorsports for their continued support.

 

 

Hagar Produces Nine Feature Victories During Short Season

Inside Line Promotions - MARION, Ark. (Nov. 25, 2020) - Derek Hagar capitalized on his limited opportunity to race in 2020, winning nine races for the third time in the last four years.

In fact, Hagar has posted at least nine triumphs during seven of the last eight seasons and this year's nine victories came in only 25 starts - a winning percentage of a staggering 36 percent.

"For us from COVID-19 and then not having an engine after racing got started it was a very slow start to the season," he said. "To get nine wins in a short amount of time is nice for our team. It makes you wonder if we had our normal season how many wins could we have achieved. We made the best of it."

Hagar captured seven 360ci winged sprint car wins and a pair of midget races. He won with the USCS Series, ASCS Mid-South Region, ASCS Warrior Region and ASCS National Tour - his first since September 2014.

"You have to work for it every time you hit the track," he said. "To be able to top the drivers locally really says something. You can't go out there and dominate every weekend. You have to go out and capitalize every time you're on the track to put yourself in the right position.

"It builds our confidence tremendously. I'm looking forward to 2021. We've had some good years and preparation. The last couple of years we didn't have the best equipment we could have. After this year with a new engine program and everything going on I feel very confident for 2021. I really think we can go back into the double-digit number as far as wins."

Hagar's first win of the year came when his No. 9jr was sidelined. Long-time friend Marshall Skinner offered his car to race a national USCS Series event at Lexington 104 Speedway in Lexington, Tenn. Hagar hustled from eighth to third place in a heat race before he won the A Main.

"The win in Marshall's car is the one that would stand out the most because of the friendship and the history of Marshall and my family," he said. "Marshall's first-ever car that he drove was my dad's car, which Marshall's dad bought from my dad. To be able to jump in his car and win, that's something to look back on and really reflect on."

Hagar's second-to-last victory of the season came during the preliminary night of the famed Short Track Nationals at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark. He bested a field of 75-plus competitors for the second straight year before capping the marquee event with a career-best runner-up result.

"After we got our motor program going we had a lot of good runs," he said. "We had our best year as far as winnings. Coming up short and running out of fuel during the Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial was a disappointment, but it was a good weekend for the team. We had our best Short Track Nationals ever with a second-place run and we backed up our prelim night win from the previous year. We showed a lot of speed and a lot of up-front finishes."

Hagar ended the year with 17 top fives and 22 top 10s, including 11 in a row to cap the season.

SEASON STATS -

25 races, 9 wins, 17 top fives, 22 top 10s, 22 top 15s, 25 top 20s

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 like to thank Dynotech Performance, J&J Auto Racing, Summit Truck Group, Hedger Brothers Ready Mix, FK Rod Ends, Fragola Performance Systems, Killer Coatings, Petra Construction, Administrative Consulting Services, Xtreme Race Graphics, Southern Collision Centre, Jeff's Heating and Cooling, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, Weld Wheels, DHR Suspension, Hinchman Racewear, Wix Filters, Wings Unlimited, Valvoline and Ti64 for their continued support.

 

 

Brock Zearfoss Racing to join Greatest Show On Dirt in 2021

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

JONESTOWN, Pa. (November 25, 2020) – Jonestown, Pennsylvania’s Brock Zearfoss is hitting the road full-time in 2021, set to battle head-to-head with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series aboard his own Brock Zearfoss Racing No. 3Z. The former All Star Circuit of Champions traveler is prepared to take the next step in his open wheel career and will attempt to not only contend for a Series championship, but also score Rookie of the Year honors.

Although new to the Outlaw scene from a full-time standpoint, the “Jonestown Jet” is certainly no stranger to action with the Greatest Show On Dirt and owns one victory, doing so during Summer Nationals preliminary competition at Williams Grove Speedway in 2017.

Finding success with the All Star Circuit of Champions, Zearfoss finished fourth in the 2019 driver standings and captured three Series victories, two of which in New York during stops at Outlaw Speedway and Lebanon Valley Speedway, respectively. Zearfoss’ third victory was accomplished during the annual Brad Doty Classic at Attica Raceway Park, scoring a $10,000 payday in the process.

“We’ve been building up to this for a long time and I’m excited for the opportunity. This is what we all work toward and I’m thrilled for it to finally become a reality. An opportunity like this wouldn’t be possible without the help from my team, my family, and of course, all of our great partners. They believe in me and believe in what we are trying to accomplish. I couldn’t be more proud of this entire operation,” Zearfoss said, driver of the Brock Zearfoss Racing, Moose’s LZ Bar & Grill, Heavy Equipment, Loaders & Parts Inc., C&D Rigging Inc., BAPS Auto Paints & Supply, Meckley’s Limestone Products, Berkebile Oil Company, Klick Lewis Cars, J.P. Adamsky Trucking, X-1 Race Cars, Simpson Racing Products, KX3 Racewear, BK Titanium, Blud Lubricants, AL Driveline, Bruce’s Speed Shop, RV 4 Wheel Drive, Performance Automotive, Bell Helmets, No. 3Z sprint car. “We have a lot of work to do, but we are more than ready to get started. February will be here before we know it.”

Additional news and notes pertaining to the 2021 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season will be released in the near future. Brock Zearfoss fans are encouraged to keep alert online at www.brockzearfoss.com, as well as on all of his available social media outlets.

SPECIAL THANKS: Brock Zearfoss would like to thank all of his marketing partners including: Moose’s LZ Bar & Grill, Heavy Equipment, Loaders & Parts Inc., C&D Rigging Inc., BAPS Auto Paints & Supply, Meckley’s Limestone Products, Berkebile Oil Company, Klick Lewis Cars, J.P. Adamsky Trucking, X-1 Race Cars, Simpson Racing Products, KX3 Racewear, BK Titanium, Blud Lubricants, AL Driveline, Bruce’s Speed Shop, RV 4 Wheel Drive and Performance Automotive, and Bell Helmets.

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

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

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

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

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

2020 Brock Zearfoss Racing Statistics: Wins: 2 Top-5s: 22 Top-10s: 43

2020 Highlights: Earned back-to-back top-ten finishes against All Star Circuit of Champions at East Bay Raceway Park. Earned back-to-back top-five finishes during King of the 360’s action at East Bay Raceway Park; finished fourth during the $10,000-to-win finale. Rallied from 13th to finish fourth at Lincoln Speedway on Sunday, March 1. Finished fifth at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, March 7. Finished sixth at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, March 14. Earned Open Wheel Nationals win at Park Jefferson International Speedway on Saturday, April 25, worth $6,000. Finished 11th with World of Outlaws at Knoxville Raceway on Friday, May 8. Finished fifth with World of Outlaws at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on Saturday, May 23. Finished fourth and sixth during All Star visit to Park Jefferson International Speedway on May 29th & 30th. Earned first All Star victory of the season at Southern Oklahoma Speedway on June 11. Including victory, earned five top-ten finishes during Thunder Through The Plains trip with All Stars. Climbed to tenth at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, June 20. Rallied from 18th to tenth to open PA Sprint Speedweek at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, June 26. Earned six top-ten finishes during PA Sprint Speedweek including fourth-place finish during Port Royal Speedway finale. Finished third with All Star Circuit of Champions during Dean Knittel Memorial at Portsmouth Raceway Park on Friday, July 10. Finished sixth during the Tommy Hinnershitz Classic at Williams Grove Speedway on July 17. Finished sixth from 21st during Bob Weikert Memorial opener at Port Royal Speedway on July 18. Scored back-to-back top-tens with World of Outlaws at Williams Grove Speedway; fifth on Friday, July 24, and seventh on Saturday, July 25. Finished fourth at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, July 31. Qualified for $50,000-to-win Capitani Classic at Knoxville Raceway. Finished fifth during Port Royal’s Dream Race make-up feature on August 22. Finished third during visit to BAPS Motor Speedway on August 23. Finished fourth during Selinsgrove’s Jack Gunn Memorial on August 29. Finished eighth with All Stars at Bedford Speedway on August 30. Finished second at Selinsgrove Speedway and Port Royal Speedway on Sunday and Monday, September 6 & 7. Finished ninth at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, September 4. Rallied from 27th to 12th in Night Before the Tuscarora 50 on Friday, September 11. Finished sixth in Lincoln Speedway’s $20,000-to-win Dirt Classic on Saturday, September 19. Finished fifth at Selinsgrove Speedway on Saturday, September 26. Finished fifth and seventh, respectively, during Port Royal Speedway’s Nittany Showdown featuring the World of Outlaws on October 9-10. Rallied from 15th to eighth during BAPS Motor Speedway start on October 24.

 

 

Toste Construction Sponsors Wild Wing Shootout Signature Trophies Advanced Tickets Available for January 22-24 at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (November 24, 2020) — For the past 14 years Late Model, Modified, and X-Mod racers have aspired to win the signature trophies at the annual Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout. Now Sprint Car and IMCA Modified racers will set their sights on the same coveted trophies as the inaugural Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts prepares to come to life at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway on January 22-24, 2021.

Included with those signature trophies are the event-customized, liquor bottles, and California’s Toste Construction has stepped up to the plate to sponsor the coveted spirits.

Each feature winner every night in both the 410 c.i. Winged Sprint Car division and IMCA Modified will receive a customized liquor bottle along with their unique trophy in Premium Coach Group Victory Lane.

“Tony Toste has been both a great friend and supporter for a long time. In fact, when it comes to the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout, Toste Construction has been a loyal sponsor since 2009,” event co-promoter, Chris Kearns said. “I knew sponsoring the liquor bottles would be right up Tony's alley. When I presented the idea to him, he was all about it. I greatly appreciate his support, and I know the racers do as well.”

Based in Grover Beach, California, Toste Construction is the central coast’s leading asphalt maintenance company. The company was founded in 1990 and provides excellent quality and service to both residential and commercial customers. For more information on everything the company can do for you, please visit www.TosteConstruction.com.

Advanced reserved seating tickets for the inaugural Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway are now available for online purchase. The three-day reserve seat packages are selling quickly and additional reserve seating is being added.

Reserved tickets for all three days is available at a discounted price of $95.

To order your tickets as well as to find all ticket pricing details, please visit www.wildwingshootout.com/buy-tickets/.

Winged Sprint Car aces Tony Stewart, Donny Schatz, Rico Abreu, Lance Dewease, Cory Eliason, Tim Kaeding, Dominic Scelzi, Aaron Reutzel, D.J. Netto, C.J. Leary, Colby Copeland, and Giovanni Scelzi are among the list of drivers who have already voiced an intent to compete in the three-race swing.

The brand-new event will find 410 c.i. Winged Sprint Cars competing for a $7,000 top prize in the Friday, January 22 opener, while the programs on Saturday and Sunday, January 23 – 24 will each boast a $10,000 winner’s check. An Open Practice Session is slated for Thursday, January 21.

As the prospective Sprint Car field continues to grow, so does the likely list of IMCA Modified entries. California standouts Ethan Dotson, Troy Morris, and Cody Laney have already tossed their names into the hat. Each of the three programs spanning January 22 – 24 posts a $1,000 winner’s check for the IMCA Modified division.

For anyone unable to attend, all three nights of racing can be viewed live at FloRacing.com.

The Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts is additionally made possible by FK Rod Ends, Mesilla Valley Transportation, SportTruck RV, DirtDraft.com, FloRacing.com, Premium Coach Group, Earnhardt Auto Dealerships, Hoosier Race Tire, Speedway Motors, VP Racing Fuels, Toste Construction, and Beaver Stripes Custom Graphics.

Full event details can be found at www.WildWingShootout.com.

Additionally, please make sure to follow us on social media at: Facebook: @WildWingShootout Twitter: @WingShootout Instagram: @WingShootout

 

 

Tanner Carrick 7th In Sprint Car at Merced Speedway; Set for Copper Classic This Weekend

PETERSEN MEDIA: While competing in a Keith Kunz Motorsports Midget over the weekend at Merced Speedway, Friday night saw Tanner Carrick do the ‘Double’ as he was also in competition aboard the Carrick Motorsports No. 83T Winged Sprint Car where he would pick up a seventh-place finish.

“It was pretty cool to also run the family sprint car on Friday night as well as the Midget,” Carrick said. “We had a pretty good run, and I am looking forward to two more nights in the sprint car this weekend in Arizona.”

With 49 cars checked in for the stand alone show at the bullring in Merced, CA, Carrick got his night underway by timing his CVC/Cemex/Interstate Oil backed No. 83T machine in fourth quickest in his qualifying group.

Heat race competition saw the Lincoln, CA pilot pick up a second-place finish which would be good enough to move him directly into the 30-lap Winged 360 feature event.

Lining up 13th in the feature event, Carrick would have a very good car underneath him that allowed his to move forward on the slick ¼ mile speedway. Working his way into the Top-10, Carrick would continue to look for more as the race got into a very long green-flag run.

Carrick would get into the seventh position as he battled with Garret Williamson and Michael Faccinto late in the feature.

When the checkered flag was displayed to the star-studded field, Carrick closed his night out with a seventh-place finish.

“It is fun when you get to a track that nobody really has a lot of laps at,” Carrick said. “Everyone works a little harder to figure it out, and my guys did a great job all night. We had a good car, and we came away with a Top-10.”

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

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts: 33, Wins: 3, Top 5’s: 16, Top 10’s: 25

ON TAP: Carrick is slated to return to action at Arizona Speedway this Friday and Saturday for the Copper Classic.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay up to speed with Tanner Carrick by following him on Twitter @Carrick_Tanner or @CarrickMotorsp1, and by clicking over to www.tannercarrick.com.

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Lucas Oil Speedway gift cards, 2021 season passes available just in time for holiday season
 

WHEATLAND, MO. (Nov. 23, 2020) - With the Christmas-shopping season at hand, keep in mind the racing fans in your family or circle of friends. Once again in 2020, Lucas Oil Speedway has the perfect gift-giving idea.

Season passes for the 2021 season are available now and those who had them in 2020 can renew at a $50 discount through the end of the year. Contact Admissions Director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or email her at nichole@lucasoilspeedway.com for more information.

Meanwhile, Lucas Oil Speedway gift cards also are available, in any dollar amount. They can be redeemed in any department at the speedway or used toward tickets for any event on next year’s schedule.

“Gift cards for Christmas gifts have been a popular item over the years for our fans and I’m sure they will be again,” Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Danny Lorton said. “It’s also that time of the year when season passes are ready. We want to encourage those with season passes last season to save $50 by getting theirs before the end of the year.”

The renewal rate with the $50 discount is available through December 31st, 2020.

Season Pass renewal by Dec. 31 will cost the following:
Dirt Track: Adults (ages 16-61) $450; Seniors (62 and over) $350.
All-Events: Adults (ages 16-61) $550; Seniors (62 and over) $450.

Beginning Jan. 1, 2021, Season Passes will cost the following:
Dirt Track: Adults (ages 16-61) $500; Seniors (62 and over) $400.
All-Events: Adults (ages 16-61) $600; Seniors (62 and over) $500.

Each season pass holder is entitled to one reserved stadium-style seat, complete with high backs and armrests located in the top six rows of the main grandstand of the dirt track.

As for the Show-Me 100 weekend, McMillan said seats for 2021 will apply the same as camping and if a person had those reserved in 2020 she still has their name and info.

"However, since all seats were refunded last year as the event was canceled, they will need to contact the office to pay for the seat," McMillan said. "They have until Feb. 1, 2021, to do that.

"Camping is the same, as all campsites are saved with last year’s reservation. Those who had reserved sites in 2020 need to call and confirm renewal and make payments starting January 4. Renewals must be paid 30 days prior to the event. At the 30-day deadline, unpaid sites become available for reservation to the public.”

The 2021 tentative schedule was recently released. The Weekly Racing Series includes 14 events, from opening night through the Rempfer Memorial Season Championship on Aug. 28 crowns division champions. Along with the ULMA Late Models, USRA Modifieds and USRA B-Mods the Weekly Racing Series will welcome USRA Stock Cars to the slate for the first time.

The 29th annual Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtecttheHarvest.com, featuring the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil MLRA, is set for its traditional Memorial Day Weekend dates, May 27-29. The event was not held in 2019 due to storm damage and was postponed to a one-night show in July in 2020 in a pandemic-related rescheduling.

Drag Boat action also is scheduled to return to Lake Lucas for four events in 2021, sanctioned by the Kentucky Drag Boat Association. Two Off Road Events, sanctioned by the Kansas City Off Road Association, are set for the off road course.

 

 

Henderson and Sandvig Racing Find Victory Lane During Unique Season

Inside Line Promotions - SPENCER, Iowa (Nov. 23, 2020) - When Justin Henderson and Mike Sandvig Racing joined forces two seasons ago they had a goal in mind to reach Victory Lane and be competitive for years to come.

After going winless in 2019, the duo entered the 2020 season with high expectations. Once again planning to focus primarily on weekly competition at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, Henderson delivered on his promise as the team reached the Winner's Circle for the first time together to highlight a season that saw racing limited because of the pandemic.

The victory, which came on July 4, and four top 10s earned the team a seventh-place finish in the championship standings at 'The Sprint Car Capital of the World.'

"I think we were the only weekly team outside of the champion to find Victory Lane at Knoxville, so that's something to hang our hat on," Henderson said. "It was certainly a different season and one I'll always remember. We got a win together, which was the ultimate goal, but I think we definitely left a lot on the table in terms of success."

With weekly racing struggling to get underway in the spring because of the pandemic, Henderson and Sandvig were forced to travel elsewhere to begin the season together.

An early season visit to Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, S.D., to compete with the Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions yielded the team's first top five of the season with a third-place finish after leading seven laps early. Henderson backed that up the following night by finishing 12th with the series.

"At the time there wasn't much racing anywhere so anybody who was looking to race went there and it made for a tough weekend," he said. "To show speed and compete against fields like that, it set the bar high and gave us confidence."

The team also made several starts with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series with their best results coming during the 42 nd annual AGCO Jackson Nationals at Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn. Henderson produced a seventh-place outing during a preliminary night. He also set fast time with the series later in the season during a return to racing at Huset's Speedway in Brandon, S.D., where he finished the feature 13th.

"We found speed at the end of the year and we were running well against stacked fields night in and night out," he said. "You always want more results, but at some point you have to kind of take what you can get and keep learning. Any time you can run against the Outlaws it's going to make your program better."

The team concluded their season together at the 19th annual Jerry Richert Memorial at Cedar Lake Raceway in New Richmond, Wis., where late-race heartbreak for the second consecutive season cost the team a shot at the win. Henderson was running second and challenging for the lead with only a handful of laps remaining when he got over the cushion and flipped.

"Two years in a row we've been going for the win in that race and it hurts knowing how good we were to end up crashed," he said. "Despite the cost of repairing a car, we left there feeling good heading into next season knowing we have speed and we're going into the offseason feeling good."

While he only won once in the Sandvig Racing machine, Henderson did pick up several wins in 360ci sprint car competition in his own sprint car. He streamlined his personal operation to match the Sandvig car early in the season and he credits the team's efforts in helping him be more competitive elsewhere.

"We found a lot of things in Mike's car that I directly put into my deal to make us faster," he said. "Any time you can have someone like Mike helping on your deal and bringing his knowledge, it's going to pay off and I can't thank them enough. I think together we'll be successful for a long time."

Current plans for the team are to again compete regularly at Knoxville Raceway in 2021. Along with chasing a track championship there, the team is planning to do some early season racing elsewhere depending on schedules.

"This year was tough as you could never really get into a groove and it made it tough to be consistent," he said. "We're going to try and get in as many races as possible before Knoxville starts up. That way when we get into the weekly swing we already have things dialed in and I think we're ready to take the next step forward as a team."

SEASON STATS -

23 races, 1 win, 2 top fives, 6 top 10s, 13 top 15s, 16 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Henderson_racin

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/90850346221/

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Morton Buildings

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"We've had a relationship with Morton Buildings for more than four years and they've really grown in the racing scene," Sandvig said. "We're thrilled to have such a reputable sponsor as part of our team."

Sandvig would also like to thank Eszlinger Electric, Deberg Concrete, DeBerg Flooring, R2 Enterprise, GRP Motorsports, Winters Performance, Schoenfeld Headers, BK Racing TI Components, SBS FK Shocks, Wings Unlimited, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Rider Racing Engines, Hinchman Racewear, Heartland Kitchen Solutions, Blud Lubricants, Triple X Race Co., Boji Custom Metal Works and Simpson Race Products for their continued support.

 

 

Crouch Heading to Arizona Speedway This Weekend for ASCS Sprint Car Debut

Inside Line Promotions - MERCED, Calif. (Nov. 23, 2020) - Brenham Crouch will make his ASCS debut this weekend during the Copper Classic.

Crouch, who has two career winged sprint car races under his belt, invades Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz., on Friday and Saturday for the ASCS Southwest Region doubleheader.

"I feel like I got some good dry slick laps in the 360 the last time out," he said. "Arizona Speedway is big and fast. There will be a lot of sprint cars there. The track should slick off pretty fast I think. That will help a lot.

"Racing the midget has helped a lot as far as pounding the curb or rolling the bottom. I've picked up on that a lot these past few weeks."

Crouch recorded a top-10 outing during his 360ci winged sprint car debut a couple of weeks ago. He's hopeful the momentum from that performance combined with laps during midget competition at Arizona Speedway earlier this month will translate to success this weekend.

"It's going to be all about keeping your momentum up," he said. "If I can somewhat do that I think we'll be in good shape.

"I'd really like to make both A Mains this weekend and shoot for a top 10 along the way. Even though we haven't gotten the results we've wanted in the midget, I've picked up a lot of knowledge and aggressiveness lately. I think that momentum can carry over to this weekend in the sprint car."

The two-race weekend will mark the final event of the season for Crouch.

SEASON STATS -

59 races, 1 win, 7 top fives, 20 top 10s, 36 top 15s, 42 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz., for the Copper Classic with the ASCS Southwest Region

MEDIA LINKS -

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

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/brenhamcrouchracing

Twitter: https://twitter.com/brenhamcrouch1

INQUIRIES -

For inquiries regarding Brenham Crouch and his racing program please contact Chris Wheeler at chris@wheelermotorsportsconsulting.com .

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Curb Records

Curb Records, which recently celebrated its 55th anniversary, is one of the world's leading independent music companies. It has achieved more than 300 No. 1 records and has been honored by Billboard magazine as Country Music Label of the Year and Radio & Records magazine as Overall Gold Label of the Year and Mediabase CRS Gold Label of the Year. For more information about Curb Records, visit http://www.CurbRecords.com.

"Mike Curb and Curb Records is a long-time supporter of racing," Crouch said. "I'm fortunate to drive for an esteemed team such as Keith Kunz Motorsports, which has a great history with Mr. Curb and Curb Records."

Crouch would also like to thank Toyota Racing/TRD, Mobil 1, Curb Records, IWX, Hi-Plains Building Division, Hi-Plains Electric, Lubbock Wrecker Service, Wilson Wrecker Service, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Driven Performance, Simpson Race Products, Driven Midwest, Lineman Motorsports, Mychron-Tom, CMS Promotions, Bell Helmets, CSI Shocks, Swindell Bleeders, Outlaw Wings, Smith Titanium and Joey Starnes Racing for their continued support.

 

 

Starks Enjoys Numerous Stout Moments During 2020 Season

Inside Line Promotions - PUYALLUP, Wash. (Nov. 23, 2020) - Trey Starks produced a variety of strong moments throughout a hectic season.

Starks scored his lone feature triumph in his family owned sprint car at Skagit Speedway in Alger, Wash., in July. Several weeks later he established a new track record at the high-banked oval.

"It was an all-over-the-place season, which a lot of people can say," he said. "We sprinkled in some really good runs. It was really fun to get back in the family car and be able to run a couple of weekly shows. We had a chance to win every one of them. We picked up the one win and the track record so that was exciting. We seemed to be fast every time we were out there."

While he enjoyed a handful of stout results in his race car - two top fives and three top 10s in five races - Starks spent most of the season behind the wheel of the Gobrecht Motorsports entry. The team recorded a ninth-place finish in the championship standings at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, marking the second straight season with a top-10 result in the standings at 'The Sprint Car Capital of the World.'

"We had a few great moments with the Gobrecht Motorsports team as well," he said. "It was different not running as many races. I think it took us longer to get up to speed, but we had some strong moments toward the end of the year. We got beat down at the beginning of the season and had to change some things around. It was tough with the season being so short. You feel like you get going and then the season is over. I think the trials we faced made us better and we made some deep improvements toward the end of the year."

Other highlights included top 10s during his preliminary night of the 360 Knoxville Nationals at Knoxville Raceway as well as the Ultimate Challenge at Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Iowa. He added one top five during Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions competition and charged from 21st to fourth during the Power Series Nationals at Huset's Speedway in Brandon, S.D.

"We were really, really strong there at Huset's," Starks said. "We had a really fast car and felt like we made a breakthrough, which is kind of a bummer because that was about our last race. We had some good moments this year; just need to tighten the consistency up a bit.

"I want to thank Scott, Jeff and everybody with the team for another good season. I got to go to some new tracks I'd never been to before and we had some good times. It was a unique season, but was definitely fun."

SEASON STATS -

44 races, 1 win, 6 top fives, 15 top 10s, 18 top 15s, 26 top 20s

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

 

 

Chase Johnson Seeking Sprint Car and Midget Opportunity for 2021 Season

Inside Line Promotions - PENNGROVE, Calif. (Nov. 23, 2020) - Chase Johnson is open for opportunities in the sprint car and midget realm of racing for the 2021 campaign.

The only current ride the California native has lined up is a handful of winged sprint car shows in the Midwest with Shawn and Cyndi Thomas, who are relocating to Iowa.

"We've had a lot of success with the Thomas Family and I'll be in the No. 68 in Iowa on a limited basis," Johnson said. "Once a month might be more than what's going to happen. I've been fortunate to race with them the last few years and I'm looking forward to whatever opportunity I have with them next year."

Johnson enjoyed a breakout season in 2019 and elevated himself on a national level in 2020 when he competed across the country in various midget, winged sprint car and non-wing sprint car shows despite the pandemic stymying an original plan of 100-plus races.

"I got to run a whole bunch of national races this year and we were able to be competitive while racing with USAC, POWRi and other top-notch series with stellar competition," he said. "I'm thankful for the opportunity this year with Tom Malloy and the Trench Shoring backed team. While I won't be back with them next year I wish them success moving forward."

Johnson stated that he is willing to accept an opportunity from regional to national and from a handful of races to full time with a series. It all boils down to the best opportunity to compete for wins.

"I'm really open for anything," he said. "I'm not closing my doors to anything. I'm looking for something for the Chili Bowl as well as winged sprint car, non-wing sprint car or midget opportunities for the upcoming season."

Interested teams can contact Johnson via his phone at 707-569-4009 or email at ChaseJohnsonRacing@yahoo.com .

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.ChaseJohnsonRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChaseJohnson24

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

 

 

Blake Carrick Nets Third Place Finish at Antioch Speedway

PETERSEN MEDIA: As the Sprint Car season in California drew to a close over the weekend, Blake Carrick would end it on a high note as he finished third at Antioch Speedway on Saturday night, one night after an 18th place fun at Merced Speedway.

“It was fun to get to a couple of tracks that we really didn’t get a chance to run at all year,” Blake Carrick said. “Friday night we couldn’t get out of our heat and it kind of buried us in the feature, and Saturday night things went pretty well and we landed on the podium with a third place finish.

Running a draw show at Antioch Speedway, Carrick would line up in the fourth starting position of his heat race aboard the CVC/Cemex/Interstate Oil backed No. 38b machine.

Picking up a couple of hard-fought spots in the heat, Carrick’s second place finish would line him up in the second row of the feature event.

Spending much of the feature event battling with the likes of Tim Kaeding and Garet Williamson. Keeping his machine well inside the Top-5, Carrick would ultimately get by Kaeding to secure the final spot on the podium by way of a third-place finish.

Also, in action on Friday night at Merced Speedway for another ‘Open Show’ as the division ran alongside the USAC National Midgets, Carrick would show some speedway at the central California bullring as he timed in fastest in his qualifying group.

Lining up in the second row of his heat race, Carrick would need to finish inside the Top-Four to transfer to the feature event and qualify himself for the redraw based on his time trial effort. In a stout heat race, Carrick would slip back to a fifth-place finish and be forced into the semi.

Picking up a fifth-place finish in the semi, Carrick would successfully transfer into the feature event, though would have his work cut out for himself as he would take the green flag from the 21st starting position.

While the track was in great shape for the 30-lap feature, it would be tough to get going forward from deep in the field on the ¼ mile bullring. Doing all he could from the tail end of the field, Carrick would grab a couple positions as he finished 18th in the feature.

“We had good speed early in the night Friday, but we unfortunately just couldn’t get into the A from our heat, and it killed us,” Carrick said. “I was happy to run third on Saturday, and hopefully we can have a good weekend in AZ.”

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

ON TAP: Blake Carrick is set for the Copper Classic at Arizona Speedway on Friday and Saturday night.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-41, Wins-3, Top 5’s-18, Top 10’s-26

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

 

 

Second Place Run at Midget Madness Opener Highlights Three-Race Week for Tanner Carrick and Keith Kunz Motorsports

PETERSEN MEDIA: Another strong week of racing with Keith Kunz Motorsports saw Tanner Carrick flirt with a win on Friday night only to come up just short and finish second at Merced Speedway to open the Midget Madness Double Header.

“Big thanks to the KKM guys for all of their hard work,” Tanner Carrick said. “We had a nice week of racing, and we were in a really good spot on Friday night.”

Friday night at Merced Speedway, Carrick would get his night underway by timing the Keith Kunz Motorsports/Toyota/TRD backed No. 98k machine in ninth fastest in qualifying time trials.

Heat race action saw Carrick continue to show speed on the racy bullring as a second-place finish put him on the front row of the 30-lap feature event.

With 50 Sprint Cars and 54 Midgets checked in on this night, the track held up extremely well as a very racy surface was offered up for the ‘A’.

From his front row starting position, Carrick would find himself battling with Daison Pursley in the opening laps of the feature. Leading the first eight laps of the feature event, Carrick would then feel pressure from Thomas Meseraul.

TMEZ would make a big move on the ninth lap that would put him in the lead and relegate Carrick back to third as he still battled with Pursley. In the closing laps, Carrick would capitalize on his teammate’s misfortune as he would end up in second, and on the podium when the checkered flag flew.

Back at Merced Speedway on Saturday night to close the 2020 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series season, Carrick would time in 24th fastest on this night before picking up a third-place finish in his heat race.

Moving directly into the feature event, the Lincoln, CA driver would roll off the starting grid from the 21st starting position. Another racy surface would let Carrick work his way forward a bit, though it was still tough to get through dense traffic.

When the 30-lap feature drew to a close, Carrick would take the final checked flag of the year with the series in the 16th position.

The busy week of racing got kicked off on Tuesday night at the Bakersfield Speedway in Bakersfield, CA. Returning to USAC action in California, Carrick would time in 11th fastest in time trials amongst the 46 entries and proceed to finish 6th in his heat race.

Missing out on the direct transfer into the feature event, Carrick would make a quick stop in a very talent heavy ‘B’ where his fifth-place finish would transfer him into the feature event.

Lining up 15th in the feature it would prove to be tough to get going on the tight confines of Bakersfield Speedway. Mired in heavy traffic, Carrick’s week got started off with a 19th place finish.

“I had a great time reuniting with the Keith Kunz team over the last couple of weeks, and again, really thanks all those guys for their hard work,” Carrick said.

Tanner Carrick would like to thank Keith Kunz Motorsports, Curb Records, Toyota, TRD, IWX, Mobil1, Walker Performance Filtration, and Wilwood for their support.

2020 BY THE NUMBERS- Starts-32, Wins-0, Top 5’s-6, Top 10’s-18

ON TAP: Carrick’s 2020 Midget season has come to a close.

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

 

 

Brock Zearfoss to drive for Bob Ream during Copper Classic

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

JONESTOWN, Pa. (November 23, 2020) – In a quick turn of events, Brock Zearfoss’ off-season has officially been postponed, as the Jonestown, Pennsylvania-native got the call to head west and operate “Bullet” Bob Ream’s familiar No. 8 during Arizona Speedway’s annual Copper Classic featuring the ASCS Southwest Region 360 sprint cars.

Zearfoss, a two-time winner during sprint car competition in 2020 including one against the All Star Circuit of Champions, has never made a start in Arizona, but the “Jonestown Jet” hopes to find success during his first time out with Ream and ultimately leave the Grand Canyon State with a pair of marks in the win column.

The two-day Fifth Annual Copper Classic, taking over Arizona Speedway headlines on Friday and Saturday, November 27-28, will feature two, full programs for the ASCS Southwest Region sprints awarding $2,500 and $5,000, respectively. DJ Netto secured Copper Classic victories during the first two rounds in 2016 and 2017, followed by wins by Colby Copeland in 2018 and Justin Sanders in 2019.

“I can’t thank Bob Ream enough for taking a chance on me and giving me the opportunity to compete in such a special event. Bob, Tom Buch, Mark Keever, Gordon Beeding, Jim Henderson, and Jeff Green all played a big part in making this opportunity happen and I’m going to do what I can to get us up front,” Brock Zearfoss said, a former Port Royal Speedway track champion. “The weekend will be filled with a lot of firsts for me, but I’m confident we’ll have the knowledge and experience to be quick and competitive right off the trailer.

“There are some familiar names on the Copper Classic win list,” Zearfoss added. “Our plan is to join that list.”

For those seeking additional information pertaining to Arizona Speedway’s Copper Classic, please visit the speedway online at www.arizonaspeedway.net.

SPECIAL THANKS: Brock Zearfoss and Bob Ream would like to thank all of their marketing partners including: Blud Lubricants, Affordable Extreme Powder Coating and Exhaust Coating, Sweeps Luck, RSS Performance Industries, Coastal Race Parts, Speed Sports, and Smith Titanium.

Brock Zearfoss would like to thank all of his marketing partners including: Moose’s LZ Bar & Grill, Heavy Equipment, Loaders & Parts Inc., C&D Rigging Inc., BAPS Auto Paints & Supply, Meckley’s Limestone Products, Berkebile Oil Company, Klick Lewis Cars, J.P. Adamsky Trucking, X-1 Race Cars, Simpson Racing Products, KX3 Racewear, BK Titanium, Blud Lubricants, AL Driveline, Bruce’s Speed Shop, RV 4 Wheel Drive and Performance Automotive, and Bell Helmets.

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

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

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

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

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

2020 Brock Zearfoss Racing Statistics: Wins: 2 Top-5s: 22 Top-10s: 43

2020 Highlights: Earned back-to-back top-ten finishes against All Star Circuit of Champions at East Bay Raceway Park. Earned back-to-back top-five finishes during King of the 360’s action at East Bay Raceway Park; finished fourth during the $10,000-to-win finale. Rallied from 13th to finish fourth at Lincoln Speedway on Sunday, March 1. Finished fifth at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, March 7. Finished sixth at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, March 14. Earned Open Wheel Nationals win at Park Jefferson International Speedway on Saturday, April 25, worth $6,000. Finished 11th with World of Outlaws at Knoxville Raceway on Friday, May 8. Finished fifth with World of Outlaws at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on Saturday, May 23. Finished fourth and sixth during All Star visit to Park Jefferson International Speedway on May 29th & 30th. Earned first All Star victory of the season at Southern Oklahoma Speedway on June 11. Including victory, earned five top-ten finishes during Thunder Through The Plains trip with All Stars. Climbed to tenth at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, June 20. Rallied from 18th to tenth to open PA Sprint Speedweek at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, June 26. Earned six top-ten finishes during PA Sprint Speedweek including fourth-place finish during Port Royal Speedway finale. Finished third with All Star Circuit of Champions during Dean Knittel Memorial at Portsmouth Raceway Park on Friday, July 10. Finished sixth during the Tommy Hinnershitz Classic at Williams Grove Speedway on July 17. Finished sixth from 21st during Bob Weikert Memorial opener at Port Royal Speedway on July 18. Scored back-to-back top-tens with World of Outlaws at Williams Grove Speedway; fifth on Friday, July 24, and seventh on Saturday, July 25. Finished fourth at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, July 31. Qualified for $50,000-to-win Capitani Classic at Knoxville Raceway. Finished fifth during Port Royal’s Dream Race make-up feature on August 22. Finished third during visit to BAPS Motor Speedway on August 23. Finished fourth during Selinsgrove’s Jack Gunn Memorial on August 29. Finished eighth with All Stars at Bedford Speedway on August 30. Finished second at Selinsgrove Speedway and Port Royal Speedway on Sunday and Monday, September 6 & 7. Finished ninth at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, September 4. Rallied from 27th to 12th in Night Before the Tuscarora 50 on Friday, September 11. Finished sixth in Lincoln Speedway’s $20,000-to-win Dirt Classic on Saturday, September 19. Finished fifth at Selinsgrove Speedway on Saturday, September 26. Finished fifth and seventh, respectively, during Port Royal Speedway’s Nittany Showdown featuring the World of Outlaws on October 9-10. Rallied from 15th to eighth during BAPS Motor Speedway start on October 24.


 

 

Two-Time Champion Caleb Saiz Compares Season Glories

Belleville, IL. (11/20/2020) Uncertainty would linger all season as Caleb Saiz and Hal Burns Racing were able to make the most out of the 2020 racing season in the land of enchantment, scoring their second POWRi Lucas Oil New Mexico Motor Racing Association Non-Wing Sprint Car Championship in just three years.

With the first championship season for Saiz occurring in 2018, there were quite a few noticeable differences between then and now. “It was definitely different,” said Saiz. “In 2018, things were normal back then, and we had a plan where we knew we would run the full POWRi NMMRA season and won that, which meant a lot of course. This year, we didn’t really know what was going to happen. At the beginning of the year, we were just racing wherever we could and we had to make a decision at the end of the year to decide whether or not we would actually go for the NMMRA championship. That decision was actually pretty easy because we were leading the points anyway. It was a little weird, of course, just the racing in general. Without the fans in the stands, it was just weird.”

The lack of fans would not handicap the No. 99 team, as they would find victory lane early in the restarted season at Alien Motor Speedway for the inaugural race for non-wing sprint cars at the facility. Nerves would not hit the team until later in the season, when a handful of hard-luck situations arose, allowing others to close in on the points lead. As the final checkered flag fell at Sandia Speedway during the Sprint Car Stampede, Saiz was crowned champion for the second time in three years.

Surprisingly, when asked about how he would grade his 2020 sprint car season, Caleb’s answer was not what many outsiders would have said. “I definitely don’t give myself an A+ this year. This was a weird year for me; it was the year that I tore up the most stuff. We had a good start to the season, just didn’t end it as well. There was room for improvement, especially with racing luck. I would give myself a C-.”

Although the 25-year-old was particularly hard on himself, there is no doubt when looking at the statistics that 2020 was indeed a success for the veteran.

“It means the world to be a part of David Burns team, I can’t thank these guys enough,” continued Saiz. “Dave, Steve, Clyde, Russ, Devon, Randy, Terra, Madelyn, and all of our sponsors. Hal Burns Truck and Equipment, NAPA Belts & Hoses, Performance Plus Engines, Scoggin Mechanical Industries, Schaeffer’s Racing Oil, Race Simpson, Hoosier Racing Tire Midwest, Weise Auto Supply, JMS Phone Technologies; without all of these people it would be a lot tougher and more of a one-man show. Fortunately for us, it’s not that way.”

Currently finalizing the 2021 season schedule the POWRi Lucas Oil New Mexico Motor Racing Association will see if Saiz will reign again as the champion of the NMMRA. Further information such as rules, driver profiles, and series history is available online at www.nmmra.com or “Like” NMMRA on Facebook.

For more information, results, press releases, and schedules for all POWRi Racing Leagues, you can visit www.powri.com online, like POWRi on Facebook, and follow @POWRi_Racing on Twitter.

 

 

Dates Announced for the 2021 Champion Racing Oil Summer Nationals at Williams Grove

(Clinton, MO / 11.20.20) Champion Oil, a recognized leader in racing and performance lubricants, announced today that the Champion Racing Oil Summer Nationals will be on July 23-24 at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa. The event is sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series.

The Champion Racing Oil Summer Nationals is a large purse hallmark event with multiple decades of history that includes the biggest names in dirt track motorsports competing at half-mile Williams Grove Speedway, one of this county’s legendary venues.

The World of Outlaws, an international racing tour with superstar drivers, features 410ci winged sprint cars that run-in excess of 120 mph at Williams Grove. The Champion Racing Oil Summer National Open is a foundation of the series championship that includes 95 races at over 50 different tracks across 23 states and 3 Canadian provinces.

Champion Racing Oils are built specifically to meet the lubrication demands of 410ci race car engines, especially those using flat tappet and roller cams operating at high RPMs and that require high-pressure valve springs.

To meet these demands, Champion utilizes its premium ZDDP anti-wear protection package, which contains a unique balance of chemistry that includes high levels of zinc and phosphorus. In addition, all Champion Racing motor oils contain our exclusive TVS® (Thermal Viscosity Stabilizer) technology.

This proprietary technology delivers unmatched film strength at high temperature, better piston ring seal for maximum compression, and increases the foot-pounds of torque in most engines.

About the company: Champion Brands, LLC, is a globally recognized industry leader in specialty lubricants for over 65 years. Champion Brands, LLC also produces and blends over 350 products including fuel, oil, engine additives, and lubricants for the racing, automotive, heavy truck, agricultural, industrial, and specialty markets. For more information about Champion Racing Motor Oils contact your nearest Champion distributor or call Champion at 660-890-6231. Champion Brands, LLC; 1001 Golden Drive, Clinton, MO, or go to http://www.championbrands.com

 

 

KNOXVILLE RACEWAY TO HOST NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES IN 2021

KNOXVILLE, IOWA – In the late 1800s, just 45 miles southeast of the state capitol in Des Moines, a small farming community in the unassuming town of Knoxville carved out a half-mile oval at the Marion County Fairgrounds for what was originally intended to be a horse racing facility.

In 1901, the facility staged what’s touted as the first automobile race at an Iowa fairground, and perhaps the country, featuring a pair of vehicles that were on display at the fair.

While the account of the day told a tale of a race that was “nothing remarkable,” the first chapter in the storied history of Knoxville Raceway was written.

Since then, Knoxville Raceway has become synonymous with sprint cars, an abundance of chapters have been recorded, while the venue and town have been affectionately designated as “The Sprint Car Capital of the World.”

Flash forward over a century from that 1901 summer to modern day as Knoxville Raceway and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will co-author a new adventure. NASCAR’s 3,400-pound purpose-built race trucks will take on the venerable dirt oval as NASCAR and sprint car fans come together for the Knoxville Raceway Corn Belt Weekend.

For the first time in its prestigious history, Knoxville Raceway will host a NASCAR National Touring Series event when the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races at the famed half-mile dirt oval on Friday night, July 9, 2021. The event will take place on the eve of the Corn Belt Clash, formerly the Corn Belt Nationals, non-winged sprint car race which will shift to Saturday, July 10.

Originally, the two-day non-winged event, featuring the USAC Sprint Car National Championship Series and POWRi War Sprints was scheduled for July 9 & 10. Now, the Corn Belt Clash will be moved solely to Saturday, July 10 and will continue to boast a $20,000 top prize for the sole non-winged sprint car event at the Sprint Car Capital of the World. The track’s 410 winged sprint cars series will also compete on July 10.

“With the help of NASCAR, Knoxville Raceway is ready to pen another chapter in the history that’s been created at the most legendary dirt track in the world,” said Knoxville Raceway’s Race Director John McCoy. “We’re honored by the faith NASCAR has placed in our facility and staff to raise the already high bar in delivering the best racing to our fans. We’re proud to join NASCAR in bringing Knoxville Raceway to a national television audience and to showcase what sprint car fans have known for generations. There’s no where like Knoxville.”

Tickets are now available to purchase online or by calling the ticket office at 641-842-5431. Suite availability, camping and parking information will be announced via the track’s website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram platforms as it becomes available. Broadcast times and networks will be also be announced at a later date. To receive up-to-date information about the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Knoxville Raceway, visit our website.

The event will be promoted in cooperation with North Carolina-based Spire Holdings.

“Thrilled doesn’t quite capture what it means to have the opportunity to showcase what dirt racing fans all over the world already know – that Knoxville Raceway is the greatest and most prestigious dirt track in the world,” said Spire Holdings’ Vice President of Strategic Initiatives Joey Dennewitz. “Some of the most famous and accomplished race car drivers in the world have built their resumes on the hallowed dirt of Knoxville Raceway. We’re grateful to NASCAR and the Marion County Fair Board for helping us bring this vision to life.” About Knoxville Raceway… Located on the Marion County Fairgrounds in Knoxville, Iowa, Knoxville Raceway is a 1/2-mile dirt track that hosts winged CT525, 360 and 410 sprint car racing nearly every Saturday night from April to September. The “Sprint Car Capital of the World” also hosts the Knoxville Nationals, sprint car racing’s most prestigious event, every August, as well as the Late Model Nationals, 360 Nationals and Corn Belt Clash featuring non-wing sprint cars. In 2021, Knoxville Raceway also will host the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Knoxville Raceway is the third-largest outdoor stadium in Iowa with 20,377 seats and 32 luxury suites.

About Spire Holdings … Spire Holdings is an emerging sports property and agency stakeholder. The Cornelius, N.C., organization is the parent company of Spire Sports + Entertainment, Spire Motorsports, Spire Hockey, and Track Enterprises. Spire Holdings specializes in dynamic property ownership and management and is led by long-time NASCAR industry executives Jeff Dickerson and Thaddeus (T.J.) Puchyr.

 

 

Knoxville Raceway Shortens Corn Belt Clash to Single Day

Belleville, IL. (11/19/2020) Initially run as the Corn Belt Nationals the renamed Corn Belt Clash, held annually at Knoxville Raceway since 2018, will go from a two-day event to a single day spectacle and feature great co-sanctioned racing from the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League and the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series.

Standing as the single non-wing sprint car race at the historic half-mile in Knoxville Iowa, the Corn Belt clash will now run for Saturday, July 10th, 2021 while maintaining the grand prize of $20,000 to win. Brady Bacon remains the driver to beat claiming both 2018 and 2019 championship night’s top spots.

The POWRi Lucas Oil Wingless Auto Racing Sprint League officials are currently working on the final touches to the full 2021 season schedule with return visits to familiar favorites as well as new ventures into unraced surfaces.

POWRi Season Points Championship Banquet and Awards Ceremony will be announced later, stay tuned to the website and social media platforms for further updates.

Follow along for more information such as race recaps, updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, or on Twitter & Instagram at @POWRi_Racing, or on Facebook at POWRi. POWRi League rules, contingencies, forms, and payouts can be found under the info tab at the top of the POWRi website.

 

 

Hagar Records Podium and Hard Charger Award During Final Event of Season

Inside Line Promotions - MILTON, Fla. (Nov. 18, 2020) - The season finale was a success for Derek Hagar, who ventured to Florida to race with the USCS Series last weekend.

Hagar posted a podium on Friday before earning the Hard Charger Award on Saturday during a doubleheader at Southern Raceway.

The weekend began on Friday with Hagar hustling from fifth to second place in a heat race. The feature inversion lined him up on the inside of the third row for the main event.

"On Friday night we had some good passing points for our heat race," he said. "The guy in third spun out so that put us fourth on the restart for the feature. We jumped up to second pretty quick. Every time we'd get a run on the leader the caution would come out. Every time I'd get my nose underneath him or I was close enough to make a move a caution would come out. With a few laps to go I hit a hole in turn one and bounced it and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. got by me. We ended up running third. It's one thing to get to them and it's another to pass them."

Hagar's third-place outing was his 17th top five of the year.

The event concluded on Saturday with Hagar finishing where he started in both the dash - second - and a heat race - fifth. That relegated him to the B Main, which he won from the fourth starting position to transfer into the main event.

"We were in the third row of the most stacked heat race," he said. "We didn't get any passing points so that put us in the second row of the B Main. We won it and started 15th in the feature. We had a fast car. It's just one of those tracks where it's tough to pass. We wasted a lot of laps trying to pass cars instead of making work of them early. I'd have to move around to make a run. If you didn't get that run you wasted that lap. We worked our way to eighth and were pleased with it."

Hagar continued to march forward throughout the feature, rallying from 15 th to eighth. He was honored as the Hard Charger Award winner for passing the most cars.

"It was a good weekend and we brought the car home in one piece," he said. "Now we'll start stripping it down to prepare for the 2021 season."

QUICK RESULTS -

Nov. 13 - Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla. - Heat race: 2 (5); Feature: 3 (5).

Nov. 14 - Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla. - Dash: 2 (2); Heat race: 5 (5); B Main: 1 (4); Feature: 8 (15).

SEASON STATS -

25 races, 9 wins, 17 top fives, 22 top 10s, 22 top 15s, 25 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.DerekHagarRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/HagarDerek

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Summit Truck Group

Summit Truck Group is a heavy truck dealership with locations in Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, Tennessee and Texas. For more information, visit http://www.SummitTruckGroup.com .

"Summit Truck Group jumped on board with us last year," Hagar said. "We appreciate the support of such a reputable company. They sell a great quality truck and provide a great service."

Hagar would like to thank B&D Towing and Recovery, Dynotech Performance, J&J Auto Racing, Hedger Brothers Ready Mix, FK Rod Ends, Fragola Performance Systems, Killer Coatings, Petra Construction, Administrative Consulting Services, Xtreme Race Graphics, Southern Collision Centre, Jeff's Heating and Cooling, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, Weld Wheels, DHR Suspension, Hinchman Racewear, Wix Filters, Wings Unlimited, Valvoline and Ti64 for their continued support.

 

 

Henry, Shiels, Weaver crowned Attica Raceway Park 2020 champions

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020

ATTICA, Ohio - Despite getting a late start on the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 virus, Attica Raceway Park was able to host 15 racing events. Thanks to the generosity of the the track's marketing partners, over $47,000 in point fund money was paid out to the top 10 in points for the Callie's Performance Products 410 Sprints, Propane.com/Dirt Nerds Podcast Late Models and Fremont Fence 305 Sprints.

"We can't thank our loyal race teams, great fans and fantastic marketing partners for all their support and understanding during a very interesting and challenging race season. Congratulations to our champions Cap Henry, Devin Shiels and Paul Weaver and we look forward to an entertaining and exciting 2021," said Rex LeJeune, Director of Operations at Attica Raceway Park.

Following is a look at the top 10 in points for each division for 2020:

Callie’s Performance Products 410 Sprints

Champion – Cap Henry, Republic, Ohio. Henry’s first ever Attica Raceway Park track championship saw him post an incredible seven wins in 15 events at the track. Henry made 13 of the 15 A-mains, missing only the NOS Energy Drink World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event in July and a weekly event in August. Henry, the 2020 champion of the All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads-Kistler Racing Products Attica Fremont Championship Series Presented by the Baumann Auto Group, had 12 total wins in 2020 including three Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions Presented by Mobil 1 victories. He posted 11 top 10 finishes and his average A-main finishing position was 4th.

2nd – Chad Kemenah, Alvada, Ohio. The six time All Star champion who sits fourth on Attica’s all-time 410 win list, competed in 11 of the 15 A-mains in 2020. He recorded five top five finishes including a season-best runner-up on Aug. 7, to go with 10 top 10 finishes. Kemenah finished out of the top 10 only once in the A-mains he competed in. His average A-main finishing position was 6th.

3rd – Cale Conley, Vienna, West Virginia. Conley competed in 13 of the 15 A-mains in 2020, missing only the June 12 and World of Outlaw events. He posted nine top five finishes including a pair of runner-up results. His average A-main finishing position was 7th.

4th – Travis Philo, Waterville, Ohio. Philo competed in 11 of the 15 A-mains and posted his sixth career Attica win on Aug. 29. He recorded four top five and eight top 10 finishes. Philo’s average A-main finishing position was 8th.

5th – Trey Jacobs, Shreve, Ohio. Attica’s 2016 rookie of the year competed in 11 of the 15 A-mains in 2020, recording three top fives including a season-best pair of runner-up finishes. He posted nine top 10 finishes on route to an average A-main finishing position of 9th.

6th – Byron Reed, Monclova, Ohio. An eight time Attica champion and three time FAST champion, Reed, who sits second on the track’s all-time 410 win list, competed in nine of the 15 A-mains in 2020. He posted three top five finishes including a season-best pair of runner-up finishes to go with six top 10 runs. His average A-main finishing position was 9th.

7th – Stuart Brubaker, Fremont, Ohio. Attica’s 2018 410 champion and 2008 305 champion and Attica’s 2012 410 rookie of the year, competed in 13 of the 15 A-mains in 2020, missing only the June 26 and World of Outlaw events. Brubaker opened the year with his eighth career 410 victory at Attica on route to posting three top five finishes and six top 10 runs. His average A-main finishing position was 11th.

8th – Nate Dussel, Bradner, Ohio. A three time Attica 305 champion and the 2020 Fremont Speedway 410 champion, Dussel competed in 10 of the 15 A-mains in 2020. He posted three top five runs including a season-best pair of runner-up finishes to go with six top 10 runs. Dussel’s average A-main finishing position was 12th.

9th – TJ Michael, Plano, Texas. Michael competed in 12 of the 15 A-mains in 2020, posting a pair of top five finishes and seven top 10 runs. His average A-main finishing position was 11th.

10th – DJ Foos, Fremont, Ohio. Attica’s 2019 champion and 2019 AFCS champion and Attica’s 2010 305 champion and 2013 410 rookie of the year competed in 13 of the 15 A-mains in 2020, missing only the June 12 and World of Outlaw events. He posted a pair of top five finishes and three top 10 runs. His average A-main finishing position was 13th.

Rookie of the year – Cole Macedo, Lemoore, California. Macedo finished 13th in Attica’s points and posted three top 10 finishes. His average A-main finishing position was 14th.

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Champion – Devin Shiels, Britton, Mich. Attica’s 2017 champion competed in all 11 A-mains in 2020, finishing out of the top five only once – a 14th place showing on Sept. 4. Shiels recorded three wins in 2020 (July 3, July 24 and Aug. 7) to run his career total to nine at the track. The 2020 Attica-Oakshade Raceway Challenge Series winner had an average A-main finishing position of 4th.

2nd – Matt Irey, Ashland, Ohio. The 2016 Attica champion competed in all 11 A-mains in 2020, finishing out of the top five only once – a 17th place showing on Sept. 4. He recorded two wins (June 26 and Sept. 11 to run his career mark to five. His average A-main finishing position was a remarkable 4th. He finished just two points out of the championship.

3rd - Mike Bores, Bellevue, Ohio. Bores competed in all 11 A-mains in 2020 and posted his sixth career feature win on Sept. 4. He posted five top five finishes and nine top 10 runs. His average A-main finishing position was 6th.

4th – Ryan Markham, Ashland, Ohio. The 2018 Attica champion competed in all 11 A-mains in 2020 and scored his 16th career Attica win on June 12. The four time Attica-Wayne County Speedway challenge series winner posted four top five finishes and eight top 10 runs. His average A-main finishing position was 7th.

5th – Nate Potts, Republic, Ohio. Potts competed in all 11 A-mains in 2020, posting eight top 10 finishes including a pair of season-best 7th place runs. His average A-main finishing position was 9th.

6th – Larry Bellman, Wooster, Ohio. Bellman competed in 10 of the 11 A-mains, missing only the opening night event. He posted three top five performances including a season-best pair of fourth place finishes. He scored eight top 10 runs and his average A-main finishing position was 8th.

7th – Tim Sabo, Toledo, Ohio. A member of the Fremont Speedway Hall of Fame, Sabo competed in 10 of the 11 A-mains, missing only the July 3 event. He recorded three top five finishes including a season-best 4th to go with eight top 10 performances. His average A-main finishing position was 9th.

8th – Jeff Warnick, Republic, Ohio. Attica’s 2017 rookie of the year competed in 10 of the 11 A-mains, missing only the Sept. 4 event. He posted four top 10 runs including a season-best 6th. His average A-main finishing position was 11th.

9th – Jeff Geis, Wauseon, Ohio. Geis competed in 9 of the 11 A-mains in 2020, recording a pair of top 10 finishes including a season-best sixth. His average A-main finishing position was 13th.

10th – Steve Sabo, Fremont, Ohio. Sabo competed in 8 of the 11 A-mains in 2020, posting a pair of season-best 11th place runs. His average A-main finishing position was 14th.

Fremont Fence 305 Sprints

Champion – Paul Weaver, Fremont, Ohio. Weaver picked up his fourth career Attica 305 track championship (2009, 2016, 2017 and 2020) to go with the 2020 Napa of Bryan Attica Fremont Championship Series presented by Jason Dietsch Trailer Sales title. Weaver posted seven wins at Attica and seven at Fremont Speedway in 2020. He now has 56 career 305 wins at Attica and coupled with his 3 410 feature wins is now the track’s all time winningest driver with 59 total A-main victories. Other than an opening night 19th place finish, Weaver never finished out of the top three the rest of the season. Competing in all 12 A-mains in 2020, his average A-main finishing position was an incredible 3rd.

2nd – Jamie Miller, Fremont, Ohio. Attica’s 2005 and 2019 track champion and 2019 AFCS champion competed in all 12 A-mains and posted three wins (June 12, July 31 and Aug. 21) to run his career total in the division to 27. Miller recorded 9 top five finishes and 10 top 10 runs. His average A-main finishing position was 4th.

3rd – Seth Schneider, Fremont, Ohio. Schneider competed in 10 of the 12 A-mains in 2020, missing only the Aug. 29 and Sept. 5 events. He posted his first career Attica win on opening night to go with eight top five finishes and nine top 10 runs. His average A-main finishing position was 5th.

4th – Kyle Peters, Shelby, Ohio. Peters battled in 11 of the 12 A-mains in 2020, missing only the Aug. 29 event. He posted four top five finishes including a season-best runner-up, and eight top 10 runs. His average A-main finishing position was 7th.

5th – Kyle Capodice, Sandusky, Ohio. Capodice competed in 11 of the 12 A-mains in 2020, missing only opening night. He posted his fifth career 305 Attica win on July 24 to go with four top five finishes. He never finished out of the top 10 all season and had an average A-main finishing position of 6th.

6th – Steve Rando, Lindsey, Ohio. Rando competed in all 12 A-mains in 2020 and racked up four top five finishes including a season-best three third place showings. He recorded 10 top 10 finishes and had an average A-main finishing position of 9th.

7th – Mike Keegan, Fremont, Ohio. Keegan battled in all 12 A-mains in 2020, racking up three top five runs including a season-best three fourth place finishes. He recorded seven top 10 finishes on route to an average A-main finishing position of 9th.

8th – Zeth Sabo, Fremont, Ohio. Sabo competed in all 12 A-mains in 2020, compiling six top 10 finishes including a season-best fourth place run. His average A-main finishing position was 10th.

9th – Luke Griffith, Sandusky, Ohio. Attica’s 2014 rookie of the year competed in 10 of the 12 A-mains in 2020, missing only the June 19 and Sept. 5 events. He posted five top 10 finishes including a season-best three fifth place runs. His average A-main finishing position was 9th.

10th – Jimmy McGrath, Clyde, Ohio. McGrath battled in all 12 A-mains in 2020, posting five top 10 finishes including a season-best runner-up run. His average A-main finishing position was 12th.

Rookie of the Year – Logan Riehl, Clyde, Ohio. Riehl competed in 11 of the 12 A-mains in 2020, missing only the June 26 event as he finished 13th in the point standings. He posted a season-best 11th racing to an average A-main finishing position of 14th.
Keep up with Attica Raceway Park at www.atticaracewaypark.com or follow the track on Twitter @atticaracewyprk or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/atticaracewaypark and Instagram at attica_raceway_park.

 

 

Kyle Schuett Improves Throughout Shortened Racing Season

Inside Line Promotions - PHILO, Ill. (Nov. 18, 2020) - Kyle Schuett showed improvement during the 2020 racing season despite a shortened and altered schedule due to the pandemic.

"We were satisfied with the way our season went, especially due to the changes made to our schedule," said Schuett, whose schedule was pared from 30 races to 19 for his sophomore season in a sprint car. "We felt we learned a lot even though a number of our scheduled races were canceled."

The beginning of the season evolved into baptism by fire for Schuett because of early season event cancellations.

"We had planned to race primarily with MOWA and IRA, but when their early races were canceled our first five or six races turned out to be with the World of Outlaws since they were the only ones racing in our area at that time," he said. "It's obviously a huge challenge to race with the Outlaws, but there were some silver linings in racing with them. Due to the high live-streaming viewing numbers at that time, we were able to provide our sponsors and team more exposure than usual. And that carried over to the large crowds when fans were able to attend. It also gave us important track time, which is vital to our young team.

"Unfortunately, it meant more time and expense on the road for us than we had planned. Racing here in Illinois didn't start until about mid-July. Most of our weekends were spent traveling to tracks four-to-five hours away."

Despite a shortened schedule, Schuett and his team were able to acquire vital knowledge and experience that he expects to prove valuable moving on to 2021.

"We learned a lot more about our engine following a meeting with our engine builder, Scott Fischer," he said. "Things like engine power curves, shock absorber calibrations, tires, gears and other settings began to come together regarding the balance of the car, especially later in the season."

Schuett showed marked improvement in qualifying, which is an area he had little experience in prior to this season.

"We won five heat races this year and we were able to start closer than usual to the front in the features," he said. "We improved as the year progressed and had one of our better nights at Dodge County with the IRA in September when we won our heat race, made the dash and finished eighth in the feature. I'm sure we would've done even better if we knew then what we know now about the car. We learned a lot about our car at our last race of the season.

"We're excited about next year. We're running the exact same stuff as this year so we're looking forward to putting that knowledge to work when we rebuild everything this winter and go to the track in 2021.

"We especially want to thank all of our supporters who helped us this year. We wouldn't be able to do this without the assistance of Health Alliance, Progressive Propane, AMSOIL, Allstar Performance, DMI and those who helped us at the track. We're also grateful for the new friendships we forged at the track this year."

SEASON STATS -

19 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 3 top 10s, 9 top 15s, 13 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.SchuettRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SchuettRacing

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Schuett-Racing-Inc-764142200301233/

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Health Alliance

Health Alliance is the largest health plan in downstate Illinois, serving more than 240,000 members in Illinois, Washington, Iowa, Indiana, and Ohio, and is an expert source of health and wellness news. Health Alliance provides plans with quality doctors and hospitals, unbelievably helpful customer service and ways to save in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Ohio and Washington. For more information, visit http://www.HealthAlliance.org.

"We're extremely grateful to have Health Alliance backing our team again this year," Schuett said. "The company is a leading provider of health plans and we encourage everyone located in Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Ohio and Washington to check out their options by visiting their website at www.HealthAlliance.org."

Schuett would also like to thank Health Alliance, Progressive Propane, AMSOIL, Roof Bolt Transport, Engler Machine and Tool, Hoosier Tire Midwest, R&B Powder Coating, Allstar Performance, Safety Kleen (The Official Environmental Service Company of Schuett Racing), Diversified Machine (DMI), Rod End Supply, Hooker Harness, Steve Thomas Racing, Smith Titanium and J & K Property Rentals, LLC., for their continued support.

 

 

Lawrence Fills 2020 Season With Eight Top Fives in Limited Number of Races

Inside Line Promotions - LILLIAN, Texas (Nov. 18, 2020) - Zane Lawrence highlighted a shortened race season with eight top fives across various series, including the Texas Sprint Series and Sprint Bandit Series.

"It was a good season, but a bummer that it was as limited as it was," he said. "We've continued to make progress in Bob Odom's 305ci sprint car and we were able to bring out my 360ci sprint car for a couple races as well."

Lawrence kicked off the season in March and visited many familiar tracks across Texas such as Kennedale Speedway Park, Abilene Speedway and 82 Speedway to name a few. He battled for feature victories on several occasions across his home state.

"We had another good season with Bob and his whole team," he said. "We contended for wins and still ended up with solid finishes. It's been great racing for him and I know those wins are coming for us. I'm looking forward to continue racing with him in 2021."

Lawrence was able to race his own 360ci sprint car a handful of times in 2020 as well. Arguably the brightest moment was a fourth-place run with the Sprint Bandit Series on Sept. 26 at Kennedale Speedway Park.

"I wish we were able to race more 360ci sprint car events and that might be something we try to do more of next year when I'm not racing with Bob," he said.

SEASON STATS -

13 races, 0 wins, 8 top fives, 11 top 10s, 12 top 15s, 12 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.ZaneLawrenceRacing.com

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Lawrence Towing

Lawrence Towing, which is located in Lillian, Texas, is family owned and operated since 1996. The experienced drivers at Lawrence Towing can help drivers when stranded and also help businesses deal with illegally parked vehicles. For more information, visit http://www.LawrenceTowingTX.com .

"Lawrence Towing is our family business that tows all around the Dallas-Fort Worth area," Lawrence said. "It's owned by my parents and really if it wasn't for them and the business I wouldn't be racing. I have a lot to be thankful for when it comes to that."

Lawrence would also like to thank WR Roofing, Pediatric Eye Specialist, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Astro Titanium, Velocita Premium Motorsports Apparel and Mark Burch Motorsports for their continued support.

 

 

Amantea Continues Trek Toward the Future With Consistent 2020 Season

Inside Line Promotions - MT POCONO, Pa. (Nov. 18, 2020) - Joey Amantea had the most successful season of his young racing career in 2020 as he showed the ability to be consistent in the micro sprint division while gaining valuable experience behind the wheel of a 360ci sprint car.

Amantea scored a career-high three victories to go along with 19 top-five finishes and 38 top 10s in 63 races across four divisions.

"It was a really good year for us in every aspect and I had so much fun this season," he said. "I would have liked to have won a few more races at some different tracks as we were really close to more wins, but I'm really proud of what we accomplished this year."

Amantea began the season in late February at the CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, N.J., during the 3rd annual East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals. He rallied from mechanical problems to qualify out of the C Main and into the feature event.

Following a two-month hiatus due to COVID-19, Amantea returned to action at Greenwood Valley Action Tracks in Orangeville, Pa., where he began a streak of nine consecutive top-10 finishes behind the wheel in both winged and wingless micro sprint competition.

"I knew I was going to be good in the wingless car early on in the season, but to have success with the wing on too gave me a ton of confidence," he said. "With COVID-19 pretty much shutting everything down, the best drivers were all coming to Greenwood and to be able to run up front with those guys told me a lot about how this season was going to go."

The consistency continued throughout the season at various tracks. Amantea was most successful in wingless micro sprint competition at Hamlin Speedway in Hamlin, Pa. He picked up his first victory at the track on July 4 and three weeks later he earned another triumph for his first multiple-win season of his young career. He scored a third victory at the oval in late September.

"I kind of cut my teeth at Hamlin Speedway four years ago and it was pretty cool to get three wins there this year," he said. "With my ambitions and our plans as a team going forward, I don't know how many more races I'll do there so it's a fitting way to kind of close that chapter in my career full circle."

Along with the improved consistency, 2020 marked the embarkment of a career behind the wheel of a 360 sprint car. Amantea partnered with Burke Motorsports to drive the No. 54 sprint car. He made his winged debut with the United Racing Club in late June at Big Diamond Speedway in Minersville, Pa., where he finished 14th.

Amantea made a handful more starts with the division before turning his focus to wingless 360 racing with the Rapid Tire USAC East Coast division. He scored a top finish of fifth with the series at Bridgeport Speedway in Swedesboro, N.J., in late September and finished out the season with results of seventh and 11th during a doubleheader at Big Diamond Speedway in October.

"It was a really good opportunity to run with the Burke family and I'm appreciative of everything they did in helping me get my start," he said. "We intended to run for Rookie of the Year with the USAC East Coast division, but COVID-19 kind of put a damper on that.

"I think in total we got around 10 shows in the 360 division and in the limited time we were there we showed speed and promise each time out. My first real introduction to the division was at Big Diamond and to see how much better we were there at the end was pretty special."

Amantea and his family purchased the 360 sprint cars from the Burke family and re-numbered the car to their familiar No. 88j. They also added other cars and engines in anticipation for an all-out assault on the Rookie of the Year Award with the USAC East Coast series next season.

The team also plans to be regulars at Action Track USA in Kutztown, Pa., in the wingless micro sprint division as Amantea chases a track championship there as well.

"I've got ambitious goals for next year and I'm aiming for the Rookie of the Year Award and hopefully a top five in the points next year," he said. "This is the next step toward my ultimate goal of becoming a full-time 410 sprint car driver. I get to go to the race track weekly and live out my dream with my dad by my side and I can't wait to make more memories in 2021."

SEASON STATS -

63 races, 3 wins, 19 top fives, 38 top 10s, 45 top 15s, 49 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.joeyamantearacing.com/

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/joeyamantea88J

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Amantea Real Estate

Amantea Real Estate is a residential and commercial real estate company based in Mount Pocono, Pa. For more information, visit http://www.AmanteaRealEstate.com .

"I'm very happy to have an esteemed company like Amantea Real Estate back our team," Amantea said. "I'm very grateful for their support and look forward to continued success together."

Amantea would also like to thank JPA Masonry, Hyper Racing, Jet Signs, Radical Race Gear, Pensyl Enterprises and Gilroy Northeast Inc. Excavating and Construction for their continued support.

 

 

Speedway Motors Joins Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout New Miniseries Set for January 22-24 at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (November 18, 2020) — Legendary racing part’s company, Speedway Motors has inked a deal to be the Official Racing Parts Supplier for the Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts draws. The company will provide onsite part’s availability to the teams at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway during the January 22-24, 2021 miniseries.

“It’s another significant addition to our event to have Speedway Motors involved. Not only does it help the racers to have quality parts and accessories readily available at the track, but it also adds even more credibility to a new event that is quickly gaining momentum,” event co-promoter Chris Kearns said. “Speedway Motors is yet another reputable national company, who is showing their support for this event. I’m thankful to have them on board now for both the Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout as well as the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout the week prior.”

Speedway Motors was formed in 1952 in Lincoln, Nebraska by “Speedy” Bill Smith. He was inspired to create the company to fill the void of availability for custom and aftermarket parts. Not only did he develop many of the high-quality parts that he sold, but he also ran them on his own racecar. As a result, he quickly learned what would be the best choices for his customers.

Fast forward almost 70 years later, and Speedway Motors is still family owned and run with the same family values upon which the company was originally built. They’ve expanded their customer-base to include motorsports enthusiast around the globe. While their home base is still in Nebraska, their newest expansion is located in Phoenix, Arizona – just miles from the FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway.

The new Phoenix retail location also serves as a West Coast distribution center, which enables Speedway Motors customers to get their parts shipped to them quicker.

For more information on the products that Speedway Motors has to offer, please visit their online home at www.SpeedwayMotors.com.

Advanced reserved seating tickets for the inaugural Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway are now available for online purchase.

Reserved tickets for all three days are $95.

To order your tickets as well as to find all ticket pricing details, please visit www.wildwingshootout.com/buy-tickets/.

Winged Sprint Car aces Tony Stewart, Donny Schatz, Rico Abreu, Cory Eliason, Tim Kaeding, Dominic Scelzi, Aaron Reutzel, D.J. Netto, C.J. Leary, Colby Copeland, and Giovanni Scelzi are among the list of drivers who have already voiced an intent to compete in the three-race swing.

The brand-new event will find 410 c.i. Winged Sprint Cars competing for a $7,000 top prize in the Friday, January 22 opener, while the programs on Saturday and Sunday, January 23 – 24 will each boast a $10,000 winner’s check. An Open Practice Session is slated for Thursday, January 21.

As the prospective Sprint Car field continues to grow, so does the likely list of IMCA Modified entries. California standouts Ethan Dotson and Cody Laney have already tossed their names into the hat. Each of the three programs spanning January 22 – 24 posts a $1,000 winner’s check for the IMCA Modified division.

For anyone unable to attend, all three nights of racing can be viewed live at FloRacing.com.

Full event details can be found at www.WildWingShootout.com.

Additionally, please make sure to follow us on social media at: Facebook: @WildWingShootout Twitter: @WingShootout Instagram: @WingShootout

 

 

2020 RUMBLE IN FORT WAYNE CANCELED

Surge of Positive COVID-19 Cases and Tighter Restrictions on Gatherings Prompts Decision

ROSSBURG, OH (Nov. 17, 2020) –Citing Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb’s retraction of the Stage 5 status of his reopening plan for the state (Executive Order 20-48)in combination with newly announced guidelines from the Allen County Department of Health, officials from the Rumble in Fort Wayne and the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum and Expo Center (ACWMC) have jointly announced a cancellation of this year’s 23rdannual event. The event had been scheduled for December 18 and 19.“Our top priority is that of the well-being of our participants, staff and event attendees,” stated Rumble promoter Larry Boos. “We all share in the disappointment of this announcement, particularly at this late moment, but as we have said all along, some things are just beyond our control. Right now our focus needs to be on working together to get this unprecedented virus under control. Truthfully, we would be selfish to think any other way. This year, the actual race is going to be that of a collaborative effort to reach a victory of health and safety for all. ”All teams that have submitted pre-entries and pit pass requests for the Rumble in Fort Wayne presented by Jason Dietsch Trailer Sales will receive a full refund within the next five days. “The entire Rumble staff, as well as the ACWMC team appreciates the support and efforts extended this year under these unusual circumstances and looks forward to seeing that enthusiasm carry over to next year,” concluded Boos. Indoor racing on the concrete floor of the massive War Memorial Expo Center will return December 17 and 18, 2021.

