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Friday April 17th 



My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just
enjoy your ice cream while it’s on your plate. Thornton Wilder



  • USAC CRA)As the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic
    continues, USAC Western Director Chris Kearns has announced that the
    races scheduled at Ventura Raceway on May 2nd have been cancelled.
    The AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars and USAC Western States Midgets were
    featured on the action packed card along with the California
    Lightning Sprints. USAC and the track promoters are working on
    options to reschedule events once racing resumes. Everyone is
    encouraged to stay inside and follow the guidelines set by city,
    county, state, and federal government officials. For more updates,
    visit usacracing.com as well as the various social media for the
    United States Auto Club (USAC), USAC/CRA Sprint Cars, and the USAC
    Western States Midgets. 4/17

  • World of Outlaws)Bobby Allen felt like he had
    an advantage over the rest of the field going into the 1986 Eldora
    Nationals. He had what many drivers struggle to find – confidence.
    However, despite his notion of being the driver to beat at the Aug.
    9, 1986 event, he still considered himself a dark horse. Or a “many
    more.” “They’d always make in the announcement, ‘This week you’ll
    see Steve Kinser, Sammy Swindell, Doug Wolfgang and many more.’
    Well, I always called myself a “many more,” he said with a chuckle.

    World of Outlaws

  • Trophy Cup)With the entire racing world on
    hold, the 27th Annual Abreu Vineyards Presented by Rudeen Racing
    Trophy Cup will delay sending entry forms to the teams that competed
    last year. Normally the forms are mailed May 1st, but this year it
    will be September 1st before the entries are sent. The priority
    entry paperwork must be returned by September 30. Starting October
    1st, entries will be accepted from teams that did not compete last
    year until October 10 or when there are 110 entries, whichever comes
    first. Entries will not be accepted after October 10 or at the pit
    gate. The $200,000 event for winged 360 sprint cars will guarantee
    the champion $27,000 for accumulating the highest point total.
    Tulare Thunderbowl Raceway hosts the event on October 15-17 with all
    24 A main event cars on Saturday guaranteed a minimum of $5000 for
    the three days combined.4/17

  • ASCS)Taking on a field of 50 in the inaugural
    event of the Lucas Oil ASCS eSport Series presented by the MAVTV
    Motorsports Network, Arizona’s Colton Hardy charged from seventh to
    win the Virtual 11 Oaks Farm Battle at the Grove in the ASCS iRacing
    Invitational event. Scoring a win for Swindell Speedlab, Hardy gave
    a tip of the cap to the team for all of their support in getting him

    ASCS 4/17

Thursday April 16th 



Never retreat. Never explain. Get it done and let them howl.
Benjamin Jowett



  • Column)Joseph Terrell has next column where I
    look at the Kyle Larson situation and why it will take time to
    repair the wounds with NASCAR.
    The West Coast
    Sprint Car Scene

  • USAC)Daison Pursley dominated the night, but
    had to hold off one last-ditch slider by Aiden Purdue on the final
    corner of the last lap to emerge victorious in Thursday’s USAC
    AMSOIL iRacing Challenge Presented by NOS Energy Drink Midget
    feature at Williams Grove Speedway.

  • USAC)Tommy Astone, a 2018 National Midget
    Auto Racing Hall of Fame inductee and seven-time USAC National
    Midget winner who finished runner-up in the series standings in both
    1973 and 1974, passed away on April 14, 2020 at the age of 70.http://www.usacracing.com/

  • USAC)After playing the role of runner-up in
    recent USAC point battles, Tracy Hines finally came through in a big
    way, winning the Coors Light Silver Bullet series title in 2000.http://www.usacracing.com/news/

  • USAC)When Johnny Parsons got behind the wheel
    of Gene Nolen’s USAC Silver Crown car for the first time, he knew
    the yellow No. 20 with the unique V-6 engine under the hood was a
    ride he wanted to be in for a long time.http://www.usacracing.com/



  • Champion Oil)Champion Oil, a globally
    recognized industry leader in performance lubricants, additives,
    chemicals and motor oils for over 64 years, announced today the
    launch of Power Plus with Cetane and Diesel Flo with Cetane diesel
    fuel additives. Press Releases4/16

  • Front Row Challenge Enterprises LLC)Front Row
    Challenge Enterprises is excited to bring racing to Park Jefferson
    International Speedway on April 25th where fans will be greeted with
    Winged 410 Sprint Cars and IMCA Mods at the Open Wheel Nationals
    presented by Real-Geese Silhouette. “With everything sitting idle
    and much of the world in a day-to-day phase, we are excited to bring
    a little bit of normalcy back to the racing world,” FRC Ent, LLC’s
    Terry McCarl said. “While it won’t quite be a normal raceday, we
    have been watching South Dakota’s guidelines to ensure we are in
    line with their mandates and we are extremely excited about racing
    on April 25th.”Press Releases4/16

  • World of Outlaws)Ongoing restrictions and
    special limitations on mass gatherings to help curb the COVID-19
    situation have led the World of Outlaws and track officials to
    postpone upcoming events scheduled for May 1-2. The events in this
    postponement include the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late
    Model Series Hawkeye 100 on May 1-2 at Boone (IA) Speedway, as well
    as the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series race on
    May 1 at Lawton (OK) Speedway and the May 2 Texas Outlaw Nationals
    at Devil’s Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, TX. Fans should hold onto
    their tickets, which will be good for the rescheduled event dates.
    For the latest information, visit WorldofOutlaws.com, or follow us
    on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.4/16

  • World of Outlaws)Bobby Allen knew he was on a
    path to victory at Eldora Speedway on Aug. 9, 1986. He sensed it
    weeks prior. His setup was dialed in. His tire selection was on
    point. His confidence was high. Every detail that produces a win was

