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IOWA

IMCA national awards banquet honors 2016’s best

LINCOLN, Neb. (Nov. 26) – IMCA honored the best of the best Saturday night, during the national awards banquet in Lincoln, Neb. National champions taking their turns on stage and at the podium were Jordan Grabouski, Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modified; Rob Toland, IMCA Late Model; Andy Shouse, IMCA EMI RaceSaver Sprint Car; Mike Nichols, […]

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2017 Schedule Revealed

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2017 Schedule Revealed Series To Make Fourth Appearance At Macon IL Speedway WAYCROSS, GA (October 26, 2016) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series – widely acknowledged as the nation’s premier dirt late model tour – announced a record-breaking 2017 schedule, including a fourth visit to Macon Speedway, […]

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My Two Cent$ by Mike Ruefer Unified Safety

My Two Cent$ by Mike Ruefer   Unified Safety   I have to say that most years the news that comes out during the off season of racing doesn’t excite me much. Of course there are the driver changes that go back and forth with all looking for the next Hot Rod to drive. There […]

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National Sprint League officials aren’t scheduling shows in 2017, series return not ruled out

National Sprint League officials aren’t scheduling shows in 2017, series return not ruled out

  JACKSON, MINN (November 18, 2016) – Tod Quiring and the rest of the National Sprint League brass took a long, hard look at the economics and number of races in the Midwest. Something had to give. Knoxville Raceway and Badlands Motor Speedway feature established weekly 410 Sprint Car programs. Throw in Jackson Motorplex, a […]

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Shiverfest Race results from Lee County Speedway

Shiverfest Race results from Lee County Speedway

    DONNELLSON, IOWA (October 29, 2016) – Shiverfest Race results from Lee County Speedway Late Models – A-Main Finish Start Car Driver Hometown Points 1 6 45 Tommy Elston Keokuk , Ia 40.00 2 1 21 Todd Frank Montrose , Ia 39.00 3 5 15R Jeff Guengerich Washington , Ia 38.00 4 2 26R […]

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Gustin and May Sweep the “5th Annual Fall Extravaganza” at Lee County

Gustin and May Sweep the “5th Annual Fall Extravaganza” at Lee County

  by Brian Neal Donnellson, IA (Saturday, October 15, 2016) – What a difference a night makes. After Friday nights temperatures hoovered around the high 50’s, Saturday nights temperatures never fell out of the 70’s on night two of the “5th Annual Fall Extravaganza” at the Pepsi Lee County Speedway in Donnellson, Iowa. Plus if […]

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ILLINOIS

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2017 Schedule Revealed

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2017 Schedule Revealed Series To Make Fourth Appearance At Macon IL Speedway WAYCROSS, GA (October 26, 2016) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series – widely acknowledged as the nation’s premier dirt late model tour – announced a record-breaking 2017 schedule, including a fourth visit to Macon Speedway, […]

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Season & Point Champs Crowned At Macon IL Speedway

  MACON, ILL (Oct 1, 2016) – The 2016-season is a wrap at Macon IL Speedway, after the Season Championship Finale this past Saturday, October 1.  The six division show was made up of the classes that ran the most during the past year.  In addition to the on track action, “Give Back To Fans […]

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Joey Montgomery Leads Locals to Queen’s Royale Loot as Lasoski Wraps Up National Sprint League Championship

Joey Montgomery Leads Locals to Queen’s Royale Loot as Lasoski Wraps Up National Sprint League Championship

  Inside Line Promotions – FARMINGTON, Mo. (Sept. 30, 2016) – The locals took it to the invaders on Friday during the opening round of the 21st annual Queen’s Royale at St. Francois County Raceway. Joey Montgomery earned his first career National Sprint League feature victory as he led the final 11 laps of the […]

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Quincy Raceways Season Championship Night

Quincy Raceways Season Championship Night

  Quincy Raceways Race Results for 9/25/2016 Season Championship Night IMCA Northern SportMods – Feature Finish Car No Driver Hometown 1 3 Tony Dunker Quincy, IL 2 12J Justin Ebbing Quincy, Il 3 44 Todd Reed Quincy, IL 4 22 Austen Becerra Carthage, IL 5 17 Brandon Lennox New London, MO 6 31G Joey Gower […]

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Nichols Takes Double Checkers at Macon Speedway

  Macon, IL (September 24, 2016) – Jeremy Nichols has been racing at Macon Speedway for a long time. He’s raced nearly every class the track has offered and he’s won his fair share of championship, as well. On the week before the finale, Nichols once again graced victory lane not once, but twice. Beginning […]

