Rowdy Manufacturing announced Tuesday evening it would rebrand, now known as Hamke Racecars, ALR Inc.  The name change comes as a tribute to the late Robert Hamke, as well as an effort to eliminate confusion resulting from the merger of Rowdy Manufacturing and Hamke Racecars and Parts in 2018.   “Rowdy Manufacturing, an industry leader […]

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2020 will be remembered as a year we said goodbye to many things.  Some of our tracks said goodbye for now and some had to make the tough call to close up for good.  Regardless, to me, 2020 is the year we said goodbye to many old friends.   First, it was Florida Legend David […]

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Matt Craig added a Green Jacket to his trophy collection on Saturday night, winning the Masters of the Pros presented by Day Racing Products at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway (TN).  He did so while paying tribute to a short track legend, dedicating the win to Robert Hamke.   Craig took the lead on lap 83 of […]

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Legendary car builder and racer Robert Hamke passed away Thursday morning at the age of 73.  Hamke, most notably known for founding Hamke Racecars & Parts, was a prominent figure in the short track racing community as a chassis manufacturer, car owner and driver during his many years in the sport.   As a driver, […]

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Dalton Armstrong of New Castle, Indiana will be making the trip to Orange County Speedway this weekend for the PASS National Championship Series race in Rougemont, North Carolina. Armstrong has paired up with team owner Robert Hamke to pilot the blue No. 74 Hamke house car during the Orange Blossom Special.   Armstrong, an ARCA/CRA […]

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Every season there is a group of drivers who make noise in the circles of Late Model Stock Cars in the Southeast. During the 2016 season, one of the noisiest drivers in the discipline was Josh Berry. Now, the JR Motorsports driver is looking to make some noise in another type of a race car: […]

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