    World of Outlaws

Wednesday April 15th 



We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what
we give. Winston Churchill



  • World of Outlaws)The World of Outlaws
    welcomes fans and competitors from all backgrounds and does not
    condone the language used by Kyle Larson while virtually competing
    with a different series on April 12th. As a World of Outlaws Member
    Driver and Team Owner, he violated Rule 2.2A, which states members
    agree to act in a professional manner at all times.https://worldofoutlaws.com/4/15

  • Tyler Thompson)Tyler Thompson, the 18-year
    old Oswego Speedway International Classic Supermodified champion,
    has been included on the ballot for the annual Speed 51 Short Track
    Draft. Since 2004, Speed 51’s Short Track Draft has helped to rank
    the top prospects in the world of short track racing, on dirt and
    asphalt. Press Releases4/15

  • Wayne Johnson)It’s Wednesday!! A new episode
    of Wednesdays With Wayne is available now!!

    This week we catch up with Seth Bergman! We are also “Checking in
    with the Chickmagnet” as he has some big news to share! We look
    forward to bringing you new and exciting content each week. Stay
    tuned for interviews, insights and who knows what else! This week’s
    question of the week was from Robert Lenz. Call or TEXT ‪(405)
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  • USAC)Ryan Newman’s 1999 USAC Coors Light
    Silver Bullet title came after a season-long battle with Russ
    Gamester, who kept the pressure on until the final race. “I knew it
    was going to be difficult to beat Russ,” admitted Newman. “He’d
    already been a USAC champion (1989 National Midget) and knew how to
    get there. This was something new for me and I knew we’d have a
    tough time. Just knowing I’m on the same page with A.J. Foyt, Mario
    Andretti and Al Unser, though, is pretty significant.”http://www.usacracing.com/

  • PRI)PRI’s COVID-19 Resource Page, updated
    regularly, includes a coronavirus impact survey, federal aid
    resources, and the latest information related to the ongoing

  • Racin Boys)While racing has been put on hold
    across the country for the last few weeks because of COVID-19, many
    drivers have been turning to the online world to scratch the racing
    itch. The Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour is the newest series to offer
    virtual racing. The debut for the Lucas Oil ASCS iRacing
    Invitational Series is Friday when the 360ci winged sprint car
    series hosts an online event at the famed Williams Grove Speedway –
    the half-mile dirt oval that is up next for the series in the real
    world. Press Releases4/15

Tuesday April 14th 

Free On-line!

You can’t be halfway in this business. If you don’t meet the
fans, you lose all you’ve got. Loretta Lynn



  • World of Outlaws)Kevin Swindell was reminded
    what victory with the World of Outlaws tastes like last week and
    even though it was virtual, he showed Tuesday night he craved more.
    After a heartwarming win at the virtual Knoxville Raceway last
    Wednesday — Swindell’s first World of Outlaws win since enduring a
    career ending spinal injury at the track in 2015 — he was no longer
    an underdog going into the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint
    Car iRacing Invitational at Lernerville Speedway on DIRTVision. “The
    Bulldog” was back in full force in a race he said was the “most fun
    one so far.”

    World of Outlaws

  • USAC)Johnny Parsons and Jason McCord are this
    week’s guests on episodes nine and 10 of USAC’s Thunder Relived,
    this Thursday and Saturday night, April 16th and 18th, respectively,
    at 8pm Eastern on FloRacing at https://bit.ly/3dzkF8Y. Parsons is a
    decorated veteran of auto racing for over four decades, competing
    against the likes of A.J. Foyt and Mario Andretti in the 1960s all
    the way to the likes of Dave Darland and Tracy Hines in the late
    2000s. This Thursday, Parsons, a veteran of 12 Indianapolis 500
    starts, will revisit and recap his long-awaited first career USAC
    Silver Crown win as a driver, which also happened to be the first
    series win by recently-passed team owner Gene Nolen, at Indianapolis
    Raceway Park in 1991. USAC



  • ESS)With the success of the first King of the
    Quarantine 40 iRacing event for the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprints (ESS),
    the second running of the event will be this Sunday, April 19th at
    5PM. The event will be run on the virtual Dirt Track a Charlotte
    Motor Speedway, the home of the World Finals. Drummondville,
    Quebec’s Alex Bergeron just edged Jake Karklin and Bryce Bailey in
    the first event held at the Eldora Speedway. Bergeron, who is the
    defending World of Outlaws iRacing Champion, took home $95 from the
    $375 purse that was offered. Press Releases4/14

  • World of Outlaws)Logan Seavey is accustomed
    to dominating races. However, not normally while barefoot in a lawn
    chair. With the racing world on hiatus, the 22-year-old dirt racer
    has traded the luxury of a full containment seat and fireproof
    racing attire for the comfortability of a duel cup holder cloth lawn
    chair and casual clothing that allows him to race barefoot against
    the best drivers in the world on iRacing at his residence in

    World of Outlaws

  • World of Outlaws)DIRTVision will air the
    iRacing Invitational on Tuesday and the Watch Party on Saturday at 7
    p.m. (ET) both nights.Another exciting week of racing is ahead as
    the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car iRacing
    Invitational makes its debut at Lernerville Speedway and this week’s
    Watch Party will feature fan-favorite Bobby Allen’s 1986 win at
    Eldora Speedway. 4/14

  • Bobby Adamson)Bobbie Adamson, who was
    inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in 2010, has
    passed away at the age of 86.


