WOO: CBS Sports Network To Broadcast NAPA Super Dirt Week & World Finals Night 1

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CONCORD, N.C. — official release — Brad Ovens photo — CBS Sports Network kicks off three weeks of World of Outlaws and Super DIRTcar Series action on Sunday, Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. with NAPA Super DIRT Week’s Syracuse 200 from the New York State Fairgrounds. Veteran play-by-play broadcaster Dave Rieff joins color analyst Shane Andrews, the voice of the Super DIRTcar …

POWRi: Belle-Clair Speedway Hosts Arnie Knepper Memorial This Sunday

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MILLSTADT, IL – The POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget Series and the POWRi Speedway Motors 600cc Outlaw Micro Series will visit Belle-Clair Speedway in Belleville, IL on Sunday, August 10th for the 23rd annual Arnie Knepper Memorial. Knepper, a Belleville native, was one of the best drivers to ever come out of the St. Louis area. He won five St. …

WOO: Pittman Wins at Orange County for Third Straight Victory

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MIDDLETOWN, NY — official release — After sweeping the two events at Williams Grove Speedway, Daryn Pittman capped off a dominating weekend by winning the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series race on Sunday night at Orange County Fair Speedway. “I need somebody to pinch me,” said Pittman, the 2013 series champion from Owasso, Okla. “This has been a whirlwind week. …

AUDIO/FEATURE: 13-Year-Old Rising Star Kodie Conner Gets First Pro Late Model Win

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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Story and Audio by Race Chaser Senior Editor Tom Baker — Brian Nagy photo — How many young race fans do you know that dream of someday getting behind the wheel of a race car and winning a race? For 13-year-old Kannapolis, North Carolina racer Kodie Conner, that dream became a reality last Saturday when he strapped …

DIRT MODS: Rain Washes Out Brewerton Speedway Features

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BREWERTON, NY — Story and Photo by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Friday night’s dirt modified action in Central New York looked like a gamble to start the day. Radar showed some rain in the forecast but it looked to be tracking North which would have allowed the Brewerton Speedway to get their opening show in …

WOO: Gravel Continues Success with Roth Motorsports; Scores Big Win at Wilmot

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WILMOT, WI — official release — Jeff Wackerlin photo — David Gravel is settling in nicely behind the wheel of the Roth Motorsports #83 car, winning a thriller on Friday night at Wilmot Raceway for his second victory in the past three World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series events. Gravel, of Watertown, Conn., is now tied for the series lead with …

NCWTS: Kyle Busch Posts Truck Triumph At Kansas

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – By Jim Pedley NASCAR Wire Service – Photo by Getty Images/NASCAR – As a NASCAR Sprint Cup driver, Kyle Busch has been a disaster at Kansas Speedway. As a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver, he has become a winner. Busch led a race-best 104 laps at the 1.5-mile tri-oval in winning Friday night’s SFP 250 …

INDY LIGHTS: Matthew Brabham Takes Emphatic First Indy Lights Win…at Indy!

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SPEEDWAY, IN – official release — Indy Lights photo — The Brabham family finally has a victory to its credit at the hallowed Indianapolis Motor Speedway after third generation racer Matthew Brabham made light of treacherous conditions to lead throughout this evening’s fifth round of the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires. Brabham, who had qualified Andretti Autosport’s #83 United …

Nick Lascoula Fourth In 2014 Seekonk Late Model Season Opener

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May 6, 2014 — Lascoula Team PR — Tracy Strohmier photo — ABINGTON, Mass — There was probably nobody in the Seekonk Speedway pit area smiling any more proudly late on Sunday afternoon than 16-year-old Nick Lascoula. The Late Model division rookie started fourth and raced hard on the outside of the track all afternoon long with some of the best in his …

John Freeman Hangs On For Sixth Place at Boyd’s Speedway

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May 6, 2014 — Freeman Racing PR — PhotosByDebbie.net photo — RUNAWAY BAY, TX — 17-year-old IMCA Sport Mod racer John Freeman of Runaway Bay, Texas ran a determined race on Friday night at Boyd’s Speedway in Boyd, Texas, finishing sixth despite an ill-handling race car that saw him fall from fourth in the closing laps. “We got to fourth pretty …

John Freeman Scores Season Best Fourth Place Finish at Kennedale

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April 30, 2014 — team photo — RUNAWAY BAY, TX — 17-year-old IMCA Sport Mod racer John Freeman of Runaway Bay scored his season-best fourth place finish at Kennedale Speedway Park last Saturday. Freeman, who normally competes weekly on Fridays at Boyd Raceway in Boyd, Texas as well as at Kennedale, was all smiles after his top five run last …

Las Vegas Bullring: Peyton Saxton Snags Two Seconds; Third Gen Racing 1-2-3 Sweep On Friday

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April 29, 2014 — LAS VEGAS, NV — Two nights of INEX Legends racing action at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s “Bullring” produced two outstanding second place finishes for local rising star Peyton Saxton. Saxton, a 15-year-old in only his third full season of racing (and first in the Pro division), finished behind his teammate Jason Irwin on Friday and …