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SEPTEMBER 26, 2016... Powering past Richard Vander Weerd on the sixth circuit, Austin Williams (Yorba Linda, California) sailed to last Saturday’s feature win at Perris Auto Speedway. For Williams, the “9th Annual Glenn Howard Classic” victory was his second Amsoil USAC/CRA Sprint Car triumph of the season and the fifth of his career. Vander Weerd, R.J. Johnson, Brody Roa, and fast qualifier “The Demon” Damion Gardner rounded out the top-five drivers.
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SEPTEMBER 27, 2016... After a hard fought “Glenn Howard Classic” at Perris, the Amsoil USAC/CRA Sprint Cars will invade Peoria, Arizona’s Canyon Speedway Park for two nights of action. Promoted by Kevin Montgomery, the annual “Hall of Fame Classic” starts this Friday, September 30th, and will also showcase the Allscapes IMCA Stock Cars vs. SCRA Stock Cars, Mini Sprints, Western ModLites, and Vintage Cars. The spectator gates will open at 5:00pm with racing at... [Read More]
Merced CA...September 24...Saturday night was a special night of racing at Merced Speedway. It was an event that was booked to remember long time speedway supporter Matt Van Hoecke, who lost a heroic fight with Cancer. The event was also used to help raise funds to fight Cancer, and Promoter Ed Parker pledged that $1 for every ticket sold would be donated to the cause. On top of that, it was the opportunity for the track to crown three more champions in Michael Shearer (Hobby Stocks), Rick... [Read More]
Antioch, CA...September 24...Billy Aton came through when the pressue was on for a championship clinching 25 lap Winged 360 Main Event victory Saturday night at Antioch Speedway. Aton won his heat race and then set about winning his third Main Event of the season. With three time Marysville champion Brent Dothage in the hunt, it wasn't easy. Dothage was looking to join a long winner's list, but Aton drove a great race for the important victory. Dothage settled for his second runnerup... [Read More]
Yreka, CA...September 24...Siskiyou Motor Speedway saved the best for last Saturday night with the annual running of the Rod Restad Memorial IMCA Modified race. Some of the top drivers on the West Coast came to make a run at the $3,000 first prize, and Bobby Hogge IV scored the victory in the 30 lap race ahead of Alex Stanford. Rich McCoy made an appearance and won the O'Reilly Auto Parts IMCA Sport Modified feature while Ethan Killingsworth captured his second 20 lap McDonald's Mini Stock... [Read More]
LOUDON, N.H. (Sept. 25, 2016) -- Last week a late-race caution helped propel Martin Truex Jr. to victory at Chicagoland Speedway. But on Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway the Furniture Row Racing driver suffered the opposite effect when two cautions in the final 15 laps took him out of contention for the win.
Though he finished seventh after leading a race high of 141 laps in the second Chase playoff race, Truex had a shot at winning when he was... [Read More]