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WATSONVILLE, CA – JUNE 16, 2013... Using a last lap “slide job” pass on Bud Kaeding, Concord’s “The Demon” Damion Gardner scored his 45th career Amsoil USAC/CRA Sprint Car victory. Outside front row starter Nic Faas led the first twenty-one laps at Watsonville’s Ocean Speedway before Kaeding grabbed the top spot. Bud led the next eight circuits before Gardner’s daring pass took away the win. Co-sanctioned with the USAC Western Classic Racing Series, Kaeding,... [Read More]
MORRISON, Colo. – For the NHRA West Central Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Thunder on the Mountain event at mile-high Bandimere Speedway, reigning national champion Jim Whiteley regained the lead in the Top Alcohol Dragster national standings, and Tony Bartone took over the top spot in Top Alcohol Funny Car with what surprisingly was his first divisional/regional victory in nearly two years.
Whiteley dominated Top Alcohol Dragster qualifying, running back-to-back-to-back... [Read More]
(06-08-2013 Dacono, CO) Super Sunday Monster-Fest was the culmination of a huge weekend of action at Colorado National Speedway. Bounty Hunter, Wrecking Crew, Avenger, Iron Outlaw, Ice Cream Man, and the Shagman Truck thrilled the crowd on Sunday while Rick Smith, Bear Lynch, and Kyle Ray were victorious on Saturday Night.
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Gillet Vet Super Late Models
#7 Adam Deines had the pole position for the Gillet Vet Clinic Super Late Model feature... [Read More]
ATTENTION! This Saturday, June 15th Lamar Speedway Lamar CO – Absolute Automotive/VJP Farms present the 2013 SUMMER STOCK CAR SHOOTOUT!
$500 to Win IMCA Stock Cars,
$500 to Win IMCA Hobby Stocks.
Racing action will get underway at 7:00pm sharp! We will also be racing a full slate of IMCA Modifieds, Trucks, Econos, and Mini Stocks. For more information please contact Kelley Morris at 719-336-5414 or visit us on Facebook at Lamar racing club. See you There!!
Damaging Spin Spoils Kurt Busch’s Strong Start in Michigan
Furniture Row driver finishes 35th
BROOKLYN, Mich. (June 16, 2013) – What started out as a promising day ended in major disappointment for Kurt Busch and the Furniture Row Racing team in Sunday’s Quicken Loans 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Busch, who started on the outside pole, was dominant early with his Secretariat-like Chevrolet, leading the... [Read More]
Biffle claims 1000 victory
Gregg Biffle would stay out of trouble and steadily move from his 19th starting spot to take the win in Sunday's Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan. The win was Biffle's first in 2013 and hands Ford Motor Co. its 1,000 victory in NASCAR competition.
Denver's Furniture Row driver Kurt Busch would have an excellent qualifying run and start the day out on the outside front... [Read More]
MERIDIAN, Idaho – Sometimes in life, you have to do things you dislike to achieve success.
Melissa Weaver found that out Saturday night at ASA-sanctioned Meridian Speedway.
The former track champion won the majority of segments in the College of Western Idaho Professional Truck Driving Street Stock 10x10, including the final 20-lapper to take home a feature win after 100 laps.
“We were in the car all night,” the Nampa, Idaho driver said. “Didn’t like it.”
She... [Read More]
Smith extends points lead
Auston Dillon would accomplish 2 first, but missed the big one. Dillon would win the Coors Light Pole Award for the Alliance Truck Parts 250 at Michigan International Speedway with a speed of 191.882mph, (a new track record,) He also became the first NASCAR Nationwide Series driver to earn four consecutive poles. Dillon would finish a disappointing 20th position.
Tonight is Rockys Autos "NASCAR Knockout" at Colorado National Speedway.
Tonights Race Highlights....
- Super Late Models
- Super Stocks 40 lap main event
- Xtreme Trucks
During Intermission there will be a chance to hop in the Monster Truck Ride-Truck. Also Wandos Stunt Riders, Jet Powered Smart Car DEMO, and a sneak peak at the Monster Trucks that will compete in Sundays Monster-Fest Monster Truck... [Read More]