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David Byrne Triumphs in Rich Vogler Classic

David Byrne Triumphs in Rich Vogler Classic

David Byrne wins the J.D. Byrider 100 Rich Vogler Classic at Lucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis. Byrne led the final quarter of a lap to score the win and become the 100th winner in USAC Silver Crown history.Tanner Swanson started on the pole and led the first 99 laps before losing the lead in the final corner. Kody Swanson rounded out the podium while Ryan Newman and Bobby Santos completed the Top 5. Chris Windom, Jacob Wilson, Bobby East, Jaret Andretti ... Read More »

Short Track Racing Schedule 7-25 through 7-31

Short Track Racing Schedule 7-25 through 7-31

Friday 07/25/14 Batesville Motor Speedway Batesville AR Bad Boy Super Stars Friday 07/25/14 Batesville Motor Speedway Batesville AR Hobby Stocks Friday 07/25/14 Batesville Motor Speedway Batesville AR IMCA Modifieds Friday 07/25/14 Batesville Motor Speedway Batesville AR Nesmith Crate Late Models Friday 07/25/14 Batesville Motor Speedway Batesville AR Street Stocks Special Friday 07/25/14 Western Speedway Victoria BC Bombers Friday 07/25/14 Western Speedway Victoria BC Mini Figure-8s Friday 07/25/14 Silver Dollar Speedway Chico CA 410 Winged Sprint Cars Friday 07/25/14 Silver Dollar ... Read More »

Pace Laps: Elliott’s Win, INDYCAR’s No-Win Situation and Upcoming Eldora

Pace Laps: Elliott’s Win, INDYCAR’s No-Win Situation and Upcoming Eldora

Did you miss an event during this busy week in racing? How about a late-night press release, an important sponsorship rumor, or a juicy piece of news? If you did, you’ve come to the right place! Each week, The Frontstretch will break down the racing, series by series, to bring you the biggest stories that you need to watch going forward for the week ahead. Let our experts help you get up to speed, no matter what series you might ... Read More »

Mason Zeigler Goes Two-for-Two in DIRTcar Summer Nationals Starts after Claiming Victory at Attica Raceway Park

Mason Zeigler Goes Two-for-Two in DIRTcar Summer Nationals Starts after Claiming Victory at Attica Raceway Park

By Jordan Morris ATTICA, Ohio. — July 18, 2014 — Mason Zeigler, for the second night in-a-row, found himself in DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory lane after dominating flag-to-flag on Friday night at Attica Raceway Park – grabbing his second win in his second career DIRTcar Summer Nationals start. Zeigler once again started on row one, this time joining Duane Chamberlain, who captured the pole-position. Just like on Thursday night at Brushcreek Motorsports Complex, Zeigler shot around the pole-sitter to capture ... Read More »

Dave Baker Scores First Victory of 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Season at Attica Raceway Park

Dave Baker Scores First Victory of 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Season at Attica Raceway Park

By Jordan Morris ATTICA, Ohio — July 18, 2014 — Dave Baker scored his first Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals victory of the 2014 season in thrilling fashion after leading the final two en route to capturing the $1,000 checkered flag on Friday night at Attica Raceway Park. Baker started the 20-lap feature event from the outside of row one, as Jeff Babcock captured the pole-position. Babcock slipped out to an early lead as Baker came under fire from second-row ... Read More »

Daniel Ebert Captures First Victory of 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Season at Brushcreek Motorsports Complex

Daniel Ebert Captures First Victory of 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Season at Brushcreek Motorsports Complex

By Jordan Morris PEEBLES, Ohio — July 17, 2014 — Daniel Ebert captured his first victory of the 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals season in dominating fashion after leading flag-to-flag on Thursday night at Brushcreek Motorsports Complex. Ebert, of Lake Shore, Minn., started the 20-lap feature event from the outside of row one, with Taylor Cook starting from the pole-position. Ebert wasted little time capturing the lead as he rocketed past Cook on the backstretch of the opening lap. ... Read More »

Mason Zeigler Captures First DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win by Dominating Brushcreek Motorsports Complex

Mason Zeigler Captures First DIRTcar Summer Nationals Win by Dominating Brushcreek Motorsports Complex

By Jordan Morris PEEBLES, Ohio. — July 17, 2014 — Mason Zeigler became the twelfth different winner in 2014 DIRTcar Summer Nationals action after capturing the $5,000 checkered flag on Thursday night at Brushcreek Motorsports Complex for his first career DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory. Zeigler, a 17-year-old from Chalk Hill, Pa., started the 40-lap feature event on the outside of pole-sitter Ryan Unzicker. Zeigler quickly shot around Unzicker for the top spot on the opening lap, as Unzicker fell back ... Read More »

Scott Bloomquist and Chad Simpson on Front Row for Silver Dollar Nationals for the Lucas Oil Dirt Late Models

Scott Bloomquist and Chad Simpson on Front Row for Silver Dollar Nationals for the Lucas Oil Dirt Late Models

GREENWOOD, NE (July 18, 2014) – Scott Bloomquist and Chad Simpson will make-up the front row for Saturday Night’s 4th Annual Silver Dollar Nationals at I-80 Speedway. This weekend’s event is part of the ASi Racewear Crown Jewel Cup presented by Dirtondirt.com and will pay $30,000 to the winner. A total of 54 entrants were on hand for Friday Night’s preliminary action, which included a total of ten heat races. Each driver ran two heat races and their combined passing ... Read More »

Short Track Schedule for the week of July 18th through July 24th

Short Track Schedule for the week of July 18th through July 24th

Friday 07/18/14 Sunny South Raceway Grand Bay AL Bandoleros Friday 07/18/14 Sunny South Raceway Grand Bay AL Legends Friday 07/18/14 Sunny South Raceway Grand Bay AL Mighty Mites Friday 07/18/14 Sunny South Raceway Grand Bay AL Modifieds Friday 07/18/14 Sunny South Raceway Grand Bay AL Stingers Friday 07/18/14 I-30 Speedway Little Rock AR Southern United Professional Racing Dirt Late Models Friday 07/18/14 Silver Dollar Speedway Chico CA 360 Sprints Friday 07/18/14 Silver Dollar Speedway Chico CA Economy Sprints Friday 07/18/14 ... Read More »

Devin Gilpin Scores Third Victory of 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Season at Atomic Speedway

Devin Gilpin Scores Third Victory of 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Season at Atomic Speedway

By Jordan Morris CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — July 16, 2014 — Devin Gilpin claimed his third victory of the 2014 Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals after recapturing the lead with 10-laps remaining en route to securing the $1,000 checkered flag at Atomic Speedway. Gilpin led the field to the green-flag with Cody Parker starting to his outside. Gilpin jumped out to an early lead as Parker faded through the field, surrendering second-place to Jackie Boggs, who started just behind the leaders ... Read More »