Tony Stewart Racing: Donny Schatz World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Lernerville/Williams Grove Recap

Silver Cup Win Highlights Schatz’s Return to Pennsylvania

WoO Points Leader Sc ores Two Podium Finishes; Mother Nature Wins a Pair

Dates: Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Friday-Sunday, July 21-23, 2017

Series: World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series

Locations: Tuesday – Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pennsylvania
FridaySaturday – Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Sunday – Ransomville (N.Y.) Speedway

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Sargeant Goes Back-to-Back at LOR in Thrilling Charge; Edges Closer to Championship

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 24, 2017) – For the second race in a row, Cunningham Motorsports driver Dalton Sargeant turned heads, driving his No. 77 Big Tine Ford Fusion to the lead in an impressive win in the Sioux Chief PowerPEX 200 at Lucas Oil Raceway Friday night. Charging his way from 11th to first in just four laps, the win comes two weeks after Sargeant left his mark at Iowa Speedway, making this his third victory of the season and Cunningham’s second win at the famed Indiana track.

“This was definitely a much-needed win,” said Sargeant. “Every race we know we have to get a good finish in order to stay fighting for the championship and the guys on this team have never given up even though we’ve had a pretty big point deficit in the past. To be able to battle back from a 12th place starting position and methodically work our way to the front and put ourselves in contention for a win is a testament to how fast these Cunningham cars are every week. A lot of our friends from Big Tine were at the race and to be able to get a win with all of them there was really special. I think there’s a lot to look forward to these next few races and hopefully, we’ll keeping adding wins to the season.”

The night opened with Sargeant starting back in the 12th position but immediately made his way into the top-10 by lap five. When the first caution of the night fell on lap 56, Sargeant came down pit road to get two new General Tires and Sunoco race fuel, restarting in the seventh position on lap 64. Three more cautions fell before Sargeant broke into the top-five, restarting third on lap 136 after the team opted to follow the two leaders and stay off of pit road. Battling a field full of cars with fresh tires, Sargeant fell back into seventh and remained off of pit road when another caution came with just over 50 laps to go. Continuing to fight lead cars with new tires, Sargeant dropped to tenth before rain started to fall, bringing out the final caution on lap 174 where Sargeant would get the four tires he needed to propel him towards the front of the field.

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MTS Champion to be Crowned at the Finale 2017 Event

WATERFORD, CT (July 24, 2017) Gary Knight (Exit Realty Modified Touring Series Owner) and The Speedbowl’s General Manager George Whitney both confirmed this afternoon that a second date has been added to the 2017 schedule. The event has been added to the Finale 2017 schedule on October 20th– 22nd. With the rain date scheduled for October 29, 2017. The Exit Realty Modified Touring Series will crown their 2017 Champion along with the $10,000 that comes along with “The Sunoco Quest for the Cup”. It was also announced that the purse structure will feature a $5,000 to win for the 125-lap event.

The Exit Realty Modifieds Touring Series has three events left on their 2017 schedule, with the first two events left to determine the five drivers to race for the (Sunoco Quest for the Cup) scheduled for The New London – Waterford Speedbowl. More information will follow.

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INDYCAR’S NEXT Car Design: Bolder, Safer, Even More Thrilling

INDIANAPOLIS (Monday, July 24, 2017) – INDYCAR is primed for a new look, inspired by old favorites but clearly pointing toward what’s “NEXT” for the Verizon IndyCar Series. Your new Indy car: Bolder. Safer. Even more thrilling.

Debuting today in preparation for the 2018 season, cars again powered by Chevrolet and Honda engines will represent a collaboration of several key constituents – INDYCAR, Dallara and design experts in the United Kingdom – paired with input from drivers, teams and fans alike.

The entire process fell under the watchful eyes of Jay Frye, INDYCAR’s president of competition and operations; Bill Pappas, INDYCAR’s vice president of competition/race engineering; Tino Belli, INDYCAR’s director of aerodynamic development; and Dallara, supplier of the IR-12 chassis that has been used by all Verizon IndyCar Series competitors since 2012 and supplier of the stylish and functional universal aerodynamic bodywork kit that will cover each chassis beginning next season.

