Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Matt Dotson #88d of Hallsville, Missouri raced his way to the $3,000-to-Win USRA Modified Feature Victory by fending off challengers such as Darron Fuqua #87 as shown here. Picture by John Lee of HighFly-Nphotos.com.

Matt Dotson #88d of Hallsville, Missouri raced his way to the $3,000-to-Win USRA Modified Feature Victory by fending off challengers such as Darron Fuqua #87 as shown here. Picture by John Lee of HighFly-Nphotos.com.

(Warrensburg, MO) Matt Dotson of Hallsville, Missouri finished off a clean sweep of USRA Modified action Sunday night with a $3,000 victory during the track’s annual Memorial Day Weekend special events. It was the second night in a row Dotson topped a stellar field of the region’s best ‘Mighty Modified’ drivers he took the first step in being eligible for the track’s special event bonus money based around winning at least two of the big three holiday specials. Dotson’s total take for the weekend was a whopping $4,000 after claiming the normal $1,000-to-win victory on Saturday night plus last night’s haul. [click to continue…]

cms(Warrensburg, MO) The sun finally returned and after some hard work by the track maintenance crew, Central Missouri Speedway (CMS) fans and drivers took in a great night of racing to kick off the two-day Memorial Day race weekend!

Fans and drivers alike enjoyed some family time on the patriotic holiday weekend spending some time at CMS with 100 cars on hand. Jason Ryun from Kansas City celebrated his third CMS feature victory this year in the $500-to-win Pure Stock special feature. Matt Dotson from Hallsville, Missouri battled for the USRA Modified feature and claimed his first CMS feature win of the year. [click to continue…]

Jimmy Owens is all smiles in victory lane. Chris Bork Photo

Jimmy Owens is all smiles in victory lane. Chris Bork Photo

Wheatland, Missouri (May 29, 2016) – Jimmy Owens broke a long winless streak in major fashion Saturday night as the veteran Tennessee driver won a thrilling edition of the 24th annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtecttheHarvest.com at Lucas Oil Speedway.

Owens’ fourth Show-Me 100 triumph was worth $30,000 and ended a 13-month drought between wins. Scott Bloomquist was second and local favorite Jesse Stovall was third in a race that had a near-capacity crowd on its feet, roaring approval. [click to continue…]

Kris Jackson wins the Whitworth Memorial. Dayton Sutterby FinishLine Photograpghy

Kris Jackson wins the Whitworth Memorial. Dayton Sutterby FinishLine Photograpghy

Humboldt- With mother nature pushing the annual Whitworth Memorial Races to Sunday, area drivers took advantage of the opportunity and checked into the 3/8 mile Humboldt Speedway to chase an elusive $2000 payday in USRA / Ray’s Metal Depot B Modified action. Lebanon, Missouri’s Kris Jackson started outside the pole for the 30 lap event, along side Bonner Spring, Kansas ace Ethan Isaacs. Isaacs suffered front end damage after an incident with the turn four wall allowing Jackson to hold off several contenders, including 2015 USRA B Mod National Champion Andy Bryant and Springfield, Missouri’s JC Morton for the win. The $2000 payday was part of the annual Whitworth family memorial race held each year to honor Dwaine and Ron Whitworth, both instrumental for the tracks success and history. [click to continue…]

Chris Tuck wins the big money at ACR! Reed Bros. Racing Photos

Chris Tuck wins the big money at ACR! Reed Bros. Racing Photos

Kicking off a great night of racing action at Atchison County Raceway Hobby Stock would enter the cage with a locked and loaded field of competitors. Tobin Bartlett #28 would use heat race win momentum to take the early lead winning feature #2 this 2016 racing season at ACR. Bartlett would be challenged every lap by another heat race winner Lonnie Myers #62 who would have to settle for second on this night of competition. Jeremy Mulich #12 would enjoy his first visit to the cage this season with a solid third place showing. Another heat race winner Aaron Myers #14 would battle among the leaders the entire feature ending the night fourth. Kyle Roland #5 was big mover of the race coming thru the pack to place fifth. [click to continue…]

#20 Rodney Sanders on the way to another win. Jared Patterson Photo

#20 Rodney Sanders on the way to another win. Jared Patterson Photo

MASON CITY, Iowa (May 26) — Mother Nature spared the Mason City Motor Speedway Thursday evening, but Rodney Sanders wasn’t as kind to his fellow USMTS competitors during the “All-In” 30 presented by Diamond Jo Casino.

When the 26-year-old from Happy, Texas, streaked beneath the checkered flag at the end of the 32-lap Casey’s General Stores “A” Main, it was more than eight seconds before runner-Up Jason Hughes followed suit. [click to continue…]

a6902a11-c519-44de-bf2a-babff66cfebeWheatland, Missouri (May 25, 2016) – Jonathan Davenport picked right up where he left off at Lucas Oil Speedway.

