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ST: Butler, Smith, Kamrath take PS heats; Woodley takes b-main as Reynolds rains out

On Saturday night at Barrie Speedway, the track officials would try and get in a full night of racing with multiple attempts at drying the track, though would unfortunately have to call the Garry Reynolds Memorial short with rain continuing to fall.   Before the rain took over the show, though, there was some exciting racing on track for the fans that certainly will be remembered...
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ST: Shepherd, Holdaway and Watson take LM heats as Reynolds rains out

On Saturday night at Barrie Speedway, the track officials would try and get in a full night of racing with multiple attempts at drying the track, though would unfortunately have to call the Garry Reynolds Memorial short with rain continuing to fall.   Before the rain took over the show, though, there was some exciting racing on track for the fans that certainly will be remembered...
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ST: Ken Grubb and Shawn Goggins score TC heat victories as Reynolds rains out

On Saturday night at Barrie Speedway, the track officials would try and get in a full night of racing with multiple attempts at drying the track, though would unfortunately have to call the Garry Reynolds Memorial short with rain continuing to fall.   Before the rain took over the show, though, there was some exciting racing on track for the fans that certainly will be remembered...
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NSCS: Joey Logano out battles field to score victory in Sylvania 300

In a race long thriller that saw ups and downs for the Chase for the Sprint Cup contenders, Joey Logano would out battle Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick on a late race restart en route to scoring the victory. It marks Logano’s second victory of the season and the fourth of his career to date. “I thought we gave it away but four tires were good and we had some good restarts,”...
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NCAT: L.P. Dumoulin takes home NCAT championship; J.R. Fitzpatrick wins Pinty’s 250

J.R. Fitzpatrick did everything that he could on Saturday night at Kawartha Speedway to try and get the championship, however it wouldn’t be enough as L.P. Dumoulin held on to finish ninth and take home the championship by three points. “It just feels incredible,” he commented. “It’s the best feeling that you can get. We’ve been working hard on that program for a long...
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NNS: Brendan “Gone” on Final Restart, Takes Win at Kentucky

Richard Childress Racing cars were fast in practice, dominated qualifying with four of the top five, and dominated the race leading 177 laps of 200, and it was Brendan Gaughan found victory lane at the end in the VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Motor Speedway. The win was Gaughan’s second of the season, and second of his career in 111 starts. It appeared to be Ty Dillon...
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NNS: Ty Dillon on the Pole for the VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300

Ty Dillon outpaces the field in qualifying for the VisitMyrtleBeach300.com NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Kentucky Speedway. Dillon posted a lap of 175.690 mph to score his second Coors Light pole of the season driving the No. 3 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing. Dillon edged out Sam Hornish Jr who will start second on Saturday night driving the No. 54 Monster...
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NCWTS: Cole Custer Becomes Youngest Winner in Truck Series History

At just sixteen years, seven months, and 28 days, Cole Custer became the youngest winner in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series history in the UNOH 175 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Starting from the pole position, Custer not only scored the win, he did so in dominating fashion leading 147 of 175 laps in the NO. 00 Haas Automation Chevrolet. Additionally, he outdueled the defending...
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Sean Cronan finishes fifth in Canadian Limited Late Model Championship 125

INNISFIL, Ontario — Battling against an ill-handling car, Sean Cronan and the entire Cronan Motorsports team would work hard throughout the day to battle to a fifth place finish in the Canadian Limited Late Model Championship 125 on Thursday night at Sunset Speedway.   Cronan started off the day on a positive note, posting the fourth quickest time (14.850 seconds) in time trials...
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OPR Staff and Fan Fantasy Picks for NCWTS, NNS and NSCS at New Hampshire and Kentucky

Due to how busy my own personal schedule is, the normal format for this pick article is thrown out of the window. Here are everybody’s picks for this weekend’s races: Truck NNS Cup Terry Wagner 88 98 6 9 54 2 22 24 Joni Stiles 51 98 5 7 9 5 41 78 Billy Stiles Jr. 31 32 7 9 54 4 48 88 Tayler Stiles 8 54 7 9 54 2 4 24 Justin Tucker 54 88 9 22 54 2 18 24 Kreistina...
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INDYCAR ADDS BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL TO 2015 VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES SCHEDULE

INDIANAPOLIS (Thursday, September 18, 2014) – INDYCAR announced today it is returning to Brazil next season and will sanction a Verizon IndyCar Series event at Autódromo Internacional Nelson Piquet in the capital city of Brasília during the 2015 season. Hulman & Company CEO Mark Miles and Maruska Souza Holanda, President of Terracap, a government-owned company that owns the...
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Taylor Ferns to Make World of Outlaws Debut at Eldora

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. — September 18, 2014 —In sprint car racing, the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series is the top of the mountain. The best sprint car drivers in the world race for the best purses in short track racing at some of the most famed dirt tracks in the world. Racing nearly 90 times a year the series is unmatched. Taylor Ferns will get her first opportunity to...
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PREVIEW: Limited Late Model Garry Reynolds Memorial 100 at Barrie Speedway

Fresh off running 125 laps at Sunset Speedway on Thursday night, it’s time for round two of the short track playoffs in the form of the Garry Reynolds Memorial at Barrie Speedway. Entering its third year, the event has seen some epic racing in its first two seasons on the tight 1/3 mile oval and this year promises to be no different. 2014 Barrie Speedway Champion Gord Shepherd...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