  • Lucas Oil Raceway IN)Due to OVERWHELMING
    participation… A purse increase for midgets Night Before the
    500… $5,000 to WIN with a 30-lap feature. Night Before the 500 –
    Sat, Aug 22nd Featuring a $10,000 to Win Sprint Feature + $5,000 to
    Win Midget Feature

Monday April 13th 


I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in
religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend. Thomas



  • Grand Forks ND/SLS Promotions)Tickets are now
    on sale for both rounds of the Northern Tour for the World of
    Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series at River Cities Speedway
    in Grand Forks, North Dakota and can be purchased online at
    slspromotions.ticketforce.com or by calling SLS Promotions at
    815-344-2023. Press Releases4/13

  • Kyle Larson)Kyle Larson issued a 42-second
    video on social media apologizing for his use of a racial slur
    during an iRacing event Sundaynight.


  • Kyle Schuett)Schuett Racing is pleased to
    announce the return of long-time sponsor Progressive Propane, Inc.,
    to their winged sprint car team this year, marking the 17 th
    consecutive season for the partnership. “Progressive Propane has
    been a great supporter of our racing for many years and we’re
    grateful to have them back again this year,” driver Kyle Schuett
    said. “They were one of our first sponsors and have been a solid
    supporter since our quarter-midget days about 17 years ago. They
    provide a quality, dependable service and we value their friendship.
    We use their propane in our home, shop and toter home. Press Releases4/13

  • Jackson Motorplex MN)Several of winged sprint
    car racing’s premier competitors have climbed to the top of the
    podium during the famed AGCO Jackson Nationals. Jackson Motorplex
    will host the 42nd edition of the spectacle June 25-27. The finale
    boasts a staggering $100,000-to-win top prize during the World of
    Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series portion of the
    tripleheader. Press Releases4/13

  • USAC)Daison Pursley was the big winner of
    Saturday night’s iRacing USAC Midget AME Electric FALS Invitational,
    picking up $2,020! Reminder…the USAC iRacing Challenge presented
    by Nos Energy Drink continues this Thursday, April 16, with the
    midgets at Williams Grove, 9pm EST on FloRacing. 4/13

  • World of Outlaws)iRacing continues w/ the Pro
    league tonight at 9pm(ET) & the Invitational Tuesday on DIRTVision
    at 7pm. 4/13

Saturday April 11th 


You can tell by the kindness of a dog how a human should be.
Captain Beefheart



  • USAC)The highest-paying USAC iRacing event to
    ever be held will take place tonight, Saturday, April 11th, in an
    invitation only race featuring the top racing stars of the United
    States Auto Club, 9pm EST exclusively on FloRacing at
    https://bit.ly/34smGjk. Also,
    tune in just before the race, at 8pm EST to catch an all-new episode
    of Thunder Relived featuring Brian Gerster on FloRacing at

  • ASCS)Are you ready? We are sending out 40
    invites to join the ASCS Official League on @iRacing Where: @WilliamsGrove
    Presented by: 11 Oaks Farm When: Friday, April 17, 2020 Time: 5:00
    P.M. (CT) Watch: FREE TO WATCH on racinboys.com 4/11

  • Champion Brands LLC)Champion Brands, LLC, a
    global leader in blending and packaging chemicals and lubricants,
    announced this week that the company has started preparing to
    manufacture critically needed Alcohol Hand Sanitizer and Isopropyl
    Alcohol disinfectant. Press Releases4/11

Friday April 10th 


Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world
owes you nothing. It was here first. Mark Twain



  • Column)Joseph Terrell has his next article
    which tries to look at the big picture and all the racing we can
    still get in on the west coast even if the season doesn’t start
    until late May or early June.The West Coast
    Sprint Car Scene

  • J&J Auto Racing)J&J auto Racing will be
    giving away a frame kit. Enter between April 9th & May 9th.
    Intro video w/ Trey

  • Column)Article & Photo from Richard Golardi:
    “April’s Mixed Bag of (No) Racing”Florida Open

  • IRA Sprints)While today is National 410 day,
    and ironically today is also the day we were to open our 2020
    season, I thought we’d try and update everyone where IRA stands as
    of today. We have so many great things in place for 2020, and while
    this is my 27th year at the helm, I truly believe that with all the
    cool things we put in place over the winter, that this year was
    going to be our best, and hopefully it still will be. The COVID-19
    virus dictates everyone’s life right now, and our first thoughts are
    with everyone’s health and financial well being. We truly hope that
    everyone you love is healthy and safe. As for racing, we honestly
    don’t know when, or if, we’ll get the green light for 2020, but
    certainly we will have things in place and we’ll be prepared
    whenever that day comes. I make my living in the motorsports
    industry and converse with dozens of people within our industry on a
    daily basis. As of today, nobody I’ve spoken with truly knows what
    the 2020 season will look like. While April has been lost, we are
    prepared to race in May as scheduled if we’re allowed. We have plans
    in place to start in May, June, or anytime our government officials
    say it’s safe for us to do so. Based on IndyCar’s release of their
    revised schedule made earlier this week, now opening June 6th, (we
    think maybe Roger Penske knows more than us), so our 410 series has
    taken today’s originally scheduled race at Lee County and postponed
    it to Fri June 5th, the night before we’re at Fairbury on June 6th.
    We have rescheduled our April 18th Beaver Dam Raceway Wipperfirth
    Memorial to August 29th for the 410’s. We even have rescheduled
    dates in place for our “big” May races too, if need be. During this
    “Stay At Home” mandate here in IL, I made the mistake of installing
    a TV in my home office, so now I’m more confused than ever in
    regards to when we might get back to normality. Certainly we hope
    and believe more of the economy will be opened relatively soon,
    though we believe our health safety folks will watch for spikes in
    COVID-19 cases before they open up events like ours to the public.
    As one of the least “tech savy” people on the planet, I never
    imagined one of the highlights of my week would be tuning into FS1
    and watching a video game, but that is where we’re at today…. and
    I must say our Bill Balog’s pretty good at it. And thanks to Derek
    Crane for putting something together for our wingLESS guys to have
    fun with too. Even if parts of the country are opened before others,
    it remains unclear if teams who are based in “Stay At Home” states
    will be allowed to travel? Nobody knows…. It’s Easter weekend and
    reality is that many of us can’t spend it with those who we love
    because of health concerns. It’s the reality of today. Certainly we
    hope what we’re all doing has helped, and as a result more
    businesses throughout various parts of the country can be opened as
    soon as possible, as more need to (and deserve to) be opened. We
    sincerely hope you and your loved ones are safe, and that your
    businesses and jobs survive and those places currently closed, open
    up soon. Thanks to those whose jobs keep us healthy, fed, and safe.
    Your health and well being are most critical during these times, and
    absolutely your financial well being too. Our thoughts are with
    everyone this Easter weekend, and we can’t wait to see everybody as
    soon as we possibly are allowed. Until then, be healthy, safe, and
    God Bless. 4/10

