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Maxwell Industries Bolsters Sprint

Maxwell Industries Bolsters Sprint...

8/19/2009
[b Maxwell Industries Bolsters Sprint Bandits TNT Point Fund!] [i Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (August 19, 2009)] Maxwell Industries has upped the ante for this year's Sprint Bandits Tour 'N Topless series by adding a total of $6,000 in product certificates to the annual event's point fund for the week. The 2009 Sprint Bandits TNT will pick up a $3,000 certificate good towards the purchase of a shock dyno, the points runner-up will receive a similar certificate worth...more
Jacksonville and Twin Features at

Jacksonville and Twin Features at...

8/18/2009
[b Jacksonville and Twin Features at 34 This Weekend for Sprint Invaders!] [i Bill W - August 18, 2009] The Ideal Ready Mix Sprint Invaders hit the halfway mark on their 2009 schedule this weekend with dates at the Morgan County Speedway in Jacksonville, Illinois on Friday, and the 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa on Saturday. The event at the 34 Raceway will serve as the 2nd Annual Brian Hetrick Tribute and will again feature “Twin Features”! “The Lil’ Dude” Bobby...more
"Dick Gaines Classic" Saturday at

"Dick Gaines Classic" Saturday at...

8/18/2009
[i For Immediate Release - August 17th, 2009 - Dick Jordan] [b "Dick Gains Classic" Saturday at Lawrenceburg; $15,000 for Hockett; "James/O'Conner to Hines"] USAC’s National Sprint Car stars will compete in this Saturday night’s “Dick Gaines Classic” special event at the Lawrenceburg (Ind.) Speedway. The race offers $10,000 to win and honors the memory of one of Indiana’s all-time Sprint car racing greats. Josh Wise and Dave Darland have already won USAC Sprint races...more
Western Sprints Eye Salt Lake City

Western Sprints Eye Salt Lake City...

8/18/2009
[b Western Sprints Eye Salt Lake City September 5; Tanner Swanson Completes Madera "Sweep" with Sprint "50"] Tanner Swanson, fresh from Saturday night’s 50-lap feature win at Madera, Calif., takes a 43-point lead over Brian McClish into the next USAC Western Sprint race, September 5 at Rocky Mountain Raceways in Salt Lake City, Utah. Swanson completed a “sweep” of Saturday night’s USAC racing program at Madera by winning the 50-lap Western Sprint race. The Kingsburg,...more
Bacon Bounces Back for Sprint Band

Bacon Bounces Back for Sprint Band...

8/18/2009
[b Bacon Bounces Back for Sprint Bandits TNT Husker Nationals Win!] [i Lonnie Wheatley, GREENWOOD, Neb. (August 17, 2009) Brady Bacon's night didn't get off to the best of starts at I-80 Speedway on Monday night. But, by the time the opening round of this year's Sprint Bandits Tour 'N Topless competition was completed, the 19-year-old Broken Arrow, OK, bandit had rebounded in strong fashion to take the $4,000 winner's share in the Fifth Annual TNT Husker...more
Dollansky Ready for Home State Rac

Dollansky Ready for Home State Rac...

8/18/2009
[i Spring Valley, MN—August 18, 2009] Craig Dollansky has visited numerous tracks in his home state of Minnesota during his life, be it when he was growing up and watching his father Bill race and then when he climbed into a sprint car himself, but one track he has never been to is Deer Creek Speedway, located in Spring Valley, which is about two and a half hours from his home in Elk River. Dollansky will get to see and compete at the state-of-the-art high-banked...more
Brian Brown - Locked In!

Brian Brown - Locked In!

8/18/2009
[i (Bill W) August 17, 2009] Brian Brown locked himself into his second career A main at the 49th Annual SuperClean Knoxville Nationals presented by Lucas Oil. The accomplishment capped off Cox Design and Metal Fabrication Iowa Speedweeks, in which the Grain Valley, Missouri driver ended up second in the “Mr. Sprint Car” standings. This week, he’ll head to the Jackson Nationals on Friday and Saturday in Jackson, Minnesota before returning to Sedalia’s (MO) State Fair...more
Running Steady, Looking Ahead

Running Steady, Looking Ahead

8/18/2009
The month of June was just okay for Kyle. He had some decent runs despite struggling off and on with a fuel gremlin: 6th in Lebanon with the WOW, 4th in Springfield with the ASCS, and 4th in California, MO. This trend continued into July with engine issues at Oklahoma City, but then a decent run the next night at Lawton. Kyle was looking good running in the top 5 and making a pass for 4th when the car he was passing slipped and came down, hitting his front tire,...more
Brandon Wimmer - Rainy Days!

