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.
(Jay Fish Photo) By MIKE MALLETT Andy Bachetti was relentless in his pursuit of Mike Mahaney on Sunday night at the Thunder Mountain Speedway. That tenacity paid off as he got by Mahaney late in the race in traffic to score the victory in the $5,000 to win Wade Decker Memorial. It was his first win ever at the Southern Tier track. It took two tries for Bachetti to ultimately secure the lead and then the victory. “I thought we had the lead earlier in the race for like a lap and half but they didn’t see it,” stated Bachetti.…More
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
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
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
WAYCROSS, GA (September 10, 2014) – One of the Midwest’s traditional and most popular events, The Jackson 100 is set for Friday and Saturday, September 19th and 20th at Brownstown Speedway in Brownstown, IN. This annual event, promoted by Jim Price, will take place at the ¼ mile bull ring at the Jackson County Fairgrounds. This year’s event will pay $20,000 to win and $1,200 to start. Don O’Neal of Martinsville, IN is the defending race winner and has won this event four (4) times. Racing action begins Friday night, September 19th, with Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series hot…More
AKWESASNE, N.Y. – Saturday, September 13, 2014 – Billy Dunn didn’t just pick up the win Friday night at Mohawk International Raceway; he left his competition in the dust. Dunn, a three-time Modified track champion at Mohawk, raced his way from sixth place to first place in the 75-lap DIRTcar 358-Modified Series feature Friday, Sept. 12, lapping all but the top eight cars. “We’ve just been really good here all year. We’ve really hit on a package that, when the track gets slick here, our car really comes to life,” said the Watertown, N.Y. chauffeur of the Mr. Radiator Auto…More