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    Heartland Park Topeka Dirt Track re-opens in 2016

    January 29, 2016

    By Larry Lowrey, Jr., (Topeka, KS) — Heartland Park’s new ownership group, headed by Chris Payne and Todd Crossley, has been working hard at getting Heartland Park Topeka ready to race in the 2016. Earlier this month they named Todd Stephens the general manager/vice president of facility and operations at Heartland Park Topeka. Now the group is ready to […]

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    Heartland Park Topeka returns to NHRA National schedule

    December 20, 2015

    By NHRA PR (Glendora, CA) — NHRA officials announced that the 330-mph speed and excitement of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will return to Kansas’ capital city in 2016. NHRA officials were able to reach an agreement quickly with Heartland Park Topeka’s new ownership group, Heartland Park Topeka, LLC, led by Chris Payne […]

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    New owners take over Heartland Park Topeka

    December 18, 2015

    (Topeka, KS) — Hours after the Topeka Capital Journal reported negotiations between CoreFirst Bank & Trust and prospective buyer of Heartland Park Topeka Jim Farnum had ended, Kansas City real estate developer Chris Payne and his partner Todd Crossley confirmed to the paper they reached an agreement to purchase the facility. “We’re contracted to buy […]

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    The Manufacturers Series adds Heartland Park Topeka to 2016 lineup

    October 28, 2015

    By Nicole Clark-Erickson The Manufacturers Series reveals its 2016 schedule which includes nearly forty events throughout the U.S., and the addition of two new host tracks: Cordova International Raceway, and Heartland Park Topeka. Automotive enthusiasts can celebrate the “Big Three” American car manufacturers through the Super Chevy Show, Fun Ford, and Mega Mopar Series which take […]

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    Lucas Oil Sportsman Eliminations completed on Monday at Heartland Park Topeka

    May 25, 2015

    By NHRA (Topeka, KS) — Joey Severance and Brian Hough raced to the wins this weekend at Heartland Park Topeka and the NHRA Kansas Nationals. Severance grabbed his eighth NHRA national event win beating out Dean Dubbin who came out of the No. 14 qualifying position to advance to his first ever national event final […]

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    Beckman, Crampton, Enders score NHRA victories at Heartland Park Topeka

    May 25, 2015

    By NHRA PR (Topeka, KS) — Funny Car racer Jack Beckman finished off a record-setting weekend of racing at Heartland Park Topeka Sunday by claiming a victory over category icon John Force at the NHRA Kansas Nationals. Richie Crampton (Top Fuel) and Erica Enders (Pro Stock) also were winners of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag […]

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    Elimination pairings set at Heartland Park Topeka

    May 24, 2015

    By NHRA PR (Topeka, KS) — Second-generation driver Chad Head will race for his first career Funny Car victory Sunday at the NHRA Kansas Nationals from the No. 1 qualifying position. Antron Brown (Top Fuel) and Erica Enders (Pro Stock) also remained at the top of their categories based on their Friday qualifying performances and […]

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    Brown, Head lead Friday night Nitro Qualifying in Topeka

    May 23, 2015

    By NHRA PR (Topeka, KS) — Top Fuel points leader Antron Brown raced to the qualifying lead Friday at the NHRA Kansas Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka. Chad Head (Funny Car) and Erica Enders (Pro Stock) also were qualifying leaders at the season’s eighth of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. […]

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    Courtney Force Live at 1:30 CT from McCarthy Auto Group studio on RBN

    May 21, 2015

    Defending NHRA Kansas Nationals Funny Car winner Courtney Force will be in the McCarthy Auto Group RacinBoys Broadcasting Network studios this afternoon at 1:30 CDT.  Watch Scott and Kirk interview Courtney LIVE via Free video by clicking the home plage video player or by clicking the Live Track Talk link on the home page menu […]

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    Johnson, Jr. eyes breakthrough at Heartland Park Topeka

    May 20, 2015

    By NHRA PR (Topeka, KS) — Tommy Johnson Jr. has put together a solid start to his 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series regular season and currently sits fifth in points. In fact, Johnson is the only driver in the class to not have a first-round loss through seven events, a nod to his […]

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    Topeka City Council rejects Heartland Park purchase

    May 6, 2015

    By Justin Wingerter, Topeka Capital-Journal (Topeka, KS) — After months of divisive deliberation, the Topeka City Council on Tuesday voted against a resolution that would have allowed the city to proceed with its purchase of the financially troubled Heartland Park Topeka racetrack. The council’s governing body of nine members and Mayor Larry Wolgast voted 6-4 […]

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    Appeals Court rules in favor of City of Topeka on Petition ruling on HPT purchase

    March 11, 2015

    (Topeka, KS) — The Kansas Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the City of Topeka and Jayhawk Racing on an appeal of a judge’s decision ruling the petition drive designed to force a vote on the city acquiring Heartland Park Topeka invalid.  More than enough of the required number of signatures were obtained, […]

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    Mullins breaks through at Heartland Park Topeka

    June 22, 2014

    (Topeka, KS) — Tanner Mullins captured the Modified A-Feature victory Saturday night at Heartland Park Topeka Dirt Track. Tad Davis was second and Tom Grist third. Dustin Thulen topped the B-Mod class, while Jim Powell, Jr. in Stock cars, Randy Kohn in Pure Stock, and James Lemke in Sport Compact were also victorious.   FEATURE […]

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    Fuqua scores at Heartland Park Topeka

    June 17, 2014

    (Topeka, KS) — Darron Fuqua won Saturday night’s A-Modified feature at Heartland Park Topeka Dirt Track.  Fuqua finished ahead of Jeremy Chambers as Tom Grist wound up third.  Also victorious were Dustin Thulin in B-Mods, Robert Garst in Stock Cars and Pure Stock.  William Joyce triumphed in Sport Compact.       FEATURE RESULTS Heartland […]