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  • Ricky Weiss Wins as Overton Breaks in Schaeffer's Spring Nationals at Crossville Speedway

    The Schaeffer's Oil Spring Nationals presented by Sunoco Race Fuels and Tennessee RV would visit Crossville Speedway on Friday evening and Ricky Weiss of Headingly, Manitoba, Canada would take advantage of race leader Brandon Overton's misfortune on the final lap to claim the $4,000 payday. The win by Weiss would be his first career Spring Nationals series victory and would come in the AEI Construction/Orthopedic Institute of Western Kentucky/Turk Enterprises/Derrick's Sandblasting/Land-Air Transport sponsored #7 Longhorn Chassis sporting a Vic Hill Race Engine.

  • Coleman Gulick in Right Place at Right Time to Take Outlaw Speedway Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint Win

    Sometimes it's all about being in the right place at the right time. That was the case on Friday night for Coleman Gulick at the Outlaw Speedway. Gulick has had a fast race car underneath him throughout the 2017 season but he had yet to finish at the front of a 25-lap Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint A-Main. On Friday night it looked like it was going to be more of the same. The Binghamton, N.Y., driver drove his Scorpion Security Products No. 14 up to as high as second after starting seventh before settling into third just past halfway. Then lady luck shined upon him.

  • Hughes chalks up 150th USMTS win at I-94 Speedway

    Jason Hughes was behind the eight-ball all night Friday at the I-94 Speedway, but after the checkered flag waved the three-time USMTS national champion was in front of the cameras and standing in victory lane for the 150th time after a United States Modified Touring Series feature race.

  • SWANSON SEEKS TO ACCOMPANY UNSER AS 2ND TO WIN 4TH-STRAIGHT HOOSIER 100 ON MAY 25

    When Kody Swanson lines up on the grid for this year's 63rd running of the "Hoosier Hundred" at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, a record once thought untouchable will be just within his grasp. In September of 1973, Al Unser and the Vel's Parnelli Jones Racing team captured its fourth consecutive victory in the annual race at the Indy Mile - the only occasion of a driver winning four straight events at one of the three traditional dirt miles the USAC Silver Crown Champ Cars annually compete on.

  • Shannon Babb Takes First Ever Lucas Oil Race at Luxemburg

    Shannon Babb made a clean sweep of the racing action on Friday night in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series' first-ever appearance at Luxemburg Speedway. With the win, Babb becomes the eleventh different winner this season in LOLMDS competition. Babb held off a race-long challenge from Josh Richards to take the victory in the second round of the "Spring Shootout.". Darrell Lanigan came home in third, with Gregg Satterlee and Tim McCreadie rounding out the top five.

  • OWINGS MAKES LATE-RACE PASS TO CLAIM 358 SPRINT WIN AT TRAIL-WAY; BRAD SHANK WINS FIRST IN 358 LATE MODELS; TRANSEAU TAKES LEGENDS; JASON CHRONISTER DOMINATES LIMITED STOCKS

    Steve Owings caught race-long leader Cody Fletcher in heavy lapped traffic to score his second win of the year in Friday night's 25-lap 358 sprint car feature at Trail-Way Speedway. "I hated to see Cody lose that race," said Owings after exiting the Westminster Transmission/Westminster Lawn/Valentine Motorsports #35 in victory lane, "I want to thank the crew. A monkey could drive this car."

  • Central Missouri Speedway Rained Out for Saturday, May 20th!

    Due to excessive rains and more on the way, Central Missouri Speedway has elected to cancel racing for Saturday, May 20th. This should give race teams, crews, family, and fans plenty of time to make alternate plans. The track and grounds are already saturated with standing water and two more rounds of heavy rain are expected overnight into the morning with cool temps setting in afterwards.

  • Saturday's Event at Deer Creek Speedway Canceled

    Saturday's Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned, NAPA North Star Nationals at Deer Creek Speedway has been canceled. With the forecast for continued rain on an already heavily saturated track and facility, Speedway and Series officials have agreed to cancel the event.

  • Hard rain ends Arctic Cat All Star visit to Kokomo Speedway - Event postponed until Friday, June 30

    Periods of hard rain throughout the late morning hours into the afternoon forced Kokomo Speedway and Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions officials to postpone Friday night's return to Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Indiana. The worst of the wet weather moved into the Kokomo area just after 1:30pm, soaking an already saturated facility. The event will be made up on Friday, June 30, and will still feature the nation's elite including Tony Stewart.

  • Rain Wins Friday At Creek County; Action Resumes Saturday At Lawton Speedway

    With nearly three inches of rain falling overnight at Creek County Speedway and a forecast calling for more rain on Friday, May 19, events with the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Red River Region presented by Smiley's Racing Products have been called off. As of now, Saturday, May 20 at Lawton Speedway is still good to go. Any further updates will be posted to http://www.ascsracing.com.