  • World of Outlaws)A state trooper stood at the
    pit gate going into Turn 3 at Bristol Motor Speedway, speed gun in
    hand. With a cloud of dirt filling the coliseum-like arena, he
    pointed the gun at the pack of 900-hp winged chariots soaring by.
    Later in the day, as Sammy Swindell was walking out of the track,
    the trooper stopped him and said, “Well, you’re the fastest one.” World of Outlaws

Thursday April 9th 


I know that there are people who do not love their fellow
man, and I hate people like that! Tom Lehrer



  • Perris Auto Speedway CA)With racing on a
    temporary hold at Perris Auto Speedway due to the coronavirus, we
    are going to bring you a series of interviews with drivers to see
    what they are doing and what the near future holds. First up is
    USAC/CRA Sprint Car star Jake Swanson. Press Releases4/9

  • World of Outlaws)With ongoing national and
    statewide orders for residents to remain at home to help curb the
    COVID-19 situation, World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car
    Series and Vado Speedway Park officials have decided to cancel the
    event scheduled for April 24-25. World of Outlaws

  • Danny Dietrich)Despite the ongoing COVID-19
    pandemic halting short track action in its tracks, the competitive
    edge is far from lost, as Gettysburg, Pennsylvania’s Danny Dietrich
    is eager to return to action as soon as facilities are permitted to
    do so. Dietrich, the 2019 Central PA Sprints and Williams Grove
    Speedway champion, is keeping his focus on what’s ahead and
    preparing his team for a possible uproot if sprint car racing should
    resume in other areas of the country before Pennsylvania is cleared. Press Releases4/9

  • Column)Jim Allen is bored and has some
    thoughts in
    News Line

Wednesday April 8th 


Soon as I could play one guitar chord and laid my ear upon
that wood, I was gone. My soul was sold. Music was everything from then on.
John Prine



  • USAC)The highest-paying USAC iRacing event to
    ever be held will take place this Saturday, April 11th, in an
    invitation only race featuring the top racing stars of the United
    States Auto Club, 9pm EST exclusively on FloRacing. The AME
    Electrical “Saturday Night Lightning” FALS Invitational will pad the
    wallet of the front runners who can get the job done in the virtual
    USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature held at the
    quarter-mile Fairbury Speedway in Illinois.

  • Gene Nolen)Legendary USAC Silver Crown and
    sprint car owner H. Eugene (Gene) Nolen, owner of Nolen Racing,
    passed away this afternoon, Wednesday, April 8. Nolen, 77, of
    Greenwood, Ind., had been fighting kidney failure and pulmonary
    fibrosis for about a year, and recently developed pneumonia. He had
    tested negative for COVID-19. He died at Kindred Long-Term Hospital
    in Indianapolis, where he was admitted about three weeks ago. Press Releases4/8

  • World of Outlaws)The adrenaline rush thrill
    ride of the World of Outlaws iRacing Invitational caught the
    attention of hundreds of thousands of fans in its FOX Sports 1 (FS1)
    debut last week. In Wednesday night’s sequel on FS1, the Sprint Car
    and Late Model Invitationals left fans desiring more. Kevin Swindell
    stole hearts by getting his first World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink
    Sprint Car iRacing Invitational win at Knoxville Raceway — the track
    where his racing career ended when he endured a spinal injury in a
    2015 crash. Then, in the second half of the doubleheader, Corey
    Gordon smoothly powered his Drydene-sponsored car to victory in the
    World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Models iRacing Invitational,
    holding off the field on a green-white-checkered finish.World of Outlaws



  • USAC)Midgets took the stage last week, but
    now the time has arrived for the heavy artillery to come out and
    play. The Sprint Cars take their turn at the Sprint Car Capitol of
    the World this Thursday night, April 9, at Knoxville Raceway for
    round number two of the 2020 USAC AMSOIL iRacing Challenge presented
    by NOS Energy Drink. USAC’s best take their place behind the wheel
    in the world’s leading motorsports simulation to compete against
    each other for pride, for bragging rights and for a $500 top prize
    each Thursday throughout the month of April.

