Williams Grove, Lincoln, Williams Grove On Tap During Labor Day Weekend
York, PA (August 29th, 2014) - After a central Pennsylvania 'wash out' last Friday and Saturday, August 22nd & 23rd, Cory Haas and the entire Barshinger '11C' operation will return to competition this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 29th, 30th & 31st for a central Pennsylvania tripleheader. Haas, who pilots the Michael Barshinger Builder, Embee & Son, Inc, York P-B Truss, Inc., Thornton Chevrolet, Tailgaters Grill & Drafthouse, Classic Rock Custom Stone, no. 11C '410' sprint car, will visit the Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania twice during the upcoming weekend, and the Lincoln Speedway near Abbottstown, Pennsylvania once. The weekend will officially launch later this evening, Friday, August 29th, at the Williams Grove Speedway.
CONCORD, N.C. - Aug. 29, 2014 - The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series will kick off its 2015 Western Swing on Wednesday and Thursday, March 4-5, at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Tickets are on sale now at www.WorldofOutlaws.com/tickets to see the Outlaws jumpstart the biggest racing week of the year in Las Vegas, where Paul McMahan and Donny Schatz hit the jackpot last March in the FVP Outlaw Showdown at the half-mile track.
Inside Line Promotions - CATAWBA, N.C. (Aug. 28, 2014) - With only one month remaining until the inaugural Dirt Classic Presented by Kasey Kahne, a trio of Pennsylvania drivers have become standouts entering the $20,000-to-win event. The Dirt Classic podium tracker has been keeping track of weekly results at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown - the site of the Dirt Classic on Saturday, Sept. 27 - as well as at Williams Grove in Mechanicsburg and at Port Royal Speedway in Port Royal. Greg Hodnett leads all Central Pennsylvania drivers with eight wins and 19 podium finishes.
Williams Grove, Lincoln, Williams Grove Ahead for Krimes During Labor Day Weekend
Denver, PA (August 28th, 2014) - The final '410' sprint car point race of the 2014 Lincoln Speedway season will take shape this Saturday evening, August 30th in the Pennsylvania Pigeon Hills; with Denver, Pennsylvania native Alan Krimes leading the charge by nearly 300 points. Krimes, who is seeking a career-first '410' track championship, will make his way into the final Lincoln Speedway point race with a 260 point advantage over Jim Siegel.
ARDC Sanction Dropped from Candy Bowl on Saturday, October 25 with Wingless Midgets Still on the Card
Newberrytown, PA (August 27, 2014) – The Inaugural Sprint Car Fall Classic on Sunday night, will now see a 360/358 Sprint Car Challenge race replacing the ARDC Midgets. The headliner that evening will be the 410 Super Sprint Cars along with a special appearance of the Sidewinder Sprint Cars.
The Super 410 Sprint Car feature will pay $3,500-to-win for the 25-lap feature event. Non-qualifiers for the A-Main feature will receive a complimentary non-transferrable entry fee ($50.00 value) for the Final Showdown to be held at SSP in November. For the Super Sprint Cars, mufflers WILL NOT be required and Hoosier Brand Spec Tires will be required on all four corners (same as the 2014 rules at Williams Grove, Lincoln and Port Royal Speedways). All other rules will follow the generally accepted rules for Sprint Cars at local weekly Central PA Sprint Car tracks (1400 pounds weight rule). Raceivers will be mandatory for all Sprint Cars.
McKENZIE, TN - The victory parade at dirt tracks across the United States and Canada continued last week as nine drivers were winners in J&J Auto Racing Sprint cars. Donny Schatz swept the Outlaws weekend, Tim Shaffer defeated the All-Stars, Sam Hafertepe, Jr. and Jeff Swindell were ASCS National event winners, Derek Hagar continued his incredible season in USCS, Jared Zimbardi won the PST Canada event, Shane Morgan put on a show in the Southern Outlaw Sprint Car Series in Mississippi, Brad Haudenschild won both the feature event and track championship at Wayne Co., Kyle Sager won again in New Mexico and Jordan Ryan became the youngest 305 champion at Attica Raceway Park.
Five current Outlaws have wins at Skagit Speedway and/or Grays Harbor Raceway
CONCORD, N.C. - Aug. 27, 2014 - The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series moves into Washington State for three nights of racing action that will take the Outlaws from Skagit Speedway to Grays Harbor Raceway. The Outlaws take on the Monster Meltdown at Skagit Speedway on Aug. 29 and 30 where everyone has their sights set on Donny Schatz, a winner at the track last year. Kerry Madsen, Steve Kinser and Joey Saldana all have wins at the 3/10 mile oval, and wins on the season.
The current points leader and five-time champion Schatz also comes into Grays Harbor Raceway on Sept. 1 as the most recent winner at the track. Kraig and Steve Kinser have both notched wins at Elma, Wash. track.
