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Matt Covington Dominates 36th Annual Jackson Nationals
JACKSON, Minn. (August 30, 2014) - The Jackson Sprint Car Nationals added a new champion to its list of historic drivers as Matt Covington pocketed $5,000 in his first visit to the half-mile oval with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real.
The 36th running of the Jackson Nationals presented by the State Bank of Fairmont, Covington led start-to-finish... [Read More]
CASTRONEVES CLAIMS POLE FOR CHAMPIONSHIP-DECIDING MAVTV 500
FONTANA, Calif. (Friday, Aug. 29, 2014) - Helio Castroneves earned the Verizon P1 Award for the Verizon IndyCar Series championship-deciding MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway. The pole was the 41st of Castroneves' career, breaking a tie with four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Rick Mears for fourth all-time in Indy car history.
Castroneves, the last of 22 qualifiers, recorded a two-lap... [Read More]
Late Race Hit Leaves Truex Jr. With Frustrating Finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway
HAMPTON, Ga. (Aug. 31, 2014) – Martin Truex Jr. had a number of obstacles to overcome at Atlanta Motor Speedway, including an unnecessary hit from a fellow competitor that left him with a 23rd-place finish in Sunday night’s Oral-B USA 500 Sprint Cup Series race.
After starting sixth based on his qualifying effort on Friday, Truex had to contend... [Read More]
Ryan Blaney would battle door to door with German Quiroga to pick up his first NASCAR Camping World Truck victory of the 2014 season on the road course at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Blaney's victory in the Chevrolet Silverado 250 moved the 20 year old driver into the 3rd position in drivers points just 13 behind points leader Johnny Sauter.
(08-30-2014 Dacono, CO) Not even a one hour rain delay could slow down young Dominic Ursetta who methodically worked his way to the front of the field to win the 100 lap Labor Day Super Late Model race at CNS. Ursetta has now won 9 of the 12 events in the 2014 season and has a commanding lead in the season standings.
Gillett Vet Clinic Super Late Models
An incredible field of Super Late Models were on hand for the Labor Day 100 lap special feature event presented by... [Read More]
Mike Gallegos wins 35 lap feature at I-25 Speedway
Pueblo, Colorado (August 30, 2014) -- Fifteen Legends cars on hand at I-25 Speedway last night and all of them took the green flag to start the thirty-five lap feature. Mike Gallegos took the checkered flag and claimed his second RMLRA feature win of the season. Wayne Barlock, Chris Cooper, Darrell Stewart and young D.J. Stewart were your top five finishers in the feature. ... [Read More]
Tonight (August 30th) at Colorado National Speedway it’s one of the biggest races of the season. It’s the Labor Day SPECIAL event brought to you by Art’s Septic Services.
As the 2014 season winds down we heat things up with a 100 lap Gillet Vet Clinic Super Late Model feature event! We will also race the SUNOCO Fuels Grand American Modifieds, the NTC Logistic Super Stocks which will run a combined race with the Lincoln College Pure Stocks, and... [Read More]
Oberlin KS (August 28, 2014) -- The United Rebel Sprint Series will make one last visit this year to the RPM Speedway in Hays Kansas this Saturday Aug 30th. This will be the fourth visit this year for the Rebels at the 3/8 mile semi-banked oval.
The previous three visits have produced three different winners as Steven Richardson scored his only victory of this season on June 14th, Luke Cranston drove... [Read More]