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Texas Produces Repeat Winners
Sunday, 4 Mar, 2012 – 13:36 | Comments Off

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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 [...]

Dollansky, Schatz Bring End To UNOH DIRTcar Nationals
Monday, 20 Feb, 2012 – 8:48 | Comments Off

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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 [...]

Lasoski Wins Again At Volusia
Sunday, 19 Feb, 2012 – 10:01 | Comments Off

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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 [...]

Dollansky Tops Pittman At Volusia
Friday, 17 Feb, 2012 – 8:05 | Comments Off

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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 [...]

Lasoski Wins At Volusia
Thursday, 16 Feb, 2012 – 8:17 | Comments Off

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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 [...]

Sturbin: Evans Was The Dean Of Modified Drivers
Sunday, 22 Jan, 2012 – 8:06 | 6 Comments
Sturbin: Evans Was The Dean Of Modified Drivers

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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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 [...]

Stewart Heads RacinToday.com 2011 All Pro Team
Monday, 2 Jan, 2012 – 13:12 | One Comment
Stewart Heads RacinToday.com 2011 All Pro Team

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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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.
Dramatic much?
For both what and how he won his third [...]

Stewart Fields Super Team For Upcoming Chili Bowl
Monday, 26 Dec, 2011 – 19:00 | Comments Off
Stewart Fields Super Team For Upcoming Chili Bowl

Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart will return to Tulsa, Okla., to compete in the 2012 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals it was announced Monday.
Joining Stewart on his Tony Stewart Racing team at the annual event will be NASCAR Nationwide Series champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr., USAC champion Bryan Clauson and 2011 POWRi rookie of [...]

Marlin’s Track Bid Snubbed
Tuesday, 6 Dec, 2011 – 17:10 | One Comment
Marlin’s Track Bid Snubbed

NASHVILLE – A group of investors headed by retired NASCAR star Sterling Marlin was passed over Tuesday by the Metro Fair Board in its search for a new Fairgrounds Speedway operator.
The Fair Board chose instead Tony Formosa Jr., who operated the track in 2010. He will operate the 54-year-old facility next year in what is [...]

Teen Armstrong Wins Turkey Night GP
Tuesday, 29 Nov, 2011 – 8:02 | Comments Off
Teen Armstrong Wins Turkey Night GP

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Caleb Armstrong won the 71st running of the Mopar USAC National and Western Midget Series Turkey Night Midget Grand Prix at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale half-mile.
The 19-year old from New Castle, Indiana became the tenth different TNGP winner in 13 races at the Speedway since the track opened in 1999. The seventh fastest qualifier in [...]