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IOWA

34 Raceway Set to Host a Test-N-Tune This Saturday

34 Raceway Set to Host a Test-N-Tune This Saturday

by Brian Neal West Burlington, IA (March 20, 2017) – The 2017 racing season at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa is nearing and that is evident. As a test-n-tune is scheduled for this Saturday, March 25th. All cars in any class is welcome to come out to 34 Raceway this Saturday for the test-n-tune. […]

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SIS – Where Friday is the New Sunday!!!

SIS – Where Friday is the New Sunday!!!

Stuart, IA (March 16) – Stuart Speedway will open the gates soon for season number 56, and we can’t wait for you all to join us! Unless you’ve been under a rock all winter you know that we are moving racing from Sunday to Friday nights. While it may have seemed like an easy choice […]

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Davenport Speedway gears up for 2017

Davenport Speedway gears up for 2017

  DAVENPORT, Ia. (March 16, 2017) – Spring will be here shortly and soon the green flag will drop on the 2017 racing season at the Davenport Speedway. Twenty-one nights of stock car racing action make up this year’s schedule for the dirt track located at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds. Special events figure prominently in […]

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STATEMENT ON DEATH OF FORMER KNOXVILLE RACEWAY  DIRECTOR OF RACING RALPH CAPITANI

STATEMENT ON DEATH OF FORMER KNOXVILLE RACEWAY DIRECTOR OF RACING RALPH CAPITANI

  KNOXVILLE, IOWA (Feb. 27, 2017) – “This is a sad day for Knoxville, Iowa, Knoxville Raceway and all of sprint car racing as we’ve lost Ralph Capitani. A visionary in the sport, Cappy aimed to make sprint car racing at Knoxville Raceway grander, the purses bigger and the grandstands fuller. He achieved them all […]

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34 Raceway Has Planned Another Exciting Year of Racing

34 Raceway Has Planned Another Exciting Year of Racing

  by Brian Neal West Burlington, IA (Sunday, February 5, 2017) – Every year the race fans in the Southeast Iowa area look forward to the release of the new racing schedule for 34 Raceway, which is located 5 miles west of West Burlington, Iowa, to see what new events or series’ will be brought […]

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Kruse renews promotional contract at Marshalltown Speedway for 10 years

Kruse renews promotional contract at Marshalltown Speedway for 10 years

  MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa – The Central Iowa Fair Board and race promoter Toby Kruse have signed an agreement to continue their relationship for another 10 years. Kruse has been pro­moter of the Marshalltown Speedway since 2006. Central Iowa Fair President Tyler Wollam indicated that the new agreement will be beneficial for everyone. “Toby has long […]

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ILLINOIS

POWRi Lucas Oil WAR East Sprint Car Series Schedule Released

  Belleville, IL – The newly formed POWRi Lucas Oil WAR East Sprint Car Series schedule has been released, featuring an agenda comprised of 13 events. Starting off 2017, the WAR East Sprint Cars debut at Fayette County Speedway on Saturday, April 1st for their Season Opener. On Thursday, April 27th, the East Sprint Cars will […]

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Summer Nationals 2017 Hell Tour Dates Announced

Summer Nationals 2017 Hell Tour Dates Announced

  Track Enterprises Promoting Three Tour Stops For Late Models & Modifieds   MACON, ILL (December 20, 2016) – The 32nd edition of the Summer Nationals Hell Tour is set for 2017, as dates have been announced by Dirtcar Racing.  For the UMP Late Models, 27 events over the course of one month are set […]

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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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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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MISSOURI

Mueller Only Driver to Sweep “Memphis Spring Nationals”

Mueller Only Driver to Sweep “Memphis Spring Nationals”

by Brian Neal Memphis, MO (Saturday, March 18, 2017) – Saturday night was the final night of the “Memphis Spring Nationals” at the Scotland County Speedway in Memphis, Missouri presented by J&J Ag. And with temperatures expected to fall in the 30’s, the nights action was moved up an hour from the scheduled time. That move […]

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Marriott, Mueller, Carter, Murty, and Barnes Score “Memphis Spring Nationals” Opening Night Wins

Marriott, Mueller, Carter, Murty, and Barnes Score “Memphis Spring Nationals” Opening Night Wins

by Brian Neal Memphis, MO (Friday, March 17, 2017) – St. Patrick’s Day 2017 turned out to be the season kick-off for the Scotland County Speedway in Memphis, Missouri. As J&J Ag helped present  the “Memphis Spring Nationals”, on what started out to be a decent night and turned into somewhat of a brisk cool evening. […]

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A Packed House for Opening Night at I-35 Speedway!

A Packed House for Opening Night at I-35 Speedway!

