Donny Schatz Pockets $40,000 with AGCO Jackson Nationals Win

JACKSON, MN – June 9, 2018 – When big money is on the line, Donny Schatz and the Tony Stewart Racing No.15 team find an extra gear and that was the case on the final night of the AGCO Jackson Nationals at Jackson Motorplex. Schatz came from seventh and prevented a Jason Johnson sweep of the weekend, overtaking the Eunice, LA native on Lap 18 to capture the $40,000 prize. Johnson was resilient but settled for second with Brian Brown completing the podium.
After winning the first two nights of the…

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BACON BURSTS TO VICTORY IN GRANDVIEW EASTERN STORM OPENER

Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania (June 13, 2018) Brady Bacon seems to have a flair for the dramatics every time he arrives at Grandview Speedway.
For the second-straight year, the two-time USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car champ ran down the race leader on lap 38 of 40. Last year, C.J. Leary was the victim. This time, the target was Kevin Thomas, Jr., one of the hottest sprint car drivers in America at the moment. No small task to tackle by any means.
Akin to a buzzer beater at the end of a stick and ball…

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Bloomquist Bags Sixth Show-Me 100

WHEATLAND, MO (May 26, 2018) – Scott Bloomquist took over the lead on lap 70 and never looked back en route to his sixth career Show-Me 100 on Saturday night at Lucas Oil Speedway.
 
Jimmy Owens held the point until contact with another car sent him spinning in turn four to bring out a caution flag. Owens then had to go to the tail-end of the lead lap. He later would drop out of the race for a disappointing 23rd-place finish.
 
Mike Marlar forged ahead in the final laps to register a…

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Nolen Racing’s Swanson Wins Little 500

ANDERSON, Ind., May 27 — After literally years of trying, team owner Gene Nolen of Greenwood, Ind. got his first victory in the biggest asphalt sprint car race in the world Saturday night when Kody Swanson drove one of his V6 Chevys to victory in the 70th annual Pay Less Supermarkets Little 500 presented by UAW GM at Anderson Speedway before a packed house.
To make the night even sweeter for the Little 500 Hall of Fame team owner, another Nolen Racing entry driven by Shane Hollingsworth of Lafayette, Ind., finished…

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Bloomquist Masters Cowboy Classic

WHEATLAND, MO (May 24, 2018) – Scott Bloomquist led all 45 laps to win the 5th Annual Cowboy Classic on Thursday night at Lucas Oil Speedway. The 54-year-old three-time, Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Champion picked up his third series win of the season and the 596th of his career.
Bloomquist had to hold off current Lucas Oil MLRA points leader, Chad Simpson after a late-race caution for the victory. Hudson O’Neal finished in third followed by 16th starting Mike Marlar and 18th starting Brian Shirley.
Bloomquist took the lead at…

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Late Pass Propels Pearson at 141 Speedway

MARIBEL, WI (May 18, 2018) – Earl Pearson Jr. made the leap into the infield pond on Friday night, a tradition for first-time winners at 141 Speedway.
 
Pearson, in the Ronnie Stuckey-owned, Lucas Oil Products, Black Diamond Chassis passed race-long leader Bobby Pierce on lap 44 and then sped on to win his second Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event on the season.
 
Pierce led the first 43 laps of the 50-lap main event until Pearson made his way underneath the 21-year-old driver of the Dunn Benson Ford, Campbell University, Rocket…

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I-30 Speedway, Tri-State Speedway, Creek County Speedway up next for USMTS

LITTLE ROCK, Okla. (May 1)–The Best of the Best in dirt modified racing are back on the gas this weekend as the USMTS invades three race tracks in Arkansas and Oklahoma for a trio of blockbusters featuring both the USMTS Hunt for the Casey’s Cup and Summit USMTS Southern Series.
Satisfy your need for speed when the demonic demons of dirt kick things off on Friday, May 4, for the long-awaited return to the I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark. Then on Saturday, May 6, the mud-slinging monsters invade the mighty…

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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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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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