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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Events Are Shaping Up For The Larry Fleeman Memorial At Gresham

Submitted by Sheena Elliott

Jefferson, GA (February 28, 2013) – Race season is officially in gear and Gresham Motorsports Park is ready to open the gates for the first GMP race, the Larry Fleeman Memorial 198, on March 30th.  There so much fun and excitement planned for the entire family and a night full of competitive races!
GMP is excited to offer a great deal to all teachers and students for the Larry Fleeman Memorial 198- a $15 ticket (must show school id when purchasing ticket).

NEWS

 Due to such a busy weekend for February 2014...WMS has decided that that 2014 Battle in the Swamp will be held on January 31-February 1..We spoke with several drivers an all agree that this will be good so they can participate in more races! Spread the word! Keep checking back more more announcements on what other series will be here!
 
BY: WMS website

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Format For 2013 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Elevates Need For Speed


Nascar News Release 
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 26, 2013) – Reinforcing the need for speed and going all out for the win, NASCAR announced on Tuesday the format for the 2013 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race that will put added emphasis on finishing well in each of the five segments. The sport’s annual classic is set for Saturday, May 18 at 7:30 p.m. (live on SPEED) at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

GIS SPEEDWEEKS 2014

 
GIS WEBSITE
 
ATTENTION SPEEDWEEKS RACERS & FANS...
(February 22, 2013) Officials from the Golden Isles Speedway confirmed today that the 'Super Bowl of Racing' will return to Golden Isles Speedway in 2014 with three huge Dirt Late Model events! An open practice session will kick things off on February 5, 2014. A $5,000 top prize will be on the line in a 30-lap affair on February 6, while the February 7 50-lap showdown at GIS will pay $10,000 to the winner. The 'Super Bowl of Racing' finale will then take place on Saturday, February 8 with the winner of the 60-lapper receiving a cool $12,000. Keep your eyes peeled to the website for ticket prices, starting times, etc.

Albany Motor Speedway Season Opener

  Are You Ready ?

Monday, February 25, 2013

NeSmith Chevrolet Crate Engines On Sale Through March 31


Submitted by Roby Helm.

CARTERSVILLE, GA – NeSmith Chevrolet, Buick, GMC in Claxton, GA is having a Pre-Season Sale on Chevrolet Performance Crate Engines through March 31, or until supplies last. The Chevrolet Performance 604 and 602 Crate Engines are used in the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Touring Division and the NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series.

441 Speedway To Benefit Mimbs This Weekend

 
Tracey Mimbs pictured with his nephew Tyler Mimbs
 
 
   A record number of race car drivers and fans are expected this Sat. night Mar. 2nd at Dublin-441 Speedway for the Tracy Mimbs Benefit Race. Tracy is a second generation driver from East Dublin, Ga., retiring in 2009 to assist his nephew Tyler Mimbs with his racing team. Tracy's Father/Tyler's Grandfather Donnie Hugh Mimbs raced in the first race at 441 in 1967.

Friday, February 22, 2013

Bloomquist Finds Winning Combination In Opener Of World of Outlaws Late Model Series Tripleheader At Volusia Speedway Park

Submitted by Kevin Kovac.

Tennessee Star Moves Into Second Place On Alltime UNOH DIRTcar Nationals By Summit Victory List

BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 21, 2013 – Scott Bloomquist believed he had a winning car after capturing a World of Outlaws Late Model Series heat race on Thursday night during the 42nd UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Volusia Speedway.

The Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer from Mooresburg, Tenn., then proved it in the 50-lap A-Main, charging by race-long pacesetter Eric Wells of Hazard, Ky., for the lead on lap 37 and pulling away to win the first WoO LMS event of the mid-winter motorsports extravaganza outside Daytona Beach.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

McCreadie Returns To Spotlight In UNOH DIRTcar Nationals By Summit At Volusia Speedway Park

Submitted by Kevin Kovac.

Nips Lanigan & Moyer In Thrilling Finish To Wednesday’s DIRTcar UMP Super Late Model Finale
BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 20, 2013 – Tim McCreadie of Watertown, N.Y., ended an eight-year absence from Victory Lane during the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment with a memorable triumph in Wednesday night’s 40-lap DIRTcar UMP Super Late Model A-Main at Volusia Speedway Park.

Videos : Donnie Moran Wins In The Swamp

BATTLE IN THE SWAMP 2013      THANKS TO WEBB DILLARD

CLICK READ MORE FOR HEATS AND POST RACE INTERVIEWS

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Somewhere Racing Debuts At Valdosta Motor Speedway

  The Somewhere Racing Team of Dusty Mauldin and Brandon Reynolds hit the track for the first time this weekend at Jimmy Parkers VMS. It was alot of fun and when you watch this videos of the pits and on kart cameras it will surely make your want a kart. Its economical and brings the whole family together.



