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Mike Marlar Sets New Track Record in Friday Night’s Preliminary Qualifying at Brownstown Speedway

BROWNSTOWN, IN (September 19, 2014) – Mike Marlar set a new track record in Miller Welders Time Trials on Friday Night at Brownstown Speedway. Marlar and twelve other drivers broke Steve Francis’ previous track record of 13.546 seconds, which was set back in April of 2006. Marlar’s record setting time was 13.263 seconds. A total of 47 cars were on hand for the 35th Annual Jackson 100 sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series. On Saturday Night, Marlar, Steve Casebolt, Jonathan Davenport, and Scott Bloomquist will be the pole-sitters for the four 10-lap heat races. The top four…More

Saldana Scores Four Crown Win at Eldora Speedway

ROSSBURG, Ohio – Sept. 19, 2014 – Donny Schatz had World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series win number 23 in his sights at Eldora Speedway on Friday night but Joey Saldana had other ideas as Saldana held off the five-time champion on the way to victory at the Four Crown Nationals. “This is amazing because I actually beat Donny Schatz,” Saldana said in victory lane following his win. “He’s been unbelievable this year and just to be able to race with him and be able to drive with the World of Outlaws – honestly, it’s an honor to just…More

Steve Poirier Caps ESS Season With Victory at Fonda

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Donny Schatz Continues to Bolster His Resume at Terre Haute Action Track

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Sept. 17, 2014 – Donny Schatz’s dominant performance Wednesday night at the Terre Haute Action Track gave him his 22nd World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series victory of the season and added to an impressive resume that has only been bolstered this season. His first ever win at Terre Haute was the second first win in as many nights for the five-time champion after he parked it in victory lane at Kokomo Speedway on Tuesday night. “It’s been a great week for me,” Schatz said. “For two tracks to get off the bucket list that…More

Donny Schatz Scores His 21st Win of the Season at Kokomo Speedway

KOKOMO, Ind. – Sept. 16, 2014 – Donny Schatz bounced back from six races off the podium to score his 21st World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series win of the season at Kokomo Speedway on Tuesday night. The five-time champion and current points leader started fourth in the feature and after fighting his way forward on the start, battled past then leader David Gravel and managed to hold off a series of challengers through eight cautions and restarts. He also had a little luck on his side, avoiding Brad Sweet who spun right in front of Schatz as the…More

Lanigan Breaks World of Outlaws Late Model Series Single-Season Wins Record With Third Keyser Down & Dirty 65 Victory

By Joshua Joiner MARNE, Mich. – Sept. 13, 2014 – Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., maintained his perfect record at Berlin Raceway with a $15,000 victory in Saturday’s third annual Keyser Manufacturing Down & Dirty 65 Presented by NAPA A-Main. With his16th World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory of the season, Lanigan, 44, of Union, Ky., broke his own single-season wins record on the national tour and ensured that the he needs only to enter the season-ending World of Outlaws World Finals Nov. 6-8 at The Dirt Track at Charlotte to clinch his third WoO LMS championship. “We broke…More

Deer Creek Win Makes It Five This Season for Paul McMahan

SPRING VALLEY, Minn. – Sept. 13, 2014 – Cold temperatures might have hung over Deer Creek Speedway Saturday night for the ASGROW/DEKALB Clash at the Creek, but the action on track was hot, as Paul McMahan battled through lapped track and held off David Gravel to score his fifth World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series victory of the season. “I’ll tell you what, (my crew chief) Barry Jackson and everyone else with the CJB Motorsports car gave me a great car tonight. I was a little concerned starting on the bottom there on the original start and was able…More

Kraig Kinser a Winner at Clay County Fair Speedway

SPENCER, Iowa – Sept. 12, 2014 – With the lights of the Ferris wheel shining in the distance and the sounds of midway games just beyond the grand stand, Kraig Kinser scored his first World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series win of the season at the Clay County Fair Speedway’s Arnold Motor Supply Shootout on Friday night. Kinser got the break he needed as the Outlaws turned lap 13 at the 3/8 mile track. Brad Sweet, who had led every lap up to that point, was battling a loose racecar and it nearly got the best of him coming…More

Matt Sheppard leads flag-to-flag at Mohawk International Raceway for fourth 2014 Super DIRTcar Series win

AKWESASNE, N.Y. – Sunday, September 14, 2015 – Matt Sheppard, of Waterloo, N.Y., lead flag-to-flag to claim his third Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series point race of 2014, his fourth overall series win for the year. The 150-point feature race, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 13, at Mohawk International Raceway, hit the track just after midnight Sunday morning, delayed by inclement weather earlier in the evening. “I just want to thank the whole team, it was a great team tonight,” the three-time Super DIRTcar Series champion said after Sunday morning’s victory. “It was good, started on the pole and lead…More

Blaney sweeps UNOH All Star weekend at Fremont

By BRIAN LISKAI FREMONT, Ohio (Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014) – The numbers just keep piling up for Dale Blaney. The four time University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions titlist would drive to the $10,000 payday on JLH General Contractor Night for the 7th Annual Jim Ford Classic at Fremont Speedway Saturday. Blaney would sweep the two-day event at “The Track That Action Built.” It was his 15th UNOH All Star win of the season and runs his career total to 114. Blaney has five wins in 2014 at Fremont to take his career total at the track…More