Tuesday, March 28, 2017


Friesen wins the “Doug Hoffman” Memorial Race at the Bridgeport Speedway...

By KEN BRUCE The mighty big-blocks came to life on Saturday at the big 5/8’s mile Bridgeport Speedway nestled down in South Jersey and when it...

Notes with Quotes from Mansfield Motor Speedway’s Return to Dirt –...

By MIKE MALLETT Saturday’s reopening of the Mansfield Motor Speedway saw a little bit of everything.  There was the good and the bad, but at...

Mansfield Motor Speedway Comes Back to Life: Helms, Windom and Schlenk...

By DEAN REYNOLDS MANSFIELD, OH – After laying dormant for several years, the Mansfield Motor Speedway got a little dirty this past Saturday night with...
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Weekly Racing at OCFS Begins on Saturday, April 22

MIDDLETOWN, NY - On Saturday, April 22, the 68th consecutive season of weekly racing at Orange County will find the first green flag waving...

Cornwall Motor Speedway Honors their 2016 champions

By MARTIN BELANGER CORNWALL, ONT - Cornwall Motor Speedway celebrated their 2016 champion last evening at the South Stormont Community Centre with over 240 guests...

Weedsport Speedway Names Dan Kapuscinski as Public Relations Director for Upcoming 2017 Campaign

WEEDSPORT, NY – Weedsport Speedway officials announced on Saturday that Dan Kapuscinski will take over as the facility’s public relations director effective Monday, April...

Utica-Rome Forced to Cancel Chill Factor Due to Wet Grounds, Opening Day Now April...

VERNON, NY - The upcoming 2017 season opener at the Utica-Rome Speedway, scheduled for Sunday April 2, has been cancelled due to a recent...

Stewart Friesen Pockets $4,400 in 60Over Special at Bridgeport

SWEDESBORO, NJ - The Bridgeport Speedway presented the fifth annual 60 Over Special/Doug Hoffman Memorial and the first hand of the 811 Dig Safely...

King Conquers Mod Tour at Mercer; Watson, Pegher, and Martz also Score

MERCER, PA - Rex King, Jr. dominated the 35 lap Chiller Thriller for the BRP Modified Tour at Mercer Raceway Park. It was the...

Grandview Practice Postponed; Moved to April 1

BECHTELSVILLE, PA - Despite all the efforts being made to be able to get the 2017 season started with a free-to-the-public practice session at...

Lebanon Valley Fetes 2016 Champions, Prepares for 2017

This past weekend, Lebanon Valley Speedway held their annual banquets to celebrate the champions from 2016 and get everyone pumped up for the upcoming...

Joey Coulter and C.A.R.S. return to sponsor kids club at Afton Motorsports Park

ORLANDO, FL - Former Nascar Truck series winner and 2012 rookie of the year Joey Coulter and C.A.R.S. Racing for a Cause Inc. will return...

Annual Ransomville Speedway Car Show This Weekend

RANSOMVILLE, NY - The cars and the stars of the Ransomville Speedway will take over the concourse of the newly remodeled Fashion Outlets Niagara...

Thunder Mountain Prepares For 25th Anniversary Season

By BRETT DEYO CENTER LISLE, NY – It was a quarter-century ago when dairy farmer Karl Spoonhower built a speedway in the rolling hills of...

Divisional Sponsors Announced: Chiller Thriller and Jack Frost Coming Soon

MERCER, PA - Mercer Raceway Park is proud to announce the divisional sponsors for the 2017 racing season. “We truly appreciate the support that all...



Beyea Continues Support of KoD Racing

FONDA, NY – Beyea custom headers and racing exhausts have supported King Of Dirt Racing from the beginning. Joe Beyea and staff have graciously...

Caprara’s Can Am Speedway Hosts Eastern Ontario Vintage Twice In 2017

By JEFF CIGLICH LAFARGEVILLE, NY - Last season the Can Am International Speedway saw the Eastern Ontario Vintage Stock Car Club a total of eight times....

Eastern Ontario Vintage Adds Brockville Ontario Speedway To Its 2017 Schedule

By JEFF CIGLICH BROCKVILLE, ONT - After a one year hiatus the Eastern Ontario Vintage Stock Car Club is set to return to the Brockville Ontario...

Eastern Ontario Vintage Return To Maniwaki Speedway In 2017

By JEFF CIGLICH MANIWAKI, QUE - In 2016 it took three attempts to get the Eastern Ontario Vintage Stock Car Club’s first ever appearance at...

