Rain tried its best to dampen the spirits of everybody
Saturday at Auburndale Speedway but track owner Rex Guy would stick a dagger in
Mother Nature and the show went on despite a late start in front of a very good
crowd… and it would be a long night.
Persistent rain, heavy at times, fell at the track off
and on between 2 and 5 pm as everything was put on hold. Just after 5, the skies began to clear and it
was time to dry the track and get to the business of racing.
BATAVIA, OHIO (May 2, 2019) – Due to the likelihood of rain and thunderstorms this weekend, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series events at Tazewell (TN) Speedway and Florence (KY) Speedway have been postponed.
The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will return to Tazewell Speedway on Friday, June 28 for the Toyota Knoxville/Secret City Dodge Jeep/Ted Russell Ford 50. The 33rd Annual Ralph Latham Memorial at Florence Speedway will follow on Saturday, June 29. Both events will remain a complete program of: Miller Welders Time Trials, Heat Races, B-Mains,…
13 year old Brenden Smith takes home his first ever win in the 602 Late Model division. AJ Maddox bests a field of 20 Top Gun Sprints and turns a fast lap of 15.1 seconds on the big half mile! One Shot Mike Tovet brings home the Thunder Stock win in his first race back in the 2019 season and Mark Whitener visits a place he is very familiar with, Victory Lane in the Pro Late Model division. The stands were packed, the car counts were great with three heats…
RACE RECAP: MARYVILLE, TN–The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series presented by Max Fab made its first stop of the season Saturday night at the Talladega Short Track during NASCAR Weekend in the area and the record crowd on hand got to see a true battle for the 40 lap main event as Brandon Overton got his fourth career series win. It was hard fought as he moved to the outside of Ashton Winger who led lap one, and then Overton took the spot back on lap two. Then with…
FULTON, NY – April 26, 2019 – Anticipated steady rain on Friday coupled with forecasted temperatures on Saturday in the 30s and 40s with gusty winds has forced Fulton Speedway staff, in conjunction with Super DIRTcar Series officials, to cancel the ‘High Bank Holdup Weekend’ Friday and Saturday, April 26-27. No rescheduled dates for either event have been scheduled at this time for either the DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series: Central Region season opener or the High Bank Holdup 100.
The Super DIRTcar Series returns to action on Tuesday, May 7 for…
Again it was “just one of those nights”
Saturday evening at Auburndale Speedway that saw plenty of great racing, some
wild action and some “hurt feelings” along the way as the show
wrapped up just 20 minutes shy of finishing on Easter Sunday.
All in all it was a great night for the kids and they
were out in force for a big Easter egg hunt that was sponsored by PB of Central
Florida (a demolition contractor in Winter Haven) and Kitto Sheds &
Equipment of Dundee. Several of the eggs
contained special gold tickets and those kids…
The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series presented by MaxFab events for Saturday night April 20th are still on schedule. The area has had some rain overnight and throughout the day, but the weather service says the moisture should be moving out of the area overnight and should be away from the Summertown, TN., and area tomorrow.
Stay tuned to websites, twitter and Facebook for the latest updates concerning the weather for Saturday.
Pits gates will open at 3pm, registration ends at 6pm, drivers meeting at 6pm and hot laps to follow.
HAGERSTOWN, MD (April 13, 2019) – Jonathan Davenport became the first repeat winner in Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned events at Hagerstown Speedway on Saturday night.
Heading into tonight’s event at the Dirt Capitol, the series had made 11 appearances and there had been 11 different winners. The defending National Champion led the entire race on his way to winning the 38th Annual Stanley Schetrompf Classic. Davenport now sits at five series wins so far in 2019, and his 41st overall.
Brandon Sheppard roared to a runner-up finish, holding off Jimmy Owens…
HARTFORD, OHIO (April 12, 2019) – Friday night’s Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned Steel Valley 50 at Sharon Speedway has been canceled. After a period of heavy afternoon rain, Sharon Speedway management officials made the decision to cancel the event. The event will not be made up. All pre-sale tickets will be refunded. The weekend swing for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series continues on Saturday at Hagerstown (MD) Speedway and Sunday at Port Royal (PA) Speedway. Hagerstown’s feature pays $12,000-to-win while a $10,000 top prize is posted for Port Royal’s…
CHILLICOTHE, OHIO (April 11, 2019) – Jimmy Owens recovered from mechanical issues early on Thursday night to win the 5th Annual Buckeye Spring 50 at Atomic Speedway. The three-time National Champion led all 50 laps of the event for his first Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season.
Owens broke a fan blade in hot laps, which relegated him to his back-up car. His backup entry proved to be the best of the night as he dominated the main event. Brandon Sheppard tried to track down Owens but came…