Brandon Wimmer - Rainy Days!

8/18/2009
[i (Bill W) August 18, 2009] Brandon Wimmer has had better weeks, but much can be chalked up to good old “Mother Nature”. The Knoxville Nationals seems to attract some kind of weather, and this year was no different. The timing was bad for the driver from Fairmount, Indiana and the Alan Barton #7TW team. This weekend, he’ll pilot the Rick Ferkel #0 at Attica Raceway Park in Ohio on Saturday. The week actually started a week ago Monday at the Front Row Challenge at...more
Alissa Geving earns new track reco

Alissa Geving earns new track reco...

8/18/2009
[b Alissa Geving now owns the track record at Petaluma Speedway for winged 360 sprint cars] [i Next: Petaluma Speedway All Pro Sprint Car Series, Saturday August 22] [i By Bill Sullivan, Sullivan Media Services] [b PETALUMA, CA (8-15-09) –] Defending track champion and current point leader Alissa Geving of Penngrove, California logged a new entry on her already impressive racing resume Saturday night. Seventeen year old Geving drove her Tillett Tool, Pit Stop USA,...more
Tuesdays with TMAC – Mr. Sprint Ca

Tuesdays with TMAC – Mr. Sprint Ca...

8/18/2009
Tuesdays with TMAC – Mr. Sprint Car! (Bill W) August 18, 2009 – After a busy week of promoting and racing, Terry McCarl won the 2009 Cox Design and Metal Fabrication “Mr. Sprint Car” title. The week was a success as well, with the shows he was promoting at the Southern Iowa Speedway. The Nationals ended in a bit of a disappointment, but he will return to action tomorrow night with the World of Outlaws at the Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minnesota. Thursday...more
Earnie Woodard Dominates the Bobby

Earnie Woodard Dominates the Bobby...

8/17/2009
[i (Lima, OH)] The old saying “The third time’s a charm” could not have been more true Friday night when Limaland Motorsports Park finally ran the 8th Annual Bobby Keysor Memorial. Mother Nature thwarted the first two attempts at running this prestigious race but Earnie Woodard found that it was well worth the wait when he claimed the $2000 first place check and his first victory of the year. Limaland’s second big event of the evening was the annual NRA vs. 305...more
WoO Sprint Cars At a Glance:  Deer

WoO Sprint Cars At a Glance: Deer...

8/17/2009
[b World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series At a Glance: Deer Creek Speedway, River Cities Speedway & Dacotah Speedway] [i Concord, NC - August 16, 2009] WHAT • The World of Outlaws return to action this week with trip north to open the 2009 Gold Rush Tour, with the series inaugural event at Deer Creek Speedway in Minnesota for the Sprint for a Cure Summer Clash on Wednesday, August 19, followed by the second stop of the season at River Cities Speedway in North Dakota on...more
One More Turnpike Weekend Double f

One More Turnpike Weekend Double f...

8/17/2009
[b One More Turnpike Weekend Double for ASCS Sooner Region] [i Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (August 17, 2009)] A critical weekend of racing action is on tap for the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Sooner Region, as the series makes its final stops of the season at a pair of Oklahoma tracks. On Friday night, the Sooner Region takes to Oklahoma City's 3/8-mile State Fair Speedway clay oval. Then, on Saturday night, it's down the H.E. Bailey turnpike for one last time in...more
ASCS Rocky Mountain Region Ready f

ASCS Rocky Mountain Region Ready f...

