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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 [...]
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 [...]
By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Retired NASCAR driver Sterling Marlin is interested in acquiring the lease to Nashville’s Fairgrounds Speedway, after fellow driver Bobby Hamilton Jr. gave up after one frustrating season.
Hamilton will not continue to operate the track next season, according to Buck Dozier, head of the Metro Fair Board that oversees the city-owned [...]
In racin’ news today, Sunday, Nov. 13th:
On Saturday night, Tony Stewart Racing driver Levi Jones drove his No. 20 Chevrolet/GM Performance Parts/Maxim to a flag-to-flag victory in the 30-lap season finale at Giant Chevrolet Kings Speedway in Hanford, Calif., ending the 2011 AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car season with a 99-point advantage over runner-up Chris [...]
Donny Schatz won the final two races of the season at the Lowes Foods World Finals presented by Tom’s Snacks, Coca-Cola and Nature’s Own at the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Schatz backed up his dominating performance on night No. 1 with an exciting restart pass on Kerry Madsen to end [...]
Jason Meyers dominated the night before the 49th Annual Morgan Hughes National Open on Friday night.
Meyers led all 25 circuits around the paper clip shaped half mile to score his sixth win of the season, including his second in a row at Williams Grove.
“We’ve been looking at the stat columns and the only one we [...]
Jason Meyers won Saturday night’s World of Outlaws race in the Commonwealth Clash at Lernerville Speedway.
Meyers and his Elite Racing team captured their fifth victory of the year and extended their lead in the point standings.
“Wins have been so hard to come by this year,” said Meyers, of Clovis, Calif. “We had a great car [...]
Joey Saldana returned to Eldora Speedway, site of some of his greatest victories and scariest crashes, with hopes of winning his second consecutive World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series race since missing nine weeks to injury.
Saldana dominated once again, winning for the second time this season at the historic half-mile dirt track in Rossburg, Ohio.
Kyle Larson, a 19-year-old Elk Grove, Calif. native picked up his first World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series win in one of the season’s biggest races, the Gold Cup Race of Champions.
Larson started on the pole of the 40-lap main event and never looked back at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, Calif.
“Wow,” Larson said as [...]
Paul McMahan earned his fourth victory of the 2011 season at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, Calif. on Friday night.
The Elk Grove, Calif. native made the best of his pole position starting spot to lead all 25 laps.
“To get a win here in front of (team co-owners) Dennis and Teresa Roth is huge for this [...]