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Blewett and Jankowiak Top Leaderboard During Thursday Practice in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 29,2015 . . . A relatively incident free practice session Thursday night inside Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall was dominated by perennial contender Jimmy Blewett of Howell, N.J., and Battle Of Trenton Indoor Three Quarter (TQ) race winner last December, Andy Jankowiak of Buffalo, N.Y. Blewett was quickest on the clocks in the first and fourth practices for the featured TQ Midgets while Jankowiak topped the charts in practices two and three. “I actually think I could have been quickest in the last practice but didn’t ever get a clean lap,” Jankowiak said. Blewett, who along with…More

Bridgeport Speedway Kicks Off Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region Championship Race For 2015 Sunday, April 19

BRIDGEPORT, NJ – It all begins in South Jersey. The chase for the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Hi-Tek Pioneer Pole Buildings Inc. South Region championship opens on Sunday, April 19 (rain date: April 26) at Brian Ramey’s Bridgeport Speedway with the ‘South Jersey Shootout’ inaugural edition. The event will make history at Bridgeport, a wide and fast five-eighths-mile clay oval located just minutes from Delaware and Pennsylvania. The ‘South Jersey Shootout’ will be headlined by the Short Track Super Series big-block/small-block Modifieds running 40 laps with a lucrative purse structure offering $5,000-plus to win, $1,000 for 10th-place and…More

Rivalry Renewed: Lanigan & Richards Set To Face Off In 2015 As Richards Returns To Full-Time World of Outlaws Competition

By JOSHUA JOINER CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 27, 2015 – Josh Richards has no doubt that he’s capable of claiming his fourth World of Outlaws Late Model Series championship in 2015. Darrell Lanigan is going to do everything in his power to keep that from happening and claim his own fourth WoO LMS title. The two superstar drivers who have together dominated the series for much of the past seven years will renew their rivalry this season as Richards returns to full-time WoO LMS competition after sitting out nearly all of 2014 for medical reasons. Both Lanigan and Richards will…More

RUSH Series to sanction Tri-City’s 2015 Crate LM races‏

By MIKE LEONE FRANKLIN, PA – One of the most exciting, recent announcements in the western Pennsylvania region for motorsports enthusiasts has been the completed purchase, renovation, and 2015 scheduled reopening of the former Tri-City Speedway. New owner Mark Tatalovic and crew have been hard at work getting the facility back in shape for 2015, and have announced that Tri-CityRacewayPark will have the Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Series sanction its Crate Late Model for the upcoming season. Tri-City is in the process of completing their schedule, which should be released soon. All Crate Late Model events held will be…More

Indoor Racing Set for Atlantic City this Weekend

By ERNIE SAXTON ATLANTIC CITY, NJ January 28, 2015 . . . Despite some region wide weather irritations caused by Winter Storm Juno, all systems are go and on schedule for more than 200 race teams and thousands of fans heading to this year’s NAPA KNOW HOW Racing Weekend inside the cavernous Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall. The building’s massive storage room that serves as the race’s pit area is expected to be filled to capacity by Thursday afternoon as Three Quarter (TQ) Midget, Champ Kart and Lentini Auto Salvage Slingshot teams will begin moving in at 8am. The intricate process sites race team…More

Tony Stewart To Acquire All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series

INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (Jan. 28, 2015) – Motorsports entrepreneur Tony Stewart has agreed to terms with Guy Webb, owner of the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series, to become the sole owner of the original winged sprint car tour. The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series is one of the oldest traveling sprint car organizations and is a staple of grassroots, open-wheel racing. The transaction between Webb and Stewart will proceed immediately. “I’ve put my heart and soul into the All Star Circuit of Champions for many years, and it gives me great peace of mind to…More

World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Invading Indiana’s Plymouth Speedway on Oct. 17 for First Time in History

CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 26, 2015 – The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series will make its inaugural appearance at historic Plymouth (Ind.) Speedway this season. The addition of Plymouth, and two other schedule adjustments, sets the tour for 2015. The Outlaws will invade Plymouth on Saturday, Oct. 17, with an event that will have an earlier than normal 5 p.m. start time. It will be the fourth World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event in Indiana this season, joining races at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Lawrenceburg Speedway and Kokomo Speedway. The track, 25 miles south of South Bend, Ind.,…More

World of Outlaws, King of the West Partner to Co-Sanction Weekend Events at Thunderbowl Raceway, Calistoga Speedway

CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 27, 2015 – For the first time in their history, the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and the King of the West Series will co-sanction two weekend events this spring. Together the two series will sanction the races on Friday and Saturday, March 13-14, at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif., and the Wine Country Outlaw Showdown on Saturday and Sunday, April 11-12, at Calistoga (Calif.) Speedway. “The King of the West Series is the premier regional touring series on the West Coast,” said the Outlaws’ Series Director Carlton Reimers. “To bring together their incredible talent…More

“Winter Challenge” Continues at USA Raceway this Week

TUSCON, AZ – The 4th Annual E & K “Winter Challenge” concludes this weekend with a pair of events at USA Raceway in Tucson, Ariz. Races are scheduled Friday and Saturday nights at the 3/8-mile dirt oval. Dave Darland enters the final two “Winter Challenge” events with a 10-point lead over Brady Bacon in the series points after scoring a third and a pair of seconds in last week’s three openers at Canyon Speedway Park in Peoria, Ariz. Bacon won Friday night’s 30-lap race at Peoria, wheeling the Josh Ford Motorsports entry to victory. He started third in the USAC…More

Bernal Goes Wire-to-Wire in $4,000 Canyon Victory

By LANCE JENNINGS (Patrick Shaw Photo) PEORIA, AZ – JANUARY 26, 2015… Leading all 30-laps, Ryan Bernal of Hollister, California backed up Saturday’s dramatic victory to claim his second straight win of the “E&K Winter Challenge.” For Bernal, the $4,000 triumph at Kevin Montgomery’s Canyon Speedway Park was his fourth career USAC SouthWest Sprint Car feature win. “The People’s Champion” Dave Darland, “Chargin” Charles Davis Jr., Brady Bacon, and R.J. Johnson followed Ryan to the checkered flags. Piloting the Mike Phulps owned #56 Tri-L Mandarin Racing / Core Power ART, Ryan Bernal started his evening by taking third in his…More