Wednesday, July 30, 2014

A jubilant Kerry Davis emerges from his winning USRA Modified. Chris Bork CB Race Photos

A jubilant Kerry Davis emerges from his winning USRA Modified. Chris Bork CB Race Photos

Wheatland, MO- (July 27th, 2014)- Hot temps and hot action on the track were the themes of the night this past Saturday, July 26th as Kerry Davis, Jeremy Kelley, Kris Jackson, and David Hendrix all visited RACEceiver Victory Lane on US 97 Ozarks Food Harvest Food Drive Night at Lucas Oil Speedway.

After track officials did a little minor prep work on the 3/8th mile dirt oval during the intermission, [click to continue…]

Smiling for the camera is Danny Holt with Allan Covert and Jerry Covert. Larry Mzhickteno Photo

Smiling for the camera is Danny Holt with Allan Covert and Jerry Covert. Larry Mzhickteno Photo

Mayetta, KS – It was a hot muggy night on the race track at Thunder Hill Speedway for the annual Covert Memorial night. The fans were treated to some exciting racing to help soothe them over in the heat! Danny Holt won the IMCA Modified Feature taking home the ‘Big’ Trophy & Tool Box supplied by the Covert Family. Holt drove from 9th to take his 3rd win of the season (2nd in the last 3 races). Holt had to hold off the early leader Clay Hale for the win. Eddie Schwope Jr. got out to the early lead after an opening lap incident and took home a strong win in the IMCA N. Sport Mod Feature, in the IMCA Stock Car Feature Marvin Griffith Jr. flexed his muscle on the way to win #2 on the season and Tyler Hinrichs was able to hold on and win feature #2 on the year as well in the IMCA Hobby Stock ranks. [click to continue…]

Wyatt Burks talks in victory lane after picking up a sprint car win. Donnie Clausen Photo

Wyatt Burks talks in victory lane after picking up a sprint car win. Donnie Clausen Photo

Lebanon, MO(July 26, 2014)-Making his second ever start with the WAR Series presented by Impact Signs, Awnings, and Wraps, Wyatt Burks picked up his first career win on Saturday night at Lebanon Midway Speedway.

Burks and Chris Parkinson led the field to the green flag with Burks getting out front early to lead lap one. Adam Jones worked his way past Parkinson to move into second on lap two and a lap later Jones was putting heavy pressure on Burks for the top spot. [click to continue…]

cms(Warrensburg, MO) Smokin’ hot summer nights mean but one thing to dirt-track aficionados … get your race on time! Race night it was as Central Missouri Speedway (CMS) once again opened the gates for drivers and fans on another night of weekly championship action for Heartland Waste race night with 68 cars on hand competing in 15 total events.

Six Pure Stocks signed in for competition for their heat race and main-event action. Previous feature winner from a few weeks back, Kyle Rowland returned for another CMS visit and claimed the heat race ahead of another previous main-event winner, Darrin Christy of Kansas City and point’s leader Leroy Morrison. [click to continue…]

Rodney Sanders pockets $20,000 in Mn. RacinDirt Photo

Rodney Sanders pockets $20,000 in Mn. RacinDirt Photo

SPRING VALLEY, Minn.-In the highly-competitive sport of dirt modified racing, Rodney Sanders earned the title of King of America just four short months ago, and now the 24-year-old from Happy, Texas, is the King of the World.

Saturday night at the Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn., Sanders rocketed into the lead on lap 10, and then rolled in victory lane 90 laps later as the winner of the 4th Annual World Modified Dirt Track Championship presented by Red Tail Tackle. [click to continue…]

Grain Valley, MO. – It was a dream night for Randal Schiffelbein Jr. at Valley Speedway. Schiffelbein collected his 1st win in a B Mod on Saturday night holding off Chad Staus and Brad Smith for the big win. In the Outlaw Street Feature Michael Mullins collected win #5 on the season. Mullins started up front and finished there as he wired the field. Corey Vandevort took home the victory in the Dirt Demon division. It was another feature but the same end result in the Mod Lite class. David Raffurty took home the win keeping it in the family for yet another week at Valley Speedway. [click to continue…]

USRA Modified make up feature from July 12, 2014 would kick off a great night of racing action at I-35 Speedway. Derrick Hicks #78 would lead every lap only to be denied the victory when dealing with lap traffic and damage to the rear fender would cripple his chances for the win. Metal would fly loose from the #78 and snatch the victory away on the final lap as Jim Hopkins #71 would claim the victory. Hopkins was a tight second place the entire race and the beneficiary of Hicks’ misfortune as the #71 would hold off all challengers on a green white checkered finish. Shane Bailey #5d would drive his way to second with Bud Wilson #75 third. [click to continue…]

SalinaSpeedway (2)Salina, KS – Firsts are something to remember. Everyone at some time or another has a first something in their life. First job, first check, first kiss, etc. etc. Jesse Richter will remember his 1st win of the 2014 season in the Belleville Motor Sports IMCA Modified division.