8/17/2009
[b ASCS Rocky Mountain Region Ready for Wyoming Weekend] [i Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (August 17, 2009)] After several idle weekends, the American Sprint Car Series Rocky Mountain Region kicks into high gear with three consecutive weekends of competition beginning with this weekend's Wyoming double. On Friday night, the ASCS Rocky Mountain Region makes its lone stop of the year atop the semi-banked, ½-mile Casper Speedway clay oval. Then, on Saturday night, the...more
ASCS Rebels Ready for Green Valley

ASCS Rebels Ready for Green Valley

8/17/2009
[i Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (August 17, 2009)] Sarasota, Florida's Danny Martin, Jr., can move one step closer to his first American Sprint Car Series championship this Friday night when the ASCS Rebel Region makes its lone stop of the season at Green Valley Speedway in Glencoe, AL. Friday's tilt atop the semi-banked, 3/8-mile Green Valley Speedway clay oval marks the seventh event of the season for the ASCS Rebel Region. And, with five top-five runs in six...more
ASCS Midwest Region Set for Sedali

ASCS Midwest Region Set for Sedali...

8/17/2009
[b ASCS Midwest Region Set for Sedalia's State Fair Speedway] [i Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (August 17, 2009)] Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (August 17, 2009) – He's already secured one American Sprint Car Series championship in 2009. Now, Jason Danley will try to close in on a second title as the ASCS Midwest Region makes it debut atop the ½-mile Sedalia State Fair Speedway on Sunday night. Danley put the clamps on the ASCS Northern Plains crown with a fifth-place...more
49th Annual Knoxville Nationals

49th Annual Knoxville Nationals

8/17/2009
[i 8/16/09 Bill W. Knoxville Raceway] B main (started): 1. Jac Haudenschild R19 (1) 2. Jason Meyers 14 (11) 3. Danny Lasoski 6 (17) 4. Jason Johnson 41 (2) / 5. Bronson Maeschen 1 (5) 6. Johnny Herrera 2w (9) 7. Chad Kemenah 63 (3) 8. Danny Smith 4 (4) 9. Dean Jacobs 97 (6) 10. Skip Jackson 2 (8) 11. Jack Dover 53 (14) 12. Mark Dobmeier 13 (15) 13. Daron Clayton 92 (18) 14. Ed Lynch Jr. 2L (20) 15. Calvin Landis 70 (10) 16. Greg Wilson w20 (7) 17. Jesse Giannetto D1...more
Sam Hafertepe Jr. Has Fantastic Na

Sam Hafertepe Jr. Has Fantastic Na...

8/17/2009
[b Sam Hafertepe Jr. Has Fantastic Nationals Cut Short With Wall Contact] [i Daryl Turford] Sunnyvale, Texas-A storybook run at the 2009 Knoxville Nationals came to a disappointing end for the Plumbfast Racing Team after contact with the front straightaway wall on the 2nd lap of the feature race. The 49th running of the Knoxville Nationals saw Sam get off to a slightly disappointing start as Hafertepe turned in the 14th fastest lap in time trials. “We were having...more
Tri City

Tri City

8/16/2009
Making the third appearance at Tri City this year way hoping to have better luck. Unfortunately another bad pill draw would have 23jr starting 8th in the first heat. Sodeman would battle to make it into the 7th position, but didn't make it into the draw for the feature and would have to start 13th. Sodeman battled for position from the drop of the green flag, but with constant lap traffic it was difficult to make as many positions. A caution was brought out on lap 26,...more
Sharon

Sharon

8/15/2009
The second night of racing brought Sodeman a bit more luck in the pill draw and would start 3rd in the first heat. Sodeman would take the checkered in the second spot. A zero invert would have Sodeman starting in the 6th spot, although due to the previous win he could have started no better than 6th. From the beginning just as the night before various cautions would delay the 25 lap feature. Sodeman would eventually end up in the 4th spot for the second night in a row.
Knoxville Nationals Night #3

Knoxville Nationals Night #3

8/15/2009
[i Bill W - 8/14/09 Knoxville Raceway] [b Knoxville Nationals - Friday Night] [b Non-qualifiers] [u Semi-Feature one (started)] Daryn Pittman 17 (2) 2. Don Droud Jr. 47 (4) 3. Erin Crocker 59 (3) 4. Matthew Reed v92 (1) 5. Josh Schneiderman 49 (9) 6. Kenny Jacobs 25 (13) 7. Rob Chaney 7KX (7) 8. Jesse Hockett 13J (6) / 9. Caleb Griffith 12c (11) 10. Ben Gregg 22B (8) 11. Geoff Dodge 7m (16) 12. Greg Hall 4wa (5) 13. Chris Schmelzle 57c (14) 14. Jordan Goldesberry 65...more
Knoxville Nationals Night #2...

