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Excitement Stirs for NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLI

_Only Two Months until the Biggest Week in DIRTcar Racing Begins_ With just two months until NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLI, DIRTcar frenzy is hitting the Northeast as drivers and fans alike make preparations for the biggest annual Modified event in the country and recipient of the 2011 National Speedway Directory Outstanding Short Track Event Award. Some follow the DIRTcar series – the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds, 358-Modifieds, Sportsman Modifieds and Pro Stocks – or the World ... Read More »

IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National Point Standings Through Aug. 2

*IMCA Modifieds –* 1. Keith White, Little River Academy, Texas, 1,185; 2. Jimmy Gustin, Mar­shalltown, Iowa, 1,157; 3. Mark Schulte, Delhi, Iowa, 1,145; 4. Tyler Iverson, Albion, Neb., 1,140; 5. Kevan Cook, Constantia, N.Y., 1,130; 6. Ronn Lauritzen, Jesup, Iowa, 1,122; 7. Richie Gustin, Gilman, Iowa, 1,117; 8. Dylan Smith, Osceola, Neb., and Chris Fleming, Union Springs, N.Y., both 1,113; 10. Mark Elliott, Webster City, Iowa, 1,106; 11. David Murray Jr., Oberlin, Kan., 1,105; 12. Mike Hansen, Alton, Iowa, 1,104; ... Read More »

POWRi 600cc Outlaw Micros set to run for 6th straight year at Washington Town and Country Fair

The POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series will race for the sixth consecutive year Saturday (Aug. 4) on the one-fifth mile temporary track at the Washington (Mo.) Town and Country Fair. Joe B. Miller of Millersville, Mo., enters the popular event leading the championship with 1,520 points. Miller has four second-place finishes, a fifth and five more top-10s in 11 events this season. He finished seventh at Washington in last year’s feature. Aaron Andruskevitch of Riverton, Ill., is second ... Read More »

Suddenlink Presents the ADRA/AMRA Twin 25′s Super Mixer at Jackson County Speedway

On Friday, August 3rd, the ADRA and AMRA sanctions presented by Suddenlink will do battle at Brad McCown’s Jackson County Speedway in Jackson, Ohio. Two features with each paying a purse of $1,500 to win each and $150 to start giving the drivers a chance to come away winning over $3,000 or a minimum of $300 to start both features. Both AMRA and ADRA drivers will get points for both races. This format amounts to both AMRA and ADRA awarding ... Read More »

CARS Pro Cup Series Weekly Notebook – Aug. 2, 2012

CARS Pro Cup Series Weekly Notebook – Aug. 2, 2012

_Contingency Awards Keep Coming For Dominant J.P. Morgan_ Another week, another victory for J.P. Morgan. Morgan, the dominant force thus far in the CARS Pro Cup Series in 2012, notched his fourth series victory and third straight last Friday evening at Tri-County Motor Speedway in Hudson, N.C., but it wasn’t nearly as easy as some of his recent triumphs. Wheeling the No. 23 J&R Racing Chevrolet, Morgan spent the first half of Friday’s 250-lap event battling Stacy Puryear for the ... Read More »

Red Buck Cigars Concert and Dash added to 30th Annual Sunoco Race Fuels North South 100, Presented by Lucas Oil

Anticipation is growing for the 30th Annual Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100, presented by Lucas Oil Products. This mega crown jewel event will be held at the King’s Florence Speedway in Union, KY. The race will be held on August 9 -11th paying $50,000 to win and $2,500 to start. Jimmy Owens of Newport, TN has won this mega event for the past two years. This year’s Sunoco Race Fuels North/South 100, presented by Lucas Oil Products will include a ... Read More »

Two-Time Daytona 500 Champ Joins Pro Stock for Advance Rentals 150

NASCAR Veteran Sterling Marlin will join the field for Saturday’s Advance Rentals 150 at Oyster Bed Speedway, located just outside of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. The two-time Daytona 500 Champion is entered in the Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour’s second and final event of the season at Oyster Bed Speedway. The Advance Rentals 150 will mark round eight of 12 for the pro stocks and is the first of only two 150 lap events on the 2012 schedule. Grandstand ... Read More »

Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney S.C is set to host the BEAST series for the 28th running of the Stick Elliott Memorial on August the 4th

Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney S.C is set to host the BEAST series for the 28th running of the Stick Elliott Memorial on August the 4th

The 2012 event will pay $4,000 to the winner. One of several memorials held at Cherokee Speedway each season for the super late models. The Stick Elliott race hits home for people in the local community. Stick was from nearby Shelby N.C. His daughters were raised in Gaffney S.C which is also the home of Cherokee Speedway. Born Gene Daves and known to most as Stick Elliott, this race honors the Shelby NASCAR and dirt track star. Elliott competed against ... Read More »

Miguel Paludo to Run Nationwide Race at Watkins Glen International

Miguel Paludo to Run Nationwide Race at Watkins Glen International

Brazilian Will Make Second-Career NNS Start in the No. 30 Chevrolet for Tuner Motorsports   MOORESVILLE, N.C. (August 1, 2012) - Turner Motorsports announced today that Miguel Paludo will return to its NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) lineup at the upcoming event at Watkins Glen International. Paludo will get behind the wheel of the No. 30 Duroline Brakes and Components Chevrolet Impala at the 2.54-mile road course for his second career NNS start.   A two-time champion in the Porsche GT3 Cup ... Read More »

Sato Heads to the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio With Momentum from Second Place in the Previous Race; Team Hopes to Earn Their First Win Here

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing – 21st Season Pre-Race Notes Honda Indy 200 – Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Round 12 of 15 in the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series   DATE:                                      August 3-5, 2012 QUALIFYING BROADCAST:      LIVE on (timing & scoring with audio commentary) RACE BROADCAST:                 Live on Sunday, August 5 at 12:30 p.m. ET on ABC RADIO BROADCAST:                The race will air on IMS Radio Network, SiriusXM (XM 94 & Sirius 212) TRACK LAYOUT:                      2.258-mile, 13-turn road course RACE LENGTH:                        85 laps ... Read More »