Monday, March 30, 2015

Allie Mulich works her way to the opening night win in the E Mod division. Dan Parkinson Photo

Allie Mulich works her way to the opening night win in the E Mod division. Dan Parkinson Photo

The ever growing and always exciting E-Mod class was the first to take to the track getting the action off to a fast pace start to an awesome night of racing. Allie Mulich #90 would use an outside front row starting position and hold off all challengers on her way to victory lane. Mulich would be challenged early by young Nicholas Carpenter #33 who would fade in the later stages of the race, with Scotty Grenier #25 mounting a challenge for the lead late. [click to continue…]

$10,500 to Jason Hughes at Humboldt Speedway. USMTS photo

$10,500 to Jason Hughes at Humboldt Speedway. USMTS photo


HUMBOLDT, Kan.-Jason Hughes stalked Dereck Ramirez for 57 laps Saturday night at the Humboldt Speedway, finally pounced on an opportunity to take the lead on lap 58, and then paced the final 43 circuits to capture the victory in the King of America V Modified Nationals presented by Chix Gear Racewear.

In addition to his 2010 United States Modified Touring Series National Championship trophy, the 40-year-old from Watts, Okla., has won every USMTS major event at least once, but his 124th career USMTS triumph Saturday may be the sweetest of all. [click to continue…]

After a post race DQ, Andy Bryant takes home win. USRA Photo

After a post race DQ, Andy Bryant takes home win. USRA Photo

HUMBOLDT, Kan.-Andy Bryant drove a good race, but settled for second when he crossed the finish line at the end of the 20-lap USRA B-Mod feature Saturday night at the Humboldt Speedway on the final night of the King of America V presented by Chix Gear.

It wasn’t until several minutes later he learned that Kris Jackson, who crossed the finish line a half-car-length ahead of Bryant, was disqualified during post-race technical inspections. [click to continue…]

Arnold LesterMAYETTA- Lester “Kit-tam-wa” Arnold, 82, of Mayetta, KS passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. He was born March 22, 1933 in Holton, Kansas, the son of William and Leona (Pahmahmie) Arnold.

Lester attended Nieve Country School in Jackson County and later earned his G.E.D. He served in the United States Army from 1953 – 1955 during the Korean Conflict. Lester was a self-employed painter since 1979 and had previously worked for Goodyear Rubber and Tire Company.

He was a member of the Potawatomi United Methodist Church, Wa-te-se American Legion Post #410 and Citizen Potawatomi Nation.

Lester married Wanda C. Fitzsimmons in May 8, 1965 in Topeka. She preceded him in death on March 24, 1987. He was also preceded in death by a son, Joseph Arnold July 18, 2006 and a brother, Albert Arnold. [click to continue…]

mlraWHEATLAND, MO (March 26th, 2015) – Cedar Falls, Iowa based Performance Bodies has supported the Lucas Oil MLRA on a regular basis for many seasons. Series officials are elated to announce the agreement has grown to a multi-year partnership, with more offered to the racers than ever before. There will not only be nightly winners of Performance Bodies products, but also a special prize at the yearend banquet. [click to continue…]

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WHEATLAND, MO (March 26th, 2015) – The richest and largest Dirt Late Model event in the State of Missouri, the 23rd Annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com is now less than 60 days away! The 23rd edition of the event held annually on Memorial Day Weekend, will take place on May 21st-23rd at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. [click to continue…]

I-35Due to wet conditions and cold temperatures, I-35 Speedway is moving opening night for the weekly series to Sunday March 29, 2015. Pit gates will open at 2:00 p.m., grandstand gates open at 3:00 p.m,, driver’s meeting at 4:30 p.m., hot laps at 5:00 p.m. with races starting at 5:30 p.m. Join us for another exciting race night at I-35 Speedway, where you experience dirt trackin at its’ best.

Lester Arnold worked his magic on a hot rod of Mike Odell's. Reed Bros. Racing Photos

Lester Arnold worked his magic on a hot rod of Mike Odell’s. Reed Bros. Racing Photos

Silver, KS – I was at a function with my daughter tonight when I got a text message from my brother John. It simply read that Lester Arnold passed away today.

It was sad to hear the news.