 

American Race Drivers Club

The American Race Drivers Club is looking forward to an exciting 2021 season of Wingless Midget racing with an 8 to 9 race schedule. Visits to Big Diamond and Lincoln are already scheduled, other tracks to be announced soon and will most likely include the recently announced Bloomsburg Fair Speedway.

“We are still firming up the dates with the tracks.” Said Shannon Mausteller, ARDC President. “ We are excited to hopefully return to the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds and to make up for missed races in 2020.”

Rule Changes

ARDC will also implement a set of engine rules using production passenger car engines to align with the Badger Midget Racing Association and other Midget racing organizations. The engine change will be effective immediately, but will allow current purpose-built engines (Gaerte, Fontana, etc.) to compete for a 3 year transition period.

"The cost of these OEM based engines will make midget racing more affordable and enable others to experience just how much fun midget racing really is." said Mausteller.

The rules allow all production car engines, with a maximum displacement of 2.4 liters. Engines must be four cylinder, inline and have no more than four valves per cylinder. All engines will have OEM blocks, cylinder heads and crankshafts. Engines currently in use by other organizations are Chevrolet, Ford, Honda and Mazda.

Currently these engines are being built by many engine builders as well as competitors building their own. Below is a short list of builders with engines in use by Badger Midget Racing Association:

REV Motorsports (https://revmotorsportsllc.com/index.html https://www.facebook.com/revmotorsportsllc

MWR Technology ( http://www.mwrtechnology.com/ https://www.facebook.com/mwrtech-),

Mark Ray (https://www.facebook.com/rayracingent) and

Level 5 Motorsports,Rick Kippley 608-345-8209.

The ARDC rule book already has these rules in place. A full schedule will be released as soon as possible.

 

 

Champion Oil Announces 2021 Racing Contingency Program

The 2021 Champion Racing Oil Contingency Program includes motorsport racing events such as: The All-Star Circuit of Champions (ASCoC), American Sprint Car Series (ASCS), World of Outlaws (WoO), United States Auto Club (USAC) and the International Motor Contest Association (IMCA).

Also, other popular racing series, but not limited to; Sprint Car Central PA, UMP, USCS, IRA, MLRA, NHRA, MARA, MARS, NMCA, NMRA, and IHRA. https://www.championbrands.com/racer-contingency/

It also includes 2021 diesel events such as: The Outlaw Diesel Super Series, National Association of Diesel Motorsports (NADM), Ultimate Callout Challenge, Scheid Diesel Extravaganza, Sun Coast Shakedown, Rudy’s Truck Jam, Ultimate Callout Challenge, Firepunk Diesel, and Outlaw Diesel Revenge.

In addition, other popular diesel drags and pulling racing series such as; Holly Rock Customs Showdown, Rocky Top Diesel Shootout, Hardway Sunshine Showdown, Battle at the Alamo, East Coast Diesel Nationals, Diesel World Drags, Blackout in the Country, and Week-End on the Edge.

Champion Racing and Performance products are the choice of champions in racing events nationwide. Champion’s new 2021 expanded contingency program supports race teams from dirt track to pavement, gas to diesel, and circle track to tractor pulls with contingency cash pay-out awards.

Racing teams and racers can apply for the Champion Racing Oil Contingency Program at https://www.championbrands.com/racer-contingency/

 

 

Crouch Bound for California for USAC Races at Bakersfield and Merced

Inside Line Promotions - QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (Nov. 17, 2020) - Brenham Crouch has a trio of USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series races on tap this week.

Crouch will drive a Toyota Racing backed Keith Kunz Motorsports midget on Tuesday at Bakersfield Speedway in Bakersfield, Calif., and on Friday and Saturday at Merced Speedway in Merced, Calif. It will mark his debut at both tracks.

"We picked up on Arizona Speedway really fast last weekend and sat on the pole one night," he said. "We had really good car speed. I feel like we're picking up on stuff. I think we had a top-five car and I made a few mistakes. If we can pick up a top five during the next few nights I'll be happy and that will give us great momentum going into next year."

Crouch has watched some video on previous races at Bakersfield Speedway to prepare for Tuesday's race.

"Bakersfield is comparable to some tracks in the Midwest so I'm super excited," he said. "We don't have much time to adjust to the new tracks, but I know that Keith Kunz and the team prepare great cars to give me an opportunity to be successful."

The two-day event at Merced Speedway offers up a smaller track for Crouch, who is used to racing on the elbows-up bullrings.

"I feel like my strong suit is the smaller tracks so I'm really looking forward to this weekend," he said. "Hopefully we can continue to improve each night and put together a top-five performance from start to finish."

SEASON STATS -

56 races, 1 win, 7 top fives, 20 top 10s, 36 top 15s, 42 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Tuesday at Bakersfield Speedway in Bakersfield, Calif., and Friday and Saturday at Merced Speedway in Merced, Calif., with the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series

MEDIA LINKS -

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

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/brenhamcrouch1

INQUIRIES -

For inquiries regarding Brenham Crouch and his racing program please contact Chris Wheeler at chris@wheelermotorsportsconsulting.com .

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Mobil 1

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"Mobil 1 produces excellent products that help us both in our race cars and in our personal vehicles," Crouch said. "Mobil 1 is also a great supporter of racing so we encourage everyone to support companies that support racing."

Crouch would also like to thank Toyota Racing/TRD, Mobil 1, Curb Records, IWX, Hi-Plains Building Division, Hi-Plains Electric, Lubbock Wrecker Service, Wilson Wrecker Service, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Driven Performance, Simpson Race Products, Driven Midwest, Lineman Motorsports, Mychron-Tom, CMS Promotions, Bell Helmets, CSI Shocks, Swindell Bleeders, Outlaw Wings, Smith Titanium and Joey Starnes Racing for their continued support.

 

 

Skinner Satisfied With Results in 30th Season of Racing

Inside Line Promotions - MARION, Ark. (Nov. 17, 2020) - Marshall Skinner is pleased with his 2020 racing season despite it being shortened due to the pandemic and being without his primary racing engine for most of the year.

"It was okay, considering it was short due to a late start because of the virus," he said in reference to his 30th season of sprint car competition. "Then I hurt my motor the second night out and had to borrow motors for several months after that since it took so long to get parts due to the virus. I'm grateful for those who helped me while I was waiting for parts for my motor so that I could still have some fun.

"I started racing when I was 16-years-old. I still enjoy it. I'm thankful to have won a lot of races and championships and now I primarily do it for fun. I've cut back on my own racing a bit the last couple of years since my boys are racing go-karts now. I really enjoy that and I'm looking forward to the day when hopefully I can race with them in sprint cars."

Skinner's relatively brief season of about 20 races was highlighted by a strong showing at his biggest race of the year - the COMP Cams Short Track Nationals at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., last month.

"I was pretty happy with my run at the Short Track Nationals," he said. "I was able to win my heat races and qualify for the A Main both nights while racing against about 80 other drivers. The only bad thing was I got taken out at the start of the feature on Friday, but we worked hard to rebuild the car and it was just as fast the following night."

Skinner capped his racing season at Riverside International Speedway's season-ending doubleheader on Nov. 6-7. He rallied from a crash in his opening night heat race for a pair of top-10 A Main finishes during the Flip Flop 50.

"We didn't get off to a very good start on Friday," he said. "We were three-wide going into the first turn of the heat race when the car on the outside of me came down and we made contact, sending me backwards up the track when another car took out the front end of my car. We made repairs but had to start last (12th) in our B Main the following night since I didn't have any points due to not finishing my heat race.

"I was pretty determined in the B Main and I was able to go from 12 th to second in 12 laps to get a transfer to the A Main. Then I finished 10th in the A Main after starting 18th. I started fifth in the second A Main, but I messed around and got the car too tight and that's where I finished."

SEASON STATS -

20 races, 0 wins, 5 top fives, 10 top 10s, 11 top 15s, 17 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sprint26

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Marshall-Skinner-Motorsports-207879425896412/

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Hinchman Racewear

As the oldest maker of driver suits, the Hinchman team has the experience, ability, and desire to continually improve the protection of their drivers. For more information, visit http://www.hinchmanindy.com/.

"I've been wearing Hinchman suits for about 15 years now," Skinner said. "I'm extremely happy with their quality and the service I receive. Nancy is one of the best people you'll ever want to meet."

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, West Tennessee Expediting, Xtreme Race Graphics, Water & Wastewater Services, Cooper Racing Enterprises, BB&T Racing, FSR Radiators, Hinchman Racewear, FK Rod Ends, Killer Coatings, Bell 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, Deatherage Opticians, Custom Heat & Ar, Hedger Brothers Concrete, Quality Flooring and Cleaning and Commercial Equipment Co. for their continued support.

 

 

Dover Hits Nine-Win Mark for 12th Time in Last 13 Years

Inside Line Promotions - SPRINGFIELD, Neb. (Nov. 17, 2020) - Jack Dover's winning percentage during a wild 2020 season was a whopping 31 percent.

Dover captured nine of his 29 starts, giving him at least nine triumphs for the 12th time in the last 13 years.

"For being in a crazy year like it was, to come out with nine wins and 21 top fives is pretty respectable," he said. "Another big point is that our sponsors stayed on board so we're really grateful for their continued support. I want to thank them for sticking with me and staying committed."

Dover was a contender in nearly ever race he entered this year, garnering 16 podium finishes and 21 top fives. In fact, Dover finished outside of the top 10 during only five races this year - four of which were DNFs.

Dover finished third in both the Carpet Land Nebraska 360 Sprints and Midwest Power Series championship standings and he was sixth in the Midwest Sprint Touring Series standings despite skipping races in each of the three series.

One of the strongest tracks for Dover was his return to Huset's Speedway in Brandon, S.D., where he won twice and finished on the podium during all four starts this year.

"Every time we went to Huset's we were strong," he said. "We won two out of the four races and ran second and third in the other races. That's probably what stands out the most. We hadn't ran there in a long time. To run there against the competition they had and get the results we did was a highlight of the year."

Dover capped the season by earning two top fives during the 47th annual Devil's Bowl Winter Nationals with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour. He has at least one top 10 with ASCS in each of the last 15 years.

"We were strong every night we went out against anyone we were racing," he said. "I wish it wouldn't have been a short season because I think we could have been close to getting my goal of 20 wins."

SEASON STATS -

29 races, 9 wins, 21 top fives, 24 top 10s, 25 top 15s, 25 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.JackDoverRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/JackDoverRacing

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Backlund Plumbing

Backlund Plumbing started in Omaha, Neb., in 1932, and over the years has grown to be one of the largest and most respected plumbing companies in Nebraska. The business has a full staff of professional licensed plumbers and customer service representatives as well as a fleet of fully equipped residential and commercial plumbing trucks and a 10,000 square foot warehouse. The one thing that has stayed consistent is customer satisfaction. Backlund is known for honesty, quality and reliability, and is one of the few companies that still stands behind its work with a full "customer satisfaction guarantee." For more information, visit http://www.BacklundPlumbing.com .

"Chris Roseland with Backlund Plumbing has been a great friend of mine for the last few years," Dover said. "He's always there for me and puts me in his race car several times each season. We really appreciate his support and friendship."

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

 

 

Big Game Motorsports Highlights 2020 Season With One Win and 17 Top Fives

Inside Line Promotions - WINDOM, Minn. (Nov. 17, 2020) - Big Game Motorsports enjoyed one win, 17 top fives and 42 top 10s during a season when the Killer Instinct Crossbows sponsored team utilized a true outlaw-style schedule.

There was no chasing points, rather the team elected to select the best opportunity to race each week throughout the pandemic-stymied 2020 season.

The lone feature triumph came in early August at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, where Kerry Madsen guided the team into Victory Lane during the 30th annual My Place Hotels 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank.

Madsen also produced top 10s at the half-mile oval during World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series as well as Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions competition.

Additionally, Big Game Motorsports finished the season with seven top fives and 22 top 10s during World of Outlaws action. Madsen capped the year as the highest-ranked driver who wasn't a full-time racer with 'The Greatest Show on Dirt.'

Big Game Motorsports added five top fives and a dozen top 10s during All Star races.

It was recently announced that David Gravel will take over driving duties for the team beginning in 2021 as a full World of Outlaws schedule is on tap. Gravel finished this year with seven World of Outlaws wins, which was tied for the third-most in the series. He added 30 top fives and 45 top 10s - both ranked third most - despite missing multiple Outlaws races.

SEASON STATS -

68 races, 1 win, 17 top fives, 42 top 10s, 48 top 15s, 56 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BigGameMotorspt

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Three Drivers Lead Sides Motorsports to Top 10s With World of Outlaws

Inside Line Promotions - BARTLETT, Tenn. (Nov. 17, 2020) - Jason Sides completed his 16th season on the road as a full-time World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series competitor in 2020.

"I'm glad it's over as far as everything goes with the pandemic, racing, all of it," he said. "This year was a struggle just trying to figure out where you're going to go from one week to the next. They did the best they could to get races in and make up races. It was just a different type of year."

Sides Motorsports produced eight top 10s between Sides, Tim Kaeding and Shane Stewart.

"Our performance lacked a little bit," Sides said. "I think the beginning of the year set us back a bit. We crashed at Volusia Speedway Park and we were chasing from that point. It takes the wind out of your sails when you start the year like that."

Sides' best run came in July when he hustled from 21st to seventh during the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa. He also netted a top 10 during the AGCO Jackson Nationals hosted by Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn.; the Texas Outlaw Nationals at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas; and at Wilmot Raceway in Wilmot, Wis.

Kaeding claimed top 10s at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa; at I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb.; and at Terre Haute Action Track in Terre Haute, Ind. Stewart posted a top 10 during the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Fla.

Sides placed 11th in the World of Outlaws driver standings while Sides Motorsports finished 10th in the owner standings.

"I want to thank everyone who sticks with us," he said. "Without those people we couldn't do it. Thanks to all of them and we're looking forward to running with the Outlaws again in 2021."

SIDES MOTORSPORTS SEASON STATS -

76 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 8 top 10s, 31 top 15s, 51 top 20s

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 - VRP Shocks

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"I've used VRP Shocks for many years because they are the best on the market," he said. "We rely on VRP Shocks to give us consistency each and every night from track to track across the country on the World of Outlaws circuit."

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

 

 

Fremont Speedway to hand out point fund Dec. 13

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, Nov. 16, 2020

FREMONT, Ohio - Fremont Speedway will award the 2020 point fund and trophies Sunday, Dec. 13 to the top 10 in points in the Fort Ball Pizza Palace 410 Sprints, Fremont Federal Credit Union 305 Sprints and the Burmeister Trophy Dirt Trucks. Drivers or car owners can pick up their point fund money and trophies at the Flower Building in the Sandusky County Fairgrounds in the following order: 1-2 p.m. dirt trucks; 2-3 p.m. 305 sprints; 3-4 p.m. 410 sprints.

THIS IS NOT AN AWARDS BANQUET! Face covers are mandatory and social distancing will be adhered to. There are no refreshments available. Drivers/owners are asked to adhere to their division schedule as congregating is discouraged due to the state's COVID19 regulations.

Those eligible for point fund money in the 410 sprints are: Champion - Nate Dussel; 2. DJ Foos; 3. Stuart Brubaker; 4. John Ivy; 5. Trey Jacobs; 6. Brian Smith; 7. Cole Macedo; 8. Chad Wilson; 9. Cap Henry; 10. Byron Reed. Macedo is the division's rookie of the year.

Those eligible for point fund money in the 305 sprints are: Champion - Paul Weaver; 2. Alvin Roepke; 3. Jamie Miller; 4. Seth Schneider; 5. Steve Rando; 6. Matt Foos; 7. Brandon Moore; 8. Mike Keegan; 9. Larry Kingseed Jr.; 10. Zeth Sabo. Logan Riehl is the division's rookie of the year.

Those eligible for point fund money in the dirt trucks are: Champion - Shawn Valenti; 2. Cory McCaughey; 3. Jim Holcomb; 4. John Brooks; 5. Dana Frey; 6. Ben Clapp. 7. Dustin Keegan; 8. Jamie Miller; 9. Keith Sorg; 10. Cody Truman. Austin Black is the division's rookie of the year.

Should things change due to the COVID-19 pandemic, keep up to date with Fremont Speedway by going to www.fremontohspeedway.com or on Facebook at www.facebook/FremontSpeedway or on Twitter https://twitter.com/FremontSpeedway

 

 

Champion Oil Expands Racing Contingency Program for 2021

(Clinton, Mo / 11.17.20) Champion Oil, a globally recognized industry leader in performance lubricants for over 64 years, recently announced the expansion of their Racing Contingency Program for 2021.The all-encompassing marketing program is designed to link Champion performance products directly with racers in all classes and in most sanctioned events in North America. https://www.championbrands.com/racer-contingency/

The 2021 Champion Racing Oil Contingency Program includes motorsport racing events such as: The All-Star Circuit of Champions (ASCoC), American Sprint Car Series (ASCS), World of Outlaws (WoO), United States Auto Club (USAC) and the International Motor Contest Association (IMCA).

Also, other popular racing series, but not limited to; Sprint Car Central PA, UMP, USCS, IRA, MLRA, NHRA, MARA, MARS, NMCA, NMRA, and IHRA. https://www.championbrands.com/racer-contingency/

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Sams III Soaks Up Experience During Rookie Season on ASCS National Tour Trail

Inside Line Promotions - NORTH PORT, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2020) - Danny Sams III made the most of his first year on the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour.

The Sams LaMountain Racing driver was a contender for the Rookie of the Year Award throughout the grueling campaign and he ended the season by posting a 10th-place result in the championship standings in arguably the toughest national 360ci winged sprint car series.

"It definitely had its ups and downs and we bit off a lot for a first-year team so to get top 10 in the ASCS National Tour standings is a really cool achievement," Sams III said.

The team hit its stride in the final stage of the season, becoming a consistent contender at marquee events throughout the Midwest and earning a podium result during the final doubleheader of the year in Florida.

"In the fall we really got our stuff together and started making changes with our team," he said. "It started coming together.

"The goal was to get a top 10 in the standings. When we made the A Mains we did good. I feel like we should have made more shows and that's what we left on the table. For a two-person team, with just me and my dad being on the road, to run as good as we did was an achievement. Overall, it was a good experience and we're happy with how we ended up.

"I want to thank Steve, Karen and the LaMountain Family as well as East Mountain Transport, Inc., for the opportunity. Given the circumstances of our first year on the road with the top series and then facing a pandemic, I'm proud of what we were able to accomplish and how much we learned."

SEASON STATS -

33 races, 0 wins, 2 top fives, 3 top 10s, 10 top 15s, 14 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: https://samslamtnracing.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/samslamtnracing

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

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - East Mountain Transport, Inc.

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

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

Sams LaMountain Racing would like to thank Southern Racing Fuels, Williams Precision Engines, Kistler Racing Products, Goodyear Rubber Products, Inc., and Raintree Design LLC for their continued support.

 

 

West Jr. Highlights Rookie Sprint Car Season With Numerous Positive Moments

Inside Line Promotions - ATOKA, Tenn. (Nov. 16, 2020) - Jeffrey West Jr. evaluated his first year in the 360ci winged sprint car division as a success.

"It was definitely a crazy year for sure," he said. "We only got half of a race season, but I look back on it positively. It was a great year for us. We made a name for ourselves and learned a lot and had some great runs. We made some goals to meet and I feel like we accomplished them."

West Jr. won the ASCS Mid-South Region Rookie of the Year Award and he finished third in the championship standings despite missing a race.

"Being Rookie of the Year was always in the back of my head, but I didn't expect to even get top five in the standings so I was really happy with finishing third," he said. "We had some good runs this year."

A trio of top 10s stood out among the results, including a career-best seventh-place run in June when West Jr. nearly won at Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark. He took the lead midway through the main event, but ran out of fuel on a late-race restart.

Three weeks later West Jr. posted a career-best Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour result of 11th at Riverside International Speedway.

"The ASCS National Tour race at Riverside had 40-something cars and we won our heat race," he said. "We ran in the top five for most of the feature. To run up front with those guys was huge."

The Short Track Nationals, which featured a heat race win, is also among the stout moments this season for West Jr.

"Short Track Nationals showed that we could compete, being a small team on our own," he said. "That was really an eye opener that we can do it.

"This year was a huge stepping stone to getting started. I felt really, really good about it and I feel we'll continue to get better. Having more races and going to different tracks and running with different series, all of that was big in our development."

West Jr. noted that the plan for 2021 is similar to what he hoped to run this year with 25-to-30 races on the schedule throughout the Midsouth region.

"At this stage we're working on getting our program better," he said. "We're probably going to do the same thing and do the races we can around here.

"We're also excited to have Mainline Safety and Supply, Inc., back with our team next year. We're really looking forward to what next season entails and to take the next step forward."

SEASON STATS -

14 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 3 top 10s, 7 top 15s, 11 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Mainline Safety and Supply, Inc.

Mainline Safety and Supply, Inc., specializes in safety products and various supplies for multiple industries such as pipeline, construction and public safety. Mainline is a small-town business that focuses on building relationships in order to meet the unique needs of its customers. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/Mainline-Safety-Supply-Inc-102055734677600/ .

"They deliver all kinds of warehouse equipment to companies that need it," West Jr. said. "They'll do sanitizing stuff and protective equipment. They are a new company that started this year and we're grateful to have their support."

West Jr. would like to thank Haley Electric, Flashe Graphics, Rick's Powder Coating and Jeff and Kim West for their continued support.

 

 

Dominic Scelzi Capping 2020 Season Friday at Merced Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - FRESNO, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2020) - Dominic Scelzi will wrap up the 2020 season this Friday at Merced Speedway, which features a 360ci winged sprint car race during its big weekend of hosting midgets.

Scelzi is slated to drive his family owned sprint car in his second career race at the bullring in Merced, Calif.

"My goal is to win," he said. "I want to have good speed to start the night and be up there at the end of the night. I think we'll be good.

"I showed up there a few years ago for a World of Outlaws race and didn't make any laps because of mechanical problems. Earlier this year was really my first time racing there. It reminds me of River Cities Speedway (in Grand Forks, N.D.) with a wall on the backstretch. It's extremely small and tight. The banking works to your advantage. It's a track that was really fun earlier in the year and had a big cushion. The top and the bottom were very even."

Scelzi posted a ninth-place result out of the 50-plus drivers competing with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour on March 6. Friday provides an opportunity to end the year with an exclamation point.

"After coming back from being on the road, I've only run one or two races in my family car and we've had really good speed," he said. "I want to knock off a win, especially at a place I haven't won at before. I feel we have the speed, but there's going to be some really good guys there. We'll put our best foot forward and see where it leads us."

SEASON STATS -

65 races, 3 wins, 18 top fives, 30 top 10s, 43 top 15s, 52 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday at Merced Speedway in Merced, Calif.

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.GaryScelziMotorsports.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DominicScelzi41

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

VIDEO -

Here is a link to a highlight video: https://vimeo.com/161410751

Here is a link to a promotional video: https://vimeo.com/160322149

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Panella Trucking

Panella Trucking is one of the largest agriculture carriers in California. For more than 80 years Panella Trucking has been servicing farmers, packers and processors by hauling agricultural goods and providing quality trucking services. For more information, visit http://www.PanellaTrucking.com .

"The Panella Family has been close friends with my family since before I was born," Scelzi said. "Their support for our racing has been monumental and the work their business does is important for our part of the country."

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

 

 

Tanner Carrick Picks Up Pair of Top-10’s To Begin Reunion with Keith Kunz Motorsports

PETERSEN MEDIA: With the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series ending their 2020 campaign on the West Coast, Lincoln, CA driver Tanner Carrick kicked off a reunion tour with Keith Kunz Motorsports with a pair of Top-10 finishes that included a bid for a win during Saturday night’s Western World finale.

“I can’t than Keith Kunz and his team enough for the opportunity to run some more midget races this year, and to rejoin their team,” Tanner Carrick said. “I had a great time in Arizona and am looking forward to the final three races this week in California.”

Making his return to KKM official on Friday night, Carrick kicked his night off by timing the Toyota/TRD powered No. 98k machine in ninth fastest in qualifying time trials.

Running sixth in his heat race as the team fought brake issues on his entry, Carrick would finish sixth in the semi to punch his ticket into the 30-lap feature event.

Making a couple of minor adjustments prior to the feature, Carrick would have a good showing from his 12th place starting position. Able to make up some ground and fight his way forward, Carrick closed the opening night of the Western World Championships out with a seventh-place finish.

Saturday night saw Carrick continue to reacclimate himself to a KKM prepared Midget as he would time in third fastest in time trials before finishing fifth in his heat race and locking into the Western World Championship feature event.

Taking the green flag from the fourth starting position, Carrick would ride the high side early and take over the second position as he flanked KKM teammate, Michael Kofoid.

With a very strong entry underneath him, Carrick would stalk Kofoid for much of the race and would actually close in on his teammate as they raced through traffic.

As the action intesnsified, Carrick would look to make a bid for the lead only to see a late yellow bunched the field up with just 13 laps left in the race. While it appeared to be just what Carrick would have a little bad luck hinder his night.

Under the yellow, Carrick’s left rear tire would start to lose air pressure and he would do all he could to keep it inflated under the idle. Carrick’s luck would run out as the tire would let go when the action resumed, and he would slow to a stop and bring out the caution.

Able to make repairs, Carrick would rejoin the field and still battle his way back up to finish 10th when the dust settled on the vent.

“Man, we had an awesome car on Saturday night, and I wish we wouldn’t have had that bad luck with our left rear tire,” Carrick explained. “We definitely had something for Buddy (Kofoid), but if we couldn’t get the win, glad it was one of our teammates.”

Tanner Carrick would like to thank Keith Kunz Motorsports, Curb Records, Toyota, TRD, IWX, Mobil1, Walker Performance Filtration, and Wilwood for their support.

2020 BY THE NUMBERS- Starts-29, Wins-0, Top 5’s-5, Top 10’s-17

ON TAP: Carrick will be back in the KKM NO. 98K on Tuesday night in Bakersfield, CA before taking part in the final two USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget races of the year on Friday and Saturday in Merced, CA. Friday night will also see Carrick pilot the family owned No. 83T sprint car.

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

 

 

Valvoline Raceway Update November 2020 Official Release:

 Monday, November 16th

It is with regret that the Management of VR advise that due to no easing of borders to Sydney and the available crowd numbers that the venue is allowed to have at events, it is not in a position to announce any re-opening during November.

As it is now known, the re-elected QLD Premier has keep the border to Sydney closed until the end of November as a minimum which obviously restricts Management from traveling to and from their venues. The current crowd restrictions from NSW Health still has the venue only allowing a total of 500 people at any one time - which is simply not financially viable for Management to open the venue. Below is the current extract of the Public Health order that relates to VR.

A further update will take place at the start of December and as stated last month, should restrictions ease or change before this date Management will revisit the position regarding opening for the 20/21 season.

There has also been a number of rumours surrounding the season even opening; however, both Barry and Felicity are committed to having the season get underway as soon as it is possible with eased restrictions. Once a start is imminent a revised calendar will be put in place and published with regards to updated events.

Extract form the Public Health Order: “From Saturday 26 September, interregional community sporting competitions can recommence without restricting these activities to regions or zones, where there is a COVID-19 Safety Plan for the school or community sporting activity in place.

This includes the requirement to adhere to the 500-person limit for community sport activities (including participants, officials and spectators) and/or adhering to the one person per four square metre rule in indoor spaces.

Organisations and spectators are to ensure that physical distancing of at least 1.5 metres is maintained between people that do not come from the same household.”

How many people are allowed Full details are provided in the physical distancing section of the COVID-19 Safety Plan: Attendance at major recreation facilities / Maximum capacity summary • Ticketed event with each person assigned to a seat = Must not exceed 25% of seated capacity to a maximum of 10,000 people. Children count towards the capacity limit. • Non-ticketed event and each person is not assigned a seat = 500 persons or one person per 4 square metres (whichever is the lesser). • Group seating = Seated groups should be separated by 1–2 empty seats on both sides.

 

 

MADDINGTON TOYOTA SPRINTCAR SERIES

Monday, November 16, 2020


The 2020-21 Maddington Toyota Sprintcar Series has just been expanded by a round, with the confirmation that Ellenbrook Speedway will join the series.

The popular track, on the northern outskirts of Perth, will be the place to be on Saturday, January 2 when it hosts a round of the WA Speedweek Series - joining the Perth Motorplex on Saturday, December 26 and Monday, December 28, Bunbury Speedway on Friday January 1 and then back at the Perth Motorplex on Saturday January 9 for the five-night series.

The Sprintcar Entrants Group, the co-ordinating body behind the Maddington Toyota Sprintcar Series, has been working on the race meeting for some time and now it is official.

SEG chairman Geoff Kendrick said a lot of upgrades had been made to the Ellenbrook facility in recent years and paid tribute to the people involved in the club for their foresight to make the club-run venue an even better one.

“Thank you to all the people behind the scenes at the club who have made this happen and for hosting a round of the series,” Kendrick said.

“Speedweek is a popular series on the WA sprintcar calendar, attracting good car counts, and being over the festive season, it attracts good crowds as well.

“We are looking forward to taking the series to Ellenbrook and hopefully they are rewarded with a big crowd.”

The round will be officially backed by the naming rights sponsor of the series - Maddington Toyota.

More details on the series will be announced later, but in meantime, lock the four dates into your calendar and we look forward to seeing you all there.

 

 

Entry Deadline Approaches for POWRi Midget iNationals presented by LSRTV

Belleville, IL. (11/13/2020) As entries and interest continue to grow for the inaugural running of the POWRi Midget iNationals presented by Live Sim Racing TV, the deadline date of December 4th looms with spots filling quickly for this premier virtual racing event.

December 11-12 will witness competitors from all over try to tame the digital dirt of Fairbury American Legion Speedway in attempts to take to the record-breaking purse. With a variety of simulated-driving professionals and real-world racers, this event is shaping up for an outstanding weekend of open-wheel excitement. With numerous inquiries of interest, hopeful entrants will not want to wait until the last minute to register as spots continue to fill with registration ending December 4th.

Notable names and entries remain steady with a multitude of drivers already registered and awaiting the December 11-12 racing weekend. Newly crowned Rookie of the Year Trey Gropp, of Lincoln Nebraska, hopes to relay his POWRi National and West Midget League accomplishments into simulated successes as Gropp appears to be one to watch. Past POWRi iRacing feature winner Brennan Rogers, of Camarillo California, remains another driver to watch having claimed several wins in the previous six-week POWRi midget virtual season. POWRi Micro and open-wheel standout Bryant Wiedeman, from Colby Kansas, continues to climb the ranks of the racing world, will this be the event that solidifies his front-running ways?

Digital competitors in the inaugural POWRi Midget iNationals presented by LSRTV on December 11-12 will be allowed Open Setup with a single Fast-Repair available. World of Thunder Rules and iRacing Sporting Code will be in full effect.

Race Format:
2 laps - lone qualifying
6 lap heat races
10 lap D-Main
12 lap C-Main
14 lap B-Main
40 lap A-Main

Drivers registering are encouraged to send important information in a Private Message on the POWRi Midget iNationals Facebook page. Information required is iRacing name, Car number preference with two backups numbers, hometown, and sponsors. Officials will then send entrants a link to join the league as well as inquiring about personalized car-wraps.

One of the highest iRacing Midget payouts will see $6000 in total earnings on the line based on the 120-driver entry format. Beast Racing is offering a Quick-Time Award to be given to the fastest driver during qualifying.

A-Main payout:
1st - $1000; 2nd - $850; 3rd - $750; 4th - $600; 5th - $500; 6th - $125; 7th - $125; 8th - $125; 9th - $125; 10th - $100; 11th - $100; 12th - $100; 13th - $100; 14th - $100; 15th - $100; 16th - $100; 17th - $100; 18th - $100; 19th - $100; 20th - $100. Non-Feature Qualifiers will also be in contention for prize money as the top three finishing drivers that do not advance into the feature event will receive $75.

Fans of POWRi can catch all the simulated racing excitement live on POWRi TV Facebook or also available on Live Sim Racing TV. For more information please visit the POWRi Midget iNationals official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/POWRiMidgetiNationals

Live Sim Racing TV is the original sim-racing broadcast network home and features some of the best iRacing leagues weekly, LSRTV has been the industry-leading virtual racing broadcasting team since 2012. For more information or to join an iRacing event today visit www.livesimracing.com or find them on all major social media platforms @LSRTV. Sponsorship opportunities are still available with LSRTV, for more information visit online.

Follow along with POWRi for more information such as race recaps, live updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, on Twitter @POWRi_Racing, or Facebook at POWRi.

 

 

PERRIS AUTO SPEEDWAY PROMOTER DON KAZARIAN ON THE RADIO THIS SUNDAY

(Perris, CA, November 13, 2020) This Sunday afternoon, November 15th, Perris Auto Speedway promoter Don Kazarian will be one of Dave Stall’s guests on the “Racer Radio Show.” The longtime promoter will have a lot to say about the huge disappointment of the cancelation of the track’s 25th Anniversary season in 2020. He will also have some exciting incites on what the future will bring. The show airs from 3:00 – 4:00 P.M. Pacific and Kazarian will be on around 3:30. Fans can listen live online at www.kcbq.com or on the radio at 1170 AM if they live in the San Diego area.

72945105_3089090197831332_4740056582245580800_n.jpg Promoter Don Kazarian 90 feet above The PAS changing track light bulbs. Charlie Watson Photo.

Fans can stay up to date on track and driver news on The PAS social media efforts at the links below.

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

Twitter: Perris Auto Speedway on Twitter.

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

Website: http://perrisautospeedway.com/

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

Williamson Looking Forward to Making Debut at Keller Auto Speedway This Saturday

Inside Line Promotions - STOCKTON, Calif. (Nov. 13, 2020) - Garet Williamson is a young driver and he certainly understands that there are going to be nights when things don't go his way.

It's what makes the sport so difficult. Williamson found that out last Saturday night when he visited the Stockton Dirt Track for the first time.

The track was rough and Williamson endured misfortune in his heat race and the B Main, which kept him out of the main event. Still, the Missouri driver took the positives out of a night that could have been better.

"It was, definitely, a tough weekend," he said. "It was like a supercross track and all you can do is take the positives out of it. You learn a lot on a track like that. Everyone is racing on the same track and you've got to take things away to get better.

"We qualified good. We don't get to qualify that much, so that was good to qualify decent. If I can take that and qualify decent the rest of our time out there, that will set us up good for the night and it will help."

Williamson timed in fifth quickest in his group, which put him fifth to start his heat race. Three laps in, he broke a bleeder and finished sixth in the final rundown.

Williamson started third on the grid in the B Main. Heading into turn one he suffered a shock problem and pulled off the track.

"You come out here, and you want to do well, but you can't be great every night," he said. "You have to take away the good things from it. A lot of cars got torn up, and if you go out and tear something up it's not much better than not even racing."

Williamson's qualifying effort was the bright spot and he hopes to do it again this Saturday night when the Bryant Paver Motorsports team heads to Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, Calif., for the Kings of Thunder 360s event.

"We look forward to Hanford," he said. "Hopefully, the track is better and we are running a little bit better. I've never been there, but it's the same as last weekend. You watch some videos, see where it's dominant early in the night, watch a few things and go in with an open mind."

QUICK RESULTS -

Nov. 7 - Stockton Dirt Track in Stockton, Calif. - Qualifying: 5. Heat race: 6 (5); B Main: DNF (3).

SEASON STATS -

35 races, 3 wins, 7 top fives, 11 top 10s, 19 top 15s, 25 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Saturday at Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, Calif., with the Kings of Thunder 360s

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/garetw3

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

SPONSORS -

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

 

 

RacinBoys Hires Heather Stasa as New General Manager
Bryan Hulbert

Inside Line Promotions – KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Nov. 12, 2020) – RacinBoys is pleased to announce that Heather Stasa has been selected as the general manager for all live streams via the RacinBoys Broadcasting Network.

“Heather has worked with our team in the past, and she has proven herself as an asset, so we are thrilled to welcome her,” RacinBoys Co-Founder Scott Traylor said. “She will be in charge of all of our broadcasts, and anyone who is interested in sponsorship can contact her. We will be stepping up our regional coverage for RacinBoys All-Access members next year, so 2021 is set up to be a great year.”

The RacinBoys Broadcasting Network will serve as the production company for all Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour races, providing a live video stream at http://www.RacinBoys.com and sending the broadcast to FloSports each night.

“We want to congratulate FloSports and FloRacing for their big announcement today as well as for working with us during the upcoming Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour, Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire and Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout events,” Traylor said. “The RacinBoys Broadcasting Network will be showcasing more regional events as well as other races throughout the Midwest to serve our RacinBoys All-Access members, who will continue to be able to watch a live stream of all Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour races. We’re working diligently on adding more series and big events to our broadcast schedule.”

A RacinBoys All Access subscription is only $29.99 per month. The subscription offers live Pay-Per-View video from nearly every Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour race, and it also provides access to all On-Demand video content as well as all live audio broadcasts. A month is considered a 30-day period beginning the first day of the subscription.

“Scott and Kirk (Elliott) gave me my first opportunity to get my foot in the door, so I’m excited to work with them full time,” Stasa said. “Our primary goal is to grow the regional coverage and give the regions more coverage than they’ve seen in the past.”

RACINBOYS –

RacinBoys, founded by Scott Traylor and Kirk Elliott in 2003, is an internet broadcasting company covering all forms of motorsports. 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.

 

 

Must See Racing

MERIDIAN, Idaho (Nov. 12, 2020) — Must See Racing will partner with SPEED SPORT and Meridian Speedway to televise one of the quarter-mile asphalt oval’s biggest sprint car events next fall.

Meridian’s Pink Lady Classic, scheduled for Sept. 24-25, will air on MAVTV as part of a tape-delayed broadcast through the popular “SPEED SPORT Presents” series on the network.

The event will feature the Speed Tour sprint cars.

“The Diamond Cup has been the largest sprint car show that we’d put on, dating back to 1989, but the Pink Lady has morphed into an equal — if not bigger — event. Our car counts are equally strong for both events,” said Meridian Speedway managing partner Adam Nelson. “Considering that we’re putting together a big payday for this event next year, it’s a very big deal.

“It’s definitely an exposure opportunity for a lot of the teams in our region,” Nelson added. “We have some of the best winged sprint car racers on pavement anywhere in the country right in this area, and a lot of them don’t get out and travel a lot, so this provides a shot for them to get their names out to the world through the folks with Must See Racing, SPEED SPORT and MAVTV. We’re very excited.”

The Pink Lady Classic gets its name from the sprint car driven by Kenny Hamilton, a former owner of Meridian Speedway, whose iconic No. 98 carried a pastel-pink scheme for many years and was nicknamed “The Pink Lady” during his driving days.

The 2020 edition of the Pink Lady Classic was won by Cory Lockwood, who banked $10,000 for winning the event. Next year, that winner’s prize is planned to double to $20,000.

“We’ve got a unique deal at Meridian with the Speed Tour, as we have some partners that put up $1,000 apiece for the 2020 purse that was then matched by the speedway and then some. At the end of that show, we started putting those sponsors together again to make this happen and added 10 more sponsor slots,” Nelson noted. “These sponsors are ones who wanted to see a cool level of badassery put on by the racers that we have here, racing for a major payday that they don’t often get to race for.

“It’s enough to supplement your whole season’s expenses for some of our guys. This kind of an event is a huge deal for our area,” he continued. “Our typical shows are $1,000 to $1,200 to win, so this is substantially larger. To say that this is important is a vast understatement.”

The format for the 2021 Pink Lady Classic will be largely unchanged from 2020. This year’s race featured a three-segment breakdown, with two 38-lap stints preceding a 24-lap run to the checkered flag.

After the end of the second stage, only the top 10 will remain on track for the final 24 laps of the race.

“The format will stay intact. The only thing that we may look at adjusting are some of the preliminary events … with the two-day format and how those all work,” Nelson explained. “We feel like the Pink Lady Classic will produce a lot of exciting racing for both our fans at the track and those watching the MAVTV telecast. It’s a way to have 100 laps of sprint car racing with less wear and tear on the cars.”

Must See Racing President Jim Hanks is looking forward to providing the promotional push of the MSR and SPEED SPORT television package to Meridian’s most prestigious sprint car event.

“We are really excited to be a part of the 2021 Pink Lady Classic from Idaho’s Meridian Speedway,” said Hanks. “The event has a rich history and tradition of high-speed sprint car racing, featuring some of the best teams in the country competing for the prestigious title and this year’s $20,000 winner’s prize is sure to elevate the intensity, competition and participation to a whole new level.

“We are honored to partner with the track and SPEED SPORT to showcase the event on MAVTV as a part of Must See Racing’s recently-announced special-event racing entertainment, adding to our traditional scheduling which will be released in the next few weeks.”

SPEED SPORT has produced television coverage of Must See Racing events for many years and is looking forward to the Pink Lady Classic.

“Must See Racing is a valued SPEED SPORT partner and we believe winged sprint car racing on asphalt is one of the most exciting forms of racing in the country,” said SPEED SPORT President Ralph Sheheen. “We look forward to working with the folks at Meridian Speedway and bringing the Pink Lady Classic to a national television audience as part of SPEED SPORT Presents on MAVTV.”

 

 

Brian Brown Caps Season With Fifth-Place Result During World of Outlaws Last Call

Inside Line Promotions - CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 12, 2020) - Brian Brown closed his 2020 campaign with a top-five outing during the World of Outlaws Last Call.

The fifth-place performance on Saturday was Brown's second-best run of the season with 'The Greatest Show on Dirt.'

Nov. 6 - The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C. - Qualifying: 3; Heat race: 9 (2); B Main: DNS (2).

"Going into last weekend we put a different configuration Maxim chassis together hoping that we would find something that would help our speed and I think we did," Brown said. "We qualified well. Unfortunately, we had an issue with a leak on Friday that gave us a DNF, but we were in position to have a good result so that was encouraging."

Nov. 7 - The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C. - Qualifying: 4; Heat race: 2 (2); Dash: 3 (5); Feature: 5 (3).

"We qualified well and finished second in the heat race and third in the dash," Brown said. "We ended up running fifth in the feature. That's a win for us with how we've been. I'm excited about next year now that we have found something. I've been looking for a feel as a driver. We made some changes from our current configuration and it gave me the feel that we need to be able to first and foremost qualify good and then race good. My goal was to go down there and if we won that'd be awesome and if we ran third that'd be great, but I just wanted to be in the hunt and mix it up. I felt like both nights we were mixing it up and in contention to have solid nights.

"It was pretty dusty. It was in my opinion way worse just watching it after the fact on DIRTVision than it was on the track. There were a couple of spots off turn four that there was a good cloud of dust there. It wasn't like driving in fog where you couldn't see. It was definitely not ideal, but it wasn't like you needed to cancel the race. For me, once we settled in I didn't feel like it was getting worse so we could have kept going without the cautions. My car was better on the longer runs. Those short runs we were having wasn't good for my car, but we were pleased to come away with a top five."

SEASON STATS -

64 races, 5 wins, 15 top fives, 27 top 10s, 36 top 15s, 46 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.BrianBrownRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrianBrown21

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

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"The rods on your car are very, very important," Brown said. "We've been fortunate to work with Rod End Supply for a long time. They build a great quality product and that's why we choose them."

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

 

 

Chili Bowl, Tulsa Shootout, And American Sprint Car Series Move To FloRacing In 2021

AUSTIN, Texas (Nov. 12, 2020) – FloSports, a leading sports streaming, and original content network, today announced the acquisition of streaming rights for the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire in a groundbreaking 10-year deal to broadcast the blockbuster indoor Midget racing event to racing fans worldwide. One of the country’s biggest and most popular motorsports events, the Chili Bowl Nationals celebrates its 35th annual running between Jan. 11-16, 2021.

The deal amplifies the motorsports offering on FloSports and brings over 40 additional racing events to its FloRacing platform. As part of the pact to stream the Chili Bowl Nationals, FloSports will also exclusively broadcast the massive Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout, the largest event for micro sprint racing in the country, and will co-stream the 2021 Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV Motorsports Network with the RacinBoys Broadcasting Network which will remain involved in the streaming production for the series.

One of the industry’s fastest-growing dedicated motorsports platforms, FloSports continues to consolidate the best of grassroots dirt track racing onto one digital destination. FloRacing has experienced a 450% growth in subscribers since January 2020, demonstrating the viability of this category to the future of motorsports streaming.

The six-night event annually draws thousands of spectators and over 300 Midget entrants from around the world, with American drivers from a variety of racing disciplines joining competitors from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. Midget division regulars face off with racers from the ranks of the World of Outlaws, All-Star Circuit of Champions, USAC, Dirt Late Models, NASCAR, and NHRA drag racing, stamping the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals as the most eclectic motorsports event of the season.

Last year’s run was topped by NASCAR and open-wheel superstar, Kyle Larson, while Oklahoma’s Christopher Bell, another NASCAR standout with roots in open-wheel racing, captured the race the previous three years.

Contested on a quarter-mile dirt track built inside the River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, this year’s Chili Bowl Nationals will only allow 25% grandstand capacity due to Covid-19 restrictions, but every lap of the week’s preliminary action from Mon., Jan. 11 through Sat., Jan. 16 — heat races, qualifying features, the Race of Champions and Saturday’s “alphabet soup” qualifiers — will be streamed live to FloRacing subscribers. The Chili Bowl Nationals C-, B- and A-mains on Saturday night, Jan. 16, will continue to air live on the MAVTV Motorsports Network and LucasOilRacing.tv.

“FloSports is excited about the impact this partnership will have on the world of grassroots racing,” said FloRacing General Manager, Michael Rigsby. "It further cements our serious position in motorsports, allowing us to build upon the Chili Bowl tradition that was started 35 years ago. (Chili Bowl promoter) Emmett Hahn and Beverly Edwards along with their families, Scott Traylor (RacinBoys president and CEO), RacinBoys and the entire Lucas Oil team have been fantastic partners in making this deal happen. It’s officially Tulsa time for FloSports and we’re eager to get to work.”

“I’ve been impressed with the quality of the FloRacing broadcasts and we’re looking forward to what they can do for the Chili Bowl,” said event co-founder, Emmett Hahn. “I believe this new relationship is the best step forward for us, our fans, and our partners. Longtime fans will be able to watch the Chili Bowl as well as the Tulsa Shootout and the American Sprint Car Series on an incredible platform. I personally really enjoy having the ability to see so many different series under one digital subscription with FloRacing. Plus, their team produces so much great content. A Chili Bowl and FloRacing partnership is going to work very well for everyone.”

Along with the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, FloSports will also stream the massive Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout — the largest event for micro-sprint racing in the world with well over 1,000 entries scheduled to compete from Dec. 30, 2020 through Jan. 2, 2021.

FloRacing and RacinBoys will co-stream the 2021 Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV Motorsports Network. RacinBoys will continue to consult on the production of the Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout and the Chili Bowl Nationals. Connect with thrilling live and on-demand grassroots racing action by becoming a FloRacing subscriber. The subscription unlocks premium FloRacing content headlined by access to over 800 live events per year, including events contested at Tony Stewart’s Eldora Speedway and the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All-Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car tour, a full schedule of United States Auto Club (USAC) and Interstate Racing Association (IRA) events and over 100 days of premium drag racing events. Also included in a subscription are the exclusive interviews, behind-the-scenes access and ride-alongs with drivers, motorsports news, archived races and highlights that racing fans have come to expect from the FloRacing platform. FloRacing subscribers also receive complete access to the entire network of FloSports verticals ranging from cycling, wrestling, football, baseball, softball, grappling, rodeo and more. Watch the races across all screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire and Chromecast.

About FloSports

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PERRIS AUTO SPEEDWAY CANCELS FINAL RACE OF THE 2020 SEASON

(Perris, CA, November 11, 2020) What was supposed to be a celebratory 25th anniversary season came to a disappointing end on Wednesday when promoter Don Kazarian officially canceled the annual PASSCAR Champions night scheduled for November 21st.

Eight months ago, the season started off on a bright note when a large crowd turned out for Night of Destruction. However, an ominous dark cloud was already rearing its ugly head as news of Covid-19 was quickly spreading around the globe. Initially, Kazarian thought the track may lose a few weeks of events. But, the weeks spread into months, then seasons of the year to today, when Kazarian pulled the plug on the final event.

“It is sad that we have to cancel our last scheduled race of the year,” a subdued Kazarian said. “We kept up hopes all year long that we could get going, so it is very disappointing. We feel bad for all the fans and competitors. We are putting our disappointment behind us and moving forward. We are already planning for 2021. The schedule is pretty much done and will be out soon. As we only got in one event in 2020, that cannot be considered a season. So, 2021 will be our 25th anniversary season and we will have the same fun things planned for the fans that we were going to do this year.”

Kazarian and his entire staff urges everyone to do all they can to stay safe and healthy. They look forward to seeing all the fans back at the track in 2021.

Fans can stay up to date on track and driver news on The PAS social media efforts at the links below.

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

Twitter: Perris Auto Speedway on Twitter.

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

Website: http://perrisautospeedway.com/

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

Champion Oil Announces New Rep Agency for the Southeast Region of the US

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

(Clinton, MO / 11.09.20) Champion Brands, a global leader in lubricants, additives, chemicals and engine oils, announced this week that All-Midwest Sales, LLC has become their Racing and Performance Aftermarket Rep Agency for Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, & Virginia.

All-Midwest Sales, LLC, was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Strongsville, Ohio. Champion has selected the rep agency to increase the distribution of its racing and performance products in the Southeast region of the United States.

"We believe in All-Midwest Sales, LLC (AMS) wholeheartedly; we have a great respect for the people and the quality of service they provide”, said Karl Dedolph, Director of Racing and Performance Products for Champion Oil. “They are a forward-thinking company with a great talent pool. AMS is known for having a family atmosphere, strong business relationships, technical expertise, and being able to meet customer's needs and expectations."

“Not only is AMS one of the performance industry’s largest rep organizations, but it is recognized with some of the most talented and knowledgeable associates available. Associates whose backgrounds cover just about every accomplishment within the industry. The AMS associates are often awarded “Rep of the Year” from many of the companies they represent,” added Dedolph

“The All-Midwest Sales, LLC, team of professionals, provide the depth of knowledge of their particular markets and place more personnel in the field than would be economically viable for the manufacturer,” stated Jim Morehouse, president of AMS. “The manufacturer is able to use the services of personnel that concentrate on particular market areas. We provide in person sales calls that offers additional attention to the manufacturer’s needs when introducing new products or programs to the market.”

“We follow up after the initial sales call to offer assistance, suggestions, and feedback to our manufacturers and the customers,” added Morehouse. “We assist “to complete the loop” in helping bring about successful results in a timely manner. We conduct open houses, seminars, and regular frequent training sessions to keep Jobbers, WDs, MWD, Engine Builders, and prospects better informed about the manufacturer’s products.”

Morehouse added, “Champion is a great company with a very large offering. They do more promotions, marketing and advertising than most oil type companies. Looking forward to working with them.”

All-Midwest Sales can be contacted at 16700 Hampton Chase, Strongsville, Ohio 44136 / (440) 238-7390 / https://allmidwestsales.com/

About the company: Champion Oil (a.k.a. Champion Brands, LLC) is a globally recognized industry leader in specialty lubricants. Champion also produces and blends over 300 products including fuel, oil, engine additives, and lubricants for the racing, automotive, heavy truck, agricultural, industrial, and specialty markets. For more information about Champion contact your nearest Champion Distributor or call Champion at 660-890-6231. Champion Brands, LLC; 1001 Golden Drive, Clinton, MO, 64735 or go to http://www.championbrands.com

 

 

Dominic Scelzi Posts Top 20 During Final World of Outlaws Event of Season

Inside Line Promotions - CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 11, 2020) - Dominic Scelzi highlighted the World of Outlaws Last Call with a 19th-place result last Friday at The Dirt Track at Charlotte.

The two-day World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series marked Scelzi's final weekend as a fill-in driver for Roth Motorsports.

"I was thankful to be able to drive the car the last few nights of the season," he said. "The results weren't what we hoped for, but at the end of the day it was an honor to have those guys trust us to go back there and finish the season."

The weekend began on Friday with Scelzi qualifying 14th quickest in his group. He then advanced a position to place sixth in a heat race before picking up two spots in the Last Chance Showdown to end third, which earned a transfer into the back of the A Main.

"We didn't qualify very good and at the end of the day that's the biggest piece," he said. "The car rolled around there nice, but we didn't have the mile per hour we needed. We snuck in on the first night and drove up to 15 th, but we gained two inches of stagger midway through the race, which really freed the car up. At that point I decided to roll the bottom."

Scelzi was credited with a 19th-place result.

The weekend concluded on Saturday with Scelzi timing in 16th quickest in his group. He picked up two positions in his heat race to end sixth. The team used a provisional to tag the rear of the field in the A Main after a seventh-place showing in the Last Chance Showdown.

"We passed a couple of guys in the heat, but didn't pass anybody in the B Main," he said. "We took a provisional, but I couldn't see anything in the feature. I was just trying to get through it without any trouble."

Scelzi gained a handful of positions to end 21st.

QUICK RESULTS -

Nov. 6 - The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C. - Qualifying: 14; Heat race: 6 (7); B Main: 3 (5); Feature: 19 (23).

Nov. 7 - The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C. - Qualifying: 16; Heat race: 6 (8); B Main: 7 (6); Feature: 21 (25).

SEASON STATS -

65 races, 3 wins, 18 top fives, 30 top 10s, 43 top 15s, 52 top 20s

UP NEXT -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.GaryScelziMotorsports.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DominicScelzi41

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

VIDEO -

Here is a link to a highlight video: https://vimeo.com/161410751

Here is a link to a promotional video: https://vimeo.com/160322149

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"Schoenfeld produces the best headers in the business," Scelzi said. "We have been very happy with their craftsmanship as well as the customer service we receive."

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

 

 

Crouch Tackling Western World Championship for First Time in Career

Inside Line Promotions - PETTY, Texas (Nov. 11, 2020) - Brenham Crouch is bound for the famed Western World Championship this weekend.

Crouch will drive for Keith Kunz Motorsports on Friday and Saturday during the 53rd edition of the marquee midget event at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz. It will mark his first time competing at the dirt oval.

"I'm excited to head to a new track and race in another big event," he said. "It will be tough with a lot of great drivers. We'll take advantage of the practice night on Thursday and hopefully get dialed in."

This weekend marks the first two nights of five races in nine days with the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series. Crouch will follow the doubleheader in Arizona by racing on Nov. 17 at Bakersfield Speedway in Bakersfield, Calif., before invading Merced Speedway in Merced, Calif., Nov. 20-21.

"I like when we do this, racing a bunch in a row," he said. "Whether you have a good or a bad night you can rebound or carry your momentum from the previous night. I'm aiming to make the A Mains and I'm hoping to get some top 10s."

Crouch is coming off a 10th-place result during his 360ci winged sprint car debut last Saturday at 82 Speedway, where he faced more than two dozen entrants during the Sprint Car Bandits event.

"Running the midget helps with the sprint car and I feel like running the sprint car will keep me smoother in the midget," he said. "They help each other out. I was a little off early, but we bounced back and brought it back for a top 10."

SEASON STATS -

54 races, 1 win, 7 top fives, 20 top 10s, 35 top 15s, 40 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz., for the 53 rd annual Western World Championship presented by San Tan Ford with the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series

MEDIA LINKS -

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

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/brenhamcrouch1

INQUIRIES -

For inquiries regarding Brenham Crouch and his racing program please contact Chris Wheeler at chris@wheelermotorsportsconsulting.com .

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Toyota Racing/TRD

Toyota Racing is an industry leader within motor sports. For more information, visit https://www.toyota.com/racing/ .

"I'm thankful for Toyota Racing and Toyota Racing Development for giving me a chance," Crouch said. "They are long-time supporters of Keith Kunz Motorsports and I'm grateful for the opportunity I have to drive for such a strong team with great partners like Toyota Racing and TRD."

Crouch would also like to thank Toyota Racing/TRD, Mobil 1, Curb Records, IWX, Hi-Plains Building Division, Hi-Plains Electric, Lubbock Wrecker Service, Wilson Wrecker Service, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Driven Performance, Simpson Race Products, Driven Midwest, Lineman Motorsports, Mychron-Tom, CMS Promotions, Bell Helmets, CSI Shocks, Swindell Bleeders, Outlaw Wings, Smith Titanium and Joey Starnes Racing for their continued support.

 

 

Ian Madsen California Bound This Weekend Following Eighth Place Run at ‘Last Call’ Opener

PETERSEN MEDIA: Last weekend in Charlotte, NC Ian Madsen and the Sam McGhee Motorsports team brought their season to an end during the ‘Last Call’ highlighted by an eighth-place finish during Friday night’s opener. While SMM now turns their attention to 2021, Madsen will sneak another race in this weekend at Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, CA piloting the Main Motorsports No. 35m machine.

“Charlotte was good for our race team,” Ian Madsen said. “Friday night we were pretty competitive, and Saturday night we were riddled with some bad luck. We had an engine issue in our heat, and then we endured a flat early in the feature.”

Friday night saw Madsen time the SMM entry in third quickest in his qualifying flight before pocketing a second-place finish in his heat race.

Advancing into the DirtVision Fast Pass Dash, Madsen’s sixth place run would line him up in the third row of the 30-lap feature event on what was an extremely slick surface at the Dirt Track at Charlotte.

Keeping his machine well in the Top-10 during the feature event, Madsen would battle the likes of Carson Macedo, and World of Outlaws Championship contender, Logan Schuchart.

Continuing to search around the track for grip, Madsen would ultimately bring his night to an end with an eighth-place finish.

Saturday night would bring the final night of action in 2020 for Madsen and SMM and the duo looked for a big night to build some momentum up as they head into the offseason and prepare for their first full season together in 2021.

Timing in seventh fastest on this night again on another extremely slick surface, Madsen would finish fifth in heat race action but nursed the engine home, and the team would go to work to prepare for the feature.

Able to swap power-plants out, Madsen would make the call for the feature event where he took the green flag from the 18th position. With the surface still extremely slick, Madsen would look to forge his way forward from the tail.

4 laps into the race however, a flat left rear would cause Madsen to slow and head to the work area. Restarting from the tail end of the field, Madsen had his work cut out for himself on the extremely dry and dusty surface.

With conditions continuing to worsen as the race moved along, and with Madsen stuck at the back of the pack, the former Knoxville Raceway Champion would make the decision to call it a night early.

“Saturday, we had some bad luck that put us at the back of the pack, and with the conditions pretty bad and visibility worsening by the lap, I made the call to pull in early,” Madsen added. “Thanks to Sam and Kevin for all of their hard work. I am really looking forward to working with them in 2021. I also have to thank Mike and Kathy McGhee for their support as well.”

While the season with SMM is now complete, Madsen will head west and reunite with Main Motorsports for a Saturday night tilt in Hanford, CA. Madsen is no stranger with the Main Motorsports team as he competed with the team at the 360 Nationals, as well as during the opening leg of ASCS Speedweek in August.

“I am excited to get back behind the wheel of the Main Motorsports car on Saturday night,” Madsen added. “They are a great group of people to work with, and we have a lot of fun racing together. We have had some success this year, and hopefully we can get a win on Saturday.”

STAY CONNECTED: Keep up with Ian Madsen by following him on Twitter, @IanMadsen.

ON TAP: Ian Madsen will be in action in Hanford, CA on Saturday night.

 

 

Lucas Oil Speedway unveils 2021 tentative schedule with a variety of events, expanded TV

WHEATLAND, MO. (Nov. 11, 2020) - Lucas Oil Speedway’s tentative schedule for 2021 finds the usual wide variety of racing, plus the introduction of a new class to the Weekly Racing Series that kicks off the season on April 3.

Also in 2021, an expanded number of Weekly Racing Series events will be produced for television on the MAVTV Motorsports Network.

Action will begin on March 27 with an Open Test and Tune, one week before the Weekly Racing Series Spring Opener. ULMA Late Models will be in the spotlight with a $1,000-to-win opening-night main event.

“It’s sure to be an exciting season with something for everyone. While there could be some adjustments, we’re happy to put the tentative schedule out there for everyone to begin planning for 2021,” Lucas Oil Speedway General Manager Danny Lorton said.

The Weekly Racing Series includes 14 events, from opening night through the Rempfer Memorial Season Championship on Aug. 28 crowns division champions. Along with the ULMA Late Models, USRA Modifieds and USRA B-Mods the Weekly Racing Series will welcome USRA Stock Cars to the slate for the first time.

Another first at Lucas Oil Speedway will occur next Oct. 7-9 with the Inaugural Summit USRA Nationals. The three-day show will include Modifieds, B-Mods, Stock Cars, Hobby Stocks and Tuners.

The 29th annual Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtecttheHarvest.com, featuring the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and Lucas Oil MLRA, is set for its traditional Memorial Day Weekend dates, May 27-29. The event was not held in 2019 due to storm damage and was postponed to a one-night show in July in 2020 in a pandemic-related rescheduling.

The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and MLRA returns next July 17 for the 15th annual CMH Diamond Nationals. The Lucas Oil MLRA also has two other scheduled appearances - April 9-10 for the 8th annual MLRA Spring Nationals and Sept. 4 for the 2nd annual Lucas Oil MLRA Ron Jenkins Memorial.

A special Thursday Night Thunder edition of the Weekly Racing Series is set for July 1. Kids' Night at the Races plus Fireworks will include the annual Kids' Bicycle Giveaway during intermission.

The tentative schedule of events produced for MAVTV Motorsports includes: April 9-10 (MLRA Spring Nationals - MLRA Late Models, USRA Mods and Stock Cars); May 15 (Weekly Racing Series); May 27-29 (Show-Me 100 - Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series/MLRA and USRA Mods); June 12 (Weekly Racing Series); July 17 (Diamond Nationals - Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series/MLRA, USRA Mods and Stock Cars); Aug. 7 (USMTS Show-Me Shootout - USMTS Mods, USRA B-Mods and Stock Cars); Sept. 4 (MLRA Ron Jenkins Memorial for MLRA Late Models, B-Mods, Stock Cars); Sept. 16-18 - Jesse Hockett Memorial (ASCS Sprint Cars, WAR Sprints); Sept. 24-25 - (Lucas Oil Pro Pulling Nationals); Oct. 8-9 (USRA Nationals).

A new Weekly Racing Series payout schedule also was announced. ULMA Late Models will pay $750 to win, $100 to start, USRA Modifieds $750 to win and $100 to start with increases throughout the field, USRA B-Mods $500 to win and $75 to start with increases throughout the field and USRA Stock Cars $500 to win and $75 to start. Extra money will go to feature winners on a rotating basis of the four classes. Full pay scale can be seen under the driver page on the website.

Some other schedule highlights include:

Drag boats: Four drag boat racing events on Lake Lucas, sanctioned by the Kentucky Drag Boat Association - May 14-16 (KDBA Drag Boat Opener), June 12-13 (KDBA Summer Thunder on Lake Lucas), July 31-Aug. 1 (KDBA Racing) and Sept. 3-5 (11th annual Diamond Drag Boat Nationals). All four of the drag boat events will be featured on MAVTV Motorsports Network.

Open-wheel: Open-wheel action returns to the dirt track twice, starting May 1 with the 10th annual Open Wheel Showdown for the ASCS Warrior/Red River Region Sprints, POWRi Midgets and WAR Sprints. The 11th annual Jesse Hockett-Daniel McMillin Memorial is set for Sept. 16-18 for ASCS Sprint Cars and WAR Sprints.

Off road: On the Off Road course, the Kansas City Off Road Racing Association is set to bring Side-by-Sides and UTV racing on Aug. 21. Additional Off Road events are still in discussion and those dates could be released in the near future.

Top Mods: The nation’s premier modified drivers return for the United States Modified Touring Series’ 12th annual Show-Me Shootout on Aug. 7.

Guest classes: There are also appearance by guest classes during the Weekly Racing Series throughout the season - Pure Stocks on April 17 and June 19, Midwest Mods May 22 and July 10 and Show-Me Vintage Racers on July 31.

Bull riding: The Lucas Oil Invitational Pro Bull Ride Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com will be in front of the dirt-track grandstand June 25-26.

Pro Pulling: The popular Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League returns for the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling Nationals, Sept. 24-25 at the dirt track.

Monster Trucks to finish: The traditional season-ending program again will be the O’Reilly Auto Parts Outlaw Monster Truck Show-Eve of Destruction, next Oct. 23.

LUCAS OIL SPEEDWAY 2021 SCHEDULE (Tentative)
March 27 - Open Test & Tune
April 3 - Weekly Show No. 1-Weekly Championship Series Spring Opener (Late Models, Modifieds, Stock Cars, B-Mods with $1,000-to-win Late Models)
April 9-10 - 8th annual MLRA Spring Nationals (MLRA, Mod, SC)
April 17 - Weekly Show No. 2-$uper $aver $pecial Night (LM, Mod, SC, B-Mods, Pure Stocks with $750-to-win B-Mods)
April 24 - Weekly Show No. 3-$5 Dollar Night (LM, Mod, SC, B-Mods with $750-to-win Stock Cars)

May 1 - 10th annual Open Wheel Showdown (ASCS Warrior/Red River Region Sprints, POWRi Midgets, WAR Sprints)
May 8 - Weekly Show No. 4 (LM, Mod, SC, B-Mods with $1,000-to-win Modifieds)
May 14-16 (Lake Lucas) - KDBA Drag Boat Spring Opener (Kentucky Drag Boat Association)
May 15 - Weekly Show No. 5 (LM, Mod, SC, B-Mods with $1,000-to-win Late Models)
May 22 - Weekly Show No. 5 (LM, Mod, SC, B-Mods, Midwest Mods with $750-to-win B-Mods)
May 27-29 - 29th annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtecttheHarvest.com:
May 27 - 8th annual Cowboy Classic (LOLMDS/MLRA, Mods)
May 28 - The Tribute to Don and Billie Gibson (LOLMDS/MLRA, Mods)
May 29 - 29th annual Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtecttheHarvest.com (LOLMDS/MLRA, Mods)

June 6 - No racing unless otherwise scheduled
June 12-13 (Lake Lucas) - KDBA Summer Thunder on Lake Lucas (Kentucky Drag Boat Association)
June 12 - Weekly Show No. 7 Midseason Championships (LM, Mod, SC, B-Mods with $750-to-win Stock Cars)
June 19 - Weekly Show No. 8 (LM, Mod, SC, B-Mods, Pure Stocks with $1,000-to-win Modifieds)
June 25-26 - Lucas Oil Invitational Pro Bull Ride Presented by ProtecttheHarvest.com (Amped Up Productions)

July 1 - Weekly Show No. 9 Thursday Night Thunder Kids’ Night at the Races plus Fireworks (LM, Mod, SC, B-Mods with $1,000-to-win Late Models sponsored by Rains Ice)
July 3 - No racing unless otherwise scheduled
July 10 - Weekly Show No. 10-Veterans and Military Appreciation Night (LM, Mod, SC, B-Mods, Midwest Mods with $750-to-win B-Mods)
July 17 - 15th annual CMH Diamond Nationals (LOLMDS/MLRA, Mod, SC)
July 24 - Weekly Show No. 11 (LM, Mod, SC, B-Mods with $750 to win Stock Cars)
July 31 - Weekly Show No. 12-Fan Appreciation Night (LM, Mod, SC, B-Mods, Show-Me Vintage Racers with $1,000-to-win Modifieds)
July 31-Aug. 1 (Lake Lucas) - Drag Boat Racing (Kentucky Drag Boat Association)

Aug. 7 - 12th annual USMTS Show-Me Shootout (USMTS, B-Mods, SC)
Aug. 14 - No racing unless otherwise scheduled
Aug. 21 (Off Road track) - Kansas City Off Road Racing Association (Side-by-Sides, UTVs)
Aug. 21 - Weekly Show No. 13-Public Safety Appreciation Night at the Races (LM, Mod, SC, B-Mods with $1,000-to-win Late Models)
Aug. 28 - Weekly Show No. 14-Rempfer Memorial Season Championship (LM, Mod, SC, B-Mods as class champions are crowned)

Sept. 4 - 2nd annual Lucas Oil MLRA Ron Jenkins Memorial (MLRA, B-Mods, Stock Cars)
Sept. 3-5 (Lake Lucas) - 11th annual Diamond Drag Boat Nationals (Kentucky Drag Boat Association)
Sept. 11 - No racing unless otherwise scheduled
Sept. 16-18 - 11th annual ASCS/WAR Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial (ASCS Sprint Cars, WAR Sprint Cars)
Sept. 24-25 - Lucas Oil Pro Pulling Nationals (Lucas Oil PPL)

Oct. 2 - No racing unless otherwise scheduled
Oct. 7-9 - Summit USRA Nationals (Modifieds, B-Mods, Stock Cars, Hobby Stocks, Tuners)
Oct. 16 - No racing unless otherwise scheduled
Oct. 23 - Monster Truck Show-Eve of Destruction (Monster Trucks, TBD)

For ticket questions or information for future events as Lucas Oil Speedway, or to inquire about gift certificates or season passes for the 2021 season, contact Admissions Director Nichole McMillan at (417) 282-5984 or email her at nichole@lucasoilspeedway.com for more information.

 

 

Diesel Drag Racers Rewarded for Wins with Champion Blue Flame Performance Engine Oil

(Clinton, Mo / 11.12.20) Champion Oil, a globally recognized industry leader in performance lubricants for over 64 years, continues their robust Diesel Racing Contingency Program into 2021.The all-encompassing marketing program is designed to link Champion Blue Flame Performance Diesel Racing Engine Oils directly with diesel drag racers in all classes and in most sanctioned diesel drag-racing events in North America.

Winners from local diesel drag events to national championship diesel drag racing events are eligible for cash contingency payouts. Examples of diesel races to be rewarded include: The Outlaw Diesel Super Series, National Association of Diesel Motorsports, Ultimate Callout Challenge, Scheid Diesel Extravaganza, Sun Coast Shakedown, Rudy's Truck Jam, Ultimate Callout Challenge, Outlaw Diesel Revenge, Holly Rock Customs Showdown, Rocky Top Diesel Shootout, Hardway Sunshine Showdown, Battle at the Alamo, East Coast Diesel Nationals, Diesel World Drags, Blackout in the Country, Week-End on the Edge, etc.

Diesel Racers can apply for the Champion Diesel Racing Oil Contingency Program now through June 30th, 2021. https://www.championbrands.com/racer-contingency/

Blue Flame Diesel Engine Oils are formulated with workhorse high-zinc performance additives, superior protection, advanced polymer technology, and high TBN, supported by a carrier blend of synthetic fluids.

In addition, Blue Flame Diesel Engine Oils deliver unmatched high temperature film strength and lubricity protection, with the muscle to combat oil shear and maximize sustained cylinder compression. They also inhibit oxidation, corrosive acids, sludge and varnish build-up.

These performance oils keep diesel engines going longer by reducing soot-induced engine wear, controlling abrasive soot contamination and preventing high temperature corrosion, even while allowing for improved fuel economy and lower total cost of ownership. They are proven to increase engine horse power and torque. Champion Blue Flame Diesel Engine Oils are purpose-built for extreme protection and performance. https://www.championbrands.com/diesel-engine-oils/

About Champion Brands, LLC, a globally recognized industry leader in specialty lubricants for over 64 years. Champion also produces and blends over 350 products including fuel, oil, engine additives, and lubricants for the racing, automotive, heavy truck, agricultural, industrial, and specialty markets. For more information about contact your nearest Champion distributor, or call Champion at 660-890-6231. Champion Brands, LLC; 1001 Golden Drive, Clinton, MO, 64735 or go to http://www.championbrands.com

 

 

CHARLOTTE CONCLUSION: Marks & McMahan Close of 2021 CJB team builds on 2020 success and looks forward to a new year

CARLISLE, PA. - November 11, 2020 - 2020 was one of the strangest years many can remember. In a time where a globalb pandemic upended many ways of life, one constant was the success of CJB Motorsports. Despite the situation, the team once again contended for race wins and championships in the world of sprint car racing.

The team took their curtain call of the year at the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina. Racing with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series at the Last Call event, regular CJB driver Brent Marks was joined by former hot shoe Paul McMahan for the race.

