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PASSCAR STOCK CARS AND IMCA MODIFIEDS SATURDAY AT PERRIS AUTO SPEEDWAY!
 
(Perris, CA, July 15, 2019) The PASSCAR Stock Car Series, featuring Street Stocks, Super Stocks, and American Factory Stocks, and the IMCA Modifieds return to Perris Auto Speedway this Saturday night, July 20th, for round #4 of the 2019 championship season.  At intermission, kids in the grandstands will be let onto the front straightaway of the track to collect candy from all the drivers.  Spectator gates will open at 5:00 P.M. and the first race will begin at 7:00. 
 
(Attached photos of IMCA Modified drivers Michael Hartfield and Blake Thornell in action and fans on the track at intermission meeting the drivers are courtesy of Doug Allen)
 
Going into Saturday’s race, Romoland’s Bradley Morris holds an eight-point lead over Apple Valley’s Joey Haresky in the Modifieds.  Blake Thornell of Apple Valley and Riverside’s Justin Dunn are one and two points behind Haresky respectively.  Of the top five in the Modified standings, only Thornell and Dunn have posted wins.  Bakersfield’s Robby Sawyer won the other race. 
 
Like most everyone else in the class, Modified point leader Morris, who is currently eighth in the Pro 2 Class in the Lucas Oil Off Road Series, does not have a win yet this year.  However, his two second-place finishes and a fifth are enough to keep him on top of the points. 
 
2019 is offering something different in the PASSCAR Street Stock class.  Riverside’s Luke Dodd, who has five track championships including the last three in a row, is only third in the championship standings.  Normally by this time of the season he has a commanding lead.  This year he trails point leader and arch-rival Blaine Whitson by 16 points.  The second spot is occupied by teenager Alyssa Smith.  The Norco High School senior trails Temecula’s Whitson by nine-points going into this Saturday.  Dodd, Whitson and Stefan Davies of Murrieta each have one win in the first three races of the year.
 
The top three in the PASSCAR Super Stocks are only separated by eight points.  Longtime racer Fred Estrada of Riverside sits on top of the point pile.  The driver, who used to race at the long-defunct Corona Raceway and Ascot, has parlayed a win and a second-place finish in his last two races into his current lofty spot on top of the standings.  Fellow Riverside resident Tyson Talkington, a former motocross racer and division one speedway motorcycle rider, is only two-points behind.  Veteran Rickey Lee of Beaumont is third. 
 
Camaro driving Darren Myers of Anaheim is off to a great start in the first three races in the Factory Stocks.  He has a win, a second and a third-place finish.  That is good enough to plant him in the point lead.  Defending champion Cameron Veatch of Temecula won the last race and only trails Myers by eight-points.   Veteran driver Mike Burks of Nuevo is one point behind Veatch in third.  Hemet’s Jason Cook, who is fourth in the standings, won the other race this year.
 
During intermission, fans will be allowed onto the track to meet the drivers who will have candy and hero cards to pass out to kids in attendance.
 
All cars will contest heat races and main events on Saturday night.  Also, if applicable, they will race B mains.
 
Tickets for Saturday’s race are $15.00 for adults.  For active military members with proper id and their spouse or date, it is $5.00 each.  Teens 13-18 with their school id and kids 6-12 get in for $5.00.  Children 5 and under are free.  Parking on the fairgrounds is $8.00.
 
Camping on the fairgrounds opens at noon on Friday.  Tailgating on the grassy area outside of turn four begins at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday. 
 
Advance tickets for all Perris Auto Speedway events are available 24-hours a day online at https://bit.ly/2Aa50Lj or by calling 1-800-595-4849.  If you do not wish to buy tickets in advance for any race, there will be plenty of tickets for everyone at the ticket window on race night.
 
Perris Auto Speedway is conveniently located on the SoCal Fair and Event Center (home of October’s Southern California Fair), approximately one hour east of Los Angeles and one hour North of San Diego. To get to the track, take the 215 freeway, on the Ramona Expressway and go three miles east to the fairgrounds. For directions on MapQuest, the address to enter is: 18700 Lake Perris Drive and the zip code is 92571.
 
Perris Auto Speedway/IMCA Modified Point Standings
1. Bradley Morris – Romoland – 114
2. Joey Haresky – Apple Valley – 106
3. Blake Thornell – Apple Valley – 105
3. Justin Dunn – Riverside – 104
5. Randy Thornell – Apple Valley – 97
 
PASSCAR Street Stocks
1. Blaine Whitson – Temecula – 66
2. Alyssa Smith – Norco – 57
3. Luke Dodd - Riverside – 50
4. Stefan Davies - Murrieta – 49
5. Doug Kelly – Moreno Valley – 47
 
PASSCAR Super Stocks
1. Fred Estrada – Riverside – 58
2. Tyson Talkington – Riverside – 56
3. Ricky Lee Beaumont – 50
4. Tom Smith - Norco – 45
4. Mike Olson - Murrieta -45
 
PASSCAR Factory Stocks
1. Darren Myers – Anaheim – 65
2. Cameron Veatch – Temecula – 58
3. Mike Burks – Nuevo – 57
4. Jason Cook - Hemet – 56
5. Swede Ogren - Anza - 43
 
Perris Auto Speedway wants to thank its corporate partners for the 2019 season.  All Coast Construction,  Austin Hutchinson Realtor, Battery Systems, Brass and Bass Firearms & Fishing Supplies, Budweiser, Bud’s Tire Pro, Chris’ Hauling, City of Perris, Daytona Boat & RV Storage, Ed Moore Bullet Proof Driveshaft, Flowdynamics, HD Industries, Hoosier Tires, Inland Rigging, K2 Displays, Living Water’s Hospice, LKQ Pick Your Part, Luke’s Transmission, Pepsi-Cola, Pole Position, PrintItNow.com,  Rainbow Bolt & Supply, Shaver Specialties, Square H, Sunoco Race Fuels, Sunstate Equipment, Trench Shoring, Varner Construction, VIA RV Service and Vista Paint.
 
To keep up with all the latest Perris Auto Speedway news, photos, gossip and receive special offers, please use the following links:
 
 
 
 
 
Video and DVD productions of all racing sprint cars events at Perris Auto Speedway are available from Loudpedal Productions. For more information on these productions you can contact them by calling (805) 844-3854, E-mailing mailto:trtruex@gmail.com or you can visit the website LoudPedal Productions.
 
DVD’s of all the PASSCAR/IMCA racing and Nights of Destruction at The PAS are available from Fourvideos.  For more information call (714) 225-9500. 
 
racesatthepas@aol.com is the only authorized Internet address to issue official media news released from The Perris Auto Speedway or Oval Entertainment.
 
2019 Perris Auto Speedway Schedule
 
July 20th           PASSCAR Super Stocks, Street Stocks, American Factory Stocks and IMCA Modifieds
 
July 27th           LKQ Pick Your Part Presents Night of Destruction V: Demo Cross, Figure 8’s, Trailer Figure 8’s, Mini Stocks, Double Deckers,
 
August 17th     “California Racer’s Hall of Fame Night” Amsoil USAC/CRA & USAC Southwest Sprint Cars, PAS Senior Sprints and PAS Young Gun Sprints
 
August 24th     PASSCAR Super Stocks, Street Stocks, American Factory Stocks and IMCA Modifieds
 
August 31st      LKQ Pick Your Part Presents Night of Destruction VI: Demo Cross, Figure 8’s, Trailer Figure 8’s, Mini Stocks, Double Deckers
 
September 14th PASSCAR Super Stocks, Street Stocks, American Factory Stocks and IMCA Modifieds
 
September 21st           “Glenn Howard Classic” Amsoil USAC/CRA Sprint Cars, PAS Senior Sprints and PAS Young Gun Sprints
 
September 28th LKQ Pick Your Part Presents Night of Destruction VII: Demo Cross, Figure 8’s, Trailer Figure 8’s, Mini Stocks, Double Deckers
 
October 26      PASSCAR Super Stocks, Street Stocks, American Factory Stocks and IMCA Modifieds
 
November 6th Budweiser Oval Nationals Presented by All Coast Construction Practice Session
 
November 7th   Budweiser Oval Nationals Presented by All Coast Construction USAC National, CRA and Southwest Sprint Cars
 
November 8th Budweiser Oval Nationals Presented by All Coast Construction USAC National, CRA and Southwest Sprint Cars
 
November 9th Budweiser Oval Nationals Presented by All Coast Construction USAC National, CRA and Southwest Sprint Cars
 
November 16th “Champions Night” PASSCAR Super Stocks, Street Stocks, American Factory      Stocks and PAS Modifieds
 
*** Schedule Subject to Change

 

 

USAC MIDGETS HEAD TO GRANDVIEW, JOIN 358 MODIFIEDS IN NAPA AUTO PARTS  THUNDER ON THE HILL EVENT TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 30

 

BECHTELSVILLE, PA   JULY 16, 2019  .  .   .   .   .  The stars of USAC will return to the East, this time taking part in the NOS Energy Drink USAC National Midget Series that will open at the Grandview Speedway on Tuesday night, July 30.  The USAC Midgets will share the program with the 358 NASCAR Modifieds in the third event of the 2019 NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series.   The USAC National Midget event at Grandview will be the Ken Brenn Midget Masters going 30 laps and paying $3,500 to the winner.    Gates open at 5 PM with race time set for 7:30 PM.

 

The Ken Brenn Midget Masters is dedicated to Ken Brenn Sr.,  a winning Open-Wheel and Dirt-Track Modified Stock-Car Racing car owner for some 30 years (1954-1983) whose accomplishments on the track were accompanied by an unblemished record of integrity and professionalism.  And win or lose the resident of Warren, New Jersey, always presented a first-class effort and treated everyone with gentlemanly courtesy and respect.

 

Brenn’s stellar Midget history shows a long association (1954-1972) with the old American Racing Driver’s Club and that relationship includes holding every office in the organization, including being a two-time (1969-1970) ARDC president.  Plus, he was also a five-time ARDC Champion Car Owner (1963-1964, 1968-1969 and 1971) and listed on the ARDC's Honor Roll as a Lifetime Member.

 

But Brenn – who also did some Midget and Modified Stock-Car promoting – didn’t just race with ARDC as he provided rides for over 150 top drivers who competed in: the Indianapolis 500; USAC Championship Dirt Car, Sprint Car and Midget Racing; NASCAR’s old Midget Division; and, the highly-competitive Pennsylvania-New Jersey and DIRT Motorsports Modified Stock-Car Series.

 

Brenn was also a leader in making auto racing as safer sport as his efforts in this area saw him: design a universally-accepted roll bar for Midgets in 1958; have the first USAC Sprint Car to ever use a roll cage in 1966; and, be instrumental in making roll cages – and shoulder harnesses – mandatory for ARDC in 1970.

 

“I consider Ken a close friend, someone I have known for years but further secured our relationship through the Dirt Track Heroes Car Show at the Phillipsburg Mall over the past ten years”, commented Bob Miller who with the Rogers Family, promotes the Thunder on the Hill Racing events.    “I remember when Mr. Brenn promoted midget races here at Grandview, he was always very professional, a great asset to the sport”, added Theresa Rogers.

 

And he continues to be regarded by the racing community as one of its finest representatives.  

 

Christopher Bell, hot off a $10,000 win at Grandview on Tuesday, July 2 in a 410 sprint car is planning to compete in the Ken Brenn Midget Masters 30 along with  Tyler “Sunshine” Courtney, Chris Windom, Kevin Thomas, Jr, Zeb Wise, Chad Boat, Tanner Carrick, Jerry Coons Jr. and C.J. Leary just to name a few.   Time trials and qualifying events will lead up to the Ken Brenn Midget Masters 30 lap feature event paying $3,500 to the winner.

 

The 358 Modifieds will play an equally important part of this event with qualifying and a 30 lap feature that will $3,000 to the winner.    Jeff Strunk is hot off a Thunder on the Hill victory and he’ll be challenged by Ryan Watt,  the winner of the opening Thunder on the Hill modified event in June.   Other expected entries include Brett Kressley, Duane Howard, Craig VonDohren, Rick Laubach, Doug Manmiller, Billy Pauch Jr., Kevin Hirthler, Jared Umbenhauer and many more.

 

The Tuesday night, July 30 Ken Brenn Midget Masters and 358 NASCAR Modified double-header will get underway at 7:30 PM with gates opening at 5 PM.     Low, Down & Dirty is already hard at work planning the pre-race Meet and Greet.

 

Be sure to plan and attend the first return of the USAC National Midgets to Grandview in thirty years.

 

Advance tickets may be ordered by calling 443-513-4456.   Please speak your name clearly and leave the number of tickets you needed.  Tickets may be paid for and picked up on race night at the WILL CALL window after 3:30 PM.   Advance ticket holders may enter the grandstands at 4:30 PM, one-half hour prior to General Admission tickets going on sale at 5 PM. 

 

 

Jackson Motorplex Welcomes Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series as Five Divisions Invade the Track During Two Events This Week

 

 

 

Inside Line Promotions - JACKSON, Minn. (July 15, 2019) - This is a busy week for Jackson Motorplex as two stellar shows are on tap.

 

 

 

The action begins on Wednesday evening with the $10,000-to-win Sea Foam 50 presented by State Bank of Fairmont featuring the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Heartland Steel RaceSaver Sprint Cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids and the Late Model Street Stock Series.

 

 

It marks the only visit of the season for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and some of the world's top late model drivers. It's also the final race in the state of Minnesota for the series this year.

 

 

 

Scott Bloomquist set quick time during qualifying, won a heat race and captured the main event from the pole during last year's series debut at Jackson Motorplex.

