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FEBRUARY 12TH - February  18th

  Saturday Daytona Notebook...

 Notebook Items:

                 Ryan Blaney: Pushing on superspeedways is a reality, but be sensible about it

                 Brad Keselowski: Daytona is not the most fertile scouting ground

                 Short Strokes and Notable Quotes


Weekend Preview: Daytona International Speedway

No other season-opener like the DAYTONA 500

There is no season-opener in sports like NASCAR’s DAYTONA 500. More than 200,000 people will fill the beloved Daytona International Speedway this Sunday to watch drivers and teams compete for a life-changing trophy. After months of offseason preparation, it’s time to drop the flag on the 2024 season. It’s time for the 66th running of the DAYTONA 500 (Feb. 18 at 2:30 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).


Ferraris Prance Right into Contender Conversation

With a Rolex 24 At Daytona GTD PRO Win and Three GTD Cars in the Top Four, the Italian Marque Is off to a Fast Start in 2024

 

Could the Prancing Horse do more strutting this season in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship? If early results are an indication, more Ferrari podium dances may lie ahead in 2024.


DAYTONA 500 Media Day Notebook

 Notebook Items:

  • Denny Hamlin contemplates a significant milestone—a fourth DAYTONA 500 win
  • Kyle Busch feels he may be destined to fill the last hole in his resume
  • With outstanding Daytona record, Bubba Wallace needs just slight improvement to win
  • New to Stewart-Haas Racing, Noah Gragson is grateful for a second chance

Larry Frame Set to Tackle 2024 With a Storied Ride and Knowledgeable Advice


Planning to join the Super Cup Stock Car Series behind the wheel in 2024 is Larry Frame, an individual with motorsports in his blood practically his entire life.

Porsche Penske Drivers Still Basking in Their Own Super Bowl Victory

Winning the Rolex 24 At Daytona ‘Is Our Big One’

The degree of difficulty made the accomplishment even more significant..

In just its 10th IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race under the hybrid-based Grand Touring Prototype (GTP) format, Porsche Penske Motorsport claimed the series’ most momentous race. Days after winning the 62nd Rolex 24 At Daytona, drivers Dane Cameron and Matt Campbell continued to praise the team for the achievement.


Whiskey Myers Victory Lane Awaits Each High Limit Racing Night

 Multi-Platinum chart-toppers Whiskey Myers have joined the soundtrack of the 2024 High Limit Racing season, with the genre-bending band signing on as the sponsor of Whiskey Myers Victory Lane.


Toyota, Ford both have reason to celebrate the first results of new NASCAR Cup body styles

 Clearly, the powers that be at Toyota had cause for deep concern after Wednesday night’s qualifying session at Daytona International Speedway.


What Was It Like to Set Daytona Oval Speed Record? Colin Braun Knows

IMSA Ace Recalls Going 222.917 MPH in Daytona Prototype, Still the DIS Standard

As NASCAR takes over Daytona International Speedway this week for the Daytona 500, it’s as good a time as any to remind the world that the fastest lap ever on the 2.5-mile tri-oval was turned by one of IMSA’s great drivers in a Daytona Prototype sports car.


1956 Cadillac Series 62, CheeseSteak Factory Cruise-In

Our featured classified this week is this 1956 Cadillac Series 62


pri Weekly Racing Industry Update

Relive the Best of the PRI Show [Video]  The three-day annual event is the place to be if you're in the business of racing. Here's an in-depth look at this one-of-a-kind motorsports showcase.


IMSA Driving Innovation Technology Forum Explores Future Collaboration

Panel Comprised of Leaders from Global, Influential Technology and Automotive Corporations

IMSA President John Doonan often describes IMSA and the portfolio of sports car racing championships it manages as “the” platform where the automotive and advanced technology industries merge and collaborate…and where business get done.


ready for Take Off | SCCA Up to Speed

 

The 2024 Tire Rack SCCA Solo National Tour is set to take off. Join us in Phoenix for the start of a spectacular autocross season!


A STRONG FIELD OF OVER 50 CARS HAVE FILED ENTRIES FOR CLYDE HART MEMORIAL

 The entry list for the 25th Anniversary of the Clyde Hart Memorial at New Smyrna Speedway has grown to over 50 cars! Drivers from 17 states and Canada make up the list of 52 paid entries to kick off the 2024 ASA STARS National Tour tonight.


IMSA Extends Partnerships with CrowdStrike, Skip Barber Racing School and TSM-Model

Multiyear Extensions Reached with All Three Corporate Partners

 

 The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today announced it reached an agreement to extend three of the sanctioning organization’s Official Partners: CrowdStrike, Skip Barber Racing School and TSM-Model. Each extension is for multiple years and includes expanded roles for each of the partners.


With record motorsports purse this year, the DAYTONA 500 is clearly the race to win

  If Michael McDowell should win a second DAYTONA 500 this year, he won’t know how much he’ll get from the record purse of $28,035,991 until the check arrives.


PREVIEW: BATHURST KICKS OFF INTERCONTINENTAL GT CHALLENGE 2024  BMW, Mercedes-AMG and Porsche aiming for fast start to four-round global series

In GT racing circles February means just one thing: Repco Bathurst 12 Hour! One of the world’s great race tracks hosts the Intercontinental GT Challenge season opener this weekend when BMW and Porsche take on reigning champions Mercedes-AMG at Mount Panorama.


THE FROZEN FARMER MOVES FROM THE FREEZER AISLE TO THE FRONTSTRETCH AS SPONSOR OF THE FROZEN FARMER CHOOSE CONE 

 

 The Frozen Farmer, a farm-to-table ice cream and sorbet company, proudly presents the Frozen Farmer Choose Cone for the entirety of the 2024 High Limit Racing season. Frozen Farmer pint replicas have been stacked to create the custom “cone” that will be in action during every High Limit Racing feature event.


 

THE HIGH LIMIT ROOM IS OPEN: 59-Race Season Begins at East Bay This Monday & Tuesday

 

After an off-season filled with immense anticipation, the inaugural nationwide campaign for High Limit Racing is set to begin this Monday and Tuesday, February 12-13 at Tampa, FL’s East Bay Raceway Park.


FEBRUARY 5TH - February  11th

High Limit Racing Partners with Musco Lighting to Deliver Unforgettable Race Night Experiences Nationwide

 

 Drivers and fans alike can expect an even more revved up race night experience at tracks across the country, thanks to a newly announced partnership between High Limit Racing and Musco Lighting.


 

Up to Speed: USAC Sprint Season Launches in Florida with Winter Dirt Games Feb. 9-17

Dave Olson

It will have been 125 days since the last time we were witnesses to a USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship event.


PRI Weekly Racing Industry Update

ICYMI: Featured Racing Products from the PRI Show  Browse dozens of the hottest motorsports parts, accessories, services and technology that were on full display in Indianapolis.


