Articles in Short Track
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 […]
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 […]
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.