BARBERVILLE, FL – Jan. 25, 2019 – When
those in the motorsports world think about the start of any racing season,
their minds automatically revert to palm trees and warm temperatures of Florida
in February. Dirt track fans’ minds wander to the famous Gator Pond at the World’s
Fastest Half-mile, Volusia Speedway Park.
The first week of DIRTcar Nationals
caters to the open-wheel fans, while the second week indulges full-fender fans
with two action-packed nights of DIRTcar Late Models followed by four straight
nights of the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Models.
In 2018, Jonathan Davenport scored his
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 24, 2019) – As it gears up for its most-anticipated season to date, American Flat Track (AFT) is bolstering its Competition and Administrative departments with key hires.
Bringing with him over a decade of motorsports experience and eight years of emergency services experience, Ramin Shute-Mahini will serve as Race Director for American Flat Track. Shute-Mahini currently holds the position of Event Director for the Arizona region of the National Auto Sports Association. Concurrently, he serves as Manager of Emergency Services at ISM Raceway – formerly Phoenix International…
BATAVIA, OHIO (January 25, 2019) – The first race of the 2019 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season is just one week away.
The nation’s top dirt late model drivers will assemble in Waynesville, Georgia to battle in the RhinoAg Super Bowl of Racing presented by General Tire. This blockbuster weekend will take place Thursday, January 31st through Saturday, February 2nd at Golden Isles Speedway.
The action will get underway with an open practice for all competing divisions on Thursday, January 31st before the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt…
For the second consecutive night, a home state racer stood in Victory Lane after the Modified main event at East Bay Raceway Park’s 43rd annual Winternationals.
Fast qualifier Kyle Bronson, who also earned the honor on opening night, backed up his achievement with a stellar victory in the 30-lap A main. The road to victory was far from an easy one.
For the second night, Bronson drew an inversion of four, putting the fast qualifiers in the second row for their heat races. In Bronson’s case, it meant he would barely qualify…
CONCORD, NC – January 24, 2019 – The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series will return to Texas for a pair of crucial early season races at Cotton Bowl Speedway Friday, February 22nd and LoneStar Speedway on Saturday, February 23rd. With the addition of a new title sponsor and new driver and team combinations, The Greatest Show on Dirt will have a new look in 2019, both on and off track, making the February races that much more important as teams attempt to establish momentum for the…
Carnesville, GA – Movieland Speedpark in Chandler, IN will be FASTRAK weekly sanctioned for the Pro Late Models in 2019. The track, which is being operated by Reno Fontana will open with a test and tune on April 12, with the first racing night slated for April 19.
“I was born and raised in the Chandler area,” said Fontana, “I won my first bracket race at the dragstrip when I was 16 years old and my first victory at the dirt oval came in 1970 at the age of 17.…
Carnesville, GA – Officials with the FASTRAK RacingSeries have announced that Latrobe Speedway in Latrobe, PA will be FASTRAK sanctioned for their Pro Late Model class in 2019. The track will be operated by Dennis Bates. Teams competing in the FASTRAK Pro Late Model class will be eligible for the 2019 FASTRAK VP Racing Fuels National Weekly Championship as well as a FASTRAK Divisional Championship.
“We are pleased that the FASTRAK Racing Series has agreed to sanction our Crate Late Model Division, now known as the FASTRAK Pro Late Models,”…
HUNTSVILLE, AL – Series Director Charles Raymond Evans III and
The ULTIMATE Deep South Super Late Model Series are finally ready to unveil the
inaugural season’s schedule.
With the massive
support found for this first season of competition, it has made the ULTIMATE
brand the premier regional Super Late Model Series in the South.
Starting at ECM
Speedway and progressing to the season ending 3 race $10,000 to win and $1,000
to start weekend at 105 Speedway, the Series has put Late Model racing back on
the map in this region.
Included on the
schedule is a race in every state…
FAYETTEVILLE, TN—The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series
presented by MaxFab preliminary schedule has 20 dates confirmed for the 2019
season with a few more dates to be added in the coming days as 2019 looks to be
one of the busiest years for the series.
The series will open the
2019 season on Sunday afternoon March 3rd at The Cherokee Speedway
in Gaffney, SC., for the 16th Annual March Madness paying $12,000 to
win. This race has been a traditional
opener for the series for 15 years and always draws good car counts and crowds
to this event.
MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Glen Wood, a founding member of Wood Brothers Racing and an inductee into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, has died. He was 93 years old.
Wood Brothers Racing announced Wood’s passing on Twitter Friday morning.
“This is a difficult day for all of us at Ford Motor Co.,” said Edsel B. Ford II, member of the board of directors for the Ford Motor Co. “Glen Wood was the founding patriarch of the oldest continuously operating NASCAR Cup Series team and we consider Wood Brothers Racing a part of our…