Race Weekend Central

Dirty (Half) Dozen: Too Much Flo in Illinois? Tanner Thorson the Outlaw? Dr. Oz Causing Trouble?

Dr. Oz

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

1. Homerism during Illinois Speedweeks an unnecessary distraction In case it wasn’t obvious, the DirtonDirt crew that hosts Flo Racing Night in America was ever so slightly excited to host the inaugural Illinois Speedweeks. To a fault.  It’s no secret that Illinois Speedweek was a rousing success all four nights it ran. The car counts …

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Thinkin’ Dirty: 2022 Illinois Speedweek at Spoon River/Lincoln

Illinois Speedweek

Photo Credit: World Racing Group via Zackery Kloosterman

Brandon Sheppard and Dennis Erb Jr. defend the home turf in scoring feature wins on the opening two nights of the inaugural Illinois Speedweek. 

Dirty (Half) Dozen: Does DirtVision Need a Mute Button? & Terre Haute Roars Back

DirtVision

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons via Carey Akin

ONE: Does DirtVision Need to Get More Selective With Interviews? Ryan Gustin’s heat race interview on Friday heard the driver tell DirtVision’s Hannah Newhouse that nobody wanted to be racing at Bristol and that the racing there sucked. Kyle Larson slammed World of Outlaws late model officials for penalizing him for being late to staging, …

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