Cometic Gasket Turns the Spotlight to High Limit Racing Crew Chiefs

The Official Partner of High Limit Racing Will Reward Crew Chiefs Monthly and Honor the Crew Chief of the Year 


Pristine Auction, Joe Jurgielewicz & Son, Ltd. and JRi Shocks Partner with PMH in 2024 Three New Partners Join Long List of Returning Sponsors

parella Motorsports Holdings (PMH) is thrilled to announce three new partners for the 2024 season. Pristine Auction, Joe Jurgielewicz & Son, Ltd. and JRi Shocks will join more than 50 returning sponsors across PMH’s properties, including the Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli, Formula Regional Americas Championship (FR Americas), Formula 4 United States Championship (F4 U.S.), Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) and Prototype Sprint Series Association presented by Hankook (PSSA).


Thanks to NASCAR’s bold decision, a completed Clash is in the books

Albert Hammond was dead wrong. In his only top-20 hit as a solo performer, Hammond proclaimed “It Never Rains in Southern California.”


GTD PRO Class Depth Shines through in Daytona  Results at the Rolex 24 Bode for a Very Competitive Season Ahead

 Naturally, a lot of eyeballs will fixate on full factory or works-supported efforts from Ford Multimatic Motorsports and Corvette Racing by Pratt Miller Motorsports throughout the 2024 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.


Realizing a Dream: Jones & Joyner Go Full-Time USAC Midget Racing in ‘24

Dylan Miller

For Kyle Jones and Corey Joyner, it’s always been a dream to compete full-time with the United States Auto Club.


HOVIS RUSH LATE MODEL FLYNN'S TIRE/GUNTER'S HONEY TOURING SERIES RELEASES 2024 SCHEDULE; RICHEST SCHEDULE TO DATE PART OF RECORD $76,200 POINTS FUND WITH $20,000 TO CHAMPION, $5000 BONUS DRAWING, 3C GRAPHIX ROY

The Hovis Auto & Truck Supply RUSH Late Model Series presented by Born2Run Lubricants is proud to release its powerful 2024 Flynn's Tire/Gunter's Honey Touring Series schedule of events


 

Giving It the College Try | SCCA Up to Speed

Meet third generation SCCA member Zach Introne, who turned his on-track racing experiences into a college-attracting endeavor.


The 2024 High Limit Racing Season Begins Next Week with the Battle at the Bay

High Limit Racing kicks off its much anticipated 2024 national tour on February 12 and 13 at East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, Fla.


1966 Chevrolet Nova, Woody's Cruise-In

Our featured classified this week is this 1966 Chevrolet Nova


Latrobe Speedway Signs as FASTRAK Sanctioned Track for 2024 / 2023 Awards banquet Next Saturday

The 2023 Awards Banquet is set for next Saturday, February 17, 2024, at the MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center in Kingsport, TN. The night’s festivities will feature an awards ceremony for both the VP Racing presents Weekend Warrior Racing powered by FASTRAK and FASTRAK Racing Series drivers.


More Than a Dozen Drivers Awarded Support from PMH Powering Diversity Scholarship

Scholarship Nearly Triples in 2024, Assisting Drivers in Trans Am, FR Americas, Ligier JS F4 Series and SVRA

 

Tickets On Sale Friday for Gigantic Opening Weekend at Five Flags Speedway 
 

 Race fans in the Florida Panhandle won’t have to wait much longer for the 2024 season.  Five Flags Speedway kicks off the 2024 campaign with a three-day event on the historic half-mile track from March 22nd to March 24th. 


USAC’s 10-Race Bubby Jones Master of Goin’ Faster Series Begins Feb. 13 at Volusia

Dave Dellinger

The 2024 USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship season will contain a 10-race “series within a series” held in memory of one of the series’ all-time greats.


Clyde Hart Memorial Storylines To Watch


The first race of ASA STARS 2024 Season is one week away! Here are some stories to watch unfold for the Clyde Hart Memorial at New Smyrna Speedway on Tuesday, February 13th.


A New Era: Team Turns to Young Talent to Secure Rolex 24 LMP2 Victory

Christian Rasmussen and Connor Zilisch Entrusted to Drive Closing Crucial Stints

Just as a basketball team needs to figure out who are the first and second options to take the game-winning shot before the final buzzer sounds, a race team needs to figure out its final driver rotation to ensure it has the best chance of securing victory in the Rolex 24 At Daytona.


Coltman Farms Racing to Sponsor Sportsmanship Driver of the Year

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series officials are excited to announce Coltman Farms Racing has signed on to sponsor the series in 2024. As part of the agreement, Coltman Farms Racing will serve as the sponsor of a new year-end award.


Meet the 15 USAC Sprint Car Full-Timers for 2024!

josh james

It’s time to go racing in 2024 with the largest contingent of USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship full-time competitors in the 69-year history of the series.


The End of an Era: Final East Bay Winternationals on Deck

he East Bay Raceway Park Winternationals have been a staple on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series schedule since the tour inception in 2005. This year, that long standing tradition is slated to come to an end.


USAC Season Kick Off Party March 1; Sign Up Now!

Meet USAC’s racing stars on Friday night, March 1, at the USAC Season Kick Off Party presented by Marc Dailey Racing with support from First Gear Engineering & Technology.


January 29TH - February  4th

 

Top NASCAR Cup drivers are eager to start 2024 season with the Clash

 It truly will be a Clash of the Titans. No, that’s not a reference to the 1981 film steeped in ancient Greek mythology. It concerns the third iteration of the Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum, a short-track NASCAR Cup Series exhibition race that features the titans of stock car racing, whose talent is no myth at all.


USAC Triple Crown Alert! Seavey Goes All in with Abacus & Rice for 2024

Lee Greenawalt

Logan Seavey will tackle the full 2024 USAC national schedule with full-time duties in Silver Crown, AMSOIL National Sprint Car and NOS Energy Drink National Midget competition in an attempt to become the third driver to capture a USAC Triple Crown championship season.


THROUGH THE YEARS OF THE CLYDE HART MEMORIAL

For one Tuesday in February, all eyes will be on the historic half-mile just outside of Daytona, Florida. A track that was built with high-speed short track racing in mind, has now become the springboard for many that will be racing at Daytona International Speedway just a few days later. New Smyrna Speedway’s World Series of Asphalt will once again be the place to be for short track racers, fans, and others in the racing industry for 10 days of racing.


 

Three Takeaways: Rolex 24 At Daytona

Porsche Power, Rough Starts and the Next Generation Arrives


The 62nd running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona is in the books and it’s fair to say the highly anticipated start to the 2024 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship lived up to its billing.


IMSA Statement on Finish of 2024 24-Hour Race at Daytona

Due to an officiating error in race control, IMSA inadvertently announced and subsequently displayed the white flag with under three minutes remaining in the race. At the end of the lap, the race-leading No. 7 GTP car then received the checkered flag with 1 minute, 35.277 seconds still remaining, ending the race short of the planned 24 hours by effectively one lap.

Ocala Speedway Next Stop for Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

The previously named Bubba Raceway Park, now re-branded as Ocala Speedway is the next stop on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Speedweeks slate.