 

 

 

Bill Johnson owns a 15-point lead over Brandon Bosma in the Heartland Steel RaceSaver Sprint Cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids championship standings entering the event. The top five in the standings are within 24 points with John Lambertz 21 points out of the lead, Colin Smith 23 points behind Johnson and Kaleb Johnson 24 points from the top spot.

 

 

 

Dave Kuchta won the lone Late Model Street Stock Series race at Jackson Motorplex so far this year.

 

 

 

The pits open at 2 p.m. with the grandstands opening at 4 p.m. Hot laps start at 7 p.m.

 

 

 

General admission tickets (Rows 1-10) are $30 for adults and $15 for children ages 6-years-old to 12-years-old. Reserved tickets (Rows 11-20) are $33 for everyone. Children 5-years-old and younger get in free. Pit combos are only $10 with a grandstand ticket. A pit pass for an adult is $40 and for children ages 12-years-old and younger it's $25.

 

 

 

This week will then be capped on Friday for Livewire Printing Company Night and the Barb Wieskus Memorial featuring the DeKalb/Asgrow presents the Midwest Power Series and Midwest Sprint Touring Series 360 sprint cars, Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids and NSL non-wing sprint cars presented by HitchDoc.

 

 

 

Lee Grosz is the most recent winner during DeKalb/Asgrow presents the Midwest Power Series and Midwest Sprint Touring Series 360 sprint cars competition at Jackson Motorplex. He joined Brooke Tatnell and Jack Dover as drivers to reach Victory Lane this season.

 

 

 

Friday's feature will pay $3,000 to win and $400 to start during the Barb Wieskus Memorial. The Wieskus Family has also added money to the purse for 360ci winged sprint car teams.

 

 

 

While the Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids has a tight points battle, Brandon Halverson has given himself some room atop the NSL non-wing sprint cars presented by HitchDoc standings thanks to his second victory of the season last week. Halverson has a 27-point lead in the standings over Alex Schriever.

 

 

 

The pits open at 3 p.m. with the grandstands opening at 5 p.m. Hot laps start the racing action at 7:30 p.m.

 

 

 

Tickets are $17 for adults, $12 for seniors and $5 for students ages 13-years-old to 18-years-old. Children 12-years-old and younger get in free. Pit passes are $35 for adults and $20 for children 12-years-old and younger.

 

 

 

Fans can bring their ticket from Wednesday's race and receive $5 off admission on Friday.

 

 

 

Also, Jackson Motorplex Kids Club members should bring their member pins back to receive a free autograph book. If a member gets 10 autographs he or she will receive a free Jackson Motorplex t-shirt.

 

 

 

There will also be a Money Drop for children ages 10-years-old and younger prior to the National Anthem.

 

 

 

Also of note, camping is available at the track and suites are available for Friday's race. Call 605-359-4955 for either.

 

 

 

UP NEXT -

 

 

 

Wednesday for the Sea Foam 50 presented by State Bank of Fairmont featuring the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Heartland Steel RaceSaver Sprint Cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids and the Late Model Street Stock Series

 

 

 

Friday for Livewire Printing Company Night and the Barb Wieskus Memorial featuring the DeKalb/Asgrow presents the Midwest Power Series and Midwest Sprint Touring Series 360 sprint cars, Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids and NSL non-wing sprint cars presented by HitchDoc

 

 

 

MEDIA LINKS -

 

 

 

Website: http://www.JacksonMotorplex.com

 

 

jERESEY RUSH VIII CANCELED AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY TUESDAY, JULY 16, LOW CAR COUNT CITED

 

NEW EGYPT, NJ  July 15, 2019   - After careful consideration and acknowledgement of likely low competitor participation, JERSEY RUSH event promoters Bob Miller,  Len Sammons, Danny Sammons and Davey Sammons have been forced to cancel  the event at New Egypt Speedway which had been planned for tomorrow night, Tuesday, July 16th.   We always want to present the highest quality show and a great amount of effort went into the planning with over sixty sprint car team contacted.    This is very disappoint for all involved, including competitors from all divisions who committed to race.

 

The promoters cited a shortage of anticipated entries of the 410 Sprint Cars  as the reason for the postponement. Two prominent JERSEY RUSH Sprint racers who annually compete at the event, former winner Ryan Smith and recent PA Speedweek champion Lucas Wolfe are both sidelined with injuries suffered recently. 

 

Smith, who has not raced since suffering a concussion at Selinsgrove Speedway on June 30th, has yet to be cleared by doctors to return to competition.  Wolfe suffered back injuries this past Sunday, July 14 in the All Star Sprint Series race at Lebanon Valley Speedway.

 

Despite engine problems and crashes that had set back numerous other 410 Sprint teams in recent weeks, the promoters felt they had organized a strong enough field of entries for fans to enjoy the show until this past weekend problems forced other teams to cancel.  Similar problems on the Modified side were also reported after a tough weekend for both divisions.

 

“None of us, me, Len Sammons or his sons Danny and Davey would be comfortable putting on a show with such a short field of cars,” said Bob Miller. 

“We recognize the inconvenience a late cancelation may cause for those race teams that were planning to be at JERSEY RUSH and for fans who look forward to the event. But we would rather be up front about what was likely to occur and cancel than trying to put on a show that would not be up to the standard we believe race fans deserve.”

 

Due to the busy schedule, we will not look for an alternate date in 2019.

 

We thank the drivers of all divisions who did commit to the show as well as the outpour of interest in the event from race fans. 

 

Sooner Late Models along with Championship Chase Action Saturday at DCRP!

 

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (July 12, 2019) – It’s the only chance of 2019 to catch Late Model racing action atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval in southwest Kansas.

 

Kip Hughes leads the Sooner Late Model Series into Dodge City for the first time on Saturday night.  It will mark the lone appearance for Late Models at the state-of-the art oval in 2019 and the first such appearance in several years.

 

While the Sooner Late Models take center stage, championship chase action for the IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks round out the Saturday night card that fires off at 7:30 p.m.

 

A look at the current championship chase status for each class after the recent Mid-Season Championships is as follows…

 

Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars:

 

The Sprint Car shoes have a night off before returning to action next Saturday, July 20.  But with just four rounds of championship chase action remaining, Luke Cranston holds a 73-point edge over defending champ Steven Richardson while Jeremy Huish sits third after collecting his first career win on Mid-Season Championships night.

 

Feature Winners: Jake Bubak 3, Luke Cranston 2, Brian Herbert 1, Jeremy Huish 1, Steven Richardson 1.

 

Current Top Ten in Points:  1. Luke Cranston 1,114, 2. Steven Richardson 1,041, 3. Jeremy Huish 1,018, 4. Brian Herbert 971, 5. Kyler Johnson 930, 6. Tyler Knight 926, 7. Jordan Knight 914, 8. Koby Walters 866, 9. Ross Essenburg 845, 10. Ray Seemann 829.

 

 

IMCA Modifieds:

 

Larned’s William Nusser has gained an advantage with five of ten events in the books, but it’s an extremely slight one at just nine points over Trent Gray with Jesse Smith just two more points back in third.  All indications are that the Modified points battle is going down to the wire.

 

Feature Winners: Clay Money 2, Tom Beavers 1, Brendon Gemmill 1, Clay Sellard 1.

 

Current Top Ten in Points:  1. William Nusser 637, 2. Trent Gray 628, 3. Jesse Smith 626, 4. Clay Sellard 577, 5. Ryan Keller 503, 6. Kale Beavers 498, 7. (tie) Jake Schroeder and Ryan Heger 487, 9. (tie) Joel Lane and Danny Keller 474

 

 

IMCA Sport Modifieds:

 

After getting his first DCRP win in nearly a year on June 15, a run-in with the turn three wall left Jeff Kaup with damage last time out.  The multi-time track champion still holds the edge through six nights of competition by just 17 points over Brian May with Bart Baker another 17 points back in third.  Dakota Sproul leads in the win column with three triumphs but missing a pair of events has dropped him to sixth in points.

 

Feature Winners:  Dakota Sproul 3, Travis Burger 1, Jeff Kaup 1, Mike Lunow 1.

 

Current Top Ten in Points:  1. Jeff Kaup 841, 2. Brian May 824, 3. Bart Baker 807, 4. Mike Lunow 789, 5. Mike Appel 629, 6. Dakota Sproul 588, 7. Alex Wiens 484, 8. Kyle Wiens 481, 9. Joey Maupin 402, 10. Kent Lampe 367.

 

 

IMCA Stock Cars:

 

Angel Munoz is just nine points short of perfection with a third-place finish in the May 4 Stock Car Shootout the only blemish on his 2019 DCRP record that includes five wins in six starts.  His dominance has led to an 80 point advantage over Chris Oliver.

 

Feature Winners: Angel Munoz 5, Kyle Pfeifer 1.

 

Current Top Ten in Points:  1. Angel Munoz 891, 2. Chris Oliver 811, 3. Marlin Hogie 774, 4. Donald Kaup 764, 5. Gerald Walker 742, 6. Ondre Rexford 663, 7. Tyler Walker 615, 8. Josh Siebert 557, 9. Troy Burkhart 515, 10. Mike Petersilie 421.

 

 

IMCA Hobby Stocks:

 

Tathan Burkhart and Reagan Sellard have combined to win five of six, but it’s Sellard that looks to be on his way to a third consecutive track title with a 93 point lead over Brian Thomas.

 

Feature Winners: Tathan Burkhart 3, Reagan Sellard 2, Duane Wahrman 1.

 

Current Top Ten in Points:  1. Reagan Sellard 842, 2. Brian Thomas 749, 3. Skeets Salazar 748, 4. Sheri Berger 734, 5. Tathan Burkhart 718, 6. Duane Wahrman 663, 7. Tom Reed 633, 8. Brett Copeland 623, 9. Matt O’Hair 542, 10. Dion Priddy 537.

 

 

Tickets to Saturday’s Sooner Late Model Series special event are just $15 with children 11 and under admitted for free.

 

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dodge City located at 201 4th Avenue is the official lodging partner of Dodge City Raceway Park.  Race fans staying at the Holiday Inn & Suites Dodge City will want to request the special DCRP rate for their visit when making reservations. Contact the Holiday Inn Express at 620-225-1000.

 

In total, the 2019 season atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval is slated for 18 nights of action along with another eight Sunday cards atop the newly-constructed 1/7-mile Little DCRP clay oval.

 

The complete slate of 2019 events at DCRP is available at https://www.dodgecityraceway.com/schedule

 

KIDS POWER WHEELS DERBY DATES AT TOLEDO
JULY 26, FLAT ROCK AUG. 3

 
Both Toledo and Flat Rock Speedways are getting ready for the Kids Power Wheels Derby! The highly-popular battery-powered machines will battle on the track at Toledo Friday evening, July 26 and Saturday night, August 3 at Flat Rock.

 
The Power Wheels Derby is for Kids ages 3-10. Each contestant must provide their own Power Wheels car and helmets must be worn. The entry form is on the track's home pages under Racer Information, along with the minor's release. Parents must fill out a minor's release form prior to the event. A copy of that document is also on each track's home page under Racer Information at www.toledospeedway.com and www.flatrockspeedway.com. There is a $10 entry fee per child per race.

 
The Power Wheels cars are to be dropped off at the pit gate at each track between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. on both dates. The cars will be brought out onto the track on a trailer. Parents only, will be permitted to accompany their child onto the track surface for the event.
  
Each participant will receive a Flat Rock/Toledo Speedway checkered flag and a free hot dog, courtesy of the tracks.

 

CARS LMSC Tour Event Preview presented by Accent Imaging:

Solid Rock Carriers Crystal Coast 125 at Carteret County Speedway – July 13, 2019

 

The Crystal Coast of North Carolina will host round eight of the CARS Late Model Stock Car, at Bobby Watson’s Carteret County Speedway in Swansboro, North Carolina. The 125 lap event will be yet another “big money” race for Late Model Stock competitors. Solid Rock Carriers and the CARS Tour have teamed up to make Saturday night’s Crystal Coast 125 a total paying purse of $40,000. The bonus structure has led to the largest field of Late Model Stocks ever set to compete at the 4/10th mile track. In addition to tour regulars, several local racers have filed entries for the event. One of those is defending track champion (2018) Brandon Clements, who will make his CARS Tour debut.

 

Solid Rock Carriers Crystal Coast 125 NOTES & QUOTES

NOTES:

Track/Location: Carteret County Speedway-Swansboro, NC
Track Size: .410 mile

Event Name: Solid Rock Carriers Crystal Coast 125
Laps/Distance: 125L (LMSC)

Event Schedule: Practice: 3PM-4:15PM, Qualifying: 5:50PM, Green Flag: 7:30PM

Twitter Handle/Event Hashtag: @CARSTour / @carteretcoswy / #CrystalCoast125

 

CARS LMSC Tour Pre Entered Drivers:

  1. #08 Deac McCaskill
  2. #07 Camden Guillie
  3. #1 Craig Moore
  4. #2 Brandon Pierce
  5. #2Y Josh Yeoman
  6. #4 Jonathan Findley
  7. #7 Brandon Clements
  8. #12 Sammy Smith
  9. #16 Chad McCumbee
  10. #17P Stacy Puryear
  11. #19 Cameron Bowen
  12. #19C Jessica Cann
  13. #22 Bobby McCarty
  14. #22W Eric Winslow
  15. #27 Tommy Lemons
  16. #51 Matt Cox
  17. #54 Drew Dollar
  18. #57 Justin Carroll
  19. #63 Tyler Matthew
  20. #74 Ronald Hill
  21. #77 Trevor Ward
  22. #81 Mini Tyrrell
  23. #88 Josh Berry
  24. #90 Terry Carroll
  25. #91 Justin S. Carroll
  26. #98 Adam Lemke
  27. #99 Layne Riggs

(27 total)

 

Media Coverage:

-Race22 (race22.com) will provide Raceday Live Coverage

-CARS Tour TV (www.carstour.tv) – LIVE Broadcast Video Production Coverage
-CARS Tour Facebook (facebook.com/CARSTour) / CARS Tour Twitter (@CARSTour)

 

QUOTES:

 

Tyler Matthews a Former Mainstay at Carteret

 

Beulaville, North Carolina native Tyler Matthews is currently running his first full season with the CARS Tour in 2019. Matthews whose home track is Carteret County, was the 2017 track champion. Matthews dominated at times around the 4/10th mile track along the coast, before moving on to the CARS Tour and NASCAR Truck and Xfinity competition. Now with the opportunity to compete at his home track close to family and friends, Matthews is anticipating the best weekend yet on the tour for himself and his team.

