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Georgia Is On The Rise Again In NASCAR
Sunday, 3 Jul, 2011 – 19:02 | One Comment
Georgia Is On The Rise Again In NASCAR

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Now that the majority of the NASCAR teams are headquartered around Concord, N.C., and the new, official NASCAR Hall of Fame is in Charlotte, there’s a perception that NASCAR has its roots in the Carolinas.
But there are plenty of Georgians who beg to differ.
As writer and historian Brandon Reed pointed [...]

Sides Gets Out Of Dodge A Winner
Sunday, 3 Jul, 2011 – 9:32 | Comments Off

Jason Sides knew he wasn’t going to get very many shots to pass a strong race leader in 2010 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Champion Jason Meyers. The Clovis, Calif. native had been stout all weekend in Dodge City, Kan. and started the second night of the-two day show on the pole and led [...]

Dollansky Wins In Dodge City
Saturday, 2 Jul, 2011 – 3:47 | Comments Off

Craig Dollansky on Friday charged through the field and used a late race restart to grab his fifth World of Outlaws win of the season and first victory at Dodge City Raceway Park in Southwestern Kansas.
“Tonight certainly was a work in progress as we had to keep adjusting throughout the heats and the dash,” said [...]

Legends Like Archer Part Of Racing’s Dusty Past
Tuesday, 28 Jun, 2011 – 10:29 | 4 Comments
Legends Like Archer Part Of Racing’s Dusty Past

The ongoing debate over who should be enshrined in the NASCAR Hall of Fame is healthy because it causes people to think about who their heroes – racing and otherwise – really are.
For many, their racing heroes aren’t the Pettys and Pearsons of NASCAR. They’re the short track racers they watched every Saturday night at [...]

Efforts To Save Nashville Track Are Amped Up
Monday, 27 Jun, 2011 – 10:56 | 3 Comments
Efforts To Save Nashville Track Are Amped Up

Nashville – Two high-profile backers with links to the music and racing industry have thrown their support behind Fairgrounds Speedway to try to enhance its long-range future.
Mike Curb, one of the nation’s premier music moguls and co-owner of Baker Curb Racing, has joined Scott Borchetta, another prominent music promoter and former racer, as the track’s [...]

Dollansky Tops In N.D.
Sunday, 19 Jun, 2011 – 10:18 | Comments Off

Craig Dollansky completed a sweep of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Duel in the Dakotas on Saturday night at River Cities Speedway in Twin Forks when he swept past Jason Sides on the high side in the final corner and charged to the checkered flag.
It was a reversal of fortune for Dollansky, who [...]

Ben Kennedy Working Way Up Through Ranks
Sunday, 12 Jun, 2011 – 5:21 | Comments Off
Ben Kennedy Working Way Up Through Ranks

By Jeff Hood | Senior Wrtier
Jefferson, Ga. – At first glance, you’d be hard-pressed to know there was plenty of star power lining up in the corner of Ben Kennedy prior to the start of Saturday night’s NASCAR K&N Series 150 at Gresham Motorsports Park.
As rain delayed the start of the evening’s main event at [...]

Swindell Wins In Knoxville
Sunday, 12 Jun, 2011 – 5:08 | Comments Off

Sammy Swindell tracked down Jason Sides midway through the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Mediacom Shootout on Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, executed a perfect slide job to move into the lead and then held on for his fourth victory of the season.
Swindell, of Germantown, Tenn., started the feature on the [...]

Steve Kinser Top Outlaw At Lakeside
Sunday, 5 Jun, 2011 – 5:53 | One Comment

Five days after surgery to fix a wrist injury, World of Outlaws driver Steve Kinser drove to victory on Saturday night at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., winning for the fifth time this season and the 566th time in his legendary career.
Kinser had been trying to track down Brian Brown for much of the [...]

Schatz Gets First Outlaws Victory Of Year
Saturday, 21 May, 2011 – 6:22 | Comments Off

Donny Schatz finally broke through on Friday night at Attica Raceway Park for his first World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season.
It was the 106th triumph of his career, and the perfect way to wrap up his car owner Tony Stewart’s birthday. It also moves the four-time champion to within victory one [...]