2024 IMSA Hall of Fame Inductees an Iconic Mix of Men and Machines

Lineup Will be Honored at WeatherTech Night of Champions in October

 

The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) announced today the second class of inductees for the IMSA Hall of Fame, and like the inaugural class it features an intriguing lineup of both competitors and cars that helped define North America’s premier sports car organization.


2024 Rolex 24 Ends a Quartet of Win Droughts

For Penske, Cameron, Risi and Ferrari, the Wait for a Daytona Victory Is Finally Over

The late Tom Petty famously sung that the waiting was the hardest part. The lyrics could be applicable to four of this year’s winners in the Rolex 24 At Daytona.


 

1972 Plymouth Cuda, Daytona Flea & Farmers Market Cruise-In & Swap Meet

Our featured classified this week is this 1972 Plymouth Cuda


Nation’s Best Ready For 25th Annual Clyde Hart Memorial

The ASA STARS National Tour will make its debut at the prestigious New Smyrna Speedway on Tuesday February 13th for the 25th running of the Clyde Hart Memorial. The tri-sanctioned event with the ASA STARS National Tour, ASA Southern Super Series, and the David Rogers Super Late Models features an impressive field of over 40 cars featuring drivers from 17 states and Ontario Canada that are ready to do battle on the action packed half-mile. The event features a 200 lap feature paying $15,000 to the winner and $1,500 to start the main event. 


GUNTER'S HONEY JOINS FLYNN'S TIRE AS PRESENTING SPONSORS OF THE RICHEST RUSH LATE MODEL TOURING SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP IN SERIES HISTORY; RECORD $76,200 POSTED IN POINT FUND MONIES WITH $20,000 TO CHAMPION

With the 2024 season just two months away, Hovis Auto & Truck Supply RUSH Racing Series presented by Born2Run Lubricants Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone are proud to announce the addition of Gunter's Honey as a co-presenting sponsor of the RUSH Late Model Touring Series


busy Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Speedweeks Continue at All-Tech

The nation’s top dirt late model drivers continue their trek through Florida-Georgia Speedweeks with a visit to All-Tech Raceway in Lake City, Florida.


MORAN FAMILY'S MUSKINGUM COUNTY SPEEDWAY ADDS HOVIS RUSH LATE MODELS IN 2024; IMPORTANT STEP IN GROWING CHEVROLET PERFORMANCE CRATE ENGINE LATE MODEL RACING IN OHIO

the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply RUSH Racing Series presented by Born2Run Lubricants is proud to welcome Muskingum County Speedway as a RUSH Late Model City Chevrolet Weekly Series track in 2024! The 3/8-mile dirt track located 10 miles north of Zanesville, Ohio in Dresden will become the westernmost track in RUSH's footprint. The RUSH Late Models will make their debut at Muskingum on Saturday, April 27.      


PRI weekly Racing Industry Update

View the Lineup of Incredible PRI Show Featured Products


10 Years in the Making | SCCA Up to Speed

SCCA's Track Night in America Driven by Tire Rack is celebrating 10 years of awesome track time. Come join the fun!


Ballou & The Lein Machine Gear Up for 2024 USAC Silver Crown Dirt Season

Josh James

Robert Ballou is going USAC Silver Crown racing with the Wisconsin-based team owned by Hans Lein for the full seven race dirt track slate in 2024.


UNOH Returns as “Official Educational Partner” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and the University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH), are pleased to announce they will renew their partnership with the series as the “Official Educational Partner” for 2024.


50-YEAR ABSENCE OF BIG CAR RACING AT BLANKET HILL SPEEDWAY TO END IN 2024; HOVIS RUSH SPRINTS & SPORTSMAN MODS TO BE FEATURED SEVERAL TIMES ON WIDENED TRACK.

he Hovis Auto & Truck Supply RUSH Racing Series presented by Born2Run Lubricants is excited to announce that Blanket Hill Speedway, which is located just off US 422 in Kittanning, Pa., will host several events for the RUSH Sprint Cars and RUSH Sportsman Modifieds on what will be a newly widened track during the upcoming season. These events are thought to be the first big car racers at the track in approximately 50 years!


 ihRA January 2024 Newsletter

he excitement is real as big money and big fun are guaranteed when the International Hot Rod Association brings back blasts from the past with the IHRA Hot Rod Classic.


Midwest Drivers to Migrate to Florida for ASA STARS National Tour Opener

Seven Midwest drivers have filed their entry for the ASA STARS National Tour’s Clyde Hart Memorial 200 season opener on Tuesday, February 13th at New Smyrna Speedway in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.


January 22nd - January  29th

Majeski Enters ASA STARS National Tour Clyde Hart Memorial 200 

2023 ASA STARS National Tour champion, Ty Majeski, is among the early entries for the Clyde Hart Memorial 200 at New Smyrna Speedway, Tuesday, January 13.


The Next Step: Wigal Takes on USAC Midget Rookie Season in 2024

Jack Reitz

…Zach Wigal, fresh off a USAC Midwest Thunder SpeeD2 Midget championship a year ago, will take the next step in his young racing career by competing full-time as a Rookie of the Year candidate on the 2024 USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship tour for CB Industries.


Meet the Full Field for the 2024 Rolex 24 At Daytona

Fifty-Nine Cars Are on the Grid for the 62nd Running of the Endurance Classic

The complete field of cars for the 62nd Rolex 24 At Daytona gathered on the Daytona International Speedway circuit for the annual full-field photo today. Fifty-nine cars across four classes are set to compete in the iconic race that opens the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season starting Saturday afternoon..


 

Pulling an All-Nighter: Prepping for the Grind of the Rolex 24

Drivers Must Find Ways to Overcome Fatigue along with the Competition

There inevitably comes a time in nearly every sports car driver’s career when they face the prospect of competing in their first 24-hour race. And what a daunting prospect that must be, both physically and mentally.


 

Birch Run Speedway Returns to JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Schedule for 2024 


Birch Run Fills 'TBA' for Friday, August 23rd on Original Schedule Officials with Champion Racing Association


62nd Rolex 24 At Daytona – GTP and LMP2 Team-by-Team A Look at the 23 Prototype Entries That Will Take on the 24-Hour Season Opener



Anticipation is building for the 62nd Rolex 24 At Daytona, with the second year of Grand Touring Prototype leading the way in a deep field. .


CUBE 3 Architecture Named Title Sponsor for Trans Am’s TA2 Series in 2024

 

The Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli is thrilled to announce an exciting partnership for the 2024 racing season, as CUBE 3 Architecture steps up as the title sponsor of the TA2 Series for the National and Western Championships.


 

 

Introducing the Record-Setting Nine Women Racing the 2024 Rolex 24 Will One or More of Them be the Next Rolex 24 Female Class Winner?

 

The evolution of Katherine Legge’s career and the impact her consistent presence has had on sports car racing can be measured in Rolex 24 At Daytona starts between her and the eight fellow female competitors set to compete at this week’s 2024 edition.


Majeski Enters ASA STARS National Tour Clyde Hart Memorial 200 

(New Smyrna Beach, FL) 2023 ASA STARS National Tour champion, Ty Majeski, is among the early entries for the Clyde Hart Memorial 200 at New Smyrna Speedway, Tuesday, January 13.