Knoxville Nationals Night #2...

8/14/2009
[i Bill W - 8/13/09] [b 57 Cars...] Dale Blaney (2nd car out to time) set the standard in qualifying at 15.056 seconds. Joey Saldana (3rd car out) was second quick, followed by Tyler Walker (4th), Stevie Smith (23rd), Kraig Kinser (36th), Josh Higday (7th), Steve Kinser (13th), Greg Hodnett (34th), Tim Kaeding (25th) and Jac Haudenschild (48th). It was advantageous to go out early as the middle of the track slicked off quite a bit, while the bottom remained greasy....more
Knoxville Nationals Night #1

Knoxville Nationals Night #1

8/14/2009
[i Bill W - 8/12/09] [b 50 cars] Cody Darrah (42nd car out to time) set the standard in time trials at 14.547 seconds. The track was lightning fast after a lengthy rain delay. Cale Conley (29th car out) was second quick, followed by Donny Schatz (39th), Paul McMahan (45th), Jonathan Allard (35th), Lee Sowell (48th), Shane Stewart (44th), Erin Crocker (3rd), Danny Lasoski (24th) and Jason Meyers (22nd). Seth Brahmer failed to get a time in and scratched for the night...more
Lernerville

Lernerville

8/14/2009
The S & S team started the three night racing weekend at Lernerville, and another bad pill from the start. Sodeman would start 7th in the first head, but made his way through the field into the 4th spot to secure his draw position for the feature. The draw would have the 23jr starting 3rd. After a handful of restarts on the first lap of the race Jack battled the 25 lap feature with the top 5. Jack would finish the race in the 4th spot.
2009 Gold Rush Tour Kicks off at D

2009 Gold Rush Tour Kicks off at D...

8/13/2009
[b 2009 Gold Rush Tour Kicks off at Deer Creek Speedway on August 19] [i Concord, NC—August 12, 2009] The 2009 Gold Rush Tour kicks off for the World of Outlaws on Wednesday, August 19 at Deer Creek Speedway in Minnesota. The Gold Rush tour will encompass 12 nights of racing at eight different tracks in five states and one Canadian province over a 25-day period with over $150,000 on the line to win those events from a total purse of well over a half a million dollars...more
Wednesdays with Wayne – Going for

Wednesdays with Wayne – Going for...

8/12/2009
(Bill W) August 12, 2009 – Seven is a lucky number and that’s what Wayne Johnson is aiming for this week with the 49th Annual Knoxville Nationals kicking off for him on Thursday. He’ll be attempting to qualify for his seventh consecutive main event start on Saturday night. Only Donny Schatz, Steve Kinser, Danny Lasoski, Terry McCarl and Shane Stewart have also qualified those years. Last weekend, he finished second in the 360 Nationals, giving him some needed...more
Kaley Gharst – Hard Charger!

Kaley Gharst – Hard Charger!

8/12/2009
(Bill W) – August 11, 2009 – “Showtime” Kaley Gharst provided the show in the Knoxville 360 Nationals driving to hard-charger honors, driving from 24th to 9th. A top ten finish in the 410 class on Saturday night at Knoxville was thwarted with a late spin, but the Decatur, Illinois driver is determined heading into his qualifying night this Thursday for the 49th Annual SuperClean Knoxville Nationals. Registering the 28th quick time of the night on Thursday could have...more
Rocket Hockett – Ultimate Champion

Rocket Hockett – Ultimate Champion...