PREVIEW: Thunder Car Garry Reynolds 60 at Barrie Speedway

With the regular season in the books for most tracks, it’s time to kick the Short Track Playoffs into high gear as the Garry Reynolds Memorial is set for the green light this weekend at Barrie Speedway. The Thunder Car and Super Stock drivers across the province have been talking about this event, set to start off the playoffs on the right note. Luke Gignac will lead the charge...
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PREVIEW: Mini Stock Garry Reynolds Memorial 30 at Barrie Speedway

The Short Track Playoffs are in full swing for the province of Ontario as the Pure Stock drivers get set for their second round of playoff action following Thursday night’s Frequent Flyer 50 at Sunset Speedway. This time, a trip to the tight confines of Barrie Speedway greets the drivers as they pay tribute to one of Barrie Speedway’s greatest drivers, Garry Reynolds. Defending...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Brad Keselowski scores Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire

Fresh off his second straight victory in the Sprint Cup Series last weekend, Brad Keselowski kept the momentum going straight into New Hampshire as he would score the pole for the Sylvania 300 with a lap of 27.090 seconds. The track record breaking lap marks the eighth pole of his career and his fifth pole of the season. Keselowski will try and snap up his fifth victory of 2014 on...
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ST: Andy Kamrath dominates Frequent Flyer 50 presented by SL Promotions

On Thursday night at Sunset Speedway, Andy Kamrath would lead flag-to-flag en route to scoring the victory in the Frequent Flyer 50 presented by SL Promotions at Sunset Speedway. It marks Karmath’s fourth big victory of the year after winning the Spring 35 at Sunset to start the year back in May, before sweeping the pair of Mini Stock National events at Kawartha Speedway.   With...
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ST: Taylor Holdaway wins Canadian Limited Late Model Championship 125 lap feature

After taking the lead following the halfway break, Taylor Holdaway never looked back en route to victory lane as he scored the victory in Thursday night’s Canadian Limited Late Model Championship 125 lap feature at Sunset Speedway. It marks Holdaway’s second straight victory as he won the 100 lap feature on Saturday night to cap off Sunset’s regular season.   The evening started...
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Title Deciding SSS Sunoco 125 Highlights Championship Night at Mobile International Speedway

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: IRVINGTON, Ala. (Sept. 9, 2014) – It all comes down to this. After six months of hard work and tough competition, the 2014 culminates with one night of racing to determine the champions in four different divisions. With tight points battles raging on in each of them, the stakes are high – and there is no room for error. Highlighting the championship night...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Quaker State Lincoln Modified Takes Feature Win; Gary Elliott Motorsports Clinches 2nd At Full Throttle

September 12th                       Race #29 Feature Win Snaps Winless Streak at 176 Nights What a night for our team.  We had been running awesome at Full Throttle Speedway in our Quaker State Lincoln Welders Modified, and finally broke through with a feature win.  We did win a feature in 2013, but that was driving for another car owner, but this win was in...
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Dalton Sargeant Joins Wauters Motorsports, and Makes his Super Late Model Debut in Pensacola, FL

Charlotte, N.C. (September 17, 2014) – Fall is usually a time when short-track racing across the country winds down, but for Dalton Sargeant, it’s a time to start a new chapter in his driving career.  Sargeant is pleased to announce that he has joined veteran crew chief and car owner Richie Wauters Motorsports for the remainder of 2014 Super Late Model schedule, and will compete...
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Tristan DeGrand – Driver Q&A Toyo Tires F1600 Racing Champion Reflects On Title Success

St Louis, Missouri (September 17, 2014) – Tristan DeGrand captured the Toyo Tires F1600 Championship last weekend and for the 18-year-old St Louis racer, his title success is beginning to sink in following an outstanding season competing in Canada’s leading junior open-wheel racing series. Having piloted his #93 Exclusive Autosport Honda Spectrum to 10 wins from 12 starts to...
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Boston Ready for Double Duty at Kentucky; Poole Subs for Townley Joining JGR’s Suarez and Coughlin for ZLOOP 150

Sparta, Kentucky (September 17, 2014) – The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards (ARCA) season will visit Kentucky Speedway Friday, September 19th for the second to last event of the 2014 season. With plenty of pre-race headlines to note, Justin Boston will not only carry his sponsor colors for the ARCA title race sponsored ZLOOP 150 but will also be making his first career...
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INDYCAR NEWS AND NOTES – Sept. 17, 2014

Today’s Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy headlines: CFH Racing confirms Chevy power for 2015 Check out the champion as a DJ  Mazda Road to Indy driver Herta wins in Malaysia  Of note CFH Racing confirms Chevy power for 2015: CFH Racing’s announcement that it will run Chevrolet’s engine and aero kits during the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season...
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Tracy Hines Hits Terre Haute & Eldora for a Total of Four Races this Week

NEW CASTLE, Ind.—September 17, 2014 — When it comes to historic half-miles in the Midwest, the Terre Haute Action Track in Indiana, and Eldora Speedway in Ohio are at the top of the list. Tracy Hines will compete at both this week in a total of four events, split between the three USAC National series, including one at each track for the Amsoil USAC National Sprint Car Series...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss
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