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Keith Flach Blitzes the Field for 1st Valley Win of 2017

Saturday night brought some sketchy weather to Lebanon Valley Speedway.  Rains came and stopped the program during the third Pro Stock heat.  After the track was packed back in, the full card was completed.

The rain resulted in a very quick racing surface that usually makes it quite difficult to pass.  No one bothered to inform Keith Flach of that.

Likely the biggest moment of the feature occurred on the very first lap.  Paul Gilardi had a brief issue in turn 2. Elmo Reckner had to stomp on the brakes to avoid Gilardi and got hit from behind by Brett Hearn.  Reckner spun while Hearn drove off with a bent right front corner.

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Lee USA Speedway 7/21/17 Race Report

Lee, NH — The Valenti Modified Racing Series rolled into the Lee USA Speedway for a pair of 50-lap events on Friday night, the second appearance of the year for the tour at “New Hampshire’s Center of Speed“. It was a memorable night for the two VMRS feature winners as both Dan Meservey, Jr. of Brewster, MA and Troy Talman of Oxford, MA picked up their first-ever series victories in the doubleheader.

Polesitter Dylan Rock of Enfield led the opening 46 laps of the first 50-lap run, but a late-race restart gave Meservey the shot he needed, and he made the best of it. Meservey slipped past Rock to take the point on lap 47, and led the field to John Spence Jr.‘s checkered flag three laps later to collect the win.

Rock settled for a hard-earned runner-up finish, with his teammate Donnie Lashua of Canaan third, points leader Anthony Nocella of Woburn, MA fourth, and Jeff Gallup of Feeding Hills, MA fifth. Sixth went to Josh Cantara, followed by Russ Hersey of Swanzey, Tony Ricci of Westbrook, ME, Sammy Rameau of Westminster, MA, and Matt Mead of Richmond.
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DIRTcar Sportsman Series Western Region Kicks Off Tuesday at Ohsweken

CONCORD, NC – July 24, 2017 – The DIRTcar Sportsman tour’s Western Region is set to roll with the first of six races at Ohsweken Speedway’s Six Nations Showdown on Tuesday, July 25. The DIRTcar Sportsman tour will be in action alongside the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series.

The Western Region is the fourth and final region to hit the track in 2017. Several drivers in the Western region, which encompasses primarily Southern Ontario and the Niagara Region, are eager to begin chasing the DIRTcar Sportsman tour title.

“The Western Region incorporates six events at five great tracks this season,” said DIRTcar Sportsman director Cory Reed. “The Sportsman field in the DIRTcar Western Region is impressive and can run with anyone. We expect several teams from the west to be in contention for the championship when the combined events begin in October.”

Super DIRTcar Series at Cornwall Rescheduled for September 17

Series Heads to Eastern Ontario Track for 17th Straight Season

CONCORD, NC – July 24, 2017 – The Super DIRTcar Series is pleased to announce it has rescheduled its event at Cornwall Motor Speedway for Sunday, September 17. The event was originally scheduled for July 9, but was postponed due to rain. The rescheduling ensures the Super DIRTcar Series will return to Cornwall for the 17th straight season.

“We are very excited we could work with the Super DIRTcar Series to reschedule this event,” said Cornwall Motor Speedway promoter Raymond Lavergne. “We know our fans like being able to see the best Big-Block Modified drivers in the world at Cornwall. Each year the Big-Blocks put on a great show and we can’t wait to see what the stars do again in September.”

The Super DIRTcar Series is now set for a tripleheader weekend in September. The Series will visit Brewerton Speedway on Friday, September 15 before heading north to Mohawk International Raceway in Hogansburg, NY on Saturday, September 16. The following night, the Series will make the short trip across the St. Lawrence River for a stop at Cornwall. Continue reading ‘Super DIRTcar Series at Cornwall Rescheduled for September 17’

Lots of Spots On the Line as Entry List Grows to 50 for 44th Annual Oxford 250

NAPLES, ME (July 24) – Entries from every corner of the United States, as well as Canada, continue to make their way into the Pro All Stars Series (PASS) offices for the 44th Annual Oxford 250.  Annually, the best-attended asphalt short track race in the country for both fans and participants, the Oxford 250 will take place on August 25-27 at the legendary Oxford Plains Speedway, paying $25,000 to the winner.  Televised this year in front of a nationwide audience on MAV TV, and with additional lap leader bonus money also on the line, this year’s Oxford 250 winner could potentially take home up to $50,000.

