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Tim Shaffer Tunes Up For Kings Royal
Saturday, 16 Jul, 2011 – 7:44 | Comments Off

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Tim Shaffer had a nearly unbeatable car for most of the Knight Before the Kings Royal Friday at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. In the final World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event before the $50,000-to-win Kings Royal, Shaffer started from the pole, slid backwards then dueled with Jason Meyers until he finally pulled away [...]

Schatz Wins Doty Classic
Thursday, 14 Jul, 2011 – 7:22 | Comments Off
Schatz Wins Doty Classic

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Four-time World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz charged through the field, battling Brad Sweet and Sam Hafertepe Jr., before finally securing the lead on Lap 32 to win the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic at Limaland Motorsports Park.
“Tonight was a ton of fun,” said Schatz, of Fargo, N.D., who moves past his [...]

Busch Wins At Slinger
Monday, 11 Jul, 2011 – 10:39 | Comments Off
Busch Wins At Slinger

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Kyle Busch took the lead with 26 laps to go and went on to win the Miller Light Nationals for Super Late Models at Slinger Super Speedway in Slinger, Wis. on Sunday evening.
Busch, who won the NASCAR Camping World Truck and Sprint Cup series race at Kentucky Speedway on Thursday and Saturday, passed Dave Feiler [...]

Saldana Is Dam Good
Sunday, 10 Jul, 2011 – 10:45 | Comments Off

Joey Saldana held off Craig Dollansky to win the Jim Boyd Memorial in Beaver Dam, Wis., for his fourth victory of the season, but his first win World of Outlaws race since early May.
Saldana withstood struggles in June to stay in the hunt for the championship, and now after winning at 1/3-mile Beaver Dam Raceway [...]

Meyers Gets First Outlaws Win
Saturday, 9 Jul, 2011 – 7:50 | Comments Off

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Defending World of Outlaws champion Jason Meyers snapped a season-long victory drought on Friday night at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis., and wound up on top of the series point standings at the same time.
Using his third consecutive front-row starting spot, Meyers earned the first victory of his career at Cedar Lake and [...]

Georgia Is On The Rise Again In NASCAR
Sunday, 3 Jul, 2011 – 19:02 | One Comment
Georgia Is On The Rise Again In NASCAR

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Now that the majority of the NASCAR teams are headquartered around Concord, N.C., and the new, official NASCAR Hall of Fame is in Charlotte, there’s a perception that NASCAR has its roots in the Carolinas.
But there are plenty of Georgians who beg to differ.
As writer and historian Brandon Reed pointed [...]

Sides Gets Out Of Dodge A Winner
Sunday, 3 Jul, 2011 – 9:32 | Comments Off

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Jason Sides knew he wasn’t going to get very many shots to pass a strong race leader in 2010 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Champion Jason Meyers. The Clovis, Calif. native had been stout all weekend in Dodge City, Kan. and started the second night of the-two day show on the pole and led [...]

Dollansky Wins In Dodge City
Saturday, 2 Jul, 2011 – 3:47 | Comments Off

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Craig Dollansky on Friday charged through the field and used a late race restart to grab his fifth World of Outlaws win of the season and first victory at Dodge City Raceway Park in Southwestern Kansas.
“Tonight certainly was a work in progress as we had to keep adjusting throughout the heats and the dash,” said [...]

Legends Like Archer Part Of Racing’s Dusty Past
Tuesday, 28 Jun, 2011 – 10:29 | 4 Comments
Legends Like Archer Part Of Racing’s Dusty Past

The ongoing debate over who should be enshrined in the NASCAR Hall of Fame is healthy because it causes people to think about who their heroes – racing and otherwise – really are.
For many, their racing heroes aren’t the Pettys and Pearsons of NASCAR. They’re the short track racers they watched every Saturday night at [...]

Efforts To Save Nashville Track Are Amped Up
Monday, 27 Jun, 2011 – 10:56 | 3 Comments
Efforts To Save Nashville Track Are Amped Up

Nashville – Two high-profile backers with links to the music and racing industry have thrown their support behind Fairgrounds Speedway to try to enhance its long-range future.
Mike Curb, one of the nation’s premier music moguls and co-owner of Baker Curb Racing, has joined Scott Borchetta, another prominent music promoter and former racer, as the track’s [...]