USLCI: Ken Ragan Named Director of Atlanta Motor Speedway Legends Car Program

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HAMPTON, Ga. — official track release — AMS photo — Ken Ragan has been named director of the U.S. Legends racing program at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Ragan returns to the Speedway after serving as the Legends director from the program’s inception in 1997 through 2001. He replaces Dwight Pilgram, who has retired after four years at the post. “I am …

USLCI: Will Robusto Leads Week Three Winners in Atlanta Thursday Thunder Action

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HAMPTON, Ga. — official track release — Tom Francisco/Speedpics.net photo — Leaders have begun to emerge as the season points races heated up on the quarter-mile Thunder Ring in Week 3 of Thursday Thunder at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Following week three action, a trio of divisions are separated by five or fewer points. Will Robusto earned his second win of the …

USCS: Atlanta Motor Speedway Sprint Car Exhibition Rained Out

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HAMPTON, Ga. — report by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Race Chaser Online and USCS Racing — sportsglutton.com photo — What was scheduled to be a night of fireworks and anticipation turned into a night of running and hiding from the weather. The United Sprint Car Series filtercharged by K&N exhibition/test session for the 2nd annual USCS Windy Creek Casino/Hotel …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Chase Purdy Balancing Competitive Nature with Off-Track Friendships While Searching for Elusive Shootout Championship

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CONCORD, N.C. — Audio, photo and story by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — There’s one thing you can be sure of anytime you run into Chase Purdy at the race track — the Meridian, Mississippi native will always have a smile on his face. The young star has brought a wealth of optimism and …

SAD NEWS: Veteran ‘Thunder’ Broadcaster Gary Lee Dies at 63

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INDIANAPOLIS — official report via Curt Cavin, Indy Star — Star and News Photographers photo — Longtime motor sports broadcaster Gary Lee, 63, was found dead in his Indianapolis home today, likely the result of a heart attack, friends confirmed. Lee, who lived on the city’s Eastside near Shadeland Avenue, was synonymous with ESPN’s earliest televised events. He teamed with former …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Bandolero Outlaw Ashton Winger Flying High; Chasing Double Championships in 2014

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SENOIA, GA – Audio and story by Race Chaser Online Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Ashton Winger Racing photo — Aggressiveness wins races, but consistency wins championships. That famous adage has defined Ashton Winger’s racing career and continues to propel him into contention for victories and the ultimate goal: championships. Winger, 14, competes in the Bandolero Outlaw divisions at Atlanta Motor …

Bourgoine Takes Second Win of Thursday Thunder

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July 4, 2013 – After three races in the VIP Thursday Thunder Series, the Amsoil Nelcar Legends Tour was back at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway for round four of one of the most competitive series in all of Legends Car racing. After their top three in last week’s race, John Peters, Evan Beaulieu and Kevin Girard Jr. would have to …