  • Fox Sports FS1)TUNE IN TONIGHT for Wednesday
    Night iRacing on FS1 at 8:00 PM ET for World of Outlaws at virtual
    Knoxville Raceway 4/8

  • King Racing Products)While the racing world
    is at a standstill, King Racing Products is still running full steam
    ahead. We know that is virus will pass and we are all doing what we
    can to protect ourselves and family. At King racing products we are
    building inventory and developing some new products that will be
    released soon! Our shipping department is sending orders out daily
    and production is thru the roof. Make sure to take advantage of our
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    King Racing Products, Racer Designed
    and Outlaw Proven. 4/8

  • PPB Motorsports 2021)The Pioneer Pole
    Buildings Motorsports 2021 Presented by Sunoco Distributed by
    Insinger Performance Race Car and Trade Show will return to the
    Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA for a 13th consecutive
    year a week later than previously announced. Press Releases4/8

Tuesday April 7th 

Now Streaming……

Drag your thoughts away from your troubles… by the ears, by
the heels, or any other way you can manage it. Mark Twain



  • World of Outlaws)In a 24-hour span Logan
    Seavey accomplished something few, if any, drivers could – even in
    the virtual world. After winning his first World of Outlaws Morton
    Buildings Late Model iRacing Invitational Monday night, he backed
    the win up with a World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car
    iRacing Invitational win Tuesday night – his second World of Outlaws
    Sprint Car iRacing win in three races. Both Late Model and Sprint
    Car races were $1,000-to-win events at the (virtual) Knoxville

    World of Outlaws


  • CRSA/PST)With the State of New York on
    “Pause” due to the virus outbreak, the Northeast Motorsports scene
    continues on with online events. The SuperGen Products with Champion
    Power Equipment CRSA Sprint Car Series is no different and is happy
    to announce their participation in a unique IRacing event. Press Releases4/7

  • Jordyn Charge)Juggling his racing activities
    between 410 and 360 Sprintcar classes throughout the 2019-20 season,
    youngster Jordyn Charge enjoyed a career-best season following a
    string of major event achievements. In what was Charge’s fifth
    season in Sprintcars, the Melton, Victoria based resident certainly
    stood up to be counted amongst his more established rivals
    throughout his home state. Press Releases4/7

  • Wayne County Speedway OH)With the COVID 19
    Federal and Ohio State Stay at Home law in effect until May 1st,
    Wayne County Speedway promoters Jason and Kristin Flory are
    announcing that all April races have been cancelled. The 2020 race
    season at ‘Orrville’s Historic Oval’ was to start this Saturday,
    April 11th along with the April 18th and 25th races. “We want all of
    our drivers and teams, the fans and our employees to be safe and
    healthy during this time,” said the Flory’s.Press Releases4/7

  • World of Outlaws)The pressure was on David
    Gravel to win the prestigious Knoxville Nationals at Knoxville
    Raceway last year. He had a Fortune 500 company on his car. Jeff
    Gordon was watching. Formula 1-star Mark Webber was watching. The
    entire Sprint Car world was watching. However, that amount of
    pressure and stress didn’t match the anxiety he faced trying to
    transfer from the Last Chance Showdown into the inaugural World of
    Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car iRacing Invitational, he said.

    World of Outlaws


  • Oswego Speedway NY)Joining the dozens of
    tracks and sanctioning bodies nationwide that have turned to sim
    racing as a means to pass the unprecedented times around the world,
    Oswego Speedway has partnered with Xtreme Short Track Sim Racing and
    AsphaltVision.TV for the inaugural Supermodified ‘Sim Racing
    Showdown’ to be broadcast later this month. Press Releases4/7

  • Kyle Offill)With just one race under his belt
    in 2020, Kyle Offill and Country Builders Racing are still patiently
    waiting to kick their season off in full swing as schedules are
    currently idle. “We all just want to race, but as a team were have
    been taking this extreme time to make sure everything is ready to
    go,” Offill said. “We have some extremely great partners behind us,
    and we appreciate their continued support. We are working to make
    sure we do them proud once all this passes.” Press Releases4/7

  • Knoxville Raceway IA)We may not be together
    at the track, but we can be watching iRacing from Knoxville Raceway
    together all week! Don’t miss a single lap of the virtual racing
    action live from Knoxville Raceway. On Tuesday, April 7, the World
    of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series is hosting an iRacing
    Invitational live on DIRTVision at 7pm, ET. Press Releases4/7

  • Gas City I-69 Speedway IN)Due to the ongoing
    COVID-19 restrictions, including the current “Stay at Home” mandate
    effective through April 20 issued by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb,
    the April 18 “Test and Tune” scheduled for Gas City I-69 Speedway
    has been canceled. Due to the amount of lead time needed for vendors
    and participants, the speedway’s May 2 Yard Sale/Flea Market has
    been postponed. A make-up date will be announced later. Press Releases4/7

  • USAC)Terry Pletch and Brian Gerster are this
    week’s guests on episodes seven and eight of USAC’s Thunder Relived,
    this Thursday and Saturday, April 9th and 11th, respectively, at 8pm
    Eastern on FloRacing at https://bit.ly/2J7pxEs. Pletch, who was
    active with the USAC National Sprint Car series between 1982 and
    2004, was the victor of one of the most memorable come-from-behind
    triumphs of all-time at the 1999 Tony Hulman Classic at the Terre
    Haute Action Track. He discusses the biggest night of his career
    in-depth with Thunder Relived hosts Richie Murray and Kirk Spridgeon
    and also tells of his wild beginnings in the sport of motorcycle
    racing before making the transition to sprint cars.

