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  • SLMROrthOct2

    Nebraska Late Model/Grand National Bragging Rights Championship

    January 11, 2015

    By Lee Ackerman (Greenwood, NE) — Kosiski Auto Parts and Friesen Chevrolet working with five Nebraska race tracks have set up a Bragging Rights Late Model/Grand National point fund for the 2015 racing season. Those five tracks are the Boone County Raceway in Albion, US 30 Speedway in Columbus, the new Off Road Speedway near […]

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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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    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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    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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    Krug finishes off SLMR season in Cornhusker Classic victory circle

    October 17, 2014

    By Lee Ackerman (Greenwood, NE) — The SLMR “Race for the Safe” Series made its final stop of the season at the I-80 Speedway during the Cornhusker Classic. Josh Krug of Omaha grabbed the lead from Al Zeitner on the third lap of the 25 lap series finale and led the rest of the way […]

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    Lasoski, Krug shine at Cornhusker Classic

    October 12, 2014

    (Greenwood, NE) — Danny Lasoski captured the Bobby Parker Memorial for Nebraska 360 Sprints as part of the annual Cornhusker Classic Saturday night at I-80 Speedway. Brian Brown finished second ahead of Don Droud, Jr., while Justin Henderson and Dusty Zomer rounded out the top-five. Josh Krug topped the SLMR Late Model main along with […]

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    Speedway Motors Cornhusker Classic October 10-12 at I-80 Speedway

    October 2, 2014

    By Lee Ackerman (Greenwood, NE) — I-80 Speedway will close out the 2014 racing season with the annual Cornhusker Classic. This year it’s the Speedway Motors Cornhusker Classic and will feature three nights of racing starting on Friday, October 10 and running through Sunday, October 12. The practice scheduled for Thursday, October 9 has been […]

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    Wayne Johnson collects $50,000 after sweeping I-80 Fall Brawl

    September 21, 2014

    By Bryan Hulbert, Lucas Oil ASCS PR (Greenwood, NE) — It’s the little things that matter, and for Wayne Johnson it was a quarter turn of weight that made the difference between winning and losing on Saturday, September 20, 2014 as the Oklahoma City native captured the biggest payday of his career, and largest payout […]

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    Wayne Johnson delivers first at I-80 ‘Fall Brawl’

    September 20, 2014

    By Bryan Hulbert, Lucas Oil ASCS PR (Greenwood, NE) — For the first time since 2012, Wayne Johnson returned to Victory Lane with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real, taking night one of the Casey’s General Store Midwest Fall Brawl III at the I-80 Speedway in Greenwood, Neb. Racing […]

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    Benson, Grabouski, Leiting headline weekend opener at I-80 Speedway

    September 19, 2014

    (Greenwood, NE) — Casey’s General Stores Fall Brawl 3 kicked off Thursday night with 305 Sprints along with A-Mods and B-Mods in action around the very fast I-80 Speedway. Clint Benson of Papillion outlasted Jason Martin following a late re-start to win the 305 Sprint Car top prize. Early leader Doug Lovegrove was third, followed […]