Monday, April 21, 2014

Darron Fuqua #87 works under Steven Bowers Jr. #77 on the way to the win Saturday night. Reed Bros. Racing Photos

Darron Fuqua #87 works under Steven Bowers Jr. #77 on the way to the win Saturday night. Reed Bros. Racing Photos

Darron Fuqua suffered some bad luck on Friday night. It was a night where he destroyed his Modified. Some folks might have stayed home the next night but not Fuqua. He went to HPT with a new GRT Modified chassis and went home with an easy win in the USRA Modified feature. In the USRA Stock car feature Brett Heeter didn’t have much trouble disposing of the competition as he went on to his first win of the season. David McDonald was also a new winner on the 2014 season. McDonald held off the competition to win the Pure Stock main event on the night. The only repeat winner of the night was Jake Richards in the USRA B Mod division. Richards wired the field from flag to flag to take home his 2nd straight win at HPT. [click to continue…]

Win #2 in 2 nights for B Mod racer, Brad Smith. Ron Haw Photo

Win #2 in 2 nights for B Mod racer, Brad Smith. Ron Haw Photo

USRA Racing was front and center Saturday night at Valley Speedway. Brad Smith kept his hot streak going on the weekend picking up his 2nd straight B Mod feature win on the weekend, Gunner Martin held off the competition in the A Mod division, the Midwest Mod Lite feature went to Dillon Raffurty, Michael Mullins drove from 4th to 1st to win the Outlaw Street Stock main event and Joe Jester Jr. took the top honors in the Dirt Demon division! [click to continue…]

Thomas Roberts picks up win #3 at I-35. Dan Parkinson Photo

Thomas Roberts picks up win #3 at I-35. Dan Parkinson Photo

Grand Nationals got the racing action rolling as “The Sensation” Austin Johnson #98 would use the high side to hold off heat race winner Buz Kaster #54. Johnson would hold the lead the entire race on his way to victory with a side by side finish with “The Alien” Don Marrs #9, mounting a late race charge to finish second by a fender. Pole sitter “Wamba” Buz Kaster would fade late to place third with “Biggen” Marty Powell #9p rounding out the field. [click to continue…]

In victory lane for the 2nd time Mitchell Moore - John Lee High Fly'N Photos

In victory lane for the 2nd time Mitchell Moore – John Lee High Fly’N Photos

Fulton, MO(April 18, 2014)-As the WAR Sprint Series presented by Impact Signs, Awnings, and Wraps made their first ever appearance at the Callaway Raceway, it was Mitchell Moore making it two for two on the season Friday night.

The A-main got off to a rough start as Mark Finnell made contact with Peter Palazzolo on the backstretch. John Helm, left with no place to go, would run into him and Finnell would get upside down. [click to continue…]

It was all smiles for Allie Mulich who got her 1st win in her 1st race. Reed Bros. Racing Photos

It was all smiles for Allie Mulich who got her 1st win in her 1st race. Reed Bros. Racing Photos

It was a packed house at Atchison County Raceway for opening night Friday! A total of 68 competitors checked in to battle it out at the Ultimate Cage Match. The big winner of the night was Allie Mulich in the E-Mod division. Mullich in her first night out in the E Mod division took home the win over a large field of competitors. Steven Corning held on to win the Hobby Stock main event by holding off Tobin Bartlett, Truman Asher out dueled Bryan Rigsby for the win in the B Mod division, Billy Spillman put on a charge from 6th to 1st in the Street Stock feature, in the Sport Compacts James Lemke was the victor and Dakota Earls took home the win the Jr. Sprint Division. [click to continue…]

The 9D8 of Paden Phillips goes to the winner's circle. Dayton Sutterby FinishLine Photography

The 9D8 of Paden Phillips goes to the winner’s circle. Dayton Sutterby FinishLine Photography

USRA/McCarthy Auto Group Modifieds is a tough act, and winning a feature against 14 other first class drivers is no easy feat. Paden Phillips, a rising star in the Modified ranks nationwide from Chanute, Ks joined these elite ranks Friday night, winning wire to wire in the face of intense competition. [click to continue…]

It's another win for the winningest dirt mod driver at Lakeside Speedway, Tim Karrick. Dan Parkinson Photo

It’s another win for the winningest dirt mod driver at Lakeside Speedway, Tim Karrick. Dan Parkinson Photo

Kansas City, KS – Friday, April 18, 2014 – Tim Karrick left no doubt tonight as to why he has over a dozen track championships to his credit in the 25-lap, USRA A-Modified feature. Taking the lead early, the Basehor, KS driver hit all his marks consistently lap after lap, holding off all competitors on his way to victory lane. On the last lap, Mark Schafman was able to briefly pull along-side Karrick but ran out of tires when he needed them the most.

