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New for 2017!!!!!

for the 2017 season is our redesigned sprint car hubs.   The P series has been a great hub for us over the last 2 seasons.   But now we have made it even better!!!   The new P series hubs have redesigned features which include built in threaded steel inserts, added lateral strength features

t into a new 2024 forging.   Although the P series center’s overall look the same, these changes bring a huge strength gain across the board.  we were also able to save some wieght!    Available now!

Matt Sheppard Scores Ransomville Summer Nationals Win!

NY – August 8, 2017 – Matt Sheppard was the third and final leader after he took the point position from Billy Decker on lap 49 and led the remaining 52 laps to win his third straight Super DIRTcar Series race in the 33rd Summer Nationals at Ransomville Speedway on Tuesday night. The victory was

ry was also Sheppard’s first career win at Ransomville and prevented rival Stewart Friesen from winning the event for the third straight year at his childhood track

Golobic takes First Sprint Car Challenge tour win!

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The Fremont driver becomes the eighth different

es this season and came during the only visit this season to the state of Nevada. The victory came aboard the familiar Keith Day Trucking/ Elk Grove Ford No. 22 machine.

“It feels great to finally get a Sprint Car Challenge Tour win this season,” Golobic commented on the front stretch. “The track definitely came in better than we had thought early in the night. I want to thank all my guys for their support and hard work and all our partners. This win is dedicated to our buddy Jeff who does so much for us. He’s going through some stuff right now so I’m glad we could get a win for him.”

$5000 for Andrews!!!

Chris Andrews takes the Justin Blevins owned Sawyer Chassis No. 8 to the Terry Sprague Memorial preliminary triumph!

mph!

Schuett Takes Career-First POWRi National Victory!

MO – Kyle Schuett of Philo, Illinois led all 30 laps of the POWRi Lucas Oil National and West Midget League feature event to claim the Prelude to the Ironman at the Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55.

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keizer wheels sitting front row Silver Dollar Nationals qualifying.

Francis and Don Oneal put keizer wheels on the front lines of one of the biggest Late Model races of the year!!!!!!

Wheatland, Missouri (July 21, 2017) – A total of 51 entrants were on hand for Friday night’s qualifying program for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Lucas Oil MLRA co-sanctioned, 7th Annual Silver Dollar nationals at

way. Two rounds of passing point heat races highlighted the racing action; with ten different drivers taking the checkered flag.

In the first heat of round one, Chad Simpson took the lead at the start of the race. Simpson led the entire distance for the victory in the Brinkman Motorsports, Liebe Trucking, Black Diamond entry. The current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series points leader, Josh Richards – in only his second-ever appearance at I-80 Speedway – finished a close second. Earl Pearson Jr. was the big mover in this heat, as he came from ninth to finish in third.
In heat number two, the inaugural Silver Dollar Nationals winner, Don O’Neal took the lead at the start of the 12-lap race and went on unchallenged for the win in the Peak Antifreeze and Coolant, Club 29 entry for Clint Bowyer Dirt Motorsports. Shannon Babb came from the sixth starting spot to take second behind O’Neal. Brian Shirley roared from ninth to finish third.
The third heat of round one would go to veteran driver, Steve Francis, who started in third. Francis’ Rhino Ag, Josh Roberts Trucking, Capital Race Cars entry became the first driver from outside of the front row to win a heat race. Terry Phillips finished in second with 16-year-old, Hudson O’Neal coming home in third after starting in fifth.
Darrell Lanigan shot from his fifth starting spot to take the early lead in heat number four. Lanigan’s Clint Bowyer Dirt Motorsports, I-Racing.com, Club 29 Race Car pulled away from the field for a convincing win. Tony Jackson Jr. finished in second with seventh starting Jason Krohn gaining the third spot on the final lap.
The fifth and final heat race of round one saw Dennis Erb Jr. lead all 12 laps for the win. Erb’s Vomac Truck Sales, McBride Mack, Black Diamond Chassis won over Chase Junghans and ninth-place starter, Scott Bloomquist.
Brian Shirley claimed the victory in heat number one of round two in his Bob Cullen, Thomason Express, Rocket Chassis. Steve Francis came from eighth to conclude a solid night, with Jason Krohn finishing in third.
The second heat of round two belonged to Tim McCreadie as he stormed on for an impressive win in the Sweeteners Plus, Pro Power Racing Engines, Longhorn Chassis. Kyle Berck, the winner on Thursday Night at I-80 Speedway in the Malvern Bank Super Late Model Series, narrowly held off Timothy Culp for second. Culp in his first-ever appearance at I-80 Speedway came from seventh to finish in third.
Scott Bloomquist took the lead at the start of heat number three and ran away with the win in the Crop Production Services, Reece Monument Company, Sweet-Bloomquist Race Car. Bloomquist, the only 2-time winner of the Silver Dollar Nationals, won his heat over Earl Pearson Jr. and Billy Moyer.
Rodney Sanders, who is leading the Lucas Oil MLRA Rookie of the Year chase, led all the way to capture heat four in the Swan Energy, MB Customs entry. Don O’Neal charged from the tenth starting spot to finish in second. Tad Pospisil was third.
The fifth and final heat of the night went to Brandon Sheppard in the Seubert Calf Ranches, Valvoline, Rocket House Car after overcoming problems in round one. Kyle Bronson in his first-ever I-80 Speedway appearance was second with Corey Zeitner taking third.
Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series
Race Summary
Friday, July 21st, 2017
Silver Dollar Nationals
I-80 Speedway – Greenwood, NE

Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 – ROUND ONE Finish: Chad Simpson, Josh Richards, Earl Pearson, Jr., Mike Marlar, Chris Simpson, Randy Timms, Timothy Culp, Boom Briggs, Bob King, Allan Hopp, Kyle Berck

FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 – ROUND ONE Finish: Don O’Neal, Shannon Babb, Brian Shirley, Mason Zeigler, Justin Duty, Joey Moriarty, Brantlee Gotschall, Mike Stadel, JC Wyman, Brandon Sheppard

Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 – ROUND ONE Finish: Steve Francis, Terry Phillips, Hudson O’Neal, Billy Moyer, Clay Daly, Ben Schaller, Jimmy Mars, Tad Pospisil, Matt Buller, Al Humphrey

QA1 Heat Race #4 – ROUND ONE Finish: Darrell Lanigan, Tony Jackson, Jr., Jason Krohn, Jesse Stovall, Rodney Sanders, Kyle Bronson, Austin Siebert, Dave Eckrich, John Duty, Bill Leighton, Jr.

ASi Racewear Heat #5 – ROUND ONE Finish: Dennis Erb, Jr., Chase Junghans, Scott Bloomquist, Jimmy Owens, Gregg Satterlee, Tim McCreadie, Corey Zeitner, Jake O’Neil, Jeremy Grady, Brian Kosiski

Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 – ROUND TWO Finish: Brian Shirley, Steve Francis, Jason Krohn, Chase Junghans, Jimmy Mars, Mike Marlar, Joey Moriarty, Jeremy Grady, Randy Timms, Austin Siebert, Boom Briggs

FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 – ROUND TWO Finish: Tim McCreadie, Kyle Berck, Timothy Culp, Jake O’Neil, Clay Daly, Tony Jackson, Jr., Terry Phillips, JC Wyman, John Duty, Brantlee Gotschall

Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 – ROUND TWO Finish: Scott Bloomquist, Earl Pearson, Jr., Billy Moyer, Darrell Lanigan, Mason Zeigler, Al Humphrey, Dave Eckrich, Allan Hopp, Jimmy Owens, Justin Duty

QA1 Heat Race #4 – ROUND TWO Finish: Rodney Sanders, Don O’Neal, Tad Pospisil, Hudson O’Neal, Gregg Satterlee, Chris Simpson, Josh Richards, Brian Kosiski, Mike Stadel, Bill Leighton, Jr.

ASi Racewear Heat #5 – ROUND TWO Finish: Brandon Sheppard, Kyle Bronson, Corey Zeitner, Shannon Babb, Chad Simpson, Dennis Erb, Jr., Ben Schaller, Bob King, Matt Buller, Jesse Stovall

Penske Racing Shocks B-Main #1 Line Up (Top 3 Transfer):

DRIVER
INSIDE
OUTSIDE
DRIVER
Josh Richards
1R
c8
Timothy Culp
Gregg Satterlee
22
26jr
Corey Zeitner
Tad Pospisil
04
2T
Jake O’Neil
Ben Schaller
98
51M
Joey Moriarty
Jesse Stovall
75s
58
Dave Eckrich
Justin Duty
15x
43
Jeremy Grady
Bob King
45
4w
JC Wyman
Matt Buller
1b
52x
Brian Kosiski
Bill Leighton Jr.
24x
Fast Shafts B-Main #2 Line Up (Top 3 Transfer):
DRIVER
INSIDE
OUTSIDE
DRIVER
Terry Phillips
75p
157
Mike Marlar
Clay Daly
32b
32c
Chris Simpson
Brandon Sheppard
1s
28m
Jimmy Mars
Jimmy Owens
20
14b
Kyle Berck
Randy Timms
5t
6H
Al Humphrey
Brantlee Gotschall
4G
16A
Austin Siebert
Mike Stadel
81s
99b
Boom Briggs
Allan Hopp
80
5d
John Duty

Feature Line Up (80 Laps):

DRIVER
INSIDE
OUTSIDE
DRIVER
Steve Francis
15
5
Don O’Neal
Brian Shirley
3s
0
Scott Bloomquist
Earl Pearson Jr.
1
14
Darrell Lanigan
Chad Simpson
25
18J
Chase Junghans
Shannon Babb
18
7K
Jason Krohn
Rodney Sanders
20x
28e
Dennis Erb Jr.
Billy Moyer
21
71
Hudson O’Neal
Tim McCreadie
39
56
Tony Jackson Jr.
Kyle Bronson
40B
25z
Mason Zeigler
B-Main 1 – 1st Place
19th
20th
B-Main 2 – 1st Place
B-Main 1 – 2nd Place
21st
22nd
B-Main 2 – 2nd Place
B-Main 1 – 3rd Place
23rd
24th
B-Main 2 – 3rd Place
LOLMDS Provisional
25th
26th
LOLMDS Provisional
MLRA Provisional
27th
28th
MLRA Provisional
I-80 Provisional – 1
29th
30th
I-80 Provisional – 2
Belt Bash – 1st Place
31st
32nd
Belt Bash – 2nd Place
Belt Bash – 3rd Place
33rd
For all of the latest news and information fans are encouraged to visit the series website at www.MLRARacing.com.

