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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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Thinkin’ Dirty, Vol. 11: 2021 Tennessee Tipoff at Smoky Mountain

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Photo Credit: World Racing Group via Josh James

The A-Main – Aptly nicknamed “Smokey,” Chris Madden rebounded from a mechanical failure in this race one year ago, leading all 50 laps of the Tennessee Tipoff at Smoky Mountain Speedway in Tennessee to win the $12,000 World of Outlaws Late Model feature Saturday night (March 6). “Smokey” @chrismadden44 exits his @TeamDrydene @Rocket_Chassis XR1 victorious …

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Thinkin’ Dirty, Vol. 10: 2021 Xtreme DIRTcar Series Finale at Modoc

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Photo Credit: DIRTcar Racing at xtremedirtcar.com

The A-Main: Hometown hero “Big Sexy” Brandon Overton used a late-race charge on the high side of a racy Modoc Speedway to pass Dustin Mitchell with three laps to go to win Saturday night’s Xtreme DIRTcar Series finale before a track-record crowd in South Carolina.  After a great battle for the lead with Ross Bailes, …

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Thursday Morning Thunder, Vol. 9: Recapping Dirt Racing’s 2021 ‘Preseason’

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This article is a week late, but that’s what happens when the World of Outlaws chooses to go all Cup Series on dirt racing fans like they did with turning the Bristol Bash into the Bristol Invitational last week.  With the majority of dirt racing series having left the state of Florida and scattering, concluding …

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Thinkin’ Dirty, Vol. 4: 2021 Sunshine Nationals & Wild West Shootout Finale

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Photo Credit: World Racing Group via Zach Yost Photography

The A-Main – Blairsville, Ga.’s Jonathan Davenport capped a strong performance in the desert with a commanding win in the $25,000 super late model finale of the Wild West Shootout at Arizona Speedway. Davenport, on the back of his third Shootout win, captured an additional $10,000 bonus for scoring three feature wins in the Shootout. …

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Thinkin’ Dirty, Vol. 2: 2021 Wild West Shootout & Ice Bowl

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Photo Credit: World Racing Group via Jim DenHamer

The A-Main: Blairsville, Ga.’s Jonathan Davenport put on a surgical display in Saturday night’s super late model opener of the Wild West Shootout at Arizona Speedway. Despite being new to the desert oval, Davenport weathered lap traffic and a nearly race-long challenge from western veteran Ricky Thornton Jr., scoring a $5,000 check for his first win …

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