STOCKTON, Calif. — March 19, 2016 — Seven-time World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz completed the sweep of the FVP Western Spring Shootout Saturday night, as he passed leader Joey Saldana with just five laps remaining en route to capturing his second win in as many nights at Stockton Dirt Track. […]

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IRWINDALE, Calif. – Todd Gilliland is making it look easy to compete and win the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and West.   Gilliland started from the pole and took the lead back from Ryan Partridge on Lap 123 to win the Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150 at California's Irwindale Speedway. His victory was his second […]

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  This weekend, lots of racing series will be kicking off their 2016 seasons, while others will be continuing their early slates with big races.  Speed51.com will keep track of it all here on Weekend Update, check back frequently to see who has won the biggest races of the weekend.   FRIDAY, MARCH 18   MIDWEST […]

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STOCKTON, Calif. —After missing the feature at Thunderbowl Raceway less than a week ago, seven-time World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz returned to victory lane Friday night, winning the opening night of the FVP Western Spring Shootout double-header at Stockton Dirt Track.   Schatz picked up his third victory of the […]

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There’s a good chance that if you watch television you already know Julia Landauer’s name.  The 24-year-old was a participant on the reality show “Survivor” in 2014.  Now she’ll be a contestant in a different reality show of sorts, the 2016 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season, driving for Bill McAnally starting with Saturday night’s […]

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CONCORD, N.C. – Officials of the Kulwicki Driver Development Program (KDDP) announced today the seven drivers who will represent the organization during the 2016 racing season. The seven drivers hail from six states spread from coast to coast. They range from 18 to 24 years in age.   The seven drivers, in alphabetical order, are: […]

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CORONA, California -- Austin Barnes just turned 21 and as a birthday present for its reigning champion the Lucas Oil Modified Series presented by LoanMart scheduled its regular season opener for Saturday, March 19, at Havasu 95 Speedway in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.   Actually, that's not quite true. The West's best short-track touring series […]

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Plans for Dan Holtz to compete full-time in the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series in 2016 have been put on hold due to the need for immediate reconstructive knee surgery.   Holtz, of Pacific Palisades, California began his return to racing last season after purchasing the car that Jim Pettit drove to […]

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SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA -- The Pacific Challenge Series presented by PenneyLawyers.com returns to racing this Saturday night at Loanmart Madera Speedway for its 2016 season opener. Super Late Model teams from all over the west will invade the one-third asphalt oval for a 75 lap feature to be televised on MAVTV.   The stop at Madera […]

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