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Clauson Lives On At Chili Bowl
Tuesday, 10 Jan, 2017 – 8:08 | Comments Off on Clauson Lives On At Chili Bowl
Clauson Lives On At Chili Bowl

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Indiana Donor Network is teaming up with Clauson-Marshall Racing to promote organ, tissue and eye donation and transplantation through Driven2SaveLives®. The campaign, which launched in 2016 around the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, now is expanding into dirt track racing with the hope of registering fans to become donors […]

Huge Field To Honor Midget Legends At Chili Bowl
Monday, 9 Jan, 2017 – 17:53 | Comments Off on Huge Field To Honor Midget Legends At Chili Bowl
Huge Field To Honor Midget Legends At Chili Bowl

By Len Hayward  | Correspondent
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The Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals will take the green flag on Tuesday for its annual five-day extravaganza in Tulsa, Okla. that will feature the best midget racing of the season, but also with honors and tributes to two of its favorite sons.
This year’s event, the 31st, will be the […]

Midgets’ Big Boys Line Up For Chili Bowl
Tuesday, 3 Jan, 2017 – 20:50 | Comments Off on Midgets’ Big Boys Line Up For Chili Bowl
Midgets’ Big Boys Line Up For Chili Bowl

A record 358 entries have been filed for the 31st edition of the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, the annual “Mecca of Midgets” in Tulsa, Okla.
That number could grow, as entries for the Jan. 10-14 event inside the River Spirit Expo Center will be accepted until the final preliminary night on […]

Schatz Wins Outlaw Championship In Style
Sunday, 30 Oct, 2016 – 8:04 | Comments Off on Schatz Wins Outlaw Championship In Style
Schatz Wins Outlaw Championship In Style

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North Dakotan Donny Schatz celebrated his eighth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Cars championship in historic fashion Saturday night at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The veteran Tony Stewart Racing driver passed David Gravel on Lap 14 and romped to his 25th win of the season during the Bad Boy Off Road World of […]

Outlaws Celebrate In Charlotte
Saturday, 29 Oct, 2016 – 9:02 | Comments Off on Outlaws Celebrate In Charlotte
Outlaws Celebrate In Charlotte

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A frenetic Friday of Bad Boy Off-Road World of Outlaws World Finals racing saw three drivers from different sections of the United States celebrate at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Louisiana native Jason Johnson stormed to his fourth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car win of the season while West Virginia’s Josh Richards rallied for his […]

Carney Claims Winter Nationals
Sunday, 16 Oct, 2016 – 13:57 | Comments Off on Carney Claims Winter Nationals

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John Carney II held off several overtaking attempts by dirt track ace Sammy Swindell to win the 43rd annual Winter Nationals with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series Saturday night at the Devil’s Bowl Speedway. 
With the track in Mesquite, Texas, fully rubbered-in, the 30-lap A-Feature was all about patience. Gluing his Lubbock Wrecker Service […]

Herrera Captures Winter National Win
Saturday, 15 Oct, 2016 – 16:59 | Comments Off on Herrera Captures Winter National Win

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With the engine of his machine fading just over halfway into Friday’s A-Feature, Johnny Herrera was a man on a mission _ parking his Mesilla Valley Transportation No. 45x in Victory Lane to open the 43rd annual Devil’s Bowl Winter Nationals with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series.
Herrera’s third career National Tour triumph at […]

Jason Johnson Holds Off Schatz To Win Knoxville Nationals
Sunday, 14 Aug, 2016 – 7:41 | Comments Off on Jason Johnson Holds Off Schatz To Win Knoxville Nationals
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 […]