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  • McDowellDec3

    McDowell finishes off 2016 season with $5000 win at 411 Motor Speedway

    December 5, 2016

    By Ben Shelton (Welcome, NC) — Dale McDowell put a wrap on a successful 2016 season by piloting his Sweet-Bloomquist #17m Team Dillon Racing/ Bad Boy Off Road Super Late Model to the $5,000 win in the inaugural Leftover at 411 Motor Speedway. Team Dillon racing and Dale McDowell traveled to 411 Motor Speedway (Seymour, […]

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    Humboldt Speedway lands NASCAR sanction

    December 4, 2016

    By Ryan Whitworth, Humboldt Speedway (Humboldt, KS) — It’s time to put the rumors to rest and let you know that the final decision for Humboldt Speedway’s sanctioning will be NASCAR for the 2017 season. Rules will be out within the week at humboldtspeedway.com. Schedule is still pending on a few series to contact us. […]

  • GrillFiveFlagsDec3

    Grill claims emotional Snowflake 100 victory

    December 4, 2016

    By Chuck Corder (Pensacola, FL) — Augie Grill had his hands full. He was struggling to cradle a shiny new, but bulky winner’s trophy and a coveted checkered flag while he posed for photos in Victory Lane. “You act like you hadn’t done this before,” someone said in Grill’s entourage. Truth be told, it had […]

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    GMS Racing to Join NASCAR XFINITY Series Full Time in 2017 with Gallagher

    December 4, 2016

    By GMS Racing (Statesville, NC) — Statesville-based GMS Racing (GMS) announced that, beginning in 2017, the team will compete full-time in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) with driver Spencer Gallagher. The Las Vegas native will continue to the pilot the No. 23, a number that he has raced since 2006 in honor of former NASCAR […]

  • ForceNastaseDec3

    Force, Hight look back on 2016

    December 4, 2016

    By JFR (Yorba Linda, CA) — The chase for the 17th NHRA Funny Car championship may have come up short for John Force, but the 147-time winner won four races, made a run at sweeping the Western Swing and was in half of the final rounds of the Countdown to the Championship. The winningest driver […]

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    Johnson receives NASCAR’s top award for seventh time

    December 3, 2016

    By Kenny Bruce, NASCAR.com (Las Vegas, NV) — Jimmie Johnson, the sport’s newest seven-time champion, leaned on another multi-time champion when wrapping up his acceptance speech at the Wynn Las Vegas Friday night. Just 12 days after matching the championship record previously shared only by Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt, Johnson paid homage to both […]

  • SnowballDerbyDec2

    William Byron on Snowball Derby pole

    December 3, 2016

    By Chuck Corder (Pensacola, FL) — The bright lights of the Five Flags Speedway technical inspection shed can make mincemeat of any driver’s spirit. The tiny confines, sitting just inside the Turn No. 3 guard rail at Pensacola’s high banks, has been home to many heartbreaks in recent years. Drivers, big and local divisions, have […]

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    2017 All Star Circuit of Champions schedule released

    December 3, 2016

    By Tyler Altmeyer, All Star Sprints PR (Indianapolis, IN) — The All Star Circuit of Champions will take on a full slate of competition in 2017, complete with 51 events at 32 facilities in eight states, all of which taking shape between early February and mid-October. All Star competitors will visit facilities throughout much of […]

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    Stenhouse added to Clauson-Marshall Chili Bowl stable

    December 3, 2016

    By Lonnie Wheatley (Noblesville, IN) — The stable of Chili Bowl drivers for the newly-formed Clauson-Marshall Racing team is halfway in place. And it comes as little surprise that Olive Branch, MS, native Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., is the latest addition to the Clauson-Marshall Racing team that already includes World of Outlaws champion Donny Schatz and […]

  • CMSMusslinMay24

    Central Missouri Speedway gearing up for 2017

    December 3, 2016

    By CMS PR (Warrensburg, MO) — Since 1994, Central Missouri Speedway (CMS) owners and promoters Earl and Susan Walls have opened the gates of their speedway to a total of 1,774 drivers. Beginning in April 2017, another year of competition will commence at the beloved track featuring Pure Stocks, B-Mods, Street Stocks, and Modifieds and […]

  • DodgeCityNov17

    DCRP Awards Banquet set for January 28

    December 3, 2016

    By Lonnie Wheatley (Dodge City, KS) — With another banner season in the books at the picturesque Dodge City Raceway Park in southwest Kansas, all that remains is the annual awards banquet. The top 2016 competitors in each division will receive their hardware and points fund money on Saturday night, January 28, 2017, at the […]

  • ChiliBowlDec1

    Lucas Oil Chili Bowl entries at 183 and climbing

    December 2, 2016

    By Bryan Hulbert, Lucas Oil Chili Bowl PR (Tulsa, OK) — The chill in the air may signal the coming of Christmas for some, but for the world of dirt track racing, that means the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire is right around the corner. Happening January 10-14, 2017 inside the […]

  • NASCAR, Monster Energy Announce Premier Series Entitlement Partnership

    Monster Energy named NASCAR’s new premier title sponsor

    December 2, 2016

    By NASCAR (Las Vegas, NV) — NASCAR and Monster Energy announced on Thursday a multi-year agreement for the premier series entitlement as well as the prestigious annual NASCAR All-Star Race. Monster Energy, which will begin its tenure as naming rights partner on Jan. 1, 2017, will become only the third company to serve as the […]

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    The late Betty Jane France honored at Myers Brothers Awards

    December 2, 2016

    By NASCAR (Las Vegas, NV) — In recognition of her leadership and accomplishments as founder and chairwoman emeritus of the NASCAR Foundation, the late Betty Jane France was named the recipient of the 2016 Myers Brothers Award. The prestigious honor recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to stock car racing and is voted upon […]