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Monday June 17TH THRU Sunday June 23RD

LOCAL TRACK NEWS   previous NEWS

MONDAY JUNE 17TH...Lernerville’s Firecracker a Five-Day Festival of Racing, Bull Riding, and Country Rock in 2024...United Autosports’ LMP2 Win Highlights IMSA Runners at Le Mans...Who’s Up Next? Michelin Pilot Challenge Takes Battle to Watkins Glen...Kale Drake Clinches 11th Annual POWRi Illinois SPEEDWeek Championship...  MSR MIDWEST LIGHTS PART OF WEEKEND DOUUBLE-HEADER...$20,000 TO-WIN "BILL EMIG MEMORIAL" PRESENTED BY SUNOCO ALONG WITH JOSEPH J. OLIVIA ATTORNEY AT LAW FOR HOVIS RUSH LATE MODEL FLYNN'S TIRE/GUNTER'S HONEY TOUR THIS WEEKEND AT LERNERVILLE; PART OF "FIRECRACKER 100" WITH LUCAS OIL LATE MODELS...

United Autosports’ LMP2 Win Highlights IMSA Runners at Le Mans

 MONDAY JUNE 17TH.. Barnicoat Collects LMP2 Pro-Am Victory as Well


Kale Drake Clinches 11th Annual POWRi Illinois SPEEDWeek Championship 

MONDAY JUNE 17TH..Notching a podium placement in three straight nights of Land of Lincoln adrenaline-fueled action, Kale Drake, of Collinsville Oklahoma, would seize the moment to claim the 11th Annual POWRi Illinois SPEEDWeek presented by Start2Finish.



 

$20,000 TO-WIN "BILL EMIG MEMORIAL" PRESENTED BY SUNOCO ALONG WITH JOSEPH J. OLIVIA ATTORNEY AT LAW FOR HOVIS RUSH LATE MODEL FLYNN'S TIRE/GUNTER'S HONEY TOUR THIS WEEKEND AT LERNERVILLE; PART OF "FIRECRACKER 100" WITH LUCAS OIL LATE MODELS

.MONDAY JUNE 17TH..The Hovis Auto & Truck Supply RUSH Dirt Late Model Series presented by Born2Run Lubricants is gearing up for its richest event of the season. The "Bill Emig Memorial" presented by Sunoco Race Fuels


  MSR MIDWEST LIGHTS PART OF WEEKEND DOUUBLE-HEADER

 MONDAY JUNE 17TH..The Must See Racing Maxima Racing Oils Midwest Lights Series is set to kick off its 2024 season in a big way this weekend. The 602-winged pavement sprint car series will be competing twice this weekend including a first time visit to Corrigan Oil Speedway in Mason, Michigan on Friday night June 21, 2024. The Midwest Lights Series will join their MSR 410 counterparts the following evening June 22 at Owosso Speedway in Ovid, Michigan for a double-header of winged sprint car action.


Lernerville’s Firecracker a Five-Day Festival of Racing, Bull Riding, and Country Rock in 2024

TMONDAY JUNE 17TH..he 18th Annual Firecracker 100 presented by Big River Steel has become a five-day extravaganza with the addition of a rockin’ country concert, SEBRA Bulls and Barrels showdown, and more in 2024!


Who’s Up Next? Michelin Pilot Challenge Takes Battle to Watkins Glen

MONDAY JUNE 17TH..GS Class Has Seen Four Different Winners in as Many Races in 2024


 

Tuesday June 11th  THRU  SUNDAY  June 16TH

LOCAL TRACK RACING   previous Racing

SUNDAY JUNE 16TH...Ryan Shehan and Patrick Woods-Toth Notch Victories at IMS on Sunday...Two-tire call helps Ryan Blaney find Victory Lane at Iowa Speedway...Patrick Woods-Toth Edges Out Ryan Shehan to Win Race 3 at Indianapolis...SATURDAY JUNE 15TH...Overton Banks $50,000 in Mountain Moonshine Classic at Smoky MountainPatrick Woods-Toth Wins First FR Americas Race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway...Cannon McIntosh Claims Victory with POWRi National Midget League at Macon Speedway...FRIday June 14TH...Xavier Doney Excels to Win at Crawford County Speedway with POWRi WAR/WINS...Patrick Woods-Toth Takes Pole for FR Americas Race at Indianapolis...Jacob Denney Undeniable in Jacksonville Speedway Victory with POWRi National Midget League..Thornton Sweeps Night One of Mountain Moonshine Classic at Smoky Mountain...Thursday June 13th...A USAC Eastern Storm Gem: Seavey Shines at Big Diamond...Pair of IMSA Stars Capture 24 Hours of Le Mans Class Poles... Karter Sarff Claims Coles County Speedway Win with POWRi National Midget League...Wednesday June 12TH...Bacon Bags Bridgeport, Becomes USAC Eastern Storm’s Winningest Driver...Tuesday June 11TH...Winner, Winner Briggs Danner! Pennsylvanian Gets First USAC Sprint Win at Grandview...Power Paces Another Penske 1-2-3 at Milwaukee Test...

Ryan Shehan and Patrick Woods-Toth Notch Victories at IMS on Sunday

SUNDAY JUNE 16TH...With Formula Regional Americas Championship (FR Americas) competing in their second race of the weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Ryan Shehan (No. 66 Crosslink Kiwi Motorsport Ligier JS F3) pulled ahead of the competition to claim the victory on Sunday morning. Entering the day in a heated points battle with his Crosslink Kiwi Motorsport teammates Patrick Woods-Toth (No. 27 Crosslink Kiwi Motorsport Ligier JS F3) and Titus Sherlock (No. 31 Crosslink Kiwi Motorsport Ligier JS F3), Shehan had to overtake both on his way to the Winners Circle. 


