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  1. Talladega

    NASCAR has always been fair game on this site as long as the rest of the usual LSSZ standards are followed. 1) NASCAR is a billion dollar corporation that markets ad space to other corporations. Car manufacturers, major sponsors and, increasingly, the government all dictate to NASCAR how their corporation will be run and have a major impact on rules and scheduling as a result. Car manufacturers need winning seasons and NASCAR provides rules that insures that scenario is fulfilled. Sponsors need exposure and NASCAR arranges things to make sure sponsors are happy. The government sees to it that it's environmental policies are incorporated into the show - think ethanol, no alcohol or tobacco sponsors, etc. 2) NASCAR charges short track promoters/owners stiff sanctioning fees as well as forcing anyone racing or participating as an official, a racer or crew member to pay expensive NASCAR membership fees. In return, the track got the right to use the NASCAR name and sometimes one of their corporate sponsors would kick in something tangible like paint for the bleachers or a scoreboard that never worked right, etc. Frankly, it was a bad deal for most tracks which is why you rarely see a NASCAR-sanctioned short track any longer. Local competitors and officials got NASCAR insurance that was only effective after your private insurance was exhausted. Not much better than any insurance that tracks routinely obtain on their own. When I was NASCAR Chief Steward at San Antonio Speedway back in the 90s, I had to pay for an expensive NASCAR Competition as did every participant whether driver and crew and official. 3) NASCAR hurt short tracks by scheduling some of their races on Friday (trucks, etc) and Saturday evenings, traditional short track racing nights. Tracks all over the country took a loss if they scheduled on a NASCAR night event or just stopped racing on NASCAR nights. 4) With all their money and resources, NASCAR could have done a whole lot to actually help short track racing, but chose not to. Instead they collected lots of money from tracks gullible enough to believe a NASCAR sanction would guarantee success. I'm sure with all the brain power in the NASCAR board room, programs could be initiated that would actually benefit local short track racing, whether dirt or asphalt. So, while I do not allow inflammatory posts concerning Texas tracks/series or their officials or fellow racers or local sponsors, I do allow posts that criticize NASCAR as long as it's civil and reasonable. If that makes me a hypocrite, so be it... Nick
  2. Donny Schatz Hits 20-Win Mark for Sixth Consecutive Season with Dodge City Victory DODGE CITY, KS – October 20, 2018 – Donny Schatz passed Ian Madsen on Lap 9 in lapped traffic and held off Madsen’s late race surge to win his 20th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series of 2018, Saturday at Dodge City Raceway Park. Madsen, in his first visit to Dodge City, settled for second with Daryn Pittman completing the podium. Ian Madsen set a new Dodge City track record in Qualifying, won his Heat and the Sears Craftsman Dash to earn the pole for the 30-lap Feature. Madsen got a strong initial start to lead the opening lap. The Australian, who will be crowned as the 2018 Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year at the years end, reached lapped traffic by the fourth circuit on the lightning-fast racing surface. Madsen cleared the first slower car, but was held up by local Steven Richardson, allowing Schatz to close the gap. Madsen remained behind Richardson as Schatz got a strong run entering turn one to take the lead down the backstretch on the ninth circuit. Schatz officially led the ninth lap before the caution flew for third-place running Sheldon Haudenschild. Haudenschild, who was also making his Dodge City debut, was able to return at the rear of the field. The ensuing double-file restart saw Schatz and Madsen race away from the field, establishing themselves as the class of the field. Similar to Madsen early in the race, Schatz’ pace slowed dramatically when he reached lapped traffic. Madsen closed