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Thinkin’ Dirty: 2022 Chili Bowl Prelims

Chili Bowl

Photo Credit: World Racing Group via Frank Smith

Rico Abreu and Christopher Bell lead the Chili Bowl field as the only former winners to score preliminary victories thus far in 2022, while Garrett Alberson steals a hometown win in dramatic fashion.

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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