Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Buddies Christine Riffel & Robyn Dudney pooled their money together and won a bunch of money! Reed Bros. Racing Photos

Buddies Christine Riffel & Robyn Dudney pooled their money together and won a bunch of money! Reed Bros. Racing Photos

Silver Lake, KS – It was another fun filled and action packed day for the 15th annual ITP Daytona 500 Watch Party at Skinny’s Sports Bar and Grill.

Thanks to everyone that came out and had a great time! It was fun to hold the event once again.

It wouldn’t be possible without saying thanks to Thunder Hill Speedway (Mike Conkwright), Humboldt Speedway (Ryan Whitworth), Dave Brenn from IMCA, Atchison County Raceway, Lakeside Speedway, USMTS, Big Time Bail Bonds, Coors, Miller, Budweiser, Old Dude Racing (Fuzz Lowrey), Carl Flower and Skinny’s Sports Bar and Grill.

After a quick nap, we are already working on plans for next year’s race!!! [click to continue…]

Another win for Dereck Ramirez. Mike Spivey Photo

Another win for Dereck Ramirez. Mike Spivey Photo

BAYTOWN, Texas-Friday night at the Royal Purple Raceway, Dereck Ramirez returned to the winner’s circle for the second time this season with a wire-to-wire win on the second night of the 6th Annual USMTS Texas Spring Nationals presented by Double H Bands.

Just a few hours south last Friday, the 28-year-old from Woodward, Okla., [click to continue…]

Austin Arneson cashes in on his 1st USMTS win. Mike Spivey Photo

Austin Arneson cashes in on his 1st USMTS win. Mike Spivey Photo

BAYTOWN, Texas—Opening night of the 6th Annual USMTS Texas Spring Nationals was a coming out party for rookie contenders with Austin Arneson leading the charge and celebrating his career-first United States Modified Touring Series victory.

Arneson, 23, started the Mesilla Valley Transportation “A” Main at the Royal Purple Raceway [click to continue…]

2015 starts with a drivers meeting for Lakeside Speedway. Mike Spivey Photo

2015 starts with a drivers meeting for Lakeside Speedway. Mike Spivey Photo

Silver Lake, KS – After an off-season of twists, turns and flips, the 2015 racing season for Lakeside Speedway will get underway Saturday afternoon.

Don Marrs, and his staff, will hold a driver’s meeting at noon on Saturday February 21st, 2015. The meeting will be held at the Kansas City Airport Marriott (775 Brasilia Avenue _ Kansas City, Missouri 64153). [click to continue…]

Darren Bennett. Reed Bros. Racing Photos

Darren Bennett. Reed Bros. Racing Photos


In The Pits would like to send out our thoughts and prayers to local racer, Darren Bennett and his family. Last night Darren lost his nephew, Colin Bennett, in an accident. No parents should ever have to face the days ahead following a tragedy like this. Please keep Darren and his family in your thoughts and prayers daily. The racing family takes care of their own and this is a time of need for one family.

I-35I-35 Speedway continues to make improvements and now have raised the payout on two more classes. USRA B-Mod will now pay $400 to win and $65 to start the feature each and every Saturday night of exciting racing. Not only is the B-Mod purse increased, our newest class, E-Mod, will also see an increase to $200 to win and $35 to start the feature. Now even more incentive to race I-35 Speedway in Winston, MO “Dirt Trackin at its Best”. Remember these dates: 3/15 Test and Tune, 3/22 USMTS Modifieds, USRA Iron Man B-Mods, and Stock cars, and 3/28 our season opener and first point race. Please check out the chart below for full payout in all classes. [click to continue…]

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Racing action will continue to be at it's best in 2015. Larry Mzhickteno  Photo

Racing action will continue to be at it’s best in 2015. Larry Mzhickteno Photo


One thing you won’t see this off-season is a story about how Thunder Hill Speedway has reinvented itself. And that’s pretty much okay with the Conkwright family, who have owned the Mayetta speedplant since 2010. “One thing I always hated,” Mike Conkwright said, “was when a promoter had a bigger, better idea that ended up forcing me to rebuild my race car for no good reason. What we wanted here is stability, and I think we have it.” [click to continue…]

Ryan Gustin 'reaps' the win at Shady Oaks. Mike Spivey Photo

Ryan Gustin ‘reaps’ the win at Shady Oaks. Mike Spivey Photo

GOLIAD, Texas-Ryan Gustin wrapped up the three-day opening event for the USMTS Casey’s Cup Series powered by S&S Fishing & Rental Saturday with a hard-fought victory at the Shady Oaks Speedway in Goliad, Texas.

