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Abreu Wins Sixth Straight Chili Bowl Wednesday Qualifying Preliminary Night

TULSA, Okla. (January 11, 2023) – Rico Abreu used a last-lap pass to take the lead from fellow Toyota driver Mitchel Moles in winning his sixth consecutive Smiley’s Racing Products Qualifying Night feature at the 37th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals. The victory is Abreu’s eighth preliminary night feature win in the last nine years, all coming in a Keith Kunz Motorsports Toyota. With the...

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Modified News

Bill Rose Plans Big Block Debut at DIRTcar Nationals

BARBERVILLE, FL (Dec. 27, 2022) – Bill Rose will add another center-steer vehicle to his resume of race cars in February as he plans to make his Big Block Modified debut at DIRTcar Nationals. After running his Sprint Car the first week of the event at Volusia Speedway Park (Feb. 6-11), he’ll climb aboard his new Teo-built Modified with the Super DIRTcar Series during week two (Feb. 15-18). ...

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Late Model News

Ruben Mireles Named World of Outlaws Late Models Series Announcer

CONCORD, NC – December 22, 2022 – The World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Model Series has found its next voice, naming Ruben Mireles as the new Series announcer. He’ll welcome fans to the 2023 season when it kicks off at Volusia Speedway Park during Sunshine Nationals, Jan. 18-21.  Mireles served as a pit reporter for the World of Outlaws CASE Late Models in the past and...

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Nine National Champions Plus Regional Champions to be Recognized at 2022 DIRTcar Banquet

SPRINGFIELD, IL – Dec. 21, 2022 – The chase for national and regional championship gold is complete. It’s time to crown the kings of the 39th DIRTcar Racing season. Each champion and special award winner will be honored at the annual DIRTcar awards banquet on Saturday, Jan. 14 at the Springfield Crowne Plaza. Late Model and UMP Modified drivers finishing inside the top-50 of national p...

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Late Model News

Sunshine Nationals Set to Open 2023 World of Outlaws Late Model Season Jan 18-21

BARBERVILLE, FL (Dec. 19, 2022) – The new era of the World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Model Series begins at Volusia Speedway Park during the fourth annual DIRTcar Sunshine Nationals, Jan. 18-21. The three-day event – with a practice session on Thursday, Jan. 18 – will open the 2023 season for the World of Outlaws CASE Late Models, which will feature the return of Dennis ...

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Late Model News

Gundaker Prepares for Second Season with WoO Late Models

CONCORD, NC – December 14, 2022 – Gordy Gundaker faced many ups and downs during his rookie season with the World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Model Series. However, his final upswing of the 2022 season led to a confidence boost that has him eyeing more success as he prepares for his second season on tour. The St. Charles, MO driver, finished seventh in the Series standings, s...

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Short Track Stars: Beau Begnaud – One Last Mountain

IT’S NO SECRET that grassroots racing takes a village behind the scenes to get to the track each weekend. Deep in Texas where some of the nearest tracks for drivers are a three-hour commute, the commitment and dedication by teams runs deep through their village. For young Beau Begnaud, it’s taken balancing not just work but at times school, family support from sacrifices to becoming crew members,...

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DIRTcar Nationals Makes Schedule Updates to Enhance Driver, Fan Experience

BARBERVILLE, FL (Nov. 29, 2022) – Entering the 52nd DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park, Feb. 6-18, fans and drivers will be treated to an enhanced schedule and several purse increases, including Saturday night World of Outlaws Sprint Car and Late Model Features paying $20,000 to win and $1,500 to start. The two-week spectacle will feature the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint ...

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Speedway News

Chris Kearns buys Macon Speedway

(Macon, IL) The world’s fastest 1/5-mile dirt oval will have new ownership at the helm in 2023. Macon Speedway, located in Macon, IL, has been under the leadership of Bob Sargent as owner/promoter since 1985, when he took the reins from original owner Wayne Webb. In 2007, Ken Schrader, Tony Stewart, and Kenny Wallace joined Sargent as speedway co-owners.  Built in 1946, Macon Speedway’s 78th...

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CHAMPION CLASS ’22: Sweet, Erb, Sheppard claim titles at World Finals

CONCORD, NC (Nov. 5, 2022) – When the three champions raised their trophies to the painted background of fireworks and flames, two knew the routine while one experienced it for the first time. Brad Sweet claimed his fourth straight World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series title (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022), Matt Sheppard claimed his second straight title, and ninth overall (2010, 2011...

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