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IOWA

A perfect 10: Schedule announced for IMCA Haw­keye Dirt Tour

VINTON, Iowa (Feb. 19) – The Hawkeye Dirt Tour takes its first green flag Tuesday, May 12 at the home track of IMCA Modifieds, Benton County Speedway in Vinton. In all, 10 dates are on the schedule for the sixth annual series. Each feature pays a minimum of $1,000 to win and will be a […]

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Crawford County on schedule for April 4 Deery Series opener

Crawford County on schedule for April 4 Deery Series opener

DENISON, Iowa (Jan. 24) – The 2015 Deery Brothers Summer Series will take its first green flag at Crawford County Speedway. After inclement weather washed out numerous attempts to bring the series back to Denison last spring, the upcoming IMCA Late Model tour travels to Crawford County for open­ing night action on Saturday, April 4. […]

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Bloomfield Mountain Dew Speedway 2015

Bloomfield, Iowa (Jan. 22, 2015) – The Bloomfield Mountain Dew Speedway will be having races on the following dates for the 2015 season, May 2, June 6, July 16, and July 17, August 8 as a rain date for any rain outs. The fair races of July 16 and 17 will be the following classes: […]

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Meyer returns as promoter at BVR

ALTA, Iowa (Jan. 17) – Buena Vista Raceway celebrates an anniversary season in 2015 and Lee Meyer will be back in charge of weekly operations at the 3/8-mile dirt oval. Meyer promoted BVR from 2002-2007 and returns to that position, while taking on manager duties for the Buena Vista County Fair. Five IMCA divisions will be […]

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JASON JOHNSON NAMED NORTH AMERICAN 360 SPRINT CAR POLL “DRIVER OF THE YEAR” FOR 2014… FOR SIXTH TIME

   KNOXVILLE, IOWA (January 15, 2015) – Jason Johnson of Eunice, Louisiana, was voted the 2014 “Driver of the Year” by the North American 360 Sprint Car Poll voting panel of media members, promoters, sanctioning officials and manufacturers for the sixth time. Johnson, the American Sprint Car Series (ASCS) national tour champion, earned eight (8) […]

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DONNY SCHATZ NAMED NORTH AMERICAN 410 SPRINT CAR POLL “DRIVER OF THE YEAR” FOR 2014… FOR SEVENTH TIME IN CAREER

  KNOXVILLE, IOWA (January 14, 2015)  -  For the seventh time in his career, Donny Schatz of Fargo, North Dakota, was voted the “Driver of the Year” by the North American 410 Sprint Car Poll voting panel of media members, promoters, sanctioning officials and manufacturers.  The 2014 Knoxville Nationals winner and World of Outlaws (WoO) […]

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ILLINOIS

Farmer City Raceway’s Mega-Event Will Feature Two Complete World of Outlaws Late Model Series Programs March 27-28

  FARMER CITY, Ill. – Jan. 19, 2015 – The Illini 100 will be bigger than ever in 2015 with a new title sponsor and a new format. Officials with the World of Outlaws Late Model Series and Farmer City Raceway on Monday announced an agreement with Douglas Dodge Ram Trucks in Clinton, Ill., to […]

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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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Short-track superstar Bryan Clauson enters POWRi Midgets Battle at the Center

DU QUOIN, Ill. (Dec. 3, 2014)—Short-track superstar Bryan Clauson will race in the 5th annual Great Clips Battle at the Center presented by K & N Filters on Dec. 20, a POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series non-points event which features at all-star field on the Mini-Magic Mile at the Southern Illinois Center on the […]

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Ron Milton Race of Champions at Jacksonville

Ron Milton Race of Champions at Jacksonville

  JACKSONVILLE. ILL (October 11, 2014) – Ron Milton Race of Champions   28 MOWA Sprints 28 POWRi Midgets   Sprints Heat one (started, *qualified for feature): 1. Zach Daum 5D (2*) 2. Parker Price-Miller 9P (1*) 3. Joe B. Miller 51B (4*) 4. AJ Bruns 2 (6*) 5. Blake Nimee 79 (5*) 6. Trent […]

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Woodworth, Long, Smith, Gower and Bercerra All Take Quincy Checkers to End the 2014 Season

Woodworth, Long, Smith, Gower and Bercerra All Take Quincy Checkers to End the 2014 Season

  By Jack Walbring QUINCY, ILL (Sept. 28, 2014) – Denny Woodworth, Michael Long, Josh Smith, Joey Gower and Austen Bercerra all took season ending main event wins at Quincy Raceways on Sunday September 28. The Kick Start UMP Super Late Models had a very special event on tap with the Invitational “Pick Your Poison” […]