So many times we are on the sites or on tv talking about driver X and what amazing things he can do, the crew chief that makes all the right calls or the sponsors that plugged in a bunch of money to make an event happen. [click to continue…]

king15-WedxxxxxxxHUMBOLDT, Kan.-The who’s who of dirt modified racing will invade the Humboldt Speedway this week for the King of America V presented by Chix Gear, and although there is nothing like being there we’ve got the next best thing where the seat is probably more comfortable and the concession stand is just a few steps away in your kitchen.

Set for this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 26-28, all three days of this week’s blockbuster event will be broadcast live online by the RacinDirt-the most respected and talented live and on-demand video providers in short track racing today. [click to continue…]

The Reaper, Ryan Gustin, is regaining his championship form. Kenny South Photo

The Reaper, Ryan Gustin, is regaining his championship form. Kenny South Photo


WINSTON, Mo.-As the United States Modified Touring Series invaded the I-35 Speedway for the 14th time in 14 seasons Sunday, Ryan Gustin scored his third USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by S&S Fishing & Rental victory of the year and third of his career at the clay oval in Winston, Mo.

Keith Foss beat polesitter Nick Nevins to the first corner at the start of the 40-lap main event and led the first 13 laps before problems under the hood of Nevins’s machine ended his night and brought out the first and only caution flag of the race. [click to continue…]

Wray, Bryant bag USRA Holley Iron Man Series checkers at I-35 Speedway

WINSTON, Mo.-Round 2 of the Holley Iron Man Series took place at the I-35 Speedway in Winston, Mo., Sunday, with Dean Wray (USRA Stock Cars) and Andy Bryant (USRA B-Mods) taking the top prizes home. In the USRA Stock Car main event, Todd Staley drew the pole and led the first half of the 20-lap […]

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Jackson, Isaacs share spotlight in USRA Holley Iron Man Series opener at Humboldt

HUMBOLDT, Kan.-Steve Jackson and Ethan Isaacs celebrated in victory lane Saturday night at the Humboldt Speedway after capturing the season-opening wins in the USRA Holley Iron Man Series. The veteran dirt racer from Polk City, Iowa, who has nearly three decades behind the wheel, took the lead from Brandon Hare on lap 7 of the […]

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Scott returns to USMTS winner’s circle at Humboldt

HUMBOLDT, Kan.-Stormy Scott’s 2015 debut with the United States Modified Touring Series couldn’t have gone any better for the Las Cruces, N.M., racer as he led every lap of a competitive main event at the Humboldt Speedway to kick off the MSD Central Region presented by Day Motor Sports.

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Sunday Action Kicks Off Racing At I-35 Speedway

SUNDAY, SUNDAY, SUNDAY, the United States Modified Touring Series along with the USRA B Mods and USRA Stock Cars invade I-35 Speedway for an exciting evening of racing. The March 22 event will see the pit gates open at 3 P.M., the front gate open at 4 p.m., hot laps at 5:30, racing at 6 […]

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NCRA Sprint Opener Now Pays $6000 to Win!

Park City, Kansas – March 18, 2015 – Officials with the National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products are proud to announce the season opener for the series sprint car division just got a bit more enticing. What has paid $5000 to win the past couple of years will […]

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21st Annual CARB Golf Tourney Upcoming!

The 21st Annual CARB Golf Tournament will be held on May 17, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Painted Hills Golf Course, 7101 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas 66112. 4- Men/Women Scramble — Entry Fee is $70.00 per player/$280.00 per team (includes green fees, cart, and dinner at completion of tournament). Entries and Money are Due […]

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Entries Piling Up For 2nd Annual Liquid Nitro B Mod Nationals

Springfield, Mo.- Pre-Entries are starting to roll-in for the 2nd Annual Liquid Nitro B Mod Nationals paying 6600 to win and 1300 to start to be held at the “ Quick-Quarter” of the Springfield Raceway being held on April 8th through the 11th.

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Modified elites riddle entry list for nationally-televised King of America V

HUMBOLDT, Kan.-The nation’s elite open-wheel dirt modified drivers will descend on the Humboldt Speedway in Humboldt, Kan., for the fifth straight year for the King of America V presented by Chix Gear on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, March 26-28. Pre-entered drivers as of March 17: 1. 98 John Allen, Chanute, Kan. 2. 20 Trevor Anderson, […]

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