The Summit Racing Equipment American Modified Series retunred to action on Saturday evening at Cedar Ridge Speedway and 12th place starting Will Krup of Mount Carmel, IN scored his first-ever win with series and picked up $1,500 in the process in his #K9 Elite Chassis, Mullins Race Engines powered mount.
John Blankenship took home the biggest win of his racing career tonight at Batesville Motor Speedway. Blankenship won $20,000 by winning the Second Annual Bad Boy 98 sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, and marked the first series win for him this year. Blankenship pulled away at the end to score a convincing win over Brady Smith, Steve Francis, Billy Moyer and Jimmy Owens.
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Saturday Night at the Diamond of Dirt Tracks, Jason Russell, John Allen, Brian Schutt and Kris Jackson all sailed to Victory Lane in the Lucas Oil Weekly Championship Series. Another week with more than 100 cars checked in, included some of the best regional drivers and local favorites. Fans enjoyed special discount coupons from the Bolivar Herald-Free Press and a live radio remote from KDKD and the Eagle. Both sponsors of the racing action. In the Tri-Lakes RV B-Mod’s, Kris Jackson picked up $500 for his win, courtesy of Rocky Top Marine.
Sharon Speedway was able to complete their fifth straight night of racing and sixth of the season on a beautiful, sunny Saturday evening. Trumbull Business College presented the “Steel Valley Thunder” program on a night that saw six new feature winners, of which three were their first ever wins at the speedway! The age of the winners ranged from 12 to 59!
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The NeSmith Crate Late Models, Scorpion Racing Products UMP DirtCar Open-Wheel Modifieds, Bubba Army Hobby Stocks, 1-800-ASK GARY Thunder Stocks, and the Rent-N-Roll Gladiators all tackled the 3/8 mile and it was intense for every one.
Lake Cumberland Speedway track promoter Brandon Hardgrove and staff have cancelled the racing program at the 3/8 mile clay oval track known as “The House of Hardcore Mayhem” on Saturday evening May 18 due to wet grounds from heavy overnight rains. It is the fourth rain cancellation of the 2013 race season at the Pulaski County oval.
Mother Nature may have delayed the Sportsman Showdown 20 by one week but that didn’t stop Brookville, PA driver Rusty Martz from scoring a popular win in Sunoco Race Fuels Late Model Sportsman action at Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway on Saturday, May 18th. Other winners include Michael Norris, who tallied his third win in Diehl of Robinson Super Late Model action and Kyle Lukon who also scored win number three in the Precise Racing Products Pro-Late Model Division. Christian Schneider remained atop of the Miley BP Hobby Stock action as he picked up his fifth victory and Dylan Bolind scored his second consecutive win in the Imperial Heights Garage Young Guns Division.
On Friday, May 31st, Big Diamond is pleased to welcome the TSRS 305 Sprint Cars to the speedway for the first of two shows this season. Led by defending champion Mike Haggenbottom, Rick Steif, Steve Wilson, Joe Lord, Tim Tanner, and a host of others, this group is sure to put on a fantastic race. Forty three cars have competed in this series to date in 2013, and it is a double points show this evening, so a great field of cars is expected. These cars may be a little slower than there 358/360/410 counterparts, but that doesn’t take away from the racing excitement. The TSRS 305 Sprints offer clean, close, exciting racing for everyone to enjoy. They will be joined on the racing card by the 358 Modifieds, Sportsman, Roadrunners, and the 600cc Modifeds, who will also be making their first appearance of the season.