JDC-Miller Believes It’s Leveled the Playing Field in GTP The Customer Porsche Team Feels Ready to Take on the Stalwarts in 2024

JDC-Miller MotorSports has been looking forward to the 2024 Rolex 24 At Daytona for two years. That’s because the Minneapolis-based team was reduced to the role of interested spectator at Daytona last year while awaiting delivery of a new Porsche 963.


CALIFORNIA LIGHTNING SPRINT CAR SERIES ANNOUNCES 30TH SEASON SCHEDULE 

The table has been set for the historic 30th season of racing for Southern California’s premier lightning sprint organization, the California Lightning Sprint Cars. 


 
Brandon Ford Returns as Official Pace Truck and Sponsor of TV Race Challenge

Brandon Ford returns as the “Official Pace Truck” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and title sponsor of the Brandon Ford TV Race Challenge in 2024.


General Tire Super Bowl of Racing Kickstarts 2024 Season at Golden Isles

 

The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will kick off the 2024 season with the General Tire Super Bowl of Racing at Golden Isles Speedway in Waynesville, Ga. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday January 25-27 with an open practice on Wednesday, January 24.
 

Westfall & Andreotti Join New 4 Kings Racing USAC Midget Team In ‘24

4 Kings Racing will field two full-time entries on the 2024 USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship trail for drivers Matt Westfall and Jake Andreotti.


TrackTV.com Is The Official Home For ASA Branded Tour Streaming Broadcasts in 2024

 rack Enterprises is excited to officially launch TrackTV.com as the Official Home for the ASA STARS National Tour races in 2024. Via a relationship with the SPEEDSPORTTV Network and Riivet, Inc.


IMSA Wire: Rolex 24 Notebook - Last Chance Before the Big Dance

 Provided a final opportunity to work out the last kinks in preparation for this weekend’s Rolex 24 At Daytona, 53 of the 59 entered teams took advantage of Friday’s one-hour practice on the Daytona International Speedway road course.

 KTJ & MOUNCE-STOUT TEAM UP FOR FULL USAC MIDGET RUN IN ‘24

David Nearpass

Three years after his most recent pursuit of a full USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship schedule, Kevin Thomas Jr. is back on the trail in 2024.


1968 Chevy C10 Engine Swap, SYMCO Hotrod & Kustom Weekender

Our featured classified this week is this 1968 Chevrolet C10 Engine Swap


Win the Weekend’ Presented by Michelin Back for Second Season, Focusing on GT Classes Acclaimed Docuseries Drew More than 15 Million Views in 2023

“Win the Weekend” is back! The highly popular YouTube docuseries taking fans inside the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is returning for a second season in 2024 and will be available for the first time this year on Facebook.


Michael Printup Named COO of Parella Motorsports Holdings

 

John Clagett Departing After 31 Years with the Trans Am Series


What to Watch For: Rolex 24 At Daytona

Questions Loom as the 2024 Season Unfolds with a Classic Race

he dawn of the 2024 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is upon us. And while the start of any racing season is eagerly anticipated by competitors and fans alike, seldom has the opening race of any season been more keenly awaited than this weekend’s Rolex 24 At Daytona.


Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Announces 20th Season Marketing Partners

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will officially kick off their 20th season of racing at Golden Isles Speedway on Thursday January 25. This milestone season for the tour will bring exciting competition, new marketing partners, record purses, and points fund for drivers competing on the tour in 2024.


Formula 1 and the Rolex 24 At Daytona Links Between the World Championship and the Twice-Around-The-Clock Classic Are Numerous

You may have heard that Apple Original Films is producing a Formula 1-themed feature starring Brad Pitt as a racing driver who returns to F1 to mentor a young driver played by Damson Idris.


Sunoco Road to Wheatland Rewards Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Drivers in 2024

Sunoco Race Fuels, the Official Fuel of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will reward drivers that maintain perfect attendance at all Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned events through May 25th.


PRI Weekly Racing Industry Update

If You're in the Business of Motorsports, You Can't Afford to Miss PRI 2024 


 

62nd Rolex 24 At Daytona – GTD PRO and GTD Team-by-Team

A Total of 36 GT3-Spec Cars Are Ready to Take on the 24-Hour Marathon



 

Anticipation is building for the 62nd Rolex 24 At Daytona, and IMSA.com is taking you through each of the 59 cars entered. Today’s second installment features the GT classes – Grand Touring Daytona Pro (GTD PRO) and Grand Touring Daytona (GTD). The 36 cars are split into 13 in GTD PRO and 23 in GTD.


 

Enter to Win a Segway UT 10 E with Dave Warren Powersports in 2024


Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series officials are excited to announce a new partnership with Dave Warren Powersports in 2024. Dave Warren Powersports based in Westfield, New York will also be an associate sponsor of the No. 99 Briggs team that will follow the tour in 2024.


Big River Steel Chase for the Championship – Presented by ARP Begins at Golden Isles

 

The quest for the Big River Steel Chase for the Championship- presented by ARP begins at Golden Isles Speedway, Thursday January 25. The massive fund of over one million dollars will continue in 2024 with a slight twist to the format.


New Partner for 2024 Buzz Electric Bicycles Offers a Contest to Win a Bike

 

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series and new series partner, Buzz Electric Bicycles, have put together a contest for a chance to win a new Buzz ebike in 2024. The Buzz ebike giveaway contest will allow fans to enter the contest by scanning the QR code on the banner ad on the series website


Prepare to Launch | SCCA Up to Speed

 

National Tour and ProSolo Registrations Open


KKM Challenges Increases Schedule and Unveils Season Point Fund 

 

Continually striving for industry growth while providing premier events showcasing competitive micro-sprint racing, Keith Kunz Motorsports, working in connection with the POWRi


IMSA Michelin Endurance Cup: Bigger, Better, More Important in 2024 Battle for Endurance Racing Supremacy Expands to Five Races and 58 Total Hours

Every IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship event is a race that incorporates multiple individual class races. But the teams that battle for each of those overall annual class championships are also fighting for another prize.


SUCCESSFUL 2023 HOVIS RUSH RACING SERIES SEASON COMPLETED AS CHAMPIONS & TOP LATE MODEL, SPRINT CAR, SPORTSMAN MOD, PRO MOD & STOCK CAR RACERS HONORED WITH $170,000+ IN POINT FUND MONIES DISTRIBUTED AT AWARDS BANQUET

While the 2024 racing season is only a few months away, Hovis Auto & Truck Supply RUSH Racing Series presented by Born2Run Lubricants Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone put a final wrap on the 2023 racing season with the annual awards banquet and dinner on Saturday night at the Gatherings Banquet & Event Center. Attendees from seven states and Ontario, Canada


Nutrien Ag Solutions Increases Support of Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series in 2024

Nutrien Ag Solutions, the retail division of Nutrien® Ltd., the world’s largest crop inputs company, has expanded their partnership with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series in 2024.