 

“I would consider Carteret my home track. We should have some pretty good local support from folks when get there Saturday. We’ve been running pretty well lately. This year has been pretty tough seeing most the tracks for the first time, so getting to a track we know we can run well at will help our chances a lot. Carteret is a track you have to be consistent each and every lap. It’s more about how much does your car fall off after those initial five or ten laps. I think if we rely on what we’ve done in the past and stick to what we know, this weekend could be our best opportunity to get a win this season.”

– Tyler Matthews – #63 Dorwarts Garage Toyota

 

Puryear Staying under the Radar for Sponsor’s Home Race

 

One competitor, who all season, stays quiet but end’s with respectable finishes is South Boston, Virginia driver Stacy Puryear. Currently tired with Mini Tyrrell for the fifth place spot in the 2019 championship standings, Puryear heads to Carteret County with possible added pressure on himself and his Jimmy Mooring owned organization. Saturday night is Puryear’s sponsor, Solid Rock Carriers, home track race with many from the company expected to be in attendance. While being in the spotlight isn’t exactly Puryear’s style, he hopes that if he is going to be, he can at least deliver a season’s best finish on track.

 

“You could say I am very happy to be 5th in CARS Tour points, but at the same time I’m very disappointed in our performance on the race track. We have finished every lap of competition except one, and that consistency is what has put us 5th in the standings. There’s a few tracks like Orange County and Ace that I thought we would be more competitive, but a few mechanical issues set us back some. But for this weekend we are rather excited about being at Carteret, we got a win earlier this season there in the weekly program, and we are hoping to perform well for Solid Rock Carriers, and my car owner Jimmy Mooring. There’s no one that puts pressure on me like I do myself, I’ve been learning each and every week with the new bump stop technology, so I feel like this weekend you might see our best finish of the year. And that would be a huge boost for our program.”
– Stacy Puryear – #17 Solid Rock Carriers Chevrolet

 

Solid Rock Carriers Goes Above and Beyond

 

It’s no secret that Solid Rock Carriers is huge supporter of short track racing throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Sponsoring races and the short track racers competing in them. But who is Solid Rock Carriers? Based in LaGrange, North Carolina and owned by North Carolina native Kirk Ipock, Solid Rock Carriers is a refrigerated trucking company established in 1997 and has grown to 50 plus employees. While Solid Rock Carriers has sponsored several CARS Tour races via already established direct partnerships with the tracks, this will be the first ever sponsor partnership with between Solid Rock Carriers and CARS Tour this weekend. With the goal of attracting the most Late Models to compete in track’s history, the tour and Solid Rock Carriers will distribute a $40,000 purse Saturday night with 90% of the additional purse being awarded to finishers in positions 2nd through 12th.

 

“I’ve fell in love with the CARS Tour and the quality of racing they’ve had this year. Carteret County is a track that I support a lot, so I came to the tour and said let’s come up with a way that we can make the CARS race the biggest race they’ve had yet, when it comes to car count. Chris (Ragle) with the tour came up with excellent way to distribute the money that it would go to as many people that came out and raced. With the car count we will have this weekend, I couldn’t be happier about Saturday night’s race. I think there are a lot of fans that might decide to finally make their way out to Carteret this weekend, if they do they won’t be disappointed with the facility or the race.”
– Kirk Ipock – Solid Rock Carriers, Owner

 

Reigning Carteret Champion Brandon Clements Enters Crystal Coast 125

 

PELETIER, NC – Brandon Clements has his season back on track and now he will take on the biggest challenge of his career in the Solid Rock Carriers Crystal Coast 125.

Brandon Clements, 28, from Swansboro, North Carolina, is preparing to run in the Crystal Coast 125 – something he had previously ruled out competing in.  Fresh off two consecutive wins, he opted to enter Saturday’s race, last minute, on Tuesday afternoon.

 

“We just put this deal together last minute with the help from a group of great people,” Clements said.  “It’s not every day you have an opportunity to run with a series like the CARS Tour and with the competition that the tour brings right in our backyard.  I feel like we have the opportunity to do some big things this weekend.”

 

Clements was the first driver to visit victory lane when Carteret County Speedway opened on September 6, 2015 in a Mini-Stock.  Since then, he has become the gold standard at Carteret.  In all, he has 19 career feature wins – 12 wins in a Mini-Stock and seven in a Late Model.  Now, he’s hoping to be in contention for a win on Saturday night.

“We have a car and a team that could win the thing, but the CARS Tour is stacked with the best of the best,” Clements stated.  “We would be ecstatic to be competitive and leave with all the fenders on it and the wheels pointed in the right direction.”

 

In 2018, Clements was dominant at Carteret County Speedway, winning five races and cruising to the track championship.  2019, however, started off on a sour note.

In the season’s first four points-paying feature races, Clements had scored only one podium finish.  The early season results were considered subpar by Clements, and crew chief Wendell Davis, after his strong 2018 campaign.

 

“We had a rough start to the year, fighting to get a hand on the car, parts failures, and other issues” Clements remarked.  “It made our team work harder, and going through the struggle really makes the wins feel that much better and makes you appreciate them more.”

 

The CARS Tour entry list features an all-star cast of Late Model Stock Car heavy hitters, including names such as Deac McCaskill, Josh Berry, Layne Riggs, and Bobby McCarty. Clements knows it would be a tall task to pull off a similar upset on Saturday night, but he will fight to flip the script anyway.

 

“It would mean a lot for me and my team to win such an awesome event at our home track, in front of all our fans and sponsors,” Clements remarked.  “It would be great for Late Model racing in general, and all low budget teams, if we could pull off an upset win.  Bobby [Watson] really wanted one of us local guys to run the CARS Tour race last year.  He felt like his local guys could win it.  We were not able to make the race last year, so if we are able to pull it off, it would be a huge win for Carteret, and for Bobby.

“I know he would be proud.”

 

Clements joins the largest field of Late Models to ever descend upon Carteret County Speedway in Saturday night’s Solid Rock Carriers Crystal Coast 125 presented by WITN-TV and Moore’s BBQ.  Tickets are available at the gate on race day for $20 per person while kids 10 and under get in free.  The Crystal Coast 125 will get underway at 7pm.

 

For more information about Bobby Watson’s Carteret County Speedway, visit the track’s official website at www.carteretspeedway.com, “like” Carteret County Speedway on Facebook or follow @carteretcoswy on Twitter.

 

Jessica Cann Continues to Progress in CARS Tour

 

Jessica Cann, in only her second season of racing, has shown steady improvement in her four career starts in the CARS Tour, and now she intends to keep improving when the series heads to Bobby Watson’s Carteret County Speedway on Saturday night for the Solid Rock Carriers Crystal Coast 125.

 

Cann, 26, from Waxhaw, North Carolina, began her racing career last year, running in Limited Late Models and learning the fundamentals of Late Model racing.  This season, she decided to make the leap to the CARS Late Model Stock Tour.

 

“Last year, we ran in Limiteds in some junk cars to get familiar with what a racecar is, what it means to push on the gas, brakes, using the clutch, and all the different elements that go with racing,” Cann said.  “This year, we’ve upgraded to new, better, faster equipment.  It’s all about getting experience on how to race this year.  I’m familiar with the car, and now I’m getting experience with how to race and learning from some of the best Late Model Stock Car drivers in our area.”

 

Her eagerness to learn is beginning to pay off.

 

Last month, Cann scored her career-best CARS Tour finish, a 16th place finish at Langley (Va.) Speedway – a track that shares many characteristics with Carteret County Speedway.  However, despite that Langley experience, Cann has never raced at Carteret County.

 

“I have no expectations at all as far as information about the track or about how our car is going to do at the track because it’s a different ballgame,” Cann remarked.  I’ve heard that Carteret and Langley are very similar and I’m expecting the setup to be similar to Langley, except Carteret has a little bit more of a straightaway than what Langley has.”

 

This weekend, Cann will continue to focus on her progression with her only expectation being to get more experience.

 

“We’re just there to get experience,” Cann continued.  “Even if I got there on Saturday and got the pole, I would still be starting in the back because that’s not what I’m there for.  I’m there to learn from the rest of the field.”

 

Despite being a newcomer on the racing scene, Cann is becoming one of the more recognizable people in the CARS Tour because of her popular custom apparel business, Black Acid Apparel.  Black Acid has a presence at Carteret already, having supported Mini-Stock racer Kris Hetu in the past and designing shirts for Mini Cup racers Carmen and Morgan Odum.

 

The Black Acid name and a unique design Cann has on her Late Model Stock are inspired by the 1988 cinematic classic “Who Framed Roger Rabbit.”

 

“The name actually came from the movie ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit.’  In the movie, there is acid and when they get in the acid, they start melting away.  Originally when I started, I wanted to have that scene of the cartoons melting on my car but it just ended up being too busy, so we kept the name, changed the design.”

 

Cann is one of over 25 drivers who will take the green flag in Saturday night’s Solid Rock Carriers Crystal Coast 125 presented by WITN-TV and Moore’s BBQ.  Tickets will be available at the gate on race day for $15 while kids 10 and under get in free.

 

For more information about Bobby Watson’s Carteret County Speedway, visit the track’s official website at www.carteretspeedway.com, “like” Carteret County Speedway on Facebook or follow @carteretcoswy on Twitter.


2ND ANNUAL MOTOR MOUNTAIN MASTERS AT JENNERSTOWN TO HAVE LIVE TV COVERAGE

JENNERSTOWN, PA (July 10, 2019) - In less than a month, the pro late model event paying more than the Snowflake 100 rolls off atop Motor Mountain in Pennsylvania. And for the first time in the event's history, the Motor Mountain Masters will be available for viewing from Jennerstown Speedway LIVE on Pit Row TV on August 10th.

The Motor Mountain Masters has quickly become a marquee event for late model racers, already boasting nearly 50 pre-entered teams and drivers a month away from the green flag. With a team led by school teacher-by-day Bill Hribar, the track has quickly begun a resurgence to the status of its nationally known past when it hosted various events including the NASCAR K&N Pro Series, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, the former Hooters ProCup Series (now CARS Tour), the ASA National Tour and many more.

"It's unbelievable what this race has become in only its second year of existence," Hribar said. "We've had guys from New Hampshire, Michigan, North Carolina, people all over the country calling us about this race. Everyone who raced here last year loved the track, the competition, and the area. One tour loved it so much, we came up with a bonus program for their regulars who make the trip. It's mind-blowing, and we're really looking forward to stepping up our game this year with the addition of live television."

In last year's event, eventual ARCA/CRA Super Series champion Josh Brock visited Jennerstown for the first time and took the pole position for the race and led a large portion of the night. In the end, it was multi-time track champion Barry Awtey who took the inaugural title with a late-race pass on the Kentucky driver. Brock, Awtey and dozens of others enter this year's Masters with the hope of paying a visit to Stoney's Victory Lane. With an increased winner's share of the purse to $10,000, and a guaranteed $800 for feature starters, the competition is clamoring heavily to claim the top prize.

Pit Row TV's coverage of the Motor Mountain Masters is the outfit's first visit to Jennerstown for a broadcast event. The program will include multiple cameras, scoring, instant replays and all of the other features their viewers have come to love over the last half decade.

"Our excitement level is over the top for our visit to Jennerstown," said Tony Stevens of Pit Row TV. "Personally, I spent my formative years around Pittsburgh and enjoyed many nights at the half-mile up on the mountain. To come back to Jennerstown and be part of this event going forward is something I'm really stoked about because I think it has all the potential to become huge."

Festivities for the 2nd Annual Motor Mountain Masters begin on Friday, August 9, with open practice after 6pm ET. On Saturday, cars hit the track at 12:30pm for practice sessions with qualifying at 5pm, then heats and B-mains slated to begin at 6pm ET. Feature events should begin at approximately 8pm ET.

For more information on Jennerstown Speedway and its resurgence, or the Motor Mountain Masters, visit Jennerstown.org. Additional resources on Pit Row TV can be found through their broadcast website at www.pitrow.tv. In addition to their website, broadcasts can be viewed through Pit Row's Amazon FireTV channel or their Roku app with quick links and instructions for each on their website.
 

Toledo's July 26 show on Friday night has a 7:30 p.m. start time, while Flat Rock Speedway's race card on Saturday, August 3 begins at 7 p.m.

 

Sooner Late Models at DCRP this Saturday!

 

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (July 9, 2019) – Late Model racing fans can get their fix at Dodge City Raceway Park this Saturday night as the Sooner Late Model Series makes its debut appearance atop the 3/8-mile DCRP clay oval in southwest Kansas.