BRANDON REYNOLDS


DUSTY MAULDIN

By A Tooth! Schrader Gets UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Gator Championship Win

Submitted by Kellen Burns.

NASCAR Veteran Bags $5,000 and Short Track Dirt Racing’s Most Unique Trophy

BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 18, 2013 - Ken Schrader charged from 10th to victory in the Gator Championship, denying Austin Dillon by a nose at the checkered flag Monday night during the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Volusia Speedway Park.

Schrader swept into the lead midway through the 30-lap, $5,000-to-win showcase for DIRTcar UMP Modifieds, but had his hands full with Dillon charging off the final corner to the finish.

Richards Rampages To Victory In UNOH DIRTcar Nationals by Summit UMP Super Late Model Opener At Volusia Speedway Park

Submitted by Kevin Kovac.

Two-Time World of Outlaws Late Model Series Champion Charges Forward From 10th Starting For $7,000 Score

BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 18, 2013 – Josh Richards was a man on a mission Monday night at Volusia Speedway Park.

Rampaging forward from the 10th starting spot, Richards passed Steve Francis of Ashland, Ky., for the lead on lap 18 and marched on to a convincing victory in the 30-lap DIRTcar UMP Super Late Model A-Main that opened the full-fender portion of the 42nd UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment.

Monday, February 18, 2013

Westfall Motors to UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Gator Qualifier Triumph

Submitted by Kellen Burns.

Ohio driver locks into Monday night’s $5,000-to-win Gator Championship Redraw at Volusia
BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 17, 2013 - Matt Westfall blazed a fast path to victory lane and earned the $700 winner's check Sunday night during the second Gator Championship qualifier in the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Volusia Speedway Park.

"We had a good evening, I qualified good enough to put it on the front row," said Westfall, of Pleasant Hill, Ohio. "The track was fast tonight and difficult to pass. Reminded me of Eldora Speedway where we usually run."

Lasoski Logs Record 20th Victory at Volusia Speedway Park

Submitted by Shawn Miller.

Pittman earns overall title at UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit

BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 17, 2013 - There was at least one happy dude parked in the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Victory Lane on a frigid Sunday night.

It was the winningest dude in Volusia Speedway Park history, 'The Dude' - Danny Lasoski - who picked up his first win of the season and 20th career at the half mile to conclude the sprint car week at the 42nd annual UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment.

"I really like this place," he said wearing a big grin.

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Lanigan Two-For-Two In Bubba Army Late Model Winter Nationals After Dramatic Saturday Victory Over Marlar

Submitted by Kevin Kovac.

Defending World of Outlaws Late Model Series Champion Scores Fifth Win In Seven Career Starts At Bubba Raceway Park

OCALA, FL – Feb. 16, 2013 – Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., continued his mastery of Bubba Raceway Park, winning Saturday night’s 50-lap Bubba Army Late Model Winter Nationals A-Main in dramatic fashion.

The defending World of Outlaws Late Model Series champion slipped his Cornett-powered Rocket car past Mike Marlar of Winfield, Tenn., for the lead coming to the white flag, propelling him to his second Winter Nationals triumph in as many evenings. The $10,150 victory was his fifth in seven career starts over the past four years at the three-eighths-mile, D-shaped oval.

McCarl Celebrates World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Win in Style

Submitted by Shawn Miller.

Pittman charges to second place at UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit

BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 16, 2013 - Terry McCarl sure loves to celebrate.
Heck, he'd probably run down the frontstretch in his underwear like Ricky Bobby if given the time. The weather might have had something to do with it on Saturday night, when McCarl did his best in Victory Lane to pump up the nearly sold out crowd amid 25 mile per hour wind gusts and temperatures dipping into the 40s at Volusia Speedway Park.

McCarl even managed to plant one on World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series announcer Johnny Gibson to conclude the postrace interview after McCarl's win at the 42nd annual UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment.

Poel Powers to UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Gator Qualifier Victory

Submitted by Kellen Burns.


Michigan racer locks into Monday night’s $5,000-to-win Gator Championship
 
BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 16, 2013 - Jacob Poel made his first visit to the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment a memorable one by capturing the Gator Championship qualifier Saturday night at Volusia Speedway Park.

"We just swapped a motor out yesterday, after having one problem after another," said Poel, of Spring Lake, Mich. "I ran third in the heat and I don't know where we started in that feature but the car was just absolutely perfect. I don't know really what else to say. It was an amazing feeling. I'm just glad to be able to come down here with all the people that have supported me and got me here."