  • Selinsgrove Speedway PA)The continued
    COVID-19 health pandemic continues to cut into the area racing
    season schedule including at Selinsgrove Speedway where the track
    has now called a halt to its planned April 11 racing program. The
    show was to be the ULMS late models April Attack that included
    action for the limited late models and the A & A Auto Stores
    roadrunner division.
    Central PA



  • Tony Stewart Racing)While race teams and fans
    alike have turned to various forms of online motorsports competition
    to fill the void as the world battles COVID-19, Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian
    Racing (TSR) is also looking to put some skin in the gaming world.
    iRacing fans can now carry their favorite TSR partner as they battle
    in online winged sprint car racing events. Press Releases4/7

  • DIRTVision)Last night was a barn burner at
    Knoxville Raceway with Logan Seavey winning the World of Outlaws
    Late Models. Tonight, at 7pm(ET) on DIRTVision is the Nos Energy
    Drink World of Outlaws Sprint Cars turn! Logan Seavey has been
    dominate in every @iRacing car he drives. Will he get back-to-back
    wins tonight? www.dirtvision.com

  • ASCS)With several events still looking for
    dates to reschedule their 2020 events with the Lucas Oil American
    Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network, one
    has been set as Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tenn. has moved
    their date to Saturday, August 22, 2020.

    ASCS 4/7

  • World of Outlaws)As most of the country is
    under quarantine and sports across the country are on hold,
    motorsports have once again proven to be innovators, finding a
    unique way to stay active, reach our fans, and provide value to our
    partners through iRacing. While everyone in our industry faces
    challenging times, we have decided to take an aggressive stance with
    content generation across our digital, social and broadcast
    channels. We believe that keeping our fans and racers engaged is the
    best way to ensure a speedy recovery once we get to go back real
    racing again, burning pistons, busting shocks and replacing bodies.

    World of Outlaws


  • Indy Race Parts)Even though our showroom is
    closed until further notice to stay compliant w Governor’s orders,
    don’t hesitate to reach out to us.. We are still shipping items and
    could possibly deliver. If you are working on your car & have a
    technical question still give us a call. 317-244-9437 4/7

Monday April 6th 



Has this world been so kind to you that you should leave with
regret? There are better things ahead than any we leave behind. C. S. Lewis



  • Patriot Sprints)In what will be a first of
    its kind for Mike Emhof and his two operated series, his
    organizations will be hosting the first ever MEM Iracing Spring
    Nationals. With the current outbreak of the Coronavirus throughout
    the United States, every track has been forced to postpone the start
    to their 2020 season. This has resulted in bringing the A-Verdi
    Storage Containers Patriot Sprint Tour season opener at Outlaw to a
    halt as well. Press Releases4/6

  • Rumble In Fort Wayne)The 23rd annual edition
    of the Rumble in Fort Wayne will take place Friday and Saturday,
    December 18 & 19, one week earlier than normal, to accommodate the
    conflict with Christmas falling on a Friday in 2020. Due to the
    complexity of creating a multiple-day event that weekend, Rumble
    officials discussed options with the operating team at the Allen
    County War Memorial Coliseum. Collectively, an agreement was reached
    that the best-case scenario would be to move the event forward one
    week for the next few years that involve a Christmas conflict. The
    move-in will be held Thursday evening, December 17, before two days
    of indoor racing action. Press Releases4/6

  • Kreitz Oval Track)Check out our new sale
    flyer on our new LIVE website

    . Still shipping orders and doing
    curbside pickup.4/6

  • Diversified Machine Inc)Yes! We are still
    open Give us a call at (717) 397-5347 M-TH: 7am-5pm F: 7am-3pm
    Address: 430 North Franklin Street Lancaster, PA Website:
    https://buff.ly/2Ul86ap 4/6

  • Coastal Race Parts)Coastal Race Parts is OPEN
    and shipping daily! CRP stocks everything you need for your Sprint
    Car, Modified, Late Model, Off Road Truck, Street Stock, Drag Car,
    Street Rod, Hot Rod, Show Car, or Street Car! Over 1,000 of the top
    brands in motorsports!

Saturday April 4th 



I think you end up doing the stuff you were supposed to do at
the time you were supposed to do it. Robert Downey, Jr.



  • AFCS)In accordance with the state of Ohio and
    federal government extension of the “state at home” order to May 1st
    in effort to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the AFCS 410 Sprint
    Series opening weekend April 17th at Attica Raceway Park and April
    18th at Fremont Speedway has been cancelled. The $500 quick time
    qualifying bonus in memory of George Fisher on each of those nights,
    will be moved to a later date on the 2020 AFCS 410 Sprint Series
    schedule. We pray everyone is staying safe during these
    unprecedented times in the world. We will keep all of our teams and
    fans updated as more information develops as we look forward to
    kicking off the 2020 AFCS Sprint Series season. Thanks for all of
    your support. 4/4

  • DirtStation)Now until April 30, 2020, receive
    free shipping on all orders and get the 2-disc DVD set of the 2016
    Show Me 100 automatically added to your order at no additional
    charge. Most orders will ship within 24 hours of placing your order.
    Visit our store now at:

  • DirtStation)Are you stuck at home bored with
    no racing action to watch? You do have an outlet! For streaming
    archived dirt track racing go now to
    and get 3 months of streaming videos for $19.95! 4/4

  • POWRi)As the entire dirt-track racing world
    all but grinds to a standstill due to the unprecedented spread of
    coronavirus and government-issued instructions, POWRi officials
    believe the continual safety of our competitors and fans alike
    should remain priority number one at all times. As communication
    remains pivotal to staying on-track during this time of uncertainty,
    POWRi Monthly now offers race-fans a way to stay informed and
    up-to-date on all the ever-changing POWRi Leagues this 2020 Racing
    Season and beyond. Press Releases4/4

  • Fremont Speedway OH)Due to the extension of
    the state and federal governments’ “stay at home” order through May
    1 in an effort to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus pandemic,
    Fremont Speedway officials have postponed the April 18 and April 25
    events. Track officials will continue to monitor the ever-changing
    situation and make adjustments to the 2020 racing schedule as needed
    to comply with the state’s orders. Press Releases4/4

