NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Keepin’ it Short – Kicking off the K&N West Season The K&N drivers were the last feature during the Battle at the Beach at Daytona International Speedway last week. This coming Saturday will be the start of their points paying season. This will be the 60th season of the K&N West Series, formerly the Winston …

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Keepin’ it Short – Short Tracks Taking to the Big Track

Not quite one year ago, NASCAR announced a new addition to Speedweeks at Daytona for 2013. The UNOH Battle at the Beach would provide action on the historically dark days of Monday and Tuesday of Speedweeks. The best Modified, Late Model and K&N drivers would be joined by anyone who wanted to take a chance …

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Keepin’ it Short – The Battle of North and South Continues

Last week we talked about the North/South Shootout pitting the best Modified drivers of the North and South against each other for supremacy. This week the war continues, only it will be on the dirt this time. Cherokee Speedway will once again be hosting the Blue-Gray 100. An institution in the Southeast, this year’s event …

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Keepin’ it Short – The War Between the States Rages on

It has been nearly 150 years since the American Civil War came to an end. While most people have come to accept that outcome, there are still those that hang onto the animosity on some level, and the North-South Shootout brings that to the surface every racing season. This weekend, at Caraway Speedway, some of …

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Keepin’ it Short – All Dirt Roads Lead to Charlotte

It started as a post on a message board some years back. A fan mentioned how cool it would be if the World of Outlaws wrapped up both of their touring series seasons at one track. As is often the case with the folks at Charlotte Motor Speedway, when the fans speak, the speedway does …

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Keepin’ it Short – Nine years of a Southern Belle

The best drivers in dirt Super Late Model racing will be converging on Charlotte next weekend for the World Finals at the Dirt Track at Charlotte. This weekend they’ll be warming up for it with the 9th running of the Southern Belle Cotton Pickin’ 100 at Magnolia Motor Speedway. The event features a $15,000 to …

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Keepin’ it Short – Time for the Big One

Local short track racing consists of many different kinds of vehicles. Super Late Models, go-karts, Outlaw Sprint Cars, Dirt Late Models, Legend Cars, Street Stocks, Modifieds, and Bandoleros just to name a handful of the assortment of vehicles. Each type of car draws its own kind of fans and many fans like multiple types of …

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