Archive for September 6th, 2017

Event Cancellation: Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour at Duck River Raceway Park

TULSA, Okla. (September 6, 2017) Events slated for Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Duck River Raceway Park in Lewisburg, Tenn. have been removed from the Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network lineup.

A change in management has spurred the cancellation. The event will remain as a Regional event with the ASCS Southern Outlaw Sprints.

“We were looking forward to going to a new facility, but we understand that things happen and plans change. Hopefully, we can get something together for the 2018 season,” stated ASCS National Director, Matt Ward.

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Bouc Captures his Third Win of the Year while Pauch Claims the 358 Modified Title at New Egypt Speedway

New Egypt, NJ (September 6, 2017) – At New Egypt Speedway’s Championship Night presented by the Flemington Family of Dealerships, Danny Bouc captured his third 358 Modified feature of the year while Billy Pauch, Jr. claimed the 358 Modified title. Billy Osmun, III won the Hammer Sportsman feature and championship. The Northeast Wingless Sprint Car main event was won by the 2017 champion, Ryan Godown. Ryan Simmons scored the victory in the Crate Modified feature and Tommy Tanner took home the division championship. Bill Liedtka wrapped up the Street Stock title by winning the feature.

As the 30-lap 358 Modified feature got underway, John Pakenham motored to the lead with Bryan Kuhl and John McClelland in his tracks. McClelland was quickly on the move and slipped into the runner-up spot with three circuits completed. On the fifth lap, Billy Pauch, Jr. ascended into third and Danny Bouc climbed into fourth just before the only yellow flag of the contest waved for a multi-car tangle. When action resumed, Pakenham remained in control but Bouc raced into second with McClelland, Ryan Godown and Pauch, Jr. next in line. Quickly, Bouc began to pressure Pakenham for the lead and took command of the contest on lap seven. On the next circuit, McClelland raced into the runner-up spot with Godown advancing into third. On lap nine, Pauch, Jr. passed Pakenham to gain fourth place. By the halfway point, Bouc was still on top with McClelland closing and Godown, Pauch, Jr and David VanHorn trying to track down the leader. With ten laps to go, Bouc’s
advantage was only a quarter of a straightaway over McClelland as the top two were approaching the back end of the field. By lap twenty-seven, Bouc was beginning to lap some competitors to put some distance between him and McClelland. When the checkered flag waved, it was Bouc in front of the pack for his second consecutive feature win and his third victory of 2017.

McClelland’s strong run resulted in a second place finish. Third spot went to Godown. By completing the race in fourth, Billy Pauch, Jr. was able to secure his first 358 Modified championship at New Egypt Speedway. Fifth was taken by David VanHorn. Bouc and PJ Oliver were victorious in the 358 Modified heat races.

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Hallstrom Earns Rookie of the Year Award and Championship Runner Up at Devil’s Bowl

Inside Line Promotions – WEST HAVEN, Vt. (Sept. 6, 2017) – Evan Hallstrom ended his rookie season strong, earning three more top fives during the final two weekends of the season to capture the Rookie of the Year Award and the runner-up position in the championship standings at Devil’s Bowl Speedway.

Two weeks ago Hallstrom and the Hallstrom Motorsports team took to the half-mile asphalt oval for the final points night of the season, which featured two 25-lap feature events.

“We made several good practice laps before the race to get the car dialed in for the night’s twin-25 races,” he said. “The car was really, really good. We only made a small adjustment before the heat races and feature events.”

In the first feature, Hallstrom scored a third-place finish.

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Format and Purse Details for 7th Annual Hockett/McMillin Memorial Released

TULSA, Okla. (September 6, 2017) A crown jewel event for the world of Sprint Car racing, the Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial is set to enter its seventh year on September 21-23, 2107 with another top prize of $10,000 on the line for the very best the American Sprint Car Series has to offer.
Expanding to three days in 2016, the field of 68 drivers from 14 states and two countries took part in the three-day affair at Lucas Oil Speedway with Oklahoma’s Wayne Johnson winning a thriller over Sammy Swindell.
For the 2017 edition, the format will again see drivers racing all three days with a couple small changes. Where the 2016 edition saw a complete start over on Saturday with only the top-eight in event points locked in, Thursday and Friday’s event points will now count for Last Chance Qualifiers on Saturday with the top-two from each going to make up rows five through eight in the A-Feature. Event points will also put more emphasis on the A-Mains each night.