 

Joining in on Saturday’s lone Late Model card of the year at Dodge City Raceway Park will be championship chase action for IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks.

 

Racing action will get under way at 7:30 p.m.

 

While Dusty Leonard and Arizona transplant R.C. Whitwell topped the most recent pair of Sooner Late Model Series events, Kip Hughes maintains the series lead with three triumphs in nine events thus far in 2019.

 

Hughes enters Saturday’s card with the series lead over Damio Patochka with Steve Hawkins, Wayne Bush and John Somers also among the current top five.

 

In addition to Hughes, Leonard and Whitwell, other drivers picking off wins with the series this year include Travis Johnson, Patrick Daniel and Robbie Starnes.

 

The IMCA Modified points race is at a boil with a mere 11 points separating the top three in the IMCA Modified ranks with William Nusser holding a nine-point edge over Trent Gray with Jesse Smith another two points back in third.

 

Jeff Kaup holds a 17-point advantage over Brian May in IMCA Sport Modifieds, Angel Munoz has opened up an 80-point advantage over Chris Oliver in IMCA Stock Cars and Reagan Sellard has a 93-point lead over Brian Thomas in his quest for a third consecutive IMCA Hobby Stock title.

 

Tickets to Saturday’s Sooner Late Model Series special event are just $15 with children 11 and under admitted for free.

 

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dodge City located at 201 4th Avenue is the official lodging partner of Dodge City Raceway Park.  Race fans staying at the Holiday Inn & Suites Dodge City will want to request the special DCRP rate for their visit when making reservations. Contact the Holiday Inn Express at 620-225-1000.

 

In total, the 2019 season atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval is slated for 18 nights of action along with another eight Sunday cards atop the newly-constructed 1/7-mile Little DCRP clay oval.

 

The complete slate of 2019 events at DCRP is available at https://www.dodgecityraceway.com/schedule/.

 

Dodge City Raceway Park is located on the south edge of Dodge City, KS, on US 283, then 0.9 miles west on US 56, then 0.1 miles south.  For more information, contact the track at 620-225-3277 or check www.dodgecityraceway.com.

 

THE PPB JERSEY RUSH VIII RETURNS TO NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 16, LUCAS WOLFE ADDED TO SPRINT PRE-ENTRIES

 

NEW EGYPT, NJ  JULY 9, 2019   . . . . . . . .  It’s just days away and the Pioneer Pole Buildings Jersey Rush VIII returns to the New Egypt Speedway and it all takes place on Tuesday night, July 16 with a three division program that will showcase the 410 Sprints, Modifieds and Crate Sportsman.      This will mark the only visit for the 410 Sprints at New Egypt Speedway and a big $5,000 first place prize will go to the winner of the 30 lap feature event and a hefty $1,000 to finish tenth.   Time trials and heat race qualifying will establish the starting field for the 30 lap 410 Sprint feature event.  For the Modifieds,  it will be a Big Block vs Small Bocks (all with sail panels) challenge with the winner of the 30 lap feature picking up $3,000 for the win and $1,000 to finish fifth.  The Crate Sportsman will be chasing a $1,000 to win payday.

 

Sprint car star Lucas Wolfe will be in the mix to chase the $5,000 check and he’ll be challenged by JJ Grasso and Ryan Smith, both previous winners of the Jersey Rush.  Kyle Reinhardt, Davie Franek and Joe Kata are early entries.   The modified field will be impressive with Billy Pauch, Duane Howard, Jeff Strunk,  and Jimmy Blewett on the roster.

 

On Tuesday night, July 16 the pit gates will open at 3:30 PM with the Grandstands opening at 5 PM.      A special Meet & Greet will take place from 5 PM to 6:15 PM when fans may go into the pits to meet the driving legends of the 410 sprint cars.   Spectators may enter the pits through the gate located behind the fourth turn grandstands area.   Bring your camera or go car to car gathering autographs.     At 6:15, spectators will return to the grandstand area in anticipation of warm-ups.     At 7:15 PM, 410 sprint car qualifying will take place.

 

Rules for the 410 sprints, modifieds and crate sportsman are posted on www.JERSEYRUSHRACE.com.    410 Sprint drivers are asked to pre-enter for $50 to receive  three pit passes and to be eligible for increased purse, bonus or contingency awards.

 

In the seven prior Jersey Rush events, 410 sprint winners include JJ Grasso in 2011, 2013 and 2017.  Daryn Pitman was the winner in 2012 with Ryan Smith taking top honors in 2014 as Greg Hodnett won the event back-to-back in 2015 and 2016.      Past Jersey Rush Modified  feature winners included Billy Pauch in 2011, 2013 and 2014 as Jimmy Horton was the 2012 winner, Duane Howard in 2015, Ryan Godown in 2016 and Billy Pauch Jr. in 2017.    Mother Nature was the Jersey Rush winner in 2018.

 

Adult admission tickets are $30, children 6 to 11 $10 and children 5 and under will be admitted free.  The Pit Fee is $35  and a license is not required.

 

For additional information, please call 609 888 3618 or 443 513 4456 and be sure to go to the website for all the details at www.JERSEYRUSHRACE.com  

 

The Jersey Rush VIII is a co-promotion between Lenny, Danny and Davey Sammons and special events organizer Bob Miller.   The promotional team is pleased to have Pioneer Pole Buildings back as the event sponsor.  

 

 

 

Mini Tyrrell Eyes First CARS Tour Win in Return to Carteret

 

Teenage racing phenom Mini Tyrrell recently picked up his first top-five in the CARS Late Model Stock Tour, and now he’s got his sights set on victory in Saturday’s Crystal Coast at Carteret County Speedway – a track he has run well at in the past.

 

Tyrrell, 14, from Manassas, Virginia, picked up three second place finishes at Bobby Watson’s Carteret County in 2018 – including a runner-up finish in the Solid Rock Carriers 150 last July.  This weekend, he will be returning to Carteret County fresh off his best career CARS Tour finish, a fourth at Dominion (Va.) Raceway last month, extending a streak of four consecutive top-10 finishes.

 

“I think we’re going to do just fine,” Tyrrell said.  “We’ll see obviously.  We’ve got to stay focused and, obviously, we’re competing against the best Late Model Stock Car drivers on the East Coast.  I expect that we will finish in the top-10 again.  I would love to keep this streak going.  A top-five or top-three finish would be fantastic.”

 

While Tyrrell, a young driver who is humble in nature, aims for a top-five finish, he knows a win at Carteret County is certainly possible.

 

“I think, if we can get the win, that would be incredible,” Tyrrell remarked.  “We’ve really got to stay focused.  I’m not going into the race expecting that I’m going to win.  We’ll see how it pans out.  Qualifying will have a big effect on how this race is going to play out.”

 

Because Carteret County Speedway is a flat track, passing another competitor will not come easy.  However, Tyrrell has, once before, been able to race up through the field.  In last July’s Solid Rock Carriers 150, he raced his way to a runner-up finish after starting the 150-lap race in the 11th position.

“That race was very difficult for us,” Tyrrell stated.  “We had motor issues all weekend.  We qualified, went up to race, and she raced like a scolded dog.  It went from 11th to second in 125 laps.  We had a great car that night and I was very proud of that finish.”

 

Tyrrell has been looking forward to returning to Carteret County ever since the checkered flag fell at Dominion Raceway in June.  When he climbed out of the car at Dominion, he immediately looked ahead to Carteret and, in the moment, told himself he would win in the Crystal Coast 125.

 

“It boosted our team’s confidence,” Tyrrell explained.  “Since we introduced our new car to the family, taking it to Dominion and running well with it was very good for us.  We’re on a strict budget.  We didn’t have the greatest car last year, but it was a fantastic car and ran really well with us.  Just to have this newer car has boosted our confidence.  As soon as I got out of the car at Dominion, I said, ‘I’m going to win at Carteret.’  I was saying, I know the track, I know it’s a great place, I know what I’m doing, I’m ready to win there with my team.”

 

Winning at Carteret County, which Tyrrell often calls a second home, would be an emotional one.  The Tyrrell family became good friends with track visionary Bobby Day Watson, who passed away last October.  If Tyrrell were to win on Saturday, the win would be for Bobby.

 

“Losing Bobby was really difficult,” Tyrrell explained.  “I know he loved us dearly and we loved him.  I’ve never seen a racetrack owner come to us on test day and spend a whole two hours with us showing us the track.  He really made us feel like we were wanted and welcome.  If I won this race, it would 100 percent be for Bobby Watson.  He was an incredible man and was very loved in the racing community.  If I could win, it would be incredible.  I know he’ll be watching down protecting every driver on that racetrack and hopefully guiding us to victory lane.”

 

Tyrrell is one of over 20 drivers who have registered to compete in Saturday night’s Solid Rock Carriers Crystal Coast 125 presented by WITN-TV and Moore’s Barbeque.  Along with the CARS Tour, the Carolina Mini-Stock Challenge and the Charger division will be in action.  Tickets will be available at the gate for $20 and kids 10 and under get in free.  For those unable to attend, CARS Tour TV will have live coverage available on its streaming service.

 

For more information about Bobby Watson’s Carteret County Speedway, visit the track’s official website at www.carteretspeedway.com, “like” Carteret County Speedway on Facebook or follow @carteretcoswy on Twitter.

 

Layne Riggs Looking for Redemption, Rebound at Carteret County

 

After a rough start to his 2019 season, CARS Tour competitor Layne Riggs sees Saturday night’s trip to the beaches of Carteret County as an opportunity to restore his confidence and return to victory lane in the Solid Rock Carriers Crystal Coast 125 presented by WITN-TV and Moore’s Barbeque.

 

Riggs, 17, from Bahama, North Carolina, returns to Bobby Watson’s Carteret County Speedway after a pair of fifth place finishes in the CARS Tour, and he has plenty of reasons to be optimistic.  After leading much of last year’s race at Carteret Count, he was involved in an incident on lap 102, and ultimately had to settle for a second-place finish.

 

That second-place finish is his worst career finish at Carteret County Speedway.  In three starts, he has led 312 of the 400 laps he’s completed and has pocketed over $23,000 in first place winnings.

 

“I think I’m really good at Carteret, showing my stats,” Riggs said.  “I feel like it’s the first flat track I was ever successful at.  I know it very well and I have a lot of confidence there, and luckily, our setups and programs have done well at these tracks.  Going to places like Langley and Ace and learning has given me confidence going back to Carteret.  I’m pretty confident going into this weekend.”

 

Confidence is exactly what the second-generation driver feels he needs after what he considers to be the lowest point of his career.  Riggs suffered four DNFs in the first five races of the 2019 CARS Late Model Stock Tour season but was able to pick up his first top-five of the season at Langley (Va.) Speedway, a flat track that shares many characteristics with Carteret County, back in June.

 

“We haven’t had a win all year,” Riggs remarked.  “I feel like, recently, our car’s been getting better and we’ve had better finishes, so tying all that in with a win would be a huge confidence booster.  Not a win, we ended up getting 5 DNFs in a row, I’ve never had that many in one season before.  The lowest of the low in my racing career has been this season and I feel like we’re turning it around.  A win would be good for me, my team, my sponsors, for now and the future.”

 

Along with looking for his first win of the season, and redemption after last year’s runner-up result, Riggs also has a personal reason to win.

 

Riggs was distantly related to Bobby Day Watson, the visionary of Carteret County Speedway who passed away last year.  However, throughout the 2018 season, he became close to Watson – and ultimately won at the final race Watson would see before passing away.

 

“I knew that Bobby was a family member,” Riggs explained.  “Never was really close to him, but as we ran at Carteret, I got to know him, and we became good friends.  It’s a tragedy that he passed away.  I know that he was proud of what we did.  He did a great job with his racetrack and hopefully that legacy continues.

 

“Before the [CARS Tour] race, he came and said, ‘y’all better do good.’”

 

Last year’s CARS Tour race at Carteret County was one of the most intriguing races of the 2019 campaign.  Riggs started on the pole and dominated until the 102nd lap of the race when he spun off the front bumper of Josh Berry.  Riggs was able to recover after a single 360-degree loop without losing the lead, but simultaneous to his recovery, the lapped car of Sarah Cornett-Ching ended up spinning in front of Berry – taking Berry out of the race.

 

While Riggs thought he had recovered with the lead, CARS Tour ruled when the caution came out that Riggs’ spin was the cause of the caution and, per the series rulebook, sent him to the rear.  Riggs ended up racing his way back up to second in the race’s final stint.

 

While Riggs harbored some resentment over the contact at Carteret, which he repaid Berry for in a race at Hickory Motor Speedway later in August, Riggs feels he and Berry still have respect for each other and hopes to be contending for wins with Berry, and reigning series champion Bobby McCarty, in Saturday night’s Crystal Coast 125.

 

“Ever since I started racing with Josh, I always feel like he’s been hard and aggressive, and I thought that could have been one of the breaking points,” Riggs remarked.  “I’m going to race Josh the way I always have, as well as any competitor.  Me and Josh respect each other, as well as me and Bobby.  We’re all pretty tough competition and running up front, even though I feel like I haven’t had the opportunity to run up front this season.

 

“I feel like we’ve got our program good enough to be back up there with the top-three CARS Tour frontrunners.  I think we’ve always raced each other pretty hard and I hope we do the same at Carteret.”

 

While another headline victory at Carteret County Speedway is Riggs’ next goal, Riggs also hopes for some redemption in upcoming races at Langley (Va.) Speedway on July 13th and Martinsville (Va.) Speedway in October.  In recent races at both Martinsville, last fall, and Langley, last month, Riggs had a supporting role in aggressive battles for the win – but ultimately was denied in both races.