in on the nine-time Series Champion, and took a look underneath for the lead, but couldn’t complete the pass. A sputtering Adam Gullion brought out the caution with 18 laps complete, giving the leaders a clear track. Two laps later, Jade Hastings blew up, setting up a ten-lap sprint to the finish. Schatz and Madsen again pulled away from the field, as Kasey Kahne Racing teammates Daryn Pittman and Brad Sweet jockeyed for third. Schatz reached traffic and again was forced to slow his pace on the tacky racing surface. Madsen closed in once again but came up .279 short, as Schatz took the Checkered Flag for the 20th time in 2018. When asked about the difficulties of lapped traffic, Schatz said with a smile, “It’s how I got the lead and it’s how I almost lost it. They didn’t do anything wrong, but it was definitely tough to get by them.” The win was Schatz and his Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing No.15 team 20th win of the year, marking the sixth consecutive season they’ve reached that total. “It’s a testament to how great this team is, but we’re never satisfied. 20 wins isn’t enough, 40 wins isn’t enough, that’s what makes this team so great,” Schatz said about reaching the 20-win plateau. “It’s a privilege to be able to drive for this great team against the greatest drivers in the world at the nicest facilities in the country,” Schatz said as a dual-compliment to the World of Outlaws competition and Dodge City Raceway Park. Ian Madsen was obviously disappointed to not finish the job but remained in good spirits. “It was a great night for this KCP team, I had a lot of family and friends here tonight and our car owner was here as well, so it was great to have a good finish for all of them. I just read lapped traffic wrong, hopefully we can pick up a win here in the last two weeks,” Madsen said. Daryn Pittman, fresh off his Lakeside victory a night ago, completed the podium and continued his recent hot streak. “We’re really happy where this team is right now, it’s a shame the year is coming to an end,” Pittman said next to his Ionomy-sponsored KKR No.9. Brad Sweet and 12th-starting Brian Brown completed the top-five. Sam Hafertepe Jr. earned KSE Hard Charger honors, coming from last to 15th. A chilly evening and good air had Dodge City Raceway Park in unchartered territory as 22 of the 23 cars signed in broke the 13-year-old track record. Ian Madsen’s Quick Time was nearly a half-second quicker than the existing fastest lap. The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series has two weekends left in its 40th Anniversary Season. Next weekend, the Series heads back to Central Pennsylvania for the Tuscarora 50 at Port Royal Speedway. Saturday’s 50-lap Feature will pay $51,000 to the winner. Following that, the Outlaws will conclude the year at the World Finals presented by Can-Am at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. As always, if you can’t make it to the track, watch every lap LIVE on DIRTVision.com! Feature (30 Laps): 1. 15-Donny Schatz [2][$10,000]; 2. 18-Ian Madsen [1][$5,500]; 3. 9-Daryn Pittman [4][$3,200]; 4. 49-Brad Sweet [6][$2,800]; 5. 21-Brian Brown [12][$2,500]; 6. 1S-Logan Schuchart [9][$2,300]; 7. 19-Brent Marks [5][$2,200]; 8. 2-Shane Stewart [8][$2,100]; 9. 97G-Hunter Schuerenberg [11][$2,050]; 10. 5-David Gravel [14][$2,000]; 11. 41-Joey Saldana [15][$1,500]; 12. 7S-Jason Sides [7][$1,200]; 13. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild [3][$1,100]; 14. 4-Brock Zearfoss [10][$1,050]; 15. 15H-Sam Hafertepe [23][$1,000]; 16. 11K-Kraig Kinser [16][$900]; 17. 1X-Don Droud [19][$800]; 18. 8H-Jade Hastings [18][$800]; 19. 91-Adam Gullion [20][$800]; 20. W20-Greg Wilson [13][$800]; 21. O-Steven Richardson [21][$800]; 22. 2C-Wayne Johnson [22][$800]; 23. 1A-Jacob Allen [17][$800]; Lap Leaders: Ian Madsen 1-8, Donny Schatz 9-30; KSE Hard Charger Award: 15H-Sam Hafertepe[+8]