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Carrera Cup Launches Endurance Cup at Sandown

Porsche series starts season of endurance at Sandown

Porsche Carrera Cup Australia prepares for one of the longest single driver races in the series’ history at Sandown Raceway next weekend with the launch of the inaugural Endurance Cup.

As the Supercars Championship kick starts its season of endurance, the Porsche series begins the 2017 Endurance Cup, which will see one long-distance race held at each at its Sandown, Bathurst and Gold Coast rounds.

Following two 14-lap sprint races on Saturday at Sandown, Carrera Cup will embark on a longer 25-lap, 77.5km endurance style third race on Sunday which, should it last the distance, will become the second longest race in the series’ history.

Only one Carrera Cup Australia race has ever surpassed the scheduled 77.5km Endurance Cup opener in length: In 2004, Carrera Cup held a Friday night 20-lapper on the 4.47km Gold Coast ‘Indy’ circuit, with eventual champion Alex Davison claiming victory under lights in the 89.4km race.

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33rd Speedway Motors Tulsa Shootout Pre-Entry Opens September 26

TULSA, Okla. (September 6, 2017) Calls are already starting to roll in as teams make their plans for Tulsa and the 33rd annual Speedway Motors Tulsa Shootout, happening Thursday, December 28, 2017 through Sunday, December 31, 2017.
While the first loads of clay won’t hit the floor of the River Spirit Expo Center for nearly three months, early entries for the Mecca of Micros will open on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 and runs through WednesdayDecember 6, 2017 at $100 per entry. Following that, the entry price goes to $120 and closes on Tuesday, December 19. Following that, any new entries must be turned in on Wednesday, December 27, 2017during move-in.
Teams can enter by phone at (918) 838-3777, by Fax to (918) 836-5517, by mail to 1140 S. 83rd East Ave. Tulsa, OK 74112, or online at http://www.tulsashootout.com via the MyRacePass.com portal.
At the same time early entries open, the list for early parking will also open.

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Tony Stewart’s All Stars will Battle for 50K during Historic Tuscarora 50 Weekend

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (September 6, 2017) – Awarding an unprecedented 50K payday in 2017, Tony Stewart’s Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions will make the journey to Port Royal, Pennsylvania, during the upcoming weekend, joining the acclaimed Pennsylvania Posse for the 50th running of the Tuscarora 50. Set to headline competition at the Port Royal Speedway “Speed Palace” on Saturday evening, September 9, the 50th Annual Tuscarora 50 will go 50 laps in distance, awarding an unmatched $50,000-to-win/$900-to-start; “the biggest sprint car race in the history of Port Royal Speedway.”

“We’ve been looking forward to this weekend for a long time,” Ryan Smith explained, a full-time Arctic Cat All Star traveler who calls Kunkletown, Pennsylvania, home. “One can only expect a competitive field of cars all weekend. Fortunately, we’ve had some success at Port Royal Speedway in the past. We hope to put ourselves in similar position this weekend and compete for the $50,000. An Arctic Cat All Star win in Central Pennsylvania would be very special.”

In conjunction with the 163rd Juniata County Fair, Tuscarora 50 weekend at Port Royal Speedway will kick start officially for the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions on Friday evening, September 8. The 30-lap, Night Before The 50 preliminary will award a $5,000 winner’s share, as well as a minimum of $500 to each starter.
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Thunder Road Champions Set to be Crowned on Community College of Vermont Night

Barre, Vt. – The final point-counting event of the season at Barre’s Thunder Road is set for this Friday, September 8 at 7:00 pm with Community College of Vermont (CCV) Championship Night. The Thunder Road Late Models, Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tigers, and Allen Lumber Street Stocks will all crown their champions at the Friday night affair that was previously postponed due to weather.

As part of the CCV Championship Night special, all three divisions will run extra-distance features. The Late Models will cap the night with a 65-lap main event, while the Flying Tigers and Street Stocks will run 50 and 35 laps, respectively.

Hinesburg’s Bobby Therrien leads a two-man battle in the Thunder Road Late Models to become the 2017 “King of the Road”. Therrien has a 31-point lead over South Burlington’s Trampas Demers and would become the first driver in the track’s modern era to win championships in three different divisions. He previously won the Allen Lumber Street Stock championship in 2007 and the Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel Flying Tiger title in 2012.

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