Thursday, March 5, 2015

94d44740-e72a-400f-a3ca-a380386f5396WHEATLAND, MO (March 3rd, 2015) – Officials with Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri and Lawless Harley-Davidson in Scott City, Missouri are pleased to announce a unique incentive program for Lucas Oil Speedway racers in 2015. One lucky competitor in 2015 will receive a brand new 2015 Harley-Davidson® XG750 – Street™ 750 Motorcycle at the Budweiser Weekly Series Championship Awards Banquet courtesy of Lawless Harley-Davidson. [click to continue…]

Terry Phillips has won a few late model races at Lakeside Speewday Lloyd Collins FastTrackPhotos.Net

Terry Phillips has won a few late model races at Lakeside Speewday Lloyd Collins FastTrackPhotos.Net

WHEATLAND, MO (March 4th, 2015) – The Lucas Oil MLRA is pleased to announce its return to Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas this coming season. The 4/10 mile oval sits just north of Kansas Speedway and has hosted the Lucas Oil MLRA every season since its conversion to dirt in 2000, less the 2011 season which was flooded out, and last year. The 2015 show will run over Labor Day weekend on Friday, September 4th, setting up a two show weekend. [click to continue…]

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…]

Gustin gets Valentine’s Day victory in USMTS showdown at Shady Oaks Speedway

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, […]

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Rules and Registration Meeting Coming For ACR!

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 […]

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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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