On Friday, November 6th, Marks timed in ninth in the first group of qualifying while McMahan timed in 12th in group two. Marks finished 12th in his heat race and McMahan was 8th in his. Both cars went to the Last Chance Showdown where Marks won and McMahan finished 11th. Marks then started feature in 21st and finished 24th.

The following night saw Marks time in 12th quick in group one while McMahan was 14th in group two. Marks finished 4th in his heat race while McMahan finish 7th in his. McMahan started tenth in the Last Chance Showdown in 10th and finished 12th. Marks started the feature in 15th and finished 22nd.

"Charlotte sure was interesting," said Marks, pilot of the #5 M&M Painting and Construction, BAPS Paints, Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel, Alkaline 88 Water, R.E. Pierson Construction Co., Wolfrun Landscapes, Nyce, Crete & Landis Block and Concrete, C&S Lawn and Landscape, Ecynbro Trucking machine. "Night 1 was a little rough with some issues, we had a good balance both nights in the race car, it was extremely dusty and difficult to maneuver so we were just happy to bring home the car in one piece."

The team now returns to their home base in Pennsylvania to regroup and prepare for 2021. A schedule will be releases at a later date for the CJB #5. Upon completion of his first season in the car, Marks is optimistic about the future.

"I’m proud of the program we were able to build during 2020," Marks said. "Barry and the guys worked hard to give me cars that I can be aggressive with and go out there and win with. We were in the hunt a lot this year and I was excited oh how well we turned the season around."

2020 STATS: Events: 69 Quick Times: 0 Wins: 4 Top-5's: 24 Top-10's: 42 Heat Race Wins: 7 Dash Wins: 1

Click here for Brent Marks' apparel.

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

THE KNOW HOW: Kasey Kahne Racing Pulls Through Adversity To Claim Third Championship KKR is now the fourth team in World of Outlaws history with at least three championships

CONCORD, NC — Nov. 10, 2020 — This year tested everyone’s limits; it tested their mentality; and it tested their stamina.

Mainly, it tested how they push through it all.

Brad Sweet’s Kasey Kahne Racing team – consisting of Crew Chief Eric Prutzman and crew members Joe Mooney and Andrew Bowman – exemplified the never give up attitude in 2020. At times they faced Hell, yet still walked through the fire ready for another round. That drive and determination led Sweet to his second consecutive World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series champion and gave Kasey Kahne Racing its third team championship.

“It feels great to get number three,” said KKR owner Kasey Kahne. “And two-straight for Brad Sweet. The guys have done a really good job. A really good job in an interesting year. But overall, they stayed after it and did all they need to do to win.

“They just never slowed up. They never gave up. Brad is as focused and precise out here as ever. It is just fun to watch him. You just know he is always going to be there. He just takes care of everything all of the time. He’s got a really good team behind him and it is fun to watch.”

For the first time since 2013, Sweet and the team suffered four DNF finishes this year. Three of them came consecutively. Logan Schuchart, who finished second in points had one DNF and Donny Schatz, who finished third had two.

While it may have beaten their spirits at the end of the night, it didn’t kill their drive. In the 16-race span where Sweet suffered the four bad finishes, he still managed to earn seven top-10s – three of them runner up finishes. Then, he and the team returned to Victory Lane at I-80 Speedway for their eighth win of the season.

After that win, Sweet reclaimed the points the next weekend from Schuchart, racked off eight top-five finishes in a row and earned five runner-up finishes in the final 15 events. That performance helped him hold of Schuchart by 46 points at the end of the season to get his second title.

“It was a tough year,” Sweet said. “NAPA Auto Parts guys, we overcame a lot of adversity, to have four DNFs and still lead the points. We showed our resilience. We came in here (in the season finale weekend), and I thought, executed perfectly. We did everything we needed to do to win the points and get Kasey Kahne Racing the team championship.”

This year was Sweet’s third season with Prutzman as his crew chief. In their time together they’ve won the 2018 Knoxville Nationals, 2019 Jackson Nationals, 2019 Kings Royal, 33 World of Outlaws events and now two championships. Prutzman, the 2019 Crew Chief of the Year, was handpicked by Sweet to be his crew chief. However, Sweet had admitted they’re kind of opposites. He likes to talk and figure things out, while Prutzman is a quiet thinker, he said. The key to their relationship is Sweet trusts him and Prutzman trusts Sweet. And the same goes for Mooney and Bowman.

“Me and Eric, Joe and Andrew, we’re all meshing,” Sweet said. “Obviously, to overcome some of the stuff we had to overcome this year I feel like it made us stronger. To win, it makes us desire to win next year even more.”

Prutzman, who had previously spent seven years with Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing as a mechanic and was a part of four championship wins with Donny Schatz, said he sees the continued growth of the team and their strength as championship contenders, no matter the circumstances.

“It’s amazing,” Prutzman said about what the KKR team accomplished this year. “It just shows that our team is really strong and that we keep digging and just keep trying to win races and do our best. Obviously, we had really unfortunate races. It’s just really great.”

Sweet locked up the driver championship during the penultimate race of the year, but the team championship came down to the final lap of the final race with David Gravel trying to win it for Jason Johnson Racing. And Sweet was just as focused as bringing home another title for KKR as he was for himself. After securing his second championship, he said he felt like his work was half done.

“That means a lot,” Kahne said about getting his third championship as a team owner. “That’s kind of a split feeling if you don’t win them both. So, to win them both it feels like you were the best car, the best driver, the best team all season long in the toughest Series that there is in dirt racing.”

It means just as much to the entire KKR team, as well.

“Obviously, the driver [championship] is really important, but the team is all of us and Kasey,” Prutzman said. “Everybody at KKR, so it is a really big deal.”

By claiming a third championship, KKR became the fourth team in the history of the World of Outlaws to have three or more championships. The other three on that elite list our Karl Kinser’s team with 16 championships, TSR with nine championships and Steve Kinser Racing with six championships.

KKR is also only 15 wins away from 200 career World of Outlaws wins now.

They know their title run next year won’t be easy with the rising level of competition, but that’s still not deterring their drive and determination to go after it.

“I know next year is going to be even harder,” Kahne said. “We’re looking forward to that. We’ll be prepared and ready to go again. You can see that next year is going to be a stout field and it will be a lot of fun to see if we can get three in a row.”

Their 2021 season will kick off Feb. 5-7 at the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. Click here for tickets.

If you can’t make it to the track, you can watch all of the action live on DIRTVision.

 

 

Colby Copeland and Canales Racing park it in victory lane at the Tribute to Gary Patterson

By Gary Thomas

Stockton, CA – November 10, 2020…Roseville’s Colby Copeland and Canales Racing turned in an impressive performance this past Saturday at the Stockton Dirt Track, capping the night by visiting victory lane during the 37th annual “Tribute to Gary Patterson.”

The long-standing event saw a tough 48-car field of Winged 360s venture to the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds. The blazing-fast 4/10-mile clay oval hadn’t been utilized since February and ended up getting choppy as the night went on, but Copeland was able to persevere throughout the marathon feature and claim his second triumph of the season.

“It feels great to be down here in victory lane at the Stockton Dirt Track tonight,” Copeland said. “We unloaded fast out of the box and Trevor Canales had this thing on rails right from the get-go. The track was definitely tough and there were a few hair-raising moments out there, but luckily we made it through and can add our name to that Tribute to Gary Patterson win list. I want to thank the Canales family and everyone that supports this team. It’s also really cool to see some people up there in the stands tonight, which makes this even better.”

Copeland began the evening by stopping the clocks for fast time in his group during qualifying, before charging to victory in the opening heat race aboard the Econo Lube N’ Tune & Brakes/ Eagle Companies Inc./ Geico Insurance No. 5C Sprinter. He then drew the front row for the main event and spent the early stages battling with Tristan Guardino for the lead.

The challenging surface certainly made cutting smooth laps difficult and at one point Copeland had to take evasive action to avoid a stalled car in turn one.

Several yellows and even a fuel stop slowed the pace of the contest, but the 28-year-old hung tough and marched away to score his second career triumph at the Stockton Dirt Track. The facility was also the site of Copeland’s first career Winged Sprint Car win, which came back in 2014.

The 5C team brought out a pair of entries during the show with Trent Canales also competing with the Winged 360 Sprint Cars. Canales timed-in ninth overall in his heat race group, ran 10th in the heat race and 14th in the C-main.

As the season winds down upcoming events are still being determined for the Canales Racing team.

Canales Racing and the No. 5C of Colby Copeland would like to thank Econo Lube N’ Tune & Brakes, Eagle Companies Inc., Geico Insurance, American River Overhead Door Inc., FVP, NOS Energy Drink, Northstar Concrete Pumping, Borello Race Engines, Performance Powder Coating and Sandblasting, Les Schwab Tires of Antelope, Harley Davidson of Rocklin and Folsom, Bianchi Farms, Vanlare Steering Repair, A.R.T. Enterprises, Tognottis and Konnected Clothing for their support this season.

Canales Racing and the No. 5T of Trent Canales would like to thank Econo Lube N’ Tune & Brakes, Geico Insurance, American River Overhead Door Inc., FVP, NOS Energy Drink, Northstar Concrete Pumping, Borello Race Engines, Performance Powder Coating and Sandblasting, Les Schwab Tires of Antelope, Harley Davidson of Rocklin and Folsom, Bianchi Farms, Vanlare Steering Repair, A.R.T. Enterprises, Tognottis and Konnected Clothing for their support this season.

Canales Racing Tribute to Gary Patterson Recap-

Colby Copeland:

Qualified (1st in Group), Heat Race (1st), A-main (1st)

Trent Canales:

Qualified (9th in Group), Heat Race (10th), C-main (14th)

Upcoming Races-

TBD

Social Spotlight-

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

 

 

Placerville Speedway announces cancelation of Hangtown 100 for 2020

By Gary Thomas

Placerville, CA – November 10, 2020…Event Promoters of the Hangtown 100, Matt Wood, Scott Russell and Kami Arnold, have been forced to announce the cancelation of this year’s race scheduled for November 19th, 20th and 21st.

With El Dorado County moving back to the red tier today and the uncertainty surrounding things, event officials felt it was in the best interest to get the word out to everyone as fast as possible so they can make alternate plans. Speedway staff put in plenty of effort to make the show go, but unfortunately, it’s not in the cards for this year.

“The 2020 season has been rough on the racing community and we know this only makes a bad situation worse,” commented Elk Grove Ford President Matt Wood. “We are sorry to make this announcement but please believe we exhausted all possibilities and felt it was necessary to get the word out as quickly as we could. We will be back in 2021 bigger and better than ever.”

Refunds will be processed immediately and registration credits from the USAC/BCRA race will carry over to next year’s event. Plenty of Hangtown 100 T-shirts and Hoodies are also available, which have now become collector’s items. Visit www.hangtown100.com/shop to purchase yours today.

 

 

VP Racing Fuels Named Official Fuel of Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout New Miniseries Set for January 22-24 at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (November 9, 2020) — As the inaugural edition of the Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts draws near at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway, the miniseries continues to welcome marketing partners. The latest company to come on board for the January 22-24 motorsports’ extravaganza is VP Racing Fuels.

“VP Racing Fuels is yet another example of a company, who has been an adamant supporter of the Wild West Shootout, and is now expanding their support to the Wild Wing Shootout,” event co-promoter, Chris Kearns commented. “These events aren’t cheap to put on and having great marketing partners is crucial to achieving success.”

VP Racing Fuels is signed on as the Official Race Fuel of the Wild Wing Shootout and will be onsite throughout the event with a 53-foot semi-trailer to service all of the fuel needs of the competitors.

From a single location with two employees in San Antonio, Texas, VP has grown to over 200 employees with five company owned and operated race fuel distribution points in Texas, Indiana, Georgia, Delaware and Tennessee, as well as a regional office in southern California. Each of these distribution points maintains inventory of VP fuels available for immediate transport within a day’s drive to virtually any major racing event in North America. The result is that racers and sanctioning bodies can count on access to availability of quality fuel.

VP is now recognized by many as the world leader in race fuel technology, with a catalog of more than 80 fuel blends and a growing roster of VP-fueled champions across the entire spectrum of motorsports.

For more information on VP Racing Fuels and its products, please visit www.VPRacingFuels.com.

Advanced reserved seating tickets for the inaugural Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway are now available for online purchase.

Reserved tickets for all three days are $95.

To order your tickets as well as to find all ticket pricing details, please visit www.wildwingshootout.com/buy-tickets/.

Winged Sprint Car aces Rico Abreu, Cory Eliason, Tim Kaeding, Dominic Scelzi, Aaron Reutzel, D.J. Netto, C.J. Leary, Colby Copeland, and Giovanni Scelzi are among the list of drivers who have already voiced an intent to compete in the three-race swing.

The brand-new event will find 410 c.i. Winged Sprint Cars competing for a $7,000 top prize in the Friday, January 22 opener, while the programs on Saturday and Sunday, January 23 – 24 will each boast a $10,000 winner’s check. An Open Practice Session is slated for Thursday, January 21.

As the prospective Sprint Car field continues to grow, so does the likely list of IMCA Modified entries. California standouts Ethan Dotson and Cody Laney have already tossed their names into the hat. Each of the three programs spanning January 22 – 24 posts a $1,000 winner’s check for the IMCA Modified division.

Full event details can be found at www.WildWingShootout.com.

Additionally, please make sure to follow us on social media at: Facebook: @WildWingShootout Twitter: @WingShootout Instagram: @WingShootout

 

 

2021 Bandits Outlaw Sprint Series Ready for Action

Garland, TX (11/10/20) by DarinShort.com. Five years ago, the Sprint Car Bandits® series sought out to provide area sprint car racing teams with a more sustainable form of racing – yet while utilizing the same exact cars they were already competing with, just with a few simple, yet critical rules edits.

And now after five full seasons of racing, the series has collected enough data points from its simple, yet effective, rules package that it can fulfill its primary mission to provide sprint car racing teams, of various budget and engine types, a series where they can go compete in on the same track on the same night.

But in 2021 it will be without the label of being a “360C.I. maximum engine size” series. In 2021 the Sprint Car Bandits series will become known the Bandits Outlaw Sprint Series.

To view the new series branding, click www.2021BOSS.com which will also become the online info hub during the off-season for the Bandits Outlaw Sprint Series. Each event will pay a minimum of $2,000 to win and $300 to start.

Racetracks that have already teamed us with us in the past know that we, as a series, co-promote each event with the track by providing complete event marketing packages including press releases, event flyers and a string of updates leading up to and including race day. And this next phase

in series evolution will simply keep moving the needle further in the same direction.

Fans will continue to see exciting and unpredictable racing with lots of passing – which is the cornerstone of our series existence.

All area sprint car teams will still be paired with the exact same set of Sprint Car Bandits series rules that they’ve ran with in the past, except now we’re moving on without cubic inch limits on the engines.

This has been the ultimate goal of the series since its inception, that we felt our rules package would make cars with all types of engine sizes be competitive – because we restrict the top wing angle to a maximum of 20°, don’t allow hydraulic wing sliders or tire bleeders, cars must weigh 1,500# after the feature with the driver, and teams must run the same pair of rear Hoosier tires all night long…with a 92 casing on the left rear tire, which helps free up the car.

To further elaborate on the ‘cubic inch’ discussion, we, as a series, have never cared about what size or configuration a sprint car driver chose, as we knew our simple rules with the wings and the tires would force enhanced competition to where it put more control in the fine tuning of the chassis and the skill of the driver racing the car.

And it’s worked.

And it’s worked to the point that anyone who has raced with us the past two seasons know that we haven’t even had the need to take a hood off of a sprint car one time in post-race tech inspection.

Paired with our 1,500# weight rule, that’s not going to change for 2021, or any of the other signature ‘Bandits rules, going forward if drivers choose to use the widely available LS package that exceeds 360C.I. that is an aluminum block – or any other type of aluminum block – they will still have to make weight to be able to use that engine configuration in the Bandits Outlaw Sprint Series. (Added weight must be placed in front of engine midplate, details forthcoming.)

More news and information will be posted in the off-season at www.2021BOSS.com.

Race tracks within an approximate 150 mile radius of Dallas-Forth Worth Texas that are interested in booking the Bandits Outlaw Sprint Series can contact Darin at dssm93@msn.com for more information and available 2021 dates at your earliest convenience. If your business would like to be involved with our series email SprintCarBandits@Outlook.com - as we have several affordable and effective marketing packages available for the 2021 racing season - which will be here before you know it!

A number of events are already secured with our ‘series alliance tracks’ that formed this past season when the ‘Bandits teamed up with the RaceSaver IMCA Texas Sprint Series to make sure our collective schedules interlock – and didn’t overlap – which allowed race teams and fans both the opportunity of catching all the action of the 2020 season without missing an event. That collective plan remains in place for 2021 as well.

A lot has changed over the course of the past 19 years in this country, essentially since 9/11/2001. But through all of that change, one thing generally remained unchanged: the world changed but the packaging of sprint car racing failed to, and in the past five years we’ve tried to do our part to help adjust the rules and curb consumables expense to the teams, which in effect results in them having more racing budget to work with…thus creating a more sustainable form of sprint car racing to help offset the climbing overhead of racing in the landscape where most racetracks cannot offset the increased overhead to host quality sprint car racing events.

And we’re proud to have done our part to offer at least something to the sprint car racing community to make it more sustainable while the world continues to change, and we vow to stay on the same path in that same manner with the evolution of the series now becoming the Bandits Outlaw Sprint Series.

 

 

 

Opening Lap Contact Ends Andy Gregg’s Night at Stockton Dirt Track

PETERSEN MEDIA: While thinking his season was over a couple months back, Andy Gregg was able to sneak one final race in on Saturday night as the Stockton Dirt Track was able to open up over the weekend and he climbed aboard the Brown-Eagle Race No. 01 machine.

“I want to thank the entire Brown-Eagle Racing team for the opportunity to sneak another night of racing in,” Andy Gregg said. “Unfortunately, a rough track led to contact on the opening lap of the feature and the damage was too much for us to fix in the work area.”

A total of 48 winged 360’s checked in at Stockton Dirt Track on Saturday night for the 37th Annual Tribute to Gary Patterson, and Gregg got his night started off by timing in sixth fastest in his qualifying group.

Making a couple of really nice moves in his heat race on a very locked down and rough surface, Gregg was able to work into a transfer position as his third-place finish moved him directly into the 25-lap Tribute to GP feature event.

As the night moved along with other preliminary events as well as the 410ci program, the racetrack stayed fast and rough making things tricky on drivers and crews as they prepared their cars for the feature.

Taking the green flag from the 14th starting position, Gregg would look to capitalize on an opening in front of him as a fellow competitor hooked a rut. As Gregg shot the gap, the other driver shot back down the track and make contact with the rear end to Gregg’s entry.

Causing extensive damage to the rear end of the Brown-Eagle racing entry, Gregg’s night would unfortunately come to a close.

“It was definitely a bummer to have our night end like that, but it was just a product of a rough and tumble surface,” Gregg said. “With passing tough, you had to take advantage of opportunities unfortunately the gap I had closed quick and resulted in some damage.”

Andy would like to thank GUTS, LAL Motorsports, Crane Inspection Agency, Meyers and Son Drywall, Sierra Ice, 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 2020.

ON TAP: Gregg’s 2020 season has come to a close.

BY THE NUMBERS: Races-6, Wins- 0, Top 5’s-1, Top 10’s-1

STAY CONNECTED: Stay up to speed with Andy by following him on twitter @andygregg53.

 

 

Austin McCarl 5th at ‘Tribute to GP’

PETERSEN MEDIA- Making a return trip to California to pilot the Roth Motorsports No. 83jr, Austin McCarl would overcome a flip in his heat race to pick up a fifth-place finish during the 37th Annual Tribute to GP at the Stockton Dirt Track.

“First and foremost, I have to thank Dennis and Teresa Roth for another opportunity to head west and drive their car,” Austin McCarl said. “The night started off really well, I just got a little too aggressive in our heat race going for a Dash spot and ended up getting upside down.”

Timing the Roth Enterprises/HR Livestock Transportation/Jason, Tara, and Cole Roth Cattle Co. No. 83jr in fifth fastest in qualifying time trials, McCarl would be in hot pursuit of a Dash berth on a very rough and tumble Stockton Dirt Track.

Chasing after Justyn Cox, McCarl would hook a rut in turns one and two resulting in a series of flips. While he was able to walk away, his heat race was over, and it was time for the Roth Motorsports team to go to work in the pit area.

Able to make repairs, and get McCarl ready for the feature event, the Altoona, IA pilot would roll off the starting grid from the ninth position on a track that was still extremely fast and even more rough that it was in heat race action.

From the fifth row, McCarl had a strong car underneath him but passing was tough on the ultra-fast surface.

Following a slow start to the race saw some a red a couple of cautions, McCarl was able to settle into a groove as he worked forward into the Top-5. As the race got into an extended green flag run, the top-five would get strung out and ‘The Big Unit’ would hold down the fifth spot where he would go on to finish.

“The guys did a great job of getting the car back together for the feature,” McCarl added. “We did some things to the car that I wasn’t really used to, but with the way the track was it was necessary, and I think we were pretty good. It was a wild race, and I was happy to survive with a Top-Five and am hopeful we can race together again next year.”

The Roth Motorsports team would like to thank Roth Enterprises, HR Livestock Transportation, Jason, Tara, And Cole Roth Cattle Co., Roth Investments, FK Rod Ends, Weld Wheels, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions, Kent Performance, Kaeding Performance, and Smith Titanium for their support in 2020.

ON TAP: Roth Motorsports’ next event in TBD.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay connected with Roth Motorsports by checking out their website, www.rothmotorsports83.com, following them on Twitter @RothMotorsports.

 

 

Pokorski Motorsports negotiates
(PEDAL DOWN PROMOTIONS) Nov. 10, 2020 – The 2020 racing season was one unlike any other in the 28-year history of the Pokorski Motorsports team for a variety of reasons.

The season was supposed to be the curtain closer for team. However, the late start and shortened schedule brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic prompted Pokorski Motorsports co-driver Paul Pokorski to announce prior to the start of the 2020 racing season that the team would continue on in 2021.

With Paul and his 21-year-old son Alex set to split driving duties, the Pokorski Motorsports team opened the 2020 with a non-sanctioned 360 Sprint Car event at Gravity Park Speedway in Chilton, Wis. on Saturday, May 23. However, a broken push rod in the engine compartment sidelined the team after qualifying.

When the delayed 2020 Plymouth Dirt Track Racing-Midwest Sprint Car campaign finally got underway on Saturday, June 6 at The Plymouth Dirt Track at the Sheboygan County Fairgrounds in Plymouth, Wis., Paul Pokorski outdueled Tyler Brabant and Travis Arenz to park the familiar blue No. 4 car in victory lane for the 46th time in his career and 11th time behind the wheel of a 360 Sprint Car.

“Winning the feature on opening night at Plymouth was certainly a highlight of 2020,” Paul said. “It meant a lot to me and I think to everyone on the team to get a win. It was also the perfect highlight before handing it over Alex. Getting out of the car for the first few weeks was really nerve-racking. Even though Alex was doing a great job for person with his experience, it's still hard to watch. It got easier as the season went on, but as a parent and someone who is concerned about paying the bills, I don't think the uneasiness of watching somebody else drive the car will ever go away.

The following week at The Plymouth Dirt Track on Saturday, June 13, Paul Pokorski relinquished the driver’s seat to Alex and the father-son driving tandem shared time behind the wheel for the remainder of the season.

Alex capped his first night behind the wheel of a 360 Sprint with a sixth-place showing in the first 12-lap PDTR B main.

Alex’s second night in the driver’s seat saw him qualify 29th out of 41 cars in an MSA event at Beaver Dam Raceway in Beaver Dam, Wis. on Saturday, June 27. Pokorski went on to finish seventh in the first 12-lap B main on an ultra-dry racing surface.

Alex’s next race saw the team competing in an MSA event at Gravity Park Speedway in Chilton on July 4 where he qualified 27th out of 33 cars and ended up ninth in an accident-plagued B main contested on another very dry and tricky track surface.

On Friday, July 17, Paul returned to the driver’s seat for the MSA Hagar Nelson Memorial Race at Outagamie Speedway in Seymour, Wis. However, Paul’s night got off to a rough start as contact with another car in the first turn on the opening lap of his heat race forced the team to retire to the pit area. After the Pokorski Motorsports crew made the necessary changes, Paul started 14th and placed 10th in the 15-lap B main to miss transferring to the A main by four spots.

During the following night at The Plymouth Dirt Track on Saturday, July 18th, Alex returned to the seat and returned a seventh-place finish in the second 12-lap PDTR 360 Sprint Car B main.

Alex turned his first laps in a 360 Sprint Car A-main in a non-points PDTR 360 Sprint Car at The Plymouth Dirt Track event in conjunction the Rayce Rudeen Foundation Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprint Car Series event on Thursday, July 30.

By virtue of his eighth-place finish in his heat race, Pokorski lined up 20th in the 24-car 360 Sprint Car A-main field and moved up to finish 16th.

Two nights later, Alex finished 10th in the 15-lap PDTR 360 Sprint Car B Main at The Plymouth Dirt Track on Saturday, Aug. 1.

On Saturday, Aug. 8, Alex earned his first 360 Sprint Car race victory after starting second in the 15-lap PDTR 360 Sprint Car B main at The Plymouth Dirt Track.

In his second PDTR 360 Sprint Car A main appearance, Alex lined up 17th in the A main. A string of early-race incidents saw Pokorski move up to 13th in the initial stages of the race. On lap 10, Pokorski looped his machine in turn four, which forced him to restart the race at the rear of the 18-car field.

Pokorski was holding his own on the ultra-fast racing surface before disaster struck on lap 20 when he was unable to avoid a hard collision with Tyler Davis, who had spun on the front stretch after jumping the thick turn-four cushion.

The hard impact resulted in heavy damage to the team’s primary 2016 Maxim. More importantly though, Alex emerged from the scary incident uninjured.

The Pokorski Motorsports crew converted over to the team’s backup 2011 J&J chassis with Paul Pokorski behind the wheel on Saturday, Aug. 15 at The Plymouth Dirt Track. After qualifying through the B main, Paul posted an 17th-place finish in the team’s fourth A-main appearance of the season.

Paul was again in the seat for the PDTR Russ Scheffler Tribute Night event on Thursday, Aug. 27. However, rain washed out the A main after Pokorski had earned the 19th starting spot in the event.

On Saturday, Aug. 29, Paul turned in the team’s second top-10 A-main finish of the season with a solid 10th-place finish in an MSA event at Beaver Dam Raceway.

Paul backed that up with an eighth-place A-main showing at the Dodge County Fairgrounds in Beaver Dam, Wis. on Friday, Sept. 4. One night later at The Plymouth Dirt Track, Paul turned in a 12th-place A-main finish.

Paul was behind the wheel for an MSA event at the Dodge County Fairgrounds on Friday, Sept. 24 before broken piston caused him in his heat race caused the team to retire from the remainder of the program.

“When I got back in the car at the end of the year, I thought we made some pretty good strides on improving are setups and we had another strong run at Dodge going until we either burned or broke a piston,” Paul said. “I was really disappointed we didn't get to run the feature on that night.”

One night later was a landmark occasion in the history of the Pokorski Motorsports team as Alex returned to the driver’s seat in the Doug Pietz-owned 4A car, while Paul was again behind the wheel of the familiar Pokorski Motorsports 4 in the 2020 PDTR-MSA season finale at The Plymouth Dirt Track on Saturday, Sept. 26.

Both Alex and Paul made the A main with Paul finishing 15th and Alex coming home 20th.

“The last night of racing was a stressful one for sure,” Paul said. “It was the first time we'd ever taken two cars to the track and on top of that, one of them was borrowed, so I was really hoping that Alex will keep it in one piece and we could return it to Doug Pietz in the same condition we got it.

“Doug really went out of his way to help us out in the make it possible to have both of us in a car on that final night,” he said. “That will be one of the nights that I will never forget. I was distracted for a moment on the opening lap of the feature as I started behind Alex and when I looked up through the field, I could see him and was paying more attention to what was happening with him than what I was doing. Luckily, that quickly went away and things got back to normal. I had a pretty good run and Alex did his job and kept the car in one piece and got some laps in.”

Overall, the team competed in 18 total events in 2020 with one A-main victory, one B-main victory, one top-five A-main finish and three top-10 A-main finishes.

Paul competed in 10 events, racking up one A-main victory, one top-five A-main showing and three-top 10 A-main finishes.

“Overall, the season was fun,” Paul said. “It's hard getting out of the car because I still have a passion for driving, but it's also very satisfying to help your kids do something that they enjoy and excel at as well. I look forward to doing it again in 2021.

“The COVID-19 at situation did change our plans for 2021,” he said. “We're going to give it another run in 2021, just like we did this year. We won't make every show, but we will make most of them and it'll be on a case-by-case basis as we decide who's going to be in the car on what nights. It’s probably safe to say that Alex will fill the majority of them. We have the wheels in motion trying to find a new primary car to replace the one that got wrecked this year. We are also making some adjustments to our backup car to make sure Alex is comfortable when he gets into it, if need be. So, we're well on our way to getting ready for 2021. It'll be here before you know it.”

Alex ran in eight events while qualifying for three A mains and earning one B-main victory during his rookie season in a 360 Sprint Car in 2020.

“I didn’t have too many specific goals that I set for myself,” Alex said. “I just wanted to go out on the track and do my best. I was hoping to win either a heat race or B main, which I was able to do once this year. In the first night or two I was just feeling out how to drive the car and how to compete with the guys on the track. By the end of the year, I was making a few of the A mains. I think that was representative of the progress I was making and I was fairly happy with how the season turned out.

“The highlight was definitely winning the B main at Plymouth,” he said. “In my go-karting career, I was used to being fast and contending to win races every week, so it felt good to finally be able to do that in a Sprint car. The last night of the season would be a night I would re-do if I were able to do so. I think I could’ve been a lot better in the A main and would like to race against my dad again. For next year, I want to learn to run the cushion, be better on dry slick tracks and make A mains more consistently.”

The Pokorski Motorsports team ended up 24th in the final 2020 MSA point standings and 25th in the PDTR point standings.

Sponsors for the 2020 Pokorski Motorsports team were Hopf Farms, Petersen Septic Systems, Quest Engineering Inc., Goeden's Auto Body, Goodwin Racing Engines, Lakeshore Family Funeral Homes, Kettle Moraine Landscaping, Novak's Service Center, Pedal Down Promotions, Tisler Salvage Inc., Allied Bearing Corporation and The Cawley Company.

“Of course, we have to thank everyone who made the abbreviated season possible from Quest Engineering to Goeden’s Auto Body, Kettle Moraine Landscaping, Goodwin Competition Racing Engines, Hopf Farms, Tisler Salvage and Novak’s Service Center, as well as all of the other sponsors and pit crew members that helped out during the 2020 season,” Paul said.
Pokorski Motorsports Sponsor Showcase – Novak’s Service Center
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2020 Pokorski Motorsports By The Numbers
Total Events – 18
MSA events – 17
IRA events - 0
A Main Victories – 1
B Main Victories – 1
Top Five A Main Finishes – 1
Top 10 A Main Finishes – 3
Heat Race Victories – 0
MSA points finish – 24th
PDTR points finish – 25th


 

 

West Jr. Garners Two Top 20s and Learns Throughout Flip Flop 50 Debut

Inside Line Promotions - WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (Nov. 10, 2020) - Jeffrey West Jr. produced a pair of top 20s last weekend during the 12th annual USCS Flip Flop 50 and USCS Fall Nationals, but it was the experience that was most rewarding for the rookie racer.

"It was pretty fun," he said. "I thought the format was cool. There were a lot of good and fast drivers. On Friday night we got locked into the top 14. With 38 cars there that was big just to get locked in to the features on Saturday. I felt really good about that."

West Jr. hustled from sixth to fourth place in a USCS Series heat race, which ranked him 14th in points to garner the final lock-in position into the twin A Mains at Riverside International Speedway.

"In the first feature the track started to slick off a lot and we didn't have the car quite right," he said. "We're still learning a lot. We don't exactly know what to do when the track goes like that. In the middle of the feature I got up on the cushion behind Derek (Hagar) and we gained some spots. We went off of that to make changes for the second feature."

West Jr. placed 18th in the opening feature.

"We made some adjustments and had the car pretty good for the second race," he said. "On the fifth or sixth lap I hopped someone's nose wing trying to avoid a wreck. It broke off my right front shock. After that I was just trying to hang on and finish the rest of the race. I think if that didn't happen we'd have had a really good run.

"We didn't get the results we wanted, but there's a lot of positives we can take away. We did learn a lot and have a better idea about what we need to do when the track is like that."

West Jr. was credited with a 17th-place result in the second main event.

QUICK RESULTS -

Nov. 6 - Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark. - Heat race: 4 (6).

Nov. 7 - Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark. - Feature #1: 18 (14); Feature #2: 17 (17).

SEASON STATS -

14 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 3 top 10s, 7 top 15s, 11 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Haley Electric

Haley Electric provides electrical work on residential and commercial properties throughout Memphis, Tenn., and the surrounding area. For more information, visit https://rhaleyelectrictn.com/.

"I'm happy to have Haley Electric on board," West Jr. said. "They provide one of the best commercial and residential services in the Mid-South."

West Jr. would like to thank Mainline Safety and Supply, Inc., Flashe Graphics, Rick's Powder Coating and Jeff and Kim West for their continued support.

 

 

Sams III Scores Podium Result During Final Event of the Season

Inside Line Promotions - CLEWISTON, Fla. (Nov. 10, 2020) - Danny Sams III captured his best result of the year last Friday during the opening night of a two-day event at Hendry County Motorsports Park.

The Sams LaMountain Racing driver posted a third-place result before ending the weekend - and his season - with a DNF in Saturday's A Main.

"I was happy to get a podium, but we had an opportunity to have better results both nights," Sams III said. "Unfortunately, a couple of racing incidents occurred, but we're taking the positive out of the weekend."

Sams III kicked off the action on Friday by charging from seventh to second place in a heat race.

"It was pretty awesome," he said. "We went out the first night and drove up to second. We were battling for the lead by the end of the race. Then in the feature we started on the pole and someone got into the back of me several times. I led the first few laps before contact dropped me to third. I ran there the rest of the race."

The third-place outing was his best of the season and second top five of the year.

"I was definitely happy with a podium," Sams III said. "I felt like we had a car capable of winning, but it was just unfortunate circumstances."

A runner-up result in a heat race on Saturday lined Sams III up on the inside of the third row for the main event.

"We got a really good first corner and were passing for second," he said. "I was going into turn three when the same driver from Friday turned into me really hard. That spun me around and the last car on the track got into me. It bent the drag link. I was able to keep driving and I drove up to fourth. We were right on third when the drag link collapsed."

Sams III was in contention for his second straight podium when the broken part ended his night early.

QUICK RESULTS -

Nov. 6 - Hendry County Motorsports Park in Clewiston, Fla. - Heat race: 2 (7); Feature: 3 (1).

Nov. 7 - Hendry County Motorsports Park in Clewiston, Fla. - Heat race: 2 (2); Feature: 14 (5).

SEASON STATS -

33 races, 0 wins, 2 top fives, 3 top 10s, 10 top 15s, 14 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: https://samslamtnracing.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/samslamtnracing

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

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - East Mountain Transport, Inc.

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

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

Sams LaMountain Racing would like to thank Southern Racing Fuels, Williams Precision Engines, Kistler Racing Products, Goodyear Rubber Products, Inc., and Raintree Design LLC for their continued support.

 

 

Hagar Wins Flip Flop 50 Finale After Charging From 16th to Sixth in Opener

Inside Line Promotions - WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (Nov. 10, 2020) - Victory tasted sweet last Saturday evening for Derek Hagar, who capped the 12 th annual USCS Flip Flop 50 and USCS Fall Nationals by charging from ninth to score his ninth win of the season.

The two-day event at Riverside International Speedway began on Friday with Hagar maneuvering from ninth to sixth place in a heat race.

"We started Friday with what'd normally be a good pill draw," he said. "We started last and we always look forward to getting good passing points. Unfortunately we were in the first heat and the track was greasy with no passing. We only picked up three spots, which didn't put us into the pole scramble or the main event."

Hagar was relegated to the second B Main to open Saturday's action. He won the consolation race to garner the 16th starting position in the first of twin A Mains.

"Everybody was ripping the top," he said. "It was kind of slow everywhere else so everybody was married to the top. That was the dominant line for the first feature. We made the best of it and got up to sixth."

The rally from 16th to sixth marked Hagar's 19th top 10 of the season. It was the second-most positions gained. The second main event inversion lined Hagar up on the inside of the fifth row.

"We made quick work and got up to third fairly quick," he said. "The top two were sliding each other. I was able to get a run on both and slide both going into turn three. We held onto it for the remainder of the race."

Hagar took the lead approximately one quarter of the way through the main event and pulled away to win by half a lap. He also lapped up to seventh place.

"We had a really, really good car," he said. "I planned on running the middle. Once I got to the top the car felt really good. I could carry speed from the center off where we were lacking that in the first feature. When we got into traffic I could time it perfect and not get held up by cars. I've won the first feature during the Flip Flop 50 three or four times, but had never won the second feature so that was neat."

Hagar has added one last event on his 2020 schedule as he plans to race this Friday and Saturday at Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla., with the USCS Series.

"I think we've ran more laps in a non-wing car than anything there," he said. "I don't even know if we've run a winged car there. I've been there to help a couple of guys before. We'll take what I've learned from helping people and try to finish the year strong."

QUICK RESULTS -

Nov. 6 - Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark. - Heat race: 6 (9).

Nov. 7 - Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark. - B Main: 1 (1); Feature #1: 6 (16); Feature #2: 1 (9).

SEASON STATS -

23 races, 9 wins, 16 top fives, 20 top 10s, 20 top 15s, 23 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla., with the USCS Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.DerekHagarRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/HagarDerek

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Hedger Brothers Ready Mix

"These guys are awesome people," Hagar said. "My dad does contracting so he deals with them a bunch for concrete. They're just race fans who love the sport and wanted to help us out. It takes people like that to keep this sport going and we really can't thank them enough."

Hagar would like to thank B&D Towing and Recovery, Dynotech Performance, J&J Auto Racing, Summit Truck Group, FK Rod Ends, Fragola Performance Systems, Killer Coatings, Petra Construction, Administrative Consulting Services, Xtreme Race Graphics, Southern Collision Centre, Jeff's Heating and Cooling, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, Weld Wheels, DHR Suspension, Hinchman Racewear, Wix Filters, Wings Unlimited, Valvoline and Ti64 for their continued support.

 

 

Starks Nets Second-Best Run of Season With World of Outlaws

Inside Line Promotions - CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 10, 2020) - Trey Starks posted his second-best World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series result of the season last weekend during the World of Outlaws Last Call.

The Gobrecht Motorsports driver finished 16th on Friday in a field of 40-plus competitors at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. It was his best outing at the track since recording a 12th-place showing in November 2017.

"We had decent speed right out of the gate, especially with the level of competition, and I felt comfortable in the car," he said. "It was good to be comfortable and fast."

Starks qualified 10th quickest in his group to open the action. He then finished where he started - fifth - in a heat race to lock into the main event. Starks capped the night by advancing from 19th to 16 th in the A Main.

"We had a good qualifying lap that put us in position to transfer through the heat race, which we did," he said. "The feature was a little different. It was pretty dusty so the racing was interesting. You definitely had to be careful and keep your eyes out front. The racing is always tight there, but having a little bit of dust made it interesting for sure. I was happy with our speed. I felt like we were on par with a lot of the other guys. It's the best I've felt at Charlotte in a couple of years."

The event concluded on Saturday with Starks timing in 15th quickest. He advanced from eighth to seventh in a heat race before finishing 10th in the Last Chance Showdown.

"I feel like our speed was there, but we just missed a little on the second day," he said. "We didn't quite get a good qualifying lap. Everybody was so close it didn't take much to be mid-pack. We had to start our heat race from the fourth row. I didn't get a great start and lost a spot, but we got up to seventh. Then we had to try to battle through the B Main. We were a little off and didn't quite have the drive or the speed we needed. We were missing something there, but all in all it was a good time to get to race with the Outlaws one last time for the year."

QUICK RESULTS -

Nov. 6 - The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C. - Qualifying: 10; Heat race: 5 (5); Feature: 16 (19).

Nov. 7 - The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C. - Qualifying: 15; Heat race: 7 (8); B Main: 10 (7).

SEASON STATS -

44 races, 1 win, 6 top fives, 15 top 10s, 18 top 15s, 26 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.TreyStarksRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Starks55Trey

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

APPAREL -

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"I've been working with J&J Auto Racing for several years and they build the best product around," Starks said.

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

 

 

 

Sides Puts Safety First During World of Outlaws Finale

Inside Line Promotions - CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 10, 2020) - Jason Sides elected to play it safe last weekend during the World of Outlaws Last Call at The Dirt Track at Charlotte.

Sides advanced into the main event both nights during the final event of the season for the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series. However, visibility was lacking on the dusty track.

"Track conditions were absolutely horrible," he said. "They put new dirt on it. It didn't have the clay content on there they thought they had. The second night they even tried to not touch it to let it rubber up, but it wouldn't even rubber up.

"My whole thing was to stay on the bottom. The infield tires were close enough and bright enough you could see them. The few times I got out in the middle you couldn't see the wall until you got to it."

Sides also ran into misfortune during Friday's opening round. He qualified 18th quickest in his group and placed 10th in a heat race before missing the Last Chance Showdown. Sides used a provisional to start the A Main, but a broken part in the steering during the warm-up lap ended his night early.

"After the heat race we changed motors and took a provisional," he said. "We pushed off and I lined up coming down the back straightaway. When I went into turn three the car headed toward the wall. I got on the brakes and pulled it out of gear. Something in the steering broke."

The results improved on Saturday as Sides timed in 12th quickest in his group. He advanced from sixth to fifth place in a heat race, which locked him into the main event.

"I felt better than I did the previous night," he said. "The track had grip anywhere you ran early in the night. You felt good whether you were in the middle, top or bottom, but it was hard to slow down to hit the bottom. Then in the feature I ran the bottom just so I could see."

Sides, who was credited with a 23rd-place finish, ended the season ranked 11th in the championship standings. However, Sides Motorsports finished 10th in the owner standings.

QUICK RESULTS -

Nov. 6 - The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C. - Qualifying: 18; Heat race: 10 (9); B Main: DNS (-); Feature: 27 (25).

Nov. 7 - The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C. - Qualifying: 12; Heat race: 5 (6); Feature: 23 (20).

SIDES MOTORSPORTS SEASON STATS -

76 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 8 top 10s, 31 top 15s, 51 top 20s

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"Dave Horrell does the jobs that people don't want to do," Sides said. "He's a hard working guy and we've been fortunate to have him as part of our team for several years. Dave and his family have become more family than a sponsor. I call him when I just want to talk. His support means a lot."

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

 

 

Kerry Madsen Guides Big Game Motorsports to Top Five During Season Finale

Inside Line Promotions - CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 10, 2020) - Kerry Madsen capped the 2020 season with a top-five performance during the World of Outlaws Last Call on Saturday evening at The Dirt Track at Charlotte.

The Killer Instinct Crossbows sponsored Big Game Motorsports driver enjoyed a fast race car throughout the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series doubleheader.

"It kinda summed up our whole year," Madsen said. "The potential was there and we were real quick."

Friday's opener got off to a quick start as Madsen set quick time in his qualifying group. He then won a heat race from the pole position to lock into the dash. A third-place result in the dash gave him the third starting spot for the main event.

"Before we took the green flag the right rear tire started going down," he said. "We were losing positions right from the start and it got so low we had to stop for a flat tire. We found a pinhole in the tire. It was a shame because we were really quick. We got a new tire and got back to 13 th in conditions that weren't the best in terms of visibility and safety. You had to be super careful running the top with zero visibility."

Madsen salvaged a 13th-place result after restarting at the back of the field.

Speed was again on display on Saturday as Madsen timed in third quickest in his group. He captured a heat race win, but this time lined up last - eighth - in the dash. Madsen gained one spot to start seventh in the A Main.

"On Saturday we qualified well and raced well in the heat race," he said. "Once again you couldn't really attack because there was zero visibility. You'd feel where the cushion was. The car in front, you could key off where they were turning. If there was a stranded car you wouldn't have seen them.

"We had an awesome race car. We passed for third one time, but couldn't hang onto it so we ended up fourth."

The fourth-place showing was Madsen's seventh top five of the season with the World of Outlaws. He finished as the highest ranked competitor who didn't run full time with the series for the second straight season.

QUICK RESULTS -

Nov. 6 - The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C. - Qualifying: 1; Heat race: 1 (1); Dash: 3 (3); Feature: 13 (3).

Nov. 7 - The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C. - Qualifying: 3; Heat race: 1 (2); Dash: 7 (8); Feature: 4 (7).

SEASON STATS -

68 races, 1 win, 17 top fives, 42 top 10s, 48 top 15s, 56 top 20s

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Gropp Crowned POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget League Rookie of the Year Honors

Belleville, IL (11/10/2020) Entering in as a Rookie for the POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget League, Lincoln, Nebraska's Trey Gropp claimed Rookie of the Year honors in both POWRi Midget series. Overall Gropp earned an eight-place finish in National Midget Championship standings and a third-place finish in overall points with the POWRI West League.

In July 2019, Gropp stepped into a midget for the first time, piloting a ride out of Jay Mounce's MSW stable at Valley Speedway in Grain valley, Missouri. Results showed a promising heat race win and a 20th place finish in the feature. Building on a handful of respectable runs in 2019, Mounce tagged Gropp to join his MSW team in January at the 2020 Chili Bowl Nationals.

Producing solid finishes together in their handful of racing opportunities together in 2020, Mounce, Gropp, and the MSW team had their sights set on clinching the POWRi Lucas Oil Midget League Rookie of the Year title. With much success the POWRi West Rookie of the Year honors was within reach also.

A little over halfway through the 2020 race season, Gropp joined the Steve Reynolds Motorsports, Ripper chassis, #21 entry. Gropp has a ton of success with both teams, and overall his best finish came to him with a third-place finish at Federated Auto Parts I-55 Raceway in Pevely, MO. He finished off the season strong with team Ripper and locked up the National Rookie of the Year title. Gropp later then finished off the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League and exceeded all set expectations and picked up the POWRi West Rookie of the Year honor also.

Overall on the season Gropp finished with three top five finishes and five top five in 18 starts with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League.

With the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League, Gropp finished off the season with one win, six top five finishes and nine top ten.

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Felker Crowned 2020 POWRi West Championship

Belleville, IL. (11/10/2020) Andrew Felker of Carl Junction, MO goes back-to-back and makes it two POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League Championships in a row. With a dominating performance over the rest of the field, Felker has officially locked up the POWRi West Championship.

The well-known Missouri native rejoined forces with car owner Chad Shields and set sail on the 2020 race season. The team looked to follow the POWRi West series and hit some POWRi National races when they can. They set their sights on going back-to-back and claiming their second championship with the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League, and they did just that. Coming alive towards the end of the season, Felker was one to beat day in and day out at the racetrack.

In 2019 Felker became the first driver in POWRi history to take both titles. Winning the POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget League titles, behind the wheel of the Chad Shields Racing, MelMark Pipe & Supply, Ripper/Fontana No. 44S, Felker has one win on the season. The win came to him at I-44 Riverside Speedway in Oklahoma City, OK. Felker has 10 top five finishes and 16 top ten so far in the 2020 season

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Sanders Sensational at Stockton Dirt Track’s Tribute to GP

PETERSEN MEDIA: Saturday night at the Stockton Dirt Track, Justin Sanders was sensational as he picked up the win during the King of the West Series’ portion of the ‘Tribute to GP’.

“It feels great to finally get a win at Stockton Dirt Track,” Justin Sanders said. “We had a fast car last week in Hanford, CA, and I knew we would be good again at Stockton, and we were able to get the job done.”

With 18 cars checked in for the final 410ci event of the season in California, Sanders got the night started by timing the Fire Protection Management/Alkaline 88/North County Plastering backed No. 16a machine timed in seventh fastest in time trials.

In heat race action, Sanders would flex his muscle on the hooked-up surface as he led from flag to flag and picked up the heat race win.

Moving into the Dash, the Aromas, CA pilot would pick up a second-place finish as he chased Chase Johnson across the stripe and put his machine on the front row of the 25 lap feature event.

Following a red on the initial start, the next start would see Sanders jump out to the early lead before the yellow flew on the race’s second lap. Despite a few more stoppages during the course of the 25-lapper, Sanders was extremely strong out front as he kept the likes of Rico Abreu and 2019 KWS Champion, DJ Netto at bay.

Extremely strong out front, Sanders would not be denied on this night as he was able to forge his way to the win and put an exclamation point on his 410ci season.

“Big thanks to Larry Antaya, and everyone that supports this team,” Sanders said. “It feels great to get a win at the big track, and overall it was really an awesome night for us.”

Justin and Larry Antaya Motorsports would like to thank Fire Protection Management, Alkaline 88, North County Plastering, Roadside 24 Hour Service, Wicked Cushion, FK Rod Ends, DMI, Triple X Race Co., Walker Filtration, FK Shocks, and Wings Unlimited for their support in 2020.

ON TAP: Justin Sanders is tentatively scheduled to make the trip to Hanford, CA on Saturday night for a night of 360ci action.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay connected with Justin Sanders by visiting his website, www.teamsandersmotorsports.com.

 

 

Carrick Second at Stockton Dirt Track

PETERSEN MEDIA: Checking in at The Stockton Dirt Track on Saturday night for the 360ci Tribute to GP, Tanner Carrick would use a strong run during the latter stages of the races to work his way to a second-place finish.

“The track was so fast and rough, it was really hard to make up a ton of ground,” Tanner Carrick said. “We had a good car, and in the closing stages of the race I was able to make a couple big moves to get into second but didn’t have enough time to track down Colby (Copeland).”

With 48 cars checked in for the annual November event at Stockton Dirt Track, Carrick timed the CVC/Cemex/Interstate Oil backed No. 83t machine in second fastest in his qualifying group.

Picking up a second-place finish in his heat race, the Lincoln, CA driver would earn a spot in the redraw where the seven-pill put him in the fourth row to start the 25-lap feature.

In a race that saw a little bit of everything, including an open red for fuel on the race’s ninth lap, Carrick would do a great job of working his way forward on the extremely rough and tumble racing surface.

Working into fifth on the 10th lap, Carrick would stay patient as he tracked down Willie Croft and Tristan Guardino late to overtake the second spot by way of two beautiful moves in turn four.

Giving it all he had in the closing laps trying to catch race long leader Colby Copeland who found himself in traffic, Carrick would be unable to erase the deficit as he capped the night off with a nice run to second.

“I am very happy with how our night ended up after starting seventh on a really tough track,” Carrick said. “Thanks to Clark and the guys for really working hard all night long.”

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

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts: 32, Wins: 3, Top 5’s: 16, Top 10’s: 24

ON TAP: Carrick will now head to Arizona this weekend and return to action with the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget Series.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay up to speed with Tanner Carrick by following him on Twitter @Carrick_Tanner or @CarrickMotorsp1, and by clicking over to www.tannercarrick.com.

 

 

Cox and C&M Motorsports Charge from 23rd to 5th at Stockton Dirt Track

PETERSEN MEDIA- Justyn Cox and C&M Motorsports had quite a memorable night on Saturday at The Stockton Dirt Track as Cox was able to overcome a bit of a slower start to the night and charge from his 23rd starting position to finish fifth in the feature event. As an added bonus, Cox was also in action with the King of the West Series where he picked up a sixth-place finish.

“We were a little off in qualifying on Saturday night, and we aren’t really sure why,” Justyn Cox said. “We worked at it and got through the ‘B’, and really had a strong run in the feature. It was a ton of fun coming through the field like we did.”

With 48 cars checked in at Stockton Dirt Track, Cox would time the Moorefield Construction/Berco Redwood/Barry Lumber ninth fastest in his qualifying group. In an early hole, Cox would do what he could in heat race action on a rough and tumble Stockton Dirt Track surface as he worked to a sixth-place finish and put himself in the ‘B’, though put himself in a good starting position.

Lining up fourth in the semi, Cox would jump into third and give himself one insurance spot with just four drivers moving on to the feature. Holding on to third, Cox would move into the feature event where he would take the green flag from the 23rd starting position.

Though the surface was still extremely rough and fast which made passing tough, Cox was able to use the top side to his liking as he worked his way forward. In what was a wild feature event, Cox was able to avoid some of the stoppages that took place during the first half of the race.

Getting into the Top-10 by the race’s halfway point, the Clarksburg, CA driver would continue to fight forward as his hard charge would come to a close with a fifth-place finish.

After utilizing a Bates-Hamilton Motorsports 410ci one week ago, Cox got the call to do double duty on this night and pilot the BHM No. 42x machine.

Timing in 11th fastest in time trials, Cox would overcome an early spin in his heat race to pocket a third-place finish.

Lining up 10th in the feature event, the locked down surface was still tricky even after the 25-lap 360ci feature. Having a left rear flat tire on the race’s opening lap, Cox would be forced to the work area for repairs before tagging the back of the pack.

From the back of the pack, Cox would do another nice job of working through the field as he raced up to the sixth spot and began battling for a spot inside the Top-5. Hooking the rut that snagged him in his heat race, Cox would again spin his machine out and be forced to the back of the pack for the second time in the feature.

Picking up a couple of positions in the final laps, Cox was able to get back up to sixth when the checkered flag was displayed to the field.

“I really have to thank Cody and Mandi for an awesome opportunity to run their car in 2020,” Cox said. “It was a really weird year, one that nobody could have seen coming, but we made the best of it, and raced where we could. I also have to thank Josh Bates and Roger Hamilton for another opportunity in the 42x.”

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

ON TAP: Cox is hoping to return to action in his family owned car on Thanksgiving Eve in Merced, CA.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-14, Wins-2, Top 5’s-6, Top 10’s-8

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

 

 

Big Flip Ends Blake Carrick’s Strong Run in Stockton, CA

PETERSEN MEDIA: Competing with the King of the West Series on Saturday night in Stockton, CA, Blake Carrick had a really strong night going until a wild flip while running second ultimately ended his night.

“We had a really good car all night long in Stockton, CA, but unfortunately the rough and tumble track bit us while running second,” Blake Carrick said. “I am extremely thankful that all of my safety gear did its job and that I was able to walk away.”

Carrick’s night got off to a quick start as the youngster from Lincoln, CA timed his entry in second fastest in qualifying time trials. Lining up in the second row of his heat race, Carrick would finish second to Craig Stidham, and find himself in the Dash.

Finishing fifth in the six-lap Sunnyvalley Bacon Dash, Carrick would line the CVC/Cemex/Interstate Oil backed No. 38B up in the third row of the 25-lap feature event.

Following a red on the race’s first attempted start for pole sitter Chase Johnson, Carrick would now find himself in the third starting position. On a track that was extremely rough and locked down, Carrick was still able to make a couple of moves as he was able to clear Rico Abreu and take over the second position in the race’s early stages.

On the eighth lap, Carrick’s machine would get tight on the heavy surface in turns one and two and it would result in his machine flipping wildly before coming to a rest just off of turns one and two.

While he was able to climb from the wreckage, his night would come to an end.

“It was a bummer to have our night end like that, but up until the wreck it was going really well for us,” Carrick added.

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

ON TAP: Blake Carrick is unsure of his next race at the time of press.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-39, Wins-3, Top 5’s-17, Top 10’s-25

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

 

 

Forsberg Battles Back for 11th Place Finish at Stockton Dirt Track

PETERSEN MEDIA- Saturday night at Stockton Dirt Track, Andy Forsberg and F&F Racing survived a wild feature event that saw Forsberg make a few trips to the work area before finishing 11th.

“It was a pretty gnarly track that was super-fast and super rough,” Andy Forsberg said. “I made a pretty cool move in our heat race to lock into the feature event, and in the feature, we started out way too tight, and needed to make a couple of pit stops to get our car better.”

With 48 360’s checked in for the Tribute To GP on Saturday night in Stockton, CA, Forsberg would actually tie for fifth quick in his qualifying group but with the tie breaker he would end up sixth and in the sixth starting position for heat race action.

On an extremely fast Stockton Dirt Track, Forsberg nailed the start and worked his way all the way up to third in the race’s opening lap. Hanging on to third, Forsberg would transfer directly into the 25-lap feature event where he would take the green flag from the 11th starting position.

Following a yellow on the race’s opening lap, the ensuring restart would see Forsberg get up over the edge of turns three and four and spin his machine to a stop.

Going to the work area for adjustments, Forsberg would restart the race, however another yellow flag by another competitor would see the Auburn, CA driver dip back into the work area for another tweak.

A red on the sixth lap again saw Forsberg dip into the work area for another adjustment, and this would prove to be it as he would start working his way forward once racing resumed following an ‘open red’ fuel stop.

From the back of the pack, Forsberg would work his way forward and would find himself up in 10th in the race’s final laps. Looking to be well on his way to a Top-10, Shane Golobic would actually sneak by Forsberg on the race’s final lap and give Forsberg an 11th place finish in the feature event.

“The F&F guys worked really hard all night long, and we almost salvaged the night with a Top-10,” Forsberg said. “I think we may have another race on the schedule, but in these times we never really know if anything will get shutdown before then. Big thanks to the guys and our partners for all of their continued hard work and support.”

F&F Racing and Andy Forsberg would like to thank C&H Motor Parts, Bushey Financial Services, Huggins Cams, PitStopUSAC, Lucas Oil, Pacific Highway Rentals, Autism Awareness, CRV Carbon Solutions, Econo Lube-n-Tune and Brakes, All Pro Heads, and Engler for their support in 2020.

ON TAP: F&F Racing is unsure of their next event at this time.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-15, Wins-1, Top 5’s-5, Top 10’s-11.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay connected with F&F Racing by following @FNFRacingx1 on Twitter, and keep up with Andy Forsberg by following him on Twitter @AForsberg92.

 

 

Abreu caps 2020 officially with runner-up result in Tribute to Gary Patterson

Date: Saturday, November 7th Event: 37th Annual Tribute to Gary Patterson Series: King of the West NARC Sprint Car Series Track: Stockton Dirt Track (Stockton, California) Rico Abreu A-Main Finish (Start): 2nd (4th)

ST. HELENA, California (November 9, 2020) - Officially fastening a lid on his 2020 campaign, St. Helena, California’s Rico Abreu made the tow to the Stockton Dirt Track in Stockton, California, during the recent weekend and participated in the annual Tribute to Gary Patterson. A former winner of the King of the West presented by NARC program, Abreu concluded his evening with a podium result, ultimately climbing ahead two spots after starting fourth on the feature grid.

Abreu solidified his spot within the first two rows after finishing third during his respective heat race, eventually finishing fourth in the evening’s dash.

With his Tribute to Gary Patterson result included, Abreu will enter the 2020 off-season with 33 top-ten finishes in 56 starts, 27 of which accomplished inside the top-five. In addition, Abreu attained six victories during the recent season, one of which accompanied by a $10,000 payday; Attica Ambush finale on Saturday, September 5.

“It was definitely a gnarly, elbows up kind of race track at Stockton on Saturday, but it was fun and I’m proud of our results. With a surface like that, you just have to stay patient and not put yourself in a bad position,” Rico Abreu said, driver of the Rico Abreu/Curb Agajanian Racing/Abreu Vineyards/Curb Records/Lucas Oil Products/Wiser Golf/Whistle Stop Bar and Grill/Salty’s BBQ/Self Made Racing/The Wiser Agency/J. Davidson Scrap Metal/No. 24 sprint car. “It was quite the year, but I think we are all ready for a break. I’m looking forward to some family time.

“I just want to thank all of my fans for their love and support this year,” Abreu continued. “I know it wasn’t an easy year for a lot of people, but we sincerely have the best fans in the world and we certainly wouldn’t be out here doing what we do without their embrace.”

News and updates pertaining to Rico Abreu/Curb Agajanian Racing’s 2021 season will be posted in the coming weeks. Fans are encouraged to keep alert online, as well as on all of Rico Abreu’s social media outlets.

SOCIAL MEDIA: Fans are encouraged to follow Rico Abreu online, as well as on all of his available social media networks:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RicoAbreuRacing, Twitter: https://twitter.com/Rico_Abreu Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rico_abreu/

APPAREL: Those seeking the latest Rico Abreu Racing apparel should visit www.shoprico.com, or find Rico’s Van at select events during the 2020 season.

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

2020 Rico Abreu Racing Statistics: FINAL Total Races: 56 Total Wins: 6 Total Top-5s: 27 Total Top-10s: 33 **Stats reflect starts in RAR #24 Sprint Car, only

 

 

Donny Schatz concludes 2020 WoO season with back-to-back top-tens at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, third in Series driver chase


Dates: Friday and Saturday, November 6th-7th
Event: World of Outlaws Last Call
Series: World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series
Track: The Dirt Track at Charlotte (Concord, North Carolina)
Donny Schatz A-Main Finishes (Start):
Friday: 3rd (12th)
Saturday: 6th (9th)

2020 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings | FINAL: 7274 points | Third (70-points behind championship winner, Brad Sweet)

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (November 9, 2020) - The 2020 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season is officially complete, and although Fargo, North Dakota’s Donny Schatz fell just short of attaining an eleventh Series championship, the driver of the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing sprint car went on to finish third in the final title chase, ending the 54-race campaign just 70 points shy of the overall goal.

Schatz, driver of the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing/Advance Professional/Carquest Auto Parts/Technet Professional Automotive Service/Ford Performance/Mobil 1/Sage Fruit/Curb Records/Absolute Automation & Security/Hunt Brothers Pizza/Digital Ally/J&J Auto Racing/No. 15 sprint car, concluded the 2020 WoO season with a two-day visit to The Dirt Track at Charlotte, just north of Charlotte, North Carolina, on Friday and Saturday, November 6-7. The season-ending Last Call featured back-to-back programs with each awarding a $12,000 top prize.

By the time the weekend dust settled, Schatz found himself with a pair of top-ten outcomes, kicking things off with an impressive rally from 12th to finish third on Friday. Schatz’ rally commenced right from the drop of the green, advancing five positions to seventh with only five laps in the books. Soon enough, Schatz powered ahead to create a four-car battle for the lead, this time racing head-to-head with David Gravel, Carson Macedo and Sheldon Haudenschild.

After working his way around Macedo to secure third with nine laps remaining, the new aim was on Haudenschild. Schatz was able to pressure the Wooster, Ohio-native and show him a nose with five laps to go, but Haudenschild persevered and powered ahead; Schatz was forced to settle for third.

Schatz illustrated another passing display during the Last Call finale on Saturday, eventually climbing ahead from ninth to secure sixth. Although unable to accomplish a weekend podium sweep, the result was Schatz’ 43rd top-ten finish of the 2020 WoO campaign.

Donny Schatz and Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing will enter the off-season with five victories to their credit in 2020, two of which combining for a total winner’s share equaling $100,000; the $25,000 Silver Cup at Lernerville Speedway and the $75,000 National Open at Williams Grove Speedway.

In addition to being the largest paying event in Williams Grove history, the 2020 National Open was the season’s highest paying sprint car program in the United States.

ADDITIONAL MEDIA:
Fans are encouraged to follow the progress of Donny Schatz, Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing and the No. 15/Advance Professional/Carquest Auto Parts/Technet Professional Automotive Service/Ford Performance/Mobil 1/Sage Fruit/Curb Records/Absolute Automation & Security/Hunt Brothers Pizza/Digital Ally/J&J Auto Racing motorsports team on the Web and on social media.

Donny Schatz:
Web: www.donnyschatzmotorsports.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/DonnySchatz
Twitter: www.twitter.com/donnySchatz
Instagram www.instagram.com/donnyschatz

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Web: www.tonystewartracing.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TonyStewartRacing
Twitter: www.twitter.com/Tonystewart_rcg
Instagram: www.instagram.com/@TonyStewart_Rcg

2020 Donny Schatz / Tony Stewart Racing WoO Statistics: FINAL
World of Outlaws Races: 54
World of Outlaws Wins: 5
World of Outlaws Top-5s: 24
World of Outlaws Top-10s: 43
**Numbers reflect WoO stats, only

 

 

Aaron Reutzel Set to Hit World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Trail in 2021 with Roth Motorsports

PETERSEN MEDIA- With three consecutive Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions pres. By Mobil1(ASCoC) Championships now to his credit, Aaron Reutzel is set for his next challenge as he will make his first run fulltime with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series in 2021 at the helm of the famed Roth Motorsports No. 83.

“I am extremely thankful for the opportunity that Dennis and Teresa Roth have given me, and I am very excited about teaming up with Roth Motorsports and running with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series fulltime,” Aaron Reutzel said. “It is something I have always wanted to do, and this was an opportunity that I could not pass up.”

For longtime car owner, Dennis Roth, he too is excited about the new pairing for the season ahead.

“Aaron Reutzel is a very talented race car driver that we have had the pleasure of working with on a few occasions over the years,” Roth said. “We are very excited to welcome him to our team for the 2021 season and give him his first shot fulltime with the World of Outlaws.”

Climbing the ladder over the years, Reutzel moves into the seat of the Roth Motorsports entry after claiming the ASCS National Tour in 2015 before claiming three consecutive ASCoC titles spanning from 2018-2020. 2018 also saw the Clute, TX driver also earn series Rookie of the Year Honors.

Since turning his focus to 410ci racing the last few years, Reutzel has pocketed 36 career All Star wins to go along with those three championships, two feature event wins with the World of Outlaws, two Knoxville Raceway wins, a win at the Peter Murphy Classic with Roth Motorsports, and a Winter Heat Showdown win.

“Roth Motorsports and I have had success together in the past, so I know this decision is what’s best for me and my family,” Reutzel added. “I am stoked to finally have my shot with the series. It did come a little sooner than I wanted with the age of my kids and me wanting to be there with them, but we will make the best of it. I am really looking forward to the 2021 season and all that it has to bring.”

While Reutzel makes the jump to the Fresno, CA based team, he will also bring along current Crew Chief, Dylan Buswell. Originally from Australia where he most recently served as the Crew Chief for Krikke Motorsports, Buswell assumed Crew Chief duties with Reutzel for the 2020 season and helped him to another stellar campaign.

“It’s not often that you are able to bring your Crew Chief with you to a new team, and I am excited to continue to work with Dylan Buswell,” Reutzel noted. “We hit it off great in 2020, and I feel like we make a great team together.”

With Buswell taking over Crew Chief duties on the Roth Motorsports traveling car, Brent Ventura will serve as a traveling liaison for the team. He will spend some time on the road with the team and will also oversee any racing that Roth Motorsports does in their home state of California. Joining Buswell on the road will be Tony Barkman who was on the 2020 World of Outlaws team with Roth Motorsports.

The Roth Motorsports team would like to thank Roth Enterprises, Jason, Tara, and Cole Roth Cattle Co., HR Livestock Transportation, Roth Investments, Southern Pacific Farms, All Star Performance, FK Rod Ends, Weld Wheels, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions, Kent Performance, Kaeding Performance, Smith Titanium, and Team Simpson for their support in 2020.

ON TAP: Roth Motorsports is set to close the 2020 season out this Friday and Saturday in Charlotte, NC with Dominic Scelzi behind the wheel.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay connected with Roth Motorsports by checking out their website, www.rothmotorsports83.com, following along on Twitter and Instagram @RothMotorsports.

 

 

Williamson Excited to Kick Off West Coast Swing Saturday at the Stockton Dirt Track

Inside Line Promotions - COLUMBIA, Mo. (Nov. 5, 2020) - Garet Williamson can't wait to get another crack at the California sprint car scene.

Williamson struggled when kicked off his rookie season with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour on the West Coast earlier this year. That stuck with the Missouri driver and now that the ASCS campaign is over, he is back in the Golden State looking to improve.

Williamson will take on some of the best 360ci sprint car drivers in California during Saturday's Tribute to Gary Patterson at the Stockton Dirt Track in Stockton. It's the first of a five-race stretch in the western part of the country for the Bryant Paver Motorsports driver.

"I'm pumped to be back out there," he said. "I didn't get a chance to run Stockton when we were out here (in March), but it's still another California track and I'm sure I will be back here at some point.

"Getting as many tracks under my belt always helps, and it also gives me a chance to continue racing this year. A lot of people aren't fortunate enough to keep racing with all of this stuff and the cancellations so to be able to race more this year is going to help a lot."

Williamson will be more prepared this time around. Not only does he have more experience against top-flight competition under his belt, he will be joined by crew chief Chad Cypert - a California native who has made an impact with the team.

"I think we just have a lot more laps under our belt and we have a completely different package as far as our motor and cars go," Williamson said. "I think that is huge and I think we will be a lot better. I just think we are better all-around as a team now.

"Chad is from California and grew up around all of these tracks. He has a lot of knowledge and I think that plays a huge factor."

Williamson will continue the swing on Nov. 14 at Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, Calif., before heading to Merced Speedway in Merced, Calif., on Nov. 25. He completes the western tour on Nov. 27-28 in Arizona.

But Williamson isn't worried about the last four events, not with Stockton looming. He is focused on getting off to a good start and gaining more experience for the future.

"Obviously, we want to make the show and go from there," he said. "I feel like every time we've made a show this year we've really raced well.

"Getting into shows has always been our biggest thing. We are qualifying out here, which is something I don't get to do a lot and need to get better at. Hopefully, we can do pretty good in qualifying and set ourselves up."

SEASON STATS -

34 races, 3 wins, 7 top fives, 11 top 10s, 19 top 15s, 25 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Saturday at Stockton Dirt Track in Stockton, Calif., for the 37 th annual Tribute to Gary Patterson

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/garetw3

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

SPONSORS -

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

 

 

RacinBoys Broadcasting Network Showcasing Live Stream of Sprint Cars, Midgets and Micro Sprints This Weekend at Creek County Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Nov. 5, 2020) - Inclement weather shifted the racing plans for the Fall Fling, which was scheduled to take place last weekend at Creek County Speedway.

The two-day event was postponed until this weekend when the dirt oval in Sapulpa, Okla., will host the ASCS Sooner Region, the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League and the Lucas Oil National Open Wheel 600 Series presented by Hi-Plains Building Division.

The RacinBoys Broadcasting Network will provide live video of the event, which is now a three-day spectacle running Friday through Sunday, for RacinBoys All Access members.

A RacinBoys All Access subscription is only $29.99 per month. The subscription offers live Pay-Per-View video from nearly every Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour race and it also provides access to all On-Demand video content as well as all live audio broadcasts. A month is considered a 30-day period beginning the first day of the subscription.

The coverage is brought to you by Lucas Oil Products, which is the title sponsor for all RacinBoys live events and studio shows this year.

Friday night will feature the ASCS Sooner Region and POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League. It marks the season finale for the ASCS Sooner Region and the championship will be decided as Sean McClelland leads Jeremy Campbell by only two points.

Creek County Speedway welcomes the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League and the Lucas Oil National Open Wheel 600 Series presented by Hi-Plains Building Division on Saturday.

Sunday's program will be filled with the season finale for the Lucas Oil National Open Wheel 600 Series presented by Hi-Plains Building Division.

LUCAS OIL -

Founded in 1989, Lucas Oil is a manufacturer and distributor of automotive and racing oil, additives and lubricants. Lucas Oil has long been directly involved in the American racing industry through multiple vehicle sponsorships and racing event promotions at all levels. Seeing a need for better lubricants in this industry, the Lucas people went to work again. The end result being a line of high performance engine oils and gear oils that are second-to-none in the racing industry. Lucas racing products have proven themselves on NASCAR, NHRA, IHRA, PPL and USHRA tracks across the country. For more information, visit http://www.LucasOil.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 .

 

 

77° & DRY for the 2nd Annual $30,000 Paul Peters Memorial at 82 Speedway featuring the Sprint Car Bandits Series - possible $3,000 to win – THIS SAT. NOV. 7, 5PM!

Petty, TX (11/5/20) by DarinShort.com. Long-time North Texas dirt track racecar owner Paul “Patsy” Peters passed away on July 9th, 2019. He was the father of 82 Speedway’s track owner, Tracy Peters. In honor of his life that was ingrained in the dirt track racing community of this region, Tracy is putting on a massive event on November 7th at 82 Speedway at 5pm, the 2nd Annual $30,000 Paul Peters Memorial – featuring a potential $3,000 to win and $300 to start 360 C.I. Sprint Car Bandits® (SCB) series season finale; plus $1,500 to win Modified, $1,000 to win each Limited Modified and Factory Stock, and $750 to win Eco Mod divisions. The Texas Stock division has been added to the program, paying $500 to win. All Sprint Car Bandits series rules are in effect and can be found at www.SprintCarBandits.com . All 2020 82 Speedway rules will remain in effect for this race for all other divisions. Click www.82Speedway.com then the ‘rules’ tab for your specific division. The beautiful jumbo-sized ¼ mile dirt oval of 82 Speedway is located about 15 minutes west of Paris, directly on Hwy 82 in Petty Texas. It shouldn't be needed with the great forecast we have right now, but an inclement weather date is set for the following Saturday, November 14th, if need be (with all components and times identical).

