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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EIGHT CLASSES ON TAP SATURDAY NIGHT AT AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY INCLUDING MODIFIEDS AND PRO TRUCKS

Auburndale Speedway continues the 2018 racing season in a big way this Saturday night as a total of eight racing division will see action including the first race of the Auburndale Triple Crown for the Open Wheel Modifieds that will go 75 laps in distance.  The Pro Trucks return for a 50-lap event dubbed the “Tailgater 50.”  Also in action will be the Modified Mini Stocks, Legend Cars, V-8 Bombers, Q Mini Stocks, Scramblers and Mini Cup cars.  The evening of racing is presented by The Results Companies.  Headquartered in…

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GORHAM SURVIVES BLACK FLAG AND ROUGH RACE TO TOP EARTH DAY 125 AT AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY

It was just “one of those nights” at Auburndale Speedway Saturday night as anything that could go wrong…. well… it did.
 
The entire show got off to a late start as a pair of brief showers dampened the track during hot laps. Despite the delay, action still got going only 15 minutes late.
 
The big race of the night was the WPCV 97.5 Country Radio Earth Day 125 “Super 8” Series race for the Super Late Models. Due to the rain, qualifying was held during the middle of the heat races for…

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SUPER LATE MODELS GEAR UP FOR THE EARTH DAY 125 AT AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY

After a pair of weekends away from stock car racing for the Night of Destruction and the Polk County Music Fest, Auburndale Speedway is back in action in a big way with the Earth Day 125 for the Super Late Models, race number two of the Auburndale Super-8 Series. Also racing will be the Legend Cars, V-8 Bombers, Q Mini Stocks and the Mini Cup Cars.
It will also be the The Results Companies Race-4-Rewards High School Battle Night #2 pitting students from Kathleen, Lake Gibson and Lake Region high schools…

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PRO TRUCKS RETURN FOR 50 LAPS AS PART OF 7 DIVISION SHOW AT AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY

Auburndale Speedway returns to action this Saturday night with a full program featuring seven classes of race cars… and Trucks.
The highlight of the night will feature the Pro Trucks in action for 50 laps in the Spring Begins 50. Also racing will be the Legend Cars, Street Stocks,
V-8 Bombers, Q Mini Stocks, Scramblers and the new Pure Stock division.
Among the Pro Truck drivers expected are Cody McDuffie of Bartow, winner of the first Pro Truck race of the season back on January 27th, Jason Lester of Palmetto, the Windermere father/son…

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FANS ENDURE LONG NIGHT TO SEE BOYD AND McLEOD VICTORIOUS IN SLM AND WHEELMAN SPORTSMAN

To say it was a very long Saturday night (and Sunday morning) at Auburndale Speedway was definitely an understatement as fans first had to endure an hour-and-a-half rain delay followed by three races dotted with numerous red flags, cautions and lengthy track clean-ups. Despite the action not ending until just after 1 am, a large crowd stayed to the bitter end and were treated to some fine racing between all the delays.
The big race of the night was the Spring 125 for the Super Late Models presented by WPCV 97.5…

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ANOTHER HARVEST MEAT MARKETS FAMILY NIGHT SET FOR SATURDAY AT AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY – V-8 BOMBERS GO FOR 40 LAPS

For the second time early this racing season Auburndale Speedway and Harvest Meat Markets are holding another “Family Savings Night” this Saturday evening as once again it will be $10 grandstand admission for everyone aged 13 and up.
Thanks again go out to marketing partner Harvest Meat Markets along with owners Ed and Anita Kirkland. Harvest has locations in Auburndale, Lakeland,Kathleen, Lake Alfred and Highland City. As a part of the evening, concession stand specials will once again be available including $1 hot dogs, popcorn and small fountain drinks.
The premier…

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McDUFFIE A MONSTER IN PRO TRUCKS AS AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY BEGINS 2018 SEASON

Auburndale Speedway began the 2018 racing season with comfortable weather, a great crowd and plenty of outstanding racing.  When all was said and done, four very familiar faces graced victory lane along with one very pretty new one.
Fifteen Pro Trucks were in attendance with Bartow’s Cody McDuffie turning a lap of 14.437 seconds to earn fast time honors.  Young Derek Pugh of West Palm Beach was second quick at 14.580 followed by the 14.600 lap of Rodney Haddock who towed down from Hillard to compete.  Austin Pickens and Jason Lester…

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AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY KICKS OFF 2018 SEASON WITH 75 LAPS OF PRO TRUCK RACING SATURDAY NIGHT

Auburndale Speedway Gets the 2018 racing season under way in a big way this Saturday night with the Super Bowl 75 for the Pro Trucks headlining the racing card. Also in action will be the Legend Cars, V-8 Bombers, Q Mini Stocks, Mini Cup cars and the Scramblers.
Among the Pro Truck drivers expected are Rodney and Blake Haddock from Hilliard who will be making their first start here in some time, Derek Pugh of Crystal River, Palmetto’s Jason Lester, Auburndale drivers William Kerns and Colt Cecil, Tyler Davis and Cody…

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SSCS MODIFIED AND STREET STOCK WINS TAKEN BY SKAGGS AND GIBSON AT AUBURNDALE SPEEDWAY

Finally Auburndale Speedway got the chance to run a full program under near-perfect weather conditions including a full moon. A large crowd was treated to some great racing that featured the Sunshine State Challenge Series Open Wheel Modifieds and Street Stocks.
It was DARN Apparel Future Farmers of America night and the local high school chapters raised a total of $663 in admission sales for the night that went directly back to them for funding of their programs. Auburndale High brought in the most members to the track Saturday night.
L. B.…

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