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Attica to reward teams at season-ending banquet

ATTICA, Ohio – The top 10 in points in all four divisions at Attica Raceway Park will collect their money and prizes at the track’s annual banquet set for Saturday, Nov. 22. Also, special awards such as rookie of the year will also be handed out. The banquet will be held at the hall at the track with doors opening at 4:30 p.m. and the buffet dinner at 5 p.m. followed by the awards ceremony. Tickets are $25 each and can be obtained by contact Rex LeJeune, director of operations, at 419-680-5606. No tickets will be sold at the door…More

World Of Outlaws Invade Port Royal Speedway For Oval Finale This Saturday

PORT ROYAL, PA – It has been a decade since the STP World of Outlaws Sprint cars last raced at the historic Port Royal Speedway. And now the wait is over! The cars and stars of the World of Outlaws circuit will return to Port Royal Speedway this Saturday night, October 25 for a 5 pm showdown with the Pennsylvania Posse stars to close out the 2014 Port Royal Season. Purely sprint car racing is on the agenda that climaxes with a $10,000 to win, 30-lap feature event. Gates open at 3 pm for the races and beginning at the same…More

Yates County Set for Dutch Hoag National Open This Weekend

By Robert Symonds (Photo) Dundee, NY – In one of the much anticipated events at the end of October, Yates County Speedway sets up for two full nights of action packed racing; the Dutch Hoag National Open on Friday October 24th and Saturday October 25th. After seeing a weekend sweep by Cory Costa at I-88, who will take the 100 lap Grit Series Crate Sportsman Classic? We will see Friday October 24th. Also on the card is the IMCA Empire Series, 4 Cylinder Stocks, and Mod Lites. Racing for night 1 of the Dutch Hoag National Open is slated for…More

Devil’s Bowl Speedway Moves Rescheduled Date to Sunday

(MemorEvents Photo) WEST HAVEN, VT – Devil’s Bowl Speedway officials have announced that the facility’s final dirt track stock car race of the season will have to wait for one additional day. The Autosaver Ford/Springfield Buick-GMC “Vermont Freedom & Unity” event was postponed by rain last week and was initially rescheduled for Saturday; however, the makeup date has been reset to Sunday, October 26 at 1:00 p.m. Two major factors contributed to the date being readjusted: another unfavorable weather forecast, and the 55th annual Rutland Halloween Parade in Downtown Rutland, VT. The parade is one of the area’s largest and…More

5-25’s to Close out Thunder Series Saturday Night, October 18th at Grandview

The season finale of the NAPA AUTO PARTS Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will take place at the Grandview Speedway on Saturday night with the popular Grandview Thunder 5-25s features only event and House of Thunder Halloween Party. The Saturday night, October 18 will see the first green flag fall at 6 PM. Gates open at 4 PM. It’s a five feature racing program show-casing five of the most popular divisions of dirt track racing. The NASCAR 358 Modifieds, URC Sprint Cars, ARDC Midgets, Sportsman and Legends cars will each compete in a 25 lap feature event – along…More

Steel City Stampede: The last weekend to play is just a week away

Sarver, PA (October 16, 2014) While some teams have already parked their cars for the season and others will continue on to the World Finals in Charlotte, for all intents and purposes, the 6th Annual DIRTcar Round Up Steel City Stampede is the final race of the season in Western Pennsylvania. And if the first five Stampedes are any indication, this is an event that you will not want to miss. Yes, you will need to bring a hoodie and maybe even full winter garb, but it will be six long months until we meet again at the Action Track!…More

Sprint Cars Return to Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Saturday Following Successful Test

WEST HAVEN, VT – The winged warriors of the Bond Auto Parts Sprint Cars of New England (SCoNE) tour will make their official debut at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Saturday, October 18, joining the AutoSaver Ford/Springfield Buick-GMC “Vermont Freedom & Unity” event. A successful test was completed by two teams on Wednesday, drawing rave reviews. Lacey Hanson, a veteran of season seasons with the SCoNE series, and 16-year-old rookie Tyler Austin each turned laps in order to help gather information for their teams and competitors alike. For Hanson, whose team is based just 10 minutes from the track in Orwell,…More

Can locals defend home turf against Outlaws at Fremont?

By BRIAN LISKAI FREMONT, Ohio – Donny Schatz is having the best season of his career. That’s hard to believe considering he is a five time World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series champion. But, the driver of the Tony Stewart Racing machine recently recorded his 25th series win of 2014 and has won five of the last eight Outlaw events as the touring group heads to Fremont Speedway Saturday, Oct. 18. The World of Outlaws only have four more events – including Fremont – on the 2014 schedule. The Joe Stelter Memorial – honoring the man who began Fremont Speedway…More

DIRTcar series invade Brockville for DIRTcar Northeast Fall Nationals presented by 1000 Islands RV Centre

WEEDSPORT, N.Y. – October 15, 2014 – With NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week XLIII in the books, DIRTcar Racing fans and competitors look north, to Brockville Ontario Speedway’s DIRTcar Northeast Fall Nationals presented by 1000 Islands RV Centre. The sixth annual running of the fall event kicks off Friday, Oct. 17, with a 100-lap feature race night for the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series. The following night, the Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series and DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series take center stage at the famed Ontario 3/8-mile oval. Champions will be crowned in the DIRTcar 358-Modified Series and the DIRTcar Sportsman…More

15th Annual ‘King of the Can’ Modified 50 Set For Friday (Oct. 17) At Penn Can Speedway; $5,015 Plus “Toilet Trophy” On The Line! Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Competitors Rewarded With Bonus Money

SUSQUEHANNA, PA – For the 15th time, Penn Can Speedway plays host to the ‘King of the Can’ this weekend. On Friday night, October 17 (rain date: Oct. 19), the big-block/small-block Modifieds race 50 laps around the Susquehanna County facility for a $5,015 winner’s share. Since its inaugural running in 1999, weekend warriors and superstars alike have graced Victory Lane in the traditional curtain-closer at Penn Can. Drivers have thousands of reasons to compete in this year’s ‘King of the Can’ event: fifth-place is worth $1,000, 10th-place pays $500, with $315 reserved to take the green flag! Of course, the…More