 

“We had a lot of opportunities last year, and good cars,” Riggs remarked.  “We’re going back to places like Carteret, Langley and Martinsville looking to get redemption.”

 

Riggs also noted that the setup he ran at Langley in June will be the exact same setup he runs in the Crystal Coast 125 on Saturday and in the Hampton Heat 200 at Langley Speedway on July 20th – races he expects to win.

 

Saturday’s Crystal Coast 125 will go green at 7pm.  General admission seats will be available on race day for just $20 while kids 10 and under are admitted free of charge.  For distant fans, the Crystal Coast 125 will be streamed live on the CARS Tour TV subscription service.

 

For more information about Bobby Watson’s Carteret County Speedway, visit the track’s official website at www.carteretspeedway.com, “like” Carteret County Speedway on Facebook or follow @carteretcoswy on Twitter.

 

 

Racing To Take Center Stage At Terre Haute Action Track Wednesday
Sprints, Pro Lates, & Modifieds To Race At Vigo County Fair 

(Terre Haute, IN)  The Vigo County Fair at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds is underway in Terre Haute, IN which means the Wednesday night fair race is set to go green.  The July 10 event will feature the BRANDEIS Midwest Sprint Car Series in addition to the Pro Late Models and DIRTcar Modifieds.  The three classes will take center stage for a great night of racing on the dirt half-mile. 

The “Rumble at the Fair” on Wednesday appears on the MSCS schedule for the very first time.  The BRANDEIS MSCS Sprint Cars will be competing in a feature that pays $3,000 to win and $300 to start.  The MSCS Sprints always brings a great field of cars with some top name drivers.  Many will use this event for a tune-up of the upcoming Indiana Sprint Week race at the end of the month.  

MSCS last raced at Terre Haute on August 12, 2018.  Thirty cars were present.  Chris Windom set fast time at 20.071 seconds around the half mile.  Robert Ballou finished ahead of Windom to win the feature.  Other big names in the field included Chase Stockon, Carson Short, Justin Grant, Jon Stanbrough, and Shane Cottle.  MSCS will also race at Terre Haute a second time this year.  That event will be on Sunday, August 11th. 

The top ten drivers in the BRANDEIS MSCS Points standings at Mid Season are Kyle Cummins, Brady Short, Dakota Jackson, Donny Brackett, Stephen Schnapf, Jordan Kinser, Aric Gentry, Brandon Mattox, Chayse Hayhurst, and Kent Schmidt.  Chayse Hayhurst leads Kyle Hathaway and Ryan Bond in the 2019 MSCS Rookie Standings. 

The first ever BRANDEIS MSCS Mid Season Championship points chase ended July 6th.  Mother Nature won the race that night but Kyle Cummins had already secured another championship.  He had established a lead of 65 points over Brady Short.  The $1,500 award will be presented to Cummins at Terre Haute.  Rain prevented the top three from being recognized this past Saturday.  

In addition to the Sprints, the Pro Late Models will get their one and only chance to race the 1/2 –mile this year.  The Pro Lates will run under either Indiana Late Model Series rules or DIRTcar Pro Late Model rules.  For tires, competitors are allowed to use any of the following: Hoosier LM20/LM40/D-21/D-55.  The event will pay $800 to win and $115 to start. 

The DIRTcar Modifieds, the staple class of the track, will also be in action for the third time this year. 

Pit gates will open Wednesday at 4:00, grandstands at 5:00, hotlaps will start at 6:30, and racing will take the green at 7:30 PM.  Race teams are reminded to use the back entrance to the fairgrounds to enter the pit area, due to the fair. 

About Terre Haute Action Track:

For more information, follow the Action Track online at www.terrehauteactiontrack.net and on Facebook (www.facebook.com/terrehauteactiontrack).  Updates are also available by calling the Track Enterprises office at 217-764-3200. 

The Terre Haute Action Track is located at the Wabash County Fairgrounds, in Terre Haute, IN.  The physical address is 3901 South US Hwy 41, Terre Haute, IN 47807.

 

AUTOGRAPH NIGHT SATURDAY AT FLAT ROCK!
R & M Recycling will sponsor Saturday's Autograph Night show at Flat Rock Speedway. Fans can walk onto the track and meet all the drivers! The Autograph session is set for 6:15 and racing begins at 7 p.m.
Flat Rock's race teams have made the Autograph Session a popular event for the fans over the years, providing photos, hero cards, candy and treats for fans of all ages.

 
The Saturday, July 13 show includes the ARCA Late Model Sportsman, the ARCA Victory Lane Quick Oil Change Figure 8's, the DTS Drive Train Specialists Street Stocks, The Vault ARCA Factory Stocks and the Bandoleros. The event is a tribute to the late Wayne Pelkey, a former racer and car owner for many years.

 
The pit gates open at 3, the front gates and ticket office will open at 4:30, practice will also begin at 4:30, the on-track autograph session is at 6:15 and racing is at 7 p.m.

 
ALL tickets go on sale at 4:30 p.m. Saturday night. There is no pre-sale for this event.

 

 

USAC Midgets “Tuesday Night Thunder” at Red Dirt Raceway!

Lonnie Wheatley, MEEKER, Okla. (July 8, 2019) – The nation’s top Midget racecar drivers invade Oklahoma for the only time this summer as the NOS Energy Drink USAC National Midget series takes to Meeker’s Red Dirt Raceway for “Tuesday Night Thunder”.

The series returned to Oklahoma for the first time in more than 40 years last year and home state hero Christopher Bell fought off Logan Seavey for victory honors.

Seavey, the defending series champion fresh off an Indiana Midget Week championship last month and a POWRi Pepsi Nationals triumph on Sunday, looks to improve by one position this time around.

His hands will be full though with the likes of current series points leader Tyler Courtney, Chris Windom, Kevin Thomas, Jr., and Broken Arrow native Brady Bacon, who pocketed $25,000 with a sweep of this past weekend’s USAC Sprint Car “Corn Belt Nationals” at Knoxville Raceway.  The full contingent of USAC contenders along with a host of Sooner state shoes will vie for victory honors as well.

The details…

What:  USAC Midgets “Tuesday Night Thunder”.

When:   Tuesday, July 9.  Gates open at 5:00 p.m., qualifying begins at 7:00 p.m. with racing to follow at 7:30 p.m.

Where:  Meeker, Oklahoma’s Red Dirt Raceway is located 4.5 miles north of US 62 on SR 18 (990871 South Highway 18, Meeker, Oklahoma 74855).  For more information, contact the track at 405-318-0198 or check online at https://www.reddirtraceway.com/.

Tickets:  General admission is just $25 with high school students and younger just $5.  There is also $5 off admission for anyone wearing a Red Dirt Raceway tee-shirt or that has a “Red Dirt Raceway – Meeker, OK” koozie.  All access pit passes will be available for $35.

Red Dirt Raceway also features a tailgate area available for the first 25 cars for just $100 per car load (fit as many as you can) with one 54 quart cooler and one grill permitted. 

The Series:  NOS Energy Drink USAC National Midgets

Top Ten:  The current top ten in USAC National Midget points:

1. Tyler Courtney (Indianapolis, IN) 849

2. Logan Seavey (Sutter, CA) 733

3. Chris Windom (Canton, IL) 732

4. Kevin Thomas, Jr. (Cullman, AL) 731

5. Zeb Wise (Angola, IN) 664

6. Chad Boat (Phoenix, AZ) 637

7. Tanner Carrick (Lincoln, CA) 574

8. Tucker Klaasmeyer (Paola, KS) 567

9. Jerry Coons, Jr. (Tucson, AZ) 553

10. C.J. Leary (Greenfield, IN) 532

Series Winners:  Through a dozen events this season, only current points leader Tyler Courtney has racked up multiple wins and he’s picked off five.  The other seven wins have been distributed among seven different drivers including 16-year-old Bixby shoe Cannon McIntosh.

Tyler Courtney (Indianapolis, IN) 5, Justin Grant (Ione, CA) 1, Kyle Larson (Elk Grove, CA) 1, Cannon McIntosh (Bixby, OK) 1, Logan Seavey (Sutter, CA) 1, Kevin Thomas, Jr. (Cullman, AL) 1, Tanner Thorson (Minden, NV) 1, Chris Windom (Canton, IL) 1.

Tuesday Night Thunder Winners:  Before shifting to Red Dirt Raceway with Christopher Bell racing to victory lane year, previous Tuesday Night Thunder events took place at Fairbury, Nebraska’s Jefferson County Speedway with Chad Boat (2016) and Tanner Thorson (2017) reaching victory lane before the Fairbury event shifted to Friday and Saturday to anchor the series Mid-America Midget Week.

Oklahoma Midget Scene:  A number of local contenders will take on the USAC invaders.  Carl Junction, Missouri’s Andrew Felker is the current POWRi West Midget League points leader with Cannon McIntosh currently second despite focusing on the National schedule.  Others among the top five in local  series points are Hank Davis, and Morton brothers Chance and Kade.  Felker and Chance Morton picked up wins at Garden City’s Airport Raceway over this past weekend.

Event Partners:  Sponsors making “Tuesday Night Thunder” at Red Dirt Raceway possible include Patriot Dodge of Chandler, Hepfner Racing Products, Rod End Supply, Keizer Wheels, EMi, Mud-X, Speedway Motors, and Outlaw Wings.

 
USAC/CRA AND SOUTHWEST SPRINT CARS AT PERRIS AUTO SPEEDWAY THIS SATURDAY!
 
(Perris, CA, July 8, 2019) This Saturday night July 13th, Perris Auto Speedway will play host to a jointly sanctioned program featuring the Amsoil USAC/CRA Sprint Cars and the Sands Chevrolet USAC/ Southwest Sprint Cars.  It will be the first time the two groups have contested a co-sanctioned race in California.  Spectator gates will open at 5:00 P.M. with racing at 7:00.  At intermission, kids will be allowed onto the track to see all the cars up close and meet and collect candy from all the drivers.

 
(The two photos attached, one of Arizona's R.J. Johnson racing inside California's Cody Williams and the other of kids collecting candy from the teams at intermission, are courtesy of Doug Allen)
 
Late last year it was announced that the Southwest Series would allow 410 engines for the first time in 2019.  The engine switch allows the Arizona drivers to come to California to race on a more level playing field.  Likewise, it allows the drivers of USAC/CRA to journey to Arizona and race in the Southwest Series.  Ironically, the same driver leads the championship standings in each series.  Garden Grove, California’s Brody Roa, who won the “Doug Fort Memorial” at the Santa Maria Raceway last Saturday night, leads Concord, California’s Damion Gardner by a single point in the CRA Series heading into Saturday’s race.  In the Southwest Series, Roa is 53-points in front of Laveen, Arizona’s R.J. Johnson.
 
“There are a lot of good sprint car drivers in Arizona,” Perris Auto Speedway promoter Don Kazarian stated.  “USAC implementing 410s into the Southwest Series has already allowed us to see some of them on a regular basis for the first time in years.  Driver’s like R.J. Johnson, Charles Davis Jr., Stevie Sussex and Mike Martin are top notch competitors in top notch cars.  They have been to The PAS several times this year and we hope to see them, and some other top drivers come over to challenge the CRA regulars on Saturday night.” 
 
Like the CRA Series contesting most of its races in California, the Southwest Series confines a majority of its races to Arizona.  However, with the temperatures sizzling in the “Copper State” in June, July and August, most of the tracks in the state take those months off.  The Southwest Series last raced in Arizona at Canyon Speedway Park on June 8th and will not race in its home state again until September 14th.  The three-month break in the schedule creates the opportunity for its teams to head west to race in California.   In addition to racing at The PAS this Saturday night, the August 17th race will also be co-sanctioned between the two series. 
 
Saturday’s race will be the fifth USAC/CRA race at The PAS in 2019.  Thus far only one driver, Visalia’s Richard Vander Weerd who was born in Upland and spent part of his childhood in Chino, is the only driver with two wins in the first four races.  Sikeston, Missouri’s Hunter Schuerenberg and Roa have split the wins in the other two races on the famous Riverside County half-mile clay oval. 
 
Due to popular demand with all the fans and the racing teams, the candy giveaway is coming back for the second straight sprint car race at The PAS. 
 
“The candy giveaway for the kids has been very popular,” Kazarian said.  “Not only popular with the kids but also the race teams.  Our pits are open to the fans after each race, but with many families having a long drive home, they must hit the road.  By doing the candy giveaway at intermission, they all get to meet the drivers and the drivers get to meet more kids.”
 
In addition to the CRA/Southwestern part of the show, The PAS Senior and Young Gun Sprint Cars will also be in action. 
 
Spectator gates for Saturday’s race will open at 5:00 P.M. and the first race will take the green flag at 7:00.
 
Tickets are $25.00 for adults.  Seniors 65 and over get in for $20.00.  For active military with proper id and their spouse or date, it is $5.00 each.  Teens 13-18 with their school id and kids 6-12 get in for $5.00.  Children 5 and under are free.  Parking on the fairgrounds is $8.00.
 
Camping on the fairgrounds opens at noon on Friday.  Tailgating on the grassy area outside of turn four begins at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday. 
 
Advance tickets for all Perris Auto Speedway events are available 24-hours a day online at https://bit.ly/2Aa50Lj or by calling 1-800-595-4849.  If you do not wish to buy tickets in advance for any race, there will be plenty of tickets for everyone at the ticket window on race night.
 
Perris Auto Speedway is conveniently located on the SoCal Fair and Event Center (home of October’s Southern California Fair), approximately one hour east of Los Angeles and one-hour North of San Diego. To get to the track, take the 215 freeway, on the Ramona Expressway and go three miles east to the fairgrounds. For directions on MapQuest, the address to enter is: 18700 Lake Perris Drive and the zip code is 92571.
 
