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Ft. Morgan, Colorado
Sunday August 31, 2014
In what might be expected for the upcoming Fall Classic (October 4 and 5, 2014) the I-76 Speedway pit area was packed with 132 race cars. Recent heavy rains in the area made for a heavy track. After the track was rolled in the surface was smooth and tacky making for some exciting racing. A brief rain shower at the mid point of the event made for the best racing surface that anyone could remember in... [Read More]
Park City, Kansas – August 31, 2014 - Sunday night’s scheduled National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products sprint car event scheduled for the Belleville High Banks in Belleville, Kansas has been rained out. Series and track officials are working on a rescheduled date.
The next even for the “winged warriors” will be... [Read More]
Thornton & Madrid Split Victory Honors in Stock Car Shootout Opener
PEORIA, Ariz. (August 30, 2014) – Ricky Thornton, Jr., and Anthony Madrid split victory honors on the opening night of the Rips Napa Auto Parts Stock Car Shootout 100 as 110 cars filled the pit area on Saturday night at Canyon Speedway Park.
While Thornton, Jr., and Madrid won the Stock Car qualifiers to earn front row starting berths for... [Read More]
Sprint Cars, Late Models Return to Rolling Plains Motor Speedway
HAYS, KS (August 30, 2014) — The United Rebel Sprint Series made their final appearance of the 2014 racing season and the NESmith Late Model Racing Series returned for a second time at RPM Speedway in Hays, KS, Saturday evening, August 30. The IMCA Sport Compacts, ‘Crazy’ Cruisers and School Buses were also on the race card.
J.D. Johnson Breaks Four Year Drought, Claims NCRA Sprint Win
David Smith, Jr.
Park City, Kansas (August 30, 2014) - J.D. Johnson took the lead coming out of turn two on the start and never looked back as he led wire to wire in claiming his first tour victory since 2010 in winning the National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products sprint car feature Saturday night at 81 Speedway in Park City... [Read More]
Rick Ziehl Races to ASCS Southwest Victory at Tucson
TUCSON, Ariz. (August 30, 2014) - For the second time in 2014, Rick Ziehl parked the Lucas Oil No. 20z in Victory Lane with the ASCS Southwest Region, taking the preliminary night A-Feature victory at the Tucson International Raceway.
Trailing the first 20 rounds, Ziehl worked past Logan Forler on a restart, taking the highline around the Forler Trucking No. 2L... [Read More]
Danny Lasoski on Top With ASCS Warriors at Randolph County Raceway
MOBERLY, Mo. (August 30, 2014) - Danny Lasoski put the Mark and Parker Burch Motorsports No. 1m in Victory Lane on Saturday night with the Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region, winning the opening night of the two-day Labor Day spectacular at the Randolph County Raceway.
Lasoski's second ASCS triumph of 2014, the Missouri ace was the third leader of... [Read More]
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]