January 15TH - January  21St

Jimmie Johnson, Chad Knaus enter NASCAR Hall the way they should—together 

 Call them inseparable. Despite a few rough patches in their 17-year working relationship, driver Jimmie Johnson and crew chief Chad Knaus achieved a level of success at NASCAR’s highest level unparalleled in the current century.

Seven-time Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson to enter NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday

 With Jimmie Johnson’s induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday night at the Charlotte Convention Center, all three seven-time champions of NASCAR’s premier division will be represented among stock car racing’s elite.

 

New ownership, 24-race schedule set for OCRS in 2024


New ownership and a 24 race schedule is on tap for AmeriFlex Hose & Accessories Oil Capital Racing Series fans and competitors in 2024.


NBC Sports to Present 90-Plus Hours of 2024 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Coverage  NBC Network Coverage Begins with Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 27-28

NBC Sports will present more than 90 hours of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in 2024 across NBC, Peacock, and USA Network, including live comprehensive coverage of the historic 62nd Rolex 24 At Daytona endurance race at Daytona International Speedway on January 27-28.


Event Format Finalized for 2024 High Limit Racing Campaign

After a lengthy open dialogue and vote between full-time teams and drivers, the 2024 High Limit Racing event format has been finalized.


Twenty Events Scheduled for POWRi WAR Sprint League in 2024

 

Setting an eager schedule of twenty highly anticipated events on nine fan-favorite running grounds throughout the Midwest arranges the 2024 yearly racing agenda for the POWRi Wingless Auto Racing Sprint League.


Early Entry List for CRA Speedfest 100 Showcases Talent Nation Wide

 

The early entry list has been released for January 20th’s Speedfest 100 for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance at Crisp Motorsports Park. The annual early season


Strong Fields to Heat Up Cool Weather at SpeedFest in Cordele, GA 30 Super Late Models Highlight 100+ Entries

 Over 100 race cars are entered for “Protect Your Melon – Buckle Up SpeedFest 2024” coming up this weekend in Cordele, GA.


 

First Look: 'Chip Hart Racing' Porsche at Rolex 24 At Daytona 

Apple Original Films Releases First Official Image of Car in Upcoming Motion Picture Starring Brad Pitt

As the garages open at Daytona International Speedway and IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship teams continue preparations for the 62nd Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 27-28, there is one Porsche that does not appear on the 59-car entry list for the race. 


Victory Fuel Energizes Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series in 2024

Victory Fuel, a winning source of hydration, will energize the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series in 2024.


Michelin Pilot Challenge to Dust off Cobwebs with Roar Testing as Well...Following Ultra-Intense 2023 Finish, Teams and Drivers Eager to Get Back on Track

It will be incredibly difficult to replicate the intense competition last season in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, with the championships in both classes decided in the final laps of the final race.


1961 Chevrolet Impala Convertible, NSRA Street Rod Nationals

Our featured classified this week is this 1961 Chevrolet Impala 2-Door Convertible.


sunoco Extends Partnership as Official Fuel of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series

 

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series officials are thrilled to announce a new long-term contract with Sunoco Race Fuels, an industry powerhouse for high-performance racing fuels. Sunoco will continue their exclusive partnership as the “Official Fuel” of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, through 2026.


 

Proton Transforms Two-Car, Two-Class Effort for Rolex 24 Defense After LMP2 and GTD PRO Daytona Wins in 2023, Proton Fields GTP and GTD Entries in 2024



Proton Competition’s presence in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship paddock has existed for the last few years, but largely hidden beneath its primary livery.


It's Not Too Late | SCCA Up to Speed

SCCA National Convention Starts This Week!


NASCAR STARS TO CHALLENGE SHORT TRACK’S BEST AT SPEEDFEST 2024

 

( Excitement is building up for this weekend’s Protect Your Melon – Buckle Up SpeedFest 2024 at Crisp Motorsports Park in Cordele, Georgia.


USAC Silver Crown Debuts at Kansas’ Salt City Speedway July 19-20, 2024

Jack Reitz

The USAC Silver Crown National Championship has added a new date at a venue with a rich racing history to the 2024 series schedule.


PRI Weekly Racing Industry Update

 

ICYMI: Jared Mees and Scott Birdsall Take Home Ekarting Trophy at PRI The duo battled it out against big names like Alex Laughlin and Austin Prock in the PRI Ekarting Classic presented by Top Kart USA! 


CRA Street Stocks Enter Rules Alliance with Anderson, Salem, Nashville Speedways


Management from Champion Racing Association, Anderson Speedway, Salem Speedway, and Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway have announced a rules alliance for the 2024 season

VP Racing SportsCar Challenge Ready to Sprint into Second Season The Support Series Is Already Feeding up the IMSA Ladder

The VP Racing SportsCar Challenge launched last year with the primary intent to develop talent that can move up the chain of IMSA-sanctioned race series. That objective is already being met.


 

 

January 8TH - January  14th

 

PRI Weekly Racing Industry Update

Relive the Best of PRI 2023: Tony Kanaan and Ralph Sheheen at the Grand Opening Breakfast


Legend Division Sports Strong Entry List For “Protect Your Melon – Buckle Up SpeedFest”

January 20 Event to Be Run At Crisp Motorsports Park

The entry lists for “Protect Your Melon – Buckle Up SpeedFest 2024” are looking strong for the January 19-20 event at Crisp Motorsports Park and Watermelon Capital Speedway. The annual event features four classes of racing with Super Late Models, Pro Late Models, Legends, and Bandoleros.


Tuned In | SCCA Up to Speed

The first Hoosier Super Tour of the season hits Sebring International Raceway this weekend. Here's what to expect, and how to watch from home.


Ready to Roar in ’24: Behold the Roar Before the Rolex 24 En

Champions and Competitors Honored During CRA Awards Ceremony


Friday night, Champion Racing Association (CRA) hosted their annual season Awards Ceremony to celebrate the accomplishments of their Champions and supporters throughout the year. As part of the celebration, specialty awards were handed out alongside the standard Championship Points battle awards. Plus, special prize drawings, door prizes, and other dignitaries were recognized.


2024 Class Preview: GTP Will Only Get Better in Second Season, With a Year of Development Under the Belt and a Fifth Manufacturer Coming on Board, Look for Speeds and Competition to Increase

The 2023 rollout of the Grand Touring Prototype (GTP) class of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship couldn’t have gone much better.

 

New Wave of SpeedFest Entries Makes for Star Studded Field

 

(Cordele, GA) The entry list for the “Protect Your Melon – Buckle Up SpeedFest 2024” keeps getting stronger and stronger, with several Super Late Model stars entering the 150-lap race this week.


2024 Class Preview: GTD Is Deep, Loaded and Unpredictable

Anyone’s Guess Who May Prevail Following Paul Miller Racing’s Move to GTD PRO

Full. Deep. Loaded. Stacked. Those words have been used to describe the Grand Touring Daytona (GTD) class for the 2024 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season.