8/12/2009
(Bill W) August 12, 2009 – What was a downright miserable week turned around in “Ultimate” proportions, when Jesse “The Rocket” Hockett triumphed in the 8th Annual Casey’s Ultimate Challenge presented by Searsboro Telephone Company on Tuesday night! The $15,000 win aboard the VKCC Motorsports/Tom Buch #13 exorcised some demons left over from a close second place finish when Dickie Gaines stormed by the Warsaw, Missouri driver for a win at the UC in 2004. The win comes...more
Knoxville 360 Nationals A-Main Sta

Knoxville 360 Nationals A-Main Sta...

8/12/2009
Matt Covington made his 2nd trip to the Knoxville 360 Nationals a interesting and memorable one. Matt choose the Thursday night draw for his preliminary qualifying night. Matt was able to get a good qualifying spot and bring the Covington Motorsports Wesmar powered Maxim home 4th in qualifying session.This would start Matt 6th, outside row three for the heat. Matt was able to pass a car before settling in to run 5th in the heat. This however would put Matt in the...more
ASCS Sprints on Dirt Try to Outrun

ASCS Sprints on Dirt Try to Outrun...

8/11/2009
[b ASCS Sprints on Dirt Try to Outrun the Rain at Merritt] [i T.J. Buffenbarger, TULSA, Okla. (August 10, 2009)] After three events in a row canceled due to rain the Engine Pro ASCS Sprints on Dirt presented by ARP competitors hope by heading north they can outrun the weather. Saturday the ASCS SOD series makes its one and only appearance at Merritt Speedway near Lake City, Michigan. The always anticipated stop at Merritt will have Dustin Daggett, fresh off his...more
Western Sprints Return to Madera S

Western Sprints Return to Madera S...

8/11/2009
[b Western Sprints Return to Madera Saturday; Murgoitio Gets Win #4 at Salt Lake City] [i FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 10, 2009 DICK JORDAN] Tanner Swanson of Kingsburg, Calif. leads the USAC Western Sprints back to Madera (Calif.) Speedway Saturday, holding a 33-point edge over runner-up JoJo Helberg. Tanner is seeking his third victory of the 2009 campaign, his first at the track where Helberg won the 2009 series opener in April. Swanson and his brother Kody have won...more
Oskaloosas "Ultimate Challenge" Th

Oskaloosas "Ultimate Challenge" Th...

8/11/2009
[b Oskaloosa’s “Ultimate Challenge” Tuesday; 50th Joe James/Pat O’Connor Memorial Saturday at Salem; Rain Halts Knoxville Non-Wing Nationals] [i FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 10, 2009 DICK JORDAN] USAC’s National Sprint Car Series resumes action Tuesday night (Aug. 11) at Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Iowa, where the Casey’s General Stores “Ultimate Challenge” offers a $15,000 winner’s paycheck. This Saturday, the series heads for the high banks of Salem (Ind.)...more
Sammy Swindell Pockets $10,000 in

Sammy Swindell Pockets $10,000 in...

8/11/2009
[i Bill W - August 10 2009] August 10, 2009 (Oskaloosa, IA) - Sammy Swindell showed patience, and emerged victorious in the 14th Annual Musco Lighting Front Row Challenge at the Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Iowa on Monday. The win came after a rain delay lasting over three hours. Very few of the large throng of fans in attendance left, despite the lengthy delay in the All Star Circuit of Champions event. Swindell earned the pole by virtue of a draw featuring...more
Tuesdays with TMAC – Unbreakable?

Tuesdays with TMAC – Unbreakable?

8/11/2009
Tuesdays with TMAC – Unbreakable? (Bill W) August 11, 2009 – Terry McCarl keeps rewriting the record books. For an unprecedented third time, he won the 360 Nationals and the 410 feature in one night at the Knoxville Raceway on Saturday. The Altoona, Iowa driver had previously turned the trick in 1996 and 2001. In addition to what is probably an unbreakable record, TMAC’s wins gave him five victories in his last five tries, including two $10,000 scores! This week,...more
NRA – 305 Challenge & Keysor Memor

NRA – 305 Challenge & Keysor Memor...