  3. Daryn Pittman Convincingly Scores 9th Win of 2018 in FVP Platinum Battery Shootout at Lakeside Speedway KANSAS CITY, KS – October 19, 2018 – Daryn Pittman scored his ninth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature win of the season in convincing fashion, leading every lap of the FVP Platinum Battery Shootout at Lakeside Speedway. Donny Schatz extended his points lead with a runner-up finish and Sheldon Haudenschild completed the podium. It was Pittman’s 81st career World of Outlaws win and second at Lakeside with his prior triumph coming 15 years ago in 2003. Pittman won the Sears Craftsman Dash to earn the pole for the 30-lap Feature, alongside Logan Schuchart. Pittman held off an early charge from Schuchart to take command of the field. A fast racing surface allowed Pittman to reach lapped traffic on Lap 8. The Oklahoma veteran negotiated traffic well, before the lone caution flag of the Feature fell on Lap 12 as heartbreak struck second-place running Logan Schuchart. Schuchart smoked down the frontstretch before coming to stop in turn one, ending his evening. Sheldon Haudenschild assumed second place alongside Pittman with Jason Sides and Donny Schatz in row two of the double-file restart. Pittman powered away from the field with a strong restart as Haudenschild and Schatz waged war for the second spot with the nine-time and defending Series Champion taking the position for good on Lap 16. Schatz narrowed Pittman’s lead, but the Kasey Kahne Racing, Ionomy-sponsored No.9 remained proficient through traffic. The best battle on the race track was between Jason Sides, Brad Sweet and Joey Saldana, aboard the Jason Johnson Racing No.41, as the trio utilized the entire the Lakeside Speedway racing surface battling for the fifth position. Back up front, Schatz continued to close in on Pittman, but time was running out. With five laps remaining, Pittman maintained good speed on the cushion as Schatz was a car-length lower than him, desperately trying to reel him in. Pittman stayed strong up top and rode the cushion to victory, a mere .586 seconds ahead of Schatz. “This place is always been a track I’ve enjoyed coming to. If your car is good, you can get by guys and as a racer that’s all you can ask for,” Pittman said speaking fondly of Lakeside Speedway. “Hats off to my guys, my car was great. It was a lot of fun, lapped traffic was tight, but I could move around and maintain speed everywhere. Man, these wins are hard to come by. I’ve been doing this a long time and they never get easier,” Pittman said with a smile next to his KKR No.9. Schatz settled for second and kept things simple after the race, “That’s the way it goes sometimes. We got ourselves up there to compete for the win but didn’t get it. We’ll try again tomorrow.” In his second career Lakeside appearance, Sheldon Haudenschild landed on the podium for the second consecutive year, finishing third. “The 9 and 15 were good, I like this place, it’s wide and fast. It’s definitely cool to have Ricky [Stenhouse Jr.] here and a couple of the NASCAR boys, we’ll try again tomorrow,” Haudenschild said next to his NOS Energy Drink sponsored Stenhouse Jr-Marshall No.17. Shane Stewart was strong all night and finished fourth with Joey Saldana finishing fifth in his debut aboard the JJR No.41. Brad Sweet, Jason Sides, Ian Madsen, Kraig Kinser and Brent Marks completed the all-Outlaw top-ten. Brock Zearfoss, in his Lakeside debut, earned KSE Hard Charger honors coming from the LCS to finish 11th. The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series continues its 40th Anniversary Season tomorrow with a return to Dodge City Raceway Park in Dodge City, KS. Weather has prevented the Series from racing there since 2015, don’t miss this year’s Boot Hill Showdown. As always, if you can’t make it to the track, watch every lap LIVE on DIRTVision.com! Feature (30 Laps): 1. 9-Daryn Pittman [1][$10,000]; 2. 15-Donny Schatz [7][$5,500]; 3. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild [3][$3,200]; 4. 2-Shane Stewart [5][$2,800]; 5. 41-Joey Saldana [8][$2,500]; 6. 49-Brad Sweet [4][$2,300]; 7. 7S-Jason Sides [6][$2,200]; 8. 18-Ian Madsen [10][$2,100]; 9. 11K-Kraig Kinser [9][$2,050]; 10. 19-Brent Marks [13][$2,000]; 11. 4-Brock Zearfoss [19][$1,500]; 12. 2M-Kerry Madsen [11][$1,200]; 13. 21-Brian Brown [12][$1,100]; 14. 5-David Gravel [15][$1,050]; 15. 15H-Sam Hafertepe [18][$1,000]; 16. 97G-Hunter Schuerenberg [14][$900]; 17. 