Several drivers have already punched their tickets to the prestigious race through the “Road To The Oxford 250” qualifying events held at tracks throughout the country and Canada.  While those drivers are “locked” in, each of them will still have to participate in their respective qualifying races as they try to improve their starting positions for the tough 250 lap PASS National Championship event. This leaves at least 34 spots available to the top short track racers in North America as they try to make their way in to one of Super Late Model racing’s “crown jewel” events.

Nova Scotia’s Craig Slaunwhite just became the 50th entrant for this year’s Oxford 250, teaming up with Gary Crooks in hopes of making the big race.  Slaunwhite joins an All-Star cast of Canucks at Oxford, including Donald Theetge, Lonnie Sommerville, Cole Butcher, and British Columbia’s Sarah Cornett-Ching.

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Super DIRTcar Series at Autodrome Drummond Postponed to July 26

CONCORD, NC – July 24, 2017 – Tonight’s Super DIRTcar Series event at Autodrome Drummond in Drummondville, QC has been postponed due to a forecast for rain and continued inclement weather at the racetrack. The race will now take place on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

“The grounds are already wet, and a forecast for continued rain does not provide adequate racing conditions for tonight’s event,” said Super DIRTcar Series director Mike Perrotte. “It was important to us and to Yan Bussiere and his staff at Autodrome Drummond to reschedule this event. We know how much the fans in Quebec love to see the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds each season.”

Fans with further questions, including tickets and schedule information, should direct them to the Autodrome Drummond office by calling (819) 474-2222 or (819) 470-0636, or by visiting www.autodromedrummond.com.

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Derek Hagar Wins the Clyde Wood Memorial at Double X Speedway

CALIFORNIA, Mo. (July 23, 2017) Making the drive from Marion, Ark. worth every mile, Derek Hagar picked up $3,000 in the 15th annual Clyde Wood Memorial at Double X Speedway with the Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region presented by Impact Signs, Awnings, and Wraps.
Surviving and red flag riddled A-Feature event at the Missouri quarter-mile, Hagar was challenged early by Zach Daum following a complete restart with the No. 9jr able to hold point. With the No. 5d and the No. 17 of Josh Baughman in tow, Daum and Baughman came together on Lap 11; resulting in Zach going for a ride off the fourth turn.
Not able to keep pace with Hagar on the restart, the No. 17 came under fire from Randy Martin who got the slide for the runner-up spot, only to have the caution put him back to third. Taking the spot away on the ensuing restart, everyone continued to chase the No. 9jr as the red lights blinked on again near the race’s mid-point when Evan Martin and Dominic Scelzi came together; sending the No. 4 off the track and into the trees in Turn 2.

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Big Time Little Tim Scores Win #2 at the Ridge

Dave Richer Claims Victory On a Special Night for Fallen Father

July 23, 2017 (Fultonville, NY) – Big Time Little Tim soars to win number two in 2017 at the fastest ¼ mile on dirt, while Dave Richer earned an emotional Limited Sportsman feature win. Nick Stone, Chase Aussicker, Andy Graves, Jim Pollard, and Matthew Backus were also victorious at the ridge Sunday night.

Joe Orlando and Alissa Cody led the 18-car field of Crate Modifieds to the green flag with Orlando jumping out to the early lead. A quick yellow slowed the field after one lap, as the 21c of Brian Calabrese took a hard hit on the front stretch. Thankfully he was uninjured in the accident.

On the restart Orlando went back to the lead, but Jeremy Pitts was coming in a hurry. Pitts made a bold move from 5th to 2nd and set his sights on the 818 of Orlando. By lap seven Pitts made his move and gained the lead, but it was short lived as the high-flying Tim Hartman Jr. found something to his liking on the topside of the speedway. Hartman took 2nd on lap 9 and by lap 13 he found a lane past Pitts for the lead.