Returning to victory lane in USMTS competition for the first time in more than a year, the 24-year-old from Marshalltown, Iowa, pocketed $4,000 in winning the 40-lap main event. [click to continue…]

Close, competitive racing at ACR. Reed Bros. Racing Photos

Close, competitive racing at ACR. Reed Bros. Racing Photos

Registration and rules meeting for ACR is set for Saturday February 21st at 9 am. Location is the Elks club in the 600 block of Kansas Ave. You can’t miss us.

Number renewal is due on or before that day as well as pit spot renewals. Updated rules will be discussed as well as the many new events that ACR will have to offer in the 2015 season. ACR continues to improve [click to continue…]

Scott breaks, Ramirez takes USMTS win at Shady Oaks Speedway

GOLIAD, Texas-Dereck Ramirez was in the right place at the right time Friday night and took down the main event win at the Shady Oaks Speedway as the USMTS Casey’s Cup Series powered by S&S Fishing & Rental completed Round 2 of the MVT Gulf Coast Border Region presented by Day Motor Sports. The 28-year-old […]

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Whiteaker made in the shade, conquers USMTS opener at Shady Oaks Speedway

GOLIAD, Texas-Two weeks ago when the United States Modified Touring Series season opener was canceled at the South Texas Speedway, the commute for Corpus Christi’s Steve Whiteaker Jr. went from a few blocks to more than 80 miles when the event moved to the Shady Oaks Speedway in Goliad, Texas. But the best part of […]

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$1500.00 in Bonus Checks to be handed out at select CARB Night Events in 2015!

Kenny’s Tile Racing, based in Grandview, Missouri has partnered with Central Auto Racing Boosters to offer a $500 Winner’s Bonus at 3 “C.A.R.B. Night at the Races” Events during the 2015 season. The following Classes will see an increase in the winner’s paycheck on “C.A.R.B. Night at the Races” at the following Race Tracks: 1. […]

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Kenny’s Tile Racing Adds Bonus To MLRA Schedule

(Wheatland, MO) — Kenny’s Tile Racing, based in Grandview, Missouri has partnered with Lucas Oil MLRA and Lucas Oil Speedway to offer a $500 Winner’s Bonus at (5) MLRA events at Lucas Oil Speedway during the 2015 season. “Travis and Brad and the entire crew at Kenny’s Tile Racing are great supporters of grass roots […]

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RacinDirt.com to carry live USMTS action from Shady Oaks Speedway

GOLIAD, Texas-The season-opening event for the United States Modified Touring Series will take place this weekend at the Shady Oaks Speedway in Goliad, Texas, and RacinDirt.com will be there to bring the action into the living rooms of those who can’t.

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NCRA Modified 2015 Schedule Announced!

Park City, Kansas – February 10, 2015 – The 3rd Annual “Modified Spring Scramble” will kick off another exciting season for the National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products modified division as thirteen races in four states dot the 2015 schedule with one new venue among them. The 17th […]

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It’s On At Humboldt Speedway During The Battle @ The Bullring!

Silver Lake, KS – As a race promoter you want to come up with a signature race for your track. An event that is so big nobody can pass it up. Not the fans. Not the racers. Nobody! The Whitworth family, owners of Humboldt Speedway, have come up with another signature series event; The Battle […]

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2015 Schedule for NCRA Late Models Released!

Park City, Kansas – February 10, 2015 – The National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products late model 2015 schedule has been released with nine events slated at five different venues and one new track slated. The 32 year for the NCRA late model tour will kick off on […]

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