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Quincy Raceways Race Results for 9/18/2016

QUINCY, ILL (September 18, 2016) – Quincy Raceways Race Results for 9/18/2016 IMCA Northern SportMods – Feature Finish Car No Driver Hometown 1 3 Tony Dunker Quincy, IL 2 17A Austin Howes Memphis, MO 3 49T Kevin Tomlinson New London, MO 4 17 Brandon Lennox New London, MO 5 79 Nathan Bringer Lewistown, MO 6 […]

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MISSOURI

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2017 Schedule Revealed

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2017 Schedule Revealed Series To Make Fourth Appearance At Macon IL Speedway WAYCROSS, GA (October 26, 2016) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series – widely acknowledged as the nation’s premier dirt late model tour – announced a record-breaking 2017 schedule, including a fourth visit to Macon Speedway, […]

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Off season happenings at I-35 Speedway

Cameron, Missouri  (November 28, 2016) – Work is well underway for the 2017 Racing Season at I-35 Speedway.  With the season ending the last weekend of October it has been nonstop action since.   Track maintenance has been occurring as owner Mike Johnson, taking advantage of the nice autumn weather, has been adding dirt to the […]

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Winners Circle Championship Night at I-35 Speedway!!!

Winners Circle Championship Night at I-35 Speedway!!!

WINSTON, MO (Oct. 29, 2016) – Kicking off the night of great racing action Pure Stock would set the stage and take to the track first. Conner Masoner #47x would take the early lead until Cody King #29 would charge past and pace the field. King would lead the majority of the feature until a […]

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Long and Carter Sweep the “Memphis Fall Nationals”

Long and Carter Sweep the “Memphis Fall Nationals”

    Long and Carter Sweep the “Memphis Fall Nationals”   by Brian Neal Memphis, MO (Saturday, October 22, 2016) – The 2016 racing season at the Scotland County Speedway in Memphis, Missouri official came to a close on Saturday, October 22nd, with night 2 of the “Memphis Fall Nationals”. Mother nature helped out tremendously […]

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Long, Carter, Lennox, Ballard, and Reu Score Wins on Night 1 of the “Memphis Fall Nationals”

Long, Carter, Lennox, Ballard, and Reu Score Wins on Night 1 of the “Memphis Fall Nationals”

  Long, Carter, Lennox, Ballard, and Reu Score Wins on Night 1 of the “Memphis Fall Nationals”   by Brian Neal Memphis, MO (Friday, October 21, 2016) – Night 1 of the “Memphis Fall Nationals” kicked off on Friday, which also began the final weekend of racing during the 2016 racing season at the Scotland […]

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“Memphis Fall Nationals” to Close Out the 2016 Season at the Scotland County Speedway

“Memphis Fall Nationals” to Close Out the 2016 Season at the Scotland County Speedway

  by Brian Neal Memphis, MO (Thursday, October 20, 2016) – Just three weeks from hosting the “Bottom Heavy Nationals”, the Scotland County Speedway in Memphis, Missouri will play host to it’s final racing event of 2016 this weekend. The annual “Memphis Fall Nationals” will be held this Friday, October 21st and Saturday, October 22nd. Which […]

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SERIES

Schott wins Grant Junghans Memorial; Hunt, Clancy winners too

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (October 1, 2016) – More than 8,000 family, friends and fans of the late Grant Junghans gathered at the Lakeside Speedway Friday for the inaugural Grant Junghans Memorial—the biggest one-day event in the history of dirt modified racing. And when the dust had settled shortly after midnight, there was one man—Lucas Schott—standing […]

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Golobic Captures National Sprint League’s Queen’s Royale With Last-Lap Pass at St. Francois County Raceway

Golobic Captures National Sprint League’s Queen’s Royale With Last-Lap Pass at St. Francois County Raceway

    Inside Line Promotions – FARMINGTON, Mo. (Oct. 1, 2016) – The final National Sprint League race of the season was arguably the best as Shane Golobic executed a last-lap pass to claim the 21st annual Queen’s Royale on Saturday at St. Francois County Raceway. Golobic, who was one of four different race leaders […]

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Schott wins Grant Junghans Memorial

  KANSAS CITY, Kan. (September 30, 2016) —More than 8,000 family, friends and fans of the late Grant Junghans gathered at the Lakeside Speedway Friday for the inaugural Grant Junghans Memorial—the biggest one-day event in the history of dirt modified racing. And when the dust had settled shortly after midnight, there was one man—Lucas Schott—standing […]