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Tim Shaffer Conquers Tri-City Raceway Park for Third Arctic Cat All Star Victory of 2017

I-79 Summer Shootout concludes Monday at PPMS

FRANKLIN, PA (July 23, 2017) – After opening the 2017 I-79 Summer Shootout with a runner-up finish at Eriez (PA) Speedway on Friday evening, the “Steel City Outlaw” Tim Shaffer did one better on Sunday night by winning round two at Tri-City Raceway Park in Franklin, Pennsylvania. The Arctic Cat All Star victory, Shaffer’s third of the 2017 season and second ever at Tri-City Raceway Park, was earned in dominating fashion; leading all 30 circuits around the Venango County, 1/2-mile oval, ultimately holding off a pair of fellow former Arctic Cat All Star champions, Chad Kemenah and Dale Blaney.

“Hats off to the team. This is what we’ve been working for,” Tim Shaffer said in victory lane. “There are a lot of guys on this team who help make this happen. I couldn’t do it without them.”

The Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, native jumped to the early advantage from the outside of row one, crossing by the flag stand for the first time with Dale Blaney, Spencer Bayston, and Chad Kemenah in tow. Lap after lap, Shaffer’s lead continued to increase, eventually building a 2.6-second cushion before the main event’s first caution appeared on lap eight.

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Evergreen Opens Pre Registration for “Summer Slam” Enduros

St. Johns, PA (7/23/2017) Evergreen Raceway is happy to announce that pre registration is open for their fourth regular season Evergreen Enduro Series event, presented by Sponenberg’s Exhaust. The popular series features bone stock Enduro racing for both the Four Cylinder and 6/8-Cylinder divisions and this event is on tap for an event under the lights on Saturday, August 19. The speedway will also host their second “Soccer Mom” Mini Van Enduro, plus the Bob’s Subs & Pizza Outlaw Stocks are also on the card that evening.

Points are awarded for the shows and the series points are currently up to date on the speedway website.

The Enduro events will take place, rain or shine and the Outlaw Stock portion of the event will be rescheduled if the weather does not cooperate. The Enduro portion of the event will only be postponed if the weather simply too miserable on race day.

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Utica-Rome Speedway’s Ultimate Sportsman Showdown Postponed Until Sunday, September 10

VERNON, NY- With a high probability of rain in the forecast throughout the evening, Utica-Rome Speedway decided to postpone the Ultimate Sportsman Showdown that was scheduled for Sunday, July 23.  The $5,000 to win, $500 to start Sportsman event is now rescheduled for Sunday September 10.
 
With some forecasts showing a 90 percent chance of rain at race time, Utica-Rome Speedway management made the tough call to postpone the event.  With teams and fans coming in from throughout the region, it was a call made to try and prevent long travel time only to have the event partially completed due to rain.  A partially completed event would have created a logistic nightmare in rescheduling the event that would satisfy all qualified drivers. 
 
Race time for the Ultimate Sportsman Showdown on September 10 will be at 5 p.m. with pit gates opening at 2 p.m. while grandstands will open at 2:30 p.m.

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Heavy Weather Leads to Kokomo Speed2 Cancellation

Kokomo, IN……..Heavy weather forced cancellation of Sunday night’s USAC Speed2 Midwest Thunder Midget race at the Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway. The series now looks toward a non-points special event July 29 at Waynesfield (Ohio) Raceway Park.

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Korner Continues Hot Streak in MSD Legends Series

THOMPSON, CT – Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park held it’s second of three Summer Road Race Series events on Sunday, July 23. Noah Korner won his fourth consecutive Midstate site Development Legends Series race, while Chris Barry picked up the overall and Small Bore wins in the Sports Car Group. Glenn Kurkjian took top honors in the Big Bore portion of the event.

Noah Korner and point leader, Teddy Hodgdon, led the field to the green flag. On the race start, Jordan O’Brien darted from the eleventh starting position to fourth by the exit of turn three. O’Brien would continue to advance positions until he was stalking Korner. Looking inside and outside, O’Brien was finally able to get by Korner on the seventh circuit. Korner would eventually reclaim the lead on lap nine, leading the final three laps in route to victory.  O’Brien finished second with Teddy Hodgdon capturing the final podium position.

