Millbridge Speedway: Chaz Woodward Wins Open Class; Parkhurst, Campbell, Boschele Also Victorious

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SALISBURY, N.C. – Article By RaceChaser Senior Editor Tom Baker – Photos By Kara C Photography – Chaz Woodward put the exclamation point on a beautiful night of competitive Mini-Outlaw Kart Racing at Millbridge Speedway in Salisbury, N.C. on Wednesday when he stormed to victory in the SKE Karts Open Mini Outlaw feature.  Woodward had also won his heat race …

POWRi: MAVTV Set to Broadcast the 2014 POWRi Midget World Championship Finale at the Ford EcoBoost Challenge

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MILLSTADT, IL – After a series of events held in Australia, New Zealand, and the Unites States, the 2014 POWRi Midget World Championship finale will take place at the Ford EcoBoost Challenge. The $3,000 to-win Ford EcoBoost Challenge is a two-day event sponsored by Ford. The first night will be held at Bloomington Speedway in Bloomington, IN on May 30th …

John Freeman Finishes Third in Boyd Raceway IMCA Main; Ninth at Kennedale

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RUNAWAY BAY, TX – Freeman Racing Team PR – John Freeman had an up and down weekend of racing between Friday and Saturday nights.  On Friday he finished a very strong third place at Boyd Raceway in Boyd, Texas.  The next night he went to Kennedale Raceway Park in Kennedale, Texas and struggled to a ninth place finish. Despite his …

AUDIO/Tom Time Blog: SPEED SPORT Challenge at Millbridge Speedway A Huge Success!

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Blog and Photo By RaceChaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — In my last edition of “Tom Time” I spoke of this week being a “magic” week to be a race fan. Not only do we have pinnacle races in nearly every one of the sport’s “major leagues” (Indy 500, F1 Grand Prix of Monaco and NASCAR Coca-Cola …

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 …

Cooper Clouse Debuts New Hawk Chassis Sprint Car; Finishes Fifth at Waynesfield

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WAYNESFIELD, OH — Team PR — Jan Dunlap Photo — Midwest open-wheel rising star Cooper Clouse debuted a brand new 2014 Hawk Chassis Sprint Car design at Waynesfield Raceway Park on Saturday night and hustled it to a fifth place finish. For Cooper, 15, and his race team the top five out of the box was almost as good as …

CTSCC: Doran Racing Finishes Fifth and Sixth Saturday at Laguna Seca

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May 5, 2014 — team release — Codis, Inc. photo — MONTEREY, Calif. — Saturday was a good points-earning day for Doran Racing at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, as its cars finished fifth and sixth in the third round of IMSA’s Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge. After two hours and 30 minutes of competition, the team’s #14 Nissan NISMO 370Z RC co-driven by Brad Jaeger …

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 …

WOO: Calistoga Classic; Brad Sweet Surges to Third Victory in Outlaws Thriller

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CALISTOGA, Calif. — April 5, 2014 — It was friends and family night for California native Brad Sweet on Saturday at Calistoga Speedway after he held off Brian Brown in a thriller for his third World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series victory of the season. Sweet and Brown flipped the lead several times in traffic before Sweet, of Grass …

IndyCar: Tino Belli Named Director of Aerodynamic Development

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INDIANAPOLIS (Wednesday, March 26, 2014) — Panther Racing photo — INDYCAR announced today that longtime development and race engineer Tino Belli will join the sanctioning body’s technical group as Director of Aerodynamic Development in early April.  Belli, whose motorsports roots date to 1984 as chief aerodynamicist at March Engineering, will oversee implementation of the distinct aerodynamic bodywork kits supplied by …

WOO: Pittman notches first win of 2014 at Thunderbowl; Schuchart impresses WoO STP Sprints

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March 15, 2014 — Race report by Steven Ovens — Photo Courtesy World of Outlaws — TULARE, CA — Two of the stories that we have followed so far this season with the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars have been: ‘Where is Daryn Pittman?’ and ‘With all of the troubles for Logan Schuchart and Jacob Allen, can they make the …