This event is also the series finale for the Sprint Car Bandits - which features a super close points battle between leader Michael Day (915 points) and Claud Estes III (879 points). And with 150 points up for grabs, it adds a whole other element of excitement for the race within a race! We wish both drivers the best of luck.

Fans can expect a full field of many of the region's best dirt track racers to be on hand on this very special night. Paul was known to have a big personality and an even bigger presence, so it is only fitting to have an event of this magnitude in his honor. Paul was heavily involved throughout the years with several drivers in several divisions, and this huge event will help to celebrate the memory of his life in racing.

*NOTE EARLY START TIMES* The pit area on Saturday November 7th will open by 1pm, with the spectator grandstands opening by 3:30pm. Sprint Pit Meeting/Cutoff 4:15pm sharp, Track divisions Pit Meeting/Cutoff 4:30pm sharp. Hot Laps 5:00; then we will go right into the racing program. Adult GA $20, Kids 6-11 $5, Seniors $15. Pit Passes $35 (Pits Ages 5 & Under $15). Outside food/drink coolers (around the size of a 12-pack) are allowed in for $5 but cannot contain glass, and beer is OK if the person is at least 21 years of age. Coolers should not take up grandstand seating if the crowd size dictates. Transponders & RaceCeivers required in all divisions (nightly track rental of transponders available for $15 plus ID). No mufflers are required by 82 Speedway.

Please respect the track’s ‘every other row closed’ safe distancing policy – as required by State order. You will see an ‘X’ on every other row in the stands, please use those rows for getting to/from your seat throughout the event. The grandstands are HUGE at 82 Speedway, and there will be plenty of seating for all in attendance.

If you’ve yet to visit 82 Speedway, it is much closer to DFW than a lot of people think and is NOT the old Paris Speedway southeast of Paris. As a point of reference, including a quick fuel stop, you can get from the intersection of Bass Pro Shops/I-30/Bush in Garland to 82 Speedway in 80 minutes.

TRACK DIRECTIONS: Track is located about 1 mile east of Petty Texas right on Hwy 82, which is about 20 minutes east of Bonham and 15 minutes west of Paris. 16369 US Hwy 82 Petty, TX 75470. Go to www.82speedway.com or www.Facebook.com/82Speedway for track details.

82 Speedway features a 60’ racing surface that is .26 miles on the pole (1/4 mile) in distance, and the groove is right at 1/3 mile. There are no walls around the entire track – with lots of runoff space wherever you’re racing, which leads to less tore up equipment. Over-sized grandstands that each have unobstructed viewing from whatever spot you choose to view from. Huge spectator and pit parking areas will greet everyone on their arrival. Track owners, Shelley and Tracy Peters who are some of the nicest people you’ll ever come across, and they have been reinvesting in the permanent structure of the facility since they purchased it last year. Bottom line, if you haven’t been there, here’s your chance on Saturday, November 7th at 5pm!

Tommy & Sherry Bryant of Cabinets By Tommy LLC in Granbury Texas has stepped up to provide the 360C.I. Sprint Car Bandits drivers with the Cabinets by Tommy LLC $700 Dash For Cash, with $200 earmarked for 2nd place and $100 for finishing in third! But there’s more! If the polesitter accepts the Tommy’s Challenge they will forgo their pole dash start by starting at the tail instead, and if they come through the Dash field to win, they will not only win $700 – but they will collect the Tommy’s Challenge money, which is $300 – that’ll make the Dash pay $1,000 to win! And if no one wins the $300 Tommy’s Challenge money, that will be paid out in the form of a Hard Charger award for the same amount in the A-feature!

Here’s how the Cabinets by Tommy LLC $700 Dash For Cash will work at 82 Speedway on Saturday, November 7th:

- All SCB teams will draw in and qualify in their heat races as normal, with normal series passing points.

- At the conclusion of the heat races, the top 2 finishers from each heat race will advance to the Cabinets by Tommy LLC $700 Dash For Cash.

- The Dash will be lined up by draw, and the winner will take home an additional $700 from Cabinets by Tommy LLC! Note that if the polesitter doesn’t take the Tommy’s Challenge, it will be offered to the outside polesitter.

More about the sponsor, Cabinets by Tommy LLC. Tommy and Sherry Bryant are the company owners, which is based out of Granbury Texas (southwest of Ft. Worth). Many of you know their daughter through sprint car racing, which is Britney Bryant that drove the beautiful number 99b car at select Sprint Car Bandits events in the past – and is now piloted by John Ricketts with a 360C.I. engine under the hood.

Cabinets by Tommy LLC is an extremely popular service-providing company for many homeowners throughout the Metroplex area, and they can be reached at TommysCabinets@outlook.com or by phoning 817-991-0659. The Sprint Car Bandits series would like to thank them for their support.

There will also be a Toys For Tots drop off station set up for this event. Please go to the 82 Speedway Facebook page for complete details. And if you can bring an unwrapped childrens Christmas gift - it would be greatly appreciated!

Here’s the November 7th purse structure for the SCB “Paul Peters Memorial 25” presented by www.FixYourGenerator.com feature: $2,000 – 1,000 – 600 – 500 – 400 – 390 – 380 – 370 – 360 – 350 – 340 – 330 – 320 – 310 – 300…to start. All non-qualifiers or non-starters will each receive $100. There is no entry fee, no series membership fee and a $20 nightly draw fee. Drivers should go to www.SprintCarBandits.com prior to arrival for complete rules and procedures information…which will all be in effect. Drivers that have not registered with the Series for the track need to print and bring their completed drivers forms with them when they sign in on race day (forms are on the rules page at www.SprintCarBandits.com and there is no fee for registration). The SCB will run 2nd or 3rd in the running order all night long.

The Modified feature payback is as follows: $1,500 – 800 – 500 – 400 – 300 – 200 – 175 – 150 – 125…to 20th! No entry fee. $20 Draw in fee. $30 to any NQ or non-starter that has registered with 82 Speedway for the 2020 racing season. Click www.82Speedway.com for division rules, details and much more. We are running the same division rules as we have the entire season. No track registration fee or sanctioning license required. Transponders & RaceCeivers required in all divisions (track rental is available).

The Limited Modifieds and Factory Stocks are each racing for the exact same purse. Here’s the feature race payback for each: $1,000 – 600 – 350 – 250 – 200 – 160 – 120 – 100…to 20th! No entry fee. $20 Draw in fee. $30 to any NQ or non-starter that has registered with 82 Speedway for the 2020 racing season. Click www.82Speedway.com for division rules, details and much more. We are running the same division rules as we have the entire season. No track registration fee or sanctioning license required. Transponders & RaceCeivers required in all divisions (track rental is available). If a driver chooses to compete in more than one division on the same night, the driver must purchase an additional pit pass per division entered.

Eco Mod feature payback: $750 – 450 – 300 – 200 – 160 – 140 – 120 – 100…to 20th! No entry fee. $20 Draw in fee. $30 to any NQ or non-starter that has registered with 82 Speedway for the 2020 racing season. Click www.82Speedway.com for division rules, details and much more. No track registration fee or sanctioning license required. We are running the same division rules as we have the entire season. Transponders & RaceCeivers required in all divisions (track rental is available). If a driver chooses to compete in more than one division on the same night, the driver must purchase an additional pit pass per division entered.

Texas Stock Feature: $500 – 300 – 200 – 160 – 120 – 100 – 90 – 80 – 70 – 60…to start. Purse is guaranteed if 12 or more TX Stocks sign in for racing. If there 11 or fewer cars sign in, the feature payback starts with 2nd place and continues from there (as was the case all season). Mufflers not required. RaceCeivers and Transponders (Westhold yellow) required. Draw cutoff 4:30pm sharp.

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

Please make plans to join us for the $30,000 Paul Peters Memorial at 82 Speedway in Petty Texas *THIS SATURDAY* November 7th at 5pm for a huge night of racing – all in remembrance of the track owner’s father, Paul Peters.

Click www.82Speedway.com or www.Facebook.com/82Speedway for more track details, schedules and news.

Here are the www.FixYourGenerator.com Sprint Car Bandits series points after 10/10/20:

2 Michael Day 915 74e Claud Estes III 879 45b Casey Burkham 784 7 Jerrad Warhurst 707 82c Christian Kinnison 693 17 Channin Tankersley 671 20 Chad Wilson 653 23 Junior Jenkins 638 99b John Ricketts 581 12w Dale Wester 554 41j Joshua Harner 507 13m Chance McCrary 483 83 Jett Hays 458 6m Blake Mallory 423 71 Colby Estes 385 82 Austin Saunders 375 41 Casey Merrell 361 4 Austin Mundie 359 74 DJ Estes 353 41b Lucas Boxwell 326 72 Daniel Estes 285 47 Chipper Wood 281 16 Koty Adams 280 4b Austin Burkham 265 01j Jeb Sessums 264 64 Mark Zoeller 261 15t Marcus Thomas 260 42p Preston Perlmutter 243 76 Zane Lawrence 236 27 Kodey Keimig 206 b52 Brayden Voigt 196 5 Richard Reynolds 192 33 Michael Merrell 192 41m Steve McMackin 184 16 Blake Baccus 178 72X Chris Tarrant 178 55 Brad Queen 161 86 Jordan Rupe 155 5 Kyle McCutcheon 142 74b Jake Bubak 135 44 Jason Howell 135 j2 John Carney II 130 35 Jeff Emerson 125 17w Harli White 119 15 Randolph Jase 116 80 Josh Hawkins 116 88 Terry Easum 113 39h Dustyn Welch 113 9$ Kyle Clark 110 67 Rodney Henderson 110 9 Chase Randall 108 35k Dylan McCann 108 5 Chip Graham 108 45 David Luckie 106 69h Larry Howery 106 4x Caleb Padgett 102 114 Todd Lovett 102 10 Ronnie Henderson 100 v8 Robert Vetter 96 48 Cody Stacy 96 45x Collin Horner 96 32 Corby Scherb 90 25 Mason Smith 90 12X Brandon Howle 90 55b Brandon Anderson 65 1s Brandon Long 65 187 Landon Crawley 65 1x Tim Crawley 65 5$ Danny Smith 65 32k Chris Kelly 65 33k JT Kelly 65 04 Kyle Jones 65 1 Mark Huddleston 65 4X Heath Nestrick 65 11 Katelynn Dixon 65 5X Tyson Hall 65 f41 Landon Thompson 65 1s Sterling Hoff 65 18s Austin Smith 65

 

No awards banquet for Attica Raceway Park; teams will receive their point fund money

ATTICA, Ohio - Due to the state regulations prohibiting large gatherings in doors due to the COVID-19 virus, Attica Raceway Park will not have an awards banquet this year. However, the drivers finishing in the top 10 in points in the Callie's Performance Products 410 Sprints, Fremont Fence 305 Sprints and the Propane.com/Dirt Nerds Podcast Late Models will receive their point checks.

Thanks to the support from the 2020 Point Fund Contributors - Hoosier Tire, Callies Performance Products, Propane.com/Dirt Nerds Podcast, Fremont Fence Company, Rocket Chassis, Underground Utilities Inc., and the Tiffin Community Sponsors of Burns Electric, PNC Bank, Nationwide Insurance, Reineke Family Dealerships, UIS Insurance and Investments and Clouse Construction - Attica Raceway Park will distribute over $47,000 for the drivers in the top 10 in points for the three divisions.

"We will be mailing out the point fund checks very soon. We want to thank all our incredible fans, marketing partners, race teams, staff....everyone who supported us during a difficult season. We pray everyone stays safe and healthy and look forward to getting back to racing in March 2021," said Rex LeJeune, Attica Raceway Park Director of Operations.

The top 10 in points for the 410 sprints were: Champion - Cap Henry; 2nd - Chad Kemenah, 3rd - Cale Conley; 4th - Travis Philo; 5th - Trey Jacobs; 6th - Byron Reed; 7th - Stuart Brubaker; 8th - Nate Dussel; 9th. - TJ Michael; and 10th - DJ Foos. Rookie of the year was Cole Macedo.

The top 10 in points for the late models were: Champion - Devin Shiels; 2nd - Matt Irey; 3rd - Mike Bores; 4th - Ryan Markham; 5th - Nate Potts; 6th - Larry Bellman; 7th - Tim Sabo; 8th - Jeff Warnick; 9th - Jeff Geis; 10th - Steve Sabo.

The top 10 in points for the 305 sprints were: Champion - Paul Weaver; 2nd - Jamie Miller; 3rd - Seth Schneider; 4th - Kyle Peters; 5th - Kyle Capodice; 6th - Steve Rando; 7th - Mike Keegan; 8th - Zeth Sabo; 9th - Luke Griffith; 10th - Jimmie McGrath; Rookie of the Year was Logan Riehl.

Keep up with Attica Raceway Park at www.atticaracewaypark.com or follow the track on Twitter @atticaracewyprk or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/atticaracewaypark and Instagram at attica_raceway_park.

 

 

SHORT WEEKEND FOR BRODY ROA AT CENTRAL ARIZONA SPEEDWAY

(Cypress, CA, November 4, 2020) Brody Roa’s trip to Central Arizona Speedway last weekend for the “Howl-O-Ween Bash” ended up being short-lived as he was forced out of action before the first night’s main event. He will put the disappointment behind him and head back to the Copper State” for the 53rd Western World Championships on November 13th and 14th.

Roa, who makes his home in Garden Grove, California, his wife Tailor and six-week-old daughter Addison Leanne trekked to Arizona for the two-night event. The 29-year-old was going to be wheeling the same beautiful May Motorsports #8M that he drove to victory on the same track in early September. That triumph made him one of the favorites for last weekend. Things started out bright enough when he advanced from a fifth place starting spot to finish third in his heat race. That earned him a row four start for the main. However, before the green flag waved, the engine dropped a cylinder and he pulled to the infield and was done for the weekend.

“Disappointed to have our weekend end early,” Roa said afterwards. “But extremely thankful with everyone involved with May Motorsports for bringing such a nice piece out for me to drive.”

“The heart (engine) will be on the operating table tomorrow,” car owner Jayson May posted on Facebook on Monday. “It will be stronger than before. Can’t wait to have you (Roa) in the seat again.”

Roa wanted to thank car owner May and the #8M sponsors Fastenal, Coopers Propane, Total Lubricants, Marina Pools, TJM Oilfield Distribution, Certex, and Biker Bruce for giving him such a fast car.

To keep up with May Motorsports, please check out and “like” its brand-new Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/MayMotorsports8M

Next week’s Western World Championship at the Arizona Speedway will be the last date on the 2020 schedule for Roa. He will be back in the familiar family owned #91R for the event.

In addition to the sponsors on the #8M, Roa and the team would like to thank the following for being on board with them on their own #91R. HD Industries, Burris Racing, Competition Suspension, Sander Engineering, Biker Bruce Fisher, K-1 Race Gear, Molecule, Rod End Supply and Baldwin Filters. If you or your company would like to jump on board the 2021 season, please give the talented racer a call at (714) 932-7994 or E-mail brodyroa91@gmail.com.

To view Roa’s online portfolio and learn more about the team, please click on the following link https://www.teamwithbrody.com/. Fans can also follow the 2020 action on his Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/br91r/.

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Starks Aiming for Continued Success This Weekend in North Carolina

Inside Line Promotions - PUYALLUP, Wash. (Nov. 4, 2020) - Trey Starks has one final event on the 2020 calendar.

The Gobrecht Motorsports driver is heading to Concord, N.C., this weekend to race on Friday and Saturday during the World of Outlaws Last Call at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. It's the season finale for the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series.

"It's going to be a tough weekend like always, but I'm excited," he said. "I'd like to get back in the car and feel comfortable and be competitive. There will be a lot of good cars, but I think there's an opportunity to run toward the top 10."

Starks has been successful at the dirt oval throughout the last few years. He recorded a 360ci winged sprint car victory there in 2016 and he led laps during the World Finals as well as set quick time during qualifying in 2017.

"I think it just suits me," he said. "It's a fast track that's wide. There's a lot of room to race and a lot of room to search around. It's one of the tracks I enjoy getting back to. There's certain things we do to the car and the way I drive it that seems to click for sure."

Starks' best World of Outlaws result at The Dirt Track at Charlotte was a 12th-place run in 2017.

It's been a little more than a month since Starks has raced. His most recent outing with Gobrecht Motorsports yielded a third-place result on Sept. 26, which followed a charge from 21st to fourth during the Power Series Nationals on Sept. 19.

"It's been awhile since we've ran, but the last couple of times we've ran I've felt confident in the race car," he said. "We've made changes that are making us more consistent. I'm excited to get back to Charlotte. We didn't have a good performance at World Finals last year, but Charlotte is a place we typically perform well at."

SEASON STATS -

42 races, 1 win, 6 top fives, 15 top 10s, 18 top 15s, 25 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C., for the World of Outlaws Last Call with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.TreyStarksRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Starks55Trey

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

APPAREL -

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Golf Cart Services

Golf Cart Services is one of the largest E-Z-GO distributors in the country. The family owned business, which is located in New Oxford, Pa., and has been in business approximately 50 years, sells new and used golf carts. It also offers rentals and does repairs. For more information, visit http://www.GolfCartServices.com .

"I want to thank Golf Cart Services for its support of our team," Starks said. "They are a huge part of our program and I can't wait to get their logo in Victory Lane."

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

 

 

Wilson Wrapping Up Season This Weekend During World of Outlaws Last Call

Inside Line Promotions - BENTON RIDGE, Ohio (Nov. 4, 2020) - Greg Wilson is hoping his direction is validated this weekend when his Hercules Tires, Ohio Logistics, DNC Hydraulics and Gear Off Road backed team wraps up the season in North Carolina.

Wilson's final two races of the year are Friday and Saturday at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord during the World of Outlaws Last Call with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series.

"The good part about it is we're getting to the point where we have a better idea of what to do with our racing program," he said. "We've changed a bunch of stuff and I feel we're on the right path. Charlotte will help us decide if we need to make more changes over the winter or if we're going the right way.

"We have a game plan for this weekend. If it doesn't go the way we want the first night we'll make some changes and we'll run a different motor on Saturday to see if it helps."

Wilson has enjoyed success at the track, where he won a World of Outlaws event in May 2016.

"I think we've been fortunate to have a good race car that track fits how I drive," he said. "You find a way to make momentum where other people aren't. We've had some really good runs from the back, but we've also been able to time well. For whatever reason we seem to be okay there in qualifying and we all know qualifying is everything."

More important than results this weekend will be securing a direction to head into the offseason, Wilson noted.

"As much as I'm ready for it to be over, I'm excited to go race because regardless of the results it should tell us a lot more about our program," he said. "For three or four or five years I've complained about some things. We've finally made changes that fit my style and what I do racing. It will be good for our team if we can figure out if we're going the right way."

SEASON STATS -

67 races, 0 wins, 11 top fives, 20 top 10s, 31 top 15s, 40 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C., for the World of Outlaws Last Call with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

UPCOMING HERCULES TIRES DEALERSHIP VISITS -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.GregWilsonRacing.com

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

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Kinsler Fuel Injection and All Pro Cylinder

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"Greg at Kinsler has spent a lot of time helping me fine-tune my engines and Bob and Sue Williams at All Pro Cylinder treat us like family," Wilson said. "We're grateful to have partners like Kinsler Fuel Injection and All Pro Cylinder as part of our team."

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

 

 

Dominic Scelzi Produces Top-Five Performance During Tom Tarlton Classic

Inside Line Promotions - HANFORD, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2020) - Dominic Scelzi posted his 18th top-five outing of the season last Friday during the inaugural Tom Tarlton Classic.

Scelzi piloted his family owned car during the event at Keller Auto Speedway, where he opened the night by qualifying eighth quickest out of the 30 competitors. The heat race inversion put him on the outside of the front row, side by side with Kyle Larson.

"It was greasy for qualifying and when I qualified I was second quickest, but the track got faster and we weren't able to keep that time," Scelzi said. "We ended eighth quickest, which put us on the front row in the heat. I had a good start. Kyle slid me into turn one and I was able to turn underneath him. We won the heat race, which was great."

Scelzi's heat race triumph earned a spot into the dash. He then gained a position to finish second, which lined him up on the front row for the A Main. Dash winner Carson Macedo got lane choice and chose the outside lane for the initial start of the main event.

The top lane prevailed throughout the race. Scelzi rode in second early before he began searching the track in an effort to find a way to pass for the lead.

"I was getting really good restarts, but Macedo was way faster than everyone else," he said. "I tried to slide him into turn one and he drove around me. I got tight against the cushion, which allowed Kyle and Brad (Sweet) to get by me."

Scelzi finished fourth.

The season concludes this Friday and Saturday at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C., during the World of Outlaws Last Call with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series. Scelzi will drive for Roth Motorsports at the event. It marks his first time racing at The Dirt Track at Charlotte since May 2019 and only his third visit to the oval.

"I'm excited to head to North Carolina and get more laps at The Dirt Track at Charlotte," he said. "Hopefully we can put together a strong weekend to wrap up the season on a positive note."

QUICK RESULTS -

Oct. 30 - Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, Calif. - Qualifying: 8; Heat race: 1 (2); Dash: 2 (3); Feature: 4 (2).

SEASON STATS -

63 races, 3 wins, 18 top fives, 30 top 10s, 43 top 15s, 51 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C., for the World of Outlaws Last Call with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.GaryScelziMotorsports.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DominicScelzi41

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

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SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Sparco

Sparco is a leading manufacturer of racing gear, including suits, gloves, helmets, shoes and more. For additional information, visit http://www.SparcoUSA.com.

"Sparco has been a supporter of mine for more than 10 years," Scelzi said. "Not only do they have the best hand-crafted suits in the business, but they are the lightest, hold up the best under tough conditions and are slimming."

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

 

 

Macedo Sweeps Inugural Tom Tarlton Classic at Keller Auto Speedway

PETERSEN MEDIA- A break in the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series schedule allowed Carson Macedo to return to his native California and climb back aboard the Tarlton Motorsports No. 21 for the inaugural Tom Tarlton Classic on Friday night. The trip would be worth it for the newly named pilot of the Jason Johnson Racing No. 41 car as he swept the event winning both the Sprint Car and Midget feature events.

“This past weekend was unreal,” Carson Macedo said. “To sweep the inaugural Tom Tarlton Classic was pretty special. To do it in the Tarlton’s Midget and Sprint Car made it that much more meaningful.”

Making a rare appearance back in California, Macedo would be ‘on kill’ from the start of the night as he would earn quick time honors in the Midget and would time in third fastest aboard the Tarlton and Son, Inc. Executive Auto Sales/Pabco Gypsum backed Sprint Car.

Turning in a very strong performance in his Midget heat race, the Lemoore, CA driver would come from his third row starting spot to pick up the win and transfer into the all-important Dash. Lining up sixth in the Dash, Macedo would continue put the field on notice as he would again come forward and pick up the win.

In preliminary action aboard the Sprint Car, Macedo would finish third in his heat race which was good enough to put him into the Dash. Pulling the pill for the 410ci Dash, he would leave no doubt as he also picked up the win in that race and successfully put both cars on the pole of each feature event.

On a very fast racing surface in the midget feature event, Macedo would jump out to the early lead, though would feel some pressure from Ryan Bernal. Able to keep his machine up front, Macedo would soon break away from Bernal and begin to open up a sizeable gap.

Showing no signs of rust aboard a midget for the first time since his trip to Australia the previous winter, Macedo was dominant en-route to his win.

Shifting gears and hopping into the Sprint Car where he would again lead the field to green, Macedo would continue to flex his muscle as he left the likes of Brad Sweet, Dominic Scelzi, and Kyle Larson in his wake early in the 30-lapper.

As the track continued to slick off, and traffic came into play, Macedo would soon feel pressure from his current car owner, Kyle Larson. As they raced in traffic, Larson would close in on the leader, but a yellow flag would waive with just 10-laps to go giving the leaders clear track.
Macedo would nail the ensuring restart as he left Larson and Sweet in his wake. Continuing to set a torrid pace, he would admit that he felt pressure form Larson during the final couple of laps, but on this night he would not be denied as he picked up the win during the $21,000-to-win feature event, and capped off a sweep during the inaugural event.

“I just can’t say enough how thankful I am for everything the Tarlton’s continue to do in supporting me and my career,” Macedo said. “What can you say about Paul Baines? He did an incredible job this weekend, and for us to not work together all year and have a night like we had is pretty amazing. Again, a great night, and a big thank you to everyone who made it possible.”

Tarlton Motorsports would like to thank Tarlton and Son, Inc., Executive Auto Sales, Pabco Gypsum, Bandy and Associates, All Star Performance, and BG Lubricants for their support through the 2020 season.

ON TAP: While Carson is set for this weekend’s ‘Last Call’ with the Outlaws in Charlotte, NC, Tarlton Motorsports will be in action at Stockton Dirt Track on Saturday night with Buddy Kofoid.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay connected with Tarlton Motorsports by following @Tarlton_Racing on Twitter, or becoming a fan on facebook at www.facebook.com/tarltonracing21

Stay connected with Carson by following him on Twitter @Carson_Macedo.

 

 

TWICE AS NICE: Marks Returns for Second Year in CJB #5 Former hot shoe Paul McMahan returns for Last Call event at Charlotte

CARLISLE, PA. - November 4, 2020 - In what amounts to a doubling up, CJB Motorsports is proud to announce that Brent Marks will return to the #5 machine for 2021. In addition, former driver Paul McMahan will pilot a second CJB prepared machine for the Last Call event to be held at the Dirt Track at Charlotte in Charlotte, North Carolina, November 6th & 7th.

"Brent has been a welcomed addition to our team," said Chad Clemens, owner of CJB Motorsports. "Our season has been greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and we are extremely grateful that we have been able to race as much as we have. That being said, it took some time for Brent to gel with the team and we really started to see an uptick in performance as the season wore on. We were particularly strong at Port Royal Speedway this year and we are excited to continue into 2021. We are keeping our driver, crew and partners in place to build upon our success in 2020. In addition to that, we are pleased to welcome Paul McMahan back into the fold to close out 2021. From time to time, we field a second car when an opportunity presents itself. This was one of those occasions. Paul is an excellent driver and has won for us at Charlotte before."

Marks, coming off a strong year, is excited to return to the seat of the potent #5.

"I’m really excited to be back behind the wheel of the #5 next year," said Marks, pilot of the #5 M&M Painting and Construction, BAPS Paints, Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel, Alkaline 88 Water, R.E. Pierson Construction Co., Wolfrun Landscapes, Nyce, Crete & Landis Block and Concrete, C&S Lawn and Landscape, Ecynbro Trucking machine. "We really built a good program throughout 2020 and I feel 2021 will be an outstanding year for us. I have been really happy working with Barry (Jackson), Tyler (Rhey) and Brian (Kane.) This is a great team with the dedication it takes to win races and I’m honored to be apart of it. Thanks to Chad Clemens for another opportunity to race his car. He has been great to me and this team and it’s a privilege to race for his family. Thank you to all of my sponsors who support us day in and day out. I am so thankful for the friendships we have developed over the years."

McMahan, the Nashville, Tennessee driver, is also excited to be back.

"Really happy to take another strong and competitive car to Charlotte," said McMahan, whom will pilot the #51 machine. "We have had success there and the opportunity was too good to pass up. Want to thank Chad, Barry and the whole team for the chance.

A 2021 schedule for the CJB team will be released at a later time.

2020 STATS: Events: 67 Quick Times: 0 Wins: 4 Top-5's: 24 Top-10's: 42 Heat Race Wins: 7 Dash Wins: 1

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

Big Game Motorsports and David Gravel Partner to Tackle World of Outlaws Tour in 2021

Inside Line Promotions - WINDOM, Minn. (Nov. 4, 2020) - Big Game Motorsports has signed sprint car star David Gravel to pilot the Killer Instinct Crossbows backed No. 2 in 2021.

The team plans on competing full time with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series and will debut together next February in Florida.

"I've been able to work with Tod (Quiring) when I was at CJB Motorsports," Gravel said. "He was a big sponsor there. We seemed to get along good. They've always fielded a well-funded team and first-class operation. It was just a matter of time before we were going to link up together. It seems to be the right timing."

Gravel is one of the sport's rising stars. He has earned six feature victories this year and will finish in the top 10 in the World of Outlaws championship standings for the seventh straight season. Gravel has 57 career wins with the series, which ranks 16th best all time. He has earned at least five Outlaws triumphs during six of the last seven years, including a career-best 18 victories in 2017 and a dozen last year.

It has been several seasons since Big Game Motorsports has fielded a full-time World of Outlaws car, but the Tod Quiring owned organization has enjoyed numerous successful seasons running with 'The Greatest Show on Dirt' throughout its storied career. Now Gravel has an opportunity to vie for a new feat - a World of Outlaws championship for the first time.

"I think that they've fielded a competitive car the last several years," he said. "They have a strong engine program and run the same chassis I've run the last two seasons with Jason Johnson Racing. (Crew chief) Cody (Jacobs) has shown that he can win big races. When everything is right that combination could win. You add me to the team and I feel like we should have chances to win races. As far as a championship, that's something really hard to do. You have to take it race by race, month by month. We have the potential to compete night in and night out. We have to gel, learn each other's languages and continue to grow."

Big Game Motorsports would like to thank Kerry Madsen for four seasons with the team. Madsen earned 19 feature triumphs behind the wheel of the Killer Instinct Crossbows sponsored sprint car during that time.

"We are grateful for four great years with Kerry and we wish him well in his future endeavors," Big Game Motorsports Owner Tod Quiring said. "We really like Kerry and it was a tough decision to make a change. David is one of sprint car racing's top drivers and has been an elite competitor in every car he's driven for several years. We're excited about him joining our team and we look forward to a successful 2021 campaign with the World of Outlaws."

The final event of the 2020 season is this Friday and Saturday at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C., during the World of Outlaws Last Call with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series.

SEASON STATS -

66 races, 1 win, 16 top fives, 41 top 10s, 46 top 15s, 54 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C., for the World of Outlaws Last Call with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BigGameMotorspt

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World Finals Annual Auction Will Be Held Online for National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum!

Knoxville, IA, November 3, 2020 – The non-profit National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum in Knoxville, Iowa, will be conducting its annual World Finals auction a little differently this year! The auction, featuring items from both the sprint car and late model world will be conducted online from November 4 (beginning at 4 p.m. CST) and 11 (closing at 4 p.m. CST). The auction will showcase over 60 items donated to the museum for auction purposes. The auction benefits both the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum in Knoxville, Iowa and the National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame in Florence, Kentucky.

The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum in Knoxville, Iowa, normally holds up to seven live auctions a year, but this year, has elected to go online as big racing events have been either postponed or canceled for the season.

“Unfortunately, the pandemic has hit us at the museum as well as everyone else,” says National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum executive director, Bob Baker. “We want to thank everyone who helped us with our July and August auctions. We will miss heading down to Charlotte in November to be sure, but hopefully, this will give race fans and our supporters who didn’t make it to the Last Call in Charlotte a chance to support both our museum and the National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame in Kentucky.”

A large assortment of unique and autographed memorabilia will be a part of the auction, including: an autographed 1:18 scale Kyle Larson die-cast, an autographed Josh Richards door panel and other panels, a Knoxville Raceway lighted sign, and autographed items from Brandon Sheppard, Jonathan Davenport, Tim McCreadie, Billy Boat, Kyle Bronson, Johnny Sauter, Shannon Buckingham, Jimmy Owens, Bob Trostle and many more!

Visiting www.SprintCarAuction.com will give you the Lot Listing, and the information you need to register!

For more information on the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum and the special events happening here, visit www.SprintCarHoF.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

For more information on the National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame, visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/NDLMHOF/.

 

 

Stockton Dirt Track closes out season with diverse double header this weekend

By Gary Thomas

Stockton, CA – November 3, 2020…For the first time since February the Stockton Dirt Track will come alive as it presents two big days of racing this Saturday and Sunday during “Tribute to Gary Patterson” weekend at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds. A test and tune will also occur on Friday November 6th from 3pm-6pm and is open to all divisions.

The lynchpin of the weekend is the 37th annual Tribute Gary Patterson on Saturday, featuring the King of the West-NARC Fujitsu 410 Sprint Car Series and Winged 360 Sprint Cars. The KWS-NARC portion of the evening will hand out $3,000-to-win/ $500-to-start the main event, while the Winged 360s will dish out $2,000-to-win/$200-to-start the feature.

On Sunday afternoon Dirt Modifieds ($1,000-to-win), Sport Mods ($500-to-win), Bombers ($150-to-win), the Tri-State Pro Stocks and Four Bangers ($125-to-win) will tackle the track. Both nights will be available live on FloRacing for those that can’t make it.

The pit meeting is scheduled for 3pm on Saturday and 1pm on Sunday with cars hitting the speedway shortly after. Please note the earlier start times.

A Cold Pit Pass can be purchased behind the GRANDSTANDS the day of each race, which gives access to the hot pit for two hours, after that Cold Pass holders must exit towards the GRANDSTANDS as racing starts. Everyone is reminded to please practice physical distancing and wear a mask if you are unable to keep six feet between groups. Cold passes go on sale at 3pm on Saturday and 1pm on Sunday.

Please be aware a COVID-19 wavier is required for EACH day. Save time by printing and filling it out ahead of time https://stockton99.com/Covid_Waiver_S99_revised.pdf

An autograph session featuring drivers from the days gone by, plus some current ones will be held prior to Saturday’s action. Jimmy Boyd, Jimmy Sills, LeRoy Van Conett, Peter Murphy, Richard Forsberg, Andy Forsberg, Kevin Pylant, Greg Decaires, Brent Kaeding and Howard Kaeding will all be in front of winners circle from 3:30pm until about 4:30pm to greet everybody. The famed Walter T Ross No. 56 will also be on display during the evening.

Known as the “Dancing Phantom from Stockton,” the “Preacher,” the “Hostile Hippie” or just simply “GP,” Gary Patterson was one of the most colorful characters of his time and captured several major wins in his career, including the Gold Cup Race of Champions, the Super Dirt Cup in Washington and the Turkey Night Grand Prix at Ascot Park among others.

Patterson lost his life in a Sprint Car crash at Calistoga Speedway on Memorial Day weekend 1983 and an event in his memory has been held every year since. “GP” moved to Stockton, California in 1957 and began his career at the Stockton 99 Speedway. This year marks the eighth season in a row that we have paid honor to Patterson in Stockton.

Every time, price and bit of info you need to know for the weekend is located at www.stocktondirttrack.com on the right hand side of the homepage.

Weekend schedule:

Friday November 6: Test and Tune open to all divisions

Saturday November 7: King of the West-NARC Fujitsu 410 Sprint Cars and Winged 360 Sprint Cars (37th Tribute to Gary Patterson)

Sunday November 8: Dirt Modifieds, Sport Mods, Bombers, Tri-State Pro Stocks and Four Bangers

The Stockton Dirt Track is a 4/10-mile clay oval located on the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds in Stockton, California. The physical address is 1658 S Airport Way, Stockton, CA 95206.

 

 

FK Rod Ends Acquires Track Naming Rights for Wild Wing Shootout New Miniseries Set for January 22-24 at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (November 3, 2020) — Officials with the Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts recently revealed that FK Rod Ends has signed on as the track title sponsor for the new miniseries at Arizona Speedway.

The track will be tabbed FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway throughout the January 22-24 extravaganza. The Connecticut-based company’s sponsorship comes as an expansion of its four-year running involvement with the Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout.

“Starting a new event and lining up the accompanying marketing partners can be a challenging task but Maria (Melillo) and folks at FK Rod Ends were first in line to be a part of the Wild Wing Shootout,” event co-promoter Chris Kearns said. “FK Rod Ends has been staunch supporters of the Wild West Shootout the past few years, and to also have their belief and support for the Wild Wing Shootout truly means a lot.”

Based in Southington, Conn., FK Rod Ends quietly came onto the motorsport’s scene three decades ago. Since then the part’s manufacturer has become prominent throughout all realms of the sport. The firm offers almost 10,000 combinations of rod ends and spherical bearings, which are crafted at its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.

For more information on FK Rod Ends, please visit www.FKRodEnds.com.

Eager race fans will also be happy to note that advanced reserved seating tickets for the inaugural Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway are now available for online purchase.

Reserved tickets for all three days are $95.

To order your tickets as well as to find all ticket pricing details, please visit www.wildwingshootout.com/buy-tickets/.

Winged Sprint Car aces Rico Abreu, Cory Eliason, Dominic Scelzi, Aaron Reutzel, D.J. Netto, C.J. Leary, Colby Copeland, and Giovanni Scelzi are among the list of drivers who have already voiced an intent to compete in the three-race swing.

The brand-new event will find 410 c.i. Winged Sprint Cars competing for a $7,000 top prize in the Friday, January 22 opener, while the programs on Saturday and Sunday, January 23 – 24 will each boast a $10,000 winner’s check. An Open Practice Session is slated for Thursday, January 21.

As the prospective Sprint Car field continues to grow, so does the likely list of IMCA Modified entries. California standouts Ethan Dotson and Cody Laney have already tossed their names into the hat. Each of the three programs spanning January 22 – 24 posts a $1,000 winner’s check for the IMCA Modified division.

Full event details can be found at www.WildWingShootout.com.

Additionally, please make sure to follow us on social media at: Facebook: @WildWingShootout Twitter: @WingShootout Instagram: @WingShootout

 

 

Justin Sanders 7th at Tom Tarlton Classic

PETERSEN MEDIA: Traveling to Hanford, CA on Saturday night to take part in the Tom Tarlton Classic, Justin Sanders and the Antaya Motorsports team picked up a seventh-place finish despite enduring a power steering issue late in the race.

“It was a pretty good night for us,” Justin Sanders said. “We actually got up to fourth at one point in the feature, but we had a power steering issue develop and I had to hang on and we ended up seventh.”

With 30 cars checked for the inaugural running of the event, Sanders timed the Fire Protection Management/Alkaline 88/North County Plastering backed No. 16a machine in fourth fastest in time trials.

Lining up on the pole of the first heat, the bottom was not the place anyone wanted to be as it was still pretty greasy up against the infield berm. Unable to get the jump, Sanders would fall in line in second, where he would go on to finish.

Missing out on the Dash, Sanders still had a prime starting spot for the feature event as he would take the green flag from the seventh starting position. With the track still pretty fast in the early goings of the race, the Aromas, CA driver was methodical as he slowly worked his way towards the Top-Five.

Cracking the Top-Five, and actually getting into the fourth position, Sanders would stalk Brad Sweet who ran just ahead of him in third as he also battled with Dominic Scelzi. As the race scooted along, Sanders would develop a power steering entry aboard his machine which made the last few laps difficult from the the cockpit.

Losing a few positions as he wrestled the Antaya Motorsports entry around the 3/8 mile facility, Sanders will capped his night off with a seventh place finish.

“We had a great car in the feature event, we just had some bad luck that cost us a Top-Five, at least,” Sanders said. “We will try again this weekend in Stockton, CA.”

Justin and Larry Antaya Motorsports would like to thank Fire Protection Management, Alkaline 88, North County Plastering, Roadside 24 Hour Service, Wicked Cushion, FK Rod Ends, DMI, Triple X Race Co., Walker Filtration, FK Shocks, and Wings Unlimited for their support in 2020.

ON TAP: Justin Sanders and Antaya Motorsports will be back in action on Saturday night in Stockton, CA.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay connected with Justin Sanders by visiting his website, www.teamsandersmotorsports.com.

 

 

Sams III Ready for First Race at Hendry County Motorsports Park Since March 2016

Inside Line Promotions - NORTH PORT, Fla. (Nov. 3, 2020) - It's been four and a half years since Danny Sams III has raced at Hendry County Motorsports Park, which is the site of a doubleheader this weekend.

The Sams LaMountain Racing driver, who recently capped his first year running on the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour by earning a 10th -place finish in the championship standings, will visit the dirt oval on Friday and Saturday for the first time since March 2016.

"The track surface is one like its own," he said. "It's beach sand on the bottom with a little bit of banking. You have to really get up on it. We'll try to take what we've learned this year on the road and put it to good use."

Sams III has a trio of top-10 finishes in three career 360ci sprint car starts at the track. His best run was a fourth-place showing during his most recent visit. Sams III also recorded seventh-place results in September and November of 2015.

"We're looking for a top five or better than that," he said. "We want to get good laps and run up front."

It also helps that Hendry County Motorsports Park is one of the closest tracks - about an hour and a half - to the team's race shop.

"It'd be really cool to run well," he said. "To be able to put it out front in front of my friends and family would be special."

SEASON STATS -

31 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 2 top 10s, 8 top 15s, 12 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Hendry County Motorsports Park in Clewiston, Fla.

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: https://samslamtnracing.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/samslamtnracing

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SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - East Mountain Transport, Inc.

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

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

Sams LaMountain Racing would like to thank Southern Racing Fuels, Williams Precision Engines, Kistler Racing Products, Goodyear Rubber Products, Inc., and Raintree Design LLC for their continued support.

 

 

Old School Racing's Tankersley Venturing to 82 Speedway Saturday

Inside Line Promotions - HIGHLANDS, Texas (Nov. 3, 2020) - The season concludes this Saturday for Old School Racing driver Channin Tankersley.

82 Speedway in Petty, Texas, hosts the 2nd annual Paul Peters Memorial featuring the season finale for the Sprint Car Bandits.

It will be Tankersley's second visit to the track this season. He finished second at the dirt oval on May 30.

"It's actually a pretty cool place," he said. "It's a new track that was built within the last few years. It's really wide and really fast. It's either hammer down and rough or slick and lays rubber. I've never been there when it's had a cushion up top and been slick through the middle."

Tankersley has earned a podium finish during four of his five starts with the Sprint Car Bandits this season. He enters the event ranked sixth in the championship standings - only 22 points out of fifth - despite missing multiple races this season.

"We have been consistent with them," he said. "The goal is to compete for the win on Saturday. We have a couple this year and it'd be great as we wrap up our season to add one more."

SEASON STATS -

19 races, 2 wins, 8 top fives, 11 top 10s, 14 top 15s, 16 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Saturday at 82 Speedway in Petty, Texas, for the 2nd annual Paul Peters Memorial with the Sprint Car Bandits

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, Griffith Truck & Equipment, Challenger Drilling, Intra Services, Fastway Auto Rehab, Finishline Blasting & Coating, Blackfoot Electric, Dependable Diesel Truck Service, Houston Truck Parts, Griffith Sheet Metal and Day Motorsports for their continued support.

 

 

SawBlade.com Sponsored Bogucki Produces Many Strong Moments During Solid Season

Inside Line Promotions - HOUSTON, Texas (Nov. 3, 2020) - SawBlade.com sponsored sprint car driver Scott Bogucki enjoyed a successful season that was missing one just one ingredient - luck.

"I just had awful luck right from the start of the year," he said. "We spent all year trying to change it. We could only change it for short periods of time. I just couldn't get consistent luck. It was quite frustrating because we had really good speed."

The speed was on display whenever Bogucki didn't run into misfortune. He posted career-best outings during the 360 Knoxville Nationals and the Short Track Nationals. Bogucki capped the season with a runner-up result during the opening night of the Devil's Bowl Speedway Winter Nationals.

"The first night at Devil's Bowl we ran from 10th to second," he said. "If there was another yellow I think we had something for the leader. We just had to start too deep in the race. That happened a lot this year. If we could have started a couple of rows further up it would have made a difference."

Bogucki made the most of his shining moments by capturing a career-best third-place result in the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour championship standings. His five top fives was tied for fourth most and 11 top 10s ranked third most.

"At one point we were like seventh and miles out of third in the standings," he said. "We kept digging and got back up there. We also ended up running 10th in points at Knoxville Raceway with the few times we ran there."

Perhaps the biggest moment of Bogucki's season came on July 4 when he captured his first career victory at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa.

"It's extremely disappointing that I didn't get SawBlade.com, Dissolvalloy and my sponsors a National win, but we did win at Knoxville," he said. "Ever since I left home I've wanted to win there. Knoxville is a beast of its own. There's nothing you can take from other tracks. You have to do your own thing and drive it its own way. It's taken me a long time to where I can compete for wins there."

Bogucki also found success in 410ci winged sprint car competition, posting a third-place run during his first-ever Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions race.

"I still am more comfortable in a 410 car," he said. "The extra power and lighter motor, I feel good, like I'm back home."

Bogucki plans on returning to Australia this winter to continue racing.

SEASON STATS -

33 races, 1 win, 9 top fives, 19 top 10s, 22 top 15s, 26 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.SawBlade.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SawBladecom

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

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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. Additionally, SawBlade.com is the official saw blade of the American Sprint Car Series and the title sponsor of every ASCS National Tour main event as well as the Victory Lane sponsor.

"Everyone at SawBlade.com has been very supportive," Bogucki said. "They have stuck with me for three years as we've continued to build our race team and develop into a consistent contender. I appreciate their loyalty and support."

Bogucki would also like to thank Dissolvalloy, Ostrich Race Engines, KW Motorsports, Smith Titanium, Rod End Supply, Weld Wheels, JJS Mechanical Inc., HRP Wings, Momentum Suspension, KW Transport, Pac Torsion Bars, Maxim Chassis, Weld Wheels, JJS Mechanical Inc., Momentum Suspension, Howard Law and Findley and Sons for their support.

 

 

Sides Closing World of Outlaws Campaign With Last Call in North Carolina

Inside Line Promotions - BARTLETT, Tenn. (Nov. 3, 2020) - Jason Sides will tie a bow on the 2020 season this weekend in North Carolina.

The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series invades The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord on Friday and Saturday for the World of Outlaws Last Call.

"I'm excited about getting the year over with," he said. "2020 has been a bad year. Everyone is in the same boat. I think this weekend will be different without having all three classes there at the same time like it is during the World Finals. I think the track will be hard and dry since the late models will be there Wednesday and Thursday. I see it being a little drier than normal."

This will be the only time Sides has raced at the dirt oval this year. He powered from 15th to eighth during a race there last year, which was his most recent of 16 top 10s at the track since 2007. He also has five top fives during that span, including career-best runner-up results in 2009 and in 2013.

"I think mainly it's about starting position," he said. "A few times we've started toward the back and had some good runs when there's a line around the bottom and it gets way up on the top, but most times it's all about how you qualify."

Sides enters this weekend ranked 11th in the World of Outlaws championship standings - only 86 points out of the top 10. However, Sides Motorsports is 10th in the owner standings.

"Any time you end the year on a good note it has a little momentum going into next year," he said. "For us and most teams the 2020 season has been tough all year around. Everyone is ready to get it over with and start fresh for next year."

SIDES MOTORSPORTS SEASON STATS -

74 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 8 top 10s, 31 top 15s, 51 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C., for the World of Outlaws Last Call with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.SidesMotorsports.com

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

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Wetherington Tractor Service, Inc.

Wetherington Tractor Service is a state certified contractor specializing in site development, utilities, demolition and trucking. For more information, visit http://www.WTSinc.us .

"Wetherington Tractor Service, Inc., has been with me for about 15 years," Sides said. "If I need something I can count on Kimball and his team. Regardless of what happens they've stuck by me and that gives me a lot of confidence."

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

 

 

Nolen Racing Is Evaluating Its Options for 2021;

Interested Drivers Should Contact Greg Nolen

WHITELAND, Ind., Nov. 3 — Nolen Racing, one of the premier teams of the USAC Silver Crown series, is evaluating its options for the 2021 USAC Silver Crown series after its lead driver, Kody Swanson, informed team owner Greg Nolen of his decision to focus on asphalt Silver Crown and sprint car races and opportunities in other forms of racing next year with another team.

Swanson won the series’ driver championship driving for Nolen Racing in 2019, and finished second this year. The Whiteland, Ind.-based team has finished in the top five in the USAC Silver Crown series for the last six years.

Drivers who would like to join the team next year should contact Nolen. His email address is gregn@manarinc.com.

The USAC Silver Crown series is contested on both asphalt and dirt tracks. Nolen Racing has fielded cars in the USAC Silver Crown division for nearly 40 years under the direction of team founder Gene Nolen, who passed away on April 8. Greg Nolen, his son, continues to operate the team in homage to his father.

Nolen Racing won half of the USAC Silver Crown events in 2019 and Swanson earned the series’ driver championship, his fifth such title. He is the winningest driver in series history.

Swanson drove the famous yellow Nolen Racing No. 20 to second place in the driver championship this season in a year that was abbreviated due to the COVID-19 pandemic and rain. Only five of the original 12 events were held in the series’ 50th anniversary season, which saw an unprecedented 10 drivers eligible to win the championship going into the final race of the year. Swanson had one victory, recording his fifth consecutive win in the Joe James-Pat O’Connor Memorial at Salem (Ind.) Speedway in August, which is a record for that event. It was his 30th USAC Silver Crown victory, also a record.

With Swanson behind the wheel, the Nolen Racing team also earned the pole position and led every lap of the 40-lap sprint car feature in the 70th annual “Night Before the 500” show at Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Ind., in August. That track was also the site of the team and Swanson’s victory in the sprint car portion of the Indy Summer Nationals in June.

Two of Swanson’s three victories in the prestigious Pay Less Little 500 asphalt sprint car race at Anderson (Ind.) Speedway have come driving for Nolen Racing. In 2019 the team dominated that race so much it led an unprecedented 499 of the 500 laps with Swanson and Shane Hollingsworth driving in a two-car effort.

Both drove Nolen Racing mounts in that race this year too. Hollingsworth finished second, his best finish ever in that race. Swanson won the pole, posted the fastest lap of the race, and was running second to Hollingsworth when he was forced to retire with engine difficulties.

“Shane is planning to run the Little 500 with us next year too,” Nolen said. “We are planning to run two cars there next year also; we just don’t know who will be driving one of them.

“We know that Kody wants to concentrate on the asphalt Silver Crown races next year, and Doran Racing will provide a pathway for Kody to get to the next level in his racing career. The entire Nolen Racing team wishes him the best,” Nolen said. “I can’t thank him enough for winning the Little 500 and a Silver Crown championship for my dad. We’re happy for Kody; Doran Racing is a great team. Kevin [Doran] is getting an awesome driver and a great person; his whole family is great. We will always consider the Swansons as part of the Nolen Racing family.”

"My family and I have really enjoyed the time we’ve raced with Gene, and his son Greg, who led the team this year in his honor,” said Swanson. “I'm thankful for everyone who has been part of the Nolen Racing team these past few years; they are all great people and graciously welcomed us into their racing family. I’m grateful for the time we’ve all spent together, for the friendships we've made, and for all of their effort."

Nolen Racing is sponsored in part by KECO Coatings, Goodridge and K&N Filters. Kevin Noblitt and Rick Laughlin are the crew chiefs.

For more information see NolenRacing.com and follow it on Facebook and Twitter.

 

 

Brian Brown Heading to World of Outlaws Last Call This Weekend

Inside Line Promotions - GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. (Nov. 3, 2020) - Brian Brown has one final weekend on the racing schedule to cap a hectic 2020 season.

"It's been a little bit of a different year," he said. "When all this stuff started with the pandemic I was hopeful we'd get 25 races in and we're in the mid-60s. The tracks and the associations did a great job to make sure we have places to race, a lot of them with full crowds."

UP NEXT - Friday and Saturday at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C., for the World of Outlaws Last Call with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

"We're looking forward to getting back to Charlotte," Brown said. "It will be different with this year not being the World Finals. It's still a huge event that can catapult you into your winter. You have a couple of good runs down there and you forget what happened in June and July. The guys have done a great job in the shop of dotting every 'i' and crossing every 't.'

"Charlotte races like a different type of track, like a half mile at times and it can race as a small 3/8 mile at times. It gets good and slick. There's usually a top, a bottom and a middle. They do a great job of making a great track. If your car is good enough you can pass.

"I think we've had a top five all but one or two years we've went down there. I feel we have a good opportunity. It's a little different because you're not qualifying on the first night. This year if you're off a little the first night you can make adjustments and it won't hurt you for the second night."

SEASON STATS -

62 races, 5 wins, 14 top fives, 26 top 10s, 35 top 15s, 45 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.BrianBrownRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrianBrown21

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

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The FVP brand started with competitively priced OEM quality batteries, filters, and radiators for cars, trucks and specialty vehicles. FVP now proudly offers a full line of batteries for all of your automotive, RV, boating, commercial and lawn & garden needs. FVP also offers a wide array of condensers, hub assemblies, motor oil, oil filters, cabin air filters, fuel filters, transmission filters, antifreeze, DEF, and chemicals.

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Kenny's Components

Kenny's Components builds high-quality carbon fiber products for all aspects of racing. For more information, visit http://www.KennysComponents.com .

"Kenny's Components has been a long-time partner of ours," Brown said. "They make any kind of carbon fiber that we use, including the nose caps that go on our top wing and nose wing. They save those from rocks and dings and dents. We're proud to represent Kenny's Components."

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

 

 

New track to bring sprint car racing back to Bloomsburg Fairgrounds after 40 years

https://www.pressenterpriseonline.com/daily/103120/page/1/story/racing-set-to-return

By Julye Wemple - Press Enterprise Staff Writer

By the time the biggest sprint car event hits Pennsylvania next year, the Bloomsburg Fair hopes to have a home for one of its premier national races.

After a nearly 40-year absence, the fair is bringing back midget and sprint car racing, with work on a new 3/8-mile dirt track set to begin next week, officials say.

If all goes well, the track will be ready for PA Speedweek, a nine-day event that’s drawn some of the biggest names in racing, including NASCAR stars Kyle Larson and Christopher Bell.

“We have an incredible opportunity with the team from the Bloomsburg Fair to pay homage to the great sport of dirt oval racing, but to modernize it for the next 50 years to come,” said BJ Birtwell, whose Birtwell’s Armory Agency is overseeing the project.

The agency is getting help from the United States Auto Club and its vice president, seven-time national sprint car champion Levi Jones.

To accommodate the track, which will have its start and finish line centered in front of the fairgrounds’ grandstand, the fair probably will have to remove its main grandstand stage, fair Grandstand Director Brian Wawroski said.

That doesn’t mean the fair won’t bring in the same caliber of performers during fair week, though. Those shows will continue, most likely with a rented stage brought in for the week.

The fair also hopes to hold a sprint or midget car race during fair week.

“If you say you’re going to have a midget race here on a Saturday during the fair, you’ll have so many people, you won’t know what to do with them,” Mausteller said.

 

 

POWRi West Heading to Creek County Speedway This Friday and Saturday

Belleville, IL. (11/02/2020) After persistent rain fall last week causing the Fall Fling to be canceled. POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League is ready and headed to finish off the 2020 race season at Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, OK. Drivers are scheduled to compete Friday, November 6th and Saturday, November 7th.

Teams and drivers will go head-to-head to compete for the last few positions in the POWRi West Season Points Championship. Andrew Felker already took the title into his own hands and wrapped up the championship. A battle is still to be had with Tristin Thomas and Trey Gropp gunning for the Rookie of the Year title.

Information for Creek County Speedway:

Pit Gates Open: All Day Driers Registration: 4:30 – 6:00 PM Drivers Meeting: 6:30 PM Hot laps: 7:00 PM Racing: 7:30 PM

General Admission: $10 Kids 11-14: $6 Children 10 and under: FREE

Pit Passes: $30 for Adults $15 if under 10 years of age.

Classes scheduled to compete Friday, October 30th and Saturday; October 31st include the ASCS Sooner Region alongside the POWRi West Midget League for the Fall Fling.

Details about Creek County Speedway, in Sapulpa Oklahoma, such as Ticket Information, Points Standings, and Driver Profiles can be found online at http://www.creekcountyspeedway.co/

Follow along for more information such as race recaps, updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, or on Twitter & Instagram at @POWRi_Racing or on Facebook at POWRi. POWRi League rules, contingencies, forms, and payouts can be found under the info tab at the top of the POWRi website.

 

 

Blake Carrick Nets Another Marysville Raceway Top-5 at Spooktacular

PETERSEN MEDIA: Putting the finishing touches on a very strong 2020 season at Marysville Raceway, Blake Carrick would record another Top-5 finish at the northern California facility by way of a fourth-place finish during Saturday night’s Spooktacular event.

“We had a good night, and I had another good car, but I just made too many mistakes in the ‘A’,” Blake Carrick said. “This week we will be in Stockton, CA and hopefully we can put together another good run though it has been a while since we have been there.”

Taking part in Marysville Raceway’s 2020 season finale, Carrick had a very strong start to the night that saw him time in third fastest in time trials amongst the 33 cars checked in for battle.

Running second in his heat race from his second row starting position, Carrick would pull the eight in the redraw and line the CVC/Cemex/Interstate Oil machine up in the fourth row.

In a race that was mired by stoppages, Carrick would work his way through the fray and into the Top-5. Battling with the likes of Shane Hopkins, and Nick Larsen, Carrick would get up into the third position.

With a couple of chances to improve his track position, Carrick would make a couple of mistakes in traffic that would see him lose a spot, as he fell back to fourth where he would go on to finish.

“Good result, but it should have been better,” Carrick said. “Couple things to clean up on my end, but excited to try again this weekend in Stockton, CA.”

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

ON TAP: Blake Carrick will be back in action on Saturday night in Stockton, CA.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-38, Wins-3, Top 5’s-17, Top 10’s-25

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

 

 

Justyn Cox 8th at Tom Tarlton Classic with C&M Motorsports

PETERSEN MEDIA- Making a rare 410ci start over the weekend, Justyn Cox would shake a little rust off as he picked up an eighth-place finish at the Tom Tarlton Classic in Hanford, CA with C&M Motorsports.

“Friday night was a lot of fun and it felt great to log some laps in a 410ci again,” Justyn Cox said. “Thanks to Josh Bates for letting us use an engine, and a big thanks to Cody and Mandi for continuing to put a very strong car on the track for me.”

Getting off to a solid start after shaking off some early rust, Cox would time the Moorefield Construction/Berco Redwood/Berry Lumber backed No. 7c entry in 10th fastest in time trials amongst the 30 cars checked in for the lucrative event.

With the track holding moisture in heat race action, passing in heat races would prove to be tough as Cox ripped around the Keller Auto Speedway to finish fifth and transfer directly into the feature event.

Though the track was starting to widen out for the 410ci feature, it was still sticky early and made for some extremely fast laps during the early goings. Taking the green flag from the 10th starting position, Cox was able to make some ground early as he would work his way up into the sixth position.

While running sixth and battling hard with some of the best in California as well as some of the toughest drivers around the country, Cox would admittedly make a couple of late mistakes that would cost him a couple of spots on track as he would still finish inside the Top-10 as he crossed the stripe in eighth.

“We got a little ‘free’ late in the race, and I made a couple of costly mistakes that saw us slip back to eighth,” Cox added. “It was a ton of fun to shake some of the rust off and get reacclimated to the 410. Again, a big thanks to Josh Bates, as well as to Cody and Mandi for all making Friday night possible.”

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

ON TAP: C&M Motorsports and Justyn Cox are slated to return to action on Saturday night at the Stockton Dirt Track in Stockton, CA.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-13, Wins-2, Top 5’s-5, Top 10’s-7

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

 

 

Tanner Carrick Battles Back From Heat Race Flip To Finish 10th in Spooktacular Feature

PETERSEN MEDIA: Saturday night was a tough one for Tanner Carrick and his Carrick Motorsports team. After contact in his heat race sent him upside-down, the team would thrash to make repairs for the “B”, before Carrick ultimately finished 10th in the feature event.

“Saturday night was a rough one for us,” Tanner Carrick said. “Unfortunately contact sent us upside down in our heat race and really set us back the rest of the night. The guys did a great job of making repairs, but we still had some issues that we will need to address this week before Stockton.”

Making one final start at Marysville Raceway in 2020, Carrick got the night kicked off by timing the CVC/Cemex/Interstate Oil No. 83T machine in 14th fastest in time trials.

Lining up on the front row of his heat race, contact in the opening corner sent the Lincoln, CA driver upside down and forced him into the ‘B’ Main.

With the Carrick Motorsports thrashing to make repairs, Carrick would make the call for the semi where a second-place finish transferred him directly into the feature event.

Still making repairs to Carrick’s machine prior to the feature event, he would take the green flag from the 14th starting position.

When the race came to life, Carrick would slowly work his way forward gut noted that he fought his car during much of the feature event. Noting that they were having trouble getting their entry to turn left, Carrick did all he could from the cockpit.

Able to pick up a few positions during the course of the night, the Lincoln, CA driver closed his night out with a 10th place finish.

“Something just wasn’t right after our heat race flip, so this week we will tear it down, go through it, and get our car ready for Stockton Dirt Track on Saturday,” Carrick said.

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

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts: 31, Wins: 3, Top 5’s: 15, Top 10’s: 23

ON TAP: Carrick will travel to Stockton, CA on Saturday night.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay up to speed with Tanner Carrick by following him on Twitter @Carrick_Tanner or @CarrickMotorsp1, and by clicking over to www.tannercarrick.com.

 

 

The LAST SPRINT CAR RACE of the SEASON is *THIS SATURDAY 5PM* and it's a BIG ONE! 73° & DRY! 2nd Annual $30,000 Paul Peters Memorial featuring $3,000 possible to win Sprint Car Bandits at 82 Speedway – SAT. NOV. 7, 5PM!

Petty, TX (11/2/20) by DarinShort.com. Long-time North Texas dirt track racecar owner Paul “Patsy” Peters passed away on July 9th, 2019. He was the father of 82 Speedway’s track owner, Tracy Peters. In honor of his life that was ingrained in the dirt track racing community of this region, Tracy is putting on a massive event on November 7th at 82 Speedway at 5pm, the 2nd Annual $30,000 Paul Peters Memorial – featuring a potential $3,000 to win and $300 to start 360 C.I. Sprint Car Bandits® (SCB) series season finale; plus $1,500 to win Modified, $1,000 to win each Limited Modified and Factory Stock, and $750 to win Eco Mod divisions. All Sprint Car Bandits series rules are in effect and can be found at www.SprintCarBandits.com . All 2020 82 Speedway rules will remain in effect for this race for all other divisions. Click www.82Speedway.com then the ‘rules’ tab for your specific division. The beautiful jumbo-sized ¼ mile dirt oval of 82 Speedway is located about 15 minutes west of Paris, directly on Hwy 82 in Petty Texas. It shouldn't be needed with the great forecast we have right now, but an inclement weather date is set for the following Saturday, November 14th, if need be (with all components and times identical).

Fans can expect a full field of many of the region's best dirt track racers to be on hand on this very special night. Paul was known to have a big personality and an even bigger presence, so it is only fitting to have an event of this magnitude in his honor. Paul was heavily involved throughout the years with several drivers in several divisions, and this huge event will help to celebrate the memory of his life in racing.

*NOTE EARLY START TIMES* The pit area on Saturday November 7th will open by 1pm, with the spectator grandstands opening by 3:30pm. Sprint Pit Meeting/Cutoff 4:15pm, Track divisions Pit Meeting/Cutoff 4:30pm. Hot Laps 5:00; then we will go right into the racing program. Adult GA $20, Kids 6-11 $5, Seniors $15. Pit Passes $35 (Pits Ages 5 & Under $15). Outside food/drink coolers (around the size of a 12-pack) are allowed in for $5 but cannot contain glass, and beer is OK if the person is at least 21 years of age. Coolers should not take up grandstand seating if the crowd size dictates. Transponders & RaceCeivers required in all divisions (nightly track rental of transponders available for $15 plus ID). No mufflers are required by 82 Speedway.

Please respect the track’s ‘every other row closed’ safe distancing policy – as required by State order. You will see an ‘X’ on every other row in the stands, please use those rows for getting to/from your seat throughout the event. The grandstands are HUGE at 82 Speedway, and there will be plenty of seating for all in attendance.

If you’ve yet to visit 82 Speedway, it is much closer to DFW than a lot of people think and is NOT the old Paris Speedway southeast of Paris. As a point of reference, including a quick fuel stop, you can get from the intersection of Bass Pro Shops/I-30/Bush in Garland to 82 Speedway in 80 minutes.

TRACK DIRECTIONS: Track is located about 1 mile east of Petty Texas right on Hwy 82, which is about 20 minutes east of Bonham and 15 minutes west of Paris. 16369 US Hwy 82 Petty, TX 75470. Go to www.82speedway.com or www.Facebook.com/82Speedway for track details.

82 Speedway features a 60’ racing surface that is .26 miles on the pole (1/4 mile) in distance, and the groove is right at 1/3 mile. There are no walls around the entire track – with lots of runoff space wherever you’re racing, which leads to less tore up equipment. Over-sized grandstands that each have unobstructed viewing from whatever spot you choose to view from. Huge spectator and pit parking areas will greet everyone on their arrival. Track owners, Shelley and Tracy Peters who are some of the nicest people you’ll ever come across, and they have been reinvesting in the permanent structure of the facility since they purchased it last year. Bottom line, if you haven’t been there, here’s your chance on Saturday, November 7th at 5pm!

Tommy & Sherry Bryant of Cabinets By Tommy LLC in Granbury Texas has stepped up to provide the 360C.I. Sprint Car Bandits drivers with the Cabinets by Tommy LLC $700 Dash For Cash, with $200 earmarked for 2nd place and $100 for finishing in third! But there’s more! If the polesitter accepts the Tommy’s Challenge they will forgo their pole dash start by starting at the tail instead, and if they come through the Dash field to win, they will not only win $700 – but they will collect the Tommy’s Challenge money, which is $300 – that’ll make the Dash pay $1,000 to win! And if no one wins the $300 Tommy’s Challenge money, that will be paid out in the form of a Hard Charger award for the same amount in the A-feature!

Here’s how the Cabinets by Tommy LLC $700 Dash For Cash will work at 82 Speedway on Saturday, November 7th:

- All SCB teams will draw in and qualify in their heat races as normal, with normal series passing points.

- At the conclusion of the heat races, the top 2 finishers from each heat race will advance to the Cabinets by Tommy LLC $700 Dash For Cash.

- The Dash will be lined up by draw, and the winner will take home an additional $700 from Cabinets by Tommy LLC! Note that if the polesitter doesn’t take the Tommy’s Challenge, it will be offered to the outside polesitter.

More about the sponsor, Cabinets by Tommy LLC. Tommy and Sherry Bryant are the company owners, which is based out of Granbury Texas (southwest of Ft. Worth). Many of you know their daughter through sprint car racing, which is Britney Bryant that drove the beautiful number 99b car at select Sprint Car Bandits events in the past – and is now piloted by John Ricketts with a 360C.I. engine under the hood.

Cabinets by Tommy LLC is an extremely popular service-providing company for many homeowners throughout the Metroplex area, and they can be reached at TommysCabinets@outlook.com or by phoning 817-991-0659. The Sprint Car Bandits series would like to thank them for their support.

Here’s the November 7th purse structure for the SCB “Paul Peters Memorial 25” presented by www.FixYourGenerator.com feature: $2,000 – 1,000 – 600 – 500 – 400 – 390 – 380 – 370 – 360 – 350 – 340 – 330 – 320 – 310 – 300…to start. All non-qualifiers or non-starters will each receive $100. There is no entry fee, no series membership fee and a $20 nightly draw fee. Drivers should go to www.SprintCarBandits.com prior to arrival for complete rules and procedures information…which will all be in effect. Drivers that have not registered with the Series for the track need to print and bring their completed drivers forms with them when they sign in on race day (forms are on the rules page at www.SprintCarBandits.com and there is no fee for registration). The SCB will run 2nd or 3rd in the running order all night long.

The Modified feature payback is as follows: $1,500 – 800 – 500 – 400 – 300 – 200 – 175 – 150 – 125…to 20th! No entry fee. $20 Draw in fee. $30 to any NQ or non-starter that has registered with 82 Speedway for the 2020 racing season. Click www.82Speedway.com for division rules, details and much more. We are running the same division rules as we have the entire season. No track registration fee or sanctioning license required. Transponders & RaceCeivers required in all divisions (track rental is available).

The Limited Modifieds and Factory Stocks are each racing for the exact same purse. Here’s the feature race payback for each: $1,000 – 600 – 350 – 250 – 200 – 160 – 120 – 100…to 20th! No entry fee. $20 Draw in fee. $30 to any NQ or non-starter that has registered with 82 Speedway for the 2020 racing season. Click www.82Speedway.com for division rules, details and much more. We are running the same division rules as we have the entire season. No track registration fee or sanctioning license required. Transponders & RaceCeivers required in all divisions (track rental is available). If a driver chooses to compete in more than one division on the same night, the driver must purchase an additional pit pass per division entered.

Eco Mod feature payback: $750 – 450 – 300 – 200 – 160 – 140 – 120 – 100…to 20th! No entry fee. $20 Draw in fee. $30 to any NQ or non-starter that has registered with 82 Speedway for the 2020 racing season. Click www.82Speedway.com for division rules, details and much more. No track registration fee or sanctioning license required. We are running the same division rules as we have the entire season. Transponders & RaceCeivers required in all divisions (track rental is available). If a driver chooses to compete in more than one division on the same night, the driver must purchase an additional pit pass per division entered.

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

Please make plans to join us for the $30,000 Paul Peters Memorial at 82 Speedway in Petty Texas *THIS SATURDAY* November 7th at 5pm for a huge night of racing – all in remembrance of the track owner’s father, Paul Peters.

Click www.82Speedway.com or www.Facebook.com/82Speedway for more track details, schedules and news.

Here are the www.FixYourGenerator.com Sprint Car Bandits series points after 10/10/20:

2 Michael Day 915
74e Claud Estes III 879
45b Casey Burkham 784
7 Jerrad Warhurst 707
82c Christian Kinnison 693
17 Channin Tankersley 671
20 Chad Wilson 653
23 Junior Jenkins 638
99b John Ricketts 581
12w Dale Wester 554
41j Joshua Harner 507
13m Chance McCrary 483
83 Jett Hays 458
6m Blake Mallory 423
71 Colby Estes 385
82 Austin Saunders 375
41 Casey Merrell 361
4 Austin Mundie 359
74 DJ Estes 353
41b Lucas Boxwell 326
72 Daniel Estes 285
47 Chipper Wood 281
16 Koty Adams 280
4b Austin Burkham 265
01j Jeb Sessums 264
64 Mark Zoeller 261
15t Marcus Thomas 260
42p Preston Perlmutter 243
76 Zane Lawrence 236
27 Kodey Keimig 206
b52 Brayden Voigt 196
5 Richard Reynolds 192
33 Michael Merrell 192
41m Steve McMackin 184
16 Blake Baccus 178
72X Chris Tarrant 178
55 Brad Queen 161
86 Jordan Rupe 155
5 Kyle McCutcheon 142
74b Jake Bubak 135
44 Jason Howell 135
j2 John Carney II 130
35 Jeff Emerson 125
17w Harli White 119
15 Randolph Jase 116
80 Josh Hawkins 116
88 Terry Easum 113
39h Dustyn Welch 113
9$ Kyle Clark 110
67 Rodney Henderson 110
9 Chase Randall 108
35k Dylan McCann 108
5 Chip Graham 108
45 David Luckie 106
69h Larry Howery 106
4x Caleb Padgett 102
114 Todd Lovett 102
10 Ronnie Henderson 100
v8 Robert Vetter 96
48 Cody Stacy 96
45x Collin Horner 96
32 Corby Scherb 90
25 Mason Smith 90
12X Brandon Howle 90
55b Brandon Anderson 65
1s Brandon Long 65
187 Landon Crawley 65
1x Tim Crawley 65
5$ Danny Smith 65
32k Chris Kelly 65
33k JT Kelly 65
04 Kyle Jones 65
1 Mark Huddleston 65
4X Heath Nestrick 65
11 Katelynn Dixon 65
5X Tyson Hall 65
f41 Landon Thompson 65
1s Sterling Hoff 65
18s Austin Smith 65

 

 

Swanson to Drive for Doran Racing

In Asphalt Races in 2021

LEBANON, Ohio, Nov. 2 — Doran Racing is pleased to announce it has signed Kody Swanson, the winningest driver in USAC Silver Crown history, as its driver for the asphalt USAC Silver Crown races in 2021, as well as for selected asphalt sprint car events including the Pay Less Little 500 at Anderson (Ind.) Speedway.

Swanson, a native of Kingsburg, Calif. now living in Zionsville, Ind., is a five-time USAC Silver Crown champion and a three-time winner of the Little 500, the world’s richest asphalt sprint car race.

He has virtually rewritten the USAC Silver Crown history book, and has 30 victories in USAC’s premier division. He won the series’ driver championship in 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019, and finished second this year in an abbreviated season due to the pandemic and rain.