  • Attica Raceway Park OH)In accordance with the
    state and federal governments extension of the “state at home”
    orders through the month of April to combat the COVID-19 pandemic,
    Attica Raceway Park has cancelled all events this month. That
    includes the cancellation of the Core & Main Spring Nationals
    originally set for Friday and Saturday, April 10 and 11, the opener
    of the All Pro Aluminum Cylinder Heads/Kistler Racing Products
    Attica Fremont Championship Series Presented by the Baumann Auto
    Group on April 17 and racing on April 24. Press Releases4/4

Friday April 3rd 




Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your
talent. Marlon Brando



  • World of Outlaws)The Greatest Show on Dirt
    did not disappoint in its Wednesday Night iRacing debut, earning
    itself a sequel as FOX Sports confirmed today the addition of
    another World of Outlaws iRacing Invitational, live from the virtual
    Knoxville Raceway on Wednesday, April 8 (8:00 PM ET) on FS1. This
    will be the second installment of a weekly FS1 series of iRacing
    events featuring drivers from across multiple disciplines and
    various virtual racetracks.

    World of Outlaws

  • POWRi)With the cancelation of all outside
    racing action, many drivers and fans alike are tuning into E-Sports
    to fill their desire for dirt. Evolving to meet the sports demands
    the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League has unveiled an eager and
    enthusiastic six-week schedule for iRacing competition events. Press Releases4/3

  • POWRi)We continue to implement precautionary
    and preparatory measures in accordance with CDC guidance and
    government health authorities to ensure the health and safety of our
    fans, teams and their families. POWRi and track officials have
    postponed the I-30 Nationals Friday & Saturday, April 17th & 18th as
    well as both the WAR/Iowa Sprint Car races on Friday & Saturday
    April 24th & 25th. Press Releases4/3

  • World of Outlaws)Looking back on his 18-year
    World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series career, with 105
    wins, Joey Saldana is satisfied. To him, it’s a respectable career
    and said he’s happy with it. However, there’s reluctance in his
    voice when saying “happy.” At 48-years-old, he won’t say he’s
    retired from full-time World of Outlaws racing but knows it’s not
    for him right now. That doesn’t stop him from thinking about what
    could still be and what could have been.

    World of Outlaws

  • USAC)The highest-paying USAC iRacing event to
    ever be held will take place on Saturday, April 11, in an invitation
    only race featuring the top stars of the United States Auto Club.
    The AME Electrical “Saturday Night Lightning” FALS Invitational,
    which will be held live exclusively on FloRacing at 9pm Eastern,
    will pad the wallet of the front runners who can get the job done in
    the virtual USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature held at
    the quarter-mile Fairbury Speedway in Illinois.

  • PRI Magazine)Digital Edition Available Now.
    The April 2020 issue of PRI Magazine features a five-part report on
    the latest advances in driving safety. Learn about recent
    developments in driver gear, vehicle equipment, heat suppression,
    fire protection, science and medicine, and race tracks. Plus, see
    how lower-dollar classes are providing a shot in the arm for tracks
    and sanctioning bodies across the US. Also hear from Mike Hurst who
    is a leading voice in motorsports safety, and much more inside this
    edition of PRI Magazine.http://click.message.performanceracing.com/

  • Knoxville Raceway IA)We continue to monitor
    Coronavirus developments and restrictions in Iowa and around the
    country. The 2020 season opener has been rescheduled for Saturday,
    May 2. Should more changes to our schedule be required, we will send
    an update through this newsletter, on our website and on our social
    media accounts. As of now, there are no plans to cancel any of the
    events that tickets are currently available for. Press Releases4/3

  • Port Royal Speedway PA)After discussions with
    the various touring series that support us and in accordance with
    Governor Tom Wolf’s 30-day mandate extension regarding social
    distancing and the closing of non-essential businesses due to the
    COVID-19 pandemic, the Port Royal Speedway has made the difficult
    decision to postpone/cancel the entire month of April’s schedule.
    Central PA

  • Grab a NOS Energy Drink. Settle in. Tighten your belts. Enjoy the


Thursday April 2nd 



In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the
right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you
can do is nothing. Theodore Roosevelt



  • Knoxville Raceway IA)“For the Love of Dirt”
    Streaming Now on YouTube. A new, edge-of-your-seat sprint car
    documentary is now available to stream thanks to our friends and
    partners at NOS Energy Drink. “For the Love of Dirt”, the
    behind-the-scenes film focuses on the Stenhouse Jr.-Marshall Racing
    team and its driver, Sheldon Haudenschild, in the month leading up
    to the 2019 NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by
    Casey’s. The full-length film can be viewed now at the link below.

  • Shaun In the Dirt Podcast)Quarantine Time
    Vol. 1. Shaun In the Dirt checks in with Steve Beitler, Jake Helsel,
    Robbie Price, and Devon Borden during this time of self quarantine
    and staying home to be healthy.


