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Oklahoma native races with heavy heart after storms ravage his home state
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NEW EGYPT, N.J. – May 21, 2013 – World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series championship leader Daryn Pittman is having the best season of his career, but he outdid himself Tuesday night in the NAPA Auto Parts Outlaw Classic at New Egypt Speedway. ... [Read More]
Coca-Cola 600 - Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord NC.
Race #12 - A 1.5 mile quad oval Superspeedway with 24 degree banking in all 4 corners, with 5 degree straightaways. 2012 pole speed 192.94 Aric Almirola, winner Kasey Kahne
Interesting fact from Six Billion Secrets - The top secret formula for Coca-Cola's Coke is kept in a bank vault in Atlanta GA, and the company bylaws specify that only two Coke executives can know it at any one time.
With Thoughts on Fallen Warriors, Kurt Busch Ready to
Contend in NASCAR’s Memorial Day Weekend Classic
DENVER, Colo. (May 21, 2013) – The first thought for Kurt Busch when asked about this weekend’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway wasn’t about the longest race of the year, nor was it about his chances of winning one of NASCAR’s crown jewels after a dominating performance Saturday night in the Sprint All-Star Race.
Dylan Kwasniewski graduates from Faith Lutheran High School on June 7, obviously a landmark day in a young person's life. So is the day someone turns 18, and for Kwasniewski that day is May 31.
It is then that Kwasniewski, considered a potential future star driver, will be eligible to compete in a NASCAR Nationwide or Camping World Truck series race. He will finish the season in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East but will look to possibly run in one of those other series during... [Read More]
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]