The association is not new, as Swanson has run selected sprint car and sports car events for the Lebanon, Ohio-based Doran Racing team in the past. In fact, Swanson and Brad Jaeger will co-drive the Doran Racing 2008 Ford GT in the Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) Classic Daytona presented by IMSA Nov. 4-8 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. The pair won their class in the same car at that event last year, and finished third in GT.

“We plan to run 10-14 races in 2021 with Kody between the pavement USAC Silver Crown schedule and selected asphalt sprint car races,” said Kevin Doran, head of Doran Racing.

“We’ll compete in the Silver Crown and sprint car races at Lucas Oil Raceway [Brownsburg, Ind.], and of course the Little 500 at Anderson Speedway,” he said. “We’ll likely do a couple of the other sprint car races at Anderson next year too,” he said. “We’ll look closely at all the big-event pavement sprint car races to add in as the 2021 schedule firms up.

“We may run the sprint car race at Showtime Speedway [Pinellas Park, Fla.] in February,” he added. Swanson drove a Doran Racing sprint car to victory in the Dave Steele World Non-Wing Sprint Car Championship 125 there this past February.

The team is sponsored in part by Glenn Farms of Woodland, Ga.

Doran Racing has prepared and fielded race cars in a wide variety of series for many years, from Indy cars to NASCAR trucks, and it is extremely well-known in sports car racing. Kevin Doran has won the Rolex 24 at Daytona as a crewmember, a chief mechanic, a crew chief, a team owner and even as a car manufacturer.

Under Kevin Doran’s direction the Doran Racing-prepared MOMO Ferrari was the first team in U.S. history to win the 24 Hours at Daytona, the 12 Hours of Sebring, and the Watkins Glen Six-Hour race in the same year. Doran-Lista Racing won the Rolex 24 in 2002, propelling its lead driver, Didier Theys, to the driver championship. And a Doran-designed and built Doran JE4 Daytona Prototype won the Rolex championship and took Forest Barber and Terry Borcheller to the 24 Hours of Daytona win in 2004.

"I'm very excited to join the Doran Racing team, and appreciate the opportunities we've had to race together already,” Swanson said. “They have had success in several racing series and bring a unique perspective to short-track racing. They have a great team and a professional approach, and I believe they will help me continue to improve as a driver as we venture into additional types of racing. I'm looking forward to racing together in the Silver Crown and sprint car divisions, continuing with their sports car program, and anything else that next year has in store for us."

For more information on Doran Racing see DoranRacing.com.

 

 

Reutzel Closes Out 2020 Season with Tarlton Classic after Posting Pair of WoO Top Tens

Lonnie Wheatley, CLUTE, Texas (October 30, 2020) – Aaron Reutzel will close out the Sprint Car racing portion of 2020 with Friday night’s $21,000-to-win Tom Tarlton Classic at Hanford California’s Keller Auto Speedway at Kings Fairgrounds.

Recently crowned the All Star Circuit of Champions titlist for a third year in a row, Reutzel makes his lone trip to California of this year to join forces with the Roth Motorsports team for the lucrative event.

“I was there once with the World of Outlaws and it’s your typical cowboy-up, California kind of track,” Reutzel says. “I like those kind of places so it should be fun, hopefully we can finish the year with one more win.”

Reutzel goes into the event after posting back-to-back top-ten finishes in World of Outlaws competition aboard the familiar Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports No. 87 Sprint Car over the past pair of weekends.

After qualifying issues put the team behind the eight ball from the start at Kansas City’s Lakeside Speedway on Friday, October 16, Reutzel and the Folkens Brothers Trucking/Dissolvalloy Downhole Revolution Triple-X Sprint Car team bounced back with a sixth-place showing at Lake Ozark Speedway the following night and then captured a tenth-place finish at Kokomo Speedway last Saturday night.

After the qualifying mishap at Lakeside, Reutzel raced his way into the feature by advancing from sixth to fifth in his heat race to earn the 20th starting position and finished the night out 21st.

Reutzel then timed in seventh at Lake Ozark Speedway on October 17 and won his heat to earn a position for the Dash in which he finished sixth aboard the Precision Catalyst/Hollywood Blasting & Coating/Beard Equipment entry.

From there, he battled amongst the lead pack throughout before finishing out the night in sixth.

Reutzel timed in third among his group last Saturday at Kokomo Speedway and earned another Dash position with a runner-up finish in his heat race aboard the Nattress Construction/Momentum Racing Suspension/Fischer Body Shop machine.

After a third-place finish in the Dash, Reutzel raced with the leaders and held down fourth until spinning to avoid several lapped cars that had tangled in turn one just prior to the midway point.

Reutzel restarted at the tail and rallied back through the field to salvage a tenth-place finish.

“We had a great car all night. But before that caution happened, I had hit the fence and broke a right rear radius rod bolt so we were already starting to go backwards,” Reutzel says. “But before that, I felt like we could run with Donny (Schatz) and Sheldon (Haudenschild), it would have just come down to how traffic played out.”

With the season complete for Reutzel and the BRM No. 87 Sprint Car, the Clute, TX, racer looks to finish out with one more big win at Friday’s Tom Tarlton Classic.

2020 Quick Stats: 82 races, 15 wins, 38 top-fives, 54 top-tens.

Next Up: Friday night’s Tom Tarlton Classic at Hanford, California’s Keller Auto Speedway at Kings Speedway.

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.

 

 

Dan Kapuscinski Joins Flack Racing Full-Time to Chase Oswego Speedway Checkered Flag

Flack Racing - OSWEGO, NY (October 30, 2020) – Flack Racing announced on Friday that Dan Kapuscinski will take the wheel of its No. 23 Small Block Super full-time at Oswego Speedway in 2021.

Following track testing in 2020, it was determined that Kapuscinski will handle driving duties of the Hedger Chassis machine at Oswego, while Stephen Flack will drive at any scheduled out of town SBS shows.

“We’re all happy to have Dan in the seat at Oswego next season,” said Flack. “I plan to continue driving when I can in order to gain more experience for Oswego down the road. There is an excitement to watching your car be able to compete from starting 9th or 10th on the grid, and I know Dan can make that happen with our car. Now, we just need to keep our fingers crossed that the new season runs off as scheduled. We can’t wait.”

Kapuscinski, who won two heat races and scored four podium finishes in only nine SBS starts at Oswego in 2018, has 12 career top five finishes at Oswego, but is still eyeing his first career victory.

With plans for the Flack No. 23 to visit the Hedger Fabrication shop this winter for further updates, the pieces are falling into place for a competitive 2021.

“We’re all committed to getting this car to victory lane next season,” said Kapuscinski. “I’ve been close more times than I care to think about and it hasn’t happened. Steve, his family and team are behind me 100%, no question, and myself, my family and my partners are with them all the way too. Together we look forward to getting it done and being a weekly contender in what I believe will be a very competitive SBS class at Oswego in 2021.”

In his first circuits behind the wheel of the Flack No. 23, Kapuscinski logged the fifth fastest time of SBS testing at Oswego in 2020, despite limited laps during a June track rental.

“I had not driven a Hedger Chassis at Oswego since 2002, but the car was comfortable right away,” said Kapuscinski. “We tested on a very green race track with 100-lap tires and turned some respectable times. More importantly, the car reacted nicely to changes we made during the day.”

A host of partners are on-board the No. 23 to help make the coming season possible including Premier Landscaping, Oscar Roofing, Burger Construction, Burger Masonry, Farmers Insurance, Mohawk Northeast and Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux.

Oswego Speedway’s preliminary schedule shows 14 weekends of action, with an open practice set to start 2021 on Saturday, May 1.

The Speedway’s 70th season will open on Saturday, May 8, followed with a second event on Saturday, May 15.

The postponed 64th running of Budweiser International Classic Weekend will then take place on Memorial Day Weekend, with the Bud Light SBS Classic 75 scheduled for Saturday, May 29.

Nine more events are still to be announced before the 65th Budweiser International Classic Weekend take places on Labor Day Weekend from September 3-5.

For more information on Oswego Speedway visit online at www.oswegospeedway.com.

Flack Racing Partners: Billy Whittaker Cars & Trux, Burger Construction, Burger Masonry, Dan Kapuscinski Motorsports Promotions, Farmers Insurance, Mohawk Northeast, Oscar Roofing, Premier Landscaping

 

 

PA RaceSaver Hall of Fame ceremony recognizes founders, first members

Now in its third decade, the PA Sprint Series for IMCA/RaceSaver cars welcomes more than 100 drivers to its events each year for affordable, recreational competition. That accomplishment is now recognized by a plaque at the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing in Latimore Valley.

The creation of that recognition program was recognized last Saturday before the running of the Keystone RaceSaver Challenge, PASS’s signature event, and during that ceremony the inaugural class of the PA RaceSaver Hall of Fame was announced.

PASS was one of the first regional sanctioning groups to recognize the wisdom of the RaceSaver model, which was developed in Virginia by race driver and racing innovator French Grimes. Recognized as the organization’s founders for that effort were Todd Lynn, Gordy Lynn, Tom Worrick Sr. and Gerry Rinehart. In 1998 they converted an existing 4-cylinder sprint car group to RaceSavers and ran a series of exhibition races including cars using both the old and new rules.

The first “official” race took place on April 24, 1999, at Hesston Speedway, the original home track for the series, which later adopted a traveling approach that in 2020 included nine different tracks.

The first group of Hall of Fame drivers either were part of that first season or came on board quickly afterward. They are:

Mike Alleman of Port Royal, who ran in that first race and continues to race today. After the ceremony, he finished 3rd in the Founders Cup race during the Keystone RaceSaver Challenge program.

Ryan Lynn of Hollidaysburg, whose father and brother were among the founders and who joined the series and quickly began winning in 2000. He also remains a regular competitor and frequent threat to win.

Nathan Gramley of Lewistown, who joined just after Lynn and like Lynn has been a winner and consistent front-runner in the two decades since – he has a second-place finish this year and is a former Port Royal track champ.

Rod Peters of Saulsburg, winner of that first 1999 race and of three of the 1998 exhibition events. He was one of the regular front runners, along with 1999 Hesston champion Joe Davis, Judi Bates and Todd Lynn.

Tom Worrick Jr. of Boalsburg, PA , was another regular front-runner in the early years, carving out a reputation separately from his father, one of the series founders.

The 2020 inductees will take part in future deliberations about others chosen for the Hall of Fame.

The hallmarks of RaceSaver racing include a sealed engine program to reduce costs and a purse structure that doesn’t put all the money in the hands of a couple of teams finishing at the top. PASS pays the last-place finisher in a race at least one-half as much as the race winner receives, discouraging wild spending and enabling new teams to have a shot at being competitive from the beginning.

As a testament to the success of this approach, RaceSaver racing now takes place in about 20 states, and an estimated 750 cars take place in the various regional series. This year’s Keystone RaceSaver Challenge drew 55 entries from seven states.

That success is all the more reason to recognize the efforts of those who made PASS and helped make RaceSaver what they are today, and with Saturday’s ceremony and the EMMR plaque, that has now begun to take place.

PASS would like to thank Kassidy Kreitz for developing the Hall of Fame logo that we will be using going forward.

 

 

POWRi Midget iNationals presented by LSRTV Set for December 11-12

Belleville, IL. (10/29/2020) Back by popular demand and with added incentives, Performance Open Wheel Racing Incorporated and Live Sim Racing TV have partnered together for the Inaugural POWRi Midget iNationals, set for the two-day cyber-race date of December 11-12 and featuring the side-by-side midget racing-action of the virtual tight corners of Fairbury Speedway.

To be held in the digital realm of Fairbury American Legion Speedway a purse of $6000 will be on the line for competitors with the winner gaining a $1000 payday. For only a $50 entry fee, the Top-20 feature finishers will be in the payout as the top-three non-transferring finishers will also earn their entry fee back. Beast Racing is offering a $50 quick-time award going to the driver with the fastest lap during qualifying. Other sponsorship opportunities are still available, for inquiries contact Live Stream Racing TV.

The quarter-mile computer-generated recreation racing format will follow similar POWRi iRacing from early 2020 events featuring a two-lap qualifier session, 6 lap heat races, an "alphabet soup" of semi-features, and ultimately leading up to the POWRi Midget iNationals feature event. Pre-entries are available beginning Friday, October 30th with an entry limit of 120 competitors, spots will be reserved for POWRi Members in a limited timeframe.

During registration, opening Friday, October 30th, competitors are encouraged to message the POWRi Midget iNationals Facebook page with any pertinent information including potential head-shot photographs of the driver and any car graphics to be featured during the broadcast December 11-12.

Fans of POWRi can catch all the simulated racing excitement live on POWRi TV Facebook or also available on Live Sim Racing TV. For a breakdown of the full purse winnings and other information please visit the POWRi Midget iNationals official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/POWRiMidgetiNationals

Live Sim Racing TV is the original sim-racing broadcast network home and features some of the best iRacing leagues weekly, LSRTV has been the industry-leading virtual racing broadcasting team since 2012. For more information or to join an iRacing event today visit www.livesimracing.com or find them on all major social media platforms @LSRTV.

Follow along with POWRi for more information such as race recaps, live updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, on Twitter @POWRi_Racing, or Facebook at POWRi.

 

 

Brunson takes Founders Cup race

A quick move put him in position, and when leader Branstin Shue dropped out of the race during an early caution, Will Brunson took advantage of his opportunity and won the Founders Cup feature for Keystone RaceSaver Challenge non-qualifiers Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway.

Brunson, from Middleburg, had to hold off a determined challenge from former Keystone winner Jeff Geiges following a lap 10 restart in the 15-lap race. Geiges actually moved into the lead briefly, but Brunson returned the favor and passed Geiges for good, holding on for the win in the Pheasant Funeral Home/SelinsgroveApartments.com/Hackenberg’s Plumbing & Heating #5B, a car he was running for only the second time after buying it from retiring race veteran Phil Walter.

Brunson also regularly runs – and wins – in the Roadrunner stock class at Selinsgrove Speedway. He began his RaceSaver sprint career midway through 2019.

The winner started sixth in the 27-car Founders Cub field but moved up to second during then opening lap. Shue blasted to a big lead, but during a lap three caution for Drew Boyer and Fred Arnold’s tangle in turn two, the leader went to the pits, and Brunson took over.

While Brunson and Geiges slugged it out for the win, positions were swapped wholesale throughout the pack. Veteran Mike Alleman, just inducted into the PA RaceSaver Hall of Fame, came from ninth starting spot to finish third, ahead of Colton Hoover and Dustin Young.

Tyler Cochran finished sixth, with Erin Statler coming from 15th to seventh and Penns Valley Meat Market Hard Charger Kristina Pratt coming all the way from 22nd to eighth. Jimmy White advanced from 18th to ninth, with Reed Thompson 10th.

With his win, Brunson earned a guaranteed starting position in the 2021 Keystone RaceSaver Challenge.

Results from Founders Cup at Port Royal Speedway, October 24

FOUNDERS CUP – 1. 5B-Will Brunson; 2. 77J-Jeff Geiges; 3. 46-Mike Alleman; 4. 107-Colton Hoover; 5. 25-Dustin Young; 6. 19-Tyler Cochran; 7. 2-Erin Statler; 8. 83K-Kristina Pratt; 9. 53W-Jimmy White; 10. R6-Reed Thompson; 11. 23M-Tom Wise; 12. J9-Jareld Harris; 13. 34C-D.J. Cassler; 14. 1H-Rowdy Heffner; 15. 44V-Daren Bolac; 16. 25K-Matt Kline; 17. 16-Jim Morris; 18. 92B-Donny Wise; 19. 56Y-Drew Young; 20. 27J-Luke Schostkewitz; 21. 72-Dave Guss; 22. 21-Drew Boyer; 23. 34-Austin Reed (DNF); 24. 78C-Dakota Schweikart. (DNF); 25. 03-Branstin Shue (DNF); 26. 88-Fred Arnold (DNF); 27. 2H-Cody Hauck. DNS – 10-Jake Waters.

 

 

BRODY ROA RACES IN FRONT OF BABY DAUGHTER FOR THE FIRST TIME AT CENTRAL ARIZONA SPEEDWAY

(Cypress, CA, October 29, 2020) When it comes to wanting to win races, Brody Roa is like every other sprint car driver. He wants to take the first-place trophy every time out. However, like all other drivers, he wants to win some races more than others. This Friday and Saturday, October 30th, and 31st, when the CAS Sprint Cars hit the Central Arizona Speedway for the “Howl-O-Ween Bash,” Roa will want to win more than ever before as it will be the first time his baby daughter has been to one of his races.

Addison Leanne Roa was born six weeks ago and since then, Roa and his wife Tailor have been over the moon. Friday and Saturday, she will be introduced to racing at a track where her daddy won the main event early last month.

“It is cool, and it puts a little extra pressure on,” the new dad gushed when asked what it is going to be like racing in front of his firstborn. “We are going to take a lot of pictures. Tailor bought this little mobile printer that you can send pictures from your phone and print them right there. So, she is going to have plenty of pictures to look at from her first time at the races when she gets older. And she is going to the river for the first time, too. We are leaving early and will spend Thursday at the river. Tailor’s dad and brother have been out there all week, so we are going to spend time with them before we head over to the races on Friday.”

The last time Roa raced at Central Arizona Speedway was his first weekend driving for Jayson May in the Fastenal, Coopers Propane, Total Lubricants, Marina Pools, TJM Oilfield Distribution, Certex, Biker Bruce #8M. The 29-year-old Garden Grove, California racer did not disappoint as he won his first night in the car and went from his 15th place starting spot to sixth on the second night on a rubber down track. Needless to say, he is looking forward to getting back in that car this weekend.

“Jayson is a super cool guy to drive for,” Roa enthused. “The last time it had some brakes on it I did not like, so he changed the brakes to what I have on my own car. I had some suggestions on some things I would change on the shocks. So, he sent them out and got them done. The steering box felt a little funny last time, so he sent that out, too. I have only raced for him one weekend prior to this and I am really excited to drive his stuff again. It is really nice stuff.”

Roa’s record at Central Arizona Speedway since the start of 2019 has been extremely impressive. In addition to his win and sixth-place finish there in September, he appeared at the track three times last year on his way to the USAC Southwest Series championship. In those three outings, he had a second, a third, and a fourth-place finish.

For fans who would like to attend the “Howl-O-Ween Bash,” gates will open at 5:00 PM each night with racing at 7:00. The Central Arizona Raceway is located at 512 S Eleven Mile Corner Road, Casa Grande, AZ (85194). The track phone number is (520) 709-0718 and the track’s website is at the following link http://centralarizonaspeedway.com/

To keep up with May Motorsports, please check out and “like” its brand-new Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/MayMotorsports8M

In addition to the sponsors on the #8M, Roa and the team would like to thank the following for being on board with them on their own #91R. HD Industries, Burris Racing, Competition Suspension, Sander Engineering, Biker Bruce Fisher, K-1 Race Gear, Molecule, Rod End Supply and Baldwin Filters. If you or your company would like to jump on board the 2021 season, please give the talented racer a call at (714) 932-7994 or E-mail brodyroa91@gmail.com.

To view Roa’s online portfolio and learn more about the team, please click on the following link https://www.teamwithbrody.com/. Fans can also follow the 2020 action on his Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/br91r/.

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Arizona Speedway's Serving Hot Wings In January

 QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (October 27, 2020) — Advanced reserved seats for the inaugural Wild Wing Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway are now available for online purchase. The 410 c.i. Winged Sprint Car and IMCA Modified extravaganza is set to come to life on January 22-24, 2021 at the Phoenix area oval.  “When we announced this new event we had such a massive response from fans wanting reserved seats that we decided to make their requests a reality. As a result, we are now offering the option for fans to purchase both advanced reserved seating and general admission tickets on our website,” event co-promoter, Chris Kearns noted. “We were already extremely excited about this new event, but the immediate feedback from fans and racers alike has further bolstered our enthusiasm.” Reserved tickets for all three days are $95 and available now. To order your tickets, please visit www.wildwingshootout.com/buy-tickets/.

Winged Sprint Car aces Rico Abreu, Cory Eliason, Dominic Scelzi, Aaron Reutzel, D.J. Netto and Giovanni Scelzi are among the list of drivers who have already voiced an intent to compete in the three-race swing. The brand-new event will find 410 c.i. Winged Sprint Cars competing for a $7,000 top prize in the Friday, January 22 opener, while the programs on Saturday and Sunday, January 23 – 24 will each boast a $10,000 winner’s check.

An Open Practice Session is slated for Thursday, January 21. As the prospective Sprint Car field continues to grow, so does the likely list of IMCA Modified entries. California standouts Ethan Dotson and Cody Laney have already tossed their names into the hat. Each of the three programs spanning January 22 – 24 posts a $1,000 winner’s check for the IMCA Modified division. Full event details can be found at www.WildWingShootout.com.

Additionally, please make sure to follow us on social media at: Facebook: @WildWingShootout Twitter: @WingShootout Instagram: @WingShootout

 

 

Champion Brands Offers Free Oil Sampling Kits for Gas and Diesel Engines

(Clinton, MO / 10.30.20) Champion Brands, a global leader in lubricants, additives, chemicals and engine oils, announced this week that Champions WDs and MWDs are eligible for two free Oil Analysis Kits with every 10 cases of gasoline or diesel engine oil purchased during the month of November.

“Your race car, muscle car, tractor, classic car, passenger car, generator, diesel pick-up, or diesel big rig can all benefit from oil analysis to know when to change the oil or to prevent catastrophic failure down the road,” said Karl Dedolph, Director of Racing and Performance at Champions Brands, LLC.

“Oil analysis measures engine wear without having to disassemble the engine. Utilizing atomic emission spectroscopy, oil analysis reveals the amount of wear occurring within an engine and reports it in parts per million for each element,” added Dedolph. “For example, increasing levels of tin and lead indicate bearing wear and analysis can also reveal depleted additives, as well as contaminants such as water, coolant, fuel dilution and airborne dirt or sand.”

Race teams and fleet managers use oil analysis for a short- and long-term analysis of the engine. When should the engine be rebuilt? Can our motor run another race? Can the engine go another 10,000 miles over-the-road without an oil change?

Things you can learn from Oil Analysis:

https://theblueflameblogger.blogspot.com/2020/10/things-you-can-learn-from-oil-analysis.html

Used Oil Sampling for Analysis:

https://theblueflameblogger.blogspot.com/2020/10/used-oil-sampling-for-analysis.html

Additional Technical Information:

https://www.championbrands.com/technical-bulletins/

The Champion promotion is limited to Champion’s Racing, Modern Muscle, Classic & Muscle, SynGold & SynClean Motor Oils, and Champion’s Blue Flame, All Fleet-T Diesel, Premium Heavy-Duty, and Ultra-Fleet Diesel Engine Oils. Every 10 cases of quarts, gallons or pails purchased, is eligible for two premium Oil Analysis Kits - Part # BABX10 ($30 value each). The American Laboratory Service (ALS) Tribology Kits includes a pre-paid mailer, the laboratory processing of the used oil and internet access for personalized results.

For more than 40 years, ALS tribology laboratory services have been providing oil analysis to clients around the world, helping them make better and more informed decisions. At the heart of their services is testing, but they also do much more than that, providing state of the art technical solutions, tailored to the modern needs of race teams, consumers, businesses, governments and fleets. https://www.alsglobal.com/en-us/services-and-products/oil-fuel-and-coolant-analysis/oil-analysis-and-testing

Become a Champion Warehouse Distributor (WD) or Master Warehouse Distributor (MWD) https://www.championbrands.com/contacts/

About the company: Champion Oil (a.k.a. Champion Brands, LLC) is a globally recognized industry leader in specialty lubricants. Champion also produces and blends over 300 products including fuel, oil, engine additives, and lubricants for the racing, automotive, heavy truck, agricultural, industrial, and specialty markets. For more information about Champion contact your nearest Champion Distributor or call Champion at 660-890-6231. Champion Brands, LLC; 1001 Golden Drive, Clinton, MO, 64735 or go to http://www.championbrands.com

 

 

Ian Madsen and Sam McGhee Motorsports Team Up for All Star Circuit of Champions Campaign in 2021

PETERSEN MEDIA: Finishing off his 2020 season by racing with the likes of Forbrook Racing, Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports, and McGhee Motorsports, Ian Madsen has a fulltime home in 2021 as he has reached an agreement to become to fulltime pilot of the Sam McGhee Motorsports (SMM)No. 11 machine running the full All Star Circuit of Champions (ASCoC) schedule.

“I am extremely grateful I was able to finish the 2002 season off with the likes of Sprint Car legend Guy Forbrook, and a first-class organization in Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports. They are both opportunities that I will be forever grateful for, “Ian Madsen said. “I am elated to have a plan in place for the 2021. The last two weekends I have had a lot of fun working with Sam McGhee and Kevin Osmolski. I see a lot of potential for big things next season and want to finish out 2020 strong in Charlotte and get to work for 2021.”

The primary focus for Madsen and SMM will be the Ollies Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions pres. By Mobil1 schedule but will fill in with various World of Outlaws events as their schedule allows.

“Running a couple years on the World of Outlaws tour, I am looking forward to the challenge of running on the ASCoC trail,” Madsen said. “Tony Stewart and his team have done a great job of expanding the series over the last few years, and their schedule is full of some really big races that I am excited to be a part of.”

For now, Madsen and company will look to build off of an eighth-place finish at Kokomo Speedway this past Saturday night as they will take part in next week’s ‘Last Call’ in Charlotte, NC to wrap up the 2020 season.

“2020 was an emotional season on so many levels,” Madsen noted. “Heading into the 2021 offseason with a first-class team is a huge weight off my shoulders. Mike, Kathy, and Sam McGhee are as passionate about the sport as I am. I am very thankful for this great opportunity and look forward to showing them that they have made the right decision in 2021.”

STAY CONNECTED: Keep up with Ian Madsen by following him on Twitter, @IanMadsen.

ON TAP: Ian and SMM are slated for the ‘Last Call’ November 6th and 7th.,


 

Hill Pleased With Improvement During Reduced Racing Season

Inside Line Promotions - SIX NATIONS, Ontario, Canada (Oct. 28, 2020) - An abbreviated season due to COVID-19 restrictions failed to hinder Alex Hill's improvement on the track in 2020.

Although she only participated in about half as many races as normal, Hill was pleased with her racing season that primarily consisted of competing with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour.

"I was really happy with how our season went," the 20-year-old said. "I felt like we came a long way from one year ago, even though we only raced about half as much as usual. I felt I improved a lot as a driver. While my crew chief, Daryl, and I have always worked well together, it seemed like we really clicked this year. I was happy with our results."

Hill recalled several weekends during the season as major highlights.

"Merced Speedway, 360 Nationals and Dirt Track Nationals were all races where we did really well," she noted.

After a disappointing opening weekend with ASCS in Arizona in February, Hill rallied the following weekend to kick off March with a confidence-boosting top-10 finish among a stout field of more than 50 drivers in her first-ever appearance at Merced Speedway in Merced, Calif.

Hill enjoyed her best-ever 360 Knoxville Nationals in August when she posted a top-five qualifying time during her preliminary night prior to scoring an exciting win in the B Main to transfer her into the A Main. She also experienced her best Short Track Nationals run in October when she qualified for the A Main both nights and advanced each time she was on the track while competing with more than 75 drivers.

The year wasn't without trouble as Hill and her team had to overcome some challenges due to COVID-19 restrictions because of their Canadian residencies.

"I was gone from home for three months during the racing season because of COVID," she said. "That was the longest time in my life that I've been away from home. I could cross the border, but if I returned to Canada I had to quarantine for two weeks and that didn't work with racing.

"The quarantine kept my dad away from racing. He's usually at all my races, but this year he only went to the 360 Nationals. My mom wasn't able to come to any races. We also had some difficulty getting Daryl back across the border."

A disappointment for Hill was falling just short of finishing in the top 10 in the championship standings with the ASCS National Tour. However, her 11 th-place result tied a career-best mark.

"It was disappointing to finish 11th in points when our goal was to be in the top 10," she said. "We were in 10th going into the final weekend when a number of things just went against us and it cost us."

With her college classes in Los Angeles moving to online instruction, Hill will return home to Canada for the offseason.

"I plan to finish my senior year online and then graduate in the spring," she said. "I'm looking forward to what I hope will be a full year of racing in 2021."

SEASON STATS -

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

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 helmets. We're really happy with their work."

Hill would also like to thank Townline Variety, BearPaw Convenience, Tony Stewart Racing, Ackland Insurance, Cool Chassis, Creative Edge Signs and Graphics, XYZ Machining, Fischer Racing Engines, Strodes BBQ and Deli, Allstar Performance, PPM Racing Products, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Total Rentals, Original Traders Energy, PAC Racing Springs, Wilwood, DMI, MicroBlue, Vortex Racing Products, Saldana Racing Products, Kinsler Fuel Injection, KSE Racing Products and Brown and Miller Racing Solutions for their continued support.

 

Forecasted Rain Causes Creek County Speedway Fall Fling to Reschedule

Belleville, IL. (10/28/2020) Due to persistent rainfall for the past week and continues throughout the weekend, the POWRI Lucas Oil West Midget Leagues final race weekend has been postponed and rescheduled for November 6th, 7th, 8th at Creek County Speedway. The POWRi Lucas Oil West Midgets will only be in attendance Friday and Saturday November 6th and 7th.

Friday, November 6 will have the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Sooner Region presented by Smiley's Racing Products on track along with the POWRi West Midgets. Saturday, November 7 will feature the Lucas Oil National Open Wheel 600 Series presented by the Hi-Plains Building Division and POWRi West Midgets. Sunday, November 8 will only feature Lucas Oil National Open Wheel 600 Series presented by the Hi-Plains Building Division on track.

Details about Creek County Speedway, in Sapulpa Oklahoma, such as Ticket Information, Points Standings, and Driver Profiles can be found online at http://www.creekcountyspeedway.co/

Subscribe today at POWRi.TV to catch all the ON-DEMAND action.

Follow along for more information such as race recaps, updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, or on Twitter & Instagram at @POWRi_Racing or on Facebook at POWRi. POWRi League rules, contingencies, forms, and payouts can be found under the info tab at the top of the POWRi website.

 

 

POWRi West to Finish off 2020 with Fall Fling Views: 129 0 POWRi West to Finish off 2020 with Fall Fling

Belleville, IL. (10/27/2020) POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League looks to end the 2020 race season with a two day show at Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, OK. This Friday and Saturday, October 30 & 31 all POWRi West drivers and teams will be in action.

Drivers will go head to head to compete for their position in POWRi West Season Points Championship. Andrew Felker has the title under his arms and wrapped up as he prepares to go back to back Championships, but the field behind him will battling it out for points. The battle for Rookie of the Year could heat up with Tristen Thomas(4670) leading Trey Gropp(4440) by 230 points heading into a weekend of double points.

Information for Creek County Speedway:

Pit Gates Open: All Day Driers Registration: 4:30 – 6:00 PM Drivers Meeting: 6:30 PM Hot laps: 7:00 PM Racing: 7:30 PM

General Admission: $10 Kids 11-14: $6 Children 10 and under: FREE

Pit Passes: $30 for Adults $15 if under 10 years of age.

Classes scheduled to compete Friday, October 30th and Saturday; October 31st include the ASCS Sooner Region alongside the POWRi West Midget League for the Fall Fling.

Details about Creek County Speedway, in Sapulpa Oklahoma, such as Ticket Information, Points Standings, and Driver Profiles can be found online at http://www.creekcountyspeedway.co/

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Follow along for more information such as race recaps, updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, or on Twitter & Instagram at @POWRi_Racing or on Facebook at POWRi. POWRi League rules, contingencies, forms, and payouts can be found under the info tab at the top of the POWRi website.

 

 

PERRIS AUTO SPEEDWAY PROMOTER DON KAZARIAN TALKS OF 2020 COVID DISAPPOINTMENT AND THE FUTURE

(Perris, CA, October 27, 2020) Since the Covid crisis started wreaking havoc with racing schedules around the country eight months ago, a lot has been said about drivers and fans. But, what about promoters? Don Kazarian, who with his family-built Perris Auto Speedway in 1996 and who has remained the promoter to this day, sat down with Scott Daloisio for an interview last week. The interview covers how the track has been affected by Covid, what has it done to make things safer for everyone, and what does the future look like moving forward. The interview also covers a new sprint car class the track is starting, extra purse money for the PASSCAR and IMCA drivers and the future of the USAC/CRA Series.

Daloisio: Let’s cut to the chase. How disappointing and frustrating has it been losing all but one event of the 2020 season at Perris Auto Speedway?

Kazarian: Well, considering it was our 25th anniversary season and we had a lot of neat things planned, it is horribly disappointing. It is not devastating. I mean, we are going to survive. It has been a long road since March 7th at our last event (the only event The PAS got in during 2020).

Daloisio: You said you had a lot of things planned for the 25th season. We only got one event in. So, will 2021 be the 25th anniversary season?

Kazarian: Yes! Even though it will be our 26th season there, it will be our 25th anniversary season. We can’t consider this as a season at all. We had some fan appreciation nights ready to go. We had purses that were going to be extremely large in all of our PASSCAR/IMCA divisions. We are going to roll all of that over to 2021.

Daloisio: Go back to the very first time you heard of Covid. Did you think it could affect the track?

Kazarian: I first heard about it, about mid-February that they had this issue in China. At that point, I did not think it would affect us. The more I read about it on the Internet, read about it anywhere else, or heard about the news reports on tv, I started to become concerned that it could affect us. I told you in the press box at our first event on March 7th that I thought we were going to get shut down the next week. You thought I was crazy. Now here it is in the third week of October and we are experiencing a third peak. I originally thought we would be closed two or three weeks or maybe a month at the most. But I never envisioned we would be closed the entire year.

Daloisio: Thinking we were only going to be down for a month at most, you went ahead and made some modifications around the facility to protect fans’ health. What are some of them?

Kazarian: We purchased all automatic flush valves for all of the restrooms. We have not installed them all yet. We purchased touchless faucets for all of the sinks in the facility. I have to be honest with you, we have not installed all of them yet. So, they are tucked away, but all will be installed when we can race again. We paid probably 300% over retail because you could not get them when Covid first hit. We designed social distancing for the entire facility which was going to require us to paint X’s all over the grandstands, concession areas, and restrooms. Even with the early postponements, I was convinced we were hopefully going to be okay to race right after the fourth of July. I had a schedule prepared that was to begin July 12th and ran until the middle of December to get all of the races in. That came and went. We have been open since May 2nd for private practices. Initially, we had quite a few private practices, but as the year has gone by, they have gone down in numbers.

Daloisio: We are still open for practice and will be all winter, correct?

Kazarian: Oh yeah, we are still open for practice. There have only been two or three weekends when we have not had at least one round. When we first started having practices again, it was not uncommon to have five rentals over Saturday and Sunday. Like I said, they have slowed down quite a bit, but I think they will pick back up when we get to the beginning of next year.

Daloisio: How often do you hear from fans asking what is going on?

Kazarian: We have not spent a lot of time in the office as there is really not a whole lot to do. The facility is being maintained. Charlie (marketing manager Charlie Watson) probably gets more phone calls than anyone else from the fans. They are wondering how we are doing and are we going to get through this mess. It is clear we are going to get through this mess. We did get help from the first stimulus act. That was the “Cares Act.” So, we have been able to keep the facility up and running and keep our bills to a minimum. There is still a huge, fixed cost to the facility just sitting there on a monthly basis. As of right now, we are able to cover those costs.

Daloisio: Does insurance help cover any of that?

Kazarian: No. I actually called our insurance company before we got shut down. I think it was the Monday after our first event and I said, “Hey, if we get shut down, do I have coverage?” And, she goes, “no, you did not buy pandemic insurance.” I also asked if there was pandemic insurance and she said, “yeah, there used to be, but not anymore.” We buy terrorism insurance every year, but I had never heard of pandemic insurance. That market was actually shut down on, I think, March 6th. So, no, we do not have insurance coverage for this.

Daloisio: Two weeks from now the 25th Oval Nationals should be taking place. That is like your pride and joy as you have developed it into the best non-wing sprint car race in the nation. How much does it hurt you personally to have that taken away this year?

Kazarian: It is a huge personal loss. That was a tough pill to swallow. USAC called me a couple of times to ask me what I thought way back in May. I told them it was to early to make a decision. We talked in July, and it finally got to August and September and there was no clear-cut chance to host the event. It had gotten to the point where teams and fans were having to make hotel reservations and more. When we finally made that decision, it really hit home. You have seen it. You and I text each other when we have events coming up and it is like, yeah, take them down. Again, starting back in March, I would have never thought we would be in this position.

Daloisio: Traditionally over the last decade or so, The PAS season opener has been the first Saturday in March. That is just a little over four months away. How confident are you that the 2021 season will begin in early March as usual?

Kazarian: I did talk to USAC last week and they asked me if I had my 2021 schedule done. My first comment was, “when do you think we can start?” We went back and forth. After talking about all of the issues we finally said we have to post a schedule that represents that we are back to normal. We don’t know when that is going to happen. So, we will be posting our 2021 schedule in the next couple weeks that is going to be very similar to our schedules in the past. People (drivers, fans, officials, sponsors) need to plan and know. I sincerely hope that in February or March we are not in the position that we are currently sitting in now. But I think a lot of things are going to have to happen for us to be open with some capacity of fans. Like I have told you all along, I cannot come up with a business model to make the facility operate without fans in the stands. Guys have tried to do it and some guys did well with a few pay per views once some of the tracks had reopened. It kills me to see the tracks in Indiana. Those promoters are getting record crowds. And we are out here under a whole different set of rules. It is very difficult to swallow.

Daloisio: When you are allowed to open the gates again, do you anticipate the crowds to come in, in large numbers?

Kazarian: I certainly hope so. It is a wildcard. It depends on where we are in the pandemic. Will there be a vaccine? If the level of infected people is cut way down and the deaths are down to about zero. People are going to have to make a choice. I think our fans will support the facility. I do not know how many fans have been impacted by this virus. My oldest brother spent eight days in the hospital in Oklahoma. His cancer doctor told him when this virus hit that if he caught it, he had probably a 90% chance of dying based on the damage to his lungs from the cancer. Thank God he made it through. He is home still recovering. There are just so many variables. We are going to be designated by Riverside County health. Hopefully, they are going to maybe jump out of the state guidelines. I think the governor just released some guidelines today or yesterday (this interview was conducted on October 21st). I have not seen the color we need to get too that allows stadiums to reopen with the fans. I heard some reports on the news this morning, but I have kind of had a busy day today and have not had enough time to research that out. To answer your previous question, I would say we have a 50-50 shot at opening in March.

Daloisio: Little change of direction here for the next few questions. You already mentioned this earlier, but just to clarify. You had an anonymous person come in last offseason who put a lot of money up for the PASSCAR and IMCA purses for 2020. Obviously, we never got one race in. Is that money rolling over into 2021?

Kazarian: Yes, absolutely. That is still going to happen!

Daloisio: On to sprint cars for a moment. You are introducing a new class in 2021. What is it and when can people see the rules?

Kazarian: With the help of Cory Kruseman, it has been almost a year and a half of development. It is a crate engine that is carbureted and runs on methanol. We were working with one engine manufacturer and the third time we were testing the car we had an engine failure. So, Cory and I put our heads together. We have not finalized all of the details yet, but Cory will end up being the dealership that will supply all of the engines. You look at the success of the GM602 Sprint Car Crate Motor that has been running now for three years. It has mainly been running on the east coast and a little bit in the Midwest. It has a tremendous record on it. They have not had any engine failures. They have three ways you can purchase the engine. You can buy the short block and bolt everything else on. Or you can take the medium level and basically put your own carburetor on it and a couple of other items. Or you buy it straight complete from the carburetor down to the headers. But, about the most you are going to spend is $8,600.00. This engine will probably last you two to three years before you have to do some minor maintenance. It is going to appeal to younger kids to get into it (sprint car racing). We will have an age limit of 14-years-old to get into this class. Jimmy Naylor is going to run the class at Ventura as well. Originally, we were in talks to have Barona run the class and we were going to have three tracks and one overall points champion at the end of the year. Those talks (with Barona) have broken down a little bit, but they will heat up again within the next couple of weeks. I would expect to have rules out hopefully by the end of this month (October).

Daloisio: To end a rumor that has been floating around, this class is not going to replace 410 Sprint Car racing, correct?

Kazarian: Absolutely not. No! This is a series that will be designed to hopefully get driver development and younger kids involved. And, hopefully to develop new car owners. And hopefully some of those owners will step up to the USAC/CRA level. It does not take a genius to see what is going on with CRA. We have not had a lot of new car owners in the last five years. And, we have lost car owners. My plan is to basically develop new car owners to keep the series thriving and hopefully get back to the levels where we saw 40 or 45 CRA cars a night.

Daloisio: And, just to expand on the last question. A press release came out a few weeks ago regarding officials changing positions in the USAC West Coast Sprint Cars and USAC Western Midgets. There was no mention of USAC/CRA in the release and people started jumping to conclusions and questioned the future of that series. Will USAC/CRA still be the main sprint car sanctioning body at The PAS?

Kazarian: Yes. I talked to Chris (Kearns) the day after that release came out. He was actually the one that requested my schedule as he has done the scheduling (USAC on the west coast) the last five or seven years. He asks for my dates first and then goes to all of the other promoters to fill in the other dates. He has done a great job to minimize nights that we have midgets running somewhere and CRA or the 360s (USAC West Coast Series) running somewhere else. Chris is still involved. He is actually moving out of the Arizona area down the road. Bottom line, CRA is not going anywhere, period!

Promoter Don Kazarian and his entire staff urge everyone to do all they can to stay safe and healthy. They look forward to seeing all the fans back at the track as soon as it is possible.

Fans can stay up to date on track and driver news on The PAS social media efforts at the links below.

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

Twitter: Perris Auto Speedway on Twitter.

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

Website: http://perrisautospeedway.com/

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

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

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

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

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

 

 

KMS Reveal Sponsors and Calendar

In what has been an off season like no other, the Krikke Motorsport team is excited about contesting the 2020-21 season with their new driver Dayne Kingshott and have revealed their sponsors and season calendar.

Once again, Transport Equipment Hire and Pumpa Manufacturing have come onboard as the primary sponsors of the WA # 2 Maxim car for the season ahead.

“I can’t say how much we appreciate having Transport Equipment Hire and Pumpa Manufacturing commit to our team for yet another season, especially during these uncertain times,” Krikke Motorsport team manager Ryan Krikke said.

“Apart from Transport Equipment Hire and Pumpa Manufacturing, we have various other sponsors that continue to support our team and they certainly play a pivotal part in helping us in our chase for success.”

With the current state and international border closures due to the coronavirus outbreak for the majority of this year, the Krikke Motorsport team has recently been forced to make not only a driver change, with local Dayne Kingshott replacing current driver Kerry Madsen, but a massive calendar change.

“For over the past two decades, the Krikke Motorsport team has been out on the road travelling around the country, so this season is certainly going to be a different one,” commented Krikke.

“Our revised season schedule is going to see us run with Dayne in our home state, and as different as it’s going to be, I’m very thankful that we are going to be able to hit the track and do some racing.”

The debut of the Krikke Motorsport team with Kingshott is going to be this Saturday night (October 31) at the Perth Motorplex for the opening SEG Series round.

Full KMS 2020-21 Season Calendar

October 31
Perth Motorplex
SEG Series (Season Opener)

November 11
Perth Motorplex
SEG Series (King of Wings)

November 21
Perth Motorplex
SEG Series (Kwinana Cup)

December 5
Perth Motorplex
SEG Series (Western Australian Title)

December 26
Perth Motorplex
USA VS WA Speedweek

December 28
Perth Motorplex
USA VS WA Speedweek

January 1
Bunbury Speedway
USA VS WA Speedweek

January 2
Ellenbrook Speedway
USA VS WA Speedweek (TBC)

January 9
Perth Motorplex
USA VS WA Speedweek

February 5 and 6
Perth Motorplex
Australian Championship (TBC)

February 13
Bunbury Speedway
SEG Series (TBC)

February 20
Perth Motorplex
SEG Series

February 27
Bunbury Speedway
Krikke Boys Shootout

March 13
Perth Motorplex
SEG Series

March 27
Perth Motorplex
SEG Series (Grand Final)

The Krikke Motorsport team is proudly supported in the 2020-21 season by:
Transport Equipment Hire
Pumpa Manufacturing
Mobil 1
Maxwill Racing Engines
PWR Performance Products
Redline Media
Performance Racegear
HRP Specialties
P1 Advanced Racewear
Resolve Automotive Spraypainters
Bunbury Toyota
Blackbeard Designs
JP Signs

To keep up to date with the Krikke Motorsport team, visit their website at www.krikkemotorsport.com.auor follow them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter by searching Krikke Motorsport.

 

 

RacinBoys Broadcasting Network Hosting Live Video Stream of Creek County Speedway's Fall Fling This Weekend

Inside Line Promotions - KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Oct. 27, 2020) - The 2020 season concludes this weekend with a pair of live races for the RacinBoys Broadcasting Network.

Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla., welcomes the ASCS Sooner Region and the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League on Friday and Saturday during the Fall Fling. Many of the Midwest's top sprint car and midget racers will be on hand for the season finale of both series.

While the POWRi West championship has been sown up by Andrew Felker thanks to his one win, eight top fives and 14 top 10s, the ASCS Sooner Region title will come down to the wire. Sean McClelland holds a narrow two-point advantage over Jeremy Campbell with Avery Goodman only 118 points out of the top spot.

RacinBoys All Access members will be able to view both nights of the action from hot laps through the Victory Lane interviews.

A RacinBoys All Access subscription is only $29.99 per month. The subscription offers live Pay-Per-View video from nearly every Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour race and it also provides access to all On-Demand video content as well as all live audio broadcasts. A month is considered a 30-day period beginning the first day of the subscription.

The coverage is brought to you by Lucas Oil Products, which is the title sponsor for all RacinBoys live events and studio shows this year.

LUCAS OIL -

Founded in 1989, Lucas Oil is a manufacturer and distributor of automotive and racing oil, additives and lubricants. Lucas Oil has long been directly involved in the American racing industry through multiple vehicle sponsorships and racing event promotions at all levels. Seeing a need for better lubricants in this industry, the Lucas people went to work again. The end result being a line of high performance engine oils and gear oils that are second-to-none in the racing industry. Lucas racing products have proven themselves on NASCAR, NHRA, IHRA, PPL and USHRA tracks across the country. For more information, visit http://www.LucasOil.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 .

 

 

Burke Posts Two Top Fives in First Weekend With Formula Race Promotions Series

Inside Line Promotions - WAMPUM, Pa. (Oct. 27, 2020) - Trey Burke has a talent for jumping in a new car and adjusting quickly to his surroundings.

Burke was strictly a dirt racer entering the 2020 season. Then he decided to tackle asphalt with the Lucas Oil School of Racing and it didn't take long for Burke to show his prowess competing in a different arena.

When the Lucas Oil season ended in early October Burke went looking for another challenge. He found it two weekends ago running a F1600 car under the Formula Race Promotions banner.

Burke adjusted quickly and landed two top-five finishes in three events at Pittsburgh International Race Complex racing for Rice Race Prep. He was going for the lead in the final event when he had contact with another car and sustained suspension woes.

"I'm very pleased," the 15-year-old Burke said. "I think the whole team was pleased. Going into the weekend, some of the other teams had drivers who have been racing the whole year. My teammate, Simon Sikes, is in contention for the point championship and they told me, 'Hey, it would be nice if you could help Simon out and put some pressure on these other drivers.' I know it helped because he had some good results. I think that, combined with everything else - the learning, the racing - everybody was really pleased."

Before being fitted in the car and rolling out for practice, Burke had never driven a manual gear-box machine. It didn't take long for him to adjust as he qualified sixth in his first attempt around the circuit.

Burke continued to impress under race conditions, learning the ropes and coming away with a respectable fifth-place finish on Oct. 17. The following day he returned and placed fourth in the second event of the weekend.

In the finale later that day, Burke continued to improve and was ready to contend for a win. He started third on the grid and was battling for the lead when contact with another car dropped him to 13th and put him out of the event.

"It was different, for sure," he said. "I think the biggest issue was learning the manual gear box. I had never had to use one before and never raced with one.

"My teammate, Simon Sikes, really helped me out with a lot (with) the lines, looking at data and what to do. These cars race in a similar way to the Lucas cars in that it's hard to break the draft. Everybody is together and there is close, hard racing. I think I was able to use that experience and everything else I knew to really get going."

It's been a weird 2020 season with the pandemic altering schedules, but it hasn't stopped Burke from taking advantage of his opportunities.

Burke made the move to asphalt early on and excelled in his first stint with the Lucas Oil Racing School, finishing sixth in the final standings. When that was done, he moved over to the Formula Race Promotions Series and shined.

"I think the craziest thing about it is that coming into this year we thought we were just going to keep running sprint cars," he said. "We had no idea what asphalt racing was about. I just went to Joe (Dooling) and said, 'Hey, it would be nice if we could go to IndyCar and that's when it started to take off.

"At the beginning of the year with the Lucas School, I didn't look like an asphalt driver and didn't know what I was doing, but the last race at Sebring, we went 10th to third despite fighting massive power issues. So I think doing well there and jumping in these cars and being able to go with the flow, I'm pleased. I know 2020 has been kind of rough, but we've made good progress."

Next up for Burke will be races this Friday and Saturday at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta in Braselton, Ga.

QUICK RESULTS -

Oct. 17 - Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pa. - Qualifying: 6; Feature: 5 (6).

Oct. 18 - Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pa. - Feature: 4 (5).

Oct. 18 - Pittsburgh International Race Complex in Wampum, Pa. - Feature: 13 (3).

SEASON STATS -

29 races, 2 wins, 14 top fives, 22 top 10s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta in Braselton, Ga.

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://treyburke.myracepass.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/treyburkeracing

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Dooling Machine Products

Dooling Machine Products services the industrial market specializing in rotating equipment. The Freeport, TX, works with chemical plants, refineries, and industrial manufacturers.

"Joe Dooling is not only our dirt-car owner, he is our biggest sponsor," Burke said. "He is the reason this is all possible and we are super grateful to have him. He is understanding and knows you don't always run well. He knows we didn't have good luck and isn't hard on the me because of something that was out of my control. That's really good to have because it keeps me from getting down on myself."

 

 

West Jr. Capping Rookie Campaign This Weekend at Riverside International Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - ATOKA, Tenn. (Oct. 27, 2020) - Jeffrey West Jr. will wrap up his rookie season behind the wheel of a 360ci winged sprint car this weekend at Riverside International Speedway.

The oval in West Memphis, Ark., hosts the USCS Series on Friday and Saturday for the 12th annual USCS Flip Flop 50 and USCS Fall Nationals. It will mark the first time West Jr. has raced in back-to-back features on the same night in the 360 sprint car division.

"I'm really looking forward to that," he said. "It's something I haven't done before. I'm interested to see how it will play out. To reflect right away and apply that for the second feature and then to get more laps is a great opportunity for us."

West Jr. has raced at Riverside International Speedway five times this season. He's registered his career-best 360 sprint car result of seventh twice at the track.

"I started racing there so I'm a lot more comfortable with that track," he said. "I have a lot more laps there than anywhere else.

"A goal is to try to get a top five. We haven't gotten one all year. We've been good at Riverside and we've been close. We want to keep the car together and have a good run. A top five would be a great ending to the season."

SEASON STATS -

12 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 3 top 10s, 7 top 15s, 9 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark., for the 12th annual USCS Flip Flop 50 and USCS Fall Nationals with the USCS Series

MEDIA LINKS -

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Mainline Safety and Supply, Inc.

Mainline Safety and Supply, Inc., specializes in safety products and various supplies for multiple industries such as pipeline, construction and public safety. Mainline is a small-town business that focuses on building relationships in order to meet the unique needs of its customers. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/Mainline-Safety-Supply-Inc-102055734677600/ .

"They deliver all kinds of warehouse equipment to companies that need it," West Jr. said. "They'll do sanitizing stuff and protective equipment. They are a new company that started this year and we're grateful to have their support."

West Jr. would like to thank Haley Electric, Flashe Graphics, Rick's Powder Coating and Jeff and Kim West for their continued support.

 

 

SawBlade.com Sponsored Carney II Highlights Season With Five Victories

Inside Line Promotions - LUBBOCK, Texas (Oct. 27, 2020) - John Carney II reached Victory Lane five times throughout a hectic season.

The SawBlade.com Xiphos saw blade and South Plains Towing sponsored driver won races driving for Scott Brown at Route 66 Motor Speedway in Amarillo, Texas, on June 6, June 13 and July 18 and at West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas, on June 19. Carney II also picked up a triumph in his own car on Aug. 12 at Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan.

"The ASCS Speedweek win at Caney Valley was the most notable," he said. "It was a long week with a lot of cars. The format was by far the best format that ASCS has ever used. We went there for a national show earlier in the year and I didn't even make the A Main. To go back and be quickest in our group, win the heat, win the dash and win the feature was good."

Carney II ended up with a pick-and-choose schedule after the pandemic altered his 2020 racing plan. He competed in various 410ci, 360ci and 305ci winged sprint car events rather than chase points with a series.

"It was a strange year with the way the schedules worked," he said. "We had to constantly adapt to everything changing. It was good that all of our sponsors were good with changing and adjusting the schedule as needed."

Along with the five feature victories, Carney II also earned a career-best World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series result of eighth at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, and he posted top 10s during the Short Track Nationals, Devil's Bowl Speedway Winter Nationals and LOS 360 Nationals to highlight the season.

"I want to thank my sponsors for their support throughout the year," Carney II said. "We're already getting stuff ready for next year. We have a new car going together and we're making arrangements on a different trailer. I'm looking forward to being ready to run that 410 stuff in January."

SEASON STATS -

39 races, 5 wins, 9 top fives, 19 top 10s, 29 top 15s, 33 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: https://j2carney.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/J2Carney

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - South Plains Towing

South Plains Towing, which is located in Lubbock, Texas, specializes in private property impounds, light and medium towing, off road recovery, breakdown towing and car transport around the United States. For more information, visit http://www.SouthPlainsTowing.com .

"David Luckie of South Plains Towing was one of the people who helped me get my team started three years ago," Carney II said. "We share a lot of our resources and we always work together to come up with ideas on how to get the team better and faster. He's been instrumental with the race team."

Carney would also like to thank SawBlade.com, Danny Sander Construction, Mesilla Valley Transportation, Burkham Contracting, CSR Garage, Jackson Compaction, Speedway Motors Racing Engines, Momentum Racing Suspensions, Raider Graphix and Tejas Motors for their continued support.

 

Crouch Making Midget Debut at Creek County Speedway This Weekend

Inside Line Promotions - LUBBOCK, Texas (Oct. 27, 2020) - Creek County Speedway is the site of a marquee doubleheader this weekend for Brenham Crouch.

The bullring in Sapulpa, Okla., hosts the Fall Fling featuring the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League on Friday and Saturday. Crouch will pilot a Toyota Racing sponsored midget for Keith Kunz Motorsports.

"We've raced there plenty of times in the micro sprint, but not in the midget," he said. "You have to hit your marks and be on your 'A' game.

"I know how Creek County develops from my micro experience. I'm not sure how fast it will with the midgets and the sprint cars being there. I'm going to guess the track will slick up fast and early. You have to pick it up quick and be ready for it."

Crouch noted that he is aiming to post a top-five performance this weekend.

"There's going to be a lot of competition there," he said. "If I can put a full night together I think a top five is a realistic goal."

SEASON STATS -

52 races, 1 win, 7 top fives, 19 top 10s, 34 top 15s, 39 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla., with the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League

MEDIA LINKS -

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

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/brenhamcrouch1

INQUIRIES -

For inquiries regarding Brenham Crouch and his racing program please contact Chris Wheeler at chris@wheelermotorsportsconsulting.com .

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Simpson Race Products

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

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

Crouch would also like to thank Toyota Racing/TRD, Mobil 1, Curb Records, IWX, Hi-Plains Building Division, Hi-Plains Electric, Lubbock Wrecker Service, Wilson Wrecker Service, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Driven Performance, Driven Midwest, Lineman Motorsports, Mychron-Tom, CMS Promotions, Bell Helmets, CSI Shocks, Swindell Bleeders, Outlaw Wings, Smith Titanium and Joey Starnes Racing for their continued support.

 

 

 

Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout Tickets Now On Sale
New Miniseries Set for January 22-24 at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (October 27, 2020) — Advanced reserved seating and general admission tickets for the inaugural Wild Wing Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway are now available for online purchase. The 410 c.i. Winged Sprint Car and IMCA Modified extravaganza is set to come to life on January 22-24, 2021 at the Phoenix area oval.

“When we announced this new event we had such a massive response from fans wanting reserved seats that we decided to make their requests a reality. As a result, we are now offering the option for fans to purchase both advanced reserved seating and general admission tickets on our website,” event co-promoter, Chris Kearns noted. “We were already extremely excited about this new event, but the immediate feedback from fans and racers alike has further bolstered our enthusiasm.”

Reserved tickets for all three days are $95, while advanced general admission tickets are $80.

On Friday and Saturday, January 22 and 23 grandstand general admission is $25 each day for adults, $10 for children (ages 6-12) and free for kids (ages 5-and-under). Reserved grandstand seating each day is $30.

On Sunday, January 24 grandstand general admission is $30 for adults, $10 for children (ages 6-12) and free for kids (ages 5-and-under). Reserved grandstand seating for the finale is $35 on January 24.

To order your tickets, please visit www.wildwingshootout.com/buy-tickets/.

Winged Sprint Car aces Rico Abreu, Cory Eliason, Dominic Scelzi, Aaron Reutzel, D.J. Netto and Giovanni Scelzi are among the list of drivers who have already voiced an intent to compete in the three-race swing.

The brand-new event will find 410 c.i. Winged Sprint Cars competing for a $7,000 top prize in the Friday, January 22 opener, while the programs on Saturday and Sunday, January 23 – 24 will each boast a $10,000 winner’s check. An Open Practice Session is slated for Thursday, January 21.

As the prospective Sprint Car field continues to grow, so does the likely list of IMCA Modified entries. California standouts Ethan Dotson and Cody Laney have already tossed their names into the hat. Each of the three programs spanning January 22 – 24 posts a $1,000 winner’s check for the IMCA Modified division.

Full event details can be found at www.WildWingShootout.com.

Additionally, please make sure to follow us on social media at:
Facebook: @WildWingShootout
Twitter: @WingShootout
Instagram: @WingShootout

 

 

Big Game Motorsports Runs Into Misfortune at Kokomo Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - KOKOMO, Ind. (Oct. 27, 2020) - Luck wasn't on the side of Big Game Motorsports and driver Kerry Madsen last Saturday at Kokomo Speedway, which hosted the penultimate World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series event of the season.

The night began with Madsen qualifying 13th quickest in his group.

"Both laps when we touched the cushion off turn two we had a fuel surge issue," he said. "That messed our qualifying up, which put us in the hole there. I wasn't so worried. I figured we'd go forward in the heat race."

Madsen started seventh, but was caught up in a night-ending crash early in the heat race.

"It was a racing deal," he said. "A car spun out in front of us and we had nowhere to go. It did some extensive damage to the frame so we couldn't continue."

Big Game Motorsports will take this weekend off before wrapping up the season on Nov. 5-6 at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C., during the World of Outlaws Last Call with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series.

QUICK RESULTS -

Oct. 24 - Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Ind. - Qualifying: 13; Heat race: DNF (7); C Main: DNS (9).

SEASON STATS -

66 races, 1 win, 16 top fives, 41 top 10s, 46 top 15s, 54 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Nov. 5-6 at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C., for the World of Outlaws Last Call with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BigGameMotorspt

KILLER INSTINCT CROSSBOWS -

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The Killer Instinct Crossbow lineup features the Hero 380 (rugged power fit for the hunt); the Brawler 400 (lightweight slugger for any sized hunter with ultimate size and balance); the Ripper 415 (wicked speed and wicked performance); and the Fruious Pro (compact muscle with the latest stealth performance and technology).

For more information, visit http://www.HuntKillerInstinct.com .

 

 

Sides Hustles to Career-Best Run at Kokomo Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - KOKOMO, Ind. (Oct. 27, 2020) - Jason Sides tied for the second-most positions gained en route to a career-best finish at Kokomo Speedway last Saturday during a World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series race.

Sides opened the event by qualifying 17th quickest in his group. A charge from ninth to sixth place in a heat race put Sides in a good position for the second half of the night.

"Even though a couple crashed out, we still moved forward in the heat race and that put us in the position to be at least near the front of the Last Chance Showdown," he said. "The car wasn't bad at all. Running up front with the faster guys it does what it's supposed to do, but you get back in traffic and it handles a lot different."

Sides maintained third throughout the consolation race to earn a transfer into the rear of the main event. He continued to march forward in the feature, rallying from 23rd to 12th.

"It was a lot better because we didn't get lapped early even though we started in the back," he said. "It made for a decent finish. Starting that far back on a small track you can get lapped pretty quick. We didn't, made a few passes and they got to them before us. I wish we could have got a couple more spots, but we didn't quite get there to finish in the top 10."

The 12th-place result was Sides' best outing at the track, topping his previous best run of 13th in 2013.

Sides will be off this weekend before the season concludes Nov. 5-6 at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C., during the World of Outlaws Last Call with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series.

QUICK RESULTS -

Oct. 24 - Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Ind. - Qualifying: 17; Heat race: 6 (9); B Main: 3 (3); Feature: 12 (23).

SIDES MOTORSPORTS SEASON STATS -

74 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 8 top 10s, 31 top 15s, 51 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Nov. 5-6 at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C., for the World of Outlaws Last Call with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.SidesMotorsports.com

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

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - TORA TORA

TORA TORA is a blues-based hard rock band formed in Memphis, Tenn., in the late 1980s. Band members include Keith Douglas, Patrick Francis, John Patterson and Anthony Corder. TORA has two major releases Surprise Attack/Wild America through A&M Records that promoted five singles and videos (Walkin' Shoes, Guilty, Phantom Rider, Amnesia and Faith Healer). The band recently released a new album titled 'Bastards of Beale.' For more information, visit http://www.TORATORAMusic.com.

"It's an exciting relationship," Sides said. "They are from Memphis and we're from Memphis. A lot of good bands and a lot of good racers come from Memphis. I used to race dirt bikes with guys that were on their setup crew years ago. I've been to several concerts and listened to their music for 20-plus years. We're excited to have them as part of the team."

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

 

 

Nienhiser Puts Both KO Motorsports Cars in Fall Fling Features

PETERSEN MEDIA: Climbing aboard two KO Motorsports machines over the weekend at the Fall Fling in Kokomo, IN, Paul Nienhiser was a little disappointed with how his night ended in both divisions but was happy to be one of two drivers to make both features.

“We had a great night racing together, they really are an awesome group to race with,” Paul Nienhiser said. “The KO Motorsports team has really fast cars, but we didn’t quite get to showcase everything we had. However, being only one of two drivers to make both features speaks volumes.”

In World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car action, the Chapin, IL driver would time the Hutson John Deere/Davis Brothers/Engler Machine and Tool backed No. 5K in 12th fastest in his time trial flight.

Lining up sixth in his heat race, Nienhiser was focused on earning one of the five transfers directly into the feature event. Getting off to a great start at the Indiana Bullring, Nienhiser would look to make a move for third until close quarters action forced him on the binders.

Falling out of the fourth spot, Nienhiser would hang on to fifth at the stripe and successfully transfer directly into the Winged Sprint Car feature event.

Taking the green flag from the 19th starting position, Nienhiser to feel very comfortable in the winged car as he was able to work his way forward during the first 20-lap of the 40-lap feature event.

As he continued to make headway, trouble would strike in front of him as two cars got together. Leaving Nienhiser with nowhere to go, contact would ensue causing extensive damage to his rear-end and it would force him to retire from the feature event.

Also competing in Non-Wing action on this night, Nienhiser would just narrowly miss the heat race inversion in group qualifying as he timed in fifth fastest in his group, placing him fifth on the starting grid of his heat race.

With the surface narrow and right around the bottom in this heat, passing would be at a premium and Nienhiser’s fifth place finish put him in the night’s ‘B’ main.

Lining up third in the semi, Nienhiser would continue to adapt to the KO Motorsports Non-Wing entry. Finding a nice line that suited him well, Nienhiser would continue to show speed in the Davis Brothers/LST Shocks machine as he would finish second and keep his night going into the feature event.

Lining up 20th in the ‘A’, Nienhiser would simply choose the line where another car wasn’t. Moving through the field, the Chapin, IL driver would crack the Top-10 with less than 10-laps to go in the feature event.

Missing his mark with a couple of laps to go, Nienhiser would get sideways, though was able to keep his machine under power. Unfortunately, the yellow flag would waive for him, and he would be relegated to the rear of the field.

In the final laps, Nienhiser would recoup what he could as he ended the night with a 16th place finish.

“We had a long way to go to get to the front in both features, but I felt really good in both cars, and we just had some bad luck,” Nienhiser said. “I really want to send them a huge thanks for the opportunity to hop in both of their cars on Saturday night.”

KO Motorsports would like to thank Hutson John Deere, Davis Brothers, Engler Machine and Tool, and LST Shocks for their continued support.

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

2020 BY THE NUMBERS: Races-34, Wins-5, Top 5’s-12, Top 10’s-18

ON TAP: As of now, Nienhiser’s 2020 season has come to an end though he is still open to filling in the rest of the year if any opportunities present themselves.

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

 

 

Official 2020 IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National Point Standings

IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars – 1. Garrett Bard, Wells Tannery, Pa., 806; 2. Stuart Snyder, Lin­coln, Neb., 786; 3. Tyler Drueke, Eagle, Neb., 783; 4. Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan., 776; 5. Dusty Ballenger, Harrisburg, S.D., 748; 6. Ryan Voss, Spirit Lake, Iowa, 742; 7. Trefer Waller, Oneill, Neb., 715; 8. Toby Chapman, Panama, Neb., 702; 9. Jason Danley, Lincoln, Neb., 701; 10. Christo­pher Thram, Sanborn, Minn., 696; 11. Kyler Johnson, Quinter, Kan., 689; 12. John Walp, Wapwallopen, Pa., 686; 13. J. D. Johnson, Maize, Kan., 683; 14. Billy Johnson, St. Peter, Minn., and Adam Gullion, Lincoln, Neb., both 677; 16. Taylor Velasquez, Turpin, Okla., 664; 17. Mitchell Dvorak, Stuart, Neb., 655; 18. Justin Clark, Hamersville, Ohio, 637; 19. Larry McVay, Bordentown, N.J., 633; 20. Nate Barger, Madison, S.D., 622.

KMJ Performance State Point Standings

California – 1. Brooklyn Holland, Fresno, Calif., 182; 2. Kyle Rasmussen, Clovis, Calif., 179; 3. Michael Pombo, Easton, Calif., 145; 4. Chris Stevens, Fresno, Calif., 141; 5. Rob Solomon, Fresno, Calif., 135; 6. Albert Pombo, Fresno, Calif., and Blaine Fagundes, Hanford, Calif., both 128; 8. Rick Bray, Fresno, Calif., 125; 9. Ryan Delisle, Fresno, Calif., 124; 10. Gordon Rodgers, Winton, Calif., 118.

Indiana – 1. Bradley Sterrett, Bloomington, Ind., 305; 2. Ethan Barrow, Bloomington, Ind., 303; 3. Andy Bradley, Bloomington, Ind., 300; 4. John Paynter Jr., Bloomington, Ind., 272; 5. Cody Tram­mell, Smithville, Ind., 265; 6. Jordan Welch, Clayton, Ind., 262; 7. Jeff Wimmenauer, Greenwood, Ind., 204; 8. Justin Clark, Hamersville, Ohio, 184; 9. Roderick Henning, Middletown, Ohio, 179; 10. Erik Spaulding, Salem, Ind., 173.

Iowa – 1. Ryan Voss, Spirit Lake, Iowa, 252; 2. Rich Cerveny, Omaha, Neb., 206; 3. Dustin Reeh, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 199; 4. Stuart Snyder, Lincoln, Neb., 192; 5. Joe Miller, Vail, Iowa, 172; 6. Mike Moore, Des Moines, Iowa, 167; 7. Brandon Stevenson, Holstein, Iowa, 162; 8. Owen Carl­son, Somerset, Wisconsin, 155; 9. Justin Bolte, Fremont, Neb., 149; 10. Toby Chapman, Panama, Neb., 113.

Kansas – 1. Zach Blurton, Quinter, Kan., 764; 2. J.D. Johnson, Maize, Kan., 683; 3. Taylor Ve­lasquez, Turpin, Okla., 675; 4. Kyler Johnson, Quinter, Kan., 635; 5. Koby Walters, Liberal, Kan., 524; 6. Ty Williams, Arcadia, Okla., 513; 7. Jeremy Huish, Jetmore, Kan., 475; 8. Jordan Knight, Wright, Kan., 445; 9. Jerad Werner, Codell, Kan., 429; 10. Shane Sundquist, Bertrand, Neb., 401.

Minnesota – 1. Billy Johnson, St. Peter, Minn., 567; 2. Michael Stien, Ceylon, Minn., 494; 3. Brett Al­len, Gaylord, Minn., 413; 4. Neil Stevens, Bingham Lake, Minn., 395; 5. Justin Allen, Gaylord, Minn., and Nolan Herd, Arlington, Minn., both 392; 7. Brandon Allen, Saint Peter, Minn., 389; 8. Javen Ostermann, Courtland, Minn., 382; 9. Trevor Serbus, Olivia, Minn., 315; 10. Jeremy Schultz, Stewart, Minn., 223.

Missouri – 1. Kenny Potter, Harrisonville, Mo., 392; 2. Tyler Drueke, Eagle, Neb., 297; 3. Jay Russell, Wathena, Kan., 291; 4. Austin Couch, Agency, Mo., 255; 5. J. R. Topper, Saint Joseph, Mo., 227; 6. Stuart Snyder, Lincoln, Neb., 195; 7. Christopher Couch, Agency, Mo., 194; 8. Jake Greenwood, Woodward, Iowa, 148; 9. Toby Chapman, Panama, Neb., 140; 10. Vincent Franks, Cameron, Mo., 130.

North Carolina – 1. Bronzie Lawson IV, Southern Pines, N.C., 155; 2. Nick Tucker, Kannapolis, N.C., 150; 3. Jake McLain, Indian Trail, N.C., 142; 4. Chaz Woodward, Statesville, N.C., 132; 5. Sean Vardell, Taylorsville, N.C., 131; 6. Brandon McLain, Indian Trail, N.C., 124; 7. Michael Jack­son, Summerville, S.C., 123; 8. Gareth Palmer, Fuquay Varina, N.C., 119; 9. Mike Sellers, Summer­ville, S.C., 103; 10. Daren Bolac, Moyock, N.C., 102.

Nebraska – 1. Jason Danley, Lincoln, Neb., 515; 2. Tyler Drueke, Eagle, Neb., 505; 3. Adam Gul­lion, Lincoln, Neb., 475; 4. Neil Nickolite, Bellwood, Neb., 429; 5. Trevor Grossenbacher, Pan­ama, Neb., 421; 6. Toby Chapman, Panama, Neb., 406; 7. Michael Boston, Lincoln, Neb., 405; 8. Stu­art Snyder, Lincoln, Neb., 393; 9. Jordan Grabouski, Beatrice, Neb., 379; 10. Clint Benson, Papillion, Neb., 374.

New Jersey – 1. Tim S. Tanner Jr., Warminster, Pa., 155; 2. Jeffrey Geiges, Hamilton, N.J., 149; 3. Tom Carberry, Hopewell, N.J., 142; 4. Kevin Nagy, Wind Gap, Pa., 138; 5. Eddie Wagner III, Newfield, N.J., 130; 6. David Brown, Aston, Pa., 114; 7. Kristina Pratt, Sewell, N.J., 108; 8. C.J. Faison, Felton, Del., 101; 9. Andy Best, Dover, Del., 98; 10. Rick Stief, Garnet Valley, Pa., 96.

Ohio – 1. Kyle Kruger, Frankfort, Ohio, 390; 2. Austin Powell, Wilmington, Ohio, 360; 3. Chad Hyatt, Ashville, Ohio, 327; 4. Lewie Christian, West Jefferson, Ohio, 285; 5. Jacob Stickle, Xenia, Ohio, 255; 6. Justin Clark, Hamersville, Ohio, 234; 7. Tadd Clary, Chillicothe, Ohio, 225; 8. James Caleb Erwin, Marysville, Ohio, 219; 9. Michael Helterbran, Cable, Ohio, 210; 10. Steven Watts, Marion, Ohio, 196.

