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  • Ackerman: Guy they call "the Madman" still crazy about non-wing racing; returns to I-80

    No form of dirt-oval track racing stands apart like non-wing sprint car racing. It's a throwback, the way they have been doing it for what seems like forever. "Backing them into the corner," as they say, with the car's back end almost leading the ...

  • Work expected to resume soon on Central New York Raceway Park

    It forced Super DIRT Week, intended for the new facility, to move to Oswego Speedway last year and this year. NewsChannel 9 will keep you updated on the progress of the new facility.

  • Arnberg Memorial Headlines Exciting Racing Weekend In Yreka

    When a race track loses somebody special, sometimes they have a memorial race in their honor. Siskiyou Motor Speedway has some special members of its community that are remembered with big races. On Sunday night, three divisions will have races in their honor. For the IMCA Modifieds, its the annual John Arnberg Memorial, which honors a star of Northern California and Southern Oregon racing. For IMCA Sport Modifieds, there's the Bo Hittson Memorial, and for the McDonald's Mini Stocks, there's the Mike Caveye Memorial.

  • RONNIE GARDNER REALIZES LIFELONG DREAM AT THE HOOSIER HUNDRED

    Half a century ago, Ronnie Duman was a mainstay on the USAC National Championship trail and the annual running of the "Hoosier Hundred" at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. The five-time Indianapolis 500 starter, who was twice a winner of the "Little 500" at Anderson (Ind.) Speedway, made five starts of his own at the "Hoosier" between 1962 and 1967, including a stint as a relief driver for George Snider in the J.C. Agajanian-owned No. 98 during the 1965 race.

  • Memorial Day Weekend at Central Missouri Speedway Includes $3,000-to-Win for USRA Modifieds!

    This weekend at Central Missouri Speedway, USRA Modified Drivers have a shot at the $3,000-to-win main event posted purse money and bragging rights for claiming a coveted special event win at CMS. Joining in on the special-event weekend, Pure Stock drivers also have an opportunity at claiming victory in the annual $500-to-win track special.

  • Memorial Day Weekend at Central Missouri Speedway Includes $3,000-to-Win for USRA Modifieds!

    This weekend at Central Missouri Speedway, USRA Modified Drivers have a shot at the $3,000-to-win main event posted purse money and bragging rights for claiming a coveted special event win at CMS. Joining in on the special-event weekend, Pure Stock drivers also have an opportunity at claiming victory in the annual $500-to-win track special.

  • SWEENEY RUSH LATE MODEL TOURING SERIES HEADS TO ERIEZ SUNDAY FOR 1ST OF 2 $2,000 TO-WIN MARQUEE EVENTS

    After a successful pair of events to open the season last weekend at Stateline and Merrittville Speedways, the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series powered by Pace Performance will make a stop on Sunday (May 28) at Eriez Speedway. The 3/8-mile facility owned by Bob and Kathy Rohrer will host the first of two $2,000 to-win Marquee Tour events at their Erie, Pa. track. Warm-ups are slated for 6 p.m.

  • Gremlins Plague Dan Green's VIP DJ Entertainment's #46 Super Late Model!

    Dan Green and the G & H Motorsports team traveled to Selinsgrove Speedway (PA) this past weekend for the Moon Shine Route 35 Super Late Model Series Race. The Heat race went well as Dan started 2nd and ran well for the first half of the race but the car slowed down just a little and finished 5th. After the heat race the team checked under the hood and determined that is was a blown head gasket and the best plan for the team was to start the feature in last and then pull off after completing a few laps.

  • A TRUE CONTENDER: BYRNE BECOMING A FORCE ON THE USAC SILVER CROWN TRAIL

    Two-and-a-half years ago, the location was Lucas Oil Raceway - site of this Friday's "Carb Night Classic." It was a time when David Byrne was still relatively new at the Silver Crown game with just 10 series starts to his name. Even though Byrne showed flashes of his abilities at LOR with a pair of third-place runs leading up to that moment, his name was overlooked by many when glancing at the starting lineup for the July 100-lapper.

  • Six rip-roaring races in eight days on tap for Iron Man Challenge fanatics

    A colossal stretch of electrifying events await the drivers and fans of the Iron Man Challenge featuring Holley USRA Stock Cars and Out-Pace USRA B-Mods with six nights of racing over the course of eight days beginning this Saturday, May 27.