Sprint Car owner Randy Lisi recently had his 62nd birthday. There were gifts, a celebration and a final decision. Lisi is going to retire. For the last 15 years, Lisi has been fielding a car driven by Mike Erdley. The team spent most of that time running a full schedule but in recent years, Lisi and Co. have scaled back to one night a week at Port Royal Speedway.
Racing is an expensive game and in the end, too much money was going out and not enough was coming in.
NEW CASTLE, Ind.—August 27, 2014— Last weekend, Tracy Hines competed on one of the smallest tracks he'll face all season, the quarter-mile Kokomo Speedway in Indiana. This weekend, he'll take on two of the largest, the half-mile Terre Haute Action Track in a Sprint Car and the one-mile DuQuoin State Fairgrounds in a Silver Crown machine.
Hines takes to the track on Friday, August 29 at the Terre Haute Action Track for the running of the Jim Hurtubise Classic for the Amsoil USAC National Sprint Car Series.
One of USAC's most proficient drivers, Levi Jones, will return to the cockpit Sunday night in the "Ted Horn 100" USAC Silver Crown race at the beautiful DuQuoin (Ill.) State Fairgrounds.
The one-mile oval sits just an hour southeast of Jones' present residence of Swansea, Ill. and about thesame distance southwest of his hometown of Olney, Ill. and his appearance will end his USAC hiatus, which began just over a year ago.
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — August 27, 2014 — Leading up to the Monster Meltdown at Skagit Speedway, Kraig Kinser and his fellow World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series competitors will have had six full days between races. That will be the longest break they'll have for a couple of weeks, as the Monster Meltdown at Skagit kicks off a stretch of eight races in nine nights in three states on the West Coast.
One Sprint Car legend retires abruptly, and another continues to add to his impressive resume on foreign soil.
Sammy Swindell was the big newsmaker of the week when he announced his retirement Monday. Meanwhile, Donn Schatz was coming off another dominating week with the World Of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series.
Schatz collected his third straight win and fifth in the last six races in Alberta, Canada, last weekend. He talked about his recent success, which includes 14 podium finishes in the last 15 races, on this week's edition of Sprint Car Unlimited podcast.
FEATURING: WORLD OF OUTLAWS LATE MODEL SERIES POINT LEADERS DARRELL LANIGAN & RICK ECKERT
SELINSGROVE, Pa. – This week's edition of "The Inside Lane" on ESPN 92.3 FM presented by Custom Metal Coating with Steve Inch and Todd Steward will air at 5 p.m. (EST) Thursday, August 28, featuring guest interviews with World of Outlaws Late Model Series point leaders Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., and Rick Eckert of York. Lanigan and Eckert will discuss their chase for the 2014 championship and this weekend's Late Model National Open at Selinsgrove Speedway.
"The Inside Lane" will present a half-hour show this Thursday due to ESPN's live broadcasts of NFL preseason games and will return to its regular one-hour format September 4.
"The Inside Lane," which also streams live on 923ESPN.com, was launched on May 1 to cover the exciting sport of auto racing on the local and national scenes.
32-Lap York County Nationals for Late Models at SSP on Saturday, August 30; Summer Shootout Series Continues at Outback Track on Friday Night;
Next Wednesday Night Test & Tune on September 3
Newberrytown, PA (August 26, 2014) – On Saturday night, August 30, racing returns on the "Big Track" at the Susquehanna Speedway Park with the 14th Annual York County Nationals. Local Late Models stars will race for 32 laps chasing the top prize of $1,000. Along with the Late Models, racing will include the Street Stocks (25 laps - $600 to win), PA Sprint Series, Classic Cars and Xtreme Stocks Cars.
Previous 32-Lap York County Nationals Winners:
2001 - Donnie Kreitz Jr. (Sprint Cars)
2002 - Cancelled by Rain (not rescheduled)
2003 - Cancelled by Promoter (due to lack of entries)
2004 - Fred Rahmer (Sprint Cars)
2005 - Greg Hodnett (Sprint Cars)
2006 - Fred Rahmer (Sprint Cars)
2007 - Lance Dewease (Sprint Cars)
2008 - Carl Billet (Late Models)
2009 - Justin Ehrhart (Late Models)
2010 – Larry Baer (Late Models)
CJB Motorsports poised for west coast swing through three states
TELFORD, PA. - August 27, 2014 - Oh Canada. For five races in 2014, Paul McMahan and the CJB Motorsports team has ventured north of the border with the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series. In that that time, the team experienced a wide spectrum of results. "Canada was good for us, " said McMahan, who had an average finish of 8.2 in Canada in 2014. "We had our struggles in Ohsweken (Speedway) and the first night at Castrol (Raceway) but all in all, we were very consistent which is what you need to be when you are racing for a championship."
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