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The World of Outlaws kicks off its broadcast schedule on CBS Sports Network on Sunday at 9 p.m. ET with the World of Outlaws WOW! special show highlighting 10 reasons the World of Outlaws is “The Greatest Show on Dirt!”

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The COMP Cams Topless 100 - Presented by Sweet Mfg., that was sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, will air twice on the MAVTV American Real Network Saturday, October 26. This event will air at 3 PM EST and again at 6 PM EST. This crown jewel event, held at Batesville Motor Speedway in Batesville, AR- back in August, was filmed by the award winning Lucas Oil Studios, a division of Lucas Oil Products, Inc. This unique event is held each year with the competitor’s cars racing without roofs on. Fans can see the drivers in their cockpits hustling these 800 horsepower machines around the ultra-fast Batesville Motor Speedway.

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Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, IL captured the biggest race of his young career winning the 33rd Annual RED BUCK Dirt Track World Championship at Portsmouth Raceway Park on Saturday Night.  Sheppard at age 20 became the youngest driver in the history of the DTWC to win the crown jewel event. Sheppard earned $50,000 as he became the 24th different driver to win the DTWC and captured his first career Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series victory.

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Steve Shaver of Vienna, WV and Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, TN will start on the front row of the 33rd Annual RED BUCK Dirt Track World Championship -Presented by Borrowed Blue Saturday Night at Portsmouth Raceway Park. This year’s DTWC drew 79 drivers from 15 states and one Canadian driver all trying to capture the $50,000 first place prize money. This weekend’s crown jewel event will wrap up the 2013 season for the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.

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Racing action at Pittsburgh’s Pennsylvania Motor Speedway continued on Saturday, April 27th with Mike Pegher, Jr. scoring a convincing victory over Joe Martin in the Precise Racing Products RUSH Pro-Late Model Spring Sizzler 25. Jeff Bronszewski picked up his first win in Sunoco Race Fuels Late Model Sportsman action while Michael Norris claimed his second in Diehl of Robinson Super Late Model Division main event. Christian Schneider also tallied another Hobby Stock win and Roman O’Neill was the winner in Young Guns action.

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Photo Credit: Chad Wells

Everything fell Shane Clanton’s way on Friday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway. 

Taking advantage of an outside pole starting spot and some well-placed caution flags, Fayetteville, Ga.’s Clanton had just enough speed to hold off a late challenge from Steve Casebolt Jr. of Richmond, Ind., and capture the ‘Mountain Outlaw 50.’ 

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Finally racing action return to the Marshalltown Speedway after being rained out two straight weeks. The night would see some great two, three and even four wide racing all night which lead to several exciting finishes in the features on Kruse Family Night.  Dick Berggren’s Speedway Illustrated Editor Karl Fredrickson was on hand to enjoy the night of racing. 

Jon Snyder jumped into the early lead in the Amsoil IMCA Modified feature but it would be Richie Gustin getting by on lap four. Snyder stayed close before falling back meanwhile Jimmy Gustin and Luke Wanninger was working there way up to second and third. Richie Gustin, Jimmy Gustin and Luke Wanninger got into a three car battle for the top spot.  Richie Gustin held on to the lead until Jimmy Gustin would make the clean pass off turn 4 coming to the checkers. Jimmy Gustin would get the win with his brother Richie Gustin holding off Luke Wanninger for second. Ronn Lauritzen and Adam Larson rounded out the top 5.

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Photo Credit: Photos by Trace

Night of a Thousands was once more upon Bubba Raceway Park with the Bubba Army 360 Sprints, Scorpion Racing Products UMP DirtCar Modifieds, Hobby Stocks, 1-800-ASK GARY Thunder Stocks, and the Rent-N-Roll Gladiators all chasing the cash.

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Officials with the American Modified Series are excited to announce a partnership with Summit Racing Equipment of Akron, OH that will make Summit Racing Equipment the title sponsor for the American Modified Series for the upcoming 2013 racing season.

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After another succesful Monster Jam Summer Heat event it’s time for the clay to see race cars again. With $1000 up for grabs for each of our 5 winners it’s bound to be a good one. The Bubba Army 360 Sprints return to th 3/8 mile as do the Scorpion Racing Products UMP DirtCar Modifieds, Bubba Army Hobby Stocks, 1-800-ASK GARY Thunder Stocks, and the Rent-N-Roll Gladiators.

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A cool and crisp evening awaited the Tyler County Speedways faithful for the 39th Annual Season Opener.  A pit full of racers and a nice crowd of brave souls weathered the frigidly cool temps as the green flag would officially wave on the 2013 season.

An awesome opening ceremony would set the tone for a highly competitive evening of action as the Tyler County Speedway paid a special tribute to Veterans and last seasons track champions before local singer Nancy Kester would perform a beautiful rendition of the Star Spangled Banner.

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As the 21st Annual Show-Me 100 presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com inches closer, fans are snatching up reserved seat tickets. Two-Day Reserved Seat tickets are still on sale for only $55,  a very limited quantity remain.  In just a few days, Single Day Reserved Seat tickets will go on sale. Beginning Monday, April 29th, fans can purchase a reserved seat pass for either Friday or Saturday. Friday night, May 23rd seats are $30. A reserved seat for Saturday night’s finale is $35. There are no reserved seats for Thursday, May 23rd Lucas Oil MLRA $5,000 to Win event.  


To purchase your 2-Day Reserved Seat Tickets, call LaRay today at (417)282-5984. For Single Day Reserved Seat Tickets (Friday or Saturday), beginning on April 29th visit Showclix or call LaRay. 

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Saturday Night is the first of only two $uper $aver $pecial’s scheduled for 2013! KDKD and the Eagle Night is a crowd pleaser with this awesome discount plus KDKD will be broadcasting live from 4-6 PM at the Diamond of Dirt Tracks! The $uper $aver $pecial includes (4) Admissions, (4) Hotdogs and (4) Coca-Cola Products for only $30. Fans must arrive before 6:30 PM, to receive this GIANT discount of over 50%. Don’t miss this limited-time offer. $uper $aver $pecial passes are only available at the Ticket Office on race night. 

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