Oklahoma – 1. Jeremy Allen, Blanchard, Okla., 546; 2. Brady Courtney, Carnegie, Okla., 508; 3. Dane Fields, Lawton, Okla., 494; 4. Duane Baker, Chickasha, Okla., 467; 5. Morgan Fletcher, Lawton, Okla., 458; 6. Gary Owens, Pauls Valley, Okla., 405; 7. Ché Hawkins, Bethany, Okla., 361; 8. Tanner Conn, Oklahoma City, Okla., 351; 9. Steven Shebester, Mustang, Okla., 344; 10. Alison Slaton, Edmond, Okla., 342.

Pennsylvania – 1. Garrett Bard, Wells Tannery, Pa., 1,116; 2. John Walp, Wapwallopen, Pa., 829; 3. Larry McVay, Bordentown, N.J., 631; 4. Douglas Dodson, Middletown, Pa., 594; 5. Ken­neth Duke, Winfield, Pa., 592; 6. Landon Price, Fleetwood, Pa., 575; 7. Domenic Melair, Warring­ton, Pa., 547; 8. Derek Hauck, Allenwood, Pa., 526; 9. Jake Frye, Lewisberry, Pa., and Reed Thomp­son, Petersburg, Pa., both 523.

South Carolina – 1. Sean Vardell, Taylorsville, N.C., 150; 2. Mike Sellers, Summerville, S.C., 142; 3. Michael Jackson, Summerville, S.C., 141; 4. Benjamin McCall, Fayetteville, N.C., 134; 5. Frank Peters, Concord, N.C., and Nathan Emig, Dalzell, S.C., both 133; 7. Chaz Woodward, Statesville, N.C., 112; 8. Daniel Oliver, Jefferson, Ga., 98; 9. Richard Wisdo, Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., 97; 10. Gareth Palmer, Fuquay Varina, N.C., 92.

South Dakota – 1. Trefer Waller, Oneill, Neb., 636; 2. Dusty Ballenger, Harrisburg, S.D., 616; 3. Ryan Voss, Spirit Lake, Iowa, 583; 4. Christopher Thram, Sanborn, Minn., 552; 5. Nate Barger, Madison, S.D., 537; 6. Micah Slendy, Sioux Falls, S.D., 471; 7. Elliot Amdahl, Flandreau, S.D., 419; 8. Jesse Lindberg, Sioux Falls, S.D., 413; 9. Casey Abbas, Lennox, S.D., 407; 10. Darin Spiel­man, Lennox, S.D., 406.

Texas – 1. Marcus Thomas, Corsicana, Texas, 485; 2. Logan Scherb, Decatur, Texas, 424; 3. Robert Vetter, Wolfe City, Texas, 390; 4. Colby Stubblefield, Seagoville, Texas, 378; 5. Martin Edwards, Forney, Texas, 353; 6. Austin Mundie, Crandall, Texas, and Michael Colaluca, Waxaha­chie, Texas, both 325; 8. John Ricketts, Burleson, Texas, 320; 9. Chad Wilson, North Richland Hills, Texas, 319; 10. Zane Lawrence, Lillian, Texas, 301.

Virginia – 1. Jerald Harris, Dayton, Va., and Mike Leraas, Kernersville, N.C., both 191; 3. Bill Rice, Schuyler, Va., 179; 4. Michael Keeton Jr., Doswell, Va., and Daren Bolac, Moyock, N.C., both 176; 6. Billy Hubbard, Cobbs Creek, Va., 171; 7. Chris Ware, Williamsburg, Va., 166; 8. Mat­thew Mullins, Newport News, Va., 138; 9. Charlie Ware, Hallieford, Va., 96; 10. Mike Cicchillo, Concord, N.C., 62.

 

 

VICTORY SNATCHED AWAY: Marks Nearly Pulls Off Win at BAPS Motor Speedway
Two day event at the Dirt Track at Charlotte will conclude 2020 for CJB

CARLISLE, PA. - October 26, 2020 - Brent Marks once again had victory within sight. Instead of a yellow flag keeping the Pennsylvania driver from victory, it was his engine.

Marks and the CJB team were in action at BAPS Motor Speedway on Saturday, October 24th. They finished second in their heat race and then started fifth in the feature. A valiant charge to the front pushed the #5 machine into the lead before the power plant expired with three circuits to go.


"Car was awesome all day long at BAPS," said Marks, pilot of the #5 M&M Painting and Construction, BAPS Paints, Fredericksburg Eagle Hotel, Alkaline 88 Water, R.E. Pierson Construction Co., Wolfrun Landscapes, Nyce, Crete & Landis Block and Concrete, C&S Lawn and Landscape, Ecynbro Trucking machine. "I was hoping that motor would last three more laps. It is an unfortunate thing. I feel really bad for the team because we had that race won and lost a motor. We can not complain about the reliability Shaver Racing Engines has given us all season long. We are very happy with Ron's program."

A two week break will give the team time to regroup before they travel south to Charlotte, N.C. to contest a two day event with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series at the Dirt Track at Charlotte. The event, a make up for the canceled World Finals, will be known as the World of Outlaws Last Call.

"I'm excited to get back to Charlotte," said Marks. "It'll be my first time there driving for CJB and Barry has always had a good car there so that excites me. We have good speed right now and I know we can go down there and race for wins."

2020 STATS:
Events: 67
Quick Times: 0
Wins: 4
Top-5's: 24
Top-10's: 42
Heat Race Wins: 7
Dash Wins: 1

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

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

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

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

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


 


Donny Schatz scores podium in exciting Kokomo main; Last Call to conclude WoO season

Date: Saturday, October 24th
Event: Fall Fling at Kokomo Speedway
Series: World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series
Track: Kokomo Speedway (Kokomo, Indiana)
Donny Schatz A-Main Finish (Start): 2nd (2nd)

2020 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings: 6992 points | Third (64-points behind championship leader, Brad Sweet)

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (October 26, 2020) – Fargo, North Dakota’s Donny Schatz was well on his way to a sixth World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory on Saturday evening at Kokomo Speedway, but Wooster, Ohio-native and fellow Outlaw full-timer, Sheldon Haudenschild, swooped in and stole the spotlight, taking command from Schatz on lap 25 before driving off to secure the $10,000 payday. Despite being denied the top spot on the podium, Schatz was a prime contender the entire evening at the Kokomo bullring, eventually leading 16 laps of A-Main action after starting second on the grid.

Schatz took command of Kokomo’s main event on lap nine, utilizing traffic as a beneficial roadblock to sneak underneath race leader Haudenschild on the bottom of turns three and four. Suffice it to say, Haudenschild was able to return the favor on lap 25, using the same two corners to dive underneath Schatz and retake command.

“He was better than we were,” Schatz said about Haudenschild at Kokomo Speedway. “He made the top in (turns) one and two work. I wasn’t going to do it. He was up the fence and it just wasn’t me. I tried to make something else work and he got the best of us on that. That’s what got the win.”

Close on all fronts on Saturday night, Schatz, driver of the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing/Advance Professional/Carquest Auto Parts/Technet Professional Automotive Service/Ford Performance/Mobil 1/Sage Fruit/Curb Records/Absolute Automation & Security/Hunt Brothers Pizza/Digital Ally/J&J Auto Racing/No. 15 sprint car, kicked-off the evening by recording the second-fastest time during his respective group of qualifying time trials, following that effort with a second-place finish during his respective heat race. A runner-up performance during dash action set-up Schatz’ front row starting position.

Donny Schatz and Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing will conclude their 2020 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series campaign with the two-day World of Outlaws Last Call at The Dirt Track at Charlotte on Friday and Saturday, November 6-7. Schatz will enter the two-day season finale with 64 points separating himself from championship leader, Brad Sweet.

The ten-time World of Outlaws champion last visited The Dirt Track at Charlotte victory lane during the 2018 World Finals finale, conquering the $12,000-to-win 30-lapper from the outside of row five.

ADDITIONAL MEDIA:
Fans are encouraged to follow the progress of Donny Schatz, Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing and the No. 15/Advance Professional/Carquest Auto Parts/Technet Professional Automotive Service/Ford Performance/Mobil 1/Sage Fruit/Curb Records/Absolute Automation & Security/Hunt Brothers Pizza/Digital Ally/J&J Auto Racing motorsports team on the Web and on social media.

Donny Schatz:
Web: www.donnyschatzmotorsports.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/DonnySchatz
Twitter: www.twitter.com/donnySchatz
Instagram www.instagram.com/donnyschatz

Tony Stewart Racing:
Web: www.tonystewartracing.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TonyStewartRacing
Twitter: www.twitter.com/Tonystewart_rcg
Instagram: www.instagram.com/@TonyStewart_Rcg
2020 Donny Schatz / Tony Stewart Racing WoO Statistics:
World of Outlaws Races: 52
World of Outlaws Wins: 5
World of Outlaws Top-5s: 23
World of Outlaws Top-10s: 41
**Numbers reflect WoO stats, only

 

Zearfoss rallies for top-ten at BAPS; World of Outlaws Last Call ahead

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

JONESTOWN, Pa. (October 26, 2020) – Although not resulting in a victory, Brock Zearfoss’ trip to BAPS Motor Speedway on Saturday, October 24, concluded in impressive fashion, not only advancing from deep within his heat race to secure a place in the evening’s main event, but eventually rallying from deep within the feature field to secure a top-ten outcome. The “Jonestown Jet” now owns 43 top-ten finishes in 2020, 22 of which are inside the top-five.

Zearfoss, driver of the Brock Zearfoss Racing, Moose’s LZ Bar & Grill, Heavy Equipment, Loaders & Parts Inc., C&D Rigging Inc., BAPS Auto Paints & Supply, Meckley’s Limestone Products, Berkebile Oil Company, Klick Lewis Cars, J.P. Adamsky Trucking, X-1 Race Cars, No. 3Z sprint car, kicked-off the evening at BAPS Motor Speedway with a jump from ninth to fourth during heat race action. Solidifying his place on the A-Main grid, Zearfoss then translated an eighth-row starting spot into an eighth-place result.

“I think we had the speed to climb a little further through the field, but starting where we did kinda put us in a little bit of a hole. Regardless, I’m proud of what we were able to accomplish. My team never gives up,” Brock Zearfoss said, who owns two victories in 2020 including one against the All Stars. “The season is closing up quickly, but we still have some things we want to achieve.”

Brock Zearfoss and Brock Zearfoss Racing will continue their 2020 campaign with the two-day World of Outlaws Last Call at The Dirt Track at Charlotte on Friday and Saturday, November 6-7. The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season finale will feature back-to-back $12,000-to-win programs.

Certainly no stranger to The Dirt Track at Charlotte, Zearfoss’ most recent trek to Charlotte, North Carolina, for the World of Outlaws season-ending program was highlighted with an 11th-place result on November 8, 2019, bettering most of the 53-car field.

SPECIAL THANKS:
Brock Zearfoss would like to thank all of his marketing partners including: Moose’s LZ Bar & Grill, Heavy Equipment, Loaders & Parts Inc., C&D Rigging Inc., BAPS Auto Paints & Supply, Meckley’s Limestone Products, Berkebile Oil Company, Klick Lewis Cars, J.P. Adamsky Trucking, X-1 Race Cars, Simpson Racing Products, KX3 Racewear, BK Titanium, Blud Lubricants, AL Driveline, Bruce’s Speed Shop, RV 4 Wheel Drive and Performance Automotive, and Bell Helmets.

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

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

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

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

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

2020 Brock Zearfoss Racing Statistics:
Wins: 2
Top-5s: 22
Top-10s: 43

2020 Highlights: Earned back-to-back top-ten finishes against All Star Circuit of Champions at East Bay Raceway Park. Earned back-to-back top-five finishes during King of the 360’s action at East Bay Raceway Park; finished fourth during the $10,000-to-win finale. Rallied from 13th to finish fourth at Lincoln Speedway on Sunday, March 1. Finished fifth at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, March 7. Finished sixth at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, March 14. Earned Open Wheel Nationals win at Park Jefferson International Speedway on Saturday, April 25, worth $6,000. Finished 11th with World of Outlaws at Knoxville Raceway on Friday, May 8. Finished fifth with World of Outlaws at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on Saturday, May 23. Finished fourth and sixth during All Star visit to Park Jefferson International Speedway on May 29th & 30th. Earned first All Star victory of the season at Southern Oklahoma Speedway on June 11. Including victory, earned five top-ten finishes during Thunder Through The Plains trip with All Stars. Climbed to tenth at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, June 20. Rallied from 18th to tenth to open PA Sprint Speedweek at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, June 26. Earned six top-ten finishes during PA Sprint Speedweek including fourth-place finish during Port Royal Speedway finale. Finished third with All Star Circuit of Champions during Dean Knittel Memorial at Portsmouth Raceway Park on Friday, July 10. Finished sixth during the Tommy Hinnershitz Classic at Williams Grove Speedway on July 17. Finished sixth from 21st during Bob Weikert Memorial opener at Port Royal Speedway on July 18. Scored back-to-back top-tens with World of Outlaws at Williams Grove Speedway; fifth on Friday, July 24, and seventh on Saturday, July 25. Finished fourth at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, July 31. Qualified for $50,000-to-win Capitani Classic at Knoxville Raceway. Finished fifth during Port Royal’s Dream Race make-up feature on August 22. Finished third during visit to BAPS Motor Speedway on August 23. Finished fourth during Selinsgrove’s Jack Gunn Memorial on August 29. Finished eighth with All Stars at Bedford Speedway on August 30. Finished second at Selinsgrove Speedway and Port Royal Speedway on Sunday and Monday, September 6 & 7. Finished ninth at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, September 4. Rallied from 27th to 12th in Night Before the Tuscarora 50 on Friday, September 11. Finished sixth in Lincoln Speedway’s $20,000-to-win Dirt Classic on Saturday, September 19. Finished fifth at Selinsgrove Speedway on Saturday, September 26. Finished fifth and seventh, respectively, during Port Royal Speedway’s Nittany Showdown featuring the World of Outlaws on October 9-10. Rallied from 15th to eighth during BAPS Motor Speedway start on October 24.

 

 

RUMBLE IN FORT WAYNE RECEIVES CAUTIOUS GREEN FLAG TO PROCEED

Mandated Health Department Guidelines Will Alter Event Structure and Format

ROSSBURG, OH (Oct. 23) – Officials of the Rumble in Fort Wayne indoor open-wheel classic have been given a ‘green flag’ from the Allen County Department of Health to proceed with scheduling the December 18 & 19 event. However, the ‘caution flag’ remains displayed as the Rumble team resolves how best to satisfy the required COVID-19 parameters and CDC guidelines.

As in previous years, the 23rd Rumble in Fort Wayne presented by Jason Dietsch Trailer Sales is scheduled to feature Midget, Winged and Non-Winged 600cc Midget, Go Kart and Quarter Midget competition on the purposely built 1/6 mile concrete oval inside of the massive Allen County War Memorial Coliseum and Expo Center (ACWMC).

In addition to attendance capacity limits and required face coverings among attendees, social distancing has been mandated by the health department for the grandstand and the pit areas.

“Therein lies the major obstacle,” stated Rumble promoter Larry Boos. “With great cooperation from the ACWMC team, we discussed how to work with the capacity limit and while folks don’t like to wear face coverings, if it means having the event or not, I feel we will get cooperation. But with the 6’ spacing between race vehicles, our available pit space will be roughly one-third of previous years.”

“After working earnestly on possible options to seek the optimal product we have concluded that the Rumble format will have to be altered this year. Limits will restrict the number of competitors per division, and the Go Karts and Quarter Midgets will see their divisions split between the two days. We know that no one likes changes, but in this unprecedented time of health and safety concerns, adjustments are unavoidable. This is a bitter pill to swallow, but I trust everyone understands that these are only interim modifications, and we all look forward to the return of normal.”

The Rumble team is finalizing all event details and competitor entry information with the goal of releasing them by November 1.

“We will continue to work closely with the health department and ACWMC teams through these unparalleled times and announce updates to the Rumble in Fort Wayne presented by Jason Dietsch Trailer Sales, as necessary.” Boos concluded.

 

 


BROWNELLS RETURNS AS SPONSOR OF THE BROWNELLS BIG GUNS BASH IN 2021

KNOXVILLE, IOWA – Brownells will return as the title sponsor of the Brownells Big Guns Bash with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series. The two-day event scheduled for June 11 and 12, 2021 at Knoxville Raceway, will feature the world’s greatest 410 sprint car drivers, along with Pace Pro Sprints on June 11 and 360 winged sprints on June 12.

“We’re thrilled to be back aboard for the Brownells Big Guns Bash in 2021 at Knoxville Raceway,” said Ryan Repp, Brownells’ VP of Marketing. “The partnership with Knoxville Raceway has been fantastic. It has provided our organization with a lot of exposure to race fans, and our employees enjoy the events as well.”

Brownells, located in Grinnell, Iowa, has been the title sponsor of the World of Outlaws weekend at Knoxville Raceway since 2016. A leading, world-wide supplier of firearms, firearm accessories, ammunition and supplies, Brownells hosts a shooting competition between Knoxville Raceway drivers, World of Outlaws drivers and the media prior to the event each year.

“Brownells has been a great partner of Knoxville Raceway for the last five years and we look forward to many more years with them,” said Kendra Jacobs, Marketing Director at Knoxville Raceway. “Brownells not only promotes their business through the sponsorship, but also promotes the track and our drivers through events like the shooting competition. It’s the kind of partnership we strive to have with all of our sponsors.”

Beyond the Brownells Big Guns Bash with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series, Brownells also will sponsor Lap 39 of the 60th NOS Energy Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s.

Tickets for the 2021 Brownells Big Guns Bash on June 11 and 12 will go on sale March 1, 2021 at KnoxvilleRaceway.com.

For more information on Brownells, visit www.brownells.com and follow Brownells Inc on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

ABOUT BROWNELLS
Serious About Firearms Since 1939™, Brownells is the world’s leading source for guns, gun parts and accessories, ammunition, gunsmithing tools and survival gear. With a large selection of both common and hard-to-find items, and an extensive collection of videos, articles, and gun schematics, Brownells is the expert for everything shooting-related. Committed to maintaining our great traditions, Brownells has more, does more and knows more – and guarantees it all, Forever. For more information or to place an order, call 800-741-0015 or visit Brownells.com.

 

 

The big one – the Keystone RaceSaver Challenge – to run Saturday at Port Royal

In less than 25 years, a modest effort to promote affordable, recreational sprint car racing has grown to encompass well over 750 race cars competing in 20 states, and one of its signature events, the Keystone RaceSaver Challenge, will take place Saturday at Port Royal Speedway.

Sanctioned by the PA Sprint Series, this signature event – in its ninth year - is expected to draw well over 50 teams from eight or more states.

And with the Port Royal Fair Board and Promoter Steve O’Neal declaring the event Fan Appreciation Day, adult general admission is only $5 (free for kids 12 and under).

Speedway gates will open at noon Saturday (the pit area will open at 10:00 a.m. for RaceSaver teams who want to clear tech early). Racing is scheduled to begin at 3:00 p.m.

That starting time should allow fans to see most of the action when the weather conditions and temperatures are mild for late October.

Several prizes for the fans are being offered as well with the top prize being a new 50” TV sponsored by former announcer and super fan Ted Reitz.

Mini Balls with the names of each starter will be tossed to fans prior to the A-main. The fan with the driver going to victory lane will receive the TV!

For 2020 the prizes have been enhanced as series sponsor Penns Valley Meat Market will give smoked meats and cheeses worth nearly $100 to the fan with name of the hard charger! Additionally, the fans with the top 10 drivers will receive a big box of Hartleys Chips!

The fun starts when the gates open as fans will have the opportunity to pick up free candy thanks to A.H. Moyer and Ditchcreek Utility Services. nearly 800 candy bars will be outside the track gates

Extra awards have been made for competitors as well, making the Keystone a “racing community” event as well as a great race.

Keystone RaceSaver Challenge by the numbers

When the 50 or more IMCA/RaceSaver sprint cars take to the Port Royal Speedway clay for the 9th Annual Keystone RaceSaver Challenge on Saturday, October 24, only one of them will have rolled out onto that surface for each of the eight previous runnings of what also has been known as the “Blue Collar Classic.”

That driver is Erin Statler. “Lady, Start Your Engine!”

The veteran racer from Carlisle, pilot of the Fine Line Auto Body/Miner’s Machine Shop/Beverage Express/Shultz Performance sprinter #2, has taken part in more than 250 PA Sprint Series events and is well into her second decade of PASS competition. The abbreviated 2020 season has been a good one for Statler, too, especially at Port Royal, where she has four top 10 finishes in PASS’s five points races and one of the best average finishes of anyone.

With that record so far, Erin Statler in the #2 will be a driver to watch in the Keystone.

Two drivers have missed a single race of the previous eight Keystones. Ryan Lynn of Hollidaysburg, another veteran who goes back to PASS’s formation two decades ago, only missed the 2016 race, which actually was held in April of the following year after being rained out. Also, defending PASS and IMCA/RaceSaver national champion, Ken Duke Jr., has run every Keystone except for the first one in 2012, the year before he joined the series.

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It might be argued that Jeff Miller of Huntingdon has the best overall record of any driver over the eight previous Keystone RaceSaver Challenge runnings. Miller, who now runs 410 sprints with Port Royal as his home track, is the only repeat winner in Keystone history, collecting the trophy in 2015 and 2016/7. Miller also is the only driver to have finished in the top five four times.

Among drivers expected to take part his year, three are former winners. Jake Waters of Mifflintown won the 2013 edition, after having finished third in the inaugural the season prior; occasional invader Jeff Geiges from Hamilton, N.J., claimed the title in 2014, and “Nitro Nick” Sweigart of Myerstown is the defending champion, having executed a daring pass from third place to first on the final lap to win last year.

Waters also is the only likely competitor with three previous top five finishes; Sweigart and Duke have two each.

Starting in 2013, the evening also featured the Founders Cup race for non-qualifiers – typically a full field of sprint cars – and two racers who have won that event are expected this year: Kassidy Kreitz, who took the event in 2016 and again last year, and Jaremi Hanson, the 2018 winner.

On the other hand, as the pre-registration list topped 60 teams for this year’s Keystone, more than 20 of those had never been part of this weekend at all.

With racers expected from at least eight states, region-vs.-region will join veteran-vs.-neophyte and every other way you can mix the backgrounds of this many drivers going for “the big one” in RaceSaver competition in this area.

Which number – if any – will determine the winner won’t be known until October 24, but each driver will be hoping for the combination of numbers in her or his resume will be the one that counts.

 

 

Tony Stewart’s All-Star Circuit of Champions 410-Winged Sprint Cars Inked to Headline Winter Freeze XI Opening Weekend at Screven Motor Speedway

Sylvania, Georgia (October 19, 2020) – After a nine-year hiatus winged 410 Sprint Cars will return to the red clay banks of Screven Motor Speedway in January of 2021. The Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions, which is owned by retired NASCAR star Tony Stewart, will return to the Georgia oval for a pair of events on January 29th and 30th to kick off the speedway’s 11th Annual Winter Freeze event. The ASCoC last appeared at Screven on February 11, 2012 an event that Stewart himself won.

The addition of the ASCoC Sprint Cars will mark the beginning of the biggest Winter Freeze event to date. Screven Motor Speedway owner and promoter James “Redd” Griffin has opted to expand his annual Winter event to include 8 days of racing action over the course of 10 days from January 28th through February 6that his facility. The ASCoC Sprints will be chasing an $8000 to win purse on Friday and a $10,000 to win purse on Saturday. Alongside the ASCoC Sprints the 602 Bandit Series Late Models, Southeastern Modified Series and Super Streets will be in action with a pair of events on Friday, January 29th and Saturday, January 30th. The SCDRA Sport Compacts will have a tune-up events on both Friday and Saturday as well. Thursday night, January 28th will serve as an open practice night.

After a pair of days off Griffin will get things rolling for the straight liners as he offers up racing action at the newly resurfaced eighth mile Savannah River Dragway on both Tuesday, February 2nd and Wednesday, February 3rd. More details of plans for the drag race event will be released soon.

On Thursday, February 4th the action returns to the dirt track with an open practice session. Friday, February 5th will see the Southern All Star Racing Series Super Late Models gunning for a $7500 to win purse. Friday’s lineup also includes 602 Bandit Late Models, CRUSA Street Stocks. Super Streets and SCDRA practice and Round 1 of time trials for their $17,000 to win Battle Royale. On Saturday, February 6th the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series will take to the track chasing a $10,000 winner’s purse. Co-headlining will be the conclusion of the $17,000 to win SCDRA event. Also, on the card are the 602 Bandit Late Models, CRUSA Street Stocks and Super Streets.

Griffin is extremely excited about his event. “We wanted to give fans a reason to come and spend all week with us. We offer FREE dry camping here in our camping area. So, we hope that a lot of folks will come and spend the whole 10 days here. We are only about 45 minutesfrom Savannah, so folks could take a day trip there and see that beautiful city on Sunday or Monday. Savannah has many excellent restaurants andoffers many other things to do.” Griffin went on to explain his thought process for the event further. “We really tried to offer something for everyone. From Sprint Car fans, Super Late Model fans, Open Wheel Modified fans, Sport Compact fans and even drag racing fans – we have them covered.Hopefully, that leads to some new fans being made for all the divisions too.”

 

 

NOSA Sprints to headline eight events at Huset’s Speedway in 2021

10/21/2020

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (October 21, 2020) – The 2021 Buffalo Wild Wings NOSA Sprint Car season is already shaping up to be a big one. The 410 c.i. winged sprint car series will visit the newly reopened Huset’s Speedway in Brandon, S.D. eight times next season. The first trip to the legendary three-eighths mile oval will be on the track’s season opener on May 9th, followed by a double-header on Memorial Day weekend on May 30-31st.

Additional dates for the NOSA Sprints include June 13th, July 11th, and August 29th.

NOSA will bookend the Huset’s season by headlining the final two nights of the three-day Cheater’s Day special on September 25-26th.

Drivers will be racing for increased pay at all eight events with $3,000 to win and $400 to start.

For more information, visit HusetsSpeedway.com and stay tuned to NOSAsprints.com for the latest schedule updates!

Complete NOSA Schedule at Huset’s Speedway: Sunday, May 9th Sunday, May 30th Monday, May 31st Sunday, June 13th Sunday, July 11th Sunday, August 29th Sunday, September 25th Monday, September 26th

About the Buffalo Wild Wings NOSA Sprints: The Buffalo Wild Wings Northern Outlaw Sprint Association was established in 1994 to promote 410 c.i. winged sprint car racing in the upper Midwest. It was established to assist in providing its members and participants an arena for racing events which include adequate facilities, protection for spectators and participants, fair and equitable rules of competition and adequate purses. Based in Grand Forks, N.D., NOSA’s weekly home track is River Cities Speedway. The series also travels to several tracks in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota.

About Huset’s Speedway: Huset’s Speedway is a dirt oval located in Brandon, S.D. The track opened in 1954 and has undergone a large renovation within the last few years, making it a premier destination for both marquee racing events and weekly programs.

 

 

Williamson Makes Pair of A Mains to Finish Off First ASCS National Tour Campaign

Inside Line Promotions - MESQUITE, Texas (Oct. 21, 2020) - Garet Williamson wanted to end his first season with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour on a positive note.

That's all any rookie can hope for while racing with a national series, especially after posting pretty good numbers over what has been a difficult season.

Although last weekend wasn't quite what Williamson was looking for, the Bryant Paver Motorsports driver did polish off his first ASCS season by making both features at the tricky Devil's Bowl Speedway. Williamson finished 16th and 19th, respectively, in feature competition during the 47th annual Winter Nationals.

"Obviously, we wanted better results, but for the first time at Devil's Bowl, I'll take it," he said. "The track is super difficult. I talked to a couple of drivers during the weekend and they said it's a place you need to get a lot of laps at. It has a hill on both ends of the track that makes it super tricky and takes some getting used to.

"I will take that into next year when I go there. You can't get down on yourself when you don't feel right and you just need to make more laps and to get comfortable there."

Getting more experience was the focus for Williamson throughout the weekend. He made it through his heat race Friday night by advancing from sixth to fourth, but was forced to run the B Main to transfer to the main event Saturday.

Only a handful of drivers could make moves and pass cars in both feature events. It was even more difficult in the back of the field and Williamson made the most of another experience-gaining weekend with the series.

It was a pretty good season for Williamson, who finished with three top 10s in 13 Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour feature starts. He placed ninth in the final point standings.

"I think it was a pretty good year for us," the 20-year-old said. "If you take out the first part of our year in Arizona and California, I think we are almost in the top five. I also think if we go out there with our crew chief, Chad (Cypert), I think we definitely had a top-five car in points.

"I will take it. We had some good runs and for our first year we learned a ton. Going into next year all the tracks won't be first-time tracks. It will be good to go places a second time and I think that will help a lot."

Williamson's 2020 campaign isn't over. He is going back to California for season-ending events at Stockton Dirt Track, Keller Auto Speedway and Merced Speedway before racing in Arizona Thanksgiving weekend.

"I had a lot of fun at the beginning of the year, but we got our heads kicked in a little bit," he said. "I didn't have Chad and I didn't have everything I do now. I think we will be better our second go-around.

"Those guys are super good out there. It's always cowboy up and you've got to be on the wheel. I think it makes you a better driver so I'm pumped up. I think a lot of those tracks fit my driving style where you've got to be on the wheel."

The next race is Nov. 7 at Stockton Dirt Track in Stockton, Calif., for the 37th annual Tribute to Gary Patterson.

QUICK RESULTS -

Oct. 16 - Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas - Heat race: 4 (6); Feature: 16 (14).

Oct. 17 - Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas - Heat race: 4 (3); B Main: 4 (3); Feature: 19 (23).

SEASON STATS -

34 races, 3 wins, 7 top fives, 11 top 10s, 19 top 15s, 25 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Nov. 7 at Stockton Dirt Track in Stockton, Calif., for the 37th annual Tribute to Gary Patterson

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/garetw3

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

SPONSORS -

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

 

 

Price Battles Throughout Devil's Bowl Winter Nationals

Inside Line Promotions - MESQUITE, Texas (Oct. 21, 2020) - Robbie Price highlighted a challenging weekend at the 47th annual Winter Nationals with a 23rd-place finish Friday night at Devil's Bowl Speedway.

"It was a tough weekend," he said. "The way the year has gone for us I guess I can't be surprised, but overall we just were not good."

With 39 cars in attendance for the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour season finale, Price began Friday night by advancing one position in a heat race to finish fifth. He then won a B Main from third to secure the 18 th starting position in the feature.

Price passed a few cars in the opening laps before he made contact with the frontstretch guardrail on Lap 3. He sustained damage to his sprint car as a result of the contact and decided to pull in to avoid any further problems. He was credited with finishing 23rd.

"I felt like we were decent early in the night, but I just made a mistake in the feature and ended our night early," he said. "Bad decisions and mistakes kind of sums up my whole season and it's just something I need to get better at limiting if I want to be successful."

Saturday night saw Price finish where she started - fifth - in a heat race and he was relegated to a B Main for the second consecutive night. He was running fourth late in the race when he overdrove the car trying to gain the final transfer position, which dropped him to fifth as a result.

"I maybe should've been a little more aggressive early in the night to not have to run the B Main, but then again we were just a little off again," he said. "We had a late restart in the B Main and I knew I needed to make a move if I wanted to transfer. I just overdrove the car and it ended up costing me."

QUICK RESULTS -

Oct. 16 - Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas - Heat race: 5 (6); B Main: 1 (3); Feature: 23 (18).

Oct. 17 - Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas - Heat race: 5 (5); B Main: 5 (5).

SEASON STATS -

36 races, 1 win, 4 top fives, 10 top 10s, 12 top 15s, 15 top 20s

UP NEXT -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

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

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

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

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

 

 

Crockett and Thompson Record Victories for Team ILP

Inside Line Promotions - LEWISTOWN, Pa. (Oct. 21, 2020) - Inside Line Promotions clients Roger Crockett and Tyler Thompson were victorious last Saturday.

Crockett won the 47th annual Winter Nationals at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas. It was his 10th career Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour triumph and extended his personal winning streak to 25 straight years with at least one trip to Victory Lane.

Thompson hustled to a win at Cottage Grove Speedway in Cottage Grove, Ore., during the track's season finale.

Inside Line Promotions specializes in affordable public relations and media management for motor sports drivers, teams, sponsors, tracks, series, events, organizations and manufacturers. ILP Founder Shawn Miller leverages professional journalism with new media technologies and social networking to improve your exposure and the return on investment for your sponsors.

To learn more about professional PR, email Shawn@InsideLinePromotions or call 541-510-3663.

2020 TEAM ILP FEATURE WINNERS -

Jack Dover - 9 (New Raceway Park in Jefferson, S.D., on May 17; Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, S.D., on May 23; I-90 Speedway in Hartford, S.D., on May 30, June 6 and July 25; Rapid Speedway in Rock Rapids, Iowa, July 10 and Sept. 26; and Huset's Speedway in Brandon, S.D., on Sept. 5 and Sept. 6); Derek Hagar - 8 (Lexington 104 Speedway in Lexington, Tenn., on May 31; Crowley's Ridge Raceway in Paragould, Ark., on June 12; Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark., on June 13 and Sept. 27; I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., on July 25, Aug. 22 and Oct. 2; and Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., on Sept. 6); Seth Bergman - 5 (Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla., on May 29; Big Sky Speedway in Billings, Mont., on July 24 and July 25; 81 Speedway in Park City, Kan., on Aug. 13; and Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan., on Oct. 10); Brian Brown - 5 (Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on June 6, July 3 [twice] and July 11 and Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Iowa, on Aug. 9); John Carney II - 5 (Route 66 Motor Speedway in Amarillo, Texas, on June 6, June 13 and July 18; West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas, on June 19; and Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan., on Aug. 12); James Setters - 5 (Electric City Speedway in Great Falls, Mont., on June 19, June 26, July 3, July 24 and Aug. 14); Joey Amantea - 3 (Hamlin Speedway in Hamlin, Pa., on July 4, July 25 and Sept. 19); Dominic Scelzi - 3 (Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., on May 24; Chatham Speedway in Chatham, La., on June 14; and Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, Calif., on Oct. 10); Garet Williamson - 3 (KC Raceway in Independence, Mo., on May 15 and Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., on June 6 and Aug. 22); Trey Burke - 2 (NCM Motorsports Park in Bowling Green, Ky., on June 14 and Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Ill., on Aug. 29); Dylan Cisney - 2 (Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pa., on March 1 and June 6); Channin Tankersley - 2 (Monarch Motor Speedway in Wichita Falls, Texas, on May 9 and Heart O' Texas Speedway in Waco, Texas, on July 10); Tyler Thompson - 2 (Cottage Grove Speedway in Cottage Grove, Ore., on Aug. 8 and Oct. 17); Scott Bogucki - 1 (Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on July 4); Tucker Boulton - 1 (Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark., on Aug. 15); Roger Crockett - 1 (Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, on Oct. 17); Brenham Crouch - 1 (Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla., on June 14); Justin Henderson with Mike Sandvig - 1 (Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on July 4); Kerry Madsen - 1 (Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on Aug. 8); Robbie Price - 1 (Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., on Sept. 5); Trey Starks - 1 (Skagit Speedway in Alger, Wash., on July 23).

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Huset's Speedway and Jackson Motorplex Schedules Showcase 39 Nights in 2021, Including Spectacular World of Outlaws Week With $100,000 THE SHOWDOWN Bonus

Inside Line Promotions - BRANDON, S.D. (Oct. 21, 2020) - The tentative 2021 schedules between the Tod Quiring owned dirt tracks of Huset's Speedway and Jackson Motorplex feature more than a combined three dozen nights of racing.

The highlight is a spectacular week of competition titled "THE SHOWDOWN," which kicks off on June 20 with a $5,000-to-win 410ci winged sprint car event at Huset's Speedway. "THE SHOWDOWN" continues at the high-banked oval on June 21-22 for the HUSET'S 50 - a World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series event. The Showdown action then shifts to Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minn., for the 43rd annual AGCO JACKSON NATIONALS running June 24-26. A $100,000 bonus is on the line if a driver can win the finale of both marquee World of Outlaws events. More than $500,000 is on the line for the week of "THE SHOWDOWN."

Numerous other special events are planned at both ovals.

Huset's Speedway welcomes the Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions on Aug. 1 as well as a one-day World of Outlaws event on Aug. 22.

Jackson Motorplex features the Bumper to Bumper IRA Sprint Series during its season opener on May 14 along with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series on July 9-10.

Both tracks host two nights of the $10,000-to-win Power Series Nationals - Sept. 3-4 at Jackson Motorplex and Sept. 5-6 at Huset's Speedway.

The Huset's Speedway schedule has 24 nights - mostly on Sundays - with the featured divisions including 410 Outlaw Sprints, RaceSaver 305 Sprint Cars and LMSS Late Model Street Stocks beginning on Mother's Day (May 9). The season concludes with a Cheater's Day tripleheader Sept. 24-26. Northern Outlaw Sprint Association 410ci sprint cars will be a part of seven nights throughout the season.

The Jackson Motorplex slate showcases 15 nights of special events, including a half dozen with the Midwest Power Series and Midwest Sprint Touring Series as well as three Bank Midwest IMCA Series nights.

To view the tentative 2021 schedule for each track, visit http://www.HusetsSpeedway.com and http://www.JacksonMotorplex.com .

HUSET'S SPEEDWAY MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.HusetsSpeedway.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/HusetsSpeedwaySD

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

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/HusetsSpeedwaySD

HUSET'S SPEEDWAY -

Huset's Speedway is a dirt oval located in Brandon, S.D. The track opened in 1954 and has undergone a large renovation within the last few years, making it a premier destination for both marquee racing events and weekly programs.

JACKSON MOTORPLEX 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 .

 

 

Mallett Rides Successful Winter Nationals to Sixth-Place Finish in ASCS National Tour Standings

Inside Line Promotions - MESQUITE, Texas (Oct. 21, 2020) - Jordon Mallett qualified for the feature during both nights of the 47th annual Winter Nationals last weekend when he put a stamp on the 2020 Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour season at Devil's Bowl Speedway.

Mallett finished seventh on Friday and 17th during the Saturday night finale. The results locked up the sixth position in the ASCS National Tour championship standings, which is a three-spot improvement on last year's ninth-place finish.

"We had a decent weekend and it helped us secure sixth in the standings, which is a pretty cool deal," he said. "I'm kind of glad it's over and now we can now look toward 2021 and try to improve even more."

Mallett began Friday night by winning a heat race from the third position. That secured the third starting spot for the A Main. Mallett struggled with an ill-handling race car for the first half of the race and fell outside of the top 10 before rallying back for a seventh-place finish.

"We had a fast race car right off the trailer in the heat and for whatever reason we just struggled the first half of the feature," he said. "We rallied back forward, but it's a 25-lap race and we need to be good the entire time if we want to be contending for wins."

Mallett again showed speed early in the night on Saturday by finishing where he started - second - in a heat race and locking himself directly into the feature in the 11th starting position.

Mallett relied on his notebook for the feature setup, which was based on only a handful of career starts at the unique oval. However, he realized in the first handful of laps that he was lacking speed off the turns and he salvaged a 17th-place showing. The top-20 finish was the 18 th of the season for the Greenbrier, Ark., native.

"We were able to lock straight into the show from the heat race, which is always a good thing when you're not running B Mains," he said. "We needed more gear in the car to be able to get off the turns better in the A Main, but we now know what to do when track conditions change like that going forward."

Mallett was happy with the way his team was able to persevere to finish sixth in the standings despite the limited races this season because of COVID-19. With his team making the change to Triple X chassis for the 2020 season he wasn't sure how long the transition would take to be comfortable, especially with limited races to make it happen. However, Mallett credits the support system and quality of the equipment as a reason he was able to find success.

"We were able to go all season without any DNFs and completing laps is really the only way to learn and grow," he said. "In a year like this one it's important to feel comfortable and it's reassuring when you've got folks like Triple X willing to lend a hand or ear whenever needed. To finish sixth in our first year with them against the ASCS National Tour competition is nothing to be upset about by any means and I'm looking forward to more years running their stuff."

QUICK RESULTS -

Oct. 16 - Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas - Heat race: 1 (3); Feature: 7 (3).

Oct. 17 - Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas - Heat race: 2 (2); Feature: 17 (11).

SEASON STATS -

42 races, 1 win, 5 top fives, 12 top 10s, 14 top 15s, 18 top 20s

UP NEXT -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://jordonmallett.myracepass.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/jmmotorsports14

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

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"Mark and the entire team over at Triple X Race Co. have been a joy to work with and have quickly made us feel a part of their family," Mallett said. "They provide quality equipment that is safe, consistent and fast, and we're glad to have them on board with us."

Mallett would like to thank Awakening Events, Water for Christ, Porter Commercial Refrigeration, DHR Suspension, Racing Optics, Red River Rack Company, KSE Racing Products, FK Rod Ends, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, Sinco, Inc., D&K Farms, Autometer, Callies Racing Products, Dynotech Race Engines, Dickerson Marine Services, Hero Graphics, Hilborn Fuel Injection, ISC Racers Tape, K&N Engineering, Lone Star Super Gas (Sunoco), Schoenfeld Headers, Simpson Race Products, Smiley's Racing Products, MetTec Titanium, MotorState Distributing and Superior Bearing and Supply for their continued support.

 

 

Nolen Racing’s Swanson Finishes Second

In 2020 USAC Silver Crown Driver Championship;

Team Places Third in Entrant Standings

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Oct. 20 — Although it was an abbreviated season of five races due to the COVID-19 pandemic and rain, Nolen Racing’s Kody Swanson finished second in the driver championship and Nolen Racing finished third in the entrant standings in USAC’s premier series, Silver Crown, for 2020.

The 2020 season marks the sixth consecutive year that the Whiteland, Ind.-based team has finished in the top five in the USAC Silver Crown championship.

Nolen Racing’s primary driver, Kody Swanson of Zionsville, Ind., the winningest driver in USAC Silver Crown history and its five-time and defending driver champion, placed tenth in the season finale, the 57th annual Bettenhausen 100 presented by Fatheadz Eyewear at the Illinois State Fairgrounds on Sunday afternoon.

Swanson ended the season with 220 points to Justin Grant’s 266. Chris Windom was third in the final driver standings with 212.

Nolen Racing went into Sunday’s race second in the team standings, but it ended up third for the year when Brady Bacon finished fourth in the race in the Klatt Enterprises car. Hemelgarn Racing, which fields Grant’s car, won the entrant title with 266 points over Klatt Enterprises with 232 and Nolen Racing with 220.

After earning the pole for Sunday’s season finale with a time of 30.457 seconds, Grant had to finish eighth or better to win his first title, and he placed third in the 100-lap race on the 1-mile dirt oval. Grant finished the season without a victory, while Swanson won the race at Salem, Ind. in August. With that victory Swanson set another USAC Silver Crown record by winning a race for the seventh straight season. That broke a tie he had with Jack Hewitt (1986-1991), Brian Tyler (2004-2009) and Dave Steele (2001-2006), who won in six straight seasons.

This year was one of the closest point battles in the series’ history, with nine drivers mathematically in the running for the championship prior to the start of Sunday’s season finale.

Kyle Larson won Sunday’s race over David Gravel with a 1.354-second margin of victory. Grant, Bacon and Jacob Wilson completed the top five. Casey Shuman, Shane Cockrum, Logan Seavey, Windom and Swanson rounded out the top 10 in the 26-driver field.

Swanson placed 14th in Fatheadz Eyewear qualifying with a time of 31.534 seconds. Throughout the race he fought hard to reach the top 10 in the very competitive field with the bright yellow Nolen Racing Maxim No. 20, which is powered by a Tranter-prepped Chevy engine and is sponsored by KECO Coatings, Goodridge and K & N Filters. He achieved that on the final lap, passing Kevin Thomas Jr. to move from 11th to tenth on a chilly afternoon when conserving fuel and tires and staying out of trouble were vital.

Swanson had an excellent start, vaulting from 14th to 11th on the first lap, but he had dropped to 16th by lap 10 as the drivers diced for position. On lap 11 Larson took the lead from Grant and went on to lead the rest of the race.

Swanson regained 15th on lap 16 when both he and Matt Goodnight passed Kyle Steffens, with Swanson turning his best laps of the race to that point on laps 14, 15, 16 and 18.

He regained 14th when Aaron Pierce pulled into the pits with mechanical difficulties on lap 20 after running in third place. Two laps later Swanson moved back into 13th after passing Gravel, and he battled Windom and Gravel for a good portion of the race. With a quarter of the race run he was 13th, 0.447 of a second behind Windom and 0.560 of a second ahead of Gravel, and he’d just run his fastest race lap to that point with a 33.561 on lap 25, which was eighth fastest at the time.

The pace slowed when Patrick Lawson brought out the first of two yellows with 30 laps down after doing a 360-degree spin in Turn 4.

Swanson was still 13th between Windom and Gravel until lap 36, when Jake Swanson (no relation) passed him to push him back to 14th. Kody Swanson passed Jake Swanson back on lap 38 to regain 13th.

Ten laps later Kody Swanson passed Windom to take 12th and continue running between Gravel and Windom. It was extremely close, however, as at the halfway mark Swanson was 12th, 0.351 of a second behind Gravel and 0.452 ahead of Windom.

Gravel passed Chad Kemenah for tenth on lap 52, so by that point Swanson was 12th between Kemenah and Windom. He passed Kemenah for 11th on lap 54, which was the position he’d hold until lap 76.

On lap 55 he surpassed his best race lap to that point with a 33.152, which was the ninth-fastest race lap of anyone at that point. He was running between Gravel and Kemenah when he did it.

He bettered his fastest race lap on lap 58 with a 33.093, which was seventh fastest of anyone to that point. He was able to keep Gravel within striking distance then and he was more than a second ahead of Kemenah, although he was still 11th.

Swanson had drawn up to just 0.206 behind Gravel when the second and final yellow flew on lap 65 after Kyle Robbins crashed into the inside guardrail in Turn 3. Robbins climbed out of his damaged car on his own.

Gravel was able to advance on the restart which put Swanson behind Logan Seavey first (laps 70 and 71) and then Kevin Thomas Jr. (lap 72). With just 25 laps to go Swanson was engaged in one of his fiercest battles of the race. He was still 11th, but he was just 0.140 behind Thomas and 0.124 ahead of Windom.

Windom passed him on lap 76 to push him back to 12th. He regained 11th on lap 81 when Shane Cottle dropped out. But Windom and Kemenah were both peaking, with Windom setting his fastest lap of the race on lap 89 with a 32.922 and Kemenah doing the same on lap 91 with a 32.851.

Swanson was still in the thick of the battle, however, as he set his fastest race lap around the same time, on lap 89, with a 32.962, which was 13th fastest in the field to that point. But the intervals were now longer as the field had gotten a bit spread out, with Windom 0.863 of a second ahead of him and Kemenah 3.157 seconds behind him.

Up ahead Kevin Thomas Jr. was also peaking, as he ran his fastest race lap on the same lap as Windom and Swanson did when Thomas was timed in 33.031.

Windom passed Thomas for tenth on lap 93, which put Swanson between Thomas and Kemenah again. But on the very last lap Swanson passed Thomas to nail down a top-10 finish and finish second in the championship. He took the checkered 3.468 seconds behind Windom, who was ninth, and 0.418 of a second ahead of Thomas, who was 11th.

"We had a tough day at Springfield to finish off what has been a challenging season in an odd year," Swanson said afterwards. "We definitely had high hopes for the day, and I'm thankful for the effort from everyone on this Nolen Racing team.

"We battled some gremlins through the finish of practice and qualifying, but everyone rallied to give us a chance to race for 100 miles. As for the race itself, we had just missed on the balance of the car enough to make things tough. But days like that are part of racing, and we never gave up on getting the best possible finish that we could for the day.

"I'm thankful for the chance to race with this Nolen Racing team, and congratulations to Justin Grant and the Hemelgarn 91 team on the championship!"

Nolen Racing is run by Greg Nolen of Indianapolis, the son of the team’s founder, Gene Nolen of Greenwood, Ind., who died on April 8. Kevin Noblitt of Columbus, Ind. and Rick Laughlin of Whiteland, Ind. are the team’s crew chiefs.

All of the USAC Silver Crown races are streamed live on Flo Racing.

Fans can learn more about Nolen Racing through its website at NolenRacing.com and by following the team on Facebook and Twitter.

 

 

Premier Speedway COVID 19 Update #4 Today

Today (Thursday October 22) at 7.00pm Eastern Day Light Saving Time the Premier Speedway Club will be posting its fourth COVID-19 Update on our Facebook Page with thanks to Liam Fitzgerald and the team at Fitz Media Productions.

During this update Liam interviews Premier Speedway General Manager David Mills about where the Club sits with some of the restrictions in Victoria and what it means for the likelihood of racing at Sungold Stadium, especially in relation to the 49th South West Conveyancing Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic.

The key takeaways from this interview are decisions relating to:

• Further Information on Premier Speedway’s Race Calendar Post Christmas 2020.
• A decision on the 2021 49th South West Conveyancing Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic.
• An update on the 2021 Australian Late Model Championship
• A timeline for further updates as well as some information on behalf of Avalon Raceway.

We thank you for taking the time to take-a-look at this update and hope that everyone continues to stay safe so that restrictions can lift sufficiently for us to get some form of viable season underway in the New Year.

 

 

Hagar Earns Runner-Up Result at Riverside International Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (Oct. 21, 2020) - Derek Hagar recorded his 12th podium finish of the season last Saturday at Riverside International Speedway where he piloted a 305ci winged sprint car for Todd Bradford during the Jimmy Huffman Memorial.

"Todd is a good friend and a good customer," he said. "He was on vacation last week and asked if I'd drive his car. We got it ready for the weekend. He has nice equipment and it was an honor to drive for him and give him a good top-five finish."

Hagar began the night by advancing from his third starting position to a runner-up result during a heat race.

"We had some issues with the motor not wanting to run when it was cold," he said. "We got passed and fell to fifth in the heat race. Then we worked our way back to second. They don't do passing points so that put us starting eighth in the feature.

"We made quick work and got to fourth quickly. We kept having cautions and finally had a long run. We got to second with about five laps to go. The leader, Howard Moore, was gone. I'm not sure we had anything for him with a yellow, but I wish we had clean track quicker. I felt like I started to run him down with a handful of laps to go, but we ran out of time."

Hagar's second-place showing was his fourth runner-up result of the season.

He plans on taking this weekend off before wrapping up the season at Riverside International Speedway during the 12th annual USCS Flip Flop 50 and USCS Fall Nationals on Oct. 30-31 with the USCS Series.

QUICK RESULTS -

Oct. 17 - Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark. - Heat race: 2 (3); Feature: 2 (8).

SEASON STATS -

21 races, 8 wins, 14 top fives, 18 top 10s, 18 top 15s, 21 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Oct. 30-31 at Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark., for the 12th annual USCS Flip Flop 50 and USCS Fall Nationals with the USCS Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.DerekHagarRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/HagarDerek

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Summit Truck Group

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"Summit Truck Group jumped on board with us last year," Hagar said. "We appreciate the support of such a reputable company. They sell a great quality truck and provide a great service."

Hagar would like to thank B&D Towing and Recovery, J&J Auto Racing, Dynotech Performance, FK Rod Ends, Fragola Performance Systems, Killer Coatings, Petra Construction, Administrative Consulting Services, Hedger Brothers Ready Mix, Xtreme Race Graphics, Southern Collision Centre, Jeff's Heating and Cooling, ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems, Weld Wheels, DHR Suspension, Hinchman Racewear, Wix Filters, Wings Unlimited, Valvoline and Ti64 for their continued support.

 

 

Late Incident Relegates Blake Carrick to 13th Place Finish at Ocean Speedway

PETERSEN MEDIA: Having a good night going at Ocean Speedway on Saturday night during the Johnny Key Classic, a late incident would leave Blake Carrick with nowhere to go and relegated him to a 13th place finish.

“We had a really good night going,” Blake Carrick said. “Unfortunately on a late restart, a car got out of shape in front of me and I had nowhere to go. It cost us several spots we ended up finishing 13th.”

A total of 48 cars checked in for the long-standing event, and Carrick got off to a very strong start as he timed the CVC/Cemex/Interstate Oil backed No. 38B entry in third quickest in qualifying time trials.

Gridding the field from the fourth starting position in his heat race, the Lincoln, CA driver would slip back to finish fifth, which forced him into one of the night’s twin ‘B’ Main events.

Picking up the win during his semi, Carrick would get his qualiyifng time back behind the Dash cars and rolled off the starting grid from the 10th position for the 35-lap feature event.

With the surface turning extremely slick for the feature event, Carrick would actually fall outside of the Top-10 in the early goings before settling into a groove and working his way back forward.

Working back into the Top-10 and up to the seventh position, rubber would start to go down on the track. Continuing to run in the seventh position, Carrick’s night would get shaken up during a late restart.

With a car getting out of shape in front of him, Carrick would be in the wrong place at the wrong time and it would actually cost him several positions as he fell back to finish 13th.

“It was a bummer to lose a Top-10 like that because we were better than a 13th place car,” Carrick said. “Fun night, and thank you to all the people who work this car and make this all possible.”

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

ON TAP: Blake Carrick is scheduled to return to action on October 30th in Hanford, CA for the Tom Tarlton Classic.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-37, Wins-3, Top 5’s-16, Top 10’s-24

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

 

 

KCP Racing and Gio Scelzi Bring 2020 Season to Close with Tough Two Night Swing in the Midwest

PETERSEN MEDIA- With Gio Scelzi having other commitments the next couple of weekends, the trip to Lakeside Speedway and Lake Ozark Speedway marked the end of the 2020 Campaign for Scelzi and KCP Racing.

“It certainly was not our weekend and was a really tough way to end our season,” Scelzi said. “In the few months we were able to race together, we got a ton better and it has us all very excited to go through the off season and come out strong in 2021.”

Friday night’s penultimate night in 2020 for the team saw them check in at Lakeside Speedway where Scelzi would time the Logan Contractors Supply, Inc./Aspen Aire/Royal Flooring backed No. 18 machine in 10th fastest in qualifying time trials.

Slipping back to a fifth-place finish in his heat race, Scelzi would move into the feature event where he would take the green flag from the 18th starting position.

Scelzi would have a short night however, as the Fresno, CA driver would get caught up in a wreck and it would lead to a broken rear axle.

Bouncing back and heading to Eldon, MO to take part in the Jason Johnson Classic on Saturday night at Lake Ozark Speedway, Scelzi would get off to a quick start as he timed in fourth fastest in time trials, and finished second in his heat race.

Making his way into the DirtVision Fast Pass Dash, Scelzi would pick up a third-place finish, putting him in the second row of the 41-lap feature event.

Running inside the Top-Five during the early goings of the race, contact with another car would ensue when the field was firing back up after a red flag. Contact would result in front wing damage for Scelzi and it would change the handling of his machine.

Doing all he could to hang on to a top five, Scelzi would slip back to sixth before contact from another car caused front end damage, that led to another car getting into a slowing Scelzi and bringing his night to another early end.

“Saturday night I made a really stupid mistake that cost us a chance at a top-five, and led to us being in a bad spot that ended our night early,” Scelzi added. “Not the ideal way to end our season, but I am really excited to get to work this offseason with the KCP Racing team.”

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

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-28, Wins-0, Top-5’s- 9, Top 10’s-13

ON TAP: Scelzi and KCP Racing have concluded their 2020 season.

STAY CONNECTED: You can also visit the team’s website at www.kcpracing.com, and follow the team on Twitter @KCPRacing.

 

 

Paul Nienhiser Lands Double-Duty Ride for Saturday’s Fall Fling at Kokomo Speedway

PETERSEN MEDIA: Though he thought his 2020 season was complete, Paul Nienhiser will be in action this Saturday at Kokomo Speedway compete in both a Non-Wing Sprint Car as well as a winged 410ci car as a teammate to Chase Stockon in a second KO Motorsports entry.

“I really thought my season was over and was disappointed in how it ended with a rough night in Scott Bonar’s car,” Paul Nienhiser. “Then, earlier this week I received a phone call from KO Motorsports’ Kent Schmidt, and they wanted to run a second car at Kokomo this weekend in both divisions. I jumped at the opportunity, and I am really excited for Kokomo.”

2020 has been a strange year for drivers across the country, Nienhiser included. The Chapin, IL driver has still managed to compete in 32 races and win five feature events, and has also been able to shed the wings on a pair of occasions and find success.

While running his own equipment in non-wing action to date, Nienhiser is eager for the opportunity to jump into the KO Motorsports seat as their main focus over the last two years has been non-winged racing.

“I am beyond excited for this opportunity,” Nienhiser said. “I have a ton of winged laps under my belt so I am hoping that we run well with the Outlaws, but I am just as excited to log some laps with a non-wing team and see how I stack up, and see what I can learn from these guys.”

Based out of Southern, IN KO Motorsports was formed two years ago by Kent Schmidt, Brian Davis, and Tom Davis. As a group that likes to get together and race for fun 2020 saw Chase Stockon join the team full time as they compete with the USAC National Sprint Car Series, and claimed the Sprint Week Championship.

KO Motorsports would like to thank Hutson John Deere, Davis Brothers, Engler Machine and Tool, and LST Shocks for their continued support.

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

2020 BY THE NUMBERS: Races-32, Wins-5, Top 5’s-12, Top 10’s-18

ON TAP: Nienhiser will pilot two KO Motorsports entries at Kokomo Speedway on Saturday night.

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

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Becker and Van Lare Motorsports 12th at Key Classic

PETERSEN MEDIA- After August’s original Johnny Key Classic date was pushed back due to wildfires in the area, Sean Becker and Van Lare Motorsports made their way to Ocean Speedway on Saturday night for the makeup date where ‘The Shark’ would record a 12th place finish during the 35-lap feature event.

“Unfortunately, we really just struggled all night long,” Sean Becker said. “But I have the confidence that Jim Van Lare will have this team performing like it should as the season begins to come to a close.”

A total of 48 winged 360’s checked in for the 60th running of the event, and Becker would get the Pro Aggregate/All About Fire Protection/Bianchi Farms backed No. 5v timed in 26th fastest in qualifying time trials.

Racing to a fifth-place finish in heat race action, the Roseville, CA driver would find himself in one of the twin “B” mains for one final shot to punch his ticket into the 35-lap Johnny Key Classic finale.

Able to finish in the second position behind DJ Netto, Becker would indeed earn the transfer into the finale where he would roll off the starting grid from the 19th starting position.

As the night moved along, the once hooked up Ocean Speedway surface had turned extremely slick for the feature event and would eventually turn abrasive and take rubber.

Coming from the back of the pack, the veteran driver knew the importance of making up ground early as the inevitable rubber would ultimately put a stoppage in passing.

When the race came to life, Becker would have a hard time getting going as he was mired in traffic with drivers jockeying for position on the slippery surface.

Running back in 20th for the first 10-laps, Becker would start to make some headway around the race’s halfway point as he jumped into the 15th position by the 20th lap.

Why he would slip back to 18th for a lap, Becker would actually get stronger as he was able to find the rubber before some of the other drivers and jumped back up to the 14th position, and then took over 12th with just four laps left in the race.

Chasing after the Top-10, Becker would be unable to catch them, though would just narrowly miss out on the 11th spot at the finish line.

Becker and Van Lare Motorsports would like to thank Pro Aggregate, All About Fire Protection, Bianchi Farms, Shark Racing Engines, CCI, Van Lare Steering Repair, and Triple X Race Co. for their support in 2020.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-33, Wins-4, Top 5’s- 15, Top-10’s- 19

ON TAP: Becker will be back in action on Friday October 30th in Hanford, CA in the Monhoff Racing entry, and then on Saturday October 31st in Marysville, CA in the Van Lare Motorsports car.

STAY CONNECTED: If you can’t be at the track, make sure to follow @MrsSharkBecker on twitter for constant updates, or become a fan on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SeanBeckerRacing1023.

 

 

Late Incident Relegates Blake Carrick to 13th Place Finish at Ocean Speedway

PETERSEN MEDIA: Having a good night going at Ocean Speedway on Saturday night during the Johnny Key Classic, a late incident would leave Blake Carrick with nowhere to go and relegated him to a 13th place finish.

“We had a really good night going,” Blake Carrick said. “Unfortunately on a late restart, a car got out of shape in front of me and I had nowhere to go. It cost us several spots we ended up finishing 13th.”

A total of 48 cars checked in for the long-standing event, and Carrick got off to a very strong start as he timed the CVC/Cemex/Interstate Oil backed No. 38B entry in third quickest in qualifying time trials.

Gridding the field from the fourth starting position in his heat race, the Lincoln, CA driver would slip back to finish fifth, which forced him into one of the night’s twin ‘B’ Main events.

Picking up the win during his semi, Carrick would get his qualiyifng time back behind the Dash cars and rolled off the starting grid from the 10th position for the 35-lap feature event.

With the surface turning extremely slick for the feature event, Carrick would actually fall outside of the Top-10 in the early goings before settling into a groove and working his way back forward.

Working back into the Top-10 and up to the seventh position, rubber would start to go down on the track. Continuing to run in the seventh position, Carrick’s night would get shaken up during a late restart.

With a car getting out of shape in front of him, Carrick would be in the wrong place at the wrong time and it would actually cost him several positions as he fell back to finish 13th.

“It was a bummer to lose a Top-10 like that because we were better than a 13th place car,” Carrick said. “Fun night, and thank you to all the people who work this car and make this all possible.”

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

ON TAP: Blake Carrick is scheduled to return to action on October 30th in Hanford, CA for the Tom Tarlton Classic.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-37, Wins-3, Top 5’s-16, Top 10’s-24

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

 

 

Episode 20 - Steve O'Neal makes Port Royal a fun place and Doug Dodson Doubles up!

Oct 20 • 40:56
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Heading into our final weekend of the season and our biggest race, The Keystone RaceSaver Challenge we talk to Steve O'Neal about what makes Port Royal a fun place; including a great staff of individuals that have made 2020 a great season for Port Royal. Steve tells us about declaring "fan appreciation night" for this week and we learn who the heck is "Beaner"?

Our very first guest Doug Dodson is no longer a podcast guinea pig as Doug capped a terrific season with a pair of wins Friday at BAPs. Doug talks about how this epic accomplishment was partially thanks to help from the friend and competitor he passed with just one lap to go. We'll also find out why he's hoping to give a big ole smooch to our announcer this Saturday!

As usual we start off our show with a much healthier Frank Buhrman who opens this action-packed version of the podcast with his RaceSaver roundup.

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Hill Wraps Up Season Fighting Misfortune at Devil's Bowl Winter Nationals

Inside Line Promotions - MESQUITE, Texas (Oct. 20, 2020) - A challenging track and some misfortune kept Alex Hill from enjoying a more successful weekend than she aimed to produce with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour during the 47th annual Winter Nationals hosted by Devil's Bowl Speedway.

"It wasn't bad, but it could've been a lot better," Hill said regarding her final racing weekend of the year. "The track was heavy and hammer-down both nights, making it really difficult to pass. That made drawing well more important than usual.

"The first night we drew well, but had an issue with the car. We got that fixed the second night, but we had a bad draw."

Hill started second and finished in that position during her heat race on Friday night, which placed her 11th on the A Main starting grid.

"I got the lead in the heat race, but lost it when I got into the slop on the frontstretch and finished second," she said. "I was running pretty well in the feature for the first few laps and then the car felt like it was down on the right rear tire and it was really uncomfortable to drive. There was a caution after about seven laps and I pulled in because I thought something on the car was broke.

"My crew couldn't find anything wrong and I restarted in the back. It didn't get any better and I pulled in when I got lapped. My crew changed the rear bars after the race and it was fine on Saturday."

Saturday night also presented frustration for Hill. While there were no issues with her car, she had a poor draw, which mired her deep in the field.

"We had a bad draw and that kind of set the tone for the night," said Hill, who started in the last row in her heat race. "Like Friday, the track was one-lane again and it was difficult to move forward in the heat. That started us pretty deep in the B Main. We were able to pass some cars in the B Main after starting ninth, but once I got to fifth the rest of the cars were a ways in front of me and strung out so that was where we finished.

"It wasn't the way we had hoped to finish our season, but you have nights like that when things go against you."

Hill used a provisional to tag the rear of the field in the feature and she pulled in early. She was credited with an 11th-place showing in the ASCS National Tour championship standings for the second straight year.

QUICK RESULTS -

Oct. 16 - Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas - Heat race: 2 (1); Feature: DNF (11).

Oct. 17 - Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas - Heat race: 8 (7); B Main: 5 (9); Feature: DNF (24).

SEASON STATS -

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

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.HillsRacingTeam.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/HillsRacingTeam

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Creative Edge Signs and Graphics

Located in Kitchener, Ontario, Creative Edge Signs and Graphics has been in business for more than 20 years. Co-founder Steve Lyons started in vehicle graphics as a teenager, lettering race cars at the local race track. Back then, the tools of the trade were brushes and a steady hand. Today, computer technology allows its team of artists to go far beyond the capabilities of the paint brush. From computer-cut vinyl to digital imaging, Creative Edge has the tools to design eye-catching signs and vehicle graphics from start to finish. For more information, visit http://www.CreativeEdgeInc.ca.

"Creative Edge provides us with great quality wraps for our car," Hill said. "They are the best."

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

 

 

Sams III Secures 10th in ASCS National Tour Standings After Solid Performance During Winter Nationals

Inside Line Promotions - MESQUITE, Texas (Oct. 20, 2020) - Danny Sams III saved the best for last.

The Sams LaMountain Racing driver produced his most complete weekend of the season with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour during the final doubleheader of the year last Friday and Saturday when Devil's Bowl Speedway hosted the 47th annual Winter Nationals.

Sams III hustled from 20th to 14th on Friday before he claimed a 15th-place result on Saturday. It marked his first time this season with back to back top 15s during ASCS National Tour competition. The weekend also boosted him to a 10th-place finish in the championship standings.

"The weekend went really good," he said. "We were sitting 11th in points rolling in. We did everything we needed to do to lock into the top 10, which was our goal to heading into the season.

"We were good the first time we showed up to Devil's Bowl last year and we built off of that. We had a better weekend this time."

Sams III picked up two positions in a heat race Friday to place fourth. A runner-up result in a B Main earned a transfer into the main event. Sams III continued to pass cars in the feature, driving from 20th to 14th.

"I think we had a top-10 car," he said. "With the cautions and lapped cars moving around it slowed us down, but we were happy with the progress we made. I was one of the only cars running the bottom in turns three and four. I was able to hook it. Most people were running around the top and it was a longer way around. I went to the top when I needed, but the bottom worked for us."

Sams III backed up the strong outing on Saturday when he finished third in a heat race and 15th in the A Main.

"I was supposed to start fourth in the heat race, but the driver starting second didn't make it so I moved up a row," he said. "I wasn't in the preferred line and lost a spot right away, but I held onto third and it was good enough to lock us into the feature.

"I was up to 12th at one time in the feature and got pushed up in the middle and lost my ground. It was a racing deal. Overall, I was happy to gain a spot and we learned a lot."

The 15th-place result was the eighth of the season for Sams III.

The team will take the next two weekends off before racing on Nov. 6-7 at Hendry County Motorsports Park in Clewiston, Fla., with the USCS Series.

QUICK RESULTS -

Oct. 16 - Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas - Heat race: 4 (6); B Main: 2 (1); Feature: 14 (20).

Oct. 17 - Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas - Heat race: 3 (2); Feature: 15 (16).

SEASON STATS -

31 races, 0 wins, 1 top five, 2 top 10s, 8 top 15s, 12 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Nov. 6-7 at Hendry County Motorsports Park in Clewiston, Fla., with the USCS Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: https://samslamtnracing.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/samslamtnracing

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

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - East Mountain Transport, Inc.

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

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

Sams LaMountain Racing would like to thank Southern Racing Fuels, Williams Precision Engines, Kistler Racing Products, Goodyear Rubber Products, Inc., and Raintree Design LLC for their continued support.

 

 

SawBlade.com Backed Carney II Posts Sixth-Place Result During Devil's Bowl Winter Nationals

Inside Line Promotions - MESQUITE, Texas (Oct. 20, 2020) - John Carney II highlighted the 47th annual Winter Nationals with a top-10 performance last Friday at Devil's Bowl Speedway.

The SawBlade.com Xiphos saw blade and Burkham Contracting sponsored driver piloted a sprint car for Scott Brown during the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour's two-day event. It began on a positive note for Carney II, who advanced from fifth to third place in a heat race. Carney II ranked ninth in overall points following the heat race, which narrowly missed the feature redraw and lined him up on the inside of the fifth row for the A Main.

"Friday night went well," he said. "We just missed the feature redraw by one spot and that was important. We were a pretty decent car, but not quite fast enough to pass people. We picked up a few spots and we had an idea of what to do the next night."

Carney II earned a sixth-place showing. He started in a similar position on Saturday, lining up fifth in a heat race. This time he gained one position and that put him one spot out of locking into the main event. Carney II started on the pole of the first B Main and a runner-up result locked him into the A Main. He advanced several positions before ending 16 th.

"The track was way different," he said. "It was greasy and slick through the first couple of heat races. On the start I was stuck behind a guy and by the time I got around him I didn't pass enough cars. They had some wrecks in other heats with cars in the front so the points got shuffled a lot and that made us run a B Main.

"In the feature I drove up to about 10th and was rolling real good, but we had some mechanical problems toward the end of the race that slowed us down. The weekend wasn't that bad. We didn't tear anything up. That should make the offseason pretty easy."

QUICK RESULTS -

Oct. 16 - Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas - Heat race: 3 (5); Feature: 6 (9).

Oct. 17 - Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas - Heat race: 4 (5); B Main: 2 (1); Feature: 16 (19).

SEASON STATS -

39 races, 5 wins, 9 top fives, 19 top 10s, 29 top 15s, 33 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: https://j2carney.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/J2Carney

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Burkham Contracting

"David and Jeff Burkham from Burkham Contracting bought a car from me last year and we've been friends since then," Carney II said. "They wanted to be a part of the team and we're grateful for their support."

Carney would also like to thank SawBlade.com, Danny Sander Construction, Mesilla Valley Transportation, South Plains Towing, CSR Garage, Jackson Compaction, Speedway Motors Racing Engines, Momentum Racing Suspensions, Raider Graphix and Tejas Motors for their continued support.

 

 

Dover Scores Two Top Fives at Devil's Bowl During Winter Nationals

Inside Line Promotions - MESQUITE, Texas (Oct. 20, 2020) - Jack Dover was consistent throughout the 47th annual Winter Nationals last weekend at Devil's Bowl Speedway.

Dover delivered a top-five outing each night during the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour season finale, giving him 21 top fives in 29 races this year.

The two-day show began on Friday with Dover winning a heat race after lining up on the outside of the front row. That earned a spot into the feature redraw and Dover pulled the No. 2 to garner the front row for the A Main.

"We went out and won our heat race by five seconds so I knew we were pretty good," he said. "It's hard to judge because we started out front. We redrew the No. 2 for the feature. With Sam Hafertepe Jr. starting on the front it wasn't going to be easy. I figured I'd ride in second and catch him in traffic. It never came to that. We had a late restart and Scott Bogucki was able to get by us on the bottom in turns three and four.

"I was very pleased to run third with those guys considering we hardly run with them. I felt like my car needed some adjustments and a gear change. We did that the next night and the car was way better."

The third-place effort was the best of the season during ASCS National Tour action for Dover. It also marked his 16th podium of the year.

The stout weekend wrapped up on Saturday with Dover maneuvering from fourth to third place in a heat race. That lined him up on the outside of the seventh row for the main event and he charged forward 10 positions to end fourth. It was the second-most positions gained by any driver in the feature.

"They gave us a really good track both nights," he said. "It was a little too good. There wasn't much passing and everybody was fast in the heat race. We got by one car and were all over second place, but the track wasn't wide enough to make a move on them.

"The track widened out for the feature. If you could hit the bottom good it had a really good groove. The top was good as well so there were two lanes of racing. I picked them off one by one. I ran up top and the bottom. We slowly worked our way up there. To get as far forward as we moved without any yellows was impressive. We're definitely going to take those notes for when we go back there."

QUICK RESULTS -

Oct. 16 - Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas - Heat race: 1 (2); Feature: 3 (2).

Oct. 17 - Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas - Heat race: 3 (4); Feature: 4 (14).

SEASON STATS -

29 races, 9 wins, 21 top fives, 24 top 10s, 25 top 15s, 25 top 20s

UP NEXT -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.JackDoverRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/JackDoverRacing

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Carpet Land

Carpet Land has been family-owned and operated for more than 25 years and has two convenient locations in Lincoln, Neb., and Omaha, Neb. Carpet Land's goal is to provide the largest selection of in-stock flooring at discounted prices for its customers. Along with Nebraska's largest in-stock carpet inventory, the company also carries large amounts of vinyl, tile, wood, laminate, luxury vinyl tiles and planks, area rugs and room size remnants. For more information, visit http://www.CarpetLandonline.com .

"We are really excited to have Carpet Land back as part of our team," Dover said. "They've been a great supporter of racing in Nebraska and I can't wait to see them to Victory Lane a lot this year."

