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Luke Fenhaus to Race in SRX After Slinger Nationals Win

SRX Eldora

Photo: Mike Arning (True Speed PR)

Luke Fenhaus, a 17-year-old driver from Wausau, Wisconsin, will compete in this weekend’s Superstar Racing Experience race at Slinger Super Speedway as the “local legend.” The invitation from SRX came after Fenhaus won the 2021 SupplyZone Slinger Nationals 200 on July 6. The Nationals are the venerable quarter-mile oval’s biggest event of the year, and …

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Chase Elliott Added to SRX Nashville Roster

Chase Elliott 2021

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade Photography)

The Camping World SRX Series has gotten a new superstar in its ranks, and it’s a popular one. Chase Elliott, the son of current SRX full-time racer Bill Elliott, will join his father when the new sanctioning body travels to Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway on July 17, one night before the NASCAR Cup Series races at …

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Ernie Francis Jr. Holds Off the Field, Wins SRX Race at Lucas Oil

2021 SRX Knoxville Ernie Francis Jr. car (Credit: Tom Bowles)

(Photo: Tom Bowles)

On the night before July 4, the Camping World SRX Series field put on fireworks of their own at Lucas Oil Raceway. After a calm first two heats, the intensity level ramped up, but Ernie Francis Jr. fended off all challengers to win Saturday night (July 3). “Man, I’m totally speechless, this is incredible,” Francis …

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Frontstretch 5: Drivers Who Should Race in SRX

2021 SRX Knoxville pace car (Credit: Tom Bowles)

Photo: Tom Bowles

The first-ever Camping World SRX Series season is halfway complete. Doug Coby won the first event at Stafford Motor Speedway, followed by Tony Stewart winning the next two events at Knoxville Raceway and Eldora Speedway, respectively. While only nine drivers are running in SRX full time, the series’ driver field could be expanded if it is …

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Tony Stewart Wins 2nd Straight SRX Race After Late-Race Battle With Kody Swanson

2021 SRX Knoxville Tony Stewart car (Credit: Tom Bowles)

Photo: Tom Bowles

Tony Stewart has now swept the two Superstar Racing Experience dirt features in the inaugural season, winning at his own Eldora Speedway for his second-straight overall win in his own series. Stewart defeated five-time USAC Silver Crown Series champion Kody Swanson for the win at Eldora after a restart with five laps remaining. Helio Castroneves …

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Hailie Deegan Proves She Belongs in SRX Runner-Up Finish at Knoxville

2021 SRX Knoxville Hailie Deegan car (Credit: Tom Bowles)

Photo: Tom Bowles

Of the three dirt ringers to show up at Knoxville Raceway on Saturday night (June 19) for the second ever SRX race, Hailie Deegan had the best showing. The Camping World Truck Series regular not only bested dirt racers Scott Bloomquist and Brian Brown. But Deegan ran neck-and-neck with eventual winner Tony Stewart, who was …

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Series Co-Founder Tony Stewart Wins SRX Race at Knoxville

2021 SRX Knoxville Tony Stewart car (Credit: Tom Bowles)

Photo: Tom Bowles

In the Camping World SRX Series’ first dirt track event on Saturday (June 19) night, series co-founder Tony Stewart won the first heat and led 43 of the 50 laps in the feature en route to the win at Knoxville Raceway. Stewart is a three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion, NASCAR Hall of Fame member and …

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4 Burning Questions: Should NASCAR Take Cues From SRX?

2021 SRX Stafford Trophy L-R Greg Biffle, Doug Coby, and Tony Stewart (Credit: Tom Morris Racing Photography)

Photo: Tom Morris Racing Photography

How was the first week of SRX? The first week of the Superstar Racing Experience was a critical success, despite some hiccups. One thing I really liked about the broadcast of the event is that they never seemed full of themselves. While FOX Sports spent the weekend patting itself on the back for its NASCAR …

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SRX Shortens Heat and Feature Race Lengths Starting at Knoxville

2021 SRX Stafford Podium L-R Greg Biffle, Doug Coby, Tony Stewart (Credit: Tom Morris Racing Photography)

(Photo: Tom Morris Racing Photography)

The Camping World Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) Series made adjustments to its racing procedures after listening to fan feedback from Saturday’s (June 12) inaugural event at Stafford Speedway, it announced June 16. SRX has shortened the length of its two timed heat races to 12 minutes each. The first heat race will lineup via a …

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Beside the Rising Tide: All-Stars, Super Stars and Fast Loud Cars

2021 SRX Stafford Podium L-R Greg Biffle, Doug Coby, Tony Stewart (Credit: Tom Morris Racing Photography)

(Photo: Tom Morris Racing Photography)

On a weekend literally jam-packed with auto racing and classic car auction-related programming, a newcomer tried muscling its way up to the Formica McBar and grabbing some attention, or at least a free drink. Open-wheel racing had a scheduled doubleheader at Belle Isle as well as companion sports car racing. NHRA was hosting an event …

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