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Georgia’s Clanton Family Has A Dirty Past
Tuesday, 19 Jun, 2012 – 7:04 | One Comment
Georgia’s Clanton Family Has A Dirty Past

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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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 […]

Clanton Pockets $100K
Sunday, 10 Jun, 2012 – 7:43 | Comments Off on Clanton Pockets $100K

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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 […]

Madsen Tops Swindell At Knoxville
Sunday, 10 Jun, 2012 – 3:34 | Comments Off on Madsen Tops Swindell At Knoxville

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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 […]

Sweet Gets First Victory As Outlaw
Saturday, 9 Jun, 2012 – 7:44 | Comments Off on Sweet Gets First Victory As Outlaw

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 […]

Kyle Busch Wins Prelude Dirt Race
Thursday, 7 Jun, 2012 – 7:12 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Wins Prelude Dirt Race
Kyle Busch Wins Prelude Dirt Race

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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 […]

Gronholm Thinks Rallys Could Be American Hit
Friday, 25 May, 2012 – 16:04 | Comments Off on Gronholm Thinks Rallys Could Be American Hit
Gronholm Thinks Rallys Could Be American Hit

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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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 […]

Kinser Adds To His Victory Total
Sunday, 20 May, 2012 – 7:12 | Comments Off on Kinser Adds To His Victory Total

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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 […]

Kinser Back To Winning Ways
Sunday, 13 May, 2012 – 8:25 | Comments Off on Kinser Back To Winning Ways

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Steve Kinser snapped a 27-race World of Outlaws winless streak on Saturday at Williams Grove Speedway.
Kinser, the World of Outlaws career wins leader, entered the event with only five feature laps led this season. That changed as he led the final 23 laps of the $12,000-to-win main event and then dominated all 12 laps of […]

Swindell Wins Night 2 At Eldora
Sunday, 6 May, 2012 – 9:11 | Comments Off on Swindell Wins Night 2 At Eldora

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Sammy Swindell led all 30 laps to claim Night 2 of the Outlaw Thunder presented by Goodyear at Eldora Speedway.
The victory marked the fifth consecutive race that the championship standings have swapped between him and Donny Schatz.
“If you’re looking at the points, we could have a big lead if we just hadn’t gotten in a […]

Kemenah Wins At Eldora
Saturday, 5 May, 2012 – 7:44 | Comments Off on Kemenah Wins At Eldora

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Ohio native Chad Kemenah got his first World of Outlaws victory since 2009 Friday when he won Night 1 of the Outlaw Thunder presented by Goodyear.
“We got lucky there,” he said after an emotional appearance in Victory Lane. “You don’t want to win like that, but we’ve given some away so I’m not complaining. A […]