1932 Ford Roadster Hi-Boy, Classic Cars On Canal

 

Our featured classified this week is this 1932 Ford Roadster Hi-Boy


2024 Class Preview: GTD PRO Competition Swells with 10 Manufacturers

Thirteen Cars Entered for Rolex 24 in ‘Possibly the Pinnacle of Any Sports Car Year’


It has a bit of everything: A significant increase in cars. A revival of an emblematic brand rivalry. A new manufacturer for an iconic plaid car. A deep field of drivers with impressive resumes.


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The Racing World Descends on Daytona International Speedway Starting Jan. 19 in Preparation for the 62nd Rolex 24 At Daytona

 

The wait is over! It’s time to take the wraps off the 2024 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season. Action begins next week with the annual Roar Before the Rolex 24 three-day test session at Daytona International Speedway that includes qualifying to set the starting grid for the 62nd running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on Jan. 27-28.

 

Anticipated JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Schedule Features Big Pay, New Tracks in 2024


 

The 2024 schedule has been released for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance. The 13 date schedule features 11 points paying events and two special non-points events at a total of 11 different race tracks this season,


2024 Class Preview: LMP2 Field Grows Larger, Stronger, More Impressive, Eleven Full-Time Teams and a Slew of Big-Name Drivers Will Race This Season

 


A fortuitous confluence of circumstances has made Le Mans Prototype 2 (LMP2) a place to be and a class to watch in the 2024 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. A look at the stellar list of teams and all-star driving talent signed up for the Rolex 24 At Daytona and beyond bears that out.


Veteran Motorsports Exec Ward Named Historic Sportscar Racing President

David Hinton Remains on HSR Board of Directors and in Senior Advisor Role

 

Veteran motorsports executive Chris Ward has been named president of Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR), taking over the top leadership position of the IMSA-owned vintage and historic sports car racing


ASA Branded Tours To Kick Off 2024 Season January 20…Defending Champ Pollard Among Early SpeedFest Entries

Bruce Nuttleman

 

(Cordele, GA) While we await the ASA STARS National Tour to kick off the 2024 season in a month, two of the three ASA Branded Regional Tours will take to the track in just two weeks and many of the STARS National Tour drivers will be in action.


 

JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Makes Inaugural Appearance at Corrigan Oil Speedway in 2024

 

Officials with Champion Racing Association are pleased to announce the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance 2024 schedule will now feature a stop at Corrigan Oil Speedway in Mason, MI. The quarter-mile bullring just outside of Michigan’s capital offers intense racing on the unique race track with differing corners and straightaways, giving drivers a challenge all race long. The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour will take their talents to mid-Michigan on Sunday afternoon, June 9th.

 

January 1st  24Th - January  7th

3C GRAPHIX TO PRESENT NEW $3,000 "ROOKIE-OF-THE-YEAR" FOR RUSH LATE MODEL FLYNN'S TIRE TOUR; WILL ALSO PRESENT ALL HOVIS RUSH SERIES "FUTURES CUP" CHAMPIONSHIPS & WILL BE KNOWN AS THE "OFFICIAL APPAREL" OF RUSH

Over the offseason, Hovis Auto & Truck Supply RUSH Racing Series Directors Vicki Emig and Mike Leone announced that the 2024 RUSH Late Model Flynn's Tire Touring Series will see a 42% increase in point fund monies with a record $20,000


Schedule Outlook for POWRi West Midget League in 2024

Striving seasonally to provide outstanding stand-alone on-track racing action while adding to the appeal of National Midget events, the POWRi West Midget League prepares for 2024 with a fifteen-date schedule planned from March until late October spanning six venues throughout Oklahoma and Missouri.


PRI Weekly Racing Industry Update

Drag Racing Legend Don Schumacher, 79 The Funny Car pioneer and team owner, who passed away before the new year, received NHRA's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2022.


 

O’Reilly Auto Parts Continues Support of Rookie of the Year in 2024

O’Reilly Auto Parts, one of the largest retailers of automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories in the United States is continuing their support of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Rookie of the Year in 2024.


Entry Form Released for Speedfest 100 featuring the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour


Officials with Champion Racing Association and Watermelon Capital Speedway at Crisp Motorsports Park have released the Digital Entry Form for the Speedfest 100 featuring the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance.  

 
 

USAC Announces Rule Updates for 2024 National Season

 

USAC has announced a number of rule updates and enforcements to be implemented beginning with the 2024 season for USAC’s Silver Crown National Championship, AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship and NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship divisions.


Top Ten IMSA Storylines for 2024

There’s Plenty to Look Forward to and Be Proud of as the New Year Dawns


 

 

You can always count on two things whenever a new year rolls around: Resolutions and predictions for the upcoming 365 days. Or in the case of this year, 366 days.


1969 Chevy Camaro First Gen Convertible, Myrtle Beach New Years Day Memorial Car Cruise 

Our featured classified this week is this 1969 Chevrolet Camaro First Gen Convertible


Vore's Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman 2024 Scheduled Revealed 11-Race Schedule Features Stops in Three States, Two New Tracks


Officials with Champion Racing Association are pleased to announce the 2024 schedule of events for the Vore’s Welding CRA Late Model Sportsman Powered by JEGS (CRA LMS). The schedule features 11 different races, 10 points paying, at six different tracks in three states. Among those stops are two race tracks never before featured on the CRA LMS calendar, and a return to Michigan for the first time in over a decade.
 

Badger Midget Series Releases 2024 Schedule

Stan Kalawasinski

The Badger Midget Auto Racing Association has announced its 2024 schedule, marking its 89th season of operation. This year, Advanced Fastening Systems will again be the title sponsor for the series.


Mustang and Corvette Ready to Join Deep Pool of GT Competition

Nine Other GT3 Platform Cars Will Race Against the American Icons This Year in GTD PRO and GTD

The class structure of global sports car racing is constantly evolving.


Mirror Image Season Awaits Blomqvist

 

The Two-Time Rolex 24 Overall Winner Will Drive Indy Cars Fulltime in 2024 and Endurance Races in the WeatherTech Championship

 

Something Awesome This Way Comes | SCCA Up to Speed

 

SCCA Super Tour and Runoffs to Include Electronic Flagging


MSCT ANNOUNCE SERIES TIRE FOR 2024

The Momentum Sprint Car Tour announced today that the series will be using the American Racer Tire as the official tire of the series.

 

Decenber  24Th - December  31ST

Tyre purchases United Sprint League, hopes to increase sponsor involvement

 

For the past two years Michael Tyre has been the face of the United Sprint League as Competition Director. That role is not changing for the 2024 season, but it is expanding. 


 

CRA Street Stocks Powered by JEGS 2024 Schedule Revealed..12 Race Schedule Features Many Increased Purse Shows



Champion Racing Association has revealed the 2024 schedule for the CRA Street Stocks Powered by JEGS. A 12 race schedule features six tracks in three different states and two inner-season showdowns including the King of the High Banks [Read More] and the Five Crown [Read More]. Tracks on the 2024 schedule include a blockbuster start with the Short Track U.S. Nationals at Bristol Motor Speedway, a return to CRA’s birthplace, Anderson Speedway, two visits to America’s Favorite Short Track, two stops at Salem Speedway, two appearances at Winchester Speedway, and a special show at Shadybowl Speedway.
 