1A-Jacob Allen [20][$800]; 18. 35L-Cody Ledger [24][$800]; 19. 33M-Mason Daniel [17][$800]; 20. W20-Greg Wilson [22][$800]; 21. 2C-Wayne Johnson [23][$800]; 22. 1S-Logan Schuchart [2][$800]; 23. 12-Lynton Jeffrey [21][$800]; 24. 1X-Don Droud [16][$800]; Lap Leaders: Daryn Pittman 1-30; KSE Hard Charger Award: 4-Brock Zearfoss[+8] Qualifying: 1. 49-Brad Sweet, 13.626; 2. 7S-Jason Sides, 13.734; 3. 1S-Logan Schuchart, 13.744; 4. 2-Shane Stewart, 13.758; 5. 9-Daryn Pittman, 13.76; 6. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild, 13.764; 7. 18-Ian Madsen, 13.799; 8. 41-Joey Saldana, 13.814; 9. 21-Brian Brown, 13.831; 10. 15-Donny Schatz, 13.833; 11. 2M-Kerry Madsen, 13.844; 12. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 13.909; 13. 1X-Don Droud, 13.964; 14. 1A-Jacob Allen, 13.969; 15. 5-David Gravel, 13.98; 16. 19-Brent Marks, 13.985; 17. 97G-Hunter Schuerenberg, 13.997; 18. 4-Brock Zearfoss, 14.022; 19. W20-Greg Wilson, 14.024; 20. 12-Lynton Jeffrey, 14.04; 21. 15H-Sam Hafertepe, 14.117; 22. 2C-Wayne Johnson, 14.123; 23. 33M-Mason Daniel, 14.226; 24. 35L-Cody Ledger, 14.302; 25. 8H-Jade Hastings, 14.395; 26. 91-Adam Gullion, 14.853; 27. 91X-Riley Kreisel, 15.125
  4. Shirley and Davenport Share DTWC Front Row PORTSMOUTH, OHIO (October 19, 2018) - Brian Shirley and Jonathan Davenport will make up the front row for the 38th Annual Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship presented by Optima Batteries at Portsmouth Raceway Park. Friday night's Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event saw two rounds of passing point heats. Shirley and Davenport, the 2018 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series National Champion, earned the two highest point totals to earn their coveted starting spots for Saturday night's $100,000 to win main event. The first heat on Friday night saw the 2011 DTWC winner, Don O'Neal charge from his third starting position to win the race. O'Neal took the lead from Jason Jameson as he pulled away for the win. Jared Hawkins; who finished fifth in last year's DTWC; finished in second, followed by Boom Briggs and Jameson. The second heat in round one saw another third-place starter charge to the front and the win. Ricky Thornton, Jr.; who is subbing for Hudson O'Neal; took the lead from Delmas Conley and then stormed away for the victory. Gregg Satterlee came from fifth to finish in second-place, with seventh-place starter Bobby Pierce coming home in third. Chris Ferguson was fourth at the finish. The third heat in the first round went to Brian Shirley as he bolted to the lead from his outside front row starting spot. Shirley pulled away for the win. Dennis Erb Jr. finished in second with Darrell Lanigan and Chase Junghans completing the top four. In heat number four, Dale McDowell became the first pole sitter to win a heat. He took the lead at the start of the race and led the entire distance. Zack Dohm; who started alongside McDowell in row number one; finished in second followed by 2018 Portsmouth Raceway Park Late Model track champion, Eddie Carrier Jr. Josh Richards, the defending DTWC winner, came through the field to finish fourth after starting tenth. The final heat race of round one belonged to Mike Marlar, who grabbed the lead at the start of the race and went unchallenged for the win. Jonathan Davenport came from fifth to take second behind Marlar at the finish. Doug Drown was third with World 100 winner, Tim McCreadie taking fourth. The second round of heat races began with Josh Richards and two-time DTWC victor, Brandon Sheppard on the front row. The two had a spirited battle for the lead in the early going until Sheppard pulled away. Richards finished in second with Robbie Scott edging out Boom Briggs at the finish line to claim third. Briggs was fourth. The second heat race of round two was taken by three-time DTWC winner, Scott Bloomquist who pulled away from Devin Moran to get the victory. Moran placed second followed by Tim McCreadie and Jared Hawkins. In heat number three of round two, the 2018 Hillbilly Hundred winner, Brandon Overton held off Jason Covert for the win. Covert crossed the line in second with Eddie Carrier Jr. and Gregg Satterlee trailing. The fourth heat saw the 2018 Boone Coleman Memorial Gator 50 winner, Brandon Fouts pulled the upset defeating Jonathan Davenport. Trailing Fouts and Davenport at the line were Dennis Erb Jr. and Kyle Bronson. Erb passed Bronson at the flagstand to get third on the final lap. The fifth and final heat of the night saw another home-track racer Shannon Thornsberry pick up the win over 2007 DTWC winner, Chub Frank. Brian Shirley and Ricky Thornton Jr. completed the top four. Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Race Summary Friday, October 19, 2018 Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship presented by Optima Batteries Portsmouth Raceway Park - Portsmouth, Ohio Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 - ROUND ONE Finish: Don O'Neal, Jared Hawkins, Boom Briggs, Jason Jameson, RJ Conley, Shannon Thornsberry, Brandon Fouts, Ronnie Whitt, Austyn Mills-DNS, Jackie Boggs-DNS FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 - ROUND ONE Finish: Ricky Thornton Jr., Gregg Satterlee, Bobby Pierce, Chris Ferguson, Ben Adkins, Brandon Overton, Stephen Breeding, Charlie Jude, Josh Bocook, Delmas Conley Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 - ROUND ONE Finish: Brian Shirley, Dennis Erb, Jr., Darrell Lanigan, Chase Junghans, Robbie Scott, Kyle Bronson, Scott Bloomquist, Dave Hess, Jr., Billy Gullion, Lee Logan QA1 ROUND ONE Heat Race #4 - ROUND ONE Finish: Dale McDowell, Zack Dohm, Eddie Carrier, Jr., Josh Richards, Jason Covert, Rod Conley, Jimmy Owens, Colten Burdette, Mike Benedum, Devin Moran Rhino Ag Heat Race #5 - ROUND ONE Finish: Mike Marlar, Jonathan Davenport, Doug Drown, Tim McCreadie, Earl Pearson, Jr., Brandon Sheppard, Colton Flinner, Chub Frank, Jose Parga Eibach Springs Heat Race #1 - ROUND TWO Finish: Brandon Sheppard, Josh Richards, Robbie Scott, Boom Briggs, Bobby Pierce, Don O'Neal, Jimmy Owens, Dave Hess, Jr., Jose Parga, Ben Adkins FK Rod Ends Heat Race #2 - ROUND TWO Finish: Scott Bloomquist, Devin Moran, Tim McCreadie, Jared Hawkins, Mike Marlar, Chris Ferguson, Chase Junghans, Colten Burdette, RJ Conley, Delmas Conley-DNS Simpson Performance Products Heat Race #3 - ROUND TWO Finish: Brandon Overton, Jason Covert, Eddie Carrier, Jr., Gregg Satterlee, Earl Pearson, Jr., Darrell Lanigan, Jason Jameson, Doug Drown, Lee Logan, Jackie Boggs-DNS QA1 Heat Race #4 - ROUND TWO Finish: Brandon Fouts, Jonathan Davenport, Dennis Erb, Jr., Kyle Bronson, Rod Conley, Zack Dohm, Charlie Jude, Josh Bocook, Austyn Mills-DNS Rhino Ag Heat Race #5 - ROUND TWO Finish: Shannon Thornsberry, Chub Frank, Brian Shirley, Ricky Thornton Jr., Stephen Breeding, Billy Gullion, Dale McDowell, Mike Benedum, Colton Flinner, Ronnie Whitt Penske Racing Shocks B-Main #1 Line Up (# Laps = # Cars Start, Top 3 Transfer): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Bobby Pierce 32 18S Robbie Scott Zack Dohm 17d 14 Darrell Lanigan Kyle Bronson 40B 1* Chub Frank Chase Junghans 18J 12d Doug Drown Devin Moran 9 20 Jimmy Owens Billy Gullion 11G 44 Dave Hess, Jr. Colten Burdette 44B B1 Josh Bocook Ronnie Whitt 11R 11L Lee Logan Jackie Boggs 4B FAST Shafts B-Main #2 Line Up (# Laps = # Cars Start, Top 3 Transfer): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Scott Bloomquist 0 17m Dale McDowell Brandon Fouts 81 22F Chris Ferguson Earl Pearson, Jr. 1 12J Jason Jameson Rod Conley 71R 99Bx Stephen Breeding RJ Conley 71c 21 Ben Adkins Charlie Jude CJ1 4T8 Colton Flinner Mike Benedum 25B 66P Jose Parga Austyn Mills 1AM 71d Delmas Conley Rhino Ag Dirt Track World Championship - Presented by Optima Batteries Feature Line Up (100 Laps): DRIVER INSIDE OUTSIDE DRIVER Brian Shirley 3s 49 Jonathan Davenport Ricky Thornton Jr. 20RT 28 Dennis Erb, Jr. Josh Richards 1R 22 Gregg Satterlee Mike Marlar 157 10C Eddie Carrier, Jr. Jared Hawkins 11H 5 Don O'Neal Brandon Overton 76 72C Jason Covert Boom Briggs 99B 1S Brandon Sheppard Tim McCreadie 39 17T Shannon Thornsberry B-Main Transfer 17TH 18TH B-Main Transfer B-Main Transfer 19TH 20TH B-Main Transfer B-Main Transfer 21ST 22ND B-Main Transfer LOLMDS Provisional 23RD 24TH LOLMDS Provisional Track Provisional 25TH 26TH Track Provisional
