Articles in Short Track
Nashville’s Casey Atwood, once billed as NASCAR’s next Jeff Gordon, is back where he started over a decade ago: running Saturday night fender-benders at Fairgrounds Speedway.
“I haven’t been in a race car for about three years now, and I’ve missed it,” says Atwood, 31, who will buckle in for Saturday night’s season opener at the [...]
Donny Schatz, a four-time World of Outlaws champion and the current points leader, and two-time King of California Jonathan Allard started on the front row of Friday’s 35-lap feature during Night 1 of the Mini Gold Cup at Silver Dollar Speedway.
Schatz capitalized on a good start and led wire to wire en route to picking [...]
Tim Kaeding won Friday’s first of the World of Outlaws doubleheader, held at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare Calif.
“This is my home away from home,” he said. “We’ve definitely done a lot of things at this track that nobody else can say.”
Not only did Kaeding win, but he did it in style. After starting fourth, Kaeding climbed [...]
Two former Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track winners earned their second victories during the Port-A-Cool Texas World Dirt Track Championship Saturday night, as Dennie Gieber won the Limited Modified feature and Jack Sullivan prevailed over the O’Reilly Auto Parts SUPR Late Model field.
Gieber, the 2003 Texas World Dirt Track champion, dominated the 30-lap Limited Modified [...]
Craig Dollansky capped a World of Outlaws doubleheader on Sunday at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Fla., by outlasting Donny Schatz, who started on the pole and had won every race he had been in all day.
Schatz claimed the afternoon feature, which had been delayed since Friday because of rain.
It was also the final event [...]
It’s been quite a week for sprint car driver Danny Lasoski in Florida.
He picked up two big victories during the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals present by Summit Racing at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, with the second one coming Saturday night. That second victory came in the first World of Outlaws race of the season.
“We had [...]
Craig Dollansky won Thursday’s 30-lap feature race at the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Barbersville, Fla.
Dollansky, who qualified 13th quickest of the 40 competitors, won his heat race after starting third. That locked him into the feature, which he started eighth.
There was only one caution during the main event and Dollansky [...]
Danny Lasoski won the 41st annual UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Volusia Speedway Park on Wednesday night in Barberville, Fla.
Lasoski, the winningest driver in track history, worked his way through traffic en route to claiming the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions victory.
“It’s a momentum booster for sure,” he said after [...]
By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
ROME, N.Y. – There is a James Dean-like fascination with the life and times and death of NASCAR Modified champion Richie Evans here in his hometown, where “The Rapid Roman” is remembered as a complex country boy who was too fast to live, too young to die.
Winner of nine NASCAR [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
It wasn’t so much that Tony Stewart won the 2011 Sprint Cup championship which made his season so remarkable. It was how he did it – with a walk-off victory over second-place Carl Edwards in the final race of the year.
For both what and how he won his third [...]