USAC/CRA Sprint Cars
1. Brody Roa – Garden Grove, CA – 607
2. Damion Gardner – Concord, CA – 606
3. Austin Williams – Norco, CA – 544
4. Jake Swanson – Anaheim, CA – 481
5. Tommy Malcolm – Corona, CA – 397
 
USAC Southwest Sprint Cars
1. Brody Roa – Garden Grove, CA – 589
2. R.J. Johnson – Laveen, AZ – 536
3. Stevie Sussex – Tempe, AZ – 511
4. Charles Davis Jr. – Buckeye, AZ – 467
5. Mike Martin – Yuma, AZ – 482
 
PAS Senior Sprint Cars
1. John Aden – Apple Valley, CA – 243
2. Ed Schwarz – Santa Fe Springs, CA – 229
3. Richard McCormick – Canyon Country, CA – 181
4. Dan Taylor – Reily, OH – 150
5. Dale Gamer – Anaheim, CA – 136
 
PAS Young Gun Sprint Cars
1. Amanda Roberson – Ramona, CA – 182
2. Dillon Osborne – Corona, CA – 130
3. Blade Hilldebrand – Yucca Valley, CA – 65
4. Gage Rucker – Bellflower, MO - 65
 
Perris Auto Speedway wants to thank its corporate partners for the 2019 season.  All Coast Construction,  Austin Hutchinson Realtor, Battery Systems, Brass and Bass Firearms & Fishing Supplies, Budweiser, Bud’s Tire Pro, Chris’ Hauling, City of Perris, Daytona Boat & RV Storage, Ed Moore Bullet Proof Driveshaft, Flowdynamics, HD Industries, Hoosier Tires, Inland Rigging, K2 Displays, Living Water’s Hospice, LKQ Pick Your Part, Luke’s Transmission, Pepsi-Cola, Pole Position, PrintItNow.com,  Rainbow Bolt & Supply, Shaver Specialties, Square H, Sunoco Race Fuels, Sunstate Equipment, Trench Shoring, Varner Construction, VIA RV Service and Vista Paint.
 
To keep up with all the latest Perris Auto Speedway news, photos, gossip and receive special offers, please use the following links:
 
 
 
 
 
Video and DVD productions of all racing sprint cars events at Perris Auto Speedway are available from Loudpedal Productions. For more information on these productions you can contact them by calling (805) 844-3854, E-mailing mailto:trtruex@gmail.com or you can visit the website LoudPedal Productions.
 
DVD’s of all the PASSCAR/IMCA racing and Nights of Destruction at The PAS are available from Fourvideos.  For more information call (714) 225-9500. 
 
racesatthepas@aol.com is the only authorized Internet address to issue official media news released from The Perris Auto Speedway or Oval Entertainment.
 
2019 Perris Auto Speedway Schedule
 
July 13th           Amsoil USAC/CRA & USAC Southwest Sprint Cars, PAS Senior Sprints and PAS Young Gun Sprints
 
July 20th           PASSCAR Super Stocks, Street Stocks, American Factory Stocks and IMCA Modifieds
 
July 27th           LKQ Pick Your Part Presents Night of Destruction V: Demo Cross, Figure 8’s, Trailer Figure 8’s, Mini Stocks, Double Deckers,
 
August 17th     “California Racer’s Hall of Fame Night” Amsoil USAC/CRA & USAC Southwest Sprint Cars, PAS Senior Sprints and PAS Young Gun Sprints
 
August 24th     PASSCAR Super Stocks, Street Stocks, American Factory Stocks and IMCA Modifieds
 
August 31st      LKQ Pick Your Part Presents Night of Destruction VI: Demo Cross, Figure 8’s, Trailer Figure 8’s, Mini Stocks, Double Deckers
 
September 14th           PASSCAR Super Stocks, Street Stocks, American Factory Stocks and IMCA Modifieds
 
September 21st           “Glenn Howard Classic” Amsoil USAC/CRA Sprint Cars, PAS Senior Sprints and PAS Young Gun Sprints
 
September 28th LKQ Pick Your Part Presents Night of Destruction VII: Demo Cross, Figure 8’s, Trailer Figure 8’s, Mini Stocks, Double Deckers
 
November 6th Budweiser Oval Nationals Presented by All Coast Construction Practice Session
 
November 7th   Budweiser Oval Nationals Presented by All Coast Construction USAC National, CRA and Southwest Sprint Cars
 
November 8th Budweiser Oval Nationals Presented by All Coast Construction USAC National, CRA and Southwest Sprint Cars
 
November 9th Budweiser Oval Nationals Presented by All Coast Construction USAC National, CRA and Southwest Sprint Cars
 
November 16th “Champions Night” PASSCAR Super Stocks, Street Stocks, American Factory      Stocks and PAS Modifieds
 
*** Schedule Subject to Change

 

Callies Performance Products and Priority Aviation back Brad Doty Classic
 
 
ATTICA, Ohio – Callies Performance Products and Priority Aviation will once again be the title sponsors of the two dash races for the 31st Annual Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic Presented by Racing Optics at Attica Raceway Park on Tuesday, July 16.

The 31st Annual Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic Presented by Racing Optics will feature the best sprint car drivers in the world. The 2018 Brad Doty Classic had 50 drivers compete for the $10,000 top prize with 10-time World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz inheriting the lead at the mid-point of the race when Brent Marks suffered a flat tire and driving to his fourth BDC win.

The Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic returned to Attica Raceway Park in 2016 following a 10 year run at Limaland Motorsports Park in Lima , Ohio . The event originated at ARP in 1989.

Headquartered in Fostoria , Ohio – not far from Attica Raceway Park – Callies Performance Products specializes in the best designed, highest quality crankshafts, connecting rods and camshaft cores available on the market. Callies is also the sponsor of the weekly 410 sprint division at Attica Raceway Park

And not only will the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series drivers fill the air with high flying action, but Richard and Jennifer Marshall of Priority Aviation LLC will continue their huge support of dirt track racing.

The Marshalls are co-owners of the Clauson-Marshall Racing team which fields midgets; the Clauson-Marshall-Newman (Ryan) Racing sprint car team; and co-owners with NASCAR star Ricky Stenhouse Jr. of the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car driven by Sheldon Haudenschild. They also spear-headed the Bryan Clauson Suite Tower at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum in Knoxville, Iowa and this year have a scholarship program to award the team financial help to get to the famed Knoxville Nationals.

“Richard and Jennifer Marshall didn’t hesitate at all about coming back to support our race again this year. What they have done for the sport of dirt track racing is phenomenal and I’m elated that they have decided to be a part of our event,” said Brad Doty, Co-Promoter of the Brad Doty Classic.

“Callies has been a supporter of our race for several years and we are very thankful for their continued involvement. Not only do some of the best engine builders in the business use Callies’ products but so do many racers and hot rodders who build their own engines,” Doty continued.

This year will mark the 15th consecutive season the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series has sanctioned the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic Presented by Racing Optics. There have been 22 different winners in the 28 contested Brad Doty Classic features (2 have been rained out).

Reserved seats for the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic presented by Racing Optics are on sale by going to www.atticaracewaypark.com and click on the Brad Doty Classic link at the top of the main page.

For more information go to www.atticaracewaypark.com or follow the track on Twitter @atticaracewyprk or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/atticaracewaypark and Instagram at attica_raceway_park.

About Callies Performance Products

Callies Performance Products began manufacturing high performance crankshafts in 1989. With many years of engineering and employee experience, Callies has grown to be the industry leader for innovative product design. Callies takes pride in staying ahead of the competition with the latest high tech design and manufacturing advantages. By utilizing the latest in computer aided solid modeling and CNC machining centers, Callies is able to offer the best designed, highest quality crankshafts, connecting rods, and camshaft cores available on the market today.

At the heart of Callies Commitment to excellence is one of the most experienced sales teams in the industry. Up-to-date information on the latest products and innovations is available to Callies’ customers through their expert sales staff. Information shared between sales, engineering and manufacturing personnel on a daily basis creates company-wide continuity that ensures Callies maintains a focus on developing products to meet the needs of a wide variety of customers. Callies is also looking for additional team members. If you want to be part of the team at Callies, visit Callies Performance Products online at www.Callies.com!

About Priority Aviation Services

Priority Aviation Services, LLC was founded in 2014 by Richard and Jennifer Marshall. The company provides aircraft management services to the private aviation industry.

 

 

Attica to reward local teams who take part in Brad Doty Classic
 

 
ATTICA, Ohio - Attica Raceway Park will once again reward the weekly racers who participate in the 31st Annual Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic Presented by Racing Optics when the World of Outlaw NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series comes to "Ohio's Finest Racing" speedplant on Tuesday, July 16.
 
Attica Raceway Park will again pay World of Outlaws memberships for the top 15 in weekly points once points are tabulated after the Friday, July 12 race.
 
"Also as a way to show appreciation to the our weekly racers in the top 15 in points if anyone of them can take down the Outlaws for the Brad Doty Classic,  Attica Raceway Park will reward them a $2,000 bonus. If none of the drivers in the top 15 in Attica points wins, the highest finisher in the A-Main will receive a $1,000 bonus, second highest finisher will receive a $500 bonus and the third highest finisher will receive a $300 bonus," said Rex LeJeune, Director of Operations at Attica Raceway Park.
 
Going into the July 12 race at Attica, the top 15 in points in the Callie's Performance Products 410 Sprint Car Division are Cap Henry, Chris Andrews, DJ Foos, Buddy Kofoid, Stuart Brubaker, Travis Philo, Nate Dussel, Trey Jacobs, Caleb Griffith, Jess Stiger, Max Stambaugh, Broc Martin, Brian Lay, TJ Michael and Kelsey Ivy.
 
The 31st Annual Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic Presented by Racing Optics will feature the best sprint car drivers in the world. The 2018 Brad Doty Classic had 50 drivers compete for the $10,000 top prize with 10-time World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz inheriting the lead at the mid-point of the race when Brent Marks suffered a flat tire and driving to his fourth BDC win.
 

This year will mark the 15th consecutive season the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series has sanctioned the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic Presented by Racing Optics. There have been 22 different winners in the 28 contested Brad Doty Classic features (2 have been rained out).

 

Reserved seats for the Ohio Logistics Brad Doty Classic presented by Racing Optics are on sale by going to www.atticaracewaypark.com and click on the Brad Doty Classic link at the top of the main page.

 

For more information go to www.atticaracewaypark.com or follow the track on Twitter @atticaracewyprk or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/atticaracewaypark and Instagram at attica_raceway_park.

Brad Doty Classic Winners

1989 – Steve Kinser
1990 – Jack Hewitt
1991 – Bobby Allen
1992 – Rained Out
1993 – Mark Keegan
1994 – Danny Smith
1995 – Randy Kinser
1996 – Dale Blaney
1997 – Tyler Walker
1998 – Jeff Shepard
1999 – Butch Schroeder
2000 – Kelly Kinser
2001 – Danny Smith (2)
2002 – Alvin Roepke
2003 – Dean Jacobs
2004 – Greg Wilson
2005 – Stevie Smith

Moved to Limaland
2006 – Joey Saldana
2007 – Jac Haudenschild
2008 – Jason Meyers
2009 – Steve Kinser (2)
2010 – Dale Blaney (2)
2011 – Donny Schatz
2012 – Kerry Madsen
2013 – Donny Schatz (2)
2014 – Paul McMahan
2015 – Rained Out

Moved to Attica

2016 – Donny Schatz (3)

2017 – David Gravel

2018 - Donny Schatz (4)

 

 

Jackson Motorplex Set for Three Sprint Car Classes Friday During New Fashion Pork Night

 

Inside Line Promotions - JACKSON, Minn. (July 8, 2019) - Jackson Motorplex hosts New Fashion Pork Night this Friday evening when a trio of sprint car classes will converge upon the 4/10-mile oval.

 

The DeKalb/Asgrow presents the Midwest Power Series and Midwest Sprint Touring Series 360 sprint cars will each make the third visit of the season for a $3,000-to-win, $400-to-start event. It's important to note that this will be the final race that 360 sprint car teams will be allowed to run the RD-12 left rear tire.

Brooke Tatnell bested a field of 46 drivers to win the season opener and Jack Dover outlasted 36 other competitors to claim the second race.

 

Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids will be making its sixth appearance this year. Bill Johnson owns a 13-point lead over Brant O'Banion in the championship standings. The top five drivers are within 17 points of each other.

 

NSL non-wing sprint cars presented by HitchDoc will invade Jackson Motorplex on Friday for the third time this season. Brandon Halverson, who won the season opener, has a 12-point advantage over Johnny Parsons III in the championship standings. The top five in the standings are within 25 points of each other.

 

The pits open at 3 p.m. with the grandstands opening at 5 p.m. Hot laps start the racing action at 7:30 p.m.

 

Tickets are $17 for adults, $12 for seniors and $5 for students ages 13-years-old to 18-years-old. Children 12-years-old and younger get in free. Pit passes are $35 for adults and $20 for children 12-years-old and younger.

 

Additionally, there will be a Bank Midwest candy drop for children ages 12-years-old and younger.

