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Voice of Vito: Sprint Car Tragedy Brings Media’s Worst to The Surface

Voice of Vito: Sprint Car Tragedy Brings Media’s Worst to The Surface

It’s been four days since the world learned of the tragic accident that took place on Saturday evening that claimed the life of 20-year old sprint car driver Kevin Ward, Jr., and may questions still remain surrounding the accident from how it started, to what amateur video may reveal, and how this could have happened – or been prevented. The response and attention to the story since then has been nothing less than shameful. We’ve all seen the video by ... Read More »

Pace Laps: Tire Problems, Harvick’s Nationwide Win and Busch Fails Inspection

Pace Laps: Tire Problems, Harvick’s Nationwide Win and Busch Fails Inspection

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 Monday, 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 »

Christopher Bell Leaves Field Up the Creek With Dominating Performance at Creek County in ASCS National Tour Win

Christopher Bell Leaves Field Up the Creek With Dominating Performance at Creek County in ASCS National Tour Win

By Bryan Hulbert SAPULPA, Okla. (June 19, 2014) – Winning could easily be replaced with dominating when talking about the performance turned in by Christopher Bell on Thursday night at the Creek County Speedway, lapping into the top five with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real for his first ASCS score of the 2014 season in the Berryman Motorsports No. 31b. “I kind of grew up around here running Micro Sprints, and I always ... Read More »

Sam Hafertepe Jr. Leads All of the Laps at Lawton Speedway to Score ASCS National Win

Sam Hafertepe Jr. Leads All of the Laps at Lawton Speedway to Score ASCS National Win

By Bryan Hulbert LAWTON, Okla. (June 18, 2014) – The last time Sam Hafertepe, Jr. stood in Lucas Oil ASCS victory lane was March 26, 2011 at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway. The driver the No. 15h can now add the other Edwards family owned oval to his resume, scoring his first ASCS National Tour win of the 2014 season at the Lawton Speedway Hafertepe’s first National Tour win in the state of Oklahoma, the victory is his third in Lucas ... Read More »

Brad Sweet Scores Victory at Mediacom Shootout at Knoxville Raceway

Brad Sweet Scores Victory at Mediacom Shootout at Knoxville Raceway

Sweet battled Lasoski and McCarl to take his fourth World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series win of the season KNOXVILLE, Iowa — June 14, 2014 — Brad Sweet won his fourth World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series race of the season Saturday night, capturing the Mediacom Shootout at Knoxville Raceway after holding off challenges from Danny Lasoski and Terry McCarl. The win was the first Outlaws win for Sweet at the legendary half-mile track. “It feels good. This ... Read More »

Joe Ramaker Runs Away With ASCS Frontier Region Win at Billings Motorsports Park to Extend Point Lead

Joe Ramaker Runs Away With ASCS Frontier Region Win at Billings Motorsports Park to Extend Point Lead

By Andrew Kunas BILLINGS, Mont. – Joe Ramaker’s hot start to the 2014 season continued Saturday night as he picked up the checkered flag in the ASCS Frontier Region sprint car main event at Billings Motorsports Park. Starting third after the re-draw, the Boise, Idaho driver wasted no time moving into second place in the early laps, setting his sights on race leader Trever Kirkland of Helena, Mont. A long green flag run to start the race on a fast ... Read More »

Henry Van Dam holds off all challengers to bring home Cottage Grove ASCS feature win

Henry Van Dam holds off all challengers to bring home Cottage Grove ASCS feature win

By Ben Deatherage Cottage Grove Speedway would host another thriller of an American Sprint Car Series-Northwest Region feature On Saturday June 14th. Twenty-four cars would be on tap with entries hailing from the states of Oregon, Washington, and Idaho as well as British Columbia Canada and New Zealand. Everett, Washington’s Jayme Barnes would grab the initial lead in his R Transport/Speedmart Inc./Jayme Barnes Trucking #9 XXX. However he would lose the top spot to Henry Van Dam of Enumclaw, Washington ... Read More »

Seth Bergman Dominates at Devil’s Bowl Speedway for His First ASCS Win at the Track

Seth Bergman Dominates at Devil’s Bowl Speedway for His First ASCS Win at the Track

By Bryan Hulbert MESQUITE, Texas (June 14, 2014) – The 41st annual Devil’s Bowl Summer Nationals saw 36 drivers with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real in attendance, and Seth Bergman dominated every lap turned by the Oil Field Equipment and Manufacturing No. 23 for his first score at the famed half-mile. Seth’s third overall ASCS National Tour triumph, the victory was a far cry from how the Washington driver’s day began; getting into ... Read More »

Joey Saldana Holds Off Donny Schatz to Take Win at Jackson Speedway

Joey Saldana Holds Off Donny Schatz to Take Win at Jackson Speedway

Saldana’s fifth World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars win of the season ties him for sixth on the all-time wins list JACKSON, Minn. — June 13, 2014 — Joey Saldana added to his recent string of World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series wins after battling Donny Schatz at Jackson Speedway Friday night. Saldana scored his third win in as many weeks and his fifth of the season. The win propelled Saldana and his Motter Equipment car to second place ... Read More »

Jack Dover Scores the Victory at US 36 Raceway in the Bud Shootout

Jack Dover Scores the Victory at US 36 Raceway in the Bud Shootout

By Bryan Hulbert CAMERON, MO. (June 13, 2014) – The 14th annual Budweiser Shootout at the U.S. 36 Raceway attracted 26 Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region drivers, with Nebraska’s Jack Dover leading every lap turned in the Home Pride No. 53 for a cool $2,000 payday. Fourth starting Jake Martens crossed second with Jay Russell earning the Hard Charger award; coming from thirteenth to third to earn half of the night’s 50/50 drawing worth $232.00. Twelfth starting Jonathan Cornell crossed ... Read More »