Articles in Short Track
Race fans across the country are mourning the loss of their “Little Bitty Buddy.”
Jimmy Mosteller, a long-time racing announcer and co-founder of the old Hav-A-Tampa dirt racing series, died Wednesday.
Mosteller started announcing horse racing events after a brief try as an apprentice jockey. But he found his true calling while following his race-driver friend Jack [...]
Roush Fenway Racing driver Matt Kenseth outdrove the field in the feature event at Slinger Super Speedway and earned his sixth victory at the Slinger Nationals.
The victory set the record the number of wins by any driver in the 33-year history of the event, which is held in Slinger, Wis.
Kenseth’s win at the 200-lap event [...]
By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
ATLANTA, Ga. – Sometimes, while cruising the backroads around my home on the south side of Atlanta, I’ll come across an intersection where in years past there would be a poster nailed to a tree or a power pole. The posters were for races at Senoia Raceway, and they were [...]
By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. – The trophy and the $100,000 winner’s check from the Dream at Tony Stewart’s Eldora Speedway wound up back in my hometown of Fayetteville, Ga., brought here by Shane Clanton, who led all 100 laps of dirt racing’s most lucrative event.
The Clantons have been fixtures on the dirt [...]
Shane Clanton of Fayetteville, Ga., rolled to a convincing victory and a huge payday in the DIRTcar UMP-sanctioned Dirt Late Model Dream XVIII by Ferris Commercial Mowers at Eldora Speedway.
The 36-year-old World of Outlaws Late Model Series regular dominated the 100-lap A-Main, surging off the outside pole starting spot to lead the entire distance. He [...]
Kerry Madsen recorded his third career World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory and his first since 2007 when he won the Mediacom Shootout at Knoxville Raceway.
After qualifying sixth and winning his heat race from the third starting position, Madsen quickly found the lead in the dash and powered to the victory, earning him his [...]
Brad Sweet, a NASCAR driver who can’t be kept away from the dirt, picked up his first career World of Outlaws victory in front of an electric crowd Friday at the Clay County Cup.
“It’s like, ‘Finally!’” he said after nearly climbing on the hood of his sprint car in Victory Lane. “We’ve been out here [...]
Sprint Cup driver Kyle Busch edged fellow Cup driver and event host Tony Stewart in Wednesday night’s Prelude to the Dream charity dirt-track race at Eldora Speedway in Rossberg, Ohio.
Busch, who drives for Joe Gibbs Racing in the Cup series, started second. He ran among the leaders in the A Main for most of the [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
CONCORD, N.C. – Marcus Gronholm has figured out how to keep 2,600-pound, 325-horsepower cars from sailing off of claustrophobic forested roads and from drifting off of gravel mountain switchbacks, but he’s having a tough time understanding American racing fans.
Gronholm, a former FIA World Rally Championship superstar, just drops his head [...]
Steve Kinser’s hot streak continued on Saturday at Orange County Fair Speedway, where he won for the sixth time in 22 features, claimed career Outlaws victory No. 572 and pulled into a tie atop the World of Outlaws championship standings with Swindell.
“It’s nothing that hasn’t happened many years before,” Kinser said.
Kinser led all 25 laps [...]