Short Tracks

“Power of Purple Night” for CRA Sprints at the Perris Auto Speedway

By Dick Jordan Damion Gardner of Concord, Calif. hopes to hold onto an all-time lead while trying to vault to the 2013 AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint point lead Saturday night when the series competes in the “Power of Purple Night” benefitting the City of Perris Relay for Life and the American …

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Western Midgets Part of Ventura’s “Battle at the Beach” Cody Swanson Gets 1st Midget Win at Bakersfield

By Lance Jennings Ronnie Gardner and Kody Swanson enter this Saturday night’s “Battle at the Beach” at the Ventura (Calif.) Raceway as 2013 USAC Western Midget point leaders. Gardner, of Corona, Calif., already has a second and a third in this year’s Western dirt events and Swanson, of Kingsburg, Calif., …

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Approved Midget Mufflers for Ventura’s “Battle at the Beach”

Randi Pankratz slinging mud. Photo by Lance Jennings by Lance Jennings When the USAC Western and VRA Midgets clash this Saturday at Ventura, there is a list of approved track mufflers that are required: A. Schoenfeld 1. Part #14272735 B. Extreme Muffler 1. Part #3512-3030 2. Part #3512-3030SS 3. Both …

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Lee Pulliam Runs South Boston Spreedway Win Total To Three

Reigning NASCAR Whelen All American Series National Champion Lee Pulliam of Semora, N.C. scored his third win in four starts here by capturing the Easter Bunny NASCAR Late Model 150 Saturday at South Boston Speedway. The win didn’t come easy, however. Pulliam and 2011 NASCAR Whelen All American Series National …

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Blaney kicks off Attica season with All Star win; Matt Miller earns late model victory; Alvin Roepke back in victory lane

By Brian Liskai _Saturday was a good day to be a Blaney. _ Early on Saturday, Dave “The Buckeye Bullet” Blaney – a regular with the NASCAR Sprint Cup series – scored the win at Port Royal Speedway in Pennsylvania. Not to be outdone, his brother, Dale “The Low Rider” …

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Brian Bolin caps off King of America weekend with second Iron Man Challenge win

Brian Bolin goes back-to-back at Humboldt Speedway. Photo by Clayton Sutterby Brian Bolin made it two in a row Saturday night as he topped the Iron Man Challenge USRA B-Mod feature at the Humboldt Speedway to cap off a thrilling King of America III Modified Nationals. Similar to Friday night, …

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Valenti Modified Racing Series Begins 10th Anniversary Season at Waterford

By John Spence The Valenti Modified Racing Series celebrates its 10th year of operation in 2013, and again will open the new season at Waterford, CT, Speedbowl, April 6, and 7, as part of the tracks annual Budweiser Blastoff weekend. The two-day event will be the fifth appearance by the …

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Preston Peltier Was Not to be Denied in His Bid for a Second Super Late Model race trophy.

Preston Peltier climbs out after winning his second Easter Bunny. Photo by LW Pictres By Alan Dietz Preston Peltier took the lead from Trevor Sanborn with 10 laps to go and utilized an aggressive stance on the final two restarts to win the 8th Annual Easter Bunny 150 Saturday night …

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Cody Swanson Goes Wire-to-Wire at Bakersfield Speedway

Cody Swanson led from the drop of the rag at Bakersfield. Photo by Lance Jennings by Lance Jennings Norco’s Cody Swanson added his name to the record books by leading all thirty laps at Bakersfield Speedway. The Saturday night feature victory was Swanson’s first career USAC Western Midget Series triumph …

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Anthony Anders Makes it Six in a Row

Anthony Anders debriefs at Greenville-Pickens Speedway. Photo by Kim Smith Two-time defending NASCAR Whelen All American Series South Carolina State Champion Anthony Anders continued his winning ways on Saturday night when he picked up his sixth consecutive win in NASCAR Whelen All American Series Late Model Stock Car Racing. Anders …

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