Category archives for: MIDWEST

Brooks Conquers Daugherty Opener

Steven Brooks won the UMP modified opener Saturday at Daugherty Speedway. (Stan Kalwasinski photo)

Hosting one of the earliest area stock car racing season openers, Daugherty Speedway kicked off its season of racing Saturday evening with Steven Brooks winning the 25-lap feature race for DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

Illiana Motor Speedway Won’t Open In 2016

Illiana Motor Speedway has hosted racing since the track first opened in 1947. (Stan Kalwasinski Photo)

Illiana Motor Speedway, which opened in 1947, will remain closed this season, according to a statement released Friday afternoon.

Fremont Speedway Plans Schedule Revamp


After being notified by the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions that the three sanctioned events planned for this year at Fremont Speedway were being cancelled, track officials are working to revamp some of the upcoming season schedule.

Carson Macedo Joins Mintz Motorsports


Mintz Motorsports has added California sprint car driver Carson Macedo to its team to pilot one of two 410 sprint cars the team plans to campaign around Ohio.

Attica Spreads Money Around To Race Teams


Attica Raceway Park will once again reward the loyal race teams with a strong point fund and increased weekly payout.

Kenseth Will Return To Slinger Nationals

Matt Kenseth has announced he will return to compete in the annual Slinger Nationals at Slinger Super Speedway. (HHP/Garry Eller photo)

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Matt Kenseth, who has won more Slinger Nationals championships than any other driver, will return to compete in the 37th annual event on July 19.

Dirt Classic Ohio Scheduled For Aug. 3


Attica Raceway Park will play host to the Dirt Classic Ohio on Aug. 3, a preliminary event to the $20,000-to-win Dirt Classic slated for Sept. 24 at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, Pa.

Plymouth Adds New Pro Sprint Class

Plymouth Speedway has officially announced plans to introduce the new DIRTcar Pro Sprint Car class in 2016. The new program was tested at Plymouth Speedway last season, as pictured here. (Plymouth Speedway Photo)

Plymouth Speedway, in conjunction with World Racing Group’s DIRTcar sanctioning body, will bring winged pro sprint cars to the weekly Saturday night racing program in 2016.

Tickets Now Available For All Eldora Events

Fireworks celebrate the end of Saturday's World 100 at Eldora Speedway. (Julia Johnson Photo)

Fans can now purchase tickets, suites and select campsites for all 28 racing events at Eldora Speedway’s half-mile dirt oval.

SPEED SPORT Launching Short Track Week


SPEED SPORT and short-track racing have more than 80 years of history together, and now for the first time the motorsports multimedia company is excited to announce June 17-26, 2016, will be SPEED SPORT Short Track Week Presented by Suzuki.


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