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Joey Montgomery Leads Locals to Queen’s Royale Loot as Lasoski Wraps Up National Sprint League Championship

Joey Montgomery Leads Locals to Queen’s Royale Loot as Lasoski Wraps Up National Sprint League Championship

  Inside Line Promotions – FARMINGTON, Mo. (Sept. 30, 2016) – The locals took it to the invaders on Friday during the opening round of the 21st annual Queen’s Royale at St. Francois County Raceway. Joey Montgomery earned his first career National Sprint League feature victory as he led the final 11 laps of the […]

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Thornton, Marrant deal “Deuces Wild” victories at Lakeside Speedway

KANSAS CITY, Kan.(September 29, 2016) – USMTS drivers converged on the Lakeside Speedway Thursday for the inaugural “Deuces Wild” event—a special prelude to Friday’s Grant Junghans Memorial. Ricky Thornton Jr. and Aaron Marrant both have USRA Modified wins on their résumé, but neither had ever won a USMTS main event prior to Thursday night. Thornton, […]

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Schott guns down Featherlite Fall Jamboree foes Friday

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (September 23, 2016) – Friday night shows have been very good for Lucas Schott when the United States Modified Touring Series comes to Southern Minnesota. Two years ago, at 18 years of age, Schott captured his first USMTS win during the 16th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree and he did again this year […]

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DRIVER UPDATES

Jake Griffin Set for Martinsville NCWTS Debut this Saturday

Jake Griffin Set for Martinsville NCWTS Debut this Saturday

Quincy, Illinois (March 25, 2015) – 16-year-old Jake Griffin is eagerly preparing to pilot the MB Motorsports #63 Chevrolet Silverado entry in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event at Martinsville Speedway (Martinsville, Virginia) this Saturday, March 28th. The Kroger 250 will mark Griffin’s first start in NCWTS competition, and it will be coming […]

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Jake Griffin Announces First Career NCWTS Start

  Quincy, Illinois (Jan. 13, 2015) – 16-year-old Jake Griffin is excited to announce that he has inked a deal with MB Motorsports to pilot their #63 Chevrolet Silverado entry in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event at Martinsville Speedway (Martinsville, Virginia) on Saturday, March 28th. The Kroger 250 will mark Griffin’s first […]

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Austin McCarl – Another Huset’s Top Four!

(Bill W) August 27, 2014 – It was another good night for Austin McCarl and the #17A team at the Huset’s Speedway near Brandon, South Dakota on Sunday.  In just his third competition of the year, the Altoona, Iowa driver posted his second fourth place finish in a row.  He’ll be back at it this […]

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Carson McCarl – Podium at Knoxville!

  (Bill W) August 28, 2014 – Carson McCarl and the Mastell Brothers Racing #27 notched their best Knoxville Raceway finish of the year last Saturday night with a third place finish.  The Altoona, Iowa driver was strong all night long in an A.R.T. chassis he assembled with his brother Austin.  Carson next plans to […]

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Josh Schneiderman – Double Duty Up Next!

Josh Schneiderman – Double Duty Up Next!

(Bill W) August 27, 2014 – With the Knoxville Raceway season coming to a close, Josh Schneiderman and the Deuce Motorsports #49 team have much to build on for the rest of the season.  Unfortunately, mechanical problems and Mother Nature put a damper on their Knoxville Nationals run, but they came back to run strong […]

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Brian Brown – Looking to Defend at Jackson!

Brian Brown – Looking to Defend at Jackson!  (Bill W) August 26, 2014 – This weekend, Brian Brown and the Casey’s General Stores/FVP #21 team will be looking to defend their Jackson Nationals championship at the Jackson Speedway in Jackson, Minnesota.  On Sunday, they will compete in the $3,000 Bobby Parker Memorial at the I-80 […]

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KANSAS / NEBRASKA

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2017 Schedule Revealed

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2017 Schedule Revealed Series To Make Fourth Appearance At Macon IL Speedway WAYCROSS, GA (October 26, 2016) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series – widely acknowledged as the nation’s premier dirt late model tour – announced a record-breaking 2017 schedule, including a fourth visit to Macon Speedway, […]

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Eagle Raceway High Bank Thunder results for August 20

Eagle, Ne (August 20, 2016) –  Eagle Raceway High Bank Thunder  results for August 20 Results – All Classes Hobby Stocks A-Feature Driver                             Nbr ——————————    —– 1.  Damon Richards                     67 2.  Cody Leifeld                       24X 3.  Casey Moyer                        38C 4.  Justin Busboom                     62 5.  Mark McKinney                      23 6.  David Carter                      […]