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Video: Kenny Wallace Wins Three In A Row At NFS


Lanigan Reclaims World of Outlaws Late Model Series Spotlight With Victory In Bubba Army Late Model Winter Nationals Opener

Submitted by Kevin Kovac.
Defending Tour Champion Continues Mastery Of Bubba Raceway Park

OCALA, FL – Feb. 15, 2013 – Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., reclaimed the World of Outlaws Late Model Series spotlight on Friday night, capturing the 35-lap opener of the Bubba Army Late Model Winter Nationals at Bubba Raceway Park


The defending tour champion outdueled BRP star Ivedent Lloyd Jr. of Ocala, Fla., for the lead on lap 20 and never looked back in his familiar Cornett-powered Rocket car. He pulled away following a deciding lap-33 restart, winning by 1.410 seconds over Tim McCreadie of Watertown, N.Y., in the Sweeteners Plus Warrior.

Pittman Roars to World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Season-Opening Victory

Submitted by Shawn Miller.

UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit continues Saturday evening

BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 15, 2013 - There were hugs, smiles and high fives. Then, a hop onto the back of his car, where Daryn Pittman let out a yell that reached the edges of Volusia County as the confetti blanketed his new ride.

An extremely happy Pittman gave his NASCAR-star boss, Kasey Kahne, a grin as they celebrated on the frontstretch at Volusia Speedway Park Friday night following Pittman's World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series season-opening victory in front of packed grandstands.


Hoffman Wheels to UNOH DIRTcar Nationals by Summit Victory Friday Night

Submitted by Kellen Burns.

Defending Gator Champion Holds off Charging Florida Native Kyle Bronson to Claim Modified Money 
 
BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 15, 2013 - Nick Hoffman inherited the lead after Matt Cooper of McKenzie, Tenn., had mechanical issues on lap 11, and drove to his first win of the 2013 UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment on Friday night at Volusia Speedway Park.
"I got a pretty good draw and I'm not usually good at the draw deal, said Hoffman, of Mooresville, N.C. "Cooper got the jump on me and he was running right through the middle, but once I found the cushion I knew we'd be in pretty good shape. It was just hard to keep control of it and hit your marks every lap."
Hoffman, who drew the pole position for the 20-lap main event, battled side-by-side with Kyle Bronson of Brandon, Fla., for the victory with Bronson finishing second. Bronson started 10th and charged to third in only four laps. Bronson also finished as the runner-up to Rodney Sanders on Tuesday's opening night of the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Dyno Run



  Watch as Wildcat Performance runs the Josh Southerland engine for 2013

NASCAR News: NASCAR, Swan Racing And Michael Waltrip Partner To Pay Tribute to Newtown, Conn., Community

NASCAR News Release

Waltrip To Drive No. 26 Sandy Hook School Support Fund Toyota Camry for the DAYTONA 500®; Fans Can Make $10 Donations By Texting NEWTOWN to 80888

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 14, 2013) – Using the biggest race of the year as a backdrop, NASCAR, Swan Racing and two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip announced today a special tribute to raise awareness and contributions for the Sandy Hook School Support Fund.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Stock Car Thunder at Wildcat Performance

Southern All Stars Coming To South Georgia



   The Super Late Models of the Southern All Stars Dirt Racing Series will be making a stop at Albany Motor Speedway and Needmore Speedway on August 9 and 10. More to come

Heavy Rain Forces Volusia to Cancel Wednesday's UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Action

Ticket value can be exchanged for another day at event; Sprint Cars, UMP Modifieds back on track Thursday
BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 13, 2013 - Heavy rain moving across central Florida forced track and series officials to cancel Wednesday night's UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment action at Volusia Speedway Park.
Fans who purchased a ticket for Wednesday night's races can exchange its value for another ticket during the remaining 10 days of the event.
The action picks back up on Thursday night at Volusia with UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars and DIRTcar UMP Modifieds. Beginning Friday, the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars will join the UMP Modifieds. On Monday, DIRTcar Late Models begin competing at Volusia followed by Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds and World of Outlaws Late Models.
For more information and updates on the UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment, click DIRTcarNationals.com or follow on Twitter at Twitter.com/DIRTcarNats.
For ticket questions, call the track at 386-985-4402.

Video: UMP Super Late Models Action At NFS



                                
LATE MODELS

St. Tammany Raceway Signs Up For Two NeSmith Racing Divisions In 2013

Submitted by Roby Helm

CARTERSVILLE, GA – St. Tammany Raceway in Hickory, LA has signed on for the 2013 season with the NeSmith Chevrolet Old Man’s Garage Weekly Racing Series and the NeSmith Performance Parts Street Stock Division.  Drivers in both Divisions will be eligible to compete for both National point funds and weekly point funds.

St. Tammany Raceway has operated under several different names through the years, and has been sanctioned by the NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series in the past.  The track returns to life under a new promoter for 2013, Mickey Phillips.

