NWSMT: Heavy Rains Force Cancellation of SoMod Race at Hickory; MTP Tire 150 Will Not Be Rescheduled

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release by Tim Southers, NASCAR — Due to substantial rainfall in Hickory and additional precipitation forecast through Sunday, NASCAR and officials at Hickory Motor Speedway have cancelled the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour MTP Tire 150. The race was originally scheduled for the North Carolina track on Saturday and pre-emptively moved to Sunday when heavy rain began at week’s end. …

NEW ENGLAND: Stafford Motor Speedway Cancels Friday Night Shootout Program

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STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. — official track release — Stafford Motor Speedway has cancelled its NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing program that was scheduled for August 21. The fireworks that were supposed to accompany the on track action will be postponed to Sept. 18, the Final Friday Night Shoot-Out of the season. Stafford Speedway returns to racing action next Friday, August 28 with the …

LOLMDS: Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series Event at Jackson Motor Speedway Cancelled

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WAYCROSS, Ga. – official series release — This weekend’s Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned event at Jackson Motor Speedway in Jackson, Miss., scheduled for April 11, has been cancelled. The region has been battered with torrential rains over the last few weeks and the grounds at Jackson Motor Speedway are too saturated for this coming weekend’s events. With …

WOO LMS: Wet Conditions and Inclement Forecasts Force Cancellation of Duck River Event

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WHEEL, Tenn. — official series release — With forecasts predicting more rain to fall on an already heavily saturated racetrack, Duck River Raceway Park officials have cancelled this Friday’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series event at the Middle Tennessee dirt oval. Saturday’s WoO LMS event at Tazewell (Tenn.) Speedway will be run as scheduled. Duck River track owner Bob Harris informed …

Open Wheelin’ Blog: Monty Python, Life Lessons and Looking on the Bright Side of IndyCar

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Blog by Race Chaser Online Open Wheel Correspondent Joel Sebastianelli — Chris Jones photo — Stop me if you’ve heard this before. “I’m a big IndyCar fan, but after this latest controversy and the fact that the series no longer operates like it’s 1979, I guess I’ll find another sport to watch on — ” Yeah, I …

WOO LMS: Outlaws Late Models Drop Planned LaSalle Stop Scheduled For Sept. 11

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LASALLE, Ill. — official release — The return of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series to LaSalle Speedway will have to wait until 2015. Citing scheduling conflicts and financial setbacks suffered from rainouts earlier in the season, officials at the quarter-mile Illinois oval on Tuesday announced the cancellation of the track’s WoO LMS event scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 11. …

KISS: Gas City KISS Event Falls to Rain

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GAS CITY, Ind. – official release — The King of Indiana Sprint Series event at the Gas City I-69 Speedway has been canceled because of continuing rain. The speedway’s promoters are considering opportunities to run the event on a future date. The next King of Indiana Sprint Series event is scheduled for May 17 at Lawrenceburg (Ind.) Speedway.

ASCS National Tour: National Northwest Lineup Dropped

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TULSA, OK — official release — Dick Ayers photo — The Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour series swing to the Northwest has been dropped. The schedule change is due to the cutting of an originally scheduled two day event at the Willamette Speedway in Lebanon, Ore. by track officials to a single day event without consulting the ASCS offices, thereby reducing the …

USAC: Rain Forces Hut Hundred Cancellation for Second Straight Year

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GRANITE CITY, Ill. — official release — Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in the St. Louis area expected tonight and continuing into Friday have forced cancellation of Friday night’s scheduled “Hut Hundred” Honda USAC National Midget race at Tri-City Speedway in Granite City, Ill. It marks the second consecutive rainout for the traditional event which dates back to 1954. Saturday night’s “Belleville Bash” at Belle …

NPAS: Round Five at Richmond International Raceway Cancelled

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April 16, 2014 — report by Managing Editor and NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series correspondent Jacob Seelman — RICHMOND, VA — iRacing’s finest will have to wait a little bit longer before they have another chance to hit the race track again. NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series and iRacing officials announced today that Round 5 of the championship at Richmond International Raceway, …