Articles in Short Track
By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Ridgetop, Tenn. – Fourth-generation racer Bobby Hamilton Jr. says he’s “getting a quick education” about the other side of the sport.
“In the past I just showed up the track, ran the race, and went home,” said Hamilton, who on Saturday launches his first season as owner/operator of Highland Rim Speedway. [...]
Joe Saldana got his first World of Outlaws victory of the season on Saturday night at Groppetti Automotive Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif.
He earned $10,000 in the 35-lap contest aboard the Budweiser Maxim. It was the 60th A-Feature triumph of his career with the World of Outlaws.
“It was a great effort by my team,” said [...]
Jason Meyers had been trying to win a World of Outlaws race at his home track of Groppetti Automotive Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif. since 2003. He came close on a couple of occasions, leading laps and being in contention, though never was quite able to make it to Victory Lane with the series at [...]
Jason Meyers on Friday night battled 20-time World of Outlaws champion Steve Kinser and four-time and defending series titlist Donny Schatz right down to the wire to score an exciting victory in the Second Annual Las Vegas Super Sprint Classic at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Meyers, who started 18th, took the lead [...]
Donny Schatz began the 2010 season the way he ended up the 2009 season; on top.
On Saturday night, the 2009 World of Outlaws champion won the season-opening 39th Annual Florida DIRTcar Nationals by University of Northwestern Ohio at Volusia Speedway Park.
Schatz lined up third in the Armor All J&J and quickly moved into second and [...]
The starting field for Saturday’s Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200 ARCA Racing Series presented by RE/MAX and Menards race is set following Friday’s qualifying session at Daytona International Speedway. Defending race winner James Buescher will lead off Saturday’s 43-car starting field after earning the Menards Pole Award presented by Ansell with a 49.575 second/181.543 mph [...]
The wait for the 2010 World of Outlaws season opener is finally over as with top sprint car drivers have converged on Volusia Speedway Park for the 39th Annual Florida DIRTcar Nationals by University of Northwestern Ohio.
Craig Dollansky and Joey Saldana opened the sprint car portion of the event in Victory Lane on Wednesday and [...]
The ARCA Racing Series presented by RE/MAX and Menards opened the on-track portion of Hershey’s Milk and Milkshakes Speedweeks 2010 with a practice session that lasted almost five hours on Thursday.
More than 50 teams used the on-track session to prepare for Saturday’s Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200, but IZOD INDYCar Series star Danica Patrick drew [...]
By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
If you’ve been watching the History Channel’s “Madhouse” series about short track racing at Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston Salem, N.C., and wonder if all the buzz about an in-town short track has been contrived for the cameras, don’t bet the grocery money on it.
A little history lesson from down [...]
Braselton, Ga. – After dominating and winning Sunday’s SpeedFest at Lanier National Speedway, Kyle Busch committed a major blunder during his post-race celebration.
The 2009 NASCAR Nationwide Series champion grabbed the checkered flag and took his customary victory lap around the .375-mile paved oval in his No. 51 Toyota Camry.
But when his feet hit the ground in victory lane, [...]