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

 

 

Come to the Keystone for $5
 

Port Royal Speedway has declared Saturday “Fan Appreciation Day” with adult general admission for the biggest PA Sprint Series IMCA/RaceSaver race of the year, the Keystone RaceSaver Challenge, lowered to only $5. Under 13 is free. Pit Pass is $30.

“This is an unbelievable gesture by the Fair Board, Steve O’Neal and everybody at Port Royal Speedway,” PASS Director Rod Ort said. “We hope race fans will take advantage of the speedway’s generosity and come out to see some of the best sprint car racing of the year.”

Last year’s race featured a three-way battle for the lead with eventual winner “Nitro Nick” Sweigart sweeping from third to first in the second turn of the last lap, then holding off a challenge from “Zach Daddy” Newlin to score a narrow win. Not to be outdone, the Founders Cup race for non-qualifiers saw Kassidy Kreitz take the victory in a side-by-side finish with Drew Ritchey.

“We can’t guarantee that every year,” Ort said, “but we’ve had plenty of nail-biters this season, and with 50-60 cars expected, the quality of the starting field will certainly make it possible.”

Recognizing the weather changes possible late in the season, gates for the Keystone RaceSaver Challenge will open at noon, with racing scheduled to begin at 3:00 p.m. Limited late models and 4-cylinder pure stocks also will be part of the program.

For the latest news, visit www.pasprintseries.com or the PA Sprint Series Facebook page.

 

 

Crockett Captures ASCS National Tour Season Finale to Extend Winning Streak to 25 Years

Inside Line Promotions - MESQUITE, Texas (Oct. 20, 2020) - Roger Crockett released a huge sigh of relief in Victory Lane on Saturday when Devil's Bowl Speedway hosted the 47th annual Winter Nationals.

Crockett captured the marquee Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour event for the second straight year, which marked his first win of the season and 10 th career with the series. That also extended his winning streak to 25 consecutive years dating back to 1996 - Crockett's second season racing a sprint car.

"It's a huge relief to finally win," he said. "It wasn't unexpected, but after we'd been so close at some big races it was like we finally did it. I never thought it'd be such a relief to win a race. It's easy to be spoiled when you've been fortunate to win a lot of races."

Crockett kicked off the final doubleheader of the ASCS National Tour season on Friday when he placed fourth in a heat race, won a B Main and advanced from 17th to 12th in the main event.

"I got a very bad start in the heat race and missed the bottom in turn one," he said. "We lost spots and just weren't great. We started in the front of the B Main. Our lap times were extremely good out in clean air, but as soon as we got in traffic again starting deep in the A Main we were not good."

Crockett changed a couple of parts for the finale on Saturday and it paid off. He advanced from fourth to second place in a heat race. He made the feature redraw and Crockett got the No. 2 to line up on the outside of the front row for the 30-lap main event.

"I got a really good start and darn near got away with the win in the heat," he said. "Then we got the good redraw and the jump early in the feature. Our car was really, really good. I came upon two lapped cars battling each other. One of them went up in front of me. I had to get off the gas a little bit and Matt (Covington) was able to capitalize."

Crockett led the first nine laps before Covington took over the top spot in traffic. The duo swapped the lead once again on Lap 17 and Crockett led the remainder of the race.

"After I had got passed we had a clear track for five or six laps," he said. "I was able to track Matt down and get to him before we got back to traffic. We got through traffic better after that. Ultimately I didn't get held up or had to slow down too much. I was able to finish the thing off.

"I also want to note our appreciation to CRC for being on the car for the weekend and we always appreciate Shelby Park Marketing for their support."

The win gave Crockett at least one ASCS National Tour triumph during each of the last four years. It also secured a career-best runner-up result in the championship standings.

QUICK RESULTS -

Oct. 16 - Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas - Heat race: 4 (3); B Main: 1 (2); Feature: 12 (17).

Oct. 17 - Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas - Heat race: 2 (4); Feature: 1 (2).

SEASON STATS -

29 races, 1 win, 8 top fives, 16 top 10s, 21 top 15s, 23 top 20s

UP NEXT -

TBD

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/the_Rocket_11

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

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - CRC

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Today, CRC is a global supplier of specialty products and formulations, manufacturing over 1,300 items and developing specialized formulas to meet the unique needs of the Automotive, Marine, Heavy Truck, Hardware, Electrical, Industrial and Aviation markets. CRC serves customers around the world with manufacturing and distribution throughout North, Central and South America, Europe, South Africa and Asia-Pacific marketing areas.

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"We've used CRC brake cleaner and carb cleaner and we are really excited about the CRC SmartWasher," Crockett said. "Not only does the SmartWasher work extremely well, it is eco-friendly. You can wash your hands with it. And it works really with any industry, not just racing parts. We encourage everyone to check out CRC to see the incredible product line."

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

 

 

Dominic Scelzi Excited to Make Debut at Kokomo Speedway This Saturday

Inside Line Promotions - ELDON, Mo. (Oct. 20, 2020) - Saturday will mark another new track for Dominic Scelzi to check off the list.

Scelzi and Roth Motorsports invade Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Ind., for the second-to-last World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series event of the season.

"I'm excited to get an opportunity to race at Kokomo Speedway," he said. "We're putting a new car together so hopefully we can have more of a balance."

Scelzi made his debut with Roth Motorsports' World of Outlaws team last weekend during a pair of races in the Midwest. It began on Friday at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., where Scelzi made his first appearance. He timed in 25th quickest in qualifying, placed seventh in a heat race and ended fourth in the Last Chance Showdown to transfer into the back of the main event. Scelzi capped the night by maneuvering from 24th to 19th.

The team then headed to Lake Ozark Speedway on Saturday for the Jason Johnson Classic. Scelzi qualified 18th quickest, finished sixth in a heat race, produced a third-place run in the Last Chance Showdown and rallied from 23rd to 18th in the A Main.

"I think for us we're wading through all the stuff the team has," he said. "There is a lot of different stuff than the California team, which I drove for last year. We're trying to figure out what we need. We changed so much stuff in the two nights because we were extremely tight and didn't have good drive. When we were against moisture in the track the left front was off the ground. You get off the moisture and you get stalled out. Hopefully the new car we're putting together this week will put us in a good position on Saturday night at Kokomo.

"Dennis and Teresa Roth and Todd Ventura put in a lot for this team and I want to put together a solid night with a great result for them. The goal is to consistently run up front during the final couple of races this year."

QUICK RESULTS -

Oct. 16 - Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan. - Qualifying: 25; Heat race: 7 (7); B Main: 4 (5); Feature: 19 (24).

Oct. 17 - Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo. - Qualifying: 18; Heat race: 6 (5); B Main: 3 (2); Feature: 18 (23).

SEASON STATS -

61 races, 3 wins, 17 top fives, 29 top 10s, 42 top 15s, 49 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Saturday at Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Ind., with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.GaryScelziMotorsports.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DominicScelzi41

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

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SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Roth Motorsports

Roth Motorsports is a championship winning sprint car team formed in 1992 by Dennis and Teresa Roth. For more information, visit http://www.RothMotorsports83.com .

"Growing up in California the Roth car has always been the pinnacle of racing with their accomplishments in not only California but throughout the country," Scelzi said. "The friendship we have with Dennis and Teresa Roth and Todd Ventura is special. Any time we've needed anything they've gone above and beyond. It's a lot more than a motor sports partnership. It's a true and special friendship."

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

 

 

Sides Returning to Kokomo Speedway Saturday for First Time Since 2015

Inside Line Promotions - ELDON, Mo. (Oct. 20, 2020) - The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series is down to two weekends of racing remaining this season and Jason Sides is aiming to finish on a high note.

The penultimate event is this Saturday at Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Ind., where Sides most recently competed in June 2015. His best result during a handful of starts at Kokomo Speedway with the World of Outlaws was a 13 th-place showing in 2013.

"It's like a non-wing track," he said. "It's more like Haubstadt, kind of small. A lot of times when we've been there it's been up on the fence. I was just talking to some people the other day and heard they changed the dirt on it and it's around the bottom now, which would be good."

Sides raced in a pair of Outlaws events last weekend beginning on Friday at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan. He qualified 19th quickest, ended sixth in a heat race, won the Last Chance Showdown and advanced from 21st to 17th in the A Main.

"We didn't get qualified where we needed to be," he said. "We changed a few things and ran the LCS. We were really good by ourselves out front. In the feature behind those cars we were really, really tight. On the start we couldn't get it turned and lost a few spots. From that point on we realized we had to stay out of dirty air. I just did my own thing to stay out from behind other people."

The weekend concluded on Saturday at Lake Ozark Speedway, which hosted the Jason Johnson Classic. Sides timed in 16th quickest. A fifth-place result in a heat race locked him into the main event.

"The track was a little choppy and had a curb in turns three and four," he said. "In the feature we didn't tighten up enough and it was dead slick. They had reworked it right before and the racing lane went right to the top. Once you get lapped you don't want to mess up anyone's race so I rode on the bottom staying out of the way."

Sides finished 19th.

QUICK RESULTS -

Oct. 16 - Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan. - Qualifying: 19; Heat race: 6 (5); B Main: 1 (1); Feature: 17 (21).

Oct. 17 - Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo. - Qualifying: 16; Heat race: 5 (4); Feature: 19 (20).

SIDES MOTORSPORTS SEASON STATS -

73 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 8 top 10s, 30 top 15s, 50 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Saturday at Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Ind., with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.SidesMotorsports.com

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

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Jim Schuhknecht

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

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

 

 

Kerry Madsen Hustles From 22nd to Fourth During Jason Johnson Classic

Inside Line Promotions - ELDON, Mo. (Oct. 20, 2020) - Kerry Madsen put on a show last Saturday when he charged from 22nd to a fourth-place result during the Jason Johnson Classic at Lake Ozark Speedway.

It marked the Killer Instinct Crossbow sponsored driver's sixth top five of the season with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series and the 16th top 10 in the last 19 races for Big Game Motorsports.

The weekend began on Friday at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., where Madsen qualified eighth quickest. A runner-up result in a heat race advanced Madsen into the dash. He placed seventh to line up on the inside of the fourth row for the A Main.

"We went out late and qualified just good enough to get us on the front row in a heat," he said. "We had a good run and ended up in the top two to make the dash. We weren't great in the dash for some reason. I thought we were pretty good in the main event, but the track was pretty one groove. It wasn't a typical Lakeside of being up on the wall. The premier line was around the bottom. The car came on good at the end and we ended up seventh."

Madsen's seventh-place result was his 40th top 10 of the season.

The team ventured to Lake Ozark Speedway on Saturday. Madsen timed in 21 st quickest and a sixth-place run in a heat race relegated him to the Last Chance Showdown. A runner-up result garnered a transfer into the back of the main event and Madsen hustled his way from 22nd to fourth during the 41-lap feature.

"We drew a late number for qualifying and the track lost a bunch of time, plus my laps weren't great," he said. "Then I ended up sixth in the heat so I had to run the LCS. It was almost a blessing because we got to work on our car a little bit. We changed a little bit of stuff and the car was awesome in the A Main. I drove right up through there. I was really good in the middle of turns one and two and the top in turns three and four. I was really happy with that run. At some point you're gonna start deep in the field. You have to drive as hard as you can. A lot of times you're just hoping to get a top 10. To really blast up there and get a top five is pretty nice."

The strong performance also earned the Hard Charger Award for passing the most cars.

Next up for Big Game Motorsports is a World of Outlaws race on Saturday at Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Ind. Madsen finished fourth during his most recent visit to the track in June 2015. He also placed fifth in 2014 and ninth in 2012 among his five career starts at Kokomo Speedway.

QUICK RESULTS -

Oct. 16 - Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan. - Qualifying: 8; Heat race: 2 (2); Dash: 7 (6); Feature: 7 (7).

Oct. 17 - Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo. - Qualifying: 21; Heat race: 6 (6); B Main: 2 (3); Feature: 4 (22).

SEASON STATS -

65 races, 1 win, 16 top fives, 41 top 10s, 46 top 15s, 54 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Saturday at Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Ind., with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BigGameMotorspt

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OVER $10,000 Up for Grabs in Texas Sprint Series Invitational on Saturday October 31st at Monarch Motor Speedway!

Wichita Falls, TX (10/20/20) by DarinShort.com. The 2020 racing season for the Texas Sprint Series (TSS) will reach its crescendo at Monarch Motor Speedway (MMS) on Saturday October 31st at 6pm with the running of the Texas Sprint Series Invitational – paying out an excess of $10,000 in purse money to invited sprint car teams.

The invitational will feature approximately 30 Texas Sprint Series teams that are hand selected for the event, and Series Director Brad Shirley will be contacting them with details and pre-entry info. Make sure if you see him calling you to take his call, as this event is next weekend!

This is the Texas Sprint Series way of thanking those drivers that have consistently supported the series throughout the 2020 racing season by inviting them to compete in the event.

The Texas Sprint Series Invitational is all part of a ghoulish night of racing with the running of the Haunted 100 for all the MMS USRA racing divisions along with the Mini-Stocks. By clicking www.MMSdirt.com those race teams can get their cars pre-entered to the event. Again, all TSS teams will be contacted directly for pre-entry information, as no ‘race day’ entries will be accepted in the sprint car division. Visit www.raceTSS.com for complete series news and information.

MMS will also have a special "Trick-R-Meet" component for the young fans to trick-or-treat with the drivers (thus, Trick-R-Meet), we'll let you all know what time Trick-R-Meet will take place as the event date draws nearer, so you can get your li’l gobblins ready for some added fun!

Kids of all ages can get their picture taken (for free) with the newly unveiled track mascot, A-MAIN. He will be there to greet fans as they enter the grandstand area, provide entertainment and some shenanigans throughout the evening…so make sure to have your camera’s ready!

Here are event-specific details:

- AFFORDABLE FAMILY FUN! Adult G.A. (ages 12-54) JUST $20! Seniors (age 55+) or First Responders $15. Kids 6-11 are $5. Pit passes $35 (age 6-11 pits are $15).

- SATURDAY OCT. 31st: Pits Open by 2pm, Grandstands Open by 4:30pm. Driver’s Meeting Draw Cutoff 5:45pm. Hot Laps 6pm with Racing to follow immediately!

- Track is located 4 miles west of I-44 in Wichita Falls on Hwy 287, then head north 1.2 miles on FM369. 1633 FM 369 N. Wichita Falls, TX.

- The track has great food in the concession stand, so come hungry and they’ll fill you up - and at family-affordable prices!

- MMS now sells adult beverages, and no outside food/drink coolers are allowed inside the ticket gate.

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

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

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

Please make plans to join us Saturday October 31st at 6pm for a spine-chilling night of family fun, featuring the ‘Texas Sprint Series Invitational’ for the RaceSaver IMCA Texas Sprint Series plus all the action-packed Monarch Motor Speedway racing divisions competing in the Haunted 100!

 

 

Inaugural Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout Gains More Momentum
New Miniseries Set for January 22-24 at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway

QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. (October 20, 2020) — The Schaeffer’s Oil Wild Wing Shootout presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts is officially less than three months away. The brand-new 410 c.i. Winged Sprint Car and IMCA Modified extravaganza is set for January 22-24 at FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway.

Recent announcements for the event have included the addition of Schaeffer Oil as the title sponsor and O’Reilly Auto Parts as the presenting sponsor. In addition to gaining branding notoriety, the miniseries is also already drawing attention from racers. Winged Sprint Car aces Rico Abreu, Cory Eliason, Dominic Scelzi, Aaron Reutzel, D.J. Netto and Giovanni Scelzi are among the list of drivers who have already voiced an intent to compete in the three-race swing.

The brand-new event will find 410 c.i. Winged Sprint Cars competing for a $7,000 top prize in the Friday, January 22 opener, while the programs on Saturday and Sunday, January 23 – 24 will each boast a $10,000 winner’s check. An Open Practice Session is slated for Thursday, January 21.

As the prospective Sprint Car field continues to grow, so does the likely list of IMCA Modified entries. California standouts Ethan Dotson and Cody Laney have already tossed their names into the hat. Each of the three programs spanning January 22-24, 2021 posts a $1,000 winner’s check for the IMCA Modified division.

Last but not least, fans clamoring to get a prime seat for the must-see action, will have their wishes granted next week. On Tuesday, October 27 online sales of reserved and general admission grandstand tickets will become available at www.wildwingshootout.com/buy-tickets/ .

From a staffing standpoint an all-star crew is being assembled for the three-night event, which is a co-promotion between Keyser Manufacturing Wild West Shootout promoter, Chris Kearns and FK Rod Ends Arizona Speedway promoter, Jonah Trussel.

Tommie Estes and Doug Lockwood will oversee the 410 c.i. Winged Sprint Car and IMCA Modified action, while the track preparation will be spearheaded by Gary Risch and Scott Woodhouse. Additionally, familiar voices will echo from the speakers at the 3/8-mile oval as veteran announcers Blake Anderson and Chet Christner provided blow-by-blow accounts of the red-hot, racing action.

Ticket information as well as full event details can be found at www.WildWingShootout.com.

Additionally, please make sure to follow us on social media at:
Facebook: @WildWingShootout
Twitter: @WingShootout
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Gropp Crowned POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League Rookie of the Year Honors

Belleville, IL (10/20/2020) After a freshman season with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League, Lincoln, Nebraska’s Trey Gropp claimed Rookie of the Year honors and an eighth-place finish overall in the championship standings.

In July 2019, Gropp stepped into a midget for the first time, piloting a ride out of Jay Mounce’s MSW stable at Valley Speedway in Grain valley, Missouri. Results showed a promising heat race win and a 20th place finish in the feature. Building on a handful of respectable runs in 2019, Mounce tagged Gropp to join his MSW team in January at the 2020 Chili Bowl Nationals. Producing solid finishes together in their handful of racing opportunities together in 2020, Mounce, Gropp, and the MSW team had their sights set on clinching the POWRi Lucas Oil Midget League Rookie of the Year title.

A little over halfway through the 2020 race season, Gropp joined the Steve Reynolds Motorsports, Ripper chassis, #21 entry. Gropp has a ton of success with both teams, and overall his best finish came to him with a third-place finish at Federated Auto Parts I-55 Raceway in Pevely, MO. He finished off the season strong with team Ripper and locked up the Rookie of the Year title.

Overall on the season Gropp finished with three top five finishes and five top five in 18 starts with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League.

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Neuman Crowned 2020 POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League Champion

Belleville, IL. (10/20/2020) After a valiant effort in 2019 with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League, Jake Neuman came up two spots short in the final championship standings. Neuman determined to make 2020 his year, the New Berlin, IL. native set one goal in mind; to win the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League Championship. With the conclusion of the 2020 season, Jake Neuman did just that and is officially your 2020 POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League Champion.

The hot shoe out of Illinois set out on the tour with his family owned team behind him. The team headed out for the season opener in Grain Valley, MO. at the inaugural Mid-state Open Wheel Nationals. While a podium and a ninth-place finish were nothing too exciting for Neuman, it was all part of the plan to build up solid finishes and grab the championship.

“These last two races were the first races I used a provisional for all year, so we have been pretty good this year.”

After a few months of searching, Neuman found himself in victory lane at Macon Speedway in Macon MO. All-in-all, Neuman never gave up and had a total of 8 top five finishes and 18 top ten in 19 feature events. With a striking 620-point advantage over his long-time friend, and Ex-teammate, Ace McCarthy who finished second in season points.

“This means a lot. We have been racing the midgets for eight years now, to finally get one, it feels good. The cars just been good. My dad, Allen, Bobby, My Bother, everybody in the shop, and really just everybody that has come and helped us this year. I just can’ thank everybody enough. My sponsors Brandt, Littleton, Modern Paving and Scrap, in really can’t thank everybody enough.” Stated 2020 POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League Champion.

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Tom Curran Earns POWRi WAR 2020 Rookie-of-the-Year Honors

Belleville, IL. (10/19/2020) Making the ultimate decision to change classes of competition is never an easy choice, especially if the driver questioning those changes is considered one of the nation’s top contenders. Tom Curran, of Kansas City Missouri, would prove to be up to the task of altering his racing career in 2020, parking his winning micro to undertake a full-size non-wing sprint car endeavor.

Heading into his first race with the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League Racing Tom Curran would laughingly remark, “I don’t really have any high expectations; load the car in one-piece, don’t get in anyone’s way, and finish basically”. Curran would do more than just make laps though, keeping pace with front-runners from the start and establishing a solid reputation early. Unfortunately, motor issues would sideline Tom for several events throughout the season but key placements at the Lake Ozark Speedway’s Non-Wing Nationals would be the edge Curran was after in his rookie of the year honor campaign.

Showing his early career-best at Central Missouri Speedway, in Warrensburg Missouri, with an outstanding podium place finish Tom would not shy away from an epic five-car battle for the top spot. Curran would hold his own all feature by wheeling his way through lap traffic while slicing-and-dicing among the Midwest’s top open-wheel talent, bringing the crowd to their feet several times with drives to the front after claiming his first-ever POWRi WAR heat race victory. Gaining one top-five and one top-ten in three feature starts on the season, the future looks well-lit for this stand-out emerging POWRi Lucas Oil Wingless Auto Racing Sprint League star.

Reflecting upon this past non-wing sprint car season, Curran would state “It’s a nice honor to win rookie of the year, as a team we learned a lot and had some good results at times.” Going on to add “Future plans are to just keep learning and try to become more consistent.”

Racing the highly colorfully wrapped and eye-catching Deaton’s Waterfront Services, Permastone Countertop Solutions, Misty’s Glass, AFD Graphics, Speed Shack Performance 410, DRC Chassis #11X; Curran will definitively be a force to be reckoned with on the racing surface in 2021 and beyond with the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League as he continues to tackle the learning curve of changing classes. Expect Tom to resume his steady transition in 2021 and be back to his winning ways in no time within open-wheel competitions.

Top Ten in Season Standings with the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League:
1. #91 Riley Kreisel Warsaw, MO 4 Wins (3540 Points)
2. #77 Jack Wagner Lone Jack, MO (-790)
3. #6 Mario Clouser Auburn, IL 3 Wins (-1120)
4. #11W Wyatt Burks Topeka, KS (-1450)
5. #16 Anthony Nicholson Bartlett, TN (-1620)
6. #2 Jason Billups Holt, MO (-1660)
7. #73 Samuel Wagner Lone Jack, MO (-1820)
8. #28 Kory Schudy Battlefield, MO (-1920)
9. #27 Steve Thomas Ludlow, IL (-2290)
10 #22s Slater Helt Harrisonville, MO (-2300)
11. #12 Wesley Smith Nixa, MO (-2330)
12. #ST1 Lane Stone Concordia, MO (-2480)
13. #24 Landon Simon Tipp City, OH (-2570)
14. #2 Zach Clark Olathe, KS (-2610)
15. #11X Tom Curran Kansas City, MO (-2730)

POWRi Season Points Championship Banquet and Awards Ceremony will be announced later, stay tuned to the website and social media platforms for further updates.

Follow along for more information such as race recaps, updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, or on Twitter & Instagram at @POWRi_Racing or on Facebook at POWRi. POWRi League rules, contingencies, forms, and payouts can be found under the info tab at the top of the POWRi website.

 

 

INDOOR AUTO RACING SERIES IS A GO AT ALLENTOWN, PA PPL CENTER ON JANUARY 8-9, 2021

NOVEMBER, 2020 SERIES EVENT IN SYRACUSE, NY HAS BEEN CANCELLED

TRENTON, NJ October 19, 2020 . . . The Indoor Auto Racing Championship Series Fueled by VP Race Fuels has both good and bad news to report for its thousands of fans and loyal racers.

The sixth annual event at Allentown, Pa.’s PPL Center, Friday and Saturday, January 8th and 9th, is a go thanks to recently released state COVD-19 guidelines. The two day event will again be headlined by the TQ (Three Quarter) Midgets. Ticket and entry information will be available in the coming weeks.

Unfortunately, the COVID-19 make-up date from the previously postponed March, 2020 Syracuse, NY set for November 20th and 21st has been cancelled. It was announced this week that all events planned for the New York State Fairgrounds have been cancelled through January 1, 2021.

“The recent guidelines released by Pennsylvania Governor Wolf have given us the opportunity to begin planning the event at Allentown’s PPL Center,” said promoter Len Sammons. “While gathering numbers are limited, its gives us a starting spot and the opportunity to begin planning the Allentown event. Entries will soon be made available and a limited amount of tickets put on sale. It’s our hope, as the event grows closer, the governor will expand his gathering numbers so we can allow for more fans and racers in the PPL Center.”

Event planning has already begun as well for the next event to be held inside historic Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ. The 18th annual NAPA Know How Racing Weekend will be held on Friday and Saturday, January 29th and 30th.

While the series awaits indoor seating guidelines from New Jersey’s governor, both building management and Meet AC Tourism remain very optimistic. Plans are already in place to meet current COVID-19 guidelines and social distancing.

While still four and five months away, dates have been secured for the East Coast Dirt Nationals at The CURE Insurance Arena in Trenton, NJ on February 19-20 and the concrete series finale on March 12-13 date at the Expo Center at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY.

Sponsorship at a variety of levels to meet every budget is available for all events. Interested parties should contact Danny Sammons at 609-888-3618 or e-mail danny@aarn.com. Keep up to date of all event information, including upcoming Allentown ticket and entry forms at indoorautoracing.com.

 

 

Stewart and McFadden Lead the Way for KSE Racing Products

PETERSEN MEDIA: As the 2020 season quickly begins to start wrapping up across the country, drivers using KSE Racing Products are continuing to win some big season ending races.

The World of Outlaws began their home stretch over the weekend, and it was a couple of familiar faces grabbing wins. Making his first start in the Jason Johnson Racing No. 41 machine, Shane Stewart picked up the win at Lakeside Speedway and the very next night the series paid homage to Jason Johnson, and it was James McFadden winning the Jason Johnson Classic at Lake Ozark Speedway.

The final weekend of competition for the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour took place at Devil’s Bowl Speedway for the Winter Nationals and on Friday night it was Sam Hafertepe, Jr grabbing the win to wrap up his fifth consecutive series title, and Saturday night it was Roger Crockett picking up his first feature event win of the 2020 season.

Kyle Larson continued his winning ways over the weekend as he scored his second USAC Silver Crown win of the season as he win the Bettenhausen100, as Mitchell Faccinto won the Johnny Key Classic in CA, Logan Seavey won the Sooner State 55 at Port City Speedway, as Cannon McIntosh, Tmez, Mara Cofer, and Danny Dietrich also cashed in with KSE Racing Products.

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

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

 

 

Justin Sanders Picks up Two Top-Five Finishes with Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour at Devil’s Bowl Speedway

PETERSEN MEDIA: Getting in one final weekend of action in the Midwest in for the 2020 season, Justin Sanders and Antaya Motorsports had a strong weekend at Devil’s Bowl Speedway that saw the Aromas, CA driver pick up a pair of Top-Five finishes.

“For only running here once earlier this season, I was really happy with our weekend,” Justin Sanders said. “I wish we could get more laps at a lot of these places in the Midwest, but extremely thankful for the opportunity I had to get back here and get my first look and get a feel for a lot of different tracks.”

Friday night marked the opening night of the ‘Winter Nationals’, and Sanders would get things started off by charging from his sixth starting spot to finish second in his heat race aboard the Fire Protection Management/Alkaline 88/North County Plastering backed No. 16a machine.

Advancing directly into the opening night feature event, Sanders would roll off of the starting grid from the fifth starting position. Racing toe to toe with a few of the series’ top regulars, Sanders would battle for a podium spot late in the race.

Unable to crack the Top-Three, Sanders would cap his night off with a fifth-place finish.

Saturday night brought on the Winter Nationals finale, as well as marked Sanders’ final start in the Midwest of the season.

Lining up eight in his heat race, Sanders put on another show early in the night as he sliced and diced his way around the ½ mile speedway to secure a third-place finish and again transfer directly into the feature event.

Taking the green flag from the third starting position, Sanders would battle with the likes of Sam Hafertepe, Jack Dover, and Dylan Westbrook as they all jockeyed for position in the fast paced feature event.

Again, finding himself in a battle for a spot on the podium, Sanders would come up just short as he capped his night off with another strong result by way of his fifth place finish.

“I am kind of mad at myself that we were unable to get on the podium either night,” Sanders said. “A couple mistakes on my end, but that comes with more laps at these places. Again, thank you to all of our partners that made these trips this year possible.”

Justin and Larry Antaya Motorsports would like to thank Fire Protection Management, Alkaline 88, North County Plastering, Roadside 24 Hour Service, Wicked Cushion, FK Rod Ends, DMI, Triple X Race Co., Walker Filtration, FK Shocks, and Wings Unlimited for their support in 2020.

ON TAP: Justin Sanders and Antaya Motorsports are unsure where they will be next at the time of press.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay connected with Justin Sanders by visiting his website, www.teamsandersmotorsports.com.

 

 

Tanner Carrick Picks Up Top-Five at Johnny Key Classic

PETERSEN MEDIA: Continuing to race in his native California as the 2020 season winds down, Tanner Carrick put together a nice run during Saturday night’s 60th Annual Johnny Key Classic that saw him leave the Ocean Speedway with a fifth-place finish.

“We had a super good car all night long,” Tanner Carrick said. “We were able to put ourselves in a good spot heading into the 35-lap feature, but I made a couple of mistakes and then the rubber showed up and I couldn’t really make up the lost ground.”

48 cars checked in at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville, CA and the Lincoln, CA driver timed the CVC/Cemex/Interstate Oil backed No. 83T machine in 11th fastest in time trials.

Needing to pick up the win in his heat race to put himself in the Dash, Carrick would do just that as he proceeded to finish third in the Dash.

Taking the green flag form the inside of the second row in the 35-lap feature event an a very slick surface, Carrick would settle into third in the early goings of the race.

Making a couple of slight mistakes, Carrick would slip back to the fifth spot as he looked for a way to fight his way back to the Top-three.

As the race moved along, the slick track would soon turn abrasive and rubber would begin to go down on the speedway. As the field found the rubber, passing would seemingly cease for the final stanza of the race.

Continuing to hit his marks and keep his spot inside the Top-5, Carrick brought his Saturday night to a close with a fifth-place finish.

“We had to win the Heat to qualify for the Dash, and we did that to put ourselves in a really good spot for the ‘A’,” Carrick added. “Unfortunately I made a couple of mistakes that cost us a few spots and as rubber became part of the equation I was unable to make those back up.”

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

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts: 30, Wins: 3, Top 5’s: 15, Top 10’s: 22

ON TAP: Carrick will return to action on October 30th in Hanford, CA for the Tom Tarlton Classic.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay up to speed with Tanner Carrick by following him on Twitter @Carrick_Tanner or @CarrickMotorsp1, and by clicking over to www.tannercarrick.com.


 

 

Danny Dietrich scores lucky 13 during Lincoln Speedway finale

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (October 19, 2020) – For the 13th time of 2020, and for the eighth time in the Pigeon Hills, “Double-D” Danny Dietrich is a main event winner aboard the Gary Kauffman Racing, Weikert’s Livestock, Sandoe’s Fruit Market, Pace Performance, Big Cove Whitetail Trophy Hunts, Drop Of Ink Tattoo, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, Self Made, No. 48 sprint car, most recently finding his way to victory lane during Lincoln Speedway’s season finale on Saturday, October 17.

Earning $4,000 in the process, Dietrich’s evening at the “Fabulous” Lincoln Speedway was not only prosperous, but also impressive, earning his victory from the outside of six. The former Lincoln Speedway and Williams Grove Speedway track champion took command of the 30-lap contest with ten circuits remaining and never looked back, securing his place on the A-Main grid by way of runner-up finish in his respective heat race.

“That was awesome,” Danny Dietrich said, who owns victories at Monarch Motor Speedway, Selinsgrove Speedway, Williams Grove Speedway, Trail-Way Speedway, and Grandview Speedway in addition to Lincoln. “We’re out here to do one thing and that’s win races. That wouldn’t be possible without everyone who helps this team. It takes a lot of work during the week to be successful on the weekends. We still have a few starts left on our calendar so we’re going to do what we can to go out on top.”

Danny Dietrich and Gary Kauffman Racing plan to cap their 2020 season with the World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte on November 5-7, followed by a start at BAPS Motor Speedway on Saturday, November 14.

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

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

STATS:
2020 Gary Kauffman Racing Statistics:
Top-5s: 33
Top-10s: 48
Wins: 13

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

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

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

2020 Wins: 13 (Lincoln Speedway Icebreaker – February 22) (Monarch Motor Speedway – All Stars – June 12) (Lincoln Speedway – Kevin Gobrecht Memorial – June 27) (Selinsgrove Speedway – Jan Opperman Memorial – June 28) (Williams Grove Speedway – July 31) (Lincoln Speedway – August 1) (Trail-Way Speedway – August 2) (Lincoln Speedway – Hank Gentzler Memorial- August 8) (Lincoln Speedway – August 22) (Grandview Speedway – All Stars – August 27) (Lincoln Speedway x2 – Bob Leiby Memorial – September 5) (Lincoln Speedway – Season Finale – October 17)

2020 Highlights: Finished tenth against All Star Circuit of Champions at Volusia Speedway Park on February 6. Won Lincoln Speedway’s $4,000 Icebreaker on February 22. Finished second at Lincoln Speedway on Sunday, March 1. Finished fourth at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, March 7. Finished third at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, March 14. Finished second at Williams Grove Speedway on Sunday, March 15. Finished 12th with World of Outlaws at Knoxville Raceway (48 cars) on Friday, May 8. Finished third with All Stars during first-ever visit to Park Jefferson on May 30th. Earned first All Star victory of season during Monarch Motor Speedway visit on June 12. Earned four top-ten finishes during Thunder Through The Plains campaign. Raced from 17th to third during the Lincoln Speedway feature on June 20. Capped PA Sprint Speedweek with wins at Lincoln Speedway and Selinsgrove Speedway. Earned four top-five finishes during PA Sprint Speedweek. Finished seventh at Williams Grove Speedway on July 10. Rallied to fifth with All Stars during Lou Blaney Memorial at Sharon Speedway on July 11. Finished seventh with All Stars during Justin Snyder Salute to the Troops event on July 12. Finished seventh during Tommy Hinnershitz Classic at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, July 17. Finished fourth during Bob Weikert Memorial finale at Port Royal Speedway on Sunday, July 19. Swept weekend on July 31-August 2; Williams Grove Speedway, Lincoln Speedway and Trail-Way Speedway, respectively. Won Hank Gentzler Memorial at Lincoln Speedway on Saturday, August 8. Qualified for $50,000-to-win Capitani Classic at Knoxville Raceway. Earned three consecutive podium finishes at Williams Grove, Lincoln and BAPS Motor Speedway on August 21-23. Won at Lincoln Speedway on August 22 for ninth win of the season. Won All Star Thunder Cup at Grandview Speedway on August 27. Finished sixth during Lincoln’s Kramer Klash on August 29. Finished second during Bedford Speedway All Star main event on August 30. Swept Bob Leiby Memorial twin features at Lincoln Speedway on September 5. Earned Labor Day weekend top-ten finishes at Williams Grove Speedway, Selinsgrove Speedway and Port Royal Speedway; eighth, fifth, and sixth, respectively. Finished ninth during Night Before the Tuscarora 50 on Friday, September 11. Finished second during BAPS Motor Speedway visit on Thursday, September 17. Finished seventh against All Stars at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, September 18. Finished ninth and sixth during starts at Williams Grove Speedway and Selinsgrove Speedway on September 25-26. Finished second during Port Royal Speedway’s Nittany Showdown opener featuring the World of Outlaws on Friday, October 9. Won 2020 Lincoln Speedway season finale worth $4,000 on Saturday, October 17.


 

 

Westfall and Ray Marshall Motorsports cap 2020 with top-ten during Tennessee road trip

By Fully Injected Motorsports:

FOREST, Ohio (October 19, 2020) – Matt Westfall and Ray Marshall Motorsports capped their 2020 campaign with a road trip south of the Mason Dixon, this time joining the Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS Series) for a two-day visit to Mountain View Raceway in Spring City, Tennessee, on Friday and Saturday, October 16-17.

Although not ending their trek to foreign territory on top, Westfall and Ray Marshall Motorsports did their best to provide competitiveness during their weekend road trip and secured one top-ten finish, opening their stay in the Volunteer State with an eighth-place performance on Friday. The Forest, Ohio-based race team concluded the Mason Dixon Challenge doubleheader with a 15th-place run on Saturday.

“It was a tough weekend, but it’s nothing to shake our heads at. It was a fun trip and hopefully we have the opportunity to do it again in the future. Now that we know what to expect, I’d like another shot at it,” Matt Westfall said, driver of the Ray Marshall Motorsports/Buckeye Machine Fabricators, Inc./Hempy Water/DPI Ink/No. 33M sprint car. “I can’t thank Ray Marshall and this entire team enough for their hard work in 2020. Ray is a special guy; he believes in me and he believes in this team. He makes all of the results possible.”

Despite adapting to a dysfunctional schedule as the result of early season COVID-19 restrictions, Matt Westfall and Ray Marshall Motorsports will hit the off-season with a load of success to their credit, scoring four victories since July 17 and doing so at three different facilities across two states. Westfall, the 2019 BOSS Series champion, accomplished victories at Gas City I-69 Speedway in Gas City, Indiana, on July 17, Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Indiana, on August 29, and at I-96 Speedway in Lake Odessa, Michigan, on September 25 and October 9. The victories at Kokomo Speedway and I-96 Speedway (9/25) were earned during BOSS action, raising Westfall’s BOSS win total to ten in three seasons; four in 2018, four in 2019 and two in 2020.

With all results considered, Westfall and Ray Marshall Motorsports concluded the 2020 BOSS campaign second in the Series standings, simultaneously accomplishing a fifth-place result in Gas City’s weekly point championship.

“We were competitive on all levels in 2020,” Westfall added. “It was a weird year considering how things started out, but to come out of the quarantine and still accomplish what we did says so much about this team and our focus level. It was an easy year to get distracted and lose our focus, but we never did. I’m proud of this team and I’m already looking forward to next season.”

News and updates pertaining to Ray Marshall Motorsports’ 2021 plans will be unveiled in the coming weeks. Fans are encouraged to stay alert for further details.

SPECIAL THANKS:
Ray Marshall Motorsports and Matt Westfall would like to thank all of their marketing partners including: Buckeye Machine Fabricators, Inc./Hempy Water/DPI Ink

SOCIAL MEDIA:
Fans should ‘Like’ Matt Westfall Racing on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MattWestfallRacing/, as well as keep up with Ray Marshall Motorsports on all of the available social media channels including Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Ray-Marshall-Motorsports-111598495590021/.

Fans can find Ray Marshall Motorsports on the Web at: http://raymarshallmotorsports.com/.

STATS:
2018 Highlights: Matt Westfall earned four Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS) victories, the most ever attained by a driver during a single season. Finished eighth during Gas City Speedway’s ‘Spring Fling’ on Friday, May 3.

2019 Wins: 6 (Atomic Speedway – BOSS – April 13), (Fremont Speedway – BOSS – July 13), (Limaland Motorsports Park – Weekly – August 2), (Kokomo Speedway – BOSS – August 24) (Gas City Speedway – Weekly – September 13) (Atomic Speedway – BOSS – October 5)

2019 Championships: Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS)

2019 Highlights: Earned the Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS) opening night win at Atomic Speedway on Saturday, April 13. Finished eighth during Gas City Speedway’s ‘Spring Fling’ on Friday, May 3. Finished 13th against stout #LetsRaceTwo field at Eldora Speedway on Friday, May 10. Finished third at Gas City Speedway on Friday, May 17; led the first 16 laps. Finished third at Gas City Speedway on Friday, May 31. Rallied from 10th to second during BOSS Series action at Moler Raceway Park on Friday, June 7. Charged from 12th to fourth during main event action at Lawrenceburg Speedway on Saturday, June 8. Climbed from eighth to fourth at Gas City Speedway on June 21. Finished fourth during BOSS Series action at Lernerville Speedway on June 28. Finished second during BOSS Series action at Michaels Mercer Raceway on Saturday, June 29. Finished seventh during Jack Hewitt Classic at Waynesfield Raceway Park on July 3. Finished 10th during USAC’s Corn Belt Nationals at Knoxville Raceway on July 5. Finished sixth from 15th at Gas City Speedway on July 12. Earned BOSS Series victory at Fremont Speedway on July 13; second BOSS win of the year. Finished sixth at Eldora Speedway on July 17 during #LetsRaceTwo make-up feature. Finished third during BOSS Series action at Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway on July 27. Earned victory at Limaland Motorsports Park on Friday, August 2. Earned back-to-back third place finishes during BOSS action at Gas City and Oakshade Raceway. Finished fourth during Dick Gaines Memorial at Lawrenceburg Speedway on August 17. Earned BOSS Series victory during Kokomo Speedway’s Smackdown finale on Saturday, August 24. Finished fifth at Gas City Speedway on Friday, September 6. Earned Gas City Speedway victory on Friday, September 13. Finished fourth during action at Lawrenceburg Speedway on Saturday, September 14. Advanced from 20th to 12th during USAC start at Gas City on September 26. Hard Charged twice during Sprint Car and Silver Crown starts at Eldora Speedway on September 28; 16th to seventh and 27th to seventh, respectively. Won BOSS main event at Atomic Speedway on October 5, clinched BOSS championship. Closed season with an eighth place finish at Waynesfield Raceway Park on Saturday, October 12.

2020 Wins: 4 (Gas City I-69 Speedway – July 17), (Kokomo Speedway – BOSS – August 29) (I-96 Speedway – BOSS – September 25) (I-96 Speedway – GLTS – October 9)

2020 Highlights: Kicked-off season with USAC action at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Florida. Earned five consecutive top-ten finishes during sprint car action at Gas City I-69 Speedway, Lincoln Park Speedway (twice), Lawrenceburg Speedway, and Kokomo Speedway on June 17-21. Finished third during feature action at Lawrenceburg Speedway on Saturday, June 27. Earned back-to-back top-ten finishes (seventh & third) during action at Kokomo Speedway and Atomic Speedway on Friday and Saturday, July 3-4. Earned first win of 2020 during Gas City I-69 Speedway start on Friday, July 17. Finished tenth during Indiana Sprint Week action at Gas City. Drove from sixth to second during BOSS action at Fremont Speedway. Rallied from 13th to fifth at Gas City on August 14. Finished ninth (from 17th) and second during Gas City twin features on Friday, August 21. Won BOSS segment of Kokomo’s Smackdown on Saturday, August 29. Finished third during Gas City action on Friday, September 4. Finished third at Gas City on Friday, September 11. Finished sixth during Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial at Lucas Oil Speedway on Saturday, September 19. Won BOSS Series main event at I-96 Speedway on Friday, September 25. Finished tenth during BOSS main event at Fremont Speedway on Saturday, September 26. Won Roll the Dice Invitational Opener featuring the Great Lakes Traditional Sprints at I-96 Speedway on Friday, October 9. Finished third during the second day of the Roll the Dice Invitational at I-96 Speedway on Saturday, October 10. Finished eighth during the Mason Dixon Challenge opener at Mountain View Speedway (Tenn.) on October 16.

 

 

Schatz finds podium in Jason Johnson Classic; Kokomo ahead

Date: Friday, October 16th Event: World of Outlaws at Lakeside Series: World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Track: Lakeside Speedway (Kansas City, Kansas) Donny Schatz A-Main Finish (Start): 8th (14th)

Date: Saturday, October 17th Event: 2nd Annual Jason Johnson Classic Series: World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Track: Lake Ozark Speedway (Eldon, Missouri) Donny Schatz A-Main Finish (Start): 3rd (4th)

2020 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings: 6846 points | Third (82-points behind championship leader, Brad Sweet)

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (October 19, 2020) - In the final multi-destination weekend of the 2020 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season, Donny Schatz and Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing put together a consistent campaign, this time securing back-to-back top-ten performances including a podium run during the second edition of the Jason Johnson Classic at Lake Ozark Speedway on Saturday, October 17.

Schatz, driver of the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing/Advance Professional/Carquest Auto Parts/Technet Professional Automotive Service/Ford Performance/Mobil 1/Sage Fruit/Curb Records/Absolute Automation & Security/Hunt Brothers Pizza/Digital Ally/J&J Auto Racing/No. 15 sprint car, was almost perfect during Lake Ozark’s Jason Johnson tribute. The ten-time World of Outlaws champion ignited his evening by recording the second fastest time during qualifying time trials, finishing second during heat race action soon thereafter. Schatz eventually finished third in the $15,000-to-win main event, bouncing ahead one spot while out dueling the likes of Aaron Reutzel, Sheldon Haudenschild and Kerry Madsen.

“It was a guessing game of what was going to happen when they redid the track there for the Feature,” Schatz said of Lake Ozark. “It got really fast on the top and kind of took everything away from the bottom. Kind of thought that’s where it was going to go, so that’s the direction we went. We tightened the car up and got laid over a little too much.”

In total, Schatz advanced seven feature positions during his Kansas/Missouri road trip, kicking things off with a rally from 14th to eighth during his Lakeside Speedway start on Friday, October 16. The Fargo, North Dakota-native earned his way into Lakeside’s feature program with a fourth-place result during his respective heat race.

Donny Schatz and Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing will continue their quest toward the 2020 World of Outlaws championship with a visit to Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Indiana, on Saturday, October 24. Schatz will enter Kokomo’s gates third in the Series driver championship chase trailing defending World of Outlaws champion and current point leader, Brad Sweet, by 82 markers. Mathematically speaking, Schatz is not out of the hunt for an 11th Series title.

San Jose, California’s Tim Kaeding manned the wheel of Tony Stewart’s familiar No. 14 during the two-day World of Outlaws swing through Kansas and Missouri and helped Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing double their success rate. Kaeding capped the two-race weekend with his own pair of top-ten results, headlining the weekend with a fourth-place run at Lakeside Speedway. The third-generation racer went on to finish seventh at Lake Ozark after starting 11th.

ADDITIONAL MEDIA: Fans are encouraged to follow the progress of Donny Schatz, Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing and the No. 15/Advance Professional/Carquest Auto Parts/Technet Professional Automotive Service/Ford Performance/Mobil 1/Sage Fruit/Curb Records/Absolute Automation & Security/Hunt Brothers Pizza/Digital Ally/J&J Auto Racing motorsports team on the Web and on social media.

Donny Schatz: Web: www.donnyschatzmotorsports.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/DonnySchatz Twitter: www.twitter.com/donnySchatz Instagram www.instagram.com/donnyschatz

Tony Stewart Racing: Web: www.tonystewartracing.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/TonyStewartRacing Twitter: www.twitter.com/Tonystewart_rcg Instagram: www.instagram.com/@TonyStewart_Rcg

2020 Donny Schatz / Tony Stewart Racing WoO Statistics: World of Outlaws Races: 51 World of Outlaws Wins: 5 World of Outlaws Top-5s: 22 World of Outlaws Top-10s: 40 **Numbers reflect WoO stats, only

 

 

Robinson Sixth at Johnny Key Classic

PETERSEN MEDIA: Saturday night, Ryan Robinson and Weiher Racing made the trip to Ocean Speedway in Watsonville, CA for the Johnny Key Classic and the team scored a sixth-place finish in their lone appearance at the facility in 2020.

“Saturday night was the first time we have raced at Ocean Speedway as a team,” Ryan Robinson said. “We struggled a little bit early in the night, but we worked at it and got our car really good in the feature.”

With 48-cars checked in for the 60th Annual Johnny Key Classic, Robinson would get the night started off by timing the Mako Farms, Inc./LP Holdings/RPI backed No. 14W in 10th quickest in qualifying time trials.

Lining up in the second row of his heat race, passing would be tough on the fast surface though Robinson would finish in the fourth position and punch his ticket into the 35-lap Johnny Key Classic feature event.

Continuing to tweak on their car, Robinson rolled out for the feature event where he would take the green flag from the 12th starting position on a surface that was now extremely slick.

When the race came to life, Robinson got off to a nice start as he quickly jumped into the Top-10 as he found himself up in the eighth spot. With a very sporty machine underneath him, Robinson was able to continue to work his way forward as he worked up into seventh by the race’s 10th lap.

As the track continued to ‘go away’, rubber laying down was imminent, and Robinson continued to forge his way ahead before passing became difficult.

Falling back to eighth at the race’s hallway point, Robinson would use a restart with 15-laps to go to power his way up into the sixth position. Once he got into sixth, the track began taking rubber and as the field found the rubber groove, passing with essentially come to a halt.

Hitting his marks in the final laps, Robinson would close out his Johnny Key Classic with a sixth-place finish.

“We were really good, and we were able to get through traffic well and we got what we could before the rubber started laying down,” Robinson said. “Thanks to Todd, and everyone that helps out on this car for working hard all night long and giving us a really good shot in the feature.”

Weiher Racing would like to thank Mako Farms, Inc., LP Holdings, Roseville Precision, Inc., Escalon Body and Frame, Seth’s Racing Engines, Papa Chuck, Threadz Design, JDS Tile & Construction, Inc., and Morrison Concrete for their support in 2020!

BY THE NUMBERS: Races-17, Wins-4, Top 5’s-8, Top 10’s-12

ON TAP: Robinson and Weiher Racing will be idle this weekend before returning to Marysville Raceway on Halloween.

STAY CONNECTED: Keep up with Ryan Robinson by following him on Twitter @RyanRobinsonRcn

 

 

CHAMP SADDLES UP: Flick Reflects on Fourth Lernerville Track Title, Ready for Stampede Action on Saturday Night

Flick stands as one of four Lernerville track champs and 256 cars in the pits chasing a Stampede belt buckle

SARVER, PA – Oct. 16, 2020 – Lernerville Speedway caps off its 2020 racing season this weekend with its annual dirt track racing extravaganza, the DIRTcar Roundup Steel City Stampede, just one week after crowning its 2020 track champions.

For one of the Fab 4 title winners, it’s been a long and winding road to earning his championship gold. He and his team will be at Lernerville for the 13 divisions of Stampede Feature racing Saturday evening, PLUS the Enduro 100; spectator gates open at 3 p.m., Last Chance Showdown events kickoff the program at 4 p.m. before rolling right into Features. Or, catch all the action from your home, live on DIRTVision presented by Drydene.

Apollo, PA, is home to third-generation wheelman and now four-time Lernerville Speedway 410 Sprint Car champion AJ Flick. Flick found Victory Lane four times at The Action Track in the midst of a season delayed by pandemic restrictions. At times, many feared the racing season was over before it even got off the ground. But Flick kept hope, and was one thankful owner/driver by year’s end.

“I definitely want to give all of these speedways, Lernerville included, Port Royal, Lincoln, all the tracks that were able to come back out of the woodwork basically and, not saying ‘fight the government,’ but they were able to put regulations in place that allowed us to go racing this year,” Flick said.

Complete Chaos & Co. scored their first victory of the season on July 31, three race weeks after the regular season finally began on June 19. Starting fifth, Flick made some moves for position after several restarts and grabbed the lead with some tough customers behind him. But as all veterans of the circuit do, he was able to hold them off, including a late-race charge from Sye Lynch. Proving, once again, his proficiency around the 4/10-mile.

“It was obviously late in the year when we got our first win, but I think that was the same case for a lot of people,” Flick said. “I’m just happy that even though we didn’t get a win against Central PA guys, out at Port Royal or Selinsgrove or any place like that, at least we were able to back up some of our competition and what we were able to do here locally.”

The competition he faced that night and all throughout the season included some of the area’s finest talent, including Carl Bowser, Brandon Matus and the 2019 track champion, Jack Sodeman Jr. Flick felt that even with his experience around Lernerville, those he raced against in 2020 made he and his team work more and more each week.

“Everybody gets better, there’s no ifs, ands or buts about it,” Flick said. “It seems like every time we hit on something, maybe we’re good for a couple weeks and everybody else steps their game up. And there’s times where other people have been way quicker than us and it makes us work harder.

“That’s a lot of the reason we try and run out in Central PA, simply because you’re racing against the best, and I think that’s been proven here.”

Now with his fourth track championship in-hand, Flick’s done a bit of reflecting on what it means to see his name engraved on the trophy next to the word “champion” yet again.

“It means a lot, mainly because most years that we’ve won, we’ve just been so consistent that we stayed in the points lead the whole time and ended up just locking it up at the end of the year. This time, we got some real bad luck at the beginning of the year.

“But to come from behind, to run down the points leader and still be able to lock it up with one night of racing… we were 36 points ahead with a maximum of 40 in a night, it was pretty cool to do it in the dominant fashion that we did.”

And dominant he was, winning two more Lernerville Features right after his first breakthrough to give him three in-a-row. Capping that off with a fourth and final W just two weeks ago, Flick is ready to put the cherry atop the proverbial sundae with his first belt buckle Stampede trophy since 2016. He led his Heat Race on Friday night flag-to-flag, and he’ll be in the redraw for a starting spot on the front row of Saturday’s $3,000-to-win finale.

“Absolutely,” Flick said when asked if another Stampede win would be the perfect cap to his season. “Not only that, but just the fact that we lost a car at Port Royal as well. So, to grab a couple dollars so that we can end the 2020 season and go into next with just a little bit of financial security and start putting some stuff together [for 2021] would be pretty cool.”

Catch Flick and the rest of the Lernerville Speedway’s 410 Sprint Car field in action Saturday evening as part of the 12th annual DIRTcar Roundup Steel City Stampede. Spectator gates open at 3 p.m., Last Chance Showdown events kickoff the program at 4 p.m. before rolling right into Features. Or, catch all the action from your home, live on DIRTVision presented by Drydene.

 

 

Brian Brown Eager to Race Close to Home This Weekend With World of Outlaws

Inside Line Promotions - PORT ROYAL, Pa. (Oct. 16, 2020) - Brian Brown is racing close to home this weekend during a World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series doubleheader.

Brown recently wrapped up a six-week visit to Central Pennsylvania by gaining eight positions in the Nittany Showdown main event last Saturday at Port Royal Speedway. It was tied for the most cars passed.

Oct. 9 - Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pa. - Qualifying: 7; Heat race: 5 (4); Feature: 18 (17).

"We started off well," Brown said. "We hot lapped at the top of the board. We were off a little in qualifying and didn't get a good start in the heat. We fell back a bit, but locked in. In the feature I don't feel like we were bad. We got lapped early and then we were trapped. We couldn't advance anymore positions even if we were fast enough to do it. You don't want to be the guy trying to drive by people racing for the win and potentially wreck someone, but I feel like we got some good notes for Saturday."

Oct. 10 - Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pa. - Qualifying: 11; Heat race: 7 (6); B Main: 4 (8); Feature: 16 (24).

"We didn't qualify as well or finish as good in in the heat race, but we felt really good in the B Main," Brown said. "Then we went from 24 th to 16th in the feature. It doesn't sound like a great performance, but we were better than we had been. It's been a bit of a struggle, but I feel like we're making gains. It will be helpful that we got back to our shop this week so we can fine-tune some stuff we couldn't do on the road."

UP NEXT - Friday at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., and Saturday at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., for the Jason Johnson Classic with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

"We won at Lakeside with the Outlaws a couple of years ago and we were in the running for a top five at Lake Ozark last year before we had a DNF," Brown said. "We're taking a good package to both tracks. I hope we roll around like I think we can. I don't think we're going in there as a favorite, but I think we an upset them if everything goes right for us."

SEASON STATS -

60 races, 5 wins, 14 top fives, 26 top 10s, 34 top 15s, 44 top 20s

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.BrianBrownRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrianBrown21

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

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"I've taken some rough tumbles over the years," Brown said. "ButlerBuilt has been along for the ride and has always kept me safe so that's why we choose ButlerBuilt Professional Seat Systems."

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

 

 

Penns Valley Meat Market adds Cash, Smoked Meat and Cheese to the Challenge!

Penns Valley Meat Market, located in Millheim, has stepped up its support of the PA Sprint Series with new commitments to the Keystone RaceSaver Challenge.

Along with its $100 Hard Charger Award, Penns Valley is committing another $600 to be distributed to heat race winners. Also, one lucky fan will win some tasty smoked meats and cheeses.

Here’s how that fan prize will be awarded. Each year fans get involved in the Keystone RaceSaver Challenge with one fan selected to represent each car/driver in the field. Typically, we throw balls into the crowd, with each ball representing one starting position. The fan with the winning driver gets to join the Victory Lane celebration and wins a big-screen TV.

This year, PENNS VALLEY is adding to that celebration by awarding a cured/smoked meat and cheese package worth at least $100 to the fan with the driver who has won the Hard Charger Award.

This fun contribution brings the total race commitment by Penns Valley Meat Market to $800 and the total contribution by these fantastic race fans/local business people to $1,500, PLUS Penns Valley’s sponsorship of the overall PASS/IMCA/RaceSaver points fund at Port Royal Speedway.

We cannot possibly thank Penns Valley enough for this support, especially in this most challenging year. We hope that PASS teams and fans support this wonderful family owned business!

For more information on how you can became a sponsor of this race on the series overall, visit www.pasprintseries.com.

 

 

2021 Bandits Outlaw Sprint Series Completes Sprint Car Bandits Series Mission

Garland, TX (10/16/20) by DarinShort.com. Nearly five years ago the Sprint Car Bandits® series sought out to provide area sprint car racing teams with a more sustainable form of racing – yet while utilizing the same exact cars they were already competing with, just with a few simple, yet critical rules edits.

And now after five full seasons of racing, the series has collected enough data points from its simple, yet effective, rules package that it can fulfill its primary mission to provide sprint car racing teams, of various budget and engine types, a series where they can go compete in on the same track on the same night.

But in 2021 it will be without the label of being a “360C.I. maximum engine size” series. In 2021 the Sprint Car Bandits series will become known the Bandits Outlaw Sprint Series.

To view the new series branding, click www.2021BOSS.com , which will also become the online info hub during the off-season for the Bandits Outlaw Sprint Series. Each event will pay a minimum of $2,000 to win and $300 to start.

Racetracks that have already teamed us with us in the past know that we, as a series, co-promote each event with the track by providing complete event marketing packages including press releases, event flyers and a string of updates leading up to and including race day. And this next phase in series evolution will simply keep moving the needle further in the same direction.

Fans will continue to see exciting and unpredictable racing with lots of passing – which is the cornerstone of our series existence.

All area sprint car teams will still be paired with the exact same set of Sprint Car Bandits series rules that they’ve ran with in the past, except now we’re moving on without cubic inch limits on the engines.

This has been the ultimate goal of the series since its inception, that we felt our rules package would make cars with all types of engine sizes be competitive – because we restrict the top wing angle to a maximum of 20°, don’t allow hydraulic wing sliders or tire bleeders, cars must weigh 1,500# after the feature with the driver, and teams must run the same pair of rear Hoosier tires all night long…with a 92 casing on the left rear tire, which helps free up the car.

To further elaborate on the ‘cubic inch’ discussion, we, as a series, have never cared about what size or configuration a sprint car driver chose, as we knew our simple rules with the wings, weight and the tires would force enhanced competition to where it put more control in the fine tuning of the chassis and the skill of the driver racing the car.

And it’s worked.

And it’s worked to the point that anyone who has raced with us the past two seasons know that we haven’t even had the need to take a hood off of a sprint car one time in post-race tech inspection.

Paired with our 1,500# weight rule, that’s not going to change for 2021, or any of the other signature ‘Bandits rules, going forward if drivers choose to use the widely available LS package that exceeds 360C.I. that is an aluminum block – or any other type of aluminum block – they will still have to make weight to be able to use that engine configuration in the Bandits Outlaw Sprint Series. (Rules on specific added-weight location for those cars will be forthcoming in the off-season.)

With one Sprint Car Bandits event yet to take place in 2020, more news, scheduling and Series information will be provided during the off season at www.2021BOSS.com.

Race tracks within an approximate 150 mile radius of Dallas-Forth Worth Texas that are interested in booking the Bandits Outlaw Sprint Series can contact Darin at dssm93@msn.com for more information and available 2021 dates at your earliest convenience. If your business would like to be involved with our series email SprintCarBandits@Outlook.com - as we have several affordable and effective marketing packages available for the 2021 racing season - which will be here before you know it!

A number of events are already secured with our ‘series alliance tracks’ that formed this past season when the ‘Bandits teamed up with the RaceSaver IMCA Texas Sprint Series to make sure our collective schedules interlock – and didn’t overlap – which allowed race teams and fans both the opportunity of catching all the action of the 2020 season without missing an event. That collective plan remains in place for 2021 as well.

A lot has changed over the course of the past 19 years in this country, essentially since 9/11/2001. But through all of that change, one thing generally remained unchanged: the world changed but the packaging of sprint car racing failed to, and in the past five years we’ve tried to do our part to help adjust the rules and curb racer expense, which in effect results in them having more racing budget to work with…thus creating a more sustainable form of sprint car racing to help offset the climbing overhead of racing in the landscape where most racetracks cannot offset the increased overhead to host quality sprint car racing events.

And we’re proud to have done our part to offer at least something to the sprint car racing community to make it more sustainable while the world continues to change, and we vow to stay on the same path in that same manner with the evolution of the series now becoming the Bandits Outlaw Sprint Series.

Until we have our next 2021 Bandits Outlaw Sprint Series communication in the off season, please join us for the Sprint Car Bandits series finale at 82 Speedway in Petty Texas, with a possible $3,000 to win, on Saturday November 7th with a 5pm twilight race time. Click www.SprintCarBandits.com for complete information along with the latest updates on Facebook @82Speedway and @SprintCarBandits – until then – see you at the races!

 

 

Reutzel Finishes Off Third All Star Title in Style – Takes on World of Outlaws this Weekend

Lonnie Wheatley, CLUTE, Texas (October 15, 2020) – Aaron Reutzel and the Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports No. 87 Sprint Car team completed a third consecutive All Star Circuit of Champions championship season with last weekend’s Jim and Joanne Ford Classic at Ohio’s Fremont Speedway.

And the Folkens Brothers Trucking/Dissolvalloy Downhole Revolution Triple-X Sprint Car team did it in style just as they have done the previous two seasons with a victory in the series season finale, pushing Reutzel’s 2020 win total in All Star competition to 11.

“Everything just worked out perfectly for us Saturday night, it was an awesome way to get another championship with the All Stars,” Reutzel explains.

There is little time to soak in the spoils of another title though, as Reutzel and the Precision Catalyst/Hollywood Blasting & Coating/Beard Equipment team take on the World of Outlaws Sprint Car series at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, KS, on Friday night and then Lake Ozark Speedway at Eldon, MO, on Saturday night.

It will be Reutzel’s first Lakeside Speedway outing since an ASCS National Tour win in 2017 and his first visit to Lake Ozark Speedway.

“I have always enjoyed racing at Lakeside Speedway and from what I have seen, Lake Ozark looks like it should be fun to race at too,” Reutzel comments.

Reutzel and the Nattress Construction/Momentum Racing Suspension/Fischer Body Shop team carried a 74-point lead in All Star Circuit of Championship standings into last weekend’s Fremont double and virtually secured the $65,000 title with an eighth-place finish on Friday night.

“We just knew we needed to be within 13 positions of Cory (Eliason) to lock it up, so we just never were really in contention without getting too wild,” Reutzel says.

The approach was clearly different for Saturday night’s $10,000-to-win Jim and Joanne Ford Classic finale.

“We knew we could go harder on Saturday night and just go for the win, and it worked out for us,” Reutzel says. “Everything just played out right and then the track had a few rough spots so we just ran right through them and were able to get another win.”

Things fell into place indeed with Reutzel quickest among his qualifying group and then transferring from his heat race before winning his Dash from the pole position to earn the pole for the 40-lap main event.

From there, Reutzel jumped out front at the outset and never looked back en route to his 15th overall win of the 2020 season.

“I can’t say enough about the Baughmans for giving me such an incredible opportunity to drive their cars. I couldn’t be more proud of this entire team. It’s absolutely incredible what we’ve been able to do in such a short amount of time,” Reutzel said in Fremont Speedway victory lane. “What we have accomplished, I never would have dreamed. Everyone plays a massive part.”

Reutzel and the BRM No. 87 team vie to add a World of Outlaws win or two to the ledger this weekend.

2020 Quick Stats: 79 races, 15 wins, 38 top-fives, 52 top-tens.

Next Up: World of Outlaws Sprint Cars at Lakeside Speedway (Kansas City, KS) on Friday and Lake Ozark Speedway (Eldon, MO) on Saturday.

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

 

 

Champion Blue Flame Blog Offers Product Discounts for Diesel Enthusiasts

(Clinton, MO / 10.15.20) Champion Oil, a global leader in lubricants, chemicals and engine oils, announced this week that by clicking on the large Blue Flame images posted on their diesel blog, enthusiasts will receive a special discounted price on Champion products. www.blueflamediesel.com

Champion’s Blue Flame Blog aims to establish itself as a vital resource for diesel performance enthusiasts by becoming a hub connecting enthusiasts to other digital platforms such as Diesel Forums, Press Releases, Email, Web Sites, RSS Feeds and other social media platforms. www.blueflamediesel.com

The Blue Flame Diesel Blog also has links that provide real time information on such subjects as diesel fuel prices, truck stop locations, technical information, torque specs, how to become a Champion Oil distributor, real time crude oil prices, diesel seminars, and on-line purchases. www.blueflamediesel.com

Blue Flame Diesel Engine Oils are formulated with workhorse high-zinc performance additives, superior protection, advanced polymer technology, and high TBN, supported by a carrier blend of synthetic fluids.

In addition, Blue Flame Diesel Engine Oils deliver unmatched high temperature film strength and lubricity protection, with the muscle to combat oil shear and maximize sustained cylinder compression. They are proven to increase engine horse power and torque.

Champion Blue Flame Diesel Engine Oils are purpose built for extreme protection and performance. https://www.championbrands.com/diesel-engine-oils/

About the company: Champion Oil (a.k.a. Champion Brands, LLC) is a globally recognized industry leader in specialty lubricants. Champion also produces and blends over 300 products including fuel, oil, engine additives, and lubricants for the racing, automotive, heavy truck, agricultural, industrial, and specialty markets. For more information about Champion contact your nearest Champion Distributor or call Champion at 660-890-6231. Champion Brands, LLC; 1001 Golden Drive, Clinton, MO, 64735 or go to http://www.championbrands.com

 

 

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Raffle Car Makes Last Midwest Appearances This Weekend!

Knoxville, IA, October 15, 2020 – The Speedway Motors/EMi National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum raffle sprint car is making its last public appearances in the Midwest Friday and Saturday! The raffle car will be at both World of Outlaws events this weekend. On Friday, the series travels to Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. Saturday, the tour heads to Lake Ozark Speedway near Eldon, Missouri.

Only a limited number of the 10,000 tickets remain, so get yours this weekend! In addition, the staff at Lakeside Speedway has graciously allowed the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum to sell 50/50 tickets at Friday’s event. The proceeds will go directly to the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum in Knoxville, Iowa.

“We want to encourage fans to get their raffle tickets while they can as only a limited number remain!” says Bob Baker, National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Executive Director. “The drawing for the raffle car is coming fast, so we don’t want fans and our supporters to miss out! We’d also like to thank Lakeside General Manager Pete Howey for allowing us to sell the 50/50 tickets there. That has been something that has helped us here at the museum the last few years, and we really appreciate it.”

The raffle sprint car will be given away Friday, December 18, 2020, making this the last public appearance in the Midwest for the car! Tickets are just $20, or six for $100.

The raffle sprint car features an EMi chassis and is powered by a Speedway Motors Racing Engines 410 engine. The car is the thirteenth to be raffled off by the non-profit National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum, which receives all proceeds. The bi-annual program includes donations from sprint car manufacturers across the country.

Sponsors involved with the raffle car include…

Speedway Motors Racing Engines, EMi, All Pro Heads, Pro Shocks, AFCO, Cold Fire, Amick, KSE, MPI, Weld Wheels, Hoosier, Wilwood, Autometer, Tel Tac, Winters, Saldana Racing Products, HRP, M&W Aluminum, FK Bearings, Goodridge, Brown & Miller Racing Solutions, PAC Racing Springs, Fragola, Butlerbuilt, Manley, Kinsler, Waterman, Walker, ARP, Cometic, Huggins, T&D, Callies, Dyers, CP Carrillo, Total Seal, King Engine Bearing Specialist, Isky, Trend, Dan Olson Racing Products, MSD, Shaver, and Moose.

Tickets can also be purchased at www.SprintCarRaffle.net!

For more information on the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum and the special events happening here, visit www.SprintCarHoF.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum

One Sprint Capital Place

Knoxville, IA 50138

Phone: 641-842-6176

Fax: 641-842-6177

E-mail: Info@SprintCarHoF.com

Website: www.SprintCarHoF.com

 

 

WHELEN ENGINEERING TO PRESENT ECONO MOD DIVISION AT SHARON IN 2021-2024; WHELEN TO UPGRADE TRACK'S SAFETY LIGHTING

Hartford, OH October 15, 2020 Beginning with the 92nd anniversary season in 2021 and continuing through 2024, Whelen Engineering will be the presenting sponsor of the Econo Mod division at Sharon Speedway. In addition, the track will be utilizing Whelen's safety lightning with their state-of-the-art traffic lights and light bars.

"We're excited to welcome on Whelen as the divisional sponsor of the Econo Mods while at the same time upgrading our track safety lighting," said Sharon general manager Dave Willoughby. "This will be another great improvement to the facility after the addition of the new red clay surface and infield fan zone in recent years. We have to thank Peter Tiezzi III for his efforts in allowing this partnership to happen."

The Econo Mod division was created in 2010 and has been a weekly division ever since with strong car counts. A total of 135 races have been run with 32 different winners led by Brandon Blackshear with 21 victories.

Dave Blaney, one of the Sharon Speedway owners, had a previous relationship with Whelen Engineering when he competed full-time in NASCAR driving for Whelen-sponsored teams for several years.

Headquartered in Chester, CT, Whelen Engineering is a global leader in the lighting industry since its beginnings in the early 1950s. Whelen designs and manufactures reliable and powerful warning lights, white illuminating lighting, sirens, controllers, and high powered warning systems for automotive, aviation, and mass notification industries around the world.

Initially founded in a garage in Deep River, Connecticut, Whelen now boasts two world class facilities in the New England region and employs the largest design staff in the lighting industry at over 1,200 employees. For additional information, check out their website at www.whelen.com.

Sharon Speedway is owned by the Blaney, Weller, and Kirila Families and is a 3/8-mile dirt track located on Custer-Orangeville Road in Hartford, Ohio near the intersection of Routes 7 & 305. For more information, check out the website at www.sharonspeedway.com or call 330-772-5481. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sharonspeedway and follow us on Twitter @sharonspdwy.

 

 

Williamson Excited for ASCS National Tour Season Finale at Devil's Bowl Speedway

Inside Line Promotions - COLUMBIA, Mo. (Oct. 15, 2020) - Although the season is winding down Garet Williamson still has more work to do.

This weekend's 47th annual Winter Nationals at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, is the season finale for the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour. But for Williamson, who has been a Rookie of the Year contender, it's another opportunity to build momentum and carry it into next year.

"It's been crazy with everything going on, but honestly, it's flown by," he said. "I can't believe we are already here. It seems like we were out in California (to start the season) a couple of weeks ago.

"It's been good. I've had a lot of fun. We've learned a lot. And it's been a successful year for our rookie year, but I'm excited to get into this weekend and see how we do."

Williamson is ninth in the championship standings entering the two-day show. The 20-year-old Bryant Paver Motorsports driver is looking for continued consistency at a track he's never raced at.

To close the gap on the competition, Williamson is watching film in an effort to learn the subtle nuances of the Texas facility and how the track surface changes during the night.

A good performance could be critical not only for next year, but the rest of the season. Williamson plans to head west to California in the beginning of November and he will face plenty of stiff competition in the Golden State.

"It's huge," he said. "I think we are sitting ninth in points so I don't think we can get farther than that. It's cool to be in the top 10 our first year with ASCS. We wanted to be Rookie of the Year, but Dylan Westbrook's been fast and had a really strong year.

"This isn't it for us. We're actually going to California the first week of November so we want to do well this week and build on it. We want to have some confidence heading out there, especially with how good the guys are out there."

SEASON STATS -

32 races, 3 wins, 7 top fives, 11 top 10s, 18 top 15s, 23 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, for the 47 th annual Winter Nationals with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour

MEDIA LINKS -

Twitter: https://twitter.com/garetw3

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

SPONSORS -

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

 

 

Old School Racing's Tankersley Venturing to Devil's Bowl Winter Nationals This Weekend

Inside Line Promotions - WICHITA FALLS, Texas (Oct. 15, 2020) - Channin Tankersley is invading Devil's Bowl Speedway this weekend for the 47 th annual Winter Nationals.

The half-mile oval in Mesquite, Texas, is the site of the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour season finale on Friday and Saturday.