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Gee wins Outlaw Hornet World Championship in Macon Speedway finale

Gee wins Outlaw Hornet World Championship in Macon Speedway finale

MACON, Ill. – Thad Gee of Bloomington powered his way to the title in the World Hornet Championship for Outlaw Hornets Saturday night at Macon Speedway in the season finale. Gee earned $300 for the win and took home the giant trophy. In Stock Hornets, Jonathan Drake of Decatur won the title after scoring his […]

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MISSOURI

Entries Being Accepted For Springfield Raceway Liquid Nitro B Mod National

Entries Being Accepted For Springfield Raceway Liquid Nitro B Mod National

Springfield, Mo.(Feb. 26, 2015)  - Entries are being accepted for the 2nd Annual Liquid Nitro B Modified Nations to be held April 8-11th with the winner of the 66 Lap feature collecting $6600 while starting the feature will pay $1300 to start the Main Event in the 24 car field. This is a pre-entry event […]

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Randolph County Raceway are pleased to announce our 2015 Schedule

Randolph County Raceway are pleased to announce our 2015 Schedule

Moberly, Mo. (Jan 13th, 2015) Officials with Randolph County Raceway are pleased to announce our 2015 Schedule.  Going into our third season we are gearing up for what we feel is an aggressive schedule for this season. Improvements are still being made to the facility to make it better for both fans and drivers to […]

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8th Annual Memphis Fall Nationals This Weekend

  by Brian Neal Memphis, MO (Wednesday, October 15, 2014) – If you missed the “Grand Nationals” at the Scotland County Speedway in Memphis, Missouri at the end of September, then you missed some great six wide racing action. Well good new for all of you as this weekend, Friday, October 17th and Saturday, October […]

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USOMA Nationals at I-35 Speedway

USOMA Nationals at I-35 Speedway

WINSTON, MO (Oct 11, 2014) - Kicking off night number two of the USOMA National event at I-35 Speedway was the ever entertaining Outlaw Bat-Wing Mini-Mod’s in fine fashion.  Winning both heat races and both features for the weekend was Buzz Pool #6 coming all the way from Owatatonna MN.  Pool would stretch out an early […]

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Gustin Wins Feature; Simpson Collects Championship

Wheatland, MO (October 11, 2014) – Dirt on Dirt.com polesitter Terry Phillips took command early in the running of the ABC 17 Fall Nationals 50 lap feature Saturday night at Lucas Oil Speedway. Phillips led the first 37 circuits before Ryan Gustin took over the top spot for good exiting turn four, collecting his first […]

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USOMA Open Wheel Nationals invade I-35 Speedway

USOMA Open Wheel Nationals invade I-35 Speedway

WINSTON, MO (October 10, 2014) – Night one of the One Off Graphics and McCarthy Auto-Group USOMA Nationals would see qualifying races as well as three feature events. Midwest Lightning Sprints would have two qualifying events as Bobby Layne #01 would win the first race the evening as Ryan Kent #30 would see the checkers […]

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SERIES

A perfect 10: Schedule announced for IMCA Haw­keye Dirt Tour

VINTON, Iowa (Feb. 19) – The Hawkeye Dirt Tour takes its first green flag Tuesday, May 12 at the home track of IMCA Modifieds, Benton County Speedway in Vinton. In all, 10 dates are on the schedule for the sixth annual series. Each feature pays a minimum of $1,000 to win and will be a […]

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Crawford County on schedule for April 4 Deery Series opener

Crawford County on schedule for April 4 Deery Series opener

DENISON, Iowa (Jan. 24) – The 2015 Deery Brothers Summer Series will take its first green flag at Crawford County Speedway. After inclement weather washed out numerous attempts to bring the series back to Denison last spring, the upcoming IMCA Late Model tour travels to Crawford County for open­ing night action on Saturday, April 4. […]

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NSL $200 Membership Deadline/Point Fund Eligibility Announced!

  Windom, MN (December 22, 2014) – The National Sprint League is receiving team memberships on a weekly basis.  The deadline for $200 memberships with the NSL is Friday, January 16.  Members receive the benefits of insurance, reduced pit passes for the 2015 season, contingency awards, the opportunity to sell merchandise in the series merchandise […]

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Short-track superstar Bryan Clauson enters POWRi Midgets Battle at the Center

DU QUOIN, Ill. (Dec. 3, 2014)—Short-track superstar Bryan Clauson will race in the 5th annual Great Clips Battle at the Center presented by K & N Filters on Dec. 20, a POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series non-points event which features at all-star field on the Mini-Magic Mile at the Southern Illinois Center on the […]

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National Sprint League Announces “March Through Missouri”!

