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Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Brown’s win as big as Texas at NeSmith World Championship Edge, Whitener also among the GIS Showdown winners


WAYNESVILLE, Ga. (Oct. 18) – A world championship should have representation from all over.

The top five in the NeSmith Performance Street Stock World Championship was from five different states. But the winner’s domination was as big as Texas.

Chris Brown made a surprise visit to Golden Isles Speedway pay off in a huge way.

The Super Late Model regular jumped behind the wheel of Jesse McNorton’s brand new machine and swept the weekend, topped off by the $10,000 100-lap win. The event was part of the Third Annual Showdown on the Coast.

Disqualified Drivers Withdraw Lawsuit; Case Dismissed By Federal Court

ROSSBURG, Ohio (October 18, 2016) – A federal lawsuit filed against World Racing Group, Inc. (WRG) and subsidiary DIRTcar Racing, Eldora Speedway, Inc., and its owner Tony Stewart by five drivers and race teams disqualified following June’s Dirt Late Model Dream was dismissed today in U.S. Federal Court for the Northern District of New York (NDNY).
The Honorable U.S. District Court Judge Mae A. D’Agostino signed the dismissal order in Albany, New York.
“With ticket renewals beginning today for our 2017 Major Event Calendar, we are pleased with the voluntary motion by the plaintiffs and today’s dismissal,” said general manager Roger Slack.  “We trust this marks the end of the matter and everyone can re-focus their energy on the drama which promises to unfold next season on the high-banks of Eldora.”
Plaintiffs Scott Bloomquist, Jimmy Owens, Gregg Satterlee, Brandon Sheppard, Ricky Thornton, Jr., and team owners R&W Motorsports, LLC, W.G. Satterlee & Sons, Inc., Best Performance Motorsports and JR. Motorsports, LLC, filed a voluntary motion for dismissal on Monday.
The New York law firms of Lester Schwab Katz & Dwyer, LLP and Ahmuty, Demers & McManus represented WRG, DIRTcar, Eldora and Stewart in NDNY.  Counsel from IceMiller, LLP (Indianapolis) and Apollo Sports & Entertainment Group Law (Charlotte) complemented the team.
Ticket and campsite renewals for 2017’s $100,000-to-win Dirt Late Model Dream (June 8-9-10), the $50,000-to-win Kings Royal (July 13-14-15), the Eldora Dirt Derby for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (July 19) and 47th World 100 (September 7-8-9) are now underway.  Holders of advance tickets and campsites for the 2016 event can renew online 24 hours a day at through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 20 or by calling (937) 338-3815, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET).

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Sheppard holds off Pearson to win Dirt Track World Championship

Brandon Sheppard pockets over $100,000 at the Dirt Track World Championship
from the fayobserver

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — Brandon Sheppard grabbed the lead with 23 laps to go and rolled on to a $100,700 win in the Dirt Track World Championship on Saturday night.
Sheppard, 23 and a native of New Berlin, Illinois, got by Josh Richards of Shinnston, West Virginia, on lap 77 of the 100-lap event at Portsmouth Raceway Park. Dunn-Benson Ford team driver Earl Pearson Jr. of Jacksonville, Florida, was the runner-up, and Richards ended up third. The race wrapped up the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season.
“We haven’t finished a race in four weeks,” Sheppard said. “To come out and get progressively better all weekend and then to get the win in the last Lucas Oil race of the year means the world to me.”

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Monday, October 17, 2016


Chase Edge wins big at GIS
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Waynesville, GA LaFayette, Alabama racer Chase Edge showed out at the annual “Showdown on the Coast” at Golden Isles Speedway leading wire-to-wire and picking up the $5,000 winner’s check and his first NeSmith Dirt Late Model Touring Series victory of the 2016 regular season. Edge was overall fast qualifier and Heat Race 1 winner from Friday night’s preliminary action which put his Edge’s Gas Company/Penton Raceway/Jeff Dodgen Logging sponsored machine on the pole position for the 60-lap main event.

Edge and fellow front-row starter Russell Brown Jr. led the field to the green flag after a lengthy rain delay had pushed back start times at the south Georgia oval located just a short distance from the Atlantic Ocean. Edge would jump to the lead at the start of the race and set a blistering pace to keep his competition at bay behind him. Throughout the rest of the field, position swapping and hard racing was happening for virtually all positions. The hard racing was slowed for the first time at lap 16 when the #17 of Nevin Gainey caught the inside berm in turn 2 spinning his machine.

Sunday, October 16, 2016


SAVANNAH, GA – The damage in the Savannah, GA area left last weekend by Hurricane Matthew has forced yet another postponement of the $10,000-to-win 19th Annual Showdown In Savannah for Crate Late Models until December 1, 2 and 3.  Recovery efforts in the area are still underway, and there has not been electricity, phones and internet at the track all week.

                The race was originally scheduled for last weekend, but Matthew’s arrival forced an original postponement until October 20-22.  A last minute change in the path of the storm took it right into the Southeast Georgia coastal area. 

Track officials hope the date change to December 1-3 will give the track, area fans and area competitors an opportunity to fully recover from the storm.  Track officials also hope the date change will also give everyone more time to make plans for the race without interfering with other race events in the area.

Along with the Crate Late Models, the Super Stocks and the Super 4s will be in action for the 19th Annual Showdown In Savannah with each Division competing in a 50-lap $5,000-to-win main event.  The Mini Stocks and Pure Stocks will each compete for 20 Laps and $1,500-to-win in their respective main events.  The Amateur 4 Division will also be in action with a 10-lap main event each night.