Korner, Bob Weymouth, and Hodgdon were the recipients of the New England Racing Fuel contingency, good for five gallons of spec fuel.

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Todd Stone Takes the Checkers at White Mountain

 Woodstock, NH – Todd Stone of Middlebury, VT. took the checkers at the White Mountain 100 on Saturday night. In practice and the scuff sessions, veteran to the track, DJ Shaw of Center Conway, NH posted the fastest times. Wayne Helliwell Jr. of Dover, NH who has run well in the ACT Series posted some of the fastest times as well.

The feature saw Helliwell Jr. on the pole, and Luke Hinkley of Claremont, NH started on the outside to start the race. The early part of the race saw Helliwell take an early lead for the first twenty laps of the race. Eventually, Shaw would take the lead and hold it until lap 40 when the caution flew. Shaw and Hinkley made contact on the backstretch sending the 31NH car up the pit road in a wild ride with the car ending up on top of the pit wall, ending his night early.

On the restart, tone took the lead followed by Mike O’Sullivan of Springfield, MA. Shaw managed to fix his car and make his way back up the field, by lap 50 he was back in the top five. Barry Gray of Belchertown, MA the 2016 Granite State Pro Stock Series also managed to stay in the top five.

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TTOMS Star SBM Event to Pay Competitors & Tribute

Seekonk, Mass. (July 23, 2017): With a purse that pays $6,000 to win and $1,000 to start, the payout for the July 29 Tri-Track Open Modified Series (TTOMS) SBM VI event at Star Speedway in Epping, NH, also includes a host of strong bonuses. In addition to paying out to the competitors of the TTOMS, the bonuses for the SBM VI will pay tribute to a number of late friends of the sport.

“A major factor in the success of the events [at the beginning] was a huge amount of fan and small business donations,” said Kevin Rice, one of the founders of the SBM Series. “In the SBM tradition, this year’s race will also have some big bonuses.”

“We are appreciative of Kevin [Rice] for all his help in continuing the SBM tradition now under the Tri Track series,” said Wayne Darling, TTOMS Managing Partner. “It is an honor for all of us with the series to be able to pay tribute to such a great group of men.”

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Perris AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Race Results – July 22

Johnson Wins Again at Perris

Perris, CA……..USAC Southwest Sprint Car Champion R.J. Johnson of Laveen, Ariz. led all 30 laps to win Saturday night’s AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint race at Perris Auto Speedway. The win was his second straight at the PAS. Jake Swanson finished second ahead of series leader Damion Gardner, Max Adams and Brody Roa.

AMSOIL USAC/CRA SPRINT CAR SERIES RACE RESULTS: July 22, 2017 – Perris, California – Perris Auto Speedway

WOODLAND AUTO DISPLAY QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Damion Gardner, 4, Alexander-16.523; 2. Jake Swanson, 92, Sertich-16.622; 3. Brody Roa, 91R, BR-16.738; 4. Austin Liggett, 83, Liggett- 16.812; 5. Mike Spencer, 4S, Gansen-16.857; 6. R.J. Johnson, 51, Martin-16.900; 7. Max Adams, 5M, Adams-16.914; 8. Austin Williams, 2, Jory-16.941; 9. Tommy Malcolm, 5X, Napier-17.015; 10. Jace Vander Weerd, 88, Vander Weerd-17.033; 11. Danny Faria Jr., 17V, Faria-17.101; 12. Matt Mitchell, 73, Ford-17.119; 13. Richard Vander Weerd, 10, Vander Weerd-17.200; 14. Stevie Sussex, 19, Reinbold/Underwood-17.262; 15. Chad Boespflug, 42, Cheney-17.284; 16. Ronnie Gardner, 12, Allen-17.346; 17. A.J. Bender, 21, Bender-17.353; 18. Logan Williams, 5, Jory-17.381; 19. Bruce St. James, 7K, St. James-17.477; 20. Chris Gansen, 4G, Gansen-17.477; 21. Verne Sweeney, 98V, Tracy-17.533; 22. Jeremy Ellertson, 98, Ellertson-17.615; 23. Cody Williams, 44, Jory-17.635; 24. Matt McCarthy, 28M, McCarthy-17.809; 25. Greg Alexander, 23, Bellegante-17.858; 26. Don Gansen, 7G, Gansen-18.378; 27. Gary Marshall Jr., 72, Marshall-18.785; 28. Matt Rossi, 02, Rossi-NT

