BULLS GAP, Tenn. – Before one of the biggest crowds ever Saturday at Volunteer Speedway, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series made a much-anticipated return for the first time in a decade to “The Gap” for running of the $10,000-to-win East Tennessee Shootout. Much to delight of the partisan home-state fans packing the grandstands, three-time […]

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BULLS GAP, Tenn. – With heavy rain falling late Saturday afternoon and into the evening hours in locations around East Tennessee, only brief light drizzle fell at Volunteer Speedway and never delayed the racing program. Fans that didn’t let the threat of rain keep them home were treated to an exciting six division Championship Points […]

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BULLS GAP, Tenn.— After daytime high temperature reached the 70-degree mark Saturday in East Tennessee, once darkness arrived it turned off quite chilly. But with the blue moon (last that will occur until 2020) illuminating nighttime skies over Volunteer Speedway, a strong overall pit car-count of 90 entries provided intense Championship Points Racing action on […]

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BATAVIA, OH — The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will tackle three states in three days this week – battling in three action-packed events along the way.   For the first time since 2014, Volunteer Speedway will host the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, on Thursday, March 22. The 16th […]

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BULLS GAP, Tenn. — Volunteer Speedway honored one of the track’s and also East Tennessee’s finest racers with running of the fifth annual Walter Ball Memorial on “Fast Friday @ The Gap.” Walter, who was from Johnson City, and his son Dale are the only father-and-son to win Late Model championships at the track.   With […]

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BULLS GAP, Tenn. — The Ray Cook-promoted Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series helped Volunteer Speedway kick off its 43rd season of exciting dirt-track racing Friday night with running of the 15th annual Spring Thaw.   Mike Marlar of Winfield, Tenn., capitalized on the misfortune of race-long leader Chris Madden when he got together with […]

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BULLS GAP, Tenn. — Race fans from all 50 states and also from several foreign countries visit the East Tennessee region two times a year for NASCAR racing at nearby Bristol Motor Speedway, and many make the short drive down Interstate 81 to take in a night of exciting dirt racing on the high banks […]

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BULLS GAP, Tenn. — Dirt Late Model author Gary Parker will visit Volunteer Speedway on Friday and Saturday, April 15-16, during the 15th annual Spring Thaw weekend sanctioned by Ray Cook’s Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series.   Parker’s father took him to his first dirt-race at Boyd’s Speedway in Ringgold, Georgia, which sits just […]

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BULLS GAP, TN — The Southern All-Star Racing Series will visit Volunteer Speedway for the third annual Scott Sexton Memorial on Saturday, June 13, with the 52-lap Super Late Model event paying $5,200-to-win. Chris Madden of Gray Court, S.C., and Brad Neat of Dunnville, Ky., have respectively won the first two Scott Sexton Memorial events. […]

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Bulls Gap, TN — The Memorial Day holiday weekend is the official kickoff into summer. But more importantly, it’s time the country pauses to remember those who proudly wore the uniform while defending our freedoms and died serving in the United States Armed Forces.   Volunteer Speedway held round three (five scheduled in 2015) of the Carolina Clash Super […]

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