Fans may also “like” the Lucas Oil MLRA Facebook page by clickingwww.Facebook.com/lucasoilmlra or follow us on Twitter atwww.Twitter.com/MLRA.

 

BALLOU BAGS PUTNAMVILLE FINALE;

by just 23 points entering Sunday night’s Indiana Sprint Week presented by Camping World feature at Lincoln Park Speedway, Kevin Thomas, Jr. and Robert Ballou each knew what was on the line. Win the race and the points will take care of themselves is the motto you’ll often hear, but as the race wore on,

on, the two ISW title contenders would find themselves on two separate paths: Ballou with a stranglehold up front and Thomas attempting to overcome a tumultuous beginning that, at one point, had him teetering on the edge of squandering the title.

Ballou maintained his presence at the front for all but the first lap to score his second USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship victory of the season

Zeb Wise Scores First Career Midget Victory with Clauson-Marshall Racing at Montpelier!

IN | July 18, 2017 – Parking the Driven 2 Save Lives No. 39BC in victory lane on Saturday night at Montpelier Motor Speedway, Clauson-Marshall Racing’s Development Driver, Zeb Wise, earned his first career midget victory in only his 14th event. The Angola, Indiana 14-year old, who picked up an incredible $5,000 micro sprint win

t win nearly a month ago at US-24 Speedway, continues to impress and shine as he rises through the ranks with the Clauson-Marshall team. On Saturday night, Wise turned everything full circle, as he charged from seventh-to-first and claimed his first career midget triumph over a solid 27-car field at Montpelier.

DARRELL LANIGAN SCORES $10,000 DLM DREAM PRELIM WIN!

align=”left”>DARRELL LANIGAN SCORES $10,000 DLM DREAM PRELIM WIN!
(June 11, 2017)
 Clint Bowyer Racing (CBR) traveled to the Buckeye State of Ohio from June 8-10 for the 23rd edition of the ‘Dirt Late Model Dream.’ A stellar field of 79 Super Late Model competitors signed in at the hallowed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg,

n the whopping $100,000 winner’s share. Things kicked off at the “Big E” on Thursday and Friday with a pair of preliminary programs, which paid $5,000 and $10,000 to win respectively in Twin 25 lap sprints.

Darrell Lanigan won his heat race on Thursday evening prior to advancing up to second in the 25-lap feature to trail only victor Brandon Overton at the checkers. On Friday night, Darrell finished second in heat race action and later led laps 4-25 of the headliner to score the $10,000 payday over Chris Madden, Scott Bloomquist, Zack Dohm, and Shane Clanton! The Union, Kentucky standout then placed second in Saturday’s heat race, but overheating woes during the course of the 100-lapper dropped Darrell to twenty-second in the final finishing order of the ‘Dirt Late Model Dream.’ Comprehensive coverage from the crown jewel extravaganza over the weekend at Eldora can be viewed by pointing your web browser to www.eldoraspeedway.com.(Heath Lawson Photography)

Sam Hafertepe, Jr. Grabs Win No. 10 With Rushmore Rumble Triumph

CITY, S.D. (July 14, 2017) Sam Hafertepe, Jr. is the first to double digit wins with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network in 2017 with his 10th National Tour victory of the year coming at the half-mile Black Hills Speedway to open up the 2nd annual Rushmore Rumble.

“I

you, we didn’t really prepare for what the track went to. I missed it a little bit, and the rubber actually saved us. If there would have been a bigger cushion like there was in the Heats, we were more prepared for that but even then, there’s no excuses. We got the win. Just had to get that wing back a little bit to straighten her out,” said Hafertepe who picked up his 25th career Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour victory, and first at Black Hills Speedway.

Taking off from the pole of Friday’s feature event, the Heidbreder Foundation No. 15h was not alone as Blake Hahn stalked the National Tour point’s leader. Finding traffic within the first five laps, Hafertepe was able to build a comfortable advantage, but it would quickly vanish as traffic worked wheel to wheel. Allowing Hahn to build momentum, the Griffith Truck and Equipment No. 52 shot to the lead twice though the first and second turns, but would not be able to hold point over Hafertepe.

keizer Wheels stay Perfect With Super Dirtcar series at eldora.

Kid’s Alright: Billy Whittaker Wins All-Star Showdown at Eldora

ROSSBURG, OH – July 19, 2017 – Billy Whittaker started on the pole and drove the cushion to perfection on his way to victory in the Super DIRTcar Series All-Star Showdown at Eldora Speedway on Wednesday night. While it was a non-points race, it was Whittaker’s first

Feature win of any kind with the Series. The Central Square, NY drive was ecstatic in Victory Lane following the race.

“Tony Stewart’s done a heckuva job with this place,” Whittaker said. “I’ve never been here, so for me to roll off with this car and this team, you know I do this part-time, so this is as cool as it gets. Look at this place. All the way around, there’s fans everywhere.”

Billy Decker dominates Super DIRTcar at Eldora

of the highlights of the of the Super DIRTcar Series tour is its stop at Tony Stewart’s Eldora (Ohio) Speedway. Tuesday night, Billy Decker put on a dominating driving performance on the half-mile, high-banked oval, as he led the 75-lap, caution-filled main event from start to finish.

