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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Modified News

Cain draws first blood in Mod Wars opener

OGILVIE, Minn. (July 14)—The Ogilvie Raceway in Ogilvie, Minn., hosted opening night of the 2nd Annual Mod Wars presented by JPW/Jobbers Warehouse Supply and Northern Line Contracting for the Summit USMTS National Championship presented by RacinDirt. When the checkered flag waved, it was a veteran dirt modified racer finally scoring his first USMTS win. Tyler Wolff made the best of his Sybesma Gr...

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Late Model News

Josh Ferry Scored Upset Career 1st Flynn’s Tire Tour Victory

By Mike Leone (July 10, 2022 - Erie, PA)...The Hovis Auto & Truck Supply RUSH Dirt Late Model Series presented by Born2Lubricants returned to Eriez Speedway on Sunday night to close out a two-race Flynn's Tire Touring Series doubleheader weekend after a thrilling event on Saturday night at Sharon Speedway. The second and final stop at Eriez for the Flynn's Tire Tour in 2022 attracted 39 car...

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Sprint Car News

Kyle Larson Holds Off Donny Schatz for Second Brad Doty Classic Title

ATTICA, OH - July 12, 2022 - For the second time in as many appearances at Attica Raceway Park this season, Kyle Larson walked out on top. Unlike May's domination during the Kistler Engines Classic - a flag-to-flag win by 1.415-seconds - Tuesday's Brad Doty Classic triumph only came following a hard-fought battle with World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car...

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Modified News

Lamont Earns Biggest Career Modified Win at Tri-State

It’s been a long time coming for one UMP Modified team from Crossville, IL. Mark Lamont beat some of the best regional racers in the Midwest Sunday night, right at his home track Tri-State Speedway. It meant the world to win his first DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals Feature in front of fans, friends, family and sponsors. “I wouldn’t say a couple hours, I’d say about ten year...

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