  5. As expected, the races set for the 20th of October have been cancelled due to wet conditions.
  6. All Star Champ Reutzel Chases Trophy Cup Title this Weekend CLUTE, Texas (October 18, 2018) – The 2018 season has already been a stellar one for Clute, TX, native Aaron Reutzel. Reutzel and the Baughman-Reutzel Motorsports No. 87 Sprint Car team secured the All Star Circuit of Champions title less than two weekends ago. Now, Reutzel is taking to the left coast for the weekend to pursue the 25th Annual Trophy Cup title at Tulare, California’s Thunderbowl Raceway. Reutzel takes the wheel of Willie Kahne’s No. 51 entry for the noted event that takes place over three nights beginning on Thursday. Thunderbowl Raceway has proven to be one of Reutzel’s favorites, as he opened this season with his first career World of Outlaws feature win in just the third night of competition of the newly-formed BRM No. 87 Folkens Brothers Trucking/Dissolvalloy Downhole Revolution Triple-X team. It proved to be a sign of things to come, as Reutzel and the Precision Catalyst/Hollywood Blasting & Coating/Beard Equipment crew have since rolled on to 11 overall wins and the All Star Circuit of Champions title. After winning the Peter Murphy Classic in his maiden voyage at Thunderbowl Raceway in 2015, Reutzel raced to a top-ten finish in his first Trophy Cup outing in 2016. Reutzel comes off of another strong World of Outlaws effort last weekend aboard the Nattress Construction/Momentum Racing Suspensions entry at Ohio’s Eldora Speedway. After a Jacksonville rainout on Friday, Reutzel timed in sixth on Sunday at Eldora and raced to a third-place finish in heat race action to earn the 11th starting position for the main event. “I didn’t feel like we qualified as well as we should have,” Reutzel said of the early portion of the night. After losing a pair of positions early in the feature, Reutzel climbed back up to ninth before wall contact brought an early end to the evening. “We were pretty good in the feature, but we weren’t good enough to pass cars,” Reutzel explains. “We just couldn’t make a good run in the middle. I finally tried to make a big slider for ninth and just got into the fence and that was our night.” Reutzel looks to make it an even dozen wins or more this weekend in Trophy Cup competition at the Thunderbowl Raceway. 2018 Quick Stats: 69 races, 11 wins, 27 top-fives, 39 top-tens. Next Up: 25th Annual Trophy Cup at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, CA, on Thursday through Saturday. Keep Track: Keep track of Aaron Reutzel’s on-track action including schedule and results athttp://www.aaronreutzelracing.com/, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Aaron-Reutzel-Racing/117666254913127 or on Twitter at @AaronReutzel. You can also e-mail Aaron at aaronreutzel@yahoo.com. If you would like Aaron Reutzel Racing press releases e-mailed directly to you, send your e-mail address to Lonnie Wheatley at lonniewheatley@gmail.com.
  7. sport mod roller

    Folks, this is a choice piece of racing equipment. If you know anything about Todd McLemore, you know he only runs the best stuff and is always fast.
  8. "Redneck Stress Relief 2" set for Nov 9 -10

    Don't forget to go to the 137speedway.com site to complete the Barbecue Cook Off registration form for the REDNECK STRESS RELIEF 2 event coming Nov 9-10. You can also download Demolition Derby Rules and Trailer Race Rules at the site.
