2020 has certainly been a year to remember.  While the COVID-19 pandemic halted racing for the most part in March and April, there was plenty of racing to follow once racing resumed in May and June.   Today, as we look forward to putting 2020 behind us, we take a look at the past year […]

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Short track racing facilities throughout the country have been tested throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.  While the impact has differed on a case-by-case basis, depending mostly on the impact of state and/or local government regulations, nearly every facility has been impacted in one way or another.  Many facilities in more open states have pulled through or […]

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Salem, IN  – With the recent decisions by the Ohio Governor regarding Covid-19 restrictions, fairs and speedways across the state have been hit with a ban on spectator events by local health agencies. While the Kil-Kare drag strip can go mainly unaffected because a majority of the events are participant driven, racing on the oval […]

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Bowman Gray Stadium announced Thursday morning that the popular North Carolina race track has canceled the 2020 racing season due to COVID-19 restrictions.   The track released the following statement on its social media pages:   “On July 14, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper extended “Phase 2” of COVID-19 restrictions for another three weeks until […]

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Days removed from another attempt at getting their season started Friday night with the Intimidator 100, Kalamazoo Speedway announced they will be suspending their season through August 8.  This impacts six race dates in total, including the Kalamazoo Klash that was scheduled on Wednesday, July 29.   When the orders were released that allowed 500 […]

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The Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway will start its 2020 season on Saturday, July 4, ushering in a new chapter in the history of the venerable racing venue.  The event will also serve as the first step towards returning professional sports to Nashville, thanks to a partnership between the speedway and the Metro Nashville Health Department.   […]

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MIDLOTHIAN, VA – Beginning on March 24, race tracks were considered “non-essential places of business,” and were required to close due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Over the past three months and through the phased reopening of Virginia, Southside Speedway has waited patiently for a date that would allow our racers and fans to return […]

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During Saturday’s CARS Tour drivers’ meeting at Hickory Motor Speedway, the series announced that a crew member who attended the series’ event last week at Ace Speedway had tested positive for COVID-19 in the days following the event.   Series officials did not confirm the identity of that person or which race team they were […]

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Riverhead Raceway owners Eddie & Connie Partridge and Tom Gatz announced Monday morning that due to the continuing Covid-19 worldwide pandemic and subsequent federal and state restrictions put into place by local & state officials they are forced to cancel all racing events for the month of June. In losing events slated for June Riverhead […]

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