WINSTON, MO. (March 18, 2016) – With full bleachers and a pit full of the best drivers in the country I-35 Speedway would kick off the 2017 racing season in style. We would honor our Military and have Motor Racing Outreach Member Robbie Skipper deliver the invocation with Jamie King singing our National Anthem setting the […]

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“Memphis Spring Nationals” Set to Kick-Off the 2017 Season at the Scotland County Speedway

    by Brian Neal Memphis, MO (Wednesday, March 15, 2017) – The driver’s, along with the fans, have been waiting for the first race of the 2017 season to begin in the area for the past four and a half months. Well that wait is about over, as the Scotland County Speedway in Memphis, Missouri […]

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Kenny Shaw joins Lucas Oil Speedway team as new track photographer for 2017 season

Wheatland, Missouri (February 2, 2017) – What began as a hobby as Kenny Shaw combined his love of racing and photography has become a professional opportunity. Shaw has been named Lucas Oil Speedway’s new Official Track Photographer, General Manager Dan Robinson announced on Thursday. “We are extremely excited to have Kenny join our team as […]

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US 36 Raceway Welcome PRIME Racing Products and Custom Fabrication, LLC

WINSTON, MO (Feb. 2, 2016) – It comes with no surprise that Jon Boller, Jr has organized the promotion of US 36 Raceway with mastery.  Leading the way, Jon has built a list of well known and reputable team members to not to only reopen the dirt track facility, but ensure its growth for seasons […]

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SERIES

Sanders preparing for full-time run with Lucas Oil MLRA in 2017

Sanders preparing for full-time run with Lucas Oil MLRA in 2017

Wheatland, Missouri (December 30, 2016) – With three months until the Lucas Oil MLRA throws its first green flag of the year, the first bit of driver news has revealed itself. Happy, Texas standout Rodney Sanders has declared his intentions to follow the tour in 2017 and compete for the Sunoco Rookie of the Year […]

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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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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

$1,000 to win IMCA Modified feature headlines Junction’s Mike Chapin Memorial Spring Thaw

McCOOL JUNCTION, Neb. (March 10) – IMCA Modified drivers run for $1,000 to win and a berth on the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot on the second night of Junction Motor Speedway’s March 18-19 Mike Chapin Memorial Spring Thaw. Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks are also on […]

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March 9th Spring Nationals Beatrice, NE Results

Beatrice, NE (March 9, 2017) – March 9th Spring Nationals Results IMCA MODIFIED MARCH 9, 2017 FINISH DRIVER NAME CAR # HOMETOWN 1 Jordan Grabouski 30 Beatrice, NE 2 Kyle Brown 21K Madrid, IA 3 Hunter Marriott 62 Brookfield, MO 4 Jacob Murray 48J Hartford, IA 5 Dylan Smith 95X Osceola, NE 6 Ricky Alvarado […]

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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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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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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

Mueller Only Driver to Sweep “Memphis Spring Nationals”

Mueller Only Driver to Sweep “Memphis Spring Nationals”

| March 21, 2017

by Brian Neal Memphis, MO (Saturday, March 18, 2017) – Saturday night was the final night of the “Memphis Spring Nationals” at the Scotland County Speedway in Memphis, Missouri presented by J&J Ag. And with temperatures expected to fall in the 30’s, the nights action was moved up an hour from the scheduled time. That move […]

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Marriott, Mueller, Carter, Murty, and Barnes Score “Memphis Spring Nationals” Opening Night Wins

Marriott, Mueller, Carter, Murty, and Barnes Score “Memphis Spring Nationals” Opening Night Wins

| March 21, 2017

by Brian Neal Memphis, MO (Friday, March 17, 2017) – St. Patrick’s Day 2017 turned out to be the season kick-off for the Scotland County Speedway in Memphis, Missouri. As J&J Ag helped present  the “Memphis Spring Nationals”, on what started out to be a decent night and turned into somewhat of a brisk cool evening. […]

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34 Raceway Set to Host a Test-N-Tune This Saturday

34 Raceway Set to Host a Test-N-Tune This Saturday

| March 21, 2017

by Brian Neal West Burlington, IA (March 20, 2017) – The 2017 racing season at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa is nearing and that is evident. As a test-n-tune is scheduled for this Saturday, March 25th. All cars in any class is welcome to come out to 34 Raceway this Saturday for the test-n-tune. […]

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A Packed House for Opening Night at I-35 Speedway!

A Packed House for Opening Night at I-35 Speedway!

| March 19, 2017

WINSTON, MO. (March 18, 2016) – With full bleachers and a pit full of the best drivers in the country I-35 Speedway would kick off the 2017 racing season in style. We would honor our Military and have Motor Racing Outreach Member Robbie Skipper deliver the invocation with Jamie King singing our National Anthem setting the […]

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SIS – Where Friday is the New Sunday!!!

SIS – Where Friday is the New Sunday!!!

| March 17, 2017

Stuart, IA (March 16) – Stuart Speedway will open the gates soon for season number 56, and we can’t wait for you all to join us! Unless you’ve been under a rock all winter you know that we are moving racing from Sunday to Friday nights. While it may have seemed like an easy choice […]

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$1,000 to win IMCA Modified feature headlines Junction’s Mike Chapin Memorial Spring Thaw

| March 16, 2017

McCOOL JUNCTION, Neb. (March 10) – IMCA Modified drivers run for $1,000 to win and a berth on the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot on the second night of Junction Motor Speedway’s March 18-19 Mike Chapin Memorial Spring Thaw. Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks are also on […]

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