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Phillips sweeps Junction Motor Speedway weekend

Phillips sweeps Junction Motor Speedway weekend

  McCool Junction, Nebraska (August 13, 2016) – Austin Siebert led the field to the green tonight for the finale of the Lucas Oil MLRA King of the Hill event held this weekend at Junction Motor Speedway in McCool Junction, Nebraska. Friday’s winner Terry Phillips started on the outside pole and immediately jumped to the […]

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Phillips breaks drought at McCool Junction

Phillips breaks drought at McCool Junction

  McCool Junction, Nebraska (August 12, 2016) – Terry Phillips rolled into Junction Motor Speedway and prepared to break a couple streaks. Prior to Friday’s win he had not won with the Lucas Oil MLRA since July4, 2014, and he had not won at Junction Motor Speedway since 2008. Phillips led the entire way from […]

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Eagle Raceway Fan with a Can results for August 6

Eagle, NE, (August 6, 2016) –  Eagle Raceway Fan with a Can results for August 6 Results – All Classes Hobby Stocks A-Feature Driver                             Nbr ——————————    —– 1.  Roy Armstrong                      6R 2.  Damon Richards                     67 3.  Travis Albracht                    38a 4.  Casey Moyer                        38C 5.  Kurt Hansen                        75 6.  Tyler Saathoff                […]

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Eagle Raceway Results for July 30, 2016

Eagle Raceway IMCA Hobby Stock 07/30/2016 A Feature: 1. David Carter (Fremont, NE), 2. Damon Richards (David City, NE), 3. Roy Armstrong (Beatrice, NE), 4. Cody Leifeld (Bennet, NE), 5. Mark McKinney (Omaha, NE), 6. Brint Lemke (Lincoln, NE), 7. Ben Becher (Lincoln, NE), 8. Travis Albracht (Lincoln, NE), 9. Justin Busboom (Lincoln, NE), 10. […]

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USMTS

Schott wins Grant Junghans Memorial

  KANSAS CITY, Kan. (September 30, 2016) —More than 8,000 family, friends and fans of the late Grant Junghans gathered at the Lakeside Speedway Friday for the inaugural Grant Junghans Memorial—the biggest one-day event in the history of dirt modified racing. And when the dust had settled shortly after midnight, there was one man—Lucas Schott—standing […]

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Thornton, Marrant deal “Deuces Wild” victories at Lakeside Speedway

KANSAS CITY, Kan.(September 29, 2016) – USMTS drivers converged on the Lakeside Speedway Thursday for the inaugural “Deuces Wild” event—a special prelude to Friday’s Grant Junghans Memorial. Ricky Thornton Jr. and Aaron Marrant both have USRA Modified wins on their résumé, but neither had ever won a USMTS main event prior to Thursday night. Thornton, […]

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Schott guns down Featherlite Fall Jamboree foes Friday

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (September 23, 2016) – Friday night shows have been very good for Lucas Schott when the United States Modified Touring Series comes to Southern Minnesota. Two years ago, at 18 years of age, Schott captured his first USMTS win during the 16th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree and he did again this year […]

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Demmer snags Iron Man Series win Friday at Featherlite Fall Jamboree

SPRING VALLEY, Minn.—Scott Demmer grabbed a wire-to-wire win Friday as the Iron Man Series Out-Pace USRA B-Mods brought 67 warriors to night two of the 18th Annual Featherlite Fall Jamboree at the Deer Creek Speedway. Demmer beat polesitter Andrew Bleess to the flagstand by a bumper to lead the first lap, and then held off […]

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VanderBeek vindicated in USMTS return to Chateau Raceway

VanderBeek vindicated in USMTS return to Chateau Raceway

  LANSING, Minn. (September 2, 2016) – Zack VanderBeek led the first 40 of 42 laps during the United States Modified Touring Series main event at the Chateau Raceway, only to have a right rear tire explode and force him out of the race. That was Memorial Day Weekend. On Friday night, the Hunt for […]

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Hughes claims opening night victory at 18th Annual Masters

  NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (June 17, 2016) – Lately it seems the only thing that can stop Jason Hughes is the weather. On the heels of two rained-out events on Tuesday and Wednesday, the defending USMTS national champ from Watts, Okla., made it two in a row Friday during opening night of the 18th Annual […]

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IMCA

It’s tradition: Whitwell tops Thursday IMCA Modified main at Dirt Track

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (March 3) – R.C. Whitwell continued one Las Vegas Motor Speedway tradition Thursday night. He’ll look to improve on another Friday. For the third straight year, Whitwell was Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modified winner on opening night of the midweek special at the half-mile Dirt Track. He was the night two runner-up […]

