Sprint Car News

Carson Macedo Makes Miraculous Last-Lap Pass for I-55 Win

PEVELY, MO - August 5, 2022 - The check was all but written in Brad Sweet's name on Friday when Carson Macedo came out of nowhere, threw a slider from St. Louis, and pulled off an all-time stunner to steal the win on the Night Before the Ironman. After controlling the first 29 laps at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55, "The Big Cat" appeared poised to complete a c...

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Late Model News

Career 1st Win for JC Boyer comes at Sharon

By Marcie Barlow (August 5, 2022 - Pulaski, PA) JC Boyer captured a memorial career first victory in Hovis Auto and Truck Supply RUSH Sportsman Modified action at Sharon Speedway and Brandon Weigle celebrated his first ever RUSH Late Model win at Tyler County Speedway this past weekend. Sophomore RUSH Late Model racer, Austin Allen, won his first of the season at Woodhull. Late Model ...

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Late Model News

Marlar Grabs Opening Night Win at 35th USA Nationals

The Winfield, TN driver was chasing Jonathan Davenport for the lead when he moved to the top in Turns 1 and 2. That’s when the 2018 World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Model Series champion got the break he needed.  As Marlar started inching closer to “Superman,” heartbreak struck Davenport as ignition box issues sidelined him for the rest of the night on Lap 11. From there, Ma...

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Late Model News

Davenport soars to Hawkeye 50 victory at Boone Speedway

BOONE, IA – July 25, 2022 – The term “faster than a speeding bullet” has been used to describe Superman since the 1940s. It’s only fitting that Jonathan Davenport lived up to that tagline Monday night at Boone Speedway.  “Superman” wasted no time getting to the front, blasting off from his fourth-place starting position to take the lead from Tyler Bruening on Lap 3. From there, he cruised th...

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Modified News

Bauer Dominates at Merritt to Win Second Summit Modified Feature

It took him several seasons to win his first, but only one week to win his second. Chad Bauer is once again a DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Feature winner, exactly one week after winning his first at Oakshade Raceway in Ohio. This time, it was in his home state of Michigan at a track where he currently leads the points standings – Merritt Speedway. “I’ve been coming here s...

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Late Model News

Thirlby Passes Spangler with Slider in Turn 4 to Win at Merritt

LAKE CITY, MI – July 23, 2022 – A run, a dive, a bump, a pass, and a victory. That was Brandon Thirlby’s 40th lap around Merritt Speedway Saturday night – one that made him $10,000 richer and a first-time DIRTcar Summer Nationals Feature winner. “It was definitely interesting,” said Thirlby, of Buckley, MI. “It was going to be wreckers or checkers down there.” Polesitter Eric Spangler looked...

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Sprint Car News

Brad Sweet Finally Earns First Williams Grove Win

MECHANICSBURG, PA - July 23, 2022 - Brad Sweet proved there is a first for everything on Saturday night at Williams Grove Speedway. In his 53rd start at the Mechanicsburg, PA 1/2-mile, the Grass Valley, CA native finally tamed the track that had long eluded him since he first debuted there in 2009. Leading the final three laps of the Summer Nationals, Sweet scored a $20,000 pa...

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Modified News

Kole Holden Becomes 8th Different Winner in 8 Races

By Mike Leone (July 14, 2022 Cortland, OH)...The Hovis Auto & Truck Supply RUSH Sportsman Modified Series presented by Born2Run Lubricants were in action on Thursday night at Expo Speedway for a Flynn's Tire Touring Series event. It marked the eighth appearance at the 5/8-mile oval all-time, which was part of the 175th annual Trumbull County Fair. A large crowd watched the two-division progra...

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Modified News

McKinney Beats Hoffman in Epic Duel at Shadyhill

Since joining Team Longhorn Chassis for the start of the 2021 season, Mike McKinney has put every ounce of time and effort he’s spent on the racetrack into bettering himself and the new racecar. Thursday night might just be the biggest reflection of those efforts – beating UMP Modified titan Nick Hoffman in a memorable showdown at Shadyhill Speedway. Mike and father/crew chief David McKin...

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Late Model News

Pierce Dominates Summer Nationals Return to Shadyhill

MEDARYVILLE, IN – July 14, 2022 – Make it three-straight trips to Victory Lane for the reigning champion. Twenty-two years after father Bob took the checkers in the DIRTcar Summer Nationals’ debut at Shadyhill Speedway in July of 2000, son Bobby Pierce has done the same, winning the Hell Tour’s return to the 1/4-mile for the first time since 2018 Thursday night. From the drop of...

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