Not All $5,000-To-Win Races Are Equal: $30,400 Payout, Non-Top-Heavy Structure Set For ‘Hard Clay...

MIDDLETOWN, NY – Take a look at the 2017 dirt Modified Northeast schedule, and you’ll see plenty of $5,000-to-win races. Don’t let the winner’s share...

Excitement Building for King of Dirt Series Events at Devil’s Bowl Speedway

WEST HAVEN, Vt. – The buzz is getting louder around Devil’s Bowl Speedway for the new stock car racing season, and lots of attention...

Mohawk International Speedway Hosts Eastern Ontario Vintage Twice In 2017

By JEFF CIGLICH The Mohawk International Speedway located in Hogansburg, NY was a popular destination for the Eastern Ontario Vintage Stock Car Club in 2016....

Challenge Events Add Excitement To 2017 American Racer Cup Insinger Performance Regional Battles

  INDIANA, PA – Excitement is running high for the 2017 edition of the American Racer Cup presented by Sunoco Race Fuels as “pre-season” registration...

STSS $12,500 Championship Battle Gets Underway April 8 At Orange County Fair Speedway With...

MIDDLETOWN, NY – The chase for a $12,500 championship gets underway on the hallowed grounds of Orange County Fair Speedway Saturday, April 8. The Halmar...

Cornwall Motor Speedway Holds Two Key Events For Eastern Ontario Vintage In 2017

By JEFF CIGLICH The Eastern Ontario Vintage Stock Car Club returns to the Cornwall Motor Speedway in 2017 with one show marking the beginning of...

$30,044 Cash Distributed Saturday At Georgetown Speedway; Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP...

GEORGETOWN, DE – The 2017 Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP kicked off its eight-race Velocita South Region last Saturday...

EOVSCC Returns To Brighton Speedway For Two Big Events In 2017

By JEFF CIGLICH BRIGHTON, ONT - Track promoters Angela and Mark Rinaldi will be celebrating the Brighton Speedway’s 50 th consecutive year of operation this...



Williams Grove 358 Sprints Debut March 31, 410 Sprints Offered $500 To Start In...

MECHANICSBURG, PA – Williams Grove Speedway returns to action on Friday night, March 31 at 7:30 pm with its second racing program of the early...

April 1 Offers Camera & Autograph Night At Port Royal Speedway

PORT ROYAL, PA – The first Camera & Autograph Night of the season is coming up on Saturday, April 1 at Port Royal Speedway. Featuring...

Geesey Opens 2017 Season with Impressive Super Sportsman Win

By BRAD VORES YORK HAVEN, PA - Scott Geesey made a strong statement in Saturday night’s season opener at Susquehanna Speedway. After finishing in a tie with...

Lynton Jeffrey Invades For Port Royal Sprint Opener Victory

PORT ROYAL, PA – Lynton Jeffrey of Prairie City, Iowa, held off Dale Blaney to win Saturday’s 2017 season opener for sprint cars at Port...

Dietrich Makes it Two-for-Two in Lincoln 410 Sprints

ABBOTTSTOWN, PA - Danny Dietrich held off Jim Siegel and Lucas Wolfe to score his second win in two Lincoln races in Saturday’s 25-lap...

Riverside Return; Outlaws Tackle Arkansas Track for First Time since 2009

By CLAYTON JOHNS (WORLD OF OUTLAWS PR) CONCORD, NC - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series will return to Riverside International Speedway in West...

Brad Sweet Captures First Victory of 2017

By GARY THOMAS (WORLD OF OUTLAWS PR) STOCKTON, CA - An exhilarating late-race battle between the top-two in World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series...

Coocoo for Cocopah; World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Invade Cocopah Speedway for the First...

By WORLD OF OUTLAWS PR CONCORD, NC - As the Kickoff Tour winds down, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series will kick the...

World of Outlaws Kickoff Tour Continues to Keller and Perris

By CLAYTON JOHNS (WORLD OF OUTLAWS PR) CONCORD, NC - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series 2017 Kickoff Tour continues through California on...

Lacaillade Masonry B-Main Title Sponsor with the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints

SYRACUSE, NY – Lonnie Lacaillade is not only a fan of the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS) but also a big supporter. For...

USAC National Sprints Make Midwest Debut Saturday at Lawrenceburg

March may have come in like a lion, but the hugely-anticipated month of April truly delivers the roar to the contingent of Midwest fans...

