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    Silver Dollar National’s Christmas Special

    December 17, 2014

    By Lee Ackerman (Greenwood, NE) — I-80 Speedway is offering a Christmas discount on three day tickets (Thursday, July16, Friday, July 17 and Saturday, July 18) for the 2015 Silver Dollar Nationals. Through December 23, tickets for Silver Dollar Nationals V will be priced as follows; for the middle nine seats ( seats 7 thru […]

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    108 days until I-80 Speedway ‘Spring Meltdown’

    December 16, 2014

    By Lee Ackerman (Greenwood, NE) — It seems like the 2015 racing season is a long way off, but its only 108 days until I-80 Speedway kicks off the 2015 racing season on Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4 with the Spring Meltdown. Actually, since Thursday, April 2 is practice night for all classes, […]

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    Iowa Speedway and Knoxville Raceway team up on June 20 ticket package

    December 12, 2014

    By Iowa Speedway PR (Newton, IA) — Iowa Speedway and Knoxville Raceway have teamed up to offer an unprecedented ticket package for race fans. The combo ticket provides fans the opportunity to attend the USAC Silver Crown™ Series at Iowa Speedway June 20 followed by the Lucas Oil Championship Cup Series at Knoxville Raceway later […]

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    Tribute to Bob Trostle Celebration Jan. 31 at Knoxville Raceway

    December 12, 2014

    By Andy Adamcik  (Knoxville, IA) — Midwest sprint car fans are invited to a celebration for the legendary career of sprint car builder, mechanic, and owner Bob Trostle on Saturday, Jan. 31 at Knoxville Raceway. Bob will be joined by many of his former drivers for an evening of bench racing and interviews at the […]

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    I-80 Speedway establishes ‘Chase to Silver Dollar Nationals’

    December 11, 2014

    By Lee Ackerman (Greenwood, NE) — I-80 Speedway has established the Chase to the Silver Dollar Nationals for 2015. Points will be awarded for both nights of the Spring Meltdown (April 3 & 4) as well as the Alphabet Soup Race on June 26. Each winner of these three races is automatically qualified into the […]

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    C.A.R.B. presents 2014 Awards

    December 7, 2014

    (Kansas City, MO) — The 62nd Annual Central Auto Racing Boosters Annual Awards Banquet was held Saturday night in front of a full house at the Airport Marriott Hotel.  Special awards highlighted the evening along with championships honored from member tracks Lakeside Speedway, I-35 Speedway and Valley Speedway. In addition, Lakeside and I-35 drivers received […]

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    62nd CARB Awards Banquet this Saturday

    December 5, 2014

    By C.A.R.B. (Kansas City, KS) — The 62nd Annual CARB Award Banquet will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the Kansas City Airport Marriott, 774 Brasilia Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64153. Doors open at 5:00 p.m.; Dinner at 6:00 p.m.; Award Ceremonies at 7:00 p.m.; DJ and dancing will begin immediately after the […]

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    Ian Madsen among 2014 Knoxville Raceway champions honored

    November 16, 2014

    By Bill Wright (Knoxville, IA) — The Knoxville Raceway banquet was held on Saturday, November 15 at the Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Altoona, Iowa. Assorted cash and contingencies totaling over $250,000 for owners and drivers capped off an entertaining evening. A total of eight chassis giveaways highlighted a contingency package which every driver […]

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    Knoxville Raceway Hall of Famer Hank Smith dies

    November 15, 2014

    (Mount Ayr, IA) — Former Sprint Car driver and car owner Hank Smith, who was inducted into the Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame in 1984, passed away early Saturday morning at the age of 82 following a years-long battle with Alzeimer’s disease. Smith’s driving career ended abruptly in the late 60′s after a serious accident […]

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    New Grand National rules released for Lakeside and I-35 Speedways

    November 14, 2014

    By Lakeside Speedway PR (Kansas City, KS) — I-35 and Lakeside Speedways have posted the 2015 Grand National rules. There are a few changes to the rules, all engine options can be rebuilt and/or tore down for inspection. This includes the crate motors. Additionally a new engine option, the 360 spec motor, has been added […]

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    USAC Silver Crown returns to Iowa Speedway in 2015

    October 29, 2014

    By Iowa Speedway PR (Newton, IA) — Iowa Speedway today announced the addition of the United States Auto Club (USAC) Silver Crown Series to its action-packed 2015 schedule. The legends of open wheel racing return to “The Fastest Short Track on the Planet” on Saturday, June 20, 2015. The event will mark the first USAC […]

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    Larkins, Bell claim Bragging Rights Championships

    October 25, 2014

    By Lee Ackerman (Greenwood, NE) — Kevin Larkins of Greenwood and Justin Bell of Omaha claimed Championships in the Second Annual Kosiski Auto Parts/Friesen Chevrolet Bragging Rights Championships. The Bragging Rights Point Funds were set up to promote A Mod and B Mod racing in the area.  Any track in Eastern Nebraska or Western Iowa […]

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    I-80 Speedway concludes very busy 2014 racing season

    October 20, 2014

    By Lee Ackerman (Greenwood, NE) — I-80 Speedway concluded a very busy 2014 racing season with the running of the Speedway Motors Cornhusker Classic on October 10 thru 12. The Saturday, October 11 night of the Cornhusker drew a record setting 289 race cars. Unfortunately, there was some unfinished business as the A Mod, B […]

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