Strong Field Invades the Buckeye State to Kick off 24th Season of Sunoco American Late Model Series

ROSSBURG, OH — Apr. 28, 2018 — The Sunoco American Late Model Series kicked off its 24th season of racing on the biggest stage in all of dirt track racing. The famed ½ (0.500)-mile high-banked dirt oval of Eldora Speedway (OH), located just east of the Indiana/Ohio state line in Rossburg, OH was the site for the 2018 season opener, the $5,000-to-win Late Model LidLifter. This event was the first of four appearances of the season at Eldora and 88th all-time event at the Buckeye State oval, the most of…

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BOLD MOVE NETS DEREK PUGH FIRST PRO TRUCK WIN AT AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY

L.J. GRIMM TOPS MODIFIEDS
It was quite a night of racing Saturday at Auburndale Speedway as eight classes ran features with the action producing two first-time winners.  A fine crowd was on hand under perfect weather conditions.
The night began with a bit of irony.  Earlier in the afternoon it was announced that former NASCAR/ARCA star James Hylton had lost his life in a highway crash while returning home from Friday’s ARCA event at Talladega Superspeedway.  For many veterans at the speedway it was a sad day for sure as many of…

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PIERCE GOES BACK TO BACK IN ILLINOIS

MACON, IL (April 28, 2018) – Going back-to-back with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, Bobby Pierce fought his way to victory at Macon Speedway on Saturday night. Pierce held off a fiercely challenging Ryan Unzicker to win the St. Louis U-Pic-A-Part 100.
Unzicker briefly took the lead coming off of turn number four on lap 93, but Pierce battled back regaining the top spot a lap later. Pierce held off a furious charge from Unzicker on the final lap to score the win. Shannon Babb took third, as the home…

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Shane Pecore Takes DIRTCAR Northeast Sportsman Modified Central Division Season Opener

FULTON NY – April 27 2018 – Finally, DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds all across New York thawed out, loaded up, and made the tow to Fulton Speedway. It took 50 laps to decide the first Sportsman Modified Central Region series race of 2018 and it was worth the long winter break. After trading the lead several times, Shane Pecore in the no. 0 took the lead on lap 23 and never looked back. Despite multiple cautions and restarts, Pecore managed to stay ahead hard charges by Matt Janczuk and Kevin Root.
Shane…

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PIERCE SCORES EMOTIONAL TRI-CITY TRIUMPH

GRANITE CITY, IL (April 27, 2018) – Bobby Pierce scored his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season on Friday night at Tri-City Speedway. The 21-year-old returned to his home state for the first time this season and led all 50 laps on his way to win the RockAuto.com Busch 50 – presented by Campbell University. Pierce withstood a late-race challenge from Tim McCreadie to become the eighth different winner on the tour in 2018. McCreadie finished in second, followed by Jimmy Owens, Kyle Bronson, and Brian…

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Schott Puts Enid Speedway in USMTS Win Column

ENID, Okla. (April 29)–Lucas Schott sailed into USMTS victory lane on a windy Sunday at the Enid Speedway, leading all 35 laps of the main event to notch his second win of the weekend and seventh of his career.
From the pole, Schott remained in command despite early pressure from Johnny Scott and a late-race charge from Ryan Gustin, who narrowed the gap between himself and the leader from ten to two car-lengths over the final five laps.
Although Schott walked away with the $2,825 winner’s share of the prize money, it…

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