  9. TWS- Sad

    When one entered that tunnel under turn one, you entered another world. The cares and worries of your daily life vanished and the place took on a life of its own. I was there from the first and was there at the end and was part of many event there in between. I miss that place already.
  10. Continued Rain Fall With Worsening Forecast Cancels Devil's Bowl Winter Nationals by Bryan Hulbert MESQUITE, Texas (October 16, 2018) With rain continuing to fall and no relief in sight, officials with the Devil's Bowl Speedway have made the tough decision to cancel this weekend's 45th Winter Nationals with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by Sawblade.com. The event will not be rescheduled. The Steve King Charity Golf Tournament has also be canceled and will take place on Thursday, March 14, 2019, ahead of the 46th Devil's Bowl Spring Nationals on Friday, October 15 and Saturday, October 16. The next event for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by Sawblade.com will be the John Christner Trucking Fall Fling at Creek County Speedway in Sapulpa, Okla. on Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27. Both nights begin at 7:00 P.M. (CT). Event information can be found online at http://www.creekcountyspeedway.co or by calling (918) 693-RACE. For other news, notes, and information on the American Sprint Car Series, from the National Tour to any of the Regional Tours that make up the nearly 150 races across the ASCS Nation in 2018, log onto http://www.ascsracing.com, follow on Facebook, on Instagram, and on Twitter (@LucasOilASCS). 2018 ASCS National Driver Points (Top 15): 1. Sam Hafertepe, Jr. 4,156; 2. Seth Bergman 4,040; 3. Wayne Johnson 3,976; 4. Blake Hahn 3,906; 5. Johnny Herrera 3,852; 6. Matt Covington 3,789; 7. Skylar Gee 3,549; 8. Scott Bogucki 3,527; 9. Travis Rilat 3,275; 10. Jamie Ball 3,238; 11. Chris Martin 3,191; 12. Harli White 3,191; 13. Alex Hill 2,816; 14. Roger Crockett 2,289; 15. Sammy Swindell 2,132; 2018 ASCS National Tour Wins: Sam Hafertepe, Jr. - 6 (5/12 - I-30 Speedway; 6/8 - West Texas Raceway; 6/21 - Skagit Speedway; 6/30 - Grays Harbor Raceway; 8/29 - Mason City Motor Speedway; 9/22 - Lucas Oil Speedway); Sammy Swindell- 5 (6/9 - Route 66 Motor Speedway; 6/14 - Creek County Speedway; 6/16 - Salina Speedway; 9/1 - Lake Ozark Speedway; 9/2 - Lake Ozark Speedway); Seth Bergman - 4 (4/6 - Texas Motor Speedway; 5/10 - Lakeside Speedway; 6/22 - Skagit Speedway; 6/22 - Skagit Speedway); Matt Covington - 3 (4/27 - Paducah International Raceway; 7/6 - Gallatin Speedway; 7/16 - Brown County Speedway); Wayne Johnson - 3 (5/9 - Humboldt Speedway; 6/13 - Lawton Speedway; 9/20 - Lucas Oil Speedway); Carson Macedo - 2 (8/3 - Knoxville Raceway; 8-7 - Southern Iowa Speedway); Roger Crockett - 1 (3/16 - Devil's Bowl Speedway); Brady Bacon - 1 (4/7 - Texas Motor Speedway); Greg Hodnett - 1 (5/4 - Williams Grove Speedway) ; Blake Heimbach - 1 (5/5 - Selinsgrove Speedway); Scott Bogucki - 1 (6/12 - Devil's Bowl Speedway); Jason Solwold - 1 (6/29 - Grays Harbor Raceway); Skylar Gee - 1 (7/7 - Gallatin Speedway); Chris Martin - 1 (7/11 - Gillette Thunder Speedway); Thomas Kennedy - 1 (8/2 - Knoxville Raceway); Terry McCarl - 1 (8/4 - Knoxville Raceway); Jamie Ball - 1 (8/18 - Hamilton County Speedway); Johnny Herrera - 1 (9/21 - Lucas Oil Speedway); ASCS Online: American Sprint Car Series: http://www.ascsracing.