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POWRi Lucas Oil Outlaw Midgets schedule eight events for inaugural season in New Hampshire, New York

POWRi Racing will sanction the POWRi Lucas Oil Outlaw Midget Series, which will run its inaugural season in 2013 with an eight-race schedule in New Hampshire and New York. Greg Olson of Providence, R.I., led a group of car owners and drivers from the Northeast who wanted to establish a touring series for Midgets on dirt and the search led them to POWRi’s Kenny Brown, who co-founded the organization with Jim Siner in 2005. “We had been looking for a ... Read More »

USAC WESTERN CHAMPS FETED IN PASO ROBLES

USAC’s 2012 Western Champions and special award winners were honored Saturday night at the Estrella Warbirds Museum and Woodland Auto Display in Paso Robles, Calif. Competitors in the Ignite Midgets, Western Midgets, Western Classic Sprints, West Coast Sprints, USAC/CRA Sprints, and more were celebrated as a large crowd was in attendance. Perris Auto Speedway Announcer Chris Holt served as master of ceremonies and before the festivities began, Anne Wilkerson honored Dick Woodland with the “Billy Wilkerson Award.” Western Region Director ... Read More »

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Announces Record 3.3 Million Dollars Up for Grabs in 2013

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Announces Record 3.3 Million Dollars Up for Grabs in 2013

Officials of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series are pleased to announce that the series will offer racers over 3.3 million dollars in cash and contingencies awards in 2013. The amount is a new record for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series exceeding last years record. Since its inception in 2005, the series maintains its place as the premier national touring dirt late model series in the country. The 2013 schedule includes a series record 47 events in ... Read More »

Eventful Show Put’s Florida Native in Victory Lane for FASTRAK’S Race #1 in $40,000 37th Annual East Bay Winternationals

The 37th Annual East Bay Winternationals has now officially got underway. Wednesday night Open Practice got things rebirthed at East Bay Raceway Park. However on a Thursday night in Race #1 of the Winternationals things got put into “full force” as the FASTRAK Racing Series invaded the 1/3rd mile dirt facility. The decision was made before the Heat Races took staging that every driver would start the 1st ever 30 lap A-Main Feature paying $2,000 to win. Here’s a recap ... Read More »

PASS North To Be Well Represented By Young New Englanders at Florida Winter Meltdown

There’s something about Florida in February that’s been attracting the best drivers in racing for the better part of a century. From the “North Turn” at Daytona’s world famous beach to short tracks stretching from the Panhandle to Miami, racers have flocked to the Sunshine State every winter. And 2013 will be no different. Florida’s “big race” season is set to begin in just over a week as some of the best of the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) make ... Read More »

Southern Regional Racing Series announces three more dates for their 2013 schedule

The Southern Regional Racing Series is pleased to announce three additional dates added to the 2013 SRRS schedule. The SRRS will be making their return to Tennessee National Raceway and making their first ever appearances at Lake Cumberland Speedway in the 2013 season. The SRRS will travel to Hohenwald, TN and race at Tennessee National Raceway on May 25th for a $3,000 to win event! The SRRS will travel to Burnside, KY and have two back-to-back races at Lake Cumberland ... Read More »

South Eastern Crate Association Set for 2013 Debut

_From the Management of SECA_ We are pleased to announce the arrival of The South Eastern Crate Association (SECA). SECA was formed with the intent of providing SIMPLE solutions for local (weekly) tracks and weekly crate late model drivers. SECA will offer a Weekly Points program that will utilize the name (CITY CHEVROLET SECA WEEKLY POINTS CHAMPIONSHIP) and will pay out $17,000 between the top 20 drivers with $6,000 going to the overall champion. Our plan is simple, you race ... Read More »

Newly Formed $20,000 to-win Mini-Series to Kick Off in Kentucky and Missouri!

Officials are excited to introduce a new super dirt late model mini-series titled the National Dirt Racing League. The NDRL will feature the best of the best in the world of dirt late model racing and offer a base purse of over $80,000. The 2013 NDRL schedule will be solidified with events paying $20,000 to the winner and $1,500 to start. ‘We wanted to do something different and exciting for both the drivers and the fans,’ said NDRL Owner John ... Read More »

AMRA Upgrades Tech/ Inspections Crucial

AMRA Upgrades Tech/ Inspections Crucial

_Mike Haught Named Director of Tech_ The American Motor Racing Association (AMRA) has named longtime racing personality Mike Haught as the Director of Tech for the 2013 racing season. Other roving tech inspectors working with the organization will be veteran racing personnel Ed Venham, Rick Venham, and Jason Roberts and possibly one other notable racing figure. “We are delighted to have this group working with the AMRA. They bring a wealth of racing knowledge to the organization and are aboard ... Read More »

NDRA Announces Tire Rules for 2013 Season

The National Dirt Racing Association (NDRA) is excited to announce the tire rules for the 2013 racing season. Both American Racer and Hoosier tires will be allowed to compete in both the City Chevrolet weekly events as well as the Heintz Performance Road Show tour. The compounds that will be allowed are as follows: American Racer BT Spec 48 and 56. Hoosier HTS Spec 1350 and 1600 and the Crate Racin USA Spec 21 and Spec 55. Teams will not ... Read More »