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Crown Jewel Cup Begins This Weekend

May 20, 2015 | Author: Deanna Fletcher

Crown Jewel Cup Begins This Weekend

(WAYCROSS, GA - May 18, 2015) - The ASi Racewear Crown Jewel Cup - Presented by DirtonDirt.com points chase begins this weekend at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri.  The Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 - Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com is the first of ten, Crown Jewel Cup events in 2015.

The Crown Jewel Cup program will award points to drivers at the ten crown jewel events, within the series schedule, that pay $20,000 or more to the winner.  The driver that maintains perfect attendance throughout the season and earns the most points, within these ten events, will receive a $10,000 bonus at the championship awards banquet.  Drivers finishing second and third in the Crown Jewel Cup will also receive cash awards.  Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, Tennessee captured the ASi Racewear Crown Jewel Cup - Presented by DirtonDirt.com in 2014.

Richards Excited to Race in Front of Home-Track Fans at Tyler County Speedway's Jackpot 100

May 20, 2015 | Author: Joshua Joiner

Richards Excited To Race In Front Of Home-Track Fans At Tyler County Speedway’s Jackpot 100 Weekend On Saturday & Sunday

West Virginia Superstar Hopes to Build Momentum with Strong Performances in Tyler County's World of Outlaws Late Model Series Doubleheader

(MIDDLEBOURNE, WV - May 19, 2015) - Josh Richards has logged memorable performances and achieved career milestones at dirt tracks all across the country during his stellar racing career, but few of those tracks hold a special place with the three-time World of Outlaws Late Model Series champion like Tyler County Speedway.

Sunoco Race Fuels Joins the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series in 2015

May 19, 2015 | Author: Kelley Carlton

Sunoco Race Fuels Joins the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series in 2015

(Carnesville, GA - March 13, 2015) - Officials with the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series announced today that they have reached an agreement with Sunoco Race Fuels and Distributor Hank Thomas Performance to become the "Official Racing Fuel" of the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series. "This is a great partnership for us. Sunoco is one of the most recognizable brands in the automotive and performance industry. You can find Sunoco Gas Stations all around the country and put that same high quality gas brand in your street car. That kind of brand recognition resonates with our fans and potential fans. And we believe it adds validation and credibility to our program to bring in such a widely recognized and established brand." said ULTIMATE Series Director Kelley Carlton.

Sunoco Race Fuel is regionally distributed by Hank Thomas Performance located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Hank Thomas Performance will also join the series as a partner. "The ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series has shown vast growth in the first 4 years of business. We look to work with those that we believe will help us to grow our brand and our business. I believe that the ULTIMATE Series offers us a great opportunity to translate our investment into sales and work towards gaining market share in the dirt racing market. We have a very good product for these racers with our Sunoco HCR Plus. It has been proven to perform excellently with guys like Jonathan Davenport and Earl Pearson, Jr. We are very pleased to be a part of what we think is a very good program and we look forward to what this racing season holds with them." said Mike Phillips of Hank Thomas Performance.

Veterans Top NEMST at Lee USA

May 19, 2015 | Author: Bob Gupill

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Veterans Top NEMST at Lee USA

 May 18, 2015 – Lee, NH) - On what was the most beautiful day of 2015 so far 23 NEMST minis packed the infield of Lee USA Speedway for the 2nd annual Bull Ring Bash. Practice early in the day revealed that Tim Collins was the fastest car at the speedway for the 3rd event of the NEMST Season. Tim was joined by 2014 champion Toby Wells and Matt Sonnhalter at the top of the leaderboards.

Douton Makes History at Lee USA Speedway

May 19, 2015 | Author: Shawn Sicard

Douton Makes History at Lee USA Speedway

Waterford, CT Driver Victorious at Inaugural Event

Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park to Host Inaugural Formula Lites Race

May 19, 2015 | Author: Theresa Condict

Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park to Host Inaugural Formula Lites Race

 (May 18, 2015 – Thompson, CT)  Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP) is proud to host the inaugural race for the Formula Lites on its 1.7 mile road course, as part of a double race-weekend on May 29-30. The newly formed Formula Lites series represents the future of open-wheel racing for developing drivers. Featuring the very latest technology and engineering, and powered by a 2.4-liter, 16-valve Honda engine, these cars provide an avenue for drivers looking to climb the open-wheel ladder to series such as IndyCar or Formula 1.