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/lucasoilascs Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/lucasoilascs (@lucasoilascs) Instagram: LucasOilASCS Audio Broadcast: http://www.racinboys.com Live Scoring (Where Applicable): Race Monitor and MRP Live ASCS National Tour Drivers Online: Jamie Ball (Knoxville, IA): http://www.jamieball.com/default.aspx?i=false Seth Bergman (Snohomish, WA.): http://www.sethbergmanracing.com Scott Bogucki (McLaren Vale, S. Aust.): https://www.facebook.com/ScottBogucki89 Matt Covington (Glenpool, OK): http://www.mattcovingtonracing.com Roger Crockett (Medford, OR): http://www.rocketdesignsllc.com Skylar Gee (Leduc, Alberta, Can.): https://twitter.com/SkylarGee99 Sam Hafertepe, Jr. (Sunnyvale, TX): http://www.sam15.com Alex Hill (Six Nations, Ontario, Can.): https://twitter.com/alexhill77x Blake Hahn (Sapulpa, OK): http://www.blakehahnracing.com Johnny Herrera (Albuquerque, N.M.): http://www.johnnyherreraracing.com Wayne Johnson (Oklahoma City, OK): https://www.facebook.com/WayneJohnsonRacing?fref=ts Chris Martin (Ankeny, IA): https://twitter.com/cmr_44?lang=en Robbie Price (Cobble Hill, BC, Can.): http://www.bdsmotorsportsllc.com Travis Rilat (Forney, TX): http://www.bdsmotorsportsllc.com Harli White (Lindsay, OK): http://www.harliwhiteracing.net
  11. PASS Commonwealth Classic Postponed NAPLES, ME (October 15) – The Pro All Stars Series (PASS) Commonwealth Classic originally scheduled for October 19-20 at Richmond Raceway (Richmond) has been postponed. “While we are disappointed with the postponement of the event, we feel we have made the best decision for the series, teams, and our fans after looking at the unfavorable weather forecast and the distance many teams were scheduled to travel from the northeast, south, and Canada,” said PASS President Tom Mayberry. “We look forward to continuing to work with the staff at Richmond Raceway to continue to promote this event on a new date in 2019.” Officials are currently looking at a new date of March 30, 2019 for the PASS Commonwealth Classic. This date with provide much more flexibility with scheduling if weather should once again become a factor. This date will be confirmed within the next few weeks. The Pro All Stars Series is recognized as North America’s premier sanctioning body for asphalt Super Late Models and boasts such marquee events as the legendary Oxford 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway, PASS South’s Easter Bunny 150 at the historic Hickory Motor Speedway, and the inaugural Commonwealth Classic at Richmond Raceway. For technical information concerning all PASS divisions please send questions to passracing@roadrunner.com. For media or marketing questions, please contact Alan Dietz at 704-231-2039 or alandietzpass@live.com. And, don’t forget to “Like” the Pro All Stars Series on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @PASSSLM14 to keep up with breaking news as it happens.
  12. Slick Yoemans RUSS Interview

    Very cool!
  13. Texana racing tonight - October 13!

    Hey, thanks, Nathan!
  14. Texana racing tonight - October 13!

    Anyone seen results from Texana for last weekend?
  15. Austin Wayne Self Talladega Superspeedway race recap Team: No. 22 GO TEXAN | AM Technical Solutions | Superior Essex Chevrolet Driver: Austin Wayne Self Follow the Team: @NieceMotorsport; @AustinWSelf Start: 24th Finish: 12th; Running (94 | 94 laps completed) Driver Points Position: 13th (+1 position) | Owner Points Position: 17th (+0 position) Austin Wayne Self Quote: "I had a really fast No. 22 GO TEXAN | AM Technical Solutions Chevrolet truck all day, stayed out of trouble and put us in a position for another good finish. “On the last lap, (I) made the move to the third (top) lane and had a lot of momentum and potential, unfortunately, we got caught up in the big one on the backstretch coming to the checkered flag. “Happy with the truck and the hard work of the Niece Motorsports guys, I hope we another one like that for the next time. Onto Martinsville.” Next Up: Texas Roadhouse 200 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway on Sat., Oct. 27 For more on Austin Wayne Self, like his Facebook page (Austin Wayne Self) or follow him on Twitter @AustinWSelf. For more on Niece Motorsports, please visit niecemotorsports.com.
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