He would finish second to the hard charger [click to continue…]

Wilson_Binning_Callaway_4-11-14The Lucas Cattle Company quietly kicked off its eighth season last weekend with one points-earning event; however, a pair of events awaits drivers and fans this weekend with outings scheduled at Callaway Raceway in Fulton, Missouri Friday and the season opener at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri Saturday. [click to continue…]

cms(Warrensburg, MO) Work continues on the grounds at Central Missouri Speedway but the track is ready to rock and roll for drivers hoping to shake their cars down one final time prior to opening night.

Saturday’s practice will take place in the early evening hours with gates opening at 4:30 and cars hitting the track at 6. The session is expected to last until approximately 9 p.m. All car classes are welcome to practice. [click to continue…]

Lakeside will now use passing points and a roll of the dice for lineup help. Dan Parkinson Photo

Lakeside will now use passing points and a roll of the dice for lineup help. Dan Parkinson Photo

Beginning April 18, 2014, Lakeside Speedway will begin utilizing passing points to determine feature line ups. Racers and fans each have a difference of opinion on how to determine line ups. Racers prefer drawing for their heat races and then having the best cars work their way to the front of the feature line up by their heat finishes. This usually means the best cars start up front and sometimes we do not see any passing. Fans have always preferred some kind of invert to ensure [click to continue…]

Spring Scramble A Success At 81 Speedway

By David Smith Jr., NCRA PR – Park City, Kansas – April 14, 2014 – Thomas Tillison, Jr. and Ryan Gustin were the big winners as the 2014 season opener for the National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products modified division kicked off with the second annual modified “Spring […]

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Rowland smokes USMTS field at Salina

PRYOR CREEK, Okla. (April 12) — Bryan Rowland made the most of his pole starting position Saturday night at the Salina Highbanks Speedway, leading all 30 laps of the main event for the USMTS Casey’s Cup powered by Swan Energy. “The car was perfect tonight,” Rowland said in victory lane. “We got the draw we […]

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Spring Nats Finale Goes To Payne

Wheatland, MO (April 12, 2014) – Racing from the outside pole Saturday night at Lucas Oil Speedway, Jeremy Payne worked underneath Tony Jackson Jr. with a lapped car between them and rolled on to Lucas Oil MLRA win in the Fox 22 Spring Nationals Presented by RacingJunk.com. Once out front Payne worked the top side […]

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Powell Goes For 2 In A Row In Stock Car Feature

Race Night number 2 on the season came and went at Heartland Park Topeka. Jim Powell Jr., looking to repeat in the USRA Stock Car division, did just that by holding off Steve Herrick and Brett Heeter for the repeat feature win. Randy Kohn also found himself in victory lane for the 2nd consecutive week […]

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Elliott Gets 2nd Win At I-35 Speedway

Grand National action got the exciting night of racing at I-35 Speedway started off right as they went green to white to checkers in their feature. The Moose was truly loose on this night of racing as Houston Johnson #97 would dominate both the heat race and the feature, for his first victory of this […]

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Hayden Pockets Pure Stock Money At Humboldt Speedway

April 11, 2014; history was made at Humboldt Speedway, as promoters Rhenda and Ryan Whitworth presented the first ever $1000.00 to win Pure Stock feature. For those not familiar, as the name implies “Pure Stock” is the elemental class of the four divisions at the speedway. Cars are intended to be as close to street […]

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Stovall Dominates Night 1 of Spring Nationals at Lucas Oil Speedway

Wheatland, MO (April 11, 2014) – Friday night at Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri, Jesse Stovall shook the monkey off his back as he dominated the 30 lap, LucasOil MLRA main event. Stovall, a former track champion there, in the Modified division, had never been able to crack RACEceiver Victory Lane in the Super […]

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Schmitt, Smith seize spotlight in USRA Iron Man Challenge at Lakeside Speedway

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (April 11) — USRA Stock Cars and USRA B-Mods battled it out at the Lakeside Speedway Friday night for the inaugural Iron Man Challenge event at the historic clay oval in Kansas City, Kan. In the end, two drivers who had to settle for runner-up finishes in points championships last year came […]

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