Dirt Track Racing News
KNEPPER 55 LIVE ON SPEED SHIFT TV THIS SATURDAY
Speed Shift TV will have live coverage of the fourth annual "Junior Knepper 55" USAC Midget Special Event this Saturday, December 15 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin. Seventy-four drivers have pre-entered for the event on the 1/6-mile, indoor dirt oval located adjacent to the one mile dirt track at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds.
USAC CHAMPS COURTNEY & THORSON FILE FINAL ENTRIES FOR KNEPPER 55 AS FIELD SOARS PAST 70
USAC National champions Tyler Courtney and Tanner Thorson are among the final set of entries for the "Junior Knepper 55" USAC Midget Special Event this Saturday, December 15 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin as the entry list soars to 74 drivers and teams for the fourth annual race. Courtney, the newly-crowned USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car titlist, will lead a three-car Clauson Marshall Racing attack at Du Quoin alongside teammates Zeb Wise and Andrew Layser. Indianapolis, Indiana's Courtney won the "Knepper 55" in 2016 while Wise, of Angola, Ind., became the youngest ever feature winner in USAC National Midget history at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway this past summer. Collegeville, Pennsylvania's Layser, meanwhile, will make his debut for CMR.
Young Moore looks ahead after near-miss in Lucas Oil Speedway B-Mod points battle
Taylor Moore can look at his runner-up finish in Lucas Oil Speedway's Ozark Golf Cars USRA B-Mod points chase either of two ways. Finishing just 14 points behind JC Morton, a two-time track champion and past USRA B-Mod National Champion certainly was something to be proud of. Especially considering the battle with Morton for the 2018 title came down to the final lap of the final night of the season.
33rd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Early Entry Deadline Is Friday, December 14
With the entry count nearing the 200 mark, the list of drivers chasing the coveted Golden Driller will jump considerably in the next week as the deadline for early entry is Friday, December 14, 2018. As of Monday night, the entry count is 182 with drivers from 143 municipalities, 28 states, and two countries. The Chili Bowl Rookie count is up to 23 with 25 of those entered having made the Saturday finale.
Grandview Speedway dropping late model division
Grandview Speedway management has decided to drop the late model division from the weekly Saturday night ... The division began at the high-banked third-mile dirt track in Bechtelsville as hobby stock...
Race Cars to Return to I-90 Speedway Mother's Day Weekend of 2019
Race cars will soon return to the dirt track. On May 11th ... Saturday night base classes will include 305 cubic inch sprint cars, late model street stocks, B modifieds and hobby stocks, with addition...
Missouri's Gennetten Ready For Indoor Dirt Racing Action at Trenton
Ayrton's grandfather Gene narrowly missed winning the first Chili Bowl Indoor Midget Car race in 1987 ... top drivers will be taking on stars from dirt Modified and Micro Sprint competition.
2019 USAC schedule includes race at Weedsport Speedway
Just a few months ago local fans first heard about FloRacing as it covered Super DIRT Week live from Oswego Speedway. "FloRacing is the ideal partner for us as we look to provide a best-in-class exper...
REIGNING WINNER CHRISTOPHER BELL ENTERS AS KNEPPER 55 FIELD NEARS 70
Recent "Turkey Night Grand Prix" winner Christopher Bell has filed his entry to compete in the "Junior Knepper 55" USAC Midget Special Event this Saturday, December 15 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin as the entry list has exploded to 69 drivers and teams for the fourth annual race. Bell, of Norman, Oklahoma, is one of three entries for Tucker/Boat Motorsports alongside McKenna Haase and Tanner Berryhill. Bell is the defending winner of the "Knepper 55," taking the lead four laps from the finish to win the 55-lap main event. Ironically, it was a Tucker/Boat Motorsports car driven by Chad Boat that Bell passed to win the race.
Alex Sewell Crowned Ameri-Flex / OCRS Champion During Annual Awards Banquet
The 2018 AMERI-FLEX / OCRS awards banquet was held this past Saturday night at the Signs of the Times in Sapulpa Oklahoma and Alex Sewell was honored for his championship accomplishment in the 17th year of competition for the winged 360 sprint car series. Sewell received the coveted Harold Leep Championship Trophy for his achievement and he becomes the eighth different driver to be crowned in the series.