The Georgia driver dominated Thursday night’s “Cowboy Classic” as the 24th annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtecttheHarvest.com weekend began.

Davenport earned $6,000 for his seventh Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model victory of the season and his fourth straight victory [click to continue…]

Lakeside-Speedway(2)Kansas City, KS – Lakeside Speedway knows what it means to put on a great show each and every week during race season.

Friday night May 27th, the awesome action will continue for Casey’s General Store Night at the Races!

The USRA Modifieds, USRA Stock Cars, USRA B Mods will join the ULMA Late Models for one great night of racing. [click to continue…]

Marrant_Winner_LOS_5-21-16Lucas Cattle Company ULMA drivers competed in a pair of events last weekend with two different, but very familiar faces claiming the victories. Last season’s Rookie of the Year, Dustin Hodges of Centralia, Missouri posted his first victory of the year on Friday at Callaway Raceway while Aaron Marrant continued to terrorize the Lucas Oil Speedway field by driving to his fourth-consecutive win at the track.

Callaway Raceway kicked things off on Friday with nine cars present. From the onset of the night, [click to continue…]

Great racing action returns to the cage this Friday night with all regular classes seeing action. Reminding all kids, bike races will be this Friday night with all participants must wear a helmet. The Cage always features great side by side, wheel to wheel driving action on the fast high banked 1/5th mile of dirt. Ever dreamed of following your favorite driver, witnessing what goes on behind the scene, then, be sure to sign up for driver shadowing at the souvenir stand. So come one come all to Atchison County Raceway and experience dirt track racing at its finest! [click to continue…]

Dirty dozen: 12 things to know about Show-Me 100

Wheatland, Missouri (May 25, 2016) – It’s the weekend that dirt-track racing fans long ago circled on the calendar. Now it’s here. The 24th annual Lucas Oil Show-Me 100 Presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com begins its three-night run on Thursday at Lucas Oil Speedway. Here are 12 things to know before the engines fire up: Three nights, […]

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Memorial Day Weekend Special Events Up Next at Central Missouri Speedway!

(Warrensburg, MO) After a heart-breaking end to last week’s events at CMS thanks to unexpected moisture ruining the evening, the staff at CMS is ready to swing the gates open for the first special events of the season this Saturday, May 28th and Sunday, May 29th! The two nights of competition is highlighted by the […]

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Sprint Car Showdown at Salina Speedway Postponed to June 17th

SALINA, Kan. — The Inaugural Jack Petty Memorial Sprint Car Showdown featuring the GoMuddy.com NSL/NCRA Sprint Car Series will have to wait a few more weeks. Flooding rain storms and severe weather have plagued the Speedway for the past two weeks now, not allowing racing since laps were last ran on May 13th.

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Grabouski Does It Again, Jermark, A. Charles & Sutter Also Log Wins At Thunder Hill

Mayetta, KS – Mother Nature tried to put a stop to Saturday night’s show at Thunder Hill Speedway. The word to pay attention too is, tried. Mike & Pam Conkwright and their staff stayed on top of the weather all night long and squeezed in another AWESOME night of racing at Thunder Hill Speedway. At […]

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Pepsi and L.J.S. Graphics Race Night at CMS Cut Short Due to Pesky Rain Showers!

(Warrensburg, MO) Pepsi and L.J.S. Graphics Night at the Races produced some topnotch competition during heat race action but unfortunately after only one main event concluded after rains arrived, Mother Nature foiled what was sure to be an otherwise fantastic night of racing on a beautifully prepared track for the 71 drivers and fans in […]

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Jackson takes featured B-Mod win; Marrant, Crisler, Cutshaw also prevail at Lucas Oil Speedway

Wheatland, Missouri (May 21, 2016) – Kris Jackson didn’t need to see a caution flag late in the Ozark Golf Cars B-Mod feature as it wiped out a wide lead the Lebanon driver had built. But Jackson held off a charging J.C. Morton on Saturday night and become the first two-time winner in the B-Mod […]

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Hughes continues to soar, scores USMTS trophy at Salina Highbanks Speedway

PRYOR CREEK, Okla. (May 21) — Jason Hughes has been a frequent flyer on USMTS airlines as of late, and Saturday night at the Salina Highbanks Speedway he piloted his familiar No. 12 Hughes Racing Chassis to another perfect landing in Widow Wax Victory Lane. Following up on his run from 27th to sixth in […]

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Timberline Trading Night at I-35 Speedway

Midwest Outlaw Vintage Racers would enter the track and see Jack Simmons #J2 work his way through the pack and to the front capturing the checkers in McCarthy Auto Group Winners Circle. Chris Heitman #39 would also charge to the front and place second with heat race winner Andy Wiles #53 recovering from and early […]

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