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Windom Sweeps War East Weekend

Canton, IL (July 22, 2017) – Returning to his hometown, Chris Windom picked up his third win in three opportunities with the POWRi Lucas Oil WAR East Sprints on Saturday night at Spoon River Speedway. The race was a non-stop 25 lapper at top speed on the high-banked speed plant.

Korey Weyant moved into the lead at the start from the pole starting position with Landon Simon close behind. Weyant set a torrid pace as he led the first seven laps. Simon got a good run on lap eight to move past Weyant for the lead. Windom would also move by for second in the following laps.

Simon was up to the challenge as he moved through lapped traffic to keep the lead. That would change on lap twenty two as Simon slid up high in turn one as he attempted to lap a slower car. Windom would move underneath Simon and had the momentum down the backstretch to move into the lead
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Australia Represents On Invitational Podiums

David Wall and Tim Miles visit joint race podiums

Porsche Carrera Cup Australia drivers have represented their championship in style during the pair of joint races with Porsche Carrera Cup Asia regulars, David Wall and Tim Miles securing podium finishes in their respective races.

After Australian drivers won both combined races on their home turf last year, Carrera Cup Asia runners evened the score with two victories at the Sepang circuit this weekend, however there was representation from Australian runners on both podiums.

In the first race for TAG Heuer Carrera Challenge and Carrera Cup Asia Pro-Am runners, Tim Miles finished a hard-fought third outright, behind winner Yuey Tan and Chinese driver Evan Chen.

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Traffic Key to Brian Bell Victory in ASCS/NCRA Showdown at 81 Speedway

PARK CITY, Kan. (July 22, 2017) With traffic playing to his advantage, Tennessee’s Brian Bell charged to his sixth victory of the 2017 racing season, and first with the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Red River Region presented by Smiley’s Racing Products.
Also counting as Bell’s first NCRA triumph, two attempts at the start saw the FSR Radiator No. 23b roll to the green fifth as Mike Goodman sailed the top side of the first and second turns to lead after restarting fourth.
Keeping all challenges at bay, and opening his advantage, the red flew on Lap 9 for John Carney II who tipped over the right front in turn two while running third. Moving to second on the restart, Bell was able to keep pace with the Young Tool Co. No. 11g as the pair were also joined by Alex Sewell, who had to come from 16th after being caught up in the race’s first caution.

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Bellm Holds Off Cornell with ASCS Warriors at Lake Ozark Speedway

ELDON, Mo. (July 22, 2017) Runner-up Friday night at Creek County Speedway gave-way to victory on Saturday at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Mo. as Kyle Bellm held off the No. 28 of Johnathan Cornell for his fifth career triumph with the Speedway Motors ASCS Warrior Region presented by Impact Signs, Awnings, and Wraps.

Bellm’s third win on the season with the ASCS Warrior Region, all three have come at Lake Ozark Speedway with Jonathan Cornell in tow each time. Able to advance to the point on Lap 20, the caution flew as the top two drivers were the only ones to cross the finish line, sending the No. 28 back to second on the restart with 19 laps complete.
One of several cautions and red flag periods during Saturday’s 25 lap A-Feature, Cornell was unable to get the run on Bellm for the win with the final step on Saturday’s podium was filled by Zach Daum with Derek Hagar moving from seventh to fourth. Randy Martin came up to grab fifth after starting 11th.

