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Thinkin’ Dirty: 2021 Gateway Dirt Nationals at America’s Center

Gateway Dirt Nationals

Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons via Jan Kronsell

Trash-talking Tyler Carpenter wired the 40-lap super late model headliner to win the $30,000 Gateway Dirt Nationals, securing a NASCAR Truck Series ride for 2022 in the process.

Thursday Morning Thunder: Quiet Track – 1 Final Race at Oglethorpe Speedway Park

Oglethorpe

Photo Credit: Bryan Davis Keith, Frontstretch

Pulling off Route 80 to make the right turn into Oglethorpe Speedway Park, I stopped to snap a picture of the roadside track sign, which had a digital message board advertising the night’s “Final Race” event. So did three of the next four cars that made the same turn towards the racetrack. Saturday’s Final Race …

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Thursday Morning Thunder: 2021 Concludes with NASCAR, Grassroots 2,372 Miles Apart

NASCAR

(Photo: Bryan Davis Keith)

NASCAR’s Cup Series Championship Race in Arizona went green at approximately 3:34 p.m. ET on Sunday. On the other side of the country, 2,372 miles away in Swedesboro, N.J., I was standing in line to buy a pit pass at the Bridgeport Motorsports Park for the conclusion of the High Banks Classic at that time.  …

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Thinkin’ Dirty: 2021 World Finals at Charlotte

World Finals

Photo Credit: World Racing Group via Jacy Norgaard

Brandon Sheppard, Matt Sheppard and Brad Sweet are crowned series champions as the World Finals at Charlotte cap the 2021 season for the World of Outlaws Late Model, Super DIRTcar and World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series.

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