 

 

burke Joins Legacy Autosport with RWR for 2024 USAC Silver Crown Season

Paul Arch

…Legacy Autosport announced that Trey Burke will drive the No. 60 RFL Facility Solutions, TeamWWF, Texas Micro Optics, Metalloid, Legacy Autosport Chassis (pavement) and DRC (dirt) full-time on the 2024 USAC Silver Crown National Championship trail.


1970 Chevrolet Blazer, Iola Car Show

Our featured classified this week is this 1970 Chevrolet Blazer


Clyde Hart Memorial 200 Entry Blank Now Available

The 2024 Clyde Hart Memorial 200 entry blank has been posted on the ASA STARS National Tour website at www.starsnationaltour.com 


Digital Entry Form Available for Protect Your Melon - Buckle Up Speedfest 150 at Crisp Motorsports Park


 

Officials with Champion Racing Association, Southern Super Series, and Crisp Motorsports have released the Digital Entry Form for the Protect Your Melon - Buckle Up Speedfest 150 scheduled for Saturday, January 20th. The event, a co-sanctioned effort by the ASA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS and the ASA Southern Super Series, serves as the points opener for the Southern Super Series and the unofficial season opener for the ASA/CRA Super Series. 


 

 

Decenber  18Th-December  24TH

Pri Weekly Racing Industry Update

This year's big event was overflowing with new products and features, plus industry VIPs, world-class education and more!


 

CRA Street Stocks Powered by JEGS Battle in Prestigious "Five Crown" Inner-Season Series 


 Officials with Champion Racing Association are pleased to announce that the CRA Street Stocks Powered by JEGS will compete in an inner-season series known as the “Five Crown”. Four race tracks,

Advanced Tickets For Protect Your Melon - Buckle Up SpeedFest On Sale Now

Tickets for The Protect Your Melon – Buckle Up SpeedFest 2024 race weekend at Crisp Motorsports Park in Cordele, GA on Friday-Saturday, January 19-20 are on sale now. 


 

SIMply Amazing | SCCA Up to Speed

 

Looking to train at home? Spark Virtual Racing's sim is not only super realistic, you'll also get an SCCA lifetime membership with your purchase.


 

Applications Open for PMH Powering Diversity Scholarship... Scholarship Recipients to Receive Free Entry Fees for any PMH-Owned Series

 

Parella Motorsports Holdings (PMH) has opened applications for the 2024 class of the PMH Powering Diversity Scholarship. Entering the fourth year of the program, the scholarship looks to create a more diverse field while empowering drivers from a variety of backgrounds to participate in PMH-owned race series.


JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Returns to Toledo Speedway in July 2024 First Time at Toledo Since Tour’s Inaugural Event

 

Officials with the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance and Toledo Speedway have announced the Tour’s return to the famed ½-mile oval in Toledo, Ohio. On Friday, July 26 the Tour heads back to Toledo Speedway for the first time since 2011


Turning Point: Garrett Named USAC’s Most Improved Driver for 2023

Steve Baker

Carson Garrett’s journey from his Rocky Mountain Midget roots to becoming USAC’s AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship Most Improved Driver came quite quickly in some respects. But in other ways, it’s clear to say that he’s come a long way both geographically and behind the wheel of a racecar.


 

Twenty-Six Dates for POWRi National Midget League in 2024

 

The 2024 POWRi National Midget League racing season will see a highly anticipated schedule of twenty-six total dates spanning from late March until mid-December with vastly awaited visits to seventeen various racing venues across a triple state swing.


Xtreme Outlaw-POWRi Challenge Series Features 10 Races Across 2024 Schedule

 

The Xtreme Outlaw Midget Series presented by Toyota and the POWRi National Midget League have renewed their partnership for the 2024 season to present a slate of 10 co-sanctioned races in the second iteration of the Xtreme Outlaw-POWRi Challenge Series.


 

1967 Ford Mustang First Gen, Cars and Coffee - Jax Wax MB

Our featured classified this week is this 1967 Ford Mustang First Gen Fastback


 

Thirty Events Slated for POWRi 410 Outlaw Sprint 2024 Season Schedule

Rapidly establishing top-notch Midwest open-wheel competition from May until November, the POWRi 410 Outlaw Sprints will launch into the 2024 racing season with thirty events at twelve various venues spanning five separate states.

ASA/CRA Super Series 2024 Schedule Features Blockbuster Events All Season

Nashville, TN - Officials with Champion Racing Association have revealed the 2024 ASA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS schedule of events. A total of nine races across five states include co-sanctioned races with the ASA STARS National Tour, ASA Southern Super Series (SSS), and the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour. Staple events like the Winchester 400, Redbud 400, North/South Super Late Model Challenge, and Speedfest 150 return to the schedule in 2024 along with a first time visit to a revitalized Speedway


2024 Schedules For All Three ASA Regional Tours Now Released

 

The 2024 schedules for all three ASA regional tours have now been released by series officials.  The top stars of the ASA Southern Super Series, ASA Midwest Tour and ASA/CRA Super Series will do battle across the Southeast and Midwest in some of the country’s biggest Super Late Model races.


Full World Series of Asphalt Schedule Released
 

The daily schedule for the World Series of Asphalt Stock Car Racing has been finalized and released by New Smyrna Speedway officials.  The nine-day event starts runs from February 9-17 and will feature over ten divisions during the week-plus long event.


vandoorn Racing Development 125 Set for June 2024 at Flat Rock Speedway

ASA/CRA Super Series and JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour to Battle Head-to-Head

 

 Officials with Champion Racing Association and Flat Rock Speedway have announced the return of the ASA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS in a combo event with the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Presented by Chevrolet Performance. The race,


Corvette and Mustang Each Claim Strong Racing Heritage

Both Iconic Models Have Raced to Wins in Multiple Series around the Globe

As the sportiest cars in the Chevrolet and Ford lineups, it was inevitable that the Corvette and Mustang would soon show up at racetracks across America. Here’s a brief look at the competition history of two iconic nameplates.


NEW ASPHALT SPRINT CAR SERIES ANNOUNCED

Officials from Momentum Productions are pleased to announce the formation of the Momentum Sprint Car Tour for 2024 and beyond.  The tour will feature non-wing sprint cars running on asphalt ovals. 


Bill Warner Confirmed as Grand Marshal for Sebring SpeedTour

Racer, collector, photographer and founder of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Bill Warner will serve as grand marshal for the season-opening Sebring SpeedTour, February 22-25, 2024. 


Cottle Dials Five-Three on the Dirt for 2024 USAC Silver Crown Season

Dave Dellinger

Shane Cottle has teamed with Five Three Motorsports to tackle the dirt portion of the USAC Silver Crown National Championship schedule during the 2024 season.


Hall Tabbed as USAC Western States Midget Series Director Starting in 2024

A.J. Johnson

Scott Hall, a prominent promoter, racer and series organizer on the west coast open wheel dirt track racing scene, has been named the series director of the USAC Western States Midget series.


