WOO: Saldana Scores Jacksonville Victory; Adds Third Win to 2016 Outlaws Account

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JACKSONVILLE, Ill. — official series release — Collin Markle/WoO photo — The road to Joey Saldana’s third World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory of the season was not an easy one, but Saldana did what he had to, overcoming fierce challenges and near misses Wednesday night at Jacksonville Speedway. “It was one thing I learned here tonight — if you do …

DIRTCAR: Mother Nature Prevails; Macon Speedway Cancels Thursday Night Events

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MACON, Ill. — official series release — DIRTCar Racing photo — A rainy week in downstate Illinois has led to saturated grounds at Macon Speedway, forcing track and series officials to cancel tonight’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events. Two nights now remain for the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour — Farmer City (Ill.) Speedway on …

NXS: Triple Trouble; Erik Jones Completes Weeklong Sweep with Chicagoland Victory

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JOLIET, Ill. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America photo — What a week to remember for 19-year-old Erik Jones. The Joe Gibbs Racing development driver won the Battle at Berlin 251 super late model race in Michigan before heading Friday to Iowa Speedway to compete in the NASCAR Camping World …

DIRTcar: Heavy Rain Forces Spoon River to Cancel All Series Activity Thursday Night

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CANTON, Ill. — official series release — DIRTcar Racing photo  — Heavy rain this week has forced DIRTcar Racing and Spoon River Speedway officials to cancel Thursday night’s DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals events. The two series will return to action on Friday at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, Ill., with a $10,000-to-win feature for …

ARCA: Local Flavor Showcased in Springfield; Ryan Unzicker Ready to Roll on the Dirt

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TOLEDO, Ohio – official release – ARCA photo — The annual SuperChevyStores.com 100 at the Illinois State Fairgrounds – this year being the 52nd running – always sports a good bit of local flavor, which definitely adds to the overall personality of the show, complete with its very own and spectacular Illinois State Fair as a backdrop. El Paso, Illinois’ …

DIRTcar SUMMIT MOD NATS: Harrison Goes Back-to-Back with 2014 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Victory at Jacksonville Speedway

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JACKSONVILLE, IL — official release — Mike Harrison found himself in a familiar placeWednesday night at Jacksonville Speedway, as he scored his fifth win of the 2014 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals season in dominating fashion. Harrison started the 25-lap feature event on the outside of pole-sitter Jeff Curl. Curl nosed Harrison on the first lap, but using the momentum …

Poel Powers to His First Win of 2014 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals at Kankakee County Speedway

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KANKAKEE, IL — official release — After a disappointing 18th-place finish Thursday at Kankakee County Speedway, Jacob Poel rebounded in a big way on Friday night by claiming his first victory of this season’s DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals. Jamie Lomax, of Lake Village, Ind., started the race from the pole position after winning the first heat race, but Poel, rallying from his …

Gilpin Earns DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Victory at Kankakee County Speedway

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KANKAKEE, IL — official release — Two-time DIRTcar UMP Modified national champion Devin Gilpin passed Kenny Wallace with 15 laps remaining to score his first win of the 2014 DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals on Thursday night at Kankakee County Speedway. Gilpin, of Columbus, Ind., rallied early to have a chance for the victory after his second place finish in the …