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Jason Johnson Holds Off Schatz To Win Knoxville Nationals
Sunday, 14 Aug, 2016 – 7:41 | No Comment
Jason Johnson Holds Off Schatz To Win Knoxville Nationals

Jason Johnson won Saturday night’s 56th running of the Knoxville Nationals sprint car race in Knoxville, Iowa.

In getting the victory, Johnson deprived Donny Schatz of his 10th championship at America’s premier event for sprint cars.

“I gave it my all,” Johnson, a native of Louisiana, said. “I wanted to win just as bad as Donny wanted […]

Dirt Wreck Kills Bryan Clauson
Monday, 8 Aug, 2016 – 7:45 | Comments Off on Dirt Wreck Kills Bryan Clauson
Dirt Wreck Kills Bryan Clauson

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Bryan Clauson, 27, died Sunday evening from injuries sustained in a crash the night before at the Belleville Nationals midget race on the half-mile Kansas dirt oval.
Clauson, who has raced in everything from dirt cars to Indy cars in the Indianapolis 500, was airlifted to Bryan Medical Center in Lincoln, Neb., but did not survive.
“This […]

Teen Green Following Dad’s Championship Tracks
Monday, 20 Jun, 2016 – 13:44 | Comments Off on Teen Green Following Dad’s Championship Tracks
Teen Green Following Dad’s Championship Tracks

CONCORD, N.C. – Slightly more than two years after moving from Bandolero to Legend cars Austin Green, the son of NASCAR champion David Green, finds himself in contention for a national title.
Heading into Charlotte Motor Speedway’s Summer Shootout Series, the 15-year-old Austin led the Legends Pro Asphalt Division national standings.  He no longer drove a […]

Locals Put On Show At Texas Dirt Track
Sunday, 15 May, 2016 – 8:32 | Comments Off on Locals Put On Show At Texas Dirt Track
Locals Put On Show At Texas Dirt Track

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FORT WORTH, Texas – A photo finish involving a pair of Texans in the Limited Modified feature capped off the Texas World Dirt Track Championship tripleheader weekend Saturday evening at the Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track.
Pole-sitter Kevin Rowland, of Rockwall, edged defending Texas World Dirt Track Championship Limited Modified champion Nick Clinkenbeard of Weatherford and […]

Hafertepe Wins ASCS Texas Opener
Saturday, 14 May, 2016 – 16:54 | Comments Off on Hafertepe Wins ASCS Texas Opener
Hafertepe Wins ASCS Texas Opener

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FORT WORTH, Texas _ Sam Hafertepe Jr. led wire-to-wire to win Friday’s opening night ASCS Sprint Car championship program at the Texas World Dirt Track Championship at Texas Motor Speedway.
Hafertepe’s victory placed him in elite company in the history of the TMS Dirt Track. The win was the second of his career at TMS, where he […]

Abreu Finishes Big Weekend With Victory In Chili Bowl Nationals
Sunday, 17 Jan, 2016 – 9:08 | Comments Off on Abreu Finishes Big Weekend With Victory In Chili Bowl Nationals
Abreu Finishes Big Weekend With Victory In Chili Bowl Nationals

Rico Abreu made a late pass for the lead and then went on to win the 2016 Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa, Okla. on Saturday night.
The victory in the prestigious Midget Car event was the second straight for Abreu. The 23-year-old Californian is a former USAC Midget car champion.
It also capped a weekend of good news […]

Clauson Takes Friday Qualifier; Field Set For Chili Bowl Finale
Saturday, 16 Jan, 2016 – 7:59 | Comments Off on Clauson Takes Friday Qualifier; Field Set For Chili Bowl Finale
Clauson Takes Friday Qualifier; Field Set For Chili Bowl Finale

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Bryan Clauson led Friday’s Vacuworx Global Qualifying Night preliminary feature non-stop to set the stage for Saturday’s finale of the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire.
“My Golden Driller is lonely, I need to get him a friend,” Clauson joked after his fourth career prelim feature win around Tulsa Expo Raceway’s […]

Local Driver Bell Wins Chili Bowl Thursday Qualifier
Friday, 15 Jan, 2016 – 8:19 | Comments Off on Local Driver Bell Wins Chili Bowl Thursday Qualifier
Local Driver Bell Wins Chili Bowl Thursday Qualifier

Oklahoman Christopher Bell went wire-to-wire to post his second career preliminary victory during Thursday’s John Christner Trucking Qualifying night at the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire.
“If you give me one race a year (to win), it’s this race,” Bell, of Norman, Okla., said after his victory in the 25-lapper on Tulsa Expo […]

Abreu Tops Qualifying Night At Chili Bowl
Thursday, 14 Jan, 2016 – 7:52 | Comments Off on Abreu Tops Qualifying Night At Chili Bowl
Abreu Tops Qualifying Night At Chili Bowl

Californian Rico Abreu came up Aces during Wednesday’s River Spirit Qualifying Night, winning the 25-lap A-Feature for the second time in as many years during the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire in Tulsa, Okla.
“I believe last year that’s kind of how it went, too,” Abreu said after his victory […]

Bright Shines On Opening Night Of Chili Bowl
Wednesday, 13 Jan, 2016 – 8:05 | Comments Off on Bright Shines On Opening Night Of Chili Bowl
Bright Shines On Opening Night Of Chili Bowl

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With only a few feet to spare at the finish line, Pennsylvania’s Alex Bright held off Indiana’s Joey Saldana to kick off the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, topping Tuesday’s Warren Cat Qualifying Night for his first Chili Bowl preliminary score.
“Absolutely amazing,” Bright said after his win on the quarter-mile Tulsa […]