While racing has shut down during the coronavirus pandemic, racers are looking for ways to pass the time.  Dirt Late Model racer Rick Eckert has found one such project for the job – preparing and restoring one of his father’s former race cars.   Irvin Eckert, Jr. – or Junior Eckert, as he was […]

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MIDDLETOWN, NY – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ‘Hard Clay Open’ at Orange County Fair Speedway has been postponed.   The event, serving as the opener for the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco Modified Halmar International North Region, was scheduled for Sunday, April 19 at the five-eighths-mile oval. […]

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Richmond, KY – Officials with the ULTIMATE Heart of America Super Late Model Series have announced the season opener, slated for April 4th has been postponed. Richmond Raceway in Richmond, KY was set to host the $5,054 to win event. However, in accordance with Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear’s orders to limit gatherings during the COVID-19 […]

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Brasstown, NC -- Officials with the Schaeffer’s Oil Spring Nationals Series, Wythe Raceway in Rural Retreat, Va. and Tazewell Speedway have announced the postponement of the events scheduled for Friday April 10 and Saturday April 11.   In addition, the tour has announced the postponement of the April 17 Shamrock event at Boyd’s Speedway […]

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FULTON, NY – With continuing guidelines set forth by government officials regarding the COVID-19 situation, the Fulton Speedway will cancel its annual opening Highbank Holdup Weekend featuring the DIRTcar 358 Modified Series and DIRTcar Sportsman Modified Series to be held on April 24 and 25.   “It’s unfortunate that we do have to cancel the […]

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John Reinke’s life will never be the same following his prominent role in the popular Netflix documentary known as “Tiger King.”  But before, during and after his time working as the manager of the G.W. Zoo, one thing has remained constant: his love for short track racing.   Reinke, who resides in the small Texas […]

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Speedway, Indiana - Seven races from USAC’s National series calendar for the month of April, as well as eight from the Regional schedule, have been postponed/canceled due to the ongoing Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic.   The National events affected by the circumstances include three USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car and four USAC NOS Energy Drink National […]

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Carnesville, GA – Officials with the FASTRAK Racing Series powered by Chevrolet Performance and Friendship Motor Speedway have announced that the tour’s season opener, slated for April 11 has been postponed. The postponement comes after North Carolina Governor, Roy Cooper, issued a “stay at home” order through April 30 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.   “While we […]

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LaFARGEVILLE, NY – With New York State Governor Cuomo’s extension of the “pause” in New York State, which bans non-essential gatherings of any size, Tyler Bartlett, the owner and promoter of the Can-Am Speedway, and Super DIRTcar Series director Dean Reynolds have agreed to postpone the Super DIRTcar Series opening event on Saturday, April 11. […]

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Pittsburgh, PA – Officials with the ULTIMATE Northeast Super Late Model Series and Hagerstown Speedway have announced that the season opener, slated for March 28th has been postponed with no rescheduled date immediately available. Maryland Governor, Larry Hogan, by executive order closed all non-essential business in the state effective at 5:00 pm on Monday. The […]

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