The impressive victory also vaulted the Unadilla driver into the first position

Series point standings. The victor shared the front row of the 30-car, big-block modified starting field with Pat Ward and the Genoa pilot ran strong all night to take the second position. Matt Sheppard made it up to third after starting fifth and Brett Hearn repaired some early mechanical problems to wind up fourth.

Colby Thornhill backs it up!!!

Restricted division as Colby Thornhill repeated his 2016 Clay Cup Championship by taking home the 2017 edition, the first driver to repeat in the division’s five year history at Clay Cup. Thornhill was absolutely dominant, leading every lap of the main with little challenge. Colin Mackey scored a solid second place run, holding off a

a hard charging Caeden Steele over the final ten laps to grab the runner up spot and relegating Steele to third. 

Dude, You got some Clay in that Cup!!!

Ryan, Thornhill and Whitney are 2017 Clay Cup Champions

7/15/17

Everson, WA – A large and rowdy crowd was on hand to witness the 33rd Annual Clay Cup Nationals at Deming Speedway on Saturday night. As the dust settled, it was Fresno, CA driver Jake Hagopian claiming the top prize as Clay Cup Champion of the 600

n the biggest win of his storied career. Liam Ryan won his seventh Clay Cup title in the 1200 class, with Colby Thornhill repeating in the 600 Restricted division and Jaden Whitney winning his first Deming Speedway main in the Junior Sprints.

The Speedmart Hoosier 600 Open division was the night’s Main Event with 40 lap and $7,500 on the line for the winner. Jake Hagopian was the man all race long, leading all 40 laps to score the victory, Hagopian led the initial start that was called back, as pole position car Liam Ryan encountered trouble on the front straightaway. Start number two also didn’t fly, as three cars came together resulting in another caution. The third start was good, seeing Hagopian cruise out to the early advantage. Jared Peterson passed Chance Crum to take over second and gave chase to Hagopian as the three started reeling in the back of the field. Kaden Holm came to a stop on lap eight, bunching up the front three again for a restart. Jake was once again on point, streaking away from Peterson as they came back to green, with Peterson changing lines frequently to try and find a combination to both catch and pass Jake. The race went uninterrupted the rest of the way, and as Hagopian entered slower traffic late race, Peterson and Crum closed right up to Jake’s rear bumper but could advance no further as Hagopian took the victory and top prize. Peterson was second for the second straight year followed by Crum. Chase Schmidt raced forward 10 spots to pick up hard charger honors.

The Shots 2 Go Espresso 1200 Main Event went to Liam Ryan, who went wire to wire for the victory. Ryan was pressured all race long, at first by Jake Helsel before Jake lost a chain on lap 12 that ended his evening. Chance Crum was the next contender to try his hand, chasing Liam amongst heavy traffic as the pair bobbed and weaved amongst the lapped cars. Derek Holmwood lost his engine on lap 36, giving Ryan clean air and Crum a chance to start right behind him. On the restart, Crum also lost an engine, setting up another restart with Steven Hendrickson and Jared Gundersen right in behind him. Ryan was perfect on the final restart, driving away from the pair to score his fifth 1200 Clay Cup win and seventh overall. Gundersen passed Hendrickson over the final few laps to take second and moving Hendrickson to third. Nate Vaughn was the hard charger, moving forward 11 spots.

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600 Restricted division as Colby Thornhill repeated his 2016 Clay Cup Championship by taking home the 2017 edition, the first driver to repeat in the division’s five year history at Clay Cup. Thornhill was absolutely dominant, leading every lap of the main with little challenge. Colin Mackey scored a solid second place run, holding off a hard charging Caeden Steele over the final ten laps to grab the runner up spot and relegating Steele to third. Blaine Granberg earned hard charger after winning the B Main, starting 17th in the A and finishing 5th.

Jaden Whitney made his first Deming Speedway count in a big way, winning the Clay Cup Nationals in the Kasey Kahne Junior Sprints. The initial start was led by Mitchell Helsel, but the start was negated by a caution. On the second try, Levi Hillier got the jump on Helsel and took the lead. Cautions on lap seven and nine slowed Hillier’s march toward a race win, but it was mechanical failure that brought Levi to a halt on lap 13, handing the lead to Helsel who had been in hot pursuit. Helsel would only lead two laps, as he and Jesson Jacobson tangled in a battle for the lead on lap 15 causing a caution. This handed the lead to Jaden Whitney, who had Jade Avedisian all over him trying to take the top spot. Avedisian had made a move to pass Whitney and take the lead on lap 23 but a yellow flag negated the pass and gave the lead back to Jaden. The young man would capitalize on his good fortune, driving away from Avedisian on the restart to take the win. Avedisian captured hard charger in her second place run, coming from second to take the runner up spot. Isabel Barnes rounded out the podium with a third place effort.

Frank G! like as in big G’s!!!!

Galusha has had a season that most dream about in 2017!   In just the last few weeks Frank has nailed down some historic wins and took us along for the ride.   Just a few to note this season are the $10,000 Highbanks Hustle,  $7,000 Sweet Springs Hick race, & a California Speedweek win

that netted him a coveted Bear!   The summer is not over!!!  Keep her rolling Frank!

A little Sunshine to start the week!

