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NASCAR’s Jimmy Elledge To Dip Into Chili Bowl
Thursday, 16 Jan, 2014 – 12:31 | One Comment
NASCAR’s Jimmy Elledge To Dip Into Chili Bowl

By Len Hayward | Senior Correspondent
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TULSA, Okla.  – Jimmy Elledge’s experience driving a Midget is vastly different than his time spent working as a crew chief and mechanic in NASCAR’s top series.
 That hasn’t stopped the Sprint Cup Series veteran – who is semi-retired but will still work some events in 2014 for Phoenix Racing – [...]

Armstrong Too Strong For Swindell At Chili Bowl
Thursday, 16 Jan, 2014 – 8:29 | Comments Off
Armstrong Too Strong For Swindell At Chili Bowl

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Indiana’s Caleb Armstrong edged five-time Chili Bowl champion Sammy Swindell to score his first preliminary victory during Wednesday’s River Spirit Casino Qualifying Night, highlighting Day 2 of the 28th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire.
The second first-time winner on the quarter-mile clay surface at Tulsa Expo Center in as many nights, [...]

Beason Pays Tribute To Former Teammate At Chili Bowl
Wednesday, 15 Jan, 2014 – 7:29 | Comments Off
Beason Pays Tribute To Former Teammate At Chili Bowl

Almost two years to the day, Oklahoman Jonathan Beason paid tribute to friend and former teammate Donnie Ray Crawford by notching his first Chili Bowl preliminary win during Tuesday’s Warren CAT Qualifier at Tulsa Expo Center.
Beason dedicated his win on the opening night of the 28th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General [...]

Chili Bowl Going Live
Sunday, 12 Jan, 2014 – 19:15 | Comments Off
Chili Bowl Going Live

Grassroots racing’s “Super Bowl” is headed for live, primetime TV.
The 28th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire will mark its inaugural live broadcast on MAVTV American Real for its championship round on Saturday night, Jan. 18.
Starting at 8:30 p.m. (EDT) and scheduled for three hours, the national broadcast will be the [...]

Jones Wins Snowball After Elliott Fails Inspection
Sunday, 8 Dec, 2013 – 21:00 | 3 Comments
Jones Wins Snowball After Elliott Fails Inspection

Erik Jones won the Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway on Sunday in Georgia.
Jones’ victory came after Chase Elliott, who was originally credited with the victory, was disqualified after his car failed post race inspection.
The victory was the second straight for Jones in the Snowball.
Grant Enfinger finished second, followed by Austin Theriault , Hunter Robbins [...]

Schrader’s Take On His Sport: Just Race, Baby
Tuesday, 19 Nov, 2013 – 8:14 | One Comment
Schrader’s Take On His Sport: Just Race, Baby

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Nevada Speedway in central Missouri is less than 100 miles from Kansas City’s tall buildings, hip nightspots, five-star restaurants and magnificent NASCAR facility. But Neveda’s dirt track is also several decades away from Kansas City.
Nevada is the kind of race track which is more about race than track. The Modifieds [...]

Pittman Crowned Top Outlaw
Sunday, 10 Nov, 2013 – 8:10 | Comments Off

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Daryn Pittman won the World of Outlaws World 2013 championship at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. on Saturday night.
Pittman edged Donny Schatz for the championship by finishing 12th in Concord.
Paul McMahan drove to victory for the fourth time this season.
Pittman became the ninth different World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car [...]

Schatz Gets Friday Win At Finals
Saturday, 9 Nov, 2013 – 9:27 | Comments Off
Schatz Gets Friday Win At Finals

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Donny Schatz, Darrell Lanigan and Brett Hearn each scored A-Main wins Friday night at The Dirt Track at Charlotte during the seventh annual World of Outlaws World Finals in Concord, N.C.
Fans from 50 states, seven Canadian provinces, Australia, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands filled the stands and pit area for the second night of [...]

Schatz Claws Way To Knoxville Victory
Sunday, 11 Aug, 2013 – 7:09 | Comments Off
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 to start Saturday on the outside of the second row in the Last Chance Showdown, or B-main. He won that [...]

Kyle Larson Wins Final Qualifier At Knoxville
Saturday, 10 Aug, 2013 – 7:45 | Comments Off
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 day in a NASCAR Nationwide Car at Watkins Glen International in New York, passed Chad Kemenah on the second lap, [...]