 

Decenber  11Th-December  17TH


North/South SLM Challenge Returns to Nashville

 

The North/South Super Late Model Challenge returns to Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway on Saturday, July 13 as the ASA/CRA Super Series and ASA Southern Super Series join forces for the event.


Off Season? What's That? | SCCA Up to Speed

It's time to start prepping for 2024 Tire Rack SCCA Solo National Tour, ProSolo, and Challenge competition, because the season's coming up fast


Hand and Milner Predict Plenty of GT Action in 2024

The Veteran Drivers of the New Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Corvette Predict Even More Exciting Competition as the Fields Expand...

 

To put it politely, Joey Hand expects to see some close racing in the Grand Touring Daytona (GTD) classes in 2024.To put it bluntly, that means occasional damage.


 


 

1930 Ford Model A, Daytona Flea Market Cruise-In

Our featured classified this week is this 1930 Ford Model


Golden Ronnie: Gardner Earns USAC Chief Mechanic of the Year for 2023

Jack Reitz

”I won a lot of midget races on the west coast, but this right here is the greatest accomplishment I’ve ever had.”For as successful as Ronnie Gardner was behind the wheel, that statement says a lot about the Norco, Calif. native who was recently the recipient of the Johnny Capels “Golden Greek Award” as USAC’s Chief Mechanic of the Year for 2023 along with a $10,000 reward


United Late Model Rules Alliance Releases 2024 Pro Late Model Rule Book


 

Nashville, TN (December 16, 2023) - The United Late Model Rules Alliance (ULRA) has released the 2024 Pro Late Model Specifications & Guidelines for those across the country who utilize the ULRA standard rule book. The ULRA continues to bring a common rules package to the country from north to south for Pro Late Model competitors. 


PRI Weekly Racing Industry Update

Relive the Best of the 2023 PRI Show


Pfaff Switches It Up Again with Diverse New Lineup, New Car Fourth Different Driver Lineup in as Many Years Coincides with Move to McLaren

Change is constant in life, and change has been constant for Pfaff Motorsports the last several years.


Decenber  4Th-December  10TH

Rock Steady with KTJ: Thomas Jr. Takes the Wheel of the 3R for 2024 USAC Sprint Season

Kevin Thomas Jr. (Cullman, Ala.) has teamed up with Rock Steady Racing for the 2024 USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship season.


Business is Booming at the PRI Show

 

The Show floor was brimming with new products, business-boosting sessions and major updates from key industry players--and it was only Day 1


2024 ASA STARS National Tour Schedule Released

After an exciting inaugural ASA STARS National Tour campaign, the schedule for the 2024 ASA STARS National Tour season has been released by ASA STARS National tour officials.


Hudson O’Neal Earns Brandon Ford TV Race Challenge Bonus

 

Hudson O’Neal claimed the 2023 Brandon Ford TV Race Challenge. Brandon Ford, based in Tampa Florida, not only sponsors this category but also provides the “Official Pace Truck” for the series at all events.


Symmetrical Schedule: USAC Silver Crown Set for 14 Dates in ‘24

 

Brendon Bauman

An eclectic docket featuring 14 events with half on dirt and half on pavement tracks is the agenda in 2024 for the 54th season of the most diverse oval racing series on the planet – the USAC Silver Crown National Championship.


Big Slate, Big Thrills! 55 Dates for USAC National Sprints in 2024.

indy Racing Images

The USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship enters the 2024 season loaded for bear with 30 events on the calendar from April through November at dirt tracks spanning California, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma and Wisconsin.


Ricky Thornton Jr. Claims Arizona Sport Shirts Crown Jewel Cup

After coming up just short of the Arizona Sport Shirts Crown Jewel Cup title one year ago, Ricky Thornton Jr. found redemption in 2023.

 


Gounon, Eng, Vanthoor and Stolz vying for Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli crown at Gulf 12 Hours

The fight for all three Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli titles boils down to a duel in the dunes this weekend at Circuit Yas Marina where the Gulf 12 Hours closes out 2023’s five-race campaign.


Pursley & Team AZ Set to Go USAC Sprint & Silver Crown Racing in 2024

Josh James

Fresh off a season in which he was recently named USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship Rookie of the Year, Daison Pursley is going full-time in 2024 with Team AZ Racing.


Season No. 33 For The ASCS National Tour Revealed!

 

Gearing up for the 33rd season of competition, the American Sprint Car Series presented by RacinDirt.com has set out a 49-race lineup for the 2024 season that visits 34 tracks across a dozen states.

Zeb Wise Chasing Another Championship, Now with High Limit Racing in 2024

Rudeen Racing #26 Team Ready for Hallmark High Limit Events Including Rayce Rudeen Foundation Race & Skagit Nationals


Five Flags Speedway to Host ARCA Menards Series East, ASA STARS National Tour Doubleheader Weekend

(Pensacola, FL) The ASA STARS National Tour and ARCA Menards Series East will team up for a huge doubleheader weekend at Five Flags Speedway on Saturday-Sunday, March 23-24, 2024.

 

 

Maximize Your Last Day on the Show Floor

 

Add events, including guest appearances, education seminars and activations, to your custom agenda.


 

SEAVEY & GRANT SHARE SPOTLIGHT AT 2023 USAC NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS

(Dave Olson

The 2023 USAC National Champions: Logan Seavey (Left) & Justin Grant (Right).


A Unique Road: Bryson to Tackle USAC Silver Crown & Trans Am Racing in 2024

kaylee Bryson (Muskogee, Okla.) will be stepping up her game in two widely different disciplines throughout the 2024 season.F


Format Set for Big River Steel Chase for the Championship – Presented by ARP in 2024

The highly entertaining Big River Steel Chase for the Championship – Presented by ARP is returning in 2024.


Enter to win this $60,000.00 Ford F150 at IHRA Member Tracks in 2024!

Actions speak louder than words as the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) is providing a unique opportunity for its member tracks!


1934 Chevrolet Phaeton, Littleton Colorado Cruise

Our featured classified this week is this 1934 Chevrolet Phaeton


Porsche Penske Motorsport Expecting Effort to Equal Results in 2024

Two-Car WeatherTech Championship GTP Team Aiming for Consistency in Second Year of Hybrid Program


Big Show: Amantea Goes Full-Time USAC National Sprint Car Racing in 2024

Dave Dellinger

Joey Amantea (Mount Pocono, Pa.) has made his mark in recent years on the USAC East Coast Sprint Car tour, but in 2024, he’s taking the show on the road full-time with the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship.


Trey Double: Osborne Chasing Two USAC Rookie of the Year Titles in 2024

Josh James

rey Osborne (Columbus, Ohio) plans full season runs with both the USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car National Championship and the USAC Silver Crown National Championship in 2024.


 

2023 PRI SHOW KICKS OFF IN INDIANAPOLIS

 Motorsports Industry Trade Show Welcomes Thousands Looking for Opportunity, Innovation On and Off the Track --