Eckert Hoping History Repeats Itself During This Weekend’s Bubba Army Late Model Winter Nationals At Bubba Raceway Park

Submitted by Kevin Kovac

Pennsy Star Eyeing $20,000-To-Win ‘Super Sunday Showdown’ That Caps Feb. 15-17 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Meet
OCALA, FL – Feb. 13, 2013 – Rick Eckert wouldn’t mind seeing history repeat itself during this weekend’s Bubba Army Late Model Winter Nationals at Bubba Raceway Park.
Last year, of course, Eckert captured the big-money finale of the inaugural World of Outlaws Late Model Series tripleheader at the three-eighths-mile track. This year he’ll try to duplicate his feat in an even bigger-money Winter Nationals headliner – a race that stands as the richest dirt Late Model event of 2013 Florida Speedweeks.

Sweet, Darrah and Swindell Top the Charts on Practice Night at Volusia Speedway Park

Submitted by Shawn Miller

Five straight nights of UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit begins Wednesday

BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 12, 2013 - Two-dozen sprint car drivers converged on the fastest half-mile track in the country on a warm Tuesday evening for a little practice.
Brad Sweet set the quickest time with a lap of 13.115 seconds in the first of three sets of hot laps on the opening night of the 42nd annual UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Volusia Speedway Park.

Sanders Rockets to Opening Night Victory at UNOH DIRTcar Nationals by Summit

Submitted by Kellen Burns

Texan holds off Kyle Bronson, NASCAR heavyweights to earn first ever Gator trophy 

BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 12, 2013 - Rodney Sanders dominated the opening night of the 42nd Annual UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment Tuesday night at Volusia Speedway Park.
"We were pretty good but I think we have to get it a little better, at the end it was kind of fading away," said Sanders, of Happy, Texas. "We went out on soft tires so we could get a start and hopefully stay up front after that. First time ever here it feels good to win one because I know they're tough here. There are a lot of good cars."
Sanders, who earned his fifth victory of 2013, led 19 of the 20 laps. After losing the lead to Bronson on lap 16, Sanders wasted little time moving back to the front. Bronson, of Brandon, Fla., held on to finish second.

Monday, February 11, 2013

Video: Dewitt Wins With A Late Race Pass In The NLMS Opener

 
NLMS Waycross Motor Speedway
Battle In The Swamp
                                                  
                       Video Crew: Ryan Williams , Carolyn Johnson, and Dale Hall



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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Battle In The Swamp

 
 
 
 
**GIVEAWAY TIME 2 FREE Grandstand Passes for Saturday February 9*** You must LIKE our Waycross Motor Speedway page and SHARE this status in order to be eligible to win. The winner will be announced on Thursday.

***2013 Battle in the Swamp*** Super Late Model Race!! February 8-9, 2013. Friday February 8- Open Practice/ Saturday February 9-$10,000 to win $500 to start. Super Late Models plus Pure Stock $600 to win , NLMS (3,000 to win 19 or less 4,000 to win 20 or more) & Limited Sportsman $1,000 to win! Now booking camping spots. To reserve yours please call Michele at 912-281-7533!

Previous Winners are not eligible to win again!

Monday, February 4, 2013

Deep Dixie Award Winners


 
  On the night of January 26th at North Florida Speedway, Deep Dixie Racing presented awards out to some very deserving drivers. Mark Whitener was awarded the Driver of the Year Fan Vote and Overall Driver of the Year award. Jimmy Sharpe Jr. was awarded the Humanitarian Award and since he was unable to make it Kevin Durden accepted on his behalf. Ronnie Newsome was also presented with an award as the Young Gun of the Year award. A very special thanks to our award sponsor, Bailey's Custom Meats on Clay Rd. in Valdosta, Ga. they helped make the awards possible and special thanks to Liz and Phil Guadagno of North Florida Speedway for going above and beyond to make this night possible! More photos below:

Videos: UMP Mods Take To The Track At NFS

 
MODS
 
 
STREET STOCK
 
 
PURE STOCK

Video: A Short Chat With Shady Grady At North Florida Speedway


Friday, February 1, 2013

Southern Super Series Adds Money to Races & Pole Winners


Submitted by Sheena Elliott

The hype surrounding the inaugural season of the Southern Super Series is growing everyday and now so too is the purse for each of the 125-lap races on the 2013 schedule.

Officials from the series announced today that each of the 14 regular distance races will now pay $5,000. That is a $1,000 jump from what was originally announced. In addition, at all events, the fast-qualifier for each race will receive an additional $500. The award is supported by a variety of engine builders, including Hamner Racing Engines of Alabama, McGunegill Engine Performance of Indiana, Progressive Racing Engines of Florida and RW Racing Engines of Tennessee.