  Windom, MN (December 2, 2014) – The history of sprint car racing in Missouri goes back to the sport’s beginnings.  The National Sprint League is proud to announce a pair of shows in the “Show-me State” in the month of May.  The “March Through Missouri” will include back-to-back nights at the St. Francois County […]

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National Sprint League Website Goes Live!

  Windom, MN (November 26, 2014) – The National Sprint League website is now live at www.NationalSprintLeague.com! To find information on the latest news, schedule, rules, downloads, driver and track profiles and much more, log on today!  Both rules and membership information for drivers and owners can be downloaded on the new site. Stay tuned […]

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DRIVER UPDATES

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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Tuesdays with TMAC – Point Battles!

(Bill W) August 26, 2014 – It’s that time of year.  Point battles are coming down to the wire for Terry McCarl and the TMAC Motorsports #24 team.  The Altoona, Iowa driver was fast all night long Saturday at the Knoxville Raceway ending the championship chase second.  At Huset’s Speedway, a roller coaster night saw […]

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KANSAS / NEBRASKA

History Made: Wayne Johnson Sweeps the Midwest Fall Brawl III

GREENWOOD, Neb. (September 20, 2014) – It’s the little things that matter, and for Wayne Johnson it was a quarter turn of weight that made the difference between winning and losing on Saturday, September 20, 2014 as the Oklahoma City native captured the biggest payday of his career, and largest payout in ASCS history by […]

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Wayne Johnson Dominates Fall Brawl III Opener at I-80 Speedway

GREENWOOD, Neb. (September 19, 2014) – For the first time since 2012, Wayne Johnson returned to Victory Lane with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real, taking night one of the Casey’s General Store Midwest Fall Brawl III at the I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb. Racing with vigor, Johnson led […]

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Wakeeney Speedway crowns track champions

  By Mike Hughes WAKEENEY, KS (September 14)—The Wakeeney (KS) Speedway wrapped up the 2014 racing season Sunday night, September 14, with the regular five classes in action. Point leader Kyle Rohleder of Wakeeney led all 20 caution free laps in the IMCA Modified feature to claim his second win of the season and the […]

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The Nebraska Cup Goes to Brian Brown

EAGLE, Neb. (September 7, 2014) – The Nebraska Cup offered a $5,000 prize to the winner, and Brian Brown gladly swooped in and claimed the winner’s check on Sunday night with the Speedway Motors Midwest Region at the famed Eagle Raceway. A red on the start followed by a pair of cautions; fourth starting Brian […]

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Jack Dover Takes Midwest Regional Checkers at McCool Junction

MCCOOL JUNCTION, Neb. (September 6, 2014) – The Speedway Motors Midwest Region stopped into the Junction Motor Speedway on Saturday night with Jack Dover picking up his third ASCS victory of the 2014 season and second with the Nebraska based region. Taking off from fourth, Dover was chased across the line by Tony Bruce, Jr. […]

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Eagle Raceway Results for September 1, 2014

Eagle Raceway Results for September 1, 2014   IMCA Modified 9/1/2014 A Feature:1. Justin Wulf (Arlington, NE), 2. Aaron Pella (Lincoln, NE), 3. Stacey Wilhelm (Martell, NE), 4. Roger Hadan (Bennington, NE), 5. Chad Andersen (Omaha, NE), 6. Mike Densberger (Lincoln, NE), 7. Bob Zoubek (Dorchester, NE), 8. Jeff Jones (Council Bluffs , IA), 9. […]

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USMTS

Checkers fly for Payne at Salina Highbanks Speedway

PRYOR CREEK, Okla. (August 23, 2014) – Jeremy Payne scored his first win of the Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup Saturday night as the United States Modified Touring Series invaded the Salina Highbanks Speedway. Payne, who started on the outside of the front row, took command at the drop of the green flag and […]

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Phillips outguns Sanders for USMTS ‘Hunt’ win at Lakeside

KANSAS CITY, Kan.—A hurt engine in his heat race forced Terry Phillips’s crew to change the powerplant prior to the USMTS main event Friday night at the Lakeside Speedway and the driver paid them back by winning the feature race. Points leader Rodney Sanders drew the pole for the 35-lapper and jumped out to a […]

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VanderBeek vaults to victory in USMTS action at Rapid Speedway

ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa (June 6, 2014) – Zack VanderBeek has been nearly unbeatable by most since the snow melted. Friday night at the Rapid Speedway in Rock Rapids, Iowa, he was unstoppable in earning his second USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by Swan Energy feature win of the season. The points leader in the Farm Boy […]

