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Thinkin’ Dirty: 2021 Prime Solutions 50 at Muskingum County

Tim McCreadie wins the 2021 Nininger Tribute Race at Eldora Speedway. Victory Lane Photo: World Racing Group

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The Headline(s) The Hell Tour leaders surge ahead only to stop themselves, the Posse defends their turf and Tim McCreadie keeps Superman at bay. Our Feature Spotlights Thursday, July 1, 2021 Spotlight: 2021 DIRTcar Summernationals Where: Davenport Speedway – Davenport, Iowa (streamed on DirtVision) Why We Chose It: At $5,000-to-win, Thursday’s highest-paying race that wasn’t …

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Thinkin’ Dirty: 2021 Show-Me 100 at Lucas Oil

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Photo Credit: World Racing Group via Trent Gower

The Headlines NASCAR’s stars create Thursday Night Thunder, a rainy Friday that won’t end, and title contenders tighten their grips across disciplines on Saturday night. Our Feature Spotlights Thursday, May 27 Spotlight: 2021 K-C Classic (FAST Sprint Car Series) Where: Atomic Speedway – Chillicothe, Ohio (streamed on Flo Racing) Why We Chose It: At $20,000-to-win, …

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Thinkin’ Dirty, Vol. 19: 2021 Hawkeye 100 at Boone

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Photo Credit: World Racing Group via Terry Page

The A-Main: Put a 100 in the race name, and Bobby Pierce is proving to be the man. Fresh off his Illini 100 win at Farmer City Raceway a month ago, Saturday night  (May 1) saw Pierce pass Billy Moyer Sr. for the race lead on lap 30 of Saturday’s Hawkeye 100 at Boone Speedway …

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Thinkin’ Dirty, Vol. 15: 2021 Lil’ Bill Corum Memorial at Tazewell

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The A-Main: Call it Bristol Redux. On a high-banked Tennessee dirt oval, “Superman” Jonathan Davenport bested “Yung Money” Kyle Larson, leading all 75 laps Saturday night (April 3) to comfortably win the $21,000 Lil’ Bill Corum Memorial race at Tazewell Speedway.  “Superman” Jonathan Davenport @TheFast49 climbs out of his @LonghornChassis $21,000 richer after winning the …

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Thinkin’ Dirty, Vol. 14: 2021 Jason Johnson Classic at Lake Ozark

2020 I 80 Brad Sweet WRG

Photo Credit: World Racing Group via Trent Gower

The A-Main: Defending World of Outlaws series champion Brad Sweet had a car that navigated the bumps of Lake Ozark Speedway better than any other car in the field, and that was what he needed to run away from Sheldon Haudenschild to comfortably win the $15,000 Jason Johnson Classic Saturday night (March 27). Sweet and …

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Thursday Morning Thunder, Vol. 1: Was Dirt Racing Lucky or Good in 2020?

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Our own Matt McLaughlin said it best back in June when he was called into sub on my (and his) former Thinkin’ Out Loud column. No one was yelling at me, and no one threw a punch, but NASCAR’s actions that month had me evaluating what my future held. What started at Martinsville Speedway was …

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Beyond the Cockpit: Brad Sweet: ‘I’m Pretty Happy’ in Dirt Racing

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Five years ago, there was a young hotshoe making their way up the ranks of NASCAR, first competing in the Camping World Truck Series before making the jump to the XFINITY Series in 2012. His name? Brad Sweet. Sweet’s rise came to a halt following the season-finale race in 2013 at Homestead-Miami Speedway for JR Motorsports, finishing …

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