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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (May 21, 2013 -- I-44 Riverside Speedway was hit very hard by an EF3 tornado. The tornado was about 1/4 to 1/2 mile wide as it hit the speedway. Promoters Mark Banister and Gloria Olexia also had their home completely destroyed a few miles east of the track as the tornado intensified to an EF5. Gloria's daughter was at the home when the two mile wide tornado hit,... [Read More]
Saturday May 25th. This Saturday and Sunday at CNS it's time to honor and remember those that have served to protect our freedoms and at CNS we honor them with a massive 2-Day racing bonanza! Yes, that's right folks not one big race but TWO days of incredible short track racing.
The first night of racing on Saturday Night is presented by GTI-DEKA Golf Cars. Saturday Night is the Military Race and we send out the Late Models which will culminate in a 50 lap... [Read More]
TULARE, CA – MAY 19, 2013... In one of the most intense main events of 2013, Temecula’s Mike Spencer claimed the $2,500 victory at Tulare’s Merle Stone Chevrolet Thunderbowl Raceway. With five official lead changes, the five-time champion took control from Ryan Bernal on lap twenty-seven and earned his 34th career Amsoil USAC/CRA Sprint Car win. Bernal, “Hollywood” Danny Faria Jr., Bud Kaeding, and Matt Mitchell followed Spencer to the checkered flags.
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OSWEGO, N.Y. - Davey Hamilton raced to his first main event win on Saturday, May 11 since the devastating 2001 IndyCar crash at Texas Motor Speedway severed his legs and led to 21 operations to reconstruct his feet and legs and approximately one year in a wheelchair. Doctors once believed amputation may have been the best option.
But the resilient Hamilton made a full recovery and returned to Victory Lane a little over one week ago in the Novelis Supermodified main event at New... [Read More]
Ft. Morgan Colorado
Saturday May 18, 2013
May 18, 2013 race recap.
I-76 Speedway dodged a storm Saturday night and provided great racing action from over 90 cars.
The Dwarfs had a tough time getting laps in without a yellow flag. Alex Amen took an early lead and managed to avoid spinouts a flip into the guard rail and another altercation with the wall. He finished first ahead of Chris Walker and... [Read More]
SALINA, Kan. -- A special night of racing was in store for fans in the Salina area as six divisions amassing 91 cars competed on a lightning fast Salina Speedway in front of a nice-sized crowd on Salina Bombers night.
With players and management in the house from the Central Professional Indoor Football League team fans were treated to autographs and photos from the personnel of the Bombers, as well as the racers during intermission.
Johnny Gray raced to his third victory of the season Sunday and moved back into the Funny Car points lead at the 25th annual NHRA Kansas Nationals.
Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel) and Jeg Coughlin Jr. (Pro Stock) also were winners in their respective categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event. All three winners were presented special-edition silver Wally trophies in honor of the event’s 25th anniversary.
(05-18-2013 Dacono, CO) Super Late Model driver Darren Bucklan in the #66 car held off multiple challenges for the lead by staying in the high groove on the 3/8ths mile paved oval of CNS. In other action Jason Morris won the Super Stock main, Danny Medina bested the massive field in the Legends, and Cris Muhler was tops in the Mod Coupe division.
- By Eric Guttormson
Gillet Vet Clinic Super Late Models
In one of the more exciting Super Late Model main... [Read More]
Jimmie Johnson would collect the $1 million prize for winning the race, and his second straight Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Kurt Busch Has Mixed Feelings About 5th-Place All-Star Finish
CONCORD, N.C. (May 18, 2013) – Kurt Busch saw a potential victory slip to a fifth-place finish in Saturday night’s rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
After the four 20-lap segments in the non-points race, Busch posted... [Read More]