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Short Track Super Series South Region Inaugural Event Set For Sunday, April 19 At Bridgeport Speedway With ‘South Jersey Shootout’ Special; Two Tracks In Action

BRIDGEPORT, NJ – South Jersey’s Bridgeport Speedway is set to play its part in history next April. The five-eighths-mile facility will host to the first-ever event in the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region on Sunday, April 19, 2015 with the ‘South Jersey Shootout’ special. The series, featuring big-block/small-block Modifieds will be comprised of five events run in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. The Short Track Super Series South Region, under the direction of BD Motorsports Media LLC, will be launched in ’15 following a successful six-race northern version contested in ‘14. The…More

Renegade Sprints to Showcase Strong Contingent of Competitors in 2015

FINDLAY, Ohio (Dec. 12, 2014) – Teams are busy building new race cars and enjoying rare family moments as the offseason is in full swing throughout the country. Things are no different in the cold region that includes Ohio, where a dozen drivers are preparing to compete full time with the Renegade Sprints next season. “Everyone knows the names Tim Shaffer, Greg Wilson and Chad Kemenah, but we are very excited about the young and upcoming drivers who are committed to the series,” Renegade Sprints President Shane Helms said. “The future of the sport looks bright.” Here are some of…More

2015 Lucas Oil ASCS Tentative Schedule Released

TULSA, Okla. (December 12, 2014) The first look at the 2015 lineup for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real has been released. While a few dates are still in the works, the lineup has the national arm of the American Sprint Car Series making long awaited returns to several facilities, including the 2015 season opener at Florida’s East Bay Raceway on February 19, 20, and 21. The three day, $10,000 to win event last saw the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour was 2008 when Jason Johnson topped the final night of competition. Added to…More

2015 UNOH All Star Schedule Released

CAMARGO, IL. (Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014) – The University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions has released its 2015 Schedule featuring nearly 50 events in 11 states. The UNOH All Star 2015 season begins with the Florida Winter Nationals which features five $5,000-to-win races at just two tracks over 8 days. Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, FL starts the UNOH All Star season with three shows, Thursday, Feb. 5, Friday, Feb. 6 and Saturday, Feb. 7. Then the All Stars head to Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, FL on Wednesday, Feb. 11 and Thursday Feb. 12. Each show…More

Tradition-Rich Events, New Venues Highlight 2015 Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series Schedule

INDIANAPOLIS – Dec. 11, 2014 – The Super DIRTcar Series announced today at the Performance Racing Industry tradeshow a combination of traditional events and races at new venues will make up its 2015 schedule. The 29-race series kicks off during the DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment Feb. 18-21 at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Fla. The series championship begins April 25 with a 100-lapper at Fulton (N.Y.) Speedway before an exciting Wednesday night return on May 20 to Canandaigua (N.Y.) Speedway followed on Wednesday, May 27, to Brockville Ontario Speedway. A four-race slate of events in June begins…More

Record Number Of Events On 2015 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Schedule

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Dec., 11, 2014 – The World of Outlaws Late Model Series is set for a record number events in 2015 with 50 A-Mains featured on the national tour’s schedule released Thursday during the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis. The country’s longest-running national Dirt Late Model series has visits to 38 tracks in 20 states and Canada planned for its 12th season under the World Racing Group banner. The tour’s 2015 itinerary follows tradition in kicking off with a stretch of seven events in Georgia and Florida during the month of February. The Winter Freeze at…More

Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Awards Banquet Set for Thursday Night

WAYCROSS, GA (December 10, 2014) – The 2014 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series year-end awards banquet will take place Thursday night, December 11th in Carmel, IN at the Lucas Oil Estate. The series will honor and present awards to the Lucas Oil Champion, Dunn-Benson Ford Rookie of the Year and the top ten in the final point standings. Other awards to be presented include: the COMP Cams Engine Builder of the Year, Ohlins Shocks Chassis Builder of the Year, Optima Batteries Hard Charger of the Year, Miller Welders Fast Time of the Year, Simpson Products Top Five Finisher of…More

Renegade Sprints Announces Tentative Dates at Several Tracks in Ohio

FINDLAY, Ohio (Dec. 8, 2014) – While the 2015 schedule continues to be formed, the Renegade Sprints has several tentative dates lined up in Ohio. “We wanted to release some of the dates we’ve been working on in the Buckeye State,” Renegade Sprints President Shane Helms said. “All of the dates are tentative because we haven’t completed our schedule or seen many other schedules so we are willing to work with every track as best as we can.” Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe will host the Renegade Sprints more than a half dozen times. The series will venture to the high-banked…More

Andy Bachetti Recognized As Inaugural Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP Champion During Saturday’s I-88 Awards Banquet; Mike Mahaney Receives Dedication Award; Nick Nye Rookie Of The Year

ONEONTA, NY – On Saturday night, Andy Bachetti and crew were able to finally reflect on what they had accomplished in 2014. Bachetti, the 38-year-old star driver from Sheffield, Mass., embarked on a new journey this past season: following the Short Track Super Series Fueled By VP. Bachetti ultimately won the Season Opener in April at the Orange County (N.Y.) Fair Speedway ‘Hard Clay Open’ and utilized consistency to earn the inaugural series championship. While the series point fund, some $28,286.22 in cash plus contingencies, was paid out just days after the final race, the Short Track SuperNationals at I-88…More

Renegade Sprints Joining Storied History at Bedford Speedway in 2015

FINDLAY, Ohio (Dec. 6, 2014) – Bedford Speedway is one of the most historic race tracks in the United States. Racing has been contested at the 5/8-mile oval in Bedford, Pa., since 1936 and the Renegade Sprints will join that prestigious list in 2015. “We are very happy to have the Renegades at Bedford,” Bedford Speedway Promoter Joe Padula said. “Shane (Helms) and his crew are putting together a fantastic series. The drivers that have committed to them are some of the best in the business and we are thrilled to welcome them to Bedford. Bedford has a long history…More