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Kentucky HoF Ceremony Set For Oct. 24


The Kentucky Motorsports Hall of Fame will formally induct its class of 2015 on Saturday, Oct. 24.

Spatola, Dehm Collect Kokomo Accolades

Mike "Opie" Spatola won the late model feature at Kokomo Speedway Saturday. (Gary Gasper photo)

The second day of the Kokomo Klash IX season-ending program saw late model speedster Mike “Opie” Spatola and modified ace Lance Dehm scoring feature victories in their respective divisions at Kokomo Speedway Saturday night.

Knoxville Legend Roy Robbins Dies

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Roy Robbins, the winner of the first Knoxville Nationals at Knoxville Raceway in 1961, has died. He was 88 years old.

Cottle & Bayston Star At Kokomo

Shane Cottle won the sprint car feature Friday at Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway. (Gary Gasper photo)

Shane Cottle came home the winner of the 25-lap non-winged sprint car feature race during the first night of the two-day Kokomo Klash IX at the Kokomo Speedway Friday night.

Tunny Breaks Through In Figure 8 Action

Austin Tunny earned his first Interstate Auto Auction Winged Outlaw Figure 8 Series victory Saturday at Anderson Speedway.

Austin Tunny took advantage of a late caution flag and never looked back en-route to capturing his first career Interstate Auto Auction Winged Outlaw Figure 8 Series (WOFS) win Saturday night at Anderson Speedway.

Ruhl & Ballou Top Sprintacular Features

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Ryan Ruhl and Robert Ballou claimed sprint car victories during Saturday night’s Sprintacular at Eldora Speedway

Reynolds Nips Johnson At Rockford

Jon Reynolds Jr. (X) beats Casey Johnson (5) to the finish line to win Sunday's National Short Track Championship at Rockford Speedway. (Doug Hornickel Photo)

Cold, overcast weather conditions saw some heated racing Sunday afternoon as Jon Reynolds Jr. came home the victor in the 50th Anniversary National Short Track Championships 200-lap late model special at Rockford Speedway.

Hawkins Captures DIRTcar Fall Nationals

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Jacob Hawkins drove his car beneath Kyle Stickler’s machine battling for the lead and the $5,000 payday in Sunday’s rain-delayed DIRTcar Fall Nationals by Allstar Performance at Eldora Speedway.

Weir Tops Gas City Season Finale

Scott Weir hugs the bottom groove on his way to victory in the 410 sprint car feature race, which was part of Gas City I-69 Speedway's Fall Fest racing program Friday night.  (Stan Kalwasinski Photo)

Cold, windy and rainy weather put somewhat of a damper on Gas City I-69 Speedway’s season-ending Fall Fest racing program Friday night with Marion’s Scotty Weir capturing the 410 sprint car feature race at the quarter-mile dirt track.

Final Day Of DIRTcar Nationals Postponed

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Rain has postponed day three of the DIRTcar Fall Nationals by Allstar Performance at Eldora Speedway.


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