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Hooker Harness doubles IMCA special events awards 

FREEPORT, Ill. – Hooker Harness doubles its financial commitment to special events competitors in its second year as an IMCA marketing partner. The custom-made seatbelt and shoulder harness manufacturer will give $50 product certificates to fifth-place finishers at 80 special events beginning this season. All eight sanctioned divisions are included in the newest agreement with […]

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IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National Point Standings Through June 11

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National Point Standings Through June 11  IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds – 1. Keith White, Little River Academy, Texas, 1,094; 2. Glen Hibbard, Euless, Texas, 1,012; 3. Dean Abbey, Waco, Texas, 993; 4. Ryan Roath, Phoenix, Ariz., 987; 5. Ronnie Welborn, Princeton, Texas, 977; 6. Chris Abelson, Sioux City, Iowa, […]

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Casey’s helps fuel IMCA Super Nationals, Deery Series

  ANKENY, Iowa (March 31) – The official convenience store of IMCA returns to two of the highest profile awards programs in all of dirt track racing. Second-year marketing partner Casey’s General Store will be presenting sponsor for the Sept. 1-6 IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals, and title sponsor for the redraw at all Deery […]

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IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National Point Standings Through Feb. 27

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National Point Standings Through Feb. 27

IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds – 1. Ryan Roath, Phoenix, Ariz., 453; 2. Ricky Thornton Jr., Chandler, Ariz., 451; 3. Tim Ward, Gilbert, Ariz., 443; 4. Larry Hood, Bakersfield, Calif., 324; 5. Jesse Sobbing, Glenwood, Iowa, and Chris Olexiewicz, Chandler, Ariz., both 318; 7. Brian Schultz, Casa Grande, Ariz., 292; 8. Lance Mari, El Centro, […]

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Westring adds Boone County promoter title to racing resume

ALBION, Neb. (Jan. 29, 2014) – Former driver and tech inspector Kirk Westring has a new role this season at Boone County Raceway. Westring takes over as promoter of the 3/8-mile clay oval in Albion. Five sanctioned divisions, the IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks, Karl Chevrolet Northern […]

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Other Racing News

IMCA national awards banquet honors 2016’s best

| November 28, 2016

LINCOLN, Neb. (Nov. 26) – IMCA honored the best of the best Saturday night, during the national awards banquet in Lincoln, Neb. National champions taking their turns on stage and at the podium were Jordan Grabouski, Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modified; Rob Toland, IMCA Late Model; Andy Shouse, IMCA EMI RaceSaver Sprint Car; Mike Nichols, […]

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Saldana to Park It in 2017

| November 28, 2016

Saldana to Park It in 2017 Will drive the No. 17 for Matt Wood and Ricky Stenhouse Jr.   CONCORD, N.C. – Nov. 28, 2016 – Joey Saldana is not only carrying on his family legacy into the 2017 racing season, but also living out the legacy left by the late Bryan Clauson. Saldana teamed up […]

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2017 Schedule Revealed

| November 28, 2016

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2017 Schedule Revealed Series To Make Fourth Appearance At Macon IL Speedway WAYCROSS, GA (October 26, 2016) – The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series – widely acknowledged as the nation’s premier dirt late model tour – announced a record-breaking 2017 schedule, including a fourth visit to Macon Speedway, […]

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Off season happenings at I-35 Speedway

| November 28, 2016

Cameron, Missouri  (November 28, 2016) – Work is well underway for the 2017 Racing Season at I-35 Speedway.  With the season ending the last weekend of October it has been nonstop action since.   Track maintenance has been occurring as owner Mike Johnson, taking advantage of the nice autumn weather, has been adding dirt to the […]

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My Two Cent$ by Mike Ruefer Unified Safety

| November 26, 2016

My Two Cent$ by Mike Ruefer   Unified Safety   I have to say that most years the news that comes out during the off season of racing doesn’t excite me much. Of course there are the driver changes that go back and forth with all looking for the next Hot Rod to drive. There […]

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National Sprint League officials aren’t scheduling shows in 2017, series return not ruled out

National Sprint League officials aren’t scheduling shows in 2017, series return not ruled out

| November 18, 2016

  JACKSON, MINN (November 18, 2016) – Tod Quiring and the rest of the National Sprint League brass took a long, hard look at the economics and number of races in the Midwest. Something had to give. Knoxville Raceway and Badlands Motor Speedway feature established weekly 410 Sprint Car programs. Throw in Jackson Motorplex, a […]

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