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Kulhanek Continues Winning Ways with ASCS Gulf South at Battleground Speedway

HIGHLANDS, Texas (July 22, 2017) Bringing his career win total to 26 with the Griffith Truck and Equipment ASCS Gulf South Region, Ray Allen Kulhanek parked it at Battleground Speedway for season win No. 4, and second in as many starts at the Highlands, Texas oval.
Trailing the first five laps, Kulhanek moved through the field with haste to take over the lead on Lap 6 after starting eighth. Taking over from Butch David, a DNF would eventually befall the Louisiana racer as fellow Louisianan Dustin Gates ended up second with Zane Lawrence third.
Jacob Lucas fourth was followed by Caleb Martin. Sixth went to Michael McNeil with Randy Allen, Brandie Jass, Steven Kirschner, Jr., and Jonnie Wasson in the top-ten.
Up next for the Griffith Truck and Equipment ASCS Gulf South Region is Heart O’ Texas Speedway in Waco on Friday, August 18 and South Texas Raceway in Corpus Christi on Saturday, August 19. The 2017 season finale is set to follow that at Battleground Speedway on Friday, September 2 and Saturday, September 3.

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Forler is All Powerful with ASCS Frontier at Atomic Motor Raceway

ATOMIC CITY, Idaho (July 22, 2017) Proving unstoppable in the Rush Concrete Pumping No. 2L, Logan Forler picked up the weekend sweep at the Rumble in the Desert at Idaho’s Atomic Motor Raceway with the Brodix ASCS Frontier Region.
Taking off from the third starting spot, the resident of Boise rushed to the win with Utah’s Chauncey Filler in pursuit. South Dakota’s Ned Powers made up Saturday’s podium with Rich Martin and 12th starting, Darren Smith, making up the top-five,
Damon McCune was sixth with David Hoiness seventh. Jeremy McCune, Mindy McCord, and Clint Anderson made up the top-ten.

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Brown Surges after Absence at Knoxville

Knoxville Raceway, KNOXVILLE, Iowa (July 22) – Brian Brown returned to Knoxville after a two-week absence and came away the 410 victor at Knoxville Raceway Saturday night.  Sawyer Phillips took the 360 feature and Matthew Stelzer was the victor in the 305 division with 3M as the title sponsor for the night.

With the week’s weather as hot as this grizzled scribe has ever seen, the track was in excellent shape for the final event of the evening as the two Madsen brothers sat on the pole of the 20-lap A Feature for 410s.  Ian out-dragged Kerry to the first turn at the drop of the green with Brian Brown in tow heading down the back chute.  Brown cleared Kerry Madsen on lap four and set up a multi-lap duel with Ian.

With both front-running drivers trading sliders, it looked to be a hotly contested duel and it did not disappoint. Lap 8 saw K. Madsen slow on the backstretch with his night coming to an end with engine problems. Meanwhile, Brown had made a pass of I. Madsen and would be scored for leading that lap.  The next circuit would be yellowed as K. Madsen was unable to make his way into the pit area. Continue reading ‘Brown Surges after Absence at Knoxville’

Wall and Grove Claim Sepang Round Honours

Points leaders dominate sensational Malaysia round

David Wall and Stephen Grove have powered to debut Porsche Carrera Cup Australia international success in the fifth round of the 2017 season at the Sepang International Circuit in Malaysia.

Wall raced to a second successive victory in the final race of round five which, coupled with dramas for nearest championship rivals Alex Davison and Andre Heimgartner, has delivered the Sydneysider a commanding championship lead with three rounds remaining.

Wall won Carrera Cup Australia’s first international round ahead of Dylan O’Keeffe and Davison, while Grove’s TAG Heuer Carrera Challenge round win came over Tim Miles and Dean Cook.

Wall now enjoys a 118-point lead over Heimgartner with three rounds remaining in the championship. Davison sits second, just 24 points ahead of Heimgartner.

Wall said his second career Carrera Cup round victory was an emotional one.

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Montpelier Midwest Thunder Midgets Fall to the Weather

Montpelier, IN……..Rain forced cancellation of Saturday night’s USAC Speed2 Midwest Thunder Midget race at Momtpelier Motor Speedway. The next series race is Sunday night at Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway.

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Rain Claims Burlington USAC Speed2 IMRA Race

Burlington, IA……..Rain has forced cancellation of tonight’s USAC Speed2 IMRA Midget race at 34 Raceway. The series continues August 5 at Burlington.

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