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VanderBeek starts new streak at Buena Vista Raceway

ALTA, Iowa (May 22, 2014) – Zack VanderBeek ended his streak of second- and third-place finishes in the USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by Swan Energy, and in doing so also ended Stormy Scott’s streak of four straight wins Thursday night at the Buena Vista Raceway. VanderBeek started on the pole of the main event and […]

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‘Rocket’ lands in Winston winners circle

WINSTON, Mo. (April 26, 2014) – Just like he did 24 hours earlier, Rodney Sanders continued to steamroll the USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by Swan Energy competition Saturday night with a wire-to-wire win in the 40-lap main event at the I-35 Speedway in Winston, Mo. With lightning as the backdrop for most of the evening, […]

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Hughes cashes in at Cresco; Seven points separate top three in Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup

CRESCO, Iowa (September 1, 2013) – Jason Hughes scored his second straight victory in the Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup Sunday night at the Cresco Speedway to set up a three-way showdown heading into the points finale on opening night at the Featherlite Fall Jamboree in 18 days. The 39-year-old drew the pole for […]

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IMCA

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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Jerovetz Motorsports Shock Service awards new for IMCA Modified, Northern SportMod specials

  SUAMICO, Wis. (Jan. 19) – A company with a rapidly expanding customer list in the Badger State be­comes a new contingency award sponsor with IMCA in 2014.  Jerovetz Motorsports Shock Service, owned by cousins and veteran drivers Sean and Troy Jerovetz, gives gift certificates good toward two free shock rebuilds to top five finishers […]

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Chevrolet Performance bonuses total $12,750 for IMCA SportMod crate engine track champs

  VINTON, Iowa (January 19, 2014) - Bonuses totaling $12,750 were paid by Chevrolet Performance to IMCA Karl Chevro­let Northern SportMod drivers powered by crate engines to local track titles in 2013.  Each of 51 track championships was worth $250. National champion Matt Looft pocketed $1,000 for winning Arlington Raceway, Clay County Fairgrounds, Fairmont Raceway and […]

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Other Racing News

Entries Being Accepted For Springfield Raceway Liquid Nitro B Mod National

Entries Being Accepted For Springfield Raceway Liquid Nitro B Mod National

| February 26, 2015

Springfield, Mo.(Feb. 26, 2015)  - Entries are being accepted for the 2nd Annual Liquid Nitro B Modified Nations to be held April 8-11th with the winner of the 66 Lap feature collecting $6600 while starting the feature will pay $1300 to start the Main Event in the 24 car field. This is a pre-entry event […]

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A perfect 10: Schedule announced for IMCA Haw­keye Dirt Tour

| February 19, 2015

VINTON, Iowa (Feb. 19) – The Hawkeye Dirt Tour takes its first green flag Tuesday, May 12 at the home track of IMCA Modifieds, Benton County Speedway in Vinton. In all, 10 dates are on the schedule for the sixth annual series. Each feature pays a minimum of $1,000 to win and will be a […]

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Crawford County on schedule for April 4 Deery Series opener

Crawford County on schedule for April 4 Deery Series opener

| January 24, 2015

DENISON, Iowa (Jan. 24) – The 2015 Deery Brothers Summer Series will take its first green flag at Crawford County Speedway. After inclement weather washed out numerous attempts to bring the series back to Denison last spring, the upcoming IMCA Late Model tour travels to Crawford County for open­ing night action on Saturday, April 4. […]

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Bloomfield Mountain Dew Speedway 2015

| January 22, 2015

Bloomfield, Iowa (Jan. 22, 2015) – The Bloomfield Mountain Dew Speedway will be having races on the following dates for the 2015 season, May 2, June 6, July 16, and July 17, August 8 as a rain date for any rain outs. The fair races of July 16 and 17 will be the following classes: […]

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Farmer City Raceway’s Mega-Event Will Feature Two Complete World of Outlaws Late Model Series Programs March 27-28

| January 19, 2015

  FARMER CITY, Ill. – Jan. 19, 2015 – The Illini 100 will be bigger than ever in 2015 with a new title sponsor and a new format. Officials with the World of Outlaws Late Model Series and Farmer City Raceway on Monday announced an agreement with Douglas Dodge Ram Trucks in Clinton, Ill., to […]

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Rico Abreu Wins the Chili Bowl

| January 18, 2015

  TULSA, Okla. (January 17, 2015) Saturday night at the Chili Bowl was one for the record books, as California’s Rico Abreu raced to his first triumph in the finale of the 29th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire, delivering car owner, Keith Kunz, his first Golden Driller since 2002. […]

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