Saturday, November 28, 2015

Justin Russell, with son Blaine, after a victory during the 2015 season. CB Race Photos

Justin Russell, with son Blaine, after a victory during the 2015 season. CB Race Photos

Wheatland, MO (November 24, 2015) – Nearly two months have passed since Justin Russell claimed his first Lucas Oil Speedway track championship. Before turning his full attention to 2016, Russell is letting the euphoric feeling sink in a little longer.

“It still seems unbelievable,” Russell said of his four-point championship margin over Payton Looney for the Alps Food Store ULMA Late Model championship. [click to continue…]

Lucas-MLRA-logoDES MOINES, IOWA (November 20th, 2015) – Heading into the 28th straight year of racing, Lucas Oil MLRA series officials are pleased to announce the schedule of events for the coming year. Several traditional weekends remain, with a return to some familiar venues and a new track or two thrown in.

“It’s always important to lay out a good schedule and to let all of our fans and [click to continue…]

motorsportskc1Motorsports of KC welcomes the start of the holiday season with our Thanksgiving Customer Appreciation Sale. No black Fridays here, we’re going to celebrate all week long with our traditional 5%-15% customer discounts on all the products in the store, as well as discounts on any special order items you might need. Sale dates are Mon-Sat, Nov. 23-28, closed Thanksgiving Day. We are on winter hours now, but we will be here Monday this week for all those who might be traveling over the holidays. [click to continue…]

scrantonWheatland, MO (November 17, 2015) – Long-time southwest Missouri sports journalist Lyndal Scranton has been named Public Relations Director for Lucas Oil Speedway, track General Manager Dan Robinson announced on Wednesday.

Scranton recently took early retirement from the Springfield News-Leader after a 36-year career with the newspaper, including the last 30 as the motorsports reporter. He will be inducted in December into the Ozarks Area Racers Foundation Hall of Fame in the pioneer division. [click to continue…]

Turkey Bowl IX
Springfield Raceway…
Saturday November 28th.
LATEMODEL, A MODS, B MODS…Legends [click to continue…]

Fort Scott's, Andy Bryant, wins the USRA B Mod Championship! Chris Bork Photo

Fort Scott’s, Andy Bryant, wins the USRA B Mod Championship! Chris Bork Photo

WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (Nov. 10)-The United States Racing Association closed the curtain on the 2015 season Oct. 25, and with points tallied and audited, the USRA has officially crowned four drivers from four states as 2015 USRA National Champions. [click to continue…]

lucasWheatland, MO (November 9th, 2015) – The Lodge at Old Kinderhook in Camdenton, Missouri became home to over 200 drivers, crew members, sponsors, family and friends on Saturday night as the Annual Lucas Oil Speedway Champions Banquet took place. Lucas Oil Speedway officially crowned the 2015 Season Champions in each of the four Budweiser Weekly Racing Series Classes. [click to continue…]


Wheatland, MO (November 5th, 2015) – With the paint barely dry on the 10th season of racing action in Wheatland, Missouri, Lucas Oil Speedway officials are pleased to release the following tentative 2016 event schedule. Highlights include the expansion of the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling Nationals to a 2-day event, the Jesse Hockett/Daniel McMillin Memorial expands to 3-days with $10,000 to the winner on Saturday night, and the Lucas Oil Monster Truck Nationals moves to October to coincide with our traditional Halloween event. [click to continue…]


Jason Hughes keeps on winning. USMTS

Jason Hughes keeps on winning. USMTS

ARDMORE, Okla.-When the United States Modified Touring Series made its most recent appearance in September at the Featherlite Fall Jamboree, Jason Hughes left the Land of 10,000 Lakes with a sweep of all three nights and pocket full of cash.

A month and a half later, the veteran from Watts, Okla., showed no signs of slowing down Tuesday night as he dominated the main event at the Southern Oklahoma Speedway in Ardmore, Okla. [click to continue…]

I-35Having just completed the 2015 racing season, I-35 Speedway is pleased to announce the 2016 Tentative Schedule listed below. Once again the weekly racing will feature the USRA A Modified, USRA B Modified, USRA Stock Car, and the non-sanctioned Grand Nationals, Hobby Stock, and E Modified classes. The track will once again host the Non-Wing Sprints, the Show Me Vintage Racers, and the Midwest Lightning Sprints as guest classes. New in 2016 will be the United Late Model Association (ULMA) Late Models as the guest class on April 16, 2016. [click to continue…]

Powers Looks to Claim Repeat NCRA Mod Title This Saturday Night!

Park City, Kansas – October 20, 2015 – The 17th consecutive season for the National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products modified division will come to a close this coming Saturday night, October 24, at 81 Speedway in Park City and once again the battle for the 2015 championship […]

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USMTS awards banquet set for Jan. 30 in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Kan.-The United States Modified Touring Series will celebrate the accomplishments of the dedicated drivers, along with their families and crew members, at the annual USMTS awards banquet on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at the Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. In addition to drivers, crew members, track officials and sponsors, fans are […]

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Passing Of Another Area Racing Great

In The Pits was saddened to learn this week of the passing of one of the area greats in racing, Gerry Harrison. Gerry was remembered as a fierce and tough competitors whenever he showed up to a track. We would like to send out our prayers and thoughts to the family and friends of Gerry’s […]

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Fuqua, Zevenbergen, Martin, Yeigh race to victory at 2nd Annual USRA National Championships

KANSAS CITY, Kan.-Four drivers from four states were represented in victory lane Saturday as the 2nd Annual USRA National Championships wrapped up at the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan. After multiple qualifying heats, last chance races and pole dashes, the USRA Hobby Stocks kicked off the first of four championship main events for the […]

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Second night of USRA National Championships sees Sanders, Falck, Bryant, Link take charge

KANSAS CITY, Kan.-The Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., hosted the second night of the 2nd Annual USRA National Championships Friday night with a near-perfect track surface producing outstanding battles throughout the show. Rebounding from Thursday’s program where he failed to qualify for the main event, Rodney Sanders claimed the victory in the 20-lap USRA […]

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Simpson, Warman, and Smoot all Winners at Atchison County Raceway! 2015 Cageman Series Champion and Feature Winner Brad Simpson #30

Kicking off the night’s great racing action Sport Compacts would race forwards and backwards to the checkers. The four contenders would have to race from the flag stand to the line on the backstretch, then, shift into reverse and race backwards to the flag stand with the first to win two races in this manner […]

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Davis, Masters, Stephens nab opening night wins at USRA National Championships

KANSAS CITY, Kan.—After a one-hour rain delay to kick off the 2nd Annual USRA National Championships Thursday, more than 150 drivers in three classes circled the Lakeside Speedway for 266 laps in less than four hours, and three of those drivers emerged as opening night winners. Just one week removed from clinching the USRA Modified […]

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USRA National Championships kick off Wednesday

KANSAS CITY, Kan.-The 2nd Annual USRA National Championships takes place this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 15-17, at the Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., with a Wednesday night practice session to get things started. Now in its eleventh season of sanctioning weekly dirt track racing at dirt tracks across America, the United States Racing […]

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