MOTHER NATURE IS THE BIG WINNER AGAIN AT AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY BUT SOME RACES DO GET RUN

“I keep waiting for an ark to float by” were the words of Auburndale Speedway owner Rex Guy as, once again, rain canceled one full racing program and interrupted another this weekend.
Saturday night the heat races were just about completed when rain hit the speedway. However, the shower lasted just a few minutes and track crews went to work drying the speedway. The extra heavy humidity caused it to take over an hour to dry the surface, but all of the features except two were run. The scheduled SSCS Modified…

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STEVE MATHIS, JR. PICKS UP VERY FIRST FEATURE WIN IN LATE MODELS AT EAST BAY RACEWAY PARK

GIBSONTON — At East Bay Raceway it was Jim Baker winning in the Hobby Stocks, Brian Barse in the Outlaw Fours, Bryan Bernhardt in the Gagel’s Open Wheel Modifieds, Justin Webster in the Q Auto & Injury Attorneys Sprints, Nick Brown in the V8 Warriors, Stevie Mathis, Jr. in the Late Models, Roger Crouse in the Late Model Sportsman and Wayne Kissam in the 4 Cylinder Bombers.
In the Hobby Stocks 15-lap feature it was points leader Jim Baker picking up his second win of the year with Tim Gay finishing…

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BRYAN BERNHARDT PICKS UP SECOND WIN IN THE LATE MODEL SPORTSMAN DIVISION ON RAIN DELAYED NIGHT AT EAST BAY RACEWAY PARK

GIBSONTON — At East Bay Raceway it was Jesse Brown winning in the Hobby Stocks, Jamie Tinkham in the Mini Sprints, Nevin Gainey in the Gagel’s Open Wheel Modifieds, Raymond Vann in the V8 Warriors and Bryan Bernhardt in the Late Model Sportsman.
In the Hobby Stocks 15-lap feature it was Jesse Brown picking up another win over second place Buck Woodhouse and third place Rich Livernois, Sr.
In the Mini Sprints it was Jamie Tinkham picking up another win and adding to his points lead with Dirk Miller finishing in the…

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AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY FINALLY RETURNS TO ACTION SATURDAY FOR FAITH AND FAMILY NIGHT

It was June 24th when a wheel last turned in competition at Auburndale Speedway and even that night was interrupted by Mother Nature. The planned “Summer break” was extended due to a mean old lady named Irma, but damage from the hurricane has been repaired and the track will return to action this Saturday night for Harvest Meat Markets Faith & Family Night.
Church members who bring a church bulletin, ID or shirt will receive $5 off the regular adult admission. Also, teen groups and their leaders will be admitted free…

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Andrew Hopkins Wins Third Feature Of The Year In Late Model Sportsman and Eric Moon Wins Second Feature Of The Year In Gagel’s Open Wheel Modifieds At East Bay Raceway Park

GIBSONTON — At East Bay Raceway it was Wade Evans picking up the win in the Micro Sprints, Jim Baker in the Hobby Stocks, Eric Moon in the Gagel’s Open Wheel Modifieds, Danny Bowman, Jr. in the 4 Cylinder Bombers and Andrew Hopkins in the Late Model Sportsman.
In the 15-lap Micro Sprints it was Wade Evans picking up his third win of the season over second place Joseph Taylor and third place Cliff Evans.
In the 15-lap Hobby Stock feature it was Jim Baker picking up his first feature win of…

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Substitute Driver Captures $5,000 Florida SLM Championship

Speed51.com – Showtime Speedway in Pinellas Park, Florida brought in the best racers from around the state to put on one heck of a show Saturday night with the $5,000-to-win Florida State Super Late Model Championship 100.
With big names such as Florida short track ace Jesse Dutilly, young gun Michael Atwell and super team Mike Cope Racing in town, it was Aaron Williamson in only his third ever start in a Super Late Model who took the win.
Williamson, who had gotten the call up to substitute for the injured Colin…

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Phillip Cobb Wins Donnie Tanner Memorial 50-lap Feature In Dramatic Fashion At East Bay Raceway Park

GIBSONTON — At East Bay Raceway it was Brian Barse winning in the Outlaw Fours, Jamie Tinkham in the Mini Sprints, Justin Webster in the Q Auto & Injury Attorneys Sprints, Danny Bowman, Jr. in the 4 Cylinder Bombers and Phillip Cobb in the Donnie Tanner Memorial 50-lap feature for the Late Models.
In the Outlaw Fours it was Brian Barse picking up the win over points leader Greg Pae who finished second and Billy Dukes, Jr. finishing in the third spot.
In the Mini Sprints it was Jamie Tinkham picking up…

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MOTHER NATURE WINS IN THE END BUT FOUR FRESH FACES STILL GRACE VICTORY LANE AT AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY

It looked like Auburndale Speedway was going to miss the rain that built up in the distance just after racing began but a light drizzle began to fall around
8:30 pm and with the precipitation expected to last a bit longer, coupled with very high humidity that would have made it difficult to dry the track, track officials canceled the remainder of the program after four features had been run. The Street Stocks, Mod Minis and Figure-8 cars would fall victim to the wet stuff, though.
As stated previously, four classes did…

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Justin Webster Wins 2nd Feature In Dramatic Form And Mother Nature Spoils The Rest Of The Night

GIBSONTON — At East Bay Raceway it was Almost Full House Night at East Bay Raceway Park with Tim Gay winning in the Hobby Stocks, Wade Evans winning in the Micro Sprints, Justin Webster in the Q Auto & Injury Attorneys Sprints and Eric Moon winning in the Gagel’s Open Wheel Modifieds. Mother Nature came and spoiled the rest of the nights events.
In the Hobby Stocks 15-lap feature it was Tim Gay picking up the win after starting in the rear of the 13 car field. Picking up second was…

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It’s Showtime for Devin McLeod!

Lakeland, FL (June 19, 2017) Mother Nature had postponed racing in the Brandon Ford Wheel Man Series for nearly 2 months, so when drivers and teams began rolling into Showtime Speedway this past Saturday, there was a feeling that racing might be challenging for the 50-lap feature event at the tough quarter-mile bullring in Clearwater, FL.
The most recent Series winner, Jesse Henley, continued his momentum by setting fast time and winning the QA1 Fast Qualifier Award, but unfortunately suffered engine issues during the race which relegated him to a 17th…

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