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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 on Pittman Crowned Top Outlaw

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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 on Schatz Gets Friday Win At Finals
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 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 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 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 day in a NASCAR Nationwide Car at Watkins Glen International in New York, passed Chad Kemenah on the second lap, […]

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 Kevin Swindell, Roger Crockett and Saldana rounding out the top five. Saldana also led qualifying and finished fourth in his […]

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 had the lead by lap 11.
Busch led 104 laps and finished 2.29 seconds ahead of Travis Sauter in a race […]

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 be extricated from his sprint car after it flipped during a heat race. He was pronounced dead shortly after 9 p.m. […]

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 Department so I could interview him.
Joe, as PR director of Nashville’s Fairgrounds Speedway, had a major influence on my career […]