"We've had decent success at Devil's Bowl throughout the years and with our season winding down these two races provide a good opportunity to race against some great competition in a prestigious event," Tankersley said.

The Old School Racing driver enters the event with confidence after he posted a career-best World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series result of 12th at the track last month. Tankersley also has a handful of top 10s in ASCS action at Devil's Bowl Speedway during the last several years, highlighted by seventh-place showings during the Winter Nationals in 2015 and 2013.

"The pill draw will be key both nights," he said. "You want to be in a good position for your heat race and then you'll need to capitalize on it to set yourself up for the A Main. Hopefully that plays out in our favor and we have a fast car. If those two things align I think we have a great shot to produce a successful weekend."

Tankersley raced last Saturday with the Sprint Car Bandits at Monarch Motor Speedway. He charged from seventh to win a heat race and was in contention to win the feature when a crash ended his night early.

QUICK RESULTS -

Oct. 10 - Monarch Motor Speedway in Wichita Falls, Texas - Heat race: 1 (7); Feature: 18 (1).

SEASON STATS -

18 races, 2 wins, 8 top fives, 11 top 10s, 14 top 15s, 16 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, for the 47 th annual Winter Nationals with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour

MEDIA LINKS -

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TankRacing

APPAREL -

Tankersley has t-shirts ranging from youth medium to 4XL for sale at his race trailer.

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Challenger Drilling

Based in Tomball, Texas, Challenger Drilling specializes in providing quality Horizontal Directional Drilling services to a variety of markets, including Oil and Gas Transmission, Cathodic Protection, Water and Sewer. For more information, visit http://www.ChallengerDrilling.com .

"Jeff with Challenger Drilling has been helping me since 2012 and has been a great asset to our team," Tankersley said. "I really appreciate his support."

Tankersley would also like to thank Old School Racing, Griffith Truck & Equipment, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Intra Services, Fastway Auto Rehab, Finishline Blasting & Coating, Blackfoot Electric, Dependable Diesel Truck Service, Houston Truck Parts, Griffith Sheet Metal and Day Motorsports for their continued support.

 

 

Hagar, Bergman and Scelzi Produce Wins for Team ILP

Inside Line Promotions - LEWISTOWN, Pa. (Oct. 15, 2020) - Three Inside Line Promotions drivers have been victorious during the first two weekends of October.

Derek Hagar captured the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour's Short Track Nationals opener at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., on Oct. 2.

Seth Bergman won an ASCS Sooner Region event at Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan., last Saturday.

Dominic Scelzi claimed a King of the West-NARC Fujitsu Series triumph during the Morrie Williams Memorial on Saturday at Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, Calif.

Inside Line Promotions specializes in affordable public relations and media management for motor sports drivers, teams, sponsors, tracks, series, events, organizations and manufacturers. ILP Founder Shawn Miller leverages professional journalism with new media technologies and social networking to improve your exposure and the return on investment for your sponsors.

To learn more about professional PR, email Shawn@InsideLinePromotions or call 541-510-3663.

2020 TEAM ILP FEATURE WINNERS -

Jack Dover - 9 (New Raceway Park in Jefferson, S.D., on May 17; Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, S.D., on May 23; I-90 Speedway in Hartford, S.D., on May 30, June 6 and July 25; Rapid Speedway in Rock Rapids, Iowa, July 10 and Sept. 26; and Huset's Speedway in Brandon, S.D., on Sept. 5 and Sept. 6); Derek Hagar - 8 (Lexington 104 Speedway in Lexington, Tenn., on May 31; Crowley's Ridge Raceway in Paragould, Ark., on June 12; Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark., on June 13 and Sept. 27; I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark., on July 25, Aug. 22 and Oct. 2; and Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., on Sept. 6); Seth Bergman - 5 (Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla., on May 29; Big Sky Speedway in Billings, Mont., on July 24 and July 25; 81 Speedway in Park City, Kan., on Aug. 13; and Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan., on Oct. 10); Brian Brown - 5 (Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on June 6, July 3 [twice] and July 11 and Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Iowa, on Aug. 9); John Carney II - 5 (Route 66 Motor Speedway in Amarillo, Texas, on June 6, June 13 and July 18; West Texas Raceway in Lubbock, Texas, on June 19; and Caney Valley Speedway in Caney, Kan., on Aug. 12); James Setters - 5 (Electric City Speedway in Great Falls, Mont., on June 19, June 26, July 3, July 24 and Aug. 14); Joey Amantea - 3 (Hamlin Speedway in Hamlin, Pa., on July 4, July 25 and Sept. 19); Dominic Scelzi - 3 (Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., on May 24; Chatham Speedway in Chatham, La., on June 14; and Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, Calif., on Oct. 10); Garet Williamson - 3 (KC Raceway in Independence, Mo., on May 15 and Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., on June 6 and Aug. 22); Trey Burke - 2 (NCM Motorsports Park in Bowling Green, Ky., on June 14 and Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Ill., on Aug. 29); Dylan Cisney - 2 (Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pa., on March 1 and June 6); Channin Tankersley - 2 (Monarch Motor Speedway in Wichita Falls, Texas, on May 9 and Heart O' Texas Speedway in Waco, Texas, on July 10); Scott Bogucki - 1 (Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on July 4); Tucker Boulton - 1 (Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark., on Aug. 15); Brenham Crouch - 1 (Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla., on June 14); Justin Henderson with Mike Sandvig - 1 (Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on July 4); Kerry Madsen - 1 (Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on Aug. 8); Robbie Price - 1 (Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., on Sept. 5); Trey Starks - 1 (Skagit Speedway in Alger, Wash., on July 23); and Tyler Thompson - 1 (Cottage Grove Speedway in Cottage Grove, Ore., on Aug. 8).

ON THE INTERNET -

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/_TeamILP

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WESTERN MIDGET RACING CHARGES BACK TO ACTION WITH RETURN TO PETALUMA

WATSONVILLE, CALIF. (October 14, 2020) – Western Midget Racing will run its first of back-to-back appearances at Petaluma Speedway, sharing the card with the USAC West Coast 360s and USAC & BCRA Midgets on the Adobe Clay surface at the Sonoma Marin Fairgrounds. WMR was originally scheduled to compete at Petaluma on September 12 and will instead compete the next two weekends at the one-third mile oval.

The series made its debut run at Petaluma on July 18th with Fresno’s David Prickett driving the #22q Henson General Engineering Spike/EcoTec to victory. He was followed by Tyler Slay of Watsonville, who won the Ocean Speedway round for WMR on August 7th in a duel with Prickett. Watsonville’s Evan Bonnema finished third followed by three-time USAC Western Midget winner Tyler Dolacki of Fresno, and Central Point, Oregon driver Theron Smith.

Slay drives the Slayer Racing Engines Spike/Ecotec. The ten-year racing veteran is the 2018 USAC Speed2 Western States Dirt champion before coming over to WMR. Slay will be joined in the Chris Slay-owned stables by Washington’s Stephen Blankenship. The Tenino, Wash. driver previous raced asphalt Late Models and is dipping his toes into dirt midgets on Saturday.

Prickett will be joined by teammates Sean Quinn of Clovis and David Raquenio of Fresno. Quinn drives in support of Racing for Veterans and will compete in the black and purple #0FG TCR/EcoTec. Tyler Dolacki of Fresno also pilots a TCR/EcoTec, driving the #50 for car owner Mike McCluney. The 27-year-old out of Fresno is a three-time USAC Western Midget winner and 2011 USAC Focus Focus dirt champion. Also driving a Spike Chassis for Mike McCluney is multi-time BCRA champion Nick Foster, Jr. Brentwood’s Blake Bower is a Micro Sprint graduate driving for Bay Muffler in a Stealth/Ecotec.

Other series regulars in 2020 have included BCRA Hall of Famer Cameron Beard and 2019 Ventura WMR champion Randi Pankratz.

Western Midget Racing will follow this two-step of Petaluma races with its final 2020 stop at Ocean Speedway in Watsonville on Friday November 6. Adobe Mountain Speedway in Glendale, Ariz. has invited WMR to compete on a trio of Saturdays beginning on December 19. The Midgets are also scheduled on January 30 and February 27. No points are being awarded in the 2020 Western Midget Racing division.

This Saturday at Petaluma, pit gates open at noon with hot laps beginning at 4:00 pm. Tarps are required in the pits under each car at Petaluma Speedway to capture fluids. Racing begins at 6:00 p.m. and can be streamed live on FloRacing.com with the grandstands remaining closed.

For more information on Western Midget Racing, visit them at www.WesternMidgetRacing.com or follow them on Facebook!

 

 

Bogucki Wrapping Up Season This Weekend at Devil's Bowl Winter Nationals

Inside Line Promotions - MESQUITE, Texas (Oct. 14, 2020) - Scott Bogucki has always enjoyed his visits to Devil's Bowl Speedway, where he will wrap up the 2020 campaign this weekend.

The SawBlade.com sponsored driver invades the unique half-mile oval on Friday and Saturday during the 47th annual Winter Nationals, which are the final two Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour races of the year.

"It's a place I always turn up confident that I'll have speed," he said. "It took a couple of years. It's real tricky. It's one of those places that takes time. Someone asked me, 'How do you get around there well?' I said, 'You race there.' You need a lot of laps there. It's a beast of its own."

Bogucki earned a career-best Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions result of third during a race at the track earlier this year.

"We hadn't run the 410 in some time and drove from eighth to third with the All Stars," he said. "If we could do that we should be able to do that with the 360."

Bogucki also placed seventh at the track during a pair of ASCS races last year, was victorious at the oval in 2018 - along with a 10th -place showing - and he scored his first-ever top 10 at the track in 2017. He enters this weekend ranked third in the championship standings.

"We need to put in two solid finishes and hopefully wrap up third in the points," he said. "Given how this year has gone that'd be absolutely a great way to wrap up the year."

SEASON STATS -

31 races, 1 win, 8 top fives, 17 top 10s, 20 top 15s, 24 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, for the 47th annual Winter Nationals with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour

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. Additionally, SawBlade.com is the official saw blade of the American Sprint Car Series and the title sponsor of every ASCS National Tour main event as well as the Victory Lane sponsor.

"Everyone at SawBlade.com has been very supportive," Bogucki said. "They have stuck with me for three years as we've continued to build our race team and develop into a consistent contender. I appreciate their loyalty and support."

Bogucki would also like to thank Dissolvalloy, Ostrich Race Engines, KW Motorsports, Smith Titanium, Rod End Supply, Weld Wheels, JJS Mechanical Inc., HRP Wings, Momentum Suspension, KW Transport, Pac Torsion Bars, Maxim Chassis, Weld Wheels, JJS Mechanical Inc., Momentum Suspension, Howard Law and Findley and Sons for their support.

 

 

Ian Madsen Set To Close 2020 World of Outlaws Season with McGhee Motorsports

PETERSEN MEDIA: As the All Star Circuit of Champions Season came to a close last week, it also brought the end of Ian Madsen’s stint with Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports, as he now moves into the McGhee Motorsports entry to close the 2020 World of Outlaws schedule.

“I am really thankful to Mike and Josh Baughman, Wayne Priddy, and Curt Fischer for the opportunity they presented me with the last couple of months,” Ian Madsen said. “I really wanted to give this team a win before our season ended, but still had a lot of fun racing with Wayne and Matt.”

During the final weekend of the year with the ASCoC, Madsen and company got off to a nice start as the St. Marys, NSW pilot earned fast time honors in his qualifying group before running fourth in his heat race.

Winning the Dash, Madsen would find himself on the front row of the Friday night feature event. Getting the jump, Madsen would set a torrid pace as he led early. Continuing to lead the way, traffic would be tough to maneuver through, and Madsen would lose the top spot with just 10-laps left the feature.

Trying to mount a charge back to the front, Madsen would slip back to finish fourth, as the team turned their attention to the Saturday night finale.

Timing in third fastest in his group, Madsen would finish fourth in his heat race and still find himself in the Dash, which he won. Front the front row, Madsen would get off to a nice start, however trouble on the second lap would see the former Knoxville Raceway champion hook a rut and get his machine out of shape.

With contact ensuing, the damage would be too severe to continue, and Madsen’s night would come to an early end.

“It was a disappointing last night with those guys in 2020, but again, I am so grateful for the opportunity to work with all of them,” Madsen noted. “Also want to send a huge congratulations to fellow BMR driver, Aaron Reutzel and his team on their third consecutive All Star Title. It was an honor to work alongside that team, and I wish them well during their remaining events in 2020.”

While Madsen though the conclusion of the All Star season brought the end to his season, Monday night he worked a deal with McGhee Motorsports to fill the seat of the No. 11 car in the final five World of Outlaws events of 2020.

“Monday the McGhee’s reached out to see if I was interested in running a few races for them to close the season out and I jumped at the opportunity,” Madsen added. “They have great equipment, and I look forward to getting to work against the Outlaws starting this weekend at Lake Ozark Speedway, and Lakeside Speedway. With nothing concrete lined up in 2021 yet, I am hoping to put together some great runs so I can find something fulltime.”

STAY CONNECTED: Keep up with Ian Madsen by following him on Twitter, @IanMadsen.

ON TAP: Ian and BMR will be in action during this weekend’s National Open at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, PA.

 

 

RAGING RUNNER UP: Marks Nearly Snatches Victory from Larson at Port Royal
Weekend off up next for CJB crew; BAPS on tap for the following weekend

CARLISLE, PA. - October 14, 2020 - Brent Marks had the pass made.

He shot around race leader Kyle Larson on the high side coming off of turn two with only a handful of laps to go. Kerry Madsen rolling to a stop yards ahead of this battle brought out the caution lights and reset the field during the finale of the Nittnany Showdown at Port Royal (Pa.) Speedway. With Larson back to the lead, Marks held on for second and wondered what might have been after the checkers flew.

The runner up finish on Saturday, October 10th and the half mile known as, "The Speed Palace,'" was an improvement over the opening night of the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series double header. During the Friday, October 9th event, Marks timed in 11th, finished fourth in his heat race and 15th in the feature.

Overnight, the CJB mad scientists, led by crew chief Barry Jackson, massaged on the #5 machine and watched the labor bear fruit as Marks timed in second , won his heat race and charged from eighth to second in the feature.

"That yellow (flag) Saturday night took the wind out of my sail," said Marks, pilot of the #5 Wolfrun Landscapes, , C&S Lawn and Landscape, Ecynbro Trucking machine. "We had a really good car and it's not often this season you get an opportunity to get by Kyle for the lead. Unfortunately, luck was not on our side but we were there at the end to win that race. We didn't get the best starting spot Friday night and the track was very fast making it difficult to move up through the field. We worked on things Saturday throughout the night and just kept finding more speed."

BAPS Motorspeedway will host the CJB team next on Saturday, October 24th. Until the crew and their driver will take a well deserved back to recoup and regroup.

"I am really proud of the gains we have made in the last 50+ races," said Marks. "The team as a whole has gelled really well. We've gathered a ton of podium finishes, won some big races and have been in contention for wins at big races. I feel like we have a lot to build on for next season and I'm looking to finish this season out on a high note."

2020 STATS:

Events: 66

Quick Times: 0

Wins: 4

Top-5's: 24

Top-10's: 42

Heat Race Wins: 7

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 NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series event.

ABOUT CJB MOTORSPORTS:

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

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

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

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

 

 

Two features Friday at BAPS

The PA Sprint Series will try to make up for lost time Friday at BAPS Motor Speedway with a pair of 20-lap feature races, twice the number run at the track so far in 2020.

BAPS normally is one of PASS’s regular schedule stops, but this year brought three early-season cancellations due to COVID-19 restrictions, and two of the three races since the sport re-started have been curtailed by rain. Preliminaries for one of those (August 1) were completed, so that feature is being made up Friday as part of the Sunoco/Insinger Nationals Fueled by Miller’s Race Parts.

A full regular PASS program of heats, B-Main and feature also will be run.

John Walp won the only race run so far this year (June 27) and will try to defend his BAPS PASS/IMCA/RaceSaver points lead. The Wapwallopen racer finished second in track points last year and would like very much to move up a spot.

A large field of sprinters is expected, including some Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series racers from eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.

Also on the card Friday night will be the street stocks, extreme stocks, Central PA Legends, limited stocks and Pen Mar Vintage Cars.

Pit gates are scheduled to open at 4:00 p.m. and grandstands at 5:00 Saturday, with racing getting underway at 7:00. Adult general admission is $10, with students 13-17 $7 and kids 12 and under free. Pit admission is $30.

The 2020 PASS season will end Saturday, October 24, with the Ninth Annual Keystone RaceSaver Challenge, the “Blue Collar Classic,” at Port Royal Speedway. This interregional event usually draws racers from more than half a dozen states, and 55 teams had already expressed their intentions to run as of this week.

More information about the Keystone Classic, as well as other news, may be fund by visiting www.pasprintseries.com or the PA Sprint Series Facebook page.

 

 

KNOXVILLE RACEWAY ANNOUNCES 2021 SEASON SCHEDULE

KNOXVILLE, IOWA – Knoxville Raceway has unveiled its tentative 2021 season schedule, headlined by the 60th running of the NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s on August 11-14.

The long-awaited four-day event will feature the greatest sprint car drivers in the world vying for a potential $200,000 winner’s purse due to lap leader bonuses. Off-track events including concerts, autograph sessions, pre-race shows and Great Southern Bank Kid Zone also will return in 2021. The week will honor the history of the event while celebrating the future.

Four-day ticket packages for the 60th NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s will go on sale to the public on Monday, December 7.

Other major events in 2021 include the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals on September 16-18, the My Place Hotels 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank on August 5-7 and the BRANDT Professional Agriculture Corn Belt Nationals featuring non-wing sprint cars on July 9 and 10.

The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will return on June 11 and 12. The Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank will return to its standard race date on Sunday, August 8.

This schedule is tentative and any changes or addition will be announced as they come. View the schedule online here.

Knoxville Raceway 2021 Season Schedule:
April 16 Practice Night and Season Push-Off Party
April 17 Pella Motors/Kraig Ford Season Opener – Knoxville Championship Series**
April 24 Race Night - Knoxville Championship Series**
May 1 Race Night - Knoxville Championship Series**
May 8 Busch Light Night plus $1 Busch Light Cans – Knoxville Championship
Series**
May 15 Race Night – Knoxville Championship Series**
May 22 Race Night plus Nebraska 360s – Knoxville Championship Series**
May 29 Knoxville Hospital & Clinics/Slideways Night – Knoxville Championship
Series*
June 5 Race Night – Knoxville Championship Series**
June 11 World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series plus Pace Performance
Pro Sprints**
June 12 World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series plus 360s**
June 19 Race Night -- Knoxville Championship Series**
July 3 Salute the Troops Race Night – Knoxville Championship Series** - Free
Admission for Military Members
July 9 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Corn Belt Nationals plus 360 winged
sprints**
July 10 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Corn Belt Nationals plus 410 winged
sprints**
July 17 Van Wall Equipment Marion County Fair Race Night – Knoxville Championship
Series**
July 24 Race Night – Knoxville Championship Series**
July 31 Race Night – Knoxville Championship Series**
August 5 My Place Hotels 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank
August 6 My Place Hotels 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank
August 7 My Place Hotels 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank
plus Pace Performance Pro Sprints***
August 8 Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank88
August 11 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Qualifying Night – NOS Energy Drink
Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s
August 12 Qualifying Night – NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by
Casey's
August 13 FVP Preliminary Night – NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by
Casey’s
August 14 NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s
August 28 Iowa Corn Growers Association Districts 5 & 9 Season Finale – Knoxville
Championship Series**
September 16 Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals
September 17 Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals
September 18 Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals with MBSLM

Knoxville Championship Series race nights include 410 winged, 360 winged and Pace Performance Pro Sprints unless otherwise noted.
**Knoxville Championship Series Points Race
**Pace Performance Pro Sprints Points Only

 

 

By the Numbers: World of Outlaws at Lakeside Speedway

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — October 13, 2020 — The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series rolls into Lakeside Speedway in Kansas, City, Kan., for the 11th straight year on Friday, October 16. With just five feature events remaining in 2020, the event at Lakeside Speedway will play a key role in the championship battle. Brad Sweet, the reigning series title winner, currently leads Logan Schuchart by 32 points, with 10-time series champion Donny Schatz in third, 68 markers back. In the battle for the owner’s title, Sweet’s Kasey Kahne Racing team leads Jason Johnson Racing by 12 points. As a very competitive 2020 season draws closer to its completion, here are a few other numbers to ponder leading into the World of Outlaws visit to Lakeside Speedway.

By the Numbers: World of Outlaws at Lakeside Speedway

0.4- Miles around Lakeside Speedway

2- Tracks in the state of Kansas that the World of Outlaws race at this season

3- Drivers currently competing full-time with the World of Outlaws who have won at the track

7- Top-five finishes for Daryn Pittman at Lakeside Speedway to lead all active, full-time Outlaws drivers

11- Drivers who have won with the series at Lakeside

12- Drivers who have won a World of Outlaws race thus far in 2020

13- Starts for Donny Schatz at Lakeside Speedway to lead all active, full-time Outlaws drivers

13.304- Track record, established by Paul McMahan in 2014

14- Drivers competing full-time with the World of Outlaws in 2020

30- Laps scheduled for the main event on Friday, October 16

33- Top-five finishes for Brad Sweet this season to lead the series

42- Top-10 finishes for both Brad Sweet and Logan Schuchart to lead the Outlaws this season

49- Feature events completed by the World of Outlaws this season through October 10

214- Laps led in feature events this season by Sheldon Haudenschild to lead all full-time Outlaws drivers

299- World of Outlaws A-Feature wins that Donny Schatz currently has, as he looks to become just the third driver in series history to cross the 300-win plateau

1013- Miles from Port Royal Speedway in Pennsylvania, where the World of Outlaws race on October 9-10 to Lakeside Speedway in Kansas

1955- Year that racing first began at the original Lakeside Speedway

1980- Year the World of Outlaws first raced at Lakeside Speedway

1989- Year that Lakeside Speedway moved to its current location

10,000- Dollars the winner will receive on Friday, October 16

Tickets for the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series event at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas on Friday, October 16 can be purchased online at slspromotions.ticketforce.com or by calling SLS Promotions at 815-344-2023 and at the track on race day. Also in action will be Mod Lites.

Twitter: @SLS_Promotions

Facebook: SLS Promotions LLC

 

 

2nd Annual $30,000 Paul Peters Memorial featuring $3,000 possible to win Sprint Car Bandits at 82 Speedway – SAT. NOV. 7, 5PM!

Petty, TX (10/13/20) by DarinShort.com. Long-time North Texas dirt track racecar owner Paul “Patsy” Peters passed away on July 9th, 2019. He was the father of 82 Speedway’s track owner, Tracy Peters. In honor of his life that was ingrained in the dirt track racing community of this region, Tracy is putting on a massive event on November 7th at 82 Speedway at 5pm, the 2nd Annual $30,000 Paul Peters Memorial – featuring a potential $3,000 to win and $300 to start 360 C.I. Sprint Car Bandits® (SCB) series season finale; plus $1,500 to win Modified, $1,000 to win each Limited Modified and Factory Stock, and $750 to win Eco Mod divisions. All Sprint Car Bandits series rules are in effect and can be found at www.SprintCarBandits.com . All 2020 82 Speedway rules will remain in effect for this race for all other divisions. Click www.82Speedway.com then the ‘rules’ tab for your specific division. The beautiful ¼ mile dirt oval of 82 Speedway is located about 15 minutes west of Paris, directly on Hwy 82 in Petty Texas. An inclement weather date is set for the following Saturday, November 14th, if need be (with all components and times identical).

Fans can expect a full field of many of the region's best dirt track racers to be on hand on this very special night. Paul was known to have a big personality and an even bigger presence, so it is only fitting to have an event of this magnitude in his honor. Paul was heavily involved throughout the years with several drivers in several divisions, and this huge event will help to celebrate the memory of his life in racing.

NOTE EARLY START TIMES! The pit area on Saturday November 7th will open by 1pm, with the spectator grandstands opening by 3:30pm. Sprint Pit Meeting/Cutoff 4:15pm, Track divisions Pit Meeting/Cutoff 4:30pm. Hot Laps 5:00; then we will go right into the racing program. Adult GA $20, Kids 6-11 $5, Seniors $15. Pit Passes $35 (Pits Ages 5 & Under $15). Outside food/drink coolers (around the size of a 12-pack) are allowed in for $5 but cannot contain glass, and beer is OK if the person is at least 21 years of age. Coolers should not take up grandstand seating if the crowd size dictates. Transponders & RaceCeivers required in all divisions (nightly track rental of transponders available for $15 plus ID). No mufflers are required by 82 Speedway. Please respect the track’s ‘every other row closed’ safe distancing policy – as required by State order. You will see an ‘X’ on every other row in the stands, please use those rows for getting to/from your seat throughout the event.

If you’ve yet to visit 82 Speedway, it is much closer to DFW than a lot of people think and is NOT the old Paris Speedway southeast of Paris. As a point of reference, including a quick fuel stop, you can get from the intersection of Bass Pro Shops/I-30/Bush in Garland to 82 Speedway in 80 minutes.

TRACK DIRECTIONS: Track is located about 1 mile east of Petty Texas right on Hwy 82, which is about 20 minutes east of Bonham and 15 minutes west of Paris. 16369 US Hwy 82 Petty, TX 75470. Go to www.82speedway.com or www.Facebook.com/82Speedway for track details.

82 Speedway features a 60’ racing surface that is .26 miles on the pole (1/4 mile) in distance, and the groove is right at 1/3 mile. There are no walls around the entire track – with lots of runoff space wherever you’re racing, which leads to less tore up equipment. Over-sized grandstands that each have unobstructed viewing from whatever spot you choose to view from. Huge spectator and pit parking areas will greet everyone on their arrival. Track owners, Shelley and Tracy Peters who are some of the nicest people you’ll ever come across, and they have been reinvesting in the permanent structure of the facility since they purchased it last year. Bottom line, if you haven’t been there, here’s your chance on Saturday, November 7th at 5pm!

Tommy & Sherry Bryant of Cabinets By Tommy LLC in Granbury Texas has stepped up to provide the 360C.I. Sprint Car Bandits drivers with the Cabinets by Tommy LLC $700 Dash For Cash, with $200 earmarked for 2nd place and $100 for finishing in third! But there’s more! If the polesitter accepts the Tommy’s Challenge they will forgo their pole dash start by starting at the tail instead, and if they come through the Dash field to win, they will not only win $700 – but they will collect the Tommy’s Challenge money, which is $300 – that’ll make the Dash pay $1,000 to win! And if no one wins the $300 Tommy’s Challenge money, that will be paid out in the form of a Hard Charger award for the same amount in the A-feature!

Here’s how the Cabinets by Tommy LLC $700 Dash For Cash will work at 82 Speedway on Saturday, November 7th:

- All SCB teams will draw in and qualify in their heat races as normal, with normal series passing points.

- At the conclusion of the heat races, the top 2 finishers from each heat race will advance to the Cabinets by Tommy LLC $700 Dash For Cash.

- The Dash will be lined up by draw, and the winner will take home an additional $700 from Cabinets by Tommy LLC! Note that if the polesitter doesn’t take the Tommy’s Challenge, it will be offered to the outside polesitter.

More about the sponsor, Cabinets by Tommy LLC. Tommy and Sherry Bryant are the company owners, which is based out of Granbury Texas (southwest of Ft. Worth). Many of you know their daughter through sprint car racing, which is Britney Bryant that drove the beautiful number 99b car at select Sprint Car Bandits events in the past – and is now piloted by John Ricketts with a 360C.I. engine under the hood.

Cabinets by Tommy LLC is an extremely popular service-providing company for many homeowners throughout the Metroplex area, and they can be reached at TommysCabinets@outlook.com or by phoning 817-991-0659. The Sprint Car Bandits series would like to thank them for their support.

Here’s the November 7th purse structure for the SCB “Paul Peters Memorial 25” presented by www.FixYourGenerator.com feature: $2,000 – 1,000 – 600 – 500 – 400 – 390 – 380 – 370 – 360 – 350 – 340 – 330 – 320 – 310 – 300…to start. All non-qualifiers or non-starters will each receive $100. There is no entry fee, no series membership fee and a $20 nightly draw fee. Drivers should go to www.SprintCarBandits.com prior to arrival for complete rules and procedures information…which will all be in effect. Drivers that have not registered with the Series for the track need to print and bring their completed drivers forms with them when they sign in on race day (forms are on the rules page at www.SprintCarBandits.com and there is no fee for registration). The SCB will run 2nd or 3rd in the running order all night long.

The Modified feature payback is as follows: $1,500 – 800 – 500 – 400 – 300 – 200 – 175 – 150 – 125…to 20th! No entry fee. $20 Draw in fee. $30 to any NQ or non-starter that has registered with 82 Speedway for the 2020 racing season. Click www.82Speedway.com for division rules, details and much more. We are running the same division rules as we have the entire season. No track registration fee or sanctioning license required. Transponders & RaceCeivers required in all divisions (track rental is available).

The Limited Modifieds and Factory Stocks are each racing for the exact same purse. Here’s the feature race payback for each: $1,000 – 600 – 350 – 250 – 200 – 160 – 120 – 100…to 20th! No entry fee. $20 Draw in fee. $30 to any NQ or non-starter that has registered with 82 Speedway for the 2020 racing season. Click www.82Speedway.com for division rules, details and much more. We are running the same division rules as we have the entire season. No track registration fee or sanctioning license required. Transponders & RaceCeivers required in all divisions (track rental is available). If a driver chooses to compete in more than one division on the same night, the driver must purchase an additional pit pass per division entered.

Eco Mod feature payback: $750 – 450 – 300 – 200 – 160 – 140 – 120 – 100…to 20th! No entry fee. $20 Draw in fee. $30 to any NQ or non-starter that has registered with 82 Speedway for the 2020 racing season. Click www.82Speedway.com for division rules, details and much more. No track registration fee or sanctioning license required. We are running the same division rules as we have the entire season. Transponders & RaceCeivers required in all divisions (track rental is available). If a driver chooses to compete in more than one division on the same night, the driver must purchase an additional pit pass per division entered.

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

Please make plans to join us for the $30,000 Paul Peters Memorial at 82 Speedway in Petty Texas on Saturday November 7th at 5pm for a huge night of racing – all in remembrance of the track owner’s father, Paul Peters.

Click www.82Speedway.com or www.Facebook.com/82Speedway for more track details, schedules and news.

Here are the www.FixYourGenerator.com Sprint Car Bandits series points after 10/10/20:

2 Michael Day 915
74e Claud Estes III 879
45b Casey Burkham 784
7 Jerrad Warhurst 707
82c Christian Kinnison 693
17 Channin Tankersley 671
20 Chad Wilson 653
23 Junior Jenkins 638
99b John Ricketts 581
12w Dale Wester 554
41j Joshua Harner 507
13m Chance McCrary 483
83 Jett Hays 458
6m Blake Mallory 423
71 Colby Estes 385
82 Austin Saunders 375
41 Casey Merrell 361
4 Austin Mundie 359
74 DJ Estes 353
41b Lucas Boxwell 326
72 Daniel Estes 285
47 Chipper Wood 281
16 Koty Adams 280
4b Austin Burkham 265
01j Jeb Sessums 264
64 Mark Zoeller 261
15t Marcus Thomas 260
42p Preston Perlmutter 243
76 Zane Lawrence 236
27 Kodey Keimig 206
b52 Brayden Voigt 196
5 Richard Reynolds 192
33 Michael Merrell 192
41m Steve McMackin 184
16 Blake Baccus 178
72X Chris Tarrant 178
55 Brad Queen 161
86 Jordan Rupe 155
5 Kyle McCutcheon 142
74b Jake Bubak 135
44 Jason Howell 135
j2 John Carney II 130
35 Jeff Emerson 125
17w Harli White 119
15 Randolph Jase 116
80 Josh Hawkins 116
88 Terry Easum 113
39h Dustyn Welch 113
9$ Kyle Clark 110
67 Rodney Henderson 110
9 Chase Randall 108
35k Dylan McCann 108
5 Chip Graham 108
45 David Luckie 106
69h Larry Howery 106
4x Caleb Padgett 102
114 Todd Lovett 102
10 Ronnie Henderson 100
v8 Robert Vetter 96
48 Cody Stacy 96
45x Collin Horner 96
32 Corby Scherb 90
25 Mason Smith 90
12X Brandon Howle 90
55b Brandon Anderson 65
1s Brandon Long 65
187 Landon Crawley 65
1x Tim Crawley 65
5$ Danny Smith 65
32k Chris Kelly 65
33k JT Kelly 65
04 Kyle Jones 65
1 Mark Huddleston 65
4X Heath Nestrick 65
11 Katelynn Dixon 65
5X Tyson Hall 65
f41 Landon Thompson 65
1s Sterling Hoff 65
18s Austin Smith 65

 

 

Amantea Continues to Gain Experience and Confidence With USAC East Coast Wingless Sprint Cars Series

Inside Line Promotions - MINERSVILLE, Pa. (Oct. 13, 2020) - Joey Amantea ran a pair of features with the Rapid Tire USAC East Coast Wingless Sprint Cars last Friday night at Big Diamond Speedway, where he finished seventh and 11th, respectively.

The pair of 360ci sprint car races were the final ones of the 2020 racing season for Amantea as he prepares to make the jump full time to the division next season.

"Big Diamond is kind of a race that we threw together to get some late season experience and it was really a good time," he said. "I really like wingless 360 racing and it's where I want to be going forward. As a team we now know what it takes any given night to run well and be prepared and this was a bit of an eye opener for next season."

Amantea began the night by leading laps in a heat race before finishing where he started - second. That earned a spot into the feature redraw and he pulled the pole position for the first 20-lap feature. With only a handful of starts to his name, Amantea worked through rookie mistakes and a banged-up race car to bring home a seventh-place result.

"We made contact with the guy in second running for the heat win and banged up the car pretty good," he said. "We got everything put together, but by then my head wasn't in it like it should've been and the results don't show how fast we really were."

The feature winner drew the No. 10 for the second feature inversion, which placed Amantea fourth on the starting grid. Focusing on staying clean and gaining experience, Amantea crossed the finish line 11th.

"We missed the setup big time for the second feature and I couldn't really figure out the track," he said. "But it was fun to go racing and do it competitively at this level. I'm excited to get behind the wheel of the 360 a lot more next year and we've got a good head start on 2021."

Next up for Amantea will be two nights of wingless micro sprint competition during the 31st annual National Open at Linda's Speedway in Jonestown, Pa., this Friday and Saturday. The Saturday night finale pays $3,000 to win and Amantea is hoping to come home with a podium finish.

"Last year we were really fast and I think we have a legit shot to win the thing this season," he said. "With the plan next year really being focused around 360 sprint car racing I'd love nothing more than to close out my final full season in a micro with a big win or a podium."

QUICK RESULTS -

Oct. 9 - Big Diamond Speedway in Minersville, Pa. - Heat race: 2 (2); Feature #1: 7 (1); Feature #2: 11 (4).

SEASON STATS -

58 races, 3 wins, 19 top fives, 37 top 10s, 44 top 15s, 47 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Linda's Speedway in Jonestown, Pa., for the 31 st annual National Open

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.joeyamantearacing.com/

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/joeyamantea88J

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - JPA Masonry

JPA Masonry, which is located in Mt. Pocono, Pa., is a trusted and experienced masonry leader in the Poconos. Although established in 2001, contractor and owner, Joseph P. Amantea (JPA), has almost 20 years of experience in the masonry field, including custom stone and design. For more information, visit http://www.JPAMasonry.com.

"JPA Masonry drives our race team," Amantea said. "Without their support I wouldn't be able to race. I'm very appreciative of all they do for me."

Amantea would also like to thank Amantea Real Estate, Hyper Racing, Jet Signs, Radical Race Gear, Pensyl Enterprises and Gilroy Northeast Inc. Excavating and Construction for their continued support.

 

 

Sams III Returning to Devil's Bowl Winter Nationals With Confidence

Inside Line Promotions - NORTH PORT, Fla. (Oct. 13, 2020) - Danny Sams III has a fond memory of his first-ever visit to Devil's Bowl Speedway.

The Sams LaMountain Racing driver made his debut at the half-mile oval in Mesquite, Texas, last year. He placed 16th during the opening night of the Winter Nationals before rallying from 21st to 12 th in the finale. That earned him the Hard Charger Award for passing the most cars.

"The track is pretty tricky in turns three and four," Sams III said. "You really have to know how to drive the track. It's high speed and pretty technical."

The team returns to the track this Friday and Saturday for the 47 th edition of the marquee Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour event. It marks the season finale for the series during the rookie campaign for Sams III.

"The goal is to make the show each night and to get back to 10th in the points," he said. "We need to keep our nose clean and make the right moves at the right places to have a successful weekend."

Sams III enters the weekend ranked 11th in the championship standings - only 16 points out of the top 10.

SEASON STATS -

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

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, for the 47th annual Winter Nationals with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: https://samslamtnracing.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/samslamtnracing

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

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - East Mountain Transport, Inc.

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

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

Sams LaMountain Racing would like to thank Southern Racing Fuels, Williams Precision Engines, Kistler Racing Products, Goodyear Rubber Products, Inc., and Raintree Design LLC for their continued support.

 

 

Carney II Holds High Expectations Entering Devil's Bowl Winter Nationals

Inside Line Promotions - LUBBOCK, Texas (Oct. 13, 2020) - John Carney II has a strong track record at Devil's Bowl Speedway, where he will compete this weekend during the 47th annual Winter Nationals.

The SawBlade.com Xiphos saw blade and Mesilla Valley Transportation backed driver produced Winter Nationals wins with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour in 2017 and 2016. He also recorded 305ci sprint car triumphs during the event in 2015 and 2013.

"I've always been kind of fortunate on the luck side," Carney II said. "It feels like we've won a race there every year for a long time; a regional or national or a 305 race. I always seem to run up front so I'm looking forward to it."

This weekend marks the first 360ci races this season at Devil's Bowl Speedway for Carney II. However, he posted a 14th-place outing with the Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions and also garnered a career-best World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series result of eighth during a pair of 410ci starts.

"I'm just going to assume there is going to be probably 25 cars or so this weekend," he said. "There probably won't be qualifiers. If there is a redraw situation you'll need to redraw good. You just have to start toward the front of the main to win. Once someone gets out front and gets going it'll be pretty hard to catch them."

Carney II enters the weekend coming off a season-best ASCS National Tour result of eighth in his most recent race.

SEASON STATS -

37 races, 5 wins, 9 top fives, 18 top 10s, 28 top 15s, 31 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, for the 47th annual Winter Nationals with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: https://j2carney.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/J2Carney

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Mesilla Valley Transportation

Mesilla Valley Transportation is one of the largest transportation providers in Western Texas and New Mexico. The company specializes in time-sensitive service between major manufacturing areas in the United States and Canada and the borders of Mexico. For more information, visit http://www.M-V-T.com.

"I've been friends with Royal for basically my whole life," Carney II said. "He's been the promoter for both of my hometown tracks. He's been a big supporter of my racing. He's a real racer who helps racers, has a race track, has race cars and runs a great trucking company."

Carney would also like to thank SawBlade.com, Danny Sander Construction, Burkham Contracting, South Plains Towing, CSR Garage, Jackson Compaction, Speedway Motors Racing Engines, Momentum Racing Suspensions, Raider Graphix and Tejas Motors for their continued support.

 

 

Crouch Joining POWRi Midgets at Port City Raceway and I-44 Riverside Speedway This Weekend

Inside Line Promotions - HAUBSTADT, Ind. (Oct. 13, 2020) - Brenham Crouch is venturing to Oklahoma this weekend for a tripleheader with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League.

Crouch will be behind the wheel of a Toyota Racing sponsored midget for Keith Kunz Motorsports on Thursday at Port City Raceway in Tulsa and on Friday and Saturday at I-44 Riverside Speedway in Oklahoma City.

Thursday's event is the Donnie Ray Crawford Sooner State 55, which will feature a 55-lap A Main.

"I've got a few laps at Port City Raceway," Crouch said. "Throttle control and finding all the moisture you can on the track is important. You have to be cautious because there will be wrecks in front of you whether you're in the front or the back of the pack. I'll have to be elbows up and on my toes all night."

The 55-lap feature also presents a great opportunity for Crouch to learn if he can make the show during his first year racing a midget.

"I think it will be really fun," he said. "Even if you start in the back I've come to find out you can't be counted out and there's opportunity to work your way forward. With more experience I'm excited to go back to Port City and see how much we've progressed since I made my debut there in May."

The two races at I-44 Riverside Speedway will also mark Crouch's first visit since his track debut in May.

"I'm super excited for that place," he said. "I've always had speed there dating back to running micro sprints. Even in the midget for my first time we were fast. I'm really confident about racing at that track."

SEASON STATS -

50 races, 1 win, 7 top fives, 19 top 10s, 33 top 15s, 38 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Thursday at Port City Raceway in Tulsa, Okla., for the Donnie Ray Crawford Sooner State 55 and Friday and Saturday at I-44 Riverside Speedway in Oklahoma City, Okla., with the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League

MEDIA LINKS -

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

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/brenhamcrouch1

INQUIRIES -

For inquiries regarding Brenham Crouch and his racing program please contact Chris Wheeler at chris@wheelermotorsportsconsulting.com .

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Bell Helmets

Bell Racing USA LLC is the world's leading auto racing and karting helmet company since 1954. For more information, visit http://www.BellRacing.com.

"We've always used Bell Helmets because they are the best in the business," Crouch said. "There is no other helmet company that compares to the safety and comfort of Bell Helmets."

Crouch would also like to thank Toyota Racing/TRD, Mobil 1, Curb Records, IWX, Hi-Plains Building Division, Hi-Plains Electric, Lubbock Wrecker Service, Wilson Wrecker Service, Keizer Aluminum Wheels, Driven Performance, Driven Midwest, Lineman Motorsports, Simpson Race Products, Mychron-Tom, CMS Promotions, Bell Helmets, CSI Shocks, Swindell Bleeders, Outlaw Wings, Smith Titanium and Joey Starnes Racing for their continued support.

 

 

Dover Seeking Continued Success at Devil's Bowl Speedway During Winter Nationals

Inside Line Promotions - SPRINGFIELD, Neb. (Oct. 13, 2020) - Devil's Bowl Speedway has always been a good track for Jack Dover.

The half-mile oval in Mesquite, Texas, hosts Dover and the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour this Friday and Saturday for the 47th annual Winter Nationals.

"It seems like we do a little better on bigger tracks," he said. "It suits my driving style. I won the Winter Nationals in 2010 and we've had some really good runs since. We seem to get around there really good.

"I remember going there my first year running with the ASCS National Tour and it was one of my first tracks. I learned what the car liked and how to drive it. That's the main thing is trying to drive the track correctly."

Dover has recorded top 10s at Devil's Bowl Speedway in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and twice last year. He posted a seventh-place finish during the Winter Nationals opener last season before placing third in the finale.

Dover scored a sixth-place result during his most recent ASCS National Tour race, giving him at least one top 10 in each of the last 15 years with the series.

"I feel like we've had one of our best years," he said. "Our confidence is up there and we've learned quite a bit this year. We've learned stuff with the setup and wings. I think we've learned quite a bit more than what we went there with last year and I think it's going to help."

SEASON STATS -

27 races, 9 wins, 19 top fives, 22 top 10s, 23 top 15s, 23 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday and Saturday at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, for the 47 th annual Winter Nationals with the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.JackDoverRacing.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/JackDoverRacing

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - Liquid Trucking

Founded in 1989, family owned Liquid Trucking has grown to one of the 30 largest tank trucking companies in the United States. Liquid Trucking prides itself on providing the highest quality liquid transport services out of the Midwest and servicing the continental United States and Canada. For more information, visit http://www.LiquidTrucking.com.

"I'm really excited to have a big, local company I can represent," Dover said. "When we travel around the Midwest we see their trucks everywhere. It's great to have a company like that want to be part of Jack Dover Racing."

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

 

 

Sides Looking for Success at Lakeside and Lake Ozark This Weekend

Inside Line Promotions - PORT ROYAL, Pa. (Oct. 13, 2020) - Jason Sides is looking forward to returning to a pair of race tracks in the Midwest this weekend.

World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series events on Friday at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., and Saturday at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., during the Jason Johnson Classic mark the final visit to the middle of the country this season.

"We've enjoyed good results at both tracks and this is the final trip to the Midwest so we're aiming for a successful weekend," he said. "Just like always, it starts with laying down a good qualifying lap each night."

Sides finished a career-best second at Lakeside Speedway in 2013. He established a new track record and placed sixth in the A Main at Lake Ozark Speedway last year.

Sides is coming off a frustrating weekend at Port Royal Speedway during the Nittany Showdown. He qualified outside the top 15 in his group each night, which buried him in the racing program.

"Friday didn't go very well and I tried like hell the second night," he said. "We even changed cars and made a lot of steps to try to be better. I couldn't run the top in turns three and four, which really hurt us."

QUICK RESULTS -

Oct. 9 - Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pa. - Qualifying: 19; Heat race: 10 (10); C Main: 3 (2).

Oct. 10 - Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pa. - Qualifying: 16; Heat race: 8 (8); B Main: 12 (14).

SIDES MOTORSPORTS SEASON STATS -

71 races, 0 wins, 0 top fives, 8 top 10s, 30 top 15s, 48 top 20s

UP NEXT -

Friday at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., and Saturday at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., for the Jason Johnson Classic with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS -

Website: http://www.SidesMotorsports.com

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

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

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT - R.E. Enterprises

Based in Memphis, Tenn., R.E. Enterprises is a one-stop solution for sprint car parts and racing supplies, racing and performance shock services, chassis repairs and fabrication, and custom welding or machining needs. For more information, visit http://www.RacingEclipse.com.

"R.E. Enterprises does a lot for us and we really appreciate their support," Sides said. "Chris and everybody over there are just as good of friends as they are partners."

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


 

 

PACE PERFORMANCE RUSH RACING SERIES TO CLOSE OUT 2020 SEASON THIS WEEKEND AT LERNERVILLE'S "STEEL CITY STAMPEDE" WITH LATE MODEL TOUR PLUS SPORTSMAN MODS & SPRINTS
October 13, 2020
(By Mike Leone)

(Sarver, PA)...The Pace Performance RUSH Racing Series together with Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC will have a tripleheader of action this weekend (October 15-17) at Lernerville Speedway for the "Steel City Stampede". The RUSH Late Model Tour finale will lead the way, while the RUSH Sportsman Modifieds will battle in a Hovis Auto & Truck Supply Weekly Series special, and the RUSH Sprint Cars in an Equipment Rental Options Weekly Series special. Practice will be held Thursday night (October 15) with heat races for all divisions on Friday night followed by the conclusion of the events on Saturday. Group qualifying for the RUSH Late Models will be at 7 p.m. on Friday followed by racing at 7:30. On Saturday, racing will begin early at 4 p.m. The rain date is Sunday.

"This is always a great way to end our season," stated RUSH Director Vicki Emig. "The RUSH championships annually comes down to this event. Our Late Model racers are always excited to get the chance to compete at Lernerville. The car counts have always been strong and the racing at Lernerville is always some of the best of the season. The Sportsman Modifieds have been given the opportunity to race numerous times over the past seven seasons at Lernerville. Lernerville was a very important part of getting our RUSH Sprint division off the ground in 2018, and their races this year at the track have been tremendous."

This year's "Steel City Stampede" will be the 12th edition of this huge event that includes most of the region's racing divisions all showcased in this end of the season blowout for the region. There has only been one repeat RUSH Late Model winner and it took until last year for that to happen; past winners include Josh Holtgraver (2009), Bryan Force (2010), Butch Lambert (2011), Max Blair (2012 & 2019), Dennis Lunger, Jr. (2013), Chad Ruhlman (2014), Jacob Hawkins (2015), John Mollick (2016), John Waters (2017), and Colton Flinner (2018).

Saturday's event will pay $2,000 to-win. There will also be a $200 to-win, $150 to-start non-qualifier. The RUSH Late Models are coming off a very successful record-setting "Bill Hendren Memorial" event presented by FK Rod Ends in conjunction with Pro Fabrication as part of the "Pittsburgher 100" at Pittsburgh's PA Motor Speedway two weeks ago.

There has yet to be a repeat winning on the 2020 RUSH Late Model Tour. The season got underway at Lernerville on June 27 when Blair won the $10,000 "Bill Emig Memorial" for the second straight year. Since then, Garret Paugh, Michael Norris, Kyle Lukon and Levi Crowl have been victorious at Pittsburgh. Will there be a sixth different winner in six events this weekend!?

One driver looking for his first Tour win of 2020 is Jeremy Wonderling. The Wellsville, NY driver enters the weekend as the points leader in both the Pace National Weekly Series and Touring Series Championships. Wonderling has never won the Weekly title; however, is poised for his third consecutive Tour title. Wonderling hasn't finished worse than sixth in any Tour race this year. While Wonderling has all but locked up the Tour Driver Championship, his lead is only 14 on the Bob Bentz-owned #60M in the Tour Car Owner Championship. Alex Ferree raced the #60M to a runner-up finish on October 2, while John Mollick was chasing after a Lernerville Big-Block Modified Championship. Completing the top 10 in Driver points are Joe Martin, Josh Ferry, Michael Duritsky, Jr., Ryan Frazee, Bill Kessler, Tony White, Mollick, and Kassidy Kamicker.

FK Rod Ends "Shock the Clock Qualifying and Beat the Heat" will be utilized on Friday night for the Late Models meaning the fastest qualifier will receive $100 and all heat race winners will earn $25. The pole position dash will also be run on Friday night.

Meanwhile, the RUSH Sportsman Modifieds will join the "Steel City Stampede" for the seventh consecutive year in an $800 to-win event. Greg Martin won the inaugural race in 2014, while Nick Ritchey won his first ever at Lernerville in 2015. Rocky Kugel topped what was at the time in 2016 was a record field of 29 cars. Steve Slater won the 2017 show, while teen Blaze Myers scored a popular first Tour win in 2018 after coming out of the B main to also win the "Futures Cup" title. Last year, Eric Gabany became the sixth different "Steel City Stampede" winner in as many years. Interestingly, three of the top RUSH Sportsman Mod winners in recent years, Garrett Krummert, Chas Wolbert, and Rob Kristyak, have yet to win a "Steel City Stampede" belt buckle.

The RUSH Sportsman Mods have made one visit this season to Lernerville this year on July 24 for the "RUSH Summer Showcase" when Wolbert topped a 23-car field. Wolbert has already clinched his first Hovis Weekly Series title. Kristyak, who won the Wedge Motorsports "Route 7 Rumble" Series title, has locked up second in points. Kole Holden, Tony Tatgenhorst, and Kyle Martell sit third through fifth in points. Ayden Cipriano, who clinched the Hovis "Futures Cup" Championship, is sixth in points.

The RUSH Sprints will wrap up their third season this weekend racing for $800 to-win, $160 to-start. In their two prior Lernerville appearances this year, Jeremy Weaver won on July 24 and Jack Sodeman, Jr. won on October 2 in his RUSH Sprint Car debut. Weaver has already clinched the Equipment Rental Options Weekly Series point championship in the Hull Racing #41.

By virtue of his third consecutive Pittsburgh win this season last Saturday night, Zach Morrow vaulted to second in the Equipment Rental Options Weekly Series points. Morrow won twice at Lernerville each of the past two seasons, and would love to end 2020 victorious to clinch the runner-up spot in points for the second straight year. Steve Pedley, Andy Feil, and Brian Hartzell are third through fifth in points. Pedley won his first career feature earlier this season at Sharon Speedway.

RUSH Late Model Feature Payoff: 1. $2,000 2. $1,000 3. $650 4. $550 5. $470 6. $435 7. $410 8. $370 9. $340 10. $310 11. $280 12. $270 13. $260 14. $250 15. $240 16. $235 17. $230 18-24. $225.

RUSH Late Model Non-Qualifier Payoff: 1. $200 2. $190 3. $185 4. $180 5. $175 6. $170 7. $165 8. $160 9. $155 10-24. $150. Tow $125.

RUSH 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 $75.

RUSH Sprint Car Feature Payoff: 1. $800 2. $400 3. $300 4. $250 5. $225 6. $220 7. $210 8. $200 9. $190 10. $185 11. $180 12. $175 13. $170 14-18. $165 19-24. $160. Tow $75.

The AMB/MyLaps transponders are required at Lernerville. Driver radios are always mandatory at the 454.000 channel. The entry fee is $100 for Late Models. There is no entry fee for the RUSH Sportsman Modifieds or RUSH Sprint Cars. There will be an open practice from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday night. Registration and tech opens at 2 p.m. on Friday. There will be a drivers meeting at 6:20 p.m. with group qualifying for the RUSH Late Models at 7:00 followed by heat races at 7:30. Racing begins early on Saturday at 4 p.m. Check out the following link for additional "Steel City Stampede" event details: https://www.dirtcarmembers.com/upload/1cca92020%20Stampede%20Comp%20notes%20%20.pdf.

Late Model Touring Series Driver Points (must be a member to receive points):1. Jeremy Wonderling 468 2. Joe Martin 435 3. Josh Ferry 426 4. Michael Duritsky, Jr. 424 5. Logan Zarin 418 6. Ryan Frazee 379 7. Bill Kessler 371 8. Tony White 363 9. John Mollick 356 10. Kassidy Kamicker 280 11. John Waters 250 12. Chad Sines 244 13. Max Blair 179 14. Chub Frank 171 15. Cory Sines 149 16. Jamie Wrightsman 140 17. Jason Genco 90 18. Kyle Murray 82 19. Justin Kann 72 20. Robbie Scott 71.

Late Model Touring Series Car Owner Points (must be a member to receive points): 1. Jeremy Wonderling 3J 468 2. Robert Bentz 60M 454 3. Thomas Snyder 10s 435 4. Ferry's Millennium Motorsports 33 426 5. Michael Duritsky 90J 424 6. James Zarin 1z 418 7. SSR Sines & Sons Racing 15 401 8. Ryan Frazee 11F 379 9. William Kessler 09 371 10. Anthony White 27T 363 11. James Wrightsman 21J 285 12. Craig Kamicker 72B 280 13. Dale LeBarron 11 250 14. William Blair 111 179 15. Chub Frank 1* 171 16. SSR Sines & Sons Racing 25s 149 17. JP Craig Racing 29J 90 18. Kyle Murray 21 82 19. Justin Kann 66 72 20. James Zarin 18 71.

Lernerville is a 4/10-mile high-banked clay oval located 11 miles southeast of Butler, Pa. on Route 356 at 313 North Pike Road, Sarver, PA 16055. Lernerville is just 30 miles northeast of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. For more information, check out their website at www.lernerville.com or call 724-353-1511.

RUSH Racing Series is brought to you by Pace Performance together with Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC along with the support of Hoosier Tire, Bilstein Shocks, Sunoco Race Fuels, Bazell Race Fuels, Insinger Performance, MSD Performance, Holley Performance Products, Hovis Auto & Truck Supply, FK Rod Ends, Wehrs Machine & Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, Jones Racing Products, TBM Brakes, Performance Bodies & Parts, Racing Electronics, Dirt Defender, Wrisco Industries, Frankland Racing Supply, Landrum Performance Spring, Ontime Body & Graphic, Trailer-Alarms.com, Zarin Truck & Automotive, Sherwood Wheels, Alternative Power Sources, Precise Racing Products, Lincoln Electric, Velocita-USA, Classic Ink USA, CrateInsider.com, and Wedge Motorsports.

E-mail can be sent to the RUSH Racing Series at info@rushracingseries.com and snail mail to 4368 Route 422, Pulaski, PA 16143. Office phone is 724-964-9300 and fax is 724-964-0604. The RUSH Racing Series website is www.rushracingseries.com. Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/rushlatemodels and follow us on Twitter @RUSHLM.

 

 

Gio Scelzi Garners Two Top-10’s at Port Royal Speedway

PETERSEN MEDIA- Returning to Port Royal Speedway over the weekend for the Nittany Lion Showdown with the World of Outlaws, Gio Scelzi and KCP Racing would have one of their best outings together to date as Scelzi would pick up finishes of fourth and sixth place.

“I really think it was our best weekend as a team so far,” Gio Scelzi said. “We were quick time and second quick, made both dashes, and our fourth and sixth place finishes were really good finishes at a tough place against a really tough field.”

Friday night saw the two-day program get underway with Scelzi timing in second fastest in his qualifying group before racing to a win in his heat race.

Earning a berth in the Dash, Scelzi would pick up a sixth-place finish and take the green flag from the outside of the third row for the 25-lap feature event.

On the slick half-mile, Scelzi was able to quickly find himself battling for position in the top-five as he raced with Sheldon Haudenschild as well as PA locals Brock Zearfoss and Anthony Macri.

Keeping the Logan Contractors Supply, Inc/Aspen Aire/Royal Flooring backed No.18 up front, Scelzi would close Friday night out with a fourth-place finish.

Saturday night brought on the final appearance of the year in PA for Scelzi and company, and the Fresno, CA driver would get his night kicked off in fine form as he earned quick time honors in qualifications.

Just as he did on Friday night, Scelzi would pick up the win in his heat race before tallying a third place finish in the Dash.

Lining up in the second row for the 30-lap feature event, Scelzi would again go toe-to-toe with the best from the World of Outlaws as well as the best of the PA Posse local contingent.

Scelzi would again find himself battling with the likes of Haudenschild, Zearfoss and Macri, as he would again do a great job of keep his entry in contention. When the checkered flag flew on the weekend, Scelzi would pick up his 13th Top-10- with KCP Racing in what was his 26th start with the team by way of his sixth-place result.

“We continue to learn a lot with our racecar, and after our performance at the Tuscarora 50 a couple of weeks ago, we were leaps and bounds better this weekend,” Scelzi noted.

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

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-26, Wins-0, Top-5’s- 9, Top 10’s-13

ON TAP: Scelzi and KCP Racing will be in action on Friday night at Lakeside Speedway, and on Saturday night at Laze Ozark Speedway.

STAY CONNECTED: You can also visit the team’s website at www.kcpracing.com, and follow the team on Twitter @KCPRacing.

 

 

Austin McCarl Records Trio of Top-10’s with Roth Motorsports

PETERSEN MEDIA- Getting the call to pilot the famed Roth Motorsports No. 83jr in Hanford, CA for the Morrie Williams Tribute, Austin McCarl with pick up a trio of Top-10 finishes at Keller Auto Speedway.

“All in all, I would say Hanford, CA went pretty well,” Austin McCarl said. “Night one was a little tricky in a new car and on an extremely slick surface. We had really good speed, we just missed the set up in the feature event.”

Friday night saw the Altoona, IA driver make his debut with the Fresno, CA based team, and he would things kicked off by timing the Roth Enterprises/HR Livestock Transportation/Jason, Tara, and Cole Roth Cattle Co. backed No. 83jr in sixth quickest in time trials.

Racing his way to a heat race win on the slick surface, McCarl would earn a spot in the redraw where the two-pill put him on the front row of the feature event.

As the night went on the track would continue to slick off, and ultimately take on rubber in the feature event. When the race came to life, McCarl would find himself in third as he searched for grip on the slick surface.

Slipping back to fifth, McCarl would actually fall as far back as seventh as rubber started to come in on the bottom side of the speedway. Changing his line and getting into the rubber, McCarl would settle back into fifth. Continuing to hold down a spot inside the Top-5, McCarl would slip back to sixth with five to go where he would go on to finish.

Saturday night brough on a King of the West sanction, and a unique format that would see the field run two 20-lap feature events.

McCarl would get off to a great start as he earned quick time honors, raced to a heat race win, and won the Dash to put himself on the pole of the first 20-lap feature event.

Leading the first eight laps of the feature, a lap nine restart would see McCarl fall back to the fourth position. Trying to get back into rhythm, McCarl would slip back to eighth during the duration of the 20-lap affair and would find himself in the 12th starting position for the second 20-lap feature.

Making some adjustments during the intermission, McCarl would work his way forward in the second feature. Cracking the Top-10 by the sixth lap, McCarl would continue to race his way forward and take over the fifth position with just three laps left in the race.

Holding on to fifth, McCarl would cap his weekend in California off with a Top-5 during the second feature of the Morrie Williams Tribute.

“Night two started off great by going quick time, winning the heat and the dash,” McCarl added. “During both 20-lap feature, neither went the way that we would have liked, but it was great to get a Top-5 in the second feature. It was a great experience to race in California, and I am extremely thankful for the opportunity that Dennis and Teresa Roth, as well as Todd Ventura provided me. I am hopeful we can do it again in the future.”

The Roth Motorsports team would like to thank Roth Enterprises, HR Livestock Transportation, Jason, Tara, And Cole Roth Cattle Co., Roth Investments, FK Rod Ends, Weld Wheels, Brown and Miller Racing Solutions, Kent Performance, Kaeding Performance, and Smith Titanium for their support in 2020.

ON TAP: Roth Motorsports’ CA team is TBD on their next event.

STAY CONNECTED: Stay connected with Roth Motorsports by checking out their website, www.rothmotorsports83.com, following them on Twitter @RothMotorsports.

 

 

Sean Becker Second Overall at Morrie Williams Tribute

PETERSEN MEDIA- Back aboard the Monhoff Racing No. 35 over the weekend in Hanford, CA with a 410ci power plant bolted between the frame rails, Sean Becker would bounce back from a tough Friday night, and finish second overall at the Morrie Williams Tribute following the Twin-20 Lap feature events.

“It was a fantastic weekend, and I am so grateful to Steve Scott for allowing us to run his 410ci engine so we could be a part of such a special event,” Sean Becker said. “Friday night we ate a huge slice of humble pie and got whipped by every car that competed against us. Saturday night things went much better, and I owe it all to Dan Monhoff and Steve.”

The weekend came to life at Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, CA on Friday night, and it would be a rough start to the weekend for the team. Timing in 13th fastest, Becker would ultimately be credited with a 23rd place finish in the main event.

With the crew working through the day on Saturday, things would go much better that night as Becker timed in 7th fastest with the King of the West Series.

Running fourth in his heat race, ‘The Shark’ would take the green flag for the first 20-lap feature event from the 10th starting position.

On a slick Keller Auto Speedway surface, Becker was able to immediately start carving his way forward against a very stout field of drivers assembled in central California.

Cracking the Top-5 in just six laps, Becker would make a nice move at the halfway point to take over the third position. Battling hard with the likes of Blake Carrick and Mitchell Faccinto, Becker would move into second on the 15th lap, before being put back to third a lap later.

When the checkered flag was displayed on the first feature, Becker would finish third, and find himself back in the 17th starting position for the second 20-lap feature event.

Following the 10-minute intermission, Becker would continue to flex his muscle against the stars and cars of the King of the West Series in the second of the Twin-20’s. Powering his way forward, Becker wasted no time moving into the Top-10 as he took over the ninth position on just the third lap of the race.

Just as he did in the first race, Becker would work his way into the Top-5 at the halfway point and moved into third with just six-laps remaining as he searched for both the race win, and the overall Morrie Williams Tribute title.

Taking the white flag in the third position, Tim Kaeding would get by Becker and knock him off the podium as Becker had to slow up for a slowing Ryan Robinson who was out of fuel, relegating him to a fourth-place finish. The pass would prove pivotal in more ways than one as it would give TK the overall title by a mere single digit over Becker.

“Dan and Steve made some incredible changes to the car that gave us the speed we needed to be competitive,” Becker added. “We were one late yellow away from a possible win, then later one lap way from being the overall event winner. What we learned from the weekend will pay huge dividends. I am so proud to be part of this team.”

Becker and Van Lare Motorsports would like to thank Pro Aggregate, All About Fire Protection, Bianchi Farms, Shark Racing Engines, CCI, Van Lare Steering Repair, and Triple X Race Co. for their support in 2020.

BY THE NUMBERS: Starts-33, Wins-4, Top 5’s- 15, Top-10’s- 19

ON TAP: Becker will return to the seat of the Van Lare Motorsports No. 5v this weekend in Hanford, CA for the Johnny Key Classic.

STAY CONNECTED: If you can’t be at the track, make sure to follow @MrsSharkBecker on twitter for constant updates, or become a fan on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SeanBeckerRacing1023.

 

 

Dominic Scelzi Selected to Finish World of Outlaws Season for Roth Motorsports

Inside Line Promotions – HANFORD, Calif. (Oct. 13, 2020) – Dominic Scelzi will finish the 2020 World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series season driving the famed Roth Motorsports No. 83.

It begins this Friday at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., prior to the Jason Johnson Classic at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., on Saturday.

“We won seven or eight races with Roth Motorsports last year,” Scelzi said. “We’ve been really good together and I’m really excited to finish the year out with them. This is a big opportunity to me. I’m excited to help them finish the World of Outlaws season and it’s helping provide me more opportunities.”

Scelzi ranks 18th in the World of Outlaws championship standings thanks to four top 10s during limited starts with the series this year.

The big news comes on the heels of one of Scelzi’s most successful weekends of the season. He picked up a win, a pair of top fives and a trio of top 10s in four features last Friday and Saturday at Keller Auto Speedway.

Scelzi piloted a sprint car for Williams Motorsports for the first time in his career on Friday. He qualified eighth quickest, won a heat race and finished fourth in the A Main after leading early.

“I took the lead on Lap 5 and led until Lap 11,” he said. “I was running around the top and it laid rubber on the bottom. I didn’t know it and went from first to third in the same corner. I tried to get back to second and slipped out of the rubber, which dropped me to fourth.”

Scelzi also led laps on Saturday during the 360ci sprint car feature. After setting quick time out of 31 drivers during qualifying and advancing from sixth to fourth in a heat race, Scelzi, who was driving his family car, won the dash to garner the pole position for the main event.

“We were really good and we led the first 15 laps,” he said. “I was running the bottom in turns one and two and the middle in turns three and four. Bud (Kaeding) got the top cleaned off and was able to rip around us so we ended up second.”

Scelzi also drove for Williams Motorsports during the King of the West-NARC Fujitsu Series portion of the night, which began with him qualifying eighth quickest. A third-place outing in a heat race lined him up eighth for the first of two, 20-lap features.

“I was running between sixth to eighth,” he said. “I biked up on the cushion in turns one and two. We slid to a stop and I had to restart at the back. We drove up to ninth. Then we made some changes during the 10-minute stoppage since we were too tight.”

The changes worked perfectly for Scelzi, who lined up on the inside of the sixth row for the final feature.

“We worked the bottom in turns one and two and the middle in turns three and four,” he said. “There were a couple of times when I’d pass two cars off turn two. People were struggling to stay on the bottom. We were able to slide them into turn three or we could roll the middle to the outside. The track was really, really slick and I feel like we were really good in the slick.”

Scelzi led the final handful of laps en route to his third triumph of the season. The win also came during the Morrie Williams Memorial – named in honor of the man who owned the team Scelzi drove for during the 410 races last weekend.

“It was so neat,” he said. “What was so cool about it was Friday, my first night in the car, we led laps and we were really fast. Kyle (Hirst) getting around me was a bummer, but Kyle was in the other Williams car. On Saturday Kyle won the first feature and I won the second. If you wanted to win a race you had to be in a Williams car. It’s something very special and I’ll never forget it.”

QUICK RESULTS –

Oct. 9 – Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, Calif. – Qualifying: 8; Heat race: 1 (2); Feature: 4 (4).

Oct. 10 – Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, Calif. (360 sprint car) – Qualifying: 1; Heat race: 4 (6); Dash: 1 (1); Feature: 2 (1).

Oct. 10 – Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, Calif. (410 sprint car) – Qualifying: 8; Heat race: 3 (3); Feature #1: 9 (8); Feature #2: 1 (11).

SEASON STATS –

59 races, 3 wins, 17 top fives, 29 top 10s, 42 top 15s, 4 top 20s

UP NEXT –

Friday at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., and Saturday at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo., for the Jason Johnson Classic with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series

MEDIA LINKS –

Website: http://www.GaryScelziMotorsports.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/DominicScelzi41

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

VIDEO –

Here is a link to a highlight video: https://vimeo.com/161410751

Here is a link to a promotional video: https://vimeo.com/160322149

SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT – Auto Meter

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“Auto Meter is known for their quality products,” Scelzi said. “It provides the best product on the market and we’re thrilled to say Auto Meter is part of our team.”

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

 

 

RacinBoys Broadcasting Network Providing Live Video of Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour Winter Nationals at Devil’s Bowl Speedway

Inside Line Promotions – KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Oct. 12, 2020) – The final Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour event of the season will be broadcast via a live video stream this weekend by the RacinBoys Broadcasting Network.

The 47th annual Winter Nationals at Devil’s Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, runs Friday and Saturday. The 2020 series champion will be crowned and several positions within the top 10 of the championship standings are up in the air entering the doubleheader for the marquee 360ci winged sprint car series.

RacinBoys All Access members will be able to view both nights of the action from hot laps through the Victory Lane interviews.

Additionally, RacinBoys All Access members will be showcased a live audio broadcast of the racing program at Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla., on Saturday. Saturday’s race features Champ 305 Sprints, Modifieds, Factory Stocks, Mini Stocks and 600cc Modifieds.

A RacinBoys All Access subscription is only $29.99 per month. The subscription offers live Pay-Per-View video from nearly every Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour race and it also provides access to all On-Demand video content as well as all live audio broadcasts. A month is considered a 30-day period beginning the first day of the subscription. The coverage is brought to you by Lucas Oil Products, which is the title sponsor for all RacinBoys live events and studio shows this year.

LUCAS OIL –

Founded in 1989, Lucas Oil is a manufacturer and distributor of automotive and racing oil, additives and lubricants. Lucas Oil has long been directly involved in the American racing industry through multiple vehicle sponsorships and racing event promotions at all levels. Seeing a need for better lubricants in this industry, the Lucas people went to work again. The end result being a line of high performance engine oils and gear oils that are second-to-none in the racing industry. Lucas racing products have proven themselves on NASCAR, NHRA, IHRA, PPL and USHRA tracks across the country. For more information, visit http://www.LucasOil.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 .

 

 

Wins Aplenty For KSE Racing Products

PETERSEN MEDIA: Though temperatures are cooling down as Fall is here, KSE Racing Products drivers stay hot as wins came in bunches over the weekend.

Kyle Larson continued to add to his legend over the weekend with the World of Outlaws. The Elk Grove, CA driver picked up his 40th and 41st wins on dirt in 2020 as he swept the weekend at Port Royal Speedway in Pennsylvania.

During the final All Star Circuit of Champions event of 2020, it was Aaron Reutzel capping off another Championship year with the series by using his KSE Racing Products to pick up the Jim Ford Classic win at Fremont Speedway. Friday night also went to a KSE driver, as Cap Henry kicked the weekend off in victory lane.

In Hanford, California, Keller Auto Speedway payed homage to late car owner Morrie Williams and in fitting fashion Kyle Hirst picked up the feature event win on Friday night, as well as the first 20-lap feature on Saturday night, and Dominic Scelzi picked up the second 20-lap feature event; both drivers wheeled Williams Motorsports No. 0 entries. In 360ci action, Bud Kaeding was victorious in the famed Brent Kaeding owned No. 69 machine.

USAC Midget action saw Tanner Thorson picked up the Leffler Memorial on Friday night at Wayne County Speedway, TMEZ picked up the POWRi win at Jacksonville Speedway, Blake Robertson topped 305ci action at Keller Auto Speedway in CA, and Carson Short won the MOWA feature at Jacksonville Speedway.

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

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

 

 

Andy Forsberg and F&F Racing Sixth at Cotton Classic

PETERSEN MEDIA- Making the trek to Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, CA for the Cotton Classic, Andy Forsberg and F&F Racing would overcome a turbulent start to the night and come away with a sixth-place finish.

“We kind of had a tough start to the night with some issues during hot laps and before time trials, but the F&F Racing guys really worked hard and we ended up with a pretty decent night at a track that we don’t run at a ton,” Andy Forsberg said.

Enduring some issues during hot laps and having to give up their time trials spot to fix a drive train issue, Forsberg was still able to make the best of his time trial lap after going out last as he timed in 10th fastest overall aboard the C&H Motor Parts/Bushey Financial Services/Huggins Cams backed machine.

Lining up third in his heat race, the Auburn, CA driver would finish third and transfer directly into the 30-lap Cotton Classic feature event.

Taking the green flag from the 10th starting position on the slick surface, Forsberg was methodical after just running 41-laps in the 410ci car.

Working his way forward, Forsberg would find himself in a torrid battle with the likes of DJ Netto, JJ Hickle, and Mitchell Faccinto as they all jockeyed for Top-Five position.

When the race drew to a close, Forsberg would settle into the sixth position where he would go on to finish and bring his weekend to a close.

“These double header weekends are always tough, and when we run my car with the 410ci as well it makes for some hard work,” Forsberg said. “Thanks to everyone that makes all of this possible.”

F&F Racing and Andy Forsberg would like to thank C&H Motor Parts, Bushey Financial Services, Huggins Cams, PitStopUSAC, Lucas Oil, Pacific Highway