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Mike Neff
What is it that Mike Neff doesn’t do? The writer, radio contributor and racetrack announcer coordinates the site’s local short track coverage, hitting up Saturday Night Specials across the country while tracking the sport’s future racing stars. The writer for our signature Sprint Cup post-race column, Thinkin’ Out Loud (Mondays) also sits down with Cup crew chiefs to talk shop every Thursday with Tech Talk. Mike works as track announcer for Millbridge Speedway and East Lincoln Speedway, local bullrings based outside of Charlotte, and pops up everywhere from Athlon Sports to SIRIUS XM Radio.
Cole Timm Outlasts Preston Peltier For 1st Career PASS South Win At South Boston

Cole Timm Outlasts Preston Peltier For 1st Career PASS South Win At South Boston

By Alan Dietz SOUTH BOSTON, VA (June 7) – Cole Timm wrestled the lead away from his racing mentor Preston Peltier coming to the white flag and held on to win his first career Pro All Stars Series (PASS) South Super Late Model race Saturday night at Virginia’s South Boston Speedway. Timm’s victory came as a surprise to few since the 15-year-old driver has been knocking on the door as of late finishing second in two of the last seven ... Read More »

Bowman Gray Stadium Race Recap – 6-7-2014

Bowman Gray Stadium Race Recap – 6-7-2014

By Ben Lookabill The first race on the card for the night was 20 Laps for the Sportsman Series. Michael Adams and Ryan Robertson led the field to Green. Adams got away on the start with Robertson right behind. Taylor Branch and Derek Stoltz were charging hard through the field. Coming to the White Flag Robertson got Adams loose and moved to the lead. Robertson took his second win of the year over Adams in second and Taylor Branch in ... Read More »

Townley and Coughlin Record Top-10 Finishes; Boston Caught in Late-Race Accident

Concord, NC (June 9, 2014) – The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards headed to Pocono Raceway for the first of two stops at the Tricky Triangle during the 2014 season. Venturini Motorsports fielded three fast Toyota Camrys for Saturday afternoon’s Pocono ARCA 200 with drivers Justin Boston, Cody Coughlin, and John Wes Townley behind the wheel. After competing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday night, Townley arrived at Pocono to pilot ... Read More »

Weekend Rewind: American Sprint Car Series

By Bryan Hulbert TULSA, Okla. (June 9, 2014) – The month of June has arrived, and with it a lot of Mother Nature. This past weekend saw the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour scheduled for stops in Tennessee and Arkansas, only to have rain wash away both nights of competition. Good news though, the Griffith Truck and Equipment Gulf South Region pulled off both nights this past weekend with two drivers each working at getting the proverbial monkey off their ... Read More »

J.C. Morton tops USRA B-Mod Special! Larry Ferris, Tim Setzer, and David Hendrix also visit Victory Lane at Lucas Oil Speedway

J.C. Morton tops USRA B-Mod Special! Larry Ferris, Tim Setzer, and David Hendrix also visit Victory Lane at Lucas Oil Speedway

By Dan Robinson Wheatland, MO- (June 9th, 2014)- With most of the other area tracks cancelled due to rain throughout the week, 119 cars jammed the Lucas Oil Speedway pit area this past Saturday night for Budweiser Weekly Racing Series competition. J.C. Morton topped a stellar 39 car field of Tri-Lakes RV USRA B-Mods to take the special $500 win courtesy of MavTV. Larry Ferris scored the win in the ALPS Food Store ULMA Late Models while Tim Setzer got ... Read More »

NASCAR veteran Ken Schrader returns to RPM Speedway

By Mike Hughes HAYS, KS (June 7)—NASCAR veteran Ken Schrader returned to RPM Speedway Saturday night, June 7, to compete in the IMCA Modified division with his #9 Federated Auto Parts modified. Twenty-four cars started the 20-lap S & W Supply modified A-main with outside polesitter Tim Watts jumping out to an early lead, trailed by Jesse Richter, Corey Lagroon, Brian Calhoon and Kevin Gray. Then Lagroon took over the top spot on lap 3 and held on to that ... Read More »

Fenders Fly and Tempers Flare on a Tough Saturday Night at Meridian Speedway

Fenders Fly and Tempers Flare on a Tough Saturday Night at Meridian Speedway

By Tyler Schild – Staff Writer Meridian Speedway MERIDIAN, Idaho—Meridian Speedway’s top competitors tested their mettle Saturday in honor of Emergency Medical Service, Police, Fire, and Correctional Officers. Tested they were by a track whose conditions changed drastically with the day’s shifting cloud cover. “It was loose in practice with the sun, but went tight when the clouds came over,” said Budweiser Modified competitor Randy Keckley with a shrug. “Now I think it’ll go back loose.” Loose, tight, or otherwise ... Read More »

Saturday June 7th Race Results from the Indianapolis Speedrome

Saturday June 7th Race Results from the Indianapolis Speedrome

Advance Auto Sales Late Models Fast Qualifier - Ben Tunny 18.041 Seconds Heat Winners – EJ Neat, RJ Norton Jr 75-Lap Figure 8 1 RJ Norton III 2 EJ Neat 3 Jesse Tunny 4 Doug Greig 5 RJ Norton Jr 6 Nick Moore 7 Ben Tunny 8 Mike Hadley Jr 9 Casey White 10 Jacob Garrigus 11 Manny Aguilar 12 Corey Turner 13 Charlie Hargraves 14 Todd Shelby 15 Bobby Whitaker Stocks Heat Winners - Matt Clark, Jeff A Smith, ... Read More »

Tyler Nicely Holds Off Levi Kissinger in Opener of DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals at Indiana’s Tri-State Speedway

Tyler Nicely Holds Off Levi Kissinger in Opener of DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals at Indiana’s Tri-State Speedway

By Chris Dolack HAUBSTADT, Ind. – June 7, 2014 – Tyler Nicely beat 44 DIRTcar UMP Modifieds to kick off the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals on Saturday night at Tri-State Speedway. Nicely earned $3,000 after a heated 40-lap battle with Levi Kissinger. “This is a huge win for my team and I want to thank all of my sponsors and crew for everything they have done for me this year,” said Nicely, of Owensboro, Ky. “We had an ... Read More »

Johnny Clark Back on Track After Speedway 600 Victory in PASS North Competition

Johnny Clark Back on Track After Speedway 600 Victory in PASS North Competition

By Dick Thierren Johnny Clark has been battling for a win all season long on the PASS North Series, as he has had numerous top three finishes, as well as being in contention for the win every time out, but the checkered flag had eluded him until this past Saturday night as he edged out DJ Shaw and Joey Doiron to carry the checkered flag at Speedway 660 in Fredericton, NB, Canada. Shaw, who was trying to be the first ... Read More »