8/10/2009
[b NRA – 305 Challenge & Keysor Memorial Headliners at Limaland] The Engine Pro NRA Sprint Invaders will return to racing action Friday, August 14 at Limaland Motorsports Park as the NRA drivers will take on the best 305 Sprint drivers in the region. Special purses will be up for grabs as the drivers suit up to battle for the top prize. An added bonus of $200 will be paid out to the highest finishing 305 driver in the A Main. The 8th Annual Bobby Keysor Memorial will...more
Brian Brown – SuperClean Knoxville

Brian Brown – SuperClean Knoxville...

8/10/2009
[i (Bill W) August 10, 2009] Two second place finishes highlighted a good start to Cox Metal Design and Fabrication Iowa Speedweeks for Brian Brown. A fifth place finish in the Arnold Motor Supply 360 Nationals amongst 111 competitors capped the weekend for the Grain Valley, Missouri driver. The pinnacle of the 410 season lies ahead this week as the 49th Annual SuperClean Knoxville Nationals presented by Lucas Oil kicks off! A 16th quick effort made the rest of...more
Schatz Extends Lead in Championshi

Schatz Extends Lead in Championshi...

8/10/2009
[b Schatz Extends Lead in Championship Standings after Inaugural Ironman 55] [i Concord, NC—August 9, 2009] Donny Schatz finished third on the opening night and fourth in the finale of the inaugural Ironman 55 at I-55 Raceway this past weekend to extend his lead in the World of Outlaws championship standings to 55 markers over Jason Meyers as he chases his fourth consecutive series title. The North Dakota native leads the series with 30 Top-Five finishes. Meyers ran...more
Man of Steel: Saldana Wins Inaugur

Man of Steel: Saldana Wins Inaugur...

8/10/2009
[i Pevely, MO— August 8, 2009] Joey Saldana made history in a couple of ways on Saturday night winning the inaugural Ironman 55 at I-55 Raceway in Pevely Missouri before a huge crowd, to take home the $20,000 top prize. In addition to putting his name in the record books as the first ever victor in the Ironman 55, he also scored his 13th triumph of the season which set a new career high for him with the World of Outlaws. For Saldana the win on Saturday night at I-55...more
Sprint Bandits TNT Ignites Next Su

Sprint Bandits TNT Ignites Next Su...

8/10/2009
[i Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (August 9, 2009)] The annual occurrence is just one week away. Each year, somewhere right around the middle of August, the nation's top wingless Sprint Car drivers converge upon the nation's mid-section for a full week of Sprint Bandits Tour 'N Topless competition. This year is no different, with the exception that the wingless wars get under way one night earlier with a Sunday night event (August 16) marking the first of six nights of...more
Dan Kaszubinski Flips to ASCS Patr

Dan Kaszubinski Flips to ASCS Patr...

8/9/2009
[b Dan Kaszubinski Flips to ASCS Patriot Win at Fulton] [b Bobby Breen Takes A-Verdi King of CNY] [i Rich Vleck, FULTON, NY (August 8, 2009)] Dan Kaszubinski suffered damage to his No. 20 entering the final corner of the feature at Fulton on Saturday, by the time he had reached the finish line, a whole new incident had him flipping in to the infield and left everyone in attendance with a memory that will not soon forget. Kaszubinski, from Syracuse, NY, scored the Lucas...more
McCarl Captures Third ASCS Knoxvil

McCarl Captures Third ASCS Knoxvil...

8/9/2009
[b McCarl Captures Third ASCS Knoxville Nationals Crown!] [i Lonnie Wheatley, KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 8, 2009)] Terry McCarl of Altoona, IA, inked his name into the record books as the first three-time winner of the ASCS Knoxville Nationals by wiring the field in Saturday night's $10,000-to-win championship finale atop the fabled ½-mile Knoxville Raceway clay oval at the Marion County Fairgrounds. After topping Friday night's preliminary feature event, McCarl started...more
What a Race: Dollansky Wins Opener

What a Race: Dollansky Wins Opener...

8/8/2009
[b What a Race: Dollansky Wins Opener of Ironman 55 in a Thriller over Sides & Schatz] [i What a Race: Dollansky Wins Opener of Ironman 55 in a Thriller over Sides & Schatz] I-55 Raceway in Pevely, Missouri certainly lived up to its name on Friday night as being one of the raciest tracks on the World of Outlaws circuit. Craig Dollansky, Jason Sides and Donny Schatz battled for the win on the high-banked 1/3-mile bullring down the stretch with Dollansky prevailing in a...more
19th Annual ASCS Knoxville Nationa

19th Annual ASCS Knoxville Nationa...