The night didn’t start out as Richter had planned. A 4th place finish in the 2nd heat didn’t give him a lot of hope for the feature. Starting outside the 2nd row for the feature gave him a glimmer of hope and that is all he would need. [click to continue…]

Modified racing action continues with USMTS! RacinDirt Photo

Modified racing action continues with USMTS! RacinDirt Photo

SPRING VALLEY, Minn.-After 223 laps or intense racing in three classes Saturday, Mother Nature seemed to decide that everybody was having more fun than they deserve and forced Deer Creek Speedway officials to postpone the night’s final 27 laps until Saturday at the 4th Annual World Modified Dirt Track Championship presented by Red Tail Tackle.

Drizzle began peppering the high-banked 3/8-mile clay oval during the “B” Mains, [click to continue…]

In a paint scheme honoring his late father, Doug Keller went on to the win. Reed Bros. Racing Photos

In a paint scheme honoring his late father, Doug Keller went on to the win. Reed Bros. Racing Photos

Atchison, KS – It was another hot July night in the cage at Atchison County Raceway! When it was all said and done there were some repeat winners standing in the winner’s circle. Steven Corning, who won the Mid-season points championship, picked off another win in the Hobby Stocks, Doug Keller returned to victory lane in the B Mod division, it was a 2nd consecutive win for Brandon Crockett in the Street Stock feature, Wayne Brooke was the top dog in the E Mods once again, it was business as usual for James Lemke who won the Sport Compact Feature and Dakota Earls continued his dominating season by winning the Jr. Sprint Feature. [click to continue…]

Worth Harley Davidson Night at the Races Lakeside Speedway

Grand Nationals took to the half mile of dirt and would put on a show to get the action started for a great night of feature racing. Starting from the pole position heat race winner Austin Johnson #98 would battle fellow heat race winner Chris Littrell #22 in a drag race towards turn one with […]

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Oren Covert Memorial Sat Night At Thunder Hill

Mayetta, KS – Saturday night Thunder Hill Speedway honors one of the greats of local racing from the past, Oren Covert. Oren Covert was a longtime local racer who raced for years.

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Nichols Gets Win #2 At Thunder Hill Speedway

Mayetta, KS – Former IMCA Stock Car National Champ, Mike Nichols, picked off his 2nd feature win in 3 weeks at Thunder Hill Speedway on Saturday night. Nichols started in the 5th row and still managed to find a way to win. Another driver making the long haul weekly to Thunder Hill is Jeff Jones. […]

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Bowers Doubles Up At HPT

Topeka, KS – For the 2nd straight week Steven Bowers Jr. has taken home the hardware in the USRA Modified division at Heartland Park Topeka. Bowers started 7th in the A Main but wasted no time getting to the front and taking the lead and running away with the win. Dakota Foster finally got into […]

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Scott Bloomquist Blisters Field in Silver Dollar Nationals at I-80 Speedway

GREENWOOD, NE (July 19, 2014) – Scott Bloomquist led all 80 laps to win the Fourth Annual Silver Dollar Nationals on Saturday Night at I-80 Speedway. Bloomquist, in his Ole Smoky Moonshine, Sweet-Bloomquist Ford earned $30,000 for his first-ever victory in the event. Brian Birkhofer finished second, followed Jimmy Owens, Billy Moyer, and Jason Feger. […]

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Chappell Scores WAR Win at Springfield

Springfield, MO(July 19, 2014)-In a race that saw multiple lead changes and lots of passing throughout the field, Zach Chappell emerged victorious with the WAR Series presented by Impact Signs, Awnings, and Wraps on Saturday night at Springfield Raceway.

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Wray On Top Of Stock Cars At I-35 Speedway

With a full pits and packed bleachers the USRA Stock Cars were the first to take the track in their make-up feature for July 12th 2014. Jake Cameron #86c would jump to the early lead and never look back on his way to claiming victory number one in this 2014 racing season. Cameron was challeneged […]

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Jim Moody Sails to Victory in USRA Modified Action at Central Missouri Speedway!

(Warrensburg, MO) A warm but pleasant night for race fans and drivers was the recipe for success at Central Missouri Speedway on KDKD 95.3 Radio race night. Jim Moody motored back to the front to win his fourth feature in the USRA Modified class, Jacob Ebert grabbed his second B-Modified feature win this season, Brett […]

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