MIDWEST: Swindell Set to Tackle National Sprint League Opener at 34 Raceway

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WINDOM, Minn. — official team release — Jay Hallas photo — Sammy Swindell will be joining the season-opening National Sprint League race next week for the second straight year. Swindell and the CJB Motorsports team are heading to 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa, on April 9 for the first of approximately 19 National Sprint League events on their schedule …

NSL: Slammin’ Sammy Streaks to $25,000 Payday in Jackson Nationals Finale

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa — official series release — Rob Kocak photo — A third-place heat-race finish Saturday night was all that kept Sammy Swindell from sweeping the entire weekend at the 37th annual Jackson Nationals. Swindell earned $25,000 aboard the CJB Motorsports/Big Game Treestands No. 1 for his second FVP National Sprint League victory of the weekend. Thomas Kennedy joined his father …

NSL: Lasoski Gets Ninth National Sprint League Victory With Late Pass at Angell Park

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SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. — official series release — Rob Kocak photo — Danny Lasoski used a late restart to slide by Brad Loyet and claim his ninth FVP National Sprint League feature of the year Sunday night at Angell Park Speedway. Lasoski won the 30-lap event that was co-sanctioned with the Bumper to Bumper IRA Sprint Series and attracted a 42-car …

NSL: Lasoski Duels to Randolph County Glory; Scores Eighth National Sprint League Win on 2015

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MOBERLY, Mo. – official series release — NSL photo — Danny Lasoski emerged victorious over Terry McCarl on Friday night at Missouri’s Randolph County Raceway, registering his eighth win of the season with the FVP National Sprint League in the return of 410 sprint cars to the historic track. McCarl shot out from his pole position to lead early in …

NSL: Seventh Heaven; Lasoski Roars to National Sprint League Victory at Fairmont

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FAIRMONT, Minn. — official series release — Rob Kocak photo — Danny Lasoski roared to his seventh FVP National Sprint League win of the season Friday night at the Fairmont Raceway. It was the first time in almost 30 years that 410 sprint cars had screamed around the banked half-mile oval. The Dover, Mo., driver led all 25 laps and collected …

NSL: Minnesota Mafia to Sponsor National Sprint League Quick Time Award

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WINDOM, Minn. – official release — The Minnesota Mafia will step up to support the National Sprint League during its inaugural season in 2015, offering $200 for quick time at every National Sprint League event as part of their efforts. The current NSL schedule has over twenty-five races scheduled at fourteen tracks in seven Midwest states. The series, founded by …

410 SPRINTS: Lasoski and Big Game Motorsports Team Up for Remainder of 2014

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WINDOM, Minn. – official release — DB3 Imaging photo via Danny Lasoski Racing — Big Game Motorsports has joined forces with veteran sprint car driver Danny Lasoski for the remainder of the 2014 season. Lasoski will drive a Big Game Treestands car during the $15,000-to-win Open Wheel Championships at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio, on Oct. 24-25 and at the …

410 SPRINTS: Knoxville to Partner With New “Big Game” Sprint Series

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WINDOM, Minn. — official release — The new 410 sprint series established by Tod Quiring of Big Game Treestands has added the support of Knoxville Raceway for the 2015 season. The famed half-mile oval in Knoxville, Iowa, has selected four dates with the newly formed series, which was created to strengthen 410 sprint car racing in the Midwest. The four events …

Speed Zone Blog: Looking At A Legend — The Career of Sammy Swindell

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CONCORD, N.C. — Blog by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Race Chaser Online — World of Outlaws photo — It’s been two weeks since the announcement, but someone made a comment to me over the weekend that stuck in my head so strongly that I was inspired to sit down and write. “You can’t measure a legend by the statistics …

WOO: Sammy Swindell Retiring From Full-Time Racing

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GERMANTOWN, Tenn. – official release — Julia Johnson photo — One of the most storied careers in all of professional dirt racing has come to a close, save for one event a year, as Sammy Swindell announced today he has decided to retire from professional racing effective immediately. Swindell, who has driven for Big Game Motorsports the past four years of …

KNOXVILLE: Sammy Swindell to Enter 360 Knoxville Nationals This Weekend

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa – official release — Julia Johnson photo — Big Game Motorsports driver Sammy Swindell has elected to contend for the 360 Knoxville Nationals title this weekend. Swindell and the Big Game Treestands team will compete in preliminary action on Friday at Knoxville Raceway prior to Saturday’s $10,000-to-win event during the 24th annual Arnold Motor Supply 360 Knoxville Nationals. “Al …

WOO: Swindell Shifts Focus From Outlaw Competition to Knoxville Nationals

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WINDOM, Minn. – official release — Julia Johnson photo — Big Game Motorsports driver Sammy Swindell will shift his focus from the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series to the famed Knoxville Nationals during the next several weeks. Swindell and the Big Game Treestands team will compete at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, the next two Saturdays prior to …