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Thinkin’ Dirty: 2021 Dream(s) at Eldora

Virginia Motor Speedway winner Brandon Overton rejoices after winning at Eldora Speedway (May 2021).

Photo Credit: World Racing Group

The Headlines Brandon Overton served the state of Ohio its biggest ass-whooping since Alabama/Ohio State. That is all. Our Feature Spotlights Thursday, June 10 Spotlight: 2021 Dream Where: Eldora Speedway – Rossburg, Ohio (streamed on FLORacing) Why We Chose It: At $127,000-to-win, the largest purse of the 2021 dirt racing season and the third-largest purse …

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Thinkin’ Dirty: 2021 Historic 100 at West Virginia Motor Speedway

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Photo Credit: World Racing Group via Jim DenHamer

The Headlines The All-Star Circuit of Champions’ NOS-fueled bender, a bumpy debut in Indy and country roads take Superman home. Our Feature Spotlights Thursday, June 3 Spotlight: All-Star Circuit of Champions Where: Fairbury American Legion Speedway – Fairbury, Ill. (streamed on Flo Racing) Why We Chose It: At $5,000-to-win, Thursday’s highest-paying race. Series points leader …

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Thinkin’ Dirty: 2021 Dairyland Showdown at Mississippi Thunder

Brandon Sheppard led the way in the 2021 Dairyland Showdown in Wisconsin. (Photo: World Racing Group)

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The A-Main: 2021 Dairyland Showdown Chris Madden was a late addition to the roster of World of Outlaws Late Model regulars this season, but he’s here to contend if the Dairyland Showdown was any indication. Madden led the majority of the $22,500-to-win Saturday night feature at Mississippi Thunder Speedway in Wisconsin, keeping a resurgent Brandon …

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Thursday Morning Thunder, Vol. 18: For Late Models, When Size Does Matter

Bristol dirt track view 2021 Chris Graythen Getty

(Photo: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Had I waited another couple of hours to write this week’s Thinkin’ Dirty, the tenor may have been a little bit different. And thanks to a race at the dirt track equivalent of a superspeedway no less. This past Sunday night (April 25) was highlighted by a race dubbed simply “The Return.” In the first …

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Thinkin’ Dirty: 2021 Nininger Tribute at Hagerstown, Racing Emotional Support Alligators?

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

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The A-Main: Ricky Thornton Jr. led 49 laps of Saturday’s (April 17) Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series feature at Hagerstown Speedway in Maryland, but Tim McCreadie led the one that mattered. Finding a line on the low side of turns 1 and 2 in the closing laps, McCreadie got alongside Thornton on the final …

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

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Photo Credit: World Racing Group via Jim DenHamer

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. 13: 2021 Bristol Dirt Nationals

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Photo Credit: World Racing Group via Jim DenHamer

The A-Main: Yung Money made plenty of noise, but with the big money on the line, Superman Jonathan Davenport answered the call Saturday (March 20). Already the winner of the season’s richest super late model race to date at Arizona in January, Davenport blew past Kyle Larson with 20 laps to go and stomped the …

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Thursday Morning Thunder, Vol. 11: Bringing Sexy Back to ‘Outlaw’ Schedules

Virginia Motor Speedway winner Brandon Overton rejoices after winning at Eldora Speedway (May 2021).

Photo Credit: World Racing Group

DirtonDirt this week printed what everyone that follows dirt late model racing has had on their brains at least once this season: that the best driver in the country wheeling a super late model isn’t running for a points championship in 2021. At least not yet. Move over World of Outlaws Late Models. “Big Sexy” …

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