From the dirt in North Carolina to the asphalt in Virginia, it was an action-packed weekend of short track racing. Let’s take a look at the top 10 stories from the weekend on Speed51.com.
Due to persistent rain showers, Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville officials postponed the 34th Annual All American 400 until April 13-14, 2019.
On an evening when Bobby McCarty secured his first CARS Late Model Stock Tour championship, the spotlight shined brightest on an upset winner to close out the series’ 2018 campaign.
Cris Michaud and Pat Malone are going to be busy for the foreseeable future. Michaud told Speed51.com that an agreement is in place for the two business partners to acquire White Mountain Motorsports Park (NH) from the Avery family.
The only thing that can defeat Superman is kryptonite, the rock that makes up his home planet. Apparently Tim Fuller had a little bit of kryptonite riding on his car, because he was able to catch and pass “Super” Matt Sheppard with less than five laps to go to take the win in the season finale for the Super DIRTcar Series at World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte (NC).
With time running out on the 2018 racing season, Corey Heim finally got his winning day in a Super Late Model during Saturday’s CARS Tour season finale at South Boston Speedway (VA).
What once started earlier this year, all the way back in February at the Volusia Speedway Park for the DIRTcar Nationals, is now complete. The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series wrapped up its 30th Anniversary tour on Saturday night at the Dirt Track at Charlotte in the World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am, where Scott Bloomquist won his first since Florida in February and fellow-Tennessee native Mike Marlar officially clinched his very first World of Outlaws championship points title.
The race is known as the All-American 400, but it was two Canadians scheduled to lead the field to the green flag after Saturday’s qualifying session at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville.
In fitting fashion, Donny Schatz came from 10th at The Dirt Track at Charlotte to win the final night of the World Finals presented by Can-Am. Schatz wrapped up his 10th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Championship on Thursday.
Twenty-four hours prior to taking the green flag for Saturday night’s 51st “Western World Championships” finale at Arizona Speedway, Tyler Courtney was lamenting how he threw away a victory in lapped traffic. Twenty-four hours later, Courtney was standing in victory lane, reversing the spell that cast him in the throes of lapped traffic.
Brett “The Jet Hearn” blasted into victory lane Saturday afternoon during the afternoon portion of the World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am.