  • Lucas Oil Raceway IN)The Indy 500 moving to
    August 23 means the return of the Night Before the 500 at Lucas Oil
    Raceway! Sprint Car and Midgets, along with the Road to Indy
    featuring USF2000 and Indy Pro 2000.http://www.lucasoilraceway.com/events/night-before-500/4/2

  • USAC)Brennan Rogers held off challengers Alex
    Bergeron and Chase Cabre in a late-race three-lap dash to win
    Thursday night’s 40-lap USAC AMSOIL iRacing Challenge presented by
    NOS Energy Drink at Kokomo Speedway. Rogers, of Camarillo, Calif., a
    veteran of USAC’s Western States Midget division and who also
    captured the 2019 USAC iRacing opener as well, slid himself into
    turn one on the lap 38 restart and raced to victory after starting
    on the pole for the event. Bergeron and Cabre were a close second
    and third, respectively, while Joel Berkley and Adam Elby rounded
    out the top-five. Karter Sarff, a starter in the USAC NOS Energy
    Drink National Midgets on multiple occasions during the 2019 season,
    took sixth with Logan Rumsey seventh. USAC NOS Energy Drink National
    Midget Rookie of the Year contender Daison Pursley was eighth with
    Cole Neuhalfen ninth and 2019 BC39 winner Zeb Wise rounding out the
    top-ten. The USAC AMSOIL iRacing Challenge presented by NOS Energy
    Drink continues next Thursday, April 9, with the Sprint Cars at
    Knoxville Raceway, followed by Sprints on April 16 at Williams Grove
    Speedway and a Sprint/Midget doubleheader on April 23 at Eldora

Wednesday April 1st 


        I don’t like to be caught without a pick. John Prine



  • World of Outlaws)Forty drivers strapped into
    their chariots. Hundreds of thousands of fans sat at the edge of
    their seats with the thunderous roar of eight-cylinder engines
    emphatically echoing around them. However, those chariots were Sim
    Rigs. Those seats were couches, armchairs, beds and possibly even
    the floor. And those engines were the simulated sounds of World of
    Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series Sprint Cars and Morton
    Buildings Late Models on iRacing, broadcasted through televisions
    for the first time in history on FOX Sports 1.

    World of Outlaws

  • CRSA)The SuperGen Products with Champion
    Power Equipment CRSA Sprint Car Series is proud to pass along some
    positive information from one of our main sponsors during the
    current virus epidemic. The folks at Midstate Basement Authorities
    in Newfield, New York have been helping to support the Enfield Food
    Pantry. Press Releases4/1



  • MotorSport Video)Hey racefans!! I know times
    are tough and good racing is hard to come by. Here at MotorSport
    Video, I have decided to change things around a little bit. I am no
    longer going to ship out DVDs of races. I am in the process of
    digitizing all of my videos and will be offering them at reduced
    prices that I will send to you via the internet. I don’t have to
    handle them, put them in envelopes or take them to the post office.
    I will be announcing a new classic video every month. For the month
    of April, I am offering “1986 Thrills & Spills”. This video is
    narrated by Mr. Sprintcarstats and all around funny guy, Kevin
    Eckert. It is almost an hour long of spins, crashes, close finishes
    and flips from that year. It includes action from Florida to Texas
    to Indiana to Ohio, you get the idea. Around 40 different tracks.
    What would normally cost you $15 with S&H, will be offered for
    $7.50. All you have to do is PayPal me at

    ” or send CC info to me at “gsmsvideo@gmail.com.
    Once payment is received, I will email you the link to download the
    video. You will have 3 days to retrieve it, and I will know when you
    have it. You can put it on your main computer, laptop or put it in
    your cloud to be able to watch it on your phone or tablet. Remember
    to send your email and info to me at
    Happy watching!!!! 4/1

  • Winged Nation)Join us tonight prior to the
    FS1 World of Outlaws iRacing race! Ashley Stremme Erin Evernham host
    the Winged Nation pe-race show on WN & MRN Facebook & YouTube!
    Guests – Brad Sweet David Gravel Ron Capps Kevin Swindell 
    We’ll be on around 7PM ET! 4/1

  • Anderson Speedway IN)In a continuing effort
    to address the nationwide virus epidemic, Anderson Speedway
    officials are altering the 2020 schedule to comply with President
    Trump’s coronavirus recommendations. Opening night for the 2020
    racing season will now be held on Saturday, May 2nd featuring the
    Must See Winged Sprints, USSA Mel Kenyon Midgets, Thunder Roadsters
    and Street Socks. There will be an open practice for all divisions
    on May 1st.http://andersonspeedway.com/4/1

  • Knoxville Raceway IA)Tune-In to FS1 tonight
    at 8pm, ET to watch some of our sports biggest stars compete in an
    iRacing event from the virtual Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor
    Speedway. Some of the confirmed drivers include Knoxville Raceway’s
    Brian Brown and Austin McCarl, as well asKnoxville Nationals
    champions Brad Sweet and David Gravel. NASCAR drivers Kyle Larson
    and Christopher Bell will join the race, as well as NHRA driver Ron
    Capps. Macedo will be live on the World of Outlaws Instagram page at
    1pm, ET to discuss the upcoming event. MRN’s Winged Nation will also
    host a pre-race show at 7pm, ET with guests Gravel, Sweet, Kevin
    Swindell and Ron Capps on the Winged Nation Facebook page. For more
    information on tonight’s race follow FS1 and World of Outlaws on
    Twitter. 4/1

  • USAC)NASCAR stars Kyle Larson, Chase Briscoe
    and Christopher Bell, who is also a USAC National champion, plus
    five more USAC National champions in Spencer Bayston Tyler Courtney,
    Logan Seavey, Tanner Thorson and Chris Windom, are entered for this
    Thursday’s, April 2, AMSOIL USAC iRacing Challenge midget event
    presented by NOS Energy Drink from the virtual Kokomo Speedway LIVE
    at 9pm ET on FloRacing at
    . USAC

  • World of Outlaws)Kevin Swindell hasn’t been
    in a Sprint Car for almost five years. But when the World of Outlaws
    NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series makes its historic debut on FOX
    Sports 1 tonight at 8 p.m. (ET), he’ll be one of the top competitors
    — virtual competitors.

    World of Outlaws








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