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Schatz Claws Way To Knoxville Victory
Sunday, 11 Aug, 2013 – 7:09 | Comments Off on Schatz Claws Way To Knoxville Victory
Schatz Claws Way To Knoxville Victory

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Donny Schatz, who started well back in the field, won the 53rd running of the Knoxville Nationals on Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa.
After struggling during the Wednesday preliminary feature, Schatz was forced …

Kyle Larson Wins Final Qualifier At Knoxville
Saturday, 10 Aug, 2013 – 7:45 | Comments Off on Kyle Larson Wins Final Qualifier At Knoxville
Kyle Larson Wins Final Qualifier At Knoxville

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Kyle Larson was the big winner in Friday’s final qualifying night for the 53rd Knoxville Nationals and in the process earned a spot in Saturday’s $150,000-to-win, 50-lap main event at Knoxville Raceway.
Larson, who started his …

Brown, Saldana On Front Row At Knoxville
Friday, 9 Aug, 2013 – 7:55 | Comments Off on Brown, Saldana On Front Row At Knoxville
Brown, Saldana On Front Row At Knoxville

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Brian Brown charged to victory on Thursday’s 53rd FVP Knoxville Nationals qualifying night at Knoxville Raceway, putting him on the front row alongside Joey Saldana for Saturday night’s $150,000-to-win main event.
Kerry Madsen was second with …

Kyle Busch Wins Midwest Race
Wednesday, 10 Jul, 2013 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Wins Midwest Race
Kyle Busch Wins Midwest Race

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Kyle Busch dominated  the Howie Lettow Memorial 150 ARCA Midwest Super Late Model race at the Milwaukee Mile on Tuesday night.
Busch, who led every practice session, started the race from 14th following the invert and …

Jason Leffler Killed In Dirt Race
Thursday, 13 Jun, 2013 – 6:57 | Comments Off on Jason Leffler Killed In Dirt Race
Jason Leffler Killed In Dirt Race

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Driver Jason Leffler, 37, died Wednesday night after a crash in a 410 sprint car race at Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey.
Leffler, who competed in all of the top three NASCAR national series, had to …

Joe Carver Will Be Missed By Friends, NASCAR
Sunday, 20 Jan, 2013 – 16:25 | 8 Comments
Joe Carver Will Be Missed By Friends, NASCAR

By Larry Woody | Managing Editor
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Joe Carver dictated the first racing story I “wrote” when I was assigned the beat in the late 1960’s, and he once prodded a grumpy Dale Earnhardt into the Sports …

Southeastern Racing Scene Loses A Tough One
Tuesday, 15 Jan, 2013 – 8:14 | One Comment
Southeastern Racing Scene Loses A Tough One

The Southeastern short track world lost one of its icons on Jan. 4 with the passing of Luther Carter.
Carter, who died at 75 after a battle with cancer, was an old-school racer who passed his …

Annual Evans Day Brings Back Fans, Memories
Thursday, 30 Aug, 2012 – 7:20 | 2 Comments
Annual Evans Day Brings Back Fans, Memories

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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ROME, N.Y. – In what has become an annual rite of summer, Central New York racing fans recently honored the legacy of Modified hero Richie Evans at the track where …

Dirt Track Diary: Engine Skips And Near Misses
Thursday, 16 Aug, 2012 – 7:20 | Comments Off on Dirt Track Diary: Engine Skips And Near Misses
Dirt Track Diary: Engine Skips And Near Misses

By Clint Smith
Special to RacinToday.com
(Editor’s note: Veteran dirt racer Clint “Cat Daddy” Smith of Senoia, Ga., has been racing and winning since 1981. He has more than 200 feature wins to his credit. Before he …

‘Buck’ Not About Bucks; He Was About The Wins
Monday, 13 Aug, 2012 – 17:13 | 4 Comments
‘Buck’ Not About Bucks; He Was About The Wins

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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When the news came that Charles Leroy “Buck” Simmons, one of the greatest short track drivers who ever lived, had died at the relatively young age of 66, my mind …