News From the Glove: Previewing the 2016 Michigan Motorsports Season Ahead of Opening Weekend

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Column by Race Chaser Online Correspondent Juston Rosenow — Horvath photo — At last, the cold of winter and the dreary sight of snow has left the state of Michigan to finally mark the beginning of the 2016 racing season. The landscape of racing in the state has — what some would argue — been monumentally …

MIDWEST: Kalamazoo Speedway Releases 2016 Schedule of Racing Events

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. – official track release — Kalamazoo Speedway has released its 2016 schedule of events, featuring 15 points-paying events for the outlaw super late models and two non-point events. The point season will begin on April 29 and run through Aug. 26. September will feature special events that have become traditional for the facility. Two non-point Wednesday night races …

MIDWEST: Thomas and Kern Pace Practice Ahead of Kalamazoo Klash

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. — official track release by Rob Blount — Photo courtesy Kalamazoo Speedway — Template body cars and Outlaw cars took to the fast 3/8-mile oval of Kalamazoo Speedway in Michigan on Tuesday evening to practice for the 23rd Annual Kalamazoo Klash.  Teams had three hours to try to dial their cars in for Wednesday’s races. Some of the …

NWAAS: Brooks Bounces Back to Win Kalamazoo Title; Successfully Defends Track Outlaw SLM Crown

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — By Tim Southers, NASCAR — RW Motorsports Marketing photo — Two weeks into the season and successfully defending his Kalamazoo Speedway Outlaw Super Late Model Division championship was the last thing on Mike “Bubba” Brooks’ mind. “We opened the season with a win at Kalamazoo and obviously we felt pretty good about the start of our season,” Brooks …

USAC Pavement Midgets: Austin Prock Grabs Win at Kalamazoo

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. – official release — Austin Prock won Saturday night’s 40-lap Honda USAC Pavement Midget Series race at Kalamazoo Speedway co-sanctioned by STARS. Prock took the lead from Nick Wagner on lap 26 and led the final 15 laps in his Tony Stewart Racing/JEG’s Beast/Mopar. Nick Baran finished second ahead of Tyler Trainor, Jim Anderson and Tyler Baran.

USAC HPD Midwest: Nemire Claims HPD Midget Win at Kalamazoo

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. – staff report — ARCA photo — Austin Nemire led all 15 laps of Saturday’s USAC Midwest HPD Midget feature at Kalamazoo (Mich.) Speedway and scored the victory after qualifying on the outside of the front row. Polesitter Ross Rankine lost the lead on the opening lap and finished third.

KLASH: Terry Senneker Wins Fourth Career Kalamazoo Klash

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. – staff report — Speed51 photo — Terry Senneker drove to his third straight and fourth overall victory in the annual Kalamazoo Klash for outlaw super late models Wednesday evening, holding off Brian Bergakker in the final 50-lap segment to score the victory and a $10,000 payday. The win tied Senneker with 12-time track champion Andy Bozell for the …

ARCA/CRA: Rowdy Busch Claims ARCA/CRA Super Series Triumph at Kalamazoo

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. – staff report — Speed51 photo — Kyle Busch held off Johnny VanDoorn to win Wednesday’s ARCA/CRA Super Series Boyne Machine Company 100 at Kalamazoo Speedway. Busch took the lead from VanDoorn on lap 52 and led the rest of the way, but not without multiple challenges from the resilient VanDoorn. VanDoorn was able to peak his nose …

MSRXSS: McCune Masters Kalamazoo; Cruises to Second Must See Sprint Car Win of 2014

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. — official release — Chris Seelman photo — Jimmy McCune took advantage of Jacob Wilson’s misfortune and cruised to his second Must See Racing Xtreme Sprint Series victory of the season Saturday night at Kalamazoo Speedway. Ryan Gillenwater got the night kicked off by besting an 18-car field with a lap of 10.636 seconds around the three-eighths-mile, high …