New Look Team has Grant Eying Redemption in Sunday’s Sumar Classic at Terre Haute

  By RICHIE MURRAY Justin Grant remembers the heartbreak from the 2016 "Sumar Classic" all too clearly. After setting fast time in qualifying, Grant dominated the first...

New Sponsors On Board, More $$$ for Racers As Lanco’s Clyde Martin Opens Regular...

NEWMANSTOWN, PA - This Saturday's MJF Trucking No Wing Spring Fling kicks off the 2017 season in grand style at Lanco's Clyde Martin Memorial Speedway....

Defending Winner C.J. Leary Aims for Repeat Success in April 2nd Sumar Classic at...

By RICHIE MURRAY In May of 1997, back when C.J. Leary was just a year old, the Leary family reached USAC Silver Crown victory lane...

Largest Sumar Classic Field in Two Decades Expected at Terre Haute April 2nd

The largest car count for the "Sumar Classic" in nearly two decades is expected for the USAC Silver Crown season opener Sunday, April 2...






Humberstone Speedway Releases 58th Season Schedule

PORT COLBORNE, ONT - The Humberstone Speedway is pleased to announce their 58th Season Schedule at the historic oval in Port Colborne, Ontario. The busy...

Vermont’s Bear Ridge Speedway Celebrates 50 Consecutive Years of Racing in 2017

By CLAYTON JOHNS (DIRTCAR PR) CONCORD, NC - Bear Ridge Speedway will celebrate its 50th anniversary of racing in 2017, but the accomplishment is even...

Hammer To Sponsor New Egypt Speedway Sportsman Division In 2017

NEW EGYPT, NJ – The Hammer Companies, located in Allentown, NJ, have come aboard to be the official sponsor of the Sportsman division at the...

Flemington Department Store To Sponsor Crate vs. Sportsman Portion Of March Meltdown

NEW EGYPT, NJ – Flemington Department Store located on Route 31 in Flemington, NJ which is just adjacent to the former Flemington Speedway has...

18 and Under Free Every Sunday Night; Glen Hils Named New Head Tech Inspector...

PORT COLBORNE, ONT - The Humberstone Speedway is continuing to finalize plans on an exciting and busy 2017 season at the historic Port Colborne,...

Grant Gets USAC National Midget Win #1 at Shamrock Classic

DU QUOIN, IL - Thus far, USAC's 2017 season has already become the year of Justin Grant. The record books were rewritten in Saturday night's "Shamrock...

Shamrock Classic Kicks Off 2017 USAC National Midget Season Saturday in Du Quoin

  By RICHIE MURRAY One of the deepest USAC National Midget fields in years is set to hit the track for the first time in 2017...

Shamrock Classic Entry List Hits 50

The pre-entry list for the second running of the "Shamrock Classic" USAC National Midget season opener at Du Quoin's Southern Illinois Center has reached...

Cummins to Make USAC Midget Debut in March 18 “Shamrock Classic”

  By RICHIE MURRAY The beginning of the 2017 National Midget season marks a new beginning for one of USAC's longtime standout Sprint Car stars, Kyle...

USAC Champs Thorson, Bell & Coons Enter March 18 Shamrock Classic in Du Quoin

Du QUOIN, IL - USAC National Midget champions Tanner Thorson, Christopher Bell and Jerry Coons, Jr. are among the latest headline drivers to file entries...

O’Donnell, VP Racing Fuels’ Mad Scientist® Makes Monster Jam History®

LAS VEGAS, NV - In front of a sold-out crowd at Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday night, VP Racing Fuels’ Mad Scientist® driven by Lee O'Donnell...

Dave Steele, Two-Time USAC Silver Crown Champ, Passes Away After Florida Sprint Crash

  By RICHIE MURRAY Dave Steele, a two-time USAC Silver Crown champion and one of the United States Auto Club's most accomplished drivers during the 1990s...

Brett Hearn Readies for 2017 Racing Season

SUSSEX, NJ - With 894 career victories (889 feature races and 5 All-Star events) and 90 track and series point titles on his racing...

New Fix-It-Fuel® Saves Outdoor Power Equipment Damaged by Ethanol, Saving Consumers Time, Money and...

SAN ANTONIO, TX - With spring-time approaching and mowers, blowers and string trimmers being pulled from garages across the land, you can almost hear the...

DTD Contributor Tom Avenengo Passes

Dirt Track Digest contributor, Tom Avenengo, passed away on March 20.  Tom contributed a weekly column, Mostly Racin' Stuff, for the several years.  Tom...