Two-tire call helps Ryan Blaney find Victory Lane at Iowa Speedway

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  SUNDAY JUNE 16TH...This time, there was no unpleasant surprise waiting for Ryan Blaney near the finish line of a NASCAR Cup Series race.
Grabbing the lead on crew chief Jonathan Hassler’s two-tire call under the final caution of Sunday night’s Iowa Corn 350, Blaney led the final 88 laps of the inaugural Cup race at 0.875-mile Iowa Speedway.

Patrick Woods-Toth Edges Out Ryan Shehan to Win Race 3 at Indianapolis

SUNDAY JUNE 16TH...In a tight battle with his Crosslink Kiwi Motorsport teammate, Patrick Woods-Toth edged out Ryan Shehan to take the win in Race 3 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday afternoon. The race rounded out a successful debut weekend at the famed Brickyard for Formula Regional Americas Championship (FR Americas).  


Patrick Woods-Toth Wins First FR Americas Race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

SATURDAY JUNE 15TH...Marking the inaugural race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Formula Regional Americas Championship (FR Americas), points-leader Patrick Woods-Toth (No. 27 Crosslink Kiwi Motorsport Ligier JS F3) emerged victorious on Saturday afternoon. Overcoming tough competition from his championship rivals, Woods-Toth paced the field from lights to checkered in an all-green race. 


Sam Mayer holds off Riley Herbst for overtime NASCAR Xfinity Series win at Iowa

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SATURDAY JUNE 15TH...In a race of tire management and hurt feelings, Sam Mayer held off Riley Herbst in overtime to win Saturday’s Hy-Vee Perks 250 in the NASCAR Xfinity Series’ return to Iowa Speedway after a four-year hiatus.
Daniels Dominates, Kopp Makes History at Orange County Half-Mile

SATURDAY JUNE 15TH...Dallas Daniels (No. 32 Estenson Racing Yamaha MT-07 DT) was precise to the point of perfection in Saturday night’s blowout win of the Orange County Half-Mile, Round 7 of the 2024 Progressive American Flat Track season, sanctioned by AMA Pro Racing.


Overton Banks $50,000 in Mountain Moonshine Classic at Smoky Mountain

SATURDAY JUNE 15TH...Brandon Overton was in charge from the start of the Mountain Moonshine Classic on Saturday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway - collecting $50,000 for the win in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned event after leading all 60 laps of the race.


Cannon McIntosh Claims Victory with POWRi National Midget League at Macon Speedway

SATURDAY JUNE 15TH...Cannon McIntosh would figure out the tricky high-side around the mid-point to earn his twenty-fourth career feature win battling at Macon Speedway, with the POWRi National Midget League, in the final night of the POWRi Illinois SPEEDWeek presented by Start2Finish TV after leading eighteen laps of the exciting feature event.


“It’s Unbelievable!” Pursley Scores First USAC Silver Crown Win On Last Lap at Port Royal

Rich Forman

Daison Pursley (Locust Grove, Okla.) captured his first career USAC Silver Crown victory with a last lap, last corner pass on Saturday night at Pennsylvania's Port Royal Speedway.


 

Taylor Wins Dramatic Opener in USF Juniors VIR Triple-header

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SATURDAY JUNE 15TH...Max Taylor began the Continental Tire VIR Grand Prix triple-header this afternoon with a hard-fought victory for VRD Racing after an action filled 15-lap race. The teenager from Hoboken, N.J., has been on a roll in recent weeks, securing a pair of victories in his parallel USF2000 Presented by Continental Tire program. But today represented his first win of the season in USF Juniors, and allowed him to close to within 14 points of the championship lead.      


  

Kyle Larson claims pole position for inaugural NASCAR Cup Series race at Iowa

 James Gilbert/Getty Images
SATURDAY JUNE 15TH...Kyle Larson was hoping for a rainout of Saturday’s NASCAR Cup Series qualifying session at Iowa Speedway.

patrick Woods-Toth Takes Pole for FR Americas Race at Indianapolis...

FRIday June 14TH...Ryan Shehan Leads Practice at The Brickyard


Xavier Doney Excels to Win at Crawford County Speedway with POWRi WAR/WINS

FRIday June 14TH...Xavier Doney would fly to the front of the field in the first night of the Hawkeye Shuffle feature event at Crawford County Speedway with the POWRi WAR Sprint League running in conjunction with the Western Iowa Non-Wing Sprints to notch his fifth career feature victory to begin the weekend two-step.


Jacob Denney Undeniable in Jacksonville Speedway Victory with POWRi National Midget League

FRIday June 14TH...Jacob Denney would prove tough enough to tame the bullring of Jacksonville Illinois to earn his second career feature win with the POWRi National Midget League in the second night of the 11th Annual POWRi Illinois SPEEDWeek presented by Start2Finish TV after leading twenty-six of the exciting thirty lap feature.


Bacon Capitalizes Late, Sprints to Port Royal USAC Score

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FRIday June 14TH...Brady Bacon rose to the USAC Eastern Storm point lead by virtue of Saturday night's USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship victory at Pennsylvania's Port Royal Speedway.


 

Thornton Sweeps Night One of Mountain Moonshine Classic at Smoky Mountain

 

FRIday June 14TH...The current Big River Steel Chase for the Championship presented by ARP points leader, Ricky Thornton, Jr. led all the way to win Friday night’s $10,000 to win Mountain Moonshine Classic opener at Smoky Mountain Speedway.


Birthday Bash! KTJ Blows Out the Candles with Last Lap Win at The Grove

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