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SpeedWeek kicks off Friday at Mineral City Speedway

The Mineral City Speedway in Fort Dodge, Iowa, is set for a fast ‘n’ furious week of big action and big money with four nights of racing over the course of eight days. It all kicks off this Friday, Aug. 17, with all five weekly racing divisions in action plus the return of the A-Mods. On Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 20-21, the Stock Cars, B-Mods and Hobby Stocks take center stage for the Great American Stock Car Shootout. SpeedWeek at ... Read More »

Iron Man Challenge heads to Decorah Saturday, Worthington Sunday; USRA Stock Cars and B-Mods in action both days

The Industrial Material Surplus Iron Man Challenge returns to action with a pair of events this Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18-19, featuring both the USRA Stock Cars and USRA B-Mods on the ticket. The Upper Iowa Speedway in Decorah, Iowa, will host the too-tough-to-tame series on Saturday, and then the drivers cross the border to battle at the Nobles County Speedway in Worthington, Minn., on Sunday. Two-time USRA Stock Car national champion and current Iron Man points leader Tom Schmitt ... Read More »

POWRi’s Midgets, Micros turning for front stretch of championship run at Lincoln, Macon

POWRi’s Lucas Oil National Midget Series and Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series return to Lincoln Speedway on Friday, Aug. 17, and Macon Speedway on Saturday, Aug. 18, turning for the front stretch for their championships. Both Midget events will be co-sanctioned by Badger. Friday’s event at Lincoln will be the 21st of 29 for the POWRi Midgets and 13th of 20 for the POWRi Micros. Andrew Felker of Carl Junction, Mo., has a 50-point lead, 2,040-1,990, over Chett Gehrke ... Read More »

PASS South Travels to South Boston This Weekend for the Final Time in 2012

This weekend marks the third and final time this season the PASS South super late model series makes their way to “America’s Hometown Track”; South Boston Speedway in South Boston, Virginia. The first trip in March was marred by rain after a Friday afternoon practice session, followed by a June 9th event that saw young Landon Cling, driving for Brad Keselowski Racing, pick up his first career super late model win. This weekend’s Southern Virginia 150 has all the potential ... Read More »

20th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100 Set for this Weekend at Batesville Motor Speedway

The 20th Annual COMP Cams Topless 100, sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, will take place this Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Batesville Motor Speedway in Locust Grove, AR. The crown jewel event will pay $40,000 to win and $2,000 to start the main event. Activities will get underway this Thursday night, August 16th, with an open practice session. On Friday night, August 17th, the LOLMDS takes to the track for Red Buck Cigar Time Trials and ... Read More »

Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup marches on with five nights at five tracks in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin

After a four-race opening weekend, drivers competing in the Hunt for the USMTS Casey’s Cup get two days off before resuming their epic battle for the $15,000 champion’s check with five events at five dirt ovals in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin this Wednesday-Sunday, Aug. 15-19. Each event will pay $3,000 to win and a minimum of $250 to start. WEDNESDAY, AUG. 15 – OGILVIE RACEWAY, OGILVIE, MN The Best of the Best kick it all off on Wednesday, Aug. 15, ... Read More »

Miguel Paludo No. 30 NNS Post-Race Report: Watkins Glen International

Miguel Paludo No. 30 NNS Post-Race Report: Watkins Glen International

Miguel Paludo No. 30 Duroline Brakes and Components Chevrolet Watkins Glen International - Zippo 200 at The Glen  August 11, 2012     Miguel Paludo got behind the wheel of a NASCAR Nationwide Series car for only the second time in his career, tackling the road course circuit of Watkins Glen International. After fighting a free racecar and having to make an unscheduled pit stop for debris on the grille, Paludo brought the No. 30 Duroline Chevrolet home in the 13th ... Read More »

A Carolina-Style Homecoming: The 40th Annual Shrine 100 Race

_Carolina Clash Partners With Gaston Shrine Club and Carolina Speedway to Celebrate 40 Years of Shrine 100 Races – Race #7 of 2012 Carolina Clash Season_ Churches have one annually, as do colleges, universities and high schools. For 40 years, late model drivers and dirt stock car racing teams from both Carolinas have assembled on NC Hwy. 274 (Union Rd.) in Gaston County for “a homecoming,” so to speak. It is a night that allows race teams from all over ... Read More »

Hillbilly 100 Weekend Advance Tickets On Sale Now!

_44th Running of the Hillbilly 100_ With great anticipation of the 44th running of the Hillbilly 100 at I-77 Raceway, the American Motor Racing Association (AMRA) has announced an additional release with all the information that fans and drivers will need to know for this historic weekend, August 31 to Sept. 2. This year’s Hillbilly 100 showcases a masterful renovation of one of the area’s most storied tracks, the I-77 Raceway at Fairplain, WV. For additional information please contact I-77 ... Read More »

Finalists Announced for the UNOH Battle At The Beach Announcer Search

Finalists Announced for the UNOH Battle At The Beach Announcer Search

_Fans to Vote for their Favorite Announcer between Aug. 10 and Sept. 30_ Daytona International Speedway’s UNOH Battle At The Beach announcer search has been narrowed to five finalists. Now race fans have the chance to select their favorite local NASCAR Home Track public address announcer to join the announcing team for the inaugural event on Feb. 18-19. The five finalists are: • Jim Burns – The booming voice of Elko Speedway in Minnesota, Burns’ enthusiasm, passion and “wild sense ... Read More »