8/8/2009
[b 19th Annual ASCS Knoxville Nationals Feature Lineups!] [i Lonnie Wheatley, KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 8, 2009)] With two full nights of competition at the 19th Annual ASCS Knoxville Nationals in the books, Saturday night's championship feature lineups are set. And with 111 different drivers taking to the track over the two preliminary nights, a pair of two-time event winners are slated to lead the Lucas Oil Sprint Car Series presented by K&N Filters feature field to...more
Trevor Lewis Blows Away ASCS Patri

Trevor Lewis Blows Away ASCS Patri...

8/8/2009
[b Trevor Lewis Blows Away ASCS Patriot Field at Black Rock For $4,000 in NY Nationals] [i Rich Vleck, DUNDEE, NY (August 7, 2009)] Trevor Lewis was the odds-on favorite as 34-teams rolled in to the pits at Black Rock on Friday Night. After a tough heat race however he was starting in 14th and had plenty of work to do in the A-Main. By halfway he was in front and checking out for a $4,000 top prize. Lewis, of Upper Black Eddy, PA, got through a six-car pileup on the...more
ASCS Knoxville Friday Report

ASCS Knoxville Friday Report

8/8/2009
[b McCarl is the Spoiler with Last Lap ASCS Knoxville Nationals Prelim Win] [i Lonnie Wheatley, KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 7, 2009)] For 19 and three-quarters of a lap, it appeared that Missouri's Brian Brown was going to capture his first career ASCS Knoxville Nationals preliminary feature win. But, Terry McCarl had other ideas, surging past the race-long leader with Justin Clark's checkered flag in sight to put the dramatic finishing touches on Friday night's 19th...more
Camron Mendes continues to roll

Camron Mendes continues to roll

8/8/2009
[b Despite adversities, Mendes continues to advance in area sprint point standings] [i By Bill Sullivan, Sullivan Images Media] [b PLACERVIILLE, CA –] The summer months are nearing their end but Rohnert Park’ s Camron Mendes is far from completing his mission for the 2009 racing season. After a 12th place finish last weekend at Placerville Speedway, Mendes now maintains a top 12 status in two of Northern California’s most competitive sprint car campaigns. The Cardinal...more
McCarl wins 19th Annual 360 Knoxvi

McCarl wins 19th Annual 360 Knoxvi...

8/8/2009
McCarl wins 19th Annual 360 Knoxville Nationals 8/8/2009 - By Stacy Ervin Terry McCarl had a storybook kind of night. He won the main event in the 410 division and a little while later, he became the first driver in history to win the 360 Knoxville Nationals three times. The Iowa native won the 19th Annual Arnold Motor Supply 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Vermeer. The win came in the ASCS sanctioned event at the Knoxville Raceway on Saturday, August 8, and was...more
Excitement Building for the Inaugu

Excitement Building for the Inaugu...

8/7/2009
[b Excitement Building for the Inaugural Ironman 55 at the Always Thrilling I-55 Raceway] [i Pevely, MO - August 6th, 2009] It’s hard to get World of Outlaws drivers to agree on much, but one thing they do agree on is that I-55 Raceway in Pevely, Missouri is one of the most racy and exciting tracks on the circuit that provides some of the closest side-by-side action all season on the high-banked 1/3-mile bullring. History will be made this weekend as the World of...more
Kaley Gharst – Under the Radar!

Kaley Gharst – Under the Radar!

8/7/2009
[i (Bill W) – August 6, 2009] One of the drivers seemingly flying under the radar for this week’s Cox Design and Fabrication Iowa Speedweeks is 21 year old, “Showtime” Kaley Gharst. It was just two years ago that the Decatur, Illinois driver won three races at Knoxville in this weekend alone. This time around, he’ll throw his hat in the ring for “Mr. Sprint Car” honors as the Bruce Williams #7K team plans on running all the shows, whether they require a wing or...more
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