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  • POWRi to Sanction Oklahoma's Port City and I-44 Riverside

    Effective immediately, Performance Open Wheel Racing, Inc. (POWRi) will be the official micro sanctioning body for all classes at both I-44 Riverside Speedway in Oklahoma City, OK and Port City Raceway in Tulsa, OK. By coming under the POWRi banner, Oklahoma micro racers will have a consistent rule package within the industry standards, enabling growth of car counts at both venues.

  • Thursday's Event at Volunteer Speedway Canceled

    Thursday's Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned, 16th Annual Spring Thaw at Volunteer Speedway has been canceled. With the forecast for accumulating snow and overnight lows below freezing on Wednesday, Speedway and Series officials have agreed to cancel the event.

  • Army, racing veteran Welschmeyer looks to break into Big O Tires Street Stock victory lane in 2018

    Even before a new racing season begins, veteran mid-Missouri Street Stock driver Ted Welschmeyer already is a winner. Welschmeyer took home a first-place trophy from a car show held last weekend at Capital Mall in Jefferson City. Among 31 race cars on display, Welschmeyer and his No. 21W received the most donations from fans as funds were raised for the Missouri Veterans Honor Flight.

  • Ponderosa Speedway Cancels Practice for March 23, March 24

    With the continued unsettled weather pattern that has taken place over the Central Kentucky area for the past few weeks, Ponderosa Speedway has cancelled the practice dates that were scheduled for Friday March 23 and Saturday March 24 at the 3/8-mile D-shaped clay oval better known as "Kentucky's Baddest Bullring".

  • Kids Dash for Cash returns to the Sprint Car Challenge Tour

    Debuting with rave reviews last season the Sprint Car Challenge Tour is happy to bring back the popular Kids Dash for Cash in 2018. [...]

  • Jamestown youth racing to success on dirt

    He ran 16 races in the Great Lakes Sprint Series, grabbing the pole four ... Eric Snell, who used to race and has built his son's cars and engines, wouldn't mind seeing Nick continue his current dirt path. "A lot of people make a living racing ...


    The 2018 schedule for Ohsweken Speedway has been officially released; fans recently got their first look at the Motorama Custom Car and Motorsports Expo. The 2018 schedule features 20 racing events, beginning with the 23rd Annual Ohsweken Speedway Opening Night on Friday, May 18.

  • I-96 Speedway Added to Summer Nationals Schedule

    A final adjustment to the 33rd Annual DIRTcar Summer Nationals schedule was put into place with the addition of the I-96 Speedway on Thursday, July 12th. The DIRTcar Super Late Models and UMP Modifieds will wrap up their Michigan swing with a date at the 4/10-mile (0.400) high-banked dirt oval located east of Grand Rapids in Lake Odessa, MI. This event will be the first appearance at I-96 for the Summer Nationals and Summit Modified Nationals since the 2014 season.

  • Merced Speedway 2017 Season Review

    Ed Parker was back for his second year as promoter of Merced Speedway. Much thought went into carefully planning out the 2017 season so as to have as few conflicts with other track's big races as possible. Furthermore, Parker again chose to stay dark twice so that Watsonville could get more support from Merced area racers.

  • Merced Speedway Releases 2018 Schedule

    Promoter Ed Parker led the way for California tracks as he released his 2018 schedule for Merced Speedway in December. As has been the case since Parker took over the track prior to the 2016 season, careful consideration was put into the booking of the schedule. Knowing the times we are in now, drivers aren't able to run heavily booked schedules, and Parker takes care not to overbook any of his divisions.