MIDWEST: Eldora Speedway Offering $100,000 Bonus for Four Crown Nationals Sweep

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – official track release — Eldora Speedway has always awarded big money and the 35th Four-Crown Nationals are no different. The track announced Wednesday that a $100,000 bonus will be awarded to a driver who wins all four races in the historic event. For the first time since 2007, the Four Crown will have four races on Saturday, Sept. 24, …

WOO: Greg Wilson Takes Emotional Four-Crown Win at Eldora; Claims First Ever Outlaws Victory

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — official series release — Vince Vellella photo — Greg Wilson’s ascent through the field at Eldora Speedway’s 4-Crown Nationals on Friday night was steady and underneath everyone’s radar as he rode the bottom of the track to his first World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory. The Benton Ridge, Ohio-native and All Star Circuit of Champions regular, …

USAC Silver Crown: Coons Inherits Four Crown Victory at Eldora Following Armstrong Penalty

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – official release — Travis Branch photo — Caleb Armstrong crossed the finish line first, but it was Jerry Coons, Jr. who outlasted all challengers to close the Eldora Speedway Four Crown Nationals with a win in Sunday afternoon’s Silver Crown race at the half-mile. Coons’ seventh series win came aboard the Fred Gormly – RPM Enterprise #98 …

USAC Sprints: Bacon Strikes Late for Four Crown Nationals Sprint Car Win

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – official release — Travis Branch photo — Brady Bacon continued his recent hot streak and big-track success with another half-mile victory during Sunday afternoon’s AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car Series portion of the Four Crown Nationals at Eldora Speedway. The Broken Arrow, Okla., driver flashed past race-long leader Robert Ballou on lap 28 to score his fourth …

USAC Midgets: Clauson Wires Field for Four Crown Opener Win at Eldora

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – official release — Travis Branch photo — Bryan Clauson opened up an afternoon of action during the Four Crown Nationals at Eldora Speedway on Sunday with a flag-to-flag 25-lap Honda USAC National Midget Series win, but it didn’t come easily. The Noblesville, Ind., driver led throughout but felt pressure from defending series champion Christopher Bell, who recovered from …

USAC: 4-Crown Nationals Postponed Due to Rain; To Conclude Sunday

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — official release — Rain showers moved into Eldora Speedway Saturday evening to postpone the United States Auto Club portion of the 33rd annual Four Crown Nationals until Sunday morning. Upon the completion of four sprint car and two midget heats, heavy winds and rain brought the action to a halt. A promising radar put the program into a …

WOO: Saldana Holds Off Schatz; Scores Four Crown Win at Eldora

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — official release — Doug Vandeventer photo — Donny Schatz had World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series win number 23 in his sights at Eldora Speedway on Friday night but Joey Saldana had other ideas as Saldana held off the five-time champion on the way to victory at the Four Crown Nationals. “This is amazing because I …

ELDORA: Teenager Josh Rice Wins UMP Modified Feature During Four Crown Nationals

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ROSSBURG, Ohio  — official release — Sixteen-year-old Josh Rice claimed Friday night’s UMP modified feature at Eldora Speedway in only his second race at the famed half-mile dirt track. Rice had his hands full in the closing stages of his chase.  A comfortable lead for Rice was slowly evaporating has three-time 2014 winner Matt Westfall was moving in. With the laps …

ELDORA: 33rd Annual Four Crown Nationals On Deck This Weekend

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – official release — Frank Smith photo — A smorgasbord of racing awaits fans attending this weekend’s 33rd annual Four Crown Nationals at Eldora Speedway. Over the course of two days, the historic one-half mile clay oval will host multiple open-wheeled divisions beginning with the winged World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series and the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds on …

USAC Silver Crown: Four Crown Nationals On Tap Saturday Night

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INDIANAPOLIS — official release — Speed Sport photo — Only 54 points separate the top-three in USAC’s Silver Crown standings entering the upcoming September 20″4-Crown Nationals” at the Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. The “4-Crown” will offer 66 points, so the title could still be up for grabs in the series finale on October 11 at the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. Kody …

USAC: Jack Hewitt Set for Silver Crown Return During Legendary Four Crown Nationals at Eldora

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TROY, Ohio — official release — Hall of Fame driver Jack Hewitt will make a return to USAC Silver Crown competition at Eldora Speedway on Sept. 20 at the 4-Crown Nationals. Hewitt has been idle since 2003, when serious injuries curtailed his racing career. Hewitt, 63, will reunite with longtime associates Team 6R, American Racer tires and Parker Machinery. Although …

MIDWEST: Eldora Announces 2015 Dates for Traditional Marquee Events

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ROSSBURG, Ohio – official release — Julia Johnson photo — While plenty of action remains on Eldora Speedway’s robust 2014 schedule of events, track officials are using the momentum of a record-setting year to announce the 2015 dates for their traditional major event spectacles. – The 21st annual Dirt Late Model Dream, paying $100,000-to-win, is scheduled for Thursday-Friday-Saturday, June 4-6. …