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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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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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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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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CONCORD, NC — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has issued statewide orders for residents to shelter in place as part of the effort to curb the COVID-19 situation. Therefore, the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series, together with Illinois’ Farmer City Raceway, is postponing the Illini 100, which was originally scheduled for April 2-4. […]

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According to a Facebook post by the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office, racing at Lancaster Motor Speedway has been cancelled this weekend.   "There have been a lot of conversations this week concerning the race tomorrow night at Lancaster Motor Speedway," reads the post.  "After those conversations, the officials at Lancaster Motor Speedway have made […]

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On Friday, Speed51 will unveil its complete “Short Track Madness” bracket, where fans will vote for the top drivers in short track racing in a single-elimination tournament format.  Before we can set the field of 64, however, there is the matter of a play-in game, pitting dirt against pavement in a battle of Southeastern racers. […]

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On Tuesday, Lancaster Motor Speedway joined several tracks in South Carolina in postponing or cancelling their racing events for this weekend, after Governor Henry McMaster issued an executive order prohibiting events with 50 or more people statewide among other measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus .     However, the venue posted on […]

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A collection of four East Tennessee dirt tracks have suspended operations for at least 30 days amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a joint announcement by the tracks on Wednesday.   "Mitch McCarter , Roger Sellers , Gary Hall , and Landon Stallard have collectively decided to […]

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