Indiana………Tyler Courtney entered Indiana Midget Week with a pocket full of sunshine.  After two victories in the first four rounds of the six-race series, the driver known as “Sunshine” left Bloomington Speedway Friday night with a pocket full of cash.

 

Springfield, Illinois……Throughout the 2017 USAC Midget National Championship season, Tyler Courtney has proven himself as the streak-stopper.

After

ng each of the previous three races at Kokomo, Ind., Macon, Ill. and Lincoln, Ill. for a total of 32 laps, Courtney had put together a string of three-straight third-place finishes.  Though some would accept that as a solid night, the driver known as “Sunshine” felt that was a letdown and immediately sought to end that run of events with a performance he wouldn’t regret.

Lucas Wolf is on the hunt!

of the hottest drivers in PA right now is Lucas Wolf.    Racking up back to backs, speedweek championships, and some nice paydays over the last month has been fun to watch.  We hope this team keeps it rolling!

Covington Breaks Through For First Win of 2017 at Grays Harbor

would start off Friday night with a heat win after rolling out 4th. The win would gain Covington the outside front row starting spot for the feature. After two failed start attempts, Covington would take advantage of the third one to get the jump and pace the field through the first part of the race.

ending off several mid-race charges from Aaron Reutzel and Sam Hafertepe Jr, Covington would hold strong and close it out for his first win of 2017, leading all 25 laps.

Tim McCreadie Steals the Spotlight at the Big Show for $10,000 Payday

NY – June 27, 2017 – Larry Wight took the lead from Stewart Friesen on a lap 74 restart, but Tim McCreadie pounded the cushion to go from fourth to the lead on lap 77. McCreadie then led the final 23 laps of Brett Hearn’s Big Show 9 to claim the $10,000 winner’s share at

Albany-Saratoga on Tuesday night. It was McCreadie’s first win since he won at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in November 2011.

Nothing like your first WOO Victory!

IN, – May 15, 2017 – All the stars aligned at Tri-State Speedway for Parker Price-Miller. Inheriting the lead on Lap 18 after Sheldon Haundenschild ran into a slower car in lap traffic, causing him to do a complete 360, Price-Miller had to endure challenges from last year’s Tri-State Speedway winner, David Gravel. Meticulously working

gh lap traffic, Price-Miller picked the best lanes and would go on to win his first career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series race.

The Mad Man is back baby!!!!

Ballou had the chance to give his first victory lane interview in nearly a year after winning Saturday’s USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car feature at Eldora Speedway – his first victory since enduring serious injuries in a September 2016 racing crash.

Sheldon Haudenschild continues to climb the ranks in impressive runs!

rain washed out the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series races in Arkansas and Missouri, Sheldon Haudenschild headed home to Ohio on Saturday and beat the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions (ASCoC) regulars in a 30-lap feature at Wayne County Speedway in Orrville.

The current rookie of the year leader in the World of

ws started the A-Main sixth. Haudenschild tracked down the leader by lap 12 and took the lead in turn two. Making that pass for the top spot even more special was the fact that the driver he slid past was his father, Jac.

A former regular in the series, this was the younger Haudenschild’s 16th win of his ASCoC career and the fifth at Wayne County.

DARRELL LANIGAN GETS FIRST WIN OF ’17 IN BUSY WEEKEND!

Speedway in Hartford, Ohio, Darrell took a provisional to gain access into the $10,000 to win feature and was an early retiree in the rugged 50-lap race, which relegated him to a twentieth place showing. Following a rain-out at the legendary Hagerstown Speedway in Hagerstown, Maryland on Saturday, the quadruple header with the Lucas Oil

Late Model Dirt Series wrapped up on Sunday, April 23 at Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal, Pennsylvania. Darrell finished third in his heat race before running tenth in the $10,000 to win headliner

Brady Bacon takes Kokomo Grand Prix!

Bacon entered Saturday night’s USAC Midget National Championship feature as the only driver in the field to have previously won a race in the series at Indiana’s Kokomo Speedway.

After 30 laps were complete, the story remained the same as Bacon outdueled Spencer Bayston in the waning laps to take his fourth career series win and

nd at Kokomo, the site of his very first USAC National win in 2006.

O’Neal Charges Ahead for Duck River Victory

The former Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion, Don O’Neal outdueled defending National Champion, Scott Bloomquist on Sunday night at Duck River Raceway. O’Neal took the lead from Bloomquist for the final time on lap 38 to claim his first LOLMDS win of the season.

Logan Schuchart Eldora WOO victory!!!

Racing’s Logan Schuchart started the 35-lap Kings Outlaw Showdown from the 19th position at Keller Auto Speedway — the KSE Hard Charger award winner picked his way to the front of the 26-car field. Late in the race, Schuchart found the bottom groove of the 3/8th-mile oval to work his way past eventual runner-up, Ian

Madsen on the final lap to score his first victory of the 2017 season.

180MPH! Record setting pass!!!!!! FSWD!!!!!

fswd to hit 180mph. 8.24. Congrats to Rolando and the guys at Dp race parts

Cunningham untouchable while defending his GNCC title!

style=”padding-left: 30px;”>Kevin Cunningham has put himself  on the center podium of the GNCC 4×4 offroad series 5 out of 6 races!  He is having a incredible season.    Good luck kevin!  Keep slammin!!!!