 

UP NEXT -

 

Friday for New Fashion Pork Night featuring the DeKalb/Asgrow presents the Midwest Power Series and Midwest Sprint Touring Series 360 sprint cars, Heartland Steel RaceSaver sprint cars presented by Wyffels Hybrids and NSL non-wing sprint cars presented by HitchDoc

 

Ryan Rackley Earns Runner-Up Result At Caraway Speedway
 
 
 
PHOTO: Ryan Rackley earned a runner-up finish in limited late model action on Saturday night at North Carolina's Caraway Speedway. (MPM Marketing Photo)
 
 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - ASHEBORO, N.C. - (July 8, 2019) – Making just his third start in a full bodied stock car, 14-year-old Ryan Rackley raced to a runner-up result in Saturday’s PRA Tours SouthEast Limited Late Model Series event at Caraway Speedway.
 
The native of Valdosta, Ga., qualified his Lee Faulk Racing and Development No. 1 third for the 75-lap race. He remained patient throughout the race, moving up one spot to finish second at the checkered flag.
 
“I am relieved to be back in the race car after a few rain outs, so to finish runner up makes it even better,” said Rackley, a veteran of Legend Car competition. “The guys at Lee Faulk Racing brought me a great car tonight. It’s all about learning for me at this point, so bringing home the car in one piece was the ultimate goal.
“Finishing second here is a lot like a win for me and this team. I think if I keep learning it won’t be long before I pick up a trophy.”
 
Two-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race winner David Reutimann, who works as Rackley’s crew chief, was impressed with how Rackley handled himself Saturday night.
 
“Ryan did a really good job tonight,” said Reutimann. “He was fast, he was patient, he didn’t overdrive the car and he brought it home in one piece. We really couldn’t have asked for much more than that, so finishing second on top of all that is fantastic. I can’t wait to see what he does for an encore.”
 
Rackley was quick to thank Reutimann and his team for giving him a good car to race with during his Caraway Speedway debut.
 
“The guys at Lee Faulk Racing always bring quality race cars to the track and David is such a wealth of knowledge,” Rackley said. “I am surrounded by a lot of knowledgeable people and I am so appreciative of that. I’m glad I could bring home a great finish for David, Lee Faulk Racing, and all of my partners, friends and family.

 

 

RAMINATOR Monster Truck To Crush Cars At Macon Speedway Saturday Night
Bob Brady Auto Mall Night Will Also Feature Plenty Of Racing Action

(Macon, IL) Macon Speedway officials are extra busy this week, as they prepare for their third race in eight days.  On top of that, they are coming off their biggest of the year, the Herald & Review 100, which took place on Thursday night.  That event drew a huge crowd and turned out to be a thriller that fans will be talking about for years to come.  This Saturday’s event should be another good one, with everything from a monster truck crushing cars to several divisions of great racing action.

Headlining the event will be the annual visit of the Hall Brothers Racing RAMINATOR Monster Truck.  The day begins with an early appearance at Bob Brady Auto Mall in Decatur, IL, before making the trek to Macon Speedway for the evening.  Once there, the truck is in the front parking lot of the track until it’s time to thrill the fans with some car crushing action.

From a racing standpoint, many fans are ready for the return of the Midwest Stock Car Tour, which will have the Archers Alley Street Stocks racing extra laps for extra money in the Dean Garland Classic.  Earl Park, IN driver, Jerrad Krick, currently leads the standings in the series by 8 over Oakley, IL’s Nick Macklin.  Josh Griffith, Lance Evans, and Darrell Dick round out the current top five in points.  Jeremy Nichols and Jason Maier have won the two series events in 2019.  The Dean Garland Classic event will pay $800 to win and $80 to start.

Co-headlining the event, when it comes to the race program, will be the Sportsman Topless 40.  The race will pay extra money as the drivers race sans roof for the night.  Taylorville, IL driver, Scott Landers, leads the division into the night with a 20-point advantage.  Mitch Ringler is second, while Tim Bedinger, Joel Irvin, and Terry Myers complete the top five. 

The Decatur Building Trades Pro Late Models, BillingsleyRewards.com Modifieds, Neal Tire & Auto Pro Mods, Hornets, and Micros By Bailey Chassis will also race. 

Pit gates will open at 4:00, grandstands at 5:00, hotlaps will be at 6:00, and racing will take the green at 7:00.  Grandstand admission will be $15 for adults and free for kids 11 and under.

About Macon Speedway:

For more information, follow Macon Speedway online at www.maconracing.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/maconracing) and Twitter (@maconspeedway). It’s easy to join the Macon Speedway text service. Fans can text MSFANS to 74574 to receive fan information. Drivers text MSDRIVERS to 74574 to receive driver information. Message and date rates apply. Updates are also available by calling Macon Speedway at 217-764-3000.

Macon Speedway is located nine miles south of Decatur on U.S. 51, then 0.6 miles west on Andrews Street and south to 205 N. Wiles. Macon Speedway hosts racing every Saturday night, plus many weeknight specials. Macon Speedway is a proud member of the Contingency Connection's $150,000 Racer Rewards Program.    

 

 

Jordan Lamothe Emerges as Championship Contender in Carteret Legends Division

 

PELETIER, NC – Jordan Lamothe has quietly emerged as a championship contender in the INEX Legends division at Bobby Watson’s Carteret County Speedway with one win on the season and now, he’s hoping to get some momentum going in Saturday night’s Firecracker Clash.

 

Lamothe, 21, from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, sits just five markers behind points leader Brenton Irving in Carteret County Speedway’s Legends championship standings despite missing one race this season.  Lamothe was vaulted into the championship race when he picked up a win in a wild feature on April 27th.  While a championship is on the back of his mind, his focus is on winning more races.

 

“We’re happy where we are now,” Lamothe said.  “It’s always in mind for sure but we didn’t think a championship would happen this year.  We just have to keep our nose clean and finish races.  We’re trying to figure out the right setup between night and day.  It’s hard because we qualify during the day and race at night.  We’re very happy with where we are at.  We’ll see what the rest of the season holds.”

 

Despite being second in points, Lamothe’s win in April is his only top-five finish of the season to date, and when Lamothe won, he did not have the best car.  A last lap entanglement between Brian Sullivan and Emily Day cleared the way, literally, for Lamothe to take home the trophy.

With that in mind, Lamothe has worked tirelessly to get more speed out of his car and qualify better so he can have a strong performance on Saturday night.

 

“We’re throwing everything we can at the car to try,” Lamothe stated.  “We’re hoping it works.  Hopefully, we can qualify up towards the front like we did last race and we should be good.”

 

Originally from Woodstock, Connecticut, Lamothe began racing quarter midgets at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park when he was just four years old, eventually graduating to Bandoleros, then Legends where he won eight races.  He even raced some in SK Modifieds, before eventually moving south.

 

“My dad owned a Late Model and had a team and driver,” Lamothe explained.  “When I was old enough, he sold it all and bought me my first racecar.  So, I started racing at Thompson.  I raced quarter midgets for about seven years, then raced Bandoleros for a couple years at Waterford (Connecticut) Speedbowl, then worked my way into a Legend car at Waterford and Seekonk (Massachusetts) Speedway.  I also ran some open wheel modified races up there as well, then moved south about two years ago.  We ran all over the Charlotte area in Legend Cars and eventually, now, found my way to Carteret.”

 

His journey to Carteret County comes during a season when Carteret County Speedway is drawing some elite competition in Legends racing as teams from all across North America prepare for the INEX Legends Asphalt Nationals – a three-day event running from October 17th through the 19th which is expected to draw well over 100 cars.

 

“The competition has been tough for sure,” Lamothe commented.  “Some of the fastest guys on the east coast and beat teams showed up for that $2,500-to-win race in May.  It’s definitely been fun though.  It makes you a better driver for sure if you have better people around you.”

Lamothe said he intends to compete in the INEX Legends Asphalt Nationals as well.

 

Lamothe will continue his championship battle with Brenton Irving, Emily Day and Brian Sullivan in Saturday’s Firecracker Clash.  Along with Legends, the Firecracker Clash will feature racing for Limited Late Models, Chargers, Mini-Stocks, U-CARs, Champ Karts, Mini Cups and Jr. Mini Cups.  Racing gets underway at 7pm.  Tickets are $15 while kids 10 and under are admitted free of charge.

 

For more information about Bobby Watson’s Carteret County Speedway, visit the track’s official website at www.carteretspeedway.com, “like” Carteret County Speedway on Facebook or follow @carteretcoswy on Twitter.

 

 

Bernal Joins Forces with Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports for this Weekend’s Corn Belt Nationals!

Lonnie Wheatley, KNOXVILLE, Iowa (July 4, 2019) – Hollister, California’s Ryan Bernal returns to his “traditional” Sprint Car roots this weekend by joining forces with the Knoxville, Iowa-based Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports No. 17 Sprint Car team with an eye on of the $20,000 winner’s share at Knoxville Raceway’s USAC-sanctioned “Corn Belt Nationals”.

The Inaugural edition of the event takes place on Friday and Saturday atop the storied Marion County Fairgrounds ˝-mile clay oval.

“Aaron (Reutzel) called me and then I talked to Josh (Baughman), they got back to me and said I’m their guy,” Bernal commented.  “I couldn’t say yes fast enough for a chance to race for $20,000.  And I know they’ll give me a good car with a really good chance to win.”

Bernal has raced at Knoxville Raceway a pair of times in the past in winged Sprint Car competition.  Despite no wingless laps at Knoxville, Bernal is confident that he will be on equal footing with the best in the non-wing business.

“The USAC National guys haven’t raced there that much, so they’re not really locked in at Knoxville in the way that they are at a lot of their other tracks,” Bernal explains.  “It puts us on a pretty level playing field and gives me a lot better shot at winning this one.”

Bernal has spent recent times focusing on the winged Sprint Car ranks, moving the Tarlton Motorsports No. 21 team to the top of the King of the West / NARC 410 Series point charts in California after last weekend’s event at Placerville Speedway.

But, with an idle weekend for the KWC/NARC series, it’s back to non-wing Sprint Car fun with the BRM No. 17 team this weekend.

A winner of numerous USAC/CRA, USAC West Coast and USAC Southwest features in recent years and the all-time win leader in USAC West Coast Sprint Car competition, Bernal looks to collect his first career USAC National Sprint Car win in a big way this weekend.

Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports is powered by invaluable partners including Folkens Brothers Trucking, Dissolvalloy Downhole Revolution, Triple-X, Precision Catalyst, Hollywood Blasting & Coating, Beard Equipment, Nattress Construction, Fischer Body Shop, B&H Industrial Products, Momentum Racing Suspensions, Wings Unlimited, Walker Filtration, Bombshell Designs & Graphics and Simpson.

Next Up:  Ryan Bernal in the BRM No. 17 at Knoxville Raceway’s USAC-sanctioned “Corn Belt Nationals” on Friday and Saturday.  Those unable to attend can catch all the action live via PPA at www.dirtvision.com with Saturday’s $20,000-to-win feature also live via PPV for subscribers at www.floracing.tv.

Keep Track:  Keep track of Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports online at http://www.baughmanreutzelmotorsports.com/, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Baughmanreutzelmotorsports-136754450449692/ and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/BaughmanReutzel.

If you would like Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports press releases e-mailed directly to you, send your e-mail address to Lonnie Wheatley at lonniewheatley@gmail.com.

Penning the recurring series of “The Wheatley Chronicles” articles on www.sprintcarmania.com, Lonnie Wheatley provides media, public relations and more for select tracks, drivers and events.  For more information, Wheatley may be contacted at lonniewheatley@gmail.com.

 

 

 

NOS ENERGY DRINK USAC NATIONAL MIDGET SERIES. . . .

INVADES  GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY WITH KEN BRENN MIDGET MASTERS 30 AND NASCAR MODIFIEDS ON TUESDAY NIGHT JULY 30

 

BECHTELSVILLE, PA   JULY 3, 2019  .  .   .   .   .  The fans asked for it and here it is! 

 

The NOS Energy Drink USAC National Midget Series will be part of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Tuesday night, July 30 with the first running of the Ken Brenn Midget Masters 30 joined by the NASCAR 358 Modifieds in a big double-header at Grandview Speedway.    The midgets have a long and rich history at Grandview and many say, the Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, PA is the perfect track for the midgets. 

 

This special night is being dedicated to Ken Brenn, an individual with a reputation rich in midget history  and someone who once promoted midget racing at Grandview.   Ken Brenn is an absolute “class act” and has been part of the local  racing fabric for many years, enjoying much success as a modified car owner and a prior promoter of the Bridgeport Speedway.   Some other surprises are being arranged as we honor Ken who is planning to be at this event and drop the first green flag of the night!

 

The 2019 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget schedule is their busiest schedule in two decades and this trip to Pennsylvania will be a highlight as Grandview Speedway opens the Pennsylvania Midget SpeedWeek that will include five consecutive nights of racing. 

 

Christopher Bell, hot off a $10,000 win at Grandview on Tuesday, July 2 in a 410 sprint car is planning to compete in the Ken Brenn Midget Masters 30 along with  Tyler “Sunshine” Courtney, Chris Windom, Kevin Thomas, Jr, Zeb Wise, Chad Boat, Tanner Carrick, Jerry Coons Jr. and C.J. Leary just to name a few.   Time trials and qualifying events will lead up to the Ken Brenn Midget Masters 30 lap feature event paying $3,500 to the winner.

 

The 358 Modifieds will play an equally important part of this event with qualifying and a 30 lap feature that will $3,000 to the winner.    Jeff Strunk is hot off a Thunder on the Hill victory Tuesday night when he thrilled fans with a three abreast move for the lead exiting turn four.   Ryan Watt was the winner of the opening Thunder on the Hill modified event in June and he’ll be back in the mix along with   Brett Kressley, Duane Howard, Craig VonDohren, Rick Laubach, Doug Manmiller, Billy Pauch Jr., Kevin Hirthler, Jared Umbenhauer and many more.

