Race Weekend Central

Dirty (Half) Dozen: Too Much Flo in Illinois? Tanner Thorson the Outlaw? Dr. Oz Causing Trouble?

Dr. Oz

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

1. Homerism during Illinois Speedweeks an unnecessary distraction In case it wasn’t obvious, the DirtonDirt crew that hosts Flo Racing Night in America was ever so slightly excited to host the inaugural Illinois Speedweeks. To a fault.  It’s no secret that Illinois Speedweek was a rousing success all four nights it ran. The car counts …

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Dirty (Half) Dozen: Does DirtVision Need a Mute Button? & Terre Haute Roars Back

Terre Haute Action Track

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons via Carey Akin

ONE: Does DirtVision Need to Get More Selective With Interviews? Ryan Gustin’s heat race interview on Friday heard the driver tell DirtVision’s Hannah Newhouse that nobody wanted to be racing at Bristol and that the racing there sucked. Kyle Larson slammed World of Outlaws late model officials for penalizing him for being late to staging, …

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Dirty (Half) Dozen: Volunteer Speedway Goes From Flo to Closed After Kyle Larson Late Model Challenge

Flo

Photo Credit: World Racing Group via DirtVision

1. Volunteer Speedway goes from Flo to closed? The Kyle Larson Late Model Challenge on Flo Racing appeared to be a completely unmitigated success, with the grandstand crowd at the Volunteer Speedway reported to be the largest the track had seen in 20 years, and Flo Racing reporting that the event was the highest-viewed event …

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