Danny Dietrich earns Lincoln Speedway Icebreaker victory!!!

dir=”ltr”>GETTYSBURG, PA (February 26, 2017) – “Double-D” Danny Dietrich not only outlasted the competition during Lincoln Speedway’s season opener, but he also outlasted Mother Nature; capturing the $4,000-to-win, Icebreaker 30 main event on Saturday, February 25, despite a major weather interruption.

The win, the 32nd of Dietrich’s career at the “Fabulous” Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown,

took shape nearly five hours after his qualifying heat race. The 2:00pm program, halted at 2:20pm, was delayed due to severe-level wind, rain and hail that all started at the beginning of heat race three. Eventually, the severe weather would pass and the show would continue.

“I want to thank Lincoln Speedway for holding out and getting that program in, but I want to especially thank the fans for staying strong and sticking things out,” Danny Dietrich explained. “The fans are the most important part of our sport. We have an amazing fanbase out here in Central Pennsylvania. After what we went through on Saturday, I’m pretty sure they would sit and wait through anything.”

Don O’neal and his Clint Bowyer owned team takes WOO victory!

O’Neal, of Martinsville, Indiana, reached World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series victory lane for the first time in his career tonight in the ‘DIRTcar Nationals’ finale at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Florida! Don timed in fifteenth quickest in Group A during the qualifying session, but later vaulted up to fourth in his heat

al transfer spot into the 40-lap main event. The popular driver known as “The Real Deal” then blasted from his thirteenth starting spot to grab the lead following a lap fourteen restart. Don then held the point throughout the remainder of the distance to lay claim to the $10,000 windfall over Tim McCreadie, Billy Moyer, Jr., Kyle Bronson, and Chris Madden! (Heath Lawson Photography)

Travis Berryhill Comes Up Aces In Hard Rock Casino Qualifying Night

Okla. (January 11, 2017) Adding to the list of first time winners at the Tulsa Expo Raceway, California’s Travis Berryhill solidified his spot in Saturday’s championship feature event with a win in Wednesday’s Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tulsa Qualifying Night at the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire.

The 42nd

ferent preliminary night winner in Chili Bowl history, Berryhill was chased to the line by fellow Californians, Jake Swanson and Colby Copeland with all three punching their ticket into Saturday’s A-Main for the first time.

“Man it takes a lot of pressure off,” chuckled the driver of the Manic Racing No. 31 when asked about being locked in.

“I’ve been in a B-Main here but I’ve never been in a Saturday night A-Main, so I’m pretty proud of that. I’ve been to in the ‘B’ and been close, and down to the Q main event, or whatever they are down to these days, and everywhere in between. So when you are down there in those things it’s a struggle and it’s stressful because you never know what you are going to get; especially the further you get down. I’ve been all the way through them. Last year we had a pretty poor qualifying night. We were fast but we just couldn’t put it all together. Then Saturday night we really bared down and threw some stuff at it that worked and we went through three or four main events last year. I carried a little bit of that confidence over to this year as well.”

Taking off from fifth, Berryhill wasted no time advancing to the point in the Ray Seach wrenched No. 31. Battling with Missouri’s Andrew Felker on the third round, the Fontana powered No. 31 rolled to the top spot on Lap 4 with a move off the second turn with Oklahoma’s Kevin Bayer in tow.

Caution on Lap 6, the chase for the lead was berm to wall on the Tulsa Expo Raceway with Berryhill glued to the hub, while Bayer railed the cushion. Evenly matched at every end of the Raceway, the margin for the lead was by inches at times as Bayer built momentum for a pass on Lap 10.

Staying true of the bottom of the track, Berryhill took advantage of a bobble by the driver of the Boss Chassis No. 91k to retake the lead on Lap 13. Able to gain some breathing room over Bayer, the back of the field was quickly approaching. Finding the tail of the pack on Lap 15, the question of where to run became real a lap later. On the back bumper of lapped traffic, the caution flew to bring the field to a single file restart.

Attempting the restart, fourth running Andrew Felker lost power to force another caution, advancing Jake Swanson into fourth. Once the race resumed, Berryhill was able to slip away to a 1.824 second advantage at the line, while the race for second was on between Jake Swanson and Colby Copeland.

Advancing out of a B-Main to start 18th, Swanson would win out the battle for the runner-up spot. On having to race through the ‘B’ to get to the A-Feature, Swanson had to fight a sour engine under the bonnet of the No. 68W.

Putting him behind the eight ball, Jake commented on the situation by saying, “It was a little hectic to say the least. There’s no quit in our deal. Straight out the get go that thing was really good. They had that thing on a rail. We won the heat race, and I knew we had to win that to make it count. From there we went to the qualifier and figure we could get a good jump, but as soon as the thing fired off it wasn’t running right. I tried resetting the box and I tried leaning it down, whatever I could do. It just wasn’t happen then with one to go, the thing was running on all four again. It took off and I though we just got a Chili Bowl miracle, but as soon as the yellow came out that wasn’t the case and it dropped back to two (cylinders). After that, it just shut off.”

Barely holding onto third, Copeland edged out Washington’s Gary Taylor by only 0.068 seconds. With a sense of relief, Copeland talked about being locked into Saturday night.