 

The Tuesday night, July 30 Ken Brenn Midget Masters and 358 NASCAR Modified double-header will get underway at 7:30 PM with gates opening at 5 PM.     Low, Down & Dirty is already hard at work planning the pre-race Meet and Greet.

 

Be sure to plan and attend the first return of the USAC National Midgets to Grandview in thirty years.

 

Grandview Speedway Contact Information
GPS USERS: 43 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, PA 19505
Located less than a mile off Route 100, 10 miles north of Pottstown, PA
Speedway Phone: 610-754-7688
Thunder on the Hill Racing Series Phone: 443-513-4456
Series Website:
http://www.thunderonthehillracingseries.com

Track Website: http://www.grandviewspeedway.com
Twitter/Instagram: @TOTHRACING
Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/thunderonthehill

 

Sooner Late Models Up Next at DCRP!

 

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (July 3, 2019) – The next action at Dodge City Raceway Park on Saturday, July 13, marks the lone Late Model appearance of the year atop the 3/8-mile clay oval in southwest Kansas.

 

The Sooner Late Model Series will visit the state-of-the-art track for the first time ever with IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks in action as well.

 

Racing action will get under way at 7:30 p.m.

 

With three wins in seven events thus far in 2019, Kip Hughes leads the Sooner Late Model Series into Dodge City with Damian Patochka, Steve Hawkins, John Somers and Wayne Bush also among the current top five in series points.

 

While Hughes has topped three of seven, the other four wins have been spread about among Travis Johnson, Patrick Daniel, Robbie Starnes and Dusty Leonard.

 

While the Sooner Late Models take center stage, it’s also another critical night of championship chase action for the IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sport Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars and IMCA Hobby Stocks.

 

A mere 11 points separate the top three in the IMCA Modified ranks with William Nusser holding a nine-point edge over Trent Gray with Jesse Smith another two points back in third.

 

Jeff Kaup holds a 17-point advantage over Brian May in IMCA Sport Modifieds, Angel Munoz has opened up an 80-point advantage over Chris Oliver in IMCA Stock Cars and Reagan Sellard has a 93-point lead over Brian Thomas in his quest for a third consecutive IMCA Hobby Stock title.

 

Tickets to the Saturday, July 13, Sooner Late Model Series special event are just $15 with children 11 and under admitted for free.

 

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dodge City located at 201 4th Avenue is the official lodging partner of Dodge City Raceway Park.  Race fans staying at the Holiday Inn & Suites Dodge City will want to request the special DCRP rate for their visit when making reservations. Contact the Holiday Inn Express at 620-225-1000.

 

In total, the 2019 season atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval is slated for 18 nights of action along with another eight Sunday cards atop the newly-constructed 1/7-mile Little DCRP clay oval.

 

The complete slate of 2019 events at DCRP is available at https://www.dodgecityraceway.com/schedule/.

 

Dodge City Raceway Park is located on the south edge of Dodge City, KS, on US 283, then 0.9 miles west on US 56, then 0.1 miles south.  For more information, contact the track at 620-225-3277 or check www.dodgecityraceway.com.

 

 

410 SPRINTS, MODIFIEDS & CRATE SPORTSMAN SHOWCASE THE PPB JERSEY RUSH VIII AT NEW EGYPT SPEEDWAY TUESDAY NIGHT, JULY 16

 

NEW EGYPT, NJ  JULY 3, 2019   . . . . . . . .The Pioneer Pole Buildings Jersey Rush VIII returns to the New Egypt Speedway on Tuesday night, July 16 with a three division program that will showcase the 410 Sprints, Modifieds and Crate Sportsman.      This will mark the only visit for the 410 Sprints at New Egypt Speedway and a $5,000 first place prize will go to the winner of the 30 lap feature event and a hefty $1,000 to finish tenth.   Time trials and heat race qualifying will establish the starting field for the 30 lap 410 Sprint feature event.  For the Modifieds,  it will be a Big Block vs Small Bocks (all with sail panels) challenge with the winner of the 30 lap feature picking up $3,000 for the win and $1,000 to finish fifth.

 

On Tuesday night, July 16 the pit gates will open at 3:30 PM with the Grandstands opening at 5 PM.      A special Meet & Greet will take place from 5 PM to 6:15 PM when fans may go into the pits to meet the driving legends of the 410 sprint cars.   Spectators may enter the pits through the gate located behind the fourth turn grandstands area.   Bring your camera or go car to car gathering autographs.     At 6:15, spectators will return to the grandstand area in anticipation of warm-ups.     At 7:15 PM, 410 sprint car qualifying will take place.

 

Rules for the 410 sprints, modifieds and crate sportsman are posted on www.JERSEYRUSHRACE.com.    410 Sprint drivers are asked to pre-enter for $50 to receive  three pit passes and to be eligible for increased purse, bonus or contingency awards.

 

In the seven prior Jersey Rush events, 410 sprint winners include JJ Grasso in 2011, 2013 and 2017.  Daryn Pitman was the winner in 2012 with Ryan Smith taking top honors in 2014 as Greg Hodnett won the event back-to-back in 2015 and 2016.      Past Jersey Rush Modified  feature winners included Billy Pauch in 2011, 2013 and 2014 as Jimmy Horton was the 2012 winner, Duane Howard in 2015, Ryan Godown in 2016 and Billy Pauch Jr. in 2017.    Mother Nature was the Jersey Rush winner in 2018.

 

Adult admission tickets are $30, children 6 to 11 $10 and children 5 and under will be admitted free.  The Pit Fee is $35  and a license is not required.

 

For additional information, please call 609 888 3618 or 443 513 4456 and be sure to go to the website for all the details at www.JERSEYRUSHRACE.com  

 

The Jersey Rush VIII is a co-promotion between Lenny, Danny and Davey Sammons and special events organizer Bob Miller.   The promotional team is pleased to have Pioneer Pole Buildings back as the event sponsor.  

 

 

Summer National Late Model Stars Set For Macon Speedway Herald & Review 100
Thursday July 4 Event To Feature 3 Divisions And Fireworks

(Macon, IL) The stars of the DIRTcar Summer Nationals Hell Tour will be heading to Macon, IL for Thursday night’s Super Late Model event, the Herald & Review 100.  The race, which will pay $5,000 to the winner, will draw some of the best dirt Super Late Models to the 1/5-mile, high-banked dirt oval.  The popular series will be joined by the BillingsleyRewards.com Modifieds and Neal Tire & Auto Pro Mods.

Brian Shirley, of Springfield, IL, currently leads the Summer National standings, leading by 22 points over Bobby Pierce, who has been quickly closing the gap.  Shirley had a great start to the tour, winning four of the first six events.  Pierce has been solid but hasn’t been in victory lane, like a number of Summer Nationals in the past.  That said, he has a few runner-up finishes as of late and is looking to make a tight battle out of the points.

Winners on the tour this year include Shirley (4), Brandon Sheppard (2), Kyle Bronson (1), Mike Marlar (1), and Shannon Babb (1).  The biggest winner of the tour has been Mother Nature, who has claimed or affected eleven of the events already this year.

Following Shirley and Pierce in the standings are Frank Heckenast, Jr., Babb, and former DIRTcar National Champion, Rusty Schlenk.  Jason Feger, Sheppard, Billy Moyer, Tanner English, and Paul Stubber complete the top ten.

Joining the Super Late Models will be the BillingsleyRewards.com DIRTcar Modifieds and Neal Tire & Auto Pro Mods.  Tommy Sheppard, Jr., of New Berlin, IL currently leads the Modified division points at Macon, while Tim Hancock is atop the Pro Mod points.  Both events Thursday will pay extra money out to participants.

Pit gates open Thursday at 3:00 with grandstand gates swinging open at 4:00.  Hotlaps are scheduled to begin at 6:00 with Summer National qualifying at 6:30 and racing at 7:00 PM.  Fireworks will be held at the end of the racing program.  Grandstand admission is $25 for adults and $5 for kids 11 and under.

Tickets for the event will be sold at the gate on raceday.  For more information or any questions, visit maconracing.com or call 217-764-3000.

About Macon Speedway:

For more information, follow Macon Speedway online at www.maconracing.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/maconracing) and Twitter (@maconspeedway). It’s easy to join the Macon Speedway text service. Fans can text MSFANS to 74574 to receive fan information. Drivers text MSDRIVERS to 74574 to receive driver information. Message and date rates apply. Updates are also available by calling Macon Speedway at 217-764-3000.

Macon Speedway is located nine miles south of Decatur on U.S. 51, then 0.6 miles west on Andrews Street and south to 205 N. Wiles. Macon Speedway hosts racing every Saturday night, plus many weeknight specials. Macon Speedway is a proud member of the Contingency Connection's $150,000 Racer Rewards Program.

 

 

 
Merrill Downey Memorial
This Saturday-July 6th 


KOI Auto Parts UMP Modifieds racing for $4,444.44 to Win
Late Models  racing for $1500 to Win


It's also 47025 Zip Code Night! Any 47025 Zip Code Resident who presents a valid drivers license  to prove residency (at the main front gate entrance only)  will receive FREE General Admission for themselves and their children.


Prices:

Adult: $18
Kids 7-12: $7
6 & Under: FREE
Pit Pass: $30 (all ages)


Times:

Pit Gate-3:00pm
Front Gate-5:00pm
Hot Laps-6:00pm
Opening Ceremonies-7:00pm
 

 

Saturday’s Dodge City 200 Enduro Canceled – Sunday’s Little DCRP Round Reset for July 28

 

Lonnie Wheatley, DODGE CITY, Kan. (July 2, 2019) – A change has been made to the schedule of racing events at Dodge City Raceway Park with both of this weekend’s events no longer taking place as scheduled.

 

Saturday’s Dodge City 200 Enduro atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval has been canceled while Sunday’s fifth round of Little DCRP Micro Sprint and Kart competition on the 1/7-mile inner clay oval has been rescheduled for Sunday, July 28.

 

The Second Annual Dodge City 200 Enduro scheduled for Saturday, July 6, has been canceled due to a minimal amount of entries and will not be rescheduled.

 

Sunday’s scheduled fifth round of competition at Little DCRP has been shifted to July 28 to allow time for continued work on the racing surface.  The next Little DCRP event will take place on Sunday, July 21, with the rescheduled date following seven days later.  Both events will start at 6:30 p.m. rather than the standard 4:00 p.m.

 

In total, the 2019 season atop the 3/8-mile Dodge City Raceway Park clay oval is slated for 18 nights of action along with another eight Sunday cards atop the newly-constructed 1/7-mile Little DCRP clay oval.

 

The complete slate of 2019 events at DCRP is available at https://www.dodgecityraceway.com/schedule/.

 

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dodge City located at 201 4th Avenue is the official lodging partner of Dodge City Raceway Park.  Race fans staying at the Holiday Inn & Suites Dodge City will want to request the special DCRP rate for their visit when making reservations. Contact the Holiday Inn Express at 620-225-1000.

 

Dodge City Raceway Park is located on the south edge of Dodge City, KS, on US 283, then 0.9 miles west on US 56, then 0.1 miles south.  For more information, contact the track at 620-225-3277 or check www.dodgecityraceway.com.

 

 
FIREWORKS-150 LAPS OF RACING SATURDAY AT "THE ROCK"
 
Flat Rock, MI--: It's the Monroe Superstore Fireworks Night Saturday, July 6 at Flat Rock Speedway! With a features-only format in place, fans will still see 150 laps of action-packed, door to door stock car racing. The evening will be capped off with the famous Flat Rock Speedway Fireworks display, a tradition for 39 consecutive years with the Volcano Fireworks Company.
 
There is no advance ticket sale for this event. ALL tickets, general admission seating, will go on sale at the track at 4 p.m. No online sales and no phone orders are available.
 
The ARCA Moran Chevrolet Late Models will battle in a 50 lap race, the ARCA DTS Drive Train Specialists will run 50 and 20 laps for the A and B Mains, respectively, and the ARCA Victory Lane Quick Oil Change Figure 8's will go 30 laps in the Michigan Figure 8 Championship.   The Bandoleros will also hit the track July 6.
 
The night concludes with the famous and fabulous Flat Rock Fireworks show, which began in 1981 and continues to this day! All UAW Local 3000 tickets dated June 1 and all Victory Lane Quick Oil Change tickets dated June 15 will be honored July 6.
 
Pit gates open at 2:30, practice begins at 4, time trials are at 5:30 and show time is 7 p.m.

 

ALL STAR MONSTER TRUCKS INVADE TOLEDO SPEEDWAY FRIDAY NIGHT!
 
Friday night, July 5 the All Star Monster Truck show presented by Car Wash USA Express and PlayZone Toledo thunders into Toledo Speedway! BIGFOOT leads the Monster Truck group that includes Dirt Crew, Quad Chaos, Pretty Wicked and Stinger Unleashed.
 
The pre-sale discount ticket sale will end Wednesday, July 3 at 5 p.m. (The track office will be closed Thursday, July 4).
 
Tickets will go back on sale Friday, July 5 at 2 p.m. The gates will open at 5, the pit party goes from 5-6:30 and show time is 7:30 p.m. The event is rain or shine.
 
Adults are $17 in advance, $20 day of show. Kids 2-12 are $5 in advance, $10 day of show. All pit party tickets are $5 each. Monster Truck rides will be available at an additional cost.
 
Bigfoot will be making an appearance at PlayZone Toledo on Alexis Road Wednesday, July 3 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
 
Competitions for the Monster Trucks include Best Trick, Chicago Style Racing and Freestyle, along with a jump over a School Bus!
 
The Ohio Pro Rough Trucks will also be in action Friday night.

 

 

 

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