The Formula Lites will be joined by the longest running Formula racing series in the country, the Formula Vee’s who continue to race under SCCA sanction. Spec Racer Fords and the INEX Legend Cars will also join the action on Friday and Saturday. TSMP will be only the second road course included in the Legend Cars 2015 racing schedule.

Kaz Grala Demonstrates Maturity and Poise in an Adversity Filled Caseys General Stores 150 at Iowa Speedway

May 18, 2015 | Author: Kyle Zimmerman

KAZ GRALA DEMONSTRATES MATURITY AND POISE IN AN ADVERSITY FILLED CASEYS GENERAL STORES 150 AT IOWA SPEEDWAY

 (NEWTON, IA - May 17, 2015) - On a night that could be described as tumultuous, 16 year-old Kaz Grala demonstrated maturity well beyond his years in the Casey's General Store 150 at Iowa Speedway. Grala started the race from the tenth position and dropped to 36th place before battling the major adversities of the race and finishing 29th.

Despite three flat tires and an alternator failure that resulted in two-battery changes, Grala demonstrated a 'Boston Strong' mentality and brought the No. 3 Kiklos Toyota Camry home inside the top-30. After the race Grala rallied his team with his ever-optimistic attitude and stopped just short of forecasting a victory when the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and West return to the Iowa Speedway on July 31.

Brian Campbell Continues Berlin Raceway Domination: Wins Second ARCA/CRA Super Series Race of 2015

May 18, 2015 | Author: Glenn Luckett

Brian Campbell Continues Berlin Raceway Domination: Wins Second ARCA/CRA Super Series Race of 2015

20th all-time event in Marne, Michigan produces familiar repeat winner

 (Marne, MI -  May 16, 2015): The third race of the 2015 racing season for the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS, the Berlin 125 was on Saturday, May 16th. The famed 7/16s (0.437) mile semi-banked paved oval of Berlin Raceway, located west of Grand Rapids in Marne, Michigan. This race also served as the only tune-up for ARCA / CRA competitors before the first race of the JEGS / CRA $100,000 Super Late Model Triple Crown Series race, which will also be ran at Berlin, the Battle at Berlin 251 on Tuesday, June 16th.

Pearson Wins Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series' First Visit to Oshkosh Speedzone Raceway

May 18, 2015 | Author: Deanna Fletcher

Pearson Wins Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series' First Visit to Oshkosh Speedzone Raceway

(OSHKOSH, WI - May 15, 2015) - Earl Pearson Jr. survived a side-by-side battle with Dennis Erb Jr. to win his third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series race of the season on Friday Night at Oshkosh Speedzone Raceway. Pearson's Dunn-Benson Ford, Lucas Oil Products, Black Diamond Chassis #1 machine took the lead for good on lap 29.

Billy Moyer Readies for Long Memorial Day Weekend on Heels of Magnolia Runner-Up

May 18, 2015 | Author: Ryan Delph

Billy Moyer Readies for Long Memorial Day Weekend on Heels of Magnolia Runner-Up

(May 15, 2015 - BATESVILLE, AR) Billy Moyer Racing (BMR) stormed into Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Mississippi on Saturday evening, May 9 for a single-day shootout, which was co-sanctioned by both the COMP Cams Super Dirt Series and the Mississippi State Championship Challenge Series. Billy Moyer clicked off the fastest lap of the whopping 47 competitors during the qualifying session to earn Fast Time honors. Following a heat race triumph, Billy started the $2,500 to win main event from the outside of the front row. "Mr. Smooth" then led laps 1-6 and 21-22 of the headliner before settling for a strong runner-up showing in the 40-lapper behind only victor Bub McCool. Full results from "The Mag" can be located online at www.magnoliadirt.com.

The #21 team decided today to take the upcoming weekend off from racing action and will instead wait until Memorial Day weekend to hit the track again. Billy will next sling dirt during the 23rd Annual 'Show-Me 100' at the pristine Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri from May 21-23. The three-day crown jewel extravaganza in the Show-Me State will kick off with the 'Cowboy Classic' on Thursday and the Lucas Oil MLRA Series showdown will boast a $5,045 top prize. Preliminary action for the 'Show-Me 100' will then take place on Friday night, while Saturday's portion of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series biggie will be headlined by the huge 100-lap main event, which pays $30,000 to the winner.