“It feels pretty good to be in the Saturday feature. It’s good to hang out now and get the car ready to see what we can do on Friday with the pole shuffle, then get ready for 55 laps on Saturday. We’re actually staying at the Hard Rock Casino so it worked out good that we were qualifying tonight, so we can celebrate and get focused and be ready to go for Friday and Saturday.”

While just missing the transfer, Gary Taylor ran to the fourth spot from seventh with Tyler Thomas coming from ninth to complete the top-five.

Ryan Robinson crossed sixth with Sammy Swindell hard charging from 24th to seventh after advancing from the C-Features. In pursuit of Chili Bowl Rookie of the Year, Donnie Schatz moved from 15th to eighth. Casey Shuman from 16th earned the ninth spot with Brent Beauchamp crossing tenth.

Presented by Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tulsa; Wednesday’s qualifying slate saw 88 drivers making the call to bring the event total to 178. The Fastenal Flip Count has reached 18 over the first two nights of the Chili Bowl with all drivers able to walk away. The 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire continues on Thursday, January 12, 2017 and is presented by John Christner Trucking.

Justin Grant Unstoppable On 2017 Chili Bowl Vacuworx Qualifying Night

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TULSA, Okla. (January 13, 2017) The final day of qualifying for the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire was one filled with emotion as California’s Justin Grant found Victory Lane for the first time in Preliminary Night competition; and did it in a Clauson-Marshall mount one year after Bryan Clauson

heckered flag atop the clay of the Tulsa Expo Raceway.

“No, I can’t even try,” said Grant of putting the win into words. “But I’m not going to say I’m carrying on (Bryan Clauson’s) legacy at all. That would be not even a chance. He was incredible. He was such a big deal. I guess we didn’t really appreciate how big of a deal he was until we lost him. It’s incredible to see how many people are behind him and behind that. It is a lot pressure.”

Making three first time winners in four nights of racing, Grant was the class of the field with all 25 laps of the Vacuworx Night feature credited to his torrid pace.

Caution following the first lap that saw Ace McCarthy spinning and collecting Holly Shelton, Grant was stalked by fellow Californian, Ronnie Gardner. Keeping pace with the No. 39BC, the pair broke away from the running order.

With the cushion coming in just after the race’s mid-point, some of the fastest lap times being turned were by Daryn Pittman. Coming from eighth, the No. 21 wheeled hard on the high line. Having lost pace with the leader in traffic, Gardner worked the low line while Pittman stuck true to the wall to take over the runner-up spot on Lap 18.

Remaining under green flag conditions, Pittman was able to close the gap, but it wouldn’t be enough to run down Justin Grant. With a silver lined Friday night, Pittman will make the call in his seventh Chili Bowl A-Feature since 1999.

The only other Oklahoman locked into the Feature so far, Pittman commented on what it would mean to match the feat of Andy Hillenburg, “I was here and I watched it. It was one of the best Chili Bowls I’ve ever seen so it’d mean a lot. Andy (Hillenburg) was a big hero of mine I got to watch growing up and it was a blast as a young kid watching him win this race so I’d love to be the one to do it.”

Ronnie Gardner would hold on to third to earn his first A-Feature start on Saturday night. The second Six-Eight Motorsports entry to lock into the big dance, Gardner, commented about the team’s success in the 2017 edition Chili Bowl.

“It’s cool man. I think the budget of our team is like a fifth of a lot of the guys out here so that’s pretty cool just for this midget man. I don’t think I will be able to wipe the smile off the face all the home.”

Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. came up to fourth from seventh with California’s Michael Faccinto completing the top-five after starting ninth. Damion Gardner from 12th was sixth with D.J. Netto seventh. The two California drivers were followed by Indiana royalty as 15th starting Dave Darland grabbed eighth. Fighting through the field, Tim McCreadie show from 18th to ninth with Oklahoma’s Wayne Johnson finishing tenth.

Followed by the #BCForever Pole Shuffle powered by Pizza Express to set to the Top 12 in Saturday’s A-Main, Justin Grant pulled off his second victory of the night by defeating Oklahoma’s Christopher Bell. The 11 rounds began with Zach Daum winning over Colby Copeland. Leary trumped Daum in the next round to face Ronnie Gardner who went on to race Daryn Pittman. Winning the three lap dash, Pittman retired with mechanical issues, leaving Danny Stratton to face Jake Swanson. Downing Stratton, Swanson was defeated in the next round by Tyler Cortney who but away Travis Berryhill before spinning while racing Justin Grant for the runner-up spot.

Through four nights of races, a record setting 365 drivers have checked in for the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. The record far exceeds the one set in 2016 with 335.

At the close of Friday’s Vacuworx Qualifying Night, the Fastenal Flip Count has reached 33.

Tyler Courtney Shines In 2017 Chili Bowl Opener

Okla. (January 10, 2017) Indiana’s Tyler Courtney spent his morning unveiling the new #Driven2SaveLives program in honor of Bryan Clauson, and spent his evening driving like him as the pilot of the Clauson-Marshall Racing No. 7BC raced to his first preliminary A-Feature win in Chili Bowl competition, and in doing so, locks into his first

Chili Bowl Championship feature event.

While the win was a very emotional one for the entire Clauson-Marshall racing team, Tyler explained the win simply when asked to put it into words, “Two words. Parked It.”

