The year was 2007. George W Bush was still President, Apple released the first IPhone and the Big 8 Late Model Series presented by Gandrud Chevrolet made its first trip to Dells Raceway Park. On that sweltering Tuesday evening in June, rookie Matt Byrne was quick qualifier, while eventual Series champion Ricky Bilderback made a […]

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Rockford Speedway, a NASCAR Home Track in Rockford, Illinois, and the Big 8 Late Model Series announced Wednesday that Gregg McKarns has resigned from his position within both organizations. The press release states that McKarns will explore new opportunities within the short track auto racing industry.   “I am grateful for the opportunity the Deery […]

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Jon Reynolds Jr. won the 48 lap feature for the Big 8 Late Models on Salute to America Night at Madison International Speedway. Jon Reynolds Jr. and Kevin Knuese paced the field of twenty-four to the green flag. Reynolds Jr. took the lead from the top with Dan Lensing, Dale Nottestad, and Bobby Wilberg up […]

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Casey Johnson fought through a rain delay, power outage, and lapped traffic to emerge victorious in the Big 8 Late Model Series presented by Gandrud Chevrolet feature event Memorial Day Monday at Columbus 151 Speedway.After three aborted starts to the event and with more threatening weather on the way, the race got underway with an announced […]

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11:16 We will see you Saturday for day two of the Larry Detjens Memorial. This is Kevin Ramsell, good night from State Park Speedway. 11:16 Special thanks to Al-Kul Performance Radiators for being this weekend’s sponsor of the Wisconsin Grand Slam Weekend. 11:15 Click here to visit site 11:15 We are going to close out […]

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Speed51.com Trackside Now – 10/10/09 – Oktoberfest at LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway (WI) (Replay) 11:20 Hello everyone and welcome to Trackside Now at La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway and the 40th annual Octoberfest races.   Today there is a stout line-up of qualifying and races.   The ASA Midwest Tour will qualify and have heat races today […]

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