Tire wear and attrition has always played a role in the racing at the World Finals in Charlotte. Last night was no different. Check out some of the accident images that DTD photographer Derak Covey (Images By DC) snapped throughout the night.
By JEREMY ELLIOTT (Patriot News) Mike Erdley finds himself in unfamiliar territory in regards to his Sprint Car career: Looking for a ride in 2015. When car-owner Randy Lisi decided to call it quits, Erdley had to first make a decision. Was he going to follow suit and hang up his helmet or keep running a part-time schedule in the sport he has come to love? It took time, but Erdley realized he still has something left. Now the hard part, finding a seat. Erdley is searching for a car owner that wants to run 30 to 40 races in…More
BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – October 18, 2014 – “The Doctor” Danny Johnson made history Saturday night, becoming the first Modified driver to sweep Brockville Ontario Speedway’s DIRTcar Fall Nationals presented by 1000 Islands RV Centre. Johnson wheeled the Traction Grabber No. 27J to victory lane Friday night in the 100-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified Series feature race, and followed it up the next night with a win in the Super DIRTcar Big Block Modified Series feature event. “It’s a fantastic track for us. It’s really working really well for us,” said Johnson, whose victory Saturday was his fourth Super DIRTcar Series win of…More
FREMONT, Ohio – Oct. 18 2014 – Donny Schatz proved Saturday night at Fremont Speedway that nothing can keep him down on the way to his sixth career World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series championship. After qualifying second, Schatz looked well positioned at Fremont – and then disaster struck. In the second heat of the night, Schatz, who started fourth, slipped back to fifth. In the closing laps he battled Paul McMahan for the fourth and final transfer spot. On the last lap, Schatz tried to get around McMahan, whose car was damaged from contact earlier in the heat,…More
By Andrea Cleveland-Richards, Josh Richards P.R. SHINNSTON, W. Va. – Oct. 1, 2014 – Three-time World of Outlaws Late Model Series Champion Josh Richards announced today that doctors have cleared him to return to racing after medical issues have kept him out of the car this season. Richards plans to be back behind the wheel of his Mark Richards Racing owned, Valvoline/Seubert Calf Ranches sponsored machine this Saturday at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, for the UMP DIRTcar Fall Nationals. Richards has been sidelined since learning of medical issues during the off-season. After extensive testing it was determined that he…More
PORTSMOUTH, OH (October 17th, 2014) – Eddie Carrier Jr. and Billy Moyer will start from the front row of Saturday Night’s 34th Annual Optima Batteries Dirt Track World Championship-presented by NAPA Auto Parts at Portsmouth Raceway Park. The six heat race winners re-drew for the first three rows of the $50,000-to-win Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned event. Jonathan Davenport captured the first heat race on Friday Night. After a torrid battle with R.J. Conley, Jimmy Mars and Earl Pearson Jr.; Davenport bolted to the lead and the eventual win. Gregg Satterlee came from the sixth starting spot to…More
BROCKVILLE, ONTARIO – Saturday, October 18, 2014 – “The Doctor” Danny Johnson outmaneuvered Modified stars Billy Dunn and Erick Rudolph to claim Friday’s DIRTcar 358-Modified Series victory at Brockville Ontario Speedway. “We started fourth and we jiggled around back and forth there for a little bit,” said Johnson, who claimed his sixth DIRTcar 358-Modified Series win at Brockville. “Then a couple guys there fell out, and the bottom came in good. My car was really hooked up well on the bottom, it rotated well, and it worked out well for us tonight.” Johnson started fourth while Dunn and early race…More