“Honestly, I think I’m still in shock. I don’t think it’s really hit me yet. This is really cool with a new team, on the so called dream team that Bryan wanted to put together,” said Courtney. “Bryan [Clauson] was the guy that gave me the opportunity seven years ago. He’s a big part of my career and plus, I got to win my first USAC National sprint Car race over him this summer during Sprint Week. That’s something that I’ll always have with me.”

Chili Bowl Preliminary Night Winner No. 41, Courtney, who earned the pole in Tuesday’s Warren CAT Qualifying Night A-Feature, battled the opening laps with Oklahoma’s Matt Sherrell before having to also contend with the Keith Kunz Motorsports No. 71K of Kyle Larson.

Locked in a tight three way battle for the first six rotations around the Tulsa Expo Raceway, Courtney began putting distance of now second running, Larson. Keeping the No. 71K at length as the back of the field came into view, that distance was starting to dwindle as Larson worked the cushion at both ends of the Raceway.

Bumper-to-bumper with 13 to go thanks to a caution for Tony Bruce, Jr., Larson set up for the slide job. Denied the point, the Parker Stores entry quickly regained momentum. Low in one and two, high in three and four with 12 to go, the lead was Larson’s but the caution would again blink on before the lap could be completed.

Slowed again with 10 laps to run, the restart took two attempts as drivers leveled the cone, sending two drivers to the tail.

Returning with a barrage of Slide Jobs, Larson and Courtney used up every inch of the track. Working to the final eight laps, it was Larson off the fourth turn. Running hard to the cushion, the door was open for Courtney to retake the point off the second turn. Following the No. 7BC in on the turn three cushion, Larson skipped four tires into the fluff. Trying to correct the mistake, Larson mashed the throttle, only to jettison the No. 71K skyward. A hard landing and a hit to follow as Matt Westfall had nowhere to run. Despite the crash, both drivers returned to competition.

From there, Tyler Courtney would run away to a 2.775 second advantage over New York’s Larry Wight, who advanced from seventh to the silver podium step.

“It’s pretty amazing for us to be able to come down here,” explained the native New Yorker. “Shawn Michael, Mike Heffner, just the whole crew did an awesome job. We brought a brand new Chili Bowl car and it definitely paid off for us.”

Charging hard the final eight laps, Illinois’ Zach Daum advanced from 10th to the final transfer to secure his sixth Chili Bowl A-Feature.

Asked about the pressure of the Chili Bowl, Daum replied, “I put more pressure on myself than anybody. I try to stay relaxed as much as I can. We spend a lot of money to come to this one race every year and you want to run good. That’s the main goal here. To make the show for one, and put yourself in position to go after a Driller. This is our Daytona. It’s our Indianapolis; this is the Mecca of a Midget races so there’s always a little bit of pressure, but you kind of try to rise to the pressure.”

A preliminary night winner one year ago, Pennsylvania’s Alex Bright came up just shy of the transfer with a run from 12th to fourth. Jonathan Beason rounded out the top-five after starting ninth.

Chase Briscoe crossed sixth with England’s Tom Harris advancing from 22nd to second in the Beast No. 4h. Steven Shebester, Matt Sherrell, and Joey Saldana from 17th made up the top-ten.

For the ninth running of the Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions, Kyle Larson led non-stop to pick up the night’s $6,363.63 check. Normally a $2,500 to win event, Kim and Greg Stewart along with Doug and Mary Harris brought the amount up to honor the late Bryan Clauson. Already a VIROC winner, this win was especially emotional for Larson as he and Clauson were close friends. Following the interview, it was announced by Kim Stewart that the race is going to pay $6,363.63 to win from now on.

Tuesday’s opening of the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals saw 90 drivers drawing in for competition. Of those 90, six made the Fastenal Flip Count. All drivers were able to walk away.

The 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire continues on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 and is presented by Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tulsa

Joe B Miller puts stamp on Historic weekend for Keizer wheels!

there was ever a way to start the year, the finale of the 32nd  Tulsa Shootout just set the bar as Missouri’s Joe B. Miller laid waste to the field of the 55 lap Outlaw feature event with a run from the final starting spot to win the coveted Golden Driller in the night’s championship

law event.   The shootout has always been kind to keizer wheels as the winner circle feels like home.  This year was no different.  Thank you to Joe B in Open, Frank Flud in Nonwing, Grady Mercer in Restricted, Thomas Meseraull in the 12oo Mini sprints, & Caeden Steele in the jrs.   What a trully unbelievable year!

Tyler Courtney takes Junior Knepper 55 win at DuQuoin!

a way to start our 2017 campaign with Clauson-Marshall Racing

FEATURE: (55 laps) 1. Tyler Courtney, 2. Shane Golobic, 3. Chris Andrews, 4. Justin Allgaier, 5. Chad Wheeler, 6. Tony Bruce Jr., 7. Matt Westfall, 8. Thomas Meseraull, 9. Joey Saldana, 10. Cory Kruseman, 11. Terry Babb,

im Siner, 13. Justin Peck, 14. Nick Drake, 15. Riley Kreisel, 16. Bricen James, 17. Chase Briscoe, 18. Mark Chisholm, 19. Wesley Smith, 20. Daniel Adler. NT

Sam Hafertepe Jr. – 2016 ASCS National Champion!

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